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that's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back with you at 7:25 with more live local news, weather and traffic. good morning. breaking overnight, the senate health care bill collapses, dead on arrival after two more republicans jump ship. what's next? and is obamacare now here to stay? homicide. autopsy results are released in the fatal police shooting of a woman in minneapolis after she called 911. her heartbroken fiance speaking out. >> the death of justine is a loss to everyone who knew her. >> the officer who pulled the trigger now breaking his silence, as well. face of a killer? police issue a sketch of a man they believe murdered two teenage girls hiking in indiana. the suspect's voice recorded on one of the victim's cell phones.
is this the clue that finally helps crack the case? all that plus o.j.'s life if he's paroled. the shocking moment a woman is dragged along a subway platform. and ready for more? what duchess kate said that has royal watchers going gaga, today, tuesday, july 18, 2017. >> 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." nice to have you along with us on a tuesday morning. we have willie in for matt again. >> let's get to the breaking news on capitol hill overnight. for seven years, republican lawmakers have vowed to overturn obamacare. but this morning, their latest plan has come to a screeching halt. >> that's because two more republican senators announced they would vote no on their own party's proposal. that left party leaders short of the required votes to move forward.
we have complete coverage on this breaking development. we'll start with nbc white house correspondent kristen welker. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is a devastating blow to one of the president's top agenda items and biggest campaign promises to repeal and replace obamacare. the white house was caught by surprise after two more republicans defected overnight, effective killing the bill. the president tweeting this morning, we were let down by all of the democrats and a few republicans, most republicans were loyal, terrific and worked really hard. we will return. the new strategy now, repeal and replace much later. overnight, the republican plan to replace obamacare officially falling short, with two more gop senators unexpectedly pulling their support. senator jerry moran of kansas, and senator mike lee of utah, both tweeting their opposition at 8:30 last night on twitter, about the same time president
trump was meeting with several key republican lawmakers at the white house, and just hours after the president appeared confident the legislation would pass. >> so, we're going to get that done, and i think we're going to surprise a lot of people. but we're getting it together. and it's -- it's going to happen. >> reporter: president trump tweeting out a new strategy late last night. republicans should just repeal failing obamacare on a new health care plan that will start from a clean slate. dems will join in. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell saying that vote to repeal much of obamacare could come in days. with a two-year grace period to allow for a table transition. but senator mcconnell stressing even that will be a tough path. the defeat coming hours after snars delayed a preliminary vote on the bill because they were missing a key vote, senator john mccain who is recovering in arizona after surgery to remove a blood clot. >> we miss him. he's a crusty voice in washington.
plus, we need his vote. >> reporter: senator mccain weighing in overnight. we must not repeat the original mistakes that led to obamacare's failure. the congress must receive input from members of both parties. but the republicans are facing a fierce opposition. >> your job is on the line. >> reporter: many made their voices heard on capitol hill monday. leader mcconnell didn't give an exact date for the vote to repeal obamacare. but indicated an announcement will be coming soon. republicans privately acknowledge even securing the votes for their fallback plan will be difficult. savannah? willie? >> kristen stand by there. i want to keep this conversation going but bring in kasie hunt to course capitol hill for us. let's pick up right where kristen left off. are there the votes for the repeal now replace later idea? and is there any reason to think this gets easier with time? >> i'm not sure that there's a reason to think it does get
easier with time. the reality, they set out the repeal and replace plan originally because leadership knew they didn't have support to just do a straight repeal. this is really the difference being between a party opposing a president, barack obama, in congress, and having to be the party that governs. you actually have some senators out at home at town hall meetings acknowledge that up front. say, hey, it's a lot harder to govern than we thought. and frankly, the repeal only push came out of a party that was trying to oppose instead of one that was trying to write laws. so i think this is still a very tricky political calculation. trying to only repeal it. >> kristen, repeal and replace obviously was a core promise of the trump campaign over the course of about two years now. we've been hearing it, also from republicans in the house and the senate. now yesterday, as you point out in the tweet that the president changing to well let's at least repeal this thing and work with democrats to replace it later. how shaken was the white house
with this development last night? >> they are shaken. they know this is a risky strategy. the plan is to force democrats back to the table to negotiate over a new health care plan by repealing it. there's no indication democrats will play ball with them. chuck schumer rushing republicans to start to approve obamacare. in a statement he said overnight, rather than repeating the same failed process yet again, republicans should start with scratch and work with democrats on a bill that lowers premiums, and improved our health care system. this underscores the political risk for republicans if they can't get democrats on board with their new plan. the gop could really pay for this by losing seats, willie. >> let me take that hot potato and kick it back to kasie.
what do you hear on the hill? would democrats do something with republicans in the name of replacing obamacare? >> i think that if the frame on this is, we've repealed president obama's health care while replacing it with something better, i don't know democrat it's are going to go with that. the politics have gotten so calcified. both sides are way down in the trenches. you have trumpcare on one happened, obamacare on the other. if republicans fail to push forward a plan, you may see a situation where democrats work with them to try to make basically a smaller fix to those individual obamacare markets that we've talked so much about. the ones where many states only have one plan, for example. i think we are still a ways away from that. if you still see president trump looking for a victory. i do not think there's any way democrats will try to help him out on that. >> our team on capitol hill on this latest development.
thank you very much. new information on a controversial and deadly police shooting in minneapolis. the officer who opened fire on a woman who had called police for help is now speaking out. the victim's heartbroken family still demanding answers. abc's blake mccoy has the latest for us. blake, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. the medical examiner is ruling this a homicide, saying justine damond died from a single gunshot wound in the abdomen. why she was shot and killed by the police officer that she called for help remains a big unanswered question. fighting back tears, justine damond's fiance appeared before cameras. >> the loss of justine is a loss to everyone who knew him. she touched so many people with her loving and generous heart. >> reporter: 40 years old and engaged to be married next month, damond was shot dead by a minneapolis police officer after calling 911 for help. she was reporting a possible assault in the alley behind her
home. saturday night. authorities say two officers responded. one of them, unclear why, fired at damond, killing her. the officer's body cameras were never turned on. investigators say the squad car dash cam also failed to capture the shooting. >> this call of an unknown trouble turned into an officer-involved shooting. >> reporter: the officer who fired that fatal shot muhammad noor joined the force in 2015, celebrated as the fifth precinct's first somali officer. according to the police conduct rescrew, noor has had three complaints filed against him. his lawyer releasing a statement saying the current environment for police is difficult. but officer noor accepts this. as part of his calling. the news is making headlines in
as y australia where damond is from. one newspaper calling it an american nightmare. in minneapolis, which has seen police shootings, many in the community are outraged. >> the lack of transparency, the lack of answers. it's unacceptable. i can think of no other word other than unacceptable. and it needs to stop. >> did you know you're so powerful? isn't that amazing? >> reporter: damond's would-be mother-in-law said she was a spiritual healer who always saw the good in people. >> justine was a person who looked at the world through the eyes of love. >> reporter: the investigation right now is being led by a state agency. they say they won't release anymore details until they're ready to interview the officer and his partner. no timeline for that has been given. officer noor is on administrative leave. but through his attorney, says he passes on the condolences to the family. willie and savannah. the mayor of minneapolis hasn't provided any answers to the family or anyone else either. rescue crews are resuming the search for a man who was
swept away by flash floods on saturday. at least nine people were killed when a fast-moving downpour sent a wall of mud and debris into cold springs. thousands are expected to join the search for 27-year-old hector garnica. they still have hope to find him alive. his wife and three children were among the dead. breaking overnight, six people were injured late monday when a restaurant roof collapsed in atlanta. between 30 and 35 people were inside the restaurant at the time. officials say it is possible the roof couldn't handle all of the heavy rain that had fallen in the area. four people were taken to the hospital. none of the injuries are life-threatening. there are new developments to tell you about in a double murder mystery in indiana. investigators have released a composite sketch of a man they
believe killed two young girls. a man's voice can be heard in chilling audio that was captured by one of the girl's cell phones. gabe gutierrez as more on these developments. >> reporter: good morning. throughout the course of this massive investigation, there's been several arrests on unrelated charges. but still, no answer to the central question who killed these two young girls. now, local police hope the new picture from an fbi sketch artist might lead to a crucial break in this case. this morning, police hoping someone will recognize the face in this new sketch and lead them to the person who killed 13-year-old abigail williams and 14-year-old liberty german. it's been five months since the teens vanished. while hiking near this abandoned railroad bridge. their families devastated but today, hopeful. >> today is the first day i've really been excited through this process. it's been most optimistic we've been.
>> reporter: investigators say more than 18,000 tips have poured in since the girls disappeared and they've interviewed a thousand persons of interest. >> this case is active. >> reporter: in february, the authorities released chilling audio from one of the girls' cell phones, recorded around the time they went missing. a man's voice saying down the hill. the phone captured an image of a man walking near the hiking trial. a new sketch side-by-side with a fuzzy photo will offer a clearer picture of the suspect, believed to be between 5'6" and 5'10", with reddish brown hair. >> it shows a little more facial features. it gives you a little more information on what we're looking at. >> the reward for information leading to an arrest, now topping $230,000. >> i hope this thing is over tomorrow. hope tonight. as my wife always posts out there, today is the day. i hope it is today. >> reporter: police here say more and more tips are coming in. but they won't say whether they are close to making an arrest or whether that person might still be in the area. this community, simply wants
answers. savannah? >> gabe, thank you very much. two people aboard a small plane were killed on monday when the airplane made a crash landing on a golf course in mesa, arizona. the pilot reported mechanical problems who could not reach the airport. burning fuel charred the grass around the wreckage. crash investigators are returning to that scene this morning. a massive fireball was caught on camera after a broken down truck on the side of the road was clipped by another truck and exploded on monday. this happened in eastern china. amazingly, there were no serious injuries reported. but the smoldering wreckage you see there, shut down the roadway for nearly two hours. the exact cause of the accident is under investigation. back to that dramatic video we showed you at the top of the show. take a look at the top of the screen here. a 43-year-old woman in rome
steps on to the train and decides to back out. but her bag is caught in the door. her arm tangled up in the strap of the bag. the train pulls away from the station, dragging her down the platform. she does slip free but not before suffering fractures. the plane did pull the emergency brake switch but it didn't work. an investigation into why the mechanisms failed is now under way in rome. >> how terrifying. but she's okay. >> she's okay. let's get a check of the weather with al. >> the heat is back. good morning. and we are going to be talking about dangerous heat. it's due to a big dome of high pressure, developing what we call the ring of fire. central ridge builds up. hot dry air near the high and up around it we get storms developing. what we're going to be seeing is underneath that dome, which is going to hold until the weekend, is brutal heat. in fact, we've got excessive heat watches and mornings for hayes, des moines, kansas city, colombia. the worst is around the st. louis area. the hot and humid conditions
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the moments that connect us don't happen overnight. they happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the best part of wakin' up. good tuesday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we are seeing the fog and drizzle back in san francisco and high temperatures that will be reaching into the mid-60s not only today but the next several days and slightly warmer as we head into the weekend with low 70s by sunday. for the inland areas this is our break from the excessive heat. we see that weather continuing through the week with more sunshine. but this weekend it will be a little bit warmer. >> that's your latest weather. willie? >> all right al. thanks very much. where would he go, what would he do? what would happen if o.j. simpson is granted parole this week? and imagine the water
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call 811. keep yourself safe. we are back. busy tuesday morning. it's 7:30, the 18th of july, 2017. good morning. i feel like summer is halfway over. don't you? >> it is. matt's out for this week. willie's here. we got hoda. >> hi, guys. >> good morning, everybody. let's go to the head lines and we'll start with this major news from capitol hill over the night. lacking votes to pass a health care bill, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he will now push a measure that would repeal obamacare now, and then work to replace it within two years. that announcement came just a few hours after two more republican senators said they opposed the replacement bill that had been unveiled last week. the medical examiner's officers has ruled the deadly police shooting of a bride-to-be in minneapolis a homicide.
40-year-old justine damond was shot by officer mohammed noor, after she called 911 to report a possible assault near her home. that officer is an administrative leave pending an investigation. he released a statement through his attorney overnight offering condolences to the victim's family. >> and the rough and tumble world of politics was on full display in taiwan's parliament overnight. take a look. lawmakers were shoving and tackling each other. they threw water. this is all over a disagreement over a controversial program that aims to build a light rail system through the island. >> i feel better about our politics. >> maybe we could use one of those. just a good brawl. >> the opposite of hug it out. >> just get it out of our system. now, to the countdown that will be closely watched. the parole hearing for o.j. simpson. it happens in two days. it will be televised live. what happens if simpson is paroled? joe fryer is in las vegas with that story. joe, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
this is where it all went down, where a decade ago, o.j. simpson's bungled robbery attempt at a las vegas hotel landed him behind bars. now, as his next parole hearing fast approaches, friends are speaking out about where he might go, and what he might do, if he's let out of prison. >> i've not had any incidents, despite all of the stories in the tabloids and everything. >> reporter: for the past nine years, o.j. simpson says he has been a model prisoner. now, at age 70, he's betting that clean record will convince a nevada parole board to set him free. >> i can't imagine who will get up and oppose his being released. >> reporter: f. lee bailey who last spoke to simpson in 2008 was part of the dream team that got him acquitted in the 1994 murder case of his ex-wife nicole brown and her friend ron goldman. simpson is serving a 33-year sentence in nevada for robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in a vegas hotel. the board deemed him low risk
and granted parole on some of his charges. >> he does not have a bad temper. i have taken people to lunch with o.j. who thought he was a killer. and came away thinking they'd like to invite him to dinner. >> reporter: so if released, where will simpson go? his close friend tom scotto tells nbc news simpson hopes to return to florida but legal experts say the parole board could restrict his travel. in an interview with "usa today" scotto says simpson has stayed in regular contact with his four children, including his two with nicole brown, sydney now 31, and justin, 28, who also reside in florida. scotto says simpson still has money from a $5 million personal pension, as well as an nfl pension that pace $1700 a month. both are protected from the $33 million civil judgment won by the brown and goldman families, of which they say he's paid almost nothing. >> i do believe that he will be paroled. i remember what it was like
before he was incarcerated. where my nerves were at high alert, because i never knew where he was going to pop up. >> reporter: simpson's hearing will take place in front of four parole commissioners. they must reach a unanimous verdict. if they don't, they will immediately reach out to two standby commissioners. sim then would then need four out of six to vote yes. if that happens, he could be released as early as october 1st. back to you. >> all right we'll be watching in a couple of days. >> joe fryer, in las vegas, for us. thanks. let's head over to al and his burning ring of fire. it says ring of fire right there. >> it does say that. that's right. this is not about mexican food last night. >> oh. >> come on. you were all thinking it. not only do we have the heat. but storms up and over this ridge and around it, as well. strong storms up through the plains and the upper mississippi river valley and also more monsoonal moisture from the southwest. this ridge will push up all this moisture from there and that's
going to be the risk for strong storms, and looking at some problems as far as rainfall anywhere from one to two inches. slow moving storms can cause big problems in the canyons and washes. we hav good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have some mild weather starting out with some clear skies inland. temperatures for the south bay peninsula and the tri-valley in the upper 50s and some lower 50s for the north bay as well as san francisco. getting some clearing in the north bay and partly cloudy sky in the east bay, 57 degrees now with highs in oakland reaching 73. 92 in concord. san jose, 84 degrees for the high and san francisco today will reach 64 degrees. >> get that weather anytime you need it. check out the weather channel on cable. hoda? >> all right, al. did you notice something missing on twitter? there's a music superstar who just deleted his account. >> sounds interesting.
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circuit you can't see. >> i wondered why so many were getting sick. >> reporter: in the valley, hundreds of wells are tainted with a chemical called 1, 2, 3, tcp. it likely is carcinogenic to humans. warning the residents about the danger of showering in it. it can't be proven, many believe it's caused cancers in their community. >> in my family, three or four. >> reporter: suffering from cancers that could have been caused by this chemical. >> yeah. people are tying. >> that little bubble. that's the tcp. >> reporter: professor paul cratnik was called in. >> there's few that are even close. >> reporter: it's not regulated by the federal government or the states. it hasn't been studied in people. it's only been looked at in
recent years. >> even the slightest amount of tcp in water would be a potential health effect. >> tpc got in the drinking water because dow and shell oil company saw an opportunity to take waste at their chemical plants and sell it to farmers. >> reporter: todd robbins is an attorney representing 30 communities in the valley, getting them to cover the cost of cleaning up the water. internal memos show dow chemicals calling it garbage. they were selling this chemical to farmers knowing it didn't do what it was supposed to do, kill the pests. >> that is direcorrect. >> reporter: did they know it was dangerous? >> by 1970, they knew. >> reporter: companies have prevailed but settled other lawsuits and lost one. with a jury verdict of $22 million for the community. we're in arvin, california,
water from this well goes to homes in this area. they're testing it to see how much tcp is in the water. a lab looked at the results and found the amount of six-times of tpc the state says is safe. concerned citizens gather to share their stories and fight back what they believe is a cancer threat. >> you hear so and so died of cancer. that's somebody's mother. >> reporter: they're not scientists. and nbc news has not verified claims of illness. but they concerned, even angry. dow and shell declined our request for interviews. shell said it was only trace amounts of tcp. the product was beneficial and notices that tcp was in other products made by other companies. if you could say one thing to dow and shell, what would it be? >> shame on them. >> i would like to take a batote
of water filled with water from here and see how much they drink. >> reporter: after years of pressure, the state of california is set to vote on whether to regulate tcp. >> arvin is poor. but they deserve to live. >> reporter: california likely isn't going to be the last state to confront this decision. an aven commission says that tc has been found in 17 states. we'll have that list on the website. >> can it be filtered out? >> it is an expensive filtration process. that's what this community is trying to cover the cost of. talk to your representatives if you're on this list and are concerned. >> thanks, ronan. coming up, the surprising industry that amazon is now setting its sights on. first, hey, carson. >> good morning, guys. just ahead, an act of kindness,
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willie, as you well know, every bride dreams of finding the perfect wedding dress. >> tell me about it. >> brides that found their dream dresses from alfred angelo, were in a lunch, when the company filed chapter 7. imagine you go to pick up your wedding dress and you find this store. for many, the dresses had been paid for. for some, it was a couple of weeks until their big day. ashley in krth contraconnecticu. my wedding is 29 days. heartbroken doesn't cover it. hope i find a better dress. you might because this is what's amazing. women are stepping in on social media to help these brides-to-be, by offering them their worn wedding dresses. jessica tweeting, i'll donate this dress to alfred angelo victim. lauren saying any dallas, texas,
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we're coming up on 7:56 and we are still tracking some clouds moving across the bay area. a live look outside in santa rosa all cloudy had there. we're seeing clouds as we look across the bay for berkeley and the temperatures are now at 58 degrees. we're mostly feeling some upper 50s to low 60s right now. another warm day for the inland valleys, up to 92 degrees in concord and in livermore, morgan hill, 89 degrees. oakland, 73. pay loe w al. san francisco will get some clearing this afternoon with highs in the mid-60s today and the next several days. a little bit warmer in time for the weekend while the inland valleys will have some upper 80s for the next several days and that sunshine continues into the weekend heating things up into the mid-90s. very good news. that crash and all of the debris
cleared westbound 5 at dublin. this is dublin as you see traffic just breaking up. let's show you the map. slower traffic recovers. now the slowing just off to the right side of your screen. that's not so bad for 580. to the other side of the bay southbound around third and east through the san mateo hills. a couple crashes clearing from the area. the rest of the peninsula moves well. a gentle build. 87 into downtown slow. back to you. >> thank you, mike. happening now firefighters are still monitoring hot spots after a south bay brush fire that came dangerously close to a winery and concert venue. it broke out yesterday afternoon in saratoga. it is now 40% cop tand this morning. you can link to an update on our home page. the death of the senate's latest health care reform measure. you can find those details on our home page. and the streak is over. it may not be joe dimaggio's
it's 8:00 on it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, breaking overnight, health care collapse. after two republican senators break ranks, the gop's attempt at repealing and replacing obamacare hits a roadblock and deals president trump a stinging defeat. what's next? we're live at the white house. plus, making major gains. >> we're walking through this house. we'll walk you through the construction. and then, welcome home. >> the stars of the wildly popular "fixer upper" here to talk about renovation, family and their newest project. >> and going country for chris. chris stapleton performs live on our plaza today, tuesday, july
18th, 2017. >> front row for chris stapleton. ♪ >> how far did you come? >> 1,800 miles, for chris stapleton. >> we're in the center for chris stapleton. yes. do you have something you want? >> savannah, i need a hug. ♪ >> back row for chris stapleton. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." thanks for joining us. matt has the morning off. willie is pitching in. we are all excited. the back row got a shoutout. they do. but they're jazzed for him. >> stapleton is one of my favorites. plus, you have chip and joanna.
we have a big half hour. let's do the news real quick. the news at 8:00. police shooting death of an australian bride-to-be in minnesota has been ruled an homicide. but officials have provided few details on what happened and what led up to this. blake mccoy is in minneapolis with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. growing anger and frustration here over a deafening lack of answers. what caused a minneapolis police officer to open fire on that woman who called them for helps? she was unarmed, a bride-to-be, set to with married next month. her fiance says he is heartbroken. she called 911 to report what she believed was an assault in the alleyway behind her home and was shot when she went out to greet the responding officers. the officer who opened fire had been identified as mohammed noor. he had been on the force for two years and is on administrative leave. his body cam and his partner's body cam was turned off in this entire incident.
it's been more than 48 hours and authorities have given no explanation why she was shot. that's why people in this community are getting more angry this morning. >> blake mccoy. thank you. president trump is urging congress to repeal obamacare, after the bid to repeal and replace it fell apart overnight. kristen welker looks at what went wrong and the new strategy. >> reporter: this is a devastating setback for the president. he tweeted about it moments ago saying, we were let down by all of the democrats and a few republicans. most of the republicans were loyal, terrific and worked really hard. we will return. bottom line, the white house was caught by surprise, after two more republicans pulled their support for the health care plan late tuesday. senator jerry moran of kansas and mike lee of utah, tweeting out the opposition around the same time president trump was meeting with key lawmakers here at the white house. president trump tweeting out a
new strategy late last night, saying republicans should just repeal failing obamacare now and start with a new health care plan. dems will join in. mitch mcconnell saying the vote to repeal could come in days, with a two-year grace period. to allow for a transition. but mcconnell stressed even that will be a tough path. chuck schumer saying overnight, rather than repeating the same failed partisan process yet again, republicans should start from scratch and work with democrats on a bill that lowers premiums and improves our health care system. this underscores the political risk for republicans. if they can't get democrats onboard with their plan, they could pay for it in the midterm elections by losing seats. >> kristen, thanks. federal investigators have now interviewed the captain of an air canada flight involved in a near-catastrophe earlier this month.
the jet descended towards a taxiway that was holding four other planes. the ntsb says the plane came within 100 feet of the ground before his aborted that landing. investigators plan to speak with the plane's co-pilot today. was it a royal wish or a hint? in portland monday, duchess kate reacted when she was given a high-tech toy. designed for newborns. >> we will have to have more babies. >> we have to have more babies. she and prince william have their hands full. 3-year-old prince george and 2-year-old princess charlotte. >> let's analyze it. is it a throwaway line? >> might have been a throwaway? >> within the realm of possibility. >> and of our hope. a lot more ahead. coming up next, why amazon's
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all right. we're back at 8:08, with another industry bracing for the amazon all right. we're back at 8:08, with another industry bracing for the amazon effect. >> looks like the giant is getting in on the meal kit delivery business. what will that mean for companies starting their footing? jo ling kent is in seattle for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, you guys. one in four americans has already purchased a meal kit delivery service in the last year. and amazon wants to get in on that game. they filed for a u.s. trademark. now, they will be rolling out the meals. in fact, they already started here in seattle. amazon has a new target in its crosshairs, looking at another corner of the shopping world. this time, eyeing the dinner table. dining kits are available to
amazon fresh customers in the seattle area with the tag line, we do the prep, you be the chef. >> the idea that amazon would prepare the recipes and the ingredients itself and deliver it to customers is a much bigger deal. if they control the experience, they can lower the price. >> reporter: blue apron is the largest meal kit provider in the united states, with 159 million meals serviced. the company went public last month. and shares at an all-time low when the amazon news broke. >> that's making everyone nervous. >> reporter: not everyone is onboard with amazon. stephen king tweeting, i like amazon as much as anyone. but leave the food prep to those that do it well. that w the amazon blue apron battle comes after amazon bought whole foods for $13.7 billion in cash upending the future of groceries. founder and ceo jeff bezos'
ambition may go well beyond the kitchen, too, to your whole house. this web page, hire a realtor coming soon, popped up on amazon.com last week. the company then quickly removed it. its short-lived presence online has many wondering whether amazon is looking to take on established real estate sites like zeile low and redfin. >> amazon tries a lot of different things. sometimes they don't see the light of day. we'll see if this is a real initiative for the company. >> reporter: and in another cryptic move, aftv news is reporting on an amazon customer survey suggesting that the company might be going after whatsapp with its own messaging app called anytime. amazon is not commenting on the potential ventures, but the message is clear, no industry is safe from amazon's sprawling ambitions. now the amazon/whole foods deal certainly has washington and wall street talking. a major union representing grocery store workers has filed a letter to the ftc asking them to reveal the deal as they
continue to look at amazon as a major competitor. guys, back to you. >> jo ling kent in seattle. thanks so much. who knew stephen king was so passionate about meal kit delivery. >> i know. >> that is stephen king. let's do what's "trending" today. a lot of people have celebrity crushes. i don't know anyone who does. but let's just say, right? >> right. >> what if there were a searchable app. let's say you're on a dating site. you can say, my type is so and so. and they will look like that celebrity. >> that's so smart. >> creepy, yeah. >> creepy? >> could be. >> it exists, people. our prayers have been answered. not ours. we're all married. if kim kardashian is your type, okay you search it and then they will give you, these are actual people on the site who look like kim kardashian they say. they do a facial recognition. barack obama is the number one searched man for the site. >> wow. >> there's some look-alikes there.
donald trump is actually tenth on the list. look at that. looks like president trump. >> this is a social networking site that was founded in 2006. but this look-alike thing is new. do we like it? >> i think if someone asked you out based on that i think it would feel a little creepy, don't you? you look just like kim k. so i wanted to go out with you. >> you're as close as i could get to the thing i really want. >> some people have a type. it could be a good tool to get closer to the type. >> if someone said you -- you like blake shelton. >> blake shelton. >> and drew brees were my two. >> here's blake shelton. >> i did that for you. >> look at jeremy 19. that looks like blake. >> that's -- is it? >> well, looks like they're all cute. >> when i tell you, you can search anybody. matt lauer. let's see the matt lauer look-alikes. >> oh, my gosh. >> what do we think? >> i think one has a passing resemblance. >> i think roberto will be filling in next week. >> al roker, you ready?
a couple i can see. carson you're in there, too. let's do carson. actually a couple good ones on carson. >> oh, wow. >> i think sonti. >> that's a cross between you and gilbert gottfried. >> they use sonti for the screen -- >> i don't think you'd want to say i searched so and so and you came up. >> that's what's trending today? >> where is yours? >> there's savannah. >> oh, wow, yeah. >> i see it. >> anyway, all right. >> we're not doing mine. my wife is standing right there. >> exactly. >> funny joke. >> let's get to pop start. >> going to start with ed sheeran, performing on the plaza. and in an interview with matt ed addressed some of the headlines at the time saying he was quitting twitter.
he said it wasn't true it was taking a step back after reading the comments. after the brief cameo on "game of thrones," it appears his account has been deleted. the singer played a small role on sunday night, and with it came some criticism, leading many to think that's probably because he posted this photo, climbing a mountain in peru. >> who is with him? >> let's not speculate, hoda. "a few good men," 1982, is back in the news now. you probably remember this iconic scene. >> i'll answer the question. you want answers? >> i think i'm entitled. >> you want answers? >> i want the truth. >> you can't handle the truth. >> so good. jack nicholson playing nathan r. jessop. guess who is going to be stepping into that role? >> alec baldwin.
>> he has been nominated and has been cast in "a few good men." and aaron sorkin will be writing that. says having him in that role is a dream come true. the televised play will air here on nbc. cool. >> isn't that one of the movies, you watch if it's on. finally, queen could be coming to a theater near you. the band confirming that "bohemian rhapsody" is going to go. rami hamalick who plays in "mr. robot," is going to play the lead, freddy markry. rami is dedicated to the
process. as to who will play other people, that news will come at another time. ready for "daly click"? >> absolutely. >> get ready for the bare jokes. here's a bear. riding shotgun. this was caught on camera in russia. >> of course. >> by a stunned driver, riding behind them. this is a friendly bear. he is a professionally train e circus, that makes it okay. tim weahs his paw on command. this is the first time these motorcycle drivers had met the bear. when the circus came to toub -- >> i understand needs another body to get in the car pool
lane. >> maybe they took over ub-bear. >> she's a friendly bear. >> carson, thank you. i'm proud of you. that's a good one. >> i didn't know. here's what we've got going on. a lot of wet weather making its way through the southwest. strong storms across the plains. little wet weather in the outer bo banks of the carolinas. a lot of heat to talk about. temperatures in the 90s and 100s, from the central plains and into the southwest, as well. comfortable into the northeast and new england. severe storms in the upper mississippi valley. storms down through the gulf a few hit and miss scattered showers in the northeast. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. fog back in san francisco. meantime, it's all clear inland and we're still in for warm temperatures later today in
concord. it will be up to 92 degrees. some upper 80s for livermore, as well as morgan hill, mid-80s for the north bay and san jose we'll see those highs reaching into the mid-80s there. san francisco will continue on with some more clouds and fog over the next several days while the inland areas will hold steady in the upper 80s until the weekend. >> don't forget, check us out on "today" sirius/xm, home of the hoda show and don and maszz. joined now by chip and joanna gaines, from the show "fixer upper." >> if you're a fan, you know that chip has a new book coming out. there it is. "big reveal," your first look at the cover of "capital gaines." i want to put it on the big streen.
tell us about the cover. >> lots of controversy, there were three options. as you know. hundreds and hundreds of photos came and went. we narrowed it down to three. put it on instagram. and this photo lost. by a huge margin. i'm writing a book. i want it to be about me and the expression i want it to capture. that was one of the ad lib moments that happened at the farm. aft of all of the photos, that one wept jumping off the page. >> how are you feeling about the pictures? >> i love it. >> good the weird going. >> it was on the way to the shoot. so, we were driving in the atv. what i love about it is this was the one that wasn't meant to be. it was the other ones that had the lights, the camera. >> are you fixing your hair
right now? >> he is. >> has he gone hollywood now? >> i've gotten pam puompous. i notice my reflection. new york is not a great place. >> the first step is to acknowledge you've become pompous. let's talk about what's inside the book. what are your fans going to see? >> i didn't know this about myself. but when we wrote the magnolia story together, something was born in me. a the process of it, the story telling, the whole experience captivated me. with my book, i wanted it to be comical and insightful. >> i like the subtitle. smart things you have learned by doing stupid stuff. what kind of stupid stuff? >> when we were first dating, chip and his buddies would tell chip stories.
and i thought, these guys are lying. then, i get married to him. and he is crazy. >> toning those stories down. >> it's really cool. the stories, they're humorous. but the lessons that chip learned from them. there's whit and thoughtful stuff. >> we have been lucky enough to see you for several years and have done segments with you. since then, your lives have changed. they've exploded. your show is popular in an understatement. at the top of the ratings every week. what's this ride been like for you? >> the book dives into that stuff. what it's like to be publiced out of complete obscurity. it's been an unbleelible wild ride. as we started chronicling tuberculosthose experiences. miracle after miracle popped out
on the pages. and the experiences is almost indescribable. >> we were talking about it. so many people -- anybody says, i wish i would have done that. i think i can make a business. you actually did it. what do you think you had doing for you? what was the special cause? >> i think surprised. what do you think it it was? >> i think you had guts. you had the courage to do it. i think we all are like, maybe i could do -- oh, no. i have to keep my day job. >> you're also real. people feel like they're watching two people that they may know. >> and ironically, that's what captivated me about the original book cover. just the idea there was nothing staged about it. we had some comments on it. looked like maybe i was constipated.
or i was having a severe mid life crisis of sorts. but unskricptded, unstaged. something about the real element is the secret ingredient. >> that's the beauty, you can watch it off with your family. we have a back splash. checked all of the boxes. >> they have a bingo game going on. >> we'll change things up in season five. >> thank you so much. the book is called "capital gaines." you can read an excerpt on our website. let's go outside to hoda. hey, everybody. it's happening. i am with the i )m ...
==topvo== firefighters this morning are still at the scene of a brush fire in the south good morning. it's 8:26. i'm kris sanchez. firefighters are still on scene of this brush fire in the south bay that briefly threatened a winery. it started yesterday afternoon on mt. eden road in saratoga close to the mountain wineries, also a popular concert venue. there's a concert there tonight. firefighters say the fire is now 40% contained. nbc bay area's sky ranger flew over the scene earlier today and we still could see signs of flames along with a lot of smoke. there are no structures damaged by this fire which burned abouten the acres. some folks might be wishing they had sky ranger to get to work today. >> a big backup over the trivalley. it's recovering here behind me, westbound 580, heading over towards san ramon road.
we see a slower drive continuing to move better off of airway. a crash 680 around vargas, on the shoulder but overall not bad in the trivalley an the east bay. slowing 880 southbound. crash over on the shoulder there and just solid showing up on our maps and slowing for 880 past the coliseum northbound through oakland and of course the bay bridge toll plaza with the metering lights on. >> thank you very much, mike. we have more local news coming up for you in just a half hour.
♪ good morning, everybody. 8:30, tuesday morning, july 18th. and that is a crowd, getting ready for a great show. grammy winning country music superstar, chris stapleton is here. about to go live on our citi concert stage. we're fired up for this one. >> ready with his wife, morgan, who is about as talented as chris is. together, they are incredible. >> can't wait to hear them sing. first, hoda is working on something special for someone in the crowd. >> i am. we have tons of fans. we have chip and joanna gaines here. and they have a present for somebody in this crowd, who has
been yelling and screaming and is excited. >> here you go. here's your sign. she says, i got gaines. >> this is your fourth child on the way? >> fourth boy. boys. >> they wanted to give you a little something. >> little onesie. >> they're so cute. >> "today" show onesie. thank you for coming to the show. enjoy the concert. >> that's awesome. >> just like chip and joanna. >> all right. let's get a quick check of the weather from al. >> let's start off with today. we're expecting to see strong storms firing up in the upper plains. heat waves in the midwest. monsoonal moisture will start with some flash flooding. for tomorrow, we will expecting
to see plenty of sunshine on the west coast. beautiful, fantastic day in the new england and wet weather along the gulf. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. clearing sfl-in san francisco after early morning fog and drizzle. high temperatures today virginia beach into the mid-60s, more of the same over next several days. by the weekend, our temperatures trending up a few degrees but still very nice. inland areas we'll see some mid-80s over the next several days and mostly sunny skies, more breezy, and for the weekend, we are looking at a little bit of a ramp-up into those temperatures by the end of the weekend, up to 95 degrees and still low 90s early next week. >> that's your latest weather. beautiful day today. what's the weather going to be like the rest of the day? get the weather anytime you need it. check with your nbc weatherman and weather lady and our friends at the weather channel. guys? >> al, thank you very much.
201 has been a momentous year for allison williams, saying good-bye to "girls" and earning praise for "get out." >> now, she's shift her focus to a passion project that has been part of her family for three generations. she works with kids from lower income areas and helps them stay busy and engaged. and allison is here to show off really cool learning activities. >> good to see you. >> this is great. over summer, a lot of kids, they love the freedom. i think we all have brain drain. >> i'm launching the ten days of giving. that's a fun thing i do on social media. what horizons does is it works very hard to combat something called the summer slide or summer learning loss, which disproportionately affects kids from low income or
nonenglish-speaking families. it can be daefous fisastrous fo. sometimes they're two grades behind. >> this is a new program. but not a new group. >> i've been involved with this since i was born. born into this cause. my mom is involved. my grandparents are involved. my husband now. my brother. all-hands on deck. we're engaged with horizons. i thought i would bring friends from our newark program. >> by the way, it's summer learning, but it's fun. >> this is me right here. >> so, what's this project about? good morning. >> you want to answer? >> go for it. >> this project is about me and my family. we're at the beach. i didn't get to finish drawing my people. my mommy and my dad. >> this is beautiful. second of all, this is called story drawing. you have your kid do a drawing like this beautiful drawing of
the beach. as the adult, you get dictated by the kid what you want the story to say. and you can write it down. and you make a storybook. it expresses themselves artistically ander a er arverba. >> keep going. you got your markers there. get mommy and daddy in there. >> let's swing over and meet grace. >> you have moved from your spot. can you lie back down? this is grace. and with grace, perfect. well done. with grace, we're doing a tracing of her body. open your legs a little bit, so we can talk about the anatomy of the body. almost done. great. you can stand up. >> good job, grace. do you want to help me point out the parts of the body? what goes right there?
>> is that -- >> i think it's right here. the head. okay. this is away to reinforce some anatomical things. you can get as detailed or not as you'd like. >> where are your toes, grace? >> there we go. >> i think toes deserve their own. >> that's fun. >> grace, how old are you, honey? >> 5. >> she's 5. but she's like a 30-year-old who looks 5. >> just the cutest face ever. okay. i love this. that's the draw your body activity. >> yes. >> what do we have over here? >> anthony, you want to explain what you're up to right now? >> yes. i'm painting a water bottle, to make it look like the engines of a spaceship. >> oh. cool. >> this is to get kids excited about science and rockets. >> a jet pack? >> he's painting it silver.
the various steps are and all of the instructions are online. you make this first. this is the strap and the plate for the rockets. and you paint them silver so they look like jet packs. and the last step is you blglue those to the panel. you need some flames coming out. in every safe environment, there's open flame. and you wput these on the top. >> you have one funnished? >> he's wearing it. my gosh. >> nice. >> is space something you think about? is it cool? >> i really think it's cool. >> pro tip. >> see the jet pack. >> that's cool. >> i think it's cool. and kids should -- kids should love science because science is amazing and it can help you someday in life. >> that's very true. >> awesome job. give me a high-five.
>> great job. >> thank you, everybody. thank you. >> thank you so much. >> now, i'm happy to be here. >> more about these and other summer activities, you the head to today.com. we have a good concert coming up. chris stapleton on our concert stage. first, on a tuesday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
the citi concert series on "today" is presented to you by citi. >> singer, song writer, chris stapleton is about to turn us all into country crooners. first, let's look at the road he took to get here. two years ago, chris stapleton's solo debut album, earned him fave country awards, five acms and two grammys.
♪ tennessee whiskey >> reporter: it was this performance of "tennessee whiskey" with justin timberlake that sealed his status as a country star. ♪ baby i would be your parachute ♪ >> reporter: at 39 years old, chris stapleton has been in the business for more than 20 years, as one of the most sought after song writers. he's had his songs recorded by luke chesney, and even adele, culminating into five number one hits. now, stapleton is out with his second studio album, from a room volume 1. and you can catch him right here on our citi concert stage. it is finally time.
ladies and gentlemen, here he is, chris stapleton. ♪ seeing my broken halo folded wings that he used to fly ♪ ♪ they've all gone wherever they go ♪ ♪ broken halos that used to shine ♪ ♪ angels come down from the heavens ♪ ♪ just to help us on our way ♪ ♪ come to teach us then they leave us ♪ ♪ and they find some other soul to save ♪
♪ they long to the by and by ♪ they belong to the by and by ♪ seen my share of broken halos folded wings that used to fly ♪ ♪ they've all gone wherever they go ♪ ♪ broken halos that used to shine ♪ ♪ broken halos that used to shine ♪ ♪ broken halos that used to shine ♪ ♪ broken halos that used to shine ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
welcome back. chris stapleton, not worried about sophomore jitters. his second album, "from a room: volume one. welcome back. chris stapleton, not worried about sophomore jitters. his second album, "from a room: volume one." >> we are happy to have him on our stage. so nice to have you here. and your beautiful wife, morgan, singing so good over there, too. hi. this is "from a room." this was recorded in a famous studio. tell us about it. >> it was recorded in nashville studio rca "a." it's a historic studio where the country music legends. elvis, lots of folks recorded. it's a treat to get to make
music in that room. >> your name is one that's known around nashville for a long time. ask anybody about stapleton, they say, he's the guy. what's it like to go from song writer to guy out front? and to see the album number one on the charts. >> it's a weird thing. i'm not going to lie. you know, it's a real treat. we're excited about it. having fun. just playing music like always. just more people. and more strange moments like this one. >> chris, if you had a choice of writing a hit song or singing a hit song and you had to choose, which would you pick? >> both. >> it's a new record, but a lot of songs are what you written. you have a wealth of songs. how many songs do you have? >> 1,000-plus. i don't know the count.
somewhere somebody knows i think. >> you're still writing, right? >> some here and there. i'm pretty busy. not as much as i used to. >> nice to have a catalog. >> your mom is standing right there. has a camera pointed right there. i asked her what was in the secret sauce. she said chris is simply a gift from god. that's what she said it was. >> she wrote 500 of the 1,000 songs. what are you singing us for us now? >> "tennessee whiskey." >> chris stapleton, take it away. ♪ used to spend my nights out at a barroom ♪
♪ liquor was the only love i've known ♪ ♪ but you rescued me from reaching for the bottom ♪ ♪ and brought me back from being too far gone ♪ ♪ you're as smooth as tennessee whiskey ♪ ♪ you're as sweet as strawberry wine ♪ ♪ you're as warm as a glass of brandy ♪ ♪ and, honey, i stay stoned on your love all the time ♪
♪ i've looked for love in all the same old places ♪ ♪ found the bottom of a bottle always dry ♪ ♪ but when you poured out your heart i didn't waste it ♪ ♪ 'cause there's nothing like your love to get me high ♪ ♪ you're as smooth as tennessee whiskey ♪ ♪ you're as sweet as strawberry wine ♪ ♪ you're as warm as a glass of brandy ♪
♪ you're as sweet as strawberry wine ♪ ♪ you're as warm as a glass of brandy ♪ ♪ honey, i stay stoned on your love all the time ♪ ♪ you're as smooth as tennessee whiskey ♪ ♪ tennessee whiskey oh, tennessee whiskey ♪ ♪ you're as smooth as tennessee whiskey ♪ ♪ tennessee whiskey tennessee whiskey ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
we're so excited. we're going to get another song from chris stapleton. how good was that? >> amazing. >> we have ice cream hacks coming up in the next hour. national ice cream month. >> i celebrate all the time. first, a check of your local news and weather. >> way to go, chris. i )m ... ==topvo== rider safety will be front and center this morning .. when bart board members meet to discuss safety impv it's 8:56. i'm kris sanchez. rider safety will be front and sent they are morning as the b.a.r.t. board meets to discuss safety improvements. they'll discuss a new report showing an uptick in violence on b.a.r.t. trains and at b.a.r.t. stations. it comes in the wave of an attack in april when a mob of young people stormed a train at a b.a.r.t. station. any crime is unacceptable and
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this morning on "today's take," grammy-winning country superstar, chris stapleton, on our concert stage. and the answers to your parents and relationship questions you're too afraid to ask. and the easiest ice cream cake ever and cool summer treats, coming up right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to a "today" program for july 18th, 2017. you're listening to "the second one to know" by chris stapleton. he's going to sing that song. this is a hard rockin' song. >> his voice is the perfect mix
of smooth and gritty. >> we were watching him. and i said, his wife performs with him. you know what? that's the power couple i want to be part of. you know, hank can do my taxes. i love henry. but to perform with your spouse, that takes things to a different level. >> maybe you do your taxes together. >> yeah. >> except i'm horrible at math and i'm frustrated. >> we should do a show where our spouses come in and do the show. >> or just make fun of us. >> that would be fun. >> henry doesn't really watch. >> he doesn't know how this whole thing works? >> you can say whatever you want. >> i did say to dylan, i love him. >> she followed it up, i really love him. >> this is like jay and beyonce. >> yes. >> a more chill version.
>> we want to live in the country. >> you went to the dairy queen, as part of our summer scoop series. >> we do now. >> i have a problem with july being national ice cream mon. it's also just summer. in summer, it's hot. you eat ice cream. i have an idea for the ice cream association of america. >> what is that? >> i'm sure it exists. >> i think they should make january national ice cream month. you know why? >> nobody wants ice cream in january. >> i do. >> gavin, get on this. find out how much ice cream they sell in january, compared to july. i'll bet it's not that different. >> i would say it's very different. >> it goes from stuff you buy in the freezer. and in the summer, stuff you buy at ice cream shops and trucks. >> in the summer, we're walking -- it's really hot,
she's like, mommy, can i have an ice cream. she does not ask for one in january. >> to me, ice cream is a year-long thing. you don't buy it outside. >> i disagree. >> i do it every night. >> orange room. >> #shouldn't -- that's the question. >> #icecream summer. #icecreamwinter. >> what are you asking people? >> prefer it in the summer or the winter? >> i eat it all the time. >> we find out. >> i went to dairy queen. >> and you thought the cone was lumpy. >> i thought i was really good. >> they don't do a swirl. >> i used to swirl the ice cream. >> you worked in an ice cream shop is past tense. >> what happened at the ice cream shop?
>> i don't want to talk about it. >> you need to talk about what happened at the ice cream shop. i will tell. dylan was fired from that job. >> you sound like you have glee. >> in college. it sits heavy in my heart. it was one of my favorite jobs. i loved working at ice cream shop. in new jersey. a little small thing, the size of this table. >> it's still there. >> it's a long story. i feel like my boss was out to get me. it was my niece's birthday party. can i have the day off? it was pouring rain. there were four other people. i said it's the size of this place. i called in and said i can't make it in to work. and the next day, i get a phone call -- we're going to have to -- we have to let you go. i go, who is this?
i thought it was a joke. no way i would be fired because of that. >> you told me before you ate a lot of ice cream on the job. >> that wasn't why i got fired. >> could that have been the reason? >> i ate a small amount of a lot of ice cream. >> when you were closing up, did you put your head underneath? >> i always wanted to do that. >> after i made a milk shake, you fill up the cup -- >> why didn't you do that at dairy queen? >> what? >> put your head under -- >> i think there's sanitation issues. >> my bad. >> i ate as much as i could. >> it was a popular ice cream place. >> oh, yeah. the line would be wrapped around the place. >> check out the line at the beach in stone harbor, new jersey. >> that's why you didn't get back my e-mails. >> it was the weekend.
was it a personal e-mail? >> it wasn't a personal e-mail? >> was it a work e-mail? >> do you not replay on e-mails on weekends? >> work e-mails? no. >> he doesn't text, either. >> al will say, i texted you this picture. oh, i never got it. and then, he showed me my number. and he has the wrong number. he's texting somebody. that means you gave me the wrong number. did you have that where a boy would ask for your telephone number and you would feel too bad to give it to him. and you would do not answer in your phone? >> no. >> if you didn't want to get -- if there was like a reason. is that a bad thing to say? >> why don't you give him the wrong number? >> because i felt guilty. >> getting back to the long
line, we want you to send in your photos and videos at the long lines at your favorite ice cream shops, #todaystake and tell us about your favorite ice cream joint. >> i'll drive by and make sure his truck is not there to get some ice cream without him knowing. >> i would go in. i would go in and go, hey, how do you like me now? you fired this. i'm dylan dreyer, who are you? >> who? >> i wouldn't do that. >> i think it would be fun. >> i think we should send you there with a camera. >> i'll go with you. just to get free ice cream. >> favorite ice cream in the world, amy's ice cream, austin, texas. their cinnamon sugar ice cream, or the sweet cream. >> those little places like that are spectacular. as far as a chain is concerned,
national ice cream, graters. >> blue bell, excuse me. >> i would have to go graters over blue bell. blue bell is good. >> never had either. >> what about you? >> my favorite store ice cream or ice cream place? >> either one. >> the one i used to work at. >> chain. >> i have to go with breyer's ice dream. >> dylan dreyer is the perfect ice dream. >> but dryer's is real. i have no stake in the company. >> i say you are. >> we're going to send dylan to the place. >> yeah. we're sending you -- >> the longest line, dylan is going to go there. >> do i have a wait in the line? >> we'll get back to you on that. now, send in the pictures with the longest line.
>> me, too. we got to go together with sprinkles. >> rainbow and chocolate? >> some people call it jimmies. >> there's a great place in milwaukee, nell's. >> it's unbelievable. >> all right. send in those pictures. >> garth brooks. he played a concert on saturday in oklahoma city. and two concertgoers stole the show, while he was performing my favorite songs, "unanswered prayers." >> one of my favorite songs. what is it? how does it go? ♪ unanswered prayers >> who sings the song? >> why don't you sing with me? >> i can't get "tennessee whiskey" out of my head. a man named drew proposed to his girlfriend. the proposal caught his attention, causing him to halt his performance next. >> chelsea, where do you want to
go on your honeymoon? where? no idea. i'll tell you what, if you pick hawaii, we will pay for it. okay? >> i want to go to hawaii. but i want to go to as concert. >> he played in las vegas. it was almost acoustic. it was the best night ever. drew told today.com, it was an unexpected blessing. and he put on a tremendous show. >> good for him. >> let's sing with garth brooks later. >> later in the show, garth wife's trisha yearwood came on. ♪ she's in love with a boy wish you could date your celebrity crush, there's an app for that. if you're single, you want to check it out.
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if you've got a life, you gotta swiffer so, this is interesting. you're going on vacation. >> yes. >> you're going to make baby food when you're gone? >> i have a baby blender, steamer/blender thing. >> you're a mom i aspire to be. >> there's a great thing with fr fruit and vegetables. i don't have to bring baby food. >> i aspire to be just like you. >> thanks. i'm doing it because it's easy. >> it's easier to bring a jar of food. >> i don't have room in my suitcase. >> kathie lee is yawning. >> hi. >> the only thing good about getting older is you don't have to worry about baby bottles. >> you do have to worry about diapers. >> yes.
>> can you clarify that, too? >> we share a lot of things. >> i'm just kidding. >> if you like to date a celebrity, like kathie lee -- >> i want to date kathie lee. >> get in line. >> a new app can offer you the next best thing. it sorts out people who look like your favorite celebrity. >> betty white. >> and the new look-alike feature, can be celebrity. >> it can be an old boyfriend? >> yeah. >> upload a photo. >> that's not a healthy thing. you have to think things through, al. it's not healthy. >> if you want to date dylan, by the way who doesn't? >> i think brian would have something to say about that. >> if you want to date dylan, here's a girl. >> wait.
>> they look like me? >> they don't look anything like you? >> they're pretty. >> here's the thing, they're not the real thing. >> and jenna. >> i can kind of see it. >> the one in the center at the top. >> yeah. >> thank god for our great lighting. >> kathie lee? >> we don't have kathie lee? >> what about al? >> nobody wants to. >> there's no al? >> oh, there we go. >> al. >> you look dapper. >> wow. >> i would date me. >> where is mike tirico? >> the top three searched male celebrities. chris evans. >> he is cute. >> i couldn't. >> thanks for clarifying. beyonce and kim kardashian. >> okay. i guess we ran out of time. >> is there anybody over 60?
>> we have kathie lee, on the phone. >> wow. >> i can't see. >> i can't see, either. >> you look pretty, in the tiny, little circles. >> i think you look prettier in person. >> if i could date anybody, it would be you. >> you have fun. >> i would date all of you. >> on that -- bye. see you at 10:00. >> come on, kathie lee. bye. let's show you what's happening as far as your weather is concerned. we have a big area of high pressure. a central ridge, hot, dry air, and calling it the ring of fire. that's right. storms ride up and arnold ound . underneath it, we have a lot of hot air happening. heat warnings and watches, through the midsection of the country.
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month known as summer. we're celebrating with justin chapple. >> he is the host of "food & wine's" mad genius tips. and he has the scoop on summer. >> how are you? going to start with bonbons? >> yes. the first thing with the bonbons. you take a small scoop. you scoop your ice cream on to wax paper or porarchment. once you get them scooped out, you put in a stick. and we're making a dyi magic shell. it's chocolate with coconut oil. >> coconut oil can be used on everything. you will let that cool completely. you want it to be room temperature. these are soft already. you tip them into your magic shell. >> do you put it in the refrigerator? >> you put it in room
temperature. when it hits cold temperatures, it will get solid. >> and you can dip it in these things. >> that's fun for kids, too. >> this is supersimple. no drip ice cream cones. you stuff little marshmallows in the bottom. isn't that a neat idea? >> how many? >> i like to stuff them nicely. >> i just -- >> maybe a little more gently. >> i wanted a little miniice cream cone. look at that tip. you scoop it in. >> yeah. fantastic. >> it's going well. >> easy ice cream cake. >> you bake your cakes. let them cool completely. you can pop them in the freezer. you scoop your ice cream on top. and you spread it evenly. >> you let your ice cream melt a little bit. get soft. >> you want it soft. any flavor of the cake. i like chocolate and vanilla. super classic. once you spread it on, you.
it in the freezer. >> the spreading part is hard. >> if it was a little pop there. >> it would have been perfect. >> and what i like to do is invert the cake on a plate. who wants to do it? >> jenna. >> i'm horrible at inverting. >> there you go. >> yeah. >> maybe a little more gently. >> graceful. >> you invert it on to a plate and invert it on the second part. >> that's the hardest part. >> and you frost it. when you get in the freezer -- >> frozen whipped cream. >> this is really cute. >> you spread it all arnold. add your little sprinkles. >> what about chris ice cream sandwiches. >> forget the scoop. you want to cut your ice cream. this is great for ice cream sandwiches. you cut through the pint of ice
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board members are meeting to discuss safety improvements. today's meeting is going to show an up tick in violence at bart stations. it comes in the wake of an attack. bart leaders say any crime is unacceptable one possibility is hiring more police officers to manage this. bart added new security cameras from its entire fleet of trains. coming up, a look at your weather and traffic.
mid-80s for the north bay, with temperatures holding steady as we go into the next several days, a bit of a warmup in time for the weekend. >> you notice most of the activity that's not green is slow south of the dunbar bridge. we're looking at southbound 17 just in the last two minutes. the crash must have cleared. westbound 237. jamup around moffet where there's a crash reported in the last few minutes. still blocking one of your middle lanes. back to you. >> thank you very much, mike. that's the news for us right now, we'll be back with more news in 30 minutes.
now, to some parents and relationship questions. you may have always wondered about but would never admit in public. >> we're going to ask them for you. whether it's normal or not to dislike your spouse. that's not normal. and if it's okay to have a favorite kid. here with the anxiouses to these questions and more, family psychologist, jennifer ha hartstein. the first one is for all of the janua jan bradys out there. is it normal to have a favorite child? my guess is no. >> i think there's a favorite child in my family. you know who that is. >> me, too. and it's not us. >> the truth is, i'm going to own it. i'm for sure the favorite child. i'll get that phone call later.
i'm kidding. the fact is, it is normal to have a favorite child. you have different interests. you have more than one child. and one is really doing great with you and you're clicking and the other one is not. you're going to favor the one that you're getting along with better in that moment. but we want to be mindful of how we favor our children, right? a little bit of favoritism as it flows. but if you favor one as a parent all the time, it is going to cause some disruption in your other kids. >> it sure did. >> it sure did. >> we do joke about it with my brothers all the time. it has become a running joke at this point. >> right. >> this question for our married viewers. is it normal to hate your spouse? >> strongly dislike your spouse, yes. >> is it normal? >> yes. you're bringing two people with distinct personalities into a relationship. and relationships ebb and flow. what if you need your spouse to
step up their game. and you need their help. they're just not stepping in. you're going to build resentment. the key is communication. can we talk it through? when that communication breaks down, we know there's some problem. but you're not going to like everybody all the time. you will love them all the time. but you may not like them. >> i think the key there the talking about it. also, the ebbs and flows. we'll have a great week and not so great. >> you hit the wall. >> love and kindness has to be at the center. >> and respect. >> coming up. talking about school projects. is it normal for parents to have that anxiety? >> it's normal for us to want to feel anxious. to feel anxious and want to succe succeed. that's the key. are we stepping in and blocking a barrier to their success. so they don't know how to fail,
how to do it on their own. we know that's what's happening. you have to sit on your hands a little bit, tolerate your own anxiety. talk to your partner and your friends. and let your kids try to do it. if you swoop in, you will really impact your kids' self-esteem. >> i can see that. moving to social media. is it normal for an adult to get caught up in the social media world? >> you discussed this before? >> i think it is. going to it mindlessly. >> we're all relationship driven. and we compare ourselves to others all the time. we like our kids and teenagers are going to compare ourselves in social media. it's a black hole. it's normal. but model what you think should be appropriate screen usage. you can only do better that way. >> i just interviewed that we
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derek hou. >> derek hough. >> i know. >> you've done judging before. this was different this time. >> yeah. >> being surrounded by artists like ne-yo and j. lo and others. it was a different dynamic. that's something i was able to lend before, being in the myst of my career. and giving the dances an idea of what it is like to be a working professional. >> when you're judging, are you thinking what it is like to receive criticism? >> that's part of being a dancer. when america's watching, they get caught up. you're too harsh.
or this is hard the see the young people get the criticism. but that's part of a dancer's life. it's ingrained in us. we're in a studio, standing in front of a mirror to critique ourselves. and the ballet matters are there. >> i got to see misty dance. you have been dancing since you were a teen. do you get tired of it? do you get to where you want a day off? >> of course. i love what i do. there's no way you can work eight hours a day, performing six days a week, if you didn't love it. the work that goes into it is so much more than getting on stage and having flowers thrown at you. you spend 90% of the time working your butt off. i love it. >> having been blessed enough to see you dance, it's a joy. it has to be fulfilling when the
little girls come up to you and what do they say? >> it's incredible. to hear it from their parents, as well. for them to be able to see possibilities that they didn't see before. to feel like it's okay to not fit into this cookie cutter mold of what a dancer should be. and they see a different feature for themselves. and seeing them with my barbie, and just ready to take a puck ch picture. it's beautiful to see the next generation with new possibilities, i think. >> you have a new special. the last time we got together was your under armour commercial. tell us about the new one. >> unlike any is the campaign. this is my second commercial and campaign with all will. it's setting an example for all athletes and the direction we should be going, empowering
women, that it's okay to be strong. and just being a part of under armour and watching the growth. and how much the women's line and campaign have grown throughout the time i've been with them, it's incredible to be a ballerina, a black woman and one of the faces of under armour. >> breaking so many boundaries. >> misty, thank you so much. we want to remind you, "world of dance," tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central. i have to answer to the weather map. >> please. >> no, no. >> do a twirl. >> no, i can't. i can't. i can't do that. i do my -- summer storm in the gulf. monsoonal moisture causing problems in the southwest. that will plague that region
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we'll see 91 in antioch. walnut creek 89 degrees. oakland 73 degrees. foggy half moon bay, the temperature up to 62 degrees. palo alto looking at a high of 83 degrees in san francisco. upper 50s in the marina district, while the mission district will be at 67. high of 58 degrees in monterrey. over the next several days our temperatures will be holding steady, and the earn land areas will be warming up from the upper 80s after you look at the next several days for the valleys and 95 for the end of the weekend. >> carrie, thank you very much. happening right now, firefighters are monitoring for hotspots after a south bay fire that came dangerously close to a winery. as of early this morning, it's 40% contained. we are expecting updates soon on that. you can link to information on
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