Nearly 48 million people are traveling over the July 4th holiday weekend, with a record 42 million of those going by car. Experts say despite the record high gas prices, traveling by car may still be the most affordable option. NBC’s Tom Costello reports for TODAY.
Friday, July 1
TSA head addresses staffing issues ahead of busy July 4th travel
Ahead of the busy July 4th holiday weekend, TSA Administrator David Pekoske joins TODAY and shares how the agency has prepared for the busy travel season. “Without question, every airport in the country, they can have faith that we’re going to keep our wait-time standards to where they need to be,” he says.
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Why Selma Blair was ‘so thrilled’ to finally receive a diagnosis
Joining TODAY live from Colorado, Sheinelle Jones previews events at the Aspen Ideas Festival, including her interview with actor Selma Blair, who opens up about being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. “I was so thrilled that I was real and that I wasn’t making everything up,” she says. NBCUniversal News Group is the media partner for the Festival