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in san jose, the fog rolls in and so does the traffic. we'll be back in 25 minutes, the today show picking up coverage of the san bernardino attack. we w . good morning. we will prevail in a rare oval office address to the nation. president obama vows to destroy isis. buenos días. nos impondremos. >> the threat from terrorism is de forma excepcional desde la real but we will overcome it. oficina oval el presidente se >> but doesn't offer any pronuncia a la nación, y dice strategy to the response of the threat. his political rivals pouncing. will the president be able to stay the course on staying the course? searching for answers, the fbi identify the gunman's mother. were warning signs missed? panic not far from the scene of the san bernardino shooters. masked robbers at the mall.
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terrified shoppers mistaking the sounds for gunshots. police swarm in and the suspects on the loose. check up changes. new guidelines when it comes to your children's health.your chi. some of nday, december 7th, 201. >> from nbc news, this is today with matt lour and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning everyone. welcome to today on a monday morning. how about the panic that taken over the shopping mall in california. >> a snatch and grab jewelry heist. people heard it and think it's gunshots and react running for their lives. that's one of the reasons the president knew this country needed to hear something about the war on terror. >> that takes us to the top story this monday morning. president obama addresses to a nation on edge in the wake of the shootings in san bernardino
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and the other terror attacks around the world. the president saying they highlight a new phase in the terror threat facing the united states. they have complete coverage and swift reaction from the republican presidential field. first nbc national correspondent peter, buenos días. peter alexander is at the white house. peter, good morning to you. buenos días matt. >> hi, matt, good morning. la mayoría de los president obama tried to estadounidenses no están satisfechos con la forma que el reassure americans an uphill presidente maneja el terrorismo, battle of the majority of americans are dissatisfied with pero ahí estaba, el presidente obama que trata de dar seguridad his handling of terrorism. he says he wants to stay the a los ansiosos norteamericanos, course promising to destroy the y diciendo que mantiene el curso contra isis prometiendo destruir terrorist group arguing the u.s. will prevail. >> just days after the massacre a forceful declaration and prime time for president obama. this was an act of terrorism. >> designed to kill innocent people. >> the president said there's no evidence the california killers had been directed by a terrorist
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group overseas instead arguing he gunned down the dark path of radical islam. >> isis does not speak for islam. they're a cult and killers. >> comparing last week's attack to mass shootings in ford hood and chattanooga. the president argued the terrorist threat has evolved into a new phrase. >> i know americans are asking whether we are confronted by a cancer that has no meimmediate tour. >> in only his third address in three years vowed the u.s. will hunt down anyone plotting attacks against this country. >> the threat from terrorism is real but we will overcome it. >> noticeably absent any shift in strategy. the president calling on congress to ban assault weapons and bar anyone on a no fly list from being able to buy a gun. >> what could be the argument from allowing a terror suspect
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from buying a semiautomatic weapon? this is a matter of national security. >> while insisting he identifies with america's fears he says americans are not at war with islam cautioning americans not to single out with muslims. >> it's the responsibility of all americans and everything to reject discrimination. when we travel down that road, we lose. >> the administration official trying to punctuate the progress steps up u.s. air strikes that destroyed more than a hundred oil tankers. >> lack of any policy announcement comes from the president's confidence and current plan to beat isis. there aren't any better alternatives. matt and savannah. >> peter alexander at the white house. >> nbc's andrea mitchell at the white house with the story. >> good morning, savannah. it didn't take long at all for
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the republican candidates to pound the president's speech. donald trump was the first out of the box on twitter. >> may god bless the united states of america. >> it took only 90 seconds after president obama finished speaking for donald trump to tweet is that all there is? we need a new president fast. later trump tweeted well, obama refused to say. he just can't say we are at war with radical islamic terrorist. although that's a phrase george w. bush also refused to use. marco rubio on fox. >> people are scared not just because of the attacks but the growing sense we have a president that's completely overwhelmed by them. >> the other republican candidates issued statements. ted cruz. if i'm elected president i'll direct the department of defense to attack isis. since the san bernardino massacre, the republican criticism has been fierce.
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>> we have a situation in our country where we have a president who is out of control. he's out of control. >> even hillary clinton is sounding alarm. >> i know that americans are anxious and fearful. we have a reason to be. the threat is real and the need for action is urgent. >> the white house wanted to assure a jittery nation but in the middle of a political campai campai campaign. >> stand by there. we want to bring in the conversation mark whose manager of bloomberg politics. >> mark, presidents don't do this. they don't go in the oval office and address the nation prime time. this president hasn't done it since 2010. these are moments of importance and crisis. are you surprised during this speech he didn't offer anything new in terms of strategy and policy? >> i'm surprised by that and
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surprised he didn't do as good enough job or any job reeaching out to republicans. this is a time we need unity. the reaction from republicans is uniformly bad. not just the presidential candidates but the capitol hill leader. nothing new and bipartisanship not good for the country. >> this is not a speech for the political class, not for you or us sitting at the white house. the problem with that as i see it is number one, it acknowledges they need reassurance. number two, that they don't know what our strategy is. shouldn't they. >> they need to know the strategy. i think the americans look at washington. this is the fundamental responsibility of washington to protect the country and the american interest at broad. when the president gives a speech and it becomes politics, that's a failure of leadership of both parties.
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the president has the primary responsibility. you want a war like after 9/11 where republicans say we're going to put partisanship aside for a moment and work with them. >> using the president's own words he said earlier in the speech americans see the threat of terrorism as a cancer with no immediate cure. based on what you heard from the president last night, should americans feel they go down the road? >> no, i thought that was actually a bad met -- metaphor to use. delivering this from the oval office. >> it's rare as he pointed out. to not have military options and political options and embrace some vision really is a problem. our new pole is indicating there
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are concerns about terrorism. there is a partisan divide on this. so many people are now after terror and san bernardino brings it home. he needsed to speak after paris. it was wrong for him not to correct the imagery. >> he didn't hold a press conference after paris. >> it doesn't convey that sense. you need to address the nation and in fact he came to this position last night because of democrats as well as republicans. primari primarily, democrats in the leadership saying you've got to deal with this. the country is really scared. >> nothing new and no sense of urgency is what a lot of americans are feeling.
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>> thank you. >> let's get more on the investigation of the san bernardino ram page as authorities interview family and friends of the gunman. farook's father is speak out. >> we know investigators have spoken to the gunman's mother and now hearing from he has father for the first time. >> his massacre claimed 14 lives and left 21 wounded. he's described as a momma's boy born and raised in the u.s. speaking to an italian newspaper he says his son shared isis' leader to create an islamic state. farook with his wife, malik, carried out the act of terror in
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the u.s. the fbi also raided a home of his childhood friend. agents slinging open a garage door and hauling away evidence. they were unable to speak to him because he sought mental health treatment after the massacre. he bought the assault rifles three or four years ago that were acquired by farook. every day in san bernardino they pray for the victims as families appear to bury the dead. sierra clayborn was only 27 and will always be her daddy's little girl. >> i give god all the glory for my daughter's short time here.
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we weren't ready for this. >> after spending hours interviews farook's mother, fbi agents will likely question her again today. right now, the family will be in court fighting for custody of the six month old daughter. later on the fbi will hold another press conference later on this afternoon. >> matt. >> thank you miguel. >> that investigation stretches to pakistan. nbcs bill neely is in for us this morning. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning savannah. malik is a mystery to her family and to authorities here. all of whom are trying to work on why a young mother would end her life and the lives of so many others the way she did.
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malik's former home is locked. her family included her father have fled. not before pakistani authorities question tm about ties to extremist. at the college where she studied pharmacy for five years they insist she was not radicalized there. she was a deeply religious and private woman destroying any photographs that showed her without a vail never revealing her face to men in pakistan. investigators here have little idea why she turned terrorist. there is no links says its interior minister between her and extremist in pakistan. at the country's most radical mosque, they denied any link to her. >> some students pledged allegiance to isis last year. malik wasn't among them. she was close to some hard lying
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students in pakistan and she too declared her loyalty to isis just kbbefore the massacre. >> they are shocked. >> anyone who ignoknew her woul expect such thing. >> she grew up in saudi arabia. saudi authorities are too looking into her. it's not clear whether she radicalized her husband or vice versa. which a she did though was very clear. very deadly and deliberate. >> and it's clear from survivors of the mass killing she took a full and active part of it. what no one knows is where she learned to use and fire a weapon with such deadly force. >> that's the key part of the investigatio investigation. bill, thank you. >> pete williams working the investigation from washington.
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pete, what has the fbi been able the learn? >> matt, good morning. the president spoke mostly about isis. is justice department and fbi says they can't be sure what the source of radicalization was. they said investigators don't know which terror groups the propaganda terror groups were following. members of her family in pakistan have told american reporters before she came to the u.s. she was putting up pro jihadist comments on social media. they seen no indication once she was here she or farook were in any contact with terrorist overseas and no sign the couple was part of a large terror cell. the fbi hopes answers to those questions will be found on the computer hard drives and cell phones the couple left behind. agents say they smashed those devices.
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they say they're trying to extract what's on them. that's taking much longer than it usually does. so far, officials say their conclusion that the couple was radicalized is based on the things they left behind. the guns, the bombs, the way they tried to cover their tracks. what the fbi wants to know is what they were thinking and those answers they hope are on those devices. >> pete williams in washington, thank you very much. >> dylan in for al, what are we looking at? ? the pacific northwest cannot catch a break. it's a typical pattern. we've been seeing round and round of heavy rain. this is the upper level of the atmosphere moving at 200 miles an hour. all these storms get wrapped up in it. through thursday we see the pacific northwest get slammed with heavy rain and gusty winds.
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60-80 miles an hour and as we go through the day we'll see our heaviest rain in oregon. tuesday it moves to northwestern washington state. it's really the rain that's our biggest issue where we could see another 5-7 up to 9 inches of rain. of course, this is very good news when you talk about mountain snow. we are looking at significant rainfall over the next week. that's the look at the weather across the country. your local forecast in 30 seconds. lmart
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hey. happy monday to you. waking up to a little fog and drizzle. anthony slaughter in for kari. the cloud cover is really extensive this morning. across the golden gate, you may need to use the windshield wipers. low clouds innone dating the entire bay. later on this afternoon we'll get rid of the fog. temperatures in the mid 50s for san francisco and low 60s across the bay area. now wednesday and thursday, a very strong storm system moves in. we'll haveup dates throughout the morning. get into that story we told you about at the beginning of our show. a jewelry heist causes chaos at a mall near san bernardino. the panicked moments as shoppers mistook the sounds of shattering glass for gunfire. and then firearms flying off store shelves as america's gun debate rages on in the wake of last week's attack. we'll look into it. but, first, this is "today" on
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... ==anim== happening today... ==topvo== "n double-a c-p" a very good monday morning. you. i'm laura garcia cannon. happening today, naacp leaders will meet in response to a deadly police shooting last week in san francisco. officers shot mario woods multiple times after police say he refused to drop a knife and threatened officers. woods earlier stabbed someone in the shoulder. during a live meeting last night woob san francisco police chief trying to defend the actions of ausers. critics at times drowned him out. tonight's meeting at the third baptist church on mcalister. let's look at the changing forecast today. we're looking at lots of fog across the bay area. low clouds across every
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microclimate. even san francisco looking at drizzle and mist. temperatures going to be cool, not as warm as it was yesterday, low 60s for the knot bay, near 60s for san francisco. we're talking about the potential of several inches of rain by wednesday and thursday and several feet of snow by wednesday, nurz and friday. you weather people with getting excited about that. in the south bay we'll get excited about smooth flow of traffic and fog in the area. look at your map. we don't have a major slowdown but we have the general trend typical for a monday. maybe a little lighter than a typical monday because some folks are starting to think about greg time off for this time of the year. east bay fog is thicker here and recovery for west 24, that motorcycle crash cleared about seven minutes ago we have recovery. back to you. >> that's good to see. we'll be back with another local
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news update for you in about half an hour. have a great morning.
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it's monday morning, the 7th of december 2015. there's the pretty tree and perfect crowd to go with it. >> it's going to be about 50 today and 50 throughout the week. >> you were saying it's bikini weather. >> did i say that? let's take a look at some of the stories making headlines. a rare prime time address from the oval office, president obama tries to reassure nervous americans in the wake of san bernardino shootings and other attacks around the world. he vows to destroy isis and
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other terror around the world. the president also called on congress to pass gun control laws. >> they' >> videos captured a man being chased. >> our new msnbc poll puts hillary clinton ahead of all republican candidates in a hypothetical general election. she leads trump by the widest margin. ben carson came closest. >> we saw a clear example of the nervousness a lot of people are feeling after san bernardino. natalie has that part of the story. >> many shoppers were at a mall in southern california and they confused a sound of robbery in progress to gun fire and it led to chaos and the mall being
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locked down. panic overnight as holiday shoppers heard what sounded like gun fire. police launched a massive response at the tyler mall in river side, california. about 17 miles away from last week's terror attacks in san bernardino. the police chief tweeting officers were called as a mutual aid shooting call. shooting unfounded. the startled sound shoppers caught on tape turned out to be three men who entered a jewelry store and began smashing a display case with an ax in an attempt to steal the jewelry. >> i grabbed my daughter and screamed run, run, run. >> the community high on alert after the terror attacks left 14 dead. >> i told myself i wasn't going to any malls or movie theaters with all this thinking the potential for other terrorist type activity. i told myself i wasn't going to let it stop me and decided to do
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to the mall tonight and then this happened so yeah, i think tensions are high. >> after a sweep of the mall officers were unable to locate the three masked thieves. they did recover the suspect's vehicle nearby. certainly, nerves are very frayed right now. especially in that community. >> we want to talk about the gun control debates sparked by san bernardino and other attacks. one thing clear is the business of guns are booming. stephanie is live in san bernardino this morning. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: good morning, matt. after a shooting like this one, a collective digging into the gun debate has called for sales to go up. we don't have any official numbers, it seems in some places guns are flying off the seversh. 20 children and six adults were killed in sandy hook.
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the nra says this. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> that week broke the record for firearm background checks. the first step in buying a new gun and the record still stands. among the spike in sales were purchases of ar 15 rifles like the one adam used in the rampage. they suggest the attack being investigated as an act of terrorism is having a similar effect. nearby get loaded gun shop is sold out of firearms and ammo. 35,000 rounds on saturday alone. >> my distributers will love me monday morning when i place my orders again. >> they had been debating buying a gun. not anymore. >> when you don't feel safe, you're going to find something that makes you feel safe. >> on the east coast in up state new york a sheriff wrote on facebook i want to encourage
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citizens of the county licensed to carry a firearm to please do so. the president of the liberty university in virginia sparks controversy with these comments. >> if more people carried concealed permits then we could end those muslims. >> he later clarifiied telling the washington post he meant islamic terrorist when he said muslims. another is the new york times posting their first editorials since 1920. eric erickson posted his online. he shot holes in the new york times editorial. he did literally. it will be a brand new place to turn on tv. >> this brings to life a vast array of firearms. >> and gun tv is set to launch in january. eventually coming the first 24
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hour network dead kated to firearms. >> one in three americans already own a gun. the number of firearm background checks have been going up for months. black friday actually set the single day record. this holiday season there are a lot of people in the country who have guns on their gift list. guys, back to you. >> stephanie, thank you. >> all right. someone just got an e-mail message. i don't know who it was. did you hear the ding? you got a check on the weather? >> yes. there could be travel delays because of fog this morning especially in detroit and chicago. we're not seeing widespread freezing fog because temperatures have been so much above average. look at our visibility in chicago, toledo and lancing. it's got to get all the way to the north. this is an unusual pattern. we're going to stay 5-15 degrees
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above average for today. about 60 degrees. tuesday we're staying in the 50s. 60s farther south. 71 in dallas. wednesday the warm weather continues. new york city about 53. raleigh about 63 and thursday inching closer and closer to 60 degrees even in boston which is 10 degrees above average. memphis 68. that's 15 degrees above average. we have an area of high pressure keeping the sunshi hey, good morning. monday morning. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter. the same storm system that dillon was talking about, that's going to be here wednesday and thursday. right now it's all about the fog and cloud cover. temperatures cool, into the 50s across the microclimate. later on this afternoon, hanging on to the cloud cover. 57 degrees in san francisco, low 60s for the north bay, the east bay and the south bay. now this week ahead we have a big storm system set to bring
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but treasure hunters say it's the holy grail of shipwrecks. colombia's president juan manuel santos calls it the most valuable treasure that's been found in the history of humanity. it's from the spanish galleon "san jose" sunk off the coast of caragena in a battle with the british navy and all but six of its passenger and crew were lot. the "san jose" was also carrying a treasure trove of gold, silver and jewels said to be worth more than spain's annual income at the time. in today's money, billions. >> the incredible thing about the "san jose" find this is a virgin shipwreck. it's been untouched for 300 years. >> reporter: it took the treasure-hunting schmidt family 16 years of hard work to finally get lucky and find the historic 1715 treasure fleet off the florida coast. >> you hate to say it's a dream come true, but it's a dream come true. >> reporter: months ago they hit it big, finding more than 350
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spanish gold coins worth $4.5 million. the exact location of the "san jose" wreck is a closely guarded secret, and there will likely be years of court fights to determine who is entitled to what, but treasure hunters say it's about more than money. >> everyone thinks in treasure hunting of the gold and silver, but it really comes down to the amazing artifacts that tell a bigger story, provide a great bounty of information for mankind. >> reporter: for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, miami. >> amazingled conversation that story sparked here on this set. a lot of budding treasure hunters. >> exactly. >> and i confess to watching "titanic" over the weekend. >> that turns into a whole other story. >> she went out and bought a snorkel. >> some place to keep this stuff? i want to go. coming up, simon cowell's home burglarized while he was there with his family and had a he's saying about the ordeal. >> and tamron is o
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back at 7:49. all the debate, who would you select at "time" magazine person of the year. tamron is here for the short list. >> a few days to debate this. the criteria for person of the year is someone for good or for ill, has had the most impact on the world and the news for this year. as savannah mentioned this sets off a huge debate so here we go. no particular order, guys. here is "time's" short list. donald trump. black lives matter activists, angela merkel, chancellor of germany, caitlyn jenner, travis
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kalanick and abu bakr al baghdadi, leader of russia, vladimir putin, president of russia and the president of iran. that's the short list to start debating now. who do you think should be "time's" person of the year? head to "today" or "time's" person of the year. we'll reveal the choice on wednesday selected by "time" right here on the "today" show and for a little fun here's what we would look like as a bitmoji. >> i had nothing to do with this. >> i do love bitmojis but had nothing to do with it. >> savannah caused me to create a bitmoji account and convinced "time" magazine to do this for us. matt, savannah, al, natalie, dylan and i don't know who that person is down at the bottom. >> what do you think the people are going to say when we ask for this?
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>> i think it will be trump. >> i could see -- >> you can't deny his impact on politics whether you like it or don't like it. it's huge >> you hope it's not al baghdadi. >> i think it will be trump and caitlin neck and neck. >> he doesn't win the internet polling, but to your point, what he's done for the political discourse and the conversation as well. >> you note good thing? we'll find out first here wednesday morning thanks to the folks at "time." >> thank you, coming up, a new recommendation that could mean extra screening for your kids during their next checkup. >> and our chat with the woman of the moment, adele y.isn't she on the cover of that magazine? >> yeah. >> she says her new album is taking her by surprise at well, but, first, your local news.
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bernardino county today tries as best as it can to get a good monday morning. 7:56. i'm sam brock. san bernardino county today trying its best to get back to business as usual following last weak's deadly workplace attack. government offices have been closed since last wednesday's shooting. thousands of employees this morning are going back to work for the first time. san bernardino leaders say this who live in the area have been in shock ever since the killings which left 14 people dead, not including the attackers. 21 others were injured. bay area workers with a close connection to the victims in san bernardino are going to hold vigils later today. members of sciu will hold three events in three cities, jones, campbell and salinas. all of those will begin at 5 o'clock. many of the victims shot are also sciu workers. steering our focus to what's
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going on in the bay area on the weather front. we've got a foggy start. >> we're looking at lots of fog and drizzle across the bay area. we here not seeing the rain but it is cloud. by this afternoon we'll get rid of the cloud but we're going to hang on to the cloud cover. 57 degrees for san francisco today, low 60s expected elsewhere across the bay area from the north bay to the south bay. we'll have an update on the storm system headed our way. we're looking at the traffic. it's all right at the bay bridge. lighter, easier drive. and we have the fog in the background there. and own orange here on the maps. north bay, east bay, peninsula, low visibility watch, highway 1. it's curling its way to the south. you can the patches where the hills rise up into the clouds. but the speed sensors show a typical pattern and not so bad. your usual slowing for the south bay. back to you. not so bad, just dodging
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patches of fog there. thank you very much, mike. we'll be back in 25 minutes with another update.
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>> it's 8:00 on "today." coming up checking up on your checking up on your kids checkup. new recommendations just out this morning that could mean big changes at their next doctor's visit. from dynasty, legendary actre actre actress joan collins, her collections and her sister jackie. adele one-on-one. the music star opens up ahead of her radio city concert talking fame, family and the baby boy who changed her life. >> has he made you a more emotional person? >> yes, in every single way possible.
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>> "today" monday december 7th, 2015. ♪ ♪ we're back now. 8:00 now on a monday morning. it's the 7th day of december, 2015. we have a huge christmas-type crowd here on our plaza this morning. >> festive. >> and we've got wrangler hanging out. >> beautiful. >> looking -- >> did carson not leave you the treats. >> where are my liver treats? >> coming up, we've got a legend
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in our house. we've got dame joan collins. we can't wait to talk to her. we'll talk about some of the treasures from her time on "dynasty" that she has brought along. lots to talk to dame joan collins about. >> she is absolutely beautiful. >> yeah, she is. >> first a check of the top stories of the morning with natalie at her post this morning. natalie, good morning. >> good morning. fbi interviewed the mother of syed farook. agents want to know if she knew about the bomb making workshop in the family's garage. in san bernardino with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. she may be a key piece of information. she lived in the home with both of the shooters as well as their six-month-old baby. a very small, investigators call, bomb making factory. meanwhile behind me a press conference going on with county health officials describing the first time back in this area.
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>> so they are sad and an gri about the events that took place. still searching for answers as to why. >> reporter: it's now been five days since the shooting. many folks here still adjusting to life. these county offices are reopening later on today. natalie, it's going to be a very busy day all across this area as they return to work with heavy hearts for the very first time. natalie, back to you. >> very tough times there indeed. miguel almaguer in san bernardino. thank you. in a rare prime time speech from the oval office, president obama vowed sunday night that isis will be defeated along with radicalized supporters like those who carried out last week's attack in san bernardino. >> let's not forget that freedom is more powerful than fear. we have always met challenges, whether war or depression, natural disasters or terrorist attacks by coming together around our common ideals as one
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nation and one people. >> critics have said the president did not offer any new policies or new strategies. u.s. attorney general loretta lynch has just announced a federal civil rights investigation into the chicago police department. she said the probe will focus on the use of force, including deadly force, and whether there are any patterns of disparity based on race or ethnicity. lynn said she would also look at systems within the police department for holding officers accountable. the probe follows the release last week of video showing a white chicago officer killing a black teenager firing 16 shots. the police chief, as a result, was fired for that. police are asking for the public to help them find the brother of a reality tv star
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michael cavallari who hasn been seen since october. officials are looking for reality tv star kristin cavallari's older brother after his car was found apan donned on a southeastern utah road. the honda civic was found 100 feet off interstate 70. it was still running and the air bags deployed. his cell phone and laptop were inside, but there was no sign of michael. >> there's really no signs much of anything. the vehicle was just abandoned. >> reporter: credit card receipts led investigators to a convenience store about 100 miles south where the store surveillance video helped police positively identify michael. he hasn't been seen since making that purchase. kristin cavallari rose to fame on the 2004 mtv reality series "laguna beach" and its spinoff "the hill." >> i know. that's how the mind of a woman works. >> reporter: yet to make any public comments about her brother's disappearance but just days before he went missing cavallari, who is married to chicago bears quarterback jay cutler, gave birth to her third child, posting this photo of the
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newborn on instagram last week. meanwhile, police continue their search for michael. >> at this point in time there is no signs of foul play that we can tell. we're still piecing everything together. >> and police are hoping that anyone with information or knowledge of michael cavallari's whereabouts will come forward. university of houston is investigating video of security guards tackling and hitting a fan who rushed on to the field after houston's victory over temple on saturday. the school athletic official says he's extremely disappointed and angered with the actions taken by the guards, as you see there, and he promised swift action which could include terminating the security company's contract. well, some good news this morning from former president jimmy carter and his battle with cancer. carter told worshippers at his hometown church in plains, georgia, on sunday that a recent mri revealed the cancer appears to be gone. the 91-year-old had several melanoma spots in his liver and
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brain. carter still plans to receive regular three-week immunotherapy treatments. well, nearly one month after the terrorist attacks in paris, irish rock band u2 returned to the city to play the concert it was forced to cancel following the shooting rampage. >> seems like the whole world is in paris. tonight we are all parisians. [ cheers and applause ] >> lead singer bono paid respect to the 130 people killed in paris on november 13th, and the he told the audience we stand together with the families of those killed in paris. the arena is not far from the site of the terrorist rampage. the band will play a second show in paris tonight. you're up to date right now. let's turn it over to savannah. >> natalie, thank you so much. next time you take your kids to the doctor there may be a few extra screenings. today the american academy of pediatrics releases its recommendations for more preventive testing from everything from hiv to
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cholesterol, and dr. natalie azar is an nbc medical contributor. doctor, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. >> the stuff your kid will be asked about when going to the doctor. >> depending on what age they are. >> let's start with the first thing we're talking about, cholesterol screening, a little controversial. what do they recommend? >> the rationale for this is atherosclerosis, the process that gunks up the arteries and increases your risk for heart disease, begins in at adolescence. the important thing to remember is although they are recommending universal screening, that is, every kid between the ages of 9 and 11, they are stopping very short from saying everybody needs to be treated in their cholesterol is high. rather they have a very complex algorithm that takes in account family history, their age and what the lipid profile looks like. a very small percentage of children are candidates for statin therapy if they have something called familial hypercholesterol meaning their numbers are sky high, not overweight necessarily. the idea is prevent early, you
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know, the development of ultimate heart disease. >> more screening means potentially more treatment. we'll see how it develops. cavities, a big one for people with little ones like me. >> yes. the new change here is that we for a number of years, the recommendation was to do something called a fluoride varnish. my kids have been getting this for a number of years at dentist office. put a layer of fluoride. the kids don't have to floss that night. they don't have to brush that night. it's used to only make this recommendation if you lived in an area that did not have fluoride in the water. now recommending it universally for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years and recommending fluoride tooth pavement talking about this before. talk to your doctor about this on how to apply it to your young kids. >> next, hiv testing for adolescents. the recommendation here, the cdc actually has a recommendation out that there should be universal screening between the ages of 13 and 24 ant american academy of pediatrics is recommending a screening at least once between the ages of 16 and 18. they say that one out of four cases of new hiv infection
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occurs in children or youth between the ages of 13 and 24 and 60% of patients won't even know. >> another biggie. mental health screening for adolescents. >> yes, depression screening. >> yes, this one i absolutely love. we know we always hear about teen suicide and how depression rates are on the rise. very, very significant portion of depression starts in adolescence. a very complex tool and when you look into it what kind of screening these doctors can do, but it's quick and efficient and they can refer out for further therapy if needed. they are recommending this annually from the ages of 11 to 21. >> these are the questions that need to be asked and finally, more questions that need to be asked, drug and alcohol use. >> this is great. i don't know if we have the mnemonic up here but it's called c.r.a.f.t. and basically stands for have you ever been in a car with someone under the influence of alcohol or substance abuse? does it make you feel relaxed to use it. do you ever drink when you're alone. the mnemonic goes down. in a way, it's a great way for pediatricians to intervene early
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and identify children who might need therapy or referral. >> thanks for breaking it down, natalie. coming up next, ryan gosling hosts "snl" and breaks out into an epic case of the giggle. got that and more in pop start. adele opens up about why she struggled to write new album, her son and what she thinks her place in music history is. matt. >> >> we've got a lot to talk about with the legendary joan collins. so happy to have her back talking fashion, books, jewelry and a whole lot more. back after these messages.
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8:14. only one thing to do right now, "trending." >> you know what starts two weeks from today? >> christmas? >> winter. >> winter starts. >> way to go, natalie. that's right. >> it's in the prompter. >> cnn is busting some of the top myths about your health during the winter months. myth number one. cold air makes you sick. >> that's not true. >> yeah. >> it's a myth. >> i'll take your word for it. >> cells to fight infection actually increase when you go out in the cold. take that one to the side. in freezing temperatures, not good to work out. >> that's just an excuse. >> don't skip the gift.
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experts said gold could actually help you race faster and burn more calories. >> working out outside is okay in the cold. >> your mom would always say when you're young, wear a hat because you lose most of your body heat through your head. >> right. >> true. >> that's true, right? >> you know when you have no hair, that feels true. no, no. doctors say no. in fact, if you go outside with gloves you lose more of your body heat through your hands than you do through your head. >> my ears are cold and my feet are cold rest of me is cold. >> i think a hat is more comfortable in the win thor. >> you may ask this, does mcdonald's food real last long after you bought it? take a look. this burger and fries was bought in ice land six years ago. that's right. >> wow. >> one of the last mcdonald's meals ever served in that country before all the stores closed so one guy decided to keep food as something of a keep
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sake. >> where did he keep it? >> check it out. live streaming right now. >> wow. >> this is the burger and fries, right now. >> is that like -- >> is that fridge rated. >> is that hermetically sealed? >> mcdonald's on its website explained why this haps happened and you're on to something, matt. bacteria and mold may not grow on the food without moisture, according to mcdonald's. >> i'm surprised there's still fries left. >> the nothing about that made me feel good. >> no, not at all. >> all right. you girngs happen to watch "jaws" this weekend? it was on. i'm not talking about the original movie but the intense surving competition in hawaii. one surfer says that is his sports super bowl calledss jaws
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and with waves as high as 60 feet high. wipeouts were spectacular and terrifying. take a look at this jetski. who does this? >> some brave people. >> ever tried surfing and get held under by a wave, can be absolutely terrifying. >> look at that. >> those two are happy to be alive. >> the surfers look this big. and a scary home invasion to simon cowell's home and twitter best this week. simon cowell, a frightening invasion. a burglar broke into his home on friday when he and his girlfriend girlfriend and 20-month-old baby boy slept. simon is pragz one of his security guards who reportedly chased down the thieves and managed to recover jewelry and simon's passport. simon called thens dent nerve-racking, can certainly understand that, but says it all could have been much worse. very scary.
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next to twitter and its top moments of the year. the most re-tweeted tweets comes from harry stiles reacting to the news that zane malik was leaving one direction. harry wrote simply all the love as always, and that got more than 719,000 re-tweets and guys, get this. five of the top ten most re-tweeted tweets are from -- >> one direction. >> one direction, wow. >> not shocked. >> so the rule is put one direction in your hashtag. >> all right. president obama managed to make the list at number four with his responsed to the supreme court gay marriage ruling. he tweeted today is a big step in our march toward equality, hashtag lovewins and caitlin jern introducing herself to the world tweeting welcome tthe world caitlin. can't wait for to you get to know her/me. finally talking about this. ryan gosling this week and he hosted "snl" for the first time and here's the sketch people are
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talking about sharing over and over. about three friends who have a wild encounter with aliens. ryan and "snl" cast members could not keep it together. here's the sgloemt perhaps they were collecting biological data. >> no. >> no, no, that fell off the books. there was one gray alien, i think he was the lookout. look, it wasn't my worst wednesday night. >> how did the aliens return you all to earth? >> i was carried down gently. he's crying. >> he's crying. >> lorne michaels says he doesn't like it when cast members break character to laugh, but i guess they could not control themselves and we learned today as well that ryan gosling is natalie's boo. that's your "pop start" and
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savannah refers to him, want to explain. >> he cracks me up. >> he's so hilarious. >> that's exactly what i meant. >> the way you were describing it. >> it was not. >> thank you, tamron, for outing me. >> dylan, let's get a check of the weather. >> looking at pretty weather across most country except in the southeast and northwest. in the southeast we do have a stalled front down through southern florida that's been bringing rain to the area for days and through south carolina this morning we're seeing some of the heavier rain and then it's going to move through north carolina, especially as we go into later this afternoon and tonight and tomorrow. we could see most of this low pressure staying offshore but ust enough to produce well, good morning. waking up to lots of cloud cover this morning. even some low clouds and fog and drizzle in places. you'll notice across the south bay, visibility pretty low there. and across san francisco, we're finding drizzle coming across the golden gate bridge, even the
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san rafael and richmond bridge. the north bay, that's where we have the fog the thickest. we'll get rid of the fog at least by foon, but we hang on to the cloud cover. a cooler day today. low 60s for our inland valleys. upper 50s for san francisco and a big storm system heads our way this upcoming week. details ahead. >> and that's your late forecast. smait. >> killian, thank you very much. now to one of hollywood's most glamorous stars. joan collins is an award-winning actress, accomplished producer and best-selling author. one of her most famous roles, the vixen alexis colby carrington on the beloved classic "dynasty" and now joan's personal collection from that show. some items hitting the auction block. joan, it's always good to see you. i should say now dame joan. >> yes. >> it's great to have you here. >> thank you, matt. nice to be here. >> how are you been? >> i've been great, wonderful. lovely to be in new york in this gorgeous weather. >> we have allotted to talk about. >> let me ask why now? why did you decide to part with
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some of these items? >> well, first of all, i absolutely love auctions. half my apartment in london has got stuff in it from auctions, and frankly i can't fit into any of these dresses darling, anymore, and i thought it would be rather nice for people to have these amazing gowns, some of them are so beautiful. some from "dynasty" and some from other movies that i did, and some of them are things like, for example, this one i designed myself and i will wear them begin because if you're an actress you wear it one and you can't times square again. >> some of the items are very personal. behind me are some letters, love letters written to you by warren baity. >> yes. >> back if i think it was 1960. he was in the national guard and he wrote you some pretty steamy letters. >> yes. >> tell me about what's the back story? >> the back story is we were engaged at the time and the engagement ring is in a safe, by the way, that's not in an auction, and we -- this is
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before people texted and sent messages so we used to write letters every day. >> and i like the fact that you kept them, one line from one letter jumped out at me. joan, being away from you is becoming unbearable. >> well, yes, he was right. i have another 50 of though the, those are only two. i didn't want to flood the market. >> let's talk about fashion. so much a part of show "dynasty." >> the i know. >> lots big shoulders. >> still wearing them a bit. >> what's your favorite memory of doing that show? >> my favorite memory is the first day on the show when i was working with the wonderful actor brian dennehy and hi this wonderful black and white outfit on with the big hat and veil and glasses and when i took off the glasses everybody said, oh, my god, because i did look pretty good then, and i had to face the entire cast of "dynasty" who are all sitting there staring at me and actors can be a little judgmental and here it is. oh, here's this actress from
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england. let's see what she can do, and i said there for i think 15-minute scene which we did over and over again while i felt i was being judged and some of them were looking at me angrily but they were in character >> you make fun your age and you look beautiful still. >> thank you. >> i think everybody would agree. lots of great jewelry, costume jewelry i'm imagining. >> yes, yes, this ring is amazing, this ring. i wore that so many times and in fact elizabeth taylor saw it once and the she said i know it's not real but it's beautiful. >> it is gorgeous. >> that is a rock. behind you said you designed this dress here? >> the white direction i wore that in march when prince charles bestowed on meet damehood which is the female equivalent of the knighthood, and i can't wear it again because i was photographed in it, and i didn't know what to wear so i love white and love scream so i design it had myself. design a lot of my clothes myself. >> beautiful.
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>> it is nice. >> can i take a second here. you haven't been here in a while and certainly haven't been here since september when your sister jackie passed away after a battle with breast cancer. she was, joan, i hope you know one our favorites around here. she was on this show so many times and we used to say she brought something to the party. >> i know. she was most wonderful person. she was kind and loving. she was the best mother in the world. i mean, she brought up her children while she was writing books, and we were all devastated. we're all going to be together at christmas. we were all going to go to hawaii but, of course, we're not now and we'll all be in london and there's millions of us. jackie had three children, six grandchildren and i've got three children and six grandchildren and they all have partners and boyfriends and so we're all going to be together at my sister-in-law's house. >> turns out she was a very private person. didn't share her illness with a lot of people. >> she did not. wanted to keep it secret the. she said i don't want to be on the front of trash magazines
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saying jackie collins is ill. she was very brave. >> our condolences. >> thank you. >> wonderful to have you back on the show. >> always good to seei'm ... ==g today... ==topvo== "n double-a c-p" leaders will meet in response to a deadly police shooting last week in san francisco. officersho it is 8:26. i'm sam brock. a deadly police shooting last week in san francisco, you're looking at video of it right now. officers, five of them, shot mario woods multiple times after police say he refused to drop a knife and threaten the officers. investigators say woods earlier stabbed someone in the shoulder. sha sho that happened in the bayview district. during a long meeting last friday, the police chief tried to defend the actions of the officers. critics at times drowned him out. tonight's meeting takes place at the third baptist church on mcallester. if you are trying to get out the door this morning, that's the easy part. seeing your way through the roads, that's a different
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challenge. >> that's exactly it. it's tough for us to see some of our sky cams as well. across from the coliseum, you can make out those taillights before they disappear. the orange, that's where things are a little soupy and we have trouble southbound. 680 west 24, those are your commute directions as well as oak land approaching that bay bridge. clearer view along the peninsula side. but as we look at the northbound routes, palo alto shows you how tough it can be as well as south 101 at university, sam. back to you. >> cameras, you can't see anything. we'll see you in 25 minutes.
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several new recommendations when it comes to well-checked screening. vision screenings at age 18 will only be recommended for high-risk patients rather than routine. however, a cholesterol screening will be added for children 9 to 11 years old. in addition to a depression screening for ages 11 through 21. a new and improved weight watchers is taking shape, launching an app and new online tools today aimed at helping customers eat healthier, set finances goals and reduce stress. the company says it is in response to customers more interested in good health than dieting. weight watchers is helping the move will end four years of declining profits.
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the spanish ship san jose went down the jewels and artifacts could be worth more than $1 billion. however, there are likely to be years of court fights to determine exactly who that treasure belongs here performing not long ago. she has got a huge show coming up on nbc, one-night only performance at radio city music hall. had a chance to sit down. we'll sit down and talk about her family and son and the song we can't get out of your ears. >> back in your bearded days? >> in november. >> and i took my first trip out to "the voice" and my time with adam, blake, pharrell and gwen did not disapoint. they were on fire. we'll get into that coming up. of course, first a check of the wet we are dylan in for al. >> not so bad this december and
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actually this whole week is going to be well above average for most country. we are looking though at some very messy weather in the pacific northwest. up to 5 to 7 inches of rain alone and then at the end of the week as well. we'll see a few showers through the ohio and tennessee river valleys as we get closer to the end of the week and more mountain snow through the rockies. as for the temperature it's going to remain very warm. 15 to 20 degrees above average through most of the plains and into the northern plains and midwest. most of the country country is going to see temperatures well above average and into the latter half of the week and into the weekend should be approaching 60 degrees in the neefrkts but the cool air starts to work back into places like california and into nevada where temperatures will actually be a little bit below average as we get well, good morning. waking up to lots of cloud cover this morning. even some low clouds and fog and drizzle in places. you'll note ace cross the south bay, visibility pretty low there.
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and across san francisco, we're finding drizzle across the golden gate bridge. even the san rafael and richmond bridge. north bay, that's where the fog is the thickest. as we head through the day, we'll get rid of the fog at least by noon. but we hang on to the cloud cover. that's going to mean for awe cooler day today. low 60s for our inland valleys. upper 50s for san francisco and a big storm system heads our way this upcoming week. detail as head. >> and that's your late forecast. matt and savannah? >> all right, dylan, thank you so much. adele is more than a singer, a phenomenon at this point. her album "25" easily the best-selling album of the year. >> that's right. a week from today adele's one-night only concert at radio city music hall airs right here on nbc. we're happy about that. i had a chance to sit down with her as she prepared for that highly anticipate return to the stage. last time we were together, adeal, you said were you in a bit of an uncertain period in your life. you had been through some tough times. >> yes. >> you were kind of scratching your way back but you weren't sure so complete the sentence now. i'm in a period in my life now
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where -- >> i've never been happier and i've never been healthier. i'm good. ♪ hello, it's me >> adele is a living legend. after a four-year break to focus on her son she's made a triumphant return with her album "25" in the an unforgettable one-night only performance from radio city music hall ♪ hello from the outside >> i never said this to the woman sitting across from me but can i hold your hand for a second. >>age lo. >> kind of out there. >> and kir see the other. >> paradise. >> yes. >> one referring to the other. >> yeah, exactly. >> a bad day and tough time of the day or missing him, can that make you feel better? >> he is my emotional place but did i write songs about that and it was boring for everyone else. everyone's own child is like the light of their lives, but not the lives anyone else.
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>> has he made you a more emotional person? >> yes, in every single way possible. ♪ when we were young >> her soulful signature voice sun mistakable, but she says getting the words down wasn't easy. when you sat down to write this album and write songs for this album it was a bit of a block. >> mm-hmm, huge block. >> how bad did it get? >> i found it impossible for a while and i didn't know what i wanted to write about. what's wrong is i wasn't sad. >> were you overthinking it? >> yeah, yeah. >> saying it gingerly, because in the past you've always just written what you felt at that moment. >> i was always thinking everything and whenity chilled out it came. ♪ so hello from the other side >> so the song "hello," what the is it about? >> it's about reconnecting with everyone else and myself. ♪ to tell you i'm sorry for everything that i've done ♪ >> emphasized how hard it was to make this report.
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i couldn't get over my guilt to leave my kid to write record and getting on the other side, it's just like in general, it's like hello to everyone. >> i'm back and here we go. >> i'm still here and letting myself, like, i haven't change. literal lit meaning of "hello." >> you said on an occasion or tuite song brought you to tears. >> yes. >> can you song still do that after you've sung it 100 times? >> is that your cry song, a go-to cry song? >> another one "when we were young" and literally every time i sing that song i'm re-mined of something amazing in my life. ♪ ♪ reminds me when we were young ♪ >> i have a cry song. >> what is it? >> "killing me softly" by roberta flack. >> that's a good one. i love her but i try to avoid her if i'm feeling sad. >> because you go right down the tubes. ♪ ♪ rumor has it
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>> so "billboard" magazine ranked the top albums of all time. >> and i'm beyond grateful, but it's a bit ridiculous. >> number one. do you know what was number one? >> i know what was number one, "21" was number one. "i think "free love." >> the that's number three. >> what was number two, the sound track to "the sound of mrieux." >> i feel like it should be the other way around. >> just own it. >> i own it. and i'm afraid of people showing up throwing rotten fruit at me. >> there's always that little bit of doubt. ♪ ♪ everything just puts me back to when you were there ♪ >> last thing i want to pick on you about. you were 19 when you released "19" and were you 20, but you made it when you were 19. >> i was 20 and i turned 23 shortly after. >> so you should be 26. >> i should be but i'm 27 and
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i'll be 28 next week. >> what? >> it took me a long time to make this record. >> i'm 45, shall i tell you that. >> i'm forever 21. >> "21" the best album of all time. >> i didn't think she could love her anymore and she said hello. >> such a great personality. >> so awesome. >> and, again, catch adele live in new york city next monday, 10, 9:00 central time right here on nbc. coming up next, the season of kindness. jenna bush hager touches a holiday surprise for several families but first
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>> we are back now, 8:40 with more of our comcast season of kindness. >> and this season a remarkable group taking on the role of santa's little helper here in norbert and "today's" jenna bush hager couldn't wait to join them. >> on three, team. >> it's a team ready to spread some christmas cheer. >> that's it. >> reporter: pay await layaways, an all-volunteer charity group which raises money to pay off lei away account for the holidays and this sneaky group with goodwill set up a surprise at a bronx k smart store and collected toys on lists and readied the gift wrappers. our nbc crew had cameras above candy land and toy drones and while the charity's founders paid the bill. talk it me about how this organization has grown in the last couple of years. >> the last year we actually raised over $60,000 and this year we're trying to raise over
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$100,000. that in itself has allowed us to pay off layaways at so many countries in the country? what's the most rewarding part about if? >> authenticity. >> and seeing their smiles. >> the smiles run believable. >> and so we were ready. after inspecting some interesting toys i kept a lookout, waiting to surprise some unsuspecting parents. >> yes, my name? ian bel, i'm from pay aye wait layaway and this is jenna bush hager from the "today" show. >> got a surprise for you. >> we're actually going to pay away everyone's lay heir ways today. everybody is going home with all their presents on layaway. >> happy holidays! >> here we come. >> she thought she was coming in to pay her bill. >> and 6-year-old tristan just liked being in the toy section. >> i got new games. >> you got new games. >> high 5 and santa is coming to see you. >> what does it mean you can get presents for your son? >> it means to me that i'm grateful, appreciated. thank you.
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>> you're shocked. >> yes. >> you basically work very hard to make ends meet. >> and does this help a little bit out? >> a whole lot. >> merry christmas. >> merry christmas. >> anna has five kids to care for this christmas. >> i'm so excited. like oh, my god. >> what is this like that these people have come together to make sure your kids get what they want? >> grateful, thankful. exciting. i want to cry. like oh, my god. it's touching. that there are nice people out there who help people like me. what do you want for your children? >> happiness, for them to be grateful and work hard and be better. >> linda came to the store with lilleyia who is celebrating her very first christmas. >> what toss it mean that everybody came together to help you out this season? >> a lot. i appreciate it a lot. >> no, it's okay. it's okay. >> what's christmas morning going to be like in your house? >> going to be special this
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year. >> going to be special? >> yeah. >> happy holidays. >> special for so many here. one little guy wants to make double triple sure that santa has his list. >> green dinosaurs and a pig with sandwiches. >> a pig with sandwiches? >> yeah. it's on there. >> the pig with sandwiches right there. >> things are looking pretty good for tristan this christmas and for lilleyia, too. >> she likes it. >> mm-hmm. >> you can get this on christmas morning. >> and so in the season of giving, a store filled with joy and tears, too. a lesson learned once again. it's always so much better to give than to receive. >> you're excited for christmas morning. >> yes, yes, i am. let be it tomorrow. >> happy holidays! >> oh. >> such a great idea. >> love that. >> coming up next, natalie catches up with "the voice" coaches for an interview that you do not want to miss, but,
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first, this is "today" on nbc.
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back at 8:47 with "the voice" on today. it's crunch time with tonight's live semifinals. >> and natalie got to experience the bitement firsthand last week. how did it go? >> well, you'll see. it's show that centers on the contestants, of course, but this season it seems the coaches are grabbing all the headlines, and when we sat down with adam, blake, gwen and pharrell let's just say they were in a raucous mood. ♪ >> you guys getting all this? >> check. >> this was the mood for my first ever trip to visit "the voice" coaches in los angeles. >> guys," voice" my first time getting to hang with you guys. >> i'm sorry. >> i know. >> i'm sorry, too. >> feel bad for you already. >> i feel bad for you guys.
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>> i'm going to warn you. i would be really scared if i were you right now. they are in a really good mood. >> don't frighten our new guest. >> i'm getting a sense already. let's talk first about the show and the success of the show. you're season nine now. you guys are rocking it, week after week. look at the itunes charts and your artists are all in the top ten for the most part. what does that say about this slow? >> i think it's not just a karaoke contest this show. i mean, these are artists or they are performing their versions of these cover songs but they are making it their own. >> is it about the artist or the coaching? you have a little ownership and pride in it, foo? >> only about the coaching when we're talking about the four of us going against each oh, but when we're bragging on the artist, we brag on everybody's artists except, you know, when they are adam's. >> like when you're right you're right. >> is this all an act or is it like this all the time? >> i was going to interject and say welcome to my world. >> it's so beautiful and
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emotional and a perfect platform to showcase your incredible singing. >> your second season, gwen. what does it mean to give back to young artists? >> so rewarding in so many ways and i'm getting so much out of it as well because because around so much music. >> let's talk about the bromance. >> okay. >> you, two. >> bromance with a "b." >> you seem to be as much in each other's business like a marriage. >> i hate his face. >> if you could put a song to your relationship with make, what would it be? >> "that smell." you know the song like "that mel?" and what about "lick it up" by kiss. >> wow. >> this is going so well. >> you're doing great. hang in there. you warned me. you're right. you warned me. jokes aside and what is clear is they are a tight-knit bunch and when it comes to their personal
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lives, especially the new romance between gwen and blake they turned protecting each other into its own form of entertainment. gwen and blake, all know what's going on with you guys. is it good to just be out in the open now? >> a nice segue. >> next question, next question, please. ♪ ask the next question before it gets awkward ♪ >> so while they clearly rather focus on coaching than courtship there's no denying their chemistry. >> you guys are still having as much fun. >> oh, my goodness. >> as you showed week after week. >> there's nothing better, seriously. >> you can see they are still having a lot of fun together. season nine and still going strong so -- >> you have your work cut out for you. >> oh, my gosh. >> can i tell you, after that interview i was sweating from everywhere. >> good to know. >> great job, nat. >> you can catch "the voice" tonight and tomorrow at 8:00, 7:00 central right here hon nbc. up next, some divine
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inspiration. we'll catch up with a couple of angels from victoria's secret, burks first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back now, 8:52. they helped us collect toys on the plaza just a while ago and let's say hi to victoria secret models. ladies, nice to see you both. >> mice to see you. >> thanks for doing that
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outside. >> you're very welcome. >> those toys go to deserving children all around the country. >> i saw some of the toys i used to have as a kid. >> the little ponies, my little ponies. >> you had those as a girl. >> a smaller version, but i like the big version. >> even in south africa. >> you grew up in namibia where we did the show not too long ago. >> yeah. >> you're from south africa. >> what's it like transitioning to this uncan try? do you find very different? >> exteamly. >> it's very different, but i think we both also wanted to get out and kind of experience the world and see something else other than south africa and namibia so it's an honor living here. >> it seems sometimes like it was a dream, my childhood, but, yeah, we've got to experience so many amazing things that i never would have been able to do in south africa. >> i was reading the newspaper this weekend, and there was a story about one of the newer models in the victoria's secret show being discovered i think in a shopping mall in ohio.
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yeah. how were each of you discovered? >> it's crazy. most of the girls you hear about, we were all discovered in the most random, smallest little places ever. >> a lot in shopping malls as well because that's like where cute girls hang out. >> note to guys out there, go shopping. >> i know. i was in a shopping -- well, like a food or like a grocery store with my grandparents in south africa when i got scouted. >> and i was at a flea market, so, yeah. >> and i think what's nice about victoria's secret, a little bit like spoths ilstraight you get great name recognition. not just seen as a face or a body. who has being involved in the show done for both of you career-wise? >> that's changed our career and lives for the better. >> and i'm seeing it just with the new girls, the small changes in their lives. it's immediate. >> yeah. >> just because the show is seen in so many different countries and respected all over the world, so your name goes
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everywhere. >> but they really know how to make like -- like how to create a household name by, you know, putting yourself out there and kind of -- and i think it is true when you see the young girls, you realize how your life changed back then. >> and i'm sure -- >> very interesting. >> and congratulations this week for the victoria's secret fashion show and look forward to seeing new, that and appreciate you again coming and collecting toys for us this morning. >> thank you. >> thanks for having both. >> nice to see you both. let's go outside to dylan >> announcer: season of kindness on "today" is sponsored by amazon smile, you shop and amazon gives. thanks, matt, and continuing with our season of kindness campaign, we have a huge announcement here on the plaza. amazon smile is one of our sponsors, and today we are offering or just actually giving people on the plaza $50 gift cards to amazon.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> everybody here is getting one, but it does cam with a catch. this is catch, and that catch is you have to pay it forward. so you get the $50 gift card but you have to spend it on someone else, so here's your $50 gift card. >> thank you. >> and who will you be spending your $50 gift card on. >> the six of us have decided to pool ours together and we're going to purchase toys fori'm . are learning how much more their r good monday morning. 8:56. i'm sam brock. b.a.r.t. riders are learning just how much money they'll have to shell out starting next year after a fare hike. recently announced that the 3.5% increase that takes effect on january the 1st. no need to pull out the calculator here. any ticket in the neighborhood of $5 is going to increase 15 cents. b.a.r.t. adjusts its fares every everyover and that is pegged to inflation. a bare area man who
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this morning on "today's today," the grammy nomination ares in. how much for taylor and did your favorite star? and jeffrey tambor on a ground breaking success and shaq is back making christmas wishes come true for kids around the country coming up next. from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ ♪ christmas is here, ringing of cheer ♪ ♪ ♪ hear the words of the cheer
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from everywhere ♪ filling the air ♪ oh, how they come, raising the sound ♪ ♪ people sing songs with the cheer of christmas ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry, merry christmas ♪ ♪ merry caroling ♪ ding, dong, ding, dong >> very nice, very thighs. >> wonderful. >> this is "today" on a monday morning. it's december 7th and we're being treated to a special live morning jam from straight no chaser singing "carol of the bells." gentlemen, thank you very much. >> they will be back with a performance and we'll chat with them a little later. >> every morning in december? >> okay. >> the month of december, our house band. >> yeah. >> we'll need a much bigger couch. >> and a bigger set. >> that was hot. >> i like that. >> good way to start off the morning. >> the problem is now we need a live morning jam every day so whatever the jam is we need that artist here singing in. >> like the 12 days of
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christmas. >> and think about talking about booking it. >> brings is here, he'll do the song. >> okay. >> we've got some grammy nominations just off the press. >> speaking of great music, hot off the presses. just announced the nominees for the 5th grammy awards, here you go. kendrick lamar leading the way with 11 nominations. >> the best. the best. >> taylor swift also and the weekend each earning seven nominations. record of the year. >> here we go. >> "really love," d'angelo and the vanguards. >> if you've not heard that song, hot. >> "uptown funk" heard that over and over. >> so food. >> "thinking out loud" by ed sheeran. >> "blank space" taylor space and "can't feel my face" by the weekend. >> i couldn't pick. >> i think "can't feel my face" the weekend. so many hits. >> i was going to said weekend. >> i'm going to go with "uptown funk."
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that song is incredible. >> i just feel like "the weekend" is new and different. >> what's the criteria? is it the most reesenent our mind or the best? >> i think that's the best. >> the best. >> the arrangement of "uptown funk," that the was killer. >> i don't know how you pick with that. >> how about weekend. >> sompingt year nominations. >> "all right" kendrick lamar. "blake space," taylor swift, "girl crush" by little big town. >> all right. >> and "see you again" by whiz chalifa and "thinking out loud." >> i'm going with kendrick lamar. >> i'm going to throw in "girl crush" the biggest country song of the we are. >> and the wiz khalifa song. >> yeah. >> every time i can cry, just, boom. that song is beautiful. >> album. year, here you go, "sound and color" by alabama shake, to "pimp a butterfly" and
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"traveler" by chris stapleton, "1989" by taylor swift and kind of hard to beat that and "beauty behind the madness" by the weekend. >> got to win something. >> her album though, i have to say from top to bottom. >> every single one. >> you don't have to skip a song and you don't see that often. we're so conditioned. >> and that is album of the year. >> sometimes they go darkiors. who is the dark horse, alabama shake? >> someone not on every say. >> alabama shake would be that? >> or chris stapleton, cleaned up at the cmas. >> and clearly his star is beginning to rise right now. awards show, by the way, on february 15th. >> when you go to itunes and download all of it. >> if you haven't already got these songs. >> and important to point out, if you had the reaction i did which said "hello," adele. she was not eligible for this year's grammys. >> next year will be the year of adele. >> she will sweep it clean. >> came out two months after the
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deadline. >> and let's talk a little politics here and national security and everything else president obama addressed last night in primetime. he made an address from the oval office, only third time he's done that as p.this in the wake of last week's mass shooting in sbeerndio and a few weeks after paris. here's a bit of what he told the country. >> this was an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people. now, here at home we have to work together to address the challenge. there are several steps that congress should take right away. to begin with, congress should act to make sure no one on a no fly list is able to buy a gun. what could possibly be the argument for allowing a terror suspect to buy semiautomatic weapon. it's a matter of national security? >> he began his speech by laying out what his plan to defeat isis is because the criticism of shim there is no plan or if there is
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one it's not working so he went point by point. obviously not going to satisfy everyone but he wanted to explain he says that there is a plan in place and that he believes at least it's working and then as you saw there he wanted to detail a couple of things that could be done in this country to shop mass shootings and stop terrorism here. >> didn't announce a new plan but did to your plan also mention intensifying was already in place and that's been a part of some of the response from the gop regarding if this strategy is not working what else can be done and the president's i guess improvement of the plan is the intensification of the air strikes and what's happening? >> certainly a lot of people this morning, the gop candidates, saying, you know, we need to hear more than just tough words. i mean what, realtiy is taking place here? donald trump, if you were watching any of his twitter feed last night live tweeting during the entire speech saying is that all there is? we need a new president, fast. ted cruz tweeting if i'm elected department i'll direct the
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department of defense to destroy isis and marco rubio told fox news people are scared not just because of the attacks but because of the growing sense that we have a president completely overwhelmed by them. i think overall though people listening to this speech just felt like obviously a speech isn't going to do it, you know. you need to have more than, that and i think, you know, even though there's an action plan in place a lot of people are saying that's been in place so what more is happening? >> and they also expect when you take to the oval office which is a huge deal that there will be something new introduced or something monumental, sort of a laying out of the status quo for the american people so -- >> interesting. >> also interesting, the cover of the "new york times," the editorial page, anyway for the first time since 1920 "the times" focused on the call for greater gun regulations in this country, so in part they put it this way. it is a moral outrage and a national disgrace that people can legally purchase weapons designed specifically to kill
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with brutal speed and efficiency. opponents of gun control are saying that determined killers obtained weapons, illegally in places like france, england and norway that have strict gun laws. yes, they did, but at least those countries are trying. the united states is not. and this morning "daily news" printed a cover he have we cynicism, you might say, but by the numbers this is an interesting eric erickson, he is a conservative blogger. >> right. >> red state. we're showing you what he did. he actually took the editorial and fired his weapon, and you can see the bullet holes in the paper and he called on his supporters, his readers of "red state" to do the very same. that one response to the "times" editorial and there is it is. following sandy hook by the numbers, that happened in tweefshlgs okay. the week after sandy hook apparently the record was broken for firearm background checks. that's the first stable in the purchase, of course, for a firearm.
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that is the record that still stands. a similar thing happened after san bernardino, so what they are saying here by the numbers is that after these incidents, yes, you have part of the country who has the gun debate and have others who feel the response is to arm up. >> right. >> and the thing that stephanie gosk went to a gun shop near where the san bernardino massacre happened and the guy was like basically, the manufacturers or whatever are going to be happy with his sales because his store was pretty much sold out. one in three americans already own guns, and they are somewhere around 310 million guns i think, one gun per person in the united states. our population is around 330 million. >> yeah. >> it's interesting to see after an incident like san bernardino, people have different points of view on it. for some people it's terrorism and for some people it's gun control and for some people the answer is mental health. the answer is probably a
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combination of all things. people go to their corner and you are going to arm up and feel a sense that isis is coming for you. >> and some of the numbers though with the gun purchases. people fearing that perhaps because there may be some legislation there they better buy everything now before the laws change. >> load up, literally. you know what's so interesting and this is a stat that i feel is ignored so often is that even members of the nra when they are polled would like to see what is often referred to as common sense gun reform, some kind of tightening of background checks. that is poll that came out after new town, and it's been cited as well, so when people instantly assume that if you're a member of the nra that you're completely shut down on changes, that's not true according to the polls. >> right. now that maybe true to the case of politicians who often pander on both sides to what they think
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constituents want to hear. >> yes. >> but the polling shows there is an appetite even for those who are members of the nra to make some common sense changes. >> i think when you take a look at some of the weapons in this case that were used, assault rifles and you think about, you know, secondality amendment was at a time when people were using very slow gunpowder guns, i mean, regular guns. we're not talking assault rifles, it's a very different kind of gun that we're dealing with these days so people often ask that question like why are we -- why do you need to arm yourself with the teeth with those kinds of weapons necessarily? >> because they would say it's their constitutional trying do so. >> but others who say the second amendment was applying to militias, that the whole gamut of the conversation is not applicable to your point about the weaponry and the whole point of protection of the second amendment. >> the yeah. >> all right. let's head over to dylan who is in this morning with al with a look at weather. hey, dylan.
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>> good morning, guys. we've got a classic el nino setup. storm after storm coming in off of the pacific ocean here and a jet stream way high up in the atmosphere running 200 miles per hour and the storms get caught up and come right onshore and every single day we'll see some very heavy rain somewhere in the pacific north west. today it's mainly across the west coast of oregon and tomorrow it moves up into washington. 5 to 9 inches of rain possible with very gusty good morning. we're waking up to lots of cloud cover and low clouds and fog and drizzle in places. south bay, visibility pretty low. drizzle across the golden gate bridge and north bay, the fog the thickest. but through the the day, we will get rid of the fog by noon, but we'll hang on to the cloud cover. that will mean a cooler day. upper 50s for san francisco and a big storm system heading our way this week.
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>> and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> thanks, dylan. see you in just a bit. coming cup, a big year for jeffrey tambor. >> love him. >> won the golden globe and an emmy playing a transgender in the ground breaking series oh, here comes nancy. wow, she's sure making a splash in that designer dress! and with a thicker, more fabulous formula, she's not splashing. you can wear anything and pour bleach. and her whiter whites, just dazzling.
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handsome saufn gun. jeffrey tambor is funny. >> and now jeffrey who is won the emmy and golden globe as role of a transgender on the hit amazon series "transparent". >> and this week his life decisions does not get any easier for family members. >> we just want to thank you both for coming. you look great. >> let me get the car, mom. >> listen, i want to come by and see mom. >> oh, really. you want to see mom? >> don't you dare, mort. you will let that person get off the planet without knowing about this, can you do that? could you do something for somebody else? >> wow. >> jeffrey is with us. we love you so much. >> thank you. >> and i would like to say, yes, you have received all of these awards, but we called it right before this show. >> you did. >> was made, you know, launched
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out. we thought -- we saw the dvd. and just knew it was brilliant. >> thank you. >> phenomenal. what's it been like for you? >> it's been terrific, transformative. as i say, it's -- i -- i deserve the luckiest guy in the room award, and in the only has it changed my life but it's given me one of the great, great responsibilities i've ever had. >> it's -- it's nice. >> such an interesting part about it when you receive all these awards and you go right to the social responsibility and talk about the lgbt community and you really have become an icon there. >> icon is -- >> they turn to you. >> we were just at white house. >> yes. >> and we were there for the champions for change day, and that was a huge honor where they honored nine artists on the lbgt community, and we showed our show there and were on a panel with the danish girl and i remember walking through the white house saying would i like my mom and dad to have seen
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this. it's huge. >> wow. >> it's just huge, and i'm very grateful. >> you must have so many people so proud of you in your life for this row. i mean, we're all so proud of you. >> i'm proud of you. i watch you guys every morning. >> i know you have some questions for us. >> because you are such a loyal fan viewer. >> i'm -- i just want to know what's with all the eating? every time -- every time i click in someone has something in their mouth. >> that didn't sound right, jeffrey. >> we don't eat breakfast here. >> that's one. >> we often get up so early so we figure we eat around 4:30 in the morning like something quick. by 9:00. >> have a world renowned chef upstairs and cooking dinner. can you come and hang out. for example, if i want french toast. it might magically appear. >> okay. would i like some french toast. >> we'll work on it. >> what happened? >> worked much better in the
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rehearsal. >> complicated. >> so nice -- >> a head's up. >> thank al for showing up. that was great. >> that's where your french toast is the, with al. >> and i'm also -- i want to say something. i would just like to honor hollywoodlawn who passed away. she was one of the great transgender artists and she was there at invention of the wheel. >> wow. >> and i just wanted to -- to honor her today. >> and we honor you. >> you do. >> we do. >> one of our favorite around here. >> are we invited to willie's for dinner? >> i'm a neighbor and have lived there for two years. >> i keep putting notes in your mailbox and you never respond. >> that's going to get creepy. >> very versatile. >> cut out from magazines. >> we'll get your french toast. >> the entire second season of
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kids. shaq-a-klaus is providing toys through the marine toys for tots foundation. the big man is in the house. >> good to see you. >> shack-a-klaus, have such a big height that matches your heart and all that. how special is it for doing this for the kids? >> i've been doing this for 20 years and been with toys r us for past seven years and i wish i could take all the credit. in 1992 i get a call from my mother, hi, mornings i love you. she said babe i need to borrow some money and i said why. boys and girls club, underprivileged kid, got to buy some toys and went out to check out situation and 1,000 kids, you can't buy toys for half the kids. i'll take care of it. now at the time i didn't know what i was going to do and messing around and on the way home there was a uhaul and toys r us so i put my mind together. >> a thinkinger. >> me and my boys got a toys are
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u.s. truck and bought the toys and shack-a-klaus was created 20 years ago. mom, thank you, i love you. >> and your dad is part of reason you do all of this. gave you a gift one time? >> he gave me an autographed dr. j basketball because, you know, a couple of christmases i didn't get anything. we had sisters and, you know, used to come in and treat me like a man and said, listen, summon kind of tight this year. let me take care your sisters first and i'll get you later. >> oh. >> while they were out there hoping presents i was in my room crying, and then he came in with that autographed dr. j basketball. >> and that smile. >> you forget at that the point. >> the best gift ever. >> we love shack-a-klaus and wondered watching your show with charles and e.j. and kenny we wondered why shaq-a-klaus wasn't wearing any pants. >> no pant zone. >> charles and gen-y like to play. >> look ought. >> where are you pants?
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>> charles and kenny stole them? >> you had no spare pant in your dressing room? >> no. >> there was a report. >> your legs. >> talk about doing that all the time, but you actually did it. >> oh, my gosh. >> they stole my pant and they set them on fire. >> willie, it's a remap. the last time were you here. willie dunked on you. >> five seconds. >> willie dunked on you. >> willie dunked on you. >> should we put a jelly bean on the top? purple? absolutely. [singing] on the third day of christmas my true love sent to me. ♪ i was born a dreamer. ♪
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bernardino county today tries best it can to get back to good monday morning. it's 9:26. i'm sam brock. san bernardino county today trying its best to get back for business as usual following last week's gdeadly workplace attack. many government agencies and offices have been closed since wednesday. thousands of employees are going back to work for the first time today. the killings left 14 people dead, not including attackers. 21 others were injured. what i area members of sciu local 521 will hold vigils to the victims today in three different cities. san jose, campbell and salinas. all begin at about 5:00. many of the victims shot in southern california are actually fellow sciu workers. also happening came, naacp leaders will meet this response to a deadly police shooting last
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week in san francisco captured on this video. officers five of them shot woods multiple times after police say he refused to drop a knife and threatened the officers. investigators say woods earlier stabbed someone in the shoulder. that shooting happened near a bus stop in the bayview district. during a loud meeting, the police chief tried to defend the actions of the officers. critics at times simply drowned him out. tonight's meeting takes place at the third baptist church. it is a foggy start to your monday. a look at your traffic and forecast right after this break.
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lots of cloud cover this morning and that will be ahead of our next storm system set to arrive wednesday into thursday. in the meantime it's all about the cloud cover. 62 for san jose, san francisco just a few peeks of sunshine, a cool day, temperatures only in the mid to upper 50s. across the north bay, same deal.
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santia santa rose, 58. more sunshine for the tri-valley, temperatures there in the low 60s. week ahead, we have rain by wednesday into thursday. big storm system details on that coming up at 11:00. we're having trouble seeing the roads. this is the san mateo bridge. it's moving well, but you lose track of that last section. freeways themselves are looking pretty good. we'll show you the maps. through oakland, slow past the coliseum. and dense fog around the hills. also along the peninsula, palo alto, 280, a slower drive through those areas. never boring fun. the why can't it smell like this all the time fun. the learning the virtue of sharing fun. why let someone else have all the fun? that's no fun.
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unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. taking a look at the headline taking a look at headline, american academy of pediatrics issued several recommendations when it comes to well check screens. vision screens at 18 only for high-risk patients however a cholesterol screening will be added for children 9 to 11 years old in addition to a depression screening for ages 11 through 21. a new and improved weight watchers is taking shape and is launching an app and some new online tools today aimed at helping customers eat healthier and set fitness goals and to reduce stress. the company says the move is in response to customers who are more interested in good health than dieting. weight watchers is hoping the move will end four years of declining profits.
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colombia says the most valuable sunken treasure ever has been located off of its coast. the spanishship "san jose" went down 300 years ago in a battle with the british navy. its cargo of gold and jewels and silver artifacts could be worth more than $1 billion. however, there's likely to be years of court fights to determine who the treasure exactly belongs to. well, for the third week in a row, "the hunger games" finale chewed up the box office competition bringing in $18 million. and horror film "crampus" was in second place and the boxing film "creed" was in third. dylan in for al with aheck of the weather. >> good morning, everyone. taking a look at the week ahead. it's going to be an interesting week, because temperatures will be well above average for most of the country. it is going to remain stormy with a pacific storm making its way onshore every single day this week for the pacific northwest.
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it's northern california, washington and oregon and also eventually by the end of the week mountain snow. showers start to take hold through the ohio and tennessee river valley making its way into the new england by the end the week and as for temperatures starting off very warm for the plains and northern plains, mild up and down the east coast. by mid-week the temperatures continue and the entire country warm mid-week and we should be approaching 60 degrees in the northeast by this weekend. that's a look at weather across 9:32 the time. waking up to clouds and fog across the entire bay area. temperatures not that cold back in the 50s in north bay down to the south bay, as well. we will get rid of the fog the next couple of hours, but we'll hang on to the clouds. temperatures will be cool, only 57 in san francisco. expecting low 60s from the north bay to the south bay and as we move toward the week ahead, a big storm system we're tracking by wednesday night into thursday. that will bring heavy rain and strong winds even sierra snow by thursday night. and that's your latest forecast. natalie? >> all right, thanks, dylan.
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this morning on "today foods," stress-free entertaining all week long. we help you plan the perfect party menu and today is appetizers for an open holiday house. >> two great ways to use filo dough and candy bacon. good morning. >> good morning. thank you. here's the deal. i was down on the green room trying to see what dress you were going to wear. and i saw natalie. >> the florals here. >> a floral pattern. >> whatever works for you, buddy. >> yeah. thanks. love you too, buddy. >> confidence! >> so here we go, guys. so this is called open house phylo. is that it? >> yes. >> drink that and see what you say after that. a little bit of liquor, here is brie cheese, dough, hot sauce, ginger, oranges, salt, pepper, butter and cranberries. here's the deal, guys. natalie, come over here to my
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right. >> okay. so we're going to wrap the brie cheese in the phylo? >> please. >> it can be hard to work with. what's the key to keeping it moist? >> here's the key to keeping it moist. you have to use a damp paper towel. here's the deal with phylo, whatever you want to call it. it will actually dry out. what you want to do is take a damp paper towel and keep it moist so you can take a layer. i know is seems like a lot of paper towels. take some butter, willie, do the same thing. you'll do the top layer and natalie the bottom layer. >> butter the whole thing? >> the whole thing. take butter like it's, i don't know -- a salon. >> a butter salon. >> do the whole thing. we're going to make layers. this is the thing, natalie. you rip it, break it, that's completely fine. so butter it, and then you take another layer, just like this. and each time you're going to -- >> keep buttering. >> exactly. butter, butter, butter. >> it's have i gentle.
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>> an artisan like myself. >> okay. >> confident man this morning. >> excuse me. >> so natalie, now we've got two layers here. we're going to take this bottom here, and take this big old wheel of brie cheese. >> butter and cheese. >> there is nothing wrong with this. then i make cranberry sauce, a cranberry chutney. take it just like so. >> so from the hot sauce. >> and then the shot of liquor that willie drank. we take this and put it on top here. >> do it. >> wrap it like a present. >> yes. just like that. >> turn it with the butter. >> seriously. why do we -- >> because you're so good, willie. >> now we take this, put the whole thing around, you bake it -- we fight every time we're on. okay. so 375, about 20 minutes. natalie, check this out. >> oh, my gosh. this is insane. >> all right. >> all right. so the cool thing about this,
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this can set out room temperature, the longer it sits, the better it gets. >> really good. >> come around this way, guys. so this phylo dough, what you do is now take -- >> i'm confused! is it feel-o or file-o. somebody on the internet. >> so now take prosciutto, and roll the prosciutto with the as par dwgus. we use phylo again and roll it in parmesan cheese. and take a pizza cutter and just like this. butter it just like this again. now, natalie, willie, roll this. just like so, guys. >> that's so cool. >> i'm from california. all right. last but not least, you bake these, they're done, room temperature is great. >> what is on this bacon?
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check this out. rosemary, brown sugar, black pepper. room temperature is best. >> i think al is cursing himself for not being here today. >> good to see you, buddy. go to today.com/food. up next, an a capella group is back. ♪ chaser back after this. ♪ eat up, buddy. you'll get it this time.
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famous a capella group. >> they are new albumus covers like "i can't feel my face by the weekend". >> and today they are here with rocking around the christmas tree" inspired for the 25th anniversary of the holiday classic "hem alone." >> thanks for opening that show. music in a second but big news in the group. congratulations, dad. >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> baby ailia. at the hospital? born yesterday. >> baby is here. >> the big question is what are youing to here? >> that's what the wife is asking? that's a commitment to the cause >> what are you guys going to sing is. >> our new christmas single "rocking around the christmas tree." ♪
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♪ rockin' around the christmas tree at the christmas party hop ♪ ♪ mistletoe hung where you can see ♪ ♪ every couple tries to stop ♪ rocking around the christmas tree let the christmas spirit ring ♪ ♪ ring-a-ling ♪ later we'll have some pumpkin pie and we'll do some caroling ♪ ♪ you will get a sentimental feeling when you hear ♪ ♪ voices singing let's be jolly, deck the halls with boughs of hole ♪ ♪ rocking around the christmas tree have a happy holiday ♪ ♪ happy holiday ♪ everyone's dancing merrily in a new old-fashioned way ♪ ♪ sleigh belts ring, are you listening ♪ ♪ in the lane, snow is
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glistening ♪ ♪ a beautiful sight, we're happy tonight rocking in a winter wonderland ♪ ♪ you will get a sentimental feeling when you hear ♪ ♪ voices singing let's be jolly ♪ ♪ deck the halls with boughs of holly ♪ ♪ rocking around the christmas tree have a happy holiday ♪ ♪ happy holiday ♪ everyone's dancing merrily in a new old-fashioned way ♪ >> nice! >> wow. >> straight no chaser, thank you. the at bull is "the new old fashioned" on tour today. now get back to the hospital. and up next the creator of "napoleon [barks] are those... you there...
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just fifteen minutes and a little imagination are all you need to make holiday magic. (microwave) ding! chex party mix. it's what the holidays are made of. >> sam rockwell has appeared in more than 80 tv shows and films. >> wow. >> did you know that. a lot of critically acclaimed works, smaller movies as well and does the big ones, too. dancing around is eric knox in the 2012 film "charlie's angels" or "wreaking havoc" or the big screen marvel film "iron man 2". >> and now he's trying to uncover sacred artifacts but on a limited budget. >> we bring more artifacts here.
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>> like a hole land in the good old usa, where it should be, not over there. >> i believe i have a lead on the lotecation of goliath's skull. >> don, i'm going to get you to israel. >> good morning. >> hey, hey, good morning you. >> know already it's a comedy. >> it's a comedy. >> going to be laugh out loud funny. >> your character is sort of the anti-indiana jones, is that right? >> a biblical archaeologist and he's looking for all kind of stuff, you know, the skull and it's funny. it's a funny movie. danny mcbride and leslie bibb. oscar-nominated amy ryan and jane clement is hilarious. will forte, a very funny movie. >> awesome cast v.to get to the bottom. >> yeah. >> the beard, is that real? >> the beard is real. >> the hair, you know. >> yeah. >> you have to ask jerry about the hair. >> have to get an investigation. >> need an archaeologist to dig around. >> talking about "napoleon dynamite." >> and you sort of feel that quirkiness, if that's the word
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right, of "napoleon dynamite." >> i think it's a real funny movie and people who are religious will think it's funny and bill maher will think it's funny. >> that's a range. >> it makes fun of fundamentalism and has a redemption pro-faith kind thing at end. >> speaking of range, have you quite a range. >> thanks. >> from the indy films, to you know, big blockbusters. how do you pick what you want to do? >> i think it's a very personal, emotional kind of response to material and you just kind of, you know, either you like it or you don't, you know. >> yeah. >> one for you and one for them. >> you can say sometimes that works. sometimes that bites you on the butt, but, yeah. >> well, this movie is a total blast. people are going to love it. >> thanks. >> it's very, very funny. >> congratulations. >> thanks very much. >> it's on n theaters and on demand friday.
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we are happy to say so far our do i drive has shipped out more than 15 million in toys and gifts this holiday season. our biggest can't beautor, mary kay, which has donated more than $44 million in gift for our toy drives and jessica bayer is the great granddaughter of the founder mary kay asher. good morning. so good to see you. >> thank you. nice to be here. such a great partnership that we have with mary kay and this allows their kids to give moms something sweet for the holidays. >> it does. what we know and what we work for at mary kay is that to enrich these women's lives from the inside out and so it's really important and we think it's so empowering for thighs these kiddos to be able to do something special for their moms to make them feel beautiful and empowered. >> you say empowered. i grew up hearing the story of
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mary kay, the legend and what she did and that's what this brand is based on. >> absolutely. >> we strive to give back and enrich women's lives, again, from the inside and out and when she created the company over 50 years ago that was very, very northern to her and myself and my entire family try to carry on her legacy in our everyday life. >> done a great job and i know she would be so proud of you and all the mary kay employees and jessica, thank you so much and you have until tuesday, december 22nd to couldn't bumpt check out today.com for details. kathie lee and hoda after your local news and weather. thank you again, mary i'm ... ==topvo== bart riders
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are learning how much more their fares will cost starting next year. a recently announced 3- and-a half percent fe 9:56. riders learning how much fares will cost next year. recently announced 3.5% fare hike takes effect january 1. any ticket in the neighborhood of five bucks will increase by
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15 cents. b.a.r.t. adjusts it fairs every other year based on inflation. let's check your weather. we're waking up to lots of fog and clouds. we'll get rid of the fog but hang on to the clouds. thata cooler day. more cloud cover expected? san francisco and along the coastline. pacifica at 56. 57 from ocean beach to embark dare are a. low 60s expected in the tri-valley. we still have slowing at palo alto southbound 101 approaching university. a little gray in the skies. maps will show you we don't have a great problem, but it is over the same area where there may be low clouds and fog. we're recovering nicely from the morning commute. true to form for this point of december, freeways at least looking toward oakland, 880
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authority past coliseum, a little slowing there. some fog still in the hills. and we'll look at the bay bridge where you have things easing up here, as well. fast track on the lanes off to the right and there are those clouds. >> clouds as well behind me. another local news update for you in half an hour.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. what a way to start a funday monday, december 7th, and "ain't too cool" by lunch money lewis. i wonder if that is his rhea real name. >> it is. lunch money. the very handsome james pro lynn. and if you can't get enough of him, he is star manage the new comedy with tina fey and

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