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good morning. breaking news. violent protests erupt in charlotte overnight after another deadly police shooting. demonstrators vandalizing cars, truc a closing down an interstate. at least 12 officers injured in clashes. we're there live. motivated by hate. the first terror charges are brought against bombing suspect ahmad rahami. the fbi tracks down rahami's wife overseas. what she's saying to investigators. in the hot seat.
grilling on capitol hill today over the skyrocketing cost of that life-saving medication. lawmakers demanding answers but can they do anything to reverse the price hike? and bombshell breakup. hollywood reacts to the surprising news to the split of angelina jolie and brad pitt. so what's next for them, their six children and their reported $400 million fortune. today, wednesday, september >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. it's another busy news morning. let's get right to that breaking news down in charlotte, north carolina. protests over a deadly police-involved shooting there setting off a wave of angry protests.
latest for us. chris, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. the scene here far different than what it was just a few short hours ago. protesters remained on the streets into the wee hours of the early morning following the shooting of an african-american man that police say was armed and dangerous. but family members say was disabled and carrying nothing more than a book. charlotte, north carolina. after a 43-year-old black man was fatally shot by police at an apartment complex. >> we got shots fired. one suspect down, legacy court. all officers 10-4, one suspect down. >> reporter: authorities say officers were trying to serve a warrant to a different man tuesday afternoon when they encountered keith lamont scott, who they say was armed.
the scene as well. made some imminent threat to them. because of that, at least one of our officers fired rounds at the subject, shooting him. >> reporter: news of scott's death spread quickly, sparking protests near the site of the shooting. >> no justice, no peace. >> reporter: demonstrators faced off with police wearing riot gear. >> why do you have a gas mask? >> reporter: clashing with officers. >> they're jumping on top of cars, stoppin t blocked. we're going to need units down here, really quick. >> reporter: members of scott's family told local news outlets that he was not armed. instead they say he had been clutching a book while waiting to pick up a child after school. a woman who's been identified as a family member of the victim had this to say. >> he didn't have no gun. he wasn't messing with nobody. they jumped out their trucks, they said hands up. he got a gun, he got a gun.
that's it. >> reporter: officials say at least a dozen officers suffered nonlife-threatening injuries during the protest. now, that was a street sweeper that just came by a few moments ago cleaning up some of the debris, the rocks and the bottles left over from the overnight protests. now, the police officer who shot scott was identified tuesday afternoon -- tuesday night, i should say, as brentley vinson, the two-year veteran of the african-american. has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. back to you. >> chris clackum down in charlotte for us this morning. thank you very much. another big story we're following, federal terror charges have been filed against the suspect in those bombings and bombing attempts here in new york and new jersey. this as his personal journal reveals much more about a possible motive in the case. let's begin our coverage with nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer.
morning. that new criminal complaint says the fbi began watching ahmad rahami the day after the first bombing. it says that he was worried he would be captured before he could, quote, carry off his jihad. this as he faces new criminal charges. today ahmad rahami is charged with using weapons of mass destruction in the bombing of public places. new details emerging from his criminal complaint. the fbi says rahami bombs in june, buying some items on ebay under his own names. the day of the bombings rahami drove himself into manhattan through the lincoln tunnel. the ied injured approximately 31 people in new york. one victim had to have multiple ball bearings removed from her body. after a shootout with police, investigators say they found a
killed with anti-american sentiments. the government continue your slaughter against -- he also praised osama bin laden and anwar al awlaki. the journal ends with god willing, the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. gunshots to your police, death to your oppression. tuesday rahami's father, mohammed, con the fbi in 2014. a neighbor told police mohammed called his son a terrorist after ahmad stabbed his brother in a fight. he said he was just angry and had no reason to think his son was a terrorist. with the officers rahami is accused of wounding now rye leased from the hospital -- >> how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling like i got shot in the head.
>> reporter: investigators are looking into his frequent visits to pakistan and afghanistan. he got married and his wife was granted a visa to enter the u.s. overseas she's been questioned by investigators in the united arab emirates, denying any prior knowledge of the attack. >> we have nothing to indicate at this point that she's involved. >> reporter: this morning a clearer picture of the suspect. one investigators paint as the criminal complaint also says rahami watched jihad videos from his social media account and added that a family member took cell phone video of him inside his backyard using incendiary devices. back to you. >> all right, thank you. nbc news analyst juan serrati served as a national security advisor under president george w. bush.
>> we talked about this question whether he acted alone or had help. we're 24 hours further into this right now. based on what you heard or read, are you moving in any direction on that? >> it's clear that there's more suspicion around the family, especially given the information about the video taken at the hom two days prior to the attack which seems to be some sort of test of the incendiary device. that raises questions whether the family knew more as we talked about yesterday that this was not a hermit terrorist. this is an individual still living with his family and not hiding his views in some ways so there are more questions no doubt for the family both abroad and here at home. >> as you say that, we know there was tension between the son and the father. knowing about unusual activity is different than helping someone. >> absolutely right. we've got to be very careful about that. but no doubt authorities are looking very closely at the
these terrorists even if family members aren't aware sometimes have social networks of some sort that are su pouring their cause. so we have to be careful about the lone wolf narrative and mythology because often these are individuals that do have some degree of support. >> we now know, juan, that there was contact with this individual in the sense of talking to the family members after a report about a domestic violence incident, checking databases, the fbi said it did a an investigation. the fbi never spoke to rahami himself. understanding that it is easy to have 20/20 hindsight, does that seem like an oversight now? >> well, given what's happened, it does. it seems like talking to him would have been helpful, perhaps checking into his travel records more deeply would have helped as well. the fbi in some ways is whipsawed, though, because they are charged with not only trying
have to protect constitutional rights. their guidelines require them to close investigations and these preliminary investigations if there is not evidence that raises suspicions. so they can't just keep lists of people that are potentially problematic. they have to have a reason for that and that really binds what the fbi can do. >> juan, thank you very much. >> thank you, matt. we move to politics now. 48 days till the election if clinton will deliver an address in orlando today laying out her plan for what the campaign is calling an inclusive economy. >> donald trump is holding a rally in toledo, ohio, one of the battleground states he's visited most since securing the republican information. our latest data shows clinton outspending her rival by a 5-1 margin. to date the clinton campaign poured more than $96 million into ads during this general
trump's campaign just over $17 million. peter alexander is here in new york covering it all. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. we're now just five days away from that crucial first presidential debate. this morning donald trump is fighting back against tough new questions about his charitable foundation and whether it violated laws that prohibit nonprofit leaders from using charity money to benefit themselves or their businesses. under scrutiny again this morning, donald trump's charitable da democrat, telling nbc news he's looking into whether trump used money from the charity to pay for his own legal settlements. "the washington post" reporting trump spent $258,000 to settle various lawsuits. that includes a deal with a golfer who made a million dollar hole in one during a charity tournament at one of trump's courses but later settled for $158,000 because of a rules dispute. that payment reportedly coming not from a business or personal
>> instead of those businesses paying money, trump had his charity pay money. that's against the rules if you use your charity's money to pay off debts your businesses have incurred. >> reporter: "the post" also reporting this 4-foot tall portrait of trump was purchased with $10,000 of charity money. overnight the trump campaign responding, accusing "the post" of getting their facts wrong but not identifying a single example, adding there was not and could not be any intent or to make improper payments. >> i mean honestly, places like afghanistan are safer than some of our inner cities. >> reporter: mocking hillary clinton for taking a day off the trail, tweeting sleep well, hillary, see you at the debates. in fact clinton spent the day working, hosting a counterterrorism call with national security advisers. meanwhile donald trump jr. is still under fire for a tweet comparing refugees to poisoned candy.
>> if we had a bowl of skittles on this table and three of the thousand were poisonous, would you take from the bowl? >> reporter: twitter igniting with outrage including this photo of a young syrian refugee. mike pence responding with nbc's kelly o'donnell. >> i think what's insensitive is to turn a blind eye to policies that are very likely compromising the safety and security of the american people. >> reporter: the campaign blame the firestorm on people who would rat correct than safe, praising don jr. as a tremendous asset. ironically according to the bbc this morning, the british man who took that original photo, that image of the bowl of skittles used in donald trump jr.'s tweet was himself a refugee. matt and savannah. >> thank you. we told you about those violent demonstrations in charlotte overnight. protests are also growing over yet another fatal police shooting, this one of an unarmed
janet, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. these videos have touched a nerve well beyond tulsa. they are sparking frustration and anger all across the country. and now this morning for the first time, we are hearing the officer's side of the story. protests in tulsa, as a wave of outrage grows this morning over the death of terence crutcher. >> why is he being treated like a criminal when he's done nothing wrong. >> reporter: vid unarmed father of four with his hands in the air being shot by officer betty shelby stirring anger. from the campaign trail where hillary clinton tweeted this should be intolerable. and basketball player dwyane wade posting we must show our strength as a black community more. >> shots fired! >> reporter: crutcher was tasered by one officer and shot by another. for more than two minutes, no one goes to check on him. he died later at the hospital.
tiffany. >> the excessive force and all of that is just uncalled for when someone's hands are up. and that's what happened. >> reporter: this morning, officer betty shelby's side of the story from her attorney. >> she became concerned about him reaching for his left pocket, despite being commanded not to. >> reporter: according to a report in the "tulsa world" citing the lead investigator on the case, a vial of pcp was found in crutcher's vehicle. crutcher that is true, it's no justification for deadly force. >> this was an unjustified killing. the position of the family is resolution on this matter. >> reporter: unlike what we saw in charlotte last night, the protests here have been peaceful, but they come amid calls from terence crutcher's family for charges to be filed against that officer. matt and savannah. >> janet, thank you.
it has led the u.n. to suspend all aid deliveries there. the obama administration is now blaming russia for the bombing. here is nbc's bill neely. >> reporter: good morning, matt and savannah. there have been more bitter exchanges between the u.s. and russia over this, one of the worst incidents of this long war, the destruction of that aid convoy. here in syria today, not a single piece of aid has got through to the hundreds of thousands of people who desperately aid convoys have been fired on before in syria, but never like this. food, clothes and medical supplies for 78,000 people targeted. aid workers killed. it was hit just 30 minutes after the latest cease-fire ended. >> more than 20 vehicles, 20 trucks -- >> reporter: u.s. officials have told reuters that two russian warplanes were above the convoy
the white house blames russia. >> there only could have been two entities responsible, either the seyrian regime or the russin government. >> reporter: russia says it didn't do it and claims syrian warplanes can't fly at night. moscow concedes it was tracking the convoy with a drone and blames this rebel vehicle carrying a heavy weapon. the u.n. says it knew the area wasn't safe to the clearly marked convoy. >> if this attack was deliberate, it could well amount to a war crime. >> reporter: more air strikes are now killing and injuring and a merciless war is dragging on. while it may be difficult to prove who did this and reports this morning of another attack on a medical clinic here aleppo killing four workers. rebels blaming an air strike. the cease-fire here is history.
mr. roker here with a first check of the weather. >> there's some severe weather in the upper midwest and flood watches involved. you can see heavy thunderstorms moving between minneapolis and green bay. flood watches in effect today. six million people. rainfall rates 1 to 2 inches per hour. there's a risk of strong storms from omaha, minneapolis, all the way to we could be looking at hail, some ind wiwind, even a risk fo flooding. we are talking about areas picking up 3 to 4 but locally up to 6 inches of rain. with the ground saturated from heavy rains, we could be looking
>> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. do have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning. that will yield to mostly sunny skies. warm afternoon. low to mid-80s. temperatures along the coastline may fall back with the sea breeze kicking in.th once again. we feel summertime warmth. lower to middle 80s. fall officially arriving at 10:21 with the equinox. won't feel that way during the afternoon. won't feel that way for the tailgate. beautiful weather at jilt tomorrow evening. seven-day forecast features much cooler weather over the >> and that's your latest weather. guys. >> just ahead, a showdown overthe skyrocketing price of
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off. 56 in norwood. you folks have some locally dense fog across the vineyard. visible any boston just fine. once we shake off some low clouds and fog, we do expect mostly sunny skies and a warm afternoon, although sea breezes kick in along the coast. low 80s today. mid-80s tomorrow despite it being cooler over the weekend. >> sarah: chris, thank you. a violent night in boston as police investigate three separate shootings, including one that was deadly. officers say a man was killed in investigators have not made an arrest in that case. in closing arguments will be made in peter castillo's murder trial. investigators say he shot and killed stephen perez in boston's theater district four years ago.
. 7:30 wednesday morning, the 21st of september, 2016. you wave hello and we'll wave hello right along. >> good to have everyone along. let's take a look at some headlines right now. fatal police shooting in charlotte sparks violent protests overnight. at least 12 officers were injured. fires were set on an interstate. tear gas was used to disperse the crowd. the demonstration came hours after they were searching for a suspect. >> at this point all we know is they're in the apartment complex
gets out with a weapon. they engage him and one of the officers felt a lethal threat and fired his weapon. >> the officer who opened fire is on administrative leave as that shooting is being investigated. federal terrorism charges have now been filed against ahmad rahami, the man accused of the weekend bombing attacks in new york and new jersey. the fbi has interviewed rahami's wife in the united arab of her husband's plans. hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail after taking tuesday off. she has events planned in florida, while donald trump will be holding rallies in the state of ohio. today's campaign moment, a tweet from donald trump that turned internet users into historians. he said hillary clinton is trying to steal his idea of holding rallies in front of airplanes. here's what he tweeted.
in fact, however, politicians have been doing this for decades. twitter dug up and posted numerous examples, everybody from president obama, mccain, kerry, bush, reg an, kennedy. one tweeted out a photo of eisenhower doing it back in 1953. >> so there you go. >> there's the campaign moment. now to the breakup that a lot of people are talking about, angelina jolie filing for divorce from brad pitt. this morning both actors are speaking out about t natalie is out in los angeles with more on this. natalie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt. in the world of a-lists, brad and angelina were in a league of their own. but after 12 years and six children together, brangelina is no more. on monday, just weeks after their two-year wedding anniversary, angelina jolie filed for divorce from brad pitt. in court papers obtained by nbc
differences and asked for sole physical custody of the couple's six kids with pitt granted visitation. she will always do what's best for her children. >> brad and angelina both came into the marriage with very different ideas of parenting. over the years they would tell people one of them was very strict and the other was very soft. and so parenting, it's safe to say, a pretty intense negotiation atme spotted together in l.a. in july met in 2003 on the set of "mr. & mrs. smith." >> on a scale of how happy are you as a couple? >> 10 being perfectly happy and 1 being miserable? >> reporter: when pitt was married to jennifer aniston. both denied allegations of an affair. >> do i need to defend that i'm a decent woman? i sure hope i don't.
three biological children later, the couple finally tied the knot in 2014, jolie painting a picture of domestic bliss to tom brokaw. >> it was just a feeling of security and comfort that we always had but that recommitting after ten years of being together, not because we had to but because we were absolutely sure we felt that much of a family. >> reporter: but recently rumors of marital strife. tabloids allege drugs and alcohol and had an extramarital affair. >> both sides say there was no truth to rumors that there was infidelity or substance abuse. brad made it really clear that his focus is on the kids. i think he's very worried right now about his access to the kids. >> reporter: actor and friend of the form el couple, george clooney, reacting in an interview with cnn. >> it's an unfortunate story about a family.
>> reporter: jolie is not seeking any spousal or child support. we'll have much more on this coming up on "access hollywood." >> lisa bloom will look into this for us. >> a little queasy to talk about this, to be perfectly honest, because nobody knows what happened over than those two and perhaps their kids. also, lisa, isn't it true that a lot of information that comes outn is put there so that leverage can be gained either to get a settlement or to gain some advantage in court? >> absolutely, that's very common. however, in miss jolie's defense, she's not asking for spousal support or child support, just sole physical custody of those children. >> let's talk about that. is that unusual? with the typical disposition be you share physical custody and
normal to say i am entitled to sole physical custody of my clients. >> this is how the case is going to turn out. you're going to get 50-50 legal and physical custody. you're both going to share the important decisions about the kids and you're going to get roughly 50-50 time with the kids unless, unless there is abuse or new governor-ele neglect and that's not alleged here. a s have from ms. jolie is she feels this is in the best interests of the children. >> do we know about prenup? >> we don't know. it would shock me that a couple with this level of earnings does not have a prenup but a lot of people go into marriage without one. >> they have been married two years, legally married. they were together about a decade. when you start looking into the division of assets and you're trying to do a divorce proceeding, do you look at that whole period of time, the ten years, or just the time of the
the legal marriage is irrelevant. they both are the parents and have rights to visitation and custody. when it comes to property, marriage is very significant. all of the property gained during the marriage will be split roughly 50-50 unless there is that prenup. >> we keep talking about the kids, the kids, the kids. there are six children here, and i think for their sake we have to be very careful about what we say. >> and from all they say, they want what's best for those kids. let's get a check of the weather now from al. really warm weather to talk about as we get into the latter part of the week. widespread warmth with fall starting thursday at 10:21 a.m. tomorrow. look at these temperatures over the next several days. it will be in the 90s in st. louis, upper 80s knoxville, d.c. the upper 80s, jacksonville upper 80s and as we get out west, here's where the chill comes in. here's where we start to feel a little bit more fall-like. look at these temperatures,
in denver. albuquerque, temperatures in the upper 70s. that's more like it and it starts to make its way east toward the weekend. >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. do have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning. that will yield to mostly sunny skies. warm afternoon. low to mid-80s. temperatures along the coastline may fall back with the sea breeze kicking in. the sunshine prevails tomorrow once again. we feel summertime warmth. lower to middle 80s. fall officially arriving at won't feel that way during the afternoon. won't feel that way for the tailgate. beautiful weather at jilt tomorrow evening. seven-day forecast features much get that weather any time you need it, check out the weather channel on cable. coming up, how the family of jonbenet ramsey is fighting back after a review of evidence in the murder mystery for a tv show points the finger at her
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tom costello has been covering this story and is on capitol hill this morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is all the more awkward because the ceo's father is a united states senator from west virginia. but she is expected to tell congress the reason the epipen is so expensive is because of the money they put into redesigning the epipen and the company has no plans to cut the price. perhaps the most scorned ceo of the year will today face the scorn of congress. >> no one is than me. >> reporter: so far only once has mylan's ceo faced tough questions on camera over the dramatic price increases for the epipen, going from less than $100 to more than $600 just as her compensation took off. >> you're making $18 million a year. you understand how that looks. >> brian, look, i understand better than anyone that facts are inconvenient to headlines. >> reporter: and this morning
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>> this is news now. >> sarah: good morning, everybody. 7:57 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over to chris lambert with a check on your forecast. >> chris: sunshine and wispy clouds over the city. 63 in norwood. 58 in bedford. we do have some patches of fog that will continue to burn off as we go through the morning, otherwise becoming sunny with thin clouds mixed in to filter out the sun at times but not completely. upper 70s coast. lower to mid-80s inland. mild tomorrow. we're talking about game time temperatures even in the evening run booing the 70s at gillette. and then look at the change-up over the weekend. back into the 60s. >> sarah: all right. now for you top stories, police are investigating three separate shootings in boston, including one that was deadly.
so far no arrests have been made. a two-year-old boy is recovering this morning after being hit by a car in brockton. it happened on market street late last night. he was airlifted to the hospital. police say the driver remained at the scene and has not been charged. we're back in 25 minutes with another update. hope to see you then. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i know more about isis then the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a
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>> blake shelton tries to use his girl friend to snag a contestant on "the voice." did it work? today, september 21, 2016. good morning, bismarck, north dakota! >> good morning to all of our friends in birmingham, alabama. >> hello, wisconsin. go pack, go! >> hello to michigan. >> hey mom, back in texas, thanks so much for watching my dogs while i'm in new york. >> we should be teaching but we're playing hooky on the "today" show. we're back now, 8:00 on a wednesday morning. it's the 21st day of september, 2016. it's a nice day here in new york city.
>> we've got a beautiful morning. just ahead jill martin is here with a great "steals and deals." oh, she's in the bathtub. we'll have actually a lot of different items that will help make your beauty routine more affordable. >> we'll all be a part of that in some way. before we get to that, let's get a check of the morning's top stories. it is time for the news at 8:00. >> reporter: now to the latest on the terror investigation. i'm elizabeth, new jersey, where federal investigators say they began watching their suspect here at his family home the day after the bombing. now they want to know if he had any help. ahmad rahami hit with federal charges, including the use of a weapon of mass destruction. in this criminal complaint just filed, new insight into the terror he's accused of spreading from new jersey -- >> everybody get off of this
manhattan propelling this 100-pound dumpster more than 120 feet. 31 people injured in the blast. some hit with ball bearings and shrapnel. the complaint also painting a dark picture of rahami, revealing his social media revealed extremist content. after monday's shootout and arrest, police recovered a handwritten journal in his possession anti-american sentiments. it said he praised al qaeda leaders, osama bin laden and anwar al awlaki as well as the ft. hood shooter who shot and killed 13 people in 2009. it ends, the fbi says, with cod willing, the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. gunshots to your police. death to your oppression. according to the criminal complaint. rahami began ordering material
of the investigators are also looking into the 28-year-old's multiple visits to pakistan and afghanistan. a senior law enforcement official telling nbc news his pakistani wife, who was overseas during the attacks, was questioned in the united arab emirates. she tells the fbi she knew nothing about her husband's plans. >> what did you tell them? >> reporter: tuesday rahami's father, mohammednf a neighbor telling police he called his son a terrorist after ahmad stabbed his brother during a fight. mohammed rahami later told the fbi he was just angry and had no reason to think his son was a terrorist. two years later, investigators say this was his jihad. what federal officials still don't know is where those bombs were made. they say there is no trace they
home just behind me. matt. >> all right, miguel, thank you very much. in the meantime the mayor of charlotte, north carolina, appealing for calm following a night of street protests that turned violent. demonstrators gathered after a police officer shot and killed 43-year-old keith scott while looking for a different person with an outstanding warrant. officials say scott had stepped out of a car holding a gun. his family denies that he was armed. protesters blocked a highway, some rocks were thrown at patrol police responded with tear gas. at least 12 officers were treated for minor injuries. samsung is promising to have enough galaxy note 7 phones to replace half of those covered in a massive recall. the rest should arrive by the end of the month. many owners have traded in their phones for other models. the consumer product safety commission recalled 1 million of those smartphones because the
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attention these days. >> joe fryer has more. what's going on? >> reporter: first the o.j. simpson story inspired a new crop of programs, now the mystery surrounding jonbenet ramsey's murder is getting a lot of attention on tv with two programs drawing two very different conclusions about what happened. this morning, the ramsey family attorney is fighting back, promising to file a lawsuit against one of those shows. as the 20-year anniversary of jonbenet ramsey's death draws closer, the unsolved case generating a wave of renewed interest and controversy. on cbs a two-night series called "the case of jonbenet ramsey" brought together a team of investigators, including the chief investigator for the boulder district attorney at the time of the murder. they spent months digging into the evidence and conclude with a theory point a finger at the girl's 9-year-old brother, burke. >> i think burke was upset with circumstances or christmas presents, he probably would have
after anger he may have struck her with na flashlight. >> i think we all agree on that. >> yes. >> yes. >> reporter: that theory is drawing the ire of burke's attorney who plans to sue for defamation, something he did successfully more than 15 years ago. in a statement he said no fair-minded person can condone this false and heinous television attack by cbs on a young man for ratings and profits. in response, cbs says it stands by the broadcast and in court. >> i did not kill my daughter, jonbenet. >> i did not have anything to do with it. >> reporter: the ramseys have always maintained their innocence and burke was exonerated by authorities in 1999. still, with the anniversary looming, knowing so many tv programs would surface, burke wanted to get his story out. he broke his silence for the first time during an interview that aired on "dr. phil." >> there still are people that
>> yes. >> what do you say about that? >> look at the evidence or the lack thereof. >> reporter: earlier this month in a documentary on a & e called "the killing of jonbenet, the truth uncovered," experts offered another theory that dna evidence points to an intruder, not someone from the ramsey family. >> i think the unescapable conclusion is that an unidentified male committed this crime. as soon as there's a hit, he will be nailed and that will >> reporter: bottom line, nearly 20 years later, no solid answers and still a number of conflicting theories. the boulder police department says the case remains open and a couple detectives do still receive information on a regular basis. back to you guys. >> joe fryer, thank you. let's take a turn now. al is here with a check of the weather. >> let's see what's happening. we've got the ghost of julia still hanging off the east coast, remnants of payne pushing
near minneapolis and just to the west of chicago. could be some airport delays later this morning. afternoon highs 90s into the mid-section of the country from the gulf coast. humidity levels high here in the northeast so it will feel even warmer than the 80s that are predicted. those strong storms, possible flooding from minneapolis, minnesota, all the way into central wisconsin. some showers along the central florida coast. look for that rain lingering in the southeast and some gusty showers through the southwest. that's what's going o >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. do have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning. that will yield to mostly sunny skies. warm afternoon. low to mid-80s. temperatures along the coastline may fall back with the sea breeze kicking in. the sunshine prevails tomorrow once again. we feel summertime warmth. lower to middle 80s. fall officially arriving at 10:21 with the equinox. won't feel that way during the afternoon. won't feel that way for the tailgate. beautiful weather at jilt tomorrow evening.
>> and that's your latest weather. savannah. >> thank you so much. let's find what's trending today. let us start with the awkward moment in the wake of the brangelina news. how sad will you be not to say brangelina anymore? you know what, getting that out of the vocabulary is hard. george clooney just happened to be at the u.n. when the story broke so it fell to cnn's richard ross to ask him about it. >> it's a big story. you're friends with both of them. your thoughts, any thoughts, she's a humanitarian, angelina, and your friend brad. >> what happened? >> they're divorcing. >> i didn't know that. i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and unfortunate for a family, an unfortunate story about a family.
>> our hearts go out to richard ross here. first of all, he had to ask clooney about it. clooney clearly hadn't heard the news. also he is a seasoned correspondent, covers the wars in iraq and afghanistan, the berlin wall and then he finds himself having to ask -- >> in an unenviable position. >> and he did it well. >> who it was more awkward for actually. >> hearts go out to both. >> was all right. so you've always asked what is the happiest song in the world. you've always asked that. >> i've wondered. >> now we have an answer to that question and it comes from science. researchers at the university of missouri studied 126 songs from the last 50 years and came up with a specific formula. yes, carson, an algorithm that took into things like beats per minute, lyrics. what's the happiest song in the world?
any other guesses before we get to the answer? it was "don't stop me now" by queen. >> what? i don't even know that song. ? >> what? >> what do you mean what? that is the happiest song in the world. >> you've got to be kidding. >> why is the happiest song in the world making al so happy? >> what's your happiest songn >> "wake me up before you go go". >> my changes every week but the song "me too," -- >> what's your happy song? >> i go with "rubber band man" by the spinners. i love that, it makes me smile. >> what's yours, savannah? >> well, i like that coldplay
>> carson? >> "beautiful day" by u2 always makes me feel good, happy. >> 126 songs in 50 years? >> it's a new algorithm, okay? >> what an odd number. >> the algorithm is very picky. they say there's nothing sweeter than a mother's love. that was on display yesterday during a baseball game. here is the orioles first baseman making his major league a home run. look at mom. look at mom. she had the best reaction. the shock, the disbelief written all over her face. by the way, she's a lifelong orioles fan so of course that makes it even better, and she got to keep the ball. so cute. >> she was a little too surprised like she didn't believe her son could hit it out. >> always looking for the dark side.
stephen colbert's guest last night and shared her impression of her husband. have a look. >> malia will start it because she usually asks the serious question. dad, tell us about your day. and what about that conversation on global warming. and barack -- sasha and i are like oh, god, no, don't get him started. and he said well, i'm glad you asked that. let me just -- let me just answer that in three points. one, and then 1a and then 1a and b and sasha and i are like, oh! >> mrs. obama also joking that her husband loves to hear gossip at the dinner table because, quote, he has no life, end quote. her words, not mine. all right. and to one hotel guest, rather unusual celebrity request. he reserved a room in california
room stash photos of jeff all over the room. he was kidding. but when the couple got to their room, look at what they found. photos of jeff goldbloom were everywhere, in the bathroom, by the bed, next to the phone, all over the room. the man and his girlfriend were indeed shocked but thankful for the incredible customer service. >> why didn't i think of that? >> there we go. finally to "the voice." we've got some pretty good talent this year but the coaches will obviously stop at not their team. miley cyrus using her godmother, dolly parton. last night blake shelton an artist who likes reggae music was leaning towards adam but blake brought up somebody close to his heart. >> maybe wondering how i can help you -- >> i'm wondering how you help him. >> i do have some serious connections in that reggae ska world these days. >> really?
>> yes, really. >> i think i'm going to have to pick blake over you. >> yes! >> i'm not afraid to say that i blade the gwen stefani card. i mean, hey, if you've got it, you've got to use it. >> that's right. and it worked. >> best season yet. this one of "the voice" is really awesome. >> good job, carson. >> thank you. now to our called cutting the fat today. we've tackled restrictive diets and high intensity workouts. this morning a look at fitness trackers. >> a lot of people wonder how accurate are they. our national correspondent decided to try them out. jeff, good morning. >> hey, guys, good morning to you. so many of us trying to hit that magic number of 10,000 steps every day. whether it's your smartphone counting your steps or a fitness tracker you wear on your wrist like this one, we expect them to get it right, down to the step,
they really? this morning i'm putting the most popular fitness trackers to the test. wait until you see the results. i'm going to get all my steps in today. who says you can't exercise at work? working up quite a little sweat here. i'm hitting the streets. stepping, stepping, stepping, and the hallways. fitness trackers on my phone and my wrist counting every step. but are they really accurate? first, we're going to test out the free fitness apps for your for iphones and google fit for android devices. i'm going to put both in my hand and go about my day. theoretically both devices should count the same number of steps. walking all over 30 rock. this is where i do all the editing. strolling to different floors. taking the apps everywhere. the cameraman is running now so i guess we're running. let's actually walk.
and the results are in. the iphone says i walked 3,140 steps. the google fit for android says i walked 3,036 steps. both apple and google telling nbc news they have no comment. remember, these are free apps on your phone. what if your actually spending money on those special fitness trackers. are those devices accurate? to find out, i'm wearing three fitness trackers on the same wrist. right the garmin vivo smart hr and this is the fitbit charge hr. let's see what happens and get to stepping. now i'm walking around new york city for more than an hour. oh, baby. ending up in central park. >> everybody is talking about them, everybody's wants one. >> we're going to see which one is the most accurate. >> fabulous. >> the fitbit says i walked 5,188 steps. check the garmin.
so a lot more. but the jawbone says i walked the most. a whopping 6,271 steps. so what are you supposed to believe? >> hop up onto the treadmill. >> to find out, i came here to the performance lab at new york's hospital for special surgery. that mask measures my calorie burn. my producers count 500 steps. >> 498, 500, jump off. >> i hop off to crunch the numbers on steps. the fitbit was the closest with 502. the garmin 520. and the jawbone, 559 steps. but the real headline here is the calories, right? we all want to know how many calories we burn. what is your the official number from your computer? >> 19.9 calories. >> northboune of them were clos.
calories. fitbit 67 cal reese, more than triple your number. the garmin was the highest, saying i burned 78 calories, nearly quadruple what i burned. >> the trackers are designed to motivate and encourage healthy lifestyles. garmin adding the position on the wrist matters if multiple devices were worn at the same time and whether it's on your dominant go for a walk, go for a jog but don't expect absolute precision from your fitness tracker. back to you devise. >> who wears a fitness tracker here? >> it comes with the ipod. >> on your wrist? >> huh-uh. >> you get the prize for the most steps. >> debra got me a treadmill desk so when i'm at my desk, i'm walking. >> so how many a day. >> between 15,000 and 20,000. >> that's just crazy.
steps a day and it's hard. i ask al and he's got 20,000. >> i'm in competition with my son, nick. he's got an apple watch too. >> i thought it was cool for a time. i would walk around my apartment to try to get 20 more steps to make it an even number. >> i like the fact that debra has the remote control of your treadmill. >> deb, deb, stop this crazy thing! >> just ahead "steals and deals"
>> this is 7news now. ism good wednesday morning, everybody. it's 8:27 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over the chris lambert now with a check of your forecast. in the city. 70s degrees. 60s in the suburbs. patches of fog burning off as we speak. sunshine filtered by some high clouds, especially across southern portions of southern new england this afternoon. but overall feeling like summer despite fall arriving. tomorrow temperatures in the 80s. did story over the weekend. good weather for apple picking. highs only in the 60s with a bit of a breeze. >> chris: now to our top stories. >> sarah: a violent night in boston as police investigate three separate shootings. one was deadly. officers say man was killed in
investigators have not made an arrest in this case. closing arguments will be made in peter castillo's murder trial. investigate, say the salem resident shot and killed 22-year-old steven perez in boston's theater district four years ago. perez was an army veteran who served in iraq and afghanistan. the family of lizzy mare yacht, who was raped and murdered in 2012, arguing at the new hampshire supreme court today to try and reverse an order to unseal records about her past sexual history. her murderer appeals his conviction. it's in direct opposition of the rape shield law to protect a victim's privacy. today in new england returns at 9:00. 9:00. we hope to see you then. you live a portable life. new dannon oikos nonfat yogurt drink fits right in it. with 10 grams of protein... and zero added sugar, zero artificial sweeteners, zero fat. just what you need to help keep you going. new oikos yogurt drink.
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today we are looking at wet weather. but the global temperature averages, this is the 16th consecutive month of record warm temperatures. as a whole, 2016 is on track to be the hottest year on record. so it has been a toasty one so far all around the globe. closer to home, it is way above normal. unseasonable heat along the gulf coast. heavy rain along the southeastern atlantic west is looking a little on the damp side ads well. tomorrow we expect to see showers starting to taper off. storms and some flooding possible in the upper mississippi river valley. heavy rain out through the intermountain region and heat and humidity in the middle >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. do have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning. that will yield to mostly sunny skies. warm afternoon. low to mid-80s. temperatures along the coastline may fall back with the sea
once again. we feel summertime warmth. lower to middle 80s. fall officially arriving at 10:21 with the equinox. won't feel that way during the afternoon. won't feel that way for the tailgate. beautiful weather at jilt tomorrow evening. seven-day forecast features much >> don't forget, go to weather channel on cable weather.com. today sirius sirius xm host. there you go, let's head back inside. >> i like that love is in the air. now to our special series "brain power," a look at how your brain could be making it harder for you to lose weight. >> maria shriver is back with us again. >> nice to seeing you all again. many people feel their eating
now a new study of the brain may offer them some relief and could explain why some people can't better control their eating. for myrtle green, food is her best friend and worst enemy. the 5'4" mom weighing up to 240 pounds, her overeating a compulsion. >> he started like, oh, god, did i eat that whole box of cookies? i actually blame myself because i felt like i didn't have from the table. >> but now new research suggests obese people's love affair with food may not be caused by lack of willpower but because their brains are wired differently. >> this study took four years. what's the word you would describe when you saw the results? >> shocking. >> in her study at the university of texas southwestern, dr. nancy pusaferi compared how the brains of 15
versus 15 obese women like myrtle after both had eaten an identical meal and reported being full. >> so these are the areas of the brain that receive that information about what's ple pleasurable. >> once the lean women were full, their brains showed no interest in food but brains of the obese women still lit up. >> it says if they haven't eaten at all, their brain is still revved up and driving them to eat. >> the obese subjects through weight loss surgery. six months after thinning down, she found their brain responses to food actually changed, looking more like the lean women's. but a year after surgery, their brains returned to craving food, even after the women were full. >> their brains started shifting back to their old stance. >> their old obese brain, so it started becoming their enemy again. >> yes.
weight off long term. myrtle, who was also in the study, lost 50 pounds with her surgery and says her yearning for sweets initially stopped. but a year later, they came back. >> i noticed that i still have the lust after certain foods. >> what is the message to people who are struggling with their weight? is it now that you have an excuse, sit back, it's okay? >> i think it's know that it's difft. but difficult. you can still lose weight, it's just going to take a tremendous effort. >> myrtle says knowing her brain is wired this way empowers her to take control. exercising more and weighing herself daily, to combat her mind's natural impulses. >> i must acknowledge that those brain patterns are there and with that knowledge work through it to do better.
researchers still don't know why the brains of some obese people are wired differently. is it genetic or does becoming overweight actually cause your brain to change? doctors hope to develop medicines to counteract these brain changes so they can actually treat obesity as a disorder of the brain, much like they do depression. that's where the doctor is saying is the future. >> i think this is really good because there are some people who write this off and look at someone who's extremely overweight and say that's willpower issue. but this looks right at biology. >> the doctor was saying when people would come in, they would say to her there's something in my brain, my brain is different, which is why they did the study. she said it turns out they're actually right so she's hoping people will be more compassionate. >> it's so fascinating. you think of everybody on that yo-yo diet and now it totally makes sense. >> she's saying don't use it as an excuse but for all of us to have a little bit more
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back now at 8:46. you know the saying you are what you eat? research now shows you can actually take that literally. so if you want t health, what should you be snacking on and what should you avoid? dr. frank lipman is the best-selling author of "the new health rules." doctor, great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> i have problem at airports. i eat junk stuff, chips, chocolate bars. you said you could help me get much healthier with three basic steps. >> absolutely. >> the first is eat fermented foods. >> right.
fermented black tea, fermented vegetables. >> what is it about the fermentation process that makes you healthier? >> these give you the good bacteria that help your gut. so we now have this term the microbio, all the bacteria in your gut. we used to think bacteria are bad for you. but most of the bacteria, especially in your for you. they help you make vitamins that crowd out the bad guys and good for your immune system. >> how often should we eat them? >> one serving a day. >> can i have the hot dog with the sauerkraut? >> if you take the roll away, yes. >> we've always been told to eat green leafy vegetables. you want us to eat stalks and stems. >> the stalks of the broccoli,
those feed those good guy bacteria we talk about. that's fertilizer for the good probiotics. most of us cut those off. eat them. they're good for your body and good for the bacteria. >> in some ways you almost have to eat some of these with fat? >> great question. so if you don't put fat on these vegetables, like olive oil or you put some avocado in your salad, a lot of the nutrients in these vegetables are not going to be absorbed because fat soluable. >> but not butter, you're talking olive oil. >> good fats. fats made by god, not by man. >> you also say we should all know our numbers. what are you talking about? >> the numbers that i'm talking about are there are lots of indicators that are poimportant for health, but the two most important for health promotion and disease prevention are your
a1c. it's a much better measure than the fasting blood sugar. one in three americans are prediabetic so that's an epidemic. if you're prediabetic you're more prone to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and even alzheimer's disease. >> vitamin d, 58-year-old man, how much vitamin d consuming? >> that depends on your level. your level should be between 50 and 80 which is much higher than we used to think was normal. so it all depends on your level. have your level checked. increase your vitamin d levels if you need to. >> so fermented foods, stalks and stems and know your numbers. >> exactly. >> doctor, thank you very much. just ahead, we're going to catch up with america ferrera
lease layer lasts a full 12 hours. relieve chest congestion with mucinex, and enjoy living well. 8:51, time for birthdays. al, you're up. >> let's take the smucker's jar out for a spin and see who's out there. happy 100th birthday to mr. sam hollinger. this active guy is from buffalo gap, virginia. he said the secret to longevity is to always keep moving.
she got her driver's license when she was 75. happy 100th birthday to arnold lindquist, a handyman from davis, california. arnold, can you come fix my screen door? ogia campbell, 107 years old. george tamayose is from el monte, california. enjoys spending time with his gron baseball games. check out this happy couple, 77th anniversary. yes, to robert and el ma allen of bell west, virginia. they met while working at a coal company store. they say the secret to a long and happy marriage is to be there for each other through good and bad. god bless. if you know somebody who is celebrating 100 years or 75th anniversary, just head to
>> they stole our secret. >> what? >> be there for each other. >> i thought it was one of those glass of wine every night. >> that too. >> look who has joined us. we've got talented actress and producer, america ferrara. >> hello, america, how are you? she's back on nbc this week, second season of her show "superstore." can i brag on you for a second? >> sure. >> let me read you that was said about the show. it is reliably funny with a razor sharp ensemble. how do you plead? >> i agree. >> are you having fun with it? >> having so much fun with it. i'm so excited about this season. you know, in this television landscape, it's hard to pop, there's so much out there. my list is backed up, i know. and we are just having such a great time. what excited me so much about
class people. and our cast, if you can see, is so diverse and that allows us to kind of talk about anything because we're not picking sides or saying what's right and wrong, but we discuss everything from plan b to open carry gun laws to planned parenthood and we just do it in a funny way and it's not really about preaching so much as mining the humor of so many different people's views of the same issue. >> you said you have a long list of things you watch. >> that's on nbc. >> narrow it down. >> am i allowed to say "game of thrones"? i'm a big "game of thrones" fan. and what else? i binge stranger things. >> you actors geek out with each other? >> i do, definitely.
emmys. you see everybody standing around, all the shows that you watch are right there. >> and you're allowed to just be hi, i'm so excited to see you. >> i saw her and she was pushing for a little and how about "the voice." >> i did a triathlon on saturday and went to the emmys on sunday. >> how was it? >> it was amazing. it was the first time i've ever done anything like that. >> i trained for five months. my husband and i did it together. we raised $33,000 for the leukemia and lymphoma society. i swam in the ocean. >> how long was the swim? >> it's like basically a mile swim in the ocean. >> what did you do this weekend?
narrator: over and over anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women
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after a dangerous night. plus a 2-year-old seriously hurt after being hit by a car in brockton. also the man accused of bombing new york and new jersey facing more charges as one of the officers hurt during the arrest leaves the hospital. another warm afternoon. temperatures warming from the 70s into the 80s. how long it last and when we will cooldown ahead. all tha frank always dreamed of exploring the rainforests of costa rica.
>> protestor taking to the seat. a man is shot and killed by one of their own. >> a dangerous night the city. several shooting including a deadly one in dorchester. and a 911 mix up. how one british women in need of help ended up on the phone w >> that's my favorite story of the day. can't wait to bring you that one. i'm nancy chin in for christa. >> let's send it over to chris lambert with a check of your forecast. summer doesn't want to give up here. 72 close to the average high temperature for the date right there in boston at 9:00 in the morning. and we've had some limited visibility with fog early this