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>> well, that's what's happening "today in the bay." we will be back with you at 7:25 with more local news. >> leave you with a nice of downtown san jose. see you soon. good morning. a phony, a fraud. a phoney, a fraud. just out this morning, what mitt romney is planning to say about donald trump today in a highly anticipated speech. as republican leaders openly consider finding a third-party candidate to take on trump. with another big debate tonight donald tmp will join us live to respond. welcome home. scott kelly arrives in texas overnight and reunites with his family for the first time in nearly a year. >> it's just an unbelievable feeling to be back here on planet earth. >> so what's nasa's big mission? the astronaut says just watch. smash and grab, dramatic video from a gunshot in houston. thieves used a truck to pull a metal door off the things and
storm inside and steal more than 50 weapons. several arrests overnight and officials are launching a desperate search for suspects and weapons. and pressure? what pressure. an 11-year-old boy chris ens a new golf course designed by tiger woods in the most perfect way possible. and even tiger is in awe today. thursday, march 3rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it's thursday morning. >> a lot going on in politics. if you are a certain front runner on the gop side you're going to get a lot of attention today and a lot of it's going to be negative. >> that's right. there is a debate tonight don't forget that. our top sorry is about mitt romney set to launch an all out assault on donald trump today.
we received excerpts from the speech that romney will deliver later today and the 2012 presidential nominee is planning to unload on the current front runner. we will talk about that with donald trump live in just a moment. but let's start our coverage this morning with nbc national cress pent peter alexander, he is in salt lake in morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. that highly anticipated speech about an hour and a half away, you can see the line is already forming at the university of utah. mitt romney's aids tell me he will not endorse any of donald trump's opponents today, he also won't announce his own candidacy for the presidency, but he will slam trump calling him a phoney and fraud and warning as president trump would harm america's future. harsh words from mitt romney in just released excerpts from his highly anticipated speech today romney slams donald trump writing, here is what i know, donald trump is a phoney, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. he is playing the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white
house and all we get is a lousy hat. the former governor in 2012 candidate not holding back, adding, his domestic policies would lead to rescission, his foreign policies would make america and the world less safe. he has neither the temperament nor the judgment to be president and his personal qualities would mean that america would cease to be a shining city on a hill. overnight trump hitting back, tweeting just another desperate move by the man who should have easily beaten barack obama, misspelling the president's name. and posting a facebook video questioning romney's own conservative credentials. >> i will preserve and protect a woman's right to choose. >> romney's reemerge ens i go nalg new urgency. highlighting trump's comments on race. >> i don't know anything about what you're even talk being with white supremacy. >> and his past business failures. >> he hides behind bankruptcy laws to duck paying his bills
and kill american jobs. >> still trump's opposition remains divided. >> what people are saying now is please everyone get together so we can keep this front runner from winning and destroying the republican party. >> if you're at home and you've been supporting another republican candidate, i would tell you we would welcome you to our team. we would welcome you with open arms. >> the next show down tonight's melee in the motor city pitting trump against the rivals and moderator megyn kelly, their first face-to-face meeting in seven months. >> i have been very nice to you although i could probably not be based on the way that you have treated me. >> new this morning our first look at the provocative front cover of the new "time magazine." there you see it a picture of donald trump with five boxes four of them checked that read bully, show man, party crasher and demagogue, the fifth still unchecked reads 45th president of the united states. as for that debate tonight there will only be four candidates on the stage, ben carson will not be there, he hasn't suspended
his campaign, but has made it clear that he doesn't know if there's any path going forward. it's going to be a big day here and big day tonight in detroit. matt and savannah. >> peter alexander, thank you. >> mark halperin is the co-host of bloomberg television's with all due respect. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so we know what romney is going to say today. with this speech does he become the de facto leader of this somewhat fractured movement to stop donald trump? >> he becomes a voice on the national time square. the next two weeks are drit cal not just for the game of the republican nomination fight but for the country in choosing who the republican nominee will be. mitt romney is choosing this moment with just a couple weeks to go before florida and ohio and other big states vote to say to the country i think this is the wrong choice. he is a distinctive voice in the republican party but he is going to be part of an movement and effort to stop donald trump which is not going to happen just because mitt romney says so, but the other candidates, john kasich, marco rubio, ted
cruz are going to have to step up at this debate tonight and in the next couple weeks to be part of this effort. >> i was going to say there are different strands to this stop trump effort that's going on. what do you know about efforts to raise money to that end, to spend money particularly in florida on ads? what are you hearing about and also some republican leaders now openly talking about running a third party candidate which they acknowledge would all be assure hillary clinton wins. >> the effort now is not to think about that third party thing because it's difficult. the dynamics, the logistics of it are difficult. the effort is to raise money, some of the richest members of the republican and conservative establishment are either going to write checks or thinking about it. there has not been very many negative television ads against donald trump and the focus is to slow him down. they know that donald trump is far and away the best position to be the republican nominee, what they're trying to do is win enough delegates for these other three candidates to keep trump from getting the majority. then you get to a second question, if donald trump has the most delegates but not a
majority can you stop him at the convention? the effort from mitt romney and others and in the next two weeks is can you get enough delegates for other candidates to stop trump from getting that majority. >> quickly, mark, you mentioned the senate. it seems to make no sense for the other three candidates to be attacking each other tonight. they are all going to go after donald trump. the question is which donald trump replies? is it the guy who likes to insult people and poke a sharp stick in their eye or is it that bay that was on the stage at mar-a-lago the other night? >> the guy on the stage was reaching out, trying to unify not just the party but the country through his tone and rhetoric. if they go ard after donald trump tonight how does he respond based on his tweets against mitt romney you think maybe he will drop the big reaching out figure and go back to the tough fighter which his supporters do like. >> back to this whole effort, the money is being spent, mitt romney speaking today all trying to stop trump. there a risk in that in the sense that there are trump voters who must be looking at
this and thinking, oh, the party leaders and a bunch of rich guys are trying to stop trump, i must be on the right track supporting him? >> the establishment will not stop donald trump, it has to be the voters. the people who want to top -- many of them are part of the so-called republican establishment but the smart ones know this has to be an a veal to voters to say this shouldn't be the republican nominee. in the end it's not going to be in washington, d.c. in a smoke filled room it's going to have to be based on advertising and persuasion and mitt romney's speech can you appeal to voters to say go with one of the other three guys don't go with donald trump. interest your honor still is in a commanding position for the nomination. >> mark, as always thank you so much. we will talk to donald trump live in just a minute. first we want to talk about the democrats. hillary clinton taking aim at the republican front runner and last night she held a star studded rally in new york. kristen welker has that part of the story. good morning. >> good morning to you. secretary clinton is off the trail today preparing for this weekend he is a democratic
debate and the next phase of her campaign and it comes as the drip, drip over her e-mails won't let up. >> hillary clinton celebrating her strong super tuesday. >> yesterday was super tuesday tonight is super wednesday. >> with a star studded fundraiser at new york's radio city music hall. katy perry, elton john and more. >> hillary clinton is the right person for the job. >> but overshadowing the bright lights this morning a new spotlight on her use of had a praft e-mail server, the washington post reporting the justice department is granting immunity to former clinton staffer brine pagliano he helped set up the server clinton housed at his home in new york when he was secretary of state. last september called in front of a congressional panel pagliano invoked his fifth amendment right refusing to answer any questions. in a statement a clinton spokesman says the campaign is pleased pagliano is cooperating with doj, noting we urged him to
cooperate back in the fall. >> i haven't even started on hillary yet. t. >> reporter: political opponent donald trump is already vowing to play the e-mail card if they face off in november. >> i guarantee you one thing, we will be talking about those e-mails every moment of every day. >> reporter: clinton has also been taking aim at trump, painting herself as a union fire to contrast with his sharp rhetoric. meanwhile the washington post reporting the fbi could interview other clinton staffers about her e-mail and possibly the candidate herself in the coming weeks. the campaign sales they would welcome that in the hopes of putting the matter to rest insists tlg no wrongdoing, the department of justice did not return our requests for comment. >> kristen, thank you. let's turn to the man at the center of all this, donald trump joins us on the phone. mr. trump, good morning. >> good morning, matt. >> mr. trump, it's savannah, we just got some excerpts from mitt romney's speech today he calls you among other things, a phoney, a fraud and he says you're playing americans for
suckers. your response? >> well, he begged me four years ago for my endorsement. i mean, literally begged me and he is a failed candidate. i mean, frankly i backed him, he failed. he was a horrible candidate, didn't know what he was doing. he disappeared in the last month before the election. while in all fairness barack obama was doing all of the shows, jay leno, david letterman all the time and this guy disappeared. he went away and he got killed in the -- he got decimated in the election. now, i will say this, if you look at what's happening and you see i've won a lot of different states, but maybe more importantly millions and millions of people are joining the republican party and going out to vote and on the democrat side you will see what's happening, they're down 30%. the republicans are way up higher than they have ever been, setting records, because people are energized by what i'm saying. the american -- the american worker is making less money now than they made 12 years ago, matt, and we're losing all of our trade, we're losing our jobs and people are tired of it.
>> i want to go back to mitt romney for a second, mr. trump. do you fear that he could now become a unifying voice in this fractured and frantic effort on the establishment side to stop you? >> mitt romney is a stiff. mitt romney will not get elected. mitt romney failed twice and really failed last time. he was going against a president that should have been beaten. the president was not doing well and he should have been beaten. that should have been an easy election. the problem is nobody came out to vote for mitt romney and i'm talking about republicans. they didn't come out. i mean, it's well documented i'm not just saying this. >> right. >> they didn't come out to vote for mitt romney. >> the next question i have, you may have just answered it with that answer, but tonight at the debate it seems highly likely that the three other candidates left on the republican side are going to go after you. they're going to save their fire for you. so the question is how will you respond tonight? will you be that guy who just called mitt romney a stiff or will you be that guy who tried
to appear much more presidential, for example, at mar-a-lago on tuesday night? who is the real donald trump? >> well, it's different. look, i have these guys like this lightweight marco rubio who doesn't even show up to vote for the people of florida, he is defrauded the people of florida and i can't imagine anybody from florida wanting to vote for this guy. but if you take a look at what's going on, i can't act overly presidential because i'm going to have people attacking me from every side, a very good man ben carson is not there any longer so now we are going to have more time for, you know, the fighting. i can't stand there and act presidential -- >> why not? why can't you be presidential and say i'm above this? >> let me tell you, because when people are hitting you from different angles, all different angles, unfortunately, matt, you have to hit back. i would have a very, very presidential demeanor when i win, but until such time you have to hit back. when you hit back you're no longer presidential, unfortunately.
>> mr. trump, on another topic, a lot of republican leaders in the last few days have said the final straw for them was this controversy over the weekend about david duke and the kkk. now, in fairness to you you have since disavowed david duke, you said i disavowed -- >> not since this event. >> and before. and before. >> i've disavowed him many times over the years, i disavowed him -- >> right. that's why it was so weird when you didn't do so on the cnn interview people were surprised at that. >> but, savannah, he was talking about different groups and he couldn't tell me who the groups were. >> right. >> he was saying the groups. >> not to go over this again, but you yourself said i don't know who this david duke is three times. >> no. no. >> clearly you knew he was talking about david duke. >> what i meant by that is i never met david duke. i know who david duke is. >> that's not what you said. >> excuse me. excuse me. i will tell you what i meant. you don't know. i know. i never met david duke. i don't know him from the standpoint i never met him, but i certainly would not have anything to do with him or the
kkk and everybody knows that. and i say how many times do i have to disavow? right after that i tweeted that i disavow any -- you know, any endorsement or anything of david duke. who would endorse david duke? >> that was my question to give you the chance to say and convince these folks that this is not something you want. >> savannah, let me say it again for the 20th time. i disavow david duke and the kkk and anybody else who preaches hate. is that okay? i mean, are you going to now ask me about it the next show when i call it? i disavow david duke and obviously the kkk, but i've been doing this for -- from the time this question has been asked. >> right. except for that one time which is why people were wondering about it. >> well, i don't know -- >> i think we've settled it. >> i think i've done it and he was talking about groups and in all fairness to groups, there may be a group in there that shouldn't be disavowed and i think it's very unfair to a group if that's the case. i don't know. but he talked about as i
remember the word groups and obviously -- but i would -- >> but if there are white supremacist groups i think you've made it clear you don't want their vote. >> i don't want their vote and i think i've said it many times. maybe i said it better the first time and the fourth time and the ninth time, but i disavow and i've disavowed right from the beginning. >> donald trump, thank you for being with us, we appreciate you calling in. >> talk to you soon. >> thank you very much. thank you. >> thank you. also this morning in houston we have our astronaut back, scott kelly is back home in the u.s. after his year aboard the international space station. kelly arrived in houston, texas, overnight, he was greeted by close friends and family including his brother and fellow astronaut mark kelly and dr. jill biden. kelly says he is happy to be home and back here on earth. >> when i left here in february i don't even know what day it was in february, i was 50 and now i'm 52.
so -- but it feels great. >> one interesting note, kelly grew two inches during his time on president international space station because the spine elongates in space. the growth spurt is expected to be temporary. new developments in the story we brought you exclusively on wednesday, what could now be a piece of wreckage from malaysia airlines flight 370 found off the coast of africa. investigators examining that debris. nbc's tom costello broke the story. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning. next week is the two-year anniversary of mh370's disappearance, in confirmed this would be only the second piece of debris that's washed ashore in all that time. if you look closely there's something rather odd about this most recent piece. photographs of the piece of debris that an american tourist says he found off the coast of nose a.m. beak written on one sietd, no step, common language written on many aircraft surfaces but look closely, there
is no sign of any marine life which raises the question how long was it in the water? overnight australia's transportation minister confirmed the discovery but not much more. >> the piece of metal in the order of a meter long. it is of interesting to us, i can't confirm that it's a piece of plane and anything to do with mh370 >> the confirmed piece last year was covered in barn calls and that piece was founded on reunion island. blaine allen gibson is the american tourist who made this most recent discover. >> this is definitely from an airplane. this could be from a boeing. this could be from a 777. this could possibly be from malaysia 370. we don't know yet. >> gibson is a self-described wealthy adventure traveler determined to visit every country on the planet and he admits he's been fascinated with mh370 dins it disappeared, even
meeting with victim's families and exchanging conspiracies. he figured there was a chance some debris could have floated to nose a.m. beak. >> i didn't think i'd be finding a piece of airplane that day and i don't know what airplane it is. there have been other planes that have crashed in the indian ocean and it could be one of those. >> sources close to the investigation say based on the photographic evidence there is a high probability the debris is part of the skin of a horizontal stabilizer on the tail of a bowing 777 and the only missing 777 anywhere in the world is malaysia airlines flight 370. the australian transport minister said the location of the debris matches their draft model for where the debris should end up, but even if it is from mh370 it won't tell investigators where the rest of the plane s the search remains focused off australia which by
the way is 3700 miles to the east of where they found this piece of debris. back to you. >> tom costello on this story. thank you. we turn to al and tracking what might be winter's last gasp. >> that's what we're hoping. >> from your mouth to you know who's ears. >> let's show you why we're thinking this. we've got this system now some heavier showers and thunderstorms down through the southeast, snow breaking out from chicago all the way back into lexington. we right now have winter storm watches worm warnings that stretch 600 miles and 20 million people at risk for this. we watch this low pressure system it's going to be bringing snow to washington, d.c. late, in fact, this evening, heavy thunderstorms around atlanta if you're flying in or without probably delays. as we move through the evening areas snow spreading further. by tomorrow morning's rush hour from washington, d.c. up to new york light snow, accumulating snow from richmond to atlantic city, then it moves off the coast and intensifies. we see some snow for the eastern end of massachusetts.
snowfall amounts generally about 2 to 4 inches from south hill to richmond, washington, d.c. you are about 1 to 3, new york city about an inch. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we've had some spotty light rain this morning. it's just a hypothetical of what is to come. as we go into the next several days, just have the umbrella handy. in case, temperatures today starting out in the mid to upper
50s, reaching the low 60s this afternoon in san francisco as well as the north bay. mid 60s for the peninsulninsula south bay. we'll have scattered showers into the day tomorrow. that's your la and that is your latest weather. matt. >> all right, al, thanks very much. just ahead, caught on camera, a crew of thieves yanks a gun shop door right off its hinges then smashes display cases and steals dozens of weapons. this morning the search for the suspects. plus erin andrews civil trial putting hotel security in the spotlight, would a clerk put someone in a room next to yours just because someone asks? first, this is "today" on nbc.
good thursday morning. it's 7:26. ime sam brock. a developing story right now. crews still at the scene of an out-of-control high-speed crash that left two people seriously injured. it happened this morning in walnut creek where 680 meets 24. authorities say a car in a police chase shot off highway 24. it plowed into a yoga studio located inside a two-story billing right next to the freeway. first responders say the damage to the building was so bad it delayed their evers to rescue the two people trapped inside. both suffered major injuries. workers you are putting in temporary steel beams to try to shore up the building. the rain is making its way through the bay area. some sprinkles as evidence.
look at that camera. good morning, kari. >> good morning, we are starting to see some of that rain moving in. it will be cloudy and light today with breezy winds. heading into tomorrow, still times of off and on rain, constituent light, and then heavier on saturday. as it moves it it could bring in heavy rain and gusty winds. we'll keep you up to date on that. mike? >> we're looking at the southbound direction of 101, where there's mist and drizzle. that's the last live shot we're going to use. southbound slow through san rafael, and low clouds, eastshore freeway is not a surprise. san mateo also, but the earlier crash has cleared from hayward. a build towards the dumbarton bridge, and san jose, you may have have damp roads.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> 7:30 on a thursday morning, thursday, march 3, 2016. we will get out to those people in just a little while. >> let's get a check of the headlines. mitt romney will share his thoughts on a presidential race in a major speech today. in excerpts out romney plans to label trump a phony, a fraud and say he is playing the american public for suckers. we talked to trump and got his reaction. >> he begged me four years ago for my endorsement and he is a failed candidate. frankly, i backed him, he failed. he was a horrible candidate, he disappeared in the last month before the election.
the republicans will face off in a debate in detroit. ben carson will skip it saying he doesn't see a path forward for his campaign. >> hillary clinton hosts the star studded fundraiser for her campaign at radio music hall. as for bernie sanders he was busy campaigning in maine ahead of the democratic caucuses there. an 11-year-old boy hitting the first shot at the new golf course in texas co-designed by tiger woods. dozens of people watching including tiger -- [ cheers and applause ] aces it from 81 yards, a hole in one. the crowd goes wild. tiger goes wild. the major champion giving the kid a well deserved hug and pat
on the bat. >> tiger needs to start designing harder golf courses. that is crazy easy. >> that's your take away. >> this morning a brazen smash-and-grab at a gun store in houston caught on camera. >> this is some crazy video you will see. it is now a federal case with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and fire arms joining houston police to solve the crime. the bandits are expected to face multiple charges. an atf spokesman confirms authorities have made multiple arrests and recovered most of the weapons. the crime looks like a scene from a hollywood movie, bold, brutally efficient and lightning fast. in a smash-and-grab assault, a black pickup truck backs up to the store. one grabs a chain, smashes the glass doors and wraps it around the metal security gates.
as the driver guns the engine and smoke billows from the tires the pickup lurches forward. and then the robbers wearing sweatshirts with hoods just run in. once inside they leap over-the-counters, smashing the glass and ransacking the place scooping up more than 50 weapons, both rifles and hand guns before making their escape dropping weapons as they run. >> a very professional operation. the entire thing took less than three minutes. >> the thought of those weapons on the street. >> frightening. let's get a check of the weather again. >> we have a big storm system coming into the west coast and we are going to see el nino effect into southern california. big upper level low in the pacific. jet stream coming this way bringing a lot of moisture. the rain will pick up over the weekend. coastal ranges see heavy rain
and a lot of snow from friends in the sierra. rainfall amounts we are talking some areas down to los angeles one to two inches but you get up into northern and central california seven inches plus. here is the good news for the drought. we are looking at snow pack in the sierra and snowfall of two to four feet in some spots. that is going to be very good news f we start our very active weather pattern with light rain this morning. make sure you have the umbrella before you head out. we've only had enough rain to make the roads wet. you turn on the windshield wipers and then it's pretty much ending. we'll see it off and on through the morning. temperatures into the mid to upper 50s. a high of 62 in san francisco in the east bay, in the north bay today up to 63, and mid 60s for the south bay peninsula and tri-valley.
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secretly recorded video of erin andrews nude. he acknowledged he was at a restaurant tuesday night with friends who started watching the video. he said he asked them as quickly as he had hoped. andrews is suing the operator of the national marriott along with the convicted stalker who took that video. on wednesday, the instructor admitted that the hotel met or exceeded its duty of care during her stay. >> that's a new development. that trial is leading people to ask, how vulnerable are you in a hotel room? "today" national investigative correspondent jeff rossen decided to find out. jeff, good morning. >> hey, guys, good morning to you. you look at the andrews case and this is a scary thought, isn't it, that someone could track you down in a hotel and get into the room next door, take advantage of you? so, this case got us thinking, how safe are you in hotels? are they really protecting your privacy? my team and i went under cover to test hotel security, and we found hotels giving out personal
information, even exact room numbers, no questions asked. the erin andrews trial making headlines this week. her stalker hatching an elaborate plot to get into the room next to her. so, we launched our own hidden camera test. how simple is it to get the room next door? we went under cover at top hotel chains. my producer, catherine, and i booking separate reservations at each hotel, using different credit cards and checking in at different times. >> just checking in, please. >> reporter: catherine checks in first. >> hi, how are you? >> reporter: then i go in later. all i have is her name. will they put me near her? let's start at this marriott. catherine checks in. >> catherine, you're going to be on the sixth floor, all the way to your right. >> reporter: she heads upstairs. later, i show up. remember, we have no connection to each other in the system. my friend krath rein nathanson is staying here. can i stay in the room next to her? >> i'm not able to give out where her room number would be
without her permission, so i'm not able to just give you the room next to her. >> reporter: good news, he won't put me anywhere near her. but things are about to take a turn at this hilton. catherine checks in. >> in the room with the king-sized bed on the 19th floor. >> perfect. >> reporter: when i arrive later, listen to what the clerk tells me. my friend kracatherine na nathan is staying here. can i stay in the room next to her? >> got you. on the 19th floor. >> next to catherine, right? >> mm-hmm. >> reporter: this is my room, 1922. you can see the key card works. if i was a predator, i would be feet away from the woman i was targeting. i would know she's in one of these rooms over here. luckily, this is just an experiment. that's my producer, catherine. and she told me they were putting her across the hall. hey. >> hello, there. >> reporter: they put me right here in 1922, across the hall. >> wow. no one called. no one alerted me you were coming up. i would have had no idea that you were right next door to me. >> reporter: but what happens at these next two hotels is even more surprising. first, this radisson.
>> on the ninth floor. >> great. >> to your left side. >> thanks so much. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: okay, catherine is in, heading to her room. later, i check in. my friend, catherine nathanson is staying in the hotel. can i be right next to her? >> i was trying to do that, but somebody's in that room. >> so, where will i be? >> 9431. she's in 1927. >> reporter: wow, this is incredible. at this hotel, there is no protocol at all. he volunteered the room to me, 927. if i were some sort of stalker, here i am at her doorstep and here she is. and turns out, it's not an isolated case. watch what happens at this crowne plaza. >> thank you. >> reporter: catherine checks in and goes upstairs. then i arrive. is the room right next to her open? >> the room across, is that okay? >> across from her? is the one next to her available? >> okay, is it okay if you're
across? >> no problem. i'm in 202 and she's in 201? it just happened again. i'm on the second floor and for the second time today, a clerk put me here and gave me her room number, 201, no questions asked. it happened again. >> it's scary. >> reporter: the hotels later telling nbc news they take safety and security very seriously, the crowne plaza adding "what happened falls below our expectations." radisson saying it's instructing hotel management to immediately comply with applicable standards and procedures. both are independently owned and operated. and from hilton "we are investigating and addressing the incident thoroughly." >> very concerning. very concerning. >> reporter: when we shared our results with security expert steve cardigan, he was appalled. >> with an investigative report like this, it's going to be a wake-up call for the industry to put in place policies and procedures that will keep our loved ones safe. >> reporter: experts say if you want to be completely safe when you check in, be preemptive. tell the clerk you're not expecting anyone and if anybody
asks to be near you, the front desk should call you first. >> and she says she's got that little step she takes where she immediately goes to front desk and changes rooms. >> that's a great idea. >> or check in like you do, under jack daniel's. [ laughter ] sorry, i shouldn't have revealed that? >> that's what i do once i'm in the room. jeff, thank you. jus acting? what he is saying about future in hollywood. how a young girl's use of emoji landed her under arrest. how a young girl's use when they thought they should westart saving for retirement.le then we asked some older people when they actually did start saving. this gap between when we should start saving and when we actually do is one of the reasons why too many of us aren't prepared for retirement. just start as early as you can. it's going to pay off in the future. if we all start saving a little more today, we'll all be better prepared tomorrow. prudential. bring your challenges.
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good thursday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we've had some spotty light rain across the bay area, still mist and drizzle in san francisco and parts of the north bay. into the next several hours, we will still have rain moving across the peninsula and into the south bay, but this rain won't be really heavy today. we'll only see the light rain continuing off and on, at times just enough to make the roads wet and having to turn on the wipers. this evening much of the rain moves out and we get ready for the next sflism batch toempl. we had an increase across the golden gate bridge. the slick roadways, windshield wipers and misty, foggy conditions. there were eight vehicles reported on the shoulder at the vista point and north side of the bridge, because of that, and also through san rafael because
of commute, a slower drive as you would expect. there's that 280 slowing in through san francisco. here's the south bay with your northbound routes. the latest crash northbound 101 around highway 87. 280 slows, and 85 now builds up into cupertino. back to you. happening right now, we're following a developing story. work crews in walnut creek trying to shore up a building after a car plowed into it, left two injured passengers trapped inside that car. right nour our stef we are -- former party top gun mitt romney, as our home page, learn about romney's plan to blast trump, straight from the gop's inner circle. much more on that and another update in just 25 minutes. in the meantime, we'll send you
♪ ♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, madonna's family feud. the pop star and ex guy richie scolded after their custody battle plays out in court. and live from new york it's saturday night! >> then live from new york, it's willie geist. willie puts his comedic chops to the test on the night shift as an intern at "snl." >> we've got a great show for you tonight. kanye west is here. >> intern, intern, do you see coffee in my hand? i need coffee in my hand. plus it's a full house in studio 1a. >> damn we all still look good.
>> john stamos stops by. and pharrell williams is here live with a preview of the new season of "the voice." >> i am so glad someone like you is on this show. >> today, march 3rd, 2016. ♪ >> hi to all our friends in florida. we made it! >> all the way from pennsylvania -- >> new mexico -- >> alabama. >> i'm ten today. ♪ >> morning, everybody. it's thursday, march 3rd, 2016. what a happy crowd out here. everybody's fired up. little chilly out here on our plaza.
al says it's scarf weather. a little "eye of the tiger" there. >> we got this gop debate in the motor city. coming down to it. >> it is. it's battle time. >> well just ahead, very exciting. we've got a major announcement. what we're going to be doing to team up with the white house. >> okay. but first let's get this half hour started with the top stories. >> hey, guys. as the candidates prepare for tonight's debate, mitt romney is leading a new charge to stop donald trump. peter alexander is in salt lake city where romney is laying out his case against trump today. >> reporter: that highly anticipated speech now less than 30 minutes away. you'll have the republican party's 2012 presidential nominee attacking the man bidding to be the 2016 nominee. he will not endorse donald trump's rivals.
he also won't announce another presidential run of his own. but boy, will he slam donald trump. these are from excerpts just released. romney will say here's what i know. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. he's playing the american public for suckers, romney will say. he gets a free ride to the white house and all we get is a lousy hat. trump responded earlier today. >> mitt romney is a stiff. mitt romney will not get elected. mitt romney failed twice and really failed last time. he was going against a president that should have been beaten. the president was not doing well and he should have been beaten. >> of course donald trump endorsed mitt romney for president four years ago. one of the real questions today is in his anti-establishment campaign, will having mitt romney attack donald trump do anything to change the trajectory of this race? >> all right. peter alexander, thank you.
a former energy company ceo facing federal charges was killed in a car accident just hours after his indictment was announced. aubrey mcclendon drove his suv into a bridge at a high rate of speed. the former chesapeake energy ceo was indicted. the cause of the crash is under investigation. madonna and guy ritchie have failed to settle their custody dispute over son rocco. he is still living in london after the judge ordered him to go back to madonna in new york. >> reporter: harsh words for madonna and guy ritchie during a custody hearing over their 15-year-old son rocco ritchie. a judge warning them if the parents cannot resolve this matter, the courts will. e! news was in the courtroom.
>> the judge said it was troubling to her they hadn't been able to work this out privately. >> reporter: neither were in court. ritchie is home in london. while madonna is currently in new zealand on her world tour. according to attorneys for both sides, the two had been on the verge of a custody agreement that has fallen through. >> i would not say the attorneys were amicable with each other. rocco's attorney seemed frustrated on his behalf. >> reporter: debra kaplan ordered the teenager to return to new york with madonna, his mother. rocco's been living with ritchie and going to school there. an attorney for the teenager says the uncertainty of the ordeal has been difficult on him. >> the judge did say that both parents had chosen to live a public lifestyle but the child had not. she urged both parents to take this out of a public forum. >> reporter: the judge did rule that the proceeding would be open to the press but only with still pictures. no audio and no video.
with madonna and ritchie listening in silence, the judg said i'm optimistic there will be a resolution. the next hearing tentatively set for may. a florida man knew something was in his swimming pool when he saw bubbles floating up to the surface. well, it turned out to be that guy right there. a nine-foot-long alligator. it came from the pond at a nearby golf course. wildlife officials sent over a trapper to remove the intruder from the deep end. the homeowner said he heard all the stories about gators but never imagined one at his house or in his pool. that is a cleanup job. he's like let me get back in there. >> working on a tan. >> it was nice and warm in the deep end. >> you come in from a run and don't even look in and jump in. >> jump out fast. wasn't that you in the pool that one time we saw bubbles coming out? [ laughter ] turns out there was a gator in
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redirecting your vision by 90 degrees. >> apparently it is real. no details on when it is released. you can just stop texting for a moment. >> you really never texted and walked. >> i stop sometimes and text if i have to. i can't stand when people are coming towards me like this. >> the teenager on his hoverboard and texting. >> that is a disaster. >> everybody has had the dream where you find some kind of treasure in the trash. one california family it actually happened. they found seven rare baseball cards dating back at least 100 years. the cards picture ty cobb
considered one of the best players of all time. they can be worth several million dollars. they were in a paper bag at the bottom and could have easily thrown them in the trash. >> i'm going to go through all the paper bags in the trash now. talk about the players who may have the best laugh in the game. that is him on the left laughing. he plays for the brewers. the team showing how he can't hold it together when he told a corny joke. >> aft it was hot. >> all the fans left. [ laughter ] >> breathe. >> pretty good, right? >> what did the duck say to bartender? >> quack? >> put it on my bill. [ laughter ] very good. i like that one. >> he's taking in too much air.
>> oh, my god. corny jokes. >> one more of those in there. he's famous in the league for his laugh. i think you can all see why. >> so funny. >> can you imagine spending an afternoon with you, al, all your funny jokes? >> he wouldn't be able to breathe. now, tina fey's tough talk on hollywood and is george clooney walking away from acting? >> first, tina fey not mincing any words. she presented at the oscars on sunday alongside steve carell and apparently wasn't thrilled with how political the show got. here's what she told howard stern on wednesday. >> i'm so glad i live here, because like halfway through, i was like, this is some real hollywood bull [ bleep ]. >> right. >> it's like, everyone's telling me, like, what to do, and we're going to fix everything tonight, and also, like, you're all rich, like, why are you yelling at me about corporate greed? you're all so rich. >> do you get turned off when leonardo dicaprio starts using the podium to talk about climate
change? >> no. i think he -- i'm always psyched when someone can articulate those things, because let's face it, actors are very stupid. >> tina fey saying that she found the hollywood hypocrisy -- sorry -- a little too much to stomach. next, george clooney's one of the biggest stars in the world, acts and directs, but in a new interview saying getting older may force him to stay permanently behind the camera, telling the bbc recently "nobody wants to see anybody really aging. it's a very unforgiving thing, the cameras, so aging becomes something you try to do less and less on screen." he said that acting is fun, but adding" you really understand that when you age, you can't stay on the camera your whole life." >> he could be 90 -- >> robert redford -- >> george clooney. >> harrison ford. >> exactly. come on, george. finally, dwayne "the rock" johnson is getting ready to star in the movie version of "baywatch," playing the role made famous by david hasselhofa.
and on his facebook page, he announced another addition to the cast. >> listen, i don't know if the world is ready for both of us. are you ready? >> come on, man, rocking the hoff, i was born ready! >> he was born ready. there ain't no "bay" without the hoff. get ready, world. >> duane says the hoff has been in training, so cue the slow-mo running on the beach. the "baywatch" movie expected to hit theaters next year. that is your "pop start." >> should be fun. carson, thank you very much. al? all right, ready for a big warm-up? >> yeah. >> are you ready for a big warm-up? >> yeah! >> okay, here we go. today, temperatures out west ten degrees above average, five below average here in the northeast, going to stay that way through the weekend. but then we flip the switch, and boom! by the time we get on into monday, we are about 15 degrees above average stretching from the plains all the way to the east. and the folks out west see the colder temperatures coming in. that's what's going on aro
morning and early afternoon. temperatures today reaching 65 degrees in redwood city and gilroy today also 65. and 62 today in san francisco, the financial district, 64 in napa and oakland while we have 65 degrees in san ramon. we will have more rain in the forecast tomorrow, and the heavier rain and storms on saturday. willie here will talk about his internship at snl. first talk about this announcement. >> we have been talking about time for the big reveal. i think i will let the lady of the hour do the honors. since we planted our white house kitchen garden and created our lets move initiative to help kids i have heard from people who have been inspired to grow their own guard skpnz change how
they think about the food they eat. i plan to get out and visit some of these folks. i am so excited to tell their stories and to thank them for the amazing work they are doing. that starts today. >> that's right. the first lady hitting the road on a tour of the garden. this spring in honor of one of her first initiatives the white house kitchen garden planted seven years ago sparking a conversation about health and wellness that evolved to the let's move initiative. now she is traveling bripging stories of local gardens at schools, back yards and less conventional spaces. she surprised two schools and deserving families. so who knows? your garden could be next. i will be tracking her progress closely and swinging by march alago g the way. this is very, very cool. >> amazing.
>> secret service wrestling that radish to the ground. >> the white house garden -- >> you can check out the instagram. go to whkitchengarden. now to up to the job. we are to willie's internship. intern at "snl." >> my internship w the week that melissa mccarthy was hosting y. realize i may have come off as bit eager. ♪ live from new york it's saturday night ♪ >> i get to be an intern at "snl." i get to meet the cast. here is secily strong. >> no hug. you are an intern today. they don't get to hug me.
>> what do i get to do today? >> you are going to get me coffee and who knows what else? it's a crazy place. >> cue cards. the life line for all cast members and guest hosts. the maestro running the department since 1990. >> if you need a cue card for live from new york -- >> writing the cards is one thing but being the guy holding the show on your hands live on a saturday night is something else all together. >> a lot of you thought the cul-de-sac was one of the scariest. >> y'all are twisted and i like that. >> that is great to hear. show of hands, how many of you experienced a jump scare? >> you are getting it. >> i feel like that is almost as stressful as being on thereat side of the camera. >> costumes are almost as iconic as the stars. the wardrobe department is run by dale rich whoords has been with the show for 27 years. he was excited to dress me up in
a special design. >> do i have a choice in the matter? >> put this on over the leotard. >> can you not get your head through? >> nothing to it. >> this goes on here and you are like ready for primetime. >> yesterday i was in new hampshire covering a presidential primary and here i am today. >> once i peeled myself out of the leotard i sneaked into the beating heart of "saturday night live," the writer's room. >> pitch out ideas and see how they land. supermarket spree. >> we are back with the final round of supermarket spree. get ready to shop in three, two, one, go. >> where are you shooting this? >> garfield, new jersey. >> i bet they don't like mondays
there. >> are there other ideas of stuff to put in the cart. >> i think it would be funny if puts a bunch of tomatoes in there or like you can do drier sheets. that's funny. >> is there just other funny stuff melissa can say when she is shopping? >> i think it would be great if melissa is like i brought coupons, something like that. do you guys need coffee or anything? >> that would be awesome. >> take as long as you want. >> weekend update is kind of the institution wen the institution of "snl." they have been doing with since 1975. these days it is colin jost and michael che.
>> you came in without knocking. >> what are you working on? >> just -- >> check it out. >> sure. >> wouldn't make the cut for your show? i feel like i have heard some of these already. >> i will let you get back to work. before i go i wrote a little screen play. i figured i would leave it with you guys. >> the couch is -- >> just spend your sunday with it and let me know what you think on monday morning. >> jill ajilly? >> willie. >> see you tomorrow. >> this is great. >> how cool is this? a get my name
right. a huge thanks to everybody at "snl." it is so rare to get to walk into that kingdom and wander around. the show returns this weekend. i want to thank everybody there except dale richards in wardrobe who puts you in a women's medium pink leotard for his own amusement. >> pink legs there. >> i think. thank you. >> i thought your garfield joke was funny. >> thank you. now let's go to carson. >> coming up, it is a full house here in orange room. john stamos hanging out right after your quick local news and weather. .
a good thursday morning at 8:26. i'm sam brock. a developing story right know, crews still at the scene of an out-of-control high-speed crash that left two people seriously injured. it happened this morning in walnut creek where 680 meets 24. authorities say a car in a police chase shot off of highway 24 and ended up plowing into a yoga studio located inside of a two-story building right next to the freeway. first responders say the damage to that building was so bad it delayed their efforts to rescue the two trapped inside at the time. both suffered major injuries. workers are putting in temporary beams to shore up the building. as we see rain right now washing ashore, what is it doing on the roadways? mike? >> sam, we have to watch the wet
roadways. we haven't had rain for a while. could cause the grease and oil to rise up. north through san bruno into san francisco, 280 we expect that. 101 that stretch is a little longer than you might. s also the golden gate bridge approach from the north bay southbound side, the last of the cars on the shoermtd slowing there. from the east you expect that heading toward the bay bridge, standard over there. the south bay no surprise at northbound 101, 87 still a little slow and palo alto there's your drive past university. back to you. >> sometimes boring and normal is bock here. thank you very much, mike. that will do it for us. we'll see you in 25 minutes.
8:30 on a thursday morning. that young man right there is a youtube sensation, rising star, something like 4 million subscribers to his channel and counting. his first album climbs billboard charts. >> also ahead full house fans are still going wild for "fuller house." look who is here john stamos. they just announced season two. >> didn't take long. >> another huge star pharrell
williams with the low down on the new season of "the voice." such tremendous talent already. >> looks a little nervous. >> let's show you what we have going on. your weekend starting off with snow around the great lakes. a little light snow along southeast coast. saturday heavy rain throughout california. sunny skies return to the northeast. chilly, snow around central great lakes. sunday the heavy rain moves into southern california. the sunshine hangs around in the northeast. all the way down as we lead into a very wet pattern, we start out with some sprinkles today. thats's pretty much all we've seen so far, some light rain across parts of the bay area. and as we go into the rest of the day, some rain with some breezy winds and mostly cloudy skies. we will also have times of
showers tomorrow, mainly light, and then the bigger storm system arrives on saturday with some heavy rain and some gusty winds. we'll also have the potential of some thunderstorms, especially late saturday evening. >> taking pictures, making people happy. they are so happy. matt, back to you. >> thank you very much. hard to believe it has been more than 20 years since the final episode of "fullhouse". the world has been busy catching up with the tanners and extended family including beloved uncle jesse in the reboot "fuller house." >> for your first aunt talk i think your crushed it. >> i gave you like 1,000 uncle talks. you forgot two important words. >> have mercy. >> no. how rude. >> john stamos welcome back.
>> make a promise let's not get physical with each other. >> you slapped me next time. >> it is good to have you here. >> this whole word of fuller house just leaked. you were encouraged by the initial reaction hoping it would last until the show came out. wow. >> we did the shows and they were sweet and cute. i was worried because the anticipation really built up from the time we finished. >> it is trending everywhere and renewed for a second season. >> i'm very grateful. i think it makes people feel comfort seeing that house and the character like you are comfort food. >> that's nice. i'm a comfortable pair of slippers. >> it's a time stamp for a lot of people, the original show. what was your time stamp show? what show did you watch as a young man that takes you back to that period? >> happy days.
i did general hospital first but i wanted to be on those type of sit caco sitcoms. >> you said i'm everyone's uncle but you said you spent a lot of time in your career after the show trying to shed uncle jesse. what made you decide it was okay to embrace him again? >> time has passed. i remember the first guy i called was my mentor and he said go to the theater. i came out here and did quite a few broadway shows and i felt like i'm an actor now. people love it so much. it means so much to them that i'm lucky that i can make people happy with that. >> i want to apologize in advance because this next question is the same question i asked you last time you were here. i know you wanted the olsen twins to come on. is it still a viable possibility? >> they are totally welcome.
i was going to see ashley last night and beg her. we would love to have them. i have a good feeling about it. >> it's a bit of an embarrassment of riches for you. it's nice but you have another show "grand fathered." it's going strong. do you think there are a lot of actors who never get the chance for one and i have these opportunities? >> every day. i am living in a period of gratefulness. my life has never been better. i wake up every day thankful. >> settle one thing for me. are you still playing with them from time to time? >> i just -- we were in florida last week. i came here to promote "fuller house." tomorrow night y78 in austin. they are doing 175 shows and sounding better than i heard them sound. >> i want to trade lives with you. good for you. always nice to have you.
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>> i have the 1 year old birthday. you can dress up the high chair. >> so we did this very easy. pieces of tulle tied in knots all around this elastic. no sewing. so adorable and after the party you can use it as a tutu for dressup. >> you have the idea of letting the kids play in a kiddy pool. >> whenever you are entertaining 1 year olds usually they are happy when they get to sit. >> you have blinged out sippy cups. >> i love glitter but makes everything look amazing. if you use mogpauj. you put it on top. this is dish washer safe. you can put these in the dish washer. they will stay. i added head bands.
the head band takes care of that. >> and then the bubble machines. this is huge. >> bubbles make kids happy so easy. grab a bunch of stuff from the dollar store and there you go. >> thank you so much. those are great ideas. let's talk about the 5-year-old set. >> good morning. >> we have elizabeth over there. we are camping for 5 year olds. >> such a fun theme. these guys are going to love it. we are starting with paper camp fires. cinnamon sticks. glue them together beforehand. andrew will wrap this around the candle and using that glue stick he will put it right together so it is a nice craft and take away. >> we love that. >> fire flies in a bottle. >> all you need is a mason jar and led lights. they can use it as a night light. >> we have elizabeth making
smores. >> open flames and 5 year olds don't mix. we pretoasted the marshmallows. she will drizzle it on top and add some graham crackers. it is an activity but a good snack. >> nicely done. trail mix? >> i like an open snack station where kids can take boxes and fill them up. we have hershey kisses, hershey bars and marshmallows and a diy tent. this is on our website. put books in, it is perfect. >> thank you so much. >> thank you guys. thank you so much. had fun. let's go back to savannah. >> last but not least a great theme for 10 year old birthday party emoejmojis.
>> it is their second language. our big draw is the big photo wall. we will create emoji balloons. we got the construction paper and they are going to put those together and make this fun back drop. it is do it themselves. >> and then these really fun emoji stickers. we did invitations using emojis so that is fun. they are going to grab fun props for our emoji wall. >> you have the wall. >> and then we make these really fun from the grocery store props and foam fingers. they can take the snaps. easy. paper plates and construction paper for the photo wall. super cute. >> food we have smily face emoji. we made them into sandwiches and
>> anytime anyone says nashville it's like who do you think is your coach? >> nashville. >> anytime nashville they think team blake. >> it doesn't matter what it is that they came on there they are planning to do. when they say that word. >> do you have a secret weapon like the thing that you have over the other coaches? >> no. just please come on my team. >> he plays the nice game. >> we had a great moment where this woman -- we had her here, she did a gretchen wilson song. you guys all turned for her and she goes to adam and gives christina a kiss and the look on your face was priceless. >> i heard people kept saying some face i made. i can't watch myself. >> i was noticing we played this clip and you were looking everywhere.
you don't like to look at yourself. >> do you like hearing yourself on voice now? >> i do not. >> how does it make you feel? >> embarrassed. >> welcome to my world. i'm a producer. in my mind when i hear my voice it's like don't say that. and it's like if you called somebody and left somebody a voice mail about giving them advice you cringe. >> you wouldn't want to hear it. >> you are a producer. what is it like when you hear a voice and you have a young lady who is like 16, young girl singing "good bye yellow brick road." when you realize that voice is coming from a 15 year old what does that feel like to you? she is so young and talented. >> i think emily is 17. she is something else. like being on the show has
reminded me that as humans that it is special. every once in a while you see someone like 15 or 16 or 17 and they are emotionally not asthma chur as the voices are but the voices have depth. why are you able to communicate and convey it so well? it just shocks you. that is the ability to find these people. i don't know where they are finding these people. you watch x men? like some catch on fire and put it out. >> voices from god. >> you are like where did you get that from.
singing -- >> to cows on a farm. >> and you are going you never heard of robert johnson. i don't know who or what that is. >> where does that come from? >> upstate new york singing like folk music. >> we have christina back but then gwen is on blake's team as an adviser. >> what is it like? are they like -- is it fun on the set? are they lovy dovey? >> it is popping off. and it is so beautiful because being there i watch the both of them go through a lot. you hate to see your friends go through something so heavy. it's like a miracle. watching that and i had no idea. and then blake sends me a text message and i'm like whoa. >> awesome. >> carson said he didn't know either. >> you would never guess it.
us called "youth." is it a little auto bigraphical? >> i wrote the song about a year ago now and being young and having no idea what i'm doing with my life and how it is completely fine because i am young. >> having fun at the same time. >> basically. >> are you going to sing it for us now? >> yes. i'm going to do it. ♪ what if we left today ♪ what if we lost our minds ♪ and when the lights are flashing ♪ ♪ and the stars exploded
♪ i'm ... ==cam== tht 3 good morning it's 8 a. 56 right now. i'm kris sanchez. the first in a series of bay area storms to head into the area seems to have more bark than bite when it comes to rain. we're looking live at the golden gait bridge right now. raindrops on the lens but really sprinkles and not much else. a live look at downtown san francisco now where the gray skies are not really packing a punch either. but meteorologist kari hall
tells us this is just a first of what could be a string of wet days now with rain levels below average, we could certainly use it. >>. >> happening now, heavy surf is part of the mix. go to our home page to see what's causing erosion concerns in pacifica and sign up for weather alerts via our nbc bay area app. also, the sheriff of santa clara county is taking matter noose her own hands when it comes to new security cameras more precisely taking matters into her own wallet. she used her own credit card to buy cameras that would have taken the county perhaps years to purchase. check out that story in the spotlight section of our website. a rare honor for one bay area theater group. on the facebook page, we'll show you their performances of "school of rock" avo: when laquinta.com sends craig wilson a ready for you alert the second his room is ready, ya know what he becomes?
this morning on "today's take," live from new york, it's saturday night. i'll take you behind the scenes with the cast and crew. then, wait until you see what happens when a family gets the backyard surprise of a lifetime. and the real deal on real estate. what every buyer and seller needs to know today. all that and more coming up next. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist, and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." it's a thursday morning, march 3rd, 2016. a little chilly, but otherwise beautiful here in new york city. i'm willie along with natalie,
al and tamron. your dancing. >> because it ties in. this is chick-fil-a, i've got to put my phone in the bucket? >> my song is "work work work" with rihanna. i love rihanna and all things about her. but there's a video, which we can't play for legal reasons. i'm looking it up on my phone. elmo dancing to this song. it brings me joy, happiness. and it's kid-friendly. but it's elmo and he's on the moon and he's dancing. >> and we can't play it for legal reason. >> natalie, your team tells me three seconds before the show that we can't show it. but i'm going to do it. i'm going to go rogue because al roker's got my back legally. here we go. can we pick it up. >> the control room obviously -- the control room isn't buying it. >> i will do something for charity to pay the fee. >> they are not going for it. >> we can tell people, go to youtube -- >> this is elmo.
>> now they're going to go to another camera. [ laughter ] hello. there's more than one camera, tamron. over there! >> you can't win this game. >> no. >> we've got to take her to vegas. >> yeah. >> the odds are against you, my dear. >> i will find you downstairs, camera people. >> the camera people are up here. >> oh. >> it's the director. you've been in television how long? >> i got it. darn it. >> well, listen. i'm glad there's a children's version, because the real version -- >> do not play it for your children, or i'll have to babysit them. i might get custody of themle. >> this really worked out well. >> it's live tv. it's spontaneity. it's a whole other thing. >> you never know what's going to happen. >> bottom line, e-mail me and i'll send it to you. >> i don't know, maybe they could go online themselves.
>> they can find it. >> do you know how the internet works? >> are you sure you want to get 100,000 e-mails? >> i'm on medicine that makes me loopy, natalie. >> we couldn't have told. >> here's the bigger deal. willie got a chance to work -- >> work work work work work. maybe if you had done that sooner, the transition would have worked. >> wow. >> he was on "snl." >> everyone's coming at me. but guess who's not going to crack. me. so willie, my best bestie on th table got a chance to intern at "snl." and i was told to ask you a few questions. let's show it first and i'll get to the question. go ahead. >> where are you guys shooting this? >> in garfield, new jersey. >> garfield. bet they don't like mondays there.
>> is there just other funny stuff melissa can say when she's shopping? >> i think it would be great if melissa walks in and she's like, i brought coupons! like that. did you guys need coffee or anything? >> yeah. >> that would be awesome. >> oh, my gosh. >> i liked the garfield joke. >> i want to make one thing clear. i got a lot of tweets. your jokes were terrible! it was a bit. but honestly, we're going to show the full piece later. but lorne michaels, god bless him, allowed us to go in with our cameras for a full day. that never happens. you'll get a look at "snl" that most people have never seen. >> here's the question, because lorne is considered one of the most powerful people in television. >> no question. >> he is the most powerful. >> he's the top of the food chain. >> and this may explain why willie was willing to dress in a
variety of costumes that -- i mean, behind the scenes -- listen, what people at home don't know, willie is the nicest guy. however, he has a line in the sand about certain things, like costumes. we have an m&m contest coming up later. willie's response is you would love for me to try this, but i'm not. >> i didn't say that. >> that's what they told me. that you weren't in. >> how did you get in that costume? >> the head of wardrobe at "snl," dale richards, a great guy. >> a friend of ours. >> and donna. been there a long time. he's the most respected man in all of wardrobe. >> right. >> not anymore after he made you wear that. >> he said we don't let people in this room, but i like you and i'm going to let you come in. lorne said you could come in, on one condition. you're putting that on. i said, do i have a choice? he said no, get in the leotard. >> we had to get you in costume. >> were you part of a skit? >> no. that was a skit that was coming
up that week and he wanted to see how it looked on a model before putting it in the sketch. >> this was the week that kanye was there. >> melissa mccarthy and kanye. >> did you get to see kanye? >> kanye wasn't there yet. we were there earlier in the week. the music doesn't show up until friday. >> well, you stole the show. i just see you like that now. >> be mine. >> so how excited are we for the return of all of our friends from "finding nemo." a new "finding dori," 13 years after "finding nemo," the sequel, brand-new trailer. take a look. >> i'm looking for my family. >> are you crazy? it's too dangerous. >> hands! >> holy neptune. >> that is definitely not mommy. >> i'm sorry. i've got to blink. how do you hold your eyes open that long? >> what's happening? hello? hello? >> hey, you. >> hi.
can you help me? >> uh-uh. not good. >> i cannot wait. >> my oldest josh, when he was just a little baby, we would put that on, "finding nemo," put the dvd in. he would just be mesmerized. >> of course, ellen degeneres, dori. diane keaton will be dori's mom. eugene levy is her dad. in theaters june 17th. mark the calendars. >> my kids weren't born yet when that came out, but they've already gone back. the whole movie. they're totally psyched. >> that's coming up in june. coming up right now, how about this? a big surprise for a florida family. a visitor in the swimming pool on tuesday. look at what kind of visitor it was. craig and laura leer live near a golf course in lakeland, with a 6-month-old son. craig saw bubbles and assumed it was from a stray golf ball.
but ip stead, it was this guy. a 9-foot alligator. it actually made a hole in their patio screen. got through the screen and into the pool. a trapper used a lasso, as you can see there, to remove the gator. you think you're okay with the screen. >> the gator is like, don't make me leave! >> hold on, i have a hat! >> oh, my gosh. >> a nine-footer. yikes. >> look at that! that's pretty crazy. >> well, we talked about m&ms. dylan's got a story coming up. she went up to a factory here in new jersey that makes m&ms. but we've got new flavors. there's coffee nut. we've got honey nut. and chili nut. >> that's honey nut. >> like a honey nut cheerio.
>> currently available at m&ms world in new york city, orlando, las vegas. >> our faces are on these m&ms. >> they are? >> that's really cool. >> i like the honey nut. >> i'm a traditional person when it comes to chocolate. >> these are all al's. >> yours looks just like you. >> i like them. >> that's what's going on right now. hey, by the way, facebook.com/today'stake, a bunch of folks liked this a lot yesterday. we were like at 315 yesterday. look where we are today. 327. that's a big jump. please go to facebook.com/todaystake. have you ever seen anything like that? >> not in my life. >> unbelievable. so please, we will send you -- if we can get to 350 today, we're going to pick somebody's name out of a hat and send you m&m's.
our "today's take" m&ms with our faces on them, which will be very frightening. we've got heavy thunderstorms to the south. snow developing from peoria, chicago. here's what we're looking at. winter storm warnings stretches over 600 miles. 20 million people at risk. all right. so here you go. here's the storm. light snow developing in the midwest. rain and thunderstorms back tonight around rush hour. it's going to be a mess down in atlanta. so if you're flying in or out of there, forget about it. then later this evening, snow developing in washington, d.c., back to indianapolis. and as we move into the morning rush hour, it's snow from washington up to new york with heavy showers and thunderstorms, accumulating snow. generally about two to four inches to the south of new york city. here you go, real quick. boom. there it is. ft. wayne, indiana, seeing some snow. heavier snow, about four to six inches, richmond to south hill. philadelphia one to two. that's
we're seeing some scattered light showers across parts of the bay area, mainly in the north bay and san francisco where we have a low clouds and fog. it's misting there, too. also in the east bay where we have low visibility along the immediate coast. other than that, mostly to partly cloudy skies today with temperatures reaching the low 60s. 62 in the east bay and san francisco. tri-valley, up to 64 degrees. we'll see the rain tapering off this evening and another round heading into tomorrow. what big news, britney. what just came out? >> the "ghostbusters" trailer is coming out. we'll show you later. >> the new girls "ghostbusters." >> i thought we showed a trail. >> no trailers yet. this is big. >> a couple leaked pictures until now. >> this is going to be big. we're going to roll it. also, why it's a good time to get your house on the market. bless you! >> you can't sneeze on tv. >> have a green m&m.
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not spring yet but it's busier than ever. >> before you buy or sell any home, there are things you know before getting the most for your money. here to tell us about them realtor mike aubrey. you look like a realtor i would trust. you got the look going on. but you also say this is a strong market. this spring is the time to strike. >> don't be confused by the weather outside, tamron. the spring market is already here. i haven't had a day off in more than a month. that's how busy i am right now. inventory across the country is at an all-time low. mortgage rates remain amazing. 30-year fixed loan, 3 and 5/8. we're in a position where rent is so high that buyers really need to go out and buy in this market as opposed to rent
because it's not a decision. >> they go to an open house or viewing. what's the first thing you think about? >> i think one of the first things to look for is in the house in good order? essentially, are you seeing a house that looks like somebody wanted to actually sell it or have they not put enough time in it to do that. if they do that, they want to change the filters. turn around and walk away quick. >> that is the same kitchen. >> cleaned up. there are a lot of red flags. you talk about pricing your home right, not to go too high. what's the advice there? >> i think even though it's a seller's market, you don't want to overestimate your position. buyers now are smarter than we've ever seen. i think that what's going on with that is, if you overprice, you'll lengthen your days on market. you'll end up with less money. be smart. >> talking about being a seller. skur be appeal is important. what should i have as a seller? >> what you're looking for.
the thing with the most impact for you as a seller is walls and floors. that really makes a difference. i think that just the sweat equity, putting paints on walls and changing flooring, that will resonate with buyers and give you a chance for a good sale. >> you see the clutter there and what you've done is cleared it out. a nice paint job, simple but clean. >> cleaned up lines. got rid of the really tacky border along the ceiling. we made it look like a place somebody would want to buy. >> if i wanted to upgrade a kitchen or bathroom, what's a cheap way to do it without a renovati renovati renovation? >> go with mid level upgrades. like ge or whirlpool as opposed to viking or something else. those are the things you buy in a house not sell in a house. >> how much should we spend on upgrades? is there a percentage? >> not really a percentage.
you have to spend money to make money. most of the time i have my clients spend $10,000 to $15,000 to prepare their house for market. >> this is a bathroom makeover. that seems relatively simple. >> it is. they used ceramic tile as opposed to marble. >> i want to know what that guy has been doing in his tub. >> these are real pictures. >> what's going on. mike aubrey, good to see you. >> thank you, mike. up next, your first look, as promised. the new ghostbusters movie. >> it's so good! >> al has already seen it. >> he's already seen it. we're going to share with you after this. >> it's better than elmo dancing. (clucking noises)
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let's get your plans started with jump-start. >> finally got there. >> with all the entertainment news you don't want to miss, we have her here. >> the ghostbusters reboot trailer is out. >> yes. >> check it out. >> that's okay. she seems peaceful. >> i'm erin gilbert. doctor of -- >> this is going to be so good. look at -- basically you have the four ladies who take over. the trailer is online now. you can find it. we'll post-it on our facebook page. it's pretty good. >> looks so good. i'm so excited about it. >> it's going to be huge. another good funny movie. tina fey in it. >> she plays a news producer stuck at a desk job in new york. gets an opportunity to be a correspondent in afghanistan. it's a dramedy. it has comedic moments.
brought to you by the directors of crazy, stupid love. it's got chemistry going on with the bodyguards. it's an interesting look at life behind the scenes covering the war. >> interesting storyline. >> good adult stuff. everybody, children of all ages looking forward to zoo taupe i can't. >> this is a movie that critics love, by the way. it's for parents and kids. it basically reimagines a world in which animals live in cities and hamsters play businessmen and bunnies play cops. idris elba is the chief of police. it's fun for the family. >> great message, too. >> great message that you can be what you want to be. >> i love that. music and shakira. >> she has a lead single off the soundtrack. called try everything. it's empowering pop song. fun to dance to and work out to. she wanted her hips to be
curvyier to look more like her. good role model, shakira. >> talking about music. new one by ray -- >> it was amazing. like a sumptuous rock album. it's his sixth studio album so far. he's launching a 45-city tour for it in june. it's really good. >> much anticipated return and we're talking about house of cards first. "downton abbey." what a combo. >> if you want to binge watch tv, season four on house of cards is on it. kevin spacey plays the president and his wife claire are on the outs. she wants to launch her own political career. she hires a new character who plays her political strategist. there's another person who joins the cast to play a political front-runner. our pal dylan dreyer at the
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police say she advertised herself on a baby-sitting website. they aren't revealing specific details about what she did wrong to this point but they say she abused a 13-month-old boy in her care in livermore. police are now looking to see if there are more possible victims. if you gave or you received this mug for valentine's day and you thought the sparks would fly, you only had it partly right. that mug is under recall. it was sold at target stores. the mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. turns out though that metallic lettering will spark in the microwave when you zap your coffee. target will take it back if you bought it. we'll have a look at traffic and weather after the break.
morning and early afternoon, tapering off later today and another round of rain tomorrow. how are the roads looking, mike? most of the roads are looking all right. the golden gate bridge has been wet all morning. we see more mist on the lens than wipers on these cars. we've had scattered incidents approaching and just south of that at golden gate bridge throughout the morning as well, slowing you down in to and through san francisco. no problem across the san mateo or dumbarton. we have more local news coming up for you in just a half-hour.
taking a look at the headlines, donald trump's rivals are expected to gang up on him during tonight's republican debate, but right now, it's former gop nominee mitt romney leading the charge within the party to try to stop him. romney in salt lake city labeling trump a phony and a fraud whose policies would endanger the nation and its economy. >> he inherited his business. he didn't create it. and whatever happened to trump airlines? how about trump university? and then there's trump magazine. and trump vodka. and trump steaks. and trump mortgage. a business genius he is not. some new research to tell you about on the health effects of alcohol. harvard university studies found just one drink disrupts the heart's normal rhythm for about
one to three hours, increasing the risk of heart attack or stroke. but within 24 hours, moderate alcohol consumption improves blood flow and lowers these risks. heavy alcohol consumption, however, was linked with higher heart attack and stroke risks. the number of moles on your skin is not the only way to judge your risk for skin cancer. a new study of more than 500 melanoma patients found that most had fewer than 20 moles and three quarters had no atypical moles at all, moles that are larger with irregular borders or uneven color that may change. even if you don't have many moles, you can still be at risk, should have regular skin checks and be aware of your family history. now to a golf shot that one 11-year-old boy will never forget. taylor was called on to help open a playground at a par 3 golf course in montgomery, texas, designed by tiger woods. with dozens of people watching, including tiger himself, look at what taylor does.
he tees off and aces it from 81 yards out. that is a hole in one, all right. the crowd went nuts, as did tiger, who gave the kid a well-deserved hug and pat on the back. that is incredible. all right, good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we start out with some light sprinkles this morning and we see misting in san francisco with the low clouds and low visibility. we're right at about 60 degrees. as we go through the day our temperatures will be holding steady. we'll be getting ready for some more of that light rain as we go through the day. looking at the timeline of what to expect over the next several days, breezy winds today, spottily light rain. more showers heading into tomorrow. a bigger storm system arrives saturday in the afternoon. this portion of today is brought to you by 75 years of m&ms. today marks a mile stroen
for a treat that's been a -- dylan had the tough assignment of eating her way through a chocolate factory. >> m&m's may be bite-sized. the little cannot i coated chocolates have a big and colorful history. >> they are the most popular candy in the world, sold in more than 100 countries in 22 eye popping colors and ever expanding range of flavors from classic -- >> i go for the plain jane. >> to the creative. strawberry short cake and now the candy that melts in your mouth not in your hand is celebrating a major milestone. >> it's 75th anniversary. so where does a chocolate lover like myself go to crack the story? >> i'm here in hack et cetera town, new jersey, one of the largest m and m fak ris ctoriese
country. they produce 10 million m&m's every day. i'm assuming there's serious chocolate to be tasted inside. >> some of us don't know a world without it. >> they started in 1941. they were actually the brainchild of forest marsh. they were first used as a ration for the soldiers during world war ii. the package was not the bag that you know today. but it was a cardboard tube that made it ease yes, sier for the to consume. >> the cute cartoons. >> he's the candy man. >> all the world loves m&m's. >> he does exist. >> they do exist. >> i think it's grown up a lot. if you look at the characters as they stand today, they're very adult. >> one thing has remained the same. >> m&m's today in 2016, milk and
peanuts taste the same as they did in 1941. that makes this so iconic. >> speaking of that same great taste, it was time for a little product research. >> literally a kid in a candy store. pretzel. >> a lot of product research. >> white chocolate strawberry shortcake. candy corn. cafe mocha. >> ready for more. let keep going. >> next an inside look at where the magic happens. >> after a quick wardrobe change, i got a rare tour of the floor. >> i can smell by the chocolate in the air, we must be getting closer to the factory. >> next up, mixing the chocolate. >> there will be vats of chocolate in here. >> i want to dive in. >> then forming the drops. >> you know how bad i want to roll around in there. >> you ever want to stick your face in. one more peanut. i need to stop.
>> then they add that colorful candy shell. finally, bag up the m&m's. the ones i wasn't able to get my hands-on. there was only one more stop. i had a couple idea on a new logo for the company to consider. >> it's a handful of me. >> i did the math. i literally ate 100 m&m's. >> nice. >> this isn't looking that great to me right now. >> we're going to take the m&m straw challenge. this is a classic. >> everyone knows this game. >> we never heard of it. what do we do? >> 25 second on the clock. whoever the sucks the thing and then the thing. >> it didn't start yet.
>> sound effects are ridiculous. >> time? >> i'm the judge. i'll be the judge. keep going. three, two, one. >> let me see. wow, al. >> one, two, three, four, five, six. >> al wins. >> i'm not going to -- >> you should not do it. coming up next, willie lands a dream internship at "saturday night live." tickets behind the scenes? that's right after this. ter thi ♪ the candy man can 'cause he mixes it... ♪ ter thi need some help, guys? yeah. no. ♪ living for tomorrow, ♪ lost within a dream ♪ let the sun shine through ♪ to lift your spirits once again ♪ ♪ 'cause love makes the world feel good ♪
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nearly six million children have a severe food allergy. how can you tell the difference between sensitivity and allergy. or intolerance? here with the answers is food editor and an allergist. good morning, guys. let's talk first about food allergies and bust myths and have some facts here. let's start with the first myth versus fact. allergic to any food that gives you problems. we asked our viewers to weigh
in. 90% believe it's a myth. >> it is a myth because your body has response to food doesn't mean a food allergy. a food allergy refers to an effect in the immune system. >> doctor, can you explain the difference between allergy and intolerance to a food group? >> a lot of people confuse it. a food allergy is when your immune system overreacts and can create a life-threatening reaction. the other is a digestion problem. >> here we are looking at eight foods most associated with food allergy. what reactions are we talking about when you say severe reaction? >> a true food allergy can cause hives, swelling difficulty breathing, throwing up, wheezing. it's very life-threatening. >> shock. >> this is top eight. you can be allergic to any food. it's rare but these are the top eight. >> let's move to our next statement and that is stomach issues may be a result of a food allergy and 20% say that is a
myth. what is the answer? >> that is a myth because when you have stomach issues it is your digestive tract responding to that. it doesn't mean it's an allergy >> a lot of people are familiar with the concept of lactose intolerance. they have gas, bloating, crampy. abnormal stools. >> doesn't mean they're allergic to. >> lactose isn't the only sugar that can do that. >> like onions, wheat. legumes. >> are those foods that you should avoid or should you get rid of them all together? >> something you have to talk to your doctor about and suggest keeping a food journal or perhaps trying to eliminate and keep in smaller quantities. see if that helps. >> limiting sometimes not eliminating. >> a good way to test it. >> once a child is diagnosed it can never be outgrown. is that fact or is that a myth?
90% think it's a myth. >> it is a myth. while not all can be outgrown many can. milk and eggs, soy and wheat. others cannot, especially peanuts. >> doctor, you're on the frontlines of this. what are some allergies that you have seen good effects of children outgrowing? >> historically about 80% of children can outgrow milk, eggs, soy, wheat. they're common to be outgrown. on the other hand, peanut and tree nuts and seafood are harder to outgrow. >> thank you. always a great segment. thank you. >> we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
mid 60s for the peninsula and the south bay. in to the afternoon, we will have some quiet and dry weather but we are getting ready for the next rainmaker that will be here as we go into early tomorrow morning. let's get a look at the roadways. >> start with the golden gate bridge. slow south coming out of the north bay all morning. a fender-bender as you approach the plaza, second one for the area for morning. there is the approach to the bay bridge, still slow down the east shore freeway. 880 flows up toward 101. as kari is track being the start of what could be a string of wet days, heavy surf is also a part of that mix. go to our webpage and see how it is causing erosion issues. the mayor of santa clara is taking matters into her own hands when it comes to security
♪ from from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody, it's thirsty thursday, march 3, 2016. jenna bush hager is filling in for kathie lee. that is you by choice. he had a nice crowd outside. he's under this artist banner of an artist you need to know, and he's going to perform live for us. he's a huge youtube star, by the way. >> we can't wait. it's ambush makeover thursday. our glam squad hit