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Scare up the best Halloween treats on the small screen

You don't have to dress up and go door-to-door to find tricks and treats to satisfy your Halloween cravings. In fact, you don't even have to leave your living room.Grab your own popcorn, candy and other confections and plop down on the sofa for some seriously spooktacular viewing with a host of holiday-appropriate movies, specials and marathons.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:21:15 GMT
Dr. Rick Sacra: Mandatory health care worker quarantines could reduce ability to fight Ebola

Officials in New York, New Jersey and Indiana have announced mandatory quarantines for travelers returning from West African countries currently affected by the Ebola outbreak who have the highest risk of contracting the virus, including health care workers.Dr. Rick Sacra, the third American to become infected with Ebola in Liberia who has been virus-free since Sept.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:08:00 GMT
Marysville student witness: 'Everyone was shocked' in cafeteria during shooting

Alan Perez, a junior at Marysville Pilchuck High School who was in the cafeteria during Fridays horrific school shooting, joined TODAYs Lester Holt on Saturday to describe the scene and discuss he how he and his fellow classmates are coping.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:41:00 GMT
Meet a couple who fell in love, got engaged, on Instagram

It was love at first post for Cory and Bethany, who met by following each on Instagram. After documenting their first date and thousands more photos of their relationship on Instagram, the two are set to tie the knot. TODAY's Sheinelle Jones reports.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:54:00 GMT
Utah town celebrates Halloween, Christmas early for little boy dying of leukemia

The holidays have come early to West Jordan, Utah, where the community is celebrating both Halloween and Christmas for 4-year-old Ethan Van Leuven, who is losing his battle with a rare form of leukemia. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:50:00 GMT
'Make a Difference Day' encourages millions to get out and give back

Launched 24 years ago by USA Today, "Make a Difference Day" encourages millions to give back to their communities, whether they're regular volunteers or trying to figure out a way to contribute. This year, NBC is joining the collaboration. TODAY's Erica Hill reports.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:32:00 GMT
J.K. Rowling announces new Harry Potter story to come on Halloween

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling says that she will release a new story from the Harry Potter world this Halloween. The tale will illustrate the backstory of Hogwarts professor, and later headmistress, Dolores Umbridge. TODAY's Sheinelle Jones reports from the Orange Room.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:18:00 GMT
Closer than 3 brothers: 2 Marysville victims were cousins of gunman

Two of the four teens injured during Friday's school shooting in Marysville, Washington, were cousins of the attacker Jaylen Ray Fryberg, according to family members."They're just three complete buddies and they couldn't be closer than three brothers," said Don Hatch, grandfather of one of the victims. "Only God knows why it happened.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:18:00 GMT
What you need to do to get your garden ready for winter

The leaves tumbling down into our yards are natures way of telling us its time to get the garden ready for winter. When dying leaves drift onto the ground, they give the earth food thats vital for the buds of spring. This is what is happening in nature, saysgardening expert C. L. Fornari, so we gardeners should take a hint.






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:46:47 GMT
Katy Perry turns 30! 13 times we celebrated the singer's colorful style

Even though she's turning 30 years old on Saturday, Katy Perry is clearly still living her version of the "Teenage Dream."Her colorful approach to performance, beauty and style would be worth celebrating on most days, but since it's the pop star's birthday, let's do it up big here with a look back at some memorable moments. Let the fireworks begin ...






Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:39:15 GMT
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