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From Russia With Love: Rockers O.A.R. Get Attention Bump

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


The Winter Olympics can make for strange bedfellows. Just ask the members of Maryland-based rock band O.A.R (Of A Revolution), who’ve found themselves on the tips of many tongues far from South Korea thanks…

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The Origins of the Winter Olympics’ Craziest Sports

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


The Winter Olympics are undeniably cool, but some of the sports can seem absolutely crazy, making you wonder whose bright idea it was to first hurtle down a nearly mile-long tube of ice (bobsled, skeleton, luge)…

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Why Al Roker Loves ‘Today’ at the Olympic Winter Games

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


Al Roker says doing “Today” at the Olympic Winter Games brings a camp-like atmosphere to the production.

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‘Today’ Hosts Try to Guess What Olympians Are Drawing

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


“Today” hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb attempt to guess what Olympic Gold Medalists Mikaela Shiffrin and Jamie Anderson are drawing

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Julia Mancuso Plays with Raccoons in a Korean Café

Monday, February 19th, 2018


Julia Mancuso visits Raccoon Café in Seoul where you can have a coffee and play with raccoons at the same time.

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Baby Twins Dress Up as American Olympic Heroes on Instagram

Monday, February 19th, 2018


Winter Olympics fan Meagan Shemenski of Kern County, California, is showing her American spirit on Instagram with the help of her identical twin babies and a photographer friend.

The mother of four posted…

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What Just Happened? Skier Tries to Bite Teammate’s Finger

Sunday, February 18th, 2018


Waiting for your event to start at the Winter Olympics bites….literally.
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Jones, Lipinski and Weir Sashay to ‘Crazy in Love’

Sunday, February 18th, 2018


The Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang are so crazy right now — and people are loving it.

Most incredibly, it’s your girls Leslie Jones and Tara Lipinski and your boy, Johnny Weir in an epic “Crazy in…

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‘Black Panther’ Smashed Thursday Night Box Office Records

Sunday, February 18th, 2018


Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” has already had a record-breaking night and the movie can expect to triple or more its numbers in the coming week, CNBC reported.

The first solo movie featuring Marvel’s African…

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LeBron Responds to Fox News Anchor’s ‘Shut Up and Dribble’ Comment

Sunday, February 18th, 2018


LeBron James responded to Fox News Laura Ingraham’s commentary, which has been received as being racially charged by saying that he will “definitely not shut up and dribble”

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‘Laundry Luge’: Kids Star in #EverydayOlympics

Saturday, February 17th, 2018


The Olympics are a chance for athletes to compete against the best in the world, inspiring the next generation to strive for an Olympic podium.

The Pyeongchang Games have some kids and their parents getting…

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Olympic Mascot Soohorang Takes a Spill

Saturday, February 17th, 2018


Soohorang, the beloved white tiger mascot for the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, had a rough day when a fan came in for a hug.

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Harlem Embraces the Spirit of Wakanda for ‘Black Panther’

Saturday, February 17th, 2018


Black beauty queens and African kings came to slay at an event for the opening of Marvel’s “Black Panther” at AMC Magic Johnson Theater in Harlem, on Friday night.

Tim Grey and his company Grey Enterprises LLC…

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Actor Josh Gad Says His Friend’s Son Died in Fla. Massacre

Friday, February 16th, 2018


Actor and Florida native Josh Gad was personally affected by the Parkland high school shooting, he said on Twitter, having learned that a friend’s son was one of the 17 people who died.

The “Frozen” and “Beauty…

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John Oliver’s First ‘Week’ of the Year

Friday, February 16th, 2018


“Last Week Tonight” returns just in time Sunday, following a three-month hiatus. 

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‘Black Panther’ Scores Mighty $25.2 Million Thursday Debut

Friday, February 16th, 2018


“Black Panther” is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office.

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Kimmel: Trump Did ‘Worse Than Nothing’ to Stop Gun Violence

Friday, February 16th, 2018


Late night host Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned plea to President Donald Trump following the most recent school shooting, which took the lives of 17 Florida high schoolers.

Kimmel’s eyes teared up and…

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‘Llama Llama’ Goes With Papa to the Pyeongchang Olympics

Friday, February 16th, 2018


‘Llama Llama Red Pajama’ is Sofia’s favorite book and stuffed toy. When she found out her dad, NBC 5 photojournalist Nefty Gonzalez, would be traveling to cover the 2018 Winter Olympics, she sent Llama…

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Amazon Drops Jeffrey Tambor from ‘Transparent’

Friday, February 16th, 2018


Amazon announced “Transparent” actor Jeffrey Tambor will not be back for the fifth season web series. The statement follows the conclusion of an internal investigation into the Emmy-award winning actor,…

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Julia Mancuso Surfs the Frigid Waters of South Korea

Thursday, February 15th, 2018


With the help of two local guides, Julia Mancuso and Gadi Schwartz surf the chilly waters of South Korea. This marks the second time that Julia has surfed at a Winter Olympics (Sochi).

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Team Finland Brings Out the Needles and Yarn in Pyeongchang

Thursday, February 15th, 2018


The Olympic Games are the highest echelon of sports. And the Finnish team in Pyeongchang has found a crafty way to deal with the stress of the competition.

Finland’s snowboarding coach Antti Koskinen made waves…

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Amy Schumer Confirms She Said “I Do” to Chris Fischer

Thursday, February 15th, 2018


“Yup.”

That’s all Amy Schumer wrote on a Thursday Instagram post to confirm that she had tied the knot. The 36-year-old comedienne posted eight photos of her Tuesday wedding to chef Chris Fischer at sunset…

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Markle Embraces Diana’s Tradition of Hugs on Royal Visit

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


Meghan Markle embraced the power of hugs on the day before Valentines Day. Prince Harry’s future wife got affectionate with a woman she met during a trip to Edinburgh, bringing back memories of her fiance’s late…

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Julia Mancuso and Her Husband Dress Up for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


Julia Mancuso and her husband travel to Seoul for Valentine’s Day. They plan on visiting a local palace during their stay, but they’ll have to dress the part before doing so.

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Virgin Plane Flies Heart-Shaped Path for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day.

A Virgin Atlantic Airbus drew a giant heart 30,000 feet above the ground early Wednesday. The company decided to “have a little fun” with a holiday-themed training…

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Analysis: Shaun White and the Olympics’ ‘#MeToo’ Moment

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


The resurfacing of sexual misconduct allegations against the gold medal-winning snowboarder puts the movement on the world stage.

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2nd ‘Charles in Charge’ Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


Alexander Polinsky, a star on the 80s sitcom “Charles in Charge,” is speaking out Wednesday on what he says was the sexual harassment and abuse he experienced from his co-star Scott Baio.

Speaking at a…

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Ice, Snow and Love in the Air: Olympic Couples

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


When you’re training and working with the same people every day, romantic sparks are bound to fly. In honor of Valentine’s Day, check out these Olympic athlete couples that show there’s more than just snow…

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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir’s Valentine’s Day Advice

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


NBC Sports figure skating commentators Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have some sage advice about Valentine’s Day gifts.

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Lindsey Vonn Forgets About Valentine’s Day, Tweets for Date

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018


U.S. alpine skier Lindsey Vonn tweeted on Wednesday that she forgot about Valentine’s Day.

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