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good morning. breaking overnight. a gunman walks into new jersey's largest mall and opens fire. hundreds of shoppers in lockdown for hours. this morning, the shooter is dead as police investigate his troubled past. voters head to the polls across the country. two big races may be the preview of the white house in 2016. and an nbc exclusive, the terrifying midair collision of two sky diving planes captured as it happens as cameras mounted on the divers' helmets. one plane ripping apart seconds after the miraculous escape. and they'll join us live today, tuesday, november 5th, 2013.
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> and good morning, everyone, welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. >> how about that video? >> that's amazing. >> it really is extraordinary. >> incredible. to think they all made it alive. >> you don't hear any swearing on the tape. >> which is shocking. >> one guy says when asked what happened, he said i literally got hit by a moving plane. >> i think that's why we do have a happy ending and survivors able to tell the tale this morning. >> we'll be talking to them later in the show. let us begin on a tuesday morning breaking news in new jersey. a late night shooting in a popular mall that led to a chaotic scene ron, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt. yes, it's been an absolutely
terrifying night out here. there were thousands of people in the mall behind me when a gunman opened fire. at 3:20 in the morning, police found the body of a gunman in a difficult part of the mall to reach. he had a self-inflicted gun shot wound in his head. >> new jersey's garden state mall is a suburban shopper's paradise, more than 300 stores, household names. 300 stores, household names. last night hundreds of police responded to the nightmarish 911 report of a gunman stalking the mall and opening fire. >> we heard shots and we thought there were fireworks at first and then we saw someone walking by who looked armored in something like a motorcycle helmet and vest. >> reporter: police identified the gunman at 20-year-old richard shoop, unemployed from a nearby town and said he carried a modified rifle that looked like an ak-47. a legal weapon he had stolen from his brother. police said the gunman had the opportunity to shoot at people
in the mall but didn't and that he fired at least six times. some witnesses said they came face to face with him. >> he just walked past and waved at me with his ak-47 and i was like, wow, god was with me because he could have shot me right there. >> reporter: inside, confusion and chaos as many fled and escaped while some store managers barricaded themselves and their customers inside. >> we went in and got into the bathroom and locked the door and we sat there for over three hours waiting because they said don't come out. don't make any noises. >> reporter: it's a huge mall. 2.5 million square feet of space. his body was found in an area behind a part of the mall under construction. >> he does have a drug history. he has used drugs but what possessed him to do tonight what he did, no one can really say. >> reporter: police believe the gunman, shoop, acted alone.
they have been going through every inch of the mall to make sure that it's safe. it will not open today or until further notice. everyone is breathing is a sigh of relief. because all of this could have been so much worse. >> it could have. ron, thank you so much. it's 4 minute after the hour. here is savannah. >> it's election day and two key battles are getting attention this morning. the governor's races in new jersey and virginia. good morning, chuck todd. >> good morning. >> these are races that have significance beyond these states' borders. let's start in new jersey. is chris christie trying to show he's got crossover appeal? >> he's absolutely doing this. they're barely hiding the fact that they hope a big re-election victory for him. no republican has gotten over 50% in the state of virginia since the 80s. he might get over 60. george w. bush in 1998 ran up a big reelection score in texas, did well among hispanics,
african-americans, and the message was, hey, look at me, i can win. i'm electable. that's the message he wants to send in new jersey. he definitely has a national message. >> so he may say i am electable in a general election but he has to get through the republican primary if he is somebody that can prevail in a primary where sometimes the further right the candidate is, that's who the voters like. >> that's the difficult part. he has been talking up things like -- he says i'm a conservative but i'm willing to work across the aisle. he has a general election message down. that's clear. i don't know how he gets through the primary. his supporters will say he's a pro-life governor. we'll see, iowa is a different place than new jersey. >> very quickly, do you think chris christie is the opponent that hilary clinton fears the most? >> democrats fear christie. and some of them are regretting the fact they did not spend this governor's race starting to take a piece out of him. there's been a lot of hand wringing going, what have we done?
we have allowed him to use his friendship with president obama to build himself up. and become this formidable national figure. >> let's talk about virginia. this potentially tells a story larger than within the commonwealth borders. you have a tea party republican candidate that may lose to a democrat in what traditionally had been a republican stronghold. >> there's a lot of anti-tea party republicans. we have chris christie appealing to moderates and look at how that's going in new jersey. you have a tea party that took over the virginia republican party and look at how that's going. virginia republicans could get all three statewide races. they could be swept this year. that's the first time that would have happened since the 80s. there will be a lot of i told you sos on where the split of the republican party is. virginia could be tea party losses and new jersey moderate republicans winning. >> we know you'll be watching if it's tuesday, it's chuck todd. thank you very much. natalie is following an alarming incident at an airport. what can you tell us? >> that's right. we have amazing video to show you.
passengers in montreal were forced to make an emergency exit after a fire broke out on the tarmac. the airplane had just landed at the airport monday afternoon when a luggage loader caught on fire. there were about 250 passengers on board. everyone got out. most using the emergency shoots. several people were treated for minor injuries. >> new details emerging about the suspect gunman accused of the rampage inside the third busiest airport at l.a.x. killing a tsa officer. miguel almaguer has the latest. >> the fbi spent monday at paul ciancia's apartment. after removing boxes of evidence, investigators interviewed the men who lived with the 23-year-old. according to this search warrant, the suspected gunman entered one of their rooms friday unannounced and asked to be driven to l.a.x. federal agents later seize his cell phone left inside this black hyundai.
the alleged gunman's demeanor never tipping off his roommate or police. >> would he have raised the suspicion of a police officer there? probably not. >> reporter: tsa officer hernandez seen here on the job last december was executed by the gunman say police. the first of three tsa officers shot. >> let me take one moment to express the sadness i feel for my heart over the loss of my friend. it has hit me that i will never see him again. >> reporter: in new jersey, paul ciancia's family issued their first public statement through an attorney. >> it's most important for us as a family to express our deep and sincere sympathy to the hernandez family. paul was our son and brother. we'll continue to love him and care for him. >> that was miguel almaguer reporting. a connecticut university was put into lockdown for three
hours monday over a misunderstandi ining over a halloween costume. police were called to central connecticut state university after a student reported seeing a person carrying what looked like a gun or a sword. he was wearing camouflage pants and body armor. police combed the campus for hours before finding the susp t suspect. his father who happens to be a professor at the school said his son had attended an out of town costume party over the weekend and didn't have a change of clothes so he wore his ninja costume back to campus. he was arrested on breach of peace charges. >> we're looking at why justin bieber stormed off stage in brazil. someone in the crowd threw a water bottle at him. he was halfway through his show when the water bottle hits him in the face knocking the microphone out of his hand. the crowd chanted his name for half an hour but he never came back after that. >> an update on the medical condition of the houston texan's coach. nfl.com is reporting that kubiak
suffered what is called a mini stroke, which is a temporary blockage and usually causes no permanent damage to the brain. kubiak is in the hospital and could be released later today. a double dose of bad news for packers fans monday night. not only did they lose to the chicago bears but their star quarterback aaron rogers was knocked out of the game with a shoulder injury. happened when rodgers was sacked in the first quarter. left the game and never came back. the packers have not said how serious the injury is. they do plan to run more tests today. and a kentucky basketball player getting attention for his amazing shot during a game monday night. unfortunately, though, he scored it for the opposing team. this happened during an exhibition game. after a blocked shot, you can see the wild cat freshman -- he tried to save the ball but he threw it right back in for two points for them. kentucky, though, still wins this game. so overall, a great job. >> isn't that a 3-pointer?
>> it should be. >> you're not helping the situation. >> he's outside the line there. way to go. does that count on his scoring average for the season? >> good thing it's an exhibition. >> thank you. you have rough surf on both coasts. >> that's right. and a big storm in between. let's show you what we've got. let's start off in san diego. we're talking sea anywhere from 10 to 15 feet. look at this surf. of course it brings the surfers out there. now let's head to daytona beach and we have surf out there. beautiful sunrise, #todaysunrise. we'll show you what's happening. let's look at this developing storm. this is our top story for the day. big storm system getting itself together in the rockies. you can see we've got snow already developing all the way from rapid city on into north platte. we have warm air so there's rain ahead of it. behind it we're looking at snow and descent amounts of snow. decent amounts of snow.
nothing horrible, but about 6 to 9 inches in central nebraska. 3 to 5 as you make your way into minneapolis. the warm side of this system we're looking at heavier rain right now from texas on into arkansas and parts of oklahoma. anywhere from 3 to 6 inches and it's been awfully chilly here in the northeast while the good news is we are going to start to see clearing coming up today in the new york area. we start off, temperatures warming up to 53, by thursday, 60, but we get some showers. we'll get your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. you get your coffee here. you get your hair cut here. you find that certain thing you were looking for here, but actually you get so much more. when you shop at these small local businesses, you support all the things that make your community great. the money you spend here, stays here. in this place you call your neighborhood. small business saturday is november 30th. get out and shop small.
7:13 on tuesday morning. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. we have a pretty nice day shaping up. it's cool but clear all the way from the coast through the inland valleys this morning. highs are going to end up a few that means 77 degrees in livermore, 73 in san jose, 70 degrees in san francisco. getting into the next couple days we have changes, warm cooler by thursday. hat's your latest weather. >> we just checked it out. >> i knew that rule would come in handy and it has. >> there's a troubling twist tied to alleged bullying in the national football league. disturbing voice mails from a member of the miami dolphins suspended indefinitely.
let's go to kerry sanders at dolphins training camp in south florida. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. when you think of bullying what first may come to mind is a great school playground where a big boy pushes around or beats up someone smaller but here at dolphins training camp we're talking about men. they're paid to take the field each week and crush the competition and now this morning there are signs this may go beyond bullying. miami guard richie incognito was voted in 2009 the dirtiest player in the nfl. >> on the field, players called me overly aggressive. >> reporter: an imagine he was trying to escape even making light of his public persona in this announcement urging miami fans to behave. >> be respectful and civilized and follow the code of conduct. >> reporter: but even as he remains suspended this morning
amid allegations he bullied his fellow teammate, new allegations surfaced that incognito called martin the "n" word. now multiple sources have heard a voice mail incognito allegedly left for martin in april. a hate filled message that included hey, what's up you half, you're still a rookie. i'll kill you. >> what i want everyone to understand is there's not going to be comments during the course of the investigation until we get all the information and come together on the information. >> reporter: 24-year-old martin left the dolphin's training camp last week after incognito and others allegedly repeatedly and systematically taunted him. adam beasley covers the dolphins for the miami harold. >> the league and out outsiders see it as abuse.
some see him more as a guy trying to toughen up a younger player. >> reporter: neither richie or anyone else responded for comment. >> thank you. a lot of soul searching probably going on in locker rooms right now. >> the whole team has to answer to some of these questions. if they knew what was going on. >> right. >> let's move on to the fast approaching holiday shopping season. for years, black friday, we talked about it all the time, was slowly creeping into thanksgiving. now even more retailers are jumping on the trend. here's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: attention k-mart shoppers. anyone that needs a break from thanksgiving can stop in anymoranymor time. the retailer is planning a shopping blitz from 6:00 a.m. thanksgiving morning until 10:00 p.m. on black friday. sears isn't far behind with it's own all nighter.
doors open at 8:00 p.m. and don't close until 10:00 p.m. friday. stores are opening earlier and staying open longer for one simple reason. they believe people will shop. >> we're a society that likes to spend. so no matter what, consumers will sacrifice to go in and get the best deal possible. it doesn't matter if that deal is coming in june or july or on national holidays such as thanksgiving. >> reporter: even macy's, the company that sponsored the thanksgiving day parade will open it's doors on the holiday for the first time in 155 years, waiting only a few hours after santa passes by the front doors. the pressure from the competition may have been too much. toys "r" us, target, walmart, all opened for business on thanksgiving last year. >> it's bad because it's a family holiday. it's like a business oriented capitalizing thing and it's supposed to be a holiday. >> reporter: for anyone that doesn't want to get in the car, almost every store has online deals that kick off on
thanksgiving as well. but retailers are facing a tough reality. the government shutdown slowed down the economy and took a serious toll on consumer confidence. just over half of shoppers will spend less than last year this christmas season. but there is a risk, the identity of one of the country's most cherished holidays maybe in jeopardy. >> when it comes to thanksgiving, i don't think it's going to be called thanksgiving. it's going to be called thanks for shopping. >> reporter: stephanie gosk in new york. >> people come down on either side of this issue. tamron hall is filling in for carson. what are people saying online? >> we posted a question on our facebook asking people do you think stores should be open on thanksgiving, simple question. the result, 80% of you said no. 20% of you said yes. some of comments people called it sad. feel bad for workers.
another person wrote us quit blaming corporate america. blame the consumer. stores would not be open if no customers and ladies, natalie and savannah, we know the attraction of walking out of the store after a great deal but the reality of the situation is what stephanie pointed out. this changed the game. 24/7, thanksgiving or not, you can go online and in your inbox, i promise you, day two before thanksgiving you'll be flooded with deals from everyone trying to get you to not go to the brick and mortar and go on this. >> i thought you meant m&ms -- >> perfect orange room hit al roker. a perfection man. i'll go shopping with you. we'll have fun on either day. >> straight ahead, exclusive imagines of the fiery collision between two sky diving planes and the story from the divers themselves. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. the time 7:26. i'móom jon kelley. yes, it is election day in the bay area. voters getting to decide on several measures including a gun control measure in sunnyvale. this would require gun owners to keep their firearms locked up when they are not in use and register to buy bullets among other things. the nra has threatened to sue if this measure passes. for a full list of the measures go to nbcbayarea.com and search elections. the search for a suspect who led police on a chase in the south bay has been called off. the chase started at fair oaks avenue and central expressway in sunnyvale and then ended when the car crashed off highway 101 in morgan hill.
one suspect right now in custody has been arrested. the other got away but police at this point have not stated what started the chase. let's get a tuesday forecast and say good morning to christina loren. >> good morning to you, jon. good morning to you at home. i wanted to start with this live completely clear picture. this is from san bruno facing east. a beautiful start to the day here. temperatures are going to be comfortab8 later on this afternoon. warmer than yesterday. 77 degrees on the way to livermore, 78 fairfield, 72 concord, 70 for fremont, oakland and san francisco. with changes around the corner now. tomorrow we'll see peak warmth and then throughout thursday into friday cooler, cloudy weather.q/ showers sunday into monday. let's check the drive, good morning to mike. >> we're getting the traffic. about the fourth crash we've had northbound 880 aroundi+w the coliseum the last couple hours. the slow lane is blocked. slow approaching the coliseum. slow out of san leandro into the
area at times so there's the build. a slow drive southbound with the distraction as well. the east shore bogs down out of pinole and into richmond. smoother through berkeley. heavier toward the bay bridge toll plaza. here south 880 slows, continues slow, b hayward. also through fremont as the traffic flows into the south bay. 85, and 280 over the last half hour. >> thank you. we'll have another update in one half hour.
♪ we're back now at 7:30 on a tuesday morning, it's the 5th day of november, 2013. incredible images. this is the view of the midair collision. two skydiving planes captured by the divers themselves. cameras so many people use these days when they are skiing and surfing and, yes, sky diving. these imagines tell a remarkable and frightening story. we're going to talk to the skydivers involved in a moment. i'm matt lauer with savannah guthrie, al roker and natalie morales. >> good morning. here's what's making headlines this morning. a gunman opened fire in new jersey's largest mall leading to a lockdown that lasted all night. police swept the building and eventually found the shooter
dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. no one else was injured. >> two of the big battles you should be watching, the governor's race in virginia and new jersey. and take a look at this. passengers forced to evacuate from a plane at montreal's airport when the baggage conveyer unloading the baggage suddenly caught fire. and this morning, we have more from michelle knight as she shares disturbing aspects of her decade in captivity. what she would say to ariel castro that may have saved her life. and new tips for all of you, just in time for the holidays. this company, ebay promising one hour delivery from the time you place your order. >> how are they going to do that? let's begin this half hour with the incredible story of survival we've been following after two planes collided midair. the skydivers are with us live but first the chilly video of the crash licensed exclusively by nbc news. >> reporter: some of the
skydivers take their position outside the trailing plane for their final jump of the day when disaster strikes. [ bleep ] [ bleep ] the two cessnas collide in midair. some of the jumpers slammed between the two planes. the wing of the lead plane bends around one of the jumpers and then breaks off. from a different camera you can see other jumpers getting sucked out into a free-fall. at 120 miles per hour, 12,000 feet in the air. one jumper literally turning his head to see a massive fireball engulf one of the planes. flaming debris flying through the air around them. another parachutest watching as the remaining piece of the plane breaks up. somehow, the pilot of that plane manages to escape and jump out. in these videos, licensed by nbc news, the divers race to deploy
their shoots not knowing if their friends have survived. the first jumper to land starts counting the number of parachutes he can see to count the crash's survivors. >> how many do we have? >> one, two. we're good. we got everybody. >> reporter: then they reunite on the ground. >> tell him to wait for me. hey, hey. >> reporter: racing to find the others. >> come on boys, you got it. >> reporter: and cheering as the second plane lands safely. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: all nine jumpers and two pilots safe on the ground. an ending that, just moments before, seemed totally impossible. every one of the nine sky divers managed to walk away alive. they are with us now. from one plane is trisha daniel and share a and amy and chad.
from the other plane, john and mike and barry and lanaia. nice to have you guys here. good morning. >> thank you. >> raise your hand if you're happy to be alive this morning. it's incredible. let me start with you patricia. you were about to get out of the following plane. the one that is above and slightly to the left. you were about to get out where two of the other sky divers are already perched on the platform and you're rolling with your helmet cam. what was it like? what did you think when you saw this plane getting close to you? >> i think it -- it was so slow at the time. it seemed like it's getting closer, closer, closer and then all of a sudden it kicked clicked, like this is too close. >> and the impact? >> yeah. the impact i think just threw me back. >> dan, you were on the perch, you had already gotten out of the plane and you said, you know what happened to me, i got hit by a moving plane. you actually got wedged between those two planes. >> yeah. yeah. it was unpleasant. >> what did it feel like? and how much time did you have
to react? >> i had no time to react. all i heard was trish scream horrifically and i had enough time to look over my shoulder and see white, which wasn't right, and then get pinned. >> let's not forget, there are spinning propellors here. you heard them close to you. >> the sound behind me. i'll never forget. all i could do is try and stay forward. >> that is you right there isn't it? >> yeah. >> that's you getting knocked off the plane trying to hang on thinking you might get cut in half by one of those propellors. sarah, you were on the search as well. from your vantage point what did you see? >> i thought it was a joke and not a funny one and not at all appropriate but it was surreal. there was no thought process that was going through any head other than, oh, my god, we're actually getting close and i thought they were going to peel away. >> you get knocked by the impact
further, andy. you're on that plane. did you see the fireball? >> yes. >> and you could hear the screaming of your fellow skydivers? >> yeah. >> what did the pilot say? >> he told us to go. >> get out? >> go. >> he screamed go really loud. >> you could see what is happening to the other plane. you saw the wings come off the other plane. you couldn't see as much because you were down below. you couldn't see the two planes getting close together. what did you hear? >> a loud bang and knocked off. >> who got knocked off the platform? >> all of us. >> you were already outside the plane? so all four of you were ready to jump? here comes the impact, you go flying. >> we didn't each -- even wait for the count. >> did you see the wings come off of your plane? >> yeah. >> as soon as i got knocked off, i was back to earth and i just saw the big burst of flames and the wing go.
>> you have a pilot on your plane. >> the wings have come off. there's a fire ball because of the gasoline in the wing tank. you had to be incredibly concerned for his safety. he's not with you, by the way. you had to be incredibly concerned for his safety. barry, did you try to actually chase that plane? >> yeah, i watched the plane blow up in flames and i knew the pilot was still in there. everybody else had parachutes on so they were kind of on their own. so i chased the plane and dan did too. he came down with me. we chased the airplane to see if the pilot got out. >> in a free-fall? >> yeah. >> under canopy. >> yeah. >> so you're free-falling trying to stay up to the plane. >> dan said he got up to 210 miles per hour. once i saw him bail out, i chased him to make sure he would open his parachute because he was a student. we actually did end up passing him where he is now self-supervised zone by himself.
>> when you look at these videos, guys, all of you, do you see things that you actually don't remember from the event? >> yeah. i remember seeing sarah get hit but i don't remember dan on the strut of the plane and it's ironi ironic, because that is the bulk of the footage from my camera. >> i see my hand get stuck but i don't see -- >> hand stuck between two planes? >> yeah. i mean, my shoulder hurts but i don't see -- i should have a broken pelvis watching that. >> you should have a broken pelvis. >> yeah, i mean. >> we started this segment by asking for you to raise your hands if you're lucky to be alive or happy to be alive. raise your hands now if you'll get back in a plane and skydive again. really? >> not as soon as everybody else. really in no hesitation about that? >> it's just a part of who we are. >> i'm more terrified of spiders. >> it's true. >> we don't have that quite alarming video of spiders as we do this. guys, thank you for being with us. i really appreciate it.
happy you're all okay. coming up in our next half hour, the pilot who was able to land his damaged plane safely will join us. he's in the green room right now. he'll share that part of the story for the first time. but first, a check of the weather from al. >> that's amazing. matt, thank you so much. let's show you what we've got going on right now. beautiful morning in the east. let's head down to washington d.c. #today sunrise. can you see the capitol. showers moving in. temperatures get warmer by thursday. up to 62 degrees. but right now, still chilly in here in new england. 21 in caribou. portland 26. albany 28. it's 42 in new york city. it gets a little milder with temperatures in the 50s but still below where we should be anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees below that. in fact, right now, what we are looking at, we expect to see cooler air and so behind this front we're looking at snow ahead of it. we have warmer, moisturer, air. east coast gorgeous weather thanks to all the high pressure dominating. another big storm system coming
in to the pacific northwest. here's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the >> 7:40 on the nose. good tuesday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. we have a really nice day shaping up. still pretty chilly in the 40s at san jose, clear, same blue sky over the golden gate bridge. this afternoon temperatures are degrees warmer than yesterday, that's 77 in livermore, 72 concord and 70 degrees out in san francisco. changes ahead. i'm still stunned by that. >> it's amazing. >> stunned by the fact that they would all just jump right back in a plane. >> spiders aren't that scary. that is scary. still ahead, one high school's decision to separate students at lunchtime based on their grade. >> cleveland kidnapping victim
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>> that's the opposite we had heard about her. she did have an intellectual disability. >> you'll go, wow, did we miss that one. >> reporter: knight was captured in 2002. >> did you fight him at the time? >> at the time, no. because i was shocked. >> you panicked? just froze? >> yeah. and the only thing i could do was cry begging him to let me go back. >> what did you say to him? >> i said, please don't do this to me. and he said he can't take me back. and then he threw money at me. >> what was the significance of him throwing money at you? >> he was obsessed with prostitutes and he thought i was a 13-year-old prostitute. when he found out my real age he got mad. >> reporter: she suffered unspeakable abuse but found ways to survive.
>> instinctively, she used some of the tools and tactics that sophisticated interrogators use. she talked about her son. she kept bringing things up saying you have a daughter. i know your daughter. i have a child. don't do this to me. you don't have to do this. >> i want my son to know me as a victor not a victim. and i wanted him to know that i survived loving him. his love got me through. >> reporter: a mother's love at got her through the darkest days. for today, kristen dahlgren, nbc news, los angeles. >> again you can see the first part of that interview on dr. phil's show today. check your local listings. and tomorrow on today michelle describes what's next for her. coming up, life advice for tony robbins. if you have a question for him, tweet it using the #orange room.
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7:56. good morning. i'm jon kelley. today is the grand opening for the $800 million graton resort and casino in sonoma county. the casino off highway 101 in rohnert park. the doors opening up at 10:00 this morning so very soon for the 350,000 square foot gambling palace. this boasts 3,000 slot machines, 144 gaming tables and 13 different restaurants. with 10,000 casino-bound vehicles each day in the area you might want to bet on daily traffic jams. >> we are prepared to override the traffic lights, prepared to open up the carpool lanes to full traffic. we have social media. we'll update our personal facebook here. >> the casino providing 2,000 full-time jobs and this one's expected to take in about $1 billion in the first couple
years of operation. >> we're going to get the check on the weather out there. tell us about your tuesday. >> a triple 7 jackpot. good morning to you. gorgeous day shaping up. this live picture, san jose, mostly clear conditions. look at the fall color. highs comfortable, the 70s all across the board. 78 fairfield. 77 napa, 70 degrees in san francisco. enjoy the warm-up while it lasts. -qpi tomorrow, then temperatures tumble. clouds thursday into friday. showers on the way on monday. let's check the drive and good morning to mike inouye. >> you showed them the sky, all of that traffic for 87 this is 101, the 280 interchange. the top of the screen, the that was northbound 280. reports of a crash involving a big rig that has cleared but look at the south bay, very slow. all of this red typical commute routes are dragging right now. back to you.
it's 8:00 on today. coming up -- for the first time, the pilot who managed to land his plane after that fiery mid-air collision is with us live. he'll share his remarkable side of the story. plus point and click and at your door in an hour? we'll check out a new service promising to deliver some of the items on your holiday wish list in 60 minutes. and a street musician was surprised be a due wet from a singer that made this song a hit in the 80s. >> it's me. >> oh my god. >> it's me. today, tuesday november 5th, 2013.
we are here to celebrate her 16th birthday. >> we're the wild women from the north wood. >> we're from san antonio. hi, grandma. and welcome back to today on a tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie along side matt lauer, al roker, and tamron hall. we have a lot of marathoners on our plaza. >> we do. a lot of people sporting medals. coming up, tony robbins will be here. he advised everyone from dal dali lama to presidents. we'll get to some of tony's very important advice coming up in a
little while. >> 140 characters or less. >> exactly. >> first let's get inside to natalie with a check of the top stories. good morning. >> good morning to you all once again. some terrifying moments for shoppers at a new jersey mall on monday night after a gunman opened fire just before closing time. ron allen is in paramus, new jersey with more. good morning. >> good morning. an incredible scene here last night. it's quite now but police are going through every inch of this mall. thousands of shoppers here. a gunman walked in at 9:20 just before closing and opened fire without any kind of warning. police identified the man as 20-year-old richard shoop from a nearby town here. unemployed. he does have a history of drug abuse but they're not sure what his motive was last night. he fired a long rifle about six times. witnesses say he was dressed in black wearing a motorcycle helmet and although he did have the opportunity to shoot at people, police said he fired into the air for the most part and no one else was injured.
he disappeared into the mall. police discovered his body about six hours later. he died from a self-inflicted wound. the good news is the situation could have been a lot worse. no one else was injured. a situation that escalated through the night. lasted for about six hours but no one else was injured. the man took his own life. his motive unknown. >> well, ron, thanks so much. a police s.w.a.t. team was called to a denver middle school after a janitor reported seeing what appeared to be two mens inside with rifles and a backpack. the suspects, in fact juveniles, surrendered. the backpack held what appeared to be a computer. >> governor's races in two states are being watched as possible gauges of the nation's political mood. the virginia race puts clinton friend mcauliffe against ken
cuccinelli and in new jersey chris christie is running. they're also electing in new york city, miami, boston, and seattle. richie incognito allegedly used a racial slur against the teammate he was bullying. multiple sources heard a voice mail that he left for jonathan martin where a racial slur was used. he left dolphins camp after incognito and others taunted him repeatedly and systematically. either incognito or his bit wilder than usual on monday in evergreen, colorado. a group of young elk wandered into a backyard that had an enclose trampoline. one jumped on board and needed help when it was time to leave. looks like they made it free and
clear. let's go back outside. >> let's head to al somewhere across the plaza. >> i thought she said there were elves on the trampoline. that would have been neat to see. what is your name young lady? >> dot. >> 83 years young. happy birthday. where are you from? >> royal heights, virginia. >> did you already vote -- let's see what we have going on. we are looking right now clear skies through the south. let's check out the beautiful city of houston, texas. they have rain today on into tomorrow and then a cool down, upper 60s. the rest of the country looking at more rip currents and winds and waves down through florida. we have mountain snows on into
minneapolis and minnesota. we are looking 8:06 now. happy tuesday to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. now, temperatures are going to be warmer this afternoon, but still going to be cool enough for a coat. at least until that 11:00 a.m., probably lunchtime. taking a live look right now. completely clear over san francisco. as we head throughout the day, what a treat in the city by the bay. 70 degrees headed your way. 73 in san jose today, and we do have some changes. we'll peak tomorrow about 79 degrees inland. falling to 73 by thursday. best chance for rain right now looks like sunday into monday. >> what does the fox, moose, bear and what say? thanks very much. coming up next on trending, a lioness that has developed a very special bond with her rescuer. and then the pilot who somehow kept his composure
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tennessee high school are speaking out about a controversial lunch program. students with poor grades at the high school are separated from their classmates and eat in a different location to get tutoring. critics are calling this a segregation but the school says it's a chance for struggling students to get extra help and they also say that the policy helped to boost graduation rates serving as a way to motivate some students that aren't doing so well so perform better. >> some students need the extra help. there's that time. but if they're taking away from the lunch period -- >> on the fence. >> if they're punishing the students it's not a good idea. if they're giving them a chance to get extra help, it's a good idea. >> and sounds like it's working. >> right. >> sometimes you have to think outside the box. >> trending from the new york daily news this morning, a heartwarming bond in the wild and the pictures are going viral. you'll see why. what would make a 110 pound
lioness do this? as a cub she was driven out of her pride. she was saved from death by two conservationists and years later they were reunited in the wild. i guess she recognizes them. she runs up and hugs the pair treating them like long lost family members and so they are. >> that's one of those sweet imagines they show and say this is the last imagine right before -- >> oh. >> ruin a nice moment. >> please. >> looks like a lot bigger than 110 pounds. >> locking eye with the camera. >> it's so cute. >> maybe it was a stage lioness. she was real. allegedly. >> this is trending on youtube. this is a chance encounter one musician will never forget. have you heard this song? ♪ run away, run away >> it's the 80s band.
cut hit among many. it was performed by a street musician in berlin and then he gets the surprise of his life when a man and his dog happen to walk up and start singing ♪ run away, run away turn away, run away ♪ >> turns out it is jimmy summerville himself. he shows it off giving the man a due wet to remember. at the end he's like really, is that you? that is amazing. what are the odds of him just happening to walk by. >> are you questioning the authenticity? >> if you watch the whole thing, i'm a little skeptical. maybe i'm a cynic. >> that seems real. i don't know why. >> i don't know. >> like this. >> who remembered that song? you say you don't. >> no. >> this morning our executive
producer called me and said do you remember that? and i was like run away, run away -- of course i remember. >> okay. well, trending on facebook, parental pranks in a hilarious sketch, jimmy kimmel gets parents to tell their kids the worst sentence in the english language, i ate all of your halloween candy. needless to say t kids didn't like the joke so much. >> i spent two hours walking around the whole neighborhood getting candy. >> oh. i'm sorry. >> it's okay. >> why? >> because i was hungry. >> i hate you. >> well, that's not very kind.
>> that got really mean. >> that would be my kids reaction. >> the good news is jimmy is springing for therapy. so family therapy. >> i love the little girl that went that's okay. >> the i hate you, that was my kid. >> that turned ugly. >> spectacular. >> and that is what's trending on this tuesday morning. we want to make a switch here now. we have more on the harrowing mid-air collision in wisconsin. in a moment, one of the pilots speaks out for the first time but first more of the dramatic video licensed exclusively by nbc news. the helmet cam footage from a group of sky divers shows the terrifying moment when two aircraft collide above wisconsin throwing parachuters into the air like action figures. one of the planes plummeted to the ground after losing both wings but the pilot was able to escape safely and deploy a
parachute. the other plane was damaged but able to fly. the pilot of that plane, maintained his calm. >> you got it. >> and landed the aircraft. >> now that pilot's name is blake. he's with us along with three of his passengers. amy oleson and patricia roy and dan chandler. good morning to you. how are you doing? >> good all things considered. >> a little shaken up? >> calm down. >> calm now? now had a very quick choice to make, blake. impact occurs and you have to decide whether that plane is flyable and landable. what did you go through in the air to try to make that determinati determination? >> i had to look at all of my control surfaces and make sure they were there and they were there so i knew i could fly it. >> did you have any reason to
believe something was wrong prior to the impact? was there anything strange about the flight? was there anything strange about the plane? >> no. no. everything was exactly as it should have been. >> and as you are checking your control surfaces as you just said trying to figure out whether you could land that aircraft, you're also in the process of trying to count parachutes. >> yes. >> looking at the horizon. looking around you. talk to me a little bit about that. >> well, for the first i guess roughly 45 to 50 seconds or however long they were in freefall i couldn't find anybody because you can't find people in free fall so once the parachute started opening up that's when i could finally try and pick people out. >> you're counting. you need nine skydivers and you're also looking for the shoot of the other pilot. >> right. >> did you see him come out of the plane? >> no. >> never did. but you saw the shoot finally? >> yes. >> you're a pilot as well, aren't you? what do you think he might have been going through.
he might be too modest to talk about what it might take to maintain calm and control of the airplane. what did you see? >> it's part of the initial flight training but for all of my pilots, the reason we do the training we do where i talk to him about the possibilities of these things happening and we go through these procedures, it's the first time we ever had to consider losing these and thank god for pilot shoots. >> you say thank god for pilot shoots. i did not know that the pilots are required to wear a parachute in a situation like this. that saved the other pilot's life. >> he did a fantastic job. >> you talk about hearing blake screaming get out, get out and it's still emotional for you. >> that's probably the worst. hearing him scream.
it's pretty rough. >> talk about the landing, all right? you're in this plane, it's damaged. talk to me about the damage on the plane? >> as far as i could see there, my propeller was bent but looking at it now afterwards, there's a lot more damage than i thought. >> so you don't have thrust really. you can't throttle up. >> no, it was all the way down. at least i have that though. >> and patricia, you were one of the people there watching the landing hoping that that plane was able to be landed. >> right. >> what were you thoughts as you watched blake coming in? >> originally i assumed blake was dead because we didn't hear the plane. normally it's pretty loud and i didn't hear it. >> because it was idle. >> or maybe just because -- >> right. but when you saw him coming at the runway you already gathered there? >> yeah. it was like he's alive.
>> yeah, you can hear someone saying come on blake. come on blake. and when the wheels touch -- can i tell you, that was a pretty good landing for somebody in a fully operational plane and considering the plane was banged up, how did you feel about it? >> it's kind of a joke now. that was actually one of my better landings. >> given the circumstances. i mentioned i asked all of these people whether they had any desire to go up and do that again. will you get back in a plane? is it that easy? >> i will, yeah. absolutely. >> what do you want people to take away from this, dan? people watching this, first of all, may not understand what you guys do for fun anyway. but then what do you want them to take away from what they see here and what the outcome was? >> don't be afraid to do this. it's ten times more dangerous to ride your motorcycle or drive a
car. it's very few skydivers injured or killed in a year. it's safe and we train for this. nobody should be afraid to get up there and do this. we're in a plane and prepared to get out. pilots have parachutes. it happens. >> the only difference is if you're in a car, you can have what would be a fender bender. fender benders in moving aircraft take on a whole different importance. >> and it's important to remember that there are incidents that have happened very recently where the jumpers weren't lucky enough to walk away and we are thankful that we did survive and we wish our skydiving community all the safety that we had. all the luck we had. >> you have quite a story to tell guys. thank you very much. good to have you back on solid ground, blake. pleasure talking to you. and you can see more of the dramatic video on our website today.com and we'll speak to the other pilot involved as part of an upcoming dateline special. let's go to savannah.
>> thank you. the holidays are right around the corner. a time when retailers try to one up each other with shipping promises and delivery deals. now one company is offering the items you need at your door in an instant. >> reporter: if you're an online shopper and you've got to have it now, a new service from ebay could be the answers to your prayers. ebay is promising delivery in an hour. one hour for just $5. with the clock ticking, he takes to the street and we tagged along. >> how much time do we have to get to bloomingdales? >> we have about an hour. we need to speed it up too. >> our valet had to find toiletries at a department store. and then back on his bike and into traffic to meet the customer. >> here we go. so you can sign here. >> i didn't have time to run and
buy toiletries and things like that. i'm at work so it was an easy fix. >> have you ever been hit? >> i have, actually. >> yeah, it's not fun. >> reporter: for a company best known as an auction site, this is different. ebay now is a direct challenge for other retail giants offering same day delivery like amazon and walmart. the company hopes it's a game changer for holiday shoppers. >> with the knowledge you can get something in an hour or in a day and know that you're going to get it, the shopping window now gets closer and closer to the actual holiday. >> this service is available in just a few cities right now but ebay will be rolling it out all over the country. next stop, dallas. as many as 25 cities by the end of next year. and bargain, $5 covers just about anything. >> what's the largest item that you have ever delivered in that backpack? >> i think i've taken shelving,
like a big shelf. >> a shelf? >> yeah, it's a wooden shelf. >> reporter: the ground war for speedy delivery as the battle for your holiday dollar heats up. for today, nbc news, new york. worked hard for that one. >> there are times when you get in a pinch and you need something in a hurry and would you pay $5 for that service. >> big screen tv. >> big game coming up. >> got to have it. >> coming up next, tony robbins advice for starting a new chapter in your life and raising happier kids. but first on a tuesday morning, we'll get a check
a very good morning to you. it's 8:26. police looking over surveillance video this morning trying to find out how a man riding an ac transit bus caught on; fire. the bus was driving near theedn intersection of macarthur boul#ardley avenue when the driver noticed a man was on fire in the back of the bus and to help. the victim has want been identified, but we do know he is being treated):ju a san franciso hospital. we still don't know how badly he was hurt. want to check the morning commute now with mike. any problems out there? >> just very slow all over the place. i will tell you about a bus fire real quickly, though. first we'll jurch to oakland. northbound 880 at high street. yet another crash has happened there. clearing of the lanes in
process. the southbound side held up. oak street, there you go, coming up at the coliseum. slow in the northbound direction. slow southbound coming down towards oak because ofw3 a stalling lane, and 580 bogged down. south 808 thzziq$ down hayward and fremont. northbound routes really jkdbo. let's show you the golden debate bridge because we have a traffic flow issue. southbound 101, slow just past the tunnel, and an earlier bus fire there. ss1u(áhp school bus with kids on board. a very small fire. the fire is out. the kids are okay, but it's a distraction on the shoulder. be careful. >> the kids are okay. another local news update for you in half hour. see you then.
♪ it's the 5th of november, 2013. out to spend a little bit more time with a nice crowd out here on rockefeller plaza. coming up we'll have more of our special look at adoption. >> yeah. the process can sometimes be long and costly. a bit of a roller coaster. many families experience it. we'll talk about the pit falls
but also the joys when that's the result. and we'll show you three style editors and what can they put together on a $100 budget. very impressive. >> our friend is taking over our kitchen. >> she has a new cookbook. new recipes. >> let's bring in tony robbins, congratulations on awakening the giant within. are you a listener or are you a talker? >> you need to be a listener, because everybody's needs are completely different. you have to act, otherwise, people just end up take -- end up not taking action. >> over the years is there one question that you consistently get over and over again? >> you know, people say what does it take to really break
through? i think the break through is that moment, so many have accumulat accumulated, we started off excited with big dreams, then we have the disappointments and frustrations. and sometimes people disappoint you. you disappoint yourself. it's human nature to protect yourself from getting help. so that same protection becomes a wall that imprisons you. i took my book and made an e book out of it. instead of 544 pages, i'm giving away a 100-page version to people and they can change their bodies, their emotions, their relationships. >> something happened on thanksgiving that had a profound effect. >> yes, it does. i hope people listening will consider what simple acts of kindness will do. we had no food at thanksgiving. we wouldn't have starved, but a man knocked on the door randomly. he father was offended but we took it to need it to survive. it changed my life. i swore i'd find a way to do something.
so at 17 i had two families, next year, now we feed 2 million people in my foundation and because of the food stamps, i know november 1, 47 million people had basically a meal a week taken out of their life. >> yeah. >> i'm going to donate -- i'm going to match what the whole foundation does and going to donate half a million meals here in new york alone and i'm not trying to impress you, but impress you that there's need. there's a local areas, and you can build some baskets of food and truly make a difference. >> very nice. always good to have you here. >> thank you. happy holidays. >> here's a check of the weather. >> show you what we've got going on. let's start off with today, and you will see we are looking at st. louis, mo. a little on the cloudy side. cooling down by thursday. rest of today, you have another storm system coming into the pacific northwest. up and down the east coast looking good.
on the chilly side. snow system making its way back into the dakotas. sunny and warm through southern california. nice and mild up and down the >> hey, thank you. the next couple of days the warming trend will continue. major changemiñ to tell you abo. redwood city. thursday into friday, our temperatures drop off. cloudy. an area ofku low pressure will come through. we have our best chance for rain as we head through sunday. temperatures are going to be cool, winter-like levels on monday. and you need that weather any time of the day or night go >> and you need that weather any time of the day or the night, go to the weather channel on cable, weather.com online. my chin is itchy. yeah, that's good. savannah? >> al, thank you so much.
now the our special series "choosing adoption." as we mark national adoption month. kate snow walks us through the challenges and the potential pit falls of the process. good morning to you. >> good morning. so my husband is adopted. a lot of people in my family have adopted children. it's a wonderful, glorious thing. but but idon'tionb can filled with emotional ups and downs and we asked one family outside of chicago to tell us their story and shed some light on the heartache and the joy. when theresa and rick meyer married they were so sure they'd become parents they started a college fund before even getting pregnant. >> we both came from big families so to say that we wanted a big family, we wondered if that was in the cards. >> but it didn't happen. they tried ivf with no success. and then about five years ago they made the decision to adopt. but it wasn't what they expected.
>> you might as well bring the cameras, bring them in the bedroom, bring them in the house. you know? you are giving out that information. >> paperwork, then home visits, finger prints, background checks. their lives became an open book. literally. they made this photo book for prospective birth parents. >> you're marketing yourself. >> this is a dear birth letter. >> they compare it to making a profile for a dating website. >> we would get a phone call and they would say that, okay, you're one of four -- they picked you. they picked three other families too. >> that's not an uncommon experience. more than two million families are actively seeking to adopt. adoption expert chuck johnson says many parents spend more time researching plumbers than the adoption agency they'll choose, which can lead to problems. >> we're all aware and more increasingly more aware of the
potential scams or of countries closing the international adoption or of parents changing their mind. >> a mother sent them ultrasound pictures of the baby they wanted, but a few weeks later the birth mother had changed her mind. her legal right. >> i was getting disappointed. i was sort of at the end of my rope. >> after five years and thousands of dollars they were done. now thinking about using their nonexistent child's fund for a big vacation. but then, one phone call changed everything. michael is almost 2 now. after waiting years, it took just three weeks and they had their baby. >> after all the paperwork and the delays and the wait, that moment when they handed you your son. >> everything we wanted, everything we worked for and just in he was.
>> it didn't matter whether we had our own child, whether we adopted a child, but to be able to raise a child as your own, i watch him do everything for the first time. it's -- that's it. i mean, that's -- that's what it's all about. >> yay. >> so important to remember that it can be a fulfilling ending to the story. the miieriers were dealing witha domestic adoption and that can cost up to $25,000. adopting out of foster care can be a lot less expensive, but often a lot of paperwork and bureaucracy. that can take a couple of years and for international adoption, wait times can range from a year and half up to six years. >> wow. >> we are talking up to 50,000 dollars for an international adoption. >> i remember the story you did a while ago it disturbed a lot of people. people who had adopted and then
didn't get the support they needed and had to go online and look for another home. a story you did with reuters. >> right, it was a partnership with reuters, in september. we got so much reaction there are congressional hearings that will be held about the issue. there are governments like china changing their rules and policies on adoption because of the reporting we did. but the bottom line is that everyone is saying, there's a new report out in the adoption institute saying parents need support. once you adopt a kid, that's the first step. but then there's a lifetime ahead of you and you need support. >> obviously people have to do their homework and what other tips would you give them? >> one, choose one agency. don't sort of try lots of different agencies and ways to go about adoption. choose one, and do your homework, make sure they're reputable. tell your friends. tell everyone you're trying to adopt because often it's word of mouth that leads you to the phone call. finally, keep your mind on the end goal. it's what they have with michael. that's the end goal, right?
and theresa said when you go through labor and you have a baby, it's horrible, right? but then afterwards you sort of forget about the labor part. >> right. >> you go through all this work, you have this wonderful child and all that work is -- it doesn't matter. >> reward is so great. kate, thank you so much. we want to remind everybody tomorrow on the series "choosing adoption," we have a personal story from dr. nancy schneiderman as her birth daughter journeys to meet her firth mother. coming up next, from a day at work to a night on the town, secrets to deconstructing your style dollar. but first this is "today" on nbc.
dana, isabelle are all editors at instyle magazine. they hit the stores for us. they all had $100. good morning to all of you. >> good morning. >> and we have models in shape wear. we're going to dress you. don't worry. but $100, can you really get some of trends that are in style right now for that little? >> yes, you can. so i went with the cam mo trend. this top is only $59. what's so amazing is designers are getting playful so now inside the traditional camo that you're used to its a much softer grey palate which makes it easier for women. >> i also feel like it's sophisticated. it doesn't seem trendy in the bad sense. >> it reads more like a graphic print. these jeans are super soft stretch. they're 1995. >> isn't it fun to do this on morning television? >> and they're perfect for the
weekend. super comfortable. forever 21 is one of the best stores for affordable accessories. you can load up and i found these which are one of my favorites and then two bracelets only $5. that's an incredible price and then we paired them with black flats but when it gets a little cooler you can just swap it out for your boots. >> or do a pop of color. >> you look great. thank you. move on. >> we've got a great sheeth dress. it's the mini length. this was the bulk of my budget. i spent $80 on it. but it's worth the investment. this is a dress you can wear year round. in the winter, certainly with tights and pumps and in the summer -- i'm going to help caitlin get dressed here -- and in the summer with metallic heels and then what's nice about it also is because it is a longer length, it is a longer length. >> thank you. >> we're good. >> it's appropriate enough for
work and this is a trend also we're seeing on a lot of celebrities right now from sandra bullock to victoria beckham. >> i like how you add a splash of color. >> you could wear this out at night. it's $20 from h&m and a great pop of color. you don't need a lot of accessory with a dress like this. it has such a great print. we have pretty shinies from clares. >> enough since you blew your budget on this gorgeous dress. it looks great. we move down the line. what look for you going for? >> so i love black and white for fall. i think it's classic and timeless and anyone can wear it. so i found this sweater from h&m. it's only $13 and it's cropped which is a huge trend for fall and i know some people think they can't pull it off. >> i was going to ask you, can anyone wear crop. >> anyone can as long as you wear it with a high waisted
skirt. it's high waisted so you won't see any skin but it hits right at the belly and i love this one because it's a-line so it hides your hips and it's a mini skirt and a lot of people are intimidated by minis but falls are the perfect time to wear them. >> tights are forgiving. >> they're much more forgiving than bear legs. and you can do a look so she has the black tight with the black booties but you can do a black pump or flat and make your legs look longer. >> what about this necklace? >> i wanted to jazz it up so i found this amazing necklace for $40 and it's big and chunky and makes a statement. i spent the majority of my money on this. it was $40 but it adds glamour to the look. >> you can put it with the t-shirt or a million things. >> you can put it with a dress or suit and give the wow effect. >> if you're going to wear a shirt this short shouldn't you wear flat shoes. >> she is pulling it off. >> if you can do it, do it.
>> if you can do it. thank you so much. $100. great. appreciate it very much. coming up next, giada de laurentiis on her most personal book yet and her favorite feel good soup. but first, this is "today" on nbc. when our little girl was born, we got a subaru. it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) motor trend's two thousand fourteen sport utility of the year.
we're back now at 8:49 doing cooking with giada in today's kitchen. this morning, she is putting her own skin on a recipe from a brand new book she has out called giada's feel good food my healthy recipes and secrets. good morning, nice to see you. >> hi. >> more than a cookbook. >> yes. i opened up a little bit more. it's a first for me. i have personal things in there about my beauty and exercise routine. >> because people come up to you on the street a lot and they ask
you the question how do you stay so slim. >> it's the first question out of people's mouths. >> because you work with food. >> so they don't understand how can i eat all of this food and then stay trim so i have given my secrets out in the new book. >> in one book. >> great. we're making it a little different than what i'm used to. >> i hear you're a fan. >> i love it. okay. talk about ingredients. there's a lot of them. >> there's a lot of ingredients in a one-pot meal and it's usually made with rice but it's also made with noodles. people don't know that. i revamped it and made it lighter took out the sausage and did chicken, clams and shrimp. you can put whatever seafood and meat you like. break it up and it's the spices that make it traditional. >> all right. you have done your cutting in advance. >> a little help here. a little olive oil.
not much. nutritional break downs in all the recipes this time and it's interesting how much olive oil and salt i had to take out of my food. >> you were adding some calories and fat? >> yes. i love it. i think olive oil is great but when the nutritionist goes through it she says too much. >> clam juice and tomatoes. >> these are canned tomatoes. >> yeah. so a lot of the stuff you can have in your pantry and this can take 30 minutes to make. so bay leaf and smoked paprika and saffron and then what we do is we cook the spaghetti that you break up and your kids with break that up and they let that cook for 8 to 9 minutes. >> all right. >> over here -- >> you have your brown chicken here. chicken goes in first? >> chicken goes in first. brown the chicken first and leave it out until the pasta is
cooked. >> okay. >> this is always tricky. clams and shrimp in and then you just put the lid on and let it cook for about five minutes. >> that's all it takes? >> yes. and this is what you've got. how good does that look? >> it looks good. so the only thing that's missing out of this is the crisp from the bottom of a traditional paella. >> it has the flavor, even a little bit more flavorful than a traditional paella. i like the pasta. >> it's good, right? >> and you serve that with a salad? ar ar arugula and croutons and a pear. >> i'll go back to the book. you say it's more personal. you also talk about family a little bit and you talk about the contents of your purse. what is that all about? >> you know what, a lot of
people have also asked me what do i carry in my purse. >> guys don't get it. >> no, but women do. they want to know what tricks do you do every day. a spray bottle to keep myself hydrated. i have a little coloring book for my daughter i have sharpies in case i have to sign anything. certain lip balm and tricks for the trade that keep a woman growing. >> although the recipes in here are healthier and leaner this is not a diet book. >> this is not a diet book. i don't believe in diets. so i have a month's worth of meals but it's not to lose weight. there's vegan, dairy-free and gluten free as well as meat. a little bit of everything. >> there you go. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
i spent that commercial break eating one piece of shrimp. >> it was like a pack of wolfes. >> it's the biggest piece of shrimp. >> you went right for it. >> it was so good. >> rave reviews. there we go. >> we have a lot going on in the 9:00. we were worried about how much is too much when it comes to our best complicated life. are we exposed our kids to too much. >> always a good question to
ask. >> all right. that and much more. >> thanks giada. >> we keep good morning to you. it is 8:56. i'm laura garcia canon. child care requirements in several states include california are not strict enough. the department of health and human services found california and 20 other states don't require yearly unannounced inspections of licensed child care providers. california only requires one every five years, and only 15 states require background
checks. california does require background checks for child care employees who interact with kids, so it does not include employees like janitors. in addition to california, the study sampled florida, illinois, ohio, and texas. california's inspection requirement is the least strict. another update in half hour. see you then.
>> 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. welcome to today on this tuesday morning, november 5th, 2013. i'm willie geist along with al roker and nataliemorales. >> that's coming in nice. >> do you think? >> not so patchy after all. >> this is november 5th. just imagine november 30th. >> you undersold yourself. >> i think let's not celebrate yet is what i would say. >> i'm smelling grizzly adams. >> willie from duck dynasty right here. >> no, it's going to be like grizzly adams over here. i worry about the balance. this skydiving video,
unbelievable. if you haven't seen it yet, this is a mid-air collision over the weekend in wisconsin. it was caught on the helmet cams. good news everybody is okay. somehow, some way. two planes carrying a group of nine skydivers crash in mid-air as they were getting ready to jump. one of the planes as you see in the video plummets to the ground on fire. >> watch the wing come up and traps those two. >> yeah, it clipped the wing off of the one plane. >> of all the incredible things that happened in this video, the most amazing is that the pilot of the plane, he pulled the emergency shoot and he gets out of the plane and lands safely. incredible. the other plane was damaged, still able to fly and with a damaged aircraft, that pilot maintained his calm and stuck the landing on the plane. it was funny listening to him talk to matt and he said it was actually one of my better landings.
>> yeah. what was really amazing, though is when matt asked who will get back into a plane and jump they all raised their hands. >> yeah, we've got that moment. let's check it out. >> raise your hands now if you'll get back in a plane and sky dive again. >> really? >> not as soon as everybody else. >> really? no hesitation about that? >> it's just part of who we are. >> i'm more terrified of spiders. >> what if a spider was in a plane. >> spiders on a plane. >> what's remarkable is that they all have tons of experience, either skydiving or flying planes. that's what came through here. the situation could have ended worse. >> for both of the pilots to keep their calm. the one guy to get out with the shoot but then the other guy to land a plane that is damaged. >> that video looks like something out of a movie. >> it does. >> you see that and the fire. >> yeah. >> it looks like something -- >> but that would be done with
cgi. this is real. >> this is real. >> it's all real. the other thing what's so amazing now with these go-pro cameras that we can see this stuff now. >> the one guy actually turns around and looks back and you get the view of all the flames and the debris that they're flying -- that they're basically plummeting to the earth, all of that is falling right around them. >> and the folks on the ground were counting shoots to make sure they had nine shoots. >> a lot of experienced people doing the right thing in a moment of crisis. >> thank goodness for that experience. >> unbelievable. there's an ugly story in the world of sports today. this is bigger than sports. this is about bullying. >> this goes beyond bullying. this is threatening. >> yes. let's explain it a little bit. miami dolphins guard, a guy named richie incognito is suspended amid allegations he bullied fellow teammate jonathan martin. he usualed racially charged language against martin.
multiple sources heard these voice mails left for him in april. one including a death threat. >> it said i'll kill you on that voi voicemail apparently. >> yeah and there's ugly racial language on there. >> "n" word. >> yes, among other things. martin left the training camp last week and the head coach said he would not comment. neither incognito nor his representatives responded to request for comments. he did tweet earlier in the week shame on you for attaching my name to false speculation. i won't be holding my breath for an apology. but since then the voicemails have come out. if they are incognito. >> it's a mountain of evidence. >> i'd be shocked if he played in the nfl again. >> yeah and also seems like in some way or form, the team as a whole, i think, there are a lot of questions that need to be answered if there was more going on because there had been allegations and reports of
hazing to the point of, you know, players forcing the rookies to pay for lavish dinners. >> a lot of money. >> like $30,000 dinners when these are guys making about $400,000 a year. and if that's the case, that's one form of hazing but then it crossing the line into bullying and even more, threatening. >> yes. it's worse. >> it goes to show you that bullying comes in all shapes and sizes. doesn't matter if you're a 300 pound man playing in the nfl. in all forms. >> and the culture that permeates professional sports. i'm not trying to indict anybody but are the miami dolphins isolated in this activity? >> that's the right point. martin was a rookie when this started. rookies are hazed as a manner of tradition. there's a behind the scenes show on hbo where they tape the rookies to the goal posts and make them carey the bags. these the pranks but it goes beyond that. >> we did that to you. >> it went on for months.
>> the hazing starts now. we shouldn't even joke about it. >> we take willie to my weather map. >> still, almost a year in. but you do wonder where's the leadership whether it's the coaching staff or the captains of the team to say guys enough is enough. you want to tape him to the goal post and everybody is around and we're laughing about it, but maybe. >> but the incident in the cafeteria which is when martin got up and left and said i can't take it anymore and it took an emotional break, psychological break but it sounds like all the players, the allegations are left him sitting by himself. it sounds like high school over again. >> yeah. >> it's pathetic and really i think outrageous. >> these are a couple of quotes to sports illustrated from people that work in the nfl in front offices. one of them said i think jonathan martin is a weak person. richie incognito did offend him racially. if he did, that's something you have to handle as a man.
another quote, instead of being a man and confronted him he acted like a coward and told like a kid. so there's the culture you're talking about. >> that's great. >> all right. >> so another story making news, have you seen this thing? the electronic tool? it's a kick starter program? >> yes. they're trying to raise money for this. they need about $20,000. talk about distracting driving. how would you like to see that in the car in front of you. >> so it's a gadget that allows drivers to communicate with each other. the car behind you with a remote controlled led display that attaches inside your rear window. so the right panel you're seeing there -- >> that said hey sexy. >> oh. >> so the flirtation here. >> so you can message a driver behind you and say you're getting too close or whatever. >> and then the person behind you have to figure out what that is. >> and then he rear ends you. >> do they use the universal sign for -- >> i don't think it flips you
off. no. >> i could use that. >> back in the 70s there was -- we used to give them out as gag gifts but they were a handheld sign or flip board that had different sayings on them. but they were analog. this is before we knew about distracted driving. anyway, hold it up. >> that's all you need. here's your number and you're trying to get a date with the person behind you. >> can you imagine hitting on a man or woman in the back window of your car. >> isn't that how you met kristina. >> yeah, we told that story at our rehearsal dinner. >> it was middle school. >> yeah, my bicycle. >> she rear ended you. >> al. >> you were driving. >> we are a wonderful loving family. >> come on over. i'll take you over to the weather map. anyway, let's see what we've got going on right now. we're basically looking at a descent day today. although, our top story is this
storm system getting itself together in the plains. one side of it you've got rain. on the other side of it, colder side, you've got snow. as you can see, we're already seeing snow making its way into nebraska. heavier showers and thunderstorms ahead of this system. so snowfall amounts basically about 6 to 9 inches in central nebraska. 3 to 5 inches as you get just south of minneapolis and then on the southern, the warmer side of this system, look for heavier rain north of dallas on into arkansas. parts of missouri, oklahoma and the hey, thanks. happy tuesday to you. temperatures are going to be warmer today. lots of sunshine. all the way from the coast through your inland valleys. 77 degrees in livermore. 72 for concorde. 73 in san jose, and you'll still hit about 70 degrees in san francisco. by tomorrow warming even more so, and then we take those numbers down thursday into friday. saturday and sunday more changes headed our way. another storm system comes through.
this one is actually going to bring our temperatures way down and we are expecting showers on monday. i've never seen a selfie with a lenses that big. >> it's a nostril selfie. >> just nose hair. >> lovely. >> tom hogan. he's got chapped lips. >> looking good. all right. thanks. coming up next, a little something to go with your breakfast. we'll reveal some of the dirtiest places in your house. grunting as he lifts bryce in the air. fooooooooh... arhhh... what i tell you... oohhhhh... lil man, you look good. two more... (laughing) that's a good one. (laughing) there you go, see. step back, ohh... kill em.
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house in very unexpected places. she's health director at family circle magazine and is here to put us to the test. good morning. >> good morning. >> how worried should we be in general about our home? >> we don't want to freak anybody out but there's always a little something extra we can do to make sure that our homes are spotless and that we keep our families and loved ones healthy. >> let's get started. >> let's begin. >> first question is true or false, cross contamination with salmonella, e.coli can occur when preparing fruits and vegetables. >> true. definitely. >> you're correct. what's going on in your grocery store, that misting system that can spread dirt and bacteria on to the produce unfortunately. and then when you bring your vegetables home and you're cutting you can actually cross contaminate if you don't clean your cutting board. >> surfaces, the knife. your hands even in between
slicing the vegetables. keep in mind the cleanliness. >> quote of the say so far, melons are the worst offenders. >> i knew you would pick up on that. good for you willie. >> the best time to run your dishwasher is overnight so you wake up to clean dishes? first thing in the morning so you come home to clean dishes or when you have time to empty it as soon as it's finished. >> number three. >> it's absolutely number three and the problem is there mold actually can form. if you leave the dishwasher closed and it creates that environment where it's heat and water and dark and damp. as soon as it's done you hear the beep, take them out. >> how about the fridge. >> so which of these is one of the germiest items in your kitchen. is it the refrigerator water dispenser, a storage tray or a pizza cutter? >> i'm going with the water dispenser.
>> i'm going with the flatware storage situation. >> it's the ice and water dispenser. a lot of us don't think about cleaning it but a study found there's mold in there and yeast in there so be good about cleaning that. you want to clean the spout. get in there with a q-tip and dry cloth. >> you can put a little solution in there also but you can just clean it -- just do it on a regular basis like once a week. but i wonder how many people have ever done this. >> never. >> never ever. but definitely clean that spout once a week. when it comes to the ice tray, once a month. get in there with soap and water. dry it completely before you put it back in there and then you actually once a year or twice a year, think daylight saving time, run distilled white vinegar through the tube that goes from your sink in. >> i think have to do that when i get home today. >> it's worth it.
>> what's next? >> what is the best tool for cleaning ceiling fan blades. is it a fan blade tool that clips over the blade? is it a damp paper towel or cleaning rags or is it a pillow case? >> i'm saying a damp paper towel. >> no. no. >> it's the pillow case. >> it's the pillow case. >> absolutely. >> how do you do it? what do you do with a pillow case? >> it sounded unconventional so i thought you were going to introduce us to something new and i was right. >> you're right. >> you have no idea why. >> i will show you. what you're going to do is you actually pull the pillow case over the blade and then you draw it across so that the dust is going inside the blade and then you take that outside and empty it out and then put this in your washing someone. >> you are just spreading it around it's dust mites and alaba horrible for people with
allergies. >> laundry has something to do with our next question. >> we're actually talking about second and third-hand smoke. it's actually bad for you. the question is how does it get into your home. can it get in via the bathroom and kitchen vents, b your clothing or c your beloved pet or d all of the above? >> all of the above. it's really tough to get away from this stuff. >> you guys are doing great. i'm very proud of. so it's really tough to get this stuff out of your house but you do what you can. you have to seal up cracks in your apartment and do weather proofing so that the guy down the hall, his smoke isn't coming into your house and the way you baby proof the outlet plugs, do that also because that's another crack smoke can come in through. >> now our tie breaker. >> we both have to choose a different answer. >> all right. there's a musty smell in your laundry room but there's no dirty clothes. what is the likely source. is it a the washing machine or
b, the dryer lint trap. >> it's this thing. >> can you explain that a little more. >> i know because mine does it. the water stays in there. the solution doesn't go down all the way and it gets mildew. >> it can in there and as well in the actual front of the machine. it's particularly a problem, mold and staff are particularly a problem with front loading machines and what you want to do is make sure you're doing that self-clean cycle once a month and if it doesn't have a self-clean cycle then run it through with bleach without clothes in it and leave the door open. >> so would you say i won? >> i would say that you did fantastic. >> overall performance. >> both of you. >> we tied willie. can you accept it? thank you very much. sorry for this childish behavior. >> i know. >> coming up next, all the news you need before you head out the door this morning. >> and we'll tell you who's hiring for the holidays.
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for customers that want to take an item with them that very day. you have to be 18 years old and make $1,000 a month. the minimum lease is $150 which can be one item or a bunch bundled together. customers can buyout the lease after five months. lease-to-own will be available starting nationwide november 22nd. >> women that follow a mediterranean style diet are considered healthy agers meaning they're likely to reach 70 years old without any chronic diseases, memory problems or disabilities. that's according to a new harang gets voir di-- harvard universi study. the olympic torch will go into space on thursday. it will lift off with a crew of three. it will carey the torch to the international space station. two will take the torch for a space walk saturday before it returns to earth next monday. let's hope it stays lit this time. >> hope the guy with the lighter
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they'll sue the city saying it violates the second amendment. also in sunnyvale, measure g seeking a bond to update and maintain schools and pay for technology, and in campbell, measure e would renew an $85 partial tax for eight years to help fund the school district's seven campuses. stay with nbc bay area both on air and on-line. we'll have the very latest election results at nbc bay area.com. just search election. right now want to take a quick break, but we're going to have a look at weather and traffic after this.
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friday. first storm system comes through. that's going to bring us more clouds, cooler weather, better chance for rain sunday into monday. let's say good morning to mike. >> good morning and to another slowdown for oakland. high street, yet another crash. over on the shoulder they got it cleared. it's a distraction. the southbound side seeing a burst of traffic because of all the folks pinned up at oak. that is a better flow now off of that bay bridge. issue at west 24 at highway 13 and broadway. we have a crash. overturned big rig, and a number of cars on the shoulder. laura, back to you. >> take it easy out there. another local news update coming up in half hour. have a great day. we all have our little tricks. mom swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game.
[ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. welcome back to today on this tuesday morning. it is november 5th, 2013. i'm willie geist along with natalie. friendly reminder, today is election day. go out there and vote where ever you live. there's a new app out there called -- it stops what we call box set cheating among couples. >> what's that? >> you're supposed to watch shows together. you plan to watch shows together and your spouse watches without you. >> right. >> and now you're behind. >> do you watch shows with kristina together? >> we watch homeland together but now it's wednesday and the show is on sunday so i'll just watch it. but we talk about the cheating before the cheating happens. i'm going to go and cheat and she is okay with it. >> okay. >> but the app is called romio.
it's picks up and have playful custom threats. for example, one of them is -- let's say you put on the voice. and a message will come up if you watch the voice without me i won't turn my chair around ever. that would be coming from joe, your husband. or if you watch mad men without me i'll drink all your scotch. that pops up. >> that's smart. >> what are your shows? >> homeland. all schedules are so all over the place. when my husband is coaching them playing soccer and i sit there and watch all of my shows. >> right. you have to. it's hard to find an hour together where you want to sit and not speak to each other and watch tv. >> he's fine with that. there's a good app. there's a lot of couples that can relate.
nothing wrong with cheat watching as long as you tell your spouse. >> or if you get caught in the act that pops up on the screen. let's get a check of the weather. al has that for us. >> let's show you what we've got going on today. what a perfect day. things pretty good. we're going to see a cooler flow of air around that high pressure system but we also see warmer air coming up through the texas area ahead of this system where we're looking at more showers and thunderstorms. behind it, though, colder air. expect snow. another storm comes into the pacific northwest. tomorrow that mess moves into the great lakes down into the gulf coast. sunny but a warmer flow of air as that high pressure moves off the coast. we're going to see warmer air coming up into the southeastern seaboard. so much nicer day. we do look for snow showers in the plains. hey, huh. warmer weather today. as we head throughout the next couple of days that warming trend will continue, and then we
have major changes to tell you about. 7 degrees ins:é napa. 70. 71 degrees on the way to redwood city. let's traumatic change. thursday into friday our temperatures drop off. we get cloudier. an area of low pressure comes through. we've got our best chance for rain as we head through sunday into monday, and temperatures are going to be very cool. winter-like levels on monday. and that's your latest weather. natalie, willie. >> all right, al. thanks a lot. the holiday shopping season is gearing up. christmas music. it's time and with all the seasonal hiring there could be a job in it for you. >> that's right. companies are hiring tens of thousands of employees to handle the holiday rush and nicole williams has advice to help you get your foot in the door and hopefully keep it in the door. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> so we're seeing -- we're hearing the music already. we're seeing it but now we're also seeing the ads for hiring. >> absolutely. >> which is a good sign. >> you want to start early.
the fact of the matter is sometimes people are like, okay. it's december 15th. let me get started when in reality you should be starting now because there's an abundance of jobs available. we're talking 70,000 new jobs between amazon and target. 50% of bloomingdale's, macy's, their stock sin creasing. there's a lot of opportunities. this time only comes one a year. do it. >> as you mentioned, retail, no surprise there, really leading the way. >> absolutely. yeah, no there's 3,000 new jobs and they're not asking for retail experience. they're looking for a great personality. get down there. >> retail leading the way but what about food and restaurant industries as well? >> yeah. anything where people are using the service over the course of the holiday season. people are going out dining with families, friends, work parties, or any of those kinds of industries you want to hit. >> service industries. >> service industries. >> how long do these jobs last
typically? how long can i expect to be working? >> well, this is the thing. i think and you mentioned it in the opening, think about this opportunity in terms of what's the long-term potential. think about it. do your research. understand who this company is and make a choice. you know, decide where you might want to land. companies like toys "r" us, literally 15% of their staff last year ended up staying on through the new year. so there is long-term opportunity. think of it as an audition. you get to go in. you make a great impression and ideally they won't want to let you go. >> we'll talk about also shipping in warehouses. they need to handle all of the demands. >> 55,000 new jobs. yeah, ups is hiring. so no, absolutely. those are the kind of jobs. anything from wepackaging to frt of door delivery.
>> one interesting thing you pointed out. create your own freelance job. what does that mean? >> it's like how busy are you in terms of addressing holiday cards, baking for your kids holiday special party, you know, it's like so go around your community, put a little ad out and say i'm willing to baby sit and wrap gifts and these jobs frankly end up being more than what your minimum wage job would be. think about what might be available out and around in your community. >> so now that we know where the jobs are, let's talk about how you can maybe hopefully keep those jobs. so first off, do you accept any position that comes your way? or how picky can you get? >> i think you can be relatively picky when you're looking at this job influx. there's a lot of opportunity here. you go on linkedin. you follow the company and see who you might be connected with so you can ask is this a good company to work for. i want y to think about this as a long-term opportunity. you don't want to waste this by taking anything.
i think you can be strategic and smart about your choice. >> i love what you said about the way you can apply for your job. a lot of people go online and you say go in person to apply for the job. >> go in person. so many of the jobs were front facing, consumer personal jobs. you want to put your personality out there. one of my great tricks is to go dine at that restaurant. go shop in that store and not busy hours so that you have an opportunity to hand your resume off to a manager of the store. just something like that so you can make a great impression. >> are these jobs available now. >> yes, now. >> ready to go. >> go now. >> nicole williams. good stuff. >> my pleasure. >> coming up next, hope to it. we'll introduce you to a special group of che
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group of special needs cheerleaders that perform at football game with other cheer leading squads. the contenders were founded by debbie. >> there were kid with special needs in the school district. and i couldn't not do it. >> reporter: three years later the squad doubled in size welcoming girls of all abilities. >> the girls have special needs that are down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy. >> one look at their smiling faces and it's clear they love being a part of this team. >> i like to dance. >> i like huskies and dance. >> they changed my life. >> and coach debbie agrees. >> i love it. i love it. i feel that it gives me so much more than i give them. when they're with me, they have no problems and when i'm with them, i have no problems. >> for the parents of these girls --
>> it's gratifying as a parent to see this and to have not just my daughter but all the girls participate. >> most people look at our children and they see what they cannot do but when they work and work very hard as a team and they get up and perform, you get to see what they're able to do and it is fabulous. >> reporter: cheerleaders inspiring long after the game is over. >> and coach debbie hopes her team will encourage more schools to form special need squads across the country. what a great program that they started there. >> good for debbie and good for that school. we hear all of these stories about bullying and people being mean. good story. >> great example. >> coming up, how you and your kids can unplug from your digital life. our friend is here to help after this. ♪
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decision to leave her job at facebook in her new book and also released a picture book all about getting kids to unplug to discover the fun they can have outside the digital world. yes, there is a world outside of the tablet. >> shocking to hear. >> great to see you. >> i hear the graphics are great out there. >> yes, it's incredible. >> so life like. incredible. >> jumps out at you sometimes. >> the first thing i'm thinking as i read about you is you are one of the founding mother of facebook. >> yes. >> and you're asking people to get off facebook. what is your message here? >> obviously facebook is still a huge part of my life. so many friends and relatives working there still. but i think for us we have become so connected 24/7 that almost tech is overwhelming and we need to rediscover the opportunity and fun and connection in it rather than letting it take over our lives.
>> so you're saying put it away for a little bit in order to achieve balance in your life. >> that's right. there's a few things people can do. i talk about taking a digital detox on the weekends. i talk about not bringing phones into the bedroom to -- what that can do and just the importance of setting a good example for our children. >> but realistically with our lives these days can you separate from your phone? we have work obligations, you have work obligations. people want answers quickly. it's nice to talk about on paper but can you really pull it off? >> it's definitely hard. for me, sometimes, if i don't have my phone in my hand i feel jittery. i feel uncomfortable like i'm missing a limb. >> yeah. >> but i have found that if you -- the more you unplug and the more respect your own time the more other people start to respect your time too. >> you talk about your decision to leave facebook. this happened during the election cycle in 2011. you had just hosted a big facebook town hall meeting with
president obama and at that moment you told your brother mark i think it's time to leave. why? >> i had such an amazing time working at facebook. i had been there for six years working around the clock. i was about nine months pregnant. we had just hosted president obama for a town hall and i just figured, you know, i always firmly believe in going out when you're at the top and hosting the president on a project that i had created during a hack-a-thon at facebook that's the mic drop moment. i'm out. >> speaking of, let's walk to the orange room. >> watch your step. we have a few questions from our viewers coming in on twitter and a little company you may have heard of called facebook. let's take a look at what we've got. >> all right. lots of viewers with lots of questions. >> fantastic. >> here's the question, is there any benefit for a 4 to 6-year-old kid using mobile
devices or pcs? can they just stay kids for now? >> that's a great question. i think there's a benefit. i'm definitely not advocating a complete disconnect for children. you want them to be on par with their peers when they get to school. and also there's great apps out there that enrich the mind and creativity. as long as you're using it for that purpose instead of just as a babysitter, you're in good shape. >> even killing the angry birds, there's benefit there. >> hand eye coordination. >> whatever you tell yourself natalie. >> exactly. >> that's what i'm going for. >> here's the facebook question from jennifer, should parents follow the same rules as kids such as no devices at the breakfast or dinner table. >> this is a great question. i think kids take example from their parents and we can't be talking to our kids saying put your phones away and then we're out there text messaging and having the conversation. so i think it's really important to put that phone away and set a
good example. >> it's good to have like a certain time of day, i think the dinner table is the perfect example where you sit around as a family and you have a real conversation. >> that's right. who knew real conversations -- people eye contact. like it's a new thing. >> i don't think a lot of them know how to make eye contact. >> let's go to tara, how much dot com time do you allow? >> for me i try to skew on the side of life. i want him to get outside and play with dirt and do all of those things. you know, of course when we're on an airplane flight or out to dinner all the rules sometimes go out the dinner. but for me i think it's about setting limits for myself than setting limits for him because he's taking his queues from my behavior. >> this is important information and fascinating coming from someone that helped start the
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we want to mention we are conducting a survey online at today.com. go on now about how you get along with your family members. some of the topics that can drive you up the family tree. be sure to go to our website. we'll share the results on tomorrow. of course now being the holidays a lot more of these issues come up. >> you doing okay with your family? >> yeah. fantastic. some better than others. >> no names this morning. no names. meanwhile, kathie lee and hoda are next with actor hill harper. we have celebrity looks to last.
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q park. it opened around 9:00 this morning, abo hour earlier than expected, in fact. the 350,000 square foot gambling palace boasts 3,000 slotxd machines, 144 gambling tables, and 13 -- with 10,000 casino-bound vehicles expected in the area, you might want to bet on a daily traffic jam. >> we are prepared to override the traffic lights. we are prepared to open up the carpool lanes to all traffic. we will be updating our facebook page here. santa rosa chp. >> it is expected to take in about $1 billion in its first year of operation. let's go ahead and take a look at that very pleasant forecast on this tuesday with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good tuesday morning to you. it is crystal clear all the way from the coast through your inland valleys, and we're going to see a nice warm, sunny finish to the day. 77 degrees in livermore. 70 degrees in fremont, and 73 degrees on the way to san jose.
overall running two to three degrees warmer than where we hit yesterday. as we head throughout tomorrow, we're going to continue that climb, peaking at 78 degrees inland. then things change thursday into friday. first storm system of two comes through. that's going to bring us more clouds, cooler weather, better chance for rain sunday into monday. let's check your drive and say good morning to mike. >> good morning to a nice easy drive at the bay bridge toll plaza. look at the drama getting here. not the east shore freeway and 880 starting to recover afternoon a number of accidents this morning. it is a west 24 that alert still in place because of the overturned rig. broadway slow out of lafayette and the caldecott tunnel. it's slow through 880, as we said, but it's starting to recover. back to you guys. >> all right. thanks. we'll be back at 10:26 with our next update. so what can i get you?
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♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ hey! must be the honey! . from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. welcome to booze day tuesday, november 5th. we're going to do it like nobody else does it on tv. >> exactly. >> we have a big, big show. hoda's favorite. >> the "shahs of sunset." have you guys seen it? >> no. >> reza and asa are here. >> i watched it a little this morning to understand what the hoopla is all about. >> ryan seacrest is on to something with that show. it is fun to watch. but they're downstairs. >> uh-huh. >> giada. >> has a new book out.
>> cooking book. >> the cover is stunning. >> the most beautiful cover, clean and fresh, just like giada. i hate her. >> know who i love? >> who. >> remember cinnamon lee. >> who? >> the little doggy i gave to my friend. that's their little girl reilly on the left, but that's cinnamon. look how tiny that baby was. you got blake. i gave that little dog to our friends. >> right. >> and now i just -- that's riley now with cinnamon lee on halloween. >> that's like a joy fit in reverse. oh, be my gosh. wow. the after is amazing. >> isn't he adorable, though? >> how many months old is -- when did we get the dog? like march? right? >> i don't know. i don't remember. >> april, may, june, july, august, september, october. it's not even a year old. >> thanks to my friend for sending that in. i have a picture of you i want to show. yesterday hoda came to the country with me to my house and got into my little podcast studio. there's bambino. she did such an awesome job on
my podcast, going to start airing tomorrow. you can -- it doesn't air. you go on-line. >> what you have to do is tonight at midnight, by the way this is one of those things. >> there's our friend louise whose mouth is open. people always look like they're having more fun when their mouth is open. >> look at us. bambino, he sits with me through every one. >> i didn't know what it was going to be like being on your podcast. i wasn't familiar with what it was. i have to tell you, it was so much fun because you -- we covered everything. it's full of humor, full of depth. louise is hysterical. >> she is so funny. >> time goes like that. >> i know. i'm loving it. i am loving it so much. podcast 1.com. and my show is called -- o-n-e kathsz this lee and company. >> jimmy kimmel had something of a halloween tradition and what he's done the last couple years is, he's asked parents to say to their children this statement, i hate your halloween candy.
>> all of it. >> and then record their reaction. okay. that's just cruel, but let's take a look and see what people sent in. >> i'm so sorry. >> i hate you! >> well, that's not very kind! >> that's not very kind. >> hey, guys, guess what? >> what. >> we're just kidding. all the candy is in the laundry room. >> for two hours getting candy. >> i'm kidding. >> mama! why did you do that? every halloween. >> why do you do that every h l hallowe halloween? is that what she said? >> i don't know. i couldn't hear. >> apparently the second time he's done it.
he didn't learn last time that people think that's cruel. >> there is a little mix of feeling awful. >> but the kids are so funny. i hate you! >> that wasn't very kind. top that. >> i wonder what a psychiatrist would say about it. >> not great. i have a feeling -- >> shuflds be she would be awes. let's ask stacy kaiser. wake her up in california. >> over there drinking wine on our couch. >> yeah. >> on our bed. >> on our bed? what are you people doing some. >> they're on our bed drinking our wine? >> welcome. >> we're glad you're here. >> thanks for having us. >> there's got to be a story there. >> we'll if figure it out. this is welcome news to some and very unwelcome to others. sears and kmart announced their thanksgiving schedules. used to be the stores were closed on thanksgiving. >> kmart decided to do something interesting. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >> is this you? >> crank it. ♪ let your heart be
♪ from now on our troubles >> i could just listen to her all day. and i do. >> download that. >> all right. so kmart announced that they are going to open their doors on thanksgiving day at 6:00 a.m. for 41 straight hours. you know, and, let's see, that means you can shop all the way through black friday until 11:00 p.m. that day. now sears, which happens to be the sister, the sister company of kmart, is going to open at 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving thanksgiving day, so after you finished your turkey and such. >> you know how i feel about it. nothing is sacred anymore and thanksgiving is not about families. i guess -- i don't know. i just think that -- >> thanksgiving was the one holiday where it wasn't about gifts and traveling. just being there. >> just being together. it's just one more chink in the armor, honey. >> it's that kind of thing, because there are sales and people are having, you know, money issues, you're com pelled to go. >> they're going to be open the
next day. why can't one day be for family? >> because -- >> you hate your family -- >> you want the flat screen on sale. you want to be first in line. >> i get it. it saddens me. it really does. when i think back on my life and i've lived a long time now. >> yes, you have. >> my greatest memories, many of them were holidays with just family. >> yeah. >> i don't know. we don't spend enough time with our children as it is anyway and we can see that in our culture. >> a lot of stores are actually opening on black friday, there's a bunch of them, walmart, macy's, jc penney opening on thanksgiving as well. >> thanksgiving night. >> yeah. >> all right. >> here's a question, does a successful woman damage the ego of her husband or her boyfriend or partner because he feels -- >> if she's more successful than he is? >> can a guy be happy about a woman's success? what do you think? >> it depends on the guy. >> yep. >> you know, i think frank is whatever success i have had, however you measure it, i think he had so much success of his
own, you know, that he's always been, you know, happy and proud, you know, just -- he's grateful. i'm the first wife he ever had that had her own credit card. know what i'm saying? that was funny, actually, people. not sad. that's funny, okay. when i have to point out the difference between you guys, all right. >> sad. >> sad and funny. >> i think it is one of those things that sometimes men don't even realize they are resenting something when it's happening. >> that's what they say. the experts, whoever they say, the university of florida, basically said that men are not even consciously aware of the fact that they're starting to -- they act out on an unconscious level. >> you can see that. >> a guy likes to be in charge and they don't like it when you to pay for things, i don't think. i don't think it's a great thing. i think it makes them feel less then. damages their ego and emasculates them. why did you do that? >> i don't know. >> if you watched "the voice" last night, it could have been maybe one of the most perfect evenings. >> really? >> know who was there?
>> blake. >> him too, but flo rida. >> two favorite guys in the same room. >> flo rida performed with christina. let's take a look at that. ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ she can get it my hope ♪ >> come on. doesn't it make you want to get up? >> to go out, get up and go out, is what it makes me want to do. i'm sorry. i will never like that. i will never! >> you love flo rida. >> i love him very much. >> no don't. ♪ >> so team blake had a couple of people who performed for him. here are shelby and cole, these could be standouts. let's take a look.
♪ one chance man so don't let me down ♪ ♪ here's your one chance fancy don't let me down ♪ ♪ forgive me for what i do but if you want out it's up to you ♪ ♪ a fool can be ♪ stole my heart but i love you anyway ♪ ♪ maggie i wish i never seen your face ♪ >> thank you. >> shelby. >> yeah. >> shelby. that was cool. >> what a voice. >> here's team adam. there are a couple people performing here. james and tess ann. ♪ you're in my blood like only wine it tastes so bitter and so sweet ♪ ♪ and i could drink a case of
you ♪ ♪ oh, darling and i would still be on my feet ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah yeah ♪ i don't know ♪ he didn't say why ♪ i guess i >> tess ann. >> all right. >> tess ann. >> absolutely. >> "the voice" airs tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central and you will be voting to decide who stays and who doesn't. >> this is something that christina aguilera has not been eating lately because she looks so great but we are. >> frito lay has come out with something new. they are chocolate covered potato chips. it's a test drive.
>> apparently from the -- for the people that are in our studio they're going to make it full time. >> yeah. >> i tasted it. it wasn't for me. >> you know what it is, there's a thick layer of chocolate on a thin crispy potato chip. >> yeah. >> and you love it. >> limited time only during the holidays because that's what you need, more calories. you can get it at target and 5 ounce bag is $3.49. >> oh, my gosh. really delicious. >> we have a big show coming up. >> yes. >> is the lack of daylight affecting your mood? that's why they're over there. going to teach us how to snooze a little bit better, i suppose. >> yeah. deep keep the blues away. >> we've got the "shahs of sunset." we have phil harper from "covert affair." we have phil harper from "covert affai[ male announcer ] they say it was during an arm wrestling match that mr. clean realized the way to handle bigger, tougher messes was better leverage. that's why he created his new magic eraser handy grip. it has a handle that firmly attaches to the eraser so you get better leverage and more oomph
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the grurmpster, we have advice from the experts. >> dr. carol ash, director of sleep medicine at meridian health and michael bruce, clinical psychologist and sleep specialist. >> hello. >> really? >> really? >> i promise. >> nice to see you both. welcome. >> is this hour really affect us in any way? >> yeah, it really did, hoda. i like everyone else was grateful for the extra one hour, but what we don't realize is it really does disrupt our sleep rhythm and cause us to have difficulty with the quality and duration of our sleep. the days are getting shorter and there's less light and that can cause a problem with your mood. >> you would think it would make you sleep better and longer because it gets dark so early and cozied up early. >> it does. but there's something called seasonal effective disorder. >> i have had it forever. >> when we have the change in the weather -- in the time, we now have the beginning of seasonal effective disorder. the season of seasonal effective disorder. it's very common to hit about now and see a lot of differences
like your appetite may change, a little more fatigue, a lot more sleepiness, things of that nature which can really take its toll. >> you were telling us during the break the most traffic accidents happen on the day that -- in spring when we spring forward and lose an hour. >> that's correct. that's correct. >> yeah. >> what i don't understand, why don't they take the daylight savings day, insped of it being on sunday, why can't it be on friday? doesn't it make more sense? give us the weekend. i can't figure that one out. >> geniuses at the helm. >> how do we get in sync, our sleep in sync. >> there's a couple simple things you can do. number one thing is you want to stick to the same wakeup time every single day, even on weekends, believe it or not. >> on weekends? >> yeah. set your clock. it really will. there's lovely things here -- >> of course there are. what's on the table? >> drugs. >> vitamin d. >> vitamin d is a big factor. we know that because people aren't getting as much sunlight, they're not producing as much vitamin d. we know vitamin d has a lot to do with fatigue and our energy, that feeling of energy, so if
somebody wants to supplement with v vitamin d, 1,000 to 2,000. >> at the same time every day. >> take it in the morning. >> creatures of habit. >> sleep is a creature of habit, right. sleep works on a ser cade yan rhythm and moves in a particular way. the more consistent we are the better for us. >> what about a glass of wine at the end of the day. >> it will help you to drift to sleep but will disrupt your sleep patterns after you go to sleep. something that i encourage all patients to do, go red before bed. heart cherries are naturally high in melatonin. >> afraid i'm going to steal the cherries. >> they will improve the quality and duration of your sleep. if you drink tart cherry juice one glass for seven days you would see an increase of 40 minutes of sleep and your ability to stay asleep would increase by 6%. >> we just want to see this. we have a prop behind us. >> what about 11:00 in the morning? >> will that affect my nap? >> i think it will.
>> it might. >> what about daylight. >> if you don't have your hands on tart cherry juice another fruit that's good, helpful for sleep are kiwi. if you have kiwi at night that can help as well. >> all we've been waiting for is that one thing to happen. the shade to go up and sun light to come in. >> if you get exposed to bright light it will make a difference. >> keep blue lights out of the way and the technology away from the bed. >> blue light suppresses melatonin. >> think of melatonin as the vampire hormone. it only comes out in darkness. >> we love it when you talk like that. >> thank you very much. >> they're flashy and fabulous which must be why the "shahs of sunset" are kicking off their third season tonight. >> they're here and going to have fun with us. >> that's reza. >> and that's asa. >> that's asa.
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is a reality show that follows the lives of six iranian-american friend was all believe in one thing, understated is overrated. >> season three kicks off tonight. here toe fill us in on what we can expect the two stars of the show, reza farahan. is that right? >>. >> yes. >> asa. >> god bless you. >> okay. first of all, i'm so excited. >> hoda loves the show. >> i didn't know if i was going to be in, and suddenly you -- we watch how you guys interact. you two play -- you guys are dear friends on the show. tell us about your relationship? >> she's like my sister from another mother. >> yeah. >> i love her like a sister and party with her like a friend. i mean, it's like -- >> the perfect combination. >> it's the perfect combo. >> does she tell you the truth when you need to hear it? >> she's an aries. >> says everything. >> you two are leos and so am i. >> stop it! >> 16th, 9th, 5th. >> stop it.
>> and my boyfriend is from oklahoma. >> no. this is just crazy. >> i love it. >> this is crazy. >> leos -- >> over there. >> i don't -- >> you're all blinked out, asa, but you play kind of a crunchy granola-ish kind of girl on the show. >> no, i don't. >> it's the priestest vibe. >> tell us. >> there's diamond water and wears gold. i have a nice car i drive but i also meditate. >> what about gg? do you not like gg? >> we like gg. >> right now. >> you don't at all. >> no. -- >> you don't like gg. >> i -- >> i have to make some trouble here. >> she doesn't know who gg is. >> i watched the show this morning. >> you did. >> is she the blonde there? >> no. she's -- they're all brunettes. >> there's a blonde. >> we don't have blondes. gg is a little blondish. >> tell us for season thee what we can expect. >> it was like a huge therapy session i took my friends on all summer long. >> what do you need therapy for?
>> everything. >> i turned 40. i move in with my man. i'm dealing with a crazy family that's on two coasts. >> yeah. >> i have an og gangster grandmother that walks around with a pistol. >> i bet she's fun. >> she's fun. she's fun. >> we're going to play a little game with you two. >> let's do it. >> understatement or overrated. >> flashy or trashy. >> flashy or trashy. >> trashy. >> trashy. >> slightly trashy. >> next. >> okay. >> flashy. >> flashy. >> good answer. good answer. all right. next, please. >> trashy, sorry. keep it real. >> i like it trashy but real. >> sorry i win? >> you didn't win. >> was that a on her nose? >> i like reza. >> thank you. >> sorry. >> i'm leaving. >> it's a leo thing. >> good luck. >> this has been great. you guys can catch the season
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questioned claims that a witness spotted an unresponsive woman in a little used stairwell. days before lynn spalding's body was found. this morning the attorney for lynn spalding's family released this statement saying, in part, "this is yet another story about the baffling and troubling case which seems more intent on protecting the reputation of people in whose carolyne was placed and less about getting to the truth." it goes on to say, "none of it explains how a woman admitted for and under treatment for a non-life-threatening illness ended up dead and neglected for 17 days on a stairwell of s-f general hospital." we'll take a look at your forecast and traffic after the break.
good tuesday morning to you. it is crystal clear all the way from the coast through your inland valleys, and we'll see a nice warm sunny finish to the day. 77 degrees in livermore. 70 degrees in fremont, and 73 degrees on the way to san jose. overall running two to three degrees warmer than where we hit yesterday. as what heed throughout tomorrow, we're going to continue that climb peaking at 78 degrees inland. then things change thursday into friday. first storm system of two comes through. that's going to bring us more clouds, cooler weather, better chance for rain sunday into monday. let's check your drive and say good morning to mike. >> continuing for the slowdown north 808 all the way past the coliseum. very slow aí"dñ it has been all morning. riddled with crashes around the high street exit, and that's what we have right now over on the shoulder and blocking one lane. the map shows you the slow drive
for north 880 through this area. also west 24, that alert continues. just cleared the lanes, though, so it should be recovering from lafayette to the caldecott. today's style is brought to you by dsw. it's where shoe lovers score those killer deals. and we're back on this tuesday with today's style and how to dress like a celebrity without the hollywood price tag. >> today contributing editor jill martin has three affordable looks that anyone can pull off. >> really, jill? anyone? >> sure. we all hawant to look like our favorite celebs but this will teach you to shop? your closet and spruce up what you have. >> let's start with emma roberts picture. tell us about her look. >> "from we're the millers" this outfit clearly over thousands of dollars. the couture neck, the necklace, those two pieces alone.
we have our look, cammy, come next to her and look how much alike this looks. this total look, $203.80 for the entire situation. >> wow. >> wow. >> and the necklace is $65 from rj graziano. if you a blouse and want to add a statement necklace how great is that going into the holidays. i love this clutch from dara for $79. a lot of people don't think of the clutch as the statement piece but i like it. >> judith lieber taught us that years ago. >> a dog, a cat, whatever you want. >> i love the lieber woman. >> next celeb. this is lauren. >> this is lauren and you see miranda kerr in the picture here. prada flats, gorgeous designer trench coat and a celine bag. thousands of dollars in this picture. now we look at lauren. >> come out lauren. >> step out next to the picture. i love this how they match up next to the picture and the video. this is an investment. this is $129 from l.l. bean but
everyone needs a great trench. you can go from inside to outside and it really looks like a very chic, very chic item. and then you see the -- >> classic. >> the flats in the picture, they're prada. these are from american eagle for $34.95. this total look, $250.87 and the designer one clearly thousands. >> nice. >> that's great. >> great. >> you guys should remember at home, too, a lot of this stuff these celebrities get for free. don't feel so bad about it. they get a lot of it for free. >> it's gifted and a lot of these designers at these mass market stores are making the items so exact. i would wear so many of these pieces. it's about mixing and matching high and low. >> jessica alba. >> okay. >> jessica alba, this is daniela. in the picture we have a bag, oliver people sun glass ps. thousands of dollars. look at this look, so many pieces you can mix and match, total look $177. >> you're kidding. >> the jacket from forever 21, $47.80. >> i don't know how they can
make them for that. >> amazing. >> these jackets again using the jacket as the statement piece, it sort of accessorizes. you don't need jewelry. the chunky sweater i love because if you're going to do a skinny jean, everything doesn't need to be tight. >> right. >> where does that come from, that chunky sweater? >> h and m. >> awesome. >> great job, jill. >> nice, jill. >> thanks, everybody. >> you're welcome! why are we yelling? >> i don't know. >> i didn't get enough sleep. >> i guess. >> do you feel like you're stuck in a rut? >> find out what one woman did every day that changed her life and maybe change yours too. >> very smart. "covert affairs" actor hill harper is here with us. >> and guess who's in the kitchen cooking something up for us? >> giada. >> we love her. >> new book out, another one. >> it's so pretty. >> come on.
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now he's taken on something new. >> "covert affairs" calder michael who likes to shake things up a bit. in real life he's a best-selling author. graduated from harvard law school. >> what? >> excuse us. >> wow. >> friends with the president. please. >> wow. >> nice of you to -- >> to join us. >> slumming with us. >> wearing a suit from "covert affairs." let's go back a little bit. so you went to harvard. am i right? >> yes. for grad school. >> for grad school. where did you go before that? >> brown undergrad. >> magna cum laude. >> you're very fancy. >> how did you go from those universities to acting? >> my parents ask they that question all the time. >> both doctors, right. >> when i went to brown i took my first theater class, but i still wanted to go to grad school. i decided to get my joint degree at harvard law school and kennedy school of government. i kept acting while in grad school and i joined a company in boston. i come down here to new york and do a lot of theoffer.
over time took over. >> did you take the bar exam? >> no. you only take the bar -- i got my degree but you only take the bar if you're going to practice law. >> well how did your parents feel about all that -- >> no, no, no. they had always reinforced to me -- >> they weren't mad privately mad. they always told me that there was nothing i couldn't do. >> okay. >> nothing i couldn't achieve. whatever is in your heart go for it. >> that's great. >> i followed their advice. >> did it take you a while to get traction in the acting world? >> you know what, i was really fortunate, spike lee gave me my first break, put me in a movie called "get on the bus" with ozzy davis and charles dutton. >> wow. >> ozzy is amazing, right? >> that started me off. i credit spike lee. he put me in another movie called "he got game" and helped my career at the beginning. >> now you've been on lots of great shows and you always seem to be some sort of a law officer
or some sort of thing. this is a -- >> solving crime. >> solving crime. but this time you get to travel the world. >> yes. >> that's cool. >> you know, wherever the story line goes in "covert affairs" you pick up and go. >> that's what makes "covert affairs" so special. having done "csi" for nine years in a lab the whole time it's nice to be on a show where we go everywhere. the first season we go to columbia, frankfurt, copenhagen, final two episodes are set in hong kong, amazing episodes. three episodes left of the season and couldn't be more excited. >> it seemed like it would be so pricey of course everyone is trying to cut costs but that's not the case when you travel overseas. >> when we go overseas, they've been doing it a while, i just joined the show this year, but they have it down to a science and they take a pretty skeleton crew. >> right. >> they hire a lot of local crew. >> which is great for the local economy. >> awesome. and it's good. it's great. >> we mentioned at the top you're a "new york times" best-selling author. what kind of books do you write?
>> nonfiction motivational books. today my fifth and final book is coming out. >> final? >> why do you say final? >> this is it. this is it. no. >> never say never, nothing you can't do. >> just like jay-z i'm dropping the mike and walking off. that's it. >> you are not. >> i put everything i have. this is a motivational book for the incarcerated individuals and their family and any people in type of a prison whether it be a job that's got them stuck, death that's got them stuck, and i couldn't be more proud of this book. by far the best book i've written and that's it. this is it. >> i don't think so. >> you're going to come back in five years with a book. >> no, i'm not. i'm coming in right now with a book. i have two book for the guests. this is for both of you. >> that's a great cover. that's great "letters to an incarcerated brother". >> thank you so much. >> great to meet you. >> she got it right. terrific. thank you so much. give our love to piper. we're crazy about her. >> she's the best. >> i love her. >> she's a doll.
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>> it's time for today's kitchen and we're indulging in desserts that taste so good you would never know they're also healthy. >> "today" contributor giada de laurentiis is here with her favorite go to sweet treat straight from her brand new book. >> look at this cover. >> called "giada's feel good food: my healthy recipes and secrets." >> and we're happy to have you back, sweetheart. >> we love when you have new books out. >> one a week. >> one a week. what? no. no, no. >> yeah.
>> thank you. >> what are you making today. >> >> i want people to understand this isn't a diet book, but having said that, this is the way i like to eat. very light, healthy foods. >> okay. >> but it doesn't mean you have to skip dessert which happens to be one of my favorites. >> okay. >> okay. we're going to start with my chocolate fig bites. i have about a pound of dried figs that i've put in here. >> okay. >> do you want to add a little bit of water and almond butter. >> okay. >> and mix it altogether and end up with this paste. the whole idea here is dairy-free. >> i know you're dairy-free right now. >> she's dairy-free for life. >> by the way, a lot of people are. people are vegan and they're gluten-free and i wanted to give -- >> we love everybody. >> yes we do. >> i do too. there's a lot of different dietary needs out there these days and you can make fun, really good dishes for -- >> can i ask, those -- oh, lord. those figs are dried? >> they're dried figurs. >> have you had a dried fig?
>> she looks at it like it's -- they look weird but they're tasty. >> i like figs. >> super sweet. >> with the al month butter, mix this altogether. something you can make very easi easily. it all combines together into this paste like that. okay. then i take a little ice cream scoop so i can make all the balls the same size. >> hoda. >> that's not what it's supposeden to. looks like something else. >> you asked me to help and i did. >> that may be your dog. >> careful. >> oh, blake. >> having said that you make these little balls like meatballs and they're kind of sticky. melt some chocolate. this is dark chocolate. you can use vegan chips. little bit of dairy, maybe a trace, not much. i drop them in the chocolate like that. >> look what's happening? >> look at that, hoda. >> i like it already. >> i put them here and i like to top them with a little bit of salt. >> okay. >> because i think the salt bring out the chocolate. plus it makes them look so pretty. >> sea salt. >> you can do sea salt. i do these flakes because they
look prettier. i put them in the fridge about 30 minutes. i think these are great on a holiday table. so surprising how good they are. >> salty sweet. >> like a bon bon, but a healthy bon bon. no dairy, no gluten. vegan. they're all those things. i think they're fabulous. >> really great. >> you could do that with dates if you want to. >> okay. >> then i have fruit spring rolls, rice paper and then fruit, almonds and rice noodle. >> what's the dip stuff? >> just honey and mint. and then here we have a peach and blueberry crumble which is gluten-free. >> okay. >> maple sugar, no sugar. >> what's the drink? >> spinach. i'm going to give you this one. i didn't drink out of that one. spinach, apple ginger and a little extra treat for you. can you taste it? >> uh-huh. >> there's a little gin which works really well with a green drink looking for a pick me up. >> it's delicious. >> you can do it without the gin. >> just like giada, it's
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did you ever think about zip lining across a crocodile infested lake? >> every day. >> eating a scorpion or taking a polar plunge in freezing water? >> neither did lieu ann until they found herself feeling in a rut and looking for a change. she decided to do something about it. boy did she. >> she sure did. he shares her experiences in a book called "i dare me, how i rebooted and recharged my life by doing something new every day." >> every day. >> hi. >> great to have you here. >> so nice to be here. >> i think a lot of women can relate to where you found yourself. you had a big career going, children, you were -- >> loving husband. >> but you felt -- >> i hit a wall and i think at some point, we all do for one
reason or another. i did because my job was changing, the economy was tanking, friends were losing jobs, and on top of that, there was all this new technology coming at me and social media and i did not want to adapt or adopt any of it. >> your daughter kind of ignited this change. >> gave you a kick in the you know what. >> she happens to be here. >> anyway, what did she do that changed things for you? >> she came home from l.a., she was living in l.a. and she came home and said what the heck is wrong with you? >> right. >> i know you, mom, and this is not you. >> yeah. >> she said you've got to do something. i'm like what am i going to do? she said, you know, you need some kind of creative outlet. why don't you blog. at that time i'm like, what's a blog? >> yeah, right. >> she said, just write about something. and she really pestered me about it. finally i said all right. what if i do something new once a week. she said oh, that's a fabulous idea if you do it every day. >> for a solid year. >> for a year. >> we mentioned some of the
things you did which are crazy, the zip lining, the scorpion, the plunge. tell us about some of the things you enjoyed. >> well the polar bear plunge was really big and symbolic. oh, this is zip lining. that was the first time i ever zip lined. >> were you terrified, by the way is it? >> i was but at this point of the year i was used to jumping in and going. >> you had survived a lot at that point? >> right. that's the thing, when you start doing things like this. >> did you ever regret any of the things you did? >> i regretted my eat dessert all day day. >> oh. >> i thought that was going to be fabulous. >> and -- >> unfortunate bathing suit he just had on. >> i don't know that guy. >> not anymore, you don't. >> honey, you took the plunge with him if you know what i'm saying. >> he pulled me out of the water. i thank you. >> what was the takeaway from this kind of thing? for you? >> i realized you really do have to dare yourself. you have to push yourself out of your normal box. and -- >> your comfort zone.
>> yes. when you're stuck you start saying no to a lot of things and go inside. >> yeah. >> when you start doing new things, your whole life starts opening up again to possibilities. >> so how did it change you going forward? i know you don't do something new every day anymore. >> i still do new things. the other day i know this -- oh, that's the mud run there. >> yeah. >> i don't do that every day. >> yeah. >> but the other day i did a power -- my first power point presentation. >> oh. >> i know that doesn't sound huge but for me that was big to talk and click at the same time. >> yeah. >> right. >> you also have been to the point where you why could probably say to yourself, if i can do that then i can do this. >> what else. >> that is exactly what happens. and one first leads to another and you gain confidence so you do the big things. i went back to school. i started teaching. >> did you start tweeting? >> i started tweeting. >> of course you did. >> stop it. >> i'm going to be tweeting about you guys. >> well, we -- >> congratulations. >> we're happy for you. the book is terrific. really inspirational. >> all the best to you. >> el divo performance for us.
good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. i'm jon kelley. new at 11:00. we can tell you an 86 yeshld marathon runner from the south bay died after finishing that new york marathon this past weekend. her family says during the marathon she fell and hit her head. she thought she was fine, and then suddenly yesterday she passed away. nbc bay area's christie smith is live right now in the willow glen neighborhood in san jose where she has just spoken to that woman's family. what a tragic, tragic day. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you, jon. certainly joye johnson's family is grieving this morning, but they're also sharing a story of an amazing 86-year-old woman.