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good morning, crossing the border. donald trump announces a surprise trip to mexico for a private conversation with the mexican president on the same day he's set to make a major speech o hint at a dramatic policy revers? we'll ask his campaign manager live. in the path. a major storm in the gulf strengthens overnight as tens of millions in florida brace for winds and flooding. stars stand off. chris brown out on bail on weapons charges after a stalemate with police that played out on social media. the embattled singer accused of
what the star is now saying about that incident. fiery escape. the driver at a gas station backs into a pump, sparking a dangerous fire. the car behind him igniting with two children inside. how their mother sprang into action and helped save their lives. today, wednesday, august 31, 2016. this is "today" from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. big, surprising news from donald trump overnight coming on twitter. >> we knew he would give a big immigration speech today. now we found out he's going to travel to mexico and meet with the president there. >> donald trump sent out a tweet saying he's going to mexico to meet with the mexican president.
that comes later on this evening. we are going to hear from his campaign manager about the surprise trip in a moment. let's begin with nbc's hallie jackson. >> talk about a jam packed day, somebody who made securing the border part of his central policy for months now. this morning we learned the mexican president is confirm it is meeting with donald trump as the candidate heads to mexico for the surprise sit-down. >> reporter: before his speech on securing the border, a trip across it as donald trump accepts the invitation of the mexican president. >> the current president of mexico said he would meet with you. will you meet with him? >> yeah, sure. >> you would? >> absolutely. >> today's high stakes face-to-face a moment maybe no one saw coming after trump announcing the candidacy said this about mexicans.
they're rapists and some, i assume, are good people. >> reporter: the backlash mediate with trump even now saying he'll get mexico to pay. >> mexico will be paying for the wall. >> reporter: that plan getting fierce pushback from the former mexican president. >> i'm not going to pay for that [ bleep ] wall. he should pay for it. >> reporter: and the current one, comparing trump to and mussolini before back pedalling. pena nieto said, i will be respectful and work with whomever is elected in november. eight in ten hispanic voters see trump unfavorably. pena nieto struggling to win approval at home. both men looking for the chance for a major political moment. trump's trip today coming ahead of an immigration speech in
it is still not clear how trump will handle the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants here but a top campaign aide said he is expected to call for stricting work site enforcement, better visa tracking and an end to so-called sanctuary cities. pena nieto said he's looking forward to a dialogue and to protecting mexicans wherever they may be. he also she said she will consider meeting with him at an appropriate time. in a campaign full of twists and turns, this has to rank among the biggest. >> we'll talk more about it. thank you very much. >> kellianne conway is donald trump's campaign manager. good morning. >> good to see you. >> this is a last-minute trip, isn't it? >> maybe it's been revealed
invitation from the president in mexico. he wants to establish a conversation with a neighboring country, a leader. and also to discuss the common problems and challenges that our country is facing. >> you are using diplomatic language, something donald trump hasn't done with mexico. i don't think there is much disagreement about that. is he a guy that will go to the mexican president and use that same blunt language? back. you're going to get a bill for the border wall. or will he try a gentler approach. >> you will see a presidential donald trump at the meeting in mexico. we are happy the president invited him. i'm sorry hillary clinton is not going. she keeps following the leader here. we are the leader. people are needed in louisiana, we are there. the president in mexico invites us, we accept the invitation.
conversation about immigration, trade policy and drugs. >> later today in arizona donald trump will deliver an address on immigration. at the end of the speech are we going to know exactly what his policy on immigration is as it pertains to the 11 million immigrants in this country illegally? >> yes, you will. too often, matt, typical politicians tell you, hey, the sound bite now specifics at a time to be determined. it's presidential to go lay out the policies >> the campaign created its own confusion on the issue. at the end of the day are we going to hear the there will be a deportation force and those 11 million people living illegally in this country now will have to leave before some of them have the chance to come back? >> you are going to hear many things from mr. trump. one, no amnesty. absolutely going to build the wall. that's been the center of his campaign from day one.
orders president obama put in place. you want to work with congress. >> in fairness those are the positions that as far as anyone can tell he hasn't changed. in the primary he was as clear as day about it. every single last illegal immigrant, whether criminal or not, if they are here illegally, they are going back. he did not mince words. are we going to hear it today? does he plan to round up and deport every last illegal immigrant starting on day one? >> you are going to hea he's going to just 11 million and others as well including sanctuary cities. there is no reason angel moms like agnes, julie, no reason people should have to lose their children at the hand of an illegal immigrant murdering them. it couldn't be more clear. in terms of changing positions i have memorized 22 of them for hillary clinton. keystone pipeline, you could ask
we are happy with the strategy to be open with the press, to go over the border to mexico to meet with the president, go back to arizona to give an immigration speech. she was in the hamptons raising money. >> since you are here, are we going to see a reversal of the policy? >> you will not see a reversal. if you look at his speech at the convention which is when you accept the republican nomination, you lay out the vision as president. he didn't talk about deportation. he makes it clear heas changed his position in terms of enforcing law. do you know what might happen if we enforced the immigration laws in this country? i don't. we never bothered. we have i.c.e., law enforcement, other people that should be consulted and should be part of the spectrum of responsible actors here. that's not happening in this administration. mrs. clinton made it clear she would flot follow that either. we'll enforce the law. >> if you could get me a pass to
>> that would be a good one. >> thanks for joining us. >> more politics to talk about. three high profile incumbents won the primaries on tuesday, each setting the stage for a general election showdown in november. in arizona, senator john mccain fought off the challenge from a republican tea party activist winning the right to seek a sixth term. senator marco rubio cruised to victory in florida after reversing a pledge that he wasn't going to seek re-election. in flora, debbie wasserman schultz beat back a challenger after she had to step down as chairperson of the democratic national committee. a storm expected to become tropical storm hermine later today. major flooding and surging waves. dylan is in for al with the latest on this. >> we have been waiting for the storm to develop into a tropical storm.
it is going to become a tropical storm, most likely later on today. tropical depression 8, the one off north carolina, is moving out to sea. that's no longer going to be an issue. here are the hurricane watches right in the big bend of florida. this is the area we are looking at the strongest winds and also for the chance of a storm surge up to 3 to 6 feet above high tide. that could lead to coastal flooding. in addition, we are seeing heavy rain move through tampa. the storm will take the turn. the track shifted it includes charleston, south carolina, by saturday. they could see tropical storm conditions with as much as five inches of rain. it is this area in pink here. that's where we could end up seeing as much as 10 to 15 inches of rain. that's going to be the reason we could see massive flooding. we want to point out two storms in the pacific. we have madeline which is weakening and lester which is a category four storm.
hawaii while lester stays to the north. we could see 10 to 15 inches of rain in hawaii. >> i remember when it was tropical depression 99-l. >> it was upgraded to depression. >> thanks, dylan. >> now to a major development in the fight against isis. the terror group's number two in command has been reportedly been killed following an air strike in syria. let's go to richard engel, he's got the st savannah. the u.s. has been tracking this man for many years. in fact, he spent years in u.s. custody in iraq until he was released. he's one of the founding members of isis, but as of now it's unclear that he really died. he's one of the world's most wanted terrorists with many titles. isis recruiter, spokesman,
he's best known for lone wolf attacks in the west, an appeal directly linked to the spike in isis attack this is summer in turkey, across europe and the orlando nightclub massacre. the pentagon called al-adnani the principal architect of isil's external operations adding his removal from the battlefield would mark another significant blow to isil. but is while supervising military operations against aleppo. u.s. officials confirm al-adnani with the $5 million american bounty on him was targeted yesterday. u.s. officials are not confirming that he was killed. isis could certainly replace al-adnani but losing such a key figure, the organization's
>> thank you. here at home with the election 68 days away a top secret u.s. intelligence group is looking into russia's alleged election-related hacking. nbc news justice correspondent pete williams joins us with more on that. pete, what can you tell us about the group and don't say they are top secret. >> it's a group with a name out of the cold war. the foreign denial and deception committee. one of the positions is to track and analyze these recent russian cyber attacks. did try and fail to get into arizona's on line voter registration system. then successfully penetrated a similar system in illinois and copied a small fraction of the data but didn't appear to change it in any way. elections are conducted by the states, not by the federal government. state officials say it would be much harder for the russians or any outsider, for that matter, to hack into the completely separate individual devices that
optical scanners where you fill in the circles on the paper ballot and feed it to a scanner still have that as a backup. security experts warn the touchscreen systems without a paper backup still in wide use are more vulnerable, especially to an insider hack, matt. >> the degree of nervousness if you could characterize it now in the intelligence community would be what, pete? >> reporter: the degree i confidence. i would say low that they are trying to manipulate results. intelligence officials say, for example, they doubt the russians are trying to help the trump campaign though congressional democrats asked the fbi this week to look at it. the current thinking is even if the russian hackers can't manipulate the actual vote their goal appears to be a broader one -- to under mine confidence in the election system. >> pete williams in washington. thank you.
stanford's campus ahead of brock turner's release from jail on friday. the former college athlete was given what some consider a six month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. he served just three months of the sentence. here's the latest. >> reporter: good morning. come friday, brock turner will have served three months here in protective custody, half of a sentence that many found it was a conviction and lenient sentence that stirred a national uproar. former stanford swimmer brock turner set to be released friday from jail after serving just 90 days following three felony convictions for sexually assaulting an unconscious female. the victim's letter of outrage to turner going viral, viewed nearly 18 million times. in it she said you cannot give me back the life i had before
vice president joe biden weighing in with an emotional letter to the young woman writing, a lot of people failed you, i believe you. it's not your fault. all of this igniting a fire storm against santa clara superior court judge aaron persky who presided over the case. nearly 1.8 million people signed a petition for him to be removed from the bench. he voluntarily stepped down from criminal court. now will preside only over civil court trials. california state legislators bill to the governor closing a loophole allowing for such short sentences. under the law if the case was tried today turner would serve a minimum three years behind bars. turner has been banned from ever setting foot on campus again but left an indelible mark on stanford university. >> this case shows if you commit sexual assault to an unconscious woman on the stanford campus in california that you spend a
>> reporter: turner is expected to be released from jail here any time after midnight on friday. sources here tell us he will receive no special treatment. we know he will have to report to probation for three years which means frequent drug tests and no alcohol. he will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. >> gadi schwartz, thank you. >> today marks a first in over half a century as u.s. airlines began commerc kerry sanders is in ft. lauderdale where he'll buckle up for the ride. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning from the cockpit of jetblue flight 387. we'll be traveling here shortly. i have to move to my seat but this will be a one hour and eight minute flight into history. this morning americans can once again buy a commercial airline ticket and fly from the u.s.
the last scheduled u.s. flight was a pan-am d.c. 6 in 1961. jfk was in the white house. hard linen had heard of the beatles. the first flight from ft. lauderdale heads to santa clara east of havana where jay guevara is buried. piloting today, frank who beban his career a his father fled in 1961. >> he will be flying here with me along with my grandfather and everybody else. >> reporter: jetblue is the first to resume flights to cuba but other u.s. airlines are right behind. next week american airlines begins flights from miami to cuba. eight airlines have tentative u.s. permission to fly to cuba from various u.s. cities. permission to fly directly to havana could come later this year. when you consider that the
are once so tense that the u.s. navy blocked the comings and goings of cuba you can understand why many historians never thought americans with their passports would be able to get on an american plane and fly back and forth to cuba. >> all right, kerry. thank you very much. kerry making a lot of friends preboarding the flight. >> couldn't get the aisle though. kerry, thank you very much. >> have a good flight. >> dylan is back with the busy weather map. >> yes. we are downpours in florida but also with the cold front we could see isolated storms across the eastern great lakes extending into the plains and through into the plains and through northern texas with heavy rain. alright, how's this for a tv show. sous chef. lawyer by day, prep-cook by night. also, his name is sous. no. sloppy joseph. a middle-aged man who's trying to get his life together, but he can't - he's to sloppy. huhhh - no! here you go. i got this. i get cash back so it's like everything's on sale. with the blue cash everyday card from american express
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after their kayaks were hit by a ferry pulling away from the pier. at least five people were hurt including a man whose arm was partially severed. police say glare from the sun may have been a factor. >> an elderly driver caused a fiery scene at a gas station after knocking a pump onto a car with children inside. it quickly caught fire. a stole shut off on the gas as the children's mother pulled them from the burning car preventing a tragedy. police are investigating this morning. we begin with chris brown's latest brush with the law. the r & b star is out on bail after a lengthy standoff with police. here's the rather bizarre story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. chris brown released from jail just before midnight last night, posting $250,000 in bail after
>> barricaded myself in my house? have you seen my house? i'm going to barricade myself in a palace? i'm not coming out. >> reporter: chris brown talking to police after they responded to a 3:00 a.m. call after a woman claimed the pop star threatened her at gun point. the alleged victim baylee curran telling e news she was looking at diamond jewelry on when brown pulled a gun on her and kicked her out of the home. >> that's when chris brown kind of went off, pulled out his gun and said get the f out. >> reporter: curran said she feared for her life. she was escorted out and fled from the house. >> i ran down the driveway and took a left down the street. >> reporter: later that morning on instagram brown was defiant. >> police out there at the gate. >> reporter: police showed up to investigate and he refused to
whatever, walk up in here and you will see nothing, you idiots. >> reporter: ten hours after the original call and equipped with a warrant, police entered the home and interviewed brown's guests. he was taken downtown to be booked. it is the latest in a series of run-ins with the law for brown who was convicted in 2009 of assaulting his then girlfriend rihanna. baylee said brown's associates asked her to sign a nondisclosure agreement bef she refused to do. as for brown his lawyer tweeting, thanks to everyone for their support and well wishes. chris is out and well. the al investigations against him are false, # team breezy. brown is a convicted felon and would face up to three years in prison if found guilty of possessing a firearm. >> thank you very much spj. >> another check of the weather now from dylan.
especially back through the midwest. it's almost time to start calling it fall-like. you will notice a drop in the humidity. it's still going to be pleasant. we are looking at temperatures in the upper 70s and lower 80s which is below average for this time of year. dodge city 79. chicago, 78. normal high is 79. we are right around that. on thursday we are looking for temperatures to drop into the mid 70s in cleveland. memphis, 88 degrees. washington, d.c., about 84. close to average if not below. on ward with raleigh at 80. 81 in new york city. that looks nice. 70s back through chicago. about 73 degrees. we have a front that's the reason why we'll see a cool-down and why we could see a couple of isolated storms today. pockets of heavier rain and down through texas and oklahoma we could see heavier downpours but nothing severe expected. of course the tropical downpours near florida are already occurring as the storm gets
thursday into fr good wednesday morning, everyone. a mild and muggy start today. tracking showers, a lot looser strength heading into southern new england. i cannot rule out a passing showers and sprinkles the seven. temperatures mid to upper 80s today, upper 70s tomorrow, scattered showers and storms ro and that's your latest forecast. >> okay, dylan. thank you. >> coming up, a mother's quest to keep her daughter's memory alive 30 years after the notorious preppy murder case. notorious preppy murder case. ellen we could tell you that the designer color collections from hgtv home by sherwin-williams make your decision easier. are you sure those colors go together? yes, all these colors go together. or, about our reputation...
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we are back now at 7:40 with crime cases. last friday marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most notorious in history. >> robert chambers pled guilty to killing jennifer levin in central park. we spoke with levin's mother who is determined to keep her daughter's memory alive. kerry sanders has the story. >> reporter: 30 years after a loved one's death, for a mom the
you can see this very amazing soul. this was taken right before she was killed. >> reporter: it was august 26, 1986. 18-year-old jennifer levin had gone to new york's central park with someone she thought was a friend, 19-year-old robert chambers. it took years for the preppy killer's lies and fabrications to unravel, but that former altar boy with the good loo eventually would be unm mmasked a thief, drug user and, yes, a killer. >> jennifer was robbed from me. she would be 48 years old and most likely i would have had grandchildren to adore. >> reporter: today, jennifer's mother ellen levin lives a quiet life in upstate new york. >> she's never not in my thoughts. >> reporter: life in the mountains is a sharp contrast to the sensational headlines three
defense team and chambers himself. >> she molested me in the park. >> reporter: he claimed jennifer wanted rough sex and things accidentally turned violent. >> when i saw how she was being portrayed, how it suddenly became her fault -- >> reporter: playing the victim. >> it was blatantly playing the victim. >> the whole thing started here. >> reporter: now retired nypd lead detective >> you find the body, do the steps and it leads to the killer who confesses. end of story. >> reporter: it didn't end there. it went on more than two years. >> not guilty, 8-4. >> reporter: the jury deadlocked. >> i can imagine there was someone on the jury who thought he was a clean cut young man who would never do anything like this. >> reporter: too good-looking, they said.
>> i think the juries don't work all the time. >> reporter: in the end, prosecutors struck a plea deal with chambers' attorneys where he pled guilty to manslaughter. the retired head of the manhattan d.a. sex crimes unit prosecuted the case. >> the jury was split. there were at least two people who bought the accident theory. the fact that the jury didn't decide it after the detectives and i had given them everything we could, that was a huge disappointment f >> reporter: fairstein, now a best selling author of crime fiction said levin fought for her life and his behavior afterwards was telling. >> he sat on the wall behind the metropolitan museum, watched as her body was found and taken away from the park in a body bag and never went over to the police and said this is my friend, this was an accident, i
completely sociopathic. >> reporter: did you ever get an apology? >> no. >> reporter: do you want one? >> no. >> reporter: whatever he would say -- >> i wouldn't believe anything he said. as far as i'm concerned he doesn't exist for me. >> reporter: for a decade after jennifer's death ellen fought for victims' rights. among her successes a rape shield law on the books in new york and the right for victims to speak in court hearings. robert chambers who declined our request for an interview served every day of the 15-year sentence for killing jennifer levin. nearly five years after his release he was back in prison serving 19 years for felony drug charges where he remains today. what do you make of the one sentence followed by a longer sentence? >> i thought it was outrageous that he got more time for selling drugs than he did for
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7:49. we like to say carson is back over in the orange room. good to see you. >> good morning, guys. tuesday we shared savannah's powerful interview with chessy prout, a survival of sexual assault at st. paul's prep school. this is the first time she spoke out publically revealing her face and name. the response online to the emotional account has been overwhelming here in the orange room. we have seen the # i have right to, which prout created. here's senator jeanne shaheen writing chessy prout is a remarkable brave young woman. thank you for sharing your story to change the stigma of sexual assault. >> jess davidson says chessy prout is brave. we stand with you.
shared the story. another photo we saw, i have the right to live without the fear of sexual violence. prout said on our show she wants to empower other people and it looks like that's exactly what she's doing. back to you. >> carson, thank you very much. >> thank you. still to come, i believe they can fly. new this team of synchronized sky divers is defying gravity. >> and a video on creates instant local heroes. the bystanders who pulled a woman from a burning car after your local news and weather. ? there's no one road out there. no one surface... no one speed... no one way of driving on each and every road. but there is one car that can conquer them all. the mercedes-benz c-class. five driving modes let you customize the steering, shift points, and suspension
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, heroes on the highway. the quick-thinking motorists who saved a trapped driver slammed by a runaway tractor-trailer. now speaking out. >> it's not a hero thing. it's just -- i don't know. something i would expect someone to do for me. >> the story behind that dramatic dash cam video. then cutting down the costly medical bills. jean chatzky has a few easy tips to help you save on everything from health care to prescriptions. ? >> and bad hair day? tom brady slammed on social media over his new 'do.
today, wednesday, august 31, 2016. >> good morning, colorado! >> i'm 60 today! >> we're 60 on the plaza! ? >> hello to our family and friends in pittsburgh. >> good morning, st. louis. >> it's our tv debut! [ cheers and applause ] >> we are back now, 8:00 on a wednesday morning, the 31st day of august, 2016. we have the gang all here. so all this about tom brady's hair. >> i know. >> i will remain silent.
>> i'm not saying a word. >> he's always adore bli handsome. >> you like it? >> i do. >> you're not exactly neutral. >> i'm not. >> i said carson is back and all is right with the world. i meant to see siri is back and now all is right with the world. she has a recipe this morning. she's going to create a delicious summer meal. you will probably want to feed it to your family tonight. >> and charlie is right. all is right in the d. also tomorrow, britney off her vma performance. her first appearance on "today" in years. she'll treat us to a special exclusive performance. don't forget. that's tomorrow here on "today." looking forward to it. >> a lot to get to. first to the news at 8:00. >> we begin with the presidential race this morning. i'm hallie jackson in southern
of a major immigration speech where he is expected to emphasize securing the border, a trip across it for trump today to meet with the mexican president. news that came out overnight. trump's campaign manager tells nbc news today trump will talk about illegal immigration, trade and drug policy in what could be a major moment for the gop nominee. >> reporter: in a campaign full of twists, this among the most president enrique pena nieto confirming overnight they will meet today in mexico. the mexican president who once compared trump to hitler before retracting it adding, i believe in dialogue to promote mexican interests around the world and mainly to protect mexicans wherever they may be. the face to face with the potential for a face-off after trump insulted mexicans last june. >> they are bringing drugs. they're bringing crime.
assume, are good people. >> reporter: his campaign manager proving truevipreviewin earlier. >> i think to have a productive conversation about illegal immigration, trade policy and drugs. >> reporter: trump promised he'll convince the country to pay for his border wall. >> we are going to build wall and mexico will pay for the wall. >> reporter: this spring there is no scenario in which it would ha. >> i'm not going to pay for that [ bleep ] wall. >> reporter: the surprise sit-down taking place just hours before trump's speech on immigration. his team promising more details about what trump plans to do with the estimated 11 million
a senior campaign official telling nbc news overnight clinton looks forward to seeing him at the appropriate time adding the two last met in 2014. meanwhile we're getting a look at a poll out this morning showing one of clinton's lowest favorability rating yet at just 41%. >> thank you. >> more than a hundred felons getting a second chance. on tuesday, president obama commuted the sentence of 111 federal inmates convicted of the white house said they had taken all steps toward rehabilitation and received what it called unduly harsh sentences under outdated laws. the move brings the number of come tagss under president obama to 673, more than the previous ten presidents combined. scary moments on a united flight from houston to london. flight 880 had to make an emergency landing in ireland
unexpected turbulence over the atlantic. at least ten passengers and two crew members were injured and had to be taken to a hospital when the plane finally landed at shannon airport. coming up, you should stop and talk to the woman wearing headphones, right? the misguided pickup advice spawning strong backlash online. and mel brooks gives a touching tribute to gene wilder got off to a funny start. >> we'll catch up with the heroes behind this dramatic scene caught on camera. we'll talk to them. we'll talk to them. first, these m again! again! again! again! again? again! again!
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stopped a tragedy from unfo unfolding. during a dramatic ten-car pile up last week. >> dash cam video of the accident made local heroes out of the people who sprung into action at just the right time. miguel almaguer caught up with them. >> reporter: a runaway tractor-trailer slamming into slowing traffic, pile-driving into cars. debris raining down on new york's route 17. through the smoke and white could see a driver in serious trouble. >> the car was engulfed in flames. we didn't have a lot of time. the cabin of the vehicle itself was filling with smoke. >> four men, white, ed staff, police recruit albert fiore and doug campin springing to action. the elderly driver inside as the car burned. >> the door handle pulled off. i grabbed the rear door handle and it pulled off.
quarter of the car. >> reporter: ed scrambled to find a fire extinguisher, dousing the flames. the strangers coming together, finally smashing open the passenger window, pulling the victim from the wreckage, carrying her to safety. because of quick action, the woman's injuries are only minor. >> without question, they are heroes. they had no idea the camera was rolling. >> reporter: the mayor said the men risked their lives to save another. >> we are a wonderful community filled with great citizens who risked their lives not only for neighbors and family members but for complete strangers. >> it's not a hero thing. it's just -- i don't know. just something i would expect someone to do for me. >> reporter: reunited for the first time since the accident, this rescue team will soon be awarded a key to the city, an act of bravery for a group who says they are no heroes, but that's what most heroes say.
nbc news. >> wow. >> i like what he said. you're right. you would hope somebody would do that for you. good for them. they did a great job. all right. new football season, new hair cut. trending now, all right? this has kacaptivated the internet. tom brady givesiing a press conference and people can't stop talking about the hair cut saying it is '90s-inspi naturally the tweets poured in. tom brady ready for the first first day of junior high. and brady on his way to pick up molly ring wald. of course the comparisons followed saying he looks like saved by the bell's zack morris, james vanderbeek and matt damon in "good will hunting." long live the '90s.
>> i think it's so cute. i like it. >> adorable, right? >> you're taking responsible for it? >> carson? >> he looks adorable. >> matt? >> is there a bad hair cut for him? >> he looks ten years younger. no question. >> maybe that's what's going for. >> other than that, i don't know. who am i to judge? there you go. >> cute! >> there's the '90s. >> say you sit down on a plane, you sit next to someone wearing headphones. what do you do? >> do not speak to them. >> universal sign of don't talk to that person. >> i agree. >> that's why an article i'm about to show you rubbed people the wrong way titles how to talk to a woman who is wearing headphones. people on social media are angry with the relationship expert. his message, she's not avoiding interaction. she just needs a nudge.
remove the headphones. i don't know about what. >> i was on a plane in new zealand talking to a woman and the flight attendant came to ask if i wanted water. in the 30 seconds i asked, i looked back and she had her headphones on. she just put it right on. >> it was a compelling story. >> that's not a compliment. >> improve your small talk. >> not good. >> then she's going like this. amazing video you will see all day. love this. check out the synchronized sky divers. they call themselves the mad ravens, flying around an indoor wind tunnel. they fly up, down, all around and upside down. they are based in prague and spent 5,000 hours practicing the routine. they call themselves in synch. or is that taken?
>> seems safer than jumping out of airplanes. cool. >> i love it. >> pop start? >> lots to get to. we'll start with selena gomez. after spending the past few months traveling for her world tour she's taking a break. selena has lupus and said she needs to put her health first telling people magazine i have discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus. i want to be proactive to in happiness. i have decided the best way forward is to take some time off. thank you to my fans. she hopes this encourages others to deal with their own issues. mel brooks on "the tonight show" with jimmy fallon paid tribute to his dear friend gene wilder. >> he was sick. i knew it. he was a dear friend. i expected it. i expected he would go.
tremendous. it's still -- it's a big shock, you know? i'm still reeling from that no more gene. i can't call him. he was such a wonderful part of my life, you know? >> mel brooks saying their friendship began because he made fun of the way gene looked. finally, miley cyrus brought a homeless teenager to the vmas as her date in an effort to raise awareness i he accepted the coveted new moonman and it can be yours now for $13,100. that's right. he listed it on ebay which says "mint condition and no fingerprints." he posted photos with the award and it has 16 bids. if you want it, you can have it. as a side note jesse has an
november. he wants to get some cash for his family. >> can't argue with that. >> you can go to the facebook page for more. >> great. dylan has a check of the weather. >> announcer: today's weather brought to you by dove hair. perfectly nourished hair plus more. >> all right. let's get into more detail on the tropical system in the gulf of mexico. it is not a tropical storm yet. it should eventually become one. storm before it makes land fall thursday to thursday night. it could affect charleston, south carolina, as we go into the weekend as well. take a look at the rip current threat from nantucket down to southern florida. that's because the storm is going to ride along the east coast. keep in mind that the rip currents will be dangerous, even if the sun is shining. we have a dangerous flood risk north of tampa into florida. not only because we can see 10
three to six feet above high tide thursday night. that could lead to coastal flooding as well. we'll keep an eye on florida as the storm system creeps closer. good wednesday morning, everyone. a mild and muggy start today. tracking showers, a lot looser strength heading into i cannot rule out a passing showers and sprinkles the seven. temperatures mid to upper 80s today, upper 70s tomorrow, scattered showers and storms room. tr and that's your latest forecast. matt? >> thank you very much. day three of the series cost cutting today. we have tackled everyday bills. we are talking medical expenses
prescriptions on the rise, never too soon to prepare for the future. back this morning to talk us through it all is "today" financial editor jean chatzky. >> good morning. >> the cost of health care, even if you don't have a major medical emergency, staggering. >> they are. the problem with health care is people don't look at it like shopping for a car. it hasn't been so transparent. that's changing. we have tips. >> and you have statistics that are only 34% of people know their health care costs. >> or what they think they will be for the coming year according to the consumerism health care index from allegiance. only 23% save for future health care and this one gets me. about a quarter of people didn't fill a prescription because of the cost. this gets expensive because you get sicker. >> when you come here you almost always tell people they need to make educated choices. talk about ways we can do that.
if you can put pretax dollars into a flexible spending account or a health savings account you save a third of the cost off your medical care. it can be used for pretty much anything. not just prescriptions but doctor visits and almost everything except for over-the-counter prescriptions. >> can you explain the difference? >> sure. a flexible spending account, you put money in and have to use it but a certain date offered by something anybody qualifies for if they have a high deductible health insurance policy. but any silver or bronze policy on the exchange gets you in. >> just like if you are going to shop for a car or appliance, do some comparison shopping. >> 17% of people. only 17% shop around for prescriptions. that's a huge mistake. the prices can vary by 100%, 200% for the same drugs,
pocket. good rx online helps you find a fair price for the drugs. >> you talked about the price and how they vary for drugs and medications. go to procedures. it gets alarming. up to a 500% difference in a procedure cost. >> right. if you want to know what a procedure should cost in your i are i can't there is the health care bluebook, just like the car bluebook. it exists online. then if you get medical bills lowering the costs, copatient.com is a service that tells you what the fair price is for the procedures you have had and if you can't do it yourself, they will negotiate it for you and take 35% of the money they save you. >> this is one of the discount type -- use a discount program? >> discount programs are for prescriptions. these are widespread. they are all companies that have
a lot of drugs overall. you get yourself aligned with a program. scriptrelief, searchrx, blink health. >> nbc did a story on that one. >> yes, great piece. you want to get into these particularly if you don't have a prescription plan. >> and don't be afraid to ask your doctor for a less expensive alternative to treatment. >> generics. say to your dr or ask the pharmacist. pharmacists are fantastic resources. if you can't afford them, the partnership for prescription assistance is an organization you should get in touch with. tell them the medication you need, if you have benefits and they will help you figure it out. also shop at costco and online pharmacies. make sure any online pharmacy is based in the u.s. and has a sign
verified internet pharmacy. >> very important. jeanne, thank you. >> let's go to carson, savannah and a special guest. >> thank you. our special guest this morning, olympic champion simone manuel. in rio she won gold in the 100 meter freestyle and a place in the history books as the first african-american woman ever to win an individual gold in swimming. >> she was also part of a superstar 4 x 100 medley relay team t 1000th gold medal of all time. >> good morning. >> how many times have you had the experience where i said, can i touch it? >> too many times. >> i know. your neck had to get stronger because they are heavy, the hardware. >> 1.1 pounds each. i have about 4.4 pounds on my neck. >> let's put up the photo. i got chills thinking about it. you looked back at the clock, realized you won.
tell me about what moment, what was going on in your mind. >> there is a lot of relief to see my hard work pay off and see the number by my name is an exciting feeling. i was relieved. just to be the first african-american woman to do that is humbling that i could be the person to make history. i'm hoping to inspire people to get into the sport because swimming is a water saving skill. i love it. >> she's going back pretty good swim team. do you know who else joins her on the swim team? katie ledecky. >> you're a junior? >> yes. >> and katie will be a freshman. >> we said will you bring your medals to school? they are heavy. >> yes. >> but your friends will want to see. >> yes. i'm hoping to bring one. i have to convince my dad. he's protective of them. i would like to bring one just for a while.
good morning, everybody. of august, wednesday. i am christa delcamp, and chris humbert is here with a check of your forecast this morning. >> august is inde it will still be on the warm side. mid to upper 80s in boston this afternoon. a few clouds filtering out the sun, and we can't rule out a few stray showers this afternoon. have to watch out what is going on in the tropics, this is likely to become the next tropical storm of the season. you could pass close to new england by the end of the weekend.
traffic is moving once again on route 1 a in a deadly crash in east boston. two people were killed my car collided with a shuttlebus outside of the ted williams tunnel. four others were injured as well, state police are investigating the cause. 11 people without a home after an early morning fire in austin. the flames to through an apartment building on myrick firefighter suffered a back injury, and the damage is estimated just before 12, 30. injury, and the damage is estimated at $1 million. police have investigated a police have investigated a series of break-ins narrator: funded by kelly ayotte's special interests backers, the ads attacking maggie hassan on the heroin crisis have been called "despicable," "a vile smear," and "trash." the truth... david dubois: maggie hassan has been hands-on working with local police and community organizations. narrator: working across the aisle to secure millions in emergency funding for treatment and recovery. susan mckeown: maggie hassan.
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it is 8:30, the 31st day of august. yes, the last day of august. tomorrow is september. we have labor day weekend. we say it all summer long but >> it is. >> but we are going to have one last hurrah. alicia keys on the plaza this friday, our final summer concert and we cannot wait for that. >> still ahead this morning we've got handy diy organization ideas. these will help your kids rule at school this year. >> and class is in session for us, too, as we turn the plaza into a science lab, testing our knowledge or lack thereof. you want to stand back for this.
garden on the go keeps on trucking. she's making roasted veggie tacos with a strawberry salsa. >> have you tried them at home? >> they are brand new. >> let's get a check on the weather. >> it's humid. very muggy in the northeast. that will change as the cold front moves east ward tonight into tomorrow. it could trigger scattered storms into northern new england. we are looking at a chance of heavier rain through kansas into oklahoma and texas, o. as the tropical system gets closer, likely becoming a tropical storm at some point either today or tomorrow. it is producing already heavy downpours that led to flooding. we could see just north of tampa 10 to 15 inches of rain. then eventually the storm system extends to charleston, south carolina. we could see gusty winds and isolated tornadoes. a pretty big storm surge, too. back behind the cold front to the north, temperatures dropping
low humid good wednesday morning, everyone. a mild and muggy start today. tracking showers, a lot looser strength heading into southern new england. i cannot rule out a passing showers and sprinkles the seven. temperatures mid to upper 80s today, scattered showers and storms room. tr that's your latest forecast. savannah? >> announcer: design your life on "today" is sponsored by the 2017 ford fusion, the beauty of a well made choice. >> all right, dylan. thanks. this morning on design your life, keeping your kids organized as they head back to
elizabeth mayhew has creative simple diy solutions. good morning. >> good morning. >> you have awesome helpers we'll meet as we go along here. organization is really important as kids go back to school. >> super important. one of my kids is in college and one is in high school. time management, finding what they need when they need it, all important. these are fun ideas that if they make them and get involved they will be more apt to use them. if the kids don't have anything to do in theew to school here are the projects. >> we have addy here. what are we making? >> i took cereal boxes, paper towel and toilet paper holders covered in fun duct tape. we can make a desk organizer. >> cute. >> started with a wood placard you can get at a craft store, painted it and cover the boxes
and durable. all you do is glue gun once they are finished, i glue gun it to the placard and make a desk organizer. >> it was great with the pencil and pen. where do you get this? >> at the craft store. there is camo, fun graphics, florals. the kid can customize it in his or her favorite colors and load it up with the desk supplies. hopefully they will use them. >> exactly. when they do their i like that. >> she just continues to do that. glue them dund she's good. you can put your pencils in there. >> what's jackson working on? >> you're going to do what i showed you. do a little weaving here. this is a pencil case. i think this is a great gift to give to your teacher on the first day of school. it is the easiest thing in the world. just take a piece of felt. these are precut you can get at
cut six slits. we started three or so inches from the side. you don't want to go straight through. you weave in and out of the strips. that's all i do. >> it's a pencil holder. >> there is no sewing. just basically cutting involved. i did put a ribbon closure on it which i tacked down with thread. you keep doing and when you go to finish it you roll it up like so and give it a tie. it's good to go. it's a nice little present you can put it in your backpack. >> pens, paint brushes, who knows? >> whatever you want. felt is so easy to work with because you just cut it. >> good job, jackson. he's weaving away. >> a good weaver. >> grace, what's going on? >> i have to say this is a knife
i found this through a blogger called thrift diving.com. i want to give her credit. cover the top with contact paper, take a grill and drill holes, okay? those holes will be perfect for a crayon to fit in. do the holes where the knife slots are already. >> get it started and momnd >> you could probably drill fine. all you do is paint it. and then use washy tape, an easy to use japanese tape that allows you to cover the different holes so you don't see the slats. then buy these electrical clips. you can see here i made two little holes which i will take and screw that on.
brushes, whatever it is. it is a great crayon craft station. also good for younger kids. an older sister can do it for a younger sister. >> i love that. >> last but not least. >> getting dressed in the morning can be stressful for moms yelling at the kids. so i took cardboard and went ahead and ordered from a company called sticker you.com. i ordered cd stickers. you can do several on a >> that's clever! >> it's like when you go to the store. kids know this is what i'm wearing monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday. then by the weekend you throw a bunch in there. and icons for kids so they are easy to get. put in your eicon and they iron onto a box. >> i'm taking these. they are so cute. great ideas. coming up next, here is a
we are going up in smoke with the mad science experiments on the plaza. first, this is "today" on nbc. no tamins there, harold. harold: oh, i'm stocking up before kelly ayotte gets her way on medicare. norman: what do you mean? harold: well, she wants to privatize medicare, turn it into a voucher program that'll cost families big time. norman: uhhh... the vitamins? harold: gotta keep my family strong because ayotte also wants to raise the medicare eligibility age. norman: ohhh... i think maybe i'll pick up a few too. narrator: tell kelly ayotte: oppose medicare privatization.
welcome back to our lab. we are gearing up here. as students across the country head back to school we wanted to have fun and test our scientific knowledge. >> fun inta host of the youtube channel nickopedia is here to teach us lessons. nick, good to see you. >> good morning. >> is this necessary? >> absolutely. it's going to get crazy. >> you have four science questions to ask us and you will show us the answers. what's first? >> first, can you walk on water? naturally you would think you can only do that with magic. today we are doing it with science. >> or if you are jesus.
liquid. it is a solid and a liquid at the same time. do you think you could run across this? >> it's shining -- >> it looks -- >> smack it, touch it, hold it. >> there is no way you are going to be on top of this. >> it looks like a liquid. you can grab it. >> i will say, no, i don't think you can walk across it. >> hold my >> i'm sinking. >> you have to move. >> you were on top of it. >> i can go backwards. >> do the monwalk. >> cool. >> what's it feel like? >> do you sink if you stop? >> it's like quicksand. >> we'll move on. >> we'll come back to you. don't worry.
>> all right! she made it! >> what's the second question? >> the next one is can water protect you from a fireball? this one's dicey. >> we all signed a release. >> we're with child. >> we want to make sure you don't burn your hair off. >> oh! >> okay. we'll -- in this balloon is methane. hold it like a bag pipe. one under the arm like this. there you go. >> good luck, matt. love you. >> right or left-handed? >> take off the left glove. >> take it off -- >> you said gloves were important. >> if you're left-handed we want to make sure you can use it later in life for whatever. >> okay. >> push this off so we get a stream there.
go ahead and squeeze it. take your hand out. make bubbles. they will continue to make bubbles. pull your hand out more. we want it to look like this. make more bubbles. with this hand, put these down. we don't need these anymore. >> this is going to be or your shirt. >> >> why are you leaning way back. >> okay. that's pretty good. now scoop some of the bubbles in your hand like this. >> i'm waiting for your hand to explode. >> whoa, whoa, whoa.
>> did it feel hot? >> could you do that out of your mouth? drink it? >> all right. next one for savannah. >> matt is on fire. >> we have two chemicals here. hydrogen peroxide and potatoes iodide. we'll get a giant reaction when we mix them. this is not the same -- >> dump this in there. >> it looks like chardonnay. >> don't drink it. >> okay. >> this is you. carson, you're on this one. we have three different containers. we'll probably get a different reaction. >> we'll do what carson did. >> dump it in and back away. here we go. one, two, three. back away. >> that's awesome! >> that's awesome.
>> that's amazing. >> should we tell people, do not do this at home. >> the hydrogen is 35%. that's seven times more of the reaction. >> why did we end with that one? there's one more. >> carson and me, i think. >> what we have here is ten liters of liquid nitrogen which is negative 321 below here. we'll mix them. what could go wrong? >> you need that and a blast shield over there. >> blast shield. >> now we're getting somewhere. >> can we have the blast shields, please? >> what happens is the water mixes with liquid nitrogen you have a reaction. it instantly condenses into a cloud. but how big of a cloud will it make? >> this is going to be more
>> do we need a blast shield? >> you're good. maybe further back. >> okay. >> we should all be like here. you're taller than i am. bring it up over your head and down. >> can i say something what's fun to look at? siri is going, go ahead! >> just dump it in or pour it? >> dump it in there. >> i'm going to back away. >> oh, >> get it all in there at the same time. >> oh, my gosh! >> that's awesome. [ applause ] >> it doesn't even matter what the science is. it's just plain fun. >> why didn't we start the show with this?
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all right. we're back with more garden on the go recipes. ever since our mobile of the white house kitchen garden arrived on the plaza we have been harvesting fresh ingredients for summer meals. today siri daly of siriously delicious.com joins us. do you know what she said to me? well, now this is going to be boring. >> i feel like i can throw vegetables in the air. look at carson. he's still wearing it. >> it's my wifing cooking. you never know.
roasting eggplant, bell pepper and zucchini. then a strawberry and tomato salsa. >> where do we start? >> we have olive oil, garlic and cumin, salt and pepper to marinate the vegetables. that's it. just whisk that up. >> were you at all ner vus when the explosion happened? >> it was amazing. >> he can handle it. >> we are going to toss that all in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes. you could grill them if you wanted. >> you want them softer and easier to digest. >> this is how we slice up the eggplant. very simple. cube it like this. i make carson do the spaghetti squash at home. he loves eggplant. >> it's not his favorite. >> i prefer steak when possible. >> see how simple it is?
>> now the strawberry and tomato salsa. the strawberries give it a nice sweet tang. >> they look good. >> we have tomatoes, strawberries, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro. >> okay. >> that's fresh lime juice and olive oil. >> perfect. >> you can season it to taste with salt and pepper. >> that's it? that's all that's in there? >> that's it. my kids could do that. >> simple. do you use the soft shells or you can do either. grilling them is key. it gives it a nice smoky flavor. >> little olive oil on there? >> little olive oil. a couple minutes per side and then we can build the tacos. we have cotija cheese. >> does carson make dagwood tacos? >> he probably put steak in
the garden to go brought a freshness to the meals that's noticeable. >> do you think my kids will miss the meat? >> i don't think so. especially when you get -- >> carson's going, i don't know. >> yeah. >> you could add chicken. >> or mushrooms, protein. >> go ahead. a little of anything i want? >> exactly. this is the bell pepper, zucchini and the salsa is great for chicken, fish if you want to add meat. on the side with guacamole. >> what do you think? >> delicious. >> it's great. >> if you couldn't find the cotija cheese could you use feta? >> you could, or queso fresco. >> and meat.
completely different? >> optional. the viewers choose. >> you could add mad science to the recipe. >> savannah, you do the teaser. i'm going to dive? >> johnny, come over. matt lauer. siri, thanks. >> all you have to do is sign up for the today food newsletter or text food to 66866. let's get a close up of mr. daly here eating. there he is. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. new hampshire college students are packing their backpacks and heading back to school. and thanks to kelly ayotte,
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