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Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is working to claim his spot on the U.S. swimming team ahead of the Rio 2016 games. If he qualifies, this will be his fifth time going to the Olympics. Now a fianc and a father, he tells TODAY's Matt Lauer that after checking himself into rehab following a DUI, he's "happier than I've ever been in my entire life." (Run time: 2:17)

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The 50-year-old model and her daughter have posed again as mirror images of one another.

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Once a year, big-name comedians return to their hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, to raise money for the Cancer Center at Children's Mercy hospital. TODAY's Al Roker sat down with some of the comedic heavyweights to learn how the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend got started. (Run time: 4:23)

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:20:36 GMT
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:30:00 GMT
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