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that transbay tube has cleared that i know specs. >> after being closed over the weekend. >> that's right. >> that's what's happening "today in the bay." we will be back in 25 minutes with another live local news update. good morning. answering the call. meeting enthusiastic crowds all weekend, what joe biden is telling supporters about a possible campaign. >> you have to talk to my wife about that. >> when will he decide? anwill hillary clinton's slipping poll numbers usher biden into the race. >> breaking overnight. a bold move by the pope ahead of his trip to the u.s. this month. what he's doing to bring millions of divorced catholics to work. >> back to work. the minnesota dentist who killed cecil the lion returning to work today for the first time since his controversial hunt. will his patients follow? and trapped. a 4-year-old and his dog fell
down a well, stranlded for hours. the frantic rescue attempt, the failed effort, and how the pair was finally freed, tuesday, september 8th, 2015. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. and like some of us here at this desk, our set has had a little work done. >> back from a face lift. don't look too closely. spruced up a little bit. take a look around. some of the spots you'll be seeing throughout the day. that's the orange room, where the girls can also fix a cracked screen on your iphone 6. >> or make a great chai latte. >> let's get to the top story. the presidential campaign enerring a new post-labor day phase. this morning, much of the talk is focused on a guy who isn't
even in the race, vice president joe biden. peter alexander is in washington. good morning to you. >> hey, matt. good morning to you. even more for the vice president to think about this morning. consider this, the latest nbc news/maris poll that shows in iowa, donald trump would beat hillary clinton head to head, but biden would beat trump. on his labor day road trip, biden supporters were campaigning, campaigning for him to run. with summer in the rear-view mirror, the race for the white house is now heating up. still unanswered, will vice president joe biden jump in? >> organize, organize, organize. >> rallying union members at a parade in pittsburgh, he heard a chorus of encouragement from his supporters. and when asked about the possibility of a run by an audience member at another event, biden answered -- >> you have to talk to my wife about that. >> later telling reporters -- >> what do you think of the encouragement? >> it's home.
>> biden's decision could be weeks away. hillary clinton is trying to jump-start her campaign, with the latest nbc news/maris poll showing a tight race between clinton and sanders in iowa, and clinton now trailing sanders for the first time in new hampshire. >> we're coming after the republicans and their allies who would turn the clock back on america. >> campaigning so much over the weekend, clinton nearly lost her voish. >> well, i'm so happy to be back. my voice is a little raspy. >> in a new push to answer more questions about the private e-mail she used as secretary of state, she spoke with the associated press monday. her second interview in four days. what i did was allowed. it was allowed by the state department, she said. adding the controversy has been a distraction, certainly, but it hasn't in any way affected the plan for our campaign. clinton's next stop, a sit-down with ellen degeneres airing thursday. part of a packed political lineup of day time and late night tv. jeb bush and joe biden said to appear on stephen colbert's new
show, and donald trump will visit jimmy fallon friday. with the next republican debate just more than a week away, analysts say the campaign is at a turning point. >> voters begin looking at the race through a different lens. they start evaluating people not just as candidates they might be interested in or have fun listening to but people who are potential presidents of the united states. >> this is when many americans begin tuning in. as for hillary clinton's campaign reset, her strategists are promising a new view of her, one with more humor and heart. to combat questions about her authentisty. you would rather show these things than tell them. >> before you go, you said the vice president's decision could be a couple weeks away. is there a date on the political calendar where it simply becomes too late? >> those close to biden right now are saying what is that drop dead deadline? he could wait until november, not missing getting on many of
the ballots in any particular state. that said, he's been told really the beginning of october is a much more realistic deadline for him to be competitive. the first democratic debate is october 13. he acknowledged he is not there yet. he wouldn't hesitate to run if he can launch a viable campaign that his family has the energy to be a part of. as a close friend of his told me he may want to run, he thinks he would make a strong president, but he has to gauge whether he has the fight to do it again and whether to go against hillary clinton. >> members from congress back from their recess. one of the things on the calendar there is the vote on the iran nuclear deal, the white house has put an awful lot of time and energy into this. are you expecting a challenge in congress? >> this weekend, the president picked up cliritica icaical sup. the former secretary of state colin powell called it a pretty good deal. debb debbie wasserman schultz is on
deal now. he has locked up enough votes in congress with the democratic minority that he can block any effort to veto this deal. in a lot of ways it's good to view it not so much as a victory for the president as successfully avoiding defeat. >> now to the headline-making move by hope francis ahead of his highly anticipated visit to the u.s. today, a new process is being unveiled to simplify the catholic church's procedure for marriage annulment. keir simmons is following this for us. good morning. >> good morning. this announcement from rome just this morning is directed at couples whose marriages have truly broken down. essentially they're saying if a marriage separation has to happen, the pope wants to make it less expensive, less need for lawyers. a change unlike anything in three scenturies is the way one church official described it. pope francis building bridges ahead of his first visit to the u.s., reaching out to catholics whose marriages have faced challenges.
the catholic church announcing reform that will, it said, make it a little easier to have a catholic church anulled, as if it never happened in the eyes of the church. >> basically, it released the bureaucratic, long bureaucratic process and makes the process a whole lot simpler. >> the pope, not so much changing the rules as encouraging greater forgiveness, as he did last week on the divisive issue of abortion. any woman can be forgiven for her abortion, he said, if she is contrite. and he famously asked, who am i to judge about a gay priest? this month, the pope will travel to cuba, then he flies to d.c., new york, and philadelphia. millions of catholics are waiting to sear what he has to say. >> he will take the message god loves you, god forgives you. you may have strayed far away, but remember your church is your mother. she wants to give you a big hug. >> a pope who smopokes through words and deeds. letting children ride in his
popemobile, washing the feet of prison inmates, and marrying couple couples. with a warm message. it's normal to marry couples to argue. it always happens. never let the day end without first having made peace. and if a marriage doesn't work, the catholic church is hoping with today's changes, divorce can be avoided because annulment within the church will be less bureaucratic. but it is a tricky balance the pope has to strike. he's not saying that anything goes, but he is saying the church will welcome you with warmth even if you haven't got everything right in your life. >> keir simmons, thank you very much. >> the pope coming to new york, washington, d.c., and philadelphia later this month. >> let us turn to the kentucky clerk jailed for her failure to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and sporters are
planning a major rally. gabe gutierrez is at the jail where she's spending a fifth day behind bar. >> kim davis' lawyers are appealing her contempt order and they have also filed an emergency motion asking the governor to immediately free her from this jail. governor steve beshear says the entire issue is up to the court. now, davis, the county clerk, has ignited a national firestorm by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples citing her religious beliefs. last week, a federal judge sent her to jail for defying the supreme court. on friday, her deputies began issuing the licenses. over the holiday weekend, her supporters gathered. her supporters gathered to call for her release. today, a larger rally is planned, and it's said to include republican presidential candidate mike huckabee. davis' lawyers say she's doing well behind bars and is passing the time by reading the bible. matt. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you.
>> it was an emotional scene in illinois on monday where thousands turned out for the funeral of slain fox lake police lieutenant joe gliniewicz. >> the father of four who was approaching retirement was shot and killed one week ago while chasing three suspects. >> that day, like any other day, joe put on his uniform and said send me. he was the kind of man that in the face of danger would run towards it while others ran away. >> the suspects remain on the loose. investigators have said they recovered significant evidence from the crime scene. >> meantime, let's turn to natalie. she has the stories of the morning including the humanitarian crisis overseas. >> the migrant crisis is becoming more volatile, getting worse in hungary where thousands of refugees have been trying to get to germany. richard engle is in hungary with the latest. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the hungarian government is continuing to take a hard line. it has been rounding up migrants
and refugees and taking them to processing camps. but the problem is so many are still coming, those camps are now full. so many migrants are simply sleeping outside with nowhere to go. frustrations among them are increasing, and a lot of them are trying to escape, trying to run away from the police. there have been some scuffles. there's a fear that more violence could come. there is a possible european solution being negotiated. a quota system with the uk taking in 20,000, france, 24,000, germany, 40,000. but really, it's just a drop in the bucket. germany is talking about 40,000, but says 800,000 are going to arrive in germany this year. we're expecting next from hungary, hungary wants to seal its border completely and is erecting the fence. the prime minister says he wants the fence to be done soon. >> richard engle in hungary for us. thank you.
amanda knox said she's greatful now that italy's top criminal court has explained why it threw out the murder conviction in the killing of knox's roommate in 2007. the court wrote there was absolutely no proof knox was at the scene of meredith kercher's murder. it faulted prosecutors for what they said was a sflaued and hastily constructed case. knox was acquitted in 2011 and found guilty in a retrial in 2014. she was then exonerated this past march. >> firefighters out west have their hands full with unpredictable winds and high temperatures in utah, officials say a wildfire there they believe was intentionally set. it has now spread to about 320 acres. just outside of salt lake city. and in california, the state's biggest blaze called the rough fire, has forced a new round of mandatory evacuations. it has scorched more than 95,000 acres. >> most professional football players are fast, but no one in
this game between the edmonton eskimos and calgary stampeders could hold a candle against a jack rabbit. he ran right onto the field, happened in the second quarter in the labor day classic. the rabbit easily alerting the players and staffers and had its run on the turf there. and how about this for the touchdown run? nice move, right? showing everyone he's ready for primetime with the twisting dive into the end zone. >> spiked the ball before he got there. >> yeah. >> sticks the landing, too. >> natalie, thank you so m test. >> not by the thermometer out there. i tell you, in fact, a lot of kids starting school today. and in fact, connecticut has some delays. they're going to have early dismissals because of all the heat. stretching from new england all the way down to texas. look at some of the temperatures ahead of the system. 94 in new york city for a high today. probably break a record.
same in washington, d.c. nashville, 91. buffalo, 89. good news, we have cooler air, relief coming already in the plain states. with temperatures 5, 10 degrees below average. all thanks to the front pushing to the east as we get into the day wednesday, thursday, into friday. look at some of the rainfall. talking some areas, 3 inches of rain back through the midwest, and here in the northeast, we're in a bit of a drought. we need the rain. beneficial rain. some areas picking up 3 to 5 inches of rain from eastport all the way down to washington. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. oops. nana's got the kids til 9... but it's only 2. guess you'll just have to see a movie... ...then get some dinner. what a pity.
i'm meteorologist kari hall. it is nice and cool to start in the upper 50s to lower 60s, but highs today will be very uncomfortable, 96 degrees in the east bay and san francisco, north bay 98 degrees, in the east bay 96 degrees while the tri-valley tops out at 103. also 101 in the south bay and the peninsula reaching 94 degrees. if you have breathing problems you want to limit your time outdoors and a heed advisory also in effect. weather. >> thank you very much. to texas where high school officials will meet as they investigate vicious and apparently intentional hits on a referee during a football game. the two players involved now suspended, they could face criminal charges. kerry sanders is in san antonio. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. here in texas high school football is a religion.
if the two players who seemingly targeted a ref expect forgiveness they may have to explain why they did what they did to more than a priest because police are investigating this as a possible crime. this morning new fallout from the shot seen round the world. watch the referee get blind sided, first one player tackles him from behind. then a second diving in head first. it's called spearing the ref. today, those two high school players are in a world of trouble. suspended from the team, from school, and under criminal investigation and now police say the ref was targeted. >> two of the teammates had been ejected prior in the game including one, their quarterback, but still there's no excuse for this. >> reporter: social media is calling the hit ruthless, an assault, one calling for john j. high school to disspanned the school's football program. the school district says in a statement it will not tolerate this kind of behavior and promises it will schedule a due
process hearing, interviewing officials, coaches, and students. attacks against referees have happened. several years ago in florida watch as a player takes one down. the ref's collar bone was broken and he was awarded a $275,000 settlement. 23 states have laws specifically protecting sports officials. experts say using those laws and other strong punishment will help. but the problem needs to be addressed before that. >> it's not too early to begin in high school so that these athletes who often go on to college and professional sport already have the skills in place to manage anxiety, anger, even rage. >> reporter: the nfl referees association condemn what is they see calling it inexcusable. meantime, when the team returns to practice, the coach will have after drills a long talk with
them about with sportsmanship and why they call this a game. guys. >> kerry, thank you. stadium full of people, cameras, you're not going to get away with that. the question is how long in advance did they talk about it? how many were involved. >> clearly targeted and planned. now to frantic rescue efforts to get a boy and his pet out of a well. >> natalie, you got that story. >> that's right. the 4-year-old became trapped in a well with his beloved dog leading to a rescue evident that lasted a few hours. >> the child is out, well, with his mom. >> reporter: it was a happy ending for a boy and his dog after the 4-year-old who went searching for his missing pet on monday fell into a well 18 inches wide and nearly 25 feet deep. near brookhaven, mississippi, 70 miles south of jackson. dave was walking in his yard with his mother when he disappeared. relatives say the child's dog had already been missing for about a week. >> they was walking across the yard and he must have heard the
dog barking. he went back and disappeared. >> the boy spent three hours in the well while workers struggled to save him. the child had difficulty attaching the rescue rope. >> it took a lot of talking and they finally made two loops that went around his arms. >> eventually both the boy and the dog were hoisted to safety. >> thank goodness no injuries, the boy was taken to the hospital as a precaution but all are going to be okay including the dog. going after his dog. >> coming up, will he be met by more protesters? talking about the minnesota dentist whose killing of cecil the lion sparked outrage. returning to work today. we're there live. >> the start of a rossen report series, school danger zone. this morning the drastic measures in place to protect kids and what is called the safest school in america. first on a tuesday morning this is "today" on nbc. in your chil in your chil class
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a very good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. happening today, three santa clara county correctional deputies accused in the beating death of an inmate are scheduled to face a judge for the first time. matthew farris, jereh lubrin and rafael rodriguez face charges of furd, assault and conspiracy. they are accused in the death of 31-year-old michael tyree who guards found unresponsive in his santa clara county jail cell. the district attorney says the three jail workers were the only ones to enter tyree's cell the day he died. it is possible all three men will enter a plea today. their attorneys will also likely ask the judge to release them on bail. let's get a look at that forecast for today. a hot one? >> it will be who had. we do have a heat advisory that
will nb effect from 11:00 to 7:00 this morning. our highs up to 104 gilroy, the marina will be up to 87 degrees and interior parts of service up to 96 degrees today. 104 in ukiah, brentwood 104, dublin 100 degrees and oakland today 96 degrees. let's see how the roads are flowing with mike. a slow drive across that bay bridge, up the incline, at least it's moving towards san francisco. we will show you the san francisco side. an earlier crash complicates things at the westbound 80, 101 transition and south of there on 101 i got a twitter update that there is a muni bus on fire at cesar chavez. it doesn't look like anybody from the initial report is jumped but we will track that. more slowing getting out of san francisco. the slow down for west 24 and old tunnel road that crash was cleared from the oakland side of the caldecott tunnel. slowing on the east bay peninsula side and the northbound routes continue to build through san jose. >> we will bev$v3 back with an
7:30 on this tuesday morning. september 8th, 2015. labor day marks the unofficial end of summer. still going to have summer weather over the next several weeks. it will be a scorcher here in new york. al is going to talk about that. >> don't you have a code, it's going to be really hot. here's what's making headlines. a major rally planned at the jail where a kentucky clerk is held in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage lyses to same-sex couples. among the supporters expected to attend, republican presidential candidate mike huckabee. this comes after attorneys file
flew appeals. police in investigate launching a investigation into the actions of two high school football players who appear to intentionally target a referee. the players were immediately ejected and suspended from the team and from school pending a separate investigation by the school district. >> lawmakers return to capitol hill today after a month-long summer recess. among the firstishis on the agenda, a vote on the nuclear deal with iran and a spending deal to prevent another government shutdown. >> looking forward to your interview. >> spent some time on a golf course with caitlyn jenner recently. lots of things to talk about with her. her transition to life as a woman, being a transgender woman. that fatal car crash that she was involved in back in february. even dating. we're going to have a candid conversation with caitlyn jenner coming up tomorrow and thursday. let's begin this half hour today with the minnesota dentist who killed cecil the lion. he's returning to work today
after weeks of keeping out of the public eye. craig melvin is outside dr. palmer's office in bloomington. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. dr. walter palmer returned to work here about two hours ago. he walked into his dentist practice for the first time since the world came to known his name. police officers were present, also a number of protesters on hand as well. they shouted at him as he walked into the practice. police are telling us, though, so far, everything has gone relatively smoothly. ahead of his return to work, he sat down with two journalists to give his side of the story. for the first time, dr. walter palmer agreed to answer questions without cameras about the hunt that killed cecil the lion, the beloved symbol of zimbabwe's wild life. >> this is not a man who wanted to be in this setting. wanted to be the exposure he has gotten and will continue to get.
he wants this to be over with. >> over the weekend, palmer granted what he says will be his only interview, joint lly to th associated press and minneapolis star tribune. >> he was very adamant about feeling he had done things in a legal and proper manner. he was very intense. people have seen the pictures of him, the dentist with the bright white smile all over the internet. we never saw that smile once. it was just a very serious, busines business-like expression the entire time. >> the interview comes as palmer tries to resume a normal life, returning to work follow agtwo-month hiatus following the killing of the lion. cecil was tagged, collared, and had a legally protected status. fury followed the kill. vandalism of his vacation home and online backlash targeting his business and family. jimmy kimmel even called out palmer in an emotional monologue. >> the big question is why are you shooting a lion in the first
place? i mean, i'm honestly curious to know why a human being would feel compelled to do that. how is that fun? >> as for the hunt itself, palmer says he was unaware of cecil's celebrated status. quote, if i had known this lion had a name or was important to the country or a study, obviously, i wouldn't have taken it. nobody knew before or after the name of this lion. dr. palmer has not been charged with a crime, and at a news conference that wrapped a short time ago, police here in minnesota say at this point, there are no plans to charge him with one. back to you. >> thanks very much. going back to work today. going to be hardly a typical day with all the reporters in front of his practice. >> interesting whether patients will want to go through that. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> we have severe weather in south dakota. this is ft. pierre. the size of the hail slamming down. that's going to leave a mark if you're outside. the good news is it moved
through pretty quickly. bad news is we're going to see more of that today as we make our way to the east. but out west, we're talking about the heat wave in the east. guess what's going on in california. we have been hotter than them, but it's going to change today. excessive heat warnings and advisories from san francisco to southern california, san diego, 89. palm springs, 109. los angeles, getting up to 11 degrees above normal. and look at this. it goes on right into the beginning, the end of the week, i should say. 92 in l.a. 105 in vegas, 102 in phoenix. medford, oregon, by friday, still 105 degrees. they don't good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a wide range in temperatures from the morning to the afternoon. right now it's 51 degrees in the north bay, in san francisco 66 degrees, but look at how hot it gets today. 98 in the north bay, san
francisco 96 degrees, also 96 n east bay, 101 in the tri-valley, the peninsula 94 degrees, 101 in the south bay. heat advisories are in effect from 11:00 to 7:00 and also a spare the air alert has been issued. get that weather any time you need it go to weathe3 f2 >>si quiere ver el clima vaya and weather.com. >> still ahead, a question that has perplexed people flying for years. why is the coffee on an airplane so bad? perplexing people who h been flying for years. why is the coffee on an airplane so bad? >> the answer coming up. next a special report. >> reporter: i'm jeff rossen coming up the safest school in america. not that all the classroom doors are locked. how about cameras on the ceiling and all over the school that beam back pictures to the sheriff. the exploding smoke cannons to corner an attacker. the lessons we can all learn coming up. and an extended look at "the
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tuesday morning. we have the start a special rossen report called school danger zone. . >> what some call the safest school in america. a state-of-the-art technology to protect kids. today jeff rossen has exclusive access. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: we're all parents here. i'm sending my girls back to school this week. i like to think that they are safe inside. you see another school shooting and it scares you. many schools an attacker can walk in the front door, do massive damage in minutes. at this school they are going to extremes using a brand new hi-tech security system, lights, siren, even doors that can stop a bullet. this school has a secret weapon that would literally stop an intruder in its tracks. class is in session in suburban indiana and this intruder just got in roaming the halls. this school is ready.
the suspect never sees it coming. a big surprise you've never seen at a school. southwestern high school could be the safest school in america. these bullet resistant doors and cameras, so many cameras every where. it's not just school officials watching either. they are connected live with the sheriff's department ten miles away. authorities can track an intruder in real-time. >> used to be that education was the number one thing that schools did. now we need to keep our studio audience safe first. >> reporter: teachers play a huge role too. every teacher you have your own panic buttedton. >> in case there's a security breach he can push this button and the entire alarm system goes off. >> reporter: when that happens every classroom has a box like this hooked up to the sheriff's department. the teacher can flip help if they are in danger or flip safe. what would you do if there was
an active shooter. >> security breach. >> reporter: i see them running past this red line. >> red line is a security measure. that's in place because if we stand behind this red line if there's a shooter at the door they can't see the children. >> reporter: the school now on full lockdown. if a real suspect was roaming the halls could the system really stop him. the school letting us test it. i'm playing the intruder. >> male subject in a blue suit. >> reporter: officers watching my every move. they are miles away. if i was a real intruder i couldn't get into a single classroom they are all locked. but the biggest counter attack is yet to come. >> he's talking towards exit 14. >> reporter: the school's secret weapon called hot zones exploding smoke canons hidden in
the ceiling. cops can deploy them in an instant. >> there's smoke. it's loud and meant to disorient the suspect. the smoke is filling the hallway. you can barely see me. whoa. now the fire alarm is going off too. i'm telling you you can't see two feet in front of you. what's key they are doing this remotely. they can set this off based on where the suspect is. the other amazing thing is they are watching the suspect on real-time cameras so no matter where the suspect goes they can keep set off these hot zones so he stays blind. >> this is a game changer. we now can keep kids safe in school. we didn't have the ability to do that before. we have it now. >> reporter: security doesn't come cheap by the way. that system soup to nuts cost $400,000. this is a test school in
indiana. so security company donated a big chunk it and got a government grant to cover the rest. the superintendent said if schools can afford stadiums and uniforms they can afford this. >> i'm all for technology and innovation but makes me sick to my stomach it comes to this. >> reporter: we talked to kids about this thinking they would be cared. they do the drills. the kids told me we like it. it makes us feel safer when they run these drills. >> what do you have tomorrow? >> tomorrow we're tackling another important issue. with school getting into full swing so many of our kids walking to class, crossing busy streets to get to school. too often cars are speeding through these school zones and hitting them. the results are tragic. several cases this year alone. we're out with police with radar guns clocking drivers. wait until you see how fast we caught them going and we were right by a school zone sign and simple tips kids can do to protect themselves. >> back to school and back to work for you.
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this morning we're excited to say we have an exclusive first look at his alaskan adventure. eating something that will be a part of it. take a look. >> let's see what you got. i've seen some of the things bear eats and it's got to be something that doesn't still have its legs and eyes on it. i want it not to be too recognizable. what have we got? >> alaska is a land of bear and salmon. >> look at this. look at this. >> this is for real. i found this on the river bank. so don't freak out too much. >> why wouldn't the bear finish this. it looks like a nice piece of fish. >> the eggs, the skin, the brain. a lot of fish in the river. they want the high density okay
calorieic value, the fat. the president looked surprised when i pulled out this bloody carcass of half eaten salmon. >> hear a little sizzle there. >> i think a piece of salmon, that will work just fine. would have been nice if we had a cracker to go with it. >> try a little bit of that. >> let's try that. that's tasty. >> that's alaska salmon for your. >> bear is a mediocre cook. but the fact we ate something recognizable was encouraging. now fact that he told me this was a left over fish from a bear, i don't know if that was necessary. company have left that out. >> bear is a mediocre cook. the president got off easy. he shared this selfie. gad this was the only bear i met in the park. catch the full episode of running wild with bear grylls on
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morning are resuming the se a very good tuesday morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. crews this morning resuming the search for a man to disappeared near angel island yesterday. wouter van lier was last seen wearing boxers and a t-shirt, camping with his wife and left his boat at the dock to go to the restroom. boats, jet skis and helicopters are involved in the search. three people are hospitalized after two san francisco shootings. the first one near fulsome and cesar chavez, the second in the mission. three victims expected to survive. no arrests have been made. happening today, a live look at the golden gate bridge this morning. changes on the way for the evening commute. drivers headed from san francisco to marin will have an extra lane from 4:00 to 6:00. it amounts to four northbound lanes and two southbound lanes. that should help the commute. what about keeping cool during this hot streak? >> the air conditioner will be
up today as we start out in the 60s t will quickly warm and a heat advisory will be in effect for all of these areas you're seeing shaded in orange. that from 11:00 to 7:00 today. a life 98 degrees in san jose, also 98 in palo alto, soma will be at 96 degrees today, 105 in ukiah and oakland 96 degrees and pleasanton today reaching 102 degrees. let's see how the roads are moving with mike. a little better in san francisco, southbound 101 behind my name we have the bus fire, muni bus cleared from the scene, no injuries reported, all lanes cleared 101 at cesar chavez. over here in the north bay some slowing down towards debris right around that split with 580. 101 jammed up out of novato and same thing for the east shore freeway. another crash west 24 out of lafayette slowing things down towards the caldecott. fender-bender cleared from the peninsula and around fremont and
♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up sister showdown at center court. we'll go live to the u.s. open where the person standing in the way of serena williams chance at history is her own sister venus. >> i want to do a warm up. do you mind? >> then the academy award goes to -- >> talking to me? >> we'll show you what happened when team "today" hit the stage for acting class. ♪ and stay with us because natalie is going one on one with sam smith about his recent surgery, his weight loss and the
man behind the music tip new james bond film. >> i know it's secret. >> it's fantastic. and timeless. >> today, tuesday, september 8, 20 2015. good morning, denver, colorado. >> sisters from wisconsin. >> good morning. >> i'm here for my 40th to be on the "today" show. >> we came all the way from -- [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning everyone. welcome back to "today." it is 8:00 on tuesday, september 8, 2015. the dues after your labor day. we have the gang all here. a guy on a pogo stick.
he's going to try to set a record this morning. a guinness record. >> did you do this as a kid? >> no. >> whoa. >> maybe he can set a guinness record here. >> the countdown is on to one of our biggest concert. justin bieber live on thursday. this place will be covered by his fans. if you're planning to be here, we're just giving you a little notice, try to get here early it will fill up quickly. >> let's get a check of the top stories. natalie is at the news desk. >> today congress goes back to work as well after its summer recess and right away begins considering the iran nuclear deal. that deal has been a key topic in presidential topics and so has joe biden whether or not he'll run. peter alexander has all of this. >> reporter: vice president
biden said he won't hesitate to run if his family has the emotional energy to do it during pittsburgh's labor day parade biden supporters were the ones doing the lob jig. one woman shouting give it a go, joe. he responded i got to talk to my wife about that. supporters feel he could be competitive. biden has to make a decision by start of october. hillary clinton trying to reset her campaign. to show more humor and heart. latest nbc maris poll showing a tight race with sanders. sanders leading clinton in new hampshire. the iran deal could heat up today with congress back in session. to be clear, democrats have the votes that they need to make sure the deal goes through. back to you. >> a lot to talk about in washington. pope francis is changing the way catholics get marriage annulments. today he reformed the process allowing faster decisions and removing automatic appeals in order to speed up the procedure.
he said the new regulations aren't meant to help end marriages but simplify the process. bishops should give more help to divorced couples. the pope theeds the u.s. later this month. classes are back in session today at john jay high school in san antonio but two football players won't be there. they were suspended after tackling a referee friday night during a game. police say the ref was targeted. a criminal investigation is now under way. the school district says it will not tolerate this kind of behavior and promise as thorough investigation of its own. supporters of county clerk kim davis plan to hold a major rally today outside the kentucky jail where she is spending her fifth day. at the same time her lawyers are appealing her contempt of court order for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs. the lawyers have also filed an emergency motion asking the governor to free her. republican presidential candidate mike huckabee will be among those at today's rally.
he's as good as gold and probably very unlike try to ever be late for a game. we're talking about virginia tech j.c. coleman. he was sporting this gold watch during the hokies game against ohio state. it's perfectly legal to wear on a playing field. i want does seem crazy but accessories not enough for the virginia tech running back. he had 43 yards rushing but 43-22 loss to the reigning champ. >> scratch somebody with it. >> a rolex might not fare too well. when it comes to sibling rivalry in sports there's the williams sisters and then everyone else. >> going to be great. serena and venus will face off at the u.s. open and there is an awful lot on the line for both of them. nbc stephanie gosk is there. >> reporter: imagine your sister is on the cusp of making tennis
history and you stand in the way. your sister may win her first major in seven years and you stand in the way. that's the situation for serena and venus today and it's all too familiar to them. here we go again. sibling rivalry and sisterly love battling it out on one of the biggest stages in tennis the u.s. open. serena and venus have gone head-to-head 26 times. serena the number one tennis player and baby sister venus. >> it doesn't get easier. today i was out there i thought wow, i'm 33 and she's 35 and i don't know how many more moments like this we'll have. >> on the courts of compton as kids where they only had each other to play with, little chance either williams sisters imagined themselves here. serena is three wins away from an epic grand slam, all four
major tournaments in the same year. venus who is playing really well could win her first major in seven years. they just need to beat their best friend in the quarterfinals to do it. >> i get nervous even if i have to play serena i still want her to win. >> the emotional luggage that serena and venus will be lugging on to that court just to play this match. they are trying to crush each other. crush each other's dreams of having another great run at the open. >> it's a familiar kind of angst. they have beaten each other in finals at major tournaments and a victory can feel bittersweet. this is serena after beating venus at wimbledon this year. >> hard to be excited who you root for all the time. it's never easy. >> tonight won't be either. there's too much on the line. >> i cannot think of that many stories in sports that have this
much, this much context, so many layers. it will being a great. >> reporter: venus won their last match you on hardcourt. serena won their last match up here at the u.s. open. serena said she's the best player in this tournament. the only player that has beaten her more than venus is herself. who wants to place bets on this one. >> crazy to win at that level. you have to have the killer instinct when the person across the net is your sister and best friend. >> do you have any siblings? >> that's been the criticism of their matches. it's low energy because neither one wants to go for the jugular. >> an unforgettable encounter with the ultimate dinner party crasher. >> plus how one direction pharr
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of our former co-host, meredith vieira. >> great to be here. >> i'm about to start today season two. >> you'll be live. >> we're live. four panelists. we'll perform today live. i'm so excited. you all know how i dance. >> yes. >> you ready to trend? >> yes. >> let's try it. >> heading back to school today. here's a story that we would have loved when we were in school. new research saying that high school should no longer start at 7:30 or 8:00 in the morning it should start at 10:00 a.m. even as late as 11:30. as it is now some kids are already having lunch at 11:30 in the morning. experts from harvard and oxford, two really good schools, they say that the schools should start later to help all kids and they offered some ideal times for other ages as well.
10:00 for 10-year-olds and no later than 10:30 for 16-year-olds. >> high schoolers are already at school and they will miss this story. >> it's great idea. >> everything gets pushed back. >> my kids start, my 14-year-old starts at 7:30 i'll tell you it's hard to get them out of bed. >> right. >> especially in adolescent. >> half hour later. >> when you're on a plane, the flight attendant comes around the beverage cart, i know what you order, meredith. alcohol. >> that's great. what i didn't hear anyone say coffee. the pilots and flight attendants know not to get the airline coffee. why is it so bad? we have the answer from a
government report obtained by a dallas-ft. worth station. it looked at the water on airplanes. found that 12%, 12% of those things tested positive for chloroform and other harmful bacteria. it's like e. coli. it's bad. >> when you heat up the coffee when you boil the water -- >> still the taste. >> i think it's those systems they have that are there. >> also coffee so readily available, starbucks every where. by time you get on the plane you've done coffee thing. you get the alcohol. >> we have some video right now of a very helpful elephant. some tourists in zimbabwe enjoyed a meal. the elephant helped to clear the meal. he walked up to them. he swung his trunk and clears everything.
>> that's what aggravated him. >> i don't know. people said maybe they waited too long. run away. no diners were injured in making this video. >> is that normal the elephant walks around? >> they were at a safari. >> the elephant was slowly approaching for about three minutes beforehand. >> when you go to a restaurant called elephants roam that's what happens. >> you tell bad jokes to your kids all the time? >> constantly. >> corny ones. >> kids cringe when their parents do that especially dads and their corny jokes. now in a new mock psa from australia. >> i walked into the kitchen and i said to my dad hey i'm hungry. my dad said hi hungry i'm dad.
>> well dad looked right at me and said oh, no i have just peed on the table. >> dad asked me have you heard about the new app. he said it never came out. >> oh, my gosh. >> got to use that next week. >> can i tell a joke? >> a shrimp cocktail walks into a bar and asked for a drink. bartender said sorry, we don't serve food. >> that's so original. that's richard's joke. >> how about all the peanuts say nice things to you? they are complementary. >> bad joke. >> make our own psa.
>> president obama running wild. harry stiles schooling. >> let's get to it. president obama making his pop star debut. we showed his appearance in running wild with bear grylls. another new clip the president explains why he wants to participate in this particular adventure. >> as president i'm in what's called the bubble and secret service makes sure that i'm always out of danger which i very much appreciate but can be a little confying. every once in a while if i do something unexpected the phrase we use the bear is loose. to be with bear in the woods doesn't get better than that. >> bear? >> hey mr. president. how do you do, sir. >> wonderful to meet you. >> what a great place to meet. >> this has to be one of my best days of my presidency. i'm not in the office. i'm not wearing a suit. one of the main purposes of our trip is to high like the effects of climate change and what's happening with the planet.
>> you're so right. we live and breathe the stuff every day. we see the harsh color reality of it. it's quite shocking. >> and, i got two daughters. and i don't want grandkids too soon but eventually i hope to have some. i want to make sure this is there for them not just for us. >> pretty cool scene the president in that setting on that show. see more on nbc this fall. next we'll go to meredith's favorite harry stiles one direction singer and a member of the grammar police. he noticed something wrong with a fan's sign. she said hi harry your so nice. when he saw the sign. he asked for the sign. he got a marker and fixed the sign and add the apostrophe and added the e. the fan thanked him and so did
the fan's parents. >> nice. >> always nice to see you. it really is. good luck with the new season. >> again starting today. >> we're live. >> it's a booking flight too? >> anybody you can grab. >> steve harvey is our guest. stop it. >> i didn't think that would be a tough one. >> so a shrimp cocktail walks into a bar -- >> come back and see us soon. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. our temperatures are now in the upper 60s across most of the bay area. a lot of sunshine. we have a heat advisory that will be in effect, especially for the inland valleys. highs today top out at 101
degrees. also 96 degrees in the east bay. the tri-valley will be up to 103. peninsula, 94. 96 in san francisco. and the north bay today, 98 degrees. limit that time outside during the hottest hours of the day. that's your latest weather. >> it is time to kick off a new series this week we're calling it anchors school. your kids are not the only ones going back to school. we decided to do the same. we're trying to learn new and different things. >> shakespeare noted all the world is a stage. you know how it's going to go. acting class right here in new york city. >> i do not think i would be a very good actor. i took acting one class one semester in college and i was really bad at it. >> i have the utmost respect for actors having been on set, doing
behind-the-scenes things and having hit a couple of cameos. >> it looks not one incident but multiple monktons of sharknado. >> new jersey summer stock in the mid-'80s. i started off as the only boy orphan in "annie." then i did some work in "fanny." then they made me predator rick in "the southern of music." >> i was in high school production of "the taming of the shrew." i was the shrew. >> what a shot. >> needless to say, apparently i wasn't very good at it because the local paper gave me a scathing review. >> so we went back to the class rook at the lee vasberg theater
and film institute. we set out to learn the technique of method acting. our teacher had his work cut-out for him. >> i want to do a warm up to start the class. >> first exercise warm up exercises. >> get your jaw loose. >> next reading lines. >> so just start. >> anything could have happened to her. >> she's 33 teresa. >> the roads are terrible. >> she'll get a taxi. >> i went to the zoo and i walked until i came here. have i been walking north?
>> north? i think so. >> that's good. feels a little bit like you're auditioning for the part. >> who among us would do well on a stage. >> al would do well. >> savannah is a natural born actress. >> natalie is gutsy and willing to take risks and throw herself into something. >> i think willie has the potential. i watch his facial moves on our show. the eyebrows. i think willie has got the potential to be the actor. >> i have a good memory. i tend to able to memorize things. >> it's not the glass that flatters her. >> when i walk into strasberg theater i feel very much. i know you all and while uphold the unyoked humor of your idleness. i'm imitate the sun. >> monologue?
what? i have no idea. how long is it? how long is a monologue? >> when i pick thy rose i cannot give it vital growth again. >> i willett the viewers decide. >> i hope i can pull it off because it is a tough crowd. and i'll never hear the end of it. >> now tell me what blessings i have alive i should fear to die therefore proceed. >> it really drew me into it. >> acting students critiqued our moning tos. >> you guys are used to projecting your voice. you have very good voices. >> it was so much fun. i enjoyed it from beginning to end. >> and that's a wrap. >> bravo. >> natalie, matt. >> we did some research. we found the delaware state news
review. natalie morales spirited but uneven. a shrew must exist in towardi'mg today: ==topvo== three santa clara county correctional deputies accused in the beating deaf good tuesday morning. it's 8:26. happening later today, three santa clara county correctional deputies accused in the beating death of an inmate are scheduled to face a judge for the first time. they face charges of murder, assault, and conspiracy. they're accused in the death of 31-year-old michael tyree, who guards found unresponsive in a jail cell. the district attorney says the three jail workers were the only ones to enter tyree's cell the day he died. it's possible all three men will enter a plea later today. their attorneys will also likely ask the judge to release them on bail. we'll continue to follow that. in the meantime, a traffic accident on the berkeley curve is making noise this morning. let's check in with mike. >> and as luck would have it, we
just lost connection with our camera, but it was right there at the split where the berkeley curve moves away. it's out of the lanes but a distraction. that's making things bog down even further. a big backup here. west 24, 580 westbound, and north 880 all jamming up through oakland approaching that bay bridge. traffic flow around the bay pretty heavy. scattered incidents. nothing major as far as the tri-valley goes or through the south bay. just the general push northbound. 101 the slowest for san jose. >> all right, mike. thank you very much. back in 25 minutes with another update.
over nine feet. we'll see him do that in just a second. >> natalie you have a big interview with sam smith. >> we talked to sam smith about his recent surgery and noticeable change in his appearance. he lost a lot of weight. we'll get his first comments on his involvement in the new james bond film. >> matt got a chance to catch up with jordan spieth one of the hottest young names in golf. you're one of the hottest older names in golf. >> thanks for not saying that. >> i'll go one on one with richard gere. >> more of matt's interviews are happening on the golf course. >> carson and i have nothing. >> what's going on weather wisz? >> wet weather stretching from texas all the way up into northern new england. showers in the pacific northwest. showers and thunderstorms down
through central florida. sunny and hot in the southwest. here in the northeast as well. tomorrow the heat continues at least one more day. in the east continues out west as well. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have a heat advisory in effect for all the areas you're seeing shaded in orange. pretty much most of the bay area. it is going to be very hot today. in san jose, up to 98 degrees. soma, 96 degrees. dublin topping out at 100. more heat as we head through the rest of the week. >> get that weather any time go to wlr channel on cable or wlr.com on app. >> day two of our break it series.
yesterday they broke league. today we're trying to break an arm. this morning the challenger for guinness world records. the contender, michael mena, age 22, home town, oviedo, florida. mena is an expert pogo jumper bringing his style and swagger around the globe. he holds several medals and several world records. the goal to break his own guinness world record title. the challenge, the highest forward flip pogo stick jump. clearing nine feet one inch a record settle by him in 2014. his attitude, go big or go home. and look who is here, michael is here along with guinness world
record adjudicator. it's his job to make sure the rules are followed. we should mention the new book guinness world records 2016 is out this week. guys, good morning to both of you. everybody tries a pogo stick. when you first try flipping? >> when i was 13 or 14. it was really small but changed a lot since then. >> michael if you beat this record you're beating yourself because you're the current record holder. >> yes. this is my main record i've been examination. >> alex, the bar is set. you measured it at 9'2". >> 9'2". we measured it this morning. if michael clears that he's broken a new guinness world record. >> look at that bar. if you're going to do a forward flip are you nervous about the set up? >> i'm not too nervous. i've been doing this for a long time. so it's just another day for me.
>> apparently you get three chances. i got a feeling you won't need them. where do we stand to get out of your way. >> anywhere is fine. just not right here. >> mena take it away. ♪ [ crowd chanting mena ] >> awesome. >> let's go to instant replay as we're talk. >> i've been doing this for a long time.
i've been doing this as my full time job for three years. anybody can do it. kids can practice. i want to see any kids to beat it. i'm looking forward to any kids coming up. >> alex, take it away. >> michael you have the highest forward flip on a pogo stick with a height of 9'2". congratulations. >> thank you. >> you're officially amazing. >> great. feels fantastic. >> well, alex thank you very much. mena thank you very much. you still have two inches to go. >> all right. that's great. we'll go for another record in our next hour most baseball bats broken over the bat. sounds crazy. up next the youngest perhaps the best player on the pga tour,
♪ record the set. we're back now. 8:39. most popular name in golf. >> a couple of years ago jordan spieth was the new kid in the sport trying to make his mark. now at the age of 22 he's one of the most talked about athletes in the world. i caught up with jordan at liberty national golf course over in new jersey to talk about his game and his life. in 2013, a 19-year-old jordan spieth became the youngest golfer to win a pro event in 82 years. he was just getting started. >> jordan spieth has put on
display. >> fast forward to 2015, spieth has racked up four first place finishes including the masters and the u.s. open. quickly climbing the rankings to become the number one golfer in the world. >> i look back, 2012, you know what your ranking was? >> 800 something i think. >> i'm shocked you even know. 809. what did it take to get from there to here? >> pga tour status. i needed to play against better players. i needed toer and job so i could play for a lot of world ranking points each week and a lot of luck. >> he's the youngest player on the pga tour. >> i have to keep reminding myself you're only 22. is there any part of your life these days that is typical and normal for a 22-year-old >> yeah but i shouldn't say it on camera. >> go ahead. what do you do that's the most normal thing that a 22-year-old does >> for my birthday we had a bunch of friends over at the
house, had a cookout, drinking beer and swimming. i like to stay my age. the problem is my other part of my life i have to group and learn to at least act mature in order to compete. >> jordan credits his family with keeping him grounded but family time is not as easily scheduled. >> how has fame affected your family dynamic? >> it's changed. the last thing my parents want to do when i'm over at my house visiting them is sign 50 flags. >> hard to put the geni back in the bottle. >> yes. >> always in his thoughts and often by his side is his younger sister. she was born with a knowledgi l -- neurological disorder. >> she doesn't realize the fame which is pretty cool. if she knows i won or knows i'm playing well she knows she gets to go shopping when i get to go
home >> you're involved in a relationship with annie. >> annie is spieth says long time girlfriend. they've been together since high school. >> has she learned to deal with this? >> it's tough when we go out to dinner. people will come up and ask for something sign. it's not a big deal. i think it's really cool to see that interest. but when you're trying to have a night out together, try to find out where we can go sit in the back booth. other than that everything is the same. >> a year from now golf is back in the olympics for the first time in more than 100 years. would an olympic medal compare to a championship. >> a gold medal stands the test of time. i got one. the other would hold a special place. >> before letting jordan go back to his day job i couldn't help but getting a few pointers on my game. >> i'll show you my normal swing. >> that's not good. nice golf swing. >> i wasn't expecting that.
>> that's not nice. >> move a little bit back from your stance with the same swing you'll strike the ball first more often. >> is it normal to be nervous on a driving range? >> perfect. >> i cured all my ills. >> i didn't do anything. >> pretty good. >> were you nervous? >> sure. >> what a nice young guy. with jason day and rory mcilroy and jordan spieth, young crop of 20 something. >> great parents. they raised this guy right. >> by the way, big golf week. tomorrow on the golf course for a very different kind of interview as we go one on one with caitlyn jenner. >> can we do a cooking segment tomorrow? >> coming up next, what has richard gere digging for change.
♪ shining the spotlight on the homeless epidemic in this country. time out of mind follows george a man down on his luck played by richard gere. he's navigating his way through the streets of new york city searching for a place to sleep and a way to make sense out of his place in life. >> it's been a long time since i had a job. it's been many years. i'm too old to be hired. no one is going to hire me. not like i am. i'm just -- i'm really no good right now. >> richard gere, good morning. good to see you. >> hey, savannah. >> it took you 15 years to get here. took 15 years to get the movie made. >> 12, 15. it was a long time.
it was a script that was written in 1988 and, unfortunately, it still is quite relevant. >> as relevant as ever. shot in a very interesting way. from a distance which isn't a bad metaphor for the way we often deal with the homeless problem. >> two metaphors. it is a from a distance. we shot it on very long lenses because we didn't have any money, had a very short budget but 21 days to shoot this thing. the only way we could do it if i was out on the streets. we couldn't control the streets of new york. i was out for 21 days. only two people recognized me the whole time and i was in grand central station. the first day we shot we frankly didn't know what was going to happen. it's not a place that i would be standing on the corner of, frankly, in new york and just hanging there. but it was a very anxious day for all of us to see if this
would work. and i came out to the streets and stood there and i was in character and i looked like the guy and it was amazing to me that just the visual and the physicality of a guy on the street. people projected panhandler on me. and we did a show -- we're shooting digital so we had very long shots about 45 minutes. nobody recognized me. one of the busiest places in new york. >> i've been doing my research on you and i read a quote where you say -- >> i'm sorry. i'm really sorry. i really am sorry. >> you play the piano, for example. i read a quote where you said acmovie star is the least interesting thing about you. which of course begs the question what's the most interesting thing about you? >> well it was fun playing the piano. it was actually -- i don't know if i should be giving away these things. >> you better remain silent.
>> i'll remain silent on this issue. something we did in the movie, it wasn't even script pd b-- scripted but an idea we had. we were set up. you have to see the movie to see why i'm talking about it this way. >> that's a good tease. >> thank you. >> when we saw you on this show, it was the 25th reunion of "pretty woman." was that fun? >> yeah. it was a good time for all of us. and we had a wonderful time making the movie. and i don't think all of us have been together since we shot the movie. i haven't seen her in a long time too. i ran into her on the street like two days after that. she's all over me now. can you speak to her. >> getting a little bit of a stalker. richard gere thank you so much.
congratulations on the film. >> tell them how much you loved it. >> i loved it. i watched it. richard is awesome. how is that? thank you, richard. now here's matt. >> savannah, thank you very much. up next music superstar, sam smith on his remarkable voice, his dramatic weight loss and big news about his next project. but first this is "today" on nbc.
♪ >> we love sam smith. he's in the middle on his north american tour. this young lady got to catch up with him. >> we love him. he's amazing. a lot of reason to celebrate. i got to sit down with the grammy winner to talk about his voice, his music and his weight. ♪ >> sam smith has been the voice of pop music for nearly the past two years. topping the charts. >> in the lonely hour, sam smith. >> taking home four grammys. >> thank you so much. ♪ >> but this sum terrify iconic voice has been silenced due to a serious vocal chord injury forcing to cancel more than dozen concerts. now he's back. >> it's bean struggle to reschedule some of the shows. i have to plan a longer resting
break. >> your pipes are good >> pipes are good. >> hitting those falsettos. >> i need to stop writing stoeis that are too high. >> he shed near lie 50 pounds >> you're on a nutrition kick. >> it's not a diet. my relationship with food has changed. during the process of this, i guesting bigger and bigger. >> during your childhood you said you were teased for being gay and for being overweight but you said being overweight part was what hurt. >> if somebody calls you gay there's not much you can do about that because you are. whereas if somebody calls you fat there's something you can do something about that. >> is there an emotional attachment to food? >> i love food so much. i went to bed last night dreaming of tuna melt.
>> with the crisp, potato chips inside. >> i ate my way through the process. ♪ >> lonely no more that signature soulful falsetto earned him another honor. >> do we need some theme music >> i'm doing bond. i'm doing the theme change of bond. >> a year ago people were discovering who you were and now you are writing the music to the james bond theme song. that's incredible. >> yeah. even saying it now it feels very weird to me to be able to do it. been a dream of mine for a long time. >> a dream come true writing and recording the coveted song to the new james bond film "spectre." >> can you tell us a little bit how it fits the film? >> i just wanted to write love
songs, classic. and timeless. >> you were a little coy with it because you denied reports. nothing to do with it, right? >> yeah. i tried my best. >> you were doing your ultimate james bond. >> i tried my best. if you look at the videos you can see i'm a very good liar. >> his music is honest, soulful and raw and continues to top billboard charts around the globe selling 14 million singles in the u.s. alone. >> what do you think i want is about your music that's resonating. >> i decided not think about it. can't think about it. that's when the music is going to lose its soul. maybe that's the key, soul. >> and sam smith hard at work on his second album which he says will be broader and more honest than the first. the first was so honest. "spectre" opens october 6th.
we'll hear his song in the coming weeks. >> we watched "the voice" and the relationship "the voice" can have in the beginning stages. they don't come that often. when they do they are special. >> all right. you're carrying the 9:00. >> coming up live performance i'm ... ==topvo== the fate of two teens accused of murdering a paed good tuesday morning. it's 8:56. i'm sam brock. the fate of two teens accuse of murdering a paramedic in the oakland hills goes to a jury today. jury deliberations are scheduled to begin in the trial of christian burton and david mcneil. they're accused of killing quinn boyar more than two years ago. prosecutors say it was all part of a series of crimes orchestrated by a larger group of teenagers. republican presidential
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>> this morning on today's take kevin bacon, his new movie, his boston accent and his anniversary. and attempt to set a guinness world record. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist, and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." tuesday morning tuesday, september 8, 2015. sum certificate over. not technically but let's be who
nest it's over. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i love gwenst emp tmgwen ste. >> this is how you get it started. >> i love it. >> three models. >> ambush makeover. >> doing some remodeling. i hope you like it. it's brighter, whiter, the orange room has been transformed into a genius bar at an apple store. >> do we have to get an appointment? >> yes. >> i love the exposed brick. >> yep. >> we should do a segment on how do you that. that's not a real wall. it's a secret. take brick and paint it white. >> faux brick. >> no, seriously. if you're redoing like a
basement or something that's a cool look if you don't have an exposed brick behind it. i like that. >> property brothers on that. i think the studio looks great. >> i love it. we're all very happy. >> let's talk about president obama's latest gig are we calling this. >> a gig? >> yes. with bear grylls. exclusive first look at the president's adventure on a special episode of "running wild with bear grylls." the president taped it while visiting alaska last week. check it out. >> what have we got? >> alaska is a land of bear and salmon. we haven't got bear. >> oh, look at this. look at this. >> this is for real. i found this on the river bank, okay. so don't freak out too much. this was half eaten by a bear. >> why wouldn't the bear finish this sucker. it looks like a nice piece of fish. >> all the fat content, bit of the egg, skin, brain.
a lot of fish in the river that they leave them because they want the high dense it is calorieic value. >> a bear chewed on this. >> yes. we'll cook it up. >> i think the president looked a little surprised when i pulled out this bloody carcass of half eaten salmon. >> i heard a little sizzle there. yeah. i think a piece of salmon, that will work just fine. it would have been nice if we had a cracker to go with it. >> try a little bit of it. >> let's try that. that's tasty. >> that's proper alaskan salmon for you. >> bear is a mediocre cook but the fact that we ate something recognizable was encouraging. now the fact that he told me this was a left over fish from a bear i don't know if that was necessary. company have just left that out. >> the president ate some alaskan salmon left over by a
bear. we were complaining. when you went on the show you had to eat a squirrel. he gets sushi. >> that would have cost you 20 bucks in new york city. what he said was a squirrel that had been eaten by a bird and i had to like -- i had to gut it. the president had a knife. >> you had to put a stick through it. >> i'm waiting to hear back. i sent bear a note. congratulations on having the president but seriously? seriously i had to eat a funky squirrel. >> months wrapped. >> there were flies all over the squirrel. i'm not complaining. it's all for a great cause to bring attention to a beautiful part of our country and conservation but -- >> yeah. i was impressed the president ate the food because when we talked last week we thought he would stroll through the woods and chat. >> on the internet i don't know
if it's true or not but they claim he eats salmon pretty much every day. but the president's lunch consists of salmon every day. >> on the menu already. >> right. it's what for dinner. >> wonder if bear pulled identity oit out of his backpack. >> the episode airs in the fall. >> speak of a clip you got to see. probably won't happen to you but it is one of those things that makes you say to yourself what would i do in this situation? so there's an elephant. an elephant decided to join a group of tourists for breakfast. they were told to stay very still. if you find yourself in this situation you don't move. you don't play dead. just don't move. they moved. one of the members of the group wrote to clarify nobody was feefding the elephant and nobody
threw anything. this is their home. we were lucky to walk away from this. had they perhaps offered him a better meal, peanuts. >> you can see there are people around the table that could have probably pushed the relevant away. >> it came ever so close to the one guy. >> yeah. >> what they tell you when you look at bears remain still. >> make yourself bigger. >> that's when you run. don't run. get out of here. >> that's what adam miller was saying. would you be able to execute what you were taught? no. it would go out the window. >> seeing his eyes on fire right on me. >> okay. for those of you with kids, there's a new survey. what do you think is the best age or maybe worst ages for your kids. you have two of them. >> i have 6 and 8 are really
good right now. >> i love this age. >> josh is turning 7 tomorrow. >> there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. >> i can't remember my kids' names. >> the other one. >> josh has a birthday coming up later. he'll be 12. i do think this is a sweet-spot. there's a new survey from the uk, of course, and it surveyed about 2,000 parents and they found the best age of kids was the age of 5 which i think is about right. that's when they start being like real people. can you have a conversation. they can respond. they can communicate properly. most difficult ages 10 to 12, perhaps the hormones. i think the hormones start to kick in. >> i think it's both. we have leila who is 5, an 8-year-old, a 16-year-old and a
19-year-old and they are like my kids i notice a difference after age 5 in that they all started to get their own friends. they go off to school and now you won believe what amanda did. oh, amy is my best friend now. i'm like what about me? you used to call me every day. >> 10 to 12 drama starts. the girls experience attraction to boys. >> don't sleep on a 3-year-old. they are the worst people alive. >> why do you think that? >> 3-year-old. >> what do they do. >> the terrible 2s, you turn 3 you are so much worse than last year. >> because they can communicate more. >> they are more independent. >> they learned how to really be their own person. >> what is a tip to surviving a 3-year-old? >> wait until they turn 4. then at 5:00 they will be sweet. >> know in 12 months i'll like you again. right now i'm just feeding you
and giving you shelter. >> extra hours at the office. >> in this world with everybody having a representative there's a 3-year-old union right now that represents 3-year-olds ready to come for us on twitter. that's funny. >> something happening with puppies. here's what happens when a puppy goes head-to-head -- >> it's a puppy takes that on a minion and everyone -- you have to see it. >> what happens? >> there you go. >> you have to hang around for the build up >> i got you. >> that was totally worth it.
>> that was funny. >> so al left early. dillon is in the building. >> i love it wasn't good until the puppy got socked back. there's a 3-year-old in all of us. we have a cold front draped across the middle of the country. very slow moving. good news for places south and east where temperatures have been above average if you're not quite ready to let go of summer just yet. we'll be approaching some records. new york city the record is 93 degrees. we should get up to 94. today was the 61st day of temperatures above 80 degrees. back behind the front is much more fall-like. rapid city should be in the mid-70s. mid-70s through iowa. this cold front will trig ear couple of showers and storms some could produce heavier rainfall and when we get the heavier rain we could end up with two inches. in the northeast one to two inches as well.
good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. near-record highs expected today. it's still fairly comfortable across the bay, but temperatures are rising fast. we'll see a high of 96 degrees in the east bay and san francisco. the north bay, up to 98 degrees. 94 in the peninsula. tri-valley, expect a high of 103. and 101 in the south bay. spare the air means you should carpool or bike to work. and you should also limit your time outdoors, because of high ozone levels. >> anticipate that's your latest forecast. >> dillon, thanks a lot. coming up next one of the most anticipated movies of the year is "black mass." deputy deputy transformed deputy deputy transformed him yoplait greek 100. for when you just can't make it without a protein-packed, thick and creamy, power-me-up-with-something filling taste-bud-loving,
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"black mass" tells the true story of whitey bulger who went from a small time crook to a powerful boss in boston. >> jeopardy jeopardy plays a man who is hesitant of allowing bulger to become an fbi informant. >> heighty bulger is an ex-con vibt and his parole category is supervised release status that is required to be withdrawn otherwise we're in violation of regulations. >> so we violate or withdraw. we don't want to blow this chance. >> it's jimmy and not whitey. what makes you so sure he's going to be a reliable source. >> jimmy is part of billy and me and that's a bond that doesn't get broken. >> oh, kevin is with us. i love it this is ripped from the headlines. this trial was playing out, the conclusion of whitey bulger just as you guys were preparing the film. >> it's cool. it was an amazing story.
and, you know, i think that scott cooper the director did a great job, delivering this, you know, as you said ripped from the headlines story. >> we were talking about the intersection of the fbi and whitey bulger and you play the fbi special agent in charge. sometimes that intersection was a criminal relationship. can you explain that? >> i think the fbi had a real agenda, kind of based on partly on things like the godfather to go after the italian mafia when we thought about the mafia that's what we think, organized crime. this was a guy who was operating kind of in the irish mob and so the fbi made a deal with whitey to kind of look the other way if he would give them information on the italians. and i play a character who is -- he's kind of a combination, one of the few characters in the
movie whose not an actual guy, a combination of a lot of guys that were head of the fbi field office at the time, and he sort of the voice of reason in a way in terms of the fbi. and this loose canon played by joe edgerton who is taking matters in his own hands and i'm the guy wait hang on, are you sure this will work. >> a phenomenal case. johnny depp is unrecognizable as whitey buller. s on core worthy performance. you joke you can now shut down your six degree -- >> i know. a lot of people in this movie, worked with a lot of people p.m. it just blew up. >> you go to boston or that area everyone knew and knows about whitey bulger, the legend that was the infamy that came along with it. how much did you know growing up in philly about whitey bull zbher >> i didn't know anything when i
was a kid in philly. when we did "mystic river," i knew a guy who told me the story. he was thinking that -- he was basically saying this would make a great movie and started to tell me the story. this was before whitey was found in santa monica. i was kind of familiar with it. and it is a -- it's a great story. one of the thing interesting about it is you see a lot of times the parallels with these gangsters. i've been watching that show about pablo escobar. same kind of robin hood they are giving back to the community and a lot of support amongst the people for these guys a lot of times. >> absolutely. kevi bacon, fascinating. such a great film. "black mass" hits theaters on friday september 18th. coming up next will he break his own guinness world record. stick around to find out how
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. all week we're celebrating 60th anniversary of guinness world record. inside is the guinness world record holder breaking the most bats on his back. >> this is why i have protective glasses. he has broken 19 bats on his back a record he set in 2013. today he'll try to break it. he's here along with alex. thank you for joining us. okay, what's the official rule here before matt launches in? >> matt will break his own record and each bat has to be completely snapped. so if it splinters and still
connected it's discounted from the total. >> these are heavy baseball bats. >> they are regulation bats. they meet our requirement. all matt has to do is break a few bats. >> all right. so we're going to count you in, guys. ready. get in position. put our safety glasses on. all right. we'll count you guys in. tell me when you're ready, alex. three, two, one, go.
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today: ==topvo== good tuesday morning. it's 9:26. i'm sam brock. happening later today, three santa clara county correctional deputies accused in the beating death of an inmate are scheduled to face a judge for the first time. matthew ferris, jerry lubrin, and rodriguez face charges of assault, murder, and conspiracy. they're accused in the death of 22-year-old michael tyree who guards found unresponsive in a santa clara county jail cell. the district attorney says the three jail workers were the only one to enter tyree's cell the day that he died. it's possible all three men will enter a plea later today. their attorneys are also likely to ask the judge to release them on bail. meanwhile, three people hospitalized this morning after two separate san francisco shootings overnight. the first one happening near
fulsome and cesar chavez. the second at a bus stop a few blocks away. the three victims are all expected to survive, but no arrests so far have been made. happening today, a live look at the golden gate bridge. changes are on the way for the evening commute. drivers headed from san francisco to marin will have an extra lane from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.. it amounts to four northbound lanes and two southbound lanes and it is, in fact, back to work today. we'll have a look at your weather and commute coming up right after this.
good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall a clear, blue day at ocean beach. it will be a great place to go cool off. it's starting to warm up now. we're in the lower 70s. and as we head into the day, expect highs up to 100 degrees in los gatos. burlingame at 97 and soma, 96 degrees. and napa, 98. oakland, 96 degrees. some near-record temperatures today. in livermore, expect a high of 103 degrees. let's see how the commute and moving with mike.
>> kari, we're looking towards oakland 880 northbound. it still compresses right around high street. this is the end of the compute or it's tapering off. let's look at the approach for 580 as well. over towards the maze, much better. the east shore freeway finally showing some speeds above 20 miles per hour. a slower drive in towards san francisco from the peninsula right at the tail end, 101 and 280, and a crash late for the dumbarton bridge keeps thing slows. a slowing for 101. and the northbound routes, they're easing up for san jose. look at that, right by the airport, and slow from 85 to cupertino. >> mike, thanks so much for the overview. we'll be back in 15 minutes for an update. now back to the "today" show.
taking a look at the headlines. amanda knox says she's deeply grateful that the top italian court has declared her innocence. explaining why it threw out her murder convict honor. the court said there was no proof knox was at the scene when her roommate was killed in 2007. they said there were glaring errors in the case against her and called it flawed and hastily constructed. a new study finds stress can have a big impact on military families. researches looked at pregnant patients at fort bragg's army medical center and found women whose spouses were deployed were twice as likely to give birth early and post-partum depression was twice as high.
it blames stress and effective family members overlooked casualties of war. amazon is planning to roll out $50 tablet in time for the holidays. it will have a six inch screen and will be one of the least expensive tablets. the move seen as in effort to get a bigger share of the market by attracting buyers who want a simple device. football fans listen to this. the nfl has a new way four to catch your favorite team no matter where you are. called the nfl game pass. for $99.99 you can listen to an nfl game live on your mobile device, desk top or other streaming devices and watch a replay version of the game as soon as it is over. this includes out of market games. this is a great subscription for you. sibling rivalry tonight at the u.s. open with sisters serena williams and venus going
head-to-head. more than just bragging rights. serena is looking to win her fourth major of the year. her bid for the grand slam and has boosted the ticket prices at the u.s. open with the average price up more than 140% over last year for tickets to the women's finals. serena has 20 major endorsementses and is the second highest paid female athlete in the world. wishing them both good luck. let's get a check of the weather from dillon who is in for al. >> good morning. we got a slower cold front in the country. ahead of it hot and humid. behind it cooler and drier. we're seeing the chance of a few scattered showers. some could produce heavier downpours. koend up with two inches of rain. west coast mostly quiet couple of scattered showers. tomorrow is another hot one up and down the east coast in the 80s and 90s. this front getting closer. this will push those storms in the eastern great lakes and eventually into interior
northeast and extends all the way back into texas and southwest. nice and comfortable back behind this front, almost chilly across minnesota, wisconsin and into illinois good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it's going to be a very hot day. in fact, a heat advisory in effect. our temperatures now in the lower 70s. now is the time to get out there and exercise or try to get a lot of work done. it will be up to 96 degrees in the east bay. the peninsula, 94. 101 in the south bay. and the tri-valley, topping out at 103 today. san francisco, 96. and 98 degrees in the north bay. we'll see more of this heat as we go through the rest of the week. and that's your latest forecast. >> director m. shymalan and his colleague has made some great
horror films. >> "the visit" and that film in a moment. next more on these masters of suspends. >> this is the man behind some of the most frightening films of the last a 15 years. >> i see dead people. >> "the sixth sense" dominated the box office. earning six academy award nominations including best picture, best director and best original screenplay. he's teemd up with major stars like mel gibson for "signs." joakim phoenix for "the village" and his films have made more than $2 billion worldwide. he has taken to turns v producing the hit drama "wayward pines." now back to the big screen alongside jason blum who produced "whiplash" and pa
paranormal activity. their new film "the visit" hits theaters this week. >> would you mind getting inside the oven to clean it. >> what's wrong with you guys? >> it freaks me out. m. night shyamalan. kids going grandma's house. a nice interesting visit. >> grandparents weekend this weekend. >> wow. oh, my gosh. >> night, for you this is going back to your roots. was it fun to getting back to what you do best? >> i write everything, and basically it's the right stuff that means something to you. for eight, nine years my kids were really young so i made a lot of family oriented stuff. when i first started i wrote
"stewart little" and "sixth sense" in the same year. now they are older and appropriate to scare them. >> by sending them to grandma's house. >> my daughter may ruin my business. >> where do these ideas come from? we're joking about it. you got children with "the sixth sense." where do your ideas come from? >> it has to connect to something. some character that i see or some moment that there's a drawing from an artist named andrew wyatt, and there was an old lady in a rocking chair facing a wall. and i just go why is she facing the wall. why would you face your rocking chair at the wall. that started a whole -- >> the scene. that's amazing. the inspiration for that.
jason, what about you, paranormal activity comes from anywhere? "the visit" is like this. what's scary to people is what's familiar and real. all of our movies are grounded in what's relatable. >> do you guys scare easily like in real life do you go to horror movies and get freaked out? >> i do. >> i don't. >> do you see it coming? >> i wouldn't say i scare easily. i get scared less. i think i see more scary movies. >> that's very true. >> i see every scary movie. >> all time -- >> all time favorite ever? "the shining." >> that's a classic. >> "the exorcist." michael jordan. no conversation. seinfeld. let's not have a conversation. >> there are always fascinating twists with your films. >> i don't know.
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morning are resuming the search for a man a very good tuesday morning to you. it is 9:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. crews this morning resuming the search for a man who disappeared near angel island early yesterday. he was last seen wearing boxers and a t-shirt. he was camping with his wife and apparently left his boat at the
dock to go to the restroom. boats, jet skis, and helicopters all involved in this search. it's going to be a warm week out there. let's check in with kari for a look at that forecast. are. >> a heat advisory in effect across the bay area. temperatures will be very hot today. 96 degrees in the east bay in san francisco. 94 degrees in the peninsula and the south bay up to 101 degrees. also, over 100 degrees, the tri-valley. 103 today in livermore and the north bay, reaching 98 degrees. we will have these hot temperatures throughout the next several days, and mostly sunny skies. let's see how the commute is moving now with mike. >> folks, for fremont, you'll be pleasantly surprised. it's clear right here at the truck scales. look at your maps, there's a jam from dakota all the way down to just shy of auto mall parkway, a crash blocks your two right lanes. that just happened a few minutes ago. there is also a crash clearing over at the dumbarton bridge toll plaza. two issues getting out of fremont heading into the peninsula or the south bay.
north of there, things are move, much more smoothly over at the bay bridge toll plaza, also up to the san mateo bridge, just your east shore freeway and 880 towards oakland with a late slowdown. 288, debris in the roadway. >> we'll be back in a few minutes, probably about 25 or so for your next local news update.
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