Two store employees, gunman dead in Maryland mall shooting

Two employees of a skate shop were killed Saturday when a gunman armed with a shotgun and “a large amount of ammunition” opened fire in the store in a shopping mall in Columbia, Md., near Baltimore, before apparently killing himself, police said.At a news conference, Howard County, Md.image

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Girl, 7, asks scientists for a dragon, gets standing job offer

It’s pretty common for parents to field requests for pet puppies, kittens, hamsters, turtles and even the occasional snake or ferret. But what’s a mom and dad to do when their little girl wants a pet dragon?That’s easy. Contact some scientists.Or, better yet, have your kid contact some scientists.image

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Is today really the most depressing day of the year?

So, you enjoyed too many delicious desserts, charged more Christmas gifts than you planned and accidentally revived an old family feud over the holidays? Maybe the dark days of winter have you down, or the trek back to work or school has you feeling blue?image

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Oops! Woman accidentally gets gift intended for Obama family friend

Apparently the post office even makes mistakes with mail from the White House.On New Year’s Eve, an Illinois woman finally received a package her brother-in-law had sent to her family for Christmas.image

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Jane Lynch goes Behind the Tweet: How my family won holiday song battle

Celebrities now have a whole new reason to be careful of what they tweet — TODAY just might rummage through their social past, asking them to back up their funny, cryptic or just downright strange tweets.image

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