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Parents hand out goody bags to apologize in advance for baby on flight

Loud, crying babies are one of the last people anyone wants to sit near on a flight, but for one Redditor, sitting near a baby turned out to be one of the most pleasant surprises of his trip thanks to the little one's parents' thoughtful care package.Danaus Chang said he was heading to Miami on a business trip, sleep-deprived and grumpy, not looking forward to the flight.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:23:18 GMT
On the hunt for L.L. Bean 'duck' boots? Here are a few alternatives

Who knew that a 102-year-old could be so hip? The classic "bean boot" was invented in 1902 by Leon Leonwood Bean himself. The boot even inspired him to launch L.L. Bean in the first place, according to L.L. Bean senior public affairs manager Carolyn Beem. The boot's design hasn't changed much since then, but the its popularity certainly has.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:12:21 GMT
Love for Liza: Wedding, outpouring of support for young woman battling terminal cancer

On Thanksgiving, Liza Haynie Heaton went to the hospital with stomach pains, only to receive news that no one can prepare for.Scans showed that a rare cancer that she had previously beaten synovial sarcoma had returned. Doctors said the cancer was aggressive, and there wasn't much that they could do. They gave Heaton less than a month to live."For three years there wasn't really any bad news.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:40:00 GMT
Warm up the crowd! 7 big-batch cocktail recipes for holiday gatherings

Break out the punch bowl! Take the stress out of holiday entertaining by creating a signature drink (or two!) that guests can serve themselves. Here are seven big-batch cocktail recipes to try, from holiday classics to surprising creations.1.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:31:00 GMT
TODAY family talks crazy holiday traditions

The Weekend TODAY team sat down to discuss some wacky holiday traditions. Can you guess which anchor cuts down his or her own tree every year?






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:48:00 GMT
'90 Day Fiance': TLC's newest TV guilty pleasure

TLC's highest-rated new show, 90 Day Fiance, follows six foreigners who traveled to the U.S. on K-1 visas to join their partners for 90 days. At the end of those three months, the two must decide to get married or return to their home countries. TODAY's Erica Hill has more.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:45:00 GMT
Young man who 'died' after accident: 'It's a joy of having this second chance'

Three years ago, 24-year-old Sam Schmid was in a coma for two weeks after a near-fatal car accident. As doctors were getting ready to take Sam off life support, he moved two fingers. NBC's Kerry Sanders has the miraculous story.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:44:00 GMT
7 anti-aging foods you should be eating today

What we eat can cut the risk of developing chronic diseases that make us old before our time: high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Abundant scientific research has shown how important food is to healthy aging.What is meant by "anti-aging"? It's not a vague beauty term, its markers are radiant hair, skin, daily physical activity, a positive mindset and preventing chronic disease.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:42:42 GMT
Improved US-Cuba relations could change baseball for the better

After half a century, the people of Cuba envision better lives for themselves after the promise of an improved relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. This strengthened relationship brings new hope to Cuban baseball players, who typically have to defect in order to join the major leagues. NBC's Jacob Rascon reports.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:08:00 GMT
Video shows Ray Rice and wife after elevator incident

New surveillance footage appears to show former Ravens running back Ray Rice and his then-fiance Janay Palmer after the now-infamous elevator incident where Rice knocked Palmer out.






Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:06:00 GMT
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