A firefighter accused of making racial slurs and sending lewd text messages is being stripped of his ranking. Full story
Elle advice columnist E. Jean Carroll and Matthew Hussey, author of “Get the Guy,” discuss whether women should pursue men, if dinner is appropriate for a first date, and the most controversial advice of all – no texting!
Juliann Ashcraft’s husband, Andrew, was one of the 19 firefighters killed in Arizona on Sunday. She says her husband and his fellow firefighters “loved what they did” and shares how she and her four children are coping with the loss.
TODAY’s Al Roker and Tamron Hall chat about some of the topics making headlines, including the news that visits to the emergency room due to texting and walking mishaps have tripled since 2004, and are expected to increase even more by 2015.
NBC ‘s Tom Costello tested out a new study showing talking and texting—even while using hands-free devices—increases distracted and dangerous driving. He spoke with Jake Nelson, of the American Automobile Association, about the risks of “safer” communication technology in cars.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman and MIT psychologist Sherry Turkley explains why our fixation with smart phones raises serious concerns for our real relationships.
Amanda Kloehr suffered a horrible car accident when she took her eyes off the road to send a text, and is now devoted to promoting safe driving habits. Teen Vogue’s Amy Astley joins to say that parents can help impact their kids’ behavior and keep them safe behind the wheel.
Would young people today recognize a typewriter? TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe looks at the dying art of typing, rapidly being supplanted by two-finger texting on smartphones.
epa03798937 New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner speaks to reporters while standing with his wife Huma Abedin during a press conference where he admitted to sending sexually explicit text messages in New York, New York, USA, 23 July 2013. Weiner resigned from the United States House of R
Max Sauberman, 18, from Millburn, N.J. checks his text messages has he waits in the passenger seat of his friend's car. Sauberman, who will be starting at Yale University in the fall, recently got his learner's permit but has always felt that he was too busy to get his license.
This April 3, 2013 photo provided by the Greeley Police shows the text message University of Northern Colorado student Alexander Heit was typing to an unidentified person when police say he lost control of his car and ran off the road. He was taken to North Colorado Medical Center where he later di
The T-Mobile Sidekick, top, and Nokia 6800 are shown Thursday, May 8, 2003 in New York. These machines offer full _ though small _ keyboards and multiple means of staying connected, like instant messages, short text messages, e-mail, and of course, voice.