Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:49:51 AM CST
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:10:00 AM CST
Jacqueline Kennedy became a model of strength and grace for a grieving nation after a president's assassination, but a new book claims that her husband’s murder actually left her falling apart and with what today would be diagnosed as post-traumatic stress disorder.The widow of President John F.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:50:00 AM CST
Read an exclusive excerpt from "Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story" by Barbara Leaming.From "Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story" by Barbara Leaming, Copyright (c) 2014. Reprinted with permission from Thomas Dunne Books.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:03:00 AM CST
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:55:00 AM CST
Monday, October 20, 2014 9:55:46 AM CST
Jimmy Fallon wants to coach fellow fathers in the secret campaign being waged against moms over their child’s first word.The "Tonight Show" host is sharing his wisdom in a new children’s book, “Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada.
Monday, October 20, 2014 5:27:00 AM CST
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:48:00 PM CST
Tara Sophia Mohr stopped by TODAY to talk about her new book: Read an excerpt from "Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message."From "Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message" by Tara Mohr, Copyright (c) 2014. Excerpted with permission from Penguin Random House.
Monday, October 13, 2014 8:51:00 AM CST
Friday, October 10, 2014 5:48:00 AM CST
Friday, October 10, 2014 5:08:00 AM CST
Twenty-seven years ago, "The Princess Bride" cast a spell over audiences, and it lingers even today. The film differed significantly from the William Golding novel that inspired it, but its lively cast of characters are what made it such a classic. Want to see what happened to those stars and their happily-ever-afters? Well, then ... as you wish.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:00:00 AM CST
Sorry, Harry Potter lovers: Author J.K. Rowling has no plans to write additional stories about the young wizard and his magical friends, despite a series of cryptic tweets that sent fans of the series into a frenzy. Instead, she gave her admirers a peek into an upcoming film that takes places 70 years before "The Boy Who Lived" was even born.
Monday, September 29, 2014 7:03:00 AM CST
Like thunder, the news reverberated far and wide when Marvel Comics released it in July, the same week the Disney-owned comics publisher announced a black Captain America: Thor, formerly the brawny, bearded god of thunder, would now be a woman.The change has left many thunderstruck since the new character was unveiled on "The View." "Thor is a chick," Tucker Carlson declared disapprovingly Sept.
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:58:00 AM CST
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:30:00 AM CST
The latest TODAY Book Club pick is "Positive," a memoir by Paige Rawl, who was diagnosed as HIV-positive when she was in middle school. At 15, while battling depression in the wake of the bullying she faced, Rawl attempted suicide by taking one pill for each year of her life.
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:32:00 AM CST
Friday, September 26, 2014 8:46:49 AM CST
As the author of "Gone Girl," the best-selling thriller whose movie adaptation is poised to hit theaters next weekend, Gillian Flynn has gained a reputation as a skilled teller of suspenseful, scary tales."I grew up in a very calm, safe, Midwestern home so I was able to go to that dark side and look under the rock and then go back to my safe place," she explained on TODAY Friday.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:21:00 AM CST
Monday, September 22, 2014 5:30:00 AM CST
Read an excerpt from "How Google Works," by Eric Schmidt and Jonathon Rosenberg.Excerpted from the book "How Google Works" by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, with Alan Eagle. Copyright © 2014 by Google, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Grand Central Publishing.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:20:08 PM CST
A new children’s book is getting lots of positive attention, even though its subject matter— the experience of a transgender child — is not typical bedtime reading. “I am Jazz” chronicles the life of 14-year-old Jazz Jennings, who was born as a boy, but knew she was a girl since she was 2 years old. Ten years ago, doctors diagnosed Jazz with what’s now known as gender dysphoria.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:45:49 AM CST
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:58:00 AM CST
Read an excerpt from "What Would Mary Ann Do? A Guide to Life" by Dawn Wells.From "What Would Mary Ann Do? A Guide to Life" by Dawn Wells, Copyright © 2014 Dawn Wells. Excerpted with permission from Taylor Trade Publishing, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.
Monday, September 15, 2014 4:57:00 AM CST
Read an excerpt from "Not Fade Away" by Rebecca Alexander.From "Not Fade Away by Rebecca Alexander, © Rebecca Alexander, 2014. Excerpted with permission from Gotham, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company.Read an extended Q&A with Rebecca Alexander and brother Peter Alexander.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:35:00 PM CST
Before a twist of fate transformed him into Spider-Man, Peter Parker was a bookish teenager whose classmates mocked him as "puny Parker." Captain America was too scrawny to pass an Army physical until he took a special serum. Even the ultra-powerful Hulk was once an abused child.In October those characters will take a break from fighting super-villains to battle a more insidious evil: bullying.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:55:00 AM CST
People from all over the world are fascinated with breaking world records and reading about them. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Guinness World Records, spokesman Stuart Claxton joined TODAY to talk about this year’s record holders, including Jiff the dog who holds the world record for fastest running on two back legs and on two front legs.