Simone Manuel is going back to school after Rio… with Katie Ledecky!
During the Rio Olympic Games Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win an individual gold in swimming. On the TODAY plaza, the Olympian reveals what was going through her mind when she learned she'd won gold. Manuel says she will be going back to Stanford for her junior year, but she won't be the only Olympian on campus: Katie Ledecky will be starting as a freshman!
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:22:57 GMT
Kellyanne Conway: Donald Trump's Mexico trip a 'decisive presidential move'
Speaking to TODAY about Donald Trump's surprise trip to Mexico Wednesday, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says Trump is "very excited to accept the invitation of the president of Mexico." She expects to see a "very presidential Donald Trump" and says she's sorry Hillary Clinton was not invited. Looking ahead to Trump's speech on immigration, Conway says voters will get clarity on Trump's position, adding that the candidate's address will also be directed to the 11 million people here without documentation.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:04:34 GMT
Chessy Prout elicits online support via hashtag #IHaveTheRightTo
Following an exclusive interview with TODAY's Savannah Guthrie Tuesday in which Chessy Prout shed her anonymity to identify herself as the victim of a sexual assault at the prestigious St. Paul's School, social media users showed their support for her using the hashtag #IHaveTheRightTo, which Prout created with nonprofit organization Pave. TODAY's Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:49:51 GMT