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TLC's highest-rated new show, 90 Day Fiance, follows six foreigners who traveled to the U.S. on K-1 visas to join their partners for 90 days. At the end of those three months, the two must decide to get married or return to their home countries. TODAY's Erica Hill has more.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:45:00 GMT
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Three years ago, 24-year-old Sam Schmid was in a coma for two weeks after a near-fatal car accident. As doctors were getting ready to take Sam off life support, he moved two fingers. NBC's Kerry Sanders has the miraculous story.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:44:00 GMT
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What we eat can cut the risk of developing chronic diseases that make us old before our time: high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Abundant scientific research has shown how important food is to healthy aging.What is meant by "anti-aging"? It's not a vague beauty term, its markers are radiant hair, skin, daily physical activity, a positive mindset and preventing chronic disease.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:42:42 GMT
Improved US-Cuba relations could change baseball for the better

After half a century, the people of Cuba envision better lives for themselves after the promise of an improved relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. This strengthened relationship brings new hope to Cuban baseball players, who typically have to defect in order to join the major leagues. NBC's Jacob Rascon reports.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:08:00 GMT
Video shows Ray Rice and wife after elevator incident

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:06:00 GMT
President Obama calls Sony decision a 'mistake'

Before President Obama left for his annual Christmas vacation to Honolulu, he responded to Sony's decision to pull "The Interview," calling it a 'mistake.' The President also vowed to retaliate after finding out North Korea was behind the Sony hacking. NBC's Kristen Welker reports.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:03:00 GMT
Storms could create travel nightmare before Christmas

Storms could affect millions of people on both the East and West Coasts this week, just days before Christmas. NBC's Dylan Dreyer explains what holiday travelers should expect to encounter on the roads and in the skies.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:02:00 GMT
Star goalie Tim Howard inspires others with Tourette syndrome in new role as commentator

Growing up with Tourette syndrome, the last thing Tim Howard could have imagined was that one day millions would listen to him serve as a commentator on a live television broadcast.The hero of the run by the U.S.

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