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One day after his wife Janay opened up to to Today, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice told his side of the story, including why he didn't publicly apologize to Janay and his hopes for his future career.
Newscatcher: A Memoir by John Palmer
If you were anywhere near a TV set on Jan. 28, 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, chances are you learned the news of the tragedy from NBC News correspondent John Palmer. With NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw temporarily unavailable that afternoon, it was Palmer, the newsreader for Today, who broke in with a special report and stayed with the story for hours as it unfolded.
Natalie Morales, Willie Geist
NBC has responded to reports that Natalie Morales and Willie Geist have been dropped from the Today show, saying the rumors are "wrong — period."
Natalie Morales is planning to leave Today due to behind-the-scenes power struggles, Page Six reports.
One year after Paula Deen's emotional meltdown on Today — in which she insisted she wasn't racist and claimed she didn't know the N-word was offensive — the chef returned to the morning show Tuesday in an attempt to revive her career.
It's hard to say no to Meredith Vieira. While putting together her new daytime show, NBCUniversal executives let the host pick her executive producer, sidekick, band — even the furniture on her set (a tatty, pet-ravaged couch from her Westchester, New York, home). Perhaps the "suits" — as Vieira calls them — are aware that she is one of the rare TV talents who is not afraid to walk away from it all.
After becoming, at age 35 in 1989, the youngest correspondent ever hired by 60 Minutes, she left the prestigious CBS newsmagazine two years later to have her second child when then-executive producer Don Hewitt refused her request to work part-time. Her very public decision sparked a national conversation on the challenges for women who balance motherhood and career. After an Emmy award-winning stint on the ABC newsmagazine Turning Point, she changed course, becoming a founding panelist on the daytime coffee klatch The View in 1997.
Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer
A forthcoming book about newswomen Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour hints that there may be something more than a professional rivalry between Couric and Sawyer.
In The News Sorority, which will be released on September 30, author Sheila Weller alleges that Couric once made a snarky comment about Sawyer, implying that the ABC World News anchor trades sex for stories.
There's another Today show baby on the way!
Correspondent Jenna Wolfe announced on Friday's show that she and her partner, NBC News correspondent Stephanie Gosk, are expecting their second child. Fittingly, she revealed the news during a segment on creative baby announcements.
Siri Pinter, Carson Daly
Carson Daly and his fiancée, Siri Pinter, are proud parents to a baby girl.
Kathie Lee Gifford
Forget about Peter Pan. Kathie Lee Gifford has written a Today show musical that will air live sometime this year.