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good morning, instill fear, as the investigation into the shooting moves forward will it lead to security changes at airports nationwide? michelle's long nightmare. >> i was tied up like a fish, an ornament on the wall. >> one of the cleveland kidnapping victims reveals disturbing details about her ordeal and the reason to give her hope. and free fall, the midair collision that forced a group of sky divers to scramble for their lives at 12,000 feet. investigators try to piece together what happened as the divers share their incredible
story of survival today, monday, november 4th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning. i'm savannah guthrie along side al roker and natalie morales. welcome to the 4th day of no shave november which we like to call 50 shades of grey. >> very light, isn't it? >> very manl. a little depressing. >> we're not doing this just to have fun. we're doing this to raise awareness and draw attention to men's health issues during this month of november, testicular cancer and prostate cancer. we'll be filling you in. >> and our entire crew. >> yes. good cause. coming up, the men behind one of the most talked about books in the country. "double down."
why they say the president's advisors had to stage an intervention in last year's campaign and why there were pitfalls that led to mitt romney and a running mate with chris christie as a running mate. they're the one that wrote game change. we'll hear from them in their first interview. >> let's get right to today's top stories. new information about the shooter in the deadly attack at los angeles airport. miguel almaguer is at l.a.x. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. this is where it all happened inside terminal three. police say the suspect walked through the front door with a rifle and five magazine clips and opened fire. 23-year-old paul ciancia walked inside the terminal with this assault rifle, plenty of ammo, a plan to kill and a note for police. >> in that note, he indicated
his anger and his malice, i would say, toward the tsa officers. >> reporter: according to a federal criminal complaint, ciancia fired multiple rounds at point blank range at officer gerardo hernandez. investigators said ciancia proceeded up an escalator, but when hernandez appeared to move, he returned to shoot him again. police say he shoots tony grigsby and brian ludmer. once he was past security, police say he made his way down the long corridor. according to some reports, he went up to witnesses and said tsa. they shook their heads no and he kept going. ciancia was seen shooting several times.
we now know ciancia lived in los angeles for over a year. law enforcement sources tell nbc news he legally purchased two gun from a target range not far from his home. in a moment, ciancia lashes out at the tsa saying his constitutional rights were violated and a mention of nwo which warns of a totalitarian one-world government. he sent a message to his family back in new jersey just before the rampage. his father was so worried, he asked to call l.a. authorities. >> he called my cell phone back. he said to me that i can't believe what i'm saying on tv. is this true? is this my son involved in the shooting? my reply to him was i heard the same thing, paul. i have not confirmed anything. >> reporter: that confirmation
would come later for the family of tsa agent hernandez. >> i am truly devastated. we are all heart broken and we will miss him dearly. >> reporter: this morning, ciancia is in critical condition. he has been unable to respond to investigators because of his medical condition. police say the 23-year-old sent his brother and sister a text message saying he was going to commit suicide shortly before the shooting. he could face the death penalty. matt. >> miguel almaguer in los angeles. miguel, thank you. a match up in the 2016 presidential election. two possible contenders. chris christie and hillary clinton are getting more attention. kelly o'donnell has more. >> reporter: this spot is the nutley diner. it is one of several spots christ see will make today.
he says that the bigger the win tomorrow the better for his future possibilities. never bashful. governor chris christie thinks new jersey can send a message. >> we need to show the republican party and america that we can win again and guess where they will be watching on tuesday night to see if we win? right here in new jersey. they will be watching us. >> reporter: cruising toward re-election on a week-long bus tour, the destination may ultimately be the 2016 presidential race. voters bring it up at every stop. christie both relishes the speculation and tries to tamp it down. >> i will see what the future will be. i think people don't plan politics years ahead. >> reporter: but 2016 predictions are irresistible.
even more mitt romney on "meet the press." >> that is the kind of popularity and the track record the republican party needs if we take back the white house. >> reporter: the current occupant, president obama, jumped into one race this cycle. campaigning to help terry mcauliffe. the democrat's next presidential contend e contender? hillary clinton was not in iowa. she got attention when senator chuck schumer made this call. >> 2016 is hillary's time. run, hillary! run. if you run, you'll win and we'll all win. >> reporter: and president obama did not campaign for the democrat running against chris christie. she wanted more democrats to help her out. savannah, people are looking beyond tomorrow to the irresistible 2016.
back to you. >> kelly o'donnell, thank you. we have the new book "double down" which is causing controversy. we have mark halperin and john heilemann with us both. you guys reveal he had another terrible performance behind the scenes so badly that his advisers thought we might lose this election. >> he did 48 hours before the debate at hofstra. his disdain for romney. he could not figure out how to deal with that. at the same time, the contempt for the theater of politics. it got mixed up together. it was the horrible performance that left him stymied about how they fix it before the debate which was crucial for the re-election.
>> they staged an intervention, mark. at one point, the president said i don't know if i can do this. >> one of the most dramatic moments for "double down." weeks before the presidential election and two days before a debate, his aides say we have to go to him and tell him things have to change. they ended up having a conversation which was emotional and they changed his debate prep. they said he had to be fast. he had to not be slow in the first debate. talk fast and one liners. not the thoughtful disposition that barack obama, the former law professor wants. >> somebody told you you will never get this story. what did you say? >> they said this thing happened at the debate prep before hofstra. it is a black box you will never get inside that box. >> that encourages people like you. let's move on to christie. the vetting team that looked at the v.p. candidate saw so many
land mines which was a non starter. >> governor christie's run for office. there is nothing like the scrutiny you get if you are thinking about the ticket. romney was terrified. he picked someone and it blew up. he wanted no controversy. they found a lot of it. that was the reason that governor romney said as much as i need a street fighter, too much risk. >> these guys talked to low level staffers. you are just trying to sell books, john. >> we talked to high level staffers and everybody involved. we had an extraordinary thing. we quote from the vetting report. line-by-line what romney's vetters had to say about chris christie. >> that suggests somebody in romney's world they don't mind. we heard romney giving an "a" plus record card to christie.
>> they can have complex relationships. romney and christie have a great relationship. personally they do. it is also true that their aides do have a bit of tension. >> a couple of quick things. you reported that the president's advisers actually considered and poll tested switching hillary clinton for joe biden and making her the v.p. candidate. is this something that president obama knew about? >> we have no idea. what we do know is the very top level of the obama campaign, no the political standing in the poll was so bad, they felt it was a dereliction of duty not to study it. >> one of the most unforgettable moments was clint eastwood and that chair. who's idea was it and how did the advisers react? >> this is something we love to do. at the time, how did clint east
wood get on the stage? mitt romney had dinner it eastwood last year. he decided he wanted him at the convention. eastwood decides at the last minute, everybody is up giving speeches and saying how great romney is. he comes up with a great thing where he talks to the chair. no one in mitt romney's world was happy with it. one was back stage and left governor romney's presence to throw up he was so upset. it was a big night for mitt romney. >> a lot of scoop in the book. it is called "double down." mark and john, thank you. we will send it to natalie following a remarkable story. good morning, everyone. a dramatic rescue on sunday night after a college student was found trapped in a narrow two-foot space between buildings. we have rehema ellis with more on what happened.
good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. asher vongtau is lucky to be alive after a frightening ordeal this weekend. >> he is lucky to be alive. >> reporter: 19-year-old asher vongtau is recovering this morning after spending more than a day trapped in a tight space between two buildings in lower manhattan. he went missing saturday morning after a fire alarm was pulled. the nyu student fell into the narrow shaft way between the dorm and parking garage on saturday morning. he was discovered by campus security last night. more than 24 hours after a friend saw him. >> he was headed upstairs. we went to security and said you need to go to the roof. >> reporter: fire crews cut through the wall to rescue the man two feet wide. it took two hours to get the student out. this photo shows the aftermath.
it is unclear how he became stuck or how long he was trapped. >> the extent of the injuries are unknown. he is conscious and alive and transported to the nearest hospital. >> reporter: the student is listed in critical, but stable condition and he is talking. officials hope he will soon be able to reveal how this ordeal happened. natalie. >> very lucky young man. rehema ellis, thank you so much. houston texans gary kubiak is recovering after collapsing at sunday's game. he was walking back to the locker room and fell to his knees. he was responsive before taken off the field to the hospital. the general manager said he was lightheaded and dizzy. this comes a day after the denver broncos coach john fox will miss games for a heart procedure. caught on camera. a fire ball in a lighting storm over the weekend in canada.
the dramatic moments were caught on camera. more than 300,000 people lost power in the storm. the video has more than 2 million hits on youtube. a record number of fleet footed runners hit the streets for the new york city marathon. the 26.2 marathon course went through the five boroughs. the marathon was canceled last year because of super storm sandy. two kenyans won the women's and men's. then in the wheelchair division, tatianna mcfadden made it a grand slam. she won marathons in boston and london and chicago and now new york. no one has won four raices in te same year. the next stop, hopefully sochi. >> they are jumping up and down outside. >> great job.
natalie, thank you. al is here with a check of the weather. it got cold over the weekend. >> thank goodness they were not running this morning. it was brutal. it looks gorgeous. the camera is moving around a little. send us your pictures. temperatures actually warm up with the highs of 47. we get to 63 in the metro area. we have a big dip in the jet stream out west. a snow storm we will talk about that. we have cold air making its way in the northeast and the midwest. look at the temperatures. right now albany is 22. boston is 31. it feels like 22. feels likes 26 in new york city. high temperatures today only up in the low to mid-40s with wind chills in the teens and 20s. we also got a tropical storm with a depression. this is sonia makings its way. whoops. i don't know what happened
there. making its way into mexico. the moisture streams into texas. some areas picking up to 4 to 5 inches of rain. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. f dollars of savings on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors who compare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs pharmacist, call, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized plan comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. 7:17. good monday morning to you. getting a lot of sunright right now after this weekend's time change. looking good there. temperatures comfortable later on but we want to tell you it
will be breezy to windy as we head throughout the second half of the day. 70 on the way to san jose. 68 in san francisco. warm-up as we head through wednesday, then we bring in a slight chance for showers thursday into sunday. weather. >> all right, al, thank you very much. the faa is working to piece together a terrifying crash that happened over the weekend. two small planes collided in mid-air forcing that group to leap to safety. nbc's kevin tibbles has the details on this. kevin, good morning. >> matt, just imagine, falling from sky at 120 miles an hour all the while dodging metal flames and debris. that is what happened to the group of saturday's plane crash is 12,000 feet above the ground. >> it was a big screeching and then a boom. big explosion. >> that was the scene in the skies above wisconsin saturday evening when two small planes collided in midair.
the nine sky divers aboard and one of the pilots all parachuted to safety avoiding burning debris on the way down. the other pilot managed to land the damaged plane at the nearby airport. >> in free fall we could see the burning airplane come apart into three pieces that i could see. >> as sky divers, we live for the excitement but tonight was a little bit over the top. >> reporter: the two planes were flying in a tandem formation when the trailing plane was caught in the lead plane's tale tail wind. causing it to come over the top of it clipping its wings off and sparking a fire ball in the air. >> you hear this loud bang. you see the wing come off and see it on fire. it's right there five feet from you. >> reporter: the wreckage of the lead plane narrowly avoided witnesses on the ground. >> it seemed to us like that could have came right through my
building. it was that close where it landed. >> reporter: the only injuries were minor ones to the pilot of the trailing plane from his rough landing. 11 thrill seekers narrowly avoiding a potential tragedy. >> very lucky. any time two planes collide in the air it's a potential disaster for everybody involved. so we were all very lucky here. >> reporter: investigators are now busy gathering up all the debris spread out here in superior, wisconsin after an accident that could have had a very different ending. >> sure could have. kevin, thank you very much. meantime, carson is on voice duty. we have willie standing by. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. let's show you what is going on here. for no shave november, this is the stencil work by our makeup team. we also have ryan osborne, our producer here going straight movember stache. i would ask for the patience of the american people.
it is slow and steady. we had an event last night, the youtube music awards. you have grammys and vmas and eme emmys and now youtube. this was a new event where they are recognizing artists that really blew up on youtube, whose careers were launched in many ways or who are especially popular. eminem was there and arcade fire was there and so was lady gaga in a performance people are talking about with her new single "dope." [ music playing ] >> so there's lady gaga last night. these awards were voted on by youtube users. here's the winners, artist of the year eminem. video of the year, they're out of korea called girls'
generation. 75 million views for their song i got boy and breakthrough of the year macklemore and ryan lewis. of course, we know their song "can't hold us." a different feel. it was all live streamed on youtube. you could log in and log out. check it out. >> wave of the future. >> you hang in there with the beard. >> it's going to be a long road, matt. >> it's beard in air quotes. >> coming up, we'll take a turn, cleveland kidnapping victim michelle knight shares never before heard details of her terrible ordeal. >> also ahead, former new york city police commissioner bernard kerik on his fall from grace after his time behind bars. grace and why he now thinks the prison system is severely broken. when our little girl was born,
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so come on. show your disney side, this year at the place where dreams come true. >> 7:26. good morning. i'm jon kelley. san francisco police investigating a crash that killed a person in a wheelchair. this happened overnight. it happened near market and octavia in the city's hays valley neighborhood. the victim a man in his 20s. the driver did stay at the scene. it's unclear if he or she will be facing charges. just three days ago the city turned on a camera system at that very intersection which had the most injury clickses in the city two years ago. a suspect in a shooting near downtown san jose. that happened yesterday on morrison avenue. police say the victim a man in
his 30s was shot at least once. family members drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. in less than an hour police say the suspect who apparently knew that victim was in custody. the shooting marks the city's 39th homicide this year alone. five more than the city had at this time last year. >> right now a check on the monday forecast and early sunrise. christina loren is checking it out for us. >> good morning. kind of nice to get that sunlight earlier. 43 chilly for a heavy coat this morning across the bay area. the wind is really the story in the weather department today. the winds are going to pick up. we're getting these warm colors between san jose, santa rosa. the strongest winds expected at the coast and through the higher elevations. highs look comfortable, upper 70s expected in fairfield with mid-70s, most of the inland cities and warmer weather into the week. let's check your drive. >> our camera in emeryville getting sun in the camera toward
the direction, that's what's going on with these folks as well. approaching the berkeley curve. jammed up. folks having to slow down. the rest of the bay a different flow of traffic, the south bay, northbound routes kicking in early. speeds below 20 miles per hour. southbound 880 a crash at fremont boulevard has cleared. hayward, early congestion there toward the san mateo bridge. >> thank you. we'll have another update in a ;sráy
it is 7:30 on a pretty morning, the 4th of november, take a look at a beautiful sunrise. we want to see your beautiful sunrise. use the #todaysunrise and we may be able to show them on the air. i'm savannah guthrie along side matt lauer, al roker and natalie morales. ins news this morning, investigators are waiting to talk to the alleged gunman wgun opened fire at the los angeles inn their national airport. he is under armed guard right now. it is the coldest morning of the fall. temperatures at or below freezing from washington, d.c. up to boston.
and a 19-year-old new york university student missing more than a day was found alive last night. he apparently fallen from his dorm and became wedged between that building and parking garage. we will have an interview with the former police commissioner. his fall from grace and why he now feels the sentencing guidelines are broken. and later on in trending, the mother of all yard sales. >> turns out everybody wants a piece of oprah. why she decided to auction off some of her prized possessions. we start with the true survivor story. michelle knight was one rescued from the house of horrors in cleveland. she opens up with dr. phil tomorrow. some of details you are about to hear are disturbing. here is kristen dahlgren.
>> reporter: she was last seen in the cleveland courtroom facing areial castro. what happened was years of abuse. >> was there a moment when she realized she was this trouble? >> he gets her to go upstairs. the next thing she knows she is in a room with the door closed. he says i cannot let you leave. he hits her hard brutally. flush in the face. >> reporter: in the exclusive interview with dr. phil mcgraw, knight describes becoming castro's prisoner. >> he gets you in the room. what did he tie you up with? >> one of the orange extension cords. i was tied up like a fish. an ornament on the wall. that is the only way i can describe it. i was hanging like this. my feet and i was tied by my
neck and arms with the extension cord like that. >> oh, my god. so he hung you. >> does she talk about how often she is abused during that time and is this a daily? >> she does. there were times that she would be left alone for a few days. when i say left alone, i mean no food, no water, no toilet. >> and tied up. >> she has been hanging for days. no circulation. she still has nerve damage in her hands and feet. >> reporter: after she was taken down from the wall, things only got worse. >> she can barely move. he takes her down stairs. this is a basement that is just nasty. i mean it is filthy. it's cold. it's dark. and she is changed to a pole. he puts a pull motorcycle helmet
on her and straps it down and closes it up. >> does she hold on to hope? i'm alive. somebody has to find me here. >> she did. she had one beacon ahead of her. that was her 2 and 1/2-year-old son. >> a life michelle would eventually win. kristen dahlgren, nbc news. >> we will have more of dr. phil's interview tomorrow on "today." the full conversation is tomorrow. let's take a turn and get a check of the weather from al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by disney's "frozen." in theaters on november 27th.
>> washington, d.c., a nice sunrise. it will feel frozen out west. warming to 68 degrees by wednesday in d.c. with cloudy skies. big storm system out of the rockies. it will dump a bunch of snow tonight on into tomorrow and wednesday just south of minneapolis. snowfall amounts, we are looking at anywhere from 6 to 9 inches of snow in nebraska and southern minnesota. also just to the west of denver, about 3 to 6 inches of snow. rest of the country, gorgeous. the eastern half of the u.s. will be spectacular. we have that moisture coming in from what is left of sonia into texas. look for the mountain snow and rain in the pacific northwest. 7:35. back to work, back to business monday. we're looking good. if you are trying to catch a flight no delays. pretty good for a warm finish to the day. we have to tell you it's going to be breezy to windy later on.
69 in fremont, 70 in san jose and around 68 degrees in san francisco. gradually warming tuesday into wednesday, then the clouds increase thursday into the weekend. might see a few showers in the north bay. and that's your latest weather. thank you so much. coming up on trending, would you take your shoes off or clip your fingernails on a plane. >> no. >> why air travel etiquette is going downhill. >> it's already gone downhill. >> up next, one time nominee for secretary of homeland security bernard kerik on his dramatic fall and plans for the future. we'll talk to him right after this. peris test pa
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we're back now at 7:41 with a today exclusive with bernard kerik. the former new york city police commissioner is speaking about what he sees as the failure of the prison system and he joins us exclusively live this morning. good morning. it's nice to see you. >> good morning. >> you spoke out on friday after being out of the public eye for three or three and a half years and you talked about your time behind bars and that it opened your eyes. were you nervous about the response you would get to speaking out? >> in a way. people look at me as one of the nation's top law enforcement officers or looked at me that way.
for me to come out and say there's things wrong within the system there's people skeptical and they're concerned about that. >> you have been hearing that over the weekend, haven't you? >> the response has been crazy. major, major response. >> let's listen to some of the things people are saying on twitter. respect for bernie kerik speaking against mandatory minimu minimums. you were raising the issue of our time. but there were other opinions. this one came from samantha zylks. kerik, really? a victim of the system. they're victims of their own personal choices. #consequences. how do you feel about that? >> i don't consider myself a victim of the system. i think the system is flawed. it's not -- it's not about me being a victim of the system. i think the system is flawed. i think we -- the system is supposed to punish.
it's not supposed to ruin personally, professional, financially. it's not supposed to detroy families and the punishment must fit the crime. i was in prison with commercial fishermen that caught too many fish that spent three years in prison and they're not going to be able to work in that industry for the rest of their lives. that's a life sentence. it's not about me being a victim. it's about a system that's broken. >> the very thing that makes you perfectly qualified to talk about this, the fact that you've got this resume in law enforcement. you were nominated to run the department of homeland security and then three years in federal prison, the very thing that gives you this perspective, don't you think it might be what says he lost his right to speak
out. i don't want to listen to him. >> you don have to listen to me. congress has to act. the american people have to be educated. and that's one of the major problems. the american people don't see -- if you don't have personal discourse, if you haven't been a witness to it, you don't get it. you don't understand it. >> how do we get here? i remember 9/11 and the imagines of you walking down at the world trade center and the president coming to down the next couple of days. you were the top cop in this city and a few years later you're serving time in a federal prison. how did it happen? >> it happens and i think one of the things i'll speak out on in due time is how public officials, especially those in politics, those in law enforcement, there wiare things that you have to be aware of, that you have to do and sometimes things you have to
keep track of that you don't realize. >> does people in those positions, yourself included, feel above the law? >> i don't think you feel above the law -- i think you wind up in these positions. you don't focus on the right things. you don't pay attention to the ethical issues that you should. and it's a big problem. particularly when you are scrutinized at that time or later in a way that nobody really gets scrutinized. >> you say these sentences become life sentences because they stick with you for the rest of your life. do you think you'll ever be able to make this a footnote in your life in the opinion of other people? >> it may happen. they are life sentences. and forget me. it's not about me. you cannot sentence people and take their constitutional rights and their civil rights for eternity for a mistake they made at some point in their life. a 21-year-old united states
marine, a sniper in the marine corps sells a pair of night vision goggles on ebay and gets 3 years in prison but for the rest of his life he is a convicted felon and can't do anything else. publicly, for the country, it's just horrible. >> bernard kerik, former new york city police commissioner. good to have you here. >> thank you. thank you. coming up, two families share a touching experience with open adoption. but first, saturday night live pokes fun at itself and the issue of diversity. that's right after this. [ man ] welcome to the camry thrill ride! [ tires screech ] [ laughter ] [ screaming ] [ tires screech ] [ laughter ] [ tires screech ] are you serious?! [ horn honks ] whoo hoo hoo! i had no idea we were capable of doing something like that.
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the time 7:56. good morning. i'm jon kelley. parents of the 13-year-old boy shot by a sheriff's deputy holding a press conference to talk about filing a civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the county. claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for a real ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to pointvj$ that at hid he feared for his life. we'll keep you posted on that. monday morning, how's it looking? >> pretty good, jon. let's start with the weather headlines. breezy to windy. a warm-up through wednesday. and then the big story is we are looking toward the return of shower chances into the end of
the week and this weekend. 73 degrees for livermore, 69 in fremont, 70 here in san jose. looking good for slight warming tomorrow, we'll peak on wednesday. the clouds will increase and the best chance for rain looks like late saturday into sunday, mostly north of the golden gate bridge. good morning to mike. >> a lot of folks got a running start for the commute. that's caused additional bogdown. slow all over for the bay. we're looking to the south bay. jamming where it's red it's below 20. that's for quite a bit of the stretch. we'll look into the southbound 101 bogging through san mateo and again through palo alto where we showed you. the dumbarton bridge okay. san mateo bridge more popular. south 880 speeds begin 10 to 20 miles per hour into fremont and slow in the northbound direction to the toll plaza with the east shore freeway jamming up. >> the early sun need some
it is 8:00 on "today" and coming up, bullying in the nfl, and why one miami dolphins' teammate was suspended after a member of the team leaves. and plus a week-long look at adoption looking at the benefits and the challenges of adoption. >> and dining with "duck dynasty" as we go inside of the kitchen with ms. kay. this is monday, november 4th. >> i finished the fifth american female in the marathon. >> we love new york city! >> hey, there, how are you? >> all the way from fredericksburg, virginia.
>> matt, wakes me up every morn morni morning. >> i guess i'm okay with that. >> what choice do you have, right? we are back now, 8:00 on a monday morning and the fourth day of november, and take a look at the medals for the people who completed the new york city marath marathon yesterday. congratulations, and amazingly, a lot of them are jumping up and down. i'd be lying in the prone position. >> oh, i'd be at the steakhouse. >> what about your weekend? >> i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie and willie geist and al roker. >> if you are just joining us on the show cast, you guys are not shaving for the month of november for a good cause, and that makes me think of the red sox who of course grew beards through the season and led to the world series and this morning, two of the main players will shave their beards live on our air. david ortiz and shane victorino
will do it all for a good cause, and we will tell you about that. >> and another group with great beards, we will take you inside of the duck dynasty kitchen, a nd we can't wait to see that. >> big facial hair day. we should go insooide and i shod pause before i say here is natalie morales with a check of the headlines. >> thank you, matt. officials say that the man accused of shooting a tsa officer at l.a. international airport had texted his brothering before the shooting saying he was going to commit suicide. the man is hospitalized and police say that he brought a rifle and ammunition to l.a.x. expressing anger towards t.s.a. officers. he killed one man and wounded two others. and he was eventually cornered by police who wounded him with several shots. outcry as egyptian president
mohamed morsi was getting under way as he with was makeing the first appearance since his ouster and said that he was the legitimate leader and the courts had no basis to try him. he and his administration is charged with clashes that left ten people dead last december. a outbreak of polio is breaking out in war-torn syria. there are concerns that it will be spread to lebanon. our dr. nancy snyderman will tell us about the rapid intervention to this potential international crisis. >> hi, natalie, i'm here, and the reason for the concern is that syria has been polio-free since 1982, and neighboring countries as well have not seen it in more than a decade. so when the outbreak was found, the world health organization
considered it the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: almost three years into the syrian war, the medical system is now in shambles. before the conflict began, 90% of syria's children had been immunized against polio, but now the rate is around 60%, and with that, the resurgence of the deadly disease. health officials in the region are taking the threat seriously, and in lebanon, every child crossing the border is immunized with the oral polio vaccine. >> and it is true that you have immunized 700 people in seven days? but that is the rule in lebanon, if you want to come, you must get the vaccination? and in jordan 3,000 children were vaccinated in three days. but the sanitary conditions arngd the weakened ip immune situation, everyone is considered vulnerable. with the world health organizations and the united
nations are well trying to stop this from becoming a epidemic. >> the level of focus, and the scale of the campaign that we have been involved in now have been so significant that i think that we can be optimistic, but we need to never be complacent. >> reporter: border crossing stations have turned into pop-up clinics, and they are immunizing against measles and rubella, and anyone under the age of 20 will get inoculations for those illnesses. >> thank you, dr. nancy snyderman in beirut. firefighters had to break through a wall in a garage last night to pull a student to safety. he is in stable condition, but it is not clear how he became trapped, but officials say he may have fallen out of the window or off of the roof. he is lucky to be alive.
it is 8:05 and we go to al with a check of the weather. frozen. experience the ultimate snow day this thanksgiving with and good morning, everybody is frozen here, but we have more marathoners and we will show you what we have going on here, and nice many m nice medal and way to go. we have a frontal system pushing its way and atlanta with a nice day today and looking at plenty of sunshine there, and clouds moving in, but all in all not too bad. over the next three days we will see sunshine and clouds and showers making their way in later on. the rest of the country, beautiful day today. along the eastern seaboard, it is going to be on the brisk side, and you can see the temperatures getting chillier into the great lakes and on into the plains. this is joy johnson and this is, if i can ask, how old are you? >> 86. >> 86. and this is your 25th marathon? >> yes, in new york.
>> in new york. and you fell yesterday, but you u are okay. >> oh, yeah. it looks worse than it is. >> well, you look beautiful, and thank you for coming down. been here 17 years coming to visit us. thank you so we . >> well, i will tell you that we can use these today, guys. >> i am so cold i can't
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help because of being a prank in front of a cafeteria. is it professional football or high school? >> well, it is an unusual story, and martin comes back to two years ago, but it seems like it is farther back than then. yes, and on the sunday paper of "new york times," there is a story of travel etiquette and somehow it is okay for people to take off their shoes for flying, be also the socks. >> i didn't, and feet up on the what we call the bulkhead. it is not a -- >> oh, no. >> it is in the summer a lot of people will wear shoes without socks. >> right. >> and so they take the shoes off and put them up there, and can i ask you a question about this? >> sure. >> when they do that and people take the shoes off and god forbid the socks, as well, and
they go into the bathroom? >> oh, no. gross. >> and i have to tell you that i was on a transatlantic flight in my 20s in the middle seat, and back of the plane and some guy took off the shoes and the socks a, and i am telling you that there was a smell. i went to the flight attendant and asked to be moved somewhere else, and air france, and she said, sorry, the plane is full, and i will spray perfume. >> she sprayed perfume? >> oh, no, then she walked by, and sprayed. didn't help. >> it is not just the odor, but it is -- i would not do that at someone else's house. >> i had it yesterday a five-hour flight, and peripheral vision, and man's big nasty foot and all i could think of was pump action tinactin. >> oh no. and now, what oprah calls the biggest yard sale, and the
result results were epic as the results went for charity. a chair that was supposed to go for $200 went for $3,000. and these louie xvi chairs sold for $3,000 instead of $300. all of the money goes to her girl's school in africa. >> and al, apparently, you have been out auditioning of who should play the new character in "50 shades of grey" but fortunately ellen is on it, and unearthed the secret audition for us. >> i would love to share a bedroom with anybody i am currently working with, and i love to look at people from the basement. i don't like the normal everyday stuff. i'd like to see fear in her
eyes. >> woo. >> al? >> unedited tape. >> you should explain yourself, al. >> well, oprah, you know, went out for t"the butler" and i decided to go out for "the 50 shades of gray." >> and how did that go? is. >> not so well. >> so close. >> that is what is trending today and meantime, what is happening in boston is sure to be trending in the hours that follow. two members of the boston red sox are shaving off the lucky beards. the event is raising money for the boston one fund and we will talk to them in a moment, but first, the story behind all of that facial hair. >> reporter: it began as so many things in baseball do at spring training. the boston red sox were coming off of the season that saw them finishing in last place. after shipping out high-priced stars and replacing them with guys who put team over individual achievement, clubhouse chemistry began to kick in. mike napoli began to grow a
beard and then one by one, the teammates joined in. almost everyone soon embraced blood, sweat and beards. the beard bonding seemed to help out on the field, and the red sox won 12 of the first 16 games. that growing sense of team was further solidified in the aftermath of the boston marathon bombing which killed three a mile from fenway park. david ortiz best summed up the city's wounded, but fighting spirit. >> this is our [ bleep ]ing city. and nobody going to take it from us. >> reporter: as the season continued the razors were put a waway and the beards and the winning streaks grew and grew and grew. a bonding of men in pursuit of a common goal, a little scruffy, and now world series champions. now, we are joined by the world
series mvp david ortiz and his teammate shane victorino, and apparently the trimmers have been working already the this morning. and congratulations belatedly, how are you doing? >> good morning. >> good morning. >> david, how does it feel to get a little bit of that off of your face? >> i feel free now. >> yeah, you feel better? talk a little bit about the cause, david, the boston one fund. >> well, like everybody knows, you know, this year we went through a situation early with the bombing during the marathon, and one of the guys came out with the idea of letting the beard grow, and here we are. >> shane, let me bring you in here. let me bring you in, and obviously, the facial hair did not help you the hit better or feel better, because that can't happen, but it did bring the team together, and i want to know why. what was the bond in this? >> well, you know, it is one of
the things that the start of spring training, we all bought in. we were going to be as i called it a brotherhood, and go out there every single night and play as one team. the tragedies that we faced as a city, and the resilience showing as a city and brought up closer as a city to be brought up as one team, and storybook ending to what happened. you know, it has been amazing, and you know, hey, we are are the world series champions. i look like i'm about 12 right now. >> yeah, you do look different. and it is nice to get some of that off, so the question is shane, and david, this worked so well this year, you get to spring training next year, are you growing them again? >> i will. >> you are? >> i am going to start in the off season so i won't look like, i don't know what my beard is going to be called honestly by the end. >> and everybody has to figure it out from the beginning. >> hey, you guys look good and enjoy the cleanup, an congratulations again on the world championship. i'm a born and raised yankee fan, but i liked what you guys
did this year and i felt great for the city of boston. >> okay. thank you. >> thank you. >> okay. hang with it. >> i'll try. david ortiz and shane victorino. savannah? >> this month is adoption month, and there are children all offdreaming of a home, and we will focus on that cause. >> and when my wife and i don'ted 17 years ago, with we never dreamed of an open adoption, but we met up with a family determined to unite to raise their son. >> he was an adorable and happy baby. he had absolutely huge blue eyes. >> feeling him move the first few times, that was amazing. i just wanted to be responsible, because i had felt so irresponsible. >> being a mother was always a complete lifelong dream.
>> reporter: two mothers, one son, bound by an emotional and unexpected journey in parenting. >> when i was a little girl, i thought that i would just grow up and be a mother, but ours was a much more complicated path. >> reporter: it all began with a let er asking for a very open adoption. >> knowing that you are facing a difficult life decisioning we would welcome the chance to know more about each other. >> i sat on the letter for about three or four weeks before i called them. >> the first time we actually met, leeann asked the question, why do you want to choose an open adoption, and looked at me straight in the face and said, i want to be able to tell him later that i love him. >> reporter: a connection borne from the love of one child. faylen is 12 now and a whiz at
three-pointers, adores soccer, and like most big brothers, gets annoyed by his little sister, and he also knows that more people have his back than most kids do. when i adopted my daughter, open adoption was not invogue, but done fairly secretive in a sense, and what made you decide to go to the more open route? >> well, we were both hesitant to have secrets in a family, and so we tried to figure out how to work as a team. >> faylan was my family, and so i had to pursue that. >> reporter: this adoption in a way not only gave faylan two moms, but it kind of saved the two of you? >> well, she's the person that i think to call just as quickly as i think to call my sister. >> and there is an amazing thing that happens, and it is inexplicable how excited and how much he literally needs her. >> yes, it is amazing. i mean, he is my son.
>> yes. >> but he is your son, too? >> yep. >> reporter: even though theyley 3,000 miles apart. >> you have long arms. >> reporter: mariah and faylan still share life's most precious moments. >> she is really fun to hang around. i really love her. >> reporter: he plays unicorns with you? oh, that is is a good big brother. over the years their family ties have grown stronger, and little tallulah is more than faylan's s sister, because when her maternal aunt became pregnant and unable to have a child, she cop tacted leeann. >> she could not parent another child, and she knew us because of the open adoption, and so she called us. >> how is daddy? >> you like to make silly faces? >> reporter: weekly chat sessions keep tallulah connected with her birth parents and siblings and 11 grandparents and 12 aunts and uncles and 21
cousins, you'd think that it is confusing, but not for faylan. >> he looked at me one day and he said, i have two mothers. i was like, yeah, yeah, you do. he sort of thought about it, and then he went, you know, i love you both. >> oh. and what is amazing is that faylan and tallulah are biological cousins, but as far as they are concerned, they are brother and sister. >> obviously, this situation works very well, but does it get confusing and situations where it is not as smooth? >> well, they have worked through it. it is really amazing in talking with everyone that they cannot imagine doing it any other way. >> that is amazing and a new definition of family. and tomorrow in the series what you need to consider before adopting and then thursday, it is going to be special, because we will be joined by a dozen families as they finalize their
adoptions live right here on our plaza. coming up in a different note, the matriarch of the "duck 8:26. good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. the convicted felon charged with killing an investigator is in court this morning. he pleaded not guilty to her murder last month. while he says he's innocent, he admits to being at the motel where investigators believe coke was killed back in august. his ankle monitored indicated he was at the motel for 38 minutes on the night coke disappeared. he has 17 prior felony convictions and faces life in prison if convicted of coke's murder. time now to check the morning commute with mike. how's it looking out there? >> really, really crowded. this is 101 in san jose. look at the map. it's just dragging through all the northbound routes.
a crash in cupertino has things backed up there. slow in both directions for 101 through san mateo. 101 tough for the bay shore, the entire route there. the east bay slow south 880. and the northbound route, jammed up there. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. another local news update in about half an hour. hope you have a great monday morning. dale: we're from oregon
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8:30 now on a windy monday morning. it's the 4th of november, 2013. this is the coldest day of fall so far. >> okay. >> it feels very chilly. i'm savannah guthrie along side matt lauer, al roker, natalie morales and willie geist. >> coming up, we'll introduce you to a runner that made history when he completed the new york city marathon. it's a story of great
determination. >> and you know their beards but what are they like in the kitchen? we're going to go into the kitchen with ms. kay and get duck dynasty cuisine. question is how do they keep the hair out of it? >> okay. >> and we'll have thalia. a new mom. a lot of us struggled with the pacifier away. she'll tell us how to make the transition easier. >> before that. let's say hello to helen fielding. you know her new book bridget jones mad about the boy. good morning, we have a question for our viewers. do you know what it is. >> let her rip. >> here is the question, what do jude and tom do to vile richard online? >> that's the question. what do they do to vile richard? if you know the answer tweet it and use the #todaybookclub and
we'll have a special google plus hang out. we can't wait. >> yeah. >> thanks helen. >> and let us get a check of the weather now from mr. roker. >> all right. let's see what we got for you. we're going to start off with our #todaysunrise. miami florida, looking good. get on a cruise. looking nice and warm. rest of the sunshine today, eastern half of the u.s. we'll have a snowstorm in the rockies. that's going to cause problems for parts of minnesota. sunshine through california. tomorrow, we watch that system make its way to the east and as it does we will be looking at more snow coming across the plains. you're 60 today. >> i am. >> and it's your birthday present. where are you from? >>
good monday morning to you. temperatures are going to be nice later on this afternoon, but it will stay cool enough for a sweater or light jacket at least until lunchtime today. between about noon and 3:00 p.m., highs will climb into the mid-70s. inland, 73 degrees in livermore. upper 60s to low 70s around the bay today. 70 in san jose and 68 degrees on the way to san francisco. we'll climb in temperature tuesday into wednesday. then we'll drop those numbers thursday into this upcoming weekend. hope you have a fantastic day. don't forget, get that weather any time you need. go to the weather channel on cable and weather.com online. savannah. >> all right, al. thank you so much. well, a record number of runners took part in this year's new york city marathon and one story in particular caught our attention. mara is here with details on that. good morning. >> good morning. such an incredible story. jimmy jensen has down syndrome and decided to take up running.
since then he completed race after race and has sprinted right into the record books with the help of a very close friend. >> reporter: he crossed the finish line hours after the winner but jimmy jensen is still first. >> great job. >> reporter: the only person with down syndrome ever to complete new york city's marathon. one of the world's most famous runs. >> mom, i did it. >> reporter: while jensen was joined by more than 50,000 other runners on sunday, for him, there's only one that mattered. >> we're going to be marathon buddies, right? >> that's right. >> reporter: jimmy started running 12 years ago with the help of jennifer davis who he met through the best buddies organization fielding one-on-one relationships between those with intellectual disabilities and those without. neither of them were runners but jimmy had a simple idea. he wanted to do a 5k. together they did that and much more.
since then, jimmy has completed a number of races with jennifer by his side including the l.a. marathon last spring. >> does running make you feel good? >> yeah. >> along the way he lost 69 pounds and gained new self-confidence. >> he would sit in the corner kind of cross legged. jimmy has become so much more outgoing. >> reporter: the pair is inseparable. a personal bond that's so important for jimmy who lived had a group home since he was 8 years old. >> what is it about running that's so bonding for the two of you? >> i think it's a part of getting outside, being a part of the community. having a goal and reaching it. >> reporter: but reaching the goal of crossing the finish line in new york is about more than just jimmy. >> it's incredible for the movement and people with
disabilities. it's just awesome. >> let's do it. let's do it. all the way. >> the final finish line is that everybody is so included and integrated in society that we don't even need a program like best buddies to be able to make that happen. >> reporter: one man going the distance and inspiring an entire community and one very special friend. >> thank you. >> jimmy finished the race in just over 8 hours. he actually helped other runners too telling them that if he wasn't going to quit, then they couldn't quit either and he helped people cross the finish line that way. >> we just met him and he is maizing. so much energy this morning. so congratulations. >> yes, really cool. >> making history. mara, thank you very much. coming up next, a look inside the duck dynasty kitchen. ms. kay whips up one of her favorite dishes. >> and at 8:47, thalia does something she's never tried
>> we are back now at 8:39 with the mariarch of the duck dynasty clan. >> she has a new cookbook ms. kay's duck commander kitchen and kerry sanders travelled to louisiana to do cooking with her. >> reporter: duck dynasty. the reality tv show with more than 11 million viewers is all about ducks and family. the robertson family. the robertson's first made their wealth from the family business selling products for duck hunters, including the duck call named duck commander. the robertson's men, phil and
his brother uncle si and phil's sons alan, jace, willie, and jep are known for their long beards and then there's the matriarch of the family, ms. kay. he married phil when she was 16 and loves cooking for the whole family. i join with kay to make her son jason's favorite dish. italian cream cake. >> thank you for letting us join you in your kitchen, i noticed it's not just recipes. >> well, i can't help but talk about my family. are you crazy? they're my favorite people. >> reporter: so it's no surprise kay's love for cooking came from her grandmother. >> i grew up at my grandmother's kitchen. and i would be there and help her cook since i was a toddler for every shift that came. i also ate with every shift. so maybe why i'm a full figured lady now.
>> do the boys ever join you in the kitchen? >> now, phil does and certain ones do. >> it seems to me like you're trying to reach an audience and tell them something about your early days. >> you make due with whatever circumstances you're in. you just be content and you learn how to love your family and enjoy them through good and bad times. through rich and poor. through headacrt ache and not ht ache. >> you mention about the boys but the daughters-in-law. >> i love them. they're the daughters i never had. >> so we're making this for? >> corey. it's her birthday. >> of course no visit to the duck commanders family is complete without a duck call. >> much better. >> it doesn't sound like a duck. >> well, it's a beginning. >> oh, look, you called in the duck dog. >> reporter: later, cory's birthday party.
>> so this is what it's really all about? >> this is it. god, family, ducks. >> reporter: and our cake. >> hello. i just whipped this up in my spare time. >> wow. >> just for you. >> thank you. >> blow them out and i'm going to cut. >> i'm getting ready. >> all right. >> i'm going to give kerry, my new best friend -- can i just give you a bite? can i just feed you a bite. i like the icing first so i thought i'd just give it to. >> i love it. >> that is funny. >> it went in there. >> happy to report there was only 30 stitches to the mouth. >> exactly. >> i see the beards and i'm thinking preview. >> yeah. >> over the course of the month we are allowed to trim these.
>> is that true? >> i didn't know that. >> oh, absolutely. >> it's going to get that full. >> exactly. up next, new parents, we have a little help for them. looking to break their little one's pacifier bond. singing sensation and mom thalia shares her advice. but first, this is "today" on nbc. is this the bacon and cheese diet?
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some not so giant. when managing your weight, bigger is always better. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant we're back with latin singing sensation thalia. she is writing her first children's book. it's called chupie, the binkie that returned home. nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> let's get it out of the way.
>> pacifier. >> chupie is which? >> it's from pacifier in spanish. >> okay, binkie is the name for the pacifier? >> exactly. you forgot the binkie. >> now bankie is something different. a lot of kids have blankets and those are bankie. so we're concentrating on chupe's and binkies. parent versus new children and they give them the pacifier to calm them down but then they can only be calmed down with the pacifier. >> not just that. when you go for the second year to the pediatrician for them to check the kid, they tell you that the pacifier is also linked to some kind of speech problems in the future or certain studies they say that they have kind of -- its a link between the ear infection and all of these
because of the pacifier. >> so clearly there's a cutoff age. you have a daughter who is 6 and a son who is 2. so the age of 2 is the cutoff? >> the age of 2 is the cutoff. that's what my experience is. but it was funny because i was -- it was my first daughter, sabrina and i didn't want to see her cry. it was drama. >> and every time you take the pacifier away she would get hysterical. >> terrible. it was a bad experience for me. i start adding two pacifiers in the crib. so every 40 minutes you would have to go to the crib and put the pacifier in. so i ended up with 20 pacifiers in the crib. >> it's not a good thing. at two years old it's tough to communicate. how did you start to explain that we needed to wean off the pa pacifier. >> it was devine intervention and the desperate call of a mother at 3:00 a.m. i was in the crib and the baby
was crying and couldn't find the pacy and i said do you know why pacy is sad? because pacy misses his mommy. pacifier wants to go home. >> and she was like bin kirkski? >> yes, she lives in a castle. >> your brilliant. a little evil but brilliant. >> you and me apart would be terrible. >> and she bought this. >> she said to me, take binkie to binkie land. it was amazing. >> well done. >> and then i created the five steps that are in the book. >> which became this -- by the way, the illustrations in the book are wonderful and i know that's a hard thing for a first time author of a children's book to come up with the right illustrat illustrator. how did you do that? >> i'm very creative and it's like my hobby is paint and i did all of these illustrations so it
took me two years to find the right illustrator that would capture my essence and respect the castle, the lollipops, everything. i got that person and we created this magic kingdom and then the most important are the steps to help your kid getting rid of the pacy. what i think is its the first appearance of getting -- letting go. you know, for a human being it's very difficult to let go so for a baby it's terrible. so it's the first experience to let go and it's okay. >> great advice for parents. are you going to do more. >> yes. this is my fourth. this is the first child book and i'm very excited. >> congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> nice to have you here. the book is called chupie and we are recommending this for anyone going through this right now at home. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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>> a bottle until you were 7? >> but now you have one every day. >> a wine bottle. >> wow. okay. getting to know you. all right. let's start in the orange room. willie is there. >> so you were seven? >> yeah. >> on my seventh birthday i gave up the bottle. >> you just altered the whole 9:00 open. we have a new lead at 9:00. we're talking earlier in the show about snl where host kerry washington played michelle obama and oprah in the same sketch. they did a great digital short. a spoof on what does the fox say. we had the guys on the plaza a few weeks ago. this is a spoof. the clip called, what does my girl say ♪ but there's one sound that y'all should know ♪ ♪ what does my girl say
[ music playing ] ♪ so his character had gotten a text on his phone and kerry washington had seen it and that lead to that. >> it's worth watching the whole thing. it is hilarious. >> the guy is going like this. >> willie, don't go away. we asked people at home that airline question, is it ever okay to take not only your shoes but also your socks off on a plane. how did that turn out? >> it turned out the way you would expect it. is it okay to take off your socks during a flight? only 9% say yes. 91% say, please, for the love of god, leave your socks on. >> unless you're on air tanga.
>> you know who the 9% are. >> it's more than 9%. >> maybe we can make a difference. >> i hope so. >> the same people go through security with their shoes. >> yeah. >> and i don't even want to see people in shorts next to me. it's a lot of leg. >> it gets so cold on the airplane. >> after halloween, i don't want to see you in shorts anymore either. >> nice. >> all right willie, thank you. >> well, still to come this morning, from movies to music, whatnot to miss in entertainment this month.
good monday morning to you. 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. could at&t park soon be the home of the giants and the a's? major league baseball says it will help the a's move in and share at&t park with the giants if oakland coliseum officials don't offer the a's a new short-term lease. major league baseball reportedly told coliseum officials last week it must offer the a's a simple two-year lease extension
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales, and willie geist. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. and welcome to today on a monday morning, november 4th, 2013. i'm willie geist along with al roker and natalie morales. boy, it's cold out there. >> it is. >> it is cold. >> good day to have a beard. >> it is. >> good thing we're going for it now. >> i like the salt that comes through. >> there's a lot more salt than pepper. that's for sure. >> we project it out to november 30th. where do you think you come? is that coming down? >> no. >> you're going to trim it, right? >> no, i'm just going to let i go. >> i'm letting it go. >> i thought you were just going to do the mustache. >> i was and then i thought i'm lazy. if i don't have to get up to shave, why not.
>> you and i i think both shaved the night before. it didn't hit me until last night there's something missing in my routine. i don't have to shave. >> you shaved the night before. >> yeah. >> just in case you cut yourself -- >> because you cut yourself up. >> it saves you three minutes in the morning. >> save yourself three minutes. >> it's part of no shave november. we're doing it for a great cause trying to draw awareness to men's health issues. and natalie you have been so kind to participate along with us. >> i agreed, on said on friday, no waxing the mustache. >> we got this. >> i said on friday, the armpits, the legs -- >> let's stop there. >> you missed it friday. it was already announced. >> could you recap it for me. >> you don't have to. you can see that online. go to today.com. >> you said you're going full 70s i sympathy the way you put it. >> let's leave it there. moving on. >> okay. no shave november.
>> i tried. >> no shave november. a little bit of news to talk about at the top. that was a scary incident on friday at l.a.x. more details coming out about the tragic shooting death of a tsa agent at los angeles international airport. about 9:20 in the morning. you see video of people inside the terminal fleeing. paul ciancia of new jersey walked up to a tsa checkpoint, terminal three at l.a.x. using an assault rifle to shoot the tsa officer hernandez at point blank range. but when the officer appeared to move he returned to the lobby shooting him again. he shot a couple of tsa agents and a high school teacher. the suspect is in the hospital in critical condition. there's so many layers to this story. some sources saying he texted his brother saying he was going to commit suicide before the shooting. his father got wofrd of texts ad
called police. >> everybody did the right thing. >> they dropped him off and didn't suspect this was going to happen. it's really horrifying that once again, here we go again and the question this morning, you know, you think that you have all of these extra layers of security at the airports now but the question is -- there's always going to be a way to get in there. we were talking this morning, if you go to the baggage claim area that seems like a pretty easy way to walk right up. >> there are police. you'll see police or national guard patrolling the ticket areas and stuff. but are they going to start thinking about arming tsa agents. >> then it's a whole other layer. you have to train them. >> they're law enforcement. >> yeah. >> and some people are saying they should be armed but there are a ton of people armed in airports and this guy was confronted, too late, obviously because we lost the first tsa agent that's ever died in the line of duty since the agency was created in 2001 but he was confronted with gunfire and
suppressed. >> fortunately other police officers stepped in there and were real heros because it could have been much, much worse. >> yeah and this tsa officer was about to turn 40 this week and has a family. >> father. >> tragic, tragic story. here in new york city yesterday, the marathon went off without a hitch. that was good news amid heightened security less than 7 months after the bombings at the boston marathon. there were at least 1500 cameras positioned along the route. that's in addition to all the thousands that already existed in the city. >> record numbers. what is it? 50,740 runners this year. >> it was so cool to see everybody out on the plaza this morning all wrapped in the orange jackets they got after the race and a really inspiring moment as tatyana mcfadden won the women's wheelchair race completing her four marathons in a calendar year. she won four marathons. the boston marathon in april
crossing the line hours before the bombs detonated. a week later the london marathon and then her third straight chicago marathon and yesterday wins new york. >> next she'll be competing in the paraolympics in sochi. she was born in st. petersburg so she gets to go back to her bir birth place. >> i used to love going and watching at the finish line. you can't help but be inspired. whether you're a runner or not you feel like you can conquer the world. 100-year-old runners crossing the finish line. >> this young lady today, joan johnston, she is 86 years old. she has run 25 new york marathons. she has done others as well and she fell but she is quite the lady. >> she showed up this morning. there you go. >> you guys have both done it. i've never be done the marathon.
>> next year. >> train together? >> i'll train with you? >> next year. >> i'll help you. >> natalie will help me out with that. >> i'll help you. >> i'll be there. i'll be handing out water. >> right. he'll be working with the volunteers. >> 63,000 gallons of water that the volunteers handed out. >> that's incredible. >> although i saw the people with the sponges thinking yesterday, did you really need -- >> it's 26 miles. it's not a bad pick me up. >> everybody on the plaza said the wind yesterday was crazy. you're running into the 29 miles per hour winds. >> when you come over the bridge too, you hit a little altitude thereunder get the wind on your face. that can't be easy. >> congrats to everybody that finished that race yesterday. >> we want to tell you about an app called selfie. it shows a feed of public photos from the people you follow. it only allows you to upload photos when you use the front facing camera on your phone. >> how does it know? >> selfies only.
similar to snap chat they disappear in a short period of time. >> am i the only one that's sick of selfies? >> i'm not a selfie guy. >> i've taken a selfie or two. >> 2,000? >> well, maybe 1,000. >> but there's people when they have free time they take a selfie and send it out. >> there's no look good in a selfie. you're either all chin or all forehead. >> or you do the kim kardashian. >> well, that's not a bad thing some would say. >> that was all butt. >> that was all cheek. all cheek all the time. >> works for her. >> it worked for her. look good on you, though. >> i could never get it right. where do you hold the camera. >> kanye's always got some place to put a soda. >> there's a element in there. >> okay. we have video of david
hasslehoff doing the fresh prince of bel-air. >> let's check it out. >> here he is. [ music playing ] [ screaming ] >> the hoff doing the fresh prince of bel-air. come on. people have a lot of free time, don't they. >> do we have willie as the hoff? >> there we go. who's better? willie as the hoff or the hoff as the hoff. >> ripping that chest hair off caused permanent damage. >> just wait until halloween next year. there will be more. >> i'm going to go do the weather. >> do the weather.
>> yes, i am. we've been asking you to send us your sunrises at #todaysunrise. here from our friends kusa, beautiful downtown denver looking good. next three days, you've got snow maybe tomorrow. 34 degrees and then it warms up. sunshine returns, high of 38 degrees. we have this frontal system and a jet stream taking a dip out to the west. it makes it's way up. we've got cold air coming into the northeast. so that's why we have been so chilly here today. so temperatures only into the low to mid 40s with wind chills 10 degrees cooler. 58 and sunny in chicago. there's that snow making its way into the rockies and the plains. beautiful along the west coast. 64 in los angeles. rare day where it's warmer good monday morning to you. nice and clear out there. it will be a little hazy later this afternoon. we have good to moderate air quality for most of the bay area
today and temperatures that will be comfortable later on. 70 in san jose. 68 degrees in san francisco. sunset now at 5:15 with the time change over the weekend. we do have a warmup headed our way tuesday into wednesday and then temperatures drop off. we increase your clouds thursday into friday, maybe some north bay showers saturday into sunday. that's your latest weather. >> thanks. coming up next, a lot of good movies about to come out as we enter oscar season. [ male announcer ] at humana, understanding what makes you different is what makes us different. we take the time to get to know you and your unique health needs. then we help create a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors, health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health.
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dates to circle from new music releases to the oscar contenders hitting theaters. jessica, good morning. >> good morning. >> always like to mark our calendars. great movies coming out this month. there's a lot of them. starting this friday we have the thor sequel. >> yes. thor is one of the marvel super heros. chris hemsworth. so cute. but this movie is actually all about the villain who is loki. and villains are kind of where it's at. the villains are the winners this season. so we'll see. >> could he get his own spin off? >> he could. there's a lot of buzz about loki in this movie. >> and natalie portman as well. >> she plays his love interest. >> let's talk lady gaga. one single has been out awhile and the album comes out a week from today. >> yes. applause came out the same week as katy perry's single. it was only her third studio
album. feels like she has been around for awhile. it's a big departure from born this way which was enormous and huge. it's more of a meditation on fame. so we'll see how radio friendly it is. but personally i'm looking forward to her hosting saturday night live on november 16th because i just can't wait to see her make fun of herself and i think that's going to be awesome. >> before you got the sequel to the best man holiday on november 15th. all star cast. >> taye digs. the best man came out in 1999. it made that four times what it cost. four times it's budget so this is about a group of college friends that come together for christmas. it's good. >> november 22nd. huge movie, "catching fire" this is the second in the hunger games trilogy. >> actually, the third movie is split into two. it's the second of four.
jennifer lawrence and peta are back. they're on their victory tour but shocker they have to go back and battle again. this time its in a more tropical location because they shot in hawaii. but lots of great costumes and great scenery and everything. >> huge anticipation for that one. >> also, vince vaughn, he had the movie the internship earlier this year. another one coming out around thanksgiving. >> yeah, definitely. this is a movie about, you know, he visits a sperm bank quite often and he fathered more than 500 children. >> wow. >> good premise. >> yeah, it's based on a movie that was a canadian film. it's not a serious movie. it's light hearted. family friendly. it's vince vaughn so it's good. the trailer is hilarious. >> that looks good. >> wednesday before thanksgiving a big day for movies. jason stathum in home front.
>> i believe he'll be on the show today. he plays a widower who moves to a small town just to get away from it all. turns out he gets caught up with a meth lord played by james franco who likes those big characters but my favorite thing about this movie is its written by sylvester stallone. >> wow. >> who knew? >> deep. >> it's got all the action. >> yeah. >> and then black nativity. also an all star cast. >> they play a preacher and his wife and they sort of lost touch with their daughter who is played by jennifer hudson and they find each other again. it's based on a play from 1961. it's a modern day musical. it's the nativity story but told through r and b and hip hop and rap. >> mary j.blige in there too. >> yeah. >> that's awesome. >> november 29th, the nelson
mandela movie is coming out. >> yes. there's oscar buzz coming out here. he is amazing. he plays nelson mandela. it is based on nelson mandela's auto biography. he has reportedly seen it and approved. but there's a lot of buzz that he will get an oscar nomination for this. people are also very excited because u-2 wrote an original song for this movie. >> he's also in the dark world. he plays the gate keeper. >> okay. >> big season. >> big season heating up. thank you. coming up next, i'll fill you in on all the news you need before you leave your house this morning. >> plus, a look at what you were searching on google over the weekend. >> but first, these messages. what can we do on a $7 text the kids along the way. reserve a table for two. post photos of the shows. borrow a canoe. schedule a hike. send pics of the sights. email steve to play golf. video our most recent flight.
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information. it was sci-fi at the box office this weekend. enders game pulled in an estimated $28 million. bad grandpa fell to the number two spot with over 20 million and last vegas debuted in third place with $16.5 million. we've got some amazing video we wanted to show you. this is out of british columbia canada. take a look. riders on a ferry boat there were treated to a spectacular sight. isn't that incredible? a pod of dolphins. hundreds and hundreds of them swimming in the straight of georgia. populations are growing in the straight. they can travel in pods of over 1,000. that's what i call a very special ferry ride. let's send it back over to al. >> that is so cool. >> very cool. >> natalie, thank you so much. well, coming up, trend two ways. how to get the most out of fall's hottest looks for men and women. >> and we'll give you a simple seafood dinner and you can put it together for you and your ♪
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good morning to you. 9:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. san francisco police are investigating a crash that killed a person in a wheelchair overnight. it happened overnight in the city's hay's valley neighborhood. the victim, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the hospital. the driver stayed at the scene. it's unclear if he or she will face any charges. just three days ago the city turned on a camera system at that very intersection, which had the most injury collisions in san francisco two years ago. the parents of a 13-year-old shot by a sonoma county sheriffs deputy is holding a press conference this afternoon to talk about filing a civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the county, claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy
shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago, the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for an ak-47 and shot him seven times. deputy claims the boy started to point the replica at him, and he feared for his life. we're going to take a look at weather and traffic right after this break. [ male announcer ] step one, prepare for triumph. step two, baconated cheese for awesome. step three, get ready to wow. step four... mmmmm. ♪
[ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! good monday morning to you. nice and clear out there. no fog to report at this point, and temperatures are still running a little on the chilly side. we have a nice sunny finish to the day and temperatures will warm nicely as a result. 73 degrees in livermore. with the time change, our sunset is now at about 5:15 in the evening. getting into the next couple days, temperatures creep up a touch, then we'll drop off and increase the clouds thursday into sunday. let's get a look at your drive. here's mike. >> look at this. starting to break up for the traffic flow here at 101 northbound at 680. look how bad it is for the rest of the south bay. the maps tell the tale.
all the red on your northbound routes throughout the area. look at that. 101, 87, 85, the 17 all jammed up. 280 especially. we still have one lane blocked north 208 at 85. the crash has been in the lanes for well over an hour and has just jammed that up. south 880 is still slow after a second crash of the morning at fremont boulevard. very slow from dakota down past mission boulevard. and south out of hayward, same thing. back to you, laura. >> thank you very much. thank you for joining us as well. another local news update coming up in half an hour. have a great one.
welcome back to today on this monday morning, november 4th, 2013. i'm willie along with al and natalie. last month as you know, jamie dornan was cast add christian grey. highly anticipated film and there's someone at this table -- >> someone made an audition tape. >> who was secretly auditioning for the role. >> no, you didn't find this? >> ellen found it. >> oh, ellen. >> she exposed you. >> the investigative unit at ellen's program unearthed some secret audition tapes from this gentleman right here. >> boy, everybody wanted that part. there were so many people that auditioned for it. al roker, auditioned for the part. i can't tell you how but i obtained this audition tape.
it's 100% real. it is not edited at all. and you won't see it anywhere else. here's al roker's 50 shades audition. >> i would love to share a bedroom with anybody that i am currently working with. i like looking at people changing. i don't like normal every day stuff. i love to see fear in her eyes. i've got problems. >> i've got problems. >> we all know you've got problems. >> i don't know what's worst is that ellen unearthed it or when she mentioned i auditioned for it everybody laughed. >> yeah. >> alec trebec auditioned as well. >> but his tape is all in the form of a question. >> how about a look of the weather. >> all right. let's show you what we've got. i'm not going anywhere. all right. let's show you what we've got going on right now. don't move. you can see the storm system getting it's way out of the
rockies. it's bringing snow. it will spread snow into the lower plains and you can look and see anywhere from 3 to 9 inches of snow just west of denver in to central nebraska and about six or seven inches just west of minneapolis as well. we are look agent more snow through the great lakes. gorgeous day today in the pacific northwest. up and down the eastern seaboard. showers make their way from texas all the way up into lower minnesota. that will change over to snow behind it. more snow as another system good monday morning to you. temperatures are going to be nice later on this afternoon, but it will stay cool enough for a sweater or light jacket at least until lunchtime today. between about noon and 3:00 p.m., highs will climb into the mid-70s. inland, 73 degrees. upper 60s to low 70s around the bay today. 70 in san jose. 68 degrees on the way to san francisco. we'll climb in temperature tuesday into wednesday and then we'll drop those numbers
thursday into this upcoming weekend. hope you have a fantastic day. and that's your latest weather. >> if you find yourself on your smartphone or ipad over the weekend trying to get a jump on black friday deals, you're not alone. >> that's one of the hot e searches on google and daniel is back to fill us in. good morning. >> good to see you. >> these are things that spiked a little bit over the weekend. >> it's like the pulse of the internet. what are people thinking about and checking out online. >> let's talk first about scandal starker kerry washingt also debuting on snl. >> it's been reported she was pregnant and that may be the one thing people were checking out but it was the performance on snl. they got criticism that there weren't any black female cast members on the show. so they poked fun at that. they addressed it. here she's playing michelle obama and came out as oprah. it was an snl way to address the
issue. now people are wondering what's next because they talked about it and loren michaels is committed to it. >> she had to play michelle obama and oprah and then was called on to play oprah. let's watch it. >> sure. >> well, in that case i will leave and in a few minutes, oprah will be here. >> thank you mrs. obama. >> the producers of saturday night live would like to apologize to kerry washington for the number of black women she will be asked to play. we made these requests both because ms. washington is an actress of considerable range and talent ant always snl doesn't currently have a black woman in the cast. >> i'm here. >> and she's great. >> she was great. >> very funny. >> eminem as well. >> do you know who else was great? donna richards. right here on the "today" show. they do a great job as you can tell. >> let's take a look at the next one. the hunger games.
>> yeah, so the next installment of the hunger games movie catching fire is coming out november 22nd and people have been looking this up from the beginning. the trailers have been coming out and the movie starring jennifer lawrence. this is one of the films that could have a big opening. some of the estimates could be 140 to $150 million. i read all the books. it is a very compelling series. lots of buzz online. lots of interest. >> i can't wait for it. black friday, 2013. that's going to be a search already. people looking online and trying to find some deals but it's not so much black friday anymore. >> yeah, officially black friday is still a little ways away after thanksgiving but we turned the corner from halloween. people are thinking about getting these deals. places like amazon are offering black friday daily deals. it's like a catch all term to finding good deals to shopping online and we'll see that leading up through black friday and cyber monday of course. it's a mix of online and off
line. you can get these deals from your computer of course too. >> on your list, i was surprised to see river phoenix. why was he in the news? >> it turns out this was 20th anniversary of his demise. he died of a drug overdose 20 years ago. there's a new book coming out about him. and just a lot of people have a connection to him still. he was in such popular movies. he played the young indiana jones. >> hard to believe that was 20 years ago. >> yeah, hard to imagine and daylight saving time to wrap it all up. >> yeah if you haven't changed your clock, you should have done it by now. you're in trouble. but we saw people looking up what time is it to ensure they had the right time. people may not trust their devices even though most of them do it automatically. they wanted to make sure they had it right. >> it's daylight saving not savings. >> exactly. >> are you joining us for no
shave november. >> yes, i am. thank you for pointing that out. a little solidarity here. >> fantastic. >> good to see you. >> thank you. coming up next, think you can't pull off a puffy vest or leather leggin leggings? we'll show you how to look good ♪ music ♪ music it's so much more than coffee. brew the love. keurig.
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it's where shoe lovers score those killer deals. >> well, the weather is getting colder so the puffy jacket, leather leggings and plaid shirts should be in full force. >> yeah, we'll show you how to wear them two ways to get more bang for your buc with the help of if author of the cheap chica's guide to style. good to see you. >> good to see you guys as well. >> what will people learn in the book? >> new ways to score the best deals. when to splurge and when to save and how to remix the clothes you already have. it's a must read for anybody that wants to look good for less. >> you'll show us different trends women are wearing. we'll see the daytime and nighttime look. >> exactly. >> the first trend is the tweed shift dress. we have the day look and the night look. >> yes. >> this is a fabulous dress. i found it for under $40 at marshalls. so we actually styled it as a
skirt. we layered it with a great sweater and jacket from forever 21. both under $50 and great little ankle boots and for the night look all we did is bring out the cold in the dress by adding layers necklaces and she also has these gorgeous shoes. it's about elevating the dress. >> i love the metallics. >> $40 at marshalls. >> it's a steal. >> ladies, looking great. thank you so much. next, we have leather leggings. >> al's favorite. >> kanye's as well. >> yeah, this is fashion forward. >> we're taking these leather leggings, they can cost you up to $500 so go for a faux leather like here. we did the utility jacket, a great striped shirt and add in snakeskin booties which makes it very fashion forward. if you want to do it in a more sophisticated way, lisa is pulling it off that way.
we added a tweed vest and then stuck to a classic color palate of black and white. that's an easy way to pull off any trend. >> what's vegan leather? >> it's faux leather. >> is that what we used to call pleather? >> vegan leather. >> oh wow. >> i know, you have to love that. >> can anyone wear this? because i'm still one of those -- >> i'm not wearing it. >> you're going to look so good in these. >> i have yet to buy a pair of leather leggings. >> you can totally pull it off. just make sure you're covering with a longer shirt. >> a lot of women don't like it. i can't pull that off. >> no, where would i wear these? to work? >> you definitely cannot wear them to work. it's a weekend look. >> not for you. >> see, for me, it's like jeans and a t-shirt on the weekend. that's trying too hard.
but ladies, you look great. >> it looks good on you guys. >> they look great. >> let's bring allison out. so here's the puffer vest. and women don't like to wear these because they think puffy vests make them look puffy. two easy ways. find a vest that has diagonal quilting so it helps define the waist and bring it in and with a bottom and boot. but on lauren we belted the puffy vest which is a trick i do for a ton of outerwear. it helps to find the waste again. you can glam it up with this vest and a long skirt. >> let's get the guys in here quickly. >> come on out boys. how do you do this without looking like a lumber jack. >> look for plaid pieces. or dress it up a little still
laid back with the men's cart g cartigan, a boot and a jean. >> come on out ladies. >> i'm a lumber jack. >> she knows it. >> i know, i like it. >> coming up next, if you need an idea for dinner tonight, we've got one for you. >> easy ♪ i woke up to a new day ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ [ female announcer ] kraft added a touch of philadelphia cream cheese to our natural shredded cheese so you can bring a creamier melt to any morning. ♪
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sea grill downstairs at rockefeller plaza, a place we love and eat at all the time here with recipes to help us out. >> thank you very much for having me. >> let's start with the cauliflower and you use the whole thing? >> yes. we are going to easily break this down and in general, we just split them in half. >> do the different colors have different flavors? >> not really. they look beautiful. flavorful. they all are the same. wher going to actually take the cauliflower and save large stems for later for a little purpose that we're going to keep them raw and do the shaved salad aspect and we're going to take some of the smaller ones and then we're going to break them apart. so we're going to take the smaller pieces and basically take them apart because we have beautiful florets and we're going to use these to caramelize. >> an after that you take all of
these trimmings and we add it all together and we'll poach this in milk so it keeps the white color. once we actually put the cauliflower in until they're fork tender. when we bring up the milk, just make sure that the milk we skim off the top because cauliflower tends to give a little nice funk to it. we're going to try to take the funk off of it as soon as it comes to a boil. >> take the funk off. >> i love that. how long does that go in the milk? >> probably five minutes or so and once it's fork tender we use a knife and once it's cooked we take that and puree it in the blender and it's ready to go. >> and the scallops take almost no time, too. >> scallops are usually like less than a minute. everybody has that fear of like worrying about overcooking scallops but in this case it cooks really fast. nice hot pan. what we're going to do is some of the little pointers swer going to score them a little bit. >> it gives a nice good
presentation look and also speeds up the cooking a little bit as well without having the fact of overcooking it. so we are going to just briefly go ahead and score them up and then we're going to start off with a nice good hot pan, olive oil. >> people with get scallops about anywhere now can't they? >> pretty much. they're available all yearlong but what makes it is the season is starting up and a lot of varieties are coming up now and we're going to start them off. >> nice and dry? >> right. ideally you want it nice and dry until it caramelizes. >> oh my god. >> again, nice here. >> do you have a favorite kind of scallop? >> i do. my favorite starts off right now november 1st is actually the season. you can come and enjoy it at the restaurant as well. then we'll add butter. lots of butter. always a good thing.
take the garlic and mash that upright in there. and herbs and thyme. we'll easily get some color really fast. at this point, you want to just turn off the fire. >> wow, that smells good. >> we're just going to use that to baste and then that's it. the scallops are cooked within 45 seconds or so. then we're going to take these scallops right over here that are already cooked and put them on the side. we're going to change this up. and we're going to use the same pan to actually took the florets with. >> why don't we come back here? >> we use this and bring the scallops over. >> oh, yeah. >> it's the most important. and what we're going to do is this is the puree itself. right in the blender. we're going to use some of that itself. >> that's the cauliflower. >> so this is the sauce. >> and you also end up with these. >> with a beautiful dish. >> spectacular.
here we go. >> yes, sir. >> by the way, the recipes, you can find it today.com. easy, make them for dinner tonight. >> that's fantastic. chef, thank you so much. >> thank you for having me. >> we'll be back with more, but this is "today" on nbc. ♪ hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half. that's not half!
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where's kathie lee? >> they're over there in the orange room ladies. what do you have coming up? >> shopping. >> shopping for wine. >> bridget jones, right? >> helen fielding is going to be with them. also google chat hang out with us coming up at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. >> first we have to fill in for them at the table and then do their tease.
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face any charges. just three days ago, the city turned on a camera system at this very intersection, which had the most injury collisions in san francisco two years ago. this morning, the suspect is in custody in connection with a deadly shooting near downtown san jose. this shooting happened early yesterday morning on morrison avenue. police say the victim, a man in his 30s, was shot at least once. the suspect apparently knew the victim. the shooting marks the city's 39th homicide this year, that's five more than the city had at the same time last year. meteorologist christina loren joins us now with a look at your monday forecast. >> good monday morning to you. nice and clear out there. no fog to report at this point. temperatures are still running a little on the chilly side. we have a nice sunny finish to the day. temperatures will warm nicely as a result. 73 degrees in livermore. 68 degrees today in san francisco. don't forget with the time change our sunset is now at about 5:15 in the evening.
getting into the next couple days, temperatures creep up a touch and we'll drop off and increase your clouds thursday into sunday. let's get a look at your drive. here's mike. >> with that time change a lot of folks leaving a little early or on time. a lot of traffic hitting the roadways. now very calm. president b bay bridge toll plaza, not a big deal. mean while, the rest of the bay starting to recover. south 880 moving much more nicely through fremont. same thing for hayward. there's the peninsula where traffic finally flows better for 101. marla, back to you. >> mike, thanks so much. we'll be back with our next local news update at 10:26. hey lena, what ya looking for?
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody, thanks for joining us for a fun day monday, november 4th. hope you had a great weekend. hodi did. i follow instagram. >> look at you. >> by the way, rehoboth beach, delaware, over the weekend was spectacular. it was in the 70s. i went with my mom. me and my mom, blake got cut out of the picture. he's there. this is my mom, the coffee shop we go to. by the way, my mom and umi are two turbo chefs.
my mom made meatballs that were so succulent, i'm thinking about them. >> stop talking like that. >> and umi made something an indonesian meat patty wrappy thing, it was so good. >> delicious. and you took blake-y and boots wasn't there. >> boots? no, he wasn't there. he was busy. but anyway, we had fun. >> good. >> how was your weekend? >> it was a good weekend. it was quiet. >> yep. >> and i like it that way. i know there was something i did. i shot on -- on friday i worked. i shot every one of the anchors has been asked to do a piece on the most -- the person who has been most inspirational in your life. i'm not going to say who it was. we're going to save that for later. i shot that on friday. and then it just seemed to go too fast. you know, when you have a workday on the weekend. >> yes. >> by the way, we want to clear something up. >> we do? >> yes. >> oh, this was perfect and it
wasn't true. >> remember how we said there was a wine shortage and everyone was talking about it. it was on all the shows. apparently it's not true. there will not be a wine shortage. >> morgan stanley was wrong. they reported the 2012 harvest produced the deepest shortfall in over 40 years. certain people started to panic, like crazy. well, thanks to better than expected grape production in spain and italy, everything's good. >> everything is fine. there's a bumper crop out there in the u.s. >> and there's a major bumper crop going on in monterey, which i'll tell you about later. >> you've got a lot to toast about. >> later, later, later. >> first, we're going to talk about ms. renee zellweger. terrific actress. and we know -- is this the new picture? >> yeah. >> this is renee zellweger before. >> yep. >> and this is renee zellweger now. >> i don't think that's so much difference. >> no.
>> what? what are they alleging she's done? >> well, i don't know. let's see if we can investigate and see. >> i think she looks great. i mean -- any -- >> something's different. >> anything can make it look like that. i'd like to a little something. >> i don't know. i can't tell from that at all. and first of all, i'm one to talk, you know. like i'm going to -- first of all, she can do whatever she wants, it's her body. and i -- if i were a well known actress, i would be hesitant to do a lot of stuff. because then you can't play age appropriate anymore. >> yeah. >> look at meryl streep does nothing and judy dench, and they get to play great roles. >> and they always go back to on another note jennifer grey on dirty dancing. and she was very distinctive looking and then she had her nose done and she sort of
blended in with everybody. >> and didn't see much of her career after that. >> right. sometimes it can be detrimental. >> well, we have the very fine author of "the bridget jones diaries." we'll ask her. because obviously the new book will be made into a movie. >> sure. >> and if renee is going to play the title character at the age of, i think, 51? >> yeah. >> well, it's going to have to be her, but they have to figure out how to make it -- >> that's why they have make-up. >> if you were watching fallon the other day, you may have been shocked because harrison ford was on with him. and harrison ford has a pierced ear. well, he wanted to convince jimmy to pierce his ear on the air. take a look. >> because he's one of the coolest people in history, i want to be like him, i've asked harrison ford to pierce my ear. i've never had my ear pierced, i'm very scared about this. >> this is -- um -- a topical
anesthet anesthetic. there's supposed to be two of them, but -- >> why does he get that? wait. why aren't there two of them? is it happening? is it happening now? >> no, it's not happening. you'll know when it's happening. wait, wait, wait. relax, i'm marking the spot. >> ow! >> we've got to get a photo. get a photo of me and harrison ford. >> did he scream when it happened? oh, look. >> he did. >> they bonded. they bonded over their ears. >> oh, my god, how cute is that? if you were in the tv mode, you may have seen "snl," kerry
washington was the guest host. >> she's the busiest woman in the world these days. >> we love that song, "what does the fox say." ♪ what does the fox say >> anyway, she does -- there's a digital short where there's a takeoff on "what does the fox say" and an argument she got into with her boyfriend after he texted another girl. ♪ that y'all should know ♪ what does my girl say ♪ ♪ what does my girl say ♪ who dat who dat ♪ got you, got you now ♪ what does my girl say ♪ you done you done you done messed up now ♪ ♪ what my girl say >> that is good. come on. >> i heard when they went to the
after party, one of the clubs when she walked in with her new -- i guess it was her new husband, standing ovation. >> you're kidding. >> the cast and everybody. which is nice. >> and she is well along in her lovely little pregnancy. 4 months pregnant. >> she looks good. >> the first thursday of every month -- >> i know you wait for it. wait for it. wait for it. show a little respect. oh. i could listen to her forever. all right. it's time for our everyone has a story -- >> i was singing along like i like to do. >> okay. >> i'm ready. >> we're going to speak with pat leahy from washington, d.c., he was born with a rare genetic eye disease, left him with only 4% of his vision. doctors told him he would never lead a normal life. but pat defied the odds and became an incredibly
accomplished athlete. currently working on a documentary to help inspire kids to get into sports and it was his brother who wrote in a beautiful, beautiful letter about him. i think he's on skype with us. hey, pat. >> hi. >> how are you? >> hi, hoda. doing great. looking forward to it. >> well, you have an incredible story to tell, pat. and we're looking forward to you coming on up here to new york and sharing it with us. you going to bring your brother? >> i am. my brother and whoever else, my guide dog. i don't know if you can see him there. >> no, he's not on skype. what kind is he? >> he's a yellow labrador. >> we'll see him when you get here. congratulations. >> thank you. >> we're looking forward to seeing you, hon. >> thanks again. >> all right. favorite things. you want to start, hoda woman? >> we have a great, great woman who works here at nbc or helps us out. her name is theresa. her daughter came up with this popcorn.
it's called izzy pop popcorn. >> she's adorable. >> it's popcorn, $3.75 a bag, 10% of the proceeds go to the make a wish foundation. >> and it was her idea to have this. >> her idea. wonderful, congratulations to her. i love it when kids get involved like that. >> me too. >> they learn so early how easy it is to change the world a little bit. well, last week i flew down to charlotte i told you for that wonderful event for my friend. now the next morning i got on a plane to fly to california. and i had this book that a friend of mine robert shepherd had given me to read but i hadn't read it yet. well, i read this book and i was sobbing. it's called "the day the world came to town." and it's basically of what happened in gander, newfoundland on 9/11 when all the flights
that were destined into america had to be rerouted and hundreds of them had to go to gander. little tiny town that basically just refuels, at this point, private planes and stuff. and it's the story of how this little town came together to help everybody that was stranded and the different stories -- an amazing movie. but i'm sobbing my eyes out during it and this man sitting next to me goes, i'm sorry, are you okay? i'm fine. it's the kindness of these cities. my wife's birthday's coming up, she'd probably like that book. i said, i'll sign it to her. so wherever robin is, i wish her a happy birthday. that's why i don't have the book. >> i want to get it. real quick. we want to remind you to vote for the teacher of the year contest. midnight tonight is the last night to vote. we have three terrific, terrific teachers. so make your vote. >> i guess we are not going to
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what did he do? >> he was up to his old antics, photographed coming out of a very well-known brothel called centaurus but he was covered in a blanket. only problem was that his arm was sticking out. it has a very distinctive tattoo. >> his shoes are very distinctive, too. >> i.d.'d by the arm. >> prostitution is not illegal. >> prostitution is not illegal. brothels are. reportedly he was in there for three hours. >> playing chef. >> we don't know what he was doing in there, observing. there was a report that he had been asked to leave his hotel because they created such a crowd and such a consternation at the hotel that he had to leave. he was looking for a place where he could come and go and apparently was told this was a members only club. >> he wanted to be somewhere private. that's right. since the brothel may be illegal
but centaurus is on tourist lists. it's a well-known site. >> he is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. he certainly could have any girl he wants of that sort. why in the world would he pay $500 for sex? >> or go to a place like that? >> we don't know that that's what he did while he was there. >> this girl is saying, the one that he hired, apparently, a picture of the two girls that came back to the hotel with him from centaurus. >> seems it's risky. >> unbelievably risky behavior. isn't it? >> we forget he is 19 years old. he was very wealthy, very famous. >> his brain is not -- >> exactly. his brain is not mature. >> let's talk about khloe and lamar. what's happening with those two? >> things are not looking good. khloe went out without her wedding ring, wearing a different ring on the ring finger. >> okay. >> and then the the other thing she did is she instagramed a
saying from buddha and talked about letting go of love gracefully when it's not meant for you. >> oh, she did? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> she's deep, i think, khloe is. >> she's having a really, really hard time. she was very much in love with him and extraordinarily disappointed in him and wants to do the right thing but also wants to have a happy life. i think khloe will make the right decision whenever she make it is. >> do you think he is still in denial and that's really -- he says he loves her. she always has his back. but he has these demons. >> he has to get over his problems or else they can't have a life together. you just can't. >> cher made a controversial statement. >> darn that cher. that wacky girl. >> it goes with having one name, i think. has to be a little eccentric to say that. she was doing a chat with fans on facebook and one asked her if she had one minute to ask sonny a question or what would you say
to him, what would it be? and she said how hot is it where you are? she was make a joke. >> but it is known that she divorced him because he cheated on her all the time. there were problems in the marriage but she didn't know to the extent that he had been going around behind her back. >> i think she said it, knowing her personality, as something funny. >> she also loved him because he was the father of her child. so, you know, those kind of relationships are complicated. >> so complicated that she thinks he's still haunting her. >> thanks, ladies. >> thanks so much. one direction, now fifth harmony, hip new girl group. >> wild ride from a guy that drove from new york to l.a. in under five hours. talk to bridget jones author helen fielding after this. and then jason statham.
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bridget jones, mad about the boy hit shelves a month ago and it's been causing some -- >> we last heard from bridget 14 years ago, and now at 51, bridget has two children and get this has lost her beloved husband mark darcy. >> helen fielding is the book's author and you can get a chance to talk to with her a little bit later. but first, it's our turn. did you have any idea? first of all, welcome, that this was going to cause such an outpouring grief. >> she says grief, mourning, all kinds of things. it's quite an homage to the work you've done. >> it was quite a shock. i knew people wouldn't mind. i wasn't expecting to turn on the news and see the syria crisis and mark darcy is dead on the bbc. but i think it's a tribute, first to jane austen, and then
to me, and then to -- >> how is bridget at 51? i have trouble picturing her this old. >> no, it's very interesting you say that, though, because you have this image of a woman in her 50s. >> yeah. >> as sort of a tight gray perm and starting to knit and wearing a shawl. >> not anymore, but there was a day. >> i wondered, should i put her age or not? and i thought, you know what, i'm going to do it. because what i'm seeing around me is women are still looking great. they've got it all going on. >> they've got modern technology in there. she goes on. >> life goes on, love goes on. >> how is dating for bridget in this technical world? >> and also, does she have her same problems of self-worth and her weight and all that stuff too? >> well, i think like most of us, you imagine she was going to change when she got older and actually she hasn't really. but, again, like a lot of women,
she finds herself single and the whole landscape has changed. she didn't even have a mobile phone before. texting, there's online dating, the whole thing's completely different. >> viagra. none of that was there before. >> did you see the picture of renee zellweger? we showed a little split screen. >> i didn't, no. >> people are wondering if she -- >> a little bit of something happening there. >> no, i don't think so. i think it's just one of those pictures that you look at and you go -- >> she's famous. and you get photographed. >> will there be a film? >> well, i hope there's a film. it's a little early to be making a film, it would be great if they did. >> you'll be very busy because you'll be chatting with fans at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. so to sign up, go to klgandhoda.com.
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shot lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago, the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for an ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to point the replica at him and he feared for his life. the convicted felon charged with killing federal investigator sandra coke will be in court this morning. he pleaded not guilty to her murder this month. while he says he's innocent, he admits to being at the motel where investigators believe coke was killed back in august. his gps ankle monitor indicated he was at the motel for 38 minutes on the night coke disappeared. he has 17 prior felony convictions and faces life in prison if convicted of coke's murder. we'll look at the forecast and the roads after the break.
good monday morning to you. nice and clear out there. no fog to report at this point. temperatures are still running a little on the chilly side, but we have a nice sunny finish to the day. temperatures will warm nicely as a result. 73 degrees in livermore. 68 degrees today in san francisco. don't forget with the time change, our sunset is now at about 5:15 in the evening. getting into the next couple days, temperatures creep up a touch and we'll increase your clouds thursday into sunday. here's your drive with mike. >> 280 through san jose is
moving better. we'll look at the area past the bay bridge toll plaza where we have a backup at the plaza itself. we'll get you back to the "today" show. we're back on this fun day monday with one of hollywood's most sought off action stars. you probably know jason statham from his blockbuster series "the transporter," and now a new thriller called "home front" where he plays a former dea agent who retires to a small town for the sake of his daughter. >> yeah. hoping they're going to find a little nice and quiet and peaceful time. yes. great to have you here. i got involved in this movie from the get go. the underbelly of this town. >> yeah. it's about a family that suffers a tragedy. and basically the dad and the daughter that's left. they're going to try to have this pastoral beautiful sort of
country side as their backdrop for riding horses. they're trying to rebuild and catch up. but little do we know, this town is polluted with a sinister edge. and there's all these like -- >> james franco. >> franco. oh, you despise this guy. >> he's a nasty individual. in this movie. >> and the young girl that plays your daughter, she's phenomenal. >> how did they find her? >> she did one of the greatest auditions, everybody in tears, so good. you got to hire this girl. she's superb. >> plays the little girl who lost her mom pretty recently and starting to become a little woman herself. and that's a tough job for any -- some of the sweetest, you don't expect to see so tender. >> yeah. >> and you're different with her than you are the crystal meth people. when you play somebody else, jason, it's before they can blink you have done them in. >> start messing with the wrong
family, you can see. and the good thing is, my daughter gets bullied at school and little do we know she had a few hidden skills. >> she took down the bully pretty well. >> now, you do your own stunts. that's part of your deal? >> i have done for many years. >> do you get banged up? >> yeah, you do. but nothing sort of debilita debilitating. you do recover. >> i think it's funny how you got your start in acting. right? it was one of these sort of accidents. i found that so surprising. >> it was a certain accident. yeah. i used to sell perfume and jewelry on the street corner. >> of course you did. you do have a tender side. >> so it was -- yeah, almost like, you know, right place, right time, meeting somebody that was looking for a particular kind of -- >> guy richie. >> he was the chap basically casting people from the street. and i was around at that time. >> i found it interesting that the screen play for this movie was written by sylvester stallone who won an oscar for
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helping you shop smarter. >> going to give us practical advice in a minute, but you have general things to start off with. >> number one, keep your trip under 30 minutes to the supermarket. every minute you spend over 30 minutes is going to cost you an additional 50 cents in stuff you put in that cart. >> okay. number two, go at the end of the day. that's when perishables like meat, vegetables, they'll discount them for you. >> if you ask? >> if you ask or sometimes they do it themselves. and number three, the smaller the cart, the smaller the bill. if you go around with a really big cart -- >> 12 kids, you've got to buy in bulk. >> yes, you do, but for your weekly trip, try to keep it tight. >> and i say shop when you're full. >> that's a good one. >> anyway, let's start off with our first tip. >> lettuce, convenience really comes at a cost. when you're buying lettuce prebagged, prewashed, this stuff is $4 more per pound than
leaflleaf lettuce. you're going to save $15 a month by buying your lettuce. >> really? $15. >> carrots. >> the same rule of thumb with carrots. the average family has about 2 1/2 pounds of carrots a month. just by buying your carrots like this, you're going to save an additional $2 a month. >> a little labor involved, but this can all be used in soup. >> and you can wash the stuff, cut it up yourself. >> oh, that's great. >> even i know that, hoda. >> can you buy frozen or fresh? which is less expensive? >> frozen is such a great deal when it comes to green beans. the fact is, this is 20 cents more per ounce than frozen. and so with a package this size, you're saving $2.50 just on this maneuver alone. >> and they freeze them when they're at the peak -- >> exactly right. >> exactly. so these have exactly the same health benefits as fresh and you're not going to have as much
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afterwards? >> it's great. >> if you put it in the toaster even when it's frozen, it's delicious. >> just put it in the refrigerator overnight. it'll defrost. >> she's such a different alpha female, isn't she? >> popcorn. two choices here. your choices are microwave and the kernel. now, this microwave -- >> microwave. >> yeah, this popcorn is 30 cents more per serving. you have movie night with your family once a week. you're going to save $5 over the course -- all these bits add up. >> you're on a budget. >> coffee. you're looking at two choices. gourmet and generic. gourmet, delicious, we love it. generic, this is $12 less per pound than gourmet. you know what, instead of making the choice, just do mix and match and you're going to save $8.50 a month. >> i can't stop thinking about that guy that does the -- the ladies at the book club and he starts -- so funny.
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couple of laws to do it. >> he says he and two friends drove from new york city to los angeles in get this, 28 hours, 50 minutes. okay. shattering the 2006 record of 31 hours, 4 minutes. >> it's called the cannon ball run made famous by the 1981 movie. and ed is here with splaining to do with his wife. >> this is not something people should try at home. why on earth did you want to do this in the first place? >> why do you want to tell the whole world you did it? you broke the law, sir. >> well, i've always been a car guy. and to us, it's the holy grail of road trips. >> but you wanted to break that record, which involved -- what was the average speed, would you say, ed, that you were going? >> it was overall -- it was about 98 miles an hour. >> how do we know? who was tracking this? >> we had obviously gps data, toll receipts, gas receipts and a tracking device to let us
know. >> megan, you must have been freaking. >> when he came to you and said, honey, i have a little dream. what did -- what was your reaction? >> i have dreams like this a lot, so i trust him. i told him, i said just take care of yourself. don't hurt yourself or anybody else, break the record and get home safe. that was it. >> in reality, you could have hurt somebody. you know. >> well, obviously we drove very fast for a very long time. but we had three people fully dedicated to safety. i mean, you think about it, we spent 3,000 miles on roads of people texting and tieing their shows and painting their toenails. it was -- obviously we took every precaution that we could and years of preparation to make sure -- >> how did the police not get you. well, they almost did, didn't they? >> we had a few close calls. before we left here. you can't make a right on red and they don't like when you turn down the wrong way down a one-way street. >> did you get ticketed? >> we were able to talk them out of it. >> you put on that atlanta
southern drawl. >> i'm not from around here. >> no, we should point out you're both sunday school teachers. >> we are. >> how are you going to tell the children? >> well, you know, goal setting, long-term planning ideas like that. >> thank you for coming on. >> take care. >> glad everybody's safe. >> if you were my son, oh -- all right. they were brought together by simon cowell and the rest is history. fifth harmony will sing for us. but first this is "today" on nbc.
billboards top 200. the ladies of fifth harmony are here. and will you please introduce yourselves one at a time? >> oh, sorry. >> i'm camilla. >> lauren. >> ally. >> and we're fifth harmony. >> adorable. >> you're all from the united states, we should point out. >> made in america. >> good. >> did you guys know one another before simon put you together? >> no. >> really? >> didn't even know each other. >> but you're all contestants on x factor. and individually, he saw how amazing as a group you would be. you didn't have to audition, you were already auditioning by being on the x factor, right? >> yeah. >> were you shocked how quickly your songs are climbing up the charts? >> it was so surreal to look on the itunes chart on my phone and it be like fifth harmony and us. >> here they are.
fifth harmony! ♪ ♪ when we were together we were just strangers ♪ ♪ i was just playing around ♪ i didn't want to work it out ♪ ♪ i didn't want to work it out ♪ something was missing we were too different ♪ ♪ baby i'm looking back now ♪ i really should've worked it out yeah i really should've worked it out ♪ ♪ you're gone and i keep along i want you back cause ♪ ♪ i miss you i really do
boy i miss you ♪ ♪ we're better together boy i miss you that i really really do ♪ ♪ boy i miss you don't you understand we're better together ♪ ♪ we're better we're better we're better together ♪ ♪ we're better we're better you know we're better together ♪ ♪ if it's not too late tell me we can still you said y and i sleep alone ♪ ♪ i can't help it i want you back ♪ ♪ i -- >> boy i miss you ♪
♪ i really do boy i miss you ♪ ♪ don't you understand we're better together ♪ ♪ boy i miss you i really really do ♪ ♪ now i understand we're better together ♪ ♪ we're better we're better we're better ♪ ♪ better together ♪ now that you're gone i sleep alone ♪ i want you back you better you better you know we're better together we're better we're better we're better you know we're better together ♪ ♪ when i miss you said i really do want to miss you
good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we start things off with breaking news in the east bay. fire crews battling a fire in san leandro. you can see all that gray smoke there just billowing into the air. a structure right now is burning on altamont road alongside 580. as of now, at this point it's unclear exactly what type of structure this is that's on fire. so far, no word of any injuries. we'll, of course, continue following this story and that fire and bring you any new information as we get it into our news room. we have new information this morning about the suspect who opened fire at