During the fourth Republican presidential debate Wednesday night, Nikki Haley and absent Donald Trump took most of the punches with Chris Christie calling out fellow candidates for ignoring the party’s dominant frontrunner. NBC’s Garrett Haake reports for TODAY.
Thursday, December 7
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‘Yellowstone’ creator sues star Cole Hauser over coffee brand
A legal battle is percolating between “Yellowstone” creator Taylor Sheridan and one of the show’s stars Cole Hauser. Bosque Ranch, owned by Sheridan, debuted a coffee line in June and is accusing Hauser of trademark infringement and false advertisement of his own line that launched in October. NBC’s Chloe Melas reports for TODAY.
Taylor Swift opens up about public opinion, Travis Kelce
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US grounds entire Osprey fleet after deadly crash in Japan
One week after a crash that killed eight American airmen, the U.S. Military said it is grounding its entire fleet of Osprey aircraft. The decision affects hundreds of Ospreys used by the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. A preliminary investigation of last week’s accident points to failure in aircraft, not crew.
Sean Combs responds to lawsuit as fourth accuser comes forward
Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is facing a fourth accusation of sexual assault. The lawsuit by an unnamed woman alleges that Combs and two other men gang-raped her in a New York recording studio 20 years ago when she was 17 and in high school. Combs says he “did not do any of the awful things being alleged.” NBC’s Liz Kreutz reports for TODAY.
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3rd Hour of TODAY
Norman Lear dies at 101: What he said about his legacy
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TODAY with Hoda & Jenna
Nicole Avant on new memoir ‘Think You’ll Be Happy,’ loss of mother
Nicole Avant joins Hoda & Jenna to talk about her new memoir, “Think You'll Be Happy: Moving Through Grief with Grit, Grace, and Gratitude,” which draws its title from the last thing her mother sent her in a text message. She talks about her legacy and how she’s honoring both of her parents after their deaths.
Texas shooting spree leaves at least 6 dead, 3 injured
Robin Thede talks ‘Candy Cane Lane,' making Eddie Murphy laugh
Robin Thede joins Hoda & Jenna to talk about her role as a figurine in the new Eddie Murphy holiday movie “Candy Cane Lane,” which started out as a small part but became a large part of the film. She also shares how her sister kept her from talking until she was about 5 years old. She sticks around to give her take on hot topics!