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dial the nbc 10 app for breaking news, weather, and traffic. >> thanks for watching. the "today" show is next. have a great day. good morning. feud over? megyn kelly explains her private meeting at trump towers. >> we met for about an hour, just the two of us, and had a chance to clear the air. >> is a trump-kelly face to face in the near future? while bernie sanders turn out in forc and a sanders surrogate raises eyebrows with this line. >> medicare for all will never happen if we continue to elect corporate democratic [ bleep ] -- >> that supporter apologizing for using an off-color term as sanders and clinton get ready for their new york debay tonight. act of aggression? russian leaders down playing its
fighter jets buzzing a navy destroyer. >> below the bridge wing. below the bridge wing. >> why the russians say the u.s. is overreacting. raging debate. the interview with robert de niro that's gone viral and re reignited the argument over whether vaccines cause autism. this morning, what the experts are saying about de niro's comments and why this highly charged controversy just won't go away. and storybook ending. >> for the final time, number 24 on the floor -- >> kobe bryant erupts for 60 points in the last game of his career. >> for the lead! >> thrilling the star-studded crowd in los angeles while just up the coast -- >> it's official, number 73. >> the golden state warriors finish off the greatest regular season in history. a night proving hoop dreams do come true. today is thursday, april 14th,
2016. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. do we start with kobe? >> we start with my blurry eyes, staying up late to watch both of those games. kobe bryant ending his career with 60 points. the lakers got a win. he goes out in perfect fashion. up the coast a little bit, the golden state warriors set the nba record. they go 73-9, beating the 1996 chicago bulls led by michael jordan for the best single-season record of all time. what a night. >> what a night indeed. you do sports. i'll do politics. the new campaign trail controversies. got it all covered in morning. we'll start with nbc's andrea mitchell, who is with us here in the studio. >> good morning. the race between hillary clinton
and bernie sanders is at a fever pitch as they prepare to face off tonight in their final debate before tuesday's pivotal new york primary. sanders had a record-breaking crowd last night in greenwich village, but it produced a new controversy over comments made by a sanders supporter. we should warn you, this story contains strong language. bernie sanders on offense. >> there are a lot of people here tonight. >> rallying a massive crowd in new york city's washington square park. larger than any hillary clinton has seen this campaign. >> we're going to win this thing. thank you, all, very much! >> but this morning, clinton supporters are crying foul over what a speaker said during the rally. >> while i agree with secretary clinton that medicare for all will never happen if we have the president who never aspires for something greater than the status quo. [ cheers and applause ] medicare for all will never happen if we continue to elect
corporate democratic whores who are beholden to big -- >> although it seemed clear who he meant, he denies it was clinton, later apologizing for the remark on twitter, saying he meant members of congress. he is the husbandlisaling, a supporter of clinton. the comments were made before sanders arrived. today, hillary clinton still leads the vermont senator by double digits in new york. >> i need your help on tuesday. i need your help to go to the polls. >> with just five days to go, the two rivals are literally chasing after each other. >> this union and its workers are standing up for justice, and i stand with them today. >> on wednesday, sanders was on the picket line. then hours later, clinton showed up at another verizon picket
location. >> they need to come to the table and reach an agreement. >> tonight the two finally meet face to face on the debate stage, their last showdown before new yorkers go to the polls. and tonight's debate is going to be fiery. clinton is sure to respond to that controversial remark at the rally. her spokeswoman saying it should be disavowed by sanders himself. sanders expected to go after clinton for getting paid $225,000 from verizon for a speech, this before she became a candidate. the same company, verizon, whose striking workers clinton showed up with on the picket line. >> lots to talk about, andrea. please stay with us. we want to bring in msnbc political correspondent steve kornacki. good morning to you. let's talk about the polls in this race. it still shows clinton with a very wide lead, although it has been tightening if you look at the trend. new york is a closed primary. does that hurt sanders? >> yeah, and i mean, there's closed primaries and really closed primaries. this is the kind of state where you had to switch your party registration months ago, really last year if you wanted to participate in the democratic primary coming up next week. the problem for sanders is he's
made progress in the polls, they seem to have stabilized around a ten-point lead for hillary clinton. when you're bernie sanders and you're trying to win this delegate war, you basically need to run the table from here on out. moral victories don't count anymore for bernie sanders. >> andrea, let me ask you about this trip for bernie sanders to the vatican. a lot of his supporters, even his allies, are scratching his head, saying how coyou up and leave in the middle of a primary? >> this is really personal. i know myself, i interviewed bernie sanders moments after pope francis finished his speech to congress. he was so caught up on it. he really relates to this, to pope francis' social values. so he is insisting on doing it, and they think that he'll be back on the campaign trail by saturday. so he won't have missed so much. >> and no guarantee, by the way, of meeting the pope yet. >> not at all. it's, in fact, not confirmed. they're still talking about it with people in the vatican. but not at all confirmed.
>> steve, are you surprised that in this pitched battle he's taking a couple days off the trail? >> especially given the stakes of new york. this is do or die for bernie sanders. >> all right. >> steve, hang in with us. we want to get your take on the republican race as well. meanwhile, donald trump ramping up his attacks against the nominating system, getting attention for a strange remark at his latest rally. nbc national correspondent peter alexander has more on that. peter, good morning. >> reporter: willie, good morning. never a dull moment. donald trump beefing up his campaign. that includes hiring scott walker's former campaign manager. all of it as trump steps up his protest against the rnc process and tries to put another battle to rest. their feud apparently diffused. donald trump and megyn kelly putting their war of words aside during a closed door meeting wednesday at trump tower, at kelly's request. >> mr. trump was gracious enough to agree to it. we met for about an hour, just
the two of us, and had a chance to clear the air. >> reporter: another raw us can night, this time in pittsburgh. protesters confronting trump supporters outside the arena. 500 pittsburgh police officers, nearly the entire force, onsite, some in riot gear. inside, trump pouring new fuel on his rivalry with the gop, calling the party's delegate selection process corrupt. >> because it's a rigged system, folks. the republican system is a rigged system. what it does is allows the bosses to pick whoever they want. >> reporter: rnc chairman reince priebus responding. >> i think when people are frustrated and upset, they say things they regret. the rules are not being changed in order to injure or benefit anybody. they are what they are. >> reporter: the back and forthcoming amid what some are calling an awkward moment at that pittsburgh rally, when trump invoked the late penn state football coach joe paterno. >> how's joe paterno? we going to bring that back?
how about that whole deal? >> reporter: paterno died in 2012, shortly after retiring in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that rocked penn state. a trump spokesperson later clarified trump was referring to a statue of paterno removed from outside the stadium amid the controversy four years ago. meanwhile wednesday night, cruz and his wife heidi found themselves on stage and upstaged by their daughters. >> they both have matching karaoke machines. it is a little frightening with the two of them singing taylor swift together. >> we don't sing together. >> that's true. >> it does not match. >> you do sometimes. >> well, i stop singing because she oversings. >> reporter: they're cute. as for his battle with the rnc overnight, trump fired back on twitter. the rules did change in colorado shortly after i entered the race in june because the pols and their bosses knew i would win. this morning, new reports say
that trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted for that incident with a reporters last month. politico first to report this, citing sources that a florida prosecutor will not pursue a case. we're told an announcement is expected later today. willie? >> busy day, peter. a lot of people asking, can we just nominate the cruz girls? at least to run for something. peterenin peter, thanks so much. more on the republican delegate battle. let's talk about this number. perhaps the most famous number in poll tickles. 1,237 delegates that have to be one. >> it probably sounds random. every state has a different number of delegates. it's based on the population of the state and how republican the state is. does it elect a lot of republicans? add them all together, divide it in half, and add one. that's a majority. 50% plus one. you come up with 1237. >> all right. simple majority is what we need. voters actually now are picking delegates to go to the
convention to represent them. voters not directly voting for the candidates. so who are these delegates? >> again, this is a state-by-state thing. in some states, you do a winner take all. if you win the state, you get all the delegates. in some states, it's proportionally divided. in some states, people run with their names on the ballot next to the candidates to be delegates to the convention. in other states, a candidate wins the primary and the state party decides, you got 25 delegates from this state, here's the 25 people. it's across the board, it varies. >> republican convention, mid-july in cleveland. last primary, early june. what are the key states as we approach early june that are going to make or break this race? >> we got a couple big ones. the question is, can trump hit 1237? pennsylvania is the first big wild card that's going to come at the end of this month. trurp looks like he's going to win it, but we talk about the different kinds of delegates. they got this thing called unbound delegates. they got 54 of them. they're technically free agents, but a lot of them are saying they will honor the statewide
winner. if trump gets a big win there, he could get a lot more delegates than people are thinking. indiana, that's may 3rd. that looms as the ultimate wild card in all of this right now. you could make a strong case it's a cruz state. you could make a strong case it's a trump state. the swing in delegates based on a few points is huge. so in terms of trump getting to 1237, that's the biggest wild card. >> quickly, congress inventiven after wisconsin, you still believe that this morning? >> i think he can get to 1237. it has a lot to do with pennsylvania. tell me who wins indiana, and i'll tell you if he gets there. >> we'll know in a few weeks. steve, thanks. >> one other note on politics. one week from today, donald trump will join us live for an exclusive town hall on our plaza. he'll answer questions from our crowd. that's next thursday, april 21st. now to extremely close encounters. russian frighter jets buzzing an
american navy destroyer in the baltic sea. the plane coming within just 30 feet of that ship. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the russians are shrugging this off this morning, saying they did nothing wrong when their jets flew straight for a u.s. destroyer in the baltic in attack mode. >> below the bridge wing. below the bridge wing. >> reporter: the two russian jets buzzed the ship not once -- >> over the bow, right turn, over the bow. >> reporter: but more than 30 times over two days. at one point, coming within 30 feet of the destroyer. >> coming in low. >> reporter: causing a wake in the baltic sea, a source told nbc news. the fly-bys happening 70 miles from a russian naval base. two jets made 20 passes within 300 feet of the ship. they were back again on tuesday. 11 more fly-bys and a russian
helicopter circling overhead taking pictures. the "uss cook's" commander worried about safety, stopped all operations until the jets were gone. the pentagon clearly concerned. >> the russians are up to their old tricks again. >> reporter: so is the white house. >> there have been repeated incidents over the last year where the russian military, including russian military aircraft, have come close enough to each other or have come close enough to other air and sea traffic, to raise serious safety concerns. >> reporter: this morning, the russian defense ministry called this a training exercise, saying their pilots executed a turnaway from the u.s. ship, compliant to all safety regulations. the russian defense minister also saying they have every right to conduct their exercise missions in neutral air space. president vladimir putin is taking questions on a russian tv call-in show right now. nbc's moscow team is there. so far, no comment from the russian president on this, but
guys, we're keeping an eye on it. >> all right. keep us posted. kelly, thank you. a new report by u.s. health officials confirms the link between the zika virus and birth defengts. scientists at the cdc say there is conclusive evidence that zika causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other birth defects. zika is primarily drans miily t mosquitos. some bad news this morning for anybody who has takata air bags in their cars that have not already been recalled. u.s. regulators are now saying takata may have to recall an additional 85 million air bag inflators unless the company can prove that they're safe. takata has already recalled more than 28 million of the inflators. the air bags can deploy with too much force and expel shrapnel into occupants of the vehicle. at least 11 people have died worldwide and more than 100 have been injured in incidents linked to those faulty air bag.
now to the unforgettable night in the nba we talked about earlier. the golden state warriors making history, ending the season with their 73rd win, with kobe bryant wrapping up his sure to be haul of fame career, scoring 60 points. miguel almaguer has more on both of those big games. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: hey, willie. good morning. they're still cleaning up the confetti here in oakland. i think they're still partying in the streets. in los angeles, they're still in awe. what a night for the golden state warriors. a game for the history books. while in los angeles, kobe bryant goes out clutch, a winner. it was vintage kobe bryant. >> he's got another one! >> reporter: in his last game, one final comeback. >> bryant for the lead, yes! >> reporter: a season high for any player this year. >> a 60-point game for kobe
bryant! >> reporter: on hollywood's biggest stage, bryant put on the best show. the final curtail call for the ages. >> kobe's got another one. >> it has been absolutely beautiful. i can't believe it's come to an end. you guys will always be in my heart. >> reporter: in los angeles, the end of an era, while in the bay area, a young dynasty is in the making. >> stephen curry, oh, my goodness. >> reporter: in oakland, the night was golden. for the warriors, it was raining threes. >> curry catches, three pointer. bang! >> reporter: but on this night, the historic number was 73. >> number 73, the greatest regular season in nba history now belongs to the 2016 golden state warriors. >> reporter: the warriors eclipsed the record held by michael jordan's old '95-'96 chicago bulls. they were led by sharp shooter steph curry. >> another curry explosion.
>> i can get better, keep pushing myself, and try not to have any kind of limit. >> reporter: for the sports world, a night to remember. a glimpse of the future -- >> 400 three pointers in a season. >> reporter: -- and a nod to the past. >> thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart. god, i love you guys. >> reporter: it wasn't cheap to watch history. here in oakland and in los angeles, to sit courtside here, it was upwards of $20,000. even to see it up in the nosebleeds, upwards of $1,000. for many people, it was well worth the price. back to you guys. >> our own steph curry. miguel almaguer with a rock in his happened right there. >> come on, miguel. take the shot. >> thanks, miguel. >> thank you. >> oh, wait. >> get in. >> oh! >> in miguel's defense, you cannot shoot a basketball in a jacket like that. >> that's right. >> that was unfair. >> kobe could. >> yeah, kobe probably could. >> miguel, thank you so much. we have al here egging on the correspondents. what else you got in the
weather? >> well, we've got some spectacular weather. if you've been waiting for spring, boy, it is coming with a vengeance. a big bubble of high pressure. that is going to push the jet stream up to the north. look at this warmer air. starting with today, we are looking at fargo, almost 80 degrees. kansas city, 74. chicago, you're going to see 60 degrees. for friday, look at this. we make our way, new york city, 65. that's four degrees above average. 75, charleston. i've saved the best for the weekend. look at this, baby. indianapolis, you'll be 76 on sunday and monday. pittsbur pittsburgh, 75. sunday, washington, 72. new york city, 68 on sunday. 76 on monday. for our friends in the southeast, not so great. cooler air coming in off the atlantic. so look at your temperatures today. you're going to be, atlanta, eight degrees below normal. jacksonville, 71. charleston, 68. on friday, even chillier. oh, poor babies. that's what's going on. we're going to get
good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. temperatures in the high 60s. the trend continues tomorrow. the weekend, even warmer. 66 sarkd brilliant sun. into the 70s on sunday. and monday, closer to 80 degrees. 60s for tuesday and wednesday. plenty of sunshine wednesday afternoon. have a great day.
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good morning. 7:26. i'm tracy davidson. let's get look at the weather with bill. bill? >> brilliant sunshine all day long. we're going to warm into the 60s today. that's a nice sunny view across the delaware. 42. look at pottstown. 31 in millville and south philadelphia just below freeze freezing at this hour. as the day goes on. 56 by lunchtime. as the day goes on, 60 degrees. >> if you're getting ready to go out the door let's check with first alert traffic with jessie boyington. what are you seeing?
>> here's route 202 around the schuylkill expressway. no problems. here southbound from school cool to the 202, no problems. a seven-minute trip in the green. but you can definitely see we're seeing it. right here around the boulevard. tracy. >> thank. philadelphia police are looking for the drienger of the gold colored suv. they say they crashed into the scooter, dragging the scooter down the street killing him. police are waiting for a warrant to search thor ka and the suspect's house. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. remember you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc app. the "today" show continues in minutes. i'm tracy davidson. thanks for watching. have a great day.
7:30 now on this thursday morning. willie's request justin bieber as we greet the crowd. >> i am the world's oldest belieber. russian leaders spoke out over jets making low altitude passes. russia's defense ministry said pilot pilo pilots. hillary clinton and bernie sanders square off in a debate in brooklyn tonight with the primary five days away. both candidates have been crisscrossing the state for more
than a week. last night an estimated crowd of 27,000 people packed a rally for sanders in new york city's washington square park. and the golden state warriors with a record of 73-9. that is the best of all time. l.a. lakers star kobe bryant scoring 60 points in the final game of his storied career. the texas teenager who used an affluenza defense ordered to stay in jail after a dramatic day in court. >> reporter: this morning a new reality for the affluenza teen ethan couch up to two more years in jail more time that prosecutors or defense expected. >> the juvenile court transferred your case to this court. do you understand? >> reporter: in 2013 couch driving drunk killed four people and injured nine others.
an expert argued his upbringing left him unable to determine right from wrong and got ten years probation. >> this favoritism that he is still a kid is gone. he is now an adult. >> reporter: the judge's ruling 180 days in jail for each of the four deaths each to be served consecutively. >> you will remain in county jail at this time. >> reporter: his lawyers argued the judge only had the authority to impose one penalty. the attorneys says the sentence was more than he hoped for. >> what a pleasant surprise. these families have not had many surprises that were pleasant as they went through this case. >> reporter: last december couch failed to meet with his probation officer after video
appeared to show him at a party. he fled to mexico with his mother. >> we all wanted justice for this. i'm glad to see that it will continue. >> reporter: the judge says he could change his mind about the sentence. he is giving both sides two weeks to make their arguments. there is bad news for anybody who flies. those long security lines we have talked about are not going away anytime soon. the tsa acknowledging it doesn't have enough people to screen a record number of airline passengers this year. jet blue and other airlines warning delays could last well into september. tom costello is at the chicago o'hare airport this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: did you hear what savannah said? the delays could last until september. this lane yesterday was a 55 minute delay.
at the moment it is 15 minutes or so. a lot of airports would be happy with just 55 minutes. whatever airport you call home if you haven't yet been caught in a security check point's choke point you probably will soon. take a look at chicago o'hare terminal three. >> not enough people up front maybe helping us. >> reporter: are you going to make your flight? >> i hope so. >> if everyone would look at your boarding passes. >> reporter: this is atlanta. >> you shouldn't have to be in line for an hour. >> reporter: same story in minneapolis, newark and nashville with passengers sharing pain on social media. in charlotte the airport director sent this letter complaining of three-our lines recently. 600 passengers missing their flights. a detrimental effect on customer wait times and a negative economic impact to the airport and the airlines. the worst may be seattle where
the tsa can only staff 19 of 32 security lanes. >> i do point out it is an all day event. >> reporter: now adding its own staff and asking for volunteers to help speed things along. >> members of the public that are volunteers. >> reporter: the problems are nationwide. the tsa have lowered staffing levels not expecting the sudden record surge in passengers up 8% this year alone. now 2.2 million people are coming through every day and the tsa is trying to staff up fast. while struggling with attrition in the post brussels terror threat. >> we are increasing accelerating hiring for airports of highest volume. >> reporter: the advice for travelers, not what you want to hear. >> i hate to get to the airport two hours ahead of time but get to the airport two hours ahead of time. >> reporter: you may also see
more dog teams in airports. if they can sweep a line like this with a dog and are confident nobody has an explosive they can move the people to expedited screening. and they are really urging the public and companies sign up for free check. it can really whisk you through quickly. >> those precheck lines are getting long. >> last week it was quicker to go through the regular tsa line. >> at newark all the time it is like that. >> bottom line is you need to go early. >> the other bottom line, amtrak. >> ride the rails. we talked about the omega block. so the greek letter omega is shaped like that. you have low pressure over the rockies. you have upper level low over the atlantic. big area of high pressure. it blocks weather systems from moving across the country.
so east-west movement gets slowed down. if you are in the middle drier and calmer. if you are under the upper level low look what happens, snow and storms. we are talking about for the next five or six days for rockies and plains. we have a storm threat friday for supercells from nebraska into texas. saturday more of the same. isolated tornadoes and a lot of snow to talk about. so rainfall next five days we are talking flooding possible river flooding likely. rainfall three to seven inches possible over the next five days. look at the snowfall threat in the rockies we are talking through saturday into sunday upwards of four feet of snow.
denver may have a snow storm of anywhere from 8 to 12 inches this weekend. we are talking fire, ra,in good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. brilliant sunshine and mild. high temperatures warmer than yesterday. wheel be in the 60s. it's a trend that continues tomorrow up to 66. the weekend even warmer. 67 saturday. brilliant sunshine and into the 70s on sunday. but monday afternoon, closer to 8 0 degrees. 60s for tuesday and wednesday. plenty of sunshine wednesday afternoon. have a great day. that is your latest weather. >> coming coming up, katy perryr courtroom battle with a group of california nuns. and the questions raised
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anti-vaccine but did raise questions about link between vaccines and autism, a connection widely discredited. we want to take a closer look at some of the comments answering questions many parents might have. >> i'm not anti-vaccine. i want safe vaccines. >> reporter: robert de niro may have pulled vaxed from film festival but has questions. >> how the vaccines are dangerous to certain people who are more susceptible. nobody wants to address that. >> reporter: the medical community research has addressed that vaccines don't cause autism in any population. >> we know there are certain children who are susceptible to autism and those children are children who are born prematurely, whose parents are older. >> reporter: de niro is not convinced. >> there is a link and they are saying there isn't. there are certain things.
the obvious is mercury. >> reporter: the centers for disease control says scientific studies have shown that in vaccines given to children is not a cause of autism. for de niro this issue is personal. his 18-year-old son is autistic. >> many people say i saw my son change overnight and i should have done something and i didn't. >> is that the experience you had? >> my wife says that. i don't remember. >> reporter: pediatrician says she has had this conversation with families, some realize the change was not overnight. >> a lot of times it is not seeing the signs until it becomes apparent when the child is a toddler. >> reporter: many parents echo de niro's fears. some asked doctors to delay or stagger shots thinking that will reduce the risk. does it? >> studies show children who
receive vaccinations on time versus those that don't have exactly the same developmental outcomes. >> reporter: the medical community says when vaccination rates drop it opens the door for disease outbreaks like measles and whooping cough, something de niro question after watching the documentary. doctors note that in 2000 measles had been eliminated in the u.s. yet 2014 there were 667 cases and 2015, 189 cases. the cdc says majority of patients were unvaccinated. some wonder if the mmr shots can be separated. in the u.s. the vaccine for just measles is not available. when it comes to autism rates at least one study found no difference between those who get the single measles vaccine versus mmr shot.
>> thank you very much. i think we both were a little surprised by how far robert de niro wanted to go yesterday. >> he was very passionate. something that is personal to him because he does have a son who is autistic. there are a lot of questions and study out there so i think we wanted to be sure to include all of that information so people can learn more about this. >> the scientific community has been pretty conclusive that there is no link. a dream fulfilled for this gentleman here. al roker visits the set of the new ghost busters reboot. if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. this is humira giving me new perspective. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years.
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good morning. i'm tracy davidson. a beautiful day with sunshine. bill? >> even at the shore right now the temperatures have dropped down to the 30s your night. that's a live view from cape may and the market in lafayette. brilliant sunshine there. already cooling through in cape may and philadelphia, even the pocono mountains are warming up nicely. we're well on our way to the 60s this afternoon. rush hour in high gear. nbc 10's first alert traffic jessica boyington has more. jessica? >> on the southbound side of cottman, 35 minutes now. heading southbound to the vine street expressway speeds down into the 20s. if you're down in philadelphia, driving around the city, there's a bit of a dem strigs going on.
that's on market street and that's closed between third and fourth. tracy. a new jersey assembly committee will be looking for ways to save atlantic city from financial ruin. there are two plans on the table. one is to give them two years before the state would take control. another would give them 30 days to make cuts and file for bankruptcy before the state takes over. >> thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart. i love you guys. >> kobe bryant gave his fans a final night they'll never forget. he scored 60 points in the game against utah jazz. he retires as the third leading scorer in nba history. another update in 25 minutes. you can always stay updated throughout the day with news and weather on the nbc 10 app. the "today" show continues in a few minutes. i'm tracy davidson. thanks for watching.
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it's 8:00. a royal welcome. prince william greeted by king and queen after a plane ride into the mysterious kingdom. anna wintour stops by to talk about the star studded fashion event of the season and the film that captures it all. who are you going to call? >> i'm ready. this is it. i'm going to bust me some ghosts. >> al sits down with the new cast of ghostbusters reboot. >> a lot is made that this is a mostly female cast. does that bother you? >> i feel like people are excited about it.
if you cheer really loud it warms you up. >> exactly. we have a great throwback thursday song. >> "mighty love". >> i thought you would do the ghostbusters theme song. >> i love the spinners. i am feeling love for the weather today. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. >> good song choice. good morning. in the news the stakes couldn't be higher as bernie sanders and hillary clinton face-off tonight in their final debate before tuesday's new york primary. sanders drew a huge crowd wednesday night but one rally speakers had to apologize later for a remark made before candidates arrived. it does contain strong language. >> if we continue to elect
corporate democratic -- >> the speaker said he was referring to members of congress and not specifically to mrs. clinton. he is married to lisa ling. donald trump's campaign manager will reportedly not be prosecuted for battery in florida where he was arrested last month after grabbing a reporter. trump meantime took his campaign to pittsburgh wednesday night. he escalated his rivalry with party leaders calling the delegate selection process corrupt. >> it's a rigged system. the republican system is a rigged system. it allows the bosses to pick whoever they want. >> reince priebus responded that the rules are not being changed in order to injure or benefit anybody. one week from today donald trump will be joining us live here for an exclusive town hall on the plaza. we will talk to him and he will answer questions from our crowd. moscow is rejecting u.s.
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>> thanks a lot. to william and kate in an unusual spot as guests of royals. keir simmons is following them on their journey. >> reporter: this is the king's office, dates back to the 12th century. they met the king and queen here this morning. they are known as the william and kate of the himalayas. today we flew on the same plane as the royal couple and you have to see the landing we just experienced. a royal welcome. the duke and duchess of cambridge meeting the king and queen this morning, a stunning ceremony beginning this historic visit to a medieval land of monastery and sacred sites. it was time for sports.
william and kate enjoying themselves trying out the national sport of archery and a form of dance. earlier this morning in india kate and william were the last to board our plane. we took off heading for an airport in the mountains. only a handful of pilots are allowed to fly into the airport. conditions have to be perfect and not allowed to land at night. it seemed like we were going to hit a mountain as we banked and finally landed. >> welcome. >> reporter: william and kate on firm ground again. >> welcome to the kingdom. >> reporter: just yesterday an earthquake struck the region. the royal couple felt the shock waves. and kate told one group who were with their children she is missing prince george and princess charlotte who stayed at
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time to trend. everybody ready? have you ever texted when you are at the movie theater? >> no. >> a couple of guilty parties. in the movie theaters remind you don't text. now one of the nation's largest chains is reconsidering that. amc says it may lift the ban in order to lure millennials inside. when you hear a 22 year old to turn off their phone they hear cut off your left arm. also said if they made this change they would ensure that others weren't disturbed. >> you would have the glare of the screen all around you. >> can't turn it off for two hours, please? >> in our day--we didn't have a phone. we asked folks on twitter should movie theaters allow people to text? 82% of you said no.
18% said -- >> what are we hearing? >> stand strong. this is huge. after decades of speculation there may be proof that the lockness monster is real. a report, take a look at this one. this is a real image. researchers used sonar imaging and here is what they found a shape that does seem to resemble a monster. the image is real. it's actually a 30 foot prop made for the 1970 movie. it sunk during production. producers left it there so it is a prop rendering of the monster. >> the mystery goes on. remember when we all tried
face swap? camer cameron -- tamron and willie. now a grandma having a similar reaction. take a look. >>. [ laughter ] >> we can relate. >> we all have the same reaction. >> and for good reason. >> that's so good. why "game of thrones" fans are pleading with president obama. >> we have a good list here. first katy perry and the latest with her legal battle with a group of nuns. katy offered to buy the convent.
the nuns can't sell the property because they don't own it, the catholic church does so the ruling changes. an attorney says they are considering their options. doesn't sound like they are giving up. next up "game of thrones" fans are in agony. we are waiting for the premiere of the sixth season. april 24th. and is john snow dead? is he a walker? hbo is anxious about spoilers so no one has been able to get an early screening, no one except president obama. he asked for advanced copies and his request was granted. one producer saying when the commander in chief says i want to see an advanced episode what are you going to do? >> wait for the executive order.
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how can you follow that? let's show you what we have going on. you can see we have some showers down to the southeast and wet weather moving into the pacific northwest. we look for stormy conditions to develop around the plains and snow around the rockies. but for today more wet weather down through the gulf, southeast into florida. beautiful day here in the northeast. temperatures start to moderate. spectacular weather. windy western central plains and more wet weather through the northern and central good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. brilliant sunshine and mild. high temperatures, warmer than yesterday, thereby in the 60s. it's a trend that continues tomorrow, up to 66. the weekend, even warmer! 67 on saturday. brilliant sunshine and into the 70s on sunday. but monday afternoon it will be closer to 80 degrees.
60s for tuesday and wednesday. plenty of sunshine wednesday afternoon. have a great day! and that's your latest weather. >> the met gala is one of fashion's most anticipated nights each year. it's a subject of a new documentary cal called the firs monday in may. organizers leave no stone unturned. >> he is bringing gaga, miley, zoe. >> looking for one other guy. and ricardo is down here with jessica and beyonce. >> anna wintour raising more than $150 million for the cause. she is also the editor in chief of vogue. it's good to have you here. i'm a little intimidated. please don't silently critique
my outfit while we speak. >> you look perfect. >> this documentary takes us behind the scenes of the gala. over the years it seems to have become right up there with the oscars in terms of importance and red carpet and fashion. how did you do that? >> obviously, it took an army to make the met gala what it has become. but what i particularly love about this documentary is that it puts a spot light on the work of the curator in charge of the costume institute and really takes the viewer with him as the exhibition unfolds. you learn about the incredible amount of creative thinking and hard work that goes into making the exhibition. we get a lot of attention for the party but in the end it's the work that we are celebrating. >> we celebrate fashion as art. you talk about how fashion must be art because it produces such
strong emotions. there is a great theme with you and your daughter where it produces a lot of emotions. >> she was exceptionally lucky last year to work with the creative director. and produced the most fantastic dress. to me that was a dress that belongs in the metropolitan museum. for years i walk through the gala and listening to people talking about the costumes that they are looking at and becoming very involved in the audio, discussing where the costumes originated. you see a deep emotional reaction. and that makes everything so worth while. >> we saw you pouring over the seating chart. we learn where you get this reputation of being attentive to detail. is it hard match making the
celebrities together. >> my team staring at the seating chart not doing much almost like a chess game. in the end everything comes into place and we hope everybody has a great time. >> how did you like the cameras following you everywhere? >> i have learned that documentary makers are sneaky people, very elegant and kind. very low key and they just follow you around until you make a complete fool of yourself and say something that you deeply regret. i have so much respect for the work with the documentary made before this one about the "new york times." i think we all felt that we were in safe hands. up to a point. >> this year's theme is relationship between hand made fashion and now what we are seeing with all that technology can do. i love the dress code, tech white tie. what does that mean? >> we are hoping guests will be
exceptionally creative. one young man in england who is working on an 18th century waist coat embroidered with silver thread probably made by monks somewhere in the form of an apple mother board. i had another e-mail from a great supporter having her dress designed by artificial intelligence. so the sketch she sent me was designed by a robot. >> matt lauer will be a guest there. what should he wear? >> i think definitely a big mood for silver. >> i'll pass it on. you will do something which is give us a sneak peek of the vogue cover next month. who is our cover woman? >> it's taylor swift who is my co-chair this year at the met
gala. and we very much wanted to give taylor a new look, make her into a sort of rock and roll chick. we were very aware that the rumors circulating at the time that the great designer might be stepping down from his post so we wanted to do homage on the cover. we love the way she looks. we think she looks young and modern and different. i can't wait to see what she is going to wear. >> one of my favorite online features is 73 questions. we just have about 30 seconds. what is the one fashion trend you would like to banish forever? >> i don't really love nylon. >> have you ever taken a selfie? >> never. >> what do you think about athleisure? >> such a difficult word. i'm trying to invent a new one. >> are kulots ever a good idea?
stilettos or chunky heels? >> stilettos. >> what is the least fashionable thing about you? >> i have a mean backhand. >> a pleasure to have you here. we should mention first monday in may opens. al and i just threw away our chunky heels. >> facebook live booth getting set to answer viewer questions. what is going on in there? >> i have a party in our booth. al, you complained about how tight the space is, i thought i would put that to the test. i am here with the two brothers and the band rooney. really talking live on facebook. if you have questions for us
please go to our facebook.com/today page right here and we will answer your questions. ready good morning. i'm katy zachary. let's get your forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> a chilly start this morning. we have sunshine. it will be a beautiful afternoon for a ball game! phillies and padres at 1:05 this afternoon. it will be nice and sunny and warmer by then. right now 46 degrees in philadelphia. still some 30s in the northern and western suburbs. we'll warm into the 60s. 61 by 4:00 this afternoon. >> thank you. let's get a check now on the roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. something on 95 you are following? >> an accident on 95 headed
northbound right now approaching the vine street expressway. headed towards center city area. the accident over into the split. traffic moving on each side. this is 95 northbound approaching the vine street expressway. once you get there, there is a demonstration closing market street between third and fourth street. medical marijuana about to become law in pennsylvania. the governor plans to sign it into the books this weekend after the state house gave it final approval. ♪ and that's a festive morning. nbc 10 in center city just moments ago as the band warmed up for a briefing by wawa officials downtown. they're getting ready to announce plans for a new center city store located at 19th and market streets. we'll have another live update for you in about 25 minutes. i'm katy zachary. now back to the "today" show.
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experience that inspired her to try to change the world one woman at a time. i got to go behind the scenes of the new all female ghostbusters. caught up with the stars. pretty cool stuff. >> of things happening in your life where is this? >> probably in the top ten. >> right after children? >> marriage. let's show you what we have going on. our weekend outlook, wet weather through the southeast and gulf coast. slight risk of strong storms texas to oklahoma. as you look into saturday sunny skies eastern half of the country with temperatures warming up. showers through florida. strong risk through texas into nebraska. beautiful weather along the west coast. sunday western half of the country looking good. eastern half of the country
looking good. in between where we have the jet stream and upper low and more wet weather. nice folks at south carolina brought a bear and i gave it to our camera guy and he said -- what are you wearing? >> i am wearing good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. brilliant sunshine and mild. high temperatures, warmer than yesterday, it will be in the 60s. it's a trend that continues tomorrow, up to 66. the weekend, even warmer! 67 on saturday. brilliant sunshine and into the 70s on sunday. but monday afternoon it will be closer to 80 degrees. 60s for tuesday and wednesday. plenty of sunshine wednesday afternoon. have a great day!
>> he's wearing a teddy. guys, back to you. >> i get it, teddy bear. thanks. now to more of our special run for today experience. how a near death experience of. >> christy is running all for a cause dear to her heart. she has one of the most recognizable faces in the world, christy tirlington burns. today she finds her joy out of the spot light helping others. >> it feels rewarding. >> reporter: she is preparing for her fifth marathon to bring attention to a cause important to her. maternal health care. 12 years ago she nearly died after giving birth to her first child. >> usually baby is out and you are feeling okay and a matter of
recouping and bonding. within an hour or so the energy in the room shifted. what i had was the beginning of a very serious postpartum hemorrhage. a woman can bleed to death within two hours. >> reporter: a scary incident for her and wakeup call she realized many other women without the same access to quality care had been less fortunate. >> where did this passion come from? >> once i learned about this i couldn't unlearn it and i felt compelled to try to figure out why and what i can do to change things. >> reporter: she took that knowledge and acted on it forming a nonprofit. >> it is a campaign that is dedicated to making pregnancy and child birth safe for every mother everywhere. hundreds of thousands of girls and women die because of not having access to basic or emergency obstetric care. >> reporter: without access to good care more than 300,000
women die every year from preventable complications during pregnancy and child birth. that means one woman every two minutes in countries like haiti, india and here at home. yt united states there are major problems when it comes to adequate access to health care. >> the u.s. is one of only 13 countries that has a rising maternal mortality rate. >> reporter: christy runs as a metaphor for the distance some pregnant women have to travel many on foot to get quality care. janet is one of them, a mother christy met in tan zania. >> i have memories of her walking, just to walk up it without carrying a child is almost impossible. about an hour away from the regional hospital. an hour away when you don't have a car is terrifying.
>> reporter: christy was able to get janet the help she needed and continued to do so for many other mothers like her, walking miles around the world from new york to chicago, london and haiti. monday she will take on boston. what is the inspiration for you? >> i'm going to be thinking about janet and monica, all the women i have met and spent time with, that is where i will be where i draw my strength from. they would think i was crazy to be choosing to do this, i'm sure. i know that they appreciate it. and i know it will make a difference. >> of course, we wish christy good luck on monday in boston. christy's organization has invested nearly $3 million to get mothers the help they need. if you want to get involved head to our website, today.com to find out more about every mother
counts. tomorrow here on "today" we show you six strangers that took on the daunting task of running nearly 200 miles for a remarkable cause. don't forget if you are in the area here in new york join us on sunday for the women's half marathon. we will be running it again this year. >> it is one of those i haven't been training only down to a five minute mile. >> i haven't been training but never close to a five-minute mile. >> i have not trained at all. >> i haven't trained at all. coming up next ain't afraid of no ghosts. al can hardly contain himself on the set. life dream realized. this is "today" on nbc. are you sick of harrisburg politicians
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song, one of our favorite movies. after 30 long years we are getting a new one. >> no one more excited than al roker, excitement reaching new levels when he was personally invited by the director to visit the set. >> i did it. when i got that invitation i couldn't wait to check it out. obviously, get to take the mobile for a spin. >> we got one! >> reporter: the "ghostbusters" captured imagination of a generation with mix of comedy, horror and cheesy special effects. >> slimed me. >> reporter: 30 years later the "ghostbusters" are back with one little difference skblmpt it that stuff went everywhere in every crack. very hard to wash off. >> reporter: mostly female cast of paranormal crimebusters, mccarthy, wigg, mckinnen and
jones lead the most anticipated reboot in decades. >> let's go. >> i'll let you. >> you are part of this movie that could be a touch stone for a generation. isn't that kind of heavy? >> i wasn't thinking that before but now i think i'm freaking out. >> reporter: this is an all female cast or mostly female. does that bother you that people make a big deal about it? >> i am thinking like get over it. women, we are doing everything. why wouldn't we be able to bust ghosts? >> i thinkue people are excited about it. if you are going to redo something this iconic i love that it is different. >> especially with so much action. >> so fun for us to be able to do this. >> and a couple of you worked with paul feeg before. he directed the successful
"bridesmaids". >> what has it been like working with paul who seems to get working with female comedians? >> he absolutely does. he is such a gentleman. i love him. >> what i want for christmas is for him to carry me around for the rest of my life. >> really? >> i feel so much safer in his arms. i would like that to continue. >> reporter: you have become this director who is known for working with strong female casts. >> yeah. i always love funny women and growing up i was an only child and had a lot of bullies. the male humor was always lots of punching and insulting. i run over to the girls and we would all have fun making each other laugh. i found it was a different type of comedy, a little more fun and supportive and just goofy.
>> reporter: after some time with paul and the cast i needed to get to the set fast. >> i have to go bust some ghosts. let's see if they left the keys in this. oh, yeah. i'm going to run for my life! can you believe this? they left a spare protonpack just lying around. i'm ready. this is it. i'm going to bust me some ghosts. there you are. come on. >> that's nasty. >> it goes everywhere. not easy to wash off. it was delightful scent. we are going to have more from "ghostbusters" set in our next half hour. he is perhaps the best dressed
minds, bodies. on screen few are stronger than sylvestor stallone. now he wants to inspire that strength in us as executive producer of the new nbc reality show "strong". it pairs ten ordinary women with top male trainers to compete in challenges that transform their bodies and push them to new heights. >> there are a lot of reality shows that involve people losing weight. what makes this one different? >> such an emphasis on weight loss but not building the other aspect of mind, body and soul. strong is not just physical strong. >> i am so inspired to be here. >> reporter: gabby reed is the host. >> i want to be the best version of myself versus i need to lose x pounds. i think i want to be healthy, strong and the best me.
have you tried the physical challenge snz. >> no. they wouldn't let us. too hard. >> are you kidding me? >> it is amazing. >> reporter: for stallone it has been an amazing year. his hit film "creed" winning him a golden globe. are you still pinching yourself that this is still happening? >> slap the hell out of myself. >> i always started off like inferiority complex. that is overcoming and then i don't know if i can do it again. i'm a scaredy cat. that is motivation. fear. >> one thing the 69 year old isn't afraid of, commitment. he has been married to his model wife for nearly two decades. they have three ten giren girls
bring out the saucy in stallone. all your fans know you as this tough guy but your instagram has a different appearance of what you are. >> this is what happens when you have girls. i'm surprised i don't wear chiffon motorcycle jacket. >> is it true you had your girls boxing by 4? >> i wanted her to have a perfect left hook. they started clipping me. i'm going if i'm getting stunned by a 6 year old i don't think i have it anymore. >> reporter: that message of empowerment central to his new show. >> people treat their cars better than themselves. we are trying to make them aware that it is not about losing weight but gaining strength.
>> stallone says there won't be weigh ins or scales. the focus will be conquering fears and discovering what they are capable of physically and mentally. i saw the first couple of episodes. this is a show you want to work out while you are watching it. >> let's do it. >> is it possible he gets cooler with age? somehow he is pulling that off. >> he is like should i wear the purple jacket? i said 100%. >> i want that jacket. >> that is your kind of jacket. >> you can catch it tonight 8:00/7 central. just ahead two young entrepreneurs turning lemonade and cookies into big business. first this is "today" on nbc. fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she.
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we are back at 8:00 something with two boys from different parts of the country redefining child's play. >> senior food correspondent is here with more. >> these kids are turning hobby into profit making entrepreneurship taste better than ever. it's big business at the hands of small ceos. >> running my own business is just really fun. >> reporter: meet jack and
corey, two tweens taking entrepreneurship off the playground. >> would you like lemonade or iced tea. >> reporter: jack started selling lemonade with the goal of a $400 lego set. >> i asked my dad if i could get it. he said i could but i would have to pay for it. >> reporter: today it turned into much more. >> my revenue has been about $30,000. >> reporter: employing more than 100 kids from the area with three locations expand to ten by the summer. >> when a new kid would start i would teach them how to greet the customer, make change, how to track the sales. >> dress the part so if you dress in a suit and tie people would respect you more and do business with you. >> reporter: in new jersey 11-year-old corey is baking up
sales. >> mr. corey's cookies is a cookie business that me and my mom run. i am ceo and my mom is coo and my cat is board of director. >> reporter: selling dookies door to door. >> we make more than a dozen types of cookies. >> they are delicious cookies. they really are good. >> reporter: tasty treats caught the attention of ellen degeneres in 2014. >> never give up and always treat your customers with respect and love them. >> reporter: earnings are classified information he does hope to scale the business and one day offer cookies across the country. >> always keep your eyes on the target and dream six impossible things in the morning before you wake up. >> my big dream is that i want to have at least 100 jack stands all over the country. >> i want to make mr. corey's
cookies and help the community. >> and giving back to local charities is the cornerstone of these kids businesses. >> they are awesome. we are so lucky we have jack and corey with us on the plaza. good morning. so tell me about this lemonade stand. how did you get this thing off the ground? >> so i franchise lemonade stands so other kids can operate them. i will teach them about entrepreneurship, business, how to make some money. >> you are how old? >> i'm 10 years old. >> cory, we can't wait to try tease cookies. what is your secret of success? >> my secret is always keep your eye on the target and never give up. >> i have to say i want to hand you both our resumes because we will be working for you both someday. >> what is your advice to other kids?
>> i would say never give up and whatever you want to do you always want to do that and don't do anything else. >> and dress for success. congratulations. keep up the good work. thank you so much. if you want to learn more about the businesses visit today.co good morning. i'm katy zachary. a few minutes before 9:00 a.m. on your thursday. let's look at the forecast with bill henley. >> it's sunny today. the temperatures that were cold for much of the area to start with are warming up nicely now. that's a sunny view from the comcast center in center city. the temperature has moved up to
49 in northeast philadelphia. that's 10 degrees warmer than it was just after sunrise this morning. winds out of the northeast at 12 miles an hour. overall the winds will be lighter during the day. chilly sports north and west. looking at 38 in coachville. up to 46 in allentown and already near 50 degrees at the airport and atlantic city. thank you. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is keeping her eye on the roads. some trouble spots along 422. >> you put all the words together. that's harder than to say it right. starting on 422. we have problems here. there is a lot of delay headed eastbound toward the schuylkill expressway. eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill expressway. a demonstration is going on on market street between third and fourth. travellers at the philadelphia international airport will have a few more destinations to choose from. frontier begins flying to new
orleans, indianapolis and raleigh durham. today the philadelphia flyers begin their quest for the cup as they take on the capitals in washington in the first round of the playoffs. game time is 7:00. the team is on the road but you can still get together with fans in south philadelphia. there was a look at xfinity live where they'll host a watch party later today. another live update in 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. have a good one!
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where it happens from hamilton. just this is the big show stopper. i picked that song because coming up our big premiere on sunday. big profile. we are back stage and get to see how this show should become a cultural phenomenon. >> i was there yesterday. we were very fortunate the foundation along providing tickets for high school students for 20,000 school kids to see hamilton. and these kids got to perform in front of the cast. it was really -- to watch the play and to listen to it with these kids reacting to it and the history and everything was just unbelievable. >> are they performing? >> they were performing some other things. then they got to stay and see
the show. it was unbelievable. tonight there is a story on nightly news. there is going to be a profile about that. profile coming up on sunday. >> the reason that is so cool, it is nearly impossible to get into that show and they opened the theater to middle school kids. >>. >> so many people are inspired to read and learn. we are very fortunate to be in the position we have people in position to see the shows. when you are a family visiting new york or living here that is an impossible dream because they cost a lot of money. cephaland access to it. these kids listen to the sound track over and over. the opening number everybody in the audience was snapping along. it was a really great way to see the show. last night was a huge night. you don't have to be a sports
fan to appreciate what is happening. kobe bryant playing the last game of his incredible 20 year basketball career. he scored 60 points. he made 22 out of 50. >> it isn't bad. but it was his night. he got 60 and the lakers had a terrible season won the game and goes out a winner, as well. played 1,346 regular season games in his career. after the game kobe addressing that home crowd in los angeles. >> the thing that had me cracking up all night long was the fact that i go through 20 years of everybody screaming to pass the ball and last night they are like don't pass it. [ laughter ] this has been absolutely beautiful you guys. i can't believe it has come to
an end. you guys will always be in my heart. i sincerely appreciate it. no words can describe how i feel about you guys. thank you from the bottom of my heart. i love you guys. i love you guys. >> that is so incredible. >> that was a huge moment. there is shaq. they won three titles together and then had strife afterwards coming together after the game. >> lots of celebs in the crowd. >> the tickets were like -- >> 20,000 front row. >> you saw snoop was there. jack. kanye was there. david beckham. >> kanye tweeted out a picture of his ticket to the game and said here to see the god.
kobe's long time sponsor nike created a really cool tribute ad featuring otis redding "i've been loving you too long" ♪ my hate growing stronger ♪ as you became a habit to me ♪ ♪ don't make me stop now >> you have him turned to the crowd and one by one he is directing and each person talks about -- >> phil jackson, this might be
at the top. i didn't see it coming and i got -- >> one last message. nike did that one for jeter last year. >> that was a tear jerker. meanwhile the golden state warriors up the coast a little bit with the nba record with 73rd win of the season. 73-9. steph curry making sure with ten three pointers. scored 46 points in three quarters. the previous record by bulls 95-96. the warriors get the record by one game. michael jordan sending out a message. i want to congratulate the warriors on their amazing season. the game of basketball is always evolving. i look forward to seeing what they do in the playoffs. that's the public statement. we know michael. >> the most competitive person. i love that i wanted us to have
the crying michael jordan meme there. you said behind the scenes i live in chicago that is a painful thing to give up. he is a class act but a competitor. >> it's well deserved. passing the torch on. >> it's nice of us -- that man is amazing. >> president obama also tweeting congrats to the warriors. if somebody had to break the bulls record i'm glad -- first round starts saturday. warriors play houston rockets. >> you saw the spurs are really good. great western conference final. >> he has the cutest family. his wife is getting a cooking show. >> he has two now and they are like tv magic. so people are rooting for them. something we are not rooting for. we are not against the workers.
this is nothing to do with the amazing people that work at tsa, but have you noticed the tsa lines. tom costello was on citing the fact that apparently this record high travel this season -- >> also low employment. >> they didn't hire enough workers. they didn't see it coming and now people are tweeting out, going on social media and showing incredible lines tsa lowered staffing level not expecting surge of passengers up 8% about 2.2 million people coming through every day and staffing has kept up. we have all witnessed this through work travel. you travel more than all of us. >> it's horrible. and you think get tsa pre. the prelines in some instances are longer than regular lines. they have to get more people in there. >> newark airport everybody is tsa free.
you take the regular line. >> individual airports are hiring their own people to try to emillier ate the lines sblmpt dethey ask for volunteers. it is strange that a volunteer can take on tsa. you would think it require more training than a volunteer. if you are traveling this summer with your family, al is really good about getting early. i'm a running down the airport jumping over shoulders person. >> i'm with you. >> tsa administrator is saying we are increasing accelerating the hiring and targeting hiring for airports of highest volumes and bringing in more dog teams maybe they can detect a way to cut down the lines a little bit. >> it was a cute dog. >> can we say a quick -- we don't have much time. we have 20 seconds left. ellie kepler is expecting along with her husband their first
child. we can't wait to see little baby around. >> you have big news for us and i am kind of excited you will tell us. >> i'm pregnant. >> hi, baby. your mommy is really funny and very talented. >> you are the first one to bless him or her. it is just a disco ball. >> baby disco ball. she will be joining us here tomorrow. we will find out her cravings and i guess jimmy gave her some rocky road ice cream. >> custard from st. louis is famous. i love this video because you consider yourself morning people? >> i don't. >> i was going to say no. >> do you take somebody's head
off? >> i bet you nothing compared to this. check out dublin zoo, one tiger napping and another gives a wakeup call. >> that's amazing. that's how you react. >> the little kid is like -- >> look at the child. >> pardon me. >> that good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. brilliant sunshine and mild. high temperatures, warmer than yesterday, it will be in the 60s.
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starring melissa mccarthy, leslie jones, kate mckinnen and kristin wig. >> you didn't disclose the vehicle would be a hearse. >> reporter: i have the sense this has been a tense set. >> we don't look at each other. >> there has been a lot of physical violence that you will probably read about later. >> i slapped at least three people. >> and they weren't on the set. >> i like that you know me like that. >> reporter: were you fans of this movie? >> we are comedians. this is like the biggest comedy of all time. i had just watched it for the first time with my girls so it is all surreal we are getting to do it.
pretty amazing. >> reporter: this fab four proves how great they can be on and off screen. these are very fashionable jump suits. they have pockets and they have a thing going on. >> you have pockets and things hidden. >> when you are done with this movie will you just walk around wearing jump suits? >> i always wear the costumes of the movies i do after. >> i will sleep in this. >> this is really -- >> reporter: the glue that keeps them on task. >> what is the relationship with the cast? >> they just get along like a house on fire. they are happy to set the other one up to get a laugh. they offset. they are joking and laughing the whole time. sometimes it's like do that in frupt of the camera. >> when it was time to head to the set i used the only mode of
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>> i love mick jagger, too. you don't have to say he looks like mick jagger. >> he did. i think he looks like on the tv show chips two cops. one was a guy named larry. >> that's who he looks like. >> we share an affinity for mick jagger. you met him? >> it was deeply disappointing. i really ruined it. i knew i was obsessed with nick jagger from the age of 6 because one of the earliest memories of my mother crying with her head in her hand because the flight was delayed and she was going to miss a rolling stones concert. i knew it must be very important. she was a wreck.
i became obsessed with them after and listened to all their albums and was in love with mick jagger. i knew he would take one look at me and say you have to be my wife. >> i had the same thought. >> take you to the concert. and that is going to be it. he is still moving along. you are very busy. we are obsessed with you and this movie. a very complicated character and complicated relationship. tell us a little bit about this. >> i play the sort of wife of a much older man. and come from new jersey. and we have a house in rio and i sort of torment this elderly husband of mine and torture him. in the end he has the upper hand and it's more complicated than
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>> that's right, katy. the schuylkill expressway has delays headed westbound towards the king of prussia. that seems to have more of the problem. the drive time sticky there, 18 minutes westbound from the vine street to the blue ribbon. delay headed off montgomery drive off ramp. watch in new jersey, the sun glare is out of the way. watching route 70 around king's highway. no problems or delays. new jersey assembly committee is meeting today to look at plans to save atlantic city from financial ruin. there are two measures on the table. one would give a.c. two years to fix its financial troubles before the state would take control. another would give the city 130 days to make cuts and avoid bankruptcy before the state takes over. today is wawa day in honor of the store's 52nd anniversary. customers can get a free cup of coffee. wawa officials also unveiled plans for a new store in center city, philadelphia. the company pledged $500,000 to
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taking a look at the headlines a new survey finds 80% of americans who book vacation will be staying in the u.s. something named by 84% of those surveyed, safety. 63% base decision on affordability. and it can tell whether a driver involved in an accident was texting just before the crash. considering a bill to allow police at the scene of an accident to examine a phone using the device. it may become standard in police cars. facebook is rolling out a new way for you to shop.
ceo mark zuckerburg says people who use the service will text a business. he says people should be able to message a business in the same way they message a friend. more than 30 companies signed up for it. and a great escape where an octopus named inky somehow slipped through a gap in the tank and squeezed in through a narrow pipe and disappeared. it is believed he made it to the pacific ocean leaving behind only that slimy trail. officials say the octopus is a very intelligent creature and say he must have thought the great escape. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> that is impressive. let's show you what we have as far as your weekend outlook. friday looking for sunshine in the northeast. mid atlantic states looking for wet weather.
some severe weather making its way from texas into the plains. snow back through the rockies. it will be going pretty good all weekend long. we are looking for rough weather to continue in texas saturday into the plains. western and eastern half of the country looking spectacular. sunday more of the same. we told you earlier about the omega block, nothing moving just staying there. it will continue. whatever you had saturday you will good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a beautiful day ahead. brilliant sunshine and mild. high temperatures, warmer than yesterday, it will be in the 60s. it's a trend that continues tomorrow, up to 66. the weekend, even warmer! 67 on saturday. brilliant sunshine and into the 70s on sunday. but monday afternoon it will be closer to 80 degrees. 60s for tuesday and wednesday. plenty of sunshine wednesday afternoon. have a great day!
. and that's your latest weather.. diane kruger always infuses her roles with a bit of glamour. the national treasurer franchise. >> in her new movie she stars opposite norman reed as a woman who escapes an abusive relationship and goes on a journey of self-discovery. >> it's just that i'm free and i don't know where my life is going to take me but i'm going to get there and my aim is to just float. i'm just going to float. >> hello. >> okay. gets steamy. good morning. >> good morning. >> i love this character because it is this complex story starts
with the love story and broken marriage. then she completely escapes. something happened and that relationship ends. she starts a journey of self discovery. >> it is about finding yourself. >> and i love the director is french. she didn't know america. she went on this journey. she came to see me in l.a. and she was inspired by the characters that she met so i just love this unique look. >> it's a tough character. >> she decides she has to get out of this relationship without giving away too much. did you like that grip she had? >> i think it is something we can all identify with. the older we get the harder it is to start new. i feel this gives everybody hope. there is always a possibility and we can start over and it is never too late. >> talking about the film and he is proud of it as you are. i understand you are now a fan of walking dead.
is that true? >> i am now. >> i love the qualifier. >> i hadn't seen it before. i'm not a big zombie kind of person. they really turn you on to it. >> did he give it away? >> tried everything. >> no. >> you know what happens? >> i'm not a good actor. >> i beg to differ. jackson makes an appearance. you guys go way back. >> we go way back. >> we never worked together before. >> we go way back home together. >> that's what i meant. it is a film where everybody we knew and who wanted to work for free came on board. leah is doing a two day part. i was like do you want to work
for free. she is like yeah. >> what a great offer. >> a heck of a pitch. want to work for nothing. >> we want to play a lovely game with you. danke do or don't. taking on acting role where you have to handle snakes? >> i handle a snake in this movie but it was cut out. i feed it a mouse. it was cut out. >> what is up with that? >> get a tattoo? >> maybe danke maybe. >> danke don't have one yet. >> danke go. >> so great to see you. sky opens in theaters and video
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the band rooney released three albums, toured the world. now the band is returning with their first album in six years. >> it is not out until next month but we are getting a sneak peek of the first single here. how rooney made their way to our stage. ♪ shaking >> alternative rock band rooney gained a following in los
angeles before releasing debut album four years later. but it wasn't until a cameo appearance on the oc catapulted the band on to center stage. rooney's success didn't stop there. they toured the country with bands such as weezer and the strokes. ♪ when it's your heart you're missing ♪ >> reporter: even being named vh 1's you ought to know artist on the rise. and most recently the golden globe winning series "mozart in the jungle." now the band is back six years after the release of their last cd. ♪ shine a little brighter >> reporter: the fourth album
out next month as they hit the road this summer. ready to rock the nation. ♪ my heart beats for you >> welcome. and special bonus we get his brother, actor jason schwarzman, actor, director, co-creator "mozart in the jungle" you are joining for the movie premiere. >> it's tonight actually. but it's first thing i directed. it's a narrative. i don't want to give too much away. it is a young man's journey of love and finding his way through the early stages of his life and what love means and what being a man is all about. >> and jason is in it, too. you direct your older brother. >> that's right. we grew up like making a lot of
movies as kids. we cared a lot about trying to make and write scripts. it felt really comfortable to get together and do it. it felt like coming full circle together. >> this works out perfectly because you are able to then join the band this morning. you don't normally play with them on a regular basis. >> no. but it was a great timing where robert was able to have his film here. we are all here to support him. our family is here. >> your mom is right there. >> and camera left. >> she is wearing the scarf. >> she looks great. >> jason is directing. camera left. and then robert said do you want to join us. it was such an exciting thing because i don't play with a band so to sit here with everyone is super nice.
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> we are waiting for a performance by rooney. here they are with national tv debut of "my heart beats for you" off their new album "washed away" and special musical guest jason schwarzman. roon rooney! ♪ ♪ goes around but doesn't come around ♪ ♪ so strange how they never change ♪ ♪ ♪ always trying to find a way to get in the way ♪
♪ when they never heard us sing a song ♪ ♪ all they know is barry manilow ♪ ♪ always something ♪ we burned a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster ♪ closer to disaster ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ ♪ can't believe what they see ♪ can't see what they can't believe ♪ ♪ it don't matter ♪ sometimes you have to throw your hands up in the air ♪ ♪ we burn a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster closer
♪ someday i'll find a way to be with you ♪ ♪ to be with you ♪ someday ♪ we burn a little brighter ♪ we fly a little higher ♪ we move a little faster closer to disaster ♪ ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ ♪ we sing a little louder ♪ we dance a little longer ♪ we feel a little younger ♪ we love a little stronger ♪ my heart, my heart beats for you ♪ >> rooney, thank you so much.
one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of
a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. good morning. i'm katy zachary. a few minutes before 10:00 a.m. on your thursday. the day is shaping up to be a nice one. bill henley has the details. >> nice and warmer than yesterday after a cold start this morning into the 30s and 40s, we have sunshine and the temperatures have been climbing. right now in philadelphia, already up to 53 degrees. 50 in trenton, wilmington is 52. sunshine will warm us into the 60s this afternoon.
bill, thank you. jessica boyington can keeping an eye on the roads and focusing on 476 for us. >> the blue are doing okay. a bit of volume still but no big backups. this is around baltimore pike. no big increase in the drive time between the schuylkill and 95 northbound or southbound. a lot of cars still on the road. 76 in gloucester around market street in new jersey approaching the bridge area over in philadelphia. no problems or delays there either. everything looking nice and traffic moving along nicely right now. katy. jessica, thank you. philadelphia police are looking for the driver of a deadly hit and run. they believe this suv crashed into a man riding on a motor scooter in port richmond last night, killing him. police are waiting for a search warrant to look at the suspect's car and get inside his house. medical marijuana is about to become law in pennsylvania. the governor plans to sign it into the books this weekend after the state house gave final approval. we'll have another live
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narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden endorsed katie mcginty for us senate? because she's a "champion for working families." katie mcginty will take on the republicans and protect social security and medicare. and mcginty will work for equal pay for women - because families depend on it. for the april 26th democratic primary, president obama supports katie mcginty. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn to get ahead. ifbut find it harder and hardert to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together,
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1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody! it's thirsty thursday, and no, yo eyes are just fine. it is throwback thursday. april 14th, 2016. our darling hoda, koda on well-deserved vacation. her mom having a big birthday this weekend. so look who showed up to help us out today! tv legend! [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, thank you. >> so hello! >> hi. >> you've been in california for five weeks. >> five weeks, you know. we bought a lit