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the show set to go on reportedly without a host. >> the american's 54 day, 930 mile walk across antarctica. >> this is the hardest thing i have ever done. >> he's coming back to studio 1a for a live interview. and royal first. the important job queen elizabeth has just given meghan markle overnight.
january 1, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with save that guthrie and hoda kotb live in from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today," thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. it's not everyday someone who makes history walks into our studio in the morning. >> after walking across antarctica first person to do so alone unaided. he hasn't even stopped at home. he stopped to tell us about this epic trek, colin o'brady will sit down and talk with us in a few. first, our top story, president trump on his way to the border after walking out of key negotiations to end the shutdown. we have peter alexander near the border in texas. good morning meter. >> good morning, hoda. this is the stip of steel barrier the president is talking about when he says he wants to build the wall. taking his campaign to get it built in texas.
the heart of the rio grande valley. this is the busiest stretch in recent years for illegal crossings. his visit comes amid the shutdown breakdown. the blowup inside the white house situation room yesterday. it comes as tomorrow the u.s. is set to tie the record for the longest shutdown in history. president trump bound for the border, leaving the nation's capital in turmoil after talks to end the shutdown, now in its 20th day, collapsed? >> our meeting didn't last long. >> the president walking out of a contentious 20-minute closed door meeting with democrats in the white house situation room. democrats say the meeting fell apart when president trump asked house speaker nancy pelosi whether she would agree to fund a border wall in exchange for reopening the government. >> he said if i open up the government, you won't do what i want. a few minutes later he sort of slammed the table and when leader pelosi said she didn't
agree with the wall he walked out and said we have nothing to discu discuss. >> reporter: the president calling the meeting a total waste of time adding when pelosi rejected his waste of a wall, he said bye-bye, nothing else works. >> the president made his position clear that there will be no deal without a wall. there will be no deal without the priorities the president has put on the table. >> reporter: the breakdown sparking new concerns among moderate republicans who want the government to reopen. susan collins with lester holt. >> i'm worried about what the end game is. this cannot be allowed to go on forever. >> reporter: still, the president insists his party is behind him. >> we have tremendous republican suppo support. >> reporter: president trump's southern border visit is designed to highlight what the white house has claimed is a national security crisis. >> a humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border. >> reporter: in fact, government
figures show border apprehensions are down from their peak in the early 2000s. the white house also under fire for citing a humanitarian crisis as part of its argument for the wall. and while the number of crossings by families with children and unaccompanied children has gone up between october 2017 and november 2018, critics blame the president's own policies for that increase, particularly the administration's move to forcibly separate migrant families at the border, a policy the white house has abandoned. president trump scheduled to get a briefing about boarder security. it's also a region where 25 miles of new wall has already been funded by the federal government, set for construction to begin, he will be visiting the city of mcallen which is one of america's safest cities, the heart of a fierce debate over whether there is a border crisis home. da and savannah, back to you. >> peter, thank you. >> now to capitol hill where it's two words, kasie hunt. now what?
you have both sides dug in, nobody wants to budge. how does this end? >> it's completely unclear at this point, savannah, the incentives for both sides are simply to dig in. the democrats have no incentive to say okay mr. president, we'll give you what you want. our polling shows the american people are with them. they don't think the government should be shut down for this border wall. there are some behind-the-scenes negotiations between jared kushner, the president's son-in-law, lindsey graham and a small group of senators to expand these negotiations to perhaps include some things that democrats want like protections for dreamers, kids brought here through no fault of their own and who have troubled legal status but at this point it isn't clear democrats want to play ball on that and this is still in the president's court at the end of the day. he has really backed himself into a corner here. >> there is pleasure on both
sides come tomorrow when it's the first day people aren't getting their paychecks. it's also the longest stretch we've had one of these shutdowns, right, kasie? >> that's right, the pain that americans will be feeling is something that hasn't necessarily found its way here to capitol hill yet although it's starting to. we heard from government workers who came up with democrats. they were asked for a show of hands who among them supported this wall in exchange for this shutdown. not a single hand went up. we know president trump has said he thinks federal workers are on his side. a different story in washington it seems, hoda. >> and we learned 80% of federal workers are outside washington so we'll see how this develops. casey, thank you. moving on to the powerful winter storm set to sweep across the country. it will bring snow and ice and bitter cold to millions of people. al roker has been tracking this.
mr. roker, what's up? >> another system, first we have some lake-effect snow making its way down into the northeast and parts of new york. snowfall amounts fairly light. near from two to six inches of snow in northern new england. here's the next big system coming out of texas. rain in the southern plains but late-day snow developing into missouri, indiana, ohio and the mid-atlantic. into saturday the rain stays down to the south through southeast. secondary low develops but we think because of this high pressure that will depress the snow line down into new jersey, washington, and the mid-atlantic but if that high breaks down, we could be looking at more significant snow. here is what we look for impact wise through sunday night. anywhere from six to nine inches of snow central missouri into indiana. we have a lesser amount, about two to four inches as we make our way to the east and then we get into the appalachians.
we're talking about heavy bands of snow for the west virginia mountains, anywhere from six to nine inches and we could see winter weather advisories for washington depending on the track of the storm. we'll continue to track it for you as well. guys? new jersey leader kim jong-un says he is committed to a second summit with president trump. kim told chinese president ching he wants to, quote, achieve results that will be welcomed bety international community. kim renewed his commitment to denuclearization. in the meantime, the president said negotiations were already under way for a location for their next summit and that the announcement would be made in the future. >> craig joins the table, another story getting attention. police in arizona are investigating a disturbing case. a woman in a coma for more than a decade gave birth at a nursing facility. morgan chesky is in phoenix with more. good morning. >> craig, good morning.
this horrific case focusing on the employees at hacienda. every male employee is now a potential suspect and police have obtained the search warrants to test their dna. hacienda health care shaken by a crime that took nine months to discover. a 29-year-old woman in a vegetative state for years giving birth date last month to a baby boy. >> she was not in a position to give content to any of this so if anyone can understand that this was a helpless victim. >> reporter: now an intense search under way for the father. police have started taking dna samples from each man who works behind these walls. within hours of the birth, a sex crimes unit took over the case. police learning the woman's last physical exam was back in april. no one on staff reporting a pregnancy until she went into labor. >> it would be very, very tough to believe that medical personnel were seeing her, treating her and couldn't realize that she was eight or nine months pregnant. >> reporter: the company's ceo
bill timmons resigned on monday, its board calling the situation horrifying adding they're cooperating fully are police. hacienda's most recent state inspection ending in six citations. >> this is so unnerving and baffling that it's kind of so lax. >> reporter: carina's daughter jasmine is also a patient at the facility. a brain injury left the 22-year-old in need of full time care. now she says she won't leave her side until this case is closed. >> i worry about all the patients in every facility. this is the reason why something that needs to happen has to happen now. >> reporter: an attorney for the family of the woman sexually assaulted telling nbc news they are outraged, traumatized and in shock by the abuse and neglect of their daughter at hacienda health care. the police turning to the public for help to track down a suspect. >> if anything has anything, if they have information for us that they think might help us in this investigation, we would
like them to come forward, to contact us. >> we're learning when the boy was born he wasn't able to breathe and was in distress but the family's attorney telling us he is in the care of an extended family who loves him. back to you guys. >> truly disturbing story. thank you so much. >> the search is on for an armored truck driver who mysteriously disappeared with $850,000 in cash. a federal arrest warrant has been issued for 29-year-old mark espinoza. he hasn't been seen since december 5. police say espinoza was waiting in the truck while a co-worker made a money drop at a louisville, kentucky mall. when his colleague returned, suppo espinoza and the truck were gone. other news now, major changes expected at the oscars in the wake of the kevin hart controversy. the show now reportedly will be held without a host.
miguel almaguer has the latest. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. the story is making big headlines with the academy awards just six weeks away. producers are said to be scrambling to coordinate the celebrity lineup. the last time this t show went hostless was 1989, a show that was widely panned. for oscar, the show must go on. "variety" reporting for the first time in nearly three decades the academy awards show will have no host, instead taking on a new format -- delegating the role of emcee to a series of stars set to introduce various segments. the producers of this year's show left scrambling to line up top talent to carry on the ceremony now just six weeks away. it comes after comedian kevin hart stepped down as host last month, two days after he was tapped to host. the reason? past comedy routine and tweets
that resurfaced seen as homophobic. hart, who initially refused to apologize appeared to reconsider taking the job last week after an emotional interview with ellen degeneres. >> i've yet to go back to that version of immature comedian i once was. i moved on. leaving here, i'm promising you i'm evaluating this conversation. >> ellen, who hosted the oscars twice saying she called the academy to push for hart to remain as host. >> you should host the oscars and i'll talk you into it. >> that plea going nowhere with hart officially taking his name out of the running. >> i don't have time to prepare and do it correctly. >> reporter: last night on the "late show" with stephen colbert, hart opening up about how he's handled the controversy. >> is there anything about the way you've handled the situation over the last month that you would change if you had a time machine? >> no, i wouldn't change anything. >> really. >> no. >> really? >> no. >> because you didn't apologize
and later you apologized. >> i right now, right, this is me? >> yes. >> i'm over it. it's onions so no matter how many times you keep peeling it it's endless. i apologized, apologized again, apologized before, apologized after that apology. it keeps going. >> reporter: hosting the academy awards was one of hollywood's most sought-after gigs. a-listers from bob hope and johnny carson to whoopi goldberg, steve martin and billy crystal all appearing before one of the biggest audiences in the world. so the question now, what a-list celebrities will share hosting duties? the answer seems to who knows? savannah, back to you. >> now to a fight ng scene on a freeway in australia. dashboard camera captures the moment an overhead sign comes crashing down, lands on the road and topples over crushing the suv you see there.
amazingly the driver suffered only minor injuries. an investigation is you should way into precisely why that sign fell. >> wow. >> hope they're zblok mr. roker, back with the forecast. >> one more thing to worry about when you're driving. let's show you what we have going on right now. out west things are drying out although we have a few showers and snow showers left over in the pacific northwest. it will be mild, gorgeous sunshine through the ohio and mississippi river valleys. sunny but cooler in florida. temperatures 10 to 15 degrees cooler. windy with lake-effect snow. we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds.
good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. here is a live look outside highway 101 in san jose. it's pretty slow moving. we also have low clouds and dense fog all around the bay area. we are going to see that and moving through in patches in san martine, visibility down to about a half of a mile but near 0 in san jose. once that clears out, we are going to get mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. by tomorrow the rain will return mostly during the afternoon. >> and that is your that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you. coming up, inside what could be the world's most expensive divorce. jeff bezos and his wife splitting after 25 years amid reports he has had a girlfriend. >> plus, the american who pulled
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that's going to cause a lot of problems for people heading out the door. it's been very patchy so other spots are completely clear and other areas you can barely see ahead of your headlights. so just be careful about that. once we get this fog clearing around 9:00 to 10:00, we're going to get some sunshine and high temperatures for inland valleys reaching into the upper 50s. we are going to see the rain back tomorrow mostly during the afternoon tapering off on saturday morning. we'll have another storm system moving in on sunday. let's get an update on how that fog is affecting the drive with mike. >> there's berkeley. we can't see it. that's good news, the crash we were going to show you cleared, no crash to show you. west 80 powell. cleared from right lanes, all lanes cleared but jammed from recovery to the toll plaza. toll plaza getting a flood of traffic. that's about the worst of it for the east bay. in fact, that's the worst for the bay.
and, oh, he hits the upright again! that's impossible. >> oh, that was a stunner. that was the game-winning field goal that wasn't. 7:30. cody parkey hitting the crossbar. the one-point playoff loss for the bears to the eagles. every person, i don't care what team you root for, your heart went out to this young man. >> that hurt. >> after this game, he said this one would sting for a while. how is he feeling about it now? what's his message to all those on social media who are so quick to pile on? we're going to find out tomorrow
on "today." cody is going to join us live for an exclusive interview. you're probably going to give him a big hug. >> i am going to give him a big hug. >> maybe not for the reasons you're thinking. >> no, no, no. i'll say, you know what, good for you. you're out there. you're playing. you're in the arena. go for it. >> give him a go eagles, too. >> no, i'm not. no, no. we are going to begin this half hour with a check of the headlines. president trump will travel to mcallen, texas, today to visit a border station. he's trying to bolster his case for a border wall after a meeting fell apart over his funding demands. >> he said, you -- if i open the government, you won't do what i want. when leader pelosi said she didn't agree with the wall, he just walked out and said, we have nothing to discuss. >> the president on twitter calling the meeting, quote, a total waste of time. adding, when pelosi rejected his request for a wall, he said, bye-bye.
nothing else works. salad lovers, you can breathe easier. that romaine lettuce e. coli outbreak is officially over, according to federal health officials. they say nobody has become ill since december, and all potentially affected lettuce is off the shelves now. in total, 62 people got sick here in the u.s. the outbreak traced to farms in california. american women are having fewer babies. a new government report released this morning shows the fertility rate in 2017 was 16% below what's needed for a population to replace itself. just two states, south dakota and utah, had fertility rates above the replacement level. washington, d.c. had the lowest fertility rate. experts say a combination of several factors is to blame, including changing economics and delays in childbirth by women pursuing jobs and education. >> fascinating. we'll start with what could be the most expensive divorce in history. amazon's ceo, jeff bezos, the world's wealthiest man, and his wife of 25 years reporting
they're splitting. joe fryer has the story. >> good morning. jeff bezos amassed a staggering $137 billion fortune. he said it was his wife's support that helped him start the business in the first place, which means she could land on the list of the world's richest people, right next to him. >> reporter: the richest couple in the world going their separate ways this morning. amazon ceo jeff bezos and his wife, mackenzy, announcing their divorce on twitter, saying, we plan to continue our shared lives as friends. we're lucky to have found each other and are grateful to each of the years we've been married to each other. the announcement coming amid reports that bezos is in a relationship with former news e age anchor lauren sanchez. their time together has seemed to evolve. the couple looked friendly
together at a golden globes aft after-party. sanchez is also reportedly divorcing her husband of 13 years. nbc news has not confirmed that the two are dating. jeff and mackenzie bezos first met in 1992, working at a new york hedge fund. mackenzie told "vogue," my office was next door, and all day, i listened to that fabulous laugh. how could not not fall in love with that laugh? two years and a marriage later, amazon was born. jeff remembered the moment during an interview with "business insider" last year. >> i went to her and said, i want to quit my job, move across the country, and start this internet bookstore. even before she could say, what's the internet, she said, great, let's go. >> reporter: mackenzie took on the role as accountant for amazon in the first year, a business started in their gar e garage, evolving into an empire.
jeff is estimated to be worth $137 billion, according to "bloomberg," earning him the title of richest man in the world. his portfolio extending beyond amazon to the "washington post" and rocket company blue origin. according to cnbc, most of the money is tied up in amazon's stock, but there's still plenty to fund a lavish lifestyle. the couple is said to own several multi-million dollar homes across the country, reportedly with a jet worth $65 billion to get to all of them. the question now is, what happens to all of those prime assets? washington state, the couple's home base, is a community property state, meaning the massive fortunate could be split 50/50. it isn't clear if they have an agreement that would say otherwise. if mackenzie does, in fact, get half, she could become the richest woman in the world, a settlement that could make history. it is not clear how the divorce will impact jeff bezos' net
worth or his stake in amazon. company shares were up slightly at the end of the day wednesday after the divorce announcement. back to you guys. >> all right, joe. jaw-dropping numbers there. thank you very much. we turn to mr. roker. get a check of the weather. >> well, we have much colder air coming in. it's going to start to feel a little more like winter. in fact, we have this winter cold. out west, it is fairly warm. look at these temperatures. billings, montana, 51. omaha, 41. chicago, you're 26 degrees. that's six degrees below average. tampa, 11 degrees cooler than usual with a high of 60. for tomorrow, wind chills, 11 in cleveland. 9 in new york city. 23 in louisville. omaha will feel like 21. as we move into saturday, that cold air, look at this, the wind chill of 6 below in watertown. detroit will feel like 17. 27 in d.c. boston, feels like 3 degrees. rest of the country, windy with .
good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we are waking up to patchy fog. we can even see a layer of fog over san jose with the sun rising overhead. beautiful start to this thursday morning. we'll get some sunshine once that fog clears. then as we go into tomorrow, our next storm system approaches with mostly cloudy skies. by late in the afternoon we'll see light rain moving in. heavier rain reserved for the evening commute that will continue into your early saturday morning. >> that's your latest weather. though >> thank you. carly claw joins us with the remarkable story of the air and space museum's first female director. the phenomenon that was and still is the sopranos. the cast reunion on the 20th anniversary of the hit show's premiere. the new royal duties being given to duchess meghan markle. we are live in london with the overnight details on that. first, the american behind that historic feat at the bottom
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alone. >> the journey was considered impossible. we're thrilled to have collin here for an interview. but first more on his incredible journey. collin o'brady achieving the impossible. >> the sorriyest thing i've ever done. >> overcome emotion by becoming the first person to cross antarctica solo and unaided. he started this journey november 3rd completing his 932 trek after 54 days. so strength youous he lost 20 pounds. he captured his epic trek in video diaries given exclusively to nbc news. from pure and unbridled joy -- to moments of self-doubt. >> trying to hold it together. >> and hold it together he did, even despite white out
conditions. and raging storms forcing him to take cover inside his tent. >> man, that was really intense. >> he edged out another competitor louis rugg once in the lead by two days. stakes were high. one person died before o'brady's attempt. it's a remarkable feat for o'brady who ten years ago he was severely injured in a fire that left burns on a quarter of his body. that didn't stop him. >> riding high now. >> in 2016 he completed the explorer's grand slam in a record 139 days climbing to the tallest peak on all seven continents, mt. everest included. o'brady is a master class in athleticism, resilience and human potential. collin o'brady, we're in awe right now. >> that's your resume. >> before we get into how did you this. how are you today?
you're back here. >> it feels good after looking at these clips. . nice to have a t-shirt on, sitting indoors. haven't been home yet. i'm tired. great to be here. >> we have your home away from your home right here which is your sled. we have so many questions. like logistics. the weight was very important. you're pulling this sled across. how did you plan for this? how did you pull it off >> a year in the planning or even more. my wife is a huge part of this. she's my business partner, fellow dreamer. we together figured out the logistics. there were 375 pounds in that sled mostly food and fuel and, yeah, a lot goes in figuring out the details. >> you said you brought just two pairs of socks and no change of underwear. >> i'm getting no resupplies with no aid no kites. with that being important every ounce is too much. >> but now how did you transmit
because you did instagram posts. how did do you that. no wi-fi down there? >> it was important for me to share the story with the world. i had a sat phone. sent instagram photos every night. >> we saw the high moments. but there were those dark and scary moments. when you see the vastness you really are all alone out there. when you were at your lowest, what did you tell yourself to make it through that moment? >> my mantra has been this too shall change. i realize everything is changing. even though i'm alone people all over cheering me on. through my nonprofit we had school kids tuning in. that kept me going. made me feel like i wasn't alone to tap into energy of other people cheering me on. >> you've walked across that most of us will never ever see. what was that like? we know cold. snowy. is it windy?
are there any mountains. is it just a sea of white? >> some mountains on the coast. mostly a sea of white. 24 hours of daylight. average temperature is minus 25 degrees as you saw there. windy clips, sometimes 50, 60 mile-per-hour clips blowing me off the feet. immense blank white allows for the mind to relax and interesting journey. >> did you ever wonder like am i lost, am i going in circles? it's just a sea of white out there. >> absolutely. the navigation is challenging. i had a compass i had down here. if it was sunny i could see further and see shadows. in white out for 15 hours all i could do is stare at my compass. >> old school with a compass. >> how much did you let yourself think about this. the last person who attempted this feat didn't make it. never came back. >> unfortunately, he passed away a few years ago attempting this. the dangers are real. it's a very challenging, harsh
place. >> let's dig into your psyche for a second. you've done so many things. why did you feel this was something that you wanted to do? what was it? >> i'm passionate about unlocking human potential, finding my limits. i was burned in a fire ten years ago, told i would never walk. to use these legs that would never to be done before. it wasn't for me. i think of this as an art project i'm putting in to the world to inspire others. when they want to innovate, create, dream big, that what they set their minds towards they can achieve anything. >> we're blown away by the internal f jaal fortitude to ma trek. did you boil water? what is this? tell us what you ate. >> i had some custom food made by an amazing sponsor. it's called the collin bars right here. this is all whole foods ingredients. it's coconut oil, it's cashew,
nuts and seeds. there's about 1,000 calories. >> get fit today. i can't eat this. >> eat this through the middle of the day when you're hungry, you're burning 10,000 calories a day. i ate this. >> let's give a shout out to your girl jenna. >> thank you. world's best wife. she's incredible. >> did she tell you not again. >> she's amazing. world's best wife but more than that. she's a savvy business woman. the amount of work she puts in behind-the-scenes is incredible. >> look at your face. >> seems like you guys you found each other. that's a match right there. >> i'm really lucky. i can't believe it. i'm glad you guys got to try it. >> congratulations. >> just ahead the "sopranos"
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right now as we come up on 7:56, we still have some dense fog across parts of the bay area. we are seeing a little bit better in dublin but that fob has been drifting around creating in some spots near zero visibility. we are going to see this for at least the next couple of hours. then as it clears we'll get sunshine for the afternoon. no worries about rain today but tomorrow our next storm system will be moving again. we'll start to see the first wave of scattered showers late morning into early afternoon but some of the heavier rain will be here in time for tomorrow evening commute. still some waves of rain in the forecast for friday night into saturday morning but then by the afternoon we should see that activity tapering off. we are going to see another storm system moving in on sunday with more active weather early next week. let's get an update on how that fog is impacting the commute
with mike. >> had to move the cameras so you could see from the top of the building. traffic flowing well but the view not great from the rooftop. south bay, highlighted orange. the south bay has been swamped by fog this morning and drifts all over the area. northbound routes continue to build slow but no major crashes down here. the sun comes up, really reflecting off the fog. east bay, smooth drive but still slow down the east shore freeway. back to you. >> happening now, scientists found a way to hack photosynthesis, a process they use to turn sunlight into food. if the research plans out scientists may have a way to grow plants bigger and faster. speaking of plants, don't worry. you can see romaine lettuce again. cdc saying after three months the e. coli was over. the bacteria was traced back to adams brothers farm in santa maria. we'll have more updates coming up in the next 30 minutes. i'm marcus washington.
is moving into the bay area. kari hall is tracking the series of storms as you make your weekend plans. plus: when it comes to debit paragraph another round of wet weather in the bay area. >> kari hall tracking storms as you make your weekend plans. >> plus when it comes to debit card fraud, one thing you can do to protect your pin. >> join us tomorrow from 4:0030 to 7:00 a.m. 7:00 a.m.
. it's 8:00 on "today." border bound. president trump heading to texas today, expected to meet with those on the front lines of border security after a heated meeting with white house leaders. >> what leader pelosi said she didn't agree with the wall, he walked out and said we have nothing to discuss. >> what does this mean for the 800,000 federal employees waiting on a paycheck? we're live with the latest. >> plus, ready for takeoff, carly is here to share the inspiring story of a remarkable woman, paving the way for future generations of scientists and explorers. >> i want to inspire that girl to come to the museum and say i can run the air and space
museum, even more, i can be the first girl to walk on mars. >> and star power. actress kate hudson is here to talk live about her new gig as getting a lot of buzz. our own harry smith meets up with the cast of the sopranos now celebrating a milestone. and fresh off the golden globes, andy sanberg is here to talk about life in the 99. today, thursday, january 10th, 2019. ♪ even if i could >> from the university of maryland! >> oklahoma state university, go pokes. york college of pennsylvania! >> good morning. i'm from wisconsin. and today i'm celebrating my 34th birthday! ♪ >> we are minnesota nice. >> i'm from florida. i want to wish happy birthday to
my sweet baby. >> we're from michigan to meet savannah and hoda! >> and hello. right back to you. welcome back on this thursday morning. we're so happy that you're with us. how about people sending in videos? >> it's working. who didn't know? >> we want to see you in that open. again, there is an easy way to do it. >> yeah. all you do, you record a video, give us a shoutout. tell us where you're watching from and upload it. we'll find it and put you on tv. >> going to be cool. >> we have a busy morning. we're going to get to your news. president trump takes his fight for a border wall to texas today, just after new talks on the funding wall ending the government shutdown blew up. peter alexander joins us from mcallen, texas, with the latest on this. peter, good morning. >> good morning to you. this is the type of steel barrier the border president trump is talking about when he says he wants to build that wall, making the trip to texas as we speak aboard air force one. he'll land here later this
afternoon. he comes to texas, the heart of the rio grande valley, the busiest stretch in terms of illegal crossings in recent years. it's going to be a significant day. the president is going to go to the rio grande, get a briefing on border security. it comes at a crucial time amid that shutdown breakdown, the breakup of the meeting inside the white house situation room where the president walked out after he had asked nancy pelosi the democratic house speaker if she would agree to fund a wall if he agreed to reopen the government. she said no. he left. simply saying, bye-bye. he would later tweet it was a waste of time. pelosi calling him petulant. chuck schumer said he had a temper tantrum which he this morning is disputing. all of it is bad news for the 800,000 federal workers who tomorrow for the first time will will not get a paycheck. tomorrow also marking a tie for the longest shutdown in u.s. history. if this stalemate sticks. the president arriving here today. when asked about the pain being
you suffered by the workers, he talked about the pain of those who lost loved ones to illegal immigrants. hoda? >> all right. peter alexander in mcallen, texas. thank you. storm is ready to rollout of texas and dump a mass of snow and ice all the way to the east coast. winter storm watches are out for tens of millions of people. the storm could drop more than a half foot of snow in st. louis before it heads towards the atlantic. temperatures, they're going to plunge. 10 degrees below average expected. so perhaps get ready for weekend of shoveling icy roads. we'll check in with al in a minute. >> big news from britain overnight. queen elizabeth is giving up some of her royal duties. she's handing them off to the duchess meghan markle. we have a reporter in london with a look at her new responsibilities. hello. >> hey, craig. good morning. this has been a tough few months for the duchess of sussex, criticized by anonymous sources, hopefully this -- these announcements are a sign of
strong support from the queen herself. >> the organization's reflect causes and issues close to her heart h the arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare. today she paid a visit to smart works. >> a community i'm so drown to. >> a charity that helps unemployed and vulnerable women returning return to work and change their lives. >> things they don't realize they have as an asset comes out naturally in conversation. share that. >> yeah. >> another organization is the national theater. handed over to her by the queen herself. a significant sign of the queen's faith in meghan markle that she is giving her such a prestigious position. an actress herself has already been seen in theaters enjoying a royal variety show and a performance of the hit "hamilton." an association to promote universities and animal rescue
charity round out the four. she has been involved in the hot kitchen, a project to provide food and communities for families who lost their homes in a major fire. >> on a personal note, i'm especially grateful because this is my first project. to so i appreciate your support in the vision i had for this and seeing it come to fruition. >> and she all smiles over christmas, knocking down rumors of a rift between her and kate. they have enjoyed a game of scrabble together on christmas day. she clearly enjoying pregnancy with an ever growing bump and estimates of an early spring birth. harry and meghan markle will be living in a cottage around the corner from where they sell bralt brated their wedding in windsor and she may give birth at a hospital close to windsor. i'm not saying that there are not difficult times in the palace behind me. at times there has been
exaggerated by newspapers and maybe just maybe the real tension is between william and harry which leaves you wondering what would diana say? >> all right. thank you over the pond for us. thank you. l. there's a new commercial that caught our eye. you'll see why. [ speaking foreign language ] >> there she is. baby chenko, adorable head of hair burst on to the scene eight months ago. she became a viral sensation. she's now 1. she is starring in her own commercial. her mom says her hair sends a positive message that it's okay to look a little different. the commercial even claims that her hair has the power to move people forward. so how about that little --
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formerly known as weight watchers. she was invited to the party by someone you may recognize. >> welcome to ww. >> hi. thank you. i'm so excited. >> everybody has a reason to get healthy. kate, what's yours, for joining ww? >> well, oprah, my why is really my kids and my family and longevity, wanting to be here as long as i possibly can. >> just facetiming with oprah. >> besties. >> adorable. >> that was such a moment for me. i was like, what? when they called, epa roprah wao welcome you by facetime, yeah. are you asking me? she can call any time. no, it's been great. this whole experience has been really amazing. >> we want to talk about the ww stuff in a second. >> yeah. >> we have to talk about that adorable baby. >> little girl. >> how old is she? >> she's just three months. she turned three months on the 2nd. we were just talking before we
started airing about, i'm in the breast-feeding constantly now. i'm trying to figure out how to balance the breast-feeding and the work. >> yeah. >> which is always a mother's -- >> every mom goes through it, especially working moms, going back to work. >> even moms that have multiple kids. it's just hard. the pumping. look, i have one friend who is like a milk machine. you know what i mean? i wish i was a milk machine. i'm not. i need to pump, and i need to be on it. >> you have a baby that sleeps through the night. i mean, that's amazing. >> congratulations. >> three months. >> thank you. >> that's a miracle. >> now, you have older boys. >> yes. >> ryder is a teenager now? >> 15. >> oh, my gosh. >> did you always know you wanted to have another baby, or is this one of life's delicious surprises? >> i thought four to six kids. when i was really little, i thought, you know. when you come from a big family, i think it is just -- you kind of -- well, maybe it's the opposite. you either don't want kids or you want a lot of kids. i always thought i'd have --
yeah, you know. at one point, i was like, maybe i'm done. then i met danny, and i was like, all right, well, he's -- i have to pop them out for him. >> do you think there may be more on the way? >> i don't know. i mean, if it works out that way. >> all right. >> he needs a boy, right? his own boy. >> how are the older kids about the new baby? >> oh. >> in love? >> oh, yeah. i mean, it is also really interesting when it is 15. bing, he's seven years from roni. 15 years and a newborn is really quite amazing to watch. it is like a completely different generation. you realize, my son looked at me and goes, mom, when i'm 30, she's going to be just turning 16. >> oh, my word. >> i thought, how am i going to be with that? it's wild, that i'll have a 30-year-old kid and a child in high school. >> a lot of people struggle after giving birth. the one thing they're thinking
of is, how am i going to lose the baby weight, what am i going to do how much was that on your mind? >> i think that's why i'm here talking about this. for me, that's something that -- my struggle is not in weight loss, right? it's about -- mine is about staying healthy, trying to stay focused and balanced on being healthy. one of the things about this new kind of, you know, reimagining of ww is that it is not just about weight. it's about wellness. that, to me, is, you know, something that -- for me, it is all about support. you always need a support system, whether it be, you know, a trainer, a best friend, an app, right? everyone is looking to know, how do we get motivated? how do we stay motivated? that's the number one thing people always ask me. then when i met oprah. >> just like saying her name.
i can tell. >> so o and i, we -- no. but with the ceo, mindy, who is this rock star female ceo who i'm madly in love with, we were talking about what weight watchers was and what ww is becoming. it was exciting and inspiring to me, to kind of come on board and spread the message. >> there are people out there who are like, kate hudson is like perfect now. she can't possibly know what that's like. >> that's sweet. i don't think that's -- i think that's exactly why i'm here. >> yeah. >> you know what i mean? that's part of the myth busting of what is ww. it's a community for people to understand their health better, wholistically. where do we go to practice mindfulness? where do we go to understand the foods we're putting into our body? where do we go when we fall off the wallen agon and we need to back up again?
where is this, that i can do any kind of diet? ww is not a diet. it is really a lifestyle. you could be on mediterranean diet. you could be vegan. you can be anything and be a part of the community. it is really like something that i think -- it is nice to be able to talk about it in a way that, you know, my grandmother's ww is different than the ww today, right? >> right. >> it is a great, fun thing to be a part of. it is an amazing thing to discover. for us at fabletics, that now, for me, has been five years. >> yeah. >> the community of women in activewear are looking, how do i get started on my health? it is always, for me, number one, food. >> you're turning 40 soon, right? the big 4-0. >> yes. >> how are you different, do you think, as a mom? >> as a mom? >> you were 25 when you first became a mom. >> 24.
>> 24. how do you think you are different, will be different? we all change. >> definitely more responsible. >> she says laughing. >> i'm definitely a better parent. i'm not messing up rani as much as i messed up ryder. no, i think that i'm definitely -- my life is just different, you know? i'm doing different things. ryder and i had this seven years of nomad gypsy life, and it was amazing. he have attached to my hip. we traveled the world. he came everywhere with me. we were shooting movies. you added another one into the mix, and it became a little more challenging. i tried to do that, and i realized, i had to hunker down at home a little bit more. now, i have a really good balance of how to, you know -- and, honestly, it's like trial and error, isn't it? the first one is the -- >> the beginning.
>> it's true. >> we're so happy for you. >> thank you for coming to see us. >> thank you. >> congrats on everything. >> good to see you. we'll head over to mr. roker for the latest on the weather. >> we have lake-effect snow making its way to the eastern great lakes. we have snow also, but it'll be nice and mild in the rockies, all the way down into the gulf good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're dealing with dens fog. in some parts of the bay area, visibility down to zero. really dense fog moving through. that may impact your drive to school or work this morning. make sure you slow it down. once the fog clears, we'll get sunshine later on today. dry weather across the bay area. highs noti s in the upper 50s. tomorrow, our next storm system will be arriving, bringing in some rain, starting out late morning and continuing through saturday morning.t weather. >> al, thank you. this snuck up on us. can you believe "the sopranos"
debuted 20 years ago today on hbo? >> it was a hit with fans and critics. it changed tv forever. harry, you had the best assignment imaginable. >> not bad. hung out with 13 of the cast members last night. >> wow. >> you think of what that show meant. >> yeah. >> well, let's hear from the folks who actually portrayed the characters. >> we need a moment. big boy is not here. a little moment for our jimmie. >> amen. >> absolutely. >> he's here. >> yeah, he's here. he is here. >> reporter: the moment for james gandolfini, who died six years ago. he was the heart and soul of this extraordinary cast. >> someday soon, you'll have families of your own. and if you're lucky, you're remember t going to remember the little moments, like this. >> have you all been together at all in the last five, six, seven, ten plus years? >> no. >> nope. >> really?
>> i wouldn't go near these people. >> who, of you, show of hands, knew from the get go that this was going to be as big a show as it turned out to be? one, two, three, four. why did you think? >> i watched the pilot. i literally jumped for joy. i said, this is the best thing i've seen. >> edie, did you think this thing had any chance at all? >> i never know. i had been wrong so many times about things i thought were great, that nobody else could case less about. >> i thought david hated me in the audition. he looked so bored. then i walked out, and i figured i didn't get it. i was like, well, he's not even italian, this chase. he's some white guy. turns out, he is italian. >> right. >> go on. go. go into the ham and take the carving knife. stab me here. here! now. >> you know, who is going to
believe thinks italian mother? you know, that's my mother. >> talk to me about scenes you did with james gandolfini. >> you people don't have any idea how great it was to work with james gandolfini. he was the best. >> as i said a thousand times, you'd do a scene with james gandolfini, walk away a better actor. >> do you want to pick one scene, to say, that's me and jimmie at our best? >> for some reason, the first thing that comes to mind, there was a scene where he and i were in a lawn chair in the backyard by the pool. it was a tender but sopranos-esque, in that it wasn't loving. it was the day in the life of a long-term couple. >> just in my life, you are my life. >> are you in the mafia? >> i think when we did the college episode, it was like the
first time that i really had a lot of one-on-one with time, with at love heavy dialogue, a lot of scenes. i remember him saying to me, just -- he could tell i was nervous. he said, just look in my eyes and and trust me. >> i love you. >> i love you, too. look, it is impossible for me to talk to a psychiatrist. >> when he'd finish his four or five-page monologue, he would be so happy when the cameras would turn around, that he would like strip and dance and take his clothes off. you know, like get all crazy. i'd be like, hello! i have to do my lines here. >> i thought you were a law man. what are you doing eating sushi? >> on the golf course, when he insulted me, what did i do? you do things, and everybody cracks up. then he made me cry when he said -- i can't even say it.
he said, don't you love me? >> i remember that. >> don't you love me? >> is a night like this bittersweet? >> yeah. >> yes. >> it was like this invisible bubble around us. i feel like every hug is a little longer. >> one, two, three. >> he's very, very missed. >> i can tell you, on behalf of robert and i, the way that he would check up on us behind the scenes, that we found out later, the care he felt and the responsibility he felt, to make sure we were okay, you don't find very often. it's really special. >> watching out for you. >> yeah. ♪ >> when people talk to you about the last episode, what do they say? >> most of them think that tony and the entire family were killed. i always saw it as, life just went on. >> did you know he was going to cut it where he cut it? >> i never knew what was going on. that's the truth. i really didn't.
i didn't know what it meant, if it meant anything. i was just so grateful to be a part of it in any way. we were part of a cultural moment. ♪ don't stop >> wow. >> sociopath, the psychiatrist, a family drama, a mob show, a comedy. >> yeah. >> changed tv forever. >> oh, my gosh. >> the history of television. >> to see all these years later, also how raw it is, how viscerally they feel for james gandolfini, who was the heart beat of the show. >> one of the actors said last night, you work with gandolfini, and he'd say, you want another take? it is your turn. nobody does that. >> that generous. >> he had this whole sense of caring about the entire ensemble. >> amazing. >> i mean, that's part of the success of the show. >> without question. >> you'll have more coming up on the third hour? >> lots more. >> yes! >> can't get enough. guys, ahead, karlie kloss is
here, talking about young women reaching the stars. andy samberg on the golden globes and the hit show now on nbc. first, your local news. >> good morning, andy. i )m ... happening today -- one of the a very good morning to you. it is 8:26. happening today, one of the suspects in a horrific hit and run is headed to court this morning. oakland police arrested the suspect yesterday. you may recall last wednesday, a 14-year-old boy was riding his bike when he was hit by a car. that car then dragged him four city blocks. graphic cell phone video, shots of the boy on the ground, pleading for help. the man and woman drive off in a car. police are not naming the person they've arrested. but say they're getting close to identifying other people involved. the boy remains in critical condition. let's check that morning commute. if you can see anything, it's foggy out there. >> this is supposed to be palo
alto. you just can't see a lot of it. there's traffic flowing, moving nicely past university. the visibility, that is the concern. lock at the map. we've seen our index really creep up the peninsula to san mateo and into livermore. this will be an issue of visibility for drivers. northbound 101 slow through san jose. affected by the fog. another crash around san antonio that just cleared from the roadway. a smooth drive when the sun comes up reflecting off that fog, that's an issue for san jose. back to you. >> thank you very much. i'll be back with another local news update in half an hour.
8:30 now. it is thursday. it is january 10th. we're just hanging out here with all our friends on the plaza. nice to meet you. it is a cold day, but we have a good group out here. >> thank you so much. >> so happy to be with some of our friends. >> gosh, i have our crowd moment. y'all ready? we have an awesome crowd. there's a wonderful woman out here who has made it a habit of
painting pictures of our dogs. charlie and wrangler. >> wow. >> well, she didn't want sunny to feel left out. >> how about that? >> check it out. we have asta from chicago. what a masterpiece. hello. >> how are you? >> tell us about this painting. >> so i love painting dogs. i painted every single one of the dogs that you've had on the plaza. i knew that it was his birthday this week, and so i added the bandana after i saw your show on monday. >> i think we have a couple pictures of charlie and wrangler, who you painted. do we take these and hang them up in here? >> sure. whatever you want. >> that's nieceat. >> what do you think, sunny? >> i think he's into it. you're talented. we appreciate it. >> i watch you every morning, so you're my family. >> thank you so much. >> love you, honey. how sweet is that? >> great job. thank you. ahead, we've been talking about karlie kloss. she's here. she's going to introduce us to another remarkable woman, the first female director of the national air and space museum.
plus, andy samberg is also here. fresh from those hosting duties at the golden globes. we'll get his take on hollywood's party of the year. also, his take on "brooklyn nine-nine"'s new season and new home here at the peacock. we're excited about that. on the third hour of "today," a warning from a youtube star who hid a mystery illness for years, until her followers helped diagnosis what was making her sick. we are going to meet an amazing kid, using her love of yoga to do good in her community. that's all coming up on the third hour of "today." >> first, the weather. >> i think i saw a snowflake. what is happening? >> actually, lake-effect snow from the great lakes making it here. >> it's a long way. there's no lake around here. right, it came over. i get it now. weather. #weather. >> #that's what we do. cold snap is getting ready to come in tomorrow. heavy snow as the storm system comes out of texas through the
mid-mississippi river valley. snowy travel through the mid-mississippi and ohio river valleys. going to be dry out west. sunshine in the northeast on saturday. sun, s sunday, sunday, some more snow in the mid-atlantic states. it'll be mild in the northern plains. wet weather that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. the fog, the big story this morning. as you get ready to head out. that's a live look outside in san jose. and this is sfo. we're going to have to deal with fog for a little while longer. and we've seen in some spots visibility cut down to near zero. let's just be careful as you drive to work this morning. we well get some clearing today. crier weather. highs near 60. tomorrow, the rain will start to move in by late morning. we'll see more of the heavier rain by late tomorrow evening. >> and that is your latest weather. hoda? >> mr. roker, all right. ahead, we are shooting for the moon with karlie kloss.
♪ we are so happy to have carkarlie kloss here. talked to her over the years, supermodel, and she has a great story. you probably know this year marks the 50th anniversary of the apollo 11 moon landing. the museum holding some of the most precious artifacts is packing up for a big renovation. >> it is a huge overtaking, overseen by the museum's first female director, ellen stofan. she bonded with karlie over their love of space and getting young women interested in science. >> you're the director. do you get goosebumps walking
into the museum? >> when i look at things that have been in space, it never fails to give me goosebumps. >> reporter: it is hard not to get goosebumps at the smithsonian national air and space museum. here's the spirit of st. louis. it is no surprise it is the most popular museum in the country. so it'll be moved. if there is a favorite exhibit for new director dr. ellen stofan, it would be this one. you have a personal connection to the viking lander. >> that's right. because i actually saw the real viking landers launch to mars in 1975. my dad was in charge of the two rockets. they were titan scentars launching the mission to mars. it is an incredible, emotional experience, knowing, destination mars. >> reporter: growing up in ohio, it was hard for stofan to imagine she'd eventually become ana nasa scientist, let alone,e first female head of the
smithsonian national air and space museum. >> at the time, i didn't think of myself working for nasa. everybody looked like my dad. >> reporter: it was that viking mission to mars that changed everything. setting stofan on the path to be a planetary geologist at nasa, working missions to venus and one of the moons. stofan became a chief scientist, helping develop plans to send humans to mars. she started at the smithsonian last spring, a stellar career that wasn't always based on perfect grades. >> there was one subject that tripped you up. which one was that? >> you know, i was really struggling in math. i stuck with it. you know, at times, i got cs in math class. one point, i had a professor say to me, you got a c in the class. i was like, i know. do you believe it? i thought i was going to fail. that didn't go over well. >> a c is a celebration sometimes. >> it is. it is. yet, i talk to kids who think, you have to be the number one in the class. to me, it's more about the passion. if you're passionate about
something, stick with it. don't let a c in math stop you. >> reporter: math isn't stopping these students. participating in a coding program at the smithsonian, targeting middle schoolers. >> how much of you guys think you might want to be future scientists? >> oh, come on. >> me! >> reporter: these students don't have a look very far for a role model. >> people said to me, is it important you're the first woman director? i want to say, no, of course not. women are completely capable of doing anything. but it is important because i want to inspire that girl who comes into this museum to say, i could run the air and space museum, but even more, i could be the first girl to walk on mars. so you can see. >> reporter: running the museum these days is no small task. >> these are the f-1 engines. trying that make sure these engines are in good shape, getting ready to move them into the storage facility. >> reporter: how do you use a saturn f-1 engine? >> carefully. these things are incredibly heavy. >> reporter: the air and space museum is just starting to pack up for a seven-year, $1 billion
renovati renovation, and this is no average moving job. what's happening here? >> so all the artifacts you see in front of you were part of the apollo program. >> reporter: wow. >> you can see the care we're taking with the artifacts. these are preserved for the nation. >> reporter: another display that will be preserved. wow. ellen, this is so cool. my eye immediately goes to this wall of photos. a photo wall in stofan's office, dead nadicated to air and space pioneers that look a little bit more like her. >> whether it's jerry cobb, who was one of the mercury 13, and amazing aviators, from the first african-american pilot to american air hearamelia earhart. these women are carrying on what they started. >> reporter: i love that you're inspired by generations before you. you certainly inspire me and many, many generations to come. so thank you for all that you
do. >> thank you. >> this is right up your alley. >> yes. >> i know how science is so important to you. you've been encouraging young people. this must have been like the thrill of a lifetime. >> near and dear to my heart. he is such a trail blazer and inspiration. it was fun to be a correspondent and have this conversation. >> how did it feel, by the way? >> a different side of the conversation. normally, i'm on the other side. i loved it. she and i share a passion for getting girls and women interested in science and math and s.t.e.m. she actually has a camp. i have code with klossy camps. she has a camp called she can, focused on creating the next generation of female aviatoravi. it's cool. >> thank you for introducing us to her. remarkable lady. >> thank you, karlie. >> for more, you can check out our instagram account. karlie will be sharing more of her experiences. >> thank you. coming up next, another star we love, andy samberg. first, this is "today" on nbc. oh, hello, andy.
♪ golden globe winning show "brooklyn nine-nine" is back for another season. this time, it's made the leap to nbc. >> it follows america's funniest police precinct as they battle crime the only way they know how, with humor. andy samberg stars as detective jake peralta, who recently wed a fellow officer. take a look. >> guess who just got paid, y'all? that's right. we got stacks on stacks on stacks. >> whoa, where's all that cash from? >> well, my brilliant wife found a crazy loophole called wedding insurance. >> it is very common. it's like renter's insurance. >> do we have that, too? >> yes. >> you are a wizard. the point is, we're refunded in full. so, we are going on a super deluxe, five-star mega-baller honeymoon. >> you're not going to the berkshires anymore? >> anywhere who goes there is garbage. >> i was going to take sharon there for a weekend.
>> oh, you're poor. i'm sorry. money changes you. >> andy, good morning. >> morning. >> before we talk about "brooklyn nine-nine," we have to talk about the globes. >> yeah. >> are you exhaling a giant breath of relief? how much it? >> it was fun. it was really fun. it's a wild award show. >> yeah? >> everyone drinks? >> everyone drinks. >> that boozy? it's very boozy. it is very loud. >> yes. >> at home, i think you can tell it's loud, but imagine that times ten. >> don't you want to do crowd control? sometimes, you guys are talking, and people are socializing at their tables. they're doing their thing. >> it is futile. i tried to be like, hey, hey, and everyone was like, eh. >> in the front row, there is nicole and keith. >> oh, yeah. >> aren't you a little freaked out? >> it's also tough to stick to prompter instead of just being like, hey. i see you. >> yeah. >> spike lee. it's the coolest people. >> "brooklyn nine-nine," making its way to nbc, it is a fan favorite. you don't normally see a show that's rescued because the fans
speak out like they did for this show. >> yeah, yeah, it was incredible. >> i mean in 30 hours. >> yeah. we were all freaked out. oh, it is such a bummer because we all love each other. >> yeah. >> we've enjoyed making it so much. then nbc snatched it up. there was a huge swell on twitter. apparently, we were like trending worldwide, which is a phrase. >> we've heard of that. >> it's a thing. lin-manuel miranda, may have heard of him. >> he is a good man. >> he tweeted, renew "brooklyn nine-nine." i only watch four things, and this is one of the things. >> yes. >> that's incredible. >> incredible. i believe the other three things are like "hamilton" on tape. >> exactly. >> mark hamill did the same. we saw those tweets. did you realize they were fans of your show? >> we had sort of heard whispers, that they were fans. a rogue tweet here or there. yeah, i mean, the fact that we had luke skywalker and sean aston, sam wise gamgie, probably my favorite franchises, it was
really cool. and seth meyers. >> exactly. oh, him. i remember actually, it was the globes, you won a globe. >> yeah. >> i remember being there and hearing, and it was like "brooklyn nine-nine." i was like, what is that? i had no idea. >> yeah. >> we've had good luck with critics. the globes do that, especially with comedy. they'll do a new show, and everyone goes, what? >> then they want to check it out. >> then they want to check it out. >> we had terry crews on recently. what is it like working with this guy? he was a force when he came on the show. he was exploding out of his suit. what is it like to work with him? >> he is a snooze. no. >> a big bore. >> terry is perfect because he wakes up at 4:00 and lifts weights. >> yeah. >> works out every day. >> me and him are on the opposite schedule. i show up to work, you know, at 7:30 or 8:00. i'm like, hey, man. he's like, what's up, buddy? i've been pumping iron since 5:00. oh, no, no. don't pick me up. >> don't pick me up.
>> he's the greatest. he is a force of nature. he's so positive, so interested in, like, changing the world for the better and promoting positive energy. it is infectious. he is a wonderful man. >> he does make you want to be a better person. >> yeah. >> he is an inspiring guy, yeah. >> what were you telling us before we came on? >> this is amazing. >> a story about tracing your roots. >> i went on the pbs show "finding your roots." >> what happened? >> i agreed to do it because my mother was adopted and had never known who her birth parents were. she said, if you think you have a chance of figuring it out, do it. she's in our early 70s now. she has tried many times to figure it out and was worried she'd never know. i did it, and they figured it all out. turned out she was half sicilian. >> wow. >> half jewish. we always thought she was adopted from a jewish adoption agency. >> right. >> which i didn't realize, i was watching with my friends, and yorma and his wife, and the adoption thing came up. they were like, it's the adoption agency from three
identical strangers! >> is it the same? >> yes. >> i was like, oh, my god. they were like, that's why you couldn't get information. they didn't want anyone to know about it. i have to look into that now. >> what'd your mom say? about the reveal. >> she and my father flew down. we shot in l.a. she was in the next room. when they started revealing everything, she just broke down sobbing. we had to stop shooting. >> must have been intense. >> so intense. now, she has half-siblings she's been spending time with, cousins. it's been really cool. it is really amazing. >> boy. >> i wish your parents thought this show was as meaningful. we can just promote "brooklyn nine-nine." >> thanks so much, andy. your show premieres tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central here on nbc. >> thanks for having me. >> a busy week. >> i'm about to crash so hard. i'll take a snooze. >> nighty-night. >> blanket, props. up next, watch what happens when lindsay lohan steps back into one of her most famous roles.
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i love that. sunny and his portrait. >> perfect. >> picasso. >> dylan is in for carson this morning, covering pop start. what you got? >> let's start pop start this morning with claire foy. we love her. the actress sat down with ellen degeneres to talk about her work on "the crown" and latest film "first man." ellen was curious as to how many accents the actress could pull off, and tested her skills in a game of heads up. let's see how she did. >> oh, my gosh, so -- >> valley girl. >> okay, i want to have coffee. [ laughter ] okay, i'd like a coffee possibly with -- where am i from? >> i don't know. >> excuse me, do you know the way to the lavatory? >> is that french? >> the toilet?
yes. oh, man. it's raining out. i don't know. it's just too rad. oh, sugar. >> what was that? >> surfer dude. >> i love it. her italian may need some work, but her surfer dude, she nailed it. pretty good for being put on the spot. up next, gwyneth paltrow last night on the "tonight show," she sat down with jimmy fallon and quizzed how goopy he is. turns out, not much, especially when it comes to foam rolling. take a look. >> have you ever foam rolled? >> no. i'm assuming this is what this is here. >> oh, yes. >> i've never roam rolled. are you hitting me over the head with this? what is foam rolled? >> do you want to do it? >> wow. >> roll back that way. >> yeah. something cracked, yeah.
>> keep going? >> keep going. >> all right. >> oh, my god. ow. >> straighten this leg. >> ow. ow! ow! my gosh. >> make some scissor kicks. >> what? i can't hear you. all the fat from my neck is going into my ears. >> i can't even hear you. >> little tough getting into his goopy side. a for effort. it is tough to do. lindsay lohan, 1998, she starred at hallie and ani in "the parent trap." it launched her career. last night on "watch what happens live," she stepped back into the role alongside andy cohen. they reenacted one of the film's famous scenes. >> what's your mother like? >> i never met her, but i know she was really, really beautiful. >> how do you know that? >> my dad had this old picture of her, hidden in her sock drawer. >> you have one old picture of your mum, and i have one old
picture of my dad? this is so freaky. okay. on the count of three, we'll show them to each other. one. >> two. >> three! >> that's my -- >> oh, that's my dad. >> that's my mom. >> that is a photo of andy cohen's parents. >> of course. >> hard to believe the film came out 20 years ago. that's your pop start. >> all right. >> that was weird. thank you, dylan. just ahead on the third hour of "today," more from the "sopranos cast." plus, a remarkable girl doing a whole lot of good through yoga. if you want more stories you'll love all day, today.com/all day. today, we have a legendary qvc host giving us a studio tour of the shopping ta inping channel' set, and revealing what it takes to do the live cooking den knmo the secelery craze, it help
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the first ferry starts leaving from richmond, 6:10 this morning. happening now, president trump visiting the border wall today. federal workers feeling the brunt of the shutdown over that wall. in staten island, utah, hundreds of furloughed federal workers will hold rallies, demanding the government reopen. it's all happening on the 20th day of the partial government shutdown. and a major change for san francisco giants fans. at&t park is getting renamed to oracle park. the team is holding a news conference today toannouncement. the deal is supposed to last 20 years. we'll have a lot weather update for you coming up in about an hour. also join us for our midday news. we'll cover all the day's big events as well. have a great morning. is moving .
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome, everyone. i'm dylan here with al, craig, and jill martin. thanks for joining us this morning. >> jill. >> hope sheinelle is feeling better. >> for her to take off two days in a row. >> she's a workoholic. hope you're feeling better. >> my husband just texted me, brian. he's mad at me because, apparently, he had a dream, and i cheated on him in the dream. now he's not talking to me. >> oh. >> wow. >> hey, that's -- >> does that ever happen, when a dream feels so real, that you wake up in the morning and think -- like your mind is all out of whack? >> two nights ago, i called my