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Oct 8, 2019

An 8-Year-Old Girl Was Denied a Class Picture Because of Her Hair

An 8-Year-Old Girl Was Denied a Class Picture Because of Her Hair

Latoya Howard’s 8-year-old daughter Marian couldn’t wait to show off her red extensions at school. “Marian had been wanting colorful braids for a long time,” Howard, 35, told TODAY Parents.

Oct 9, 2019

Teacher Who Died From Cancer Penned Her Own Inspiring Obit

Teacher Who Died From Cancer Penned Her Own Inspiring Obit

A Pennsylvania teacher who fought laryngeal cancer for two years penned an obituary before her death last month urging people to enjoy life and "let go of the insignificant things." Ashley Ann Kuzma, of Beaver...

Oct 5, 2019

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Domestic abuse is a leading problem in American homes and it can take many different forms. When the abuse leaves no physical marks, outsiders may not recognize when all is not well and the abused person...

Sep 29, 2019

John Cena Surprises Police Officer Who Was Shot in Head

John Cena Surprises Police Officer Who Was Shot in Head

An injured Colorado Springs police officer and his family received the surprise of their lives Friday morning when John Cena showed up at their home. Back in 2018, Cem Duzel was shot in the head and critically...

Sep 24, 2019

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

CBD has exploded in popularity over the last year, with countless numbers of people trying it as a sleep aid or relief for pain and anxiety. One concern is, there's been no guidance on how to use CBD, or...

Sep 18, 2019

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Shocking New 'Back to School' PSA

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Shocking New 'Back to School' PSA

A chilling new PSA by Sandy Hook Promise that debuted on TODAY Wednesday depicts students showing off their new school gear like backpacks, binders and jackets as a school shooting erupts, prompting the items to...

Sep 17, 2019

Why Oakland A's Pitcher Mike Fiers Played With Unusual Beard

Why Oakland A's Pitcher Mike Fiers Played With Unusual Beard

There are many ways to keep the attention of fans while on the ball field. Apparently, wearing a very weird beard is one of them. Meet Oakland A's starter Mike Fiers, who on Saturday night showed up at...

Sep 17, 2019

Kale Candy Canes Are Here to Ruin Christmas — and Everything Else

Kale Candy Canes Are Here to Ruin Christmas — and Everything Else

For anybody with a sweet tooth who is completely over traditional candy canes, there's a new flavor hitting store shelves ahead of the holidays that will really give your taste buds a kick ...

Sep 16, 2019

Bride Surprises Grandmother Who Couldn't Fly to Wedding With a Special Photo Shoot

Bride Surprises Grandmother Who Couldn't Fly to Wedding With a Special Photo Shoot

As a child, Tara Foley always had a special relationship with her grandmother. And as she grew into adulthood, the 37-year-old came to appreciate the matriarch of her family even more. So when she got engaged,

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Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder After Deadly Shooting
Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder After Deadly Shooting

The Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson early Saturday morning has been charged with murder, Tarrant County records show.

Family, Friends Remember Woman Killed by Officer in FW Home
Family, Friends Remember Woman Killed by Officer in FW Home

Family and friends are remembering the 28-year-old woman killed in her home early Saturday morning by a police officer.

Strong Storms Possible Tuesday
Strong Storms Possible Tuesday

Tuesday will be a warm day with highs in the mid to upper 80s, but a cold front will move into North Texas in the afternoon, increasing the chance of showers and storms.

Skid Shifts Cowboys Talk From Super Bowl to Garrett's Future
Skid Shifts Cowboys Talk From Super Bowl to Garrett's Future

Dallas' three-game losing streak shifts Cowboys talk from Super Bowl after fast start, to how much longer Jason Garrett will be coach.

Bolton Called Giuliani's Ukrainian Efforts 'Drug Deal': Hill
Bolton Called Giuliani's Ukrainian Efforts 'Drug Deal': Hill

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton was so disturbed by Rudy Giuliani’s efforts to get the Ukrainians to investigate President Donald Trump’s political opponents that he called it a “drug deal,” former...

Virtual Reality Gives Sick Babies Their Best Chance
Virtual Reality Gives Sick Babies Their Best Chance

Advancements in medical technology is giving critically sick patients their best chance of getting well. That's especially true for babies born with congenital heart defects, which often require complex...