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a trouble spot. >> we'll have live local weather updates with weather and traffic. >> we'll see you at 11:00. . good morning. travel nightmare. >> the lines are not moving. >> a computer glitch grounded hundreds of southwest flights over the weekend and this morning the warnings to passengers around the nation, print your boarding passes before you get to the airport. she made a mistake, president obama weighs in on the e-mail controversy plaguing hillary clinton. >> it's important for her to answer these questions to the satisfaction of the american pub lek. >> and whether he thinks joe biden should join the race. keepen extra podium on hand just in case.
growing outrage. >> you not doing like you suppose to. >> a police officer uses a tazer at city counsel. the man at the wrong end of the taser is speaking out. are you ready? come and get it. pop super star selena gomez is here. today, monday, october 12, 2015. >> from nbc news, this is today with matt louer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to the today on a monday morning. we check out a huge crowd. >> that is a huge crowd. in your dressing room, are you ready? good morning. >> does this look all right. >> yeah. >> good.
i want to look good for you. uh-huh. that's another story. i can't remember the lyrics. >> that too. we're going to talk about that in a while. l let's get to our top story. tens of thousands of passengers on southwest airlines facing huge delays today. nbcs tom costella joining us from reagan national air poport with more on that. >> reporter: they're telling me the initial delays this morning seemed to have tapered off and as of 7:00 west coast time the computer system seemed to be operating normally. they are still urging people print your boarding passes at home and use your mobile boarding passes if possible and that will speed you on to the gate. yesterday tens of thousands effected. today we're off to a better start.
you might call it flying the frustrated skies. >> it's poor customerinvestigat. >> lots of people, lots of luggage. nobody knows where they're going or what they're doing. >> the exciter crash crippling the airline across the board. from coast to coast miles of long lines at airports including nashville, phoenix and las vegas. one woman describing a three mile line with a weight before reaching the check in counter. >> there's elderly people that have had to sit out in the heat. >> in laoss oka angeles passeng outside. police were setting up canopies for shade.
southwest employees handed out pizzas to the hungry. across the country a day of flying or trying to fly but getting nowhere fast. >> yesterday they were advising people please get to the airport several hours early. again, off to a better start today. southwest releasing a statement. here's what they said. we have additional work to do today to get bags delivered or some delayed customers into open seats. we have teams working as quickly as possible to accomplish this. just after 7:00 on the west coast now easing up. guys, back to you. >> up to two hours. tom costella, thank you very much. >> such a bummer on the holiday weekend. >> a run for the white house. the president said if he were allowed to run again he would win but hasn't yet endorsed any
fellow democrats for the debate tomorrow. his vice president joe biden is still held up in delaware and not tipping his hand. international correspondent peter is in vegas this morning. >> reporter: welcome to las vegas. all the democratic candidates in the next 24 hours. bernie sanders and hillary clinton will be laying their chips on the table. this morning president obama is defending his former secretary of state saying while making a mistake there's no evidence her private e-mail system was used to hide something or squirrel away information. president obama speaking out about hillary's e-mail con t controver controversy. >> did you know about her private e-mail while she was secretary of state? >> no. >> his former secretary of state should have held herself to a higher standard. >> it's important for her to
answer these questions to the satisfaction of the american public and they can make their own judgment. i can tell you this is not a situation in which america's national security was endangered. >> i did not e-mail -- >> still, the republican party isn't letting up. they're viewing this new add and ahead of the first democratic debate tomorrow night much of the focus is on the man that won't be on stage but his podium is there just in case. vice president joe biden spending the weekend in delaware. president obama praising his v.p. but taking no position on 2016. >> i'm going to let joe make that decision. >> without biden in the race the majority supports clinton over bernie sanders. add biden and that lead slinks. on meet the press sanders previewed the leikely hood of clinton a flip flop.
>> his own left wing credential. >> are you a catholic? >> no, i'm a democratic socialist. >> as for the republicans and trump keeping his front runner status. >> i don't think he'll end up being president of the united states. >> apparently donald trump is keeping score of the president's performance last night on 60 minutes. this morning on fox news calling it terrible, sad and negative. tomorrow night we'll tweet it. great. everybody's saying we did much better on 60 minutes than president obama. he's up in the latest national pole by six points by ben carson and has tripled every other rival in the republican field. more than 24 hours away. >> peter alexander, thank you. mark is managing editor of bloomberg politics. good morning to you. >> dpoorm, matt. does a strong performance
tomorrow night help hillary clinton more or bernie sanders more? >> bernie sanders more. he's introducing himself to the american people and if he shows himself up there able to be president that helps him a lot. he said to chuck todd he's not a capitolist. i think to hillary clinton people are going to look at that and say do y'all want this to be our candidate? >> he's going to hit her hard on her record as we just heard flip flops on major issues over the last decade or so. how poet innocent of how. >> from hillary's point of view she knows the reality. she gets top scrutiny. remember eight years ago in an october debate in philadelphia, she made one mistake at the end of the debate on driver's license for people here illegally and it was a huge con
tro ver si for weeks. she knows the margin of error is zero for her. >> the president weighed in on the interview on 60 mens and says she should have held herself to a higher standard and national security was never at risk basically saying what hillary was saying on the campaign trail. >> on one hand you could help her out a little bit. hard to know how he reached that determination when the fbi is still investigating. on the other hand, we know from reporting the president, vice president, others at the white house are not pleased with the way she handled her e-mail. the president didn't bail her out completely by saying this is serious, should be looked at and something she's going to have to explain to the american people. i don't think the people looked at what she said yesterday and thought that was the most possible thing. >> let me end there. without any unforeseen changes, joe biden is going to be watching this democratic debate
in his living room or home or somewhere like that. what will he be looking to see or hear that will have a major impact on his decision about running in this race? >> well, look, i think he's going to watch the debate for sure and see how she performs a and bernie sanders performs and how he does at the beghazi face to face. really, matt, it comes back to no what happens here in vegas tomorrow night but what's happening in his heart and with his family. he still has to think about if he has it in him. >> marx, always fun to talk to you on this subject. thanks very much. >> as mark said one of issues excepted to come up on tomorrow's debate will be the on going investigation into the benghazi attack. hillary clinton swirling at the controversy of the attack.
now she's getting a report on the source. nbcs andrea mitchell has the latest. >> reporter: those are the latest charges on the republican led benghazi investigation by a republican staff member who was fired. >> increased scrutiny this morning as a congressional committee investigating bengh benghazi. air force major bradley. >> this has become a partisan investigation. >> he was fired in june and says he was forced out because he resisted pressure to target clinton. >> as i stated, hillary clinton has a lot of explaining to do. we do not need to shift resources. >> it's a damn lie. that's not a word i often use.
>> in an interview, tray denies the claim saying he was fired for poor informans. >> he was a lousy employee. he mishandled classified information and wouldn't do what his supervisors instructed him to do. >> he says he plans to file a lawsuit charging that the committee's leadership was not interested in revealing the truth about the benghazi attacks but rather they spended to use the select committee for their party's political feigliolitica takes leads for several weeks. that would violate a federal law. it would be a lifeline for hillary clinton as she prepares for tomorrow night's first democratic debate. >> the clinton campaign calls the new charges explosive. they further credit the benghazi administration which was under
fire suggesting that it was set up to take down clinton. matt and hoda. >> thank you so much for that. >> great time of year for the sports fans. of course, the hockey season getting underway. you have football in high gear and the baseball playoffs. a lot of people talking about a controversial play that ended up costing the new york mets their short stop. he slid wide of the base and taking his legs out from under him. several mets players said the play was dirty and the replay clearly shows utley did not start his slide until he was almost past second base. he'll miss the rest of the playoffs. utley apologized and said he was trying to break up the play and
not hurt anyone. the dodgers went on to win the game. >> late sunday night major league baseball announced utley will be suspended for his illegal slide for the next two games of the best of five series which is by the way tied at a game of piece. there is a question some are asking. sometimes when something like this happens there is retribution from another team. you have to wonder. >> for the mets tonight matt harvey whose an emotional pitcher and the question is, is he going to throw high and tight? >> do they do that? >> yeah. but the risks there. if harvey throws a questionable pitch, will he get ejected? if you look at the slide, he was out of bounds, late slide. the part of him hitting when his back was turned, i think he
starts his slide before he sees him spin around. >> what do you think the two games is fair? >> it's dangerous play. >> think about football. you're not allowed to take out a catcher any longer. to break up the double play nhe iran. >> "the washington post" reporter has been convicted after an espionage trial that ended two months ago. it's not clear though what specific charges he was convicted of. the newspaper calls the verdict an outrageous injustice. the american-iranian reporter has been in prison for more than 14 months, often under harsh conditions. in afghanistan, a witness says a helicopter that crashed sunday killing five nato service
members and injuring five others struck the cable of a large balloon used for observation. the chopper has been attempting to land at the nato headquarters in kabul. a former member of sergeant be bowburg doll's court says he should be spared jail time. burgdol was accused of desserting his unit in afghanistan before captured by the taliban and held for five years. the former colleague that is speaking out says he deserves life in prison. several prisoners died while searching for him. the pentagon says they have no evidence of that. a suspect is in custody after the murder of an off duty memphis police officer. officer terrance aldridge was shot several times in his own driveway while preparing to go to work sunday afternoon. officials have not revealed any motive for the shooting. officer aldridge was on the force for just over a year. he's the second memphis police
officer shot to death in the past ten weeks. california corrections officers want to start letting prison inmates convicted of violent crimes take part in fighting wildfires. firefighters in the state already get help from thousands of nonviolent offenders. but the largest inmate unit is about 800 members short. so under the new proposaproposa. con inmates convicted of robbery and assault would be add philadelphia the security classification level improved based on good behavior. officials in south carolina's capital are still working to get the city's drinking water system repaired. more than 300,000 water customers in columbia will to boil water yet again this weekend before drinking or cooking with it. heavy rain and flooding caused numerous breaks in the system and possible contamination. however, city officials say they are confident they will not lose water service altogether. and a fantastic finish in the sunday night nfl game. new york giants fans on the edge of their seats through the
fourth quarter as the lead seesawed back and forth with the san francisco 49ers. then trailing by four with less than 30 seconds to go, the giants made that leaping catch in the back there of the end zone making it the win. the giants holding on 30-27. if anybody is tired, it's probably because of that this morning. george h.w. bush got in on the play-off action. he threw out the ceremonial first pitch twens the astros and royals. looking good there. mr. bush wearing a neck brace since breaking a vertebrae. he had a big smile on his face. mr. and mr. speaker bush wore the matching astros jerseys. their team won 4-2. so a good luck charm for the astros. >> that is beautiful. >> all right. thank you. >> al is off today. we have a check of the forecast. >> it doesn't feel like october, that's for sure. it's been warm for most areas
across the country. when the jet stream is sitting this far up to the north, that's when we have warmer temperatures. especially in the southwest. an area of high pressure is bringing exceptional heat. l.a. should top out around 95 degrees today. vegas, 96. the temperatures are 10 to 15 degrees above average in the east and back through southern plains. we are looking for temperatures in the 70s, 80s and 90s. dallas, 94. that is 14 degrees above average. kansas city making it into the upper 70s. washington, d.c., about 76 degrees. now we have a cold front that is moving through the northern plains. wind could gust up near 50 to 70 miles per hour. fargo hit 97 degrees. that's the warmest it's been all of 2015. that's the weather strong hair can do anything
strong is unbreakable just like you, just like me strong is beautiful pantene good morning. i'm meteorologist keri hall. temperatures across the bay in the mid to upper 50s awe you step out the door with a lot of sunshine. the temperature wills be heating up. 80 degrees in the peninsula and the south bay. san francisco topping out at 78 and the north bay a high of 88 degrees, the hottest temperatures today in the tri-valley, a high of 92 degrees. and in the south bay look for a high of 88. more of the heat heading into tomorrow. and that's your latest forecast. >> coming up, a local politician taserred by texas police and it's caught on tape.
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this morning... ==topvo== a very good monday morning to you. 7:26, i'm laura garcia cannon. southwest says things are returning to normal after a computer glitch caused mazive backups and delays. some travellers were at a virtual stand still waiting four hours just to check their bags. the airline says some additional work must still be done to get things smoothed out. travelers who are flying today are still being advised to arrive at the airport two hours early and you should still bring a print nd boarding pass. a check of the forecast now. nice day for a monday. >> it will be nice, but warm especially inland with the highs topping out in the 80s and low
90s. palo alto will be up to 82 degrees. mostly sunny in the north bay, highs in the low 90s, napa and oakland, 84 degrees, dan skril topping out at 94 degrees. let's check in with mike. we have a crash north 85, at the bottom of your screen. you're jammed up to winchester boulevard. four vehicles involved are a distraction. anywhere north of san jose looking good for the south bay. san mateo bridge, there's a crash on the hayward side but not affecting the connecter. east shore freeway, we're looking at a stall that's clearing from the treasure island area and then north bay, a quick look for the live camera, raelg starting to build out of san raphael. we'll be back with another
president says she should hold herself to a higher standard. >> a suspect in custody following a fatal shooting of an off duty memphis police officer. 31-year-old was a rookie cop with a fiance four months pregnant. still unclear what led to the shooting. >> travel headache. southwest advising travellers to print boarding passes before going to the airport. hundreds of southwest airlines flight delays. this morning the airline is still delivering checked luggage and rebook travellers. >> let's begin this half hour with out rage after a councilman was tasered of the side his home. dramatic video shows miller has he's taken down. he's now speaking out as police insist the officer's actions were justified.
nbc is in prairieview with the latest. ja i janna, goord to you. this is the same community he was arrested. he does not know why officers he knows would taze him and arrest him. some viewers may find this video disturbing. this morning 26-year-old jonathan miller says he wants answe answers. the dramatic video.
>> often involved in drug activity. miller says they want to be involved. >> i'the tension escalated. >> officers, come on. go over there. >> when nthey tried to arrest miller he physically resisted! get out of the car. get out. >> he was stopped for a traffic violation back in july. arrested for assault and died in jail. a wrongful death lawsuit brought by her family is pending. >> miller was charged with interfering with police and resisting arrest. fellow counsel member may call a
special meeting. >> it's obvious to me. our police department needs the training. >> police chief promises a full investigation. >> i don't feel like i did anything i'm accused of. i don't feel i should have been detained or arrested or anything. >> councilman miller says he did identify himself as an elected official to officers during this incident. prairieview is a down of 5,500 with six police officers. again, the authorities say they're promising a full investigation. >> matt, back to you. >> janet, thank you very much. >> now let's get a check on the weather from dylan drier. >> today's weather brought to you by ed ard jones. a big financial services firm that doesn't act that way. >> hard to find a lot of rain. you have to look way up in northern minnesota where we have a couple of showers with the cold front. back behind the front temperatures getting much, much cooler. out ahead of it as we go through
tonight and tomorrow morning we see a few scattered showers. especially back through western new york and north western pennsylvania is where we'll see some of heavier pockets of rain. over all about a tenth of an inch of rain. some areas near penpennsylvania. let's look at what it does to temperatures. rochester 78 today and 63 tuesday. new york city we get to the 60s wednesday. same for d.c. pittsburgh tops out at 57 degrees by the time we get to wednesday too. good morning, i'm meteorologist keri hall. we're in the mid to upper 50s across the bay area. while the north bay is still at a cool 50 degrees. clear skies and a lot of sunshine today will heat up the temperatures quickly. expect a high of 88 degrees in the south bay as well as the north bay, san francisco 78 degrees and 80 in the east bay
and peninsula. in the tri-valley it will be 93 degrees today. and more of this heat heading into tomorrow. have a great day. and that's your latest forecast. >> coming up, dining alone. more and more people are doing that. what's behind the trend? >> up next, the special report cracking the case. >> hi, i'm jeff rossen and that's jeff rossen and that's jeff rossen too. how does it work and is it really accurate? we're sending these off and not telling them it's me to see what they'll come up with. will it look anything like me? the big reveal coming up.
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progression technology to figure out what those children might look like today. how accurate are the images? today our national investigative correspondent puts them to the test. jeff, good morning. >> good morning you to. as a parent, we all worry about it, right? our kids walking to school and home often alone. and it's always in the back of your mind, could someone kidnap them? and it happens. and too often the cases go unsolved. now police are relying more and more on this age progression technology. probably seen it on the news. so we wondered how accurate can the photos really be? this morning a new experiment using my childhood photos. we sent these in to what will they come up with and will this end up looking like me today? just wait for the big reveal. they are the faces of the missing. vanishing as children, abducted, lost, a mystery. now a glimpse at how they may look as adults. age progressed photos created by
forensic artists at the national center for missing and exploiting children, law enforcement counting on them to solve cold cases. >> my daughter disappeared. >> reporter: like this 9-year-old erica baker out walking her dog 16 years ago never to be seen again. here's what she could look like today. david warner missing since 1983. now he may look like this. and asia degree, just 9 when she wandered away from home 15 years ago. this is what forensic artists think she would look like now. so how does it work? are those photos really accurate? we're setting up a little experiment here. these are a bunch of my childhood photos. that's me. here i am at 8 years old. we're sending these off to an independent forensic artist telling them to age progress this boy at 8 all the way up to 38 years old which is how old i am right now. i haven't had anything to do with them. this is my producer josh. you've been talking to them. they have no idea this is me, right?
>> absolutely not. just that you're a random nbc staffer. they don't know if the person is on camera, off camera. they know we want this boy at 8 aged to 38. >> they asked for my family photos, too. >> yeah, they work with law enforcement on cases of missing kids. family photos are really important. we sent them a picture of your parents and brother. >> even though my brother looks nothing like me. >> it doesn't matter. it's important to them. >> all right. we'll see what they come up with. >> in michigan, our cameras are there as they get to work. >> the first thing i do is i study the boy's face, the cheeks, the tip of his nose, the mouth shape and chin shape. >> this forensic team dissecting my face, piece by piece, comparing it with my parents. >> the father has a very thin nose compared to the brother. >> i see his mother with the eyes, the squinting, the fullness she has. >> then the guesswork. remember, they have no idea it's me. >> things such as hair we can't predict. you have to use your best
intuition. >> and whethn they're finally done, the big reveal. >> this is what we came up with. this is what we believe the staffer will look like at 38. we thickened the eyebrows, elongated the nose and ears. the chin. we tried to keep the original essence of the person. >> do you want to meet the real staffer? >> yes. >> let's bring him in. >> okay. here we go. vinlt se i haven't seen this yet either. i'm anxious to see what they did. >> hi. >> hi. >> i'm jeff rossen. >> wow! that is freaky. >> i need a second. this is crazy. what do you think looking at me in person? >> it's three did he mentional. >> i'm baffled by this. obvious lit hair is different. >> and you're thinner. >> thank you very much. thank you for saying that.
wow! you got close. >> that's why we ask for photos of the family. >> thank you for all you do and for helping people. >> wow. >> if i twor see thwere to see picture, i don't know if i would say that is jeff ross een, but when i see them together, you can see the resemblance. >> the cheeks are on. >> the only thing that is not spot on is the hair. how would they know? >> they wouldn't know that. this is what they're doing to find missing kids. it does work. it is hugely helpful to police. we have something really cool on tod today.com right now. you can control back and forth. you can look at it real up close and exactly how they do it and the difference. look at the eyes. >> amazing. >> it does look pretty accurate. >> yeah. >> today.com, you can check it out. this is really helping law enforcement. now you know how they do it. >> jeff, thanks so much. coming up in pop stars, what was kanye west doing at the "american idol" auditions?
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in little moments. >> the sketch immediately polarizing. pierce morgan calling it brilliant, but others saying it's bad timing and not funny. >> they unite us. >> simply entitled "guns," it comes a week after the oregon school shooting and also on the heels of july's movie theater tragedy where a gunman killed two and injured nine others after a louisiana screening of schumer's own movie "train wreck." >> it's very personal for me. following the shooting, schumer calling for tighter background checks. >> no one wants to live in a country where felons, mentally32 nos vemos.
wherever life takes you, guns. we're here to stay. >> it sure is provocative. we reached out to the nra, amy schumer, and "snl" for comment, but didn't receive a response. >> what is that about? let's go to the orange room. let's see what viewers think. >> no one got to us for reaction. our viewers online talking about it. what do you think of "s&l's" gun parody? in good humor or too far? 83% say all in good humor. 78% say it went too far. keep your comments coming to us. quite a debate this morning. >> yeah. i'm not sure the humor part of it. was it powerful or not? >> apparently too much. >> it's interesting to seem what people think about that.
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... ==map== two people are hospitalized - after a car crashed through a homeless 7:56. two people hospitalized this morning after a car crashed through a homeless encampment in san jose overnight. the drive was going northbound on 87, veered right into the encampment. the victims are going to be okay. no word on what caused that crash. happening now, get out your scales. one of the highlights of the fall. the 42nd annual half moon bay pumpkin festival. this video from last year, the gourd coming up just under a ton. the weigh outs started an hour ago. the winning pumpkin will be announced later this morning. it will be a hot day again. as he go into the amp, a lot of sunshine and highs in the upper 80s to low 90s in the south bay. if you're heading over to half
moon bay, 74 degrees today, san francisco 78 degrees on the embarcadero, 90 in brentwood and pleasanton topping out at 91 degrees. slow in the south bay. earlier crash north 85 coming across your screen has cleared. 87 a late crash here, could cause more slowing coming off of capital express way. we're seeing a lighter volume of traffic in the south bay. oakland slows of course. earlier crashes for the upper east shore have not presented a problem. the san mateo bridge, it looks all right on the sensors, we're seeing the slowdown from the hayward side over to the peninsula. mike will have another up date on traffic and we'll have news coming up in another half-hour. we'll see you then.
♪ >> >> 8:00 on "today." coming up coming up unlimited vacation days. a major u.s. company joins growing rage of the firms offering the perk. is the new trend to good to be true? plus searching for the truth. >> you've got to protect yourself now. we all do. >> hollywood legend robert redford stops by studio 1a to talk pout his role as controversial anchor dan rather. ♪ and slen ark takes over "today."
pop sensation selena gomez has a number one song, a new album and new world tour. she's celebrating with a live concert on the plaza today monday october 12th, 2015. ♪ >> 8:00 on monday morning, october 2015. a chill in new york city. the ladies have gone hopelessly. >> i'd like you to snuggle up a little bit.
>> let's snuggle up with a couple thousand of our closest selena gomez fans. a big crowd monday morning, plus a school holiday. >> you know what else is kind of cool. we're on the plaza and today we're going to be sharing your photos. see that big screen behind us? we want you to #selenatoday. we want you to catch those on the big screen. >> have you heard? she's going to perform in our 8:30 half hour. let's go inside, natalie is standing by with a check of the top stories. natalie. >> hey. once kben everyone, there's relief ahead for passengers flying southwest airlines. the company says it has fixed the computer problems that caused massive delays on sunday. tom costello at reagan national airport for us. tom, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. a big relief to all those southwest passengers especially out there on the west coast. as you're watching us 8:00 west coast time, we've had significant delays as you know yesterday there.
lax, for example, san diego, las vegas, phoenix, all affected because 500 flights experienced significant delays with this computer outage yesterday. southwest says today however things seem to be up and running normally and flights are experiencing pretty much normal day. here is what southwest said just a short time ago. we have some additional work to do today to get bags delivered and some delayed or displaced customers in seats. these have been significant, in some cases strepg for hours as passengers waited through lines that snaked through airports waiting to get to the count tore check in only to find out systems were down. they had to have paper tickets handwritten out, then take handwritten paper tickets and go up to the gate. by the time they got to the gate in many cases they were, in fact, too late. natalie, back to you. >> all right. the advice again, be there early and print your boarding passes. tom costello, reagan national. thanks. congressman paul ryan back
in wisconsin for the holiday weekend deciding if he'll enter the race for speaker of the house. aying he didn't want the job. some members of his party are pressuring ryan to run feeling he could unite warring factions in the republican party. ryan was running mate in 2012. president obama said hillary clinton made a mistake. he told "60 minutes" mrs. clinton should answer about the e-mails. the former secretary of state insisted she did not endanger international security. the president said he thought the issue was ginned up by the campaign season. a texas councilman says it was unwarranted for a police officer to use a taser on him in his own driveway. councilmember jonathan miller on his knees when police stupid him. police say he was interfering with an investigation. one of the same officers were also involved in the arrest of sandra bland who died in custody back in july.
well, we all know daredevil nik wallenda. his wife. take a look. 300 feet above charlotte motor speedway suspended from a ring, dangling from that helicopter with no net, no harness. for the finale she holds on simply with her toes. >> no indeed. >> she's amazing, a wonderful woman. we've met her in person. >> very familiar with the wallendas. that whole family is talented but it's so scary. >> thanks. i've been waiting for this story. here it is. unlimited vacation time. one mainly tech company growing number of firms offering up that perk. but could it be too good to be true? nbc's joe friar explains. >> reporter: not your parents officer, linkedin features free
lunches, ping-pong tables and open work spaces filled with beanbag chairs. a greater emphasis placed on employees well-being. >> now linkedin has a new vacation policy called dto, discretionary time off, means the company no longer that minimum or max amount of vacation time employees can take in a year. linked in vice president says it's part of a growing movement to place more focus on results and empowerment and not hours worked. several others companies have done the same netflix, virgin, groupon and southern california company called zest finance. >> you see more and more companies having a policy like this, what's your reaction? >> great. ultimately we need to build a world where workers and managed trust each other, companies make people realize they are working to live as opposed to living to work. >> reporter: founded in 2009, the company has always given employees unlimited vacation without tracking their days off.
>> if you were to track it, in some sense we will be sending a message, actually it isn't unlimited. we don't want you to take all that, come on back. >> one study found employees only take 51% of their eligible time off. so unlimited vacation may not make a huge difference. >> as much as they hear they get unlimited vacation, in the back of their minds they think, wait a minute, if the economy turns, i don't want to be seen as not a team player so i'm not going to take my vacation. >> in fact some companies like kick-starter tried unlimited vacation but dumped it because employees were unsure how much time was okay to take off. it's important for bosses to lead by example. >> i try to model that behavior. i take a vacation. if i'm on vacation and you e-mail me, i will never answer you. >> modern push to vacation without limits. for "today," joe flyer, nbc news, los angeles. >> hypothetically if nbc started
to go the unlimited vacation route, do you think you would take a lot or a little. >> i think i would take less, not knowing what are the parameters, feeling guilty, am i taking too little, too much. >> when you talk about how little vacation we're taking anyway, you'd probably take less. dylan. >> i normally work mondweekends monday through friday i'm not doing much. >> i wouldn't ties much. i wouldn't advertise much. >> reactions from those who dare to enter. >> then he's the ultimate movie star. legend robert redford taking on a real life news anchor playing iconic anchor dan rather. we'll talk about that. >> our own version of state of the union, gabrielle union, the hit tv show "being mary jane." we'll catch up with her after this.
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i'm perfectly happy sitting in a theater with popcorn. >> not really what we were talking about. >> back to me. >> we were talking about restaurants here for a second. all right. if you go out to eat by yourself, sometimes you get this kind of reaction. >> hey. i'd like to have some dinner, please. >> great. is your wife going to meet you? >> no. >> your girlfriend? >> i don't have a girlfriend. >> you're just by yourself? >> yeah. >> okay. just one. all right. here's your wine list, menu, come on. >> that was taken from "forgetting sarah marshal." if you like to go to movies alone, sometimes they react this way. the stigma around eating alone is stating the website open table says reservations for eat ago lone have soared 62% in the last two years alone. why do you think that is?
>> maybe more people are signing up for open tables. >> i don't recall them giving you the one option like person of one. i think i always book for two. >> they'll sit you at the bar. >> all right. >> so we're lovely and depressed. >> let's talk about the act of kindness going viral this morning. it was a photo taken on a bus in can d.a. the m canada. the man on the right is robert. he was overwhelmed by the commotion on the bus. so he asked a stranger next to him if he could hold his hand. the stranger named godfried on the left, at first thought he was being frank, he just realized that robert needed comfort. he held robert's hand during the 30-minute bus ride. the photo now up to more than 45,000 likes on facebook. i got misty. >> that teared me up. i like. that i think it's great. so often if we're on planes or buses or subway or whatever, we try to go in our own little
space and we ignore everybody around us. it's a nice moment where someone takes time to make somebody feel good. >> beautiful. beautiful. >> all right. now to the haunted house photos that will make you scream with laughter. did you go to a haunted house by yourself? >> you know what? >> this is from fear factory near niagara falls, can d.a. it d canada. they photograph people going through the house. every year the house goes viral. the house won't tell us what the people are looking at. the funniest photos is where the guys push the women. >> right there. >> by the way, you learn, you learn about how someone reacts in a haunted house. >> we went to a haunted house last year, myself, natalie, al, willie. willie shoved natalie into the death of some goul's hands. you remember we have -- >> yeah, we were hanging on to each other for dear life.
and he shoved us. >> i remember that. anyway. >> it was a haunted house. >> i love a good haunted house. >> all right, kanye west reality star? and piggyback and let's go to "pop start." >> "american idol" has turned out some good stars, so a newcomer comes along and perhaps he can be a big star. his name, kanye west. yes. that kanye. he auditioned for judges jennifer lopez and harry connick jr. with his hit song "gold digger." you can see jennifer lopez watching the performance. there is no surprise that he won the ticket to hollywood. the stunt is for the upcoming final season. treely trying to go big. also kanye west spending time at a fund-raiser for president obama where the president said if you run for office your nickname would be peasy.
next up, he is shutting down body shamers. this photo went viral revealing what some were calling vin's surprising dad bod. but then wanted to prove he's anything else. he doesn't have a dad bod, he has a smoking bod. he posted this to his instagram account showing shizhis abs. he said we focus a lot on body shaming. it's wrong for people to do that. >> i don't mind a dad bod. >> if it is a dad bod, it's my bod. i earned it. >> yep. >> finally, how do you get around town with your friends? if you're jennifer lawrence, you get a piggyback ride. she gave aziz a lift as they headed out on the "s&l" after party for amy schumer. jennifer did this in heels. in heels. and that crop top. that is your "pop start." now hoda, can you do it? pick up matt.
>> that's a bad idea. >> you know i would do it if it was my show. i feel like there are rules here. >> yeah. >> it would be a lot harder than. that thank you, we appreciate it. dylan has a check of the weather. >> yes. and we don't have a whole lot going on the weather department. you really have to hundred for rain. we have a little in north dakota and a couple in the outer banks of south carolina. elsewhere, we're looking at this really warm temperatures. we're going to out well above now temperatures are heading near 60 degrees under all of that sunshine. temperatures warming up quickly and headed into the 80s and even 90s in parts of the bay area. while san francisco stays up to 78 degrees and will be 88 degrees in the north bay. east bay, 80. tri-valley, 93. in the peninsula, 80 and 88 degrees today in the south bay.
heading into tomorrow, more of this warm weather but cooling off the rest of the week. and that's your latest forecast. matt? >> screen legend robert redford, no straufrpg torte newsroom. well known for his role playing bob woodward in "all the president's men." he heads back to the news business this time taking on the roll of former cbs news anchor dan rather in a new film "truth." take a look. >> dan rather. >> general. >> sir. >> thank you for doing this. let's start from the beginning. >> robert redford, welcome back. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> this is based on a story that made national headlines in 2004. a lot of people's reputations were tarnished. a lot of people lost their job. were you following it closely at the time it was happening? >> no. i was just vaguely aware of it. in 2004, i was busy.
i was filming. i was vaguely aware of it. i knew there was a story there. >> but the basics of it, dan rather and "60 minutes" did a piece on george w. bush and his national guard service. it was called into question when the documents that were based on were thought to be forgeries. did you have a viewpoint once you started reading up on it going into making the project? >> no. i mean, that research was up to other people. but i think what was interesting about it is that -- the whole thing unraveled over what was a small technicality at that time. it was blown into major thing. and the bigger story was the story that dan and mary who were working on about the air national guard. and suddenly that got pushed away and a small glitch became a scandal. >> do you want people to walk out of the theater with big questions in their mind about -- >> i assume they didn't walk out of the theater. >> they just stay there and watch it over and over again?
>> do you want them to ask bigger questions about journalism and political coverage and things? >> that would be my hope. i would hope that whatever the film does, it would raise a question that has people pay more attention to journalism. and the value of journalism. i think it's so important. i always have. i look at the work i've done. value of journalism and how journalism sometimes, when politics and politics gets to truth that, is tricky. journalism is so key, so important for our knowledge and our well-being. so i'm big on journalism and keeping it alive. >> was it awkward or difficult to play such an iconic figure, dan rather is known to so many people in this country. >> it is tricky. it is tricky because i had the difficult task of playing somebody that everybody was familiar with. they saw him nightly. they didn't see me nightly. so, therefore, had this thing happened maybe in 2013, i
wouldn't have touched it. the flakt is enough time so he was off the air for a long enough time. and my job was to -- be careful not to chasaricature him but fi the essence of him. it is the essenhe iessence of dt caricaturing him. >> did you always assume great juicy roles would continue to flow in your direction or you are surprised that you're getting the opportunities? >> i'm pleasantly surprised. you know, you don't know of anything -- there is no such thing as continuity if you're an actor. you can't imagine continuity. you don't know what the next day is going to be. sometimes it brings a crash. so you don't know what to expect. you xwust hojust hope. you just hope when you do it, you do it again. >> more often than not with you, it does. great to see you. >> nice to see you. >> welcome back.
good to see you. let's go outside. >> matt, the crowd is getting pumped up out here. they've been sharing fan photos using the #selenatoday. we got them here on our city's fan cam. and jennifer is with the city. she's here to help kick off the partnership. good to see you. >> thank you. we're thrilled to be here and be part of the "today" show family and the incredible concert series. we're really excited to partner with the show to create experiences that brings the fans here on the plaza and those at home closer to the favorite brands. >> these selfies are from around the world. did you know that phantom could be this exciting? >> it's super exciting. and selena here with these amazing fans, yay! >> do you have your dancing shoes? >> okay. here we go. i got a surprise. all right. here we go. one, two, three, selena. >> selena and hoda! >> oh, my gosh.
this morning... ==topvo== southwest says things are returning to normal after a computer glitch caused massive backups and delays. southwest things are returning to normal after a computer glitch caused massive backups and delays. at some airports yesterday travelers were at a standstill in some cases waiting four hours just to check their bags. the airline says some additional work must still be done to get things done completely smoothed out. but another big backlog is not expected to materialize. travelers who are flying today are still being advised to arrive at the airport two hours early. and you should also still try to bring a printed boarding pass. i want to check the morning commute. maybe you're not traveling by air but by roadway. >> we have a smooth pleasant easy drive here for 101. let me show you the overall
south bay commute. it's really thinning itself out. early for a monday morning. this is 87, 17 toward 880 but nothing really dramatic right now. it's good stuff. a stall right here. 680 just off of 237 does cause a backup. we're looking at a slower drive for the peninsula, 101, a crash cleared. debris south of 280. no problems across the span. but 101 slow from 280. back to you. >> thanks for the update. we'll be back with another local news update for you in half an hour. have a great morning.
we're back now. 8:30 on a monday morning. it's the 12th day of october. it's 2015 and it is selena gomez day on the plaza. >> it is. >> we get ready for a great concert for a lot of fans who have been here some people sleeping overnight. >> saw them on the pavement. we've been practicing. you ready in the front? ready? on three. one, two, three. >> see what you started.
>> the entire song. >> by the way, she has been tackling some health issues, she has been a busy woman these last weeks. >> also here this morning a very strong woman, gabriel le union, plays a hot mess on the popular show being mary dane. >> lot to get to, let's get a check of the weather from dylan who is in for al. >> it's warmed up in the last half hour unless it's the dancing. whatever it's getting warmer here. we're looking at highs to top out in mid-70s today. it's ahead of this cold front that is going to trigger a couple of scattered showers and storms, especially western kentucky and tennessee. this cold front is cooling things off through the northern plains, went from 97 degrees in fargo yesterday down to highs only in the 50s, barely hitting 60. in the southwest it's hot today, stays hot tomorrow though temperatures cool off. in the northeast we'll see the
cold front trigger showers especially across new england and then that's it with the warm temperatures. it's going to start cooling off and stay much cooler and more fall-like into the upcomi good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. near 60 degrees across most of the bay. our temperatures will continue to warm up quickly. we're heading to 80 degrees in the peninsula and east bay and south bay today, expect a high of 88 degrees. the tri-valley will be up to 93 today. so feeling very toasty in many spots especially inland. while san francisco stays up to 78 and 88 degrees in the north bay. more of this sunshine and warm weather headed into tomorrow. >> thanks so much. gabriel union hit of the show it's called being mary jane. she plays a news anchor struggle to piece her life together after the devastating car accident in last season's finale.
good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm going to start saying when i walked in i said buzzfeed was right. they said you have not aged and they did these side by sides when you were 26, how old are you now? >> i'll be 43 in a couple of weeks. >> come on. is there any secret sauce or is that good living? >> i've been hard on my body. i have a good time. >> you do. >> i have a good time. oily skin, you know. like when you're a teen you hate it. >> then when you get older. >> it's embalming fluid. >> your show "being mary jane" you described your character as a hot mess. is she continuing, is this hot mess season 3? >> nothing changed. in one and two she had her career to fall back on or a man or her friends. and we pick up where she's had this catastrophic car accident, caused by overhearing her best friend and the love of her life talking about them hooking up.
>> stop it. >> yeah. so she doesn't you know, like after the car accident she can't work, she doesn't have her best friend and doesn't have her man. >> when you think about your real life, it's so contrast that, you are newly married for a year to dwin wade. can i ask a question? what is that like? being married to a younger hot man? >> kind of how you made it sound. actually. like hot, delicious. it doesn't get old. every day, he gets out of bed and yes. you look as good going as he does coming. it's not a bad gig. >> how was the first year of marriage? was it what you expected? >> some people look at marriage as like the end of freedom and for some reason especially my husband has sort of looked at it as the freedom to be the man he wanted to be. and i've had to get used to him being so freakishly happy. it's been good, like he's --
he's happy and we're comfortable and -- we really enjoy each other in a way that's probably not very healthy for us. >> you know what i love. i love a lot about you but one of the things you did, you shared something that was painful. i think a lot of women saw that and nodded. you talked about how ibf was a struggle. trying to have biological children and it was something that wasn't working out. tell us a little bit if you wouldn't mind about what that was like. >> that was not exactly talking about ibf but more of in general. and and most of my friends who have done ivf aren't in their 40s, in their 20s and 30s. to try to talk about to shed light on fertility is an issue, period. and having a career is not the price that you pay for any ill, and i think tv shows and film kind of make the fridge it single focused career woman that
her career is the root of all of the problems in her life. can't find a man, it's the career. marriage falls apart, the career. and that's not the case. and just to show my support and to let people know that it just gets better with age and having a career is an amazing thing if you choose to have one. and if you happen to have issues with fertility as you have gotten older and happen to have a career all is not lost. there are so many -- there is so much hope and options and you're not alone. >> you are so nice and sweet, smart and everything. i'm looking at you. i know you're telling me important things, part of me watching going wow. thank you so much. good luck with being mary jane. it begins, october 20th at 9:00 p.m. on bet. up next selena gomez live in concert.
skin tight ♪ ♪ do my hair up real, real nice and synopate my skin to your hart beating ♪ ♪ cause i just wanna look good for you good for you ♪ ♪ i just wanna look good for you, good for you ♪ ♪ let me show you how proud i am to be yours leave this dress a mess on the floor and still look good for you, good for you ♪ ♪ i'm on a marquis diamonds i'm a marquis diamond ♪ ♪ could you even make that tiffany jealous you say i give it to you hard so bad, so bad ♪ ♪ make you never wanna leave i won't, i won't ♪ ♪ gonna wear that dress you like skin tight ♪ ♪ do my hair up real, real nice ♪ and syncopate my skin to how
you're breathing ♪ ♪ cause i just wanna look good for you, good for you i just wanna look good for you, good for you ♪ ♪ let me show you how proud i am to be yours leave this dress a mess on the floor ♪ and ♪ and still look good for you, good for you ♪ ♪ trust me i can take you there trust me i can take you there trust me i can trust me i trust me i ♪ trust me i can take through trust me i can take you there trust me i trust me i trust me i ♪ ♪ i wanna look good for you,
good for you ♪ ♪ baby let me be good to you good to you ♪ ♪ let me show how proud i am to be yours leave my dress on the floor ♪ ♪ still look good for you, good for you ♪ ♪ trust me i trust me i trust me i ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> some more music and a chat with selena gomez in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc.
it is called "revival." she's ready to shine brighter than ever. good morning. >> speak for her telling her story. you know what i love about you? she's having a full on conversation. >> hey, guys. >> cover of "elle magazine" and "billboard." the stories have the same theme. after being years of what people thought you should be, its time to be who you want to be. is that fair? >> yes. absolutely. i think ultimately i've been shifting and growing and in this transition in my life and i really want to be able to be heard. and i don't really want anybody else to speak for me. >> one of the things you said recently is you were diagnosed with lupus and thankfully you're in remission and feeling better. just tell us a little bit about that, how you're feeling. >> to be honest, it still makes me uncomfortable to talk about it. genuinely, i feel like i'm able to reach fans and understand people when i am one-on-one with them and they're kind of dealing with the same thing. because i've been. there i'm just trying to take
something that maybe is negative and turn it into a positive. >> you're about to go on a big tour. how do you get ready for that physically and emotionally? >> i have to be healthy. i shouldn't eat all the things i do eat. but genuinely, my tour, the tickets go on sale this saturday which i'm very excited about. and i'm ready to share my new album with everyone. >> we're thrilled to you have here. what are you going to sing now? >> my second single is same old love. ♪ take away your things and go you can't take back what you said, i know ♪ ♪ i heard it all a million times
and i'm not one to forget i don't believe i don't believe it you left me in tears ♪ ♪ i'm on my knees right now ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love force that just tears me up i'm so sick of that same old love my body's had enough ♪ ♪ oh, that same old love oh, that same old love ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love feels like i've bologna part ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love the kind that breaks your heart ♪ oh, that same old love oh, that same old love ♪ ♪ i'm not spending any time wasting tonight on you ♪
♪ i know, i've heard it all ♪ so don't you try and change your mind because i don't want to be changing too, you know ♪ ♪ you can't believe, still can't believe it ♪ ♪ you left in peace left me in pieces ♪ ♪ too hard to breathe i'm on my knees right now ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love that stuff it tears me up ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love my body's had enough ♪ ♪ oh, that same old love oh, that same old love ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love feels like i've bologna part ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old
love the kind that breaks your heart ♪ ♪ oh, that same old love oh, that same old love ♪ >> i'm so sick of this. i'm so sick of it ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of it how you doing this morning? ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love that stuff is tearing me apart ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love my body's had enough ♪ oh, that same old love oh, that same old love ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love you've blown me apart ♪ ♪ i'm so sick of that same old love the kind that breaks your
concert series. i have one question. are you ready? ♪ when you're ready come and get it ♪ ♪ when you're ready, when you're ready ♪ ♪ when you're ready come and get it ♪ ♪ you ain't got to worry, it's an open invitation ♪ and i'll be sitting here real patient ♪ ♪ all day, all night, i'll be waiting stand by ♪ ♪ can't stop because i love it hate the way i love you ♪ ♪ all day, all night, maybe i'm addicted for life, no lie ♪ ♪ i'm not too shy to show i love
you i got no regrets ♪ ♪ i love you much, too much to hide you this love ain't finished yet ♪ ♪ this love ain't finished yet so baby whenever you're ready ♪ ♪ when you're ready come and get it na, na, na, na ♪ ♪ when you're ready come and get it na, a, na ♪ when you're ready, when you're ready when you're ready come and get it na, na, na ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ you're all i need is rhythm me and the rhythm ♪
yeah the rhythm me and the rhythm ♪ ♪ i know, i know, i know i can't fight it ♪ i know, i know, i know i'm denying ♪ ♪ yeah, the rhythm me and the rhythm ♪ ♪ i start to feel it now feeling like i'm losing ♪ ♪ no matter what your history ♪ be free with me ♪ everybody wants to get some ♪ don't blame yourself ♪ move your body ♪ i don't have to talk about love ♪ let's see where it goes ♪ ♪ feel the energy
♪ yeah, all i need is the rhythm ♪ ♪ me and the rhythm ♪ all we need is the rhythm me and the rhythm ♪ ♪ i know, i know, i know i can't fight it ♪ ♪ i know, i know, i won't deny it ♪ ♪ all i need is the rhythm yeah the rhythm ♪ ♪ me and the rhythm [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much! >> selena gomez, thank you so much. selena, this crowd loves you! >> i love them.
thank you so much, you guys. i hope to see you on tour. >> all right. we'll be back with more "today" after your local news. i'm ... ==topvo== authorities have not yet identified the two people who died in a small plane crash over good morning, i'm scott mcgrew. authorities have not identified the two people who died in a small plane crash over the weekend. it's a plane registered to 73-year-old conrad yu. it crashed into a development near highway 50 saturday night shortly after takeoff. investigators do say they will need dental records to identify those victims. san jose is testing the next generation pedestrian signal on
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together, we're building a better california. thnchts . this morning on today's take, selena rocked our plaza and now she's inside speaking us with. and the breakup of a double play lead broken leg. plus, wil twowhile, the stars tell us about their new film coming up next. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." it's monday morning, columbus day, oct2015.12th, we like to think that crowd is here to see me and natalie and tamron. >> i would like to fool myself
that way. >> they're here to see a superstar, selena gomez was here. just an incredible set on the plaza. she'll be sitting down with us in a now minutes. >> she'l in just aus few. i love this song, it makes you feel alive on a monday morning. i lothat. >> i did this in my spin class. >> you did spin yesterday? >> ipancakes. what did do you? no spin for me. >> i spinning the clicker. >> if only your workout could -- we get the benefits from your workouts. >> i'm sorry. >> that's the next thing. that's the next, the new steve jobs needs to do the workout. i don't want to take anything. i just want to lie in my bed and while you're working out, feel it burn. >> i'll think of you when i'm working out. >> today is another good day to sit on the couch.
four baseball games. fourgames.off the one everybody is still talking about was saturday night game two of the national league division series out in l.a. mets and dodgers. did you play?his chas dodgers, the sliding in. they call this breaking up the double play in baseball. this is a take out slide. breaking the leg of mets shortstop rubin tejada. he had his back turned in the play and comes down and breaks his leg. utley has been suspended. he'll not play in games three or four. game three is tonight in new york city. he will appeal the suspension. that i make some kind of decision today. the mets lost the game by the way, series tied 1-1. some people think that was over the line. you see takeout slides all the time. that went a step further. >> as i said ea lookedit more like a tackle. >> it is brutal. >> so will major league baseball review this and make changes? that's ttoday, debate willie. >> yeah, i think they have. to you have to protect the second baseman or shortstop who is executing the double play.
you have the base.ear you can't go out of your way to take the guy out. but again, you see those all the time. and i think if tejada didn't break his leg, this wouldn't have been much. zbh exa z >> exactly. hard to see that video. >> that's from me. my generation. >> that is the one. >> all right. you knowwhat?s this weekend president obama was hanging out on the west coast, san francisco. he had a fund-raiser. kanye west apparently was the headliner. and you know as we all know kanye wants to be our next -- or wants to be president. we don'tline. exactly time it could be 2020. we don't know. but we do know that he's very serious app daytly about one giving up his fashion career and music career to become the nation's leader. well pre ident obama gave some advi to candidatebe kanye west over the weekend. >> but in case kanye is
serious about this pea y thing, i do have advice for him. there is some stuff that i picked up on the way. firsall, you got to spend a lot of time dealing with some strange characters who behave like they're on a reality tv show. you got to be cool with that. do you r ally think that this country is going to elect a black guy from the south side of chicago with a funny name to be president of the united states? that is crazy. that's cra. >> that's cra. >> line.kanye's that's cra. and you know, speaking of cra, actu kanye forree with once on something. the whole app purchase thing for kids, kanye went on a rant this weekend toaddition performing. went on a twitter rant about these ga es geared towards
children that encourage your kid to purchase all kinds of things. sow said in one of them, "we give the ipad to our child and every five minutes there's a new purchase. if a game is made for a 2-year-old, just allow them to have fun. give the parent a break." well some people pointed out that kim k's game has been criticized, the app made her $100 million is filled ith the little underground purchases for kids. there was a mom, a writer i think fo "the new york post" who rant about own it. but i have to say this is why i agree. i don't know if we can get this shot. i told you about this the other day. somehow my phone is linked to my niecapp purchases. i now have three pages of apps. how many puppy games do you need? this is all giana hall's apps. every page. there is a puppy. you can design his clothes. can you pretend to be a vet. i'm like why is she buying? so my little
pony, for example, it's a great game. but if you get the free one, but if you get a free app, a lot of thes next o the level, you have to purchase it. >> with our kids, mind craft o even beyond mind craft they have the other games in order to get not just the level but to get more cha buyers, you have to gems. >> yeah. >> don't you have to put in a code? >> you do. >> we do. >> and my kids know the rule is you have ask. >> but the thing is, that's why i don't know what i did with my phone. she doesn't know the code unless she's a genius and needs to create this invention. but she's 10. >> she has your code. >> you know what? i'm calling her. she's out of school right now. if she k ows my code -- >> they know your code. believe me. >> i love that two parents are, no, code.knows the >> my kids know all of the pass words and codes for every device in the house.
>> i went ht i had -- back and picked the code it was listed as one of the strongest things. >> time to change the code. >> i'm telling you, these kids are jason borne. you think you have the code and george i looking around the corn how you type it and remember it. >> they probably already put their thumb print into the phone. >> beeni've bamboozled. >> yeah. >> time to change the code. >> i'm changing my code and calling that kid. >> we always talk about on the show on work life balance and can women have it all? and now the question, obviously, can men have it all as well? an interesting article in the atlantic magazine. it is by the husband of the busi esswoman an marie slaughter. you may recall that she wrote an arti couple years ago where she made headlines where she talked about why women still can't have it all. that article went viral. so he writes an article as well that is called why i put my wife's career first. which brings up the whole question of, you know, he makes the point that obviously for
husbands have to s you recognize that your woman's career, perhaps, is more the money maker and you have to be able to them llowd to pursue their endeavors. they're more equal as co-parents. he m interesting observations in the article. he says that, you kno that women have also need the same support that men have had all along the same way that -- and also that -- i'm trying to find where he wrote. he says, sometimes at cocktail parties or dinner parties, it's interesting. he writes the very idea of men as lead parents still makes many people uncomfortable at a deep and often subconscious level. nothing quiets the dinner party conversation more quickly than a chance mention of the fact that my wife outearns me. so whileknow, as a society, i think we said we should all be co-parents, equal co-parents. there is still unfo theately judgment that people seem to make. >> we got better.
but just any dad that is the dad on the playground with the moms, ther ais definitely stigma to it. i think we're doing a lot better. but as the society and the culture does better with putting women in high places, this is how it's going to be. the women are going to be in charge in a lot of cases. >> i thi just havewe this judgment society when it comes to me, for example, being the single woman with no children. you know, suddenly kristina was making more cash than you, you would walk in, you know, it seems like whatever lane you're in, there is always someone else in the other car driving. >> right. >> there always has to be sort of a balance play. somebody's going to have to is being fis a little bit more. i do a lot more traveling. but my h own d has his busi ess at home. so it works itself out. and he's able to do a lot of things t at i can't do, the coaching and all of that. >> sometimes you go to dinner parties and people are like you and you don't feel judged. >> exactly. >> right. >> whatever do you, support your family. >> who makes more?
we're going to judge you. >> get out of here. >> ibye.ike, finally, some really fun video we want to show you. we love johnson,e rock especially when he busts a move. so he is doing it once again. he p video rkout dance on instagram. take a look. ♪ >> okay. let's see. he can do any dance. he can do the peewee herman. he has the whole thing. >> look at his moves. >> that man is jacked! >> seriously. >> you guys saw and i didn't. >> i think i need to go to the gym immediately. >> we could have gone with natalie yesterday to spin. >> i'm taking spin. >> all right. let' across to
dylan. she's in this morning for al. hello, dylan drier. >> good morning. we have heat through the southwest and the southeast. temperatures are going to be again above average. but out west, highs in the mid 90s. that's about 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of year. up and down parts of the plains, we're looking at 90s in dallas. kansas city, five to ten degrees above average. in the northern plains, where it was 97 yesterday in fargo, the hottest it's been all year long now it's going to drop down to abou 56 degrees. w temperatures are warming up across the bay area. a lot of sunshine. and now we're in the low to mid-60s in the north bay, it's still 60 degrees san francisco at 63 degrees. this afternoon feeling more like summer especially in the north bay and the south bay with a high of 88 degrees. 80 in the peninsula and east bay. and the tri-valley expect a high
of 93 while san francisco stays in the upper 70s. we will have more of this hot weather aheading into tomorrow. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you. comi selenaext, gomez rocked the plaza this morning in front of a huge holiday crowd. she is riding high on a number one hit, what she and is calling her revival. we'll catch up with the red hot selena
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. selena gomez sent a single straight off her album "revival." >> spent the morning rocking the plaza with just aa few thousand fans that waited for days seeing her. >> now the 23-year-old who has been in the business since she was 7 is catching her breath with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> you rocked it out there. congratulations on the album. >> thank you. >> congratulations on the upcoming tour. >> thank you. >> i'm excited. >> the album is called "rev this" is a revival for you as well? >> yeah, the past two years have been a very transitional time for me. i basically grown u ofn front everyone. i had an opportunity with this record to spend my time on it. i got a whole new team, a new label. and just me being a boss, me controlling my own life. and it was incredible. yeah. >> it's -- we can't imagine what it must have been like to grow up in th spotlight the way you did. what did you take from that and you look back now, what do
you hope do you differently going forward? >> i don't really regret anything. i don't have life figured out by all means. but i don't know, i have a great family. my mom a stepdad have raised me t always i've been. i don't know. i kind of feel like the same girl just a little older. >> you know, the energy watching those fans this morning is pointed out, there were kids that adultsly -- and some who slept out on the street to see you. and when you said back to them, i love you, too. that just resonated. you could hear it for blocks. when you're on tour, obviously that's your energy. but what else do you do just to keep it balanced? to keep selesaid, theu boss. >> i mean, touring is much different. it is way different than being on jshow.any other i think it's my show. but i don't know. you have to understand that for me, it baffles me that there are people that sleep outside for me. because i -- i work, i love my job, i do what i do. i just want to give my all to
those people. i wouldndo.be doing what i there are moments in my career where i wasn't really working and they were by my side. you know what i mean? it's very special. i don't ake it for granted. >> you really busy right now. not just with the music but also the movies as well. >> yeah. >> you have a movie on right now. >> i did. >> thank you. >> so they recognize your voice which is a animated movie. >> well, i don't know if i'm a pro. i go baseball hat on and watched it in the theater. i can't tell you to hear the kids feelings the best ever. now the little kids, i'm like i was on a disney show. they're like what show? i'm like oh, my god, forgot about me already. it's nice that i'm able to still keep that younger audience. >> willie has a daughter lucy who, i mean, she could very well be the next selena. that's what i'm hoping. but what would give her like really cool points for her dad is if her dad could join
the girl squad. >> are you taking -- >> if willie could join the squad. >> here's the thing. we haven't had anymales. >> he can be your first? >> that's why we have the squad. >> maybe your daughter can join. >> i want to shatter that glass ceiling. get in t squad. >> what are the requirements to get in? we'll leave willie off the hook. what are the requirements? >> i thi k in general, it's so good actuallyt's becoming something. you know what i mean? there's just been so much, especially as women in this industry, just being pinned against other women, mainly men as well. we are our own people. and i think it's incredible that it's actually a thing now. we d together.up we love each other. >> and you support each other. and you show that as beyonce pointed out, girls are often told to be adversaries rather than allies. and there you all are successful allies. >> girls everywhere, women, people should know that. they should have that. >> love it. >> sorry, willie.
>> all right. >> you're not in. >> i'd be a creepy member. you don't want me in there. >> yeah. >> anyway, selena gomez, so great to have you here. keep doing all the great things that you're doing. >> thank you. >> w after this. coming up next, when two married people have an affair, there are four versions of the truth. joshua jackson shows in "the affair." affair." he's going to ta to the couple who set aside affair." he's going to ta the whole day to sell their old car and buy a new one... 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. temptations testing your willpower? with light & fit greek help shrink them away.
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either. why? >> i feel like it brings up a lot of awkward conversations. so it's -- we do what you do. we watch it separately and talk about it later. i do have friends, my really close friend and his wife, they watch it together. theyit.v they seem to be happy. everything is going okay. different strokes for different folks. for us, no. >> the cool thing in season one on this show which is amazing is that it was told from two different perspectives. and so now we're getting four different perspectives in season two. people just coming to it, can you explain that? >> the central idea in the first show is this event happens. this affair is taking place. and you show it episode is broken into two exact pieces. you show the same day from one perspective and the other. so going into the second season, now that the affair has happened, now that's out there, now we go out and see the other spouses and see how they're dealing inh this their life. and i think it actually -- i haven't actually seen the second episode. >> i did. i did. it's
riveting. >> you are falling apart. >> i think the way that nicole is deali g it with and the way that help sen dealing with it gives us much more dep nooj the story. like what the actual reprecushions of something like this would be. >> yeah. is there some sort of -- are you going to turn a corner, i hope? >> and become a comedy? no. >> not become a comedy -- >> n a lot of laughses on "the affair." >> cole doesn't stay quite as dark a place he is when we see him in episode two. and he does find love. evergrapples.t of that's the thing i love about our show. instead of going for -- and instead of going for the high drama and over the top stuff, the story we're telling is pretty small. it's about how people deal with adversity in their lives. so you see all four of the character as they just sort of try to step out into life and figure it out from here. >> and t the show in is so good across the board. incredible. >> all right. watch it with your spouse, with
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this morning... ==topvo== southwest says things are ur a very good morning to you. a followup for you, southwest says things are returning to normal after a computer glitch caused backups and delays. at some airports yesterday, travelers were at a stand still, in some cases waiting four hours just to check their bags. they say another big backlog is not expected to materialize. travelers today are still being advised to arrive at the airport into hours early and you should still try to bring a printed boarding pass. intwo are hospitalized aftea car crash. the driver was north on highway 87 and veered right into the
encampment. the victims did not suffer life threatening injuries. no word on what caused the crash. happening now, get out your scales. it's the 42nd annual half moon bay pumpkin festival. the weighoff started at about 7:00 this morning with the winning pumpkin expected to be announced in the next hour or so. those things are huge. a look at weather and traffic right after the break.
good monday morning. i'm kari hall. temperatures will be hot today. even hotter than yesterday. gilroy up to 93, half moon bay 74. we'll have low 90s also in the north bay like napa, 92. oakland, 84. and in livermore today, expect a high of 93 degrees. let's check in now with mike for a look at the commute. >> we have a trouble spot, 87, about the third crash of the morning. but overall the south bay a
little lighter than typical for this monday. 85 andslowing up toward 101. a disabled vehicle just north of university. rest of the peninsula looking nice. 280 recovering. nice drive toward the bay bridge. in fact the metering lights have been turned off. no backup and no problem heading over toward the city by the bay. back to you. we'll be back with another local news update for you in about half an hour.
taking a look at the headlines. relief ahead for southwest airlines' passengers. the company says it has fixed the systemwide computer problems that caused massive delays on sunday for people trying to check in. however, the company says it still needs to get luggage delivered and to find seats for delayed or displaced travelers, and it still recommends that customers check in online, print the boarding passes at home before then arriving at the airport. getting nursing home patients high dose flu shots can significantly reduce the number who have to be hospitalized for life threatening illnesses such as pneumonia, heart failure and stroke. high dose shots are four times as strong as standard shots. in the largest study of its kind, hospitalizations were reduced by more than 1% with 1.5 million americans in nursing
homes. that drop would translate into thousands of patients. how much time off work do you get each week or each month? how about as much as you want? that's the new policy at linkedin. unlimited vacation, plus, 17 paid holidays. linkedin's vice president says it is part of a growing movement to place more focus on results and empowerment, and not on the hours worked. several other companies have similar plans, including netflix, virgin and groupon. sounds pretty much too good to be true, right? matt damon holding onto the top spot at the weekend box office. his marooned astronaut drama "the martian" taking in another $37 million according to studio estimates. the animated hotel transylvania two remained in the runner-up spot and the new fantasy epic "pan" had a lackluster debut grossing in just over $15 million. let's get a check of the weather right now. dylan is in for al. >> good morning, everyone. we have a pretty quiet day across t country. a couple of spotty
showers out ahead of this cold front. also through parts of the upper midw plains.the northern but temperatures will be much, much colder. we'l about 97om degrees in fargo yesterday, down into the upper 50 s ans. lower 60 the southwest is still hot. still a little unsettled in the northwest. up and d wn the east coast, temperatures above average with high the midgain in 70 s. so nothing too fall-like until we get this cold front moving eastward. we a fewoing to see a spotty showers for the interior northeast tomorrow. the rest of the country, though looking pretty nice. temps in the 60s and 70s through the plains. a little bit chillier through the nort highs ains with only i good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. all of this sunshine will heat our temperatures up quickly as we go through the rest of the morning. in the mid-60s now, but headed up to 80 in the east bay and peninsu peninsula. san francisco topping out at 78 and 88 in the north bay. tri-valley expect highs up to 93 and south bay we will see highs
up to 88. we'll have more of the same weather tomorrow. but cooling off the rest of the week. >> and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> thank you, dylan. now to a new movie that poses the question, ovoking once you experience the worst thing possible, how do you go on? >> in th film meadowland olivia wild and luke elsen play a co ple whose child is kidnapped and it follows them through what happens as they dole with the heart wrenching aftermath. >> olivia, luke, good morning, good to see you both. this is an incredibly powerful movie. a very difficult movie. a very heavy movie about a couple whose son is lost to kidnapping. and you started this movie right afte new mother. a >> yes. >> what's going through your mind? what's that experience like? >> i had been involved with the project for a couple years. we finally got finance going and moving towards shooting the movie and i found out i was pregnant and i thought oh, my god, timing. but it
ended up being the greatest possible preparation for this able because i was to become a mother and then portray a mother in a really honest way. so it's a blessing. >> and luke, what about you? what was it that drew you to the film? it is so hard. it's a difficult subject matter. >> yeah. i mean i just always kind of been interested in stories like that and to me, you know, it's like one of the small clips you might read in the newspaper or see on the news. and it's really the back story of what happens to such a kind of personal tragedy. you wonder what happens to the people a year or two down the road that are still there and how they deal with it. >> and how differently people deal with it. i mean this is a story that picks up a year after this happened. and you're following how these two parents are dealing with it and totally different ways. so it's intense. >> and it's so true. we all do news and we see the headlines and we cover these stories. and then a year later when you talk to families, they say, you know, the cameras are gone. the investigation -- we're just left to deal with each other and the pain. >> exactly.
exactly. i mean we had a really incredible director who decided to tell the story in a really interesting unique way, visually it's really stunning. so although very heavy subject matter, it's a really thrilling movie to watch. she is such an exciting new film making voice. we felt really lucky to work for her. that's why i love watching the film. >> at the risk of littoning things up a little bit here. you did an interview with conan where yo referenced sort of falling in love with your co-stars. >> let's not get awkward. but -- >> let's get real. >> i was just telling her husband jason today, because last i of course started the movie, what's this -- it can't be that guy. and then my brother owen had done a movie with and i was like what's the story with this "today" show cast?
he's a great guy. i guess i'll just do my job. >> and you started referring to her as your wife off screen, too? >> yes. >> so flattering. >> you caught me off guard. >> you're blushing. >> i pro gotd his film but i to be his boss and co-star. >> i don't know about you, but i do much better with a female boss. >> no question. >> i like that. >> i have two female bosses. >> that's true. >> that's why i'm talking to you. >> hard to admit to it. >> you should come around more often. >> yeah. thank you. well, congratulations on the film and the baby and the new wife. it's all lovely. >> thank you. >> so sad about jason. meadowlands will be in theaters october 16th and on demand october 23rd. brace yourself, the search is off for the ultimate man. these two aren't bad. we're loving both of these.
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ready. >> grant, good morning. >> good morning. congratulations. season two. so what are your fans looking for in your character now? what's flash up to? >> we're introducing something new on the show. we have identical people walking around and introducing new bad guys. it will be fun. >> getting weird on us in a good way. >> very weird. >> y ah, year was time travel. now it's like another dimension. getting trippy. >> what is it like to play such a well known super hero? i me that pressure? are there fans of that character that want you to live up to something right about before? >> i felt the pressure. like, initially when i was cast, i think. but it kind of went out the window when we started working on tshow. the cast is amazing. it doesn't ever feel like my press, like it's my show. it's kind of very much our show. i don't really feel any, like, kind of pressure on e in that
sense. >> it's a good way to look at i. >> spread the wealth around. cominow.is happening right you'll be chased down the street. it is very physical. so while you're spreading the love to your co-stars on the show, it's all you. all your body, all real. >> all natural. >> this is true. >> did you do a lot of training? there are a lot of fight scenes. >> i've always been physically active. i have a dance background which helps meshow.on the and show itself keeps me busy and kind of physically fit. i mesomewhat.in >> i love how you say i have a dance background. you were like a top tap dancer. >> i started as a tap dancer and did it a a kid. >> can you show us something? >> i could. i guess. >> come on! >> let's see. let's see. >> okay. cool, i'll do this for you. >> just a little something. >> wow!
>> and he is a super hero. can you beat that? >> no. but what about the elvis thing tap group? that's the only thing you can beat. >> that's how i started as a kid, yeah. >> you were an elvis themed tap group. >> it was an all boy tap group and we wore jeans and pleather white t-shirts and toured around virginia. yeah. >> that's amazing. >> you are so talented. awesome to have you. we'll be back in a moment. that is great.
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from nbc news, this is "today." with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> oh, yes, it is fun day monday october 12th, 2015. and what's more fun than being joined by the amazing, the hill area, the dancing machine jenna elfman. >> my own dance part. >> she's in for kath, she's taking a day off. she's in a new film that's coming out. >> the weekend -- >> you go to your theaters. go to fan dango. >> find the theater nearest you. >> big stone gap and we've also got in addition t