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national champions for the fourth time. and new dedeils surrounding thero infamous meeting with actor sean penn. the political barb flies as the political frontrunners hit the entertainment shows. and arctic air across the central and eastern u.s. and the impact of david bowie's life explodes in tributes around the globe. "early today" starts right now. the undefeated number one clemson tigers facing off against the number two alabama kremson tide. just beforen half time clemson with a first down. but the clock did not stop. and they settel for a 44-yard field d al that comes up short.
and alabama with the game changer. >> and now a a onside kick and it's caught. alabama's got the ball back.ba >> two plays later, quarterback finds aer wide open howard for a touchdown and the lead. later in the fourth, after a clemson field goal cut the lead to four, alabama's drake set off for the kick off. >> okout, kennian drake can fly. they lose the kicker and will not be caught. tohdown, drake. >> andnd that gave them an 11 point lead that would pruchb tooove too much. it's the fourth national championship in seven n tiyears. only bryant has more with six. and after the game, he spoke
>> there weren't very many people that thought this team could do it and this team madee a tremendous to one another and did it together and i've never been prouder of a group of young guys and that's why i'm so happy for these players. and p rnow president obama's address. a nontraditional message with an optimistic tone. and tracie, any specific word on what we're excted to hear? >> reporter: what the white house has said w is that the presididt wants to focuses on the big picture, some of his accomplishments and al taking a look forward athere weeed go as a nation, not specifically wut what we need to do this year but he did say there are things he
being criminal justice reform and approve that transpacific trade partnership but the bulk of tonightul will be the b b picture anan he has another video, preview talking about that. here's what he says. >> i want us to be able to, when we walk out this door, toay we couldn't think of anything else that didn't try to do, that we didn't shye away from a challenge because it was hard; that we weren't timed idor got tired. there is no next thing. this is it. and never in ourur lives again will we have a chance to do as much good as we will now. >> reporter: a bit of difference with the black and white and the church organ music going on behind. andbe we're going to hear from soh carolina governor nikki
in what they're callingng an doctor's, not specifically a response after the address. this morning the "today" show is at the white house for a preview of the state of the union doctor's. it begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 pacific. sque burnbeie sanders is putting opfight and that top pair along with martin o'malley came together for the black and white fuon. and sanders lashed out. >> have you noticed lately that she's been getting more aggressive with you? >> yes. >> why is that? >> don't know. >> you tell me. >> it could be that the inevitable candidate for the democratic nomination may not be
>> clinton answered with digs of her own questioning the senator's electability and his weak stance on gun control but she had a bigger fish to fry, they, republican frontrunner. >> anybody can win. who would have thought donald trump would be leading in national polls. i mean for those of you ever thought of running for president, take heart.t. >> well, her target there, donald trump, he was on the tonight show last night and if he's telling the truth, we ain't seen nothing yet. >>ng the newest poll came out where i'm beating her easily and winning against hillary one on one. and i haven't even started on her t. alalough last week i did a bitple. >> well, trump has reason to be in a good mood. a new poll has him dominating in new hampshire.
and rand paul. they both have been relegated to the kid's table but senator paul says he's not going. >> i won't participate in anythingn that's not first tier. >> that debate will be this thursday night.gh mexican authorities have released new video of one of the most wanted men el chapo guzman. and theyy have obtained t tse mug shsh pictutus of el chapo, and there are new details in the strange subplot featuring an oscar winning actor. here reporting. >> reporter: dramatic video just released by the mexican government showing friday's raid of el chapo's safe house. mexican marines closing in on the most wanted drug lord in the
stitch effort o to escapepe through an underground tunnel. they emerged from this sewer line about a half mile away and they stole a car and that driver called it in and authohoties weweho able to track him down. after his dramatic escape through a tunnel last july he was on the run but then took a secret meeting withscar winning actor sean penn brokeered by this actress who once played a drug lord on tv. he reached out too her to discuss making a movie about his life. and together they travelled to mexico under surveillance by mexican authorities. penn would arrange this video interview and write an article for rolling stone describing the process as a clandestine horror
2 itt would be three months before they tracked him. if guzman's extradated to the united states, his admissions to penn could come back to haunt him. >> it's not clear that sean penn violated any american laws by this interview. it wasn't ethical but not necessarily illegal. >> and mexexan authorities have started the extradition process to bring guzman to the u.s. to face drug charges. and meanwhile, they say sean penn had nothing s to d d with the final capture of el chapo. tragic news. a couple and their two daughters, 8nd 12, were killed whwh their house kexploded. . and it shook nearby
one witness says he saw flames shooting frothe roof. >> to see fire that close, that big, the whoho entire house, 30 feet high, it's like wow. >> authorities say the family dog made it out alive. the c!use of the explosion is under investstation. > theio mother of affluenza teen, ethan couch is expected to bepe released after having her bond lowered to just 75,000 after one of her sons testified that she's broke and he's currently paying her legal bills and said that her bank account balance isegative 99 billion and currently frozen by authorities. she will have to wear an ankle monitor. she's been charge would hindering the apprehension of her son ethan fled in violation of hison probation. he's fighting extradition to the u.s.
in buffalo, new york. snow plows had difficulty because there was so much snow and traffic. and takeaf a look at this. ath car in buffalo is frozen sid after being hit with waves from lake erie. >> what kind of car is it? >> one that's not going to start. bidl karins here with your forecast. >>fo we're actualal tracking snow, all snow. andal it's a light snow. winter weather advisoriesre in effect. and how much snow are you going to end up with? from p ptsburgh to state college to syracusee and buffalo, one to two inches of fluffy snow.
nail maine late toonlt.night. and our friends in canada are also going to get hit. as far as the cold behind the storm, this is a dangerous cold. fargo negative 26 wind chill. and minneapolis, negative 20 and the cold winds will be movaling to chicago and detroit. in the south, not too bad. with a wintry mix heading to new england. and boston harbor will see a brief period of snow showers. now a closer look at your day ahead. the snow will be quick. about three hours at most for many areas and then the sun will probably even come out. and there's that cold, frigid air behind it. so, a little cold, a little snow. >> that's a lot cold. bill, thank yo so much for that.
you're watching g arly today." tod the fate of public unions that represent tetehers, policee d others hangs in the balance anceance after the supreme court heard a pivotal case yesterday. and it appears the court may decide that nonunion workers will not have to pay dues to the unions. one teacher feels it violates her free speech since she disagrees with many of the unn's position. >> we should be able to decide if w wt the union i i doing is good for our workplace and our students.
video of a aar ram nothing to a police car while a man was on the hood. he was reportedly fighting with his brother who was driving. they were both arrested for domestic disturbance. the money was reportedly used to pay isis fighters and their families. and never, ever try to kiss a snake. one chinese tourist in thailand had to learn it the hard way when a python bit herer on the face in an animal park. let's get down to business. rupert murdock announced his gagement to jerry hall. she's also known for her marriage and four children with rolling stos front man, mick jagger. for $200 million, the play boy mansion could be yours.
tuning in, alabama won the national championship late last night, defeating number one clemson, 45-40. and one short of coach bryant for most of all time. and the arizona cardinals are favovod toon. and the nfl has suspended bengals line backer for repeated violations of safety related playing rules. american skier lindsey vaughan has two more skiing wins. she also won the down hill and for those keeping score gives her 73 overall world cup wins, st 14 bebend the record.
london's british tetecomtower erer scrolled bowie's name. yesterday, his final album, "black star" topped i tunes charts. a tribute will be at carngy haul and earlier this month, the cincinnati zoo named the penguin bowie. they shared a january 8th birthday. a memorial service was held yesterday for nattily coal. e died new year's eve at age 65. and mgm wants to set a 2017 release date for rocky's's sequel "creed ii."
extremists. a double suicide bombing that killed people in the turkish capital was blamed on isis. and they foil an ice attack for new year's eve. andonald chip pugh didn't like his mug shot, so he sent them a different one. it was captioned here's a better photo. thats one i i terrible. they're hoping he'll turn himself in. amazing. the residents of white burrow, new york voted oen a appears to show a white settler choke agnative american. they say it dates back to the early 1900s. a majority were in favor of keeping the image despite back lash. and the prize swells to an estimated $1.4 billion ahead of
and the cash value is $868 million. and a burglar made a bold move in popoland, oreren last week. a man seen stuffing a snake in his pants before walking out of a pet store. it was being sold for $200 and police are still searching for the suspect. the guinness world record just reased stunning video of a record breaking light show in germany. the show is made up of 100 drones lighting uphe sky to bayb bethoven's fifth symphon
now on today in iowa: a state of the union address -- and a condition of the state speech -- both in the same day. we'll have a preview -- and hear from iowa governor terry branstad about his prioritiis for the neww year. plus -- it's a documentary that has millions of people talking this morning. including wisconsin's governor.