New studies are showing one third of Americans aren t getting enough sleep, at least eight hours a night, and researchers are saying a chronic lack of sleep can lead to heart problems, mood disorders, and more. NBC s Tamron Hall reports and Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses the findings.
A passenger who was tackled by fellow air travelers aboard a flight from Hong Kong to New Jersey was hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation after witnesses say he screamed that passengers had been poisoned.
U.S.-led international troops handed control of Afghanistan s national security to local forces Tuesday a moment President Hamid Karzai described as historic.
A video is trending online of a man who gets on a crowded elevator, then pretends to channel the Jedi Force from Star Wars to repeatedly open the doors.
The legendary entertainer took a swipe at Orthodox Jews in Israel who compel women to sit in the back of buses and limit their ability to participate in religious rituals.
The Safety Chick Kathleen Baty shows off a variety of products you can use to protect your family while on vacation, such as a passport made with material that ensures thieves can t access your personal information, a cell phone hot spot to prevent browsing the web on public Wi-Fi and door anchors to avoid a hotel robbery.
If you are one of the 1.8 million people over 55 who are unemployed, AARP is here to help. The organization has released its list of the best employers for boomer workers, from universities to banks and government agencies. TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky discusses the list.
Self-defense experts Steve Kardian and Gabrielle Rubin show Kathie Lee and Hoda four moves you can use if someone attacks you on the street. They also say to be safe you should trust your intuition, and show how not to present yourself as a target to offenders.
Congressman Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, talks to TODAY s Savannah Guthrie about the recently leaked NSA secrets and his concerns about how Edward Snowden had access to them, saying he has released false information.
The newly crowned Miss USA Erin Brady, 25, talks about being one of the older competitors, saying maturity is an advantage, and reunites with her grandmother who wasn t able to attend the pageant in Las Vegas.
From textbooks to tablets, some innovative thinkers are unlocking new and powerful ways to teach kids, changing the way we look at our education system. NBC s Craig Melvin reports.
The initial photo which sparked outrage across the Web captured a second grade class with one wheelchair-bound student all alone, far off to the side.
A Densuke watermelon sells for $3,000 at auction in Japan as the summer watermelon season kicks off. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
After photographs appear to show his hands around her neck, Nigella Lawson s husband, Charles Saatchi, has accepted a caution from London police, meaning he admits to the assault but is not convicted. NBC s Michelle Kosinski reports.
As NSA leaker Edward Snowden reveals more secrets about the agency s surveillance programs, President Obama is speaking out, saying he has asked the intelligence community to see how much of this we can declassify without further compromising the program. NBC s Andrea Mitchell reports.