Scott Stump

  • NBC Nov 21, 2019

    Grandfather Charged in Toddler's Cruise Ship Death: ‘They Can't Do Anything Worse to Me'

    A grandfather charged with negligent homicide for his granddaughter’s death on a cruise ship last summer could face three years in prison, but he feels that penalty will never be as painful as losing her. Sam Anello was in court in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday when he spoke briefly about the case off camera with Kerry Sanders of...

  • Facebook Nov 14, 2019

    'Unicorn' Puppy With 2nd Tail on His Face Rescued by Shelter

    The second that dog shelter owner Rochelle Steffen first laid eyes on a tiny “unicorn” puppy that has a tail growing out of his face, she had two thoughts. “I looked at him, and I was like, ‘This is the most ridiculously adorable puppy I’ve ever seen,” Steffen told TODAY. “Then my million-dollar question was, ‘Did the tail wag?”’ Steffen,...

  • NBC Nov 8, 2019

    John Legend and Kelly Clarkson Release Updated Version of ‘Baby, It's Cold Outside'

    John Legend and Kelly Clarkson have updated the Christmas tune “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” for the age of #MeToo. The two coaches from “The Voice” have released a version with updated lyrics of the song that first became a hit when it was included in the 1949 movie “Neptune’s Daughter.”

  • driver Oct 18, 2019

    Commuters Rush to Save Woman Who Fell on Argentina Subway Tracks

    A subway rider in Argentina is lucky to be alive after she was knocked unconscious on the tracks and an oncoming train stopped just in time to avoid hitting her in a wild scene captured on video. The harrowing scenario in Buenos Aires was set in motion when another passenger who was leaning against the wall abruptly passed out and...

  • Daniel Macht Aug 20, 2019

    Simone Biles on USA Gymnastics' Promise for Reform: ‘Talking Is Easy'

    Simone Biles is looking for action more than words when it comes to the response by USA Gymnastics in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an exclusive interview on TODAY Tuesday, the four-time Olympic gold medalist spoke about the organization’s reaction to her emotional comments on Aug. 7 in which she condemned...

  • Facebook Aug 19, 2019

    Elizabeth Smart's Father Announces He Is Gay and Is Divorcing His Wife

    Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor and child safety activist Elizabeth Smart, has announced he is gay, divorcing his wife, and leaving The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Smart, 64, who has also served as a child safety advocate for years through his daughter’s foundation, announced the emotional decision to family and friends in a Facebook message...

  • California Aug 12, 2019

    Bode and Morgan Miller Announce They Are Expecting Twins

    Bode and Morgan Miller are expecting twins. The former Olympic skier, 41, and the professional beach volleyball player, 32, made the happy announcement on TODAY Monday that they are expecting identical twin boys in the fall to add to their growing family. “Bode from the beginning of our relationship has always said, ‘I want identical twin boys born on my...

  • Instagram Jul 22, 2019

    Tom Brady Criticized For Cliff Jump With 6-Year-Old Daughter

    Tom Brady’s cliff jump with his 6-year-old daughter on a family vacation is being flagged for unnecessary roughness by some and seen as an adventurous daddy-daughter moment by others. The New England Patriots star quarterback posted a video on Instagram Saturday of him leaping off a cliff in Costa Rica while holding the hand of his daughter, Vivian, who appears...

  • California Jun 20, 2019

    10-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest to Climb Yosemite's El Capitan

    Making it to the top of El Capitan is a daunting feat even for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, was practically born to do it. The precocious climber made history last week when she became the youngest person on record to scale the famed, 3,000-foot vertical rock formation in California’s Yosemite National Park.

  • California Jun 20, 2019

    10-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest to Climb Yosemite's El Capitan

    Making it to the top of El Capitan is a daunting feat even for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, was practically born to do it. The precocious climber made history last week when she became the youngest person on record to scale the famed, 3,000-foot vertical rock formation in California’s Yosemite National Park.

  • Facebook Jun 7, 2019

    April the Giraffe Is Going on Birth Control, Won't Have Any More Babies

    April the giraffe is going on calf control. The 17-year-old giraffe and mother of five is being put on birth control Friday and will no longer be part of the breeding program at her home in Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, park officials announced on Thursday. “It’s a great celebration for her because she has certainly done her...

  • NBC May 29, 2019

    Missing Hawaii Hiker Amanda Eller Has Emotional Reunion With Her Rescuers: ‘You Guys Are the Heroes'

    Amanda Eller had an emotional reunion on Monday night with the men who rescued her after she was lost for 17 days in a Hawaiian jungle, hugging them tight in thanks for saving her life. “You guys are the heroes,” Eller said during a community gathering. “I am not the hero, I am just the girl sitting here healing my...

  • New York City Apr 17, 2019

    Marine Veteran Who Crawled to Boston Marathon Finish: Running Saved My Life

    As Marine veteran Micah Herndon dropped to his knees and began crawling in Monday’s Boston Marathon, there was no way the pain in his legs was going to stop him from crossing the finish line. Running in the memory of fallen comrades Mark Juarez, Matthew Ballard, and Rupert Hamer, the 31-year-old relied on his military training to finish the race,...

  • Daniel Macht Apr 8, 2019

    Brown Ballet Shoes Are Making Dancers of Color Feel Welcomed and Accepted

    Before professional ballerina Ingrid Silva takes the stage, there’s been one chore she’s often had to perform that she hopes will soon be a thing of the past. Silva, a Brazilian-born ballerina with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has to spend time “pancaking” the traditional pink pointe ballerina shoes by painting them brown to match her skin. The shoes have...

  • Daniel Macht Jan 24, 2019

    How Do *You* Draw an X? The Internet Is Confused

    How do you draw an X? It seems like a simple question with a simple answer, right? Actually, it’s more like asking if you hear “Laurel” or “Yanny” or whether the dress is black and blue or white and gold when it comes to the internet.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Oct 25, 2018

    Felicia Sanders on Surviving the Charleston Church Shooting

    Felicia Sanders has searched for a reason why she was one of only three survivors left after a white supremacist opened fire at her church in Charleston three years ago, killing her son, aunt and seven other African-American parishioners....
    She has carried the weight of those nine lives that were lost when 21-year-old Dylann Roof turned a Bible study gathering at...

  • coach Mar 19, 2018

    Puerto Rico's Only Olympian Hopes to Send Positivity Home

    Charles Flaherty couldn’t help but smile at the double takes when he told friends in Puerto Rico that he would be representing the island as an Alpine skier at the Winter Olympics. “Some of them ask what skiing even is,” Flaherty said. “They’ve never seen snow. Some of them said, ‘You mean water skiing?’ A lot of people just laugh,...

  • United States Jul 21, 2017

    Cyclist Shows What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs

    Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski gave his Instagram followers a glimpse into the toll that riding 1,758 miles can take on one’s body....
    On Tuesday, after riding in the 16th stage of the Tour de France, Poljanski posted a picture of his legs and added: “After sixteen stages, I think my legs look a little tired.”...
    Medical experts say Poljanski’s condition is caused...

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