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i'll follow it. >> let's hope whoever is involved is okay. thank you for joining us. the "today" show is up next. >> we'll be back at 7:25 and every half hour after that. go out and have yourself a great day. >> bye-bye. good mni good morning. more victims. a ninth man has come forward claiming he was sexually abused as a boy by a former assistant coach at penn state, as the school orders an immediate investigation that's now threatening the job and the legacy of legendary head coach joe paterno. out of the shadows, another accuser goes public and says she wants to speak out alongside all the women who accused gop front-runner herman cain of sexual misconduct as cain vows to stay in the presidential race. and globetrotter. magnificent in madrid. just what does matt have planned for day three of "where in the
world"? he's about to show us. "today," wednesday november 9th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm ann curry, and matt will fill us in on his day three location of "where in the world" in just a moment. first we want to get to the new developments tied to the child sex abuse scandal at penn state university. nbc's ron allen is at state college, pennsylvania, with more on this. ron, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. there is an emotional debate here at penn state whether coach joe paterno should be forced to resign. his critics say he should have taken charge, been aware of the child sexual abuse allegations surfaced directed at his former
defensive coordinator jerry sandusky. after 47 years as the head of the football team, paer to know has a lot of passionate supporters as well. late tuesday as the clock tower struck an ominous tune, coach paterno supporters gathered on campus as penn state's governing board met. the board issued a statement saying it was outraged by the horrifying details of the grand jury report, promising swift and decisive action. >> we love joe! >> reporter: earlier, as paterno returned home from practice, hundreds of students were there to rally behind their beloved coach. >> okay, god bless every single one of you. >> he's not just a football coach. he's like a father to us, he's a symbol of our pride. >> reporter: paterno seemed to enjoy the adoration and spoke directly to the students. >> i've lived for this place. i've lived for people like you guys, you girls.
>> reporter: he did not answer questions and asked for prayers for the victims. >> you ought to say a prayer for them. it's a tough life when people do certain things to you. >> reporter: paterno's family says he wanted to tell his side of the story at a press conference tuesday. >> i know you guys have a lot of questions. >> reporter: but university officials canceled the event. >> no discussions of the coach about stepping down and as far as he is concerned he will be coaching the team on saturday and looking forward to it. >> reporter: prosecutors have said paterno is not a target of the continuing criminal investigation into his former assistant jerry sandusky, because when told of an alleged attack in 2002, paterno reported it to his boss, the athletic director, one of two high-ranking penn state officials charged with perjury and failing to report the allegations of sexual abuse. sandusky and the two school administrators all insist they are innocent, while some who have covered paterno for years say he could have and should have done more.
>> the answer is that he comes up short on the moral question, and that's a huge deal in a case like this. >> it will take a clean sweep of everybody who's been involved. >> reporter: the mother of a 24-year-old victim is lashing out at pen administrators, telling newspapers, "you see how we were betrayed. words cannot tell you." a note that paterno has decided to retire at the end of the football season. penn state has four games left and his contract was set to end anyway. >> such a tragedy. ron allen, thank you so much for your reporting on this story, which is still developing. we want to make a turn to politics and embattled gop presidential candidate herman cain. he delivered an animated news conference tuesday to address new allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior, and he vowed to stay in the race. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has the story. lisa, good morning. >> hey, ann. good morning. herman cain's strategy of
defiance and denial is not putting out the fire. in fact, his problems appear to be growing. an accuser who previously declined to speak out about specific incidents now says she's ready to talk and is hoping cain's other accusers will join her. >> we will get through this. >> reporter: a defiant herman cain says he doesn't even remember the face or the name of his latest accuser. sharon bialek, who came forward this week to say cain groped her when she came to him for help with a job in the late 1990s. >> the charges and the accusations i absolutely reject. they simply didn't happen. >> reporter: cain's campaign put out the case numbers for a half dozen lawsuits against bialek as well as two filings for personal bankruptcy. he called her a liar and troubled. >> now the democrat machine in america has brought forth a troubled woman to make false
accusations, statements, many of which exceed common sense, and they certainly exceed the standards of decency in america. >> it's a bald faced lie. >> reporter: bialek's lawyer, gloria allred. >> it's not a democratic machine. if it weren't so pathetic, it would be laughable. >> reporter: meanwhile, another accuser is coming forward, a 55-year-old spokesperson for the treasury department publicly confirmed she's the woman who filed a sexual harassment complaint against cain in 1999. her lawyer, joel bennett. >> now that we have more denials, she feels she does have to come forward publicly and relate the specifics. >> reporter: then it says there were multiple incidents and that kraushaar received a financial settlement, reportedly $45,000, but left out the details of what exactly happened. cain says he recalls only one
incident. >> i was standing next to ms. kraushaar, and i gestured near her like this, you're the same height as my wife. she made her accusations. they were found to be baseless, and she could not find anyone to corroborate her story. >> no body of evidence has ever been presented to me that her complaints were baseless. >> reporter: as for the presidential race, cain still maintains he's in it to win it. >> and as far as these accusations causing me to back off and maybe withdraw from this presidential primary race, ain't gonna happen. >> kraushaar says she now wants all four accusers together and publicly spell out exactly what they claim happened to them, but that also is putting her under
press scrutiny. a new report says she also complained of unfair treatment at another job. she confirms that. ann? >> lisa myers, thank you so much. star jones is a former prosecutor and veteran legal commentator, and david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." they both now join us. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning, ann. >> let me start with you. is herman cain fighting fundamental questions about his credibility as much as he's fighting allegations of sexual misconduct? >> i think he is. i think we face the prospect now of a number of accusers coming together at once to lay out a body of evidence, what she described to "the new york times" against herman cain. and, look, he was unequivocal about this, that in the case of this, he didn't know her, nothing inappropriate happened. he said declaratively i've never acted inappropriately at all. there are things verifiable. business bialek said he upgraded her room to a suite, presumably
there's a record to be found, a receipt, perhaps, that could prove whether she's telling the truth or he is. somebody is not. how about the details of the settlement agreement with the national restaurant association? more details about what allegedly occurred? he's given a very cryptic about that. then you're right, credibility becomes a question. >> he's not stepping down, this story is continuing to suck the air out of the narrative of the republican party. does the party now wish he would just go away? >> well there is no grand wizard in the party right now who can really force the issue. i've talked to cain's advisers in iowa, they think their support is still strong there, that it's not falling. there may be cracks in the foundation according to pollsters i'm talking to that his numbers may be starting to shift, but right now core support remains there. they think that holding a press conference like he did will ultimately give some people
peace of mind, but the big "if" here, if nothing else comes up. >> star, about this report overnight from the ap, one of the women who has come out, karen kraushaar, she subsequently in another job of accused a manager of circulating a sexually charged e-mail. could prosting too much affect her credibility? >> i think what it really speaks to is how this particular employee deals with workplace conflict, if you will. she in a new job is particularly sensitive to certain behaviors, and her way of dealing with the conflict is to file a complaint. that's not necessarily negative. it may just be someone who will not take stuff from somebody else. >> meantime, what do you make of his answer to the lie-detector test question? >> you know, i was surprised but then i realized we're not in a court of law, because of course, a lie-detector test would not be valid in a court of law. we're in the court of public opinion, and there's nothing more powerful than waving around i passed a lie-detector test,
but it only matters if the lie-detector test is given under certain circumstances by the right person asking the right questions. >> david, you know politics like nobody else. if these four women come together and have a joint news conference to accuse herman cain of sexual misconduct, can herman cain's presidential candidacy survive? >> there's no question that you're talking about a test of credibility. both the accusers would be evaluated in that way and herman cain will continue to be evaluated. sexual harassment is a very difficult thing to prove. there's no suit that's being filed here right now, so a lot of this as star says will be in the court of public opinion. couple things to keep your eye on. there's a debate tonight in michigan. mitt romney has said these are serious allegations that have to be addressed. some of the other candidates who want to play that anti-romney role are keeping their hands off of herrmann caine is a view according to some of the rivals i've talked to that his supporters will reluctantly come to the conclusion, true or not this is such a distraction ultimately herman cain can't
win. they hope to inherit that support if that comes to pass. >> to be continued. thank you both for joining us. david gregory and star jones. now let's get a check of the rest of the top stories from natalie morales at the news desk. good morning, natalie. >> good morning to you, ann. good morning, everyone. election results are in this morning. in ohio voters rejected a new law that would limit the collective bargaining rights of some 350,000 unionized public workers. labor unions there are calling the news their biggest victory in decades. and in mississippi the so-called personhood amendment that would have declared a fertilized egg a person was defeated. if passed, it would have effectively banned abortion and imposed strict restrictions on in vitro fertilization. the remains of our fallen servicemen and women have not always been treated with dignity when returned to the u.s. at dover air force base in delaware. an air force investigation finds that some of the remains have been inappropriately tampered with or even lost on soefrl cases.
misconduct that workers attempted to cover up. in response, defense secretary leon panetta ordered an independent investigation at the dover mortuary. new revelations this morning weeks after the collapse of the news of the world amid a phone hacking scandal. a former british police officer is coming forward saying he was fired by the defunct tabloid to spy on prince william starting back in 2006. detectives were reportedly hired to tail more than 100 others until the paper was shut down this summer. the european markets dropped this morning despite the news that italian prime minister silvio berlusconi will resign after imminent economic reforms are approved.ria bartiromo is i rochester, michigan weather more. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. thank you very much. the major averages in europe tonight down about 2% to 4% this morning, really on new questions about who will lead italy once silvio berlusconi steps down.
we have the debt crisis there, considered too big to fail because italy's problems will impact the rest of the region. so the uncertainty over who will take berlusconi's place has markets rattled this morning. that's the issue internationally. we're also looking at similar issues in the u.s. this morning, because we are getting ready for the big debate tonight here in michigan. i'll be co-moderating the gop candidates tonight and we'll hit on many issues including debt but most importantly jobs, tax reform, the regulatory environment as well as the international story where america fits into that. that's tonight on cnbc at 8:00, natalie. >> we'll be watching, maria. thanks so much, there in rochester, michigan. you may not have noticed it but last night we had a near miss with an asteroid. the aircraft carrier-sized space rock missed us by just 200,000 miles, that's just a hop, skip and a jump in space terms, even closer to us than the moon, whipping by at 29,000 an hour, it ended quickly and safely but
with plenty of amazing videos and pictures. that is pretty cool. it is 7:14, back to ann, matt, and al. we were fast asleep, missed that. >> i did feel something brush my cheek though. >> but we won't go there. >> let's talk about the weather. >> talking about alaska, we've got a big storm system that's making its way on the western part of alaska. they have evacuations in nome. and places along the west coast. rainfall amounts, snowfall amounts, it's going to be like a snowacane. 10 to 18 inches of snow. closer to home we have a big storm system bringing rain and snow. we're going to look at that in the next it's a cold start out there. temperatures near freezing, especially up in the north bay. meanwhile we have the 40s in the south and east bay and along the
peninsula. grab the jacket, but something you can take off later on. 70 degrees, nice and warm later today. temperatures will stay on the mild side as we head through tomorrow, and then we've got a lot of rain on the way for the second half of your day. keep that in mind. we'll have the bank of the west seven-day in just moments. >> and that's your latest weather. we bring back in natalie because with a mix of envy and curiosity, it is time to ask the question, where in the world is matt lauer? ♪ where in the world, where in the world is matt lauer ♪ ♪ show me a sign, give me a clue ♪ ♪ drop me a hint and tell me something new ♪ ♪ it's a global mystery ♪ mystery ♪ you've got to watch and see ♪ where in the world, where in the world is matt lauer ♪ >> hey guys, how are you? welcome to wednesday, and let's get right to it, as i left madrid on tuesday, i gave you a clue, it was, it may seem a bit
unlucky, but we're moving ahead without you. we're taking an "l" and welcoming you to this bridge over dry land. you've probably spent a lot of time thinking about it. natalie is still probably trying to answer yesterday's clue. >> i am. >> for the third time this -- >> go ahead. >> go ahead. >> no, you're going to ask us to guess so i'm going to tell you after an hour of googling last night i decided these clues are a plot to throw us off course so there you go. that said looking at the image, i'm thinking maybe you are, you are looking at your watch as well, the bering strait. for no reason. >> l, a big bridge, kuala lumpur, malaysia. >> natalie? >> i'm guessing thailand, moving ahead without you is time change and directional saying taking an l so an l-shape so i'm guessing thailand. >> all right, let's break it down for you. it may seem a bit unlucky but
we're moving ahead without you, unlucky number 13, moving ahead 13 time zones so you guys are right on track there. we're taking an "l" to welcome you refers to the fact that here when they say hello they spell hello h-e-l-o so taking the "l" away and bridge over dry land, what bridge is that? mr. roker pretty good because it's this bridge. >> wow. >> take a look and welcome to day three of where in the world is matt lauer and i am standing on the sky bridge connecting the petronis towers here in kuala lumpur, malaysia. al very proud of you. >> thank you. >> malaysia has been called the crossroads of asia and the birth place of asian fusion. whatever you call it, it's a melting pot, not only of cultures but also a visual image. consider this, on one hand
you've got the tiny fishing villages dotting the coast. on the other hand, you've got lush tropical rain forests and then you've got this, this magnificent modern skyscraper in the middle of a modern city. just let me set the stage for you, i'm about 9,400 miles away from new york city, 8:00 at night on a wednesday here in kuala lumpur. the climate is decidedly tropical. these towers were completed in 199. some say they look like twin rockets out of the episode of flash gordon. i'm standing on the sky bridge, it's 42 stories above the ground, more than 500 feet up in the air and when a lot of malaysians look at the sky bridge they say it reminds them of a gateway to their future. malaysia is about the size of new mexico, a couple of major land masses and a lot of little islands to the north. thailand and eastern malaysia
comes into contact with the northern island of borneo. one thing you'll find out is there is something for everyone. this is a country of infinite contrasts, with the breath-taking beauty of its tropical rain forests, so different from the tiny fishing villages decorating its coast and its modern cities, with shimmering sky lines that feel a lot like wall street, and yet what's most striking here are the people who call this country home. they are as diverse as their land. >> there's such a big integration over here that you actually see a lot of different international costume, different ethnicity mixing in the street alone. >> reporter: 28 there are matt lauer malaysians. in most places you hear a mosque's call grab the jacket, but something seven-day in just moments. next door pay respect to the temple gods and the buddhists down the block begin to chant.
diversity is malaysia. michelle yo is one of the country's most recognizable exports. now an international film star. she was once miss malaysia. >> for me, it is a ghast nomical delight because of the different nas i nationalities. we have the most amazing food so malaysia is really heaven on earth. >> malaysia has been called the birthplace of asian fusion. >> we have malay food, indian food, indian-muslim food. >> helen augh says food is a way of life. >> we love our food. for instance when we greet somebody it's not how are you? it's have you eaten. >> reporter: malaysians have six small meals a day often at hawker stalls. the noodle seller mrs. chu cooks
up breakfast every day in her stall like her ancestors did before her. she is so in demand she's usually sold out before noon. >> i finish all my food. >> reporter: ancient traditions and customs are a big part of this culture. they provide a window into malaysia as it once was, untouched. just like the greatest rain forest in the world, 130 million years old, tamanagara has never marred by an ice age with one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. not so many miles away the glistening petronis towers of kuala lumpur stand in shark contrast, a shiny new city determined to make its mark in the world while holding on to a cherished past. >> malaysia is a special place because it's where my family, my love, my heart is. forever and ever.
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r.i.p. tonight's meeting takes place from 7:00 to 9:00 at the community and cultural center of morgan hill. we'll check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you. it's cold out there. grab a jacket in places like santa rosa before you're at the freezing mark. we have the upper 30s and low 40s along the peninsula. cold enough for a jacket, but dress in layers. later tonight high pressure strengthens a little overnight. that will bring the temperatures up overnight. 65 in fremont, 68 in redwood city. we have a lot of rain headed our way, especially on friday. that will be a big washout. that's veteran's day, 11/11/11. an area of low pressure sets up offshore. the heaviest rain, on and off showers saturday into sunday. let's check your drive. >> serious slowing for the south bay. looks like we might be in for a tough one today.
northbound 101 and 87 also slowing. 85 and in the middle of the screen look at all of that red for 280 in san jose north of highway 87 and heading towards 880 and 17. walnut creek, a tough drive, 680, 24 holding steady through lafayette. we have all the folks through antioch and pittsburg and coming off the venetia bridge. slow southbound 680 towards highway 4. laura? >> for the lastest updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll have another update for you in ability half an hour. see you then. pd
and we're back at 7:30 new york time on this wednesday morning, the 9th day of november 2011. it is now 8:30 p.m. in kuala lumpur, matt's third stop on this tenth anniversary of where in the world. right now you're watching traditional lama la alal malays. in the crowd somewhere is matt. where are you now? >> i just made my way down and i don't want to interrupt these people here so i'm going to slide in gently in front of them, as i roll up my sleeves
and say hello, everybody. i've come down to a park here along the petronis towers and i'm run into amy robach here joining us. you've been here for a little while, just in time for the humidity festival. >> yes. we've been here the whole time. you just joined the festival. we've been celebrating for a while now. >> amy has had a chance to go around this country and surrounding areas and she's gotten to see some remarkable things. what have you been doing? >> we have completely canvassed kl as the locals call it in kuala lumpur, the sights and sounds. something for everybody. coming up a live demonstration of a traditional tea pouring act that will wow you, a malaysian tradition and we went on the other side of malaysia to borneo to the rain forest there and we were lucky enough to see a special group of people who are working very hard to protect an endangered species, the orangutan. there are only two places in the world you can find them in the
wild and borneo was one of them. >> a lot coming up thanks to amy and a lot more on the ground in kl as she likes to call it. back to you. >> lucky amy. i'm excited to see the stories, matt. we've been marveling back here at your constantly changing travel plans. is this where you were expecting to be today? >> this is where we thought we would be today. we shuffled other locations. we always thought we'd be here on the wednesday. let me give you a little bit of an idea of how we got here after the show in madrid we jumped on a plane seven and a half hours, 3,500 miles to abu dhabi. we took on some fuel there. after that, we jumped on another plane seven and a half hours, 3,400 miles to kuala lumpur. we landed about four hours ago so tack on another 7,000 or so miles. so far right now we have traveled about a little more than 18,000 miles and it's only wednesday, and by the way, ann, if you're looking behind us at
those towers thinking i know i've seen them somewhere before. remember the movie "entrapment" 1999 sean connery and catherine zeta-jones played thieves trying to make off a huge heist. they had to escape under the sky bridge. we have been guaranteed there will be none of shenanigans here on this wednesday morning. >> you be careful while you're there. malaysia is an exciting place. we begin this half hour with the latest on the conviction of michael jackson's doctor, conrad murray. nbc's kristen dahlgren is in los angeles with more on this story. kristen, good morning. >> good morning, ann. dr. conrad murray is in a special area of the l.a. county jail where high profile inmates are kept. he'll find out whether he'll go from there to prison on november 29th. this morning we're learn being his state of mind during the trial and what he says about michael jackson's death.
dr. conrad murray booked into the l.a. county jail just one hour after he was convicted in the death of michael jackson. >> -- find the defendant, conrad robert murray guilty. >> reporter: murray said nothing as he was land cuffed and led away but in the days before the verdict it was a much more defiant dr. murray who sat down with savannah guthrie for an exclusive interview that will air tomorrow on "today." >> is it your theory that he woke up and then somehow in the two minutes you were gone injected himself, gave himself lidocaine so he wouldn't feel the burn? is that your theory in. >> what do you think? >> what do you think? >> something happened when i was not in that room. >> murray defends his role in providing the powerful anesthetic. >> so you believe it's michael jackson's fault that he died. >> nothing that i gave michael should have ended his life. >> reporter: the idea that the pop star himself took a final
fatal combination of drugs was central to the defense case. >> you cast your fate to the wind. >> reporter: cameras were given exclusive access to murray and his team during the six-week trial. the footage for a documentary "michael jackson and the doctor" airing on in the nbc friday. murray gives an up close look at michael jackson's inner sanctum. >> he always had a chamber exclusively his and that was reserved and completely locked out. not even the maids can go in there. >> reporter: in another bedroom where jackson died murray says he once had to tell the superstar to call the maids in. >> that i had to persuade him eventually to have it cleaned because it did not smell good, there was mildew and i had to get it cleaned. >> reporter: but the doctor also saw a more sensitive side to the singer. >> i've seen him cry so many times and i told him, it's okay
to cry. it's okay. it's okay, michael. you can cry. >> jackson's family will have the option to speak at murray's sentencing later this month. so far no word on whether or not his children will participate. >> such a tragedy. kristen dahlgren thank you so much. we're going to have much more of that exclusively interview with dr. conrad murray tomorrow and friday on "today." for now let's get a check of the weather from al. >> all right, thanks so much, ann. got a big storm system mid section of the country, ahead of it, a lot of rain to talk about. behind it, that cold air is wrapping in around, bringing snow from wisconsin down into kansas city. rainfall amounts talking about a half inch to about an inch of snow. behind it, the u.p. of michigan some places picking up to a foot of snow. rain in the pacific northwest, sunny skies along the eastern seaboard, windy conditions through southern california, 6
degrees and sunny in los angeles today. that's wha good wednesday morning to you. we are going to be sunny with some 70s right here in the bay area. you can see some of the look over san francisco, a gorgeous, nice clear start. that means temperatures will end up uniform from the coast to tin land cities. 67 in san francisco, 69 in san jose. about 68 degrees in santa cruz. everything changes. as we head through tomorrow, a juicy system slated to set up just offshore, bringing heavy rains at times especially to cities along the coastline. by saturday, another colder system moves in. on-and-off showers in the forecast. wolfpack there, wow. ann? >> alert the teens in your house because "twilight" star taylor lautner will be stopping by and more from malaysia on day three of where in the world is matt lauer. that's right after this. i wanted to get her something special this year. - you went to kay.
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>> we got a rare behind the scenes look at one of the few centers in the world that takes in orphaned and injured orangutans, rehabilitates them and releases them back into the wild. the rehabilitation center stands on 11,000 acres of protected rain forest. its breathtaking beauty is home to the orangutan. senior wildlife ranger silvia alcisto has orkd worked with orangutans for more than 20 years. silvia, explain to me where we are and what we'll see here today. >> we're in the rain forest, where the habitat of the orangutans are. what is so special today you're going to see arrange tans that are going to the rehabilitation program. >> why do they need to be rehabbed? >> a lot of these ones have come from orphans from land that has been developed. >> because their habitat has been encroached upon? >> yes. >> there are less than 60,000
orangutans living in the wild today. and their mothers have been killed? >> their mothers have been killed, mothers have died, and that is one of the reasons why they need to be reintroduced back. >> i've read you can see emotion in their faces. >> their eyes. you see it through their eyes and looking at their eyes tells you a lot about how special they are. >> twice a day rangers delivered bananas and milk to a tree stop station. orangutans who xwrad wagraduate and roam wild search for food. >> he's courting her. >> he thinks his arm smells good. >> the bigger they are the more
interesting they are. >> same with the humans, right? silvia gave us a rare look at the facility's training grounds. this area is not open to the public and it's officially quaranti quarantined. they call it orangutan preschool. trainers teach orangutans age 5 and under how to find food, build nests answer climb. >> such a showoff. >> look how cute. rope time is over and none of these little guys wants it to end. >> time to go. >> is this boy or girl? >> this is a boy. it's kala >> this is kala, the heartbreaker. >> so it's, training is finished, time to go. he came here when he was only a baby, like before 1. >> so sweet. what's his disposition like? >> he is very, very cheeky. >> he's cheeky. he's going to be a ladies man
you say? >> yes he's going to be a heartbreaker. time to go in. >> just like little kids, don't want to put their feet down on the ground. silvia says rehabilitation works. these fragile creatures can learn to live in the wild once again. >> oh, look, you're lucky today because if you see behind there, that's actually one of the adult males and he's come here. we feed them, we give them love. we don't keep them forever, but they would go back into the wild, that's where they belong. they should be out there. >> they were so cute, matt, we wanted to pick them up and hold them but because of a few things, they are violent and susceptible to human disease because we are 96% matched dna wise. >> you didn't need anything past they are violent. and their favorite snack this is shamir.
>> the dorian fruit. >> they nicknamed this -- >> the stinky fruit. >> can we try this? there is a pungent odor as we're standing here. >> apparently it tastes better than it smells. they put it in pancakes, cookies and cakes. it even looks a little strange. >> it's a weird consistency, a little mealy. back in the studio, ann, al and natalie we provided some for your eating pleasure as well. >> i've actually had this. >> a poignant -- >> pungent. they call it the ice cream fruit because it's creamy. >> i kind of like it. i like stinky fruit. >> that's good. >> it is dorian and the smell is a cross between wild seal and sweat. or is that me? that could be me. >> there's a new ben & jerry
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we're back now day three of where in the world is matt lauer from kuala lumpur in malaysia. i'm matt lauer along with amy robach. get ready for something more than a little different. this is incredibly different. master ho, who is better known as the kung fu coconut finger man has been performing in a street market in an area called malaca for more than ten years. >> part kung fu, part showmanship and his performance ends with him piercing his finger threw a coconut. master ho is with us now. we'll see if he can do that. >> i want to check on the coconut. remember the movie "castaway" some hanks couldn't open it up, smashing it on the rocks. these are incredibly hard. that is an authentic coconut. master ho after you. >> ready? >> yes.
yeah! >> woo! all right! you're going to drink that now? >> can drink it. i drink first. >> can we just look at your finger? >> it's no problem. >> how much coconuts would you say you have pierced over the course of your career? >> i have no idea. >> thousands? >> too many. >> many, many, many. it's many. >> it's an amazing thing because again, that thing is rock hard and you take just your finger. ann, are you back in new york? >> i'm stunned, matt. i'm wondering, it must hurt him. does he say that it hurts? >> well, it's not the best looking forefinger i've ever seen, but yes it must have a
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good morning to you. 7:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we've already seen it in several cities. now a prom meant east bai yun versity is getting occupied. students, teachers and community members from across the bay area will meet in berkeley today to establish occupy cal. they're upset over potential fee increases for students and continued cuts in state funding for public education. organizers say they'll set up an encampment on the berkeley campus. occupy cal begins with a rally at noon today on sproul plaza. we'll check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> for everybody living in a tent city in san francisco, we have heavy rain headed your way. as we wake up on friday, we'll be inundated with heavy downpours. that's what everyone leads me to believe. 68 in redwood city.
69 in san jose. temperatures will be comfortable. we'll get a lot of sunshine this afternoon. things start to change. take a look at this front. you see this red, the yellow, the orange. let me set this in motion for you over the course of friday morning. just getting drenched right at the coastline during the heart of rush hour traffic. we want you to keep this in mind already even though it's wednesday. this is what we're watching for. not expecting a lot of sierra snow out of this. maybe half an inch. you'll see yosemite with the biggest accumulation through saturday morning. let's check your drive with mike inouye. a little tough coming off the walnut creek interchange. highway 24 an earlier accident in your commute direction. it's cleared from the roadway. that caused more slowing off the 680 interchange which is slow off the benicia bridge. the south bay, 101, 280, slamming down. wherever it's red, speeds in the 20s. southbound 880 the same out of high ward and down towards fremont for the slow drive.
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♪ we're back now, 8:00 on a wednesday morning, 9th day of november, 2011. it's actually 9:00 at night here in kuala lumpur as we embark on day three of "where in the world is matt lauer?" from this beautiful city in malaysia. i'm matt lauer along with amy roba robach. we're riding through the park at the foot of the petronis towers in a rickshaw. rickshaw is understating because when they supe them up like this, this is like a rickshaw sent to "pimp my ride." this is a trickshaw, the most popular source of transportation.
amy, you've had a lot of fun things around here. >> we've explored 400 million-year-old caves, sacred to the hindu community. we've done shopping. lots and lots of shopping, a wet market that's a foodie's delight, you can eat just about anything you can imagine eating, and we went to one of the largest exports, jewelry manufacturing. you can get a lot of nice stuff, including jewelry. >> i'm going to show you more stuff from here but i know you guys back in new york have more to talk about as well. good morning again. >> good morning again. that looks like so much fun. wasn't that a beautiful shot on the right? we're looking forward to more from you. also coming up, we're going to be talking to "today's professionals" including, of course, about herman cain and the latest allegations and his denials but also about the new information about what may be happening at the oscars because the producer of the academy awards have resigned after making a gay slur. now the question is, will eddie murphy follow him out the door.
there's a lot to get to this morning with our professionals. >> if you heard some squealing with delight, it's because taylor lautner is in the house. >> or outside actually on the plaza. >> he's got a sneak peek of "breaking down" part one, he's working our crowd. what a terrific young man. >> he's talented. i just got to see the version of the new movie. hester riff fik he's terrific in it. let's tell you what's happened there now. >> there's a tradition around here, a ceremonial tradition, involves the pouring of tea. we have fouad rusli with the riverside rest restaurant here in kuala lumpur and he'll show us how it's done. this is hot tea, by the way, and there are a couple of reasons they do it this way. >> there's condensed milk so they call pulling the tea it gets this great froth that we rely on machines to do. they do it by hand and creates the perfect temperature to drink the tea.
you know, it's too hot sometimes. this makes it just right. >> this is one of the things you should probably practice a lot before you attempt because even the pros every once in a while spill a little bit. thank you very much. we appreciate it. >> there's usually a big round of applause when we see this in restaurants. >> oh, okay. here we go. >> yes. >> nicely done. >> very nice. we can sample it, actually. >> here we go. thank you, mark. >> all right. >> amy. >> perfect temperature, correct? thank you. oh. it's the waterfall effect. there you go. thank you. >> apparently wants to fill yours to the top. >> tul cup. >> okay. ann and al, we'll taste this. we'll be back to you in just a second. >> enjoy your tea. thank you so much. i think we should get a check of the news. >> yes. >> natalie morales is at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. another of herman cain's accusers is going public. karen kraushaar is going public.
she received a financial settlement after filing a sexual harassment complaint against cain in 1999. meantime on tuesday, cain said he didn't remember the face or name of the first woman who went public monday to claim he had groped her. nbc news confirmed that legendary penn state football coach joe paterno will retire at the end of the season. he's been under pressure to step down after jerry sandusky was indicted on child sex abuse cases. two school officials have already resigned. western nations are weighing their options after the u.n. reported for the first time tuesday that iran is conducting secret tests with the sole purpose of building nuclear weapons, and has made more progress than ever before. today iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad said his country would not retreat from its nuclear program. he scolded the u.n. for siding with what he called baseless american claims. a 9-year-old girl who served as her father's designated driver testified in a michigan
courtroom. the girl had driven her dad to a convenience store last month and was pulled over after a good samaritan called police. she had experienced driving her dirt bike and four-wheeler and she was scared but loved her dad. >> what was your dad doing? >> we were listening to music. >> and was he drinking? >> not really, but he was. >> he was drinking? what was he drinking? >>drinking. what was he drinking. >> black velvet. >> do you know what black velvet is? >> i don't know. whiskey. >> the father who has previous felony convictions could face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty of dwi and child abuse. now, here's brian williams with a look at what's coming up tonight on "nightly news." >> natalie, good morning. coming up tonight, we'll take you to the coast of southern california where, as you may know, all the talk is about the whales. they are closer to shore and more numerous than ever.
we'll look at what's behind it and how close people have gotten. that and more when we see you tonight for "nightly news." natalie, back to you. >> thanks, brian. for a look at what's trending today. what has you talking on-line. fans are mourning rapper heavy d who urged his followers to be inspired on twitter just hours before he collapsed tuesday at his los angeles home and later died. heavy d's humor and over-sized personality catapulted rap into the mainstream. most famously with his hit, now that we found love. he was 44. a day of infamy on the web. he resigned as producer of next year's academy awards after using an anti-gay slur at a screening of his latest film, the tower heights. rat ner apologized for any offense caused by his remarks. the hottest topic on the web. the ever expanding dugger family is a top search on google after
revealing that the 45-year-old mom, michelle dugger, is yes, expecting baby number 20. that means the stars of 19 kids and counting will soon be at 20 kids and counting. it didn't seem like they were ruling that out. it's 8:07 right now. let's go back outside to al with a check of the weather. people are fascinated by the duggers. >> they are. speaking of kids, military kids honoring sacrificing families during deployment. thanks for doing that. >> we have two cute twins. how old? >> six months old. >> we're from georgia. this is bo and belle. >> belle is just gone. that's how i leave my audiences. riveted. let's check your weather see what's happening. we'll show you burlington, vermont. wptz. nbc 5. sunby mild. 65 degrees today. you can see we've got a big storm system m tingo the midwest. ahead of it, got a lot of orain. heavy rain behind it. we've got snow to talk about.
anywhere from 3 to 6 inches. u.p. of michigan saw a foot. rain in the pacific northwest. windy in the plains, also through southern california. high surf advisories through the southeastern atlantic coast. fog in northern new england. we got the wet weather and windy conditions around the great lakes. coast guard wife here. >> yes, sir. yes, i am. >> all right. nice to see you. >> thank you. that's good morning to you. we're getting a nice, clear start from san francisco into your inland cities. as a result, your highs will be rather uniform today. 67 in san francisco. 68 in redwood city, santa cruz and 69 in san jose. we have a lot of rain headed our way, as we head through late tomorrow night, into friday. could pick up two inches of rain before it's all said and done. another system rolls through late saturday into sunday. just get ready for those rain showers. don't wash your car just yet. >> got the baltimore bombshells
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>> four women may now, there's a possibility the four may come forward together and have the news conference. can he survive this, do you think? >> i'll tell you absolutely, it's very interesting. when you see in polls that people, 25% of people voting for him, what it really means is they want the tv show to continue. one of the crew members before was going, i like that guy. i like listening. the scandal continuum, the most popular politician of the last quartert century have oral sex in the white house, harassment are serious charges but we're anesthisized to this because it's more extreme. i'm not saying it's right. >> i felt i was watching clarence thomas and arnold schwarzenegger. i watched the press conference and i believe him. these women were either so inconsequential or it was such a
brief encounter that his disassociation is his truth, and their interaction are their truths. >> it's either the biggest conspiracy in the history of the world or this man is in complete denial. it's one or the other, because he says they are lying, specifically i never harassed anybody in my life. i never -- >> he never said harassed. i never acted inappropriately. that's the buzzword. we have all acted inappropriately at some times. >> i acted inappropriately 20 minutes ago. >> when women come forward a lot of these instances do you guys look at the women and immediately go oh, they're looking for a payday. there's two sides always. >> no. >> people have done it several times in. >> i think women underreport these things. >> donny, i think any woman over the age of 50 has already, has been sexually harassed, probably more than once. >> absolutely. >> there you go. >> most of us choose not to say anything. we are the underreporters. >> exactly. let's move on, because of the
important case facing penn state. now we've had the ninth young man come forward to talk about how back in these years in the past, between 1994 and 2009 an assistant coach jerry sandusky is accused of molesting these boys. is that the worst of it or is the worst of it there could have been the spector of people who allowed it to happen, knew that it happened and didn't stop it in. >> ann, i'm still trying to figure out why when the assistant coach actually saw the man molesting a child, why didn't he throw him up against the wall? that's all i want to know. the police should have been called right then and there. that's the -- >> according to the indictment a graduate assistant reported seeing sandusky raping a 10-year-old boy. >> guys sometimes there are grays. this is the most horrific thing you can do, anybody associated who saw it, didn't do anything, the scum guy that did it, this is horrific. joe paterno will step down.
if you didn't see any action happening you have to protect that next kid that that's going to happen to. that was what was joe paterno's responsibility to protect the next kid. >> my medical license is in the state of pennsylvania and i am required by law even if i suspect that a child has been hit or if a woman's been cuffed upside her head i'm required by law to report it to the authorities. that doesn't mean the head of my hospital, that means calling the police. >> you're talking about the need to protect these children, which is very important. the idea that they may not have been protected to protect a football program. >> football. >> and their own jobs and their boss? >> football in pennsylvania is the church. >> we've seen problems with the church before in this area. so you know, i mean guys this is just -- >> everybody needs to lose their job plain and simple. everybody needs to lose their job from the top down. >> you need to send a signal to anybody out there seeing these things and hearing these things and not doing things about it. >> paterno leaves a tarnished men. >> the duggars announcing
yesterday they're pregnant with now a 20th. she's 45 years old. >> by the way anybody who has an issue with 20, i want to tap that 20th kid on the shoulder when they're 8 years old, do you think your parents did right? they'll say yes. >> she's a high risk pregnancy because she's 45 and because that uterus can't have any spring in it anymore. >> whoa! did you say that? >> what happened to the springy uteruses? >> the doctor has spoken. >> i mean really got to be like a water balloon that has no tensile strength. i just don't understand the need to be in the ""guinness book of world records" to perpetuate this thing. >> we need to stop this now. you continue in the green room. nancy thank you. we'll watch up with twilight star taylor lautner. coming up next, more fromt m ku
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>> announcer: where in the world is matt lauer is brought to you by the capital one venture card. >> he wasn't in there. >> they really let this place go, huh? >> it's a shame. >> we're back now on this wednesday morning. it is 8:20 eastern time, back in the united states, about 9:21. i should have said 9:21 here in malaysia, i'm matt lauer along with amy robach in kuala lumpur. this is a bustling city but at one point it was a trading outpost for the mining industry, the tin mining industry. if you want to see the city you can't stay in a park you got to get into the streets. you got a chance to do that. >> we went straight to the experts, some of the top sources took me around to see the sights and sounds of kuala lumpur. they say in the city you can never be bored. i can tell you firsthand that's definitely true. the batu caves are one of k.l.'s
most recognizable sites, a popular tourist attraction as well as a sacred place of worship for the hindus. will quay gave me a tour, 272 steps to the top. tell me a little bit about the history of these caves. >> okay, they're about 400 million years old. they're i believe formally discovered by an american william hornaday. the chinese have been using them for quite a few hundred years before that to extract all of the guano from the bats. >> is what? >> guano is bat poop. >> that's what i was afraid of. the steps are surrounded by monkeys who live here and have their fun with the tourists. >> they look cute and when you're not the issing they jump on you and steal your camera. >> don't think about it. >> the statue over there is 140 foot tall and takes 300 gallons
of gold paint. >> wow. this is cool. a hindu priest offers a blessing of good fortune. and then it was time to head back. he's looking at me. whoa. he was a fast one. and i can tell you, it was a lot easier going down. i've discovered k.l. is all about food so next i met up with malaysian foodie helen ang. this is a wet market. explain what a wet market is. >> the produce will drip water, it will sprinkle water over to keep it fresh and cool. >> what can you get here? looks like just about anything. >> that's fresh meats, vegetables, fish and fronds. some of them are literally jumping. >> helen wasn't kidding. my god they're jumping. >> you see what i mean? they're literally jumping. >> there are exotic fruits i've
never seen before. smells great. grains, vegetables and some interesting meats. they make soup with that. >> they can actually boil it all up and some of them even tuck into the brain. we don't waste anything. >> k.l. is also a city of serious shoppers. so it was on to the famous central market where i met up with local tv star bernie chan. where to first, bernie? >> there's a little bati stall, traditional mamay print. wear this five different wales. >> that's really cool. that's cute for the beach. you're getting this all on camera so i can remember how to do this, right? sold. throughout central markets you see lama lags history through art, masks, kites and puppets all hand painted. this reminds me of someone. i think this looks a little bit like matt especially right here.
not far away was perhaps my favorite stop, the royal salong ore factually, making pewter designs for over 100 years and teach visitors their craft. >> be careful of your fingers. >> he said that too late. i realized i better keep my day job. it's a coin slot. from shopping to eating to cultural sites, a day in k.l. offers a glimpse into a proud city's heritage and traditions even as it shines as a modern city of modern times. instead of bringing you a mirror i thought i'd bring you this puppet. >> i'm jetlagged and unable to defense myself. that's not very nice. >> this is what's called too much eating on the road. >> this is a gift from me to you. >> i prooer that,i erappreciate. i'll take him home proudly. much more after these messages.
welcome to day three of where in the world is matt lauer. i'm standing on the sky bridge, connecting the petronis towers here in kuala lumpur, malaysia. good morning to you. it's 8:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. the polls are closed but the winner of san francisco's mayoral race is still undecided. the unofficial results show ed lee with a commanding lead at 31% of the votes, john avalos trails him with 18%, dennis herrera at 11% and about 10 other candidates follow. officials believe we will have an official winner by this afternoon. here is mike. all right, laura. the south bay continues to get
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they're from a place called kari isla island, which is about an hour and a half from kuala lumpur. >> this is the welcome dance. in addition to being phenomenal dancers they also make the beautiful masks in this village as well. these wood carvings you can see throughout the area that tourists buy with different meanings. beautiful pieces of art. >> a lot of the traditions of the area, and by the way we want to tell you also that we have gathered quite a crowd of americans. >> hey! they have signs, matt. did they know you were coming? >> well, if this is supposed to be a secret and if you guys didn't know where we were, how did you know we were here? someone yelled out "the american embassy!" >> busted by the american embassy. we better give secretary of
state hillary clinton a call about that one. >> i'm sure she's worried about that. >> to the folks at the embassy strong letter to follow, okay? what else do we have coming up? >> we're going to be sampling some delicacies, asian fusion was said to be born here. they eat six meals a day which i thoroughly enjoyed in my time here. you pretty much say what would you like to eat instead of hello. >> much more ahead. back to you in new york. >> thank you so much. looking foord to that. we actually have some live music of our own this morning because daughtry will be in our studio. >> one of the hottest fashion trend is prints. >> hello to taylor lautner, heading back to the "twilight" saga, "breaking dawn" you're here and it's almost over. >> i'm here, it's almost over but i'm excited for it. i can't believe it is here.
>> i got to see the movie and three minutes into the movie your shirt is already off. you're angry, and you're half naked. do you ever get shy about that? >> of course. no, i was lucky in this one because i am shirtless much less than rob and kristen are so i was happy to hand it over to them. >> that being a tease. there is a lot of range in your character this time. he's going through a tremendous amount of emotions from edge to edge. how would you describe it? >> it is. this is a much different -- i don't know, this is my favorite movie because it's different than any of the other ones in tone, more mature and my character rose up in this one, becomes a lot more mature and he's dealing with a lot. so this was an exciting one for me as an actor. >> bring us up to date on the edward, bell la, jacob love triangle. >> she gets married, goes on the honeymoon and she's married, you think it comes to an end, it
still xipss a exists and in a d way. this is interesting to see and like i said it's a little different in tone. >> a big honor earlier this month. the star in the walk of fame. >> i couldn't believe it. it was one of the most surreal experiences yet. >> people wait a long time for that, decades. >> i can't even explain how fortunate we are. it was insane. >> so cool. >> we know the holidays will be busy for you promoting the movie, you're all over the place. al has a christmas gift for you. >> no way. >> we know you like your big video games. we got some. >> check it out. >> nfl football, ncaa. >> i am the biggest sports fan out there so this is a dream. >> ps3 there. >> thank you so much. >> any time. >> there you go. >> merry christmas. >> taylor lautner, congratulations. the "twilight breaking dawn" opens next friday november 18th, the day before my birthday. >> i'm taking leila for her
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♪ back now on day three of where in the world is matt lauer, and the answer to the question this morning is kuala lumpur in malaysia, where people love to eat and claim they are the founders of asian fusion food. amy has been sampling some of the cuisine, although she's eaten a lot of spring rolls and french fries in her time here. shef wan is the official food ambassador, has a has a brand new book called "the tastes of chef wan." >> welcome to malaysia. for the last five years i've had many trade shows and been an established chef on television and doing tv programs all over the world. it is unique for the country you go to the world festival, you are the man behind the country.
english tart move aside. chef wan is here. >> you have indian food, chinese and malay food. >> also ethnics like sabslawa and because of the diversity you understand we have all this wonderful different cultures coming dating back from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries so that's why we call ourselves malaysia through asia. because every part is just about represented. >> what is this one? >> this is called the celebration food that's served all the time. try to split this. this is lamang, sticky rice. >> try to split it, go ahead, amy. >> try to split it. is it going to spray out? >> here comes the rice. bring it up, look at that. whoa. so we cook this by the barbecue.
>> is this wrapped in -- >> banana leaf. so delicious and served during the end of ramadan, it's a celebration and also for a lot of thanksgiving. >> it's really sticky. you got to scoop it out. but that's how you like it. >> yes. cooked in coconut milk. >> i got it. >> here we'll cut it like that. >> that looks really good. >> i'm going to serve this and this is cooked with all of these wonderful spices, lemon grass, ginger, and all that. >> people use their fingers here a lot. my kids would love it. >> is it really okay to use my fingers? >> of course, of course. you americans are so naive. >> sorry. >> excuse me. i live in san francisco and i went to school there for many years. >> how long have you been back here? >> i went to the california academy for many years. i lived in hawaii and worked in hawaii. >> chef wan, this is fantastic.
>> it's delicious. >> it's really good. >> i'm telling you, wait until you see my laksan it's so orgasmic you're going to love it. >> did he just say what i think he did? >> yes. >> this is really, really beautiful. again, during the period, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th century there's all of these arabs coming to malaysia to trade bringing the spice food. so they brought all of the wonderful, you know, food from the middle eastern countries to malaysia and you see a lot of these represented again in malaysia. what it is, beautiful rice. >> spicy, i know. >> saffron, how delicate the rice is. and then we have all of the wonderful vegetables that go along with it. this is lamb, and you can also use chicken. this is cooked very well. >> is this going to be as spicy as the last dish? you did not warn me. >> no, no, no, try that. >> all right, here, matt, you want to try it first? >> thank you.
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back now at 8:44, and to a drum beat, the time has come. matt and amy, we understand that you may have picked up a few things in kuala lumpur, shopping? >> well, for you. amy has been doing a lot of shopping in addition to her reporting duties she's been out working her fingers to the bone shopping for gifts for you
people. >> to so hard to keep lifting the credit card up. >> exactly and that doesn't happen very often that money comes out of her wallet. >> whoa! >> we have three gifts, one for each of you. amy start with what we've purchased for ann. >> this is a beautiful purchase, i'm very excited about this, we got this at the royal selling ore center, famous for its pewt pewter. malaysia began with its tin export. the beautiful pewter ine glawin glasses. i can't think of a better way to sip wine. they're gorgeous. >> wow. amy those are stunning. my husband is such a wine connoisseur, he will be really excited, too, so that's a gift to both of us. thank you so much. >> great. >> al, a couple of minutes ago we had the mameri tribe playing music and dancing, come from kari island an hour and a half from here. they also do beautiful carvings, so for you, al, we have gotten
you one of the masks that they actually carve. this actually took three weeks for one of those dancers to carve. they say it's a frog, although i don't see the frog part of it but i know it's beautiful and hope you enjoy it. >> a real work of art. >> beautiful. okay. >> natalie, of course we didn't forget you and this is something i may have purchased a few of myself. beautiful batique scarf. this is a very big malaysian handicraft. you can pick them up everywhere but they're hand painted. >> gorgeous. >> they use a wax dyeing technique and women wear them all around every day. it's beautiful and very specific artwork here that's difficult to do, takes a lot of time and the malaysians are very proud of their batique. >> you picked is perfectly and you no he my favorite color, green so thank you. >> great job, you guys.
>> before we take off, we want to say hi to some of the people who have gathered here once again and i understand some of them, careful, kyle, some of them even have some questions. don't want to you trip there. i'm going to lead you, okay? how about that? all right. all right guys. hi! how are you? so who had a question they wanted to ask? >> me. >> yes, what's your name? >> how was the dorian, be honest. >> what's your name. >> thomas. >> i would never lie to you. amy, how was the dorian? >> do you like onions? it kind of tasted a little like onions. >> how did it smell? >> really stinky. >> who else has a quick question. >> me? >> yes, sir. >> is this your first time in malaysia? >> you know, i don't think it's my first time. i think i've actually come through airports here in the past. it's my first time actually getting to get off a plane and enjoy myself and it's a beautiful place. thank you, guys, for coming. we really appreciate it.
i do love it. it's a beautiful place. thank you for showing up. we appreciate it. i'll sign it in just a second okay? first i want to give a clue. amy, thank you so much for being here and all the work you did prior to our arrival. we appreciate that. here is a clue for day four of where in the world, comes up tomorrow and here is how it goes. time is of the essence as we train our sites on where it all began for us back in 1998. time is of the essence as we train our sights on where it all began for us back in 1998. you think about that. amy, we're supposed to ride off into the sunset. >> we are, in our trickshaw? >> matt you never got to spend the night there, did you? >> what's that? no, i've been here four and a half hours, al. >> oh, matt. >> what a whirlwind. hey that's a ride. >> now back on a plane. excuse me. all right, we will see you, actually i'll see you.
amy gets to go home to her family but i'll see you tomorrow from parts unknown. >> you've done a great job. great job to you, too, amy and travel safe, matt. >> which way are you going? >> this way. >> darn! >> all right. to points unknown at least to us. so thanks so much, matt. for those of you who are playing along at home head to today.com/whereintheworld and you can help unlock a second picture clue, based on the first clue. coming up next we've got a live performance from
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♪ crawling back to you, yeah, crawling back to you, whoa ♪ >> bravo! daughtr, thank you so much. back with more of "today" on this wednesday morning but first your local news. good morning to you. it is 8:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a san francisco woman convicted of trying to scam workers in the aftermath of the san bruno disaster is to be sentenced today. prosecutors say taylor and her boyfriend showed up at a disaster relief center a few
days after the deadly explosion, claiming they lived in the neighborhood and lost all their belongings. taylor faces up to two years in prison for that crime. let's get a look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you. nice day today. 60s on the horizon as we head throughout the afternoon. your high is at about 2:00 pm. 8:00 am friday, heavy rain moves in. we'll talk about this more in a few minutes. now we rejoin the "today" show. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com.
here to tell us not where he is, but what happened coming up in this hour. >> we have an audio problem or she is singing, one or the other. >> there is a lot more to see from her. but we have more material happening here. >> yes, we have the money 911 piece, we have assembled them to answer all of the questions from types of problems that you could have be having from how to pay for college and how the pay off the debt if you is lost your job and whether real estate is a smart investment right now and the experts will be weighing in. >> and a lot of people are frightened to wear print whether it is floral or hot prints, but we will show you this fall's trendest looks and how to rock it the right way. >> and one of the things that amy would talk isn't the bu k k
boutiques and we will talk about the beautiful traditional craft in that country of malaysia and we will find out more about that and how it is making its way into the fashion stores all over the world. but anyway, for a top of the look of the top stories, natalie morales. >> yes, the republican candidates will meet in michigan for the irs if full debate since agations of inappropriate sexual behavior surrounding herman cain. tuesday herman cain said all of the allegations against him are false and the allegations did not happen. and we have learned that legendary head coach joe paterno of penn state will resign at the end of the season. he has been pressured so step down because of a sex scandal around former assistant jerry sandusky. support of joe paterno has
eroded leading to the decision. and labor unions in ohio repooled the state labor laws that led to the reduced bargaining rights of teachers and firefighters and police officers. and also, in mississippi, there is a personhood proposal that says that life begins at conception. and leon panetta is setting up a disciplined for gross mismanagement. at least twice, the mortuary that cared for the nation's war dead lost body parts or remains being sent home from afghanistan. and quite a shock for people at a taco restaurant near atlanta when a deer came crashing through the front door. then it ran into the dining area. you see it there. eventually, it did wander back out and into nearby woods. maybe it didn't have enough dough for a meal. get it? three minutes past the hour. let's go back to ann, tamron and
al. >> we've probably had about, i would guess, 15 deer wandering -- what is up with the deer? >> all the deer needed was a buck. >> doesn't every deer need a buck. >> wow. thanks, natalie. >> what's the difference between beer nuts and -- >> we've got a cutie over here. the youngest marathon completion ever. my golly. what was his time? >> he did a 3:23. >> the cheerios and everything. he never let go of the binky. let check your weather, see what's happening. a storm coming into alaska out of the bering sea. they've evacuated sections of nome. here closer to home, in the lower 48, we've got a storm system wrapping around, got a lot of snow back in kansas city
to green bay. ahead of the system, we've got a lot of rain, anywhere from about an inch stretching from st. louis all the way on into michigan. behind that. the u.p. of michigan could see six to 12 inches of snow. that's what's g good morning to you. taking a live look at the golden gate bridge. a mix of sun and clouds for now. we'll get a completely clear sky later on today. what fog did develop is already out of the north bay. we'll see 70s across the board after a frosty start. late thursday into friday morning, heavy rain at the coast. looks like a treacherous morning drive friday. another round of rain saturday into sunday. monday, a clearing day. sun and clouds for tuesday. >> and that's your latest weather. let's head back to kuala lumpur and amy. >> hello al from k.l. as they call it here. as i've been traveling
throughout malaysia i happened to notice these beautiful fabrics much like the ones we got natalie here, they're batique, scarves, sarongs and all over the stores at malaysia, hoping that becomes a worldwide trend. ian williams is wearing his story this evening for us. ian? >> it is a very colorful story, amy. >> indeed. >> it's been an education for me this last few days because i knew about batique, it's a tradition here, a craft. i hadn't realized how much was being done with it, how far it had gone. well beyond the night markets and there are exciting and new things and this is my little journey of batique discovery. >> and you have your on style. >> this is the new face of malaysian bati quuque at the pi bamboo boo talk to.
a traditional craft embraced by top end designers. it has come a long way and defined its roots, to find them meaning traveling to the northeast coast we visited the peninsula of trenganu, dominated by small family-run workshops. it is the creation of fabric designs using dye and removable wax. here the boiling wax is applied using stamping blocks, their base crafted into patterns. >> this is an abstract design? >> it's set in flour. >> the cloth is repeatedly waxed and dyed, the wax is resistant to the dye so when it's boiled away it leaves striking designs. this is your veil. >> beautiful. >> feita inherited the business from her father, most are used for traditional malay clothing, sarongs and caftans.
the designs are made from old cooking oil or milk tins, a skill so rare there are three or four people in this entire state, still capable of making them. one of them is sakari binish mail. nearly 40 years in the business he fears that block stamping will die out unless more young people can be encouraged to take it up. because of that and changing fashions, it had looked like batique in malaysia was losing its magic but a government campaign to promote the craft and its adoption by top designers like marina ibrahim have given it new vitality. >> we try to modernize it, you know. we do not want it to be used for just traditional garments. >> reporter: her workshop uses a different technique, applying the wax on stretched fabric over a pen-like design. the dye is applied like painting
by numbers before the wax is boiled away. the technique is quickly replacing traditional stamping. that upsets many purists, but designers say it gives them more scope for creative expression. designers are discovering that batique can be incredibly versatile and from top end clothing to household furnishings, a traditional craft is being revitalized. this shirt was from that pink jamboo boutique. tell me the truth, amy, i can take it. >> only a real man can wear a shirt like that and you wear it well, ian. we have beautiful models to show how this is stepped up into high fashion, not just talking about skampbz a scarves and sarongs. these are beautiful evening dresses. >> this is pure chiffon silk and these retail for $1,200, $1,300, top end stuff.
>> we've had a wonderful, amazing time in kuala lumpur, seeing the sights and sounds. i'm headed back to new york, you back to bangkok. ladies, thank you. we want to leave you with some more of the sights and sounds. good-bye, everyone! ♪ >> amy and ian, thank you. coming up next from here, should you use some of your retirement savings to pay off your credit card debt? our "money 911" team weighs the pros and cons and later in "today's style" you saw the prince there in malaysia, and you'll see a l around h pntser e around here this fall as well. but first these messages. they're for keeping us together.
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penalty if you're not 59 1/2, and what i want you to do, actually, is i want you to make sure that you don't pull the money out of your retirement accounts, because that money is safe if you end up going down the financial slope and ending up in bankruptcy, which we hope doesn't happen to you. we hope you end up back on your feet immediately. make sure that you call the credit card company, tell them what's going on in your life, ask them if they can do anything for new terms of a repayment plan that's a little bit easier, but by all means, don't raid the retirement accounts. >> good luck, kristen. >> thank you. >> to an e-mail from sherlette in maryland. i'm trying to finance my daughter's college tuition, the school offered a lon for full amount at 7.9% fixed rate, she finishes school in december 2013. which should she zmooz. >> on the surface it seems low interest is better but i like
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it's my only income now, although i'm looking for work. i'm 56 years old, divorced and supporting my partly disabled 19-year-old daughter on my own. >> wow. stacey? >> sharon if that's your only income you need to nurture it and invest it in yourself. let's think what rental income won't do. it's not going to provide you coverage for medical expenses, not allow to you build up your retirement, not going to get you diversification and there's so much hope and prayer. i hope the tenant pays, i pray they don't leave and the trouble of maintenance and all the effort there. >> you don't like the rental thing. >> not if this is your only income because you have to invest that money in yourself. you need to invest in a job training program with a good placement record, invest in emergency savings. i'd love to see you take some of that and put enough away to cover at least nine months' worth of monthly expenses, provide financial security in your retired years for you and your daughter and invest that money in yourself. this is about providing security for you and your daughter. >> caller: great, thank you. >> you're welcome. we're going to go to one last
e-mail, jennifer in fort collins, colorado. i accumulated approximately $30,000 in student loans and debt getting my ph.d.. i switched to a mostly interest only payment at 4.5%, making the payments for 25 years now. only reducing the low to 20. >> this loan program doesn't apply to her. it's really only for people who took out their loans after 2008, which is unfortunate. dig into your budget. you've got a very good interest rate, see if you can come up with some additional flexibility, just to pay back a little more money every single month and you'll get out from under a little bit faster but unfortunately, that great program is not for everyone. >> jean chatzky, farnoush and stacey, thank you. farnoush is sticking around to answer your questions live in a web chat, go to today.com.
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with news of a powerful storm bearing down on the alaskan coast, they're calling it epic it's good to know there's an elite team of men and women charged with saving lives in one of the harshest environments on earth. the perilous rescue missions are captured on camera. >> got him into the basket. >> basket is cleared of the water. clear it back and lift. >> it was one of the hardest things i've ever done. >> basket is half way up.
ralphie's directly under the aircraft. cabin, bring it back, over. >> roger. that was maybe a little too close that time. >> captain bill diehl and chief charley fowler are featured in "coast guard alaska." good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us a little bit about the show. we're seeing what your guys are going through in extreme conditions, the harshest conditions but yet your coast guard is the largest one for the most part and it's the most important. >> yeah, it's, it is one of the most demanding units out there. we have to train for anything. >> you train for anything and tell me about some of the intensity of the work, because in these helicopter rescue missions this could be a matter of life and death. >> absolutely. the weather up there, the conditions, sometimes the stakes are really high. >> and i know teamwork obviously very crucial, discipline as well and chief fowler you're in charge with making sure that these guys are adequately trained and you are sort of
their boot camp instructor in the swimming pool. what does it take to get them ready? >> i'm the first in a series of training evolutions but you know, it takes a lot of work but it takes a lot of input from these guys, these young men put their heart and soul into this to hopefully be rescue swingers. >> how important is it to test them not just physically but mentally? >> the key is you have to remember we are trying to create an artificial stressful environment, so they get in there and come home safely. >> how cold is the water in alaska? >> it varies. >> i know a big stress as well on their families, you know, they of course know the hazards of the job, right? >> the families probably take it the hardest. >> yes. >> that's one thing you have to keep in mind. every good rescuer has a solid support staff behind them. where it starts is with the family. >> good to know you are also part of that team as well. chief and captain, thank you so much.
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oh my gosh, oh my gosh.. look at these big pieces of potato. ♪ what's that? big piece of potato. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. good morning, everyone. the time now is 9:26. i'm jon kelley. we're happy to report all is quiet this morning at skywalker ranch in the north bay. a chimney fire last night triggered an emergency response from three separate fire departments. skywalker ranch is tucked away in the marin county hills where george lucas started building a dream business in 1978. today it is a retreat for some of the most talented film makers on the entire planet. the fire started last night at 5:30 in the main house on the compound. the ranch's private fire department tried to get the flames under control, but had to call in crews from marin county
for backup. george lucas does not live at the ranch, but more than 200 of his staff members work there. president obama will first lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the tomb of the unknown soldier on friday, then board air force one with the first lady and head to san diego. the first couple will then attend the carrier classic. it is actually a college basketball game, pitting number one north carolina against michigan state. the president, as you recall, was in the bay a weeks ago for campaigning and fund-raising.
keep your sunny skies in place, at least for two more days. today and tomorrow looking good. then the rain arrives tomorrow night. and a lot of it on the way, especially right at the coast. 69 degrees in san jose, 70 in gilroy for today. heavy rain at times on friday. let's check your drive with mike inouye. live look at 880 northbound, jamming up at the coliseum, northbound side, because of an accident on the southbound side at high street. this should start to clear in the next few minutes. we'll take you back to the maps and show you how slow it is out of the castro valley and 880 out of hayward and san leandro. very slow out of the 580 exchange area as well. jon, back to you. >> thanks a lot, my man. thank you very much for joining us. we'll be back in one half hour with another local news update. the "today" show is next. keurig has over 200 varieties
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it happened to me. >> time is of the essence as we train our sights on where it all began for us back in 1998. >> we got it. >> for those of you playing along at home head to "today".com slash whereintheworld and you can unlock a second picture. >> if i just listened to the people on twitter i would have guessed this every time. >> the twittersphere. >> amid the wars in iraq and afghanistan and 9/11, what is it like to be a muslim in america? a new reality series is trying to answer that, we'll meet the cast. also ahead, fall fashion, it is all about being bold with prints this season, you got a nice print shirt on there, um-hum. if you're a little bash. more bashful than al, keep up with the trend and make a statement with printed accessories. we'll show you what's hot this seon. i love the pants.
"today's kitchen" trying to make your life a little bit easier with a pork roast you can make over the weekend and then use it three different ways to feed your family and save money during the week. the ever chuckling john besh is here and i'm looking forward to that. >> goosebumps. always good. >> check of the weather for us. >> you have to assume they're leftovers. >> i don't think in my house that would last. sunny up and down the eaern seaboard, windy conditions out west, look for some rain through the ohio river valley, snow back behind that low pressure system. tomorrow the rain moves into the northeast with some heavy rain into new england, looking at sunny but cooler weather in the mid mississippi and ohio river valleys, sunny and mild from texas to the southwest, cool and windy in the pac good wednesday morning to you. well, we're going to see a really nice second half of your day. now that we're warming up, full
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overcoming stereo types and misconceptions. tlc's "all-american muslim" takes you inside the homes of five michigan families for a revealing look at their lives, loves and laughs. >> been married to this gentleman right here for ten months. these have to go up on that wall and you have to -- >> babe, just relax. >> we're due in a few weeks. >> six, right? >> well, let's say four. >> why? >> because i want to have the baby at 38 weeks. >> what do you do like send him an e-mail or something? >> good morning to all of you. good to have you here. >> good morning. >> you've had the baby we see. >> yes. >> so all came out well. nadr, why did you decide to do this show? it's hard to cast, put yourself in a reality show. >> my wife and i believed it was the perfect opportunity, the
perfect time and you know, the network, tlc, was so trustworthy and we really believed that they were going to show the perfect story about arab-american muslims. >> and nawal, did you feel there were a lot of misconceptions out there in america today still especially after 9/11 about muslims in america? >> yes, definitely, and you know, with this show hopefully it will break some of the stereotypes. >> you all still feel that way today, that there are stereotypes, that there is an injustice when it comes to how muslims are perceived and how it feels to be muslim in america? >> yes, definitely. >> absolutely. >> and sharia you call yourself the black sheep in the family, dyed your hair, tattoos and all. is it hard for you to be a muslim but still stand out in. >> you know, islam is given in a way that the rules are given to you and you use them the way that you see fit and you're
supposed to follow them a certain way but it's between you and god at the end of the day. >> i know you and jeff, jeff was catholic but he converted to islam when you got married. >> he ask. >> why was it important for you as somebody who describes yourself as the black sheep but important to have the tradition of having him convert? >> the way that i look was where you get the black sheep thing that i've been named since i was young, but my faith with god is just as strong as any other muslim, and you know, i want to raise my kids muslim and i believe in the values and morals, and as a duty as a muslim parent, that's what you should do and jeff was great enough to help do that by agreeing to convert. >> jeff, has the culture surprised you so far? >> not really because growing up in dearborn i was immersed in it so it was around me all the time. >> nina, you don't wear a head scarf and i know your mother does. you say in the show that you
feel sometimes you're being judged by other muslims by not being muslim enough. explain that. >> that is true. sometimes i do feel that way, but my relationship is with god, and i'm comfortable saying i am a muslim, and i am a modern muslim woman. >> the message again, nadal -- nadr and nawal, what is it you want people to take away from the show? >> we hope that all american muslims, it will do a great job of this, we hope that it removes the misconceptions and ultimately looks at us as not only muslims but as loving father, supportive husband. >> mother. >> new mother. >> and a loving wife. >> you want your 3-month-old now to live in a world that's more accepting and acknowledging. >> i want him to be comfortable in his own skin, grow up being comfortable being a muslim. >> we appreciate all of you being here for us.
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for fall, prints. they are a good way to show off unique style. rachael sallas is contributing editor for "in style" magazine. good morning. >> thank you. >> what is hot in fall prints? >> because it's winter you don't have to be in basic boring black or brown. you can have some fun, wear some prints. >> meanwhile we're both in black and gray. >> we have great looks under $100 every woman, age, size, shape can wear. >> first up, winter florals. when you think florals you think spring/summer but you can rock it in the winter. >> it's asian influenced so you want to almost feel like you're in a japanese garden, azaleas and hydrangeas, really oversized floral. this dress is only $35. it's actually from their ecoconscious collection, all recyclable. you can look good and do good at the same time. >> do you like it has the black
background? does it make is more fall, autumnal? >> it makes it more fall/winter, the kimono style, universally figure flattering for women. gives you a waistline, shows the neck. this is a great option for all women. pop it with great accessories. >> melanie, you look amazing. thank you so much. next up, a lot of plaid inspired by menswear. how did we make it feminine and sexy? show us. >> menswear is a big trend and this dates back to 19th century scotland. we're showing it in a cape version. this is phobie dakota. on google.com for $99 and it's a really fun shade for women to go out, run around, be casual. if you're going to do something big on top. pair with a great pair of leggingings. >> karen, you look rockin'. thank you so much.
moving right along to, we usually have leopard and all that, but it's about snakeskin this season. >> absolutely. snakeskin we've been seeing a lot in shoes and now it's become a print. this dress is only $89 and what i love about it is, it has the black panel down the front which draws the eye in. snake skin is monochromatic with blacks and brown you can pop it with the shoe. >> i love that color and you can see a little snake skin in the bottom, $90, so it really pulls the whole outfit together. >> i love the look on you, thank you. houndstooth which i personally am crazy about. i love these pants. >> this is super serious people, but suddenly we're seeing lady gaga and rihanna wearing it, edgy people. i love seeing it in a trouser. how do you balance it with your figure to make sure it's flattering? >> make sure the cut is figure
flattering. i think because it's one of the classic look you can use glittery accessories to make a little coolness out of it. the necklace is only $24 and really makes the outfit. >> in the red looks great with it. >> red, black and white is also a big fun one there. >> melissa, thank you so much. moving right along to the final print, and i think the most risque so give us tips on it. stars. there you go, that looks perfect. >> every girl can be a star. i love this. dolce & gabana have super sized stars. i love this blouse, with trousers. >> this is much more affordable $59 as opposed to $5,900. keep a great pair of long trousers and keeps your, lengthens your legs. >> how do you ajoyed overdoing it. this is perfect on her. use accessories to pop it.
you have all of your prints, mix and match with great accessories. i love the sequins with the stars. >> ladies, come on back out. you all look so fantastic. thank you so much. really appreciate it. i was looking for mary, our last model, thanks a lot. >> beautiful. you all look great. rachael, thank you very much. up next one dish but four meals, making slow roasted pork in "today's kitchen." first this is today on
>> yes. >> gentlemen out there, please never do this but i made the mistake of questioning my wife one day. >> what a fool you are. what are you feeding my children? she turned it on me and said if you paid half as much attention to feeding your kids as do you to feeding the customers, we could write a whole book. so that's the genesis of the whole thing. >> that's what happened. we start off with slow roepsed por roasted pork. >> you have a pork shoulder. they're really, really cheap and so easy to cook. i just stabbed in with a knife and kind of like shoved in little pieces of garr rick and rosemary. if you don't want to do it, you don't have to. throw into olive oil in a pan. instead of using a roasting rack i love to add onions and carrots and celercelery, elevates the r and you have water to keep the dripgz fr drippings from burning. >> how long in the offen? >> couple of hours, moderate
heat, 350 degrees and this is like our sunday supper, what we want to eat at the sunday dinner table. so after this, i'll make a few dishes throughout the week for gen toifr reheat or things we can put together real quick, running in between ballparks and this and that you know how it can be. >> exactly. >> just a little bit of chopped up pork. we have onion i started browning a second ago. we have a little pepper jelly. >> i love pepper jelly. ketchup and peanut butter. >> we don't like ketchup and peanut butter. we add honey. would you stir that for me? >> i sure would. >> a little bit of vinegar, wor worcestershire sauce, a little bit of salt and pepper, and it's just that easy. so basically you made this barbecue sauce in the bottom of the pan. >> all in one pot. >> in one foul swoop.
i love to spoon it over it. >> you don't have to cook it long because the meat is already cooked. >> no time whatsoever. just like this, i loved fried onions. if you don't want them don't use them. >> that's okay. lettuce and potatoes. honey, it's healthy. >> there you go. >> very nice. >> i'll give that one to you later. >> okay, thank you and come back here. >> you can also take that same pork. >> right. >> chop it up and make it, turn it into a five-minute chili. >> what kind of beans in there? >> these are little great northern, they can be canollini. i like dry. if you don't want to do it, don't do it. use canned beans. >> number three. number four. >> this is like one of my favorite, my children love to eat vietnamese food. we have this culture in new orleans, rice stick noodles, easy. >> delicious. >> throw grilled pork on top.
how are you all doing? >> how are you? >> would you excuse us, please. >> hello! >> well, well! i never! >> yes you have. >> now i'm blushing. i've never seen al just like shoved off the set before. >> i'm sure your wife would love to know that. >> all right, all right, so i'm sorry. just get caught up in the moment. >> four ways roasted pork. always the best. >> thank you so much. >> we've got day four of matt's where in the world is matt lauer. yeah, i'm married. does it matter?
you'd do that for me? really? yeah, i'd like that. who are you talking to? uh, it's jake from state farm. sounds like a really good deal. jake from state farm at three in the morning. who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing, jake from state farm? [ jake ] uh... khakis. she sounds hideous. well she's a guy, so... [ male announcer ] another reason more people stay with state farm. get to a better state. ♪ good morning, everyone. the time now is 9:56. i'm jon kelley. coach for the san francisco giants will hold a benefit concert tonight for injured
giants fan, bryan stow. the lunatic fringe will play a special concert tonight at yoshi's club in san francisco. the blue grass band will release a new album at the event tonight. they'll donate all the money from the sales to bryan stow and his family. stow has spent nearly nine mo h months recovering from a traumatic brain injury after he was beaten outside dodgers stadium in march. we want to give you a heads up about an emergency alert test that will take place at 11:00 this morning. tv and radio stations will take part in this test at 11:00 am. it's set to last 30 seconds. you'll hear the sound of the tone and that familiar phrase "this is a test." this is an unprecedented test of the nation's emergency system, running on every tv station and every radio station throughout the entire country. time now for a quick check on your local weather. christina loren is here to tell us about it. you want to test out jour
jacket, you still can. it's still cold out there. we'll warm up into the 60s and 70s later on. san francisco, 53 degrees right now. high pressure is fully in control of our weather pattern. area of low pressure toward our north will drive in high clouds as we head throughout the day today. mix of sun and clouds. 67 for san francisco and 69 in san jose today. we have major changes as we head to late thursday. heavy rain arrives, lasting through friday. friday is kind of a washout. let's check your drive with mike. we're looking at the south bay. northbound 880, let me circle it here. an earlier accident north of 101. that has cleared from the roadway, but caused slowing, which still has to clear. 101 itself at 87, guadalupe, that's the last to clear from this area. a little slow around the peninsula, both directions, palo alto. no drama either side of the bay. oakland, slowing past the coliseum. still bunched up right around high street. 20, 25 minutes almost to san leandro. jon? >> thank you so much, mike.
captions paid for by nbc-universal television from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> middle of the week. it's winesday, wednesday. november 9th. hey, everyb good to see you. >> hey. >> hey! we're going to be leaving soon. >> we're packing our bags and we're heading to orlando, florida. >> yeah. much easier trip for us. we will see you there on friday. >> friday. live. >> but if you are interested in being our -- our person that is made over -- makeover of the week -- >> you've got to giddyup.
right now. >> tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. >> friday is going to be a lot of fun. it's the wizarding world of harry potter. look at us with our capes on. it's going to be fun on friday. >> i've been watching the new -- "deathly hallows" final. it's good. very into it. matt, day three. i got in this morning. i went, how in the world did he get from madrid, spain, to kuala lumpur, malaysia. >> they're 13 hours ahead of us. 9,400 miles away. 7 1/2 hours. >> two flights. 7 1/2 hours each. >> 15 hours total in the air. that's called the stink fruit or stinky fruit. texture looked like you could
gag on it. >> no, thank you, jerry. he wants to give us some stinky fruit. you keep your stinky fruit to yourself. look how gorgeous those costumes are. look how beautiful these women are. amy's hair and make-up was done malaysian style. did you notice? she looked absolutely beautiful. matt got there four hours before he started broadcasting. i don't know how he does it. >> i'm busting. i have to let the secret out. >> gosh, hoda. >> i got an iphone! okay. let me show you. here's my old phone. okay? >> which looks dangerously like my present phone. >> but then i got this thing. this is crazy. listen. it's got a girl on it named seery. listen to what she does. text kathie lee. [ beep ]. >> i don't have a phone number
or e-mail address -- >> yes, you do. wait. i did it wrong. >> you did klg. >> text kathy gifford. [ beep ]. >> sorry. i didn't find -- >> no, no, no! suri! >> i'm not important enough to be in your data base. >> what's the weather in orlando. >> for kathie lee. >> i don't know what you mean by -- >> stop talking! wait a minute! stop it! okay. it has a lot of good things. something's wrong. no. i'm bored with her. i hate suri. hold on. let me tell you the other great thing. >> okay. >> wait. it makes phone calls. wait a second. this is the craziest thing you're ever going to see. get ready. i'm going to call karen. here's what's happening. i'm calling her.
my friend karen. >> in new orleans. >> watch. you're going to freak. why isn't it ringing? here. it's ringing, it's ringing. hold on. >> oh, hoda. do you know how many people are turning off their televisions? >> no. it's worth waiting for, what's going to happen right now! please answer. she's on the other line. are you there? come on. wait. it's worth it. hello? okay. can you do face time, karen? she's on face time. wait. >> i see you and me. hey! >> wait. face time. watch. look. here we are. okay? where's karen? where are you? wait. is she there? or is that us? let me see. >> that's us! i could call hoda right now. >> here she is! look, look, look, look! >> do you see me? >> it took ten minutes. this is how you can talk on a phone. >> she blew her hair out.
that looks good. you look good! isn't that crazy? you can talk to your friend and look at them. >> you put your make-up on for this, karen. here's the bad news, though. now you have to do -- before you can take a phone call, now you have to do hair and make-up and get in a good light. >> isn't it crazy? i love it. suri is usually good. >> we got to go. nice talking to you. sorry. bye, karen. >> oh, my gosh. this is about as much fun as waiting for the cable guy, hoda woman. that's our next topic. >> waiting. >> we are spending -- as we've just proven, we are spending our lives waiting for something to happen. >> have you ever called the cable guy and they said we're going to come to you sometime between 12:00 and 5:00. >> or 8:00 and 4:00. >> or 8:00 and 4:00. seinfeld had this great spoof. they were like, what if the cable guy had to wait for you for a change? let's watch this. >> you know the guy that lives
here? >> yeah. >> all morning i've been waiting here. all morning. the guy says he's going to be home. i show up and all i do is wait. i'm getting pretty sick and tired of it. i'm not going to put up with it much longer. >> i'm loving this! >> it's about time the cable guy waited. >> you know, it's not just the cable guy. one of my pet peeves, when you need to call somebody and you don't get them. instead of just getting right to a hi, missed your call, beep, you know, we know to wait for a beep. you know -- >> please wait for a beep. press 1 if you want it to be marked urgent. press 2 if you want to get the fax machine. >> who has a fax machine anymore? >> nobody. nobody. >> if you're really calling for her mother -- it's just -- somebody needs to come up with -- why does -- if i call christine, i get five things like that. but if i call her at home, it
goes right to beep. i want somebody to just -- we work for comcast. let's make them do that. >> they should do it. >> yes! >> i love my iphone. i really love it. i just want to try one more time. >> no, no, please! there's a new website called gethuman.com that helps you find a human on the other side of the phone more quickly. apparently. call gethuman.com and see if they can get karen or suri or somebody. the next thing that's going to make you really crazy. they hope to launch an inflight web offer that -- >> kind of like porn on the plane. basically. >> right. yeah. >> you can get an app or something and get it on your ipad, iphone, computer, whatnot. they're saying -- because you're in your little private area of your seat. >> no, you're not. you're in your open space with me next to you. or a child.
what the heck is wrong with people? you can't even make it to orlando without that? you know? i understand maybe a transcontinental flight. how addicted are people to porn that they can't go to pittsburgh? they got to get to poughkeepsie is the problem. >> that's exactly what it is. >> all right. that's not enough today. >> so excited! >> 2:00 this afternoon is going to be the first -- >> k.l. needs one, too, someone just tweeted me. >> 2:00 this afternoon there's going to be a test. the first ever of the emergency alert system nationwide. >> let me just say something about that. ever since i remember growing up i heard that on the tv, that beep, beep, interrupts your show and then it say this is is a test of the emergency broadcast system, if this had been an actual emergency you would have been instructed where to go or what to do. >> right. >> that in the past, i'm 47, all those years, it's never -- they've never used it. >> pray to got you never in your lifetime hear it. >> no. but there were some big events.
>> apparently not a nuclear attack which maybe would be the one. >> your power was out. 9/11, nothing kacame over the television. those kind of things weren't happening. i don't know how big the thing has to be. anyway, i guess what's supposed to happen, they do the emergency alert. ten minutes later the president is supposed to address the country if there's a thing. it's only a test. >> it's only 30 seconds long. if that happens, don't turn it off. how about make a phone call, you know? have some fun. >> i love it. >> is this too soon to have christmas windows up? >> it's emily. it's emily weirda. that's who it was. i like your iphone. k.l. needs one, too. it's your friend. >> it is my friend. >> so you can get rid of this. >> i love this. i feel comfortable with it and so happy with it. i don't realize people make fun of me when i take it out. i think i'm texting really well. really fast for me, you know. and then i see people laughing at me! laughing at me. i will live longer than you will
because i am calm. >> she is calm, calm. speaking of calm -- >> this is the other reason. >> they say music actually makes wine taste better. i think the environment you're in can make it taste better. >> and the people you're having wine with. >> yes. so you suggested some music we could listen to our wine to. >> it's been said when you listen to the music, you perceive the wine to have certain taste characteristics of certain particular artist. none of this stuff makes sense. >> makes you feel better. >> if you drink a nice, full bodied merlot, you need tom jones. >> let's try it. ♪ >> that's good. >> they didn't play "what's new, pussycat." i totally disagree with that. to add a little zing to a glass of pinot grigio?
>> gaga. >> lady gaga. >> that's the only gaga song i've never heard. ever. this is the one -- oh, oh. >> i would prefer listening to the sounds of my friend rob mathis or il divo. >> they're going to be here tomorrow. >> that is why i'm a happy person. i don't listen to all that other stuff. i don't have a phone like that. >> hmm. ♪ >> we need a little culture and a little quiet in our lives, hoda woman. >> i'm feeling it. i'm feeling it. >> they're going to be with us tomorrow, by the way. >> we like them a lot. >> i would love to see a concert. like a battle of the bands between il divo and il volo. the four older guys with the four younger guys. can we make that happen?
il divo and il volo and see who's stand agent the end. seven of those amazing voices? >> all at once. >> just like hoda is thankful for iphone and fans are as well because they're cracking up, we want to know what you're thankful for. go to facebook.com, klg and hoda. click on being thankful today. a graphic at the top. submit a brief subscription of what you're thankful for today and every day. you'll be entered to win a trip for fourtoo new york city. v.i.p. seating and breakfast for four during the macy's thanksgiving parade at time warner center. a two nights' stay at the mandarin oriental new york. food, fashion and fun shopping packages provided by time warner center. flights for four will be provided by american airlines. >> sara? >> contest is november 16th, the winner will be announced november 17th. >> i'm about to get a text. >> let's go to orlando.
>> oh, my god. i'm wasting more of my life. now it's on television. that is so unbelievably sad. nothing. nothing. i know. this is not a test. this is us ending our career. up next -- >> try again? >> no. didn't work. no, suri! up next, was that you? was what me? we'll address those embarrassing foalth symptoms no one wants to ta see the big turkey for thanksgiving? ♪ [ grandma ] ok. ♪ ah. then we will all do it together. treats. teets...teets...teets... yeah. look at this. [ female announcer ] it seems like the best family traditions always start in the kitchen. ♪ rice krispies®. happy thanksgiving.
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hoda can't always control the things that her body does. if there isn't a bathroom or pharmacy in sight, things can get pretty embarrassing for hoda. go ahead. >> there are still quick cures to get you through the moment. nicole beeland is the editor of "cosmo" magazine and dr. raj, author of "what the yuck?" >> these are not fun to talk about. >> not pleasant at all. >> so hoda will. >> here's the first one. you have a sneezing fit. you don't have a cold. you don't know if it's an allergy. it's an inappropriate time for that to happen. how do you put the brakes on that? >> usually a sneeze is caused by something irritating inside of your nose. could be a piece of dusting w, h something like that. if it's possible to quickly get a cup of water, fill it to the top and dip your nose in a little bit to moisten that area. not always possible.
i agree. >> when you're on the phone, hoda, you have lots of time. >> getting a wet tissue or hahnky and moistening the tip of your nose could help. think about something unrelated to sneezing. numbers, letters, something that's going to -- >> your dust is still in your nose. you're only tricking yourself. the minute you stop thinking about numbers or something, the dust is going to remind you. >> you're right. sometimes if you think about a grapefruit it actually stimulates saliva, because it's sour. that can trick your brain to get rid of the sneezing relax. >> anybody whose favorite dessert is raisins, i don't trust. >> let's pretend when you got to go, you got to go. that happens. we have to urinate. there's nowhere around to go. what do you do? >> i don't think the word urinate was necessary there. >> when you have to pee like crazy. there's things you have to do. physiologists recommend a couple tricks that help you -- help
prevent you from bearing down on your bladder. they're easy. one is sit on the edge of your chair. that puts pressure on your perineum. >> doesn't let anybody know you have to pea really badly, either. >> it's a little conspicuous. that works. also curling your toes. that's more subtle. that can help. if you're doing that, it makes it hard physiologically to bear down on your bladder. also stretching your calves is another trick. >> what if you are -- you could just go. but sometimes it's not a place -- >> what if you have to go right now? >> just curl your toes. okay. >> what if you are -- you've had a terrible day. you're about to cry but you're in the workplace and you just -- some people can't hold it in. if you really -- is there a way to hold back tears? >> you feel a crying jag coming on. really don't want to do it. one thing you can do is stare at a bright light. it will cause your eyes to really quickly constrict, your
pupils. also close your eyes. math problems. count by from 100 by threes. this will trigger the logical part of your mind, not the emotional part. >> that would upset me. that's hard to do. not only do you want to cry, you're stupid! >> oh, gosh. >> one more thing to cry about. does anybody think this stuff through but me? am i the only one. >> you're alone. next one, you are about to speak in public. your mouth gets dried up. >> that does happen. >> what do you do? >> touch your tongue to the tip of your mouth, the roof of your mouth. avoid swalwing. that will cause a little saliva to pool in the bottom of your mouth. swish it around. problem solved. >> before you give a speech, hoda, i want to see you do that. >> no one has to see. >> mm-hmm. wonder what's taking so long. i don't even want to say this. we're almost out of time. do we have time to get to that one? >> what do you do when you're in public and your crack starts itching? >> yes. it can be very uncomfortab. this great, easy trick. if you can get to a bathroom
take any powder from a compact,stringcompact, sprinkle it back there. that'll help any itch. >> say bye-bye to that compact. >> throw away that brush. wiggle your backside to try to separate your cheeks a little bit. >> i'm telling tammy right now who's a little sick right now, good for you. one of the worst segments ever! ever! nothing personal, ladies. we love you. what do you do when your crack itches? this is what i came back to television for. >> yes, it is. you're loving it. say you love it right now. >> i love it. >> all right. >> photo exhibits done -- >> we have pictures that'll make you go, what? right after this. to use a vial and syringe as part of my daily routine anymore. my doctor showed me the novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is discreet and comes pre-filled with my insulin. flexpen goes with me and doesn't need refrigeration. and it's covered by most insurance.
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we are back with our segment we call "what the what?" >> that's right. once again, miss sara had the tough task of sorting through your photo. >> our first is from oklahoma city, oklahoma. am i supposed to lick the computer screen? i've heard of poking. >> click us. >> no. like us. but they said lick us. >> uh-huh. >> on facebook. >> somebody does not know how to
spell "like"? >> pretty much. the next one sent in by tonya from spokane, washington. that's some good advice. always wash your butt. >> get off the theme. get off the theme. get off it! >> that's a great tip. you should do that. mike from san marco, texas, submitted this photo. do they sell these at starbucks. >> i'll have a calffe mocha vodka valium latte to go, please! >> the next is courtesy of k.l. king from woodland, texas. take care. fall into the water carefully. aka, don't dive. don't you think it would be quicker to say no diving? and no piano experience necessary? >> piano player wanted.
much have knowledge of opening clams. >> it's a necessity. if you can play the piano, it's a perk. >> do you know in music when you make a big mistake is called? a clam. >> it is? >> go figure. still to come, "who knew?" >> i'm not going over there. i don't feel like it. because my crack itches. um. that's good. you've always loved the taste of classic campbell's soups. well, guess what? we're just getting warmed up. introducing campbell's slow kettle style soups. extraordinary taste sensations, crafted from delicious combinations of premium ingredients. you'll savor every last spoonful. even if you don't use a spoon. new slow kettle soups from campbell's it's amazing what soup can do. t layaway.slow kettle soups from campbell's the one that lets you buy 1000's of items... ...across dozens of departments... ...including apparel, toys, sporting goods and electronics. and with kmart layaway you can shop in-store or online. see for yourself why the competition - just can't stack up. now that's kmart smart.
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welcome back. a lot of sunshine over the entire bay area, as a result your temperatures are rather uniform. 67 in san francisco and oakland today. things really start to change as we head through the next 48 hours. an area of low pressure right now is riding along the jet stream. but, as we head through 48 hours from now, it's going to break apart from the jet stream. we call it a cut-off low and potentially capable of dumping rain right at the coast. that's what we're forecasting, starting late tomorrow night, lasting all the way through friday. friday looking like quite a washout. in addition to heavy rain at times, we could see thunderstorms roll in as well. it times out like this. front arrive, bringing heavy rain in for the morning commute friday. another round to get through late saturday into sunday. jon, back to you. coming up at 11:00 am, a true sign of the holidays is opening in san francisco today. bob redell takes us ice skating on union square. former olympic champion, and
from right here in the bay area, kristi yamaguchi. latest details on college campus. and more news in half an hour from now. yoseu enteezteil i ae l w we're back on this winesday, wednesday, ready to play our weekly trivia "who knew?" game. to commemorate veterans day we'll put your patriotic knowledge to the test. kathie lee is across the street at the nbc experience store ready to hand out $100 to those who answer correctly. tarika jones from "time" magazine is here to help me out. we'll test everyone's knowledge. >> from indiana, finish the lyric to the sta"the star-spang
banner." ♪ through the perilous fight >> you don't have to sing it unless you really want to. ♪ oh the -- oh say does the star-spangled banner yet wave. it's very bad. i missed it. i'm sorry. you're so great. >> they could have used my version of "the star-spangled banner, but no." you're going to love this. >> the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming. >> that's right. it was written during the war of 1812. it wasn't designated national anthem until 1931. it has been challenging celebrity singers ever since. >> it's one of those that people stumble over. it must be the nerves like this wonderful lady. sometime when you have the pressure -- >> it's hard to sing. >> back across to kath. beantown, boston. which of the following celebrities is a u.s. veteran.
tony bennett, bill cosby, alan ail alda or all of the above? >> all of the above. >> good for you. good for you! >> wow. tony bennett, bill cosby and allen alda, all vets. >> all vets. bill cosby was in the navy. i was interested to lefsh alan alda served six months during the korean war. sort of fitting considering we associate him with "m.a.s.h.." >> tony bennett. >> tony bennett was in world war ii, i think, at the front. >> lovely lady from north carolina. true or false. veterans day was originally known as armistice day. >> true. >> she's got red on and she got it right. armistice day. >> it commemorated the end of war world war i which everyone hoped would be the end of all wars. >> back across. >> nice to see you. where you from, hon?
>> new jersey. >> name the five branches oftd u.s. military and say it with pride. >> army, navy, air force, marine. coast guard! >> did someone cheat? what happened? she just wanted to give away her cd. those are the five branches. coast guard is one might stump people a little bit. >> i'm impressed she got it. they all answer to the commander in chief. interestingly the coast guard during peacetime reports directly to the department of homeland security as opposed to the department of defense. >> got it. okay. back across to kath. >> this gentleman is from upstate new york. which group of war veterans does bruce springsteen sing up in his song "born in the usa"? is it world war ii veterans, korean war, iraq war or vietnam war. >> "d," vietnam war. >> this man knows his bruce springsteen. >> he sure does. what a great song. >> yeah.
vietnam vets had a tough time of it. it was the first war america didn't win. there was a lot of ambivalence when they came home. that's what springsteen is tapping into. >> one more. >> one more from hartford, connecticut. who said the following quote about veterans. how important it is for us to recognize heroes and she-roes. ope open ra, hillary clinton, maya anlou or sarah palin. >> palin. >> the woman who said that was maya angelou. >> i love that quote. women served as nurses in noncombat rules basically in the history of the military. in the 20th century they started getting integrated into the service. in 2008 the first woman to be promoted to four-star general. >> wow. all right. thank you so much. i appreciate it. thanks a lot. coming up next, why you may never want to use a fitting room again. what is going on over there? kathie lee is going to come back across the street with her wine glass and we're going to talk
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magazine. what he's about to tell you may shock you. and maybe disgust you a little bit. hello, matt. >> we're going to have the world in hazmat suits after this segment. >> it's too much. >> it is too much. sometimes you have to take a little germ. you've got to take it. >> let's talk about the first one. atm machine. can't avoid that, right? >> i do. i go to frank gifford. get all my money from him. >> we should all be so lucky. atm researchers found has just as much bacteria as the toilet seat. gross! >> what do you do? swab it with some -- >> swab yourself with a little bit of disinfectant afterward. use enough. a lot of people just put a little dab on and think they're good. you need a silver dollar size amount of anti-bacterial solution. >> you could use your pen and poke numbers. >> depending on who had that pen before you did. >> if you take it out of your dirty purse. >> gross. >> public restrooms are nasty. >> they're always gross. everybody knows that. here is the unexpected thing about restrooms. >> wear depends.
>> just hold it. sometimes the stuff that's designed to make you cleaner can actually carry the bacteria. 25% of all soap dispensers can have bad bacteria on them. >> your hands are dirty when you push the bulltton. >> think like a surgeon. after you do it, do the elbow judo. if you're not worried, wash your hands before you have that hoagie. >> the fitting room. where's the issue there? >> people try on some popular items of clothing. as many as 12, 13 times. the stuff never gets washed. bacteria and bugs can live in there for a long time. so obviously if it's bathing suit season, make sure you wear something underneath. if you've got any open cuts, make sure they're bandaged. when you get it home, wash it before you wear it or put it in the dryer on hot. >> if there's anything oozing, it tends to be a problem. >> let's stroll down here. >> gallery of horrors. your own bed can be a source of mites. >> your own bed could be. we're clean. >> 84% of beds.
what researchers found is that humidity is what helps those bad little bugs grow. they feed on dead skin cremeell. when you get up in the morning, don't make your bed right away. give it time to air out. if you use a humidifier. >> bags. >> you might put your purse down. maybe in a public restroom. at work. in a dressing room. the bottom of the bags can become a mass transit system for bacteria. you guys are, i'm not going anywhere anymore. >> make sure you say -- >> wipe it off. >> here's the thing you can do. if you put your bag down or something like a briefcase or laptop bag, don't stick it on the kitchen table or on your bed when you get home. everybody's freaked out about bedbu bedbugs. luggage is the primary way they get carried from a hotel or restaurant to your room. >> remotes are always bad. >> now we're talking about something that makes a little sense. >> especially in the hotel room.
50% of remote controls according to to a study had rhino virus on them which causes the common cold. touch them through the sheets. some people are crazy enough they bring zip lock bags to put around remote controls. >> don't tell me a make-up bag has issues. >> you wanted to make sure you wash your brushes at least once or twice a month. and you do that with soapy water or some sort of disinfectant. insides as well. these collect dead skin cells. just like your bedding they can be a breeding ground for bacteria. >> hodie, when's the last time you washed your brushes? >> i use a zip lock bag. i use the same one for a long time. >> it's the same zip lock bag. >> my mom always used to take comet on anything she used that touch med. raw chicken, raw beef, salmonella. >> people still eat ceasar salad
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it's time for "today's" style. we're talking about a wardrobe staple. your bra. >> the bra whisperer is the founder of intimacy lingerie boutique. she's here to snap you into shape. >> exactly. >> today you're going to prove your point with twins. how kinky, susan. >> i know. we've got four sets of twins. we're going to debunk the common problems women have. showing you how to get the right fit. because most women don't even believe it's going to change how they feel. >> it does. >> it really will. we're going to start off with the problem and the wrong way.
we'll start with the uniboob. this is anna marie. she has the uniboob. >> she's wearing a soft crop top. no construction. not very good support. >> sure looks comfortable. >> she's playing east and west. we'll show you how you can get so much better shape. >> let's see the one we're supposed to have. >> a fantastic t-shirt bra. uplift. the underwire is making her look fabulous. gals are perky. bust line is within her body frame. most women don't realize it's about comfort and it's about style. >> thank you. >> you guys are working it. >> thanks, ladies. >> a little embarrassing. >> it takes guts to walk out here in your bra. >> it's embarrassing. that's what i'm saying! >> compressed breasts. people squeeze it up. >> compression is a big problem. women compress the breasts against the chest wall to minimize looking full. she's really spilling out of the
top. >> skimaybe she likes it that w >> now a great demi bra. she's not spilling out the side. these gorgeous gals with fabulous figures look even better. >> still waiting for them to get their dentyne commercial. >> we call this the sagging sisters. dana got the short straw on this. >> a lot of women blame themselves and think their bodies are to blame because they're not getting uplift. it's really about the cup lifting off her body because the bra is too big in the back. >> come on out, christine. let's see the right way to do it. >> her sister comes out all of the sudden looking perky, sassy in a red demi bra. fabulous look to have. you can see also she looks slimmer and taller and looks like she's lost a lot of weight. >> thanks. >> thank you. >> that's true. if you minimize your large bosom, people think you've lost weight. >> it's really true. today we're going to see this here. >> major spillage, you guys. >> major spillage. >> oh, my gosh!
>> katie -- >> oh, my gosh! get the fire extinguisher. >> you have to give her props. katie -- >> she doesn't need any more props! she's got all the props she's ever going to need in life! >> this is painful. of course, a young gal doesn't want to be in a granny bra either. but getting a bra that's too small, that hurts. >> come on, christi. come on out. help your sister. >> look how fabulous her sister looks. >> i don't know. some people are going to think the first one's better. i'm telling you. >> our crew does for sure. >> i know which one the crew likes. >> every woman can benefit from a bra fitting. we carry over 90 sizes of bras. >> does make all the difference in your clothes. >> get a bra fitting. here's our website. we have 17 stores. >> thank you! >> susan, wrap it. stay with us. you're cutting into our next segment. >> first this is "today" on nbc.
it is no secret parenting today is not easy. especially when you have picky eaters. >> sole moon fry wants to help you out. best known for her role as punky brucer in the 1980s sit come she's mother of two and author of a terrific book called "happy chaos." >> so excited to be here again. i love you guys. we're going to have some fun today. >> okay. >> it's going to be great. >> you're making an eating adventure. >> we have a mystery taste test. i love doing this with my kids at home. especially when you have picky eaters. it's makes it so much fun for them. >> what do we do? >> we blindfold! put that down! all right. we have fun. we bring all sorts of snacks together. you can do everything from broccoli to pickles to carrotings and hummus.
my daughter does not love carrots. she loves it with hummus. make it fun for them. your eyes are closed. we'll test down a little something. a little dipping if they're scared of vej jis. close your eyes, open your mouth. >> bite it! >> what is it? do you know what it is? >> broccoli. >> broccoli! >> that's a fun little game you play. >> very fun. okay. one more. open up your mouth! >> give her something good, for goodness sake. >> what do you think it is? does it taste weird? >> it's a pickle! >> swallow real quick, sweetheart. open up. open up. >> do you have any clue what it is? do you not like it? does it taste funny. >> she's gagging. here. you can spit it out. >> the whole idea is having fun. my girls love doing this. if you're ever thinking of fun things to do in the house, that's always a big hit. >> what's happening over here? >> we had a blast. >> we love making salads in our
house. we will go to the farmer's market, pick out great things. i have this whole philosophy you get on their level. make it fun for them. involve them in the process. what are you guys making here? look at these gorgeous salads? what do you have in there? what have you got in there? cabbage. >> raisins. >> she's making a fruit salad. >> cranberries. >> peaches and strawberries. >> that's cool. kind of make your own. >> make your own. also put it on their level. the more you involve them in the process of cooking, the more they'll have a love for food. i think that's one of the biggest things. >> this is really great. >> that farmer's market you guys have out in l.a. is unbelievable. >> have a good time with them. over here, hi, guys! what are you working on? we are making these adorable grab bags. something we love to do is taking the mystery snack. >> yes. >> filling them in a bag. have fun. you can do it for parties, get-togethers. the kids love it and it makes them explore different kinds of food. over here we have dried fruits.
we have some gummy bears, pretzels. >> i love it. >> all these things are in your book, right? >> yes. a great way to engage with the kids. look at how cute these guys are! oh. >> is somebody calling you, hoda woman. >> call kathie lee. >> oh, lord. >> by the way, we have grab bags for you guys. >> thank you so much, soleil. >> call kathie lee. it's going to work before the end of the show. tomorrow, holiday movies you're going to look forward to. >> call kathie lee. >> plus, what's really in that soup you're eating. and a performance by the one and only il divo. have a great day, everybody. >> here it comes. here it comes! ring! ring! >> waiting. ring! >> waiting. ageing. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
thank you so much for being with us. it's a little bit early this morning. i'm marla tellez. >> good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. starting off a little bit early, about two minutes ahead of schedule. we want to give you a little heads up about something that's about to happen on every television and radio station across the entire country. >> at exactly at 11:00, we are have a test of the emergency alert system. once it does sound, it's only going to last for 30 seconds. stick around and we'll be right back with news afterwards.
>> the alert could come just about any time and cut us off at that point. >> while we wait for it to start, let look at some of our top stories. we just learned the conjoined twins separated are now out of the icu unit. great news there. we'll have more details coming up after the emergency alert test. >> good news. everything according to schedule. also, fire investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what sparked a three-alarm fire at the skywalker ranch overnight in the marin county hills. it is possible a smoking chimney fire is the culprit for this one. no injuries or major damage has been reported. skywalker ranch, if you didn't know it, is the original headquarters for film maker george lucas' special effects team. another one of our top stories, oakland police officers are giving us a firsthand look at the unrest during raids on the occupied camp in oakland. officers used their own cameras to capture the raid.
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