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>> right. that's what's happening. we are back in a half hour. >> join us for nbc bay area news at 11:00. good morning. heading west in a hurry. hillary clinton cancelling an event in new jersey to get to california a day earlier than planned. a clear reaction to sanders gaining ground there. our new national poll just out this morning with more bad news for the democratic front-runner. flooding emergency. the death toll in texas climbs to at least nine people. rivers rising to historic levels. entire neighborhoods evacuated. there's more rain on the way today. fighting back. the mother of that little boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit at the cincinnati zoo defends her actions. why she's telling critics, don't be too quick to judge her parenting. ♪ just like fire surf star. 13 years after the vicious shark
attack that could have ended her career, bethany hamilton wows the world at a major championship. she is stoked today, tuesday, may 31st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. hey, bethany hamilton, we're stoked for you. >> can you believe that? >> it's amazing. >> 13 years after the accident that could have ended her career, could have ended her life. now she's competing and doing great against the best in the world. good for her. we'll have more on that story coming up. first, our top story. some new drama in the presidential race. hillary clinton is changing her campaign schedule to deal with a surging bernie sanders in california this morning. take a look at the results from our new nbc news/surveymonkey online poll. it shows a two-point race
between clinton and trump in their likely national matchup. we've got complete coverage. let's start with kristen welker, at clinton campaign headquarters this morning in brooklyn, new york. >> good morning. we are learning secretary clinton is upending her campaign schedule to add extra events in california later on this week. a sign she is clearly concerned about losing the state and its 475 delegates that are up for grabs. secretary clinton spent her memorial day at a parade in chappaqua, her adopted hometown. later this week, she will cancel an event in new jersey to get to california sooner than expected for a five-day campaign swing. meanwhile, senator sanders, who spent part of his memorial day at a golden state warriors game, has been in the state virtually nonstop. he's been putting in resources to try and win california. mathematically, the race is nearly out of sanders' reach,
but last night, he was defiant. >> we're trying to run a campaign here in california which, to the best of my knowledge, is unprecedented. we've spoken to 137,000 californians. by the time thime this campaign over, that number will be well over 200,000 people from one end of the state to the other. >> polls show it is a tight race in california. secretary clinton leads, but only by two points. 46% to 44%. here's the reality check. secretary clinton will likely win the nomination, whether or not she wins california. remember, barack obama lost california to clinton back in 2008. but in this election cycle, a loss in the most populous state would give senator sanders more leverage heading into the convention and over the party's platform. it could also leave her looking bruised heading into what will undoubtedly be a brutal election battle with donald trump. matt, savannah?
>> kristen, thank you. let's look at the other side of things. trump expected to get specific today, talking about the money he said he raised for veterans on the campaign trail. nbc's hallie jackson is at trump tower in manhattan. good morning to you. >> good morning. donald trump says he will account for those donations at a news conference today at trump tower. to some, a test of his ability to keep the promises he's made. in the meanwhile, he's lashing out, preemptively, at a possible third-party challenger. while we often hear of interruptions at trump rallies, this morning it's one of his rivals whose protesters are making headlines. donald trump in the hot seat once again. this time, after a fundraiser for veterans earlier this year. now, questions about how much money was really raised and where the cash really went. >> i said, let's do this. we're announcing on tuesday, all of the groups we put up this money and we raised this tremendous amount of money. because we love the vets.
>> reporter: the presumptive nominee claiming he raised $6 million for vets when he skipped a debate in january to hold a charity rally instead. promising to detail the donations today. still a mystery. another mystery, who might be considering a run as an independent challenger. conservative writer bill kristol dropping hints but telling nbc nothing is imminent. other sources familiar with the recruiting process say an update could come in the next few days. mitt romney, paul sasse and paul ryan denying any rumors it could be them. >> i don't want to do the independent thing, but i do keep it, and it is leverage. >> reporter: most analysts agree, a conservative challenger could peel away enough votes to hand the white house to the democrats this fall. meanwhile, one of those democratic rivals, bernie sanders, seeing a scuffle at his rally overnight.
two secret service agents quick to shield the vermont senator from animal rights protesters who hopped a barricade. other agents can be seen rushing the demonstrators. one using a baton to keep them away. with the crowd cheering, sanders continuing his rally less than a minute after the altercation. >> we don't get intimidated easily. >> and new this morning, our nbc news/surveymonkey online poll is revealing more about the divisions within both parties. registered voters, 38% predict the democrats will still be divided come november. for republicans, the number is more than half. >> hallie, thank you very much. let's turn to nicolle wallace. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's start with the tweet from bill kristol, that there could be a third-party candidate, impressive and well-funded and thinking about getting in the race. does this seem realistic? feasible? who could it be? >> anything is possible. bill kristol is a smart guy. i don't see this happening, and
i don't see it happening in a manner that weakens trump. that has been the story. we've gathered around this table and talked about that morning after morning. the crummy debate performance didn't weaken trump. outrageous statements about muslims didn't weaken trump. i question at this moment whether someone else getting in would weaken him at all. >> bill kristol wouldn't throw something out for no reason. a lot of people have said, it's not me. who could it be? give me a couple of names. >> i'll tell you the kinds of people out there. there are generals out there. the kinds of people that would be difficult to attack from someone like donald trump. i kind of person like a stanley mcchrystal with an impeccable resume on military matters. also stragglers in the stop trump movement. a person who stood on principle and said i will never vote for
donald trump. >> there's even the question of, could they get on the ballot. if the point is to not get on the ballot and just be a spoiler, who signs up for that? >> here's the question, we used to talk -- i remember chuck todd said, it's almost too late to get on every ballot. it is now too late. the theory hinges on someone getting in and depriving either hillary clinton or donald trump of getting 270 electoral votes. >> talk about what happens if nobody gets 270 electoral votes. >> it goes to the revered house of representatives. the republican-controlled body. each would have one vote. it's hard to imagine that the congress, elected every two years by the voters, would go against the will of the people. >> let's get off fantasy and conspiracy theory and talk about california. should hillary clinton lose to bernie sanders out there, what does it do to this race? >> we've also been talking for many months about how much damage bernie sanders is doing to hillary clinton by staying in beyond the point where it's mathematically possible for him to be the nominee.
kristen welker nailed it when she said hillary clinton essentially has the nomination locked up. this is zero sum. everything sanders does for him is good for him and bad for clinton. sanders winning california would be damaging to clinton. >> although she could mathematically get the nominee, your point is she'd be a weakened candidate. >> sanders hasn't won a lot of huge and diverse states. if he bests her there, it's a very -- you limp into your own convention at a time when you're supposed to be gathering strength. >> stanley mcchrystal is one of -- thank you. >> i'm sorry, sir. >> another major story we're following this morning. people in texas are dealing with a new flooding emergency. days of rain, once again, taking a deadly toll. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in rosenberg, just outside of houston. gabe, good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. this neighborhood is among those
under water as the brazos river is expected to crest later today. the weather-related death toll in texas is up to eight, after a 16-year-old boy was killed when a tree branch fell on him during the clean-up effort. this morning, parts of texas are preparing for historic flooding. rivers expected to reach their highest levels in decades. overnight, authorities in austin recovered the body of a woman who drowned while tubing in the floodwaters. >> it shows how dangerous the water can be right now. >> reporter: high water rescues were under way in simonton. >> we decided we were going to sit it out, and it wasn't a good idea. >> reporter: while warden residents are refusing to follow the mandatory evacuation orders. >> you don't want to leave anymore. >> reporter: the water in humble reached seven feet in some homes.
>> i don't know what to say right now. it's devastating. >> and this is worse than you expected? >> oh, yeah. we thought the back maybe but didn't think it would hit up this far. >> reporter: in rosenberg, residents scrambled to grab what they could. >> i took out my dog before anything else. i can't leave my dog. >> reporter: she wasn't the only one holding on tight. this seven-foot alligator found in the floodwaters got stuck in a car, as residents hold out hope that the flooding will end. >> it's frustrating but i have enough faith to believe we're going to be all right. >> the brazos river is expected to crest at nearly 50 feet. more rain is forecast for parts of texas later this week. matt, savannah? >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. gabe set it up for you nicely, more rain on the way. >> and a lot of it, which is what they do not want to hear.
let's show you what we have going on right now. risk of strong storms today down to brownsville. 41 million people at risk for the storms. southern plains really under the gun. we have this meandering cold front. isolated storms, damaging wind, hail. can't rule out a tornado. tomorrow, it continues across texas. look what's going to be hitting houston. then look at this, thursday through saturday, this slow-moving front continues to push up all the gulf moisture. heavy rain over really saturated soil. the rainfall amounts, we are talking through saturday, seven to eight inches of rain. parts of central texas. guys, i really don't think it's out of the question that we could see up to ten inches of rain in parts of central and southern texas through the weekend. >> they've had some year down there. >> a year ago this time, we were talking about drought for them. >> not anymore. al, thank you. we're learning more about the alleged gunman in a brazen shooting in houston. natalie just joined us with more
on that. >> good morning. according to reports, the main suspect who was killed by police was an army veteran. his family claims he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after returning from war. it happened over the memorial day weekend. a gunman with a high-powered assault rifle unleashing a hail of bullets on an unsuspecting houston community. when a s.w.a.t. team finally ended the onslaught, the shooter and another man were dead. at least six others, including several responding police officers, were wounded. while authorities have not officially revealed the gunman's name, our nbc affiliate in houston, citing local police sources, identified him as dionisio garza iii, an army veteran who served four tours of duty in afghanistan. nbc news has not independently verified his identity. his father, who shares the same name, spoke to a kprc reporter by phone, saying that while
police have not officially confirmed the shooter is his son, he believes it is very likely. suggesting his son was suffering mentally from his time at war. >> really believe this was a ptsd thing. >> reporter: garza was honorably discharged from active duty in 2014. since then, his father says he has become disillusioned with the federal government. >> he was rambling off about the economy collapsing, you know. and that something was going to happen by monday. that kind of stuff. you look back now, there were signs. there were signs. >> reporter: the chaos broke out sunday morning. >> we have an active shooting situation going on here. >> reporter: as garza reportedly opened fire with an ar-15 style assault rifle and a handgun. one man, 56-year-old eugene linscomb, was killed getting his car washed. stray bullets likely setting off a blaze at this gas station. investigators recovered a
military-style backpack monday at the gas station. police are hoping the backpack reportedly containing bullets, a birth certificate and several other items, will provide clues to what sparked the chaos that shattered a quiet suburban neighborhood. police are working to try to confirm whether the backpack belonged to garza. they're expected to release more information this afternoon. we'll keep you posted. >> natalie, thank you. breaking news overnight. north korea's test launch of a mid-range missile failed again, according to south korean defense officials. the missile reportedly exploded at a mobile launch pad as soon as the launch button was pushed. if confirmed, it would make it the fourth failed missile launch by the north. some surprising comments by former u.s. attorney general eric holder making news. holder said edward snowden performed a public service by stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs. but holder says snowden harmed american interest by leaking classified information while
working for the nsa and should still be punished. those comments came in a podcast released on monday. snowden now lives in russia and faces u.s. charges that could land him in prison. now to dramatic video of a road rage incident in florida. the silver car suddenly takes a hard right turn and runs over the top of the motorcycle in the next lane, knocking the male and female passenger to the ground. the car then speeds off. the driver was later arrested and faces aggravated battery charges. the two people on the motorcycle had minor injuries. let's turn to sports now. the golden state warriors are headed back to the nba finals after knocking off the oklahoma city thunder in game seven of the western conference finals. the defending champs coming all the way back from a three games to one deficit to win that series. steph curry led the way for golden state. he had 36 points. the final score, 96-88. the warriors will face lebron
james and the cavaliers in a rematch of last year's finals. game one is thursday night. let's go to the ice. game one of the stanley cup finals. benigno the go-ahead goal was scored in the third to lift pittsburgh to a 3-2 win over the sharks. game two tomorrow night. you can watch that on nbc sports network. al is back now with more of a look at the weather. >> we have a fairly nice day here in the east and out west, as well. in between, though, as we said, big problems. we'll look at what's left of bonnie in the next half hour. plenty of sunshine along the west coast. really record-setting heat toward the end of the week. we'll check that out coming up, as well. first, we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds.
>>. >> we are watching low clouds, patchy fog off to the lest of downtown san francisco at 53 and thick fog in spots around the north bay and coast. watch out for that throughout about mid morning. upper 80s and low 90s around the south bay. low to mid 70s from san francisco south across the peninsula. mid 80s around palo alto. upper 80s across the north bay. mid 90s in the forecast today in the tri-valley. friday we could see highs in the upper 90s to above 100. >> al, thank you very much. coming up, the mother of the boy who fell into that gorilla exhibit at the cincinnati zoo taking on her critics. why she says, don't judge her parenting. and we are testing for dangerous germs that could be
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==anim== ==topvo== bernie sanders today continues s a very good morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. bernie sanders continues his bay area push. holding a health care news conference later this morning in emeryville following his appearance in front of thousands in oakland. at one point three protesters caused a commotion trying to rush the stage. for the most part, many cheered. many believe sanders needs to win big in california to have a chance at stealing the democratic nomination. hillary clinton about 70 delegates away. it's going to get warm by the end of the week. >> now probably the nicest part of the day to exercise outside.
in san francisco, low clouds, dense fog. 53 for the moment on our way to upper 60s and low 70s around san francisco. upper 80s and low 90s south of downtown san jose. mid 90s in the forecast. numbers closing in on 100 by friday. >> earlier we had an accident on the san mateo bridge eastbound that. has been cleared. all lanes opened. you can see eastbound moving without a problem. that's not an issue. switch over to the maps. we have lots of red across parts of the east bay approaching the san mateo bridge. there is an accident. getting on to the dunbarton bridge there is an accident. this is your slow spot. let's show you what's happening at south bay. we are looking at slowing 101 northbound. starting to thin out but lots of slowing at the cash lanes.
7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it's may 31st, 2016. going to be a hot one in new york city today. there's a nice view from the top of the rock, looking south at the empire state building. inside studio 1a now, let's look at the stories making headlines. the death toll has risen to at least nine people in texas following several days of heavy rain that's flooded neighborhoods and washed out bridges. more rain, al says, is on the way. tense moments during a bernie sanders rally in oakland, california. as he was speaking, several protesters tried to rush to the podium. secret service agents surrounded sanders and use td baton on one of the demonstrators. here's a nice story. the embattled tsa receiving high marks for its performance over
the hollowiday weekend. passengers were braced for long security lines but wait times weren't as bad as most airports. also this morning, new developments tied to the cincinnati zoo's decision to shoot and kill a 400-pound gorilla after a 3-year-old boy fell into the animal's exhibit. blake mccoy is at the zoo this morning. good morning to you. >> savannah, good morning. zoo officials here are on defense, defending their security measures, defending their decision to shoot this animal. while critics take aim at the child's mother, the zoo is refusing to place any blame. >> reporter: this morning, zookeepers point to the videos. >> oh, my gosh! >> reporter: they say it shows an agitated 400-pound gorilla putting a 3-year-old's life in danger after the child fell into its enclosure at the cincinnati zoo over the weekend. the zoo's director made the difficult call to shoot the animal. he says he'd make it again. >> we're talking about an animal with one hand that i've seen
take a coconut and crunch it. you can't take a chrisrisk with silverback gorilla. >> reporter: anger grows toward the child's mother. an online petition demanding she be charged with neglect. the mother responding on facebook. as a society, we're quick to judge how a parent could take their eyes off a child. if anyone knows me, i keep a tight watch on my kids. accidents happen. a subsequent statement thanked the zoo for their actions. the shows the enclosure. a metal railing with wires underneath, four feet of bushes and then a 15-foot drop into the mote. separating people from the habitat. that's where the boy fell? >> the barrier is safe. that said, any of us in this room could climb over barriers if we choose. >> reporter: this morning, the zookeeper who raised harambe the
goril gorilla. >> how intelligent he was, how inquisitive he was, how playful. he was a big boy. he grew up to be something else. he was very special. >> reporter: harambe was 1 of 11 western lowland gorillas at the cincinnati zoo. one of two silverback. the zoo had plans to use him in their successful breeding program. they refuse to second guess the decision to kill harambe. >> the people who worked there had a terrible decision to make. >> reporter: similar incident in chicago in 1996 saw a different outcome. in that case, a 3-year-old who also fell into an enclosure, was picked up and, to the awe of many, protected by a female gorilla. >> the mother in the 1996 case was not charged, and the mother in this case is not being charged either. police say there is no evidence of any crime. they're not even launching an investigation. while the mother's identity is not being disclosed this morning, we can tell you that
she is an administrator at a local daycare here, helping to take care of other people's children. matt and savannah? >> blake mccoy at the zoo, thank you. you were out over the weekend, that seemed to be the topic of conversation. at pool parties and dinner parties, people on both sides. >> very heated discussions, for sure. now something we told you about earlier in the show. 13 years after she was nearly killed by a shark off the coast of hawaii, the so-called soul surfer, bethany hamilton, turned into in an impressive performance in fiji. keir simmons has more. >> what a competitor bethany hamilton is in surfing and life. she has one arm and her baby son traveling with her, and finishes third in a huge surfing competition. this morning, she says, quote, she's >> reporter: her performance, incredible and unexpected. the soul surfer, bethany hamilton, stunning everyone at a
championship competition in fiji. 26-year-old eliminating some of the world's best surfers. >> i'm so happy. it feels really good. >> reporter: taking on wave after monster wave. making it all the way to the semi-finals, after entering the competition as a wild card. her breathtaking run, the latest triumph in a career that was nearly cut short when she was a young prodigy. in 2003, at the age of 13, hamilton went surfing off the coast of hawaii. a massive tiger shark attacked, biting down on her left arm. the teen did her best to stay calm and made it back to shore. at the time, describing the experience on "today." >> it happened so fast. there wasn't time to scream at the moment. then after that, i was focusing on getting to the beach. >> reporter: hamilton's arm was completely severed, but the horrific attack didn't stop her from returning to the water just weeks later. her love for surfing, she says, helping to conquer her fear. >> i think all of us have that
passion in us, where different things, it may not be surfing, but whatever your passion is, to just go for it. >> reporter: since the attack, hamilton has won several major surfing competitions and has dedicated herself to charitable foundations, large and small. her inspirational story becoming the basis for a 2011 movie "soul surfer." last year, the 26-year-old and her husband welcoming their first child, sharing the news on social media. back on her board, bethany hamilton is doing what she loves. riding the waves again. >> bethany's son, tobias, has his first birthday tomorrow. mom finishing in the finals of a surfing competition. trying to get the surfing language right, matt. that's an awesome birthday present. >> it is, keir. thank you very much. i have a friend wired into the surfing world. he was texting me all weekend, saying you won't believe what's happening here in fiji. >> she's at the top of her
profession, for sure. >> it's great. al? >> we've got some tornadoes to talk about. where we normally don't see them. this is in colorado. look at this, in logan county. pete's colorado, about 150 miles from denver. we are talking about -- they had three tornadoes touch down. luckily, little damage. my gosh, that was awesome looking video, to use keir's phrase there. the remnants of bonnie. over the weekend, our second tropical storm of the season. it is just meandering. it's going nowhere fast. slowly making its way up the coast, as it creeps along the carolinas. for a while, they closed i-95 in south carolina over the weekend. scattered showers and isolated flash flooding. rainfall through thursday, some areas picking up to 3 inches of rain. real mess from norfolk all the way down to charleston. rest of the country today, we're looking at a beautiful day along the east coast. texas, we continue to see the
rough weather for our friends there. the heat is building in the southwest. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happ sunshine over downtown san francisco, but some pretty thick fog out near the coast, more so than we've seen the last few mornings, including your valleys in the north bay. down to zero visibility half moon bay and 1/4 mile visibility in gilroy. hazy sunshine around the south bay. upper 80s to low 90s. upper 60s to low 70s near san francisco. mid 70s to mid 80s in the peninsula. mid to upper 90s around pleasanton, livermore. don't forget. we're portable. sirius xm. >> al, thank you. the people have spoken. people have spoken. the rudest holidays to get married on. the survival guide. get out the purell. >> i'm jeff rossen.
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we're back at 7:43. this morning on rossen reports, a special summer survival guide. >> hidden germs in public pools and water parks that can make you sick. "today" national investigative correspondent jeff rossen is here. what do you have against fun? what is the problem? >> i have so much. i let you enjoy the weekend. i could have done it on friday. now it's back to business. it's tuesday. summer is here and only getting hotter. i have to ruin matt's fun. kids can't wait to get into public pools to popular water parks. the cdc is out with new numbers, reporting thousands of them across the country. the pools had to be shut down because bacteria counts are off the charts. more people than ever getting sick. this morning, we're breaking out our germ kits again. before you jump in, you've got to see what we found. >> reporter: it's pool time. families across the country diving in. and hitting water parks.
>> whoa! love it. >> reporter: today, so am i. ever wonder what germs are lurking in the water? to find out, i'm going undercover, taking samples. >> got it. got it. >> reporter: sending them off to a certified lab. this time, it isn't just the visual dirt down under or clumps of hair floating on top. we're testing for the bacteria you can't see that can actually make you sick. >> ready to test. >> reporter: let's start at this public pool. >> got it. >> reporter: our test revealing something called enterococcai. simply put, fecal matter. maybe this water park will be better. >> now back to the lazy river. >> reporter: before i get too comfortable, the test reveals shocking results. total coliform. enterococci and e. coli. a perfect cocktail to make you sick. we found the same, disgusting
bacteria in these two pools, as well. yup, you're swimming in it. >> it means someone went to the bathroom and didn't clean themselves properly or actually went to the bathroom in the pool. >> reporter: we shared our results with an er doctor. >> i thought the chlorine and the chemicals they put in the pool kill the bacteria. >> it cleans some of it but not all of it. the heat in the pool allows the bacteria to thrive. >> it thrives best in a heated pool? >> exactly. >> reporter: it's about to get worse. both pools and, yes, even the lazy river, also contains pseudomonas. >> what are pseudomonas? >> they cause a rash and can get into your bloodstream, making you very sick. >> reporter: in fact, only one pool we tested came back completely clean. hang on, we found a different problem there. we pulled out our chlorine test strip. >> total chlorine is very high. on a scale of 0 to 10, it's a 10. three is ideal.
it's way over. >> reporter: sky-high chlorine levels. doctors say that can be just as bad. >> what's the problem with chlorine? >> in general, it's not a problem. an excess can cause breathing problems and burns in children with sensitive skin. >> savannah is over here saying you'd rather have chlorine than e. coli. >> if i had a choice. >> matt, you used to work at a pool. >> used to. >> pull out the test strip like these. couple of dollars at big box stores. >> what do you have tomorrow, so we can lock ourselves in our apartments today? >> tomorrow, we're focusing on the beaches. we've ruined pools for you. now we're going to the beach. i'm just kidding. every day during the summer, swimmers and boaters in the ocean. the u.s. coast guard racing to the rescue. tomorrow morning, something different. they are tossing me into the ocean. something you wish you could do. i'll show you how to survive longer in the water, how to conserve energy. plus, a real-life chopper
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we're back now at 7:51. a fan of adele has personal attention. not clear it was welcome in the end. >> we'll break it down. >> carson? >> adele was on stage in verona, italy, over the weekend. she paused her performance to call out a fian who was filming the concert. here's what adele had to say. >> i want to say, can you stop filming me with the video camera? i'm here in real life. you have to enjoy it in real life. you can buy a dvd. i'd like you to enjoy my show. >> let's break it down. people supported adele online. scott writing, to be fair, bringing a video camera and a tripod is pushing it a little bit. >> oh, yeah. >> amie, shut out to adele for
telling that woman to stop recording the entire show. an entire crowd stood outside of the venue, hoping to catch a glimpse of adele. someone else said, a lot of people couldn't come in. why not record the show for others? i was at billy joel. i recorded one song, not the entire show. how many times do people just live through the lens? adele's point was, put the phone down and enjoy me. i'm here. >> not to see billy joel and raise the pope, but we had that discussion. when the pope comes up to you, do you video tape the moment or put the camera down and try to remember you? >> you confess. >> it's true though. >> it is. >> you want to have a little later on, to say i was there and, look, i have the moment. not the whole thing, like carson said.
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good morning. approaching 7:56. temperatures upper 80s and low 90s around the south bay. 87 for downtown san jose. north bay, mid to upper 80s from napa to santa rosa. mid 90s around pleasanton and livermore. that is the sign of things to come. temperatures will climb hotter towards the south bay approaching friday. san jose reaching mid 90s. around pleasanton, numbers slightly above 100. some cooling will move through the weekend. san francisco seeing warm temperatures as well. upper 70s to low 80s. more clouds and cooling as we move through the weekend. another check of your tuesday. >> emeryville moving slow right now. no major accidents but you see the typical build approaching the maze. we have lots of accidents across parts of the east bay.
the main part i want to focus in on is 880. hayward slowing there approaching the san mateo bridge. past the toll plaza, things slowing there. looking at slowing near 680. that is the case from san ramon down toward the sunol pass. 101 slow up to palo alto. happening now, wasn't easy but warriors are moving on to the nba finals after defeating oklahoma city last night. tickets go on sail for all games scheduled at oracle arena. head to our twitter feed to find out who has first priority. >> bernie sanders continues his bay area push today meeting with supporters in emeryville. bernie is a big hit with warriors' fans. a link to that at the top of our home page. another local news update in a half hour.
♪ it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, clearing up the confusion. congress steps in to help consumers with those puzzling sell by, best by and use by labels on food packages. will they be more user friendly? plus, who you going to call? melissa mccarthy dives into the new "ghostbusters" debate. what she's says to fans who aren't happy about the reboot of the classic. ♪ i can make your hands clap dream team. >> maya, you look beautiful. >> you are the sweetest canadian. >> oh, someone ate a house dog. >> former "snl" stars maya rudolph and martin short have a new variety show.
they'll swing by to give us a sneak peek today, tuesday, may 31st, 2016. ♪ sunshine in my pocket ♪ good song >> sweet 16 on the "today" show. >> happy birthday! >> we're from orlando, florida, celebrating our anniversary. ♪ when you dance, dance, dance >> fifths! >> just graduated and celebrating in new york. thanks, mom. >> we graduated! ♪ keep dancing it's 8:00 on ""todatoday." it's tuesday. may feel like monday, but it's tuesday. the long holiday weekend is over. we have a great crowd still partying out here on our plaza this morning. the temps are great.
good morning and nice to have you along with us. >> we have a nice section of the crowd here. very enthusiastic. we like that. coming up, we have a brand-new month, obviously, starting tomorrow. we'll look at some deals. things you should go out and buy during the month of june. great prices. first, let's go inside to natalie. she has the top stories of the morning. >> good morning once again. hillary clinton is under new pressure this morning, facing a strong challenge from bernie sanders in california. leading donald trump by just two points in a general election matchup in our nbc news/surveymonkey online poll. kristen welker is at clinton's headquarters in brooklyn. good morning. >> natalie, good morning to you. you are learning today that secretary clinton is adding extra campaign events in california later this week. a clear sign she's concerned about losing the state and its 475 delegates up for grabs. now, clinton spent memorial day
marching in a parade in chappaqua, as her campaign announcer was cancelling an event in new jersey to get to california sooner than expected for a five-day swing there. meanwhile, senator bernie sanders has been in the state almost non-stop, pouring all of his resources into trying to win there. polls show it is shaping up to be a tight race. secretary clinton is leading, but only by two points. 46% to 44%. here's the reality check, secretary clinton is poised to win the nomination, whether or not she wins california. but a loss in the most populous state could leave her bruised heading into what will undoubtedly be a brutal general election battle with donald trump. natalie? >> kristen welker in brooklyn for us, thank you. republican donald trump promised to clear up questions today about money he raised for veterans groups. trump claims he took in $6 million for vets when he skipped that debate back in january to appear at a charity rally instead. he has called a news conference at trump tower to provide
details about how the proceeds from that event have been distributed. neighborhoods are under water this morning in parts of texas where heavy rain has some rivers reaching their highest levels in decades. mandatory evacuations are underway, and emergency crews are making high-water rescues across the state. at least nine deaths are blamed on the flooding. violent, spring storms also generated funnel clouds monday, causing damage. no injuries along the border between colorado and nebraska. doing it yourself can be a great way to save money, but sometimes, it's better to hire a pro. michael found that the bees plaguing his florida neighborhood had built a hive in his house. he got himself a beekeeper suit and started vacuuming up the bees with his shop vac. then the filter got clogged. he said it was a mistake. he had to be treated for 150 bee stings. he is going to be okay. a hard lesson learned there. it took a small herd of
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we're back at 8:09. when you go grocery shopping, you probably check those sell by and use by and best by dates. don't you? >> the question is, what do they really mean? "today"'s sheinelle jones is here with a push to make things clearer. >> good morning. this year alone, americans will waste hundreds of billions of dollars worth of food. not because it went bad or spoiled, but the date stamps are confusing and misleading to consumers. >> reporter: when it comes to wasting food, america leads the
way. >> contrary to popular belief, the dates on food are not telling you the food is bad or it will make you sick. they're really just the manufacturer's best guess for when the product is at its freshest. >> reporter: this year, 90% of foods will end up in the trash once it hits the date on the package, wasting 160 billion pounds and costing the average family of four upwards of $1,500. now, congress is taking a crack at solving the problem. introducing the food date labeling act, to help consumers figure out the use by and sell by system that some argue is subjective and baseless. >> the reality is, the dates are not an exact science. every state has a different law. there's no uniformity or consistency across the country. this just adds to the confusion about these dates. >> reporter: the bill, if passed, will establish a uniform national date labeling system, that indicates whether the food is unsafe to eat and not just past the peek freshness. >> some products are fine for
weeks after the suggested date. archaeologists found honey in egyptian tombs that haven't spoiled. there are several things you can do to see whether the food is bad. assess the taste and smell. if there is mold, get rid of it. with vegetables, if they're wilted, throw them in an ice bath and, most of the time, they'll come back to life. >> reporter: the act, primarily based on recommendations from the natural resources defense council, harvard food law and policy clinic, and a quick fix to a growing problem. >> one of the solutions in the future for this is smart packaging. packages that monitor what's happening with the food. this bill is a great start to reduce waste. it'll help start a conversation around the fact we waste 40% of what we produce. >> if passed, the bill will make it easier for businesses and individuals to donate food to charities, helping fight the war against hunger. guys? >> sheinelle, thanks very much.
you watch the labels sf. >> i do. it would be nice to clarify it. >> the smart packaging is great, too. tell you if it's off. >> it's all right. let's do trending. we have all gotten speeding tickets. how many times have you wanted to fight back? a man in texas did just that, sort of. he was ticketed for exceeding the speed limit. his name is brett sanders. in his mine, he was unfairly fined $250. he decided not to contest the fine but pay it in pennies. 22,000 pennies. he dumped them on the counter, fell all over the floor. he said it felt great to do it. >> oh, that poor woman. >> the court gets the last laugh. he overpaid by $7.81. how many pennies? kidding. 781, right? >> yes. i like carson's immediate reaction. poor lady. she did nothing to deserve that. >> she has to clean up that mess. >> give them the buckets of pennies. >> or rolls so it's easy for her
to realize it is the right amount. >> she didn't give him the speeding ticket. >> well, to some degree, roll the pennies. >> if you roll them, it's a little passive aggressive. at least he was aggressive-aggressive. who online shops a lot? you do like crazy. natalie keeps the whole system up and running. >> i do. >> it's always a risk. you never really know if something is going to fit. ask one customer who ordered jeans from an online retailer. he wanted 32 inches in seam in length. the waist was great, but those are like flippers. they went past his feet. he posted that. the company reached out. it's not clear why this happened. the company hasn't responded to a request for comment. it appears the guy isn't alone. on social media, other customers posting their own picks of really, really long jeans. >> from the same company? >> i don't know.
of course, much better than really short jeans. >> of course, you can wear them as shorts. >> what did you say? oh, they are from the same company. >> they have a history. something is going on there. >> they're losing a fortunate in denim there. >> they were of normal stature? >> 32 inches in seam is very, very normal. >> you get those altered and send them back. >> if you alter them, like you have to get the same jean hem on the bottom. otherwise, it looks bad. >> messy. obviously, we're coming off a three-day weekend. lots of people decide to get married on holiday weekends. the folks at usa today have a problem with that. people who schedule weddings over long periods, they say depending on the holidays, it can be rude. they ranked which holidays are okay and which are not. the holidays okay to schedule your wedding, new year's eve, presidents' day and columbus day.
>> ann arbor day? >> or flag day or something. usa today says there's no good reason to get married over fourth of july weekend. >> yes. >> labor day, thanksgiving, christmas, clearly, memorial day. by the way, rated borderline rude. >> isn't one of the reasons that people do this is because you get a better deal? >> it's because people are off. >> allows people to actually go somewhere. >> we got married on the 23rd of december. we did it because the family was already in town. >> sure. >> a lot of the family was going to be there anyway. >> sometimes you get a better deal if you go on a sunday night as opposed to a saturday night. >> it's hard to give up a holiday weekend. >> pmaybe if you don't want anyone to come, schedule it on the fourth of july. >> that's true. how about this? me lis lissa mccarthy has a wis critics of her "ghostbusters" movie, and the star saying hollywood is sexism against men.
the "ghostbusters" trailer was rated the worst in history. many are guessing it's because of the four female characters. melissa says, i have a visual of those people not having friends, just spewing hate into the fake world of the internet. i hope they find a friend. the movie getting a boost from one of the original ghostbusters, dan aykroyd. saw a screening and said, it has more laughs and scares than the first few films, plus bill murray is in it. i feel the need to turn it over to you, al. >> i think you're right. a lot of sexism. >> it's a great choice. >> it's a funny trailer. >> it's all about the twinkie. >> don't get me started. speaking of sexism in hollywood, an actor says men feels sexism, too. kit harington from "game of thrones." for month, they agonized over whether his character was dead or alive on the hbo series.
he's grabbed headlines after quoted saying this. i'm more than a head of hair or set of looks. it's demeaning. in some ways, you can argue i've been employed for the look i have. there's sexism that happens toward men. he added, at some points during photo shoots when i'm asked to strip down, i feel that. he admitted he's lucky to have a job on that hit show. here's matt lauer for comment y commentary. >> no, no, no. finally, gina rodriguez, star of "jane the virgin," cementing her status as america's new sweetheart with a simple act of kindness. she wore this gown last year and won her first globe that night. on twitter, jessica, a fan, asked gina if she could borrow the dress for her prom in high school. to her surprise, gina wrote back and said, jessica, it's yours. jessica saying, because of gina, she will never forget that night. >> my gosh. she's amazing in it. >> that's your pop start, guys. >> really nice way to finish.
>> cool. how about a check of the weather? >> i've been asked by producers to keep as much clothing on as possible. as we talked about, we've got the risk of severe weather from brownsville and the panhandle of florida. by saturday, again, another four to six inches. some areas of central texas could see upwards of ten inches of rain. out west, 11 million people in the southwest going to be dealing with some record-setting heat. look at today. portland, 89 degrees. las vegas, 99. it's cool in the plains. wednesday, the temperatures really climbing. reading at 103. los angeles, three degrees above normal. thursday, the temperatures continue to climb. las vegas, 106. on friday, the heat builds out eat. pueblo at 90. 107 in tucson.
and right now a lot of sunshine in pleasanton, 65 degrees. still watching some low clouds west of downtown san francisco, 59 degrees. and the fog's still pretty thick around half moon bay. visibility's down to about zero with dense fog and mist and 1-mile visibility in gilroy. hazy in the east bay, upper 80s to low 90s, 70s closer to san francisco, mid-50s for redwood city and palo alto, mid-80s into the north bay. and walnut creek, pleasanton and livermore, highs today in the low to mid-90s. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. this morning, we're beginning a brand-new series. this one is called, can-do kids. >> jenna bush hager spent time with kids who want to make the world a better place. >> you know i love this. kids can do incredible things. first up, a little girl who was tired of not reading books about kids like her. she started a campaign to make change. >> shook her head and looked
down. i've been to england, ireland, africa, china, japan, india. >> reporter: 11-year-old marley has been all over this world. >> i've been to medieval times, stuck in a tower, and i've had a dragon help me escape. >> reporter: and into several others. >> and out of space in a galaxy where i saved a lot of people on a mission. when i get lost in a book, it's just like magical, i guess. you can say it's magical. >> reporter: she read her first book at nine months old. >> everyone who walk sboed intos house or any place i was at had to read to me. >> reporter: it was her thing. >> we had to read that for book club. >> reporter: a year ago, marley noticed a tired theme in all her school books. >> all the books i was reading had white boys and dogs as the main character. i was sick of it. i'm sure my other classmates were, too, but i spoke up about it. >> she was like, i want black girls to be the main character.
everyone should read these. i said, how many books? a thousand books. okay. sure. >> there's your book. there's your book. >> reporter: marley's campaign, #a thousand black girl books, was born. her idea, collect a thousand books about black goals and donate them to libraries and schools in need. >> i want them to understand these voices matter and there's not just one experience that people can learn from. >> reporter: a lot of little people. >> welcome marley. >> reporter: and a few prominent big ones loved her message, too. and donations have been piling up. >> how many of yhave you collec? >> 7,000 books. >> do you feel you've reached your goal or is there more to do? >> there's more to do. i can do a lot more, and so can the people around me. >> reporter: last march, marley delivered over 1,600 books to her mother's former school in jamaica. her mom said she didn't read a book about a girl who looked like her until college.
>> this issue, which we thought was maybe a marley issue, this one little black girl thing, was everybody. >> do it together. these are heavy. >> yeah. >> reporter: she's become a local celebrity and book fairy for libraries and schools back home. >> courtesy of marley. >> she actually pointed to an issue that america doesn't have diverse books. >> we are about to read to 5-year-olds. >> yes. >> how do you explain your mission to them? >> imagine if the world -- people were only allowed to eat this one food. people had to eat this food every single day. then one day, you saw there was another food out there. what i'm doing is i'm bringing them to your school and making sure that you can eat them every day that you'd like to. it's fun wearing dresses that spin when i twirl. >> i love being a little girl. >> reporter: this summer, marley is partnering with the white house and the department of education to launch her own book tour, bringing diverse stories and the authors who wrote them
to young readers across the country. >> in addition to that, my fifth grade class in my school where i saw the problem, i added "one crazy summer" by garcia, and now it's a black girl book and one of the books they'll be reading next year and next year and next year. >> reporter: thanks to a little girl who read between the lines and took a stand. >> it's just me doing what i think is right. >> marley hopes other kids who don't feel represented will also speak out so that all races and religions will have a voice. in case you couldn't tell, marley gets her skills from her mom, who is awesome. grassroots organizer. this was her idea. >> incredible. >> she said, i wish that adults listened to kids more because we have some pretty creative ideas. they do. >> i'll say. she's changing the world. >> filling a need. >> it's important that all kids read about kids like them. >> how will you top that one tomorrow? >> it's pretty good tomorrow. >> is it? >> it is. >> i'll tell you this, this person tomorrow might be
president in the year 2040. >> really? >> good tease. let's go to carson. >> am i lucky or what? maya and marty. they're bringing the party to nbc. they have a brand-new variety series. they'll tell us what they have planned. what a great combination. how did you meet? don't tell us now. after the break. >> well, it was a bar. i'm ...
==anim== ==topvo== bernie sanders today continues his bay area push. sanders will hold a health care news conference some good morning at 8:26 on your tuesday. i'm sam brock. bernie sanders is continuing his bay area push today. sanders is holding a health care news conference this morning in emeryville. now, it follows his appearance yesterday in front of thousands of people at the plaza in oakland. at one point, three protesters caused a commotion when they tried to rush on to the stage, but for the most part, supporters simply cheered. many believe sanders needs a big win in california to have any chance of stealing the democratic nomination. the numbers are certainly not on his side. rival hillary clinton now is about 70 delegates away from clinching, and that does count superdelegates. bernie is still trying to persuade them to possibly flip. trying to persuade people to get back to work after this
holiday weekend and anthony, tightening in the south bay. >> slowing on 101 northbound. we had an earlier accident at mckee that's clear, but still seeing residual effects. switching to the maps, we have a new accident near yesher buena. 285 still slow. slow from 8880 to oakland, emeryville, same deal. and the north bay, slowing on 101 southbound getting into the city. and that fog earlier is gone. back over to you guys. >> clear view of the traffic. thank you very much, anthony. that will do it for us right now.
♪ you've got your hands up ♪ rocking in my truck we're back at 8:30 on a tuesday morning. it's the 31st day of may, 2016. heating up here in new york city. just one more chance to take a nice look at the people who have come from all around the country. now, if they stick around until friday, which is a long time from now, they'll check out country superstar luke bryan. he will be here live in concert.
if you're in the area, get down here early for that one. it'll be a good one. >> loving that. coming up this morning, a homecoming of sorts for maya rudolph and martin short. they're back on nbc with a new variety show. they can't wait to tell us all about it. looking snugly there. >> good team there. are you in the market to buy a new home? gene chatzky will break down the ways to get a mortgage in minutes. are they too good to be true? as the weather heats up, so are the deals. we've done the bargain hunting for you, and we'll give you a list of items you should buy in june. al, how about a check of the weather? >> we've got this young lady down here. she has a sign that says, windsor, will you marry me? who is windsor? >> my boyfriend. >> windsor, are you on the phone? >> yeah. >> what's your name? >> angela. >> angela wants you to marry her. what's the deal? what do you say? >> of course, i will. >> you will? >> yes. >> he says he'll marry you!
>> you guys aren't pranking me, are you? >> no. >> where are you at, windsor? >> i'm sitting at home, waiting to go to work, watching the show. >> waiting to go to work. oh, my gosh. i guess you better get to work. you have to buy that ring, my friend. congratulations, young lady. >> thank you. >> there you go. congratulations. >> thank you! >> bringing people together. let's show you what we have going on as far as your weather is concerned. for today, we're looking at wet weather from the plains all the way back down to texas. you'll send us a picture, once he proposes? >> yes. >> very nice. beautiful weather here in the east and out west. continues tomorrow. gorgeous whether from portland all the way down to san diego. here in the northeast, we're looking good. showers leftover from bonnie. unfortunately, our friends in texas looking at more wet weather tomorrow. it's going to stretch on into the weekend. th and right now 59 degrees. san francisco sunshine, fog out
near the coast and noon temperatures climbing through the 70s and upper 80s around the tri-valley, low 80s into the south bay. mid-90s in the forecast today for the hottest spots around tri-valley and upper 80s to low 90s in the south bay and upper 60s to low 70s closer to san francisco where we'll see temperatures on the rise. san francisco closing in on close to 80 degrees on friday. and across san jose, numbers in the mid-90s as we approach the start of the weekend. >> that is your latest weather. remember when hoda crashed a bunch of parties last year, including her big ambush of a woman on a cruise? our girl is at it again. this time, hoda is going to surprise folks by helping them cross off an item on their bucket list. if you know someone who puts others before themselves and has an incredible dream of doing something unique, let us know. maybe it's singing the national anthem. backing up a famous band. a cameo on a hit tv show. sky is the limit. go to today.com/bucket list.
share their story. hoda just might grant their wish. remember, it's a surprise, so don't tell the person you're nominating. matt? >> good idea, al. thank you very much. maya rudolph and martin short, two of the biggest stars in the history of "saturday night live," they look surprised hearing that. they're joining forces for a variety show premiering tonight on nbc, which we're thrilled about. good to see you. >> how are you, matthew? >> i'm fine, martin. thank you. >> you can call me maya. >> ms. rudolph. it's like the 15th hour of the "today" show. >> you know you're taking over. >> sooner or later. >> does it fit neatly into the variety show genre, in your opinion? >> i mean, to me, it does, only because it's kind of all i've ever done. i think when people think variety, i thisnk they get this
notion of what they grew up with, but it's kind of what we've always done. >> yeah. >> it's today's version of it. it's what we're doing today. >> i don't think variety has ever slept like people think it did. jimmy fallon does it every night. "america's got talent" is variety. >> yeah. it's what i missed most when i left "saturday night live." after i did that show, i really wanted to do a variety show and laugh with the people that make me laugh harder than anything. it's fun. >> you have resumes that crisscross each other, but the way i understand this pairing, it came up because of the 40th anniversary of "snl." lauren michaels had an idea, is that right? >> we had met throughout the years casually, but never worked together. for the 40th launch, the two of us, kind of spearhead the musical and comedy section of the 40th. we had so much fun and loose
dinners and hangs. you kind of instinctively know that you know someone for 20 years. >> after that, did you say to him, hey, or did you say, what about? how did it go after that? >> it was lauren's idea. he said, you should do your variety show with marty. oh, if he would ever be on it, it'd be great. you should do it together. he knew. he's like a comedy match maker. >> he really is. >> he knew that we would be lovable goofballs together. we would love each other. >> the ease has been fantastic. >> you guys know just about everybody in the business. can we just go through some of the guest stars in just the premiere episode? we have larry david, jimmy fallon, tom hanks. who am i missing? >> kate mckinnon. >> miley cyrus. >> you must have a great elevator pitch. you must have the great moment. run into someone in an elevator. >> i have private polaroids and
threaten to expose them. >> old fashioned and smart. >> it's blackmail, and it works. it's in my book. >> people overuse the term "multi-talented," but you are both "multi-talented." >> well, i cook. >> you have more talent than that. we wanted to find out, who was the most kwumulti-talented gues. singing. dancing. whistli whistling. for extra credit -- >> i can only do this. >> extra credit, can you whistle with your fingers in your mouth? >> no. >> no. >> can you? >> no. >> there was a young man who -- >> there was an old gal from gloucester. >> i can do a crow. >> i can do cats mating. >> go.
>> according to the control room, it's 4-3, at the moment. >> i can do a cyclops. >> go ahead. >> you can't take that door to door. >> rapping. can you rap? >> yes. i'm trying to think of a clean one. >> like a limerick. you can't think of a clean one when you need it. >> matt lauer is a man who can. >> i can, sort of. >> they say you lost a point for that one. >> thank you. >> the tie breaker here. promoting your show. who does it best? >> i can do it in song. >> let's hear it. ♪ watch our show, guys ♪ come on, do it ♪ you can do it if you put your thumb on the remote ♪ >> you lost your point. >> we follow "america's got talent." "maya and marty," what is better than that? >> my song was catchier. >> this is what we can expect.
>> yes. >> every week. >> every week. >> thrilled to have you together. >> good to see you. >> "maya and marty." was it ever considered, "marty and maya"? >> by my people. >> tonight at 10:00/9:00 central on nbc. what you need to know before you go for a so-called quickie mortgage. first, this is "today" on okay, ready?
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takes you a lot less time to get the confirmation for the loan. people are doing it mostly online, although the phone is also possible. it takes ten minutes or less. the big players in the market, rocket mortgage, lenda, doing re-fies, and sofi. >> this is a good time to have financing locked in before you shop for a home. >> not only spring, but it's a seller's market. we're low on inventory, and it's making everything a little more competitive. if you can go to a seller and say, hey, i've already got financing, you're in much better shape. >> you said it's not a new mortgage, it's a new process of getting a mortgage. how exactly does that work? >> you go online. create an account. basically, you give it enough personal information about you so that it can reach out and get all your documentation. things like your birth date and your social security number and your bank account numbers. it goes out and pulls all that paperwork. if you've ever gotten a
mortgage, you know that getting all the paperwork, that's what takes the most time. this is where the secret sauce is. you get an initial offer, maybe they say, we'll give you 4% on a 30-year mortgage. then you can play around with it. maybe you want a 15 instead. you can play with the tool and figure out how much it'll cost you. >> there's got to be downsides. i think quickie mortgage, and i think, how quick do you want it to be? >> if you're thinking of the downsides, you don't have necessarily a local person to talk to. you can't walk into the bank and talk to a local person. you'll get a loan officer eventually, but the person may be across the country. the home inspection, the appraisal, those things still have to happen. you still need to close in person. there are some upsides, as well. >> what about putting the financial stuff online, having a third-party look at your social security, stuff like that? >> bank-level security. you don't want to be doing this on a public wi-fi. you do want to be careful. there could be people, you know, looking over your shoulder. it's very nice as far as accuracy is concerned.
>> i did the debbie downer side of things. give the upside. >> as far as accuracy is concerned, a mortgage can be a game of telephone. you send documents in, somebody loses them. everything is there so you don't worry about it. get a real quote in real time. it enables you to close faster which, in a seller's market, is an advantage. >> i was reading about this this morning. i think it's interesting. i have to say, i did think of the recession, the lending problems that went on. even the consumer financial protection bureau tweeted, when it comes to mortgages, take your time, ask questions and know before you owe. >> they did that after rocket mortgage put out a big ad during the super bowl. there was a flurry online. the way to think about this is it is one quote. this quickie mortgage is one quote. you still do your research and shop around. get that financing, but then go out and see what you can get from other lenders. talk to your local bank, local credit union. do a big search, and then lock into the best rate for you.
welcome back. from wedding season bargains to deals for kids, we have a round up of what to buy during the month of june. lifestyle expert, a today.com contributor, has done all the bargain hunting for you. nice to see you. >> nice to see you, matt. >> before we get to the products, dates are prornimport. explain that. >> they're important for all the deals. they start in june but at different times. go to today.com to get the exact dates. >> you'll fill us in on that. it's the month where people think about the beach. they've gotten themselves in shape. we're starting with revealing it items. >> lingerie and fitness stuff.
deals up to 50% up on this. for example, macy's, spend $100 on heidi klum intimates and get $50 back. kma kmart, select sleep ware is marked off. fitness at dick's sporting goods, select nike, 25% off. >> great deals. it's also wedding season. >> it is. >> great deals on housewares. you can take advantage of them yourself, as well. >> you can. we're seeing up to 50% off on housewares, as well. at macy's, 40% off of glassware, serverware. jcpenney, 30% to 50% off of the pot sets here. williams and sonoma, 20% off their brand pots and pans. dates matter. read the fine prints. >> kids are getting out of
school, but it's the right month to think about back to school purchases. >> that's right. or you can get dad a gift. electronics we're seeing savings up to $200. for example, this is the microsoft surface. $150 off at best buy. best buy select apple watches are discounted. we have discounts on the bose headphones. portable dvd, 20% off at kmart. >> you mentioned father's day. also the time of year we like to do projects around the house. talk to me about the tools. >> the tools don't go on sale often, but now is the time to buy. up to 70% off. we're going to start at lowe's. we're seeing 3$30 off of this cordless drill. this craftsman is available at ace hardware. sears has 70% off deals.
>> dads love these, ladies love them, too. they're great. >> yes. >> entertaining your kids over the summer. i almost don't believe this. >> lots of different theaters across the country have kids movies. pg and g rated. some have tickets for as little as $1 for the kid and adult companion. regal does this, cinemark. you can, again, check your favorite local theaters to see the deal. >> even though you've gotten yourself in shape for the lingerie and the workout wear, we have food and it's on sale. >> national dairy month. i love dairy. the good news is ice cream, milk, cheese, cream, can be on sale at your stores. >> fantastic. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> to find more about the bargains, go to our website, today.com. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
we are back. playing your song, al, for birthday wishes. >> time to celebrate great folks along with our friends at smucker's. let's start with a happy 100th birthday to ms. arlene from albany, new york. the secret to longevity, a cocktail every night before dinner. >> i hear it. >> yes, arlene. ethel kamier from flushing, new
york. she loves reading good books and watching "judge judy." we love her. ricky ricardo. >> yeah! >> lucy, i'm home! long beach, california. ricky is 100 years old. he knows his current events, loves to read the newspaper, and he loves doing some explaining. hatfield, is a busy grandma. josephine is 100 years old. great listening ears. happy 75th anniversary to the lovebirds, the hunts from iowa. they met at an outdoor movie. the secret to marriage is having a strong commitment to each other. if you know someone celebrating their birthday or milestone anniversary, head to today.com/celebrate. >> you could do a lot worse in
life than being known as the person to see when you're in need. >> i also like the cocktail every night idea. >> what is coming up? >> martin short is sticking around to talk more about his variety show. also, what to do with memorial day leftovers. >> what do you do with too much watermelon? >> just eat it. >> put it on a salad. >> it's a quiz. >> make a cocktail out of it, obviously. >> there you go. >> you need gallagher to come by. here's a check of your local news and weather on a tuesday morning. i'm ...
==topvo== talk about tough choes. good morning. it's 8:56 on your tuesday. i'm sam brock. you want to talk about some tough choices. bay area sports fans certainly faced one last night. what to watch, a win or go home game with the warriors or local hockey history with the sharks' first stanley cup final game. many chose the sports bar to get double the fun, double the tvs. as for the actual games it was a split decision for bay area teams. the sharks ended up losing game one to the host pittsburg
penguins on a late goal, so they get down 3-2 for the first game of the series. the next game will be in pittsburgh. the warriors pulled off an improbable coming from a 3-1 deficit. they finished it last night, beating okc at home in game seven. they pulled away down the stretch to move on with a rematch with king james and the cleveland cavaliers, same matchup as last year. game one is thursday at oracle. happening now, the warriors are just about to open up sales for all four nba finals games scheduled for oracle arena. that's game one and two and game five and seven, if necessary. go to our twitter feed for details on when tickets are available to the public. and go to the top of our home page for recaps of last night's games and all the pictures.
this morning on "today's take," martin short is with us, as he and his buddies from "snl" debut a hilarious new variety show. plus, simon cowell is back in the judges seat. natalie gets a behind the scenes tour of "america's got talent." kitchen hacks for your cookout leftovers. all that and more coming up next. >> 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 this tuesday, the last day of may, may 31st, 2016. nice crowd on our plaza. going to be a nice, warm day in new york city. inside studio 1a, i'm willie along with al, natalie and tamron. tamron has our morning jam.
>> yeah. >> beyonce's "freedom." i loved lemonade, of course, but you need to follow beyonce's mother on instagram. tina knowles. she's almost, dare i say, better than beyonce. she was singing beyonce's song. she said, i listened to my daughter's song. it says, i'll keep running because a winner never quits on themselves. that's a lyric in there. follow tina knowles. >> i love it. >> when i hear ig, i think super markets. >> i do, too. >> i thought it was ig. >> that was cute, dad. >> i was thinking that, too. >> get me some chips. >> speaking of chips, big holiday weekend. a lot of parties, barbecues and good times. al, you were barbecuing. >> the sacrifice of many small
farm animals happened. >> oh. >> barbecue chicken. on friday, we made the pulled pork. we did that on the big green egg. this thing blew up. i've never had as many views. almost 15,000 views on that. >> did you see how delicious it looks? >> how long did it sit on the grill? >> about five hours. >> the pork did? >> yeah. >> did you wrap it in the foil? >> i had it wrapped for a while, and then opened it so it didn't brown too much. i wanted it to be crispy. >> what did you season it with? >> hasty bake, another grill company, their rub. >> this whole hawaiian relish with it. delicious. >> pineapple salsa. >> this is the part of the show when it rolls out, right? >> you guys weren't here. it was friday. >> i was here yesterday. >> we weren't. >> natalie went healthy. >> i was packing. we're getting the house ready for sale. we did some hiking in the
meantime. i had to -- i was like, i have to get out of the boxes and be one with nature. we hiked. my boys having a good time. so many gorgeous areas. i love that rock, times square. the friends that came with us. couldn't be the farthest from times square right there. we had a blast. good time with friends, and joe behind me. >> we used to think the state park was so long. 45 minutes, packing lunch. it was a big deal. wait a minute, this is nothing. >> you get to go shopping on the way home. >> that's right. that's really why you went hickinhick i -- hiking. >> we didn't even go by the stores. >> i was at clive davis' house. clive invited me out. >> enjoyed the weekend with tamron. volleyball. >> that's me and don lemon. i am officially the worst.
they kicked me off the team. i was banned from the court. i hung out with clive davis. there he is. he does a wonderful weekend event at home. >> show of hands. how many people volleyball bare shirted -- or bare chested. >> don lemon. >> oh, well, all the boys were -- >> they're all good looking. >> probably just got out of the pool. >> yeah, then we played volleyball. >> i get in the pool with a shirt on. >> do you really? >> yeah. nobody wants to see it. >> a tank or -- >> brassiere. >> the borat? >> it's spanks. >> in the pool? >> no shirt. >> a rash guard is good. >> how did we have that ready, by the way? >> that's very disturbing, that you had that standing by.
>> look at your itty-bitty waist there. >> that's not me. that's why. >> you look good. >> we just had that? >> nobody knew i was going to say that. >> how did you have that ready? they said it's in their wallet. somebody carries this around? >> i gave that to matt. he must have looked into that. >> crazy. >> do you play volleyball? >> i guess at the beach, you'd go without the shirt. >> if you're hanging around the pool. i might throw one on. >> willie had the best weekend. you were in nappa. >> i was in l.a. last week, so we went to nappa. buddy of mine had a 40th birthday party. out west, we wake up so early because of the mornings. you're watching the sun come up over the vines in nappa. great time with friends out there for a couple days. >> how much vino, to be honest? >> a lot.
>> that's why there is the blurriness in the background. >> is that the skunrise? >> who can say? it blends in together. >> going in or waking up? >> i don't know. >> you were laying down. >> there's a chance. before the drinking starts, you rent a car, get up early and drive those roads up there, before anyone else is awake. you can't beat it. >> that's my bucket list. i want to go. >> we honeymooned there. i love it. it's beautiful. it's like the south of france by closer and more convenient. >> nice. a lot of celebrities enjoying the holiday weekend, as well. amy schumer hit the pool. kind of like -- she kept the shirt on, guys. she's sharing this photo and writing, paparazzi everywhere. you see she's in the pink fla m -- flamingo. >> pool float. >> they're impossible to get out of gracefully. >> amy decided to show you how to grace think -- especially
with the paparazzi around. you roll yourself off. >> there you go. >> over the edge. you do a stop, drop and roll while you're at it, right? >> keep going. >> luckily it wasn't too sunny out because that could burn. >> i love that the hat stayed on. >> chrissy teaguer enjo eigen e holiday with the most adorable angel. little luna wearing angel wings, if you can see the wings on the back. so sweet. we can't get enough of her. >> what a cutie. >> yes. we gave her the piano. we gave them a customized piano for her, the show did. he was impressed and took it home. >> yeah. he couldn't help himself. he broke into a little song. the instinct took over on the baby piano. >> i have a piano of my own. outside of things that make you smile, this incident involving this gorilla and 3-year-old child in cincinnati, people are still talking about it. if you haven't seen it, the video is unnerving for so many
reasons. obviously, the little boy is okay. no critical injuries. this gorilla, 17-pound -- 400-pound male who is 17 years old, harambe. the child, according to witnesses, told his mom that he wanted to go swimming. this is what has been reported. some point, the child slips either under or over, and there have been conflicting reports about that, as well. the zoo officials believe he went over something and fell 10 to 12 feet into the mote. harambe heard a splash. two female gorillas were immediately call sboed into thin area. he did not leave. then took the child for ten minutes. people were helpful for ten -- we've been on the show now eight minutes. two or three more minutes longer than what we've been on with you right now, that's how long the child was in there with the gorilla. >> we have video of the enclosu enclosure.
>> where they believe the child slipped through. this is -- there's vegetarian. the bottom line is, right now, despite what people have been saying online, there's a change.org petition, 200,000 people called on the mom to be charged. investigative authorities have not indicated it'll be the case. there's also questions about the cincinnati zoo. when your major clientele are children, making sure there's nothing, even if a parent turns their eye for a minute or two, that a 3-year-old can fit through. zoos around the world -- i worked at the ft. worth zoo for a second. they are held to a strong standard. they have people who come in and investigate. they do a lot of things to make sure these enclosures don't have this problem. there's a lot going on here. the family released a statement. they thanked god for the child's safety. i don't know. what do you think? >> harambe was shot, the gorilla. some people have questioned, well, couldn't they have tranquilized him? >> no. >> the zoo officials have said
they could not tranquilize. it would take time. >> would have agitated him. >> and been more aggressive with the child. >> we have the zoo director defending the decision to shoot marambe. >> we're talking about an animal with one hand that i've seen take a coconut and crunch it. you can't take a risk with a silverback gorilla. the barrier is safe. that same, any of us in this room could climb over bar yourr if we choose. >> they made the call. >> it was the correct call. it's easy for everybody to attack this mom. but nothing had happened like this before. >> right. >> you know, i've misplaced -- my kids have gotten away from me. you turn away. it happens. you try to be an attentive parent. sometimes, things happen. you know, for people to turn on this woman, i think, is --
>> that's what made me sad. we don't read the comment sections. it's not healthy for many reasons. half the time, people write things they don't mean. but there was a viciousness i saw even in some of the headlines, directed at this mom. we have yet to hear what happened. you guys know, i always say, the fastest thing in the world is a 3-year-old boy or a gazelle. you have boys, as well. >> they have a way of being able to sneak around and hide and play hide and seek. they think they're playing, too. things happen. >> it's heartbreaking. >> as parents, it doesn't take much. you turn to another kid for 15 seconds, turn around and go, where'd they go? the reason this is a terrible story is because of what happened to the beautiful animal. we're happy the kid is okay, but it's heartbreaking. at the same token, dragging the mom through the mud isn't productive. >> doesn't help anybody at all. >> no. we've seen this happen at our plaza. people are there. there's a great star performing.
we can see tons of people holding their phones, video taping it, for the whole -- >> we do it. >> i like to take a few seconds. >> yeah. >> maybe a photo. take a look. adele was performing in verona, italy, sunday night. she calls out a concert goer for filming the entire show. ironically, the moment was caught on camera by someone else. here's what adele had to say. >> i want to tell that lady as well, can you stop filming me on the videocamera? i'm here in real life. enjoy it in real life. this isn't a dvd. it's a real show, and i'd like you to enjoy my show. >> so she had a tripod set up with a video camera. >> was she bootlegging it? >> obviously, this isn't just somebody taking out their smartphone. >> yeah. >> i think she was absolutely right in calling this person out. >> i'm impressed that she
spotted her in a sea of thousands. adele sees you. >> the fact that the woman had lights up, a tripod and a boom, you know. >> she had one of these over here. >> she had this. >> you have to imagine it had to be elaborate for adele to see it. >> she didn't really have these. >> makes for a funny story. >> she had a steady cam. anyway, we are looking, unfortunately, for steady rain to continue in texas. in fact, we've got the risk of 41 million people seeing some sort of severe weather today. especially into the southern plains. this may be upgraded to a slight risk later today. this is a slow-moving front pushing through. isolated storms. by the afternoon, san angelo, dallas, houston will see it on wednesday. more flash flooding possibility. look at this, thursday through saturday, this slow-moving front, all this moisture coming up. we know how much rain they've
already gotten in texas. there could be another six to eight inches of rain from dallas down to san antonio. we cannot rule out up to ten inches. flooding going to be a big problem going coming up next, two distinguished "saturday night live" alums proving variety really is the spice of life with their new show "maya and marty." >> hello, al. >> hello.
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comedy icon martin short has teamed up with fellow "snl" alum maya rue gdolph for a variety s. featuring their famous friends who you'll know. take a look. >> oh, you guys are excited. what are your names, boys? >> i'm tanner. >> i'm todd. >> gotcha. i was just kidding. i'm todd. >> and i'm tanner. >> we tricked you. we fooled you. >> martin, good morning. >> so good. >> so funny. >> you've called up all your friends. >> i did, i did. we have tom hanks, larry david, interviewed by jimmy and miley cyrus. kate mckinnon. >> wow. >> yeah.
jimmy glik with larry david as bernie sanders. how does that go? >> he's just larry. >> yeah. >> so many people want a good variety show. >> yeah. >> hungry for it. is this now, do you think, the time to do this? >> i actually think when you really analyze it, variety has never really left. "america's got talent" is the "ed sullivan" show. jimmy fallon does a variety show every night. i think that the looseness of what that provides is what is most seductive, i think. >> you and maya actually were paired together at the "snl" 40th anniversary show. >> right. >> is that where this was born? when people said, they're good together? >> yeah, i had met maya. rain man memory, april 16th, 2005. it was sunny and was cloudy by 5:00. but we never worked together until the 40th. lauren had put -- lauren michaels had put us in charge as
kind of the musical section. there were a lot of dinners. a lot of fun hangs and rehearsals. then on stage together, we had this natural, loose chemistry. i think that was kind of the pilot, even though we didn't know we were doing a pilot. >> you have the spontaneity of our show. can we have the fishbowl, please? >> what are you people up to? >> we have a variety of talents in this bowl. we're asking you, go into the bowl and then, i guess, do what it says. >> your variety act. >> oh. >> 30 seconds on the clock. >> i'm given fish after this? >> we're feeding you fish. >> read someone's mind. >> what? >> i'm sure there's another one. let's see. so far, so good. slam poetry. >> slam poetry? >> this is so much better than i thought. >> hip hop rap iping.
>> who wrote these things? >> we're not live, are we? >> yeah. >> irish dance. can't you just speak to me? can't you just interview me? >> yes, we can. of all your characters, jimmy glik. >> what do you want to do? >> what is it like doing this show? >> it's so exciting to sit. normally, i sit with celebrities. >> oh! >> this is a nice change. >> ouch. >> coming in hot. >> coming in hot. i mean that not negativity. i mean it with ultimate love. if i knew your names, i'd shout them out. >> oh, my goodness. >> you know it's going to be good. >> i got down a jimmy glik rabbit hole this morning, knowing martin was coming on. i watched like 15 of them. he comes back for this show. >> thank you so much, martin. >> what a triumph. >> television history right here. >> it was adam miller's idea. >> speak in another language.
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nomination counting super delegates. >> and the sharks first stanley cup final game. after the game the split decision for bay area teams. the sharks unfortunately lost on a late third period goal by the pension. 3-2. game two is going to be tomorrow also in pittsburgh. and the warriors did pull off the impossible comeback in a 3-1 deficit in the series. steph was hot. finished with 46 points. this sets up a replach with lebron james and the cavaliers in the final.
71 right now. and still 60s close to san francisco. 70s by mid afternoon today. upper 80 toss near 90 in the south bay. and right now your tuesday morning commute here is anthony. >> some slowing here. the fog has lifted. across the rest of the east bay still major slowing. two accidents on 880 in hayward. and 580 also near liver mohr. and cross the rest of the by a not too bad. we'll continue to track it through the mork.
taking a look at the headlines. nearly 40,000 verizon employees are returning to work wednesday after a 45-day strike. the contract deal reached on friday includes 11% in raises over four years. verizon agreed to add 1,300 new jobs at an east coast call center. the deal does make health care plan changes to save the company some money. when you do your grocery shopping, you probably check the sell by, use by and best by dates. what do they mean? congress is taking a crack at solving the problem. they're introducing the food date labeling act to help consumers figure out the use by and sell by system that some argue is baseless. the bill, if passed, will establish a uniform national date labeling system that indicates to consumers whether their food is unsafe to eat and
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found him. for today, we're looking at storms stretching from the plains all the way down into texas. out west, spectacular weather. temperatures will be heating up for the end of the week. here in the east, pretty good, except for right along the coast. remnants of bonnie will hang around through tomorrow. another two to three inches of rain possible there. otherwise, we're looking at gorgeous weather in the east. wet weather for the central great lakes. right into texas. it's going to be like this right into the weekend. out west, you have more spectacular weather. that's what's going on around the country. spectacular weather. temperatures right now still near 60 in san francisco. one of the spots that will be mostly immune from the heat we'll be talking about across the valley for the next few days leading up to the weekend. temperatures 80s to near 90 los gatos this morning.
low 70s closer to downtown san francisco. mid 80s in the north bay and pleasanton and livermore highs in the mid 90s today. concord seeing temperatures climb mid 0s th90s this afterno >> that is your latest weather. "america's got talent" is a summer hit. after ten seasons, the show's executive producer, simon cowell, is joining the judge's table. i got to go behind the scenes with simon and the talent crew in pasadena, california. >> this first season on camera, simon cowell. >> reporter: brace yourselves, america. simon cowell is back. >> meow. >> reporter: to make season 11 of "america's got talent" the best one yet. >> couldn't sing. >> whatever, simon. >> simon is now part of the judging panel. what is it like? >> the big boss is in the house.
>> he has a right to be called the boss. >> he just likes people to think it. >> reporter: we got the scoop from simon and his co stars. howie mandel. mel b, heidi klum and nick cannon. you've seen simon already in action for while a while. is he the same tough judge he always was? >> sometimes he's tough. sometimes he says things and i'm like, uh-oh. >> the most surprising thing about working with simon is how funny he was. >> i think i'm falling in love with you. >> i have noticed a few times is when i would have said no to someone, but he heard something in a certain person, and he says, can you sing another song? all of a sudden, he gets things out of people. i totally change my mind in my head from a no to a definite yes. >> can we do this interview every week? >> you're the boss. >> i'm loving it. >> on the edge of my seat. >> since it's been a love fest, let's talk annoying habits. who is the most annoying in
terms of a habit that they have? >> mel when she hums. >> humps, like a dog when it gets on your leg. that's annoying. >> i do what? i don't hump. >> she's very friendly. >> i am not a humper. >> i know that you secretly love to hump. >> you enjoy it. >> it has happened between the two of you. >> nothing has happened. >> what has been happening? >> nothing. >> there is sexual tension. it's never come to fruition. there is sexual tension. i'm talking about what's happening with me by myself. you're not involved. >> reporter: sexual tension aside, they say expect the unexpected this season. >> my name is nathan. >> are you married? >> no, i'm only 6. >> reporter: bigger talents, bigger flops, and the most original acts yet. like this drone-flying dance group from japan. >> backstage with "america's got talent." we saw an incredible performance
with these young laladies. it was emotional. was it something simon said? >> simon made you cry, right? >> yeah. >> but it was a good thing? >> happy tears of joy, right? >> yeah. >> they have no idea what we're saying. >> reporter: show host nick cannon says his favorite acts are the kids. he has two of his own with ex-wife mariah carey. >> will your kids be out there? >> no. they're talented but they're nuclear scientists. they can come on if they want to do experiments. >> 11th season, why is it a hit? >> because of the variety. >> there isn't that much television where the entire family, every age and gender, can gather around. there's something for you. >> it's going to be a great new season. don't miss the season premiere of "america's got talent" tonight at 8:00/7:00 central on
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guilt.com is here. willie geist has decided to be the judgmental male in the dressing room. the scenario, i'm coming out of the dressing room and say to my man, who is with me, what do you think? >> is it hot or not? i'm watching warriors highlights from last night. >> what happens when i go shopping? i don't have a stylist, but i do here. >> what do we have? >> first trend is off the shoulder top. we probably saw thousands of these this weekend. here, showing us how to rock the look. three things we like, willie. good shoulder, so it's sexy and cool, literally. and it's usually not so form fitting. all people can wear it. it looks great and is easy and comfortable. lastly, there is a ruffle involved, which is extra points in my book.
>> why? >> i love a ruffle. i'm sure willie does, too. >> i noticed a lot of off the shoulder this year. it's a big thing. >> donna karen said, the sexiest part of the body is a shoulder. >> 100% haute. congratulations. >> i love it. >> the next trend is a -- wait, next trend is a beauty trend. it is the fabulous braids. tamron, we've seen it on all celebrities of all ages. janelle monae, regina king. this is the freshest. >> that's me. my hair is flatter today. i have to grow out my hair longer and i have, as i've been wanting -- i'm wearing braids on the "today" show. >> i love it. >> willie? >> i love it. especially in the summer. take the heavy hair away so it cools you off.
>> it'll require me to get hair weaves. it's not going to be my hair. i'll get this length, and i'm wearing the lemonade, beyonce, picture. >> i'm in on that, 100%. >> fabulous. >> this is her hair. the big braid we're seeing, parted down the middle, two french braids down the side. so fresh for summer. >> summer sexy. >> you look amazing. next up? >> the next trend, i can tell you might like, tamron, the flight suit. >> i love a jump suit. >> you're not alone. we've got gwen stefani, so many celebrities out there rocking this trend. here, we have a jump suit. $99. what we love about it is it's street style at its coolest. right? >> i love it because it's two seconds to put on, and you're out the door. >> yeah. >> i love it. >> you may see "top gun" or
mechanic. >> a little. >> we see chic. >> i love it. looks great on both of you. i'm not sure everyone could pull the look off. you have to be cool enough to wear that. >> you mean like attitude? >> yeah, if you can carry it, it works. it works for both of you. that's a big summer haute. >> i love it. >> i wore my glitter sneakers on air the other day. these are hot. >> the fashion sneaker. we've seen the top designers from chanel to valentino make these sneakers. biggest trend. $89. >> i live in mine. these are the favorites i have there. >> my gosh, love the air force ones. you had said, no more heels when you're off duty. pop on a great pair of high tops. >> easiest call of the morning. i love these. on women, men, anybody. it's so cool. jordans, too, air force ones, whatever you want to wear. >> i see you in a glitter pair. >> willie geist approved the
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my man friend that i've been syour man friend. like, as i was leaving i was like, "goodbye, i love you," and like... (laughs) what'd he say? i said, "don't say anything!" oh god! (laughs) 'cause now like, this is the cliffhanger, so we don't know if he loves you. what's gonna happen if he doesn't? how many times has it happened to you? especially like this weekend, you probably have some leftovers from a cookout? justin chapple, the host of "food and wine's" mad genius tips. he has some of the most spectacular and creative hacks for hamburgers and hot dogs that are sitting in the fridge. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> i have a bunch of hamburgers from this weekend. >> right. >> what do i do? >> and they're cooked. >> yes. >> you made enough for everyone, and maybe you planned everyone would have two and they had one. >> exactly. >> i have this brilliant idea. we have our cooked hamburger
patty. we'll finely chop it. all you do is add it to your favorite sauce. which we have here. you can go ahead and add more if you'd like. you can use store bought. you can also use some homemade sauce you might have had in the freezer. bring it up to a simmer. add your crumbled up, finely chopped hamburger patty. >> what's great, if you've got vegetables leftover that you grilled, you can put them in, as well. >> exactly. eggplant, szucchini. serve it over your spaghetti, penne, whatever you'd like. >> brilliant. now, pizza. i love this idea. >> pizza is kind of the catch all. you might find yourself with leftover chicken breasts. this weekend, i hear you made some pork. >> i had pulled pork. >> exactly. i'm making a barbecue chicken pizza. i have some chopped up, cooked chicken breast that i'm going mix with the barbecue sauce like this. >> sure.
>> i have my dough here that i've stretched out. you can find -- >> store bought. >> -- anywhere. >> local piz rheepizzaria, they it to you. >> sure. >> you can sprinkle the chicken on top. >> like california pizza kitchen but you're recycling what you have. >> exactly. >> a little watermelon. >> you have your watermelon wedge. put it in a blender, add solive oil. you have a beautiful soup. >> fantastic. >> one of the best for last. right now, i have two packages of hamburger or hot dog guns. >> french toast. mix the eggs with milk, sugar, vanilla. turn it to the hot skillet. we all know how to make french toast, right? >> brilliant. you're on fire, my friend. thank you so much.
hello, ladies. >> guess who is coming? >> keenan thompson. we're excited! >> he's on the new "maya and marty" show. >> yup. and the latest buzz from hollywood. elvis duran has the artist of the moment. laura marano. >> he knows how to pick them. >> he does. >> what else? >> i don't know. >> other stuff. i'll be here with hoda woman here. talking about her debotched weekend. >> what happened? >> look how tan she is. >> she was with her mom. >> trt: 31
north bay. and travi-valleys in the mid 90. many spots above 100. and another check at what's happening with your tuesday morning drive. >> still looking at heavy traffic across parts of the's bray. the bay bridge approach slow going. and still some traffic incidents, 880 towards hayward. same for livermore, tri-valley. still slowing on 580. and eas for health care .. at an event in emeryville. sanders is on a bay area push ahead of next tuesday's >> and bernie sanders at this hour speaking in the's bay talking about his ideas for healthcare. getting so far from bay area supporters. ==rvl== the warriors are now moving on to the nba finals after defeating oklahoma city last night. tickets are about to go on sale
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> like anybody cares, hoda woman. >> yes, they do care! >> hello, everybody, it's boozeday tuesday. it's also spanky tuesday, may 31. and if you can hear it, it's superstar by pit bull featuring becky g. >> becky g. is in this one, all right. >> and we have such a funny guy with us today. you came to the right place for a laugh. hello. >> good morning. good to see you. >> what are you cooking up for us today. >> i am preparing a nice wild so