Macy’s balloons, 2nd chemical plant explosion: TODAY’s top news stories


Macy’s iconic balloons are inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade, and New York City’s police commissioner says he’s “an optimist” about whether they’ll fly despite gusty winds. In other TODAY news stories, some 60,000 people in Texas have been forced to evacuate their homes after a pair of explosions at a chemical plant. See all the top TODAY news in one video.