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you drive down between the two bridges we showed you. >> we're back at 7:25 with a live local news update. >> don't forget to join us at our midday newscast at 11:00. a live look at downtown san josé. christmas in the park. the "today" show is coming up next. good morning. breaking news, be prepared. with the omicron variant spreading around the world, president biden and health officials urge all adults to get their booster shot. >> this variant is a cause for concern, not a cause for panic. >> pfizer seeking approval for its extra dose for 16 and 17-year-olds amid growing fears about the strain's potential impact on very young children. major cities now telling people to mask up once again and this morning, still more questions than answers. we'll have the very latest.
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fall out, newly released video and documents from andrew cuomo's sexual harassment scandal. the former governor combative while being questioned. >> do you understand what a girlfriend is? >> girlfriend means different things to different people. >> while cnn's chris cuomo is under fire yet again for his role in helping his brother's defense. will it cost the anchor his job? strong sales, retailers report big business on cyber monday as the shopping season heats up, while the white house announces new action to fix the supply chain crisis threatening to slow your deliveries. we've got everything you need to know. tiger talks, the golf superstar opening up like never before about his devastating car crash. >> i wouldn't say 50/50, but it was damn near there that i was going to walk out of that hospital with one leg. >> and revealing he will never
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be a full-time golfer again. >> i don't have to compete and play against the best players in the world to have a good life. just ahead, tiger's stunning hopes for the future. those stories, plus breaking overnight with prince charles on hand, barbados severs ties with the queen, declaring itself a republic. while back in the uk, new reaction pours in over a controversial royal documentary. we're live at buckingham palace. and sticky situation. imagine pancakes without maple syrup. with breakfast lovers around the world facing a shortage, inside the rare move to keep the sweet stuff flowing today, tuesday, november 30th, 2021. from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, guys, welcome to "today." we're happy you're joining us on this fine tuesday morning.
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>> good morning, everybody. good to have you with us. want to get right to the latest on the omicron variant. new guidance from the cdc encouraging all adults to get boosters and overnight, pfizer making the push for teens to get authorized for the booster shot as well. >> masks are back in some areas in new york and los angeles, issuing indoor advisories, regardless of your vaccination status. >> with much of the world in a holding pattern, waiting to learn about the variant, new numbers show hospitalizations are up 63% in the south african province where that variant was first detected. >> we've got it all covered and we're going start with nbc's gabe gutierrez. good morning. >> good morning. several fast-moving developments overnight and some new concerns for very young children and their response to the variant in south africa. here in new york city, local authorities have reinstituted an indoor mask advisory. president biden says that widespread lockdowns in this country are off the table.
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this morning, as the new omicron variant spreads around the world, the cdc is now strengthening its recommendation that all adults, not only can, but should get covid booster shots as president biden calls for calm and wider vaccinations. >> this variant is a cause for concern, not a cause for panic. >> reporter: overnight, a source familiar with the process told nbc news that pfizer now intends to apply for the first emergency use authorization of covid boosters for teenagers, specifically 16 and 17-year-olds. that application is expected this week, but there is no timeline for when the fda could act. still, the omicron variant bringing new concern for those even younger. in south africa, where the strain was first identified, experts have seen an increase in hospitalizations among very young children. the country's communeble disease institute revealing kids under 2 make up the highest percentage of covid patients at the epicenter of the outbreak. in the u.s., experts say vaccines for everyone who can
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get them are the best way to stop the spread. 74% of americans age 5 and older have now received at least one covid shot, and more than 196 million people are fully vaccinated. 40 million boosted. the president also says he's not considering any widespread lockdowns. >> if people are vaccinated and wear their mask, there's no need for lockdowns. >> reporter: meanwhile, all three vaccine makers in the u.s. are testing their shots to see if they work as well against this new variant. >> it's highly likely that there would be loss of vaccine efficacy and effectiveness, that whether we will have to tweak the current vaccines, we don't know. we have to wait a couple of weeks until we get the key data. >> reporter: also breaking overnight preliminary tests show the covid antibody drug cocktail made by regeneron loses effectiveness against the new variant. the latest sign that at least some of these therapies may need to be tweaked. >> gabe gutierrez for us, thank
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you. the concern about this new variant has businesses coast to coast preparing for its potential impact. nbc's sam brock joins us now from miami with that angle on the story. hi, sam, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. many communities right now are taking a wait and see approach with the omicron variant, but there is fresh urgency from the federal reserve about the impact it may have on the economy, while here in miami a return to a cultural touch stone, some 100,000 visitors expected for art week. >> reporter: this morning a warning to businesses as they brace for omicron. jerome powell saying this could affect americans' willingness to work in person and lead to uncertainty and more inf uncertainty and more inflation so far, no confirmed u.s. cases of the highly mutated variant, the country's collective antenna's are raised >> very concerned. i'm both vaccinated and have the booster shot, but that doesn't
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mean i'll be protected >> reporter: two of the nation's largest cities, new york and los angeles, already issuing new advisories, urging residents to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status. as some businesses consider vaccination mandates, this morning, the government delaying a key deadline for federal workers saying they won't be punished for not getting vaccinated until next year across the country, companies big and small r , are back on ar monitoring omicron closely. >> the star of the neighborhood is clearly the art. >> reporter: small business owner lance durham gives tours of miami's wynnewood neighborhood known for its street art. >> we might go back to a heightened alert status where a mask, including myself we might do it sooner than later. >> reporter: in miami, preparations are under way for art basel, an annual fair that was canceled in person last year due to covid vaccine proof or a negative test
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is required at most events anna is exhibiting her documentary-style photography flood zone and believes south florida can host a cultural event safely. >> i see this as an opportunity to prove really to the rest of the world that we are very capable of adhering to the rules. rules are rules everywhere, right. >> reporter: even as the organizers here at art basel are taking steps to ensure safety this year, the governor reaffirming once again, there will be no mask mandates or lockdowns in florida savannah, back to you. >> sam brock, thank you. also this morning, the harassment scandal that brought down former new york governor andrew cuomo is back in the spotlight. thousands of pages of testimony and evidence have now been made public, shining an unflatterin new spotlight on his brother cnn's chris cuomo. anne thompson is here with more details on this story. good morning >> good morning. cnn's anchor is in the hot seat this morning, text messages between chris cuomo and his brother's top aide, show chris
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offering to use his media sources to get tinl -- intel to help defend his brother. the documents revealing the younger cuomo wrote statements on the then governor's behalf. cnn is conduct a review of the trove of messages. it was business as usual on cnn monday night for chris cuomo >> putting travel bans -- >> reporter: despite being back in hot water for helping his brother andrew, then the governor of new york, who was caught in a sexual harassment scandal. the state's attorney general's office releasing new text messages between the former governor's top aide and tfts anchor melissa derosa texting, ru more going around from politico one going around from mrit's 1-2. chris cuomo responding on it. on it. >> ronan farrow was working on a story. again, asking the journalist to check his sources. even before this, chris cuomo was volunteering assistance,
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texting with the prep. cnn in a statement saying transcripts and documents deserve a thorough review and consideration adding the network will seek additional clarity about their significance over the next several days. the younger cuomo defending and downplaying his own role after his brother resigned in august. >> i can't be objective when it comes to my family. so i never reported on the scandal, and when it happened i tried to be there for my brother. the attorney general also released video of andrew cuomo's nearly 11 hours of testimony under oath. >> do you remember asking her or saying to her "may i kiss you". >> i don't remember saying that. >> the former governor will be arraigned in january for allegedly groping the breast of a female aide. >> i remember his hand just sliding right up my blouse. >> brittany making that allegation in her interview, and
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one and by the attorney general's office. cuomo denied he did any such thing. >> it would be an act of insanity to touch a vulnerable to a woman for such an accusation. >> this morning andrew cuomo's lawyer calling on new york's attorney general, and recuse her office from the case saying in a statement, no legitimate chief legal officer would make such selective disclosures as well as harm a pending criminal case by broadcasting to each witness what the other witnesses have said because the former governor will be arraigned in january for misdemeanor assault involving the woman who claims he grabbed
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her breasts. >> ann thompson, thank you. the much-anticipated trial of ghislaine maxwell. a full day of testimony beginning this morning after the prosecution and defense delivered opening statements. nbc's stephanie gosk at the courthouse once again. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. the prosecution says ghislaine maxwell lured young girls with money and gifts and subjected them to sexual abuse. her defense argues she was the one manipulated by jeffrey epstein and is now the scapegoat for epstein's crimes. on day one of the maxwell trial a tale of two ghislaines. the attorney calling the 59-year-old a predator who was setting up young girls for financier jeffrey epstein. the defendant was trafficking kids for sex. that is what this trial is all about. maxwell, daughter of a media
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mogul and epstein's girlfriend faces six criminal counts focused on 1994 and 2004 when federal prosecutors say she helped recruit girl to the have sex with epstein and participated in the abuse herself. the prosecution detailed the experiences of one of those girls who was just 14 when she allegedly met maxwell at a summer camp. prosecutors say her abuse went on for years when the girl was 15 and 16. they had a playbook. first they had access to young girls and then they gained their trust. the defense arguing maxwell is being blamed for crimes allegedly committed by epstein who took his own life in 2019 while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. the defense called maxwell a convenient stand-in, arguing the four alleged victims at the center of the case will come in here and they will point their finger at ghislaine maxwell. there is nobody else to point their finger at. they say maxwell was in charge of managing epstein's properties and was just one of many who
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fell victim to his manipulation. >> maxwell's sister isabel seen arriving to court amid a swarm of cameras, one of a few family members who have publicly shown support. maxwell has pled not guilty to all charges. >> the pilot for jeffrey epstein's private jet took the stand and he told the jury that he flew epstein, maxwell and some unidentified passengers many times to epstein's homes around the world. he only just started his testimony. he is back on the stand first thing this morning, savannah. >> stephanie gosk is at the courthouse for us. thank you, stephanie. >> 14 minutes past the hour and we welcome craig to the table. >> hello, hoda, savannah, good morning to you, as well. we turn now to the supply chain crisis, and how it will impact your holiday shopping from the gifts you buy to when those gifts might be delivered. nbc's business and tech correspondent jolene kent joins
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us on this one. hey, jo! >> good morning. the federal trade commission is trying to figure out if it's causing higher prices and anti-competitive behavior as shippers are scrambling to get your purposes on time. on track to meet expectations with shoppers spending up to an estimated $11 billion similar to last year. black friday spurred on by supply shortages and fewer discounts. the federal trade commission is issuing major retailers and grocery chains, requesting internal documents from amazon, walmart, kroger, tyson and others to investigate the, quote, causes of empty shelves and sky-high prices. on monday, president biden met with ceos of major retailers to discuss the crisis.
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the plan to declog the port of los angeles and long beach now seeming to pay off. since increasing hours and threatening fines for slow to move containers, cargo buildup has been reduced by 33%. >> overcoming the supply chain really is the name of the game this holiday season. major retailers like amazon, they have their own planes and that one is headed for san francisco. >> at north texas at amazon's hub, over half a million packages are processed every day. workers alongside robots that zoom across the warehouse. amazon has boosted 20% to meet demand, out of stock warnings are surging at many retailers nationwide especially for baby products, toys, electronics and home goods. it's one more reason why consumers are turning to gift cards with sales up 400%. if you shop online and worry about delivery delays, experts
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say have your items sent to the store instead of your home and if you're shipping products do it by december 15th. that's the ground shipping deadline to ensure your presents arrive by christmas day. >> the white house says at the ceo's meeting with the president, retailers like walmart say shelves are well stocked now, but analysts tell us the biggest growth in holiday shopping was the week before thanksgiving with consumers worry about the shortages. with those emails you're getting, many stores extend discounts well into december and cyber monday now becoming cyber week and of course, cyber month. guys? >> cyber month. jolene kent for us this morning. >> thank you, jo. >> it's really cyber forever. cyber life. >> it sounds like folks heeded the warnings to start early. >> i did. >> she's done. >> one person done >> one person done at the table. >> boom. >> in august >> how about you are you? >> no.
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>> me and you. >> well, yeah. >> no. >> card city for you >> i was going to say, gift card he will about the kiosk with hoda kotb. >> anyway. show you what we've got as far as today's weather is concerned. warm, 10 to 30 degrees above average temperatures 20 degrees above average billings, 13 phoenix, arizona, 81 odessa at 13 degrees above average and 75 oklahoma city 71 degrees we are looking tomorrow at numerous records in spokane, bismarck, omaha, wichita, all seeing warmer than average temperatures it does start turning cooler late next week or this week. bismarck by saturday down to 35, minneapolis 34, 50 in st. louis on saturday, 41 the cleveland, and the december outlook is here and finally we're looking at warmer than average temperatures stretching from the south only
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out west we look for normal temperatures throughout much of the rest of the country as far as the precipitation is concerned, wetter than average up around the great lakes, dryer from the mid-atlantic, golf course to the west, wetter than average in the pacific northwest. we're going to get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. ♪ i had a dream that someday ♪ ♪ i would just fly, fly away ♪ i am meteorologist, kari hall. we're starting out clear as we take a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. we have seen fog drifting around parts of the north bay, we will
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be 69 in napa today. 70 in livermore, and 71 in san josé. going through the forecast, our weather is stuck on repeat and we will not see any changes at least throughout the weekend. >> that is your latest weather >> al, thank you so much still to come, tiger woods first in-department interview since his car crash, offering an inside look at his difficult recovery and revealing his days of playing golf full time, they are over. >> this time around i don't think i will have the body to climb mount everest and that's okay. >> he's climbed it a few times more from the superstar including the glimmer of hope he offered fans. >> new drama for the royals as barbados cuts ties with the monarchy and part two of a documentary of the family airs in the uk. in the uk. we are live in b
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we're back 7:40, in depth today this morning the royal family in the spotlight again. >> one reason, well, overnight barbados officially removed the queen as its head of state in a ceremony attended by prince charles. another reason, the controversial documentary have a lot of folks talking. >> molly hunter joins us from buckingham palace this morning hey, molly. >> good morning. there are celebrations in barbados today the queen has sent her congratulations and prince charles is there for all the action take a look. this morning after 396 years the caribbean island of buckingham palace -- barbados becoming the newest republic.
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after midni might she became th first president. rihanna alongside prince charles representing his mother. >> the creation of this republic offers a new beginning. >> reporter: he acknowledged the atrocity of slavery. the queen, previously the country's head of state, has visited mar bay dose many times over the years but she stayed at home taking it easy since her hospital stay in october here in the uk the firm as the royal family is known is busy going to battle on another front. >> the house of windsor and the british press. >> reporter: criticizing the bbc documentary called "the princes ant pret" delves into the coverage of william and harry in a rare move buckingham palace, clearance house and kensington palace put out a joint statement saying a free responsible and open press is important but too often it is overblown in unfounded aims claims from unnamed sources and disappointing when anyone
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including the bbc gives them credibility. in another bombshell release this week, the author of "brothers and wives" speaking to the "today" show christopher anderson reporting that harry and meghan began distancing themselves after the queen did not include their photo in a 2019 christmas address. >> harry did feel as if he was being erased according to a friend of his, was being erased from the family. that was quite the signal the queen is sending. >> reporter: anderson said he traced a comment about the potential complexion of meghan and harry's children to prince charles but twisted by royal advisers >> there's a conversation with you. >> with harry. >> about how dark your baby is going to be? >> fl potentially and what that would mean and look like. >> it was turned into toxic and weaponized by the men in gray. >> reporter: there is a lot to talk about going back to the bbc documentary. the documentary essentially says princes william and harry and their families have stopped
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playing the game with the royal press, but the bbc is saying in a statement it's about how royal journalism is done and features a range of journalists, but it's creating a big stir here today >> molly hunter at buckingham palace, thank you. and now our prince, our king, our reigning monarch -- >> our royal >> i'm abdicating. >> you can't >> well, we'll see anyway, we've just finished up hurricane season 2021. it is in the books now 21 named storms. on average, we get 14. you can see all of them out there. and, in fact, we have 7 hurricanes, the average just about 7. but we had four major hurricanes on average you get three and what we end up with for hurricane season 2021, this is the sixth consecutive above average season and only the third season to use the entire list of names out there. we're also watching these atmospheric rivers going on, this narro
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>> that is your latest weather. >> glad you did not abdicate. >> just ahead here, is it time for pancake lovers to panic? >> no. >> this is waffle. >> oh, gosh. >> the world now facing a maple syrup shortage and this morning, an extremely rare move is being taken to keep that sweet stuff flowing. kerry sanders standing by with -- >> knew it. >> that's where the syrup went. >> there you go. >> this story after this. going on inside. it's true, with diabetic retinopathy, excess sugar can damage blood vessels, causing vision loss or even blindness. so remember this: now is the time to get your eyes checked. eye care is important to your long-term diabetes management. see a path forward with actions and treatments that may help your eyes— and protect against vision loss. visit noweyesee.com and take control of your sight.
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>> we are back chenille joins us turning to another shortage. >> yes. >> we have to worry about. >> good morning. >> stop it. >> i know. hopefully this one has a sweet ending yes. in a move to avoid dry pancakes, waffles and more around the world the opec of maple syrup is tapping into the reserve for the first time in years. >> who knew they had a reserve. >> kerry sanders has his sticky fingers all over this one. hey, kerry. >> good morning, guys. the maple syrup reserve, who knew, but yes, farmers say they've tapped into it but we have to do our part here at the breakfast house in fort lauderdale they encourage people to dip rather than pour, like that so if we all do our part it could help stave off what is the
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rapidly growing maple syrup crisis of 2021 getting maple syrup is a slow process. drip by drip the tree's sap is collected and then boiled down for every 40 teaspoons of sap, there is but one teaspoon of the liquid gold. 73% of the world's maple syrup comes from greater quebec, canada, and our nation is the number one importer of that sweet elixir this morning, a supply and demand problem is being solved much the way president biden has tried to take pressure off gasoline supply and prices who knew that there was a maple syrup reserve. it sounds like the petroleum reserve. >> yeah. because the beauty of maple syrup is we can conserve it. we can do the same image as oil, but it's maple syrup, pure maple syrup, sealed and pasteurized in
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all these barrels and we can keep them for many years >> reporter: farmers in canada deciding to release 50 million gallons from the strategic maple syrup reserve. >> the production this year was less important than it was in the last two years >> reporter: they believe the release of the treasured reserve should mean no shortages and no price increases. in vermont, second in production only to canada, experts say there's been a direct connection to the pandemic. >> since 2020, the beginning of the pandemic, maple consumption has gone through the roof. people were looking for things to do and turned to baking and people started using maple syrup as an alternative to sugar, another way to add i more flavor to what they normally bake. you may think maple syrup and pancakes, but three quarters of about one cup of cane a cup of maple syrup is equal to about one cup of cane sugar, there are those who believe the
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syrup is a good substitute for sugar. our neighbors to the north doing their part to make sure our pancakes and waffles stay just as sweet the last time the maple syrup reserve was in 2012 when some crooks broke in and siphoned off millions of dollars of the sweet elixir but the saps were eventually captured kerry, you're making stuff up. >> backing up a big tanker >> wow >> kerry. >> the reserve >> what do they do with all the syrup? there's a black market for syrup? >> who knew. thank you, kerry enjoy whatever is on that plate. we were trying to figure that out. now we have popstart >> we have a big one a sneak peek at a holiday special from blake and gwen and how they plan to spend their first christmas as a married couple. >> covered in syrup. of course.
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a very good tuesday morning to you. it's 7:56 right now. i am laura garcia. here's a look at what is happening now. >> reporter: good morning. i am cierra johnson in san francisco. at about 2:00 today the board of supervisors will meet and vote on proposed legislation that can allow sheriff deputies to work off duty as private security. this was proposed at the end of september and if passed those deputies would wear their uniforms to protect those businesses as private security. they would also be paid by the private businesses and not the city. we will, of course, keep you updated on the outcome of that vote. let's get a look at the forecast right now with meteorologist, kari hall. a cool start to our morning. >> it's cool and already busy as we take a live look outside in
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oakland. heading out, visibility is clear but temperatures chilly in the mid-40s but headed for the mid-60s. we will see low 70s for some spots like antioch today, 71, 71 in san josé and 70 in santa rosa. we will put this weather on repeat each day through thursday and then slightly cooler for the weekend with clouds moving in, but no rain headed our way through next monday. san francisco will continue to see highs reaching into the mid and upper 60s through the end of the week. laura? >> thank you very much. thank you for joining us as well. i will be back with another local news update for you in half an hour. hope to see you then. hope you have a great tuesday morning.
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the only kathie lee gifford returns to studio 1a. we're going to talk to her about her family, her new book, and some special projects she has ahead, today, tuesday, november 30th, 2021. >> hello, seattle, washington. >> sending love to our grandchildren back in plano, texas. >> here for tara's birthday. >> here with my mom from dallas, texas. >> hi to my mom watching from melbourne, australia. >> bruce turns 60 today. >> happy 60th. welcome. it's a tuesday morning. so happy that you're starting your day with us. >> good morning, everybody. >> bundled up. >> last tuesday in november. >> last day of november. >> aren't you full of fun facts. >> just realized that.
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>> the march to 2022. >> i think a lot of elfs on the shelves come out. >> it's time. let's get right to your news at 8:00. this morning, health officials say covid booster shots are the best line of defense against the new omicron variant. while there is so much that is unknown about that variant, it's having an impact on the daily life and the economy. sam, good morning. >> reporter: hoda, good morning. the president right now says that lockdowns are off the table, but that americans should be taking the omicron variant seriously. the two largest cities in the country on either coast, new york and los angeles, bringing back mask advisories indoors for everybody, regardless of vaccination status. the cdc, hoda, also updating its guidance right now from all adult americans can get a booster shot after six months to should be getting a booster shot after six months. sources telling nbc news that pfizer is planning on applying for an emergency use authorization for 16 and
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17-year-olds for the booster shot that is expected this week. on the economic front right now, a fresh warning from the fed chairman that this variant could affect people's willingness to go back to work in person, driving inflation and uncertainty right now. we are here in miami where art basel is returning after a one-year hiatus, canceled in person last year because of covid, this year nearly 100,000 visitors are expected but they will be required to either show proof of vaccination or negative tests. hoda, back to you. >> all right. sam brock for us in florida, thank you. former silicone valley billionaire elizabeth holmes testified at her fraud trial yesterday. she said she dropped out of stanford when she was 19 years old partly because she had been raped. holmes decided to focus on building her blood testing company theranos and started growing closer to her co-defendant balwaini who became her boyfriend and business partner. holmes' defense claims balwaini was abusive and manipulated
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holmes to defrauding theranos doctors, investors and patients. >> tributes on both sides of the atlantic for an american entertainer who became a global icon, war hero and civil rights activist. the empire state building glowing red, white and blue to honor josephine baker, who rose to fame in the roaring '20s and four decades after her death, she is the first black woman to be enshrined in france's pantheon of revered national figures. kelly cobiella has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, craig. campaigners have been fighting for eight years to get joseph -- josephine baker entered into the pantheon and it is finally happening today. a huge honor, the only black woman, the only american to be entered into the pantheon. as one of her sons told me, she was a normal woman who did extraordinary things. ♪♪ >> reporter: she was the world's
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first black superstar, edgy, sexy, and hugely talented. josephine baker born and raised in missouri, became a household name in the '20s, a dancer, singer, and civil rights activist who spent her life breaking down barriers of exclusion, using her talents to make statements. like this risque and controversial dance in a skirt made of bananas. baker's public life made her wildly popular star. her private life, much of it spent at this remote french castle made her a hero. it was her refuge and her family home. her eldest adopted son grew up here. >> did she dance in this? >> that's it. >> now a museum showing baker's elaborate costumes and her most prized possessions of all, france's highest medals, legion of honor and the medal of resistance were awarded for her secret work fighting the nazis in world war ii. >> was she a spy? >> she was.
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>> she was very brave. >> for her, no, she was giving back. >> reporter: but in the u.s., she said she faced hostility and racism. at new york's stork club in 1961 ignored for an hour. american actress grace kelly saw it all and walked out in solidarity. the future princess of monaco and the queen of the french cabaret becoming lifelong friends. prince albert, her son, remembers a kind woman. >> her generosity of spirit and heart always touched me. >> reporter: baker adopted akio and 1 1 other children from different countries, races and religions calling the family her rainbow tribe. but by the late 1960s, baker was broke, the castle auctioned off, her rainbow tribe homeless old friend grace kelly, now princess of monaco, helped baker sing her way back into stardom
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a remarkable comeback in her 60s selling out new york's carnegie hall, getting a standing ovation in paris but just days after her last performance, baker had a stroke and never recovered. thousands in france lined the streets for her funeral, buried with full military honors. a symbolic casket entered into the pantheon today, this extraordinary woman, making history again baker is actually buried in monaco and her family wanted her to stay there. so today, that symbolic casket will be carried by members of the french air force in a parade in paris before a ceremony at the pantheon not only was she a world war ii spy, but also a world war ii pilot. >> of course she was >> wow >> what an amazing story, kelly. we learned a lot there thank you. what a deserving honor >> incredible.
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learned so much there. >> incredible. >> let's get to our boost. a military dad from minnesota left a huge hint outside his family home to let his three kids know that he was back from overseas it did not take them long to figure it out. >> what? >> i don't know. some kind of code. >> what is it? >> daddy it's not dad >> what is that? >> dad >> dad >> their dad, sergeant first class luke stombaugh had been in iraq for more than a year with the army national guard. and here is the best part. he doesn't have to go back he is home for good. >> just in time for the holidays >> beautiful coming up next, vicky nguyen will be here to help us make the most of what they are calling travel tuesday >> where to find the best deals on flights and hotels for the holidays and next year's vacations, as well, and what you
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8:13 today's consumer it is travel tuesday. when you can find deals on getaways, but yet again, there is new uncertainty surrounding the industry, including concerns over this new covid variant. so we've called in the expert. nbc investigative consumer correspondent vicky nguyen is joining us happy travel tuesday >> happy travel day. >> didn't even know it existed people might want to book travel because there's good deals today. that's travel tuesday. what do you need to consider >> before you book, demand is building and it's back that means you want to be ready and prepared but there are some things you might want to watch out for. don't expect the cancelation and flexible refund policies of the last year and a half are still in place you want to read the fine print. you're going to be out there with a lot of people a survey found 40% of us are saving up for a trip next year so a lot of folks are getting out there. >> the things to keep in mind, we're going to read the fine print. what if you want to make - if you're worried about the covid variant, do you need make adjustments to their travel plans?
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>> omicron, delta, they're not going to be the last mutants of covid we see unfortunately. when you are booking been be aware of bundling. the other thing, everyone is telling us get vaccinated. we know that reduces your risk of illness and if you get a breakthrough the severity will be shorter and length of time you're out. >> a lot of countries are requiring it >> if you have your eye on an international trip you want to get vaccinated to frieely move about the country. >> it's my turn. people want deals, it is travel tuesday. where can you find the best one? >> start with a focus list where do you want go search on the internet look at booking.com, kayak.com, expedia, that will give you an idea of comparing prices, what deals are out there so when you see a deal you will see if it matches up and makes sense. also go directly to the airlines and hotels and see if they will match the prices from the third-party websites
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it makes it easier if there are changes in your plans. >> jump on it go now or wait and it will go down tomorrow. >> between now and the first quarter of next year you will find good deals but you have to be prepared to move quickly, meaning have your credit card ready, your frequent flyer numbers and the calendar with the dates in front of you so you can snag it. this is the time of year you want to be aware of scams. red flags, if something is too good to be true or seems too low, be aware of unfamiliar sites i want you to make sure you do a google search of that company before you book. check to make sure it has a real address and a real phone number. >> that's great advice you have to go, craig's turn. >> buy. >> welcome welcome to panel number 3. >> yes. >> let's say we're looking ahead to 2022, mentioned to savannah 40% of folks are looking to travel next year, what should they be thinking about >> book early. you will have the best options the good news so many options on the table. amusement parks, mountain resorts, beaches, group tours are back in business
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something to consider as traveling during the off-peak season to get better deals we did that last spring, delaware, rehoboth beach before the summer, the beaches were cold and windy, but we could fly kites, restaurants were open, we could go to the boardwalk and saved money. that's something to consider. >> follow up. >> that means if your trip gets canceled, follow up with the companies that you booked with to see if maybe they can apply a credit to a future date for travel so you want to monitor that. things are changing all over the country or all over the world i should say so international travel can be tricky >> following up on that, let's say you've booked a ticket and the country closes down because of one of these new strains. should you consider traveling insurance? >> absolutely. you want to make sure that you're looking at those cancel for any reason now is the time, travel experts say, you want to pay the small insurance policy because it gives you peace of mind not just for covid but a lot of
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emergencies that arise before a big, expensive trip. the other thing is making sure that when you buy that travel insurance, you know exactly what's in it and keep it handy if anything comes up you are able -- hi >> you're such a pro. >> ever feel like two creepy ladies are coming behind you. >> that's really bad. >> they said get in the shot. >> as close as we can get. >> thank you >> you're the best >> travel tuesday. >> thank you >> another factor to consider when traveling, the weather. >> absolutely. >> vick, what about third-party sites as opposed to your actual airline sites. >> totally can be a great place to find great deals but the thing is, if you bundle and something goes wrong, it can be a nightmare to cancel. oftentimes go directly to the hotel and airline and say hey, i found this deal, can you match it. >> good question, al. >> way to go. >> al getting in on it too. >> i would like to -- i'm a creeper. >> that's right. >> as we look today we're looking at a lot of wet weather in the pacific
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northwest. we've got light snow making its way from the great lakes to the northeast. not going to be a big problem travel wise. we are looking at temperatures that are cooler along the northern interior of states. temperatures in the 80s down in the southwest. 90s down in southern florida i don't know, just basking in your glow. we're looking at heavy rain in the pacific northwest. a fire risk out west some morning frost and freezes and some snow showers across the great lakes. >> great job >> thank you so much good morning. i am meteorologist kari hall. live look out there at the golden gate bridge. it is a beautiful start to our tuesday morning and we have more sunshine headed our way. it will look a little hazy out there, we'll see moderate air quality, and temperatures reaching into the upper 60s and low 70s, but our weather doesn't change the next few days. we start out cool, warm up to the low 70s.
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we'll see more clouds for the weekend into early next week. >> don't forget. tune into "today" on siriusxm channel 108. live at 1:00 off the rail. that's it. >> what time is it now >> well, it's the best time of the morning. >> no better time than popstart. >> popstart. good stuff this morning. are yo first up, the peanuts gang is back for an all new holiday special. in the first trailer, we find out that lucy is determined to throw the best new year's eve party ever while charlie brown struggles to complete his resolutions. i understand that. before the clock strikes midnight take a look. >> what seems to be the problem, charlie brown? >> i haven't completed any of any new year's resolutions good grief >> grandma didn't come for christmas this year and lucy took it pretty hard. she thought it was because of her. you are loveable i know it. >> it makes you feel good, doesn't it
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>> easy for everybody. >> it starts streaming on apple tv plus december 10th. >> nice. >> i love snoopy so much when i was little, i used to put my snoopy in front of the tv to watch the snoopy special when it would come on. it would come on tv and watch it i was like, snoopy, you're on tv tonight. >> my favorite toy of all time the snow cone make >> i always wanted that. next up one gwen stefani and blake shelton, kicking off the holiday season with an all new christmas radio show blake and gwen will host the hour-long special from apple music with love featuring stories behind their famil traditions, best holiday memories and favorite festive songs. also in the episode, gwen opens blake's ranch inspired her to write the album "you make it feel like christmas" and reveal she thinks blake's cover of
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christmas eve is one of the best ever. it starts streaming december 3rd. next up, the marvelous miss mazel. the two-year long hiatus, is coming back. an exclusive look at season four of the hit prime video series and after a cliffhanger season three finale the sneak peek teasing the upper west side comedian isn't going to let anybody hold her back. >> what's great about me. >> your humility? >> no. >> it's when i'm me. >> no more opening act gigs. >> what? >> i will only do gigs where i can say what i want. that's what lenny would do. >> that's different. she's lenny. >> that doesn't make me lenny bruce. make me a headliner. >> how am i supposed to do that if i can't even book you? >> i don't know. you're my manager. manage me. >> that's not how the business works. >> let's change the business. >> boom. >> a trailer. >> you turned me on to that show. it's spectacular.
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>> i love it. >> perfectly cast. >> it is good. the marvelous mrs. maisel february 18th on prime video and air over four weeks. head over to today.com. finally, julia roberts, the proud mom, is sharing a throwback photo of her twins, they're 17 now. their 17th birthday. the actress posting this snuggly snap with her daughter, hazel, and son, fineus. to celebrate the milestone. captioning the post, 17 of the sweetest years of life. roberts and danny who celebrated their 19th anniversary over the summer are also proud families of a -- parents to 14-year-old son henry. we're sending their family lots of love. 17 and 14. time flies. >> i feel like she just got married yesterday. >> i know. incredible. >> thank you, sheinelly. coming up, two legends of studio 1a. >> what? >> kathie lee gifford and jill, but i have to say, emphasis on the kathie lee gifford.
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>> yes. >> and we have a lot to catch up with.
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a very good morning to you. it is 8:26. i am laura garcia. a 2.7 magnitude earthquake hit morgan hill area about 8:07 this morning. no reports of damage or injury. two of three suspects arrested in a massive flash robbery at nordstrom are set to appear in court today foray rainment. it follows an appearance by a third suspect. that case, prosecutors allege rodney robinson stole $2,000 of merchandise. he entered not guilty to charges of robbery and violence against
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nordstrom. let's switch gears, get a look at the forecast. you need a jacket. >> it is chilly out there now. temperatures in the mid 40s. ns where we're headed, upper 60s and will he 70s. it will be nice this afternoon. make time to enjoy it. we'll see a hazy sky, cool mornings, sunny afternoons for inland areas reaching into the low 70s. for the weekend, slightly cooler. we can see more clouds in the mix. still no rain to hear going through next monday. san francisco temperatures in the 60s. >> it is pleasant but we needed rain. thank you for joining us. another local news update in a half hour. see you then. mom, hurry! our show's gonna start soon! i promised i wouldn't miss the show
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calhope offers free covid-19 emotional support. call 833-317-4673 or live chat at calhope.org today. good morning it's the 29th of november. pause for selfie oops pause for selfie, run into jimmy. we're out here on the plaza. >> did you get the number of that truck >> we have got an awesome, awesome crowd out here guys, kathie lee gifford is in the house. >> she's back, ladies and gentlemen. >> she's right back where she belongs. this is the first visit from kath in two years. great to catch up with her, to
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find out about life, family, holidays and she has a really personal new book i know kath, it's all about you, lady >> that is the first time i've seen kathie lee since the pandemic >> i think you hugged a good long time because i was waiting to hug her >> there's a long line we'll take you to a school district in california where the kids are learning to garden and grow their own food. jenna has that sweet story. >> there's more this half hour jill martin is standing by she has a new bundle of steals and deals from our ultimate holiday gift guide if you have a woman to shop for, you don't want to miss this one. >> or you can shop for yourself. >> that's true and ahead, vicky nguyen is branching out with a consumer confidential all about christmas trees, how to get your money out of the fresh ones and which fake trees look most like the real thing. >> but first, the real al roker right here >> no, this is a hologram. let's show you what we've got.
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looking ahead to today heavy rain moving into the pacific northwest. a fire risk in the southwest some morning frost and freezes look for snow showers around the great lakes. nice and mild in the rockies good morning. i am meteorologist kari hall. live look outside in oakland and it is a slow go on the roads. time to get up and head out. a chilly morning, but at least we have sunshine. we'll see more of that going into today. temperatures are headed for the low 70s and we just put the weather on repeat the next few days. it will be slightly cooler for the weekend. few more clouds in the mix. still no rain in the forecast. san francisco will continue to see highs in the mid to upper 60s. >> announcer: giving tuesday is sponsored by the salvation army. thanks to you, hope marches on >> folks, today is giving tuesday. we're happy to be joined by host and dancer stephan steven
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twitch you've seen him on ellen he's a spokesperson for our sponsor the salvation army, helping to make the holidays brighter and merrier for folks in need. twitch, good morning >> good morning. it's so good to see you. >> you, too. how did you get involved with the salvation army inspect. >> honestly, i've been giving to the salvation army since i was little i remember the red kettle. it's been a pillar of my family's life, to give back. so this is really a full circle moment for me right now. honestly, the salvation army has been giving so much to millions and millions of people and right now, especially off this year that we've just come off of, the giving is so needed. it's so easy to do salvation army usa.org, you can give through venmo, through google pay and now is the time now is the time to do it. >> but when you think about salvation army, it's that iconic kettle what goes through your mind when you see them ringing the bell? >> it obviously reminds me of
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christmas joy, but also, it's a reminder that, like, anybody can give, right? like it really is. even the smallest amount can go a very, very long way. look, people shouldn't be worried about whether they're going to put food on the table or give christmas gifts, right >> right >> so we can help out with that. salvation army.org >> twitch, thank you so much good to see you. merry christmas. >> absolutely, man >> coming up next, we're going to find out how life has been treating kathie lee. and i think it's been pretty, pretty, pretty good. first time back in studio 1a in two years. plus, the inspiring new project that's been keeping her busy fit, this is "today" on rsnb
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be a best seller because that's what kathie lee does it's called "the jesus i know, honest conversations and diverse opinions about who he is." kath, you walked in the door and it feels like you never left >> it really did. >> how does it feel for you coming back in the studio? >> kind of surreal i wish i could see everybody everybody is still masked up and stuff and i'm going, laura, is that you gerard >> you knew when everybody came and hugged you the cry and everyone >> i'm so glad we can hug up again. we're not meant to be masked up and alone. that's not the way god intended. >> right. >> it isn't. >> i mean, you left here a couple years ago how many years ago >> three years april 7th but who is counting? >> in those three years, you have led an extraordinary life for people who don't know, you moved to nashville and started all over and i don't think i've seen you this happy i can't remember >> i haven't been this happy don't make me cry, hoda, in a
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lot of years people don't know that frank had been sick for quite a few years. it's been six years since he passed, too. so i knew when i was in that empty, beautiful home with my children in california and frank with jesus and my mom and dad, also, i just -- i couldn't even toast the -- we all did sunset alert every night, the kids with their tippee cups and frank and i with our tippee cups and i couldn't do it and the puppies, they would look at me and i would look at them and it's a line from the movie, then came you, i've got to make new memories or the old ones are going to kill me and i'm not ready to die. >> starting over, was that scary, hard? >> it was necessary. i was dieing of loneliness, just dieing even with my faith, that propels me and sustains me, you need people and i won't -- i will not beak into that song nobody should sing it but barbra streisand. >> but it's so interesting
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because you said you were lonely but then you did something that takes so much courage which is to go to a whole new place and make a whole new community of friends. >> right and i did it because i was spending so much time in nashville cowriting all the music for the movie with brett james. and every time i would get on the plane, i was happy to come home to be with my friend and do our show, i would think, why a i so joyful here there's a culture of kindness there. there's a culture of creativity and a culture of faith and i needed all three i did. i was starving in my spirit for it >> which brings us to this book, kath you've written so many books, but this one you said it came out of you >> because all i did was talk to people who i love and admire you're in the book, hoda, i spoke with you i spoke with people who do not look like me, do not believe necessarily like i believe, do not worship like i believe but i've always felt like our common ground is sacred ground
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with the world being as polarized as it is now, it's interesting, i share my faith if somebody wants me to i share it with atheists and agnostics and wannabe and confused baptists, there are a few of you, and broken-hearted catholics, people are hurting and needier than ever. i think the pandemic heightened that people have always -- no one has ever said don't talk to me about jesus. and i've wanted to know what they think of him. this book is conversations a lot of them with people that i've taken to the holy land with me and watched that place change them chemically, really in a transformational kind of way, but it's also people you wouldn't think wouldn't have a faith. people know kris jenner, she shares her story, kristen chenoweth, china phillips
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baldwin does her, jimmy allen, i met here on the set. >> love jimi. >> here's the thing i love about it, they're all so different, and yet the common thread is that every single one of them feels like the life that jesus led, even if you don't believe that he is the son of god, even craig ferguson has agreed with me 100% that if we would just live the way he lived, if we would just love the way he loved, we would be living in a very, very different world today. and i want this book to be for people who just don't know yet that god loves them. they feel -- they feel invisible. they don't believe that anyone loved them or they feel like they've done so much so badly in life that how could god ever love me? so it's just a message of hope and i want to, you know, thank everybody. i think there's 25 different conversations with people that i wanted to surprise people because god always shows up, but he also shows off when he gets
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there. >> i love that. >> and i think this will bless people that's the whole purpose for it. >> it's going to be a blessing, kath by the way, we have to say congrats to cody and cas two married babies >> i think it's paid off we had to get married twice. cody and erica walking up our driveway that's me and kristen chenoweth. we got married people don't realize it. always did love that kristen chenoweth. >> we love you everyone is going to pick it up. the book called "the jesus i know". >> some things never change. >> christian is in the book. >> today.com/shop. kathie is going to stick around in the fourth hour >> oh, do i have to? >> you have to please all right. coming up next, jenna will be here to share one california's school district to keeping kids fed and learn about the importance of healthy eating this is "today" on nbc. the last day of vacation is still vacation.
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today's season of giving is sponsored by citi, this giving tuesday, join citi and no kid hungry to help end childhood hunger in america. >> we are back we continue to mark giving tuesday, highlighting a school district fighting food insecurity inside and outside the classroom. >> jenna bush hager with that one. >> hunger is an issue so many people face right here in our own country. in fact, last year, more than 11 million kids in america lived in food insecure households but thanks to organizations like no kid hungry, one school district in california is doing something about it these little gardeners are hard at work. >> today we're planting our pepper garden. >> digging, planting and watering fruits and vegetables
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that will eventually end up in their school lunch >> you dig a hole and then you put a seed and then you dig it up >> but these first graders aren't just learning how to cultivate a garden >> we're taking the plants out of the watermelon. >> they're learning about nutritious foods and healthy eating habits. >> we have gardens for our students, when they go home they aren't exposed to that what they learn in school they will grow up with that that will change their life. >> it's a lead child nutrition agent for the re alto school district outside of los angeles. she knows what it's like to experience hunger growing up in her village in nigeria and she couldn't believe it was happening in america, too. >> i was thinking, it's just our country, nigeria, just my village. why the kids hungry right here >> she says it's because many families in her community can't afford three square meals in a day.
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in california, 6.4 million people experience food insecurity, something that they have been fighting in the classroom. >> now we have breakfast, lunch, supper, snacks, to make sure every kid, not just because you live in the rich or poor area, everybody is on the level playing field. >> with the help of no kid hungry, an organization looking to ends childhood hunger, they have been able to participate. creating the district's breakfast in the classroom program providing healthy summer meals and hosting free meal pickups during the pandemic. >> the parents just say thank you. they -- just thank you, just a smile. that is worth it >> with many students back in the classroom this year, these drive through meal pickups were put on hold, until now. >> all the way down, all the way forward. >> fauset and her team opened up a food pantry drive-through for
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her student and the whole community, handing out groceries before thanksgiving to make up gaps in meals and she says any bit of help goes a long way for these families >> we can meal prep and have a full two weeks' worth of meals sometimes, even longer it saves us over $150, these drive through pickups are life savers >> there is a level of uncertainty and this is a level of certainty i know at this day at this time i can guarantee that i'm going be able to bring some food into the household, some additional treats and things of that nature >> as the pandemic becomes more manageable, she says her work is not done she hopes to expand this pantry so her community can have access to healthy food on a regular basis. >> it it takes a village, really to feed a child. it takes every single one of us. we all have a part to play >> you guys, great news.
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in honor of giving tuesday, our sponsor citi is continuing their support of no kid hungry by matching donations to the organization today up to 200,000. >> let's go. >> you guys can all help and get this, this is good for you, savannah, who loves exercise if you take a city bike ride in select cities now until the end of the year, citi will donate $1 to no kid hungry until they reach their goal of $1 million so let's all help. >> and they have those electric assisted bikes now, so that helps. >> giving tuesday for jenna is giving me a hard time. >> all you have to do is go to today.com to figure out thou help. >> i love that >> coming up next, day two of our steals and deals, from the jill is covering theper worthy jill is covering theper worthy w mrs. claus the shopping boss here to help you merry savers decorate with the best bargains ever! ross has savings on everything you need to get the party started. because who waits for shipping anymore?
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8:51 our steals and deals, ultimate holiday gift guide, this morning, jill is covering the women on your list >> yeah. this is what you do. you know ha to do, scan the qr code at the bottom of your screen for instant access to the deal this is for all the women in your life gifts are ready. >> we're just getting your lists done, finish, cross it off start with this you'll both love >> these are cosabella sleepwear sets retail 150 to 164. cosabella is a popular brand, comfy cozy, put together for pajamas. there's all different styles it's called the bella collection we know means beautiful 15 sizes, extra small to 3x and maternity sizing so go to today.com to see all the options. awesome gifts. >> it materials are a ten plus >> $49 to $81 is our deal, up to 50% off. that brand rarely gives deals, so that's awesome. these are pillowcases, retail $99 to $139.99.
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now do you sleep with a satin pillow. >> i do. somebody gave it to me for christmas. >> what's great about it, it makes your blowout long-lasting and helps with breakage and helps maintain if you put moisturizer at night, the moisturizer on your skin today we're offering monogramming as well >> and this will come in time for christmas? >> yes >> so the retail is $99.99 to $139.99. the deal is $29 to $39 that's up to 76% off and that's a great deal. >> it feels so good. >> it feels nice. >> famous hotel -- >> who did >> my mom gave me a nice pillow case. >> this, i actually use love and sleep with >> what is it? >> feel this i sleep with the eye version >> are you kidding me? >> feel it >> i'm jason >> it stays cold which i love >> but how do you sleep with this this doesn't seem comfortable. >> you lay back, put the serum on and lay down. >> this is the organic to green crystal gem mask
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>> you looked edgy in your instagram. rachel zoe gift pack, the retail $198 this is rachel zoe's line. look at you two. >> get those >> four different sets to choose from styles for every face shape. there's no face shape. whatever you like, you get and go on with your best self. have fun with it at sunglasses check them out at today.com. retail $198. the deal is $39 for the set. two beautiful pairs. that's 80% off >> two for $39 >> yes and rachel zoe sunglasses rarely go on sale these are awesome. i travel with them all the time. they start like this and open up to this made with nylon wipeble organization they're only as heavy as you fill them. any bag that you carry retail is $65 to $70 the deal is $32.50 to $35. major brand, up to 58% off >> jill, thank you so much we'll see you tomorrow the products, the cosabella sleepwear sets, the gem masks and serums
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this morning on the third hour of "today," our christmas tree 101, real or fake? what to know before you bring one home. then, mario lopez live in studio talking saved by the bell. i hope you're hungry because we have holiday gifts for the foodie in your life. the third hour of "today" starts right now. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza, this is the third hour of "today." >> and good morning. welcome to this third hour of "today." it is tuesday, november 30th, the last day of november. craig melvin, sheinelle jones, al

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