| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:18 AM
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is covering the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, so he wasn't available to slow jam the news on Jimmy Fallon's third episode of "The Tonight Show," but he was able to do the next best thing. Using snippets from dozens of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Mrs. Carter goes to Washington — again! Beyonce helped pal Michelle Obama, you know, the first lady of the United States, celebrate her 50th birthday at the White House on Saturday.
The "XO" singer, 32, who also performed at President Obama's...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest.
But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The anti-vaccination movement has long been a public menace. It's responsible for the resurgence of numerous serious diseases that were on the decline, including measles, mumps and whooping cough.
Now the movement has been given a big booster shot by...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet.
We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis.
But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:32 PM
A science teacher in Iowa claims to have lost 37 pounds after eating McDonald's for 90 days.
And he didn't just eat salads.
"I had the Big Macs, I had the Quarter Pounders with cheese, I had sundaes, I had ice cream cones," John Cisna told KCCI.com....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Matt Lauer single-handedly turned NBC's "Today" into a vortex of Halloween gender confusion Thursday when he unveiled his chosen costume, that of "Baywatch" vixen Pamela Anderson.
Sporting a blond wig, the striking red "Baywatch" one-piece and even more...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Katie Couric's high-profile return to daytime television is coming to an end.
Couric and the Disney/ABC Television Group, which distributes her syndicated talk show, "Katie," said Thursday that it would end next summer after two seasons. The show airs...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:58 AM
After the coffee. Before finishing the Christmas shopping.
The Skinny: Was watching the underrated "Carlito's Way" again last night. Poor Carlito, if only he'd taken Benny Blanco from the Bronx seriously. For a Friday before Christmas week, we've got a...