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we'll have local updates throughout the morning. you can always get the realtime news and traffic on the nbc 10 app. >> and track the storms later today. good morning. reversing course. after years of criticizing u.s. involvement in afghanistan, the president announces his new strategy for the war, vowing victory. >> in the end, we will win. >> but declining to give specifics on just how many more troops that will take. >> our commitment is not unlimited. and our support is not a blank check. >> this morning, matt is live at the white house to talk to vice president mike pence. breaking nov ining overnigh commuter train runs into a parked cart. investigators trying to figure out what went wrong. deadly hacking.
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new reports "uss mccain" experienced a steering failure, moments before clyding with an ail tanker. the navy looking into possible sabotage. those stories, plus nearly $500 million awarded in a lawsuit, linking baby powder to cancer. an infeint pulled out arrli from a deadly earthquake. and the best and the brightest from the eclipse 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. nice to have you with us. craig melvin is here, as well. matt is in washington. he's at the white house with a big interview. hey, matt, good morning.
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>> nice to see you both. i'm here at the white house, to talk to the vice president of the united states, mike pence, who happens to be sitting across from me. we're doing this interview -- >> first of all, good morning. >> good morning. matt. >> giving the interview in the roosevelt room. not too much of a walk from your office. a building or an office that people use here for daily meetings. the white house staff do. we're going to talk to the vice president in a moment. first, let's go out to the north lawn at the white house. nbc's peter alexander is joining us. we're going to talk about what the president had to say about afghanistan last night. >> reporter: good morning. become welcome to the white house. the president who has blasted the war in afghanistan a total disaster and calling for a sweeping withdrawal. monday, outlining his long awaited strategy for resolving the 16-year-old conflict, but
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offering few details about how he would do it or what victory would look like. the president in primetime, acknowledging an about-face on afghanistan. >> my original instinct was to pull out. but all my life, i've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the oval office. >> reporter: president trump, now promising to pump additional troops into the war-torn country. not specifying how many and not naming any benchmarks for success. >> conditions on the ground, not arbitrary timetables, will guide our strategy from now on. i will not say when we're going to attack. but attack we will. >> reporter: the long-awaited announcement following months of deliberations. >> a hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum that terrorists,
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including isis and al qaeda, would instantly fill. >> reporter: still, the president insisting his new plan would not be open-ended. >> our commitment is not unlimited. and our support is not a blank check. >> reporter: detailing what may be best described as the emerging trump doctrine. >> we are not nation building again. we are killing terrorists. >> reporter: mr. trump the third-straight president to grapple will this conflict. terrorists take heed, america will not let up until you are dealt a lasting defeat. >> reporter: calling for a diplomatic surge and asking pakistan to stand up. >> we can no longer be silent about pakistan's safe haven for terrorists. loyalty demands love for one another.
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love for america, requires love for all of its people. >> reporter: calling for peace at home, while making america's longest war abroad even longer. the president's tone on afghanistan, strikingly different from candidate trump. >> we're on track, now, to spend, $6 trillion. $6 trillion. could are rebuilt our country twice. >> reporter: back then, telling matt lauer, under the leadership of barack obama and hillary clinton, the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> reporter: now, backing a pentagon plan and drawing praise from top republicans, including critic lindsay dwraey graham. >> i'm proud of my president. >> reporter: the president making this declaration, despite offering few details. >> i'm a problem-solver. and in the end, we will win. >> reporter: the speech didn't sit well with one corner of the president's base. immediately after the end of the remarks, breitbart, the
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conservative media outlet run by the ousted chief stevebannon, said it flip-flops on course. the president heads out west for another campaign-style rally in phoenix. matt? >> peter, thank you very much. the vice president of the united states is mike pence. he joins us live. mr. vice president, it's nice to see you. >> thank you, matt. welcome to the white house. >> thank you. it's good to be here. let's talk about the president's speech last night. getting applause from a lot of people. a lot of the criticism deals with spaecifics. he dsaid he would send more troops but didn't give a timeline. you were part of the strategy. how many troops are going? >> the answer to that will be based on the conditions on the ground, which is the fundamental
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change that our president is taking to afghanistan. in the past, the last administration in particular, we had a changing strategy and changing tactics on the ground. there were artificial timetables for the withdraw. conditions on the ground, the drive toward a stable and peaceful afghanistan will drive american policy and will drive american decisions in the region. >> you say this is a departures from the past, the obama administration. the editor of breitbart tweeted, trump's afghanistan speech was obama's speech minus the deadline and the details. he says this strategy is similar to the strategy of barack obama. >> the truth is that the last administration engaged in a short-term surge in afghanistan and announced a timetable for withdrawal, literally emboldening the enemies.
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that region is home to 20 different terrorist organizations that are recognized by our national government. we haven't been sending a clear signal about american commitment and reserve. taking in the view of his generals and key diplomats and state department, president trump sent a message of resolve and commitment. he said to the people of afghanistan, we are with you. to pakistan, he needs to step up. he is calling on india to be a better and strategic partner. it's a new strategy driving towards the objective of a stable and peaceful afghanistan in the long-term. >> without a timeline, this is an open-ended commitment on a war that has dragged on for 16 years. >> the pentagon in june made a request for nearly 4,000 troops to deploy in the reege gioregio.
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>> is that the number? ? >> it's yet to be seen. we'll be making recommendations. what the president has decided is to deploy a sufficient number of troops at the brigade level in afghanistan, to assist the afghans who are at the lead, the tip of the spear in fight, to assist them in the fight against the taliban, al qaeda, isis that are there. and the president is going to make available additional air combat resources, using that brigade personnel to call in the fi firepower. we made a commitment to be there. and the american troops will be able to accomplish that there, just like they're doing in iraq and syria. >> the president said they have
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to do more in pakistan. they have to stop terrorists and stop letting them operate been their borders. will he go one step further and declare pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism? >> pakistan needs to do more. we think back to the time that the mastermind of 9/11, osama bin laden, was found, living in a compound in pakistan, literally within a few short miles of their military academy. we're aware that terrorist elements that attack our troops attack innocent civilians and afghan forces, will bring violence and race across the border. what the president said to pakistan, we're putting them on notice. they have to step up as a partner, if they want to see the unite continue to partner with them, for security in the region, they need to do more to
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confront the terrorist organizations that are using, particularly northern pakistan, waziristan area, as a safe haich haven. >> have you ever met a neo-nazi or a white nationalist or a white sprupremacist that you consider to be a fine person? >> never in my life have i met anyone associated with white supremacist or the kkk or neo-nazi movement, would i have anything other than contempt for. >> i can't remember meeting people in that category. i see them on television. as the president has made clear, we have denounced those organizations. >> but the president said that there were fine people on both sides of that rally in charlottesville. when he said those words, you obviously didn't agree with them. did they offend you, those words? >> say again. >> obviously, the president said he thought there were fine
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people on both sides of that rally in charlottesville. when he said that, you just told me you don't agree with that. did the president o frieffend y? >> the president and i were very clear that we denounce bigotry and hatred in all its forms. he said there were fine people on both sighs of that rally. >> the president denounced white supremacists, neo-nazis and the kkk repoetedleatedlrepeatedly. he did it on sunday. on monday. and in a press conference tuesday. there was no moral equivalency. >> and when david duke heard the comments made by the president on charlottesville, he thanked the president. how can you be thanked by david duke, a white supremacist, and not be on the wrong side of the issue. >> i can't account for the views of that person or their
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conditions. the president disavowed david duke long ago. and we disavow him, as well. the point is, i think is disc s disconcerting to the american people, our views of the bigots, the president rejected, he likened america to personnel. he said when one has patriotism for your heart, there's no room for bigotry or hatred. that's the core of this president. the core of this administration. >> you're a loyal defender of this president and you should be defended for that. other top leaders have rebuked him. business leaders have rebuked him for his comments on charlottesville. you continue to defend him. are you putting your loyalty above and in front of what's in your heart and your gut? >> i know this president. i know his heart.
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and i heard him. i heard him on the day that the charlottesville tragedy haed wh happened when he denounced hate and violence. i heard him on that monday. and i heard him like tuesday, like millions of americans did, where he condemned the hate and the bigotry that was evidence there. >> but went back to say there was blame on both sides. >> we'll continue to do that. we understand. we understand that criticism comes with this job. and this president has the kind of broad shoulders to be able to take it. but last night, i thought what you heard the president do, in addition to announcing a new strategy that we believe is going to advance the security and the safety of the american people, advance stability for south asia for this generation and the next. what you heard this president do, and what he will continue to do, to call america to unity.
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we need to come together around o soldiers. we need to come together around the most vulnerable. the president says, when we're united, there's nothing the people of the united states can't establish. >> i can talk to you for a couple of hours. it's time to wrap. i will say, vice president pence, thank you for your time this morning. appreciate it. >> thank you. we have breaking news overnight. a dozen of passengers injured when a train crashed into another train outside of philadelphia. rehema ellis has the latest on this accident. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, avenue in savannah. the accident happened just after midnight. injuring more than 40 passengers. and four of them in critical condition this morning. the train's conductor was hospitalized, treated and released. it happened at one of the station's behind me.
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rattled passengers as they were winding down their day. overnight, panic and pain for late-night commuters in pennsylvania, after a high-speed train crashed into an empty railcar, parked in a suburban philadelphia station, injuries dozens of passengers. >> we got to the terminal. i stood up to get to my bus on him. smack, hit the other trolley. the inbound norristown train, crashed into a parked train, injuring 42 people. >> my face hit the wall, put a big hole in the wall. i went straight down. i blacked out. there's blood everywhere. the driver is all banged up. one girl was bleeding out of her face pretty bad. >> came in hot or fast, and struck the other train. >> reporter: eight area hospitals are treating patients injured in the collision. the train's conductor was among
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those hospitalized and later released. this crash is the third in a string of accidents in the philadelphia area in recent years. in february, four people were injured when multiple cars collided near the 69th street terminal. in may 2015, eight people died and more than 200 were injured when an amtrak regional train, bound for new york city, derailed in philadelphia. the southeastern pennsylvania transportation sport, septa, said there will be service disruptions this morning. the cause of this crash is being investigated. >> rehema, thank you. ten american sailors missing after the collision with the "uss john mccain." and the investigation is taking a new twist. could the ship and others in the navy fleet, targeted by hackers.
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jani janice, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. that is "uss mccain" over my shoulder. navy officials confirming that some of the remains of the missing sailors have been found in damaged areas of the ship. and the malaysian navy has found some remains at sea. u.s. military divers now searching the flooded areas of the destroyer that collided with an oil tanker monday. it comes amid new details of what mobipossibly went wrong. a navy official said that the warship suffered a steering failure in the strait of malacca. the navy not ruling out a possible cyber attack.
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admiral john richardson tweeting, possibility of cyber intrusion or sabotage. no indications right now. but review will consider all possibilities. for the seventh fleet based in japan, the fourth major mishap in just six months. in june "uss fitzgerald," another destroyer, collided with a cargo ship. the ship's top two officers, since relieved of their duties. american guided missile destroyers are out of action, with tensions at a high with north korea. now, the focus very much on finding the lost sailors and helping their families. >> janis mackey for us. >> al is so elated by the ellipse, he can't come in there. >> i had fun just watching it on tv. we're going to see the chance of some stronger storms today. this will be in upstate new york, through new york and
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>> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. just ahead, the remarkable images from the great american eclipse you haven't seen yet. and johnson & johnson, with an allege verdict to its baby powder.
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thunderstorms and the potential for severe weather moving into the lehigh valley, the suburbs and philadelphia. bill, thank you. 7:27. now the breaking news we have been following all morning long, an early morning train crash injuries dozens of people or the norristown high speed line. one train collided with a parked train at the 69th transportation center. septa says none of the injuries is life-threatening. the crash only slightly impacted the morning commute. we'll get you updated with the first-alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. there were changes and local service only trains are running out of 69th street transportation center every 20 minutes in addition to no bryn mawr stops. we're also watching a few more things for the commute. i'm going through this quickly, route 422 eastbound near trooper road, watch for a crash here. back to you. another update in 25 minutes. we'll keep you updated all morning long with the storms coming in tonight on the nbc 10 app. ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪
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good morning, everybody. 7:30 on a busy tuesday morning. nice to have you along. craig melvin has been here. matt is at the white house this morning. he just interviewed the vice president on the heels of president trump's speech on afghanistan. and that begins today's headlines. >> i will not say when we are going to attack. but attack, we will. >> in a rare primetime order to the nation, the president makes his case to expand u.s. involvement in afghanistan without getting specific about troop increases or a timeline. >> conditions on the ground, not arbitrary timetables, will guide our strategy from now on. breaking overnight, a
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high-speed commuter train crashes into a parked train outside of philadelphia. more than 40 people hurt, as officials launch an investigation into what went wrong. >> got up and hit the other trolley. a miracle amid the mayhem. rescue crews pulling a baby from the rubble, after a deadly earth quake strikes a tourist town in italy. chaos erupts at a city council meeting in charlottesville. >> you all had multiple opportunities to intervene. and you did not intervene one time. and eeclipsed. >> what a great memory it is. >> breathtaking views of the solar eclipse are leaving people in awe from coast-to-coast. and one weatherman speechless. >> i'll get my act together, guys. >> today, tuesday, august 22nd,
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2017. >> it was emotional for a lot of folks. >> your mom was on television with you. she had a great view from col n columb columbia, south carolina. >> we'll talk about how you and your mom almost didn't make it. that eclipse, bringing the entire country together for a bit. tom costello watched it all go down on "uss yorktown" in charleston, south carolina. he is back there for us this morning. hey there, buddy. >> craig, that moment with your mom yesterday was great tv on msnbc. i talked to people from the ages of 9 to 90. and all of them said they will not forget what they saw yesterday. they described it as magical, as mystical. some were very emotional. and for some, it was pure, hard science. from the orbiting space station this morning, spectacular new images of eclipse 2017. a long lunar shadow across the
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earth. time lapse of the station across the sun. and a nasa research plane across the path of totality, the view from 50,000 feet. >> quite a view. >> back on earth, celebration, jubilation. and what many said was a sort of celestial inspiration. >> like, oh, my gosh. >> this is so beautiful. >> this is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. >> you got to see one. >> miguel almaguer was in mad s madras, oregon, with 100,000 of his closest friends. >> it is a spiritual moment. a hair-raising moment. it is certainly that. >> reporter: in the middle of the country, kerry sanders was in carbondale, illinois. >> it is, like, i didn't know this was possible. >> reporter: in charleston harb harbor, thunder and lightning at the moment of totality, combined to make the eclipse truly spectacular. >> yes, awesome.
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>> this is a spectacular show. couldn't ask for better. >> reporter: astrophysicist kelly couric, found a place to take it all in. >> reporter: at the white house, president trump first tried looking without eclipse glasses, until an aide urged him to put them on. the bush family donned their classes. jenna bush hager said don't worry, 4-year-old mila had classes. gwen stefani, serena williams, gwyneth paltrow. but fame and fortune did not buy better access. >> i've never seen anything like it. it was awesome. >> reporter: if you missed this one, good news, there will be another one 2024, moving from the beautifgulf of mexico up th coast. don't throw away your glasses, you can hold on to them. these were going for $999 almost
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$1,000 on ebay. half price right now. >> is this tom "steals & deals"? >> tom costello for us there. thank you. >> all right. it was so fun, wasn't it? >> it was so cool. >> like a communal moment. sheinelle, social media was all over it, right? >> a bonding experience. so many of you caught eclipse favor yesterday. ellen degeneres is joking, i'm not going to miss this eclipse. i've been staring at the sun all morning. >> the new york mets were in full eclipse spirit and listening to "total eclipse of the heart." and sarah jessica parker, with her heartfelt reaction. >> it's so humbling. it's so -- extraordinary. >> i think a lot of people felt that way. weed is asked our viewers to
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share how they were watching the ellipse. they were looking down at the crescent shaped shadows through trees. nicole posting spectacular sight. i'm so glad school was canceled to experience this with my kids. and ray tweeting this beautiful photo saying, once in a lifetime. we can agree with ray. it was a unique experience for everyone. >> it's true. not to be cheesy. but we all share the same sun. it was a little moment. >> you didn't know how you would react when you saw it. and everybody was surprising themselves with the emotions they felt. >> no one knew what to expect. and when we all saw it, some of our correspondents -- >> some of our hardened, battle. weary correspondents were crying. how about the forecast. >> it's going to happen. that's set in stone. it is going to happen in 2024.
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i'll stop walking for a second. let's look at video we saw in kansas city, missouri, yesterday. look at the downpours of rain in that area. over six inches of rain fall in just 4 ho24 hours. indian creek overflowed itsbackitsback banks. we saw a number of rescues out of the floodwaters, especially in the cars that got trapped in it. we have flash flood warnings in effect. the rain is falling in the general area. the heaviest rain will move through southern missouri and the northeast. weed advisories from new york t good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a steamy day and a stormy night. temperatures will soar into the 90s.
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and the humidity that is already high this morning will make it feel like the upper 90s. low 90s for the suburbs. any fog disappears to feel like the upper 90s today. looking for relief you won't find inland at new jersey, but at the shore, 85 degrees. still steamy. and into the 90s for the lehigh valley and storms tonight. have a great day. >> you can find your full forecast, anytime on the weather channel on cable. >> thank you, dylan. now, to ohio, where a judge was hospitalized after being shot at an am bushelbush attack courthouse there. and has a strange connection to a case that made national headlines. gabe gutierrez has the story. >> reporter: the shooting happened right here in broad daylight. now, the judge is out of surgery and his condition is stable. the suspect is the father of a well-known high school football player involved in a rape case
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that rocked this town years ago. and prosecutors are looking into whether a separate wrongful death lawsuit may be the reason he opened fire. >> it was an ambush attempted murder on our judge. >> reporter: this morning, investigators are trying to piece together a motive why me thannial richmond tried to shoot a judge. he walked from his car into work. the jubdge returning fire with his own handgun, until a nearby probation officer started shooting. >> we got a man down. >> reporter: richmond was shot and killed. >> you have a judge shot in front of his courthouse. that affected me. steubenville has been in the national spotlight before, over a controversial rape trial in 2013, that ended with two high
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school football players convicted in juvenile court. one was the son of the suspected gunman, me thannial richmond, who begged in 2013. >> i beg for leniency. >> reporter: that case never came in front of judge brezees. >> she says a motive for the shooting is not known. but court records show he was presiding over a wrongful death lawsuit, over his mother's death. the family attorney, not representing richmond in that case, said he was struggling. >> there was an electric fire that caused her to lose her life. and i know he was set back by that emotionally. >> reporter: richmond's attorneys in the wrongful death case have not returned our request for comment.
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we are back at 7:45 now, with a record verdict in a case that we have been following closely. johnson & johnson have been ordered to pay $500 million in the latest lawsuit over talcum powder and cancer. joe fryer, good morning to you. >> reporter: a california jury awarded $417 million to a woman who claims that talc in the baby powder gave her ovarian cancer. but johnson & johnson claims its
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products does not cause cancer. >> do you fear you might die here? >> yes. >> reporter: eva says she used johnson & johnson's talc-based baby powder more than 40 years. now, battling ovarian cancer, she is suing the company, saying it failed to warn customers about talc's cancer risks. her emotional deposition was played for the jury. >> i thought i was going to die on christmas. >> reporter: her attorney says she was too ill to attend the trial. but on monday, a jury awarded her $417 million. >> my client has done what she is going to do. she's going to die. but she is so happy he won the bottle for the other women in this country. >> reporter: johnson & johnson is facing lawsuits saying that the company ignored warnings of
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talc's tie to cancer. johnson & johnson is appealing those verdicts and plans to appeal monday's decision because the company says, we are guided by the science, that supports the safety of johnson's baby powder. another suit was thrown out by a new jersey judge. >> you don't put a cancer warning on a product that doesn't cause cancer. >> reporter: bart williams, a lawyer for johnson & johnson, spoke to us before this verdict. baby powder is safe, pointing to government agencies, including the national cancer institute, saying the weight of evidence does not support association between perineal exposure. >> the fact that they would sell that product, knowing that it
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a few minutes before 8:00. i'm tracy davidson. we issued a first alert for dangerous heat and humidity. and then strong storms tonight. we'll go to meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate neighborhood forecast. bill? the humidity has been high overnight. we went on at 4:00 this morning, steamy conditions. now the temperatures have started to climb up to 72 degrees in the suburbs. new jersey is at 75 degrees. and sunshine is peeking through the lehigh valley where there was fog and cloudiness to start with. 87 degrees at 1:00 this afternoon. it's into the 90s this afternoon with the high levels of humidity that will feel like it's near 100 degrees for much of the day. then the storms roll in late tonight. now to breaking news we're following for you all morning, septa investigating an early morning train crash that injured dozens of people on the north town high speed line. this happened at the 69th street
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transportation center. septa says none of the injuries are life-threatening. you can tap the nbc 10 app for more updates. and jessica boyington has you covered with the latest in traffic. we were watching an accident on 422 on the eastbound seide near trooper road. the accident is cleared but there are still some delays. and 295 on the northbound side near route 38, it was a big slowdown northbound past the scene. so traffic was moving to trenton. we are watching an accident scene on the shoulder. that's cleared, too. back to you. increase odds. experts share ways to boost your chances to win the lottery. join us every day for "nbc 10 news today" from 4:00 to 7:00 a.m. i'm tracy davidson. the "today" show is coming your way in just a moment. have a great day.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, new plan in afghanistan. >> we haven't been sending a clear signal about american commitment and resolve. and after review, president trump sent a message of resolve. he said to the people of afghanistan, we are with you. >> vice president pence speaks to matt, offering new sight after the president's primetime address. >> i am not going to say we will attack. but attack we will. >> we're live in washington with the latest. plus, get on your feet. >> hello. >> oh, my gosh. >> megyn breaks out her dancing
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shows, with tips from a real pro. >> are you ready to dance? and view to a thrill, as millions of americans experience a total eclipse. >> oh, wow. look at that. >> we had our own viewing party here in new york. >> oh, my gosh. >> some people spent the key moments trapped in an elevator. >> eclipse 2017 >> today, tuesday, august 22nd, 2017. ♪ today, we're here to celebrate -- >> lauren's 1st birthday. >> a big day for jacob. >> i'm turning 10 on the "today" show. >> it's our 30th wedding anniversa anniversary. >> and my birthday. yeah. ♪ >> what are you ladies up to? >> girls' trip to new york city. >> today's a special day. >> happy anniversary, charlie.
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>> look at that dog. look at that dog. we're going to celebrate charlie in a little bit. good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." nice to have you with us on a bright and shiny tuesday morning. matt is down in washington. he had that interview with mike pence. and we have craig with us. the president has settled on a new strategy in afghanistan. >> he offered new specifics in a speech last night. he would switch from nation-building to, quote, killing terrorists. hallie jackson is down in d.c. with the very latest. good morning to you. >> hey, craig, good morning. the president and his team are defending one of his biggest policy reversals yet. something president trump acknowledged in that address to the nation on afghanistan, featuring a new doctrine but new details on what to do in america's longest war. president trump promising victory -- >> our troops will fight to win. we will fight to win.
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>> reporter: laying out his strategy in afghanistan, in his primetime address. >> a hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum that terrorists, including isis and al qaeda, would instantly fail, just as happened before september 11th. >> reporter: the president's new plan looks, in some ways, like the old one, used by his predecessors, putting more american boots on the ground. something he repeatedly blasted on the campaign trail, now, acknowledging the realities of his role as commander in chief. >> my original instinct was to pull out. and historically, i like following my instincts. but all my life, i've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the oval office. >> reporter: the white house laying out its new doctrine but few details. no spifx on troop numbers or
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timelines. >> our commitment is not unlimited. and our support is not a blank check. >> reporter: vice president mike pence, earlier this morning with matt. >> we're there to help the afghans win. and the president made a commitment that we're going to be there until we win. and the american troops, with new rules of engagement are going to be able to accomplish that there, matt, like they're doing in iraq and in syria. >> reporter: taking aim at terror groups and the taliban, the president put pakistan on notice for harboring terrorists. >> it's time for pakistan to demonstrate its commitment to civilization, order and peace. >> reporter: his fellow republicans, taking notice. >> the gloves are off inside of afghanistan. >> for the last 16 years, our comprehensive afghanistan strategy was 16 one-year strategies. we have had a convoluted
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strategy with respect to afghanistan. >> reporter: but democratic leader nancy pelosi is slamming the president's strategy as low on details and raising serious questions. asking when congress will get a comprehensive briefing. and from the policy to the political this morning. president trump will head to arizona for a campaign rally and to visit the home state of one of his favorite remember targets, senator jeff flake, with speculation about whether president trump may pardon joe arpaio. not even the sheriff knows for sure. another big story. a commuter train crash in suburban philadelphia left more than 40 people injured. happened early this morning when an inbound train crashed into an empty train at a station in upper darby. 40 people including the conductor were rushed to hospitals. none of the other injuries is
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considered life-threatening. no word on what caused the crash. but investigators from the ntsb are at the scene and helping out local authorities. now, to a heartwarming display of sportsmanship at the little league world series. it came at the end of an elimination game between venezuela and dominican republic. the venezuela team celebrated that win. while the distraught dominican pitcher dropped to the ground in sadness and disappointment. it was the coaches and players from the opposing people, venezuela, who step in to console the pitcher. they gave him hugs and words of encouragement. there was a special moment between the pitcher and the player that delivered the game-winning hit. that's great to see. that's great to see. >> i don't know if i can handle that story. you read the next one. much more ahead today, including the fun that we had at
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all right. back 8:12 with more on the great american eclipse. we cannot let it go. it was so awesome. the whole country wanted to throw a party. >> one big block party. >> al was in the path of totality in south carolina. matt, sheinelle and i were in the path of some guac in new york. from coast-to-coast on monday, s looking up. al was aboard "uss yorktown" in charleston harbor. >> oh, wow. look at that. >> reporter: the big moment almostclipsed by lightning. >> seeing some lightning flashes. >> reporter: and the lightning in south carolina was not the only dramatic moment. my co-anchors, matt and
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sheinelle, and jason tanz from "wired" weren't concerned that i haven't shown up yet. >> say hi. you'll be on the "today" show tomorrow. i was trapped in a steamy elevator for 15 minutes with my mother and 15 other people. once they did find out, their concern was overwhelming. jason, talk about the odds of this happening. >> it's pretty dependable. >> i mean about savannah getting stuck in the elevator. >> reporter: not everyone was laughing. >> oh, my god. that was amazing. that was incredible. thank you so much. >> i saved you some guac. >> hey. how are you? >> really? >> here. take those. >> no. you go get stuck in the elevator. back to the solar eclipse. >> that's it going away. it did its whole thing.
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>> reporter: no, it did not. did i miss it? >> not only was al not missing it, he had a front seat to totality. >> a corona, lightning flashes. >> also unbelievable, the terrible jokes we were making in new york. >> jason has a game when it comes to pickup lines during solar eclipses. >> what is it? >> get ready for the second-best 2 1/2 minutes of your life. >> reporter: as far as eclipses go, the 2017 solar eclipse was out of this world. there it is. yes. you see it? >> you have seen history. you saw history. we saw history. we saw history. >> it was awesome. >> it was awesome. >> i feel like it was a bonding
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experience. dylan kept saying, it's so exciting. now, i get it. >> i wish i saw it. >> that's the only thing. >> stuck in a studio for 2 1/2 hours. >> you did it for america. >> it was fun to see it happen everywhere else across the country, each time it happened. i do feel like i missed it. >> just as fun as seeing the totality, seeing people's reactions to it all over the country. >> we were sitting there. and it got kind of dark. >> and more emotional than i thought. i told savannah, it's bigger than you. one thing we can all share. >> i told you would get spiritual. what's "trending" today? >> you dream any sweet dreams? >> nothing i share on televis n television. >> do you remember them? >> i was kidding. it's a joke. >> we'll see. according to a new buzzfeed article, we forget about 90% of our dreams within ten minutes of waking up. the average person has more than 1,400 dreams a year.
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seems like a lot. some only dream in black and white. this is reported in people over mostly 55. black and white tvs. recuring dreams means you have an unresolved issue in your life. >> i can hover. i can scoot around. >> like a witch? >> like the "jetsons." >> that's a good recuring dreams. >> what are your unresolved issues? >> she's happy. there's no deeper layer there. she's a happy, good person. do you have a recuring dream? >> i don't. >> what's yours? >> i have so many. i have the school dream. where you didn't take the class. >> i do have this one. >> you forgot to show up. i have the teeth falling out. i have it all the time. >> probably means something. >> what about you? >> two dreams. i used to have it as a kid. i used to be able to fly. and it's gone away. i was always late to my wedding. people would be waiting for me. and i'm rushing in my dress.
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i don't know. >> some people say that you have these anxiety dreams and unresolved dreams so you can wake up and have a feeling of relief. it was actually a stress relief. >> you are. you need to live. >> i need to dream more. >> it's tough when i have a 3-year-old that wakes up at 2:00 a.m. i had a dream. i had a bad dream. >> you have to sleep to have dreams. what's happening in "pop start"? >> we're going to begin with bonnie tyler. "total eclipse of the heart" was the unofficial anthem of the eclipse. it saw a 2859% increase on spotify. but some got to hear it live during the eclipse from bonnie tyler herself. ♪ once upon time there was light in my life ♪ ♪ now only love in the dark
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nothing i can say ♪ ♪ total eclipse of the heart come on ♪ >> that's fun. put your glasses on. look d-n-c-e. >> we had her on the show. >> she performed royal caribbean oasis of the seas, on-deck. and taylor swift, the superstar sent shock waves across social media on friday, when she wipe ed all of her accounts clean. on monday, she made her return to social media, with this video. it's a silent ten-second video of a snake slithering its tail the no explanation. many are speculating an album announcement is under way. you can speculate all you want. >> that's what we're getting. >> i guess. what's with the snake? >> maybe that's the album title. you have "a daly click"?
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>> we've been talking about the eclipse all morning. look at the next video. serena posted a picture of her puppies during the solar eclipse. one of her pug is enjoying the son. eclipsing pup, sleepily taking in the sunlight, creating his own eclipse. >> they're like re-enacting the eclipse right there. >> there were a lot of people re-enacting the eclipse. >> we'll always have the eclipse. rubbing it in. >> exactly. exactly. let's talk -- >> you will have that time in the studio. >> we have that, craig. >> 2 1/2 hours in the studio. >> let's look at the tropics. keeping an eye of the remnants of what was harvey.
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there's a chance that can develop into a tropical system and bring rain to texas. we have this disturbance out near the caribbean, where this is going to produce a lot of rainfall for southern florida. as it moves closer, we could see concern with rip currents, as well. this was the remnants of harvey. this is going to move closer to brownsville, texas, by the te weim g good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a steamy day and a stormy night. temperatures will soar into the 90s. and the humidity already high this morning will make it feel like it's near 100 in philadelphia. 94 is the actual temperature. and any fog disappears and will feel like the mid to upper 90s today. looking for relief, you won't find it inland in new jersey, but at 85 degrees, still steamy. into the 90s for the lehigh valley and delaware.
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some storms tonight. have a great day. >> your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. more to our "summer of yes" series. we wanted viewers to tell us what you wanted to try. and we help some of them achieve their goal. >> megyn is back with another big surprise. with your dancing shoes on. >> and a full humiliation on camera. when katie wrote to us, she said, i want to learn to dance. there was nothing self-promotional. zero attempt to pitch herself. not only is katie one of the loveliest people we've ever met, she is also one of the bravest. katie bly of santa maria, california, is easy to like. warm and nurturing. it would be normal to see her jogging two miles, pushing her toddlers. and for her husband, matt, a police officer, katie is easy to
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love. >> my wife, katie, amazing mother. amazing wife. puts our family first. i couldn't be a happier guy. >> reporter: rattye katie's fuy is in laufrt. >> i knew he had to have a higher level of integrity and honesty and bravery. that bravery was something she, too, would need in her life. her mother, diane, was diagnosed with a rare appendix cancer in 2009. >> i didn't know what torture your body would put you through. that stuck with me. seeing her like that. she was so strong. but i'm glad i got to be there with her. soon after her mother died, katie received more devastating news. >> i got a call that my sister had been in a car wreck.
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she died on the scene. i didn't think there was suffering. since the day she was born, she was my best friend, without a doubt. >> reporter: katie's sister crystal was 32 when she passed away. >> there's somewhat of a hole that i don't think is going to get filled. >> reporter: and now, katie is 32. >> i want to live every day after 32 to its fullest, not just for me but for her, since she didn't get to. >> reporter: that's why we heard from katie bly, to honor her sister's memory, she wanted to learn to dance. >> i heard you say, is there anything you've been too nervous to do or never got around to. and swing dancing lessons just popped in my head. >> reporter: we asked her to show up at the just dance dance studio in l.a. and well, that's all we told her. hello. surprise. >> megyn kelly.
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thank you so much for being here. >> it's so exciting to meet you. >> you're going to dance with me. >> reporter: keep your expectations low. >> they have their job cut out for them. >> reporter: i hope she has two left feet because i do. i will not teach you to dance. that would not go anywhere. however, we have an expert here for you today. derek hough. >> how are you? >> oh, my god. nice to meet you. >> reporter: that's the derek hough of "world of dance," and "dancing with the stars" fame. >> are you ready to dance? >> yes. >> i don't know if i'm ready. you're ready. how are you? >> we realized pretty quickly, derek's teaching style is like shooting you out of a canon. >> whoa. your feet are fast. >> perfect. there you go. nice. you picked that up straight away. that's fantastic. rock step. triple step. triple step. you're a natural. let's do it one more time.
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triple step. hello. >> reporter: and right away, katie was nailing moves like the pretzel. >> keep up. keep up. boom. >> reporter: and the stop and go. >> okay. i'm in the same spot. >> that's it. >> reporter: and the egg. >> like you're holding a little egg right here. that's what i'm talking about. and soon, i was also sashaying my way into the lesson. >> my friend, jewels, here. >> reporter: suddenly, this summer of yes was turning into the summer of holy cow. >> yeah. >> reporter: while we were spinning and twisting and dipping, there was also smiling, a lot of smiling. >> so much more fun than i imagined. >> i love that. dance is about fun. it's about expressing yourself and having a good time. i think we did that today. >> definitely. >> i love it. so good. >> reporter: the courage to dance but also to live well.
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>> i love it. >> our 8:26, good morning, i'm tracy davidson. we have a first alert warning today as we are going to warm up. here's meteorologist bill henley. will heat up in the mid-90s for new jersey and delaware. and it will feel like 100 degrees in philadelphia. voorhees, 98 degrees. 99 in pottstown this afternoon. then tonight we'll be watching the skies to the west. this line of showers and thunderstorms could produce severe weather moving in later this evening. let's check your commute. this is about the time you head out the door with nbc 10 first-alert traffic reporter
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jessica boyington. >> we're watching an accident scene on 95 on the northbound side near girard avenue. we're watching it here with the left lane blocked. everybody is squeezing over into the shoulder to help get by the scene. we earlier had a little bit of the left-hand lane blocked on the southbound side. so police activity is moving by there creating some slowdowns, too, on that southbound side into center city. also, watching 295 just near route 130. an accident scene off to the left-hand shoulder. tracy, back to you. new this morning, septa is investigating an overnight train crash that injured dozens of people on the north town high speed line. the moving train collided with a parked train at the 69th transportation center. none of the injuries are life-threatening. you can stay updated with breaking news, news and weather with the free nbc 10 app. the "today" show continues after this.
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♪ we're back, now. 8:30 tuesday morning. the 22nd of august, 2017. boy, we have a happy crowd and some cute faces on our plaza. we hope they will be back on friday. we have a big concert. jason aldean will be here. come on down. come early and often. it's going to be a big one. our citi concert stage. >> i love me some country music.
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>> megyn kelly stuck around. you have a great crowd moment for us. >> he doesn't know it's happening. i want to introduce you to a very special man you're going to love. hi, jim. america, meet lieutenant jim downing. great to see you again, my love. this man is 104 years old today. 104 years old. this man fought for our country in pearl harbor, world war ii, the korean war. served our nation during the cold war. 24-year navy vet. father, grandfather, great grandfather and a decorated man. and in the guinness book of world records for oldest male author. you're 104 years old. what's the secret to your longevity? >> choose good grandparents. >> excellent advice. what advice do you have for the young kids today?
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the millennials? that generation. >> yes. you're the greatest technician, greatest in technology. we left you a lot of tools. use them to the maximum. >> left you a lot of tools. use them. you're a man of faith, how important is that to you, jim? >> that's right. >> ministering almost as long as he's been serving our country. we're so grateful to your service. >> nice to be here. >> happy birthday. >> jim and i met not long ago. and we have much more from jim coming up soon, right, craig? >> megyn kelly, thank you for that. >> he looks great. >> we need to get him on a smucker's jar. >> he's going to have more with jim when megyn kelly premieres later in september. how siri helped one teen communicate without his iphone. it's been one year since our
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mu puppy with a purpose, charlie, joined our family. he has a surprise for us this morning. okay, charlie. bring. bring. >> oh, charlie. >> good boy. he has a little present for us. >> what do you have, charlie? >> what is it? >> it's charlie. wait. there. >> oh. >> sheinelle, tell us how we can get one of these. >> if you're watching at home -- >> charlie will get you one. >> let him have it. you can be one of the first to get your very own. net proceeds go to america's vet dogs to support raising more service dogs to help military veterans. for information, go to today.com. that's his troy. >> i can't wait to see that on slow-mo. >> he loves it. >> aw. >> he loves this dog. >> we love this dog. i don't know how we give him up.
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thankfully it is a worthy cause. dylan, give us the weather. >> i want to watch charlie catch things. final check of the forecast? >> let's look at what's going on across the country. a warm one in the northeast. very humid, too. temperatures around 100 degrees. we could see isolated severe storms through pennsylvania today. damaging winds are the biggest concern. we could also see an isolated small tornado, too. heavy rain will start to move into southern florida. we are looking at cooler weather making its way into the northern plains and the northwemidwest. lots of sunshine through the great lakes. temperatures in the 70s with low humidity. humidity pushes to the south. with the cold front that could good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a steamy day and a stormy night. temperatures will soar into the 90s and the humidity that is
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already high this morning will make it feel like it's near 100 in philadelphia. 94 is the actual temperature. and low 90s for the suburbs. any fog disappears and you will feel like the middle to upper 90s today. looking for relief? you won't find it inland at the jersey shore, but still steamy and into the 90s for the lehigh valley and storms tonight. have a great day. >> and if you want -- he's a genius. if you want to get that adorable charlie toy, go to today.com. >> probably all gone now. >> not that particular one. now, to "today food." as kids head back to school, life gets busier. >> how do you feed the kids healthy breakfast and lunches and dinners and have time for anything else. joe bauer is here with healthy premade grocery finds. >> i have scoured the grocery stores. and people are hectic, they are overscheduled and they like
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convenience foods. we are going to run through different food finds. you're going to taste them. if you think there is something that is worthy of gaining a spot in your basket, pop it right in. we start with cereal. this is called love grown xreerl. i like that it's made with wholesome ingredients. >> i like it. tastes like trix. >> the true asset is the very first ingredient is a bean blend. navy beans, kidney beans and lentils. you get your kids to eat beans in the morning and they will never taste it. the entire line is made with the bean blend. some are high in sugar. the chocolate, the blueberry, polar and the original power os. >> i'm taking them. it's a winner. >> i'm going to save my breakfast. i love this yogurt.
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>> it delivers a hearty dose of protein. made with wholesome ingredients. but this has a lower amount of real sugar compared to other popular flavored yogurts. and they hit the sweet spot. i think it is delicious. and they also have these kid-friendly fun tubes. and again, these tubes are lower in sugar compared to other popular brands. you want to go for the 0% and the 2%. awesome. two for two. everybody loves to gobble down hummus and guacamole. but it's easy to eat a whole lot. you have too much of a good thing. the calories add up. so, welcome to the minicontainers. sabra has minis for 150 calories. and holy guacamole has the small containers. 150 for the hummus and 100 for the lunchbox. you want these? >> yes. >> throw them in.
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here we go. with so many kids having peanut allergies, this is a great a alternative for families to know about. it's sunflower seed butter. there's a lot of varieties but the reason i'm showing sunflower and wild friends, they also have the handy little packets you can stick in the lunchbox. you can put them on apples and crackers. it's roasted sunflower seeds. and about 7 grams of protein per. >> i want to see the beat chips. >> every lunchbox needs a beat chip. they're called naked beat chips because there's one ingredient, beats. dehydrated beats. these are thick and hearty. they're great as a condiment dipper. this is about 100 calories. five grams of fiber.
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>> look at that fiber. >> i like these a lot, as well. >> tasty. >> after school. kids love to eat the pizza bites. >> yes. >> really impressive. amy's has a frozen microwavable pizza bites they added into the mix, and spinach. and my taste testers love them. this is a good one. >> a kid needs to eat more spinach. let's take it. >> you know the cauliflower craze? last time we talked about cauliflower race. they have mashed cauliflower. a couple of minutes in the microwave and you get a creamy, rich side. that's made from a vitamin-c-rich reggie. and i add in chicken, black beans and extra veggies. >> party in the bauer house.
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lugo frozen meals. they have meat and plant-based vegetarian options. what i love about this line is most frozen entries have more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium. these clock in at less than 400 milligrams. and they're calorie-friendly. delicious. very flavorful, yummy, right? we're doing well. >> and with dessert, quickly. >> simple mills muffin mix. i tested the ba nnana and the pumpkin bread muffins. they're gluten free, dairy-free and soy-free. this is perfect. there's no junk in them. box mix. can't get simpler than that. >> you can add chocolate chips?
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>> i added some chocolate chips in the banana bread. and in the pumpkin muffins, i added fruit. >> more info at today.com. just ahead, essentials for your pets in honor of charlie's one-year anniversary. this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ all right. we are back. time for "stuff we love." this morning, a special pet edition. this is in honor of charlie's one-year anniversary. chassis searched high and low. all of the co-anchors are modeling this. >> so exciting for the four-legged friends. we have lady. this is called the bissell bark bath. check it out. it shampoos and rinses.
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>> no. >> no mess. you don't have to ware a bathing suit when you wash your dog. >> that's incredible. >> $149 from bissell.com. >> i will give you lady. craig has dakota. >> dakota doesn't seem impressed by this. >> guess what? she will go for a walk in the rain because she, too, has an m umbrel umbrella. it has a little leash that attaches, starting at $13. >> that's cute. >> all these dogs are adoptable. >> all of the dogs can be adopted. >> next, the i-fetch. it's an interactive fetch toy. sheinelle has rambo. they are doing the i-fetch frenzy. you can train a dog to play fetch for himselves. >> because he can put in the balls themselves?
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>> i'll not going to do it. but we have automatic ball launchers. >> no. >> that will launch 10 to 30 feet. your dog can play fetch for myself. he drops the ball in and runs after it. >> i would do it. but we would hit someone. >> that's adorable. >> next up, we have personalized, customized, cornhole game. we have little charlie here. and this is from deny designs. you can personalized with a photo, or a name. >> it's so cute. who doesn't want their own cornhole game? >> who doesn't? next up, the perfect gift for a pet lover. you can have a custom portrait or pillow or wrapping paper or even doggy bowl. >> you send a picture of your
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dog. >> exactly. this talented artist and pet lover can create a custom work for you. >> the wrapping paper is beautiful. really cute. did you say the name? >> yeah. this is noble friend shop. now, next up, this is for the fashion-forward pup. note, this little dog here and i are wearing a matching friendship collar. you can have a matching collar and bracelet with your bff. this is fabulous. it's from friendshipcollar.com. >> this is the keurig of dog foodmakers. >> you can program feedings from your phone. when you're late at work, you program it in. this is from chewy. >> and go play fetch with himself. >> dylan has meredith here in
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her bicycle. and this is a wicker dog basket. she is ride with the top up or the top down. >> apparently. it's a convertible. and it had a safety strap in there. you can connect it to my handlebar. >> we have to go. >> tell us what's last. >> special treats. gourmet treats for the doggies. >> stop it. >> so fancy. and also, pup cakes from sprinkles. your favorite human cupcake purveyor, now makes a pupcake. >> you never disappoint. thank you so much. if you want more of the products on this table and the adoptable puppies, head to today.com and find out more. coming up, you siri changed one teen life's
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every year south jersey sends more and more tax money to trenton, but gets less and less back thanks to steve sweeney and chris christie. here's the sweeney-christie record eight years of underfunded schools. huge tax breaks for themselves and their rich friends while we pay more. and homestead rebate funding for seniors cut in half next year. don't believe the fake news from his wealthy donors. steve sweeney stands with chris christie, not with south jersey.
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♪ we are back at 8:49, with a special bond between one teenager and a friend you might not expect. >> and sheinelle has that story for us. >> this is a sweet story. according to the cdc, 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder. and one mother says siri has affected her son in a remarkable way. like your typical teenager, gus newman is obsessed with social media. and uses siri to help with daily task. >> turn off my 6:30 alarm. >> reporter: but siri is more than a personal assistant on his iphone. for him, she's a life-changing friend. >> gus didn't have the nuance of back and forth conversation. here was a device that was going to talk to him like a human but have the patience of a machine. >> reporter: gus and his twin
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brother were born premature. from an early age, his mother, judi judith, knew there was something different about gus. he was diagnosed with autism. >> looking at this kid, will he find love? will he find friends? that's what got to me. >> reporter: but a breakthrough happened for judith, while reading a buzzfeed article online. things you didn't know you could do with your iphone. one of the things was, you could tell what planes were overhead. >> which planes are flying over? >> let me think about that. >> why would they program a phone to do something like that? and gus said to me, quietly, so you know who you're waving at, mom. >> flight 6160. >> artificial intelligence, like this, can be a bridge to communication. siri doesn't understand you, you're not going to get the answer you want. >> reporter: in 2014, judith
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wrote about gus' unique friendship for "the new york times." and "to siri with love" went viral. >> i was shocked. i got notes from translators of siri from other countries. and i got notes from autistic people. and other people asked me to write more about it. >> reporter: so, she did. >> in this book, i wanted to chronicle the life of an average autistic kid. >> when are the new york giants playing. >> the giants meet the browns monday at 8:00 p.m. >> i see gus' development. his ability to have more common conversations with people. you'll ask siri questions about sports. he could careless about sports. but he knows if he knows what the latest score was of a game, he can talk about it with people. >> reporter: "to siri with love" was inspired by gus' relationship with technology,
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judith says it goes beyond that. >> if i have one goal for this book, and i do, we find new ways to incorporate autistic people into the community. my whole job is done if in a few years, gus is trying to get a job and somebody says, is that the kid that somebody wrote about in "to siri with love" oh, yeah. let's bring him in and see. if i have done that, i have done my job. >> we should mention, "to siri with love" hits bookstores. what a concept. siri is calm. there's no judgment. he can take his time. >> and he practices. and it sounds like it's helping with human interaction, as well. >> good to see people using technology for good. >> sure is. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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and it is just about 9:00 a.m. on this tuesday, good morning, i'm vai sikahema. we have issued an alert for strong storms tonight. here's bill henley with the most accurate neighborhood forecast. bill? the high humidity is here with temperatures on the way, already 79 degrees in philadelphia and climbing. 70s across the board, but we'll warm into the 80s and then into the 90s this afternoon. by 2:00, 9 degrees, 89
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degreeses. the southwesterly winds will bring in more humidity to boost the temperature. and we'll warm into the 90s today. thanks to high humidity, it will feel like it's near 100 degrees this afternoon. all right, bill, thank you. we'll get a check on the roads with nbc 10's traffic reporter, jessica boyington. >> we're watching the southbound side of 95 near the commodore barry bridge. this is southbound with the earlier crash now off to the right-hand shoulder. that's allowing cars to move by but slowly. and speaking of slowly, we're moving to center city really slow. 37 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine following the earlier crash from the northbound side where we are seeing northbound delays 40 minutes from the vine to woodhaven road with average speeds in the teens. and the investigators are looking into an early morning crash that injured dozens of passengers at the north side speed line. the moving train xlcollided wita
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parked train at 69th street transportation station. and senator bob menendez's trial will continue today. the long-time democrat used his political power to help out a florida doctor and friend in exchange for vacations and other things. menendez says he's innocent. the trial begins next month. i'm vai sikahema. you can always get the latest news and weather from the nbc 10 app. we'll see you at the bottom of the hour.
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this morning on "today's take," actor and comedian marlon wayans is weighing in as our celebrity co-host. then, john car borbett is h. is it normal? the nanswers to parents and retionship questions you're too embarrassed to ask, coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, august 22nd, 2017. you're listening to "rush life" by zara larsen. al is off. we have a guest host. al is off.
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marlon wayans. >> everybody knows i'm -- i can co-host anything. >> we have no idea how this is going to go. >> neither do i. good luck, guys. >> he is chewing gum. and there's some lovely woman who caught your gum. maybe my child. nobody else. i would not catch anybody else's gum. >> that's if somebody has nasty breath. my breath is beautiful. you think it's an honor to catch your gum? there she is. >> see? >> what's your name? >> erica. >> you are -- >> she was practicing her catches skills. >> okay. >> i didn't throw it. i tossed it. >> it was like, we're in three seconds. go. launched your gum. i could have gone -- that was nasty. it's wayans dna. >> to throw gum? >> that's the wayans family dna.
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>> what's it like? chewing gum? >> i like fresh breath. you want to have a bad day? start with bad breath. >> you're self-aware of it. >> i am very self-aware. i will chew gum all night. >> really? >> do you choke on it? >> no. i cput it right here. >> when you're sleeping? >> at nighttime -- >> i like -- i put it -- >> do you chew it again? >> i put it on my head board. it has little gums. >> that's nasty. >> he's a nasty man. who put gum? >> i remember back in the day, you have desks in glass and you put your hand under and get someone's gum. >> that is horrible. that was me. the teacher would let you chew
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gum in class. >> it was you. >> she used to make me put it on my nose. i'm not going to put it on the nose. i put it under the desk. >> welcome. >> nice to have you here. >> last time you were here, we were talking about the fact we felt like there was going to be something special about his comery "marlon" and we were right. it's doing well. >> my momma liked it. my momma was like, that's the first time you didn't behave and it works for you. my mom still talk about -- we would be in restaurants. get down from there. i'll spank you. you're 80. who are you spanking? >> if you haven't seen it yet, it's a family show. it's about co-parenting. >> why don't you let them watch the old one? >> miley's friend is going to be here any minute. you going to be okay? >> i'm good. he's a nerd.
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there he is right now. probably going to be like, hi. my name is eugene. i love washing jock straps. and i'm totally into the "hamilton" soundtrack because it makes me feel so swagged out. it will be fine. >> hey. is molly home? >> yeah. give me one second. that's a dead man right there. >> how much of this comes from real life? >> a lot of it -- i would say 90% comes from real life. those are my real reactions. i go based on how it feels in this situation. like, for me, as a father. what would i do? and a lot of the shows are based -- a couple of episodes are based on my real life. my son last year. he was in the hospital because
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he had a bone infection. don't ask what it means. bone infection. i stayed in the hospital for a month and a half, two monltsths. and in the hospital, i'm going, what's funny about this? that's the way my mind thinks. his mom goes, everything is not a joke. i go, that's a joke right there. i put that in there. >> really? >> and my son was depressed. i said, god did this. you're 14. in three years, you're going to gone, out of the house in college. i'm not going to do anything this summer but sit in this hospital and hang out with you. instead of you being depressed, we're going to make it a party. a snuck in an x-box. i snuck in a flat-screen tv. i put it up. we played video games. we hung out. we made food. and we had the best time ever. and his mom was hating on me.
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i can't believe you did this. we did an episode baised on tha experience and we co-parents two different ways. >> you laugh but they're teachable moments. there's such range in the show. you take something like that -- i'm not trying to make everybody cry. but you can change lives with something like that. somebody can be watching and shift their attitude. >> that's what i want to do. i want to change your mood. i want you to laugh. i want you to have a good time. i want to come back next week. it's an aspirational show because it's about co-parenting. sometimes you don't work out. but you have to maintain for the kids. and not just for the kids. but you should have a friendship. >> absolutely. >> at one point, you did love each other. it's good to fnurture that. >> how is your son? >> he's balling out of the hospital. now, i can't wait for him to go. hurry up, boy. >> that's it.
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"marlon" airs tomorrow here on nbc. true story. this sunday, we were coming from chuck e. cheese. that's where we live. and i heard my daughter go, he's naked. i'm like -- i promise you, it was you on the bus shelter. i was like -- >> what's your mom say about that? >> my mom had a hard time watching the movie. she goes, baby, i don't want to see your butt. you got to see it now. it ee's 45. she watches the movie. i got to tell you, i really made that. she was proud of her work like, i did that. >> she created that. >> talking about his new netflix movie called "naked." >> it was the number one movie in the world streaming on netflix. >> that's amazing. >> a great romantic comedy.
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tune in and watch it. >> and you're naked. >> you're on a good run. >> life is okay. it's cool to be marlon. two years ago, it wasn't that cool. i didn't like it. but now, i'm living life. >> speaking of living life, dylan dreyer had a date night with brian. >> brian got me tickets for billy joel. >> who got you this? >> my husband. >> could he get you a third ticket? >> you working. you on the "today" show. all morning. >> the laughter. >> we know you got money, girl. you see how they're all laughing. >> they know what it's like to work here. i wish i could show you the video. just because of music licensing and stuff. brian and i were singing along. "we didn't start the fire" is my
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karaoke sang. that's what he opened up with last night. and i showed you the video of us white kids singing along and how we do a concert. >> just singing along. >> it was a long day for you. yesterday was all about the eclipse. >> you got to actually see it. >> it was pretty cool. we had an eclipse party. i wasn't that excited about it. >> i tried to get you fired up. >> weren't you stuck in an elevator? >> that was savannah. >> the moon changes, funny things happen. >> this is another excuse for a woman to argue. >> when the money changes, mercury's in retrograde. >> i had time with my kids. i called the kids. i said, cut the glasses on. i facetimed with them. he's inspired by you. he's running around naked. my daughter, she was hesitant to
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go outside. she is right in the patio. >> did the kids like it? >> absolutely. they were kind of -- it was a little cloudy, umpbnfortunately. make sure everybody wears their dwla glasses. my son didn't go outside. i'm going to peek. i peek at r-rated movie. i'm going to peek. he didn't go outside, period. i went outside. where is it? right there? and i look. i'm like, oh, my god. you could feel it burn your eyes. >> you don't look at the sun. >> i did. >> that's life 101. >> they told me i was going to be here today. how did you like the eclipse? i had a ball. >> that one second you looked. if you got to see it, it was a moment. just ahead, we're going to get to know our co-host a whole lot better.
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back, now, with more of "today's take" and our guest co-host marlon way eans. >> is keenan married? >> what about damon? what's going on with him? >> you had a family reunion. >> every time we get the family together, there's so many people, it looks like a reunion. literally. thanksgiving, we have to rent out madison square garden. >> all of the siblings. >> it's too many. we had a softball game. we had enough for two teams. >> you can play each other. >> we had two catchers.
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three center fielders. it was crazy. >> that's amazing. we're going to ask you questions. >> about to weigh-in. have the scale, y'all. >> you ready? you pick a question. we sit back and wait for the answer. >> you want to see if i can read. y'all ain't fooling nobody. >> you named your son after your brother. and your brother named his son after you. >> i'm supposed to ask them or they ask me? >> why did you do that? >> because i -- it wasn't like i didn't think i would have a
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good-looking kid. >> shawn is great looking. >> look how beautiful he is. that's what i had to sit next to. >> when you look at the camera, too. >> that's -- shawn's permanent blue steel. they're like, shawn's so cute. oh, what is that? >> he named his son marlon? >> at first, i named him shawn first. and he named -- he had two girls. i was like, you better have a son. you're going to have a girl named marlon. >> does everybody else get offended? >> no. they didn't know what it was going to look like. you can name it shawn. damon was like, don't name it after me. >> one more. >> does damon know his
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impersonation? >> mm-hmm. >> your mom has walked out on a movie you and your siblings worked on. yes or no? >> she didn't walk out? at the time she was in a wheelchair. she crawled out. "scary movie." the thing when shawn listens to the thing. my mom was like, i'm out. that was enough. and the movie was a big hit. now, when my mom leaves the movie theater, we know it's going to be a hit. momma leaves. biggest hit. >> do we have time for one more? >> one more, let's go. >> these are good. they're all true. >> is there going to be a "white chicks" 2"? >> this one is weird? i would say yes. that's the one movie everybody wants to do a sequel. you know who loved "white chicks" the most? white chicks. like, oh, my god.
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>> that's so true. oh, my god. >> i will do it. and if keenan and shawn wants to do it, i will do it. >> if you want to go to a concert with me, i think i can give you material. >> we'll go to a billy joel concert. we'll be in "white chicks" makeup and jump up and down. >> i'm kind of excited about it. >> he's doing this. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a steamy day and a stormy night. temperatures will soar into the 90s. and the humidity that is already high this morning will make it feel like it's near 100 in philadelphia. 94 is the actual high temperature. and low 90s for the suburbs. any fog disappears, it will feel like the middle to upper 90s today. looking for relief, you won't find it inland at new jersey. at the shore, 85 degrees. still steamy. into the 90s for the lehigh valley and then storms tonight. have a great day.
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>> you can use a switchblade. just don't use a big knife. you have to go all the way around, the bigger knife, the harder it is to work with. you pop your peach in. we have doughnut peaches. white peaches. pop it into ice water. and you can just slide the skin right off. >> that's the long way. i could tikt and do this. >> okay. >> and then, give it to someone. >> not as pretty. but there you go. next up, we're make some microwave peach cobbler. you spoon it into microwave-safe mugs. you're going to top it with a streusel.
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put it on top. get it in the microwave for a minute and a half to three minutes. >> that's it? >> that's it. you have individual, amazing little cobcobblers. i wanted to eat some the whole way through. >> you can eat when we keep going. >> this one is perfect for you. this is just bacon-wrapped peaches. >> these are peaches on horseback. a riff on bakecobacon-wrapped d. >> that's delicious. >> you pop them in a hot pan. get them crispy. and you have peaches on horseback. >> that's nice with mellon. >> this is broken pit fix. >> how does that happen? >> the cool thing, you can take a small spoon and sweep out the
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good morning, i'm vai sikahema. just about 9:30, we have issued a first alert for dangerous heat and humidity and strong storms tonight. let's go to meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate neighborhood forecast. bill? you can feel the humidity in the air. and temperatures are rising. the clouds are thinning out. mostly cloudy over wilmington, but lots of sunshine in the lehigh valley and in burkes county. lingering clouds in philadelphia and at the shore. sunshine is nice and bright. those are the storms that are on track for this evening, late this evening. before they get here, temperatures climb. from the 70s into the 90s this afternoon. the humidity is high in the suburbs and the rest of the area is going to stay elevated throughout the day. 76 in north wales to feel like
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the middle 90s later today. thank you, we'll get a check on the traffic with traffic reporter jessica boyington with an update on 95 at the commodore barry. >> we are still watching this on the southbound side due to an earlier accident as we see slowdowns here. all lanes are moving by. there's a bit of a problem here on the right-hand shoulder. we are watching 95. we are back down to normal now with an earlier crash on the northbound side near girard avenue with the drive sometime times slow here to woodhaven. and septa is investigating an early morning train crash that injured dozens of passengers at the north speed high line. the train collided with another empty train. none of the injuries are life-threatening. the ucause of the crash is not known. and bill cosby is back in the courtroom to discuss legal additions to his legal team. he arrived with a new
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high-profile attorney thomas mesereau.
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♪ we all fell in love with john corbett in his roles as the nice guy. as sarah jessica parker's girlfriend, aidan, in "sex in the city." and then, as ian," niaer have daal los' husband in "my big fat greek wedding." >> john is sent to save the parish and himself, by turning the land around the church into a working farm. good morning. >> did you hear my newscaster voice. did i do a good job? >> i like it. >> we held our breath. like -- oh. and he did it. end scene.
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let's talk about "all saints." it's about saving a church. and you play a pastor. >> i had been with my cpa for 30 years. i have a friend with a script. he sends it to me. i read ten pages. and i said, what is this guy's number? >> really? >> remind med of the movies, like "tender mercies. "n not a lot of special effects. just a great drama about a small community that comes together, with some refugees from burma. and about 40 refugees show up at this church he is chosing doe i. they tried to save the church. the one thing they thought was going to happen, doesn't happen. but something beautiful happens. it's a real story that happened. and the priest i play, michael
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pu spurlock preaches here at st. thomas. >> usual 50. >> was there a part or a favorite scene that happened when you were shooting? anything in particular? >> there was a scene where michael's out wondering how he's going to save this church that has 12 people in it. his first assignment -- he changed directions in his life midway through life. he was a salesman. decided to be an episcopalian minister. and his first assignment was to shutter this church. and get another assignment where he was, you know, had a congregation with hundreds of people in it. and that's when the refugees show up. he's thinking what to do one night, walking in the field. and god literally speaks to him. never happened to him since. never happened before. but in a real voice, god gave him the plan to use these far r farmers to turn 20 acres into
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crops that they could feed the refugees with and sell and maybe save the church. and michael showed up the day we were shooting that scene with his family. we had a nice walk. we shot at the real nice church. the real fields. it was cool. >> now, you're promoting this film, "walk around new york." we have to ask about "sex and the city." do people stop you and say, is there going to be another one? >> it was 2,000. 18 years ago, being aidan on tv. i have the same aidan hair cut. and they still stop me. you should see the faces when i'm walking down fifth avenue. >> i see you and mr. big together. they like the bad guy, huh? mr. big. he cute. but that mr. big. something about him. >> everyone wants to know if
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there's going to be a third movie. i think that's the sequel, big and aidan get caught up in a bank heist and go on the road. >> we're givers on this show. we want you to be a bad guy. >> love to. >> you give us lines in your best bad guyish. >> you guess to see what movie this is from. >> i'm funny how? i'm like a clown. i amuse you? >> joe pesci, "good fellas." >> come on. number two? >> say hello to my little friend. >> "scar face." >> say hello to my little friend. >> i'll get you my pretty and your little dog, toto, too. >> i'll be back. >> robert de niro in "taxi driver." >> i'll be back. >> "terminator." >> come with me if you want to
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live. >> i do it like john wayne. i'll be back. >> it's funny. he's still so nice. >> john, thank you. "all saints" hits theaters friday. do you keep secret from your spouse? do you feel jealous if your spouse has friends of the opposite sex? >> mom, walks out. let's see, there are the wildcats 'til we die weekenders. the watch me let if fly. this i gotta try weekenders. then we've got the bendy... ... spendy weekenders. the tranquility awaits. hanging with our mates weekenders and the it's been quite a day... ...so glad we got away weekenders. whatever kind of weekender you are, there's a hilton for you. book your weekend break direct at hilton.com and join the weekenders. now that we have your attention...
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♪ are you married with kids but sometimes wishing you were living the secret life? >> do you keep secrets from your spouse? >> we're about to figure out if that's normal or not with jennifer hartstein. is it normal to withhold information from your partner? >> i think a lot of people do it. and, no. it's not normal. we all do it. we all do it. but here's the thing. >> if you want to stay together -- >> i'm going to give you my caveat. my caveat is, what is the information you're withholding? there's certain things you don't need to tell them. if your bag was $150 and it was $75 you can get away with it. relationships should be based on trust and communications. if we're withholding, we need to
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look at what our relationship is based on. >> a friend of mine put the house on the market. and it was like, what are you doing here? we are here to look at the house. ooh s is it normal to fantasize about your single life when you are married with children. >> you are correct. tell him what he has won. the fact of the matter is, there's a grass is greener syndrome. single people fantasize what it's like to have a family and children. when you're a parent and you're in it, it would be nice to be like, peace out, i'm going to the beach. we have to be aware of that. if you need a break, take a break. see what you need to do for self-care. >> is it normal to be jealous if your partner has friends of the opposite sex? >> are they cute? are they good-looking? >> i actually think no.
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>> you think it's not normal. >> i think it is normal for a lot of people. but it goes back to the first piece. if your relationship is healthy and good, and there's good communication, why does it matter? don't keep it a secret. that's when people get jealous. share that friendship. it's open and in the air and it's not a probable. >> and don't pick a beautiful friend. get somebody that's all right. >> not a perfect smile. >> snaggletooth. >> have lunch with suzy. it doesn't matter. is it normal to feel competitive with your friends? >> unfortunately, yes. everybody posting their best lives online, how come they have that? and it makes us feel badly. we have to take a social media break because we're constantly comparing ourselves. instead of lifting each other, we're comparing against each
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other. enjoy the successes your friends have. >> i'm not competitive with my friends. >> please. >> i just am the best. >> you have 20 siblings. all in good fun, right? >> i want to be the best. i love keenan. >> do you unplug? >> anything? >> can you disconnect? >> oh, that's tough. i got to see what's popping. i got 2 million people on my instagram want to know what life is about. hit me @marlonway oans. >> you can beat ttweet in this . is he supposed to unplug? >> i have a hard time unplugging also. this is a big argument with my husband. when we go on vacation to unplug, i have to check e-mail. i do it first thing in the morning, maybe last thing at night. >> talking about unplugging, right.
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>> why? >> it's so hard to do. but we have to do it. >> is that -- >> snapchat. >> it's good for relationships. it's important for our lives. we have to shut it down every once in a while, and have in real life conversations. >> look at my eye balls. >> jennifer, thank you so much. let's go down to dylan, with a check of the weather. do you unplug on vacation? >> it's hard to do. hey, if you didn't see that eclipse yesterday, look at the shadow crossing over the united states the northwest to the southeast, and back over the ocean. how cool is that? love seeing that visible satellite. there's another one coming in 2024. it's going to stretch from texas right through carbondale, illinois, again. and then, move into northern new england. there's another chance a few years away, where you will get to see that eclipse. hopefully the weather is as nice as it was for most areas yesterday. there's a cold front. that's going to trigger storms
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this afternoon. isolated storms in new york. pennsylvania. and behind this front, though. much more refreshing. we will lose the humidity. temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s, even. t'wn south, thas where the good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a steamy day and a stormy night. temperatures will soar into the 90s. and the humidity that is already high this morning will make it feel like it's near 100 in philadelphia. 94 is the actual high temperature. and low 90s for the suburbs. any fog disappears and it will feel like it's in the middle to upper 90s today. looking for relief you won't find inland at new jersey. at the shore, 85 degrees. still steamy. and into the 90s for the lehigh valley and delaware. then storms tonight. have a great day. >> and that's your latest forecast. just ahead,ust ahead, one o hottest new boy bands to hit the music scene. the guys of why don't we perform their latest single, right aft
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be a powerful force. nature valley the citi concert series on "today" is brought to you by citi. >> in the nine months since becoming a monday, the guys of why don't we, are three e.p.s, and some have graduated high school. >> and their single, "something
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different" has wracked up 22 million singles. >> good morning, guys. so nice to have you here. we have girls on the side, screaming. >> for my daughter. [ screaming ] that's all. you feel good? we good? >> you guys are from all over. how did you get together and form a band? >> well, we have the answer for you. we started off as solo artists. and i met corbin and zach, i toured with them through a social media tour. then, i did some project -- >> we knew each other. but we don't know how we knew each other. >> and i met jonah at some show. our idea was to form a group. >> listen to this. >> and we all have the same musical aspirations and stuff.
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when the idea was brought about, it was like, why don't we? >> it all makes sense. >> 1.4 million instagram followers. what's next? >> oh, man. >> there is always something next. just stay tuned. we're always working. always creating. >> i'm glad i'm meeting you now. when you get to 30 million, make sure you h@me. >> singing "something different here is why don't we? ♪ look at us we could paint the perfect picture ♪ ♪ about us from your head to toe i fit you ♪ ♪ they follow us yeah, we make them think it's fiction ♪ ♪ they believe it so, i guess it
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must be real ♪ ♪ i can read your mind i know what you're thinking ♪ ♪ i can spend my time feeling all the reasons ♪ ♪ what they know about us doesn't make a difference ♪ ♪ baby we got us ♪ we got on something different ♪ ♪ we are something, something some ♪ ♪ we are something different we are something, something ♪ ♪ we are something different we are something, something ♪ ♪ we are something different we are something, something ♪ ♪ we are something difference ♪ we are something ♪ in a rush even though we young we flexing ♪ ♪ we fall in love about a hundred times a day ♪ ♪ like it's not enough
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we make them think it's fiction ♪ ♪ they believe it's so i guess it must be real ♪ ♪ i can read your mind i know what you're thinking ♪ ♪ i could spend my time feeling all the reasons ♪ ♪ what they know about us doesn't make a difference ♪ ♪ baby, we got us we on something different ♪ ♪ we on something we on something, something ♪ ♪ we on something different we on something, something ♪ ♪ we on something different we on something, something ♪ ♪ we reason something different ♪ ♪ we on something, something we on something different ♪ ♪ we are something different [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> that was awesome. we'll be back in a moment.
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how is it going, marlon? >> we got something different. >> thank you for joining us this morning. did you have fun? >> it goes fast, right? >> it was good times. great times. i had a wonderful morning. >> charlie loves you. >> up next, hoda and kathie lee. and the
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good morning, i'm lauren mayk. we have issued a warning for strong storms tonight and humid conditions today. let's go to bill henley with the latest. bill? the temperatures are slowly rising as we are seeing breaks in the clouds. it hasn't cleared out completely. we'll see more and more sunshine. look at the temperature, 88 degrees at 3:00 this afternoon. philadelphia is 80 degrees right now. there's some thinning of the clouds, 85 at lunchtime.
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90 degrees at 3:00 with a southwesterly breeze bringing in more humidity. it will be a steamy afternoon with temperatures into the 90s. all right, thank you, bill. now we'll get a check on traffic with nbc 10 first-alert reporter jessica boyington. >> we are seeing a delay on route 1 near fox street. our camera here is showing a construction project happening on the northbound and southbound side near broad street to the schuylkill expressway. we are seeing slowdowns there. also, finally looking better on 95 as we are almost green in both directions. 15 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine. lauren, back to you. bill cosby is back in the montgomery county courtroom to discuss legal additions to his legal team. his new high-profile attorney tom mesereau is in the courtroom with him. he represented michael jackson in the child molestation trial. stay with the latest on the nbc
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10 app and online. and septa is investigating the upper darby train crash that involved dozens. stay with us.
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