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mateo bridge, this is one of our slowest spots right now. we don't have any huge concerns, no major accidents. we'll continue to track it. local news update in half an hour. >> we'll see you then. have a great day. did he act alone? more questions than answers about the suspect in the bombing attacks in new york and new jersey. ahmad rahami hospitalized this morning after a shoot-out with police. investigators focusing on his trips overseas and the possible motive for the terror spree. his father speaking out to nbc news. >> did you know that your son was doing this? >> no. no. >> you had no idea. >> no idea. >> the very latest on the investigation. blame game in the wake of the bombings. donald trump and hillary clinton accuse each other of making the country less safe. >> hillary clinton's decisions overseas have left us with the threat we face today. >> donald trump is being used as
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a recruiting sergeant for the terrorists. >> this morning, their new battle on the campaign trail with the first debate less than a week away. outrage. protests grow as chilling video was released of oklahoma police shooting and killing an unarmed man. >> he's got his hands up there for her now. >> the justice department now looking into that case. the officer who opened fireplacfireplac places on administrative leave. fighting back. jim carrey with an emotional response to claims he's responsible for the suicide death of his ex-girlfriend. the actor embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit. while kacarrey says it is time step up and defend himself, "today," september 20, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
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good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. savannah's on her way back from an assignment on the west coast. she just landed. she will join us very shortly. in the meantime, let's start this morning with overnight developments on the investigation into the bombings here in new york and new jersey. the first charges have now been filed against ahmad rahami, five counts of attempted murder. want to be clear -- those are for the gun battle he had with police in linden, new jersey that led to his eventual take-down and arrest. rahami was shot several times down that encounter and he is recovering in a hospital. bail set at $5.2 million. the 28-year-old is a naturalized u.s. citizen. was not on any terror watch list at the time of these bombings. senior officials say he traveled to afghanistan as recently as 2013 and made several trips to pakistan as well. we have every angle of this case covered beginning with nbc
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national correspondent miguel almaguer. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the home where the suspect lived continues to remain a focal point for investigators, investigators looking at his digital footprint and travel overseas, this as investigators say they want to learn where he learned to make bombs. >> reporter: ahmad rahami went down in a hail of gunfire, the 28-year-old body the center of a massive manhunt found slumped over into a bar in new jersey when investigators say he opened fire on police. wounding two officers, rahami was shot at least once and taken into custody. the shots from the dramatic daytime gun battle captured on cell phone as it played out in the street.
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this morning rahami is charged with multiple counts of attempted murder. a different picture from those who knew him growing up. a u.s. citizen, rahami lived in america most of his life, immigrating from afghanistan with his family when he was just 7. rahami's father talking exclusively to nbc news. >> did you know that your son was doing this? >> no. >> no. >> you had no idea. >> no idea. >> and when you hear now that he's been accused this, do you believe it? do you believe it? sir? >> i'm not sure what's going on. >> you're not sure. >> reporter: rahami attended high school in edison, new jersey. later enrolled in middlesex county college studying criminal justice before dropping out. u.s. intelligence officials tell nbc news rahami traveled to afghanistan with his father and brother multiple times over the last decade, most recently in 2013. authorities now trying to determine what caused him, they
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say, to set off bombs over the weekend. one on the jersey shore before a road race for the marines. the other in new york city's chelsea neighborhood injuring 29. a senior law enforcement official say rahami was first identified after a fingerprint was found on one of the bombs that didn't explode. investigators in new york say his picture matched surveillance video taken near the blast in manhattan. >> we're going to take a lot of care and a lot of time to make sure that if we bring charges federally in the manhattan district court, that we do it in a way that's careful and thorough. >> reporter: though investigators have not tried rahami to a third blast. this one monday just a mile from his home. officials are methodically building their case. a timeline they say against a bomber who was taken down in a gun fight. being held on a $5.2 million bail, the suspect is expected to make his first court appearance
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later next month. he is facing those attempted murder charges. but matt and savannah, he will also likely face terrorism charges in the days to come. >> miguel, thank you very much. yes, savannah has now joined us. with more on the investigation and where it goes from here, let's bring in nbc justice correspondent pete williams. pete, good morning to you. >> matt, the big question now is were others involved. investigators say they haven't seen any evidence yet that he had help, but on the other hand they don't yet know where the bombs were built. prosecutors are seeking to link him to the bombs. the breakthrough was finding his finger prirnt print on the pres cooker saturday night. the two cell phones recovered were bought by rahami last year at a discount store in perth amboy, new jersey. rahami was in and out of surgery monday for the gunshots.
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he investigators have found no connection to any isis connection. what caused him to be radic radicalized is yet to be found. more from our former deputy security advisor under president bush. you have a bit of a mixed bag. on one hand you could determine he is a lone wolf, self-radicalized, acting alone. there are also facts in his background that might suggest an outside influence given his travel. start with the case of the lone wolf. what's going on here? >> well, it appeared that he acted alone in perpetrating the bombings. and certainly that is a signature of a lone wolf attack, an individual who's isolated, who acts alone. but i think it is far too early to say that that's the case here. investigators are clearly looking at what networks may have supported him, how he
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engaged in the bomb making, with whom he was communicating. and certainly now what he was doing on foreign travel. we've seen this in prior cases where individuals who perhaps weren't on the radar screen, like the times square bomber are later found to have ties to a terror organization. it is too early to say if he is a lone wolf. >> he's sleeping in the doorway of a bar. no elaborate scheme to escape. no safe house. no sophisticated forged documents to get him out of the country. doesn't that kind of take him in the direction of lone wolf, almost an amateurish lone wolf? >> well, i think it certainly suggests he didn't have a support network to execute this attack. and it looks very different, for example, from the sophisticated attacks we've seen in europe. keep in mind that the suspects, for example, in the brussels attack were missing for weeks under the nose of authorities there in europe. and so certainly he didn't have
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a support network. but i think, matt, there is a difference between a completely isolated individual, a real lone wolf, and someone who may have had contact with known terror suspects or groups. i think we just don't know enough yet about what ties and contacts he may have had, especially in pakistan and afghanistan. >> because some of the places he visited there, i think you would agree, are somewhat suspect. and sweenas we understand it, h on return to this country, pulled aside for some secondary screening. obviously wasn't sufficient to detect what he may have had in his mind. do you think that's something authorities are going to be looking pretty hard at? >> absolutely. i think in hindsight all of these clues and markers of radicalization and suspicion look a lot clearer. certainly what you are going to see is authorities looking harder at not only his travel, what came of those secondary interviews, and he apparently traveled to an area where there is a heavy taliban and al qaeda presence. we know he went to kandahar,
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obviously presence of taliban and al qaeda there. now we know that isis has a presence in central asia. so authorities are going to look very hard, pull every string possible and certainly are going to be working with pakistani and afghan authorities to understand what may have been happening on the ground. >> juan, thank you for your perspective on a morning like this. thank you. the bombings are making national security an even bigger issue in the presidential campaign with the election 49 days away. the state of the race today db donald trump is holding back-to-back rallies in north carolina there, while his running mate, mike pence, holds an event of his own in virginia. >> hillary clinton is not scheduled to be on the trail today but her running mate with being tim kaine, will attend several events in los angeles. >> and our latest nbc news survey mon ckey online poll sho clean in the lead among likely voters, 50%-49%.
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>> let's cigarette to peter alexander with the latest on those headlines. >> reporter: good morning. on the sidelines of the united nations general assembly here in new york this week, both hillary clinton and donald trump met privately with foreign leaders trying to give voters a sense of what they might look like as commander in chief. trump casting himself as a forceful leader, particularly on counterterrorism and national security. clinton insisting she is a strong but steady hand. donald trump talking tough on terror. >> we have caught this evil thug who planted the bombs. >> reporter: demanding harsh treatment for bombing suspect ahmed khan rahami but complaining in custody the u.s. will likely coddle him. >> now we will give him amazing hospitalization. he will be taken care of by some best doctors in the world and he'll probably even have room service knowing the way our country is. >> reporter: hillary clinton touting herself as the only
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candidate in a race with experience fighting terrorism. >> we will defeat the evil, twisted ideology of the terrorists. >> reporter: on national security the presidential contenders in effect in combat with one another. >> donald trump is being used as a recruiting sergeant for the terrorists. >> hillary clinton talks tougher about my supporters than she does about islamic terrorists. >> reporter: trump blaming the weekend attacks on president obama and clinton's immigration policies. >> so today they think this thug came through afghanistan. what kind of screening procedures were performed? >> reporter: earlier calling for the nation's police to profile and taking credit for labeling the new york city explosion a bombing before police did. >> i was criticized for calling it correctly. what i said was exactly correct. i should be a newscaster because i called it before the news. >> reporter: clinton arguing trump's giving new ammunition to america's enemies by villainizing muslims. >> they are looking to make this
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into a war against islam. rather than a war against jihadists, violent terrorists. the kinds of rhetoric and language that mr. trump has used has given aid and comfort to our adversaries. >> reporter: overnight another exploding controversy. donald trump's son, donald trump jr., poste posted on twitter an arguing against admitting refugees in the united states. it reads, "if i had a bowl of skittles and i told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" that's our syrian refugee problem. that's what the image reads. well, twitter was not amused. the clinton campaign wasn't amused either. they called it disgusting. even the parent company of skittles responded in a statement to nbc news saying, "skittles are candy. . refugees are people. we don't feel it's an appropriate analogy." matt and savannah, this became a big deal last night. at one point it was the top trending item nationwide.
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>> lot of headlines. peter alexander, thank you. >> nicolle wallace joins us now. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> put skittles aside and go back to these terror attacks here in new york over the last three days or so. coming at this stage of the campaign, they give us a window. we get to see how each of these candidates reacts to this moment. what was the most glaring difference in their reactions? >> well, i think they were each who they are. donald trump was in the morning yesterday, his sort of meandering combination of my gut told me it was a bomb before the news did, that's who i am, i'm going to give it to you straight. his supporters like that about him. she was at her best and she really ratcheted up the language. i think she responded to some of the tightening that we saw in the polls last week by really sharpening her attacks on him. i think this sets up next week's debate as a really, really important opportunity for each of them to shake things up. >> one hates to put it in political terms -- >> of course. >> -- but there is no question that when there is an urgent
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issue, national security matter on the eve of an election campaign, it does put into sharp release the choice. the polls will tell you different things about who does better with regard to terrorism, who does better in the polls with regard to foreign policy. >> right. i think the most recent poll came out sunday, the 18th. a cbs poll that showed them on the question of terrorism neck and neck. when the question more broadly includes foreign policy which people think includes, woulding with our allies, she has an advantage. but i think that there have been very few incidents -- in 2004, a campaign you both covered, there was a bin laden tape that came out about a week before the election. i think democrats believe that that shifted attention back to george w. bush's leadership after 9/11 and whatever you think of it, it just reminded voters of the country at the moment. there is so little that changes this campaign structurally. even though they both responded to their utmost, with some of the harshest language about one another, i'm just not sure that
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what's happened yesterday reshuffles this race at a structural level. >> again, it was sure t the justice department investigating the shooting of an unarmed man in tulsa, oklahoma. janet, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the video is hard to watch. even the tulsa police chief calls it disturbing. the video of a black man shot by a white police officer captured from multiple angles. this morning, there's outrage that an unarmed father of four who had car trouble is no longer alive. police dash cam video captured it all. a second angle from a helicopter overhead. 40-year-old terrence clutcher outside his suv friday night. an officer said he wasn't cooperating as he walked toward his vehicle. >> he won't show me his hands.
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>> reporter: it clearly shows him with his hands in the air. even officers in the chopper could see it as they discuss in the reporting. >> he has his hands up there for her now. >> reporter: moments later, the officer tazs him. he is then shot. both now on paid leave. lying on the ground, the video shows no one checks on him more more than a minute. he later died. the police chief confirming he was not armed. >> there was no gun on the suspect or in the suspect's vehicle. >> reporter: amid protest over the incident, law enforcement making assurances justice will be served. as the justice department opens its own investigation. the twin sister tells nbc news, she feels an arrest warrant should be issued. >> we want charges pressed against the officer immediately. and the video and everything that's out there speaks for itself. it's really clearcut.
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>> reporter: she says she received assurances that this case will be prosecuted if the facts warrant. in her mind, if this had been anyone other than a police officer who was the shooter, charges would have already been filed. back to you. >> thanks very much. a first check of the weather. good morning. >> good morning. we're waiting for fall. it arrives 10:21 thursday morning. but it's going to take a while to get here. already we're seeing changes in the pacific northwest. in the meantime, no heat relief. the big dome of high pressure and jet stream up to the north, look at these temperatures. minneapolis today 81. cleveland, 83. you will be 90 in nashville. almost 100 in dallas. 12 degrees above normal. even boston up to 80 degrees. look at this wednesday, the heat continues. but we do see some changes coming as we get into actually the first day of fall in the pacific northwest, temperatures anywhere from ten to 20 degrees
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below average. that slowly makes its way east in time for the weekend. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. hey, searching for a great used car? yeah! you got it. just say show me millions of used cars for sale at the all new carfax.com. i don't want one that's had a big wreck just say, show me cars with no accidents reported pretty cool i like it that's the power of carfax® find the cars you want, avoid the ones you don't plus you get a free carfax® report with every listing start your used car search at carfax.com good tuesday morning to you. meteorologist ability any slaughter here. we've got clouds back at the coastline, san francisco, the north bay looking at clouds there. everyone else looking at clear skies. a few high thin clouds. temperatures in the 50s and 60s for the most part. as we get going through the day,
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a huge difference from yesterday. temperatures coming down quite a bit. back to 71 degrees in san francisco after yesterday in the 80s. 89 today for the south bay. and a few 90s for the tri-valley. temperatures cool as we await fall on thursday. matt? >> all right, al, thank you very much. just ahead, jim carrey facing a wrongful death lawsuit that blames him for his ex-girlfriend's fatal overdose. this morning, how he is responding. and the ripple effect of that pipeline leak that has gas prices soaring. some stations even running out of gas. are those problems about to spread to the other parts of the country? but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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this morning. >> we have our natural ac back at the coastline. you can see the golden gate bridge, the fog and clouds back as well. not everywhere. from tiburon, already starting to see the clouds break up. so the marine layer kind of shallow this morning. it is going to lead to cooler weather across the entire bay area today. 60 in palo alto, 60 in san jose. 55 in morgan hill and 53 in santa rosa. later today temperatures in the upper 80s. same for the tri-valley and the south bay. the coastline will see markbly cooler weather today. in fact, 70s and 60s for places like half moon bay. mike has the morning off. things are getting slow out there. we have a couple of accidents piling up. 101 northbound out of silicon valley, slow there near moffett field. it stays slow toward story road. 880 is slow southbound and also towards 80 approaching the bay bridge toll plaza.
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the san mateo bridge very slow, has been that way for about an hour. slow going, back to you. >> thank you very much. another local news update in half an hour. see you then.
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we are back. happy tuesday. adorable little baby shot right there. the 20th of september, 2016. we've got a great crowd gathered outside our window in rockefeller plaza. fall is on its way but still feels a little summery out there. >> inside studio 1a, it is nice and cool. top stories, overnight an american airlines flight that took off from phoenix was forced to make an emergency landing in tampa. the airline says the cockpit indicator light turned on. the flight's 146 passengers were warned of a potential landing gear problem and ordered to brace for impact. >> they were in full crash mode. okay, people. we got to -- cross your arms. put your head down.
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when we say "brace," you brace. so as we were getting closer, i mean it was petrifying. >> the plane landed safely. nobody was hurt. american says its maintenance team is now evaluating that aircraft. the suspect in those bombings in new york and new jersey is being held now on a $5.2 million bond as he recovers in the hospital. 28-year-old ahmed khan ra hami was arrested after a shoot-out with police, charged with five counts of attempted murder, charges connected to the bombings have yet to be filed. on the campaign trail, hillary clinton and donald trump are trading new jabs over the bombin bombings, the war on terror and national security. >> we wish that mr. trump has done is given aid and comfort to our adversaries. >> hillary clinton talks tougher about my supporters than she does about islamic terrorists. right? >> here is a look at our newest
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nbc news/survey monkey online poll. before the bombings, clinton held a five-point lead, 50%-45% among likely voters. today's campaign moment -- is a bush ready to back a clinton? yes, according to a kennedy. with me so far? on facebook kathleen kennedy townsend says former president george h.w. bush told her he will vote for hillary clinton. she included a photo of herself shaking hands with the fortunatelier president. in a statement to politico, a bush spokesman would neither confirm nor deny that claim. we turn now to a new lawsuit facing jim carrey. the actor is being accused of illegally obtaining and giving his former girlfriend the painkillers she later used to take her own life. hoda is here with more on that story. >> good morning, guys. that lawsuit filed in los angeles, carrey taking on the accusations head-on. jim carrey speaking out overnight after a lawsuit filed
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against him monday accuses the actor and comedian of illegally giving his late girlfriend the controlled substances that she used to commit suicide. the 30-year-old makeup artist was found dead in her sherman oaks, california home nearly a year ago. it was later ruled white took her own life by overdosing on prescription drugs. lawsuit filed by white's estranged husband, mark burton, alleges that carrey used his immense wealth and celebrity status to illegally obtain and distribute highly addictive, and in this case deadly, controlled substances. burton also says carrey sent bogus texts to white after her death pretending as though he had misplaced the drugs. overnight, carrey released a statement saying, what a terrible shame. it would be easy for me to get in a back room with this man's
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lawyer and make this go away. but there are some moments in life when you have to stand up and defend your honor against the evil in this world." his lawyer saying, "we are confident that the court will see through this abhorrent money-grab scheme." carrey was one of the pallbearer at white's funeral in ireland which he attended with his daughter, jane. in the court papers, burton claims that carrey did not in fact pay for any of white's funeral expenses despite reports that he said he would. the comedian now making it clear, the lawsuit is no joke. "i will not tolerate this heartless attempt to exploit me or the woman i loved. cat's troubles were born long before i met her, and sadly, her tragic end was beyond anyone's control. i really hope that some day soon people will stop trying to profit from this and let her rest in peace." a sad case all the way around. the lawsuit seeks unspecified
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damages that jim carrey's attorney is saying the actor will be completely vindicated in court. there is not a winner in this one at all. to other news now on the gas crisis affecting drivers in the south after that pipeline leak in alabama is impacting supplies, sending gas prices soaring across that region. and the problem can soon impact even more drivers up and down the east coast. nbc's gabe gutierrez in atlanta to tell us why. hey, gabe, good morning. >> reporter: this is one of the many pumps expected to be shut down for days. the pipeline company is working furiously on a fix, but the impact is already being felt by millions. this morning, many gas stations in the south are running on empty. one after another, from georgia to tennessee, to north carolina. either out of fuel completely or seeing prices soar. >> i guess i have to keep searching around for other gas stations. >> reporter: all because of a leak in central alabama. the colonial pipeline company's line one stretches from texas to
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new york harbor supplying 40% of the east coast fuel. >> i am concerned about the amount of gasoline that we have. i want people to, first of all, not panic and not worry about everyone filling their car up at the same time. >> reporter: today, some 700 workers are working to build a diameter by pass line. the company says it should be finished later this week. >> our interest is the response efforts and keeping our community and responders safe. >> reporter: meantime, extra gas is being shipped by ground. governors have declared states of emergency in six states, some warning of price gouging. analysts believe the ripple effect could go right up the east coast, even extending up to new york, possibly raising praises another 5 to 20 cents a gallon. in georgia average prices have already jumped 21 cents in about a week, says aaa. >> up and down the east coast, we could see spotty outages. in addition to that, most likely
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we'll see prices increase at the pump. >> reporter: on social media, frustration. one driver tweeting, the fact that there is just no gas anywhere is absurd. another, i'm literally on the hunt for gas. every station i've been to is out. colonial says the rupture involves at least a quarter-million gallons of fuel. but experts say that the environmental impact will be minimal since it leaked into a retention pond. still, matt and savannah, the economic fallout is already being felt across a large swath of the country. >> gabe gutierrez in atlanta for us, thank you. let's get a check of the weather from this man right here. >> you're not old enough to remember those gas lines. >> oh, yes, i am. >> i'm just trying for be nice. >> well, this is lingering. it's not going anyone. julia, the remnants of julia, just kind of hanging out, bringing more rain to the carolina coastline and also in to the virginia coastline as
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well. look at some of this rain for north carolina and virginia. some areas picking up over five inches of rain. there are some flood risks today. out west, we have tropical storm paine which could become a real pain for our friends in the pt west. bringing heavy rains to the plains. mountain snows in parts of the inner mountain region and southwest looking at strong winds. rainfall amounts anywhere from one to four good tuesday morning to you. meteorologist anthony slaughter. we have clouds back, the natural ac has finally made its return. back to 56 in the north bay, 58 in san francisco. the clouds are only at the coastline and across most of the north bay. everywhere else we are clear. 64 right now in the tri-valley and 61 for the peninsula and the south bay. later this afternoon, inland valleys will stay warm back to the mid and upper 80s, a sfu
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we're back now at 7:44. we've got some new and surprising research that seems to suggest parents may be using marijuana more often than their own children. >> pot use among older americans is surging, while rates are actually dropping among younger teens. nbc's tom costello is here with more on that. >> younger teens is the optimal word there. listen, 18 to 25 year-olds are still the biggest users of marijuana. but here is the big surprise -- it is the children of the '60s, '70s and '80s who are dramatically increasing their use of pot and could soon be smoking more than teenagers in just a few years. ask anyone of a certain age. chances are pot has at least been a part of their pop culture. >> hey, man. am i driving okay? >> reporter: but get this -- new research from the cdc suggests these days it is the parents who are getting high more than the
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kids. and 2014, only 7.5% of 12 to 17 year-olds smoked pot regularly. that's down 10%. but 8% of 35 to 44 year-olds did. and here's a shocker -- regular pot use among 45 to 54 year-olds jumped 50%. among 55 to 64 year-olds, up a whopping 455%. >> tasted like freedom. >> reporter: robert corey is a father of four, a colorado attorney, and now an occasional legal pot smoker. >> if you want to sit out on your back porch with five friends and smoke a joint, it is just like those same five friends cracking open a bottle of chablis and enjoying each other's company at the end of a hard week. >> reporter: no surprise with recreational marijuana now legal in four states, and medical marijuana legal in 25, plus d.c., more adults are toking up. >> i see typical soccer moms and
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doctors and lawyers coming in here. >> reporter: in colorado you have top 21 to buy weed, but many of the shoppers are in their 40s or 50s and haven't smoked pot since high school or college. >> whereas before it was a hush, it was a whisper. people didn't want to use the word marijuana. but now it is definitely mainstream and people are becoming more okay with it. >> a lot of like parents smoke weed and like their kids know about it and everyone's cool with it. >> reporter: while for some teens, if it's gone mainstream, it just isn't as cool as it once was. >> i don't smoke pot, and i really don't care for any drugs or anything that messes with the mind. >> personally being an athlete, i don't think that's attractive, appealing. that's mostly why i don't smoke. >> reporter: the times, it seems they are a changing. listen, a lot of concern still about the effects of pot on the adolescent brain. for that reason, just like alcohol, many researchers insist it is not appropriate for teens.
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but with older americans turning to medical marijuana, the same generation that was at woodstock and the summer of '69 are also rekindling their relationship with weed. >> i've heard people in my age group saying i don't like the way alcohol makes me feel in the morning and i've heard some of those people say they've turned back to marijuana. >> you are using very careful language. >> absolutely. no, i'm being honest though. >> i think anecdotally you do hear about it. >> i'm in colorado. i can't tell you how many people i grew up with, their views have changed over the years. >> good cheech and chong reference, tom. i'm proud of you. what music superstar adele just did to surprise one of her biggest and youngest fans. and we are welcoming back an emmy winner. oh, look at that. look at that! carson returns in triumph. good morning, my friend. we'll be back right after this.
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welcome here on your tuesday. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter. fog at the golden gate bridge this morning, different from what we've seen over the past couple mornings. bright sunshine from the inland valleys. our weather underground cam all lit up. inland valleys will still see a warm day. mid to upper 80s, walnut creek, pleasanton, even san jose. 80 for oakland and 71 for san francisco. 74 for santa cruz. let's switch gears. mike has the day off. i'm going to try to sift through some of these traffic reports. 101 northbound is really show. an accident at blossom hill exit and another break dounl, stall near 87 and the 101 connector. 280, an accident at saratoga. 84 is slow towards cupertino. that's the south bay. the east bay, a couple of accidents coming through the caldecott tunnel. also 880 is slow getting on to
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the san mateo bridge. the san mateo side of the bridge is slow. 101 northbound is slow. i'll take you outside and show you how slow it is, 880 northbound moving at a crawl. the good knaus, laura, no huge accidents, just the typical slowing we see this morning. let's hope it's smooth sailing from here. students at an east bay high school are being warned about getting screened for tuberculosis after one student comes down with the disease. last night health leaders outlined to parents and teachers what to do. we have the details posted on our twitter feed. president obama is making his final address to the united nations as an acting president. it's taking place right now. you can link to a live broadcast. we'll put it on our facebook page this morning. talk about nine lives. rescuers save a cat literally dangling from its tail. get the complete story on our home page. we'll be back with another local news update in about half an
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hour or so. hope you enjoy your tuesday morning. have a great one.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, was he working alone? the man behind the new york and new jersey bombings now in custody after a violent shoot-out. new details on how he was captured. new questions about his motive as we hear from his father exclusively. >> did you know that your son was doing this? >> no. >> no. >> you had no idea. >> no idea. plus, protecting your privacy. how safe are you and your family online? from social media to credit cards to e-mails. easy way to guard your personal information. and, sending her love.
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>> i'm going to put this on my wall at home. >> reporter: h . >> how adele made one 4-year-old's night at a concert in new york city "today," tuesday, september 20, 2016.4-y in new york city "today," tuesday, september 20, 2016. >> go navy, beat army! >> good morning, texas! >> brother and sisters in new york city! war eagle! >> happy 30th birthday. >> woo! we're back now, 8:00 on this tuesday morning. it is the 20th day of september. 2016. we got a nice crowd out here on kind of a muggy tuesday morning. that's a cute story with adele.
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we'll tell you more about that coming up. by the way, guys, how does a ten-minute workout sound? we'll find out about the new exercise sensation. >> ten minutes three times a week. 30 minutes a week. >> motive. ahmed rahami's brazen shoot-out with police captured on cell phone, while investigators say his bombings in new york and new jersey were captured on surveillance video. family and former classmates say
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they're shocked to hear the allegations. rahami's father speaking exclusively to nbc news. >> did you know that your son was doing this? >> no. >> no. >> you had no idea. >> no idea. not sure what happened exactly. but i think so, it is very hard right now to talk. okay? >> reporter: just hours after law enforcement put out a cell phone alert for rahami, he was spotted sleeping in the doorway of a bar, not far from his home in elizabeth, new jersey. rahami reportedly pulled the gun and shot officers angel padilla and peter hammer when they approached. they're both recovering this morning. he was caught after a foot chase and a gun fight which left a suspect wounded but alive. rahami is suspected of planting explosive devices. saturday morning at a charity race for marines in seaside park, new jersey, and another that exploded saturday night in manhattan injuring 29 people. a third device was discovered just blocks away but failed to
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detonate. monday a mile from his home, a backpack filled with five devices was detonated by police after it was discovered by two homeless men. rahami is an american citizen, raised in the u.s., whose family immigrated from afghanistan. >> he goes from being just a normal kid to wanting to hurt people. >> reporter: this morning, investigators say the motive is still unclear. but the evidence, they argue, is easy to see. combing a digital trail, investigators are also putting together a timeline of his travel overseas. while he may be in custody, this investigation is far from over. >> miguel almaguer, thank you. the justice department is investigating the deadly shooting of an unarmed man by a police officer. it happened in tulsa, oklahoma. cameras and a police cruiser and helicopter captured much of this incident. 40-year-old terrance crutcher was outside his stalled suv on
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friday. on officer says he wasn't cooperating and refused to show his hands, although in some of these images you can see his hands in the air. moments later crutcher was tasered by one officer, then shot by another. the video shows that he was not checked on for more than a minute after that. both officers are now on paid leave pending investigation. a chaotic scene on the hollywood walk of fame when a driver drove on to the sidewalk monday and hit two pedestrians before crashing flu a building. the victims weren't seriously injured. police say the driver struck another car earlier and was actually leaving the scene of that accident. she is charged with driving under the influence. a consumer alert now that could save you hundreds of dollars a year on gas. automobile club aaa says paying for premium gas is a waste of money if your car is designed to run on regular. the club's research shows that saving gas did not increase horsepower or fuel economy. it didn't lis reduce emissions any better than regular gas.
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premium blends can cost about 50 cents more per gallon than regular. a national survey found u.s. drivers spent more than $2 billion they didn't need to on premium gas in the past year. coming up, the science of swearing. is it actually okay to use bad language in front of your children? >> be interested to see this research. then a remarkable display of sportsmanship at the end of a race. and it is making headlines around the world. and spending hours in the gym? gym? we're testing out ♪ (humming) ♪ so you're up at dawn, ♪ k, , look alive. ♪ you've been saving for a big man-cave. ♪ (chuckling) good luck with that, dave. ♪ you made the most of your retirement plan, ♪ ♪ so you better learn to drive that rv, man.♪ ♪ so many things you're doing in your life. ♪ ♪
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8:10. time for an "trending" party, everybody. >> hey! >> we've all heard of the test that claims there are 16 different personality types and basically everybody fits in to one of them. but, some new research from spain says forget all that. 90% of us fall into just four categories. an algorithm was used to come up with these categories. the envious. that's the largest group. they don't care about what they achieve as long as it is better thannie one else. trusting. collaborators who don't care if they win or lose. the optimist. 20% of people believe that they and their partner will make the best choice. the pessimist, another 20% who go for the lesser of two evils. the algorithm was unable to classify about 10% of the people. we're going to start with each one of us. we'll all say what we think that
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person is. then we'll find out what that person thinks about themselves. >> that that many people are envious. i think al is an optimist. >> i'm going to say trusting. i trust al with anything. >> i say pessimist -- i don't like the label but you are a practical person and you are going to figure out what is the best thing to do. >> i'm going to say you are an optimist. what do you think you are? >> i think i'm optimist. with even a little sunshine. >> hoda. >> optimist. >> pure optimist. >> the word i'm thinking of is not there. optimist. for sure. >> a trusting optimist. >> hybrid. >> optimist. >> carson? carson's trusting. >> collaborator. >> that's what people said in high school. >> savannah? you're a pessimist. >> no!
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>> optimist. >> i see your pictures and i raise you. >> matt lauer. >> i have a feeling you won't get this wrong. >> i say trusting. >> i say trusting, too. >> envious. >> what? >> that just came out of your mouth. >> that's just the reaction. not trusting? >> i don't think so. i don't know. i think you are in the 10% that cannot be defined. you are inscrutable. >> you think i am a pessimist. >> i think you have pessimistic tendencies. >> very, very enlightening. when you guys were growing up, did your parents ever curse in front of you? mine never did. >> rare, rare occasion. >> yeah, rare. >> what about you? >> yeah, it happened. >> a lot? >> yeah. smoke, drank, swore. my parents were sailors. >> it was a different time. but definitely about taboo cursing in front of your kids. is there actually anything wrong
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with it? a scientist says -- go ahead and curse in front of your kids. there is no definitive proof that swearing around kids encourages aggression. in fact, it is more often out of humor than anger. >> no. the reason i don't like it, i think cursing is lazy language. a person curses because they can't describe things with other words. >> true. a well chosen word from time to time if it's -- if you blurt it out. >> you don't want your kids to talk like that at school or anywhere. but actually even worse than swearing i think honestly, if you talk bad about people or you're gossiping. that's just as taboo in front of your kids. >> let's take a look at the latest act of brotherly love. all right? >> you optimistic soul, you. >> i trust you're going to love
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this. remember the brownley brothers? we told you about them during the olympics down in rio. they won gold and silver in the men's triathlon and shared that emotional moment after the race on the ground. well, here's why they're "trending" up a over again. at a race in mexico johnny was on his way to a first place finish but his body was overwhelmed by heat and dehydration. he nearly collapsed. here comes his older brother. he could have passed him and won the race. he grabs johnny's arm. helping him finish the race. he actually sacrificed his own victory by pushing johnny to second place and taking third himself. >> i love that. that's its own category. pretty amazing. carson, top that. >> can't top that. no. we're done. >> we have superficial news. we'll start with a touching moment. this one you didn't see at the
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emmys. sa sarah paulson after the awards show at the governor's ball, sarah had marsha's name actually engraved on her emmy. >> wow! >> that's beautiful. they put it on and nice little homage there. jimmy kimmel ribbing maggie smith for being a consistent winner about you never actually attending the ceremony. jimmy joking he put her award in lost and found. maggie was watching, saying if mr. kimmen could please direct me to the lost and found office, i will try to be on the next flight. love, old maggie." finally, adele performing here in new york in madison square garden last night and invited to the stage little quinn who made her artwork. >> hello, claire. how old are you? >> 4. what?
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>> where did you live? >> in new jersey. >> jersey! >> go, jersey! >> she then brought her mom's to the stage for that photo. that's your "popstart!" today. >> very, very cool. sar s carson, thank you very much. >> now let's get a check of the weather. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by dove. dove chooses only the gentlest cleaners. we've got moisture from tropical storm hpaine now makin its way into the southwest. remnants of julia causing a lot of wet weather along the mid-atlantic coast. in between, the heat is on from southern texas where temperatures are in triple digits. 90s into the mid lanes. 90s in central california. little cooler but more humid here in the east. on into the great lakes. you can see we've got that wet weather with tropical downpours
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along the southeastern and mid-atlantic coast. desert rainfall. cooler and wetter in the pacific northwest, 66 degrees hey, good tuesday morning, meteorologist anthony slaughter. we are starting off with clouds in the area. a little different than we have the past couple of days. san francisco low clouds there, starting to clear. we will see sunshine and lots of it for inland valleys today. that will put is back into the 80s and 90s for some places. not as hot like the tri-valley, closer to 90 rather than yesterday, closer to 100 in san francisco. the 80s yesterday back to 71 and south bay looking at temperatures in the upper 80s. >> don't forget, get that weather any time you need it. go toensity interval training workouts.
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sheinelle jones tried them out for us. are you crazy? >> yes, i am. >> but you survived. zble . >> everyone wants a quick fix without dedicating too much time. there is a ten-minute workout, a seven-minute one, even a one-minute workout that's grabbing headlines. for three weeks i put it to the test. ♪ >> reporter: they may not be new, but they're gaining in popularity. high-intensity interval training workouts, pushing yourself to the brink for a limited amount of time. >> if you're willing and able to go hard, it would appear that you can get away with a surprisingly small dose of exercise and still boost your fitness. >> i enlisted the help of a doctor who led a recent study of 25 men over 12 weeks. he created a modified program for me to try. to get a baseline, i would need a vo2 max test which measures how much oxygen you can use when pushing yourself, as well as how
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many calories you're burning. >> cardiovascular fitness is a very strong and independent marker of your health regardless of the reading on the scale. >> when you feel like your legs are burning and fatigued, keep going. when you feel like they're screaming at you, keep going. when your lungs are burning, keep going until you literally cannot. drive your legs. come on! stay on it! quick, quick, quick! keep it going. >> your vo2 was about 26 milliliters of oxygen. >> what does that mean. >> that's a little low. people winning the olympic marathon will have oxygen capacities in the 70s. >> so what you're telling me is i'm never going to the olympics. >> normal people, it's more like the 30s and 40s. >> reporter: my goal -- to boost that number. but could it be done with as little as 30 minutes of working out a week? time to find out. my training program -- ten
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minutes a day, three times a week for three weeks. within that ten minutes, one minute of high-intensity, broken down into 20-second intervals with small breaks in between. so, i ran. >> somebody say "time." two minutes seems long. >> reporter: i biked. >> the longest 40 seconds ever. >> reporter: i climbed stairs. one more left. >> reporter: now see what doctors say because i am ex haufted. >> week one. week two. week three. >> this is the last workout. i would say it is pretty easy for you to do the program. it isn't some complicated thing where you need a routine or follow some strict diet. it is pretty simple. but the real question, did those workouts where i literally pushed my hardest for only nine minutes in total really help to improve my fitness level? >> dig, dig, dig, dig, dig! come on, you got this! keep going! keep pushing!
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keep pushing. that's it! five, four, three, two -- you got it -- good -- nice! nice job! >> i think overall you did great. you went up by 6% in three weeks which is a lot. >> my oxygen level went from 26 to 27.5. >> you went up by about equivalent of one and change on your weight. or perhaps a two and a half point change in your blood pressure. >> reporter: i learned that fitness isn't only measured in pounds. >> you are lowering your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes. don't just worry about a number on a scale or how you look. you are boosting your fitness. that's an important take-away. >> in the end, this program did work for me. if i stuck with it, the doctor believes i would have increased my fitness level even more. matt? >> second opinion time. okay? let's bring in the author of "workout prescription."
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can 20 and 30-minute high-intensity interval training workouts for every fitness level. >> you like these? >> i am a big fan of these. as a sports medicine doctor and as an athlete, i think they are great. >> it worked in terms of increasing her fitness level. are these workouts good for losing weight? >> these are part of the equation. losing weight is a complex thing. this can help. certainly diet helps. it is part of a whole fitness package. this is certain will i part of that. >> here's what worries me. you were talking about this during the tape. there are those times when you have to push yourself. and i mean push yourself until you don't think you can go any further -- or farther. i worry that people are going to get hurt during that time. >> yeah. i mean there is some concern that if people push too hard too fast that can be a problem with things like injuries and certainly heart risk in people over 50. you want to make sure you get screened, if you have any history of that. in my fitness classes, i teach people in their 70s and 80s, alongside 10 and 12-year-old
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kids. >> would you go with this long term? >> i would do this but i would say maybe two times a week. that third workout, do something a little longer. do some ab workouts, maybe do something where you go for a longer run. for me running i can clear my head and with a ten-minute workout you can't really do that. but definitely if you don't have a lot of time, it is worth it. >> what is your recommendation if people look at these and say that's now going to become my fitness life tilstyle? >> people have ten minutes here, 20 minutes there, jobs, kids. this is a thing you can do very easily any time, anywhereas part of what you do. >> you were saying while you did this, you did nine workouts over three weeks and you didn't change your eating habits one single bit. >> not one bit. i didn't do anything else. if anything, i had doughnuts and everything else. but it actually worked. i would say don't do that. but listen, i got three little ones. i would literally get up from my desk, run down the hallway, up
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the stairs, and back to my desk. >> this is really for anybody. trying a little bit is a great way to start. experiment. do it at home. it really helps. >> doc, thank you very much. appreciate it. sheinelle, thanks for being our go-to person on this. let's head over to carson. maria shriver is here. we're go to hang out. jamie curtis. our i'm ...
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==1xvid== firefige say a neigor frying chicken outside on apatit night that destroyed aan jo home. tuesday morning, 8:26. i'm sam brock. firefighters say a neighbor frying chicken outside on a patio, that's what started this fire last night that destroyed a san jose home. started after 7:00 nowhere story and white road. thankfully nobody was injured, fanned out after gas meter fed those flames making it worse for fire crews. eight neighboring homes had to be evacuated until gas could be cut off. in all took crews more than an hour to do all that. firefighters say in all four people living inside the home have now been displaced. you may notice modest changes throughout the day.
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anthony slaughter with a look at your forecast. >> inland valleys, clouds at the coastline, cooler day for everybody. higher temperature much more comfortable than they have been over the past three days. back to the 80s for inland valley. fairfield and gilroy reached 90. 71 for san francisco and 74 santa cruz. temperatures cooling off in a big way. talk more about the forecast as it cools throughout the morning. even cooler the next few days. >> that cool down right through the week. anthony thank you so much for that that's going to do it. right now see you in 30 minutes with more updates. for now back to the "today show."
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8:30 now. it is tuesday, the 20th of september, 2016. cloudy day in manhattan, but it is warm. we've got a great crowd. lot of folks coming out to say hello. we're so happy to see them here. look at charlie! >> little boy's all grown up. >> this is like a transition where he is allowed to walk. he's old enough. >> it's easier.
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>> makes me think of wrangler. it does. >> aw! >> our friend maria shriver is here. she's got an interesting really new wla to help teeay to help t bullying using virtual reality. and jamie lee curtis is here. we'll talk to her about acting, writing and some of her famous roles. >> she can't make up her mind what she wants to promote. >> a woman of many talents. >> first let's get a check of the weather. >> today along the southeastern atlantic coast, tropical downpours, desert rainfall due to protropical storm paine. heat continues in the midsection of the country. tomorrow we'll still have shower activity along the mid-atlantic coast. showery from the intermountain region, northern plains, into the desert southwest and pacific
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hey, good tuesday morning to you meteorologist anthony slaughter. we are starting off today with clouds in the area this morning. a little different than the past couple of days. san francisco low clouds there, even if off the north bay fog starting to clear. inland valley, 80s and 90s in some places. not as hot like tri-valley closest 90 degrees, like yesterday, closer to 100. san francisco, 80s yesterday back to 71 and south bay today looking at temperatures back into the upper 80s. >> who's this? >> this is blakely. >> how old is blakely? >> 2 months. >> she's beautiful. >> thank you. >> hello, beautiful girl. by the way, don't forget, if you want to see or listen to something beautiful, check us out on our sirius xm channel 108. don't forget, fridays, "today show confidential" with our executive producer tom nash.
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it is the high point of xm radio. >> great show. we're kicking off something new this morning. we're calling it "brain power today," all about strengthening your mind to improve your life. >> here to get us started, our special anchor, maria shriver. good to see you, as always. today we're going to take you inside the teenage brain. a mysterious place, for sure. as parents, we all want our kids to thrive and make friends. but many teens suffer from social anxiety. now one innovative program is retraining their brains to be more socially confident using some very familiar technology. it looks like a video game. but this is actually a high-tech classroom, training the brains of shy teens like jeff and charlotte to be more social. >> i've learned how to start a conversation, just how to break
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the ice. >> you're more confident. >> yeah. normally i'm not like that. >> reporter: call it the teen socialization lab. based at the center for brain health at u.t. dallas, it's run by a cognitive neuro scientist. >> a lot of the cognitive skills we need in life link back to the brain. >> reporter: it is to help kids overcome anxiety, aggression and bullying. >> do you find that the kids that come in here are in many ways more comfortable in a virtual world than the "real world"? >> i think it does make that more appealing and less threatening, especially with individuals who are anxious socially. >> all right. >> reporter: here's how the program works. first, kids have their social skills tested. >> a lot of different emotions. >> reporter: then, they enter the virtual reality lab where their "avatar" faces social challenges involving other kids and adults. jeff, a college freshman with
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mild asperger's, struggles with new social situations. >> i have a hard time of putting words and ideas together easily as other people do. >> reporter: so today he's conversing with a new roommate. >> have you gotten classes all settled? >> reporter: his counselor next door coaching him through it. >> that's a good sign from him. >> reporter: pausing and replaying the interaction until he does better. the program is ten half-hour sessions over five weeks. jeff says he feels socially confident for the first time, even in a network tv interview with me. >> were you nervous about this? >> yeah, i was getting a little bit jitters. but i was thinking, stay focused and relaxed. i think this program has definitely helped me to connect to the topics better and connect to what you're saying. >> reporter: two published studies find the program gives subjects like jeff better social
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skills. saying it can actually rewire their brains, boosting the areas responsible for socioability. it helped charlotte, an eighth-grader with adhd, become moreceptiveperceptive. >> before it was all about what she thought and she would impulsively jump in, then get a bad response. so what this has been able to do is let her think about what other people are thinking or feeling, and then how she can react appropriately. >> do you find that you are able to converse with your friends better now? >> yeah. they're like, so you've changed. you're like more open. i'm like, yeah. >> right now the virtual reality program is only available in dallas. it costs about $1,800 per student. but researchers are trying to raise funds to spread it to school and counselors nationwide
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because i think it will really be effective in all schools for kids of all ages. >> by the way, those kids are so courageous to go on and do a big interview and go through that process on a big stage. i think that's really cool. >> and it was fascinating to watch them work through these situations. you could actually watch how their brains calmed down, and then allowed them to interact, allowed them to think, allowed them to have a completely different life. >> you can really see that? >> they show it in the beginning, then they show it at the end. that's what's so exciting about this whole space and why this series is exciting, is because of technology now, you can see into the brain before and after. >> you're going to have more tomorrow. >> we're going to have more tomorrow looking at the brains of obese people which actually turn out to be wired very differently which might explain why some people struggle to lose weight. >> maria, thank you. very interesting. >> "brain power." new ways to protect your privacy online courtesy of the folks at "consumer reports." but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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we're back. it is 8:40 from online shopping, using free wi-fi or even your smart tv, every day technology can easily open up your personal information to hackers and theev thieves. but there are simple ways to protect yourself and your family. we have some helpful tips from "consumer reports." glen, good morning. "consumer reports" kind of good a makeover. >> that's right. just today, in the november issue of the magazine and online, we have a new modern look and our ratings have been updated to be more intuitive. >> you have good information for us this morning, as always. covering up your webcam, pretty simple. check your data breach status? this is a new one on me. >> that's true. you hear in the news all the time about various websites being hacked or their data's
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been leaked. thinked like linkedin, tumblr, for instance. it is hard to know whether or not you've been swept up in one of these. there is a site called haveibeenpoemed. it will tell you whether you have been in one of these breaches. go immediately to that site if you have, change your password. if you use that password anywhere else which is a no-no, make sure you change that, too. >> the website is right there on the bottom of your screen. next thing, create a temporary e-mail. like when you do online shopping and that kind of thing? >> sometimes if you have a long-term relationship with a site. it is great, give them your e-mail. that's fine. but if you just want to download a song or get a coupon, there is no reason you should give an e-mail and be subject to spam. ten minute mail will give you a self-destructing e-mail address that you can use. then you get what you want, then poof! it's gone. >> you don't have to take another step and cancel it yourself if you don't want to. >> no. >> i like that.
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tenminuteemail.com. check on your kids? >> this is one of the shadier things identity thieves do. they actually use the social security numbers of children because people just kind of aren't paying attention to the credit ratings of children. they'll use them to apply for government services or to apply for loans or credit cards. so if you start seeing collection agencies coming after your kids, that's a sign. we advise the people when your kid turns 15, you should do a credit ratings check on your own child so that you can repair anything if you need to before they have to apply for things like college loans and credit cards. >> a shock you don't need. right? when you go into that next phase of life. the next one is -- has to do with -- don't overshare on social media. >> so i think a lot of people know that you shouldn't be like putting embarrassing information out there about yourself. but a lot of things that seem perfectly reasonable to share on facebook also happen to be the clues for password resets on
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other sites. if like the street you grew up on, your first pet, the first car you ever drove. even if you friend your own mom and she's using her maiden name, those things can actually be used to go and compromise other sites. use the privacy check-up tools. facebook has it built in to their site and you can control what things are shared and things that are not. >> it is not hard for some people to figure out stuff like that, your pet's name. finally, keep your fitness tracker to yourself. i keep it private because there is no action on it at all. that's just embarrassing. but there are other reasons. >> well, so security researchers have found that all these things use bluetooth to communicate with your smartphone. security researchers have found you can use a bluetooth sniffer to actually track some of the data off your tracker. right? that can be things like your passwords, gps data, things that you really don't want out there. what we advise is if you can turn the wireless settings off, shut them down until you actually want to sync the device to your phone.
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then just let the data share right then and there. one added benefit is that you are also going to improve the battery life if it is not constantly using wireless. >> you basically don't want it running in the background. >> exactly. >> great information. up next, jamie lee curtis is here. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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8:46. back now with actress and author jamie lee curtis, she's out with her 11th children's book today, called "this is me, a story of who we are and where we came from." jamie lee, always so good to see you. >> thank you. i am so happy to be here. >> you are now at the stage of writing children's books where you must have encounters with people on the street who are adults, young adults -- >> who read my books whether they were children? >> what do they say to you? >> they say, "i grew up on your books." for me as an actor, it is
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beautiful to have something other than i grew up on your movies or i saw "my girl" or "freaky friday" when i was little and now i am in college. to be able to have somebody say i read your books since i was little and now my kids are reading them. >> do you think books are more personal for you, that you've actually put that kind of work into into something? >> this is going to sound like a wild promotion but the new book i am promoting is called "this is me, the story of who we are and where we came from." and ultimately, it is a story about identity. it is a story about who are you told through an object lesson. >> it deals with immigration. >> it does. >> which is obviously a hot-button issue right now. i'm curious, was it something about the debate and how it's being framed that made you go back and do this? >> nothing to do with it. it was the idea that we are a country of immigrants and everybody's story started not here in america, started somewhere else, and their parents and grandparents and great grandparents had the courage to go for the american dream with a small suitcase.
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so the book is told from a teacher's standpoint to her classroom, bringing the suitc e suitcase, her great grandmother immigrated from china with and the children fill it each with what they would take if they were leaving. >> i know you are getting feedback on social media as to what some people would put in that small suitcase if they were leaving. what are some of the most interesting and curious items that you've heard? >> well, each person is different. what would you put in? >> you asked me to bring. >> i would put notes from my wife and children. do i go et that back? >> of course. >> because they mean a lot to me and it tells me about where i am in life right now. >> right. and i would put a little gold box that my father gave my mother. i would put my wedding pictures where my entire family was in one room the only time in my life. >> you also i think mention somewhere -- maybe on social media -- about a pin. >> my pin. >> which is significant to you. >> yes. love and service.
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>> that's significant why? >> i'm sober coming up 18 years. and the beauty of spending life as an alcoholic and addict in recovery is that it is about service to others. and, by the way, we had a little service puppy on this morning. life is about service. by the way, our country is based on service. and the idea that we are not of service to our country is anti-american. it is incredibly important to remember that the country was founded on sacrifice, on bravery, on courage. and for me, sobriety, service to others is crucial, and then i have a horror tv show on national television starting today. >> nice segue. >> hey, listen! >> season two, by the way. >> i'm 58 years old. if you don't think i can pivot on a book on immigration for children to a horror comedy on
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fox tonight, you've got the wrong girl! >> did this show exceed your expectations? >> okay. i have never had great writing. i've done work in my life that's not been known for its great writing. to be able to do a tv show that's based on hilarious social commentary, brilliant performances is a dream come true. >> you are going to be viewed a lot, not only because of this show starting season two, but halloween is coming up. every year you know what happens, people play the movie "halloween." do you like that? >> of course. >> that look back at your earlier career? >> of course. there. look. i'm 19 years old. look. i never in my life thought i would have this life. when i woke up this morning in my hotel, and thought, i'm going to go on national television with my friend and talk about a book for children, about our ancestry and our past, and a
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horror/comedy show for fox with the spirit and health of a card-carrying american voter -- close up -- is exciting to me. >> i think if i could put one other thing in your suitcase that you would put in, i would find something that expresses your sense of humor. because in all the time i've known you, that to me is one of your best characteristics. >> thank you very much. >> you have an amazing sense of humor. >> if i could put christopher guest in my suitcase, i would. but guess what? i already have him in my suitcase. >> once again, the book is -- that's a good place to stop. "this is me." jamie lee curtis. good to see you. >> lovely to see you, too. see, i kiss. i'm fra los angeleom los angele. >> i come from a family of huggers and kissers.
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if you could have heard the confers we just had. >> we've got our birthdays to do. >> yes, making it even more special. spin the smucker's jar. tell you about the nice folks we're celebrating today. first up, happy 100th birthday to eleanor, 100 years old. a huge golf fan and loves watching the golf channel.
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francis from new york, celebrating 100 years old today. recently took a trip to italy to study art. fantastic. happy 100th birthday to dr. cecile gayler. sailed his own boat until he was 85 years old. miss mary shelly, 101 years old from mcdonough, georgia. loves to wear her dress suits, high heels and big hats. amen. ruth korman from new york city, 105 years old. she loves going to pilates every week. yes! yes. happy 100th birthday to sara blocker. ft. lauderdale, florida. says the secret to her longevity is eating lots of veggies. >> you mentioned you're 58. when is your birthday? >> november 22nd. >> all right. >> happy birthday. >> almost. >> a hard day for our country -- for the world. hard day to share with that day.
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but -- >> perseverance. >> perseverance. memory. honor his legacy. >> absolutely. >> you know? >> always good to have you. >> i love it here. emery winner jeffrey tambor stops by studio 1a. >> i was wondering if you ran into him as you were running out. a lot still to come. but first your local news and weather. good morning, it's 8...
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i'm ... ==topvo== police in san jose areng ws - investigating a deadly shootino good morning, 8:56. i'm sam brock. following brbz this morning. police in san jose investigating deadly shooting outside a home near the golf course. officers arrived before 4:00 in the morning and found someone suffering from at least one gunshot wound on the sidewalk. bob redell spoke with a neighbor there who said they third three gunshots at that time outside of the home on lone bluff way.
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investigators are still out there looking for clues. what we do know is the victim is an adult male but otherwise has not been identified. there have been no arrests made and no further details on the suspect. bob redell with more information from police. live report from midday newscast. look for updates in twitter feed. students warned about getting screened for tuberculosis after one student tested positive for the disease. you can find details on the home page. president obama is making his final address to the united nations as acting president in new york. taking place right now at this moment, link to broadcast live from our facebook page. going to do it for us.
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this morning on today's take, jeffrey tambor is here fresh off his emmy win. > all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news this is today's take with al roker, tamron hall, and billy bush. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, september 20th, 2016. got to put the year in there. in case you forget. >> you still write checks? >> yeah. >> really? >> yeah. >> i do everything online now.
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everything is digital now. >> well, there are still certain things. like for bar mitzvahs or birthday parties, things like that. >> how did $53 become the number for a bar mitzvah? >> because it is the multiple of 18. >> really. >> i've got a communion on friday and i need to give the boy something very special. >> $1,000? >> what? >> right now it's $1,000. which means you're going to have to sell some shoes. >> actually, yesterday we talked about the thigh-high boots are the rage. and savannah asked how do you get them on. took about 40 minutes to get these on. >> how much to get them off? >> this is the big trend, ladies, they say. not up to the knee. you got to go all the way up to the thigh. it is essentially like pants.
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>> wow. >> that seems uncomfortable. >> no, it has an adjustable string in the back so it fits different sizes. a lot of things women wear are uncomfortable, let's be honest. >> i wouldn't know! they look a little like bunchy leggings. >> we have a huge day today. very exciting. jeffrey tambor is here after his repeat win at the emmys. what a good man. >> he's a great friend of the show. an amazing husband. >> well? in his acceptance speech, he said something an amazing husband would not have left out. we'll give him a second chance. you and i, tamron, boy did we have some day, just sort of a getting to know you day because we're kind of new together. tomorrow you'll see what al and i were up to. we went on a ropes course. this is one of my favorite things when you see small children ages like maybe 9 to 12
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heckling tamron hall. >> why do they keep showing this screaming picture? there was a moment when there was no screaming involved in this. yes. but the children, like this young man, he gave billy the loser sign, they were deserving of $1,000 gifts. >> did you hit the tree? >> yes, he did. >> almost got us kicked out. we've been talking about this for about two weeks. we shot it when billy first joined the show. finally you can see what we actually did when we are away from the camera. >> this little kid was probably like 12. he looks at me -- i'm yelling at him. he's mistreating tamron. >> he treated me poorly. >> i looked at him, i said, young man, behave yourself. this is an adult here. he looks at me, gives me this, the loser sign. i'm still looking for him. >> going to do a beat-down. >> if i find him. >> this is going to be like an
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episode of "seinfeld." how about the show everybody's talking about, "this is us." >> i was deeply moved. at the end, i'm not going to give it away. but there is an -- not just an omg moment but an omfg moment which means oh, my, i feel good, at the end of this show. and it is what we need maybe at this time. >> they are saying this show may be, as you point out, a show we've been waiting for. >> deborah's dad was a very simple man from perry, georgia. and raised nine kids with his beautiful wife, ruth. whenever they'd do something -- this is -- these folks were products of the segregated south -- they'd do something special, they'd do, just think, this is us. like when they'd go on vacation. when i say that title, it makes me think of them. >> well, the praise is coming
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in. >> my wife watched the episode with me. she said, oh, my gosh. >> the trailer for the show shows his body. >> his butt. >> it's like over 100 million -- >> in the episode, i'll give you this. the first ten seconds has the man's full rear end. is that allowed on nbc now? >> well, i guess. donald was on with jimmy fallon last week. now it is hillary's turn. >> equal time. >> he gets in there. hillary, by the way -- very funny -- fallon opens up with a surgical mask making light of her recent bout with pneumonia. good little laugh. warms up the guest. then he rolls with a bag that he found in donald trump's dressing room. he apparently left it last week. watch this. >> he left that here and this is just -- i -- >> let's look! let's see what's in there. >> this is a framed photo of his wife -- no, that's not melania.
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is it? are you sure? i don't know if -- >> the most famous romance going. right? >> besides me and timberlake. yeah. >> justin's worthy of your attention. >> i appreciate that. >> oh, look. you know what? he left these for you. soft balls. >> no, those are my gift to him. that was my gift to him. i'll give them to you later in the interview. >> he didn't mess her hair though. >> the donald mussing of the hair. >> they set it up. jimmy said donald trump said to him, it's okay, you can mess it up but be easy on me because i've got to go to this event. so before going out they'd already discussed this and the lay of the land. >> it looked like he was trying to start a fire the way he did it. >> he described it as feeling
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like bristle. he described it as such. >> i've been in there. there is a very hard layer across the top. i finally asked him years ago. but -- and now that layer's got to be even harder because that was at least seven years ago. >> that's a lot. how about britney spears? she's got this new instagram out. have you seen? you follow britney spears? >> i -- i -- no. >> do you follow britney spears? you are a big brit infy spears fan? >> i am a big britney fan. i don't follow a lot of people on instagram. i didn't know she was on. >> okay. she's got a new video. this is britney. by the way, the key to her dance moves, it is all about the hair. she's doing this to the track "me too" by meghan trainor. ♪
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♪ >> that's not just hair, billy. those are dance moves that mere mortals. billy likes to believe that britney doesn't sing or dance. >> her body looks amazing. >> spectacular! >> for the mere mortals, this is what we're watching. pair of sweatpants and a t-shirt. >> no, she won't get the likes, man. >> i'd be more impressed if she was wearing a pair of old champion sweatpants. >> but you can see how her muscles move in such great detail if she covered up. and, it is about the likes. if she had on sweatpants, she'd still get a lot of likes but not as many as she's getting now. >> but it would be more impressive if she got a lot of likes wearing the sweat pants. >> those moves are not so
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complex. she doesn't -- she doesn't sing because -- she has a hairiographer. it is all about the hair and the hair flips and spins. >> real quick, just one more time. just one more time. you'll see. billy, you can't do. her legs are moving. you can't do that. >> i can -- >> you cannot! >> that i can't do. >> billy has a move like old-school temptations where he slides across the floor, and then stops. >> like cedrick, the entertainer in the bud light commercial. >> that's how you know you're having fun. sorry. up next, would you pay over $100 for a pair of crocs? >> no. still glowing from his emmy
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it's that easy to make a difference. ♪ walgreens. at the corner of happy and healthy. . we're back now with more of "today's take." check this out. can crocs be chic again? were they ever chic? >> they had a moment. t mario batali, that's all he wears. they definitely had a moment. >> this is london fashion week. custom crocs decorated with rocks on top of them. >> rocks on crocs? >> rocks on crocs. by designer -- >> you sound like dr. seuss. >> i'm a fan of this designer, he does a lot of unusual designs. i don't know -- about $150? that's too much for crocs. >> nick, my 14-year-old, decided
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he wanted birkenstock's. >> my niece, maya. 17. >> jerusalem cruisers. >> i'm like, are you sure? he's yeah, yeah. >> they're very comfortable. >> they're in style. they also have -- ggivanchy had pair. they were like in the $800 range. >> they're for the beach. >> if you're on a boat. originally they were made for boating. mario looks adorable. i don't know about a guy, like a 30-year-old guy walking around with crocs on. i love them on kids. i think -- 15 and under. >> okay. what if it was -- leonardo dicaprio? >> wouldn't matter.
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>> walking around in crocs. >> doesn't matter to me. >> he was walking around in a shoe similar to that. >> he does wear like a crocs style. it was like a band, but not. we have a picture. stranger walking up asking a guy for directions because of his -- i guess low-profile attire. they had no idea, we're told by "people" magazine, they were talking to leo dicaprio. would you have known that was leo? >> oh, yeah. >> would you have cared and just carried on? would you have made a fuss over it and asked for a selfie and all that stuff? >> i think leo is filled to have a nice moment. say the couple is from norway. they're visiting here. hans and soto asking for directions from nice young men with the news boy cap on. he's blending -- until -- it was a nice moment until somebody spotted him and it became a story that he actually gave directions to someone. oh, my god, a movie star gave
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directions. >> that's the thing that creeps me out about the picture. looks like the person is shooting through the trees! look at that. like someone's -- >> there's a branch in front. >> right? >> the story of his life. >> yeah. that is the story of his life. on your list of -- you lived in hollywood for a long time, where does he rank? >> i connect with this. willie geist and i both agree on this one, we would like to be in leo's squad. that's the ultimate squad right there. he's living the dream. he's got courtside seats. he's taking the guys to vegas all the time. >> what about the girls? >> well, we have to support him on that. we'll support him with that. >> check this out. this is the cutest thing in the world. i say cute becau think the number one women use and abuse is cute. right? >> i say it a lot.
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>> not only what you wear but like a moment can be cute. this little girl named audrey in michigan. her mom posted to facebook. it does apply. it is cute. really cute. >> i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. i'm cute. >> you're beautiful. >> no, i'm cute. >> oh, okay. >> yeah! all right! all right, audrey! >> i love it! >> that's beautiful. >> i'm going to have to do that in the morning. i'm cute and i'm smart. >> love her! let's show you what's going on and see if you love your weather. we've got wet weather. remnants of tropical storm paine will be streaming up leftovers
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along the southeastern atlantic coast. in between we've got a lot of hot weather. hundreds to 90s, texas and mid lanes. we do have tropical moisture along the mid-atlantic coast. we've also got that wet weather in the desert. late storms in the afternoon in the northern plains. wet weather in the pacific northwest where it is a little cooler. that's what's going on around the country. he good tuesday morning to you. we are starting off today with some clouds in the area this morning. a little different than over the past couple of days. san francisco, low clouds there, even across the north bay fog is starting to clear. we'll see sunshine and lots of it for the inland valleys today back into the 80s and 90s. not as hot as like the trivalley, closer to 90 degrees. san francisco you got into the 80s yesterday. back to 71. the south bay today looking at temperatures back into the upper 80s. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by camping world.
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he is a golden globe winner -- and two-time emmy winner. >> jimmy kimmel predicted at the very start of the show. check it out. >> one thing before we get started is -- just give me one moment, if you would. where is jeffrey tambor? jeffrey? there you go. all right. all right. that saved us 22 minutes. >> indeed jimmy kimmel was right. you didn't know he was going to do that. >> i had no idea. what's interesting is as we went to a commercial right after that, no one even said -- excuse me. they just took it! then i said, well, i've lost.
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he ate the nomination thing last year, so we are moving up the chain. he did a great job. you know dave, the sound man? >> you know him intimately. >> can i ask you a question, what's wrong with dave? >> where do i start. he's the person who mikes me every morning. he mikes me every morning. dave complains about my outfit. >> you know, we're in new york. there are therapists. >> thank you. >> on every corner. >> there's pills. there's things you can do. >> dave coming back hard! >> they told me to tell you something. congratulations. thank you for all your work here. you're fired. >> today's my last day? really? >> we're going to get somebody who's -- what's that word? there's a word. there's a word. competent.
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with breaking news: ==topvo== ..br m good morning. it's 9:26. we begin with breaking news. broken moments ago by nbcbayarea.com that the city of san francisco is ramping up investigation into the millennium tower complex. city attorney dennis herrera served a subpoena to the developer of that sinking condo building on mission street over disclosures to homeowners. the building sunk 8.3 inches from the time it was finished in 2009 and has sunk more than 8 inches since then. breaking at this hour, police in san jose are investigating a deadly shooting at a home. a neighbor tells bob they heard gunshots around 1:00 this morning at that home on lone
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bluff way. the victim is an man who otherwise has not been identified. police have also not identified any suspects nor disclosed any arrests. firefighters say a neighbor who was frying chicken outside on a patio started this fire last night that destroyed a san jose home. it started a little after 7:00 in the evening on lead court near storey and white road. no one was injured but a gas meter feeding that fire made it much worse for fire crews. eight neighboring homes had to be evacuated until that gas could be cut off and the fire extinguished. we say look at weather after the break.
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starting off our tuesday bright for inland valleys, however we do have clouds at the coastline that will lead to a cooler day in san francisco. up to 71 degrees. 79 for san mateo. upper 80s to low 90s today for the south bay. temperatures still warm in some spots, even across parts of the tri-valley today. we'll still see a few places reach 90 like dublin, 9 for
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livermore. oakland got to 90 yesterday. he'll be at 80 today. santa rosa, back into the 80s. high pressure will move away over the next couple of days. tropical weather is impacting southern california and the four corner region for us here at home, a trough will dig in over the next couple days. west coast will see cooler weather as the first day of fall moves in for thursday. that will leave temperatures 10 degrees cooler from today 20 degrees cooler from this weekend. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. inland valley back into the 70s by thursday. we rebound for the weekend. same for san francisco. cooler weather tomorrow, rebounding by this weekend. we have more local news in a half hour.
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we are back with the incomparable jeffrey tambor who stars in the groundbreaking show "transparency." this season his character is ready to make a few changes, including what her children call her. >> what do you want us to call you? >> how about gaga. >> that's to close to gigi. >> grammy? >> hold on. not grammy. >> grandma? >> grandma. >> and maybe you guys want to call me -- i don't know -- mom. >> how about that. jeffrey tambor. thank you so much. the third season is under way. i'm in bed yesterday taking a little nap but i don't nap well
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so i gave up on the nap and i pull out -- i start watching seeps three, first two episodes. right there on my phone -- >> i know. there's a revolution. that's what's happening. kids are walking to their bus watching -- old and young alike. the revolution is here. i think the kids -- our kids and our grandkids are going to be, i'm going to watch television. they're going to put on these glasses and watch television. >> this first episode this season is so beautiful. >> thank you. >> you start off, you've achieved everything, it seemed. you're happy. you're in a relationship. and you said why aren't i happy? >> yeah. well, because she doesn't quite know -- she's a great character. she is a great teacher. she teaches me every single day. and there's something missing in her life. she doesn't quite know what it is. she's made an authentic decision but she doesn't know where she lives. she doesn't know how to wear makeup. she doesn't know who her friends
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are. she goes to the lgbtq center and still thinks she's older than the little fishers. she's still "other." she can't quite get inside. >> can i ask a question? can i get this cup now? >> we gave you the other one. >> every time i go away you change a cup. >> this is yours. >> one for your wife. we'll give you two. because you said in an interview that i saw, you forgot something in your speech. >> i was so shaken. they're going get off, get off, get off, get off. it was a jewish orchestra who went -- oh, okay. i forgot to mention my wife. >> when did you realize it? >> i believe when i fainted when i went off stage.
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>> when she looked at him when he sat down. >> i think when the door was locked when i went home. but i have to tell you -- i said it many times -- i would not be standing on that stage were it not for kasha tambor. she's the one that just said go, go, go. i have four kids at home. 11, 9 and two 6s. that's not true. they love the show. this is a really interesting time. this is a blessed, blessed time. >> you took a stand also for actors who you think are not getting -- >> there should be more opportunity for transgender talent. i had the honor of teaching at the lgbtq center this past summer. and the trans talent in that room was killer! i want this em to have more opportunities. i'm ready. because dave and i are doing a show, it's called -- it's about
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happiness. >> dave has really impacted you. >> wraait. >> here he comes again. >> dave. dave. i want to say this because we've been kidding a lot. you need help. >> "arrested development." >> there's always candor. my marching orders are to go to work on january -- dave's got his own show. >> do not touch the guest. stay back. >> wow. i don't think we've ever had that happen before. >> we've never had a confrontation. >> i teased earlier there was an airport encounter. a man bumped into you, it scared you and you thought he was going to hit you. turned out it was dave. >> no. but this did happen. he grabbed me.
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he was all cuffed and all just like -- you. you. you. stay right there. he came up to mend a he grabbed me and he hugged me and he said, thank you for teaching me and my family about something i did not know about. >> all right! >> jeffrey tambor, thank you so much. the third season of "transparent" will be streaming -- >> dave. . dave. dave. dave. we laughed, we cried, we screamed like babies. jeffrey, you got to watch what happened with me and billy. it was frightening. the bromance continues with these two. ♪
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for the past few weeks, the three of us have been getting to know each other a little bit, on television. why not kick it up a notch? al and i had a very lovely, friendly competition called -- at a yankees game. #vendorwars. you'll see that tomorrow. >> yes. before they went to hang out at the ballpark, billy convinced me, with our producer, to step out of my comfort zone -- which i'm not sure what that means because i am comfortable doing everything except jumping off things. we put on a harness. buckle up for this wild ride. it was a lot. >> it was great. >> it was a lot. >> i feel that all this land in front of us, we are conquer. >> oh, yes. >> i think this is the guy that's going to help us.
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>> hey, guys. >> reporter: like any great challenge, the key is go small. >> i only went to camp once and it was church camp. we had marshmallows. . >> help me! >> over we go. let's see you move. how about a pirouette? yo! there we go. >> fancy! you're so fancy. this is a bit more dangerous. >> reporter: it wasn't long before mr. fancy pants became a target. >> you're being heckled. >> all right. okay, kid. i hear you. >> reporter: next up, the zipline. >> there are 7 year-olds watching you right now. >> it's the power of your -- like fight or flight.
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[ screaming ] >> all the kids heard me scream. that's so embarrassing. >> finally we reached our highest altitude. >> a lot higher. >> are you heckling us? >> don't get me started, little fella. or i'm coming over there. >> okay, then do it. >> don't make me come get you. >> am i on tv? >> he just gave me the loser sign. he gave me the loser sign! i know where you live! you're lucky i can't get from
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here to there. >> good-bye, my friend. >> no, billy! stop! stop! >> come on, everybody! yell, please! yell! woo! five, four, three, two, one -- go! [ cheers ] >> woo! >> my hands are shaking. thank you. >> hold on. three, two -- my god, that is a
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terrible feeling. >> that's horrible! it's horrible! >> it's a horrible feeling. >> it's a horrible feeling! but then when you are done? >> done, it's a great feeling. a great feeling. >> we panicked. we got heckled. we wanted to turn around. we wanted to say good-bye. we want mom, dad, anybody, to save us. but we did it. >> that was a lot of fun. >> turned out that little kid, davy's grandson. >> those kids were not kidding around. they were like little monkeys in trees. everywhere all around us. >> hurtling insults. >> yelling at us to keep going. but despite all of that, we would like to thank long island adventure farm for letting us hang out. it was really fun. i think we might have been just a little too old. those 8-year-olds were like backfliping off of things. >> the jump-off, 17 times. >> we counted down. i know for some reason the
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television here is not capturing how far up we were. >> when you're up there looking down -- >> it's horrifying. but it's fun so check them out. >> it was 100 feet. >> that was 100 feet? >> no, i just made that up. your weather, looking at today, you've got wet weather, tropical downpours remnants of julia along the mid-atlantic coast. desert rainfall, the moisture from tropical storm paine coming on up there. wet weather in the pacific northwest. tomorrow we've got more wet weather along the mid-atlantic coast. heat and humidity in the midsection of the country. cold front brings showers and thunderstorms to the upper in is miss river valley. showers in the upper plains. warm weather good tuesday morning to you. we are starting off the day with some clouds in the area this morning. a little different than over the past couple of days. san francisco, low clouds there, even across the north bay, fog is starting to clear. we'll see sunshine and lots of
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it for the inland valleys today. that will put us back into the 80s and 90s for some places. not as hot as the tri-valley. san francisco yesterday you got into the 80s. today back to 71. south bay looking at temperatures back into the upper 80s. >> and that is your latest weather. coming up, it is one of the hottest new shows on tv. deeply moving. the trailer's been viewed more than 100 million times. lot of it has to do with this handsome man right here. he appears in the buff in the first 30 seconds. it's true. my wife saw
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and i like that. i guess i am pretty smart. don't let that go to your head, gary. what's in your wallet? no stranger to popular television series from his days on "the gilmore girls" which is coming back. an upcoming reboot people are going crazy about. his role as the super hero on the series "heroes." >> now he's back on tv, a husband and a wife of triplets. >> we're walking out of this hospital with three healthy babies and one healthy wife. i have three cribs at home i bought specifically for my three children. my birthday also happens to be
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today which tends to be a pretty great day in our house. a day when i get pretty lucky. so i'm going to need everyone of us to believe me when i say only good things are going to happen today. >> i still get worked up a little bit watching the trailer, watching scenes an moments with mandy and mack. it still gets me. >> you've had 100 million views and counting on trailers. >> it is very humbling and very flattering to know that people are connecting to a show like this that doesn't have super heroes and it doesn't have alien invasions and it doesn't have scandals at the white house level. it is just about people. something we can all connect to. >> it is kind of a throwback in the sense of the television we grew up on, we loved watching as a family back in the '80s. >> yeah. very much so. it's acceptable.
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it's for everyone. it's one of those rare shows that goes beyond age and race and gender and socioeconomic. everything. it's just for everyone. >> we have a news cycle right now that's just not good. we look at it, we get depressed. some people could get anxious. this is a show that unites. i wonder when you look at the script for this, do you realize that, and thus go fight for it? like this is one that makes a difference, i got to fight for this? >> as in like wanting to be a part of it. >> got to be on the show. >> yeah. when i first read the script, i went front to back. i leaned back in my chair, i thought about who these people were and how they were connected. then i went back to page 1, reengage in just -- i had to be a part of it. but it was the only show that was being cast in october last year. it stood alone. >> that's incredible. >> your mustache is a throwback
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for a scene. right? >> yeah. what you discover is my character -- >> don't give away too much. >> i've been doing this for a year. i'm going to not spoil something. it is one of those special shows where you meet these people at a turning point in their life. at 36. on the road to something different, something unfamiliar. where we go from there beyond the pilot, it's the hardest thing to explain but it is actually the easiest thing to understand. once you know. you just got to see that first episode and all will be very clear. >> he's in sick shape, this guy. >> we saw a shot of your buns in the first few seconds of this episode. right now! the exercise, the trainer -- >> i got to thank jason walsh, my trainer. >> clearly you can show that on network television. >> apparently, as i understand it, nbc is going through -- my
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rear precedes my face on camera tonight. >> that's a heck of a business card. >> it is. >> j. lo did the same thing at the billboard awards. it is okay. >> it worked out for her. >> the premier of "this is us" tonight at 10:00, right after "the voice" here on nbc. don't miss it. back in a moment, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ please don't take my sunshine away ♪ coming up, bill griffeth is here. you can take a dna test these days. sometimes you aren't going to like what you find out. >> what's
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starting off our tuesday bright for our inland valleys, however we have clouds at the coastline that will lead to a cooler day in san francisco. up to 71 degrees today. 79 for san mateo. upper 80s to low 90s for the south bay. temperatures still warm in some
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spots, even across parts of the tri-valley today. we'll still see a few places reach 90, like dublin. remarkably cooler weather for places like oakland that got to 90 yesterday. he'll be in 80 today. santa rosa back into the 80s. high pressure will move away in the next couple of days. tropical weather is impacting southern california and the four corner regions. for us at home a trough will dig in across the next couch days. the west coast will see cooler weather as the first day of fall moves in for thursday. that will leave temperatures 10 degrees cooler from today, 20 degrees cooler from this weekend. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. inland valleys back into the 70s by thursday. we rebound for the weekend. san francisco, cooler weather tomorrow, rebounding for the weekend. happening now, the san francisco city attorney takes steps that could eventually lead to legal action in response to the millennium tower debacle. a maximum luxury tower slowly linking. link to the details on our home page. students at an east bay high school are being warned about
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getting screened for tuberculoids after one student came down with tb. get the latest information in our twitter feed. rescuers save a cat damaging from its tail. you can see the complete story on our home page. more news in a half hour. from nbc news, this is
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"today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1 is in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody! welcome to booze day tuesday. it's september 20th. also thank you, tuesday. that is my way by calvin harris, who seems to be getting along just fine. the actress' actressor's breaku >> well on his way. look at the kitchen. >> look who's cooking for us? the alalberte twins. >> we don't even

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