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live local news update and we'll be back at 11:00. >> of course, we will. we have a debate tonight at 6:00 as well. we'll see you in 30 minutes. good morning. breaking news. matthew roars ashore. the powerful category 4 hurricane slamming into haiti right now with 145-mile-an-hour winds, flooding rains, and massive waves. and this morning, an impact on the u.s. appears much more likely. face-off. mike pence and tim kaine set for their showdown in the first and only vice presidential debate tonight. who's got the most to gain or lose as the duel over donald trump's taxes rages on at the top of the ticket. >> i understand the tax laws better than almost anyone. >> what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in the first place? and bound and gagged. chilling new details emerge about what happened when armed
robbers burst into kim kardashian's paris bedroom in the middle of the night. was she targeted after social media posts like this one? could it be an inside job in the hunt for suspects "today," tuesday, october 4th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody, welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. starting to get a taste of matthew. >> all eyes on the weather. this storm showing no signs of letting up. our top story, the atlantic's most powerful hurricane in a decade, matthew devastating parts of the caribbean this morning. on a projected path that will bring the storm dangerously close to the east coast of the u.s. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in the thick of it in haiti this morning. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, the eye of the storm is about to slam
into the southwestern tip of this country here in port-au-prince. we are already starting to see the rain pick up. as you mentioned, this is the most powerful atlantic hurricane in almost a decade. this morning, hurricane matthew, a slow-moving category 4 juggernaut is beginning to tear their haiti. hardest hit -- the impoverish country's southwest peninsula. some fear up to 40 inches of rain in some areas triggering deadly mudslides. >> the storm could be highly devastating for haiti, particularly the rainfall. >> reporter: nasa capturing this dramatic view of the monster storm from space, its eye clearly visible. matthew's relentless storm surge and torrential rain flooding parts of jamaica. eastern cuba and the bahamas now on high alert as the storm slogs through the caribbean, now even threatening the u.s. east coast later this week.
florida's governor has already declared a state of emergency. >> if matthew directly impacts florida, there will be massive destruction that we haven't seen in years. >> reporter: the government is urging residents to head to emergency shelters. but many are refusing to leave. now the death toll is expected to climb. hurricane matthew's already blamed for at least three deaths, including a fisherman here in haiti who was swept away. another man is still missing. matt and savannah guthrie? >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. up next in matthew's path is cuba. nbc's kerry sanders is in santiago. that's on the eastern side of the island. kerry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. well, they are definitely expecting to get a direct hit here. they are preparing for a direct hit, especially with that slight westerly turn that matthew appears to be taking. here on the eastern end of cuba, what they've done is what you would expect. they've gotten saws out and they've started cutting down some of the trees that they think the wind will take down, as well as removing some of the
billboards that they fear winds of 100-plus miles could easily send airborne. there are limited supplies here to prepare a home. but what they've been able to do is get what they could find and put those supplies over windows, and in some cases put sandbags on roofs. those roofs made out of corrugated metal that could easily go airborne. it will be interesting to see whether those sandbags actually do much once winds hit 60-plus miles per hour. meantime, evacuation centers here on the eastern end of the island are opening. in guantanamo, more than 500 people have already gone to the university of guantanamo where they will ride out the storm. many of those people have come in from the nearby mountains, as well as along the coast here. right behind me here, they expect the storm surge to be up to 11 feet. the population on the eastern end, about the size of baltimore. more than 500,000, 600,000 people. guys? back to you. >> kerry sanders with the calm before the storm on cuba. we know where matthew is.
the question is where is it headed with being especially approaching the southeastern u.s. al? >> guys, now we are starting to see some convergence and agreement amongst the models. here is the latest on matthew. right now, still a category 4 storm. dangerous. 165 miles south of eastern cuba. 145-mile-per-hour winds. it's moving to the north at 9 miles per hour, so its forward motion has picked up. by wednesday morning, it will have cleared. early wednesday morning. with 130-mile-per-hour winds, still a category 4 storm. thursday morning, it's a category 3 storm. still a dangerous storm battering all of the bahamas. by friday morning, look at how close it is to the eastern coast of florida. we are talking the cone of uncertainty only 270 miles wide. and by saturday morning, it's just off the south carolina coast. as you move into sunday morning, cape hatteras is under the gun. you look at the models, the three models we look at -- the national hurricane center, the u.s. and the euro.
potential impacts -- three to six inches. florida, georgia, storm surge, four feet or more. we move on in to friday and saturday, coastal south carolina, north carolina, five to ten inches, storm surges, six feet above. moving into sunday, the u.s. model brings it right off the shoreline of new jersey and new york. one to three inches of rainfall, coastal flooding, beach erosion. rainfall amounts, we are looking basically at anywhere from five to eight, maybe even ten inches of rain along the south to north carolina coast, guys. so flooding is going to be an issue as well. beach erosion. everybody up and down the east coast has to keep an eye on this. >> all right. thank you so much. we'll have the latest on matthew as it goes through the caribbean throughout the morning. let us turn to politics now and the state of the presidential race, just 35 days to go now. donald trump hitting back at a "new york times" report that he declared a $916 million loss in 1995, and that may have allowed him to avoid paying federal income tax for years. speaking to supporters in
colorado, trump said he brilliantly used laws to his advantage. >> our latest nbc news/survey monkey online tracking poll just out this morning, it is now showing hillary clinton with a six-point lead nationally. 50%-44%. >> clinton will be campaigning in pennsylvania today hosting a roundtable discussion with families, while her republican rival hold a rally in arizona. a week after the state's largest newspaper, "the arizona republic," endorsed clinton. the first time in the paper's 126-year history that it has backed a democratic candidate. a big event tonight, all eyes will be on the vice presidential debate. we've got it all covered. let's start with nbc's hallie jackson. hi, hallie, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, savannah guthrie. both of these vp candidates struggle with name recognition. our new nbc news survey monkey online poll shows 40% of voters don't know enough about tim
kaine to have a positive or negative impression. 33% don't know enough about mike pence. that will change tonight as for republicans it is the top of the ticket facing new fire on several fronts. ♪ >> reporter: tonight it will be mike pence playing clean-up. on the many controversies donald trump's trying to shake. >> i have legally used the tax laws to my benefit. i have brilliantly used those laws. >> reporter: trump, putting a positive spin on his nearly $1 billion business loss in 1995, revealed in tax filings leaked to "the new york times" which reports the candidate may have gone years without paying personal federal income taxes. but trump, not so kind to others who may have done the same. >> i know people that are making a tremendous amount of money and paying virtually no tax. i think it is unfair. >> i'd love everybody to pay because psychologically i think that's good. >> reporter: now trump's facing fire for something else. the new york attorney general
insisting trump's charitable foundation stop soliciting donations accusing it of not being properly registered in new york. trump's team says the candidate will cooperate with the ag's investigation but is concerned about the political motives from attorney general eric schneiderman, a hillary clinton supporter. clinton taking aim on taxes. >> well, what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in the first place? >> reporter: her surrogates on the campaign trail attacking trump, too. vice president joe biden seeming stunned after trump said this. >> when you talk about the mental health problems when people come back from war and combat and they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over and you're strong and you can handle it. but a lot of people can't handle it. >> i don't think he was trying to be mean. he is just so thoroughly,
completely uninformed. >> reporter: trump denounced by veterans groups, defended by his supporters. >> media does a cherry-pick this, they cherry-pick here. it is going to backfire. >> reporter: but after one of trump's worst weeks yet, it is pence who will again be forced to defend the top of his ticket, as tim kaine tries to boost clinton's appeal with millennials, neither with the name recognition of their running mates. >> do you know who these guys are? >> no, i do not. >> any idea? >> no. >> no? nothing? nothing? >> no. >> you? >> i do not. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan, by the way, now weighing in on trump's tax controversy, telling "the detroit free press" he doesn't think it will be that harmful. and new this morning, the founder of wikileaks is speaking out. julian assange now saying he will reveal certain sensitive information before the u.s. presidential election but not saying what exactly that information may be. matt? savannah guthrie? >> hallie jackson at the debate hall already. thank you. >> what do you say we bring in nicolle wallace. good morning to you.
i don't envy mike pence tonight. he's taking to the debate stage opposite tim kaine in the middle of what is perhaps the worst week and a half for donald trump during this campaign. tim kaine has a lot of ammunition. what should pence's strategy be? >> well, listen, i agree with you, this is the stretch trump has had since he went to war with the gold star family, the khans, at the democratic convention. he might as well bring a mop and a bucket tonight because he is going to spend the whole debate, i think, on defense cleaning up some of the messes that donald trump has made himself. self-inflicted wounds. whenever we see the polls swing the way we did this morning, it is almost always because of this kind of debacle that donald trump says something, then he digs in, he tweets something and makes it worse. >> on the other hand, this is not new work to mike pence. he's basically been doing this on the trail. we've him on the set, we've asked him about various controversies. he has shown himself able to deflect and move on. can he potentially help trump at
this moment in his hour of need? >> he is the perfect yin to trump's yan. he is the calming presence. he's given some gop hand-wringers sort of the reassurance that trump can be steadier and he answers that temperament question. i think when more people see him, i think pete is absolutely right -- people have no idea who either of them are. pence can be a reassuring presence for this ticket. >> trump had a good moment in the debate last week. i think it was when he was kind of labeling hillary clinton as a 30-year career politician, not an agent of change. so that's going to come up tonight. pence is going to hit kaine with that. how does kaine answer that? >> i think you have to lean into it. if you look at the other side of being there for a long time is not being prepared. i think there is a ready response. but pence isn't exactly the perfect messenger for change. he's been in the government for
a very long time. he was in the congress. he is the sitting governor of indiana. i think it is a complicated message. trump is much better suited to deliver a change message than pence ever will be. >> nicolle wallace, thank you very much. you can watch the debate starting at 9:00 eastern right here on nbc. now we move to developments on that new jersey train crash investigation. the ntsb says crews are working 12-hour shifts to clear debris from the hoboken terminal. they still have not been able to extract the recorder from the train's front car. officials say that recorder in the rear of the train that was supposed to store speed and braking information wasn't functioning on the day of the accident. one person was killed, more than 100 injured in last thursday's crash. it is day two of a trial of a georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son to die in a sweltering car. nbc's janet shamlian is at the courthouse in brunswick, georgia. janet, good morning to you.
>> reporter: matt, good morning. he was a father who decided he didn't want to be a daddy anymore, a man leading a double life. those are prosecutors' claims in this highly charged trial where a little boy died in the back seat of his father's car and prosecutors claim it was no accident. >> reporter: justin ross harris in a georgia courtroom this morning on trial for a crime that, to any parent, is unthinkable. accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son, cooper, strapped to a child seat in his suv to die a slow and painful death on a sweltering 90-degree day. in opening statements, prosecutors say harris wanted out of his marriage and from being a dad. alleging the 35-year-old was leading a double life, seeing prostitutes, messaging women for sex, and sending lewd texts to underage girls. >> messaging on the morning of the murder that he needed an escape from his son five minutes
from getting just that. there's nothing more malicious than what was done to this child's body baking in that car for seven hours. >> reporter: a 16-person jury was seated monday. four are alternates, 11 have children. they'll hear the defense present its opening statement this morning. ross' attorney has previously said cooper's death in june of 2014 was unintentional. >> the truth is, cooper's death was a horrible gut-wrenching accident. >> reporter: harris' ex-wife, leanna, who divorced him after cooper's death, is a witness for both prosecution and defense. her attorney says she believes it wasn't deliberate. >> she never changed her mind that she thinks that this was not intentional, that it was an accident, not negligent. just an accident. >> reporter: prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty. but if convicted of murdering cooper, harris could be sentenced to life. the trial was moved here to the georgia court almost 300 miles from where cooper died because
so many potential jurors were aware of the case, and the defense argues had already made up their minds. the trial could take as long as a month. matt and savannah, back to you. >> janet shamlian, thank you very much. overseas now, pope francis made a surprise visit today to the site of that devastating earthquake in central italy. vatican released these pictures showing the pope standing alone and praying amid the rubble of one of the hardest hit towns. nearly 300 people were killed in the august quake. the pope told residents there he had wanted to come earlier but waited until things settled down. he said, "in this moment of sadness and pain, let's move forward while remembering our dear ones who died here under the rubble. so let us pray for them." back to mr. roker with more of his forecast. >> that's right. we have other weather to talk about besides matthew, which we will be talking about right on into the beginning of next week. foggy conditions right now in the ohio river valley. an enhanced risk of some strong storms in the mid mississippi river valley. we'll look at this in the next
half-hour. unseasonably cool in the pacific northwest. mountain snow through montana. more wet weather moving into the pacific northwest. plenty of sunshine along the southern tier states. 78 in los angeles today, 68 degrees in salt lake city. it is going to be chilly there today. that's what's going on. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. cloudy skies this morning acting like blanket.
temperatures in the misdemeanor to upper 50s. you see the sun coming up over the hill in san jose. closing in on the 70s. about 77 degrees for at least today before warmer changes arrive approaching the weekend. 60s in oakland. low 70s inland today. then the trend is warmer friday and saturday. look at san francisco, upper 70s approaching the start of the weekend and 80s to near 90, across the valley by saturday. guys? >> all right, al, thank you. coming up, the manhunt for that group of thieves that tied up kim kardashian and stole millions of dollars in jewelry. did they have inside help? then a glaring problem. the health concerns now being raised over new energy-efficient street lights being installed across the country. but first, this is "today" on nbc. .
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=topvo= crs now sayhe wateshould be turned back today .. for a south bay a very good morning you do. it's 7:26. i'm laura garcia cannon. water crews say the water should be back on today for an area that has seen its recent weeks of headaches. that meant no showers, coffee, anything this morning. management last night had to bring in bottled water and take water from the pool for port-a-potties to ease some of the pain. the repairs will last through tomorrow. people say recently they had their gas shut off for three days after work crews severed a gas line. let's hope they get back on their feet. in the meantime, some of us bundling up this morning. it's a cool start, rob. >> a little more sunshine right now in san jose.
we'll see a slight chance of some drizzle out near the coast. clearing skies inland heading inland but our temperatures running below average. low 70s around san jose. 60s near san francisco and oakland and the seven-day forecast has a big change-up coming for the second half of the week. look at the p thes for san francisco, into the 70s, close to 80s to start the weekend. numbers in the 80s beginning thursday and by friday and saturday, a comeback of summer-like temperatures. upp eper 80s to near 90s. the sea breeze comes back sunday. mike? >> we're looking at a rapid commute. let's look at this. north 101 the crash cleared at helloier. actually recovery but still slow. the airport, 280 and 2385 alps seeing the build. the latest crash over in alvarado blocking one lane. slow in both directions. slow west across the san mateo bridge and maybe as an alternate
♪ 7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it's the 4th of october 2016. you're listening to kelly clark son music right now. one of her many hits. that's because the grammy winner is paying us a visit to studio 1a in our next hour. >> grammy winner and now children's book author. speaking to her about that. speaking of music stars, we'll get a first ever look inside prince's iconic paisley park estate. we'll also speak exclusively to tyka nelson. that's tomorrow on "today." >> looking forward to that. let's look forward to
headlines. matthew a powerful category 4 hurricane hammering parts of haiti right now with life threatening rain, wind, and storm surges. that storm will sweep through the eastern part of cuba later today. it's on a path toward the united states. >> the only vice presidential debate of the election is tonight. mike pence and tim kaine facing off in virginia. >> and take a look at our latest survey monkey poll out this morning on the race. it puts hillary clinton six points ahead. a republican senator somewhat's reversal on trump. kelly ayotte is locked in a tough re-election race. she's refused to endorse trump but success she supported him. here's what she said last night when asked if trump is a good role model for kids. >> i think certainly there are many role models that we have and i believe he can serve as president and so absolutely.
i would do that. >> well, shortly after the debate ended, she said she misspoke tweeting, while i would hope all of our children would aspire to be president, neither donald trump nor hillary clinton have set a good example and i would not hold either of them as role models for my kids. >> all right. this morning we're learning more about the terrifying armed robbery in paris that targeted kim kardashian. tamron has the latest on that. >> good morning. kim kardashian is now back as investigators search for suspects and this morning speculation is mounting about who could be behind the crime. kim and husband kanye west didn't speak to media as they entered a new york apartment. kanye who reportedly says he plans to beef up his wife's security had earlier met kim's plane. the couple captured departing a private airport with a caravan the size of a presidential
motorcade. her hand now missing her ring. chry kris jenner showing her support. >> so mario wants to do no mascara on the bottom. >> reporter: the star posting to instagram shortly before. she was bound by her hands and feet and handcuffed. she begged them to let her live saying she has babies at home. the man wrapped her mouth with tape and put her in the bathtub. a the thieves left, she broke off her bindings and got out. the apartment in an unknown hotel popular with celebrities. there was only one overnight watchman on duty leading some to question what the thieves knew in advance. the children were not there and kardashian was not physically harmed according to her
spokesperson. did kim's social media post question her security? >> i know it sounds paranoid, but this past year we've had some disturbing things happen. i can't even be out in public without feeling so anxious. >> reporter: khloe even joking about doing something zrastic to scare her younger sister kylie into but more careful. >> should we hold her up at gunpoint. i mean us. not a different person. >> reporter: her personal bodyguard was reportedly at a nightclub with coukourtney and kendall when the robbery happened. five men were involved and they apparently escaped on bicycles. police are examining footage for clues. by the way, this hotel it doesn't even have an address.
investigators believe that is also possibly why it could be an inside job. it is such a discreet location. >> thank you so much. now let's get another check of the weather from al. >> severe weather starting to fire up in the mid-plains. also some winter weather to talk about as well. look in montana. upper level low pressure system spawning some snow. we're also looking at strong storms today from dmz des moines, iowa, to oklahoma city. a bullseye around wichita for some enhanced storms. rainfall amounts anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain. rest of the country we're looking at a decent day as you make your way into the northeast. foggy conditions in the ohio river valley. showers down in florida. unseasonably cool in we're still seeing some low clouds and a little bit of drizzle and mist along the coast and we'll see highs ranking
through the 60s at half moon bay to low to mid-70s inland. temperatures will climb. in fact. it will feel a bit more like summer friday and saturday. look at numbers in san francisco. 70s. closer to 80 on saturday. inland temperatures as well. soaring friday and saturday and cooler sunday as the sea breeze picks up this upcoming weekend. weather any time you need it, go to the weather channel on cable. >> always good information, al. thanks. as we mentioned, indiana governor mike pence and virginia senator tim kaine will face off tonight in a vice presidential debate. >> can we expect the kind of fireworks we saw in the first presidential showdown? nbc national correspondent peter alexander takes a closer look at that. >> this, of course, is the first and only face-off for tim kaine and mike pence. the bottom line according to our latest poll -- nearly one-third of voters don't know who either man is. vice presidential debates are never as consequential as presidential ones but they can still have an impact.
just consider how many of these moments still ring a bell. with donald trump and hillary clinton still battling over their showdown, tonight their running mates could create some iconic moments of their own. >> let me help you with the difference, miss ferrera, between iran and the embassy in lebanon. >> reporter: in 1984 george h.w. bush took heat from geraldine a ferraro slammed him for being ko condescending. but that moment pales in comparison to what happened four years later when democrat lloyd benson tore into dan quayle after quail likened his own experience to john f. kennedy. >> jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the devastating attack line may have hurt quail, but it wasn't enough to keep bush from winning the white house. still, moments like that could change how voters view the top of the ticket. >> what it is really about is, why did donald trump, why did
hillary clinton, pick this person out of everyone that they had a choice of, and do you agree or disagree that that was a good decision. >> reporter: in 1992, ross perot came under scrutiny after his running mate, admiral james stockdale seemed unprepared and out of his league. >> who am i? why am i here? >> reporter: his performance becoming an easy target for "saturday night live." >> they say you're a drag on the ticket. they must have been watching a different show. when you were quiet there for an hour, that was world class. >> reporter: in 2008, "snl" once again targeted the vice presidential nominees. >> and a i can si can see russi my house. >> reporter: that sketch coming before the real sarah palin took on joe biden leaving her rival with a request. >> hey, can i call you joe? >> reporter: her strategy planned by the campaign after she repeatedly struggled to pronounce biden's last name during debate prep. and in 2012, biden took on the role of attack dog. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal. >> what does that mean, a bunch
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we're back now, 7:43. growing health concerns over a popular new street lights. >> they are being installed in cities all across the country. but now some doctors are warning those lights could contribute to everything from distracted driving, to insomnia and obesity. nbc's tom costello's been looking into this. tom, what can you tell us? >> reporter: the american medical association is out with this warning this morning. they are saying that that problem sleeping you may have could be coming from that new l.e.d. light outside your house. it could be contributing to insomnia, and that's not all. america overnight blinded by the light, from sleepless seattle to the city that never sleeps. new l.e.d. street lights are popping up and keeping people up, changing the look of l.a. from mellow yellow on the left, to bright white on the right. but the american medical association warns there's another glaring difference. >> we see l.e.d. lighting as a
potential health problem. people have sleep disorders which can lead to all sorts of other problems when they're exposed to a lot of blue light. >> reporter: an ama study suggests blue lights may raise the risk of everything from distracted driving to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, even cancer. but l.e.d. lights are 50% more energy efficient and last up to five times longer. that cost savings could power 5.8 million u.s. homes for a full year. the ama says it is important to keep the lights a warm glow, not the bright daylight white. but the industry argues the ama recommendation is not an appropriate solution for all applications, nor is it supported by current body of research. in gloucester, massachusetts, they're now turning down the temperature on their 2,800 l.e.d. lights. >> we certainly didn't want to choose and install an l.e.d. street light that had serious potential health risks for our residents. >> reporter: l.a. also turned
down the temp of its leds, but overcast seattle kept its 57,000 street lights burning much brighter than the ama recommends. >> there is is a lot less exposure from a street light that you'll have inside your home than you will from your computer, laptop computer, desktop computer, your cell phone as you are utilizing it at night just before you go to bed. >> reporter: but in washington, d.c. -- >> it shines right into our bedroom window which is directly across from it. >> reporter: maggie hayward is now considering getting new curtains. >> it is like the alien abduction scene from "independence day." >> reporter: neighborhoods' l.e.d. lights giving residents the blues. it is really up to communities to decide how bright is too bright. guys, back to you. >> anything that deprives me of sleep is a problem. >> exactly! "the girl on the train" star emily blunt will join us in
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time to shine. orbit. we're back, 7:50. carson over in the orange room with a big event over at the white house. >> it was a big event. white house hosting the first ever south by south lawn festival on monday. social media has you covered. pictures and videos were shared throughout the day as crowds gathered to celebrate innovation
and ways to make a difference. artists filled multiple stages. they were both inside and outside the white house. here you see common speaking to the crowd about criminal justice reform. president obama having some fun, deep in thought with a lego man. and before welcoming leonardo dicaprio to the green carpet. leo and the president sat down for a discussion on climate change. when the expert was explaining how everybody should care about the climate, leo surprised everyone with his response. >> if we are a human living on this planet, as most of us are -- yep -- as long as we haven't signed up for a trip to mars. i don't know if anybody has. i think you're crazy. >> i did. >> oh, you did? i'm sorry. i take that back. >> no, no. i think he'll acknowledge he's crazy. >> all right. we'll go with that. >> i'm guessing we aren't going to see leo on mars any time
soon. attendees left the event inspired and also with a very rare joe and barack tattoo. the south by south lawn festival, inaugural festival, by all accounts, a big hit. just ahead, hoda's day of surprises for some deserving viewers in honor of breast cancer awareness month. kelly clarkson is going to stop by to talk music, motherhood and a lot more, motherhood and a lot more, including her new honey nut cheerios motherhood and a lot more, including her new get their delicious taste from honest ingredients. like real delicious honey, and real oats. ok that's still honey. ahhh, there we go. were back to honey again. who's directing this? that guy, figures. introducing tiny toast. the tiny cereal with the big taste of real fruit.
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outside right now, still a lot of low clouds around the east bay, san francisco to north bay, but sunny skies breaking out in san jose as we look at some areas of mist and drizzle still popular along the coastline. then mild today. midweek before much warmer changes arrive. lows to mid-60s from the coast to san francisco. about 73 near san jose. warmest temperatures around walnut creek and livermore into the mid-70s. los gatos, about 76 this afternoon. speaking of 70s, san francisco, look at these changes coming up in your seven-day forecast. mid to upper 70s as we get into the start of the weekend. the 60s and 70s by the weekend. 80s to near 90 around saturday. mike? >> not even in the 60s or 50s getting in toward san francisco. we have a slow drive on your commute heading in toward the city. the oakland, 880, slow.
the freeway, westbound, 80. both directions on either side of the san mateo bridge slow. toward union city, both directions through nimitz and san mateo. pretty typical. your northbound lanes are slow in the last 20 minutes. 101, the split in san jose. they meet in mountain view. i say going around san jose and in through silicon valley. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. happening now, south bay leaders preparing to make the first mayor request from the relief. so far the fire has destroyed a dozen homes and a dozen other structures in the mountains. look for updates on our twittg feed. and a new poll shows donald trump in the lead. tonight the candidates will square off in their one and only debate. link to our election coverage in the decision 2016 section of our home page. i'll be back with another local
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, state of emergency as hurricane matthew slams haiti and cuba, the massive storm sets its sights on the u.s. coast of the u.s. officials in the carolinas and florida calling for assistance, and al is tracking it all. plus, pink power. >> hi! >> hoda's got another surprise in store. this time she's giving some strong and remarkable women a day they'll never forget. >> you guys, more than anyone, deserve a break. you needed to be pampered and polished and all those things. and triple threat. back-to-back to back star power in studio 1a.
emily blunt talks about "the girl on the train." kelly clarkson talks about going from "idol" to author, and padma lakshmi heats things up in the kitchen "today," on the 4th, 2016. >> from huntsville, alabama! >> good morning, baton rouge! >> all the way from houston, texas, we're on the "today" show! woo! >> celebrating our 25th anniversary on the plaza. it's 8:00 on "today," tuesday, october 4th. feeling that fall in the air. pretty day out here on the plaza.
great crowd. >> you know what? can we get a shot over here for a second? look who we have on the plaza. the most successful female skier of all time. we can't wait to catch up with lindsey vonn. she's got a great new book out. also, padma lakshmi is here. she's going to teach you who you to make the most out of your spice rack and add a boost of flavor to your next meal. but first, here's "the news at 8:00." i'm andrea mitchell in farmville, virginia, where tonight tim kaine and mike pence will face off in their only campaign debate. even as our new nbc news/survey monkey online poll shows hillary clinton maintaining a six-point lead over donald trump nationally. donald trump in colorado late monday responding to that tax bombshell showing his $916 million loss in 1995. spinning it to his advantage. >> i understand the tax laws better than almost anyone. which is why i am the one who
can fix them. >> reporter: hillary clinton sees those losses as proof that trump is not the business whiz he claims to be. >> here's my question. what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year? >> reporter: and ratcheting up pressure on trump to release his tax returns. >> i think we need a law that says if you become the nominee of the major party, you have to release your tax returns. >> reporter: for the republican nominee, the controversies are piling up. new york's attorney general ordering the trump foundation charity to stop fund-raising because it is not properly registered in the state. trump also under fire after suggesting veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder are not strong enough. >> they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over and you're strong and you can handle it. but a lot of people can't handle it. >> reporter: trump's campaign insisting the comments were taken out of context. one veterans group arguing trump's words could discourage
people from seeking help. adding, "for a potential commander in chief to say it is unthinkabl abl unthinkable." >> i don't think he was trying to be mean. he is just so thoroughly, completely uninformed. >> reporter: hillary clinton for the if ifirst time appearing on cover of a latino magazine with her husband. the presidential campaign is getting nastier and more deeply personal every day. >> andrea, thank you very much. this morning, haiti is on the verge of yet another national disaster. hurricane matthew making landfall this morning, already flooding streets and forcing evacuations there. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in haiti's capitol of part port-au-prince this morning. >> reporter: matthew right now is slamming into the southwestern part of this country. here in port-au-prince, we are
already starting to see the rain and wind pick up. the big concern from this storm is that up to 40 inches of rain are forecast in some areas and that could trigger deadly mudslides. the death toll right now is at three throughout the caribbean, including a fisherman here in haiti who was swept away. another man is missing. matthew, a violent category 4 storm, is churning through the caribbean, bringing flash flooding to jamaica, eastern cuba is also bracing for a direct hit and the bahamas are on alert, so is the east coast of the u.s. florida's governor has declared a state of emergency. but here in haiti, they are bracing for a potentially catastrophic event. >> gabe, thank you very much. also, there is growing concern among parents and doctors over and illness that can cause muscle weakness, even paralysis, in children. it's called afm. on monday, the centers for disease control and prevention reported 50 confirmed cases so far this year. that is more than twice the number for all of last year. afm has also been linked to
common viruses that get into the nervous system. the cdc says the best prevention is to wash your hands, stay up to date on vaccinations and protect yourself from mosquitos because afm has also been linked to the mosquito born west nile virus. well, wiping out during a bicycle race might make anybody's temper boil over. but take a look at jeremy s santucci. the rider in front of his crashes, then he kaugets caughte tangle. he slammed his bike to the ground. he later apologized, saying he was only human. that was not even his bike. he had borrowed it from a friend. sorry. here's your bike. >> about the bike you loaned me. up next, why a simple child's game had to decide the outcome of a college lacrosse match. then what caused this epic
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handcuffs and put her in the back of a patrol car. the police department says it was happy to oblige with her rather unusual request. >> what was she booked for? nothing? >> no. it was just like here's the experience of being arrested. >> ha maybe it was more like detained. >> carson? >> nope. >> i thought of anyone here you were most likely. >> al roker? >> no. >> matt lauer? >> on this set, you'd be most likely to have actually served time. maybe it was more of a misunderstanding. >> what? >> more of a misdemeanor. okay. one of the great things about buying a new car -- >> yeah? >> -- the smell. of course. it is that unmistakable inintoxicating aroma you first
get when you open up the door of a new car. could it be going away? the chinese hate that smell. it is their top car complaint because they associate it with pollution. besides that, automakers say they don't have the ability to make different smells for different regions of the world so they may try to eliminate the smell all together in cars, which would be tragic. >> the leather of the interior. >> i feel like it is a clean and fresh smell. >> i don't love a new car smell. i don't love it. >> i get depressed when it starts to go away. >> what were you arrested for? >> i didn't apparently read a sign on a wall that i should have read. >> oh. i know what that said. >> a ryan lochte thing. >> exactly. >> su ever been arrested?
now to an unusual ending for a college lacrosse match. the game was canceled prematurely due to a lightning storm so to determine winner, the teams did something rather unconventional. rock, paper, scissors. best of three. here it is. university of dayton taking on western michigan university. the guys on the right, western michigan, end up winning. look at how they celebrate. okay. the result did not go on the record. western michigan celebrates like it is the super bowl. >> i go rock. >> they should do that for the debate tonight. >> carson, have you ever been in a turkish prison? first up on "popstart!" your chance to catch up on one of
hollywood's biggest franchises or just relive the magic all again. all eight of the harry potter movies are returning to theaters for an entire week. every single one will be shown. that starts next thursday to promote the new spinoff movie "fantastic beast" and "where to find them" which debuts in november. the franchise has raked in more than $7 billion worldwide. next to "the voice," last night was the final night of the blind auditions. if we've learned anything on the show is that you can find proud parents anywhere, even including hollywood. one example, "fuller house" star's daughter tried out. she was a little nervous. >> i'm bob. >> i'm adam levine. >> we know you are going to do great. we wish you the best. >> we're rooting for you. >> wishing natasha well before she took the stage in front of our coaches singing "can't help falling in love." here you go.
♪ but i can't help falling in love with you ♪ >> yep. >> natasha joined team adam. candice saying natasha's voice definitely comes from god because she herself can't sing. finally, look who made "popstart!" everybody. is there anything you can't do? >> yes! >> well, savannah is a guest today on harry connick's new show and shows off yet another skill. ♪ o ♪ >> getting fancy.
>> you didn't know you played the piano. >> i started from like 6, to 14, then i quit. that's all i have to show for it, "heart and soul." i love harry connick. >> savannah also taught harry some moves. apparently you used to be an aerobics instructor. when were you an aerobics instructor? >> in the early '90s. i neatededed a part-time job. >> by the way, you're doing this like 6 months pregnant. >> it didn't look too good. the grapevine was my signature move. >> that's your "popstart!." mr. roker. >> all right, we've got the latest in from the national hurricane center. the latest on hurricane matthew,
roo right now still a category 4 storm. 145-mile-per-hour winds, moving now north at 90 miles an hour. its landfall of haiti continues its northern track. by tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m., still a category 3 storm affecting the bahamas. friday early in the morning it is off the florida coast, 270 miles in diameter of the cone of uncertainty. look at how it widens out as we get into saturday morning. sunday morning it is 551 miles wide. in fact, it stretches all the way up to southern new jersey. so we are looking rainfall wise at impacts, coastal florida and georgia, three to six inches. storm surges, four feet above normal tide levels. as we move up the coast, five to ten inches of rain in north carolina. six-foot storm surges, and even into the northeast as we move into next several days. one to three inches along the coast. but some areas could pick up up to five inches, coastal flooding
and beach erosion with right now we're seeing cloudy skies and a little bit of drizzle around san francisco and inner portions of the east bay out towards the coast. eventually drizzle begins to shut down through the afternoon and temperatures staying cool for a day. mid-60s, san francisco to oakland and low 70s through most of the valley today. after today things do begin to warm up second half of the week. notice san francisco seeing less drizzle and low clouds. temperatures in the 70s in valley locations seeing numbers well into the 80s and 90 by saturday. >> that's your latets weather. don't forget, check us out daily on sirius xm 108. 108. >> collection carsheck carson, . now time for our special series, "pink power today" in honor of breast cancer awareness month. >> we asked our viewers to tell us about somebody they knew who
was battling the disease and needed a great surprise from hoda. >> the response was crazy. we narrowed it down to five women across the country who could use a little escape for the day. >> i was diagnosed the end of may of this year. my daughter, she's been my saving grace. you know, i still sometimes go through the anxiety of thinking if i would have waited to go get checked, it would have been a different turnout. >> i was diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer at age 50. i'm two surgeries in and radiation and more treatment to go. take pause and go and have your test. >> i am a three-time cancer survivor. and if it happens to be the fact that this comes again, i will fight it and i will win. >> i started off with a double mastectomy. i have a 2 1/2-year-old daughter named annabel. i have to survive to be there for her to see her grow up and see her first day of kindergarten. >> i'm a single mom of four
teenagers. and i was diagnosed with cancer about three weeks ago. it was a sucker punch to the gut. no matter what i am going to be a warrior, i am going to be strong, and my children will have their mother for a long time. >> reporter: each of these women is battling breast cancer, and i wanted to give them a day they would never forget. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: and we were just getting warmed up. >> hi! >> so nice to meet you! >> i was like, what is happening right now? when it opened up and hoda was there, oh, my sweet jesus, this is crazy. >> why did you guys think you were coming here? what was the idea? >> it tell our story. >> on the show. okay. okay. you guys, more than anyone,
deserved a break. you needed to be pampered and polished and all those things. >> i'm going to cry. >> so we are going to have a spa day. all of us. >> come on! come on. how great stla goiis that going? >> woo! >> well, i always wear on my finger a ring that says forward. i used to scribble in my journal every day. the very last word i would right in the journal was forward because it made me realize like that's the direction i'm going. i'm not stuck here. because the scary thing is when you're stuck, that's one thing, you've got to move forward. so i got one for you! >> i was like, i'm going to steal that from her. >> i've got one for each of us. ♪ she hit the floor ♪ next thing you know shorty got low low low low low ♪
>> come see your little enchanted garden. >> oh, my god! >> oh. how cozy do you feel in a robe? so follow me. okay. if you were to use one word to describe today. >> dream. >> bliss i think would be a good word. >> oh! >> what's the one word you would use today to describe your journey? >> new. you know, week ago i was in an mri machine. and now i'm in manhattan, new york. and then one week from today i'll be having another biopsy. but this is what i'll be thinking about when i'm having a biopsy. >> how much do you need a day like this, that you can just lay
in your robe, get your nails done. i mean how much is this necessary for your well being? >> i know a lot of people are in the middle of it and scared and worried. this is a nice little break from all of that. >> you're with your pink sisters and you feel the unity. >> well, you guys, let's all put our fingers in. put our forwards in. we'll all lean in and do a little sisterhood. on three we'll say forward. okay? one, two, three -- forward! ♪ >> come on! i know the spot. >> oh, ply god. >> right? >> you're in the wrong field, let me tell you. >> okay. little escape. >> nothing like a good hand massage. >> i love my red.
i'm all about it. >> and the ring. thanks to hoda for being treated like a princess. disconnecting and having like a cancer-free day. >> this is kind of relaxation after the storm. >> it was an amazing day of connecting with women who are strong and courageous. >> i'd gone through so much, and it is almost like a breath of fresh air. >> this has been probably one of the best days i'll ever remember. >> we did have such a great time. when we were leaving, one of them goes, "bye, yoda." they came from all over the country. it was just a really, really, really great day. >> just to have that little moment of levity, that's awesome. you are back at it next week. >> can i tell you something? next week we are going to pull
up into the driveway of a woman from virginia beach who's an amazing woman with two kids and she's about to get a crazy surprise. and i fell in love with this woman. her name's erin. she's something -- something special. >> we look forward to that. >> can we give a quick thank you to bliss at the w hotel. they were so generous and great with us that whole day with those guys. >> the rooftop spa? >> hello. >> thank you, hoda. >> yoda. let's go to the orange room and the crowd over there. >> emily blunt, lindsey vonn, kelly clarkson, padma lakshmi, all ahead in our next half-hour. it is packed. but first, your local news and weather. and we're all going to call you yoda, hoda, from now on. we love that. i'm ...
=topvo= crs w say the wer shouldbe turn today f a very good tuesday morning to you. it is 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. crews say the water should be turned back on for south bay neighborhood. last night water main broke in san jose. that meant no showers new york city coffee, no nothing this morning. management last night tried to bring in bottled water, port-o-potties as well trying to ease the maybe. initially thought repairs would last through tomorrow. people in the neighborhood recently had gas shut off for days after a gas line break. we hope the worst is over for them. how about you? >> the worst, we might be getting over that. things holding steady in the south bay, crash 280 at 17,
tough spot 101 and 85 shall better speeds over the last half hour but 87 a tough drive into downtown san jose. a nice, easy flow of traffic although there's a new crash west 580 around the dublin interchange. doesn't look like it's adding to the slowdown. track thanksgiving, of course slower drives through heyward and union city. northbound, nimitz, hayward and oakland area, moving smoothly, have the back-up there. i've seen windshield wipe or swipe once across the golden gate bridge. a little mist. back to you. >> thank you very much, mike. thank you for joining us as well. another update in half an hour.
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we are back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning, the 4th day of october, in the year 2016. and can i just say, in addition to hoda kotb there, we have a star-studded half-hour coming up. >> wow! >> amazing. back-to-back stars. not only is she working on new music, she had a baby, she's also found time to write a new children's book. comes with a lullaby. we've got another big star in the house, starring in one of the most anticipated movies of the year. we've got emily blunt, the star of "the girl on the train." is there pressure bringing a hit book like that to the big screen? we'll talk about that.
we're not done yet. ski great lindsey vonn is going to show us why strong is the new beautiful. how she turned her insecurities into great assets. then we have padma lakshmi, sharing in an a to z guide to spices. but first, mr. roker, you have a check of the weather. first looking to today, enhanced risk of strong storms in the mid mississippi river valley. out west in the plains, mountain snows in montana. look for sunshine through the southwest. then as we move on in to tomorrow, the cool weather continues in the plains. severe storms in the midsection of the country. sunshine in the northeast. mid-atlantic states. look for more rain down through florida, sunny skies in the southwest. right now seeing 50s to near 60 for morning temperatures. notice the low clouds around
pe peninsula doughs line, more drizzle. 61 closer to downtown and some sparse areas of drizzle between now and probably late morning before things begin to dry out. skies around the inner east bay and peninsula begin to clear. cool temperatures for another day. you can see those numbers in the 60s to low 70s for most of the bay area today. the trend does turn a lot warmer as you approach the weekend around san francisco. it. go to the weather channel and cable and of course you can't spell that without al. then we have these nice ladies from chicago. hello, chicago. hello. now let's head back inside to savannah. al, thank you so much. emily blunt is the star of the new psychological thriller "the girl on the train" based on the best-selling book, about a woman whose life spirals out of control down a very dangerous path.
>> we tried everything and nothing worked. and it just absolutely just broke my heart and i got really sad. and then -- and then the booze just broke us. >> why are you really here, rachel? >> because i'm afraid of myself. >> emily blunt, good morning. >> good morning. can i say, i watched it last night, you play a teetering hot mess who may or may not be a murderer. >> thank you so much. i think. >> i read two things in the research that kind of made me laugh. number one, you said this is by far the most damaged person you've ever played. number two, the director thought of you immediately for the role. >> i know! that made me laugh.
i was like, oh, great, they just offered it thinking nothing said emily blunt like a raging alcoholic. >> we've got some issues. what a juicy role to dive in to though. >> yeah. big boy. it was really cool. >> rachel is -- you like her and then you get frustrated with her. >> sure. >> she's got her struggles, her addictions. she keeps doing things we don't approve of. how did you approach the role? must have been really challenging. >> to play an alcoholic is a challenge because you don't want to trivialize anything about this disease which is really what she's going through. and yet she is compulsive and voyeuristic and has an unhealthy obsession with this seemingly perfect couple. it is teeteriteetering. >> the clip we just had up a minute ago. there is the emily we know. and here's rachel.
>> that looks more like me. >> they had to work hard to kind of make you look bedraggled. but i mean it is incredible because you really do embody this role and i thought it was interesting what you said about playing someone with addiction. it would have beens to do kind of the cliche stumbling around. >> i think there are pitfalls. drunk casting is challenging and it can look comical and silly. think this is somebody who's damaged. how do you catch the unsettling nature of the drunk. >> you had a big secret during this, a secret that was born last spring and it's named violet. you were just in the beginning weeks of your pregnancy. >> poor sweet violet rattling around in there while i played the alcoholic. >> did it help in the sense of here you have all these kind of hormones and feelings? >> it is funny because i don't know anything other than what i experienced with that film being
pregnant with violet. i think i was really tired. i became the queen of power naps. they're like, emily, you've got ten minutes. out cold somewhere in a corner. >> justin thorough who plays of course tom, he guessed. >> i was working with him in the stunts. i was like i don't know if i should stand up too quickly. he said, "you did edge of tomorrow." >> how is your husband? totally outnumbered at home. >> he loves it. we have a boy dog. >> well, that's good. >> i was thinking last time when john was here he admitted to having having an obsession with "devil
wears prada." people loved the book so much, "the girl on the train." i think that's great but it is also a teeny, tiny bit scary because we all have the book in our mind. >> your imagination is so powerful and you have sort of ownership over these characters. they are your invention in many. ways. yeah, i'm sure there is going to be some people who will be, well, i didn't feel like that. >> you did. you were the in everybody in my mind. it is a thrill ride. she's a whole bunch of trouble. emily blunt, thank you so much. "the girl on the train" from our sister company, universe, opens on friday. coming up, ski legend lindsey vonn opening up about life on and off the slope.
if you beautiful," embrace your natural beauty, eat clean and harness your power. lindsey, always good to see you. how you doing? >> i'm good. >> how you feeling? you were banged up the last time we saw each other. the last couple years. how are your knees and everything? >> good. good. i took some time off this spring and i'm healthy. just got back from chile, skiing fast. so good. >> one of the last times i saw you, i came out to colorado to see you right after knee surgery. i was shocked by how much you were doing while you were still on crutches in terms of rehab. i remember thinking this girl is not only strong physically but mentally. then i'm reading the book and you say it wasn't always that way. >> no. it definite wasn't always that way. i think i'm strong when it comes to working out and everything i do on the mountain, i feel confident in myself. but a lot of times i really don't feel that confident. i don't know. i have my insecurities, like everyone else. being on the mountain is really the only time i feel -- i don't know -- 100% sure of myself.
>> this book is a little memoir and a lot fitness and diet and all that sort of thing. >> not diet. >> well, not diet. >> i was going to get to that. you say diets don't really work. >> i don't believe in the word. just in general. i mean diets are something you do for a short period of time to try to lose weight. my book is about just making healthy choices, understanding the choices that you're making and doing so in a way that makes you feel better and feel more confident. >> more of a lifestyle. >> yeah. >> have you ever dieted? >> yeah, i have. >> how did that go? >> it doesn't work. i've tried paleo. i was on this crazy high carbohydrate diet. i've been on atkins style diets. none of those things work. >> there is a lot about working out in the book. one piece of advice you say to people, if you still think working out can't be fun, then you just haven't found the right workout. >> exactly. >> how do you suggest people go about finding the right workout and not getting discouraged?
>> it's experimenting. of course, some things when you are working hard it is not always the most fun. but it is finding something that will keep you going back to the gym. if you like pilates, that's awesome. do pilates. if you like doing squats, just go experiment, have fun, try something new. that's kind of what my book is about. just gives you a lot of options and you can try things. whatever gets you going back to the gym and allows you to have fun, that's what its a he all abo about. >> when you became strong and fit, obviously a natural talent as welling wi, you became a cha. one of the things that came with becoming a champion, you became a celebrity. having known you a while, i've always felt you weren't as comfortable with that side of things as the athletic side of things. fair? >> very fair. i'm very confident on a mountain, like i said. i haven't felt like i fit in on the red carpet. i'm just not your typical body
type. i have are insecurities. >> you're self-conscious about that? >> of course, when i'm glammed up i feel beautiful and more confident. but when i go home, i'm like i was sitting next to emily blunt and she is amazingly beautiful and i don't compare to that. it's always been pretty tough for me but i feel like i'm finally getting better at it. >> you said the more time you spend at hollywood parties the less you feel you fit in. did you mean physically or emotionally with that crowd? >> not physically. i have great friends in hollywood and i know a lot of amazing people but i just don't feel like i compare. i'm just bigger, i'm muscular and i don't feel like i fit in. >> i bet you a lot of san jose celebri those red carpets and parties are saying i wish i was more like that than worrying about being super thin that hollywood tends to put on people. >> there is a certain stereotypical body type that they want in movies and it is
hard to be healthy and i hope that that changes and hopefully my book helps a little bit with that. just gives people a little bit more confidence. >> confident in a good ski season this year? >> very. i feel really good. i was just training with the men down in chile. i'm pretty fast. >> you've always been pretty fast. always good to see you. lindsey will be back with kathie lee and hoda and the book is called "strong is the new beautiful." up next, the stars keep coming. we have kelly clarkson here in the studio talking about a new book of her own. but first, this is "today" on nbc. on nbc. you are competing nowith kelly w r veteran. wa trying to convince bad for us. federal law. low level. companies' lies. vets. dollars a year. vote yes on prop 61.
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impressive resume. she has a new book, "river rose." river rose is your little daughter. >> it's too early for her but she just was snuggling with me earlier. she wanted on stage. she's like, "i'm ready!" i was like so nervous about the future. >> we were talking before the break, you are kind of an accidental children's book author. >> yeah. i didn't plan on it. i wrote them on a plane coming back from london. she was like 1 and i'm like she's never going to remember this and her passport is already stocked with stamps. i started writing these little short stories for her. had these little pictures. then all of a sudden my nanny and my husband were like you should make these into children's books. they have little lullabies that go with each one of them. so it was fun. >> so if you buy the book, you also get the lullaby. >> yeah. then there is a doll, too.
my little girl, that's her favorite part. you press the sing and i sing the little lullaby. >> that's funny. i was going to ask you to sing the lullaby. but here we have it right here. >> you sing to your kids at night when they're sleeping. it sounds super sweet. but then it sounds kind of corny. >> i think your singing might be better than most of our singing. >> i don't know. >> you have a new little boy, remi. >> our kids are so close. >> i'm just copying you. >> is this your last? >> yes. yes. yes, yes, and yes. what about you? >>y he. gone. i literally on the table said you make sure this can't happen again. >> i'm like, this is a wrap. >> we have four total so that's a lot. >> i was thinking sequel. river rose has a book.
now remi needs a book. >> i'm working on it. >> you working on your micic, too? >> yeah. i have like an hour and a half of sleep. we were recording. i feel like a new artist. it is all soulful and urban and edgy and fun. stuff i grew up singing. so i am excited. >> i think you read you felt like this was the album you've always wanted to do. >> it just -- i loved my whole previous career but this is the album that i'm like, been waiting to make this one. >> how has being a mom changed how you approach singing or song writing, or has it? >> i think i've never felt more like confident or more like a woman. like i've never -- like the amount of things that i accomplish in a day, i'm just going to say it is astonishing. like as a mom i go to bed going, you're welcome, world. >> you're not normal. you do like scrapbooking and
stuff. i'm so impressed. >> we do everything. i feel like moms, we're amazing humans. i literally tell my mom all the time, like i'm so sorry. because i didn't like respect that enough. i did but it's just like it is a hard job. >> it is. it is true. once you become a mom you're like you can't believe my mom put up with this. >> then my mom goes, hahaha, when your 2-year-old is scoal loring on your wall. karma! >> thank you, kelly clarkson. your in you book," river rose." padma lakshmi is looking up a special dish with a special
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heat things up in the kitchen. padma is here to show you how. got a brand new book today. "the encyclopedia of spices & herbs." i never know which to put with which food. >> that's why i wrote this book. spices can be intimidated. and i always wanted a book like this. just a reference guide that was straightforward. i think spices do intimidate a lot of people. if you add just one or two to your diet, it's healthy and delicious. you can revolutionize your
cooking and that's -- people always ask me how do i stay from eating all the food on top chef. a lot has to do with the spices. they rage your metabolism. they add flavor without fat and calories. >> the book covers all kinds of spices. we're looking at curry today. we're looking at skap lops. >> today we're using curry powder. these are all the ingredients here that we're going to need to make our dish today. scallops, butter, salt and pepper, garlic, curry. compound butter is a seasoned butter. it's a great way to introduced spices in an approachable way. >> infuses whatever cooking in it. >> we've cubed up room temperature butter that was left on the counter with curry powder. i want you to mash this up.
by the way, curry doesn't mean spicy. a lot of people think that. it doesn't mean spicy at all. use a mild curry powder. you want to mix that up. you're going to put it in a ramekin like this. just keep it in the french under saran wrap. you can also make a log with it. >> will it last for awhile in. >> yes. for a long time. you're putting this in here. let that melt. i want you to let that melt and then put the psychologicscallop. >> pretend it's melted more than it has. i smell that. >> if you wanted to do a mediterranean version of this, all you would do is swap out the curry powder for herbs of provance. you can use it in all your cooking. and don't crowd the pan.
you want to it caramelize. >> while this is cooking down, i'll watch this. you're going to heat some spices. >> yes. ooum going to show you how to roast whole spices. that wakes up all the oils in your cooking. you want a hot, dry pan. you're just going to add caramom, cloves. when you add them, you want to break the pods and get the dark seeds out. >> while you do that, let's look downstairs. we've got them tasting away. >> hoda finished hers already. >> i'm done. i finished. >> don't eat the star right? >> that is. and it's so beautiful. >> star is great to use in soups and stocks. now all i'm doing is throwing these dry whole herbs into this pan which has sot shallots and ginger and chilies. that's it. just three ingredients here cooking. it's going to be done in a minute. and so this i'm going to turn up the heat a little bit more.
if you have leftover rice, all you have to do is add it to the pan and there are lots of companies that have frozen rice. but you just stir this and you're done. and matt, let's have you taste this. >> guys, what do you think? >> great. tastes good it smells. >> and in literally ten minutes. >> you can check out the recipe online. we'll be right back. i'm ... evuation orrs have now bn lifted for all sints forced from their homes by the good morning to you. it's 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. evacuation for all residents affected by loma wildfire, also all roads have reopened. at this point the fire has destroyed 12 homes and a dozen other structures. 4500 acres burned. expect to have the fire fully contained by saturday. a short time from now santa
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this morning on "today's take," new details of kim kardashian held at gunpoint. and megan boone about to reveal a big secret. plus, it's taco tuesday. we are celebrating national taco day. all that, and more, coming up now. in are from nbc news,his 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, october 4th. billy bush with al and tamron. we are on the second floor of a two-story complex. something very creepy is moving around outsize the plaza and it was just behind your head.
social media is commenting on this, tamron. what in the world? >> i don't know. it is a yeti, i think. one of our viewers tweeted out, all these other people like what is that behind you? i had no idea and i still don't know an hour and a half later. >> maybe it was carson. >> carson was in the studio. >> isn't that weird? you think it is an illusion or is that really something? >> there was a guy. there was a guy. we saw him. >> in a hazmat suit? >> in a yeti. >> something. what was he selling? >> he was just out there. yetis are allowed to make a living, too? >> that's what happened to me this morning. >> your outfit today is particularly lovely but also the purple has a deeper mee eer mea. >> yes. we're still rock being the purple, domestic violence awareness month. yesterday i'm so proud to say "people" magazine featured,
people.com, i launched a fund in honor of my sister. the tamronheartrenata fund. we're raising money for counseling for services and family members and friends. if you believe a friend or loved one is the victim of domestic abuse, a lot of times you don't know what to say. my story was my sister. you can go online to see that was a part of our struggle, i didn't know what to do. we are raising funds for safe horizon to provide this video to show you, hey, what do i say to her. each case is individual but it is something that came to me in a dream one night and i said i want to do it. my nephews, my sister's children, adult children, joined forces with me and my family. i get good bumps. thank you, guys. >> what a great resource.
>> it is. we've done the purple. we did black this week with a lavender. i kind of copied dave navarro. he's on campaign with me and he's rocking the same. i saw dave's look. and i just dropped this kitchen knife. what did you do this weekend? >> the giants play? >> please. it is a terrible thing. it is not over. >> you know, i'm a cowboys fan. >> the season just started. >> at least we beat the cowboys. >> i knew you were going to say that. >> updates on kim kardashian. >> kim kardashian's back in the u.s. with kanye and members of her family after she was robbed at gunpoint. millions of dollars in jewelry taken over the weekend in paris. she's back now. 15-car motorcade getting back into the city. kanye was waiting. >> the white house has 12. >> according to e! news, masked
attackers dressed as police, five of them, bound her hands and feet. that's all true. then handcuffed her. she begged for them to let her live saying i've got babies at home. all of that true. the apartment was in this unmarked hotel. it is kind of popular with celebrities. everybody knows where she is in paris. all the fans. >> it is her personal apartment. it is in a hotel. but it is their apartment. it is their home. >> they only have one overnight watch man in the hotel. >> isn't that odd? >> right? by the way, she had her one security guard who went out of course with kourtney and kendall. >> which was online. >> she's adamantly saying they don't blame the security guard at all. >> you think about if it is your home and they have a lot of high-rises here where celebrities live, have you a doorman. usually one overnight. then if you are really someone whose security is a concern you might have an additional security. you wouldn't have an arsenal of people at 2:00 a.m. you would have the doorman. even if you are kim and kanye, and maybe another security guy.
s we know famous people. they don't have ten people sitting outside their door. >> actually, i don't know anybody who's got security. but -- >> i know a couple people. i've never met anybody who has ten people. >> i'm not sure ten people but it does seem odd. i feel -- i'm just glad she's safe. >> the big narrative today is the sort of social commentary that came with this because kim is so famous and she lives her life until the public eye that somehow people got real nasty and sort of believe that she -- saying, hey, you brought this on yourself, who travels with all that kind of jewels like that. celebrities like chrissy teigen and james cordon have kind of shared their support for kim on social media. because she lives her life that way i think she feels like public domain. in the end of the day, this is a woman who's got children, she's a sister, she's a dure and she's a wife and she's a person.
she's bound and gagged in a room, that's frightening. >> they'll probably rethink their security. >> well, any have to do that. you said people online like criticize, listen, she's a celebrity, that's what she does, she wears beautiful clothes, as we pointed out, most of it not even hers. the ring i think was a gift from kanye. nevertheless, that's what she does and she shouldn't have to feel and fear for her safety because she happens to be a celebrity who wears nice stuff and shows it online. lupita luongo's dress was stolen. other celebrities' homes have been broken into, security breached many times. no one blames them for it so why blame her? this is horrible. >> but i also feel like twitter -- i told you, i got on twitter weeks ago. it is a very negative place. people i think look at her life and say how did she get that. i think there is an anger there. and people are largely followers. the narrative today is that
people are being mean to kim, so largely people kind of follow and say, this is terrible, it is a horrible thing and they kind of follow where the narrative is going. that's it today. >> you see on social media, people will pile on one way or the other. but anyway, she is safe, it is under investigation. five guys. according to some reports, it may have been an inside job, meaning somebody working in that building. >> or someone connected. let me ask you this. this is very important. it is also happening across the pond here. do you believe that we need a spice girls reunion? al? >> i'm leaning in. >> someone told me that you did. >> no. listen -- i understand they keep -- i understand they keep talking about doing a reunion. what? victoria doesn't want? >> she doesn't want to do it. she said if you do it, this is a new group called gem standing
for gerry, emma and mel. sporty is out, victoria is out. victoria says, please, if you sing new songs. >> what's the big deal? they want to sing spice girls songs, let them sing spice girls songs. you don't want to go out on tour? then don't go out on tour. >> what do you really, really want? >> what do i really, really want? i really, really don't care. >> you got to let it go. before we reunited in south africa years ago we made $20 million ago. >> if they want to go out and sing the songs, let them do it. it is a free country. >> i think they are holding on to the past and it is hard to let go. how many times did michael jordan retire? sometimes it is hard to say good-bye. but mel b is smokin'. she can do anything on her own. >> people will vote with their
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today and i'm wondering if she keeps the date. >> but you're married. >> that's right. is to so just last week -- let me explain. last week i'm walking across like i do every tuesday and thursday to work out. i work out close to here. i've got my sneakers in my hand and this woman stops me for a selfie. we get talking. she's with her mom. she says i'm starting to work out, too. she felt she was out of shape. she says i'm turning 30 next tuesday and i'm going to do 30 burpees on my 30th birthday. i said, i tell you what, meet me at 10:05 outside we'll do 30 burpees in front of 30 rock together on your 30th birthday. so i wonder if she shows up. if she shows up, we're going to do 30 burpees. >> what's her name? >> i don't know. can't remember. hopefully she shows up. if she does, i'll show you tomorrow. >> this is your random act of kindness? >> my random act.
>> okay. so 10:05 outside 30 rock. >> want to join? >> no, because i'm getting red did for -- ready for my msnbc show. >> al? >> no. i've got an interview. >> that's my day with a stranger. george had a date with his wife. this one went pretty well. their second anniversary. for those who said they woun't make it. he cooked her dinner. >> that's swreeet. i like that. look how beautiful they look. goodness, gracious! >> spaghetti and meatballs. >> i like that. the second anniversary is cotton, they say. that's what you give, right? something made of cotton. >> you have a theory. >> i don't have a theory. i have a question. okay. so look at a picture of them when amal was in that beautiful yellow dress. i think it was valentino or something like that.
they look just like kerry grant and the most beautiful liz taylor, whatever. beautiful. stunning. since they've been married, george i've noticed has changed a lot. he wears like his tequila company t-shirts. he wears these jeans. >> dad jeans. >> like he got married, did he change? and you said to me, this is what happens. >> he got relaxed. he chilled out a little bit. >> by the way, he doesn't have to be dressed to the nines all the time. he wants to chill out. he is like us now. he is kind of like us. >> as long as he's not doing it on date night. >> but there are date night pictures of them and she is like dripping in glamour and he has on the t-shirt and the jeans. which if she's cool with it. i just wonder has he changed. >> george clooney is now a sitcom dad. he's just like us. >> y'all are sitcom dads? >> sitcom dads who have these hot wives.
for example. ed o'neill and sophia vergara from "modern family." here's another one. in real life he'd never get her! >> al, come on! >> i love kevin james. boom! he's got erin hayes. fred and wilma. would fred have ever gotten wilma in real life? no! i'm telling you. >> only now realizing how hot wilma was. >> actually, betty was hotter. >> really? >> yes. she had that laugh. >> oh, my gosh. okay. i feel like i just walked into a bar that i never knew existed. >> these are the conversations we have. who's faster? super man or the flash. >> at night when i come home my
wife says what did you all talk about? i don't really want to share with her. >> because y'all are talking about betty and wilma. now i know why. listen, quickly on the dating front here, when is the right time to follow someone on social media that you're dating? a journal of cyber psychology and behavioral -- never mind the study. >> journal of what? >> who cares? they came up with this. >> that's not a thing! >> 1,400 people were asked. they said we follow someone. if you follow them before the date, the relationship works out between like one to six months. if you follow them right after the date, the relationship basically works out less than a month. if you follow them a month or two later, over a year it worked out. >> i went on a date with someone yesterday. i can't follow them today. >> you follow adam richmond? >> oh, bam. >> okay, let's show you what's going on weather wise. we've got hurricane matthew to talk about. wow. i mean this thing is still a category 4 storm. boom. we are talking about
145-mile-per-hour winds, moving north at 9 miles per hour. it is already made landfall in haiti, it will make landfall then in eastern cuba, some time ov overnight tonight. then continue on into the bahamas tomorrow. a category 3 storm. look how close it is on friday morning to the florida coastline. it's been since 2008 when we've had a hurricane watch along the florida coastline. sunday morning, it is along the south carolina border. then it is churning right/long the border sunday morning. we will be watching this very closely. rainfall amounts anywhere from five to eight inches or more. storm surges up and down the coast. this is really a powerful storm that we continue to have to we're still dealing with some low clouds and drizzle at times near san francisco. a little more sunshine across the south bay. we'll see the low clouds clear this afternoon, at least around the inner bay.
temperatures staying mild. low to mid-60s from oakland to san francisco. the second half of the week, big warm-up on the way for san francisco. you'll see numbers climbing through the 70s. inland saturday through friday feeling more like summer. upper 80s new 90 on saturday. >> and that is your latest weather. someone say taco tuesday? >> yes! >> somebody said taco tuesday! >> it's taco tuesday. we're going to discover a masterpiece baked by michelangelo.
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♪ ♪ this morning, an extra special taco tuesday edition of "today food." we're celebrating national taco day with two great options for the whole family. >> here to show us is chef and author and host of patty's mexican table on pbs. good to see you. so fish tacos, very popular. >> it is national taco day. it is also taco tuesday. and it is also taco night every night in my house.
we are triple celebrating. we are starting with a fish taco. any white flaky fish will do. what you need to do is just whisk a couple of egg whites until they're nice and stiff. then here we have some flour and cumin and salt. i'm going to add some beer. >> oh! >> this is going to make for a super fluffy, puffy, pillowy batter. after we mix all that, you fold them very gently, not to deflate the egg whites that you worked so lard on making stiff. then this is the batter. it ends up looking like this. then we have the fish that we season with salt and pepper. you're going to dredge them in the flour. >> it is a dredge first? >> a dredge first. shake it a little. and then you are going to sink it in the batter and drop in the oil. now, it is very important.
look at the oil. you want the oil to be hot enough so that you have really happy bubbles. not very angry bubbles or it will burn. happy bubbles. then you have the fish. then we have two things we're going to garnish the tacos with. one is a creamy slaw, very easy to make. and then we have a salsa that's has fried chipotle chilies, pine nuts, little bit of oil and vinegar. these will keep in the fridge. you add the salsa. >> these tacos here are a variation of it. >> these are layered tacos. this is dinner in 15 minutes. you have the bacon that you fry. then you are going to add the meat in the rendered fat. you can use sirloin tips.
you can use tenderloin tips. any kind of cubed meat that you find. then you let it brown for a little. then we add some onion, some jalapenos, some garlic. and the secret here is, fire-roasted tomatoes that you can get in the can or you roast them at home. add them in here. cook it for five minutes. then you have these delicious meat. then this is raw tomatillo salsa. it is like a mix between guacamole and salsa verde. >> patty, thank you so much. you can always get more, go to tod today.com for the recipe. we catch up with "the blacklist" megan boone after this. in a world that needs a hero,
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at last--- all sidts can return. a good tuesday morning on 9:26. at last, all residents can return. evacuation orders were lifted 30 minutes ago for all residents removed from their homes from the loma fire. firefighters expect to have the fire fully contained by saturday. also, all roads have now reopened. the damage insflikted, though, was significant. 12 homes burned to the ground with at least a dozen other structures. more than 4400 acres have been torched. this morning we're tracking a meeting under way right now where santa clara county supervisors are formally requesting mutual aid to help out in the aftermath. crews now say the water could soon be restored for a south bay neighborhood that's seen its share of recent headache. last night a water main broke at
the hometown american community in san jose. that meant no showers, no cooking, no basic amenities this morning. last night folks brought in bottled water and port--pot port-a-potties. this is deja vu in that neighborhood who recently had gas shut off for three days after work cruise cut a gas line. we'll say look at your weather and traffic right after this break.
we're watching the low clouds around the bay area. 50s and 60s outside. that slow clearing trend will continue throughout the day with areas of low clouds along the peninsula coastline where you could find mist from time to time. cool temperatures will continue for at least one more day. 70s inland around san jose. notice these changes in the seven-day forecast. really warming up.
san francisco and inland spots bit weekend, 80s to near 90. then trending a little cooler come sunday. we're looking over here and the bay looks like a pretty pleasant drive. we'll point out a couple spots. try to deal with these inspect northbound 87 and northbound 85 off the split slow spots for the south bay. 85 looks nice coupe tino into sunnyvale. one of the slowest xhuts, still slow into san francisco. that is going to do it for us right now. thank you so much. we'll be back in 30 minutes with more updates.
for the past three years, megan boone has kept us on our toes as fbi agent liz keene an nbc's hit show "the blacklist." >> fair warning, we've got some spoilers ahead so you better mute your tv if you're not caught up because we don't want to hear from you that we ruined it for you! but tensions are running higher than ever this season. >> we found out liz faked her own death at the end of last season to get away from red. but now liz's daughter has been kidnapped by a man that claims to be liz's father. are you with me on this? the only man who can find her, of course, is red. >> alexander kirk says he's my father. >> i'm doing everything in my power to find agnes and bring her home safely to you. >> do you have any leads?
>> yes. >> what? who? >> i'll be handling it on my own. >> i know you feel betrayed. everyone feels betrayed. but my daughter is missing. and if you have any idea how to find her, you've got to tell me. >> no, i don't. >> no, i don't. that is thursday night's episode right there. wow. so you fake your own death in order to save your child from red but once again, red will never leave your life, is the good guy, and your real father is the bad guy. can we confirm that this guy, kirk, really is your father? will we know that this year? >> we will know the parental situation this year. yeah. yeah. >> james was on the show last week and he said that for every question that is answered, they must raise -- you guys must raise at least three or for mur
more. >> yeah. new questions. for every door closed, another window opens. >> how did you keep your fake death on the show a secret? >> it was the longest i've ever lied to people i love. every day you read in the script she dies. i had to make it seem like, it's okay, guys, i'll miss you. i'll land on my feet. don't worry about me. >> you curry all this sympathy. it's beautiful. >> i did tell one person though. i did. i did. i told ryan. ryan eggles. >> i always thought you were alive because you can't have a blacklist without liz keene. you are central to the show. >> well, obviously it is not.
>> you need to be there. >> yeah. it was surprising. the creator of our show called me and he said, megan, you know, when the episode airs where you die, don't look at the internet. whatever you do, stay off the internet. people are going to be saying terrible things about you with be how happy they are that you're dead. >> did you look? did you look? >> no -- yes. >> of course you did. of course you did. >> it was surprising that they didn't say anything -- they were all just like -- what? you can't kill liz. >> it was re-affirming. >> it was. it was the opposite of what we were afraid it was going to be. >> like in a sign that this show is intertwined with your life, you delivered your obserwn chilx months ago at the same time liz keene was in labor. were you watching yourself in labor -- >> i was not watching the show while laboring my child.
but -- i was in the hospital having my baby at the same time america was watching liz deliver. a >> you knew that because you knew the episode was airing? >> i'm telling you -- that's what happened. i know it's hard to -- that's what happened. i started laboring my daughter on wednesday, the 13th. i had her on friday, the morning of friday the 15th, and the episode aired the evening of thursday, the 14th. >> wow! >> that's crazy! >> so she waited for all the time zones until she came. she was like, i'm going to wait for australia to see it. >> she wanted to see what social media would say. >> if i'm going to be "the blacklist" baby, i'm going to do it right. >> own it. >> megan, thank you so much. "the blacklist" airs thursdays at 10:00, 9:00 central, right here on nbc. up next, funny man rob
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so technically it is mine. >> hey, look, it is a talking bear. >> why do you insist on calling me that? you know my name is carl. carl. >> okay. what is it about these types of characters that somehow you end up playing? >> i don't know. what does it say about me? i keep getting cast as- actually, you shouldn't be a jerk in real life. when you get the chance to play a character that's a jerk, you jump all over it because you really get to take that for a walk and have some fun with it. >> and get paid. you say to these kids something -- i don't like to play nice. if i'm playing a video game against a kid, i am trying to beat that kid in the video game. >> sorry. but that's how it is. i was running for my life most of middle school. i was p-- it all came in a huge wave in high school.
>> like a super model. he was awkward and gawky. >> did you grow into a beautiful swan in high school? >> i don't know if i'd say beautiful swan but i hit puberty. junior high was running for my life. i was little. when you are in a crowd of guys, they're all healthy, young men, it isn't long before they spot the runt in the litter. like, what did you say, riggle? you laughing? if i kept my mouth running, they weren't punching or tackling or giving -- wedgies were common place. >> oh, my gosh! >> they hung him up on door handle like that. >> wedgies were automatic. that was a good day. swirlies were a big thing. >> what are those? >> where they put your head in the toilet and -- >> oh, yeah. you taught me that. billy was a victim of swirlies.
>> i lived in fear of swirlies so i never went to the bathroom for three years in junior high. >> get a strong bladder out of it? >> really strong. probably did some damage. >> great things happened. you are colonel sanders. it was a little bit of a shakeup, i saw you, i saw norm. >> i'm lucky, they just called and asked me to do it. i was born in louisville, kentucky. playing the colonel, like that means a lot. >> they don't have a lot of stick-to-itiveness. they are anticipate dropping sanders like crazy. >> the colonel is not going to be a rotating colonel. i'll be the colonel through football season, then they're going to get a new one. i knew that going in. so relaxed. i didn't get fired. i walked away. >> there was no pressure playing the colonel because you're like it's not mine forever. >> no. this is a six-month gig. i'll do it through football season, then they're going to
get colonel number six. >> fox nfl sunday, riggle does all of his predictions. did anyone catch this? this is a major production a la hamilton. >> you want to know where my helmet is. ♪ here your helmet is >> yeah, there it is. >> when do you start putting these together? >> that song will stick in your head for a long time. >> how long did it take to do that? >> i'm very lucky. i work with three guys. just me, chris feegy and bennett weber. we put these together every week. >> "middle school, the worst years of my life," hits theaters this friday. let's go to al for the weather. how was middle school for you, mr. roker? >> actually, i had a good time. i enjoyed it. by the way, i am going to be the
next colonel. as you can see we are looking at plenty of sunshine, eastern half of the country. today though we do have some thunderstorms, severe thunderstorms, possibility of tornadoes there. cool weather will continue in the plains with some mountain snows. wet weather in the pacific northwest. few scattered strong storms continue in the midsection of the country. of course, more rain down in florida. this is still ahead of hurricane matthew. we're going to continue to track we're starting to see the skies clear around the bay area right now. 50s and 60s. view across the golden gate bridge involves a little sunshine at 62 degrees and a mix of clouds and sun right now into san jose. also 62. for the afternoon we'll see 70s closer to san jose. 60s from san francisco to oakland as temperatures will stay mild at least through midweek. second half of the week, look at the tempting around san francisco, upper 70s and 80s to near 90 inland as we start the weekend.
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defending olympic champions returned to the top of the podium after beating italy in the final. now, i'm going to be playing the part of the goalie. but first, let's get to know the players. >> i definitely felt part of a strong group of women. it is really cool to have had this experience and be in that kind of environment. >> reporter: goalie ashley johnson, the first african-american woman to make a u.s. olympic women's water polo team and win gold is not only known for her blocked shots, but the student is adjusting to a new normal after being newly minted. >> it is really cool to see how many people watched our games and noticed me being -- just playing the way i played. i'm proud to be a trail blazer. >> you think more girls of color would see that and think maybe i
can do it too? >> as i moved along i realized i could make an impact for other black girls and for their moms looking and seeing me playing. >> why swimming in will you did you even get into it? >> my mom wanted me and my four siblings to do something in the summers. we had a pool in our backyard and she put is in a summer program that also had water polo included. >> reporter: the team made history as the first women's water polo team to win gold at consecutive summer olympics. >> you're constantly pushing, pulling, legging up on people and a lot of grabbing and kicking underwater. >> you have to be able to compete. >> i would say you to have been able to compete day in and day out. >> to be disciplined. >> to be intelligent. >> to be mentally tough. >> why do you love it. >> because we get to play with teammates. >> give me the basics. >> four eight-minute quarters.
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woo-hoo! >> so first of all, our thanks not gold medal women -- winning u.s. women's water polo team and to st. francis college in brooklyn where we filmed. they have a gift for you. they are all watching this morning. this is the first one. show your friends at home. there you go. if you are a little modest, you can wear this on top. >> oh, now that's more my speed! thank you, ladies. i will wear this with pride. >> thank you for letting me do this. this was fun. >> thank you. we're back in a moment, this is "today" on nbc. they prey on our children, spending billions. addicting 17,000 california kids each year. eventually killing one-third of them. now tobacco companies are spending millions to... defeat prop 56.
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the trend is warmer as you approach the weekend. upper 70s around san francisco by saturday and inland temperatures into the 80s to near 90 on saturday. then a little cooler halfway through the weekend. now to see what's happening with your tuesday morning commute, here's mike. >> i like the traffic. for the most part you see scattered incidents. nothing major as we look south of the dunbarton bridge, moving as well through fremont through compression 880. followed by the truck skalsz. we also have the bay bridge toll plaza and backup off the east shore. look, it's looking a little better, sam. there's some hope. back to you. happening right now, a ymca counselor accused of preying on young children is expected to appear in a san francisco courtroom. we'll have a live report for midday newscast speaking with the parents who wanted to get the warning out. you can look for updates in our twitter feed. trending on nbcbayarea.com,
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