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Taking the Oath Against Fat Shaming

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2016 | Impact
Don McNay

Discriminating against people because of their weight is not limited to famous people in music videos. It's hard on everyday people who have had a lifetime of conditioning to not speak out and endured subtle and not so subtle insults.

Been There Done That: An Inside Look at Power Couple Al Roker and Deborah Roberts

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.20.2016 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

They are truly grateful for the riches life has bestowed on them, not just of the physical kind but also of the personal. Neither came from wealth and power so they can appreciate the journey their lives have taken.

Hoda Kotb Picks Alternate Careers For Her 'Today' Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Hoda Kotb's new book, Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way, chronicles the stories of everyday people who realized their purpose and radical...

Seinfeld Cast Will Restore Your Faith in Human Kindness

James Calder | Posted 11.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
James Calder

I want to share an amazing story about human kindness, which is incredibly relevant during this week and centers around giving thanks. Two weeks ago my father passed away after a two-year battle against a rare form of non-smoking lung cancer.

Al Roker Says Taxi Passed Him To Pick Up A White Guy

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.23.2015 | Black Voices

TV weatherman Al Roker said he was the victim of discrimination on Saturday when a New York City taxi passed him and his son to pick up a white passen...

Al Roker Slams 'Moron' Jim Inhofe For Bringing Snowball To Senate

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.17.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Al Roker had some harsh words for Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) during an appearance on HuffPost Live on Friday. During a conversation with host Josh Zepps a...

Al Roker: Kathie Lee Is 'Strong' But 'Distraught' Over Frank Gifford's Death

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Five days after the death of football legend Frank Gifford, Al Roker told HuffPost Live that his "Today" colleague Kathie Lee Gifford is "very strong ...

Do You (Really) Know What's Good for You?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

That our relationship with food, and its implications for our health, and that of the planet, are rather badly broken is quite clear. The better we can all say exactly how it's broken, the more likely any of us is to live long enough -- to see it fixed.

'Green News Report' - February 26, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Siberia's melting permafrost: crater saga is scarier than anyone thought; Berkeley study directly IDs climate change culprit; Even earth scientists struggle to defeat global warming using interactive game.

Al Roker Says The Harsh Winter Is Result Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

NBC weather anchor Al Roker believes that the extreme weather conditions the country is experiencing this winter are due to climate change. "We've...

'Today! The Musical' Is 14 Minutes Of Perfect Mayhem

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

NBC's "Today" show is ending 2014 with a bang. On Monday, the cast of "Today" teamed up for a seriously impressive musical episode. "Today! The...

Oops: Hot Mic Broadcasts Al Roker Going To The Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

If you're looking for a zany update on Al Roker's ongoing attempt to set a record for the longest weather report, then urine for a treat. On Wednes...

Watch #Rokerthon Live, Right now!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.14.2014 | Media

#Rokerthon is underway. In case you weren't aware, "Today" weatherman Al Roker is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for longest weather...

No Shave November: Crowdfunding Cancer Research With Body Hair

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Each of us avoids shaving for 1 to 30 days this month and makes a contribution equal to (or lots higher than) we would have spent on haircuts during that time. And we can also encourage friends who comment on our extra hair that they too should make a contribution.

Al Roker Is Trying To Break A Guinness World Record

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.12.2014 | Media

UPDATE: Al Roker has begun his attempt to break the world record for longest weather report. Watch the live video above. Al Roker is going to attem...

Kenan Thompson Is Actually An Amazing Weather Reporter

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.25.2014 | Media

Wait, can Kenan Thompson to do the weather every day? Because this was amazing: You can't say he's wrong ... I mean it IS raining in New Yor...

Jeff Goldblum at Café Carlyle: Name That Tune

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jeff Goldblum wears a pork pie hat and wide grin in his Café Carlyle debut, even when heckled by a man who wanted less talk and more music. But the p...

N.C. Judge Hears Arguments Today on Architectural Style

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.25.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Arguments over the style of a North Carolina architect's home - the focus of a recent media firestorm - are being heard today by a judge in Wake Count...

Al Roker is 60... and?

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 10.23.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

All week long, NBC ran a promo featuring Mr. Roker telling us he wasn't interested in retiring. Well, I would think not. At 60, he hasn't reached the national average retirement age.

Al Roker Gets Birthday Surprise From Joe Biden

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media

This just in: Al Roker is 60! And this happened on his birthday: Good morning Mr. @VP! pic.twitter.com/irg4skcXSC— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 20,...

Here's Al Roker Dancing Out His Entire Weather Report

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media

Al Roker danced the hell out of his weather report on Tuesday morning. That's right, the "Today" co-host was inspired by the song "Bang Bang" by J...

A Real Overnight Success

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Media
Jacquie Jordan

In Allen Salkin's new book, From Scratch: Inside the Food Network, he describes Rachael Ray's rise to TV fame. What I love about his take on her, is that she is the perfect example of the overnight success, that was years in the making.

Al Roker And His Son Are Super Adorable

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

Al Roker's son crashed the "Today" show on Friday and it was the cutest thing we've seen all day. Nicky Roker was in the studio to celebrate his 12...

Rita Wilson: We Want 50 People Over 50 Who've Reinvented Themselves

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty

Dear Readers, When we launched Huff/Post 50 in 2011, we made clear our generation was not ready to go gently into the night. I was, and continue to b...

WATCH: 'Today' Show Was CRAZY This Morning

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.22.2014 | Media

It was pure craziness on the "Today" show Thursday morning. The morning show co-hosts decided to have some fun and heckle Al Roker while he did the...