Tens of thousands of migrants are crossing the border into the United States as part of a surge that started earlier this week. Some migrants said the waves were fueled by rumors that the border was open. NBC’s Tom Llamas reports and Kristen Welker joins with analysis for TODAY.
Friday, September 22
Charter bus heading to band camp crashes in New York, killing 2
A bus carrying high school students from New York’s Long Island to band camp in Pennsylvania tumbled 50 feet down a ravine and into an embankment. The band director and a retired teacher were killed in the crash and at least five students remain in critical condition. NBC’s Emilie Ikeda reports for TODAY.
$10,000 reward offered for suspect accidentally released from jail
UAW vows more workers at more sites will join strike
With little progress toward a deal, the United Auto Workers union is vowing that even more workers at more sites will hit the picket lines in a matter of hours. This comes as leaked messages from a UAW spokesperson appear to talk about using bargaining sessions to “inflict recurring reputations damage and operational chaos.” NBC’s Maggie Vespa reports for TODAY.
Pilot of missing F-35 says ‘aircraft failure’ forced him to eject
Sophie Turner sues Joe Jonas to return their kids to England
Writers and producers inch toward deal to end strike
Boater reunites with Coast Guard members who rescued him
Charlie Gregory was lost 12 miles off the Atlantic coast for nearly two days without a phone or flares as sharks circled his partially submerged boat. After many attempts to flag down passing vessels and helicopters, he was finally rescued by the Coast Guard — and he got to reunite with those who saved him. NBC’s Sam Brock reports for TODAY.