Tannersville, N.Y., was a standard-issue faded country town until resident Elena Patterson, a native of South Africa, came up with the radical idea to paint the whole town in cheery, bright colors, which has turned it into a tourist destination. NBC's Mike Leonard pays a visit. (TODAY)
For many school children in rural China, a typical day maybe spent with no food at all. Now, a newly launched free school lunch program is providing them with a hot meal, possibly the only one they will have all day. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.
The Army Corps of Engineers is flooding several small communities along the Mississippi River on purpose to protect Louisiana's two largest cities, New Orleans and Baton Rouge. NBC's Anne Thompson reports (TODAY)