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I look like a movie star: Woman's Ambush Makeover at age 77 brings everyone to tears

Today's Ambush Makeover had everything you expect from our favorite Fourth Hour segment and more: Dramatic transformations, tears, and a lot of love.The emotional journey began with Christy Miller from St. Louis, whose mom and sister encouraged her to stop by the TODAY plaza and let celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and style expert Jill Martin upgrade her hair, makeup and wardrobe.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:58:39 GMT
Socks with sandals: fall fashion do or don't-even-think-about-it?

Have trouble letting go of your comfy summer wear?Teva hears you. That's why the sandal brand partnered with Woolrich to extend the closet shelf life of your beloved open-toed footwear into fall.With socks.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:21:00 GMT
Trail Goes Cold After Tourists' Beach Slayings

Police took samples from at least 11 Burmese migrant workers on the island of Koh Tao as well as the British roommate of the male victim.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:48:53 GMT
Stop wasting money! Here are the only 12 items that any fall wardrobe needs

Trends may come and go, but these twelve staples will withstand the test of time. Consider this your essential fall wardrobe guide!Sleek (and slimming) blazerA blazer shows you mean business, but it shouldnt be restricted to the boardroom. Wear it off-duty with denim or a dress to instantly transform any look from frumpy to chic. (Gap Classic Pique Blazer, $88 at gap.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:04:00 GMT
Boxes, balancing and more: 9 things I wish I knew before getting a cat

There are cat people, there are dog people, and there are both kinds of people. Im both kinds. I share a home with a huge 13-year-old cat named Diego and two huge older dogs named Frida and Manny, and we rarely leave each others sight.These three furry sentinels monitor my every move in my home. They follow me to the refrigerator. They follow me to the microwave. They follow me to the bathroom.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:12:00 GMT
Travel Industry Battles Minimum Wage Hike

Travel industry paints a rosy picture of the hotel business even as it is battling labor gourps trying to raise the minimum wage for tourism workers.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:11:46 GMT
Queen Letizia's guide to mastering white style after Labor Day

Queen Letizia is the latest star in a long line of stylish royals and one that is regularly spotted wearing head-to-toe white, even during fall and winter.True, weve been hearing all our lives that one must transfer to darker hues come Sept., but fashion experts such as Karl Lagerfeld and Diane Lane have shown that some "rules" are simply outdated traditions.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:48:08 GMT
Tourist Slain on Beach Died From Drowning, Head Wound

David Miller, 24, was found naked and bloodied next to 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge on the beach at Thai scuba-diving hotspot Koh Tao.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:46:29 GMT
California Permits Punch the Gas on Self-Driving Cars

Testing of self-driving cars has been going on in a number of states for a while, but regulations are starting to catch up to the nascent industry.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:06:37 GMT
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