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US Colleges Confront New Era of Sometimes-violent…

After protests turned violent in recent months, some colleges and universities are wondering if they'll be next

Scott Baio on backlash over his Erin Moran…

Scott Baio has come under fire for comments he made following the death of his former “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi” co-star Erin Moran. The actor thinks the backlash is partially because he is an outspoken Trump supporter.

Who was the world’s highest-paid comedian last…

April is National Humor Month, so stand-up comic Ben Gleib, host of “Idiotest,” visits TODAY to help Kathie Lee and Hoda quiz fans about comedy trivia in this week’s round of “Who Knew?”. For instance: The highest-grossing romantic comedy ever is “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop…

Twitter's frequent presence in the news _ as the preferred megaphone for President Donald Trump _ has not translated into profit or meaningful user growth for the company

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire from NASCAR at the end of the season in November

Trump Orders Review of National Monuments…

President Donald Trump signed has signed an executive order directing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments."

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending…

Congressional negotiators are inching toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border

Kathie Lee and Hoda toast National Pretzel Day…

Wednesday is National Pretzel Day, and in honor of the occasion, pretzel shop chain Auntie Anne’s came up with perfect wine pairings for their different varieties of pretzels. Kathie Lee and Hoda like their sweet almond pretzel with pinot noir!

Big blimp dreams: Sergey Brin's secret airship

The Google co-founder is said to be building a blimp-like aircraft at a NASA hanger.

Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary…

The president's chief of staff has criticized a ruling by a U.S. judge who blocked an executive order targeting funding to communities that protect immigrants from deportation

Pope Makes Surprise Appearance at TED Talk

Pope Francis addressed the audience speaking about how it important it is for our leaders to act with humility and compassion.

Erin Moran 'likely died' of complications of…

Erin Moran’s fellow former child stars tried to reach her in final days before she was found dead at 56.

How a bracelet for a widow helped forge a…

When Jennifer Bobbitt, who has a small jewelry-making business in Powell, Ohio, made a bracelet for a woman who’d recently been widowed, she didn’t know she was triggering a series of remarkable events. SQuire Rushnell, author of the “Godwinks” book series, returns to the Fourth Hour with another inspiring true story.

Solar-powered device collects water from desert…

Some parts of the world still lack access to safe water, but a new device made by a team from the University of California, Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology might soon change that.

Sean Hannity: I won't be silenced by alt-left's…

There is a well-orchestrated effort by the intolerant left in this country that is designed to silence every conservative voice and by any means necessary. I know, because now they are coming after me.

Hundreds Gather to Say Goodbye to FDNY…

Hundreds of mourners gathered on Long Island to say goodbye to a FDNY firefighter who died while battling a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Louisiana gator handcuffed after trespassing

Wildlife agents in Louisiana made a snappy arrest on Saturday after putting a trespassing alligator in handcuffs.

Should celebs feel obliged to pose for selfies…

Actor Chris Pratt told a magazine that he doesn’t pose for pictures with fans because it isn’t about “enjoying the moment,” but Hoda Kotb feels celebs should feel an obligation to their public. Kathie Lee disagrees. Let’s see who wins the Wednesday Wine Bot showdown!

World's last male northern white rhino gets help…

There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's now on the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts try to keep his species alive

Pregnant Mom Shot in Front of Her Kids Says It’s…

A pregnant mom is speaking out after she was shot in the head in front of her children while driving home in Kansas City.

The Latest: Spokesman says inmate apologized to…

An Arkansas prisons spokesman says the first inmate executed Monday night was speaking to the Arkansas Department of Correction director shortly after his lethal injection began

Garage door won’t quite close? Ask Lou Manfredi…

“House Smarts” host Lou Manfredini returns to TODAY to solve viewers’ home-repair dilemmas, including what to do with a garage door that won’t close all the way and how to fix a broken chain on a ceiling fan without having to pay an electrician big bucks.

Motorola Wants You to Know It’s More Than Just…

It’s focusing on developing devices for police.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts; AP: Little change on race in Boston police stops; US sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power

Residents Evacuated After House Explosion in St…

The St. Louis Fire Department responded Wednesday to a building explosion in the Baden neighborhood. According to a tweet from the fire department, one structure is completely destroyed.

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested for leaving…

“Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested on Monday following a fatal accident, Fox News has learned.

Faye Dunaway: Oscar mix-up was ‘one of the worst…

Oscar winner Faye Dunaway sits down with TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford for a frank talk about her devout Catholicism, her new faith-based film “The Case for Christ,” and the mix-up over the Best Picture winner at this year’s Academy Awards, which she calls “one of the worst moments I’ve ever had.”