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Shaun White of the United States wipes his face after colliding the edge of the half pipe during the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Olympic Viewing: Soggy pipes, groovin’ luger

Highlights from coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics: GRACE UNDER PRESSURE: NBC snowboard analyst Todd Richards noted that American Shaun White was “trying to be gracious” after finishing fourth in his bid for a third […]

02/12/2014

Paula Deen interview leads ‘Today’ to ratings victory

  NEW YORK (AP) — Judging by the television ratings, one place where chef Paula Deen is welcome is on the “Today” show. The NBC morning show beat its rivals at ABC’s “Good Morning America” […]

06/27/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Smithfield drops Paula Deen as spokeswoman

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it was dropping her as a spokeswoman. The announcement came days after the Food Network said it would […]

06/24/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Paula Deen re-scheduled for ‘Today’ on Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday, according to host Matt Lauer. Lauer’s announcement came Monday, three days after the celebrity cook abruptly canceled on the morning show, […]

06/24/2013

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Man tries to slit his wrists outside NBC’s ‘Today’

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an emotionally disturbed man is in custody after he tried to slit his wrists outside NBC’s “Today” show in New York City. It happened at 7:50 a.m. Thursday outside […]

06/06/2013

NBC holding a benefit concert for Sandy victims

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy […]

11/01/2012

NBC regroups under Comcast with new cuts, spending

LOS ANGELES (AP) – NBC slashes Jay Leno’s “Tonight” pay in half, but forks out more than $8 billion to renew its broadcast rights to Sunday Night Football. Rumors swirl about a salary cut for […]

10/09/2012

Facebook now home to 1 billion monthly users

NEW YORK (AP) – More than a billion people now log into Facebook each month to check up on old friends, tag photos of new ones and post about politics, religion, cats or what their […]

10/04/2012

'Today' producer angry about Lauer stories

NEW YORK (AP) – The “Today” show’s top producer on Wednesday defended Matt Lauer against stories that have portrayed the anchor as difficult to deal with during the show’s slide in the ratings. The longtime […]

09/26/2012

NBC names Savannah Guthrie as 'Today' co-host

(AP) – NBC appointed Savannah Guthrie as Matt Lauer’s co-anchor on the “Today” show Friday, a day after Ann Curry made a tearful exit from the job. Guthrie did the job on Friday, doing segments […]

06/29/2012

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