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afternoon. wn b that carrier, but often times a smaller regional airline is actually operating the flight. now the national transportation safety board is looking into those code sharing agreements. tom costello is at reagan international airport with details. >> reporter: the ntsb has some safety concerns because as it looks at the history for the last nine years, ever fatal
airline accident has involved a regional carrier very often with a major airline's logo painted on the plane. it was the crash of flight 3407 in buffalo last year that has focused a spotlight on airline code sharing arrangements. the passengers on flight 3407 bought tickets on a continental flight. but the continental flight called continental connection was really colgan air. >> i think if you were to ask them which airline he was flying, he would have said continental. >> reporter: the ntsb's findings were that the first officer and captain were in over their heads. they failed to operate air speeds causing the plane to stall and crash. now the ntsb is looking at the business of code sharing, how much it saves the airlines and
what it means for passenger safety. >> we think the public has a right to know when they're going to be changing airlines. >> this is a ticket from it? to harrisburg that says very clearly exactly what airline you are on. at all times. >> reporter: and say the regionals, they have doubled down on safety since the buffalo crash. >> we are committed to do everything possible to make sure that there is never another accident. >> reporter: regional airlines which pay their crews lower wages that the commercial airlines make up half of the flights flown every day. if the major airlines are going to paint their logos on a regional plane, they should share more responsibility. >> i would like to see the liability also flow to the major airlines as it does to the regional airlines so that there's real culpability and real responsibility.
>> reporter: the major airlines say it's up to the faa and the regionals to ensure there is in fact one level of safety at the regionals and across the entire board. an faa inspector general last year found that wasn't the case, that in fact the regionals were not necessarily as safe as the major airlines. but since then we're told that the major airlines have focused on safety and things are improving. and just ahead, it wasn't drugs after all, police now say an alcoholic beverage popular with young drinkers caused college students to pass out at a party in washington state a warning to parents about four it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician, trying to hide his record of failure. the real brown plan? more spending on out-of-control state pensions. more favors for the big teachers union, blocking education reform.
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reunion. and we have taylor swift live in concert, but first your local news and weather. good morning to you. i want to check in with mike. busy with 580. >> the sigalert clear and this 580 portion not good. two accidents, one at greenville moving to the shoulder and another one a little bit to the west. the second set very slow coming out of the pass into livermore and making things better towards the grade amount of low slow down with a live look that shows you two things. the slowing approaching the express lane getting sunnier than a half hour ago.
things are starting to change. >> see the birds at the top of the power line, it's cold. 30s around napa this morning. 42 in livermore. feels like 32. late or this afternoon, a nice day. mid 60s inland and low 60 no, sir san francisco. tomorrow we will watch increasing clouds and chance of showers around thursday. off and on rain and halloween looks dry as things start to clear out. more news after the brick.
today is the day neighbors in unincorporated parts of the county are dreading. they have ann exfor sections the neighborhood and must have have votes to overturn the process. some would rather be annexed into campbell. they agreed to take over the area. i will have another local news update for you in a half hour. have a great morning. i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp. i was supposed to retire there. carly fiorina changed all that. [ cheri ] fiorina laid off 30,000 people. and she shipped our jobs to china. and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements.
she didn't need 5 corporate jets. [ farrell ] one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. 7:39 on this tuesday morning, the 26th day of october 2010. these people are excited because they're in for a treat just about one hour from now, pop star sensation taylor swift will put on a live concert on the plaza. i'm meredith viera, along with ann curry. 25 years after "back to the future" first hit movie screens, we're getting the cast back together for a live interview and some of them are already
gathering in the green room. you can see christopher lloyd is there, leah thompson, mary steam burgeon and huey lewis is there. >> we're going to be talking about the fun times they had on the set. and there you go. >> we know why that movie is so popular. fun, fun, fun. >> michael was not the original marty mcfly. >> and that's interesting and why is that? >> i'll tell you later. also ahead on a more serious note, an exclusive live interview with tiffany hartley, who's using her husband's death to bring attention to the violence that's happening along the border. but we begin this hour with a legal alcoholic drink that's believed to be responsible for sickening nine college students in washington state. >> reporter: good morning to you and, yes, police are saying this
is all the result of underaged binge drinking made worse by this product, four loko, wiz some students call black out in a can. now the university wants this banned. >> i guess i wanted to kind of say, like, sorry for the negative attention this has brought on campus. >> reporter: what sent her to the hospital was not a spiked drink as first suspected. she was one of nine students rushed to the hospital after attending an offcampus party on october 8, the students, mostly freshmen women started vomiting and passing out. >> we saw blood alcohol levels ranging from .123 to .335. i want to remind people that .3 can be considered lethal. >> no drugs were found in the sickened students but the police
report says that there was underaged drinking at the party including beer, vodka and run. police put special emphasize on four loko. >> our research shows that every one of the students that was hospitalized had drank four loko. it's equivalent to about five to six beers in a can. >> the college banned four loko from their campus after officials say it sent a handful of students there to the hospital. several washington campuses have also banned the drink and say alcohol education is crucial. >> we have been holding meetings with students and educating students about the dangers of this particular class of beverage. >> reporter: washington state attorney general thinks these drinks should be banned nationally. >> the danger of drinking a drink like this, one of the four to five beer products with caffeine is you might not be aware of how much alcohol you're
ingesting. >> reporter: the company behind four loko says it goes to great lengths to make sure the product is not sold to underaged drinkers. they also say four loko is being unfairly blamed because the washington students were drinking all kinds of alcohol and in a written statement added our products are not energy drinks as they have been called and when consumed responsibly, they're just as safe as any other alcoholic beverage. and while some universities are working to rid their campuses of these products, representatives of four loko say they don't disagree, they say restricting their product as well as other alcoholic beverages on college campuses makes sense. >> on that note, kristen welker, thanks so much. let's get a check of the forecast. and in for al, we have got stephanie abrams. >> we're waiting for taylor swift, we have got our hots and some people have shirts. how long did it take you to make this shirt? >> 13.
. >> we're having unluckily weather, portions of the midwest, unfortunately the threat for some very strong tornadoesndt aat thareth realready exists right now, we have tornado watches that extend from the great lakes all the way down to the mississippi river valley. otherwise beautiful weather in the northeast, but all this mess is headed in our direction francisco. let's hope the sun can heat things up. lots of 40 should climb into the 60s and bay area-wide. the exception will be around the coast. 67 in san jose. tomorrow temperature-wise about the same. increasing clouds and with the clouds increasing chance of rain on thursday, friday, and saturday. plan on rain at times and we clear out midday sunday. o do to get
your weather forecast 24 hours a day is go to weather.com. meredith, over to you. and now to the latest on the death of an american jet skier, allegedly killed by mexican pirates. his wife is now using his story to draw attention to the mounting violence along the u.s. border. we'll talk to her exclusively in just a moment. but janet shanlian has the very latest. >> reporter: it's a story that made headlines all over the world and at the center of it all a young woman who herself was almost a victim. despite warnings she should stay quiet, she has done just the opposite. tiffany hartley, far from the texas border but talking about the border to law enforcement officers in denver monday, just weeks after she says she lost her husband there. >> our family and david i'm fami family's goal is to make people aware.
>> reporter: never imagining their sightseeing trip would explode in violation as described in tiffany's panicked call to 911. >> are you sure that your husband got shot? >> yes, in his head. >> okay was he thrown out of the jet gee that he's in the water orring? >> he was thrown off the yes ski and i couldn't pick him up to get him on mine. >> reporter: as the barrage of bullets continued, she said she made a gut wrenching decision to leave her husband behind in a bid to save herself. >> he put himself between me and the boat. he was protecting me. >> reporter: the texas sheriff investigating blamed the attacks on warring drug cartels. mexican officials initially questioned tiffany's story and then launched a search for david's body only to be called after off a few days later when a lead mexican investigator was beheaded. >> these are shells we have collected every vacation we have
gone. >> reporter: tiffany has moved back to her home state of colorado. >> how are you going to go on? you're going to start a new life back in colorado without david, how? >> i don't know. i just know i have got god's grace behind me and i know he has a plan and that's all i can stand on right now. >> reporter: a plan she says including honoring david by keeping focus on the border and just how dangerous it can be. tiffany is taking this stance at a time when no one would blame her if she just wanted to stay home and privately grieve over what has become a very public incident. >> it's been almost a month now, tiffany, how are you holding up? >> it's day by day. i mean i have my good days and i have bad days. i kind of still feel like i'm in task mode. >> task mode? >> task mode, just to get the
word out and i really haven't had that time to just kind of reflect on everything that's happened and nights are the worst. >> why are nights the worst. >> because that's when we're together and, mornings and nights we tell each other we love each other and we kiss each other and i miss it. i don't have him there to hug me and hold me anymore. >> as janet said, no one would blame you if you just privately grieved if you went away and, you know, just dealt with this privately. but you have made a decision and pam, you as well, to be out there in front of the public with the message you want to get out to the people and also to the president and the congress. what is the message. >> that we need to wake up. we need to wake up to what's going on in our backyard. i mean obviously, i support what's going on in iraq, but at the same time, this is our backyard. this is right over a river, it's not an ocean, it's a river. and we need to focus on what's going on over there.
>> what exactly is going on over there? >> wars. it's a war zone right now. especially between the cartels. and the authorities hear of the cartels and the cartel are running it. the president and the government, they don't have control of their country, it's the cartels who run the country. >> i remember right after your husband disappeared we talked to you on the air and you said at the time that you both knew that it was dangerous to be in mexico, something you had talked about. looking back now and obviously hindsight is 20/20. what do you wish you had done differently that day? >> i wish we would have stopped and talked to the locals or talked to the authorities and ask them what has happened recently and this is where we're going, what do you think about that? we don't know that was a high drug traffic area, we had no idea. we just knew there had been pirate attacks and we, you know, you don't know where exactly that is on the lake. and we didn't even have a clue
that this was high drug traffic for the drug cartels. >> and do you feel that people should stay out of mexico? would that be your advice to americans? >> yeah. i love mexico, i think it's a great country, it's got beautiful destinations, but i'm not going back for a really long time. and it's sad because i really like it and we were planning on going back over there in february. and i'm not going to -- i don't think we should support a country that's trying to hurt our people over here. >> what have the investigators over in mexico said about the status of the investigation. it was suspended after that lead investigator was found beheaded. has it been resumed? >> it doesn't surprise me that mexico has stopped the search. but i would hope that mr. obama and mrs. clinton, that if this was their child, you know,
they're saying that everything can be done -- they're doing everything that can be done, but if this was their child, would they feel everything has been done? as long as david doesn't come home, enough hasn't been done. so it's like i hope they continue to put pressure on mexico. to find david. to let us put him to peace. >> but as every day goes by, it must cross your mind that y they'll never find your husband, especially if they have stopped the investigation? >> the search has definitely stopped. sunday and monday when i did those long hours with the witness statements, that was with the federal investigators, people who in the federal area and they are -- >> these are mexican investigators? >> yeah, they're the ones that are going to be continuing the investigation, the state has exhausted their resources and now it's kind of a federal investigation. >> and do you trust those
federal investigators to do their job? you met with them for 16 hours, what was your impression? >> i think they do want to solve the case. i know at the same time it's hard to because it is in a high -- area. really they need to call in their navy and storm that area and take over all the borders and the navy is the ones that the cartel actually kind of fear and that's what i think needs to be done. but as for the investigation, they really have if ever come into the united states to meet with a victim. i mean a few times. so that's speaks highly to me and i really do hope they take it serious and want to do something about it and find him. >> we appreciate you being here "toda today, tiffany and pam, thank you very much. and we're back right after this.
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kind of voracity in the zoo, those are wild tigers and between them they're suspected of killing five people. >> she has an instinct to attack humans. >> reporter: salma was captured where a showdown between illegal hunters and tigers claimed 16 people last year. she's accused of killing three after her cub was stolen. >> translator: they died, my son and husband eaten by a tiger. eaten by a tiger. >> reporter: villages struggle in fear, bringing them face too face with hungry tigers. >> you can see them everywhere. >> reporter: the forest is gone? >> the forest is gone. >> reporter: there's only about 300 endangered sumatrian tigers
left. conflict tigers usually are sent zoos, but salma's in rehab, a new scheme to recondition her to the wild, it's lating her from humans and weaning her back on to other live prey. >> we can see by the face of the tiger what is in the head of the human. once they get wary of humans. >> another female was spotted prowling through a central sumatrian village. forrestry officials quickly alerted caught the 140-pound tiger before any harm was done. she was tranquilized,
microchipped and given an identifying tattoo. she was fit and well, ready for a flight to the rehab center in a remote and protected corner of sumatra, a bumpy jungle drive ending her journey. and so begins the first day of rehab for this tiger, the hope is that she'll soon be able to be returned to the wild. the rehab center is part of a larger conservation area run by one of indonesia's richest tycoons. this corner of sumatra is already home to about 30 tigers, one making a rare appearance during our visit, grabbing a tethered pig. the key problem for tigers remains habitat lost but conservation, it is hoped, this area could provide a home for these troubled tigers.
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good morning. it's 7:56 and mike has a look at the commute. >> we will take you to 880. it's slow between the bridges the the maps show slowing and northbound also slowing around hyde street. sun light going on so it feels warmer than this area where thins aren't warm. that's not the temperatures, but the speeds. we do see a nice smooth flow of traffic off of the north side into san francisco. sunshine there as well, but looking at the shot, you can feel how chilly and crisp it is in the air today. >> some spots in the north bay,
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8:00 now on this tuesday morning, october 26, 2010. these folks are feeling the power of love because we have got a very special reunion coming up, the cast of back to the future. it's been 25 years since the original "back to the future." >> very cool, i like the little clock inside. it sets the date where you want to go and then you get to go there. >> look, there's even the skate
board in here. >> coming up we're going to talk to michael j. fox, christopher lloyd, mary steenburgen and huey lewis, they're also inside. we have got taylor swift in the house. she's not even 21 years old and yet she's got so much to do. she's out with a new album. she's actually a songwriter. she's got a big concert coming up. first we're going to the news desk where natalee morales is filling in for ann. good morning, everyone. president obama's trying to prevent democratic losses in the final week of the midterm campaign while touring a small factory, he claimed it was republicans that stalled the economic recovery by voting against tax breaks.
and one gubernatorial candidate said the president can quote, shove it. >> it wasn't an endorsement that i was actually expecting. on the eve of the day the president was coming into rhode island, it was one of his only political trips this week coming into rhode island a reporter contacted us not the white house telling us about this endorseme endorsement. >> frank capfrank caprio's oppo an endorsement for president obama. the plant could be used to produce material for nuclear weapons. a florida teen who once gained notoriety for her unstoppable hiccups is now held without bail on murder charges. she appeared in a st. petersburg courtroom on monday.
she lured a man to an abandoned house while he was robbed by two men and shot during a struggle. high wind warnings are in effect for parts of the midwest. weekend storms damaged homes with high winds and lightning strikes. and artist who used humor to help ease the trauma of 9/11 died of cancer over the weekend. leo's cartoons appeared in the new yorker for 32 years. in the first one after the september attacks, a woman says to a loudly dressed man in a bar, i thought i would never laugh again and then i saw your jacket. it is 8:03 right now and time for the weather. and in for al this morning is stephanie abrams. "today's" weather is brought to you by chevy. every model is backed by a 100,000 mile, five year power train limited warranty. >> this is a dream come true for
this little girl, why is that? >> because she's amazing. >> amazing? her songs speak to you? you're nervous even talking about her. >> she's awesome. >> she's awesome. and it's going to be an awesome forecast in our pick city, kansas city, missouri, mostly sunny and windy, we will see our temperatures in the 60s, otherwise a big storm blasting through the great lakes, all the way down a view of san jose. mostly sunny skies. pretty pleasant this morning. but boy, it's chilly out there. should see mid-60s for most places inland. the 50s and 60s around san francisco and the coastline today. tonight we have frost advisories across the north bay valleys for a chilly night. next chance of rain, should hold off until about thursday, then expect rain to kick off the weekend and clearing as we head toward sunday afternoon. >> and a very rowdy bunch for
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♪ i'll be back in time 25 years ago today marty mcfly first hopped on the delorean and went back to the future. you can experience it like never before on blu-ray. first let's take our own trip back in time. >> reporter: a teenager, an invent inventor and a sports car. >> you built a time machine? how of a delorean? >> reporter: with the help of a flux capacitor and a little plutonium, the delorean transported marty mcfly back in time and turned him into a household name. back to the future was the number one movie at the box office for eight straight weeks when it was released in the
summer of 1985, going on to become the highest grossing film of the year. the movie featureded michael j. fox best known for his role on "family ties" veteran television star christopher lloyd, leah thompson and the eccentric christian glover. the time traveling teenager was born. using doc brown's invention, marty is sent from 1985 back to 1955 where he must make sure his parents meet and follow in love. >> i'm george, george mcfly. i'm your density. >> reporter: but by interfering, he alters history and almost erases himself from the future. after repairing the damage, marty must find a way to return to present day.
originally eric stoltz was kass as marty mcfly, but it wasn't working and fox was recast in the role. but because of his commitment to family ties, fox had to film during the night, forcing the crew to race through reshoots and post production in an effort to make its summer release dates. "back to the future" went on to produce two more films in the franchise, making it one of the most successful trilogies of all time. >> roads? where we're going, we don't need roads. and the stars of the is "back to the future" franchise are michael j fox, christopher lloyd and mary stein burgeon. good morning to all of you, this is so cool. 25 years, can you believe it? >> no.
>> chris, did you know when you were making this film, this is going to be something? i'm on to something? >> no, it was just day to day. you know, hoping everything worked out. i didn't sniff the success of the works. >> bob, this is your baby, it really was and i know when you first shopped this to the studios, disney thought it was too risque, how did you get universal to bite? >> well, it was -- actually i had to make another movie before anyone would take this seriously. unfortunate fortunately, i was able to do "romancing the stone." i thought, well, maybe this guy can make the movie work. but stephen spielberg was always
a fan, and so we took it back to him and he took it to universal. >> when you went back in time, why was it 1955? >> because we wanted marty's character to be the same age as his father. so the movie took place in 1985, so we went back exactly 20 years. >> michael j. fox, they wanted you originally, but you were tieded up? >> they mentioned it to me from early on and i couldn't do it because i was doing family ties and gary goldberg couldn't let me out and i didn't even know about it and then they made a change and they came back to me around christmas time and so it was like the december before. >> after they tried your role with eric and it didn't work out? >> so they had a really brief window to get it done. so i came in and i did the show during the daytime and the movie at night and we got it done.
>> do you even remember making this movie? >> no, i don't think i did make it. there was really big chunks that i can't remember and there are also scenes where we shot my coverage, and they had shot the coverage for the other people before, so i was seeing performances for the first time that i was supposedly in the room with, but i wasn't. >> and christopher, you didn't want this role at first of doc brown? >> i got an offer to go back to new york and do a play. and i thought, that's something i should do. the script for back to the future came in and i didn't know anybody that was involved with it. i looked at it, so i just said, hell with it, you know? and i'll go back to new york and be an artist, you know?
but then somebody said, you know, you should really at least take a look. i took a look and i was persuaded to go back and meet bob. >> thank goodness because i can't imagine another doc brown either. you're the best. >> it changed my life. along with everybody else's too. >> leah, when you told you were going to play lorraine and you're going to play her at the age of 47 and the age of 17. for 47, they had to do a lot of work on you every day? four hours of makeup every day? >> it was really funny because they would be like oh, you look so old. and now of course i'm there, but especially in back to the future 2 i was covered in plastic all the way from here to here when i was lorraine with the big boobs, that was a big dream of mine. >> what was the most fun? >> it was all a lot of work, but for me, the fun was seeing when
bob v. was appear with something we were doing, he would just giggle and it was so hard for him and it was fun to make one of his visions come true. >> you provided the music for the film, but also it was your first acting gig, right? did that come with the deal? >> it was bob's idea. >> you played a teacher. >> face it, i nailed it. in one sentence. >> was that typecasting the nerdy professor? >> it was bob's idea and we thought it would be kind of a nice inside joke if we weren't credited and sort of disguised. >> and marion, you came y you c to the future 3. it's hard to join a well established cast. were you nervous about it? >> i was nervous about the personalities accepting me into the ranks, i felt like a new kid at school. and they couldn't have been better to me.
and michael was a great leading man and host and i had wonderful love scenes with chris who was very romantic and he and i -- my very first film was in the first love scene i ever did. >> and your first onscene kiss was with mary? >> the first of my life. >> do you have a favorite moment, michael, in all of these films? >> i don't know, it's hard to separate the film actually from the experience. >> yeah. >> but in terms of like parts of the film, i love the guitar scene that was so great. and as i said, like leah said, it made he smile thinking about bob, bob would get a shot and then he would say, and he would get this look in his eye and you
think oh, my god, what's he going to do now? and it would be some ridiculous thing and you're like, wow, he should be locked up. >> and the delorean wasn't the original time machine, was it, bob? >> in the first first script it was a refrigerator because it was a whole complicated deal. but we realized if you're going to build a time machine, it should be a vehicle, you should be able to move around in it. so we came one the idea of it being a delorean because we wanted it to look like a spaceship in the '50s. >> when marty lands, the family thinks it is a spaceship in the '50s. >> a >> and president reagan actually quoted it in the state of the yuaningon address. after that point, the movies took on a different significance
culturally. >> they seemed to become part of the culture in a deeper way and they were used to explain a lot of things. the title back to the future is used a lot. >> why do you think it has resonated with people so much, these movies? >> i think it's got a great message and it's also like incredibly entertaining and, you know, beautifully written, the script was beautiful. but i think that whole idea for me, that if you just stand up for yourself in that one important moment in your life, you can change everything and that's really profound and it's a good thing to teach your kids. >> and you all have kids, and they have seen it, i assume, do they get the message? or is it like greek to them? >> it works on all kinds of audiences. >> the cultural references from the '50s, but what resonates with them is the characters and the action in terms of fun and someone said yesterday that the
irony, it's ironic the movie about time travel is that it's timeless. it had something for everybody and it was really wonderful to be part of it. >> do people still call you mcfly? >> in like butan, in the jungles of thailand. i have been in butan and a bunch of monks came by and one of them went, marty mcfly. >> i love that. that tells you something. >> all right, michael, thank you, chris, mary, leah, huey, and bob. it was great that i saw them back to back yesterday and it was a wonderful travel back in time and back to the future. again the back to the future trilogy is now on blu-ray. we are back right after this. ♪
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show here at rockefeller plaza. >> this is exciting. >> a lot of fun this morning. >> what else is going on? >> she's a bare foot contessa, and she's going to be making lots of yummy things. she's going to show us how we don't have to look at the kitchen and equipment as being complicated. we can take a look at it and make everything simple and also she's going to teach us how to make a mocha iced -- >> a mocha cake. >> i'm a huge fan of anything she makes. i am there. also, the shelf life of makeup. do things like blush and mascara expire? it's time to go through your beauty products and take a look and see if it's time to toss some of them out. we're going to tell you when it get rid of them. that's coming up. >> some of mine are so scary they might start walking off. >> exactly. first, let's say hello to rick, the latest contestant to be voted off of nbc's "the biggest loser."
hey, rick. nice to meet you. >> thank you very much. s. >> congratulations. >> you started out at 350 pounds, correct? how much did you lose? >> i lost 131 pounds so far. sdoo that's fantastic. >> so far. >> so far. >> so far where. >> and the thing about it is that i was reading why you had gained so much weight. you were an emotional eater, and it's what a lot of people say growing up, feeling they didn't get enough from their parents and how did you turn that around? >> well, i think that i'm an emotional eater, and it's hiding behind the food. you don't want to face the different things you want to face, and i just learned that especially on the ranch that the only way you're going to lose the weight and -- is to face the problems or whatever -- >> the emotions. >> that's right. >> i'm an emotional eater too. >> even though you were voted off the ranch, you turned it into a positive, because you have lost even more weight and
inspired your son-in-law to lose the weight. >> he is down to 214. he was at 285. >> you ran a marathon? >> a half marathon. ran the whole thing. part of this season was to pay it forward. that's the theme to pay it forward. you know, we wanted to -- i wanted to start with m the first thing you need to do is start with your family. mroo is it true your wife started? >> we started a foundation. it's the united fitness found's, which promotes health and fitness in arkansas. the website is betufs.org, and we hope to pay it forward in the state of arkansas. >> okay, rick. congratulations. >> keep it going, all right? >> good luck with that $100,000, the home challenge is still out there. you never know. >> you're on your way. >> the important thing is getting your health back. >> absolutely. >> that's it. >> want to remind -- it airs tonight at 7:00 central on nbc. let's get a check of the weather from stephanie abrams. >> i'm in the delorian here.
if this thing is going through the midwest today, then we would be all ready to go with the .indshield wipe here's the weather from 1955. this is what's happening right now. we are seeing showers through the midwest. a threat for severe weather does exist through the day today anywhere from the great lakes down towards the lower mississippi river valley. otherwise, it is sunny and chilly start to the morning. eventually a chance of rain later on this week. around lunchtime, should see temperatures in the low 60s for most of the bay area. we'll see 67 in san jose. mid-60s for oakland. tomorrow, tmtwise, about the same. by thursday, increasing chances of rain and looks like we'll kick off the weekend with rain. clearing out as we head towards sunday afternoon and halloween eve. >> ann, to you. >> thank you so much. still to come this morning, gourmet cooking made easy, and
taylor swift live in concert. but, first, "today" on nbc. our kids can't afford another four years of crippling cuts to public schools. class sizes are too big, and all the standardized testing just isn't working. so classroom teachers looked closely at the plans of both candidates for governor. and we're supporting jerry brown. brown's plan focuses on a well-rounded education... with history, science, and the arts
great work everybody! now freshly remodeled, your target has never been better. today's kitchen is brought to you by maxwell house coffee. be good to the last drop. we are back at 8:37 this morning on today's kitchen. back to basics, gourmet cooking made simple. the bare foot contessa says good ingredients can make anyone a successful chef. her new cook book is how easy is that. good morning. that's my kind of cook book. >> how easy is that? >> i get very nervous in the kitchen. >> it's really simple recipes, and it makes it as simple as anything. sfoo what are we going to start with here? >> homemade ricotta.
>> you heat it up and pour in three table spoons of vinegar. it curdles, and this is what happens. you drain it, and you end up with the curd at the top and that's ricotta. you strain for 20 minutes, and you have the whole thing. i'm going to transfer it to a herb riscotta briscetto. i always need help in the kitchen. >> this part i'm good at. >> that's that. this is the wey, which you drained off. i'm going to take herbs. >> this you can get rid of. >> this is difficult, skal yons, and chives all chopped up. >> nice. >> mix it together. >> okay. >> salt and pepper just to give it lots of flavor. and then i'm going to grill some bread. i have grilled bread. you want to make the salad dressing? it's the easiest salad dressing. lemon juice, salt and pepper. you just -- >> throw the whole thing? ? >> quarter of a cup of lemon juice and olive oil and mix it
together. it's my all-time favorite dressing. you put it right on there. >> i have grilled bread. >> you say you can do that -- this tastes good. >> barbecue, right, the bread some. >> can you do it on the stove, too, which is great. just rub it with olive oil. rub it with garlic, exactly, and slather this on. >> slather. when you serve this with the salad, and there you go. >> serve it with salad, and, i mean, how easy is that? >> we're going to go to risotto. >> risotto in the oven and on top of the stove you're stirring it forever, forever. >> what's the trick? >> trick is you take a big dutch oven, one and a half cups of the italian rice. >> is this an italian tradition, this kind of risotto? >> totally nontraditional. don't tell anyone who is italian i'm doing this, but it comes out perfectly. four cups of hot chicken stock, preferably homemade, but -- >> it doesn't have to be. put on the lid. by the magic of tv, we have it already done. come with me.
>> you stuck it in an oven? >> povn oven for 350 degrees for 25 minutes. it's already baked. then you add lots of good things. we added butter. >> felz good. >> you didn't have to stir it standing over the stove. a little white wine. risotto needs white wine. a little more chicken stock. >> why do you need it? to get it çmoist? >> you want it to be sticky and have like a sauce. >> okay. >> lots of parmesan cheese. a big cup of parmesan cheese. got to do that. >> salt and pepper? >> salt and pepper. >> i love this last thing, the frozen peas. >> what you do is stir this for about two minutes just until -- doesn't it smell -- >> it smells delicious. >> it smells like risotto. >> one cup of frozen peas, and then -- >> then you serve it. >> would you believe that you could do it in a pot? >> i did not. thank you. >> here's a taste for you.
>> i'll taste this before we go down to the -- >> this is a take on that? >> it's a chocolate wafer and whipped cream. i take chocolate chip cookies and whipped cream that has -- you just layer these. you put chocolate chip cookies, more kaluha, and this is what you end up with. you do, like, five layers. this is what you end up with. >> oh, my gosh. >> it sits in the icebox. you don't have to bake it or do a thing. it just comes out. >> how long do you keep it in the -- >> overnight. all have you to do is serve it. >> right. >> a little chocolate savings on top. >> oh. listen to this crew. >> i hear moaning in the audience. >> that's a mocha chocolate chip icebox cake, and it took, like, five minutes to make. >> delicious. it's so good. >> so these are things you can
reality put together and do them in advance. they're ready when your company arrives, and it doesn't take a lot of time. >> they're all delicious. >> all the barefoot contessa flair. >> the book is called "how easy is that." thank you very much. >> thanks. >> up next, a live concert on the plaza from superstar taylor swift. she's heading out. first, this is "today" coming to you delicious.
i fell in love with ♪ ♪ she is the best thing that's ever been in love ♪ ♪ she's the best thing that's ever been mine ♪ ♪ i can see it ♪ i can see it now >> taylor swift, thank you, we'll have more music in just a moment. but first, this is "today" on nbc. david harmer wrote an education plan titled
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the times reporter is calling it political yant. you wrote all 14 songs, you spent two years getting this album together. what is your reaction hearing all this feedback? >> oh, my gosh, it's unbelievable. you know, when you put two years of your life into something, i mean, especially when you're writing by yourself without any co-writers, having it be like that, it's so incredible. and i spend so much of my time in the past couple of days just like dancing around. i'm so happy. because, you know, this album means a lot to me and the fact that it could possibly mean something to other people and they can apply it to their lives is a major privilege.
and when i started writing songs when i was 12 years old, i would write songs in a room about people in my life. and so as the year has gone on, i have continued to write about my life and the people in it. and i guess more people now are sort of speculating on who those people might be more so than when i was 12 but i'm always going to write about my life and people are always going to speculate on who the songs are about and i'm always going to not tell them. >> whenever you're writing these songs, it's got to be cathartic for you and you've got a big special coming out on thanksgiving? >> yes, i'm excited about that. obviously i'm excited about that. you know, it's so exciting to document the making of an album. this is an album that i made in a way that was unlike any other album i've made before and being
able to show people that and walking you through the process of these things and having them cull minute nature in these performances in really special locations. >> it's such a great part of your life and now we're going to let you get to one of those songs off of speak now. ladies and gentlemen, taylor swift. ♪ i am not the kind of girl ♪ who should be -- ♪ but you are not the kind of boy who should be marrying the long girl ♪
garden, it seems i was uninvited by your bride to me she floats down the aisle like a pageant queen ♪ ♪ but i know you wish it was me ♪ ♪ you wish it was me don't you ♪ don't say yes ♪ run away now ♪ i'll meet you when you're out of the church at the backdoor ♪ ♪ don't wait or say a single vow ♪ ♪ you need to hare me out ♪ and she said speak now ♪ don't say yes run away now ♪ i'll meet you when you're out of the church at the backdoor ♪ ♪ don't wait or say a single vow ♪ ♪ you need to hear me out
♪ and the said speak now ♪ i hear the preacher say ♪ speak now or forever hold your peace ♪ ♪ there's a silence there's my last chance ♪ ♪ i stand up with shaking hands ♪ ♪ all eyes on me ♪ horrified looks from everyone in the room ♪ ♪ but i'm only looking at you ♪ i'm not the kind of girl who should be rudely barging in on a white vail occasion ♪ ♪ but you are not the kind of boy who should be marrying the wrong girl ♪ ♪ don't say yes run away now ♪ i'll meet you when you're out
i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp. i was supposed to retire there. carly fiorina changed all that. [ cheri ] fiorina laid off 30,000 people. and she shipped our jobs to china. and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. [ farrell ] one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. 8:56 right now. another update on the morning commute. >> the slow spots are sticking around. pretty slow overall. look at the approach into san francisco. 101 and 280 both.
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excited because they have been treated to a wonderful concert by taylor swift. we met her father who's also out on the plaza. and he said he just can't believe it and you can tell he it's just busting with pride. he's so proud of his daughter. he said he knew she could write a book someday. >> she's been a songwriter since he was really small. matt is missing all the excitement on the plaza because he's reporting from long beach, california on a very important story. hey, matt, good morning. >> hey, ann, and natalee. i am out here in long beach, california for the california
women's conference, which is a big, big deal. it's hosted by arnold schwarzenegger and first lady maria shriver. michelle obama is joining the event this year and later this morning i have the honor of hosting or moderating a panel, i'll get to sit down and talk to governor schwarzenegger about his seven or so years as governor of this state and what he plans to do next. and then we will be joined by the governor and i by the two people vying to replace him, meg whitman and jerry brown. that should be interesting, as youmt, it's been a rather heated campaign and in just a couple of minutes, i'm going to talk to the woman behind this entire event. 14,000 women expected here at the convention center in long beach, and maria shriver, a former colleague of ours at nbc, we'll talk to them about it in just a couple of minutes. >> by the way, we saw that it wasn't all business for you out there in california because i understand you had a chance to stop by the tonight show
yesterday, let's take a look at that, matt. >> you guys are both like germophobes, aren't you? >> i know you shake a lot of hands, when we go out on the plaza on a 95-degree day, you shake hands and every once in a while you get one of those hands that's dripping wet. and we talk about that all the time. and then the next guy you shake hands with thinks it was your hand that was wet. >> it's not pretty. >> let's today you guys are on a road trip and you stop and you pull into a gas station and the bathroom is filthy, do you not go and go to the next one? >> i'll hold it for a week. >> do you do the whole flush it with your foot? >> who are you, meredith viera? >> oh, matt! >> yeah, i have been around him when he's held it for a week, and it's no fun either.
>> it's a lot of fun, matt and i'm glad you had a good time. we'll be hearing from you coming up and something else is coming up this morning. a 19-year-old jennifer mee appeared by video phone in florida on monday, she's been charged with murder and we first met her a few years ago when she appeared on the "today" show, she had hiccups that just wouldn't go away, what has happened in her life since then? we're going to get caught up on the very latest. also it's tuesday and that means joy is here with her diet s.o.s. and she has some good advice on how to get that scale to budge after you have hit a plateau. in the news this morning, as we have been talking about, one week to go before election day, and president obama was campaigning monday in rhode island, during that visit there were sharp words from frank caprio who was not endorsed by the president and he told the president to, quote, shove it.
iran began loading fuel into the core of its first nuclear reactor, it's one of the last steps despite international sanctions. the girl who came to be known as the hiccup girl is behind bars now facing a murder charge.?? morere. >> reporter: this case can be seen as a tragedy on several levels. certainly for the victim's family and jennifer mee's family, she now sits in jail on a very serious charge.?2?2?2?2?r right now and i would like some privacy. >> reporter: leaving the courthouse in s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s- florida, jennifer's mother seemed stunned by t?b,he?b?b?b?. jennifer appeared before a judge monday afternoon. >> the allegation is murder in the first-degree. i do find probable cause, your bond is curntly ze?q?q?q?qmee,?v
20-year-old laron raeford in the death of 22-year-old raymond griffin. >> they all made admissions tot it was a robbery gone awry. >> reporter: police say that mer luluredd griffin to a house to robbed. police say they do not believe mee was involved in the shooting. >> under florida law because she was involved in a robbery that ultimately resulted in a death, she will be charged with first-degree murder. >> she developed an uncontrollable case of the hiccups. she appeared multiple times on "today." >> it's not funny, is it? >> not anymore, it's not, not at all. >> reporter: on a radio program on monday, her mother said her daughter's fame caused problems with people she met. >> i have said for a while now
that her case of the hiccups wasn't a case of the hiccups it was a curse of the hiccups, you know jennifer as well as i do, she's a lovable sweet little girl who would not hurt a fly, and where things went wrong, i don't know. >> reporter: jennifer mee's former landlord questioned what he believed were her questionable friends, but he too believed she was a sweet girl and cannot believe she's now been arrested on a murder charge. natalee? three people are under arrest in los angeles after police say their car ran a red light, killed a pedestrian and then hit a school bus, knocking it on its side. the bus driver and 18 high school students were hurt. this morning indonesia's most active volcano has started to erupt with reports of people burned by hot ash. officials fearing a massive explosion has intensified efforts to evacuate people who live on the mountain side.
ancht and there's a panda baby boom in china. there have been 19 panda births so far this year, bringing the number of pandas -- oh, my gosh, does it get any better than that? bringing the panda population to more than 300. and people can even pay to hug a panda. there must be something in the water with all those panda births. >> weren't they once an endangered species? >> you know how they are when they're born, right. >> about as big of a stick of butter. >> can't even tell the sex for more than a couple of months. >> more than we needed to know. >> okay, we have a big storm we need to talk about here in the midwest and we have wind advisories for some 22 states and that is encompassing 1 million square m es approximately, so why the wind? aig b low low pressure will aff1 million people over the next two 'sys. not justithe wind, but the threat of severe weather from
the great lakes all the way to the lower mississippi river valley, so we do have rain, and we have blizzard warnings with for now, things are really chilly and dry around the bay area. a few spots earlier in the morning, 30s and 40s for the afternoon. late tomorrow, increasing clouds and increasing chance of rain around here. as we get towards thursday. around the bay area today, 67 san jose. cool sunshine for most of the inland valleys. slow warm-up in the spots that were in the 30s and 40s earlier. tomorrow, increasing clouds, increasing chance of showers as we head through midday thursday. >> and now to matt in california. good morning, matt. >> all right, stephanie, thank you very much, the california women's conference gets underway here in long beach this morning with the most powerful women from all across the country in
attendance, and one of the things they're going to talk about is how women can become architects of their own future. it's the premier forum for women by women. >> we're not in touch with who we are as individuals. >> reporter: the california's women's conference has been spearheaded by maria shriver who began this year's march on alzheimer's. >> everything about this conference encourages women to be their best selves and to follow their own paths and no one person's path is better than another. >> reporter: the california first lady has transformed the one-day conference into a three-day event packed with newsmakers, celebrities, and ordinary people, all coming together to empower women. >> the goal is to become who you really are. >> reporter: this year's lineup includes oprah winfrey, former
supreme court justiceusce sandry o'connor and first lady michelle obama just to name a few. >> maria shriver with is california's first lady. thank you for coming here. talk to me about goals because you hear different people throughout the room here saying this is about different things. put it into your own words. >> it's about first of all honoring women to me treating them with dignity and respect and encouraging them to see their own power. women have so many choices and there's conflicting choices in their lives today and i'm all about saying you can make a difference in this world and we're introducing you to 150 speakers who have done it their way. >> you have taken it from b to r, you've enhanced it a bit. it's now become a first stop for major newsmakers. how difficult was that and how
did it add to the conference? >> people can come and sell books, they can reach audiences they might not be able to reach, so if they want to start an organization, this is the place to be, if you want to sell a book, this is the place to be. everything is hard. but i have got a lot of help, people stepped up and they came and helped me and it was like producing a big story. >> you have ask me to moderate a discussion between your husband who's the exiting governor of california after seven years and the two people, the leading candidates to replace him, meg whitman and jerry brown. talk to me a little bit about the tone of this campaign so far. this has been a real slugfest here in the state of california. are the people in this state hearing what they need to know about these candidates? >> no, i don't think so. i think people all across the country aren't hearing what they need to know. very few people are talking about i need to vote for a woman because she's a woman. i want to know what these people are going to do in terms of jobs, workplace flexibility, elder care, women here are
breadwinners, they're parents and they're caretakers of the elderly in this country. >> i'm going to ask your husband later this morning, if he could give one major piece of advice to either of these people who would take his job, what would it be, but if you could talk directly to these candidates, what would they need to know about their jobs that might not be on their radar right now? >> the parties are so divided and you've got to find common ground with people "today." everybody around the country are screaming and nothing gets done and people are incredibly frustrated and angry. that's where the whole tea party movement came from. women have power at the ballot box and they're going to utilize it at this election. >> this is not going to be a case of woodstock, the losing candidate is not going to walk over and join hands with the other candidate and say we're going to work together for the
betterment of california. >> it has to because a lot of things need to get done. there's a lot of problems in this state of 38 million people. we don't have enough water, we don't have enough jobs and we have over 100 languages spoken in our public schools. we have no time for pettiness and for conflict. it just can't benefit our state. >> after seven years as first lady, what do you want people to think of your time as first lady? >> i wanted to get through this with my feet on the ground and my kids head on straight and i wanted to use my voice to help. whether it worked or not, that's up to others. >> now you and arnold are going to have a lot of free time on your hands. how are you going to spend it? >> i hope with you, matt. >> i'm not sure arnold would agree with that, but we'll discuss that later this morning. congratulations on another great turn out and good luck with the event. >> we're going to have much more on "today" on a monday morning, i'm sorry, this is a tuesday morning. including another song from taylor swift comingup, but
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this morning on joy's diet s.o.s., answers to your daily diet dilemmas. joy bauer, our nbc nutritionist is talking about everything from getting past a frustrating plateau. lisa joins us via skype. how are you? >> i'm great. >> what is your question for joy? >> for those of us who are dieting and exercising to get to a healthier weight, what are the suggestions that you have to jump-start when we hit a plateau? >> typically the dreaded weight loss plateau happens for two reasons, one after the newness
of a diet sets in, you tend to relax on the food and you overshoot your calories. that would be the time to whip out those measuring cups and spoons, write down everything that you're eating and drinking, be accountable and the numbers are going to start to go down again. and the second reason is because if you have had a significant weight loss, your metabolism is going to slowly decline in response. and that would be the time to eat a little less and move a little bit more. so trim off about 200 calories from your foot intake and add ten to 15 minutes on to your exercise plan, if you're walking 30 minutes, 40 to 45 minutes and you're going to ignite those numbers on the scale and they're going to start to move downward on the trend again. >> have you lost a lot of weight, lisa? >> 3 2 pounds since starting my program in august.
>> good for you. >> it's going to continue to come off. >> good for you and good luck to you lisa. and the next question comes from kelsey, what is your question for joy? kelsey, can you hear us? >> caller: yes. >> go ahead, what's your question for joy bauer? >> caller: hi, i'm just concerned because i'm a vegetarian and i'm just wonder if you have any tips for me to get started and if there are any health issues i should be concerned about. >> this is a big one because you know you really got to take your health into account here, joy. >> there are so many health benefits from going vegetarian, first it's a personal choice, how strict to you want to be? if you're a vegan, you want to avoid all animal products. some people eat fish and seafood and dairy and eggs. if you're eating fish and seafood, you're covered in terms
of iron rish protein. but if you're not, you do want to go out of your way and befriend things like lentil and soy foods, soy nuts. because they're loaded with iron rich protein and nuts and seeds have some iron rich protein as well, but much less than the lentils and the starchy beans and the tofu. if you want much more information and you want to become a vegetarian, i would suggest meeting with a local registered dietitian in your area for a real comprehensive menu plan. and good luck. >> thank you. >> thank you, kelsey, for your question. this is coming to us from lisa in westchester, new york. and lisa writes, i have arthritis in both of my knees and i heard i should take a supplement. what is your opinion on this? >> it's a popular supplement. but i do have to say that the current research is not so encouraging. we do find that if you have moderate or severe arthritis,
that glucosamine and chondroitin can help with some of the aches and pains. if you fall into the moderate to severe category, talk to your doctor, if you get the green light for the supplement, try it for two to three months and make sort of an objective judgment call. there are really no down sides. but if it's not working, it's not worth the energy or the cost. they can be expensive. >> coming up, we're going to switch gears and talk about your makeup shelf life how do you know when your products are expired. taylor swift sings one of her biggest hits. [ ping! ] yes, it is. [ cha-ching! ] well, there was a bit of a rush charge, premium topping tax, pulled the cheese by hand, and, uh, the guy had the nerve to charge me a doorbell-ringing fee. a doorbell-ringing fee? ♪ [ male announcer ] digiorno's got melty cheese,
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time is 9:26. we've got something to affect your commute. police activity. >> in berkeley, a big city street, a sacramento street closed approaching ashby avenue. watch for that there. police activity reported on the scanners. we don't have a whole lot of details. use san pablo avenue as an alternate coming to the city of berkeley. the east shore freeway continues to improve. construction on the north side of the bay bridge, that tower continues to be worked on there. that will be a distraction for folks heading into san francisco. another sacramento street
affected here. more construction blocking the right lane on those city streets. really chilly start around the bay area this morning. some 30s and 40s around the north bay valleys. afternoon highs mid-60s. thursday we'll see rain coming back to the bay area. 67 around san jose. low 60s around san francisco. oakland, bringing in the clouds tomorrow. rain for the far north bay on wednesday and spilling into the rest of the bay area on thursday. thanks a at, rob. 9:27 right now.
two people allegedly pretending to be victims in san bruno face arrests and hefty fines after failing to appear in court. they did not show up in court yesterday. they are accused of trying to get fake i.d.s from the dmv and claiming their belongings burned in the fire in order to get free services meant for victims. the two were arrested last month
but they posted bail. taylor may already be in custody in san francisco on an unrelated charge. pg&e's extensive evaluations of its gas pipelines throughout northern california show 30 manual shutoff valves should be replaced or retrofitted. they found at least 38 gas leaks, four in high-pressure pipes like the one that ruptured in san bruno. the rest were found in distribution mains throughout northern california, including more than a dozen in the bay area. pg&e says most of its valves can only be turned off manually, including the ones that were located in that san bruno neighborhood. more local news coming up in a half an hour. you know it's bad when the press asks if you'd take a lie detector test. meg whitman didn't tell the truth about not voting or about how long she lived in california. she got caught in insider deals at goldman sachs. she changed her story about physically abusing an employee.
she campaigned as tough as nails on immigration knowing her housekeeper of 9 years was undocumented. her tv ads have been condemned as false and misleading. and even her hometown newspaper said meg whitman has demonstrated "a loose relationship with the truth" can i ask you a question? i'm a little down. >> what? >> do i look fat in this? >> yes, we admit it, it gets pretty scary around here on halloween when we all get into the spirit and dress up in costume. we have had some good ones here, that was amazing. it's not about us, it's all about you, and we want to remind you, this is our annual invitation for you to come down to the plaza and join in the halloween festivities with your best costume. that was a good one too. we're going to be celebrating halloween live on the plaza,
friday, my favorite still goes down as matt as beyonce and al as p diddy. >> and matt still holds the moment. >> by far, the best. >> we're all working at it. anyway, we're going to be celebrating this week. meantime coming up in this half hour, something a lot of women can really relate to. when you have your makeup where you keep it all together. some of it, we all know should have been thrown out a long time ago. we're going to get some expert advice on this, it's kind of scary how long we should not have been keeping some of thisth and all that kind of stuff, but we don't want to throw it away because it costs so much. but the thing is that there are ways that you can use your
lipstick and your makeup so you don't have to throw it out as often so we're going to save you some money. and recipes that are not only good for your health, but also good for your wallet, featuring some seasonal vegetables, from squash to sweet potatoes. the 20-year-old pop star taylor swift is back with her number one song "love story" that's coming up in a little while. >> she was signing autographs even as the crowd was starting to go. she could not have been more lovely on stage and behind the scenes, so congratulations to her. >> we have got stephanie abrams in for al this morning. what have you got going on today? >> a huge storm system that's causing severe w we're talking tornadoes here throughout portions of the great lakes, the possibility does exist for
story of the morning, is the chilly start we're seeing. eventually a chance of rain around lunchtime. temperatures running in the low 60s for most of the bay area. as we head toward the afternoon, we'll see highs around 67 in san jose, mid-60s for oakland, low 60s san francisco. tomorrow, about the same. we'll see increasing clouds. and by thursday increasing chance of rain. looks like we'll kick off the week with rain. and clearing out sunday afternoon and halloween eve. >> so the 70s here in the northeast where we should be. comingow hnext how to know when to hold them and when to fold them when it comes to your beauty products right after this.
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this morning on "today's" consumer, your makeup shelf life. some of us have drawers full of eye shadowings and blushes that you haven't used in months. how do you know when to throw them out? great to have you here. listen, this is a good topic because it's kind of scary i think for a lot of us how long we have been keeping our makeup and it's easy to forget, for example, how soon we should throw out our mascara. >> mascara is the worst, because you're introducing bacteria every time you use it. and when you put it next to your eye you can get infections, you can get all kinds of horrible
things. as much as you don't want to throw away this stuff, you need to throw it away every three months. one of the things you know is that it starts to get caky and dry, but once it starts not performing so well, it's time to throw it away. and that's a reason to get cheap mascaras. >> it will also start to smell really bad if you keep it too long. as for eye shadow. i realized as we were doing this segment that i have eye shadows that i have had for three years. and you say we should get rid of them every -- >> three months? because you're introducing bacteria into it every time you use it. >> but they're expensive. >> if you want to make it last longer, you can use disposable and indicators, but you have to dispose of them. they cost under $5, use them once and then throw them away. makeup artists do that a lot.
>> lipsticks, i always worry about keeping them too long, every normal woman, no matter how much she tries can't help but eat some of her lipstick or lip gloss, with her tea or whatever. >> there's something that says you eat like three pounds of makeup over your lifetime. >> it should be looked at by the fda. >> this can actually last about a year, one of the reasons is that lipstick and lip gloss don't have a lot of water in them. but what they do have are oils and the oils become rancid and you can usually tell by the smell. but if not, the lipsticks can get hard and lip gloss can get gloppy. >> as for foundations, is there real negative -- aside from them getting caky. >> they can cause breakouts and they can cause infections if you use foundation that's gone bad.
and you can tell by when they tend to separate and get streaky. >> what if we are really good about changing out our responses. >> a lot of it has to do with what you use to apply the product. if the product is unopened, it can last a really long time. once it opens and it's exposed to the air, and we all keep our makeup in the bathroom and it's warm and humid, that introduces lots of terrible things to your makeup. >> what about the blushes? there's the powder and there's the creamy kind. does one kind have a longer life than the others? >> powder blush really lasts a long time, it can last a couple of years. and the creamy is a little bit shorter in it's life span because it's creamy and it holds on to moisture. and the thing is, once you know that your blush has gone bad, it gets very hard and it doesn't go on very well. so usually it's the performance is matched up with the expiration date. >> okay, so that's good to know.
now one of the ways we can save money is to basically make sure we keep our utensils, i mean our brushes for example, clean, right? >> yes, which most of us don't do. after you use them, you want to run them over a tissue to make sure they're dry and free of stuff. and once or twice a week, you want to wash them in a mixture of water and soap. or you can use one of these sponges and use an anti-bacterial -- makeup artists love these because they come with a cleanser that's anti-bacterial so you can wash them and reuse. and if you use disposable makeup sponges, you have to throw them away, otherwise they're petrie dishes. >> one thing i'll never use is these little timers, some people might enjoy having a little note on their makeup to let thoem knw when they should get rid of it.
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parsnips, onions, root vegetables, not only are they affordable, but they're packed with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. >> they're taste, they're rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals and they're in season. these root vegetables are going to be great for you and it's important to support your local farmers. >> and you've got a great recipe for us, it's a pasta dish and you're using sweet potatoes and pars nips. >> i love to have roasted root vegetables all the time. it's not a root vegetable, but i like to eat them with the root vegetables. we're talking about potatoes, onions, carrots, so if you dice
them all the same exact size. >> so you roast them first and put olive oil on them? >> if you dice them the same size, they're all going to cook at the same rate. i'm pretty generous with the salt and pepper. that's actually a lot right there. >> it will disburse in the pasta. >> you want to toss that up and roast them at 400 degrees at 45 minutes. same ti . >> so you put the garlic in the food processor here. >> we're going to put the garlic in the food processor, we're going to put the ricotta, it's creamy and delicious. i talk about the root vegetables being so healthy, but you got to balance it out a little bit. >> add some cheese, that's where the real flavor is. so we're going to pop this. and now we're just going to pulse that up and that roasted garlic is going to give it
another dimension of some richness. so we're going to put that back over there. and in here, i've got pancetta. let's pretend there's a little brown, but as the natural sugars come out. >> you want the onions to be that brownish color? >> you want them to be brown and caramelized. so we're going to put them right into the warm pan. and it's going to cook a little bit and soften up. and then we're going to mix it. >> you get the idea, we're going to mix that up. >> and then you can add those root vegetables. >> all right, put it in right in there. >> see, now, the root vegetables you can use for anything, you can use them for breakfast alongside an omelet, you can use them in a pasta, this is just a great way to use them. squash has a lot of vitamin c and e and anti-oxidants. >> and you put the pasta right
in there. >> everything into one pot. >> we're starting to run out of time, but we get the idea here. this is delicious. >> let's just put it right in there. you lift it up and i'll do the heavy lifting. all right, that's good. so we're going to take this back, we made a little bit of a mess natalee. >> nobody saw that. and over here, you've got a duck dish as well, that you made a breast of duck. >> serve it with the same kind of vegetables. you can throw some pomegranate seeds on there. >> it's always great to have you here. coming up next, taylor swift in concert with another song.
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album out today, taylor swift has one more song for us, here she is singing "love story." ♪ we were both young when i first saw you ♪ ♪ i close my eye ♪ and the flash back starts ♪ i'm standing there ♪ on a balcony in summer air ♪ see the lights ♪ see the party the ball gowns ♪ see you make your way through the crowd ♪ ♪ and say hello little did i know ♪ ♪ that you were romeo and you were throwing pebbles ♪ ♪ and my daddy said stay away from juliette ♪ ♪ and i was crying on the staircase ♪ ♪ begging you please don't go and i said ♪ ♪ romeo take me somewhere we can
be alone ♪ ♪ i'll be waiting all there's left to do is run ♪ ♪ you be the prince and i'll be the princess ♪ ♪ it's a love story baby just say yes ♪ ♪ so i sneak out to the garden to see you ♪ ♪ we keep quiet because we're dead if they knew ♪ ♪ so close your eyes ♪ escape this town for a little while ♪ ♪ cause you were romeo i was a scarlet letter ♪ ♪ and my daddy said stay away from juliette ♪ ♪ but you were everything to me ♪ ♪ i was begging you please don't don't go and i said ♪ ♪ romeo take me somewhere we can be alone ♪ ♪ i'll be waiting all there's left to do is run ♪ ♪ you'll be the prince and i'll
be the princess ♪ ♪ it's a love story baby just say yes ♪ ♪ i got tired of waiting ♪ ♪ wondering if you were ever coming around ♪ ♪ my faith in you is fading ♪ when i met you on the outskirts of town and i said ♪ ♪ romeo save me i've been feeling so alone ♪ ♪ i keep waiting for you but you never come ♪ ♪ is this in my head i don't know what to think ♪ ♪ he net to the ground and pulled out a ring ♪ ♪ and said marry me juliette
>> a little fender bender at the toll bridge plaza. approaching that coming down the east shore freeway, 20-minute drive down through berk ri and emoryville. still police activity in berkeley, closing part of sacramento, right around ashby avenue. keep that in mind. san pablo a great alternate for you. slowing down through the south bay. northbound 101 and in between where i showed you and the south bay, things a little slow around high street. sunny. chilly start around the bay area this morning. some 30s and 40s around the north bay valleys for the afternoon highs, climbing into the mid-60s. thursday it looks like now we'll see rain coming back to the bay area. low 60s around oakland. clouds tomorrow, rain for the
far north bay late on wednesday and spill into the rest of the bay area on thursday. supporters of a soccer field that would be named in honor of a fallen police officer are going to have to wait to find out if it will be built. the planning commission delayed the vote last night on construction of rich may field. one community member who is the only person opposed to the project said more tests and studies are needed. but delaying approval could mean that the project will lose its $250,000 grant. if the complex is built, the field will be located on bay road in east palo alto. richard may was killed in the line of duty in 2006 and his family has been trying to get that field built in his honor since his death. the "today" show returns in about a minute.
you may not know you're at risk, but one woman dies every minute from this largely preventable disease. help bring a voice to this silent killer. speak up to save lives at goredforwomen.org from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. it is tuesday, or booze day, as it is known around here, october 26th. it was a really -- it is a taylor-made day for everybody here, wasn't it? >> it was a perfect day for an outdoor concert. taylor swift, hello. >> she rocked the plaza. >> it was packed. >> she is adorabldorable. >> can i tell you what i like about her? this is what i like about her.
>> matty and chloe. >> look at the whole gang sing. i love how they know every single word of the new songs. >> and then they see it come out today and they know the words. >> taylor packs the house. number two, his dad is with her and he's such a sweet, sweet guy, so nice. >> and i got up this morning, there was a text from a certain son of mine out in los angeles saying, dear mom, please tell taylor she's got a big fan on west coast and here's his number. i did what my son did, i passed it on to her, so much talk about the bad boys in her albums, you know. she writes -- the lyrics are quite provocative about certain men who have gone unnamed and i said, we got to break that -- the bad boy habit. she said, i know. call. we'll see, we'll see. >> i think she's such a sweet kid, though. 20 years old, right? >> should we ask the girls what they thought. they're supposed to be in school, of course, today. >> everybody played hooky, by
the way. everybody played hooky today and it was fine. did you love? >> so good. >> taylor signed stuff for you guys afterwards. what did she sign? >> she signed our physics lab. >> and what did it say? >> please excuse kathy and maddie. >> we'll see if that works. >> such a gracious kid. now get back to school, go. >> i had fun yesterday, i'm busy, busy. the aarp, together with the -- >> that's my group. >> i know. they had this great thing at the west harlem food bank, terrific deal, people came out, volunteers handed out food, we had a line of people passing the food from the truck inside. it was one of those really, really great events and they also got a book along with their food. who knew? >> hoda, how are you holding up? is everybody asking you that? you're in cindy adams' column today, saying you turn around,
there's hoda. >> no, she said she spent as much time promoting her book as she spent hunting for a husband, maybe she would have a better go. that's what she said. >> you didn't have to say it on national television. i have a book signing in new york. 8:00 or so. >> when does the craziness end? >> i was doing yesterday, this is weird, i was packing and cleaning and -- >> you're about to make a move. >> and shredding. here's what i was stuck on. i know 50% of america is divorced. so we all kind of get it. what do you do with all of those pictures? >> you still have them? >> well, yeah. they're in albums. anyway, so i got a shredder from best buy. i don't know what else you do? do you save them all? you save a few. >> depends how amicable the split was. in your case, i say shred them. >> i was shredding and the motor burns out on the shredders, they're so cheap, seriously. you can only go for like 15 pictures and then -- but i did save a few. i didn't know what to do with them. do you keep them?
what do you do with them? what do people do with their -- what did you do with your old pictures? >> i don't know. it has been so long, i don't remember. >> i don't have space. i can't drag them along with me. >> you're not storing them at my house, that's for sure. speaking of lousy sex and who isn't, that's the segue, up to one half of women report sex problems. but only 10% take any kind of action to resolve it. >> most women are saying that the sex in their marriage is lousy, but they don't care. they're just -- they're fine. >> they don't do anything about it. >> they just say that's life. >> and what do men say? >> i think for women the problem in the bedroom is desire. and they say for men the problem is plumbing. so for us it is like we don't really -- you're like, eh. for the guys it a physical thing. >> cas, are you still here? >> she's gone. >> still here. i'm still here. >> don't want to hear this next one, cas. >> no. this is called the snuggy sutra. >> we're sorry. we're sorry. >> okay. >> okay, now you all heard of
the -- that other one. >> you know the snuggies, the snuggies are out and they have a new way to sell the snuggy. it is called the snuggy sutra. everyone gets cuddled up. we got the approval to show the pictures. >> these are the only ones we could show. they're hysterical. >> sara is in one. she's in her snuggy sutra. the idea is to get cozy and have a in you position. >> who would have ever thought you could use arms for other things. it is interesting. they swear it is 100% doable. on the cold winter nights, snuggle up. >> i guess so. and they said the guys who were trying it out just had some wine and got, you know, got in one of those and did like a twister game, fully clothed to see what would work and what wouldn't. that's too much information and that was really stupid. >> do you know the walkman is a done deal now? it is gone. remember your first walkman? who doesn't remember that. it changed the world, right?
okay, it -- >> that's the funeral music. it's dead. >> last shipment went to japan where it originally started, right? >> i loved when i got the first one, it was so cool you could walk around with your music. i remember what a cool thing it was to -- >> if you jumped around, the music jumped as well and then you got the one that you could actually exercise in, remember that? >> oh, remember from the '70s. or the '80s. the '80s. >> 220 million of them, i think they had a very, very good run. >> they did have a good run. >> where would you be without your ipod today? >> they keep getting upgraded. every time you get one, remember they were the big clunky ones -- >> yes, i do. very funny. >> they get smaller and smaller and smaller now. >> why cannot elderly women, i don't mean elderly, middle aged women wear long hair anymore? >> you wear long hair. >> i know. but every day of my life i'm tempted to cut it because i love my hair, but it is not age appropriate anymore. >> there was an article in "the new york times," people think
when they hit a certain age, they should cut your hair, oh, you're so and so, cut your hair. >> who makes up these rules, i ask you, hoda. >> there are a lot of women in their 50s who wear long hair and wear it well. you, close-up, kathie lee, long hair, wear it well, okay. and then maria shriver. >> maria has one of the greatest heads of hair i've ever seen. >> great hair, lots of it, long, good for her. all right. who else? sophia lauren. there is maria with long and straighter hair. sophia lauren. let's pop up the pictures of the people. cher. >> that's not that long. look at the body on her. >> it is long. >> she's still showing cleavage too. >> look at cher. >> well, cher's going to, you know, she's going to not listen to anybody else's rules. >> and then there is jimmy. who makes fabio look look liike girl. >> he wears it better than anyone, doesn't he? >> they say it underminds your professional credibility. >> it doesn't.
>> every time i go cut my hair, my us is says -- he hates it. >> men like it long. >> he looked up from something and he looked up from something and said, hi, butch. >> when you cut your hair? >> yes. did not like it. >> men love long hair. he don't see why women have to cut their hair. i don't understand why people bring it up. it is brought up a lot. they say why doesn't so and so cut her hair, not about you but about other people. they never, ever say it about you. >> there are other things in life like drinking and we have some solutions for you. this is very funny. you no he hknow how lazy we are nation anyway. now you can use your remote, but it also has got a bottle opener right there. you can sit there, don't even have to get up. just open your bottle, crack it open, change your channel. change your channel. you still have to have your woman go get the cold beer, i suppose. >> your woman. and even if you're lazier than that, check out jonathan's deal. >> something for cody for christmas. look at this. >> it is a t-shirt where you --
>> show us how it works. >> a t-shirt with a bottle opener on it and you just -- >> pop it. that's sad. that's really sad. >> what do you think? should i send it to cody? >> no. >> she goes, no. >> all righty. >> hi, sara. >> you're all snugly up. anybody in that with you? >> i wish. yeah. okay, so we were asking about the exs pictures and lindsey said shred the pictures and make new memories. michelle said you put them in a shoe box atop your closet. a lot of people say shred, shred, shred. >> you're still in the apartment you shared at some point. you're now going to make a huge emotional leap to a brand-new home, right? so make a heart leap as well, hoda. leave the past behind. >> i was shredding. >> it reminds you of how far you've come when you look back at a picture. >> okay. anywho.
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judith light is probably best known to television audiences for her role as angela on the hit sitcom "who's the boss" with tony danza. >> most of this stuff you can just throw in the machine, but these, these silk things and these stockings, you'll have to wash those by hand. >> you don't really want me to wash your skivvies, do you? >> all right, now judith landed on broadway in a new play about the life of famed football coach vince lombardi called "lombardi." >> i wasn't married to vince lombardi one week before i said to myself, marie, you have made the biggest mistake of your life.
i know about his temper, his football mind set, i said, what the hell, he's stable, he's catholic. >> we saw it a long time ago, long before it opened and they have been raving. >> you have. >> it is such a -- it is really an interesting play. and you make marie come to life. frank was so moved by it because vince was his coach before he went to green bay. >> we talk about frank in the play. >> yes, there is a little line about him. but it is not about football, is it? >> no, it is really not. it is about the relationship of vince and his wife, and vince and his players. and what you get to see is really those dynamics about this man who is an icon, somebody that everybody knows his name, they, you know, a lot of hero worship, but you never -- very few people really know exactly who he is. and dan lauria plays -- >> fantastic. >> from "the wonder years," just amazing. >> we have a great cast and a
terrific director. our director tommy kail from the heights. >> your theater is in the round. and a lot of people don't -- a lot of directors don't master that genre. he uses it so beautifully. >> he really, really does. we had to come back, we did an out of town tryout in massachusetts in a stage where you had to bring the show back because the circle and the square people said yes, we want this place, the perfect place to do this. >> you got to redirect it. >> three weeks we spent with tommy redirecting the entire play. it was a huge undertaking. >> we're talking about men and women both liking it. vince lombardi has such great lines. one of them, he says something like it is so easy to fall in love with something beautiful, what's tough is falling in love with something that is difficult. and it makes you -- i don't care what you enjoy watching, you fall in love with all the little life lessons in the play. that's what i like so much, the takeaways. >> i love that you're saying that, because really and truly this play is about those sorts of things. it is about the inspiration, about a man who talked to people
in a way that was often difficult, but it was in their best interest. it was to take them with them, up to become a different person. >> the best they could be. >> and that last speech is literally vince lombardi's speech verbatim where he says it is easy to love something beautiful, bright and glamorous but takes a special person to love something imperfect. if you love that -- in that person, you will lift them up. so this play is about that. and it is about inspiration. and it is about those relationships that can often be fraught and difficult, but when you go through them, and you hang in, it is very powerful experience. a lot of women have been coming and saying, my gosh, this is not just about football this is for us too. >> it is fun to see so many men in the -- in the men's room line. you never see that on broadway. the men have to wait as long as the women do. >> i know. a lot of the men are crying. a lot of the guys who are in the show have said to me, can you see the guys that are crying? >> we live on lombardi time at
my house. which means ten minutes earlier than you need to be some place because that was lombardi time. >> or else you're considered late. >> the man lives in my house every day. >> that's exactly right. >> people will come for months and months and months to come. it is just worth it. it is a very, very worthwhile thing. >> the nfl has been a great supporter and one of our producers. >> one of the producers is john mara of the mara family. >> thank you. >> these are the -- i came to -- i said i wanted to wear the earrings that kathie lee had given me the last time and i forgot to take them out because i was shooting nurse jackie yesterday and it was so late and i said -- oh, i came here and i said -- >> do you have a pair? >> she gave them to me. >> i gave them to you. >> went around the world, i said, no, no, these are mine. so thank you. >> love you, judith. if you find yourself in these parts, playing at the circle.
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howloween. >> that's so funny. >> here to show us how it is done is danny seal of dailydanny.com, an upcycler and i call him a brave man because he keeps coming back, even though we abuse him every chance we get. >> why? >> i love you guys. >> welcome back, danny. >> you started off taking a globe and slicing it in two. >> why not? >> basically we all have like one of these globes in the attic. maybe in the basement. what do you do with it? find the equator and they pry apart really, really easily. >> they do? they're only glued, obviously. >> take a piece of tape, then you add it with two pieces. i think this is a great thing to use. >> you made this into a lamp. >> i made a little treat bowl. >> oh, how cute. >> greeting people at the door, have your little treat bowl, use it as a fruit basket. >> how come it doesn't tip over? >> it stays right up. look at this. if you have the other half, insert a black fluorescent light bulb and it becomes a pendant
light like this. >> that would go really well in your new apartment, hoda. >> i don't like you. >> your dining room chandelier. >> there you go. >> everybody is so funny. what are we making? >> you need a trick-or-treat bag. this one here is just a -- what is it called, a brown store paper bag from the store. take chalk board paint for you, and one for you. and this is regular chalk board paint and just cover the whole bag. >> what is chalk board paint? >> the reason we cover it with chalk board paint, an entire black painted bag like this one, decorate it with glue and craft paper, silhouettes of a ghost here, but your kids can actually customize the outside. >> that's good. that's great. >> trick-or-treat with just a little bit of chalk on the outside. >> cute. >> cute. >> for extra safety, you can use reflective tape and put it along the handle. >> yes. as a little safety measure.
>> it holds a ton of candy. so cheap and easy, don't have to buy anything for it. plates. so you can go to your own attic, your own -- get a chipped plate, i went to goodwill, bought some inexpensive plates. >> a $4 plate. >> a $2 plate. i have a little -- i have a shop and save card at goodwill. >> goodwill is fantastic. >> goodwill is great. you can find old plates and these are stickers. this is a moon. this is a ghost here. you take a sticker, print it out from google images, stick it on the front of the plate like this, and then what we're going to do is take something called porcelain glaze. you find this at the craft store. it is a bakable glaze. it is so simple. all you to -- >> he's putting us to work, baby. okay. >> pour the glaze all over the plate like this. >> are you sure? >> on the sticker and you cover the whole surface with this. and basically once you cover the whole surface, you peel off the sticker and it reveals the silhouette. >> it leaves the silhouette. >> and you bake it? >> 350 degrees, 20 minutes in the oven, turn off the oven, let it sit there until it cures.
i did a spider here, a little bat here. you can do a whole wall of silhouette plates for halloween. >> about a minute. >> okay, so look at these little potion bottles i have here. i have essence of hoda. >> what happened here? >> and i have pinch of kathie lee. >> pinch. that's all you can take. what do you do with this? >> this is a flood light. you take a burnt out light, a wine cork -- >> i don't have any of those around. a land fill at my house. >> we'll upcycle your wine corks. you attach the wine cork to this bottle, use a sharpie and write whatever you want on the bottom. >> what do you have at the end? >> cute. >> this is so much fun. take an old painting, something like a flee market fine. drill through the eyes. >> no, no, no. nobody -- that's myt's >> that's my grandma. that's terrible. >> drill through the eyes. >> still to come, hope and bo. one good decision... ♪ ...can lead to another. ♪
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things are getting pretty light out there for the morning. building up for the midday around the bay bridge. the earlier accident i told you at the toll plaza slowed up the incline. breezy conditions, still cold out there. san mateo bridge, the breeze has cleared out the skies. you can clearly see the peninsula side. 181, 280 both operating with no major delays into the south bay. the breeze, chilly conditions, there's also sun out there. a mixed bag. rob's got a look at your forecast. we're seeing a really chilly start to the morning. 30s and 40s around the bay area. mostly sunny. but cool today. highs in the mid-60s inland. 50s on the coast. tomorrow, increasing clouds. chance of showers in the far north bay wednesday evening. most of the bay area stays dry until thursday as the rain stda rar tid mhrouvedaidy.y. n, it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician, trying to hide his record of failure.
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fiorina's plan would mean slashing social security and medicare, which would devastate seniors. and she'd make abortion a crime. no wonder fiorina is endorsed by sarah palin. carly fiorina. just too extreme for california. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. giants fever is building in anticipation of game one tomorrow. the waiting can be the hardest part. but there are a few things going on today to help keep giants fans occupied. today is media day at at&t park. players and coaches will talk to reporters this afternoon. both teams will also release their rosters for the world series, so we'll find out who's in and who's out. the players we definitely know are in, the starting pitchers, tim will face off. after that it's matt mccain,
jonathan sanchez and madison bum gardner for the giants. "today" show continues coming up next. join us tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. >> we're back on this day with more of today. days of our lives bo brady and hope williams known in real life. >> now celebrating its 45th anniversary. days of our lives not only created one of the most legendary ro manlss but it's longest running scripted program in nbc history. >> wow. congratulations you guys. >> thank you. >> you don't look a day over 30. >> how is it possible you're unchanged? kind of annoying to viewers. >> we have a great team of people. >> you do. >> great makeup, lighting.
wardrobe. >> mostly because we're happy with what we're doing. we have a good time on the set. >> you have been together how long? 27 is it? >> all together, 20. 20 years. >> because we left the show once. >> 16 years. >> i hated to go to the daytime emmy awards every year because the soap people, no, the soap people are the most gorgeous human beings you've seen in your life. even if you win an emmy you go away depressed because you don't look like them. nice in person. >> it's also big because you are having your 45th -- >> 45 years. >> what are you giving away? >> first of all we're having an event on the 6th. >> at universal. meet the fans. >> in california or florida? >> in california. in california. it's a day of days, it's a way of us saying thank you, thank you, thank you for all of the years of love and support. >> it's fun. >> and then --
>> absolutely. yes. loud and clear. i have to say days of our lives fans have always been so -- the most supportive fans. >> passionate. >> very, very passionate. >> a tough season for soaps. they are suffering a little. >> yours keeps hanging in there. a lot are getting canceled after many years. >> our show is about the horton, brady and demerea family. it's so consistent and good story telling the people keep coming back. there is something on the show for everyone. for every age group. >> well, a trivia for you. my first acting job was as nurse callahan on days of our lives. until i got fired. >> for what? >> yes. let go. >> dr. horton? what happened? >> oh, my. >> what a lovely man.
but there is a new coffee table book coming out that everybody can purchase. >> i actually saw it for the first time. it is all beautiful, beautiful photographs of -- i'll somehow when we get off. >> my sister is still in love with you. >> there it is. >> she told me my god. >> where is she? >> stay away from my sister. >> there's a lot of behind the scenes photographs that people have never seen. actually i had never seen either. >> what about this jewelry. it's gorgeous. >> my jewelry line hope makes miracles, a lot of the actors on the show, this is called miracles. >> that is beautiful. >> all yourself? >> i do. it's all sterling silver. >> look at this. >> she took it off my finger. >> she'll take it. >> in the next segment it will be on the show. >> i gave my ear rings to judith light. >> there you go. there you go. >> you can catch days off lives?
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affordable? >> it is pretty affordable considering what -- everything it does. >> okay. >> the play mat, great letters and numbers, broigt aight, fun, can build cubes out of it. you can rearrange it too. >> let's go to the tv room. these are usually a mess. you have videos and games. >> everything in there. the first thing you want to do is start it with a great tv console unit. this is from ikea, has tons of drawers and spaces. >> i love ikea, by the way. great place to go. >> you can keep your dvd players, kicable boxes, everythg in there, the drawers are great for other dvds, remotes, everything. >> this is great for the games because the kids have the wiis and all that stuff. >> when you connect it, you want to protect the cords as well. you have the cable zipper down here and it really keeps it safe, secure, pets, little kids can't get involved. >> little dogs love to chew those things. >> yes. definitely. >> these are a throwback from way back when, the beanbag chairs.
>> these are from pottery barn kids, and the great thing is that they're machine washable, a safety zipper so your younger kids aren't getting inside and free pottery barn kids will monogram with your kids' names. >> cute. >> the older kids' section. >> the important thing is having a space for them to do their homework. we love this desk from pb teen for a couple of reasons. it has the drawer and the cabinet open from both sides so if your child has right-handed, left-handed, either one, you can position it correctly. and inside here there is a power strip so you can have your computer, all the things you need to charge hooked in. >> okay. >> on the wall, we have also from pottery barn teens great display rails. pegs, cork board, photo ledges, everything you need to store, keeps clutter off the desk. >> i could put that in cas' room though and it would still be a mess. there would be stuff there, and stuff everywhere else. >> last we have the storage
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common side effects include runny nose or nasal congestion, sore throat, and fever. talk to your doctor to find out if flumist is right for your family. and visit flumist.com. sure is nice to have a choice. all right, it is time for "today's money" and how to overcome retirement roadblocks. >> half of us worry we won't have enough money to retire comfortably and why the economy created some obstacles it still possible to get there. amanda gangler has a few ideas. >> a lot of fear out there right now isn't there? there is so much uncertainty. >> that's the problem. there is so much urn certainty. we have a lot of people worrying am i ever going to be able to retire. instead of sitting there and worrying about it, we say create a plan that will ease your fears and it will also get you to your goal. >> i lot of people, though, they had their home and they thought
that's going to be my nest egg and they find out they have to work longer than they thought they would to make ends meet. >> of course, and we're seeing a lot more people go into retirement still carrying a mortgage. and in 1989, only about 49% of 55 to 64-year-olds still had a mortgage or home equity debt. today that number is almost two-thirds. a lot of people saying should i pay it off, what should i do? we say chip away at the balance as fast as you can while you're still working. >> with the problem, with the changes in health care and that sort of thing, that's a huge issue as well. >> well, this could actually help retirees because what if you retire at 60 and don't qualify for medicare until you're aged 65? there is a big gap there that people are trying to fill. and starting in 2014, you can know if you have some type of pre-existing condition today, maybe an individual policy is just too expensive for you or you don't even qualify, that in
2014 you will be able to buy -- >> that's four years away. what do you do in the meantime? >> in the meantime, if you have a smaller gap you need to fill, you can always stay on your company's plan, for up to 18 months through cobra. you'll have to pay the full bill unfortunately, but it is still going to be cheaper than what you can buy on your own on the individual market. it is also generally more comprehensive coverage. >> a lot of adult children aren't working. can't find jobs. they're moving back home. i think a lot of their parents are saying, i was going to retire but now i've got him or her. >> junior being home. >> tug of war with your priorities, right? what do you do? and we do -- a lot of people have underestimated, you know what will happen when their kids graduate from college, they'll go out on their own and be on their own and that is not the case today. yet you still have to focus on your own goals. so, yes, maybe your child can come move back in with you, you can offer that help, but you don't necessarily need to be helping them get their own first apartment, starting out on their own when you haven't yet secured
your nest egg for retirement. >> if you're a parent, that's all you think about is how you can help your children get to the next step. >> of course. and you figure out how that can work in your plan. there are still things that many parents are doing, maybe you can keep your 26-year-old on your health care plan, that's a great thing for people coming out of school. >> up to 26. >> yes, up to 26, i'm sorry, you're absolutely right. >> once they turn 27, then what? >> they have to be on their own. a lot of people too refinance their homes because they thought that was such a great thing and they're finding out their home again, another reason their home isn't worth what they thought it was going to be. >> one strategy they can always do is downsize. trade down. yes this was easier to do when home values were soaring. but it is still possible today. if you -- maybe you have enough equity in your home to actually buy a smaller place with cash or even if you're still years away from payinging o inoff your mor downsizing from that four
bedroom house to a two-bedroom condo, that will still drastically reduce what you have to pay out every month. >> but then you're psychologically thinking about what has been lost in life as opposed to what you have gained through years and years of hard work. it is an emotional abyss for people, you know? they get so depressed. >> of course. that's why a lot of people are simply working longer. but if you can, maybe you don't have to necessarily work longer, but just transition to semiretirement. maybe you can work a few extra hours or work as a consultant and the big difference here is for every dollar that you earn, that's a dollar that you don't have to pull out from your nest egg. your retirement fund can continue to grow and in the end, you'll ultimately need it to pay for fewer years of your living expenses. >> we don't know what we're going to pay in taxes next year because congress can't get their act together. it is very, very hard. thanks so much. >> we appreciate it. >> coming up next, the deen brothers heating up our kitchen. they're adorable, these two.
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all right, time to take you into "today's kitchen," we're getting saucy with the deen brothers. >> bobby and jamie are here to help you power tailgate, whether from the suv in the parking lot or from the sofa, straight from the pages of "deen bros. good cooking." last time you almost killed my husband with the cayenne pepper. i would have been a football widow. >> we left the cayenne at home today. >> what are we making? >> we're doing a really, really good chili, a two process thing. we'll start with a five pound boston butt. a bone in -- >> a what? >> boston butt, bone in. >> boston butt, bone in.
>> the shoulder, though. >> okay. >> we'll put that in a dutch oven. and to that we're going to add 32 ounces of beef broth. >> okay. >> we're slow roasting. this is barbecue, pulled pork. >> pulled pork. okay. how long do you have to cook this guy for? >> three hours. about 160 to 170 degrees. >> couple of bay leaves. >> couple of bay leafs. >> can you use any pot or do you are to use this one? >> i love this one. any dutch oven will do. couple of different kinds of -- >> what is that? cayenne pepper? >> that's pepper. two different kinds. chipotle. >> all righty. >> this will be good. we'll cover that and put it in the oven. >> that's heavy. >> it is. >> that's how you cook pork right there. >> this is what it will look like. it will pull right off the bone. >> let me prove it. let me prove it. >> you want to let that sit and rest. >> right off there, baby. >> what are we doing now? >> you can pull it, slice it, chop it. this is the meat going into the chili. it is getting close to chili time. i love chili.
very rarely do i do the recipe the same way twice. this is pretty much where i bounce off from. beef broth going in there. >> look how you're pouring it in there. >> i don't want to spill it. you can put a little bit of water. you can put as many beans as you would like. >> depending who you're keeping company with. >> why am i not surprised? they're good for your heart. >> we heard that. >> i like big red pinto beans too. >> sure you do. >> and you know what's really good in here is a can of corn. >> yes. yes. why didn't you bring it? >> just because that's not this particular recipe. miss gifford, i appreciate that. this is tomato sauce and i got crushed tomatoes and we'll put a rotelle in here too, some chili powders. >> not chili powder. >> chile peppers. i have a whole raw onion in here.
this has pepper in it to. a little ancho pepper and some salt. >> stir that baby up. >> when do you put the meat in? >> this will cook for about an hour. probably halfway through this i'm going to add and we're going to get a lot of flavor from that pork too. we'll cook it probably 30 minutes. you can't overcook it, you know. if you turn it down low, you can cook it for an hour, two hours. sometimes i leave a pot going for three hours. that's what mama taught us. >> and mama knows all. >> you do everything mama says. >> let's check this out. >> okay. >> thank you. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. >> go ahead. >> a really great skillet corn bread. did you do this at home? >> she made it for us in the past, i think. she's done corn bread. >> that looks good. >> this has bacon in it. we put bacon down in this cast iron skillet and we'll bake it off and then we're going to pour the corn bread on top. >> hey, sara. >> come on in. >> can i put this in? >> please. >> you do it. >> the woman of your stature shouldn't be dipping chili. >> can you pass me a spoon?
>> thank you. i got a big one. >> thank you. >> you have to have the corn bread with it? >> kathie is trying the hot stuff. >> i did. delicious. as usual, fantastic. thank you very much. tomorrow, actress denise richards, very naughty lately. she'll be here with apolo ohno. >> so good. >> have a great booze day, everybody. >> bye-bye. i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp.
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