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>> last time we did not see any cars there, and then -- >> yeah, monday morning. thank you for starting your day with us. this is my spider last night. i bet he is tired this morning. we did a lot of trick-or-treating. >> incredible. >> have a good one. the "today" show is next. good morning. breaking news, president biden arrives in scotland for a high-stakes climate summit as his agenda stalls back home amid democratic infighting. a new nbc poll shows his approval rating at an all-time low. >> i didn't run to determine how well i'm going to do in the polls. i ran to make sure that i
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followed through on what i said i would do as president of the united states. >> can the president make good on those promises with his own party stalemated? a live report, straight ahead. mandate monday. tens of thousands of unvaccinated new york city workers, including police and firefighters, ordered to stay home today as a new covid vaccine mandate is enforced. over the weekend, a massive sick out in apparent protest. just ahead, the shortage of people in critical jobs facing the nation's largest city and how officials plan to deal with it. showdown, the supreme court set to take up that controversial ban on most abortions in texas today. we're live with what is at stake and the impact on the battles in other states. speaking out, alec baldwin breaking his silence on that fatal movie set shooting addressing claims of unsafe conditions and the tragic loss of the film's cinematographer. >> it's an active investigation. in terms of a woman died. she was my friend. >> we'll have the very latest. >> all that, plus airport chaos. american airlines cancels nearly 2,000 flights over the weekend citing bad weather and a staffing shortage stranding
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passengers from coast to coast. >> it says to another plane, but they don't have flights available. >> the latest troubling sign ahead of the busy the raffle holiday season. and texas two-step. the houston astro keep their world series alive with a big win against the braves. >> while the dallas cowboys rally in the final minute to stun the vikings in another nfl nail biter. >> to the touchdown. >> today, monday, november 1st, 2021. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." nice to have you with us on a monday morning. the urge to say go cowboys because, you know, i had my cheerleader outfit on.
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>> i was just sitting here thinking, i wonder if you broke it out for the big game. >> i'm still an eagles fan. i don't know if philadelphia will have me any more. >> so much to get to. >> including that deadline with the covid vaccine mandate here in new york. the fdny just wrapping up a news conference with thousands of city workers set to be missing work and docked pay. in the meantime, we have a look at the number of flights taking to the skies right now. it was a busy weekend at the airports. there are more cancellations being announced this morning. we'll have a full report, straight ahead. we start with high stakes for president biden both here and overseas as he arrives in scotland for that major global summit. >> and according to a new nbc poll, his approval numbers have hit an all-time low when his domestic agenda is hanging by a thread. peter alexander joins us from edinburgh this morning. >> reporter: savannah and hoda, good morning to both of you.
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president biden arriving in glasgow just moments ago this morning for this make or break climate summit, a gathering that his own advisers have billed as the world's best chance to avoid the catastrophic perils of our warming planet. president biden this morning touching down in scotland prepared to push foreign leaders touching down in scotland, prepared to push foreign leaders but the u.s.'s credibility is also at stake. congress is yet to pass the president's massive spending plan. including half a trillion dollars in clean energy and climate commitment. >> the build back better framework, god willing, will be voted on as early as some time this coming week. >> reporter: after multiple delays, house democrats were eyeing a vote tomorrow. that timeline now shifting as lawmakers scramble to make last-minute changes. president biden is also facing political perils, his approval
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rating slipping to 42%, a seven-point drop since august. and 71% say america is headed in the wrong direction. >> the polls are going to go up and down and i didn't run to determine how well i'm going to do in the polls. >> reporter: this week's gathering follows the first in-person g20 summit in two years. the president announcing new steps to ease bottlenecks that have snarled the global supply chain. >> how to make sure we have access to what we need from food to electronics, automobiles. >> reporter: getting leaders to support a global minimum tax to block large corporations from stashing profits in more tax friendly countries. but it's what's accomplished on climate here that may be most
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scrutinized. the president says he's disappointed the leaders of russia and china, two of the world's biggest polluters did not attend the g20 and are not traveling to glasgow, either. queen elizabeth is not coming here due to her health, but her son, prince charles, is delivering an urgent plea for action. >> the scale and scope of the threat we face call for a global system level solution. >> reporter: british prime minister boris johnson is hosting this summit. warned that the world is one minute to midnight, having run down the clock, he'll say, waiting to combat climate change. as for president biden, he says despite scaling back the hadon' move away from fosoaof slashing emissions in half by the end of the decade. savannah. they're facing another inspiration.
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she got the virus. she said she lost saw president biden five days before her positive test. they were all wearing masks. she is vaccinated. she says she only has mild symptoms. she credits the vaccine for that. as for the president, we learned that they were traveling aboard air force one today from an adviser that he tested negative yesterday. president bud enis biden is expected to speak within the next hour. >> peter alexander, thank you. >> this morning new york city is in the spotlight with thousands of city workers set to be docked pay starting to day for failing to comply. stephanie gosk joins us now with the latest goochlt am. >> hau, hoed yashgs good the head of the union was out ear early because they are concerned about response time.
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there are thousands of fdny personnel that remain unvaccinated. it's not just the fire department and police, it's sanitation. today the clock runs out. any city worker who is unvaccinated cannot come to work and won't get paid. this morning, the deadline is here for new york city's workforce. starting today, firefighters, police officers, sanitation workers and other city employees will be put on unpaid leave and could even lose their jobs if still unvaccinated. more than 22,000 government workers failed to comply with de blasio's covid-19 mandate as of sunday night. firefighters in particular are still lagging behind with the fdny reporting a vaccination rate of just 75%. this morning, the firefighter's union, which is against the mandate, defending its members. >> all we are asking for is extra time. we wanted to get some time so they canner they could file their religious and medical exemptions as well as make their retirement decisions and get
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their vaccination if they so choose. >> reporter: department leaders denying reports that some firehouses were closed this weekend due to staffing issues. after 2,000 firefighters cled out sick. but in a blunt statement, the fdny commissioner says some members are purposely staying home, calling it irresponsible, bogus sick leave, creating a danger for new yorkers and their fellow firefighters. union leaders insist there is no coordinated sick out. while nationwide, millions of new covid vaccine doses could be on the move in just 48 hours if the cdc signs off on pfizer's pediatric vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11. doctors recommend signing your child up as soon as possible. >> we can decrease the number of kids getting sick, we can make a huge dent in the pandemic. >> reporter: health experts hoping to change the minds of a majority of parents of 5 to 11-year-olds who say they're uneasy, some pointing to very rare cases of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart
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muscle. pfizer's pediatric trials found no evidence of myocarditis. but moderna and the fda has notified the company that it will need additional time to determine whether it causes heart problems in adolescents citing the risk of myocarditis after vaccination. >> let's go back to that mandate. the firefighters union is saying they want more time. what are the other things they're asking for? >> reporter: they're questioning the urgency of doing this now. they say the numbers are low, that their infection rate within the department is extremely low and they're questioning why jeopardize response times to push this thing forward right now? they are also pushing for testing. they want widespread testing, that that might be the best way to figure out where the virus is within the department and the best way to protect the people in new york city. hoda. >> we'll see how this plays out. stephanie gosk for us, thank you.
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also this morning, the u.s. supreme court is taking up two challenges to the most restrictive abortion regulations in the country, the texas law that virtually ended abortions in that state. pete williams has the story for us. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. the justices agreed to take these texas cases on a fast track ramping up the drama on this supreme court term and it's turning out to be one of the most important ever for the issue of abortion. the court is considering what is to become of two lawsuits challenging sb8, the texas law that stopped nearly all abortions until the state. the law says they can't be performed after six week of pregnancy before most women know they're pregnant. >> it is meant to intimidate, to threaten, to make us not provide the abortion care people need. >> reporter: the supreme court says state officials cannot ban
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abortion that early. it allows anyone to sue any doctor who performs an abortion or helps out. those suing can collect at least $10,000. supporters say it works. >> we know that the texas heartbeat act saves about 100 lives per day from abortion. >> reporter: texas is urging the supreme court to rule that because none of its officials do anything to enforce the law, they cannot be sued. but abortion providers in the state and the justice department both say their lawsuit should go forward and that state court clerks and judges should be blocked from doing anything to carry out the law. the biden administration says texas should not be allowed to use its novel law to nullify a constitutional right to abortion. >> just passed the law empowering complete strangers to become bounty hunters, going after women who exercise their right to choose. >> reporter: and a month from now, theourt hears an even bigger case, a challenge to mississippi on roe versus wade itself.
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in the meantime, sb8 is likely to remain in effect. savannah? >> pete williams at the court for us, thank you. craig joins the table now as we turn to a trial being closely watched all around the country. >> kyle rittenhouse is accused of killing two people and injuring a third during a police brutality issue last year. today jury selection gets under way and it is expected to test the boundaries of self-defense. gabe gutierrez is at the coarse where that trial is going do take place. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. in some way this is case crystallized the polarization in this country over the protest of the last year and a half. kyle rittenhouse is either seen as a vigilante or a hero and a jury will decide whether he acted in self-defense. this morning, the national spotlight is back on kenosha, wisconsin, as jury selection begins in the kyle rittenhouse
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trial. the now 18-year-old is accused of opening fire with an ar-style rifle killing two people and injuring a third. lasted summer, rittenhouse had travelled to wisconsin from illinois after calls went out on social media for people to help protect the city during the protests and unrest that erupted following the shooting of jacob blake. >> there's somebody hurt. i'm running into harm's way. that's why i have my rifle. >> reporter: blake, a black man, was shot multiple times in the back by a white police officer during a domestic disturbance call. he's now paralyzed from the neck down. this happened just months after george floyd's death. he faces two counts of homicide among other charges and rittenhouse faces potentially life in prison. the judge in the case has already made national headlines for deciding the attorneys must not refer to the men rittenhouse shot as victims. >> the word victim is a loaded,
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loaded word. and i think alleged victim is a cousin to it. >> reporter: the judge rules the lawyers can, however, refer to the three men as rioters, looters or arsonists if they have evidence to support those claims. his lawyers are expected to argue rittenhouse, who has pleaded not guilty, shot the men in self-defense. >> when we have the self-defense on tape, we have the case on tape. >> reporter: beyond the courtroom, the case has highlighted a deep political divide and has re-ignited the debate over guns and self-defense. >> on the one hand, there's the narrative that mr. rittenhouse was a vigilante who came from out of state armed. on the other hand, mr. rittenhouse is arguing that he was the victim, that he came here to protect people and to protect lives. >> reporter: video of the men interacting with rittenhouse is expected to be a key part of this trial, which is expected to last two to three weeks.
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>> gabe, thank you. let's get our first check of the weather. good morning, al. >> that's right. feeling fall like out there. in fact, for some people, it's down right feeling like winter. in fact, we have freeze watches, freeze warnings throughout parts of the upper midwest with morning temperatures in the 30s. there's an autumn chill throughout a good portion of the midwest. billings, 39, dodge city, st. louis, at 50. about 5 to 10 degrees below average. tomorrow from denver, nashville, cleveland, milwaukee, everybody, 5 to 10 degrees below average. toward the end of the week, this is definitely feeling like fall. 50s through friday in st. louis. low 50s in washington, d.c. 50 degrees in new york city. but look at the temperatures. they're anywhere from 5 to 20 degrees below average and that looks like it's going to last right on into the weekend. we're going to get to your local forecast, coming up in the next 30 seconds. rashida and dan where their spending is trending. just ask fifth class this week rashida...
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coming up, we're going to have the very latest on that fatal shooting during alec baldwin's movie. the actor speaking out on camera for the first time we'll have his reaction to claims of an unsafe set and where the investigation is going from here. plus, new turmoil at the airport, american airlines canceling over 2,000 flights over the weekend in part they say because of staffing shortages. can the problems be fixed with the holiday rush approaching tom costello has that story. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ol ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
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cancelations, passengers frustrated as they arrive to the airport around the bay area finding out their flights are canceled. six here in san josé. we talked to passengers this morning that told us they were told it was crew shortages causing their cancelations. more than 1,700 american airlines flights canceled since friday. let's get a check of the weather with kari, because some rain is in the works. >> yeah, we are seeing showers. it has been raining in the north bay for hours at this point, and it has been off and on and pretty light but this is where we will see the highest rainfall totals before it starts to move into the rest of the bay area. it will be mainly a light rain today, but our temperatures stay in the 60s. we get more sunshine tomorrow. we reach into the upper 60s and really nice on wednesday, but that's ahead of another chance of showers late wednesday into early thursday. the weekend, we will see some more clouds and daylight saving time ends on sunday, and that
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means we fall back and we will also see more showers in the forecast in the near term. laura? >> thanks so much. thank you for joining us as well. i'll be back with another local news update for you in half an hour. hope to see you then. have a great morning.
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many others and we will, of course, bring it all to you live on thursday, november 25th, thanksgiving morning >> can't wait for that >> quite a tradition let's get to your headlines here at 7:30, monday morning we begin with frightening moments for subway passengers in tokyo. a man dressed in a joker costume went on a stabbing spree and set on fire. the train car filled with black smoke. moments later, there was a small explosion. you can see the passengers trying to get out of that train any way possible, climbing over barriers, jumping through windows. a terrifying scene at least 17 people were injured. the 24-year-old suspect was arrested at that scene now to an alarming new statistic that has federal officials taking notice. there were more than 20,000 traffic deaths in the first six months of 2021 by the way, that's the highest number for that period in 15 years. public health officials say several factors are to blame, including increased drug and
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alcohol abuse, texting while driving and an increase in reckless driving the department of transportation plan toes release a new strategy in january designed to bolster real estate safety what do you say we turn to the nfl now and a last minute comeback win for those dallas cowboys on sunday night football it was all made possible by this incredible circus catch in the final moments of the game. take a look. >> receivers to the left side. this way with the throw and cooper juggles and he's going to make the catch at the 40 yard line >> wow >> he'll juggle. >> oh, wait, wait, oh, wow >> and he grabs it >> that's amare cooper pulling in a great catch making another great touchdown with a minute to play. the cowboy webs by the way, with their backup quarterback filling in for an injured dak prescott they go on to win it >> do you remember the cheer routine or did you -- >> remember it i was doing it in my sleep i was going to say, jen and i
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are available if you need us but let's move to the world series the atlanta braves are going to have to keep the champagne on ice for one more day the houston astros won their game last night. the braves lead the series, 3 games to 2 >> i ended up falling asleep >> never fall asleep >> no. we have a lot more to get to including what we're learn background that shooting involving alec baldwin on the set of his own movie >> nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer has the latest for us miguel, good morning >> reporter: hi, guys, good morning. the family of halyna hutchins held a private funeral over the weekend. it comes after alec baldwin made his first comments on camera >> i've been ordered by the sheriff's department in santa fe, i can't answer any questions
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about the shooting i can't. >> reporter: for the first time, the film's star and producer, alec baldwin, speaking to photographer >> i can't it's an active investigation in terms of a woman died. she was my friend. she was my friend. >> reporter: investigators say baldwin fired the fatal shot that killed cinematographer halyna hutchins and injured director joel souza who was seen in a sling on friday the actor revealing he's been in contact with hutchins's husband as baldwin's wife hilaria attempts to cut off the interview. >> you guys, you know what no details >> do me a favor, i'm going answer the questions >> i appreciate that he is probably upset >> the guy is overwhelmed with grief. he is in shock he has a 9-year-old son. >> hilaria telling the new york
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post, alec had a really traumatic thing happen and i'm trying to limit the ptsd >> we were a very, very well oiled crew shooting a movi together and this thing happened >> reporter: but baldwin's characterization is in contrast with the 24-year-old armorer who was in charge of guns on set in a statement, her attorney write, the whole production set became unsafe due to various factors, including lack of safety meetings. adding gutierrez reed fought for proper time to prepare for gunfire, but ultimately was overruled. the production company says they were not made aware of any official complaints concerning safety >> although we appreciate the statement given by miss gutierrez reed, i think it raises more questions than it does answers >> reporter: investigators are now focussing on how the prop gun was loaded with a real
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bullet as the veteran actor at the center of the tragedy pleads for privacy. >> we sat down as a courtesy to talk to you, now, please, would you just stop following us around >> miguel, meanwhile, we've got these new reports of other accidental shootings on that "rust" set what more can you tell us about that >> craig, the los angeles times reports there were at least three accidental discharges before hutchins was killed, all involving blanks after being told he was given a cold gun, a stunt double for baldwin accidentally fired a blank in addition to the moment when a woman from the perhaps department shot herself in the foot with a blank all mounting to the safety concerns on that set. >> miguel, thank you guys, coming up next, another airline forced to cancel hundreds of flights due in part to staffing shortages. >> what that could mean for your travel plans as airports try to ramp up for the busy holiday season, right after this in 2016, i was working you at the amazon warehouse
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today, but that's an improvement over the weekend when thousands of flights were canceled we've now got double the passenger loads we had a year ago and now we have anger in airports and even some violence in the skies this morning, flying the so-called friendly skies is going from infuriating to down right frightening. american airlines canceled close to 2,000 flights over the weekend. scrapping more than a third of its flights on sunday alone. passengers from new york to dallas to miami waiting hours in endless lines to rebook or even speak to an agent. >> they said it was the original time and then they canceled it >> reporter: monica velez did not receive a text that her flight was canceled until she was already at the airport it said choose another flight but i don't have flights available. i have to work monday and i have a 9-year-old at home
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>> reporter: american blames the shortages on bad weather and staffing shortages meanwhile, outrage has been boiling over on planes, as well. >> we [ bleep ]. >> this bloody brawl broke out on friday morning on a delta flight in atlanta. police say 30-year-old curtis clayton became enraged after the passenger behind him placed something into the seat pocket clayton was arrested and charged with battery delta says in a statement it will always put safety and security above all else. just days earlier, another attack on an american flight >> we had one of the worst displays of unruly behave we have ever witnessed. >> police in denver arrested this man after the airline says he punched a flight attendant in the face twice when she accidentally bumped into him and
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then apologized. >> she had blood splattered on the outside of her mask. >> reporter: the faa says it's a record of passengers of unruly behavior this year now with busy holiday travel just weeks away, pressure on the airlines and the tsa to handle the growing passenger loads. as for this weekend, american says most of those customers affected were rebooked on flights within 24 hours and as for the staffing shortages, they claim that 1800 flight attendants will be back from leave today and the numbers of people coming back from leave are going to continue to increase, they say, over coming weeks, hopefully, because we have thanksgiving now three weeks away back to you. >> hope it's not preview of coming attractions, tom. thank you very much. >> i'm flying into d.c. in a couple of hours. >> good luck >> there's this new thing out called amtrak. anyway, take a look at this. these are the northern lights.
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this is the aurora borealis up in iceland we told you about this happening thursday remember we said we're going to be seeing this incredible geomagnetic storm pushing through, a coronal mass ejection heading towards earth that causes that geomagnetic energy and then you start to see those northern lights, 100,000 miles wide in a solar flare. other interesting thing, wanda, subtropical storm wanda, it's a fish storm, no big deal. but what happened today with this we have gone through all the names for the list of tropical systems and that has only happened two times in a row. last year, this year we went through them all and it's only the third time we've gone through all the names. last time was 2005 so all in all, it's a pretty
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the queen is following medical advice to rest, but says it's her firm intention to attend remembrance day here in two weeks, one of the most solemn days in her calendar. she's only missed the ceremony to honor those killed in war six times in her nearly 70-year reign. queen elizabeth, the oldest and longest serving monarch in the world appeared happy and energetic last week. the 95-year-old meeting new ambassadors virtually. but she is not holding official meetings in person after that overnight hospital stay last month for what the palace called preliminary investigations. >> for her to cancel a number of high profile very important events, i think is a sign that this is more serious than the palace is letting on. >> other members of the royal
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[ music ends ] a very good morning to you. it's 7:56. i am laura garcia. here's a look at what is happening now. >> i am bob redell in walnut creek. starting today you can take off your mask if you are inside a gym here in contra costa county, alameda or the city of berkeley as long as you are vaccinated. masks are also optional in other places like offices and churches, but everybody must be vaccinated and symptom free and no more than 100 people allowed inside, and you still must wear your mask in places like stores, restaurants and schools. let's get a look at the forecast with meteorologist, kari hall. >> we have wet weather back for north bay.
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it's 8:00 on "today." "coming up, highs and lows. president biden arrives at a global climate summit in scotland while here at home, his numbers are way down as his economic agenda hangs in the balance. we're live with the latest. then, telling her story, huma abedin joins us live to talk about living life in and out of the spotlight. why the long time hillary clinton aide is choosing now to speak out. plus, a league of their own. we'll take you inside the new basketball league that's changing the lives of teen athletes. >> so the idea is to produce nba
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players. >> that is certainly a major goal for us. he we want to see as many of them as possible in the nba because that's every kid's dream. >> how they are create ago new pathway to the pros. and what's cohen on? andy cohen will join us live to talk about his new book and he'll share an exciting announcement today, november 1st, 2021. >> visiting "today." >> on our 20th anniversary. >> hello, kentucky. >> we're on a girls' trip for broadway and "today." >> hi, mike and phillip. >> good morning to our friends in st. petersburg, florida. >> and farmington, connecticut. >> on our anniversary trip. >> hello to our girls in boston and jacksonville. >> we're a family of educators. >> from rochester, new york. >> hello to all of our students. >> hell row, hello. >> great crowd out there.
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it's monday morning, the 1st of november. >> it's already happening. >> be sure, guys would be to join us tomorrow. we're going to kick off our holiday handbook, everything you need to know during the busy weeks ahead. so we're going to start with vicky nguyen by exploring those buy now pay later options. most retailers have those options. but how does it work and in the long run, is it even worth it? >> let's get to your news at 8:00. president biden has arrived in scotland to rally world leaders at the global climate summit, but back home, members of his own party are stalling his domestic agenda, unable to come to an agreement. peter alexander is traveling with the president for us. good morning, again. >> savannah, good morning to you. from here at edinburgh castle, this is being billed as the most important international climate conference since the president's climate accord. calling this a decisive decade to protect the planet.
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prince charles will be among those speaking in today's opening session, urging leaders here to consider their responsibility to future generations. still, the president is facing renewed skepticism with his multi trillion dollar spending plans, including what would be the largest ever investment stalled in congress. the president wanted those bills signed into law before he got here as evidence to the u.s.'s commitment to this crisis. house democrats, though, have been eyeing votes for tomorrow. that time fable appears too be shifting now. president biden says he's optimistic his plans will be
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passed in the next week. one other new headline, pretty secretary jen psaki revealed she tested positive for covid. she is vaccinated and stayed home after members of her family got sick. said she was last around president biden five days earlier. outside. they were masked, at least six feet apart. the white house says president biden tested negative yet. >> thank you very much. let's now head to austin, texas, where lester holt is kicking off another week long nightly news series across america. it will focus on issues important to communities across the country. and, lester, you picked a couple of good reasons to go, but we also hear that austin is booming right now. what can you tell us >> hoda, good morning. it is good to see you. it is great to be back on the road for our six across america journey, our chance to drill down it is some of the stories and trends resinating in hometowns everywhere, like jobs and housing and we start here in austin, one of america's largest boom towns job growth here is exploding along with a population, more high tech firms are taking up residency, apple and tesla among those putting down roots and it's had aand in driving influx of new residents. tonight, i speak to a couple who were among about a handful of families on a single block who moved here from out of state in
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the last year. >> the lifestyle is slower down here we felt like we were run ago rat race in california because of the cost of living >> we wanted to get ahead financially, but more than that, it's about, like i said, family and doing what's best for these kids we wanted them to have a yard. we wanted them to have a better school and have a community like this so we thought that that had so much value to us >> a lot to explore here we're going to be looking also at some of the downsides to the growth here in austin. later this week, we'll be telling other stories around the country. i'll be reporting from st. louis, washington, d.c., nashville, and phoenix and, of course, we hope you'll join us for across america on nightly news hoda >> thank you, lester good to see you. >> all right talk about mario madness, check out this story, folks. a 33-year-old copy of super mario brothers 2 has been sold at auction for more than $88,000.
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the game was apparently in its original packaging, never been opened it was found in the back of a closet when a house in indiana was being prepared for an estate sale the buyer was a businessman from florida. and if he ever gets attempted to open the box and play the game, the value will be right down the sewer. you've got a lot of folks about my age right now angry with themselves >> for what? >> all those games that we threw out. >> but you opened them and played them. >> probably a couple i've got a mike tyson's punch out that i never opened. >> you didn't? >> ebay away >> i have no idea where it is. my younger brother probably trashed it let's get a monday boost >> air force sergeant john peyone wanted to surprise his four young sons when he came home from deployment so john used to work as an emt so he and his wife arranged for
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a small parade of emergency vehicles to pass their house in jersey watch what happens when the fire truck at the end came to a complete stop. >> oh, man that's a good one. oh >> oh, look at that crew >> yep so dad snuck out of the back of the fire truck the boys all ran up and gave him welcome home hugs. sweet. >> so cute >> guys, coming up next, our exclusive interview with huma abedin, hillary clinton's aide now opening up about the trials and tribulations she faced in washington and in life we'll talk to huma right after this and made them run on the same thing that turns the lights on. we took the original zero-to-sixty head turner.
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a hole! how big was the hole? did she go in?! she squeezed her way through! what does she find on the other side? a totally abandoned apartment, which is bigger than our apartment. this is freaking me out, tony! (hammering) no hidden apartment! let's try the next room! you know what? i'll stop talking now but, you just have to see it. welcome back for the last decade, huma abedin has been defined in the public eye by the work closest to her, her work for hillary clinton and her marriage to anthony weiner put her in a harsh spotlight through it all, she has stayed mostly silent until mow. huma is out with a new memoir. we'll talk to her about that in a moment huma abedin has been a fixture in the political world for decades, making a name for herself as hillary clinton's
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right hand woman with some calling her clinton's second daughter abedin started as a white house intern in 1996 before following her back to the senate, then the state department and then back to the campaign trail for clinton's 2016 presidential run. but it wasn't until abedin's personal life became consumed by scandal that she found herself in the spotlight >> i am deeply sorry for the pain this has caused my wife, huma, and our family >> in 2011, her estranged husband resigned from congress after he admitted to texting sexually explicit photos of himself. abedin by his side after he attempted to run for mayor when it was revealed weiner had continued sexing under the pseudonym carlos danger, she made a rare public statement >> i love him. i have forgiven him. i believe in him
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as we have said from the beginning, we are moving forward. a documentary on the campaign capturing her stress behind the scenes >> it's like living a nightmare. >> weiner in an interview a few months later >> i don't think she did anything wrong if her crime is standing at my side and helping me get through it >> the couple separated in 2016 just months before the fbi reopened its case into clinton's email after some emails between clinton and abedin were found on weiner's computer, a development celebrated by clinton's opponent >> thank you, huma >> the former democratic nominee saying on "today" in 2017 she
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believed the fbi investigation into the email scandal announced shortly before the election led directly to her loss >> i think the determining factor was the intervention by comey on august 28th >> that sets the sage and huma abedin joins us now. good morning >> good morning, savannah. >> i've knowner for years. this is the first time you've ever done a live interview >> that's exactly right. >> how do you feel >> i generally tend to like being in the background, but i'm feeling great. i'm excited to be here today >> i wanted to ask you about this you've had a fascinating life, an international childhood, you've been at the heights of power but you're writing a memoir and you have to go there on everything. and it reopens the punish u public gaze on some painful chapters why did you want to do that? >> first of all, the book was amazing therapy for me and i have spent 25 years of my life in public and i've always been the invisible person, the silent person behind the primary person and i've liked it that way i preferred being in the background, being in service of the mission.
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but while i was silenced, somebody else was telling my story. and i decided that if i allowed that to happen, somebody else is writing my history so for me, it's an opportunity to talk about this incredible, privileged, extraordinary life i had, the highs, the challenges, and maybe out there there are some women it might help or some young brown girls or muslim women. i think i have some lessons and some life experiences i'm proud to share >> we can't possibly capture it all, but i have to ask you about anthony, your husband, anthony weiner you talk about meeting him he was your first serious boyfriend, your first valentine date were there warning signs even then >> i think from the minute i met anthony, and i write extensively about our meeting and our relationship he was a force of nature he was charismatic he was smart i think one of the things that
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attracted me to anthony at the beginning was this joint commitment to public service and trying to do the next right good thing. in hindsight, hindsight is 2020. i think a lot of people look at our relationship from a 2021 perspective. but in the moment, it was this all consuming love affair. as you said, he was my first love he was the first man, as i write in the book, i had ever been with >> the book chronicles in deeply painful detail what appeared to be a cycle of betrayal, public revelation and humiliation live and repeat that you went through. and i know there are people who would say, savannah, you have to ask her, why did you -- why did you stay so long why did you put up with that >> well, as i said, a lot of people look at this, our relationship from a 2021 perspective. in that moment, in 2011, number one, i was in shock. just to get -- remind people, the first time the scandal broke, i was carrying his child. i wasn't even 12 weeks pregnant. my baby became my primary focus. i was deeply in love with this man.
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i didn't understand the behavior and what was happening and every sort of decision i made was a decision for that moment, for periods of time i was just trying to get through that day >> do you think you were in denial a little bit? >> i don't think i was in denial i think i did not understand that my husband had a compulsion, as was later revealed, an addiction that was increasingly getting worse over time it's not that we weren't in therapy. it just wasn't -- you know, you have to be committed and we tried, but we just didn't -- >> he tried to mount a political comeback after that first revelation you defended him and in the middle of that campaign, yet new revelations came out so essentially while he's running for mayor, he's lying. you don't know it, but he does do you regret standing by him? >> i don't regret standing by
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him. and as i say in the book, i have an entire chapter explaining the why. i know there's been a lot of speculation on what is wrong with her, what is she thinking in that time i decided it was the right thing to do because i had encouraged him to run for mayor i did think that he was a good public servant and i thought this was the way back for him. i write very detailed, i was in shock. i went through a period of time saying i just -- i want my live back we didn't just have any live we had this most perfect live. i thought we had this amazing love affair. so no, for me, i felt i owed it to people to stand at that podium because i had supported his decision to run. >> the final straw for you was a revelation, yet another one in 2016, a picture of him indecent next to your sleeping toddler son. and that was the last straw for you. did you worry that your child
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could be taken away from you you write that cps, child protective services investigated your family. >> it was a -- yes it was -- any mother, if you asked her what she would do if she thinks somebody would take your child, i think the answer would be what i wrote in the book, which is i would stand at that door and not allow it to happen it was a harrowing experience, but i chose to write about it in great detail in the book >> all this time, this is all happening. it would be enough for any one person you're at the heights of political power. you were a senior adviser to hillary clinton and the irony is not lost on anyone that hillary clinton herself had been through public scandal, had had to deal with an infidelity did she give you advice then did she say huma, leave him. what was her thought then? >> i have had the privilege of working for her for 25 years and i would say -- and i think anybody who works for hillary would say this, is whenever i've
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had any personal challenges, or, really, any challenges, she has approached the conversation with me as a friend first and a boss second and she showed every time that i am here for you, i support you whatever your decision is. we are all here for you. >> things got very complicated whether late in the campaign in 2016, some emails between you and hillary clinton were discovered on anthony weiner's laptop she had been forwarded the investigation found so that he could print them out for you. but in any event, james comey reopened the email investigation 11 days before election day. and you heard hillary clinton say she felt that contributed and was the determining factor in her words to her loss you've said in the book that you will carry that to your grave. you feel guilty about it >> i lived with a tremendous amount of guilt from the moment this unprecedented announcement ten days before the election,
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breaking the norm of any previous fbi director, yeah, it was a shock to my system and two days earlier and the thing that really got to me about that experience is the year before, when i had heard that the fbi was starting this investigation, i had not heard from anybody about any information and i had volunteered. i had reached out to say can i be helpful i didn't understand why nobody tried to reach me. so, yes, i will carry that to my grave. >> we just have a few moments left i do want to ask you about a revelation in the book you talk being a staffer for then senator clinton and a sitting u.s. senator forcibly trying to kiss you you said it's not sexual assault, but he made a pass at you.
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you didn't identify this senator. why not? >> so i was thoughtful i really thought about what i was going to include in the book if you read the whole book, you can see that i had chosen to tell my full truth and i told that story for two reasons. number one, i think women or people tend to bury their trauma that is something that happened to me. and i had buried it. and the reason it came back to my mind is when i was watching the brett kavanaugh hearings and saw christine blasey ford. and it was as i was watching the hearings and listening to this conversation that my experience came back to me. so for me, it's about being able to share my truth and, by the way, i think back in the 2000s, plenty of women, not just in politics, but even in every industry, just endured these things and buried them >> just to put a pin on it, some senators now have said huma should identify this person because what if there are people who have similar allegations >> i chose not to name the
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individual because this story is not about him. this is about me and in 2021, a woman should be able to talk about her trauma and her confusion and her experience and it should be okay because i think what that story showed is that in the 2000s, that was not okay. you had to shut up and bury it and move on. so i chose to tell my truth and that is the truth. >> well, final seconds, we don't have time to cover it all, but what do you see for your future? >> this is a whole new chapter for me i am doing the thing with you, savannah, that for my entire adult life, i was putting myself out there and being in public and i'm looking forwards to it >> do you think you'll run for office one of these days >> this is my year of saying yes. i'm not saying no to anything. >> you're making news there at the end. that was yes >> well, that was i don't know >> okay. well, you'll have to answer it again in the next interview. huma abedin, thank you so much a pleasure to be with you. the both is called both and a life in many worlds and it's out tomorrow let's go over to al to get a check of the weather
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>> you can always do weather we are looking at chill here in the great lakes, pleasant through the gulf snow making its way through the northern rockies and rain along the pacific northwest. good morning, i'm meteorologist carry hall. here's the rain we're seeing in the north bay and making its way into the east bay with spotty light showers as we get a closer look we'll see the need for the umbrella throughout the morning especially in the north bay it's going to be a soggy morning commute for you. the rest of the day the rain falls in with light accumulation. we'll take a break and see more rain on thursday. >> best time of the day now, with our brand new floor, it's popstart >> thank you, uncle al first up, popstart let's take a look at some of this weekend's best costumes singer sierra make a music video
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where she's rocking out to the late performer's hit, biddybiddy bong, bong next up, ariana grande, she loves halloween. it's her favorite holiday, more than christmas, more than anything she cast herself in miss creature from the black lagoon air anna sharing a series of swampy photos. that's hurry husband, also in it dalton gomez he's the sansome scuba man >> wow >> speaking of green, did you catch lizzo? grammy winner strutted down the streets of l.a. as little grogu from "the manned laurean." after our big football fright here on the "today" show, how did it go for you, savannah? >> i stayed in that costume all weekends i had a ghost and a cat and we walked around and trick or treated.
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>> we had two unicorns i was the sun, joel was if moon, and we were in a town where everybody was in the parade. no one watched the parade. the whole town walked. >> that's the perfect costume for you. >> and we were with dylan and rusty. >> what about the melvin family? >> butterflies what am i talking about. we were spiders. and a ghost. >> uncle al? >> nick handed out candy >> how much candy did you give out? >> how many full sized bars? >> we went through 700 and three bags of the emergency fun size >> we were rip and bess from the show "yellowstone," the tumultuous couple and the kids were various things. there's london and etta as harley quinn >> and wednesday >> they look so good >> amazing
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>> i bought a pack of marlboro . >> a lights for the first time in 15 years. it was so weird. >> just to have the prop still ahead, andy cohen. a very good morning to you. it is 8:26 right now. developing this morning, a teenager now facing charges in the deadly outside of the home of councilman rebecca armenda reez. it happened early saturday morning. one person died, three others injured. two critically. police yesterday arrested benjamin cauldron. he's accused of shooting four people. police are not revealing a motive at this time hoping to get more information later
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today. checking the forecast. kari hall keeping tabs on rain in the north bay. >> it's back, seeing light showers. but it's been steady and moving into contra costa county at this point. seeing more showers moving in. it's been falling for hours in the north bay and we'll see that continue but much more of the rest of the bay area is going to get in on wet weather. it's going to be with us throughout today. we'll see a break in the showers and another storm system, a weak one, moving in early on thursday. >> stay with nbc bay area for the latest on the storms. another update in half an hour. have a great morning.
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welcome back, guys it is 8:30 you know what? it's a little chilly, but our crew is out mere you've got a cool story coming up in this half hour >> yes unfortunately, i ended up having to play a little basketball for it, but this 16-year-old, kid has got some moves jaylen lewis, now the youngest
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pro player in basketball history is playing in this new league gearing up for the nba they're teaching skills most kids won't find in a lot of schools. they had their debut this weekend in atlanta >> i love it >> guys, andy cohen is here. he's got a new book. it's filled with quotes from women who inspire him. plus, if you're a real housewives fan, andy has some exclusive news to share, as well >> and we're going to introduce you to a vikings star who leads the fight for social justice in his hometown and a once in a lifetime surprise. plus, in our third hour, actor kal penn is joining us live to talk about his journey from hollywood to the white house and personal news revealing in his memoir. and we're looking forward to
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tomorrow when one of our favorites pays a visit to "today," tracy morgan. >> get a seven-second delay ready. >> oh, my. before we get to your forecast, we want to celebrate launch day it's your new podcast cooking -- what is it called? >> cooking up a storm with al roker. we are going to help you make your thanksgiving meal all in an easy to use six-part podcast scan that qr code. get it from any of your places you get your podcast we've got ina garten, marcus samuelsson, alexander smalls, it is a -- >> and each episode is dedicated to a different -- >> like ina garten is making smashed potatoes, which we're going to show you. >> you know what you never gave up the turkey in an hour and a half >> in 90 minutes, it's worth it. you've got to listen >> and you go dish by dish
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cooking up a storm >> that's it >> like andy cohen on thanksgiving dish by dish >> i always dishes, doesn't he be sure to subscribe and like al's cooking up a storm al roker podcast. use the qr code you the you get right there. let's take a look at the weather. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by tiktok you have to see it >> the weather is sponsored tiktok wow, look at that. hi, kids get on the tiktok. we love ya get your ticky tock going. week ahead, we've got sunshine up and down the eastern seaboard cool start, great lakes, snow showers is in the plains soggy out west we get into the midwest, we're looking at showers down through texas. wintry chill in the plains
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lots of sunshine in the eastern good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have some rain moving through, especially for the north bay but starting to see it moving into much of the rest of the bay area. out in the east bay, seeing showers moving through concord. extending toward richmond and much of the north bay it's been raining for hours. much more of the bay area is going to see some of the showers spreading in today, kind of off and on, mainly light. we dry out the next couple of days with rain returning on thursday. >> and that's your latest weather. >> it's the man show >> i can't wait to see that forecast on the tiktok >> you bet when we come back, we are going you to take you inside overtimer league it's a brand new basketball league that pays high school age players professional wages
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it is fun seeing everybody outside. we're back with a new exclusive on the basketball league, called overtime elite it's positioning itself as a new pathway to the pros for elite high school players. >> so the league is operated by overtime it's a sports media company that the young people in your life probably know very well. they had a massive digital footprint. 50 million followers a billion views every month. and o.t.e., overtime relate, this is its next big venture the league successfully producing top tier talent and the promise of a minimum six figure salary. >> lewis has always been a dreamer. >> how long have you known you wanted to be a professional
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basketball player? >> i would say since i was 3, since i really, like, started figuring out the game, i knew it was for me >> and the game has been good to him. the oakland native is 6'9", number two in his draft class. at 16 years old already, one of the hottest young players in the country. >> i've heard that you're decent to the court >> i can make a few shots. >> but jaylen is forging a new path to the pros he's giving up his high school and college eligibility to play for overtime elite, a brand new basketball league for the world's top 16 to 19-year-olds the inagural class of 27 players is considered pros because they're paid to play contracts start at $100,000 a year jaylen's multi year contract is reportedly worth $1 million. he's now the youngest professional basketball player in u.s. history. >> that's a lot of money >> it is
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it's like something that no one has really done at 16. that's why i seized the opportunity. >> it's life changing. >> yeah. >> jaylen and his new teammates live and train in atlanta. they're split into three groups of nine to play elite prep groups three each other through a 37-game season with international play expected next spring when the athletes aren't at practice, they're in class learning about financial literacy, social activism, mental health and the business of basketball. >> so are we teaching them to be businessmen or basketball player >> all of the above. >> ote leadership is uniquely qualified to understand the importance of both the three i talked to have a combined 70 years of coaching, playing and executive experience in the nba and ncff. why was it so important to allow the guys to profit off their likeness and their name? >> a lot of younger players,
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especially for the younger newest stars in the league get their start with building community online so how could we of all organizations not acknowledge that value in the form of a contract and they caught the attention of some impressive investors. >> drake, jeff bezos, carmelo anthony, kevin durant. why do you think so many of these young men and women have decided to pony up so much money? >> you have professional athletes, entrepreneurs, musicians, all people who excel at what they do and inment cases takes an alternative path. >> drake didn't have to go to the berkeley school of music he was quite fine without it >> so the idea is to produce nba players. >> certainly a major goal for us we want to see as many of them as possible in the nba because that's every kid's dream
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>> a dream in jaylen lewis is more than ready to make real in a few years. for now, though, he's enjoying being 16 that means talking to girls, playing video games, and debating basketball legends. >> greatest player ever. is that a trick question >> lebron james. >> lebron? >> yes >> how many -- >> four, five. >> how many does mike have >> six >> right you need to teach the kids some history of basketball, coach >> we decided to health things, where else on the court >> i wasn't even warm yet. hang on. >> what are you going to do? ooh. >> come on, overtime
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>> now he's showing off, coach >> oh, i'm in there again. >> oh! >> oh! >> how about we call it a draw okay i'm out of breath. >> oh, oxygen. >> you lost 3-1 and you were exhausted. >> i did >> and you pulled a hamny. >> he's number two in the country. ote kicked off this weekend. they played a few prep schools no surprise, they won all of their games. jaylen, he put up 20 points in his first game >> what you would call a draw. >> exactly >> so it's kind of hard to wrap your mind around, it is such a new concept. but the ncaa is going to start paying players so that make it a harder sell? it seems like the bull pull for players to not go the college route is to get paid at ote. >> everyone in this league makes money. the minimum size are $100,000. they can catch in on their likeness >> what happens next >> the thinking is that most kids in the nba or they play overseas they play internationally. these are the best kids around the country. the bigger question is a couple years to go and you've got the dukes, your uncs, they're now compete, the overtime elite. other programs like this for top talent >> kevin garnett, it's not --
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>> how many of those caliber players are these kids >> yeah. >> and it's part of the nba? >> they're okay with it. >> interesting >> cool. >> well, shifting gears, as we like to say on this show, guess who is here? >> andy cohen. >> he's got a new book to share. holds it up high, friend and a big announcement on the future of the real housewives. but first, this is "today" on nbc. when it comes to flooring, i'm hard to please. so, i go to floor & decor where i find every imaginable tile, wood, laminate or stone without compromising my design. cause one aisle doesn't cut it. i need an entire store. explore floor & decor in person or online.
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andy he calls me and he was like, i've got to ask you something. i was nervous. he said, look, i'm going to do a quote book but i want your blessing i that it that was the sweetest. >> because you had two very wonderful, very hodasy quote books. mine is a little more -- it's called glitter every day and the idea is that you have a little sprinkle of glitter every morning to start your day. from malala to madonna, it's everyone >> it's almost like a joke book. >> by the way, i can't stop reading them i was in my dressing room laughing and someone walked in and goes, why are you giggling this is it, kim, would you stop taking pictures of yourself, your sister is going to jail >> and there's a lesson in that. >> evelyn cohen. i probably would have hated your wife, anyway >> that was a line after i came out of the closet.
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and it just leveled me out >> and you quote hoda and you quote me, which i assume you were just, like, checking the box so you could come on this show >> no, that's not true >> no, i'm going on a few shows in which the people are not quoted so we'll see how that goes >> what was hoda's quote >> hoda has a few. one of them is right on time >> everything is right on time that was for the babes and all that >> and she told me that. >> this book is great. it has everybody >> perfect christmas gift. >> everybody jumped in what do you mean did everybody -- >> i mean, did you -- >> no. >> it's a tribute. it's a tribute >> i think it's really cool.
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>> it's super fun and adorable listen, can we talk about something that i know you're very opinion yatesed about >> yes >> did you watch halloween >> i did >> here is the deal. >> you always -- >> well, we're surviving the massacre of peanuts of 2015. and we're still getting over that that shall not be named. emmys all around for your hair team >> oh, thank you >> honestly. unbelievable and you and jenna in the cowboy gear, amazing. loved your carrie under wear -- carry underwood. sorry. explain the what's up thing. i was like, why are they doing this >> it's an iconic thing. >> ever heard of where is the beef >> yes >> same thing. >> the logo. >> you needed to, yes. i enjoyed it and you did great again, hair and makeup, "today" show >> remember, i was snoopy. >> what about carson as linus.
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>> no carson's linus is one of the most terrifying things i have ever beheld >> we have to talk about you and ben trick or treating yesterday. >> we had a great time trick or treating and he has not asked for the c-a-n-d-y. so i'm acting like it's not happened >> so you got the basket and that was it? >> you need to say what you were going to say about the housewives >> get your passports. our 11th city. we are going to the billionaire's mragdz the city of gold the desert oasis, the real housewives of dubai. >> what? >> it is the first international city produced by bravo this is maj. it's human >> my sister used to live in dubai. she just moved back. >> we have a great group of friends. this is going to blow the lid off the entire franchise >> love it >> we love you
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activism >> it's going to cloud my mind when i need to focus >> eric thought of his friend, randall smith, a minneapolis officer incarcerated earlier in his life now dedicated to helping others >> there's a lot of roadblocks, a lot of obstacles, and a lot of closed doors that people don't want to give you a chance. >> an advocacy and sieve rights group for people previously incarcerated and the shop he manages. rights when eric first visited, he suddenly felt at home. >> it's unconventional some people see formerly incarcerated people and they
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traditionally think, you know, those people have done wrong they shouldn't deserve any help. >> the two built a close friendship, first around cars and jokes about eric's performance in games randall opened up about his years spent in and out of the criminal justice system, the struggle to find work and to get a second chance. all square's fellowship program changed all of that training him in entrepreneurship and providing therapy. >> what has all square been up against trying to do this work >> a mountain. because you have a lot of people who don't acknowledge racism, don't understand the logistics of people of color being incarcerated and, like, a joke >> last fall, eric made a $250,000 donation on behalf of the vikings. >> what does it mean for you to see eric recognized? >> to see that there's a problem, he could be playing football. >> on wednesday, eric invited randall under the vikings home base under the pretend they would work together.hat there's
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problem, he could be instead, a once in a lifetime surprise >> to continue the great work, we have another check for you guys $150,000 >> a $150,000 grant for all square and two tickets to the next super bowl. >> that's saying a lot >> just as all square launches a program to give incarcerated people the chance to earn law degrees while in prison, an opportunity to reach more people like all square fellow oniqua. >> i'm so used to living in survival for so long when i came here, i was told i could start my own business, i could be anything i wanted to be >> this week, they had debut a new sandwich >> we called that the kendricks.
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>> i was not sure about jam on a grilled cheese sandwich, but it's very nice >> and what the can come when people are given the second chance they deserve. >> the tickets will not only take randall to his first super bowl, they will cover the flight and hotel stay >> you have to make this at home >> thank you we're back after your local good monday morning to you. it is 8:56 right now. starting today, three more bay area counties in one city dial back indoor mask mandates. in alameda county, contra kosty county and berkeley, people no
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longer have to wear masks in gyms and offices but everyone must be vaccinated and symptom free. in more rip, masks are recommended but no longer required in indoor settings, stores and restaurants. we'll have a live report in the midday newscast. you can link to more details on the top of our home page. san francisco city workers facing the deadlines to be vaccinated. we're monitoring the impact. head to our home page.
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the criminal fraud trial of elizabeth holmes starts up again. >> and an east bay city looking to prevent kids from getting ahold of guns. join us tomorrow morning 4:30 to 7:00. can you see my wall of smiles? when i first started using genesys technology i was kind of embarrased at all the love and attention i got from my customers. people are so moved by how much i understand about them. they start including me in their lives. that's helen and her friends. i arranged a wellness retreat for them. look at those ladies.
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