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disney plus, everywhere. there is one thanksgiving special and it is this to be one. kumasi: good morning, america. the black friday frenzy is on. overnight americans hitting the stores for one of the biggest shopping days of the year hunting for those doorbuster deals. >> i am the black friday queen. >> new numbers showing a strong start to the holiday shopping season with thanksgiving online sales bigger than ever. this morning, we're tracking down some of the biggest bargains out there. we ask the ceos of best buy and macy's how they're keeping their stores stocked, how they'll get your gifts delivered on time, and their hotst deal -- hottest deals right now. hurrying home. millions of americans already heading back from the holiday. the best and worst times to
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leave this weekend as millions brace for stormy weather on both coasts. new covid scare. a new highly mutated coronavirus variant first discovered in south africa, now detected in israel and hong kong. could it be more transmissible and do the vaccines hold up? as more countries impose new emergency travel restrictions this morning, the eu set to follow suit and here at home, new concerns that thanksgiving gatherings could fuel another covid surge. red flag warning. fierce santa ana winds with gusts up to 70 miles per hour bringing fire danger to southern california and knocking out power for thousands over thanksgiving. brazen heists. the smash-and-grab robberies targeting department stores and luxury brands nationwide. dozens of people swarming into this store just before thanksgiving. pepper spraying an employee, then snatching items. escaping in just moments. will you be safe as you do your holiday shopping? box office blowout. hollywood hoping for a magical weekend getting people out of
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the house and into theaters again. what to watch and where you can find it this holiday. ♪ it's gonna be a good day ♪ and true saints. the nfl stars making thanksgiving a good, good day for so many families, their supermarket surprise. and good morning, america. so glad you're waking up from your turkey coma with us this morning. so good to be here at the desk with my friends -- >> feeling it this morning. >> whit and will, we were saying you already started your shopping. >> becky worley, our friend, gave me a little tip so i've already done a bit of shopping. >> helps to know people. >> exactly. black friday is under way. there you see shoppers hitting the stores overnight looking to jump on those doorbuster deals. take a look at these scenes overnight, customers eager to get the first crack at sales and we have everything you need to know. that is the ceo of best buy standing by. we will chat with them in
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just a little bit. first, though, a lot to cover this morning including that alarming new covid variant discovered in south africa. it's now been detected in other countries and new travel restrictions are being implemented around the world. lama hasan joins us now from london with the latest. lama, good morning. >> reporter: and good morning to you, whit. local cases of this new rar i can't are on the rise. infections now identified in hong kong, israel and belgium. scientists sounding the alarm on this variant which they say is the most heavily mutated variant discovered so far. they worry it could evade vaccines and be more transmissible. this morning, the uk instituting an emergency travel ban on six southern africa countries where it was first identified. israel and singapore also introducing travel restrictions. overnight, the eu saying it's planning to follow suit. now today the world health organization holding an emergency meeting and could designate this variant as one of interest or one of concern. the global markets reacting with stocks taking a hit, whit.
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>> lama, news of this is coming as some european nations are implementing new restrictions as well. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. europe now the epicenter as a fourth wave is sweeping across much of the continent with a big surge in covid cases, germany, one of the countries hardest hit, is recording more than 100,000 deaths since the pandemic began and the world health organization is warning of a further 700,000 covid deaths in europe by march if current trends hold. now, both austria and slovakia have entered lockdowns, france is ramping up their booster shot campaign and portugal and italy are tightening restrictions requiring people be vaccinated to go to social activities even in areas considered low risk for covid. now, the netherlands reintroducing mask mandates in stores and ordering bars and restaurants to close at 8:00 p.m. this is a stark reminder we are not out of the woods yet, whit. >> absolutely, lama, thank you. we turn to the troubling rise in covid cases back at home as well and hospitalizations also growing fears that the
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thanksgiving gatherings that we've all been experiencing could make the situation even worse. trevor ault is at the brooklyn hospital center with more on that part of the story. trevor, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, whit. listen, we know millions of americans are gathering with their families this holiday weekend and they have the blessing of health experts provided everybody is vaccinated. but there's already some alarming signs as to where we may be headed. in the past two weeks 35 states reported covid-19 infections had risen at least 10%. that's happening here in new york city, it's happening in washington, d.c., the highest transmission rate right now is in michigan, but beyond cases, 21 states reported hospitalizations were up at least 10% in just the past week, in fact, in minneapolis, one hospital brought in a military medical team this week to try to provide some backup to their exhausted staff that are still treating so many covid-19 patients and now we have to wait for this possible holiday surge because an axios/ipsos poll
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found that nearly half of americans who said they would be gathering for thanksgiving may be meeting with unvaccinated people and, as we know, unvaccinated are several times more likely to be infected and after that they are significantly hospitalized more. will. >> trevor, thank you so much. black friday and so many are getting a jump on their holiday shopping. many waiting at stores overnight to get in as the doors open, especially with concerns about supply shortages. new data showing early holiday spending already up nearly 20% from last year. the one, the only becky worley is in the heart of it all this morning in front of an h&m in new york city. becky, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, will. yeah, they opened the doors about five minutes ago and there were maybe ten people waiting outside to scoop up those deals. i have to say it's been one of the strangest lead-ups to black friday i have ever covered with supply chain issues. we had really good deals dropping earlier than ever and now we had the stores yesterday closed on thanksgiving but new data dropping last night tells
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us that shopping online on thanksgiving was better than ever. this morning, doors opening as shoppers hunt for deals in person. >> i am the black friday queen. ask anybody who knows me, i am like, let's go. >> reporter: with chains like macy's, walmart and target closed on thanksgiving, today the die-hard deal hunters are on the lookout. >> got to get here first, early bird gets the worm. i got the xbox here for my son, he made the honor roll so i'm happy to get it for him. >> reporter: there are concerns lots of products won't be available because of the supply chain shortages so if you go to a store, then you can see what's actually on the shelf and adjust your shopping list. >> reporter: and prices are competitive. at walmart a new deal just going live at 5:00 a.m., this samsung soundbar with a subwoofer did now $99, a $50 discount. and clothing sales at big chains, madewell is 30% off, the gap, 40% off and old navy, 50% off. >> they're going to try to
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entice you to buy something perhaps that was not maybe number one or number two on your list by offering you a better deal. >> reporter: new data coming in overnight from adobe analytics shows the deepest discounts on thanksgiving day were on toys, apparel, computers, tvs and sporting goods. with shoppers spending at least $3.5 million per minute online. the data highlighting individual top sellers on thanksgiving that skewed heavily to tech gifts and toys and forecasts further black friday discounts today on furniture, electronics, appliances and clothing. now, adobe also reporting a huge surge in online shopping throughout all of november, but it's too early to tell if that will actually make the malls more subdued today. one thing i can tell you with everyone coming back into the malls after covid and the stores being closed yesterday, it's going to be a really strange holiday season, so, will, my advice is to shop early, shop
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local and cross your fingers that all of your packages actually make it to you on time. >> shop early, shop local and, becky, this is like your super bowl, this period, right? i know you've been scouring the stores for the best deals all morning during the holiday kickoff. is there another one where folks can really clean up? >> reporter: yeah, i want to give you one deal that's on a hot item. strangely enough, vacuums are a really big sellerright now so the dyson v8 fluffy model is over at newegg.com. $100 off at $299. that's a good deal on a vacuum and i know some people don't like to get a vacuum for a present but we all need a tidy house, right? >> it's the gift that keeps on giving really. becky will be back with more black friday deals in our next hour. cecilia. we got more on this. we turn to a black friday exclusive. joining us live from richfield, minnesota, best buy's ceo corie barry. good morning to you. happy black friday. it's a big day for you out there.
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i want to start with what becky just said. she's never seen a black friday quite like this with deals so early, it feels like it's been a week long already. what are the differences you're seeing from years past till now? >> yeah, every year black friday is a little bit different and it's been earlier and earlier but you're right, i think we really want to help shoppers get the stuff they want and get it early so they're confident and feel like they have that perfect gift for everyone on the list. earlier we get the deals going the more confident we can be. >> that's what we keep hearing. after covid and the hiatus that folks seem like they took instead of going into the stores from shopping online, are you seeing them? do you expect to see them back in the stores in person this year? >> i think what's most important is that shoppers do whatever makes them comfortable. definitely we expect to see some shoppers back in stores so they can touch and feel the product. they have that confidence, they get it in their hands and can take it home. if they're more comfortable shopping digitally or by a phone
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or maybe having a consultant come to their homes, all of those options are available. and i think what's most important as a shopper you should do whatever makes you feel comfortable. >> let's talk some specifics we've been hearing. supply chain issues, folks are about to start shopping today, what should they expect in terms of what you've got stocked in the store and what they might not find? >> well, here's what i can say, at best buy, we have more inventory than ever. more inventory than last year, more inventory than two years ago, and so we are really well situated for the holiday and it's across all the brands that people want, all the products that people want and not just today but we expect to continue to get more throughout the holidays so, yes, i encourage you to shop early but there is a lot to choose from. >> are there specifics that you might not have in stock because of supply chain issues? >> there are definitely some products that are a little harder to find. that's always true in consumer electronics like gaming consoles are more constrained or certain mobile phones are harder to find but for the most part there's a
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ton of great gear out there. >> we've been talking about inflation and folks paying a lot more for everything this year. what can they expect to see in your stores in terms of prices? >> so as you led with, there are a ton of great deals out there and you can find those deals all over the store and that's the good news and everybody really wants to have a great value and make sure the customers feel like they're getting a great value. more so what we're actually seeing is a little less promotional environment than pre-pandemic but truly more promotional than last year so i think you're going to see a ton of great deals and value for the consumer across all kinds of products including vacuums. >> corie, i'll put you on the spot. your best tips, black friday tips for folks heading out right now. >> yeah, so, there's three shop early.uld say.- but also shop confidently and shop creatively, so shop confidently, we have a black friday price guarantee. if for any reason the price goes down after black friday we will automatically refund you the
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difference and shop creatively. we have gift lists that help you think about that perfect gift. so i love giving gifts and want them to be personal and right for that person and so we have lists that will help you find gifts for newlyweds or gifts for retro fans like a boombox or a mug that keeps your coffee warm. you can be that perfect gift giver, and there's so many creative ways to do it. >> we are so appreciative for your time this morning. good luck to you and your shoppers, corie, thank you. and there is the rush to get home after the holiday. for a lot of americans that is happening now. gio benitez joins us now with a look at the best and worst times to leave this weekend. gio, good morning. >> reporter: hey, whit, good morning to you. yeah, millions of americans will start that journey home today but over the weekend that's when we'll see the most traffic, especially on sunday. let's take a look at the worst times to get on the road. just about anywhere, today between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., tomorrow between 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. and then again sunday, the most
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hours of busy traffic from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. the best time to get on the road all weekend long is really before 12 noon. now, in the air this week has already broken a pandemic record. more than 2.3 million people flying on wednesday, that was the day before thanksgiving. the most travelers since the pandemic began, sunday is expected to break that record with more than 2.4 million passengers. now, if you're looking to avoid delays at those airports try to get that first flight out. those are usually on time and you'll be able to avoid all those crowds that we're going to be seeing, whit. >> as you noted sunday is the big day so watch out for that. gio, thank you so much. will. >> that first flight out is tiring. the holiday weekend forecast, cool and dry for most of the country. let's get the outlook from brittany bell from our station in new york city. good morning. >> the map is turning quite active especially after a quiet thanksgiving. so let's start out with some snow. that's the scene right now looking at some snow falling down in black forest, colorado.
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they picked up about two inches of snowfall and a nice holiday scene in seymour, wisconsin. that's west of green bay, that snow continues to come down in that area. that same system bringing more snow across the interior northeast heading into today and that could lead to additional travel problems with winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour blowing all that have snow around. and then looking at travel problems across the remainder of the country, dry across the southeast, more in the midsection but as we head into the second half of the weekend we'll see more of that atmospheric moisture popping in rain across the northwest and rainfall moving across the southeast, whit. >> all right, brittany, thanks so much. cecilia. we're going to turn to southern california where the weather threat this weekend is hot, dry air and powerful wind gusts that knocked out power for tens of thousands and kaylee hartung joins us with more on this from los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. there's never a good time to have your electricity shut off.
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but thanksgiving day might be among the worst. power outages across southern california left thousands of people here scrambling to try to figure out how to save their holiday. overnight, intense fires and strong gusty winds forcing power companies to cut electricity off to nearly 70,000 customers. the inconvenient public safety shutoffs a last resort to prevent downed power lines from sparking more fires as santa ana winds whip through the area. >> it's very frustrating. especially getting the text saying it might not come on till saturday. >> reporter: a red flag warning now in effect until this evening. winds greater 70 miles per hour ripping through the ground. residents preparing for the worst filling up their propane tanks. >> it's something you learn to live with. >> reporter: these shutoffs becoming more frequent as california suffers from decades of drought and dry conditions made worse by climate change. even without power, many residents thankful for the roof over their heads. >> i'd rather have excess wind and less power than be burned
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out of my house at home. a minor inconvenience. minor inconvenience, nothing compared to losing my house. >> reporter: power companies here have some work to do to get that service restored as the winds die down throughout today. they'll be surveying those affected areas and say they will get the power back on as soon as it's safe to do so. whit. >> let's hope so. all right, kaylee, thank you so much. we are following a lot of other headlines including what the ceo of macy's is saying about keeping the shelves stocked in stores, delivering its packages on time, plus the hottest items right now. and our holiday movie review, we are -- preview, i should say. movie stars on the big screen and small screen you can see this weekend but first back to brittany. >> get ready for a cold blast. some of the coldest air of the season. first your weekend getaways sponsored by amazon alexa.
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>> killed -- one person killed in a car crash at three :00 this morning. several were taken to sf general to their injuries. that led to a big backup that has since been cleared. we understand two vehicles were involved. firefighters had to use the jaws of life to cut apart one of the cars involved to get to the patient. no word on what caused the collision. flipping the switch on holiday lights later today. it starts at noon. folks will be treated to a special outdoor holiday market.
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being implemented around the world and at home there have been new concerns about the virus spreading after those thanksgiving gatherings. in russia, more than 50 miners are dead after a devastating blast inside a coal mine. authorities say the explosion, 800 feet underground, filled the siberian mine with toxic fumes. more than 240 people were rescued. listen to this, the scottish deerhound known as claire winning the national dog show for the second year. something no other dog has ever done and she, of course, comes from a long line of winners including, listen to this, a grandmother who won best in show ten years ago. so she had to win this one. >> a family tradition. good-looking dog. we have a lot more ahead including smash-and-grab robberies, crowds swarming into high-end stores looting from the shelves making a quick getaway and, of course, becky worley is back with even more black friday deals all coming up. we start this half hour with the holiday shopping season kicking into high gear this morning after the macy's
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thanksgiving day parade, the retailer is welcoming back the crowds in stores across the country. earlier we checked in with jeff gennette, the chairman and ceo of macy's moments after the doors opened for black friday. jeff, good morning to you. it's good to have you. so the doors at macy's opened a short time ago and you were right there to greet the black friday shoppers. what was that like and are the crowds coming back this year? >> it's great to see. so we opened at 6:00 a.m. like we did last year and the crowd size was about double where we were last year and they're coming in now. they were shopping feverishly yesterday online and have really been since the end of october for black friday so it's going to be a good day. it's a good start to the holiday season. >> and as you know it's been a difficult comeback from the pandemic for so many businesses, now many stores are dealing with supply chain issues. price hikes, how is macy's holding up? >> we're holding up well. so we're not going to have any supply chain issues for this holiday.
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we started, you know, in the beginning of the pandemic really working with our overseas suppliers and we moved up our ship dates. we were using different ports in addition to what we do in l.a. we're working with all of our partners and we're going to have all the right gift categories and items. we have about 20% more inventory on hand than we did last year. to do what we think will be in the mid-20s, more business so we're well poised for the holiday season and we won't have supply chain issues. >> speaking of those items, tell us about the season's hottest sellers right now and any big trends in what people are buying. >> yeah, you know, they're buying luxury so i will say, when you look at our beauty and our fragrance gift sets, very good. the ugg brand is doing phenomenally well, ralph lauren brand across men's, women's, kids, but they're also going for great commodities. housewares, we've got cookware sets from tools of the trade and rachael ray that are really extremely strong. 1400 thread count sheets are really good. you know, the whole toy category
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has been with our partnership with toys "r" us has been fantastic so we have something for everybody for any price point, for anybody on your gift list, very strong this year. >> and how about shipping, getting gifts to where they need to go in time for the holidays? are there any guarantees that packages will arrive on time? >> yeah, we're going to be much better than we were last year so we're ready. anything that we're ordering from the customers online is going out either today, or they're going out in the next couple of days so we're in great shape with that. i also expect that we're going to have a later cutoff for christmas shipments this year. you know, based on just that last mile supply chain and what we're doing with our partners, so there's not going to be issues and customers even those procrastinators can basically order online much later than last year as well as coming into stores. so we're going be in good shape. >> a lot of people are just sort of wandering into stores shopping for the first time in a while. what safety precautions are you
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taking in the stores and what should people know about masks or employee vaccine requirements? >> so what we have with all of our colleagues basically we recommend that they be vaccinated. every colleague is wearing a mask, you know, we recommend that our customers wear masks, you know, when you think about health and safety of both our colleagues and our customers it remains a very top priority for us. >> you have big news this morning for the holidays, the big man with the white beard is back. tell us about it. >> so, obviously the thanksgiving day parade is kind of the kickoff to the holiday season for america and to have santa arrive at herald square at noon eastern time, he's back. he's ready and santa is back in our stores so that is really good to have, you know, these amazing customers, basically can interact with santa and a number of flagship stores, santa is back. >> santa is back. let the kids know. all right, jeff gennette, thank you so much for your time this morning. we appreciate it. >> thanks, whit. great to see you.
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of course, for my kids the santa coming back is a big deal. the virtual photos from last year isn't quite the same as screaming kids. >> that's great. i know him. let's go to the movies. the first holiday season at the box office since pandemic restrictions began to ease. so deirdre bolton joins with the big screen breakdown as hollywood roots for a comeback story. >> reporter: good morning. you are right. this year experts seeing an interesting slate of movie, five days of holiday time and more vaccinated population should bring families back to the movies. this morning, a hopeful hollywood is banking on big bucks at the box office. >> killer replica. >> a replica of what? >> a ghost trap. >> reporter: as pandemic restrictions ease and more kids are getting vaccinated against covid, movie fans are clamoring to see a slew of films being released exclusively to theaters that promise something for everyone including disney's animated musical comedy "encanto."
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>> uh-huh, uh-huh. i understand you. >> reporter: and ridley scott's fashion-forward biopic, "house of gucci" starring lady gaga. >> hey, everybody, this is patrizia and this is my family. >> reporter: which is already angling for award season kudos. >> there's some real evidence that fans are dying to get back to the theater. especially this year after this sort of nightmare of what we've been living through with covid. people want to have a good time. >> reporter: fan favorite will smith is also getting oscar buzz for his turn as tennis great venus and serena williams' father in "king richard." >> watch them hit a few balls. >> all right. >> tell me your names again. >> i'm venus. >> i'm serena. >> reporter: the film's been certified fresh by critics with 91% on rotten tomatoes and was released simultaneously in theaters and on demand. >> my sense is that everybody wants to see it come back. there's going to be a case-by-case evaluation of what is the right distribution strategy for every movie. as people feel more comfortable
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going to theaters you still have more options in terms of what you can see when. >> reporter: all this as the holiday film season is just heating up with "the matrix" resurrection with keanu reeves returning. >> hi. >> have we met? >> reporter: and steven spielberg's take on "west side story." >> who are you, friend or foe? >> reporter: out in time for christmas. last year this five-day holiday stretch netted around $21.5 million in ticket sales but this year the big recoup forecasts to between 100 and $150 million. >> wow. >> cecilia. >> the industry needs that. deirdre, thanks. coming up, we have brazen flash mob robberies, thieves swarming into high-end stores and fleeing. we'll tell you what police is saying this morning. morning.
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all right, now to growing concerns about smash-and-grab robberies at stores nationwide as, of course, the holiday shopping season is kicking off. the latest incident, a nordstrom in california and the criminals stealing designer goods and zohreen shah is there. good morning, zohreen.
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>> reporter: hey, cecilia. yeah, lapd detectives are looking for leads right now, and they think the very people who are behind these smash and grabs are also responsible for over 100 different robberies here. now, look, if you are shopping this weekend, expect to see a lot more security. this morning, dozens of suspects are on the run after a string of brazen heists at retailers. >> we recognize that one of the characteristics of these is that these are not one or two suspects, these are multiple suspects, four, five, six, seven. >> reporter: over the last week multiple department stores and luxury brands targeted nationwide like this oakland clothing store where 30 people ransacked hats, shoes and clothing off the shelves. just hours before thanksgiving day, police say robbers used bear spray to assault a security guard at a canoga park nordstrom. five of them striking ahead of the shopping rush. police say they made off with $25,000 worth of designer purses.
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last weekend, perhaps the most brazen of them all, 80 people bursting out from cars in what appeared to be a coordinated flash mob-style crime running through the aisles at a walnut creek nordstrom snatching items and pepper spraying one employee and attacking another. >> there was a mob of people. the police were flying in. it was a scene out of the movie. it was insane. >> reporter: and just one week ago chicago police say 14 thieves stormed a louis vuitton in broad daylight making off with $120,000 worth of merchandise in mere seconds. >> we immediately acted recognizing the impact this is having on retailers, the sense of safety on our communities. >> reporter: so there have been several major robberies just this week, but so far only six arrests. one of them happened right here at the grove at the nordstrom. police say that thieves used a bike and a hammer to smash through a window. they then took off but police chased them arresting all the people inside the car. guys. >> really frightening situation there, zohreen, thank you so
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at a local supermarket. the two star athletes even helping bag the gifts. here's alvin kamara talking about the experience. >> make sure you got great people around you. >> paying for us, so, hey. it's huge right there. huge. >> it is huge. kamara said we're blessed so just being able to be a blessing is huge for us. this is something so simple yet so meaningful. the final tally, $21,000. >> kamara walks into the grocery store alone is a big deal but then he's like buying your groceries. >> they mean so much to the community. see them giving back. >> you know what else is a big deal, nkotb. from our generation. >> sounds great. awesome. i've heard of them. coming up everybody, the black friday for you covered. tory johnson here with amazing "deals & steals" and becky is back with the hot deals dropping right now. >> they got the right stuff. right now.
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>> good morning. absolutely gorgeous shot from santa cruz this morning. look how tranquil the water is. it is going to be great for outdoor activities if you're headed to the coast, playing on the bay, exercising or shopping. take the sunglasses and know you will need a coat in the morning but not this afternoon. 62 to 67 degrees, even warmer tomorrow. warmer sunday, 60 five to about 73 degrees. good news right now, even with this offshore breeze and stagnant air, for the most part our air quality is going to be moderate which is healthy today and tomorrow and sunday. looking at the forecast i put together, it will be warmer into the last date in november and the first day in december, near
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record high temperatures with upper 60's to low 70's and dry. coming up in another half-hour, we will be back with a local update. i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen... to help you reach and stay undetectable. research shows people who take hiv treatment as prescribed and get to and stay undetectable can no longer transmit hiv through sex. don't take dovato if you're allergic to its ingredients or if you take dofetilide. taking dovato with dofetilide can cause serious or life-threatening side effects. hepatitis b can become harder to treat while on dovato.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight. a new highly mutated coronavirus variant. first discovered in south africa, now detected in israel and hong kong. the uk and other countries imposing new travel restrictions and here at home fears that thanksgiving gatherings could fuel a new surge as cases climb. heading home. millions of americans hitting the skies and roads to get home after the holidays. the best and worst times to leave this weekend. and they're off. the holiday shopping season kicking into high gear overnight. shoppers flooding stores on the hunt for doorbuster deals and this morning, we're tracking prices to help you find the best deals out there right now.
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family safety 101. the new book teaching kids how to be prepared for emergencies from fires to natural disasters, the number one thing you can do and why it's more important than ever this time of year. ♪ hello friday ♪ time to reheat those leftovers and kick back with a black friday edition of "binge this," what to watch this weekend from family fun. >> oh, magical. >> to holiday classics. >> ho, ho, ho. >> no. >> plus, the beatles are back. ♪ get back ♪ >> in a special streaming deal you don't want to miss. plus, we're going into the hot zone with daniel dae kim and he's not getting lost in his new show. taking on his first-ever leading role. he's here live and he's saying -- >> good morning, america. ♪ good morning, america. on this friday here, great to have whit and will at the desk with me this morning, or as we've been saying all along,
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whit and will. >> sometimes when there's a will, there's a whit. >> you got to let me finish that part of the joke. >> you've been waiting for that. we got to work on our timing. >> we're getting there. also here, black friday, all about shopping for the holidays and yourself. tory johnson is here in times square. she's got "deals & steals." great gifts up to 75% off all with free shipping. we'll see you soon, tory. >> a lot we're looking forward to. but first a lot of news, starting with that alarming new covid variant discovered in south africa, it's now been detected in other countries as well and new travel restrictions are being implemented around the world. lama hasan is back with us now with the details. lama, good morning once again. >> reporter: good morning to you, whit. local cases of this new variant are on the rise. infections now identified in hong kong, israel, and belgium. scientists sounding the alarm on this variant which they say is the most heavily mutated variant discovered so far. they worry it could evade vaccines and could be more
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transmissible. now, this morning, the uk is instituting an emergency travel ban on six south african countries where it was first identified, israel and singapore introducing travel restrictions skptd eu now recommending to suspend all air travel from countries in southern africa. the world health organization is holding an emergency meeting and could designate it as either one of interest or one of concern. this as europe battles a fourth wave of covid cases. the world health organization is warning of a further 700,000 covid deaths in europe by march if current trends hold. now, both austria and slovakia have entered lockdowns, france is ramping up their booster shot campaign, and portugal and italy are tightening restrictions. back in the u.s., in the past two weeks alone, 35 states have seen cases climate least 10%. that's happening in new york city and in washington, d.c. and the highest case rate is in michigan, 21 states now reporting hospitalizations up at least 10% this week alone. will.
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>> lama, thank you so much. we are now going to head home after the holidays. many americans already on the road and getting on flights and abc news transportation correspondent gio benitez is back to break down when you should make your move. hello, gio. >> reporter: hey, will, good morning again. yeah, sunday is going to be the day to watch out for. we'll see so much traffic on the roads and in the air. let's bring back times, those worst times to get on the road right now. that's today 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. tomorrow between 2 and 7 and sunday, again, the have busiest 1 to 7:00 p.m. if you want to avoid traffic get on the road before 12 noon. on wednesday, the day before thanksgiving, we saw the most people flying since the pandemic began. more than 2.3 million people. the tsa expects to see even more people on sunday. that's more than 2.4 million passengers, so really try to catch the earliest flight or get on the road early to avoid headaches.
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>> always appreciate those tips. becky worley, she is back again on the black friday beat. becky, you've been out there all morning long. what are you seeing? >> reporter: i was out in times square. there were people lined up to shop but this has been one of the strangest lead-ups to black friday i've ever covered. supply chain issues and good deals dropping early and biggest retailers kept their doors closed thanksgiving but new data out overnight shows early sales were huge on thanksgiving. online shoppers spent an average of, get this, $3.5 million per minute, per minute. the deepest discounts yesterday were on toys, clothing, computers, tvs and sporting goods. now, the question with shoppers heeding those warnings to buy early, will black friday in physical stores in the malls be more subdued today? hard to know. we are seeing forecasts for further black friday discounting today on furniture, electronics, appliances, and clothing.
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and i'm going to be back a little later in the show with more deals. it is a big, big day and that is a hint to our next segment, cecilia. >> we are so not done with you yet, becky. you're not going anywhere. you just stay put in that strategic command center, you. all right, coming up, how to empower your child in an emergency situation. we have the new book that will help them and you feel safe and prepared. and entertainment cheat sheet with what to binge including a rare check-in with the beatles. daniel dae kim has a new thriller series that will have us all on the edge of our seats and he's live in times square. we'll be right back. ♪ can i get a hamburger? make it plain. extra ketchup, but no pickles. actually, pickles. one vanilla cone. and a sweet tea. hot chocolate. your largest coffee. i'm gonna need like-- ten egg mcmuffins please! one hamburger happy meal. make that two. make that three. -no pickles! a sprite and what else? oh and one more thing.
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♪ and welcome back to "gma" on this friday. black friday and we're so glad that you are with us. of course, the cast of the highly anticipated remake of "west side story" takes over times square happening all next week. very much looking forward to that. >> cannot wait to see that. it is time now that the turkey has been put away for black friday shopping. everybody, get ready. we're going big with becky worley with something called honey, i shrunk the prices. what do you have cooking? >> reporter: well, this morning, cecilia, it's our twist on a movie classic, "honey, i shrunk the kids." we're trying to keep the piggy bank full but using specially developed technology we are shrinking prices even more. so, guys, fire it up. wait. you were supposed to shrink the prices, not me. oh, all right. okay, at least now maybe the deals will look even bigger so let's get to it. two big gifts, two big deals, the apple airpods second generation are $99 for members
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at costco, that's $20 off. that's pretty major because 25% off anything apple this time of year is a big reduction. a brand-new one just launching, the oculus virtual reality headset for $299. they'll throw in a $50 target gift card. maybe that's what's happening here. maybe i'm living in some weird virtual reality world where i'll wake up and take off the goggles and be normal size. this isn't real, right? >> i don't know. i'm really loving that we went really high tech on the graphics here. so what about the discounts that aren't gifts that maybe we want smart ways to save, stuff like that. >> anything and everything could be discounted today. i mean think big ticket items. mattresses, appliances, and something we do spend a lot of mone on, subscriptions, one good deal right now, audible books, they have $6 a month for three months, that's a savings of $27 and a bonus deal, listen up, a retailer that so rarely
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has a sale, lululemon. i got myself a new pair of joggers for $79 and maybe that's an upside of this whole shrinking situation. i mean, the joggers, they kind of slim me back here. does my butt look smaller? >> no comment. >> they're covering our eyes. i love you, girl. i'm not going to go there. so, okay, we'll -- i'll save us here and they'll do a lightning round. drop the pennies in the piggy bank. the best deals live right now, go. >> best deals live. let's start at best buy, they have a really big discount on the insignia 55-touchdown l.e.d. 4k tv, $299. savings of $250. next over at walmart, they have the lowest price on the apple watch series 6. it's $349. that's a $50 discount. finally, the ring security camera doorbell is $80 at
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amazon. a $20 savings and it's a great gift for your home. home. how am i going to get home or off this pig? how is this going to work? >> i'm told we sprung for the resources, becky, about shrinking you, we'll get you bigger. not just the prices, we have a solution. >> a solution. >> yes, i'm told we have a solution. >> oh, that. you mean the lol surprise dollhouse? i had that backstage because it's on sale at target for $70 off just until 10:00 a.m. pacific time. okay, that's generous of you, i never had a house with a slide not to mention neon furniture so, cecilia, that could work for me. thank you, i guess. >> yeah. >> it looks lovely. lovely plants there. >> art deco, miami vibes. >> becky, get bigger and come back. >> i'll work on it. >> see our black friday guide and more by scanning the qr code and heading to our website, goodmorningamerica.com, whit, save me.
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>> we do love becky worley and love the creativity and the deals. we want to turn to a book helping parents prepare their kids for worst case scenarios, a kids book about safety by a mom of three who is also a certified emergency manager and she's teaching families how to be ready for any situation, especially during a holiday. zohreen shah spoke with her and is back with that. good morning once again. >> reporter: good morning, whit. the holiday season is often the busiest time of the year for emergency crews and just being a little bit prepared can go a very long way. but how do you get your kids on board? okay, so we spoke to the author of a new kids' book who has some tips on how to possibly save your life. >> i've seen firsthand how preparedness can literally save lives. >> reporter: the author is on a mission, she wants kids to know surviving major emergencies can often come down to one thing, being prepared. what you're trying to get across is being prepared is really simple.
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>> it speaks directly to them and invites them to participate in the process. we have control. we have more control than we think. >> reporter: the mom of three and certified emergency manager with over a decade in experience breaks down safety basics in a kids book about safety like what it means to be prepared. a list of possible emergencies and the tools and plans that can help. all of this is especially important during the holiday season. >> large congregate settings with a lot of family in town in homes, you have increased risks for types of emergency. >> reporter: the number one emergency, house fires. >> the most common disaster emergency in america are house fires. so on average you've got about two minutes to get out of an active house fire. what we don't realize we underestimate our ability to see. it's smoky. it's really difficult to see so knowing how you'll get out,
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always identifying two ways in and out of every room in your house. >> reporter: and be prepared for every kind of disaster to hit your region. >> disasters are increasing with intensity and frequency. there is no question about that. what we're seeing, though, is that human suffering can be mitigated through a lot of preparedness efforts. >> reporter: sutherlin also works with judy to create prepacked emergency kits curated by experts. another part of being prepared that is critical. >> we have everything here from glowsticks. >> reporter: the most important part of being prepared she says, having a plan and practicing. >> having hard conversations, making an emergency plan, getting supplies, practicing your plan, those are all crucial steps that will determine how well you survive after an emergency. >> reporter: okay, so the author also stresses that you got to tell your kids that bad things can happen but don't panic them.
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tell them that these things don't happen every single day and if and when they do, hey, even the adults are going to be really scared. whit. >> of course, very important to know and, zohreen, christmas of course we know is less than a month away. what are safety tips when it comes to christmas trees around the house? >> reporter: well, whit, you know what, i just happen to have one of these in my hand. so you have to keep one of these near your christmas tree. the fire extinguisher, keep it behind the tree so it's away from your kids. the second tip is try to use l.e.d. lights on your tree if you can and the third tip, okay, look, it's really picturesque to have the tree right next to the fireplace but you have to keep it a safe distance away. they recommend at least about three feet. whit. >> great advice. i'm glad you just happened to have that fire extinguisher right there ready to go just in case. zohreen, thank you so much and happy black friday to you. let's check once again with brittany bell. good morning. >> good morning to you, whit. it was a very wet thanksgiving for southeast texas. take a look at this.
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this awesome time lapse sent in by the national weather service in corpus christi showing as storms start to roll in, they receive nearby areas between 2 to 4 inches of rainfall. ntionortheast.me snow that is going to lead to dangerous travel. that's why we have these winter alerts stretching from pennsylvania all the way to maine and this is a look at how much snow they could pick up, about 3 to 6 inches in the higher elevations, the highest spots could get upwards between 6 inches to a foot of snow.
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you know our next guest from shows including "lost," "the good doctor" and "hawaii five-o," and now he's taking on the lead role as an fbi agent on the front lines of a national security from 20 years ago for national geographic's channel, "hot zone: anthrax." welcome, daniel dae kim. thank you so much for being here. >> it's a pleasure. >> so first things first, you look great. how was your thanksgiving? >> thanks, happy thanksgiving, everyone. it was really good. i actually, you know, i have some really good friends here and so my family, who happens to be all together which is a rare occurrence these days, we trudged out to maplewood, new jersey, not too far away and you'll see in the photo. that's from last night. >> i love that. >> i love that. >> good friends, joel, who is an actor as well, and to the right of him is the director of the
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first episode of "the hot zone" along with our family so it was a really special thanksgiving. >> it 's so nice to see family photos like that again when we're all sitting around the table after everything we went through last year. >> we have to enjoy it while it lasts, i think. >> yeah. >> your family must be really three decades and first lead in a series for you. what's that mean? >> it means a lot, you know. when i first started out i was doing kind of under five roles and extra roles and to be able to climb the ladder to the point where i'm leading a show is really special and it's not something that every actor gets to experience so i feel grateful. one more thing to be grateful for this thanksgiving. >> exactly and this series is based on real events. what is it like to act out something that really played out 20 years ago? >> you know, it's a bit of a responsibility because this was a very serious event in our history and we wanted to make sure that we did it justice and we were very respectful to the people who were involved in
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every way and so our writers and producers went to great lengths to make sure that we were treating this subject matter with the right tone. >> anhd we do have a clip this morning. let's go ahead and take a look and chat more on the other side. >> still, we can't rule out the potential of a bioagent. >> they could have been used as a method of dispersal. >> get the hazmat units mobilized. >> they're heat resistant. yes. >> oh, my god. >> man, look at that. this is a dramatized retelling but it's pulling back the curtain on real events. so many people went through this scary time and they had to do a lot to keep citizens safe. >> yeah, they really did and you're absolutely right. this was a time right after the
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towers fell and this was only weeks after that and so we did a lot to make sure that we got a nine-year investigation, the events of a nine-year investigation into six hours so there's a lot of twists and turns that i don't personally remember or i didn't until starting to work on this series. >> yeah, it's crazy when you think about what we all lived through at that time. the offices being evacuated and you being told to not open your mail, stuff like that. it was a very real scare for all of us. >> absolutely. i remember the headlines but like the nuances and the details of what happened were actually a really big surprise. >> what's it about you wanting to be a lawyer but decided to go into acting. >> that's true. my parents, you know -- being a young korean american kid acting wasn't necessarily encouraged in my family so it was either kind of law or medicine. my dad is a doctor. he was a doctor and so i was like, well, i guess -- i don't want to be a doctor. i guess i'll be a lawyer kind of thing and we all see how that
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ended up. [ laughter ] >> family disappointment. you've done okay going your own way. >> that's right. >> you've also added producing to your resume as well and "the good doctor" in season five. what's it like to operate behind the camera? >> wow, it's, first of all, another thing i'm grateful for to have a successful series on the air for five seasons is no small feat and, you know, i give all the credit to our writers and our great cast. but it's fun being behind the scenes. it's nice to be able to create worlds and to be able to populate them the way that i see them and just to kind of enable others to do great work. >> i know that actors love to look forward and don't dwell on the past too much. however you were on "lost," one of the greatest shows in television history, we're coming up on the 20th anniversary of that show, any chance for a reboot? >> i get asked that question all the time. >> i got to ask it. >> you know what, it was an
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incredibly special time in my life as you might guess and i can't believe it's 20 years ago already. you know, if the powers that be want to do a reboot of it, i would just want to make sure that it's done right and done well, you know, i thought the people behind the series the first time, damon and j.j. were fantastic and, you know, i'd want to see what they have to do and say about the subject before i weigh in. >> we'll call that a maybe. >> yes. >> right. we'll take it. daniel, thank you so much. the three-night event, "hot zone: anthrax" premieres this sunday on the national geographic channel. coming up, we'll break down the best entertainment to binge this weekend, and a christmas favorite everyone loves. stay with us.
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. kumasi: morning, everyone.one. one person has been killed on a car crash on northbound 101 at hospital curve in san francisco. it happened around 3:00 this morning. several other people had to be taken to the hospital for their injuries which is led to a big backup that has been cleared. two vehicles were involved in this crash. firefighters had to use the jaws of life to get a patient. there is no word on what caused the collision.
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mike: good morning. if you are a late riser, you don't need to worry about black friday deals. you're stepping out to warmer temperatures. 40's and 50's in fairfield, lacking behind 38. i thought i would put together the dining outside planner for you. mid-50's near 60 at 5:00. we are dropping quickly into the low to mid 50's by 8:00. their quality, near record high temperatures this weekend. your quality should be fine and it will be warmer the last day in november, the first day of december. kumasi: we will have another
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update and about 30 minutes. you can find the latest on our app and at abc7news.com ♪ i feel it coming i feel it coming, baby ♪ ♪ i feel it coming ♪ ♪ i feel it coming ♪ ♪ i feel it coming ♪ we are excited about the weekend because we have "binge this" and getting ready with a special black friday edition. as you enjoy the leftovers with your family and friends, as well, so the best deals that you can find on streaming too. we have a little more of that coming up. but let's get started here, will, you're kicking us off with something for the music lovers that you're planning on. >> the camera back on us. i'm all in on "the beatles: get back."
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it's on disney plus. it's a three-part docu-series from "lord of the rings" director peter jackson, with hours of unseen footage of the band as they write and rehearse dozens of songs for a special live event in january of 1969. it ended up being their final live performance together. i watched part one yesterday. can't wait for the rest as it rolls out this weekend. a must watch for beatles lovers. >> i've heard it's amazing. seeing the dynamics between the members. >> knowing what you know decades later, it's so interesting. >> looking forward to that. next up, these long holiday weekends can make you stir crazy so i'm planning to get my family out of the house to see "encanto" right here. we're excited about that. the new animated movie is about a magical family living in an enchanted town in colombia. if you love "moana," lin-manuel miranda is behind this one as well and "encanto" is in theaters right now. excited to see that.
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something for the bookworm and for this one we are handing the mic over to indie bookshelves. your black friday buzz pick, take a look. >> welcome to country bookshelf in historic downtown bozeman, montana. come on in. "fox and i" is a beautiful blend of memoir and nature writing that chronicles how a fox starts visiting the author outside her rural montana home. a great pick for everyone on your holiday gift list. country bookshelf has been sharing our favorite books since 1957 and our amazing booksellers can't wait to help you find the perfect book to cozy up with. we can't wait to see you. good morning, america. >> good morning back to you. "fox and i" is out now and as always read along with us @gmabookclub. cecilia, you are with the christmas classic.
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old school. i am going christmas and this is the movie that taught us the real meaning and threat of a triple dog dare that taught us how to show mommy how the piggies eat, a movie that taught me to not stick my tongue on a frozen pole. ralphie, the parker family, perfect movie to rewatch on a lazy saturday. i'm going to throw you for a curveball because i didn't tell anybody this is how much i love the movie, i brought my christmas pjs and my husband has matching ones because we are that into this movie and i will wear them starting tomorrow, thank you very much. >> i love that. i love that. watch those frosted flagpoles. so the parker family takes us to our next binge celebrating the holidays with our loved ones doesn't always go so smoothly. so, if you need to escape this drama for a bit, take a listen to the podcast called "dysfunctional family
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storytime," which is a collection of all the good and bad that can come with families so check that out. finally here if you've got a a br cled eet tooth we've the ak "candified" which comes out next week. take a look. >> it's time to get candified and build a home for the holidays. we have just six weeks to create a life-size holiday candy house. >> the whole house covered in candy. >> like legit. >> how will we get this done? >> oh, my. >> yes, baby! >> you can feel it, right? >> i love you guys. >> total fantasy come to life. >> like that perfect holiday moment. >> all four episodes of "candified" available on hulu, wednesday, december 1st, and hulu is offering a great deal, 99 cents a month so you can binge all you want. for more information on that go
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♪ ♪ we are back now with the one and only tory johnson, "deals & steals," the black friday edition.
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tory is here with some wonderful deals perfect for gifting from small businesses and all free shipping. you can go right to these deals. you know this, by pointing your cell camera at that qr code on the screen. i can't stop touching this. >> so soft. >> so cozy. we need this for the holidays. >> this would go well with your christmas pajamas. so what's great about this, the sherpa pullover company have really perfected this material, so it's faux fur with sherpa level softness, they make pullovers, jackets, pants, booties, blankets, so many different things, it's the gift of cozy comfort, all the pieces start at $20 and as you said, free shipping. >> free shipping. we'll move down. we're doing a lot of cooking right now. tips. no pun intended. but maybe. >> there you go. schmidt brothers, some of the most gorgeous knives, they look gorgeous in the kitchen but they also perform beautifully. it's modern design, german
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craftsmanship, anyone, any level cook will feel comfortable with these in the kitchen. we have five different knife lock sets and comes with this, beautiful for storage or display. if you choose some of the bigger sets they come with a knife sharpener. this is a really terrific gift at 50% off, they start at $65 and free shipping. >> you know we love our sleep here on the morning shows like this. >> exactly. >> you'll help us get more of it. >> isn't this super soft. this is sheex, this is their performance bedding. moisture wicking and you don't sweat in bed for the wrong reason, right? >> yes, definitely. we need these. >> that's one of their mottos there. plus, not only do we have the bedding we also have their joggers with that same performance wicking material. we don't have them here. i think we have a shot of them we took, but we got too much stuff with us. they're online. slashed in half, everything
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starts -- there they are, they start at $37 and free shipping. >> material, we can't say enough about it. it's the time of the year for the bling. you brought the bling. >> look how much bling we have here. we've got celestial bling as well as holiday bling. brad says if you wear these reindeer earrings to a christmas party you're going to win something. you're going to win something. >> super cute. >> so cute. we've got all kinds of everything from santa to stars, huge assortment from treasure jewels, bracelets, necklaces, rings. you choose it. if they want bling and sparkle, we've got the deal for you, because everything you see here ranks from $12 to $23 and free shipping. >> you've gone to the party and worn your bling and made your food, now you have to wipe off your makeup. >> love these. >> what's awesome about this company, everyone knows it. it's the reusable makeup eraser that will take off any makeup, even the most stubborn waterproof mascaras with only water. what i love about them too, it's reuseable to replace those
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disposable towels and they make so many adorable patterns, they're such a cool company in terms of innovating and patterns and kits that really elevate the gift. these today, cecilia, at our deal range from $3 to $12.50. >> these are great. i didn't know they came in all these cute patterns. >> that's very fun. >> back to basics. you got to get that glow this time of year. >> i feel like michael todd combines self-care and skin care. kind of -- these tools give you a little time to pamper yourself, do at-home treatments. options for cleansing, dermabrasion. we have hair removal. we have foot care. we've got makeup applicators. there is something here kind of for every particular at-home beauty need device and this company rarely offers free shipping so with our deal today they start at $29, free shipping. it is a rarity, good day to shop. >> these are all great gifts
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and, everybody, shop all these amazing deals on our website plus, wait, there's more. tory has our biggest digital gift guide ever featuring over 30 brands, at least 50% off to help you tackle your entire list and scan that qr code screen and all are out there. you need them. we head to brittany bell now. >> thanks, cecilia, and snow lovers will love this video. check this out. this really nice scene in washington state with all that snow and looks like a bob ross painting with those happy little trees going there and, you know, the issue will turn to rainfall more so for the pacific northwest heading into travel on saturday afternoon. rainfall totals could range between 1 to 3 inches. more rain possible as well along the gulf coast and texas, louisiana and mississippi. heading into sunday, a batch of snow stretching from the great lakes all the way to the northeast. that's what's ha
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now to a huge black friday of nhl hockey. now to a huge black friday of nhl hockey. joining us current espn nhl analyst kevin weekes. he'll give us a preview of the big hockey showdowns. we got a lot to get into so we'll dive right into it. my man, you are outside or inside bridgestone arena in nashville, a very american city. fitting we start with why it's such an exciting time for nhl hockey in america. >> it is an amazing time for nhl hockey in america right now because we have the most and highest number of american-born players in the national hockey league now, record setting, so many are dynamic, so fun to watch. we also have the largest influx and also increase in players for girls youth hockey right now among all sports, it's been amazing that way and we're seeing girls and boys play the game from all over the country.
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literally from the east coast to the west coast and everything in between, so it's been amazing and more importantly, we're just pumped to have t n course, abc, espn, espn plus and hulu. >> we're fired up for the games today, so let's get right to them. >> let's do it. >> the first game up, the rangers visiting the bruins. what should we know about the match-up? who should we keep an eye on on the ice? >> this is an original six match-up so i'm pumped for this one because they've got the professional line, the bruins, patrice bergeron, brad marchand but watch it from a bruins standpoint. they are dynamic, that top line. on the other end, if it is the new york rangers that is your favorite team, they are stacked. artemi panarin is a gamesman. not to be outdone, when you look at mika zibanejad and the way he's played, this team has played much harder in general and that sets up to be a great one on abc.
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>> that does happen to be my favorite team, adam fox, the best defenseman in the league. we do have more games to get to. the st. louis blues on the road in chicago, facing the blackhawks. what to look for there. >> yeah, i mean, this has been a great time right now for the st. louis blues, they're back in a huge way right now. i got to give credit to their coach, craig berube and their amazing goalie, but they're a dynamic team and vladimir tarasenko is back from injury and he looks great. when you watch this team, especially for a lot of girls and boys, jordan bennington was their fourth goalie and came back and led them to the stanley cup a few years ago. if you're a chicago blackhawks fan, come on, now, when you watch the blackhawks play, patrick kane has been dynamite for them and will go down as the best american born player in history playing for the chicago blackhawks, he's a magician with his stick and can make plays in tight spaces and open ice. this is one of the players whether you're a die-hard fan or casual or new fan you have your
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eyes feasted on number 88 as mentioned, he'll go down as one of the best players in league history, he's already a future hall of famer. their best scorer, all things being equal, this sets up to be a good match-up. >> kevin, thank you so much. we could talk about it all day. the nhl thanksgiving showdown kicks off today, 1:00 p.m. eastern on abc and espn plus. coming up, we check in with cheat codes. they'll be bringing us a special performance. stay with us. ♪ i'll give you everything ♪ ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪
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(music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪ there's never been a better time to switch to xfinity. get the fast and reliable internet you deserve for only $19.99 a month for 12 months for an epic deal this holiday season.
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kevi, trevor and matthew. good morning to you guys. good to have you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> all right, so first, happy thanksgiving, by the way. i understand, kevi, that you found a special way to give back this year. >> yeah, you know, happy thanksgiving, everyone. hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday and for us, you know, we love giving back and helping any way we can and this year we decided to team up with local artists and filled the bed of my pickup truck with food and go donate to a local food bank out here. >> let's talk about the music a little bit here. you released your first album "hellraisers, part 1" after working together for six years and you just released part 2. what was that like? >> it was a blast. it's something we've always wanted to do. as you said, we've been together for six years and now this is something we've wanted to do so the pandemic gave us time to bust out a lot of music and it's finally out. "hellraisers" is out so check it out.
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>> we'll get to the music. it was great chatting with you. let's kick off the weekend with cheat codes performing "how do you love." ♪ ♪ i know sometimes i can say the wrong things ♪ ♪ even when i make mistakes, you love me anyway ♪ ♪ and that's why you're my sunshine, darling, even when it rains, when it rains ♪ ♪ i need my little baby by my side ♪ ♪ i'll be your johnny cash if you walk my line ♪ ♪ i'll give you everything for all of your time and now i just wanna know why ♪ ♪ tell me, how do you love tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ tell me, how do you love tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪
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♪ tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ i don't know the way but you've been there before ♪ ♪ been around the town but ain't no place like home ♪ ♪ take me on the long way baby tell me where to go, where to go ♪ ♪ i need my little baby by my side ♪ ♪ i'll be your johnny cash if you walk my line ♪ ♪ i'll give you everything for all of your time and now i just wanna know why ♪ ♪ tell me, how do you love tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ tell me, how do you love tell me, how do you love ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ tell me how do you love tell me how do you love ♪
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♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪ ooh, baby, i just wanna learn and give you enough ♪ ♪
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>> announcer: now this is just too good, america, monday, the biggest and best "deals & steals" are happening right here and with free shipping too. told you this was good. the "deals & steals" start live monday on -- >> tory, you are the best. >> announcer: "good morning america." and we want to thank cheat codes for that great performance. >> and we worked on the science but becky is still small, i guess. >> no, i'm back. i'm back. >> she's back. >> oh, my gosh, wow. >> the fly swatter. yeah. >> thanks to brittany for being here and pulling double duty. on wabc, our new york station, plus here. >> there's room in the piggy bank apparently. thanks to our special effects department. >> really sprung it. >> have a great weekend, everybody. >> bye partment.
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>> really sprung it. >> have a great weekend, everybody. >> bye.
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. kumasi: good morning, everyone. here daily square will flip the switch on. its holiday lights. today people will be treated to a special outdoor holiday market. trees designed by academy of art students. will be making a comeback. . at 5:00, the square will be lit up. organizers say they will be a special surprise. mike: life is getting back to normal. is going to be gorgeous no matter where you. will try to be. grabbed the sunglasses, you will need it. to purchase this weekend, mid to upper 60's and then 70's truck tomorrow and next week.
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kumasi: "the view" is up next. . >> announcer: "the view's" historic season 25 continues announcer: "the view's" historic season 25 continues live right now. exit wounds. top military brass testified they had a much different battle plan than president biden about pulling troops out of afghanistan. >> i recommended that we maintain 2500 troops in afghanistan. >> that mistakes were made. >> strategic failure. >> how much of a battle scar will this leave on the biden administration? plus, drew carey's taking a spin at our table to talk about celebrating 50 years of "the price is right." and disney magic is coming back to broadway, and you're getting an exclusive
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