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Marathon Wedding Couple Returns to Boston With a Sweet Surprise

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:25pm

Robert and Kelli Watling kept their vow to wed after the Boston marathon amid wailing sirens. A year later they're returning with a surprise.








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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Go easy, and do 'negative splits'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:19am
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Kiss Off: Obama Says Goodbye to Sebelius

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:07pm
With a hug and a kiss, President Barack Obama said goodbye to his troubled Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday, thanking her for her friendship and wit and taking note of her none-too-gentle battles with Congress.






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Obama Touts Sebelius' 'Extraordinary Leadership'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:05pm

President Obama thanks outgoing Health and Human Services Chief Kathleen Sebelius for her work in getting the Affordable Care Act passed and implemented.








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Sick Leave: Kathleen Sebelius' Five Worst Moments

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:01am
Hours before she announced her resignation, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius got one last chance to announce a triumph: She personally delivered the news that 7.5 million people had signed up for health insurance on the troubled new exchanges.






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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Listen to your body

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:12am
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Managing Son's Heroin Addiction a 'Full-Time Job'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:05am

A family of eight outside Boston is struggling with their second-oldest son’s heroin addiction.








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The Many Faces of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:11am

Kathleen Sebelius resigned Thursday as secretary of Health and Human Services.








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Kathleen Sebelius to Resign as Health Secretary

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:38pm
Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the bug-ridden rollout of a federal health insurance program that she herself called "miserably frustrating," is resigning as secretary of Health and Human Service, U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday.






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Sebelius: Face of Obamacare, but Snubbed by Obama

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:22pm
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was the icy and determined face of Obamacare from the beginning.






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Kathleen Sebelius Resigning as Health Secretary

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:03pm
Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the bug-ridden rollout of a federal health insurance program that she herself called "miserably frustrating," is resigning as secretary of Health and Human Service, U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday.






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Lab-Grown Private Parts: Vagina Implants Cure Rare Disorder

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:46pm
Four young women born with abnormal or missing vaginas have gained full sexual function after scientists engineered and implanted new laboratory-grown organs created from the patients’ own cells, researchers reported Thursday.






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Our 'Pretty' Facebook Friends May Be Bad for Our Self-Image

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:44pm

Fixating on the bikini selfies of Facebook friends can make a young woman feel worse about her own body, a new study suggests.








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Doctor: Stabbing Victim Had 'Severe Injuries'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:25pm

UPMC Presbyterian Trauma Surgeon Dr. Juan Carlos Puyana, describes the life-threatening wounds that stabbing victim Jared Borger arrived with, to WPXI-TV.








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Grab a tissue! Sneezes may be the 'Sharknado' of germs

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:39pm
If someone sneezes near you, it's a good idea to back away fast. Far away. A new report from MIT reveals just how easy it is to get sick from other people. Coughs and sneezes travel much further than previously thought, up to 200 times further.






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Grab a tissue! Sneezes may be the 'Sharnado' of germs

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:23pm
If someone sneezes near you, it's a good idea to back away fast. Far away. A new report from MIT reveals just how easy it is to get sick from other people. Coughs and sneezes travel much further than previously thought, up to 200 times further.






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Kids Showcase Their Prized Possessions in 'Toy Stories'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:05pm

A photographer traveled the world to capture kids surrounded by their favorite toys, fascinated by the way they provided clues about each child.








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Stabbing Victim Mom: 'I Hope This Child Can Find Peace'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:49am

Amanda Leonard, mother of school stabbing victim Brett Hurt says that when an incident like this happens the peers, family and school of the suspect need to ask themselves "What have we done to alienate this child?"








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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Taper, fine-tune and keep it smooth

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:55pm
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Real Waste? Not Sharing Medicare Data Sooner

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:49pm

It's impossible to quantify how much taxpayer money could have been saved if such Medicare data hadn't been kept secret for 35 years, officials said.








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