Skip to main content

tv   Today  NBC  April 26, 2016 7:00am-10:00am EDT

7:00 am
the afternoon with watches and warnings needed. the upper 60s in the city. upper 70s in new jersey. the mid-50s across eastern long island. so a huge spread in temperatures today. 40s tonight as it clears on out. tomorrow the best day with lots of sunshine, pleasant, mids- -60s. then a chance for a few more showers thursday into friday. the weekend looks good both saturday and sunday. >> it's the view for tuesday. the "today" show is coming up next. >> that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. mixed messages. the agreement between ted cruz and john kasich to divvy up states to try to stop donald trump already starting to fray. >> for the supporters of john kasich in the state of indiana, i would ask you to please support our campaign. >> i've never told t em not t to vote for me. they ought to vote for me. >> are they political alliesgor en
7:01 am
we'll ask governor kasich when he joins us live. as voters in five states head to the polls on what could be a good day for the front runners. under the gun. severe storms hammer the heartland. tornadoes, rain, baseball-sized hail. 36 million americans facing a dangerous new round of severe weather today, including more tornadoes. chernobyl, then and now. a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the worst nuclear accident in history. the town largely abandoded. still very dangerous. >> it's making a noise. >> we are live in the exclusion zone. prince's palace. a rare glimpse inside paisley park, the pop star's unusual home. the vault said to be holding thousands of unreleased songs. whdao stands to inherit his fortunate today, tuesday, april 26th, 2016?
7:02 am
nbc tonews, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. 30 years has passed but i can still remember the news reports about chernobyl. >> it's amazing how much time has passed. when you look at ome of the images, you're really going to see today what is a nuclear ghost town. it's going to be fascinating. of course, a tragic story when it took place. >> our reporter could only stay a short amount of time because it 's still dangerous. we'll have that in a moment. > let's start with politics. big tuesday in the race for the white house. key contests in five more states today. this morning, the 11th hour pact between cruz and kasich to defeat trump is already showing signs of strain. we'll alk to governor kasich in a moment. let's begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning. >> hi, savannah, matt. good morning.
7:03 am
give us a better idea whether donald trump can secure the delegates he needs to clinch the republican nomination before the convention in cleveland. trump up by double digits in all primary states voting cidey. showing why his opponents saw the need for the partnership. donald trump reaching 50% support nationally among republicans for the first time, according to the latest nbc news surveymonkey online poll. >> we will make america great again. >> reporter: the man behind the art of the deal slamming the cruz-kasich deal as a fraud, lacing his attack with one word. >> collusion. they collude. collude. they colluded. actually, i was happy because it shows how weak they are. it shows how pathetic they are. >> reporter: trump hammering awe ay at the unprecedented alacliance designed to give kasich anal advantage in oregon and new
7:04 am
>> indiana, the people are too smart to listen to this stuff. i think it'll have a reverse effect. i do. >> reporter: cruz defending the deal, all in on next week's midwest primary. >> indiana gets a straight and direct choice between our campaign and donald trump. >> reporter: still hours in, the temporary truce appears to be fraying, with kasich down playing the partnership, saying it's no big deal. >> you're going to tell your voters in indiana to support ted cruz? >> no, no, no. i'm not going to go tell anybody w to vote. i never told them not to vote for me. >> reporter: at the same time, kasich's co-chair in indiana is kond contradicting the candidate. kasich is asking his supporters indiana to vote for cruz so trump doesn't win indiana. cruz is doing the same. kasich unleashing ing kasich.
7:05 am
>> i never saw a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion. >> reporter: later, attacks on hillary clinton. >> do i look like a president? how handsome am i? i'm looking at my competitors. does hillary look presidential to you? >> reporter: clinton calling the billionaire out of touch. >> you don't fly the big jet in, nd it and make a big speech and insult everybody you can think of, and then go back, get on the big jet and go back to, you know, youri' country clubhouse in florida or your penthouse in new york. >> reporter: looking to lock up the democratic nomination, clinton, during an msnbc town hall, insisting she doesn't need to adopt sanders' policies to sure a nite, party this fall. >> i am winning. i'm winning because of what i stand for and what i've done and what my ideas are. >> back to the republicans briefly. ted cruz's team trying to add oxygen to its campaign, has now
7:06 am
vice presidential prospects. nbc news learned carly fiorina is on cruz's short list. john kasich's aides say he is doing the same but it's a deliberative process, not in public. >> peter alexander, thank you. > john kasich is with us by phone. governor, nice to talk to you. good morning. >> good morning to you guys. >> i don't usually start by interview by saying i'm confused, but i'm confused. when i talked to you a month ago afe'ter the ohio win, after your ohio win, i asked you if you would consider moving forward coordinating with the cruz campaign to stop donald trump from reaching 1,237 delegates. you said to me, i'm out there running to be president. i'm not out to stop donald trump or anybody else. now, we hear of this deal between your campaign and the cruz campaign. so did reality or the calendar simply catch up with you? >> first of all, we're not out to -- i'm not out to stop donald trn ump.
7:07 am
donald trump has zero chance of being able to beat hillary clinton. he loses in every single poll. i win in every single poll. >> but there is a deal in place -- >> well -- >> -- between your campaign and the cruz campaign. >> i understand. it is a matter of resources. look, in a political campaign, matt, you've got to be in a position of where you apply your resources where you think you have the best chance. the fact is, i don't have unlimited resources. the fact is, just like in wisconsin, where i applied very few resources. the teams came together and same, okay, with the resources that we have, where would you like to compete? where would we like to compete? >> governor kasich, savannah here, there is still confusion. ted cruz is telling your supporters in indiana, vote for me. we have you saying to those who support you in indiana, vote for me. what's the -- >> well, no. no. >> -- bottom line?
7:08 am
if you want to stop trump, vote for cruz, don't vote for me? >> what i'm telling people -- i'm not telling people anything in indiana because i'm not campaigning in indiana. voters are smart enough to figure out what they want to do. >> what's the point? there is a grand strategy. >> you guys -- listen, you guys are the ones that are confused and upset. we're not. i mean, the fact of the matter is, i'm going to be going on thursday to oregon. ted cruz is not going to oregon. he may be in indiana. i'm not going to indiana. i'm not spending resources there. i'm not going on television. >> governor -- >> it's just the way it goes. >> just to be clear, if all of your supporters still vote for you in indiana, and then the cruz supporters vote for cruz, then trump will win. what is the point of the deal? >> i think you're having a hard time figuring this out. >> i am. >> but i'm not. we're not. you may be, but weme're not.
7:09 am
not over there doing town halls. television ads. wees'll see how it all turns out. i think you'll understand that when somebody is not over there campaigning and putting effort in andrepending money on television -- look, you guys are hung up on process. here's the bottom line, the bottom line is, donald trump cannot beat hilary lary clinton. if we don't beat clinton, the republican party will give up the supreme court, we'll l e the united states senate. all surveys indicate it. i'm going to be elected president. e fact is, we are going to go to an open convention where people are goingns to consider, who is it that has the record of creating jobs and giving hope to families, and who can beat hillary clinton? plain and simple. >> so we can end on a pla and simple vote, the people in in em ople indiana who are watching, primary day
7:10 am
>> i'm not getting into that, matt. things are not so plain and simple. i don't tell my voters what to do. first of all, i don'td. have voters. there are people who live in indiana who will have to make a conclusion. john kasich is over here voting or not. if i'm not campaigning, i will get fewer votes than if i were over there campaigning. the same way that ted cruz will get fewer votes in oregon if he's not there. what's so -- i don't understand what's so -- what the big deal is about this, other than the fact that he and i both would prefer to have an open convention, where delegates can pick the person who can best defeat hillary clinton. end of story. >> i've never heard a presidential candidate will be unwilling to go on television and tell people in a given state, vote for me. >> listen, matt, this whole business is about stopping hillary clinton from being president. i have laid out a strategy, and i have not told anybody to not vote for me.
7:11 am
you know what? when you don't campaign in certain areas in any kind of a race, guess what? your turnout goes down. i don't t l people how to vote. i am not in that state right now. i will be in other states. i will be at the convention, trying to become president of the united states because i have the record and the capability to carry out the job and win in the fall. >> governor, you're nice to spend time with us this morning. >> you'r thetbest. >> let's bring in chuck todd, molederator of "meet the press." >> i'm sorry, matt, you banged your head against the wall. we'll have t- treat the wounds or something. >> it is confusing. >> it is confusing, and it's more confusing by the day. especially when he won't say that. i think it gets to the root of the problem here, of this deal. whatever you want to describe this deal. >> let's say there's no deal,
7:12 am
if there is a deal, chuck, is ituso late? >> i think it is too late. donald trump is basically just under 400 delegates away from the magic number. he's at 845. when you look at what we're staring at today, and this is why i think this deal -- if this deal had been cut a month ago, have won maryland. i think he could have won pennsylvania. it's possible he could have won connecticut. this was not going to be a good night for ted cruz. but they didn't cut that deal. instead, donald trump is going to sweep tonight. donald trump is probably going to win 95 delegates tonight. he's going to cut what he needs down literally -- needs 400. he'll need 50% of remaining delegates. all because they couldn't cut the deal when you asked kasich that question a month ago. if they'd cut it a month ago, we'd be in a different situation. they're doing it out of desperation. kasich was honest about that, resource issue. money wasn't coming in to either campaign.
7:13 am
deal but the cruz folks didn't want t s >> the kasich campaign wanted to do it for six weeks. the cruz people finally did it. simply in indiana, the only way for them to win was get kasich out of the way. >> pennsylvania on the republican side. get to that one? >> yes, i'm getting there. there you go. so today, only 17 are available. the most interesting people are going to be the 54 unbound delegates we're looking at here. they get directly elected. they don't have to vote how the state voted. 60% of them in a poll said they would support the winner. if that's trump, it's fair. if trump is short, these could be the 54 most powerful people in the republican party. forget what happens to the rest of the delegates. >> those are delegates on the ballot. >> yeah. >> let's talk about the democrats. a lot of delegates up for grabs. bernie sanders still thinking he has a path? >> he really doesn't. he's admitting it's a narrow path.
7:14 am
states tonight. rhode island, maybe connecticut and pennsylvania, but she'll win more delegates because she dominates in a couple other states. she will actually net more delegates tonight, even if he wins more states, which has been the story of the primary campaign for him. >> was there a deal or wasn't there a deal? >> again, i feel you banged your head against the wall for everybody this morning. >> chuck, thank you. another major story. dangerous storms. this was the scene in parts of michigan on monday. heavy rains triggering flash flooding. dylan is tracking a new threat facing tens of millions of people today. she's in for al. >> tornado alley is the area we're foe cushion cusing on today. we have severe thunderstorm watches. the orange boxes indicate the severe thunderstorm warnings we're already seeing this morning. then we'll get a break and the real activity will start to get going later on this afternoon. we're looking at the chance of perhaps over the next couple of hours, large hail, damaging wind gusts with these super cells that are developing.
7:15 am
evening, that's when we're going to see the chance of three to four inch diameter hail. that's baseball, softball and grapefruit sized hail possible with some of the storms. the biggest threat will be in southern nebraska and northern kansas. we could also see a few strong tornadoes that could develop. then this whole storm system will develop into one of those systems that continues to spread east through the night. still with the threat of he severe storms. during the overnight hours when it's dark, it makes it that much more dangerous. through the afternoon and into tomorrow morning, some of the storms will hold together tomorrow morning. they'll move through the st. louis area, little rock, stretching down to the gulf of mexico. wednesday afternoon, another round of storms will fire up. we're looking at the chance of still, the larger hail. today is our biggest threat of the strong storms. tomorrow, it's a wider area, from houston through jackson, mississippi, up to memphis, including st. louis. we're not looking at the wide
7:16 am
later this afternoon. the large hail we could see later this afternoon. we're still looking at some moderate sized hail. golf ball sized hail instead. also, damaging winds. we still have to keep an eye out for some of the tornadoes. we are going to be active later on this afternoon. >> you can say that again. dylan, thank you. thet fl's deflategate scandal is back in the headlines. a federal appeals court restored the suspension of tom brady. willie is here with the latest twist on this. good morning. >> morning, guys. first, everybody in the state of indiana, vote for me when you go to the polls today. brady's initi suspension was overturned by a lower court judge last fall. in a reversal, a three-judg panel is siding with the nfl, saying commissioner roger goodell has the authority to keep brady off the field. >> drive and brady -- >> reporter: this morning, fans in new england are furious. sports radio is all about brady.
7:17 am
be that brady is a cheater, but his legacy will be -- >> oh, gosh, we'll have the lega discussion the rest of our lives. >> you will. >> reporter: entering presidential politics. >> leave tom brady alone. >> reporter: donald trump rallying in patriots country. monday, two judges on the second circuit court of appeals reinstated tom brady four-game suspension for his alleged involvement in the deflategate scandal. now, the star quarterback could be on the bench at the start of next season. the fight is not over. >> what tom brady and the nfl players association can do is fifole a petition for a rehearing before the full u . court of appeals. if they do that, the suspension will be stayed. >> r orter: in the decision, the appeals court slams brady for destroying his cell phone during the investigation, ruling theaat commissioner goodell had the authority to punish him. thanks to the league's collective bargaining agreement. the scandal shook the fl for
7:18 am
>> is tom brady a cheater? >> i don't believe so. i've always played within the rules. i would never do anuthing to eak the rules. >> reporter: in january 2010, the patriots crushed the colts at the championship game. the next day, rumors surfaced that new england had been deflating footballs. getting an advantage. in septkingr, brady and the players union won a major victory. his four-game suspension ov yerturned. until now. >> this ruling shows that the commissioner has plenty of power. essentially, it is a tie right now. two of the judges sided with tom brady and the union. the other two judges have sided with the nfl. >> we reached out to the patriots. haven't yet heard back on this one. what happens next for tom brady is what people want to know. he can go back to the same court of appeals and have all 14 judges, not just the three-judge panel, hear it again. if he fails there, the next move is the supreme court. it seems unlikely they'd take up
7:19 am
>> lan, we'll turn to you. it's for the weather, not patriots opinions from a fan. we have a couple of spotty showers this morning and heavier rain this afternoon. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up in the next 30 seconds. still a few showers early on is morning, mainly north of the city,so putnam county, northern sections, into
7:20 am
there's more behind that. weep get a lull in the action late this morning and into the early ternoon. showers and thunderstorms arrive later today. upper 60s in the city. 70s inland. seven-day forecast, temperatures in the mid 60s with return of sunshine tomorrow. cooler thursday, friday, with more clouds. on is and off showers possible. dry for most of the ekend. more rain by monday. lan, thank you so much. coming up, a rare look inside prince's paisley park compound and the new questions over who will inherit the music superstar's estate. live in the exclusion zone. our visit to chernobyl on this 30th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster ever. first on a tuesday morning,
7:21 am
come seek the royal caribbean.
7:22 am
coming up, if you're a dog owner, you probably love to hug your pet. how do they feel about it? the surprising answer. something we touched on monday.
7:23 am
have we crossed the line, after your local news. stop... clicking around ok direct at hilton.com for the lowest price online and... start playing start relaxing start loving book direct at hilton.com... and start saving. are you powered by protein?
7:24 am
milk has 8 grams of protein to help give me energy to unleash my potential. art every ray with milk' s protein and milk life. to the couple who set aside the whole day to sell their old car and buy a new one... oops. nana's got the kids til 9... but it's only 2. guess you'll just have to see a movie... ...then get some dinner. what a pity. thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios. well you've come to the right place. mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm part of a complete breakfast in our house, imagination runs wild.
7:25 am
food real. like country croea's recipe made with real simple ingredients. and no artificial flavors or preservatives. real country fresh taste fr om real ingred nts. welcome to crock country. the sprint network is now more reliable than ever and i'm on a mission to prove it's the fastest. i'm betting anyone and everyone that sprint is faster than their network. and guess who's winning? the guy with a trailer full of your stuff. why overpay for wireless? switch to sprint and save 50% on most rate plans. one can of bush's beans. homestyle sounds good. country style, not without it's charms. brown sugar hickory. who says no to hickory? single-serve vegetarian? sure! there are no rules here. bush's beans. what's your favorite flavor? everyday millions of women worldwide trust tena with their bladder matters. thanks to its triple protections from leaks, odor and moisture.
7:26 am
7:27 am
good morning, 7:26. 52 degrees out. it is tuesday morning. i'm darlene rodriguez. happening right now, police are searching for a man in a violent road rage attack in the upper east side. police released this new surveillance video over night. you can see a man getting into a silver toyota camry driving off. police say he stabbed another driver 11 times. this happened saturday night near east 61 as it street and york avenue. the driver who was stand is in critical condition now. we have delays out there on main street bound 7 straits, we have the hudson light rail operating on a week schedule.
7:28 am
an accident, cause something deerlays. back to you. >> e're going to take a quick break. we'll be right back with chris's forecast. it's great start out this morning. generally upper 40s, low 50s. heavier showers moved to the east. a break in the action from late morning into early afternoon, but notice out to the west there's another line of shower activity. it's falling apart right now. we're going to have to watch to see how much of this gets
7:29 am
if we get into a little bit of sunshine that breaks out into southeast p.a. and new jersey later on today, we can see thunderstorms return. watch for showers and thunderstorms late this afternoon. otherwise, considerably cloudy skies. upper 60s in town, upper 70s, inland, new jersey. 50s generally outfit east. tomorrow, better, sunshine, out 60s. coming up on nt today show, a look at how christie tiegen is fighting back against mommy shamers.
7:30 am
we're back now at 7:30 on a tuesday morning. april 26th, 2016. hoda kotb out there leading our crowd this morning. she does it every morning. isn't it cool? she revs everyone up. when we go out, it's uncontrollable. thank her for that.
7:31 am
decision day in five more states for the presidential race. pennsylvania, connecticut, delaware, maryland and rhode island. at a rally last night, donald trump called on his rivals, now working together to stop him to drop out. >> they ought to quit so we can all get together, we can all unify, and we can all go against crooked hillary clinton and beat her! really, really beat her bigly. >> both trump and clinton are pulling ahead in all five states voting today. more severe weather expected today across the midwest. on monday, the region was hit by storms that produced a number of tornadoes and baseball-sized hail. check out an unusual police chase in california. the suspect was a young bear on the run. slow-speed chase happened last night in a los angeles suburb. the bear ran from cruisers trying to scare it away irom the area. itde was sedated and will be released back into the forest.
7:32 am
a battle brewing between two florida families that had been linked by tragedy. their teenagers were lost at sea during a fishi g trip last summer. now, a search has finally turned up their boat and an iphone. but the families do not agree about where to proceed from here. nbc's kerry sanders has the latest. good morning. >> good morning, matt. florida law enforcement officials tell us thiszmorning they still have the iphone in their custody. what they don't have is the search warcht to search warrant to look at the iphone's contents. they plan to give it up. >> nobody is on board. >> reporter: this morning, two families grieving over the tragic loss of their sons at sea last summer are now at odds with each other in court over this damaged iphone. >> we need experts to take a look at that phone. >> reporte it belonged to 14-year-old austin stephanos. he and his buddy perry cohen, whose phone was broken, shared this phone on their fateful
7:33 am
both using it to text family. the phone as discovered in the boat's console when the small craft was found last month off bermuda, nearly 1,000 miles from home. no one is sure how badly damaged the phone might be after nine s. months exposed to corrosive ltwater and humidity. >> we're hoping to find any answers, if there are any. >> reporter: but the boys' families disagree about how to get the information. austin's parents want their sosn's phone back, reluctant to let government investigators try to recover its contents. austin's father has been working with apple, writing in a facebook post, apple seems willing to help us try to get the phone operational again. but on monday, perry's parents filed a lawsuit, demanding the phone not be turned over until a court can decide how to proceed. and in a twist, cohen's parents are now working with family
7:34 am
he is the former ceo of ale. >> i think in a case like this, anything is worth following up with a careful investigation. that's what both families are trying to do. >> reporter: perry cohen's mother says she just wants answers. >> they may be willing to bring it to an expert, but it would still be filtered information that we would get. a proper investigation needs to take place with government officials. >> a judge will now determine what happens to the iphone. if it remains with law enforcement, detectives will have to getya search warrant to look at its contents. legal experts say that may be difficult bause there is no obvious probable cause suggesting what happened to the teenagers off the coast here was anything more than a tragic accident. matt and savannah? >> kerry, so hard for parents to be left with so many unanswered questions. thank you very much. turning now to other news. this morning, we're getting a impse inside prince's minnesota estate, as the
7:35 am
death goes on. joe fryer is following the story. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. so many questions remain uncaswere. not just the cause of prince's death but who will inherit his estate and what will happen to paisley park? f is mornin we're taking a closer look at the questions and learning more information about a dramatic incident leading up to prince's death. >> reporter: for the first time, we're hearing audio from a air traffic control tower as prince's plane made a sudden landing in illinois. >> what's the nature of the emergency? >> unresponsive passenger. >> eporter: it's part of the mywstery surrounding prince's unsolved death six days later in minnesota. many wonder what will happen to the music legend's estate. it's unclear if he left a will. if not, under minnesota law, everything wnild go to his closest relatives, his siblings, including sister nelson. >> thank you for loving him, y'all. he loves each and every one of you. >> reporter: she was seen in
7:36 am
brother's cremation and is said to show relatives transporting prince's ashes under a jacket. six half siblings would share equally. according to celebrity network, prince was worth an estimated $300 million. as for paisley park, friends say for instance wanted it to become a museum for fans. >> beautiful and inviting place. that's what he wanted, so we hope, you know, to continue what his wishes were. >> reporter: images from inside the 65,000 square foot compound show a vast recording studio, elaborate stage where prince rehearsed for tours, even a purple vending machine. inside one room, prince's storied vault. legend says it's filled with troves of unreleased music. brent fisher added backgrounds to some of prince's songs. >> i can still remember some of the song titles we worked on.
7:37 am
unbelievable. i can't wait to hear the final version of this. we never did. >> reporter: in the '80s, sound engineer susan rogers started collecting prince's recorded material for him. she hopes whatever is left is someday released. >> i hope that that was his wish. i think it would be the smart thing. his fans want and should know what he left us. >> how many songs are in prince's vault? well, it's tough to say. brent fisher estimates about 70% of the collaborations he did with prince have never been heard. savannah? >> joe fryer, thank you very much. al is out and dylan is in with a check of the weather. >> announcer: "today"'s weather is brought to you by kay jewelers, the number one jewelry store in america. every kiss begins with kay. we showed you some of the storms that moved through the plitains yesterday.
7:38 am
we had strong storms that produced wind gusts near 65 miles per hour. c bucket, on the ground, couldn't withstand winds like that. luckily, no one was injured and no cars were damaged. that toppled over. we are looking at a better day in southern california today. the northeast, we're going to see rain and even snow. we had thunderstorms move through overnight. we also had heavier rain moving through southeastern ohio. is will continue to move east and produce spotty showers and storms in the northeast this afternoon. we have some snow falling, above 1,000 feet. we could end up picking up two to four inches of snow. this cold front is riding right through the tri-state area. above it, temperatures in the 40s today in boston. 60s in new york. washington, d.c., 84 degrees for a high temperature today. syracuse stuck at 46. into tonight, we're looking at temperatures to drop into the 30s boston. 50s in new york. warm in washington, d.c.
7:39 am
concerned, we could see two to four inches in the highest elevations throu . look at our future cast, we got breaks in the cloud cover for a little while, later on this morning, early afternoon. narrow line of thunderstorms coming through between 4:00 and 5:00 afternoon in the early evening here in the city. a big range in temperatures, 50s east, 60s, and 70s. tomorrow, lots of sunshine. upper a0s. weather sunday night into monday. >> that's your latest forecast. >> the storm that came through here last night was like the lightning hit my end table. the thunder was so loud. >> it was scary. did you cry? >> i did. put the pillow over my head. dylan, thank you. what you can learn from the ways that marriage experts argue with their spouses. >> that'll be a good one.
7:40 am
a stunning look inside the all but abandoned site of the world's worst nuclear accident. an area still radioactive. this. road with. no one i'd rather have dinner and a movie with. no one i'd rather lean on. being in ove is an amazing thing. being in love with your best friend... ...is everything. the ever us two-stone ring. one diamond for your best friend... one for your true love. for the one woman in your life who's both. ever us. available at zales, jared and kay. i get out of workpand i go to the store, and somebody' s,psmellin' around,
7:41 am
i say, "oh no, you just smell me. i just got out of work. that' s honey bunches of oats, that' s all." and now in delicious chocolate. helps prepare them future. fall short in getting key nutrients ... ...from food alone. let's do more. add one a day men's ... ...complete multivitamin. with vitamin d and magnesium to help support healthy blood pressure. one a day. (ricky gervais) verizon is the number one network in america. i know what you're thinking, they all claim stuff like that. yeah, but some of them are stretching the truth a little bit. one claimed to be four times better. we said, four times better than who? they said, four times better than we used to be. wh-wh-wha? if you're four times better than you used to be and you're still not the best, your tagline should be, "not as rubbish as we were." (vo) only verizon is the nation's most awarded wireless network ever. and now if you buy an lg g5,
7:42 am
people think californians live in our own reality. with our heads in the clouds. like a bunch of space cadets. huh? what? i've drawn a blank. what's my line? [director]: reset! maybe we do live in a fantasy... ..ti.in our own little bubble. just hangin' out! as if we're not completely down to earth. but just a bunch of dreamers? no way! we're just like everyone else. you know, average joes. start dreaming big at visitcalifornia.com listerine kills 99% of bad breath germs. this is 100% useful for a 100% fresh mouth.
7:43 am
feel 100% fresh? we don't know. we swish listerine . as do listerine sers. the very p ple we studied in the study of bold. people who are statistically more likely to stand up to a bully. do a yog handstand. and be in a magician's act. listerine kills 99% of bad breath germs so you can feel 100% in life. bring out the bold . i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan).
7:44 am
i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life, state farm is there. back now at 7:43. a ceremony in kiev this morning, honoring victims of the nuclear disaster in chernobyl that happened 30 years ago today. >> the explosion released radioactive material, contaminating more than 23,000 square miles around the power plant. people are now allowed inside the so-called exclusion zone for short periods of time. nbc's keir simmons is there f r this morning. keir, good morning to you. >> hey, guys. good morning. the sound you can hear is the so und of this geiger counter, detecting low level radiation, right where i'm standing. now, it is safe to be here for a short tmme but you wouldn't w t to live here.
7:45 am
journey to tn and villages that have been abandoned. behind me was the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history. take a look at this. this giant shield is being put in place to stop more r iation from seeping out in the next hundred years. >> reporter: main street in a once thriving village. >> like the clock has just stopped. >> reporter: this was the local doctor's office. >> these are people's medical records, just left on the floor. >> reporter: further on, the cale, store. >> what would they sell here? >> well, they sell everything. 3,000 people lived he e. >> now? >> nobody. >> there's nobody. >> reporter: my guide was here in chernobyl on a spring day when a nuclear meltdown sent a radioactive cloud across 60,000 square miles and beyond. today, they are building this
7:46 am
an international project, including the united states, to contain the radiation. we soon find out why. >> my geiger counter started making a noise. >> legitimately. >> reporter: there are hot spots all around. >> there is much in the background. >> reporter: he says it's safe to briefly enter a kindergarten, evacuated in a hurry. children's coat hangers, shoes, a child's bike. >> some were learning music. >> reporter: now, it's quiet. in 1986, he was one of 6,000 men battling to put out the fire. >> we had limited time. you forget about your personal safety. >> reporter: population, 50,000 in the town. were told the evacuation lasted five days.
7:47 am
the apartments, abandoned. their hometown, forgotten. still radio active, the movie theater, the amusement park. slowly, with humans gone, nature is taking over. >> this is the place where nature speaks with human beings on equal domes. they teach the humans modesty, i would say. >> modesty? >> should be wiser after this. >> reporter: as we leave, we're checked for radiation. >> clear. >> reporter: chernobyl will remain uninhabitable for a long time to come. >> the reactor was burning at 2,000 fahrenheit. to give you a perspective on how long the legacy lasts, if someone comes here in hundreds of years with a geiger counter
7:48 am
kind of a noise, that far into the future, guys. >> keir simmons, thank you very much. by the way, want a window into the life of a correspondent at nbc news. last week, you get the queen's 90th birthday at windsor castle. the next week, you're off to chernobyl. >> every week can't be the best of your life. the makings of the ultimate selfie with slo-mo evidence to prove it. the exciting places we'll visit for our celebration of national parks in may. we'll tell you how you can get involved. first, these messages. ssarily complex. limiting where you can earn bonus cash back... then those places change every few months... please. it's time you got the quicksilver card from capital one. quicksilver earns you unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, everywhere. doesn't get much simpler than that. what's in your wallet?
7:49 am
two billion moms on earth. i got the best one. at jared, we only sell one piece of jewelry... ...the unique pandora bracelet for the best mom in the whole wide world. that's why he went to jared. d, you can just drop me off right here. oh no, i'll take you up to theae front of the school. that's where your friends are. seriously, it's, it's really fine. you don't want to be seen with your dad? no, it's..no.. this about a boy? dad! stop, please. oh, there's acy. what! [ horn honking ] [ forward collision warning ] [ car braking ] bye dad! it brakes when you don't. forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking. available on the newly redesigned passat.
7:50 am
thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios. well you've come to the right place. mind if i have another taste? not at all mmom part of a complete breakfast this is a body of proof. less joint pain. this is my body of proof that i can fight psoriatic arthritis ...with humira. humira works by targeting a specific source of inflammation
7:51 am
oms. it's proven to help relieve pain, stop further joint damage and clear skin in many adults. humira is the #1 prescribed biologic for psoriatic arthritis. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened, as have blood, liver and nedrvous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb. tell your doctor if you've been to areas where certain fungal infections are common, and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. dolin't start humira if you have an infection. want more proof? ask your rheumatologist about humira. humira.
7:52 am
just ahead, the rise of mom shaming. women criticizing other women for their approaches to parenting. plus, the very funny "key and peele."
7:53 am
i am benedict arnold, the infamous traitor. and i know a thing or two about trading. so i trade with e trade, where true traders trade on a trademarked trade platform that has all the... get off the computer traitor! i won' t. (cannon sound) mobiitty is very important to me. that' s why i use e trade mobile. it' s on all my mobile devices, so it suits my mobile lifestyle. and it keeps my investments fully mobile... even when i' m on
7:54 am
hello! nice to meet you! welcome, elcome! today i'm going to show you the al new 2016 chevy cruze and ask you what you think. bu here's the catch. you can only answer in emojis. what emoji would you use to describe the design? (sfx: message sent) i think it's sexy. mm-mm-mm! ...it has available
7:55 am
(sfx: message sent) rock on. that's excellent. we got wifi. this car gets an epa estimated 40 mpg highway. this car is like a unicorn. it's magical! with ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, the delicious taste of nutella takes pancakes to a whole new level. make any day a pancake day with nutella. spread the happy! i have a blog called "daddy doing work", it's funny that i've been in the news for being a dad. ndows 10 is great because i need to keep organized. school, grocery shopping. my face can unlock this computer. that's crazy macbooks are not able to do that.
7:56 am
remind me we have a play date tomorrow at noon" i need that in my world. anything that makes my life easier, i'm using.
7:57 am
good morning, everyone. 7:56. 52 degrees out. looking at the george washington bridge on a tuesday morning, i'm darlene rodriguez. happening now, police are searching for a suspect in a subway slashing. it happened on a northbound 6 train in manhattan. the suspect started harassing the victims wife. after an argument, the victim was slashed across two fingers. he got off the train and taken to bellevue hospital. a man accused of targeting and mugging elderly victims was arrested day. police believe he's responsible for more than a half dozen muggings for several weeks. a crime stoppers tip led to his arrest. we have delays and service changes out there on the 2, 3, 7
7:58 am
operate ong a modified weekend schedule. watch out for an accident on 9 a soanuthbound out on bedford road. back do you darlene. we will see afternoon storms, high of 68 degrees. tonight, we dry out. tomorrow, lots of sun. 63 is the high. thursday, clouds return with some showers. 60 is the high friday. scattered showers 58 degrees. coming up on the "today" show, a special today springs and deals,
7:59 am
good morning, this is your captain speaking. it's a beautiful day with sunny skies and a light tailwind out of the northeast. blue skies smiling at me
8:00 am
the new jetblue card. it's like having jetblue with you wherever you go. get three times points on jetblue purchases, two times at restaurants and grocery stores, and one time on all other purchases. the new jetblue card. give me my love for it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, mom shaming. chrissy teigen criticized for leaving her two-week-old baby at home to share a night out with her husband, john legend. the response is stirring up. beware of the dog hug. you may love to give your pup a squeeze, but the feeling
8:01 am
why it may be stressing out your canine companioed keep on hoping cat is zout out of the bag. >> everybody happens for a reason. >> you're right. everybody happens for a reason. what? >> the comedy duo behitd "key and peele" are here to talk ab.out their new comedy and their gangster kitten co-star. today, tuesday, april 26th, 2016. i won't give up no, i won't give in until i reach the end >> we're from albany and we're celebrating our 12th birthdays. >> congratulations for being married in washington, d.c. >> girls trip in new york city at the "today" show. until i reach the end then i'll start again >> sending love to my wife and
8:02 am
>> we love "today". zblp good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today". it is tuesday, april 26th. we have a great crowd on the plaza. cloudy skies but it'll warm up later today. >> a little, yeah. >> good. i appreciate your honesty. >> it'll feel real rio tomorrow. >> 100 days tomorrow from rio. >> we're throwing a bech party with our favorite athletes. bob costas will be in brazil checking on the preparations for the game. we'll have an exclusive interview with michael fell p phelps, who gets candid about demons he faced in recent years. >> when your mom found out you got arrested for a dui -- i know your mom and like her ver
8:03 am
is the world going to be to my n? >> i think my mom was happy i was alive. i think she saw the path i was going down. a lot of people close to me saw it. i was going fast. fawhst. honestly, at one point, i just -- i felt like i didn't want to see another day. >> michael phelps coming back for his fifth olympic games after going through difficult times that, i will tell you, changed him as a person. you'll see the interview tomorrow. >> interesting to see him being candid about it. tomorrow, the bandauerry will be here for a special live concert. trust us, it will be a morning that should not be missed. that's right. matt, you're also going to model brazilian swim wear. i will be wearing my lateso brazilian wear. more news to announce. the opening ceremony of any olympic games, one of the great speck ceptical pectacles in sports and entertainment entertainment. savannah and i along with
8:04 am
vieira will be hosting the coverage of the opening ceremony on august 5th. >> about to pick out my outfit. let's head to natalie for a check of the top stories. >> good morning. today, voters head to the polls in five states, the pact between kasich and cruz already starting to fray. trump poking holes in their alliance. peter alexander is in philadelphia with the latest. peter, good morning. >> donald trump heavily favored in the five primary states from here in pennsylvania to maryland. trump is on to he offensive about the new pact between cruz and kasich, saying it is a sign of weakness. calling it pathetic. cruz and kasich campaigns say it wasn't about telling supporters to vote for the other guy, just an allocation of time and resources. kasich defended the deal this morning on "today". >> are you telling indiana yo uers, if you want to stop trump, you shoul vote for cruz, don't vote for me?
8:05 am
what i'm telling people in -- i'm not telling anybody anything in indiana because i'm not campaigning in indiana. >> just so e can end on a plain and simple note, the people in ininn indiana who are watching this program right now, your message come primary day there is to vote for? >> look, i'm not getting into that, matt. things are not so plain and simple. i don't tell my voters what to do. >> the marriage of convenience may be too little, too late. a bigger day, one week from today in indiana. that state and how it goes will likely give us a better idea whether donald trump can secure the delegates he needs to clinch the republican nomination before the convention in cleveland. >> peter alexander in philadelphia for us. thank you. we're learning more this morning about those execution-style murders of eight members of the same ohio family. as the man hunt for the killer
8:06 am
gabe gutierrez has the latest for us. gabe, good morning. >> natalie, good morning. this neighborhood remains sealed off as we learn new details. local law enforcement is asking for help from around the state. still, no arrests. >> reporter: this morning, new details about the marijuana grow operations investigators found at three of the four crime scenes following the execution-style murders of eight family members in ohio. a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation tells nbc news, the pot found awas not for personal use. one location was an indoor facility with more than 100 plants. the other two were outside. >> so plenty of places for people to grow marijuana. we're also very, very a poor county, one of the poorest counties in the state of ohio. people grow marijuana as a cash crop. >> reporter: authorities aren't saying whether the discovea could point to a potential drug-related motive to the killings. one of the victims, dana rhoden,
8:07 am
youngest survivor, just four days old. >>ut my daughter-in-law up there. >> reporter: dana's father suspects whoever did this was no stranger, saying pitbulls on the property would have attacked an intruder. a police report reveals there were no signs of forced entry at one of the homes. in another twist, the authority neral's office tells nbc news investigators found cages at a crime scene consistent with rooster breeding. mike dewine told a local radio show. >> the one thing i saw was chickens out there. >> chickens? on yes. this would be kok co fighting chickens. >> reporter: all part of an around the clock investigation, leaving this tight-knit community stunned. >> the autopsies for the eight victims have just been completed, b the res te haven't been released. authorities are not saying whether they have any suspects at this point, but they are cautioning that this will be a
8:08 am
natalie? >>o. gabe gutierrez in pike town, ohio. thanks so much. officials at the september 11th memorial addressing a star spangled controversy this morning. they say the staff was wrong for stopping a north carolina middle school choir from singing the national anthem as an impromptu tribute at the 9/11 site. rockets red glare the bombs bursting >> there, you see two security officers interrupting the students, telling the group that their performance could be viewed as a public demonstration. a spokeswoman at the memorial say they're working with staff to make sure this doesn't happen again. good decision made there, i think, everybody can agree. >> natalie, thank you. on monday on trending, we talked about criticism that chrissy teigen faced over a date ght with her husband shortly
8:09 am
unfortunately, she's not the only mom judged by others. >> being a parent is hard, but now what people are calling mom judging is adding to the pressure a lot of parents already feel. >> reporter: date night fire storm. new mom chrissy teigen out to dinner with husband john legend over the weekend, leaving their two-week-old daughter luna at home. a private decision gone public. the tv host met with criticism on social idmedia. spend bonding time with your baby and not let the babe si ysitter raise them. teigen responding to her 1.5 million twitter followers. i love my daughter. this is the latest example of mom judging. how you dress your kids to when they go to bed, these days parenting is fair game and open for discussion. the problem, some say, has gone too far.
8:10 am
>> i judgey.orking moms. >> why aren't dau married? >> i wouldn't let my kid do that. >> unfortunately with social media, we tend to see moms spending too much time deciding what they think should be happening in another mom's world. >> reporter: it's not just hollywood moms feeling the heat. according to a today.com survey, more than 90% of people feel they've been judged for their parenting decisions. like mallory torrez from texas. she was mom shamed after someone posted this picture of her 7-year-old daughter on the back of a motorcycle. calling it dangerous. she fired back on facebook we've been called bad parents, allowing her to ride. bad parents? no. our children are fed, they are happy, tt y are healthy. in gainesvi lle, florida -- >>ot mom shaming is something i'd heard about. i'd never thought about it until this situation occurred. >> reporter: annie says she was judged for n - breastfeeding. while shopping for formula, she was approached by a stranger who
8:11 am
her response to the woman also sted on facebook has gone viral. >> i was taken aback. there was a little bit of sadness because i already was feeling guilty we were having to feed with formula. it's easy to criticize someone if we're not in their shoes. >> being a mom is one of the most challenging, most beautiful things. i would love it if other moms didn't make it harder on each other by judging the decisions we make in our own home. we love our kids. that's really what matters. >> okay. we're starting a movement. you want to participate? if you don't have anything nice to say -- >> exactly. >> -- don't say anything at all. >> it's true. someti s, you have to think about -- i guess maybe they don't care how they're making the other person feel. sometimes it's not warranted. >> i was all prepared to say, it's nobody else's business. i have to say, i saw the motorcycle picture and kind of went, wait a minute. >> if the child's life is in danger -- even then, on twitter, are you oing to tweet that
8:12 am
>> you have to ask, what's my motive here? am i trying to make myself feel better by putting someone else down? or am i trying to help? >> we're starting the movement today. >> thank you. up next, constructive clashes. how to argue with your spouse like a marriage expert. what you probably do to your dog every day that is adding unwanted stress to your dog's life. and it's tone-up tuesday on one small thing. coming , we have one exercise you should do every single day. first, these messages. to the used car buyer who's worried about getting taken for a ride... don't worry. the only rides you'll get taken on at carmax are the ones you take yourself. but just in case that absolutely 100 percent perfect choice... ...turns out to be... less than perfect... we give you five days to change yoe ur mind. sorry.
8:13 am
she sees the world a little differently. and, by some miracle... she actually said "yes"...v to me. tell her everything you love about her with charmed memories at kay jewelers, featuring the charmed memories star wars collection. and, afor a limited time only, get this free bracelet r or a charm valued up tor forty-five dollars p th any charmed memoriesp purchase of $99.99 or more. p at kay. the number one jewelryr store in the galaxy. every kiss begins with kay. dogs - sure can be messy.
8:14 am
doesn't have to be. nexgard, the vet's #1 choice for dogs, is a delicious, beef-flavored chew that kills both fleas and ticks. so it's easy to give, easy to take. reported side effects include vomiting, itching, diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite. use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. why mess around? for powerful flea and tick protection, ask your vet about nexgard. the #1 choice of vets for their dogs and yours. caress presents the world's first body wash with fragrance release pearls. touch your skin to release fragrance up to 12 hours. caress love forever. only kraft natural cheese has a touch of philadelphia cream cheese, so whatever you make, is creamier than ever. if you've gone to extremes to escape your nasal allergies.
8:15 am
of claritin. with the #1 prescribed ingredient. and nothing is more effective at relieving your sneezing, runny nose and nasal congestion. return to the world with clarispray. we're back now. 8:15. good time for what's trending today. >> i'm surrounded by dog lovers at this table. >> yeah, you are. >> love to hug your dog? >> yes. >> yes. she hugs me back.
8:16 am
>> are you su? >> she does. >> i have a story for you. the feeling probably isn't mutual according to new research. dogs do not like getting hugs from us. >> oh. >> listen, scientists found that when dogs are hugged, they actually exhibit signs of stress. such as, baring teeth, turning away, partially closi thenr eyes or lowering their eyes. researchers say it's because dogs are designed to run, to be fast. when the movement is restricted in any way, it stresses them out. >> when my dog sleeps with her head right now, how am i not going to snuggle her? >> when i enter the door, she junimps on me and gives me a full on hug. >> she's pushing you away. don't hug me. >> go back out. >> my dog doesn't like to be hugged. i know that. what is the best way to arg gue with your spouse? "huff "huffington post" spoke to marriage experts and coaches and
8:17 am
like a marriage expert does. first, don't glare at your partner. one coach says your gaze should be somewhat unfokused and almost child like, to show you're ac tually listening. some other tips, think before you speak. that applies in a lot of situations. watch your tone. here's my favorite. don't consider it an argument. consider it a creative brainstorming session. we had a brutal brainstorming session the other day. >> exactly. >> in other words, look for solutions and realize sometimes, you just have to agree to disagree. >> i want to erfect my neutral unfocused face. >> terrible. >> childlike stare. >> my pet peeve is if i'm nagging and you're not looking at me. >> how about when you fight about one thing but it's really about something else? >> always about something else. >> never say relax or chill out. une less you want the opposite thing to happen.
8:18 am
to deliver the baby, come hell or high water, literally. cathy is from texas. when flood waters reached waist level last week, there was one thing to do to reach the mom in labor. obviously, she got out an inflatable swan and hitched a ride. she sailed down the flooded streets and reached her parent. there's the patient. happy to report, cathy reach theme mom in time to deliver baby. saying, midwives are used to going the extra mile. swan travel. if you're a mom, that's the best swan you have ever seen coming. >> amazing. now the oscar winner taking on a beloved american musical and how bruce springsteen made a young fan's day. sheinelle, pop start for us. >> first, jennifer hudson bringing her talents right here nbc. the oscar winner will star in the network's next musical,
8:19 am
she'll be motor mouth mabel. it debuts wednesday, december 7th, right here on nbc. that's going to be good. next, ariana grande and her lip sync conversation with jimmy fallon on "the tonight show" monday night. do you recall not long ago we would walk on the sidewalk >> that was 20 minutes ago. work, work, work, work >> i just said that. stop copying me. why you got to be rude i'm not trying to be rude is it oo late now to say sorry >> got any plans this weekend? >> i'm going to go to home depot, check out the lighting section aed -- >> holding an entire conversation usi w popular songs. funny. finally, talk about being star struck. take a look.
8:20 am
all thanks to bruce springsteen and a slow motion video from his reincent concert. he walks up to her, swings an arm around her and poses for what we decided is the best selfie ever. look at her face when she turns around. pure magic. that's your pop start this morning. >> the look on her face is she realized she hit the button beforehand and stopped the video before he got there. done that a hundred times. >> so cute. dylan, check of the weather? >> we're watching strong storms today, especially southern nebraska, northern kansas. this afternoon and evening, large hail. perhaps three to four inches in diameter.
8:21 am
that's a look at toe weather >> that's your latest forecast. our special series, one small thing. weat're yfocusing on simple, one-step changes to change your life. here to whip us into shape, like he is, a trainer from "the biggest loser," good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> glad to have you here. one small move could change your physique, change your life is? >> simple move, plank. >> that's it? >> it's all you really need to warm up, get the body going. it's great. >> how many times a day, and how much are we doing? >> i would do -- i actually do
8:22 am
you want to do it 30 seconds or more. gauge your stretch. do it pretty often. >> gon to work, right? >> want to see it? >> show me the proper technique. >> there is a proper technique. sit on the edge of your matt . >> i'm doing this in boots and pants. >> i see that. walk your hands out. from this position, make sure you're shoulder width. down to your elbows. >> right. >> a lot of people tend to do this, but it's ong. you're resting this way. keep your shoulders and fists parallel to each other. also, your feet in the same place. >> okay. >> another wrong is raising the hips up. keep your hips the same height as your shoulders. >> perfect position right here? >> this is perfect. >> this is working more than the core, right? >> it's working your chest. it's working your shoulders, your back, your legs. >> let's see if i can put this in practice. we have people on the plaza. they have their mats.
8:23 am
one small change here. 30 seconds on the clock and some music. let's do it. 30 seconds, here we go. holding our plank. let's see if we can talk while we do this and stare lovingly at each other. >> hi. >> you have the best smile, by the way. >> thank you so much. >> 20 more seconds. >> for people who maybe can't handle this, is there a way to work up to this? >> absolutely. if you can't handle it in the beginning, my suggestion is, again, put the hands together to give yourself added support. even let your chest down. >> 30 seconds during a commercial break every once in a while -- another second on the clock. >> keep going. come on! we done already? >> we'll keep doing this all day. let's go. >> this really is about whittling core. it's working your arms. it's working your whole body. >> it's!one of the best things you can do in between your workouts to tone your body. >> we're going to keep holding the pose.
8:24 am
are still holding their planks, too, for extra credit. thanks. get more tips at today.com/one small thing. hold the plank, people. you can sign up for our one small thing newsletter, text today 66866. message and data rates may apply. tomorrow, one thing to add to your diet. how long am i going to keep doing this? make the most of your breakfast, lunch and dinner. now my arms are shaking. >> i love it. >> good job. >> hold the pose! >> that was actually my body double on some of the where in the world segments. right? >> it was. >> thank you. as we've been mentioning, this year is the 100th anniversary of the national park service. >> next month, we're visiting some of the parks and monuments its helped protect and preserve. where are we headed?
8:25 am
>> reporter: starting may 9th, we'll explore the wonders and sites of the country's best national park like the mag al world of the dry tortugas. a collection of seven small islands found 70 miles off the coast of key west. its crown jewel, fortever jefferpmn. once a prison, now surrounded by redaefs and marine life. hidden beneath the surface, the carlsbad caverns. we'll hike over a mile down to the stunning rock formations underneath. at sunset, we'll experience the wonders of a bat flight. we'll also visit acadia national park, or heaven on earth. a stunning treasure on the coast of maine and the country's oldest national park. nearly 50,000 acres of
8:26 am
and mountains. and we'll hit the rock. alcatraz island. what was once home to some of the most feared criminals, now boasts gardens, marine life and exceptional views of the san francisco bay. >> love our national parks. >> so exciting. we all get to see it. sheinelle is in the orange room with more. >> you can head to today.com to learn more about each of the national parks and then use the find your park tool. a website dedicated to matching travelers to their ideal destination.
8:27 am
. . . good morning. 8:26. it is 53 degrees out on a tuesday morning. april 26th. i'm darlene rodriguez. on staten island, police are searching for a woman they say hit a 12-year-old boy with a hockey stick. vestigators say she got ngry at some kids playing loudly at a park. that's when she grabbed a stick from one of the boys and hit him with it. e appears to be pushing a stroller. other than some bruises, the 12-year-old is okay. we have quite a few elays and service changes, the 7, e, f, n, and q lines for subway mmuters and we ave hudson and the light schedule. buses cross honor.
8:28 am
beordford road, jamming things up. another on the deegan northbound out after the cross bronx. back to you, darlene. today, we see some afternoon storms, high of 68. tonight, we dry out, cooler, low of 46. tomorrow, lots of sun. 64 is the high. thursday, clouds return with some showers. 59 is the high. friday, scattered showers, 58 de grees. coming up on the "today" show, actor, comedian, dave cou l.i.e. lier
8:29 am
8:30 am
talk to me baby we're back at 8:30 on a
8:31 am
april 26th, 2016. getting a little gray here in the new york area after some overnight storms. hopefully getting nicer for the nice people visiting new york. nice to have them with us. by the way, an even bigger crowd we expect tomorrow as we celebrate 100 days out from the rio olympic games. >> how are your arms from the plank? >> good. ready for the conga. >> okay. > coming up, we could not be more excited, key and peele are here. they'll take our day. they brought the kitten. >> doesn't get better. plus, jill martin has a special steals and deals to freshen up your spring season. best part, everything is at least 70% off. who needs new towels? good time to buy. marilu henner and her husband open up about their unique approach that helped him beat cancer. could it work for you? dylan, how about a check of the weathegr >> it's going to stay a little gray around here. sorry, folks. but it is looking like we have strong sinrms, especially back
8:32 am
because ofohhis diffem nce in temperature, we have temper ures in the 70s and 80s, even upper 80s for some. in dallas, 87 by the end of the week. north of the cold front, temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s. buffalo, a high of 45 degrees today. minneapolis in the 50s, too. back through the rockies, temperatures only in the 50s and 60s. across wyoming, we could see an additional two to four inches of snow. 41 in casper on wednesday. the area in red, through nebraska and kansas, stretching down into oklahoma -- we've got nebraska here, huh? we do have to watch out for strong storms later on today. those could produce large hail. al , tornadoes, too. those will last through the night. tomorrow morning, they make their way closer to st. louis and stretch down to the gulf coast. thanks very much, dylan. we are looking at cloudy skies
8:33 am
there are areas of fog in and oundsa the city. most are norbh and west of us. we are watching this cold front sitting out here to the west. it may fire up another round of showers and thunderstorms. timing is going to be everything. look for high temperature in the afternoon, mid and upper 60s. warmer inland, much cooler at the coast. tomorrow, mid-50s, sunshine. clouds thursday, upper 50s and dry for most of the weekend. >> that's your latest forecast. matt? >> dylan, thank you very much. we have a special edition of steals and deals, all about items to refresh your space and yourself during the spring season. jill martin is here with more on this. good to see you. >> good morning. >> these are things that i think people already have. if you do this, reesh, it really spruces up the house. >> a lot of people don't think to do this. a friendly reminder here. tell me about sheets.
8:34 am
one or the other. five-star egyptian cottons. today.com to see the colors and patterns. one flat sheet, fitted sheet, two pillow cases. queen or king for the duvets. $55, 71% off. >> these feel great. they're nice. >> it's fun to pick t color that'll spruce up the room and make it look different. >> what do you have here? >> sprucing up the skin care. retail $138. you get the foaming cleanser, hydrat or, which is like a drink for your skin, and abday/night moisturizer. it's used by supermodels and cethlebrities. the deal is $39, 72% off for three pieces. >> supermodels use it, we have to use it, right? >> of course. beautiful skin. >> anything better than getting out of a hot shower into a beautiful towel? >> for you, it's more of a bathtub with rubber duck key s. >> it is a hot shower.
8:35 am
set deal. >> that was courtesy of you, too. >> you seemed comfortable. >> i was. >> we didn't bring the rubber ducks this time. >> tell me about the towels. >> the retail, $159. luxury six-piece, turkish towel set. you get two bath towels, two hand towels, two washcloths. $39, 75% off. >> all one color or mix and match? >> all the same color. >> throw pillows. >> face- -face decorative pillows. $89. look at all the fun things. tonight -- >> shouldn't that have a question mark? >> maybe. on the bottom, you see happy house. i love us. what a way to spruce up the house. also, what a great gift and a conversation starter. deal is $25, 72% off. >> great. >> i love these. >> finally, aome throws.
8:36 am
change a room on a couch, on a bed. thane retail, $90. i how big are they? >> nine styles. 50r?edly 6 by 60. indoor/outdoor. for summer, great, right? >> yeah, it's good. >> celebrity fans include george clooney and cindy crawford. $90. the deal is $27, 75% off. >> these are really good deals. should we run through them one more time, as you model a throw? sheet sets and duvet covers. the ling skin products. home source international. face-to-face and throws. do you have any questions about the products or past orders? head to the steals and deals page at today.com. >> rubber ducky to come. >> thank you. marilu henner on how she helped her husband fight cancer.
8:37 am
8:38 am
it seems like a cold at first. you can't concentrate, can't sleep. be fore long it's all you can think about. you feel anxious and uncertain. until one day you realize, this could be it. you've done it, you've quit smoking for good. a little suffering now can save a lot of suffering la ter. stop before the real suffering starts. you can quit smoking.
8:39 am
decades, actress and st-selling author marilu henner chronicled her healthy lifestyle. when her then-boyfriend, now husband, got cancer, it took on a new meaning. the new book, "changing normal," how i helped my husband beat cancer. >> good to be here with you. >> this book is part wellness, part health story and part love story. natural naturally, we have to start with the love story. you met in college. >> at the university of chicago. he's actually my dormmate's boyfriend. i thought he was a great guy and i didn't twinkle in his di rection. we double dated. time went by, they broke up. i became a professional actress and i was getting married to my first husband, at a courthouse in new orleans. hadn't seen each other in years. ships passing. caught up after -- well, he's my
8:40 am
i'll put it that way. >> fast forward 33 years and you met again. >> he called me out of nowhere six months after my divorce was final. we were madly in love. within a week, we're saying, i love you. you're the love of my life. o months into our relationship, he's diagnosed with bladder cancer. >> going through that at all, in any circumstance, let alone at the beginning of a relationship, how did marilu help you, when she's made health and wellness a part of her life? >> she was there from the beginning. she didn't flinch at all. kind of accepted it as a challenge, you know. she was going to make me over anyway, so might as well do it from the inside, as well. >> michael, perhaps, didn't have the most healthy lifestyle? >> no. or the best haircut. >> yeah. >> you know, i just -- i just never saw us not together. i never didn't see a future, even though people said he might have only a few months to live. instead of going the traditional routes, we did the best of east and west.
8:41 am
>> as you said, it's east and west. what does that mean? for people who are wondering, what should i do? how should i treat my issues? what does it mean to collect the best of both worlds? >> instead of just going with chemo and radiation, automatically, and a doctor says, we're going ti burn, cut, cauterize, poison you, suppress your immune system and get you back to normal, i felt like, because i lost my parents young in liue, i knew there were other ways we could take care of his health. we did a combination of immuno immunotherapy immunotherapy, total detox, plant-based diet. everything from skin brushing to infrared saunas to supplements. >> you're not saying don't do the traditional methods. >> oh new york city. >> oh, no. >> do a balance. >> don't go to the first websites where somebody paid to be there. get second opinions. really, change your normal --
8:42 am
it'll be better for you if you do. >> michael, what was that transition like for you? because you did have to change so much of your lifestyle. in fact, in the book, you write about it being, at times, painful. your family and friends didn't understand the new you. >> that's for sure, yeah. i think change is difficult for the people around you. they feel threatened by it. on the one hand, being a cancer patient, it was good to have all these regimens and things to do every day. i felt like i was helping myself. i wasn't sitting there being a victim, wai ng for a doctor to cure me. so in that way, it gave me a daily routine that was healthy and helpful through the ordeal. back to what you were saying, wholistic was exactly the word. east is the wholistic, healing the body. at the same time, using the west to specifically target the cancer. >> he was diagnosed with two cancers. two months after bladder cancer, he was diagnosed with lung cancer. >> you've been in remission how long? >> 12 1/2 years. >> congratulations. >> doctors said, we have to take ur b
8:43 am
if you want to have sex, we'll run a hose up and you can pump it six times. no pump necessary. didn't go through the surgeries and saved his life. >> she's a force of nature. >> and she knows what she wants. >> one of the most interesting thing about you is you have a memory where you remember every day of your life. >> it was easy to write the book. i could remember specific conversations, what i was wearing, what he was wearing, what doctors were wearing and saying. >> that's a lot of pressure on me doing this interview, if you're going to remember it forever. most people forget. >> you should try writing a book with her. >> mar ishs l arksmarilu and michael, thank you. >> we want to help people. it's easy to change the little your normal. >> good information in the book. "changing normal." thank you so much. coming up next, comedy
8:44 am
8:45 am
8:46 am
back at 8:45.awe have the masterminds behind one of the greatest cat movies of our time. ke panu. keegan-michael key and jordan peele, behind the comedy "key and peele." >> a run away kitten shows up at the door, and it's love at first sight. take a look. >> i know you don't want to hear this, b t everything happens for a reason. >> you're right, clarence. everything does happen for a reason. i want you to meet keanu. >> what? no! no! oh, my gosh. that's the cutest cat i've ever seen in my life. i'm sorry, keanu? >> yeah. >> okay. >> i think it means cool breeze
8:47 am
keegan-michael key and jordan peele, good morning. good to see you. >>d-sood to see you. >> you made one of the cats run right into the wall there. >> i'm thinking ofbehe hockey players. he's okay. doing fine. >> they land on their feet, and their heads have fur on it. >> can we be honest about something? i mean this. we quote your lines in this studio every single morning. >> that's what they said. >> we areiridiculous fans of yours. >> we love you. >> there's no blake whotworks at nbc. >> blake. >> first of all, you're not cat people, you're both dog people. >> wait a second. >> okay. i don't mean to be disparaging. >> the controversy as already started. we love cats, grew up with cats and cats are important. we expect -- it'stthe best possible pet for this movie. we're pet people.
8:48 am
kitten movie. it's the kitten movie. >> by the way, i mean, stunt work by the kittens in this movie is something to behold. i don't know how you did it. the kittens are leaping, doing acrobatics. >> sliding across the steps. it's all practical. no cgi in the movie. all real cats. >> if you put a kitten in slow motion and put music behind it, it's physically amazing acrobats. >> better action movie than anything. >> i can't believe i'll say this, but without giving the plot lines away here, keanu disappears and you havehio find keanu. >> right. >> it takes you into interesting circumstances with gang members. am i okay here so far? >> you're okay. >> very good. well played. >> you are anything but gang members. >> we're anti-gang members. >> your favorite song is by george michael.
8:49 am
>> our characters have to pretend to be hard. we have to pretend to be gang members ourselves. not only gang members, we have to pretend to be the baddest asas sassins in the rld. >> o how does that go? >> it gets us into a little trouble. >> hilarity ensues. oh, there we go! more hockey going on. >> how did you come up with the name keanu with the cat? thought of keanu reeves. wats i supposed to? >> yeah. >> keanu, right. of it, is movie is about movies. took two regular guys and put them in the high stakes world of action crime movies. >> it's about movies. like most of your humor, it's also about kind of testing st eotypes. >> yeah, definitely. >> which makes a lot of people uncomfortable. political owrrectness, a big topic in the presidential race right now. >> right. >> you're apparently against political correctness. >> oh, yeah.
8:50 am
>> i don't know if that would b politically correct. >> that'd be extreme. >> there is a sense of us wanting to explore -- especially in the african-american community -- a spectrum. there's a lot to experience. for us, we like to explore different parts of our community and the culture of our community, yeah. >> we didn't know if it was okay r us to quote some of these things. >> yes. >> you understand how sometimes we feel weird reciting your best punch lines. >> i get it. >> go for it. >> go in the bathroom, turn off the lights, look in the mirror, say it. >> we'll pop out of the mirror. >> keegan, you're known for your luther, the obama anger translator. >> right. >> do you hink you might have a hillary or trump translator in your future? >> we've talked about this. we're not sure trump needs a translator. you understand exactly what he's saying. >> needs to translate for somebody else.
8:51 am
our show where hillary's anger translator, savannah, came out. >> i like that name. >> that was one of our favorite sketches. >> one of the best. >> yeah, that was sort of a meeting between hillary and -- >> yeah, yeah. >> without you two, my kids would be speechless at home. so thank you, thank you, thank you. >> sorry about that. >> really appreciate it. >> "keanu" comes out in theaters on friday. the kittens are up for adoption at north shore animal league america. head to today.com for more information. coming up next, we're cooking up something special with our "today" food all-stars.
8:52 am
8:53 am
gonna let it burn, burn, burn, burn we are back at 8:53 with "today" food. we're introducing you to our food club stars. the next generation of cooks making an impression in the kitchen and on ne. next up, lauren nolan, lake shore lady. a food and lifestyle blogger in chicago. so good to meet you. >> thanks for having me. >> we're making something that sounds delicious but you're making it healthier. tell me about it. >> we are making shrimp scampi with suh keely. zucchini.
8:54 am
it's delicious and tastes like spring. >> tell me about the ingredient grid. >> butter, olive oil, garlic, lemon, those kinds of ingredients. of course, shrimp. of course, zucchini. >> i think this is the thing that intimidates me the most. how do we get the rucchini to look like pasta. >> this is a spiralizer and is not scary. turn this lever and press in a little bit. the noodlesme come out. want to try it? >> i really do. >> this is only like $30. that's about it. >> what am i pressing? >> right on top. >> of course, i'm having my issues. tasters downstairs? don't worry about this. how is it? >> beautiful noodles come out. >> i see. you have to push a little bit. >> yeah. >> now i'm experienced. >> if you're spectacle about this, throw some real noodles in there with the zucchini noodles. everybody gets the bite they love.
8:55 am
>> you can do that, too. >> shrimp. >> add salt and pepper. >> should i be liberal or reasonable? >> liberal, yeah. butter and oil in the pan. add our shrimp right in. shrimp cooks super fast, which is what makes this great for a week night. once the first side starts to turn pink, we're going to add our garlic right on in there. then just cook that for a few minutes, until they're all cooked through. >> okay. >> once they're done, you'll remove it. then we have the drippings in the pan here. all we're going to to is add some lemon juice. >> are we scraping up the drippings? >> yeah. this makes the sauce. >> if you didn't want to use the alcohol, could you use something else? >> yes. either a white wine or chicken stock. >> what does it add to it?
8:56 am
kind of a shrimp scampi flavor. we also add parsley, lemon zest and red pepper flakes. >> guys downstairs, a verdict? >> so fresh. >> i always wanted to try the zucchini noodles. delicious. >> taste good? >> really good. >> we have 30 seconds. leit's get it across the finish line. >> cook it until the alcohol is off. add your zucchini noodles in. combined. add the shrimp back in. that's important. >> toss it for a few seconds to warm it up? >> exactly. that's really it. 's only like 20 minutes from start to finish. >> lauren, aka lake shore lady, thank you so much. fodor this recipe and to meet our other food club stars, today.com/food.
8:57 am
you want for your 8:57. 53e degrees on this tuesday morning. i'm darlene rodriguez. today, voters go to the polls for primary elections in five states, including connecticut. the state is rolling out a new online election system, expected to be more accurate and return results more quickly. primaries are being held in pennsylvania, maryland, rhode island and delaware.
8:58 am
are up for grabs. democrats will be fighting for 463 delegates. let's check the weather. afternoon storms, high of 68. tonight, we dpri ry out, cooler, low of 46. tomorrow, lots of sun. is the high. thursday, clouds return with some showers. high of 59. friday, scattered showers, 58 degrees. the "today" show is coming right back. just ahead. how to make your home smarter from complaininging out light itches to a not so basic toilet.
8:59 am
snack patrol, saving the snack world. whoae whoa, whoa... ma' am, we can smell the bland snack all over you.
9:00 am
whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoao whoa...yeah. yeah. new hershey and reese' s snack mix, with chocolate, nuts and pretzels. it' s snack justice. this morning on "today's house. find out why he's teaming up co-stars. control your fridge from your smartphone. a comedian who knows how to make a good impression, kevin pollak. >> annou er: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al
9:01 am
geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's tuesday morning, april 26th, 2016. nice day here in new york. nice crowd on the plaza. i'm willie along with natalie, odylan. morning. jam. >> i forgot what i picked. oh, yeah, "handclap" by fitz and the tantrums. get your hands clapping? >> fun song. >> i neea to be told what to do with my hands. >> keep it here. >> we were concerned when dylan sat down. are you okay after the lemonade thing yesterday? >> i've come down a little bit. >> we were talking about beyonce's video "lemonade." lillen dylan literally got choked up. >> i was a little into it, telling how this happened and this happened. i've come down. >> it was a beautiful moment.
9:02 am
it was fantastic. so today as you know, five critical primaries in the race to be president of the united states on both sides of the aisle. yesterday, donald trump is feeling it. he's ahead big in the five states. feels like he's turning the cornfer to become the nominee. he was fired up yesterday. john kasich, as you may have seen, was caught eating a few times on the campaign trail. yesterday in philly at a diner. holding a press conference while having lunch. donald trump has seen enough. >> i have never seen a human becring eat in such a disgusting fashion. i'm always telling my young son, and always with my kids, all of them, i'd say, children, small, little bites. small. this guy takes a pancake and is shoving it in his mouth. it's disgusting. do you want that for your president? i don't think so. i don't think so. it's -- honestly, it's disgusting. >> i s
9:03 am
i was dying. every time i see it, it's hilarious. kasich. >> i've all been caught eating. they're holding press votes. we're at a diner, just like you, eating pancakes and i'm trying to get your vote. >> pork chop. there's a rick perry corn dog picture we won't get into. every politician has been caught in a compromising position. >> why is food part of the campaign trail? >> you're in the diners and restaurants, mixing it up with people. >> hillary clinton has a famous rule. she won't eat on camera. she broke it in new york last week. you don't want that picture out there. john kasich does not care. you put food in front of him, he'll eat it. >> i have that problem, too. >> donald trump scored points on that with everybody. >> he's been light on john kasich because he doesn't know
9:04 am
now he's found his narrative on john kasich. disgusting eater. >> oh, my gosh. i mean, it teaches us a lesson. we eat on camera all the time. >> we're a out to o er your shoulder. >> i alwayics have food in my mouse on this mouth on this show. >> interesting thing a city in voermany is doing. there, they actually have such a bad pro em with people looking down at their phones and texting while they're walking. while walking into, apparently, antorea where there are -- there is like a light rail or train that goes through the town. now, what they're doing is they've installed these new traffic lights, embedded right into the pavement. you don't have to look up. you can just keep your head down the whole time. people will not miss the lights when the lights blink. do not cross or there is going to be a train right there. you know, it's a safety problem here in the u.s., too.
9:05 am
university of washington did a survey. 1 in 3 americans, busy texting or working on their p nes while they're crossing or walking. i've been known to walk into pillars in 30 rock all the time. i can't tell you how many times the security guard is, natalie, look out! >> we need e security footage of that. hand it over. >> at the elevator, oh! >> h many times in new york do you see people going in cross crosswalk, near death experiences. cabs slam on the breaks. >> should a city cater to the people too clueless to look up from their phone? >> train crossing, do it. >> no crossing rails or barrier. but we have gotten to that po sint, i think, in society. you're basically -- i mean, we have to sort of reconfigure our cities and our sidewalks. >> i alwaysthave the look when i'm done on my phone. i realize i'm dodging and walking into people. i do the lookup like, i'm paying attention. i'm totally paying attention. >> how m
9:06 am
somebody walk straight into you and look up when they hit you? i'm guilty of it, too. >> hello! >> easy to run into willie. >> interesting. i wonder if we'll see that here. >> i think we are going to. >> some version of it. >> some version, certainly. it's a safety thing. i do think we are getting to this point where kids more and more -- those kids today. >> walking around like this all the time. >> not natalie at all. >> look up. i'm guilty, too. >> dylan was choked up about "lemonade" yesterday. we have something else that will choke you up. zac efron. >> never going to live that down. >> dylan loses it when she's around zac efron. >> so, zac, you're -- sorry. going into this movie, i would say -- >> i love that. i love seth rogen doing the awkward little -- >> did you not notice i'm
9:07 am
>> that's why we love you. >> then a situation like that. >> i it's cute. we love you. >> well, yesterday, had a rou h day on the set of "baywatch." they were shooting in georgia. it appears zac trips and falls behind his co-stars. clever piece of marketing, perhaps? >> i think it's mark it eing et marketing. i think he's athletic. >> my natural reaction is to laugh when someone trips and falls. i hope he's okay. >> i'm sure he's fine. probably fake. >> looks like a flip. >> heels are above dwayne johnson's head. >> that is a fit group right ere. holy smokes. left to right, everybody is looking great. we have a big day -- >> because they're not eating pretzels pretzels. today is national pretzel day. don't you love all the holidays? stanley from the "office" loved national pretzel day. take a look.
9:08 am
lo such aore thing. i wake u every morning in the bed that's too small, drive my daughter to a school that's too expensive. thgren i go to work to a job for which i get paid too little. but on pretzel day, well, i like pretzel day. oh, stanley. >> have we got a treat for stanley, and for us. >> ben's soft pretzels. >> look at that. >> "today's take" written out in pretzel. >> amazing. >> they were b ed whin the last half hour. >> look beautiful. >> the "t" is still warm. >> i feel bad eating that. >> i'd like to buy a "t." >> have a bite, john kasich. >> come on. go ahead. >> willie, show america how it's done. >> pretzel. >> how do we eat on tv? >>6s ben's is giving away a year's worth of pretzels like these. go to ben's pretzels facebook
9:09 am
>> we're working on the "t" here. you know how the shape of the pretzel came around? apparently, a monk created it in the -- 1610. not even the 1600s. it's 610. it's written here. legend has it. i don't know about the "t." >> man, that's good. >> created the pretzel. >> thank you, ben's. these areamazing. >> in honor of john kasich, i'll do the weather with a pretzel in my mouth. >> eating on live tv. >> that was a bad idea. alking to myself let's talk storms. back through the plain states, we have a severe thunderstorm watch in effect in yellow here. in kansas city, we even have a severe thunderstorm warning. you can see a lot of cloud-to-ground lightning. it'll move east. then w tll get a break. then we're going to see stronger storms develop later this afternoon.
9:10 am
we could see stronger storms later on today. es pecially south central nebraska, also through kansas. that's where the possibility of hail, three to four inches in diameter, is possible. we could even see strong tornadoes that be spread east through the night. tomorrow, we're looking at the chance for those to affect areas like st. louis, stretching to the gulf coast by tomorrow morning. lasting chouds this morning. not much in the way of shower activity. another round of showers and thunderstorms. unsettled day ahead. grab the umbrella. upper 60s, city, 70, new jersey. 50s, out east. dries out tonight. 40s, in town. 30es north and west. tomorrow, bess date of the week. beautiful and bright. temperatures in the middle 60s. more clouds. upper 50 gs, dry for the bulk of the weekend. next chance of rain sunday night into monday.
9:11 am
am i walking back over here? >> yes, you are. come on over. >> have a seat. >> i see what's going on now. >> good morning. hi. >> what am i doing? dave coulier is in my seat. how cool is that? >> i am here. >> he has a new book. >> "the adventures of jimmy bugar." >> very exciting. >> no one had written a book about a 10-year-old booger from nosa scotia. >> when your type 2 diabetes numbers aren't moving in the risght direction, it can be a burden. but what if you could wake up to lo er blood sugar? imagine loving your numbers. discover once-daily invokana . it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. and it's proven to lower a1c better than januvia . p invokana is used along with diet and exercise
9:12 am
sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. and while it's not for lowering systolic blood pressure or weight loss, it may help you with both. invokana r can cause important side effects, including dehydration, r which may cause you to feel dizzy, p faint, lightheaded, or weak, upon standing. r other side effects may include kidney problems, genital yeast infections, changes in urination, high potassium, increases in cholesterol, risk of bone fracture, or urinary tract infections, possibly serious. r serious side effects may include ketoacidosis, which can be life threatening. r stop taking and call your doctor right away if you experience symptoms. p or, if you experience symptoms of allergic reaction such as rash, swelling, r or difficulty breathing or swallowing. do not take invokana r if you have severe liver or kidney problems or are on dialysis. p tell your doctor about any medical conditions and medications you take. using invokana with a sulfonylurea or insulin
9:13 am
imagine life with a lower a1c. are you loving your numbers? there's only one invokana . ask your doctor about it by name. you brought your own ketchup? yah! i promised my mom i'd stay off high fructose corn syrup. moms know best french's has no high fructose corn syrup. tastes great! french's... only real ingredients.
9:14 am
the contoured look. new master contour kit from maybelline new york. contour to define. blush toha accent. ... highlight your look. the contoured look. always easy. never overdone. maybelline's new master contour kit. make it happen. maybelline new york. deuit. nuts. silky smooth dark chocolate. revel in the pleasure of new dove fruit and nut. dave coulier wears many hats. actor, comedian and voice-over man. he'll be joey gladstone from "full househe" and "fuller house" now streaming on netflix. >> he has a new storybook, "the adventures of jimmy bugar."
9:15 am
>> yes, it is all about bugar. it's about time. there hasn't been something like this, you're saying >> it's a unique book. there are 15 songs if hidere that are embedded in the book. kids can rea along and sing along. just scroll through the pages. >> it's a digital book. >> it's for kindle and ipad. i wanted to create something where kids would read. i think you have to entertain kids. there's 92 pages of illustrations here by bob harper, who is a disney animator. john stamos does the voice of buck naked. >> of course he does. >> jimmy lives in nosa scotia with his mom, sugar bugar. her voice is done by lori loughlin. jodie sweetin sings a country
9:16 am
duet with the lead singer of the roger wellers. there is reggae, blues, country, all kinds of songs. a lot of jokes in here for the parents. when your kids are driving you nuts, driving around in the back of the mini van, the parents are ente,tained, too. >> thank you f that. sometimes, it's long getting through the books for mom and dad. we were just talking. i have a 6-year-old and this is how they interface with reading. they swipefluidly how to do it. smart play. >> kids are on tablets and th opat's where they get information. i love when i see kids read. i'm passionate about, you know, doing something for kids. i've been rooted in family programming all these years. i got to see the "full house" kids grow up before my eyes. i've always been entertaining kids. this book will crack kids up. >> you knew bugar s s was the way to go. >> there is a song called "we
9:17 am
>> the puns are working. how fun was it coming up with the names? >> it was a world. i wanted to create a world that was fun for kids. come here, you little booger. come over here. that cracksreids up. i wanted to create a world where there was a lot of puns. little sneezers is the big diner in nosa scotia, owned by art fleming. there is emily snotasake, the most beautiful. there is a blogger, calling himself a blugar. andrea, who plays kimmy gibbler on "full house" says her daughter loves this. parents will get a sick out kick out of it. the music is great.
9:18 am
>> even though it's about the bugars, there's good stuff in there. >> one sneeze away, yeah. >> let's talk "fuller house." you've never seen the original series, and you haven't binge watched the new series? >> i will someday. i'm sure i'll be hooked up to monitors. put that show i was on, put it on. i've just never -- i'm like the last person i want to watch. someday, i'll have my binge watching. i've seen a couple episodes. my son grew up on "full house." he called it daddy's show. he'd say, can i watch daddy's show? i'd be like, finish your br roccoli. someday, i'll watch them. i'm going to direct one of the episodes of "fuller house" this year. >> great. >> looking forward to that. >> season two already getting started then? >> starting up in a few weeks. it's exciting. surreal at the same time, being back at the house, back at warner brothers.
9:19 am
what a gift to work with people who i truly love. >> it is a family. you get a sense of that. >> we love each other. >> not jeff daniels. >> thank you. are you dumb or dumber? i can never figure out who you are. >> do not confuse them. "the adventures of jimmy bugar," available now for download. the m who knows how to survive a horror film, jamie kennedy, is taking a dramatic turn. i like the transition, jamie.
9:20 am
introducing the fusion of exceptional taste with the benefits of our probiotic yogurt. new activia fruit fusion, with the exclusive probiotic bifidus regularis. delicious and good for you. new activia fruit fusion. with ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, the delicious taste of nutella to a whole new make any day a pancake day with nutella.
9:21 am
don't bring that mess around here, evan! whoo! don't do it. don't you dare. i don't think so! [ sighs ] it's okay, big fella. we're gonna get through this together. [ baseball bat cracks ] nice rip, robbie. raaah! when you bundle home and auto insurance through progressive, you get more than just a big discount. i gonna need you to leave. you get relentlessfprotection. [ baseball bat cracks ] when you're getting paid to get healthier, nothing can stop you. reach your spring weight goal with new smartpoints and weight watchers will pay you up to a hundred dollars. hurry, offer ends may 2nd. s i take prilosec otc each morning for my frequent heartburn because you can't beat zero heartburn! ahhh the s >>weet taste of victory! prilosec otc. one pill each morning.
9:22 am
joom jamie kennedy is known for comedy and his ability to survive horror films. he played a film geek in the classic "scream" movies. >> now, he's a brilliant doctor on the nbc series "heart beat." take a look. >> spent ten hours repairing a
9:23 am
would you like to have breakfast with a surgical god? >> i didn't hear anything in the news about hell freezing over, so no. >> oh, you can still not be mad. >> that is where you're wrong. >> jamie kennedy, good morning. >> morning. >> nice to have you here. >> how is everybody feeling? >> okay. >> maybe you should put this on. what does this do? >> makes you see things, you know. >> one would think comedy, but this is definitely more of a dramatic role for you. >> yeah. people were like, man, you're a doctor? really? seriously? but it's a wonderful script. it was such a great part. i think the comedians like to show a different side of themselves. that's one of the reasons i wanted to be a part of this. >> how do you describe this show to people who haven't seen it? "grey's anatomy," "er," "chicago med"?
9:24 am
elsewhere," one of the greatest shows of all time. close to that. we have "grey's" in there. we have a female surgeon dominating the male world. she has three lovers. >> hard problem to have. >> not mad about that, natalie. >> good for her. >> yeah. get there. open it ing up more than chests. where did this go? good morning, america. wait, this is -- >> don't worry about it. >> she's a great doctor. bizarre. my character is really good at doing, you know, surgery, but terrible at hygiene. that's why i have this beard. >> is it hard to get the medical terminology down, or has it become -- >> yeah, it's like the worst.
9:25 am
>> nailed it now. >> people were like, dude, you have to watch a surgery. youtube. i watch my stuff on youtube. >> it's how they do med school now anyway. quickly, we have a game before we go to break. >> medical terminology. >> lingo. >> dr. jamie. justin bieber super fan may experience -- >> what is it? >> what am i talking about, willie? fainting, eye twitching or inability to speak? >> fainting, a. >> wow. >> that's good. >> true or false, natalie. nocturnal -- >> natalie? >> snoring in the sleep. >> you've finally earned enough reward miles on your airline credit card. now you just book a seat, right? not quite. sometimes those seats are out of reach, costing an outrageous number of miles. it's time to switch... to the capital one venture card.
9:26 am
double miles on every purchase, every day. and when you're ready to travel, just book the flight you want, on any airline and use your miles to cover the cost. now that's more like it. what's in your wallet? thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios. well you've come to the right place. mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm
9:27 am
life is what you make it. blinds to go makes it easy. blinds to go. blinds for life. blinds to go's new cascade shades. gentle diffused light when you want it. darkened privacy when you don't. modern elegance always. right now take 30% off our entire selection of beautiful cascade shades. let the sun shine in. or don't. it's all good. blinds to go. blinds for life. a live look at grand central parkway. i'm michael gargiulo. police are searching for a n involved in a road rage attack.
9:28 am
can see him in his silver toyota camry and getting off. he stabbed another driver 11 times near east 6 1st street. the person is now in critical condition. we are going to see afternoon storms, high of 68. tonight, we dry out, cooler, 46. tomorrow, lots of sun, 64 thursday. clouds return. 59 only. friday only, 58. coming up on the "today" show, marylou henner and michael brown share their incredible love story and how they took on cancer together. another local update in 30 minutes.
9:29 am
9:30 am
taking a look at the headlines. flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning. 300 adults were studies getting vaccinated, some in the morning and some in the afternoon. 2 of the 3 strains, the study found those who received the flu shot in the morning saw a
9:31 am
ante antibody conscience centration following one month. an obesity epidemic not slowing down. obesity rates climbed significantly since 1999. more than 33% of american children were overweight in 2014. among those, about 17% were obese. the largest increases were in severe obesity, which now affects an estimated 4.5 million kids and teens. looks like new england quarterback -- or patriots quarterback tom brady will be able to start the season on the sideline. a federal appeals court ruled brady must serve a four-game deflategate suspension imposed by the nfl. the judges overturned a lower court ruling. brady said he had no role in deflating air pressure in footballs used at the afc championship game back in 2015. facebook in a snap?
9:32 am
a r stand alone app, similar to snap chat. the apple n -- app supports live streaming. it encourages the u rs to stay on the site longer and share more. the project is in its early stages. now to another police chase in california. this time, the suspect was not a stolen sedan. instead, it was a young bear on the run. the slow speed pursuit happened last night in a los angeles sur you shall -- suburb. the bear ran from police cruisers trying to scare it from the area. the bear was sedated and will be released back into the forest, where it belongs. let's get a check of the weather right now from dylan, who is in for al. >> hey, natalie. good morning, everyone. we do have a pretty decent day ross the southeast. temperatures in the 80s. the yellow, orange and red area
9:33 am
strong storms, large hail and tornadoes possible as the storm system slowly moves to the east. it'll move into st. louis, stretching down to the gulf coast. by the time we get to tomorrow morning, then they'll fizzle and motve east into the afternoon. unsettled day across most of the a couple of rounds of showers to get through today. a big contrast in temperatures. west of new jersey, you are in the 70s today. east, mid-60s. further east, only 50s for highs along eastern long island and connecticut. a locally heavy thunderkeorm the rest of this afternoon and early evening. tomorrow, plenlt ty of sunshine and more 60s. a return of more showers and rain late sunday night and into monday. >> that's your latest forecast. now to the home of the future and some very cool
9:34 am
your mind and, quite possibly, your budget. they're worth it. eric is the special project manager for "this old house." >>bo let's start with this amazing toilet i must have. what does it do? >> what we love about this new toilet -- >> whoa. >> kohler iinelligent toilet. what we love about t is you walk uy to it in the morning and the lid comes up automatically. no argui about who left the lid up. >> does it go down automatically? >> what's cool about it is kohler's idea w to design a toilet you didn't have to touch with your hands. fewer things you touch, the less you spread germs. you can close the cover, too. what's cool, it has a little seat heater going on. >>r nice and warm. >>ha the idea is you don't use toilet paper with this. there is a -- >> wait, you don't use toilet paper? >> there is a wand that comes out. it washestyou up. right? just like so.
9:35 am
>> you can set it to move forward or back. whatever your preference. when it's done doing your washing for you, it dries you off with a nice refreshing air dry. el>> wow. >> then -- >> i natalie is going to read the bugar book. >> sorry. >> this is $4200.75. >> worth all the bells and whistles. >> right. when you're done, flush it automatically and you're set. >> toasty buns for life. >> exactly. >> out of the bathroom and into the kitchen. >> make sure you wash your hands. everybody gathers in the kitchen. samsung built a fridge around that concept. this is the family hub fridge. >> love this. >> want to open this left-hand door? >> this one? >> yeah. >> what's cool about this, it has cameras built into the door. right here, every time you close the door, t takes a snapshot of all the items on your shelves.
9:36 am
>> you're at the grocery store and thinking, do i still have eggs in the fridge or not? you pick up your phone and you can see right there what's in the fridge. >> so neat. >> you know what to buy. you don't buy things you're going to waste. don't buy extra stuff. the other thing that's cool about it, here's what's inside right now. if we can get the guy to work with the wi-fi. this is what's inside. i just bought the yogurt. it'll expire in five days. we'll drag that guy down there. >> oh, my gosh. >> it'll count down to zero and send you a text when it expires. you know when to toss the yogurt. >> i love the next one. apple now is cornering the home market, as well. they have this new apple homekit platform platform. >> apple has done a great job with homekit. it's a platform, not a physical product. what it does is it gets smart
9:37 am
manufacturers to talk together. what does it mean? i'll show you. siri, good morning. >> oh! >> no way. >> your light bulb comes up, the shades roll up. 80% because you don't want too much sun in the morning. >> right. >> the device kicks on the coffeemaker. >> incredible. >> amazing. >> when you're in bed at night and nobody wants to get up and check the lights, if they're on downstairs, or go across the bedroom, you can say, goodnight, siri. >> you don't clap anymore to turn off the lights. >> upgraded a lot. >> amazing. >> i love these locks. >> this is -- for us, this is one of the killer apps in smart home techno ogy. you can use it today and it's super practical. do you mind ringing the doorbell? press on the middle of the button there. >> here?
9:38 am
hear the chime? we have a few second delay. it'll pop up. >> no way! >> shows up on my phone. i can say, the doorbell is ringing. i can answer that. >> somebody dropping a package off. >> this is a live view of the studio. >> neat. >> i can accept that. i can start talking to whoever it is and say, hey, it's -- hey, mike, the ups guy, what's going on, man? >> really cool. >> he can deliver the package. >> if you want, you the open the door. mike, drop it inside. i hit this button. >> eric, fascinating technology. there's so much more. it's amazing. it's all on the website, today.com. eric, thanks so much. >> thank you for having me. i appreciate it. >> willie? >> kevin pollak and i are excited about the gadgets. >> camera phone in the refij rate -- refrigerator, fantastic.
9:39 am
>> kevin will be here to talk about "special correspondents" and the new film he's there's only one egg that just tastes better. so fresh from the farm. delicious. perfect. only one egg with more great nutrition... like 4 times more vitamin d and 10 times more vitamin e. and 25% less saturated fat. only one egg good enough for my family. because why have ordinary when you can have the best. eggland's best. the only egg that gives you so much more: better taste. better nutrition.
9:40 am
to the woman in the mid-90's showstopper... you're right. it's time to set this bird free. hot blooded, check it and see... got a fever of 103... feelin' hungry? how 'bout a donut? i'm hot blooded..i'm hot blooded! wh her it's 30-years old or 30-days old, carmax will appraise it in as little as 30 minutes. and then your only concern will be how to spend the cash. rad. hi dad. th uh huh. yeah...sorry about that. think about it there must be higher love down in the heart what do you think? and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you' re going to like these numbers.
9:41 am
i could rise above at angie's list, we guarantee a fair price, quality service, and that horrible smells are really good at hiding. oh, boy.
9:42 am
ohh. ooh. [ gags ] so when you need a house cleaner or an exterminator, we can help you get the job done right, guaranteed. get started today at angie's list, because your home is where our heart is. that' s not fair, he should give you your rollerblades back. anddddd, she' s back. storm coming? a very dangerous cheese storm. so you have 20 more bags. mhm. my yoga instructor calls it the death spiral. i call it living the dream. american express presents the blue cash everyday card with no annual fee. cash back on purchases. see you tomorrow. backed by the service and security of american express. if your family outing is magical for all the wrong reasons. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec is different than claritin . because it starts working faster
9:43 am
. muddle no more . been laughing all morning elong. larious comedian ask nd actor. now, kevin pollak is in "special correspondents." two correspondents, ricky gervais and eric bana. kevin is their boss. >> i can't believe i'm following a refrigerator and toilet. >> great material. >> it's a self-cleaning toilet. >> i'm glad the toilet can wipe me up. >> so you know at home, the last five minutes we've been talking only about the self-cleaning toilet. now let's talk about your fantastic movie, "special correspondents." netflix, ricky gervais's brainchild. explain the concept behind the
9:44 am
>> it's a lo l station in new york that does news radio. i'm the director who is not happy with the eric bana field reporter, who is a little full of himself. i send him to ecuador, but ricky, who is the technician, loses their passports and they hole up in an apartment above their favorite spanish restaurant and do to the report, as if they're in ecuador. sounds funny except when they have to continue the story and then they get lost and there is no -- we have big, blown-up photos of them. broting them home. it's a security risk. the wonderful actress from "boardwalk empire" and much more, she and i are in this drama that takes place in the radio place. wh >>ile they're out being funny. so i'm in a ricky gervais comedy. i'm in "all the president's men" at the radio station.
9:45 am
i'm at my weekly poker game. i wasn't in the hand, so i'm on these phone. i check twit he twitter. >> the twitter. >> on the internet. there is direct message, little pop-up there. it's from ricky gervais, who i don't know at this point. >> oh, my gosh. >> we'd met for 40 seconds. >> good thing you follow each other so you can receive the message. >> thankfully, we follow each other. we're both clever and intelligent intelligent. so i open the direct message from ricky and it says, kevin -- my twitter comes with an accent -- kevin, i'm directing this comedy, and there's a part in it for you. brilliant. where should i send the scri ? i direct message back to this person i didn't know but admired. you can send the script. i'll read it for fun. answer is yes. already the greatest direct message i'll ever receive. >> amazing. >> i love that.
9:46 am
ricky gervais impersonation but we just got it. >> sorry. >> no, it was great. "special correspondents" streaming on only kraft n tural cheese has a touch of philadelphia cream cheese, so whatever you make, is creamier than ever. (war drums beating) fight heartburn fast. with tums chewy delights.
9:47 am
to conquer heartburn fast. tum tum tum tum. chewy delights. only from tums. when you're getting paid to get healthier, nothing can stop you. reach your spring weight goal with new smartpoints and weight watchers will pay you up to a hundred dollars. hurry, offer ends may 2nd. there are a lot of ways to pack your breakfast with protein. but the most delicious way is to just add milk. new nature valley cereals. at least 10 grams of protein with milk, and a touch of sweetness for three new ways to power you through your day. jane loves to treat herself. so she loves new light & fit crunch. greek nonfat yogurt with delicious toppings
9:48 am
now that' s a treat! light & fit crunch. feel free to enjoy. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. twe talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . r xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce r the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. p xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke r in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. r for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, t there is limited information on how t xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. p you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. ri couldn't have faa healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. r like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto r without talking to your doctor, as this may r increase your risk of blood clot or stroke. r while taking, you may bruise more easily and r it may take longer for bleeding to stop. p xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. p xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. r
9:49 am
r unusual bruising, or tingling. r if you have had spinal anesthesia while r on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve r or muscle related signs or symptoms. r do not take xarelto if you have an artificial t heart lve or abnormal bleeding. r tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. p before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about r any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number onerprescribed blood thinner t in its class. well that calls for ar round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. p with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring r and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. v as, k yourr do or about xarelto . w ar forget the "saggy diaper cowboy walk". dance freely... in pampers cruisers. with three extra absorb channels, it doesn't sag and stays drier. so dance how er you want.
9:50 am
citi concert series on today is proudly presented to you by citi. >> time for great music from the new movie "singstreet," performed by hudson thdmes. here he is with "drive it like yohu stole it." you just can't stand the way that i walked out from the ledges can't understand the way that i turned myself around i try to terminate this war with
9:51 am
you keep coming back for more freedom, i'm taking it back i'm outta here, no turning back in a baby blue cadillac just when i was stalling i heard an angel calling this is your life, you can go anywhere you gotta grab the wheel and own it drive it like you stole it rolling, this is your life you can be anything you gotta learn to rock and roll it you gotta put the pedal down drive it like you stole it diive it like you stole it we get stuck in the dirt and we can't see where we're going we've faced all kinds of hurt
9:52 am
but i won't be waiting here for the world to end in gold i leave your dust behind me, stranded in the road o freedom, i'm taking it back attitude, i'm giving it b ack in a baby blue cadillac just when i was stalling i heard an angel calling this is your life you can go anywhere you gotta grab the wheel and own it drive it like you stole it >> michael, everybody! >> let's hear it, john.
9:53 am
this is your life you can go anywhere you gotta grab the wheel and own it drive it like you stole it rolling, this is your life you can be anything you gotta learn to rock and roll it gotta put the pedal down drive it like you stole it drive it like you stole it drive it like you stole it drive it like you stole it drive it like you stole it >> hudson thames bringing it. the "sing street" soundtrack is on platforms now and in stores on friday. thank you, hudson.
9:54 am
9:55 am
9:56 am
oh, my goodness. >> hello! >> we have marilu henner.
9:57 am
you
9:58 am
. live look hamilton bridge, 9:57. police are searching for a young man, attempted rape on the lower east side. he might be as young as 16. he followed a woman into the elevator at her building on saturday afternoon and started grreing her. it shows him walking through a rec room not far from the victim's building near stanton and pit street. police are searching for this man. he stuck a cell phone under a dressing room door to record a woman undressing. this happened on april 1st at a jc penney store at the staten island mall high of 68 tonight. drying out. cooler tomorrow, 64. m thursday, clouds return. 59. friday, scattered showers, 58. saturday, 65. sunday, some clouds, 63. coming up on the "today" show, ditch your diet but with a delicious recipe for chicken and waffle sandwiches. another local update in 30 minutes.
9:59 am
life is what you make it. blinds to go makes it easy. blinds to go. blinds for life. blinds to go's new cascade shades. gentle diffused light when you want it. darkened privacy when you don't. modern elegance always. right now take 30% off our entire selection of beautiful cascade shades. let the sun shine in. or don't. it's all good. blinds to go.
10:00 am
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. yes, hello, everybody, it's boozeday tuesday. that's "little bit of you" by

84 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on