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news update. >> join us at 11:00 for the news on this wednesday. a nice, warm day. get out, enjoy it or get the food ready for tomorrow. good morning. breaking news, a u.s. navy plane . good morning. breaking news. a u.s. navy plane crashes into the pacific. 11 on board and pulled to safety. a nearby aircraft carrier involved in the rescue to find those missing. we areive with the latest. death of a teen idol "i think i love you. >> the heartthrob, david cassidy from the can the partridge fts family dice at 67. we look back at his life, his struggles and his career. new accusations, three more woman come forward with allegations of sexual harassm against broadcaster charlie
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rose, his long-time colleagues, including gayle king, weigh in on the scandals and the firing. >> i tell you what, i am robbed. >> he is downplaying thing a sakess. >> i won't say anything about the accusers, accusing me of these wrongdoings. >> those stories plus the daring escape of a soldier, defecting across the dmz caught on camera. outrage after oouber uber r on 67 million people. we have everything you need to know as you prepare from the big holiday from the forecast to the flights to the food, including 30 of the nation's top chefs, today, wednesday, november 22nd, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, welcome to "today" on wednesday morning,
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the day before thanksgiving, we thank you for joining us. we start with some breaking news overnight. we've got a u.s. navy aircraft carrying 11 crew members and passengers crashing into the pacific ocean. it happened southeast of okinawa, japan. nbc news' keir simmons has the latest on this story for us, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning, an increasingly tense rescue operation continuing this morning. eight people found alive, three missing. the aircraft carrying 11 crew passengers crashing into the pacific overnight at around 3:30 in the afternoon local time t. plane had been headed to the aircraft carrier uss ronald reagan. >> that ship spearheading the search operation. president trump tweeting we are monitoring the situation, prayers for all involved a. navy spokesman vowing they will be relentless in their efforts to find the three missing sailors. the aircraft was a part of a naval exercise with 14,000 u.s. personnel participating. unconfirmed reports now from a japanese defense minister say
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the crash may have been the result of engine trouble t. 7th fleet has had two fatal accidents, leaving 17 sailors dead, prompting the removal of eight top navy officers, including the 7th fleet commander, this morning, another crash. the navy withholding the names of those involved until the next of kin are inform. matt. >> all right. keir. we will stay on top of that rescue and search mission as it unfolds. entertainm in the world, the passing of david cassidy, the heartthrob was loved for a generation, he was on the hit show with the the partridge family" and a pop star in the in any event 70s. naat has more from los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, it is hard to explain how bag star david kasz di wcassidy was in t the handsome young teen was on the cover of every show and he
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had teenage girls swooning. he turned it into a singing career that lasted decades, he battled substance abuse and was recently diagnosed with dementia. ♪ i think i love you >> reporter: this morning the world is remembering pop idol david cassidy. >> ♪ i love you >> reporter: the former teen superstar best known for his role keith partridge on the sitcom "the partridge family." ♪ c'mon get happy >> reporter: the show about a family performing their bubble gym pop brand quickly made him a household name along his real life stepmother shirley jones. his charisma helped attract 14 million viewers every week and as many fans inspiring the term cassidy-mania, in 19 yoo, to shake his teen idol image, cassidy posed nude for the cover of the "rolling stone" magazine.
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after the show's success, cassidy would continue to perform most of his life, appearing on "today" multiple times over the years. but the actor and singer battled a string of health issues and struggles, including alcohol abuse, leading to multiple run-ins with the law and a stint at rehab. he spoke to us on ""access hollywood." . >> 49 years doing this it's a long time. i just don't have it in my body any longer. >> reporter: just days after that interview and after stumbling on stage during a concert, cassidy revealed he was battling demensia something his grand father and mother both suffered from, saying, quote, i was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming. opening up about the diagnosis to dr. phil. >> what friends of yours or family members begin to say to you, remember i told you this two days ago and there is no
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memory of it. that's when i began top be very concerned. >> reporter: overnight, cassidy became the top trend on twitter, with fans and celebrities mourning the loss. friend and fellow entertainer harry conic, jr., tweeting, cassidy was always so kind. and beachboy's front man ryan wilson reminisced when the two started writing songs together. an icon that defined the term teen heartthrob now gone too soon. david cassidy originally got the job because of his good looks. he convinced the producers to let him sing. cass did and shirley jones were the two cast members that sang on the show and the "partridge family"men members, everyone else was lip syncing, he had that talent. >> sad news. let's turn to the controversy surrounding broadcaster charlie rose, there are new sexual misconduct allegations that are surfacing
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after cbc officially fired the legendary journalist on tuesday. nbc news' stephanie goss hos the latest on this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, cbs says three women who work at the network have come forward with new allegations against charlie rose, he was fired by the network 24 hours after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment for his work on the "charlie rose" show. pbs cancelled that show, which had been on the air 25 years. overnight, cbs' gayle king appearing on stephen colbert to talk about her former co-anythingor charlie rose. >> there was certainly anger, compassion, concern. you know, you can hold a variety of emotions around one particular incident, one particular person. so i can't really say on one thing. i tell you what i am is raw. >> reporter: still, king says, this is a turning point. >> i don't think it's going to go back to the shadow, women
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feel empowered to speak up. women are no longer afraid to speak up. the best part about it now is they are being believed. >> reporter: the original "washington post" report triggering others to come forward, including sarah gordon, a former intern for the "charlie rose show" who spoke exclusively with "cbs news." >> i take a step back and think what is the intention here? >> reporter: she says when she delivered mail. he showed her a graphic sex scene from a movie. >> he asked me, how does this make you feel? i did not run. i go, i guess some people are into this. i'm not. >> reporter: gordon says rose did not touch her in anyway. >> and i must be the luckiest man in the world. >> reporter: years later, he would become an integral part of the team that improved ratings at cbst. network suspended and fired him within one day. in a statement the president of "cbs news" wrote, in part, despite charlie's important journalistic contribution to our
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news division, there is absolutely nothing more important in this or any organization than ensuring a safe, professional work place. the "washington post" reporting, which led to the 75-year-old's firing, including allegations from eight women of a range of misconduct, from nudity to groping and lewd calls, three women who work at the network also came forward with accusations. before the cbs accusations, rose apologized in a statement, adding he did not believe all of the allegations were accurate. >> how are you doing, mr. rose? >> reporter: he had this to say within approached outside his manhattan apartment saturday night. >> reporter: do you want to say things to the accusers of your wrongdoings? >> it's not wrongdoings. >> a dozen more accusers have come forward. >> i will say the e-mails i'm receiving seems to be that women have had inappropriate encounters with him.
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>> meanwhile, john las ter the co-founder of pixar studios and chief creative officer of disney animation announced he is taking a six-month absence about missteps that made employees feel disrespected or uncomfortable, writing a mem no saying, i especially want to apologize to anyone who has ever been on the receivering end of an unwanted huck or gesture they felt crossed the line in anyway, shape or form t. associated press is reporting las ter had been accused of an unwanted advance towards actress rashida jones, credited as a co-writer of "toy story 4" scheduled to be released later this year. much more to get to, including the battle over roy moore's candidacy in alabama. president trump has finally weighed in on the controversial republican can the who denies inappropriate sexual misconduct with teenage girls after days of not talking about that issue,
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mr. trump has now made his position clear. nbc national correspondent peter alexander with the latest now. good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt, savannah, good morning to you. president trump is at his mira l lago property on vacation. he lashed out at two familiar foils the nfl and lavar ball, the father of one of the ucla basketball players defeign i tained by china, recently released. the president lashing out, calling ball a poor man's don king, describing him as an ungrateful fool, in all cams, it was me that helped get your son out, the president is defending roy moore and casting doubts on his accusers. president trump breaking his silence on roy moore, dismissing allegations of sexual assault against alabama's republican senate candidate. >> roy moore koreans it. that's all i can say, he denies it. and by the way, he totally denies it.
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you have to listen to him also. are you talking about he said 40 years ago this did not happen. >> reporter: days after the white house were to distance itself from moore, saying they'd leave the choice to alabama voters, a dramatic shift the president all but endorsing moore, declaring his rival doug jones unacceptable. >> we don't need a liberal person there, a democrat. jones, i've looked at his record, it's terrible in crime. it's terrible in the border. it's terrible in the military. >> reporter: president trump going against the republican establishment time as well as his own daughter ivanka, who recently told the a.p., there is a special place in hell for people that prey on children. jones' latest ad highlighting those comments. >> ivanka trump says there is a special place in hell. >> later telling reporters, he backs moore's accusers. >> i believe the women. i think that answers the question. i believe their stories have credibility. i believe them. >> reporter: moore, speaking out
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overnight on the local alabama radio show, remaining defiant. >> i never dated underaged women. i never engaged in sexual misconduct with anybody. >> reporter: the president, himself, faced more than a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct as a candidate, accusations he denies. now as president, he's praising the parade of women sharing their stories of sexual assault. >> women are very special. i think it's a very special time. because a lot of things are coming out. i think that's good for our society. and i think it's very, very good for women and i'm very happy a lot of these things are coming out. i'm very happy, i'm very happy it's being exposed. >> reporter: the scandals hitting both republicans and democrats, house ethics committee launching an investigation into its longest serving member, democrat congressman conyers of michigan. he now says he settled a conversation with a staff member, paying the woman more
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than $27,000 in 2015 after she claimed conyers fired her, because she refused to provide sexual favors. conyers writing in a statement, i expressly and vehemently denied the allegations made against me, and continue to do so. my office resolved the allegations -- with an express denial of liability. >> reporter: that election less than three weeks away, president trump is not ruling out campaigning for roy moore saying he will let americans know at some point next week. matt, savannah, back to you. >> peter, thank you here's a story people will be talking about a massive data breach at uber, disclosing on monday the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers was exposed. but what's worse is that this hack took place in october of 2016, more than a year ago and that is just the beginning. nbc's stephanie ruhle is here t. company got hacked and paid off the hackers to cover it up.
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now everybody knows about it anyway. take me through it. >> that is exactly it. all of this happened under the former uber co-founder. two hackers come. they say we've stole then data. uber pays them $100 grand. they say we'll delete it. no one will tell anyone. you have to disclose it. it's a huge relationship breach t. new ceo came in, found out, said, we need to tell everyone. guess what, in a lot of states you need to disclose it if you have been breached, so they could get hit with huge fines, don't worry about uber, they're worth $50 billion t. cover-up worse than the crime. >> and in washington. they stay cover-up is worse than the crime. let me ask you, what is the information that got stolen? because i have to say now they know where everyone lives. secondly what are the chances that the hackers could stick to their word and not release it because they got 100k? >> that's the point. no one knows.
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the hackers said don't worry it. we've deleted it. the head of security then is now fired. but who knows? and the company says they're looking into it. obviously the government is involved now. they say they will tighten up security measures, but they've lost a lot of trust and have a black eye. >> and exceptors nipping them at the gate. >> thanks, very much switching gears now, holiday travel cast about 51 million people are expected to travel and hit the roads and the airports. we got to look ahead and what you are facing. we will start with al with the all important weather outlook. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. we are talking about worst case scenario in the northeast right now. we got rain going on, lake effect snow in upstate new york, parts of new england. i-95 will be a bit of a mess. the airports, all into boston and syracuse looking at some problems, i-95 rain and slow downs. now, as we move on into actually
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tomorrow, thursday, we are going to be looking at cold sunny weather in the east, heavy rain down to the southeast t. biggest trouble spot on thanksgiving day is going to be out west. seattle and portland, looking at big problems. we're also looking at real roads delays, reading up to seattle, back to mazula, friday, as people start doing that all important shopping, well, we're going to be looking at above average temps out west. showers and thunderstorms to the southeast t. biggest trouble spot in florida with airports from jacksonville all the way down to miami being affected and wet both ways, including i-75, a lot of folks will be going to the theme parks. >> those earlybirds thinking about traveling today in the new york area, umbrellas out there. al, thank you very much. if you are headed to the airport, are you not alone, nbc news' tom costello is at washington's reagan national airport with a look at what you can expect when you get there. tom, good morning. >> reporter: yeah, matt, good morning.
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we are on the bravo side here the concord this flight is headed off to jacksonville shortly. this is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, actually the busiest day will be sunday. but not only are the roads packed, we've also got the airports packed and airplanes are packed. 98% full, that means it will be tough getting there, if you miss your flight. we gave you this tip yesterday, listen to this if you leave at 6:00 in the morning, have you an 80% chance of leaving on time. by 9:00 p.m. down to 62%. now, take a look at the most delayed airports over the last five years and no surprise, they are dominated by the big hubs, across the country, of course, so that includes san francisco as well as newark and oakland and houston is in there and chicago, there is a whole long list the best on time records over the course of the past five years, again, dominated by good weather cities. so honolulu, no surprise, they're number one. they always are. you also got in there the
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southern cities, atlanta, charlotte, ft. meyers, get to the airports early, get on the road early, tsa this year as of now is asking everybody to remove any electronic device larger than a cell phone from your carry-on. >> that could slow things down a bit, be prepared for that when you get to the checkpoint. sunday will be a real mess in terms of volume. back to you. >> thanks, very much f. you live here in new york, here in honolulu the number one airport makes you mad. tom will be back in our next half hour, how airline commerce solve travel headaches. >> in the meantime, 89% of those 51 million holiday travelers will be hitting the road for thanksgiving weekend. that includes today's national correspondent craig melvin. he is braving big apple rush hour with tips about the best time to drive, ray, how is it looking? >> reporter: savannah, not so bad here actually. we're on the george washington bridge, passing the toll booth.
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traffic is not possible. of the 51 people you mentioned about 25 million of them are going to be driving. that itself hi that's the highest number, in a number of years t. best time to drive actually, right now, if you don't want to hop in the car right now, though, the suggestion is that you not drive anywhere between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00 this afternoon. >> that itself absolute worst time to hit the roads, you can expect delays few head home on saturday afternoon or sunday afternoon, so those are some of the tips to help you avoid the traffic. meanwhile the gas prices, the highest they have been since 2014, up 37 cents over last year. >> thank you very much. >> how about the rest of the forecast? >> that's what's going on around the country. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. ♪ ♪
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for the celebration master who's swept up in a moment of gratitude... reflect with the meditating eye alex and ani what's your symbol right now? good morning. i'm meteorologist, kari hall. as we take a live look outside in the tri-valley, looking at dublin. dense fog from the central valley. it's starting to get better. as we go into the next hour or so, visibility will be improving and the temperatures making it to the mid-70s for the south bay. 69 degrees in antioch and low 70s in the north bay as well as san francisco. over the next several days, we continue with warmer weather and rain by the end of the weekend. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thanks very much. coming up, a north korean soldier's daring escape caught on camera. an incredible look at how he made it across the dmz.
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plus, in time for the busy holiday travel season. the secrets how social media can help you if you have a problem at the airlines. fi
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right, freshness for weeks! unstopables by downy. for a fresh too feisty to quit. one of two inmates who ca a very good morning to you. 7:26, i'm laura garcia. one of two inmates who escaped last month is back behind bars. the other inmate is still on the loose. last night, authorities caught up to them in stockton, chased their car to a walmart parking lot. officers fired at the vehicle. no one was hit. one was captured, the other, got away in the car and drove away. authorities released surveillance of him at a convenience store driving a green, ford explorer. he is considered armed and dangerous. i want to check the forecast with meteorologist, kari hall. not a bad day on tap.
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>> not bad at all. the fog is slowly starting to clear in the bay area. after that is out of here, we'll have temperatures warming up to the upper 60s and low 70s. if you are going to be traveling, it is looking good, as of now. only a few slight delays right now in newark because of the rain in the northeast has a 51 minute delay. around the bay area, we are looking at nice and clear weather over the next few days. a slight chance of rain for tomorrow, especially during the afternoon and a better chance of rain on saturday. mike, what is happening on the roads? >> good things. we have a nice, pleasant drive. almost green everywhere except for this. san leandro near 29th is jammed up. the crash cleared. that was quick. the shot from the coliseum shows the peek of the slowing at 66th. west 580 is clear as an option. back to you.
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>> thank you very much. we'll be back in a half hour for a local news update. have a great morning.
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all right. we're back at 7:30, wednesday morning, the day before thanksgiving. get out your elastic pants. we have a huge crowd kicking off the holiday a little early outside in our plaza. >> i want to show you the shot one more time. the 30 chefs in your studio. all quiet right now. >> gobble, gobble, gobble. >> they quiet down quickly. it sounded like a hockey game in here. we're going to talk to them. >> look how many celebrity chefs. i want to go, who is there? >> leftovers for everyone. let's get a check of the headlines, beginning with the latest on that u.s. navy plane crash. >> breaking overnight, a navy
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aircraft crashing in the pacific ocean near japan. a desperate search this morning for survivors. we don't need a liberal person in there, a democrat. >> breaking his silence, president trump defends embattled senate candidate roy moore. dismissing allegations of sexual assault against the former alabama judge. >> he denies it. you have to listen to him also. >> 49 years doing this. it's a long time. i just don't have it in my body any longer. >> the passing of a pop star. ♪ i think i love you >> former teen heartthrob david cassidy of "the partridge family" fame, dead at 67. reactions pour in. fast and furious, after tesla is burning through cash, spending $500,000 an hour to disrupt the marketplace. the company saying, it's all
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part of the plan. and one lucky bird. >> drumstick, you are hereby pardoned. >> president trump pardons his first thanksgiving turkey while taking a stop at his predecessor's pardons. >> i have heard from the office, that tatar and tots pardons cannot be revoked. >> today, wednesday, november 22nd, 2017. >> did someone say tatar tots? >> have 30 chefs over there. we're going to start with a rare and daring escape across the dmz. a northern soldier making a mad dash for his life. it was all caught on camera. keir simmons has that story. good morning again. >> reporter: good morning, again. this is like a scene from a cold war spy movie. you can see a north korean defector running from that jeep,
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running for his life, as north korean soldiers follow him and open fire. it was all captured on camera, including a daring rescue. in the dramatic footage, released overnight, a military jeep hurtles toward the demilitarized zone. inside the vehicle, a north korean soldier risking his life, desperate to defect. hef avi heavily-armed border guards, racing the intercept him. the defector leaps from the jeep. seconds later, his military colleagues firing 40 rounds. he is shot at least five times. his motionless body slumped against the wall. the footage then shows a daring rescue. south korean soldiers crawling to him and dragging him to safety. just last month, inside north korea, we visited the border area, known as the dmz. our military guide took us through the very same road where
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the defector is seen. and to the heavily-guarded border where north and south is just steps away from each other. the escape, an embarrassment for north korea, who said that defectors are kidnapped or lured by the south. opening fire, it's shot for the first time in three decades. the soldier, now recovering after two operations. lucky to be alive. running for freedom, especialing wi escaping with just seconds to spare. that north korean soldier just crossing the border. that's one of the issues that many are saying, they're surprised this didn't turn into a wider firefight. that border is so tense. savannah? >> it is, indeed. >> you think of the restraint on part of the south korean soldiers not to fire back at the north korean soldiers. could have ended differently.
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mr. roker? >> let's look at what's going on. we have warm weather out west. it feels more summer-like than fall like. you'll see, los angeles going to be 91 degrees today. probably set a record. same in vegas. portland, the record, 59 degrees. looking into tomorrow, more of the same. we're going to see the temperatures, rising from rapid city. records in great falls, tucson into burbank. as far as the rest of the country is concerned, snowshowers in the northeast. plenty of sunshine through the south. looking at the record highs in the southwest. a flood threat in the pacifi good morning. i'm meteorologist, kari hall. mostly sunny skies now. it will be a warm day for us, looking at upper 70s for the south county. concord, a high of 71 degrees. 75 in san jose. san francisco, up to 70. 20i7 in santa rosa and the next several days, the temperatures stay warm.
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we'll see more clouds moving in by the weekend. the temperatures cool off. we'll have rain moving in late on saturday. we'll have the latest updates on that. >> and don't forget. you can get the weather you need, especially this travel weekend, on the weather channel on cable. coming up, your airline is just a tweet away. how social media can be your best friend when it comes to traveling in the holiday season. and a special "steals & deals," sell bracelebrating a te stores in your communities. and sheinelle with a warning from the girl scouts. and 30 chefs and 30 microphones on this day before thanksgiving. we'll get great tips
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season. and tom costello was given access to one of them. >> this is concourse bravo in washington, d.c. american says their busiest day is on sunday, when everybody trice tries to get home. we're 98% full on the flights. it will be tough to get elbow room. but the tweet seetuite is up an running in dallas. >> check your bag to miami. >> reporter: the biggest airline in the world uses every one of them. 6,700 flights, 500,000 passengers. arrivals, departures, connections, layovers. and 4,000 tweets a day. >> that's kind of serious there. >> reporter: at the american airlines option center? dallas, the social media team also works around the clock. >> this person right here is talking about his baggage.
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>> reporter: reading and responding asap to facebook and twitter posts. >> this person has been tweeting us since 4:40 this morning. >> reporter: somebody had a flight canceled because they can't find the captain. it could be a passenger that needs to vent. >> we have weather in the northeast. la guardia, new york. >> reporter: or a plane full of people that need to be rebooked. >> we need information on where the weather is at. >> they're taking delays because of traffic due to this cold front. >> social media is real-time feedback from our customers. >> reporter: americans stood up to social media hubs six years ago, revolutionizing the way the customers reach out to the airline and how the airline reaches back. while we were there, gabriel tweeted american from miami. the sacrifice you make when they give your friend's seat away, so you stay behind and wait for another flight. we caught up with him in washington. >> i knew i would get the
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attention right away. seconds later, they had booked my flight and done everything for me. >> reporter: the power of social med media driven home as every airline faced backlash from cell phone videos that went viral. now, every airline has a social media hub to help prevent situations from going viral. with passengers reaching out from the terminal and the plane. >> it's important we hear from the customer in the plane. >> reporter: what's the most common tweet you get? >> what every airline deals with. it is delays. >> reporter: whether it's air traffic control or weather-related, tis the southbound for delays. they're boarding for miami here in washington. american said you would be surprised how many people take the time to compliment crew members with a tweet. for example, a flight attendant.
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and it made her day when she got the tweet. if you're not on social media, you can seek out an employee in the airport. if you're snail mail, you can write. whatever works for you. >> smoke signals? >> imagine twitter to play a compliment to someone. coming up next, sheinelle in the orange room. >> the girl scouts have a tip for kids this thanksgiving. it sparked a debate ♪ ♪ put a little love ♪ in your heart. yeah. ♪ take a good look around... ♪ and if you're lookin' down... ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ and the world... ♪ the world! ♪ will be a better place ♪ for you... ♪ for you... ♪ and me...and me... ♪ you just wait... ♪ and see... i'm pretty good at that. ♪ put a little love in your heart...♪
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we're back, on a rainy wednesday morning. sheinelle is over in the orange room for carson. what you got? >> people are torn on this one. the girl scouts of america has issued an unexpected warning for parents before the holidays. a psa discourages parents from forcing kids to hug relatives. telling your child she owes someone a hug either just she hasn't seen this person in a while or because they gave her a gift, with set the stage if she owes another person physical affection. it goes on to say that many children may want to hug and kiss friends and family members. but if your daughter is red reticent, don't force her. child or not, no one should be forced into physical contact they are uncomfortable with, the end. but lorna feels difficultly.
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you can teach stranger danger without giving grandma a hug. what a dark world we live in that we can't show love in our family. we asked twitter. do you agree? 58% say yes. 42% say no. the girl scouts did say, this doesn't give your child permission to be rude. but there's other ways to show appreciation that don't require contact. my kids do a backwards hug. and i tell them to turn around. i don't know. >> they go through phases. >> i'm so torn on it. i'm like, give a hug. i do feel like -- maybe that's not right, yeah. >> i think you give grandma a hug. by the way, all of the chefs are buzzing about this one. >> thumbs up or thumbs down?
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good wednesday morning, i'm meteorologist, kari hall. 7:56, all clear as we look outside in san francisco. a lot of sunshine in the forecast today, warming those temperatures up. we are going to be in the mid-70s in the south bay. san jose, 75. 72 in palo alto, also 72 in half-moon bay. san francisco, 71. we have some rain that is well to the north of us. it does stay too the north of the bay area. if you will be traveling across the region, keep in mind, there will be showers across the pacific northwest. that will be off and on over the next couple of days. we will have a slight chance of rain in the north bay and san francisco. for tomorrow afternoon, friday looks dry, 66 degrees. more rain moving in starting from north to south. moving in saturday, inland, keep the 70s for at least the next few days, cooling off next week.
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let's check in with mike for the commute. >> the nimitz shows it is slow at the coliseum. recovery mode, the dump truck has been cleared from the lanes. another crash at the map may be over there, blocking the slow lane. we are seeing a slowdown there. west 580 picks up volume. a motorcycle crash on the shoulder, no major injuries. the metering lights at the bay bridge are off. back to you. >> thank you very much. happening now, one of two inmates that escaped from the palo alto courthouse is back in custody. the other inmate was with them and managed to get away. on the home page, read about the details. a new report may show you what you need to know. real estate is soaring. head to our web page to see how much they are up from a year ago. we are dealing with one of the busiest days for travel.
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have a great morning. shoes - for one of the biggest runs in the bay area. what you need to know before you head out the door. and as you head to your thanksgiving feast- we track the weather here - and across california. )today in the bay - 4:30 to 7 a-m.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, gabby douglas speaks out. the olympic gymnast opening up on social media, saying she, too, was abused by u.s. olympic team doctor, larry nassar. the three-time gold medalist apologizing to her teammate, aly raisman, for the controversial comments douglas made about women and wardrobe. and black friday begins. a sneak peek at the deals under way. before you have basted your turkey, what you need to know. an all-star thanksgiving. we have 30 of our favorite chefs here live. with the top tips and tricks to make this thanksgiving one to
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remember. today, wednesday, november 22nd, 2017. ♪ >> a girls trip all the way from alabama. >> from the bahamas to the plaza. >> next up -- the selfie with savannah. >> it's my 15th birthday and i'm celebrating on the "today" show. >> from clemson, south carolina, go, tigers. >> in chicago to new york, celebrate thanksgiving. we welcome you back to "today" this wednesday morning, the day before thanksgiving. everyone is so excited to be here. not that young baby. but look at the crowd outside. some rainy weather. we'll get out there and say hi to those folks. coming up, we're getting ready for turkey day in a big way. we have a crowd of chefs. more than you can shake a drumstick at. they're doing the wave.
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the top chefs in the country are here. they have turkey tips and tricks, everything you need to pull off the best thanksgiving ever. look at that talent. >> that's what happens when you open the wine early. >> exactly. do the macarena. >> it's cool to have them here. a busy morning to get to. let's start with your news at 8:00. breaking overnight, a u.s. navy plane with 11 crew members and passengers onboard has crashed into the waters off of japan. keir simmons joining us with the latest on the rescue operation. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning, again. unconfirmed reports that the crash may have been the result of engine trouble. three people are missing. eight rescued, the u.s. navy says. the aircraft, carrying 11 crew and passengers, crashing into the philippines sea overnight, around 3:30 local time.
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the navy saying those rescued are in good condition, while search and rescue efforts for three personnel continue. the aircraft was part of a naval exercise with 14,000 u.s. personnel participating. but it crashed during a routine flight, the u.s. military says. it will raise questions, though. this year, the u.s. navy has seen two fatal accidents in that region. matt? >> keir simmons on this story from london. thank you very much. gabby douglas has added her name to the growing list of young women who say they were abused by former u.s. olympic team doctor, larry nassar. >> douglas shared an emotional post on tuesday, expressing her support for teammates who have come forward, and asking followers to, quote, please hear my heart. three-time gold medalist, gabby douglas took to twitter to say, she, too, was abused by larry nassar.
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i didn't share my experience as well as other things. for years, we were conditioned to stay silent. and some things were painful. the statement comes a week after her teammate, 23-year-old aly raisman, revealed in her book, that nassar molested her, as well. >> from the moment that i realized that it happened to me, i wanted to, you know, talk about it. society sometimes makes it hard for people to come forward because you always have people that victim-shame. we have to stop that because it's awful. >> reporter: on social media, raisman added, just because a woman does a sexy photo shoot or wears a sexy outfit, doesn't give a man the right to shame her or not believe her when she comes forward about sexual abuse. 21-year-old gabby douglas responded with a post that has been deleted. it is our responsibility to dress modestly and be classy. dressing in a provocative way entices the wrong crowd.
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simone biles said she expected more from her teammate. on tuesday, the olympian elaborated. i want to reiterate my apology to a comment one of my teammates posted. i know some of you are about to take what i am about to say as insincere. but i wanted to provide context. douglas added, i know what you wear, it doesn't give anyone the right to abuse you. it would be like saying because of the leotards we were wearing, it was our fault that we were accused by larry nassar. and now critics of douglas turning to support, saying the olympic star will never stop promoting strength and courage. usa gymnastics released a statement that says, usa gymnastics understands that sharing a personal story requires courage and fortitude.
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the conduct of which larry nassar is accused is appalling and we're very sorry that any athlete has been harmed during her or his gymnastics career. nassar is expected to plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will likely face 25 years in prison. fans are remembering teen idol david cassidy, who died overnight from organ failure. he shot to fame on "the partridge family." it led to real-life success as a pop star. cassidy struggled with alcohol and substance abuse in his career. cassidy died surrounded by those he loved with joy in his heart. david cassidy was 67 years old.
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>> 67 is so young. >> it is. let's turn to thanksgiving now. and obviously this weekend is a big shopping weekend. stores are rolling out early black friday specials. but where are the best deals? jo ling kent has more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this holiday shopping weekend is americans want to spend their money online. 55% of americans say they will e be shopping online this holiday season versus just 44% say they're going to be shopping in person. that's for the first time ever. we scoured all the online deals for you. here's what you need to know for tomorrow. i iered thanksgiving day, the best deals are actually in electronics. a over at best buy, there's a smart 4k tv, a sony 60 inch. you can save $400. at walmart, a 65-inch 4k tv. you can save $450.
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you can save $350 on samsung phones.0 amazon, target, macy's, rolling out discounts. the best in-store deals are really in person. and the brick and mortar stores want to get you in the door. what they're doing at jcpenney, they're raffling off $500 coupons. that's a lot of money. $100 coupon off of $100 or more. at macy's, they're offering a mail-in rebate. you do that and you get ten free items. stores are getting creative to get you in the door. they hope you will shop until you drop on thanksgiving day. >> that's aggressive. that's great, jo. thank you very much. >> they're throwing money at you. that was a boost... you have a morning boost. >> i have one for you. a little girl from england, who is passionate.oo
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she is completely focused and adorable.gi take a look. >> i will. >> i will. >> develop myself. >> develop myself. >> in a positive manner. >> in a positive manner.r. >> and avoid. >> avoid. >> anything.g. >> anything. >> that reduces my mental. >> my mental growth. >> or my physical health. >> or my physical health 37. >> she is reciting the tae kwon do creed. they do it every day.7. t >> she is reciting the tae kwon do creed. they do it every da. >> she is reciting the tae kwon do creed. they do it every day. look at sophie. she is a quick study. this video has been viewed just 12 million times. it >> tell me that sophie is going to walk in now. the urge to squeeze her. >> my heart is bursting. >> so sweet. >> adorable. much more ahead on a busy wednesday morning. "steals & deals" for small businesses during the holiday shopping season.
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let's see what megyn is working on for "megyn kelly today." >> music mogul russell simmons o now stands accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old woman, while director brett ratner looked on.to the accuser is here live in her first on-camera interview. see you top of the hour. >> thank you. it's chefapalooza. we're celebrating with 30 chefs. they have 30 tips on everything, from turkey to toast. >> where is alice? >> after these messages. r than a manual. and my hygienist says it does but they're not all the same. who knew? i had no idea. so she said, look for one that's shaped like a dental tool with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head surrounds each tooth to gently remove more plaque. and unlike sonicare, oral-b is the only electric toothbrush brand accepted by the american dental association for its effectiveness and safety. my mouth feels so clean. i'll only use an oral-b.
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that's why american express is proud to be the founding partner of small business saturday. a day where you get to return that love, because shopping small makes a big difference. so, this saturday get up, get out, and shop small. normally, this would be normally, this would be a time to "trend." that's so passe. we had thanksgiving. then, friendsgiving, now. we've compiled the list of googles most searched food words. we called in not one expert. not two. but ten that will tell you what we are thankful for. >> the most popular search term is turkey, which segues me perfectly to bobby flay.
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>> a lot of times people ask me how many hours per pound for the turkey. that's not really a good way to judge whether your turkey is done. 160 degrees for the breast, the white meat. and 170 for the dark meat. to make sure your thermometer is working, you put it in ice cold water or boiling water. put your thermometer in there for ten minutes. this way, you know your thermometer is working. >> a top search item, gravy. >> rue is hot. stock is cold. if you're using a slurry, which is cornstarch and water, you want the slurry to go in cold, as well.
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>> slurry, how hoda speaks after thanksgiving. >> wow. that came out of nowhere. people want to know about stuffing. what can you tell us? >> if you're cooking and the food doesn't have the flavor that you want, the italian is porcini. you pass it through a coffee grinder. you can put it in your stuffings. your meat loaf, your meatballs. you can dry rub. this is your secret. my secret, too. >> nice. can we go to young joe? let's talk vino. matt brought it up. >> nobody asks me about turkeys or gravy. they ask me about wine. i reinvented the ice cube. you take your cranberries. you freeze them until they're hard. you put them in your wine.
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you have an ice cube that does not dilute your libation. >> nice. people are googling cranberry sauce. we have sunny anderson. sunny? >> it's about the texture. you have your cranberry sauce. a way to extend it. jeff did this in the kitchen with us. you can add dried fruit. you can add dried cranberries, dates and nuts. it makes it into a chutney. and it's delicious. team texture, baby. >> team texture. and the brussels sprouts. >> i love brussels sprouts. i start thinking about them at breakfast. that bacon fat is what i save to saute these suckers and get them crispy and delicious.
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>> i'm going to take a bacon. >> there you go. brussels sprouts, bacon fat. >> a lot of people searching for green bean recipes. what advice can you give us? >> my father would blanch green vegetables. add a pinch of baking soda to that and you get the extra green vibrant color for that one lone green vegetable in the midst of all of your stuffing and mashed potatoes and gravy. >> what are we googling? mashed potatoes. >> if you have a grate in your kitchen, you bake your potatoes and you can press them through the grate. nobody likes to peel potatoes. you have yours precrushed before you crash and add your copious amounts of butter and cream.
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>> let's go on to pecans. this one is from j.j. johnson. >> i call them pecans. >> that's right. >> as you run out of time doing everything else in the thanksgiving kitchen, run to the score and buy your favorite pie. but i grab the pecans. i throw them in a pan with baking soda and brown sugar. saute them. throw them on top. don't tell anybody you bought the pie. >> a lot of people are googling the word pie. we have laura vitelli with one more tip. >> it always starts with a good crust. a lot of people don't have a food processor to grind the butter into pieces. i suggest you take a stick of butter and freeze it and then grate it. that allows you to get the
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perfect even flakiness of the crust. >> that's good. >> want to thank all of our chefs. we have a whole half hour of this all-star thanksgiving coming up. first, al has a check of the weather. >> i do. let's check it out and see what we got going on. the travel weather, looking ahead toward the weekend, we're basically not going to be looking at too many problems. but what we will see on saturday, here we go. well, it's going to be okay. looking at some wet weather, some snow up in northern new england. our maps are a little slow. all that stuffing got them kind of slow. gusty winds around the great lakes. the west will be very wet. sunny and mild conditions on saturday. the pacific northwest is going to be the real rough spot with airport delays from seattle all the way into sacramento. the roads will be a bit of a mess, too, with heavy rain and the threat of big storms. and then, on sunday, the biggest
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problem going to be around the northeast with lake-effect snow. th at least we do have some nice weather now. we are seeing all that sunshine right now as we take a live look outside in san jose, and our warm temperatures will start to feel good as we get highs up to 75 degrees. 72 degrees in livermore and 71 degrees in concord. oakland 69. and 70 degrees today in san francisco. some low 70s for the coast as well, and the north bay into the next several days. we will still keep these temperatures about the same, but we'll have several rain chances starting out on saturday afternoon.
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it's yellow or white gold. 14 karat gold plating. one of the line's best sellers. >> we love jennifer miller around here. >> and great to layer. you layer necklaces. celebrity fans include j. lo and moo rye ya carey. makes a great gift. >> a beautiful gift. >> and packs flat if you're traveling. >> got to love that. body scrubs. >> retail $70. it's a two-piece set. i'm all into splitting it up. you can find them on today.com. the retail $70. the deal for both, $35.
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that's 50% off. >> candles? >> how beautiful they are to but out or a beautiful gift. they retail $112. it's two candles. you see that beautiful top. you can pick any one of those. there's different combinations. the retail, $112. $46, that's 59% off. >> they have different scents. you can pick out online. >> something we have never done, the henry charles patches. there's a three in a pack. a little bag of happiness. perfect is boring. work hard, buy makeup. retail, $114. the deal, $42. that's 63% off and you get the bundle. >> three of them for $42. good. >> these are alicia adams throw
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bl blankets. i want to show how big they are. indoors, outdoors. the alpaca blanket. >> 26 different stripes and solids. you can go on today.com. the deal, $88, 78% off. this is a great deal. >> very soft but sturdy. you can do it outdoor by the fire or something. >> i think vale is old enough to start using these. this is props in a box. props in a bag set. you get both. retails $90. you pick your theme. it has everything to make a video that goes on to an app that you can share with your family. you dress up. there's a background. and your kids can put on a little show for you during the holidays. >> that's cute. >> it's the good housekeeping toy of the year award in 2013. the deal $38.
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58% off. you >> you go online, there's different kits you can buy. >> great small business offerings. we have the necklaces from jennifer miller. body scrubs. candles from xela aroma. the henry charles patches. the alpaca throws. and the props in a box play set. that's a cute idea. go to today.com. tune in next week for "steals & deals" holiday blowout. are you ready? >> hats off. >> you have to rest up this weekend. coming up, our 30 chefs are i )m ...
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jurors today begin their first good morning, it's 8:26, i'm marcus washington. jurors today begin the first full day of deliberations in the trial surrounding the death of kate steinle. it's possible that the verdict could be reached as soon as today. it's more likely a decision will not be reached that quickly. if that happens, the jurors will take at least a break during the thanksgiving weekend and pick up again on monday. steinle was shot in july of 2015 as she walked on pier 14 in san francisco. lawyers for the defendant, jose garcia zarate did not dispute that he fired the gun but argued that it was accidental. mike looking at traffic now, it's better. >> it's better. still a little slowing coming into fremont out of hayward.
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and then north of there there's a little slowing. look behind me, fog and low clouds will be a factor for some folks heading toward the central valley but our dublin camera, low clouds off in the distance. you can make out a nice, easy drive for 580 both directions. the bay bridge toll plaza a clearer view, literally clear, the metering lights were turned off at 7:34. it's so clear we can get a shot of the spider webs here on the screen. back to you. >> spider webs, there you go. another local news update in half an hour.
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you're going to be in the parade tomorrow? >> congratulations. >> you have great moves. that's pretty awesome. >> i want to take up the trumpet immediately. >> i like the little raincoats. >> third time in the parade. we're really proud of them. catch them, the music, the floats, the boonealloons, tomor night, 9:00 a.m. here on nbc. i don't know if you've heard. it's our all-star thanksgiving. 30 chefs here with the most important things to know before thanksgiving. >> even me. >> and even you. we're thinking of you. turkey, sides, dessert and decor. >> it's like the "star wars" bar of celebrity chefs. what do you have coming up? >> there's a woman who alleges when she was 17 years old, she had a very disturbing encounter with russell simmons. and brett ratner. she is speaking out on our show.
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and we're going to go to a story of heroism out of las vegas. and a 6-year-old boy that had a fateful encounter with a marine. >> thanks. we have a check of the weather. >> what about the parade weather? it will be on the chilly side. but the weather will be lovely. plenty of sunshine. temperature about 40 degrees, by noon. rest of the country, for today, we're looking at a flood threat in the pacific northwest. record highs in the southwest. tomorrow, we have more -- a perfect parade weather, wherever you're having your parade. heavy rain in florida. record highs continue in the southwest. and more rain and mountain snows. you have a cowbell down there. no cowbell. always have to have cowbell.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we've got some turkey trots going on around the bay area. as we take a live look outside right now in san francisco, it's all clear, but we are still seeing that patchy fog across the central valley. heads up if you're driving. right now temperatures are heading towards the upper 60s to low 70s. 75 in san jose and 80 in santa cruz. over the next few days, temperatures above average, only slight rain chances and then we'll start to see more widespread rain moving in. >> all-star thanksgiving is brought to you by walmart. rock this christmas with walmart. it is time to turn to our all-star thanksgiving extravaganza. first, we're talking turkey. we have ten talented chefs with us to share their best turkey tips.
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>> hi, chefs. good morning. >> hi. this is crazy. we could make this thing circle around. it would be awesome. you're starting us off, right? tell us about your tip. >> when thor the can i coe er t the oven, you have to let it rest. it's not going to get cold. you want the juices to stay incontact. and to carve the turkey, i take both sides of the breast off, completely. and i slice them. i make really thick slices with the breast. and i keep it the same shape. and i put it right on the platter. >> all right. looks beautiful. >> i want you to take your turkey out. really pare lly important to ge turkey dry. put it in the refrigerator
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uncovered. >> you put the rub on and then put it in the fridge. >> you want to get the moisture out. and important, before you cook it, take this sucker out. this is the wishbone. you will have an easier time carving yourer t turkey. >> well, how do you get -- never mind. >> should i just leave? whatever. one of my favorite ways to cook a turkey, to ensure you have moist between the breast and the tie, to butterfly the turkey. one side of the spine. and i go to the other side of the spine. it's all right. you have stock right here. and you flip the bird over. and you lay it out. by cooking it this way, you have
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a moist bird all the way through. you don't have the problem that it's dry in the best. that's the way to go. >> that was super impressive. >> my best thanksgiving tip, warn the hosts when you're going to spin the floor. you like spices to get the fat level down. >> a great way to get flavor into the turkey is to use spices. and the best way to use spices is by buying them whole, roasting them in a hot pan. and then, you grind them up in small batches to use. >> in the bird or on the bird? >> use the spice rub with the salt to get the skin crispy. in the cavity. >> and by the way, look how you got used to the spinning floor. that was really good.
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>> i want a lazy susan every time i come back. >> you got it. your special ingredient, citrus. >> when looking, three things make things great. fat, acid and salt. just a little citrus makes the whole difference. lemon or lime or an orange. after you season the bird, garl garlic, a little smoked paprika. and a little citrus on top, just like this. >> goes a long way. >> hold on, everybody. here we go. >> all right, roxanne. >> what do you have? >> a key ingredient, called mayo. >> my favorite tip is housemade mayonnai mayonnaise, fresh eggs. pipe that under the skin of your bird. >> why? >> it's a different show. >> why do you do that? >> it fries the skin and
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marinates the meat. >> welcome to youtube. >> there we go. >> melissa has an important tip, especially if the color of the bird doesn't seem right. >> when you take your bird's temperature. get a good thermometer. when you put it in, it should be 165 at the thigh. if you carve it, say you carve the bird. and it looks ever so slightly pink. sometimes that happens. >> should you cook it more? >> no. some birds are pink. it's the diet. don't freak out. >> trust the thermometer. >> and look at the ticks chextu. >> nice talking to you. >> you have this separated here? >> anybody that knows turkey knows that the breast, the white meat and the legs, the dark meat, cook at different rates. the legs need a heartier cooking
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method. we're going to braise them separately and put aeromatics in here. >> it smells wonderful. >> some wine, aeromatics, some stock, let them cook off slowly. we're going to pull them out. you can use all of the liquid in here. none of it goes to waste. make a nice gravy. >> i saw al nibbling. >> we're frying our turkey. >> one of the best ways to prepare the turkey is to deep fry it. health and safety issues. it's kind of scary. we're going to hack it up, pieces. i like to put a little crust, like a fried turkey, if you will. you have a good sizzle, delicious. gorgeous, juicy, crunchy. >> now, i see why you were nibbling. >> anybody else have vert igo.
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>> you have a glaze for us. >> what's so funny, bobby? bobby is making fun of me because he loves me. the easiest way to get a glaze out of your pantry is one part jam or preserves, two part stock. here i have apricot jam. a little turkey or chicken stock. i have rosemary, thyme and sage. you mix that into a pot. when you're done with your turkey, go over the top. i have this piece right here. reach around and let me know what you think about that? >> very moist. >> it brings the sweet preserves and a savory moment. >> thank you, sunny. remember, spin us around more. remember, you can find these tips and more at today.com/food. it's a chef lazy susan. up next, another team of experts to dress up your all-around side dishes. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back with our special "today food all-star thanksgiving." time to look at the side dishes. we've assembled a top team to get it done. good morning. >> good morning. >> gravy, you want it thick. you say, forget the flour. >> use tapioca starch. it's going to come out velvety. >> that's a great idea. how do you get the potatoes creamy? >> you want to use yukon golds. i like to use a ricer. you push them through a ricer. they come out. you add your milk and butter. you are golden. >> i have gravy cooking on the stove. i run out of stove top space. >> you have so much on the stove.
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you put it in a thermos. and welcome to our boy band. >> thank you very much. let's go to savannah. >> we're going to start by taking cranberries to the next level. >> i would like to introduce you to cranberry blitz. that's a three-minute cranberry sauce. cranberry juice, maple syrup, orange zest, put it in the oven for one minute. three minutes in the toaster oven, cranberry blitz. >> when you're done at the parade, you're going to make the mashed potatoes. we take the butter wrappers and put them over the top. and you didn't use plastic. and they stay warm. >> i love that. recycling. and the stuffing.
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>> the stuffing. i am a grown-up fat kid. to get that perfect crispy to tender ratio, put it in a muffin tin. or do a loaf pan. and it doesn't matter. any stuffing works in it. >> just use a little scoop. put it in the oven, you're done. >> hoda, over to you. >> i love my team. let's start with lydia. what's your tip for the sides? >> you love the flavor, the glaze, the shine on your turkey. balsamic vinegar, honey. reduce it to half. >> ladle that on top? >> drizzle it like that. >> all right. you have a great place for the potatoes to go. >> a great parking space. instead of a roasting rack, elevate your turkey with the potatoes underneath. you have a built-in side dish.
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>> tom, you say you have to get busy. >> in the restaurants, we make some stuff ahead of time. this is my bacon and onion. this is the beginning of the stuffing. and we have turkey stock or chicken stock. >> that way, it's not so stressful. you're not chopping. you know how you do. what do you have? >> i'm keeping everything veggie-friendly. nuts you toast them up. >> you don't need the bacon after all? >> not if you give me some fat and crunch with some nuts. >> you're all awesome. up next, thanksgiving desserts, drinks and decor. we're going to keep going with our all-star team. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ with our all-star team. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ w we're back with our all-star thanksgiving. the bird's in the oven. the sides are set. it's time for drinks, dessert and decor. good morning, everybody. we're going to start with dessert storage. >> you baked today. we saved time. this is how we store it. if it has dairy or eggs, keep it in the fridge. fruit pie like apple or pear, stays on the counter. put a dish towel over it. and the little things, cookies or brownies, gets a sealable container. >> what do you have? a little something on top? >> nobody likes an aerosol can on their table. i chill it so the cream
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separates from the water. and it's a vegan dairy-free whipped cream. >> talk about decor. >> i'm all about the party. my friends that can't make thanksgiving. i ask them for a childhood photos. and i set the table with my wife. that's how i get the conversation going. >> great idea. laura, what do you got? >> i like to do my shopping at the grocery store. that includes the center pieces. add some cranberries to your vase. a little rosemary. add a tea candle and it floats. i take herbs at place mats. it's cheap, cheerful and everyone loves it. >> lucinda, you're going to make a dessert.
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>> you have cranberry sauce. you have whipped cream. you fold it together. >> that's easy. >> supereasy. and you layer it into a glass and you have a parfait. >> and it took you two seconds. >> two seconds. >> that's my kind of dessert. >> show them what you're going to do with the dental floss. i'm not going to use it on my teeth. if you're making a layer cake, you don't have to cut it with a knife. you can cut it with the floss. he may sleep with the fishes but he eats like a king. >> remember, leave the gun, take the cannoli. >> we're doing alternatives. apele crisp. use instant oatmeal for the crumble topping. an alternative to pumpkin pie, pumpkin roll.
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>> ed, what kind of pie do you have? >> have two in one. pumpkin and pecan pie. and eat all your leftovers. stop food waste. >> donatella? >> sangria. it's a perfect centerpiece. leftover wine. some brandy. happy thanksgiving. >> that looks great. >> if you're making pie, you want to make a beautiful lattice. you just need your cooling rack. and use a pizza cutter to go straight down the lines. and then, you put it on your pie. >> perfect. thank you, all. great tips. we appreciate it. all these tips at today.com/food. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. i thought i knew everything about garth brooks.
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i said pass the stuffing. we're over here at the kids table. >> we want to propose a toast to our chefs. thanks to you who have been sweet and who have been savory throughout the year,i )m - -.. one of two inmates who good morning and thanks for joining us. it's 8:56, i'm marcus washington. one of two inmates who escaped last month from a palo alto courthouse is back behind bars this morning. the other inmate is still on the loose. last night authorities caught up with them in stockton and chased their car into a walmart parking lot. at one point officers had to fire at the vehicle. no one was hurt. one of those inmates was
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captured. the other got back into the car and got away. authorities released this surveillance image of him in a convenience store. he is driving a green ford explorer and is considered armed and dangerous. bob redell is talking to authorities and will have a live update on our midday newscast. and new report may tell you what you already know. south bay real estate is soaring. at our home page finding out just how much higher home prices are right now than the same time last year. that's nbcbayarea.com. as you're heading out of town this thanksgiving holiday weekend, well, bay area airports are already crowded right now. that's because today is one of the busiest of the year when it comes to travel. i'm marcus washington. more news in an hour. shoes - for one of the biggest
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