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81 people on board, including a professional soccer team. this morni pulled from the wreckage. tennessee burns. wildfires raging out of control in the great smokey mountains. at least 100 homes damaged or destroyed. mandatory evacuations ordered in two resort towns. flames now at the edge of the famous dollywood resort, and this nearby hotel where guests appear to be trapped inside. officials believe arson is to blame. we're live with the latest. is he a terrorist? new images emerge of the man behind the attack at ohio state university. >> there's a guy crashed his car
ran out with a knife. >> 11 people injured, the suspect shot and killed by police. this morning, the chilling message he left on facebook as investigators search for a motive. and palace intrigue. is today the day trump ends the very public deliberation over who will be his secretary of state? is it disgraced former general david petraeus, rudy giuliani still in the mix? mitt romney, in or out? and has this top aide to trump gone rogue with her criticisms tower "today," tuesday, november 29th, 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's 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. it is a tuesday morning and it is a busy one. we've got some breaking news to get to.
soccer team crashing overnight near medlen, colombia. it is hard to imagine there were any survivors at all. let's get right to nbc's tom costello. what can you tell us? >> the plane is a british aerospace 146. it went down on approach to medellin. carrying this brazilian soccer team that had been living a dream this soccer season. this morning authorities say it may have run out of foul or had been experiencing an electrical problem just before it crashed. the mayor of medellin call it a tragedy of huge proportions. a plane crashed just before 10:00 on approach to colombia. authorities say a handful of the plane carrying 81 people crashing on its approach to medellin, colombia. colombian authorities say a
that includes at least one soccer player who was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries. pictures show twisted metal wreckage, rescue operations hampered by torrential rain and fierce storms and this morning they were temporarily suspended. flightradar.com shows the plane circling medellin repeatedly before finally going down. one ambulance driver told a colombian journalist the only way to reach the plane was to drive a 4x4 backwards in a muddy track. the charter plane flying from bolivia circled the airport many the pilot reportedly told the control tower of electrical problems onboard. one journalist in colombia told britain's sky news he was surprised the plane was allowed to fly in such bad weather. a facebook video on the team site show an excited team before the flight preparing to play in the first leg of a final match in an important south american club competition, but play has now been suspended.
charter plane. chapecoense is a fairytale success story. they reached the top flight of brazil's soccer league in 2014 and despite being underdogs, they made the big time after quite a few years in the wilderness. chapecoense, the president of the brazilian soccer club said this morning, they were going off to make our dreams come true, but their dreams were dashed. savannah, back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. another story we're wildfires sweeping through the smokey mountains of tennessee. thousands of people ordered to leave. flames are now threatening the famous dollywood resort. brandon bates is in gatlinburg with the latest. good morning to you. >> reporter: the communities under a mandatory evacuation order this morning. more than 30 structures have burnt to the ground, businesses and home burnt to the ground
arson. the hope now is a rainstorm could come through and give a little bit more relief. >> oh, my god, it's so hot. >> reporter: overnight, desperate attempts to escape a massive wildfire sweeping across the communities of gatlinburg in pigeon forge, tennessee. residents fleeing intense flames, looking and spreading like molten lava. residents thankful to make it out of their homes alive. >> they let me go back in just for a mi we are all safe now. at my son's, so we're fine. >> reporter: while terrified guests were trapped inside of a hilton hotel surrounded by flames, the fire too close and too dangerous for them to leave. these pictures taken by an employee of the hotel showing the fire burning right outside. local officials say 30 structures were devoured by the flames, including an apartment complex. more than 500 acres burning in the small town, several roads
national park have been closed. officials say 70-mile-an-hour wind gusts fueled the out-of-control fires near several popular tourist destinations, including dollywood, the area's largest theme park. days ago country music legend dolly parton releasing this public service announcement. >> please help firefighters avoid wildfires. >> reporter: parton asking fans to help protect the great smokey mountains by observing burn bans and reporting fires whenever they see them. a spokesperson for dollywood the theme park have been damaged but staff and dozens of guests were evacuated from the resort as a precaution. national park employees were evacuated from the area, too. >> i've been in federal service for 25 years and nothing we've experienced has prepared us for what we experienced here in the last 24 hours. been just an unbelievable. >> reporter: thousands of tourists and residents are now
been completely destroyed by the flames. also a lot of area schools have been cancelled today, as well. now this is the second fire reported in this area within the past week alone, so a lot going on for these firefighters out there. also forecasters predicting a little bit more rain today. hopefully, that sends some relief. for now, matt, back to you. >> brandon bates, brandon, thank you very much. how's the weather going to help or hurt those people today? >> well, the problem right now is the front has still not showers come through, but what we're concerned about are the winds. over five states we've got more than 50,000 acres burning right now. here's the front still back to the west, but the big problem, the winds that this front generated. so we're looking at winds coming out of the southwest, basically, 10 to 15, 20 miles per hour. but gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour. that's going to fan the flames. we could see rain returning
right now it's going to be worse. the rain is not going to be enough to really douse the flames, or at least ameliorate the effect of the winds. >> thanks very much. we are learning more this morning about the man behind the chilling attack that injured 11 people at ohio university and the question facing investigators now, was this an act of terrorism? nbc's stephanie gosk is on campus. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. classes have resumed here. students had just returned from their thanksgiving holiday, ready for that last push of the semester. instead, some found themselves running for their lives. their attacker say police, a fellow student using his car and a butcher knife as weapons. abdul razak ali artan. at his graduation last may from columbus state community college. on monday nearing the end of his first semester at ohio state, police say he launched a
calls poured in to 911. >> i think it is some type of terror attack. he did it purposely. there was a guy drive his car into a bunch of people, ran out with a knife chasing down people. >> reporter: shortly before the attack, campus surveillance cameras captured the suspect alone driving a relative's car. moments later, authorities say, artan jumped a curb crashing into unsuspecting faculty and students. that's when police say he got out of the car with a butcher knife. an osu police officer shot and killed artan at the scene. 11 faculty, student and staff members were injured. the entire 2,000-acre campus went into lockdown. >> it's not real. you go numb. >> reporter: law enforcement officials say they are still far from determining a motive but have not ruled out terrorism. authorities say artan allegedly left behind a message on his facebook page, attacks on muslims around the world led to
the post also mentions the controversial american cleric anwar al awlaki killed by a u.s. drone in yemen in 2011. law enforcement officials say artan was born in somalia, fled with his family to pakistan in 2007. he came to the u.s. through jfk airport in 2014. he was a lawful, permanent u.s. resident. the osu student newspaper interviewed artan on his first day of classes, quoting him, "if they're going to think, what's going to happen. but i don't blame them. it is the media that puts the picture in their heads." overnight, law enforcement searched artan's last known address. a bomb squad on hand. the investigation only just beginning. investigators are looking to see if artan was given assistance or direction from anyone else, but they are leaving open the possibility that he acted alone.
is that all but four of those 11 injured in the incident have been released from the hospital. the other four are in stable condition. savannah? >> all right, stephanie gosk, thank you. nbc news analyst juan zarati served as national deputy security advisor for combating terrorism during the george w. bush administration. juan, good to see you. good morning. >> good morning, matt. >> people are asking, was this terrorism. let me just go through some of the boxes this guy checks off. he goes on facebook, expresses his anger over the way muslims are treated around the world, he mentions anwar al awlaki, the controversial american-born cleric with close ties to al qaeda. then he carries out an attack following what seems to be the playbook of isis. is it terrorism? >> well, it starts to check all the boxes, as you say, matt. it has the hallmarks in terms of the sense of grievance and the narrative that al qaeda and isis has tried to inspire in. lone wolf attackers and those
significant because we've seen in awlaki's digital afterlife and influence over many of those who have been radicalized in the west. certainly the methodology here tracks with what isis and al qaeda have been calling for, which are simple attacks, the use of cars, the use of weapons like butcher knives, and, frankly, it looks like the attack in 2013 of the killing of a soldier in london where he was run over, then decapitated with a butcher and so this begins to look like the hallmarks of an al qaeda/isis inspired attack, at least an investigator is going to look to see if there are any connections to overseas direction. >> that was my question, juan. because just because it does have the look of a lone wolf attack in the sense that in some ways it is quite a crude attack, that doesn't mean there wasn't direction from syria or from somewhere else. is that correct? >> that's right, savannah. i think one of the things that investigators not just in the united states but in europe have
attacks -- that's a bit of a misnomer -- are not only inspired by isis or al qaeda, but often have a handler or direction coming out of places like raqqa in syria or even mosul in iraq. some cases where individuals are actually perpetrating the attack and getting direction directly from these foreign handlers. so authorities are going to be looking very carefully to his communications, his network and are going to be very careful to draw any ass whether or not he was acting alone or was being directed by isis. >> juan, thank you very much. >> my pleasure. thank you. in the meantime it could be a big day at trump tower with the president-elect expected to make more cabinet announcements. also on his agenda today, a second face-to-face with mitt romney who's said to be in the running for secretary of state. nbc's hallie jackson is at trump tower this morning. hallie, good morning.
already it's been a busy morning for the president-elect making official a new top post in his administration. we expect it to be a busy day in new york, and all of it follows a busy night for him, at least on twitter, where he railed against those working to debunk his unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud. today, a new name for the new cabinet. the person pick to head health & human services, congressman tom price, the georgia republica who literally wrote the bill to roll back the affordable care act. >> repealing and replacing obamacare. >> reporter: price, an orthopedic surgeon from the atlanta suburbs, the latest trump pick, according to a high level source familiar with the decision. with drama now building over other options for the high-profile position of secretary of state. mitt romney's set to visit new york today for a second round of talks with the president-elect. after meeting donald trump before thanksgiving, despite months of railing against him
>> do you still think is he a con artist, sir? >> reporter: romney never answering that question. >> donald trump is a phoney, a fraud. >> reporter: his attacks earlier this year had one of trump's top aides publicly putting romney down. >> we don't even know if he voted for donald trump. >> reporter: kellyanne conway overnight posting this photo with the president-elect, a clear rebuke to reports suggesting trump was upset with her remarks about romney. also expected at trump tower today -- tennessee senator bob rk campaigned for the top state department job, unlike long-time loyalist rudy giuliani, considered by some in trump's inner circle a front-runner for the post. a new contender also interviewing with the president-elect -- retired general david petraeus. >> very good conversation. we'll see where it goes from here. >> reporter: the appearance of the former cia chief raising eyebrows given he pled guilty to mishandling classified information.
hillary clinton after the fbi's investigation into her handling of the classified info, tweeted, he's impressed by petraeus. also overnight, tweeting new hits on the media for pointing to scant evidence of the voter fraud he claims, allegations debunked by fact checkers and denied by election officials in states he went after. >> if you have evidence, if you have proof, bring it forward. and if you don't, then to allege it is very, very irresponsible. >> reporter: the president-elect and his team have also been speaking out against a recount initiated by the green party in the $3.5 million expense for the the first rally, the first big event set for thursday night in cincinnati, ohio. remember, this is something that the president-elect's team said he would do, go to these states where he did well during the campaign, the president-elect and his press corps. matt and savannah, getting back on the road. >> all right, hallie jackson,
second day to honor fidel castro, who died friday at the age of 90. here's a live picture from revolution square in havana, where thousands of cubans have gathered to pay respect to the late revolutionary leader. following castro's death, cuba declared nine days of national mourning there. is a memorial service in havana tonight, and tomorrow castro's ashes will begin a three-day procession across the country. >> we turn back to al and what's happening on the west coast this morning. well, we are watching all of that, seattle, nice day, 49 degrees, partly cloudy skies. in fact, for the most part you're looking at gorgeous weather. san francisco 57 and sunshine, 68 in l.a. clouds in denver, temperatures about 40 degrees. phoe
>> thank you, al. coming up -- the california mother found badly beaten three weeks after she was abducted. she was set to speak with investigators today. we're live with some new developments in that case. and america's chernobyl. is this the most toxic place in america? ronan farrow is here with what he's uncovered. but first, this is "today" on
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with a high of only 54 tomorrow. >> oh, the four ps, porsches, pt cruisers, and i can't get to number four. watch out for vehicles on southbound 15, not a big deal but if you take the noun 95 and we'll show you that area, the barrels on standby in the overnight hours with two lanes blocked off for project neon work so watch out fore restrictions from 9:00 p.m.-5:00 this morning. the travel times, busy on the southbound 15 as you make your way down to the spaghetti bowl to the 215, that is a 10-minute drive, dana. >> all right, tom. thank you. they're calling it a day in disruption. in essence local fast food workers want $15 an hour and tom hawley above the scene over the las vegas strip in essence across the mirage as mcdonald's
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crash in colombia is under investigation. the plane went down on approach to the international airport in medellin, colombia, killing 75 of the 81 people onboard. most of the passengers were players and staff from a brazilian soccer team. officials are trying to determine a motive for monday's attack at ohio state university that injured 11 people. the suspect plowed his car into a crowd, then stabbed several before he was shot and killed by campus police. artan was a somali refugee who came to the u.s. back in 2014. shortly before the attack he apparently wrote on facebook he had reached a boiling point and referenced lone wolf attacks. and it looks like cyber monday will go down as the largest online sales day ever. early numbers show a biggie.
friday sales, so what were people buying? top sellers included lego sets, video game consoles, and televisions. also this morning, there are new developments in that mysterious abduction of a california mother who was found alive but badly beaten more than three weeks after she vanished. the victim now set to speak to investigators as they search for suspects. nbc's gadi schwartz is in redding, california. gadi, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. detectives spent sev h yesterday interviewing sheri papini, with more interviews to follow. investigators getting a better idea of her time in captivity. >> it is important we determine why they chose mrs. papini. >> reporter: in redding, california, the hunt for two kidnappers is priority number one. >> we don't know what their motive was to abduct her. so it is rather scary.
recovering and reuniting with family. now she is expected to begin the long process of telling detectives everything she remembers about her abductors. so far they have only been described by investigators as hispanic women with a gun. detectives have been working non-stop following up on hundreds of tips. >> it's been a full-court press from day one, including a ground search, looking at phone records, looking at her phone that was recovered the first day of the reported as a missing persons event. >> reporter: the mother of two was chained, beaten and left on the side of a california highway 150 miles from her home after going missing for more than three weeks. we learned that she was released by her captor. she was bound with restraints but was able to summon from a passing -- help from a passing motorist. >> reporter: now that papini is safe, relief for hundreds who
the mayor of redding says papini called her to thank him for her support. >> they were both very thankful. i'm sure feeling relieved it was over. now the healing begins. >> reporter: but the mayor is one of the few to have personally spoken to papini since her return. >> we are overwhelmed with joy of how supportive everyone has been to help bring us together as a family again. >> reporter: her sister has asked for privacy for the family offering no details. while authorities knocking down online rumors in blogs >> people are entitled to their opinion. but they don't know the facts of the case and what we know within our investigation. so other than that, it's just pure speculation and their opinion. >> reporter: the sheriff is encouraging the sheriff is encouraging patience and vigilance at this point. >> head over to al. i hear lots of rain is in our
>> yes, there is. and maybe on into wednesday for the tree lighting, but we will look at that in just a moment. we do have showers and thunderstorms now firing up from west virginia all the way into the northeast. some snow as you get into northern new england. this front pushing through. some of this rain is going to be heavy at times. could be looking at some flooding stretching from new england all the way down to washington, d.c. rainfall amounts, that top about three inches. we could be all the way down to d.c. two to four inches of rain in spots. if you can take the train, do it. flights may be a bit of a problem. look at this, also. we've got some heavy snow and wind back through the plains. we'll be watching that also.
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last the next 50 years. 56 million gallons of chemical and nuclear waste stored in 177 tanks like the ones behind me. they're underground but they are leaking. there is a vapor leak just today not far from here. vapors containing toxic and radioactive chemicals known to cause cancer, brain and lung damage. this year alone, 61 workers have symptoms range from respiratory to cognitive. some of the worst cases of dementia that i've seen in young people, more likely than not i think is caused by the exposure they had at hanford. >> reporter: we put out a call for current and former workers who believe they were exposed. we could only fit 11 in our interview. diana's story is all too common. >> i have shaking on the right side of my body and dementia. >> i've been diagnosed with some pretty bad nerve damage. sometimes the pain gets so great i just pass out.
can't breathe. can't do stuff with my family. >> can't do stuff with your family. >> nope. the part was showing up for work out there and getting paid because they didn't tell us with be they weren't forthright if sharing what they know. >> reporter: what the department of energy knows is 24 years' worth of expert studies, 19 of them commissioned by the department itself, documenting safety problems at the site. including this one from 2014, finding a causal link between vapor exposure and lung and brain damage and criticizing safety practices that gave workers no warning. did the department of energy or readings for harmful materials were safe? >> yes. >> over and over. we were told daily that it is safe. there's nothing to worry about. >> how does it make you feel that they told you it was safe? >> they're a bunch of liars. >> reporter: many of the reports recommend workers wear air tanks like firefighters. but for years, that wasn't
full protective gear? >> almost never. they wouldn't let you have it. >> reporter: the hanford challenge, a local watchdog group, says that at least three deaths have a documented link to exposure at hanford. some washington state officials are now intervening. >> the federal government has known about it. the fact that they've not doing anything so far is an absolute scandal. >> reporter: the lieutenant governor has pledged to investigate. >> you consider the risk not only to our workers but the water supply, it is like a this is something everyone in the country should be thinking about. >> they've known for decades, year after year, report after report. >> reporter: attorney general bob ferguson is taking an even more unusual step, suing the federal government. why haven't they acted? >> to me it is unfunforgivable. they have to live with themselves about that. how many more workers have to be sick before they do something? that's my question. i really want to know. >> reporter: we headed to hanford to do just that.
with the senior official, mark whitney. >> all the workers to date referred for medical evaluation have been returned to work. >> we have spoken to workers that have not returned to work that are seriously, even terminally ill. is it the department of energy's position that these illnesses are not related to the exposures? >> i wish we had a more complete understanding of those circumstances. but a lot of effort has gone in to the last couple years to strengthening our efforts to deal with the vapor exposure, potential vap of a woman named diana. when they say that her serious possibly even terminal illnesses are a direct result of exposure here at hanford, what do you say to that? >> well, again, i am not a medical professional and can't provide a qualified medical opinion. >> reporter: whitney says this year the department of energy invested $50 million in air monitoring. i asked one subcontractor testing the air next to a set of
allowed to say. >> you're not allowed to say what's in the air? >> no. >> you can't tell me how is the air here different from the air outside? >> not really. >> reporter: whitney told me the department's measurements have always been within occupational exposure limits. we have documents showing internal readings by the department of energy 2009, mercury 473% above occupational limits. ammonia, 1,800% above occupational limits. why were workers not told? >> i'm not aware of what were told or not or those readings. potentially those measurements were taken at the top of a 20 or 40-foot stack where workers would not be. >> reporter: but the department's own study found workers at that distance are at risk. >> it is about money! it costs money to keep them safer. >> reporter: king five chief investigator reporter susanna frame says the danger goes beyond the workers like the risk a tank could xloed and contaminate a large area. >> if you care about people that are doing the work of this
disaster. you should care about hanford. >> nobody wants to hear us. they just want to scoop it under the rug. >> our lives don't matter. our health does not matter. we are simply a business decision. >> the thing that bothers me is that there are still people out there that are walking around taking these exposures. >> so the contractor running this site did reach an agreement with the unions to provide air tanks to all workers for now. but experts say that doesn't solve the bad how many people have gotten sick or died as a result of exposure at hanford, but we know the department of labor has put that number at about 11,000. 11,000, you guys. >> she said it is all about money. what kind of money is it going to take to make that place safe as they continue to try to clean it up? >> it slows down work to have them wearing heavy protective gear and expert after expert tells me that's something that the contractor just doesn't want to do here. the hope is that as a result of this lawsuit, as a result of the
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and 54, that's it for high tomorrow. >> one little accident on the freeway, but it's over here on the shoulder, the decatur merger to southbound i-15 so not creating any big problems on the roadways. busy on the spaghetti bowl interchange as it always is this time of the day. southbound on 15 is very slow. the inbound commute on the 515 is jammed up in the eastside of the valley so a 12 minute drive fromrl and southbound 15 sluggish this time of the morning. >> thank you very much, tom. we will be in the courtroom having to do with the man driving drunk and slamming into two brothers out buying a birthday gift for their mother. there's the man in question, and also you're seeing the scene, it was just horrific the day this happened. apparently, he was driving over 115 miles per hour when he
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8:00 on today. wildfires scorch across tennessee, forcing mandatory e -- plus becoming jackie. i. >> i will walk with jack tomorrow alone if necessary. >> academy award winner natalie portman joins us to talk about her new film and the oscar buzz surrounding her emotional performance. and the girls are back.
and italian foot last night? what the stars are up to. tuesday, november 29th, 2016. >> all the way from texas to make his dream come true. >> good morning to our kids back in indianapolis. >> celebrating our 50th anniversary on "today." >> good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 on today. it's tuesday, november 29th. we are seeing a little bit of
smiles are big. we're going to light that tree behind us tomorrow night. and it's going to rain hard. >> you know what? if it would only stay warm like this because it's really nice out. >> i have a feeling there may be a window of us to be able to get the tree -- >> really? >> that's what i'm going with. >> as we mentioned, natalie portman is here. we're excited about this. she's going to talk about starring as one of the most iconic women, jackie. >> it's all about the guys, our pal joe martin is back with a new batch of steals and deals to help you find the perfect holiday gift. >> start with the news at 8:00. >> i'm stephanie goss live at ohio state university where you can see students returning to
campus was under attack and on lockdock. authorities say a student plowed into fellow students faculty and staff. this morning we have new details about the suspects past as well as a post that law enforcement officials say he left on his facebook page just before the attack. >> reporter: overnight shock and sadness on the campus of ohio state. pastor breaking down as he led late monday the searched the apartment. also pouring through posts on what appears to be the suspect's facebook page. law enforcement officials says he posted attacks to a rant to muslims worldwide. led to a boiling point. i am killing to kill in retribution for a single
shortly before the chaos unfolded on the ohio state campus. >> honda civic ran through the crowd, jumped out and has some type of knife. >> i think it's a terrorist attack. he ran the car through a group of students. >> 11 people were hospitalized. only he was killed shot by university policeman. >> abdul -- >> this morning a clear picture is emerging. graduating with honors in may from an associate's degree from columbus state community college. oh went on to ohio state to continue his studies telling a publication i wanted to pray in the open but i was kind of scared with everything that's going on in the media going on to say if people look at me, a muslim praying, i don't know what they're going to think, what's going to happen.
became a permanent resident of the u.s. he lived briefly in a temporary shelter in dallas before settling in ohio. according to records maintained by catholic charities. but a senior law enforcement official says authorities are still a long way from knowing what motivated artan to attack his fellow students at ohio state. >> investigates are looking to see if artan was given any possibility that he has acted on his own, if it was motivated by something personal. a bit of good news, of the six injured people admitted, four have been released. two remain in stable condition. >> thank you very much. officials in eastern tennessee hope the weather is going to help firefighters as they battle
bit about what i saw coming in to gatlinburg this morning. trees were down. the wind made the jobs much more difficult as that fire continued to spread. within the past couple minutes the rain has begun to fall. wind speeds were up to 80 miles per hour overtime making this a right now 1,300 people are in shelters. officials with the smoke key mountains national park said they've never seen anything like this in their entire career. definitely not prepared. i'm brandon bates, back to you. >> thank you very much. >> the latest on that deadly charter plain in co lom bee yeah. 75 people were killed. six survived.
have run out of fuel or perhaps had an electrical problem just before the crash. recovery operations have had to be suspended. they were hampered by torrential rains and fierce storms. >> what is it like to play jackie kennedy in a movie? well, we've got natalie portman here. she's going to open up about taking on that challenge. >> coming up next, what is in that box? we're going to show off and test out nike new self-tying shoes. >> what has jessica simpson talking about the most of her career. first these messages. my name is yasmin belo-osagie and i'm a co-founder at she leads africa. i definitely could not do my job without technology. this windows 10 device, the touchscreen allows you to kind of pinpoint what you're talking about. which makes communication much easier and faster than the old mac that i used to use. you can configure it in so many different ways,
alone at restaurants? >> occasionally. >> sometimes. >> what if you could go to a restaurant and actually never speak to anyone? not a host, not a waiter, no one? there is a restaurant in brooklyn that's bringing that idea to life. it is a ramen shop designed to limit your interactions with others. a seating chart lets you know what table is available. you sit down and fill out a menu. a button lets you call for the it with aer. when your food is ready, a server brings it. you don't actually see his or her face you your food. that's hid behind a partition. it is part of a popular chain in japan. it is the first american location of that chain. buzzfeed calling it a place for in >> i like to see the person who serves me my food
>> you want to do a medical scan of the people serving your food. it is a little weird. i like the idea of eating alone. but a little chitchat is nice. i know we've all had these moments. you are being looking for something or you walk into a room and forget why you went there, like have you seen my -- cup? this can happen to anyone. i mean anyone. you think it is a senior moment? take a look at this. >> what is it. >> i need my goggles. >> say that again. >> i need my goggles. >> what do you need? >> i need my goggles. >> where are they? >> um, somewhere. >> do like this. what are you looking for?
>> where are they? >> aden, we feel you. we feel you. >> this happens to me every day! >> i'm talking to somebody on my cell phone, i can't find my phone. what are you talking to me on? >> like who is this? >> that's the worst! >> aden, you're my man! >> aden, by the way, when you grow up and do that, don't feel bad. it happens to all of us. tamron, "popstart!." ir ever. last week of course she got emotional as she received the presidential medal of freedom from president obama. but before ellen actually made it in to the white house, she panicked when a white house handler asked an important question a little too late. >> we're like midway, almost there, and she just turns to me and she goes, you have your i.d., right? i was like, no, i don't. all the honorees are passing me. bruce springsteen and patty are
white house? i'm like, this is my i.d., bruce. this is my i.d. someone came out and went, you could come in now. i was causing a fuss. then i'm inside, and it's amazing because everybody's in there and robert de niro and kareem abdul-jabbar are standing there. this is me with robert de niro, kareem abdul-jabbar. >> later ellen said she faced another challenge why she had to explain to robert de niro and tom hanks what the manikin challenge is. the full episode airs today. super cool there. next to one direction and the one question all of their fans want answered -- will the guys ever get back together? right now they are on a break and off doing solo projects. one of the members recently told a british newspaper the guys are doing the break. but is a reunion on the horizon? he was pretty clear saying -- we
we would be silly not to. ridiculous. he also added, i don't think anyone needs to worry about us. we are fine. there you have. finally jessica simpson proving she's not afraid to laugh at herself. way back in 2003 jessica starred in a reality tv show with then hub nick lachey. we got this classic moment when jessica wasn't quite sure what she ea >> is this chicken what i have or is this fish? i know it's tuna, but it says chicken. by the sea. is that stupid? why is it called chicken by the sea or in the sea? >> chicken of the sea is the brand. >> oh. >> jessica didn't understand that chicken of the sea is just the name of the tuna brand. it's actually not chicken. now years later she's been able to poke fun of herself reposting a cute meme showing a chicken
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make. >> are they in every store? how do you get them? >> the nike plus app. they'll be available on thursday december 1st available in our soho store and also at our nike plus clubhouse. >> how tough are these going to be to get? come on. >> how tough are they going to be to get off? >> they're in limited quantities. >> do they come in women's 12? >> whoa! >> you know, you're in trouble. your next guest is pregnant, too. >> thank you so much. seriously though, could you help me with that? >> i'm going to go -- they float! feel like the jetsons! oh, this is fantastic! well, if you are in the plains, we've got some snowy travel to talk about. you can see a low pressure system. it is just spinning and bringing that colder air in. snow, we are talking -- this is great news for skiers. it is going to be fantastic with
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movie, "jackie," focusing on the days following the assassination of president john f. kennedy a time when his wife was protecting both her husband's legacy and her own. >> mr. valente, would you mind getting a message to all of our funeral guests when they arrive? >> of course. >> inform them that i will walk with jack tomorrow, alone if necessary. and tell wishes to ride in an armored car or tank, for that matter, i won't blame him. i'm sure the tens of millions of people watching won't mind either. >> why are you doing this, mrs. kennedy? >> i'm just doing my job. >> natalie portman, welcome back. >> thank you for having me. >> we all went to see this movie. we loved it. i want to know before i go et to the specifics of it, what was it like when you were approached to play one of the most iconic
>> yeah. i was terrified because everyone knows what she looks like and particularly and what she sounded like, probably more how she looked even than she sounded. i don't particularly look like her apart from coloring. i'm not a -- i've never thought of myself as a sort of mimic or anything. so it was scary. >> what came first? what did you tackle first? did you tackle the accent and the way she spoke? did you tackle the look? did yo l how do you go about it? >> well, it all kind ofquickly. it had sort of been gestating for a long time. we did the hair and makeup, costume tests, worked on the accent and the dialect and the voice and also was just reading everything i could find. >> to get the accent, was there a word? you had a lot of tapes you could go back and look at. >> yes.
house back in 1962. was there a word and the way she said it that helped you grasp the accent? >> well, there was one sentence in the white house tour that my dialect coach and i would always laugh about because she would say, she says, "i rather love this wall." she says "rather lik british, then "hall" like super long island where i'm from. >> so many books and articles have been written about jackie kennedy through the course of her public experience. but this movie focuses on seven days really. >> yeah. >> immediately following the assassination of jfk -- and one of the things that struck me is for a large part of the movie you are wearing the wardrobe. you are wearing the outfit. not the real one obviously but the outfit that she wore in dallas that day, the
actress in terms of staying in the character? >> well, think it was really smart of noah oppenheimer, our writer, to focus the film on these days just after the assassination because it sort of gives you microsome of what -- who she was as a person, to see her in this incredibly pressured situation and to see that at that moment that her husband is killed in her lap and how terrifyind the presence of mind to say i'm going to say in this dress because my image is important right now. it is important for people to see what this looks like. so they were offering to take off this bloody dress, bloody suit, and she said, no, everyone should see what this is. >> i talked to noah about the movie. one thing surprised me -- i almost challenged him on it. i had always thought that the image of camelot had been cemented long before the
learn in this movie -- and i'm assuming it sticks close to the facts -- he tells me it does -- is that really she is the one who cemented that image in those seven days. >> not only that she cemented but she came up with the term herself, which is so wild to name yourself as the king and queen of this nation that's not a royal government, not a monarchy. so she was the one who came up with camelot and it endured. that's part of what the about. >> the good news is that coming out of your performance, there is talk of another oscar. you've been down that road before. you know about expectations. your own, and others. how do you keep everything in perspective? >> well, it's so flattering. it's such a nice response that people are moved by the movie and of course when you make a movie, all you want is for people to connect to it. so it's exciting that people are moved and reacting well.
paid to you at the beginning of the year. by the way, i mentioned -- you are pregnant. >> yes. >> you are expecting -- >> in spring. >> in spring. >> yes. >> you do have tiny fit. can i just say that? >> well -- >> no offense to savannah. >> that doesn't mean they're not swollen. it's not mutually exclusive. >> always good to see you. congratulations. you're incredible in this movie. >> thank you. >> thanks very much. "jackie" opens in select cities on friday. savannah? >> matt, thank you so mu look who's here? the gang from "gilmore girls." and a guy.
dane 8:26 on tuesday morning ip dana at news three. protect the pipes. we got cold air moving in with more on that we check >> kelly: bring those fur baby inside, here are the temperatures seeing outside now in summerland 46. green valley 49. downtown at 49. but tonight a freeze warning that includes the las vegas valley. all the areas in purple. four p's people, pets, plants and pipes.
sun, 56 degrees. tonight the temperatures going down to 35 in mc carron. many neighborhoods dropping to the freezing mark. it will stay cool. keep hats and gloves handy. >> dana: chilly for sure. thank you. chilly in the lapse racing strip mc donald's workies walked off job at 6:00. sky three was above it a day of mc donald's workers holing signs and people giving speeches as well. demanding $15 an hour and union rights they will protest again this evening with airport, home care, childcare and uber drivers demanding $15 an hour. we know when the new restaurant will open the first one.
november, 2016. remember how a few minutes ago we were saying, man, it's beautiful out? it is not cold, it is not raining? still not cold -- >> exactly. >> -- but it's raining. >> a little drizzle before the soak. >> it's all -- the good news is we don't have to pour water in that three-legged stand that's
sprinkle. >> we're going to light that tree tomorrow night here in rockefeller center. was that a truck or lightning? >> guys, coming up, fans fell in love with the "gilmore girls." they are doing it again. we have a revival, "gilmore girls", a year in the life. we'll catch up with the cast. and let's hear it for the boys. jill's ready to roll out a batch of holiday "steals and deals" covering all the fellas that you need to shop but first, mr. roker. >> let's show you. it is not a big deal. come on! for today we've got that wet weather from the gulf coast up into the northeast with some of the rain heavier at times. enhanced risk of strong storms down in the south. for tomorrow, snow continues in the plains, moves into the pacific northwest and cascades. look for heavy rain from new york all the way down into the gulf. tree lighting tomorrow night, 9:00. 60 degrees. some occasional rain so we'll continue to track that for you
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always a pleasure. >> what's one of the reasons as you pass that kettle to put something in there? >> it is all about the community, honestly. i was a kid that benefited from the salvation army growing up. i believe to whom much is given much is required. it feels so good to give. giving tuesday, it is the holiday season. you want to get out there. feels like we're making the world a better place one good deed at a time. >> what does it mean for the holidays? for me it is not the holidays until i hear that bell. >> right. it has become such a tradition. people know that the holidays are all about community, family and giving. when you see someone out there, whether it is weather like this or whatever, those cold nights, you can drop a donation in or use that #redkettlereason, it makes us feel better about humanity. >> are you going to give anybody lesson? >> on how to ring that bell! yeah. ring it. it's all in the wrist.
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8:36 now. we're back with more of our week of "steals and deals" to help you with a sfres-free holiday, if that's possible. "today" contributor jill martin has you covered this morning the men in your life. jill, good morning. >> good morning. >> i've been perusing and i like these items. these are great. >> thank you. stress-free for the whole week. all week, then an hour on friday so nobody ever has to go shopping. >> friday is the biggest "steals and deals" ever. >> ever. >> okay. great. start with something that al and i are going to use in about three days, probably, when we get done with no shave november. >> thursday is december 1st. do you have a shave routine?
cream that you put water in and a really good razor. >> this is e-shave. retail is $158. they are calling it all a man needs set. you get preshave oil, shave cream, after shave cream, after shave soother and the cream brush. the deal is $47.50, 70% off. >> this is a great gift because men don't often go to the trouble of buying this kind of them for themselves. that's going to come in great. >> it is not something y normally splurge on. >> let's move on to clothing. what do you have? >> these are shirts retail $80 to $118. you can go on today.com to see all the different. cotton, knit, sweaters, jackets, all different colors and patterns. something for everybody. all machine washable. retail $80 to $118. the deal -- $24. up to 80% off. that includes the jacket, the sweater, it is one or the other. >> we should mention now, there's no problem with delivery on any of these things prior to
everything will be delivered before the holidays. >> let's move over to this cutlery. it is another one of those item a lot of guys won't go out and buy for themselves. >> this is great for the whole family. retail, $265. it is a 16-piece set. seven-piece knife block set, eight-piece steak knives and a nice sharpener. it comes if black, blonde wood or white. dishwasher safe. retail $265. th 70% off. >> do you cook? >> not much. no. no. but i have great knives should the occasion ever come up. >> al is kind of the real chef. he's the real deal. this caught my attention when i was reading about it last night. an organizer but with great functionality. >> this is right up your alley. very organized. the charging valet. retail $95. three-prong power strip.
electronics. >> where is the power part of this? >> it goes right through here. >> oh, yeah. okay. >> it organizes everything. then there are drawers you can put your jewelry in. there is really a home for everyone, as my mom would say. it is faux leather. it comes in two colors. retail, with $95. the deal $26. 73% off. >> this would look great on a guy's desk or end table or dressing area. this is really, really nice. i love that. and little bit of glassware. >> little bit of scotch at 8:39? >> there's lipstick on tlo. >> i had a sip. it is a five-piece he decanter glassware set. the deal is $30 for this entire set. it is 70% off. retail is $100. >> you get a decanter and four
fans flocked back to the fast-talking girls. with love lost and of course friday night dinner. >> luke? >> yes. >> what do you think about rory's living situation? her traipsing around from one couch to another? >> oh, it's fine. well, i mean she's grown and she's -- did you read her new yorker piece that she wrote? i put it on the menu. >> why is everyone treating this like it is a normal rite of passage? rory is a educated woman with no permanent address. that's not normal. >> i'm distracted. let me tell you why -- alexis. where is she? stuck in traffic, i hear. we'll have a little suspense. we'll see if she shows during the interview. >> all right. >> there was so much secrecy about this. there's so much anticipation. when it finally was released on
>> you would flow. it just felt like a relief to finally be able to talk about it and share it with people. we were so excited when we did it and we've been asked about it for so many years that finally to have it out there is really fun. >> it is four 90-minute episodes. it follows the four seasons of a year. there is a lot of closure and finding out where are they now. what's the reaction been? >> i've gotten some nice e-mails, some nice i'm not a social media person so i don't know what's going on with them but i'm sure -- >> delighted. >> yeah. everybody's liking it. i've only seen two, so i'm waiting to see the other two. >> you didn't binge watch over the weekend? >> to me, binge watching is one each night. that is huge! okay? that's it. >> take me back, first day. it's been nine years. you go back to the set.
like the guy. so i had to take a little walk around to get the character back. >> that's interesting. it wasn't like slipping on an old pair of jeans that still fit. >> no, no. >> how did you get into it? >> i sat in the gazebo and relived some of our most tender moments. >> by yourself? >> no. i imagined that we were there and were having our kisses and our picnics and our nice little situations. i went back in the diner and i thought, okay, i'm ready to go. back. >> this is as good as it is going to get right here. >> at the heart of this, it is a moms and daughters story. when we see this as the actual passage of time. so, does that mean the dynamic changes? is everybody healed and involved? >> not at the beginning. but i do think the part of the journey in these four episodes is a journey of healing. we've lost our dad and husband respectively. and so that gives the show kind
years later. >> you guys really felt that. he was your tv husband for all those seasons. >> my set buddy. occasionally a drinking buddy. i absolutely loved him and i knew he loved the show and he would have been absolutely thrilled to do this. so that was -- >> we're missing him and we're missing alexis. but i'm told that she's on the phone. alexis, are you there? >> i i'm so sorry! we had the worst traffic! >> we know. we know. well, okay, let me talk to you. everybody was following rory's love life. there's team team. #teamjess and team logan. i won't ask ask you to spoil it but do you think people are going to be happy with whatever resolution comes to pass? >> i really hope people are happy. i hope they enjoy the journey that rory takes with these episodes.
you get some sort of closure. it is not the type closure you might crave. it is a question answered, so that's something. >> question answered but i wonder question posed. one of the most interesting things about this series, as i turn back to the cast here in the studio, the creator knew at the beginning when she wrote the first episode she knew the last four words she wanted in the last episode. we get those four words. and they are -- just kidding. but i heard like the four words introduced new questions. >> i did not know the four words until half-way through filming this iteration of the series and i, too, was like, huh. really? huh. so it makes sense in terms of the journey of the show. but i can understand it does pose a question as well.
>> i did ask alexis. i thought somebody's got to tell me. i asked her, and my reaction was -- huh. >> well, it is intriguing. >> yeah. >> what do you think? >> i had submitted some ideas which were summarily rejected. >> weren't they all kind of luke oriented? >> no. not at all. i had no agenda. on the top of might have list was, kirk, drop the gun. and we didn't get end of the "sopranos" which left a little bit of a question if the air. which was similarly controversial, yet perhaps artistically satisfying. i don't know. >> well, i'm on the edge of my seat. if you haven't binge watched by now and you really want to know, how does it end. one of the things people love about the show, the pop culture references and also the zippy dialogue. what was it like to slip back flu that? do you have to do limbering
waiting to get back there. it was always such a fun match for me, this language and playing this character. i kind of craved it and felt energized to get to do it again. >> kelly, you seem to always recognize that there was something special about this show. why do you think it has resonated and people still feel so tied to it? >> i've given that a great deal of thought over the years and my position has evolved. but i think the real thing to this show. there's a goodgoodness. i think so many men didn't watch it at first because it is "gilmore girls." but the men on the show are drawn as sympathetic, working hard, there's no bad guys, there's no jerks. you know. they're all just trying to make their way and there is just a basic sweetness. i always think of that when i see the two women sitting in the
that. i go -- nice. that's nice. >> real relationships. >> feels good. >> by the way, alexis, i know that traffic on the west side highway so we'll see you for hoda and kathie lee tomorrow. thank so much for being here. thank you so much. we're so glad to talk to you again. "gilmore girls," a year in the life, is now streaming on netflix. >> cliffhanger. don't you think? >> that's what i'm getting at. sounds like there is an appetite for it. by the way, lauren is sticking around co-hosting our next hour. >> perhaps with alexis. >> we're back in a moment. thanks, everybody.
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and it's this beautiful, vivid, orange yellow color and that connotates health a lot of times. >> gwyneth paltrow and beyonce embracing the spice. making it one of the top-trending foods on the internet. >> it comes from the california lifestyle and the boom in juice bars and tonics. >> two years ago you could only buy it's right next to the ginger and lemongrass. >> it's not only in indian curries, but in carrot slaw. >> there's such an interest in new ingredients that are not so new, but are functional to the body like charcoal and macha and
pulleded into drinking vinegars and shaking in cocktails. >> brews it in teas and down the street at shakedown the earthy ginger-tasting spice can be seen topping treats in sprinkles to marshmallow fluff. >> the reaction is a bit of surprise followed by a big smile. >> turmeric's history dates back as early as 500 b.c. where to this day it's a central part of hindu an ancient medical practice thought to alleviate congestion and heal wounds and alleviate the body. >> i think turmeric is probable the new kale. it's going to be a buzz word that will be used across the food industry. >> turmeric is the new kale. >> i didn't know you were such a spiceologist. >> i knew a herbiologist. >> there's a lot you don't know.
tomorrow. >> meantime, birthdays, fire up the smuckers jars! who is on them today? >> 100th birthday to virginia haas sxsz the secret to longevity, a gin and tonic with turmeric every night at 6:00 p.m. >> it's the new kale. >> carrie parrish, 100 years old. one of her favorite memories watching the rockettes perform in new york city. she's again. happy 100th birthday, and this talented guy is from philadelphia, pa. an amazing dancer and spent time performing in his community theater. >> ada, 101, she makes an eggplant parmesan. >> elizabeth roberts, and looks
reading. >> oroville is from chaplain, new york, owned and operated a dairy farm for 50 years. if you know anyone celebrating a 100th birthday or a 75th anniversary, we want to hear about them. >> there you go. >> al, thank you so much. >> lauren graham co-hosting the next hour after your local news. >> dana: it is 8:56 i'm dana wagner at news three we have been wearing sweaters. we will mead to find a heavy coat tomorrow morning it is expected to get cold. >> kelly: chill themorning and
boulder city 48 now. tonight, we got a freeze warning for the areas in purple that includes the valley. remember the 4p's, people, plants, pets and pipes. keep them warm. it will be cold. highs today 56 degrees. breezy conscience. gusts up to 25 and 30 miles per hour. tonight we're anything down to the 30s. many neighborhoods will hit the freezing mark. we will stay cool with gusty wind friday and saturday. >> dana: thank you. people are outside in the chilly temperature this is morning in the las vegas strip. calling a day of destruction. kyle 3 at 6:00 this morning. the workers in the mc donald's restaurant walked off the job acrossed the street demanding higher pay. workers exampled to protest with airport, home care, childcare.
will walk off the job. not only here but across the country as well. and by the way there are a number of cities and states that have adopted the $15 hour minimum wage of new york, seattle, washington and california. the local woman accused of flashing a family in a road rage incident will not face charges for exposing herself to the family. the reason the
this morning on "today's take" -- "gilmore girls" and guys gather around. lauren graham is our celebrity co-host. then, could she be the next adele? she'll blow your mind. plus "rolling stone" reveals the number one album >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to a tuesday morning, little on the damp side here in new york city. november 29th, 2016. i'm al, along with tamron. our special guest co-host, actress, writer, producer, gilmore girl lauren graham. this is so exciting! >> so exciting for me, too. >> can i fan girl over
>> thank you. >> love everything about it. >> you look fantastic and you smell good, too, which you at home might not know. >> she smells like cookies. >> that's really true. the fandom over "gilmore girls." the return. were you prepared for it? >> no. it is still very surprising. it is my honor to be in this show again and i just am so relieved that people largely seem to be pleased with the reboot as opposed to disappointed. >> that's right. the reaction's been terrific. it is four parts, kind of like a year. it's all four seasons. which is so exciting. we got a clip of your character chatting with her daughter, rory, when she moves back home. >> you remember to label my boxes because i know where nothing is. my boots, my coats, my underwear. >> you have no idea where your underwear is? >> could be at lane's. >> you've been without your
>> i'm looking for my lucky outfit. >> i told you, low-key obsessed with lorelei. lot of people have named their child rory over the years. >> the quick clip of the dialogue which is perfect because you've got a second book t "talking as fast as i can," a collection of essays. in the show you talk like a mile a minute. >> that's what the show is known for. it is always something i loved about it. i'm sort of a fast talker myself. so the book is a collection of essays, including one about kind of what it was like to do the show the first time, then sort of a diary behind the scenes of the latest show. i just thought what an odd thing to get to do in a career. you know. >> did you keep a journal knowing that you would want to reveal things? >> the second time i did because
blur. there were so many episodes over so many years. when i tried to write about it i was like, the year where my hair looked weird? so i really kept a little more of a diary this time, also because it was such a special time and i was having such big moments all the time so i tried to keep track of them. >> which is kind of cool. not only did people respond to it but a lot of celebrities as well. reese witherspoon -- >> i just found this out. >> you are not on social media. >> i'm on it but it wasn't hard to find all of these celebrities who had reaction to the show. >> wow. >> we've got the reese witherspoon with cheryl strade who wrote the book "wild." reese tweeted her love as well about this. >> my character goes on a big journey that has to do with "wild" and kind of separates the book and the movie which is a
>> are you a camper? >> my boyfriend's very outdoorsy so i've learned. in fact, one of the essays in the book is called "before my rei card" talking about whether i was single and some of the changes that happened in being with an outdoorsy person. >> what's the number one thing that changed being with an outdoorsy person? >> i have fleeces now. an assortment of fleeces. i have a puffy of shoes for specific kinds of hiking. it was encapsulated of having this. rei card. >> it's outdoor stuff. >> i've been camping. >> you did the bear grylls thing! you did it on the highest level.
christian louboutin made a hiking boot. mae whitman your daughter from "parent hood" viewing the show. >> mae also has a small cameo in the show. basically if you were any of my loved ones i wanted you in the show and i put as many people as i possibly could. she never watched the show before and now has watched the whole thing. it's very gratifying. >> that's so cool. "parenthood" co-star, tweeting so funny, moving, and all-around wolf. >> aw. >> it's streaming on netflix. we're not going to say the four words that end the show which is kind of word because it is bingeing. you can watch the whole thing so you have to be careful about what you say. but it is kind of a cliffhanger. there will be any more? >> it is so funny because we spent all these years being asked if there was going to be a movie or if we were going to revisit the show. we thought, all right, we finally put that to rest and now
i think on one hand we feel very proud of what we did and like it answered a lot of questions. on the other hand, it was such a joy for us all to do it and people -- some people seemed to be asking for more, so we'll see. >> it is like probably when you have a baby, then people say when is the next baby? like what's the next thing? but that's a good thing. well, in tv case. "rolling stone" is out with the top album of the year. t? they've come out with the top 50 albums. we don't know what it is but now i know because it is in the teleprompter. top album of the year -- "lemonade." >> that makes sense. >> i guessed that this morning in our reading. yae. never one to rest on her laurels, beyonce is also out with christmas merchandise.
shopbeyonce.com. slay all day. i came to sleigh. this is beyonce's line? >> no, no, this is serious. >> now you know what you're getting. i'll get the hat. so here's the thing. my daughter, lela, is kind of a foodie. was talking about this stuff when we went shopping this holiday weekend. she wanted to get this stuff called specula. have you had this? it's basically cookie buer cookies you get on the delta air lines? >> we going to show it now or going to break? we're teasing. we're going to give it a taste after this. >> this is it. >> i've never heard of it. but it is at trader joe's, i hear. >> yeah. >> there is generic versions of it in other stores. we'll tell you about this. you're going to want this braus because it is the ?
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we're back with more of "today's take" and our celebrity co-host, lauren graham. we've got this. lela kne it is call a balanced breakfast made with over 60% gingerbread cookies. go that's right. >> that makes it a balanced break fest. . >> it's like cereal in a jar. >> a lot of waffle places use this instead of -- >> this is the new nutella, as al says. creamy.
what's the other 40%? >> it is kind of like a spreadable ginger cookie. >> wow. >> is that pretty good? had. >> yeah. >> that's not bad. >> it is popular in belgium? >> folks, you need to change the name. speculoos sounds like some sort of medical device. >> but as a belgium term it is less oh. it's a cookie! >> by the way, here is a little tip. if you have biscopf, squeeze a little lime on it. it tastes like key lime pie. >> no, it doesn't! >> i think that as a crust would be delicious. >> especially when you are making a key lime pie. but if you don't have time,
this morning when i first saw lauren -- you got here about 6:30? >> i don't know. >> what's your normal wake-up time? >> left to my own devices, 8:00 or 9:00 or something. >> tell us with the lime on it if that tastes like key lime pie. >> i don't know how you guys do it. i can't go to sleep as early as you guys need to. >> last night i went to bed after midnight. then my alarm went off at 4:00 a.m. >> how do you do that eve weekends. i like do not call me before 10:00 a.m. >> you couldn't look more rests. i don't know how -- i'm not cut out for this. >> the "wall street journal" says if you want your best sleep you need to treat sleep like exercise. >> what's that mean? >> how many times do you say, i'm going to bed at 9:30. and you may be in bed at 9:30 but you don't go to sleep for like 10:30 because you are a he reading, answering e-mails,
procrastination. >> meaning get in the bed and go to sleep. >> if you don't have a partner, a significant other there to hold you accountable, get a friend to act like a sleep cop. >> or the sleep app. these apps tell you, go to bed now. >> i think part of it is getting rid of your phone at bedtime. anything that keeps you connected, even a sleep app, what are the chances you're going to go to something else on your phone? >> i'm telling you, this is pretty good with the pajamas? >> don't wear them. i'm just making that up. >> squeeze lime on them. >> key lime pie in bed. thanksgiving day usually is when all the radio stations stop playing non-stop christmas music. are you a big holiday music person? >> i love holiday music. >> you start playing it now? you do like pandora christmas mix? >> i have a play list.
frank sinatra and older stuff. >> classics. billboard magazine listed the most downloaded songs in the last 15 years. "rockin' around the christmas tree." >> didn't it get a rebirth in one -- >> "home alone." drifters doing "white christmas." number four, "mistletoe" by justin bieber. >> whose list is this? >> this is "christmas eve" by sara . two do you want to build a snowman. ?? >> so cute! >> and number one as long as
will never be clipping coupons. "all i want for christmas is you." >> best christmas film? >> "love actually." >> not as good as "diehard." >> that is not a christmas film. >> is that an ongoing fight? >> you get the judge's seat today. you are like judge judy, but >> i would pick "love actually." >> people on twitter say it is not christmas until hans goober falls off the nakatami tower. >> okay. >> your rem card -- >> rei. rem is the rock group. we can all agree on the weather. and it is not great out there for a lot of folks especially in the east. we've got more wet weather stretching from the gulf coast
cool side. 50s in the pacific northwest but as you get into the southeast it is going to stay warm. 70s and 80s. it is warm here in the northeast, too, temperatures in the 80s. as you take a look, we've got enhanced risk of strong storms down through the south. high-surf advisories in the southwest. snow and wind in the plains and plenty of sunshine through the southwest and on into southern california. all right. you tried it. a little lime. >> tastes like k >> al, how do you do it?
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stopped. all groups agree, however, that they are important and that they are life saving. the united states preventative services is task force many years ago made the recommendation to stop mammograms at the age ever 74 but a lot of important groups including the american cancer society recommends continuing them for, for example, if the longevity or life expectancy of a woman is greater than ten years. just as an example. to kind of figure out, solve it problem, give us a little more definitive data, a group looked at basicly mammograms and covered about 3 1/2 million women to see whether or not there was a correlation between age and how well mammograms performed in terms of cancer detection. they basically found out that beyond age 75 up to age 90 there was still cancers that were detected and still utility and usefulness of doing. basically the answer is, if you have women in your lives -- mothers or grandmothers -- over the age of 74, they should
provider and see whether a mammogram is still right for them. >> on a yearly basis still? >> again, there is no recommendation but many groups including the american cancer society would say yearly, yes. >> the lasik surgery. researchers at food and drug administration found many people underwent the drug procedure experienced side effects like double images and glare. i am from the old school that lacers were used to kill people in james bond movies so i won't get one. what does this mean? >> basically, al, time that the study here, the headline, is not whether or not lasik is effective or safe. the studies in fact over the last couple of decades have shown that it is. the headline here is that there has not been until now what's called a validated questionnaire that doctors can actually give to their patients to follow signs and symptoms following lasik surgery. what was great about this study was that in fact they show that the vast majority of people did
experienced new symptoms when they had none to start but none of them impacted their lives. again the take-home is not that there is suddenly these new and concerning symptoms following lasik surgery, but rather, there is a validated questionnaire that all doctors and health care providers can administer to their patients to better follow up outcomes following lasik. it is great because it gives the providers that much more information about the procedure. >> good advice. you're not saying avoid lasik. >> oh, no, no. absolutely not. neither are the study authors. coming up, grab a cup of joe. wait until you see what's brewing in our "coffee talk." this is a first. we've never had "coffee talk" before. lauren, tamron and i answer your questions and nothing it off-limits. >> ? ? i found a better deal on prescriptions. we found lower co-pays... ...and a free wellness visit. new plan...same doctor.
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we are back with guest co-host lauren graham, one of the stars of "gilmore girls" and the reboot on netflix. if there is one thing they love on that show, it is coffee. >> that's right. our fans have submitted questions w we've agreed to honestly answer whatever comes out of this coffee pot. my darling. you start out. >> the first one is from ray. lauren, did you take something from the "gilmore girls" set? i got asked this so much on the old show that i took something with no meaning to me because i knew it would get asked. i took a pink flamingo made of tin. it was decoration for lorelei. >> okay. >> it means so much to pea.
take. >> thank you. i'll put that in my sentimental things. >> mr. roker? >> just keep going. >> this is erica from dallas. lauren, what food can you not live without? >> that's a good one. sushi. >> what's your roll? what's your roll dujour? >> i just like really good regular sushi. not a fancy roll person. i like classic. >> okay. here's interesting enough. how many cups of could of fee did you i actually drink a lot of coffee. it is just one of the crazy connections i have with my character. it's probably not healthy but -- >> how many cups? >> six? >> ooh! six a day? >> is that too many? >> not judging. where's natalie aczar? oh, tamron. what's your biggest phobia? we all know that.
yes. they are unpredictable and they're scary. >> just like this ornament. >> linda from alabama, if you could change your first name, what would it be? let's see. albert's my first name. >> lancelot. >> i like that. >> you said today, pablo. >> yeah. i would. the director of the new movie "jackie." his name's pablo. >> mr. >> almost sounds like a cologne. >> if you could hop on a plane right now where would you go? >> me? >> where would you go? >> i'd like a hawaiian vacation. this has been a big year and i just would like to lie down -- or the caribbean maybe and just lie down on a beach. >> nice! i like that. come on, you got one more? >> i think we've got to go. one more?
coffee pot. >> all right. this is for you. taylor from new orleans. how many parises of shoes do you own? >> ooh! ooh, a girl doesn't tell. >> do you have a dedicated shoe closet? >> i have four. >> four shoe closets? >> but i'm 46. this is amassed over the years. >> wait. you never get rid of shoes? >> no. if i kept a couple of pair of shoes from each year -- >> i don't even have f >> 92 pairs shoes? >> two a year since i was born? clearly i kept more than two. >> somebody's opening up a shoe museum. up next, twin brothers with one mission. find out if these new jersey teens are
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go we decided some kids even in our own community might not be able to afford a present. we went to target, bought all the gifts, then went to the charity who distributed it. >> that was really moving and touching just that somebody needs it more than i do. when they were 6 or 7 they decided that they wanted to have their birthdays become charitable donations and they picked the charity and every year we would send out the birthday invitation that said in >> reporter: over the years such birthday philanthropy included bulletproof vests for their local police department, laptops for the fire department, and cookies for kids cancer which
then one kitchen denied them because of their age. >> turning us down for our age was like crushing our dreams. that was the start of our website right there. >> the boys decided they wanted to put together a website for kids to find many ways to be charitable. >> reporter: max and jake created kidsthatdogood.com. >> it launched about three months ago. it is exceeding our expectations right now. >> every month we pick a charity to support and this month the supporting the center for hope and safety, which is a refuge center for women and children affected by domestic violence. >> they were like, mom, we have to do something for these families. like it is just not acceptable. that was it. >> four days ago we posted on our website that we wanted everyone to donate to the food drive. and the turnout was absolutely overwhelming. there's so many donations that came in today. it's really amazing what two kids can do.
moment for us and we also felt that we helped the center very much. >> they went above and beyond, galvanized community support, inspiring so many children and families to give. >> reporter: in addition to today's drive, kids that do good has also been involved with initiatives the a the american cancer society, susan g. komen, andoc >> for cause is too big or too small to support. >> reporter: it is through brothers max and jake that we can truly see the spirit of sharing kindness. >> i think they really embody the idea of share kindness. hopefully it is contagious and they seem to get a smile on everyone's face when they are doing it. >> i feel that share kindness means to help others and to give back to your community and help people that are less fortunate. >> every day we want to share kindness with others by making a
>> that is so awesome. for more on how to help makes and jake on their initiative, check out today.com. al is standing by with the weather. >> so neat to see that. let's show you what we've got going on today. we are looking at a lot of wet weather in the northeast. enhanced risk of strong storms down through the gulf. snow and wind back through the plains. plenty of sunshine out west, we we do have high surf advisories in theac snow and rain into the pacific northwest tomorrow with a fall chill tomorrow. heavy rain from new york all the way down into the southeast. plains seeing some snow. in the southeast, airplanes delays with the heavy rain. and for tomorrow's christmas tree lighting, christmas in rockefeller center, 9:00 p.m., looking at occasional showers and a temperature of 60 degrees.
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double means double. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. 21-year-old dua lipa has made a name for herself in britain with her soulful pop the second-highest selling british female artist this year behind adele. >> her debut self-titled album is already bringing up the charts. >> good morning. this is so exciting! >> it is. i'm really excited. i've been looking forward to this for a while. i'm really happy. >> is it true your primary music schoolteacher said that you probably might not make it because you can't hit the high notes? >> i guess i've had a really
to the high notes. like, great, sing this note and nothing came out. it was just air. and he was like, okay, maybe next time and i never really got a chance to get a part in the choir which actually might have been a good thing. >> that really is. are you excited finally getting this ep out? >> yeah. i'm really excited to get the album out finally. i've been working on it for two years now. it's been my baby for a while. >> let's hear ? ? i know it's hot i know we've got something that money can't buy ? fighting to the fifths biting your lip loving too late in the
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tame me can't tame me ? tell me i have changed but i'm the same me old same me ? ? inhey! ? if you don't like the way i talk then why manial i on your mind? ? if you don't like the way i rock then finish your glass of wine ? we fight and we argue you'll still love me blind ? if we don't mess this whole thing up guaranteed i can blow your mind ? ? and tonight i'm alive ain't a dollar sign guaranteed i can blow your mind mwah ? and tonight i'm alive ain't a dollar sign guaranteed i can blow your mind mwah ? ?? ?? tell me i'm too crazy you can't tame me can't tame me ? tell me i have changed but i'm
inside ? ? hey! mwah! ? [ if you don't like the way i talk then why am i on your mind? ? if you don't like the way i rock then finish your glass of wine ? we fight and we argue you'll still love me blind ? if we don't mess this whole thing up guaranteed i can blow your mind mwah ? ? and tonight i'm alive ain't a dollar sign guaranteed i can blow ? ant tonight i'm alive ain't a dollar sign guaranteed i can blow your mind mwah ?? >> dua lipa, thank you so much. thank you to your band, too, they're terrific as with el. we are back in a moment. but first, this is "today" on nbc. i wanted the same plan that my mother had. senior dimensions.
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