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out. >> good to know. we'll have an update for you in about a half an hour. we'll be back for nbc news at 11:00 and the today show starts right now. have a great day. ♪ good morning. breaking overnight, president trump talking tough on north korea. >> they are behaving in a very, very dangerous manner, and something will have to be done about it. and acknowledging it was the russians who meddled in our election. >> sit was russia, and i think it was probably others also. >> just one day before his first one-on-one with russian president vladimir putin. we're live in warsaw. turn for the worse. representative steve scalise in intensive care three weeks after being shot at that congressional baseball practice. the new health scare that has him back in serious condition. the unfriendly skies. united airlines under fire again. this time for giving away a
child's seat to a stand-by passenger. the child's mother forced to hold him for the entire flight. >> i lost feelings in my legs and left arm. >> less than three months after this ugly incident. >> oh, my god. look what you did to him. >> the airlines forced to apologize once again. all that plus new evidence that this really could be amelia earhart. george and amal step out with the twins. sheeran madness. ♪ the crowd lined up for blocks and blocks and blocks overnight as music superstar ed sheeran gets set for what could be our biggest concert of the summer thursday july 6th, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on thursday morning. so glad you're with us.
you, all you thousands of people, here to see ed sheeran. >> wow. this is an enormous crowd. they have been lining up for about a day now. the line goes down 48th street, down 6th avenue past radio city music hall, through the lincoln tunnel down to the jersey shore. [ laughter ]. >> that's a little exaggeration, but it's a very big crowd. >> yes, eight or nine city blocks, incredible. of course, ed one of the greatest stars in the world going to treat us to a concert in a few. we have a lot of news to get to first. let's start with breaking news overpass. the president speaking out in poland on day one of his much anticipated trip abroad. the president with some harsh words for russia, north korea and the american press. we've got it all covered with nbc national correspondent peter alexander who is traveling with the president in warsaw, poland. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah, good morning to you. the president during a brief news conference this morning addressed two of his domestic obsessions, fake news and what he says is his big electoral win
with polish americans. but the real focus is much farther east, north korea. in the wake of that rogue regime's use of that intercontinental ballistic missile, the president calling on the international community to show that there are consequences for the north korean's dangerous behavior. president trump this morning enjoying a warm welcome at the role castle with poland's president but eyeing the growing crisis with north korea, vowing to take the threat on very strongly. >> the president and i call on all nations to confront this global threat and publicly demonstrate to north korea that there are consequences for their very, very bad behavior. >> reporter: what's the u.s. considering? >> i don't like to talk about what i have planned, but i have some pretty severe things that we're thinking about. that doesn't mean we're going to do them. i don't draw red lines. president obama drew a red line, and i was the one that made it look a little bit better than it was.
>> reporter: the comments coming after mr. trump's tweet expressing frustration with beijing's unwillingness to pressure kim jong-un's regime. so much for china working for us. at an emergency meeting at the u.n. security council ambassador nikki haley warning the u.s. is prepared to act. >> one of our capabilities lies with our considerable military. forces. we will use them, if we must. but we prefer not to have to go in that direction. >> reporter: meantime, arriving in germany for the g-20 later today, the president has a full plate, one-on-one with angela merkel and dinner with leaders of japan and south korea that today fired a barrage of missiles off the east coast is part of another military exercise. but the trip's main event will be president trump's first ever face-to-face with vladimir putin. >> we're working with poland in response to russia's actions and destabilizing behavior. >> reporter: nbc's hallie jackson asking repeatedly about
moscow's meddling during the 2016 election? >> will you once and for all, yes or no, definitively say russia interfered in the 2016 election? >> i think it was russia and it could have been other people in other countries. mistakes have been made. i agree, i think it was russia, but i think it was probably other people and/or countries, and i see nothing wrong with that statement. nobody really knows. >> and before elected president, are you talk about being angry at president obama, mr. president -- >> thank you, very much. >> reporter: that's how the news conference ended. white house officials have not said whether president trump will raise the issue of russia's meddling in the 2016 election during his one on one meeting with vladimir putin tomorrow. a short time ago, president trump wrapped up a speech with the white house's billing as a major address before thousands of polls here in a square that also holds the memorial to the warsaw uprising. the president in his remarks really delivering a rallying cry for western civilization saying that our values will prevail,
adding the fundamental question of our time is whether the west has the will to survive. he is now off to the g-20. savannah? >> peter alexander starting us off in warsaw. thank you. let's turn to nicole wallace for analysis. let's talk about north korea first. we're going to hear how fraught the options are with michael. in terms of the president's mind-set, we hear this tough talk. >> yeah. >> is the white house really prepared to take action that presidents before have decided aren't worth the risk. >> looks like the military are counselling him against doing so just because of how grim a but the president's messaging seems to have that in mind in that he's using that as the stick to entice china to eat the carrots. >> let's talk about russia. obviously friday is the big meeting with vladimir putin. who is known as a master manipulator. i mean this guy studies up. he knows his subject. he certainly will know how to press the president's buttons.
how should the president for this? >> listen. if donald trump's brand is the author of "art of the deal," vladimir putin's brand is "former kgb spy master." i think this is really where the rubber meets the road with everything donald trump thinks he can do to an adversary. vladimir putin has already done it, and then some. so i think that the white house has successful lowered the bar so low that if it were any lower it would be underground, oh, he's winging it, there's no agenda. i don't buy that. obviously there is a plan to exceed expectations which are less than nothing. but the fact that he's going into a meeting as a representative of this country and hasn't sort of affirmed that he will do what jeremy bash describes as poke a finger in vladimir putin's chest and say, hey, when it comes to our democracy, i got this, vlad, is disturbing. i think the answer to hallie jackson's question was obviously meant to manage expectations to say that he will take it to russia -- a little bit. but the fact that he insists on
throwing other people into the mix when we know that simply wasn't the case continues to be a disturbing sign that this cloud about collusion with russia will hang over him no matter where he stands. >> there are so many clouds hanging over the world stage right now. north korea, russia, to say nothing of isis and terrorism. thank you, nicolle. savannah, thanks. what options are on the table for president trump when it comes to north korea? we are joined now by nbc news senior national security and counterterrorism analyst michael leiter. michael, let's start by talking about why this test of an icbm was game changing. it is not so much because the north koreans fear they will attack us first, but they will soon have the ability to retaliate for any we or our allies take. >> that's right. they've had a nuclear weapon since 2006 but no ability to miniaturize it, then deliver it to the u.s. homeland. this now shows they have the missile ability to potentially
reach. that simply takes options off the table for the united states. >> let's talk about the options that are still on the table. the first one is called a military or surgical strike. what would it look like, what would the targets be? >> well, this is really hard. but you could go after a number of sites. you could go after mobile missile launchers and other missile sites in north korea or nuclear facilities. but the problem is they are very deeply hidden and we are very vulnerable to counter attack. >> as you talk about counter attack, there are enormous risks associated with any military strike we conduct. >> that's right. within 50 miles of the border you have 26 million koreans, 130,000 americans. japan's within range of numerous missile systems. this is really hard. >> let's say military strike is a bad option at the moment. >> terrible. >> let's talk about sanctions. we've imposed sanctions for years, and yet kim jong-un continues to act badly. why aren't they, woulding? working? >> mostly because 85% to 90% of north korean's trade is through
china and china has not clamped down. until china does that on oil and other critical matters, it probably wouldn't affect them. we've also seen them be aggressive on the cyber front as well in the u.s. and in the region. sanctions keep us vulnerable as well. >> this is why you hear people say, these are bad options, sanctions and a military strike. so what about diplomacy? they'll say, why don't we sit down face to face with the north koreans and talk about these issues? but isn't that what kim jong-un is looking for? >> he probably is, but we are getting closer and closer to being willing to. but i think at this point we can't get into his provocation. on that front we have to make clear that we're going to continue this training with the south koreans and show that we are one, because kim jong-un wants to separate us from south korea. and eventually, we may simply have to accept that we are going to live with a nuclear-armed korea. >> face to face diplomacy. what message does that send to
other rogue regimes who say, wait a second, if i act badly, i can get face to face negotiations. >> absolutely. with all of this diplomacy we have to work hand in hand with south korea. and then also make sure china moves along with us and doesn't align north korea. >> michael, thank you very much as always. a concerning update, matt, to report this morning on the condition of house majority whip steve scalise who was shot during practice for a congressional baseball game three weeks ago. he was re-admitted last night to this hospital. this is a live shot. tom costello has the latest on the congressman. >> reporter: good morning. he was 1 of 5 people shot on that baseball field three weeks ago, shot in the hip, you'll recall, and trauma surgeons said at the time it was a very serious injury breaking bones, hitting internal organs, causing significant bleeding. and now doctors say they are concerned about an infection.
this morning, a setback for congressman steve scalise admitted back into intensive care after the 51-year-old was shot in the hip at a congressional baseball team practice last month. med star washington hospital releasing a statement overnight, reading, in part, congressman steve scalise has been re-admitted to the intensive care unit due to new concerns for infection. his condition is listed as serious. the louisiana congressman and four other people were injured june 14th when a gunman opened fire on a republican baseball practice in alexandria, virginia. u.s. capitol police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman, later identified as james hotchkinson. scalise who was seriously wounded has undergone several surgeries and had been improving in recent weeks. capitol hill staffer zack barth and two capitol hill police officers were also wounded.
they are all expected to make a full recovery. overnight politicians from both sides of the aisles sending scalise good wishes via social media. dr. roger marshall, congressman from kansas and member of the republican baseball team tweeting, please join my family in praying for steve, jennifer and their kids. and house democrat jamie raskin from maryland wrote prayers and thoughts with congressman scalise and his family. scalise's staff is down playing the gravity of the situation being moved back to icu insisting it is really a precautionary move. doctors are expected to release more information later today. >> tom costello, thank you. this morning we are learning new information about the man who shot and killed a female new york city police officer in an unprovoked attack after the city's fourth of july celebrations. nbc's ron allen is outside that officer's precinct where there's been an outpouring of support. ron, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. the 46th precinct where was the
officer's home was away from home, especially respected and well known because she grew up in the neighborhood. she protected them where she gave her life. trib duutes in cards and flower are being left on the doorstep in a community that is heartbroken. >> no officer should ever being ambushed trying to do his or her job. >> reporter: prayers of comfort for the distraught family of officer familia. so determined to wear the blue she left her job as a nurse in her mid 30s to become one of new york's finest. usually working the night shift in the mobile command center where a gunman shot her in the head at point-blank range through a passenger side window. >> my partner's shot! my partner's shot! whe >> reporter: what police say was an unprovoked random station, a mother with 11-year-old twins and a 19-year-old daughter. >> she did her job and it was sad for her to go this way. >> reporter: new details about her killer, alexander bonds, 34,
twice convicted felon. out on parole. armed with a stolen gun. shot dead by police as he tried to escape. senior nypd officials tell nbc news they're now investigating whether bonds is the man in these videos making antipolice statements, posted on a facebook page, believed to be his. >> you say you about justice? i want justice. >> reporter: on the streets where the officer died, plagued by guns, gangs and drugs, grateful residents said she and her colleagues were making a difference. >> they had gotten better since the command center was posted there. >> reporter: and in the aftermath of this horrible tragedy, residents now vowing to step up their efforts to support the officers there to protect them. new york's governor has ordered flags flown as half-staff. the nation's top law enforcement officer, the u.s. attorney general, has praised the officer. an endless sea of blue is expected to arrive here once arrangements are announced and made to lay the fallen officer to rest. matt? savannah? >> ron, thank you very much.
breaking overnight, a powerful earthquake roused people from their sleep in western montana. it was a 5.8 quake, struck 11:30 local town near the town of lincoln, montana. this is an area of the country not known for earthquakes. it was felt as far away as spokane, washington. no immediate reports of injuries or major damage but there were scattered power outages in the area. hobby lobby has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to settle a federal case over smuggled iraqi artifacts. the arts and crafts chain has agreed to forfeit thousands of artifacts. prosecutors say those items were brought to this country illegally in packages that bore shipping labels that inaccurately described their contents as ceramic tiles. in a statement hobby lobby's president said they didn't know the items were from iraq and has put safeguards in place to ensure future acquisitions are properly vetted. now to the story we told you about at the top of the show.
united airlines apologizing once again, this time for giving a toddler's seat away to a stand-by passenger and forcing the boy's mother to hold the baby in her lap for entire flight. she says she bought two tickets for her trip from hawaii to boston but during a layover in houston a stand-by passenger came onboard and told her that her 2-year-old son was in his seat. well, she notified a flight attendant about the confusion but apparently was told the flight is full. so the teacher held the toddler in her lap for the flight, which was 3 1/2 hours. united says gate agents incorrectly scanned the boy's boarding pass showing that he was not on the flight. the airline says it is going to refund that ticket and provide a travel voucher. time for now the first check of weather. >> hey, guys. pouring rain down in the nation's capital. no severe storms but you can see how heavy the rain is indicated by yellows and oranges in that area. this extends into maryland, too, and will continue to affect the area through the morning, then we'll see scattered showers and
storms redevelop this afternoon all because of this frontal system slowly making its way to the east. that will trigger some of these storms up across upstate new york, back through pennsylvania, too. as those move eastward we could see as much as about two to three inches of rain from some of those heavier downpours. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast is in the next 30 seconds. which is such a dad thing to do. after he gave his name the woman from capital one said "mr. garner, are you related to jennifer?" kind of joking with him. and my dad was so proud to tell her, "as a matter of fact, she is my middle daughter". so now dad has the venture card, he's earning his double miles, and he made a friend at the company. can i say it? go ahead! what's in your wallet? nice job dad. . good thursday morning i'm meteorologist carrie hal as we take a look looking over san
francisco you can see that we have some low clouds rolling by. done to about 1,000 feet with the marine layer today. all clear in the south bay, san jose looking at sunshine. high temperatures will be up to sixtyism degrees and then mid-60s even into the weekend. inland areas are going to be hot making it up to 94 today and 97 degrees tomorrow. r latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, more on that even into the weekend. inland areas are going to be hot making it up to 94 today and 97 degrees tomorrow. amelia earhart. did the pioneering pilot survive her crash? we're going to hear from a woman who may have been the last person to see amelia earhart alive. and the popular electric tesla's are more affordable but their biggest model may bng thriei
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=banner= breaking news out of antioch this morning -- police say a three year-old toddler has died after the child found break news out of antioch this morning, sadly police say a 3-year-old toddler hads died after the child was found unresponsive in a swimming pool. it happened last night at a home on rocky point drive near john muir elementary school. toddler was rushed to the hospital but sadly could not be revived. police are investigating the incident but they believe of that it was an accident. let's turn now to the weather this morning. kind of hazy near the city. >> yeah, we are seeing some of the fog rolling by as we take a live look outside into castro. we're seeing the fog rolling over the golden gate bridge and it's all clear as we get a view outside in concord and that's where temperatures will be hottest today. up to 98 degrees. interior valleys and parts of the delta reaching into the mid
to upper 90s today and napa 91 degrees, oakland will see a high of 75. palo alto 85 degrees. and san jose heading up to 87 degrees. and as we go into the next several days you're temperatures will be hot especially in san jose. what's happening on the roads? definitely starting to see more trouble spots in the area for the south bay right nout now. we are seeing some slowing and reports of what appears to be a crash along northbound 17 right before bear creek road. it looks like the right hand shoulder may be blocked so definitely expect delays out of that area. also seeing some delays along the bridges, especially the san mateo bridge. about 20-min did he lay. westbound 80 towards the bay bridge about 16 minutes and westbound 580 towards richmond bridge about 13 minutes. at the san mateo bridge you can see stop and go traffic in that area. head out now because the traffic is starting to build up. back to you. we'll be back with another local news update for you in about a half and every half hour
hi, we're back now 7:30 on thursday morning. it's the 6th day of july, 2017. we have a massive crowd out on our plaza this morning. how massive you ask? >> yes. >> our executive producer going way, way out on a limb. >> on the record. >> saying this is not the biggest crowd of this summer, but he says this may be the biggest crowd we've ever had for a summer concert on the "today" show. >> it's going back to duane reade. >> great in concert. he was fantastic. >> yes. >> right after ricky martin. >> exactly. >> i didn't know where you were
going with that. >> in new york city. it's a big crowd. let's just leave it at that. >> a large crowd. >> let's take a look at stories making headlines today. the president peg out overpass acknowledging it was the russians who meddled in our elections last year. he also addressed escalating threat from north korea. it's day one of his overseas trip. he said north korea behaved dangerously. all this as he prepares to leave for g-20 summit and meeting with vladimir putin tomorrow. an emotional vigil wednesday night. new yorkers paid respect to fallen police officer miosotis familia who was killed sitting in her vehicle. they are looking for a motive for that unprovoked attack. steve scalise readmitted overnight. he was shot during a congressional baseball game three weeks ago. he's now fighting an infection. there's an outpouring of support on social media and he's certainly in our thoughts this
morning. >> let's talk about a story we did on the show yesterday. it got an awful lot of attention, captivated the world. here onned "today" show we talked about it, a photograph from the history channel which suggests amelia earhart and her navigator survived the crash in the pacific 80 years ago but were arrested by japanese military. tom costello broke that story with the history channel. he's back with even more evidence this morning. tom, what else do you have? >> good morning. we're now hearing from the last living person who may have seen earhart alive in japanese custody. she's now 91 years old. history channel investigators have uncovered evidence you'll see here that u.s. government -- that the u.s. government had indications earhart was being held captive. this morning with world headlines filled with that photo unearthed by the history channel, more evidence amelia earhart and navigator fred noonan may have survived a crash
landing in 1937. >> the world's most famous -- >> found in a secret military file in the national archives. retired fbi veteran shawn henry, now an nbc news analyst, took it to facial recognition expert for analysis. starting on the left, fred noonan. >> the hairline, a sharp receding hairline. the nose is very prominent. the teeth are just in the right place and the nose is in the right place. >> are you kidding me? that's fred noonan. >> then the woman sitting on the dock. >> the hair is too long for a man and too short for a woman who is a native. >> it looks like she's even wearing pants. >> that itself could be evidence. few women in the world wore pants in 1937, certainly not many pacific islanders. without a face to work from, gibson conducted body measurements comparing older
photos of earhart. >> so we're looking at the distance from the top of her head to her under arms, underarms to waist. looking at this, these three points line up. to find a caucasian woman with those measurements sitting on the dock, it's unusual. >> look, she's looking at cornerba koshu, towing the plane. compared with the haircut to the last known photo of earhart when she took off. experts say they crashed in the marshalls and were taken to a prison in saipan. a 12-year-old who lived in saipan at the time insisted she saw earhart in custody. she may have been the last person to see her alive. >> i didn't know it was a woman. i thought it was a man.
everybody was talking about her. they were talking in japanese. that's why i know she's a woman. they are talking about woman flyer. >> also discovered in the national archives, this catalog of government files on earhart referencing 170 pages, including information that earhart was a prisoner in the marshall islands. but that document is missing. >> we believe the united states government knew amelia earhart was in the marshalls and was in japanese custody. >> for a distant earhart relative, it all confirms that amelia was an american hero. >> i do think it's her in the photograph. i think she was the embodiment of the american spirit, the sense of adventure. i think she did amazing things. >> there are skeptics who say the photo isn't clear enough to know if it's noonan and earhart, earhart could not have flown that far off course, didn't have the fuel to fly that fuel. the history team believes she did have the fuel, did fly that far off course, they lay it out in the documentary and the story
is consistent with what locals said for decades. the two-hour documentary is sunday at 9:00. guys, back to you. >> tom, thank you. >> can't get enough of that. >> thanks to tom for doing the story. shawn henry, one of our favorites on the story anyway has done a great job putting this together with the history channel. >> so interesting to see him bring fbi expertise to a project like that. >> new assignment, loch ness monster. get on it. >> a check of the weather? >> storms back through minneapolis/st. paul through wisconsin. we do have severe thunderstorm watches and severe thunderstorm warnings this morning. also flash flood warnings. the storms are weakening a bit but still have potential for downpours, large hail and damaging winds as well. then we'll see storms continue through the afternoon, especially wisconsin. this enhanced area in dark orange here, that's where we could see the possibility of hail and damaging winds. we can't rule out an isolated tornado with supercells. it's all out ahead of this cold
front sagging to the south and east. then eventually will bring scattered showers and storms across upstate new york and back across pennsylvania as we go through friday afternoon and some of those storms have potential to be severe. not an outbreak but supercells could develop. meantime, heavy rain across washington, d.c. maryland through the morning a we are looking at some mostly sunny skies and hotter temperatures for the valleys today. and in oakland expect a hive 70 degrees, san jose aint 87 and 96 in livermore and morgan hill. we'll keep those cooler temperatures along the coastline. in the 60s and 70s and the next several days. morning fog not going anywhere. the inland areas willing brielt and sunny and reaching upper 90s by tomorrow. next week we're going to see some 90s and those temperatures will be very slow to cool down next week. you can find your full
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my apologies. with shares dwindling on their more expensive model will this be tesla's biggest model yet. >> now you. >> expecting to roll out the charge of demand for new affordable vehicles, nbc's joe prior has that story. >> hard to imagine anything with a price tag starting at $35,000 is a bargain, but that's the case with tesla's much anticipated, much cheaper model 3. took to twitter saying model 3 passed all regulatory limits for production two weeks ahead of schedule which means the first one will roll off friday with 100 cars expected in august, 1500 in september and plans to make 20,000 a month in december. the model 3 is a huge test for tesla, which is now entering the world of mass production. >> step three, the final step in the master plan, which is a mass market, affordable car. >> until now, teslas were luxury
cars reserved for the wealth y, some with six-figure price tags. with the model 3, the company hopes to bring electric vehicles to the masses, a car that can travel 215 miles in a single charge. >> this is really important for the future of the world. we have record high co2 levels. >> tesla isn't the only company with a mission to reduce its carbon footprint. wednesday volvo announced all models after 2019 will be electric or hybrid, the first mainstream model to do so. not just it that he's looking for. >> tesla and elon musk are creating a lifestyle i want to be a part of. a product and a system that we can move forward in the future and really be proud of and take away our dependency on oil. >> he's one of about 400,000 eager customers on the waiting list for the new tesla. >> i feel like i'm not just getting the car but future software upgrades. >> the latest worth $16 billion
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7:49 on this thursday morning. let's go over to carson. he's talking about something i have to say i watched, couldn't believe. >> you see this in baseball but this is worse. american tennis player, ranked number one for americans in singles. he's competing at wimbledon. not only a huge star on tennis court but a huge star on twitter following this moment that went viral. show you again. you can see him here in his winning match against garrin. a young fan calls for his towel, he to see it. a guy in the front row there seemingly just snags the towel away from the kid. can you see him wrestling there. not wanting to let this go, he takes to twitter writing, if anyone knows the kid who unfortunately got the towel ripped out of his hand, tweet me, i'll be sure to get him one. that opened the flood gate. embarrassing as a true tennis fan, old timer should be ashamed. richard adding, bully shouldn't
get away with this. even tennis star andy murray's mother got in on this. if you're in the blue polo shirt and hat, you should be ashamed. shaking her finger. amazingly his agent said they were able to track down the kid, gave invites to future matches. check this out, he's got invites to u.s. open, australian open and that's the french open right there. they are all sending him towels, too. finally thanks to social media, guys, a happy end to towelgate. >> who is the guy, the towel stealer. >> we should put his nim out there. >> send shawn henry to find him. >> i want to know, carson, do we know if he's british. please say he's not american. >> i don't know. i just don't know. anybody recognizes him, let us know. >> it's brutal. it's really brutal. >> thank you, carson.
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. >> i have some pretty severe things we're thinking about. >> this has president trump admits russia medicdled in our election. >> i think it was russia but i think it was probably other people and/or countries. i see nothing wrong with that statement. >> we're live overseas with the president. girls and boys --
>> is this child smart, not smart? >> smart. >> how children look at each other and themselves. the lessoned learned early that can impact a lifetime. ♪ and singing with sheeran. it's one of the biggest concerts of the summer and we can't wait for pop superstar ed sheeran to take our plaza by storm on this day, thursday, july 6th, 2017. >> we're about to have our first ed sheeran danceoff. let's hit it. ♪ >> how long have you guys been here? >> since yesterday! >> ed sheeran! >> he looked right at you. >> he did? ♪ >> tell me why you love ed
sheeran? >> because i listen to his music almost every single day. >> where's ed? ♪ >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." it is a thursday morning but it's feeling like friday. we have so many people out here on this plaza. some say this is the biggest crowd we've had. certainly the biggest crowd we've had all year. >> it's massive. it goes all the way back to the inflatable ballerina. you don't see that very often. >> we'll get you caught up now. time now for your news at 8:00. >> reporter: just this morning president trump in his remarks to the people of warsaw here touted his support from polish americans back home and
emphasized the strong alliance between the dtwo countries. his biggest headlines came earlier today at his first press conference overseas where he hinted at consequences for north korea. and just a day before that crucial meeting with the russian president, seemed to cast doubt on the intelligence assessment that moscow interfered in our election. a warm warsaw welcome for president trump. >> america loves poland. and america loves the polish people. thank you. >> his remarks coming after his first press conference overseas where he took aim at north korea. >> there are consequences for their very, very bad behavior. >> the president sharp but not specific. >> i don't like to talk about what i have planned, but i have some pretty severe things that we're thinking about. that doesn't mean we're going to do them. >> reporter: he'll head to hamburg for the g 20 summit and ahead of that critical first
face to face with vladimir putin declined to definitively say that russia meddled with our election. will you once and for all definitively say that russia interfered with the election? >> i think it was russia and it could have been a lot of people interfered. i said it very simply. i think it could very well have been russia but i think it could well have been other countries and i won't be specific. >> reporter: on foreign soil slamming his predecessor president obama. >> he did nothing about it. he thought hillary clinton was going to win. if he thought i was going to win, he would have done plenty about it. >> reporter: you again state you think it was russia. your intelligence agencies have been far more definitive. they say it was russia. why won't you agree with them and say it was? >> mistakes have been made. i agree. i think it was russia but i think it was probably other
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society change, lovely, a study from nyu in princeton shows some negative stereotypes persist, especially with our girls. the results of the study are so eye-opening. >> are you smart? are you? >> i'm, like -- >> medium? >> yeah. >> are you smart? >> i'm smart. >> very smart or medium smart? >> very smart. >> but do little girls think they are just as smart as boys? that is the question that drove nyu psychologist andre, and princeton philosopher's latest research. for the study, 400 boys and girls, ages 5-7, answered questions. why little children? why did you go to the 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, and 7-year-olds? >> you know that children are incredible social sponges soaking up the cues in their environments, so if these stereotypes exist in the
environments, it's likely children pick up on them. >> thank you so much for coming in. take a seat in the red chair. >> to demonstrate, 36 children in a school in a new york suburb using the methods of and under the guidance of the lead researcher and the team. take a look. >> i'm looking at a picture of a child now. the child in this picture can always answer even the hardest questions from the teacher. is this child smart, not smart, or not sure? >> smart. >> that's exactly right. i need to tell you some stories. >> then told a story with no gender assigned. >> there's lots of people, one person who is really smart. can you guess who is really smart? >> reporter: kids chose who was smart. the man or the woman. >> which do you think it is? >> reporter: results were surprising. especially to mothers of young girls. >> i can see the boys at that
age, you know, picking boys because they are boys, but funny to see the girls also. >> we need to address this problem and address it now. the stereotypes about who can be smart limit our little girls' choices, aspirations, believes about what they can and cannot do with life. it's starting at age 6. that means if we have conversation about college kids, someone who is 18, that's 12 years they've lived with the stereotype. >> reporter: and it's too late? >> it's too late. >> reporter: researchers found subtle changes and perceptions about who is smart starts at a young age, but the study authors insist, shocker, the average iq of boys and girls are identical. >> did girls continuously pick the male figure? >> by the end of the segment. there's a plan for parents out there. we are raising boys or girls, are members of society.
the messages we send are lost. >> you have to pound it in their head, i have a 2 and 4-year-old, and i say there's nothing you can't do, anything you want. >> don't you wonder, what cues are we sending? what messages are they soaking up? >> i won't give away the whole story, but it's not just up to you. whatever messaging you give your chill, it's not just you. see how baked into the society the messaging is. this is what you'll do. you'll want an action plan. >> you set me up. book smart and common sense smart too. >> yes. these four very smart women are going to stick around with the medium smart guys here, and we're going to keep trending, all right. >> see the rest of the story sunday night. >> yes. >> the plug. ready for this? yesterday in new york city, there was a bit of a scare. some construction workers were digging down in the flat iron area when they pulled up this. >> oh. what?
>> this. what do you think that is? >> a missile. >> rocket ship? >> they thought it was a bomb, a missile, an ordnance from world war ii, so they shut down the area. they evacuated some office buildings there only to discover what it was. it's a time capsule. >> wow. >> filled with old documents. which got us thinking a couple things. first of all, who dine designed a time capsule to look like a bomb. >> maybe just a donut. >> exactly. most likely to be taken to the police range to be destroyed, but that got me thinking about this. what would you, if we create personal time capsules, what one item would you put in? >> something to represent 2017 america? >> no, you. >> oh. >> you, personally. >> like, something with my kids and spanx. >> spanx. >> really, that's what we're all about. >> i don't know. i got a signed masters visor by
arnold palmer to me. that might be it. >> i thought about this yesterday. i want to put pictures in, but i don't have actual pictures. put a laptop in to see the pictures, but you won't see the pictures then. >> is it, like, something that reflects you? >> personal time capsule. >> i have one thing that matters in life now. i think i'd do the pregame journal scribblings to my daughter, save the pregame stuff. she's all i think of now when i think so of something. that's it. >> that's what all of us would do. i don't know. maybe starbucks instant coffee for the future? in the future, i think people would appreciate that. >> put my iphone, there's everything. all the pictures. >> think twice about that. >> long gone. >> fidget spinner? >> oh. >> real quickly, if we created a
time capsule for "today" to let people know in a future century what the "today" show was about, what would it be? >> you. >> i may still be here. i don't know. >> matt? >> favorite strip from pop star. >> yes! >> you want to put that in the round file. we start with george stepping out for the first time with the twins. new parents avoided cameras since the twins arrived into the world. they were born in early june, you might recall, but there are photos of the couple with twins in tow. they are seen getting out of the plane each holing a baby carrierment they landed in milan, italy where they have their home. too bad the kids are roughing it. up next, ryan reynolds voiced support for a fan who wanted to get back at her ex. she posted this to twitter
saying her and her boyfriend broke up, so she replaced his face. good choice. ryan saw the pictures and replied, quote, we should pho photoshow me over yearbook picture. don't mess with gabby. ed broke the record in the u.k., if you didn't know, one of the songs became thee most streamed song in the u.k. [ applause ] this is incredible. anybody know the answer? put out two songs for -- "shape of you," according to charts company, you just surpassed drake's one dance, 184 million streams since january. >> wow. go, ed. >> rock the plaza too. >> you're not competitive at all. >> no. take that, drake. >> the daily click today, adorable. this is river, a golden retriever, taking the internet
by storm to balance objects on his head like this viral video. check it out, river sitting perfectly. there's a cup on his head. what she puts in the cup after a concert on the plaza? an ice cold beer. pours it into the cup. river does not move. >> wow. >> adopted a few years ago says he loves the attention from balancie ining objects on the h. to keep trends going, the fidget spinner. can he? >> can he? >> wow! oh, my gosh. >> how about that? how about that, people. >> this woman has too much time on her hands. >> that dog in the background, man, that river is unbelievable. >> that's cool. >> cute. >> we're going to walk ed there, talk in a second, and, by the way, megyn kelly, huge fan of yours. huge fan of yours. >> love it. >> only concert i came to all summer. don't miss the others. >> dylan, what about a check of
the weather? >> all right. today's weather is brought to you by yoplait, dedicating this program to moms everywhere. do what tastes right. mom on. it is building in the southwest. we have in the northwest already some heat advisories issues lasting through friday, and in the southwest, we have heat warnings issued lasting through the end of the week because of the temperatures well above 110 degrees. this area of high pressure builds in, a dome of hot air, we are looking at highs in portland, oregon, 88 degrees, 105 in redding, california. vegas 112. salt lake city after breaking a record yesterday, 101. billings, montana, 96, 11 degrees above average, and this weekend, it will cool off a bit, staying hot, vegas at 107 by monday in boise, 95. that's what's going on around the country. here's a peek out your window. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall.
we are still seeing some clouds rolling across san francisco, although we are getting a lot more sunshine across the city. it is now going to warm up to 66 degrees today, and 68 degrees tomorrow. we keep those 60s for the weekend while the inland areas are going to get really hot. starting today, up to 94 degrees, more sunshine tomorrow, and expect a high of 97. we'll see more 90s for the weekend, and the first part of next week, and temperatures still in the upper 80s by the middle of next week. if you head out, find us on channel 108, the home of the don and mazz show. matt? >> not leaving the top ten since the release back in march, and with that success as well as his world tour selling out within minutes, i'm guessing you're having a a good summer. good morning. >> nice to be here. having a good summer. >> there's a couple other stats that was number one, i mentioned
it was no. 1 in 102 countries. we didn't know there was 102 countries. name them all, go ahead. set a record-breaking 375 million streams over the first week of the release, and "rolling stone" called the a great album of 2017. >> oh, that's nice. >> did you have that expectation going into releasing the album? >> no, no. i wanted the record over time to be considered better than the first two, but, yeah, for that amount happening all at once was pretty shocking, how many people listen to that, so, yeah, it was good. >> took a year out the spotlight, not like you were doing nothing, but working on the music and chilling a little as my son would say. what was the best part of that time? >> oh, i don't know because it was quite a weird thing.
toured for five years, and it was waking up, like, i have to do something today, and then being like, oh, no, i don't actually. it was getting my head around that, but making the album was great fun. i got to make that at my home, which i usually make records on the road, so, yeah, it was fun. >> read an article about you saying despite the wild ride you've been on over the last few years, you remain pretty grounded. true or false? >> yeah. >> yeah? >> i mean, i think so. we all have moments, but, yeah, my parents brought me up to be normal. >> you still have a house near where you grew up? >> yep. >> still hang out with your old mates? >> they are my only friends. i got 12 really close mates, two on tour with me at the moment. close friends. came with a lot of perks. >> who was most likely in the life to pummel you if your ego
gets out of control? >> my dad. my dad is my tour manager, security guard, my -- >> a lot of people with you. >> yes. >> handle twitter quickly. >> yes. >> the story was you quit twitter because of trolls. >> no, mate, they made so much a big deal. i got asked in an interview if i read negative things. well, i think you can go twitter -- i still post on instagram and twitter, but i'm not waking up and read something and be, like, oh, that's rude. like, i don't want to do that, but everyone's made a huge deal out of it. >> you should read tweets this morning because the fans are tweeting like crazy. >> that's the thing. there's so much positivity out there. i'm just saying, as, i don't know, look at that, as a human being, we always read the one negative one, and -- >> that sticks with you. >> ignoring the others. i don't want to do that. i'm not that -- that's -- i don't know. it's just foolish to do. when there's so much love out there in the world to look at
the negative stuff, i'm just choosing not to read it, but, yeah, i did see yesterday you guys had a chat about it. >> yeah. your name came up once or twice. they will tweet bad things about me if i don't get you out there, so can we walk out there for a second, and let's talk as we walk out about how long some of these people have been out there. some came yesterday. the line stretched all the way down 48th street, down 6th avenue, know where radio music hall? >> i do, yeah. >> there, past 57th street. how do you get your arms around the fact that people are willing to line up that far in advance to watch you play in the morning? >> i was a big fan when i was younger -- >> who did you line up to see? >> i lined up to see green day. i lined up to see jason maraz. front and center in shows in
england, so, like, i certainly understand it. hey, hey, how you doing, guys? [ cheers and applause ] how you doing. >> giving you a chance befor i )m ... the suspect behind deadly hit-and-run crash on good thursday morning. it's 8:26. i'm sam brock. the suspect behind a deadly hit-and-run crash on highway 4 in concord is now facing murder charges and could appear in court later today. he's also facing dui charges for friday night's crash. chp says that wilson veered off an off ramp, hitting another car, killing two boys inside as well as injuring their mother and 3-month-old sibling. according to pleasanton police, just days before that crash, wilson was arrested for making threats against employees at stone ridge mall. very, very sad story there. let's get a check of your commute. you're seeing a pickup across the board. >> unfortunate if you're on the road because we're seeing more traffic out there, and, yes, a few more crashes, especially for
the east bay area. now, 880 has seen a number of minor fender-benders and it's still looking to recover, but just as it starts to recover another one happens. then we're also seeing more backup along 580 as well. definitely seeing stop-and-go traffic, also along the 24 route, well, this is where we're see definitely seeing about a 45-minute delay in that area. those speed sensors are picking up a lot of backup and even the bridges as well, westbound 80 bay bridge about 14 minutes, westbound 580 about 14 minutes. palo alto, stop-and-go traffic. >> it'll get worse than that. is zblooinchtsds si igtd-hw here.
i brought t-shirts. who wants a t-shirt. wait a minute, it's like a t-shirt scramble. torrey, you're from florida, right? i heard you, you never win anything? >> yes, i won passes and flew all the way here to see him. i'm excited. >> that's exciting. i was going to give you a t-shirt but you already have one. >> i'm so excited. i'm doing to wear this every day and never take it off. >> let me ask you this, how would you feel if citi had tickets to see your concert tonight. are you available? >> yeah. yeah. i'm available. >> all right, torrey, you've got it. she's going to the concert tonight. over to you guys. >> savannah, thank you very much. >> we're going to get our own ed sheeran concert here. ed, you know we're dying. we want wait much longer. >> first dylan, let's get a check of the weather.
>> a couple of sprinkles out here. not going to rain heavy. we are looking at spotty showers with clouds. heavier rain will move in early across the northeast. we will see the chance of severe storms back through the midwest on saturday record heat is likely out west from pacific northwest to southwest. we're also looking at heavy rain along golf course. it's beautiful across atlantic and northeast on sunday. temperature in the mid-80s, hot that's what's going on around the country. here's a peek out your window. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have a lot of sunshine starting out this thursday as we take a look at the south bay and the peninsula. it's 63 degrees. the trivalley now at 64 degrees. and the north bay 53. san francisco sill seeing some low visibility across the golden state bridge and some drizzle there, 54, and the east bay seeing temperatures now at 60 degrees and heading up to 75 today in oakland. san jose up to 87 degrees, livermore up to 96 and the
hottest temperatures today will be in concord. >> announcer: citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> this crowd eagerly awaiting ed sheeran but before he takes over the concert stage, here is an amazing look at ed sheeran's rise to fame ♪ >> 26-year-old ed sheeran earned every bit of his success the old-fashioned way. the singer songwriter came up the ranks from open mic nights to selling out international tours. he's now a multi-grammy award winner an one of the biggest artists in the industry. ♪ thinking out loud maybe we found love right where we are ♪ >> with over 26 million albums sold, 5 billion spotify streams
and albums. his latest album "divide" debuted at the top of the charts and already number one in 102 countries around the world. but before he conquers the rest of the world, ed sheeran is here to rock our citi concert stage. ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, ed sheeran. ♪ ♪
friends ♪ ♪ i've not seen the roaring fields in so long i know i don't way to go home ♪ ♪ i'm on my way ♪ ♪ ♪ i missed the way you make me feel ♪ ♪ it's when we watch the sun set over the coast and rolling hills ♪ ♪ smoking cigarettes running from the law in back fields ♪ ♪ getting drunk with my friends ♪ ♪ my first kiss on a friday
night i don't reckon that i did it right ♪ ♪ i was younger then take me back we found out ♪ ♪ by cheap spirits and drink them straight ♪ ♪ my friends ♪ on my way to go home ♪ i'm on my way ♪ singing to tiny dancer ♪ i miss the way you make me feel and it's real we watched the sunset over the castle on the hill ♪ ♪ watched the sunset over the
castle on the hill ♪ ♪ one friend left to sell clothes ♪ ♪ one works down by the coast one had two kids but lives alone ♪ ♪ one's brother overdosed ♪ one's already on his second wife one's just barely getting by ♪ ♪ but these people raised me ♪ and i can't wait to go home ♪ i'm on my way i still remember these old country lanes ♪ sing it out ♪ ♪ when we did not know the answers and i miss the way you make me feelal and it's real ♪ ♪ when we watched the sunset over the castle on the hill ♪
trust me i'll give it a chance ♪ ♪ my hands up, jukebox and we start to dance ♪ ♪ i'mrl y know i want you your love was ending for somebody like me ♪ ♪ come on now follow my lead ♪ i may be crazy ♪ let's not talk to much, grab my waist and put that body on me come on follow my lead ♪ ♪ i'm in love with you shape of you ♪ push and pull like a magnet ♪ my heart, too i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ last night you were in my room now my bedsheets smell like you ♪ ♪ discovered something brand-new i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ i'm in love with your body
♪ oh i oh i oh i ♪ i'm in love with your body discovering something brand-new ♪ ♪ i'm in love with the shape ♪ one week in we let the story begin we're going out on our first date. >> you and me are thrifty so you go all you can eat. >> full up your bag and i fill up a plate ♪ ♪ we talk for hours and hours about the sweet and sour and how your family is doing okay ♪ ♪ and leave and get in a taxi then kiss in the back seat ♪ ♪ tell the driver make the radio play ♪ ♪ i'm singing like girl, you know i want your love your love was handmade for somebody like me ♪ ♪ come on now follow my lead ♪ ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you we push and pull like a magnet do ♪ ♪ although my heart is faunllin
too. >> i'm in love with your body last night you were in my room and now my bedsheets smell like you ♪ ♪ every day discovering something brand-new ♪ ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ oh i oh i oh i oh i ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ every day discovering something brand-new i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ ♪ come on be my baby ♪ come on ♪ come on be my baby ♪ come on ♪ come on be my baby ♪ come on ♪ come on be my baby ♪ come on ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you we push and pull like a magnet do ♪ ♪ although my heart is falling too i'm in love with your body now ♪ ♪ last night you were in my room ♪
♪ now my bedsheets smell like you ♪ ♪ every day discovering something brand-new i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ come on be my baby come on i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ i'm in love with your body come on be my baby come on i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ discovering something brand-new i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> ed has got more music coming up on this thursday morning. but first this is "today" on nbc.
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ she played the fiddle in an irish band fell in love with english man kissed her on the neck then took her by the hand ♪ ♪ a cigarette brother played the girl gaelic ink on your arm ♪ ♪ said it was one of my friends should took jamie as a chaser jack for fun got arthur on the table with johnny riding a shot done ♪ ♪ played the affiliates in an irish band fell in love with an englishman ♪ ♪ just want to dance.
galway girl ♪ ♪ galway girl. >> beat me at darts pool, kissed me like nobody else in the room stood on the stool after dancing the ceiling. singing to me ♪ ♪ she played a fiddle in an irish band fell in love with an englishman kiss her on the neck baby i just want to dance ♪ ♪ my pretty little galway girl ♪ my galle galway girl ♪ my my my galway girl my my my galway girl ♪ ♪ closing time holding her hand ♪ ♪ whiskey and wine
♪ i walked her home took me inside finished doritos and bottle of wine ♪ ♪ so right about galway girl and perfect night ♪ ♪ played the fiddle in irish band fell in love with english mman kissed her on the neck then took her by the hand prp baby just want to dance galway girl my galway girl ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> hear more from ed sheeran and all the summer artists at
♪ galway girl >> we have had a great morning with ed sheeran. we want to congratulate you again for drawing the biggest crowd we have had at a summer concert. >> that's right. ed sheeran trending today on twitter, thanks to your concert. very exciting. >> by the way, i don't think i've seen a happier crowd here in forever. i mean, you've really done it. >> we love you. >> where are you off to next?
>> i go to toronto tonight. >> lucky people. >> don't leave us. >> come back. megyn, your first concert, not too shabby. >> i'm not able to speak yet. >> ed sheeran has more music to come on thursday morning. i )m ... ==topvo== tens of thousands of peop visiting lake good thursday morning. at 8:56 i'm sam brock. summertime, tens of thousands of people going to visit lake tahoe, but it is proving to be a dangerous time to be at the lake. sheriff's deputies say there have already been about 21 rescues this summer season, and that includes deaths. a kiick kai yakker joined on the fourth of july trying to swim in rough and cold conditions. rescue crews say he was knocked out of the kayak no more than 30
or 40 feet from the shore but was wearing a life jacket at the time. it's not just the lake that's dangerous. water rescues are piling up along the upper truckee river. officials remind people to keep an eye on your pets. a couple have drowned this week as well. happening right now at the university of california, five minutes away from releasing its fall admission data. that information and report has details on where students are coming from, the demographics and how many the school is taking. it will be available on the yaufrt of california's website. starting today, the contra costa clerk recorder's office has extended hours on thursdays. visitors will be able to drop to the office until 7:30 p.m. those hours will last through august 31st. that will do it right now. but we'll be back with more news in just 30 minutes. back to the "today" show. ♪
this morning on "today" take, who snags a snack with dean. he picks three lucky bachelorettes, plus ed sheeran hits the summer concert stage, plus, design on a dime, flee easy hacks to redo your bedroom coming up right now. rom nbc news, this is "today's" take live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, welcome to "today" on thursday morning, july 6, 2017. you know who you are listening to. sing, by ed sheeran, our summer concert star, and this is chris, by the way -- not ed sheeran, but that was dean. >> what's up, world.
>> always got a mic. >> ed sheeran. >> can i tell you something? looks like he's happy to hold that microphone. >> comfortable with it. >> ladies and gentlemen, dean's son. >> that's my son, christopher. he's here, walked around last night, rockefeller center, and people were camped out, living on the street, like laid out for blocks. >> police department said 12,000 people. >> serious? >> to see ed this morning. >> when i came in this morning from uptown so you know that's on 49th street, where i stop, all these people lined up around 57th, picture new york city blocks that are really long, and, like, you know, must be something else going on. no way they are that far down. it was for ed sheeran. >> we got to meet him before the thing out there. >> so nice. >> nicest guy in the world. >> so sweet, down to earth. talked earlier, his family keeps him grounded.
his dad would smack him around if his head got too big. >> i still smack my son around. >> he's cute. he's super tall. >> one to talk. >> so cute. >> no. >> i want to know what he wants to say. we keep cutting him off. >> oh, no, that's all right. that's all right. you talk, i'll jump in whenever. >> oh, jump right in. >> are you hot? >> sweating. it's family. it's your kid. it's stuff. >> i know. it is. >> yeah. you'll see, you two. >> yeah. >> we're not there yet. >> not there at all. >> almost. >> it was cool to take him outside, though, and, you know -- >> got pictures with him. amazing. walk around last night. it was great, first time in new york for a long time for him, just great fun, and ed is so talented. >> so watch what he does with the whole machine thing that he uses. >> yeah. >> makes one sound and puts that in, makes another sound. every time i see it, it's fascinating.
>> genius. we say it over and over how grounded he is, but if we put it in perspective, people go into the dressing rooms, close the door, completely fine. >> that's me, i do that. >> diva. >> doing warmups, but he's out and about chilling. normal. >> yeah. >> he's performing later for us this hour. what a treat. >> yes, yes. >> have you slept outside for a concert or would you ever? >> no. >> no? >> nobody you'd do it for? >> when i was a kid, maybe, 1977, saw my first concert ever, kiss. >> oh, nice. >> that was just before you came into the world. >> a year later. beautiful brown bundle of joy was born in 1978. >> oh, who was that? >> exactly. >> then '84, dylan was born, '81. born in 86. >> no. >> seriously? >> yeah. >> you're the grandpa here. not right. >> 77, and it was kiss, it was great, wouldn't have camped out. would your son camp out?
chris, would you camp out? >> what? >> we have to introduce -- >> that's my mom. >> you -- this is terrifying day for me today, let's be honest. >> i have to explain. today is the day that dean is going to meet the lovely -- that's why he's sweaty. he's nervous knowing today is about to change. >> surprised he sign up for this. >> yoeng wi don't know why. you did that, i did that thing. >> so our executive producer and your mom chose a potential date for you. we'll play this dating game, and you're going on a date with one of them. >> i trust the producer the most. >> you should. >> #blindfold. >> wow. >> that's a good thing, right? you're not -- >> first date, crazy to go blindfolded. >> you guys at home would see, will see, but he won't. >> you're going to be blindfolded throughout the whole thing? >> i don't know. >> part of it? >> the whole time?
>> we have monitors -- >> you know why? >> love transcends sight. >> exactly. it's about depth. >> remind me of that in five minutes. i don't know why i'm doing this, but hang on to your short. >> that's your mom, sharon? >> yeah. >> are you ready, mom? >> i'm ready. >> sounds confident. >> that terrifies me, though, because she'll say anything. i said it before, she'll say anything. five second delay should be on. >> wow. >> warning everybody up front. >> chris, how do you feel? >> i'm just here to approve. >> if my son doesn't like somebody, it won't work. >> not because it's going to be good, but this is international kissing day. >> is that a surprise? >> look at those lips. >> you can -- i have a draeess
with the top part had kisses on it. i would have worn it had i known. >> that would have been nice. >> do you wear that often? >> no. it's printed on with whatever they print on material on. >> have you worn that on the show? >> i have not. >> feel like that's inappropriate. >> would have been appropriate today. >> you can't talk about thunderstorms with kisses all over your dress. how does that work? >> odd, right? >> like there's a vortex. >> according to survey from match.com and color pop, listen to this, 70% of singles believe there's such a thing as a perfect kiss. 29% are still waiting for the best kiss of their life. 29% of the people. >> so, like, 40% found the perfect kiss. >> way to see that half full. >> yeah. is that true? >> am i waiting? >> have you found it? have you had it? >> i hope so.
i think so. i think it should be in a -- in the survey, they said, we're not talking about -- just a -- >> how did that go? >> makes me uncomfortable. >> whole topic is uncomfortable. i don't know why. >> why? i'm about to go on a date, so -- >> that's true. >> i have to be comfortable. >> have that e epiphany kiss. >> maybe i had it. >> one of the producers is going with him. >> really? >> yeah. >> oh, my gosh. erin? where is she? >> like at the table? >> like three tables over. >> she's going to chaperon. >> so much more awesome. >> so i don't get out of control. not being too forward? chap roaned, is that it? >> will you will able to ignore the fact there's a camera? what camera? i'll be like this.
>> it's a cell phone camera? >> across the street. >> exactly. >> one of these, yeah. >> like this one. talk to me normal. sure. great. >> i like that. i'm ready for it. >> ready? >> before that, we have throwback thursday. >> yes. keeping you in suspense. >> a e photo you will not believe. neither is dean. wait until you dsee -- have you seen it? >> it's unfortunate? >> back after this. >> great, what a day i'm having.
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torture dean on commercial break. it's like a freezer in here so dean doesn't have to squirm. >> dylan has goosebumps. >> we're back with our co-host, dean. this is an epic photo your mom has sent into us. let's take a look at it. >> my mom is in the photo. not the guy in the middle. on the bottom left. >> stunning. >> look at mom. >> wow. >> i thought this was just a really good "playboy" bunny costume. >> no. >> she was an actual -- >> she was a bunny back in the old days? >> uh-huh. >> uh-huh. >> i'd go to work, you were a month old. >> is this uncomfortable for you to see this? >> springs right back like that. >> you had a month old baby. >> and i was 19. >> she said a month old, i was probably about eight months old by then. just throwing it out there. >> i remember the stitches.
>> no. not at all. mom was a bunny. we knew that up front. my parents were kids of the '60s. they grew up in the '60s. it was a little bit of a hippy household. >> california kid. >> that was nothing. >> just part of life. >> another one, part of this is your life series before you meet your love. >> do it. >> back in time to 1984. >> '84. >> one of your first -- she was like one. first on screen rolls, this was a film called "charlie and the talk talking buzzer." >> that's me. >> who is that. >> charlie. chris is his name. remember that far back. >> this is a family affair, this whole movie. mom was part of it, too. >> she was makeup and hair. my grandma was catering. you know what, i have a real bone to pick with my dad. i've never been paid for this. >> this was his thing. >> screen actors guild.
i haven't been paid for that. that man owes me $27.50. >> look at you now. >> so your dad directed it. >> produced it, directed it, wrote it back in the day. >> i've never heard of it. >> it's cute. i'm not throwing you under the bus, dad. >> somebody put it on youtube. >> charlie and the buzzard. the title says it all "charlie and the talking buzzard." fascinating. >> you have an archive. >> yes. >> afternoon, wednesday, i should go into my vault and try to find a picture for today. this is many shoeboxes full of pictures i have. >> you do know you can digitize now. >> this is like the good way to go through it. you keep flipping. they are in no sort of order whatsoever. i decided to pick this picture. it's a photo from good old days when a birthday was just your family, birthday cake. >> i love that. >> i got to cut the cake.
my mom trusted me with that knife right there. >> good times. >> fun times. >> we had an ice cream theme. i didn't even talk to you and i picked the first time my twins ever had ice cream because i remember that day. they couldn't even walk yet. look how they were looking at him like they add prior him so much. i know, you know what, today is a good day to have ice cream. i remember putting it on their tongues and it was like, what just happened. look at clara's face, can you please put that on my tongue again. >> i still feel that way about ice cream. >> i do, too. >> do you have to do weather now? >> it's a great ice cream day special in parts of the country where temperatures are hot. let's focus on storms moving through northwestern wisconsin. we do have severe storms producing possibly large hail, damaging winds. tornadoes would be isolated at best. 13 million people under risk of stronger storms today. all ahead of this cold front moving to the south and east in areas like chicago could see
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answers to a couple of questions. first let's find out why the women were chosen. first let's find out why they were chosen. sharon, hi. >> how are you? >> tell us about the woman you've chosen. >> beautiful, smart, tall, and made me laugh. >> okay. should we bring her out. >> hey. >> can we say all the moms in the studio are dying. >> hi. how are you? >> do you want to say hi to dean? >> i do. hi, dean. your parents are the funniest people i've ever met in my life. i've heard such great things about you, and i cannot wait to find out more about you on our date tonight. >> i like the confidence. >> tammy, tell us about your pick? >> i will tell you that i've had the opportunity to get to know dean fairly well over the past couple of months with the number of times he's co-hosted the 9:00 and 10:00. he has not been shy about telling me what he's looking for
in a woman, and i am positive that my friend is going to be his kryptonite. >> i like this. >> this is serious competition. date number two, would you like to say hi to dean. >> hi, dean. very nice to meet you. i'm so flattered to be here. thank you so much for having me, and i hope to have the pleasure of meeting you later. >> all right. she sheinelle, you're up. >> we've all had a chance to meet dean over the last few months, especially me. i know what he's looking for. i found someone, fun, feminine, has her own company, we go out and laugh. if you want to go out with somebody and have a good time. she's cute. >> come to think about it, you're superman, she used to be a reporter back in the day before she started her own company. >> number three, would you like to say hello to dean. >> hi, dean, i often go by
"wonder woman." >> dean, i want to find how you're feeling so far. are you feeling more confident once the game has started? >> no. >> i will say there are three lovely ladies over here. >> i believe you 100%. >> okay. so we've got a whole bunch of questions lined up. are you ready for this? >> we're ready. >> how excited are you to be involved in this whole process? is it nerve-racking for you like it is for him. >> it's been a lot of fun, really exciting. >> i think it's so fun. i'm often behind the scenes so it's really fun to be in front of the camera. >> it's super exciting to be here. >> i'm living a day in the life of tammy, which is really exciting. >> before we get to the questions, what exactly are you looking for in a woman? >> right now i can't see anything, so i'm not looking. i don't know. i'm looking for someone who is funny, intelligence, kind, and then you know all those other things like beautiful and sexy
and fantastic. >> well, because i can see them, we've got that last one checked off. >> all right. >> all three are beautiful and sexy. are you guys feeling confident? >> game on. >> in your choices? i don't know. hearing what each of you has to offer, i think this is going to be fun. okay. so when we get back, dean gets to ask these three ladies some of his own questions. who will be lois lane to his superman? we'll find out who he chooses to go on a date with. this is coming up after news and weather. >> how exciting is this, ladies. nearly fifty years at of experiencety, has taught us that we're not so different. we all want to be healthy humans. we all want strong bodies for our families, who we love... most of the time. the drive to whip up a gourmet dinner... or order out, and destroy the evidence. and healthy hearts to pursue our passions, celebrate friends' victories... and endure their endless victory dances. we get it, you're good at bowling.
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the suspect behind deadly hit-and-run crash on highway four in concord is facing murder charges and could appear in court today. =vo= . lemuel wilson is also facing d-u-i chars good morning, a man is facing murder charges and could be charged in court today. he is also facing dui charges for the friday night crash. he veered off of an off ramp, hitting another car and killing the two boys in that car injuring the driver, a mom, and her three month old son. just days before the crash, willton was arrested for making threats against employees at the stoneridge mall. today, governor jerry brown will make a statement on climb
change. president trump right now is in germany for the g 20 summit. other officials will be negotiating part of the paris climate change agreement. the "new york times" says governor brown will address the global citizen festival there. a climate action summit meeting in san francisco. it is 9:27 right now, a look at your weather and traffic as we go closer to the weekend, right after this break.
traffic good thursday morning, i'm kari hall, our temperatures for a lot of the inland area still feels very nice, and the tri-valley is 71 agrees. now is the time for the valley when you want to go out and keep things done. we keep the air-conditioning from the marine layer, the north bay 62 degrees now. highs reaching mid to upper 90s. inner bay in the mid 80s and oakland up to 75. san francisco up to 66.
let's get our check on the roads now. >> we have seen some hot spots early on. we have flowing not just for the south bay, but the east bay. there are two crashes and it has a couple lanes blocked. you see the speed sensors picking up a lot of that red that means stop and go traffic in that area. we're also seeing slowing in the south bay along 280. it looks like they have cleared it off to the side, there are delays in that area, bridge drive times look not too bad. >> back with more news in 30 minutes.
all right. we're having a lot of fun at dean's expense playing matchmaker for friend and co-host. dean's mom sharon, executive producer tammy and sheinelle all picked one woman they would like to set up with dean. before the break we heard why they were chosen. now dean will pick the woman he will go on a date with tonight based on their answers and our questions. we're mixing up who is answering. you don't know which woman you're speaking with. you have your questions in hand? >> i do. >> are you ready? >> no. >> you're a good game show host. >> good. >> okay. i am nervnervous.
>> date number one, what is your favorite physical attribute in a man? >> this is easy. i like a man with a full head of hair. it is hard to come by. i don't know how many out there dating, it is so hard to find a man with a full head of hair. when you find one it's like a man with a unicorn. i would like to find a man with a full head of hair. my dad is in his 70s and has a full head of hair. if i could find a full head of hair, i would be so happy. a good mop of hair. >> i'm in good shape there. good. >> date number two. who in your family are you closest with and why? >> that's a tough one, dean. i have two beautiful children that are the love of my life that i literally eat, sleep, and breathe for. and i'm very blessed to still have my mom and dad very much
disclosed in my life today, even as a grown-up girl. i know it's sort of cheating but i have to say my daughter ariel, son, my mom watching and my daddy. >> smart. didn't leave anybody out. smart. >> a family woman. >> yes. >> date number three. what were you like as a kid? >> well, as a kid, i was very empathetic. i would cry if anyone was getting made fun of at school. i would make people laugh. i was a bit of a class clown and kind of got into trouble here and there for it, but i still enjoyed making people laugh. >> funny girl, number three. >> all right. >> now we have questions that have come from our team. >> your team. >> our producers. >> probably better than my questions then. okay. wow, this is not my question but it is the producer question. date number one, if you could have any superpower, what would
it be and why? >> okay. well, if i had any superpower, i would like to have super human strength, because i am very small. so if i could move buildings, that would crack everybody up and be so amazing. so that would be my power i would love to have. >> uh-huh. mighty mouse. date number two. superman's day job was a reporter. so if you were a magazine or newspaper, which one would you be and why? >> okay. so i would have to say "people" magazine. not because i think i'm a celebrity or deserving to be in the magazine because of what i'm wearing or something like that. but i always, always try to do good. i know that publication specifically show cases people that give back and try to make a contribution to society of some shape. and no matter how big or small,
i'm always striving to do that and teach that to my children and those around me, too. so i'd have to say "people" magazine. >> uh-huh. "people" person. date number three. we all know the only thing that could harm superman is kryptonite. what would you say is your own personal kryptonite. >> that's tough. sorry number three. >> i am in psychology, i'm a licensed marriage and family therapist, so i'm really good at reading people and making them feel good. >> so. >> do you have any follow-up questions for our ladies? >> oh, so many. so many. holy smokes. do i get to ask a follow-up question. >> you can ask whatever you want. this is your match making game. >> oh, my gosh.
i would i would ask, my son is here. i'm a dad. being a father is the most important thing in my life, so i'm just curious, i know one of them, i believe it was number two, loves kids. i was curious if the others love kids. date number one, do you love kids? >> yes, i actually am the proud mother of 10-year-old boy girl twins. they are the absolute love of my life and i would do anything for them. they come first 100%. i just want them to grow up to be wonderful people. that is my main goal in life. if i succeed in doing that, i will have lived a happy life. i also am very proud of the fact that i cook home meals for them. i am 100% italian, so i cook big. i cook everything homemade. homemade marinara. anything your heart desires. you will be dreaming about my
meatballs. >> okay. if i said the same thing back, it would be awful. date number two, same question. love kids? >> number three. >> no, number two. >> i love kids. i have two, and i love everybody's kids. >> well done. >> me, too. i'm a nurturer by heart. i think they are our future, children in general. we have to do much, much, much more to be present in the lives of our children. so absolutely. >> fair enough. >> and date number three, do you live kids? >> i absolutely love kids. i used to work with kids for a living. i don't have any of my own, but kids love me and i love children. >> all right, dean. are you ready for your moment to pick date number one, number two, or number three? >> i think i am. >> okay. i'm going to choose this man right here. no, i'm going to choose -- do i get to get up now. >> get up, close to the wall.
>> i'm going to choose date number three. hello. hi. how are you? absolutely. what is your name? >> erin. >> hi, erin, nice to meet you. that was mom's choice? >> you going on a date with dean. >> we have prizes for you guys as well. >> my gosh, superman. >> better to get those things than a date. i don't know, erin. mom has had bad luck so far. i don't know how that will work out. >> mom is feeling pretty confident. >> when we come back a special performance by ed sheeran singing his song "supermarket flowers" after this. whoooo. you're searching for something. like the perfect deal... ...on the perfect hotel.
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this summer you may have more free time to spruce up your house. we've teamed up with nifty. this is good, on a budget. senior producer for nifty, lifestyle for home, hacks and mo more. >> good morning, how are you guys? >> we like it. we have $50, $100, $150. say you have $50, let's make it stretch. what can you do for $50. >> i'll take your $50 and give this bed a total makeover. before we started, this was a plain white bed. we took old linens and had a dye, we have a tutorial on how to do it. basically the new tie-dye. you'll see it on pinterest, instagram, people love this. we use ice, fabric die. typically indigo die, expensive
and difficult. we made it easy with our technique, ice dyed. $50. we had so much left over, $30 left over from the bedding we got this pillow for $30 to decorate a little bit extra on the bed. >> i like this. >> nice pop of shine. >> new comforter would be more than that. >> absolutely. >> i have $100 here. what do we do with that? >> for $100, one thing our nifty followers love is diy rug tutorial. we made a tutorial with rope rug. we used high quality sisal rope for you guys, because it's the "today" show, so we went fancy. you could do the same technique with cotton rope. >> you made that rug? >> yes, i did. >> where is it? >> over there. hiding behind the bed. >> you actually made it. >> yeah. >> no way. >> it took about an hour to make. it looks like it would take forever but it's easy to do. >> you coil it up.
it's actually relaxing. >> looks expensive. >> if i have a piece of string in my hand, i tend to do it anyway. >> very meditative, we roll it. we glued it to a rug pad so it doesn't move. layer it over rug floor. layering carpet on carpet is a trend right now. >> where doubts it from? >> hardware store. >> different colors? >> absolutely. cotton, nylon, reds, blues, greens, anything you want. we wanted something natural to match the bohemian theme. >> ready to splurge, $150, what do we do. >> thank you. i'll take your $150. we ended up making this incredible headboard. we did. you can buy a headboard, we ended up making our own because it was less expensive. we added a nifty extra element, lighting. it's lighting we attach to the headboard. if you love to read, this is a great reading lamp to have really easy access. you could do it in bed sleeping.
we had the hardware store cut the wood for us. we didn't have to use many tools. >> they did it for you. >> we used a power drill to do that. it's simple. if you're afraid of power tools, don't be. if i can do it, anyone can do it. we add add rustic stain. >> it looks really expensive. >> actually, this was $151, so i'll have to give you a dollar back. i think it was worth it in the end. >> tack this to the wall. >> we made legs for it and it was absolutely perfect. >> thank you. that's a win. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
will see a high of 87 degrees. we will continue on with temperatures in the mid 90s for the inland areas and we'll cool down until the middle of next week. >> unfortunately we have a sig alert that has been issues and this is just westbound, 92, three lanes remain blocked due to a traffic collision as of right now, the sig alert is expected to remain in place, no estimated time for when they are expected to clear that. they're letting traffic pass off along the carpool lane. several lanes remain blocked in that area. >> definitely something to follow there. happening right now, santa cruz county leaders ready to hold a news conference to talk about urgent matters regarding davenport's water.
lidia bastianich. from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it's thirsty thursday, but it's got to be fried chicken day. >> can you believe there is a national fried chicken day. >> that is the hit song "castle on the hill" by ed sheeran, he has been with us all morning long. been the biggest crowd ever. 12,000 fans turned out today and they were so happy to see him. >> one of his biggest hits, he is going to sing for us, "thinking out loud." how massive this crowd