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monday mornings. >> looks good. thank you very much, bill. the "today" show is up next. we'll see you for an update in about 25 minutes. massive misstems. big questions swirling around the dallas hospital who released a man who was eventually diagnosed with eboll louisiana how could they ignore all the warning signs. nbc news has an interview with the nephew who said he had to personally call the cdc to give his uncle proper care. is the secret service in charge of protecting the president after a former special agent steps in. in kour the suspect in the disappearance of hannah graham faces a judge in virginia for the first time this morning while authorities confirm he was
investigating for sexual assault not once but twice while he was in college. and fertility mixup. a white mom suing a sperm bank after she was accidentally impregnated using a sperm of a donor. >> you cannot say, oops, i'm sorry, be happy you have a child and walk away from it. >> why she says the mistake has made her daughter the subject of tolerance and ridicule today on thursday, october 2nd, 2014. >> from nbc news, there is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. natalie morales is here as with dylan dwyer. that story on that fertility clinic and that sperm bank getting a lost attention.
children home t. nephew of the patient treated in this hospital behind me for ebola. he says he believes hospital hearn nel here did the wrong thing. he says they put people at risk by not acting fast enough. . >> he's doing it right. highs fighter. he's still fighting. >> reporter: this morning the nephew of thomas duncan is making explosive new allegation, accusing texas health presbyterian dallas of not taking the ebola threat seriously. when duncan walked into the e.r., he told the nurse he had come from liberia. >> that information is not fully indicated. >> reporter: he was sent home with antibiotics. on sunday, an ambulance took him to the same hospital. his nephew says doctors weren't treating duncan like a potential ebola patient. they say they called the centers for disease control himself. >> i called the cdc. some actions, i was concerned for his life and he wasn't
getting the appropriate care and i feared as a people my ooilt might also get affected if he wasn't taken care of. >> reporter: we know he traveled and once he started feeling sick, he came into contact with up to 18 people. >> the only close contact we are aware of of this patient was with his immediate children and his wife and so now we're looking at close friends. >> reporter: on wednesday the school district spoke to parents telling them five students are now being monitored because they may have been in contact with duncan. >> they were in school earlier this week. >> do you know when they started staying home from school? >> today. >> you got to remember. if the children have not shown any symptoms. the only way this transmission happens is when you are showing symptoms. >> reporter: are their classmates safe? >> their classmates are safe. >> i just started crying.
i was like hysterical. >> i just wanted to get to my kid.lso i went and got him and i feel e felt much better when i got him. >> reporter: we reached out to the hospital and to the state health department for comment last fight. i haven't heard anything back just yet. meantime, we are learning a lot more about the travels of this gentleman. we told you he boarded a brussels airlines jet from liberia to the belgian capital. where le had a seven-hour layover and he went on to dulles in washington, d.c. where he had a three-hour layover before finally flying here to dallas t. two u.s. aircraft he flew on we have been told have since gone on to nearly 30 other cities. it's very important to note, though, the cdc says he was not symptomatic on any of those flights, therefore, they think no risk to the flying public. >> kate snow. thanks, very much. the ebola outbreak has killed more than 3300 people in west africa t. majority in liberia
where thomas duncan had traveled from to the u.s. now the team from the cdc has traveled there to take closer look at the screening procedures. nancy snyderman is in mon rovia liber why. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning, tamron. unfortunately we have no end in sight. we are talking about americans now in this part of africa, it is out of control and it's in the belly of the beast. liberia is on edge as it struggles to contine the outbreak t. urgent message on billboards across the capital estimate ebola is real. even a marching band spread the word. as we left the city, crossing from one county to another, all traffic was stopped police ordered people to exit their vehicles an get tear temperatures checked. an elevated temperature can be
an early warning sign for ebola. this is a checkpoint separating one county from another. up here, someone taking people's temperature a. sign obviously saying ebola is real no run with is taking any chances anymore. temperature? thanks, so much. bleach sa common weapon against this virus. hotels and businesses all over monrovia, a diluted bleach solution is the first line of defense between the people and the ebola virus and everybody is obeying the rules. life here has changed. shaking hands is now taboo and flights in and out of liberia have practically come to a standstill. >> eblool needs to be tackled here or it will be on everyone else's doorstep and the texas case shows us this. >> reporter: in the meantime, corpses are pileing up a. man
died in his car while awaiting treatment. too little help is coming too late for too many. as we talk about the virus, a reminder again, you cannot get it casually. you must come into contact with bodily sewage, vomit, diarrhea, blood, the important diarrhea. a lot of patients experience, but a sobering and important reminder today. if it is not contained here, we will see other cases around the globe. matt. >> that's for sure. nancy, thank you very much. dr. emmett soz with us. he's the host of "the dr. oz show." the head of the cdc says there is no doubt in my mind, we will stop it here a. lot of people want to believe those words. when you hear about the missteps at this hospital in dallas, when the patient went in, had the symptoms, told people he traveled from liberia and was sent home with antibiotics. it only takes a few mistakes like that to create a different
problem. >> i think they've crafted a wonderful strategy for how to deal with ebola. the problem is, people have to follow the strategy. if you go to the hospital, you volunteer that you are going to go to west africa. people can't act on it. >> that reminds them how flawed fundamentally we all r. here's the reality. it will get worse before it gets better. >> how much worse will you see? how big a spread will you see in this country. >> the cdc estimated 1.4 million cases. the problem is, take mr. duncan's case, here's a man who abruptly resigns from his job. then he watches his neighbor's daughter seven months pregnant die from ebola. she is turned away. would you leave liberia? >> i would leave liberia. >> people in west africa are going to try to leave anyway they can. i don't blame them for trying to come to this country. >> we know mr. duncan came into contact with five children who went off to school. there is fear of parents who
have children in zheels. i seen reports of parents going to schools, picking their kids up. not symptomatic. taking them right to a hospital to be checked. that's not what we want parent to do, is it? >> we don't want that to happen. to emphasize this, i am very confident we will get our arms around ebola. in west africa, it's a rudimentary care. we have done well with the case tracking techniques to be able to identify contacts and get them what they need. at the very core, it's not about panic. it's about how we stress the system. >> we are entering the flu system. people will be presenting with all kind of symptoms that seem imlar to ebola. how much will that complicate things? >> i have two fears. the flu, unfortunately. it looks like ebola early on. tens of thousands get it. when all these folks come to the hospital win can't keep up. the second fear i have matt
which is the biggest problem i'm hearing behind doors. it can be passed on through air, not the way that nancy described through direct contact with bodily fluids. then it becomes a boast to heart. >> we don't have signs of that hang. >> yes. it's definitely not happened yet. in our lifetime, we have to get ahead of these things. that's why we have to stop them where they start in west africa. >> you can stick around and ask us more questions. send them to us on twitter using the #orange room. a few leader after the sudden resignation of julia pierson. she stepped down wednesday amid a series of major security breaches and mounting calls for a change. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, julia pierson had lost the faith of many lawmakers, rank and file
secret service agents and the president, himself. a man to replace her, joseph clancy, a veteran of the agency a. fresh perspective the president thinks is needed. this morning the secret service has a few leader, 58-year-old joseph clancy. for more than two years, he was seen by president obama's side, heading his security detail. >> i think he wanted to ask someone that he personally had confidence in. >> reporter: clancy replaced embattled director julia pierson, a tumultuous hearing on capitol hill and new revelations that an armed contractor with a criminal history rode an elevator with president obama during a recent trip to atlanta. >> it will be a long-term fix. but it was time for her to go. >> reporter: pierson was appointed if 2013 to reform the agency of a series of lapses. 2009, the reality show couple crashes steak dinner. 2011, it takes four days to
discover a gunman's bullets hit the residents. 2012, several agents lose their jobs after consorting with prostitutes and last year at nelson mandela's memorial service, a fake interpreter with a criminal past stands inches away from the president. many believe the veteran was too engrained. >> i believe there were culture problems and morale problems and i did not believe that she could correct all of those things. >> reporter: for the past three years, clancy headed security at comcast, nbc's parent company. still he has intimate knowledge of the white house, working with every president since bill clinton. >> he is very familiar with the security features at the white house the as a resultnerablys and ethink he will come in and hit the ground running. >> reporter: clancy, who will serve as an interim director is not immune to controversy he was in charge of the security when
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thank you very much. carson is over in the orange and pink room. he is with dr. oz. they're answering your questions about eboll what. >> doctor, ebola has been mentioned 25,000 times on twitter this month alone, people are asking how do they get it. leslie wants to know can you catch it by food prepared? >> you have to touch the person. the further along with illness the more virus particles that come into your skin, burying your dead, most of us don't bury our dead here. >> keep them coming. back to you. >> thank you so much. dr. oz, thank you. coming up, a white woman suing a sperm bank after getting pregnant because that sperm bank used the sperm of a black donor. she will open up about her case. why she says it's not about race. >> what a startling under cover report. why some u.s. servicemen are shopping for wives online.
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we have an accident right now. near old 40 foot road. this is the blue route slowing in both directions especially the northbound side. your northbound drive time, 25 minutes from 95 to 76. 95 and 76 are also slow. chris? right now, police are still looking for four men who broke into a home and held a family at gunpoint in delaware county. this happened just after 10:00 last night on lafayette avenue. police say four men with their faces covered wearing dark clothing burst through a basement door. they held the homeowners and their two sons at gunpoint as they ransacked the house. police aren't sure exactly what those men were looking for. they left without taking anything. we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes. remember, you can always get the latest news and weather at nbc10.com. now we go back to the "today" show.
i'm chris cato. have a great thursday.
>> it's 7:30 on a thursday morning. it is the 2nd day of october, 2014. how beautiful it is in ft. myers this morning. it's pretty nice here in new york where it's my daughter romi's birthday. happy birthday, sweet heart. making headlines today the nephew the first person dying fwhoesd ebola -- diagnosed with ebola, thomas duncan was initially sent home from hospital but returned by ambulance two days later when his symptoms worsened. >> officials say duncan was in contact with up to 18 people,
once he started to feel sick, five students from the dallas area schools are now being monitored at home. so far, no one has shown symptoms. >> and the secret service is under new leadership this morning and the agency will undergo a full review. former special agent clancy has been named acting director following the resignation of embattled julia pierson. >> we were all inspired by joan lunden and the dozens of breast cancer survivors on wednesday, this morning, joan shares the stories of three women and their battles with the disease. remember nick wallenda, he risked life and limb over the grand canyon. he is planning another jaw-dropping event. this time in chicago. he will be here live tomorrow on "today." my heart i can't take that. every time i see it. >> i hate when he runs there, after all that, now you are going to run?
>> it's going to be amazing. >> now, let's begin this half hour with a court case raising eyebrows. an ohio woman is suing a sperm bank for medical malpractice. the reason, she became pregnant with sperm from a plaque donor. nbc katie kerr is here. >> good morning. she says it was a one in one million mixup. now she wants the sperm bank involved to pay umm. she gave birth to her daughter peyton two years ago. >> we love her more to this day. she made us the people we are. i'd never trade her. >> reporter: despite that love. she is suing the mid-west sperm bank for medical malpractice. she says she thought she was being insell nated with a white man's sperm, so the baby would
look like her partner. we chose a blond haired blue ied person. >> reporter: after he was inseminated. she found out she was mistakenly insell natd because a worker mistakenly read donor number 330 instead of 380. >> it wasn't as though she was calling in september, 2011 ordering a pizza. she was calling ordering donor sperm. >> can you not just say, oops, i'm sorry. be happy about a child and walk away from it. >> reporter: she is suing, in part, she says, so she and her partner can move to a larger and more diverse community. >> we just want her to have the ability to see different cultures and possibly feel welcomed. >> reporter: in the lawsuit, she says that living in uniontown, ohio, even getting a haircut for peyton is difficult. according to lawsuit, she says she must travel to a plaque
neighborhood far from where she lives where she is obviously different in appearance and not overtly welcome. but she insists the suit is not about race. >> i don't find any problems with that for raising this child as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: nbc news reached out to the mid-west sperm bank, but they declined to comment. their lawyer hanging up on us. she and her partner provided these pictures to nbc news and say they're not worried about what their daughter will think of the lawsuit when she grows up. >> and she will understand that it wasn't about we didn't want you. we wanted a white baby. that's not what it was about. >> she says while her family is loving, they don't understand her lifestyle as a lesbian. she is worried how they will unconsciously treat her daughter which is why she wants to most. she is suing in excess of $50,000. karen. >> all right. thank you. >> there are many layers here.
i am surprised they write down the information. it's not in a computer and database. you are trusting handwritten notes on who the donor is. >> not to get into legalitys here, if there are people in that community making her and her daughter feeling anything less than welcome. shame on them. let's get a check of the weather now from dylan in for al. >> reporter: we are looking at heat in parts of the southwest. we have a dip in the jet stream bringing cool air to the northern plains. on the flipside of that is this ridge in the jet stream that is bringing in exceptionally warm temperatures again to california. we have heat advisories in effect near san francisco and san diego for those rising temperatures that, offshore wind. it will make temperatures get as high as about five to 15 degrees above average. in san francisco about 85 degrees. you go inland just a bit. we should top out in the mid-90s. that's today. then tomorrow, we will see temperatures just as warm. they're actually going to top out in the 10 to 1515 degree rage again above average.
san jose 97 degrees. this is going to last until saturday and sunday and along with these hot temperatures, we are looking at that increased good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. starting off with clouds but breaks of sunshine will allow temperatures to climb into the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow, a cooler start. 58 in the morning, then 74 in the afternoon. but during the afternoon and evening hours, that's when we'll see clouds return. that will lead to rain saturday morning and into saturday afternoon. clearing out late in the day and then bringing down the temperatures with a healthy breeze into sunday. sunny skies monday, 71. then showers return tuesday into wednesday. have a great day. . >> and that's your latest forecast. >> okay. thank you. fake marriages for government money. rossen reports goes undercover to find out why u.s. soldiers are shopping fors online. >> do you enjoy a roller coaster
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our hidden cameras are rolling to show you how it all goes down. it's an open eysecret at militay bases, soldiers looking for contracts for maernls, look on craigs list, you will find many ads, many blatant they put contract marriage in the subject line. not trying to hide it. >> these guys are criminal. they're stealing money from the united states of america. >> reporter: colonel jack jacobs is a medal of honor recipient. he says these soldiers aren't looking for love, they want a marriage certificate. it pays off, married soldiers can make tens of thousands of dollars more than single soldiers. >> it's a business proposition as far as he's concerned. he'll get a substantial amount of money. he'll give her a portion of that and she'll get free medical care. from his tax standpoint it's great. >> from a taxpayer's point of
view? >> a terrible view. this is money out of the pocket of taxpayers, money supposed to be in the defense of the public. >> reporter: how does it who? my producer responded to this craigs list ad. contract marriage right in the subject line. this soldier is looking for a bride seeking little or no money in return and a free place to live. this is the soldier who posted it. he's in the army based at ft. stewart. gi ovanna got hired up with hidden cameras and set up a meeting. >> hi, flies to meet you. >> right off the bat. he gets down to business. >> it's an actual contract. >> so you are getting more money for doing this? >> almost 10 grand for being married. >> reporter: forget about dating, this guy wants to get married asap.
>> so you would want to do it like next week. >> i'd do it today. i want to get this done. >> what does the fake wife get? >> you get more health care. how much would you want every month? $200 bucks, would that work for you we'll see how it involves. >> so this is a full business relationship, right? >> you can do whatever you want. like i'm not even here. >> reporter: after making his pitch. he gets up to leave. >> thanks, nice to meet you. >> reporter: i'm waiting outside. >> jeff rossen nbc news this young woman is working with us. you offered her money to marry you. why? >> to support my son. >> reporter: a lot of people have children they want to support. >> that is noble. but there is against the law t. military frowns on this you are defrauding taxpayers, are you?
>> is it? >> reporter: you are faking a marriage to make more money. how common is that in the military? >> it happens a lot. >> reporter: you saw a lot of ads online. >> yeah, that's how i got the idea. >> reporter: because a lot of other guys are doing it, your fellow soldiers? >> reporter: in a statement, the army told us fraudulent marriages are inconsistent with the army values and ethics. soldiers doing it could face administrative and punitive actions. >> reporter: there may be people saying, they're serving our country. what's the big deal? >> it's a big deal. they are taking money out of others that come by it honestly. >> reporter: they say they take allegation like this seriously. it isn't their job to physical out if a marriage is valid or not. yes. the army, if and how they are investigating these sham marriage, remember the ads are blatant. they said i cannot discuss how
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good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. let's see how the rest of the morning is shaping up with your forecast. meteorologist bill henley has that. still some clouds out there? >> yeah, but they're starting to break. some areas getting more than areas. you can see a little bit of blue sky over the comcast center in center city. that's a life vive view. meantime, temperatures are holding pretty steady. here in philadelphia, at 63 degrees. but some areas in the 50s right now. with breaks of sunshine. looking towards the city, we will see the numbers climb. near 70 at noon. low 70s this afternoon. let's see if there are any delays to be aware of. jillian mele has a check of traffic. >> good morning. we have delays and accidents. we're actually following an accident involving a school bus right now.
schuylkill avenue. no children injured as a result. between bradford avenue and creek road. and 95 still slow moving on the southbound side. police say they have a man in custody for the shooting of a 17-year-old girl. it happened late last night on cottage street in philadelphia. the girl was shot in the arm. she's in good condition. officers arrested the suspect shortly after the shooting. no word on a motive. police are looking for a man who robbed this pizza shop. it happened after 1:00 this morning at pizza city on frankfurt avenue in mayfair. police say the robber walked in, pulled out a gun, demanded money. he got away with $1,000. no one was hurt. i'm chris cato. we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes. and remember, you can always get the latest news and weather at nbc10.com. now we go back to the "today" show. have a great thursday.
it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, lessons learned. >> i tell every woman that's in this journey, you are just not a survivor. are you a conqueror. >> special correspondent joan lunden introduces us to breast cancer survivors and what they have learned in their lives. plus, "truly brave." cyndi lauper, one of the women behind hoda's shine light campaign stops by studio 1a about the overwhelming reaction to that powerful song [ music playing ] and rolling with the diva. the queen of soul, arethat franklin takes on adele's
"rolling in the deep." our big announcement surrounding today, thursday, october 2nd, 201 2014. >> mother/daughter on "today." >> 50 years, halfway to the mustard jar. >> six girls in the city celebrating 60! >> whew! [ music playing ] >> just married. >> 36 years together. >> we're wild about "today." [ music playing ] >> it's 8:00 on a thursday morning, the 2nd day of october, 2014. and all these people in the plaza are getting ready to rock out to tam ron's throwback thursday song, which is from whitney houston. >> are you ready?
[ music playing ] >> here we go. >> i want to dance with somebody. >> come on, matt. >> speaking of music. how about tomorrow, we got the queen of soul arethra franklin. >> carson was saying arethra franklin did the cut of -- >> you can hear it. unbelievable. she is so good. she is so good. >> i'm matt lauer, along with tamron hall, carson daly and dylan dwyer because al is on his way back from afghanistan. >> he joined us along with jay letterman. last night they put on a full show to bring a little joy to our troops.
al's shine a light campaign. he'll join us when he gets back. >> it will be fun to watch. >> let's go pence, natalie has all the top stories. >> a man with the ebola virus had contact with dozens of people in the u.s. kate snow is in dallas. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie, this is new information we are learning now from the county health and human services director who says they have now identified some 80 people who came into some form of contact with either the patient here or his immediate family. so these are people who weren't necessarily wage in very close intimate contact with the patient but somehow were involved in his life. it's unclear if duncan was symptomatic when those people came into contact and remember ebola can only spread via bodily fluid and personal contact. out of an abundance of caution,
we have learned the state has decided to award four of his family mens to stay at home, stay indoors the health department say they've had some challenges with family members not following their instruction. they are ordered four people to stay at home. five children somehow connected with this man, who had contact with this man have been told to stay home from school. the school district here is telling parents that it is facing suspension to schools. the parents are concerned and are keeping their children home. >> i believe so. kate snow in dallas. thank you. officials are investigating the death of a high school football player who suffered a head injury during a game wednesday night. he collapsed after colliding with an opponent and died following surgery t. junior was a standout junior athlete at his long island school. grief counsellors will be available at the school today. britain's prince william is taking action to protect the
privacy of his son prince george. keir simmons is live with more. good morning. >> reporter: we have been told photographers have tried to take pictures of prince george and his nannys. it comes after the scandal of the revealing pictures of kate from a distance two years ago t. statement says the duke and duchess have taken legal steps to offer individuals harassing both prince george and his nanny. there is reason to suspect the couple says, the individual may be placing prince george under under surveillance and monitoring his daily routines. they understand that george will have a public role. they are they say like any other parents. no parent would tolerate a person pursuing and harassing their child. they are going about daily activities. the couple say we are hearing, the photographers are argueing they didn't get close to george or the nannys. so this looks like it will be
another fight between some parts of the media and prince william over what's appropriate in terms of his son. >> thank you, keir. it is 806. >> he's here. just in human form. you made this, yourself? >> i did. >> you make a difference. >> i make a lot of celebrity dolls. >> love him. al roker this morning. we are looking at nasty weather in parts of the mid-west. look at st. louis. we have a heavy rain moving through in another couple hours. we are going to see the potential of strong storms today with hail and damaging wind gusts and also flash flooding is possible. especially across central. missouri today. we could end with two-to-three inches of
good morning i'm bill henley. starting off with clouds and breaks of sunshine will allow temperatures to climb into the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow a cooler start, 58 in the morning and sunny in the afternoon. in the afternoon and evening hours we will see clouds return and that will lead to rain saturday morning and saturday afternoon. clearing out late in the day and bringing down the temperatures with a healthy breeze into sunday. sunny skies on monday. showers return tuesday into wednesday. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you very much. coming up on trending. have you ever passed out on fright? a lot of young guys did not. >> wait until you see this reaction. joan lunden is here with the emotional lessons learned from three women battling breast cancer. >> and a special steals and deals all coming up. >> and a special steals and deals all coming up. ♪ may your lights, always be green.
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philadelphia® cream cheese. made with no preservatives. rich, creamy, and delicious. only philadelphia®. [ music playing ] >> all right. it's time for what's trending today. you can start with the subject that might surprise a lot of people. from the white house to your house, how many of you actually lock your door, your front door at night? >> i go forget sometimes. >> what's your address? >> obviously, it was a bad idea the white house when they left it opened a couple weeks ago, this video dramatically illustrates that. it turns out, some americans follow the same policy. 7% of people say they don't lock their door in their house when they leave. this according to a poll from huffington post. nearly a quarter said they don't
lock up when they're pence at night. just peace of mind. what's for people that don't turn it on. >> very true. if you can't help, a great solution may be music for your ears. officials in new mexico have a singing row, the technology uses rumble strips to create music and you only hear it. if you obey the speed limit. see if you are recognize this tune. [ music playing [ music playing ] >> what is it? >> that is grace on thee. >> beautiful. very good. technology will keep sleepy drivers from following asleep at the wheel. >> it sound like alvin and the
chip monks if you are speeding. do you want to be driving on that rumble strip? >> fluff of that. raise your hands if you love amusement park rides. if it makes you yeezy, your heart will go out for this one. he passes out not once, not twice, but three times. oh my gosh. brace yourself as you watch this video. >> aaah! and he does and he's back. >> are you guys all right? >> how are they friends? qwizzy stomach. >> i feel good we ended the audio without the editing. there are words in there.
. >> we are back with more of our pink power week to raise awareness for breast cancer. women that face the disease kind of become a part of the sisterhood, one survivor, cheryl ashtonson who flew halfway around the world to be here. >> and i spent 24 hours traveling from malaysia to tokyo and from there newark and here just to be a part of this fabulous occasion. >> pink power! >> it's a pink powerful moment. there is so much life.
kathy, joan lunden, hoda. it was great! >> i'm just glad to be a part. i call myself the fighting sister. >> five years ago today i was having my second surgery. it's not who you are. it's just your hair. its just a blessing. i'm just glad to be here. >> pink power. >> joan lunden is our special correspondent for pink power week. good to see you. i thought it was amazing so many women had this desire and urge to be a part of that group on the plaza. >> i think there is a healing component to sharing your story and feeling the strength of other people who are going through it and then as everyone else who is watching this, you know that are wishing them well. there is a healing for that. >> i loved the women out there. they have traveled down the road that you are now traveling on. did you hear people off advice
of any kind? >> i love hearing every one of them that said i'm a survivor. that gives me the hope that you, too, can be a survivor. the morning we will bring you powerful voices of three women, one currently battling stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. we ask them to share their fears, their advice if their own words. >> i was scared. i thought i was going to die. it really hit home that i was 32 and my mom died from breast cancer at 34. >> i bought the the results in and she said i'm sorry, it's lit up in several other yeah, your lung, your spleen, your chest walls. she confirmed i had stage 4 metastatic breast cancer and i was devastated and i felt like i was going to vomit. like i had been punched in the
gut. >> i think reality really set in once i arrived at my doctor's office that afternoon and, you know, she just hucked me and is she realizes this is real. i really have breast cancer. >> we were shocked and devastated and i was so young. i was a new mom. my whole world was consumed with the baby and being mom. >> i can remember a time within i was lying on my bed and i started to think of being home with my mom because i couldn't take it anymore. because everything had a side effect. the cheem morrow had a side effect. the med kin for the chemo had a side effect. >> i couldn't get out of the
bed. my mother you know would come in and check on me. i could i didn't want to exist at that moment. you know, because i just couldn't figure out why me? but then that voice said, why not you? you have a story to tell. you can help others. >> i told every woman that's going through this journey, you are not just a survivor. you are a conquerer. it's a mindset. you got to have that mindset to get through this journey. >> it's hard to take. no matter what. stay positive. be healthy. exercise, prey. meditate. basically believe, believe in yourself and know that you will be able to be here. >> you have to push. if you know something isn't right with your body, you have to push for what you notice is best and whether that, if that makes you sound crazy in some doctor's minds, so what. it's your life. >> there may not be a cure for
cancer, but you can do it. there is not a cure for the common cold either. that's how i look at i. you know. >> there is confusion because they don't understand why they're going through this journey the same way i felt. so what i try to do is to listen and to share with them, you know, my story and let them know i'm here for you. >> i try to remember all the things people have done for me. when i have the energy if i'm able to pay it forward to another person who may want to see those things. >> greated a voice, powerful words. we will have stories on today.com. we need so much more especially for metastatic cancer. >> you heard women that said
don't forget us. >> metastatic means the cancer spread to another part of your body. everyone that has cancer stands the chance of that happening to them. >> the fact that you have been sharing this, it's amazing, you will be back tomorrow to talk to more people online. joan, thank you so much. let's go up to tamron. >> thank you. now to a special pink power edition of steel steals and deals. good morning. >> your mother is a breast cancer survivor, 20 years. >> nearly 20 years. >> you have great shopping. >> each company will do nate a portion to breast cancer relief. >> there is a paula bianco. >> there are two different deals. the infinity scarf, a knit circle scarf. is this is a soft and cozy blend. as it gets colder, they retail
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good morning. we started out cloudy with the sun starting to peek out. >> that didn't take long, did it after cloudy skiesover night we're seeing a good deal of sunshine like a spotlight. the temperatures are not moving much yet, but stand by we'll see a quick warm up and÷u wind up the 70s this afternoon with clouds and sunshine. 73 degrees later today. >> before you hit the road let's get a check of traffic with jillian mele. we apologize for the audio
problem there. we'll move on to news stories we're following. right now police are looking for men with guns. four men burst into a home and terrorized a fam. it was on lafayette avenue in collingdale. they say the men pushed the husband and wife to the floor. the couple and their two adult sons were held at gunpoint while the home was ransacked. we'll continue to follow that story and another update will be coming your way in about 25 minutes. you can get more news and weather from our website, long on no nbc10.com for more. now let's go back to "the today show" have a great day.
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year. >> 2014. >> we're out here on the plaza with nice people gathered this morning and. >> coming up, we will talk to cyndi lauper about the remarkable success of "truly brave." hoda's shine a light effort. >> all right. speaking of music, susan boil is here for a special live performs as she gets ready for her first ever u.s. tour. >> cool bad judge kate walsh. you can chat with her now. she is taking over our twitter feed. how about a check of the weather?
dylan is here obviously for al. what's it looking like? >> in other parts of the country. it's pretty nice. in california, especially, another hot one blazing. it's bright and red from the mid-west to the plains, including eastern texas. these storms produce very large hail and damaging wind gusts. tomorrow it pushes east. it looks very . good morning i'm bill henley. starting out with clouds and breaks of sunshine will allow temperatures to climb into the 07s this afternoon. 58 in the morning, 74 in the afternoon. in the afternoon and evening hours we will see clouds return and that will lead to rain saturday morning and into saturday afternoon. clearing out late in the day and
bringing down the temperatures with a healthy breeze into sunday. showers return tuesday into wednesday. have a great day. window. >> and that's your latest forecast. tam-on- [ music playing ] >> there we go. thank you, dylan. now to more on what our shine a light year has been like the campaign is focusing on the organization as hoda really hit it out of the park with her project. she's here with us. >> we do a little like this. oh, i want to e'you. >> we want to bring your attention to pediatric cancer launched one week ago, thanks, to sarah bareilles and cyndi lauper. i am so grateful and the outpouring of love it received [ music playing ] >> my dream was to combine cyndi
lauper's "true colors" and sarah bareilles' "brave," this summer they teamed up to hammer out the music and blend these two songs they both warned me, it may not work. but it did. perfectly. their song "truly brave" along with the amazing stars of the music video, cancer patients from the children's hospital of philadelphia is still receiving acclaim [ music playing ] ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you be brav [ music playing ] don't be afraid ♪
all right. right when that video premiered, it has been seen by 886,000 people. we raised $323 million, especially earmarked for cancer research. look who is here. one of the women who made it all possible. cyndi lauper. good morning to you. >> yes. >> cease in sing a more. >> how does this feel? have you processed what you have created and done? >> you know, we were lucky that it worked. i didn't know it was going to work. she didn't know it was going to work. you know, we had to change a few course of the song and see, i guess i thought it would work when i was on the elliptical machine on tour, i was sing. >> brave.
>> yeah. and i thought every song needs to develop from you were looking at the kids, you said, look at those kids, you know, that's really the whole point of the thing i wondered what they would cook up. those kids, be i the way, they know the words there is a woman in a solo shot. did you think it would raise the money? >> you would hope. look at those kids, how could you say no to those kids? you see those two little kids. they were all sick. you know, it's hard enough to have grown up when you have cancer, but those little kids. >> the point of going through your experience as an adult. you could not imagine. but you had a lot of response, all kind of things, what was something off the top of your head that stuck with you? >> the one thing that stuck with me, this is interesting, the one little girl, sophia, she was
here in the studio, she had a shiny penny, she scooped up that penny and came to me and opened up her little hand and will you keep this penny forever? and i took it out of her hand and i'll never forgive, it's like moments like. oh, that kills me. >> there is a school by the way, one of the young girls cassidy, her school is having a whole assembly where the kids will sing that song. they will hold up a sign. little kids are emptying their bank accounts, their piggy banks. one of the producers here, here daughter said my kid want to give their tooth fairy money, all of the because of that song. >> what are the tooth fairys doing? shake them. >> we will tell the tooth fairy to go to. you are mixing up over here. >> you should tell people most of the money raised is from regular people.
$10, $20. if you just contribute $12k50i7b9d none mussily. >> crowdrise.com/hoda. few want to write a check. you can write a check. all the info is on that page. so please go to the page, congratulations. >> together we can do it. >> we have done it and it is going to continue. >> thank you so much. >> we'll be right back after this. this is "today" often
inappropriate comments from the bench. take a look. >> does the accused pose an undue risk of -- >> all right. counsellor, a word. >> you know this is a slight risk, not an you a diction for "a few good men." >> sorry my questioning doesn't approach your hangover. these pants are fitted. >> you might want to have kids some day. >> my eyes are up here. >> kate walsh. good morning. nice to see you. >> good to see you. >> i want to be her. she says what most of us are afraid to do. >> i will steal that now. that's the new promo line. i will be tweeting it, hashtaging it, am per sanding and spanking it and putting it to bed. yeah. >> okay. i love the spanking part. she's great at her job. she's miserable at home. she does drag herself with a hangover to get into work. >> that's true.
>> why do you like this young lady. >> i leak that she's out of order and has a basically a 17-year-old boy pence her and wants to party. she gives it all. leaves it at the office. she truly cares about her job. she is good at it. >> did you like the opportunity to get back into samberg? >> yeah. >> you have been doing dramas lately. was it fun to get back to samberg? >> yeah. i started out in chicago. i always did straight theater and samberg. i met adam mckay and will ferrell. adam and i were with "snl." >> they are your co-producers. i met ferrell after a movie right here on the couch. he won't come back. >> he won't come back. >> he deserves it. >> how involved is le in this project? >> they're very involved. adam in particular, they're on and give totes and, adam is for
me it's been fun because their whole mentality is the funniest wins. that's what we want. we want to make a show that makes people laugh out loud. to try to do that every week is fun and challenging and awesome. >> you will get people to watch it. your parents are chipping in. put the picture up there. out in front of their house. >> i know, my mom. >> grass roots. >> then they did it over the garage, too. it's so sweet. my brother is, the women will help and put a time and a day. it's okay. >> that will be cool. >> let me tell people they can catch the series premier tonight 9:00/8:00 central time. >> thank you. nice to see you. coming up next, susan boyle live.
zblrnlgs that voice is unmistaen takable. susan boyle stunned the world in 2009 on "britain's got talent." five years later she sold 22 million albums around the world. it is about to grow with the release of her brand-new album called "hope." susan is heading out for her first ever u.s. tour. nice to see you. good morning. >> good morning. it's nice to see you too, matt. >> the music is supposed to be inspirational. it's supposed to provide hope. are these songs that have helped you through tough times? >> i wouldn't say tough times. they will help other people through tough times as well. which is why it's inspirational. >> you j john lennon, simon and gar funkle "bridge over troubles
waters" do you have a favorite? >> too many people to mention. >> what are you going to sing for us right now? >> "you raise me up." >> ladies and gentlemen, susan boil [ music playing ] ♪ when i am down and ♪ oh my soul societies so wary ♪ when troubles come and my heart burdened be ♪ then, i am still and wait here in the silence ♪ until you come and sit awhile with me ♪ you raise me up ♪ so i can stand alone
♪ you raise me up ♪ to walk on stormy seas ♪ i am strong ♪ when i am on your shoulders ♪ you raise me up ♪ so more than i can be ♪ you raise me up ♪ so i can stand on mountains ♪ i can stand on mountains ♪ you raise me up ♪ to walk on stormy seas ♪ walk on stormy seas ♪ i am strong ♪ when i am on your shoulders ♪ you raise me up ♪ to more than i can be ♪ you raise me up
"mullaney. good to sue you. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm fantastic. you try to go to the doctor's office to get xanax for anxiety. you end up getting a prostate exam. >> that was where i went to get xanax and end up getting a prostate exam. >> how does that happen? >> you grow up not asking for what you want to be honest. i wanted to have a safe reason. i fixed if i had asked for xanax, they'd say no way. i first said i had frequent urinations which i thought was the ordinary reason. i urinate a lot. so do i. what else do you need? he said you might have a problem with your prostate. a half hour later i was a very different person. >> you are sharing these things in your show. >> yeah. >> is there a line that separates, you know, john on the show and the john i'm speaking to right now?
sore it all on the table? >> well the john you are speaking to now is married and just over 30 and the john on the show is single and just under 30. >> is that the only difference? >> you know, he's a lot more exhausted. >> your new life said there is a line, even though your character is single, there is a line you cannot cross before you tied the knot with her? >> no, i've always talked about my wife anna in stand-up. she's always been good with it. i always try to run jokes by her before she hears them on teenage. >> oh, are you so beautiful. where did you get married? >> in woodstock, new york in the catskills. >> so some of your friends from "snl," will we see them on your new show? >> yes, a big friend is marty short on the show. >> awesome. >> martin short in our cast. >> you are carrying your family right along with you?
>> i will exploit everyone i have ever worked with. this is a new tv show. >> you got to do what you got to do. if they're real friends, they'll come. >> they're right across the street. >> congratulations on the show, the wedding. by the way the premier is sunday night on fox. matt. >> all right, tamron, thank you very much. let get birthday wishes from our dear friend willard scott. >> new york, that's the place to be new yorkers, you'd love it down here. rainel alson of houston, texas a. lovely lady. still sells cosmetics. take a look at gladys wood from mansfield, pennsylvania. she is 103-years-old today. her heart is as big as a whale she takes care of six
grandchildren. ollie jones, youngstown, ohio. moem home of the water brothers. 100-years-old today. nothing but the best. here is john c. kelly. he is from lansdale, pennsylvania. he loves boating and fishing. new york, you are beautiful. i'd love to be with you, not today, i'm in beautiful connecticut this morning. it is absolutely gore just now back to new york. >> thank you so much. joining us on the couch is kristen. you will spend time with folks in the next hour? >> a new show debuting tonight. a to z. great reviews. >> do you read reviews? >> i don't read reviews. >> ever? really? >> we can read you the set. are you the jynx-type thing? >> i think i just like to focus
on my job. yoevenlt becau i don't know, few read the good ones, you have to read them just as much as the bad ones. >> that's good. >> that's fun. have a good time with these folks. what else do have you coming up? >> how do you feel about disciplineing other good morning, everyone. let's get to the first alert forecast on this thursday morning from bill henley. >> we're seeing bright sunshine at the shore, but still clouds blowing through the rest of the area. in the meantime, cape may enjoying sunny skies on the beach. the temperatures will be
climbing into the 70s for now. for now we're at 66 degrees in philadelphia. it is a nice warm up compared to where we were just an hour another. still 50s for the redding area. police have a man in custody after a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed. the teen was hit in the arm and is now in stable condition. officers arrested the suspect a short time after the shooting. no word yet on a motive. police are looking for a man that robbed a philadelphia pizza shop that happened early this morning at pizza city. the robber walked in, took out a gun, and demanded money. he got away with $1,000. no one was hurt. happening today, a rally and a public hearing to address hate crimes and the rights of the
lbgt communicate in philadelphia. they're in response to the beating of two gay men in center city. the focus will be hate crimes in the area. we'll have another update coming your way in 25 minutes. of course you can always get the latest news and weather on our website nbc10.com. now back to "the today show." have a great day.
. >> from nbc news, this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" october 2nd, 2014. i'm willie geist along with natalie morales and tamron hall. al is making his way back from afghanistan. the uso show was incredible. >> he did a great job on all accounts. we will see the full show tuesday. it will be amazing. meanwhile, we've had another accident involving willie's finger. >> no one wants to hear about the finger anymore. >> not that finger.
willie's stitches popped out. >> two stitches. >> you are minimizing it. i got boys at home. so you are bleeding. >> no big deal. >> apparently using it too. you aren't supposed to type, bend, lift things. >> trying to open another bottle of bourbon. like. i'm fine. >> okay. we'll see. when does this all stop cooking up all this. >> time on monday. >> he is getting the sympathy at home. >> i know. >> meanwhile, holy cow, this ebola story is getting crazier the first man in the united states thomas duncan, we know the route he track to the u.s., he traveled from liberia to brussels. where he had an 11-hour layover.
from brussels to d.c., he had another three-hour layover. then on to dallas. >> levs not symptomatic on those flights, so not contagious according to cdc and health officials. >> le arrived september 20th and was in the hospital september 28th. his nephew accused texas presbyterian hospital in dallas of not taking the ebola threat seriously. >> he is doing all right. she a fighter. he is still fighting it. he wasn't getting appropriate care and i was fear, i feared that other people might you know also get infected if he wasn't taken care of. >> remember duncan was sent home. the nephew called the cdc and said you got to do something. >> they turned him away.
>> they told they could neither confirm or deny and 80 people came into contact with duncan, not all had close physical contact. they also don't foe the time frame. >> and this is significantly from the dozen to 18, officially the cdc dr. tom frieden say yesterday so it's significant. they are gathering information. >> and the numbers of people that come in contact with children. notices went out to five students that may have had close contact with him. >> we reached out to the hospital and state health department last night. we haven't heard back yet. it adds intrigue when you hear the nephew saying i knew how serious it was and the hospital didn't take it so serious. >> mistakes happened because
apparently the family communicated to nurses at the hospital that he had been in liberia. we know how this man apparently got was infecting people. he was acting as a good samaritan and helping a neighbor's pregnant daughter go to the hospital. when she died he came in contact with the deadly virus and he flew here to the united states, not exhibiting signs and symptoms at that time. so it's a frightening story. i think as we had dr. emmett oz on earlier, what is so scary for all of sus that this is all happening during cold and flu season you know those early symptoms are fevers and some of the usual symptoms of the flu. >> the cdc works with the government. you don't necessarily think 80. you have to look at all those
people. >> another story, this one, i can't believe we are talking about clooney's wedding. not the wedding, what would you do for love? what would you give up? would you give up anything for love? >> i had to give anything up for love, i wouldn't be loving. >> hold on. i'm thinking through. okay. >> no, this is a good one. there is i think important. it's interesting, "people" something's indicating that amal gave a memorable speech saying amal quit smoking cold turkey for george clooney. you might say that's not a big sacrifice, clooney or cigarettes? it's a joke. but ever since apal met george, she has been on time. >> that caught my act. i am always on time for work. i am late for everything else. she is an attorney. so she gave up cigs and is on
time for george clooney. i still say win-win for amal. did you give up anything? >> i would say i probably dialed back my social life a little bit. >> you got to do that. >> keeping hours none consistent. >> that's not giving up. that's playing smart you wouldn't be happily married. before the kids, you can't be out all night. >> my wife had to give up things, too. >> i know. >> here's my question with amal. now you locked down clooney, will you go back to smoking again. >>. >> show your true colors. >> listen, i'm trying to get there. >> the smoking thing is a great thing, obviously, for her health. >> right. >> she's in a high stress job. many reasons she gave it up. the time thing. i don't know how she holds on to that. that is going to be tough. but it's george clooney, come
on, to look that good. george clooney takes longer than ten minutes to get that hair in place. >> you show up when clooney shows up. >> you are never late with george clooney. >> for love? >> take notice future boyfriend. she is not giving up anything. >> willie. >> listen, i would give up things, i have, i'm sure. i can't think of any right now. if i smoked, i would have given that up. >> for love. >> if somebody asked me to give up wine. forget that. good-bye. >> okay. here's a question. this is a really good question. is it okay to discipline someone else's kids? now i know we sometimes struggle with this when you are taking care of other children's kids, she was traveling on a seven-hour flight. she was seated near a two-year-old to apparently through a seven-hour long temper
tantrum. we are talking about running up and down the aisles. the woman wrote a blog post about the situation. she said the child's parents allowed the girl to run wild the child was punching apparently other passengers, screaming uncontrollably. she and other passengers didn't intervene. the flight attendant pushed the child to the side and push the cart up and down the aisle. so they didn't get involved in it. so what do you do in that situation? do you speak up? you are on that flight for seven hours. this is a child who is running up and down the yachlt i think you have to speak up. you have to talk to the flight attendant. >> i think you let them handle it. >> i certainly would never touch another kid. excuse me, ma'am, your kid is running all over the place. absolutely, out of politely and respect for the plane full of
people. >> i don't know if i have and i think i'm pretty fearless. i don't know if i'd have the courage to turn to someone and say, your kid is running around, i don't know if i can. >> i had people on a flight once going to, coming from oral. so, of course, disney world, a school of kids quitting, my family. my time was be my son was being an angel. he was talking, in his normal high pitched 13-year-old little voice at the time. the lady in front of us was reading a book, i can tell, she kept looking back, like his voice was annoying her. she finally looks back, can you please get your child to be quiet? >> she said that to me. >> that's when as a parent. i went off on this woman. first of all, you are on there flight come track disney world with a flight full of families and kids, what are you thinking? if you want a quiet flight,
first of all, buy yourself nice sound control head phones and don't get on a flight with families and kids. >> we have all different holidays. i had a kid kick the back of my seat. was it annoy something. >> you can say something? >> no, i didn't. sometimes mom or dad doesn't know what's happening. >> i do think that there are a few things i cannot just bear down and say it's the kid. the kid is on the plane. i don't know what that kid has done all day long. no kidding that's different t. flight attendant should have done something. >> i can bear down and take it. >> i continue. i'm not ready for it. >> i think you give the parents an annoying look.
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good morning i'm bill henley. starting off with clouds but breaks of sunshine will allow temperatures to climb into the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow a cooler start. 58 in the morning, 74 for the high. clouds will lead to rain saturday morning and into saturday afternoon. clearing out late in the day and bringing down the temperatures with a healthy breeze into sunday. showers return tuesday into wednesday. . >> and that's your latest forecast. back on over to you guys. >> thanks, tamron. it was cool last night. women and success in the city. >> this might be one of my top ten lists of fun events ever. a packed room of women hosted by real simple and "time" magazine simple editor, the moderator, my panelists were linda mcmann, wwe, kristen anderson lopez.
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>> so i love the way this describes the opening nair racing, three days, one hour, this television program is a comprehensive account of the relationship. we kind of know where this is going. >> i remember within i got it. i would tell everyone, it's this show about this couple that you know is going to break up. the show's creator said, oh, they could get married. which never crossed my mind. >> maybe they ended up together. >> and that three year's time is long enough for a baby. >> okay. >> i kind of figured it out. >> it's not chronologically sho shot. >> it's critical to go back and forth in time. they almost met each other. >> they wouldn't tell us
anything. that's exciting. >> that's a great way to do a project. >> i love samberg. it fits right in. >> were you a funny kid? >> i was a funny looking kid. i will show you some pictures. oh my gosh. >> you can send them to us. >> is that how you developed your humor, you thought you were funny looking? >> there was no quote/unquote how i looked. i will give you my phone and show you. i will show you. i looked like a cecilian peter pan. i was a mess. >> tell us about "how i met your mother." you were the mother. the final episode, especially the last episodes, a lot of fans, like me. i loved it. people were disappointed. >> it was polarizing. i think we knew that going in. that's also what's so incredible
about that fan base that show, people reacted the way they did because they were so invested in it. both ways. people loved it. didn't loved it. >> uconn firmed, there was also shots. >> i told you i fell in love with you as an actor. you won a tony, a grammy. >> thank you. >> you played instruments. which instrument do you play? the piano? >> yes. >> wow, do you platy ukulele? >> yes. >> clarinet? >> we want to prove it. >> did you learn that -- where do you learn to play the ukulele. >> back teenage, the guys showed me. we had so much time there. it's such an easy instrument. >> thank you. congratulations on all "a to z" premiers tonight here on nbc. >> thank you. good to see you.
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good morning, everyone. let's get a check of your weather with bill henley. >> we have clouds and we'll get breaks of sunshine, but right now it's a mostly cloudy view. clouds on the satellite are blowing in from the northeast, we'll be in and out of them all day. temperatures are climbing and it is 63 in wilmington. it is 61 currently in wildwood. breaks of sunshine with northerly winds at 15 miles per hour. this morning police continue their hunt for four men with
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. >> welcome back to "today" on this throwback morning. i'm willie with natalie and tamron. we will see some coming up next week. we are listening to -- >> for a reason. >> throwback thursday. ka ruseing the internet on our ipad. guess who posted this song? >> britney spears it would have to be. >> britney spears. >> happy sweet 16 she said to baby one more time. where did the time go. thanks, to my fans, this is my
first single. can you believe. remember all the hubbub because the video,selves dressed like a school girl. >> yeah. >> people thought it was too sexy. this is the funny thing. this was provocative 16 years ago him then we did anaconda. trust me, i remember watching this before social media, all the outrage and hearing things, britney spears might ruin the world. she went on to become hugely successful. she has gone through her ups and downs, a mom now of two beautiful sons. she does a great job in vegas. 16 years ago. >> changed the way we thought about uniforms forever. >> halloween is around the corner. there is an option for you. >> for 93? >> he does that quite a bit. would you be willing?
>> you got to think of that. which woman would you like to portray? >> cher. >> that was a quick answer. >> i love clear. >> can you do that? >> i know what will happen. >> they never give you what you ask for i love that you had cher off the top of the head. everybody loves cher. >> who else do we love? >> greener weather. >> dressing up like this for halloween. >> i might do it. >> let's take a look at the weather across the country. where we are going to see strong storms today in a huge area from texas up into the mid-west, including chicago. we are going to see the potential for flash flooding. also large hail. these storms have a history of producing softball size hail. that's what we saw in kansas
yesterday. we can see a couple snow showers across the northern rockies today. tomorrow, this cold front will spread east. we are only in the 40s and 50. out ahead of it. it's in the 70s and '80s. tomorrow we are not looking at severe storms, scattered showers and storms good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. breaks of sunshine will allow temperatures to lime into the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow a cooler start. during the afternoon and evening hours we will see clouds return and that will lead to rain saturday morning and into saturday afternoon clearing out late in the day and bringing down the temperatures with a healthy breeze into sunday. sunny skies on monday, 71 degrees and showers return monday into tuesday. that's your latest forecast.
. >> this morning on hope, in giving the gift of life, here in the united states, 21 people die every day from internal organ transplants. >> according to united organs sharing network there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a kidney. one organization is hoping to match those patients with strangers who are willing to step up. >> just nine months ago, they're perfect strangers. >> this is to us tomorrow and thank you, sage, for saving my life. >> reporter: andrea is a mother of two suffering from polycystic kidney disease, a genetic condition where cysts grow causing kidney failure. >> doctors told me at a certain level i need to go on. because my kidneys were going to fail him probably within a year, a year-and-a-half. >> reporter: with no treatment and no cure and her kidney function at only 12%, andrea went on a desperate search to
find a match. she turned to a fawn profit website called matching donors.com a. database where patients are introduced to people willing to do nate. >> it was literally reading her profile from top to bottom feeling it could be me. it was a deep personal connection right. talking about her children in a profile hit me hard. children need their mother. >> after months of grueling tests, doctors finally confirm andrea and sanl were a match. >> she put the sparkle in. she puts the sparkle in my day, every single day. she gives me hope. she was some incredible person. she's a part of my family. >> reporter: over the last ten years, over 350 patient versus received a life saving transplant after meeting on matching donors.com. >> we have well over 13,000 donors who want to donate to
someone. >> reporter: paul dooley started the program after they said his father needed a kidney transplant, too. >> the doctor said kidneys are shutting down. with reprolong your life if we get you a kidney. >> reporter: the list was too long for donor. palm's dad passed without the transplant. it sparked an idea. >> i said maybe we can match people with people willing to donate. these are altruistic strangers. they can't make a penny, someone says i'm here, i want to help someone. >> it's 7:00 a.m. at the new york presbyterian colombia medical center. at if irs the mood is light. >> i'm feeling good, i'm feeling strong, positive. >> reporter: but the gravity quickly sets in. >> she's really family now. she's saving my mom's life. i really can't thank her enough. you are like a sister. >> oh. >> i want it to work. >> yeah. >> i do, too. >> i know you do.
>> somewhere between 6 and 7% of people die each year on dialysis. so the prognosis isn't as bad as with many types of cancer. so this is truly life saving therapy. >> you will be good are you okay? >> yeah, i'm good. i'm not changing my mind. >> her left kidney will be removed first and transplanted to andrea. >> you will be fine. >> eight hours later, the doctor shares the good news. >> it went really smoothly. >> thank you so much. >> it's been three weeks. andrea and sage are recovering at home. >> she's my hero. she gave me my life back. there is no better gift than that. it's priceless. >> a very happy ending there. now, it is illegal to buy or sell an orgen in this country. here's how it works. patients pay $600 one-time fee to be on the website.
it goes towards maintaining the site and organization and her brother jeff also has polycystic kidney disease and he met a match and his surgery is scheduled for november. if you would like more information about organ donation, held to our website today.com. it's so important. >> technology getting to use that way. >> that's what it's for. coming up next the wait is over for all your homeland fans, kerry is back this weekend. we will tell you what is in we are a collection of smalls. a home saved. a hero homebound for a new opportunity. a kitchen that kick starts careers wells fargo invests in our communities a little differently. small measures that add up to make our whole even greater. little by little we can do a lot. because... small is huge. visit www.wellsfargo.com to see how big small can be.
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optimistic the show we love is re-setting this season. where we left off, a spoiler alert, brody no longer on the show. >> stunning. >> it's allowing us to get back into kerry going out into the field, jump back into the action. this is the season producers want to do season two. so this is the season that producers want to bring early in the show. >> let's jump to music. yellow flicker beat released from lorde. >> this is lorde's take on catness. >> cool. >> beth mcfarland's holiday album on the list. >> this is the pg, guys. we all know seth rogen macfarlane. now he's back. he is doing big bands, kind of cool classic holiday songs.
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sometimes it will peek through. >> how many coats did you have to put it on will? >> did two coats. you get a nice rich color. then you lay this down exactly like that over the glue, let it set. voilla. gorgeous. >> tux edo pant. we saw janell monet. >> you can do it at home. can you take your pants that are in the closet. these are from old navy. a ribbon on a gift you are use. >> you need the stitch factory. the stitch pitchery. >> you want to cut the trim to the length of the pants. you lay down the stitch pitchwi witchery over it. make sure it is straight. you don't want to slide it. you want to press it in each
time about ten seconds or so it will leave stripe down the side of the pants. >> so easy. >> come over here. you have cuff links with willie. >> what are we doing here? >> a man has so many jackets and 30s. you take the loose buttons and turn them into cuff links. you want to find for the pop part a bigger button t. smaller part a smaller button. >> there is what it looks like. >> you can link the chains together on the two buttons. >> we are back in a moment on nbc.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. yep, yep, yep, it's thirsty thursday. anks for being with us. it is october 2nd. a little fall in the air. >> feel it tiptoeing in. we have a bright and shiny show. you know who is here? the one, the only cyndi lauper is here. she's going to talk with us about her song "truly brave" with sarah bareilles. she's in our studio. we're going to speak with cyndi in a little bit. >> there she is. looking so adorable. and grey's anatomy and private
practice star kate walsh brings us up to date, apparently she's a bad judge. >> nasty. we have a big show and the day has arrived for kathie lee. it is a big day. >> oh, oh, oh. thank you. i thought because you meant because i went to the eye doctor. >> that's the second thing. >> this is the first. >> i told you on monday that we -- we were trying to work it out with the salvation army for you to be able to preorder my "shine a light" book. here it is. it is not available yet, but will be soon. all profits go to salvation army who do unbelievable work. i think we have a couple of pictures. >> you can order it, starting today, on goodgiftsbook.org. >> tons and tons of great recipes, memories. about thanksgiving, my mother's stuffing, and -- >> all those recipes. >> fish tacos. it is just -- it is jam filled with -- that's a crab feast in
july. >> oh, wow. >> it is meant to celebrate all things faith and family. you won't be charged for the books until the books are ready to be shipped and that's a couple of weeks. we would love to know how many to print so we know how many are interested. >> clickity clack. great, great, great book. >> you need to clear up something, you sent everybody to the -- the wrong -- >> we'll talk about that. we'll get to that. let's get to this. this is the very, very important. kathie lee has a floater. okay. >> i didn't know until this morning when i came in that lots of people have a concept of what a floater is. you thought it was -- it is a thing in my eye that you think it is a piece of fuzz or something and it is floating all around your eye. >> i covered nothing but crime stories for my whole career until you. and a floater was somebody who was murdered and in the water. there is a floater. that's where you go down. >> jill told us something it is
something else you don't even want to talk about. something to do with your gastro nom cal life. what i'm talking about is the kind in the eye. >> you went to go see -- >> i went to see my eye doctor. usually i just go once a year. had my checkup about six weeks ago. had to go in. he wanted to see me. was i going to say no to him? look at this man. this is dr. christopher star. i wish we could make his teeth clean because he's at weil cornell eye associates. a sweetheart of a guy. he said it is a floater. it is there. unlike what it said on the internet, they don't disappear. you just -- your body gets used to -- it adjusts and you don't -- it is still there. he said it is age-related. i said, whatdilated my eyes thr times. >> three times is what it took. that's a lot of dilation to me, but whatever. >> whatever it took. >> you loved it.
>> he's just -- you know how you have fun with some of your doctors and the others are like, can i get out of here. >> he's happily married, two beautiful children, but we had fun. we had fun. i want you to know they don't go away, you guys. and it is all because of age. apparently there is fluid behind your eye that is very, very thick and jell-o like when you're young. and then it starts to liquefy. and then it gets -- it leaks in there and good news is it is probably going to get a -- >> it swims. >> congrats to mila kunis and ashton kutcher. they had their baby. mila gave birth, we're told, on tuesday. >> since 2011. and they have been engaged since february. >> a little girl, right? >> mm-hmm. >> congratulations to the happy couple. >> yep. >> all right. of course they didn't get back to us. we reached out for comment, but they didn't get back to us. >> they confirmed there was a baby. >> but not officially to us.
>> exactly. so jordan sparks was with us a couple of days ago. we love her. she had a very public relationship with a singer named jason drerulo and we asked her how she was coping and she was asked more about it on wendy williams show and i guess he had given her an expensive car. >> a bmw, yes. >> the question was, are you going to give it back, because now you're broken up. what do you do? >> how long did he give it to her? >> they had been together for three years. >> if the week before, i would want to give it back. if it is early on in the relationship, she's cozy in it now. it fits her. >> there are certain things you want to return after a breakup because -- >> or things you want to keep and get rid of, like old wedding rings or engagement rings or such. >> or such, right. so some people like to get rid of those things. and some people like to sell those things. it depends if it has, look --
>> sentimental value. >> there is something weird about having an old engagement ring or wedding band, i think. i think it is better if you hawk it. >> would you have ever given it back? >> i didn't think about that. no. no. no. >> she doesn't want to talk about it. >> i don't want to talk about it. then i get in trouble and stuff. >> spoiled again. >> congratulations to tony bennett. >> yes. >> we had great news about bar barbra streisand last week, number one. he has the number one album this time with lady gaga cheek to cheek. he's 88 years old. >> the number two album in the country is kenney chesney. number three is barbra streisand, she dropped a couple of notches. >> so fantastic. a quote in the paper today, so cute about tony bennett says people -- people say to me, you always sing old songs. and he goes, that's because i don't like the new ones and i feel the same way.
for the most part. >> speaking of songs, i have picked an ihoda. >> oh, good. >> okay, now, i couldn't help it. i had to pick the song because it has been so meaningful the last couple of weeks. and i don't usually repeat a song, but this ihoda i'm going to repeat. let's listen. ♪ i wanna see you just wanna see you ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ show me a smile everybody's been there ♪ ♪ bow down to the mighty don't run ♪ ♪ from holding your tongue maybe there's a way out of the cage where you live ♪ ♪ maybe one of these days you can let the light in ♪ ♪ show me
say what you wanna say and let the words ♪ >> you have such a deep, deep soul. we did this -- >> it is bad are for my image. no crying. >> you know what's funny, after you worked on that song for so long in there -- >> little kids. >> when you came out and heard the song for one of the first times, thank you, jerry -- >> you cried first. asked if you were crying because you didn't like it. >> i know. but i think what you two put together for this cause, for these kids and just, i mean, to share two classic wonderful songs -- >> so beautifully mashed up as you say. and hoda, how many clicks now?
>> we're going to update you. we'll talk to cyndi after the break. but if you go to klg and hoda, we have a special place on the website to make it easy. sometimes giving is confusing. >> a place where they can send a check. >> klg and hoda will give you all the info. big box. just take your clicker and click it. >> you can do $10, you can do $5. >> you can do $10,000, we wouldn't care. >> yeah, but, what is really carrying us is the little -- >> we're excited. what happened here? there is a keyboard on the floor. did you see it? >> remember the movie big? they're going to bring it back as a series over at fox, we hear. you're the instrumentalist. >> here we go. >> i don't get it. how does it -- ♪ >> right. okay. >> what do you like? >> i like this.
>> that's an interval. >> i like that. >> want to try it? >> harvey feuerstein's favorite instrument. >> do a chord. everybody in here. >> i don't have a chord. >> what do you got? >> okay. so do one. >> do one. >> that's odd. >> no, it is the frankenstein chord. don't do that. >> we'll be back, guys. we'll talk to cyndi about this and a lot more and we have some wonderful ambush makeovers for you. and kate walsh is here. what else? >> a lot is happening. truly brave, the video, much more, coming up right after this. what's happened to snacking? how did it become absent-mindedly eating one after the next, after the next? so predictable and so unsatisfying? what about pulling up a chair, a stool, a beanbag, and actually tasting our food. we are a creamy cheese that still believes
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looks like we're about to board. mm-hmm. i'm just comparing car insurance rates at progressive.com. is that where they show the other guys' rates, too? mm-hmm. cool. yeah. hi. final boarding call for flight 294. [ bells ring on sign ] [ vehicle beeping ] who's ready for the garlic festival? this guy! bringing our competitors' rates to you -- now, that's progressive. it has been an incredible seven days. we debuted "truly brave" to help raise funds for pediatric cancer
research. the response was overwhelming. >> unbelievable. >> the video immediately trended worldwide and has nearly 900,000 views on youtube and has raised more than $343,000. >> wow. >> all for the american cancer society and pediatric cancer research. >> in case you haven't seen the video, here's a teeny bit more for you. ♪ i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ wanna see you just wanna see you ♪ ♪ wanna see you don't be afraid ♪ >> the giggle kills me every time. >> well, the stars behind this, of course, as you guys know, grammy and tony winner cyndi
lauper -- >> emmy too. >> and sarah bareilles as well. >> sarah really, you know, she was -- she was great. i didn't know how she was going to be. sometimes you meet famous people and it is not like you think. i had no idea what to think. >> what did you think of her and how you guys clicked? >> i thought she was really sweet. really great kid. and she, you know, they thought the sound against her song would be really pretty. she's a pretty instrument. again, harvey feuerstein's favorite instrument -- >> it is hard to put two songs together and know if it is going to work. >> it is going to be great or it is going to be jazz. i thought it was actually probably studying, honestly, the school of jazz, way back when in
jamaica queens that helped me, you know, when i started listening, i understood how to get in there and you could have two counterpoints, you know, from way back. >> what did you think when you watched the kids sing your words? tell us what that felt like. >> come on. that killed me. i was crying. and you guys out there, doesn't it kill you to see the little kids, some of them in the video, they're too weak to even sing it? so, you know -- >> they came here last week, cyndi, and they were so happy and joyful to have had that opportunity. >> what did they do? >> they hung out with us. they were on the sofa, they played. >> their families. >> their families came. they were just -- this is one of the highlights for them. that's what they all said, because they said we got to be stars in the video . great, great kids. did you expect it to have this ripple effect? >> i didn't know what it was going to do but i tried and hoped that it would make money for them.
that's what i was trying. >> it has. and -- >> it needs to make more. >> it will continue. i had an idea, i don't know, but i think it will be cool when you go out on your concert, have the video, have sarah's part already playing, you know, prerecorded and you sing live to it at your concert. >> well, yeah. i'm not going out for a while. >> still going to be around. >> kinky boots. >> kinky boots is on tour now. >> where are they? >> last i checked, they were in portland. and it is actually honestly one of those really great things to be part of because it makes everybody happy. and everybody has an evolution and you can -- anybody can find themselves in there, all different kinds of people. and how in the end, they come together, and i just think what an honor to be part of a project like that. and this. >> i think sarah is actually writing the score for
"waitress," remember the movie? so you guys are -- you're everywhere. >> keri russell is going to do a broadway show -- >> no, sarah bareilles is writing the score for "waitress," after the movie. >> i actually love that movie. >> that's great. >> thank you for everything you've done and everything you continue to do for "truly brave." we love you. >> come on, people. >> if you would like to donate to our shine a light project, go to klgandhoda.com. all of the proceeds go to the pediatric division of the american cancer society. not a penny on the dollar, all of it. >> so great. >> thank you, dear. two lucky ladies are celebrating their milestone birthdays with "ambush makeovers," get ready for the big reveal. >> she left grey's analt tomy t start her own practice. >> and now kate walsh gets to be ♪
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actress kate walsh appeared in nearly 50 tv shows and films, but she became a big time tv star after her role as dr. addison montgomery on "grey's anatomy" and then "private practice". >> and her comedy chops are on full display in the new nbc series called "bad judge" where she sends an 8-year-old parents to jail, she finds herself giving him a few questionable pointers. >> this kid alfonso comes at you, you hold up your hands like you're afraid, like that, and then, boom, you punch him in the nose as hard as you can. nothing scares a bully like seeing his own blood. >> you know, that's the best advice a grown-up's given me in a long time. >> really? you think i'm a grown-up? >> well, if you're asking me, you really got problems. >> nice. >> how good is he?
>> adorable. >> what was his name, not emanuel lewis, who was it -- the voice is the same. >> cutie. >> tell us about your wacky character. >> i know. >> rebecca wright. >> she's fun. >> she's bad. >> you guys say what you think. you don't hold back. you should have been put in jail, but we're glad you weren't, because you're super cute. and so somebody will be spooning you, so better you're here serving it up for america every morning. >> and you're one of the executive producers? >> i am. >> you're wearing a lot of hats, along the cleavage. >> i have cleavage going, hats. enjoy it. we cannot let it happen. so we're having a ball. i'm executive producing a long with anne heche and will ferrell. it has been an amazing
experience. >> how involved are the rest of the executive producers? or is this kind of your baby? >> it is my baby, but they're very involved. adam and will have been sheph d shepherding this and adam is very hands on in terms of -- especially in the first few episodes and so great to work with him because their whole philosophy is the funniest thing goes. it is a huge collaborative and -- >> and improv at all? >> we have great writers. we have funny scripts every week. but we -- there is always an alt script with alternate jokes and then we -- all the cast, so strong, there is a great improvisers and actors, we come up with bits. that's the fun part. >> your character is really crazy, though, this judge, so much fun. >> she's out of order. she is very good at her job. cares deeply, but she's, like -- >> right there. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. sparkly underpants.
we are looking at the link right now. you see some blue in the sky. some clouds moving in from the northeast. they are helping to keep the temperature down a bit. it's in the mid 60s across much of the area. and during the day today, we're going to continue to see that mix of clouds and sun. no rain. the high temperatures in the low 70s. police continue to search this morning for four men who broke into a home last night and held a family at gun point in delaware county. this happened after 10:00 last night. four men with their faces covered burst through a basement door and held the homeowners and their two sons at gunpoint. police are not saying what the men were looking for. the makeover of east market street in philadelphia is set to begin today. the four-acre site between market and chestnut across from
the pennsylvania convention center. workers have started moving barricades in preparation for the demolition work that starts today. the project is aimed at connected convention center commerce with tourist attractions. officials say it will mean thousands of construction jobs and hundreds of permanent jobs once it's complete. a full hour of news ahead at 11:00 a.m. you can always get the latest news and weather at nbc10.com. i'm chris cato. have a great thursday.
we're back with more of "today" on this thirsty thursday. and for all of you diehard fans, you know it is time for "ambush makeovers." >> two best friends who are turning 60 were plucked off the plaza and surprised with brand-new head to toe looks. >> and doing the plucking as always, "today" contributor and stylist to the stars, louis licari. and author jill martin. hey, you guys. >> hello. >> good pickings out there today. >> great pickings. we had more people per square inch, i think, than we ever had before. go figure. >> interesting. okay. debbie driver is our first lucky lady. she's 59, turning 60 on october 16th. she's from bethlehem, pennsylvania. she said she's very low maintenance, covers h scolors h
cover the gray. she is so excited for her brand-new style. let's look at her story. >> six in the city, everybody turning 60. everyone excited? a wild week, they told me. okay. so why does debbie deserve this? thank you. >> debbie is a great person. she deserves it because all her life she's been taking care of everybody else. she has two beautiful daughters, she's been -- she does a lot and she's my best friend since we were in second grade. >> already the tears. what do you think of this? >> i don't know what to say. i'm just so excited. >> debbie is excited. debbie is here with her pals, all over here, also the next lady who is getting made over is also a pal of theirs. okay, friends turning 60, please keep your blindfolds on. here is debbie before. let's see the new debbie. come on out.
>> oh, wow. >> oh, yeah. >> okay, guys, ready? take off your blindfolds. >> oh, my gosh. >> debbie, are you ready? >> oh, my gosh. >> oh, my gosh. >> you love -- look right here as well. >> louis, the hair is awesome. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> the big news here is not the highlights, which you did get, i like the base color as well, which makes her soft and even more beautiful. but, again, vanessa gave her this great haircut. >> love it. >> it is much shorter. you don't have to hold on to your long hair to look young. >> what do you think? >> beautiful. >> thank you. >> that outfit is adorable. >> in honor of pink power, adria
adriana papell, great blouse, and nydj, you can wear with everything. >> next is linda halderman. she's turning 60 on october 30th. last time she colored her hair is three months ago. she's low maintenance, eyeliner, lip gloss, foundation only in the winter. she's going to jake mamaica for 60th birthday. she wants a glam new look. she's here with her friends. let's listen to her story. >> why does she deserve it? >> i think linda deserves it because she's a great person, she takes care of her family, there is nothing she wouldn't drop and do for anybody. she's been my best friend forever and we made it to 60 years. >> yeah, all right. >> you ready, everybody? >> all right. all of her friends have their eye things on and we'll hold on for a second, one last look at linda before. and bring out the new linda.
>> wow. >> oh, my gosh. >> all right. ladies, take a look. >> take a look. >> oh, my gosh! >> you look so beautiful. >> fantastic. >> want to look in the mirror? want to see what you look like? >> pretty sensational. >> wow. >> look at that. >> we took her bangs, which were falling straight before and we gave her the swept away bang. easy bang. and they don't want to look 60 and you don't. >> recently lost 20 pounds, so we were two sizes off.
nice to put her in a size 4. >> come here and stand. >> great job, guys. >> great job. >> and if you -- i can't read what that says. >> if you wonder what it is like inside her own closet, sneak a peek. klgandhoda.com. jill will give you a tour. are you are or aren't you? the signs of a perfectionist, you're about to find out. you might be surprised. ♪ turn around
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are you the type of person who eats one cookie and says i messed up my whole diet, why don't i eat the whole bag? >> or do you have a problem when people don't do things your way? >> if that sounds like you, you're probably a perfectionist. >> that's not such a bad thing, but it could be holding you back from being happy. >> clinical psychologist elizabeth lombardo has written "better than perfect," seven strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love. how are you? >> so good to see you again.
>> thank you. >> a lot of this is -- we put on ourselves, don't we? it is perceived as it is coming from the world but we do it to ourselves. >> we do it because we think it will bring us happiness. if i achieve this, i'll feel good about myself. there is so much judgment and stress, that sometimes we don't feel good. >> sometimes perfectionist doesn't come with someone who is accomplished. >> we all want to strive for 100%. >> why do we think we could be perfect? >> it is not even that we think we could be, we think we should be. so it is that judgment. it is that -- boxing gloves we put on and beat ourselves up when we don't achieve all the things we think we should. >> is it because we're comparing ourselves to our neighbors, our girlfriends, our friends, stuff like that? >> and we do that because that's how we feel good about ourselves, it is called conditional self-worth, i'll feel good if i achieve this, i'll feel good if someone gives me kudos. >> people struggling so hard to
be perfect actually don't have a healthy self-love already? >> exactly. it is all about what they're saying to themselves and it is not a positive thing. >> there is a quiz that we put on our website, that we took. >> hodi and i took it. >> our scores showed this, that perfectionist qualities prevent the true you from shining through. what does that mean? >> think about who you are, on your best day, you're kind, fun, having a great time. think about who you are on your worst day, stressed out, may be more irritable, short tempered. it is hard to focus, hard to be productive. when you're a perfectionist, that's where you tend to be, in that stress mode. >> okay. wow. so here are some of the questions. this is one statement that a lot of people scored high on. this is it. i tend to think an -- if i'm on a diet and eat one cookie, i'll eat through because i already ruined my diet. >> that makes no sense at all, but most people can relate to that. >> can you, hoda? >> yes. when it comes to cookies, i can. or doughnuts.
i feel like it is too late -- i'm already in the hole in this one. >> but only one cookie. >> but you start again on monday, the way we start everything. here is another one. i tend to replay over and over what i messed up. i usually don't focus on what i did well. >> i call this pressing on a bruise, you press on a bruise, it hurts. i should have done this, i should have done this, and it makes us feel lousy. >> we should learn. >> move on. >> it is not failure, it is data. it is data. figure out why it happened and then move on so it doesn't happen again. >> once it has happened, you cannot change it. >> exactly. >> some people don't like it when you don't do things your way. my way or are it's wrong. >> my way or it's wrong. you see how this would affect your relationships, right? whether it is putting things in a dishwasher or how you interact with your spouse, whatever it is. there are so many right ways to do things, let go of the rules because everybody has different rules. >> okay, thank you. >> i feel so much better now. >> me too.
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for five seasons as a cast member of "saturday night live," the hilarious comedian and actress nas nes nasim pedrad pl kinds of crazy characters. >> and now she's playing mulanie. let's take a look. >> who would you like to date. >> someone like me, creative, fun, and embraces their persona, like stevie nicks. >> i'm not going to date stevie nicks. >> call her, okay. it is just drinks.
>> hello. >> so nice to see you. >> already feels like a party. >> doesn't it? >> this is what it feels like to pledge a sorority, nervously being interviewed by two confident women, very much caring what they think of you. >> hoda has a bit of a grudge, not much, but you did play her on "snl." >> i just feel bad because everyone who plays me ends up doing something else after the show. >> how nice she ends up getting her own series. >> thank you. >> it is so fun. creator john mulanie, a writer at "saturday night live," it is a show about a stand-up comedian, living in new york city, and he's truly one of the funniest people i've ever met in my entire life and i got to meet his entire family this summer at his wedding in the catskills and they're also very funny, so i think there is a genetic component there. >> you're tightly wound is a
good way to describe you, i guess. >> yes. >> he wrote this with you in mind, is that true too? >> yeah, she's really -- she's really -- she's a fun character to play. she's sort of unhinged in a funny way. she's obsessed with justice. not like in the legal system kind of way, but when it comes to men that have wronged her. yeah. one of those. she's also, like, unapologetically lazy. >> what is it like being back here at 30 rock. is it wild? >> yes. and like a two-day bender of writing and you practically -- i feel like when i got "snl" i moved to this job and to this
building, not to, like, new york city. >> exactly. >> you are a daughter of immigrants. you came over when you were 2 years old from iran? >> i was 3 maybe. >> can you even imagine your life had you stayed? >> it would have been very different. i would have had an accent right now. >> is your family thrilled for you? >> oh, my gosh, yeah. i can't even imagine they immigrated to this country hoping to get -- give their daughters, you know, more opportunity. >> daughters on the red car are pet. >> i can't imagine how scary it must have been when we were like, we're going we're going into comedy. >> we wish you all the best. >> coming up, susan boyle sings. first, this is "today" on nbc.
us a double treat including a special performance. >> and the comedian who went from late night laughs to creating her first cd, anna gasteyer. >> but first, a perform apance susan boyle. >> she's heading out on her first u.s. concert tour and later this month she'll release her album called "hope". here she is "wish you were here." ♪ so you think you can tell ♪ ♪ heaven from hell can you tell a green field from a cold still rain ♪
right now at 11:00, we are learning new details this morning about a texas man infected with the ebola virus. health officials say as many as 80 people have had contact with him. none of the people being monitored are showing symptoms. thomas eric duncan is in a hospital getting treatment for the disease. he came down with ebola after returning from liberia. the people being monitored are the group of 12 to 18 who first came into contact with the patient as well as others who that group may have had contact with. duncan's nephew is