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7:00 am thanks for watching. have a great day. good morning. killer storms. at least two deaths blamed on the massive system across the south. spawning tornadoes and knocking out power to tens of thousands, a threat that extends now from florida to michigan. how was she infected? we're learning more about the first person-to-person transfer of ebola in the u.s., despite layers of protective gear. her friend speaks out. terrifying ride. school bus driver speeding down the highway, veering across lanes as she drives dozens of students to a field trip as teachers on board dial 911. >> it is freaking scary and we've got 76 people on this bus, and hee is nuts! >> more from inside that bus and
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the trouble that driver now faces. and whopper of a fight. burger king's newest commercial. >> how much would ten of these cost? >> under fire for looking and feeling a lot like the wildly popular "billy on the street." >> here you go. you win! >> why the xhecomedian is telli the fast food giant to get its own ideas "today," tuesday, october 14th, 2014. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm matt lauer, along with natalie morales, al roker and tamron hall. savannah continues on maternity leave with baby vale. what's the expression? imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? >> for television. >> exactly. if you look at it side by side, they pretty much do look
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identical. >> it is a controversy that is broiling over. we'll have more on that later on. >> a big mac. >> hey, hey! let's get to our top story this morning. storms to impact thousands across this country. al roker and dylan dreyer are covering this. dylan is on the road. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it was already pouring by the time we arrived here at 5:00. 5:30 this morning, all hell broke loose. we saw winds gusting. heavy rain coming in side ways. we lost our tents and whole setup here for a little bit. this is the same line of storms that moved through yesterday in the south and produced an estimated 13 tornadoes and more than 200 reports of wind damage that destroyed homes and took at least two lives. severe weather spread 800 miles across the south, bringing damaging winds, heavy rain and
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possible tornadoes. and causing downed power lines, leaving thousands without power. this time lapsed video showing the storm tearing through arkansas. from nashville, tennessee, where weather channel dave malkopf had a close call. >> that was right on top of me. >> reporter: to dora, alabama, where a 75-year-old woman died when a tree fell on her home. >> we lost a good lady in our community. >> reporter: and in ashdown, arkansas -- >> i was in a dead sleep, you know. and all of a sudden, my husband shakes me and he said, baby, hit the floor. >> reporter: destruction from a possible tornado with homes damaged and tractors overturned. >> things thrown everywhere t gives us a good indication that this was a tornado that came through this area. >> reporter: a marine and father of three died when their home was hit. >> their mother is in intensive care right now but she's stable and the father didn't make it. >> reporter: in texas and louisiana, tens of thousands of people without power after
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possible tornadoes there. and this line of storms is now racing to the east. and with it, moving to the east is that threat of severe weather. now it doesn't look like it's going to be as bad as yesterday but, al, we still have to be on alert, especially this afternoon, up into the carolinas, where storms could get very strong. >> absolutely right, dylan. thank you very much. 16 states, 45 million people under the gun for this storm. in fact, the risk of severe weather stretching from roanoke all the way down to daytona, as far west as tallahassee and atlanta in this as well. as we look at the live radar, you can see how heavy the storms are. these areas shaded in red, that's where we have tornado watches into early afternoon hours. so, we're going to continue to track them. we have flash flood warnings also starting to fire up across the plain and into the south. rainfall amounts anywhere from one to two inches. locally we could be look at two
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to four georgia, and three to five in the panhandle. also gonzalo. so far, tropical storm watches and warnings canceled for puerto rico. however, this storm is expected to become the strongest of the atlantic hurricane season, 140 miles northeast of san juan, 110 miles per hour, moving northwest at 13. here is the big problem. if you are, or know anybody in or around bermuda or planning a trip to bermuda, this is bad news. friday night, some time late friday, this will be a category 2 storm making its way across bermuda, already devastated by fay last week. this could be very bad news. later on, we'll tell you about another tropical storm that may be affecting hawaii. it's a very busy time. >> all right, al. thank you very much. now to the ebola crisis. the cdc is now monitoring all hospital workers who treated dallas worker thomas duncan after a 26-year-old nurse contracted the virus. this morning we know more about
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her and the care she is receiving. national correspondent kate snow is in dallas for us this morning. kate, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. last night, we learned that dr. kent brantly, the first american to be treated for ebola who survived has once again donated his anti-body rich blood for the 26-year-old nurse. she's in stable condition. we're learning more about who she is. at our lady, prayers in vietnamese for this nurse, who always wanted to. her mother urged her to quit working with ebola patient thomas duncan but she stayed. >> she's do iing well and feeli comfortable. >> reporter: for the third time, the first american to survive ebola, dr. kent brantly, donated blood, coming to the hospital in person to help the nurse.
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one man she also came into contact with when she was infectious is also in the hospital, according to the company he works for. then there's her dog, beloved king charles spaniel, bentley, who she was worried about. despite protests in spain, excalibur, belonging to a nurse there fighting ebola, was euthanized. dallas officials say they have no plans to put bentley down. he was removed from the apartment. >> that will be the best cared for dog in the united states. this young lady is a hero. she is concerned about her health and that dog and we are going to take care of that dog. >> reporter: that dog is part of the reason why brad smith's cleaning crew saturated the sidewalks outside with disinfectant. >> did someone tell you she had been on that concrete? >> no. we just knew she had a dog and there were other residents walking their dogs out the front
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and around the back. >> reporter: ebola can only live on surfaces a short time and scientists aren't sure if dogs can transmit the disease. at the hospital monday, a town hall meeting, where the staff prayed. the big question remains, how did pham become infected on the job while wearing protective gear? >> we have not identified a specific problem that led to this infection. we have identified a series of things where we can make the care safer and easier for the health care workers who are provide i providing it. >> reporter: a patient stationed in liberia and treated in germany has died. good news out of nebraska. our cameraman, ashoka mukpo tweeted back on twitter, feeling like i'm on the road to good health. endless gratitude for the great vibes. >> we are grateful to know he is
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doing well as well. kate snow in dallas thank you. >> questions are being raised about a possible breach of protocol that led to nina pham's infection. it comes with very strict guidelines for health workers. we visited emory hospital in atlanta where kent brantley and nancy writebol were successfully treated. >> as jason puts on this suit, we help each other get dressed and undressed. >> nurses jill morgan and jason slabaugh show us the process of putting on and taking off what they call protective gear. >> it's quite a production. >> suiting up can take up to 20 minutes and it's always done in pairs with a second worker helping and watching every move. >> we tape our first set of gloves on. >> doubling up on gloves and boots and even wearing a helmet with a built-in fan. >> he has a fan running
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basically pulling air from the environment through a hepa filter giving him a positive airway all the time with a flow of air. so he's never breathing any air from the outside room. >> the goal? >> protect ourselves from what's in these environments, whether it's the patient and their body fluids and then we're trying to make sure we don't carry any of that contamination out of that room. >> they're inside the isolation room for up to four hours at a time. >> when we are in that room, you are all in, eating, drinking, taking a bathroom break all wait until you can come out of that suit. >> outside the isolation room there's always a second person, suited up as backup for an outside observer, watching for any signs of contamination or for a misstep. >> if i see anything that might be dangerous for them, we'll interrupt that behavior right away. >> leaving isolation and taking off the suits takes just as long, the danger far from over, the risk at its greatest. >> inadvertently, it seems while
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trying to maintain your equipment, people actually end up contaminating themselves when they're taking pieces of equipment off. >> even after the equipment is off, a three to five-minute shower body scrub. >> everything is important to keep whatever is in this room in this room and keep it from getting out into any part of the environment. >> now, in addition to all those steps, anyone who came in contact with the ebola patients was then monitored for 21 days. as you can see, it only takes one little mistake. and you can be contaminated or exposed to the virus. >> it is scary to think. and the levels of caution they put in place but still, it's still not preventing this. one more update on our team that covered the ebola outbreak in africa, dr. nancy snyderman release this had statement. quote, while under voluntary quarantine guidelines which called for our team to avoid public contact for 21 days, members of our group violated
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those guidelines and understand that our quarantine is now mandatory for 21 days has passed. we remain healthy and our temperatures are normal. as a health professional, i know that we have no symptoms and pose no risk to the public, but i am deeply sorry for the concerns this episode caused. we're thrilled that ashoka is getting better and our thoughts continue to be with the thousands affected by ebola, whose stories we all went to cover. passengers on an american airlines flight from san francisco to dallas have a h harrowing story to share after a mid air scare led to an emergency landing. betty nguyen has that story. bett betty, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the walls inside the cabin began to crack. >> all of a sudden, there were loud popping, ripping noise. >> reporter: caught on camera, a terrifying moment in the air for more than 180 passengers flying on american airlines from san francisco to dallas. >> both sides of the cabin started ripping in and tearing
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in. we started screaming and shouting. >> reporter: minutes after takeoff, portions of the cabin began to buckle in, forcing the plane to turn around. initially, the crew made the decision to keep flying after inspecting the damage. >> they peeled back the panels and checked for daylight. they said we're okay for now. we're going to keep going. >> reporter: after the pilot took a look. >> immediately got back to the cockpit and said we're turning around to sfo, declaring an emergency and emergency landing. >> reporter: the crack was most likely caused by a broken air duct but the safety of the plane was never compromised, officials say. the cabin never lost pressure and no one was injured. that plane has been taken out of service. the passengers are flying out this morning, after spending the night in san francisco. >> betty, very scary. thank you very much. tamron is here. she has a key meeting for the president today. >> this is a big one. good morning, everyone. defeating isis, high-level
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meeting with president obama and officials around the world. more than 20 defensie force chiefs will meet. a coalition of nations to contribute air and ground forces in that ongoing fight. breaking news near indianapolis. a double decker tour bus has flipped on to its side, seriously injuring about half a dozen people. now, that bus was carrying between 50 and 60 people. it crashed when its driver apparently swerved to avoid another crash on the highway. at least six people suffered serious injuries. more than 20 passengers are being treated for minor and moderate injuries. north korea's paper shows kim jong unin what appears to be his first public appearance in more than 30 days. >> the u.s. cannot verify when
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those pictures were attacken, they appear to show the north korean dictator in that first public outing using a cane. his use of the cane signifies he's still suffering with that leg, it could be the gout. the government does seem to be running as usual. why was he out of sight for more than a month, missing a major holiday on friday that honored his father and grandfather? possibly to avoid appearing weak or having to use a wheelchair until he could walk on his own, even using that cane. some say this young, reckless and even sometimes brutal leader, is re-emerging, and still very much in charge of the world's most secretive nation, armed with nuclear weapons. tamron? >> thank you very much, an treea. gay rights are hailing a seismic shift by the catholic church towards gays after
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bishops said homosexuals have gifts to offer the church and provide precious support. the bishops also said the church must recognize the positive aspects of civil unions and even catholics who cohabitate. we saw people who just could not put down their cell phone no matter what was happening. this guy was watching a motorcycle race in west virginia. you saw the speeding bike go right toward him. but the cool caller simply jumps over the bike and continues in what has to be -- >> great reflexes. >> i think he was in shock. >> hold on. there's a peeding motorcycle. >> he had to be like -- >> whoever is on that phone, i just want to know who is on that call. >> his wife with her honey-do list. >> i'm at the office. don't pay attention to that noise. anyway, that's crazy video.
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mr. roker? >> that's impressive. let's show you what we have today. severe weather in the southeast. that moves into the northeast and midatlantic late tonight and into tomorrow. heavy rain moving into the pacific northwest. we'll look at that in the next half hour. we'll look at that in the next half hour. your local forecast comes you're unpacking already? yeah. help me find some mugs? sure. ♪ [ beep ] hey. okay. -these'll do. -yeah. [ male announcer ] wake up to the mountain grown aroma of folgers. ♪ the best part of wakin' up so, where do you want to start? i think this is a pretty good place. ♪ is folgers in your cup good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. get ready for a warm one as clouds move out and temperatures will move up and bright, sunny
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skies and a healthy breeze out of the south. gusting to 25 miles an hour. another warm one tomorrow, but clouds are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours and some rain to start thursday off but it clears out later in day and that will allow us to dry out for friday and the weekend and the temperatures come down. 71 degrees saturday and a bit breezy and then cooler sunday and monday. have a great one. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. >> carson is joining us. what's buzzing in the orange room? >> i was making dinner with our family, walked by the tv and saw a particular jewelry item was for sale. i couldn't believe what i was seeing. a news story was covering it. major retailer backlash online for a particular piece of jewelry that ended up on the website. it was going for about $60. it was on the sears website. there it is there. look what it even says. it says these jewelry items are going to make you look beautiful at your next dinner date.
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>> horrific. >> it also ended up on amazon site, posted by a third party vendor. they pulled them down quickly. sears got most of the backlash. jessica wrote in, absolutely disgusted. sherri, before a product is placed for purchase on your website, don't you check the item? sears writes all marketplace sellers must accept our seller agreement terms in order to sell their items on if a problem occurs we take appropriate action, most people thinking sears should be more proactive than reactive. >> that's crazy. >> carson, thank you very much. coming up, a frightening scene. this is caught on camera. >> oh! oh! >> what happened? >> she almost hit the van next to us. >> the 911 calls from inside a
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school bus carrying dozens of students and adults as the driver swerves all over the road. and billy versus burger king. did the fast food giant steal comedian billy eichner's act for a new campaign? you be the judge. first this is "today
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the roads, ka ty zachary is watching that. >> this is the westbound direction where you see the tail lights and the merge. things are really slow. if you look at your drive time between 476 almost a half hour it will take you to go that span. taking a look at the ben franklin bridge, westbound traffic heading into center city philadelphia and long-term track work for patco but not affecting anything. just a lot of volume out there. two firefighters are injured after battling a fire that damaged several homes in the tacony section of philadelphia. one suffered heat exhaustion and other smoke inhalation. the fire broke out at 4:00 this morning and started in one house and spread to two others forcing several families out of their homes. the red cross is helping them this morning. another local update in 25 minutes and you can always get the latest news and weather on now, back to "today" show.
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7:30 now on a tuesday, october 14th, 2014. picture perfect sunrise. >> they win the sunrise prize this morning. al is tracking severe weather in the south. part of that same system has spawned deadly tornadoes on monday. a u.s. marine was killed when a tornado ripped through southwestern arkansas and a woman died in alabama when a tree fell on her home. the dallas nurse who became the first person to contract ebola in the u.s. is receiving donated blood now from kent brantly, the american doctor who survived the virus. 26-year-old nina pham is in
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stable condition and is said to be resting comfortably. the president meeting with military leaders from the u.s. and more than 20 other nations involved in the campaign against isis today. the main focus, the strategy to counter the terror group's rise in syria and in iraq. and coming up, live music to brighten up your morning. hit country duo florida georgia line will be here to celebrate the release of their hot new album. >> another big concert next week. one of our faves. the legendary neil diamond. ♪ ba, ba, ba >> so good! >> gearing up for a live concert. >> might we get you back on stage? >> we're famous for our duets. >> no question. thank you, al. meanwhile, let's start this half hour with a disturbing story out of utah. school bus driver arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence while taking dozens of
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parents, students and teachers on a field trip. here is nbc's miguel almaguer. >> i am honestly shaking. >> reporter: terrified moments monday. police dash cam capturing a utah school bus driver swerving erratically on a busy highway while transporting more than 70 students, teachers and parents on a class trip. >> i don't get scared very easy, but my heart is pounding. she can't stay in the lanes. she's crossing the double lines. and it's -- the adults are getting scared. >> reporter: one chaperone called 911. the bus sped down the interstate at nearly 80 miles per hour during the field trip to bringingham young university in provo. >> ooh, ooh! >> what happened? >> she almost hit this van next to us. it is freaking scary and we've got 76 people on this bus. and she is nuts! >> reporter: troopers pulled over the bus on an interstate off ramp 40 miles south of where the trip started and arrested
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the driver, 39-year-old alicia martinez. police say martinez failed field sob sobriety tests. >> the only thing she said at the time was she was very tired and had been up quite late. >> reporter: police say martinez, who worked for the district for six years without any known previous incidents, is on paid administrative leave during the investigation. no one was hurt on the bus. no other vehicles were hit. parents were relieved. but their nerves were rattled. >> it's always scary when your kids are kind of out of your control and you put them in someone else's hands. >> precious cargo, no question about it. i mean, i'm just glad i'm not out here talking about physical injury. >> reporter: this morning, all are safe. but only after this wild ride. for "today," miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >> thank goodness all are okay. good for the people who called
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in to 911 and reported this. absolutely. now to politics and a 30-second tv spot from texas gubernatorial candidate wendy davis that is sparking the debate over ads. peter alexander has the story. good morning. >> good morning to you, natalie. it has quickly become the most talked about spots of the 2014 election season with people on both sides of the political aisle asking if it's appropriate or in bad taste. >> a tree fell on greg abbott. he sued and got millions. since then, he spent his career working against other victims. >> reporter: this is the ad that has texas gubernatorial wendy davis fighting back against a storm of controversy making her challenger's physical disability an issue in their race. >> abbott argued a woman whose leg was amputated.
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>> reporter: denying settlements like the one he received after a 1984 accident that left him partially paralyzed to others. >> greg abbott. he's not for you. >> reporter: when asked if the ad exploits abbott's disability, dafbs doubled down. >> the intent was to demonstrate greg abbott's hypocrisy and has shown that he cares only about advancing his own interests and often to the exclusion of other people. >> reporter: abbott reacted late monday on fox news. >> my reaction is if she wants to attack a guy in a wheelchair, that's her prerogative. i'm rung a different type of campaign. >> reporter: davis embark ed on her campaign for governor of texas, where a democrat hasn't won a statewide office in two decades, after bursting on to the national scene after a filibuster in pink sneakers, blocking an abortion law. now her attack, it's still unclear whether it will help or hurt her campaign.
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polls have consistently shown that greg absebott has a comfortable lead over wendy davis. political analysts agree that these are the types of ads that typically come from a campaign that's behind, not one that's in the lead. natalie? >> interesting. peter alexander, thank you. >> mr. roker, how about a check of the weather? >> this just in. dekalb county schools closed due to flooding. we're watching what's going on in seattle. more showers and thunderstorms. part of a big system that's going to be marching across the country later on. in fact, some areas along the california/oregon border could see anywhere from two to three inches of rain. move further out into the pacific. we've got tropical storm ana. it's starting with an a because this started in the central pacific, 929 miles east-southeast of hilo, moving northwest at 7. as we track this thing, it looks like some time late sunday, we
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could be seeing this making a bead on for hawaii. we're going to continue to watch this as the weekend rolls on. here is the risk of strong storms through the southeast. wet weather extending all the way up into the ohio river valley. more rain in the pacific good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley get ready for a warm one. temperatures will move up to bright, sunny skies and healthy breeze out of the south and gusting to 25 miles per hour. another warm one tomorrow, but clouds are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours and some rain to start thursday off, but it clears out later in the day and that will allow us to dry out for friday and the weekend. and temperatures come down. 71 degrees saturday and breezy and cooler sunday and monday. have a great day. >> tornadoes also out in athens, georgia. a lot going on right now. >> thank you, al. imitation or stealing? why the man behind billy on the street is calling out burger
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neil patrick harris? >> neil patrick harris. >> he's right here! >> who cares? >> now accusing burger king of ripping off his routine in the company's new commercial for chicken nuggets. >> how much would ten of these cost from burger king? >> $5? >> these are $1.49 for ten. >> in response he tweeted hey burger king, thanks for stealing my act for your new commercial except it's not as funny and everyone knows you stole it. get your own ideas. >> i do believe imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, whether or not they intended to copy billy's campaign remains to be seen. they definitely ran a parallel. >> reporter: sent social media aflame with several celebrities including seth rogen, tweeting their support for eichner. >> his followers can take up his cause and turn this into a huge circus. >> reporter: when eichner
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tweeted see you at mcdonald's, someone at the golden arches actually replied can't wait to see you. nbc news reached tout burger king, which denied to comment. the company also stayed silent on twitter, which experts say might be a good thing. >> they're getting all the promotion, the marketing, the media. >> reporter: in billy versus burger king, perhaps both sides will come out ahead. >> there you go, you win! >> okay. >> reporter: joe friar, nbc news, los angeles. >> coincidence or rip-off? >> rip-off. >> rip-off. >> it's working for burger king. >> what are they saying online, carson? >> rip off. you saw billy took to twitter with his thoughts. people are really talking about this online, as you saw on the piece there. it is quite the buzz. hey, burger king, think outside the bun next time. >> good. >> plagerism, i'm not liking it. no one does. jeremy writing in, burger king, the only king is billy eichner.
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they ran a "billy on the street" marathon. within that marathon they ran this burger king ad. people noticed it. caleb, they just aired the burger king commercial during your show. or was it your show during the burger king commercial? >> that's a good one. >> lots of ideas on this one, guys. >> even the actor they hired in that burger king commercial looked like billy eichner. >> same style, everything. >> it's clear. >> carson, thank you very much. and just give them the basics, you know. i got this. [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'm still working. he's retired. i hope he's saving. i hope he saved enough. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. whether you're just starting your 401(k)
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coming up on trending as you see that little baby on the plaza, is your car seat properly secured? we talked about this in trending yesterday, how 90% of the people install the car seats the wrong way. coming up, we'll show you the most common mistakes and how to fix them. is mitt romney considering another run for the white house? his wife, ann, speaks out exclusively to maria shriver in an interview. and florida georgia line is bringing their brand of country right to our studio. first your local news and weather.
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good morning, i'm tracy davidson. just before 8:00 and let's get your first alert forecast with mete meteorologist bill henley. >> that sun has been up for about 45 minutes and seeing more and more sunshine. still some clouds over center city. that's the view from the loew's hotel in center city. the temperatures are started to climb. right now at philadelphia international, it's 67 degrees. the humidity is up there and watching fog off to the north and west disappear. 60s across the board and heading towards 80s this afternoon. >> katy zachary has a look at traffic. >> fog is lifting from our roadways and that's a good thing for drivers but volume is building. a live look right now at 309 right near highland avenue. you can see brake lights because they're approaching an accident that just happened there in the last few minutes. 95 at cottman avenue. look at this drive time between
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wood haven and the vine. 45 minutes. so, slow going on 95 southbound there. >> katy, thanks. a man that was stabbed at a bar in upper darby has died. miguel slashed his throat inside a fight on market street. it was caught on surveillance video, that's what you're looking at there. police are still looking for him. delaware county will hold the first meeting of its ebola and infectious task force today. the task force will include police, fire, ems and workers from the county's three health systems. members will come up with a plan to make sure the county is prepared if there is a case of ebola locally. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes and you can always get the latest news and weather on our website, now back to "today" show. i'm tracy davidson. thanks for watching, have a great day.
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with tom corbett, things keep getting worse. september 16th. budget deficits force pennsylvania to borrow $1.5 billion dollars just to keep the lights on. three days later, pennsylvania's unemployment rate goes up for the second straight month. under tom corbett, we've fallen from 9th to 47th in job creation. and on september 25th, pennsylvania's credit is downgraded for the fifth time in two years. why would we give tom corbett four more years?
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up inside the romney's newest campaign. >> i never would have imagined myself having that impact. >> ann romney opens up about politics, family and the future. plus judging your java. we put coffee to the test and reveal the best and worst cups of joe out there. ♪ this is how we roll >> and "this is how we roll," two country boys who made it big. florida georgia line performing live in studio 1a "today," tuesday, october 14th, 2014.
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>> good morning, san francisco! >> all the way from georgia. >> hey, al, it's 27 degrees in our neck of the woods. good morning, fairbanks, alaska. >> it's my sweet 16th. >> it's my 20th birthday. >> happy birthday, christina. >> i have the best daughter ever for bringing me to the "today" show. we're back now, 8:00 on a tuesday morning, october 14th, 2014. by the way, we just mentioned florida georgia line. the guys are going to do a song for us in the studio. they can give carson a run for his money with the ink. serious ink. >> i have all family stuff.
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i'm having more kids than i have time to get these tattoos. >> that's the excuse. >> you have a lot of room for the kids. >> they're little. >> savannah returns from maternity leave, i think, november 3rd. >> we miss you. come back! >> hi, baby vale. coming up, high heels can be both a blessing and a curse. >> tell me about it. >> matt knows, too. those look like a curse right there. the focus of one of the hottest exhibits in new york. we'll take you inside -- this is a lady gaga shoe there. >> i don't know how you ladies do it. >> i don't wear that. >> did you see tamron running across the plaza in heels like this. >> you get to be really good at running in heels around here. >> i do it once a year. coming up, by the way -- maybe twice. tamron has a check of the top stories. take it away. southern states are cleaning up after a night of severe and deadly thunderstorms. they headed east after unleashing heavy rain, high
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winds and possible tornadoes. in alabama, an elderly woman died when a tree fell on her home. and a u.s. marine was killed by falling debris near little rock, arkansas. the storms also ripped down power lines, leaving thousands without electricity. a courageous texas nurse is the new face of ebola in the united states. nbc news national correspondent kate snow is in dallas with more on the young woman and the outlook for her recovery. kate, good morning. >> tamron, good morning. nina pham is her name, 26 years old. she's in stable condition. we learned that dr. kent brantly, survivor of ebola, once again has given his antibody rich blood to try to help pham. she just had qualified to be a critical care nurse two months ago before caring for the ebola patient thomas eric duncan, who died last week. a prayer service was held last night in vietnamese. her pastor saying her mother had actually urged her not to care
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for duncan, but that she was so dedicated, she wanted to help. it's still unclear how nina pham became infected with ebola while wearing full protective gear at the hospital. the hospital has said nothing about this. one man who came into contact with pham is also hospitalized here, cord to his employer, being monitored for signs of ebola. tamron? >> kate, thank you very much. a probation officer testify this had morning that olympian oscar pistorius should be sentenced to house arrest and community service for the shooting death of his girlfriend. the probation officer testifying for the defense said he should be spared prison because of his age, remorse and status as a first-time offender. pistorius faces a maximum of 15 years in prison. new york city police have released surveillance video of what appears to be a dangerous prank, hoping it will lead to the suspect. take a look, a young man popped up from a subway tunnel escape
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hatch, then tossed a smoke bomb in front of a very popular outdoor cafe, then disappeared back into the hatch. no one was hurt. obviously, some diners were shaken up. police are puzzled about this motive. it is now 8:05. let's send it back to everyone outside on the plaza. >> tamron, thank you very much. you have lots of weather news today. >> we really do. in fact, down in the south, we have severe weather going on and it is ongoing. we have a tornado watch in effect throughout parts of georgia. we have tornado warnings now in effect just to the north of athens. the university of georgia was going through evacuations just about half an hour ago. we're continuing to track this severe weather as this pushes through. it's all part of the system that's going to affect about 50 million americans. afternoon temperatures, 80s along the southeastern and midatlantic coast. 80s and 90s through the southwest. cooler weather behind this system, pushing through. that's why we get the severe
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weath weather. we have that slight risk of strong storms through the southeast and midatlantic states. wet weather back behind that. more rain making its way in the pacific northwest later this morning on into the afternoon hours. good morning, i am meteorologist bill henley. get ready for a warm one. as clouds move out, temperatures move up with bright, sunny skies and healthy breeze out of the south gusting 25 miles per hour. another warm one torm, clouds are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours. and rain to start off thursday, clears out later in the day. that allows us to dry out for friday and the weekend. temperatures come down. 71 degrees saturday. breezy, cooler sunday and monday. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, mr. roker. coming up next, controversial new benefit being offered by two major companies, paying women to freeze their eggs. ann romney makes a big announcement and then answers that question about her
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husband's political future. and on our special series "put it to the test," where your favorite coffee ranks against the competition. first, these messages. ♪ ted what are you doing? i was trying to get these skittles, but i got stuck. [ crickets chirping ] maybe i should try. [ spider ] i say go for it. [ crickets chirping ] trap the rainbow! taste the rainbow!
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[ male announcer ] even more impressive than the research this man has at his disposal is how he puts it to work for his clients. morning. morning. thanks for meeting so early. come on in. [ male announcer ] it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. [ male announcer ] it's how edward jones introducing a pm pain reliever that dares to work all the way until the am. new aleve pm the only one with a sleep aid. plus the 12 hour strength of aleve. let's show 'em what a breakfast with whole grain fiber can do. [ barista ] i have two cappuccinos, a medium macchiato,
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and two espressos -- one with a double shot. that's not the coffee talkin'. [ female announcer ] start your day with kellogg's frosted mini wheats cereal. it's a delicious way to get the nutrition you want. i love bacon so much,his sub. it's a delicious way i'm launching a line of bacon jewelry. aw, i've seen those online, but-have you ever seen bacon brows? what was that? i was just putting the finishing touches on my bacondor. everyone loves bacon at subway. try it on a bacon egg & cheese. subway. eat fresh. >> announcer: what's trending today is brought to you by subway. build your better breakfast. all right. it's 8:09, time for what's trending today. let's start with this one. when it comes to trick-or-treating, how old is too old? obviously, kids once ruled halloween. now it seems the holiday is coming much more geared to grown-ups, spending on costumes expected to top $1.3 billion. one super store estimating it
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will sell 40% more adult costumes than kid costumes. at we asked how old is too old to trick? >> go to the house and knock on the door? >> 18. >> once you get into the upper teens. >> 13, 14, you're still okay. i think that's fine. >> i don't want to see a 19-year-old at my door. >> no. unless there was a child, sibling or their own child. >> there are some of the results right there that we put up. adults fine to dress up for halloween if you're going to a party. >> yeah. >> kids should be the ones ruling trick-or-treating. >> my kids want to trick or treat forever so i'm okay with that. >> game changer for women in the workplace. there are two big companies now saying they will pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. facebook and apple unveiling their plans, making them the
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first major employers to offer this coverage for nonmedical reasons. >> the procedure can cost up to $10,000 per round, plus another $500 a year for storage. and the company hopes the new benefits will help them stay competitive. >> so some may ask is this their way of saying you have options now? you can delay motherhood? i look at it as somebody who -- a lot of companies don't pay for fertility options whatsoever. >> it's great when companies started offering daycare. it's an option that is available for -- >> motivation to cover it. >> what you two think is more important than what we think. >> don't even go there. >> i wish we had a camera from this side. >> camera, can you redirect? >> what they said. >> exactly right. we're on board. >> now once you fill those out and you have a child, here we go. >> oh, no. >> just kidding. a kid who has a swayze
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swagger. you talk about dirty dance moves, these things are going viral. check it out. ♪ and i owe it all to you >> oh, my gosh! >> yeah. >> yeah. get down, charlie. that's right. giving patrick swayze a run for his money. charlie has seen the movie about a dozen times and whenever it's on, he cannot sit still. guess what, tomorrow in our 9:00 hour of "today's take" charlie will be here to show us his moves and throw down against willie geist. >> i was going to say, list one -- lift one of us, like jennifer gray? >> i don't think so. >> he has his little socks on. >> a dime for every time i did that while watching "dirty dancing." >> you would have 30 cents. >> yeah. >> matt in a showdown with charlie. >> i like the willie idea better. >> 9:00 hour. >> we told you about a big
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mistake that an awful lot of parents are making as soon as they leave the hospital with their newborns. starting new study that found that 93% of parents incorrectly install their infant's car safety seat or put the child in the seat incorrectly. carson, a father of three, out on the plaza with more on this. carson? >> that's right, matt. here with jennifer hubner davidson, handles the childhood advocacy for aaa. it takes half an hour to properly install the car seat in a car. we've done that for you. people can get this done by an expert for free. >> check out for a list of car seat technicians. >> 93% of parents are getting this wrong. what are the common miss attacks? >> seat selection to not installing the car seat tight enough in the vehicle and using seat belts and lap systems to install their car seats. >> let's get little addie in here.
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then you can walk us through. >> sure. >> there you go, addie. there you go. >> little addie is 7 months old, riding rear facing. we want to keep her rear facing until she's at least 2 years old, even longer. >> it's not a weight issue? >> no. >> 2 years or longer? >> it's five times safer riding rear facing. we want to keep her maxed out on this seat until she meets the weight or height limit. we want to buckle her in. >> is it the positioning of this middle strap? >> we want this retainer clip at chest level, at arm left on her. >> how much slack? >> we don't want to be able to pinch any slack in her shoulder. nice and snug on her. when we're rear facing, these harnesses will be at or below her shoulders. >> at or below the shoulders? >> yep. she'll continue to use this seat until she goes forward facing. >> fantastic. how are you feeling, addie? how are you feeling?
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>> oh, that's all right. you can go to your aaa website and get more information. nice and snug here. center part is the armpit. right over the shoulders and you're rear facing until you're 2 or even longer. >> or even longer. max out the upper weight or height limit and they'll go forward facing until they outgrow the height or weight limit. >> you can use the shoulder strap to keep it. >> or the latch connectors but never both. >> great information. can't get enough of little addie. that is what is trending today. the search for the best cup of coffee in the country.
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all right. it's 8:16. we're back with more of our special series "put it to the test." findings on coffee that might perk you up. sheinelle jones has more on that. good morning. >> good morning. perking is always good. >> always on this shift. >> our caffeine fix to start off our day. if you're on the hunt for best, look no further. published by consumer reports, "shop smart" searched for the top brands on the market and we tagged along. americans really love their cup of joe. eight out of ten of us drink coffee. 61% drink it every day. in the search for the best, "shop smart" magazine hired two cuppers, also known as professional coffee tasters,
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from whole bean and ground to single cup pods, they brewed their way through 37 different specialty and popular store coffee blends. >> we were looking for good qualities like fruity, floral, sweet, like caramel or chocolate. we are also looking for bad qualities like burnt or ashy or underripe flavors. >> reporter: with spoons in hand, they slurped their way through. >> the tasters don't know what brands they're testing until after the tests are over. so, they can't be influenced by brand name names. >> reporter: it took four hours a day, with breaks, of course, to rest their taste buds. >> it was all labeled medium body and the experts tasted it black, no sugar, no milk. >> reporter: two weeks later, they were finished and the scores tallied up for the winning cup. >> let's get to some results. you drink almost no coffee and i have one cup a day but i put all
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kinds of junk in it. >> so we're not buying it. >> people who like to buy beans and do their own coffee at home, how did that do? >> allegro organic continental blend, you don't have to go crazy. just a little -- it's a darker roast with a bold flavor. this is interesting. berry and citrus flavor. >> i don't taste that in there. in black coffee i always taste a certain bitterness. >> i'm with you. wait until we get to this one. if you love this, it has the lowest cost per cup among the other whole bean choices at whole foods market. >> let's move on to the people who like to go to the store and buy ground coffee. what brands did well there? >> starbucks takes the cake. 25 cents per cup. here is the deal. little sipy sip. overall flavor is strong. hints of chocolate and fruit. and this one has some bitterness. if you think the other one is bitter -- >> i do taste a little chocolate taste in that. >> really? i didn't taste the chocolate.
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>> or it could be the after taste of this one lingering on that one. >> what about the big brand names? the commercials are always for -- not to single anybody out. maxwell house, folgers. how did they do? >> here is the takeaway. big names don't always mean the best flavor. i thought that was very interesting. according to consumer reports, some of these brands tended to be flat and they argue lacked complexity. more expensive doesn't mean better. when it comes to coffee, you can have the best of both worlds. yummy and affordable. >> these pods are everywhere. one brand that jump the out there? >> $8.58 per package, 85 cents a cup. they're growing in popularity at home, in the workplace. a lot of people want their individually brewed cup of coffee. this one wins. it has -- >> i can't drink any more. >> flavor notes of caramel and a trace of fruit. >> as a noncoffee drinker, what
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do you think? >> i don't taste fruit as other people do. it's not bad. >> wasn't there another tip where people said if you want a great cup of coffee, don't forget, you need to start with water? >> the big takeaway, how many people actually use bottled water to brew their coffee. if you do, you're ahead of the game. bottled water and filtered water are the best way to get that perfect cup of coffee. they say tap water interferes with the taste a little bit. little news you can use. >> sheinelle, thank you very much. let's go down to natalie. >> thanks to matt and sheinelle. ann romney, wife of former presidential candidate mitt romney. she's sharing a big announcement that could make a huge fight against multiple sclerosis, a disease she's battled since 1998. special anchor maria shriver is with us now. maria, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. ann romney has struggled with ms through two presidential campaigns and now she's taking action, launching a project that could bring new treatments and even a cure to millions of
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patients. we sat down with her to talk about her health and her hopes and whether the romneys will endure another run for the presidency. >> riding a horse or -- >> reporter: we met ann romney at this horse farm outside l.a. where she comes to recover from the rigors of campaigning and her 16-year battle with multiple sclerosis, a neurologic disease that, at times, has left her unable to walk or talk. during the presidential campaign of 2012, your ms flared up and you had to come off the trail? >> that's correct. >> reporter: how much did that scare you and your husband? you're on the presidential campaign and all of a sudden -- >> i didn't tell him. i wanted to disappear. there was a real good warning sign for me, wake-up call. >> reporter: now with her ms in remission, mrs. romney is launching the ann romney center for neurologic diseases set to open at brigham and women's
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hospital in boston, it will bring 200 experts under one roof to develop new advances for ms as well as alzheimer's, parkinson's, als and brain tumors. >> i'm hoping that we'll make some true breakthroughs. >> reporter: did you ever imagine you would step forward as an advocate? >> never. i'm going to get emotional about that. never. i never would have imagined myself being in a position to have that impact. >> reporter: why not? >> i don't know. i don't think of myself as anyone except just a little girl that rides her horse, then grew up and was a mommy and now all of a sudden, you know, i can have a voice and i want that voice to be a voice of compassion. i exercise every day. >> reporter: to control her ms, mrs. romney has used medication and alternative treatments like equine therapy. >> just being around the horses gave me such joy. physically, it helped me as well, with balance, with core
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strength. it gave me those moments where i was strong and i was vibrant and i was excited and had nrnenergy. and so for me it was a turning point. >> reporter: they now face another turning point, whether to launch another campaign for president. recent polls show mitt leading all potential gop candidates for 2016. >> as you're walking through airports, everyone is screaming at you, run again. it's complimentary. >> reporter: do you talk about, like, let's try this again? third time will be the charm like it has been for other people who run? >> we are having no serious conversations about it, because we said at the end, we will never do this again. it was hard. we've done it. we've had our turn. >> reporter: the republican party is viewed by so many women as having a gender problem, a women problem. do you believe that? >> no question, there is a
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problem. no question. they need to fix that. there's no question that we need to listen better. we need to have women believe that we're on their side. >> reporter: with ms a predominantly female disease, she hopes her center brings new hope to millions of women patients like herself. >> i want to not even, maria, be talking about this in 20 years. i want this to be resolved. >> reporter: the romneys want to raise $50 million for her center and they are contributing some of their own money. for more information on how you can help, go to by the way, a little earlier this morning, mitt tweet this had cute, old picture and a sweet letter to his wife about the center's inauguration. and in it, he called her a warrior. cute. >> very cute. maria shriver, thanks. appreciate it. we have padma lakshmi, spicing up your chili recipe and
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also a live performance from country stars florida georgea line after your local news and weather.
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good morning, everyone. i am chris cato. 8:26. let's check the first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> the clouds are finally starting to break. we are seeing more and more sunshine. bright sunshine now at the jersey shore. that's the view from cape may. 68 degrees in wildwood, 67 in atlantic city. 60s for the entire area, but not for long. with more and more sunshine, watch temperatures climb to 80 later today. let's see how the morning rush is shaping up. >> for drivers on 76 you're dealing with a few things. taillights westbound, you have one vehicle off on the shoulder, then eastbound you have this
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vehicle in the middle of the roadway, left-hand lane. has hazards on, doesn't look like it got in an accident but it is delayed, traffic is backing up behind it. then in new jersey on i-95 eastbound, accident at route 539, exit 8 but that's moved to the shoulder. a man is dead after being shot 30 times in north philadelphia. it happened 12:30 this morning. a man and woman were on a porch. two men walked up, opened fire on the 24-year-old man. no word as to why he was targeted. police are looking for the shooters. we will have another update in about 25 minutes. remember, you can always get the latest news and weather at now back to the "today" show. i am chris cato. have a great tuesday.
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we're back now 8:30 on a tuesday morning, october 14th, 14th year of the year -- of the decades, of the century. trying to get this right. i'm still a little frazzled by this lady back here. >> linda roberts. >> i don't see your husband. >> he's in tennessee. >> that's the secret to 44 years, separate anniversary
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trip. now you're talking! >> at the lake house. >> finally figured it out. >> thank you for clearing that up for us. >> we're going to have a special performance from florida georgia line where her husband is building that lake house. >> also ahead, temperatures dropping in some parts. not around here necessarily. sounds good right now, bowl of chili. that is just the best. lucky for us, padma lakshmi is here. she has three delicious chili recipes that your going to love. >> we were having a discussion, do you like beans with your chili. >> or rice. >> cheese. >> sour cream. >> chunk chili. >> yeah, chunky thick. >> she has options. cowboy chili, that's a good one. no secret, we love high heels around here. the big ones that i have on today. have you heard about this exhibit, the entire museum devoted to high heels? >> aka, your closet? >> i'm fainting now.
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i'm fainting now. >> carson is like, what? i don't know how to catch. >> catch me, carson. >> wow! >> you can't catch a woman -- well, your wife. you caught her. we're going to take a look at this exhibit and find out how cool it is. >> and, carson, you've been replaced. >> no. >> just kidding. casey wilson from nbc's new show "marry me" is in the orange room, taking over today's twitter and instagram accounts. that's right. >> make yourself comfortable. >> enjoy it! >> she's really tense about the whole thing. you can use the #today's takeover. >> also don't forget, the battle is on "the voice." plus a big announcement for you regarding next season -- or next cycle, as we say, as it's done twice a year. next cycle, pharrell williams will be returning along with
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adam levine, black shelton and christina aguilera returns to the panel on "the voice." >> like that chemistry. >> keep it going a little bit. she just had a baby. we're excited to see christina, who was there in the beginning, back on the show. >> you had five coaches and only four chairs and then there's a fight for that last chair. musical chairs. >> that would be good. we'll work on that one, al. >> thank you very much. just a thought. i'm just throwing that out for you. >> fight for it. let's show you what we've got as far as your weather is concerned. for "today," severe storms to talk about. risk of strong weather from central florida all the way to southern ohio. we are watching these storms. can't rule out tornadoes. we've got tornado watches in effect today. tomorrow that severe weather makes its way up into the northeast and midatlantic states. good morning, i am meteorologist bill henley. getting ready for a warm one as
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clouds move out, temperatures move up. bright sunny skies and a healthy breeze out of the south gusting 25 miles per hour. another warm one tomorrow. cloids are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours. and rain to start off thursday. clears out later in the day. that will allow us to dry out for friday and the weekend. and temperatures come down. 71 degrees saturday, breezy, and cooler sunday and monday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. we want to say hi to marcus lemonis, host of "the prophet," where he does whatever it takes to fix struggle iing. >> little less food, little more fashion. tonight's episode is all about women's fashion. lot of tempers, lot of excitement. >> how tough is it? your first show is this local clothing store. they have to battle these big box stores and all the chain
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stores. how do people make their way in this kind of environment? >> you have to have great merchandising and a great product. i think women today really want to shop with people they know and they want service. they don't want to just buy a lot of things off the rack. you have to beat them on price. >> you put your own money -- >> my own money. >> how much have you put insofar? >> 20 episodes i have $11 million in small business. >> wow! literally putting your money where your mouth is. are you single? >> no. >> are you happy? that's what she wanted to know. marcus, thank you so much. catch new shows of "the profit" here on cnbc. you either love your high heel heels or you hate them. now these stylish shoes are taking center stage at a popular exhibit here in new york. jenna bush hager went to check it out. >> we know how you feel about the high heels. >> love them. >> natalie "shoe horse" morales.
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i recently went to an exhibit the art of the high heel shoe. i saw history, glamour, and yes, even pain. high heels can be sexy, sensational, some even shocking. and then there's the pain. >> this red, it's my blood. >> reporter: it seems everyone has an opinion, even the ladies of "today." >> love or hate relationship with the high heel? >> i would say it's a hate. i tolerate it because i think it makes your calf look good. and it makes me taller. >> i'll take comfort any day over the killer. >> comfort over killer. >> comfort over killer. >> love heels so much, my rain boots have heels. >> reporter: no! >> power shoe. it's fabulous! >> reporter: i went to check out the fabulous footwear at killer heels. >> mixing up the different styles, historical and contemporary shoes. >> reporter: lisa small, the curator of the museum. we all have this memory of
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putting our mother's shoes on and walking around the house. >> i think women like the way they look and feel in them, confident, powerful. >> reporter: small collected nearly 200 high heels from all over the world in different styles, shapes and materials. this is the oldest shoe in the collection? >> yes. it dates from about the early 16th century. >> i can't believe women have been wearing heels this long. and this was a platform, an early platform? >> that's right. then, as now, the higher the shoe, the more status. interestingly, these were covered by the dresses that the women wore. they were sort of undergarments in a way. >> reporter: it pays tribute to the women who have captivated us, their style, their glamour and the shoes that helped turn them into icons. marilyn monroe? >> marilyn monroe's stiletto pumps, literally the height of
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the stiletto moment. she did a lot of work in film, publicity to popularize the iconic high heel. >> reporter: at each display a glimpse into the imagination of the designer. we asked kristen soriano, who now has his own shoe line to tell us about his shoe. >> i want it to feel like a piece of jewelry in its own way. a little glitz, a little glam, which we all love. >> who doesn't love the glam? >> exactly. exactly. >> reporter: this exhibit celebrates high heels and women's infatuation with them. why do you think americans have always been infatuated with the heel? >> it's almost like she puts on a new personality every time she tries on a different shoe. even if you sit anyway cubicle every day, you can wear a cool pair of shoes because even though they're under your desk you know they're special to you. >> reporter: different shoes for different personalities. whether you love or hate them, the killer heels on your feet can say so much. >> every one of the shoes here
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has a story to tell about either the kind of person that wore it or what was important in that culture at the time. >> reporter: have you often thought if these shoes could talk? >> yes, especially about the marilyn monroe shoe. >> and we're all wearing these great shoes. >> and my shoes or our shoes could talk, i think they would say meow. >> mine would say get out of my way, because they're weapons. >> seriously. you could kill somebody. >> mine say get a podiatrist. podiatrist needed. >> great color. >> they're beautiful. i just would never wear these ever. i would be scared. >> they look like art. that's the point. these are all pieces of art. these are united nude. we have to thank piper line who has given us these terrific shoes to create this exhibit for us. they're controversial. you two love them.
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>> a certain height. >> a certain height that makes your body, posture -- >> i don't like to be that tall because i wind up hunching a lot. it is nice for the shape of the woman's body. >> you shouldn't be allowed to wear shoes like that. science says it lifts your tush. >> my tush feels lifted. >> padma is going to run and take those shoes off and get in the kitchen. >> go, go, go, go, go! >> if you want to show us your shoes, take a picture and share it with us at #shoe selfie. >> otherwise known as shelfie. >> padma is cooking in the kitchen. chili three ways. got that? three ways. she'll get there soon enough. none of us are walking.
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all right. back now at 8:42 with "today's"
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kitchen. time to break out the pots and pans and sharpen those knives, because bravo's top chef is back for season 12. >> that's right. >> as we always love, doing a little cooking for us, padma, nice to see you. >> nice see you, too. >> taking the show to boston? >> yes. i love boston. i went to college in massachusetts. so much of our country's history begins there. there were a lot of firsts. we have a former winner of "top chef," richard blaise. we go to plymouth and serve dinner at plymouth and then we also serve dinner under the green monster on fenway. >> you had to bring up the red sox? >> i'm sorry. >> you really needed to do that? >> they made me go in there. i felt very traitorous, i must say. >> your kids love this show? >> yes. >> my 13-year-old son loves this show. you may be one of the reasons. i'm not sure. he is 13 after all. >> one time i went to a bar
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mitzvah and i was mobbed like i was justin bieber or something. i have a tween following. we're making three kinds of chili today. >> a more traditional one. you're substituting turkey for the beef. >> that's right. i want to do a healthier version of this very beloved comfort food. the weather is going to get cold. there's football. there's a great thing to make. it's better the next day. we just browned some turkey with all these spices and vegetables. carrots, celery, peppers, onion, garlic, green chile and some oregano. once the meat gets some color, add tomorrow atoes, tomato past water as well as these chipotles and adobo. >> you can tone it down if you like less spice? >> absolutely. that should get to a boil in five minutes. you want to cover it and cook it down for 45.
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>> next is the white chili. what are you leaving out? >> the red tomatoes and all the tomato paste. we're doing veal basically in a little bit of hot oil, some fennel seeds, which are right here. in a blender you basically put all these vegetables and you're using green tomatoes or mexican tomato tomatoes. first we're going to put in a little milk to soften this meat. you want to make sure that it's broken down. this will tenderize your meat. once all that white is gone from the pan, about five minutes, you're going to add this. >> this is what it comes out looking like? >> there's chives in it. >> vegetarian. >> white beans in the second one, beans and meat and this one is just beans. traditional indian dish called
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rajma, which just means kidney beans. it's very hearty. this recipe has less than 230 calories a serving and it has eight grams of protein. >> real quickly, what are the spices? >> cumin, crushed red chiles and garlic minutes, garam masala. the ginger went in earlier. >> that cooks down? >> this cooks down as well. you want to cook it down for a long time. add the beans at the last minute, garnish with cilantro. >> i'm going to try the white chili. i've never had something like that before. let me try that and tell people as i do this that the new season of "top chef" appears tomorrow, 10:00, 9:00 central on bravo. up next, florida georgia
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> florida georgia line sky rocketed to the top of the country charts two years ago with their double platinum album. >> now back with their follow-up "anything goes" and new song "dirt." hi, guys. good morning. >> good morning. >> great to have you back. we love when you're here. "anything goes." you did an interview once and said this album really is just that. it's how you're living your lives these days. what's going on in life? >> that, too. tyler just got engaged. i'm married. we have our dogs on the road. just the way we try to stay in a
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fresh state of mind and create our song. >> so smart of you to mention the wife and fichlt ance before the dogs. didn't go unnoticed. watching you rehearse early this morning. you know what struck me? you guys like each other. there's no early morning turning your back on each other. no, seriously. >> you know what? we have been very blessed. we met each other in college and hit it off and became best friends and we get to do this crazy life, live this crazy life and do what we love together. man, it's killer. >> what are you going to sing? >> we're going to do "dirt." >> you have a lot of fans here. take it away.
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♪ you get your hands in it plant your roots in it dusty headlights dance with your boots in it ♪ ♪ you write her name on it spin your tires on it build your corn field whiskey bonfires on it you bet your life on it yeah ♪ ♪ its that elm shade red roads clay you grew up on that plowed up ground that your dad damned his luck on that post game party field you circled up on ♪ ♪ and when it rains you get stuck on drift a cloud back behind county roads that you run up the mud on her jeans that she peeled off and hung up ♪ ♪ her blue eyed summertime smile looks so good that it hurts makes you wanna build a 10
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percent down white picket fence house on this dirt dirt ♪ ♪ you've mixed some sweat with it taken a shovel to it you've stuck some crosses and some painted goal posts through it you know you came from it that's right some day you'll return to it ♪ ♪ its that elm shade red roads clay you grew up on that plowed up ground that your dad damned his luck on that post game party field you circled up on ♪ ♪ and when it rains you get stuck on drift a cloud back behind county roads that you run up the mud on her jeans that she peeled off and hung up her blue eyed summertime smile looks so good that it hurts ♪ ♪ makes you wanna build a ten percent down white picket fence house on this dirt dirt ♪
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♪ you know you came from it some day you'll return to it ♪ ♪ its that elm shade red roads clay you grew up on that plowed up ground that your dad damned his luck on that post game party field you circled up on ♪ ♪ and when it rains you get stuck on drift a cloud back behind county roads that you run up the mud on her jeans that she peeled off and hung up her blue eyed summertime smile looks so good that it hurts ♪ ♪ makes you wanna build a ten percent down white picket fence house on this dirt ♪ ♪ makes you wanna build a ten percent down white picket fence house on this dirt dirt dirt ♪
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♪ you know you came from it and some day you'll return to it ♪ >> florida georgia line, thank you. guys will stick around and talk to us next hour. first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> favorite moment of that little song was in the middle of it when natalie looked over to me and said i have the same jeans. >> i do. i do. the guys are going to stick around and talk to us next hour. we have another song with them, too. >> weave going into youtube studio in new york good morning, i am chris cato. 8:56. it is warming up nicely. let's get the first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> a cloudy one. still scattered clouds around. we're seeing more and more sunshine. just high clouds surrounding comcast center in center city. the numbers have started to
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climb. currently in philadelphia we're looking at 69 degrees, northeast philly is up to 70, along with wildwood. we climb through the 70s and top out at 80 degrees this afternoon. sunny, warm, breezy day today. today is the last day for new jersey voters to register for the november general election. you have until end of the business day today to do so at your county clerk's office. voters in new jersey will be deciding several things including the senate race. all 12 of the congressional seats are up for grabs. and so are two ballot questions, including one to overhaul the state bail system. delaware county detectives trying to figure out if a fire that destroyed one home and damaged two others in clifton heights was set on purpose. it happened yesterday on the 200 block of south springfield road. three people were hurt, including a firefighter. the homeowner stepped out to run an errand and came back to find the house in flames. he believes the fire was arson. from the trend bureau,
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trenton fire department is growing in ranks. this afternoon, officials swear in 12 new firefighters. and promoting medical services, including the first ever african-american female captain. we have another update in 25 minutes. remember, you can always get the latest news and weather at now we go back to the "today" show. i am chris cato. have a great tuesday. this is ceo tom macarthur's world.
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in macarthur's world, he opposes new laws to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. and macarthur opposes a woman's right to choose backed by a group that would outlaw abortion even for rape and incest. for us in the real world, aimee belgard. aimee will fight for equal pay and protect a woman's right to choose. aimee belgard's on our side. i'm aimee belgard and i approve this message.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, october 14th, 2014. i'm natalie morales, along with al roker and tamron hall. willie is on assignment. >> how long have we all been doing this show together? >> a while now. >> february. >> are you okay? >> yeah. >> so, i said to my producer, one of our producers, adam miller, you know what would be great if at the end of the open, there was a four shot. >> here we go. >> when you come back on tuesday, it's going to be there. >> done. >> it's going to be there. >> adam, would you care to
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respond? >> the conference call that none of us was on. >> you would have known. >> but also at the end of the party that we had last week, because al left early, we had a conversation about this, that this was your dream. >> all four of us. >> we're going to make it happen. >> the four musketeers and yet -- >> one more day. >> there's no picture of us all together. it's like two and two. >> we will make that happen. don't worry. dreams come true. >> that's right. >> adam will wave his wand. >> i don't dream big. >> you have flowers. that's your consolation prize. >> they kind of look like asparagus. >> a snack in between. >> and i worry that the dimensions are too long. we need martha stewart to surprise us. the arrangement is beautiful. don't get me wrong. but look how long it is and asparagus like. >> it could cover certain things. >> but no one wants that to be
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covered. >> is this strategy? >> i don't know. paging dr. google. shall we move on? >> or dr. freud. >> that's what that was. so google, we looked up everything from what is that flower to what's the weather like? i don't know. google is now testing a service that would allow you to reach out to google and hear a google doctor and get advice on a medical situation. not anything major but if you have an upset stomach, you think you have food poisoning. and it would be available for 24 hours and you could just log in from home and consult with a doctor you don't know. not your primary physician, but a doctor to give you advice. kind of like web md, but with a person. >> and nobody would possibly get the wrong diagnosis on the web. >> i mean, i don't know -- we don't know google's vetting process, who these doctors are. i imagine that they're going to be truly licensed professionals
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on the other end. >> i'm not a doctor. i play one on the internet. >> some doctors are -- >> your primary care doctor might see you via skype or e-mail back and forth with you. like last night i cooked chicken and the chicken -- i apologize to my house guest, was still red in the middle. >> not good. >> ooh, chicken tartar. >> i think i have food poisoning. did i food poison myself? what amount of red makes it poisonous? >> juices run clear. that's the key with chicken. >> there was nothing. it was dry but it was red. it was dry, red chicken. i ate it anyway. and i didn't tell my guests until now. >> that's the best part. i ate it anyway and poured a little more gravy on it. >> exactly. but dr. google could tell me if i had anxiety or food poisoning and they would also direct issues like insomnia. >> wouldn't it be great if it was a guy in like brooklyn named dr. google?
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hi, this is dr. google. what do you think? you got a problem? listen, cook it all the way through. >> is that how he would sound? >> that's how dr. google in brooklyn, has thick glasses -- >> they have a trial period for this. google is covering all the costs of the online consultation. we reached out to google. >> nurse yahoo, could you come in here? i want to check something out! >> only you would go there. >> did you see my anesthesiologist, ask? >> can they treat whatever that is on google? >> not soon enough. >> that's interesting. you know, i think -- >> i go to web md. >> i go to google and web md. it would be nice if some of our health care professionals were more available to us. >> there are so many symptoms like other symptoms. >> i know. i know. dr. google, i know. >> i do know one thing. it's not a tumor! >> could be.
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all right. we have time for this subject. >> so, year-round schools. one school district in virginia -- a number of them have thought about this. they're considering holding year-round classes. the kids are still going to go for 180 days but it's over 12 months. >> but it's how they split it up. >> nine weeks on and three weeks off, nine weeks on, three weeks off. it is going to cost the school districts more, i understand, because you're keeping the school open and running during the entire time. >> that's right. but do you also save in say, remedial courses because kids don't get that summer slide that so many kids get? >> there's something known as brain drain which we've covered through education nation. it actually exists when kids take a break for the summer, even some of the brightest of kids end up taking a few steps back over the summer break. >> it is the summer slide. and you definitely -- even with my own kids, as much as you try during the summertime to get them to do moth and read as much as possible, they do regress a little bit. >> and then there's also -- i
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remember, you know, when i was a kid, you looked forward to that -- that long ago. you know, the end of june. you had two months, clear sailing. >> yeah. >> and when you get into high school, i don't think you put a cost on the education you get by working a summer job. >> absolutely. >> we all did it. >> i agree. >> summer and during the school year, i worked year round. >> there were balances. >> going to summer camp. i mean, you form great friendships with people. you develop life skills outside of the classroom. >> right now our students are behind in science, math and reading. >> right. >> i think last year, we were -- i think -- i don't want to misquote the number. we were certainly in the near bottom. >> bottom, yeah. >> we were. >> of testing. >> but we're near the top in awesome summers. >> and confidence. >> you know who says that's absolutely true? dr. google. dr. google says, hey, we're number one with that so that's good. >> can dr. google go on a doctor
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vacation? >> i don't think so. i don't know. >> you are a cartoon character, dr. google. i want a dr. google al. >> okay. tell us about what reese witherspoon is now saying. >> she's speaking out -- remember, i guess it was 2013, she was out with her husband, jim. and they were pulled over under -- it was believed that he was driving under the influence of alcohol. anyway, he was arrested. the dash cam caught that moment where reese and her husband had a confrontation with the police officer. she was actually arrested. >> don't you know who i am? that kind of thing. >> she was arrested, said to him, don't you know who i am? yesterday she pled no contest. yesterday she spoke out and said i think it was a moment where people realized that i was not exactly what they thought i was. i guess maybe we all like to define people by the way the media presents them and i think i showed that i have complexity that people don't know about. it's part of human nature.
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i made a mistake. we all make mistakes. the best you can do is say sorry and move on. >> somebody probably asked her about it. >> that's usually what happens. someone asked and at some point you say i have to answer. >> she should have said that sooner. that's a very honest answer. >> it is. she said you say you're sorry and you move on. we talked about that before. the larger point is she often plays this girl next door, "sweet home alabama" which i so love that movie. and people see her as this character and not as someone who could obviously get ticked off or something, or whatever else happened there. >> known as a perfectionist and has been type cast as that, even in the movies she plays. exactly. all right. here is a piece of video you are just going to love. >> i love this. >> for all moms and dads out there, how often do you feel like a zombie when you're trying to take care of your kids and you're multitasking and everybody wants a piece of you? take a look at how some moms have taken on michael jackson's "thriller" in a new video called
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"toddler." ♪ it's close to midnight something little's lurking in the dark next to the night light you see a sight that almost stops your heart ♪ ♪ you want to scream you're cleaning pee and poop instead of sleeping now wash the sheets and you really cannot believe the time you're out of your mind ♪ ♪ cause this is toddler toddler night the beast is running from you while you're chasing it with wipes cause this is toddler toddler night ♪ ♪ you're vying for some sleep instead of potty training tonight ♪ >> i love those lyrics. i remember once laying down on the floor, literally just
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falling asleep. >> make this go away. >> i think leyla was sick and nicky was -- you lost your mind. >> you feel that way. you don't take a shower for days sometimes. >> i don't know about that. >> okay, that's only happened to me. that was just me. >> al just pees in the shower. >> i heard from people all weekend long. >> and what was the consensus? >> they thought the two of you were disgusting. >> they did. >> come on. >> and willie, too. >> the three of you. >> everybody i talked to on my end said, come on, we all do it. >> not on social media. for people who don't know what we're talking about, last week there was a survey asking whether or not you pee in the shower. >> it wasn't a survey, just a college wanted students to pe. in the shower to save water, as if it makes a difference. three out of four of your hosts pee in the shower. >> occasionally. not all the time. >> no, not all the time.
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>> except for mr. clean. >> we have some severe weather to talk about. especially in the southeast, as we're watching these systems push to the east. so, from charleston, west virginia, all the way down into central florida, we're talking about strong storms already firing up. we have tornado watches in effect for parts of the carolinas all the way down into florida. in fact, right now we've got a tornado warning that's going on, as you make your way into parts of north carolina. it is really going to be kind of dangerous over the next 24 hours. we have got flash flood watches and warnings up. we're talking about a lot of rain. anywhere from two to three inches but locally could be up to five inches of rain in parts of the florida panhandle. and we are watching gonzalo. it will become the most powerful atlantic hurricane of the season. 140 miles northeast of san juan. it's headed for bermuda again.
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they got smacked by fay last week. we'll be watching this category 3 hurricane. could cause major good morning. i am meteorologist bill henley. getting ready for a warm one. as clouds move out, temperatures move up. bright sunny skies and a healthy breeze out of the south, gusting to 25 miles per hour. another warm one tomorrow, but clouds are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours, and rain to start off thursday. clears out later in the day. that will allow us to dry out for friday and the weekend. temperatures come down. 71 degrees saturday, breezy, and cooler sunday and monday. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> new album out today and getting ready for their big headlining tour, the boys from florida georgia line, tyler hubbard and brian kelly. hey, hello again. >> right after this. you're going to want honey bunches of oats!
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we've been having a great time this morning with country duo florida georgia line. they just treated us to a performance of their number one single "dirt" a little while ago. they're out with their second album called "anything goes." >> that's right. tyler hubbard, brian kelly are florida georgia line. great to see you guys. you were with us the other week. the title "anything goes" has some specific meaning. what does it mean to you guys? >> you know what, man? i think for us, it's just another way of getting out of the box, man. kind of setting the standard of no rules as far as, you know, song writing. just kind of -- we're writing life right now, man. just wanting to stay fresh, stay creative. get out of the box and, you know, anything goes, man. >> is there no pressure with a sophomore album? the first one went double platinum. is that really it? no pressure here and we're just having fun? >> we really didn't feel any
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pressure. our fans have been amazing the past couple of years on the road and tweeting at us. eve everywhere we go, our fans are incredible. country radio has been so good to us, we took all that energy and got back in the studio and put it towards that. we are just trying to go, do the same thing that we did the first go around. try to represent where we're at. you know, it's an album that is tyler and i. it is country music. we're very, very proud of it. >> where you are at, as you put it, is shaking of country music. you teamed up with nellie and for some traditional country fans who embraced it are saying our country guys are with hip hop but they're rocking. they're doing something different. >> it's fun. like i said, it's fun to stay fresh and creative and mix it up and do something different and kr create our own sound. a lot of people are embracing it. some aren't. we have a philosophy.
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turn it up or turn it off. >> turn it up or turn it off. i like that. >> embrace that. >> i'm going to have that tattooed. >> what i think is fascinating, i heard your music on hits one on sirius xm. it's not on country. you guys have really expanded the genre so that you're bringing a whole different group of people in. >> that's been our thing, man. we've heard that a lot. that's one of our favorite compliments when we meet someone that says, you know what? i've never been into country until you guys and now i love country. for the people that don't like what we are doing, it's fun to be part of country music. it's fun to bring more people to the genre, step out of the boundaries. it's the number one format in music right now. for us, we're just proud and honored to be part of country music. >> you're on the road a lot, on tour. we got a little behind the scenes view of what you guys do before you get out on stage. tell us about the circle formation. >> yeah. we just kind of huddle up with
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our crew, our band, our team and everybody that's there that night. sometimes it's friends. label makers, management, whoever. we get together. in with the good, out with the bad, say a prayer, do a chant. >> love that. >> and have a little fireball usually and take it to the stage. >> we've done this ritual since we began. we always do the ritual. >> we have to talk fashion, though. i'm going to be superficial. i love that johnny cash t-shirt. can you stand up? do you pick out your own stuff? >> i love to stand up, thank you for asking, actually. tyler, come on and stand up, brother. >> modeling. >> those jeans that brian is wearing, i have those jeans. >> i can do a little something like this if you want, like that right there. something like right here. >> oh! >> hey now. >> is that what you're thinking or -- >> suddenly it's a different show. >> that booty. >> anything goes. >> did you just say booty dat?
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taking a look at the headlines, a texas nurse infected with ebola is being treated with blood plasma from ebola survivor dr. kent brantly. doctors hope that antibodies in brantly's blood will help nina pham to fight off the virus. officials are trying to determine how she was infected. she used protective clothing and our safety procedures to treat thomas eric duncan, who later died from the disease. tense moments for passengers on an american airlines plane from san francisco to dallas shortly after takeoff, the walls inside the cabin began to pop and crack. after the pilot took a look at the damage he decided to return
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to san francisco. american airlines says the crack was most likely caused by a broken air duct, but the safety of the plane was never compromised. there's been a spike in the number of children exposed to liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes. more than 2,700 people have called poison control this year to report exposure to the chemical. health officials say exposure typically happens when parents leave bottles of liquid nicotine within reach. breaking a north american record when his massive pumpkin weighed in at a whopping 2,058 pounds, just shy of setting the record. the farmer walked away with more than $13,000 for the winning contest. that's impressive. stark reminder to keep your eye on the action at a sporting event. take a look at this guy, watching this motorcycle race in west virginia while talking on the phone. a speeding bike skids right towards him. he simply jumps over the bike and continues on with his conversation.
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i did it...and i feel beautiful. visit for details. good morning. i am vai sikahema. let's get the first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. summer like day today. >> we are seeing bright sunshine for most of the area, but not all. pocono mountains are dealing with clouds and a little fog in spots. this is a view from the banks of the delaware. the clouds will be thing out. the temperatures have been warming. right now in philadelphia, we're looking at low 70s. northeast philadelphia, 70 degrees, 63 in pocono mountains, and 72 in wildwood. look at the sunshine for the city. bright, sunny skies. afternoon temperatures near 80 degrees. a man stabbed at a bar in upper darby last week has died.
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he was slashed in the throat. the struggle caught on surveillance video. police say migel he is ka lon attacked him and is on the run. two firefighters were injured in tacony section of philadelphia. one had heat exhaustion, the other smoke inhalation. the fire started in one house and spread to two others, forcing several families out of their homes. the red cross is now helping those families. delaware county has the first meeting of ebola and infectious disease taskforce. the goal of the taskforce is to provide first responders in the public with information needed to handle a potential case of ebola. county leaders and members of the taskforce will reveal more details this afternoon. count on nbc10 to let you know what happens. another update in about 25 minutes. send you back to the "today" show. i am vai sikahema.
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at's . >> over? >> oh, that's just not right. >> i don't understand how you can watch "the walking dead" and you're afraid of the scarecrow. >> because i have hot chocolate, ice cream and a blanket. i need comfort food. >> that sounds like a recipe to watch a zombie show. >> those people just wanted a selfie. >> are we going to a haunted house together or something like that? >> eventually. >> yeah, that's what i hear. god, i hate those things. i really -- the whole scaring thing. it's just -- really? do we have to go? anyway, for "today" we've got a risk of strong storms from roanoke, all the way down into central florida, orlando part of this.
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we'll be watching these firing up. tomorrow, we're looking at a risk of strong storms making their way into the midatlantic states, richmond on into wilmington. some of this will be happening late tonight into tomorrow morning. that's a real problem as well. more rain into the pacific northwest. windy conditions as well. northern california. rain back through the great lakes. beautiful day through the plains with temperatures in the upper 60s. plenty of sunshine all the way down into texas. that's what's good morning, i am meteorologist bill henley. getting ready for a warm one. as clouds move out, temperatures move up with bright sunny skies and a healthy breeze out of the south, gusting 25 miles per hour. another warm one tomorrow, but clouds are back with a chance of strong storms in the afternoon and evening hours. and some rain to start thursday off, but clears out later in the day. that will allow us to dry out for friday and the weekend. and the temperatures come down.
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71 degrees saturday. breezy, and cooler sunday and monday. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you. now to two famous faces, hector elizondo and cheech marin. >> cheech is one of half of the comedy duo, cheech and chong. the two have teamed up in the new 3d animated adventure "the book of life," with the backdrop being mexico's day of the dead. ♪ you you got what i need but you say he's just a friend but you say he's just a friend ♪ ♪ oh, baby you >> hector. this marquis meets mariachi and cheech. >> cheech. >> that's why the movie is so cute. it does blend culture, different styles of music all into this
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beautiful journey. >> this is a beautiful movie. it really is. i've been in a lot of great animated films and this is one of them. it's really, really good. it's like day of the dead meets orpheus, where they go to hell and back. >> you don't normally think of kids when you think of the day of the dead. >> i do, because i'm mexican. >> but it's when you honor the people -- >> it's a work of art. what makes it so important, i think, is because it's a universal story. love, family, romance. >> it is nbc universal, thank you very much. >> don't expect us to be funny. it's not going to happen. >> it's interesting. 14 years in the making. it's the first mainstream animated latin theme movie directed, animated and starring a number of latinos. >> way too many. >> long time. >> was it a long time in coming?
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14 years. it's the fastest growing demographic in this country. >> it's the power. >> nothing to be taken lightly. >> not only to be taken lightly we have a responsibility now, we're such a democrgraphic. >> 52% of children in the united states. they're all going to have 100 kids a piece because that's how we roll. >> we're going to replicate like lemmings. >> joaquin went in and said, by the way, i'm not latino. is that okay? he doesn't even use an accent. he said he was too intimidated by listening to you on the set. he said he was tempted but thought let me play this straight. >> pearlman. >> yeah. >> wonderful villain. one of my favorite characters in the movie is a pig, chuey. going to be a big hit. >> cheech, you're still touring.
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in fact, you were just with chong in alaska recently on tour. >> yeah. >> how is it still getting out there and -- i understand lots of fans come up to you with cheech and chong tattoos? >> a growing phenomena. it freaked me out at first but people come and have big cheech and chong tattoos on their body. there's a lot of them. >> what do you say? do you say thank you? >> it's a compliment. >> i don't know what to say. at first i was like, god, really? now i'm used to it. it's a really great way to get girls to take off their clothes, show you their tattoos, you know, so they do that. >> one of the things i've always been impressed with, you are a man with so many different accents. i mean, you're a man of latin descent, but you play so many different characters. was that by design or -- >> no. first of all, i'm from harlem, new york, uptown. not far away. there's a lot of music there. and being musically inclined, language is music for me.
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and somehow or other, it stuck. i love the sound of dialects and accents. to me, it's just a way of communicating as human beings, it's very special. i absorbed them. i practiced, of course. it just happened by osmosis. >> so in your favorite accent, can you read this tease for snus. >> weli have a few accents. what camera? okay. because there's a z in my name, which happens to be -- even though i'm pewter reuerto ricane upper west side -- let's do russian. okay? good. from "the book of life" nbc universal opens in theater this is friday, okay? up next from "saturday night live" to prime time sitcoms, new go-to lady, casey wilson is here. remember, do this or vladimir will talk to you. >> uh-oh. >> excellent.
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casey wilson made her first appearance as a cast member for two seasons on "saturday night live." >> cementing her reputation as one of hollywood's funniest actresses. >> and a great improv as well. casey now starring in a new nbc sitcom called "marry me." for anybody who walks down the aisle, first somebody has to pop the question. >> i want to do over the proposal. >> here? >> for you and make it perfect because you're perfect. i love you. >> i put that there. do you want me to -- >> no, no. i want to do it. >> you got it? >> jake? >> amy?
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>> will you marry me? >> oh, casey, good morning. >> good morning. >> how does it feel? you're back here at 30 rock, you know, you have those "saturday night live" flashbacks? >> yes, traumatic stress, post traumatic stress. no, i'm back. i love being here. i'm so excited to be here with you guys. thank you. >> the show is loosely based -- i think loosely. i'm hoping loosely based, a little bit, on your life. you are now married to the creator of the show, david caspie. >> anything. >> david, he's a cutie, by the way. >> thank you. >> how much is this art imitating life for you? >> a good bit. the character is over the top, has some anger issues and some personal struggles. i hope it's not based too closely on me but it seems to be. >> you've been married four months. >> four months. >> we asked you how it was going and you said? >> pretty good. >> no, that's not what you said. >> you said not well. >> i was joking. i was joking. i was joking.
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it's going -- every day is a gift. >> what is the best of marriage? what's the worst of marriage? >> oh, wow. the worst of marriage is i'm a complete mess and in my car i have blazers and bras and plates and forks and knives and things and i'm very messy and my husband is ocd and won't allow my friends to have red wine in the living room. >> ooh. >> how do you balance that? >> it's a hard balance. thank you for acknowledging my struggles. >> red wine in the living room? i do it all the time. >> what was your real proposal like? did you propose to him? >> no. thankfully. it was great. i knew it was coming. i did get my nails done, got a nice blowout. i came prepared. i thought -- i knew it was happening and it was very nice and nothing like the show. >> i understand, though, the wedding was quite a party. you boogied down on the dance floor a little too hard? >> a little too hard. >> what happened? >> a lot of things happened. i will too much to drink. i think that goes without saying. then i fell in front of
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everyone, not really face first but on my knees, as hard as i could and immediately was going to cry. then i realized you want the bride to get back up. nobody wants to see her go down too hard. i got right back up and kept it moving and the next day was in a wheelchair for the start of my honeymoon. >> ouch! >> but it was okay and everything is okay. >> i love how you explain everything with a smile. i was in a wheelchair for my honeymoon. >> you have a laugh track with you. a whole audience. >> my friends from home and god bless them. i need to bring them everywhere. >> absolutely. casey, thank you so much. premiere of "marry me" tonight, 9:00, 8:00 central here on nbc. >> congratulations. >> awesome. a sneak peek of youtube's newest digs that may help you become the next viral sensation. we go into the studio. so here's the new living room... tv, couch, pillows. nice! see, we've completely remodeled the kitchen. cozy.
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close-up. >> you can't come on the couch. n no. >> to a time lapse of an adorable baby taking her first steps. youtube magic can happen anywhere. but here in youtube's new 20,000 square-foot new york space, the video-sharing website hopes to help creators cook up even more viral videos. >> hi. >> hi. >> welcome to youtube. you've been a model in one of our "today" show segments. >> yes, i have. >> now you're my tour guide for youtube. >> yes, i am. >> half a million subscribers to her youtube channel. >> i am on a roll with these curly hair videos right now. >> she started off shooting videos in her basement with a web cam. >> over here, we're heading to an eating area. it doubles as the kitchen. and it also doubles as a workshop for creators like myself, who can come and learn
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about how to make videos, how to improve their videos. >> youtube space incorporates audio, editing and production equipment and officially opens in november. so creators can take their videos to the next level. >> at first, i didn't even know that there was a beauty community. i didn't know that people could actually go on youtube and teach others how to do makeup and hair and -- i don't know, create amazing videos. i thought it was all about music videos. >> the barely political channel has music videos like the famous crush on obama. ♪ cause i got a crush on obama >> over the past seven years, they turned out comedic videos that have been seen hundreds of millions of times. ♪ i did this i do that carve pumpkins you knew that ♪ >> youtube space where the team is shooting their own version of the hit "monster mash". ♪ here comes the wolfman he will show you how it's done he knows how to be creepy
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but always keeps it fun ♪ >> the space is designed with the idea that creators can shoot anywhere, even the bathroom. >> look who we found. jessica! >> hi. >> oh, getting dolled up? >> testing some shots in here since you could film in just about every single corner of this youtube space. >> miss jessica harlowe's channel has 600,000 subscribers to her hair and makeup tutorials. >> being able to come into the studio and utilize this, is that a game changer for you? >> it is. because i'm such a control freak. i'm used to doing everything all by myself. it's nice to get to change things up a little bit. you never know what might work and what you'll fall in love with. it's nice to surprise the audience a little bit. >> creators need to have 5,000 or more subscribers to use the youtube production facility. we should also point out that youtube actually takes 45% of the ad revenue generated. that is part of the controversy,
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ongoing dialogue. however, the studio is phenomenal. you wouldn't have access to such a high-end studio without -- >> paying for production quality. >> that's right. we're back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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lovely ladies. >> you know how they give the best beauty awards? >> yeah. >> that's what we're doing for you. >> florida georgia line is going to sing for us. >> they're great. how to play big and find your voice.
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good morning. i am vai sikahema. let's get our first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. going to be a nice day today, bill. >> a nice one already. temperatures are warming up. a few spots in the pocono mountains, seeing nothing from the melon bank building in center city. scattered clouds. humidity is out there, that will drop as the day goes on. right now, 70 in northeast philadelphia.
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wilmington 70, and 72 in trenton. thank you. delaware county will hold the first meeting of ebola and infectious disease taskforce. it will include police, fire, ems workers from the three health systems. members come up with a plan to make sure the county is prepared if there's a case of ebola. two firefighters were injured in tacony section of the city. one had heat exhaustion, the other smoke inhalation. the fire broke out this morning, started in one house, spread to two others, forcing several families out of homes. the red cross is there helping those families. now to the casino crisis in atlantic city. in a few minutes, owners of the taj mahal will ask a bankruptcy judge to terminate the agreement with union workers. taj mahal filed for bankruptcy last month. the owner trump entertainment threatened to close the casino in november if it doesn't get
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labor concessions. another update in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather on back to the "today" show. vai sikahema. have a great day.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> yes, everybody! good-bye combus day. it is october 14th, booze day, tuesday. we have a nice show here today with everybody. >> florida georgia line, they are amazing, they are going to sing this song for us, it will put you in a great mood called "sun daze". >> and chic magazine's best beauty products and we'll put them to the test. >> they do the shopping for you and tell you what to get. >> and we'll show you what
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flying in the future could actually look like. >> look at that. >> i think it is awesome. >> we'll try something new today. because we like new and fresh and exciting things. you know how usually kathie lee and i talk for ten minutes and go to commercial and somebody else comes up? a guest. this time -- this time we decided to not have a guest. it will just be more of us. this is planned. >> who was it? i don't know. >> i think it was neil patrick harris. >> always neil patrick harris. >> or hugh jackman. >> yes. >> anyway, let us know what you think. >> about what? >> about us talking for a long time. unlike other shows. >> all right, we could talk about this forever because amal -- >> alamuddin. >> is officially amal -- >> clooney. >> look at the legs on that woman. >> she, they got married, they went on a little honeymoon, did
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they? >> amanda. where did they go? you probably went with them. where did they go? >> i think england. >> england and italy. >> okay. so it was quick. >> then at the comic-con. >> he was spending his honeymoon at comic-con. >> for the first time, virgin on my honeymoon at comic-con. >> and what did he say about superman? >> he wanted to apologize when the batman outfit had nipples. >> true. he said he was sorry. they were mad at him. amal changed her name to clooney very quickly. we found out because it is on the website of the place where she works. the question is, what do you think about taking your husband's last name? what do you think? >> i'm surprised anybody talks about -- the era i was growing up, it was traditional, you did. my mother's era was -- you were
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hiding something if you didn't. for me, i think it is a personal choice. i had been married before, and had taken my -- just can't call him my husband, the man i had -- >> the marriage with. >> the certificate from the state of california. we're on fine terms, just it was never a marriage, it just wasn't. i wasn't attached to the name. i didn't want to -- >> you took his name and -- >> yes. you wanted to take frank's. >> i took his name the first time because it was already kathie -- a long story, but there was somebody in s.a.g. that already had my name. so you wanted to change the name. >> yes. >> so frank comes along and, you know, gifford is a good name. >> and frank gifford. >> and you didn't take your -- >> i did not. >> why not. >> well, i didn't because i didn't want to and now i clearly made the right choice. >> did he want you to? >> no. >> it is a possessive thing for men sometimes.
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cave men, let's be honest, you're my woman now. >> i think it is fine for women to keep their name, it is your family name, you take the name your dad gave you, your parents gave you when you were born and throw it out the window and say now i'm this. when it is amal and george clooney -- >> say what you said earlier. >> no. >> i wouldn't do it -- >> george clooney, i would do it in a second, because clooney. can you imagine? that could be the one. >> what if it was marvin clooney? >> yeah. >> a different clooney? >> a different -- no, indeed. but i think, you know, with george -- i love that she took it. she's a strong woman, she took his name. i think it is terrific. good -- we wonder what you think about that. i think a lot of people -- >> personal choice, don't you think? isn't that what it is all about? remember the good old days when it was about that? let me ask you this, did we get the commercial that -- okay, let's look at that. >> there is a commercial before
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he got married, so we set the stage for you, it is in another language, but he's -- >> who cares. >> from norway. ♪ ♪ >> oh, hey there. i was letting you sleep. like your dress? it looks better off than on. oh, i want to show you this. come here. i've been online looking for places for us in -- yeah. look at that. >> don't you want to be her.
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>> that beautiful new home they just bought in near downton abbey, just drop dead gorgeous. maybe that was inspiration for his whole marriage and everything. >> it started on that commercial. we want you to look at this picture, okay. all right. so we're going to ask you a question. it is not bradley cooper. >> you will not be able to answer it. which actor is this? he lost a lot of weight. okay. so you have a second. all right. you're probably wrong because here is who it is. it is zach galifianakis. look at the weight loss. >> he's half the guy. and now he's jake gyllenhaal. >> he is. anyway, he made a public appearance when he walked the red carpet at an event at -- >> the movie "birdman". >> he said he lost weight previously, i guess shedding it gradually, but he lost weight because he stopped drinking so much. he said he didn't realize vodka and sausage had a lot of
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calories or something. >> he has a 1-year-old son, but good for him. and somebody else who just has done that -- >> who? >> kelly osborne. >> oh, yes. >> kelly lost about 60 pounds as well. she just put this on instagram, a bikini shot of herself. >> by the way, she -- she's on vacation in australia. but there is -- i mean, by the way, she -- first of all, she looks terrific. >> she does. >> she's such a great person. every time we had her on, she wrote this picture with a confidence boost for her and she said, i look good. coming from her, you're cheering her on. >> not like some women who say i look good. >> i look good, and don't you hate people who say that, but not her. >> and jennifer lawrence, talking about her a lot, seems like a day can't go by, she showed some skin, this time she meant to, instead of -- >> yes. >> on the red carpet. we have seen this before. just the tuxedo jacket,
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basically, but -- >> i don't think it is that revealing. it is low cut, but i think she looks great. there is something about her that is, first of all, she loves to have fun. if you don't remember, she's the one who keeps tripping and falling. that's what the real stars do. so last night, you guys, was the voice battle rounds, when it gets really, really, really -- >> don't you want to go first to -- >> we have to wait for that? >> okay, we'll wait. that's what we call a tease in television. >> there is a little girl on the ellen show which we adore. she gives me confidence. 11-year-old girl. >> sophia grace. >> discovered by ellen. now on it a lot with her cousin rosie. >> rosie gives her confidence. there is a song called, a beyonce song called "listen." she is singing a beyonce song. she's only 11. take a listen.
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♪ oh the sun has come for my dream to be heard ♪ ♪ pushed aside into your own ♪ ♪ i'm not at home in my own home ♪ ♪ i try >> oh, my gosh. >> okay. >> wow. >> she knows the whole song. >> she's so good with all the words. i love that. >> where was little rosie? i like to see them together. >> would you do this? >> here is the trend. there are new wedding dresses
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being made all the time but these are taking the page from the movie "frozen." inspired wedding dresses. what is this about? okay? >> fairy tale weddings, i suppose. >> why would a grown woman want a "frozen" dress. maybe they don't know it is from the movie. maybe they look at it and like the dress. >> they're beautiful dresses. >> gorgeous. >> and ice blue is what they're doing. but if you knew they were from "frozen" inspired from the movie, unless you were a divorcee and you have kids and they say, mom, get the "frozen" dress and you go, okay, no? >> again, feminism, freedom of choice. i just -- i think part
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>> look at the one with his head shaved. ♪ won't you help me i'm amaze d ♪ ♪ i'm amaze d that he doesn't really understand ♪ ♪ i'm amazed baby i'm amazed ♪ >> we're going to pick who we think won. i pick the shaved head guy. >> i picked him yesterday. >> you did. okay, i'll pick the other guy. >> let's see who won. >> i'm going to go with luke. >> luke! congratulations, representing team pharrell. >> i think that's a mistake. >> griffin is available to steal. >> we got a steal!
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>> oh, yeah. >> that is what is so great about this steal. >> they get to fight for him. >> now he gets to pick. >> who did he pick? blake. >> he went with blake. >> that was such a thrill. >> that is so exciting. >> depressed and happy and up and down. it is like life. >> for team blake there was a country -- a battle between james david carter and craig wade boyd. craig is the guy with the long hair. let's take a look. ♪ angels cry you ain't got to walk alone ♪ ♪ woman came upon me woman came upon me
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it came upon me wave on wave ♪ >> okay. >> okay. >> i think the shorthaired guy, james, was picked by -- >> i think the other one. >> the longhaired guy. but i do think they would be a great duo because their voices blend nicely. >> the winner of this battle is james. >> james, winner of the battle for team blake! and moving on to the knockout. >> he's great, man. great. >> we have a steal! >> yep. >> okay. i love that. >> that's fantastic. >> best show. >> you think your dreams are dashed and then someone rescues you. >> it is such a subjective
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thing, music. you like what you like. it is like -- >> how about the guy is walking away and he thinks it is all over. >> so dejected. >> tonight more. >> let's talk about airline seating. we were talking about this. so airlines are thinking about doing a new seating design, okay. you know how normally you sit in the plane, they're talking about making it, like, table seating kind of, they do on the amtrak where you face -- for families. you can look at each other, and play with your ipad and cards and one of you flies backwards, you know? that's the way you do it. so i think it is fine if it is families. but if you're just -- if it happens to be the last seat and you're stuck staring at someone the whole time with your knees touching their knees, not so great. that's how it is on amtrak. sometimes you get on and -- >> you know who will take care of it? the marketplace. the marketplace will decide if there -- if flights are going from laguardia down to orlando with families, and had that kind
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"shape" magazine tested hundreds of products and here with award winners is editor at large bahar kakeshian. >> we tested hundreds and hundreds of stuff and we tested with our panel and editors as well to see what the best star products are. >> let's start with hair and makeup. >> this is a three in one volumizer from sally hershburger. >> she's famous for her cuts. >> the girls love this. it adds volume, acts as a dry shampoo and a finishing spray, so it is a perfect product. especially when the weather is frizzy. >> makeup. >> moving on to foundation, this is excellent everyday foundation from cover girl. it is an anti-aging moisturizer, plus medium coverage. so over a course of two weeks you can see your skin is more hydrated. lush makeup forever, this is a cream blush. it gives you a natural blush. >> i like that.
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>> moving on to eyeliner. this is an eyeliner from smash box 3-d. >> i like their music. >> every time you twist this off, it self-sharpens so you get that point every single time. >> so brilliant. >> move on to mascara, dolce and gabbana precision eye duo, with a curved brush so it curls your eyes. this is from benefit, called guinea brow, very cool. i'll demo this on our model. it has microfibers so it adheres to your eyebrows and makes them look darker. so you take your time and do that. perfect, perfect. >> okay. >> moving on to lipstick, revlon, a lip crayon, we'll see the demo here. you get lots of vibrant color and it has moisturizers in there. >> moisturizer. >> not a stain, right? >> it is not a stain, no. >> and take it all off, you need a great makeup remover. this is from trish mcevoy.
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upper 70s to near 80 with bright sunny skies, a few passing fair weather clouds. the temperature now 73 in the city. northeast philadelphia, the airport is 74. the pocono mountains are 63 and some fog. a breeze gusting to 25 miles an hour. a warm afternoon. the man stabbed at a bar in upper darby last week has died. he died yesterday. police say his throat was slashed during a fight on market street. it was caught on video. police are still looking for the man. delaware county will hold an ebola and infectious disease task force. it will include police, fire, ems and workers from the health systems. members will come up with a plan to make sure the county is prepared if there is a case of ebola.
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today is the last day for new jersey voters to register for the november general election. you have until the end of the business day to do so at your county clerk's office. new jersey voters will decide between booker and bell. 12 congressional seats are up for grabs. so are two ballot questions including one to overall the state's bail system. we will have a full hour of news in 30 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather on i'm vai sikahema. have a great day. revealed through the work of its scholars and graduates. it has inspired strength and purpose. an enduring symbol of passion and excellence that is not static, but moves among us. a feeling...a shared experience, a reminder that we are connected for life.
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we're back on "today" with more booze day tuesday and we recognize breast cancer awareness month all through the month of october, we also thought about what to say, how to find the right words when someone you care about is diagnosed with the disease. >> according to, more than a million people this year alone will be told by a doctor they have cancer. that means someone you know may be affected. >> we asked the cancer hope network and cancer support group share for some honest answers about what to say and what not to say. >> cancer is very uncomfortable. it is not only uncomfortable for the person who received the diagnosis, but it is uncomfortable for your family and friends. >> i found a lot of people tell you horror stories, like they'll tell you, oh, yeah, my mother had breast cancer. and i say, oh, how is she doing
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and they'll say, well, she died. >> you can have somebody who tries to empathize and communicate in their voice and it sounds so false. are you okay? and you just want to take that person and just throw them under a truck. >> even apologizing and saying i don't know how to act, i don't know what to say, i'm really sorry and i'm here for you is through is --
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>> hearing you'll do great or you'll get through this, you can do this, because in the beginning, you think there is no way i'm going to be able to get through chemo surgery and all the things that i have to face. there is no way that i can get through this. >> here with advice on how to reach out to someone battling cancer and a serious illness is psychologist dale atkins. >> there is a lot of great information in that, isn't there? >> a lot of great information. >> people have the right intention. it is one of those things that when i went through it, it is funny, i probably asked some of those terrible things before, but once it happens to you, you have a sensitivity that is up about it. >> you don't think it is terrible. >> no. >> you're trying to be kind. >> you're trying to be helpful, you're trying to be engaging. i think the message that came through so clear was let people know you're there for them, that they are fine, the way they are,
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whatever they're experiencing, whatever feelings they have, you're not going to judge them, you're not going to in any way criticize them, and that they can depend on you and that you have to come back over and over. cancer is usually takes a long time to deal with between the chemotherapy, the radiation, surgery. people are sick for a while. and a lot of people jumped in in the very beginning, but you got to keep going, get a lot of cards to send, ask if you can do din dinner, do the laundry, take the children. the person that said about chicken soup and lasagna, sometimes people don't want to make decisions, but chicken soup and i'm bringing it over. >> to me there is one terrible thing that people can do and that's that they're too afraid to call at all. they don't want to impose. i was that way before and now i just say, just call. >> send a card, right? >> when i got out of surgery, i'll never forget the first phone call that came to my room
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was from matt. didn't hesitate, didn't say, like, i didn't want to bother you, just call anyway, right. just to get through. >> because people need to know that they are still in people's thoughts, that they're valued. when you're sick, and you don't know what the future is, sometimes you wonder whether you still have value, are you going to be able do it. you need to have people lift you up in their thoughts and prayers and hold you. and in fact there are prayers like that, and you need to know that you are still important. so those calls, those letters, those e-mails, those funny little -- those funny little commentaries you can send, a joke, it works with some people, may not work with others. >> you have to know the person and your relationship is different with different people. >> let someone know, i'm thinking of you, you're in my heart and i'm praying for you, if this is something that resonates. is there something i can do. >> something else people do, they say, have you ever talked to this doctor or did you try -- and when you've been through a battery of doctors, last thing you want to hear is, oh, by the
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way, you didn't do enough. >> that's how they take it. >> even if they mean well. >> that gentleman said what i'm experiencing is not my real experience, your role is to be supportive, your role is not to be the adviser and you're not supposed to -- we're not to give advice unless we're asked for it. that's really tough sometimes. but you have been through this. we have all been through something. you can say, when i was going through this, i found this helpful. if you would like to know about it, i'd be happy to tell you about it. recently i sent someone a little meditation that is on the app, and i said, would you like that? and she said, yeah, i never did that, but i'll try it. and it was helpful. but she said to me, i'm looking for something to do when my thoughts are going crazy and this seemed to work. but let people know you're there, you love them, and the woman who said, you look great, let people know i'm just so glad to be with you. you don't have to comment on how they look. >> thank you. >> you look great. >> i liked when people did that
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here is something to think about. how often do you use the word sorry, even though you don't need to? >> the folks at pan teen did a great job of looking at how many of us act like this. check it out. you might recognize a familiar pattern. >> sorry, can i ask a stupid question? >> sorry, do you have a minute? >> sorry. >> sorry. >> there he is. >> mind if i squeeze in here? >> sorry. >> sorry. >> sorry. >> that's totally me. >> that is totally me. >> i know. but i think sometimes people say i'm not sorry enough. our next guest says women need to stop the self-doubt like apologizing for everything.
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>> paula moore is a leadership coach and writes about it in her new book called "playing big." congratulations. >> thank you. >> today is the release day. >> it is an interesting topic. a lot of us -- i'm not sure why, i was watching that and said, would say that if someone bumped me, i'm innovating their space. what is wrong with all that? >> we're trying to be polite. but women are walking around with that deeper sense of i'm about to make a mistake, i don't have the right to take up space in the world and that comes out through sorries. we don't want to reinforce that to ourselves. >> it is a self-esteem issue? >> in a subtle way, it is. >> the one, i have a stupid question, it is one of those things. >> it is a stupid question, i'm not an expert in this, but i know you probably have thought about this a lot more than i have but -- >> but the truth is, i would rather somebody like that who has a little humility than
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somebody that is pushing into the room and telling everybody else what's up. >> in between -- >> there has to be a middle road. >> absolutely. we want to find that graceful place in between where we're communicating warmth, still interested in other people's views, but we're not expressing that interest by diminishing ourselves. >> don't want to make yourself smaller. there is a voice that kicks around in your head, you think it is keeping me on the right path. sometimes it is keeping you back. >> all of that, men and women, have this inner critic, but it can so much hold women back. that's the voice in our head saying you're probably not qualified enough, probably about to make a fool of yourself, didn't prepare enough, and it is pervasive and holds women back. >> do they get that from their parents, just that parental thing they grew up with parents telling them -- >> this is the good news. we don't have to go into therapy and find a deep, dark reason. we all have it. it is our human brain and the way our fear of failure and
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rejection expresses itself. what we need to learn to do is hear that voice of self-doubt, but not take direction from it. >> let's watch the other clip. this is the way we should be doing it. let's take a look. >> why don't we go back to the original thing we did. >> good morning. got a moment? >> still polite. >> still nice. >> without the -- >> still say good morning and not be like sorry, i'm interrupting, or did i step on your -- >> what if you did step on somebody and you are interrupting? >> then you say it. >> i think self-esteem is a different issue than being polite. we need more politeness in our nation. >> we don't actually need to have high self-esteem and be confident. there is so much conversation about women and confidence. but a lot of very successful women aren't confident. what allows them to be successful is that they hear that inner critic voice, but they don't let that determine what they do. >> a lot of good stuff in your book. thank you so much. for more advice, go to
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. they are the band behind "cruise," most downloaded single in country music history. florida georgia line hasn't stopped rocking the charts since they first burst on the scene two years ago. >> they're about to sing for us. get ready to dance, because the guys have a new party song called "sun daze" off their album "anything goes" out today. here is florida georgia line. ♪ make you wanna dance
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♪ i'm gonna wear my flip-flops i'm gonna play some flip cup ♪ ♪ rock a little bit of hip-hop and haggard and jagger ♪ ♪ and throw a 20 on a corn hole game if i'm lucky yeah i might get paid ♪ ♪ the way that it's going that keg gonna be floating ♪ ♪ all i wanna do today is wear my favorite ♪ ♪ shades and stay home ♪ ♪ work a little less play a little more ♪ ♪ that's what this day is for ♪ all i wanna do is lace my and some jack in my cup ♪ ♪ work on my laid back ain't nothing wrong with getting my sun daze on ♪ ♪ getting my sun daze on ♪ girl you know you're the life
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♪ ♪ all i wanna do today is wear my favorite shades and stay home ♪ ♪ work a little less play a little more ♪ ♪ that's what this day is for ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is lace my js and lay some jack in my cup ♪ ♪ work on my laid back ain't nothing wrong with getting my sun daze on ♪ ♪ getting my sun daze on ♪ getting my sun daze on >> it is our fan spotlight.
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. -- named jackson to confirm the pronunciation. >> it seems like jackson wasn't sure how to say kotb or kotb either. take a look. >> how old is hoda kotb? >> i don't know what that means. if you like, i can search the web for how old is hoda kotb. >> no, hoda kotb. >> i would say it is pretty warm. >> hoda kotb.
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>> hoda kotb, how do you pronounce hoda kotb. >> i don't know what that means. if you like, i can search the web for how to copy, how do you pronounce hoda kotb. >> thank you very much. you're the best. i wish you could call hoda kotb. >> i live to serve. >> there you have it. >> it is not easy. how do you pronounce -- >> i don't know. i don't know. but it is funny, when new kids on the block were outside and they had a sign that said nkotb. they said, someone likes you. i said that's not for me. that's new kids on the block. >> thanks to them for sharing the video. don't forget to go to our facebook page and let us know if you like a little extra talk at the top of the show. >> tomorrow, oscar nominated actress minnie driver will sing for us. >> another lovely star, maria bellow, this new movie she's in,
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right now at 11:00, new developments in the ebola outbreak. the disease claims the life of another medical worker who became infected in liberia. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. a world health organization says the death rate has increased to 70% and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in two months. today a u.n. health official died in a german hospital from ebola. he is 56 years old and he caught the disease in liberia. he arrived in germany last week for treatment.