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development. that's what's happening2d "toda in the bay." we're back at 7:25 with a local news update for you as well. >> thanks for joining us. see you tomorrow. good morning. front-runner chris christie storms to a landslide re-election victory. is he now the man to beat for the republican presidential nomination? >> maybe the folks in washington, d.c., should tune in their tvs right now. see how it's done >> the democrats picking up a key win in virginia this morning. the impact on 2016. breaking overnight, rafael solecito talks about amanda knox at their retrial for murder. and emotional journey, 27 years ago, nancy snyderman adopted a daughter. now they're meeting the birth mom for the first time. >> thank you. i mean it. no, i really mean it, thank you.
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>> their powerful and moving story today, wednesday, november 6th, 2013. and good morning, welcome to "today" on wednesday morning. i'm mattlauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie. we have breaking news out of china. one of the most sophisticated bomb ago tacks there in years. seven simultaneous explosions. we begin on this wednesday morning with the top story. that is those election results across the country. the take away for both parties. chuck todd is nbc's political director and our white house correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. the first test of the political climate is decidedly mixed this
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morning in this day after with the dust settled. republicans are crowing about the big chris christie landslide in new jersey as he becomes the front-runner for the 2016 presidential race. the tea party is feeling no less embolden. today, finger pointing. tea party activists what might have been in virginia and democrats in a panic about how health care almost cost them that race. the big winners are no surprise this morning. >> i sought a second term to finish the job. now watch me do it. >> the real drama there wasn't about whether christie would win, but whether he would drop any hints about 2016. >> i know that if we can do this in trenton, new jersey, maybe the folks in washington, d.c., should tune in their tvs right now. >> christie wanted to prove he is a different republican. did he that. winning voters only some republicans dream up.
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51% of hispanics, 21% of african-americans and 32% of registered democrats. new jerseyians are not quite ready to send him to the white house if the opponent is hillary clinton. they would prefer clinton over their governor. but election night's most compelling drama was the nail biter virginia governor's race. democrat terry mcauliffe getting a win over ken cutenlli. he credited the controversy over health care with making it a much tight erase. >> this race came down to the wire because of obama care. >> virginia exit polls show voters were sour on health care with 53% saying they oppose the law. but mcauliffe got a boost from the other polarizing october issue. 48% of voters blamed republicans for the government shutdown. back to christie, matt, he gets to go on the national stage immediately. not only is he now serving a
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second term in new jersey, new york city media market, but he's going to take over the republican governor's association. what does that mean? he actually has an excuse to essentially travel to every state in the country in 2014. >> chuck, let's stay on that race. it's another win for him in a heavily democratic state. the margins are worth noting. the demographics also worth noting. what jumps out at you? >> well, i go back to the hispanic demographic more than anything else. 51%. when you think about what is the republican party's biggest problem right now in winning national elections? it is the fact that hispanics have been moving so decidedly against republicans. now, does this mean that christie is going to get somewhere between 35% and 40%? if he's on the national ticket in 2016 and he can just get 35% to 36, 37% of the hispanic vote, he's going to be president of the united states. >> let's talk about he has been very critical of the republican strategy of shutting down the
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government last month. he called it a monumental failure. so what does his victory yesterday in new jersey, what message does it send to the right-wing of his party in particular the tea party? >> well, that's go >> reporter: that's going to be interesting to see how they respond to it. you know, it was interesting in the new jersey exit poll. here chris christie winning in a landslide. but the five ability rating of the republican -- favorability rating of the republican party was totally under water in the state of new jersey. 57% having an unfavorable view of the party. less than 40% having a favorable view. will the tea party accept this? i don't think so. i think they're looking down to virginia. they sit there and say, guess what, we stuck to our guns, we tried to make health care the be all, end all issue. those establishment republicans walked away from us. in fact, cuccinelli people last night were telling me they spent weeks begging chris christie to come to virginia and campaign with cuccinelli. christie said no.
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>> chuck, thank you very much. a deadly bombing attack in china that is being called the most sophisticated in years. we have more from beijing. eunice, good morning. what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, savannah. people were heading to work during the morning rush hour when around 7:40 a.m., a series of explosions went off in the northeastern city. the authorities said the blast erupted in front of the province party headquarters. witnesses say that building windows were shattered, passing-by cars were damaged, and a nearby minivan exploded. so far one person is dead, eight people injured. police say that small devices were planted in flowerbeds outside of the building. they appear to be homemade. they were packed with metal ball bearings as well as other devices. so because of that, they -- a lot of people believe that they were packed for maximum damage. people are very worried about that. a very unusual thing to see here in china. savannah? >> all right. thank you for the breaking story out of beijing.
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thank you very much. there has been an emotional scene in an italian courtroom this morning where amanda knox and rafael salecito are being retried for murder. while knox is not there, her name has come up a lot. keith miller is in florence. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. well, dna experts testified this morning they could find no dna evidence from the victim on the alleged knife wound, the murder weapon allegedly. it turns the prosecution's case on its head. inside the courtroom, rafael solecito, knox' former boyfriend, defended himself. "i'm trying to show who i really am," he said. "they describe me as an assassin. i am not like this." he described amanda knox as his first real love. near tears, he concluded his statement say, "look at the truth, and give me my life ba .
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back." highway and knox have maintained their innocence since being arrested six years ago. italian tv reportered he visited the grave of the victim in march despite the family's opposition. the latest dna results confirm that the knife entered into evidence is not the murder weapon. this were traces of knox' dna on the handle of the kitchen knife, found at salecito's apartment, but the defendant says she used it to cut bread, not commit murder. six year ago, knox's roommate, meredith kercher, exchange student from england, was sexually assaulted and brutally murdered. knox and salecito upon convi-- convicted and spent four years in prison before evidence was overturned. >> there's very little evidence if any that can show that the two defendants were at the scene of the crime. >> reporter: knox appeared on
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italian tv to defend herself saying, "i'm not a criminal who murders people. that's a fantasy." some are convinced the man already convicted of the crime did not act alone. the prosecution will deliver its final arguments at the end of this month. we're expecting a verdict in this case, matt, by the beginning of next year. >> nbc's keith miller in italy this story. thank you very much. >> natalie's here with the story that can only be described as a doozy out of canada. >> yes. it certainly is shaking up canada's political world. toronto's mayor finally coming clean over serious drug use allegations. rob ford admitted on tuesday that he smoked crack about a year ago. nbc's stephanie gosk has the details. >> reporter: there were more than a few people in the room who thought this would be a resignation. >> i sincerely, sincerely
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sincerely apologize. >> reporter: for now toronto mayor rob ford isn't going anywhere. >> i love my job. i love the city. >> reporter: the 44-year-old mayor of canada's largest city admits he smoked crack-cocaine. >> yes, i have smoked crack-cocaine. >> when -- >> do i, am i an addict? no. have i tried it? probably in one of my drunken stupors. >> reporter: last may when the allegations of crack use first surfaced, this was mayor ford's response. >> i do not use crack-cocaine. >> reporter: "the toronto star" "reported the existence of a video showing a man who appeared to be ford with a crack pipe in his hand. >> we had been reporting on the mayor's, let's call it erratic personal life for about a year and a half. >> reporter: investigators have the video, too. the police chief said he was disappointed when he saw it. ford did not face criminal charges, but there are plenty of calls for him to step down. >> they have to get rid of him. he's bringing the city down. >> reporter: all the residents
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of toronto got was a mea culpa, and this promise -- >> these mistakes will never, ever, ever happen again. >> reporter: in a city not used to scandal, the damage may already be done. stephanie gosk, nbc news, new york. illinois will soon become the 15th state to allow same-sex marriage. the state senate followed the house in approving gay marriage on tuesday. governor pat quinn has pledged to sign the bill. new developments in the washington redskins' name controversy. the washington, d.c., city council passed a resolution tuesday urging the team to change its name. the city has no authority, however, to order the change. team owner daniel snyder says that he plans to keep the redskins' name the same. the connecticut college stb who created a sir on -- student who created a stir on campus after showing up addressed as a ninja. he was arrested again for showing up the second time in
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two days. police released surveillance video of the incident that led to a three-hour campus lockdown. it shows 21-year-old david tayam wearing the costume with the sword strapped to his back. he was arrested for breach of peace. tuesday he was taken into custody again for failing to check in with the office of student conduct which he was ordered to do. stunning video of a swiss adventurer who got a picture of quite a view. jet man jumped from a helicopter wearing a jet pack and kevlar sing system to reach the landmark. he reached peak speeds of 185 miles per hour in a dive. rossy flew around the mountain nine times. incredible view. and he stuck the landing. >> we have got to get one of those. >> yeah. >> that's right. >> a lot of pressure. >> spare no expense. get one of those. >> i'm calling the acme company. >> yeah. as soon as i get that anvil, i'm
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thank you very much. we're hearing from kerr sanders on more. good morning to you. >> reporter: "the south sentinel" is reporting that richie incognito had turned his attention to jonathan martin at the direction of coaches who asked incognito to toughen him up. the report goes on to say that this effort may have gotten out of control and turned into bullying. richie incognito spoke out for the first time tuesday following allegations he bullied teammate jonathan martin. he spoke with wsvn in miami. >> reporter: what do you have to say about the storm you're in? >> you know, i'm trying to weather the storm. this will pass. >> reporter: that storm resulted in part because of what the associated press and espn say their sources tell them. that incognito left martin hate-filled voice mails. one that used the "n" word.
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"hey, wassup, you half n-word. you're still a rookie. i'll kill you." >> reporter: there's an allegation that you left voice mails, "i'm jonathan martin," voicemail. had do you have to say? >> no comment right now. >> reporter: seen getting into a bmw, he was also seen on tuesday receiving a brand new ferrari. the nfl is investigating allegations incognito would single out rookies and young players and bully them. on his instagram, six months ago, incognito posted this picture. there are two things richie incognito doesn't like -- taxes and rookies. [ bleep ] >> reporter: video taped recently by tmz sports raging at a ft. lauderdale pool hall called dirty blondes, incognito has been embroiled in controversy for much of his career. back in 2004, playing for the university of nebraska, he was convicted of misdemeanor assault
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after a fight at a party. that same year, the university of oregon football team released him after only one week on the team amid allegations of anger management problems. just this year, he was issued a trespass warning and banned from the myrtle beach club liv. and now, the allegations incognito bullied fellow player, jonathan martin. >> this one got out for everybody to see. now it's going to change the playing game. >> reporter: probably change the nfl forever? >> i think so. >> reporter: the nfl players association issued a statement overnight that says in part that it will insist on a fair investigation for all involved. richie incognito, who makes $3.3 million a year, remains suspended indefinitely. as for jonathan martin, it's not expected that he will be on the playing field during the dolphins' next game, which is monday night against the tampa
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bay bucs. savannah, matt? >> thank you. raises a lot of questions about locker room culture and what crosses the line. >> and how far this went up the chain in management. >> yeah, if the coaches told him, toughen this guy up -- >> that's going to be rough. it will shake up the team, no question. let's move on. meantime, the teacher who was wounded in last week's shooting rampage at los angeles national airport is now sharing his story for the first time. here's nbc's miguel almaguer. shots fired -- >> reporter: when gunshots erupted inside l.a.x., brian ludmer was yards away. >> while we were in line for the metal detector, we started hearing shooting from down at the ticket level, down at the first floor, the bottom of the escalators. >> reporter: out of view, police say tsa officer gerardo hernandez had been executed. >> panic. most people started to run through the metal detectors, into the terminal, away from the ticketing gate and escalators where the shots were coming from. >> reporter: the 29-year-old high school teacher sprinted down this hallway inside
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terminal three, but there was nowhere to hide. >> i don't remember hearing the shots. but i remember feeling it i collapsed down to my knees. >> reporter: shot in the leg, ludmer couldn't walk. did you think you were going die? >> i did. i expected to be shot again. never been afraid like that. >> reporter: in the middle of the chaos, losing blood, ludmer found a room to crawl into as the gunfire continued. did you think the gunman was going to enter the room? >> i knew i must have left a trail of blood. there was so much blood in the room. >> reporter: after tying a tourniquet around his leg -- >> we see a man in a wheelchair as well as the tsa agent there covered in blood. >> reporter: ludmer was rushed to the hospital, learning three tsa officers had been shot. the suspect was taken into custody. only hernandez suffer eed critil wounds. >> reporter: do you feel you're
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lucky? >> very much so. as bad as it was, it could have been worse. >> reporter: ludmer says he's more than a victim. he's a survivor. for "today," nbc news, los angeles. >> amazing. and tamryn's in for carson. what have you got? >> it's hard to keep up with parents, where their kids are socializing on social media. smh stands for shaking my head. ask fm is where kids are hanging out, and it's raising eyebrows. week looking at facebook, 29%, twitter, 20%, instagram, 11%, owned by maybe. myspace, 7%. and other, 2% to 5% of kids are communicating on websites. and that's where ask f.m. exists right now. our question of the day -- which social network does your child use most? facebook, twitter, instagram, other, not allowed. we're going to talk more about
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this and these concerns that have popped up later, guys. >> thanks. mason is all over instagram at 12 years old. >> okay. >> we have to hang on. coming up straight ahead, new developments in the case that we've been following, a missouri man convicted of murder in part because of a dream. >> now after nearly a decade behind bars, his conviction has been overturned. we will talk to his parents. first, this is "today" on nbc. what can you score at t.j.maxx?
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today, we are going to see the peak of the warming trend. nice and clear, strong, high pressure still in control of the forecast. some pretty significant changes starting tomorrow. 78 in livermore, 75, concord. 74 on the way to fremont and 73 holding on to the 70s for one more day in san francisco. by tomorrow, we're going to drop by almost 10 degrees at the coast. a little bit better drive here. much better. they just cleared lanes in north 101 at woodside, one of the crashes there. traffic is starting to move better through palo alto. coming out of san mateo, we have one lane blocked. two crashes tied up to the bayshore. use 280 as your alternate. the south bay typical northbound builds kicking in. we have seen this happen since the time change. south 880 slow out of hayward and fremont. a
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morning, the 6th of november, 2013. and the sun is coming up. beautiful shot there. send us your photos. use the hashtag todaysunrise. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer, al rober and natalie morales. new jersinjurnew jersey gov is ready to get the job done.
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>> a slippery commute is shaping up for millions of americans as strong storms bring heavy rain from the great lakes to texas. and rafael sole cheat toe talking about his former relationship with amanda knox. the pair being retried for the death of her british roommate. and askfm young kids. why that has a number of young adults concerned. her daughter's quest to meet her birth mother and their emotional reunion. >> beautiful story. >> very touching story. we're going to begin with a missouri man who spent nearly a decade in prison for a murder he says he did not commit. key witnesses have recanted. a state appeals court has overturned that conviction. we're going to talk to his parents in just a moment. first with the back story, here's nbc's john yang.
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>> reporter: for ryan ferguson's father, it's the day he has long been hoping for. >> i just felt vindicated for ryan that he always said he was innocent. >> reporter: in a strongly worded ruling, an appeals court threw out his 2005 conviction of not worthy of either judicial and public confidence. ryan ferguson talked to "dateline" which has covered his story for several years. >> it's like your soul has been taken from you almost. you just deal with so much that you feel almost empty inside. >> reporter: he was sentenced to 40 years in prison. ferguson and childhood friend chuck erickson, both 17 at the time, had spent the night drinking heavily in a college bar. later, erickson said he had repressed memory that he and ferguson committed a crime. ferguson denied it. erickson testified against him
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as part of a plea deal. >> i have to go to prison for the rest of my life. >>reporter: the appeals court said none of the physical evidence from the scene, dna, fingerprints, shoe prints was a match. and attorneys argued erickson's videotaped confession to police seemed less than certain. >> i could just be sitting here fabricating all this up. like i don't know. >> reporter: last year erickson took it all back. >> i lied and said i remembered things i remember. >> reporter: so did the only eyewitness saying he felt intimidated by investigators to identify ferguson. >> i would like to have forgiveness from ryan and his family. >> reporter: now ferguson's future rests with prosecutors were. the court gave them 15 days to seek a new trial or set him free
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unconditionally. for "today", john yang, nbc news, chicago. >> his parents bill and leslie are with us today. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i understand you were able to speak to ryan after this ruling came down. can you describe his reaction? >> well, he was somber but very, very happy. he realizes there's another chapter to go. but he was elated and expressed that and expressed his happiness to the great support he has received. >> leslie, do you feel he's almost too cautious to be openly overjoyed at this point? >> definitely cautious, yes. but i think the last nine years have taught us to be cautious. >> this has been a long road. and the court's ruling is really strike. under the facts and circumstances of this case, we conclude that ferguson did not receive a fair trial. his verdict is not worthy of confidence. after this long battle, bill,
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what did it feel like to read those words? >> well, we feel totally vindicate vindicated. everything that ryan said has come to be true. he is an innocent man and should be freed immediately. >> it's the prosecutor's call now to refile the charges and subject your son to another trial. do you have any idea what the prosecutor plans to do, bill at. it seems dubious considering there are no witnesses now. they've all admitted they committed perjury, and there's no -- nothing. this case has no merit. >> i can't imagine the victim who has it relive all of this. what do you feel about what they're going through now? >> we feel like the prosecutor has misdirected the family all the way through this. they've said they had evidence that they didn't. and they totally misled them. and now we're in the process of
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trying to find the perpetrators of the crime ourselves. >> and in the short time i have left, leslie, what are you most looking forward to with ryan, if he is able to come home? >> giving him a really long hug. and just spending time together. >> bill and leslie ferguson, i know you must be overjoyed. thank you for being here and sharing your story. appreciate it. >> thank you very much for having us. we appreciate it. >> all right. mr. roker's here now. he's got a check of the weather. >> i've got changes in the temperatures coming up. come on over to the weather wall. we'll show you what's happening. forred to, we look for, again, the only warm weather down through the gulf. from texas on into florida. temperatures in the 80s. we've got 30s and 40s up into the plains. here in the northeast, temperatures by thursday, 58 portland. new york city near 60. 60 in washington, d.c. however, we've got this cold front back it the west. and there's colder air coming
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behind that. watch what happens. 60 on thursday. 55 in d.c. on friday. new york city, 52. into the low 40s elsewhere. and in fact we've got some changing weather due to this front. our friends in detroit, at wdiv, providing the cloudy skies. we're going to see showers moving in later this morning on into the afternoon and for the evening commute with temperatures into the low 50s. that's what's going on around the time is 7:37. i'm meteorologist, christina loren. it is chilly out there for now. we're going to see the warmest finish that we've had in seven days. temperatures will peak today at 78 degrees in livermore. 75 forçru concord and 73 on thy to san francisco. getting into the next couple of days. temperatures will drop off, sfegsly + upcoming weekend. rain moves in monday into tuesday. and that's your latest
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the site. it is based here and has just boomed with some 80 million users now. on askfm, teenagers ask one another any question, post any answer, and wide open twist on social networking that is unbelievably popular. >> it's fun. you know, the questions that people have for me. >> weirdly addictive. you want to see what everyone thinks about you and is saying about you. even though, you know, you don't really know who is saying the stuff. >> that mysterious anonymity, the question or comment out of the blue is the appeal. and the dark side. >> tell me what you think of this person? or they're like you're fat, you're annoying. you're stupid. >> or how about drink bleach. go die. a california girl went on askfm to tell her story after she was kidnapped and family members murdered. then lawrence in britain was
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bullied on it. >> someone had a blow by blow account what to do, how to do it and suggesting that you take alcohol and drugs. >> everyone can be a lot meaner online in general. but anonymously, it makes it a lot worse. >> reporter: this 14-year-old was so disturbed by the bullying on there she wrote an online article about it. >> a lot of people say you shouldn't let it get to you. but i think that's kind of hard. it's easier said than done. >> reporter: there have now been at least ten teen suicides linked in part to comments on askfm. this irish girl blamed the site in her suicide note. so we found it here, small office in the capital of latvia after three years considered to be one of the 200 most viewed web sites in the world. two brothers who started it wouldn't talk to us. it's not even well known in latvia. but since this controversy, the site did make real changes in august. you can report bullying, easily
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block anonymous posters. they're hiring moderateors, making incentives to register and statements telling us askfm is committed to doing everything it can to protect its users and stamp out bullying or any other kind of abuse. there are plenty of people would agree you can't just blame a website. we know cyber bullying is everywhere. one british survey actually said it was worse on other social media sites. one teenager said when you feel bad about yourself, you want to know what other people think about you and you put it out there to "try to stick yourself." when the responses are beyond terrible, you take it even more to heart. you know what? a lot of parents don't know that this is out there. back to you guys. >> michelle kaczynski in latvia on this story. >> takes the pain of teenhood and amplifies it. >> as parents, this is something you have to worry about now constantly. >> you know what scares me? by the time we all hear of it, they're probably on to the next
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thing. >> yeah. >> so this is what we were talking about in the orange room with tamarine earlier. >> we asked our audience which social network does your child use most? instagram, 30%. not allowed, 29% of the parents said their kids are not allowed on it. facebook, 18%. twitter, 15%. and other which is where, around 8% of the kids out there, at least according to the parents on some other type of social networking sites. >> all right. tamarine, thanks very much. up next from the orange room, by the way, marriage isn't for you. one man's unconventional love letter to his wife has sparked a little bit of a firestorm. >> hi tamarine, you're still on. oh, goodness. we'll hear that story in a minute. and an adoption story you won't soon forget. dr. nancy snyderman's adopted mother meets her birth mother for the first time. we'll show you that moment. first, these messages. the new galaxy note 10.1 allows you to run two programs simultaneously
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they're calling it an unconventional love letter written by seth adam smith. he is married to kim. they were friends for ten years but after a year and a half of marriage, things went south. they moved to florida so she could study, a graduate student there. and like so many couples, they found themselves at this cross roads. he wrote this post. having been married only a year and a half, i've recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn't for me. he goes on to write, guys, to all who are reading this article, married, almost married, single or even the sworn bachelor or bachelorette, i want you to know that marriage isn't for you. no true relationship of love is for you. love is about the person you love. we had a chance to interview him and in his interview he said writing this post was a capstoeb of everything i'm learning. hopefully someone going through a similar experience will be able to turn around their relationship. that was my hope. they were able to turn around their relationship. if this is raw this is real, i
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think it reflects what a lot of couples experience. he put this on the internet. pouring out his heart to all of us. his marriage is mended. i think people can learn from it as well. it's really interesting, guys. >> the headline means something a lot different than what the article says. >> pulls you in. there is a deeper message there. >> all right. thank you, tamarine. >> just ahead, the story behind jennifer aniston's new hairstyle. >> then dr. nancy snyderman's daughter comes face-to-face with >> then dr. nancy snyderman's daught[ woman ] i've had it with with my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... the frustration... covering up. so i talked with my doctor. he prescribed enbrel. enbrel is clinically proven to provide clearer skin. many people saw 75% clearance in 3 months. and enbrel helped keep skin clearer at 6 months. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis
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the results today, wednesday, november 6th, 2013. ♪ >> we're from california! we love new york city! >> how are you? hi. >> i like the beard. >> you like it? >> yeah. >> want to rub it? >> yeah. ♪ >> go uconn huskies! >> hey all you katy, texas fans, clap your hands! >> and we're back now. 8:00 on this wednesday morning. nice crowd gathered in our plaza today to celebrate what is the fifth or sixth, depending on the way you look at it, day of no shave november along with me and al and some of the other folks around here. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie, al roker and tamron hall. while we were having fun with
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the scruffy look, we're calling attention to serious issues concerning men's health and it's part of that, tomorrow, right here on "today," al and i are going have a prostate screening. >> that's right. they're really important. if you're over 40, talk to your doctor about getting one. tomorrow we're going to shothis. ting ts isaste. nervous. >> yeah? >> we are going to show you. it is so simple. >> it really is. >> we'll get a check of the top stories now from natalie. good morning to you. >> good morning to you all once again. good morning, everyone. a new jersey republican and a virginia democrat were among the big winners in tuesday's elections. republican chris christie was re-elected governor of new jersey by a solid margin with broad based support that could position him to run for the 2016 republican presidential nomination. in virginia, democratic insider terry mcauliffe survived a close race against a tea party backed opponent. and new yorkers chose bill deblasio to become the first democratic mayor in two decades
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in new york city. public tours of the white house are back under way and on tuesday one of the first groups to visit got a big surprise. take a look. president obama and first lady michelle obama greeted and hugged some visitors as they toured the blue room. tours of the presidential residence were stopped in march due to government spending cuts. the miami dolphins player suspended for bullying a teammate has broken his silence. the nfl is investigating whether richie incognito systematically harassed younger players especially jonathan martin. incognito targeted martin with threatening, racist voicemails. >> i'm just trying to weather the storm. this will pass. >> incognito earns more than $3 million a year had no comment on his future with the dolphins. the last of four inmates who escaped from an oklahoma jail shower room last month have been recaptured. police found the two men inside a private home tuesday after getting a tip. two other fugitives were caught
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one day right after the jailbreak. officials said the men had climbed through a trapped door above a prison shower. the faa announced new stricter training rules for commercial airline pilots. they were spurred by families. the rules focus on how to respond to unusual inflight occurrences especially stalls. that buffalo crash had already led to new requirements for pilot rest between shifts. an autopsy is being performed today on charlie trotter, the renowned chicago chef who died suddenly tuesday. trotter was a pioneer in the use of organic food and seasonal menus. he closed his famed chicago namesake restaurant after 25 years saying he was going back to college to study philosophy. charlie trotter was just 54 years old. olympic swimmer ryan lochte is recovering from a freak accident blamed on an overzealous fan. his public publicist says he was
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walking in florida sunday when a teenage girl tried to jump into his arms. both fell to the ground with lochte tearing and spraining ligaments in his left knee. tiger woods scored another first on tuesday. he became first pro to hit a golf ball from europe into asia. he teed up on a bridge that connects the continents. it was to promote a turkish airline golf tournament. nice shot there. let's go back outside to matt, savannah and tamron. >> that is really cool. i think he hit one off a hotel in dubai. good for him. >> let's turn to al, he has a check of the weather. >> that's right. i he friends hitting balls, too. you have the we have waves. indoor tennis. nice. you don't have to worry about the weather. we zoom in and show you the cold front bringing thunderstorms in the mid section of the country. cool air behind it.
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friends in minneapolis, cloudy skies this morning. by noon, sunny skies. you have a nice clear and cool night. the rest of the country, wet weather from the great lakes from the gulf. another storm system in northwest. high surf advisories contin contincontinu continue again along the east coast of florida. we have sad news. somebody on our window all the time. joy johnson. she was a long-time friend of the "today" show passed away. she was 86 years old and an avid runner. she stopped by the plaza on monday for a chat just hours before she passed away. 86-year-old joy johnson died one day after doing what her daughter says she loved doing most. >> besides faith and family, running was the big love of her life. >> reporter: joy ran the new york marathon for the 25th time
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sunday. she fell near mile 20. she refused medical treatment and finished the race. monday with a bandage on her head, she visited us here on the plaza. >> you fell yesterday, but you are okay? >> oh, yeah. >> you look beautiful. thank you for coming down. >> reporter: joy told her sister she did not feel well. she went back to the hotel for a nap and never woke up. >> she did. >> reporter: joy was the oldest woman to complete the new york marathon. a title since 2011. the 86-year-old grew up on a dairy farm. she did not take up running until the age of 59 when a friend suggested they center the 1988 new york marathon. she became a familiar face at marathons across the country. profiled by the "wall street journal." >> my husband, if he was living,
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he would be proud. >> reporter: she always stopped here on the plaza. >> this young lady. every year, she comes here. glad to see you. we look forward to seeing you. >> she got to talk to her buddy al. that nice young man she calls him. >> how did you do? >> really slow. for 73. >> i was going to say. >> reporter: the new york marathon will not be the same without joy and neither will our plaza. >> she would have turned 87 on christmas day. leading up to the last race, she stuck to her routine. daily routine of coffee, bible and an eight-mile run. special. >> i think from now on on the day after the marathon, we should always remember joy on the plaza. beautiful story. actually a local woman as well. thank you for that, al. good wednesday morning to you. welcome to the warmest day of
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the week with temperatures approaching the upper 70s inland, but this is the last day. we're going to see those numbers really tumble as we head between today and tomorrow. look at your coastal temperatures. 73 today. down to 64 tomorrow with a return of those morning clouds. then our next best chance for rain arrives as we head through monday and tuesday, but we could be looking at showers all the way through the end of next week. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks very much. take a little bit of a turn now. next, a bold move from the pope that could change the future of the catholic church. >> and then we'll follow dr. nancy snyderman as she travels with her adopted mother to meet her birth mother for the first time. >> and what wants to start a little holiday shopping? we have great deals. but first, these messages. ♪ ♪ you get your coffee here. you get your hair cut here. you find that certain thing you were looking for here,
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the pope taking it to the people. a lot of folks talking about surprising decisions by pope frances to launch a worldwide survey on how perishes should deal with taboo topics. among the issues, birth control, divorce and this is extraordinary for the pope to reach out in this way and try to get perishers input on the issues. >> he's taking it to the rank and file, so to speak, and trying to figure out how people are thinking. >> what he does, exactly. >> all right. how about this one? how could a fastball uniform designed to honor our nation's heroes spark controversy? well, this one is trending on twitter. take a look. football players at northwestern will wear this jersey next weekend. it is decked out in the american
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flag. it is supposed to raise awareness for the wounded warrior project. a nonprofit that helps troops who have been wounded in battle. so what is controversial about that? well, take a closer look. going nice and tighmeointed out american flag design shows what looks to be like bloodstains. you can see the pattern there along the shoulder. it's also on the team's gloves, online people are calling this unpatriotic and disrespectful of the american flag. what do you think? >> is it intended to be bloodstains? >> no. >> they say it's a distress pattern. it's not meant to look like blood. >> growing up, you did not hear anything to deface the flag. you didn't alter it or anything to it. >> if you look at the other side of the jersey and blue, you see the distressing as well. but if it makes people feel uncomfortable. >> it's about graphics. graphics are so popular. on sneakers today, my son, i see it all the time.
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i think it's an unintended result here. >> the intent of the project is great. proceeds from the uniform will go to the wounded warrior project. >> they're heart is in the right place. >> moving to something a little lighter, who gave us the famous hair cut the rach sl at it again. her do is trending online. jennifer aniston, yes, cut her long locks and now sporting a shorter, new bob. what prompted the change? well, jennifer said her hair did not react well to the popular brazilian blowout treatment. i think a lot of women understand that. she had to cut off her hair. what do you think? >> i like it. i like it. >> it's very popular. for some hair, it reacts a little different. >> it's to make your hair straight. >> that would be bad if you had to cut all your hair off. >> i always liked the rachael. >> she hated it. she says it was, you know --
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she would rather shave her head. >> i still think it's cute. >> i had it. >> lucky girl. >> trending on the social news website, one boy's adorable love letter didn't go quite the way he hoped. the unnamed boy mustered up the courage to ask a girl ashley to be i had girlfriend. well, she sends back the note saying no. but that's not all. she also writes, i'm sorry,ly have a boyfriend named kyle. but when we break up, you're my next choice. >> it gets better. >> then she adds, ps, that will probably be a month or two. you know, kyle, you're toast. in two months. >> so for your planning purposes, i might be free in a month or two, what do you think the kid should write back? i might be busy in march. >> there you go. your best friend. >> it's like "the notebook." you wait for her in third grade. you get back together. >> you know what i'm happy
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about? kids are writing notes again. it's not all web sites. remember that? >> super cute. >> all right. >> those are the stories that trending today. now we want to turn to our special series "choosing adoption" and a very, very personal story from our own chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman. good morning you to. >> good morning you to, matt. 27 years ago i surprised myself when i decided to go ahead and adopt a baby girl. my daughter kate always wanted to meet her birth mother and one day she invited me along for what turned out to be a most extraordinary journey. i was a young surgeon in little rock with no desire to be a parent. i had a career in front of me. and the blinders were on. and one saturday night i got a phone call from a young doctor saying would you adopt this baby? and my answer was, yes. >> that phone call 27 years ago changed my life. suddenly, i was a mother to a 7 pound baby girl i named kate. >> i can't ever remember not knowing i was adopted. >> kate may know that she wanted
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to meet her mom. >> two years ago she placed a short message on a website devoted to finding unknown relatives. it was a long shot. >> a couple months after i posted the listing, i got an e-mail. it said i think i'm your sister. your mother loves you and she would love to meet you some day. >> reporter: the next thing i knew, we were on a flight to little rock. kate's quest to meet her biological mother. kate's stomach was in knots and just as nervous was a woman waiting in a nearby city park, her birth mother, cheryl. >> it couldn't be more precious to me. i mean it's like giving birth to her all over again. >> reporter: and finally, a reunion many years in the making. a mother and daughter meet for the second time. >> oh, god. i can't believe this.
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>> you're a lot bigger than you were 27 years ago. this is beautiful. >> reporter: it was time for kate to get the answers to questions she had been asking her entire life. >> i've always wondered if you were proud of me and -- >> i've always been proud of you. being a single teenage mom, i couldn't give you a life that you would amount to anything. and i know you amount to a lot of stuff right now. >> i've had a wonderful life. and there isn't a day that goes by that i don't thank you for everything you have given me. so if you would like, i would be honored to introduce you to my mom. >> i would love to. >> reporter: and with that sh it was my turn. >> thank you. i mean it.
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no, i really mean it. thank you. >> thank you so very much. >> she's perfect. she's pretty amazing. >> i was stunned to see a woman who looked exactly like my daughter. look at the two of you. it's like your cheeks are similar. your eyes are similar. your smiles are similar. they even share the same nervous laugh. so what's it like having two moms? >> it's sort of like a part of me that was a little disjointed, now it's not. >> reporter: for kate, the puzzle pieces were beginning to fall into place. but there was so much more than i wanted to share starting with a precious picture that's been tucked away for 27 years. when you look at that picture you holding kate hours after you gave birth, do you remember that moment? >> yep. i do. and the remember the day you came and got her, too. i didn't know you were coming to
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get her that day. and that was the biggest heartbreak. >> i didn't know that you didn't know. >> together we looked through pictures of kate as a child. >> she looks like a flower child. >> and then i reminded cheryl of a letter she wrote months after the adoption. it is one of my most sacred possessions. and then you said, i won't try to keep in touch with you unless you give your consent and if you don't, it's okay. and i didn't keep in touch because i think i felt this need to sort of start kate. but i want you to know this letter has always linked us and accept for you and kate, no one's ever seen this letter before. do you remember writing this letter? >> i do. >> reporter: memories of a time
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t that bonded us forever thankful to know that her child has been loved. >> i'm very grateful for this day. >> reporter: i have to thank you for letting me parent and be the mom to your daughter. >> thank you for raising her to be a wonderful person. >> nancy, of course, with us along with her daughter kate. kate, good morning to you. nice to see you. >> good morning. nice to see you, too. >> this is not an easy decision. and so were there reservations on both of your parts? >> not on my part. i mean i figured who gets a call on a saturday night that a young girl is placing a child for adoption and would you take her? i just think things like that come out of the cosmos. so for me, that was it. in kate's always known she's adopted since she was 13 months old and could talk. >> that's a decision to reconnect. >> i was nervous about it. i -- i sort of -- i had not
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reservations but i wanted to make sure the time was right. >> i think i knew so clearly that i was kate's mom and our bond was so strong that nothing could disrupt that. but also believe very firmly that i had no right to interfere with her journey to figure out who she is. >> you gave good advice to kate, if you go down this road, know that you're opening, i think you call it a pandora's box. what did she say, kate? >> she said know who you are and just, you know, know that it could go any way. but if it means that much to you, you should do it. >> it's early in the process. so far kate has it given you, has it provided you with what you hoped it would provide with you? >> it has. it's not like this thing is hovering over me anymore. i have now an extended family
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that i talk with regularly. >> and for nancy, you carried this letter all those years and that picture. you have this connection in the form of kate with this woman that you had never met. what was it like to meet her and do you feel more at peace about everything having done so? >> so she never knew who i was. i, of course, knew her identity for the closed adoption. for me, it brought things full circle. i knew from how that letter was written even as a 16-year-old girl she was intelligent and filled with grace. but to meet her, she's -- cheryl is one of the most genuine, giving, authentic people i've ever met. there is no doubt kate had a different life. but there's no doubt kate has two mothers who genuinely love her and have been with her spiritually through her entire 27 years. >> by the way, a footnote, important one, you met your biological sister and her children. >> and she looks just like her sister. >> so the family grows.
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>> it really does. >> there's a lot of joy here. >> both of you have written eloquent essays about this. it's on our website. i hope you both will check it out. >> no shame around adoption. people should talk about it. >> it's awfully nice of you to share this story. we really appreciate it. >> kate's idea, not mine. i have good morning. 8:26. officials across the state looking for these two issuing an amber alert. the man on the left investigators say he took his newborn son on the right. henry gilliam roam air wroe. he was driving last seen driving a 2004 brown gmc envoy like this one with a golden eagle on the back window. license plate number to look for 6hil892. police say the car may have been
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spotted in san diego. one we continue to follow. as well as the morning commute. it's a mess on the peninsula. >> it is. you'll see the amber alert signs all around the bay. we're focussing on the peninsula because of crashes which have cleared the 101. look at this. much better flow in redwood city, but getting there north 101 was better in that shot, but southbound jammed still from burlggame all the way through  belmont and redwood city. 92 and 84 a struggle getting over to 280 as folks take that as an alternate. that will continue to shift through the morning. here is the south bay. your northbound drama here. 880 all over the place very slow getting to the peninsula from 880. there is 92. the dunbarton bridge also a slow drive. back to you. >> all right. busy morning out there. we'll have another local news update in half hour. hope to see you then. have a great morning.
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it's 8:30 on wednesday morning, november 6th. it's warmer on our plaza as we kick off the day in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside
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matt lauer and natalie morales and tamarine tall. >> steals and deals coming up. i have the honor of announcing an amazing barringian. we're having a $550 cashmere poncho for 86% off. that means it's going to cost how much? >> whatever it, is it's worth it. >> come on. >> what is it, $550, 86% off. >> $79. >> all right. speaking of savings and saving money, you probably remember the store rewards programs. which ones are actually worth it? we're going to have the six best according to folks behind consumer reports. >> that's a good one. then, do you need some peace of mind? is that a trick question? new ways to keep tabs on your teen drivers when you can't be in the car with them. i actually love this. >> also what is the square root of 550? >> that would be $79.
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>> whatever we ask just say $79. we want to tell you about a special series coming up. it's all about the people who inspired us and changed the direction of our lives in little ways and in big ways. we're going to kick things off on monday, veterans day, a tribute to our military including a special could be certificate on the plaza from one of my favorites, lady antebelum. >> you want to hear about the people who made a difference in your life as well. you can share your stories and videos, photos by going to #inspireby. >> let us get a check of the weather. al had to leave early. dylan has the forecast. >> good morning. i thought my jacket was too much this morning. it is warm out here. but i mean what happened with you? >> i just love to be cold. and so i dress appropriately. >> but you're hot when dress like that. >> absolutely. >> at least i have company out here. but we are going to see rain across the midwest. we have a picture from st. louis
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looking at the gorgeous arch. a little gray and cloudy. it's not raining right now. we will see some scattered showers through the morning and then the rain will come to an end and it clears out nicely overnight. it's all near this cold front that is moving eastward. ahead of it, it is nice and mild. it does start to cool down quite a bit. that rain is going to move into the east coast as you go into tomorrow. so off and on showers. pockets of heavier rain that stretches from northern new england into the gulf coast states. but where it does clear out through the middle of the country, that's where it's going to cool down quite a bit. despite the sunshine, temperatures go back below average. then the pacific northwest we're going to see more rain and wiwi. hey. thanks, and good morning to you. temperatures are looking really comfortable this afternoon. we're going to reach the upper 70s inland. mid 70s around the inner bay, and even holding on to the low 70s in san fwrifk. 73 this afternoon. major dropoff in your coastal temperatures tomorrow. we'll shave off about four degrees inland, and then getting
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into the weekend, much cooler with showers on the way monday into tuesday. and, of course, for your forecast any time can you always check it out online at matt? >> thank you so much. and now one of the three women rescued from that house of horrors in cleveland michelle knight is sharing her story with dr. phil and we're getting a glimpse at what her future may look like. >> michelle knight may look tiny next to phil mcgraw but her impact was huge for the talk show host. >> doing this interview changed me more than any other interview i've done in 12 years. >> ariel castro held knight and two others for more than a decade. knight often bearing the worst of his abuse. >> it wasn't just the physical abuse. i mean he motionally abused her in telling her that nobody was looking for her. >> he would taunt her with this. and say you will die here.
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nobody's looking for you. you won't even be missed when you do die. >> you'll see amanda's mother on tv and the first thing he'll say to me he is where is your family? why don't you have any? they must not really love you. and it would hurt. because i knew my family would care. and i knew they weren't there for me because they never was. there was just extremely painful. to have somebody coming in your room day after day telling you your family don't care about you. you never had a family that loved you. and that's the reason why i hate you. because i can abuse you and nobody will care. >> then she gets out and, sure enough, there is nobody there. the truth is three girls were
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taken. three girls were rescued. only two girls went home. it's time this girl got a break. >> now dr. phil is hoping to be that break, helping with counseling, education, housing, and support for the woman who can best be described as a survivor. >> where does she go from here? >> i think her strength is going to pay off. i think she is working on getting herself together physically, mentally, emotionally. she's in a community that loves her and cares about her. cleveland is going to learn so much about this young woman they didn't know before. they think they love her now. wait until they really get to know her. >> nbc news, los angeles. >> you can see more of that interview on dr. phil's show. >> we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. would look like john stamos.
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>> back now at 8:38 with a brand new edition of jill's steals. the holiday season is approaching. contributing editor for "people's style watch." >> cashmere ponk yoe. >> this is getting very serious as we're getting into the holiday season. cashmere ponchos. they're a big deal on twitter. they retail $550. super soft, as you feel. handmade in the u.s. retail $550, the deal, $79. that is 86% off. >> i love it. great for traveling, right? >> great for travel. and an amazing gift. erica down stairs is already getting three. >> one of my favorite steals and deals is when you do stationery.
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>> this is an amazing gift. always nice to write a note. the personalized stationery, retail, $205. personalized gift sets, 50 printed note guards. there are all different patterns. a few different come with envelopes. retail $205. the deal, $59.9 a. that is 71% off. it come in a box. throw a bow on it, ready to go. >> very good gift. i think people would really like. this feels like a real luchl troy have personalized stationery. the candles. everyone is loving these. >> do they smell? >> they do. the retail, $64. stock up on these. 16 ounce luxury calories. six best-selling scents. soy, coconut and palm. delicious. retail, $64. the deal, $19.20. that is 70% off. everyone loves a great candle. >> and a good hostess gift if going to a holiday party which i hope you all are.
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>> nice leather items you have here. >> i always get tweets, what about the men? so here we go. joseph abud men's kits. there are four choices. we have the wallets right here. then the faux leather travel case up here. then the 15 piece manicure set which is over here which natalie points out we can take the razor out since none of the guys need it. and what about the accessory kit? you get to pick one of these carried in bloomingdales, nordstroms. the deal is $10. up to 75% off. the wine doesn't come with this thing, does it? >> no. this is the cork. this is another situation here. the wine is not included. >> why not have wine when can you have wine? >> speaking of wine and beverages. tell us about this beautiful set. >> this glass set, retail, $100.
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they have high ball glasses. all the different ones he. you see all the descriptions. $29.99, 70% off. >> okay, 20 lucky views have to win a set of these glasses. tamarine and you going to the orange room with my orange juice. we're joining tamarine. a little earlier today we took a little picture. >> yes. >> and mom, thanks for watching. anyway, we have this great contest going on. go to "todayda"today's" faceboo and write a caption. the best answers will win a set of glasses. we only have 24 hours. go on, get on facebook. let us know your thoughts. >> it looks like we're having fun at 6:00 in the morning. >> the first caption is having
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fun in the morning. >> i think the caption is what is in that orange juice? thank you. >> not enough. >> again, the products are the ponchos, personalized stationery, men's accessories and the glasses by waterford. coming up next, is your key chain overloaded with the little tabs, the six store loyalty programs you got to join. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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ever wonder how the loyalty programs are really worth your time and money? guess what? americans average about 22 memberships per household. and the folks at "shop smart" magazine put the programs to the test. lea lee freeman is the editor in
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chief. good to see you. >> good morning, matt. >> at their best, you love the programs. it doesn't mean you don't have to pay attention to the fine print. >> absolutely. and if you're going to be signing up for the program and racking up lots of debt, obviously that is not going to help the credit score. you want to be very, you know, selective and only sign up for the cards -- for the stores you shop frequently. >> we have a list at the loyalty programs. you like these. but let's talk about them. let's start with amazon rewards. you get $50 just for signing up? >> just for signing up. it's a real no-brainer. if you're a big fan and big shopper at, you should sign up. they have a generous points program. for every dollar you spend, you get ted three points. >> is there a catch? >> the interest rate is up to 22%. and that is high. but again, you don't rack up points. you don't want to rack up debt on the cards. if you really do need to rack up -- or keep debt and can't pay
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off the card, get a card, can you get them as low as 11%. get another card. >> let's move on to target. the red card program. >> if you are huge fan of target, you need to sign up for this. absolutely. get 5% off your purchases, free shipping from and extra 30 days to returns and an extra bonus is if you sign up for the school program, they'll donate up to 1% of your purchases to a local school. >> all right. let's move on to the gap. you and i were talking about this one beforehand. you like this one a lot. >> this is one of my favorite programs. 10% off on every tuesday. so if you can shop on tuesdays, you're in luck. >> where do i use the coupons i get? >> the coupons actually you get -- you can get $10 reward certificates for every 1,000 points. the beauty is you can rack up points at all of their five affiliated companies, gap, old navy, banana, if you spend up to $800 and you're a banana republic card
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holder, you can get free alterations. you get free shipping and a personal sale day 15% off whenever you want. >> i'm going to move on to macy's here and their star rewards program. the thing that jumped out at me, when you're a member of this program, you get to return items up to two years without a receipt? >> that's right. a lot of people who have the macy's card may not know this. that's a great perk. i mean you say i don't like that bag. after a year you take it back. you don't even need the receipt. >> okay. what else do you like about that? >> when you sign up, you get a couple days, 15% off and lots and lots of coupons. >> all right. j.c. penny, pretty simple perks on this one. >> the nice thing about j.c. penny, you don't have to sign up for a credit card. all the others you have to sign up for a credit card. you get $10 for every $100 you spend in a calendar month. that is generous. it does reset to zero every month. it is capped to $10. >> okay. and last but not least, best buy's rewards zone. you recommend this especially if you're in the market for big
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ticket electronic items. >> yes. >> if you're planning to do a big blowout shop at best buy, you want that flat screen tv and spending $1500, they have a new program. the program was recently revamped. if you spend that amount, you get free shipping and access to free special events. so, for example, you can get early access to the door buster deals. and other special events. so it's really worth it. >> again, 22 the average family has 22 of these memberships. >> again, with best buy, remember, they have -- their interest rate is 28%. so, again, don't put stuff on the card and rack up debt. use it, pay it off every month and you're in great shape. >> lisa lee, thank you very much. appreciate it. coming up next, new technology that lets you monitor how well your teenager is driving behind the wheel. but first, this is "today" on nbc. because i know it's out there.
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adulthood, responsibility, freedom. >> you i don't have to wait for your mom to take you everywhere. >> no. that's the best part about it. >> says the teenager. of course, for his parents, an anxious moment. >> describe for me that mom's moment when her son backs down the driveway for first time. >> i was a nervous wreck. i know i was more nervous than he was. >> they decided to enhance that sense of responsibility. tristan who is on the school basketball team must pay his own insurance. but state farm gives him a policy discount because they also installed this in his car. an electronic monitor that texts mom and dad to tell them how he is driving and where he's going. >> these are all the different alerts we have set up for him so we know when he's at home, the gym, school, there is a speed alert and when he gets to work. >> okay. there is a beep again.
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what happened now? >> he has just entered school. >> a monthly driving report card also helps to keep him honest. there are numerous apps that can be downloaded to smart phones, others are add ones available from insurance companies. or you may already have the technology as standard equipment in your car. all assist parents in gently he'sing junior on to the road. >> teenagers are more independent than we've ever been before. and you have parents that have this high level of anxiety that they never had to deal with before in this digital world. >> so whether it is speeding, not coming to a complete stop or sudden acceleration, parents can discuss driving habits when the child returns home. >> the peace of mind aspect must be worth millions to you. >> priceless. >> reporter: of course, teens being teens all these apps and gadgets can make them feel like there's always a backseat driver in the car. >> i wasn't too happy about it. i thought it was more of a thing
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my parents couldn't trust me. kind of babysit me for the most part almost. >> i think he understands that we're really looking out for him and just want him to be safe. >> i think he drives better than i do. >> reporter: learning safe driving habits one beep at a time. for "today," kevin tibbles. >> i like to think that i trust my children completely so it sounds like i'm talking out both sindz of my mou sides of my mouth, i'm all over that. >> there is a way to disconnect the app. >> that's a great thing to do. mr. geist is here. >> what's coming up? >> speaking of cars, did you know natalie morales doesn't know thou drive stick. >> number. >> i had a really, really good instructor. i really learned. >> you're make meg blush. >> i took natalie out after we learned on the air she didn't know how to drive stick. wrenlted the biggest, meanest
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jeep we could find. >> that was cruel. big wheels, monster truck thing. i got to say, right out of the gate she popped it into first gear. >> there were some stalls and there was some bummy hills. >> that's the challenge. >> a lot of neck pain. the transmission is on the ground.
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good morning. it's 8:56. i'm laura garcia cann. the man accused of kidnapping his own son. he may in southern california.
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according to police. the couple spotted his suv in san diego and that his phone pinged off of cell phone towers there. he is 6 feet tall with a skinny build. he is accused of taking henry romero without permission. he told his wife he was taking to the baby to new york and threatened to kill himself and the baby. she called police about 4:00 yesterday afternoon, and an amber alert was issued this morning. he was last seen driving a 2004 brown gmc envoy like this. one we'll continue to follow. we all have our little tricks.
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from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning, november 6th, 2013. nice crowd outside. i'm willie geist along with natalie morales. al had to leave a little early this morning. al also wasn't around the other day. >> yeah. conveniently not around. >> conveniently not around when it was time to show you how to drive a stick. you made a confession on the air. so a few days ago we went out
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and i taught you how to drive stick. >> somewhat tried to teach me. it worked, for a little bit. >> we started strong and then regressed a little bit. it was the open road test that, yeah, the open road test that i think freaked me out a little bit. >> right. you were a great practice player. >> terrible under pressure. >> we're going to go through this. you'll see the whole day. trust me, you don't want to miss it. >> i can point out that you put me in the hardest vehicle to drive? >> i have to confess. >> could you get me a cute little bmw stick shift? a sportscar. instead, i got this giant 1985 jeep. >> we showed up. it was big. it had the big tires. >> to move that stick, i had to -- to go into reverse. >> that's how i leshd to drive stick on an '84. i think they were doing an apples to apples learning a stick. that's coming up in a little bit. we want to know about your over driving skills. the question is, are you embarrassed you don't know how to drive stick shift? i was surprised. i thought everybody knew how to
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drive stick. but around our staff, everybody said, no, why would i know how to drive stick? >> you don't need to. unless you're living in europe or renting a car in europe. i guess that's where you're going to find stick shifts more often than not now, manual transmission. but here it's -- even at a rental car company sh it's hard to find a stick shift. you can't really get one. >> you have to go to a specialist for monster trucks. so go to and tell us about driving stick. do you do it? do you not do it? a big day in politics. a big night in politics last night. we have a new mayor here in new york city. and across the river in new jersey, governor chris christie, as expected, was re-elected to a second term. he won big. 60% to 39% over barbara buono. everyone saw this outcome coming. he is a leading candidate for president in 2016. fans in the crowd last night shouting up to the podium, christie in 2016! here's what he said.
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>> i love you, chris! >> you'll get your hug later, brother. and i can tell you this -- i guess there is open bar tonight, huh? welcome to new jersey. >> yeah, that's my state right there. >> got even more votes if he runs in 2016. >> he obviously was already talking about it as a contender in 2016. they'll go inside the numbers last night. he'll make that case even further. he won hispanics. >> huge, 51% of hispanics. >> he won women. the numbers came up among democrats and african-americans. remember, that's a blue state in new jersey and he's a republican governor getting 60%. >> and most of the times hispanics don't favor republicans. i mean it speaks volumes. be very interesting to see if he chooses to run. it sounds like he probably will.
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>> yeah. >> more and more. >> that chatter is going to increase. in politics just north of the border, did you see this yesterday? toronto mayor rob ford making a pretty startling admission on tuesday after months of denial, the 44-year-old mayor of canada's largest city admitted that he has, in fact, smoked crack cocaine. >> yeah. take a look at what he said. >> i sincerely, sincerely, sincerely apologizement. i love my job. i love the city. >> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. do i? am i an addict? no. have i tried it? one of my drunken stoopers. >> that's not a good day. that's not a good day in politics when you admit to smoking crack and doing it because you your in a drunken stooper. >> right. how many people have been in a drunken stooper and not tried something so stupid? >> i have not been in that stooper and i have not smoked
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crack. i'm trying to confirm your point. this all came from back in may the newspaper reported the existence of a video that showed a man who appeared to be mayor ford with a crack pipe in his hand. and yesterday ford, among other things, his tie. a lot of focus on the tie at the press conference. i want to take you inside that tie. that is -- >> i can't figure out what that is. >> that is a 1980s era nfl logo tie. >> how do you know that? >> because i had the sheets and comforter. it's true. hit sheets and comforter. you know it's old because it has the houston oilers logo in it. how do you go -- >> this is the biggest presser of my life. you go into the tie rack and reach for the 1983 nfl logo tie. >> wow. >> that is strong. strong. >> yeah. >> many people have pointed out and it's worth repeating, it's such a shame that chris far sli no longer with us. >> i know. >> can you imagine the snl ex
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skit? >> that has shaken up politics. he says he's going to stay on. remember marion barry years ago in washington, d.c. he admitted he used crack and following an investigation then he was out for a while. then he was able to win back his seat once again. >> yeah. >> you know, it's fascinating. kit happen in the world of politics. >> he claims it was a one time thing and mistake and going to keep on and running the city of toronto. >> sincerely hope gets a new tie. >> this piece in "the wall street journal" grabbed your attention and mine. >> i think is a fascinating subject. i think for a lot of kids and, you know, parents who have kids that play sports nowadays. you know it has become extremely competitive out there. and a lot of parents screaming on the sidelines at their kids as well. so very -- it can be very contentious on the field. so jeff pearlman is a notable writer for "the wall street
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journal." he has written a lot about sports and he has written in "sports illustrated." >> he's a sports reporter. and he likes sports. so this is not a knock on sports. this is a guy that knows what he speaks. he wrote in part i know i know teen sports build character and teach them thou win and lose. team sports are about camaraderie and togetherness. but he says he's not going to let his kids play team sports. he wants them to play individual sports. >> yeah. he says he prefers his kids to run track. he would prefer they learn how to sort of get that level of confidence on their own. >> right. >> this, of course, i mean comes on, you know, all of this alleged unsportsman like conduct, even bullying that we've been seeing and reading in the headlines the last couple days with the dolphins player. >> if you read the piece, what he's getting at is something you touched on with your kids, too. which is that team sports is not like even when you and i were playing which is like you play little league in the spring, basketball in the winter.
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they want you to commit to a sport as though you have a college scholarship and play year round. >> some places, starting at the level my son is competing now in soccer, they make you sign contracts. if you're playing for a club team, you have to agree that your child is only going to play with that club team and not play with any other teams like youth leagues or town leagues because they want to make sure that you're fully committed. that begs the question, i mean they're not able to play other sports. so they're not able to grow in other areas and know, you know, how well they would do in those other sports. but also, i mean i think he makes the point, you know, i think with him it is sort about knocking kids' confidence down as well. >> yeah. >> i think a lot of the times on the field you do see coaches yelling and you see parents yelling. and, you know, the kids' confidence does suffer. i've seen that with my own son sometimes. you're like even though you can't help but get emotional during a game, waunt to steer them in the right direction. but as a parent, you know, you can't help but josh, you just have to get that. get the goal!
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>> of course. you're competitive, too. and that's what he pegs whole story to. his older brother when he was young sat the bench the whole time until he was put in the fourth quarter because they had to play everybody. and he said that really hurt his brother's confidence. we saw what team sports did to his brother. he doesn't want that to happen to his kids. with that said, i don't think he threw out the baby with the bath water. team sports is great for a lot of people. >> he says, yes, medals are nice and trophies. but what is so important about the best. why are we so focused on the result while focusing on the journey. why do we turn or off spring into us? >> yeah. >> which is kind of the question that i think a lot of parents should ask them shelves. >> the larger point is what you said. this becomes a career for a 7 or 8-year-old kid. let's be honest, parents, your kid's probably not going to play in the nhl or nba. let them have fun and compete. don't turn night a job. >> i think there is such tremendous value in playing a team sport though, even if
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you're not the best or confidence suffers, i think it helps really compete in other ways in life. >> can we talk about name something baby pandas? >> sure. why not? >> the national zoo opened online voting to name this ad e adorable little panda. they're asking for your help. here are names can you choose from. we have five different names. there is bao-bao which means precious treasure. ling-wa, lungyoung means charming. mulan, the warrior princess from the fifth century. and also apparently a magnolia flower. and then there is zen-bao which means treasure or valuable. >> the naming happens december 1st. >> right. >> the cub is 100 days old. can you go to to vote. >> i like bao-bao. >> now let's turn it over to our
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lingwa. she is in for al. >> i like that. >> our charming delicate flower. >> thank you, i appreciate that. going back to the stick shift thing, there is a rule in my house, you had to buy your first car and it had to be a stick shift. >> why? >> my dad said if can you drive stick shift, this way if you get stuck anywhere, can you get back home. >> really? >> i spent $300 on a 1983 toyota supra and i miss that car more than anything. we are seeing soaking rains right through the middle of the country. we have a system producing heavy downpours into michigan and eastern texas. it's ahead of this cold front that is going to slowly move eastward. out ahead of it is nice and mild. it cools down quite a bit. we'll see it cool down a lot. doesn't look like we're going to see too much rain. we're seeing a half inch across parts of thehe great lakes. hey. thanks, and good morning to you.
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temperatures are looking really comfortable this afternoon. we're going to reach the upper 70s inland, mid 07s around the inner bay and even holding on to the low 70s in san francisco at 73 degrees this afternoon. major dropoff many your coastal temperatures tomorrow. we'll shave off about four degrees inland, and then getting into the weekend, much cooler with showers on the way monday into tuesday. and that's your latest forecast. now back over to willie and natalie. >> what are we talking about, spring flower? >> a delicate spring flower. >> yes, thank you, delicate spring flower. up next, the five places to find hidden cash around your home. start looking now. it's right after this. [ female announcer ] why do we think
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coupon expert jessica hacker. thanks to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> jessica, you're a mother of four and somehow got your monthly household expenses down from $2,000 to like 600 bucks? >> to $160. >> 160 bucks. how did you do it? >> really out of necessity. my husband and i worked in the housing market and when that took a dive, it affected us. and we had to find creative ways beyond couponing to make our money stretch. >> we'll hear some of your secrets right here. >> some of your tips. start with cleaning up the clutter in the kitchen. and jill, you say the fridge is a real trap. >> dwraeh, there's nothing more depressing than when you open your refrigerator, reach in for fruits and vegetables and you find that those expensive perishables have perished. >> have perished. >> exactly. >> that happens all the time at my house. >> and it's not just a depressing feeling, it's $43 a month down the drain. >> all right. in fact, i think on the produce here, we see it actually is costing us after some time. >> well, some of the great things is you can save $516 a year by using some of these
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products i love. one is called days-ago timer and that's what you have set on some of the products in here. they're magnetic or they can stick. so, you literally just set when it is you purchased it, put it on the product so you know it. >> press the button. >> yep, then you know exactly how old that is and you make sure you use it. >> there's always the cucumber that gets lost in the back. >> awful. >> all right, so, clean the refrigerator. make sure you know about things expire. okay, now you say it's time to start looking around the house a little bit more, because often what happens is there's loose change that we're not taking advantage of. >> yeah, i mean, here is an incredible number for you. $10 billion in unused, loose change just lying around our houses everywhere, in your pockets, in that bowl in the back of the drawer, in an unused handbag. >> all right. >> so, an easy way, of course, is the piggy bank, but it doesn't always look as great. so, be creative. use the things already in your house, whether it's a pretty vase or a bowl.
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use the things around your home to actually put the money in, and by doing this, you're easily going to save $90 a year. >> we just did this in my house. i forced my children to roll up all of our loose change that we were keeping in a jar in the kitchen, and it came out to $91. >> really? >> exactly the average. >> that's amazing. >> and they make it easy and kind of fun at the banks now, too. you pour it into the machine, the kids count it -- >> don't tell my kids about the coin machine. >> my kids love that coin machine. >> let's move into the home office. >> home office. >> talking about unorganized, messy receipts. how do you se money here? >> well, this is a huge mess, obviously. when the woman at the store says to you, do you want your receipt in the bag and you say yes, and then you throw the bag away and you don't have it. well, so many americans have merchandise in their homes that they've changed their mind about, they think the better of it, but they have no receipt and they can't return it. >> what can they do with that then? >> so, i use an amazing, free app called lemon wallet. it is great. it's available for apple or android. it allows you to snap a photo of your receipt and save a digital copy to your phone, so then you
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never lose that receipt and you can take it to your retailer and be able to get your money back. >> another big one is gift cards. everybody has these lying around unused. >> another crazy number, $2 billion in unredeemed gift cards out there. someone who loved you gave you that gift card and you're not using it. it's tragic. >> they're probably places you don't really shop. what can you do? >> i use a website called you can sell your unwanted gift cards and purchase other people's unwanted cards. if you get one for a teller maybe not in your area, you can get one that you can use. this is another way that you can easily save $39 a year just by taking advantage of this website. >> all right. i'm going to download that right now. thank you, jessica hacker and jill herzig. up next, i have all the news you need to get you started on your day. and we learned recently that natalie does not know how to drive stick. i decided to do something about
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lookout for him. he is a turkish descent, 22 years old, 6 feet tall with a skinny build. police think he is in a car like this one we're about to show you. 2004 brown gmc envoy suv with a goeltden eagle on the back window. there's a look at the car that is similar to the one we believe to be. 6hil892 is the license plate number. san jose state university leaders meeting to talk about major biological cuts. officials say they're unable to avoid the cuts even after they pass proposition 30, that increases taxes to fund state schools. most of the cuts will come at the expense of non-tenured professors. we're going to take a quick break, and we'll have a look at the forecast and the morning commute after this. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits.
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73, last day of the 70s in san francisco. 75 in san jose, and 78 degrees on the way to gilroy. you'll notice between today and tomorrow not a big dropoff inland, but look at your temperatures at the coast. we're going to shave off about ten degrees between today and tomorrow, and we'll stay nice and cool with some rain on the way monday into tuesday. let's check your drive. here's mike. >> we're looking at your third consecutive day of a tough drive north 880 to the coliseum, but today there are no crashes in the lanes in this area. look at the maps. you see a slow drive for 880. 580 showing its traditional relief around 9:30 here. through the area crossing the bay, a smooth drive as well. let's look at the south bay where it's finally starting to ease. still congestions in spots. 880 loosening up, and both the dunbarton and san mateo bridges where 280 unusually slow because of early problems on the 101. that's clear.
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cool shot, guys. >> yeah. nice. >> right outside our plaza. welcome back to "today." i'm willie geist along with natalie morales. we have an important nbc news correction. the rob ford tie cannot be from the 1980s. if you look closely, it is from the 1990s. why do you ask? the jacksonville jaguars logo and carolina panthers. >> okay. >> so it's the 90s. >> the oilers left in 98.
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so it is a 1990s tie. nbc regrets the error. >> thank goodness for that correction. >> thank you, twitter. let's talk a little business. google, did you hear about this? launching a new service this week lets consumers pay for live video chats. instead of just going willing the thing you're wondering about, you speak to a human being. features about 1,000 experts and fashion fitness, computers, cooking, marriage counseling even. they're available for live one-on-one video consultation. the price of a video session varies depending on the length of your conversation. so you're googling anyway. >> i can see where it will be helpful if you really wanted to talk to somebody about something and if they're really an expert. the question is are they really an expert? of all the poor people googling things that are embarrassing, they don't want somebody chiming in. they don't say what do i do about my son's constipation which is what i had to deal with last night. >> glamorous nice.
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>> i heard you were googling constipati constipation. you have to request that. they're not going to force themselves in your life. >> that was my night. what was your night like? >> not like that. >> that was the little one. >> he feels better now. >> much better. came out all right. >> oh! >> literally. >> yeah, we got it. we got the part that it came out all right. thank you. >> okay. let's get a check of the weather. hey dill. >> and poor luke. you just called him out on tv. >> i use it as an excuse to eat vegetables and drink more water. it worked for me in the end. >> apparently it did. >> we're looking at live picture from chicago right now. you can see the roads are shiny. it is rainy day in the chicago area. not a good day to be walking around. but still, beautiful city, nonetheless. we have a big cold front that is moving through the area. it's going to rain until about 6:00 p.m. or so. after that, the front is going to start moving to the east. it will be cloudy but behind this front, it cools off quite a
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bit. we're going to go from the 50s into the 40sme. you can see that colder air working into the northern plains. 39 degrees across southern south dakota. it is nice and mild ahead of it. temperature in the 60s and 70s. this front is going to spread eastward. we'll see showers up and downow the hey, thanks, and good morning to you. temperatures are looking really comfortable this afternoon. we're going to reach the upper 70s inland. mid 07s around the inner bay, and even ahanging on to the low 70s in san francisco at 73 degrees this afternoon. major dropoff in your coastal temperatures tomorrow. we'll shave off about four degrees inland, and then getting into the weekend, much cooler with showers on the way monday into tuesday. . and that is your latest forecast. willie and natalie? >> natalie recently confessed to
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something on this very show. >> i have to make a confession, maybe you can be my driving strektor, i do not know thou drive a -- the gear shift. what is it called? >> a stick car. >> you can't drive stick? >> no. >> well, it then happened. we were on. willie the self-proclaimed parallel parker in the world -- >> top five. >> took me to new jersey for a little lesson in driving the stick where our friends set aside plenty of space, their whole parking lot. >> smart. >> take a look. >> what's this? >> what do you think? >> it looks really big. >> we have the biggest car we could find. it's a 2006 jeep wrangle we are giant monster truck wheels. >> i don't know if i can get in this thing. how am i supposed to drive it if i can't get in it? >> it's a long day. >> you don't know the half of it. >> that is joe kernan.
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where is he going? >> wait, wait, wait. >> i see. he is moving his car because he doesn't trust me. i'll show you joe kernan. >> first gear is to get the car started. if you get into first gear smoothly, it's easy from there. clutch is in, right? >> brake's on. >> whip it over. we're okay. this is the part where we go. >> she did it! first try! wow! >> that wasn't bad. just a couple little bumps there. >> wow. >> hey. >> you're not in gear. >> ooh! >> something is broke. >> what are you making down there? >> i have to say, other than a couple grinds, she's very good. she's very good.
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i think we're ready for more serious obstacles. >> yeah. >> this is cnbc's cramer. >> what's going on? >> we need you to be a human obstacle in a course we set up. do you trust natalie? >> how long has she been in training? >> 10, 15 minutes now. >> you know what? maybe we should do this later. >> the market is closing. it's almost closed. i have to go. >> natalie this is the final test. we take you out on the open road. this obstacle course will be like driving on highway traffic. you come up to the yellow obstacle, come to a complete stop and then start again without stalling. now we were going have cramer at the end there. he said the markets were closing. he had to leave. >> convenient. >> so we have another friend of yours waiting at the end. make sure you don't run over him. in the words of bella karolli, can you do it.
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>> okay. >> wait. false start. false start. >> okay. one down. >> oh, al? do you think i'm going to hit you? sorry, al. >> that's my pupil. >> open road, baby. let's go. don't bring it down on me. >> we are really going out on open road with cars? >> yes. >> you do have two little kids, you know. >> you know what else i have? >> you need to put that up
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there. go ahead, sail that flag. >> here we come, new jersey. >> let's go, baby. >> you didn't put me on the hill test. >> you were pretty good. you did well. other than rolling over al. >> yeah. >> which is unfortunate. you were doing great. here is you and al. >> right. you didn't mean to do this. >> well, you know, i couldn't quite get it -- the gear in place in time. >> big heavy casualty. >> but then as we were leaving the cnbc parking lot, we pulled up to the gate house. the gate comes down, you stall. everything comes undone. >> by the way, who is embarrassed they don't know thou drive a stick? 25% of you say, yes, you're embarrassed. 7 75% say, no, who needs it? you're like me. >> but you know how now. >> you didn't see me on the hills. coming up, re-creating three of your favorite soups by cutting out the fat but not the flavor. we'll show you how she does it right after [ man ] welcome to the camry thrill ride! [ tires screech ] [ laughter ]
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>> good morning. good happy birthday. >> thank you. i love you guys. >> amazing. you look great. you look great. doesn't matter the age. >> thank you. >> let's start with creamy tomato soup. i love. one of my personal favorites. >> it's a staple on most restaurant lunch mean ynus, a lf the creamy deliciousness comes if heavy cream. a standard bowl will run you, if you can believe, 640 calories. so here's how you make ut slimmer. i take my pot. i saute it with all vegetables like carrots and onions. i add in tomato paste, a large can of the fire roasted dice tomatoes, an extra can of water. and instead of cream, i'm putting in tofu. >> really? >> this is eight ounces of tofu. it bumps up the nutrition and protein and you use an immersion blender. and you just literally blend it. >> exactly. >> it comes out creamy.
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>> look at that. it looks almost the same, right? >> the calories, 160. >> wow. >> it's a fraction of the calories. >> you want to try? >> now if you make this twice a week during the colder months -- >> i honestly cannot tell the difference. >> that's really good. make the swap twice a week, you're going to save yourself 23,000 calories and 15 cups of mayonnaise. >> that is really gross. okay. over here, french onion soup, another personal favorite of mine as well. but it is loaded with saturated fat? >> it is loaded with calories, too. all of those delicious caramelized onions are in butter. the hunk of white starchy bread and then smothered in full fat cheese. 620 calories. so here's how you make it just as delicious at home for a fraction of that. you're going to caramelize your onions and make sure that you use a little bit of olive oil or the oil spray and be patient. this is what makes the soup. the secret weapon is a half cup
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of red wine. >> i like that secret. >> use an inexpensive one. just something you like the taste of. don't spend a lot of money on it. then put in the broth as well. first let that wine evaporate so it infuses the onions. then when it's ready? >> low fat cheese on top. >> pop it into the oven on broil. it will be delicious. 225 calories. >> delicious. >> we shaved off 400 calories. you make that swap two times a week during the colder months, save your body 19,000 calories, equivalent of 38 slices of pizza. >> all right. >> and it tastes good. it tastes just as good. >> all right. keep willie away from the pizza. >> now we have the loaded potato soup. traditional version, 615 calories. >> what they're doing is it's a lot of potatoes, lots of carbs and full fat cheddar cheese and topped with sour cream and
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bacon, you name it. in the light version this is super simple. what you do is you take your broth and your water. instead of adding all the potatoes, i add one chopped potato, keep the skin on to keep the fiber up and three cups of call y cauliflower. this is light cream cheese. and you use that same blender, you're going to blend it up. 300 calories. best part, make the swap twice a week during colder months, you save yourself 15,000 calories and 88 chocolate cupcakes. >> i love those. >> keep them away from willie. >> joy bauer, thank you. happy birthday. all the recipes are on our website. take advantage. >> up next, we asked you to tell us your spouse's annoying
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on our website. take a look at the survey results to seat most annoying habits are, what drives us nuts. so first one being is what is the most annoying habit your spouse has? dirty dishes. top of the list. 49%. computer use, 23%. left over toe nail clips, 13%. >> we were just talking before. we all agree on the dirty dishes. >> very annoying. >> or not unloading the dishwasher. you both weigh in here. these are certainly topics that we all relate to. >> absolutely. as you were talking about, dirty dishes, the someone that idea may come along and do it. no, there is not. it is being responsible in your own house. we were talking before. i think it is just mess in general. there is this idea of who is going to pick up after themselves and as spouses, you want to be a team. work together. you want to feel that is happening. >> exactly. also the kitchen is the hub of the house. and so an untidy kitchen, untidy household. it gets to your core.
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>> what can we do to resolve that besides nag, nag, nag, which doesn't seem to work at my house. >> reach out and relate. guys, we don't think it's a big deal. honey this is why it's a big deal. then share the responsibility. a lot of couples final doing it together is easier. >> and say thank you. the key is, i know for us when it became an argument, i did it and then you don't recognize that i did it. it was a big deal because finally did it. so a little thank you get a long way. >> emptying the dish wash for a guy goes a long way. >> passive-aggressive behavior doesn't help when you put the dirty dish and put them in front of them over and over again? >> no. deep issues there. >> next question. what do you argue with your sibling about? let's see what our viewers said. childhood scars, 47%. dividing parents time, 24%. caring for aging parents, 23%, disciplining kids, 6%. >> well, you know, i think the fact is that when we go back in
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time -- we go back and n. time when we're with our siblings. and so the old things that might still be held on to you are going to impact how we relate now. when you go home to your parents house, you go back to the roles with your siblings. you have to sit down and talk about them as adults with respect. make it happen. >> let's look at one more question in our remaining seconds. this is what causes conflict with your in-laws? this one is a lot of people deal with. passive-aggressive behavior, 58%. the clubhouse leader there. >> it is. and it's a big thing with in-laws, they still want to be useful. you have to find a way to make them part of the team. let the child of the inlaw lead the charge. show a united front. they're still significant. >> we have to leave it there. thank you both. back in a moment.
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at 9:56 now. breaking news. a statewide amber alert has been issued for a newborn boy. here he is. henry romero. now, police think he was taken by his father, 22-year-old mesut gular, taken from their sunnyvale home. guler is of turkish descent. about 6 feet tall with a skinny build. he was last seen driving a 2004 brown gmc envoy like this with a golden eagle on the back window. the license plate number is 6hil 892. now, we're told this car may have been spotted in san diego. an early morning shooting in san francisco has turned deadly. it happened just before 5:00 this morning at third and bryant streets in san francisco a few blocks, in fact, from at&t park. one person has died in that shooting. now, it's unclear what led to it or if police have any suspects. wednesday brings along a very nice forecast. let's get it now from meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> hey, thank you.
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what a pretty day we have in store for you. then things are going to change, so don't let it get past you. we are talking about the warmest day of the week, and a major change starting tomorrow. 74 degrees in fremont for today. 73, last day of the 70s in san francisco. 75 in san jose, and 78 degrees on the way to gilroy. you'll notice between today and tomorrow not a big dropoff inland, but look at your temperatures at the coast. we're going to shave off about ten degrees between today and tomorrow, and we'll stay nice and cool with some rain on the way monday into tuesday. let's check your drive. here's mike. >> let's get a live look outside as things continue to change. 880 still slow northbound basically past the coliseum. no incident. just another tough day. 580 clearing nicely. bay bridge toll plaza, looking good, especially the fast track lanes. off the berkeley curve. fremont 880 really bogging down south of the bridge. the south bay, your northbound route starting to ease up, and in the north bay, no problems
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we'll see matinee this afternoon. a show called after midnight. >> we have il divo performing. >> yes. >> and we have lulas here. do you know what that stands for? >> little sisters. >> no, love you like a sister. they're all sisters. >> i'm getting so many comments about your podcast with me. >> people are listening. >> they are listening and loving it, and learning things about you that they never knew. >> all of kathie lee's podcasts are on there. >> i have three now. >> you are so big. >> who is bigger? >> we played one of kathie lee's christmas songs. why? it was november 5th and we
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thought it was time. >> that's regis, your other co-host. >> regis, what are you doing? >> we need to do a new version of it. >> by the way, i just wanted to point out when we played you singing -- what song was it, this one? >> no, it was. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >> i'm sorry, what did you say? ♪ silver bells silver bells ♪ >> turn that down. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >> that one. that's my favorite. >> when that song played our facebook page exploded. and people want your christmas album. >> i got one from somebody who said what the -- shut her up. that was my favorite one. >> delete that. if you want this christmas album -- >> who knew it was available? thank goodness for itunes. >> $9.99, only $10 for all of
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them. >> i used to be big. oh, i used to be hot. >> we have news about tom cruise. >> i thought this was old news. apparently it's new news. >> he is very upset because "life and style" ransom articles about that basically he abandoned suri. he got ticked off. he went to fight the tabloids in a $50 million lawsuit. >> yeah. >> and here is what's weird. you have to have depositions during those. all of the business comes out. he had some things that he said in his deposition like this. he said what i find the most disturbing is that i have to sit here and look at this photograph of my daughter with "abandoned by daddy." >> it says in court documents, i have in no way cut suri out of my life, physically, emotionally, financially, otherwise. remember, when katie holmes left him, it was a shock to him. and he had two movies in the
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pipeline, long, long -- they were going to be -- he had to go -- so that could not have come the a more inopportune time for him. all of a sudden he has this life thing to deal with, his marriage breaking up, his daughter. but he is bound by contract to be on a set. >> i do have to say when i first heard about him filing a $50 million lawsuit because the headlines said "daddy abandoned suri" which half of those things are wrong anyway. >> yep. >> i ooh thought he would go, oh, ridiculous and move on. it's talking about e-mails that show he is a good father. >> hitting him right where he lives, obviously. he is not a perfect person, but in his mind what he's being accused of is like the worst thing you can accuse him of. i know that feeling. frank and i did two times, we -- >> sued tabloids? >> not about anything they wrote about us, but what they wrote about our children because it was flat-out lies. we had settlements and won both of them.
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it was about them. you know, we, as adults, choose this life we're in. and all of this kind of coverage and scrutiny comes along with it. but your children don't. they're just born. you want to protect them. >> those headlines were from june 2012. that means by bringing it up now, we're talking about it -- >> it take that is long to do the depositions. >> right. >> it really does. it's a long, long process. let me tell you something. >> what? >> unbelievably expensive to sue. >> how much does it cost? >> oh, oh,o. i would say about half a million dollars each time you do, depending on. >> wow! >> and rarely do you win. although they -- who knows. he's not going to miss the money. i know that. it's the principle. we have breaking news about jennifer aniston's hair. >> what? >> it's big. you know she's known for her lid. everyone knows her because of her hair. she decided she was going to do something and get a brazilian keratin treatment. >> i always get confused by calling it a brazilian. >> stop. stop it. >> why would she want that on
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her head? >> she did the brazilian and apparently it did something -- the chemicals, whatever is in it damaged her hair and she had to chop it. >> irretrievably. >> to get it -- >> she is a beautiful, beautiful woman. even with short hair she will look adorable. it's the new thing anyway. >> it's distressing. when you have a bad hair treatment -- because there's a friend of mine who i know did a keratin treatment and she sd as me, should i do it? i said definitely. it totally wrecked the ends of her hair and she had this really short. >> not attractive. >> you know what? that was unnecessary. you know what? okay. everybody is so funny. why don't you continue showing the worst picture -- that was my prekeratin. now you know why i would risk it. >> never have to go to prison. >> i'm scared.
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i would look guilty, seriously. if my roots had to grow out and i looked like that, you would know i did it. >> guilty as hell, your honor. >> exactly. anyway, she's in a happy place in her life, a gorgeous man who loves her, is getting married. >> keratin is banned in certain countries. >> because it's dangerous. >> foreman al -- formaldehyde is in it. >> hoda doesn't care. >> they give you a gas mask. >> doesn't that tell you something? there's a person from the epa there every time. >> you put the gas mask on, they open the windows and you do the treatment. and it's worth it. here is something weird. >> by the way, canada -- >> what? o my god. >> the mayor. >> the crack-smoking mayor. >> can you believe that? >> now, doggone it, he's going to get back to work. let me put down my pipe and get back to work.
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>> he has said he has lifted 1,000 pounds, his words. >> he shouldn't have said that. >> shouldn't have. >> although you know who looks like he has had 1,000 pounds taken off him? >> chris christie. >> he looks fantastic. >> congratulations to him and to everybody, all the winners. so little time. >> anyway, here is something -- >> you know who you are. >> go through politics in 13 seconds. >> don't bore us with that stuff. we had to bring up jennifer's hair. >> here is something else that's very important. >> most important. >> there is a baby panda, 2-year-old panda in captivity in china. it will be released into the wild. they realize this baby panda has never been around other pandas. how will they solve this problem? >> the way smart people would. human beings put on panda outfits. to further confuse the little baby and put him into therapy for the rest of his life, the human being pandas smear
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themselves with panda poo so they don't give it away that they're human beings. you don't think he knows? >> he may not know. is he being released as we speak or around now. was that the real one? >> hard to tell. >> anyway, that's something, what they did. >> right now that little panda is released some place in the wild and going, i'm not prepared for this. i have some freaks walking around in outfits with panda poo smeared all over them. there's something new coming to your television set. we're not sure you're going to like it. >> it had to. in a waeeird way. >> we talk about add and people who want things quick. this is for people who don't want things quick. >> nice and easy. >> video of, for instance, a train going through the mountains. it goes on for seven hours or more. >> norway. what does the fox say?
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>> okay. they also had video of a woman knitting. >> for seven hours. >> lots of people knitting. >> just hours. >> goes on and on with the knitting. >> 1.3 million tuned in to watch the knitting broadcast. >> yeah. >> oh, my god. >> a lot of people knit. >> it is soothing. >> i would like to watch people fish. >> i like watching fishing. i really do. do you? >> if i'm fishing and my kid catches -- >> if i walk by and someone is fishing, i stop by, like in new orleans. >> how do you have time when you're so busy following bieber on his twitter account? >> i follow bieber on twitter and instagram. >> do you know why? she likes his abc. she wants to see pictures of his abs. >> i need to keep up so we can
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report on them on our show. we brought them on our show. how surprising was it to turn on the tv and see them singing with christin christina? ♪ giving up on you ♪ i will swallow my pride you're the one that i love who's saying good-bye ♪ >> i love that. >> well, they only played the really slow part of that, because in honor of slow television -- there are places in songs where it gets exciting. if you're only going to show a snippet. >> it's a slow song. >> i know but every ballad has a place where it builds. >> that was it.
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>> wow! okay. last night, team cee lo and team christina performed. first up from team cee lo, tamara and caroline. ♪ just turn around now weren't you the one who tried to hurt me with good-bye did you think i would crumble did you think i'ddlay down and die ♪ ♪ we don't notice side by side you think that i push you away ♪ >> good one, caroline. she has such an interesting voice, this one. >> yeah. >> i bet she will make it to the end. >> so nobody was picked or anything from that? they were just showcasing.
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>> no and i don't think we have time to show the rest. >> you can watch slow tv or dvr the show, which is what you should do. tonight we have a very big night. you're not going to se whatever is on tonight. >> oh, yes. we're meeting our advertisers out tonight for drinkies. tell you about it in the morning. are all the million things on your to-do list stressing you out, hoda? >> how to address the stress and turn things into something positive. if they're anything like positive. i[ male announcer ] like this is jim, a man who doesn't stand still. but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk.
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and almost no one gets through this life without dealing with it on one level or another. >> what are we all stressing about? we decided to hit the streets to find out. >> i am most stressed out in the day, actually. usually before i go to bed and i'm trying to anticipate the next day. and then sometimes in the morning if i haven't slept well because i spent the night stressing about something. >> what stresses me out the most is trying to get to work on time in the morning. >> i am most stressed out probably in the middle of the day, like when i'm trying to handle everything and get back to folks calling me, that kind of thing. >> my highest stress level time is in the morning when i'm trying to map out my day and the phone is ringing and people are wanting everything all at once. >> thing that is stress me out the most are kids, work, trying to balance everything through every day life. >> all righty. here to help turn that stress into positive energy is psychologist elizabeth lombardo, author of "a happy you: your
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ultimate prescription for happiness." you look like a happy little elf. >> you certainly do. >> thank you very much. >> we spoke to a woman who mainly stresses at night before she goes to bed and in the morning. >> we have to remember all stress isn't bad. there's actually good stress. >> latin word for good? >> something like that, yes. this stress is what we think of as stressed, feeling overwhelmed, anxious, you can't focus, you can't sleep. it's positive stress. it motivates us and inspires us to get things done. >> give us an example of a good kind of stress. >> planning a wedding. hopefully that's a positive thing you're looking forward to. >> it can easily become distress. >> it can. >> it's about managing. we have really busy days in the next three days. hoda and i were just talking about that. you have to take it one thing at
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a time. if you look at the whole thing it can freak you out. >> it's not the situation that causes stress but what we're saying to ourselves. if you have three days of oh, my gosh, i have to do it. how am i going to get this done? one day at a time is a great way to deal with that. >> isn't it anticipatory stress like oh, my god, this is a big thing that's coming. i used the big word, just wanted to point that out. >> what are we afraid of with stress? >> we tend to be very perfectionists. we want everything to be perfect instead of focusing on the passion, the fun and why you're doing this. >> it's hard sometimes to see the fun because you know that you have a deadline. you know your boss needs it by wednesday. finding the joy in that isn't always easy. >> it's not always easy. it's about your interpretation. if you have a big presentation, you can focus on i'm never going to get it done. i'm not going to sleep. that would be the distress.
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but good stress can be like it's going to take a lot of time and energy but it will be a good way to showcase to myself my boss how good i am. >> go on. >> no, i was just going to say -- i don't remember. everybody's anticipations are different and our priorities are really, really different. i remember the other day i had to rush home to get on the telephone. i was going to be late for an interview but i ended up passing right by my neighbor, who has been battling cancer and i said, you know what? i made the wrong choice. my choice should always be the neighbor. i walked over the next day, took over a bottle of wine, we sat and it meant the world that -- i was glad i caught myself like don't make the wrong choice, kathie. that stressed me out that i made the wrong choice! why am i yelling? >> you're passionate. i call it goldie locks syndrome. she didn't want her porridge too hot or too cold. >> it's a pain in the rear to be
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around somebody who is never happy with anything. >> right. no stress and you're bored to death. too much stress and we're overwhelmed. we're looking for that happy medium, just right for you. >> i told you, hodie. >> that's what i thought. thank you very much. >> if you didn't do so well on your s.a.t.s back in high school, here is your chance. >> you're about to get schooled in a fun game of who knew. >> it will be so much fun. and national singing sensations ♪ na na na na na ♪ i woke up to a new day ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] kraft added a touch of philadelphia cream cheese to our natural shredded cheese so you can bring a creamier melt to any morning. ♪ life is amazing with the love that i've found ♪ ♪
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good morning. 10:26. there's a statewide amber alert for a newborn boy. henry roam air wroe. police think he was taken from his sunnyvale home by his father, mesut guler. the mother called to report the kidnapping yesterday afternoon. this morning we have learned the suspect's car was spotted twice in san diego, and guler's phone pinged off a couple of cell phone towers down there. now, police want you to be on the lookout for him. he is of tshgish descent, 22 years old, 6 feet tall with a skinny build. police think he is in a car similar to this one. a 2004 brown gmc envoy suv with a dwoelden eagle on the back window. now, the car's license plate number is 6hil892. we'll take a look at your forecast and check the commute after the break.
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what a day we have in store now, and then things are going to change. we're talking about the warmest day of the week and a major change starting tomorrow. 74 degrees in fremont for today. 73, last day of the 70s in san francisco. 75 in san jose, and 78 degrees on the way tovggilroy. you'll notice between today and tomorrow not a big dropoff inland, but look at the temperatures at the coast. we're going to shave off about ten degrees between today and tomorrow, and we'll stay nice and cool with some rain on the way monday into tuesday. let's check your drive. here's mike. >> chilling in the bay area.
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over here towards the peninsula, finally a calmer flow. south 101 still a good volume of traffic. the maps will show you have slowing in through palo alto and north through mountain view. it's not that atypical of a commute. a series of crashes north 280 have cleared slowing there, and we're looking at oakland at 808 and now clearing to downtown. get you back to the "today" show. we're back with more on this wines day wednesday. we're ready to play "who knew" and are heading back to school to see if we can ace those s.a.t.s. kathie lee is across the street at the nbc experience store. and those who get the answer right get $100. those who don't get kathie lee's cd. we asked this question, here it is. five plus five plus five equals
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550. we said draw one straight line to make this true. please show us what you're talking about. >> very simple. 545 plus 5 equals 550. >> i would have never gotten that. >> let's go across the street to kathie lee. >> you think i come over here to play this game but the truth is that all these years i come over to visit my boyfriend, joseph. today is a special day, isn't it, hon? >> i guess it is. >> what is it today? >> my 86th birthday. >> i love this man. he is so special. happy birthday. >> thank you. >> i'm going to give him "scandalous" happy birthday. he would probably rather have the money, but you're stuck with that. thank you, joseph. god bless you, honey. you're from california, sir. hoda's impulsive nature and sudden whims led her friends to label her, one, bombastic,
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capricious or decorous. >> decorous. >> hee is that, too. >> the correct answer is -- >> capricious. you are decorous because you are marked by good taste. you have to look for the clue in the sentence and that is impulsive nature. you'll see these type of sentence xlooegs completicomple s.a.t. a hot dog stand carries four types of bread and seven kond me condiments. how many different combinations of one type of bread and one condiment are possible from this hot dog stand? >> i'm going to say 28. >> wow! genius. >> she is a smart one. 28 combos. >> that's a great job. that's the right answer. and in a math section, you're going to see math questions from tenth grade and earlier.
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you'll see simple arithmetic, geometriry. you even see things from seventh and eighth grade. >> where is this from, seventh grade? >> i would say that's in the easier part of the math section. >> also from st. louis, because playing a musical instrument increases brain activity it is sometimes used as a what to promote learning in children? condition, highlight, stimulus or dictum? >> i'm going to say stimulus. >> you are a very bright girl. >> smart. yes indeed, she's correct. stimulus. >> she is correct. and it's important to have that strong vocabulary when you go into the s.a.t. when you are studying for this test make sure you have a great list of words. working with our company, our tutors give the students the most frequently used vocabulary words in the s.a.t. >> there are ten rooms in a
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school, okay? each room contains at least 15 desks but not more than 20 desks. which of the following could be the number of desks in the school? 100, 140, 180 or 210? >> 140. >> she's going to going to get a lovely cd by kathie lee, that great singer. >> the correct answer 180. >> a minimum of 150 desks in this case and a maximum of 200 desks. you're looking for that number that's in between those two. there's only one number here, which was 180. but again in the math section, it is in order of difficulty. first third of the math test are easy questions, second-third, medium, last third, hard questions. think about where you are in the test and how much you need to focus on those questions. >> thank you for joining us. we really appreciate it. you already know their famous brother, bruno mars. now it's time for the sisters to share the spotlight [ female announcer ] make every smile
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singles sold worldwide. he is doing all right. >> he is about to share the spotlight with his also very talented sisters known as the lylas, who are about to hit reality tv. they are jamie, tajita, tiara and presley. hi, ladies. >> how are you? >> hi lylas. >> hi. >> lylas stand for. >> love you like a sister. >> who came up with that name? >> jamie. >> is mars your last name in reality or does he make that name up? >> no. >> that's silly bruno. is his name bruno? >> it's a nickname. he had it since he was like 2 years old. >> when you watched his saeasse and watched him hit the stage and explode, were you surprised or did you know it was in him? >> we knew it. and it was just when is his time and now is his time. >> so incredible. >> yeah.
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>> now it's your turn. >> move over, bruno. >> do you guys all sing together as a family when you were growing up? >> yes. >> yes. >> we grew up in a musical family. >> in hawaii. >> yeah. there was a karaoke machine since there were eight tracks. our grandparents had it. we were the puerto rican singing family. >> you have a single out. we'll see your struggles to make it on your own in a big music business and it will probably help you and hurt you that you are bruno mars' -- >> exactly. >> right? >> he gets the super bowl. >> he got a head start on you. >> one, getting into the music industry and then being bruno mars' sisters. >> what type of music do you sing together? >> we grew up singing a lot of '50s. our parents had a show called "the love note show." >> doo-wop? >> what do you love singing
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together? >> the supremes. ♪ baby love >> can you do that one? >> what do you love? >> sing one of our songs. >> do it. >> okay. >> okay. >> ready? ♪ since you left i can't breathe. baby come back to me ♪ ♪ the moment you went away i could see that i lost the greatest part of me ♪ >> little wilson phillips. it has that familiar thing. that's a real compliment. we're happy for you guys. this is going to be fun. >> certainly. >> you seem like sweet people. stay that way or hoda and i -- of course you will. >> oh! well, we're all sharing. >> you share and we'll share. >> everybody's legal? everybody's legal. the lylas will premiere this friday night on we tv at 9:00,
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did you ever have one of those why didn't i think about that moment? well, you're about to have a lot of them. >> style editor and author of "the power style" bobbie thomas is back with concepts that will make your life less complicated. >> i'm really excited. first up, a very clever name and concept. knapsack. you need a diaper bag, you're ready to go. then this nap sac literally turns into -- >> what? >> stop it. >> changing pad and bassinet for the baby. it lays flat to be a play pad or
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changing pad. that's inside. the four pockets roll out. >> that's awesome. >> isn't it great? you can take it out, wash it. >> adorable. next, something you should keep in your bag if you've gone into a smoky bar. you can't get the smell out. these are the world's first deodorant removing wipes. it will take the smell, sort of like febreeze but something you can stick in your purse. >> really? >> smell. just a couple of dollars worth sticking in your purse. and this is something that i'm obsessed with. >> what is it? >> they've come up with what they call the one brush. tess a pricey investment, but they claim they can swap ten of your brushes out of your bag. i was amazed. you can go from liquid -- you can go from liquid and then switch to powder. >> it doesn't clump up? >> no, and back again because
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it's goat hair t will wipe right off. the product won't stick to it. >> what if you switch to brush? >> bronzer, blush, switch in between. it's unbelievable. under your eyes. >> i would have never thought that have. >> me either. >> such a good idea. this is the sash bag. i wanted to give you an all tern testify to the fanny pack. >> who did this one? rolling stones keith richards wife? >> similar. this one is a lot more affordable. >> yeah. that is quite pricey. >> these are all under $100. some of them start around $49. it's hands free. it has clever pockets inside and they're reversible. you can get brown and black in one bag. >> wow! cute. >> and pockets. >> would you wear that? >> i usually wear a fanny pack when i'm walking. i don't know. >> it would be great if you're going to europe and don't want to carry your purse, traveling
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somewhere. >> that's cute. >> or in the amazon. i don't know. >> hoda, you're going to love this one. these are called cord crunchers. wrap them around your wrist. take them in your bag. you know how your headphones get tangled? >> yes. >> this is the most clever thing ever. pull this out. in order to get them back, you literally slide them back so they won't tangle anymore. >> i love this. love, love, love. >> very smart. >> i'm obsessed with -- >> very smart. >> this is a helpful reminder. you can record ten-second messages on your fridge. it's a magnetic place to press the button to remember what you thought. >> new heels. >> this is a clever way to remind yourself if you have a roommate or kids. this is a charger, usb port that you can slip inside your wallet, 25 bucks. and this is the selfie. it's so great. it allows you to take it -- in
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here. take perfectly posed pictures and then you can put your phone or ipad down and you'll see that this little extension plugs in for $19. so you can set up a professionally opposed picture. >> cute. >> packing list, it's online. >> packing list? >> you can print it out, download it, print it out. it will help you to remind you of things you didn't think to pack. >> who is better than bobbie? >> nobody! they're awesome and their good looks ain't so bad either. >> they're taking on broadway for the first time and are giving us a sneak peek. first this is "today" on nbc. would look like john stamos.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you
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by toyota. il divo has been making beautiful music for a decade, discovered by none other than -- >> simon cowell. >> -- simon cowell. >> they're getting ready to make their broadway debut with grammy winner heather headley. great to see you all again. so -- >> yes, david? >> david. >> is broadway exciting for you guys? this is a new adventure for you. >> hugely exciting for us on many different levels. this will be my second time being on broadway, but broadway in general is such a wonderful genre for us. so many different musical styles have come into play since its inception. we're all about incorporating musical styles. >> what about heather headley? >> what can we say that hasn't been said? >> what about heather headley?
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>> she just came from london where she has been rehearsing -- >> the bodyguard. >> yes. we're hearing great things. for six shows starting when? >> yes, yes. we start tomorrow night. >> what are you singing for us today, guys? >> we're going to do "can you feel the love." >> from "the lion king." here they are. ♪ [ foreign language ]
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♪ ♪ and can you feel the love tonight tonight it is where we are where we are it's enough for this wide-eyed wanderer that we got this far ♪ ♪ and can you feel the love tonight tonight how it's laid to rest
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it's enough to make kings and vagabonds believe the very best ♪ ♪ [
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hey, that breaking news an amber alert spanning the entire state. officers now looking for this man and his newborn baby boy. the fear is they're already hundreds of miles away from home. good morning. thank you very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. this child last seen at an apartment complex on helen avenue in sunnyvale. today in the bay christie smith is in sunnyvale.
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this started with a fight about moving the child out of state. >> that's exactly right. the mother is it still here this morning at the family apartment. what investigators are telling us is that the mother and the father got into


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