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A look back at Olympic Games that never were

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed a year to 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, but it's worth remembering that the games have been rocked by upheaval before.

Three other times, the games were cancelled altogether because of World War I (1916) and World War II (1940 and 1944) - and in those latter two quadrennials, both the Summer and Winter Games were shelved.


Basement cam connects 'Today' show's Savannah Guthrie

NEW YORK—Working at home on Wednesday was a little more involved than a laptop and cellphone for “Today” show host Savannah Guthrie.

Feeling too sick to come to NBC's Manhattan headquarters yet well enough to work, she had a makeshift studio set up in the basement of her suburban New York home and co-anchored the network morning show remotely with Hoda Kotb.