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a parking lot in mississippi caves in swallowing up 15 cars. authorities still trying to figure out what caused the collapse. > d 9 down, 41 to go.. >> roker, roker. >> after a hectic opening weekend filled with surprprprpr -- >> yeah, it's leaking. >> -- al's getting set to tack 138 states in the next 24 hours, four of them in the next few hours making thihi thehe wildest rokerthon day of them all today, monday, november 9th, 2015. >> 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 a monday morning. we start week with a very busy news day. >> yeah. we've got breaking news just in. a report attack on americans at a mililiry facility in jordan. nbc's jim miklaszewski is
jim, what can you tell us about this? >> savannah, investigators are scrambling to investigate the reports out of jordan that two american soldiers were killed along with some jordanian forces when a jordanian military officer or police officer of some kind reportedly opened fire, wewe on a shooting spreeee at a u.s. training facility there in jordan. the reports are still very sketchy. we've seen these kinds of reports before in iraq and afghanistan where friendly forces have turned their fire on americans. it's unclear whether the americans were the target, according to officials, because palestinians were also killed. the investigation is s sll under way. >> we'll keep in touch with you, mick, this morning as we learn more. let's turn now to the presidential race. ben carson is facing intense new scrutiny on the campaign trail as republican presidential candidates get ready for tomorrow night's debate we'll
talk exclusively with the chairman of the rnc in a moment, but first let's bring in nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning g you. >eporter: hey, matt, , od morning to you. we're in milwaukee ahead of tomorrow night's republican debate, an ben carson has come under scrutiny for reported discrepancies in his life story. it's a compelling and powerful life story that he's parlayed into a successful presidential campaign, but this morning carson insists that he's not being vetted but is being targeted by the news media. ben carson's political future may depend on how well he weathers questions about his past. >> it's not particularly getting under my skin. obviously it's helping me. >> reporter: carson raising a stunning $3.5 million in one week as scrutiny grows over a claim to scholarship offer to west point, a violent youth, and acts protecting white classmates during a 1968 race riot, carson
critics. >> yououe asking me about something thth occurred 50 years ago and you pect me to have the details on it. forget about it. it's not going to happen. >> reporter: one british newspapers revealing an inside like at carson's maryland home described as a homage to himself, complete with paintings of carson, one over the fireplace and another side by side with jesus. the home, like a museum, with awards, certificates and personal memorabilia. carson's chief competitor donald trump isn't letting up, zeroing in on carson's description of his path violence as pathological. >> if you have a aathological disease, that's a a oblem. it's a serious statement when you say you have a pathological disease because as i understand it you can't really cure it. >> reporter: trump's latest showstopper, leading "saturday night live" to its best ratings in three years despite mixed reviews. one latino group protesting trump's appearance promising comedian larry david will gege its payout even though he heckled trumumas a joke. >> trump's a racist!t! >> it's larry vid.
what are you doing, larry? >> i heard if i yelled that, they'd give me $5,000. [ applause ] >> as a businessman, i fully respect that. reporter: also undedefire, mamao rubio is trying to put to rest lingering questionsnsbout hihifinances, releasing two new years of charge card statements th show a pattern of overlapping personal and legislative spending. as a florida legislator. and one deal about trump's personal buying onography now coming under scrutiny as well. trump considering being george h.w. bush's running mate back in 1988, but he insists it was not his idea. the potential bush/trump ticket was first revealed in a new biography about bush's life. the book claims trump asked a bu aide to vet him, th the 41st president said that was a strange and unbelievable idea. trump says it was the other way around and that the former aide said that trump would make a great vice president. matt?
much. reince priebus is the chairman of the republican national committee. mr. priebus, good to see you, >> good morning, matt. >> let's talk about ben carson. when someone runs for president and that person haso real political experience and no record in public office to run on and they decide to run on the elements of an interesting and inspiring life story, are specific and pointed questions about elements of that life story appropriate? >> well, look. i would marriage some questions are appropriate, but i do believe t tt this is a totally crazy obsession over incredidie details from 30 and 40 years ago, whether it be this issue or some of the other issues highlighted earlier in the segment among other candidates. the fact is, you know, we kind of wish the media would just be obsessed or half obsessed with hillary clinton's lies of many years and --
>> except that dr. carson -- >> four people died in benghazi and e-mails and everything tells. >>r. carson saying hehe being targeted and not vetted and if he is, he says he's being vetted more severely than anybody else including barack obama who faced years of birther questions and hillary clinton, who you just mentioned, who has faced decades of questions about her marriage, her personal life, her e-mails, 11 hours in a chair in front of congress just a couple of weeks ago. he being more severely vetted than anyone else? >> yeah, but the difference is that the media is actually, you know -- they do have an actual vendetta or at least an agenda against some of these candidates. in regard to hillary clinton, the media sort of, yeah, they cover it, but they cover it with a laugh and a wink and a nod and you know, isn't it horrible she had to sit in a chair for 11 hours. i mean that's the tone of the
it's a tone of this is s sly, let's movov on, whereas, with the republicans it's, hey, can you believe that, you know, 40 years ago this happened or that, hey, you know, this credit card over here, i mean, those are things that might be interesting for, you know, a question, but not an obsession. i would say that hillary clinton clinton's past is something that people ought to be obsessed with. >> let's be clear here. if ben carson has woven stories like the west point story into the fabric of his interesting and inspiring life story, doesn't it make it fair game for questions? sure. and people asked the question and he answered it. so i mean, you know, i think, okay, asked and answered, and i think people need to move on to the next question. i'm not saying that questions aren't appropriate. of course, people can ask questions, but i think you get to a place where all the questions have been asked. >> real, real quickly. i know you wrote a letter to the chairman of nbc news following the last debate on cnbc. there were a lot of questions and a lot ofofriticism about the tone of thatatebate, and you suspended tiesesith this network for future debates. i also know you've spoken to the chairman of nbc news, andy lack.
are you making progress in terms of renewing ties with this network on future debates? >> well, look. i mean here's the issue. this was an issue in regard to cnbc. abc's the parent organization. >> nbc. >> my belief -- nbc, sorry. nbc is the parent organization. my belief is that there has to be some consequences for what we saw a couple weeks ago in denver. you know, people did something that -- that we didn't obviously -- it wasn't promised. it wasn't expected. and there has to be consequences. and so, yeah, i did have a good conversation with andy lack, and, by the way, we're going to be talking t t the candidates about the future of that debate,, but we're looking forward to the debate this week, and i think it's going be a much better
to be a good time to put that cnbc debate behind us. >> reince priebus, the chairman of the rnc. always good to see you. thank you for your time. >> and to the white house, president obama and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu will try to mend their fractured relationship, the first time they will meet face to face since the israeli leader waged ann intense battle on the iran nuclear deal. >> that meeting comes amid disturbing photo showing a palestinian woman attacking a security guard in the west bank. the guard was checking the woman's i.d., when she pulled out a knife and lunged at him. the israeli military said the guard suffered minor injuries and was able to shoot and injure that woman, the latest incident in a wave of violence in that regigi where 11 israelis andnd more than 70 palestinians have died in the past two moths. it's shocking video. >> it is indeed. and now to the crash of that russian passenger plane. this morning officials are growing more confident that it was a bomb that took down the jet. nbc's chief global correspondent
for us this morning. bill, good morning. where does the invnvtigation stand? >eporter: good morninin savannnn. egypt seems to be denying this morning that this was an inside job, but it's feeling under such pressure to find the cause of this crash that it's hitting back, describing one report that investigators are 90% sure this was a bomb as an outright lie. it saythere's an intelligence and media war against it, and it is denying allegations of lax security here at the airport from where the plane took off. egyptian officials say cctv footage of baggage handlers and security the day t t plane took off shows nonoing unusual. security was more than excellent, they say, and no worker is under suspicion. they denied reports of equipment failure and workers not being searched properly. but this airport official clearly wasn't used to being thoroughly searched. no, he says, i don't take off my shoes when i come through here. fine. then i won't go in.
the suspicion that a worker put a bomb i ithe cargo hold has sent shock waves through world airlines. >> it's -- as a result of what it's alleged to be, i'm afraid it's another game-changer for the industry. >> reporter: israel won't confirm reports that its intelligence heard isis fighters boasting about taking down the plane. one egyptian investigator told the r rters news agency t ty're 90% sure it was a bomb based on the final noise in the cockpit. investigators are now searching sand from the site for evidence of explosive residue. the fbi has agreed to help, asked by the russians. >> i hope it's a wake-up call to putin, and i hope to some extent it's a wakeup call to us. >> russia still waiting for definitiveveroof of what caused its worst airline disaster. and the world may have to wait a long time. egypt is leading this
investigation, and it's in no hurry at the moment to confirm any theory. matt, savannah. >> all right. bill neely in cairo, thank you. here at home an investigation is under way into a tragic accident just outside of washington, d.c. at least four people killed, 14 others injured when a truck collided with a church van. tamron is here with more on that story. >> those images are just stirring. what a sad story, guys. officials had still trying to piece together what happened there. first responders saying this is one of t most difficult crash scenes they've ever handled. a horrifying scene sunday after a pickup truck collided with a church van, killing four and injuring 14 others about 16 miles northeast of washington, d.c. >> 1200 block of chill lum. multiple vehicle accident. one was fully involved. at least two priority 4s and nine priority 1s at this point in time.
>> fire officials investigating the scene overnight in hyattsville, maryland, believe the pickup truck may have rear ended a passenger vehicle before losing control and crossing into oncoming traffic. the van then hit the truck, setting the truck on fire. >> first we thought it was a house on fire because the flames were about the height of that tree. >> neighbors nearby say they tried to help save the v vtims by pulling them out of the van, some december principally using their own water to help put out the fire. >> somebody just came out of their house with a hose and they were trying to spray down the car. >> authorities say six children and eight adults were transported to area hospitals. four adult and four children were in critical condition. >> any time you deal with children and fatalities and serious injuries, it does affect firefighters, medics, and police officers. >> fire officials say the adults in the van were mostly thisis their 20s and 30s. children ranged in age from 4 to 10 years old. >> tamron, thank you. keep us posted. officials in texas are on edge this morning after a district judge was shot in her driveway in what police believe was a targeted attack. the shooter still on the loose this morning.
nbc's janet shamlian has the story from austin. janet, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. nbc news has learned that judge julie kosurek has previously received threats ovevecases in which she e s a presiding judge,e, and this morning investigators and officials are poring over hundre of her cases hoping it will provide some clue as to whomever tried to take up her life. and this morning officials are poring over hundred of her cases as to whomever tried to take her new urgency this morning as austin police step up their austin neighghrhood, looking for whomever took four shots at the district judge in the driveway of her home. >> four gunshots, very quick succession, and there wasn't any spacing, just bang, bang, bang, >> reporter: was it a targeted authorities are combing through hundreds of cases presided over by the judge trying to identify who might want her dead. other judges are shaken. >> there has been a greater awareness, let me put it that
better attention. >> 17 now party to gunshot wound with engine 10. >> reporter: she was returning home from a high school football game accccding to the "austin n american darby statesman" newspaper. a bag of trash or garbage can had been placed in front of her security gate in front of her driveway requiring the driver of the car to stop the vehicle and remove it. it was at that time, sources said, that kosurek was shot. >> the per caller, the assailant has left but do not know where they are. >> reporter: it was a close call. law enforcement officials say the judge was wounded in the upper body and face area, but by shrapnel and glass, not a direct hit from a bullet. her injuries are said to be serious but not life-threatening. >> will not be transported. >> reporter: kusorek hears more than 1,000 felony cases a year. colleagues say she's rational, reasonable, and fair. >> if you thought about someone being very upset with the judge,
would think. >> reporter: officials have released no description of the suspect and have been very tight-lipped about this investigation. meanwhile, here in austin today, a heightened sense of concern over security among the judicial community. tt and savannah, bacacto you. >> you can imagine a lot of frayed nerves there, janet. thank you. take a look at the sce in misssippi where cars were swallowed in an ihop parking lot. 600 feet long before the ground opened up. witnesses say they heard several loud booms and the power was knocked out. >> thankfully nobody was injured. engineers will be e scene causing the collapse and the ihop had just opened lasasweek. well, it is day four of al's record-setting rokerthon 2 marathon of the -- what we'll call a monster monday. al has a very long day ahead of him.
we've got so many people who have come here and how are w w going to get the 13 states in n one day on monster monday. i'll show you atateast at start. we get a head start because cocoers. utah, colorado, new mexico, the four corners, and we're going to show you what we've brought together. it's going to be huge! but in the meantime, let's show you what else is going on today. we've got a big storm that's getting itself together. it's going to be bringing rain up out of the gulf along the southeastern atlantic coast and pushing g towards the northeast during the day today. look for flash flood watches and flash flood warninin from florida all the way to the carolinas for r flooding threat. we're going to watch this system push on up. coastal low develops, flash flooding possible, and airport delays from washington all the way on up into new york, anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain, possibly by up to 5 inches by virginia. we're going to get to your local
30 seconds. monster monday! and having dreams delivered to your door. for some of us, that's all in a day's work. shop the way you live. love the way you shop. and experience more wonder every day. walmart. hopefully you were le to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wednesday. that is also when some rain and possibly a few thunderstorms will move through the region and could even mix in a couple wet snowflakes too. the rest of the week will bring highs near 50, lows near 30 and sunshine.
monster monday! >> that's your latest weather. guys, coming up, we're going to give you a recap of how we've gotten here coming up in the next half hour. >> just checked off four states just like that. >> in seconds. >> that's cool. >> well done, bud. >> we're going to see you in a little while. just ahead, controversy on a major college campus. schools demanding the school's president be fired. members of the football team on strike, refusing to play or practice until that happens. we're there live. and a dangerous trend. people taking photos on active train tracks. would you be able to hear a train coming before it's too late? we've got an eye-opening "rossen
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ththbeth shalom synagague drew a packed house f f its annual latke papay. the fefet on sunday featurededhe always- popular potato latkes and something new this year: traditional matzah ball soup. congregation members worked togther to make thousands of matzah balls for the meal. the annual celebration has special meaning to peter boe. he is a holocaust survivor and pastor at st. paul lutheran church of le mars. he was evacuated from latvia to germany when he was 5 years old and to america when he was 11.
37:30 now. it's it's monday morning, the 9th day of november, 2015. day four of rokerthon 2. we told you al would take america by storm and here is the proof, auge crowd has turned out to celebrate with al at the four corners. say what you will. we are efficient. we're hitting four states in two seconds. >> al has promised all those people a ride on his snazzy jet. >> exactly.
>> we're going to talk about that inn a little while. nowere are some stories making headlines this morning. the pentagon is now investigating reports of a deadly attack at a training facility in jordan. a gunman apparently openefire, killing at least three people, including two american soldiers. >> president obama and israeli prime minister netanyahu are trying to put their public clash over the iran nuclear deal behind them. they're meeting at the white house later today. this is their first face-to-face in more than a year. engineers are being brought in to figure out what causeded large section of an ihih parking lot in mississippi t tcollapse over the weekend, swallowing 15 cars. no injuries were reported. we want to begin this half hour with a campus controversy that's making headlines all across the country. the university of missouri's governing board is holding an emergency meeting this morning to address growing calls for the school's president to resign. a group of students, including dozens of football players, are upset at the way racially charged incidents are being handled on campus, and those players say they won't play
again until the president is gone. nbc's jacob rascon has that story. jacob, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. it startrt with a small group p students who wanted their president to listen to their concerns, and now everyone from the football team to dozens of faculty to lawmakers from both parties say president tim wolf has to go. >> first down and more, there it is! >> reporter: while the mizzou tigers lost this weekend, they are fighting a much larger battle off the field. the team standing with many of their fellow students, faculty, even lawmakers from both parties, demanding university president tim wolfe resign or be fired. the tigers' head coach tweeting this photo of the team and coaching staff with the caption "we are united. we are behind our players." a tipping point in a movement vowing to protest, walk out, and
in one student's case, not eat until wolf is gone. the anger stems from alleged acts of racism on campus in recent months and what many say is wolf's woeful i idequate response. black students, , cluding the student body president, say they have faced repeated shouts of the "n" word, and last month a swastika smeared in human feces on a dorm building wall. when the group concerned student 1950 named aer the year black students were first admitted to the university called on the president for action, they say he appeared apathetic. >> what do you think. >> reporter: and another confrontation over the weekend. >> it's because you don't believe that you have the equal opportunity for success. >> you don't believe you have the opportunititfor equal opportunity. >> reporter: my apology is long overdue, president wolf wrote.
but that was not my intention. he said the only change planned is a previously planned diversity strategy set to begin next april. >> we're tired of statements. we're tired of, you know, the p.r. teams writing on behalf of our leaders. we want real change. >> reporter: graduatatstudent jonathan butler's response is the most dramatic. now in his eighth day without food, an individuauaand a university seemingly at t eir breaking poioi. many s sdents and faculty have organinid a walkout beginning later this morning. that emergency meeting with the board of curators begins at 10:00 a.m., and the next missouri football game is on sarday. if there's no resolution by then and the football team backs out, the university could lose $1 million. guys, back to you. >> all right. that's a big story, jacob ras cone. pretty extraordinary. jacob, thank y y very much. >> let's'sheck in with al once again taking america by storm with rokerthon 2. hey, al.
>> rokerthon on "today" is powered by netjets. travel without compromise with the worldwide leader in private aviation. >> hey, guys. so we're now in utah officially. i love it. and so we've got members of the youth nation here. we've got the byu acapella group. this is really exciting stuff. let's get to -- it's freezing out here. it's about 28 degrees. let's give you your utah forerest and show you what we've okay. so we fly the rokerthon jet into look at th. high. the four corners 62. vernon 50 and salt lake city will see a temperature of 57 degrees for a high. we're also looking at unsettled weather in the west. we're going to be watching a big storm system coming in. it's already brought a foot of snow into parts of california. this is going to bring heavy mountain snows from the sierras
into the rockies and some strong tomorrows possible tuesday night, hail, damaging winds, can't rule out an isolated tornado. and as we move on into wednesday, look at this. we've got an enhanced risk of tornados from missouri to western indiana.hopefully you were able to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wednesday. that is also when some rain and possibly a few thunderstorms will move through the region and could even mix in couple wet snowflakk too. the ressof the week will bring highs neaa 50, lows near 30 0 nd sunshinee see ggphics. >> >> okay. so we've officially done the forecast for utah, so we're going to plant the rokerthon
flag and give it to these young men. there you go, guys. thank you so much. and we started off on friday in hawaii. start we were in alaska and yesterday we started to rock 'n' roll, baby. we've got a big, big crowd here. >> day three of rokerthon began at:30 a.m. pacific time with an energetic crowd at spokane falls. then it was across the border to wind swept city beach in cord lane, idaho and on to montana where things got a little dicy. hey, hey, hey. coming down over the pass one thing we didn't prepare for happened. hopefully we'll get our tire fix. a flat tire 80 miles from our next stop in mize [ laughter ] couldn't stop rokerthon. we tried to save our tie, our schedule and our dignity. >> yeah, it's leaking. >> reporter: tire was a a goner, butthe o oers of schober's garage in st. reasonableies saved the day. finally got to missoula and it
was still surf's up. water temperature 40 degrees. wow. just outside of missoula we met up with our secret weapon, air rokerthon and the netjets team. powered by netjets, rokerthon taking america by storm. then we jumped west to portland, oregon and the chinese garden. >> welcome you to the city of poured land. >> reporter: and a sewing but warm greeting. what's your name in. >> delaney. >> i love that name. los angeles dropping back to -- running behind. hungry in sacramento. mr. ker, can you do an interview. >> another surprise. >> nat mo, a little in@and out burger. does it get any better? as sun was binning to set, weather changed our plans. we were supposed to go to lake tahoe. there was a snow squall and we couldn't get there. had to divert, now in reno, nevada. got to wyoming we were late and tired. but energized by a huge crowd.
roker! >> that nobody sawcocong. we've g g a goat. >> roker! roker! roker! >> it isn't rokerthon unless there's a goat, guys. we had a heck of a day yesterday, and we've got 13 monster monday. get ready. we're coming to you. >> al, i notice you're kind of dragging this monday. >> where is your energy? >> we've got a goat. got another goat! >> you're going to have to start explaining that. >> yes. well, we had -- in our commercialal we've got a goat in the commercial. >> right. >> so every placece we've had a goat, and i know there were questions about the plumber's crack when we were trying -- when we were trying to change the tire, it belongs to matt greenefield, one of our producers. >> oh, no. >> i could have gone all of
>> won't go the rest his life without us mentioning it now over and over. >> thank you, al. >> show it again. >> oh, my gosh. >> all right, al. comingngp, we've got "pop start." coming. does the newest "star w ws" teaser reveal a big secret about one of our favorite characters? >> we'll find out. and up next on "rossen reports" a new danger on the tracks. >> hi, good morning. jeff rossen. the newer trend of people taking selfies even professional photographs on the train tracks. so far this year hundreds of people even killed from hanging out here so do you think you'd be able to hear a big train coming and jump out of way before it hits you? wait until you see this new
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well, just minutes aftft the story airir i was bombarded by e-mails, tweets and facebook messages telling me how dangerous it is, how could i, people die this way. to be honest. i never thought about it. always thought that i would see a train coming. i mean, it is a train after all, but, still, i looked into it and boy was i wrong. this morning a game-changer for you and for me. you're watching an emergency in progress. they are recording on the tracks and suddenly notice a train. they run for safety, but it's too late.. this woman is killed. just weeksks ago 16-year-old john was hit and killed, taking these photos with his girlfriend for a school project. >> was too late before they realized the train was coming. >> but this may be the most haunting photo of all. two sisters and their best friend taking selfies on the tracks.
that train in the background speeding toward them. just three seconds later all the girls were hit and killed. >> this is absolutelyy a preventable phenomenon and loss. my girls did not have to lose their life. >> reporter: it's one of the latest trends in photography. people taking selfies, wedding photos, even graduation pictures on active tracks. the photos posted all over social media and what most don't know it's illegal and dangerous. this year alone 291 injured, another 343 killed, trespassing on the tracks. now safety experts are sounding off. >> trains are very loud so people think they are very loud and the truth is they arar relatively quiet.t. if an engineer sees someone onn the tracks, even if they apply an emergency brake it takes a mile or more for them to stop. >> reporter: so do you think you
csx railroad giving us special access to the tracks. in fact, there are csx workers just off camera here to keep us safe. there's actually a freight train on its way coming down the track all the way in the distance. i'm not sure if you can see the headlines or not. i'm going to stand here with my back to the train not paying attention like so much do when we're on the tracks taking selfies. we'll see how close this train gets before i actually hear it. would i have t te to jump out of the way. okay.. here c ces thetrain. i don't hear anything at all. it's getting closer and closer and still not a peep. i hear it right now and here it is, look at, that basically right on top of me. they are pretty quiet for as big as they are. boy, that is an amazing example to prove that you just don't have time to jump out of the way.
camera is just inches f fm the track. yoyo can't hear a thing and keep listening. only when it's right on top of our camera do you hear it. >> and this train is only going 25 miles per hour6 some trains get up to 70, 80, even 90. >> the bottom line as you've seen here today you're not necessarily going to see or hear the train coming miles away. stay off the tracks. it's illegal. it's dangerous and it's deadly. >> reporter: was shocked when i was standing there and doing it. it's an important lesson for us all. train engineers say they see this all the time. they don't know what to do because they can't stop in time. officials say put it this way. you wouldn't stand in the middle of a highway and take a oto. don't do it on t t train tracks. >> no room foror error. i'm really surprised at that. interesting, jeff. >> i w surprised and all the energy and noise is in the back of the train, not the front. >> makes sense. >> thank you, jeff. coming up, the fun times, the feuds, the vacations, what your
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>> on a chilly morning here in the northeast. >> it is awesome. great to have have everybody. starting to feel a little bit like winter out here. al's rokerthon 2 adventure is in full swing. he began his day at the four-corner stop in the southwest. al, good morning again. >> good morning, guys. the four corners, you see it on the map where four states intersect so right now i'm al row, reporting from utah where it's 31 degrees. i'm al roker reporting from colorado w wre it's 31degrgrs. m al roker reporting f fm new mexico where it's 31 degrees, and i'm al roker reporting from arizona where it's 31 degrees. yeah! four states. monster monday. boom! >> al, which is more invigorating and thrilling, what
you just did or this moment from 2007 during the ends of the earth show? >> that's when you were in the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere within two seconds of each other. >> i know. it was -- i mean, that was -- i was changing -- actctlly changing seasons, andnd here i'm -- i'm going from state to state. it's totally different and both exhilarating. i cannot tell you how much i'm tingling right now. >> we are, too. >> if you slow it down can be in all four states at the same time. >> you don't want to s that. >> we've already seen enough of that acle today on your weathercast. thanks, al. we'll get your forecast coming up. first tamron is in for natalie this morning who is on assignment and hats top stories of the day. tamron. good morning, everyone. we fin with breaking news from the middle east. a spokesman for jordan's government says two americans and a south african have been killed during an attack at a police training center outside the capitalf amman.n.
americans and other foreign personnel at the facility train iraqi police officers. police say the gunman was a member of the jordanian police force. he was either killed by return fire or took his own life. a funeral is being held today for a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed during a police chase in louisiana. the officer is accused of shooting him are due in court on murder charges. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in marksville, louisiana. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: tamron, good morning, and the two officers are expected here in court later this morning for aail heheing. bobo camera footage from thth incident has not been released publicly, but state police investators are calling it extremely disturbing. this morning friends and family are preparing to lay 6-year-old jeremy madres to rest. mourners gathered late sunday in hattiesburg, mississippi, to pair their respect. >> can see angels just the way he would glance off into nowhere
and start laughing and giggling. >> reporter: he and his father had kristian recently moved to louisiana. on tuesday night he was buckled into the front seat of his father's suv when he was shot five times and killed. his dad remains hospitalilid in nbc news has learned f fm witnesses head an argument with his girlfriend outside this bar leading someone to call 911 though it's still not clear why the officers opened fire. two of the officers involved in the incident derrick stafford and norris greenhouse, jr., now face charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. they have not cooperated with investigators. they haven't talked to you yet? >> those two have not, but we'll have that conversation at some point. i believe we will, and if not, then they will have it in court. >> reporter: stafford worked full time for the marksville police department, but that night was working a side job for the city marshal's office. greenhouse was a part-time officer and a deputy officer for
a nearby city. the primary role of the officers was to serve arrest warrants. >> we do know there were no arrest warrants. >> reporter: in a written statement, louisiana law empowered his officers to write tickets and preserve the peace. greenhouse is also the son of a local prosecutor whose office has recused itself from the case. greenhouse and stafford are both named in at least one pending civil lawsuit involving excessive force, and in court documents they argue the subject was resisting arrest. tamron. >> all right. gabe, thankou v vy much. with the next primetime debate one day away, leading republican candidates are confronting tough questions about their past. ben carson is dismissing claims he lied about getting a scholarship to west point and fabricated stories about his youth the. heoints to the $3.5 million he's raised in just one week as evidence that he's still running strong. and marco rubio is trying to put to rest questions about his finances releasing two more years of credit card statements
from his time as a florida legislator. and you would expect a certain amount of action when you go diving in a shark cave, if you're brave enough but the darerevil who captured this deo off of south africa said heheever expected to g g so closee to the razor sharp teeth. swear words deleted out. this shark lunged at a piece of bait putting its snout into the cave and this was part of the diver's honeymoon trip. nothing says i love you like getting eaten. >> that had to hurt that shark. that's a hard cage. i'm all for the newlywed couple also. >> taking an unexpected angle there. >> we both paused. >> like oh, okay. >> tamron, thank you. now to some n n questions tied to a massive sextiti scandal at a high school out in colorado. >> a lot of p pple asking howow did this go on for so long? this morning a possible answer, and thisould be hidden on your kid's phone. nbc's kristen dahlgren is here to explain. >> reporter: i don't know but
guys, but i'm like a lot of people i had never heard of the ghost or vault apps before this but i bet after seeing this story a lot patients will be checking their kids' phone. with at least 100 students at colorado's canyon high school were accused of trading nude and explicit photos like baseball cards. >> it got to the point of maybe a little bit of a contest to see who could collect the most. >> reporter: many wondered how so many parents couldn't have known. the answer may l l behind this calculator. >> i did a search for hidden apps and it brought up this calculator app. >> reporter: it works like any other calculator until you put in your secret code, revealing hiddenpictures. >> ghost ap, hidden apps, they are everywhere ant kids know about them. don't. >> the apps are specifically designed to hide things from parent, educators and grown-ups. >> reporter: in 12 a mac afee teen behavior internet study found over 70% of teams have hidden online activity from
their parents. >> this one father in particular, he wept so hard and thought he was a failure bececse he just could not believe his 12-year-old d dghter would be sending out inappropriate naked pictures of herself. >> reporter: it's not just colorado. last week there were sexting scandals in pennsylvania, ohio and tennessee. >> there isn't a school in the united states pbably at this point that hasn't had at some point dealt with the issue of sexting. >> reporter: so what can parents do? experts say check out any any apps, especially those that have accessed the phone's camera. look for redundancy like two calculateors on the phone or use parental controls so you have control over w wt's downloaded. but perhaps m me than anything start a conversation. >> the big mesesge here f f kids, if you think something may disappear online but it doesn't. it's permanent, and it can come back to haunt you. >> obviously talking is key. it's going to be hard for us to stay ahead of technology, but if your kids understand the
consequences it may make a difference. in colorado there could be huge ralphiecations. those teens could face child pornography charges which would mean, guys, that they would be registered sex offenders for the rest of their lives. >> hugely eye-opening to think that there are apps to think it might look like the calculator app and something inokaynous or something like this. . >> my karen are stataing to dislike this shoho because youou go home eveve day and say let me see e ur phone. lear something new every day. it's unbelievable. coming up a new trailer for the new "star wars" movie and what it may reveal about a popular character. and did princess diana's former lover try to sell the letters she wrote to him? >> dylan.
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starbucks of declaring a war on christmas. the #merrychristmas hash tag. scar bucks says the blake canvasses allow the customers to add in their own design. >> when i'm looking for coffee, it could have pictures of me nakeke on itit i just need a cup of coffee. >> what do you any? >> i never would have assumed. >> red and green and associate it with holidays. >> holidays. >> i guess the snow flakes and stuff were kind of just generic. not like they are using religious symbols and aren't. >> we're just throwing it in the trash anyway. >> hopefully you're recycling. >> that's a whole other conversation. >> reasonable for valentine's day if it works. >> exactly. what do you remember most about your parents? "time" magazine compiled a list of the things your children will always remember about you. let't' take a l lk at some of them onnhe list. the times you made them feell
safe, when you gave them your undivided attention. your wds of praise and criticism. the way you interacted with your spouse and your family traditions. what do you think about that? >> i think it's nice, really nice. >> such a sweet list. >> what else would you add to the list? other things you think your kids will remember about you. >> i feel like whenever your parents surprise you, do something out the. routine. i remember coming home one day and my dad saying let's go fly a kite, just me and you, and it was so unexpected and i always remember that. >> a bad habit, a parent has a like that? >> i don't remember that but remember family road tripsps and my dad alwayay getting lostt f fm the typicic dad froro"holiday vacation" and thinking about us in the caravan riding about the united states. >> my mom always said take the foot off the gas going into the turn and accelerate at the top of the turn. >> that's something you'll always remember? around. >> nice. >> what about a smell, not about my mom or my dad as much but my grandmother used to wear a
certain kind of perfume, and if i'm on the street and i smell one go by with it i'm like hello, grandma, how are you. >> my grandpa with the cigars rolling up the windows, i remember that. by the way, a photo people are sharing a lot of this morning. this is a farmer that sweeted she lostt h hdreds of sheep, where are they? well, look closelel there are about 550 of them in that picture. can you see? >> they are wearing the white and gold dress. apparently the sheep. they blend into this field. this is in canada. >> okay. >> and now you can see they are everywhere. >> because we were expecting, looking for white. >> there you go. >> and the goat, did you see the goat in the there, too? >> there's al roker. the farmer says she drove right past them the first time and didn't know where did my sheep go? >> been the hear the baaaa. had to roll down the windows. >> staying in the present, because if you're driving you would never notice anything like that. cool. >> t t unlikely duoaving the
new "star warar t tilers sending fans into overdrive. dylan, "pop start." >> hollywood saved from another miserable weekend by an unlikely dream team, jom and charlie brown. "spectre" topped $76 million and charlie brown officially joined the second place at the kids table scoring $45 million and "the martian" finished third with just over $9 mimiion. lindsey von, the olympic skier, is recovering after breakinggp a fight. the culprit, her twowo dogs. the cause, a frisbee and she is doing just fine and instagrammed this photo from her hospital bed over the weekend. ended up getting stitches in her rights thumb and volk joked this was the blade of a jimmy fallon halloween costume and she's okay sunday way back on the slopes. >> spent too much time on
>> takes a lot to knock lindsey vonn down. >> nothing will stop her. and finally "star wars." fans on sunday were treated to a new trailer anansome fans are speculating the movieie revealele a big secret about han solo. >> i've lived long enough to see the same eyes in different people. i see your eyes. i know your eyes. >> so speculation here is that harrison ford's han solo is the father of ray, the young female avenger. >> seems like it. >> it wasn't sounds like, wasn't at all, but those are a few little clips because everybody is waiting for sight of luke sims-walkerrnd in the late trailer still hasn'tt been seeee yet and everybody wants to know what the deaea is. >> with all the clips we'll piece togetherr movie in a second. >> i'm such a "star wars" dork.
i get the chills watching this. >> you're excited. >> i'm really excited. >> dinnial, thank you. >> let's get a check of the forecast from al as he checks up another state on rokerthon 2. >> that's right, guys. it is 25 degrees now. just before sunrise. it's dropped a few degrees, so here we go. let's take a look and show you what's happening in new mexico today as we show you on our brand new ipad pro. look at that bad boy. so, we start off in albuquerque and going to be 62 and 3939or a low n.santa a 57. 31 for a low. carlsbad 76 and 43 for the low, and the four corners, getting up to 62 degrees today with a low of 33 degrees. all right. we are going to try something that has never been done before. we are going to do "america the beautiful" across four states with four bands. we're starting it off with the
byu band. hit it. oh, beautiful for spacious skies >> and then the kent state revival from colorado. cities. >> and from the navajo nation in new mexico. above the fruited plains >> and the marching band from arizona. america, america, god shed his grace on thee and crowned thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea >> there you have it. ! this is a great country, ladies and gentlemen. youwn the rokerthon flag.
here's whopefully you were able to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wednesday. that is also when some rain and possibly a few thunderstorms will move through the region and could even mix in a couple wet snowflakes too. the rest of the week will bring highs near 50, lows near 30 and sunshine. see graphics. >> >> and that's your latest weather, guys. >> all right, al. thank you so much. there is a new controversy this morning involving the royal family. >> that's right. it's tied to a series of love letters written by princess diana. nbc's keir simmons has that story. keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning, guys. james huitt wanted $100,000 or more to secretly sell handwritten notes that princess diana would never have wanted to be made public. coming up, we're going to show you only those letters and cards that have already been
published, but we have seen many more, and theyy will jeel just how in love princess diana was with huitt even while still married to prince charles. call it a royalal betrayal. after news that princess diana's former lover james huitt was reportedly trying to sell letters thee she wrote to him, even valentine's cards, flirtatious and very private. diana signs one kissy kissy and another one written in march 1988 says you have just left, and it all seems very empty here to me, and that includes one bottle of champagne, too. thinking of you, the mess am on a card with a picture of a teddy bear. the notes first published by "the mail" online was sent to a friend of james huitt e-mailing him andurther to our telephone converertion i have discucued the position witit james this morning. he says i'm sending you a total of 45 items, 9 cards are signed and 27 are not sign the. he says huitt got cold foot and withdrew from the sale.
diana reportedly lasted five years, beginning after the birth of prince harry, huitt has said, but the letters even include a note from william and harry. the two boys spent a lot of time with huitt while his mother was his lover and this morning adult princes likely feeling let down by a man who was once so close to diana and to them. and huitt was approached first and contacted a lawyer for william and harry and those boys will feel so let down this >> yeah. i can only think of saying ick that that would happen. betrayal. >> thank you over to dylan in the original room. >> we're into our no shave campaign where we raise awareness for men's health and the scruff is coming in pretty nicely. viewers are sending in their progress using the the #noshavetoday, and now there's some heavyweight competition entering the frame. check this out.
don't forget people in developing countries around the world will be able to have clean, safe drinking water thanks to the efforts of dozens of volunteers at united methodist church in le mars, iowa. they spent the weekend assembling units that purify water. "safe water international ministries" was founded by greg stout 15 years ago after a mission trip where he saw how unsafe drinking water was in many countries. volunteers say they feel that they're doing some good in the world and touching other's lives from a distance. here's meterologist ben dorenbach.
have more of it today combined with steady south winds which will help highs reach the 60s. it'll be nearly identical tomorrow before some rain and storms move back in on wednesday that could perhaps mix with a few wet snowflakes later wednesday. the rest of the week will bring highs near 50, lows near 30 and sunshine. see graphics. >> . >> law enforcement officers and
christmas tree. very soon the lights will go on it. all five miles of l.e.d. lights, i might add, and by the way we have the honor of the hosting the like thing ceremony on deese 2nd. so hope you tune in. >> always fun and chilly. savannah sits inside and drinks wine while we do all the work. >> and eat sushi. >> coming up we'll talk to james radcliffe and james mcavoy about their new movie, but, first, daniel, there's a woman with a sign that he is her birthday and you're here hero. >> isn't that nice. >> that is so sweet. >> that's a good birthday. >> that's amazing. >> anybody else. >> selfies. >> we always love it when daniel is here. by the way, we've got some exciting news. we are launching today's food club, some weekly newsletters and recipes and special offers and more. it will be the place to get the late and tastiest on all things food. >> and folks are signing up now
on the plaza. they are each getting one of these "today" food club spatulas courtesy of get it right. there they are. nine now for a chance to win a trip it the table at studio 1a and the ultimate giveaway from our friends. >> really cool. >> for more go to today.com/foodclub, and we'll set operate the launch in a moment with a peanut butter sauce. >> what's at? >> i thought you were excited by the brown peanut butter pie.e. >> something to do with ohio state. >> but first al is well into day four at rokerthon 2 spending time at four corners and right now he's riding into colorado in style. >> that's right. i'm telling you. this is rodney and what's the name of your ranch in. >> canyon trio ranch? >> what kind of horses are these in.
>> hurcherons. >> it is beautiful. >> the sun is coming up and it's a spectacular morning. let's show you what's happening as far as colorado. come on in here, big boy. ray, come on in so i can show you the colorado weather. here we go. flying in right now in theour rners. drdre 62 getting down t t 33 degrees. 49 i aspen. a high of 54 in herm is a. pueblo, colorado 69 and a hey today of 62 in pueblo, and i give you, sir, a rokerthon flag for you to wave proudly at your ranch. that's what's going on arohopefully you were able to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wednesday. that is also hen some rain and p pssibly a few thundersrsorms will move through the reggon and could even mi in a coupll wet snowflakes too. t rest of the
week will bring highs near 50, lows near 30 and sunshine. see graphics. >> >> that's your latest weather. let's ride off into the sunrise. here we go. got to see y'all later. yeah! yeah! >> what a pretty shot. all right, al. way to leave in style. we are here this morning with daniel radcliffe and james mmcavoy, storere of the new movie "victor frankenstein," a thrilling twist on the legendry story this time told from the perspective of dr. frankenstein's apprentice igor. ta a look. >> we can still get out of this, victor, but you must stop this experiment. >> he has sent. >> you don't b ridiculous. he'll stop at nothing, and the you don't know what he's capable of. >> i don't care. >> what?
i'll turn the tide of human existens here tonight and this world which has spurned me will forever remember my name. >> daniel and james, good mornrng. >> good morning. >> now we can solve the ntroversy once andndor all. it's f fnkenstein or frankenstein? >> frankenstein. >> very much frankenstein. >> exactly. >>nd haven't you always wondered what about igor? >> i hope so. >> let me get a little bit of a back story. >> what about igor? >> yeah. i mean, igor, this is the twist that's in this as we're telling it more from his her spective and somebody who really lives this abject life and dr. frankenstein saves me from him and takes me into his world of, you know, bodies and science and all that crazy frankenstein stuff. >> looking really weird. >> exactly. >> and it's a reaea disgusting stuff happepe in this movie. >> yeah, the leftly discutting grossout star.
which exactly what frankenstein is it's going to get messy, isn't it? >> and there was the whole matter of curing igor of his hunchback. didn't look pleasan@. >> involved of lots of pus in my mouth. >> i shouldn't have asked. >> james get rid of my hunch bark in the most gross and loving kind. >> why i end up with pus in my mouth. >> w w i have to see it the first tuesday of every month and it will honestly make a lot of sense. >> what's fun about this movie. there's some gross gory kind of horror movie stuff, if that's what you want. >> yeah. >> but you guys have a really fun relationship. kind of a bromance the whole igor and frankenstein thing. >> him and i are similar and like to get funny when we can. nine times out of ten it's not that funny. one time you get something fun
and it's nice if you can make others laugh unexpectedly when they thought you were coming to be thrilled or chilled, and we do that, and it's an adventure as much ass a scary store. >> james you're like thehe energizer bunny in this role. >> yeah, well, he's mad. the original mad scientist. shelley wrote a guy who created that role and went for that energy and satisfied what to expect from the crazy doctor and give them something else as well. >> igor has time to shine and igor wasn't even in the original book. >> this is my time to shine. eagle wasn't in the book. he's anothth character that appears in thth film and some people have notions about what to think igor is. >> a long way from the mel
>> i'm definitely not as good as him. >> he's like i'm going to rerace him and going to mail this -- >> and he also said it's igor's time to shine. >> as i was putting on sparkly makeup. >> i think the people can see why the movie is so much fun. thank you so much. >> thank you. >>"v"vtor frankenstein" hits theaters november 25t
eaters alike, a home where you can stay connected w wh aeekly newswstter and share your favoritete recipes and meals. the "today" food clubub an onli forum created with you in mind. content driven by your questions and answered by other members alongside chefs and "today's" food experts. simplify cooking and shopping with our five-day meal and inguideient planner, interact with game planners and have a chance to enter sweepstakes and offers. you can end up on "today" cooking alongside natalie and al. foodies, get inspired and take a seat at our table. going to be a lot of fun. to sign up head to today.com/foodclub. brandy maloy is h he to celebrate the lunch. dessert recipe way outside things giving but fwoot to see you. >> this is something very different.
part-time people get tired of a pumpkin pie and we're minnesota viking as a peanut butter pie. >> weeed something for our eggs, brownies, chocolate, flour, vanilla paste and for our frosting just cheam cheese, peanut butter cups, powdered sugar and a little bit of heavy cream. >> what do we make the fifit? >> firste makee the broroie bottom. here i have chocolate and m mted butttt, put this into the microwave for 90 seconds. you if will add the sugar i'll add the yegs. >> yes? and we are using vanilla extract. as long as it's pure vanilla extraffic. you get the vanilla bean which i think is lovely and delicious. we'll get to mixed until it's nice and smooth. >> just reaching for some of the cracked oreos here. >> that's what i love about this recipes because can you put
add-ins in it. let me add this flour and what makes this brownie bottom tie so good is we'll incorporate chocolate sandwich cookies, but you can really add whatever you want into the brownie batter. >> now. >> yeah. put that in there. but anything that you like in your brownies, nuts, peanut butter cookies, a little bit of salt from pretzels or even chocolate, i mean, you can really be creative because this is all about decadence. >> you'll pop that into a buttered pan. >> right. so i have my brownie patter and we'll put it into an oven that's been prehe hadding 350 degrees for five m mutes or until the center is nice and fudgy. >t will come out looking like that but we've got to make our finish. >> make the filling. in the mixer i add cream cheese and peanut butter and make sure that the peanut butter is room temperature. >> blends easier. >> makes everything nice and
smooth and we'll slowly incorporate the powdered sugar and the reason you want to slowly incorporate that is so that it's nice and smooth and luscious and silky. >> this is a heart attack waiting to happen. matt, go ahead and grab the brownie bottom. >> i'll slowly whisk in the whipped toning. >> folol this in. >> wipe cream into the peanut butter mixture. >> keep folding and give it a mix and all of this is going right on top. this is a lot. >> and once you put this on top of the brownie you are going to garnish it with -- >> with peanut butter cups. i mean, look. so here's the thing. take a look at this. >> i know. >> i know you're laughing, but honestly, this is the dessert that makes everyone go wild because check it out. you've got that fungy y fudgy chocolate i brownie bottom and the silky smooth peanut butter filling. >t's delicious. it's reallll good. brandy, thankyou. >> you love it.
>> and you have peanut butter mouth where you can't talk and it's so good. i'm going to try. for all of our ultimate thanksgiving recipes head to toy.com/food and, again, you're right. don't forget to sign up for the new "today" food club while you're there. up next, a live performance from british sensation james bay, but first this is "today" on nbc. the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began --
fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
break out star james bay took the uk by star with his disability album "chaos and the calm." the biggest album release of the year there. now, he has set his sights on the u.s. with a headlining tour kicking off in philadelphia on friday and james bay is with us by now. good morning. good to see you. >> good to be here. thanks for having me. >> looking at your tour dates starting in filly. >> yes. >> and you really are hitting a
lot of places in america. this really isn't the coast. going to try too see the whole coast. for as many plalas you p p on a tour. going to a lot of great places. there's always more which is the great thing and exciting thing about coming to america and touring here so, yeah. there's a lot of places -- i haven't sort of played in or played a headline show in yet so i'm really excited. >> you're going to my hometown of tucson, arizona, which i noticed and appreciated. among your fans keith richard and ronny woods of the rolling stone. that's got to be a pinch yourself thing. >> big time. when i first sort of ran into those guys and we met, it was like an awards thing a while back, and, i mean, i reallllhad to h hd it together, and just put a picicre up there ofof you ow, after there, le just a couple of weeks after i was chatting with ronny and it kind fell out of my mouth would you like to join us on stage at some point and he was into it and he did, and he came up on stage. again, i really had to sort of live in the moment and not think too much about it because it was
a dream thing. >> you had to hard work. >> the song you're about to sing for us for let it go. you're brave in the era of "frozen" to have a song called "let it go." >> i went like it. the movie came out and, i don't know, i -- i had let it go. >> james, go ahead and play for us. thank you. >> thank you. from walking home and talking loads to seeing shows in evening clothes with you from nervous touch and getting drunk to staying up and waking up wiwi you but now we're sleeping at the
holding somhing we don't need all this delusion in our heads is gonna bring us to our knees so come on let it go just let it be why don't you be you and i'll be me everything's that's broke leave it to the breeze why don't you be you and i'll be me and i'll be me from throwing clothes across the floor to teeth around claws and
if this is all we're living for why are we doing it, doing it, doing it anymore i usedoecognize myself it's funny how reflections change y when we ear becomin something else i think it's time to walk away so come on let it go just let it be why don't you be you and i'll be me everything that's broke leave it to the breeze why don't you be you and i'll be me
and i'll be me trying to push put your hand inside of mine when we know it just don't belong there's no force on earth could make you right, no who trying to push this problem under the hill when it's just too heavy to hold i think now's the timeo let itit slidede o comenet it go just let it be why don't ywu be you and i'll be me everything that's broke leave it to the breeze why don't you be you
and i'll be me james baba headingut on tour i i the u.s. ank you so much. coming up next, local media donny deutsch about adding to his resume. but, first, this is "today" on nbc. thank you. thank you. if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing enough power for over a million homes, reducingngur dependence ononoreign oil and supporting six thousand jobs. i'm tom steyer. with bold leadership and an endless supply of wind and sun, we can do that across america. the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030.
john cena is out and will help out in our next hour. >> hello. >> also joined by ad exec, best selling author and tv personality donny deutsch out with a new usa network show loosely b!sed on his real life called "donny." donny, good morning. >> how you doing, bud. >> you're an egmaniacal womanizer. i don't have a question here. >> that's the character you played, donny exclamation point. >> i pay a hyper idiotic version of myself which is not much of a stretch, as we know, and i play a talk show host like a dr. phil who on the show i give advice anddff the show i'm doingng a hypocrite idiot doing all the ththgs i tell people not to do and surrounded by powerful women and i'm butt of the joke and women always rule which is the way it is in real life. >> when does t action come in. >> look, you guys have met a lot of people, have sat on this couch and wonderful on the air. >> you're shirtless. >> whoa! >> no frontal nudity.
>> that's a lot of skin, donny. >> well, you know, it's stuff. it's very, very, very, very funny. >> so period because i looked at that thing and i thought it was john cena there naked for a while. my god, he's ripped, this guy. >> not funny. i'm the buffoon on thehow which as i say i didn't have to work very hard for. >> you going to keep him around? >> i'm going to make my wwe -- >> what prompted you to be the butt of a joke? that's a bold move. >> you know, it's just funny. that's what life is about. we can make fun of ourselves. that's what it's all about. you know, why not. >> yeah. >> good luck with it, and he writes it. very talented.
10:30, 9:30 central onlaw enforcement officers and ergency personnel frfr dakota county are t tated to a al. the south sioux city knighgh of columbus p on a free dinner saturday for the agencies. organizers say it's a way to thank them for their service. it's also a chance for veteran members to bond and share stories with younger members. the dinner was made possible through donations from dakota county businesses. the beth shalom synagague drew a packed house for its annual latke party. the feast on sunday featured the always- popular potato latkes and something new this year: traditional matzah ball soup. congregation members worked togther to make thousands of matzah balls for the meal.
this morning on "today's take," antonio banderas brings real life drama to the big screen inin "thehe 33." and the then we superstaa john cena pulls his weight again as our special co-host and emmy and grammy winner cynthia nixon is here. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbcnous, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist
and tamron ham live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on monday morning, november 9, 2015 and as you look at the beautiful christmas tree lit up here in rockefeller center in a couple of wwbe. nice job out on the laza. i'm willie anddamron and wwe superstar, our good buddy john cena is here. >> love it because you're here and not just because of the great music you pick. >> "the happy song" otis redding. doesn't sing a bad song. >> you should deejay in addition to every else. >> i do an occasional wedding. >> do you really? >> oh, yeah, yeah. >> that would be amazing. i might get married. >> cena is up there. >> andnd i did tee john and willie in the break and i watched "trainwreck" again this weekend. >> and you are still asking where are his clothes? >> and i'm blushing a little bit.
>> you're blushing. >> and i love your friend. she's amazing. >> i'm the one wearing a towel. >> yes, i know and when i realize you were coming it's like i have to face him since seeing that scene. >> it's awkward. >> but it's acting. >> natalie is out on assignment and al at rokerthon 2 trying to set a new world record with weathercasts in all 50 states one week. so far so good. looks so good in the hat. >> the beard and the hat match this year, like the coloring. >> oh, my gosh. >> yes. completely by accident. completely by lyly by accident. >> it's cute. >> had a lot of stuff going on. people think this one is a slam dunk but it's not. yesterday, we were driving to montana from -- from curr lane,
t was sunday andt was sunday and trying to pump the air in and had the f in a can. that didn't work. finally we@found a garage and we were able to actually get that in so that worked out pretty well. you can see the tire pressure and we were also supposed to fly into lake tahoe, they had snow squalls, and we ended up flying into reno, nevada instead. so that was kind of crazy. right now we're at the four corners doing monster monday, 13 states i i one day. we're in the four corners, so look down herer okay.y. i'm in four corners, utah. i'm in four corners, colorado. i'm in four corners, new mexico and i'm in fo corners arizona. four states, baby! four states. just like that. >> and they all have the same temperature. all the same temperatures as you pointed out earlier today. >> actually --
it's 23 degrees in utah. it's 24 in colorado and it's 26 in new mexico. >> i love it. that's the wayy itworks. >> takes ur neck of the woods to a whole new level. >> we watched that video. look like you were in the car on the ipad while sean was fixing the tire. >> no, no, i was outside. i was supervision, and if you note in my periscope you'll not only see that. you'll also see -- you'll also see matt greenefield. >> stop doing this. >> you've got to see matt. matt could be a plumber. let's just say that. >> owe mooned everyone. >> i was checking what the leak wass and wesaw what your leak was. >> oh, oh. >> okay. that's a knockout punch. that's a knockout punch. >> fight's over. >> oh, mr. roker. we'll go back to you in a second and get that weather from you at four corners. >> so cool.
>> isn't it. >> i think dylan is actually doing the weather. >> that's great. >> there's dylan over there. she's the best. >> we read the notes for the show. >> no, you don't. >> i'm not doing the weather. >> we knew, we knew. >> yes, you are. >> trying to make it surprise. >> yeah,yeah. >> > he prettier surprise. >> nice w wk out there. 13 ststtes oday, 13 states. going to be a crazy monday. let's talk about "snl" saturday night, a lot of anticipation and a lot of people excited. >> you've doesn't show. >> i heard about it. about what happened on saturday and hosting "snl." let's get the ratings out there first. >> do we have to guess. >> as predicted my mr. trump himself. biggest overnight ratings since early 2012. the ratings up 50% for this season from the other shows this fall because mr. trump was there. >> okay. >> and in the monologue donald was joined by two trump doubles. check it out. >> you think you're this terrific person.
you think you're that, bup, bup, ba. you're being very naive and quite frankly you're fired. >> they don't have my talent, my money or especially my good looks, but you know what? they are not bad, and we're going to have a lot of fun tonight. >> you're a racist. >> who the hell -- i knew this wasasgoing to happen. who is that?? [ applause ] >> it's larry david. what are you doing, larry? >> i heard if i yelled that they would give me $5,000. >> that was larry david. >> yes. >> in the opening segment as bernie sanders, came back for the monologue, and there was a group protesting in the city and anybody who yelled that trump is a racist is $5,000. that's how "snl" handled it, and they said they are actually
ffe grand. >> w wch he needs, struggling for 5 grand. >> i sussect he will. what's that like to be on "snl" on a saturday night. >> this slow is really crazy. did a quick in and out piece and everything that has to do with the show is fantastic. it actually is. very much a parallel to wwe. that performing in front of a on. kind of like what you guys do here, if we had an audience of 10,000. everything changes so fast and everything happens so quick and you get handed something, oh, here you go. go for it and everybody is changing costumes and evvything is upsse down but it all l oes together and will give it toto "saturday night live" they do political satire as good or better than anybody else. they kill it. every time an election comes around, every time something is potically involved they have the best impressions and the best take on it. they really do a great job. >> i love how you brought me and willie into this wwe show, millions of phones. >> just a little show you do is
similar to that. >> i think one of the things that people like the best of the shows if you look across theheeb what, people were interesteded in. donnd trump had a little roll in "snl's" blake parody. you used to call me on the cell phone does he dance like this called me on the cell phone they said do you dance like this >> there you go. donald trump doing "the hotline e bling saw the same dance move in 11 o o 12 years ago. locks down his feet and gets his butt up and out a little bit. >> that's a lot of analysis. >> it's trump. going to call it the trump. no? >> you've been trumped. >> i'm ending it.
i think it should become a thing. >> already been a thing. have you seen the polls. he'll remind that. >> i don't think dancing to that has contributed to that. >> a lot of people who support him believe that even though, you know, some people have felt that there wawa a little much for aa presidential cannidate thatit brouuht out a fferent side him so ybe it will work, i don't know. something else that caught our eye. this gator capture, happened in the great state of texas in sugarland, actually the name of the city, where people were shocked to find a 12-foot long 1001 88 hundred-pound alligator. this was in a parking lot with the a little towel over him. a professional gator wrangler actually captured the gator. its nickname is godzilla. >> wow. >> now been taken to the alligator farm and we show you his so that you can say wow and to popo the question to t t great jon cena. what would you do? >> i'm going to take the night off from that one and let godzilla be godzilla and praise him in all his alligator glory.
that thing is a monster. >> would you just say no. >> that alligator wrangler. she was quite skilled and brave. borderline insane i would have to say. >> first sought video-of-the-gator and saw it was a woman who was wrangling him. girl power. that's what she does. >> dove right in hon that one. >> as i've been saying all morning we're so glad dylan dreyer isshere. >> because we knew that. >> what's happening? >> i'm here. >> what do you do, the weather or something? >> i don't know what's going on. i looked at thing or two and it is raining in the southeast where actually some heavier pockets of rain could lead to some isolated flash flooding. just keep in mind the ground is very saturated in this area so we do have flash flood watches in effect because of those heavier pockets of rain that we're expecting off and on throughout the day. this area of low pressure will make its way up the east coast and we'll see some heavy rain through north carolina later today and then it momoes through virginia as we go into tomomorow d eventually up into the northeast asas we go into tuessay evening. we could see some pockets of heavier rain that could end up
inches, especially along the east coast of north carolina. up here doehopefully you were able to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wednesday. that is also when some rain and possibly a few thunderstorms will move through the region and could evennmix in a couple wet snowflakes too. the rest of thh week will bring highs near 50,, lows near 30 and sunshine. see graphics. >> >> and guys, i'll be back in another 20 minutes. >> yes. >> 20 minutes to do more weather. >> you can stay here as long as you want. >> you coming back. >> i'm coming back. >> i guess we can do that, too. >> coming up, riveting real life drama that captured the world's attention five years ago, 33 chilean mimirs trapped underground for more than two mmths.
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unfolded covering did and now . five yea man billion pe w around w as 33 miners were rescued in chile after surviving underground for an astonishing 69 days. >> natalie was there covering it all, spent more than two weeks reporting on the rescue mission which had become one of the greatest survival stories in all time. >> now their story has been made into the movie called "the 33" and natalie sat down with the all-star cast$u of tonio banderas, lou diamond phillips. >> it is an affirmation of life, a huge symbol to the world that our heros, you know, are normal people. they don't wear capes. they don't wear tight.
>> antonio banderas played mario spufld have a, super mario, who was known for leading the men below. >> you got to spend time with him on set. what's he ke? >> he'ss a force ofof nature, really. he's a man that for good or for bad he learn very early in his life to survive. we don't know how if they didn't arrive it would have been somebody to organize them the way they live. >> you very happy in. >> yeah. >> the only way, the only way out. >> the move was shot in the chile and deep within mines in colombia. >> i've never been so dirty in my whole life and you got in a coco shower wii your brush. you're brushing yourselves d at at end of an hour and a half, unclean and then you go to bed and you wake up in the morning and you know the holy shroud, it was right there in the bed, not possible, and still dirty after all that, you know, but what you
the miners have to go through years. >> this is the face of the rescue mission, politician lawrence goldberg. > i think he was sent therere as a politician to solol the problem, but he starts to understand and in a very hum level what they are going through, you know. it's not about the miners down there. it's like my brother, my father, and it becomes so human in that way that this man goes through a real transformation. >> i want you to promise me you do something! >> i can promise you we're going to do everything we did. >> and juliette, it was as much ababut the stories going on below ground as it was what was happening above ground and camp hope. they were the ones who kept hope alive. >> well, they were the first ones, the women were the first ones to at gate and yelling. they wouldn't stop shouting and say if this isn't justice we
need to know what's going on. >> the men lost weight to play the part but antonio had his own technique. >> everyime i would -- i just id this, put eveething inside and it actually looked very good because actually you have to be 15, 20 seconds at a time, and then you go off. >> speaking of food, lou, you're a foodie, and i know that you like to cook on set. did you do any of the cooking? >> no disrespect, but they are used to feeding truckers and farmers. plain tan for every meal. i felt like "above a blue" saute plain tans, stans, boiled plantans and at end of the day i was probably feeding 30, 40 people. >> let's get ourself some miners. >> it belongs to the world and we all followed it when it was
happening and the fact that it had a grace resolution was for all the humanity, sort of a big hope in a heart so being there and surroundd by such a cast, it was fantastic. wehad great time together. >> "the 33" opens on friday, and it feels like just yesterday when this all played out. natalie was right there. >> she wasthere every day coveri it. >> phenomenal movie. up next, are some of the over-the-counter flu and cold medicines no better than a placebo? i certainly am hoping that's not the case. a surprising new study. plus the right medicines for your children as we approach flu and cold season after how you doing? hey! how arereou? whererare we watching e game? you'll see. i think my boys have a shot this year. yeah, especially with this neneoffense we're running... mean, our running back is a beast. once he hits the hole and breaks through the secondary, oh he's gone. and our linebackers and dbs dish out punishment, and never quit. you didn't expect this did you? no i didn't. the nissan altima.
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(microwave) ding! chex party mix. it's what thanksgiving is made of. two important studies to tell you about this morning that could affect your health, and one suggests a potential link between vegetable oil and cancer, and the other finds that many over-the-counter medications may not really work. >> so we called in our trusted nbc medical contributor dr. natalie azar to help us sort this out. natalie, good morning. >> nice to see you guys, good morning. >> let's launch into this new study. vegetable oils and a possible link to cancer. go behind the headlines. what's ing on here. >> basically what i want to say from the outset this is not necessarily new news. i can't say that it's completely meritless, but what i want to say is this. just because something can cause a chemical reaction meaning that if you heat up vegetable oil that is sunflower or corn oil at real, really high temperatures it can release or turn into a potentially toxic substance
which is called an aldehyde and going from that chemical reaction and saying that this has an incncased risk of cancer or heart disease or dementia is way too much of a leap so from the study that was reported we're certainly not making any statements of that sort. you can use vegetable oil. just use everything in moderation. the study also went on to say to perhaps use lard for cooking and things like that, things we don't necessarily recommend because of the saturated fat content. >> okay. about this cold and cough medicine, what do -- i found this very interesting. >> yeah. i don't know if you guys use this stuff, but i certainly personally have to say that pseudoephedrine w wch is the active compnd in mecines like sudafed and add ville cold and sinus are incredibly effective as treating nasal congestion. >> i use both of those. >> exactly. in 2005 pseudoephedrine containing things like pseudoephedrine cold and sinus, for example, were placed behind the counter. you could no longer reach and grab them without giving your name and information.
actually make methamphetamine out of pseudoephedrine, so the issue hee was that so what was usededor has been used in itss place more regularly is this thing fouled phenylf-for instance, things in dimetapp and brands like this and the study looked at 500 people, put them on placebo or the phenyleffrin and found it was no better than the placebo so the issue is should fda be keeping phenylf-for instance on the market for nasal congestion because it doesnn work that well. you canstillo and get these things, go to the pharmacist. give your name and i.d. >> it is a process but can you still get the products with pseudoephedrine. >> they want to make sure people aren't abusing it for that process. >> people wonder about herbal holistic and others go straight over the counter. >> right. also something especially as parent you want to be very much aware of, that the american academy of pediatrics does not
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taking a look at headlines, engineers are at a mississippi ihop restaurant this morning where the ground caved in in the park pag lot swallowing 15 vehicles. it happened near meridian neither alabama border. the massive hole is 50 feet wide and 600 feet long. witnesses say they heard several loud booms, and the power was knocked out before the ground opened p. thankfully in all of t tat no one wasasinjured. the ihihpe had just opened, by the way, last week. a high school sexting scandal in colorado is raising a red flag
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the latest 007 spy drama "spectre" raked in an estimated $73 million debuting in the top spot. charlie brown and his friends in "the peanuts" movie grossed $45 million in their first weekend and matt damon's "the martian" descended into third place. it's been around. t's check in now with dylan keeping in place for al roker. >> hey, dylan. keeping an eye on the tropics. a new tropical storm. this is kate and it's not really going to be much of a threat to land, but it is still out there, nonetheless. it will pass through the bahamas, just a tropical storm right now with winds at about 40 miles per hour. it's moving northwest at 15, but eventually it's going to take that turn with a cold front moving through the eastern part of the united states. that's going to help steer it back out to sea, so even bermuda esn't look like it's goingng to see many of the impacts from this storm system so that will race out to sea. no issue and still wanted to point out tropical storm kate for you. elsewhere across the country we're looking at a rainy day across the southeast.
pockets of heavier rain and also flash flood watches through parts of the carolinas. in the middle of the country it looks fantastic. 50s and 60s. the northeast is nice but we do have mountain snow and rainhopefullllyou were able to enjoy this sunday despite the strong wind in place! gusts topped 40 miles per hour in a few locations, and we'll see these diminish a bit tonight and become more steady both monday and tuesday. we'll also continue to see these mild temperatures the first couple days of the work week before we take a tumble on wenesday. that is also when some rain and possibly a few thunderstorms will move through the region and could even mix in a couple wet snowflakes too. the rest of the week will bring highs near 50, lows near 30 and sunshine. see graphics. >> >> and t tt's your late forecast. tamron. >> all right, dylan. thank you very much. emmy, grammy, cynthia nixon best
from the hit show "sex in the city" from the hbo series and certainly things have not slowed down one minute for her. >> she is juggling projects for the stage, television and film including her latest movie "james white" outhis riday. she plays a cancer stricken mother with a self-destructive son trying to find his way. >> cynthia, good to have you here. >> this movie "james white" was a phenomenon at sundance and about to be a phenomenon at theaters because your performance and christopher's performance are incredible. talk about this role as a cancer survivor it elf is. i know you were going through the loss of your mother at the time this was being shot. what was this role like you to and what drew you to it? >> well, one of the -- many amazing things about this film.m. josh monn is a first-time filmmaker and so powerful and so individual. never seen anything liki it, and it is in large part autobuying figural and my mom died of cancer and his mom as well in the calendar year that we made the film.
you know, when you have a terminal illness, you know, the kind of the two-dimensional depictions of that are like the cancer is all t tat's happening. >> right.. >> youuknow what i mean, and what's so greattabout this story issou see this mother and son who love each other very much and have a very complicated relationship and all that stuff just doesn't miraculously go away because she's dying. >> i would imagine someone pointing this out with a personal connection and get a chance to go home with your three kids and life and it's like hug time. >> a very hectic. we shot it for 18 days in new york city and then they went to mexican for the mexican shoot, but, yeah, it was --t was suchch a whirlwind we just basically didn't see much of our families for three weeks. went home and went to sleep. >> you're used to being busy. you everything. >> i'm directing a play in previews at the new group. mario camtone, my "sex in the
city" alum. >> and guest starring in "the affair" debuting on broadway. >> when ddyou sleep? >> sometimes i sleep. >> do you h hve tte to relax and st kick it? >> i just spent a very busy year so i've got my eye on december. i'm just heading for that, but it's -- you know, good problems to v.these are projects i'm so excited about. >> when you go into a role like the one you play in "james white," is it a difficult place for you to go? do you take the experience of watching your mother and do you take your own experience? >> i have to say it was pretty cathartic because it was soso fresh. . >> mm-hmm. >> and think my mothererhad certain things in common with the character that i play. upper west side, bohemian, got her child into the arts because that was her passion so i was actually able to wear not my mother's clothes so much but jewelry. it just made me feel very close to her. >> oh, gosh. >> so interesting your fan base, we, of course, still love miranda from "sex in the city"
and also appreciate your growth and the variety of things you've chosen to do, and i think that speaa to who you arere as a perss but also an an actress, as willie pointed out, allowing this vulnerable part your life to be part of this film and this character. >> it's so -- as an actor it's one of the privileges right. you have things that are painful or confusing in your life and you get a chance to sort of explore that on stage or on screen and our filmmaker said i make things in my own life that i don't understand and trying to come to grips with them intellectually and c ctainly emotionally, that's one of the ways i do it, you know, it through my art. >> an amazing movie and a great performance and the a lot of oscar voters i suspect will be watching this very closely. congratulations. >> congratulations. >> "james white" opens on friday. up next, if you're planning a holiday vacation and looking at hotel photos online, what you see isn't always what you get. won't believe what we found in a new "rossen reports" live.
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great examples here today. we want to start in italy because we all want to go to italy. beautiful plush roooo >> plush chairs and a desk. >> wine over there will you'll like, tamron. good stuff over there. >> but. >> let's go to the real photo of the room. >> what? >> looks like willie's bedroom. >> mm-hmm. >> nothing there. >> not terrible. >> i know. >> but the deal is it's not terrible, but it's clear deception because it looks so like roomy and you've got all the furniture to entertain. >> window treatments. >> okay. so the next one. we want to take you to the dominican republic because what we do on vacation, love to eat food and you go to the the buffet. take a look at this beautiful photo of the buffet. >> look at the ham. >> the guys slicing the meat and serving you and the beautiful couple, of course, which just happen to be there. now i want to show you what it really looks like. look, we don't know if this was taken after lunch, but this certainly is not what it is in
the photo. >> doesn't look like the happiness ii the photo. >> would you be happy with thh? >> no, no. >> that's a side by side. >> especially if i was going expecting that. >> that's horrible. >> do you like the beach. >> yeah, i do. >> do you like the beach? >> with a body like think can't like the beach that much. only so much you can like the beach. if we looked like we would like the beach. james camp taking you to james camp take a look at this beach photo. >> beauauful. >>jam aaican me crazy. >> beautiful turquoise water. >> take a look at picture from oyster.com. that's what that beach actually looks like. >> well, i -- i don't like that blue thing there. >> not just that, what about the cement wall. barely any beach there. >> but the wall could have been behind the person who took the photograph. >> exactly. >> they tookok it therer but it's about the perspective, about
context. >> all right. >> it was really probably taken there. >> and on a sunny day. >> there's nobody in that photo. >> very isolated in the brochure. >> people there how are you going to get a spot on that beach? >> okay. >> you need rom to, you know, do your thing. finally we want to take you to the dominican republic. >> okay. >> this one -- now, this is one those situations where the photo is actually pretty accurate of the location, take a look. >> that's beautiful. >> you will notice in marketing photos and youshould always be awawa of that, never show people, never show what it looks like with people. watch what oyster went there when there's actually people there. >> that's a petry dish. >> looks kind fun, i don't know. >> people having a good time. >> can't get a seat around the bar. >> that's a lot of people squeezed into that small space. >> that's a lot of people. >> what do we do in. >> be skeptical of carefully cropped photos. phhos really croppee show a corner of the room, show a corner of the pool, you want to be aware of that.
if there are photos of the bathroom, or, you know, like when you go on a hotel website, showing you the bathroom, the lounge, you want to look for that, not just single feltos every once in a while and the best idea is to not just trust the hotel and resort websites, go to oyster.com and trip adviser and consumers all the time go on these trips and take their ownphotos and you can look at consumeme reviews as well. >> rats, we're out time. come back live because i wanted to know how do you fight back as a consumer if the pictures don't match. >> switch room and many times complain to the manager, they may even give you a refund. >> do your homework and it will be all right. >> thank you, jeff. that was awesome. >> we're still live and easy
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