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news update. please engine us for nbc bay area news at 11:00. we hope you have a great day. we'll see you again tomorrow. good morning. good morning. tragic accident. >> school bus flipped off the road. with children. >> a horrific bus crash in tennessee kills five elementary school children. more than two dozen injured. the 24-year-old driver arrested overnight. we're live on the scene as authorities try to figure out exactly what caused the crash. setting his agenda. donald trump posting this video laying out what he plans to do as soon as he takes the oath of office. >> my agenda will be based on a simple core principle. putting america first. >> the campaign promises that made the cut and the ones that may have to wait. hospitalized.
kanye west under doctor's care, rants against his friends jay-z and beyonce. his tour abruptly cancelled. what's going on? and speaking out. ben stiller joins us for his first interview since revealing he beat prostate cancer. the test he credits for saving his life. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning everybody. welcome to "today." it is a tuesday morning. >> yes, it is. you know all throughout the month of november the guys on "today" have been giving up shaving not because we think it looks good. >> but it does. >> but because we're trying to help awareness for men's health issues. it's good to have ben stiller. he is going to tell his story of battling prostate cancer. i think it's going to provide important information.
>> this is the first time he is speaking out so we look forward to that. we start with sad news. a terrible school bus crash in tennessee as we mentioned five elementary school children were killed, more than two dozen others injured. the bus driver was arrested overnight. and this morning, the ntsb is sending a team of investigators to determine what exactly caused this accident. carriry sanders is in chattanooga. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is a tragic morning, the ntsb investigator it is have arrived in chattanooga, this is an accident that left five children dead, we saw just moments ago as the school bus was taken out of here by the authorities. you can see the crumbled bus, the portion where it turned over denting in the roof. the authorities say there are six children now who are in critical condition at the hospital. i spoke to the father of one of the 9-year-olds in critical condition, his name is cortez pool.
he says cortez pool, 9 years old, reported that the bus was going very, very fast, he felt like it was speeding. and then all he remembers is he blacked out. the authorities have arrested the driver of the bus, at this point those who died, three were in fourth grade, one was in first grade, one a kindergartner. >> school bus flipped off the road with children. they believe there are ejections. >> reporter: investigators behind a deadly mass of tangled wreckage. >> i can see a an arm moving. >> we have arrested the bus driver of that school bus. >> reporter: last night chattanooga's police chief announced the arrest of the 24-year-old bus driver. >> johnthony walker charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment,
and reckless driving. >> reporter: this morning witnesses are recalling the horror. >> i seen kids laying in the street, them pulling kids out of the bus. >> reporter: parents raced to the scene as rescuers worked to free trapped children. 8-year-old darren was missing a shoe but able to walk away. others not so lucky. >> the other two was part one of them was bleeding bad and one had passed out. >> reporter: 24 kids were rushed to hospitals, sadly, not all survived. >> they have paged as many cap lines as we can. >> reporter: the road was clear and dry and no other vehicles involved. >> certainly speed is being investigated very, very strongly as a factor in this crash. >> reporter: the school is reopening, administrators bringing in extra staff and counselors to help deal with the pain and grief. >> taking care of the children
that are injured is our number one priority. taking care of the families who are looking for, caring for and grieving for children is our second priority. >> reporter: authorities say that there was a black box on the bus that recorded data. matt, savannah. >> we want to turn to politics now as president-elect trump makes his first major comments to the public since the election. he is laying out his policy agenda in a newry released video. so, how realistic is it? we have it covered today starting with kristen welker who was at trump tower this morning. good morning to you. >> hi, matt, good morning. in that video president-elect trump vows to take a number of actions starting on day one including some that would reverse president obama's policies on trade and the economy, but just as notable, what wasn't said. president-elect donald trump unconventional as a candidate,
breaking with tradition yet again. his transition team creating and releasing a short video of his plans for the first 100 days. >> my agenda based on a simple core princ putting merng first. >> predecessors opting for news conferences, this was not open to the press. instead the former realtv star turning into a familiar medium, posting on social media. >> i want the next generation to happen here on our great homeland. >> reporter: vowing swift actions in six areas including with drawing from the transpacific trade deal, congress never passed the deal so mr. trump can pull out. he also wants to cancel restrictions on american energy, a process that is possible but will involve some time and red tape, trump also saying he will imfos a five-year lobbying ban on white house officials, and a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying foreign governments. plus -- >> i will direct the department
of lab tear investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the american worker. >> left out of the video, two of mr. trump's biggest campaign promises -- building a wall and repealing obamacare. his top aides telling nbc news more details are coming. >> do the american people deserve to hear from him in a broader format like a press conference? >> they will. >> when? >> it doesn't have to happen the first week or two. >> when do you think it will happen? >> soochblt why not. >> potential cabinet candidates through trump tower including former texas governor rick perry eyed for secretary of defense or ved rans affairs. a possible pick for ambassador dear the u.n., tulsi gabbard, a democrat and former bernie sanders supporter who has been critical of president obama's policies on fighting isis. one of mr. trump's staunch supporters chris christie, met with trump over the weekend, tamping down expectations he may join the administration.
>> i expect i'm staying but i don't know what's going to happen six or nine months from now. what i'm telling you is i intend to be governor until january 18 of 2018. >> reporter: now, here at trump tower yesterday mr. trump held an off the record meeting with top tv news executives, and anchors including from nbc news, he was scheduled to hold a similar meeting with "the new york times" today but moments ago he tweeted i canceled today's meeting with the falg new york times when the terms a andconditions were changed at the last moment. not nice. in a second tweet he indicated the meeting could be rescheduled. he will hold a number of cabinet-related meetings this morning and then heads to florida where he will spend the thanksgiving holiday with his family. >> kristen welker in new york, thank you. disturbing new video has surfaced of white nationalists meeting this weekend in washington and openly celebrating trump's election. now the president-elect is asked
to respond. hallie jackson has more on this growing controversy. good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. we're talking about a gathering of the national policy institute here in washington, a conference now causing controversy for what was said and who it was said about. video surfacing of the conference of the alt-right an extremist movement with ties to white nationalism. at the podium the self-proclaimed leader richard spencer using language similar to what was heard in nazi germany. >> for us as europeans it is only normal again when we are great again. hail trump. hail our people. hail victory. >> reporter: in the crowd a handful of supporters responding with a straight arm salute, spencer telling nbc news his words and the crowd's reaction were meant to be what he calls ironic and exuberant, arguing the alt-right is not a neo-nazi
group, that they feel free to criticize trump while also praising the president-elect for as he says, being good for the movement. in response to the conference in washington, a trump transition spokesman says, president-elect trump has continued to denounce racism and he was elected because he will be a leader for every american to think otherwise is a complete misrepresentation of the movement that united americans from all backgrounds. through his campaign trump has repeatedly denounced the support of racist groups. >> i totally disavow the ku klux klan, i totally disavow david duke. >> reporter: when questioned about supporters inciting violence after the election he said this. >> i say stop it. if it -- if the it helps, i will say this, and i'll say it to the camera, stop it. >> simply saying stop it is not enough. >> reporter: richard represents the southern poverty law center
which is counted more than 700 reports of hate crimes since election night. a spike it says occurred after president-elect trump won the white house. his top adviser is facing more questions now about the president-elect's response. >> he addressed it many times, told people to cut it out. that in front of 32 million people and he has said he will be the president of all americans. >> reporter: one of trump's appointments, steve bannon. who ran the news outlet breitbart aiming to pak it the platform for alt-right. concerned about the tone that sets for the administration. >> he said he wanted to bind the wounds of division yet in bannon he appointed someone who fanned the flames of division. >> reporter: but steve bannon in a recent interview with "the wall street journal" said he has zero tolerance for racist or anti-semitic overtones of the alt-right. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> let's bring in nicolle
wallace. good to see you. talk more about that white nationalist situation. but start with this meeting held in new york yesterday, donald trump inviting media executives and journalists, some of the emp in the room i think felt they were about to have some kind of a fresh start. instead it turned confrontational with donald trump calling some in the room liars, one person described it as a blanking firing squad. so, what happens to a fresh start or is this simply sending a message? >> so donald trump has some legitimate concerns with the media. one is that all of us, myself included, relied on polls that turned out to be flat wrong so. there was a message to be delivered i think that not only his supporters but even the media could have heard openly and acknowledged that we all relied on polls that turned out not to be true. we did miss some of his support and we did miss some of his supporters. that said, launching a hot war with the media before you are inaugurated really deprives you as a politician and he's not
just a candidate, he will be the leader of this country, of a whole lot of viewers, so this is biting your nose to spite your face in my view. >> let's talk about bypassing the media, he release add video setting out the agenda for his first 100 days or so. lots of presidents have chosen to go through their own channel. what did you make of the videotape, in particular what was in it, what wasn't? >> hillary clinton and jeb bush two traditional politicians announced their runs for the presidency in a similar video. so, as a tactic it's a good one, it's a smart one. again, there will come a point where you want to speak not just to your supporters, who are cheered by his efforts to bypass the media, but when you want to speak to the viewers of programs like this and this, again, is going to deprive him of access to a lot of americans that he's going to want to reach. >> in terms of speaking to americans, we saw hally's report of the gathering of white nationalists, we saw that heil trump salute that looked so much
like a heil hitler salute. what does president-elect trump need to say about that right now to stop that in its tracks? >> so, we could call it the alt-right and white nationalism. i understand those terms are thrown around interchangeably. it is white supremacy and there is one answer. it is not only to say they are not with me, it is to denounce it and it is the same way that pressure build on candidate obama to give a speech about race when the conversation about race become fraught, i think the pressure is building on donald trump to address the subject of race, and the "blurred lines" between what is plainly white supremacy and his base of support. and if he doesn't, the responsibility will be on him if we see some sort of up tick in racial intolerance or incidence. this is not really a concern among adults but if you see these conversations, this kind of speech spreading to school this is is squarely on his shoulders. >> nicolle wallace, thank you very much. we turn to the latest on
this powerful earthquake that struck off the coast of japan early this morning. officials have lifted all tsunami warnings following the 6.9 magnitude quake. it was actually an aftershock of that massive 2011 quake that spawn add deadly tsunami. after this morning's quake officials issue add tsunami warning, urged immediate evacuation of more than 2,000 people. at least 14 people were injured, no major damage has been reported. here in new york police are boosting security before the thanksgiving day parade amid threats of a truck attack similar to the one in nice, france. federal prosecutors say a brooklyn man who tried to join isis voiced support for a potential attack in times square. mohammed naji was ordered held without bail following arrest on monday. authorities said naji allegedly traveled to yemen in 2015 in attempt to join isis but returned after several months when he was unable to join that terrorist organization. news out of paris this
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the way, 27-20. hope we don't see more of that. >> al, a first check of weather. >> that's right. the snow came down and finally starting to end. but look at upstate new york. this is lorraine, new york. upwards of 37 inches of snow. our al simon getting this video for us. look at that. they got dumped on. owe dear it was snowy. so you had to pay more than a buck to get your driveway shoveled. we are looking also at severe weather today from san antonio, all the way up in to oklahoma. we spekts to see risk of strong storms, super cells, damaging winds, isolated tornados possible. part of a storm system that's dumping snow in the rockies today. ahead of this we're looking at strong storms firing up from st. louis down into louisiana, 1 to 3 inches of rain in texas. and it's going to dump snow as well look at this.
we are talking by wednesday, minneapolis you could see 4 to 6 inches. generally 2 to 3 from sioux falls all the way to traverse city, michigan. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good tuesday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. here is a live look outside in san francisco from at&t park. bright, beautiful sunny day, but it is cool. right now at 49 degrees in san francisco and oakland. it's dropped back to 37 in santa
rosa, and 47 in san jose. into this afternoon we reach into the low to mid 60s, mostly sunny skies, but the clouds start to move in as we go into this evening and rain later tonight. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> thank you so much, al. coming up -- why kanye west has been hospitalized this morning with the rest of his tour abruptly canceled. and cheap versus expensive. on a new "rossen reports," find out if you should really be spending big bucks on wine for the holidays. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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lots of sunshine. a view across the south bay, a nice start. our clouds will start to move back in tonight and some rain by early morning all across the bay area. right now it's calm, quiet and cool. it's 40 degrees in napa, 46 in palo alto and livermore starts out at 42 degrees. today expect the highs to reach in the upper 50s right along the coast, low 60s for the inner bay and low to mid 60s for the inland areas. as we head out tonight, there may be some showers, and we'll be tracking that. mike is happening what's happening now on the roadways. >> likewise, it's kind of cool and calm out there. smooth flow, lighter volume of traffic. we have your typical traffic patterns. this is a little extra slow, northbound 87 at kirter in. a slower drive for san jose. dumbarton bridge is slow compared to the san mateo bridge. 84 to the peninsula, a little
it is 7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it is the 22nd day of november, 2016. it is another blustery, but busy, day out on the plaza. this time of year, we tend to get some of the biggest crowds that we get all year long. people in town for the parade, the holidays. we'll get outside and say hi to them in just a couple of minutes. here is a look at what's making headlines on a tuesday morning. a tennessee community is in shock, families there are mourning after a bus full of elementary school children crashed in chattanooga and at least five students have been killed. the driver was arrested overnight. he's been charged with multiple counts of vehicular manslaughter and this morning, the ntsb has launched an investigation into the cause of that crash.
donald trump released the agenda for the first 100 days in office through a video on social media. he laid out his plan for reversing many of president obama's policies on the economy, but notably did not mention the fate of obamacare under his administration, or the building of a border wall. and winter weather advisories are in place across upstate new york this morning. commuters are facing whipping winds and white-out conditions in some places. other areas have been hit by more than two feet of snow already. more is on the way and, yes, the holiday travel rush is about to begin. but we start this half-hour with word that kanye west is waking up in a los angeles hospital where he is now under observation reportedly for exhaustion and stress. this on the heels of a bizarre and abrupt end to a concert over the weekend. nbc's go >> reporter: kanye west
appearing agitated pacing back and forth to a crowd in sacramento. >> i'm going to take his [ bleep ] radio. >> even seemed to take issue with his long-time friends jay-z and beyonce. >> just call me. >> reporter: fans already upset after kanye showed up after an hour late began to boo. after only performing three songs, kanye dropping his mike and walking off stage. >> the show's over. >> people were really mad. i mean for him to leave without giving any type of real performance? it was kind of a slap in the face. >> reporter: the next day west canceled the rest of his nationwide tour. >> it is a shame that it didn't happen. >> reporter: on monday neighbors described seeing an ambulance whisk him away, paramedics only saying they were responding to an undisclosed medical aid request. self-media outlets reporting overnight west is suffering from
stress and exhaustion. kim kardashian canceling her first public appearance since she was robbed in paris, flying back from new york to be by her husband's side. meanwhi meanwhile, no update on the rapper's condition from his representatives. it is not the first time the controversial star has made headlines for his very public outbursts. >> i'm very happy for you. i'm going to let you finish. famously interrupted taylor swift at the vma awards in 2009. >> i have decided in 2020 to run for president. >> reporter: last year at the same awards show announcing he's running for president. now some who had sworn off being kanye fans after his latest rants are just hoping he's okay. >> is the end of the day, nobody can really understand what kind of pressure that person is under. he is not the first celebrity to have to deal with an extreme amount of pressure. i hope ogets help. >> for "today," gadi schwartz, nbc news, today, los angeles. al is joining us now talking about some of the weather the upstate new york folks are
facing. >> and our friends in the pacific northwest will see storms that will march across the country and cause more snow and more problems for the rest of the country. one storm coming onshore today, the next one comes on late tomorrow, on into thursday. snow in the mountaintops. we're talking about heavy rain. look at this. some areas, seven inches near the immediate coast. we're looking for rivers to start to rise so flooding could be a problem by the time we get in thanksgiving in the pacific northwest. windy conditions here in the northeast. laguardia airport having ground delays and ground stops. we're watching that. sunshine from the great lakes into the gulf coast. severe storms along this front stretching from oklahoma into texas. and again that heavy rain and wind moving into the pacific good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. the pacific northwest seeing some rain. that storm system will be approaching the bay area later tonight. we'll gradually see an increase in clouds. right now it's mostly clear,
it's chilly. 37 degrees in santa rosa. patchy dense fog here. palo alto 46 degrees. 41 in morgan hill as we go into the day it will be mostly sunny for a few hours with highs today in the low 60s. >> get that holiday forecast when you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. >> all right, al, you thank you. coming talk iing turkey and politics. why some families are gearing up for maybe an uncomfortable year at the thanksgiving table. but up next, a different kind drinking game as jeff rossen pulls off a sneaky little experiment. >> reporter: good morning, i'm jeff rossen. coming up, we're throwing a huge wine tasting party. they are drinking out of this fancy bottle with this fancy sounding name but there is something they don't know that could save you big money jay knows how to keep his wheels spinning. nice shorts dad... they don't make 'em in adult sizes? this is what the pros wear. look at the lines... uhhh... look at the other line... mm...mhh... that's why he starts his day with those two scoops... in deliciously heart healthy kellogg's raisin bran.
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>> not this year. >> jeff rossen has the question of whether you should splurge on expensive wine. >> he's so generous. he offered to do this taste test and really get involved in the story just in time for your holiday party. >> just in time for you to be pregnant. how is that for timing? thanksgiving is just days away, guys. if you're having family over, you're out buying lots of wine right now. so many of us think that we can taste the difference between expensive wine and the cheap stuff. which is which. can you really? and what if it was wine out of a box? this morning a little experiment that could save you big money. >> cheers! >> reporter: we are throwing a party. >> red or white? >> white. >> reporter: inviting this group of "today" show viewers to a "rossen reports" wine tasting. >> i'm a wine-o. >> reporter: on the menu today, this fancy looking pinot noir. but here's what these wine lovers don't know. it's really inexpensive wine out of a box. that's right. hours before the party might
team got a bunch of empty wine bottles and poured boxed wine into them, complete with fancy looking labels we printed up. we even made up an expensive sounding name in french. in english that's "box of wine." will these partygoers really believe it's high end wine just because it looks fancy? right away the wine is flowing. >> very smooth. >> it tastes like a french sauvignon blanc. >> one of our guests is branding and marketing expert. >> what's at play here? >> the power of persuasion. you put wine in a fine bottle so they believe that they're drinking a fine bottle of wine. >> when i ask them what they think of this wine, what do you think they're going to say to me? >> they're going to give you an account of how good it is an why. >> what do you guys think? >> i like it. it is a refreshing white. >> it's refreshing.
>> yes. >> it's really smooth. >> the praise just keeps coming. >> would you order this in a restaurant? >> oh, definitely. it is very yummy. >> it has a spice to it. it tastes almost like a spanish argentinean. >> i like it. it is a very cool body but it doesn't linger. >> reporter: the boxed wine works out to $5 a bottle but how much would they pay for it? >> $20. $25. maybe $50. >> reporter: we'll ramp things up and do a a little taste test. we took that same boxed wine and poured them into separate glasses. remember, it is the same boxed wine. we test the reds. it is the same boxed wine in both of the white wine glasses. >> tell me which of these wines you like better. dying to know. >> the second one. >> you like that one better? >> why. >> this one has character. >> it's got character. >> yeah. >> wow. >> this one's a little bit
better. this one tastes a little bit acidic. >> every single person we asked -- >> the first one. >> this one. >> i feel like this is a little bit less sweet. >> picking one wine over the other. >> why? >> it tasted fuller to me. >> remember, it is the exact same boxed wine in both glasses but they all seem so confident. >> this one was a little bit tart compared to this one. >> being okay. time to fess up. >> you guys want to know what we've really been up to tonight? so you've enjoyed the wine. >> yes! >> here's what you are really drinking. boxed wine. >> yeah! woo! >> oh, my god. >> you're surprised. >> whoa! yes. i mean that tasted amazing. >> there is another surprise. taste test we did, that was the same wine in both. >> what! >> just in time for thanksgiving, go cheap. >> exactly. i'll use your bottle though
instead. >> trick your guests. >> is exactly. they won't know the difference. >> cheers! >> woo! >> here is another reason to buy boxed wine. it actually lasted longer than bottled wine. it goes six to eight weeks after opening. it's pretty cool. we have a little taste test set up for you now. since you've seen that, our trick is gone. we actually do have a $50 bottle of wine in one of these glasses and the boxed wine in another. is the sauvignon blanc. >> i'm going to do my jeff rossen impersonation. "i'm dying to know what you think." >> we need hoda. that's the only real expert here. >> excuse me. i was an expert. >> you won't be a taste tester. >> that tastes just fine, thank you. >> a little sweet. >> i'm in the process of a taste test. >> what varietial is this? >> sauvignon blanc. >> one of my favorites. >> pick the card up from the one
you prefer and hold it up to the came camera. >> you prefer that one, you prefer that one, and you prefer that one. matt prefers the boxed wine. al prefers expensive. tamron prefers expensive. >> this was a little less sweet. >> i thought it was a little too sweet. >> but have you a mento in your mouth. >> having matt over, go cheap. >> you know what we say? thank you for your support. >> happy thanksgiving. >> thank you, jeff. coming up, impression backla backlash. what super model gigi hadid is saying about the reaction to her melania trump impression the other night. up next, traveling for thanksgiving with food in your bag. we're going to tell you what you can carry on and what you'll need to check. back right after this. ♪
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thanksgiving and really don't want to leave their leftovers behind, the tsa guys released some food travel tips. so here are some of the tasty items you can bring on in your carry-on. savannah, here is your list. mashed potatoes, butternut squash. green beans. stuffing. and dressing. cakes and pies. and, the biggest question of them all -- can you travel with a turkey? yes, you can. you can put it in either your checked bag -- which is an interesting choice -- or bring it on your carry-on. >> is that mashed potatoes uncooked. what does that mean? >> the box. like the kind you put the water in? >> oh. what's that? >> like a box of wine. it is the boxed wine of mashed potatoes. >> i lived on boxed potatoes my whole life. turning now to stop and shop. they conducted a survey asking people who would they most like to have at their thanksgiving dinner. number one on the list, meryl streep. rounding out the top five, people would say they'd like to eat alongside taylor swift, matt
damon, ben affleck, tom brady. "the huffington post" did a roundup of what kids are thankful for. "snowmen, daddy and quesadillas." lindsey, 3 years old said, i'm thankful. look very closely here. i'm thankful for our new dishwasher. >> especially on thanksgiving. >> i don't think there are any rules against if you bring your food on to the carry-on or bring it on to the plane and get a little hungry during the flight, you whip it out. >> it sounded like most of your thanksgiving items were permitted. >> if you have some after-hunger pains, you're in the middle seat, just whip it out and go for it. coming up, ben stiller speaks out in his first television interview after revealing his battle with cancer. plus, nicole kidman on why
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we're in for some chilly temperatures this morning, but it will be a mild afternoon with mostly sunny skies for at least the morning hours until early afternoon. expect a high of 65 degrees in east san jose. kuper attorney know 63 degrees, 61 in danville, concord 62. also 62 in belmont and san mateo and san francisco. upper 50s to right around 60 degrees with breezy winds and in the north bay in santa rosa 61. we'll see the showers moving into the north bay first later on tonight. now let's head over to mike for a view of what's happening on the roadways. >> what's happening is a holiday week. we have lighter volume of traffic. we do still have your slower spots so watch out. in the sbai north 280 slows. we had the earlier crash there, 87 cleared from the earlier most cycle crash. 30s and 40s. the dumbarton bridge which was
slow over the last half hour now showing a good drive and no problems for the san mateo bridge just slowing in san mateo. crash in lanes southbound 680, looks like they might have cleared them, both directions slow for the distraction. not so bad except for just south of the walnut creek interchange. north past the coliseum into downtown, the worst approach. slowing northbound 880 through richmond. happening now, a north bay father is due in court two days after authorities say that's drown his 4-year-old daughter in a baptismal font at a catholic church. president-elect donald trump will not seek a criminal probe of hillary clinton and her use of a private e-mail server. on our facebook page, today's statement from the trump team. wall street rolls to the all-time record as the dow crosses 19,000 for the first time. details on the fresh record highs for all three major
♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, ben's battle. in his first television interview since revealing he had prostate cancer, the hollywood star opens up about the test that saved his life, his prognosis and why he is now coming forward to share an important message to all men. plus, good-bye black friday. hello black november. as retailers roll out sales all month long, we'll show you how to take advantage of the best deals and discounts online and in stores. and ride-along. "the voice" coaches tell all as carson take s miley and alicia and others on tour.
"today," tuesday, november 22nd, 2016. ♪ >> mother/daughter bucket list trip from arizona! >> we're the "today's" best fans! woo! >> woo! good morning! >> rise and sunshine, kansas! >> jesus loves new york! woo! ♪ good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." it is a beautiful morning out on our plaza. tuesday, november 22nd. just two days until thanksgiving. coming up, we have two of our most favorite chefs, master chefs and they are whipping up some veggie dishes that we think could actually outshine your turkey on thursday. it's giada, it's bobby. they have really thrown the
gauntlet down for this one. we also want to take a second to mention a big night for our pal here, charlie, and his raiser, olivia. they were front and center as dylan hosted the light years gala saluting people and organizations whose philanthropy spirit transforms lives. this year the guide dog foundation and america's vet dogs were honored for their work helping people with vision loss stay independent. charlie, sit. congratulations. olivia, congratulations. >> charlie looks so nice. olivia looks so beautiful. we're so proud. time for "the news at 8." we begin with a deadly school bus accident here in chattanooga, tennessee. i'm kerry sanders where this morning we are learning a little bit more about the five young victims. authorities are now telling us that three of them were fourth-graders, one of them was
in first grade and one of them a kindergartner. >> i can see an arm moving but i don't know if anybody can get to it. >> reporter: this morning investigators are working to retrieve the black box in hopes it will provide answers as to why this school bus with 35 elementary school children on board suddenly flipped on its side, smashing into a tree, leaving behind a deadly mass of tangled wreckage. >> school bus flipped off the roadway. it is occupied with children. they believe there are ejections. >> we have arrested the bus driver of that school bus. >> reporter: overnight chattanooga's police chief announced the arrest of the 24-year-old bus driver. >> johnthony walker is being charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. >> reporter: witnesses are recalling the horror. >> i saw kids laying in the street. i saw them pulling kids out of the bus. >> the most unnatural thing in the world is for a parent to mourn the loss of a child. there are no words that can
bring comfort to a mother or a father. and so today the city is praying for these families. >> reporter: 8-year-old dereon griffith was missing his shoe but able to walk away. others, not so lucky. >> others were passed out. >> certainly speed is being investigated very, very strongly as a factor in this crash. >> reporter: the children's school is re-opening this morning administrators bringing in extra staf and councf and coo help deal with the pain and grief just two days before the thanksgiving holiday. the police chief says that a warrant has now been issued for the black box on the bus. that will be able to provide some data to help explain what caused this accident, as well as trying to get some video from it the bus, video that was recorded that may also explain why this deadly accident took place. matt? >> kerry sanders in tennessee for us this morning, thank you
very much. turn now to president-elect donald trump and a video released by his transition team from an event that was not open to the press. in the video trump outlines his plans for the first 100 days of his administration. he vows to pull out of the transpacific partnership trade deal, to end some restrictions on energy production, and to begin looking into abuses of visa programs for immigrant workers. he did not mention two big campaign promises, building a wall and revealing obamacare. trump is meeting today with some more potential cabinet picks. coming up, what generation gap? why some college students are now bunking up with senior citizens. and, "the voice" coaches go rogue. carson takes his buddies on an unusual tour for some team bonding. and a little thanksgiving prep. then ben stiller opens up for the first time on television in an exclusive interview about his bout with prostate cancer around the test he says all men there is no typical day.
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this saturday is small business saturday. let's shop small for our neighborhood, our town, our home. get up, (all) get together and shop small. major retailers are actually already making their cyber monday discounts available. others have already begun those black friday sales. >> this is all changing the game for shoppers. nbc's jo ling kent has latest on where the bargains are right now. jo, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, you guys. you don't have to wait any longer for cyber monday or black friday for get these great deals. major retailers like right here at walmart rolling out their cyber monday deals several days early at the stroke of midnight on friday. other big retailers say you can get your black friday deals right now. all of this changing the game about how you should be shopping this week. >> reporter: good-bye, black
friday. hello, black november. sales rolling out earlier than ever, blanketing the internet and the mall. amazon, walmart, best buy and lowe's offering black friday discounts right now. >> sales are coming earlier and earlier, and i like that because i like to shop early. >> reporter: it is part of a industry wide reaction to a black friday struggle. last year in-store sales were down a whopping 12%. and this year the average american will spend $936 over the holiday season, down from 2015. dozens of major brands debuting sales ahead of schedule, blurring the lines between shopping days. so far, 44% of american adults plan to shop black friday sales. to lure you in, walmart taking the holiday creep to another level moving cyber monday deals up to black friday hoping you will spend early and often. despite all the steals and deals out there, experts say do not buy everything now. >> the way black friday is really changing is that it is
not just one day. it is these five days of savings. >> reporter: right now experts say is a good time to pick up ties, gift sets, beauty products and cookware. but as those discounts lure you in, hold off on upgrading expensive home appliances until black friday itself. and skip toys on black friday. inste instead, experts say wait until the second week of december when retailers need to push their inventory. as always, shop online. take advantage of free shipping and returns and sign up for price alerts from your favorite stores. and now, more than ever, retail analysts recommend searching online for deals while you are in an actual store. >> you're going to see more retailers putting together strategies that kind of converge, both the online shopping and the physical store shopping. >> reporter: getting the best bang for your buck no matter where, when or how you shop. now one more handy tip for you. i know it is getting cold outside, but if you can hold off on buying any sort of winter gear, do that because prices will dive in the new year. hold off on any winter gear.
also, one last thing. when you are making payments online, buying stuff and shopping online, make sure you use the legit official store sites and apps before but the putting in any debit or credit card information. >> always good advice. >> jo, thank you so much. time for "trending." >> college is expensive. everybody knows that. among pri this fall nyu is going to unveil a program to help students cut the costs. i love this. those who participants will see their housing costs go up from $14,000 a year to half that. here's the catch. those students instead of living in a dormitory are going to live in the spare bedrooms of local sunni yore citizens. they'll also help out around the house doing light housekeeping, some grocery shopping, a little computer tutoring as well. students and senior citizens will be vetted to make sure they are the right fit for one another. and apparently this has been successful in other schools.
>> i love it! i would love to live with the golden girls. can you imagine? >> it is such a win-win. especially for somebody just -- might be comforting to be with somebody and have somebody to take care of. >> right. >> long overdue. >> except for the computer lessons. that could be frustrating. >> what are the two things you're never supposed to discuss at the dinner table? >> politics and religion. >> sex and money. >> weird dinner table. >> religion and politics, also. it might be a little hard this thanksgiving though. everybody knows we had a divisive election. lot of people are still thinking about it. on twitter, people kind turned to humor to prepare. there is a hashtag for it. survival guide to thanksgiving. one, arrival at table. another person wrote -- needed to reduce the family members coming for thanksgiving so just started talking about the
election on facebook. that will get rid of them. tomorrow on "today" we'll have an etiquette expert who will actually tell us how to avoid conflict. >> they say if you were on the losing end of this, say do you guys kind of mind if we don't talk it, make it personal instead of speaking about politics in general. >> not feeling well and i have a carving knife so it is not a good idea. let us talk about a "today" show tradition. at least from the past. back in 1956 dave garaway invited a marching band into this studio. after some years that tradition faded away. but we brought it back in 1994. students paraded past the studio, right by martha and her cooking set. went on for several more years. then it faded out again. what do you think? should we bring this tradition back? >> yes! >> because tomorrow would be the day.
all the bands are here getting ready for the parade on thursday. so tomorrow we will have access to marching bands should we bring it back. >> is there any question? >> that would be awesome. >> did you guys love it or -- >> i thought it was fun. >> it was fun to watch. >> al tripped a tuba player one year. >> i wanted that tuba. >> you think -- four thumbs up? >> yes. but i have to say, we have to make it bigger and better. >> maybe we have battle of the bands. >> yeah. >> going in opposite directions. >> band demolition derby! >> so tomorrow we'll get the guys on it here and ladies and see if we can make it happen. >> love it. cool. let's get to "popstart!." >> first, super model gigi hadid addressing the backlash following her impression of melania trump. she impersonated the new first
lady. she posted a handwritten letter saying she actually removed other jokes that went too far saying adding whether or not you choose to see it, what remained was done in good humor and with no bad intent. see went on to say i believe melania understands show business and the ways shows are written and run. i apologize if anyone was offended and i only have the best wishes for our country. she is a nice girl and ended up on politics. why you don't talk politics. she got right up front of it. next up, jennifer lawrence and her message to fans. please respect my privacy. jennifer looking beautiful in the latest issue of "vanity fair." inside she opens up about adjusting to fame and the many fans who she says approach her. she tells the magazine you might think you know me but when you approach me you are a total stranger to me and i'm scared. she also said, if i'm eating dinner and somebody comes up and a flash goes off from someone's iphone camera, i'm really rude
to that person. privacy is a full-time job and i work very hard at it. moment of silence? >> i say take the picture. >> but it is nice if they ask. >> oh. it's nice when you say please and thank you to anybody. >> that's what she's opposed to. finally, somebody we know for sure is super nice -- harry connick jr. learning what we already know -- nobody does surprises like al roker. al was on harry's talk show yesterday and surprised harry with his wife, jill, and two other daughters, georgia and charlotte. harry was really moved. but then al, the king of surprises, brought out the couple's third daughter, kate, who actually attends school out state and that left harry just an emotional wreck. >> dang, al. dang, al. i can't believe you're here. >> oh, dad. >> i'm sorry. i'm really sorry. i haven't seen you in a while. i miss you so much, kate.
y'all have to understand, i do -- everything i do for my family. this is really uncool, al. >> beautiful. i cried. harry show airs weekdays. check your local listings. that is your "popstart!." truly one of the nicest guys. al, you can throw a surprise. >> it was a lot of fun. his first -- his kindergarten crush was on and he remembered her name. it was really cool. >> that is adorable. >> tamron, thank you very much. al, you have a forecast? >> we certainly do. let's do a little travel here as we get ready for thanksgiving. of course, wednesday, tomorrow, being one of the busiest travel days out there. we're going to be looking at problems in detroit, minneapolis, also in chicago and seattle as far as some rough weather. for chicago, light rain, poor visibility, improving at night. but for seattle, heavy rain,
both on wednesday and on thursday. what about the roads. well, we look for problems along i-80, i-94. i-65 as well. in fact, chicago to nashville, raining with storms clearing later at night. as we move to the west coast, rainy travel through the day with snow over the mountain >> don't forget, when you leave home, always check us out on sirius xm channel 108.
all month long our speegser is size "no save today" has been helping to raise awareness about men's health issues. this morning, it is prostate cancer. according to the american cancer society, 1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer. just last month actor ben stiller revealed that he was diagnosed two years ago and treated successful. he joins us now along with his surgeon, dr. edward schafer, of meteorologist. feinberg school of medicine. good morning to both of you. >> i'm doing great. i was really fortunate that my course of treatment was basically an operation and that was it. >> your status today in terms of cancer is -- >> is. yeah. cancer-free as of today. anybody who's had cancer, you know you just have to keep on checking on it. but i'm really fortunate. >> i mention statistics a second ago, ben. i would imagine when someone tells you those words, you have cancer, statistics don't matter. you feel like the only one who's
been told that. >> yeah. i mean it is surreal. it is not something that i was really thinking about. it wasn't on my radar at all. and if it wasn't for this test that we're going to talk about, i don't know if i would have had as easy a course of treatment or the prognosis that i did have. >> were you 48 years old when diagnosed. no family history. no symptoms. >> there was cancer on my father's side but not prostate cancer specifically. >> your primary care physician, not dr. schafer, had been administering a psa test for what? about two years? >> yeah. he brought up the test to me and explained what it it was. he said it is just basically a test to see. i guess when the first one came in it was a little high. he said i just want to keep giving you this test every few months, about every four, five, six months to see what happens. >> i hear that story and i say that is your best case argument
for the psa test, and yet we all know that it's controversial. why? >> it's controversial because prostate cancer is a common cancer, 1 in 7 men will have it but not everybody who gets prostate cancer will die from it. so we have to really better identify those who have a lethal or aggressive cancer from throws that do not. >> okay. so what would be the downside to at least testing? >> well, in my mind there's not a lot of downside for a patient to know their stats and know where they stand. but some would argue that if the test is elevated it may lead to unnecessary biopsies or additional tests which can cause anxiety to the patient. >> when you finally came to the decision to treat this, you opted for removal of the prostate. >> yes. >> there are other options. why did you fall on that option? >> because that's what my doctors recommended. >> i'm listening to my doctor. >> i am not a doctor. but i talked to them and ted told me what he thought. i talked to a number of doctors
before i settled on ted and i didn't settle, by the way. >> thanks for that, ben. >> the thing is, it is a whole new world and you have to educate yourself. for me it was learning what the options were. he told me about what he thought the best course of treatment would be for the tumor that i had and so i opted for the operation. >> we hear about this operation and the first thing a guy will tell you on a street or when you're at a cocktail party with that guy is i'm not doing that because there's all kinds of side effects. im impotence, incontinence. >> there could be side effects. when a man is confronted with cancer it is important to understand what is the best treatment for them. men can have difficulty with their urination and with their sexual function after treatment for prostate cancer. it is not just isolated to surgery. so today we really try to do a better job recommending active treatment for men versus just watching their cancers.
>> in general terms, may i ask you if you've had to deal with any of the side effects? >> yeah. but i'm doing good. all good. >> yeah? okay. >> read between the thumbs there. >> i settled for the right doctor. no. i mean it's a real thing though. those are all -- when you're confronted with the question of, hey, do you want to live or do you want to make sure that your sex life is the best it can be? i opted for wanting to get rid of the cancer and then see what happens and luckily everything's cool. >> we did a survey with dr. oz as part of this month of men's health. 59% of men we surveyed say they've not discussed the risks and benefits of screening for prostate cancer with their doctor. 54% said they don't know what a psa test even is. what would you say about that? >> that's amazing stat. it is really upsetting to me as a physician and this is what ben and i were really trying to do is talk about this. i think the best and most important step for an individual
man is to really discuss whether or not they should get testing for prostate cancer with their doctor. it is a personal decision. >> you waited a couple years before you came out and told our friend, howard, about this. >> yep. >> so clearly you must have a message for guys out there watching, not only in the month of november when we all get scruffy but every month of the year. >> yeah. i mean for me, it's please talk to your doctor about this, be aware. if it was up to me, i would say every guy should go get tested after the age of 40, 45, especially if you have a family history. the test itself is not harmful. it is what can happen after in terms of overtreatment, those questions. but those are all things can you discuss with your doctor. if i hadn't taken this test i wouldn't have known. i don't know when i would have known until it had probably become something that was not going to have the outcome in terms of the treatment that it did have. >> happy you're okay. >> thank you, plamatt. >> thanks for sharing the story. doctor, great to meet you and thank you very much.
thanks, guys. coming up, very veggie friendly thanksgiving thanks to our pals ==topvo== one suspect is dead and another under arrest .. after a a very good morning to you. 8:26. aim laura garcia-cannon. one suspect under arrest and dead after a crash after a high-speed chase. a story we followed all day live in the bay. two men wanted in an armed robbery led police on a chafe from san francisco down peninsula at speeds that topped 100 miles an hour. the car crashed in sunville at fremont and el camino real. it's been closed since 1:00 a.m. the driver identified as 19-year-old survived the crash. his unidentified passenger died at the scene. let's hope for better things on the roadway, check in with mike. >> we did a short time ago get
word they reopened all lanes at el camino real. better for traffic as we continue to follow the story. northbound moves well through san jose, recovery from 280 earlier crash at 85 cleared. that's what caused that one stretch of slowing in cupertino. a smooth flow of traffic both directions, crash northbound side causing slowing. 880 past coliseum, live look jamming up into downtown oakland. earlier at 23rd might have added to it. thank you. >> thank you very amusement. more local news in half an hour. have a great morning.
we're back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning. it is the 22nd day of november, 2016. you know what? it is supposed to feel like this two days after thanksgiving. there is a chill in the air. a little breezy. we've got a massive crowd. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. wait a minute, savannah. wait a minute. wait a minute. get over there. wait a minute. >> what's the deal here? this is savannah in ninth grade? >> ninth grade. my husband went to high school in tucson with savannah. he was a senior her freshman year. so this year book, this picture's been sitting in my living room for 25 years.
>> oh, my goodness. >> it is clear my hair problems didn't start recently. >> i thought it was one of those promotional videos from "happy days." that was joanie! >> joanie. >> all right. coming up, natalie sits down with oscar winner nicole kidman to talk about her emotional new move called "lion" and also celebrating ten years of marriage with her hubby, keith urban. >> tell us about chachi! >> we've also got alicia, miley, adam and blake, they're on the loose with carson. he takes them on a wild ride at universal studios and even al makes a cameo. >> that's unreal! >> aw. here you go. carry on. >> carry on.
okay. giada delaurentiis and bobby flay cook up some scrumptious side dishes that will make your vegetarian friends happy. >> mr. roker has the forecast. you should probably go do it over there. >> what's that? >> it is from my sorority. that's not me, that's our friend. >> man! >> look at this. she has this letter i wrote her when i guess i was a freshman. we don't need to read what it says. wow. you really came with the archives. >> what is that about a bomb? i'm sorry! that's what's going we've got some chilly temperatures across the bay area. right now we've dropped down to 38 degrees in santa rosa. it is 46 in palo alto, 44 now in livermore. into this afternoon it will warm
low- to mid-60s, 64 degrees. we'll gradually start to see more clouds moving in in the north bay later tonight. the rain moves in. we'll also see it in san francisco and the rest of the bay area around midnight. >> announcer: shop small on "today" is created with our sponsor, american express, founding partner of small business saturday. shop small this saturday. so it is small business saturday coming up this weekend. it is a reminder to shop at the local stores that make your and our communities great. this morning we want to create our own little main street market. invited a few small businesses to come set up shop. we want to check them out. you are anna bond. your company's rifle paper company. you started in your garage? >> my husband and i seven years ago started. >> i try to write a handwritten
note to somebody every day. a great paper really helps. >> it does. this is an address book. that's recipe boxes for all of your cooking. >> thank you. appreciate that. now let's check in with the push cart coffee company. jamie rogers, adam strauss, nice to see you guys. i understand you got started with coffee but i understand you make chocolate chip cookie that will blow my mind. >> it absolutely will. it is my family recipe. they just came out of the oven. >> you don't need a bag. >> wow. why is coffee so hot now? >> we like to think coffee helps connect people. that's really what we're about. our coffee we have direct relationships with small farms throughout the world and we are actually promoting small business through our small business. >> those cookies are crazy! man, those are good. thank you so much.
and we have the salty paw with amanda zinc. amanda, how are you? >> good morning. meet theo, our house dog at the salty paw. the salty paw is the seaport's first pet emporium and groom spa. the seaport is downtown. >> i love all the great stuff for your pets. i'm going to grab something for my dog, pepper. these doggie treats. these are fantastic. >> yes. all locally made, al. >> hey, guys, thank you so much to everybody. we really appreciate it. and tamron's got more from the orange room. hey there, al. all week long we are working with american express to celebrate small businesses. we have something very special in store. here's the scoop. jill martin will be here tomorrow with a small business addition of "steals and deals." with your help we are revealing the deals today a full day early. go to "today's" facebook page and share a photo of yourself
with your shopping buddy. while you are there, click like on this post. if we reach 1,000 likes, we will share jill's steals and deals products with you giving you an extra day to get your shopping list ready. how cool is that? i'll be your shopping buddy if you don't have one. we'll check in next with nicole kidman about her upcoming film "lion," hub
oscar winner nicole kidman is already getting more oscar buzz for her new role in the movie "lion." she plays a mother whose adopted child goes to extraordinary length to find his childhood home and birth mother. >> natalie recently sat down with her to learn more about nicole's experience as an adoptive mother, her
ten-year-old plarnlg marriage t urban, and more. >> i had another family. a mother. a brother. i can still see their faces. >> nicole, this film is so beautiful. already much critical acclaim for it. i imagine for you, it's something you're really proud of. >> i've made so many films in my life. so to have made something that's so emotional but life affirming. i mean it's putting goodness into the world and as much as the film sort of rips your heart out, it also makes you feel really inspired and feel really good about human beings. >> now as an adoptive mother yourself, i think you've said that this is a role though that you felt it was a love letter to your own children, isabella and connor. is that right? >> yeah. i mean for me, this is about mothering. it is about the essence of what mothering is and unconditional love. and when you see the film and you see -- because she had a
vision of adopting a brown-skinned child when she was so young herself in her teenage years. and she made it happen. and i think that. and then the love. the unconditional love that you feel i think is so -- it's really captured in this movie. so, yeah, this is -- but this is not just for adoptive mothers. this is for just mothers. >> i'm from calcutta. i lost him. >> dev is phenomenal in this. he's grown up a lot from "slumdog millionaire" which is a role so many of us saw him in. tell me about your interaction with him and what did you admire most in his acting abilities? >> he's just so joyful, for one thing. dev is funny. and he's -- it was interesting because i play the mother to
young suru who is sonny, played by an indian boy who's named sonny who spoke no english who is incredible in the movie. then dealing with dev when he's growing up -- my son is growing up and is this big, strapping man, it's so different. but that's a great role. you know? so i got to relate to both of them. but dev is just -- he's easy. he's so easy. >> earlier this year kidman celebrated her tenth wedding anniversary with her husband, country music star, keith urban. >> let's talk about the cmas. you and keith look like you're having so much fun, enjoying the performances. i love -- >> i just love being a part of that community. i have to say, the country music community is such a lovely thing to have been invited in to and to be a part of. and so i speak for both keith and i who has obviously been a part of it for so much longer than me. it is just a lovely place to be able to be a part of. >> are you a country girl at heart now?
>> i am. >> i love this picture for his birthday, this was sweet. >> oh, don't! that's us being crazy. take it away. >> then there is -- no! >> this little video of the two of you. >> oh, right? >> car pool karaoke. >> yeah. >> what if i cry? >> do you guys do a lot of duets at home? >> we sing in the car a lot. you were privy to that one. but we do. we do sing. ♪ what if i fall ♪ i won't let you fall ♪ what if i cry ♪ i'll never let you cry >> that's cute. >> i wish i were in the back seat singing along. >> that would be weird. >> i'm dying to see that movie, too. right? >> looks terrific. "lion" opens on friday. coming up next, carson and his friends from the vois "voicd
8:45. we're back, we're heading out west where carson, and his buddies, miley, alicia, adam and blake go on a little road trip. >> we could not resist the chance to stop there. >> so, guys, let's start with our two new coaches. how has it been, blake, having two brand-new coaches? we've never had two before. >> it is always exciting to have new coaches. new people to beat makes me happy. makes me happy. you get tired of beasting the same old people over and over again. now i get to see the look of disappoint on two new people's faces. >> how important is it to get a wane, alicia? >> i think honestly, who doesn't love to win. i think the most important thing is that we're leaving the artist
with something that they can take with them on their journey in life and that they feel like really rewarded for the time we spent together, that they've grown. i think that's -- to me that's the most important thing. of course i would love to whoop blake's booty. >> wow. did you know when you signed up for this show that this sort of chemistry and this sort of risching, all in good fun, would take place? >> people ask me all the time, alicia, you look like you're having a great time. look at me and miley. how great of a time are we having. you know what i mean? like every day, new year's. >> but we're so lucky to be together. >> look. that's from the flintstones. you know how old that car is? ♪ meet the flintstones they're the modern stone age family ♪ >> this is actually cooler than i thought. >> hi, everybody. here's the "today" show in universal plaza. it is going to be sunny and dry
in six points, texas. >> hey, al. >> oh, my god. >> we don't always do the tram ride when we're at work on the vi voice how much fun it is to come to work. >> i'm having a really good time. >> when people say they love of the show, yeah, so do i. really fun. >> we're coming up on thanksgiving. let's wrap this thing up. can we just go down and give me one thing you are thankful for this year? >> i'm thankful for new beginnings. >> well put. >> i'm thankful for this show giving my platform, just like even more of a boost than a raise, giving me a mega phone to be able to shed light and positivity. >> how but, alicia? >> i'm thankful for my new al m
album, being able to use music to continue to describe what's happening in the world and lift people up. >> adam? >> i'm thankful for -- god, how lucky i am every single day to have an amazing life, have an amazing daughter, amazing wife, love these guys i work with every day. ♪ dream on dream on ♪ dream on dream on >> i'm also really thankful this tour is almost over. [ laughter ] >> you don't get to see "the flintstones" car every day. >> by the way, carson's got his hands full out there. >> goes in with a pistol and a whip. >> catch "the voice" tonight, 8:00, 7:00 central right here on nbc. coming up next -- matt has already previewed -- giada and bobby are serving up veggie side dishes that are too tasty to refuse. >> i already devoured a portion
country crock. real taste from real ingredients. welcome to crock country. we are back with our special "today food all-star thanksgiving." all month we've paired up some of the biggest names in the food world. today our super chefs are focusing on vegetarian side dishes. >> today -- i just want to mention, this is not a competition which is -- >> yes, it is. >> because if it were a competition, they would lose. >> oh! >> because this is good. >> it is on, lauer. >> let's go. talk about ingredients. >> butternut squash lasagna. first i use the lasagna sheets. you don't have to boil them. this makes it really easy. one less pot. almond cookies to give sweetness.
pesto, store-bought. i cut through a lot of steps. first thing, take an acorn squash. it could be any squash you like. butternut, whatever you want. cut it up. i steam it with a little bit of salt. then it comes out like this. you can put this in here. we're going to puree it. there is the cookies in here. i only put three. they add a little sweetness, little bit of almond flavor. then you take this, you're making me nervous. calm down. we're going to get to bobby. don't worry. >> ggiada, take your time. >> this takes forever. >> it's not working. let's pretend that's working. >> ends up like this with the cookies. just take a little taste of it alone with the cookies. i think it is quite fantastic. >> it is delicious. >> great. lot better than a raw brussel sprout. >> wow. >> flour, milk, and butter.
you mix it all together with a little bit of pesto. store-bought to make it nice and green. layer it on the bottom. sounds like your brussels sprouts are burning, fyi. >> maybe because you're taking so long. >> layer this on top. key is to have enough liquid. go let's be fair. you've done the layering. this is what it looks like. >> you add mozzarella and parmesan cheese. they be you pop it in the oven. wait! i just want to say you add the bechamel on top, add the pancko in the oven, 350. >> have ycan you stretch it out anymore? >> very quick tip. cut the pomegranate in half. you just hit it with the back of a wooden spoon and the pomegranate seeds come out. you save a lot of money and time doing that. moving on down, pomegranate
molasses. >> oh, this is so good! >> thank you goodness for that's amaretto cookies. i'm going to make vinaigrette with red wine vinegar, pom gr pomegranate pmolasses and a little bit of honey. blanch the brussels sprouts. hot water, cook them half-way through. put them in ice water and you shock them. they keep that nice color. >> they're gorgeous. >> thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> then i take a very hot sheet pan. in the oven warm the sheet pan, then put it cut side down so you get that nice roasted color on the outside. vinaigrette we just made, pour a little bit on top. sprinkle in the pomegranates. >> those smell fantastic! >> then i make a relish with more pomegranates and a little bit of parsley. put it right on top. and a few little crispy brussel
sprout leaves. >> actually looks really pretty together. >> giada's dish, like if you wanted to have a vegetarian entree, that could take the place of the turkey. >> you can make it the day in advance and let it cool and cute it in cubes and it could be your appetizer. >> this is a total crowd pleaser in my house. >> oh, my goodness! wow! >> let's ask the guys downstairs. we have our tasters. >> brussels sprouts are good. >> they're great, bobby. >> they are, bobby. >> i will tell you, giada, i stole hoda's top after i ate mine of yours. >> because hoda can't eat cheese. >> this thing is amazing. >> that's delicious. >> brussels sprouts are good. >> it's like cheese and cheese. this is a harder task. >> anybody can spllap some past
and cheese in there. >> really? becausive a he tasted yours. proving not everybody can. >> this dish makes me thinks about thanksgivings from my childhood. i'm sorry. so emotional. >> you good morning, it's 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a father accused of killing his 4-year-old daughter inside a north bay church is due in court today. police say 42-year-old mendoza drowned the girl in the baptismal fopt sunday night while his 9-year-old son was watching. police say shortly thereafter he
ran to the police department. they say he was naked and carrying his daughter in his arms screaming for help. sadly the girl died at the hospital. he's supposed to be arraigned this afternoon. happening now, a memorial for the girl is growing. an update on our midday newscast. you can link to the tragic news of what happened on nbcbayarea.com. in other news donald trump in a new clash with gray lady. that's what everyone knows as "the new york times." the paper and the president-elect were supposed to have a powwow this morning on the facebook page back and forth why the meeting went up in smoke in the last minute. check out video of raiders fans gone wild in mexico city. another update in half an hour. have a great tuesday morning.
this morning on "today's take," giada delaurentiis gets ready to indonesia widish with special co-host. oscar winner marion cottilard on her new movie with brad pitt all coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. all right, welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, november 22nd, 2016. along with tamron, we have our pal, giada delaurentiis who just slapped bobby flay around with that -- >> i did not! you're going to get me in trouble.
>> -- with that lasagna. you beat him down like a drum. it was unbelievable. >> you made a -- >> he already knew he was lost. >> you made the butternut lasagna squash. he brought in a brussel sprout to butternut -- >> he brought a -- you brought a la san ya. he brought a brussel sprout to a la s lasagna fight. >> technically the turkey is the main. right? i make the lasagna a day or two in advance. i even bake it off. then i bring it to room temperature, warm it the morning of. i cut it into pieces an serve it pass an appetizer. could be the main as well. >> bobby was here yesterday. >> but he didn't bring in he food. >> what is that that you brought us? >> i am a special foodie who likes to bring you food.
>> bobby still around in our studio? >> i saw him. he left. >> he's out. >> i wonder like we're celebrating our favorite chefs all week long. bobby comes up, nothing. but i knew you would bring it. i knew it. >> i did bring dessert which is something i'll show you how to make later. >> what is this i'm eating? >> it's chocolate lasagna. >> butternut squash -- >> it's my chocolate lasagna. >> what's in it? >> chocolate. >> chocolate. walnuts and dolce de leche. >> what's the rest of thanksgiving like at the delaurentiis household? >> this is my year without my family at thanksgiving. >> what? what happened? >> i don't know. because i guess because i was working. usually i work even thanksgiving morning, then i fly home and i do a whole other thanksgiving. but i don't know, this is my first year i decided, you know what? i'm changing things up. i'm making thanksgiving all the way up and until thanksgiving. i'm going to take a break on
that day. >> what are you going to do? >> i don't actually know yet. >> rent movies? >> i think as we get older -- i've been doing this for a very long time. i thought i'm going to take a break. i don't have my daughter this year. my first year without my daughter on thanksgiving. i thought i'm going to change stuff up. >> would you like to come to our house for thanksgiving? >> that was my way of requesting an invitation. tamron, where's your invitation? >> i was invited to patti labelle's house. if she did give me a plus-two. i said to patti's friend what do you think her as a hostess gift? she said she likes red wine. i hope she's not watching, i had her a pair of custom made thigh-high boots -- i hope she's not watching but i'm going to take her boots. don't tell patti.
>> how cool is that? >> next year i'm inviting you to my house. i'd like the same gift. thigh-high boots. >> fill them with stuffing. >> that's kind of gross. >> you were saying yesterday, i was so touched by the fact, we leave the show and i think about things after, explaining why you don't do thanksgiving dinner. you tied it in to your own family. >> tell us. >> i'm -- i used to make thanksgiving dinner up until my parents had passed and some families moved away. so -- and to be perfectly honest, you are exhausted when it is all over. about five years ago, is was very fortunate chef daniel invited us for dinner. >> you keep requesting an invitation every year. >> begging. >> is he coming tomorrow? >> he will be here tomorrow. >> i'll just say al already invited me. is that cool? >> we noticed something about celebrity chefs. bobby has an instagram account for his cat. nacho flay.
that's a cat that eats a lot of nachos. >> you see how the coloring is the same. >> you also have an instagram account. your cat is bella delaurentiis. i can't be in the room with an adult cat. >> it is a very small adult cat. she's a small little cat. >> but still an adult cat. >> she's 2. she's 2. >> what's an adult cat to you? >> like to me any cat over a couple of weeks. you know when they feel like little mushy -- >> what's the matter? did something terrible happen? >> you know what? this is the gospel truth. it is the horror films. they always make the cat the scary character. the cat breathes your breath at you? >> what show is that? >> it is like a -- come on. this is the one movie you've never seen? the kid is asleep, the cat is over, the breathes the air out of the cat's mouth. >> cat's eye.
that's one movie. >> i like them, i'm just afraid of them. >> show of hands. how many people in this studio have seen "cat's eye." >> one -- two. >> it's not the cat that breathed it. it is the troll. >> it is the troll! all this time you've been denigrating cats and it's trolls that you're really upset with! >> no! listen. i love cats. i even adopted a cat some years ago. >> look at my beautiful cat's face. if you see her eyes, these beautiful -- >> i saw a movie that the cat -- look. that's not scary! >> that's cute. >> i can't read what she's thinking. like what a dog -- you get a shake. >> she's thinking you're nuts! that's what she's thinking. >> let's -- okay. all right. >> i'm going to bring her to you some time and i'm going to surprise you with her. think you might love her. she's super white and soft. >> jerry, would you bring in the turkey hat with us? because we like to #askachef all
of our fantastic chefs. these are folks who -- >> is this a trick? no. they've sent in questions. for example, christina from lima, ohio, what's your favorite thing to serve on thanksgiving? >> butternut squash lasagna. >> boom. thank you. >> this is libby from new orleans. what's a good kid friendly vegetable to cook? >> kid friendly vegetable. probably broccoli with the cheese sauce. >> anything with cheese? >> i think if you put cheese, you're good to go. >> andrea, what's your favorite wine to serve with turkey? had. >> pinot grigio. >> why do you like that? >> nice and crisp. i like white wine. i think it's light. i find that red wine sometimes with turkey -- the sides and the turkey are just so rich. i want something to kind of lift me up, something citrusy or -- prosecco would be good, too. >> this is eden from middletown,
indiana. what's the most challenging part of a thanksgiving meal to cool? >> to cook or to clean? >> i think organization is tough for people so i start organizing way in advance and i use post-its for everything. i pull out all my platters, i decide where everything is going to go. lay the table out in advance. make as much of the food as i can in advance and really make sure that your prep is done and that you know what you have to put in the oven the day of. because that is really what it is. time is everything. lots of chicken brought a la bobby flay. >> you are a superstar mommy. this morning we want to get into the christmas spirit. to move things along. >> i'm kind of ready. >> we've got an upcoming full hour of steals and deals on december 2nd. our producer said it was okay to announce this. like it was a state secret. speaking of the holidays, i think we have some pictures of us dressed. >> this is what we were dressed this morning at 5:00 a.m. >> we do an homage to elf.
>> the fv. but there was no buddy who showed up. >> you look really happy about it. tamron, you look real happy. >> are you actually on this show? >> didn't know she was buddy. >> she's not paying attention. >> her acting didn't sell me. >> wow. nothing says holidays like throwing a colleague under the bus. you're searching for a christmas tree. >> certainlying for a color. last year i did hot pink. the year before i did purple. i am a fake tree kid. i love fake trees. last year i did hot pink. i did black once before. >> oh, god, depressing. >> thank you. i've done purple. i've done all kinds of colors. i am trying -- >> pink. have you done pink? >> pay attention.
>> wow. one co-host doesn't know she's on this show, other one is dozing off. >> i'm asking you to go to our twitter page, @todayshow. turquoise, lime green or grey. let me know because you're going to pick -- you don't like grey? >> no! grey is depressing. again, it is christmas. why would you have grey or black? >> people at home, i'm talking to you. let me know what you think. then after that we have to do a whole segment on how to find a tree. speaking of christmas, we have another group of hatchimals to give away. this is the hottest toy out there. >> you found more? >> that's right. >> you know what this is? >> yes. >> sweeping the nation. >> does it close? >> when you get it, the egg is sealed. then between 20 and 30 -- 20 and 60 minutes after holding it and nurturing it, this little guy pops out. >> this would be perfect for jade instead of a dog for christmas. >> go to today.com facebook page
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crust, although we are adding cocoa powder to it. a little bit of salt. then whirl it all together. >> whirl it. >> whirl it. you can obviously whirl it until it becomes sort of crumbling. like that. you make pies, right? >> you know, i don't because i'm never that good at the crust. >> that's so funny. a lot of people get intimidated with making crust and making pies. >> would you come back and do a crust seminar? >> i will. many people say the crust is the thing that throws them off and they just don't want to do. then you just press it together. bake it at 325 or 350 for about eight minutes, let it cool. >> i can tell you that i could just eat the crust. >> so could i. you use actually store bought dolce le leche. i buy my favorite.
nice and thick. dump and stir. >> the old dump and stir. >> i toasted walnuts. chopped chocolate. i do bittersweet chocolate. i like that. but you could do milk chocolate if you want to. orange zest. orange and chocolate work really well together. that's a great combination. again, making something store-bought, doctoring it up, making your flavors all yours. team work makes the dream work. >> i love the smell of that orange. >> when i say you just need one or two ingredients to change something that's store-bought and kind of make it special. spread it all out. chill it. then what i like to do at the end after it's chilled -- chill it for a minimum of three hours but you can chill it for days. >> could you put this in the freezer? >> yeah. you could put it in the freezer. for sure. but pull it out and let it sit at room temperature for a while before you serve it. this is what it looks like after it is chilled.
the way i like to serve it is, just do whipped cream. you could do cool whip. you could do pretty much anything you want. i like to make my whipped cream but a lot of people don't. there you go. i just shave a little bit chocolate right over the top, then i sprinkle it with a little bit of salt. >> so it is that sea salt caramel -- >> correct. >> that's so popular right now. >> otherwise it could be overly sweet desserts sometimes at thanksgiving. this gives it a perfect balance. when dessert is done, you can have your friends or family or kids do the chocolate over the top. jade loves it. you're done. >> the salted caramel has been going for about eight years now. you know how i remember? the incoming president obama was a big fan of salted caramel. that's how i remember first hearing about it. >> why i would vote for you on my game show. >> you eat that one and we'll eat this one. >> giada, this is fabulous.
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his 4-year-old daughter inside a north bay church is due in court today. the 42-year-old drowned the girl in the baptis mal sunday night while his 9-year-old son was watching. police say shortly afterwards they ran to the police department. they say he was naked and carrying his daughter in his arms, screaming for help. the girl died at the hospital. her dad is supposed to be arraigned this afternoon. obviously, a very heavy news morning so far. we'll take a live look at traffic and weather after this.
overnight. most of it will be out of here by noon tomorrow. let's head over to mike for a look at what's happening on the roadways. >> we're showing an easy flow of traffic around the bay, as we always talk about thanksgiving week. late flowing southbound 880 at alva rad dough. a crash that just moved to the show. may be one vehicle in lane. south 92 to san mateo bridge. north 101 a crash around trimble road. slow around the airport, as normal. palo alto shows slowly. this is southbound 101. back to you. >> looks pretty much like a holiday week there. thanks very much. that's going to do it for us.
all right. so what would you do if you were faced with a life threatening situation and had only seconds to act? >> that's the premise of a new show from msnbc originals called split second decision. >> "today" national correspondent jeff rossen is the narrator of the series. since we want to help keep you safe and we all want to be safe, he's going to put us to the test to see how much we know and don't know. >> morning, guys. we have a little game to play. we're going to question you about different split second decisions. i'll give you a multiple choice. if you get it right you move up. then we have a prize at the end for whoever wins. picture the weather is nice outsi outside. you are on a boat and the boat starts leaning over and taking
on water. what is your split second decision? a, help slower passengers off first so they're not trapped. b, dive into the ocean and swim away from the boat. or c, find something sturdy and hold on to it like a table on the boat. >> i'm going to say a? >> going to go with a. >> i'm going to say c. >> none of you are right. you have to make the selfish decision here and jump off the boat and swim away from the boat because if you're holding on to something and the boat turns over, you're not stuck under the boat. no one moves. okay. now we're going to talk about fire. you're trapped by a fire. this could happen to a lot of people in hotels this weekend for the holiday. trapped by fire, mostly clousmo the upper floor of of the building. should you crawl back through the building, b, call 911 and wait right there for help, or, c, jump and try to cushion your fall. say you are on the fifth story. >> you say we're on the upper
floor? >> fifth -- five floors up. >> b. >> that's me. i call b. >> c. >> giada, i'm sorry -- don't move. you guys are right. >> how do you know there is a cushion to jump out? giada, please do not jump out of a building. >> now we're going to talk about battery fires. you've heard a lot about those lithium ion batteries. your battery powered device is on fire. first step is call 911. next move -- a, use a fire extinguisher. b, pour water on it. c, smother with baking soda. >> c. >> fire extinguisher. >> c. >> c? tamron's right. you want to use the fire extinguisher. you cut -- can't put baking soda. >> i keep two fire extinguishers in my house. one toward the kitchen and one
toward the back. >> in case a cat attacks. >> now talking about thin ice. lot of thin ice out there. people this week playing on lakes. ice gives way from under. you end up in the icy water. a, kick your legs and move your arms to increase circulation. b, take off your heavy winter clothing to stay afloat, or c, swim to the edge cof the ice an pull yourself up slowly. >> c. >> a. >> i'm a loser here. >> you're learning. >> i am going to say a. >> you're going to say a? wrong. the answer is -- c. good job, al roker. you want to swim to the edge of the ledge of the ice, pull yourself up and roll yourself -- >> what if the ice is thin? >> jeff, it's going to break. >> you have to keep going to the place where it -- >> keep going to the place where it will briefly support you. >> you are like piecingy you ei
way. >> yes. then roll away. tornadoes are incredibly dapg ru dangerous. say you survive a tornado. in the aftermath, stay inside your house. b, evacuate the area when the tornado passes. or c, shut off the gas. >> c. >> c. >> yeah. i'm going to go with b. >> al, you were so close. you guys were right. >> can i go two places now? >> yes! >> most people don't know where the gas main is to turn off the gas. i would get the heck out. >> gas leak is super, super dangerous. >> one more. >> no more time. >> give me the prizes. >> who won? >> me. >> three-way tie. >> tamron? >> i lost. jeff rossen. i lost. jeff, thank you. >> catch "split second decision" saturday night, 9:00, 8:00
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she is a typical 15-year-old girl. just living life, thriving. >> reporter: but seven years ago a much different thanksgiving week. battling acute leukemia since 15 months old, she'd been through multiple rounds of therapy. but the cancer came back. >> it was just hard for me to walk. to eat anything. i was just so weak. >> reporter: after the third relapse her local doctors said jordan had only weeks to live. there was nothing more they could do. >> today her cancer is gone. >> reporter: this commercial for st. jude children's research hospital, tracy kept seeing it. >> i just remember breaking because at this time my daughter was dying. doctors had given up hope. and i just remember thinking to myself, this is a sign. >> reporter: they called st. jude. what were the odds? the hospital had just started a
revolutionary transplant procedure that might give jordan a chance. >> so you had a feeling when you arrived there. >> i did. i knew we were in the right place. >> when jordan came, 76% of her bone marrow and her blood were leukemia. >> reporter: doctors at st. jude performed another bone marrow transplant on jordan this time using her father's marrow and white blood cells. the procedure was a success and jordan came back from the brink. of all ironies, the very next year she is with a the girl in the st. jude commercial offering hope to others. >> now i'm in the st. jude commercial. >> in it? you are the star of it. >> what was that like to be in the commercial with jennifer aniston? >> it was really fun. we had could keep going over it because she kept messing up the lines. >> reporter: jordan started high school this year. for those who love her, seeing her like this is almost beyond belief.
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and it's the month that jordan was sent home to die. so every single november we take time and reflect and give thanks that she's here. >> jordan goes back to st. jude once a year for check-ups. like all of our patients, we'll be following her for rest of her life in hour after completion therapy program. >> i was reading this -- overall cure rate for leukemia is 94% thanks to the work of st. jude. why was jordan's case so difficult? >> because infant leukemia only has a 40% chance. there is a break in the dna in utero. so it is very rare, very aggr s aggressive and does not respond to chemotherapy so our genome program is working on that. >> i think after 13 years of covering this, it's been that long. at the end of the day don't you think this is really what thanks and giving is all about? >> we have a saying at st. jude.
if not st. jude, who? everybody else turned this child down and said they couldn't save her. but we did because we had something -- another option that nobody else had which was to use her father's cells. that does two things. it reconstitutes her blood system and it tells the leukemia cells and now she's cured. >> they are such special children. when i went down there it changed my lives. i still make recipes those kids taught me. >> they're living. >> thank you again for just reminding us all. jordan, thank you to you and your family. and your fashion is amazing! let's
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the new spy thriller "allied" stars brad pitt as a canadian intelligence officer who falls in love with a french resistance fighter played by marion cottilard. it is a drama with breathtaking visuals and amazing costumes. i had a chance to sit down with the oscar winning actress and costume designer to talk about the film and of course the fashion. >> you are very thorough. >> that's why i am still alive. >> the process and the creation was -- it was so beautiful. >> reporter: set during world war ii, "allied" is a grand film in all senses. >> my wife is not a spy. >> reporter: from the movie's remarkable settings, to its stunning costumes. >> from an actress standpoint,
does it help you get into the mindset of your character when you're wearing what she would wear? >> yeah, of course. the costume is very important. it's the skin of the character. >> reporter: in the romantic thriller, brad pitt plays a canadian intelligence officer who's love interest is a french resistance fighter played by marion cottilard. >> i've heard that you don't necessarily love costume fittings, but for this movie, you might have change your mind a little bit? >> it was the first time i would like run to costume fittings. >> we created everything for the film to give it that lift and to give it that kind of gloss and that -- so it is like a definition. >> reporter: joanna johnston meticulously designed all of "allied's" costumes including coat yard's beautif cotillard's dresses. >> had to have to functionality
as welling a super elegant. >> reporter: she worked hard to capture its legendary style. the 40s were such a glamorous time for fashion. what was your vision for the movie going into it? >> i think my idea was to keep the glamour in the way they did in hollywood films in the '40s. they kept everybody looking more lovely than maybe they would have in real life. >> reporter: it took months of research which included screening period films and images for inspiration. and all that work with such close attention to detail pays off on the big screen. >> everything was beautiful. the hat. glasses. shoes. gloves. it was -- >> even the house bath robe was beautiful. >> yeah. yeah. i was like a little girl playing doll with myself. >> reporter: in the end, it's part of the big picture for the audience as they venture on the film's visual and emotional journey. what do you hope people walk out of this movie feeling?
>> for me when i read the script, what i loved about it was the fact that it was a beautiful love story, first of all. and a very entertaining movie. at the same time, there are themes and questions that are very deep and profound. >> "allied" opens tomorrow. it is a fantastic move. >> great job. so dylan, we've been testing these new starbucks cups. thee promise to keep your coffee hot for two hours. we'll tell you if it's working after the break. >> everything is hard to do in long nails. >> oh, that's hot! >> it works. it works. >> scalding. we'll have the results of the temperature. this is "today" on nbc. it's 150.
140. let's star -- see if starbucks lives up to its reputation. it's 138. '39. '40. that's amazing. but this is two hours. the results of what color of my christmas tree, you guys have picked my tree. >> not grey. >> 51% say turquoise. 1,200 people voted! come and visit. i know it is small. >> turquoise? can we say a nice thank you to miss giada. >> she's back tomorrow. >> i told trt: 33
it's already moved into the north bay, san francisco, as well as palo alto it starts to approach by 11:00, 12:00. the south bay by midnight. showers ending by early tomorrow morning. let's check in with mike with a look at the roadways. >> well, we're looking at a very nice drive right now. as we talked about this week especially tuesday, a much lighter than most through the weeks because folks are headed out of town. san jose, any slowdown we saw, a little slowing towards 888. the earlier crash is clear there. slowing through berkeley, freeway and the bridge toll plaza. lanes off to the right -- lanes off to the left, cash lanes, are good. happening now president-elect trump will not seek a new criminal probe of hillary clinton and her use of a private e-mail server. on our facebook page, today's statement from the trump team. on wall street, stocks hit a new all-time record as the dow
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody! >> what is it? >> booze day, tuesday, november 22nd, also champihappens to be national cranberry day. >> a big day in your family a. huge day. the day my procedure addle was born. we are going to celebrate his birthday with my entire family. all on the train. >> all on the train, right now! >> happy birthday. >> happy birthday, brother of