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Family of young girl with cancer praises Miranda Lambert for touching concert gesture

The family of a 7-year-old girl with cancer is praising Miranda Lambert for the touching moment they shared at the country stars recent concert, and hoping it raises awareness for their foundation that helps other kids who are fighting the disease.Brooke Hester has battled neuroblastoma a cancer that forms in nerve tissue for more than half her young life.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:23:04 GMT
Social media tipsters hope to solve Philadelphia hate crime case

Social media sometimes gets a bad rap as the scourge of modern society, but in Philadelphia this week, police are hopeful that it may lead to a significant break in a case involving a brutal hate crime attack.In the wake of a Sept.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:22:00 GMT
Lauren Conrad's dream wedding day came with a dress to match

Former reality TV star Lauren Conrad experienced the ultimate reality when she wed William Tell on Saturday. The onetime star of "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" tied the knot with the former Something Corporate guitarist in an intimate ceremony on the California coast. And now, the details of her look are being made available.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:42:00 GMT
Why one dad hates homework as much as his kid does

Fall is in the air, the days are growing shorter, and the backpacks all the heavier. Homework is back, and it is bending backs, too. It is a heavy load for a kid to carry, and I am as unhappy about it as my 11-year-old middle school student.Its the fourth week of school and my son is averaging well over three hours of homework per evening, plus a few more hours over the weekend.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:06:36 GMT
'Mindy Project' star Adam Pally spars with Kathie Lee over celery and more

How did comedian Adam Pally manage to land his role as Dr. Peter Prentice on The Mindy Project? Well, it wasn't exactly a medical miracle: He was handpicked by show creator Mindy Kaling. So its basically not an interesting story, Kathie Lee Gifford joked to the "Happy Endings" alum as she and Hoda Kotb sipped Bloody Marys with their guest on TODAY Wednesday.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:58:49 GMT
Woman 'miraculously' finds 'needle-in-a-haystack' liver donor, becomes his wife

Nicole Munda was 29yearsold when doctors diagnosed her with a rare liver disease. She needed to findacompatibledonor or she'd die in months. Nicole's touching story, how she found more than just a donor at a NASCAR race, is fromSquire Rushnell's "Godwink" series.When I entered the stadium, I was overwhelmed. The sound of the race cars and 125,000 cheering people lifted my spirits.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:55:26 GMT
For the win: TODAY fans pass along pics of their girls on the gridiron

When TODAY.com posted the story of Mary Kate Smith a Mississippi homecoming queen who also happens to be the kicker on her high-school football team fans on TODAYs Facebook page were quick to share their own photos and anecdotes of girls on the gridiron.Kaitlyn Warner found Smith's story eerily similar to her own: She even has my [jersey] number!

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:35:32 GMT
Savannah Guthrie and baby Vale get a visit from Hoda, Jenna Bush Hager

While at home on maternity leave, Savannah Guthrie had some special guests drop by.On Tuesday, Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager paid a visit to Savannah and baby daughter Vale, who is just over a month old. Her little baby Vale is so cute, Hoda told co-host Kathie Lee Gifford, as both cooed over pictures of the baby in a red and white striped onesie wearing booties on her hands.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:18:00 GMT
Debra Messing: 6 things I've learned about being a working mom

Debra Messing gets it. She doesn't just play a working mom on TV (in "Mysteries of Laura"), she is a working mother to 10-year-old Roman.Talk to Messing and it becomes clear: She knows. Even though she's a celebrity, she gets the emotional and time crunch that affects every working mom. She feels it in her gut, like we all do, and she's not going to sugarcoat it.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:51:48 GMT
Mom's home! Toddler ignores military protocol, runs into soldier's arms

Military protocol was no match for a 3-year-old boy's love for his mom during an emotional reunion on Tuesday.As Kathryn Waldvogel, 25, stood in line waiting to be dismissed from the Minnesota National Guard's 114th Tranportation Company after serving nine months in Afghanistan, her son, Cooper, couldn't wait any longer.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:34:00 GMT
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