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timing is everything. >> "today" show is up next. get updates with the "nbc 10 news" app. thanks for watching. good morning. deadly brawl. a fierce gun battle erupts between rival gangs inside a crowded restaurant. >> nobody was doing anything and they start shooting people. >> at least nine people dead. more than a hundred others in custody. this morning the story of innocent bystanders forced to take cover in the kitchen freezer. military tragedy. a marine helicopter crashes in hawaii killing one service member and injuring all 21 others on board. what went wrong? back on track. this morning amtrak trains rolling again between philadelphia and new york for the first time since that derailment. but where is the investigation today and what about those reports someone hurled an object at the train moments before the crash?
and tour de red nose. matt is biking his way from boston all the way to new york. a five-day journey to raise money for a very good cause and so far so good. >> so we've got one day down 179 miles to go today as we start day two of the red nose challenge. today monday, may 18th, 2015. >> announcer: 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 a monday morning. otherwise known as day two of matt's 226-mile charity bike ride. he's in coventry rhode island.
you look great. you're biking from boston to new york. we're wearing the ridiculous red noses for you. that's all we're doing for you. >> thank you. i really appreciate the support. i can feel the teamwork, savannah. we are on day two. it's a lot different than day one. yesterday was about 75 degrees and sunny and just perfect. ideal conditions for cycling. today it's a lot colder in the 50s. there's a bit of a wind. and we're going to go 65 miles today from here in rhode island. we started earlier at the state house. we've already gone 14 miles. we're going from here in rhode island down to new london connecticut. we've got a lot of work ahead of us. the word for the course is hilly. >> that's what i heard too. it's long but it's hilly. so enjoy that. >> good conditions though. cloud cover and cooler it's good for the hills. >> it's true. as a runner natalie, you know
this is what you look for. you're not wanting hot weather. >> we'll check in throughout the morning. but we want to get to our top stories. what one police veteran is call calling the most violent and gruesome crime scene he has worked. it is into the brawl between rival biker gangs in waco texas. what's the latest on all of this? >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this all unfolded in the busy noon hour here. more than 200 gang members inside the restaurant behind me spilling out into the parking lot. what police call an all-out perp battle between five outlaw biker gangs. police describe it as absolute chaos. the shootout between rival biker gangs in the central town of waco. when it was over nine were dead at least 18 hurt. witnesses say bodies were scattered throughout the parking lot. >> this is the worst crime scene, the most violent crime
scene. >> reporter: authorities were on the scene before the violence tipped off that at least five rival factions would be at the twin peaks restaurant. it happened as families gathered for sunday lunch unaware of possible trouble. >> i was there. my husband was in there. the gang members started shooting people. >> reporter: police say more than 150 gang members were involved in the fight. more than 100 were arrested. in the aftermath, hundreds of knives guns chains and clubs were found at the scene. >> there were multiple people on the scene firing weapons at each other and turned on our officers. >> reporter: as gunfire spilled from the restaurant to the parking lot, some customers hid in the restaurant freezer. what may have been a life-saving move. no bystanders were among the dead. overnight the local twin peaks restaurant posted online that they have a good working relationship with police. and that will continue during the investigation. within the last 30 minutes, waco
police have told us that's a lie. it's their quote that they've known about and been preparing for this for two months. reached out to not only the local restaurant but corporate headquarters and got no response. savannah and natalie, back to you. >> jay gray at the scene, thank you very much. breaking news out of hawaii overnight. a u.s. marine osprey crashed after a hard landing killing one and hospitaling others. >> reporter: these marines were on a training mission when it exploded into disaster. the osprey was in helicopter mode attempting to land when it suddenly crashed and exploded into flames. one marine was killed 21 others wounded injured. many of them seriously. and while marines are searching for a cause for this crash, there is a rare phenomenon with
helicopters and ospreys that if it's attempting to land too fast it can actually push out the air from beneath the aircraft creating a vacuum and the aircraft will drop like a rock. this has been a really terribly tragic week for the marines at camp pendelton in california. first six of their marines killed in the crash in nepal while on an earthquake relief mission. now this crash in hawaii. marines also from pendelton. the cause for both crashes still under investigation. >> all right. jim miklaszewski thank you. another big story the pentagon is watching this morning. isis militants are now in control of the iraqi city of ramadi. that is just 60 miles west of baghdad. one official saying the city has fallen. nbc's keir simmons has the latest for us. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah good morning. this is without question a blow for baghdad and washington just days after its daring u.s. special forces raid killed an
isis commander and a key iraqi city has fallen to isis. and parts of ramadi are shown to be abandoned by an iraqi army that was supposed to be on the offensive. iraqi security forces appeared to flee ramadi in the isis advance. the video shows humvees packed with iraqi military in full retreat. leaving a crucial city seeming deserted. isis affiliate showed isis walking the empty streets. a hospital ransacked. video also has intense fighting. the secretary of state insisting this morning isis remains on the defensive. it is possible to have the kind of attack we've seen in ramadi but i am absolutely confident in the days ahead that will be reversed. >> reporter: there has been an
intense air campaign to save ramadi. a city 80 miles west of baghdad. the u.s. has sent weapons and is providing training. >> we're getting reports minute by minute. but we believe over 500 people have been executed or died in battle. >> reporter: 8,000 have fled in recent days. behind them isis controls much of their city and the military base. packed with weapons. anbar is of course the region where so many americans died during the iraq war. but an iraq official tells me he believes it fell to an isis group with just hundreds. while a group of thousands are trying to liberate the city. >> keir thank you so much. the war in iraq is still dominateing the republican presidential race. in the wake of jeb bush's fumbles last week some of his
colleagues getting interviewed on that. marco rubio had a fiery back and forth after whether or not the iraqi war was a mistake. >> it was not a mistake for the president to decide to go into iraq. because at the time he was told -- >> i'm not asking you that. >> the sworld a better place because hussein is not there. >> they say there's an important distinction between the information he had at the time of the investigation and what we know now. both said if he knew the information was false, he would not have invaded. rand paul said they should be asked if it's a good idea to topple secular dictators. saying we're at a greater risk from isis than we were before saddam was removed from power. meantime amtrak is getting back on track this morning reopening the track from philadelphia to new york.
nbc's tom costello is at the 30th street station with more on that and the investigation. tom, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. the northbound train will be finishing here at 6:09 a.m. we have a live camera on that train. getting this up and running has been critical. meantime the ntsb investigation remains wide open. this morning the northeast corridor is again open for business. the site of last tuesday's crash cleaned up. telling me new government ordered safety upgrades are already in place. >> everybody on this railroad has been emotional about this. focused and committed to safety. this is a safe railroad to ride. we know it. >> reporter: among the new safety upgrades trains entering the curve where amtrak 188
derailed last week must slow to 45 down from 50. and an automated braking system is now operational for northbound trains too. meanwhile investigators looking into the cause of the crash say engineer brandon bostian doesn't remember the crash. they are looking at this grapefruit sized impact in the windshield. was someone thrown at the train before the accident? two other trains operating that night may also have been hit. it's been going on for years. kids throwing everything at kids from the ground and also from up here. locals say it happens when kids are bored. >> many kids just throw rocks at the train. playing here and trains come by. >> reporter: often? >> yeah often. >> reporter: if train 188 was hit, did it disorient the
engineer when he was supposed to be slowing down not speeding up? >> we are going to get though bottom of it working with our colleagues and ntsb. >> reporter: meanwhile, 20 people remain hospitalized this morning. five in critical condition. all are expected to survive. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. we've got tamron here. talk about politics as well. >> yeah. a lot to talk about this morning. hillary clinton will be back in iowa later today as she faces fresh scrutiny over her finances. she will be to answer tough questions that raised in weeks. it's on the heels of a republican gathering in iowa over the weekend. >> 541 days left for the end of the age of obama and hillary clinton. >> reporter: on friday clinton disclosed that she and her husband bill netted $30 million
over the last 15 months. president obama is banning the federal government from providing some military style equipment like tanks and grenade launchers to local police departments. this comes nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially led protests in ferguson missouri. if local police departments want other less imposing military equipment, agentcyies will have to submit to federal restrictions. and an extremely rare moment in a college baseball game this weekend when the batter became the catcher for one pitch. arizona state's jason seawall gets plucked with a pitch. but somehow manages to catch the ball between his elbow and his rib cage. >> did the catch it? >> as the kids say, that was bananas. he simply pitches it back to the
pitcher. the sun devils went on to beat the cougars 6-5. >> very smooth. >> that's nothing you can plan. just gravity and force of nature. >> i feel like i need to watch it five more times to see it. >> i'm sure it's somewhere on the internet. >> thanks. mr. roker, how you doing? >> i'm doing good but our friends in texas are getting hammered. this is right now in johnson county texas. they actually had blackhawk helicopters plucking people from their homes rescuing them. amazing stuff. and take a look at this. this is an amazing video of a tornado. this is in elmer, oklahoma. and there are multiple vortices in this. several tornadoes spinning within the main tornado. you can kind of see it right down there. now, more rain coming and it's not ending any time soon. you can see the heavy showers and thunderstorms firing up
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. it's going to be a warm and muggy one today. a chance we'll see some afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. and a bit warmer tomorrow with a better chance we'll see some afternoon showers and thunderstorms. those could turn severe. then, here comes springtime weather. really nice and comfortable for wednesday and thursday into the lower 70s. warmer friday. look at the sunshine this weekend into the 70s. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thanks so much. this is going to be an interesting weekend with matt peddling his way from boston. his tour de red nose adventure. he kicked off on sunday. as we said matt is in rhode island this morning with his riding partner. it was great you were able to bring your identical twin with you this morning. >> yeah.
this is thomas. we're going to hear from him in a second. we started yesterday morning at famed fenway park in boston. it was a great morning. we then made our way through idyllic towns on the way to providence rhode island. the weather was perfect and our legs were fresh. take a look. >> reporter: it was a before the day to the first leg of my 226-mile bike ride. it's going to be 70 degrees. not a cloud in the sky. the starting line fenway park. >> three, two, one! >> thank you for the sendoff, guys. thank you very much. just down the road a familiar face. >> looking good. >> reporter: when you leave me today, i can steal a little of your butt for the rest of the ride? get a shot of this. this is cushy. from bike to the back of the cadillac. but for us the trip home is
still a few days away. good to see you guys. have a great weekend. michael jackson. we're picking the pace up. >> i like it. >> reporter: apparently we're going to stop here. music to my ears. 22 miles in. gillette stadium marking the halfway point of day one. we had very few hills. it's been great. then it was back on the road. biking from massachusetts to rhode island. after four hours on the bike the finish line for the day, the state capitol. >> go matt go! >> reporter: this is the nicest surprise i've had along the route. can you say red nose day? >> red nose day! >> thank you so much. it was so nice to see those kids at the state house in rhode island yesterday. we've had such nice people throughout the route stopping or sitting on lawn chairs waving to us as we go by honking the
horns for all the right reasons. thomaso is here right now, we are 14 miles into the trip today. we started early. it's a total of 65 miles on day two. what should we look forward to? >> today is hills, winds. try to find your pace and have fun. >> i love how he says and have fun. 65 miles of hills and wind. yeah. anyway so we're going to take off here in a second and check in with you later. this is the day i've been training for for two months. this particular day. if we can get through this one, i'll have a big smile on my face. >> i think you can. >> you're going to. >> listen matt. if you want the audio kbooked i offered, just let me know. >> savannah instead of music wanted me to listen to books on tape which helps with your pacing. >> it would help. >> by the way, al it was so nice of you to come out on a sunday. it was great seeing you. >> anything for you, my friend. it's a great cause and we were
thrilled to be there and everybody else will be joining. >> thanks. >> go get 'em. >> thanks guys. back to you. coming up turning -- switching gears now, a mystery in washington, d.c. will this surveillance video lead to an arrest in a huge fire that killed four people? plus can it really happen? the computer hacker who claims he took control of the plane's engine through the entertainment system in his seat. we'll have that story. and dylan? >> taylor swift makes history. what she pulled off at the billboard music awards. but first this is "today" on nbc. >> i love you so much
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and talk with your doctor. "nbc 10 news" starts now. it's a few minutes before 7:30. happening right now, amtrak's northeast corridor is running once again following last week's deadly derailment. sky force 10 is over the first train to head from philadelphia to new york. it's making that turn a little while ago on that deadly turn. the train is expected to pull into new york any minute now. in fact about 7:22 but it was a few minutes late. now let's get to first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington who is keeping an eye on the morning commute. good morning, jessica. >> good morning, vai. we'll touch on mass transit. first some major delays on the schuylkill expressway due to an
accident with a school bus. no children on that bus as well. headed westbound around spring garden, some delays behind that scene. amtrak northeast corridor, service has resumed. light rail on new jersey transit is suspended due to overhead wires blocking. septa septa's trenton line has an hour delay. thank you, jessica. you can tell from her traffic cameras how muggy it is out there. let's get our first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> mugginess will stay with us throughout the day, vai. could fuel some showers an possibly some thunderstorms as we head into the afternoon hours. 72 degrees is where we'll be at 9:00. closer to 80 degrees at lunchtime and 3:00 this afternoon. >> thank you, bill. we'll have another local update in about 25 minutes. i'm vai sikahema. we'll accepted you back to the "today" show. we'll see you in about a half an hour.
we are back now at 7:30 on this monday morning. may 18th 2015. that's our road warrior matt pedaling his way through rhode island. this is day two of the tour de red nose adventure, this epic bike ride from boston to new york. this is the toughest day of the trip. we will be tracking matt's progress live all morning. he has said the only thing that could get him through this morning is some taylor swift music. so we are doing our best. >> just to be clear, matt is on the left. >> exactly. >> that's his stunt double on the right. >> the mobile has a red nose. >> getting in the spirit. meanwhile here inside studio 1a let's look at what's making headlines. police in waco texas, are
investigating a deadly shootout between rival biker gangs. it started in a crowded restaurant and then spilled into the parking lot. at least nine people were killed. 18 others wounded. and more than a hundred others taken into custody. the pentagon is investigating a deadly accident this morning. it happened during military exercises in hawaii. an osprey aircraft went down in what's being described today as a hard landing. at least one marine was killed. 21 others were injured. and amtrak trains resume service from philadelphia to new york this morning for the first time since last week's deadly derailment. and new safety upgrades are in place including a speed control system at the site of the crash. meantime coming up will this finally be the year? american pharoah was not slowed down by the rough weather. just one win away from the first triple crown since 1978. how confident is his jockey and what about the owners? we'll talk to them. we begin this half hour with
a strange mystery in washington, d.c. police are trying to identify what they're calling a person of interest in a case where a home was burned down and four people were found inside killed. nbc's national correspondent peter alexander has the latest on this story fors up. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. this is an awful case and it's baffling investigators. we are in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in all of washington, d.c. this is the home. now the scene of an arson investigation. investigators say the fire here was quote, very suspicious. they have one significant clue and are asking for the help of people throughout this community. it's a piece of surveillance video. this morning investigators want to know who this is. calling the individual seen in this surveillance video a person of interest in the murders of four people. the mystery an the manhunt began last week after firefighters
responded to a fire at the home of savvas savopoulos and his wife amy. the other victims their 10-year-old son philip and alicia figueroa. >> there were injuries. appeared to be blunt force or sharp injuries on three of the four victims. >> reporter: the person of interest was possibly found driving the family's porsche. >> it's a black porsche convertible. behind the church. >> reporter: the savopoulos family lived in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods blocks from the vice president's home. >> this is shocking. this neighborhood is pretty quiet and tranquil. >> reporter: authorities believe the attack may have started as early as wednesday, one day before the fire. that's when savvas savopoulos left a message for another of the family's housekeepers
telling her not to come to work. his wife following up the next morning saying i'm making sure that you don't come to work today. still unclear why anyone would want to harm the family. >> the first thing i'd want is who did it. if i don't have that i want to know why was it done. >> reporter: the savopouloses also have two teenage daughters who were away at boarding school. days before abigail savopoulos posted this moving statement to her mother. washington, d.c.'s police chief says there were no signs that this was random or of any forced entry. some neighbors in this specific neighborhood have reported aggressive activity, aggressive suspicious activity by a door-to-door salesman just before the fire. >> such a strange one. peter alexander, you'll stay on
it. thank you. the fbi investigating a passenger's troubling claim that he hacked into a plane from his seat and briefly took control of the engine. kerry sanders is in the cockpit of a jet in ft. lauderdale. kerry, is this even possible? >> reporter: it's hard to believe that somebody who's in the back of the plane could somehow hack into the controls up here in the cockpit. but this hacker claims that he was able to tunnel through the tv entertainment system which is in the headrest of the seat in front of him. he was able to get up into the front of the plane and take control. now the fbi and you newted airlines are taking his claims seriously. >> we're trying to make the system safer and better secure. >> reporter: chris roberts is either a hacker that uncovered a dangerous back door. >> it is definitely possible to manipulate the electronics through the in-flight
entertainment system and satellite communications to get to the aifonics of the plane. >> reporter: the fbi says in a newly released affect roberts claimed he hacked through an entertainment and in one case caused one of the engines to climb. while agents continue to look for evidence of that the fbi issued a statement late sunday. there is no credible information to suggest an airplane's flight control system can be accessed or manipulated from its in-flight entertainment system. roberts has now stopped giving interviews but on sunday tweeted, my only interest has been to improve aircraft security. but there's widespread skepticism about his claim. recently retired commercial airline pult jim tillman. >> the folks at airbus and boeing are far too smart to
create some system like that. it's just ridiculous. >> reporter: tech writer bob sullivan is also skeptical, but -- >> there's a long history of computer hackers who are on the right side of things tinkering, maybe around the edges of the law. and we don't want to shoot the messenger here when the messy have a good message. >> reporter: the gao released a report this month that said any cockpit that has connectivity should be considered open and potentially open to a threat. natalie, savannah? >> thank you. important to take these claims seriously. >> terrifying. we will take a turn. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by pure michigan. your trip begins at
michigan.org. >> right now it's kind of warm and humid in the northeast. we're going to see a change as a back door cold front pushes down bringing in air temperatures off the water there about 49 degrees. so temperatures boston 60. ahead of that front we've got a warm front. temperatures in the 80s. 10 to 15 degrees above average. head down to the south, temperatures warm. atlanta, 85. 93 in tampa. the good news tomorrow you're going to see temperatures still warm in the south. then we warm up along the eastern seaboard. that's good news. stays chilly out west. and we have that risk of severe weather back into western texas. some rain through the great lakes today back into the gulf. look for fog along the louisiana/mississippi border alon good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. it's going to be a warm and muggy one today. a chance we'll see some afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperatures in the upper
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we are back now with a shot at horse racing history. we have not seen a triple crown since affirmed did it in 1978. but american pharoah is trying to change that. he dealt with a lot of rain and mud to win saturday's preakness. >> as they come though wire and american pharoah and victor espinoza have won the preakness! >> and joining us now, akmad, joanne are the owners and victor espinoza is the jockey. you're on cloud nine. how does it feel? >> im elated e static
thrilled privileged. i could go on and on. >> i heard your dad was saying if it's going to rain i hope it's really muddy. i know american pharoah can handle it. >> it was and we were drenched but it was worth the experience. >> it wasn't even close. victor this must have felt amazing. and by the way, you've been here before. this is your third attempt at the triple crown. >> yeah. thanks for reminding me. >> third time's a charm. what do you think this time? do you think that experience is going to help you as you attempt it next time? >> i hope so. you know what? the other two times i've been i've been confident to win the triple crown. and now back again for the third time and i'm just ready. i'm really excited. i think american pharoah, he can do it. >> what is so special about this horse, do you think? >> his demeanor, attitude.
he's a fast force. but he does it in a way that is effortless. you look at your watch and say he can't be going that fast. >> justin calls him a freak of nature. speaking of, i have to say, justin you were studying for finals last week. you graduate from nyu. how are you keeping your mind focused on that stuff. >> i've had my hands full the last couple of weeks but there's a dream and i've been living on a dream the last two weeks. so it was a distraction, but it was worth it. >> i know you're working hard. and you've got other kids sitting over here. this is really a family affair. >> it is a family affair. it's an affair that started with my husband and then justin and then we all got sucked in. it was like a black hole. >> well we are so excited to see what happens at belmont. thanks for being here. the zayat family and victor
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"nbc 10 news" starts now. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. just before 8:00 this monday morning. let's get our first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> good morning vai. seeing sunshine along with plenty of cloud cover that will be staying with us for most of the day. very little wind. certainly no cool breeze. warm and muggy outside. we're watching the radar. we've seen a few scattered showers. isolated sprinkles crossing cape may at the shore. temperatures have moved back into the 70s for much of the area. atlantic city, 74 degrees. 72 in coatsville. philadelphia international 72. 73 in south philadelphia. thank you, bill. let's get our first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington with a look at the roads this morning, hey, jess. >> hey, vai. still watching the schuylkill expressway. a mess out there. spring garden street the drive times are high headed eastbound
40 minutes into the center city area. westbound looking at right here still watching the school bus accident. no children on board thankfully just taking out the right-hand shoulder, part of the right-hand lane. cars squeeze by with crews trying to get that out of the way. injury reported out in an accident in upper dublin on the pa turnpike and virginia drive ramp to 276 westbound. use caution driving through. thank you, jessica. a.m. tracks's northeast corridor is running. sky force 10 overhead of the first train moving from philadelphia to new york. we captured the train moving from the spot that killed 2 people. three dozen passengers. the train was supposed to be in new york. it was delayed. but it is expected there any minute now. 7:49 is when it was expected to pull in. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. i'm vai sikahema. now back to the "today" show. we'll see you in a half an hour.
♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up -- >> go matt go! >> go matt go. matt shows us the true reason behind his red nose ride. >> i hope you know how much we all care about you. plus kim gets candid. >> have you met her? >> i have. >> you have met her? >> i just recently met her. >> kim kardashian west opens up in an interview about her family's reaction to bruce jenner's transition. ♪ and from all around the world, music's biggest names come together for the billboard music awards including a throwback performance courtesy
of molly ringwald and friends. ♪ don't you forget about me ♪ >> today, monday, may 18th, 2015. ♪ >> 2015. >> we're from st. louis to see al! >> celebrating at the "today" show! >> and good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today." it is a monday morning. it's the 18th day of may 2015. what a great crowd out on our plaza. we want to say hello and thank you to our servicemen and women. and we've got matt out on the road. he's in rhode island this morning. this is day two of tour de red nose.
and right now it's also tour de red face as matt is trying to pedal uphill. it is no easy going. matt can you hear me? >> i can, savannah. how are you? i'm sorry i have music playing. i hope you can hear me. >> we hear you great. i guess if you're going up a hill this wouldn't be the time to chat you know just talk about some stuff going on. >> no. >> are we there yet, matt? are we there yet? >> no i feel like the title of al's book. don't make me stop this bike. >> all right. well matt this is one of the toughest days he has on the ride. we'll continue to check in with him including what this race is really all about. why he has worked so hard what red nose day is all about, all that's ahead. but we've got tamron with a check of the top stories of the morning. >> good morning, everyone. nearly 200 people are under arrest after a deadly motorcycle gang shootout in waco texas. police say nine bikers were killed sunday and 18 others wounded. the trouble started with a brawl inside a sports restaurant that
spilled into a shopping center parking lot. at one point gang members traded fire with police officers. no bystanders were injured. police confiscated dozens of weapons including guns chains knives and clubs. the marines are investigating an accident that killed one marine and sent 21 others to the hospital. their osprey aircraft crashed and exploded in flames sunday during a training exercise in hawaii. the osprey which flies like a plane but takes off like a helicopter was in chopper mode at the time. the victims were from camp pendelton in california which lost six marines in a crash in nepal just last week. just 80 miles west of baghdad, in ramadi isis seized control on sunday. it was a major strategic setback for iraqi security forces. they appeared to flee the city ahead of the isis advance. however, secretary of state john
kerry said he's confident the losses will be reversed in the days ahead. well known extreme athlete dean potter and another man died in a b.a.s.e. jumping accident. the two men were killed while attempting a wing suit flight. jacob rascon has the story. >> reporter: wearing wing suits like these, dean potter and graham hunt leap from a cliff at yosemite over the weekend and didn't survive. in the world of extreme sports, potter was a lived legend. >> and that's the things that really drive me reaching into the unknown and seeing whether you have it in you or not. >> reporter: the daredevil who always spoke of flying pushed the boundaries of human achievement for decades refusing to wear a safety harness. >> when i'm in the air, it's powerful. it's like this is cool as it
gets. >> reporter: traveling the globe scaling the most difficult peaks in record time. shocking even adrenaline junkies walking without a tether thousands of feet above the ground. and known outside the sports community for flying with his dog whisper. an estimated 200 b.a.s.e. jumpers have have been killed. two years ago four men jumped from the top of 1 world trade center and are still facing felony charges. b.a.s.e. jumping is illegal at yosemite. they're investigating the accident. he finally found his limit. for "today," jacob rascon nbc news los angeles. when you combine two of the world's most popular summer and winter sports you get soccer on skis. looking at the amazing body control happening there as these norwegians pass and score while
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savannah. >> good morning, guys. how are you? >> great. how you doing? >> i'm fine. we just had probably one of the hardest parts of the -- oh -- >> little winded. >> all right, lauer. remember me? you tried to run me over in long island? >> and you know my experience with deer. this one, though is particularly annoying. >> no no no. you're getting the story wrong. >> how are you, my deer? >> are you stopping? >> i'm stopping for a second. i wanted to kiss you hello. meredith vieira. >> great to meet you. >> ride with us. >> i will. >> how are you doing? >> i'm well. how are you doing? >> i'm fine. >> you're in my territory now. >> i know that. but i can i brag on you?
i got a text mess a j from someone last night that told me you killed it as commencement speaker speaker at bu yesterday. did you have fun? >> i did. it was one of those things where you walk out and realize there's 20,000 people. and there's no turning back. but it was great. and the kids were fantastic. you know my daughter is graduating in a few weeks so it was very emotional for me. >> finally you get to use that deer outfit again. right? >> remember that last time, huh? >> i do. >> how many miles have you gone? >> this morning 24. yesterday we went 47. so we've got awhile to go. >> look at your legs on you. jeez. >> look at the legs on you. >> i know. hello. >> you are so sweet to come out, meredith. i love you. they want me to keep riding. >> all right.
you go. >> that thing is only charged for another mile. i love you. thank you so much. take care. >> she has a red nose. >> she has a black nose. >> never looked better meredith. >> that was very cute, guys. >> we'll see you in a little bit. thank you so much. next we do "trending." >> that was adorable. >> announcer: "what's trending" today is brought to you by subway. start your day at subway with an egg white and cheese topped with guacamole. eat fresh. time for "what's trending" today. this morning we're talking about drinking. if you feel a monday morning hangover listen up. you may have to see the latest hangover cure could be in your kid's medicine cabinet.
pedialyte. it's become the hangover for adults. use among adults has spiked since 60%. >> i'm responsible. >> i heard it worked and it's packed with electrolytes and minerals. >> i've been using this since college. >> really? >> yeah. >> i had these in my freezer for my kids. who knew. >> is that the hair of the dog that bit you? >> exactly. >> and the people without kids we had it stocked in our fridge. >> you knew already. thanks for passing along. another good hangover cure you know this one. tomato juice. >> who hear takes this on a flight? >> bloody mary. >> you want one? here you go? >> popular not only for the day after a night of drinking but also for frequent fliers. >> i'm not a tomato juice drinker. >> my favorite bloody mary is on
an airplane. >> you know why? there's science behind that. there's a study showing why certain foods taste good on an airplane others don't. the reason they say, airplane noise. apparently the sounds trigger nerves in your brain that sway your perception of taste of flavors like sweets chocolate, the ice cream on the flight never tastes as good right? but the saltier the food -- >> tastes okay to me. >> the saltier foods, actually they say taste better. >> like the nuts. >> so noise affects taste. >> apparently. >> messes with your perception of taste. >> i wonder what happens if you live near the airport? >> test that theory out. >> this is kind of becoming a semi-regular feature here on "trending." bad business ideas. okay. here's the latest. take a look at this shirt that under armour started selling. it is called band of ballers. does that image look familiar? it's supposed to. it's supposed to be a take on
the iconic image of troops raising the american flag at iwo jima. cue the backlash. one said 6,281 men didn't die at iwo jima so you could sell a band of ballers t-shirt. the company has now pulled it and apologized. >> a lot of people that equate sports to war, we're going into battle into war. and it's crazy. i don't know why people do that. >> and you wonder how it gets through marketing into the market. >> how many people said yes to that? >> especially these days after they've seen so many misfires. >> they yanked it off the shelves. now to the throwback performance had that taylor swift and jennifer lopez on their feet. dylan, time for pop start. >> my first pop start. earlier we spoke about winners at the big billboard awards. molly ringwald introducing
simple minds to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "the breakfast club." ♪ don't you forget about me ♪ ♪ don't don't don't don't ♪ ♪ don't you forget about me ♪ >> the guys from simple minds performing "don't you forget about me," the song that will be stuck in your head during the rest of the day. delighting everyone in the crowd including molly ringwald herself and taylor swift. tonight e! airs part two of their special on bruce jenner. and tonight kim and bruce bond over fashion. >> let me show you what i like. >> this is just little stuff for -- >> i don't like this color. i think you have to be chiccer than this. what about a turtle neck? i love turtle necks. >> can i confess? >> you copy my outfits?
>> no. >> oh. >> i stole your outfit. >> what? you stole my outfit? >> even better. the final part of the "keeping up with the kardashians" special, about brus airs tonight at 9:00 on e!. billy bush sat down with kim for an exclusive interview. he's here with us this morning. good morning. >> good morning. we talked about everything with kim. we talked about kanye and that relationship. he said he always loved her but when did she start loving him? i said did you ever feel the need to rein in kanye? kim has sort of become the one that bruce feels the most comfortable talking to about the transition. so we began with kim talking about her and whether or not they have met for a scheduled visit. have you met her? >> i have. >> you've met her? >> i have. i just recently met her. >> and what was that like? >> it was amazing and she looked
beautiful. >> what was she wearing? can you tell me? >> she was dressed up beautiful makeup beautiful hair. very very very beautiful. and very comfortable. it felt really natural. yes. but everyone -- just because i'm comfortable hanging out with her, you know i urge every family member going through this not only my family other families. the point of sharing all of this is to help other people going through the same thing. >> do you feel that you have the room to be uncomfortable or not okay with it? >> you know i think -- and you'll really see this. everyone in the family has such a different emotion. we all get back to acceptance. everyone supports him, but it's okay to have every emotion. there is this sense of death that people around feel and he understands that. but he's not going anywhere. and, you know sometimes kendall
and kylie get emotional over that and feel like their dad's gone. but they understand that they've gained someone else that is just as -- the same person although a little bit different and everyone is just a new chapter. >> yeah. you know before the interview i spoke to kris jenner in the hallway for about 15 20 minutes. she said one of her concerns was she hoped people would be nice to bruce. she was worried about bruce. she said bruce, maybe you can live in the hills of malibu and do everything you want there. but then come down and be bruce. all of this to protect bruce. which they're all trying to do. and -- but it seems bruce is moving forward and the transition begins now. this spring. >> billy, thanks. it is amazing that now they are becoming watchable for a reason. now there's such an important message they're trying to get across. >> very true. >> experience is educational for a lot of people.
if you want to see more of billy's interview, it's on "access hollywood" today. >> good job today. >> first time. >> i'll do it again. >> even with your arm. >> injured and all. all right. lths let's turn to al and get a check of the weather. >> announcer: today's weather pick is by maui jim glasses. clarity, detail. >> and our pick city of the day is lahaina, hawaii. beautiful day. like it's never beautiful out there in hawaii. temperatures the low 80s sunshine and warm. more showers and thunderstorms firing up around houston up into memphis. in fact we go to memphis now live. you can see there on tom may park there along the mighty mississippi river. gorgeous day if you like the clouds and showers. memphis in may, the barbecue
festival. that i good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. it will be warm and muggy today. a chance of afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperature this is the 70s and 80s. a better chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. then springtime weather: nice and comfortable for wednesday and thursday into the lower 70s. look at the sunshine this weekend into the 70s. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you. we've been having fun with matt's bike ride from boston to new york all morning. it's in support of red nose day. but it's more than just biking and it's for a great cause. matt is joining us again from rhode island to fill us in on that. hey, matt. >> hey, savannah. got some nice people standing by the side of the road here. you're lucky because you caught me on a beautiful downhill
stretch here. obviously it's a lot of fun to ride your bike through beautiful countryside here in new england, but red nose day as you just mentioned is about much more. the charities that benefit from red nose day help children all around the world. here in the united states some 22% of children live below the poverty level. we were in massachusetts yesterday. we met an amazing young man and his family. they are living examples. take a look. >> reporter: like many 13-year-olds dylan pike has big dreams for the future. and one true passion. >> football. yeah. >> reporter: he hopes one day to attend the university of michigan like his idol patriots quarterback tom brady. but getting there won't be an easy road. dylan and his family are homeless spending time in three different shelters in the last
year and a half alone. >> you have got to keep track of all your stuff at once. >> reporter: forced out of the shelter they've been living in for the last year when a leak sprung in their bathroom a few weeks ago. belinda pike moved dylan and his three brothers once more. they now live in temporary housing in the basement of a church. >> it's bad. i never thought i was going to be where i'm at. yeah. i wish i could do things to make it better. >> reporter: after being in what she describes as an abusive relationship she left the boys' father and lost the family home in the process. >> i ended up going into a depression. sorry. just kind of spiraled out of control. >> reporter: now living in the shadows of wealth dylan says he doesn't feel poor.
>> i wouldn't consider us poor because if we were poor we wouldn't be in a house or have a roof over our head or food. >> reporter: but the reality is the family wouldn't get by without help from the united way and community support. one thing melinda wants to ensure her boys have is a good education. she didn't finish high school. >> to one day be men and have families of their own and don't want them where i'm at. it's not a good place to be. >> reporter: every morning dylan and his brothers board a bus back to the working community to go to school. but dylan's school has gotten behind. extra tutoring has gotten him back on track. it's on the football field where dylan finds his release. >> all the anger, you just put it on the field. >> reporter: but with his long commute, dylan is no longer able to play on the team. >> i think it bothers him a lot. we laugh and cry on each other's
shoulders. we're a close family. >> we'll be right back with more from matt right after a >> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning. i'm tracy davidson. a muggy monday morning to start your week off. let's get your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> good morning. we'll see temperatures warm into the 80s. we are already seeing some fogginess in cape may with high humidity. that will clear most of the rest of the area is fog-free this morning. seeing temperatures climb. it's 73 in philadelphia. 74 if atlantic city. cape may reporting 68. 70s in redding and climbing. limited sunshine but theer 80 at 1:00 this afternoon with a chance of scattered showers this afternoon. >> the first amtrak train from
philadelphia to new york arrived safely an hour ago. trains are moving 'long the entire northeast corridor for the first time since last tuesday's deadly derailment. the first train left bound for new york around 6:00 this morning. it was a few minutes behind schedule. amtrak officials say a slower speed near the crash site accounted for the delay. jessica is watching a number of things. where are you watching? >> we are looking live at 95 where we have typical jams. not a lot of incidents here. right around the betsy ross bridge southbound as we look at the drive time. 40 minutes headed southbound into center city. the schuylkille expressway eastbound we are recovering from an accident scene there. a half an hour and heavy speeds on the blue route. there is a disabled vehicle if you were headed southbound. >> another local update in 25 minutes. get updates on the nbc 10 app.
♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ a hell of a town ♪ ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ it's a hell of a town ♪ we are back now. it's 8:30 with the cast of the hit broadway revival "on the town." and that is just a little taste of what is to come. we're going to get a great performance from the cast coming up a little bit later in this half hour.
>> couldn't be more appropriate, right? >> we're supposed to move this way. >> oh. >> we also have joining us today football hall of famer jim kelly and his lovely family. they're here to talk about being inspirations both on and off the field. >> they have a great story and a great attitude. first let's get a check of this weather. >> let's show you what we've got going on. first of all for today, stretching from the great lakes to the gulf coast. a risk of strong storms west texas, rain. although cooler in los angeles into san francisco tomorrow. the risk of strong storms again in west texas. wet weather along the eastern ae board. heat continues through florida. that's what's going on across here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. it's going to be a warm and muggy one today.
a chance we'll see some afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperatures in the 70s and low 80s. a better chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. those could turn severe. then here come ohs springtime wet wither. really nice and comfortable for wednesday and thursday, into the lower 70s. warmer friday. and thursday into the lower 70s. look at the sunshine this weekend into the 70s. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you so much. we are wrapping up our special series "are we there yet" this morning. last week we shows you holograms, music space travel. natalie will tell us what's next. >> faster than a speeding bullet able to leap tall buildings. is all that really just for superheroes? turns out, maybe not anymore. i got to test out some new devices for running, swimming and soaring to make me feel like -- well, not really -- but super natalie. once upon a time you could only
find a flying skateboard in the pages of a comic board or hovering through movies like "back to the future ii." today investigators greg and jill henderson are turning what was once just a vision of the future into reality. so we saw this technology almost 30 years ago in "back to the future." >> yes. >> reporter: how come we don't have the technology to do that? or do we? >> we're closer than the used to be. >> reporter: this hover board floats over a copper surface just inches off the platform. there's no friction at all. so once you get going, you can't slow down. whoo. i'm flying. much more than a toy, greg henderson said their hover technology might one day change the world including, he hopes, keeping buildings safe from
earthquakes. >> hover engines have activated, the landing gear retracts the ground shakes the ground stops shaking, that structure never experienced any shaking at all. >> reporter: hover b a building may be a long way off, but with hover park already in the works, "back to the future's" marty mcfly may want to watch his back. so how about underwater? well thanks to innovations like the monofin, real life aqua men and women are pushing the limits of underwater endurance. i recruited butterfly swimmer graham schmelzer to test it out. what does it feel like? >> it's crazy. >> do you feel like it gives you more push? >> definitely. you stream right through the water. really quickly. >> reporter: after a few tips it was time for my best mermaid impression.
like flipper. takes some getting used to but divers say this fin is the closest thing yet to swimming like our dolphin cousin. but if i could take one super power, it'd have to be superhuman speed. bond flew away from the bad guys. so 15 years later, where's my personal jet pack? turns out it's right here and plenty of daredevils are embracing it despite the obvious risks. while studying engineering at arizona state, jason created his own version that's a bit more down to earth. >> this is the jet pack. this is a device that makes people run a lot faster. it puts out 15 to 20 of thrust. it pushes you along and carries you up. >> reporter: it's designed for soldiers carrying a heavy pack.
but how much faster could it make me? >> give it a go. >> reporter: okay. off we go. i feel like i'm going to fly. running with this thing feels like you've got a strong wind at your back. you're going faster with less effort. predicting what will catch on in the future is always tricky but if it includes having rockets at our fingertips i'll be there as fast as i can. >> i see a whole new olympics coming up. >> superhero olympics. >> everything you saw, what's cool about this, came from independent do it yourself type engineers. and it was really interesting to see how far they're taking this technology and where they see it going. >> i feel like i would have tripped. >> it's weird. it lifts you up off your feet a bit. >> how heavy is it?
>> weighs about 11 pounds but it sort of counters the weight. >> which was the most intimidating? the fin? >> i'd have to say the hover board is hard to get your balance on it. tony hawk, best skateboarder in the country has trouble on it. but it is very cool. i think they're definitely onto something. >> yeah super natalie. coming up next, nfl hall of famer jim kelly and his battle with cancer and what it means to be kelly tough. but first this is "today" on nbc.
but his biggest battle came later in recent years when kelly was diagnosed with cancer twice in his jaw and nasal cavity. his wife jill and daughter erin stood by him through it all and erin writes about it in the book "kelly tough." good morning. >> good morning. >> you look so good. you feeling good? >> thank you. i feel pretty good. time will only tell over the future but i feel pretty good. thank you. >> you've been through so much. you just recently appeared at the nfl draft on behalf of the bills and you electrified the crowd. people were so excited to see you. what was that moment like after all you've been through? >> it's really hard to explain in words. humbling yes, because i wasn't sure when i walked out what the reception i was going to get. but the best part of that whole thing was, yes, the cheering but having my daughter and wife there and being able to be there. because last year at that time i was in the hospital. so it was a blessing. >> tell me what you went
through. i mean this is a very vicious form of cancer you had to deal with. >> yeah it was. but one of the things i found out is surround yourself with great people. the prayer cards and letters i received were just overwhelming. and to have my family my brothers my wife, my daughter every time they walked in they had a positive attitude. >> you decided to write about this. the title of the book kelly tough. you're really seeing it in a different way. >> absolutely. i never knew what kelly tough meant until i actually saw my father this man i always knew to see him struggle. it was hard for me being his little girl. so i just wrote my heart and all we had gone through and just what god did in the midst of my father's suffering. >> and the book touches not only on your battle with cancer but an incredibly heart breaking experience you had with your son hunter who passed away when he was just 8 years old and had a
rare genetic disease. tell me what that experience taught you as a family because reading the book you really see how it pulled you together. and somehow you were able to rise to the occasion. >> absolutely. i don't think we would be who we are without hunter. he taught us unconditional love sacrifice. he taught us you know the gift of faith. i mean we know god now because of hunter. and he -- we could not put into words all that he's brought us. in his short amount of time. you know certainly erin and her sister cameron are who they are because of him. >> the book talks about faith as something you came to later in life. not something you necessarily grew up believing but now the such an important part of your story. >> it sure is. you know the way jill and i were brought up we were brought up catholics. but the whole thing overall, we live and learn. and you grow and daddy finally gets it now. it took a little time but i get
it. i'm so blessed no not only have all the support i've had. not only the times i've played the games of football and now my battle with cancer. and also raising two girls. i should say three counting my wife. but we had fun and we continue to enjoy ourselves. thank the good lord every day for the blessing we have. i'm just glad to be here. >> and one blessing is today is your 19th wedding anniversary. so congratulations. >> thank you. >> many many happy years in the future. >> thank you. >> thank you for being here. they'll be back with kathie lee and hoda later this morning. once again, the book is called "kelly tough." check it out. up next now what? needing counseling for the new grad in your family. but first this is "today" on nbc.
papers internships. now time to get a job. how can you get an edge over the other 2 million members of the class of 2015? jim is a top level executive recruiter and the author of the career playbook. good morning. good to have you here. >> great to be here. >> good advice for the grads and others on the job market right now. you placed thousands in jobs. so let's get right to your golden rules as you call them. first you say you got to have an elevator snip. what does that mean? >> a nip et about yourself that tells who you are and what you're interested? i've been loving the stock market since i was a kid. i want to work in something that connects to the market. >> 30 seconds or less. have that down pat. >> that's right. >> and you say network, network. it's easier said than done. do you mean? >> well everyone is more connected than they may think. take your elevator speech and share it with your friends, with
your family professors alumni. 50% of the grads we surveyed got their jobs through referrals. and that's true your entire career. >> you also say it's important to manage your online presence. what do you mean by this? >> well first, all posts and everything on your profile, they're out there for the permanent record. don't do anything stupid. don't put posts up that will embarrass you or a future employer. and have a linkedin profile that's a mini version of your resume and a good profile picture of yourself. employers look at that. >> everybody says get on linkedin. >> 98% of our grads surveyed have a linkedin profile. >> let's go to dylan. she's in the orange room. you have some questions from our viewers as well. >> natalie, we have a lot of questions coming in on #orange room. here is the first one. >> i'm wondering how to answer the question what is my biggest weakness. >> that's a tough one. we hear that a lot. >> we do. and the question will come. the interview is a time to not only answer the question but to
weave a narrative. tell your story. yes, i'm not a computer programmer but if you hire me i'll learn how to code and i've got my great people skills and my work ethic and learn how to get it done. >> be honest and forthright. >> weave it into a story. >> okay. dill dylan, another one? >> this is about the end of the interview and this question. >> my question is at the end of an interview what are the best questions i could ask my interviewer? >> that is really important. don't fall into the trap of relaxing at the end of the interview when someone says do you have any questions for me. show how you think that you have done your work. i played team sports i want to work in a culture like yours. is a is that how it works here? >> do your research and homework. all right. thanks so much. the book is "the career playbook." coming up next we'll get a live performance from the broadway hit "on the town." but first, this is "today" on nbc.
the revival received four tony nomination and it's the story of three sailors who encounter love and adventure in a 24-hour short leave before shipping off to world war ii. ladies and gentlemen, here they are. the cast of "on the town." take it away, guys. >> 24 hours! yeah! ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ it's a hell of a town ♪ ♪ we've got one day here and not another minute ♪ ♪ we'll find the romance and way to get it? the broadway life ♪ ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ a hell of a town ♪
the ground ♪ ♪ new york new york ♪ ♪ it's a hell of a town ♪ >> great job, guys. the cast of "on the town." you can catch it right now at the lyric theater. all right. well matt has almost completed day two of his epic tour de red nose bike ride. he's raising money for kids living in poverty. you can help contribute by going to our website today.com. you can also text "today" to 80077. donate $10 right now by doing that. let's check in one more time this morning with matt. how you doing? >> well i'm -- i just heard you say i've almost completed day two which made me feel great. then i looked down at my little computer here. i've still got 35 miles to go. but that's all right. we're doing well. >> we're going out for doughnuts. >> it's a little nicer day that the sun is coming out a little bit. it's not as cold. we just met some really nice people at a state trooper
barracks here. we've got through most of the hills which is good news. >> that's good. i knew this was the day you were most worried about. >> yeah. we've got a couple more ahead. not so bad though. >> okay. thomaso looks like he's really putting in a hard day's work there. he's just cruising. >> he never changes his breathing. it's like he's zen. he's the zen master. >> he's a cyborg. >> yeah. >> we've started to call him mini matt. all right, matt. we're so proud of you. keep it going. feel the burn. you're doing great. >> doing a great job. all for such a great cause. >> thank you. see you guys tomorrow okay? >> all right. bye. >> don't forget. this is all leading up to thursday night's star studded red nose day special. that's at 8:00/7:00 central
right here on nbc. you do not want to miss it. >> and the #go matt go on social immediate >>announcer: nbc 10 breaking news. >> we are following breaking fews out of montgomery county. sky force 10 is over an accident on the northeast extension. a pregnant woman was trapped in the accident. let's get details on where it is. jessica, back you tell us? >> we are looking now at sky force 10 over an accident scene out in montgomery county on the
northeast extension of the turnpike around mile marker 37. you can see a lot of crew. police activity there. a pregnant woman trapped in one of the vehicles. only one with lane getting by. pretty much by the shoulder. all of the lanes are blocked at this moment as well as fire engines on the scene. we'll keep you updated on the cleanup of the scene as well. >> let's get you updated on the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's a warm muggy start and temperatures are climbing quickly. we have breaks of sunshine. we are watching the radar screen which shows very little activity so far. a possibility of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. already 76 degrees in philadelphia. look at northeast philadelphia at the airport. 80 degrees. 77 in wrightstown and south philadelphia. northeast philadelphia airport is 80 degrees. >> president obama is visiting kansas today. he'll make two stops, the first at the camden county police
department. expected to ielt the policing effort that began two years ago. there was a major impact on improving relations between police and the people of camden. after that the president will speak to invited guests at a local community center. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. thanks for watching. have a great day. tp .
this morning on "today's take," kim kardashian on her reaction after seeing bruce jenner dressed as a woman. plus taylor swift making history at the billboard music awards. we've got the highlights. and golden globe winner ricky schroder sharing the experience of a lifetime. all that and more coming up right now. >>announcer: from nbc news this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist, and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> all right. and welcome to "today" on this monday morning. may 18th 2015. i'm al along with natalie and tamron. willie has the morning off. >> something going on there.
>> you were up late last night. >> i was watching the "mad men" finale. >> don't give it away. >> thumbs up or thumbs down? >> thumbs up. but what is the statute of limitations -- >> with dvr now? >> we discussed this already. i think we definitely think maybe two, three days. >> i say 24 hours. if you say that you are a true die hard fan of the show. if you're someone who kind of casually is getting in a couple of days. but die hards, you think 24 hours. >> i know you're busy. i didn't see it because i'm not a die hard. >> it's the first time i've watched it live. there are a lot of commercials. >> there are. >> isn't that in general with television? >> wow. >> we're not used to that anymore. you fast forward through that which the advertisers don't like. >> and we don't suggest that you do that. it pays our salaries. >> yes. so some good news finally to
report on the amtrak derailment from last week. finally trains are back on the east corridor. they're running again for the first time since the fatal crash on tuesday night which killed eight people. and now the train's engineer brandon bostian as you've heard still doesn't remember the crash according to investigators. though he is cooperating. he has answered all of their questions. there are some questions, however. the fbi is looking into whether or not something could have been thrown at the windshield of the train. apparently it's common along that route for kids to throw things. they're looking at what appears to be a grapefruit sized crack on the windshield. however the ntsb has even said they're down playing that theory that a projectile caused the accident. the good news is the amtrak ceo said now that they've put the safety upgrades into place along that part of the corridor, that
automatic braking system, sounds like things got off to a good start this morning. and so now we'll see where this goes from here. but what's interesting is there is a new report in the associated press that for the first time, amtrak may be facing a $200 million payout to the train crash victim. that is the limit that was set by congress. which when you think about it there were 200 passengers on that train. you know, $2 million cap is not a lot. and eight fatalities. when you think about for plane crashes, for example, the per cap damage -- on damages is about $160,000. >> interesting. this weekend i rode with matt in the tour de red nose and for the first time thinking about how i was going to get up there, i felt more nervous about the idea of taking a train than flying.
so i ended up taking a shuttle over. >> it's interesting. >> and listen, there are thousands and thousands and thousands of train trips every day that go off without a hitch. but between the one in california last year and metro north and this all of a sudden a mode of transportation you take for granted. >> we do. and peter alexander's report last week said there are six times more accidents in train tracks in the last couple of years than there have been flights crashes or other accidents. >> many are asking why the safety upgrade over the weekend why did it take this awful accident for it to be put in place. there's been a lot of debate about funding. the funding was available. the timing for whatever reason this morning on the transportation secretary was asked that about why is it that there's been i think she pointed out three accidents
specifically where the safety improvements were made after a tragedy. >> and don't even start about the railroad crossings. i mean, those are crazy. because you were saying that your concern this weekend was whether or not you feel comfortable on the trains. this story made me think about flying this weekend. this hacker, his name is chris roberts. he now claims that he hacked into a commercial jet electronic system. he said he briefly took control of the cockpit. he hacked into the entertainment system up to 20 times, is what he's saying. and he caused the engine to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways sideways move from the airport. here's what chris roberts said is possible in the air. >> it is definitely possible to manipulate the electronics through the in-flight
entertainment system. >> the fbi said there's no credible information to suggest a flight control system can be accessed from the in-flight entertainment system. roberts tweeted yesterday my only interest is to improve aircraft safety. >> did he showed them he could do this? >> i don't know if he showed or described in detail. my question would be would a pilot have noticed it and why didn't an airline report some kind of mysterious motion? if anywhere were to notice it it would be a pilot, maybe. obviously i'm not qualified to say that. >> and why would you hack and maybe cause a problem on a plane that you're on? >> right. maybe he didn't think he could pull it off and then did. >> meanwhile, boeing says it's
impossible to do this. and a lot of people are casting doubt on whether or not maybe he's just looking for, you know, fame or celebrity. >> i'm from the school of thought now that anything is possible. yeah. >> is that illegal? could he have been charged? >> absolutely. and, listen. the fbi and other agencies have hired and they've actually openly courted some of the best hackers out there because these guys and women who do this, they can infiltrate -- we know it's not just domestically. >> you want them on your team rather than against you. speaking of big awards, which we weren't, but i thought i'd throw that in. >> good segue. >> taylor swift. is this the year of taylor swift or what? >> i have a girl crush on her. even more so now with the new video. >> eight awards including top
artist female artist, top 200 billboard artist. then she debuts her new video for the single "bad blood." check this out. ♪ we got bad blood ♪ ♪ you say sorry just for show ♪ ♪ if you live like that you live with ghosts ♪ ♪ you skard but you never let it go ♪ >> celebrity cameos. cindy crawford, jessica alba. and then kanye west closing the show and abc having to -- >> bleep out the whole thing? >> bleep out about a minute worth of the song. i'm guessing because the lyrics might be a tad offensive. >> well don't have to guess. if you google the lyrics to "all day" which is one of the songs he performed.
clearly you understand what happened. >> take a look. listen to the lyrics. >> don't listen. [ muted ]. >> that's riveting. >> people thought there was a problem with the audio. they were tweeting about it. >> the censor was like let's hold the finger down. >> the one word he repeatedly says in the song, you get one of those out -- >> why wouldn't they ask him to do a different song? >> also, the fireworks. who's there? it could be anybody. it was like this ball of fire. >> okay. it was me. >> i was going to say. that was al roker. >> it was me. >> he called his stunt double. >> kim was busy. kanye was taking care of the beautiful north. >> so they called you. >> all right. let's go. let's check in with the man of the hour actually the week. day two.
matt's 226-mile charity bike ride. red nose day. yesterday nearly 50 miles from boston to rhode island. he is there. so, matt listen. i realized riding with you yesterday i need to do more hill training. and you are doing some major hills today. >> i was saying at dinner last night they gave you one of the tougher slots out of the ride last night. you had three. i -- >> i think we're having some trouble. >> he's in a wooded area. >> yeah. hard to get the audio there. but he's looking good and doing it far great cause. >> what's the total in this? >> 226 232. >> and 35 miles today alone. >> no 65. >> he's done about 30 so far. >> that's incredible.
>> if you want to donate, head to today.com or text "today" to 80077. and red nose day special airs on thursday here on nbc. >> and great profiles of the people being helped by this so you could see the personal side of what this means beyond some of the numbers. >> a check of the weather for us? >> we do. and our friends in the south especially texas and oklahoma, so much rough weather. and today no exception. in fact, the heaviest rain right now is between houston and shreveport moving on up into jackson. we're watching these storms firing up. so we do have severe weather again later today for parts of west texas and new mexico. hail damaging winds, and flooding. more of the same tomorrow up to
amarillo. down to ft. stockton. we'll be watching that as well. and so much rain. i mean, look at what they've picked up so far for the month. and the month's about half hour. austin, 7. houston 4 inches. dallas, 6 inches. anywhere from 3 to almost 11 inches above normal for the month that isn't even half that's what's goinghere's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. it's going to be a warm and muggy one today. a chance we'll see some afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperatures in the 70s and low 80s. a bit warmer tomorrow. a better chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. those could turn severe. then here comes springtime weather. really nice and comfortable for wednesday and thursday, into the lower 70s. warmer friday. and look at the sunshine this weekend into the 70s. have a great day. >> and we found out there wasn't a technical problem with matt's
mic. it was caan ya on the censor. >> okay. i love that. >> he was going up a hill. al, thank you. coming up next, ricky schroder. come on over. he'll be there's a bazillion ways to top your kids' rice krispies. what's yours? ♪ a dash of fruit ♪ ♪ in their favorite color. ♪ ♪ a bunch of pineapple ♪ ♪ 'cause hey - it's summer! ♪ ♪ a smidgen of honey ♪ ♪ in the shape of a flower. ♪ ♪ a handful of almonds ♪ ♪ for strong superpowers. ♪ ♪ bananas and berries ♪ ♪ 'cause the letter b rocks. ♪ ♪ a little bit of yogurt? ♪ ♪ sure! why not? ♪ ♪ colorful marshmallows ♪ ♪ add a bite of fun. ♪ ♪ apple slices ♪ ♪ with their buddy, cinnamon. ♪ ♪ plop pomegranate ♪ ♪ for a polka dot pattern ♪ ♪ a swirl of chocolate. ♪ ♪ look! the rings of saturn! ♪ the fun never stops! how will your kids top their snap, crackle and pop? the world is filled with air. but for people with copd sometimes breathing air can be difficult. if you have copd, ask your doctor about once-daily anoro ellipta. it helps people with copd breathe better for a full 24hours.
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also a father. what was it like for you to see the men and women who are parents who were still there and many times not in the headlines anymore. what was that like? >> i met such wonderful, smart, capable people. there's a conception out there that maybe after 15 years the military is beat up and stuff. what i saw was the opposite of that. i saw a man that has been battle tested and hardened. and young men that were well trained. you know really committed to their missions. and would actually walk towards the bullets. that's what amazed me the most. most people want to go the other way. these guys want to destroy the enemy. and so it's really interesting to be embedded with them to see their commitment. we've all heard about it but to see it first hand it was powerful. >> unbelievable. well it's a really moving documentary. people need to check this out. "the fighting season." ricky schroder thank you so much. premiereing on directv's audience
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>> billy bush is with us. it seems she let you ask her about everything. >> i couldn't believe it. very articulate as of late. she sat down for about 40 minutes. nop restrictions or anything like that. on the diane special, remember, we saw bruce mention that kim had walked in on him or caught him sort of unannounced years ago dressed as her. well that was about 12 years ago at the time kim was living at home with kris and bruce. it was sort of in between. and she just came home early one day and there she was. >> i just put my head down, ran into the house. and i remember i was literally shaking packing an overnight bag to sleep at kourtney's. i remember thinking i caught him with this secret and he didn't want me to see this. so i just got out of there so fast. >> did you ever talk about it? >> he called me 30 minutes later and he said you know -- well, i
went to kourtney's and i was crying and i -- we were researching it online to see what you know -- we had no idea what any of this meant or what i saw. >> you didn't know the difference between transgender and cross dressing. just trying to process. so he calls you. >> and said one day we'll talk about this. you know, i hope you're okay. and i just said, is everyone in the house okay? i didn't know what it meant. >> he said yes everyone's fine. just don't tell anyone. >> wow. >> he said one day we'll explain. here we are 12 years later. last night, kendall who's 19 told an amazing story getting up at 4:00 in the morning to come downstairs and get water one night and bruce was dressed fully as a woman. they nearly ran into each other. luckily got away and went upstairs and you know, they
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talking with officers about how they work to. form relationships with young community members. camden was named a promise zone to help high poverty communities by reducing violent crime and trying to improve education. also today, a republican in the race for the white house will be in philadelphia. kentucky senator rand paul is scheduled to visit the national constitution center talking about his book taking a stand. senator paul will speak at the people's plaza on independence pal. we are just one day away from the primary election and the candidates in the race for philadelphia mayor are making a final push for votes. six democrats will face off this the primary. according to our polls jim kenny is in the lead during the final stretch. nbc 10 teamed up with the daily news and philly.com for the only independent poll of voters. kenny was the clear winner with 42% of the projected vote. i'm tracy davidson. another local update in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather
taking a look at the headlines. a new study suggests some kids with asthma might have a peanut allergy and not know it. the symptoms of an asthma attack can mirror a food allergy. doctors in ohio analyzed data on 600 kids. they were tested for peanut sensitivities. more than half had never before been suspected of having a food allergy. if your kids are in preschool, they might not be getting enough active play time. researchers in seattle fitted children from ten different centers with devices that measure movement. the average child only logged 48 minutes of physical activity each day. national guidelines recommend two hours a day. the children spent about 70% of their day in sedentary
activities or taking naps. there's new evidence that having a working mother in the house has some important benefits for children. according to a new study published in "the new york times," daughters of working mothers completed more years of education they were more likely to be employed, and earned higher incomes. re in the u.s. daughters of working mothers earn 23% more than of daughters of stay at home mothers. a train slammed into a bus in georgia last week. these were the separate seconds just before a freight train hit the back of the bus. and you can see the passengers there running for their lives. six people suffered minor injuries. the bus driver has been issued a citation for improper stopping on train tracks. one of the nation's most iconic toy stores are closing its doors. fao schwartz here in new york city will close in july due to
rising rent. the retail store opened on fifth avenue back in 1986 but the company has been around for more than 150 years. word is the parent company toys r us is looking for a new information here in new york city. moviegoers are singing the praises of "pitch perfect 2." the sequel pulled in an estimated $70 million at the box office. it made more money this weekend than the original did during its entire run. meanwhile, "mad max: fury road" was second. let's get a check of the weather now from mr. roker. hey al. >> women power at the box office. like it. all right. natalie, thanks so much. as we look today, we've got wet weather stretching from the great lakes to the gulf coast. a risk of strong storms in western texas. some rain in the interior sections of the rockies and cascades. sunshine along the coast. but it will be cool along the west coast as well with a risk of strong storms in western texas. wet weather along the coast. the heat continues through
central and southern that's what's going on a here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. it's going to be a warm and muggy one today. a chance we'll see some afternoon showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. high temperatures in the 70s and low 80s. a better chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. those could turn severe. then here comes springtime weather. really nice and comfortable for wednesday and thursday, into the lower 70s. warmer friday. and thursday into the lower 70s. look at the sunshine this weekend into the 70s. have a great day. >> and that is your latest weather. >> all right. >> you know, that's what happens. >> some relationships are just complicated. >> they are. >> in the new netflix comedy "grace and frankie," things get complicated quickly. >> they play daughtered after
finding our their father is gay and having a 20-year affair. >> we could play tennis and we'll go to the movies. >> i can't plan. i'm just trying to keep my coffee down. >> mom what can we do for you? >> nothing. nothing. >> how about a valium? okay. >> so brooklyn decker and diane june raphael. all that beauty in one scene. how incredible is it to work with a brilliant woman, an accomplished actor from every level? how was that? >> it's incredible. she's unbelievable. and i -- i want to look like her now.
today. >> it's so true. and we're still trying to figure out what her secret is. whatever it is it's working. >> obviously the opportunity to work with such a great cast had to be the draw. brooklyn, when you got the phone call was it come try out, audition for this. >> i was begging to get in the door to audition for it. netflix is such an interesting thing right now. we were just talking about it off camera. if you ask any actor where they want to be, most will say netflix first. but to have a show on netflix and with this cast, i was begging to get into the room and auditioned several times. i'm very thankful. >> and when you heard i was doing it -- >> yeah. i was like i need to be her sister. you were cast before me, so that is actually true. >> is it true you auditioned on just a whim? >> you know, i had a baby three weeks before my audition. so i was literally -- it was a whim because i just wanted to get out of my house and i had
pumped enough breast milk to leave that day. that was the only reason i went. so i really felt because i was so nervous to be considered with such an incredible cast, the only reason i got the role was because i really didn't care. you know. >> you threw it all out there. >> yeah. and hobbled in there. >> you mentioned the baby, so there's something in the water? did you give brooklyn something? >> that's my baby yeah. >> your little nugget is due. >> we were watching through the instagram account and the announcement came. how did it feel to share the news with your fans? >> it was a thing to share the news. we weren't planning on it but with the show, i'm over the halfway point so it's hard to hide. >> there's nothing there. >> it looks big. >> nothing. i looked very close. >> it grows.
it does. >> give brooklyn any advice for mommyhood? >> i don't think she should take it, but i would. >> she's been helpful. she went back to work with a 13-week-old and she auditioned at a 3-week-old. she's taking breaks every two hours a pump with a by by. watching her i think i can do that hopefully. >> when you have jane fonda who's an amazing actress and activist and on your team and playing your mom, it helps. it helps you know, to see the baby on set when you can. it works out. >> brooklyn, you've got some interesting names for pets. >> i do. >> so when you're thinking baby names. bob costas and billie jean king are your dogs' names. >> yes. >> joe montana maybe? >> that's bob costas in the front. billie jean is behind him.
we like first and last names as well. from any suggestions we'll take. >> okay. i'm sure june has some. >> june is a lovely name. >> it's a great idea. >> it is nice. >> brooklyn and june, thank you. "grace and frankie" streaming on netflix now. up next we have affordable getaways. >> we're taking selfies. >> yes. [ jennifer garner ] why can't powerful sunscreen feel great? actually it can. neutrogena® ultra sheer®. its superior uva uvb protection helps prevent early skin aging and skin cancer, all with the cleanest feel. it's the best for your skin. neutrogena® ultra sheer®. how does it feel to lose the first 10 pounds on weight watchers? ♪ let's go! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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so many of us are going to be packing our bags for memorial day getaway. but maybe you never got around to planning a trip. guess what. there's still time to get some deals. here with great get wastes around the country. good to see you joe. >> gearing up for memorial day. >> i love biking. one of the places you might want to visit if you like biking, lake tahoe. >> lake tahoe. in springtime, two of tahoe's best kept secrets. it's low season so not a lot of crowds. and the biking trails are in pristine condition. >> besides the pure beauty, what
else do they have? >> in addition to the biking you've got hiking, fly fishing a little bit of gambling. we're going to put you at base camp in the middle of it all. it's four minutes from the heavenly gondola and couple of blocks from the beach. it's cozy. rates start at $150 a night. super stylish. >> cool. then i'll wheel this on off. coming up next -- >> hello. i'd like to go whale watching. >> well, the san juan islands in beautiful washington state. beautiful. it's a three and a half hour scenic ferry ride. you can hop a plane 30 minutes. my favorite way to do it is by sea plane. you can see everything. >> oh so this would come in handy. >> you need the binoculars. the orcas are coming into town so you could see them. >> also go to the memorial day parade. this looks fun. >> it's been going on since the end of world war i. gives you a small town flavor.
so you travel deeper in the san juans. and you'll want to stay at the retreat. rates start at $70 a night. you get to stay in a yurt. it's like a big tent. and it's pretty amaze pg. $70 a night. pretty affordable. i see a look on your face you're not sold. >> i'll be there. i'm going to stay in the yurt. >> thanks tamron. >> and i get the cheese. cheese head. yes. i'm going to door county wisconsin. is that right? >> have you been to door county? >> no. but i love wisconsin. >> it's not well known outside of the midwest but it's about a four and a half hour drive from chicago. we love it because it has five state parks, 11 lighthouses cost line, lots to do. you want to stay at the shanticlaire. summer rates are $160 a night. they've got a working farm and because it's springtime a lot of beautiful little animals running around. >> you want to sample the fish?
fish pot? >> there's a fish boil. it's this thing that goes on in wisconsin. they've been doing it for hundreds of years. it's a large cookout. >> that looks cool. >> get people around the fire telling stories. >> i'm sold. i'm going to wisconsin! >> all right. now let's head east. cooperstown, new york. >> a picture perfect slice of americana. memorial day is the perfect time to be in cooperstown. the baseball hall of fame is there. and so now there's a hall of fame week. so you've got all the big players coming in to play baseball over the weekend. for all those baseball lovers. >> and those who aren't baseball lovers, there's a farmers museum. >> yeah. we'll make a fair like homesteaders, make candles, soap, cheese. we'll feellike macgyver, al. >> great. thank you. comeing up next, families creating treasuring memories when they need it most. i am not a vegetarian... would i need choppers like these? ahhh...see? does it look like i'm stalking plants?
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this morning on hope to it making dreams come true for families facing life threatening illness. >> that's right. it's all thanks to one organization called treasured time. it's helping families create lasting memories on the trip of a lifetime. >> and helping them forget at least for a moment the day-to-day stresses of living with cancer. >> reporter: 43-year-old stacy always fantasized about one destination. >> my dream trip has always been to go to the grand canyon with
my children. >> reporter: but two years ago she placed her trip on hold after being given metastic breast cancer. >> it's not something i can get rid of ever. >> reporter: she has been trying to stay positive. >> i've been trying to have as much laughter as possible. >> reporter: the organization treasured time turns the impossible into a reality. for stacy and her family that was a trip out west. >> this time mom was fun. >> reporter: suzanne founded treasure time when she wanted to help her friend dave. >> i think a trip is something for them to look forward to. because it's something different. and it's a chance that they're going to get to spend together. >> reporter: for many families it's an experience they couldn't afford on their own. from vip tickets at fenway, a weekend at a lodge. or a theme park getaway. >> my favorite part.
>> reporter: they recently gave the dwyer family a much needed vacation. >> how are you? >> reporter: 36-year-old josh is battling stage four pancreatic cancer. >> it's been two years that we've been going through this and there hasn't been anything exciting in that time frame. so this will be hard to explain how awesome this will be. >> reporter: last summer treasured time fulfilled heather bruno's wish. a family vacation to florida. >> the minute we got on that plane, the house doesn't exist, the cancer center doesn't exist my job doesn't exist. we're just -- we're going to be in la la land for a week. >> reporter: three months later heather lost her battle with breast cancer. she was just 45 years old. >> it was just like let's have fun and that's what that week was for us. >> the memories and the pictures and the trip helped solidify that. like it's okay. it's horrible, but she wants it to be okay. >> reporter: as heather's
children look back on the memories they made with their mom smiles, not tears light up their faces. >> she's so happy. >> what they did for us was they essentially gave us our last huge family memory. and for that i think we'll be forever grateful. >> such amazing the memories. so far treasured time has organized dream trips for five families with four more in the works. to find out how you can help, visit our website today.com. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
>> "grace and frankie." >> i love that show. >> great show. >> isn't it a good one? >> and we have a woman who lost 300 pounds. >> two women. >> two women. >> that's right. between them they've lost 300 pounds. don't bother me with details. >> and we have a surprise guest and our favorite thing. >> it's quite a show. >> and we're going to try to check in with matt too. >> it'll be a long week. >> #go matt go. >> but first your local news. >> and another 15 seconds of looking at this.
>> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning. i'm vai sikahema. just before 10:00 a.m. let's get our first alert forecast on a day that's rather muggy and warmer than usual. meteorologist bill henley on. >> summer-like. humidity is high. temperatures in the 80s. headed back into the same territory today. look at the sunshine in cape may. we are seeing a few clouds there. isolated showers. disappearing for now.
umbrellas could go up this afternoon. along with the temperature. now 82 in wilmington. 73 in trenton and 80s for allen down. clouds, sunshine and a chance of showers with temperatures hovering in the upper 70s and low 80s this afternoon. >> bill thank you. amtrak trains are moving along the northeast corridor for the first time since last tuesday's deadly derailment in port richmond. the first train left 30th street station bound for new york around 6:00 this morning. three dozen passengers were on board the train. the president of amtrak said staff and crew members have been working around the clock to restore service. septa services on the trenton regional rail line. septa trains won't stop at the north philadelphia brides pburg or tacon p i stations. those stops should be added tomorrow. a funeral now in queens in honor of a real estate executive who died in the derail pt. laura are finamore was on amtrak
there's over two hundred thousand students in philadelphia. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters. i think they're both wrong...it's making sure they all get a good education. teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them.
> from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockafeller plaza. hello, everybody. snoets sneets. >> who is that? we can't hear it. it's fun day monday, may 18th. a terrific show today. oscar winner jane fonda and emmy winner lily tomlin together. >> i've been watching that show "grace and frankie" -- >> "grace and frankie.." >> it's so funny. they are such opposites. we will hear more from them. if you missed the billboard awards we have the highlights and more in today's buzz.
taylor palling around with calvin harris. >> new boyfriend. >> need an inspiration to drop a few pounds two ladies to give you that. they lost more than half their body weight. wait until you hear how they did it when we reveal the latest member of the joy fit club. >> how was your weekend no. >> we went down to the keys where we had a home almost 20 years. wave had lovely neighbors on every side. right across the street lives the hen family and they're lovely and their son jj got married to a darling girl named annie. >> is that them? >> yeah. >> that was the day after at brunch yesterday after the wedding. i think they've -- the wedding festivities were over around 4:00 in the morning and this was around 11:00. >> how awesome. >> i wish them the happiness in the world. we have wedding festivities. >> it was so much fun. cody was there with his girlfriend erica and cassy with her boyfriend addison and we get along and played games.
and they all left me. >> isn't that weird? >> frank and i had to look at each other but bambino came to the airport to pick me up. >> whenever i visit my mom she goes, i was just getting used to you again. isn't that what happens? you get in the rhythm. >> yeah. >> joe and i went to -- we wanted to watch the rangers game. we went to this bar and we ate calamari and drank beer. it was -- >> for three hours? >> yeah. we had -- well that's probably what was left. all the beer glasses. it was delicious. >> the rangers -- >> the rangers won. it was great. came home and walking across the street right on broadway in the middle of broadway an entire wedding party deadstopped and everyone took a picture of them. i stopped too. i was like what is going on? i mean, literally if you look at that -- the red hand is up a across the street like it's time now for traffic to come and everyone was screaming for them to hurry up and get the picture. >> i like stuff like that. >> of course you do. anything that stops traffic in new york you're for. >> i don't remember what else i
did. but those are pictures to prove my weekend happened. >> then you watched billboard awards last night? >> i did not watch the billboard awards because i was still out and about doing what i do secret things. i'm a hooker. anyway -- kidding. anyway, kanye -- >> my daddy said find something you love to do and figure out a way to get paid for it. there you go. >> kanye west. >> yes. >> was at the billboard awards. if you are a kanye west fan you loved it and weren't you wondered what was going on. number one, people were excited to see his performance. it started, you could hardly see the guy. he was buried in plumes of smoke and then couldn't hear the performance because most was bleeped out. let's take a listen. ♪ >> oh. >> i don't know if that was the bleeping. lots of bleeping. ♪ >> that long thing to bleep. that whole long thing that was
just silence, was a bleep. >> i miss "over the rainbow". >> they censored a minute of the performance. >> why didn't he do a different song? all the songs are like that right? >> you could probably pick songs that don't have as many curse words if it's going to be on a show. >> is that the one that was up for a billboard award? >> i don't know. he was on stage 5 minutes and 18 seconds and one minute of the song bleeped out. amab da timed it. that's what she does when sitting in her apartment watching tv. >> okay dough kay. the winner was taylor swift. we will talk about that. >> we will talk about stuff in buzz. >> lindsay lohan is doing time, doing what she was supposed to do community service. she was gardening this weekend. >> this is her outfit. she's got a little -- an lbt and purple bra sticking out. she has to do a certain amount of community service and because she hasn't done much of it she has to cram it in like cramming
for a test do it at the end. >> on may 7th her attorney had to appear to explain why she completed 9 of her 125 hours of community service. >> nine? >> and it's got to be completed by may 28th. do the math. i think the chances are better of matt finishing his bike ride than lindsey. i think they're going to put her back in the slammer if she doesn't. the judge has had it. >> she's supposed to finish her community service. she says she will. >> matt on his ride. >> what a trooper. >> unbelievable. so matt was riding he's riding from boston to new york and it's part of this red nose day. okay. >> yes. >> so he's riding 230 miles. the guy has been training. i mean he's -- we're hoping he's drinking a lot of milk shakes and stuff. >> already -- >> can't lose weight. >> he can't. >> he's meeting people along the way. people are being nice waving to him to raise money for children living in poverty. got a surprise in rhode island
this morning. a young woman named meredith vieira showed up dressed like a deer. take a look. >> hold on one second. >> all right, lawyer. i've been after you since 2009. remember me? remember me? you tried to run me over in long island? >> there is a -- in the road here. and you know my experience with deer. this one, though is particularly annoying. >> that was sweet of her to do it. maybe you don't remember but he was out biking and he hit a deer in the hamptons a compel summers ago. >> had a sling on his arm. >> yes. after that bike accident meredith doesn't forget. she reminds him of that. anyway, we would love to check in to see where matt is. >> talk about technical difficulties. >> deep in the woods, so it's impossible to get a signal out. >> yeah. >> he's -- look at our signal. >> we just want to wish him
well. >> we can see him. >> they claim he can't hear us but i think he can hear us and chooses not to. >> that's probably the truth. >> i can hear you. >> matt. >> now i hear you guys. >> oh. >> we just want to wish you all the best. we think what you're doing is awesome, matt. >> you're very sweet. i'm here in the hills of connecticut. it's beautiful. i'm listening to the moody blues on my little speaker. i have tomas spinneli. we are 42 miles into today's ride, about 25 to go. >> didn't bring along any kathie lee cds? >> say one more time? >> you didn't bring along any kathie lee cds? i have 16. >> no. i brought some of your wine though, kathie lee. >> good man. hey, matt, if you're in connecticut and want to stop fort night my guest room is available and we have a lot of stuff there for you.
>> okay. >> okay. . >> i'm so sorry. you're breaking up. >> it's all right. we'll have the producers pass on the invitation. we love you. >> if you see matt wish him good luck. tweet him @m lauer on twitter. >> we're proud. >> he thinks he's superman but he isn't. who is superman. >> the hunkiest guy around. >> dean cain. >> is here. >> dean cain. >> i am the cookie delivery man. >> first of all. >> cookies. >> this is for a film role, right? >> it was supposed to. i'm going between you guys right here. >> sandwich. >> but then they pushed it back so i have the silly haircut for nothing. >> first of all what are these? >> these are the smores versions of yor owes. >> are you kidding? too sweet for me. >> yeah. >> pretty good. >> going to have some of yours. all right. >> i licked it. >> tell us about ven tet da.
>> new movie coming out when? >> june 12. >> okay. . >> and -- >> new one every three months. >> that's because i'm a worker. >> i know. >> just finished season three of "hit the floor" and "vendetta" comes out and i'm a tough guy in it. >> somebody hurt somebody you love and you're out for vengeance. >> big show, wwe show, six foot, 400 some pounds a big guy and he kills my wife and goy into jail to get him. >> oh. >> my mom said it's very violent, thank you, mom, for that. >> oh. >> like you in those roles? >> i get beat up a lot and i beat up people. >> does she know it's acting? >> she believes all of it is real and why i love my mom. >> he's taller than me and likes to just walk up on me and be like, what's up, dad? so that's weird. 15 on june 11th. hopefully back out here, we're in new york, gets to celebrate his birthday in new york and just awesome.
>> life is good? >> life is really, really good. >> oh, good. we love you. >> i love you guys. >> thank you. >> in here to deliver your cookies. >> all in the name of ending children's poverty. all right. >> cute. >> still superman to us. >> look how cute. get a close-up again. please, get it. oh. >> all right. get your -- celebrity gossip. >> that's what i want. >> we're going to dish it on the buzz. >> if these two women don't motivate you to get fit nothing will. >> two newest members of joy fit club. >> want to help us here. >> lost more than 300 pounds combined. i saw them downstairs. they look great. >> right after this. ♪ me and you, ♪ ♪ and you and me. ♪ ♪ no matter how they tossed the dice. ♪ ♪ it had to be. ♪ ♪ the only one for me is you. ♪ ♪ and you for me. ♪ ♪ so happy together! ♪ now there's a rewards program that lets you earn points at one place and use them at another.
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♪ it is time to meet two independent single ladies who not only have a new lease on life but also the newest members of joy fit club. >> both say they were emotional eaters but not anymore. they got moving and lost a combined 312 pounds. >> here to introduce us is the leader of the joy fit pack the leader joy bauer. >> hi. >> hey girl. >> over 300 pounds. are you ready? >> of course we are. >> excellent. >> who's first? >> our first lovely lady is laura. she's 54 years old and she's from temple terrace, florida. >> okay. >> you heard she was an emotional eater. they both were. she was in two unhappy marriages and she was with men who really
made her feel powerless sad, depressed. she was using food as way to numb herself. >> sure. >> when she shed the two unhealthy relationships she was finally able to shed a lot of weight and her goal was at 54, to weigh 135 pound. that is less than she's ever weighed in her 20s. the cool thing is, she remembers in her early 20s for halloween she wore this cute little cheerleading outfit. guess what fits her right now? this woman is about to prove that you can lose weight in your 50s 60s, and 70s. so this is -- >> let's look at laura's before picture. >> oh, my gosh. >> laura, let's see you in that cute cheerleading outfit. >> come on out laura. >> oh, my gosh. >> 135 pounds. at 54. >> wow. >> are you kidding? >> look how -- >> how does it feel?
>> fantastic. >> right? so much more energy and the rest of it? good for you. >> are your friends and family that haven't seen you in a while freaking out when they look at you. >> they go, who are you? >> very quickly. >> hiding with the pom-poms. don't do that. >> she's done a 180 with her snacks. before in one day she was eating about 2,000 calories. that's the upper tier. no fiber. she has a whole lot of volume all of that produce she uses the weight watchers on-line menu. tons of produce. under 600 calories and now she's getting 22 grams of fiber. it's -- >> gives herself a treat. >> sure does. >> congratulations. >> awesome. >> who else do we have? >> okay. so now we have 41-year-old elmetria from memphis, tennessee. always struggled with her weight and even? elementary school getting picked
on and bullied. if she couldn't be the thinnest or prettiest girl in the school she's going to be the smartest. she hit the books. she has multiple degrees. at 36 years old she looked in the mirror and was 342 pounds and on medication for type 2 diabetes and for high blood pressure. >> yep. >> she said no more. she's going to be fit by 40. so this woman is going to walk out here at 41. she's dropped 177 pounds. she's going to knock your socks off. >> looking at her before picture. come out. join the joy fit club. [ applause ] >> look at you. >> unbelievable! >> smart and sassy. >> yes. >> and her new mantra is 50 by 50, meaning she's going to run 50 half marathons before she hits 50. >> what? >> yes. >> are you kidding? >> all the medication has that gone bye-bye? >> i'm on no medication anymore. >> do you -- that's got -- you
have to feel like a different person. >> i feel amazing. >> how many sizes did you lose? >> i was a size 32 and now i'm a size 8. >> that is spectacular. >> wow wow wow. >> she has what she calls a wall of affirmation, motivation, inspiration and this is what we have here. tell them about this wall. >> i'm a visual person and this is the first thing to which i see when i wake up every morning as far as in my bedroom. so i have black girls run, a group, black men run and girls run my sorority i'm proud of. >> why do you have the empty frames? >> the empty frames are when i complete my half marathons i want to showcase the pictures in. >> that's a great visualization for the future. >> yes. >> thank you so much. >> so used to be a cashrbaholic and makes port bela mushroom and puts on the works, part skin mozzarella cheese. i'm going to tweet out her
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compete in national baking competitions. her favorite segment is ihoda and watching the fourth hour has inspired and encouraged her to follow her dreams. we're glad. >> we're going to put your fandom to the test with a trivia question. you're going to have 15 seconds to get the answer and you need to get it right. are you ready? >> okay. >> okay. >> all right. >> what did hoda give her mom for mother's day this year? was it a puppy? a new kitchen? or a trip to the beach? >> it was a new kitchen. >> yes. >> all right. you're going to go on a fabulous trip. you and a guest will head to san antonio texas where you'll spend four days three nights at la contyra hills country resort. not only able to join the scenery of the area, you will get two tickets to san antonio's six flags fiesta and round trip airfare is included. are you excited? >> i'm so excited. thank you so much. >> who are you going to take
with? >> um probably my sister. >> where are you sitting right now? >> i'm in my office right now. >> oh. you are? >> oh. >> yeah. >> you need some pictures. >> looks a lot like hoda's office. >> it does. with fewer piles. >> fewer piles. listen, have fun. if you run into our pal max there in san antonio, say hello to him for us. >> great. thank you so much. >> bye, sweetheart. >> coming up the inspiring story of famed football quarterback jim kelly. >> and janet jackson's surprise news for her fan and the winners at last night's billboard music awards. >> all coming up after your local news. >> lots of skin. >> that was quite an outfit. >> right. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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we can't start off a fun day monday without getting you caught up on today's buzz. >> here with the hot gossip you may have missed over the weekend is "entertainment weekly requests'sless nina. >> let's start with j. lo. >> what's going on with her. >> what was she wearing? >> she looked so good. she was wearing a lebanese designer. if it ain't broke don't fix it. we've seen so many variations of this dress on her before that she is killing it. >> she's 45 years old and she looks 20. >> always says she keeps looking better. >> she does. >> year after year. >> gets a little annoying. >> she's not wearing -- you can't wear spanx in that dress. >> you can't wear underwear. i think that's commando baby. >> she is in commando.
>> all right. so mariah carey took the stage and people were wondering how is this going to go? >> we heard things about the performances lately. >> how did it go. >> she has been struggling with some of her live performances and earlier last week she had canceled a vegas performance. >> can we hear a little bit? ♪ >> great there. >> she's not hitting her crazy high notes. >> visions of love and infinity and while she did sing "visions of love" a range lower than originally sung, you know, i think she did what she had to do to carry off the last high note. >> didn't she cancel one of her shows? >> she had bron diechitis and rumors she didn't make the rehearsals for the bbmas because she was trying to rest her voice until the last minute. >> it happens. the hardest part. >> is she's good. >> good for her. >> sam smith had to use cue cards to make his acceptance
speech. >> did he? >> he's adorable. >> here in new york city recroup rating after vocal chord surgery and when he won he used cue cards to thank the fans and shouted out some of his bffs in the audience taylor swift, nicki minaj and ed sheeran. >> oh my god. >> like "love actually". >> oh, my gosh. >> her favorite. >> inspiration. >> so good. you're right. >> taylor swift was clearly bff,ing having her boyfriend with her. was that him? >> calvin harris. they shared a peck on the cheek. she took home eight billboard music awards the highest decorated artist ever. she has 20 to her name. >> she's barely 20 herself. >> beating out garth brooks who previously held the record for 19 and also debuted her video "bad blood". >> how is that? >> good. only received half a million views and only up on youtube for like nine hours. >> is it her style? the video? >> it's kind of out of context
for her. she plays like a sin city meets quentin tarantinoesque she has the amazing squad of girlfriends, lena dunham, selena go gomez and dia. she has all these costume changes and hair, wig changes too. she's a redhead at one snints talk janet jackson for a second. >> she's coming back. >> let's listen to her announcement and then talk about it. >> i promised you you'd hear it from my lips and now you will. this year. new music, new world tour, a new movement. i've been listening. let's keep the conversation going. >> where is she? >> oh. >> sexy. >> isn't it? >> what does it mean? >> linked to this video on
twitter on saturday her 49th birthday and fans are excited she's coming back. this would be the first album since releasing a record back in 2008, so seven years has passed. >> been married since then right? >> yeah. her brother michael passed away in 2009. there's a lot of material there. fans have been wanting this. actually took to social need ya to create this big viral campaign asking her to examine back. >> i can't wait to hear her new stuff. >> i can't either. >> nina. >> the playing field has changed. the competition out there. >> we wish her the best. >> a lot of her peers. interesting. thanks so much. >> thank you. >> we've waited 35 years for those two stars to alone once again. >> jane fonda and lily tomlin team up as grace and frankie. >> and the hall of fame quarterback who led his team to four super bowls. >> jim kelly and his family on finding their real strength off the field coming up after this. thanks. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] fedex® has solutions to enable global commerce that can help your company grow steadily and quickly. great job. (mandarin)
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academy-award winner jane fonda and emmy winner lily tomlin teamed up along with dolly parton for the 1980 film hit "nine to five." >> i loved that. >> everybody did. finally somebody? hollywood came to their senses and got these two actresses back together again teaming them up on the netflix series "grace and frankie." about two women whose husbands leave them for each other. >> yeah. >> it happens. >> it does happen. >> welcome. >> good to see you ladies. >> nice to see you. >> i don't like the way she used that term. >> you're calling us ladies. >> that's a compliment. we mean it as a tremendous compliment. >> when you're in your 70s and your husbands of 40 years leave you. >> because they -- tell you they've been in love with each for 20 years. it happens jane, get over it. >> it's like -- >> kathie's point of view. she's a realistic woman. >> what was it like -- >> let's hard. >> terribly hard. >> what was it like knowing you
two would be working together once again? have you worked together since "nine to five"? >> jane appeared on one of my television specials in 1980. >> that's it since. >> 1981. >> like a bag lady. >> wanda fonda. >> we've been friends for the whole time and we're both activists and have each other's back. >> were you friends before you did "nine to five". >> yeah. it took me a year to convince her to do it. >> we became friends. >> why didn't you want to do that? >> i wouldn't say i didn't want to do it. >> totally -- >> i wanted to do it my way. >> oh, yes. >> is it the same with this new show? >> yeah. no, i'm kidding. >> tell us about the gentle penn who play your. >> spouse. >> what are they now? >> ex-husbands. >> are we lucky? my spouse is martin sheen. >> mine is sam waterson. >> and did they jump at it when offered this? >> i didn't know but they seem to be enthusiastic and they're fun to work with.
>> they are fun, yeah. >> oh, my gosh. >> so good. >> who signed on first? were you the first one to sign on? >> oh, no. >> marta and her partner howard morris had the concept. >> yeah. >> and brought us together and pitched it to both of us at the same time. >> marta was the brains behind "friends." she's coming with some baggage but it's luis vuitton. she's got good baggage there. world history of success. >> yeah. >> in the business isn't it true if one person signs on that -- like at a certain level everybody lines up because they want to work together again or for the first time. >> very often it happens. >> yeah. >> is dolly parton going to show up at some point in the show? please say yes? >> that was odd. >> i think it might be happening. >> no, no, it's not at the moment. i mean and jane and i adore dolly. she was a good friend. >> yes. >> she is a good friend. but -- we're trying to -- >> our own independent identity. is that what you wanted to say? >> yeah. that's what i wanted to say.
>> dolly is a terrific actress but dolly refuses to look like anybody but dolly. that's a problem when you're casting. >> right. >> she wants to have the full makeup and full everything and the wigs and hair. it's kind of hard to get her to play wanda fonda. >> yeah. >> bag lady. >> she played a rich bag lady at that time. >> loaded down with, you know, packages and stuff. >> grace and frankie has its own style. >> what would it be like for those who haven't seen it? >> well, it's -- you know as i said at the beginning when you're in your 70s and your husbands have left you for each other it's like suddenly, who am i? where do i go from here? now what? >> and plus all the issues of older women. women of an older age. >> you end up living together and having to forge a friendship, right? >> it's awful. >> which you weren't friends at all. you put up with each other all those years. >> for our husbands. >> and when you go to dinner i don't want to give too much
away -- >> going to announce their retirement. >> yeah. they're retiring from you. >> that's right. >> oh my gosh. >> it's so much fun. >> i can't tell you what it's like to live with her. >> so great to see you together. >> it's like you're happy. >> it does. >> and on netflix too. you guys, thanks for coming to see us. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. >> on netflix now, everybody. you can binge watch it like jane does. watches it all the time. >> the whole first season in six and a half hours. >> you can see it twice in 13. >> famed football player jim kelly on his toughest opponent yet. he and his family share their story with us right after this. vo: today's the day. more and more people with type 2 diabetes are learning about long-acting levemir®. as my diabetes changed it got harder to control my blood sugar. today, i'm asking about levemir®. vo: levemir® is an injectable insulin that can give you blood sugar control for up to 24 hours. and levemir® helps lower your a1c. levemir® lasts 42 days without refrigeration.
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he's one of the best quarterbacks ever to play football, but as tough as jim kelly was on the gridiron, really, really tough, it's nothing compared to the strength he's shown in his fight against cancer. >> now his daughter erin is sharing some personal story about her father and her family's struggle in the book
called "kelly tough live courageously by faith" and we're going to talk with erin and her parents jim and jill kelley in a moment. let's listen to what erin had to say about her dad. >> she is an nfl hall of fame quarterback. he led the buffalo bills to four straight super bowl appearances. he's known as the toughest quarterback in the national football league. but more importantly, he's my dad. for the last two years, i've watched him fight for his life as he battles cancer. every day, every moment, clinging tightly to one thing we know to be true. in our weakness, god is strong. my dad taught me to never give up, no matter what. to fight through the pain, regardless of how bad it hurt. to give it all you've got, despite any and all costs, to be kelly tough. >> wow. >> and erin is here with her mother jill and her father jim kelly. >> welcome.
>> you look so good comparatively. how are you feeling? >> well, it was a lot better about 20 seconds ago until i heard my daughter just talk about me. but i feel pretty good. thank god that i'm here. >> look how god provides. and also -- >> anybody. >> good. >> we learned to get that in. >> that's awesome. >> you had two bouts jim. the first time they told you, you were cancer free and everything was great and then it came back again? >> yeah. first time, and i've said this differently a couple times, i have my wife correct me, a lot of the things i went through i don't remember. >> yeah. >> i don't remember being in new york city hospital for six weeks. i thought i was only here a couple. >> wow. >> but they removed my jaw first and then after that is when the cancer came back and it came back tough. then i had to go through my 45 radiation treatments and a bout of chemo and that was tough on me but the reason i got through
all this was because of the support and prayers i got from everyone. all my nfl family as you well know. but my daughter erin and my wife jill and my daughter cameron, my brothers, one of the things -- and to make a long story short, every time you walked too my hospital room they walked in with a smile on their face. never a frown. they made my day better being there. that's what people with cancer or -- that are sick in the hospital need. they need to have positive encouragement every single day. >> a lot of daughters would have kind of maybe got into the fetal position and hoped it went away, but instead you wrote this book. you're sharing this. how -- was it cathartic to write it? >> i just wanted to share the hope we had and to encourage people going through their own circumstances, because everyone has a story. we're maybe the kelly family, but everyone has their own circumstances, their own struggle and we just wanted to share and encourage people in the midst of our suffering to
look to the strength of god. >> and you had been through a terrible tragedy as a family even before all of this happened. jill, tell us about that time. >> hunter. we miss him every day. >> yeah. >> yes. >> the loss of a child is something, it's the greatest nightmare any people could ever go through and yet through hunter's suffering we found our faith in god and not only that, we know how to love unconditionally and all the things that we could have never learned without hunter's life. we are so blessed by him. we miss him, but every day is one day closer to seeing him again some day. >> when the two of you are together, you can tell there's love between you two. is today your wedding anniversary? >> yes. >> well, which we thought this would be a perfect moment. you were in the hospital room and hooked up to wires and tubes and stuff and the two of you stood up with no music and started dancing. >> that was a jim thing. >> well, there's times where
your feelings overtake your body and at the time, even though i was feeling bad, i looked and knew the blessing that i had and through my whole thing of suffering, i realized how important it was that i had these ladies in my life and realized how important it was that my wife the at times forgave daddy and jim for some of the things that i've done, but more importantly, for me, the love that my family has shown towards me, i could not have went through all those things in the hospital if it wasn't for my daughter cameron, my wife jill, daughter erin and my brothers that all came to my side when i desperately needed them. >> if you're going through -- >> kelly tough is overrated. >> if you're going through a difficult time in your life or any time pick up this book. >> yes. >> it will encourage you and lift you up. great job, erin. what a great book. >> great job, sweetie. glad you're feeling so great. >> i'm just glad to be here. >> and jill, i want you to know i thought you were his other
nbc 10 news starts now. and right now at 1:001:00 president obama is getting set to take a rip to our region. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. in less than two hours the priz president will visit camden. the final preparations are now under way. nbc 10's south jersey reporter sydney long is live outside salvation army croc center in east camden where many anticipate the president's arrival. good morning, sydney. >> reporter: good morning. this is certainly, as you might imagine, a very historic day for the city of camden. the last time president obama