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about 10:00. a lot more traffic through the weekend. >> thank you for joining us. we'll be back at 7:25. good morning. historic visit. president obama becomes the first sitting u.s. president to travel to hiroshima. site of the devastating atomic bombing. laying a wreath to remember the 140,000 who died. >> 71 years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky, and the world was changed. >> but stopping short of an apology. violent new outbreak. more tornadoes, more hail, more flooding, more havoc across the midwest and south. 11 million people at risk today. game on? donald trump said he'd love to debate bernie sanders, even though he is unlikely to be the democratic nominee. sanders says he'll do it.
could it really happen? why $10 million could be standing in the way. ready for the weekend. we're kicking off the unofficial start to summer with a big party on the plaza. headlined by one of country music's biggest stars, dierks bentley. today, friday, may 27th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this friday morning. we've decided to come on outside to start the show this morning. as you can see, we are in very good company. >> we've got marine corps, navy, coast guard, all here as part of fleet week. it goes on until monday, memorial day weekend. we'll have a concert and good food this morning.
>> they serve us, so we'll serve you guys later in the show. thank you, again, for being here. we have a lot to talk about this friday morning. let's talk about president obama, making history, becoming the first u.s. sitting president to visit hiroshima, japan, where the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb 71 years ago. nbc's ron allen is there. ron? >> good morning. hiroshima's peace park is a profound place dedicated to the memory of the thousands killed when the u.s. attacked with atomic bomb. today, more than anything, president obama came here to say nuclear weapons capable of such devastation never should be used again. >> reporter: president obama at peace park memorial in hiroshima. >> 71 years ago on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky. >> the first atomic bomb hit an enemy target. >> reporter: reflecting on the moment when the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on hiroshima, and three days later, another on nagasaki.
president truman wanting to force japan's surrender in world war ii. >> we come to this place, stand here in the middle of this city and force ourselves to imagine the moment the bomb fell. >> reporter: president laying a wreath at a tomb bearing the names of 300,000 victims, those who perished when the bombs fell and those who have died from the effects of the radiation in the decades since. >> their souls speak to us. they ask us to look inward. take stock of who we are. and what we might become. >> reporter: the president comforted survivors who, over the years, had hoped an american president would have come sooner to hear their nightmarish memories. president obama refused to second guess or apologize for president truman's decision to drop the bomb. he also warned of the still looming threat of nuclear war, and the need for the type of peace and reconciliation the u.s. and japan have achieved. >> the world was forever changed
here. but today, the children of this city will go through their day in peace. >> president obama had considered visiting here since his first days in office. his impassioned remarks today, perhaps an indication that he feels time is running out to achieve his goal of a world without nuclear weapons. savannah? >> ron allen in hiroshima for us, thank you. here at home, severe weather is once again lashing parts of the midwest and south with powerful tornadoes, heavy rain and hail. gabe gutierrez is in abilene, kansas, once again for us. gabe, good morning. >> good morning. heavy rains in this area overnight. even after residents here are struggling to clean up after the tornado. it was parts of texas overnight that saw the biggest downpour. for many, it was a miserable start to the holiday weekend. >> reporter: from terrifying tornadoes to devastating flooding, yet another round of severe storms is ravaging the country.
overnight near houston, rain prompting water rescues. >> from the time we turned around, my car was under water. >> reporter: this morning, bryan, texas in shock after this tornado rolled through. >> i was scared for my life. 30 seconds doesn't sound like a long time, but when you're scared something is going to happen to you or the ones you love, you're worried. >> reporter: in kansas, ominous skies and damaging winds blowing drivers off roads. hail pounding colorado, halting flighting in denver. travelers taking cover. >> thousands of people walking downstairs. i was like, what? >> reporter: it's been a destructive week. 134 tornado reports since last saturday. this 360 video, an extremely rare glimpse inside a storm that rocked kansas. the ferocious twister barrels through, swallowing the camera. >> attention firefighters,
attention. a rescue in horse cave at the hidden river cave. >> reporter: in kentucky, 19 people rescued after being trapped by neck-deep flood waters in a cave. dave foster helped lead the clemson university students and their tour guides to safety. >> the water roaring through the cave, making a thunderous noise the whole way out. >> reporter: the group had been trapped for six hours. >> everybody got out. nobody got injured. everybody is a little cold and scared, but everybody got out safe. >> here in kansas, hail and damaging winds are possible later today, as well as the potential for flooding through tomorrow. matt and al, back to you? >> gabe, thank you very much. starting to sound like a broken record. >> we were talking about this yesterday. we were concerned about this system, and it's unfortunately come to fruition. we have more going on. dangerous situation right now in eastern texas and louisiana. severe thunderstorm watches in
effect. also, flood watches and warnings, as well as the heavy thunderstorms that train on top of the region. as we watch today, we are looking at, again, for today, severe weather. 11 million people at risk for severe storms. large hail, damaging winds. in fact, some areas already picked up 10 to 12 inches of rain. some areas in parts of east texas picking up 17 inches. look over the next 24 hours. flash flood watches for over 12 million people. flash flood warnings for another 1.5 million, just about. we're looking anywhere from three to five inches of rain out of this. flooding will continue to be a problem, probably on into tomorrow and possibly sunday morning, as the flood waters start to recede. >> thank you. also this morning, less than a year after announcing his candidacy, donald trump has the
magic number of delegates he needs to clinch the republican nomination. he's showing no sign of softening his tone in an effort to get general electiovoters. he says he's ready to debate bernie sanders. let's begin our decision 2016 coverage with nbc's hallie jackson. good morning. >> good morning to you. donald trump today in california taking a kind of victory lap after hitting that 1,238 number of delegates he needs to capture the republican nomination. now, he's putting new conditions on the possible debate with bernie sanders, and not letting us on his attacks against democrats. >> reporter: donald trump celebrating a clinch no one saw coming nearly a year ago. >> i always said i was going to win on the first ballot. i didn't know i was going to win this quickly. >> reporter: the billionaire businessman treating himself to a big mac and fries on the way to his first rally in montana since earning enough delegates to capture the republican nomination. previewing how he will try to win in november. >> i want my energy to be put
into the states that can go either way. >> reporter: potential battleground states like michigan, ohio and california, which could be the site of an unprecedented debate. trump one-on-one with bernie sanders. >> we could have a lot of fun with it. i'd love to debate bernie. >> reporter: there is a new catch. trump says he'll only do it if they raise $10 million for women's health charities. >> the goal would be to have it in a big stadium in california. >> reporter: in a new interview, trump's wife, melania, said during debates, she doesn't get nervous. now sharing more about her relationship with her husband. >> we don't have fights. >> i know, but you don't digree on things? >> we disagree, but it's okay. >> reporter: a different dynamic with senator elizabeth warren. >> she's been ineffective, other than she has a big mouth. >> reporter: his remarks leading to this tense exchange with a native-american writer at his north dakota news conference. >> pocahontas. >> that's offense. >> sorry about that.
pocahontas? is that what you said? elizabeth warren? >> reporter: he'd debate warren, too, a highly unlikely scenario. in an election that's seen its share of them. >> and trump's focused on his own race but also looking at ones down ballot too in hopes that republicans keep control of congress looking at the senate seat of a former rival marco rubio who says he won't run. trump tweeting important to keep the majority, run, marco. >> hallie jackson, thank. >> hillary clinton is going all out against donald trump at her rally, she's responding to that new report on her e-mail scandal. kristen welker is following the clinton campaign. good morning. >> good morning. hillary clinton will try to turn the page today from that scathing inspector general report about her use of private e-mails, she is wasting little
time trying to capitalize on donald trump. word that donald trump clinched the gop nomination hillary clinton is taking every opportunity to sharpen her attacks. >> there is absolutely no way that we can let donald trump get anywhere near the white house. >> that means an unqualified loose cannon is within reach of the most powerful job in the world. >> clinton is in full damage control mode after the inspector general rebuked her use of a private e-mail server when she was secretary of state, to defend herself including with chuck todd. >> the report makes clear that personal e-mail use was the practice under other secretaries of state. >> and she tried to clarify a 2010 e-mail in which she wrote she didn't want the personaling accessible. >> to be clear --
>> what were you worried about? accessible by who? >> nobody wants their personal e-mails made public, you know that is i think a very common if not unanimous feeling among people. >> the report found she did break the rules by not proper preserving her e-mails and slammed her for failing to refusing to cooperate with the investigation. >> i testified for 11 hours before the committee, the benghazi committee, i have answered numerous questions. >> and as clinton barnstorms in california, on thursday she laughed off word of a possible debate between trump and bernie sanders. >> i understood they said that was a joke and i'm going to look forward to debating donald trump. >> now that e-mail issue isn't going away for clinton. she's awaiting the results of an fbi investigation, meanwhile today clinton fighting to lock up the nomination will campaign here in re in california, her ot bernie sanders will as well. polls show it is shaping up to
be a tighter race than perhaps any one imagined. >> kristin, thank you very much. frightening moments for passengers on a flight from tokyo to seoul, south korea. an engine fire broke out on a korean air jet seconds before that plane was supposed to take off. all 302 passengers and 17 crew members were quickly evacuated as emergency crews rushed to put out the fire. japan's busiest airport was temporarily sh down. luckily no injuries reported. >> it's disturbing, a drug resistant super bug doctors have been dreading has shown up in the u.s. for the first time. health officials are concerned that it could signal what they call the end of the road for antibiotics. the mutant e. coli germ was found last month at a 49-year-old pennsylvania woman. health officials say the case is not cause for panic. medical story, a u.s. government study on rats found a link between cell phones and cancer. according to "the wall street
journal" the study found low incidents of two types of tumors in male rats exposed to radiofrequencies commonly emitted by cell phones. a spokesperson for the national institutes of health says it's important to note previous large scale population base studies have found limited evidence of an increase erisk for developin cancer from cell phone use. >> unofficial start to summer our team is spread out at the beaches, the highways, going to give you the latest on the travel rush around the country. we'll start with kerry sanders in atlanta at hartsfield jackson international airport. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the busiest airport in the nation and take a look. this is the pre-pre-prestage line. a line here, one, two, three and four. three and four are moving now. that leads to the next line you have to wait in. as we walk along in the next line look at the statistics.
we have 2.6 million people traveling today. the busiest airports going go be atlanta, los angeles and right in new york there. i'm still walking, which is a surprising statistic, the average price of a ticket, $165. that's for round trip so that's surprising. but, as i'm walking and continuing to walk in this line, let me show you as i pass around here, this goes from here to yet another line that then snakes back and forth and back and forth. they are trying to soothe some of the savage beasts with music. but they told people that they wanted them to come to the airport three hours early, and if they did, they are going to make it fine. if they didn't, sorry to say they are probably going to miss their flight. guys, this is probably not the day you really want to travel, but of course it's the weekend where you want to get together with friends. >> yes. >> one of the stories of the summer. >> seems like a tour guy at the smithsonian.
we're walking, we're walking. kerry, thank you. millions of people will spend threes part of the weekend at the beach. where are you going to find the beach weather? dylan is at coney island not far from us with the answer to that. hi, dylan. >> reporter: good morning, guys. i figured out the best way to beat the traffic to the beach is get here at 5:00 a.m. helps avoid the sunburn too. i'm standing here on the boardwalk but you have to see how beautiful everything looks around here from above. we've got our drone flying along the shore here at coney island, showing you that the beach is open and waiting for the swarm of beachgoer they expect this weekend. officials at the coasts and lake beaches are saying that their beaches are open and ready for business this weekend. in fact, the mayor of del mar, new jersey, posted drone video showing off his town's beach saying they are open for business as well. that of course is my hometown
beach i grew up at. and miami beach is at the top of the list this year for the top beach destination for this holiday weekend. aaa puts myrtle beach at the top despite the weather not looking great. let's talk about where it will be great, panama beach, sunny, point pleasant, temperatures in the upper 70s with lots of sunshine. maybe a spot storm on monday. on the west coast temperatures cooler in the 60s but the sun will be shining. and back here in coney island the sun is already out, temperatures are in the upper 60s, but down in the southeast, that's where we're watching a potential tropical system that could keep it gray and damp all weekend. of course al will have much more in the next half hour. >> you know what, by the way for all of those days in the winter we make you stand outside freezing your parka off, you deserve a little beach time. >> dylan, thank you. with low gas prices 34
million are expected to hit the roads. today craig melvin is all over that on i-95 from connecticut to new jersey, and testing out technology to avoid busy roads. how's it looking? >> reporter: hey, this is probably the smoothest of commutes have ever gone. a lot of folks decided to take off this friday, this memorial day weekend friday, get an early start. you mentioned 34 million. that's the bad news. that number of people going to be on the roadways. the good news is, gas prices are at an 11-year low. $2.26 a gallon. traffic right now, i want to show you an app i use to navigate but again this morning, not having -- this is waze. it's a fantastic app. it sources information from other drivers, if you've got a lead foot, it wilt give you a
heads up if there is a police officer up ahead. so waze is great. there are other apps i enjoy as we. keep a tab on your friends and family. if you are someone who is always running late perhaps give them a heads up when you come. gas buddy of course, gas buddy, cheapest gas along your route. great app. and around me is a fairly new app. you find everything from a coffee shop to a pharmacy. so a handful of apps to help you navigate on this memorial day weekend. >> all right, craig, thank you so much. al's back with more on the weather. how many times did we do in local news one of those remotes, when completely fantastic traffic. >> looking for all of the traffic you can find. you can't find a car on the road. always happens. >> beautiful. smooth sailing, craig. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. introducing the completely redesigned mercedes-benz c-coupe,
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affluenza teen, ethan couch. the serious prison time she now faces. plus, dramatic rise in cases of children left in sweltering cars. on rossen reports this morning, first-hand look at how fast the heat becomes dangerous and how to get a child out safely. first on a friday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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==topvo== one firefighter is hospitaled - recovering from non-life good friday morning. 7:26, i'm sam brock. one firefighter is hospitalized this morning recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. after an early morning house fire in alameda. it started after midnight at a home on fountain street not far from lincoln park. crews are only saying a firefighter suffered some possible bone fracture. that woman is now in the hospital being treated. the person who lived at that address made it out safely before firefightezs arrived. the home is a total loss and we heard the homeowner ended up sleeping at a friend's house. heading into a holiday weekend and welcomed by heat. good morning. >> happy friday. we are waking up to bright
sunshine. no fog this morning. look at these high temperatures later on. 85 for the south bay. 77 for the peninsula. east bay at 79. tri-valley today up to 86. san francisco, nice and comfortable for today. 69 but as we get into the next couple of days, 80s and 90s for the south bay. even for the peninsula. san francisco will stay cool with 70s through monday. the north bay, tri-valley and east bay looking at 80s and 90s once we have sunday and monday. >> if you are in the city, it will be crowded. traffic around the bay easy. this morning's commute wasn't much of a factor for most drivers. we do have eastbound 588. reports of an earlier crash. looks like that might be toward the center divide. those lanes are clear. in the south bay northbound 101 recovers to ellis.
it's 7:30. it's summertime. friday, may 27th, 2016. beautiful view of the harbor. we have memorial day weekend arriving. we are going to celebrate with a live concert from dierks bentley in our 8:30 half hour. >> it's a good opportunity to know that memorial day weekend has a purpose. it's to honor the people serving our country, thanking the members of the military services. >> definitely. a new round of severe weather is hitting the south and midwest, including this massive tornado. that was in brian, texas. in the houston area, torrential
rain. we've been saying that a lot lately. leading to swift water rescues. president obama was the first sitting u.s. president to visit hiroshima this morning. he met with the survivors of the atomic bombing in 1945. he laid a wreath at hiroshima peace memorial park. arrest has been made in the shooting at a ti concert. a local rapper from brooklyn was charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. this morning, the so-called affluenza teen case is back in the headlines. ethan couch's mother now indicted for helping her son flee the country late last year. with the latest, here is nbc's janet shamlian. >> reporter: she's the mom, authorities say, helped her son, the so-called affluenza teen, escape to mexico to avoid being taken into custody. this morning, tonya couch facing two felony counts of her own. indicted for hindering the apprehension of her son, ethan,
and laundering money she used in the failed attempt. >> her entire focus has been on protecting ethan, making sure he didn't see any justice done. making sure he was not accountable. >> reporter: ethan couch gained notoriety three years ago when he killed four people and injured nine in a horrific drunk driving accident. a psychiatrist testified couch, who was just 16, was unable to understand the consequences of his actions because he came from an affluent family. what's been called the affluenza defense. the trial sparked widespread outrage when the teen received what many considered a slap on the wrist. no prison time. only probation. then last year, back in the news. video surfaced, appearing to show couch playing beer pong at a party. that's when detectives say mother and son went on the run, fleeing to mexico. the fbi tracked the pa pair the.
last month, couch was returned to texas. a judge ordering the now almost 19-year-old to spend two years in jail. some justice for the family. >> pleasant surprise. these families have not had many surprises that were pleasant as they went through this case. >> reporter: released on bond thursday, it's now tonya couch facing serious jail time. for "today", janet shamlian, nbc news, dallas. let's get another check of the weather from mr. roker. >> remember the last half hour, dylan mentioning there could be a tropical disturbance developing. it is what we're watching. this is what we talked about yesterday. investigation area 91-l. there is a good chance in the next 48 hours, 80% chance this will become a subtropical or tropical system. it would be named bonnie. seventh time since 1980 a tropical system has formed in may. what it is going to bring is a lot of wet weather from norfolk down to daytona beach. high rip currents, a threat all
weekend. rough surf and dangerous swimming conditions. we're also looking at a gorgeous day throughout the eastern third of the country. wet weather from the great lakes to texas, where we have a slight risk of strong storms. texas, oklahoma, nebraska and kansas. a few showers good friday morning to you. meteorologist anthony slaughter here. no fog here on this friday. clear blue skies out in san francisco. that's the case. we have a few high clouds but temperatures back into the 80s across the south bay. same deal for the peninsula. we'll see a cool day today. that continues in san francisco. low 70s through the weekend. >> get that weather any time you need it. weather channel on cable. weather.com online. you know the marriage rules
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worried. >> "today" national investigative correspondent jeff rossen has more on this. >> good morning to you. important topic. we are out here in new york this morning. it is about 70 degrees outside. we are talking about how hot cars can get inside. i always thought that cars can't get that hot inside unless it's really hot outside. 80 or 90 degrees. that is not true. children can die sitting in a car if it is 70, like now, and feeling good ouide. as low as 60 degrees. it's already happening. this is one of the worst in more than a decade, with new cases just this week. this morning, i am hopping inside a of a car to show you how fast it can happen. plus, how to break a child out if you spot them stranded. >> reporter: north carolina, wednesday. an eight-month-old baby boy trapped inside this suv for hours. his mom reportedly forgot him in there. he was killed. florida, just days earlier,
another baby left in a hot car. also killed. >> 10 to 15 minutes, the temperature of a car can go to 0 from 80 degrees to 120 degrees. >> reporter: cases already spiking across the country. nine children killed so far this year. a 350% increase from this time last year. >> the baby was the most beautiful baby. very devastating. it can happen. >> reporter: the experts showed up. how hot does it get? i'm climbing inside this car with miami-dade fire rescue. i'm wearing all these wires so you can monitor my health. >> absolutely. >> reporter: right away, i am feeling it. >> already over 100 degrees inside of this car, and it's only been three minutes. >> reporter: now, imagine a baby in here. >> kids get hotter faster than adults do. >> as hot as i am right now, a child would be in more danger. >> at least twice. >> reporter: just ten minutes in, my body temperature is spiking.
>> 101. now you're in a danger zone. >> reporter: a few minutes later, he takes my temperature again. >> temperature is getting almost to 104. i want to end this. too dangerous for you. >> he called it off because, i mean, look at this, my body temperature got too hot. i'm already at 104. a child can't open the door like i just did. that sticks with me. >> reporter: what if you spot a child in a hot car? how do you break in? you can see, it's not easy. this woman desperately hammering on the back window of a stranger's car. inside, a 2-year-old girl left in her car seat. the temperatures inside soaring well over 100 degrees. thankfully, the baby was pulled to safety. >> my first instinct would be to punch the window orel b elbow i >> give it a try. hurts, doesn't it? >> won't break. >> it won't break, and it'll probably hurt you. we don't want to break the window anyway, because the glass
shards go on your child. >> go to the opposite side of the child. >> everyday objects. go to the trunk and grab a tire iron. we change our tires with that. it has a sharp end. grab the handle. >> you're telling me, this is the weakest part of the window, the lower bottom. >> don't use the center because that's the strongest part. down in the corners. get the point to where it is in the corner. then pull back and go in. >> wow. >> here's another option. you can get a window breaker at any big box store, auto store. $10 to $15. keep it in the car. sharp point. strike the same spot i did right here. >> wow. >> nice and easy. >> look at that, then you do this. >> don't use your hand. start at the top and work down. >> that's it? >> that simple, you can save a child's life. >> and consider this, a car left
sitting in the sun can actually heat up by 19 degrees every ten minutes. it is a startling number. it doesn't take long for a tragedy to strike. experts say contrary to popular belief, keeping a child in here, even as you run into the store quickly to get a coffee, nothing is safe. we apologize for the noise. a lot of traffic is going by. cracking a window doesn't help, no matter how long. don't try to do it. this goes for pets, too. they die every year, too. we hope this helps. >> jeff, thank you very much. princess diana's childhood home open for business. what you get when you pay to stay at the mansion. carson introduces us to the two winners of this jay knows how to keep his wheels spinning. nice shorts dad... they don't make 'em in adult sizes? this is what the pros wear. look at the lines... uhhh... look at the other line... mm...mhh... that's why he starts his day with those two scoops... in deliciously heart healthy kellogg's raisin bran.
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we're back now at 7:49, with the thrilling finish to this year's national spelling bee. let's go to carson for the highlights. >> it was a tie. third year in a row it was a tie. let's look at the winning moment as it played out. >> a-i-s. feldenkrais. >> that's correct. >> gesellschafgesellschaft. >> contract. >> i spoke to the champions.
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happy friday. you made it to the weekend. anthony slaughter here. we've got sunshine in the south bay and also got clear skies at the coast line. today temperatures are going to warm big time. especially for the inland locations. south bay back to the mid 80s. mid 70s in the peninsula. comfortable in san francisco. 69 in the wine country. it's going to be toasty that leads us into the weekend 90s in the forecast for sunday and monday. let's throw things over to mike tracking that morning commute. >> good morning. an easy drive. this will build as the morning continues. no metering lights. no problems getting towards the bay bridge. that's over on this side. north bay light. watch the golden gate bridge. areas where folks out of town want to visit will get crowded starting 10:00 this morning. we are seeing a problem in the east bay. 588. our third car fire of the
morning. that was a distraction that smoke. earlier accident around keller caused slowing in both directions. 880 just starting to slow by the coliseum. not a major issue for oakland for the nimitz freeway. we have an earlier crash clearing over at moffitt. thank you very much. happening right now, the search continues this morning for a 15-year-old vallejo girl who investigators believe was kidnapped at gun point. authorities yesterday shot and killed her suspected abductor in southern california after a chase. hillary clinton has one more bay area campaign stop. today she will appear in oakl d oakland. what her local supporters are saying. >> stages set for the sharks' first-ever stanley cup final. get a lay of the land. we'll have another update in 30 minutes. (scal): good day, m'lady!
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♪ ♪ welcome to my house, baby take control now ♪ >> it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, living like royalty. we take you inside princess diana's childhood home as brother charles opens the massive estate for a special cause. plus, we have everything you need to kick-start your memorial day weekend, from a one one-of-a-kind barbecue, the country superstar dierks bentley live on the plaza. today, friday, may 27th, 2016. >> we're celebrating her 21st
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recipe for grilled barbecue chops. >> a secret recipe. it's really good. a lot to get to. a check of the stories making headlines this morning. natalie has those. >> good morning. president obama called on the world to eliminate nuclear weapons during his historic and controversial trip to hiroshima, japan, this morning. he became the first sitting president to visit the site of the first atomic bomb attack 71 years ago. he met with survivors and laid a wreath at the memorial to those who died. >> their souls speak to us. and ask us to look inward, to take stock of who we are and what we might become. >> the president did not apologize for u.s. actions, saying instead that he was paying tribute to all the innocents killed during world war ii. donald trump has revealed some of his strategy for winning the white house now that he has clinched the republican nomination.
at a rally in billings, montana, he said he'll focus on states like california that could go either way in november. trump said he would be willing to debate bernie sanders in a stadium. hillary clinton is sharpening her attacks on trump, campaigning in california thursday. clinton called him an unqualified loose cannon who cannot get near the most powerful job in the world. she is also trying to control the damage from an inspector general's report that faulted her use of a private email server as secretary of state. clinton said the report makes clear that other secretaries of state also used personal email. we have breaking olympic news this morning. the i.o.c. says 23 athletes have tested positive in re-analysis of their doping samples from the 2012 london olympics. officials announced the results
today after re-testing 265 london samples with improved techniques. the i.o.c. says the athletes represent five sports and six countries, however, it did not name them. the re-test targeted athletes hoping to compete at the rio de janeiro olympics in august. it's not often that you see a slam-dunk on a golf course. take a look at this. kevin chappell on the par 4 10th hole at the pga colonial in fort worth. the second shot, from 160 yards. as you see it drops into the cup. no bounce, no roll. straight in. that was chappell's 11th eagle of the year. no doubt his best. incredible moment there. let's send it back outside. matt and savannah, guys. that happens to you all the time on the course. >> carson has shown me that trick shot over and over. >> your chance to live like royalty. we'll take you inside princess diana's childhood home. also, justin bieber sued.
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welcome back. if you have ever dreamed of living like a royal, and who hasn't, you can now do that. you can pay to spend a weekend at princess diana's childhood home. >> it's all to raise money for charity. nbc's cynthia mcfadden got rare access inside the spectacular di from a special "dateline" series on assignment. >> reporter: it's a plot twist that fans of ""downton abbey" will remember. when the family opens the estate to the public. charging admission to raise money for charity. >> why should anyone pay to see an ordinary house.
>> not everyone lives in a house like downton abby. >> i'm sure there will be people that say, oh, how can they do it? it's lowering themselves. whatever. it's not. >> reporter: a plan to let people not only visit but spend the entire weekend at the 500-year-old home of the spencer family. the place is best known as the childhood home of princess diana. as well as her final resting place. >> this is, i think, one of the most successl portrait of her, actually. >> reporter: now, it belongs to her brother, charles. >> this is the heart of the home. >> reporter: we were invited inside. >> there are 650 paintings in the house. >> reporter: and to meet one of the newest members of the family. charles' wife, karen. >> i honestly do think this house has always had an affinity for glamorous ladies. >> reporter: she's an american who the earl met on a blind date.
introduced by a former "today" show producer. >> i used to work on the "today" show, and there was a colleague that said, you must meet this fabulous woman. eventually we did, and that was that. >> reporter: her second marriage. his third. >> together, how many children? >> just the nine. karen had two already, and i had six. we've had one delightful daughter together. we're up to nine now. >> are we going to keep it at nine? >> keeping it at nine. >> reporter: while they could have settled into a life of lavish parties, she's most at home a world away, on a mission to improve the world's orphanages. >> hopefully, we're giving the children a little taste of a family. >> reporter: we traveled to nicaragua, where her charity is transforming lives. >> i feel an obligation to speak for those kids who i really feel are being left behind. >> reporter: a passion her husband says he immediately connected with. because of his sister, famous
for her charity work. >> diana is rightly remembered with great affection for the causes she championed. i suppose i automatically gravitate to people doing good in a similar field. >> reporter: now that she's part of the family, karen spencer has an idea to leverage the family home, in a big way. >> you have an announcement? >> yes. >> go ahead. >> we are launching a campaign to raise funds, where we are going to open the home, to raise funds. >> reporter: allowing anyone willing to pay the chance to spend the weekend with them, and sleep in one of the grand bedrooms. >> it's not going to be cheap to spend a weekend here. >> no, it's not. >> reporter: the cost, a hefty $40,000 donation. but she's also going to surprise a few lucky small donors with an invitation, too. >> and you didn't think she was nuts when she came to you with this idea? >> i think it is a brilliant idea. i've always thought of this house as contributing. it's not just a little fortress of privilege.
it should be doing good for the world. >> such a pretty place, isn't it? >> yeah. loved to go. >> by the way, you don't have to be rich to spend a weekend there. check out today.com to find out how small donations could get you a stay at the mansion, as well. don't miss the rest of cynthia's report, "on assignment," sunday, 7:00/6:00 central. it's time for trending. >> ready? >> what's the best piece of advice that someone gave you before you got married? >> always talk it out. >> there are good years and bad years. >> yeah. >> true. >> years? ♪ stand by your man "huffington marriage experts. you know the rule, never go to bed angry? >> yeah. >> one counselor said, sometimes we need time to cool off. we'll adjust it. never go to bed furious. angry is okay.
speaking of sleep, don't sleep in separate beds. >> tell my wife. >> i think if you snore and stuff, it's okay. >> better than the couch. >> snoring and tossing and turning can lead to resentment. third, don't fantasize about others, including your ex. why are we laughing? >> okay, note to self. >> don't tell your spouse, right? >> you think it's okay? is it okay? >> sounds like trouble to me. >> carson? >> don't bring me into this. wow. >> i'll get you off the hook. >> throw that one out, also. experts say fantasies are normal. they can even help spice up your marriage. >> okay, good. >> one other rule suggested by a new study, don't nag. researchers at michigan state say a wife who pesters her husband may improve his health, even as an ambulance goes by.
>> we should nag because we're helping you. >> gs you in good shape, and then you get out. next topic. are you the hugging type? >> yeah. >> i am. >> bring it in. a man just broke the guinness world record for the most hugs given in one minute. this happened at a school in india. obviously, he gives a quick embrace to one student after another. in 60 seconds, he gave 79 hugs. >> getting your arms around? >> doesn't include any ruled out because of improper hug form. >> not putting too much emotion into the hugs. >> not from the bottom of the heart. >> real body hugging hug. >> we'll put carson to the test. get some real, good tughugs. >> 20 seconds on the clock. hug as many service members as possible. >> thank you for your service. >> five, six, seven, eight. >> thank you for your service.
>> nine, ten. >> keep going. >> 13, 14, 15. >> thank you for your service. >> 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22. >> 23. >> time's up. >> 24. >> thank you for your service thing complicated it. that was great. >> the hugging and thanking. >> will you be able to do pop start? >> that's what memorial day is all about. >> i think a young lady jumped in line twice. now to the lawsuit over one of justin bieber's biggest songs. and steven spielberg on what college grads can learn from "e.t." we'll start with justin bieber and the singer who wants him to say sorry in court. being sued over "sorry." singerso sing singer/songwriter is accusing him of using a riff from her
song. we'll start with bieber's "sorry" and then get to another one. ♪ >> you can hear that, sounding very similar. >> is that a vocal rift? >> would it help if he just said sorry? >> al roker. >> on facebook, white said she warned bieber's team wbut was ignored. we haven't heard back yet both sides. spielberg gave a speech at harvard and channelled his own career to give advice to the gradua graduates. >> i wish you a hollywood style
ending. outrun the t-rex, catch the criminal, and for parents' sake, every now and then, just like e.t., go home. [ applause ] >> spielberg dropped out of college during his sophomore year, and he said he promised his parents he'd go back to school if he didn't make it in hollywood. he'll be entering the junior college this fall. finally, two more hollywood stars who could have been separated at birth. earlier this week, we were talking about helen hunt and jodie foster. now the internet is having fun with elijah wood and daniel radclif radcliffe. check out this gif. it shows the stars slowly mor morphing into each other. one person saying that aside from the eyeeyebrows, they are same person. >> pretty cool. >> memorial day weekend, there's your pop start. >> carson, thank you. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> announcer: brought to you by disney's "alice through the looking glass," playing in
theaters and imax. >> let's show you what we have going on for this day. we are watching this severe weather developing in eastern texas, western louisiana. some areas already picking up 17 inches of rain in the last eight hours. flood watches and warnings in effect right now. you can see, we've got a lot going on. as we look and watch, you can see the accumulations so far. show you what's going as far as the accumulations are concerned. the risk of strong storms stretching throughout texas. 11 million people at risk of the strong storms. anywhere from another four to eight inches of rain possible before it's all over. that's what's going on hey, good friday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter here. waking up to clear skies at the coastline. san francisco under clear sunshine, 69 degrees there. across parts of the south bay we're at 57, sunshine there as well. as we move through the day, it's all about the sunshine and some
very warm temperatures. 69 today in san francisco. the south bay, you'll be at 85 later on, along with the tri-valley back into the mid-80s. wine country 85 as well. and it gets even warmer for the next couple of days. we're talking 80s and 90s for our inland locations by sunday and monday. savannah? >> al, thanks. new installment of our series, undercovered, where ronan farrow digs into stories that aren't in the headlines every day. today, he has an eight-month coast to coast investigation that may make you think twice before you get the next mani/pedi. >> this month, the governor of new york ordered salons across the state to pay $2 million in unpaid wages and damages to workers. we got access inside the state's sting operations and found they were just scratching the surface of a much bigger set of problems all around the country. >> reporter: we've all seen the signs in shops across america.
man cu manicures for $10. are the manicurists across from you being exploited? that's what investigators are looking at. we're with them on a surprise inspecti inspection, checking if salon owners are endangering health. >> they're interviewing a worker now. >> she's not getting overtime? she's working 12 hours a day. >> reporter: minutes in, investigators find some workers aren't getting legal wages. >> they're not getting paid overtime at all, for sure. the minimum wage, i don't think so. >> not licensed to be in business. i'm telling you, you're not licensed. you have to go to court. i also have to put a copy of this in your window. do not take it down. >> reporter: we tried to hear the owner's side. he doesn't want to talk. >> this is nbc. >> no. >> no comment. i know it is a difficult time. if you want your side of the story? >> no, no, no, no, no. >> reporter: in court, the state fined the owner $35,000 for the
wages he owes six workers. crackdowns are a new response to a long-standing problem in states around the country. it exploded into the spotlight after a "new york times" expose last year. >> many workers are paid under minimum wage. few get overtime. this is a widespread problem. >> reporter: this salon worker would only speak to us if we concealed her identity. she has a young son and fears losing her job. >> how many hours a day do you work? >> translator: 10 to 11 hours. >> how much money do you make for that? >> translator: $20 to $30. >> if you are getting a $10 manicure, you have to assume that the workers are getting underpaid. it just -- the math doesn't work out. >> reporter: it's not just stolen wages. turns out, the chemicals that made your nails beautiful may also be harmful to workers' health. >> you can feel the chemical going through your nose, your eyes, your brain.
>> reporter: tina is a single mother of three. she says after decades of working in salons, she suffers from rashes and breathing problems. >> do you worry for yourself, for your long-term health? >> i do, very much. i want to live longer, you know, to see my kids. i see people doing nails around me who have cancer, die early, late 30s. it scares me. >> reporter: while it's difficult to establish a definitive cause, some chemicals used in nail products have been linked to miscarriages, lung disease, and one has been tied to cancer. >> they're like the canaries in the coal mine. >> reporter: julia advocates for workers who seek help in oakland. it's no accident the chemicals are still allowed in salons. >> we've actually worked on laws that tried to ban some of the reproductive chemicals from products in the state of california. >> what happens to those bills? >> well, there's very strong,
powerful industry groups, such as the personal care products counsel, who spends money to oppose the bill. >> reporter: and giving out free makeup kits at the state capital. they gave us a statement, saying the products have been used safely for decades and are regulated by the fda. doctors, whose patients are salon workers, say they see a trend. >> 80% of my patients are salon workers. >> what kind of conditions do you see amongst the salon workers? >> skin conditions, from exposures to chemicals. >> you think there is a link between the conditions in the salons and what you're seeing the women suffer from? >> yes, i do. they're working with chemicals that are actually known carcinogens and have been banned in europe and other countries. >> reporter: one potential answer, healthy nail salons like this one, that use green products. >> one of the reasons why i come here. >> reporter: workers say most salon owners don't care, and most customers just don't know what's at stake. >> they don't know. they come to be made pretty.
>> the entire business model of the nail salon industry relies on them having to cut corners somewhere. it's the workers that end up at the raw end of the deal. >> one of the tricky things about reporting this story is no one wants to see people stay away from salons. experts say the answer is to keep going, but be smart about it. don't go to the ones with rock bottom prices. ask if they're using green products. tip in cash directly to the worker. >> a lot of people go and think, i'll get the cheap manicure but make it up to the worker. >> you want to give tips directly to the workers. at least it's a small way of keeping the money in their hands. >> ronan, thank you. savannah, thank you. i'm here with dierks bentley. he has a brand-new album out today. on a huge tour this summer. he's here for a concert on i'm ...
==topvo== one firefighter is hospazed - recovering from non-lif good friday morning at 8:26. i'm sam brock. right now, one firefighter is still hospitalized, recovering from nonlife-threatening injuries after an early-morning house fire in alameda. firefighters say that it started a bit after midnight at a home on fountain street not too far away from lincoln park. right now crews are only saying that a firefighter suffered some kind of possible bone fracture in the response. as for the one person who was living at that address, she made it out safely before the firefighters arrived. firefighters say the home's a total loss. we did hear that the homeowner ended up sleeping at a friend's house. it is free roadways for the most part on this holiday friday weekend, mike, but a little bit of tightening in oakland. >> that's right, but even where it's slowing, sam, it's not as bad as we often see in oakland. northbound 880 slow just a tad
bit over there, hyatt street past the coliseum. look at your map, coliseum where the a's are playing tonight. but this morning we haven't seen much drama. 580 also much clearer than a half hour ago when we had a crash. car fire eastbound away from highway 13. northbound route through the south bay, mild slowing. there's 85 only slowing up as you pass highway 17, and 87 flows there. this is a live look, 101 at 680, merging at two points and clears up north at mckees. back to you. >> mike, thanks very much. that's it for now. we'll see you in a half hour with more updates.
♪ 8:30 now. it's friday morning. it is memorial day weekend. we've got a great crowd, great plaza, great concert, dierks bentley is about to bring some country loving to midtown manhattan. and if you're a fan, we want to see your photos. use #dierkstoday and you may end up on the big board, on our fan cam. >> we have another huge concert on monday, memorial day, from fifth harmony. so, if you're in town and you'd like something fun to do on that morning, come join us for a mostlyday concert. >> it's going to be a great one. and of course, it wouldn't be a holiday to kick off the season without a barbecue. and sunny anderson is busy at the grill. and oh, man, i'm told the pork chops look amazing.
can't wait to get those. you don't want to miss the recipe. quickly, a thanks to everybody who contributed to red nose day. last night's celebrity telethon was here on nbc. it was an enormous success overall. raised more than $31 million for kids who need both here and the u.s. and all around the world. so, thank you to everybody who donated. >> anybody's back side a little sore from the bikes? >> i didn't know where you were going. i forgot about the bikes. >> how could you forget? >> yours is from last year. all right, let's get a check of the weather. >> let's look at your memorial day weekend outlook. first of all, starting with saturday, we're looking at a wet day around the great lakes. some showers down in florida. basically, though, pretty nice weather saturday, temperatures nice and warm in the eastern third of the country. then as we move into sunday, sunday! the western two-thirds of the country looking pretty good. some showers left over northern texas, and look at those 80s in the northeast. then on memorial day monday, a little wet mid-atlantic states into central new york state,
central texas up into the plains. temperatures a little cool in the pacific northwest, but medford 89 degrees. 78 in l.a. hey, good friday morning to you. meteorologist anthony slaughter here. pacifica all clear this morning. no fog there. and really no fog anywhere across the bay area this morning. we've got bright sunshine and very warm temperatures expected later on. 85 degrees for the south bay. that will do it for your high temperature there. 79 for the east bay today. 69 in san francisco. but toasty for the tri-valley, up to 86 degrees. 85 for the north bay. 80s and 90s for the rest of the weekend with 70s at the coastline all the way through monday. hey, don't forget about our shirts for "today's" funniest dad. guys, this is your chance to perform stand-up live on our show. are you a pretty funny day? >> my kids probably think i'm funny, yeah. >> unlike my children who don't think i'm funny at all.
go to today.com and share your best story about fatherhood. admissions due by next tuesday. and don't forget, our good buddy, jim gaffadin, is going to help us judge. go to today.com and put in your submission for today's funniest dad. matt? >> you could be "today's" funniest dad, al, by the way. coming up, now it's time for food. all week on "today food," we've been grilling dishes that your memorial day guests are going to love. sunny anderson, co-host of "the kitchen" on food network, has the grilled fired up and is ready to go. good morning. nice to see you. >> i'm ready to go. thank you. >> i like the name of the dish, chip chop. how do we make these? >> yes, barbecued chip chops. the person who likes crunch and grilled at the same time. >> let's look at the ingredients. >> first things first. i have a brine of sweet tea and salt for sweetness and flavor in the pork chops. you pour them into the pork chops and brine them for about six to eight hours.
>> what if you don't have that time? what if you really want to get this dish on the table, do you need to brin snenk. >> you don't need to, but i love to because it puts the juiceiness in there. when you're grilling over dry heat, it's really smart to do. >> okay. >> now, i've got brines here. i'll put them on the grill, simp simple, four to five minutes on each side. and if you're grilling this weekend, one rule to know is never grill anything that's cold. >> always bring it up to room temperature. >> room temperature up to two hours. so, after those grilled for four to five minutes on each side -- and it's going to release itself from the grill, you know. >> okay. >> you're going to know what's going on. we're going to bring it over here and i'm going to show you the barbecue sauce, which is simple to make, matt. it's a one, two, three sauce. you'll do one cup of dark brown sugar, two cups of ketchup and three shallots chopped, right? >> three ingredients, that's it? okay. >> one, two, three. it's a simple barbecue sauce. >> for people who say it's too much trouble, i'll do the store-bought sauce, this is too easy. >> it's very easy xrvesi!
it's one, two, three. one cup of brown sugar, two cups of ketchup, three shallots, chop them up, and a lot of black pepper. and that cooks down and you have a luscious barbecue sauce. >> how long do you cook that? >> five to ten minutes. it will get nice and thick. after you're done grilling the pork chop, you put it in the barbecue sauce. you know why? we don't want flare-up on the grill, but we do want crunch. so, here we go. >> regular potato chips in there? >> this is barbecue and salt and vinegar. yes, matt, i see your face. yes, matt. >> i'm going to try this at the end. all right. >> let's do it, right here. >> i will in a second. go ahead. >> then the potatoes, my accordion-style -- >> how did you get those so thin, a mandolin? >> yes, very thin. something for the adults to do. and this is covered in sage and paprika. cover it with pepper and put it on the grill while you're grilling everything else. and it ends up like this. and at end, just add a little
shredded cheese, sprinkle tale over the top with a little parsley and you're done. >> all right. >> and because they're accordion and they're facing up like this, it cooks a lot faster. barbecued chip chops. crunchy? >> well, first of all, the pork is really tender and juicy still. >> that's the brine. >> mm-hmm. and the chips do add an element i have not had before. i love it. it's really good. it's really good. what are you doing for the holiday? >> you know what, i'm going probably hang out with my dog and my cats in brooklyn. i just wanted to tell you guys, thank you so much for supporting me, a veteran. i've been coming by to honor the military members on memorial day for a long time at the "today" show and i really do appreciate you guys and what you do for the military members. >> we thank you for your service. we thank these folks here for their service as well. sunny, thanks a lot. >> thank you, matt. >> you can find this recipe, by the way, and all of the recipes of the week under the grilling tab at today.com/food. up next, great music to go with great food. dierks bentley live on the citi
>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. well, the excitement is building around here. we are moments away from our live concert from country music sensation dierks bentley. he has scored hit after hit for more than a decade. he's still going strong. ♪ i believe it >> reporter: rowdy, charming and always ready to party, dierks bentley is at the top of his game as one of country music's brightest stars. ♪ what was i thinking >> reporter: he >> he burst on the scene in 2003 with his chart-topping single "what was i thinking" and he hasn't looked back. >> free and easy down the road i go. >> going on to score 14 number
one hits, earning 13 grammy nominations while selling more than 5 million albums. >> dierks bentley is special in country music. he doesn't just stick to the nashville sound.ck he gets into rock, pop and he has a background and bluegrass. he knows all the traditional american sounds. >> in 2014 he reached new heights with the release of his album "riser" featuring fan favorite "drunk on a plane."ig ♪ i'm somewhere on a beach >> today his eighth studio album is called black. his single "somewhere on a beach" shooting to the top of the charts. you'll see why when he rocks our plaza this morning. >> ladies and gentlemen, dierks bentley.
♪ ♪ bet you think i'm sitting at home. bet you think that i'm all alone. no ♪ ♪ bet you think i'm missing you and wishing you would call my phone ♪ ♪ hell no ♪ i went wheels up on a runway, and that ticket was with a one-way ♪ ♪ i'm somewhere on a beach, sipping something strong ♪ is not got a new girl, she got itrl going on ♪ ♪ we drink all day and party all night ♪e ♪ i'm way too gone to have you on my mind ♪ ♪ she got a body and she's naughty. and she got me like you ain't ever got me ♪ ♪ i'm getting sun, getting some and i ain't slept in a week ♪ ♪ yeah, i'm somewhere on a beach ♪
♪ heard you called my boys, heard you called my folks ♪ ♪ they said you drove by my house real slow ♪ ♪ you can check any spot, roll down every road, but girl, i ain't eveny close ♪ ♪ i'm somewhere on a beach sipping something strong, not a new girl ♪ ♪ she got it going on ♪ we drink all day and party all night, i'm way to drunk to have you on my mind ♪ ♪ she got a body and she's naughty and she got me like you never got me ♪ ♪ i'm getting sun, getting some, and i ain't slept in a week ♪ ♪ yeah, i'm somewhere on a beach ♪ ♪ i got my shades on i'm somewhere on a beach ♪
♪ somewhere on a beach ♪ sipping something strong is not got a new girl, she got it going on ♪ ♪ we drink all day and party all night ♪ i'm way too gone to have you on my mind ♪ ♪ she got a body and she's naughty and she got me like you ain't never got me ♪ ♪ i'm getting sun, getting some, and i ain't slept in a week, somewhere on a beach ♪ ♪ yeah, somewhere on a beach ♪ she got a body ♪ she's naughty ♪ i'm getting sun, getting some, and i ain't slept in a week ♪
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are so happy, some of us more than others, to have dierks bentley right here. >> i'm happy. >> you didn't see the little moment we just had. >> i know all about it. his "somewhere on a beach" tour is in full swing. "black," new album, is out today. the lead single, certified gold. congratulations on that. >> thank you, guys. >> someone said it's
semi-autobiographical. aren't all albums? >> what's different is this is really personal, but i tried to finish the story. i was trying to make a vinyl record, a story and theme throughout the whole thing. i had to cut songs that weren't about me, but maybe i could imagine going there. to go down the darker, more mysterious paths. it's personal but, at times, it's not. people think it's actually happening in my real life. they're like, oh, bentley is having trouble at home. i think it's more personal, in that some of the songs aren't directly about what's going on in my life right now. >> there is a logical progression. your hit song before, "drunk on a plane," leads to "somewhere on a beach." >> the plane lands in mexico, and now we're somewhere on the beach. we're moving on to new territory now. "different for girls," just came out yesterday. excited about it. >> dierks said he has this big tour this summer, but gets home and spends time with the family, which is nice.
>> it's big for anybody in this business. you love what you do. i love doing this. but when i married my wife and the kids came, it was like, huh, i picked a profession where i'm gone every thursday, friday and saturday of the entire year. you try to find ways to cut the corners and see them. i love hanging with these guys and the band. we have fun on the road. it's a dream come true and keeps getting better every year. this is amazing, on the plaza. >> the album "black" is your wife's maiden name. >> yeah. the song, it's a passionate song, and i feel there is mysterious intrigue. winding road through relationships, the ups and downs. glad to have her name on it. >> what are you going to sing? >> memorial day weekend and all these military folks here in the crowd. i'll do "i hold on." >> dierks bentley.
♪ it's just an old beat up truck ♪ ♪ some say that i should trade up ♪ ♪ now that i got some jangle in my pocket ♪ ♪ but what they don't understand ♪ ♪ is it's the miles that make a man ♪ ♪ i wouldn't trade that thing in for a rocket ♪ ♪ what they don't know is my dad and me ♪ ♪ we drove her down to tennessee ♪ ♪ and she's still here and now he's gone ♪ ♪ so i hold on ♪ it's just an old beat up box ♪ it's rusty strings across the top ♪ ♪ probably don't look like much to you ♪ ♪ but these dents and scratches in the wood ♪ ♪ yeah, that's what makes it sound so good ♪ ♪ to me, she's better than brand-new ♪ ♪ you see this here flat top guitar ♪ ♪ has had my back in a million bars ♪ ♪ singing every country song ♪ so i hold on
♪ baby, look at you right now ♪ there ain't never been no doubt ♪ ♪ without you, i'd be nothing ♪ so if you ever worry about ♪ me walking out ♪ yeah, let me tell you something ♪ ♪ i hold on ♪ i hold on ♪ yeah, i hold on ♪ to the things i believe in ♪ my faith, your love, our freedom ♪ ♪ to the things i can count on ♪ to keep me going strong ♪ yeah, i hold on
dierks bentley, good man, just hanging out. he has a little more music coming up. >> we're celebrating matt not wearing socks. >> it is hot out there. >> we're also celebrating our birthdays. friends at smucker's can't wait to honor very deserving folks. happy 100th birthday to bradford from massachusetts. served in world war ii. thank you, sir, for your service. received a purple heart for his courage. marion, 100 years old.
rumor has it, she's one of the best chocolate chip cookie bakers in the world. please send some our way. also, happy 104th birthday to a local celebrity from south carolina. may 5th was docia smith day when she turned 100. also, david brophy. this world war ii vet from south carolina. again, sir, salute you for your service. he says the secret to longevity is to have a clear appreciation of life itself. good advice. otto hamilton, iii, of virginia, 100 and looking sharp. taught the same sunday school for 60 years. the school was we named in his honor. hello to these lovebirds. never gone to bed angry. happy 75th anniversary to fred and clara.
go to today.com/celebrate. coming up? >> we have dierks bentley. >> he'll hang around with us a little longer. >> and i'm ... ==anim== ==topvo== friends and family of 15- year-old pearl pinson are holding out hope she'll be found safe - and soon. ey good morning at 8:56. i'm kris sanchez. family and friends of 15-year-old pearl pinson are holding out hope that she will be returned home safe and soon. there was a vigil in viejo, but the search continues. deputies are searching for the car used by the suspect, fernando castro, who died in a shoot-out there with authorities yesterday. investigators say pinson was
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this morning on "today's take," stop your feet. dierks bentley plays his hot new single for us. we'll find out what brought this mom tears of joy. plus, rashida jones on the new season of "angie tribeca." all that and more coming up right now. >> 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. welcome to "today" on a friday. may 27th, 2016. i am alongside natalie and dylan. willie and tamron with off this morning. our morning jam, "drunk on a
plane" by dierks bentley. >> i love the song. >> sad when you see someone at 9:00 a.m. ordering a lot of booze. >> it's the bloody marys. >> i have a beggin and tonic. >> someone had a whisky on the rocks. i thought, wow, at 9:00 a.m.? >> we don't judge. >> yes, we do. we do. >> he judges. dierks has been rocking our plaza all weekend long. he'll stop by and we'll chat with him, and then he has another song coming up, which we're excited about. you can find our summer concert series and all our morning jam picks on apple music. >> we love this. so great. >> we're excited. i have a memorial day playlist there, as well. the top of the list, classic, sugar pie honey bunch. >> love that song.
♪ you know that i love you >> al, sing it! >> we love that. such a great song. >> what's your summer jam? >> i think it's the song of the summer. justin timberlake's "can't stop the feeling." >> whatever the feeling, i can't stop the feeling. i love that song. >> mine is old school, miley cyrus, "party in the usa." good kick off the summer weekend. >> ushers a party. >> it does. >> if you don't want to do that, if you get on, say, a roller coaster. >> this is, again, al, king of the segway. >> yesterday, we showed you the joker roller coaster from the six flags in new jersey. jill martin is getting the first inaugural ride, along with our concert rider, dorothy, from arizona. their ride went off well. jill not feeling all that well at the end of it, as you can tell by the look on her face.
yesterday, there were apparently some technical issues. it caused the park to shut the ride down in the afternoon for a bit. a spokeswoman for six flags told us one of the trains was rocking a little too much. wouldn't have liked to have been in that car. >> if the coaster is rocking, don't come knocking. >> the car came into the station in a reclined position. the park was making adjustments to reduce the rocking. they plan to reopen the ride today. >> the ride got sick. >> al is going to go. >> i don't like roller coasters because i don't like the dropping feeling in my stomach. especially a new roller coaster. there are kin ks you want to wok out. >> two or three years. >> adam miller says, let's send dylan. >> no, he tried to get me on that and another roller coaster. i said, that's one thing i won't do. >> that's your biggest fear? >> we don't need to overcome
fears on this show. >> we are doing that series. you really wouldn't do it? >> no. i have fear. >> wouldn't you love to overcome the fear? >> there's no need. getting on a roaster coaster doesn't advance my life. >> when was the last time you got on a roller coaster? >> probably six flags great adventure, because i lived near there growing up. >> when you were young? >> it was the wooden roller coaster. the thing never really came down far enough, so i'd float up. rolling thunder, that's what it was. i would float up a little bit. >> wow. >> that was like space mountain. when i was a kid, i remember thachlt you we going on that. it was in dark in disneyland. not knowing when the turns were coming and feeling like i was going to fall out of the seat. >> part of the attraction. >> part of the fun. >> the joker, roller coaster, opens tomorrow officially, grand opening. >> i loved them. then i hit like 40, and all of a sudden -- last summer, i got on the pirate ship that goes back
and forth. i was shot for the day. does your husband like them? >> you know, i don't know. we never go to an amusement park. i don't think -- >> if he would go, would you go on it? >> no. >> there's nothing we can do to convince her, al. nothing. >> nothing. >> you should do it for your job. >> all of a sudden, you wake up and you're on one. >> what the? >> that would not be good. >> don't get any ideas. that's my worst nightmare. >> let's move on. people are thinking, too much here. let's talk about military reuni reunions. they get you every time, right at the heart. teacher paula, a third grade teacher, and with her class in florida. she was surprised by her son, who has been deployed overseas for three years. take a look. >> then we sang.
did you hear it? >> no. >> it's the best. it's an old irish lullaby. and then we said our prayers. then we went to bed. >> let me see. i think somebody might remember that. >> oh, my gosh! >> oh, my gosh! >> i love that. >> the best. >> can't see those enough. >> so much love. it's just so sweet. that's paula's 24-year-old, sergeant paul riggs. they haven't seen each other in almost two years. >> gosh. >> you can tell by the hug, she doesn't want to let go. >> so sweet. >> so great. >> there's also this powerful photograph that has gone viral. it's coming out of west point's graduation. this is second lieutenant, who
graduated at the top of his class in physics. look at the tear rolling down his face. he was born in haiti and said at the moment of this photo, when it was taken, he was overwhelmed because of three thoughts. the first was where he started. the second was where he was. the third was his future. >> wow. >> caught on camera, just like that. >> he was in haiti, obviously, during the earthquake. saw what was going on and how the military responded. he was moved to join up. >> wow. i can't imagine thinking about all of that. >> graduating top of his glass. >> amazing. thank all the service members this memorial day weekend. >> absolutely. >> and always. mr. roker, you have a big forecast for us. >> we have a dangerous situation going on right now in texas. especially eastern texas and on into western louisiana. this could be what they call a 500-year event. the systems have been training on top of each other, just keep
raining, keep raining. we have flash flood watches and flash flood warnings in effect from waco down to victoria, off to houston. we're going to be watching this. look at some of these rainfall amounts. north of houston, we see almost eight inches of rain. look at this, south of byron, 16.5 inches of rain. i mean, it has been heavy, and it's going to continue, unfortunately. we are looking today at a risk of strong storms again in the same area, dallas, long view, houston. can't rule out tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind. 11 million people at risk with this. rainfall amounts are going to keep continuing to fall. we are going to continue to see anywhere from 12.4 million people under flash flood watches. almost 1.5 million under flash warnings. could be another six to eight inches of rain in eastern
good friday morning to you. clear skies in san francisco. no fog there and nowhere else across the bay area. 60 degrees in san francisco. same for the south bay. as we go through the day, mid- to upper 70s. at the coastline, san francisco will be at 69, but the hot spot today will be the trivalley, the south and the north bay expected to get into the mid 80s. tomorrow even warmer and 90s for memorial day. >> that is your latest weather. yeah, mr. dierks bentley has been rocking the plaza all morning long. what a show you put on there, my friend. >> so fun. >> you are not done yet. >> i know. >> you'll talk with us a little bit, and another song for us, too. >> right here? >> sure, take a seat. we'll catch up with dierks after these messages. these messages. >> you puli drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common.
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♪ somewhere on a beach dierks bentley taking pictures with our military out there. it is fleet week, and we've been having a great time. he put on a fantastic show on our plaza. not quite done yet. now sitting with us. >> have you broken the news to willie, that i'm taking over? >> i think willie is okay with that because he's your biggest groupie. a new studio album is out today, "black." and it's inspired by your wife, because that's her maiden name. >> just the ups and downs of being in a long-term relationship. it has a lot of female voices or presence. my wife's maiden name is on the
cover. elle king, who i love, we have a single out called "different for girls." then other girls i wrote with, also great singers, i feature their vocals, too. it's a nice back and forth dialogue with all their voices on the record. >> male-female. >> i like that her last name is black, too. if you put dreyer on the front, not the same. >> i loved her name, cassidy black. she's a major introvert, probably blushing we're talking about her. >> the songs were inspired by your relationship. >> i started with that song, about us, but i feel i had the story going, where this guy is trying to find love. maybe he left one relationship looks for another. the back half of the record, he's maturing and trying to grow. some of it is personal, and some of it is me looking for great songs and letting story, even if it's not about my life directly right now. >> i love at your concerts,
apparently, there are rides involved, as well. >> yeah, the concerts are pretty -- i get up on stage and mix a little something in your cup. first time drinking from a "today" show cup here. >> nothing mixed in. >> the audience response, i always find a way to stage it out in the proud. i always pull someone up on stage. three things i have to do to great down the wall between us and the crowd. >> what is that? >> crack the bottom. >> stick a key in the bottom and pop it open. >> wow. >> when is the last time you did this? >> you have to go sideways. >> she did that at coney island this morning. >> started my day. >> that explains it. whoa, yeah. >> this is what we work with. you have such a terrific personality. have you thought about acting? >> no. i feel like writing songs and making records and putting my attention into the live shows, and having three kids, 7, 5 and
2, it's full. i've had opportunities to do some reality tv stuff, but not really my thing. i hate it for willie, because he's been doing a great job, but i feel this is an audition, right? >> you'd co-host with us? >> love to. >> you're on tour though. >> i can get back and forth. there are airplanes. i can travel. >> hey! >> sign him up. >> i'm a pilot. >> he is a pilot. flying to get home to see your family, right? >> yeah, i fly a lot. >> what plane? >> cessna. right now, i have a cessna citation. pretty cool. folks at cessna have been great to me. they're letting me check out the aircraft. >> little plug. >> the aviation community, i have a lot of friends and trying to always spread the good word about what they do. in return, i have cool things going on. i have three kids. i walk on stage, and i feel so good when i know the kids are good, wife is happy, spent time
with them. hit the first show and pour a drink. it's the way it has to work at this level. i couldn't be happy doing this, knowing i wasn't being a good dad. i want to be successful as a singer -- or as successful a father as i am a singer. >> what's going on backstage? >> we have a little bar backstage. we like to have fun back there. it's like, i can't go out to the bar when i'm ton roon the road, make one backstage and invite friends? >> we should do that on this show. >> last week, we had a $35,000 bottle of whiskey. >> did you taste it? >> it was smooth and delicious. i recommend it. >> shotgun that? >> no, don't shotgun that. >> we'll hold you back to co-hosting. >> we'll go through the daily news. >> this summer, join us. >> i'm ready. >> prepping now. >> dierks bentley, thank you so much. we'll have another song
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>> do you guys think, at some point, we're going to run out of jokes because we're packing so much in? it's going to go past people. they have to watch it more than once. >> that's the point. exactly. you want to be able to like, you know, discover new things about the show you like. it's good. >> do you have a go-to joke that you come back to? >> things like that always make me laugh. like the gags, the visual gags. i like anything that's sort of like animal gags. we have a dog that is detective david hoffman. we never talk about the fact he is a dog. he drives, writes e-mails, wears sunglasses. we don't mention it. it's my favorite. >> you're the straight person on the show. it must be difficult because you have got to play this thing absolutely straight, or it doesn't work. >> yeah, that is my job. just to not crack up. it's very important that i don't mess up the take. >> are you good at that or -- >> i'm okay at that. there are some things that get me wound up.
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==anim== ==topvo== friends and family of 15- year-old pearl pinson are holding out hope she'll be found >> good morning. 9:26. family and friends are holding out hope that pearl will be found and soon. they gathered in vallejo and the search continues. deputies are searching for the car used by the 19-year-old suspect fernando castro who died in a shootout with authorities yesterday. she was abducted near her home and they were dragging her across an overcrossing as she screamed for help. authorities are investigating a blood stain that can be seen on the overcrossing. >> recovering from
nonlife-threatening jurisdiction after this house fire in alameda. it started in a home on fountain street not far from lincoln park. a female firefighter suffer some sort of bone fracture. for as the person who lives at that address, she did make it out safely. firefighters say the home is a total loss. we heard the homeowner did end up sleeping at a friend's house. we have a look at weather and traffic after the break.
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san francisco will stay cool, but everywhere else is going to be toasty. let's go to mike to see how the morning drive is. >> a good drive and the slowest spot here is starting to move better south of made it. we are getting into that recovery for a few minutes here. palo alto southbound slows a bit south of university avenue. back to you. >> more local news in a half hour. see you then.
taking a look at the headlines. a drug resistant super bug that doctors have been monitoring for years has shown up in the u.s. for the first time. the bacteria has genetic changes that make it resistant to antebiotics. health officials are concerned it could be the end of the road for antibiotics. the mutant e. coli germ was found last month in a 49-year-old pennsylvania woman. health officials said the case is not cause for panic. we've got a couple important recalls to tell you about. first up, 31,000 child backpack carriers from osprey. a cut in the plastic buckle on the shoulder strap can cause it to release, posing a fall hazard. if cut, consumers should contact
osprey for a replacement or full refund. and tommee tipee cups have a risk of mold exposure. it can develop on the white valve inside the cup. consumers should stop using the cups and contact mayborn for a free replacement cup. uber is facing out the surge pricing multiplier in favor of price quotes. uber tells a customer how much the cost of a ride will multiply during peak periods without giving a specific price. uber is quietly updating the system. in some areas, uber is telling customers how much extra they will pay before they order. an uber spokesman wouldn't talk about specific pricing, but customers can expect details to change over time. if you want to lose weight,
try something brighter. those eating in well-lit restaurants were more likely to choose healthier options, like fish, vegetables or white meat, instead of fried foods or sweets. sales records show people eating in darker rooms tend to order about 40% more calories. who wants to hug it out? apparently, there's a man who is always ready to go. he just broke the guinness book of world records for most hugs given in a minute. it was at a school in india. the final tally, 79 hugs in 60 seconds. however, it doesn't include eight that were ruled out because of improper form. guinness saying there were more headlocks than hugs. let's get a check of the weather now. giving a big hug to my buddy al roker. >> hugging it out, natalie. thanks so much. what we have going on for your memorial day weekend. let's start with tomorrow. we're going to be looking at wet weather around the great lakes. more showers hanging around the
gulf coast. beautiful out west. temperature wise, little on the cool side. pacific northwest. as you look at the east, it's going to be warm. continues for sunday, sunday. the mid-atlantic looking at wet weather with tropical storm bonnie making its way on shore. we'll look for dry weather for the western half of the country. on monday, wet weather hanging around the mid-atlantic states. southeast and on into interior upstate new york. wet weather from texas up into the plains. temperatures stay mild out west. although we are looking for warm weather to continue in the east. that's what's good friday morning. anthony slaughter here tracking the clear skies. same deal for the south bay and we are expecting a warmer day from south bay. 77 for the peninsula. 79 and the trivalley up to 86
and comfortable in san francisco up to 69 near wine country. near 85 later on. aloha! changing gears now to my other favorite topic. >> this is nice. >> hula, i learned this in hawaii. >> we were hoping to spend the holiday weekend in hawaii but we can't, so we brought hawaii to you, complete with hula dancers. making pulled pork sandwiches with pineapple salsa. >> this looks amazing. >> and we have grilled spam. >> i've never had spam. >> it is very big in hawaii. they even do spam sushi. we're going to make pulled pork. we start with a pork butt. >> big old butt. >> that's a rump. >> this is stuff for the marinade, the sauce, whatever you're going to do. >> great. >> first, you're going to make a little marinade. we have some apple cider
vinegar, ketchup, tabasco. we also have brown sugar, cumin, pepper, salt, chili powder. mix it together. it'll be part of the sauce and part of your marinade. >> how long do you let it sit? >> as soon as you do it. first thing is first, you have that. now you want to rub your butt. >> oh. come on, al. >> come on! seriously, really? come on. >> you do dry rump. >> dry rub the butt. >> i don't get anything out of this, but i like the company tast hasty bake. great rub. you can slice the pork in the middle. >> slice the butt. >> put that there in the butt crack. right in there. dylan dreyer started that. put this into a deep dish, oven-proof pot.
>> like a dutch oven? >> five minutes on each side. brown it up. once you get it brown over here, take some of your marinade. >> dutch oven. that's right. throw that in there. >> cover it. >> being silly. >> put it in the oven. 325 for three hours. once it comes out, let's pretend i washed my hands. i don't want to hear from people. so comes out looking like this. put it back in the oven for about 20 minutes or so at a high heat. >> on a rack? >> crisping it up, uncovered so you get this. let it cool because the meat stays hot for a while. you're basically going to shred your pork. >> wow. >> look at this. >> i like to include the outside parks, too, when you chop it up.
>> that's the best part. >> keep shredding. take some of this fantastic marinade. pour that? >> that was leftover, not what it was marinating in? >> it will have evaporated at that point anyway. now, the pineapple salsa. onions, cilantro, jalapeno. little salt, lime zest and mix it together. >> i love pineapple salsa. >> so good. >> sometimes i add tortillas to it, which is terrific. now make the sandwich. >> sweet potato rolls, which are yummy. >> if you could find a king's hawaiian roll, that'd be fantastic. little sweeter. put it together. there you have it. >> this is delicious. >> this feeds a bunch of people, too. >> it's great. >> what about the spam? grill it? >> grill it on the grill. little more salsa. before we go, we want to mention, today food club member
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the north bay along with the trivalley will be warm. mid 80s and the potential for 90s in the forecast towards sunday and monday. perfect beach weather headed to the bay area. let's go over to mike. >> perfect driving traffic-wise. over here towards most of the bay and approaching the back up, but not quite back to highway 13. and meanwhile on the south bay, they continue to be lighter by the minute. we have a crash that is cleared. >> a field trip for one south bay trip canceled due to a contagious virus. they talked to school leaders about what caused them to make that decision. we will have a live report and look for updates on our twitter feed as well.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. let's listen a second. can we crank it? >> song of the summer! >> hoda agree on this. it's a great song and he's so talented. justin timberlake. it's friday, may 27, and memorial day weekend for me means the start of summer. >> it's definitely the start of it and this is a three-day weekend.