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Love is the secret ingredient for this Memphis soul food restaurant

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:20<p>May 27th, 2018<p>B.J. Chester Tamayo opened Alcenia's soul food restaurant in Memphis 20 years ago after the death of her son – but she knew nothing about food at the time. She says it’s the love she has that attracts people from …

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With 30 burials a day, Arlington National Cemetery is running out of space

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:00<p>May 27th, 2018<p>Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia is the final resting place for more than 400,000 members of the armed services and other dignitaries. After more than 150 years, space is becoming limited. In this week’s Sunday …

Remembrance Day

Get off the scale! Here are 4 simple signs you're losing weight - TODAY.com

Do you ever feel like your workouts aren’t intense enough, so they're not effective? Or maybe you wake up feeling hungry, and it freaks you out because you think your body needs to eat more food, but you’re worried it will lead to weight gain? Maybe the scale has actually gone UP even though you …

Fitness

The top buys from Nordstrom's huge sale, according to our style editor

Looking for a staple summer sandal? What about the perfect dress for every or any upcoming wedding? Have you found the swimsuit you'll wear to the pool? If you answered no to any of those questions, you're in luck.<p>Nordstrom's Half-Yearly sale is stocked with summer styles, including clothes, …

Clothing

Ellen Pompeo said her purse was stolen on Italian vacation: 'I blame the rosé!'

Ellen Pompeo's Italian vacation took a turn for the distressing this week — but thankfully she knew how to handle it.<p>The "Grey's Anatomy" star, 48, revealed Friday on Instagram that her picturesque trip to Florence was interrupted by an attempted robbery.<p>"My purse was stolen from right under my …

Ellen Pompeo

Ireland repeals abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

LONDON — Ireland voted to overturn its constitutional ban on abortion Saturday in the latest example of how the traditionally Catholic country is embracing a more liberal stance.<p>More than 66 percent of Irish voters chose to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which has effectively banned abortion in the …

Northern Ireland

Tips for staying safe in the summer, from sunscreen picks to avoiding ticks

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:26<p>May 26th, 2018<p>The start of summer means people are spending more time in the sun and at the beach. NBC News medical correspondent Dr. John Torres joins TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones and Craig Melvin with tips to keep you and your family …

Sunscreen

To raise awareness of electric shock drowning family shares daughter's story

The Saturday before Easter 2017, two colleagues, Shelly Darling, 34, and Elizabeth Whipple, 41, visited Lake Tuscaloosa in Alabama to soak up the sun on a family dock. A few hours later, family members discovered the women’s possessions, but saw no sign of the sunbathers. After a police search, …

Snorkeling

20 Ways You Know You Are Pregnant | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p><i>I am pregnant with my fifth child. Let it be known my kids are all under the age of 8. This means I have spent only three of the last eight years wearing pants without an elastic waistband. I have</i> …

Catch up on this week’s biggest headlines with The Weekly Download

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 2:41<p>May 26th, 2018<p>The past week was full of big stories: One of Michael Cohen’s business partners cutting a deal with the special counsel’s investigation; the lava pouring out of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii continuing to be …

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Trump hints axed summit with Kim Jong Un might be back on

LONDON — President Donald Trump may have torn up plans for his June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un, but experts believe talks with North Korea still remain a more likely prospect than conflict.<p>The White House stunned friend and foe alike Thursday, abruptly canceling the Singapore meeting 18 days before …

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Winnie the Pooh is back in new 'Christopher Robin' trailer — watch it now!

Winnie the Pooh is back!<p>Get ready to feel like a kid again, because the trailer for Disney's "Christopher Robin" is filled with the magic of lovable Pooh and his pals Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl.<p>The new live-action movie stars Ewan McGregor as the now-grown-up Christopher …

Winnie-the-Pooh

How loud restaurants can lead to unhealthy eating choices

Enjoying a meal over a little melodious clamor can be a wonderful part of dining out. But it turns out the volume of that tune may play a role in what we order — and it could be bad for our waistlines.<p>In a recent study conducted by Dipayan Biswas, PhD, marketing professor at the University of South …

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Our favorite deals and sales to shop this Memorial Day Weekend

Hello, summer! And hello, Memorial Day Sales!<p>As we officially kick off the season, be sure to check out some of the best Memorial Day sales and deals at your favorite retailers. This is a big shopping weekend, so naturally, the Shop TODAY team scoped out some stellar deals and put them in an …

Memorial Day

This dad brought his late son's girlfriend to prom

Kaylee Suders had no intention of attending her senior prom after her boyfriend, Carter Brown, died in a car crash several weeks ago. It took a special request to make her change her mind.<p>"I said, I know Carter’s not here to take you, but maybe I can be the next best thing,'' Carter's father, …

High School

Charcoal grilling 101: Here's how to get that perfect sear every time

<i>There's nothing like smell of a charcoal grill being fired up to get us salivating and ready to celebrate summer. Here, Adam Rapoport, editor-in-chief of Bon Appetit, shares the basics for charcoal grilling.</i><p>How to start a charcoal grill<p>Traditional briquettes are inexpensive, light easily, and burn …

BBQ

Former 'Bachelorette' star Ali Fedotowsky-Manno welcomes 2nd child

Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is the proud parent of a sweet boy!<p>The former “Bachelorette” star welcomed her second child early Thursday. She made the announcement on Instagram, sharing a black-and-white pic taken by photographer Ashley Burns of her and her husband, Kevin Manno, smiling at their new bundle …

Burns

Mom officiates a couple's hospital wedding while in labor

Most people, when they’re in labor, aren’t really in the mood to meet new people. But New Yorker Sushma Dwivedi Jindal not only met some new friends while in the labor and delivery ward of New York Presbyterian/Cornell Weill Hospital last week — but she also married them.<p>Jindal was getting her …

Pregnancy

Kensington Palace reveals new coat of arms for Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

The former Meghan Markle — now known as Her Royal Highness Meghan, Duchess of Sussex — not only has a new title since marrying Prince Harry, she has a coat of arms, too.<p>Kensington Palace revealed it to the public on Friday, but the design came as no surprise to Meghan herself.<p>After all, she had …

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After couple's cancer journey, community comes together to help them get married

Since 2011, Eric Genzen has been undergoing cancer treatments — from debilitating medications to painful surgeries. But by his side the entire time has been Holly Morey, who Genzen met in 2010.<p>Genzen, who lives in Des Moines, Iowa, says when he first was diagnosed with melanoma, marrying Morey …

Weddings

7 books kids should read this summer, according to a school librarian

From math flashcards to summer reading lists, all parents have big plans for educational summer activities that will keep kids using their brains.<p>But sometimes, parents find August looming and realize there have been more water gun fights and video game marathons than multiplication tables …

Books

The search for a 'forever home': Teen foster kids just want family, love

Tiara Sherman, 16, used to dread when her teachers would find out she lived in a group home for foster children. Afterward, they would smile at her differently, with pity in their eyes.<p>"I hate the word 'foster child,'" Tiara told TODAY Parents. "Don't treat me differently. I want to be treated like …

Foster Care

This $8 odor eliminating spray is my secret to smelling fresh all day

Some things just always stink. A kindergartner's lunchbox, a high schooler's sports equipment, a dog's favorite spot on the sofa, clothes after eating in a smoky restaurant ... and the list goes on.<p>Back where I’m from in Louisiana, Tex Mex is almost like a religion. But, a weekly visit to my …

Sofa

Anne Hathaway watches the first commercial she ever shot and cringes: 'It was bad'

Anne Hathaway has given us a behind-the-scenes look at the fashion industry in "The Devil Wears Prada." She's sung for us in "Les Miserables." What we hadn't realized she'd also done, however, is tried to sell us a home.<p>On "The Late Show" Thursday, host Stephen Colbert presented the Oscar-winning …

Anne Hathaway

How sleeping in this weekend may protect against early death

Short sleep is associated with increased mortality. But there is a way to make up for the damage.<p>Go ahead, get some extra sleep this weekend. A recent study shows that sleeping in on weekends might improve the health of people who struggle to get enough during the week.<p>“Short sleep during both …

Sleep

Check out Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's sleek new penthouse apartment

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend recently expanded their family by one, which is all the more reason to expand their living space, too.<p>The couple purchased a three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse in New York City’s Nolita neighborhood, and the apartment is the epitome of city chic.<p>In the sun-drenched …

Living Rooms

Nicole Phelps pumps at husband Michael's gala, shuts down critics

If making a stand for fellow mothers was an Olympic event, Nicole Phelps just took home the gold medal.<p>The wife of Olympian Michael Phelps took to Instagram Tuesday to respond to critics offended by a story she had posted on the social media platform earlier about pumping breast milk for her …

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Quadruplet siblings and their brother headed for 4 different branches of military

A group of Michigan quadruplets will soon be embarking on four separate military journeys.<p>The Lees siblings, qauadruplets Rose, Bryce, Mason and Nevin, as well as fellow sibling Yoel, are all joining different branches of the military after graduating from high school this year.<p>Rose, Bryce, Mason …

Siblings

Adam Levine, James Corden have run-in with deputy during 'Carpool Karaoke'

For his latest edition of "Carpool Karaoke," James Corden enlisted Adam Levine to ride shotgun.<p>Their duets, however, were hot enough to attract the attention of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. In a preview clip, a deputy drives up next to the pair, with his vehicle's siren blaring.<p>"I'm …

Music

Rose McGowan's message to Harvey Weinstein following his arrest: 'We got you'

Actress Rose McGowan, one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, described the arrest Friday of the former Hollywood powerhouse as something she didn't think would ever happen.<p>“It’s surreal, it’s really kind of like living in a Salvador Dali painting, this whole …

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