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breaking overnight new details surrounding the musical festival in houston that saw eight young people lose their lives. hundreds injured and at least a dozen still hospitalized more breaking news iolving a potential serial killer in st. louis, missouri, and kansas city, kansas and the aaron rodgers covid vaccine controversy and the fallout from around the nfl. today, the united states braces for vaccinated
international travelers. and some of our favorite runners from the new york city marathon "early today" starts right now i'm frances rivera >> and i'm philip mena we begin wite at the astroworld festival in texas. eight people were killed by a crush of bodies surging towards the stage. >> we're going to stay here and get justice for them we're going to make it happen. you go to a concert to have fun, not to die >> and more than 300 people were hurt during the horrific incident a 10-year-old is among the 13 people hospitalized. and the family of at least one victim has filed a lawsuit katie beck has more developments from houston >> reporter: at the venue on sunday, we saw people coming to retrieve items they had left
behind as they were rushed from the venue on friday night. as this mass tragedy unfolded. we have seen folks coming to lay flowers and candles and pay their respects to the vims, putting up pictures outside the venue to remember them now, investigators say the central question for them is what caused the surge? what caused the stroud to move forward? they say they are exploring all possibilities. they are reviewing surveillance footage from inside this event, going frame by frame, to see if they can come up with a time line that explains why the crowd surged and why these eight lives were lost. they are also guaranteeing a robust independent investigation of all the safety protocols that went into this event the site plan, the permitting, the 50,000 people inside, were the rules adhered to by the people that organized these events it could be weeks, even months before they have answers >> all right, katie, thank you breaking this morning,
according to our nbc affiliate, a suspected serial killer has been arrested for several shootings and six homicides in the st. louis area, and kansas city, kansas 25-year-old perez reed was linked to two shootings in st. louis with a pistol used to shoot all of the victims he was then connected to two murders in kansas city in october. evidence included the alleged murder weapon and shoes found at the crime scene. many of the victims were sex workers, but the alleged motive remains unknown. he maces two counts of first degree murder and one count of first degree assault the prosecutor's office ask expected to hold a press conference later today a missing 16-year-old has been found using a distress signal that became top lar on tiktok there it is. you hold your hand up with your palm facing the other direction. then you tuck your thumb into your palm and told your fingers
down over your thumb the teen was inside a silver color ed toyota. the driver called 911 and police arrested the alleged abductor in kentucky the girl told police she had traveled across four states at that point her parents reported her missing in asheville, north carolina new york mayor elect eric adams says when he takes office, he wants to get rid of the city's school mask mandate >> we're going to do it with the science that is crucial to me let's follow the science, but i think part of the development is socialization of the child is that smile >> his comments come as the nba is recommending players, coaches and referees to get covid booster shots. this according to a memo attained by the associated press. it said those who don't get a
booster will face same-day testing beginning december 1 big bird announced he's been vaccinated against coronavirus scores of school districts across the country are turning their facilities into school-based vaccination sites cities including detroit and new york city will kick off their vaccination site and lastly today, after 19 months, the u.s. will lift the pandemic ban on international travelers. for more, let's turn to matt good morning >> reporter: good morning. this is a big development for a lot offoreign citizens w.h.o. have been separated if friends, family maybe they just like the united states but it's been almost 20 months but this is not a complete opening of the border. so there are some pretty important caveats. let's go through them real quick. as of today, visitors from 33 nations who have been issued a
w.h.o. approved vaccination are now allowed to visit the united states, including the united kingdom, france, italy, spain. but also china and iran. it's important to note that w.h.o. list. there are vaccines out that are not recognized russia's sputnik vaccine will not get you into the united states astrazeneca's inclusion on the list is a big one for european sit sens. b -- citizens. you will still need a negative covid test on arrival, unless your traveling by land from canada or mexico but this is a big boost for the holiday season for a lot of people >> a lot of people looking forward to getting out and traveling once again the white house is celebrating some major wins for the biden agenda after months of negotiations, the president's two massive
spending bills are seeing progress, with the bipartisan infrastructure bill passing in the house, and ready to be signed chris pallone joins us from washington, d.c. good morning tell us what is passed and what's next. >> reporter: good morning. the president and members of his cabinet will fan out across the country this week to explain to people how this infrastructure bill will affect them. the white house says this $550 billion spending plan includes money for high speed internet access, and to eliminate lead pipes to bring clean drinking water to communities it's expected to add 1.5 million jobs over the next decade. it won the support of 13 republicans, but six progressive democrats voted against it a protest of sorts, because they wanted the larger human infrastructure plan to pass first. that build back better act is $1.75 trillion, including money to fight climate change, and to
expand medicaid benefits that passed in the house friday night. and the full house will take it up next week the house returns here to capitol hill next monday it will kick off a pivotal stretch for lawmakers, as they still have to extend the debt ceiling by december 3rd. also, money for the defense department is running out by the end of the year. >> moving forward with still lots of work to be done. chris, thank you the new york city marathon returned for the first time since 2019, and what a comeback it was the winners, two runners from kenya. around 30,000 runners competed one man took a break from the race so that he could propose to his girlfriend she said yes our very own bill cairns, big congratulations to him he brought home the medal with a
time of 3 thour hours and 38 mis that was a personal best and another big shoutout to give to producer coldy schultz who ran the marathon for the first time it is not easy to get in shape to run one of those. >> it was so exciting to cheer them on. gorgeous day how are we looking today let's check in as we welcome back janessa webb. good morning welcome back, janessa. >> good morning. good to see you both good to see everyone a big congratulations to everyone that ran that marathon. very great conditions throughout the weekend if you are across the east coast but we're headed for a change, because we have this coastal low just offshore. it's impacting wilmington, north carolina, all the way into the boston area. what we will be dealing with is high surf. so if you are a boater doing some surfing, rough conditions
at the beach today could see waves up to 8 to 12 feet so that's going to last throughout the afternoon before this sto chilly in the east coast to the northeast, in the mid 60s. frost concerns across the carolinas this morning, but a big-time warmup. we'll talk about that coming up. >> janessa, thank you. fans of the hit show "succession" may notice a familiar condo on the market >> howdy what's up? >> let's do this >> pass. >> pass, why >> number of reasons >> like what
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another super bowl rematch, the first one. patrick mahomes and the chiefs got on the board first against the aaron rodgers-less packers jordan love making his first start. he tosses his first career touchdown late but kansas city would hold on and win 13-7 kyler murray was out of the game for arizona but running back james connor picking up the slack he runs one in there, rushing for a touchdown. he would also catch one from colt mccoy the cardinals beat san francisco 31-17. both the jaguars and bills have players named josh allen. one of them plays defense and he got the better of the quarterback on this day. that interception, plus a sack and a recovered football the jags with the surprise upset of the day, they eke out that win. it was low scoring, 9-6.
staying with the nfl, with the controversy surrounding aaron rodgers. that interview he gave us now, admitting that he's unvaccinated the nfl shutting it all down, claiming that, you know, the sponsor cutting ties with the league mvp, as well. the nfl shut down claims he made during that interview. here are the details good morning >> reporter: frances, good morning. the packers played their sunday game without aaron rodgers who is facing lots of questions after he confirmed he was not vaccinated he claimed a doctor with the nfl told him it was impossible for a vaccinated person to get covid or spread covid, and in response, the league released a statement say nothing doctor from the league or the joint nfl infectious disease consultants communicated with the player, adding they certainly would have never said anything like that if they had a part of this interview that
aaron rodgers did. >> i didn't lie in the initial press conference at the time, my plan was to say that i had been immunized. it wasn't some sort of ruse or lie. it was the truth i had a meeting, and they said one of the main docs said, it's impossible for a vaccinated person to get covid or spread covid. we know now that information is totally false that was given to me >> rodgers stated that he decided to say again that he was immunized because he petitioned that the league accept his immunization under the vaccination protocol according to the associated press and nfl.com, rodgers received a homopathic treatment. he added he wants to keep the
details of that treatment and his medical treatment. rodgers says he's not happy of the treatment he received from the league after the interview, the company and rodgers have decided to end their partnership. they added they are deep ly committed to help all eligible populations to become vaccinated against covid-19 >> thank you we'll see how far this fallout goes >> we have not heard the last of this still to ce,om the new face of donald trump on "saturday night live" coming up. every night. right after dinner. definitely after meatloaf. like clockwork. do it! run your dishwasher with cascade platinum and save water. did you know an energy star certified dishwasher uses less than four gallons per cycle? while a running sink uses that, every two minutes. that means even small loads can save water. so why not do it? run your dishwasher every night with cascade platinum.
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the mlb announced its golden glove winners. five st. louis cardinals were named. that's the most for one team in a single season in mlb history adam duvall represented the braves white sox pitcher dallas hikele earned the fifth gold glove of his career and nascar crowned kyle larson, who happened off a ten-win season to clinch the nascar cup series title. it's the first championship of the 29-year-old's career a lot of adversity there bounced back and now he's on top of that world. >> that's the way to do it, too. great little round you with all the kudos going around >> a lot going on, over the weekend. between the football and nascar.