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>> we'll be back at 7:25. good morning, boiling point, americans increasingly frustrated with congressional leaders as a crucial deadline to pay the nation's bills just days away. breaking overnight, a small homemade bomb explodes inside one of the nation's largest airports. nobody was hurt but a terminal was down delaying flights for hours as police scrambled to find out who put it there. and person of interest. six years later, police release new images of the man sought in the disappearance of madeleine mccann. does he hold the key of unlocking that mystery today? today, monday, october 14th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news,
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this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm david gregory along side natalie morales and dylan dreyer. >> maybe you can explain what's going on in washington. >> it is so frustrating. this is dynamic where each side thinks the other side is 100% at fault here. i don't think we'll get to thursday without a deal. >> we're seeing tempers fly on all sides right now. >> absolutely. that's today's top story this morning. the push to end the government shutdown taking on new urgency with the u.s. days from losing its ability to borrow money. peter alexander is at the white house this morning with the very latest. good morning, peter. >> reporter: good morning, david. no deal in sight and not a lot of progress here. the next days will be critical on the u.s. closing in on a thursday deadline. that's when the government could begin defaulting on its bills.
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a heavy focus will be on the global financial markets, including the stock market opening today on the holiday that could put more pressure on republicans and democrats to finally make a deal. with just three days until the u.s. is expected to run out of money to pay its bills it's hardly inspiring, the top party leaders in the senate talking is touted as a breakthrough. >> i'm positive today. >> reporter: among the sticking points spending levels, the length of a short-term deal to reopen the government as well as any extension of the nation's borrowing limit. >> to my colleagues in the house on both sides, and to the senate, we're ruining both institutions. >> reporter: with the shutdown in its third week americans on both sides are furious. frustrations on display across washington sunday where tea party protestors piled barricades in front of the white house.
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those were carried from the closed world war ii memorial where sarah palin and senator ted cruz rallied conservatives. >> our veterans should be above politics. enough games. >> reporter: some states have given up waiting for the federal government, footing the bill to reopen national parks themselves. mt. rushmore today, the statue of liberty and the grand canyon over the weekend. still, americans are hurt and in response pulling together. in iowa, moms have donations after setting up a facebook page to help parents who lost government benefits. >> we just need to pull together as a nation and start filling in these gaps and get through this together. >> reporter: some republicans are accusing the democrats of overreaching and trying to capitalize on the republican parties flipping poll numbers. an agreement is possible in the house soon but whether they'll go along with it is unclear. >> peter alexander, thank you so much.
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>> let's bring in senator corker a republican from tennessee. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> are you willing to go out on a limb and say by thursday this congress will raise the debt ceiling increasing the nation's borrowing limit and warding off economic disaster? >> well, savannah, you know, there's no question that house republicans for a long time overreached regarding the health care bill and for about, you know, 48 hours now, the democrats have overreached by wanting to spend more, unbelievably. but i do sense that people are getting back on the right page here and i do hope that by the end of the day we'll have an agreement that makes sense for our country. >> are you confident of that? you have ceos worrying, world leaders meeting this weekend. worried about the impact, not just in this country but across the world financial markets. can you say, yes, congress will take us off this cliff? >> savannah, this environment is different than any that i have seen around an arrangement like
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this. it's very difficult, i think, for any of us to say for sure this is going to happen. i was with finance ministers from around the world saturday night. typically i'm in tennessee but i was here this weekend. you are right. there's a lot of concern about whether we're going to meet this deadline. i think at the end of the day we will. but we have to move ahead with a senate agreement and then the house has got to be open to focussing on those things that make our country stronger which is spending restraints. hopefully -- everybody is getting, as i mentioned, on the right page, and that is focused on spending and reforms and the things that make our country stronger. i think that is beginning to be the case and hopefully we'll move ahead today, savannah. >> you just mentioned that house republicans in your view overreached with this entire exercise. as you know, the polls have been devastating to republicans. do you think that the republican party deserves credit or blame, however you want to put it, for
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the shutdown and now the looming crisis with the debt ceiling? >> well, that effort obviously was not one that bore fruit and i knew that from day one and i had been saying that. but the other side of the aisle seeing what they thought was weakness also moved to a place that was an overreach. so i think we're finally, savannah, in a place where the right conversation is occurring. i don't really focus on who gets blame. i was elected to try to solve problems and i think we're on the verge of possibly doing that today. so let's stay focused on that and move that behind us and let's set up an arrangement where in an orderly way we can focus on the reforms that we all know as a country we need to have in place to make our nation stronger. >> we know people will be glad of that. senator corker of tennessee, good to have you with us. thank you.
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>> thank you. we have breaking news this morning about a red cross team of workers being kidnapped. have richard engel with the latest. >> four of them have been released. they are in good health. it is a sign of how dangerous it is to work in syria, even if you are trying to deliver humanitarian supplies. >> reporter: the syrian government may be destroying chemical weapons, but that has not slowed the carnage. four vehicles, a convoy of eight workers traveling north of today mass damascus were kidnapp kidnapped. two car bombs exploded in front of the syrian state television building on sunday. the blast sent the broadcast to black. but another channel with a studio nearby had a unique perspective.
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watch the man on the right. he is a pro-regime analyst and as he is describing how foreign backed islamic extremists are destroying syria with bombs, behind him -- >> the anchor asks how he is. we are resilient. go ahead with your questions the analyst says and the second explodes. the analyst can't hide his look of confusion and shock. the bombings were likely the work of syrian rebels increasingly lead by islamic radicals linked to al qaeda. the so-called islamic state in iraq and idlab they're not just talking the syrian government. witnesses say the al qaeda backed group kidnapped 7 aid workers from the international committee of the red cross and arab red crescent on sunday morning. they just delivered medical supplies to the city of idlib. >> calling on the groups holding them to release them immediately and unconditionally. >> reporter: more than 110,000 syrians have been killed in the civil war so far. the u.s. chose not to intervene, but for syrians, the killings and kidnappings can't be
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ignored. >> once again, several aid workers are still being held and the red cross says they will continue to operate. >> good news. those now freed. richard, thank you so much. >> let's turn to natalie with breaking news. a small homemade bomb in los angeles at the airport. >> that's right. the fbi investigating after the small explosion at the los angeles international airport sunday night. the blast delayed several flights. nbc's tom costello has the latest from the washington d.c. newsroom. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this was about 6:30 last night at l.a.x. international terminal two. police and firefighters were called to a report of an explosion in an employee restroom. an area the general public doesn't have access to. they found evidence of a dry ice explosion inside a plastic bottle. a chemical reaction caused the explosion. overall operations not greatly impacted by this. a few flights were briefly
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delayed. this appears to have been a prank that certainly got everybody's attention. there were no injuries and no planes involved. the airport was back to normal ops by 9:00 p.m. the lapd and fbi are looking for a suspect or suspects, natalie. tom costello, thank you. breaking news from london. a 44-year-old man was arrested after trying to enter buckingham palace with a knife. no one was injured and the queen was not at the palace. at least 115 people have died on a bridge on a stampede. hundreds were crossing a bridge that leads to a remote temple when railings broke. witnesses say people panicked and flights broke out. police began hitting people with batons causing a stampede. most were crushed and others drowned. the clean up is under way in
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india after the country got hit by a powerful cyclone that caused damage. many residents are now coming home to find their houses in ruins. the cyclone was the strongest storm to hit india in a decade. it flattened shacks and houses and destroyed millions of dollars of crops. so far, 17 deaths reported from the storm. caught on camera in china. you can see people making their way down the bridge toward a dock area when it suddenly gives way sending everyone in the harbor. about ten people suffered minor injuries. 30 people had to be rescued sunday when their boat capsized off the shores of miami. the 45-foot catamaran was submerged in eight feet of water. the coast guard and good samaritans helped pull people from the water. a preliminary investigation shows the boat was used to taxi
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people to and from a party on a local beach. high drama in boston last night as the red sox made an unforgettable comeback in the game against the tigers. the red sox down 5-1 in the eighth, but david ortiz tied the game with the grand slam. t torii hunter almost made the catch. the reaction of the boston police officer in the stands. a lot of people are talking about that. that is officer steve horgan. i don't know if he was trying to help torii hunter out or not. >> i don't think so. >> the red sox went on to win in the ninth. >> the boston fans are classy. they did not cheer for ortiz until they knew torii hunter was okay. >> and dylan. >> it was a good day to be a boston fan. >> huge comeback win.
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>> our audience right now out in the west is focused squarely on the dodgers. they need to get their act together against the cardinals. >> yes. >> we will see how that plays out. you know we have a huge storm system that is making its way through the rockies. it comes with a lot of snow and a lot of heavy rain. on the east side of it is where we see the heavy rain. you see south dakota. we have areas of just torrential rain here. here is the area of low pressure right in through here. on the northwest side of it, that is where we have the snow. it is in the higher elevations where we have a lot of snow. because of that, we naturally have the winter weather advisories. in blue, the winter storm warnings. we could end up with a foot of snow. take a look at who will get what. the area in navy here where we could end up with 9 to 12 inches of snow. to the east of that, you see moving in central and western minnesota, that is where we
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could have 5 inches of rainfall. it will be messy out that way. up and down the west coast, a lot of sunshine. seattle with sunshine and 72. that is a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds. get paid to do something you really love, what would you do?" ♪ [ woman ] i'd be a writer. [ man ] i'd be a baker. [ woman ] i wanna be a pie maker. [ man ] i wanna be a pilot. [ woman ] i'd be an architect. what if i told you someone could pay you and what if that person were you? ♪ when you think about it, isn't that what retirement should be, paying ourselves to do what we love? ♪ good monday morning to you. happy columbus day. temperatures are going to be warmer this afternoon especially
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at the coast because of the clear start. a live look at the golden gate bridge you can see old glory betting pickup, the winds have shifted offshore and they are going to pick up throughout the day today. 77 degrees on the way to oakland. 77 right here in san jose. and 73 meanwhile in san francisco, so a nice warm day, warmer days into wednesday. >> thank you so much. now to a mystery in new mexico where an amber alert has been cancelled for a group of teenagers from a ranch for at risk youth. the boys are safe and with their families but the program they were attending is at the center of a troubling investigation. kristen dahlgren is in hillsboro this morning and has the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. authorities this morning are seeking ranch owner scott chandler. there's no charges. he is just wanted for questioning at this point. at least one of the families of the boys that returned is angry that an amber alert was issued at all.
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>> for two days authorities combed through miles and miles of desert scrub before calling off the search last night. >> it's been checked and they're with the guardian. >> reporter: the nine boys are now home with their families. something the attorney for the tierra blanca ranch he told authorities days ago. >> there's no mechanism to quickly verify they are with the parents. this is not an amber alert situation. >> reporter: the alert came friday after they tried to serve a search warrant for the ranch and they found it empty and scott chandler gone. dozens of police reports allege abuse at the ranch, handcuffs, shackles, teens forced to run for long periods of time and threats of castration. steven cowan sent his son jonathan to the program. >> they wake them up in the middle of the night. they're forced to do things.
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>> reporter: he says his son is now standing by scott chandler like other teens in the program that have come forward in support. >> i was thinking about trying to imagine a situation where scott would kidnap anybody. nothing would come to mind. >> reporter: but critics wonder why the program isn't credentialed or regulated. mark lived there for two years. >> there were no therapists or counselors or drug addiction specialists. >> reporter: scott chandler denies any abuse took place and just last week defended his program. >> there's proof in the pudding. everybody wants to make it about credentials. compare our success to the supposed credentialed people. >> reporter: chandler will likely face a lot more questions as may the state. new mexico department of child and family services wasn't aware of the abuse allegations until just last year and the complaints were made by former residents here at the ranch so it was out of it's jurisdiction. so still a lot of things that need to be tied up here, savannah.
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>> that's for sure. kristen, thank you very much. so carson is off today. willie geist is on duty in the orange room. i asked if i may enter the orange room. >> can't do it. >> he said can i go into the orange room naked. >> no, no. >> you know you said that. >> no, this is my first time in the orange room and the initiation rituals are a little strange. so there was a big game here on nbc last night. nfl, dallas cowboys hosting the washington redskins. cowboys won but people are talk talking about what happened at hast. halftime. there's a controversy over the nickname the redskins. a lot of people view it as a racial slur. bob costas himself weighing in on the controversy over the redskins name. >> ask yourself what the equivalent would be if directed toward african-americans, hispanics, asians, or members of any other ethnic group. when considered that way,
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redskins can't possibly honor a heritage or a noble character trait nor can it possibly be considered a neutral term. it's an insult, a slur, no matter how benign the present day intent. >> that's bob costas at halftime of the redskins game yesterday. redskins owner dan snyder has set out and out we're not changing the name. we have 81 years of history behind it. he said we're never going to change it. you can use all caps. let's look at what our viewers said about this. this is at today.com. should the redskins change their name? 69% of you said no, the team should not change it's name. that echos an ap poll which the redskins teams from june that says 79% of americans say the redskins should keep the name. >> thank you very much. the team owner saying he's not
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changing anything. >> there's a lot of momentum among journalists in the media saying this should be reconsidered so this maybe a matter of time issue. >> when somebody like costas weighs in people pay attention. >> absolutely. >> a big development in a story we have been following for years. police release sketches of a man sought in the disappearance of madeleine mccann. is this the break her parents have been waiting for? >> and ways to protect your money if leaders can't work out a deal on the nation's debt. but first, this is "today" on nbc. pepper jack cheese, mushrooms,
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♪ oooooooo. ♪ good morning. it's 7:26. i'm scott mcgrew. b.a.r.t. trains are running bought possible shutdown looms for tomorrow. no deal reached after negotiations went well into the early morning hours. b.a.r.t. says its latest offer which includes a 12% pay raise over four years is its best and final offer. both sides will be back at the table later today. of course we'll have updates on negotiations during our next newscast at 11:00 a.m. later today we're expecting to get an update on the potentially dangerous pg&e pipeline in san carlos. the city council there will consider spending a quarter million dollars to look into the safety of the pipe line which runs under the city.
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pg&e shut down that line earlier this month after a judge's order. that was after intern e-mails revealed concern over corrosion and cracks similar to the pipe line that exploded in san bruno. let's check the weather. >> good morning to you, scott. good morning to you at home. a like look from high atop san bruno, a beautiful start to the day. it is cold out there. make sure you grab a jacket. something you can peel off by around noon. it's going to be warmer than yesterday by 3 to 5 degrees. cities inland will hit 5 to 10 degrees of warming. 8 oyn concord, 73 in san francisco, a lot of sunshine all week long. we will see elevated fire danger as temperatures warm and we get dry downsloping winds. then temperatures dropping off. the winds calming down thursday into friday, and a nice looking weekend ahead. let's check on your columbus day
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commute. >> columbus day might be a factor because government buildings and banks get the day off. look how light it is at the bay bridge toll plaza. i think the potential for the b.a.r.t. strike had folks planning. we had a light flow around the maze. the metering lights turned off. there is an issue west 80 at fremont a crash that's clearing toward fifth. expect a little slowing. a smooth drive down the peninsula also the east bay. palo alto is seeing slowing as the sun comes up. it's tough to drive. back to you. >> we'll have another local update for you in about a half hour. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great deals the easy way. you do enough flying around. that's why we give you real big club card deals. this week, load up on your favorite coke products.
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only at safeway. 7:30 now on monday morning, 14th of october, kptd, and what a pretty shot. sun is coming up in philadelphia. and here are a few more shots people are sending in. you can do it too, get in on the fun, use the hashtag today sunrise and perhaps a selfie. >> really? >> exactly. >> i want to know about the sunrise thing. >> thanks for watching the show. i'm savannah guthrie. and matt and al are off today. topping the headlines, an alarming scene at los angeles international airport. a dry ice bottle explode in an
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employee bathroom. good news, no major injuries and no arrests. 30 people had to be rescued off the coast of miami when a cat ma ran capsized. they helped with the rescue. and? resolution in sight for the government shutdown in d.c. three days before the u.s. loses its ability to pay its bills. and hard enough juggling one or two, but imagine having nine under the age of even. the sleep-deprived parts who had quintuplets, nob for tilt treatments, and they have twins at home. and they have five of those things. the baby roercker. >> what are those? >> they have well-behaved. that's good. >> everybody has got to go to sleep at the same time. >> details on that.
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>> okay. >> and with charlie hundredman dropping out, the search is on for the next christian gray. who's going to play the lead? we have the latest scoop, and we want you to tweet us with the latest choice. #orange. >> i want to go -- >> you can. it's 50 shades of grey, the title of your upcoming biography. >> it's 7:32, you have been working on that. >> shift gears and begin this half hour with now developments in the disappearance of madeline mccann. we are in london with the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. this is a case that makes you think of your own children and shudder at what happened. the thought of your 3-year-old girl just disappearing and years later not knowing what happened. well, there just aren't words. here in london they say they
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have new clues. the parents are clinging to hope and fighting for the truth. madeline mccann, a happy, outgoing 3-year-old. full of energy. in 2007 during a vacation, madeline vanished. but more than six years after she went missing from her family's apartment in portugal, could detectives have found evidence to track her down, to find her alive, now 10 years old? this morning there were photographs of a man acting strangely in the area. could he did the abductor? they are taking to the air waves to make a fresh appeal. >> come into the apartment, and take a little girl. >> reporter: and they will reconstruct the day she disappeared to solve the case. she played tennis, was he watching this? this is one of the last pictures, smiling.
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the detective says they have new clues as well. >> primarily we are trying to do everything back to zero. >> reporter: police have access to cell phone data. in the area, one former detective told me there's still definitely hope. are they going to find her? >> they could do. the they could do. the thing is, the information there at the time is there. >> reporter: and british detectives say witnessed were left unquestioned even while her parents were accused. they have gained strength from story like duguard found after 17 years. they hold on to the hope that madeline is alive. because it's clear that the initial investigation missed a crucial lead, i was there as a reporter the day after madeline disappeared. and even then it appeared apartments weren't being searched, work wasn't being done, and all these years later,
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the detectives are searching. just imagine how the parents feel. >> it's good that they are working hard still. thank you very much. >> we want to get a check of the weather. we are just drying out in d.c. >> you have had days and days of rain and clouds. texas seeing the same thing. they have had several days of rain. but a lot of it. and this is a tropical storm that's stream income moisture. and you can see the heavier rain is coming down in brownsville. but as it streams in from the southwest, it's going to fuel showers and storms across texas. southern texas and up near dallas as well. we are looking at chance of up to another several inches of rain in parts of texas, down across areas in southern texas as well. you can see the flash flood watches and warnings are posted up and down texas. it's the tropical moisture that's fueling the storm
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systems. we could have an additional 1-3 inch was rain. dallas and st. anglo, 1-3 inches, but the downpours fueled by tropical moisture, perhaps 3-5 inches. flooding is a big issue that way. we could see thank you, dylan. good monday morning. it's columbus day and temperatures are going to be warm but it's a chilly start to the day. i wanted to show you this live picture of sunol, clear sky here and the coast is clear this morning as well. we're headed to about 73 degrees later on today in san francisco. 76 comfortable in santa cruz. 77 in san who saxt getting into the next couple days temperatures warm up. mid to upper 80s inland wednesday, then drop off thursday into sunday. and, of course, for your latest forecast any time, you can turn to the weather channel or check it out on weather.com. >> thank you so much. coming up next, three specific
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is there a way to insulate myself from what could be coming down? >> focus on the savings, the short-term savings. this is not a time to rush to sell investments, but make sure you build up enough cash on hand in case of an emergency. this could be a big one. >> a lot of financial firms are spending money in preparation, but think about your stock portfolio, what's the best advice? >> try to think long-term. we know the market is going to be in for a rough ride today, maybe over the next couple of days. if you've got money in stocks that you need not next five y r years, it doesn't belong there. but long-term, you have time to ride it out. >> but we went through this two years ago as well with washington. this is the second monitor, we continue to ask about the impact of the default. the big issue is the bond market. it has to do with rising interest rates because it's about paying billings. >> bd.
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>> the rising cost for the u.s. cost going up, that's going to impact everything you are borrowing as well. and that includes credit cards. you could see a significant impact on your credit card rate, seeing 15%, that's average, that's going to go up and hit your monthly bill. now is the time to pay down that credit card debt. >> has to do with the confidence people have in treasuries. as we lose confidence, mortgage rates go up, car loans are going to go up. so, you know, sharon's right, pay down as much of your short-term debt as you can. >> so we talk about home mortgages being so important, sharon, as we come other here, unemployment is still so high. and i talked to christine over the weekend on meet the press, major bankers talking about this could usher in a recession like that. the kind of disruptive shock this could have. >> what what does that do? paralyzes companies, they don't to want hire.
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we could see a serious impact on job growth we are starting to see. if you are fortunate enough to have a job, focus on the job, make sure you stay marketable and employable at this time. if you are looking if a job, it may take a bit longer to find one. >> it makes the short-term savings more important. if this happens, we could start to feel the effects in social security payments, tax refunds very quickly. those will be delayed. >> thank you both very much. we will watch and see. coming up next here, why did the lead actor in the fifty shades of grey movie suddenly drop out? will is in the orange room with the buzz from hollywood right after this. ♪ ♪ [ jen garner ] what skincare brand is so effective... so trusted... so clinically proven dermatologists recommend it twice as much
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we are back now at 7:48 with new drama surrounding the "fifty shades of grey" movie. charlie hunnam was supposed to star in it. but over the weekend he dropped out of the project. willie has been in the orange room ever since investigating. willie, what happened? >> it is raining men in here as you can see right now.
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this is the war room. we're going to find the new christian grey. some fans of the racy book were underwhelmed by hunnam's casting. when some fans learned that charlie hunnam was cast in "fift they shades of grey" they started a change.org petition to get a new christian grey. "the sons of anarchy" star dropped out of the movie, just a few weeks before filming is scheduled to start. universal pictures said hunnam's tv schedule does not allow him to adequately prepare for the role of christian grey but some hollywood insiders say there's more to the story. matthew belloni said he got cold feet on "fifty shades" movie.
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tv schedule is said to have nothing to do with his exit. >> he had a lot of unwanted attention since the casting was announced. universal had to hire a body guard for him and it's quite possible that he looked at that and thought i don't want to do this. >> with shooting under way in a few weeks, producers are scrambling to tie down a new leading man. >> you have to assume the producers are looking back at all their second choices and third choices but it doesn't seem from what i heard that there's a clear replacement in line for hunnam. >> fan favorites to fill the role, ian somerhalder and matt bomer. and before he dropped out, "saturday night live" had some creative casting picks. >> steve harvey. >> script don't make no sense, player. >> steve harvey not in the running as far as we know. he might be good. christian bale, bradley cooper, james franco here. he's coming up on the next hour
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on the show. but we went to the facebook page and asked you, the viewer, what you thought. scott eastwood leading the way. and james scott from "days of our lives." those are our two leading vote getters but from was another write in candidate that got a lot of votes. are you ready for this? >> hey, now. >> that's not a gag. that's not a joke. we got a lot of likes for mr. al roker as the next christian grey. >> al is not here. i wish he was. >> audition day. >> correct. thank you. thanks for catching my drift. >> i'm not intimately familiar with the book. >> sure, you're not. go ahead. >> i'm holding my tongue so much. >> but isn't the male lead -- shouldn't this be an older person? an older man? >> no, like in his 30s. early 30s. she's like 20 -- she is just out of college. >> you read all three of them. you read the trilogy. i'm an expert when it comes to
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good morning. it's 7:56. i'm scott mcgrew a. 72-year-old man from the bay area lost in the wilderness for 19 days is alive and recovering this morning. gene penaflor vanished in the forest during a hunting trip with a friend. he fell, hit his head and was knocked unconscious. when he woke up he was in a fog bank and lost track of where he was. the county sheriff's office searched for four days but had to call off the search. the san francisco native was eating squirrels to stay alive. his son says his dad reads a lot and watches wilderness survival shows. he used all of that knowledge to stay alive until he was found by hunters over the weekend. absolutely amazing. let's check the weather. good morning. >> good morning.
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happy columbus day. taking a live look here, this is san jose. a little hazy. we have good to moderate air quality for most of the bay area. temperatures are chilly, san francisco at 52 degrees, clear and breezy, no flight delays here. we have non-weather related flight delays into new york city's laguardia. we've got a nice day shaping up. if instrument the day off great day to hit the beach. 76 santa cruz, 77 in oakland and san jose today. getting into tuesday and wednesday, we've got warmer weather headed our way. >> talk about san jose where the sunrise coming up through the haze and not a big deal. the traffic flow, look at that. north 101, north 280, 85 all showing the slowdown. this is pretty light now. columbus day some folks getting off. north 101 where there is a crash, that will slow past the scene. not a big deal for the tri-valley. bogging down in livermore there. and the bay bridge. it's clear. back to you. >> we'll have another local
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, is it a bird? meet the man that somehow pulled it off. today, monday, october 14th, 2013. hi, we love you. >> that's good morning in
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chinese. >> it's my sweet 16. >> it's my son's 9th birthday here at "today." all the way from hawaii. >> we made this just for the "today" show. >> good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today." we have a great crowd on rockefeller plaza. good morning to them. good morning to you. we're just picking a photo. >> i wanted to see if i could get in the orange room. >> #todaysunrise, that's how you do it. david gregory is here for matt. willie geist is here for carson. al is gone, he is auditioning for "fifty shades of grey." is that what we decided? >> yeah. >>he quintuplets we're going to meet. they already had four kids, now they had quintuplets.
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three of the babies are in the automatic baby machines. >> two of the little ones are still in the hospital but they're doing great and are expected to be home in a couple of weeks. we'll catch up with the new family coming up soon. >> fantastic. also cee lo green is going to be here. "the voice's" all important battlegrounds get underway tonight. willie and i used to battle back in the day. >> rap battle. >> yeah, west coast. very good savannah. >> thank you. >> wow, so we'll catch up with cee lo. >> i have been reading my rap encyclopedia to get ready for this. nat, good morning. >> good morning to you guys. the federal government reaches it's borrowing limit this week and it could begin defaulting on it's debts as early as thursday. despite growing public frustration senate leaders were unable to craft a deal on either the debt limit or the government shutdown. >> i don't really focus on who gets blame. i was elected to try to solve problems and i think we're on the verge of possibly doing that today. >> and that was senator bob
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corker earlier today. he is calling for the debt ceiling to be packaged with fiscal reforms including spending cuts. for the first time since the shutdown the statue of liberty was open again on sunday. good news for tourists. new york's governor worked out a deal paying the park service so it can operate the statue until the federal government is back in business. similar deals allow the grand canyon and mt. rushmore to reopen as well. >> a hunter lost in the woods for 19 days was rescued this weekend in good condition. 17-year-old gene penafor got lost in a forest in northern california. he stayed alive by eating liz lizards and frogs and squirrels and covering himself with leaves at night. a storm hit but the search resumed again on saturday and other hunters heard him calling for help. an american woman joined the ranks of the world's bravest
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daredevil. she put her reputation and life on the line. iran ian williams has the story. >> reporter: it's been called the ultimate challenge. 14 wingsuit flyers prepare to hurl themselves off a chinese mountain to see who is fastest. an event so extreme one competitor died in practice. among five americans competing was eileen brennan. a new yorker now living in france. >> there's nothing in the world like this. really. >> reporter: for her, an added cliff hanger, she's the only woman. >> we really fly just as well as the boys, we fly just as fast as them. >> reporter: then it was game on. the opening heats. launching themselves into the valley below. streaking across the sky like jet fighters, before deploying the parachutes that would bring them safely to ground. getting the launch right is vital. it takes a lot of concentration, a lot of skill, and an awful lot
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of nerve. >> 3, 2, 1, smoke. >> reporter: though her time fell short of a place in the finals, it was still one of her best. >> i'm so happy right now. >> reporter: she knows in this young, fast growing sport, there will be more adrenaline filled opportunities for women in the wingsuit. for "today," ian williams, china. unbelievable there. an unusual rescue for firefighters in florida this weekend after a woman got stuck clinging to a railroad bridge in the upright position. the woman completed a walk for breast cancer as she tried to cross the bridge despite no trespassing signs. when the bridge started going up she held on tight. she was up there for about a half an hour. 22 feet above the train tracks. eventually a firefighter helped her down. lucky for her.
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8:05, let's go back to savannah and david. i guess she learned what no trespassing means. >> yeah, the hard way. let's check in with dylan across the plaza. >> everyone from quad city is here. 53 people here just for fun. i love sometimes when there is no reason for it. we're looking at our pick city down in miami where it's going to be an absolutely gorgeous day. way different from what's going on across texas up through the rockies where we have rain and snow. but downtown miami it's stunning. look at that picture thanks to our friends at earth cam. there is just a perfect cloud in the sky. that's about it. temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. temperatures elsewhere look pretty warm, especially out ahead of this system where we'll be into the 80s and 90s in parts of southern texas where the rain is going to be heavy at times today, but on the back side of that system, it's only in the
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30s. that's why in wyoming and parts of the dakotas we'll see the chance of snow off and on throughout the day. it could be heavy at times, especially west of casper wyoming where we could end up with u 8:07 now. good morning. i'm meteorologist christine loren. happy columbus day to you. if you're out 3ñ and about, we e a chilly start to the day. want to show you the reason why. completely clear conditions here over san francisco. no fog on the golden gate bridge. 77 degrees in oakland for today. 73 in san francisco. 77 right here in san jose. we've got a warming trend this week. up to 86 degrees inland by wednesday. then we'll gradually cool you off thursday into this upcoming weekend. have a great day. >> and we've got a new logo for today. and now the knitted logo for the today show. when did you finish? >> about 4:00 this morning. >> cutting it to the last min. but it's got handles and
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everything. back to willy, savannah and -- >> david. >> wow. she was just looking. >> dylan, thanks so much. coming up next, do your kids need to learn typing in kindergart kindergarten? >> i say yes. >> important skill. and this family that nearly doubled in size overnight with the vooifl of quintuplets. >> and the man who made a horror movie on the sly at the happiest place on earth. disney world, but first these messages. ♪ what you wear to bed is your business.
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back now at 8:12. here's what's trending today. we talked often how about cursive writing is a dying art and people don't know how to do it anymore. apparently typing too. apparently there's a new push because little kids, kids growing up in this generation they know how to do the texting thing. they can swipe but they cabot text. >> you can't type a paper on an ipad, right? >> no, you can't. but the idea is more and more schools are introducing it earlier and earlier which is great but they're still teaching cursive as well. so i just wondered -- >> we had a keyboard. >> yeah. >> it has to be plugged in. >> yeah, there's been a lot of trash talking about who is the
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better typist here at the table. because everybody thinks willie is; we had a competition and willie won hands down. >> it's the nerdiest trash talk of all time. >> oh, no. >> but he just made it look like, yeah, i'm bad. >> yeah, apparently they're thinking about teaching kids starting as early as kindergarten. >> they're learning how to swipe by the time they're two. >> if they started that early imagine how many typing contests they might win later in life. >> i'm glad we had this. >> yeah that worked. >> the point i was making is do you think kids of this generation are going to grow up and not know how to type? >> i hope not. >> it feels like they know how to type sooner than we knew how to type. >> i took mine in 8th grade. >> this nerdy trash talk, there's other trending topics. >> enough about the typing, let's go on to the reading.
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trending on huffington post, if you thought holiday shopping was frantic before, get ready, they say this upcoming season will be busier than ever. this year's calendar leaves us with six fewer shopping days. also throwing a wrench into the system is thanksgivukkah. it's thanksgiving and hanukah. >> it's thanksgivukkah. >> it's weird. >> but in this case. >> by the way, more trivia for you. the next time we'll have thanksgivukaah, 79,000 years from now. >> did you do that in your nerdy
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trash talk? >> yes. i'm never going to wear that thing again. >> yeah, don't pay a lot for it. >> three big references by the way. >> you're good now. >> are you tapped out? >> friending on buzz feed, anybody buy any over the weekend? you may regret not doing so. we told you about bank fees. the british street artist, no one knows who he is but his worth could be worth millions of dollars. instead of saturday when it went for $60. the buyers didn't know they were purchasing it. >> the first sale took hours and that was only after the man gave a 50% discount. other buyers got a hug and a kiss with their purchases. what's not the resist. the wholesale made a total of $420 but each of these pieces is probably worth about seven times that. >> i'm going to go out and buy all the pictures of new york
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city. >> but these were signed. they said it on them too. >> yeah, yeah. >> i guess they didn't know they were getting an original. >> david is in the market for one of the sketches of bieber they do. >> you laugh, but those you can't get every day. >> just add them to the collecti collection. >> that is what is trending today. coming up, the man behind a movie secretly shot at disneyworld is getting a lot of attention. but first, an already full house that just got bigger. we're going to talk to the parent of a new set of quintuplets that already have four kids under seven at home including twins. but first, kristen dahlgren with their story. >> this house is already pretty lively, but this family is in for a whole lot more. >> that's right. five more kids. quintuplets, born september 6th. >> we were trying for one more,
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you know. you don't try for three and four at one time. >> with the 7-year-old and 3-year-old and twin one-year-olds already at home, mom and dad were surprised to find out they were pregnant with multiples again. >> we wanted a large family. we always said that. we just never anticipated overnight. >> to add shock to surprise, two days after hearing they were pregnant with quadruplets, the daughter revealed it was really quintuplets. >> oh, yeah, you're doing so good, by the way, there's the fifth baby there. >> the couple didn't conceive using invitro fertilization making them very rare. >> the chances of this occurring was one in a couple of million. >> oh my gosh, are you out of your mind? five? it's like oh my gosh. >> there's days i'm used to it, i've adjusted and then there's other days that are like what are we going to do? we have five babies we were not
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expecting. >> she pent her last trimester on bedrest in arizona. she carried the babies more than 32 weeks. >> as a mother with nine children, you often think do i have enough love for all of them and i think that's been my number one priority is to make sure i'm not -- i don't want anyone to feel neglected or unloved or distreated. >> reporter: believe it or not, the babies have grown a lot since they were first born. the biggest now well over 4 pounds. this is dayton. she was the one no one could see on the ultrasound. she was born less than 2 pounds and now she is 3.1 and doctors say she should be going home by the end of the month. the proud new parents brought three of the five home to a very excited welcoming committee. >> i want to enjoy this time and love all of them right now and give them everything that they
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need. >> they are with us now along with their kids. guys, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> well, you look fabulous. how do you feel? your family essentially doubled overnight. how is it going? >> it's going good. thank you so much for the compliment. it's just a blessing to be here with almost all of my children. >> i was going to say we see three little pod there is which we are totally obsessed with those contraptions. but two of the little ones are still in the hospital but expected to come home soon. >> that is correct. one will be next week and then the other will be in about two weeks. >> so how is it going at home? how is this all working? where is everyone sleeping? is anyone sleeping? >> we're all sleeping. we're all in the room. one big happy family. we're on a schedule. we have to be on a schedule. it starts now. everything is going good and
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we're all getting sleep and it's working out amazingly well. >> this is amazing to have quintuplets. as we said in the piece this was not because of ivf. i know you have multiples running in your families but surely you didn't expect this. >> you're absolutely right we did not expect this. multiples run very high in the family. my mother miscarried triplets just prior to myself. so we're not shocked to have the twins. we wouldn't have been that shocked to have had twins again but we could have never expected this. >> do i have it right that you wanted a big family? maybe you even wanted to have nine perhaps one by one or two by two. >> oh, yes. >> absolutely. i wanted a large family. again, no one expects that overnight but i wanted a large family. it was just imbedded in me at birth from everyone in the family having babies, i kept their babies, so this is just a blessing from god. it really is. it's a dream come true.
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>> i just caught darian over there with a yawn. what do you think about the new siblings? do you like your brothers and sisters? >> it's good that i have my siblings here with me. that's all i got. that's all i got. >> that's all the questions i have for you. that's great. we're so happy for you guys and just wish you the best of luck. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> thank you so much "today" show. >> so much happiness nine times over. we'll send it over to david. thanks. now to the new horror movie getting a lot of buzz, not only for it's plot but also because of where it was shot. inside disneyworld without permission. we'll meet the director in just a moment but first, here's gabe gutierrez. [ music playing ] >> reporter: it's known as the happiest place on earth where magical movies come to life. but this is not your typical
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disney experience. >> how often do you get to sneak into the biggest theme park in the world and shoot a movie? >> reporter: it's called escape from tomorrow. >> did that seem normal to you? >> what do you mean. >> reporter: the story of a frustrated father that starts losing grip on reality during a family vacation to disneyworld. >> we went there every morning and we waited for the park to open. >> reporter: the writer director and his crew used hand held digital cameras to secretly shoot the scenes inside disneyland never asking for permission. a timer is counting how long it takes before the film makers get sued. disney declined to comment to nbc news. >> they don't want to let this movie have the benefit of a fight with a big company like pt
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the sun dance film festival. >> the better thing is that it becomes a cut film that people watch for years to come. >> reporter: a sociit has audie for today, gabe guiterrez, nbc news. >> this is the writer and director. what did mickey mouse ever do to you? >> well, you know, i went there religiously as a kid. i was a big fan. my father lived in orlando. i visited him every summer and we had a great time. >> where did the vision come from? >> when i went back with my kids, and my wife not from the u.s. went there for the first time and had an awful experience. >> as a stressful experience.
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>> and she didn't have the nostalgia to fall back on i had and so many other people had. i actually got upset with her, how could you not, you know, love this place? but then i started seeing it through her eyes and i kind of saw the cracks in the veneer. >> there's the vision, but the back story that's taking over. how did you pull this off? you were there secretly? >> fortunately cameras are everywhere, everyone has them, and we were shooting with the same consumer cameras, no special modifications. we went in like tourists and shot every day. >> but you'd rehearse with the actors? >> we would rehearse in my hotel room and block it as best as we could. we walked it with the camera crew about nine times before we brought actors in to do it. we were meticulous.
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>> any close calls? >> towards the end there was a moment when they thought they were paparazzi following a celebrity around. and pulled them off to the side, are you celebrities. no. wait right here. the kids were so smart, they said they needed to go to the bathroom. take your kid to the bathroom, and when you're done, come right back here. went to the bathroom and removed the sound equipment. a parade was coming by main street that spraeted them from the security personnel. >> randy moore. escape from tomorrow is in select theater and on itunes and cable on demand. just ahead, james franco after your local news. >> this is the plaza, and we love to see you. >> 24 years to meet matt lauer. >> here in new york, experience today live with us. >> will you marry me? >> congratulations.
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good morning. it's 8:26. bart trains are running this morning, but a possible shutdown looms for tomorrow. no deal was reached after negotiations went well into the early morning hours. bart says its latest offer, which includes a 12% pay raise over four years is its best and final offer. both sides will be back at the table later today. we will have an update on the negotiations during our next newscast, which is at 11:00. in the meantime, let's see how the roads are doing. there's a slowdown on the peninsula. >> exactly. that's not what we would have expected to be affected by bart. it is that sun in folks' eyes. it's tougher to see in this area. we see slowing here getting into
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mountain view. we'll look at the map. nothing dramatic. here's the south bay where your northbound route is looking good. we have slowing north 101. an earlier crash there. here, north past 87, things are bogging down. chp doesn't have anything in their reports. i heard rumor there was a crash on the shoulder. that's enough to cause that slowdown. we're looking at a smooth drive across the bay. san mateo itself, look how nice that looks off 101 and 92. back to you. >> all right, mike. thanks. we'll be back with our next local news update at 8:56. hope to see you then. when our little girl was born,
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8:30 on a monday morning. it's the 14th of october, 2013 and it's 77th opening day at the rink of rockerfeller center. you'll see who is enjoying time on the ice this morning. that's natalie morales and, of course, olympic silver medallist. the rink which is so famous now and so iconic -- >> originally called the sunken
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plaza filled with high end shops and restaurants but it was hard to get people to walk down to see it. in 1936 the folks hired an engineer to build a temporary rink to attract attention but it was so popular it became permanent. >> i like it. very good. just ahead. oscar nominee james franco is here. he's trying something new. a novel. not a first time fiction writer but the first time he has written a full novel. we'll chat with him coming up. >> what do you get when you combine the burger and mac and cheese? >> mac and cheeseburger? >> say hello to the mac attack. >> that's unbelievable. but first a check of the weather. >> nice comfort food on a chilly
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morning in new york city. we'll see snow in parts of the rockies. a lot of snow falling west of casper, wyoming where we could have a foot of snow in the higher elevations. also a chance of stronger storms through nebraska and kansas today. heavier rainfall through parts of texas too and up through minneapolis. it will be wet in the western and central parts of the country. tomorrow it does start to spread 8:32. happy columbus day to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. we have a warmup this week. mostly through the midsection of the week. starting today, temperatures climbing by about three to five degrees this afternoon. it is cold out there. we're at 39 degrees right now in napa. up to about 70 degrees in napa at lunchtime. 66 in livermore as you break for lunch. 67 degrees right here in san jose at noon. then between noon and 4:00 p.m., temperatures are going to climb by about ten degrees. 77 in san jose later. 73 in san francisco.
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and that is your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. so cee lo green is a five time grammy winner and fashion icon and did we mention, coach on nbc's emmy-winning show the voice. cee lo is here this morning. >> cee lo, good morning. >> good morning to you. cee lo we're so excited about the new season of the voice but i'm sorry, we collectively are devastated that the head tattoo is gone. what happened to it? >> i didn't mean to disappoint anybody but it was a temporary tattoo and lasted for ten days. >> i was telling willie i have the same chain but the clasp on mine broke. >> how's the voice going this season? >> the voice is going great t. ratings are through the roof and people are enjoying it so much ichl. it's a great thing to be a part of. >> the battle round starts
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tonight. >> it does. >> those are fun because they're different than the rest of the show. what do you look forward to? >> it's just a fierce competition. the original gang, there's so much comradery but the competition is fierce. i'm looking to win this season over blake shelton's last two seasons. >> i was going to say, he has a little secret sauce there and he likes to brag about it. >> yeah, i told him to get ready big guy. i'm coming for you. >> he's trying to go for the 40 peat. -- the fourpete. >> i'm looking forward to it. >> do you think this year is your year? >> i would hope so. i really would hope so. i think i deserve it. i think blake is due for a loss. i've gotten so close to winning
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on a few occasions i could use a win. i would like to win. >> this is how you trash talk. >> yeah. cee lo, thank you so much. we'll see you tonight. you can catch the voice at 8:00, 7:00 central and tomorrow, 9:00, 8:00 central as well following the biggest loser. coming up, what is billy graham up to these days. we'll talk to his son in our studio. >> and james franco, we'll talk about his new novel.
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oscar nominee james franco is a busy man. juggling an acting career, and writing. he is about to release his second book, actors anonymous.
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good morning to you. >> yeah. >> you're borrowing from alcoholics anonymous complete with the 12 step program. >> that's the format. it's not as if i think acting is an addiction. it's more just a way in and to talk about performance in a different way. >> that was going to be my first question because it would suggest that perform as good something to be overcome? acting is a condition. >> i would say yes to the second. not that it's an addiction of something that needs to be fixed but it's using more of the examination of ourselves, how we interact with others, how we interact with life through performance and through the lenses of a book but it is a book of fiction. it's not a recovery book. >> it's a book of fiction. it's a novel. however there's a character named james franco. is it the real james franco? >> no. >> in air quotes? >> well, he's not a big
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character in there. he just pops up a little bit. >> that was ironic because i read one of your favorite books is called "this is not a novel." so i thought maybe this is like that. >> well, the structure. there are sections in this book that are just little statements and that was very influenced by david marks in "this is not a novel". >> there's even a point and we all remember this 2009 photo of you appearing to sleep in class. and i don't know if it's score settling but you got to explain what that picture was all about. >> oh, in the book. >> in the book. >> yeah, this is not a class. this is an optional lecture and it was 10:30 p.m. and i was tired. >> you have 10 mfas don't you? >> 5. >> you're trying to get your ph.d. as well, aren't you? >> i'm working on it. >> you were roasted on comedy central awhile back. i always thought that seemed like an excruciating -- perhaps
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it's a compliment but isn't it painful to sit through that. it was pretty good. >> no i don't mean you. i mean anybody to be roasted. >> the way they pitched it to me is it wouldn't be like the other roast. they said you can bring your friends on and it will be more like the old fashioned dean martin kind of roast and i said why not? it was great. i got more compliments on that than a lot of things. >> there were great lines. most of which we cannot repeat on morning television. >> yeah, it's a different venue. >> but your grandmother was there, i hear. >> my grandmother was there. she did very well. she had a great time. >> now i've been looking at you on social media. you're a big guy on instagram. a lot of selfies. >> oh, i mean, i don't want to post those things. i just look at the number of likes and like if i put on a book or something that i like i get this number and if i just
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put a stupid selfie it's like up ten times. when i try and get attention for something else i'll put a selfie but in the thing i'll put go see this movie or something. >> put a link to poetry people should read and just accompany a selfie. >> so here's a little selfie, read this book, my new book and i have a movie out that i directed based on "as i lay dying." so you can go see that. >> i was going to ask you. you wrote it. >> it's a little selfie on tv. >> a little selfie promotion. so you got this movie that you're working on. you acted in it, correct? >> i acted in it and directed it. it's, you know, very difficult novel to adapt but i think we did well. it's got split screen -- i think in some ways it's pretty innovative. >> whenever i read an article about you it says actor director writer, scholar, painter james
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franco. not that you don't have enough but are there any things you wish to add. >> i'm doing a movie with seth rogan called the interview and i play one of you and i love it. i love interviewing people and i love asking the questions rather than having to answer the questions. >> should we do an interview here? >> yeah. >> how did you get into this. i started a long time. >> really. >> as a young girl in local news. >> is it hardwaring heels like that. >> oh my gosh, my feet hurt so bad. i have been inside and out all day long. >> how about guys, they don't have to wear heels. >> and they don't have to do their hair and make up in the morning because they wake up naturally gorgeous. >> for an hour? yeah. >> you look great. >> thank you. >> you look great. >> thank you for the interview. >> what do you use? >> so many different products. >> you can't say them? >> no, i can and then they'll
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send me free ones. >> the other thing i'd like to say if we have a minute -- >> yes, we do. >> i'll do more shameless self-promotion, my favorite movie i've done this year is spring breakers and you can't use certain language on here but there's a line from the movie, consider this -- >> i know what it is. >> so i want to put that out there for the director. >> you have a lot of great projects. congratulations on the book called actors anonymous. can we take a selfie after this? >> i'm happy to. >> thank you. >> billy graham's son on his father's message in a time when he says sin is in. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ wind howling ]
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willie and cee lo in the orange room. great way to start the day. we're back now at 8:45. at 94 years old, billy graham has been preaching to the world for more than seven decades. he's out with a book called the reason for my hope, salvation. his son is with us now. he is the president and ceo of the billy graham evangelistic association. good to have you here. >> thank you. good to be here. >> the book will be inspiring as he talks about the reason for my hope. what is the reason for his hope? >> salvation. see, god never intended for us to die. he never intended us to be sick. he never intended us to go through pain and suffering in this world but sin has separated us from god. and the bible tells us that god loves us. that god gave his son to take our sins.
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jesus christ came on a rescue mission to take your sins and my sin and died on the cross and was buried and god raised him to life. people don't understand that god is willing and eager and he wants to forgive sin and who would refuse being saved from a drowning? who would refuse being saved if your car was on fire and the firemen were there to pull you out. god wants to save us. >> and there's that sense in all religious faith and tradition the idea that we all seek in our lives to become whole. we're not perfect but we're trying. that we're on a path. what does billy graham think he was rescued for? >> first of all, he was rescued from sin. and i believe god has used my father -- he'll be 95 november 7th and he is still sharp as a tack. still writing. just finished a film which will be released all across the country. but my father wants people to know the truth.
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and there's lots of religions but there's only one person to take your sin. there's not many people that died for your sin. only one person and that is jesus christ. he said i'm the way, the truth, and the life. no man comes to the father but by me. this book is not a cut and paste book of earlier writings. it's a new book and fresh. he has gotten so much wiser and smarter and he is just sharing a little bit of it with us. >> how is he? he doesn't preach anymore in person. >> no, he can't stand in the pulpit at 95. i tried to get him to get a hamburger. he said you wait until you turn 95. he said i just want to sit in a chair. i understand that. but he still works and his mind is clear and he wants to share with another generation how we can have peace with god and the only way we can have peace with god is through his son christ. >> he is of course known, among other things, as a preacher to our presidents and cut across
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ideological lines. how do you think he was able to achieve that? >> because he always went to visit a president with the focus of ministering to them spiritually. every president has questions just like you or me or anyone else. does god know who i am? does he care? how can i talk to him? will he give me advice? and my father would counsel them on spiritual issues. you're always going to be around a politician that wants to talk politics at some point but my father would try to get the conversation back to where their soul was. was their soul secure? were they sure their soul was in the hands of almighty god and if they weren't sure my father would help them have that assurance through faith in christ. >> you had varying degrees of commitment. again, the book is "the reason for my hope," franklin graham, thank you so much. appreciate your time. >> thank you. >> coming up next, we'll head to
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the kitchen and sample a burger that's taking over the internet. the mac attack. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back at 8:51. we are making the ultimate food. i'm excited about this. >> we're talking about god and now we're going to the godless
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burger. meet the mac attack burger with buns made entirely of mac and cheese. the picture alone set the internet on fire. >> billy is the owner of rocket burger bar in chicago. this is where it was invented. good morning. >> good morning. deep fried mac and cheese at that. >> thank you for clarifying. can anyone make it at home? >> anyone can make it. we'll start with whipping cream right here. you guys can do it. >> you do that. >> i'm going to put some really important geltin in. it's going to bind everything and create a solid. >> throw it in. it's a cup of cheddar jack. >> do you have to use a particular kind of cheese? >> no, use whatever you want. we use this at our place because our mac and cheese is well loved. we kept the same ingredients. >> a pinch of salt. >> a dash of pepper. >> you'll get that really nice and melted evenly. there you go.
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>> well -- >> you guys are on it. so then what we're going to do is keep your whisk. >> can't stop whisking. >> put it right on your pasta. make sure it's cooked and a al dente. it has the hollow middle so the cheese gets in there and the grooves are important so it binds to the cheese. let it cool. don't want it to melt the final ingredient which -- >> oh my gosh. don't double dip. out, out. we plan to eat this. >> the reason you don't want these to melt is later you want people to bite into these morsels of cheese. then lay it out in a pan just like this. we're going to create a much more denser -- >> oh, i see.
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>> it has to be a solid. let that cool for just an hour. this is the best part. cut out circles for me. >> you don't really ever cook it. you let it sit there. >> and we're going to cook it again in the frying pan in a second. pop that out. it's like a hockey puck. you're going to put it in seasoned flour. >> okay. >> follow me now. >> you guys are hungry. >> we want to do this. >> flour and then cover it in egg. >> did you say seasoned flour? >> yes just a pinch of salt and pepper. >> okay. >> and i'll put it in bread crumbs so we're creating this amazing crunch. it's going to go right into the frying pan. >> don't get it on me. >> okay. >> once you're done frying it to a golden brown just like this -- >> yours are beautiful. >> that egg make ace really rich
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crust so it's just crisp and then you get the hot cheese and then you're done. you get the golden brown pieces and we're ready to make our burger. lettuce, tomato, you might do a burger. you might do two burgers if you wanted to. >> you could do a turkey burger and make it healthy. we do ketchup just to give it a nice little kick. >> you did a double burger. >> i did a double just to show you you can. you can do whatever you want. but these are yours. you should jump in and try those. that's the mac attack. a little gift from chicago. >> if i take a bite of this you may have to read this tease to thank yourself. >> to thank yourself. >> how do you guys like that? it's good, right? the picture as loan, we put it on social media went crazy the first day. >> wow. >> i love it. >> that's unbelievable. >> that is so good. >> you can come to chicago and come to rocket burger bar and
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try it out or put it at home. i'm sure you guys are putting the recipe online. >> thank you so much. at 8:56, breaking news is happening in santa clara. construction has stopped at levi stadium in santa clara this morning after at least one person has been injured in an industrial accident. here is a live look inside the stadium. you can see all work has come to a complete halt. now, the santa clara city fire department tells us it's not sure if this accident happened
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inside, outside, or just near the stadium, but again, this is a breaking news story that we are following. at least one person injured in the santa clara levi stadium there in an industrial accident. let's take a look at the forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning. 82 degrees inland today. 77 bay side. have a great day. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week.
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from nbc news, this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales and willy geist, live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to today on the monday morning, october 14th, 2013, it is columbus day. hopefully you have the day off, get a start to the morning. i'm willy gase with natalie morales. big kproupd. >> yeah, the parade about to get underway. good day to be here. what's this? >> the first stop is about the shutdown. two weeks in, and america, despite what some people are saying, is still the greatest country on the face of the earth like the mac attack from the rocket burger bar in chicago.
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it doesn't look that appetizing. >> macaroni made into a bun? >> it's made out of mac and cheese. >> that's a messy eat. you need a pack a lunch. >> it's america on a plate. happy columbus day. >> do this one while -- >> meanwhile, the shutdown continuing live now, into the third week, but we're starting to see some of the national parks starting to open up again thanks to deals by states, new jersey, they have the statue of liberty, the grand canyon, mount rush mother thanks to private corporations kicking in and helping in that regard. >> still not the federal government. >> not the federal government. but the shutdown resulting in many acts of kindness. people step up, and we love this story. there's a waitress in concord, new hampshire, works at a rub eye tuesdays, she treated two national guardsmen to the meals.
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she recognized them, and said thanks to the government shutdown, people like you protect this country, not getting paid. i still am, lunch is on me. thank you for serving, ladies, and be have a good day. i just love stories like that. >> we have seen that over the last two weeks. think of the death benefit scandal that the government wouldn't pay for that, private -- >> exactly. >> americans step up even when their government doesn't. >> meanwhile, there's so much fodder with the shutdown for late night material. saturday night live had a little fun with this this weekend as well. they did a spoof, or take on gravi gravity. take a look. >> this is explorer, we've been hit and need immediate assistance. do you copy. >> houston, do you read? houston, come in. >> houston, come in, we're flying blind, houston. >> hello? >> mission control, we are in --
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please advise. >> mission control not here right now, can i take a message? >> what do you mean they're not here? >> this is awkward, but the government shutdown. [ cheers and applause ] it turns out i'm the only essential employee in the place. but i could have told you that months ago. >> keenan thompson at his best. >> that was a good skit. bruce willis hosting. >> katie perry. >> she was amazing. by now we've study jested the breaking news that the 50 shades shocker, charlie dropped out. >> he said his beside tv schedule is the reason he couldn't do it. he is in sons of anarchy. >> immersive tv schedule. what does that mean? >> a lot of people are saying
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there was no conflict of schedule. he decided it was too much. didn't want to be involved. and playing that role would shape his career in a way he didn't want it to be shaped. >> don't you think about that before you're cast? everybody is talking about how big a role this would be. it's a breakout role. plenty of opportunity to fail too. >> you have read, re-read -- >> read the trilogy. not again, just one time through. >> your dream christian gray, a vision in your head, who would it be? >> late 20s, early 30s, dark hair, light eyes, great, steely eyes. i think matt bomer from white collar. >> i've heard is that a lot. : he's got the look. we were tracking that and agree with what a lot of people were saying, scott eastwood would be a really good idea. he's just sort of coming on to
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the acting scene, and people are starting to really like what they see in him. so perhaps if you're looking for somebody who's just wanting to carve that out for them in their career -- >> clint eastwood's son. matt bomer is established on tv. i don't know if he wants that diversion. you're going to be identified as that character for the rest of your life. >> do you think. >> handcuffs and whips you may not want on your resume. >> or maybe you do. >> natalie votes for you, matt. totally identify with this, monster.com put out a poll asking about sunday night plus. >> i start at like 5:00 p.m. counting down. >> i agree. it ruins the sunday. 78% on monster.com say they have
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it, and 50% it is bad, and the next five days of pressure, and can strike when they don't like their jobs. or like it, doesn't matter. >> i get it the minute i wake up. last day of the weekend. my kids too. doive soccer today? no. do i have school tomorrow? yes. but i'm like school is fun. at that age, school is fun. >> it's the difference on a fall weekend. saturday is college football, fun, rowdy, going to do something after the game. sunday, you're beginning the slow march to the end of the weekend. >> isn't it the best night? football night in america, though? >> that's good, but you get lost in a cloud of depair. >> what a bummer. let's move on. >> tom hanks revisiting the film big. remember this classic moment, of course. ♪
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>> little chop sticks of course. do you think he could still do it? >> that was answered, he appeared on a british talk show, was asked if he could do it, and they had a giant dancing piano in the studio. ♪ >> wow. ♪ ♪ >> i'm not doing that last one. >> she was also on the show, sandra bullock. >> i love that.
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he could do it, just not with those pants. >> waistlines do change over the years. >> they do. >> tickling the ivory with their feet. let's talk halloween. you know the neighbors and neighborhoods. >> we are big on it. we are needing more lights. people are going nuts, the lights are sold out. my husband couldn't find any lights anywhere. >> really? >> hoboken is known for halloweens. >> jersey goes hard. i grew up in jersey. we to want see your neighborhood's best, most outrageous halloween houses. tweet or post on the facebook site using today's takes, not a contest, but we are going to check it out. >> step it up. >> go big. >> we have a competition, and they have people clearly work the stage, work broadway, bring
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out the an ma tronnics. >> set decorators. >> they win it hands down every year. >> that's cheating. they're professionals. >> exactly. >> you win the amateur division. >> amateur competition on our side. >> we want to see the photographs. make them bad and gross. hey, dylan. >> i lived in the middle of the woods in new jersey, i would decorate the house, and but because we lived in the woods, no one would come. >> where do you live? >> i was little, my parents didn't do the decorating. i should have gone out and done the actual trick or treating instead. we are going to see a pretty big storm in the middle of the country. comes in a couple of pieces. on the east side, severe weather, and we could have damaging wind and hail. especially across parts of nebraska and also into kansas as well. but on the western side of it,
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we have a lot of rain and even some snow, especially in the higher ill vegass. billings, montana, and just west of casper. that's the snow falling already. it's going to inch closer and closer to minneapolis. it looks like up to 12 inches of snow, that is why we have these worm advisories and in blue, the winter storm warnings. that's the highest snowfall total. just to the northwest of casper, the darker shade of blue, up to a foot. elsewhere, 3-6 inches of snow, but the potential of 4-5 inches of rain for iowa and areas just west of minneapolis 9:10. happy columbus day to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. it's cold out there for now. we have a nice rebound headed our way. mostly sunny conditions. we'll see temperatures about
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three to five degrees warmer than where we ended up yesterday. 77 degrees in oakland and san jose. that goes for fremont as well. warmest day of the week looks like wednesday. then we'll slowly drop off thursday into the upcoming weekend. and that is your latest forecast. now back to willie and natalie. >> thank you. >> coming up, the man, the myth, the legend. >> the one and only. >> william shatner in our >> the one and only. >> william shatner in our studio. why won't he smile? [ laughs ] [ smooch ]
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the miracle of passion and the hate of depravity. the mystery. >> let us ponder for a moment the mystery of william shatner. the emmy award winning writer, director, author, now out with a new album called ponder the mystery. >> great to have you here. the legend. this isn't something totally new for you. you have done spoken word albums in the past going back to the 60s. >> this is a very musical album. billy sherwood took my words and fashioned songs and they are very musical and we brought aboard some 13 great musicians to play solos on each one of the songs. so the people that are on this album are enormously talented
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people. >> so you wrote the lyrics? >> i did. they asked me to do another album. i said i'll write an album about a guy in despair on the beach and an hour before sunset and through the beauty of the night he regains his joy of life. but each song is an individual song. i used that as a scenario to hang the hooks that the songs needed. >> where does this spoken word thing come from? you said i can't sustain a note to sing but i have music in my soul. some people probably heard you do this in the price line commercials and thought this is a spoof but this is how you express yourself. >> there's a fine line between spoofing and being real. i'm not spoofing in the album
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but since it caused controversy of is he trying to sing or talk, language has a musicality. language has a rhythm. you're dealing with it all the time and it's musical. so now an artist like billy takes my words and fashions music to it. so the great lyrics, what came first? that's sort of the legend. >> you have such a great voice. so i can't imagine you can't hold a note. you can't really? >> holding the note but staying on key. >> okay. >> now we get it. >> i can't either but i try all the time. doesn't stop me. >> we were just talking about your career. i know you were at comic-con over the weekend. >> yes. >> and there's so many people that identify you as captain
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kirk. >> i spent days at comic-con and 150,000 people and the people that come up, the fans that come up, there's such an emotional contact between them -- i was moved to near tears a lot of the time. peopling coming up to touch my hand and i thought where did this come from? and i feel such an obligation to be there for them. it was extraordinary two days that i spent saturday and sunday. and now i'm on this tour promoting this new album which i will go on tour with at least in los angeles to three venues to see what we've got. i'll be at the canyon club on october 23rd for example and a couple of other places in the los angeles area seeing what we have, maybe go on tour with it. >> you're a best selling author. you also do a lot of stage and
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theater. do you ever have plans to slow down? >> well, it's a 55 miles per hour speed limit. so i'll slow down to 55. no, why? >> well, you look great. you're doing great. so we appreciate you being here. >> thank you. >> good luck on the album. >> it's fantastic. the cd is called ponder the mystery. check it out. if you're in the los angeles area check out william shatner on tour there. coming up next, we have all the news you need before you walk out the door. >> plus would you be willing to admit texting in the bathroom? >> yeah. >> we'll come clean on dirty habits after this. ♪ [ female announcer ] she's the yin, and he's the yang. she zigs and he zags. if two types of people can live as one, shouldn't there be scents that do the same? that's why we designed two scents that alternate daily.
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i didn't know they made chicken. crunchy taco or four cheese lasagna? can i get another one of those actually? [ superfan ] hey, america, we're here to help. at 9:26, that breaking news still going on in santa clara right now. we have a live look from our chopper above levi stadium where an industrial accident has happened this morning. one person, at least one person is said to be hurt. the extent of injuries is not known at this time. you can see some people still out there, but it looks like most of the action has been stopped at this point. the santa clara city fire department tells us it's not sure if this accident happened inside, outside, or just near the stadium. you may recall back in june a worker was killed when an elevator weight hit a mechanic at the construction site. we have a crew at the scene, and we'll have the latest in our next newscast, which is at 11:00.
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newscast, bart training are running this morning, but a possible shutdown looms for tomorrow. no deal was reached after negotiations went well into the early morning hours. bart says its latest offer, which includes a 12% pay raise over four years, is its best and final offer. both sides will be back at the table later today. again, the latest at 11:00. we'll look at the forecast and the roads after the break. so what can i get you? we'll take something tasty and healthy. ♪ ♪ if you wanna go and fly with me ♪ ♪ it's buzz the bee on your tv ♪
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♪ oh how did i get this way? ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ there's a party going on in your cereal bowl ♪ ♪ o's can help lower cholesterol ♪ ♪ oh why does it taste so great? ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ hey! must be the honey! happy columbus day. i want to show you a couple live pictures. looking nice and clear. we have the same blue sky over most of the coastline. this is san francisco. the camera shaking a little bit. a little haze out there. our winds are going to shift throughout the day today, moving offshore. that basically negates the marine influence. we'll be just about as warm today in san francisco as what we're expecting in san jose. 73 in the city. 77 in san jose. 81 degrees in gilroy. even warmer into the midsection of this week. let's check your drive.
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here's mike. >> all right. we're looking over here toward tr that's eastbound 80. we saw a little slowing. look on the maps. it's going away from the bay bridge and off of 580 westbound. there's a little extra slowing there. not sure .chy. no crashes there. it is starting to thin out. your commute direction toward the bay bridge just clear. no problems here. thinning out for 680. 580 has been a treat this morning. a nice drive through the northbound routes for the south bay, except for southbound 17. there's a crash on the shoulder at 280. back to you. >> thank, mike. we'll be back with our next local news update at 9:56. hope to see you then.
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welcome back to "today" on this monday morning, october 14th, 2013. happy columbus day. i hope you're enjoying time off this morning. i'm willie geist with natalie morales. al has the day off. if you didn't see snl over the weekend, you missed a>> people ask what guys are doing when they're alone. >> when you're really watching the game. >> yeah, because we all know that's not what you're really doing. >> well, bruce willis called us out and admitted the secret. here's what the boys do when the ladies leave. >> here's some info that might come as a surprise. sometimes we like to dance with
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just us guys. >> it's a boy dance party. >> it's a boy dance party. >> so that's what you do on a saturday during the football game? >> i don't a lot but our producer just confessed so like late night when you get home -- not like routinely on a saturday but in college. we're trying to help you out here. >> you get home and everybody goes to bed and the guys just let it rip. isn't that right? the whole thing. >> let's see some moves, matt. we'll put you on the spot. >> he's off camera. but what's your best move? like the sprinkler? the shopping cart? >> i just keep it in the chair and dirt off the shoulder. >> like that. >> flick it. >> all about the attitude. >> exactly and stay cool since it's the guys dancing together. >> you have to love how bruce willis got so into that. he was sold. >> he was great as host. hadn't been there since like '89. >> strong. >> great. >> let's get a check of the
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weather from dylan in for al this morning. >> good morning, i'm with you natalie with the whole shopping cart thing. that's all i can do. >> sprinkler. >> yeah, all the classic 80s. >> a little more fluid. >> but it jerks, right? >> then the roger rabbit and the running man. my mic will fall off. we have a huge storm system through the middle of the country. it has severe weather with it on the front and snow on the backside. the chance of hail and damaging wind gusts, especially through nebraska and also down into kansas as we go into later on this afternoon. we could end up with up to a foot of snow to the northwest of casper wyoming. because of that we have winter storm advisories and warnings in effect. as we go into tomorrow, we'll see the rain start to spread east ward. it is going to weaken as it moves into the great lakes region. we'll see rain stretches back down on to texas
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by 4:00 p.m., temperatures are going to be perfect in place like san francisco. 73 degrees there. 80 in concord. 77 degrees in san jose. getting into the midsection of the week, we really kick in when it comes to that warmup. 86 inland by wednesday. we'll cool off thursday into the weekend. and that is your latest forecast. now back over to you guys. >> thanks a lot. do you carey your cell phone with you into the bathroom? yes, you do. do you wear your clothes over again without washing them? probably. >> when was the last time you cleaned out your coffee pot? >> when i first bought it. this morning, willie and i are going to come clean. for guilty we'll hold it up to
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show dirty, innocent it's clean. here's clint carter. >> thanks for having me. >> it's going to be on the dirty side for me a lot. >> we have the crimes here. these are things that people do here. >> texting in the bathroom. >> yes, texting in the bathroom. >> dirty. >> will you hold my phone for me. >> yes, you have a problem there because when you flush the toilet, i don't want to ruin anyone's breakfast but things in the air and they land on that screen and then you put -- you get a phone call and you put that against your face. bad idea. >> but that's peace and quite. that's like my office. >> i fknow, right. bad idea. put it in your pocket at the very least. >> i'll never read one of your e-mails the same. >> the next one you have and i'm guilty of this one, you put your feet on your coffee table. >> yeah. >> but it's like all the stuff that you pick up all day long and then you're taking that into your house.
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the real problem is if also eat off of that table and that's where it is a problem. so it's feet or food not both. >> real quick, how about cleaning your coffee maker. >> this is when you're really cleaning it all out. >> not the pot but the inside. when was the last time you guys did that? >> i don't have a coffee maker. >> really? how do you function on the weekends. >> i don't drink coffee. >> i bet when you go to restaurants they haven't either. you have warm water reservoir back there. if you're an allergy sufferer and one in ten has fecal bacteria. >> what? >> it grows so. it takes a tiny amount and that environment is so good for the bacteria. so rinse it out with vinegar. vinegar once a month or two. >> let it do a full drift
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through. >> let it sit for 30 minutes. and run as much water as you need to get rid of the vinegar. >> next crime, wearing clothes multiple times between washes. >> jeans and stuff. >> as long as you're not wearing under wear multiple times but apparently 40% of people admitted to occasionally wearing their underwear multiple times. >> when you're in college. >> when mom's no longer doing laundry it's acceptable but also don't throw a dirty shirt into the dirty clothes and then pull it out. >> once it's in the dirty basket it's not coming back until it's washed. >> yeah. >> what about eating at your desk? >> that's something we all do. >> yeah, totally. >> so it's like all the sauces and the dressings and any kind of oil that can splash on to your keyboard overtime is a conducive environment for things like staph and strep and any
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bacteria. i'm going to keep eating at my desk. that's not going to stop. an alcohol based cleaner, wipe it down once a week. >> okay. what about the blender, this is something people don't think. all of these part versus to come apart. >> just smash it. that's the best way to clean it. it's what happened if people just wash out the inside. they found these are some of the dirtiest spots in the kitchen because when you wash this out, if you don't take this off, bacteria gets all around there. >> and this thing too. >> you need to get it off and take that off. if you turn it on, you're shooting all of the bacteria growing for weeks into your margarita and smoothies. good stuff. >> yum. >> so take that off every time. >> really quickly, cutting boards. >> yeah, cutting board for me, that's a real problem because it's poris and hard to clean. you have to use a plastic cutting board. >> you ruined everyone's coffee maker. >> and for being a good sport.
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>> we got you a gift. >> fantastic. we don't have enough of this around here with matt being a germaphobe and all. coming up, we'll celebrate germaphobe[ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen the enamel. he recommended that i use it every time i brush. you feel like there is something that you're doing to help safeguard against the acid erosion. and i believe it's doing a good job. [ hans ] toaster strudel! [ angelic music plays ] don't overthink it. [ hans ] warm, flakey, gooey. toaster strudel!
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>> thank you for having me. >> we're glad to have you. five restaurants. thriving business. >> fortunately. it's all good stuff. >> and you're cooking for us a classic. >> we do a little bit of twist. so here i have sausage. what i did was reinforced the flavor profile. toasted fennel seeds and crushed red pepper. i started with pancheta first and caramelized it. >> just regular sausage. >> regular pork sausage, italian sausage and reinforce the flavor profile with more fennel. i have a little bit of olive oil in the pan. added the pork to that. now i just added a touch of garlic and we'll caramelize it nicely. >> let that cook four or five minutes or so. >> it's nice and brown and caramelized and full flavor but not brown garlic.
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and then i have it cooking here. i'm going to add this right to the pan. >> why do you like that pasta? >> well, this shape, like you said it's a really classic flavor profile. especially in the heel of the foot of italy. but, you know, i love that and really starting with the principles of that cuisine and then things that are updated and fresh and vibrant. here we have beans and beautiful peas and we add that here. >> beautiful color, too. >> great colors. good flavor. >> you do that only at the end, right? >> just at the end. you don't want to lose that. fresh mint here. just a pop of brightness in addition to the great flavors and sweetness of the peas. >> a lot of chefs do that more and more. add the pasta water back in. >> that's the way to do it. if you think about it, we should always salt the water so it tastes like broth. not the ocean because that's too
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salty. my mother told me broth. >> do you put olive oil in it too? >> no olive oil. good quality pasta will never stick. the good stuff doesn't stick. >> good to know. >> good to know. and then of course we sauté it all together. now, you see the good pasta c k cooking liquid, it's absorbing the flavor. it's all good stuff. we'll add a little parmesan cheese. >> i got those at the farmer's market this weekend. you can get those any where. >> anywhere. >> and i love the texture of them and the little snap inside just to finish it. >> that took all of five minutes to make that meal. amazing. >> it's all good. anybody can do it. >> serve it up like this. >> now you brought my other favorite dish. >> this is a little bit of a
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this morning on today at the rink we're celebrating our 77th season, opening of rockefeller rink here at the plaza. it first opened in the winter of 1936 to entice people to walk down the stairs from the channel gardens above me to check out the shops and the restaurants. such a hit they made it permanent. two-time olympic silver medallist elvis stojko is here to open the rink for us. thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me be here. >> now you have big news. you're going to be in new york on broadway. >> yeah. i'm going to be playing billy
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flynn in the show chicago but i'll also in toronto. but that's my big premiere for me. >> do you tap and dance and sing as well as you skate. >> well, i sing and dance. we'll have to see if the fans like it or see if i can skate as well. >> i have a feeling you'll be okay if it involves you moving your feet. you also have exciting things coming up on nbc. >> yeah, the skating spectacular in jamestown new york. people can see that. it's part of the skating nbc series and also doing racing in vegas. i'm gearing up for that, for the car racing and coming out with an auto biography. i have lots going on. >> what can't this man do? let's have him open the rink here. elvis stojko, the great. thank you. [ music playing ]
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elvis stojko opening the 77th season of the rink at
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at 9:56, this breaking news continues to go on in santa clara where we have just confirmed that industrial accident at levi stadium has turned deadly. a subcontractor died this
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morning when rebar fell on him just before 7:00. it appears the accident happened just outside the stadium. you may recall back in june, a worker was killed when an elevator counterweight hit a mechanic at the same construction site. we have a crew at the scene, and we'll bring you the latest on this deadly accident during our next newscast at 11:00. right now we want to take a look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> hey, happy columbus day. we've got a good looking monday shaping up. temperatures are going to warm up all the way through wednesday. today, not a lot of microclimate separation between oakland and separation. we're talk about 77 degrees, both cities. 73 in san francisco. 82 today in livermore. as we head through wednesday, we're expecting to peak at about 86 degrees inland. we'll slowly drop off thursday into friday. we could be looking at elevated fire danger as we head into this week. just depends on those dry northerly winds. we'll keep you updated. right now, let's take a look at
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your drive. >> good morning, folks. we didn't have that bart strike today, but there's still the potential for that tomorrow. stay with us here at nbc bay area. we'll track it. we're looking at a nice, easy drive. the peninsula was never going to be a factor. we're showing slowdowns here as opposed to the rest of the bay, which looks like. southbound 101 approaching university. that's the only slow section for 101. we see that there's some debris reported at the university avenue off-ramp. a blanket. not really a big problem. a smooth drive. 92 toward half-moon bay, the pumpkin festival has kicked off. we're looking at south 80 slow towards 237. >> thanks. we'll be back at 10:57 with our next update. [ laughter ]
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everyone deserves ooey, gooey, pillsbury cinnamon rolls. make the weekend pop. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. it's the first day of the workweek. it's fun day monday, october 14th. happy columbus day to you. >> however you spent your weekend, it's much better than the way you spent yours. >> yes. well, i started out in the morning on saturday -- >> what happened? >> i hate when you have to go get your blood taken. i like to be right there. i overslept, falling over everything, trying to get the
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dogs out and i get in the car and go, okay. only to find out i have no insurance anymore. so, that's one problem. then i get home and i go out in the backyard. it's a beautiful, blustery day. i have my rubber kind of boots on. boy, was i ugly, but looked like the queen of england out there, with her corgis. i come n as i'm coming in the door, i feel this unbelievable pain go through my left ankle and i go, oh, something just bit me and it ain't good. took off the boot and it was a bee. >> a bee in the boot? >> a bee in the middle of october. apparently he had his way more than once with me, which wouldn't be the first. that was this morning. it looks like a gangrene. no, i have gout! >> show your two feet next to each other. >> i have a cankle.
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i could never be a weather woman. i have a cankle. >> why hasn't it gone down? >> wron. >> i don't know. >> it's been since saturday. >> most people wouldn't come to work on monday, on columbus day, but no -- >> did it. are you icing it? >> icing it and benadryl. if anybody has any better ideas, let me know. one time i did get -- it was the day before whitney houston and bobby brown got married. i was supposed to go to the wedding the next day. cody was 2 or something like that. he got in a hornet's nest and i picked him up and ran into the house, protecting him like this. he didn't get not one bite, but my arms -- ♪ i'm popeye the sailor man because i'm very, very -- >> keep taking benadryl. >> not that we have it,
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electronic person on facebook anymore. >> we're working on it. >> maybe we can look at -- >> check on it during the commerce. >> nobody thinks about it now. >> look at our cards. we always come out here with cards. now, look what we have. >> are they all the same? >> they're all the same. >> they are cuter. by the way, your bra strap is showing. >> i know. i can't help it. >> how was your weekend? >> it was fun. i saw the james gandolfini movie. >> enough said. i haven't seen it yet. >> if you are about to send your kids off to college or you just sent them or are thinking about doing it, there's a scene in there that will kill you. it killed me and i don't even have kids. tears ran down. it's hard watching james gandol fichlt gandolfini. it was a good movie. if you are a carpool mom,
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this was in the social column in "the new york times." stinky practice where they came back -- >> soccer practice or something. >> where they really wreaked. >> especially at 15 or something. >> she said the smell when she gets home is unbearable. she wanted to say something and she said her son said he would be mortified if she said anything to her friends of the she drives now with the windows open. >> try that in the dead of winter. maybe they won't be as stinky in the dead of winter. they do basketball. >> there's something about that age kid and sweating and it is nasty. >> but you get beyond that. i used to get so angry with cody for taking his shoes off and all of his friends, the minute they walked in our house and it's right there. can i tell you how happy it is when they comes home and his friends and visit? everything is relative.
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but the smell is negotiable. >> commenting on a person's odor is exquisitely delicate. >> we know that, philip. >> talk to the four boys together and say, listen, boys, you wreak. ask them to towel off and take off their shirts before they get in the car and put on a clean shirt. forget it. >> you can't cover up body odor. have you to clean it. >> if you've ever written in a new york cab for any certain -- i'm not kidding. i have been in some cabs that is coated with cologne. the window is open. my head is hanging out the window like a dog, like a dog. i would rather risk an accident out there than be inside with all that. but it's not great. >> there's a new survey that's going to make you feel good, hoda. it says cheating feels fantastic. >> how rude! that's rude.
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>> university of washington, harvard business school, all of them joined forces to study cheating. cheating in general on tests. >> cheating in general. when you lie, you get a high, cheater's high. when you cheat. it's like you can't believe -- it's like the forbidden fruit. like you got away with it. >> but you didn't get away with it. >> i imagine that's how people feel when they have an affair, it's risky. it's a high then it all comes crashing down. >> and then you want people to feel sorry for you. >> guilt is it a real guilt? it's a figure meant of your imagination after you've had the natural high? >> makes no sense to me but all those smart people must be right. >> they must be right. >> do you know who is on our show today? >> who? >> franklin graham is with us today. he has an answer for the sin in your life and the sin in hoda's. yes. >> what about the sin in yours? >> i am all prayed up as of this morning. i haven't sinned since then.
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i'm clean as a whistle. >> you understand the rush -- you've gotten away with something -- >> you know what i have? it's a buried nen lifden in lif. i have a conscience. i have a jiminy cricket. >> let's say ring and run. you're not thinking about the person trudging to the door. >> the person who got a bee sting and can hardly walk. >> it's like a rush, when you toilet paper someone's house and run away, like that. the heart-pounding excitement. is it showing? >> it's still showing. all righty. this is kind of sad but it makes sense. there's a new poll again that says that one-third of all people -- i guess in america or in the world, i don't know. cannot recognize their neighbors.
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it has to be in america. in the uk, that would be -- churchill home insurance company, who wants you to get to know your neighbors, one-third of the people could not recognize their nextdoor neighbors by sight. >> when i lived in the suburbs, you know your neighbors. i just did. in new york, it's harder. there's apartment living. there are 15 apartments on your floor. we get up early. we don't see them or know them. >> i'm not at that apartment very often. >> at home. >> at home. when i really got to know them well was last year during hurricane sandy. we didn't evacuate. our house withstood many, many storms since the 1920s and we're on a 20-foot rock ledge. we found out all around the neighborhood and asked who was going to stay and ride it out. almost all of them were. they all came to our house for a week. >> you got to know them.
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>> they're really great people and in a weird way we bonded. we were all good neighbors to one another before that and after that, it's like such a bond. cleaned out my wine cellar, though, didn't you? >> rlove it. by sarah berelis. >> the song is called "brave." >> i actually loved it. it's gone viral in a lot of ways. a children's hospital that did their own video to the song "brave." there's a great line in there that says show me how big your brave is. let's take a look at this video. ♪ you can be mazin' you can be outcast be the backlash ♪ ♪ or you can start what you want to say let the words fall out honestly i want to see you be
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brave ♪ ♪ i just want to see you i just want to see you i just want to see you ♪ ♪ where you live maybe one of these days you can let the light in show me how big your brave is ♪ >> oh, my god. >>. ♪ what you want to say >> how much fun they had making that. >> she saw the video and said crying watching this. thanks for inspiring me. >> that's in minnesota. do we have time for baby animals? >> how could we not? >> how could whoa possibly not? >> to start your week off. look at this video simply because it's cute and makes you happy. >> oh, my god. all around the world this week. three baby lions. >> at the swedish zoo, one month old. where is the baby giraffe? >> stop it. >> that's a baby?
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>> and a little baby hippo. >> oh, my god! >> oh, my gosh. >> and mama's kind of cute, too. >> oh, look at her. hungry. >> oh, and the waulwallaby. baby. >> did you have a good weekend, hoda woman is this. >> i did. >> you saw that movie and that was about it? >> yeah. okay. favorite things. this is a limited edition of pink suede hush puppies, ballet flat. aren't they adorable? they're $79. hush puppies.com. and i think they're just darling. >> my favorite thing is, this is one of those things that i keep losing things. >> i do, too, like my other one. no, they're both in there. >> i keep losing things and people keep returning them. i was in the airport at newark. i dropped my driver's license. >> of course you did.
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>> i was already through security and somebody handed it to me. i left my wallet in a cab. two days later, someone brought it back. so what happens? i was in houston a while ago. this came from somebody. my name is danny kish. i'm a senior stanton kirby drive in texas. you seemed to have misplaced your nbc universal i.d. badge. i've included it with this letter. he put it in the mail. people keep finding me! oh, my god. >> they kind of know where you are, hoda. we have an update. >> on the bee sting. >> they were kind enough to write in. here are some of the cures. >> we're ready. >> make sure the stinger is out. >> oh, wait. is the stinger out? >> i don't know. >> we have to show joann so we know who is talking. >> soak in epsom salt. soak in pickle juice for two hours. >> ew. don't do that. >> then i'll make frank -- >> potato skins on it.
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>> epsom salt is probably good. >> thank you so much. >> are those your feet right now? >> they are. >> apparently we have no time to try these, right? no. there's no holiday for hollywood. just bite it. >> watch your language. >> it's a hamburger with macaroni and cheese as the bun. >> how can you possibly get your whole mouth on that? >> you can't. >> i'll do it this way. >> but it doesn't -- >> it has the mac on the other side. >> i wish i could have it. it's cheese. >> get 'em both. is it good? >> it's good. >> i'm just going to have the bun. anyway, it's time for hollywood buzz coming up, after this. when it comei want three looking youngthings: banish wrinkles, beat gravity and now, fill in those little sunken places.
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it's time to entertain you with "today's" buzz when we get you up dated on all the celebrity buzz. >> from "fifty shades of grey" shake-up to, who is here to fill us in? kim sacks. tell us "fifty shades of gray." this is big news today. >> charlie hunham dropped out. he said it was his immersing tv schedule. i don't know if that's what it is, but -- >> something is rotten in denmark. >> he is on the cover for "sons of anarchy." he said it was very daunting to live up to fan expectations. it's so intense. i think maybe he was a little freaked out by it. >> so, who are they saying? what name is being bantered about? >> well, fans really want matt bomar. there's like an online poll.
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>> he has a heavy schedule, too. >> yes, he does, totally. i think "white collar" just wrapped so he might be free. he doesn't need to work out for it. and ian somerhalder from "vampire diaries." >> they look the same. >> look like the same person. >> michael douglas. this was interesting. he said he had throat cancer. now he is saying it was tongue cancer. >> he said he gave a different diagnosis because while he was filming "wall street:money never sleeps" he said if he had surgery, he could actually lose his mouth and his doctor told him to say it was throat cancer. >> that's weird. >> cancer is cancer. >> i just don't understand that. you have what you have. any time you lie about stuff, it always hits you in the rear end. hoda. every time. >> really? >> wow! >> so gravity number one?
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i thought tom hanks would take number one. >> no. "gravity" is huge. it made $43 million this weekend, dropped 10%, the smallest movie that grossed over $55 million. it's huge. did you see it? >> i tried. i was incapacitated all weekend long. i want to see "gravity" and i want to see the one hoda saw. i'm way behind. >> it's amazing. it's like 1 1/2 hours panic attack. >> it is? >> sounds like fun. >> how did the tom hanks movie do? >> "captain phillips" did really well, $25 million. that's about what they expected it to be. it's an intense movie. it's not a typical tom hanks movie. a real life drama. it did really well. it's good fall for movies. >> what about lady gaga? >> lady gaga is in the movie "machete kills." >> didn't do well at all. >> no. it has mel gibson, charlie sheen in it.
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she has a very small role. her "applause" is not doing great. >> really? >> it's not a great time. >> i haven't seen this promoted, have you? >> i mean it's sort of been promoted. the first movie was a cult hit, not a huge hit. so i think it's not shocking that it didn't do that well, but, yeah. >> disappointing. >> yeah. maybe a little disappointing. i still love gaga. >> thank you, tim. >> bye-bye. >> bye. >> please put something on that. ointment. >> stop looking at it. >> it's huge. it's money-saving monday. how you could save hundreds of dollars shopping online. >> one of you is about to become our fan of the week. >> not you. >> probably not.
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he is joining us by skype. hi, rob. >> hello. >> how are you? >> good. >> apparently it was your wife, heather, who secretly nominated you. right? >> apparently. i'm just now finding out. >> apparently, rob is a closet fan. his wife did out him a few years ago. now he is a very proud viewer. >> he records every episode and the adorable family of three never misses our show. he even has one of our mugs. come on. and such a darling little baby. that's ellie. even though he is a hard-working sexy personal trainer, rob's day is not complete without hoda and kathie lee. >> three dfour days, three nigh the four diamond orlando marriott in florida with a suite and $100 food and beverage credit. >> and you'll be treated to a round of golf at hawk's landing
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golf club and hotel and round-trip airfare for two furnished by the four diamond orlando world and marriott. >> you guys, have fun! >> have a ball, guys. thank you very much. see you later. susan, stop fake farming. kelly, quit selling your brother's stuff on craigslist. and, john, you just sent her the friend request. give it 24, bro. now what? read 'em and weep. oh, yay! bling, blang, blah. giddy-up. straight flushizzle. oh, susan. [ giggles ] are you kidding me?! [ male announcer ] make us part of your family. look for nutritious dairy brands with the real california seals. oh, no, you didn't! with the real california seals. over $10.50 per meal. a restaurant-quality dinner from bertolli costs $5.00 a serving. replacing one restaurant dinner a week saves your family of four over $1,000 a year. save money. live better. walmart. delicious, but say i press a few out flat, add some beef, sloppy joe sauce and cheese,
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when rebar fell on top of him. just before 7:00. it appears the accident happened just outside the stadium. you may recall back in june a worker was killed when an elevator counterweight hit a mechanic at that same construction site. we'll have the latest at 11:00. bart trains are running this morning, but a possible shutdown looms for tomorrow. no deal was reached after negotiations went well into the early morning hours today. bart says its latest offer, which includes a 12% pay raise over four years, is its best and final offer. both sides will be back at the table later today. we'll take a look at the forecast and roads after the break.
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good monday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. want to show you how clear it is. this is from hie atop san bruno. no fog at this hour. temperatures are going to start to warm up today. we're really going to increase those temps as we get into the midsection of the week. 80 degrees in concord. 77 for san jose. 77 on the way to fremont. along with higher temperatures, we're talking about higher fire danger. we'll detail that at 11:00. right now, we'll check your drive. >> hello. looking over to the peninsula where the top of the screen is northbound 101. we did have a stall there over the last 20 minutes. it'sht recently cleared and quickly recovered as far as the speeds go. the east shore freeway, westbound 80. over the last few minutes, we've seen the 50s, 60s, and now we're pretty much at the limit.
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that's great stuff. back to you. >> okay, mike. thanks. more local news coming up in 30 minutes at 11:00. hope to see you then. we are back with more of "today" on this monday-saving monday. instead of throwing away cash when you do all that online shopping, we are basically giving it away today. nina is here. >> to find discounts and deals and executive editor of "all you" magazine. >> there are simple things we can do on the web that will save money? >> we are all about smart shopping and helping you find the best deals. that's what we are doing today. talking about three websites that are the hidden secrets of the smartest shoppers online. >> and what are they? >> the first one, if you want to comparison shop online, the only site you need to know is called get invisible hand. this is the way it works.
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it's called a browser add-on, meaning you download it to your browser and it works behind the scenes like magic. it takes about a minute to download. say you want to buy a camera. i go to best buy.com. i want this nikon cool pics s-9500. i click on it and look what happens. it found me a cheaper price. $189, 32% off and it also tracks the shipping price, too. so you're not going to get socked with an extra shipping. >> this is great for consumers. you had no idea. >> exactly. now i'm saving $90 and saving time. you spend so much time searching around. >> that's get invisible hand. >> let's go to poach it.com. >> it is a great site for big-ticket items. when you're buying something, you know the price is probably going to drop at some point. you don't know and you don't
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want to overspend. especially with black friday coming up, if you want to buy something big, you don't want to overspend. here we go. i want to buy a french door refrigerator. these are pricey. $1,500. i do not want to spend that much. i'm going to cut and paste this link into poach it to track product. then i paste the link here, track the product. my work is done. i'm done for now. it e-mails me when the price goes down. i don't have to think about it again. >> it e-mails me when the price goes down. i don't need to worry again. >> unless the price doesn't go down. >> in which case i'm no worse off than i was before. >> what about the next one? coupon helper. >> there are so many great coupon codes online. who has the time to search around for everything? there's this site. another browser add-on called coupons helper.com.
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it works on firefox and chrome. download it to your browser. it tracks every coupon code you might need. on jc penney there is an adorable coat i love. it was in our november issue by nicole miller. these are the coupon codes that it automatically found for me on jc penney. it shows all these coupon codes. >> how do you get the coupon? >> pumpkin will save me 15%. i type it in here. it applies the price. already the coat was $200, went down to $119. saved me an additional $18. thank you very much. >> where was the coupon. >> online coupon code. we just saved hundreds of dollars. >> it's inside the computer. >> how does it do that? s. >> that was great. >> we are thinking about seals today, it's columbus day.
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you can save even more. >> great. you're a doll. thank you so much. more money-saving tips in "all you" magazine. >> do you wake up with dark circles under their eyes? >> find out why when we get to the bottom of beauty myths. >> if you need motivation to lose weight, the newest joy fit club member lost 175 pounds. across america people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar, but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® is different than pills. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once-a-day, any time, and comes in a pen. and the needle is thin. victoza® is not for weight loss, but it may help you lose some weight. victoza® is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes when used with diet and exercise. it is not recommended as the first medication
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in life, there are certain things that are true. >> some so-called truths are beauty and health myths. some really are down-right true. here to set the record straight is sara eggenberger, contributing editor for "new beauty" as opposed to old beauty. >> we are so ready. >> okay. this is very serious. lack of sleep causes undereye
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circles. >> i'm going to say myth because we just said it in the tease it was a myth. >> hoda, you're following along correctly. it is a myth. very nice of you. sleep deprivation causes a lot of things, but dark circles are genetic. the skin is thin right there and there are a lot of veins there. >> how about puffy? >> eat bananas, they are high in potassium. number two, you cannot smell your own perfume. >> that is definitely a myth. >> i'm going to say it's a fact. it's one of those sneaky things. >> it is a fact. because you become immune to it. you are constantly spraying it. >> what if you're wearing a new one though. >> then it does change, yes. so you're still correct. only spray on your pulse points. don't overapply. >> i spray in my hair.
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have you ever been to a smoky bar? it used to stay in your hair. same with perfume. >> ew. >> why is that gross? >> you may have heard this one before. you become used to your own shampoo. >> i'm going to say fact. >> that is a myth. >> who says? >> they have researched this thoroughly. there is no scientific evidence to support this. if you feel like your shampoo isn't working, you have a buildup of styling products, waxes and you need to use a purifying shampoo. that will remedy the problem with. >> don't make those promises. go ahead. >> number four. shaving will make your hair grow back darker and thicker. >> that is a myth. >> i'm going to say it's a fact so i'm going to say it's a myth. >> it's a myth. only because when you're shaving, if you don't use a sharp razor, you'll feel the
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blunt edge. that is the thickest part of the hair shaft. >> no, no. >> eating carbs can help you lose weight. >> that sounds like a fact so i'm going to say a fact. >> they are going well. hallelujah it's a fact. there is a new diet called the carb cycling. you can indulge in carbs based on how you work out. high cardio days you can have your carbs, low protein. on weight resistant days, use low carbs, high protein diet. >> this is a tie. >> it is a tie. number six, sugar only causes cavities. >> no. it's a myth. >> you're correct. it's a myth. bacteria. close. what happens is the bacteria and sugar work together and cause
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and acid and acid breaks down your tooth enamel. >> a tiebreaker? one more. >> this is it. for the prize. this is very serious. for the prize. >> i hope it's pickle juice. >> french manicure came from france. >> i'm going to say a fact. >> here is our tiebreaker. it's a myth. kathie lee is our winner. it's from california. >> how about the french kiss? >> look at that beautiful prize. >> i'll give it to you, hoda. >> okay. all i wanted was pickle juice. thank you so much. there is no slowing down for preacher billy graham. >> he's got a new book. his son franklin will tell us all about it. >> if you're an emotional all about it. >>[ female announcer ] problem: screen time can mean discomfort for contact lens wearers. [ elizabeth ] i have to be in front of the computer for hours and my eyes feel so dry. brittle and cracking. i can't focus. they feel just awful. [ female announcer ] solution: acuvue® oasys brand contact lenses.
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we are back now with the joy fit club. a woman who gave up her
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emotional eating to drop nearly half her weight. 24-year-old laura from huntington, west virginia stepped on the scale and saw 357 pounds. show did something about it. we are going to meet her in a moment. first, let's listen to her story. >> my name is lauren and i once weighed 357 pounds. i was always known for being a diva and had all the attitude to go along with it. behind the sass and fake smiles, i can honestly say i didn't like myself. i hated that i let food control my life and i hated that no matter how hard i tried to lose weight, i still didn't see any results. my bat will my weight began so early in life. what is on a diet by the age of 8 and grew up being the fat girl. by 16 i started training in hopes of playing high school volleyball. in the process i experienced many physical setbacks including foot and knee injuries that landed me in a wheelchair multiple times. however, i never gave up. i fell off for a few weeks and
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binge on anything i could get my hands on, but i would always try again. it wasn't until i got my overall health under control and attended a weight loss retreat i truly began to deal with my emotional binge eating. it was there i learned how to let food fuel me and not control me. two years and 175 pounds later, i can honestly say for the first time in my life, i am comfortable in my own skin. i love who i am inside and out, and most importantly, i feel free. >> that is so great. joy bauer is the leader of the joy fit club. >> i'm so worried about your foot. >> i'm soaking in pickle juice. someone said put your foot in pickle juice. so are test driving it to see if it works. >> for two hours. take it to the movies afterwards. >> this girl is unreal. not only did she lose all of this weight, but when she comes out here, she is going to show you a special sort of skill she
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has now. she is a power lifter. i want to show you a snapshot of what she eats in a day to keep up with her workout habit. she has about 2,000 calories. breakfast, tortilla stuffed with egg whites, salsa and spinach. lunch a great big salad. now she cuts back on the starchy carbs. lettuce leaves with goat cheese, salmon. she googled and found my recipe for greens in a glass and uses this as a recovery shake after she works out. i'll tweet this out after the show. for dinner she has a great big stir fry of vegetables, avocado and chicken. >> let's look at lauren's before picture. lauren, come join the joe fit club. >> those are her old pants. >> oh, my gosh. look at you. >> take those off. >> you look great.
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>> that is just fantastic. >> is she incredible? >> i'm great. how are you? >> how long has this been going on? >> what? >> losing the weight. >> took me about a year and a half to lose it all. but here i am. >> this is 115 pounds. >> you can lift that up? >> she can do it. >> thanks. >> cute. >> be careful, hon. >> what? >> you rock. >> thank you. >> and you use these dumbbells? >> i sure do. joy told me you complain about your lunges. >> want me to show you a circuit i like to work on? >> show while we go to commercial. >> i take it up here, do a shoulder press, take it out and hit that full extension. >> you look awesome. >> thank you. >> thank you for coming to see us. >> thank you for having me. >> i want to thank our facebook
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fans william salors for the pickle suggestion. >> franklin graham is here to share his father's story. this is "today" on nbc. too big.
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billy graham has been preaching more than seven decades reaching tens of millions of people around the world. he's been a confidante to more than ten u.s. presidents, a friend to me for all these years. he just finished writing his 32nd book. you think you've written some, hoda? it's called "the reason for my hope." >> here to tell us all about it is billy's son franklin graham, president and ceo of the billy graham evangelical association. >> this is the best he's done. at 95, he's slowing down, but he's not quitting.
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i tried to get him to go out and get a hamburger. he says i just want to stay home. >> this is not a compilation book. this isn't the best bits, this is all new material. >> it's all new. he worked for over a year on it. he just did a great job. this is really from his heart. he realizes at 95, he doesn't have many days left. he wants to leave with another generation, he wants them to know the truth about god's love for us. we live in a world where people think, well, okay, i am a christian, i believe in god and i believe in jesus, but they don't want to follow him. they don't want to live for him. he wants them to understand there are consequences to sin. the bible says all of us have sinned. every one of us is guilty, but god loves us. >> there is a feeling god wants to keep all the good stuff away from us and it's the exact opposite of that, isn't it? his word has a purpose to follow it and you will have abundance and joy in your life. >> absolutely.
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we've all sinned and become short of god's standard. the wages of sin is death. but god so loved you and me he gave his son. god will forgive us and heal our hearts. >> and make us new creatures. >> and show his plan and purpose for our lives. it's a great book. he's got a film on november 7th "my hope america with billy graham." >> i'm going down for his birthday party november 7th. >> tell us about the film. >> it's a 30-minute film. it's the best thing he's ever done. my father gives a very clear plan of salvation. he is so clear and articulate. he is in his home and talking to you. he's not standing behind the pulpit preaching. it is powerful. >> how is he doing? >> he's doing pretty good. if you asked him, he would say, i'm doing terrible. he's 95, but his mind is crystal clear. this book and the film "my hope america with billy graham" is
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the best he's done. >> there is a particular chapter in this book that was extraordinary to me. it goes through historically what other people have said about jesus, which was fascinating and really interesting. there is less known about julius caesar than about jesus of nazareth. most people easily believe everything about julius caesar, but not christ, why is that? >> the devil is very clever how he masked over this and people avoid christ. there is more evidence jesus lived than caesar. the fact is jesus came to this earth for sinners. that is how much god loves us. he gave his son to be the sacrifice for our sins. we trust him and put our faith in him, god will forgive us and heal our hearts. >> you were a rebellious teenager, if i recall. yes, you were.
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and that breaking news is happening at the 49ers new santa clara stadium. this is where a worker has been killed in a construction accident. now the investigation begins into how it all went wrong. good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. jon has the day off. let's get to nbc bay area's kris sanchez. she's outside the stadium with the latest. >> reporter: this is the quietest i've ever seen this construction site. all of the work has been stopped here at levi stadium because that worker was killed, as you mentioned, in an accident here 4 1/2 hours ago or so. this is the scene from above. you can see the truck from which the metal rebar fell as

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