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on vacation still? i don't know. we're here and we will continue to be here for the next half hour or so, give you local news updates. >> 7:25 with local news updates at 11:00. good morning. get out. the u.s. with a show of force after the latest missile test. two international crises, awaiting the new chief of staff, john kelly on his first day on the job. breaking overnight, 12 inmate escape from an alabama prison including one attempted killers. one escapee still on the run. this morning the frantic search to track him down. on alert, security being
ramped up in airports in australia after a plot is foiled. four men in custody. what led to their arrest? all that, plus, did a search for hidden treasure claim another victim. the case of the incredible shrinking airline seat. and labor of love. a doctor about to give birth herself, takes a break to deliver someone else's baby, the monday morning story to give you a boost. today, july 31st, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this monday morning. thank you for joining us. hoda's here while savannah takes vacation time. playing trading places here. >> and you are back. we missed you.
>> i missed you, too. >> not the same without you. >> thank you. it's good to come back and we come back with real news to cover this morning. new turmoil facing president trump and abroad. vladimir putin is calling for the expulsion of 755 u.s. diplomats and staff members from russia. >> there's new tension with north korea, as well. on sunday, the u.s. flew two bombers over the korean peninsula, following the second long-range missile test this month. >> as we said this comes at the president's new chief of staff in the white house is sworn in today, after last week's ousting of reince priebus. but will retired general john kelly be able to restore order to the white house? we're covering it all for you this morning starting with nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. dangerous crises on two fronts today. vladimir putin retaliating for congressional sanctions against russia. and the u.s., in a show of
military force against north korea, in the face of an alarming new missile threat. this morning, harsh words about russia from vice president mike pence, traveling in estonia. a former soviet state. >> no threat looms larger in the baltic states than the specter of aggression from your unpredictable neighbor. >> reporter: slamming vladimir putin after announced on state tv he ordered the u.s. to slash its diplomatic staff in russia by 755. >> the recent diplomatic action taken by moscow will not deter the commitment of the united states of america, on our security, the security of our allies and the security of free-loving nations around the world. >> reporter: the largest forced reduction at the u.s. embassy in moscow in a century. >> i think this retaliation is long overdue. >> reporter: putin striking back after a nearly unanimous sanctions vote for russia in
congress. vice president pence says the president will sign it. >> the president made very clear very soon he will sign the sanctions from the congress of the united states, to reinforce that. >> reporter: putin retaliating for former president obama's expulsion of 35 russians and closing two russian/u.s. facilities last summer, punishment for the election hacking. this as more trouble on another front. the u.s. displaying its missile defenses on north korea from alaska. and in another show of force, b-1 bombers flying over the korean peninsula, after kim jong-un's regime fired its second long range missile friday. this one even more powerful than the first, with a trajectory, if flattered out, that experts say could not only reach the west coast but also denver and even chicago. president trump on twitter blaming china. "i'm very disappointed in china. our foolish leaders deal with
with north korea, just talk. we will no longer allow this to continue. china can easily solve this problem." on this, democrats agree. >> i think the only solution is a diplomatic one. i'm very disappointed in china's response that it has not been firmer or more helpful. >> dangerous challenges around the world for a new president who is also grappling with crises here at home. hoda and matt, back to you. >> andrea, thank you very much. let's talk about more about this. michael mcfaul, former u.s. ambassador to russia, is a nbc news russian affairs analyst. he is with us along with jeremy bash, our national security analyst. gentlemen, good morning to both of you. michael, i want to start with you. as i do, i think you and jeremy slightly disagree on this question. you think this is a pretty aggressive move on the part of the russians, don't you? >> i do. one, because i think it's unjefd. we didn't meddle in their elections. why are our diplomats being punished? and number two, it's not
symmetric to what we did. the obama administration kicked out 35 diplomats, allegedly those who were actually working as intelligence officers. this reduction is over 700. most of those will be russian employees but that's a drastic cut. that's the embass yea of iran. it it will be harder to do business in russia as a result of this. >> jeremy, you feel this is boilerplate that there might be some positive relationship to be had between vladimir putin and donald trump, or president trump, and this is kind of trump or putin saying, business is business. >> trump was forced to sign this bill and putin knows it. i think, matt, that the bromance will continue. russia is getting a lot of return on its investment. it's getting examine effectively what it wants in syria. we agreed to scrap a program that would push assad out of the way. it's also getting what it wants vis-a-vis nato. and our president's response to defending nato has been tepid. and russia likes that. >> michael, you have been
obviously a chief diplomat in russia. if you were to expel 755 diplomats and staff, how does that impact the way the u.s. does business with russia? diplomatically? >> it's huge. when i was ambassador, we had to close down the u.s. agency for international development. that was only 70 people. but that was very, very difficult. and i want to remind you, it hurts russians, too. remember, you go to the embassy to get your visa. that's the biggest section. it's going to take longer for russians to get their visas to come to the united states. this has a boomerang effect that hurts russians, as well. >> let me go to you, jeremy, on north korea. another crisis facing this white house. president-elect trump famously said, north korea just stated it's in the final stages of developing a well capable of reaching the u.s. it won't happen.
what is president trump learning about the north koreans? >> 14 tests. they have cleared most of the technical hurdles that can build an icmb that can go downtown chicago, denver, maybe new york. the last piece would be to miniaturize their nuclear warhead and put it atop that icbm. >> president trump said, the obama administration policy of strategic patience has come to an end. please explain to me what the difference is between the obama administration's approach and the trump administration's approach to north korea is. >> i'm not sure we know what the trump administration's approach is yet, hoda, but the trump administration has before it probably in meetings this week in the situation room a very stark choice. either to step a nuclear armed north korea that can hit the united states, or take military action pretemp preemptively. i would think they would look for a symbolic strike on one
facility in north korea to send a signal. >> michael mcfaul, thank you. jeremy, stick around. we want your take on something else. this is the shakeup at the white house. the president's new chief of staff, retired general john kelly, being sworn in today. and he faces a tough task, transforming a west wing that's seen its share of turmoil in recent weeks. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is here with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. general kelly will get right to work this morning. sworn in within the last 30 minutes. the president predicting he'll do a "spectacular job" and attending his first cabinet meeting as chief of staff. the question, can he bring order and stability? former white house advisers say kelly may provide discipline. the real question, they insist, is whether president trump accepts it. president trump accepts it. this morning, a changing of the guard, general john kelly, the new chief of staff, beginning what may be one of his most daunting missions yet, bringing order to the trump white house.
>> if we can have protocol, pecking order, order, discipline, and a chief of staff that empowers the staff to succeed, i know general kelly has done that on the battlefield. >> reporter: but lately the west wing has been its own battlefield. kelly's challenge, to be the president's gatekeeper and to limit clashes between competing factions. including chief strategist steve bannon and communications director anthony scaramucci. new questions on who scaramucci will report to. >> has scaramucci who said he reports directly to the president, have you now been told you report to john kelly? >> i will speak with general kelly and the president about that. as i'm sure anthony scaramucci will. >> reporter: meantime, one white house official with direct knowledge tells nbc news, ivanka trump and jared kushner are supportive of reince priebus' departure and are eager to follow kelly's lead. from the president's former campaign aide, this piece of advice. >> anybody that thinks they will change donald trump, doesn't know donald trump. >> reporter: a point punctuated this weekend. the president first taunting his
own party tweeting that, after failing to repeal obamacare, senators look like fools. lating rooting them on, don't give up. the world it watching." also the president is taking heat for these recent remarks to america's police. >> i said please don't be too nice. >> reporter: appearing to endorse rougher treatment of suspects. >> like when you guys put somebody in the car and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put the hand over -- like don't hit their head and they've just killed somebody. don't hit their head. i said, you can take the hand away, okay? >> reporter: the backlash immediate. the top police chief's group, condemning the comments. underscoring that law enforcement officers are trained to treat all individuals with dignity and respect. the nypd commissioner blasting the president's suggestion as irresponsible and unprofessional. the white house has not commented.
likely with the meeting, we will see president trump in a room with attorney general jeff sessions since he began publicly disparaging him. matt and hoda? >> peter alexander, thank you very much. jeremy, come on back in here for a second. you worked with general john kelly. you know the guy. you know his personality. all this talk about back-stabbing and infighting in the west wing of white house. does he have the personality to accept that or deal with it? how is it going to hand tell? >> no, he won't tolerate that. i know john very well. he and his wife, karen, are the real deal. they are patriots. they have given the ultimate sacrifice. they lost their son, robert, killed in action in afghanistan. november 9th, 2010. they know the meaning of public service. i think john is doing this job for the right reasons. he will be able to succeed if and this is a colossal if, if the president gives him the authority to end the chaos and dysfunction in presidential decisionmaking. it's unclear if the president will do that. >> and if the president listens to him. >> that's right. the president has to take his advice. and he has to make clear that
john is in charge of the entire staff. there aren't just pop-up walk-ins that are allowed. this marine understands the chain of command. >> all right. jeremy, thank you. good to have you here. there's a lot more to get to this morning, including a chilling terror plot, to bring down a passenger jet. this one was thwarted in australia. officials there made the announcement on sunday. and this morning security is being stepped up at airports across that country. nbc's kelly cobiella has the latest on the investigation. good morning to you. >> hey, matt, good morning. yes, the department of homeland security said this morning they're aware and closely following this investigation into what australian police say was a sophisticated plot to bring down a commercial jet. this morning, police are holding four men, all brought in during sweeping raids over the weekend, suspected of plotting to blow up a passenger plane. i know nothing, this suspect says. police have not named the man and they're not yet charged. but investigators still
searching for evidence this morning at several properties across the suburbs of sydney, called the plot credible. and said there was quite possibility a capability to carry it out but did not yet have specifics about location, date or time. >> good intelligence. great policework. great investigation. great coordination has enabled us to disrupt that plot. >> part of a bomb -- >> reporter: local media citing unnamed law enforcement sources reported the plot involved a homemade bomb hid be in a meat grinder and releasing poisonous gas in a plane. police would not confirm that. >> the plot that we're investigating, we believe was an attempt to put a device on to an aircraft. but beyond that, the speculation is just that. speculation. >> reporter: at airports across australia, new tougher security measures. this morning, long lines, more bag checks and frustrated travelers. >> extra caution should be taken. but this is excess honestly. this is just too much. >> it can't be helped. >> reporter: australia hasn't
been hit by a major terrorist attack since the siege and hostage-taking at the lindt cafe in sydney two years ago. two people were killed, along with the gunman. this morning, this country is on alert. and police say the investigation is ongoing. they say they've already seized a number of what they call items of great interest. they haven't said whether the alleged plot is tied to isis, only that it was islamist inspired and involved extensive planning. hoda? matt? morning for an inmate who broke out of an alabama jail sunday night. 11 other inmates, including 2 attempted killers, have already been recaptured. but one escapee is on the loose. 24-year-old brady kilpatrick was jailed for drug offenses.
off-duty law enforcement personnel have been asked to help on that last one. we have an update on the power outage on north carolina's outer banks. tens of thousands of people who were forced to evacuate over the weekend got more bad news on sunday. authorities say all three power lines that serve the islands have been damaged. and electricity could be out for as long as two weeks. on thursday, a construction company accidentally drove a steel casing into a power cable. since then about 70,000 visitors and vacationers have been evacuated. for the second time in eight days, a group of arizona hikers had to be rescued after being stranded by flash flooding. this time it happened in sabino canyon, northeast of tucson. 26 hikers were trapped by raging floodwaters and had to be airlifted to safety. nobody was hurt. last monday, 17 hikers were rescued from a recreational area a few miles away from there. crews used a helicopter to pull them up from the bottom of a
cliff. let's get our first check of the weather this morning. al is off. and dylan is in. we have sticky weather on the way. >> eventually. yes. wesee humidity build in the northeast. we have a tropical depression off of the west coast of florida. winds at 35 miles per hour. the storm system is moving east at about eight miles per hour. it's expected to cross right across florida, through the day and into the overnight hours. by 2:00 a.m., tomorrow morning, we're going to see the storm exit off the east coast of florida and move out to sea, parallel to the eastern southeast seaboard. before it does so, we could see several inches of rain fall through florida. so because of that, we have flash flood watches. in effect and also a tropical storm watch because of those gusty winds. we could see at times two to three inches of rainfall an hour. that could result with five to eight inches of rain in some areas. that's why we could see flash flooding. as far as the southeast coast, south carolina, north carolina, even down into georgia, we're looking at rough surf. that storm should stay out to sea at this point. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up
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lightning on thursday and temperatures stay in the 90s throughout much of the workweek. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you very much. coming up, another person vanishes while searching for that elusive treasure, allegedly hidden in the southwest. is it time to call off that hunt for riches. and then, the case of the incredible shrinking airline seat. is your safety being put at risk as the seats get smaller and smaller? but first, this is "today" on nbc. sm aller? but first, th is is "today" on c. nb
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you have s.w.a.t. team negotiators on the scene. we know one woman was injured and transported to the hospital. it's unknown the extent of those injuries. we will update you a as new updates come in. at 7:27 let's get a look at the forecast with kari. >> we are seeing some low clouds right now in san francisco, that will gratdly clear out as we go through the day and keep the temperatures today. 70 san francisco and 88 degrees in san jose. expect 90s livermore, concord and santa rosa 91. we are having a typical summertime late start to your commute. tri-valley slowing from pleasanton. south 880 a crash happened and cleared over at fremont. still low. building west across the san mateo and dumbarton bridges. and north 87 slowing over the next couple minutes.
it is 7:30, now, on a monday morning, july 31st, 2017. we give you a look inside our control room. >> a lot going on in there. >> our producers give us 50 bucks every time we put that shot up. we wish them a good morning. let's get to headlines on this monday morning. days after congress approved sanctions against russia, vladimir putin is retaliating, telling the embassy to cut its staff there by 750 people. it would be the largest forced reduction at the u.s. embassy in moscow in a century. the state department blast eed putin's demand overnight. nine people were hurt when a van plowed into a crowd in los
angeles. witnesses say the driver ran a red light, collided with another vehicle and jumped the curb before landing on a restaurant p patio. the man was charged with felony hit and run. senator john mccain begins treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer. he will undergo radiation and chemotherapy. he plans to maintain his work schedule while he's in arizona and plans to return to washington, after the august recess. and we wish him the very best. also this morning, a controversial treasure hunt in the southwest is back in the headlines. that's because a colorado man is missing and his family and friends believe me was trying to find a box allegedly filled with gold and jewels, hidden by an art dealer. miguel almaguer has that story. >> reporter: search and rescue teams are looking for eric ashby
who vanished last month. authorities blaelieve this is a rafting trip gone bad. but close friends believe a real-life treasure hunt. this morning, friends and family of eric ashby believe he is the latest tragedy of a treasure hunt. eric's sister says her brother moved to colorado in hopes of looking for vast treasure, famously hidden by forrest fenn. when he heard about the treasure, he was intrigued. that intrigue may have led him to the arkansas river in southern colorado on june 28th. >> eric was attempting to swim across the arkansas river, which i fully believe with all my heart, he was looking for the treasure. and met his fate that day. >> reporter: if he died trying to find the elusive treasure, he's not the first to risk his life searching for it. since the millionaire art dealer
revealed the hidden fortune eight years ago, the hunt has gained national media attention. thousands of adventure-seekers have scoured the great outdoors, looking for million in cold coins and jewels. >> if you are brave and in the wood, i give you title to the gold. fenn says he hit the box of wealth to inspire fortune-seekers. but for some, the search for treasure has turned deadly. last year, hiker randy belllieu was found in the back country. and last month, police asked fenn to call off the hunt, after a colorado pastor died while searching. fenn who turns 87 in august, says these cases are taking a toll on him. and he's urged those looking for the treasure to use cautious. >> the treasure is not hidden in
a dangerous place. i said many times, don't look for the treasure any place with an 80-year-old man couldn't put it. >> reporter: but those words are of little comfort to eric ashby's loved ones, who were searching for something more preshz than gold. the fremont county sheriff's department says a body was found in the arkansas river. they home to confirm the remains and have an answer by the end of the week. let's get a check of the forecast, now, from dylan in for al. >> good morning, again, guys. it is going to get hot out west. we could see some all-time record high temperatures in parts of the pacific northwest. all thanks to this ridge in the jet stream. the dip in the jet stream, keeping it comfort in the midwest. let's look at the temps we're looking at. heat watches and advisories. we will see several days of triple-digit temperatures. today in boise, 101 degrees.
sacramento, 98. 96 in salt lake city. that's a little above average. as we get to the middle of the week, these are the numbers that will start to get dangerous. redding, 116. boise, 102. portland, oregon, 107 by wednesday. we could see seattle get up to the triple digits, which will be only the fourth time for seattle. all-time record high in seattle is 107. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we will be watching those temperatures go up here as well. san francisco will go from 70 degrees today to 78 degrees tomorrow, and for the inland areas expect it to reach into the mid 90s today and up to 102 degrees tomorrow. that's when the heat advisories kick in and it continues into wednesday as well. by thursday we will have a slight chance of some thunder and lightning and temperatures
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squeeze. thanks to a court ruling one judge calls the case of the incredible shrinking airline seat. >> they're way too small. i'm a 6'4" guy. and they seem to be made for about a fife-foot guy. >> reporter: the faa orgargued main concern is safety, not comfort. passengers need to get out of a plane within 90 seconds in an emergency. but maintains seat size has no effect on that. the court ordered the faa to review its decision not to regulate seat size. >> airlines have had free rein to reduce seat size and leg room. it's gotten to the point where we believe this has become torture class. >> reporter: flyer's rights brought the lawsuit, saying that the seat pitch has dwindled from a comfortable 35 inches to 31. some planes as low as 28.
while seat width narrowed from 18 1/2 inches to 17. during that same time, the average american has gotten bigger. critics say airlines are cramming people in for one reason, profit. >> it's ridiculous. >> reporter: the airline industry says it meets or exceeds all safety standards and says there's no need for the government to interfere with the market. passengers say they're tired of taking this sitting down. >> bigger, now. get them bigger. they are too small. >> reporter: the faa says it does consider the distance between seats in testing. the agency says that it is carefully considering this ruling. but, hoda, the long-term impact of the ruling is unclear. the judges didn't tell the faa to create new rules, just consider them. >> i think a lot of people look at it and look at it on the
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welcome back, everybody. al and carson are both off this morning. that leaves our girl, dillon, to take care of everything. >> i got you covered. let's talk about new jersey governor chris christie. he was in milwaukee to see the brewers take on the cubs sunday night. it wasn't all fun and games. when christie stepped away from his seat, a cubs fan heckled him from the stands. this is how christie responded. >> the cubs fan says he shouted from a distance, telling christie he sukd and called him a hypocrite. he says christie confronted him for 30 seconds. the last built caught on type when christie was heard saying you're a big shot. >> he's a public figure, should act like a role model. but stephen tweets, i think a little kickback is fine. an elected official, yes, but people can go too far on what they say. what do you think of christie's
response, and 75% say he went too far. and 24% said he was bright to confront him. this encounter comes on the heels of another unfortunate baseball outing for christie, when he caught a foul ball at a mets game and was treated to a round of boos. not the best season for the governor. >> i'm with the 24% on this one. you yell something nasty at someone, they have a right to turn around and confront you and put you in your place. >> i think he should have held his tongue. but i'm most impressed he held on to the nachos. cradled them like a football. >> you have to have priorities. >> thanks, dylan. coming up, the extreme eating awards. these are the worst offenders when it comes to fat and
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good monday morning. it is 7:56 and we do still have some clouds lingering along the coastline, as we take a live look outside in daly city it's 62 degrees and 63 in the south bay, 58 in the east bay and 54 degrees in san francisco. those clouds we are seeing now will gradually clear out and high temperatures reaching 70 in san francisco, up to 91 in santa rosa and our temperatures very much like they were yesterday, very hot and reaching into the mid 90s, san jose will be up to 88 degrees and palo alto looking at a high of 84. as we go through the week it gets even hotter tomorrow, temperatures peaking touring the afternoon reaching 78 in san francisco and 102 degrees for some of the inland valleys. still very hot on wednesday. then we will have a chance of thunder and lightning on thursday. we will keep you up-to-date on that. let's get an update on the roads from mike. >> we are looking over here to a late easier drive for most of
the bay, we will focus in on south 680 at sunol boulevard, your second crash of the morning, more slowing, motorcycle involved and i think the rider is still sitting on top of that center divide, so this is clearly going to be a distraction perhaps, also from the northbound side. no major injuries, though. south 880 also slow coming down between 92 and 84. the earlier crash has cleared at fremont boulevard and a smooth drive toward the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights are on. 7:57. happening now, police standoff in san francisco's castro district continues at this hour. police say a woman was shot and injured late last night and the suspect barricaded himself in a home. head to our twitter feed for the latest including a link to video. president trump has officially sworn in general jon kelley as his next chief of staff. the swearing in taking place in the oval office. kelly replaces reince priebus who abruptly resigned last week. the president this morning down playing suggestions that chaos reins in the white house.
it's 8:00 on "today." it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, putin's revenge. expels hundreds of american diplomats and staff in response to new u.s. sanctions. tensions grow between moscow and washington. just one of the issues facing new white house chief of staff john kelly on his very first day on the job. plus, calorie bombs. a new report out this morning reveals some of the dishes at america's most popular restaurants could be harmful to your health. >> it's surprising to see restaurant chains still putting dishes like these on their menus. >> we take a look at the worst offenders. and clooney versus the paparazzi. the superstar and his wife
taking aim at photographers now threatening legal action over pictures of their newborn twins. we're live in london, today, monday, july 31, 2017. all right. i spy some elvis sunglasses on the plaza. >> we're from tupelo, mississippi, where elvis was born. >> how long have you been watching the "today" show, sir? >> 40 years plus. >> we have some news on the plaza. >> i'm engaged! >> big shout out on the plaza this morning. >> good morning to our military daughters! >> from spain to maine to -- >> "today"! >> and welcome back, everyone. to "today" on this monday morning. we thank you for being with us. savannah is taking some vacation time. >> welcome back to you, by the
way. >> happy to have hoda here with us, as well. >> how was your vacation, by the way? >> it was nice. your weekend was good? >> it was. lots to talk about this morning news at 8:00 on the day when his new chief of staff takes over, president trump is dealing with alarming developments overseas. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker joins us with the latest. kristen, good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. president trump is facing the week with two foreign policy crises. he's expelling 275 u.s. diplomats from russia. now, the move marks a retaliation for congress nearly unanimously voting to impose new sanctions against russia with mr. trump expected to sign that bill. it's also paypaback for former president obama's expulsion of diplomats last september. the u.s. also taking action in
the wake of north korea's latest provocation. the u.s. flying b1 bombers over the korean peninsula and displaying missile defense systems from alaska after north korea filed the second long-range missile friday. the missile could reach the west coast in denver and possibly chicago. all comes amid a realignment at the white house. general john kelly being sworn in this morning. his challenge is to bring some order to the white house, which has been plagued by internal clashes and chaos. republicans have expressed concern that this court is undermining their agenda. general kelly in his cabinet meeting and all eyes are on kelly and jeff sessions who is in attendance. sustained attacks by the president in recent weeks. matt? >> it's going to be a busy and interesting week, kristen. thank you very much. foiled plot to bring down a commercial jetliner is making air travel in australia more complicated.
tough aircraft security measures were rolled out after the arrest of four men this weekend. intelligence officials believe the men were planning to place some sort of device on a plane. they wouldn't say whether the suspects had ties to isis or known terror groups. a consumer group is out with a new warning about popular dishes at chain restaurants. they may have more calories and fat than you realize. nbc's morgan radford takes a closer look. >> reporter: they're among the tasteiest and most irresistible dishes. but guess what, they're full of fat, loaded with sugar and their calories are through the roof. this morning nutritionists are out with their 2017 extreme eating award winners. >> with an obesity epidemic in america, it's surprising to see restaurant chains still putting dishes like these on their menus. >> reporter: the list includes ihop cheeseburger omelet. it has 1,990 calories. just ten short of the daily recommended amount.
and almost 2 1/2 days worth of saturated fat. but ihop tells "today" it's misleading to single out without telling people the wide range of choices that meet a variety of dietary needs. at the cheesecake factory pasta napoletana. 2,300 calories. he more than you need in two days. the cheesecake factory says they've always been about choices. telling "today" many of our guests come in and want to celebrate and not be concerned with calories. and noting the nearly 50 of their healthier dishes have fewer than 590 calories. dave & buster's carnivore pizadilla named worst appetizer. 1,900 calories and 3 1/2 days saturated fat.
they did not respond to "toda s "today's" request for comment. >> they get one-third of calories from restaurant and they deserve to know what they're eating. >> a lot of people in the studio paying attention on that one. >> i'm kind of hungry. we're calling this hoda's morning boost. an uplifting story to get your day going in the right direction. >> this one is getting a lot of attention online. a pregnant doctor in kentucky who interrupted her own delivery to help another woman give birth. dr. amanda hess was in the maternity ward and about to have her own labor endorse oed when she heardlia haldy johnson was delivering a baby and seemed to be in distress. because the on-call physician was still in the way she got up and put on a hospital gown and she delivered that baby herself. >> i feel very lucky that she was there and that she was -- the type of person to step up like that and did what she did. we really appreciate her. >> both women did have baby
girls and she figured she would be working late into her pregnancy, but not that late. she already had the hospital gown and just put another one on to cover her back side when she went into surgery. sweet lady. >> we have to get her on to talk to her. a lot more to come on a monday morning including a new show in the works from the creators of "game of thrones" is causing an uproar. a rossen reports to keep you safe. spot train derailments before they happen. and then some summer safety tips for your pets. and we are going to cook with the one, the only camilla alvas. she will share one of her favorite summer recipes. first, these messages.
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>> keir simmons is on top of that story. >> there's going to be folks saying, he's famous, he doesn't get to complain. but there's plenty of talking points here. should children be protected from the paparazzi, no matter who their children are? and with the tough privacy laws in france work here? one of the biggest and most photographed stars on the planet, taking aim at the paparazzi, george clooney, who he says snapped photos of the twins. clooney and his wife, furious. saying the paparazzi, scaled our fence, climbed our tree and took pictures of our infants inside our own. clooney said he will prosecute the photographer and the magazine. in a statement, the magazine argues, publishing the photos.
those puck churs do not put in danger, mr. clooney, his wife or his kids. prince william and kate, are looked in their own legal battle, over pictures of the princess privately sunbathie ii topless in 2012. and william, reviving criticism of the paparazzi, remembering his mother's treatment, princess diana. >> and chased by 30 guys on motorbikes, who spit at you, shout at you, and who reacts really badly to get a reaction from you. make a woman cry in public to get the photographs. i don't believe that's appropriate. >> reporter: william and kate have criticized photographers, harassing their son, george. and now, the clooneys joining a long list of celebrities, questioning, they say, the tabloid targeting of their children. we spoke to the editor of the magazine. she said the editors were not on clooney's property.
but french law is really tough, guys. there's big fines. magazines are made to print front page apologies. my question is if order nair folks a folks have the same protection? >> if you climb a wall, you've crossed a line in my opinion. let's look at what's trending today. jenna bush hager is joining the fun. >> i like that. >> how are you? >> good. >> happy monday back from vacation. >> thank you. who likes a good wedding? okay. no? you were hesitant there. >> i like weddings. do you love a wedding? >> i like good weddings. but there's rules you're supposed to follow in a wedding. let's talk about etiquette is. the most common faux pas -- >> wearing white. >> i went to bobby thomas' wedding, wearing white lace.
>> she forgot she wasn't the bride. >> i didn't think about it. >> it was on her -- what she wore on the day on the show. >> i did that once. >> exactly. there's some other faux pas, though. buzz feed surveyed its readers. is it okay to bring someone, a plus one, if you're single? >> yes. >> no. >> yes, no. >> yes. >> it's not. >> unless the invitation says, plus one. right? >> but if you take it upon yourself to bring someone else that you're dating. >> yeah. i'm thinking i need to bring my wife, really. >> but that's -- >> you're married. you're not single. >> if you're single and have a boyfriend. >> is it tacky to take a photograph with your cell phone during the ceremony? >> no. >> it's okay. >> what do you think? >> i don't know. i think you should be paying
attention -- >> be in the moment? >> the reception. is it okay to walk over a table and switch the game plate of where you're supposed to sit? >> yes. >> you know how long it took me to maneuver all of the different people and put them in the right place? >> who cares? >> it's not okay. it's not okay. but that doesn't mean i haven't done it. >> 54% said no. 48% said yes. is it okay if you're a guest, to go up and ask the deejay to play a certain song? to request music at the recepti reception. >> hey, there's a song, hey, mr. deejay. you have to ask. >> i think it's okay. >> yeah. >> you want to have fun. >> i think a lot of times people plan the play list. and they want the music they want. >> really? >> maybe late at night. you know, when you've kicked
your shoes off. >> here's a bonus question. is it okay to propose to your girlfriend or boyfriend at someone else's wedding? >> no. >> please don't. >> not okay. >> please don't. >> i think it's really romantic. i think it's lovely. >> you do. you're at a wedding and you propose at the wedding. >> if you do it in private. >> otherwise, the story is the wedding. >> not while they're taking the vows at the church. >> enjoy your life in the 5%. >> 95% say no. is it time to "pop start"? >> it is. let's begin with "confederate." the network announced its series and has been the subject of controversy since. the alternate history drama will depict the nation in which slavery remains legal. the social media protest went
viral. it was number one in the u.s. and number two worldwide. hbo issued a statement saying, we have respect for the dialogue and concern being expressed around "confederate." the project is currently lly i infancy. now, to justin bieber. the singer made headlines for abruptly cancelling his tour. but he is supporting it. he was spotted wearing his tour merchandise. he wore his yellow shorts with his tour. michael jackson's 19-year-old daughter made her bond with matching tattoos. harris shared the photo on instagram, as they showed off the ink. paris and macaulay have shown photos from their quality time
before. >> i didn't know he was the godfath godfather. >> i have more. the "daly click." a man was approaching a house when all of a sudden, a snake slithers out. and he reacted the same way i would, just toss the packages. >> he came out from behind the plant. guy caught on camera. hope there is nothing fragile in that box. would you react that way? would. want to do weather now? moving on over here. we were talking about a tropical depression off of the coast of florida. now, tropical storm emily. winds have increased up to 45 miles per hour. lots of rain in tampa and ft. myers and naples. that will be the biggest issue.
there will be gusty winds, as the storm crosses through florida, we will see several inches of rain likely. and it will parallel the southeast and out to sea. not a threat to georgia or the carolinas. we have flash flood watches and a tropical storm warning. when all of the rain comes down, it can lead to the flash flooding, with some areas in the center of florida, picking up five to eight inches of rainfall. that's going to be an issue tonight and tomorrow. we have the monsoonal moisture, producing pockets in the southwest. by the middle of the week, record high temperatures. 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. we'll have the cool temperatures along the coastline and in san francisco today all thanks to the low clouds and fog, also some drizzle developing within the next hour or two, and then
high temperatures reaching 70 degrees across the bay. in oakland, it will be 76 degrees, then on the other side of the hills, reaping into the mid-90s from concord to antioch, down to livermore, san jose expecting a high of 88 degrees today and 91 in santa rosa. >> okay. i'm done. >> you're done? >> you paid your dues today. now, to a new "rossen reports" that we're kick off this morning. all about keeping you safe. >> first up, cutting-edge technology to protect you from deadly train crashes. today, national investigative correspondent jeff rossen has more on that. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so many watching this about to head out to the train. we cover train accidents. this one just days ago. a train in barcelona crashed. a passenger train. the latest numbers here, more than 50 people injured.
investigating what went wrong. it is a terrifying scene, considering how many ride the trains. but now, a new way to top the accidents from happening. there's a supersecure training site in the colorado desert that's normally closed to the public. but today, we're getting demonstrati demonstrations. new technology that could save your life the next time you're on a train. high-speed crashes. passenger trains, out of control. >> people just screaming for their lives. >> we just heard people screaming. wouldn couldn't get out. >> freight trains derailing, too. forcing evacuations. already this summer, new train accidents from wisconsin, to missou missouri. and just days ago, this train derailing in ohio. in washington, this amtrak train was speeding when it flew off the tracks. in illinois, this tanker is spilling crude oil. according to the railroad
administration, there were almost 11,000 train accidents and incidents last year alone. 805 people killed. almost 4,000 injured. now, how to prevent these crashes from happening at all. unveiling cutting-edge technology that could save lives. it's all happening right here at this giant training and research facility in the middle of the desert in pueblo, colorado. to show how big it is, it's 52-square miles of train tracks. they haven't allowed cameras in here in 20 years. today, exclusive access for us. first up, the surprising hidden danger of derailments, cracked wheels. >> what we're doing with the technology is findsing broken wheels before they break. >> reporter: now, the high-tech
censors can take photos of the wheels in a millisecond. right now, taking pictures that fast. the imak popping up in an insta instant. the hairline cracks in red. this can save lives. what happens when trains are out of control? traveling too fast or the engineer is unresponsive? like this met fro north commuter train that derailed, killing four people. experts say technology called positive train control could have prevented it. stopping moving trains automatically. something happens and you can't run a train? >> it will bring the train to a stop. >> reporter: down the tracks, we're approaching a red light. >> you're not going to touch anything. like something has happened. and we're going to see if the train stops itself?
>> correct. >> reporter: we can see the red light ahead. it's stopping. can i feel it baking. if something were to happen to you, we would be safe back there? >> yes. >> reporter: amazing. in real life, the difference between life and death. but when an accident does happen, first responders, learnilear learning new tricks. a straight train derailment. the freight trains go through cities and towns across america. this one has hazardous materials in it. in the old days, firefighters would take a chemical sensor and walk into in to put it in there. they would know if they need to evacuate your home, right here, or a mile on the other side. something much better and faster to keep us all safe. that's the chemical sensor and it's attached to a drone.
our nbc drone is going to see how fast this can happen. they're going to launch it. it keeps firefighters out of harm's way. you're a firefighter in addison, new jersey. this impacts your community. why is this so great for you? >> it keeps us out of harm's way. and it gives us information to keep our community safe. >> keeping you safe, as well. >> absolutely. >> that's just one of the things they do here. they're deploying this technology across the country right now. life-saving technology that could keep you from a train crash. what should you do if you're in a train accident? always listen to directions from the train crew. next, you should look for a way out. there's emergency windows and doors you can operate manually. as for the safest place to sit. should it be the front or the
back? experts say the middle of the fran. >> e with like that sensor. that drone thing. >> keeps the firefighters safe. gives them real-time information on what they're dealing with. >> our series keeping them safe. it's the summer storm season, reporting on it already this year. dangerous flash flooding and lightning strikes. apps can tell you when it will start raining and stop raining. we're going to storm chasing to find out if they work. >> thank you so much. coming up, jessica biel is here, standing in the orange room. going to talk to her about a i )m ...
==topvo== we continue to monitor breaking news in san francisco .. that we )ve been following ever since 4-30 when today in the bay good monday morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we continue to monitor breaking news in san francisco we've been following since we came on the air at 4:30. a police stand aww after a violent shooting happening on 15th street and bieber west of the castro. police tell us they're negotiating with an armed man who barricaded himself inside a home and we've just learned within the last few minutes a bomb squad is now on the scene. it all began shortly before midnight when officers responded to reports of that shooting. police say a woman was rushed to the hospital. there's been no update so far on her condition or what led up to the shooting. let's check that morning commute for a monday. how are we looking, mike? >> on the freeways we're looking pretty good. we are focusing on one key
issue, a crash over here, southbound 680 at sunol boulevard. looks like all lanes are clear but we have a motorcycle involved in the crash, the rider and the bike there, as spectators because that is a big distraction. curiosity for folks heading down. slower westbound, but not a big deal. nice drive for the nimitz and a crash reported on the san mateo bridge but i checked with the live camera, no slowing showing up in the last 20. minor showing down the east shore freeway and the metering lights are still on. we'll be back with another local news update in half an hour. see you then.
♪ it's 8:00. 8:30, now, on this monday morning. the 31st day of july, 2017. that means august rolls in tomorrow. where has this summer gone? >> where has the summer gone? all right, you guys. this is the fun time of the day when we scour our huge crowd. and we find one person we like the single out. who is going to be today? i think it might be you, sir. what's your name? >> bob. >> bob, we're happy you came here. i know you love all of us at the "today" show. but you especially love one man. who would that be? >> mr. matt lauer. and in fact, you were going to
come last week but changed your plans because matt was on vacation. >> of course. >> i'm so happy you came. >> we are so happy you came. and you've been watching us every day for 40 years. where are the daughters? >> that's cool. >> you're so sweet. can we do anything for you? >> yeah. matt can sign my -- >> i will do that. i will do that. maybe you come on in for the next segment. >> that would be amazing. >> this is a bucket list. >> there you go. great to have you. >> we love you, honey. >> thank you for coming to see us. >> what a pleasure. >> you're going to come in with us. guess who is here, you guys. we have miss jessica biel. you're coming in with jessica biel in there. >> that's way better. >> you like a good thriller, you're going to love her new show. she's going to tell us about that and everything that's happening in her life. and then, puppies on the plaza. how to keep them safe and cool in the heat of summer.
and, "today food," camila alves will share one of her go-to recipes from brazil. i sat down with david feherty with a candid conversation. not just about golf. we touched on politics, social media and the career i almost had. if you know david, you know he's a little different. he's slightly different. it was fun. we had a good time talking. "feherty" tonight, 9:00 eastern on the golf channel. >> you're not going to give us the career you almost had. what's the weather looking like? >> it's beautiful in the northeast. the humidity is down. the temperatures are nice. the heat is starting to build out west. and we have flood watches that include parts of northern texas, where we will see pockets of he heavier rain. emily is affecting florida to naples. we could see rainfall rates
about two to three inches per hour. tomorrow, that monsoonal moisture continues. record-high temperatures are likely out west, as we get into the triple digits in the pacific northwest. that tropical storm will continue out to sea. and will spare the carolinas and georgia. florida gets most of that. that's what's going on around the country. here's a peek out your window. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're going to see those high temperatures really very hot for the inland areas. into the mid-90s from concord to antioch, down to livermore and morgan hill. san jose we'll see the high temperature up to 88 degrees and 76 degrees in oakland. also nice and cool in san francisco. warming up in the north bay. and our temperatures continue to heat up over the next couple of days, reaching the peak tomorrow of 102.
>> and you can find your forecast anytime on the weather channel on cable. hoda and matt? >> dylan, thank you. guess who is here. jessica biel is making a sinful return to tv this week. it's a new miniseries on our network usa. >> justice es essica plays a yo at the beach, when she snaps and attacks a total changer. >> can you describe how you killed him? >> i don't understand why we have to keep going over there. i told someone at the beach. and i told a woman before you. >> we need to confirm the details. >> i stabbed him with a knife i was using to peel fruit for my son. >> she seems nice. my son would say, what? that's not a spoiler. we didn't destroy something.
that's what our show is about. it's going to be interesting and different of a psychological thriller. we are not looking for who? we're looking for why. why did the seemingly normal young woman who has a family and a child and a husband, why did she do this horrific act? >> it fits because we look at you, watching the first couple of minutes of this, it seems like a role you would be perfect for. a sweet mom. and then, you snap. did you like exploring that part of the human psyche? like what causes someone to snap like that? >> that's it. this is what is wonderful about my job. i get to step into the shoes of someone else and try to understand what this person could have been going through. and how we all, as human beings, have the possibility to snap. we have it within us. but what makes you cross the line? >> we said we aren't spoiling
anything. we know who did it. we need to know why. without spoiling it, can you take me at all in that direction, of what causes her to go from a day on the beach to sitting in the inter garogation room. we're going to look through the history as a younger person. and how that life experience can bring you up to one point, where you make a decision in your life that changes your whole existence. >> i was reading an interview and i think you said, sometimes in real life i have trouble standing up for myself. exploring that character -- that made me like you more, knowing you have trouble. >> she was so-so before on you before that. >> there's something about that part of you. >> thanks.
that's just one of my personal struggles for my whole life to be able to say, i'm not comfortable with that. or this is important to me. and it's one of my many flaws that i'm going to be working on for my whole life. i don't know. >> when someone like you comes on the show, they give us all of the information and they do the career rundown. how old were you when you started in this business? >> i started officially -- professionally working, i was 14. i got "seventh heaven" when i was 14. item "yuli's gold" when i was 14. >> did you think you would do the variety of roles that you've had a chance to do? >> i don't think i was thinking so far in the future. we us passi i was passionate about this work. i was motivated to create something. but i don't think i thought this far ahead. i dreamed big. i said i wanted to be a movie
star. that was a term i had heard and something i aspired to but didn't know what that meant. i don't know exactly what i was thinking about when -- >> it worked out well. >> i was totally insane. my parents were totally insane. >> you have a little boy, silas. a little 2-year-old. would you allow or want him to go along the same path that you and your husband have xhoez cho? >> it's a tough question. it's hard to say no because i was given so many opportunities and my family was so supportive of everything. but it's hard to say yes because it's an intense experience. a tough business. a ruthless business. you know, i would be hesitant if he was so young. i would say, you know what? please finish high school and go to college. do whatever you want to do. we'll see what happens when he's 14 and begging me. >> exactly. >> i don't know.
this portion of "today" is brought to you by nature's recipe. nature's recipe, fuel the wag. >> during the hot and humid days of summer, you want to keep yourself cool. but what about these guys, your four-legged members of your family. here is pet expert, andrea arden. all of the puppies and dogs are up for adoption, right? >> for home from good rescue in
new jersey. >> it is summertime. we have to take care of these guys. how do you know when your pet is overheated? >> it's important to note that our pets t s do not dissipate h as well as we do. dogs release it through the fpas of feet and panting. you have to look for letthargy, extra panting. and also, obviously, a dog who looks in any way dizzy. if you see the signs, you don't want to douse them in cold water. that can make them go into shock. you need to get them in a cool place. and put cool or room temperature water on them. >> you're talking about sun screen for dogs? >> yes. believe it or not, dogs can suffer from skin cancer. we don't want to use skunscreen made specifically for dogs. when you are using the
sunscreen, you want to give your dogs something good like a treat before you put it on them. >> let's talk hydration. very important. >> i think people underestimate the fact that dogs need so much extra water during the warmer months. there's lots of great products out there. there's cooling bowls. it's nice and cold. >> yeah. >> toys that are nice and cool. but most pareimportantly, they enough walker. you take something on short walks. >> if you live in a city and there's manhole covers and grates. you have to be carieful. >> the temperature of the surface change on behidepending where we are. i feel we are exposing tahoe a little. >> i know people think it's cute when dogs have their heads out
the window. you either want them in a crate or in a harness that's made for them. >> you belt the crate in. and you have to be careful because cars get hot. >> this is a sun visor. we should never leave our dogs unsupervised in a car. >> eva is the sweetest thing. >> you know, obviously, there's a lot of parasites and things we need to be aware of in the summer. talk to your veterinarian to find the one most appropriate for them. and make sure you keep your pet well groomed. if they have matts in their coat, it's harder to find any parasites that might happen. >> matt has a cute dog. >> this is layla. i don't think layla wants to go in the pool. >> this is safety jackets for dogs. >> you need to be careful.
you need to have emthem in a li vest. and always be supervising them. they can't always get out of the pool or the lake. >> you want to see if you can get layla to go in? >> i think layla is not into the whole idea of that. >> oh, no. no life jacket. this one doesn't have a life jacket. oh. >> there we go. now, it's underwater. here, here. >> like we're teasing. >> bobbing for apples. >> all of the puppies available for adoption. you can get info on all that, at today.com. coming up in enext, perfect recipes for summer. camila alves
we're back on this monday morning. time for "today food." one of our favorite lifestyle experts is here. also the founder of women of today, camila alves. she's here with a recipe that's loved in her home country of brazil. >> nice to see you. >> we spend time together, in brazil. and i don't remember you making this dish for us. >> do you remember trying heart of palms. >> i do. >> and great, tasty steak? >> yes. >> and tropical flavors. >> we're bringing brazil heat to the american summer. >> you have flank steak. >> jike ginger, garlic, bell pe. my mouth is watering. should we get started? >> you do something unusual right off the bat. instead of cooking the steak as this, you cook it after slicing
it. >> we treat meat differently in brazil. it's going to go in a salad. and we're going to marinate about an hour. and we want all of the taste and the flavors to get in there, really good. you mind slicing it for me? >> you are slicing it -- i did wash my hand after the dog segment. half-inch strips. >> you cut against the grain. i have garlic, ginger, honey -- if i can get the honey out. there we go. soy sauce. going to whisk it all together. >> okay. you said this goes on for about an hour. >> you marinate an hour. >> room temperature. >> room temperature. or you can put it in the refrigerator. we have bell peppers, sliced. we have pineapple, going to slice some. you want to do that for me?
i'll pass the knife over to you. are you good with the knife? >> i'll let you know. >> we're going to put some oil on the grill. woo. little fire going. >> i would imagine that the slices of steak are more likely to stick to the grill an entire steak would. >> exactly. this is going to cook really fast. a couple of minutes each side, and you're done. through the magic of tv, let's take that off the grill. >> looks great. >> you start there. i'll take this off the grill. >> got it. >> here, we have, the pineapple and the bell peppers. we're going to cut into squares. you can keep chopping for me. we're doing a good dance today. and the dressing for the salad, garlic chili sauce. lime juice. juice of one orange.
soy sauce. rice vinegar and oil. we're going to whisk that together. >> and you should whisk. >> come on. >> you should whisk. >> you're doing a dance over there. >> i don't bring that to the whi whisking. >> let's put the pineapples and bell betters in there. >> it's crazy good. matt, wait until you taste that steak. >> the spinach wilts down. >> the balance of the salt and the sweet. and you're trying the heart of palm salad, i recommend you take the lettuce out. just so you know, we do heart of palms all the time. one ounce of heart of palm, equals 40% of the amount of fiber you need a day. you eat this salad without the lettuce, you have the fiber.
>> we spent 2 1/2 ever treating us to a dinner like this. >> never, ever. camille. >> we had to bring it to new york. >> thank you so much. this was delicious. good to see you. she's back to do more in our next half hour. by the way, you can find all of her recipes on our website, today.com. we're back in a moment. this is today on nbc.
we are back now on this monday morning and guys, if you're watching, this is a picnic you want to be invited to. we're back with today's summer moment. viewers have been sharing photos that capture the essence of the season. >> this is what we showed you. some of our favorites so far. underwater smiles. >> viewers voted on today.com and the photo moving on to next round is this one. >> i love that. >> beautiful sunset in the background. five new photos for you to vote on at the end of the week and one could be yours. keep those pictures coming and use the hashtag summer moment. >> does anything say summer more than little league. such great memories. and pineapple.
>> exactly. >> by the way, what's coming up in the next hour. >> you're joining us again. >> yes i am. >> making another recipe. >> another thing she didn't make in rio. >> and and some etiquette to get out of situations like this one. >> nothing sticky about this one. much more ahead. thanks so much. thanks for feeding us so well. we're going to have more ahead. first, your local news and weather. i )m ...
==topvo== we continue to monitor breaking news in san francisco .. that we )v en following ever since 4-30 when today in the bay first went on the air: good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. we continue to monitor breaking news in san francisco. we've been following it since 4:30 this morning. a police standoff after a violent shooting on 15th street and bieber west of the castro. police say they're negotiating with an armed man who barricaded himself in a home and within the last hour a bomb squad arrived on that scene. this began shortly before midnight when officers responded to reports of a shooting.
police say a woman was rushed to the hospital. there's been no update on her condition or what led to that shooting. pete suratos is at the scene talking with police and monitoring developments. he'll have a live report in our midday newscast. you can go to our twitter feed as well for a link to our video. president trump has officially sworn in general john kelly as his chief of staff. that swearing-in took place in the oval office. and just into our newsroom, pulitzer prize winning playwright sam shepard has died. he appeared in "the right stuff" and "steel magnolias." he was 73 years old. more local news and traffic and weather coming up in a half an hour. we'll see you then.
♪ this morning on "today's take," it's a mcsteamy monday. eric dane is our celebrity co-host. and the photo feud everyone is talking about, that has george clooney furious. and we'll get cooking with camila alves, who has a light summerer supper, coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this last day of july, 2017. we're listening to "love machine." i love this song. al is off. and our co-host is star of "the last ship," eric dane.
>> what's going on? >> not much. thought i would stop by and hang out with you a little bit. >> we're okay with it. i didn't realize it, the last time he was here i was pregnant. and now, calvin is 8 months old. >> welcome back from vacation. mcsteamy. >> welcome back. >> we had him come in just for you. >> thanks. >> in fact, i'll be doing a lot of things for you today. >> like? >> let's get to the cards and see what we're doing. >> your fans are excited for the return of your show. 7.1 million viewers? >> really? >> that's what it said. >> that's good. i don't pay attention to the numbers. >> that's a lot. >> tell us about it, for those that haven't been watching. >> it started as a viral outbreak, that decimated 80% of
the world's population. i was tasked with saving the world. and i did. wow. how does it feel to save the world? >> you get a sense of accomplishment you don't get doing too many other things. >> last time, you had a beard. i wasn't here. >> season four, you find tom chandler in a self-imposed exile, vacationing. 16 month office the ship. >> you don't have a beard because you're back on the ship. >> back in the navy. they like it clean. >> how about you? do you like it clean? >> i don't like to shave. i don't like dragging a razor across my face. >> your face is smooth. >> some people breakout when you shave too much. >> is that true? >> i shave my legs too much, sometimes it gets irritated. >> just a -- i don't shave my
legs. the seven minutes it takes me to shave my face, i can do better things. >> you took some timeoff from the show. >> i did. >> tell us about that. >> i took some time off. i was dealing with depression. that was odd to me. i didn't feel like i had anything to be depressed about. and now, i take a meditation called prestique, that sounded like a good mood. and the depression is gone. >> you're okay? >> how important is it to spread -- i think some people think of mental illness and don't take it seriously. >> you have to listen to your body. i felt conflicted because i couldn't figure out what i was depressed about. but it's very real. and that was the scary thing. you wake up and you're like, i don't want to get out of bed.
i was seeing doctors. i had dealt with depression, throughout my life. it was manageable. and everybody feels a little blue. but this just hit me like a truck. i had to take some time off. i went away from it. and i'm feeling great. >> so happy you're feeling well. >> thank you. >> you'll be back on tnt with season four. >> i will be. i think we have a special sneak peek. >> how long have you known about me? >> i wasn't sure until now. but i had my doubts. does cali know? it's not my business. you wanted to disappear and you did. but the world is in trouble again. you see it.
>> i'm done playing the hero, alex. >> august 20th, it's back. >> we thought that was greece. but it's not. >> that was malibu. >> you did a 20-minute commute. >> we did a jungle in season one. it was the botanical gardens in pasade pasadena. we have great computer imagery guys. >> you don't have to go to grease greece. >> that would be nice to go to. >> that would be a nice yard. >> maybe next season. you just got back from vacation. i did. it was beautiful. we go to turks and caicos every year. that's my husband and little calvin, happy as can be. >> calvin's cheeks are out of control. >> his cheeks are so squeezable. we had this adorable raft that my best friend had given us.
just woke up from a nap, put him in the pool, asleep. he took a half-hour nap in the ocean. >> did you have somebody with him? or just let him bob around. >> just let him float around. we have a sound machine at home. and it's set to ocean. every night, he sleeps to the ocean. i'm pretty sure, there's subliminal messaging there. >> vacationing with a child is a little different. >> it's not about you anymore. >> it's a half hour of lotioning up every bit of his body. then, a bottle. we get to the beach, it's time for nap. >> you get a little break during the naps. >> you have to keep a monitor with you to remind you have a kid. otherwise, you forget. >> i did bring the monitor. he sleeps for 45 minutes.
we sat back down and watched the monitor. he slept for three hours. it's not my fault i had a couple drinks. i didn't know he was going to sleep that wrong. we had tons of babysitters on-hand. but packing for a vacation with a kid. i had five checked suitcases and three carry-ons. i used everything. >> the olding your kids get, can more efficient you get at backing. >> you can make them carry things, too. they get to 7, they're pack mules. >> how old are your kids? >> 7 and 5. >> how make them carry their own stuff. >> by 7 or 5. i have a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. are you cable to have a vacation? kind of? or not really? it's always work. vacation is a state of mind when you have kids. >> you have to keep them
occupied more. let's do this and do this. >> they're up before anybody else is. and it's breakfast. and breakfast, you have to put them somewhere so they're entertained. by the time night rolls around, you're exhausted. and 9:00, the only tv you're watching. it's not "game of thrones" it's the baby monitor. >> you're saying 5 and 7 is no adult time. >> no. but they're more fun. they do kind of adult things. you can have conversations with them. interesting things come out of their mouth. >> that's funny. >> you had a moment of packing -- >> brian, my cameraman husband, decided to film a time lapse of me packing the night before we're coming home. so, i had all my suitcases opened up. he offered to held. p i said, just let me -- i have
a method to my madness. this went on. and i said, what else do i need to do? yeah. >> he stood there for the hour. >> i couldn't -- >> that's the skill of a cameraman. >> he has patience. >> yes. this wasn't in fast motion. that's just the way i move. >> i like your pajamas. those are my initial thoughts. >> those are cool pajamas. >> where did you find those? >> soma. >> you have to deep them in water. >> and put them in the freezer. >> they stay just right. >> all right. >> how are you been? i feel like we're talking about me. >> we're good. this is crazy. as a mom -- or moms, there was one kentucky doctor that cut it close. dr. amanda hess gave --
>> she was preparing for induction. >> she did both. >> she induced herself. >> delivered a baby and delivered her own baby. >> leah johnson was about to have her fourth baby down the hall. she needed to deliver immediately. but the doctor was not there yet. so dr. hess put a gown over her gown. >> it was more like a cape. >> this does sound like something that would have happened on "grey's anatomy." >> i think for a season, everybody walked in impaled by something. >> i remember that season. somebody delivering a baby and giving birth simultaneously isn't that farfetched. >> did you have to go into the surgery rooms or the delivery rooms to learn how to do that on tv?
>> i was a plastic surgeon. >> i thought you were in real life. >> all that school. >> i was a plastic surgeon. and it was a lot hoff relationships i was talking about. and not a lot of surgery. i assisted on a surgery, just for fun, to see what it was like. >> and there were doctors, that would be on-set with you guys? >> shonda made sure we had the best technical advisers. we had doctors assisting us on surgeries. >> did the patients know -- >> usually, the patient on "grey's academy" was a piece of flank steak. >> when you sat in on a surgery. >> i knew the patient. >> is shonda the person -- >> shandra wilson and shonda
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demands it. you know, i feel like anybody scaling a tree -- >> yeah. >> should be prosecuted. >> let me bring up this point, though. we were talking about this earlier. and, jenna, you made a good point. talking about it on-air, we're perpetuating it. we're giving it life. that's not something we want to do. it's way crossing the line. i don't think anybody's kids should be photographed. >> yeah. it's one of those things, if we didn't talk about it, the magazine wouldn't get publicity, maybe people wouldn't be out to get the photos so much. >> it says we're talking about it. so, we're going to talk about it. but we're going to try to be respectful to george and amal. >> i think as parents, we have the right to post what pictures we want to post. it's our choice. i couldn't imagine other people taking calvin's picture and posting it somewhere.
>> it happens, sadly. savannah lives next door to me. and i know paparazzi just wants a picture of me by myself. but if i have my kids -- it takes what could be a normal, fun time with my daughter, taking her to go shoe shopping, usually, we ent up going home. i don't want her to think that's normal. >> the kids didn't sign up for this life, we did. we live some parts of our life publicly. but we signed up for it. but the kids didn't. >> and newborn twins. they can't say anything. >> sue the magazine. >> in a statement, the magazine argued, publishing the photos was in the public's interest. adding the photos don't put them in danger, his wife or children. >> i disagree their in the public's intrerest. i don't believe his kids are. >> let's talk about pictures
that have been posted. >> somebody has the -- wants to post. >> "modern family" actor, eric stonestreet published the throwback picture. eric worked security for a garth brooks concert. he posted this after seeing garth in -- >> that's him in. >> wow. >> i love him. i love "modern family." i would not think of him as a security guard type. >> i didn't recognize that was him. >> i feel like -- can i take a picture with him and he would say, sure. >> how rowdy does it get at a garth brooks show? >> i love garth brooks. >> i do, too. >> it's not like it's death metal. >> marilyn manson, stonestreet doing security for manson. >> i heard one of your first
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traffic. on the 101, two lanes blocked as you travel north. that has traffic jamming back. there is a crash blocking the two left lanes. it is jammed up and the rest of the south bay right now. getting past that dunbarton bridge. a little slowing, the san mateo bridge has slowing earlier. more local news coming in half an hour. >> check nbc bay area dotcom.
♪ well, it's summertime and the weather is mcsteamy outside. should i just -- it's enough already. >> walk softly. >> it sounds good. mcsteamy. >> let's call it regular steamy. the last thing you want to do for dinner is make a heavy meal. >> so, "today" called in camilla alvez to show us her favorite light dishes. >> his voice is so sexy, isn't it? and camila alves. >> it catches you offguard. >> can you leave me a voicemail, please? >> your voice is just as equally sexy. >> it's mcsteamy outside. let's make something nice.
we're going to do a shrimp and pineapple barbecue. i have garlic. i have lemon juice. olive oil. mind pouring that for me? >> sure. >> you use the fresh basil. >> i like the fresh basil for this dish. i will pour the shrimp in. >> do you have to let it sit in the marinade for a long time? >> it will start cooking the shrimp for a long time. >> like cevece. >> i can never say the name of this. >> skewers. >> do you have to wet those or soak those in watt center. >> no. >> i don't do anything. >> it's not on long enough. >> you're going to do shrimp and
a pineapple. >> i didn't do perfect cubes. >> we're going to do shrimp and pineapple on the grill. >> a couple minutes on each side. going to press the shrimp down a little bit. >> i love the char that you get on the pineapple. >> i love the savory and the sweet. >> i'm going to try. >> and i love this cucumber salad. >> grilled pineapple is one of my favorite things. it brings out a sweetness to the fruit. >> we're going to something healthy and good for you. we're kwoigoing to do an asian e cucumber salad. >> can you use a mandolin? >> yes, you can. the trick on the salad, you need to make sure you're slicing the
cucumber very, very thin. okay? i forgot one step. you want to make sure you're taking some of the skin off. >> to make it pretty? >> no. it gives it a stronger flavor. we want a light salad. >> we're going to slice very thin. >> are you using the cucumbers without seats? it? >> pickles. >> there's a seedless version? >> you can use any kind. you can put it in a bowl with the paper towel. press it on to get the extra water out. we're going to make the dressing. we have raw honey, which is better for you. then, we're going to do the rice vinegar. >> okay. >> sesame seeds. >> toasted or regular? >> i like the regular better for this. and you're going to whisk
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into the mid 90s. oakland at 77 degrees. san francisco will be up to 70 degrees and low 90s in parts of the north bay. let's see what is happening on the roads now with mike. >> we had a pretty light commute. the south bay clearing now the earlier crash clearing from the northbound 101. traffic clearing now, good recovery in the last ten minutes here. we still have some slows. there must be something going on right around central, but nothing is on the chp grid. ly check it and let folks know if there is a big problem. you're right there and the bay is looking light. >> michael let us know what he found out on twitter. a standoff in the san francisco castro district continues this hour. a woman was shot and injured late last night.
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