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good morning. tragic accident. >> school bus flipped off the roadway. it is occupied with children. >> a horrific bus crash in tennessee kills five elementary school children. more than two dozen others the 24-year-old driver arrested overnight. we're live on the scene as authorities try to figure out exacy what caused the crash. setting his agenda. donald trump posting this video laying out what he plans to do as soon as he takes the oath of office. >> my agenda will be based on a simple core principle -- putting america first. >> the campaign promises that made the cut, and the ones that may have to wait. hospitalized. kanye west under doctor's care after a week of bizarre
friends jay-z and beyonce. >> just call me. talk to me like a man! >> his tour abruptly canceled. so what's going on? and speaking out. ben stiller joins us for his first television interview since revealing he beat prostate cancer. the controversial test he credits for saving his life "today," tuesday, november 22nd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it is a tuesday morning. >> yes, it is. all throughout the month of november the guys here on "today" have been giving up shaving not because we think it looks good, but because we are trying to help raise awareness for men's health issues. it is really good to have ben stiller here this morning. he's going to tell his personal story about battling prostate cancer. i think it is going to provide
>> this is the first time he's really speaking out about it. but unfortunately, we start with some really sad news. a terrible school bus crash in tennessee. as we mentioned, five elementary school children were killed. more than two dozen others have been injured. the bus driver was arrested overnight and this morning, the ntsb is sending a team of investigators to determine what exactly caused this accident. nbc's kerry sanders is in chattanooga for us this morning. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: it is a horrific rn as you noted, at least five young students were killed. in addition to that, six are critically injured in this accident. they are still in the hospital this morning. another six are also in the hospital with less critical injuries. a total of 20 more were taken to the hospital and released. this, this morning, as you can see here, there is a small, but growing, memorial of flowers here as this investigation gets under way in one of the worst school bus accidents in this
roadway. it is occupied with children. they believe there's ejections. >> reporter: investigators worked through the night looking for answers that would explain why this school bus suddenly flipped on its side smashing into a tree leaving behind a deadly mass of tangled wreckage. >> i can see an arm moving but i don't know if anybody can get to it. >> we have arrested the bus driver of that school bus. >> reporter: late last night, chattanooga's police chief announced the arrest of the 24-year-old bus dr. >> johnthony walker charged with five counts of vehicular homicide. reckless endangerment and reckless driving. >> reporter: this morning, witnesses are recalling the horror. >> i seen kids laying in the street. i saw them pulling kids out of the bus. >> reporter: panicked parents raced to the scene, as rescuers worked furiously to free
>> reporter: 8-year-old darren griffith was missing a shoe but able to walk away. others not so lucky. >> the others who was hurt, one of them was bleeding bad and the other of them had passed out. >> reporter: 24 kids were rushed to hospitals. sadly, not all survived. >> page as many chaplains as we can get to you. >> reporter: the road was clear and dry and no other vehicles were involved according to authorities. >> certainly speed is be as a factor in this crash. >> reporter: this morning, the children's school is re-opening administrators bringing in extra staff and counselors to help deal with the pain and grief. >> taking care of the children that are injured is our number one priority. taking care of the families who are looking for, caring for and grieving for children is our second priority. >> reporter: the police chief this morning says a warrant has been issued for the black box data that is on the bus so that
the video that was recorded on the bus. meantime, as savannah noted at the top here, a go-team from the national transportation safety board from washington has assembled and is flying here to investigate this accident as well this morning. savannah? >> our hearts are with the families, kerry, thank you so much. we want to turn to politics now as president-elect trump makes his first major comments to the public since the election. he is laying out his policy agenda in a newly released video. we have it covered today starting with nbc white house correspondent kristen welker who is at trump tower this morning. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, matt. good morning to you. in that video, president-elect trump vows to take a number of actions starting on day one, including some that would reverse president obama's policies on trade and the economy, but just as notable, what wasn't said. president-elect donald trump unconventional as a candidate,
yet again. his transition team creating and releasing a short video of his plans for the first 100 days. >> my agenda will be based on a simple core principle -- putting america first. >> reporter: trump's predecessor's opting for news conferences within days of winning the white house. but this event was not open to the press. instead, the former reality tv star turning to a familiar medium -- posting the video on social media. >> i want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right here on ore >> reporter: mr. trump vowing swift actions in six areas, all by executive order, including withdrawing from the transpacific trade deal, congress never passed the deal so mr. trump can pull out. he also wants to cancel restrictions on american energy, a process that is possible but will involve some time and red tape. trump also saying he will impose a five-year lobbying ban on white house officials and a lifetime ban on administration
plus -- >> i will direct the department of labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the american worker. >> reporter: left out of the video, two of mr. trump's biggest campaign promises. building a wall and repealing obamacare. his top aides telling nbc news more details are coming soon. >> do the american people deserve to hear from him in a broader format like a press conference? >> and they will. they absolutely will in due course. >> when? >> it doesn't have to happen the first week or two. >> when do you think it >> soon? why not? >> reporter: meanwhile, potential cabinet candidates paraded through trump tower on monday. governor rick perry eyed for secretary of defense or veterans affairs. a possible pick for ambassador to the u.n., tulsi gabbard. one of mr. trump's staunch
tamping down the expectations he may join the administration. >> i expect i'm staying and -- but i don't know what's going to happen six or nine months from now. but what i'm telling you is i intend to be governor until january 18th of 2018. >> reporter: now here at trump tower yesterday, mr. trump held an off-the-record meeting with top tv news executives and anchors, including from nbc news, he was scheduled to hold a similar meeting with the "new york times" today but just moments ago he tweeted, i canceled today's meeting with when the terms and conditions of the meeting were changed at the last moment. not nice. then in a second tweet he indicated the meeting could be rescheduled. he will hold a number of cabinet related meetings this morning, and then he heads to florida where he'll spend the thanksgiving holiday with his family. matt? savannah? >> all right, kristen welker in new york for us, thank you. some disturbing new video has surfaced of white nationalists meeting this weekend in washington and openly celebrating trump's election. now the president-elect is being
nbc's hallie jackson has more on this growing controversy. hallie, good morning. >> hi, savannah. good morning. we are talking about a gathering of the national policy institute here in washington, a conference now causing controversy for what was said and who it was said about. >> reporter: new video now surfacing of a conference of the alt-right, a conservative extremist movement with ties to white nationalism. at the podium, the self-proclaime movement, richard spencer using language similar to what was heard in nazi germany. >> for us as europeans, it is only normal again when we are great again. hail trump. hail our people. hail victory. >> reporter: in the crowd, a handful of supporters responding with a straight-arm salute. spencer telling nbc news his words and the crowd's reaction were meant to be what he calls ironic and exuberant. arguing the alt-right isn't a
free to criticize trump while also praising the president-elect for, as he says, being good for the movement. in response to the conference in washington, a trump transition spokesman says, president-elect trump has continued to denounce racism of any kind and he was elected because he will be a leader for every american. to think otherwise is a complete misrepresentation of the movement that united americans from all backgrounds. >> we say no to racist hate! >> we don't want a white state! >> reporter: through his campaign, trump has repeatedly denounced his support of racist groups like kkk. >> i totally disavow the ku klux klan. i totally disavow david duke. archbishop. >> reporter: and after the election? >> i said stop it. if it -- if it helps. i will say it -- i'll say it right to the camera. stop it. >> simply saying "stop it" is not enough. >> reporter: richard cohen
more than 700 reports of hate crimes nationally, like offensive graffiti and racial slurs since election night. a spike it says occurred after president-elect trump won the white house. his top advisors facing more questions now about the president-elect's response. >> he's addressed it many times. he's told people to cut it out. he said that on "60 minutes" in front of 32 million people. he said he'll be the president of all americans. >> reporter: one of trump's first west wing appointments, controversial chief strategist steve on controversial conservative breitbart. saying he plans to make this the nation of alt-right. cohen concerned about the tone that sets for the president-elect's administration. >> he said he wanted to bind the wounds of division, yet in bannon he's appointed someone who's fanned the flames of division. >> but steve bannon in a recent interview with the "wall street journal" says he has zero tolerance for racist or anti-semitic overtones of the alt-right.
let's bring in nicolle wallace. good to see you. >> morning. >> we'll talk more about that white nationalist situation in a second. but let's start with the meeting held in new york yesterday. donald trump inviting media executives and journalists. some of the people in that room i think felt they were about to have some kind of a fresh start. instead, it turned very confrontational with donald trump calling some in the room liars. one person described it as a "blanking firing squad." what happens to a fresh start or is this simply sending a message? >> so donald trump legitimate concerns with the media. one is that all of us, myself included, relied on polls that turned out to be flat wrong. so there was a message to be delivered i think that not only his supporters but that even the media could have heard openly and acknowledged that we all relied on polls that turned out not to be true. we did miss some of his support and we did miss some of his supporters. that said, launching a hot war with the media before you are inaugurated really deprives you
a candidate, he's the leader of this country. this is biting your nose to spite your face. >> let's talk about bypassing the media. he released a video for the first 100 days. lots of presidents have chosen to go through their own channels and bypass the media. what did you make of the videotape, in particular what was in it and what wasn't in it. >> hillary clinton and jeb bush announced their runs for the as a tactic, it is a good one. it is a smart one. but again, there will come a point where you want to speak not just to your supporters who are cheered by its efforts to bypass the media. but when you want to speak to the viewers of programs like this. and this again is going to deprive him of access to a lot of americans that he's going to want to reach. >> in terms of speaking to americans, we just saw hallie's report on that gathering of white nationalists in washington over the weekend.
hitler salute. what does president-elect trump need to say about that right now to stop that in its tracks? >> we can call it the alt-right and white nationalism. those terms are being thrown around interchanging. it is white supremacy and there is one answer. it is not only to say they're not with me, it is to denounce it. and in the same way that pressure built on candidate obama to give a speechut race when the conversation in this country about race became very fraught, i think the pressure is building on donald trump to address the subject of race and the blurred lines between what is plainly white supremacy and his base of support. and if he doesn't, the responsibility will now be on him, if we see some sort of uptick in racial intolerance. this is not really a concern among adults but if you see this kinds of speech spreading to schools, this is squarely on his shoulders. >> nicolle wallace, thank you very much.
this powerful earthquake that struck off the coast of japan early this morning. officials have now lifted all tsunami warnings following the 6.9 magnitude quake. it was actually an aftershock of that massive 2011 earthquake that spawned a deadly tsunami, caused that meltdown at the fukushima nuclear power plant. after this morning's quake, officials issued a tsunami warning, urged the immediate evacuations of more than 2,000 people. no major damage has been the state department is advising u.s. citizens traveling to europe to be aware of a heightened risk of terrorist attacks during the holiday season. the advisory says credible information indicates that isis and al qaeda militants are planning attacks in europe. the department is encouraging travelers to be cautious at holiday festivals and outdoor markets. it is urging americans to avoid large crowds and be vigilant when visiting tourist sites, riding public transportation, and meeting in places of
morning about a high-stakes robbery. it is reminiscent of last month's kim kardashian hold-up. officials say robbers stole jewels and clothes worth more than $5 million after targeting two qatari women. kim kardashian was robbed where she was staying in paris prompting the mayor of paris to defend the image and safety record of the the houston texans were taking on the oakland raiders in mexico city. brock osweiler was the target of the green laser. the fan took aim at osweiler and several other players. stadium security tried to figure out who was responsible. no one was ever caught. after the game osweiler said, having a laser zoomed in on your eyeball definitely affects how you play a game.
the way, 27-20. >> hope we don't see more of that. al has a fresh check of our weather. >> that's right. and the snow came down. finally starting to end, but look at upstate new york. this is lorraine, new york, upwards of 37 inches of snow. our pal simon getting this video for us. look at this. i mean they got dumped on. oh, "deer," it was quite snowy. you'll have to pay more than "a shoveled. >> oh! >> doh! >> we are looking also at severe weather today from san antonio, all the way up into oklahoma. we expect to see a risk of strong storms, super cells, damaging winds, isolated tornadoes possible. part of a storm system that's dumping snow in the rockies today. ahead of this we are looking at strong storms firing up from st. louis all the way down into louisiana. one to three inches of rain in texas. it is going to dump some snow as well.
>> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> thank you so much, al. coming up -- why kanye west has been hospitalized this morning with the rest of his tour abruptly canceled. and cheap versus expensive. on a new "rossen reports," find out if you should really be spending big bucks on wine for the holidays. but first, this is "today"
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it is 7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it is the 22nd day of november, 2016. it is another blustery, but busy, day out on the this time of year, we tend to get some of the biggest crowds that we get all year long. people in town for the parade, the holidays. we'll get outside and say hi to them in just a couple of minutes. here is a look at what's making headlines on a tuesday morning. a tennessee community is in shock, families there are mourning after a bus full of elementary school children crashed in chattanooga and at least five students have been killed. the driver was arrested overnight. he's been charged with multiple counts of vehicular manslaughter
launched an investigation into the cause of that crash. donald trump released the agenda for the first 100 days in office through a video on social media. he laid out his plan for reversing many of president obama's policies on the economy, but notably did not mention the fate of obamacare under his administration, or the building of a border wall. and winter weather advisories are in place across upstate new york this morning. commuters are facing whipping winds and white-out conditions in other areas have been hit by more than two feet of snow already. more is on the way and, yes, the holiday travel rush is about to begin. but we start this half-hour with word that kanye west is waking up in a los angeles hospital where he is now under observation reportedly for exhaustion and stress. this on the heels of a bizarre and abrupt end to a concert over
>> reporter: kanye west appearing agitated paing back and forth to a crowd in sacramento. >> i'm going to take his [ bleep ] radio. >> even seemed to take issue with his long-time friends jay-z and beyonce. >> just call me. >> reporter: fans already upset after kanye showed up after an hour late began to boo. after only performing three and walking off stage. >> the show's over. >> people were really mad. i mean for him to leave without giving any type of real performance? it was kind of a slap in the face. >> reporter: the next day west canceled the rest of his nationwide tour. >> it is a shame that it didn't happen. >> reporter: on monday neighbors described seeing an ambulance whisk him away, paramedics only saying they were responding to an undisclosed medical aid
overnight west is suffering from stress and exhaustion. kim kardashian canceling her first public appearance since she was robbed in paris, flying back from new york to be by her husband's side. meanwhile, no update on the rapper's condition from his representatives. it is not the first time the controversial star has made headlines for his very public outbursts. >> i'm very happy for you. i'm going to let you finish. famously interrupted taylor swift at the vma awards in 2009. >> i have decided in 2020 for president. >> reporter: last year at the same awards show announcing he's running for president. now some who had sworn off being kanye fans after his latest rants are just hoping he's okay. >> is the end of the day, nobody can really understand what kind of pressure that person is under. he is not the first celebrity to have to deal with an extreme amount of pressure. i hope ogets help. >> for "today," gadi schwartz, nbc news, today, los angeles. al is joining us now talking
upstate new york folks are facing. >> and our friends in the pacific northwest will see storms that will march across the country and cause more snow and more problems for the rest of the country. one storm coming onshore today, the next one comes on late tomorrow, on into thursday. snow in the mountaintops. we're talking about heavy rain. look at this. some areas, seven inches near the immediate coast. we're looking for rivers to start to rise so flooding could be a problem by the time we get northwest. windy conditions here in the northeast. laguardia airport having ground delays and ground stops. we're watching that. sunshine from th great lakes into the gulf coast. severe storms along this front stretching from oklahoma into texas. and again that heavy rain and wind moving into the pacific simple soltion to fix broken
>> get that holiday forecast when you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. >> all right, al, you thank you. coming talking turkey and politics. whyom for maybe an uncomfortable year at the thanksgiving table. but up next, a different kind drinking game as jeff rossen pulls off a sneaky little experiment. >> reporter: good morning, i'm jeff rossen. coming up, we're throwing a huge wine tasting party. they are drinking out of this fancy bottle with this fancy sounding name but there is something they don't know that could save you big money jay knows how to keep his wheels spinning. nice shorts dad... they don't make 'em in adult sizes? this is what the pros wear. look at the lines... uhhh... look at the other line... mm...mhh...
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holidays, savannah has a saying, if it powers, it's okay. >> not this year. >> jeff rossen has the question of whether you should splurge on expensive wine. >> he's so generous. he offered to do this taste test and really get involved in the story just in time for your holiday party. >> just in time for you to be pregnant. how is that for timing? thanksgiving is just days away, guys. if you're having family over, you're out buying lots of wine right now. so many of us think that we can taste the difference between expensive wine and the cheap st can you really? and what if it was wine out of a box? this morning a little experiment that could save you big money. >> cheers! >> reporter: we are throwing a party. >> red or white? >> white. >> reporter: inviting this group of "today" show viewers to a "rossen reports" wine tasting. >> i'm a wine-o. >> reporter: on the menu today, this fancy looking pinot noir. but here's what these wine lovers don't know. it's really inexpensive wine out
that's right. hours before the party might team got a bunch of empty wine bottles and poured boxed wine into them, complete with fancy looking labels we printed up. we even made up an expensive sounding name in french. in english that's "box of wine." will these partygoers really believe it's high end wine just because it looks fancy? right away the wine is flowing. >> very smooth. >> it tastes sauvignon blanc. >> one of our guests is branding and marketing expert. >> what's at play here? >> the power of persuasion. you put wine in a fine bottle so they believe that they're drinking a fine bottle of wine. >> when i ask them what they think of this wine, what do you think they're going to say to me? >> they're going to give you an account of how good it is an why.
>> it's refreshing. >> yes. >> it's really smooth. >> the praise just keeps coming. >> would you order this in a restaurant? >> oh, definitely. it is very yummy. >> it has a spice to it. it tastes almost like a spanish argentinean. >> i like it. it is a very cool body but it doesn't linger. >> reporter: the boxed wine works out to $5 a bottle but how much would they pay for it? >> $25. maybe $50. >> reporter: we'll ramp things up and do a a little taste test. we took that same boxed wine and poured them into separate glasses. remember, it is the same boxed wine. we test the reds. it is the same boxed wine in both of the white wine glasses. >> tell me which of these wines you like better. dying to know. >> the second one. >> you like that one better? >> why. >> this one has character. >> it's got character.
>> wow. >> this one's a little bit better. this one tastes a little bit acidic. >> every single person we asked -- >> the first one. >> this one. >> i feel like this is a little bit less sweet. >> picking one wine over the other. >> why? >> it tasted fuller to me. >> remember, it is the exact same boxed wine in both glasses but they all seem so confident. >> this one was a little bit tart compared to this one. >> okay. time to fess up. y we've really been up to tonight? so you've enjoyed the wine. >> yes! >> here's what you are really drinking. boxed wine. >> yeah! woo! >> oh, my god. >> you're surprised. >> whoa! yes. i mean that tasted amazing. >> there is another surprise. taste test we did, that was the same wine in both. >> what! >> just in time for
i'll use your bottle though instead. >> trick your guests. >> is exactly. they won't know the difference. >> cheers! >> woo! here is another reason to buy boxed wine. it actually lasted longer than bottled wine. it goes six to eight weeks after opening. it's pretty cool. we have a little taste test set up for you now. since you've seen that, our trick is gone. we actually do have a $50 bottle of wine in one of these glasses and the boxed wine in is the sauvignon blanc. >> i'm going to do my jeff rossen impersonation. "i'm dying to know what you think." >> we need hoda. that's the only real expert here. >> excuse me. i was an expert. >> you won't be a taste tester. >> that tastes just fine, thank you. >> a little sweet. >> i'm in the process of a taste test. >> what varietial is this? >> sauvignon blanc. >> one of my favorites.
you prefer and hold it up to the camera. >> you prefer that one, you prefer that one, and you prefer that one. matt prefers the boxed wine. al prefers expensive. tamron prefers expensive. >> this was a little less sweet. >> i thought it was a little too sweet. >> but have you a mento in your mouth. >> having matt over, go cheap. >>ou >> happy thanksgiving. >> thank you, jeff. > coming up, impressi backlash. what super model gigi hadid is r trummeni impression the otr nit. up next, traveling for thanksgiving with food in your 're to gng tell you what you can carry on and what you'll need to check. back right after this.
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thanksgiving and really don't want to leave their leftovers behind, the tsa guys released some food travel tips. so here are some of the tasty items you can bring on in your carry-on. savannah, here is your list. mashed potatoes, butternut squash. green beans. stuffing. and dressing. cakes and pies. and, the biggest question of them all -- can you travel with a turkey? yes, you can. you can put it in either your checked bag -- whi interesting choice -- or bring it on your carry-on. >> is that mashed potatoes uncooked. what does that mean? >> the box. like the kind you put the water in? >> oh. what's that? >> like a box of wine. it is the boxed wine of mashed potatoes. >> i lived on boxed potatoes my whole life. turning now to stop and shop. they conducted a survey asking people who would they most like to have at their thanksgiving dinner. number one on the list, meryl
eat alongside taylor swift, matt damon, ben affleck, tom brady. "the huffington post" did a roundup of what kids are thankful for. "snowmen, daddy and quesadillas." lindsey, 3 years old said, i'm thankful. look very closely here. i'm thankful for our new dishwasher. >> especially on thanksgiving. >> i don't think there are any rules against if you bring your food on to the carry-on or bring it on to the plane and get a little hungry during the flight, you whip it out. >> it sounded like most of your thanksgiving items were permitted. >> if you have some after-hunger pains, you're in the middle seat, just whip it out and go for it. coming up, ben stiller speaks out in his first
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, ben's battle. in his first television interview since revealing he had prostate cancer, the hollywood star opens up about the test that saved his life, prognosis and why he is now coming forward to share an important message to all men. plus, good-bye black november, hello black november as retailers roll out sales all month long, we'll show you how to take advantage of the best deals and discounts online and in stores. and ride-along. "the voice" coaches tell all as
tuesday, november 22nd, 2016. ?? >> mother/daughter bucket list trip from arizona! >> we're the "today's" best fans! woo! >> woo! good morning! >> >> jesus loves new york! woo! ?? good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." it is a beautiful morning out on our plaza. deuce, november 22nd. just two days until thanksgiving. coming up, we have two of our most favorite chefs, master chefs and they are whipping up some veggie dishes that we think could actually outshine your
it's giada, it's bobby. they have really thrown the gauntlet down for this one. we also want to take a second to mention a big night for our pal here, charlie, and his raiser, olivia. they were front and center as dylan hosted the light years gala saluting people and organizations whose philanthropy. spirit transforms lives. this year the guide dog foundation and america's vet dogs were honored for their work stay independent. charlie, sit. congratulations. olivia, congratulations. >> charlie looks so nice. olivia looks so beautiful. we're so proud. time for "the news at 8." we begin with a deadly school bus accident here in chattanooga, tennessee. i'm kerry sanders where this morning we are learning a little bit plt more about the five young victims.
fourth-graders, one of them was in first grade and one of them a kindergartner. >> i can see an arm moving but i don't know if anybody can get to it. >> reporter: this morning investigators are working to reveev the black box in hopes it will provide answers as to why this school bus with 35 elementary school children on board suddenly flipped on its side, smashing into a tree, leaving behind a deadly mass of tangled wreckage. >> school bus flipped off the roadway. it is offe they believe there is ejections. >> we have arrested the bus driver of that school bus. >> reporter: overnight chattanooga's police chief announced the arrest of the 24-year-old bus driver. johnthony walker is being charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. >> reporter: witnesses are rlk recalling the horror. >> i saw kids laying in the street. i saw them pulling kids out of the bus. >> the most unnatural thing in the world is for a parent to
bring comfort to a mother or a father. and so today the city is praying for these families. >> reporter: 8-year-old dereon griffith was missing his shoe but able to walk away. others, not so lucky. >> there was a kid passed out. >> reporter: the road was clear and dry and no other vehicles were involved, according to authorities. >> certainly speed is being investigated very, very strongly as a factor in this crash. >> reporter: the children's school is morning administrators bringing in extra staff and counselors to help deal with the pain and grief just two days before the thanksgiving holiday. the police chief says that a warrant has now been issued for the black box on the bus. that will be able to provide some data to help explain what caused this accident, as well as trying to get some video from it the bus, video that was recorded that may also explain why this
>> kerry sanders in tennessee for us this morning, thank you very much. turn now to president-elect donald trump and a video released by his transition team from an event that was not open to the press. in the video trump outlines his plans for the first 100 days of his administration. he vows to pull out of the transpacific partnership trade deal, to end some restrictions on energy production, and to begin looking into abuses of visa programs for immigrant workers. he did not mention two big campaign promises, wall and revealing obamacare. trump is meeting today with some more potential cabinet picks. coming up, what generation gap? why some college students are now bunking up with senior citizens. and, "the voice" coaches go rogue. carson takes his buddies on an unusual tour for some team bonding. and a little thanksgiving prep. then ben stiller opens up for the first time on television in an exclusive interview about his bout with prostate cancer
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this week. >> reporter: good-bye, black friday. hello, black november. sales rolling out earlier than ever, blanketing the internet and the mall. amazon, walmart, best buy and lowe's offering black friday discounts right now. >> sales are coming earlier and earlier, and i like that because i like to shop early. >> reporter: it is part of a industry wide reaction to a black friday struggle. last year in-store sales were down a whopping 12%. and this year the average the holiday season, down from 2015. dozens of major brands debuting sales ahead of schedule, blurring the lines between shopping days. so far, 44% of american adults plan to shop black friday sales. to lure you in, walmart taking the holiday creep to another level moving cyber monday deals up to black friday hoping you will spend early and often. despite all the steals and deals out there, experts say do not
>> the way black friday is really changing is that it is not just one day. it is these five days of savings. >> reporter: right now experts say is a good time to pick up ties, gift sets, beauty products and cookware. but as those discounts lure you in, hold off on upgrading expensive home appliances until black friday itself. and skip toys on black friday. instead, experts say wait until the second week of december when retailers need to push their inventory. as always, shop online. take advantage of free shipping and returns and sign up for price stores. and now, more than ever, retail analysts recommend searching online for deals while you are in an actual store. >> you're going to see more retailers putting together strategies that kind of converge, both the online shopping and the physical store shopping. >> reporter: getting the best bang for your buck no matter where, when or how you shop. now one more handy tip for you. i know it is getting cold outside, but if you can hold off on buying any sort of winter
hold off on any winter gear. also, one last thing. when you are making payments online, buying stuff and shopping online, make sure you use the legit official store sites and apps before but the putting in any debit or credit card information. >> always good advice. >> jo, thank you so much. time for "trending." >> college is expensive. everybody knows that. this fall nyu is going to unveil a program to help students cut the costs. i love this. those who participants will see their housing costs go up from $14,000 a year to half that. here's the catch. those students instead of living in a dormitory are going to live in the spare bedrooms of local sunni yore citizens. they'll also help out around the house doing light housekeeping, some grocery shopping, a little computer tutoring as well. students and senior citizens will be vetted to make sure they are the right fit for one
successful in other schools. >> i love it! i would love to live with the golden girls. can you imagine? >> it is such a win-win. especially for somebody just -- might be comforting to be with somebody and have somebody to take care of. >> right. >> long overdue. >> except for the computer lessons. that could be frustrating. >> what are the two things you're never supposed to discuss at the dinner >> politics and religion. >> sex and money. >> weird dinner table. >> religion and politics, also. it might be a little hard this thanksgiving though. everybody knows we had a divisive election. lot of people are still thinking about it. on twitter, people kind turned to humor to prepare. there is a hashtag for it. survival guide to thanksgiving. one, arrival at table. another person wrote -- needed
started talking about the election on facebook. that will get rid of them. tomorrow on "today" we'll have an etiquette expert who will actually tell us how to avoid conflict. >> they say if you were on the losing end of this, say do you guys kind of mind if we don't talk it, make it personal instead of speaking about politics in general. >> not feeling well and i have a carving knife so it is not a good idea. let us show tradition. at least from the past. back in 1956 dave garaway invited a marching band into this studio. after some years that tradition faded away. but we brought it back in 1994. students paraded past the studio, right by martha and her cooking set. went on for several more years. then it faded out again. what do you think? should we bring this tradition
day. all the bands are here getting ready for the parade on thursday. so tomorrow we will have access to marching bands should we bring it back. >> is there any question? >> that would be awesome. >> did you guys love it or -- >> i thought it was fun. >> it was fun to watch. >> al tripped a tuba player one year. >> i wanted that tuba. >> you think -- four thumbs up? >> yes. but i have to say, we have to make it bigger and better. >> maybe we have bands. >> yeah. >> going in opposite directions. >> band demolition derby! >> so tomorrow we'll get the guys on it here and ladies and see if we can make it happen. >> love it. cool. let's get to "popstart!." >> first, super model gigi hadid addressing the backlash following her impression of melania trump.
lady. she posted a handwritten letter saying she actually removed other jokes that went too far saying adding whether or not you choose to see it, what remained was done in good humor and with no bad intent. see went on to say i believe melania understands show business and the ways shows are written and run. i apologize if anyone was offended and i only have the best wishes for our tr on politics. why you don't talk politics. she got right up front of it. next up, jennifer lawrence and her message to fans. please respect my privacy. jennifer looking beautiful in the latest issue of "vanity fair." inside she opens up about adjusting to fame and the many fans who she says approach her. she tells the magazine you might think you know me but when you approach me you are a total stranger to me and i'm scared. she also said, if i'm eating dinner and somebody comes up and
iphone camera, i'm really rude to that person. privacy is a full-time job and i work very hard at it. moment of silence? >> i say take the picture. >> but it is nice if they ask. >> oh. it's nice when you say please and thank you to anybody. >> that's what she's opposed to. finally, somebody we know for sure is super nice -- harry connick jr. learning what we already know -- nobody does al was on harry's talk show yesterday and surprised harry with his wife, jill, and two other daughters, georgia and charlotte. harry was really moved. but then al, the king of surprises, brought out the couple's third daughter, kate, who actually attends school out state and that left harry just an emotional wreck. >> dang, al. dang, al. i can't believe you're here. >> oh, dad. >> i'm sorry.
i miss you so much, kate. y'all have to understand, i do -- everything i do for my family. this is really uncool, al. >> beautiful. i cried. harry show airs weekdays. check your local listings. that is your "popstart!." truly one of the nicest guys. al, you can throw a surprise. >> it was a lot of fun. his first crush was on and he remembered her name. it was really cool. >> that is adorable. >> tamron, thank you very much. al, you have a forecast? >> we certainly do. let's do a little travel here as we get ready for thanksgiving. of course, wednesday, tomorrow, being one of the busiest travel days out there. we're going to be looking at problems in detroit, minneapolis, also in chicago and seattle as far as some rough
but for seattle, heavy rain, both on wednesday and on thursday. what about the roads. well, we look for problems along i-80, i-94. i-65 as well. in fact, chicago to nashville, raining with storms clearing later at night. as we move to the west coast, rainy travel through the day with snow over the mountain passes.with wine, whiskey - and >> don't forget, when you leave
sirius xm channel 108. all month long our speegser is size "no save today" has been helping to raise awareness about men's health issues. this morning, it is prostate cancer. according to the american cancer society, 1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer. just last month actor ben stiller revealed that he was diagnosed two years ago and treated successful. he joins us now along with his surgeon, dr. edward schafer, of northwestern university's feinberg school of medicine. >> i'm doing great. i was really fortunate that my course of treatment was basically an operation and that was it. >> your status today in terms of cancer is -- >> is. yeah. cancer-free as of today. anybody who's had cancer, you know you just have to keep on checking on it. but i'm really fortunate. >> i mention statistics a second ago, ben. i would imagine when someone
you feel like the only one who's been told that. >> yeah. i mean it is surreal. it is not something that i was really thinking about. it wasn't on my radar at all. and if it wasn't for this test that we're going to talk about, i don't know if i would have had as easy a course of treatment or the prognosis that i did have. >> were you 48 years old when diagnosed. no family hi >> there was cancer on my father's side but not prostate cancer specifically. >> your primary care physician, not dr. schafer, had been administering a psa test for what? about two years? >> yeah. he brought up the test to me and explained what it it was. he said it is just basically a test to see. i guess when the first one came in it was a little high. he said i just want to keep giving you this test every few months, about every four, five, six months to see what happens.
that is your best case argument for the psa test, and yet we all know that it's controversial. why? >> it's controversial because prostate cancer is a common cancer, 1 in 7 men will have it but not everybody who gets prostate cancer will die from it. so we have to really better identify those who have a lethal or aggressive cancer from throws that do not. >> okay. so what would be the downside to at least testing? >> well, in my mind there's not a lot of downside for a patient to know their stats and know where they but some would argue that if the test is elevated it may lead to unnecessary biopsies or additional tests which can cause anxiety to the patient. >> when you finally came to the decision to treat this, you opted for removal of the prostate. >> yes. >> there are other options. why did you fall on that option? >> because that's what my doctors recommended. >> i'm listening to my doctor.
told me what he thought. i talked to a number of doctors before i settled on ted and i didn't settle, by the way. >> thanks for that, ben. >> the thing is, it is a whole new world and you have to educate yourself. for me it was learning what the options were. he told me about what he thought the best course of treatment would be for the tumor that i had and so i opted for the operation. >> we hear about this operation and the first thing a guy will you're at a cocktail party with that guy is i'm not doing that because there's all kinds of side effects. impotence, incontinence. >> there could be side effects. when a man is confronted with cancer it is important to understand what is the best treatment for them. men can have difficulty with their urination and with their sexual function after treatment for prostate cancer. it is not just isolated to surgery. so today we really try to do a
treatment for men versus just watching their cancers. >> in general terms, may i ask you if you've had to deal with any of the side effects? >> yeah. but i'm doing good. all good. >> yeah? okay. >> read between the thumbs there. >> i settled for the right doctor. no. i mean it's a real thing though. those are all -- when you're confronted with the question of, hey, do you want to live or do you want to make sure that your sex life is the best it can be? i opted for wanting to g of the cancer and then see what happens and luckily everything's cool. >> we did a survey with dr. oz as part of this month of men's health. 59% of men we surveyed say they've not discussed the risks and benefits of screening for prostate cancer with their doctor. 54% said they don't know what a psa test even is. what would you say about that? >> that's amazing stat. it is really upsetting to me as a physician and this is what ben and i were really trying to do is talk about this.
important step for an individual man is to really discuss whether or not they should get testing for prostate cancer with their doctor. it is a personal decision. >> you waited a couple years before you came out and told our friend, howard, about this. >> yep. >> so clearly you must have a message for guys out there watching, not only in the month of november when we all get scruffy but every month of the year. >> yeah. i mean for me, it's please talk to your doctor about this, be aware. if it was up to me, i w every guy should go get tested after the age of 40, 45, especially if you have a family history. the test itself is not harmful. it is what can happen after in terms of overtreatment, those questions. but those are all things can you discuss with your doctor. if i hadn't taken this test i wouldn't have known. i don't know when i would have known until it had probably become something that was not going to have the outcome in terms of the treatment that it did have. >> happy you're okay. >> thank you, matt.
we're back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning. it is the 22nd day of november, 2016. yono it is supposed to feel like this two days after thanksgiving. there is a chill in the air. a little breezy. we've got a massive crowd. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. wait a minute, savannah. wait a minute. wait a minute. get over there. wait a minute. >> what's the deal here? this is savannah in ninth grade? >> ninth grade. my husband went to high school in tucson with savannah. he was a senior her freshman
living room for 25 years. >> oh, my goodness. >> it is clear my hair problems didn't start recently. >> i thought it was one of those promotional videos from "happy days." that was joanie! >> joanie. >> all right. coming up, natalie sits down with oscar winner nicole kidman to talk about her emotional new move called "lion" and also marriage with her hubby, keith urban. >> tell us about chachi! >> we've also got alicia, miley, adam and blake, they're on the loose with carson. he takes them on a wild ride at universal studios and even al makes a cameo. >> that's unreal! >> aw.
carry on. >> carry on. okay. giada delaurentiis and bobby flay cook up some scrumptious side dishes that will make your vegetarian friends happy. >> mr. roker has the forecast. you should probably go do it over there. >> what's that? >> it is from my sorority. that's not friend. >> man! >> look at this. she has this letter i wrote her when i guess i was a freshman. we don't need to read what it says. wow. you really came with the archives. >> what is that about a bomb? i'm sorry! that's what's going on aroundwi
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ten-year-old marriage to keith urban, and more. >> i had another family. a mother. a brother. i can still see their faces. >> nicole, this film is so beautiful. already much critical acclaim for it. i imagine for you, it's something you're really proud of. >> i've made so many films in my life. so to have made something that's so emotional but life affirming. i mean it's putting goodness the film sort of rips your heart out, it also makes you feel really inspired and feel really good about human beings. >> now as an adoptive mother yourself, i think you've said that this is a role though that you felt it was a love letter to your own children, isabella and connor. is that right? >> yeah. i mean for me, this is about mothering. it is about the essence of what mothering is and unconditional
you see -- because she had a vision of adopting a brown-skinned child when she was so young herself in her teenage years. and she made it happen. and i think that. and then the love. the unconditional love that you feel i think is so -- it's really captured in this movie. so, yeah, this is -- but this is not just for adoptive mothers. this is for just moth >> i'm from calcutta. i lost him. >> dev is phenomenal in this. he's grown up a lot from "slumdog millionaire" which is a role so many of us saw him in. tell me about your interaction with him and what did you admire most in his acting abilities? >> he's just so joyful, for one thing. dev is funny. and he's -- it was interesting
young suru who is sonny, played by an indian boy who's named sonny who spoke no english who is incredible in the movie. then dealing with dev when he's growing up -- my son is growing up and is this big, strapping man, it's so different. but that's a great role. you know? so i got to relate to both of them. but dev is just -- he's easy. he's so easy. celebrated her tenth wedding anniversary with her husband, country music star, keith urban. >> let's talk about the cmas. you and keith look like you're having so much fun, enjoying the performances. i love -- >> i just love being a part of that community. i have to say, the country music community is such a lovely thing to have been invited in to and to be a part of. and so i speak for both keith and i who has obviously been a part of it for so much longer than me. it is just a lovely place to be
heart now? >> i am. >> i love this picture for his birthday, this was sweet. >> oh, don't! that's us being crazy. take it away. >> then there is -- no! >> this little video of the two of you. >> oh, right? >> car pool karaoke. >> yeah. >> what if i cry? >> do you guys do a lot of duets at home? >> we sing in the car a lot. u but we do. we do sing. ? what if i fall ? ? i won't let you fall ? ? what if i cry ? ? i'll never let you cry ?? >> that's cute. >> i wish i were in the back seat singing along. >> that would be weird. >> i'm dying to see that movie, too. right? >> looks terrific. "lion" opens on friday. coming up next, carson and
8:45. we're back, we're heading out west where carson, and his buddies, miley, alicia, adam and blake go on a little road trip. chance to stop there. >> so, guys, let's start with our two new coaches. how has it been, blake, having two brand-new coaches? we've never had two before. >> it is always exciting to have new coaches. new people to beat makes me happy. makes me happy. you get tired of beasting the same old people over and over again. now i get to see the look of disappoint on two new people's faces. >> how important is it to get a wane, alicia?
is that we're leaving the artist with something that they can take with them on their journey in life and that they feel like really rewarded for the time we spent together, that they've grown. i think that's -- to me that's the most important thing. of course i would love to whoop blake's booty. >> wow. did you know when you signed up for this show that this sort of chemistry and this sort of risching, all in good fun, would take place? >> people ask me all the time, alicia, you look like you're having a great time. lookt how great of a time are we having. you know what i mean? like every day, new year's. >> but we're so lucky to be together. >> look. that's from the flintstones. you know how old that car is? ? meet the flintstones they're the modern stone age family ?? >> this is actually cooler than i thought. >> hi, everybody.
universal plaza. it is going to be sunny and dry in six points, texas. >> hey, al. >> oh, my god. >> we don't always do the tram ride when we're at work on the voice how much fun it is to come to work. >> i'm time. >> when people say they love of the show, yeah, so do i. really fun. >> we're coming up on thanksgiving. let's wrap this thing up. can we just go down and give me one thing you are thankful for this year? >> i'm thankful for new beginnings. >> well put. >> i'm thankful for this show giving my platform, just like even more of a boost than a raise, giving me a mega phone to be able to shed light and positivity. >> how but, alicia?
album, being able to use music to continue to describe what's happening in the world and lift people up. >> adam? >> i'm thankful for -- god, how lucky i am every single day to have an amazing life, have an amazing daughter, amazing wife, love these guys i work with every day. ? dream on dream on ? ? dream on dream on ?? >> i'm also really thankful this tour is almost over. >> you don't get to see "the flintstones" car every day. >> by the way, carson's got his hands full out there. >> goes in with a pistol and a whip. >> catch "the voice" tonight, 8:00, 7:00 central right here on nbc. coming up next -- matt has already previewed -- giada and bobby are serving up veggie side
country crock. real taste from real ingredients. welcome to crock country. we are back with our special "today food all-star thanksgiving." all month we've paired up some of the biggest names in the food world. today our super chefs are focusing on vegariae dishes. >> today -- i just want to mention, this is not a competition which is -- >> yes, it is. competition, they would lose. >> oh! >> because this is good. >> it is on, lar. >> let'sgo talk about ingredients. >> butternut squash lasagna. first i use the lasagnasheets. you don't have to boil them. this makes iteally sy.
sweetness. pesto, store-bought. i cut through a lot of steps. first thing, take an acorn squash. it could be any squash you like. butternut, whatever you want. cut it up. i steam it with a little bit of salt. then it comes out like this. you can put this in here. we're going to puree it. there is the cookies in here. i only put three. they add a little sweetness, little bit of almond flavor. then makinervous. calm down. we're going to get to bobby. don't worry. >> ggiada, take your time. >> this takes forever. >> it's not working.?a let's pretend that's working. >> ends up like this with the cookies. just take a little taste of it alone with the cookies. i think it is quite fantastic. >> it is delicious. >> great. lot better than a raw brussel sprout.
you mix it all together with a little bit of pesto. store-bought to make it nice and green. layer it on the bottom. sounds like your brussels sprouts are burning, fyi. >> maybe because you're taking so long. >> layer this on top. keys toave enoughliquid. go let's be fair. you've done the layering. this is what it looks like. >> you add mozzarella and parmesan cheese. they be you pop it in the oven. i just want to say you add the bechamel on top, add the panko, in the oven, 350. >> can you stretch it out anymore? >> very quick tip. cut the pomegranate in half. you just hit it with the back of a wooden spoon and the pomegranate seeds come out.
d a fewittle crispy brussel sprout leaves. >> a looks really pretty together. >> giada's sh,di like if you wanted to have a vegetarian entree, that could take t place of the turkey. >> you can make it the day in advance and let it cool and cute it in cubes and it could be your appetizer. >> this is a total crowd pleaser in my house. >> oh, my goodness! wow! >> let's ask the guys >> brussels sprout are good. >> they're great, bobby. >> they are, bobby. >> i will tell you, giada, i stole hoda's top after i ate mine of yours. >> because hoda can't eat cheese. >> this thing is amazing. >> that's delicious. >> brussels sprouts are od. >> it's lik cheesend cheese.