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record. the record for the date is 64. we could easily get there. still in the 60s on monday, even with more clouds, maybe rain late in the day. 50s with sunshine middle of next week. >> the "today" show system co is coming up next. >> that's what's happening today in new york. >>v good morning. a bigger plan? police sources telling nbc news the san bernardino shooters left evidence they may have been considering other targets, including a high school. and there's troubling new information from that close friend of the shooter who police say, years earlier, bought the assault rifles used in the attack. crisis at chipotle. more than 120 people now sick with norovirus, linked to one of the chain restaurants in boston. this also fter a separate outbreak out west. with falling stock prices and weak sails, s and weak sails, s weak sails, s
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we'll pose the question to the ceo when he joins us exclusively. taken for a ride. a cabbie confronts an uber driver and gets dragged 60 feet down the street, as the battle between the car service app and traditional taxis gets ugly. going for gold! one of hollywood's most coveted award honoring both movies and tv. nominations for this year's golden globes out this morning, and we'll bring them to you live this morning, thursday, december 10th, 2015. >> 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" on a thursday morning. lot of people are big fans of chicago poet chipotle. >> steve ells is theounder and ceo of the company and we'll get his take on what's going on in a couple of minutes.
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the investigation into the san bernardino shooting. new information revealed about the attackers and other potential targets. miguel almaguer is on the story again for us this morning. miguel, good morning. >> good morning. the conference center behind me, where so many lost their live will be closed until january. this as investigators learn chilling new details about the gunman's plot of terror. >> reporter: before the terror attack that left 14 dead and 21 wounded, syed farook and tashfeen malik left behind evidence they had other targets in southern california. they include a possible plan to attack a university or a public area. officials say three years ago, farook may have talked about staging an attack in los angeles with his childhood friend enrique marquez, before getting cold feet.
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he's the one farook obtained the rifles from used in last week's shooting. we know farook and malik trained at a shootinn rage. the fbi s os the couple was radicalized at least two years. first online, talking about jihad. farook later moving from pakistan to california. >> we interview people in the k-1 visa program on in instances where something needs to be explored. >> reporter: she lied on her visa application, possibly steering investigators away om any trail that may have led to her radicalized background. >> too soon to know what, if anything, might have been missed the screening process. >> reporter: after raiding the shooters' home, valuable evidence is being found on smashed computers and cell phones. leads that brought investigators icto this local high school, where farook had worked as a food an
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the campus on his cell phone. was it a possible karg target? >> we're working hard to understand if they had other plans for that day or earlier. >> the fbi director says the terrorists were inspired by foreign terror groups. this so-called family terror group made financial plans for their family before the shooting. >> miguel almaguer, thank you. new fallout from donald trump's call of a total and complete shut down of muslims entering the united states. a controversial proposal putting the republican party in a difficult spot. peror alexander has more on that. stgood morning. >> good morn g. donald trump's plan is as controversial as it isdivisive. new polling shows most voters oppose his plan, to bar muslims from entering the u.s., but it resonates with republicans. listen to this.
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the voters said it made them more likely to vote for trump. >> wow, thank you. >> reporter: donald trump aga threatening gop bosses with a third-party bid. >> if they don't treat me with a certain amount of decorum and respect, if they don't treat me as the front runner, by far, the front runner, if the playing field is not level, then certainly, all options are open. >> reporter: trump remains unapologetic. >> are you racist? >> i ai the least racist person you have ever met. >> reporter: for the first time since trump ignited this latest fire storm, president obama e spwiking of slavery, took a swipe at his critic. >> our freedom is bound up with the freedom of others, regardless of what faith they practice. >> reporter: trump's provocative words are sparking condemnation worldwide. >> mr. donald trump.
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calling for trump to be banned from the uk, after hundreds of thousands of people signed on. ahead of trump's planned trip to israel, the israeli prime minister plylicly rejected trump's plan. a middle east department store chain yanked all trump merchandise all the shelves. hillary clinton is trying to capitalize, arguing his plan helps radical jihadists. >> donald trump is supplying them with new propaganda. he's actually playing into their hands. >> reporter: facebook founder mark zuckerberg is speaking out in support of muslims in his community. writing, i want you to know, you are always welcome here, and we will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you. after trump lashed out at time magazine for snubbing him as its person of the year, "time" is striking back with this never before seen blooper reel from a
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the billionaire dodging a bald eagle. >> he says, how's the hair? trump has a 20 point lead and his support grew after his controversial plan was an renounced. trump is up early this morning, already tweeting, wow, my poll numbers have gone through the roof. matt? >> peter, thank you very much. one of the most well-known muslims in the world is also weighing in on this. boxing great mohamed ally i is calling for muslim leaders to not bring fear. he says in part, i am a muslim. there is nothing islamic about killing innocent people in paris, san bernardino or anywhere else in the world. true muslims know the ruthless violence of so-called islamic jihadists goes against the tenant ten innocent tenets of our religion. he says we need to stand up to those who use religion to
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agenda. tennessee an alarming announcement out of north korea. kim jong-un s s his country has developed a hydrogen bomb. keir simmons is following this story. >> this is the first time north korea's leader claimed his nation developed a hydrogen bomb. weeks ago, he issued an equally belligerent statement, that he could attack the u.s. aor any time. the hydrogen bomb produces a stonger blast than the nitrogen bomb. he has been on a cam aign to pressure the international communit repeatedly making threats. last month, north korea staged the biggest military parade in its history, but did not appear to be any new weapons. a year ago, computer hackers attacked sony over "the interview," a movie aboutmthe plot to assassinate north korea's leader.
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department on this latest north korean nuclear claim. it's viewed with suspicion by many experts. some say it's rhetoric. the aim, perhaps, to send a message that the country won't abandon its nuclear weapons, to force the international community to recognize north korea's nuclear status, something washington says it will never do. savannah? >> keir, thank you. more protests expected in chicago today, a day after demonstrators flooded the streets. they're calling for the resignation of mayor ram emmanuel. this is in response to the video of a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. it's led to the firing of chicago's top police officer and a federal investigation into the police department. dnesday, mayor emaneul issued an apology to his city but he's not stepping down.
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are suffering now from norovirus symptoms, being linked to one chipotle near the school. the health scare, another hit for the restaurant chain already dealing with the impact of an e. coli outbreak out west. we are going to talk to chipotle's founder in a moment. first, nbc's ron mott with the latest from boston. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. first, e. coli and now rovirus. this has been a rough couple nths for chichipotle. the company is changing how it handles with food. reporter: chipotle brands itself a fresher, healthier alternative to fast food. the norovirus outbreak has college students who ate here hours before it was announced, questioning their loyalty. >> i got a text from my roommate saying, did you see the e-mail?
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eating here, and i'm not sure i'll come back. >> reporter: the number of students sick jumped to 120. the restaurant was cited for three violationsne i'll make sure the establishment is safe. >> reporter: it's a fast-spreading virus that causes distress distress. it is hard to kill. >> hopefully, it'll be effective. you have to do more than cleaning solutions. you need ultraviolet light. you need things like high temperature. >> reporter: the latest round of bad news comes on the heels of an e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurants in nine states. the company warning of a double digit drop in same-store sales in the fourth quarter. >> one of the things the company says it'll do is prepare fresh food ingredients off site. things like diced tomatoes and other risky ingredients, sanitize and seal them before shipping them back to
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>> thanks so much. steve ells, chipotle's founder and ceo, is with us exclusively. good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> i have watching your face watching the tape. this is a tough time for you guys. >> i'm sorry for the people who got sick. they're having a tough time, and i feel terrible about that. we're doing a lot to rectify this and to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> let's start in boston and work our way back to the pacific northwest. the norovirus is what sickened these people. 120 people up in boston. the restaurant is closed down. they've been issued some violations. the cleanup is underway. are you convinced you've contained this now, that more people won't contain being sick? >> well, in regard to the e. coli, you know, there was one particular period of time, from mid october until early november, that appeared -- that's when the outbreak occurred.
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came out over a long period of time. >> you're saying in boston, you could have more cases report snd s s reported? >> well, with the norovirus, probably, you've heard that this is the extent of it. but it's a very -- it's a disease that is very easily passed and spreads very, very quickly, from person to person. >> you're convinced when you reopen the store near boston, people will not be getting sick if they go back to eat there? >> when we reopen, the restaurant will be complete e pletely sanitized and every employee will have been tested and assured they do not have norovirus. >> the e. coli outbreak started in early october. dozens of people got sick. it's my understanding that after weeks of investigating this, the fda has not found an exact source of that e. coli bacteria, is that true? >> it's true.
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we closed our restaurants out of an abundance of caution and tested all the ingredients, surfaces. thousands and thousands of tests, matt, all came back negative for e. coli. if there is a silver lining in this, it is that we have looked at every single ingredient that we use at chipotle. we use 64 ngredients that we bring in, from toarm through the distribution network, how we prepare the food, serve the food. we've had a team ot food safety experts to raise our standards from the already industry nor that are -- >> you call it a silver lining. it might be troubling. if you can't identify the source, how do you eliminate it in the future? >> unfortunately, what got people sick, was no longer in the system by the time they even showed symptoms.
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but the silver lining comment is at it has caused us to put in place practices that our epidemiologist expert says will put us 10 to 15 years ahead of industry normo i believe this will be the safest restaurant to eat at. >> a lot of damage has been done, mr. ells. stock prices doubled, double digits since early november. first, financially, can the company recover? >> certainly. that's not what we're thinking about now. we're thinking about the safety and quality of our ingredients. to put in place practices that will not enable this to happen again. practices that are so far above industry norms today, we will be the safest place to eat. that is our commitment.integrity, to b ing thetlest ingredients to fast food, we have practices that will make it the safest
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>> there are critics who say, mr. ells, this companysstarted with a great idea and grew too fast. that it took off at a rate where you couldn't keep control of things like sourcing and quality control. eva en things that would affect the public health. is there some merit to ihat claim? >> i don't think so. n'because if you look at the quality of our ingredients over e time, we've made great strides in sourckng better quality food. more organics. more local and sustainably raised foods. this was a very unfortunate incident, and i'm deeply sorry this happ sed. but the procedures we're putting in place today are so above industry norms that we are going to be the safest place to eat. >> steve ells, good of you to join us this morning. we know you have a lot going on. >> thank you. now, we go to colorado and a fiery day in court for the man accused of killing a police officer and two others at a planned parenthood last month.
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formally charged had several outbursts, including telling the court he is guilty. >> the truth, huh? kill the babies, that's what planned parenthood does. nobody ever know the amount of blood i saw inside that place. dear called himself a, quote, warrior for the babies. his attorney said he had serious concerns about dear's competency to stand trial. he'll be in court on december 23rd. now we'll move to the weather and tale of two coasts. you have some stories. warm out here and -- >> warm here, but stormy out west. it continues. let's look at some video from northwestern oregon. folks have been having to drive through flooded roads, which they should not do. there have been landslides, mud slides. we're going to be seeing more of this, and mountain snows, as well. we'll show you what we have happening now. we have two storms. currently, one is getting ready to push on shore.
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that's going t? be bringing some wepretty strong storms, as well. we watch thi rain make its way in, and we're going to see heavy rain, heavy sno gew making its way through the pacific northwest. first, one batch comes in today. snow from the cascades to the sierra. tomorrow, heavy rain for oregon and washington and more snow for the sierra. look at he rainfall amounts. we're talking about 7 inches plus along the oregon-california border. mudslides, debris flow possible. a real mess. if there is a silver lining, it's the heavy snow that'll fall in the sierra. some areas may get 3 feet of snow, which is great news for
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it's another mild morning, even northwestern suburbs, only in the low and mid-40s. that's typical for high temperatures this time of year. 51 now in the city, a string of that across long island. you can see upper 40s down the jersey shore. a lot of clouds around early, the showers are gone. we'll break out into sunshine at times late morning and early afternoon. 59 by noon, forecasting a high of 58. 59 tomorrow, with morning clouds and afternoon sun again. low 60s saturday, mid-60s sunday. could tie a record if not break it. maybe some late showers monday. back to sunshine, tuesday, wednesday. >> coming up in the next half hour, record setting heat for the weekend. coming up, an ugly scene.
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driver on the streets protesting uber. could your holiday lights display accidentally blind pilots? the new warning about the star shower lasers. first on a thursday morning,
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looking at the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel there, it's thursday. i'm darlene rodriguez. lice have released new video of the suspe tni arsonist wanted in queens. news 4's katherine craig joins us from forest hills with rdetailes >> what makes that arsonist even more dangerous, according to police, it looks like he has a gun. in that new video released by the nypd, the suspect is seen walking around this area where we are, 112th is street and 68th drive. police say it looks like he removed a gun from his left ankle and put it in his pants pocket. the arsonist has set f es to seven properties in forest hills. the latest arson happened this past sunday. back to you. >> katherine creigh, thanks. we still have problems on the deegan, the ramp to the cross banks westbound, we have an overturned garbage truck area, debris spilled in the right lane. another accident in the backup, the deegan south 233rd street. 30 minutes at the washington
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harlem southbound disabled. the lincoln's at an hour. there's an accident in the center tube inbound. that's going to be in your right lane. heavy delays, dealing with 46 eastbound at the garden state parkway, two lanes blocked. >> thank you. we'll be right back with chris' forecast. we're already 51 degrees in the city. a mostly cloudy sky. but the clouds starting to thin out and break up somewhat. north and west, 40s. 50s out east across long island. another very mild day heading our way. day planner pointing to that and
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upper 50s, forecasting high of 58 degrees. 62 saturday. you could tie a record at 64 sunday, maybe some rain on monday. darlene? >> chris, thank you. coming up on the "today" show, why the faa says a certain
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so here it is 7:30 now on a thursday morning. little christmas music in the background. we'll explain that in a little while. the tree, also, in the background. a nice crowd of people in the plaza. we'll get out in a little while and say hi to them on a warmer thursday morning here in new york. >> good morning, everybody. good to have you with us. here are the stories making heoradlinesllight now. law enforcement sources telling nbc news the san bernardino shooters left behind evidence that they were considering other potential targets. among them, a school building and gatherings in public areas. protesters in chicago
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new demonstrations over the deadly police shooting of a 17-year-old suspect. mayor rahm emanuel, facing calls to resign, tried to calm tensions at a special city council meeting, by apoloamzing for the shooting and vowing complete and total reform of the city's police department. president obama is signing a major overhaul of the no child left behind law today, while standardized reading and math tests will still be required. the changes will limit the classroom time spent on them and lessen the pen >>alties for underperforming schools. let's start ith a story behind the video we've been showing you this morning of a cabbie being dragged by an uber driver. this happened during an anti-uber protest. willie is following this sto y for us. >> good morning. it was a wild scene in toronto. the driver was banging on the car, to make a point that uber drivers are unsafe and uninsured. >> reporter: during a protest against uber in toronto on wednesday, th a cabdriver was ca ght taking out his
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banging on the window of an uber driverds car. the driver pulls away with the man still clinging to the car, dragging him nearly 70 feet. >> i thought this guy followed the law and should have stopped. >> reporter: the man was among several taxi drivers protesting what they see as unfair b iness practices byuber, which they also say is threatening the very existence of the city's taxi industry. the man, the uber driver and his passenger, were not hurt. but it's just the latest in a long line of incidents involving uber drivers across the country and around the globe. cabdrivers in new york, chicago and new orleans joined the global day of action against uber in septemben. with more protests in france, abrazil and india. while the car-hailing app may have revolutioiized the way we get around, the company has faced questions about its business practi.es. >> what is your response to, uber kills professional, good paying jobs, and it's unfair to thue drivers and it's destroying the cab industry?
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e your own car. you don't pay $40,000 to rent the vehicle. you may more dollars per hour and i ws flexible. you don't have a shift. you can turn on your work when you want to, and you can turn it off. >> reporter: traditional cabdrivers complain uber cars are often unsafe and in 'uninsured. >> as for the protester's complaints, uber says our focusm remains on working with city officials to update regulations that allow for inthat vation which will benefit everyone in market. we've seen this in cities around the world. between uber, the new technology and the old city cabs. >> dangerous move there. >> i don't care how frustrated you are. don't hang on a moving car. there is a warning this smorning tied to a popular new way to might upahour home for the holidays using lasers. as we know, they can be a potential hazard to pilots. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us. good morning. >> good morning.
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cover your house with hol ay cheer and sparkle, but one that may carry this hidden danger. the faa warning homeowners that laser light displays if not used correctly, are bright enough to temporarily blind a pilot. simple to sp tacular. >> reporter: you can deck the walls with a flip of the switch. >> same old christmas decorations? now make them exciting with star shower. >> reporter: star shower sold for 49 $3ri9.99 and told out almost everywhere. >> plug it in a you'll have thousands of colorful stars everywhere. >> reporter: it saves 99% on electricities. no ladders, tangled wires or burned out bulbs. it may ome with strings attached. an american airlines pilot over dallas claimed a laser struck his plane. it was connected to a light display.
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the faa is issuing a new warning about the holiday lasers. a stray laseracan blind a pilot. >> flash blindness, which is exactly what it sounds like, and it can cause anything from a mild distraction to an incapacitation of the pilot, resulting in the aircraft crashing. >> i thought it was a cool, very easy decorative piece to put up. we put it up the day after thanksgiving. >> reporter: jen parker bought elstar shower for her home just two miles from the philly airport. >> i made sure positioned correctly on our house. >> reporter: there is a warning on the website and the packaging, not to project the lights within the flight of an aircraft. star shower said its compliance products are in compliance. each beam emitted is not as strong as a laser pointer. laser strikes have been a growing problem.
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ikes this year, almost twice as many in all of 2014. >> don't look at it. >> reporter: like this bright green laser that lit up an nbc helicopter over new york. >> hitting us now. don't look. >> reporter: a nightly problem in cities across the country. now, holiday lights adding to a growing danger in the sky. >> police determined that both of the incidents involving laser light displays on homes were innocent mistakes, but intentionally pointing a laser at a plane is, as we've said, a felony. punishable by up to 20 years in prison and $250,000 fine. back to you. >> tom, thanks so much. al, you promised us record at? >> that is right. it is coming, and it is going to hang around, really, right through the weekend, for a good portion of the country. big dome of high pressure dominating, bringing the clock willse flow of air up into the center of the country, all the way to the east. dc, 12 degrees above normal at 62. tallahassee, 77. memphis, high of almost 70.
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friday, new york city, we're egoing to be 17 degrees above thnormal. these are march-like temperatures. greenville, 70. new orleans, 79 degrees. look ahead to saturday, we see temperatures somewhere from 10 to 25 degrees above normal. on sunday, more of the same. the heat continues. it's going to be a great weekend to wash the car. you'll be out there in shorts, having a great time. ybeoyou don't want to be in the shorts. anyway, lon that may be overstating ate little bit, but nice, warm weather is heading our way. 58 today. clouds will give way to some sunshine, again, unseasonably mild afternoon. rmal highs, mid-40s. tonight, 47, that's the low with patchy clouds. and tomorrow, again, we're close to 60 with clouds in the rning, afternoon sunshine. we're into the 60s over the weekend. 62 saturday, could see that record-tying high of 64 on sunday. clouds roll in monday. still mild. rain late in the day and night. it's gone tuesday, wednesday.
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>> that's your latest weather. big sales on winter coats coming up. >> tough time for retailers. >> it really is. >> al, thank you. coming up next, the uncertain future of the country's highest paid female ceo. is marissa mire on the hot seat? on trending, wait until you the people closest to you can gibe the hardest to shop for, but if you know where to look for inspiration, you can find the perfect gift
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we're back now. 7:42. big changes coming to the struggling internet giant yahoo! >> yahoo!'s board will take its core business, an internet search engine, e-mail and othme digital content, and create a newly listed company. that has many wondering about the future of its ceo marissa mayer. >> there's always new frontiers to explore. >> reporter: yahoo! ceo marissa mayer in the hot seat, defending
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spin off into two separate companies. do you agree with the board's decision? >> absolutely. it was a unanimous decision at the board level. >> reporter: rumors about yahoo! have been swirling for months. now, new questions about mayer's role in its future. yahoo!'s chairman says the board yo ill has faith in her. >> >> i've never met anybody that works harder, that's smarter and cares re. >> reporter: under her leadership, yahoo! has gone ter businesses large and small, acquiring over 20 companies. bringing big names, such as katie couric, even spending $1.1 billion.on tumblr. the web pioneer, one of the ewearlier web icons - >> yahoo!y >> reporter: -- the struggling against competitors like >> cebook. >> the problems are bigger than aer handful of entrepreneurs are help solve. >> reporter: mayer first launched into the spotlight
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chief executive when she was seven months pregnant, making headlines for taking a short maternity leave. while hoping to revitalize yahoo!. at the time, appearing on "today." >> i've had a ton of fun coming into the company. there's a lot of great people there. there's great ideas. >> reporter: now pregnant with twins, mayer says she will be taking another short leave. this time, her future at the company is unclear. >> she wants to save core yahoo! the yahoo! we're all nostalgic for. her legacy will be tied to ether or not she doe a good job running the company. >> mayer's net worth totals $3 0 million, and some dstimates a severance of $50 million and $150 million if she is fired. >> turbulent times. >> she's tried to do a lot but has a lot of challenges. >> thank you. coming up on pop start,
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we're back now. 7:49. some love them, some dread them. tamron, we're talking about office holiday parties. >> good morning, everyone. the holiday office party comes once a year, but it can pr ide,
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for months to come, and much of that embarrassing. for preparing for small talk deciding what toywear, what to drink or not, and people have questions about bringing significant others. take a look at this article from the "washington post." it calls the annual gathering more awkward than meeting the parents. what do you think? >> if you bring significant others, i guess that does add a sense of awkwardness to it. >> okay. we asked twitter, how do you feel about your company's holiday party? look at the numbers. 66% dread it. >> really? i love the holiday party. >> maybe there's something wrong at our party. it's a great time. >> 34% are like you guys, extremely excited about it. i dread it because i feel like you get trapped in small talk and you don't know what to say. >> have a drink. >> then you end up like bridget jones. there are survival tips. say yes to the invitation. go to the party, that's alear sign you really value your
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show up on time, arriving 15 minutes shows respect to the organizers. that applies for any party. share the fun on social media. assuming you behave yourself, sharing photosd is a symbol of workplace pride i l e it. another tip from a real expert who knows when to say when. savannah said -- >> oh! i did say that. >> don't have the third glass of wine. #holiday rt >> it just so happens that natalie was present last night, andat said, you klow how i say i can never have a third glass of wine? >> she had a third glass. >> she outduran drank me. we fought over thu last pign a blanke . >> i ended up on a street corner with savannah. said, we're in a neighborhood. keep it down. i was recording that. >> what? >> you don't remember. >> you were recording it? >> no, i'm kidding. no, no. >> this took a weird turn, it
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good morning, everyone. 7:56. it is 51 degrees on a thursday morning, december 10th.
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crews are working on a gas leak that forced several families out of their homes in brooklyn. four buildings were evacuated along 64th street in borough park when the gas leak was detected around 10:00 last night. those residents were allowed back home about two hours later after crews found a way to temporarily fix the leak, but the street will be closed for most of the day while repairs continue. ond weecould find out this morning when first aienue will reopen, near the spot where hundreds of bricks fell off the hcade of a high-rise building. first avenue has been closed between 66nd and 64th street since monday. let's take a look at the morning commute. here's emily west. >> and harlem river drive, delays dueobo a disabled drvehicle, that's in the left lane. that ba up stretches to near yankee stadium, but the deegan to the ranch to the cross banks westbound, hav this overturned tractor-trailer, delays back past the 230. emily? >> thank you. let's check tbo weather. toda partly cloudy, mild, high of 58. tonight, cloudy with some light
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tomorrow, sun, clouds, high of 59. saturday, temperatures continue to climb, 62 is the high. sunday, we could reach a record high of 64 degrees. coming up on the "todaic show, amy poehler stops by to talk about her role in thh new comedy, "sisters." we'll have another local update in a half hour.
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i really, really like you coming up, test tube puppies. the first litter born by in vitro fertilization. could they save endangered animals around the world? then sister act. >> somebody call a stripper? you'll take your clothes off for us? you can't come in without the judge signing the thing. amy noehler stops by to talk about her new film with.bestie, otinae fey. the nominees are -- we'll have coverage of this morning's - lden globe nominations from beverly hills.
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10th, 2015. , mom in ohio. we love you! >> to our friends and family, guess what? it's ahboy! >> hello, friends and family in arizona. >> good morning, everybody. 2015. are smack dab in the holiday season, and we have a great crowd enjoying the warm and toasty temperatures out here on our plaza. it's absolutely beautiful. may i come and join in your throwback thursday song? >> 1980, the police.
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another person we lovey amy poehler. we're not worthy. she brought that thi of fake flowers for us. thank you, amy. can't wait to catch up with her and hear about her movie with tina. >> oh, that's nice. we love it. if you're looking for holiday cheer -- >> it's early. >> holiday cheer. n't miss michael buble's christmas in hollywood tonight. he has celine dion, blake shelton and others, 8:00 here on nbc. >> impressive. mike caused wrangler to sit. >> where is my treat. >> let's get a check of the top stories. >> investigators have uncovered disturbing new details about the couple who carried out last week's ter,or attack in sand bernardino. the killers may have considered other targets in southern
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university or a public area. - his cell phone of a high school where he workedo? as a food inspector. ofneficials say three years ago, farook may have talked with a childhood friend about staging an attack in los angeles. that friend is the one who first bought the assault rifles used in san bernardino. donald trump announced this morning that he has postponed his t p to israel to meet with prime minister netanyahu. he says he will see netanyahu after, quote, i become president. the israeli leader is'tmong those at home and abroad who criticized his proposal to bar muslims from entering the u.s. trump hinted wednesday night he might pursue a third party bid for president if the republican establishment doesn't treat him with the respect he deserves as front runnon, as he says. the head of the chipotle restaurant chain is trying to reassure customers after an outbreak of norovirus linked to a boston-area restaurant.
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separate e. coli outbreak in nine states. in an exclusive interview earlier on "today," steve ells told matt the problems have resulted in a new commitment to its chipotle customers. >> this was a very unfortunate cident, and i'm deeply sorry this happened. but the procedures we're putting in place today are so above industry norms, that we are going to be the safest place to eat. >> chipotle has taken a financial hit. warning investors o a possible double digit drop in same store sales in the fourth quarter. families were forced from their homes overnight after a tanker truck hauling chemicalsen ex -- exploded on a highway in southern california. he smelled it before the explosion and was able to get out safety and call 911. everyone within a half mile of
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a roof collapsed on to a busy lkway. pedestrians were showered by debris but nobody was seriously hurt. high winds are blamed for the collapse. a high school basketball player mad the shot of a lifetime in north field, minnesota. with his field down by two, less than two seconds, he grabs the rebound and heaves it for the full court shot. three points and the victory. oman says sinking the buzzer bea er was a combination of instinct and luck. he's the lig man on campus today. congrats to him. >> oman oman. everybody on the court was probably saying that. you should get five points for that. >> only needed three. >> natalie, thank you. now to a scientific break through that's unleashing allot of cuteness on the world.
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by invito fertilization. these puppies are the talk of the veterinary world. this morning, we're getting our first look at the litter. >> reporter: cute, cuddly and cutt g edge. ese are the world's first puppies born by invito fertilization, a process human couples struggling with infer infertile itrey used since the 19d 7 70s. the puppies were born months ago after researchers a, c inell universibi movedhem into a female. >> it gives us a starting place to use it for other species. >> reporter: the thinking is a similar process could one day be used to help breeding programs for endangered species. but it's not just animals who could benefit according to
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>> it gives us several opportun ies to help address legenetic disazse in dogs. that can give us information about human help, as well. there's over 350 genetic diseases known in dogs that have direct iimilarities to diseases in people. >> reporter: while it does show promise, the research isn't without critics. mainly from animal rights activist the researchers at cornell argue their work advances both the health and the future of animals. >> we need techniques like invito fertilization to help breeding programs for endangered species, so ussomeday, we can return these animals to the wild. noect oury saving them but the entire ecosystem. >> reporter: for now, the focus is on these little guys. whose true measure of success will come with age. >> this process has been in the works for more than a decade. researchers say it's tough because the reproductive system of dogs is different than humans and other animals.
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puppies have almost all been adopte one female will be kept for further research. we're told they're very happy and healthy this morning and excited with their newfound fame. >> erica, thank you. bring more puppy stories. >> okay. on>> uptnext, aplerk you don't have to pay for. the airline bringing back the free snacks. singing for peace. madonna's impromptu concert for the people of paris. live from studio 1a, it is amy poehler. >> yay. >> with the same vase.
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then -- your hot coffee, and you ha ve this nice, melty stroopwafel. >> other snacks include -- >> what? >> soy nuts and pretzel sticks. no word on whether other airlines would follow suit. >> the dutch would say -- >> you're totally making this up. >> it's like i know. how about the 30s? when you lived through your 30 what was the period like? >> i enjoyed it. >> good time? >> good time. >> yeah. >> lots of kids. >> it can be a little awkward. it's the transitional decade between the wild 20s and the more settled 40s. well, the independent -- website of the independent newspaper came up withean interesting list of the big mistakes people tend to make in their 30s. one, you don't spend enough time with your aging parents. yup. >> definitely. >> good one.
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completely ready to start a family. >> yup. >> check. e >> a lot of people i heir 30s think it's time to stop having fun. >> really? >> because you think you have to mature. as you said, i s the transition time. that's what some say. >> you want to settle down. >> one of my biggest regrets in life, and i don't have many, is my 30s, i feltaold. i'm like, i'm 35. i was constantly referckng to myself -- now, i'm like, i was only 35. >> a lot of people tend to get serious in their 30s because they say, either my career has taken off, i have to really concentrate on it, or my career hasn't taken off, i have to get serious and get a career. >> or all your friends are married and you haven't yet so you're feeling crappy about that. >> interesting. >> i would tell my 30-year-old stuff, don't sweat it. >> i would have said, be more healthy. have you ever tried to talk to somebody looking at their smartphone? seems like they can't hear you, right? >> sure. >> guess what
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a new research says the scientists at university college of london call this unintentional deaf ps ness. a person texting and e-mailing can't hear you because hearing and vision are controlled by the same parts of the brain. in other words, it's hard for us to multitask. i think it's true. >> whe i'm writing about something, i'm thinking about it in my hard. my kids do it all the time. i'm telling them something, and they're completely -- >> they're just ignoring you. >> that, too. >> ever have someone show you something and it's funny and you ll back laughing? sure. check this out. here's a magic trick that had one orangugan in hysterics. it happened at the barcelona zoo. this man performs slight of hand with a chestnut and the cup. the chest t stoms to vanish, sh ingwhhe orangutan nothing is left inside. watch what happens.
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>> that's great. >> you kill me. >> that one gets me every time. that trick. >> i love, also, the man was on the right. >> thanks for clarifying. >> making sure people knew. now to madonna's move for peace and first lady michelle obama like you've never heard her before. tamron? >> madonna surprising fans in paris to a tribute to the lost live there in the recent paris attacks. to say i'm a dreamer, but i'm not he only one >> madonna with her 10-year-old son and singing john lennon's "imagine," as well as her own song. she said this is her way of proving there is more goodness
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now to the "voice" which ends next week, and so will your front row seats to the hottest couple. in an interview with "ext ," blake offered a sweet solution. >> i don't want gwen to not be on the show. let's have a fifth coach. >> why can't we have two females? >> i vote for that. >> who will you miss the most? ..>> i wonder. it's the combination. it's a the chemistry. >> gwen sayin se he'll miss all her fellow coaches equally. the "voice" finale kicks off here on monday on nbc. now to michelle obama, rapping for a good cause, to get kids to go to college. southrthde chicago we all know we had to do overtime every night to make it to tomorrow and everyone could make their dream true.
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>> incredible, right? >> wow. >> mrs. obama with one of our favorites, dave of "snl," and the people at college. this is incredible, part of a new education initiative called better make room. i say, she needs to host "snl" after they wrap up their party. interesting to see. speaking of the first lady, she and the president are sharing their favorit movies of the year. the first couple revealing their picks in the latest issue of "people" magazine. the president went with matt damon's thriller "the martian." the first lady, her favorite movie of th year was the cute "inside out." >> i loved that movie. >> so good. heartfelt movie led by none other than amy poehler. amy is standing by. what do you think about it, amy? >> i knew she was a genius. >> i'd like to see amy poehler and michelle obama rapping. >> any time. >> throwing a little vice
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>> there you have it. thank you very much, amy. there's your pop fix, guys. >> tamron, thank you. are. let's get a check of the weather. >> it's been quiet as far as severe weather, but that'll change as we get to the weekend. we have a lot of moisture up out of the gulf. big jet stream and sheer coming across. storms on saturday from missouri to texas. snowstorm in the rockies will dump decent amounts of snow, up to a foot or more. on sunday, the storm shifts to arkansas, louisiana, down to the gulf. look at the rainfall amounts. first, we have a risk of severe storms on saturday. 23 million people at risk. damaging winds, hail, possible of tornadoes. rainfall amounts from 3 to 5 inches, stretching from central texas on into arkans al, thanks very much. much quieter here. 51 in the city. temperatures in the upper 30s,
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50 across long island. giving way to sunshine. near record warmth especially sunday. next rain chance monday. here's your seven-day forecast. upper 50s today and tomorrow, low 60s is on saturday. sun and clouds sunday could tie the record of 64. monday, late showers. 50s tuesday td wednesday. >> that's your latestiweather. savannah? >> al, thank you. > t t comedy dream team of amy poehler and tina fey are at it again, starring in the new movie,t"sisters." take a look. >> you're lucky, i am free. >> that's a good news.i'm not italian. i don't know why i said it like that. >> i like italians. >> okay. i'm half italian. no, i'm not. that was a lie. i'm just going to casually george jefferson was way out of here, to you. >> all right. >> ease on down the road and run it to the car.
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>> oh! >> amy, good morning. good morning. >> i don't think i can repeat right here on tv my favorite line from the movie, what your safe word is. >> oh, yeah. mot vie bit. >> i remember, i think it was a year ago, reading in the tabloids, amy and tina have a movie b ng shot. there was all this bunzlo there was "star wars" level anticipation and excitement for you. >> that's great because we're coming out against a little indie film called "star wars," made by a first-time director. i'd love everybody to give him a chance week two. week one, see "sisters." >> you and tina in "sisters" play sisters. >> we play women in our 40s whose parents are selling our childhood home. they decide to have one giant blowout party, the kind they never had in high school. >> we remember from "baby mama," you were the lunatic and and tha
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now, you start as the straight laced one and she's the one who is kind of tryino t pull it together. >> we start out that way. what's fun about the ovie is we cross in the middle, and i go a little crazy, my character starts to go bananas and her character realizes she has to keep it together. >> i think we're about the same age, sog hank you for the '80s art fact s artifacts. >> you're welcome. >> i wanted to get a banana clip. >> they had to clean out the childhood bedroom, and i got to request posters of michael j. fox and "out of africa" and "e.t.". what were you like in high school? rage er rager, boom worm? kworm. >> i was a good kid. >> you had the bangs i wanted. >> it was a tough time in the '80s . >> for all of us. >> what was i thinking?
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>> i don't, but thank you fs saying that. i was a late bloomer, which i recommend to anr.ody. >> you don't want to peak in high school. >> if you're most popular, it's downhill from there. >> exactly. can we talk about how great you are? >> okay. >> you have a star on the hollywood walk of me. you were there with your boys. was that cool? >> it was great. my parents were there, my family was there. it's something i never imagined. i had never been to california growing up. i never knew anyone who was an ago actor or writer. to be in that fine company -- >> have you visited your star, dusted it or placed flowers on it? >> my kids laid down. there are my parents. they'll be happy. i'll call them to say they're onovtv. maya rudolph and rashida jones joined me that day.
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for your book, up against jimmy carter. >> once again, it's down to me and jimmy. if i win, i will bestow it to jimmy, in his honor. fine company. patty smith, jimmy carter and me, you know, as usual. >> you and tina, of course, we all love. so much has been written and said about it. you're also going to go back to your roots, "snl." you're co-hosting on december 19th. i'm dying. i can't wrat ait. >> it's fun to host the christmas show. as you know here in new york city, 30 rock, it's a special time. bruce springsteen is the musical guest. it's going to be exciting. >> will you -- i'm not going to say are you going to, but i'll make a request. could you reprise your role as hillary clinton? >> you don't take your impressions with you. the great kate mckinnon does an amazing hillary. hillary was on the show, and they did something together. that's not my choice anymore, to decide that. >> i'll pretend this is "meet
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are you ruling out anoer impression of hillary clinton, amy? >> i'm not ready to answer that question yet. i'm not saying yes or no. all i'm aying is that i can't emphasize enough how little i've thought about "snl." we are not even in the zone yet. >> you'll do it december 18th. >> like this show, you know. >> are you saying i wasn't prepared for the interview? >> i absolutely am not. >> saying i didn't watch the movie? >> did you watch the movie? >> look at the time. >> we caught her! >> no, i did. >> i'm kidding. >> amy poehler, thank you. requests "sisters" is the movie. tina fey will be here on monday. i'm looking at the wrong camera. hello. amy, you made me nervous. >> sorry. >> december 18th. it's not that easy, just because the red light is on -- >> it is the last thing that's so not easy. it's a hard job, high wire act. >> it really is.
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here is drunk. coming up, this morning's golden globe nominations live after your local news. >> i think the camera is up
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two men robbed a man at gunpoint 7th street and central park west. the victims say they had their wallets, phones and credit cards stolen by a group of teenagers. darlene, that shot we showed of the george washington bridge will be a half hour. we o have the ramp both ways closed from deegan to cross bronx. delays on the b.q.e., atlantic avenue. accident in the right lane. anwad a crash on orange eastbound at exit 11. partly cloudy, mild, high of
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tonight, 47. tomorrow, friday, 59. coming up on the "today" show, the nominations for the 73rd announced live. stay tuned. my name is 127 willow lane. and i've had some work done. in '62 they put in a conversation pit. brilliant. in '74 they got shag carpet. that poor dog. rico?! then they expanded my backside. ugh.
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i thought "hmmm." but nest is different. keeps 'em comfy. and saves energy automatically. like that! i'm like a whole new house! nest.
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we're back now. 8: d30 on a thursday morning. 10th day of december, 2015. that means these nice people have 14 shopping days left until christmas. always fun, isn't it? so nice to see you. anyway, back with the big crowd out on the plaza. really nice day. breezy, but nice and warm. >> coming up, the best tv shows, movies and performances of 2015, we'll break down this morning's
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one of our favorite bands, train, stops by to perform music from their christmas album. a lot of fun things to get to, but mr. roker, let's start with a check of the weather. >> friday, we're looking at snow making its way throu the northern plains. out west, record highs fror texas into the mid-atlantic states. saturday, we m e ahead and look for severe weather. we have a risk of strong storms. texas to the mississippi river valley. snow through the rockies. sunday, sunday! record highs along the eastern sea board. risk of strong storms in the low to mid-mississippi river valley. mess out west with the rockies, cascades and sierra with rain into cen it's another unseasonably mild december day. starting out in the low 50s. 53, chelsea. 40s north and weh,st.
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time of year. clouds giving way to sunshine. record warmth over the weekend. upper 50s today and tomorrow. morning cl ouds giving way to sun. 62 saturday. 64 on sunday. 61 monday with showers late in the day. >> that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thanks very much. > more of our special series, the women of silicon valley, welcome changing the face of american innovation. >> natalie is introducing u to a woman who hel other women create their business. >> you can't not mention jessica herrin. she launched the wedding channel wn com channel.com in the '90s and has a family of brands with a mission to empower all women. >> do you want eggs and ham?
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important to see where she's coming from. >> you look beautiful. >> reporter: a wife, mother of two and founder of a multi-million dollar company. they go hand in hand. >> i think how o the company is based on her birthday,mnd ashe's 12 this month. she was in the belly for t rst trunk shows. it really was when i plbecame a mother that i realized you ed d i wanted to be as ambitious as i had been with my career. >> reporter: unlike most entrepreneurs who start with a product and build business around the needs of clients or customers, herrin came up with the idea for the booming jewelry business with her future employees in mind. it was the mission that came first. too many women are sidelined by th wee lack of flexibility in traditional jobs. by modernizing what flexible wo.rk f m home opportunities look like, we're giving women the ability to take control of their lives. >> reporter: stella and dot
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family of brands. a personalized jewelry life. ever is all about skin care. independent business owners use rties, social media and online stores to sell their products. >> in all our businesses, we offer a business in a box. that just means that people can sign up, click buttons and they instantly get an ecommerce website, mobile apps and products they can sell. >> is it a pyr id structure? u hear about pyramid businesses. >> the stella and dot business model works like any fortune 500 company. the success of the sales manager based on how the overall sales are. most owners earn personal commissions. if they choose to, they can be a sales leader and empower other ople to sel the product, as well. >> of course, there are many executives yo know who say women should be leaning in, going all in when it omes to
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how do you think finding a way for women to pull back and work part time is helping in their cause? >> you see women dropping out during their childbearing years because they're seeking a balance. work and family. our mission at stella and dot is very specifically addressing the flexibility issue. so women can still work, but they're working on their own terms. that way, they don't have to take one for the team of women and continue to lean in if they're gffng t leas in and fall over. it's not going to create happiness in their lives. >> reporter: all together, the company employed 50 business owners in six countries. they paid $300 million in commission. blithe harris is he are,r rrin's co-founder. >> i'll spend time with my family and get back online at night.
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everything, you don't feel guilty. >> reporter: guilt, womenosnt out, is the enemy of creativity ahond happ ess. >> do you think you can have it all truly? >> you should not pursue having it all. you should pursue what matters most. being able to knowhat matters to you and then choosing that is at lets you live with authenticity and intention in your life. >> reporter: showing no signs of slowing down. >> i want to get ahead of it. december capital, moving to spring. >> reporter: herrin is living her dream by helping other women design theirs. >> i think a lot of people will love this. >> smart women behind the brand, and you can see it's made a diidfferheck for their employees. >> like the idea. thank you. up next, we'll go to beverly hills for this morning's golden globe nominations. first, this is "today" on
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we're back with this year's gold
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>> we'll take you there live. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to the nominations announcements for the 73rd ppannual golden globe awards. this morning, america ferreira, chloe grace and dennis quaid. america, please get us started. >> good morning. best performance by an actor in a television see es, musical or comedy. aziz ansari, master of none. 34 ks ro sn lowe, the grinder. jeffrey, transparent. best performance by an actre in a television series drama. bals
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viola davis, how to great away with murder. traj e hensen, empire. house of cards. best motion picture, musical or medy comedy. the big short, joy, the martian, spy, train wreck. >> best television series drama. "empire," fox. "game of thrones," hbo. "mr. robot," usa network. "narcos," netflix. "outlander," starz. >> best performance by an actor in a musical or comedy. christian bale, the big short.
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margtt damon, the martian. al pacino. rk ruffalo, infinitely polar bear. best director motion picture. todd hanes, carol. alejandro, the revenant. tom mccarthy, spotlight. george miller, mad max fury road. ridley scott, the martian. >> best performance byean actor in a television series drama. john hamm, mad men. malik, mr. robot. mora, narcos. better call paul. donovan. best performance by an actress in a supporting role in any motion picture.
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jennifer jason leigh, "the hateful eight." len girren, "trumbo." kate winslet, "steve jobs." best performance by an actor in a suppoeying role in any motion picture. paul donough, love and mercy. beast of no nation. mark rylance, bridge of spies. michael shannon, 99 homes. still sta sta stallone, creed. >> best actor in a motion picture drama. trumbo. leonardo addy dicaprio. eddie redmayne, the danish girl.
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thank you. >> best performance by an actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy. jennifer lawrence, "joy."yomelissa mccarthy, "spy." amy schumer, "trainwreck." maggie ismith, "the lady in the van." lily tomlin, "grandma." best performance by an actress in a motion picture drama. cate blanchett, "carol." brie larson, "room." rooney mara, "carol." ronan, "brooklyn."
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and best motion picture drama. "carol "carol." "mad max furry muirfury roaa." if the "re "r venant." "room." "spotlight." >> congratul ions to all our nominees. plewease join us on sunday for e hollywood's biggest celebration, january 10th. the 73rd annual golden globe awards, live on nbc. >> all right. here to break it all down with us, host of front runners on fan dan go fandango. we love doing this. as you listen, you say, wow. >> so predictable. a wow is the showing for "cartaol," which i knew would do
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nominations for rooy mara and cate blanchett. at the golden globes, they thinkanshe's a lead actress, so they put her there. kand t, a rising star, the star of "the danish girl" was also put in the best actress category, even though she's campaigned as supporting. she got two nominations. >> one of your other wows came on an emission. johnny dep not getting a no, ma'am -- nomination. >> he was great in "black mass i thought it'd have a nice showing, at least for him. another surprise was a strong owing for "mad max fury road." best director nomination and a best picture nomination. this is a film that came out this summer. it was more of a blockbuster pe film. it got raet great reviews and getting critics awards. >> "the big short" also has momentum. >> helpful that there's separate comedy categories, and that did
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actor nominations, for steve carell and christian bale. people are beginning to discover it. it's about the collapse of the blfoanks and the housing market. >> somehow, it is entertaining. >> i guarantee it is entertaining, yes. >> anything jump out in the television category and best actor and things like that? >> earlier this morning, they announced the best comedy series category, and four of the six nominees were streaming shows on netflix, amazon and hulu. the others were hbo. it shows that casual and shows like "mozart in the jungle," and "orange is the new blm k,li" is th loving. >> thanks for being our guy. you can catch the gloeld olden globes here on nbc. up next, our friends from train perform live in the studio. first, this is "today" on
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> we're back. it's 8:48. train is adding to the festive spirit of the season with its first ever holiday album. >> it's called christmas in tahoe tahoe. pat is train's front man. daunting to tackle a christmas album? >> it is in june. but, yeah, it was a lot f fun to do. >> was it hard to pick the songs that would make the final cut? >> i've wanted to make a christmas album forever because i love it so much. we had too many songs. it was easy and fun. >> do you have one all-time favorite? >> i think "this christ s" is waysugoing to be my favorite. >> do you have any special plans for the holidays? >> i'm just going to hang out and then go to kona and hang out in hawaii. i've never done it. >> kona, tahoe, either ohe. >> either way.
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>> thanks. are you hanging up a stocking on your wall it's the time that every anta has a ball does he ride a red nosed reindeer does he turn up on his sleigh do the fairies keep him sober for the day hu so here it is merry chri nmas, everybody's having fun look to the future now, it's only just begun are you waiting for the family
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are you sure you got the room spare inside does your granny always tell you that the old songs are the best then she's up and rock and rolling with the rest so here it is merry christmas, everybody's having fun look to the future now, it's only just begun what will your daddy do when he sees your mama kissing santa claus are you hanging up a stocking
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are you hoping that the snow will start to fall do you ride on down the hillside in a buggy you have made when you land upon your head then you've been slade so here it is merry christmas, everybody's having fun look to the future now, it's only just begun ke so here it is merry christmas, everybody's having fun look to the future now, it's
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so here it is merry christmas, everybody's having fun look to the future now, it's only just begun [ applause ] >> once again, the album is christmas in tahoe. pat, train, thank you, guys. we're back in a moment.
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we are back at 8:54. we called and got on the phone. amy schumer nominated for a golden globe for "trainwreck." i want to hear your reaction. this is live television, with no delay, okay? i got your back, girl. yay! i got nominated. >> you are awesome. does it feel great? i mean, are you calling old high schoolboy boyfriends? >> it feels good and i'm proud of what i accomplished. really, it is more about the revenge. i want to thank the hollywood foreign press, but more than that, there are people i want to say no thank you to. how much time do we have left on the show? >> not enough for you to trash people. are you going to start to write the speech now, or is that a
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>> i would practice it right now. i want to say -- matt, hello? you guys, we did this together. the three of us, this is ours. >> you know what i was thinking, "trainwreck 2," and we are available for a cameo. >> well, we'll look at your audition tape, but the demand is high. i don't know. >> matt is willing to be nude. >> i'll reprise the lebron role. >> i picture matt nude and still wearing his socks and loafers. >> congratulations. live television. >> we love you. >> congrats. >> give the people what they wa see curiosity become wonder, and winter become christmas. the radio city christmas
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visit radiocitychristmas.com today. good morning, everyone. 8:57 looking at the george washington bridge. 51 degrees out. i'm darlene rodriguez. commuter alert for drivers in the bronx. overturned truck blocking the major deegan on the cross bronx. traffic stretches back bruckner. bridge. partly cloudy, mild, high of 58. tonight, cloudy with light rain,
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this morning on "today's take," the golden globe which of your favorite sho and stars made the alcut? a girl asked sanity to bring ta to bring her daddy home for christmas. we go one on one with country legend dolly parton. all that and more now. >> announcer from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie moralb., willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." it's thursday morning, december 10th, 2015.
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i'm willie with be, natalie and tamron. classic one this morning, natalie. >> 15 days to go. counting down, so i figured, let's lay it on now. fight? we have the tree behind ig, the plaza. here you go. my little christmas song for you. very nice. we have breaking news, hot off the press. >> golden globe nominations. >> here's an interesting thing, i think for the first time in the history of the golden globes, if you watched broadcast see a golden daobe nominated tv series comedy. hulu. "orange is the new black," netflix netflix. "silicon valley," hbo. "veep" and
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also, by the way, for besl ecomedy actor, jeffrey tambor, our good fhaend who is on the -- is not on the phone? >> he's going to call us though because he watches the show every morning. jeffrey, call us. >> jeffrey, call us. i'm sorry. i thought he was on the phone. >> we're trying to get him on the phone. >> we've got, let's see -- >> best motion picture drama. >> "carol." having a big season. "mad max fury road." >> they're saying this was a surprise for this category, because it was a blockbuster. it is incredible. >> i've got to see it. i have yet to see it. >> i'll tell you what, it's quietly been winning some of these smaller awards in the lead up to the golden globes and oscar. best picture awards. >> "spotlight." >> amazing. >> doing really well. "revenant" with leonardo addy
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>> brie larson has been on our show a couple times. "roo "room" is another one, a lot of people haven't seen it, but it is intense. brie larson is incredible in that role. >> best picture comedy musical. "the big short," "joy," "the martian." >> i don't know if that's a comedy. >> didn't laugh much in it. >> no. >> "spy." >> love it. >> "trainwreck." >> melissa mccar y, amy schumer, queens of tmedy. >> the two of the should share it. >> "spy" was so good. >> if you want to get happy this weekend, put the tree up or finish the tree, put i "spy." the scene of her on the vespa. >> people have a lot of tv/movie watching to do after this list came out. >> i saw "trumbo." itpr was terrific.
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leonardo dicaprio in "the revenant." also, eddie redmayne. >> "the revenant" isn't out in theaters yet. >> somebody saw it. >> will smith back on the scene. >> michael fassbender, "steve jobs." >> ad best actor nods in dramas. let's look at best actress, too. we've done the best actor. actress in drama. cate blanchett for "carol." egbrie larson in "room." rooney mara, also in "carol." two in the same category. >> apparently, according to earlier, the golden globe folks changed this to be listed as st actress. >> you had her own earlier a couple weeks ago.?ronan in "brookhyn," apparently, incredible actress. >> one of the most charming people we've ever had on the show. >> heart her. she is great.
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>> vikander from "the danish girl." >> ny series. "empire," "game of thrones," "mr. robot," "outlander," "narcos." you can go on a marathon with "narcos." it's why they developed the marathon television concept. it's brilliant. it's a tough one, but i'll go with "narcos." >> "empire" is nominated for a lot of muff. >> phenomenal. pablo was nominated for best actor in a tv series dram v >> best tv series, comedy or drama. "casual," "orange is the new black," "transparent," "amvesilicone valley valley." all streamingeshows. incredible. >> i'll bring up one thing.
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the best supporting actor drama. sylvester stallone was nominated r "creed." there was an audible gasp. i believe he's going to be the favorite. the sentimental favorite, the heart string favorite, and he was phenomenal in "creed." >> i was surprised by how good this movie was. i kind of thou ht, gleng back to "rocky "rocky," but it was terrific. >> we've seen stallone in the action movi, but this was a lgreat drama. >> we're working on getting the minees on the phone. as soon as they call in -- >> jeffrey, call us. >> john hamm, best actor in a tv drama. >> well deserved, absolutely. >> as we wait for our friends to call us, hollywood. >> nobody calls us, does that
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>> we have friends ae nd we have friends in the military. willie geist last night hosting the armed forces gala and gold medal dipper. er. ll us about it. >> it's great. the uso liaoves you, al, and they love you. you did the show with jay leno last year. it's a great event. you have generals, you have form joint chiefs of staff, you have medal of honor recipients, jack jacobs, and all the men andveterans, as well. this bracelet todas, i don't know if youan see it, i think we have a picture of it, as well. army specialist carlos gonzalez, 101st airborne, killed in 2006 wh ile serving,in iraq. left behind a wife and 1-year-old daughter. his mother came up to me last night and said, it's been almost tetn years since i lost my son. it's still hard to wake up in the morning, hard to get out of bed, but, she said, when you
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me a smil it lifts meeup, and it helps mace up. i have to tell you, natalie, her favorite part of the show, dark natalie. all she wanted to talk about. to>> i love you, ms. gonzalez. >> we loves you all, too. it was moving to hear her say, sometimes i wake up and i can't believe it's still real that i don't have my son, but you allow me to smile a little bit, especially when dark natalie shows up. we love you back. thank you. >> i'll bring it back a little more for her. >> maybe you can call her. >> call her as dark natalie, surprise her. well, she's watching so we can't surprise. give her our love. >> i have to share this video. men and women fighting for the country, and a lot won't be home for the holidays. one soldier, trent, went to make his homecoming special, wanted to do it for his family, especially for his two daughters. he enlisted santa. older daughter told santa she
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here's what happened next. >> when i say the magic words, you open your eyes, okel? open your eyes. >> daddy! [ applause ] >> ho, ho, ho! >> that is the best. >> trent baskerville. thank you for bringing that us. i had to watch it a couple times in my office to get the emotions out so we could do it on tv. >> so beautiful. >> here's an incredible -- i mean, we love high school athletics. a lot of us played. yoreu played high school basketball. >> sure. >> have you seen a shot like this? done a shot like this? >> not even close. >> this is a game-winni shot like you haven't seen. out of austin high school in
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oman oman gets the rebound to nail that. three points puts them over to win. they defeated northfield high school. congrats to oman oman. >> oh, man, oh, man! >> half of the room are stunned, in their seats, can't move. >> you can take that shot a million times and maybe make it once. >> i think we have brie larson on the phone right now, nominated for "room." are you on with us? >> we have to pay our bill. >> maybe not. >> we have friends. >> i'm going to go do the weather and maybe somebody will call. >> call us if you're a friend of ours. call. >> ms. gonzalez, call us. >> we're looking at this storm system. another system coming into the pacific northwest. next three days, there's a storm behind that. look at the rainfall along the
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we're looking at runoff from the rain. some areas may pick up 7 inches or more. mudslides and debris flow possible. we'll be watching that. the really good news is we're going to see a ton of snow in the sierra and the cascades. especially in the sierra. that will help the snow pact as we get into next spring, as well. on the other hand, we've got on saturday, 23 million people at risk for severe storms. super cells in the afternoon. possible tornadoes. rainfall amounts, anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain, from central texas to western and central arkansas. we'll start out with plenty of clouds for today. then breaks of sunshine as we go through the day. 58 degrees this afternoon. normal highs 45. way above that. 47 the low tonight. relatively mild night. suburbs closer to 40. upper 50s again tomorrow with early clouds.
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warmer by the weekend. record-tying 64 senday. rain late monday,onda night. mild tuesday and wednesday, mid 50s. hat is your latest weather. and we have someone on the phone! >> a friend. >> somebody who i love. >> gina rodriguez, congratulations for your golden globes nominations for "jane the virgin" on the cw. ch >> thank you. i love you guys. >> she rapped with us and salsaed with sals with us. >> her speech last year had us in tears. >> it was beautiful. >> to be honest, i couldn't have asked for more. i really am driving to work right now, just so super thankful. m going to make surf i work my tush off today, to not make it for nothing. pretty exciting. i'm shaking, so i'm t ring to keep my hands on the steering wheel.
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>> gina, how did you hear about it? i promise. gina? >> well, i had a 6:00 a.m. call this morning. i was up at about 5:15. best friend was sleeping ove at my house to keep my company, actually sleep. she was in the living room listening to it, and i couldn't bring myself to walk over. i started pouring myself coffee. then they called my name, and i pretty much dropped to the crying. amazing. yeah, i heard from afar, from the kitchen to the living room. >> you won last year, and you're thucere again at the big dance. congratulations. >> got to start working on the speech again. >> thank you for your support. >> we'll sot you. >> bye, gina. >> we also have brie larson on the phone, i'm told. we just mentioned, nominated for
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congratulations. >> what the heck, you guys? >> come on, you were expecting this. i mean, that performance was -- and you were here on the show to talk about that movie. it is absolutely phenomenal. it's a movie that is soc emotionally wrenching. how does it feel, to be as nominee now? i can't even figure this whole thing out. i mean, i'm in hawaii right now so i had to get up at 3:00 a.m. i was sitting in between my parents, and i still can't tell if this is a dream or not. i had a realistic dream yesterday, where i ate a whole bag of chips. >> you deserve the bag of chips. and the range here, you have your nomination for "room" and the movie you were in, one of the funniest of the year, "trainwreck." life. anis was your year. does it feel as special, even though it's surreal? >> it feels so special.
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i could have ever imagined. to be able to be nominated myself, but also know i'm surrounded b so many people i love. i have so many wonderful p ple i know that are nominated. to have "trainwreck" nominated and know that judd and amy will be at a nearby table, it's awesome. it's amazing. >> it's been an incredible year for you, and we have a feeling this is the beginning of the good news this award season. brie larson, thanks for being us early. go back to bed in hawaii. >> enjoy. >> hello. ahola. >> thanks a lo >>t.
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on ebay. >> jeff, you won last year. how does i feel this time around? >> you know, it's so wonderful. i'm so honored. the hollywood foreign press has been so supportive. they've -- they're so cool. then to nominate the show, it's such an ensemble effort. then it's a good day. today is my kid's birthday. >> wow. >> usher was just on, and it was his son's birthday. your n's birthday. >> in honor of you and your nomination, we're eating on your behalf. >> we love you, jeffrey. >> congratulations. >> jeffrey, congratulatio looks like some folks have had it sotemetimes those seats cost a ridiculous number of m es... or there's a fee o use them. i know. it's so frustrating. they'd be a lot happier with the
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mj transit bus. details are sketchy. this is serious enough to shut down 520. >> partly cloudy, mild, high of 58. coming up on the "today" show, amy schuller gives us a look at
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taking a look at the headlines. insurance institute for highway safety is out with its latest ratings on cars and trucks. 61 vehicles get the group's top safety pick for 2016, including the ford f-150 pickup. of those 61 vehicles, 48 do even better, with the rating of top safety pick plus for aving an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention. the chrysler 200 is among the rs getting the plus rating. to see the full list, go to today.com. researchers are showing off the world's first puppies born
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experts say friday is theost expensive day, but how early you buy is also important. they say booking 57 days before a north american flight is ideal, if you have that much time to plan. united airlines i bringing back free snacks in economy. starting in february, passengers will get a complementary care caramel-filled waffle on early flights and savory snacks later in the day. it comes when airlines have been charged for just about anything. >> i like the stroopwafel. >> let's get to the weher. >> i saw you sneaking in on me there. >> we have snow through the plains. wet weather in the pacific northwest. record highs making their way from texas to the mid-atlantic states. ahead to saturday, you're going to be looking also at some risk of strong storms through texas on into the mid mississippi river valley. record highs continue along the eastern sea board. snow back through the rockies and the cascades. on sunday, sunday! record highs along the east,
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we'll start out with clouds. sunshine as well is. another mild day by december standards. certainly with a high of 58 degrees. tonight, patchy clouds. overnight low 47. maybe a few 30s north and west. tomorrow, clouds in the morning, sun in the afternoon. watch out for rain monday, monday night. sunshine and 50s tuesday and wednesday. >> that's your latest weather. willie? singer, song writer, business mogul dolly parton is a legend. growing up with 11 brothers and sisters in the hills of tennessee, she never forgets her roots. tonight, "coat of many colors" premieres on nbc.
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pigeon forge, tennessee, to pay dolly a visit. got no money but we're rich in love >> reporter: set in 1955, "coat of many colors" introduces us to dolly parton, living in a small home in rural tennessee, long before the platinum records and the rhinestones. >> what do you remember about a household that wasn't big, you didn't have a lot, but you had a lot of love and brothers and sisters. >> we did. >> you had a mom and dad with you. >> that was enough. we didn't always make jokes and say, we didn't know we were poor until a smartal al al allic told us we didn't have much. we had what mattered. >> reporter: her parents are played by jonnifer nettles and rick schroeder. >> you're as beautiful to me today as the first time i saw you. >> what does our mom and dad make of your rise?
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knew, singing on the front porch to her corn cob doll, and you become this huge star. what do they think? >> i don't think mama was that surprised. she saw it in me. she thought, if smib is anybody is going to do what they say, it's going to be her. i was determined. mama helped make little clothes and stuff. when i got to be a teenager, i wanted to wore clothes, push them together and up. she said, you better not tell your daddy. >> she did it for you? >> she did. i used to steal the shoulder pads out of my grandma's winter coat to make me a push-up bra. grandma would say, where is my shoulder pads? i don't know. >> repor er: it's that charm and sass that people love about dolly parton. well, that and the music. including one of her biggest hits, which i c dssed to dolly, i had attempted to perform myself in public, on national tv. wa dolly, i have a little -- i don't know if i'm going to call it a treat, or might be -- you
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than a treat. this is on jimmy fallon's lip sync battle show. they let me choose a song, and here's the one i chose. pour myself a cup >> they didn't give me the costume. little hips. look at the chorus though. getting by >> for the record -- >> that was really good. >> thank you. i hit all of the notes. >> you sound like dolly. >> that's the idea. >> that's cute. >> i won, thanks so you. >> did you? >> i have to thank you, dolly. >> reporter: i think we all can agree, it's best to leave the performing to dolly, whose first album came out in 1967. >> her it is, dolly. your career in one place. >> i know. there's about 72 album covers, i think, on this wall. >> reporter: dolly will turn 70
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making plans for her 100 birthday. sealing a capsule full of dolly parton artifacts to be opened 30 years down the road. >> what we're going t put in this is little pieces from my childhood. where i used to sing with a tin can, microphone, and a song i wrote this year called "my place in history." i'm going to open it when i'm 100. if i'm not around -- >> you'll be here, dolly. >> i wouldn't be surprised. >> you'll still be making records. we know you will. >> just like theest of the world, i love dolly parton. my wife is aware, and we're working through it. "coat of many colors" debuts tonight at 9:00 on nbc. the apps that could save you i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. was so focused on eamaking good food choices, i had no dea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away.
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>> incredible device. it's the most robust system i've stumbled across when it comes to locking down phones if you're driving a car. you stick this device just understood beneath your rear-view mirror. similar to an easy pass or fast pass where i'm from. a message pops up on to your phone that says, i'm in safe mode. we can show you this here. i'm in safe mode. it locks it down. cell control, the sensors in this device, this is a solar powered device, it knows if you're in the driver's seat. you cannot get phone calls, can't go on social media. you can't do anything with your phone. you can hand it off to a backseat. >> brilliant. >> this is amazing. $130. they also have a report card where you can see how their ens are doing. it's amazing. >> drive id, look that up. >> jennifer, great ideas. we're back after this.
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>> mix that with cuban garlic powder and mexican apadraig gano. y u can smell the difference. >> you can refrigerate it. ground beef, sauteed in the pot. add your onions and chilies, and mix. >> we'll have this: on the website. i have to taste it now. the true texas way, inside the frito bag. i'm going to taste it. >> we're going to go over to steve. this is a chili your mom helped you make. >> this is a chowder, al. the chili is ove there. >> sorry, chowder. >> the secret of this is we take the potatoes raw and put them in here. he 's the thickener. instead of flower, the starch of the potato thickens up the hchowder. thuten a clam broth we made rlier. look at this, fuelf flavor. we let it simmeo and add our crueam. >> boom. >> little cream. let this go.
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serve it, we take the fresh cl rams. don't put them in until the end to keep them tender. if you put them in too early, it'll be tough. >> i have to try a little bit of each. >> all right. >> we have to try ours, too. >> we're going to award the winner when we come back. >> we are? >> we have to after this. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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if this were sunday night football, it'd be sudden death. tamron? >> al, thank you very much. cabootles is donating for an eighth year to our drive. steve is in charge of sales and marketing and brought his kids. tell us about your donations. >> we are offering over $50,000
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>> all kids should be this great.
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the nj state bomb squad is sisting after a suspicious device was found on board this transit bus. we are over route 520. new jersey transit police swept the bus a short time ago with a bomb-sniffing dog. we don't know what outcome was. police are no longer keeping their distance and the roads are beginning to open up. thanks very much. a check of the weather. partly cloudy, mild, high 58. don't, cloudy, light rain possible, 47. tomorrow sun and clouds, high of 59. temperatures continue to go climb. 62 for the high. sunday, we could reach a record high of 60.
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