| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Whether we watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade at home, snuggled in pajamas, or lined along Manhattan's West Side, bundled against the usual chill, it's one of the few traditions Americans share.
The 85th annual parade begins on NBC Thursday...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Through a fortuitous series of events, because someone knew someone who knew someone, I watched Friday's remarkable opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games by way of the BBC — which is to say, without commercials or Ryan Seacrest and with...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Former "Today" show host Meredith Vieira and her husband, Richard Cohen, have purchased a house in the Hollywood Hills for $1.115 million.
The midcentury contemporary features vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and nearly 1,...
| Aug 12, 2012
"Today"show special correspondent for the Olympics Meredith Vieira and her husband, Richard Cohen, have bought a house in the Hollywood Hills for $1.115 million.
The midcentury contemporary features vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, three bedrooms, two...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:52 AM
It's hard to focus on tonight's "Bachelor Pad" while we are eagerly awaiting ABC to confirm Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte as the next Bachelor.
And this isn't a pipe dream like our "Make Chris Harrison the Next Bachelor" Facebook group. A few...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:21 AM
At age 31, Adam Greenberg’s dream of returning to a major-league batter’s box was fading.
Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, was beaned in the back of his head in his one and only plate appearance with the Cubs on July 9, 2005. He played...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 8:01 AM
I told myself I wasn't going to go here -- I wasn't going to weigh in on the pasting Matt Lauer was taking on Twitter Thursday and Friday for his less-than-stellar performance as TV host for NBC's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
From #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics.
And while there is...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
By now, many have seen the horrific photograph from the front page of the New York Post ("Police question man in N.Y. subway train death," Dec. 5). A man clings helplessly to the platform of a New York subway seconds before he is struck and killed by an...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, appeared on NBC News' TODAY show Monday, where she said the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot her son in...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:08 PM
NBC, CBS and ABC this morning all turned to the story of Trayvon Martin. There has been national outrage that the 17-year-old from Miami was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford.
NBC's "Today" talked to Trayvon's mother,...