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of the day today and nice warmup this afternoon. >> i'm going to call harry hairston because you didn't guys participate with the prom pictures. i'm launching an investigation. good morning, face to face. donald trump heads to capitol hill this morning for his highly anticipated meeting with house speaker paul ryan. can they reconcile their differences? will trump walk out with an endorsement? this morning former vice president dan quayle weighs in in an exclusive live interview. brutal arrest. police officers repeatedly hit and kick a suspect after he led them on a high-speed chase in two states. did their actions cross the line? this morning the investigation is underway. controversial auction. george zimmerman allegedly selling the gun he used to kill trayvon martin. the bidding open at $5,000.
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what zimmerman had to say that outraged critics. in the zone. pitcher matt sherzer made a record 20 strikeouts in a single game. >> another one! swing and a miss! an incredible feat nearly three years in the making today, may 12, 2016. >> announcer: this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today," thursday morning. >> you don't have to be a baseball fan to appreciate what sherzer did last night. he gets two outs by strikeouts. that's pretty impressive. >> he scattered it over nine innings. did i get that right?
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>> i'm glad you dove into the box score there. >> i've been working on my baseball lingo all morning. we'll start with politics. all eyes on that. building the rnc headquarters on capitol hill right there. this morning the meeting between house speaker paul ryan and donald trump will take place there. then later trump will meet with other political leaders, some of whom have been reluctant to embrace him. we'll talk with former vice president dan quayle. he's here exclusively. but let us begin with correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. the next few hours will be pivotal to the republican party. donald trump likes to tout the fact that he's now won nearly 11 million votes nationwide, but he's yet to secure the support of one man who happens to be the most powerful republican leader in the land. after donald trump's takeover on the republican party this morning, house speaker paul ryan, donald trump headed to
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today's meeting when asked who is the leader of the gop. >> i would say paul ryan. i would say paul for the time being and maybe for a long time. >> ryan and previs notably from wisconsin, the last one to reject trump at the voting booth. >> we need a leader in our party. after prit marthe primary, that to take some effort. >> reporter: ryan involved with trump supporters. the longer ryan waits to endorse him, the more divided the party gets. trump also meets with senate republican leaders, among them ted cruz. >> there are no plans for us to meet. i have not heard from donald trump. >> reporter: nor, apparently, has john mccain after calling for trump to take back this controversial comment. >> he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. >> reporter: trump acknowledging that mccain is a hero but defending his words.
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>> there are many people who like what i said. after i said that, my poll numbers went up seven points. >> reporter: meanwhile 2012 nominee mitt romney is blasting trump for refusing to release his tax returns until an irs audit is over, which may not be until after the election. romney calling it disqualifying, suggesting there is a bombshell in them. trump could become the first major party nominee in 40 years not to make his returns public. >> the tax return, you learn very, very little. >> reporter: but he demanded the same transparency of romney four years ago. >> mitt has to get those tax returns out. >> reporter: trump's democratic rival hillary clinton looking to capitalize. >> my husband and i have released 33 years of tax returns. so you have to ask yourself, why doesn't he want to release them? yeah, well, we're going to find out. >> reporter: as bernie sanders wednesday pushed back as nbc news' andrea mitchell asked for pushback from both his and trump's campaign.
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>> in every state that we have won, in 19 states, we have had to take on the entire democratic establishment. please do not moan to me about hillary clinton's problems. >> reporter: back out live now at the rnc headquarters, the outcome of this meeting could echo well beyond this campaign season. in the near term, questions will be raised whether paul ryan stays as chair of this summ convention, but later down the road, will ryan be picking up the pieces if donald trump loses this fall. with us now exclusively, former vice president dan quayle. mr. vice president, it's great to see you. we haven't seen you in a while. >> it's been a while. >> it has. bring us up to date here. when all of this started a year or so ago, the 17 or so gop candidates standing on that stage, could you have imagined with governors and senators in that group that it would end up with donald trump, inexperienced, businessman, real
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estate mogul capturing the republican nomination? >> no. and i don't think very many people did except himself, his family. there are a few people who said watch donald trump, but i don't think anybody expected him to win the nomination. and quite frankly, i'm not quite sure that he really thought he could win. but he's a winner. he knocked off 16 republican candidates. he is going to be the nominee, the presumptive nominee, and now the party is going to have to unify around someone that they did not expect to be their nominee. >> obviously this candidacy of donald trump has exposed some fault lines in the republican party. there are some people who call themselves never trumpers, and then there are some on the trump train. which category do you fall into? >> i was the republican vice president. i've been a republican all my life. i'm going to support the nominee. and i predict that most people in my position or people that have been in the republican party for a long time will rally around the nominee. i fully expect that paul ryan
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will eventually support donald trump publicly. i hope that happens, because we do have to be unified. if we're not unified, then we have a real lot of trouble ahead. >> let me ask you about qualifications. in all honesty, your qualifications were questioned when you became vice president. people worried whether you had the experience to be vice president or president if that would happen. do you think donald trump has the experience, the knowledge and the temperament to be president? >> we're going to find out. >> right now do you think, though? >> right now he's the nominee. there's a great majority in the republican party that clearly believes that. i believe he has the capability to be president of the united states, and he's into a new phase now. he's gotten through the nomination. that's one. and quite frankly, the nomination is a much lower bar than being the nominee. now he's got to show the american people not that he can beat other republicans, but he's got to build upon his base, he's
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got to move forward, and he's got to articulate a vision that the american people say, yes, he is qualified. i don't know what the answer is to that for most of the people, but clearly he's got good political instincts, he has a good business background, he's a winner and he's unusual. he's obviously very different. he's not going to play by the rules. it's a different situation, but i think that he can win. >> is there anything about how he's conducted the race so far in terms of tone and temperament that gives you pause or gives you concern, or if you had him sitting across from you, you would say, you know what? maybe not do it that way. >> here's what i think he will do and needs to do. he really needs to get more involved in the policy. he made a speech on foreign policy. he's got to make another speech on foreign policy, he's got to make speeches on the economy. he's got to show that he's presidential. he's not running in a primary anymore. he's won that. now he's got to figure out how
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to win the general election. >> he spoke yesterday and said, don't expect me to be a different person. he has a mandate from his followers to run a fiery outsiders campaign. it doesn't sound like he's going to do what you're suggesting he should do. >> he can run that fiery outsiders campaign, but he has to realize -- look, he's been around this for a long time. he actually suggested he should be the vice president in 1998 when george bush selected me. so he's followed politics. he knows full well it's a different campaign once you're the nominee. and i fully expect fiery, yes, unconventional, yes, but it's going to be different. it has to be. it's a different type of campaign. he's running in the general election. he's running probably against hillary clinton, although there's the news story. we know who our nominee is going to be before the democrats know who their nominee is going to be. different tone. >> is he as qualified as she is?
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>> on paper you would say she's more qualified, but you know what? he's more qualified in the sense that the american people, i think, want an outsider. they want an outsider this time. she's not an outsider and he is. >> simple question, should he turn over his tax returns? >> he's not going to do that. >> but should he? every republican has to. >> he's a different candidate, it's going to be a different campai campaign, so stay tuned. just remember this. expect the unexpected. >> his vice presidential candidate should be? >> rob portman, senator of ohio. man of substance, great guy. if you ask me, rob portman. >> good to see you. thanks so much. in other news this morning, two more pieces of debris recently discovered are almost certainly from malaysia flight 370. that is according to an
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australian official. flight 370 disappeared two years ago with 330 people on board. the latest plane fragments were found on the beach of south africa and mauritus. an investigation being launched this morning into the violent arrest of a suspect following a high-speed chase through two states. tamron joins us with more on that. good morning, tamron. >> good morning, guys. that chase started in massachusetts and ended in neighboring new hampshire. when the driver finally gave up, officers pounced. dramatic aerial footage captured it all. police officers repeatedly punching a suspect who appeared to be surrendering after a high-speed chase. the man, 50-year-old richard simone, was wanted on multiple warrants, including assault and battery. when officers in massachusetts tried to pull over his pickup truck wednesday afternoon, police say he refused to stop, igniting a high-speed chase.
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starting in holden, massachusetts, the chase ended nearly 50 miles away in nashua, new hampshire when two of simone's tires were blown out. but it is what happened after the chase that is raising concern. simone exits the truck and appears to give himself up. as he lies face down on the pavement, officers started throwing punches. simone's sister is furious. >> it is very shocking, to say the least. disturbing to see when someone willingly gets out of the vehicle, goes to their knees, goes flat out on their stomach, it didn't seem like there was anything apparent in his hands or anything like that. it was kind of very shocking. >> reporter: in a statement the massachusetts state police said, quote, the pursuit, like all pursuits that involve massachusetts state police, will be reviewed by the department's pursuit committee. officials say they will also investigate whether the level of force used to apprehend simone was appropriate. obviously, guys, this is another
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example of cameras, whether they're on a helicopter or cell phone, change the dynamic. this is under investigation. we'll continue to follow it, of course. >> not the last we'll hear from that. tamron, thank you. now the latest on the death of the music icon prince. a secret memorial was held for him in beverly hills last night. we're also learning more about the doctor who treated prince in his final days. stephanie gosk is following it for us this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: prince's nearest and dearest gathering as quietly as a group like that could to pay tribute to his life. meanwhile, law enforcement is telling nbc news that it was the dea that was here earlier in the week executing a search warrant. they are still trying to figure out how prince obtained prescription painkillers. wednesday night in l.a., stars like gwen stefani, spike lee and others turned out for what was called a celebration of life. the secret tribute for prince
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was a private gathering. it comes as we're learning more details this morning about the local doctor who treated prince and came to paisley park with test results hours after the superstar's death according to a police search warrant. licensed since 1997, dr. michael shulenberg has a clean practicing record in minnesota. the place where he was employed said the doctor no longer works for him. they say he is no longer employed there. in an assisted living home where the doctor was contracted to do work said it was surprised prince was shown as schulenberg's patient. they said, we have begun the process to replace this physician on our team despite this development. it showed dr. schulenberg was already being replaced for
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unrelated reasons, a process that began april 5, weeks before prince's death. attempts to reach dr. schulenberg was unsuccessful. his attorney isn't talking. kurt johnson said prince went to a local hospital and received fluids during his visit. prince's rock band worked for the superstar in the early '90s and helped manage paisley park. johnson was a trainer at this local gym. multiple employees say he is on leave because he was so close to prince. nbc news learned that kirk johnson is now being represent by kurt tyler in minneapolis who specializes in criminal defense. tyler declined to comment on the case. they are saying they released that search warrant with details about dr. schulenberg was a
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mistake. it should have been sealed along with other court documents in this case. they are blaming it on human error. let's turn now to that piece of sports history we mentioned at the top of the show. washington nationals' matt scherzer striking out 20 batters last night to put his place in the record books. >> 20 strikeouts for matt scherzer! >> in the nation's capitols history has been made. he had the most strikeouts in a game. the fans and the announcers were electric. >> goosebumps. did they bring it up? >> i don't know. >> and so was scherzer. the 31-year-old ace is now on top with roger clemens, roger
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johnson and carey wood, the only other pitchers to show strikeouts in nine innings. kerry wood tweeted saying, welcome to the club. #filthy. he led the nats to a 3-2 victory over the detroit tigers. >> game over. >> we got a win and man, that's a great, great feeling. >> reporter: a feeling that nats fans aren't likely to forget. >> again, a win at 3-2. scherzer also scattered six hits, as savannah said at the top of the show. >> and in that moment used all my baseball language. dylan dryer is in acadia national park. we're celebrating 100 years of national parks. dylan, good morning.
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>> it's this nice in may. the sun is shining, temperatures are warm. we've had a good time here. let's take a look at temperatures across the country where we do have an area of stronger storms today. we have a report of about 700 storms yesterday. it's really just a marginal risk of severe storms. some of that heavier rain is falling in st. louis. it's stretching to arkansas. this is now turning to your run of the mill cold front. we'll see isolated stronger storms as it moves eastward. it will eventually make its way to the east coast with isolated strong storms in virginia, down to northern florida as we go into friday. into friday. that's who's worried about getting ttaken for a ride...r don't worry. the only rides you'll get taken on at carmax are the ones you take yourself. but just in case that absolutely 100 percent perfect choice... ...turns out to be...
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less than perfect... we give you five days to change your mind. sorry. good morning. we finally got some sunshine. look at the warmup. upper 70s for university city. just south, vineland into the middle 70s. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze. 67 degrees for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis will see a high of 66 degrees. wilmington with sunshine and a few scattered clouds up to 74 this afternoon. have a great day. matt and savannah? >> dylan looks so pretty there. we'll see you iee you in a whil. coming up, woody allen calling out his dad and the media. what he's now saying about abuse allegations against his father as the oscar-winning director
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with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> pamela, we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. this is around the boulevard. still some big delays here. now even spreading into center city. we had an earlier accident headed westbound around waverly road that we haven't quite recovered from yet in terms of those jam-ups. 27 minutes westbound from the vine street expressway. a check on the area bridges. we're in the process of waiting for a scheduled opening on the taconi palmyra. pamela? >> today marks one year since this deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood. eight people died in the crash, and more than 200 were hurt. federal investigators will meet next week to talk about the possible cause of the derailment. you'll find continuing coverage on nbc 10 and on the nbc 10 app, including survivor stories and changes to rail safety. we'll have another update in 25 minutes.
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7:30 now on this thursday morning, the 12th day of may, 2016. beautiful day in new york city. nice crowd out on the plaza. those people anxiously awaiting savannah's throwback thursday coming up in the next half hour. >> it's taken me a few minutes to come up with it, but i think everybody will be pleased, except maybe you. let's get a check of the headlines this morning. donald trump in washington, d.c. this morning for those highly anticipated meetings with republican party leaders. the republican presumptive nominee talking to house speaker paul ryan about ways to unify the party heading into the general election. trump also plans to meet with leading senate republicans. the fire that started the
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deadly explosion at the texas fertilizer plant back in 2013 was intentionally set. the blast at the west fertilizer company killed 13 people, injured many and leveled homes, businesses and schools. federal investigators announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in that case. take a look at this. a california man lucky to be alive. police say he was street racing when his car flipped and burst into flames. the manager of a nearby mattress store saw the fire, ran in and pulled the unconscious man to safety. >> lucky he did. the cannes film festival underway this morning, but this year the glamour of that event is being overshadowed somewhat by controversy. woody allen's movie is using that festival to blast his father and the media. >> of course, investigative stories here on "today," but the
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focus is on that essay he wrote for the hollywood reporter. it was published just before the cannes film festival. the intent was controversial. woody allen on the red carpet at cannes, his new movie opening the glitzy festival in france. this morning his son speaking out against his famous father, writing a scathing essay in the hollywood reporter. his targets? his father and the media, specifically how the media covers sexual assault. allen was accused in 1992 of sexually assaulting pharaoh's sister dylan when she was a little girl. i believe my sister, pharaoh writes. this was always true as a brother who trusted her and even at five years old was troubled by our father's strange behavior around her, climbing into her bed in the middle of the night, forcing her to suck his thumb. allen has never been charged with a crime and has vehemently
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denied the accusations since they surfaced years ago. last night hollywood's q & a with allen did not include the accusations. to me it is a sterling example of how not to talk about sexual assault. the old school media's slow evolution has helped create a culture of impunity and silence. >> he has not been rejected by the hollywood community and is largely embraced as an artist. it's a cannes issue we do. for him to front that issue was not strange or out of character. >> reporter: in 1992, they said probable evidence existed to prosecute allen but the evidence was not there.
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after she received the golden globe on allen's achievement on his behalf. >> a lot of people didn't think allen should receive the award because of accusations. did you have any trepidations? >> no. of course not. you have to look at my life this way. he gave me the opportunity to be here and talk to you. it's all because of woody allen. >> kristin stewart, the star of allen's new film, told "variety" she had a conversation with them. if we were persecuted for the amount of [ bleep ] that's not true, our lives would be over. pharaoh writes, it hurts my sister every time one of my heroes or a star her age like miley cyrus works with woody allen. at the cannes film festival wednesday night, reporters said no one asked his son about his blist blistering essay at the news conference. but the audience gasped when they attempted a joke, telling
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allen, you have shot many films in europe while you have not even been sentenced to rape in the u.s. we reached out to woody allen's rep for comments about pharaoh's essay, but we have not heard back. we also have not heard back from his reps and miley cyrus declined to comment. the editor put a note at the end that said the interview happened before farrow's essay was published, so the media obviously taking notes of what he wrote. >> a lot of people talking about it, which was ronan's intention, i think. we head back to maine with a check of the weather from dylan. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by walgreen's. get your red nose today only at walgreen's to help kids in need. >> reporter: the first sunrise in the country happens here in acadia, so our day has been way longer than everybody else's, the sun helping to warm us up up
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and down the east coast. the second one back in the rockies is going to start to cool things down significantly. it will be about 15 to 25 degrees cooler than average, especially as we get to the middle and end of the week and into the weekend. we are looking at temperatures up through minneapolis only 51 degrees tomorrow, then eventually that will continue to sag through the great lakes and into the northeast. by the time we get into saturday, we are looking for temperatures still warm in new york, but you go to indianapolis and temperatures will be in the mi50s, thend- good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. finally got some sunshine. look at the warmup. upper 70s for university city. to the south, vineland into the middle 70s. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze. 67 degrees for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis will see a high of 66 degrees.
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wilmington with sunshine and a few scattered clouds, up to 74 this afternoon. have a great day. and that's your latest forecast. matt and savannah? >> all right, dylan, thank you. coming up, the touching request of an american soldier made to prince harry after he won gold at the games. we're trying out some popular products for your car. >> reporter: coming up, there is a product designed for your next road trip, like this little device that says it can jump your car's dead battery. or this one, that says it can get rid of scratches in just seconds. what about the especially built tires that claim you can drive over nails and ride on a flat smoothly for up to ♪ ♪ it's time to get seriously silly, people. ♪ join red nose day to do some serious good
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seen on tv." >> jeff rossen checks some things out for our car. jeff, good morning. >> these are touted as products that can solve anything fast, and some of the best gadgets are gadgets for our cars. if something goes wrong on the road, that's it, you're stranded. this morning we're going big setting up real life problems to test these products out. if you own a car, you know things can go wrong. your battery dies. a shopping cart just scratched your car. and your tires just drove over some nails. now with these products to the rescue, making big promises. >> tired of your car taking a beating? it gets dinged, scratched and nicked and you pay the price. >> fix-it pro claims it can fix any of that damage on contact. so the commercial shows a
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shopping cart going into a car. i have a shopping cart here. this is my suv, poor baby. i'm going to shove this right in. here goes nothing. oh, boy, look at that huge scratch there, couple of them. we're going to move it right across just like this, just like it shows in the commercial. just wipe away the excess. i have to tell you, i'm surprised right now. there is still a little bit of a dent here for sure, but it is much, much better than it was. no question a huge improvement. now it now to that dead battery. watch this commercial. >> have you ever had a car that wouldn't start? now if you could fix that dead battery without getting out of the car. now there is. >> i put a brand new battery in and drained it down until it's dead. the instructions say plug the device into the cigarette
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lighter and this little green light should light up. you can see the green light isn't lighting up for me. it won't even let me try. the company says if you don't get a green light, that means your battery may be damaged or it may not be able to be charged. but remember, i just put a brand new battery in here. to be sure, we used four of these devices on five different cars. newer cars. >> i can't jump this car. >> didn't work on any of them. >> red to red. >> but guess what did work? >> here we go. bingo. jumping all five cars the old-fashioned way. >> if the battery is not chargeable, then why is it jumping with the cables? >> the company that makes the mighty jump pocket tells nbc news is has many satisfied customers and stands behind the product, sending us a lab certification. now reviewing our experience to determine why it did not function. the company telling us they have a newer model but it's more
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expensive. as you can see, the one we tested is still for sale on the company's own website. but we left the boldest claim for last. >> oh, good. nails. >> special tires from bridgestone that can drive on a flat. >> these tires are engineered to take a puncture and drive up to 50 miles. >> 50 miles? >> we're going to test these tires out. we went out to the arizona desert, went out and bought four new bridgestone tires by a certified mechanic and put them on the car. we have cameras on every wheel. we've also gone out and bought a spike strip. they use a spike strip in the commercial. i'm going to do what they do. i'm going to drive the car over that spike strip and i'm going to keep on driving until i get a flat. ouch. the tires are punctured, the air hissing out. the commercial promises if you keep it at 50 miles an hour, you
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can go 50 miles without the thump-thump-thump of a flat. we'll see. >> i drive 20 miles, so far, so good. >> 40 miles now, still going strong. then the moment of truth. there it is. 50 miles. these tires work. now i guess we keep going. >> by waithe way, i did really p on going. finally at 70 miles i pulled over because i didn't feel like going anymore. obviously plenty of time to get to a tire store like it's intended. >> it's nice to see there are some claims that hold up. >> i'm bringing that spike strip over to your house. >> jeff, thank you. coming up, child-free weekends? maybe a few each year, but what about 52 weekends a year. meet the couple causing an uproar with that parenting choice. plus, carson is back in the orange room with what people are talking about about instagram this
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the annual butterfly migration. carson is back. >> i thought you were going to say the capistrano. >> the swallows. >> guys, let's talk instagram for a minute. do you know what that is? >> i've heard of it. i just said something nice about you, by the way. nice to have you back. >> thank you very much. good to be back. instagram did unveil a new logo. here's the old logo here, here's the new one just like that. people on social media giving it a tough time. the change looks a little too simple. dan writing in, see, first semester graphic changes. you, too, can make a change just like ordinary people. instagram users are taking matters into their own hands
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gad morning. i'm pamela osborne. let's get a look at the forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. hey, bill. >> pamela, we're seeing some sunshine break through the clouds. this is wilmington this morning. still a little bit of light fog in the area. that's going to disappear as the clouds clear out and the temperatures really take off. 59ing d 59 degrees right now in south jersey. at philadelphia international, it's 57 degrees but already 62 in society hill. >> all right. thank you, bill. now for a look at the roads. how are things looking out there, jessica? >> we are watching an accident scene, pamela, on the schuylkill expressway. this is around the conshohocken curve. you can see headed westbound a truck involved. a few other vehicles involved in front of it. it is over into the right-hand shoulder. that's the good news. all the lanes are getting by.
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headed from center city to the blue route, 31 minutes, average speeds into the 20s, but not because of that accident scene. just a combination of things. we're in the process of that scheduled opening from earlier at 7:30 on the t aconi palmyra. today in philadelphia, thousands of people will be looking for work at the an july job fair. it runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. philadelphia city council will honor the national champion villanova wildcats today. council will present coach jay wright and team members a resolution congratulating them on their victory in the ncaa championship final. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. now back to the "today" show. i'm pamela osborne. have a great day.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, food label overhaul. the big change coming from the fda, the government redefining what healthy means for the first time in 20 years. what you can expect to soon see at the grocery store. plus, can't stop this feeling. ♪ >> we'll catch up with justin timberlake and his co-star anna kendrick at the film festival. talking about their adventure and whether more music is on the way. >> i look forward to getting back to the studio and making more music like this. and the big event. >> you know, this is the first spot in the country where the sun hits the horizon. >> it's like today literally.
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>> dylan and sheinelle hike, bike and boat as they explore acadia national park on "today," may 12, 2016. ♪ good morning, north carolina state university! go, wolfpack! >> howdy, san antonio! >> three generations on "today"! it is 8:00, thursday, may 12. we say hello to you out on the plaza. beautiful morning. the sun is shining.
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and carson daly is back on the plaza. >> let's get some music going here. >> this is the throwback thursday song, "islands in the stream" by dolly parton and kenny rogers. >> this song was written by the beegees? do you know that? they wrote it for marvin gaye. it didn't happen that way. why did you pick this song? >> i picked something else first, but it didn't happen. >> we were at cannes at the film festival this year. all the excitement of that big event. keir simmons is there, looking very dapper. >> let's go inside to tamron with a check of the morning's stories. >> good morning, everyone. a high stakes meeting in washington this morning could have an enormous impact on the
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2016 presidential race. the summit between donald trump and house speaker paul ryan at rnc headquarters was called to help heal the divided party. ryan said last week he was not ready to endorse the republican frontrunner, and on wednesday he warned that the party will go into the fall election at half strength. it pretends to be unified without actually unifying. during an exclusive interview earlier today, former vice president dan quayle said he supports donald trump as the republican nominee, but he said trump now has to move beyond his base and broaden his appeal. >> he's followed politics, and he knows full well it's a different campaign once you're the nominee. i fully expect fiery, yes, unconventional, yes, but it's going to be different. it has to be. >> quayle said he also believes senator rob portman of ohio would be a good frontrunner for trump. george zimmerman, the man who shot and killed teenager
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trayvon martin, allegedly selling the gun he used. here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> george zimmerman, not guilty. >> reporter: george zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of trayvon martin. this morning in an interview posting not verified by nbc news, the pistol zimmerman used is on line and is allegedly on auction. zimmerman writes, i am honored and humbled to announce the sale of an american firearm icon. the firearm for sale is the firearm that was used to defend my life and end the brutal attack from trayvon martin. late wednesday zimmerman spoke by phone with orlando fox 35 wolt reporter diana boyd. >> what i decided to do is not cower. i'm a free american. i can do what i like with my possessions. >> the web page said bidding for the gun starts at $5,000. zimmerman calls the pistol a
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piece of american history. >> i thought it was time to move past the firearm. and if i sell it, and it sells, i move past it. otherwise it's going in a safe for my grandkids and never to be, you know, used or seen again. >> reporter: the self-defense claim and jury acquittal remains controversial and is still part of the political debate. >> the man who killed trayvon martin never should have had a gun in the first place. >> reporter: the on-line post states that the proceeds will be used to fight black violence against policemen and ensure the firearm rhetoric. the firearm has been in custody of the justice department until recently, when it was returned to zimmerman. kerry sanders, nbc news, miami.
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>> we reached out to trayvon martin's family, his father, who told us he has no comment on the actions that far person who murdered trayvon. prince harry was involved in a touching moment. harry presented a gold medal to american swimmer sergeant elizabeth marks, a medic who was injured in iraq. moments later she took off the medal and handed it back to the prince. harry seemed confused until sergeant marks explained that she wanted him to give the medal to the british hospital that saved her life two years ago when she became seriously injured before the invictus games in london. and tears. isn't that touching? this is why the games are so important and i think a great platform for harry. it's really helped change the way we see him, which is this person who cares about the vets. >> most importantly highlighting their incredible stories as well. tamron, thank you.
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coming up next, redefining what healthy really means. a big change nearly two decades in the making coming to food labels. plus a couple under fire presenting their young daughter to her grandparents every weekend. what they're saying about that. and 100 years of national parks today from kayaks to carriage rides, what makes hi, i'm phil mickelson. i've been fortunate enough to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit... even the smallest things became difficult. so i talked to my rheumatologist... and he prescribed enbrel... to help relieve joint pain and help stop further joint damage. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis... lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. tell your doctor if you've been someplace where fungal infections are common...
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back now, are the food we feed our families really healthy? >> a lot has changed since the fda guidelines were updated, and now that group is starting the process of revisiting them. tom costello is at a whole foods in maryland with more on that. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning. this will surprise you. these raisins and this avocado, believe it or not, not considered healthy under the current fda rules of what is and isn't healthy. why not? because those rules are old. really old. ♪ >> reporter: you remember the early '90s, the start of "friends"? "what a man"? and "forrest gump"? >> my mama always said life is like a box of chocolates. >> it's been that long since the fda laid down the law for what is and isn't healthy. >> you never know what you're
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going to get. >> reporter: you never know. back then a sugary food was healthy if it was fortified with nutrients. but sugar in avocados? no, it was too much fat. the fda is preparing to rewrite the rules. >> when we used to ask people to cut down on their fatty foods like nuts and av kaud oe aacado salmon, now we're telling them to eat plenty of nuts, avacado and salmon. >> reporter: now the fats in omega-3 foods are actually healthy. if there's been a public shift in dietary thinking over the past 25 years, it's likely on the evils of sugar, now recognized as a public health enemy. it's in everything from fruit juices to muffins to baked beans. but not all sugars are equal. >> sugar from fruits or starchy vegetables is better for you because there's more nutrients. >> rebecca stritchfield is a mom
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and a dietitian. >> it has a lot of sugar even though there's nutrients in the yogurt. so i advise to read your food labels. >> reporter: and those food labels can only use the word "healthy" if they meet certain criteria on fat, saturated fat, sodium, cholesterol and beneficial nutrients. the fda last year asked the makers of the kind bars to stop using the term "healthy" on its packaginin packaging. they can now use the word healthy. kind said it's always been more than just a word on a label. kind says those words from 25 years ago are now outdated, and now the fda is beginning the year-long process to determine what is and isn't healthy and change the labels in the years ahead. back to you. >> i'm glad auf cvocados are no
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the healthy list. >> i eat kind bars in the morning. >> hoiit's how we survive the airport. would you like a weekend off from your kids? a lot of parents would say, yeah, sure. but what about an entire year's worth of weekends? that's what these parents are doing. their names is rachel and michael, and get this, every weekend of the year -- every weekend -- they send their two-year-old daughter to stay with michael's parents. rachel says it recharges them, but there are critics on facebook. one mom wrote, pathetic. i actually enjoy my kids. i didn't become a parent so i could get a sitter and leave my kids without a parent.
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>> my kids are 14, 12 and 9. take advantage of being with your kids now, because when they reach those ages, they want to be with their friends and you miss that time. >> maybe a couple for time alone, but 62 seems a bit excessive. >> but they look very much healthy. i have another question for the table. if you could, would you have certain memories erased? >> oh, yeah. yeah. like that movie "eternal sunshine." >> you read my script. the movie "eternal sunshine and the spotless mind." they have their memories of each other erased. now scientists at stony brook university are trying to make that a reality. they're developing a technique in the brain to remove bad memories and enhance good ones. the research -- there is a scientific reason for this -- it could actually help people
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suffering from dementia or ptsd. it could also open up a pandora's box. speaking of which, tell me who you would like erased. >> there are specific moments, there are specific people. >> don't name me. >> there are tattoos that have been removed. >> just for a serious note on the ptsd issue, that seems like it would be really great if they could remove those moments to help people out. >> i think that's right, traumatic memories. that's a great application for it. >> but you said you would have nothing removed. >> sure, although i have plenty of bad memories -- >> how square are you? you can't remember half of high school, anyway. >> i don't know, i just feel like it makes you who you are. bad things can happen and you learn from them. >> i would still object that train. >> you would take some things out, right? >> absolutely. >> like what? now to the stars letting loose at the cannes film festival. john legend defends his wife, christy tegan, from critics.
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the stars turning heads on the red carpet. a pregnant blake lively, kirsten dunst and naomi watts earning the looks. eva longoria, and victoria post thd video of herself. then the two showing off as they left their hotel. pop star from cannes? sure, tomorrow. next, john legend defending his wife christy tegan against haters on social media. the backlash started after christy and john went out for a simple dinner shortly after christy gave birth. some people calling her irresponsible but there was no criticism of john. he wrote on twitter, funny there's no dad shaming when both of us go out to dinner. shame both of us so christy doesn't have to take it all.
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we'll split it. john proving he has his wife's back. finally, serena williams is making an important public service announcement that you probably know a lot about. don't eat dog food, no matter how good it looks. she brought her dog to a hotel in rome. apparently the hotel has one of those fancy doggie menus, so she decide to do try a little salmon and rice. here's how it went. >> it tastes a little bit like a house cleaner kind of thing. i don't know what they put in this dog food. i don't think it's consumable for humans, and they should have wrote that! >> she had just eaten it, and literally she said she got sick to her stomach. i'll leave it at that, so she's warning everybody, leave dog food to the dogs. that is your pup tpy start to t day. >> i've never done it, nor would i, but i assume if it's on a fancy doggy menu that it would
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be edible for -- i'm not saying to try it. but i didn't even know there were doggie menus. >> when in rome. she probably would like that memory erased. a check with the weather with dylan up in maine. >> hey, you guys, we shifted our camera a bit so you can see more of this beautiful rugged coastline here in maine. the weather couldn't be more beautiful. it's been really nice and sunny here the last few days. we're enjoying the sunshine, the warmer temperatures, but we do have a cold front that will bring storms into the midwest and ohio valley and tennessee today. there is a secondary cold front that is going to start to cool things good morning. we finally got some sunshine. look at the warm up. upper 70s. closer to 80 degrees this afternoon. to the south vineland in the
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middle 70s. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze 67 degrees for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis will see a high of 66 degrees. wilmington with sunshine and a few scattered clouds up to 74 this afternoon. have a great day! 100 years of national parks today" is sponsored by camping world. get one-stopone-stop shopping f everything for your rv at the camping world rv supercenter. and now to the reason why i am here in maine. our special series "100 years of national parks today," i'm at acadia national park which itself is also turning 100 years. i'm standing along ocean drive, and that is otter cliff there behind me. acadia has one of the most spectacular views of the north atlantic seaboard. it's also one of the most visited parks.
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last year 2.5 million people flocked here to this park, and sheinelle and i, this year, we were two of them. acadia national park, this magical place where mountains meet the ocean, is part of mt. desert island off the coast of maine where every new day breaks in america. you know, this is the first spot in the country where the sun hits the horizon. >> really? it's like today literally starts here. >> at over 1500 feet, cadillac mountain is the highest peak on the eastern seaboard, boasting sunrises worth getting up for. >> time to start our day. >> exactly. >> situated on maine's central coast, acadia spans nearly 50,000 acres of breathtaking beauty. >> hi, there, how are you? >> nice to meet you. >> sheinelle and i caught up with the park ranger at the
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sands beach. >> the sand seems different here. >> it is different. if you take a little scoop of it, about 70% of it is made out of shell. >> it's so soft. >> no way. >> you can swim here, but the ocean temperatures usually hover right around 55. >> chilly for swimming, but it's the perfect place for a photo op. let's do more. we're on a roll at this point. why not? at acadia, there is always something more. >> a little windy. >> acadia may be one of the smallest national parks, but it's also one of the top 10 most visited, especially popular with hikers. >> how many trails do they have here at acadia national park? >> around 150. look behind us. >> oh, my gosh. >> talk about a payoff. >> another way to explore is car-free carriage roads, originally directed and financed by john d. rockefeller, jr.
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a great option if you can keep the pedal to the metal. >> how you doing up there? >> i'm trying to get to where i can actually enjoy what's around me. it's a workout. >> you have eagle lake on your left. >> or at least stay in sync with your partner. [ screamed ] >> did we scream? >> how you doing? i'm dylan, nice to meet you. >> we heard so much about jordan pond. everybody is telling us this is the place we have to check out. hopefully we'll have better luck on the water. >> goodbye, lady. have fun. >> you're coming, right? >> yep. >> we paddle out to one of the most scenic spots in acadia. >> one thing for sure, this is easier than tandem biking. >> i don't know if it's because i'm steering or what, but this seems to be going a little bit
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better. look how pretty, dylan. >> it's gorgeous. >> i want to pause to take it in for a second. >> all that rowing worked up an appetite, so we got popovers, an old acadia favorite since 1955. >> oh, that's fantastic. this is so good. >> on to another maine tradition, a deep art of dive fishing. >> go a little bit left of the lighthouse. >> we got some here. >> there's a big one in there. oh, my gosh. >> one, two, three. >> and capped off the day with an epic feast at bill's lobster pier. >> wait, we're missing something very important. >> your lobster bib. >> very handy. >> we're not doing this without a bib. >> i probably won't be able
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to -- see what i told you? >> how good is that? >> oh, wow. >> i think we did the lobster proud. >> we came, we saw, we conquered. >> and we keep eating. >> and on top of the 2-pound lobster each, we also had lobster rolls, we had mussels, steamers, corn, biscuits, and we had to top it off with some ice cream and a whoopie pie because we're in new england, so why not. i think al would be proud of the food we put down during that lobster feast. also, i need to mention we're very excited about our photo contest. we launched this, and the winner will win an rv, courtesy of our sponsor camping world. you want to make sure you tune in tomorrow to see who won. guys? >> that was just breathtaking. what was with those blankets at the beginning, real quick.
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>> it was cold. at 5:00 in the morning, it was freezing cold. and it was a short blanket, so that's the best we co good morning. i'm pamela osborn. it's just before 8:30 on your thursday. let's get a check of neighborhood weather in your area with nbc 10's first alert meteorologist bill henley. hey, bill. >> hey, pamela. the sun is up and the temperatures are climbing. now 62 in philadelphia. delaware is 62, and 50s in the suburbs. some of the suburbs still reporting fog. as the numbers climb, we'll see if any fog disappears. we're heading for the 70s this afternoon. closer to 80s in some areas. sunshine today. showers return tomorrow. pamela. >> thank you. jessica is watching the roads this morning. somehow it looking? >> we're seeing slow down.
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we have an accident involving two trucks over into the right-hand side. both lanes getting by but it's a slow down headed westbound or into center city 26 from the vine. also an accidenter on lower motherland and philmont. we're learning more about a festival coming to philadelphia with a political twist. in a few hours organizers will announce details for political fest. it alighighlights the roads to white house. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. thank you for watching. have a great day!
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it's 8:30 now on a bright and sunny thursday morning, may 12, 2016. we're looking at the crowd in new york city. and they're just soaking up what's been kind of a disappointing spring here. i'll just stall while my partners in crime make their way out. >> we took the long way. >> we got to chatting and, you know, one thing led to another.
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coming up, justin timberlake and anna kendrick teaming up for another movie. we sat down with all the stars in cannes. we're enlisting the help of a style expert for some pro tips not far from where we're standing. also, when it comes to snacks on the go, you could do a lot worse than these fully loaded oreo brownies, ladies and gentlemen. we're going to show you how easy they are to make, and i'll show you how much easier they are to eat. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's the perfect dessert for the dinner dylan just showed us in acadia national park. she has a check of the weather for us. dylan? >> good morning, again, guys. the weather is fantastic here, and going into the weekend we'll see things cool off a little bit. we have a series of cold fronts moving through that will start dropping temperatures, first back in the northern plains, then the upper midwest and then the great lakes. we do have a chance of isolated stronger thunderstorms in the
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midwest on friday. saturday we are looking for rain to clear out of the east coast but we could still see a few spotty showers, especially across northern new england. temperatures will start to drop, especially as we go int sundayo good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. finally got some sunshine. look at the warm up. melbourne 76 degrees. and to the south vineland in the middle 70s. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze and 67 for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis will see a high of 66. wilmington with sunshine and scattered clouds up to 74 this afternoon. have a great day! and i'm joined now by will shaproz. he's the president of the national parks organization. will, it's good to have you here this morning. >> it' >> it's good to be here. >> as we wrap up the week at
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national parks, what do you hope people take away as far as planning their vacation? >> it gives us an opportunity to see these 100 national parks. it envisions the future that we have for these parks so we can make sure we protect and care for them in a way that the next generation, our children and grandchildren, will have the same opportunity we had to love these places. >> speaking of children, i think this is such a great idea in honor of the centennial. fourth graders can bring their families to any national park for free? >> yes, it's an amazing program. every kid in the park, something we've been a part of, dylan. it's amazing to see kids come alive in these places. they discover their curiosity or their connection to nature, their love of the outdoors, and there's nothing more important for us than to begin that process of creating lifelong support for our national parks when they're in fourth grade. >> and sharing it with the whole family. will, thank you so much. for more information on how you can celebrate the national parks
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service and also find your park, you can always find more information on today.com. guys? >> dylan, thank you very much. >> as we mentioned, the cannes film festival is under way. keir simmons drew the lucky straw this year. he's there talking to all the stars, standing seaside. keir, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is a little windy here, by the way, but the sun is out. the billionaires are in the harbor and the party got under way on the red carpet, the glitz and glamour that cannes is famous for. among the faces, justin timberlake and anna kendrick. justin has been away becoming a father. i asked him about that new tune which you just can't seem to get out of your head. ♪ >> reporter: justin timberlake dancing with new music and a new movie.
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>> meet the trolls. >> reporter: justin says there's more to come. >> i'm exploring making another album because of this, getting back to the studio to work on making music for this. we've written four originals for the movie, and it just kind of spilled over into really enjoying being back in the studio. i called up the old friends. >> reporter: in "trolls" releasing later this year, he co-stars with anna kendrick. >> i just wanted to be here, but i don't know how i end up being a tiny pink troll. >> the animated feature takes you into a world populated by, well, trolls, obviously. the voice by anna and justin on
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a quest to save their friends. will good or evil prevail? >> the characters could start dying. a real "game of thrones." everybody is dying. >> we just met for this interview for the first time. >> reporter: they spent much of the interview kidding around. >> we've replaced all of the vocals. >> you got me, you got me so good! >> reporter: a relationship that began in the recording studio. >> i messed up a take, like the third take i messed up a lyric or something and immediately went into an auto pilot of a string of profanity. >> that's my type of person. >> reporter: you left that out of the animation, obviously? >> no, no. >> reporter: i'm vae ery glad a parent. i'm taking the kids to see it. >> reporter: justin timberlake becoming a parent himself with jessica biel.
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sharing pictures on instagram. >> reporter: do you come into this and say i want to make the kind much movie my son would like? >> it changes everything. hopefully one day when he sees it he'll be like, yes, that's my dad. >> reporter: do you plan to try to protect him from all of this? >> i'm actually his bodyguard. so watch the [ bleep ] out. >> listen, he's 13 months old right now. but yeah, you think about the next five years, and the next five years after that, and you think about the fact that, you know, he just got here. he hasn't made any choices about -- he chooses, like, eggs or bananas. you think about the lives me and my wife lead, but i wonder what privacy will mean in 20 years. those are the questions in my mind for sure, but i think that's what you don't have control over. i think the best i can do is try every day to give your kid perspective so they understand what it means and what it doesn't mean. >> reporter: i hope you have success with that.
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>> yeah, thank you. >> reporter: justin timberlake's son, what would that be like? tomorrow we talk to george clooney, julia roberts and jodie foster all together. it's the kind of interview where you can just sit down and let them talk to each other. it's amazing. hopefully, too, the wind will have died down. send al, send dylan, send someone, guys. >> keir, it seems like you're having a tough time there. i'm sure the rose isn't quite cold, either. coming up next, high-end ideas on a shoestring budgets to spruce up your home, but first it 's
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welcome back, everyone. we're wrapping up our design your life series this morning, so after tackling the outside of your home over the last couple of days, now we're sprucing up the inside. abby larson, the creator of style meets pretty living, is here with some inexpensive ideas. abby, it's good to see you. >> you, too. >> inexpensive, they're not going to take a lot of time and they'll make a big difference especially as the warm weather hits. >> they are, and some of these trends are very expensive in the stores. we're doing these same trends for a lot less money, starting with metallic and gold. >> marble and metallic. >> you normally see these with coffee tables and great lamps. we're going to try to make these right here. you need two different supplies, gold leaf paper and marble contact paper. >> you've already done the gold leaf. how hard is that? >> all you need is some adhesive, gold leaf and then you
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seal it. >> and it doesn't have to look perfect. >> no, no, messy is fine. now we're going to add our contact paper. if you flip it over, you see we started it for you right here at the end. you're going to lay that right on top of your vase. you kind of hug it next to the gold leaf. here's the tricky part. you want to leave that paper intact on the back, and you're going to take your credit card beside you and we're going to put it to good use. this is just getting all the bubbles out. you're going to rub it as you pull the paper off. that makes sure it gets a nice, even, clean look. as you work your way around, the end result looks like this. >> how long should this take, start to finish? >> no more than an hour. >> do the comparison for me. if i went out and bought this vase in the store, what would it cost versus what we've spent here? >> it's going to start at $100, maybe 200, but the best thing is if you invest in the supplies, the projects are endless. you have that great bar cart, same set of supplies. you can even do a mouse pad right here so you get that trend in a very small way.
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>> bringing blooms into a room. >> yeah! flower power is everywhere right now. it's really versatile. you see it on your artwork, you see it on your upholstery. we're making a fun accent pillow. you need stressful fabric. this is perfect. work your way in concentric circles around the pillow. once you have your glue down, you can lay the edge of your fabric right on top so it sits up nice and high, and you just start building your flower out. as you work your way around and around and around, you can go as big as you want, you'll see the end result will look like a big, beautiful flower. >> how much fabric do you need to make something like this? >> you need a couple yards. a twin bed smeet heet is actual perfect amount. >> it will cost us what? >> $30 in the store, about $15. the chair down there, we just
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added wrapping paper. >> the nautical look, our last project. >> you don't have to be at the beach to have a nautical look. a little bit of glue, a little bit of rope. get this rope at your hardware store. it's by the yard. you need about 30 yards for a lamp this size. >> the little gaps in there, is that a problem? >> that's fine, you can just fill in with the extra rope. these are going to run you $130 at a store. these are going to run you $15 if you use an old lamp. >> this is fantastic, abby. >> the seashells you collect at the beach, paint them gold, put them in a white frame. check this out. these are loofah sponges. we dipped them in plaster of paris and they look like coral. easy, right? you're doing this today, right? >> as soon as i get done with this show. abby, thank you very much. to get instruction for these projects, go to today.com/home.
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we'll be back with fully loaded oreo brownies. that's all we need to
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we're back at 8:47. finally the moment we've all been waiting for, today's food, and we're focusing on treats you can pack up and take with you on your adventures this summer. she's the popular channel cupcake tradition. you had me at hello. it has nearly 3 million subscribers. good morning! >> good morning. >> we're about to see why you're so popular. >> i think this is the most popular segment on the show today. everybody is swarming around trying to get their hands on these brownies. >> because they're called fully loaded brownies. >> they have cheesecake, oreos. this is everything good in a brownie. all the ingredients are going to be on the website, but we need cream cheese, butter, a little bit of cream, and the magic
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ingredients, chocolate and and oreos. we're going to start with a little bit of butter. do you want to add in the chocolate? >> dump the whole thing in? >> dump the whole thing in, unless you want to snag one for yourself. >> i do, and actually, i already have. you don't need a double boiler? >> no, but at this point you can turn off the heat because the heat is going to be enough for the chocolate to melt nicely. >> and you don't want it to burn. >> exactly. while that's doing its thing, we're going to add sugar and eggs. you want to beat that until it doubles in size, like five minutes, six minutes. >> you have the whisk attachment on there. >> exactly, the magic of television. i think we might have one double in size, though. >> that's what that should look like. >> exactly. it should look light and fluffy and airy.
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we'll get that while it does its own thing. we have all the eggs here. do you want to do a little figure 8 action in there? >> i don't know that i can. >> you slowly pour it and i'll stir it. you pour, and as you're pouring, i don't want to lose any air that's in that delicious mix, and this is a great thing to get the kids in the kitchen and get them into the mixing a bit. >> by the way, we have our taste testers downstairs. are you guys loving it or what? >> this is amazing. >> this is memorial day weekend right here. >> they're in their happy place. what does the figure 8 thing do? >> it just makes it so you incorporate all the ingredients without knocking all the air out of it. leave a little in there because someone will want to lick the bowl. keep the air in there. we have it already sifted. keep the egg in that and lightly
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place it on. it's a beautiful, beautiful light batter. there are a couple stages to bake this. it's not hard, there's just a little cook time involved. you're going to spread this into a brownie pan. you want to make sure you have a nice, even layer. and then once you have got that on the pan, you parbake it like 15 minutes in the oven. >> meanwhile -- >> meanwhile -- >> -- in the cheesecake department. >> pop that in with that cream cheese. this is an incredibly versatile cheesecake mix. we're going to use it with ours, but you can make it seasonal, you can switch oreos out with peanut butter cups, or with junior minutts and really make this your own. once you've beaten it, you can add eggs and cream, add a little vanilla, and you'll end up with this creamy mix.
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i'll add some oreos with that creamy mix. >> then you put the cheesecake layer on top of the layer we've already baked? >> right on top. >> is there anything better than this? you can see it's nice and delicious and you want to pour it over your cheesecake. this is kind of an anything goes recipe. over it goes, and we spread it out. now, that one needs to bake for like 20 minutes. >> so you're not overbaking because now the brownie layer is getting another baking? >> we're only going to partially bake the brownies. what you end up with is a spongy texture so you have a line of brownie on the bottom and a line of chocolate on top. the brownie mixture is getting a little firm, so you pop it in the microwave for about 20 seconds. do you want to do the honors? >> sure. it doesn't have to be a figure 8, though? >> no. >> guys, would you like to try the oreos or other candy?
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>> there's cheesecake, oreos and brownies. >> once you spread that in, you take tons of oreos and tons of candy and it goes back in the oven for 15 minutes and you let it cool, preferably overnight. then slice it into amazingly small pieces. >> and you're in heaven. i'm going for it. you are the best. if you want more of this recipe head to today.com/food. we'll
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as part of the 100 park services's birthday, dylan is in acadia national park to speak with people marking the occasion. dylan? >> we always have amazing folks that celebrate their 100th birthday with smucker's and with us. happy 100th birthday to miss ellen goldberg of new jersey. she and her husband used to ride on their bicycle built for two in yellow outfits with their yellow radio on the boardwalk. can you guess what her favorite color is? red?
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he is 100 years old. he uses his ipad to go on-line shopping. curious to know what he thinks of the new instagram logo. >> lillian bethman in eastern pennsylvania is 100 years old. she went to bed at 8:00 at night and woke up at 3:00 a.m. to make sure her husband was out the door to host his morning radio show. john turns 100 from maryland. he likes to eat a donut every day and says his secret to long life is retiring early. she was a beautician for over 35 years and she is beautiful. let's talk some love. happy 75th birthday to virj iland mary gourlay from baytown, texas. they're secret to a long and happy marriage is to never go to bed mad. what a skweweet couple and virg
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is on to something there. >> what do you guys have coming up next hour? >> we have two ladies that do another show in the 10:00 hour, they're making an good morning. i'm pamela osborne. >> pamela. we're looking good. we started off with clouds, rain, and fog. look at the sunshine now in wild wood. it's dried up nicely. the temperatures are climbing. already 65 degrees in philadelphia. lehigh valley in the 60s.
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and 60s in delaware with sunshi sunshine. the fog quickically clearing out. the numbers in the upper 70s this afternoon. you can leave the umbrella at home. >> thank you so much. jessica is standing by with a look at the roads. how are things? we're doing a little bit better. we had an accident on 295, pamela, around warwick road in long side. they moved the camera away from it. it's in the left-hand shoulder on the northbound side. no delays or problems because of it. watching this accident scene this is headed westbound into the shoulder now a few trucks involved. all lanes getting by. >> thank you. today thousands of people will be looking for work at the annual neighborhood job fair from 9:00 to 1:00 at the mcgonigal hall. philadelphia city council will honor the national champion villanova wildcats this morning.
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they'll present coach jay wright and team members a resolution congratulations them on the ncaa victory. and the national center for missing and exploited children will recognize bo biden today. biden helped in the prosecution of hundreds of predators. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. have a great day!
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this morning on today's take, rupert everett takes on the oscar scandal, but not in the way you think. and sanity of the new thrill ride. no joke. and you will be amazed what could be lurking inside your home. we reveal the truth. that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with n natalie, al roker and tamron hall. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today." call everett, call your friends, call everyone you know. with me on a thursday morning,
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may 12. put this down in history. >> cheers. we're still drinking water. >> full disclosure, this is water, but friday night, what am i most looking forward to? opening my bottle of gift rose. i can't say that? i said it. in the meantime, we're drinking water. >> we are here. >> not that i don't care where they are, but al once said his favorite show of all time included ellie kemper and tina fey. well, al roker, guess what my favorite show is. al is off, natalie is off, this is morning jam. >> are we cranking a little? >> my mom used to line us up every night before bed, we would blast this and we would dance.
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♪ >> i had my hearing checked when my kids said, mom, you can't hear a thing. and i'm like, why would i? i had it checked and he said, you have the hearing fof a 20-year-old. if they don't crank it up in the studio, we can't hear it. >> they don't want us to party too much. >> why? >> i don't know. it's not friday, i guess. crank it up. ♪ fire ♪ fire >> this is actual music. >> i hope i'm not start ing a rift. >> is there a problem, normally
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you don't approve? >> you know what kassidy said when she first met hoda? she said, mom, i love hoda, she's awesome. but why does she have this musical taste of a 17-year-old girl. >> do you know what my mom said about hoda? hoda was very nice to be with me and my mom for 92nd street wide. she said, those shoes of hoda's were so cute. they remind me of something you would have worn in college. >> the shoes on my feet? >> i saw those in the hallway and i saw just the feet, then i went out and i said, those shoes are smoking. she's like, they're from kylee kardashian. >> and my mom said it's like hanging out with girls from college. >> i heard from hoda that you had everybody crying or laughing. >> i had myself crying and others laughing. >> your sister was in the audience. you have a great family.
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>> that's an understatement. >> you were talking also about how your mother has certain memories and they're very different from what you recall. >> i said, mom, there was a tequila bottle. she said, there was no tequila. i hated tequila. mother, you drank margaritas all through the '80s. she said, there was tequila there but i didn't drink it. >> is that what she remembers? ♪ i remember it well >> that's a song. >> i'm the only one wearing an isd. >> here's othe official topic we're supposed to be discussing. mother's day last weekend and now we're looking ahead to father's day, so apparently parents are discussing creative
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homemade gifts from kids. i get a lot of homemade gifts from my nieces that i'm forced to -- no, that i love. >> the truth comes out. >> wanda sikes was on ellen yesterday so she talked about receiving gifts from her 7-year-old twins. wanda sykes, take a listen. >> when they're that age, and moms know, you have to be a good actress. that's when you have to turn into meryl streep. if they give you gifts that are just -- so we practice because, you know, they were so excited. she made, like, a lovely bookma bookmark, and lucas went all out and made me this beautiful yarn bracelet. >> that's lovely. and you're wearing it. >> you got to wear it or you're
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awful parents, you're an awful mom. >> that's so true. you gave us a picture. >> mia made had he a flowerpot for mother's day. >> that's very advanced. >> that's beautiful! >> how old is she? >> she's three. there she is holding it, very proud of it. her father wrote "happy mother's day." it's the type of thing you buy, henry got it at torarget, you write on it and put it in the microwave. anyway, henry was like, this is going to be really homemade and special. i loved it but i was kind of like, where are my flowers? >> you loved the idea. >> we put it in the house and put a little seed that we planted. >> what's the statute of limitations? i'm 45. this has been on the wall of my house since age 40.
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it's a handmade happy birthday. >> five years ago. >> you took it from the other refrigerator and you brought it. >> i have to wear the bracelet occasionally on air that i have on now. when do you pack it away? >> your kids gave you some good stuff. >> my kriids are in their 40s. we have a basement with all their stuff. we could never throw anything away. but if you want to show the stuff, you have to move to a bigger house and show the stuff. one thing i actually do use every single day and that is kody, when he was doing shop, he did a red little stool, like a kitchen stool. and i sit in that naked. >> i'm going to wake up in the milgd of t
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middle of the night thinking about that little red stool. >> that little red stool never saw so much action. ready to hear what kass gave me? you guys probably have something from your nieces as well. when you're growing and you have the cement, they put their little hands -- which you run out of wall space. >> i have some things from ella when she was just scratching and it's on the fridge, and i've kept them up since she was born. so five years. >> they would notice if they came over. >> and they say, where is my stuff? >> we're not listening to you and we're not paying attention to you, either. >> let us be us. hello. >> men are always trying to change us. >> so the other official topic, there is a ride opening at six flags, great adventure in new jersey, not very far from where
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we are. it's called the joker. i received an e-mail yesterday from one of our producers saying, i dare you to go try this, and i said, i dare you to ask me again to try it. >> you know what's funny? right after you got that e-mail, guess who they e mailed? >> they're e-mailing everybody. >> i don't do coasters. i don't do slaughter houses. >> you're hanging off it. >> the question is, would you like a chance to be the very first to ride it? so we're launching -- >> you mean before the security test? >> it's all safe, we promise. we're launching a roller coaster face-off this morning. >> we're going to take a picture. you don't need to ride a roller coaster. just take a picture of yourself, and if you win, you can be the
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first to arrive at the joker with your very own joe merdin. >> sadly, that's my roller coaster face. >> really, you guys did that. >> that is real. by the way, they were like natalie can't do it, but do you want to do it by yourself? i'm like, no. we have a fan that will be riding it with jill. >> go to facebook.com/today. so there, those are official things. >> dylan is going to give us the weather. hey, dylan. there's dylan, hi in acadia! dylan, you look so cute. >> acadia looks amazing.
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>> y'all leaving? >> bye, guys. i'm telling if you leave who it is. >> blake shelton. you're leaving us to go interview blake shelton. >> we've gone off the rails. >> dylan, tell us the weather! >> i was about to say it's really good. >> how is acadia? >> it's beautiful. >> jenna and tamron, it's absolutely amazing. jenna, i know you'll appreciate we started the day at cadillac mountain. i know you got engaged there at acadia national park. it was absolutely beautiful to see the sunrise, then we got down to business. when your day starts at 3:00 a.m., you can squeeze in a lot. sheinelle and i tried to do tandem everything. we did tandem kayaking, which actually went pretty well. then we tried tandem biking along the lake, which did not go too well. we crashed into a ravine eventually. sheinelle was in front trying to
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steer this endeavor. we totally crashed. so we went on a lobster boat and went lobstering. we did catch some lobsters and then we also feasted on lobsters and mussels and steamers and corn and biscuits and everything else you can imagine. we also had a chance for some popovers, which are huge here. they've been making these since 1895. this one is a little cold, but you see how there is a little hole in here. the secret is to put butter in a warm popover and shake it up so it melts all around. if i good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. finally got sunshine! look at the warm up. upper 70s for university city. melbourne 76 degrees. to the south vineland in the middle 70s. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze and 67 degrees for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis a high of 66 degrees. wilmington with sunshine and a few scattered clouds up to 74 this afternoon.
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have a great day! there's seagulls and lobster boats floegts arouating around water. it's going to be hard to go back to new york. >> you lived my engagement. i hope you had fun. >> i had a wonderful time. >> thanks, dylan! up next, he stole every scene in the classic romantic comedy "my best friend's wedding." i could watch that every single day. now rupert everett is taking on the oscar olay regenerist renews from within... plumping surface cells for a dramatic transformation without the need for fillers. your concert tee might show your age... your skin never will.
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they're absolutely beautiful. i think you should have one, jenna. >> let's do that right now. >> phenomenal actor. big night for you last night. >> last night was our first night in the theater. we're doing a play called the "jud "ju judas kiss. it was great. >> tell us about this play. >> when you start looking at oscar wilde in a historical sense, it makes more sense. being gay now and looking at the story of oscar wilde and the tragedy of oscar wilde's life because oscar wilde was put in prison for gross indecency, being put in jail with hard labor. so much has changed. i think the exciting thing about
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him is the sexual movement began with oscar wilde. it wasn't even a word that was used or even debated before the death of oscar wilde. for me it's a very exciting character. i think he's one of the great punctuation points between the 19th century and the 20th century and one of the great debates of the 20th century, homosexuality was started by him. this play is really the story of that, and it's an amazing play. >> part of the story of our lives, of course, includes "my best friend's wedding." 20 years ago? >> a long time. >> do you watch it like we do. >> it's on tv all the time and i get so excited. >> no, i don't. i think watching yourself gets a little bit maudlin after a while. i prefer not to. it's a film i'm very proud of, though. >> do you ever break into. ♪ say a little prayer for you when we look at the impact the one film had, many of them
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stunts, but what do you think was great about it? >> the people in it, julia roberts, cameron diaz, really good actors. my part was just an amazing part. there is not so much good actors as a good part. you can be a bad actor if you have a good part and do very well, actually. my part was foolproof, in a way. >> you're a great actor who has great parts, and this was another tremendous one with oscar wilde. >> thank you very much. >> we'll see you downtown where you live. i'm texting sophie right now. >> you can catch "t
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get "he is so hot." you also got three emoji kisses. we heard your best friend broke into your house? >> broke into my apartment and woke me up. i was asleep. i had to do a show, so i was -- >> this is him? >> yeah. >> this is criminal. >> and they posted the break-in. >> they posted the break-in. it was great. it was the best way i could have found out about such a thing. >> i love that your hair is perfect even when you sleep. >> i woke up like this. >> the delayed laugh from the cast. >> your wonderful makeup people just put fantastic stuff in my hair. i'll never put anything in it. >> that's how kathie lee and hoda do it. >> apparently that's what you do. >> your journey from living
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basically dollar to dollar to this great thing you have now, how do you explain it yourself when you look in the mirror? >> i don't look in mirrors very often, but i think it's -- it is a tribute to so many people just believing in the things that i had to say and having a really great community of family and friends and artists who i work with, and we've all been working for so long because we believe that we had something to contribute. you know, as an artist you just never know what's going to be the thing. i wasn't gunning for broadway at all. that wasn't a thing i was thinking about. but i was friends with a really brilliant guy named lynn manuel mirror -- lynne manuin-manuel miranda it was a person i know.
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good morning. i'm pamela osborne. a start with a look at the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> hey, pamela. we're enjoying sunshine and the temperatures are warming up this morning. 65 now in philadelphia. middle 60s in delaware and the lehigh valley into the 60s. south jersey at 65 degrees. the cool spots are quickly disappearing now. 62 in chestnut hill. warm into the 70s this afternoon. and stay dry today. as you can see by the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen, the chance of showers returns for tomorrow. pamela? >> all right. thank you. jessica has been watching the roads out there. how is the commute looking? >> well, we have a road closure about to be underway.
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at 10:30 the dad vail regatta will be closed between kelly drive and strawberry mountain drive. continuous to saturday. route 73 headed southbound around 295 an accident taking on the right hand lane. traffic still moving by. >> thank you. it's been one year since the deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood. eight people died. more than 200 were hurt. federal investigators will meet next week to talk about the probably cause of the derailment. you'll find continuing coverage on nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app including survivor stories and changes to rail safety. two people in the hospital this morning following this crash in philadelphia's east falls neighborhood. it appear the car they were riding in hit several parked vehicles and flipped over a ridge. i'm pamela osborne.
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we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. back to the "today" show. have a great day! spent more than 30 years in the public schools. we're retired, but we like to stay involved. you think he's going to learn to fly? we're just as busy now as in our teaching days. the same goes for a lot of the retired educators we know. let me see you all flap your wings, like you're penguins learning to fly. teaching is all about building relationships. and that never goes away. because once a teacher, always a teacher. we're ed and miriam, and we're proud to be new jersey educators.
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steph curry wednesday night before giving the golden state star his second award for mvp. he started to go for a handshake but silver leaves him hanging and turns to get the trophy. curry did manage a graceful exit. who hasn't been there. dylan is in beautiful acadia national park. >> we have some beautiful weather here, too. the sun is shining and will warm us up close to 70 degrees here. mid-70s in new york. it looks like another nice day up and down the eastern seaboard before the next system moves in. that will bring some rain from new england right down into florida where we could see some heavier pockets of storms, too. also a chance of slightly strong storms through northern missouri. we could see some of those storms hold
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. we finally got some sunshine. look at the warm up. melbourne 76. to the south vineland in the middle 50u7. a little cooler at the shore with an easterly breeze and 67 degrees for wildwood. up to 72 in atlantic city. lewis will see a high of 66 degrees. wilmington with sunshine and a few scattered clouds up to 74 this afternoon. have a great day! and that's your latest forecast. tamron and jenna? >> most people spend a few hours every weekend cleaning the house, but how often do you clean things like the remote control or even your bath mat? >> executive editor of good housekeeping magazine megan murphy is here with the the dir truth of germs and bacteria hiding in your home. good morning. >> finish your breakfast. >> let's start with the grossest part of the house. >> how often do you think you
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need to clean the toilet bowl? tamron, you told me once a week. you're both right. here's what you need to know. think outside the bowl. the handle tends to be the dirtiest. you want to clean behind it. >> i always clean what i see. >> when you flush, put that lid down so microorganisms don't become airborne. moving on to the bath mat. how often do you think you need to clean the bath mat? >> i said once a week. >> you're right again. yes, you want to clean it once a week. it's one of those things that doesn't seem dirty, but anything that gets wet and doesn't have a chance to dry is like a little heaven for mildew and mold. >> i was wondering how people use that kind of plastic mat in the bathtub. >> peel it up if you see any kind of -- if you peel it up and see any kind of pink or mildew color, scrub it with bleach and
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a toothbrush pretty often. it gets dirtier than you think. >> what about baby toys? my kids have all those rubber du duckies and there's black inside. >> toss them. get a reversible mat so you can save yourself some wash time, then flip this every two weeks. pajamas, pjs? tamron? >> i have to be honest, i don't wear pajamas. >> hot stuff. how about you? >> what do you wear? >> what god birthed me in. >> your birthday suit? >> i don't like confinement. >> you wear pajamas. >> you have kids that can come in the room. you should. >> the average american woman only washes her pajamas every 17 days. >> why 17? what happened on the 18th day?
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>> some washed theirs after 14 days. you want to wash your jammies every three days. they don't seem dirty, but your skin is sloughing off, you're perspiring even if you don't feel dirty. wash your pajamas every three days. the remote you want to do once a month. if somebody is sick, wash it more frequently. take an alcohol wipe, wipe it down. it's the dirtiest thing because it doesn't get cleaned. disposal. so you didn't think it kneelneeo be cleaned? >> i've never done it. >> every three days, lady. all you have stod put some citrus in there. >> that's a lot. >> we should have been saving those for margaritas. you run the disposal, and that's
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>> i'm great. >> you seem to be the only one who can keep james spader's character down. how does that work? >> years of playing evil characters, i think. he's such an incredible -- all of us know james spader in "the blacklist" such a strong and evil man, and i guess they had to think for a while of who they could come up with to go against him. >> you have such a sweet energy. i know it's acting but i'm thinking, where is she pulling this character from? >> i'm wondering that, too. i'm kind of scared. what is going on inside me and what do people see that they keep asking me for these kinds of parts? >> it's because you have such a strong aura and you're a fantastic actress. so much so, let's get to the scoop. we hear there may be a spinoff with you. all the details. >> there are no details. i did a two-episode "ark."
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and you'll find it's just like back home. >> hi, how are you? >> reporter: because the neighbors aren't -- well -- >> you're not italian. >> no, i'm not italian. >> -- just like you. >> i'm from california. >> we're from santa barbara. >> please, will someone explain? >> carlo from california has emigrated to a town founded before columbus found america. >> we're kind of right in the middle of the whole italy thing. >> the hitaly thing. what do you love about the italy thing? >> it's kind of like i've been drawn into a universe where people are still nice to each other. >> reporter: this old-fashioned place where people say hello or ciao and now they've bought
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property here. a little americana, a gold rush triggered by an episode of "househunters international." >> this view is amazing. >> reporter: gary has modernized his place. total cost, he says, $40,000. >> where are you going to find this for less than $100,000? >> or with this view or that character. >> glen is still refurbishing with a plan to keep some of the old features. his house once home to a wealthy italian contessa. you don't have to be aristotle or socrates to live here. for $15,000, you can have this view. or if you have a spare $170,000, this 18th century castle is yours. >> look at that. >> okay, it's a bit of a doer-upper. >> is the bed included?
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you need a room with a view. >> and carlo, whose home overlooks the waterfalls, warned nothing happens fast here. >> i got the formula down. three times as many homes, six times as many people. >> a lifestyle where the pizza invented in this region is fresh from the oven. and they drink their coffee fast. >> not bad. >> it's good, though, right? >> it's good. >> ciao. >> tom and melanie say they came here for a quiet life. it's a little less quiet now with all these new neighbors. more friendly than ever. so this is what it's all about, guys? keir simmons, nbc news, italy. >> i thought the point of watching tv was to make yourself
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feel good in the morning. >> i have to go back to my apartment in new york city? no, thank you. >> keir has offered to go back in a year and see how those guys are getting along and sampling more of that italian life. we're back in aoment on m
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good morning. i'm pamela osborne. we start off with a look at the forecast from first alert meteorologist bill henley. >> a beautiful day ahead. now 70 in philadelphia and climbing. northeast we have some winds out of the northeast at 5 miles per hour. for the suburbs 66 with mostly sunny skies and getting closer to the 60 degree in the lehigh
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valley. 70 at noontime and into the 70s this afternoon. just a few scattered clouds today. pamela? >> jessica is joining us live with a look at the roads. >> we're about to see a closure in about a half hour. on kelly drive at the dad vail regatta. kelly drive closed between fountain green drive and strawberry ray until saturday. we're seeing a little bit of a slow go on 95 around gerard avenue. no real problems just a little bit of added value. wood haven road to the vine a 19 minute trip. gates open this afternoon at dover speedway for the start of the nascar weekend. practice rounds begin today for the nascar camping world truck series followed by more nascar practice and qualifying rounds tomorrow and saturday. it's all capped by the main event for the nascar sprint cup race series sunday afternoon at
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the monster mile. i'm pamela osborne. another update in about 25 minutes. you get the latest on the nbc 10 app. now back to the "today" show.
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