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that's the good news. >> let's hope that remains the same. markets are looking sunny side up. a live look at dow jones. good morning. massive manhunt. communities on good morning, massive manhunt, communities on edge outside chicago and schools shut down as the search intensifies for three men who gunned down a beloved police officer. we're on the ground with the very latest in the desperate search for the suspects. ready to run? a dramatic return to the political stage for vice president joe biden with his first major speech since buzz about a 2016 run began and jeb bush and donald trump rachet the slug fest over who's the real con sefb tif. american hero -- >> we did whatever we could to disarm him. >> nbc news exclusive with the california man who helped stop a terrorist planning a deadly
attack on a paris bound train. look out below. a construction worker narrowly escapes death after a steam pipe explodes just underneath him. co-workers scramble to help their injured colleague and it's all caught on tape, wednesday, september 2nd, 2015. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody, welcome to "today." it's wednesday morning. we've got willie in while matt enjoys the week off. we've got breaking news at the top. this massive manhunt north of chicago for three killers behind the cold blooded murder of a local police officer. it is a search that has this community on edge this morning. nbc's john yang is in fox lake, illinois with the very latest on this story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah, community not only on
edge but in mourning, tributes to the slain officer piling up here at the fox lake police department. meanwhile, the schools are closed as part of this search and there's been a bit of a shift. they have given up the focus search on a two square mile area in favor of what they call saturation patrol. they pledge they won't give up until the three suspects are in custody. overnight, federal, state and local authorities executed the massive intense manhunt for the three men suspected much gunning down lieutenant charles gl gliniewicz. >> has support has been unmatched and dearly missed. >> reporter: gliniewicz was on routine patrol when he radioed he was engaging three suspects engaged in suspicious activity. when backup arrived. >> send everybody you possibly can, an officer is down. >> reporter: fellow officers
found him shot and his gun and other gear missing. >> suspects to be considered armed and dangerous. >> reporter: heavy armed officers in s.w.a.t. gear flooded the area, in the air with helicopters and on the ground with k9 units, the entire community on virtual lockdown, told to stay behind closed doors. >> we're asking residents in the fox lake area to please be on the alert if they see anything suspicious. >> reporter: the community is on edge. >> i will not be going home until i know that everything is okay. >> reporter: across fox river, residents paid tribute to the officer known as gi joe or lt for his rank. for three decades he mentored young people giving a taste of law enforcement as seen on videos he posted on facebook. >> he would always be there if you needed them. truly horrible. he makes all of us want to become a police officer more and more. >> reporter: gliniewicz was on the police force for more than 30 years, he talked about retiring last month but the
chief talked him into staying a little bit longer to help out. savannah? >> so sad. john yang in fox lake, illinois. let's turn to shawn henry, nbc news analyst and aformer assistaassist ant director of the fbi. it sounds the manhunt began quickly after the shooting happened. do you think it's likely the suspects are still in the general area? >> you know, savannah, we're not sure. there's opportunity to get onto the interstate there, whether they are holed up in a residence in some nearby building there or whether they are able to get out to take off and evade the police before they could set up perimeter, it's unclear. what we have to remember is these people, this likely happened unannounced. this was not premeditated but probably did not have any money. they don't have food or water. they need to get those basic
necessities and they are going to have to look for them somewhere. we're going to rely on the community take taking some efforts to obtain resources. >> we know so little about them beyond this description, two white men and one black man. do you think police might know more than letting on publicly, perhaps their identity? >> they very well might. we have an initial crime scene and there may be a cigarette butt or discarded coffee cup. there may be fingerprints. if in fact it was a burglary in process, they might have been able to collect evidence there. they might have information. this is also a small community, about 10,000 people, it's very probable i think these are people from the community in the area and that somebody may know who these folks are. >> do you think they are still together or maybe split up thinking that was a better way to elude capture? >> i would think they would split up since the only information we have right now is two white males and one black male.
that's all people have to go on. if you see those people walking down the street they are obviously going to be a 911 call. i think were they to split up, this makes it three separate fugitive investigations rather than one. much more challenging for law enforcement and difficult to apprehend these people. >> terrible loss for that community. shawn henry, thank you. >> now to the race for the white house. both parties making big headlines this morning, the gloves are off for republican candidates jeb bush and donald trump, locked an aggressive battle of ads and words. joe biden is stepping into the political spotlight for first time since serious speculation began about his possible plans to run for president. with a speech later today in the key swing state of florida. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is in miami. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, you said it, florida is a critical battlegrounds and today joe biden will get his first taste of what a potential 2016 run
would feel like, with hillary clinton looking increasingly vulnerable, people close to joe biden tell nbc news he's reassessing the odds and recalculating and he's been finding a lot of support from his donors as well as from potential staff. people have told him he needs the time to wait that he certainly has it. first potential deadline for joe biden may be about six weeks from now, october 13th, that's the first democratic debalt rig bait right now and last week told committee members of the dnc he might not have the emotional fuel to run, that's what he says he's assessing right now. the draft biden folks, trying to compel joe biden to run tell me they have hired staff for first time in another key state, the state of south carolina. so far biden has been touching all of the bases and speech today is about the importance of community colleges here in florida. he'll speak to jewish leaders on the iran deal as well.
he'll secelebrate labor day in pittsburgh with labor leaders and late next week, the new stephen colbert show, remember the governor announced that bid in 2003 and letterman in 2007 hosted john mccain when he made his presidential announcement we wait until next thursday to see. >> a lot to think about for joe biden in the next few weeks, peter alexander, thanks. the republicans in the bitter war of words between leading contenders jeb bush and donald trup p. it is heating up and does not look like it's going to end any time soon. we have hallie jackson with that part of the story. good morning. >> good morning, going after donald trump hasn't always worked for other candidates but this morning there's a fresh push to try to take down the republican front-runner as jeb bush, one of trump's most frequent targets, fights back. >> the gop war of words now escalating with the new intensity from jeb bush,
delivering one of his hardest hits yet against donald trump in the new video. >> i'm pro-choice in every respect and as far as it goes. >> as far as singing payer, it works in canada and incredibly well in scotland. >> he's not a guy who's a conservative. using his own words is not a mischaracterization. >> bush on offense in two languages. [ speaking spanish ] >> he wants to define trump as a democrat, that's the way bush and many in the republican establishment see as a way for trump to be taken down. >> reporter: late tuesday, trump brushed it off. >> new york city, everybody was a democrat practically. >> the billionaire businessman still on top of the polls as he bashes bush at nearly every stop. >> you notice jeb never uses his last name. this guy can't negotiate his way out of a paper bag. he's very low energy. >> reporter: trump is on the attack again, slamming bush and his brother for their ties to the clintons. >> when does that make hillary clinton to the bush family?
>> my sister-in-law. >> reporter: trump's hit coming on social media where he's touting 30 million mentions in the last week. bush appears to have the edge in a different battle, the one for latino votes whose support could be key to 2016, which may be why trump reached out to the hess hispanic chamber of commerce for a private meeting. >> the rest of the gop field may be sidelined for now but ready to take the stage at the next debate and carly fiorina will likely be on the main stage as cnn changed the participation rules, she's been polling better and her campaign she's she's earned her place with the rest of the top ten. >> thank you. president obama is using his trip to alaska to highlight the
impact of global climate change. he advice ised a glacier that receded due to less snow and warmer summers. >> he took a boat tour of the spectacular seward bay and commented earlier in the tour, we want to make sure our grand kids can see this. >> beautiful country up there. let's move over to the battle of same-sex marriage putting a kentucky county clerk in the national spotlight after she defied orders to issue marriage certificates to same sex couples and now facing jail time and due in court on thursday. gabe gutierrez is morehead, kentucky. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, though the issue is gay marriage, the county courthouse stop issued all marriage licenses, the clerk doesn't want to discriminate but now her opponents are fighting to have her held in contempt. >> we're not issuing marriage licenses today.
>> reporter: a county clerk in kentucky is in the national spotlight. denying the supreme court. >> why are you not issuing marriage licenses today? >> because i'm not. >> under what authority? >> under god's authority. >> reporter: in june the nation's highest court ruled gay couples have a right to get married. >> it's our civil right, plain and simple. >> we love jesus, yes we do. >> reporter: davis has become a hero to opponents here. >> what we're rallying for is religious freedom. that's what this is about. no employee should have to leave their religious beliefs at the door. >> reporter: two federal courts ruled against her ordering her to do her job. the supreme court has now declined those orders in a written statement, davis says it is not a light issue for me. it is a heaven or tell decision. >> he shaz a problem with her name authorizing religious belief. >> some question her principles saying she was divorced three times and on her fourth marriage.
her lawyer says in the past -- >> she's a change the person, four and a half years ago there was a different kim davis. she had done a lot of mistakes and wernt to church and gave her life to the lord. >> april miller and karen roberts have been together 11 years and now denied a marriage license three times. >> it is really -- it really hurts to get denied each time. it makes us feel marginalized and ostracized. >> it's frustrating and getting to the point where i get angry now. >> reporter: because she was elected kim davis cannot be fired, only removed by impeachment. a federal judge ordered her to appear tomorrow to explain whi should not be held in contempt of court and fined. >> gabe gutierrez, thanks. >> we have natalie with the latest on the roller coaster that is the stock market these days. >> that's right, guys, anxious eyes on wall street this morning and stocks opened higher after plummeting on tuesday. the dow's 470-point loss on tuesday was the third steepest
drop of the year. this morning the blue chips climbed about 200 points just after the opening bell. asian stocks also recovered from sharp losses earlier today. six baltimore police officers indicted in the death of freddie gray are in court today. hearings will be held over the next two weeks to decide several key issues including whether charges should be dismissed and whether the trial should be moved out of baltimore. freddie gray was arrested in april and suffered a spinal cord injury while in police custody. he died a week after his arrest. city officials are now gearing up for protest and potential unrest during the two weeks of hearings. back to that dra matdic video that shows a construction worker in the direct line of fire of a steam pipe explosion and seconds before the blast you can hear a co-worker encourage him to climb out of the pipe. >> get out. >> video of this 2014 incident
just released by the county of san is a clara, california is part of an ongoing dispute with turner construction. the video shows a clear breakdown in safety protocol and turner construction setsz the county is trying to divert attention from the own mismanagement of the product. the man in the video was badly injured and never returned to his job. stunning allegations against two former employees at a day care center in new jersey. they are accused of encouraging children ranging in the ages from 4 to 6 to fight on camera and then sharing that video on social media. day care officials say the two employees were fired and none of the children involved in the fight appear to have suffered serious injuries and prosecutors believe that it only happened once. now to a fishtail like no other. we've seen how drones can take breath taking pictures and monitor wildfires and even deliver packages, but how about
this, using a drone to catch a fish. derrick clinging berg reeled one in in his first attempt. it wasn't a very big one. >> come on. >> hopefully he throws back. but not before taking the selfie with the firn with a catch of the day. >> you're a tough crowd. the guy catches a fish with a drone and -- >> wasn't that big of a fish. >> catch and release. >> natalie, you keep your principles, by golly, thank you so much. >> i thought i was pretty excited about the next video but maybe not. let's see what natalie says, this is a microburst, monsoon moisture, look at this. this is -- it's a maxi video, phoenix arizona at sunset. on the left you can see the lightning strikes and on the right you can see that rain coming out and even see power flashes as power goes out down there in phoenix. let's show you what's going on right now. we're talking a hot start to
september. here's what's happening. we've got this big area of high pressure. that's going to be this dome of high pressure. our maps are stuck. okay, well, we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. hi. need an appraisal? yeah. we do. vo: when selling your car, start with a written offer, no strings attached. carmax. start here. good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. today temperatures will be cooler than yesterday after the morning clouds clear out. a lot of sunshine. san mateo up to 79 degrees. embarcadero at 70 degrees.
napa 74. and the tri-valley topping out in the low to mid-80s. in livermore, expect a high of 86. hayward tops out at 74. and it will be cooler today and also for the next few days before the holiday weekend. and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. preparations are under way in new york this morning for pope francis to visit central park this month during his first trip to the united states. tuesday the vatican announced priests may now forgive women who have had abortions. this during the upcoming year of mercy. the pope isn't alone when it comes to a change of heart. look at this new poll of catholics released overnight. according to the pew study a third of catholics say terminating a pregnancy is not a sin. among church-going catholics nearly a fourth don't see abortion as sinful. that's not all. the catholic church teaches premarital sex, garj and divorce are wrong but american catholics
do not agree. >> when it came to living together without walking down the aisle, 65% polled said it is not a sin. for gay catholics they are increasingly gaining acceptance. 50% of all catholics said being gay is not a sin. the number dropped to 27% among those who attend mass regularly. while traditional family values were adeal according to the polls 87% said they were accepting of single parents and 7 of 10 said divorce is not a sin. you are seeing what the u.s. catholics are saying in advance of the pope's visit. >> he'll be here later this month. coming up, wrestling legend jimmy snooka accused in the murder of his girlfriend more than 30 years ago. what triggered police to re-open the cold case. >> and nbc news exclusive with the american hero who helped stop a terror attack on the paris-bound train. he take s us inside the moment they came face to face with the
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a mercedes-benz suv with the heart and soul of a race car. very good wednesday morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. three santa clara county jail correctional deputies are now being investigated in death of an inmate last week. according to court documents, the inmate who died is named michael tyree. sources tell our investigative unit he was severely beaten and suffered lacerations to his liver and spleen. the coroner's office has not issued its findings. on the record the shaoffice sai the guards found tyree unresponsive in his cell. the union has retained attorneys. check in with meteorologist kari hall with a look at forecast. >> low clouds back in san francisco. and also some cooler
temperatures settling in. expect a high of 82 today in los gatos and palo alto. and sunset at 68 degrees. some clearing this afternoon. napa 74. oakland 74. and pleasanton topping out at 85 degrees. mike, first a chicken in the road and now a duck. >> shot of 101, motor siblg pulled over, unrelated. build northbound 101. north of the shot, allen rock, a duck on the shoulder and trying to get over into lanes, possibly word of caution there. the duck is apparently flight front of the motorcycle from what i understand. can't see. give you the rest of the report. we'll keep watching this. traffic smoothly for the rest of the bay. building through the northbound routes throughout the south and the east bay. southbound past the san mateo. bay bridge toll plaza has a backup. i'll keep watching for the duck in san jose. >> it was at the very bottom of your screen. it may have been a goose. all right.
happy wednesday. it's 7:30, the second of september, 2015. yes, you are listening to brad paisley. he'll be here in a couple of days for the summer concert series. friday morning, come early and often. we'll have brad in concert. nice to have you here. >> great guy. funny guy. going to be a big show. >> good. >> let's look at headlines today. schools are shut down in a community outside chicago where a manhunt is under way for the three suspects who gunned down a beloved police officer. federal agents, s.w.a.t. teams and police dogs are helping in the search as residents are told to stay home. >> a federal judge said the kentucky county clerk who won't
issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of religious beliefs has until close of business today to comply. kim davis was ordered to appear in court on thursday. she could face jail time or fines. >> president obama wraps up his three-day tour of alaska today. the president used the trip to highlight the harmful effects of climate change on alaska's delicate landscape. now to an arrest three decades in the making. on tuesday, pro wrestling legend jimmy "superfly" snuka was arraigned in a decades old murder of his girlfriend. craig melvin has the story. craig, good morning to you. >> savannah, good morning. jimmy snuka is out of jail on bond. this arrest comes two years after two journalists started digging on a cold case so old when the death in question happened one of the journalists hadn't been born yet. >> all we have to do is right in there. >> reporter: his fans know him simply as "superfly."
>> "superfly" is 15 feet high! >> reporter: jimmy snuka entertained arenas for more than three decades with his signature flair and high flying flash. now a cold case dating back more than 40 years revived. the pro wrestling legend charged with murder. prosecutors say in 1983 while on tour with the then world wrestling federation snuka called for medical help from a pennsylvania motel. his 23-year-old girlfriend nancy argentina was gasping for air and oozing from the mouth. she died at a local hospital. an autopsy found skull fractures and 39 contusions across her body. at the time snuka was the only person of interest but was never charged. that changed tuesday. the district attorney charged him with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. >> some additional witnesses came forward. more information was uncovered. mr. snuka wrote a book that the
grand jury considered in making the presentment. >> reporter: 30 years after her death, two journalists triggered renewed interest in the case with a feature that the d.a. acknowledged when announcing the renewed investigation. >> when i started working on the story, i never thought there would be charges against jimmy snuka. as we kept working on the story i thought the case became more compelling that maybe they might take a second look. >> reporter: world wrestling entertainment said wwe expresses continued sympathy to the family for their loss. ultimately, this legal matter will be decided by the injury additional system. snuka's daughter, herself a popular wrestler currently with the wwe, has not commented. now 72, snuka said he was diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. in his 2012 autobiography he maintains innocence saying i
never hit nancy or threatened her. he said if i was guilty of anything it was cheating on my wife and that was it. he's expected back in court later this month for a preliminary hearing. savannah? >> thank you very much. >> now to the american heroes who stopped a terror attack on a train bound for paris. the last few weeks have been a whirlwind. france gave them that country's top honor. president obama called and their names are known around the world. one of them sat down with lester holt for an nbc news exclusive. lester is here this morning. >> good morning. anthony sadler is a 23-year-old college student. he was on his first ever trip to europe. he was traveling with two friends who were in the military. he doesn't have any combat or first aid training but when a gunman entered the train car august 21, saturday sadler didn't hesitate to follow his friends into action. what alerted you that something was wrong? >> i was asleep. there was a gunshot, glass breaking. a train employee sprinted down
the aisle past us. that woke me up. i turned around to see the gunman entering the train car. my friend alek tapped spencer on the shoulder and said, go get him. spencer was first. i saw him make it to the gunman. i thought, we have a chance now. once he got there we followed up and did whatever we could to disarm him. >> reporter: you must have played in your mind how it could have gone the other way on that train? >> in the days since i thought how easily things could have gone the other way. when we got up to rush him, he did fire at spencer. it never went off. the whole time i was expecting a gunshot to go off, but it never came. >> reporter: next thing you know you're with the president of france having medals pinned on you. >> yeah, it was pretty surreal. i was out of the country for the first time trying to experience things. now i'm a hero in another country. it's crazy to think about. >> reporter: we share sacramento roots. you're a big deal here. >> yeah. >> reporter: my mother said, you know he's from sacramento. what's it like being back?
>> it's great. i love being back where i'm familiar. to be back in sacramento, around people i know, my friends and family. it's been pretty great. >> reporter: do you think we all may have this in us and not know it until we are put to the test of a feeling that i need to respond? >> i think so. i don't think i'm different from the average american. when people are faced with the situation i feel it is a choice. like you think, should i do something or should i go hide? i want everybody to know they should do something. me and spencer and alek have grown up talking about what we would do in those situations and we said we would act, but you never know. >> you never know until you are in a dangerous situation. >> yeah. you could always say it's different when it happens. i'm glad i was with those two. i wouldn't pick any other two people to go through that with. >> there is such an outpouring of support for these young men. there is even a fund to pay off
sadler's college loans. he is studying sports medicine. he wants to become a pro sports trainer. more on the conversation tonight on nbc "nightly news." i think everybody is justifiably proud of them. >> amazing. >> he will be popular on campus. >> he talked about now being recognized. his life is turned upside down. >> the pride of sacramento. you, too, lester. >> he's a bigger deal. >> thank you. let's go to al for a check of the weather. >> all right, guys. thanks so much. we have nice folks hanging out. a retired school teacher from maine. when did you retire? >> this year. >> that's great. enjoying yourself? >> yes. >> excellent. thanks for the work you do. let's see what's happening today. we have shower activity down through florida. remnants of erika pushing through. it will hang around. really we're looking at scattered showers through the weekend. could be locally heavy downpours. as we move to the southwest, we are looking at scattered showers.
we showed you earlier the micro burst. all the moisture streaming up from a tropical depression. if it becomes a storm, it would become kevin. we are look at heavy downpours and the possibility of flash flooding. some areas may pick up up to two inches of rain in the southwest. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it's in the low 60s now and will be a comfortable day with a mix of sun and clouds. expect a high of 74 in the east bay. peninsula 76 south bay top out at 79. san francisco up to 70 and 83 degrees in the north bay. very nice weather today. into the next couple of days, as well. warming up for the weekend. have a great day. get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable, weather.com online. >> coming up in trending, college students reach an
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the announcement of identical twin girls on the way in december drew congratulations. friends and fans on social media calling the yahoo! ceo a role model. love hearing great news from other successful and inspiring mom-eos said one. your kids will be lucky to have someone like you to look up to. in her post, she wrote about her plans to keep working. since my pregnancy has been healthy and uncomplicated and this is a unique time in yahoo!'s transformation, i plan to approach the pregnancy and delivery as i did with my son three years ago, taking limited time away and working throughout. >> she has the resources and flexibility to be able to choose what's right for her. but not everyone is so lucky. >> reporter: that was also a common refrain that mayer with nannys and a nursery is the exception. how nice for you, wrote one. try that at a regular job. most women in america take only
a short time off because they can't afford more. not because they are running a fortune 500 company. >> only 13% of people in the united states of america have paid family leave. >> reporter: in a 2012 survey, 23% of women interviewed were back at work within two weeks of having a child. maybe it's not all financial. on social media, some said her decision reflects the pressure women feel to be at the job 24/7. sheila darcy is part owner of a media advertising firm and a mom. >> when marissa mayer makes those decisions she's leading by example. because we have a community of other like-minded women, it makes it easier. we have people that appreciate it. >> reporter: still, even if she isn't taking advantage of her own policy, marissa mayer did extend leaves for new moms at yahoo! to 16 weeks paid. eight weeks for new dads or adoptive parents. that, too, is a trend.
>> a ground swell is growing in the united states of america with the most highly, successful, profitable companies offering more paid family leave to new parents. >> the question becomes if long leaves are offered will employees take the time. research has shown when employees are offer unlimited vacation time they don't take it all because they feel it will make them look bad if they take too much time off. >> pressure. >> absolutely. >> i wish we could just support the choice, whatever you're doing. >> true. >> that was the majority of the reaction to what we said first. supportive, congratulations. but then there is an undercurrent we have an been talking about it. how much is too much, too little time. that's what's being debate. >> that's a debate people have internally. a lot of reaction. carson is keeping track of it. hey, carson. >> marissa mayer's decision has sparked quite the conversation on social media. specifically the discussion of whether bosses should lead by example. we asked you at today.com what do you think, should managers take the full parental leave.
overwhelmingly, 94% of you saying yes. 6% say no. in reference to mayer, kerry writes it is great she expanded leave for other moms. too bad as a woman in a powerful position she feels she can't take the same. another comment. she should do what's right for her family. i hope the other yahoo! parents feel free to take off the full amount of time they are eligible for. another comment came in. there you go. and she understands business. you've got to be there when you are the boss. there you have it. again, this is a discussion that doesn't appear to be dying down any time soon. back to you. >> there's no easy answer. no one size fits all. >> all three of us took a different amount of time off. >> she's a very unique case. >> of course. >> ceo of a huge company. >> huge company. most of all congrats, twin girls! up next, a new way to look at kanye's epic vma speech. we'll have that and more after this.
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very good morning to you. 7:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. hard to watch video sparking finger pointing in the south bay. that was a look at a construction accident last year as crews were installing a steam pipe at a facility now under construction at valley medical center. the worker there, he walked away even after being shot from that pipe. santa clara county calls it proof turner construction is not holding up its end of the deal to finish the project. they argue turner neglected work to finish another high-profile project, levi's stadium. both sides must reach an agreement by friday or new contractor will be hired to finish the hospital. let's check the forecast with meteorologist kari hall. nice day. >> beautiful day, laura. temperatures coming down from yesterday. a live look at mt. tam, clear
skies and a few clouds here and there as we go into the day, clearing with a high of 82 in los gatos. san mateo 79 degrees. the marina will be at 65 degrees today. 80 in the novato. 85 in pittsburg. and pleasanton reaching 85 degrees. let's see how traffic is moving now with mike. >> very slowly. all around the bay, red around both bridges, bay bridge and san mateo bridge. over to the peninsula now, typical pattern. big kick in for the next hour and a half throughout the commute. north 87 curtner a crash moving to the shoulder, recovery there. 101, let me show you video, look at this, this is where that goose was, not a duck. chp bottom of the screen, goose made it safely out of the area. chp stuck around to make sure it flew away and no longer in lanes of traffic. better news and chp was not hit or injured either. >> a lot of traffic out there in the morning. certainly flew the coop. we'll be back with another update. a lot going on out there.
♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, a school divided. students at a missouri high school walk out in protest after a trans gender student is granted the right to use the girls' locker room. >> i'm not doing this for myself or attention. i'm doing this for trans gender people. >> we'll take you inside the debate that split a community apart. then, not so young at heart. why your heart may be older than your real age. how you can find out and what you can do to reverse it. and loving it. egg mcmuffin lovers rejoice. while millions are applauding mcdonald's new plan to serve breakfast all day.
today, wednesday, september 2, 2015. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> a newly retired teacher celebrating at the "today" show. >> all the way from indiana. >> hello to summerville, georgia. >> we are from salem, oregon, at the "today" show. hi, grandpa and grandma. >> go sky hawks. >> it's our first time in new york and we are at the "today" show. [ cheers ] i'm taking a selfie. hello. good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." this is the most polite member of the plaza. >> he said, may i have a selfie? >> of course. >> those manners are fantastic. >> well, while these guys are busy doing their crowd thing let's talk about the weather.
>> that's my job. >> how hot is it? >> it's so hot. >> so are the deals. get it, for jill martin. great deals. ready to transition to fall. great savings on designer scarves, skin care and american girl dolls, the ones we always like. they are always in season. we'll have more in a little bit. >> red hot. >> before we go further you are drawing plaudits online with the purple jump suit. >> good use of that. >> don't hear much of it. >> let's go to natalie for a check of the morning news. >> schools north of chicago are closed this morning as police hunt for three suspects in the murder of a veteran police officer. john yang is in fox lake. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. four school districts in the fox lake area shut down today as a
precaution. authorities continue to press their search for the three men they believe are responsible for killing lieutenant gliniew oiicn fox lake. they don't know how much head start they got. whether they were able to get away out of the search area and they don't seem to have a better description other than two white male, one black male. they don't know who they are looking for. they are vowing to press the search 24/7. not to rest until these three suspects are in custody. natalie? >> john yang in fox lake. thank you. vice president biden will test the political waters as he begin as two-day swing through florida while considering a bid for the
democratic presidential nomination. he'll speak in miami about the affordability of community colleges. his schedule includes a fundraiser for senate democrats and a push for president obama's iran deal before jewish leaders. a protest this week at a missouri high school over a trans gender student's right to use the girls' bathrooms and locker rooms. many schools are struggling with the same issue. janet shamlian has the story. >> reporter: high schoolers in hillsboro, missouri after many walked out angry after the school gave a trans gender student known as lila perry, permission to use the girls' bathrooms and locker room. that followed a school board meeting where parents addressed the issue. like derek good, a father with two daughters whose main objection is there is no policy. >> there is no rule set forth. we can all agree that changing in the locker room or going to the restroom are private
activities. >> reporter: lila perry is also frustrated. >> to lump trans gender people together and lump us out. we are not boys or girls. we are different and i don't like it. >> reporter: perry has supporters but her case is the latest in a debate playing out across the country. from minnesota -- >> i don't think any women want me walking into the bathroom with them. >> reporter: to utah, where the first gender neutral bathroom at a high school just opened. >> you stare at the two bathrooms for a long time like which one should i go to. >> reporter: in missouri, for lila the fight is about feeling comfortable without making others uncomfortable. >> i'm not doing it for myself or attention. i'm doing it for trans gender people. i'm not the only trans gender person at my school and i won't be the last. >> a fiery celebration lit up streets this week for what's become a tradition in one town. young men hurled burning
kerosene soaked rags at each oh. the festival has its roots in a volcanic eruption and is said to represent an epic battle between the patron saints and the devil. what could go wrong? >> that's a horrible idea. >> how many torch, flame on! >> thank you. you know how old you are, but do you know how old your heart is? there is a good chance the numbers don't match up according to a new study. you can figure out the number and even do something to fix it. have you heard of your heart age? it's a vital organ. according to a new report, three of four americans have a heart age that's older than their real age. heart age is determined by a mix of factors including blood pressure, weight, smoking and of course your actual age. for men between the ages of 30 and 74, their heart age is about eight years older than their chronological age. for women it's an average of
five years older. the older your heart, the higher your risk of disease. once you calculate your heart age you can lower it by making important changes to your health. dr. natalie azar, "today" medical contributor, will help us make sense of this. good to see you. so we all gave you a bunch of information. gender, age, blood pressure, bmi, whether or not we smoke, diabetic, all those things that go into the formula. let's do a reveal. >> okay. >> i will start. i'm 40 years old. my heart age is 41. one year older than my chronological age. is that a problem? >> that's a problem. >> really? >> one year? >> here's a really important take home from the study. the study wasn't meant to generate a number or a relative risk like if you are x number of years other your real age your risk for a heart attack or stroke is this much higher. it is meant to drive home the
point that the risk factors -- age, gender, diabetes, bmi -- factor into heart health. if your heart age is greater than your real age then your risk for heart disease is higher. >> we'll talk about ways to bring the number down. let's go to my pal savannah. how old are you? >> 43 years old. >> well, your heart is 43 years old. >> whoo! i'm average. yay! that's good, right? >> it's great. technically you want to be at your real age or lower. >> al roker, 61 years old. correct? >> yes. >> your heart is 61 years old. >> all right. whew. >> we're doing well. >> team average. >> we knew this was coming. natalie. >> she's 22. >> forgive me for asking your age. how old? >> 43. >> your heart is only 42 years
young. >> you were expecting more? >> it's not factoring in my alcohol consumption. >> you have a young heart. >> finally, carson. >> i don't want to follow natalie. that's not fair. >> i'm 42. >> your heart is 78 years old. your heart is 44. >> that's not good. >> you're 44. >> yeah. >> we are not going -- >> i blame my family. those that came before me. that could account for high blood pressure. we are not asking details about your medical history. the calculator omits family history, doesn't include cholesterol. those things are important. physical activity and stuff. willie, to your point about what do you do with the information. what i like to tell people, my patients particularly, you have modifiable risk factors, things you can change and nonmodifiable risk factors. you can't change your age,
gender or family history. the other things you can -- your cholesterol level, exercise, bmi, diabetes status, smoking. those things factor in heavily into your heart age and risk for cardiovascular disease. those are the things you need to change. that's the take home. >> it's an interesting educational tool. >> the idea is that people respond better to an idea like this that they to a ten-year -- oh, your risk is 10%. that's meaningful for people but this can hit home. if you're this old and your heart is older, hmm. >> good knowing you, carson. >> good seeing you all. >> it was a good ride. >> thank you very much. >> if you want to calculate your heart age visit today.com for a link to the predictor. >> popstart will be part of your legacy. >> no fear here. a couple celebrating a split with a selfie.
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♪ ♪ we're back at 8:14. what's trending today. there's been a thing on college campuses nationwide. forced first time ever, college students are saying they motor vehicle smawrn -- smoke marijuana more than cigarettes. it's good that cigarette smoking is down but marijuana smoking is down. nearly 6% of students said yes they smoke marijuana regularly.
for cigarettes it was just 5%. in '99, the number that said they smoked cigarettes was 19%. you are seeing that drop which is good. >> it's interesting, marijuana becomes legalized, culturally people say it's no big deal. >> smoking is down quite a bit. >> it wasn't that long ago when we were in college, most kids, i don't know if most, but a lot of kids were smoking out their dorm windows. >> oh, yeah. >> casually drinking and that's what happens. >> the people spoke, mcdonald's has listened. mcdonald's just announced that starting next month it will start serving breakfast all day long. right now, you cannot get your egg mcmuffin or hash brown past the 10:30 a.m. cut-off but that all changes on october 6th. mcdonald's will hoping the move will kick start its slumping sales. >> the fact that my heart is 89
years old, i'm not going to deny it. >> you got nothing to lose. go for it. >> put this in front of me. my heart went from 44 to 46 in one segment. >> i got a pop tart in case you need one. >> why can't i now have lunch in the morning? if i can breakfast in the in the afternoon, why can't i have a big mac at 9:00 a.m. >> you know what, that's the new battle ground. good idea. take a look at these pictures. i think you agree they look like happy couples, perhaps in the throes of wedded bliss, but these aren't just married couples. they are just divorced. the divorce selfie is apparently a thing now. people boasting about their split.
holding up their divorce couples. this is how you get divorced like champions #power couple, #not really. >> think about this. they are parting ways happily, then why not. >> breaking down the family is not easy for anybody. the parent, the kids. but if you can come together like that, then that's -- >> it's one way to announce it to people you know and love too put it on instagram. >> and don't choosing sides either. >> newly married or newly divorced. congratulations. >> #confused. >> we all know mark, seattle super stars sea hawks. he famously answered questions. we found one thing he's happy to talk about ask that's skittle
candies. we've seen them on the sidelines. he loves them so much he web on the home shopping channel to tell you all about it. >> go ahead and put it on. >> is there a special way? >> you got to slide it right on there. >> slide it like this. >> right in my bread basket, and tuck that thing and secure it and make sure it's all right. you see it on my stomach. this is that's where most of them go. >> this is a guy who hates the press. >> he would be great doing press for the sea hawks, for the nfl, he's clearly such a nice guy. every reporter is going to work skittles into it. >> that's the way in. >> good answer. >> you were watching the home shopping channel, you are trying to get a sensible item or something, you get skittles. >> the largest box of skittles. now for the battle over james bond and a whole new vibe
on kanye's vma. >> the author of the new james bond novel apologizing po j -- idris elba. he regrets the commence but idri is had a always keep smiling. it takes no energy. learned that from the streets. >> daniel craig telling esquire magazine, bond is basically sad and lonely and he hopes his version isn't as sexist as earlier ones. you cast great actresses, you make the parts as good as you can for the women in the movies. >> daniel craig, that came out in november. >> kanye west, back in the news again. we know he might be running for
president in 2020, but the electoral college map could try his act on stand-up kmedy. >> i still don't understand award shows. tomorrow, it's going to be a completely different set-up. some concert, something like that. how could you explain that? it crosses me my mind a little bit when i go to a baseball game. after that night, the stage is gone. i don't understand it, bro. >> there you go. there you go. >> thank you so much. al, what did you do last night? >> i kind of hung out at the u.s. open. caught a quick nap. >> was it exciting, rifting? >> it was riveting, i couldn't
take my eyes off of it. >> let's explain what's happening. al roker is at the match. he's being interviewed behind him. >> you notice how impressed my daughter is. >> there's about a minute stretch before your interview there where you are staring. >> i'm just watching the match. >> i think you were sleeping with your eyes open. >> i had not perfected that yet. >> look at this. look at this. [ laughter ] huh? my moment of zen. there you go. >> the cameras are always >> we're always watching, good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're in the middle 60s now, the clouds are back.
that will keep us cooler today. the south bay, there will be a 79 degrees, east bay, 74 degrees. in the tri valley, expect highs in the mid-80s. a lot going on there. and san francisco, 70 degrees while the north bay tops out at 83 degrees. and that's your latest weather, savannah. >> all right, al. thank you so much. this morning on summer of secrets, free money. we are looking at social security. a lot of people are making a common mistake that could be costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars. "today" financial editor jean chatzky has tips to put the money back in your pocket. good morning. >> good morning. >> this can be confusing. break it down because we are talking about a savings of hundreds of thousands for real? >> for real. a hundred thousand dollars for a single person. two to three times that for a couple. and the mistake people make if they take it too early. >> this is your first tip. delay, delay, delay.
how does that work? >> essentially you can start taking social security at age 62. for every year you wait until age 70 you get a growth in the monthly benefit of about 8%. a benefit that's $750 at age 62 becomes a thousand when your full retirement age of 66 or 67. it's $1300 by the time you are 70. you get that extra money every month for the rest of your life. >> is there a way to predict what you would earn if you were able to delay? >> yeah. go to social security.gov/my statement. you can see it at 62, 66, 67 and 70. >> there will be people watching who say, i already started drawing on my social security. is it too late for me? >> no. you can have a do over at full retirement age. go to social security when you're 66 or 67 and say, stop my
benefits. at that point your benefits start to grow again. by the time you hilt age 70 they have grown by 32%. that's significant money. >> if you are married you have an added flexibility. explain how it works. >> okay. this is a strategy called file and suspend. what we want people to do is get their spousal benefit every year that goes unclaimed. here's how it works. easiest to understand in an example. your spouse is -- you have a higher earning spouse. a guy who is 66 typically. his wife is 62. at 66, he goes to social security and files for his benefits but he doesn't take them. at that point say they are worth about $2,000. she can start right then drawing her spousal benefits of $1,000 a month. >> and he doesn't have to get his. and these are his benefits. >> right. his benefits just continue to
grow. when he's 70 he takes them. at that point they are worth $2600 a month. if her benefit has grown and they are worth more than the $1,000 she can switch and take hers. everybody gets more money. >> i read this closely this morning. i still found it to be complex. what should you do? are there other resources if people want to get down to the details? >> you can pay for help on this and it's a good idea. not a lot of money. $40, $50, $100. maximize my social security.com is a great resource. and social security solutions is the other. >> good information. thank you so much. now outside to al. >> all right. thanks. coming up, steals & deals with jill martin. deep discounts on jewelry and the american girls. and "america's got talent"
magician, derek? ooh, more magic after your local news and weather. sleerz . acrdi toourdocentobineby c nnma. good wednesday morning to you. i'm sam brock. an inmate who died his name is michael tyree. sources tell our investigative units he was severely beaten and suffered lacerations to his liver and spleen. the coroner's office has not issued a finding. a sheriff's deputy found him dead in his cell. the union said they have now retained attorneys in that case. a quick check of traffic with mike saying clouds are building
in the peninsula. >> all have cleared from the roadway, palo alto jamming up, into the sunrising in their eyes as well. that's good stuff, 101 jammed up past the airport. also here near oakland northbound, 880, we'll show you the live camera by the coliseum where we do have some jam up. back to you. >> a little madness on this commute. thanks very much, mike. we're back in 30 minutes. now we return to you the "today" show.
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8:30 on this wednesday morning, 2nd of september, 2015. carson, willie and natalie come rolling up to the plaza. back to the couch, my friend. >> i've got this. >> come on. >> get your young heart in here. >> we do this at 8:30 every day. >> we have a producer who tries to grab me just as i'm on my way
out. >> blame the producer. >> we have a great recipe using what's left of the garden this season. martha stewart is here for the first time since we launched today food. she as an incredible tomato zucchini dish you won't want to miss. >> wrangler isn't moving. this is my turf. tonight try. also ahead, retail therapy. we'll help you cope with the end of summer. no better way than to shop with jill martin and steals & deals. she has an expanded end of summer edition with products up to 80% off. >> now for al's forecast. >> let's see what's going on starting with today, wet weather down through florida and around the great lakes. good news in the pacific northwest. we'll look at wet weather coming in. showers in the southwest. tomorrow we have more monsoonal moisture in the southwest. gulf coast wet with scattered showers and thunderstorms. more rain in the pacific northwest. sunny, hot and humid in the
northeast. new england, midatlantic. the heat continues in the southwest. look at the temperatures in california. 74 in l.a., 70 in san francisco. good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. highs today reaching 70 degrees in embarcadero. palo alto, sunshine for the inland areas. 82 in los gatos. 80 in nevada. 74 in oakland. san ramon expect a high of 80 degrees. hayward, expect a high of 80 degrees. we keep this weather for the next couple of days. enjoy. "america's got talent" of course one of the hottest shows of the summer. contestant and comedy magician derek hughes, you had a fantastic performance last night. wowed the crowd, audience and judge
judges hopefully tonight you will go on. you will find out. >> you predict the weather. i made a prediction about you. >> ooh. >> i will tell you what's going to happen. in a moment i will give this deck of cards a shuffle. once they are shuffled i wille give you the opportunity to give them a cut. you don't have to cut if you don't want to. but it won't be your choice, al. >> ei'm ready. >> would you like to cut the cards? >> sure. >> use my hand like a table to complete the cut. did that feel like a free choice. >> it did. >> it was not. >> pick a small group of cards. take a bunch. feel like free choice? >> yeah. >> uh-uh. choose one card. remove it from the others. so you don't want these? feel like a free choice? >> felt like it to me. >> that was. what card did you choose? >> can i show? >> queen of spades.
>> that's crazy because i made a prediction in this envelope before we met. i placed another envelope. it's the big finish. they are really encouraging us to do the next level stuff on agt. but i placed one and only card, yours. the queen of spades. >> come on! believe! >> how do you like your chances coming up? >> i am nervous. having your fate in the hands of the voting public, i can see how trump feels. >> derek, i don't know how you did that. that's amazing. you can watch "america's got talent" tuesday, wednesday at 8: 8:00/7:00 central on nbc. best of luck tonight on the life show. >> thanks. >> we'll be rooting for you. >> now to our series simple swaps, foods you can substitute to boost energy and overall health. "today" nutritionist joy bauer
has tweaks and extra pep in your step. good to see you. >> good morning. >> everybody is tired day to day. how do you know if you have low energy? >> you know it. you are sleepy all the time, dragging through the day. you're really not enjoying yourself. you're just trying to check things off your to do list. normally because you are over scheduled but you may be sleep deprived. that's huge. or you are eating erratically. sometimes your day.
first of all it takes your body work to break them down. your body will get a jolt. also because it steadies your blood sugar which means you will have more sustained energy. the other thing is you want to make sure you are getting enough iron-rich food which delivers oxygen throughout your entire body. eat things like lean meats,le poultry. green, leafy vegetables. beans, lentils. try to sleep at least seven hours a night. that's a tough call, especially for people that have brutal work schedules. even if you can play catch-up on days that you can't get seven hours, it will be worth your while. lastly -- >> the glass of wine before bed? >> it makes you sleepy, but it leads to disruptive slumber. you wake up in the morning and you feel foggy and you're not
top of your game. every once in a while it's fine in the evening to have a glass of wine or a cocktail. don't make it a regular routine. >> let's go through swaps. this is a typical bowl of cereal. milk, cereal and figure out on top. >> instead of the milk which has only eight grams of protein. swap it for greek yogurt which has 18 grams of protein. layer the greek yogurt, cereal and fruit just like you would the morning bowl of cereal with milk. this will have more staying power. wake up the brain cells an keep you sharp and focused. >> a little bit hearti ieier me too. >> yeah. >> i'm guilty of this. chips and a candy bar. >> it metabolizes into sugar quickly. you get a little bit of a peak with blood sugar and then a subsequent crash. instead, remember the protein and fiber. think pumpkin seeds, sun flower seeds, roasted chick peas or
edamame. they have the protein and fiber to take you longer. if you have a sweet tooth, i would say go for cocoa-dusted almonds because there is not much sugar. it's not a deep dip of dark chocolate. this is dark chock lad covered espresso beans. >> that's okay? >> you get a jolt of caffeine. nothing bad about that. >> and smoothies. >> this is one of my best tips especially for the 3:00 p.m. slump. instead of adding liquid you normally would -- milk, water, juice. you're going to steep green or black tea to give you 40 or 50 milligrams of caffeine. pour it in. i added in greek yogurt for protein. we have caffeine. for fiber i have one cup of frozen mango chunks. >> okay. >> a few ice cubes, vanilla extract. whirl it up and you will feel fabulous. >> what are we le eliminating? no milk, none of the usual
things. >> any liquid. normally we have juice or milk or even water. if you substitute it for green or black tea, you get caffeine. it's good, right? >> it is. tastes like a regular mango smoothie. >> protein, fiber, a hit of caffeine. can't beat it. >> tomorrow, swaps to help reduce the risk of cancer. coming up next, jill martin with steals & deals to take you from summer to fall at incredible prices. jewelry, duvet, dolls. up to 80% off. first, this is "today" on nbc.
>> i can't either. the only thing that makes me feel better is a nice deal on a scarf. >> six amazing deals today, including american girl. get your fingers ready. lisa klein's ombre scarf. this is modal which is rayon and cashmere. it comes with a dust bag. beautiful gift. >> they have a fwra days ago of colors. >> exactly right. your hair is ombre, too. >> i need to do my roots. >> fans are jennifer aniston, reese witherspoon. the deal is $39.99, 80% off. this is a great transitional product going into fall. >> nice weight. i like it. >> moving on. this wrap belt is $89. it has a jersey material at the end. extra small to extra large. sizing on today.com is clear. the deal is $26.99.
70% off and it's a wrap belt. >> i like that. we always have bangles. >> these are fun. they come mixed and matched in color so it's easy to do. the retail is $75. go online. there are different metals, colors. very clear. it's from 15 pieces to 25. depending which you choose. comes in a bow so it's a great gift. retail is $75. the deal is $22. 70% off. i like them double layered, too. you can split it in two if you have a set. >> you don't have to wear this if it's not your thing. >> that looks good with the jump suit. >> bitty baby. talk to me. >> the american girl doll collection. there are two options. start with the bitty baby collection. the retail is $112. there are seven dolls to choose from on today.com.
ten combinations with the accessories. you get a second outfit and a blanket. i bought vail something and this matches. >> it was pink fur. >> the deal is $49. that's 55% off. >> that's amazing. >> now moving on to the american girl dolls and the truly me collection. i want to say happy 6th to khloe. this is what i got her for her birthday tomorrow. the retail is $174. there are seven doll options. then there is a hair accessory collection. it's mix and match online. so if you see the hair extensions, you can redo her hair for fall. that's online and clearly spelled out for different options. $174 is the retail. the deal is $78. >> i didn't know they had hair extensions. that's crazy. i love it. >> i have never done the hair extensions.
>> nor have i. >> random fact no one cares about. jeffrey james skin care. the retail is $221. this is a beautiful five-piece set. makes a great gift. you get exfoliant, serum, cream and eye gel. it is a favorite of gwyneth paltrow. she's so pretty. the deal is $45. that's 80% off. >> okay. >> this is the highlight of my life. >> me, too. grab some bed, jill. >> i get to get into bed once again. >> under the covers this time? >> no. >> this feels nice. tell me about the fabric. >> this is crane and canopy set. it's available in queen and king. plus you get two pillow shams. fans of the brand are brad pitt, heidi klum. the deal is $65 to $75. that's up to 73% off. >> that's great. we know sheets are expensive. this is a good deal.
>> super soft. >> the scarf from lisa klein, belts from noma, bangles, the doll collection from american girl, the skin care set from jeffrey james, and the duvet set from crane and canopy. jill is just lounging here, waiting for you to call her or go to the steals & deals page at today.com. thank you. coming up next, martha stewart with a delicious recipe using what's left of the summer garden. first, this is "today" on nbc.
martha stewart is here with a savory tart using what's left in the garden. >> good morning, martha. >> it's so beautiful here. >> and u.s. open season. you took a video. >> let's roll it. >> there you are in the stands. what do we have? >> this is the president's box and there is a squirrel. at first we didn't know what it was. it came back and forth six times. i got a lot of good pictures. >> that's the martha effect. she brings nature where she goes. >> it was fun. >> tell us what's in this. >> this is a delicious tart. we start with the crust. >> okay. >> the crust for a tart is the same as a pie crust. same as a quiche crust. it's two and a half cups of flour -- all purpose flour. two sticks of unsalted butter. feel how cold. hard and cold. you want a flaky and buttery crust. >> okay.
this goes into the food processor. you can do it by hand. takes three or four minutes by hand. >> i'll go that way. >> a teaspoon of sugar. a teaspoon of coarse salt. cover it up and it's just so simple. >> there you go. once it's done you add the water, a quarter of a cup of ice water to a half. no ice cubes. be careful. a lot of people throw the ice in there and you have wet spots in your dough. >> okay. >> after you finish that, wrap it, chill it, roll it out. look how nicely it rolls right onto your rolling pin. it is easily lifted. this is a hint for people afraid of pastry. roll it on the pin like that. >> flour it up first?
>> well, the less flour the better. it toughens the crust. put it into your tart shell. >> is there a secret to trimming it? >> of course. it's so easy. double the size. press it as quick as you can. you don't want it to get warm. if it does put it in the freezer or fridge. use the rolling pin and it comes right off. so simple. >> even savannah and i can to it. >> then chill it. savannah, maybe you can put this in the chill and get the one that's rolled out. essential for the tart is roasted garlic. >> big one or little? >> big one is fine. salt, pepper and a little bit of olive oil. make -- oh, great. make a little bit of a packet. roast this at 350 degrees for
about 45 minutes. so we can do that yesterday. you can have roasted garlic in the fridge. when it comes out it's fun. each clove can be squeezed right out. >> and it's sweeter. >> it's beautiful. it's nice just slathered on toasty bread. >> where do the vegetables come in? >> try slicing me a tomato. to a brown-green tomato. these are the nice heirloom tomatoes in the marketplace now and hopefully in you are i don't garden. >> this is the perfect time for tomatoes. >> right. >> when they're not good, they are not good. >> so good. see how i mashed up the garlic? >> mm-hmm. >> this is the base for the tart. >> it's a paste. >> it is. six or eight cloves or garlic. a couple of tablespoons.
then layer in the zucchini, cheese. you can use fontina a g ruyere, cheddar. whatever you have. tonight forget the zucchini. >> that goes underneath. >> you can use different vegetables. >> correct. roast your peppers, eggplant a little bit before you put it in the tart or they get soggy. >> like everything you do it's beautiful in the end. look at it. >> it is beautiful. the finished tart is right here. >> oh, looks delicious. >> my goodness. >> if you want more on this recipe or others go to today.com/food. let's get a taste. >> and slice it but for a luncheon it's so delicious. >> it looks fancy. >> it's very fancy. very simple. >> and easy. >> this is one of my favorite tarts. no cream. notice we haven't done a big
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it's been five minutes of practice. getting off, i nearly broke my arm. >> i saw jamie foxx come on. >> wiz khalifa was arrested at lax on something similar. >> brooklyn decker was seen on one. >> they're everywhere. >> yeah. i'm getting better at it. okay, just wait for the dismount. that's when you don't see me. >> coming up on the dismount. hold her. >> and jump. that's the only way i can get it. >> still alive. >> come on up. >> wow. >> tamron and i were talking. i was in the atlanta airport and i saw four different people riding them. >> london heathrow. every other person. i want one. it's the only thing i want. and a couple pair of socks and a
hover board. >> the mono rover, $599. >> this is like the adult motorized version of heelies. >> but i saw teenage boys like 20 to -- 16 to 20-year-olds. >> i recommend a helmet. >> amazon, online. >> you were out of town, in london. big interview with emma thompson we'll see in a minute. she's great. >> love her. >> phenomenal. we were supposed to have 15 minutes of chat for the 20 hours of travel. she would not stop talking to the point the camera guy started, like, clearing his throat. her people were getting closer and basically dragged her out. she was amazing. we'll play it in a second. we talked about everything. the mow movie with robert redford and she went there. the donald trump conversation. >> emma thompson?
>> she's very political, an activist. her son is in sudan helping with refugees. her family is involved. she's not one of the actors who just talks the talk. she talked about american politics. >> interesting. >> what's this about a dog looking like bonn jovi? >> i fell in love with john bon jovi and now everything looks like that to me. this is my friend's dog oscar. look at his hair. it's john bon jovi. >> um, yeah. it's not permy enough. i grew up in new jersey in the '80s. >> i didn't say exactly. >> if you didn't show john bon jovi. >> natalie's here. look at my friend's dog. do you think it looks like bon jovi? >> the hair. >> the middle part. >> i'm obsessed with bon jovi now.
>> flattered you think all dogs look like john bon jovi. >> i'm sorry, john. >> he says, if you love me that much, hate me more. >> can we talk about al? you had a great time at the u.s. open. this is me concentrating. >> so focused. we are at one end of the court and that's me watching. i'm watching. >> what was happening. >> whuz theas there a match? >> it was andy murray. it was an exciting match. >> your reaction is great. sben the reporter talks to you, watch lila give you the side eye. look, dad. >> she was tired. i'm a big "seinfeld" fan. if it's good enough for george it's good enough for me. >> okay.
what does that mean? >> hey! it's george! >> oh, man. >> suddenly you're on camera. >> still doesn't know. so good. >> you had no idea there was an interview going on. >> they said they were going to talk to me. i was just watching the match. i was like -- >> in your defense you had been up since 3:00 in the morning. >> there is that. it's all good. >> yahoo! has advice. how often to a lose your phone? >> all the time. >> constant ly. >> they have advice for us on what to do. i lost my phone for the fourth or fifth time and i thought the company would not replace it. i found it in my spice rack. >> okay. >> i was trying to cook.
here's what they say. don't look for it. wait until you have some idea where it might be. that's what happened to me. i stopped looking and it was like the phone angel said, spice rack. it was strange. repeat the name of the object as you search for it. >> i do that. where is that darn -- >> my phone, my phone. check to see if it is hidden in its proper place, in your hand. then look carefully but don't r rummage around. objects are usually found within 18 inches of their original location. >> don't stray far. >> the car. it's probably in the ka. look under the seat or in the cushion of the sofa. >> for the remote. >> you need to have a mom look for it. >> natalie's a mom. she had her phone at her ear. >> my husband is like, right there. >> usually when the kids are missing something or i am or
debra. even though we have looked she finds it. has that happened? >> christina is much better than i am at finding things. you have a moment of panic and you have to say, this is here. my keys are gone! i was just here. >> of course we find the phone. >> you have to load up and i didn't find my phone. if it's the phone the battery can go town. >> i left mine in the fridge. >> did it work? >> what happened was i had the recipe app. i was going in to get stuff. i put the phone down to take stuff out and close the fridge. >> mine's in the closet all the time. >> let's look at the weather. >> let's see what we've got. staying right here. it's a different thing all the
time. let's see what's happening. we have a hot start to september. the pacific northwest, the cold low will bring cooler weather and showers for the wildfires. we have this huge ridge building north to hudson bay. we are talking about something that's about 2000 miles in width. it is going to really bring the desert heat knot and east. temperatures anywhere from 10 to 25 above normal. look at what's going on in the midwest. temperatures in the upper 80s, low 90s. the feels-like temperatures in the upper 80s to the upper 90s. as you get into the northeast here and into new england, same thing. upper 80s and 90s. feels like temperature, boom. upper 90s. some places approaching 100. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it will be nice and cool here. we start out with clouds all across the bay, something we haven't seen the past couple of
mornings. we're in the low to mid-60s now and heading into the 70s this afternoon. a high of 73 degrees -- or 76 degrees can be expected in the peninsula. the east bay up to 74. tri-valley 85. and the south bay reaching 79 degrees. the north bay 83. and in san francisco expect a high of 70 degrees. and that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much, al. >> we have a cool new series. we are starting here, looking for hopeful contestants. if you want to lose weight, get fit in the final months and weeks before 2016, here is your chance. just head to today.com. tell us why and joy bauer and jenna wolf will help viewers get in shape and feel great in the final 16 weeks before 2016. we are calling it 16 to 16. >> goodness. >> it starts september 14. 16 weeks. >> be care fful what you wish f. >> perfect for the holidays. you will trim it off right before you put it back on.
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over. that's the reason. i think so. >> however, at the same golden globes, that's me with you and robert redford. i like to think i cast this film. >> that's so nice. >> my old pup tent. what do you think? >> i think it's the perfect place for you to spend the night. >> there you were on the red carpet. after this it shall. >> he said could you come and play my wife. i said yes before he had finished the sentence. can we actually get married? >> one writer said, emma thompson, robert redford. that's a couple. >> we did have a great time. >> this is my wife. >> you're the british nurse i have heard so much about. >> i certainly hope so. >> what is nolte's life like.
>> he brings on his own universe. he's just in nolte world. he's incredibly intelligent. >> i have never helped win a presidential campaign before. >> neither have we. >> having played the first lady in "primary colors" it only seemed fitting to ask her about politics. >> watching from afar and you see the headlines from your home in scotland. do you turn to your family and -- >> yeah. we all hold hands and try to contact the living. we're just going, what's going on? donald trump? it's like some weird film. you know? it's like some film is happening in the states where you go, ooh, what's the next episodal. >> can you visualize the movie script? >> i wouldle rather not. >> your fellow brit bear grylls is taking president obama out on one of his wild adventures this
week. >> oh? >> i went out with bear grylls. >> that's for you. >> you were offered a chance to go out. >> yes. >> you said no. >> i didn't say no. i said yes. but it's -- maybe i will do it one day. i love being in nature. another reason why i just loved the film so much. i thought maybe it will encourage me to get out in nature. it's where we belong. >> this is amazing. >> this has been fun. i look forward to visiting you with bear grylls on the appalachian trail. >> okay, cool. >> or i'll bring beverages and we'll relax. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> "a walk in the woods" opens in theaters today. if you could go anywhere hiking in the world now where would you go? >> mount kilimanjaro. >> who would you take? >> my daughters. >> i want to join al if he'll take me. >> machu picchu with emma thompson.
>> okay. >> and you? >> rodeo drive. up next -- >> that's a hike? >> i still have a scar that hasn't healeded. >> fwad jets for those of us who like to do as little as possible in the kitchen. a corn dekerneler. >> i had an accident with one of those. and our first take break where you can hang out with us life streaming. start the broadcast now. follow me @al roker now. take break, baby. all the gang. >> pressure. >> we have more of today after this.
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♪ send them to school smiling with nutella, spread the happy! still enough time left for the three-day series, lazy ways for lazy days. it was going to be five parts but we were lazy. here with simple gadgets making kitchen tasks easier. alana oaken from buzz it feed l. >> thanks for having me. >> you have a gadget. >> this is a corn zipper or kerneler. the jury is out. take the corn like this and slice. you have to put muscle into it. >> get momentum. >> want to try? >> press down on it.
awesome. >> now you have what looks like corn mush in here. >> right. >> that's not right. >> i didn't offer to do that. >> it's all al. >> what could possibly go wrong? >> nothing. never. >> okay. moving on quickly. >> if you want help cutting herbs, moving on. >> these are herb scissors. these are ingenius, a why didn't i think of that gadget. cut them up and make confetti. cut your kids' hair. >> no! >> multiple cuts for my kids. >> exactly. >> let's move over to the avocado slicer. >> everybody is obsessed. this makes it a snap.
>> excellent. okay. >> tell us about the meat tenderizer. >> this is perfect for barbecues where you don't want to marinate meat too long. set it to the right setting and go down like that. to a want to try it? >> i'm not getting anywhere near that. >> wow! >> let's go to the back table. >> how did everything become phallic? >> is that what it is? now making cup cakes, i have trouble getting the batter in there. >> this makes cleanup a snap. doll lop like that for the perfect amount of cup cake batter. >> that would be good for pancakes. >> so smart. >> especially making a lot. >> exactly. >> that's cool. >> this is for pizza. this is as lazy as it gets. >> this ignited a debate over whether it's okay to even use a
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now both sides must reach an agreement by friday or a new contractor will come in and finish that hospital work. there's now only one known survivor left of the great san francisco earthquake following the death of a woman in pebble beach. next april it's going to be 110 years since the great quake. family members say 113-year-old ruth newman died at the end of july. she was 5 years old when that quake struck. quake experts say the only known living survivor is a man who was 3 months old at the time of the quake now living in marrin county and apparently 110 years old. a look at weather and traffic after this break.
good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. still some clouds all across the bay area and temperatures are now in the low to mid-60s. expect a high of 74 degrees today in the east bay. the tri-valley topping out at 85 degrees. a lot of sunshine there. in san francisco 70 degrees. and cooler temperatures 83 in the north bay.
and the south bay topping out at 79 degrees. let's get a look at that commute with mike. well, behind me the san mateo bridge actually over the last three minutes we've seen it go from totally stopped to totally fine here. look at extensions they've also adjusted. whatever was going on at the high-rise has cleared. we have a slowing southbound toward willow for a stall north of the san mateo bridge. it's only the bay bridge that has any backup. and the south bay looking much more smoother after that crash in palo alto. everything else south of there looks pretty good. northbound past the airport your sticking spots. back to you. mike, thank you very much for a good overview there. we'll be back in 20 minutes with another local news update.
taking a look at the headlines the fda is issuing a warning to the distributors of pure powdered caffeine saying the products put consumers at significant risk. caffeine powder is currently sold as a dietary sub sup le meant but the fda calls it potentially dangerous. it can be lethal in high doses and officials say the difference between a safe amount and a toxic amount is very small. the warning letters come following the over dose deaths of two people in the u.s. last year. one of the heroes who helped stop a terror attack last month on a train in france is speaking out. anthony sadler was on his first trip out of u.s. traveling with two friends and admits to lester holt things could have gone the
other way when they moved in to disarm the gunman. he felt the need to respond. >> when people are faced with this situation, i feel like it is a choice. you think, should i do something or hide. i want everybody to know they should do something. >> you can see more of the powerful video with anthony sadler tonight on nbc "nightly news." thousands of iphone wall chargers may pose a fire hazard. the recall includes 3200 wall chargers sold at charlotte ruse stores. they have usb cords and are used to charge the iphone 5 and 5s. they can overheat and catch fire. for more information head to today.com. there is a big change coming to mcdonald's. starting on october 6 it will offer all day breakfast. the move got final approval on tuesday when the franchise leadership council oaked it. they started with egg mcif you
have muffins any time of day. all day breakfast is something customers asked for for years. finally. now for the catch of the day. forget the rod and reel. leave the net home. how about this -- using a drone to hook a fish. farmer derek clingenberg reeled one in during what he called his first attempt. too small to eat but maybe he threw it back but not before taking a selfie with the catch of the day. it's a priceless picture. fantastic. top that, roker. >> he sent the dog frone for an mcmust haffin. >> take it away. >> wet weather great lakes throw the southeast, florida, parts of the texas and louisiana gulf coast. for tomorrow, more moisture through the southwest. also in the pacific northwest, big news for firefighters there. helped knock down wildfires. gulf coast looking wet all around. heat and humidity return to the
knot east. midatlantic states and new england with temperatures anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees above average. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're cooler than average today across most of the bay. a high of 82 expected in los gatos. san mateo 79 and the embarcadero will be up to 70 degrees. more clouds this morning slowly clearing and a high of 83 in santa rosa. hayward topping out at 74. and livermore expect a high of 86. in oakland look for a high of 74 degrees. have a great day. that's your latest weather. >> thank you, sir. mugs up, please. >> time for your wednesday edition of popfix. idris elba is responding to the author who called him too street
to play bond. he's been a favorite to play 007 for a while. daniel craig revealed to esquire uk that "spectre" might be his last film. anthony horowitz said he thinks elba is, quote, too street and too rough for the role and said he could think of other black actors who could play the part. after backlash you saw coming, he tweeted an apology saying using "street" was a poor choice of words and is mortified to have caused offense. elba instagramed the headline with the caption always keep smiling. it takes no energy and never hurts. learned that from the street. >> ooh! >> burn. >> he played nelson mandela. he's an actor. >> he's not suave? have you seen this man in a suit? >> come on. >> he would be perfect --
>> in anything. >> already a happy home coming for one california high school thanks to someone we also love, tom hanks. kerman high school decided to make tom's films the theme to home coming week and invited him in october. they launched is social media campaign called # tom hanks. teacher and students posted photos holding signs to twitter, facebook and instagram. didn't take long for classy mr. hanks to notice. he tweeted, gear up for homecoming. i'm working on something for the festivities! we never thought it would happen this fast. we have to see what tom comes up with. >> that's cool. >> we should do something like that to come on our show and do something fun with us. >> we're not as adorable as high school students. >> why don't we just go to their high school, too? >> also weird.
>> we're here. >> we can dress in '80s high school stuff. carrie underwood, this is tough. she's now revealing what exactly happened in the scary incident when her son and dog were accidentally locked in the car. this happened in july. the singer tweeted saying that her brother-in-law had to break a window. in a recent interview with u.s. 99.5 radio the family was at the airport getting out of her in-laws car when she realized what happened. take a listen. >> my husband and i both got out at the same time and shut the door at the same time. immediately one of the dogs -- i don't know which one it was -- jumped up on the little control panel on the door and i heard the thing click. i was like, the door is locked. the dock or is locked.
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with two certified platinum singles dustin lynch has been heating up the charts. he's headed out this fall for the "hell of a night" tour. >> he'll perform later on but first a look at his journey to our stage. ♪ >> dustin lynch burst onto the country music scene in 2012 with the release of his self-titled debut album hitting number 1 on bill board's country charts. ♪ >> reporter: his first single "cowboys and angels" earned him two country music awards nominations, climbing to the top spot in hot country songs for 2012. ♪
>> reporter: his second album has over 40 million spotify streams since last year and the success hasn't stopped there. ♪ he toured as an opener for luke bryan and keith urban. ♪ hold on tight ♪ about to show you one hell of a night ♪ >> reporter: now he's rocking the nation on his fist headlining tour, ready to take the country by storm. ♪ >> dustin lynch, good morning. >> good morning. >> you hit the top of the charts. second album, you're already climbing the charts. amazing. >> it's been an amazing run already. hopefully we are just getting started. >> starting off the right way. >> for sure. >> now headlining your own tour. your on tour now with luke brian. how is it to step out and be the front man? >> it's scary. took me a few weeks and i
realized, oh, i have to make the rules. i'm used to being told what to do. >> what's the number one rule on your tour? >> party hard and have fun. >> we're on board. >> this could have taken a different turn. you were accepted at medical school. >> yes. >> but you chose this. >> my parents hated me for a few years. >> really? >> mom, you know it's true. i was ready to go to med school and said i think i'll keep playing honky-tonks in nashville. i didn't want the what-if. i didn't want to have to live with a what-if. i'm glad i took a chance. >> that's amazing. >> you can rock a cowboy hat. yours stands out. how many do you have? >> dozens and dozens. >> is there a cowboy hat room? >> i have an office of them actually. i have a few at the house.
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the other markets behaving much the same this morning. nasdaq and the s&p 500 up about the same this morning. well, let's check your weather. >> after some morning clouds we'll get some clearing this afternoon. especially in the south bay and slightly cooler temperatures 82 degrees in los gatos and san mateo 79 degrees. the inner sunset will be at 68 degrees today. novato 80 degrees, pittsburgh 85, pleasanton expect a high of 85 and livermore 86. let's see how the traffic is moving now with mike. well, kari, we still have backup at the bay bridge toll plaza but it might be easing over the next few because here at the berkeley curve there's a crash clearing the shoulder. slow down powell through berkeley. improving traffic flow for 580 to 880. no problem towards the san mateo side. it was a nightmare this morning but ended abruptly over there.
nouns r. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ you're the only one i want to talk about ♪ >> talk about is it mika? >> mika. >> it's winesday wednesday, september 2, so happy you're with us. we have a lot to talk about today including the medical mistakes you could be making. we'll find out what you need to be doing to take care of your health. here's the thing, from your 20s, 30s, 40s, because different issues