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nationwide manhunt. the search intensifies for an award winning surgeon suspected of killing his former girlfriend at the buffalo hospital where they worked. this morning new details on their relationship and why their co-workers say there were warning signs. checks in the city. president obama attended star-studded fund-raiser in new york city including one at the home of sarah jessica parker, while mitt romney did some phrasing himself in the president's hometown. >> justin bieber, the biggest pop star on the planet and he's
who are for a concert today pop star on the planet and he's who are for a concert today friday 15th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. as everyone can say bieber mania has invade rockefeller plaza. between 7 and 8,000 people so far are here for this concert. >> i don't think we're in kansas anymore. arriving tuesday morning and tuesday afternoon, sleeping out in nasty weather, which of course has gotten a lot better for this concert. justin is going to be here in our 8:30 half our. we'll talk to him before 8:00.
he has brought not one but two special guests with him. a little later on justin and i are going to do something that i have never done before. >> all right. we'll find out what that is. he's smiling so it's a good thing. we have a lot of news to get to first, so we'll head inside. we've got tamron hall. good morning, tamron. >> good morning. a nationwide manhunt under way for the suspect of a a shooting in a new york hospital. >> reporter: dr. timothy jorden, award winning trauma surgeon. until now, known for saving lives. jackie wisniewski, a single mother with a 4-year-old son. a hospital receptionist with a dream one day of becoming a nurse. two colleagues with a personal relationship, friends recently saw signs of trouble. >> she had choke marks. i saw choke marks and bruises on her neck. she would be on the phony with me, stay on the phone with me.
i think he may be coming over. >> reporter: she told her she had moved out of his home earlier in the year and wanted to make a new start. >> the scariest part, she kept saying he's going to kill me. >> reporter: police have only said jorden is a person of interest in the case. a manhunt began after witnesses reported hearing four shots and finding wisniewski dead. >> this was the target this took place, not a random act. again, he should be considered armed and dangerous. >> reporter: jorden, age 49, is well-known for volunteer community work. a product of a local hospital, joined the army, became a medic in army special forces units. colleagues and friends said in recent months jorden changed his appearance, losing 75 pounds and growing a beard. while others who know jorden describe him as a soft-spoken,
even keeled man who does not seem capable of the heinous crime he's suspected of carrying out. >> i find it hard to believe. i mean, the facts will come out. knowing tim as i have, got to be close to six years now, i've never seen him angry, ever. >> that was nbc's ron allen reporting. the defense could begin calling witnesses in the jerry sandusky trial as early as monday. the prosecution is finished calling eight accusers that the former assistant football coach sexually assaulted them as children. the defense claim the accusers are financially motivated, a charge they denied. sandusky maintains he's innocent as he denies 52 counts of abuse spank 15 years. more coming up in a live report. a star-studded night of fund-raising for president obama as he joined first lady at the home of actress sarah jessica parker breaking in $2 million. a second manhattan fund-raiser featured a performance from
mariah cary as mitt romney blasts the obama administration as the enemy of job creation. kevin costner duped stephen baldwin out of millions of dollars for a profitable new contract to clean up the bp oil spill. baldwin testified he and a business partner would not have sold shares if they knew bp sold more devices. costner said he allowed the case to go to court and refused to sell because his reputation was at stake. miami heat held out for a win beating oklahoma city thunder tying the series one game each. game three, by the way, will be in miami on sunday night. it is now 7:05. back to matt and ann. you survived, made it back in. >> got to go back out there right now. >> when it comes right down to it, none of those people know
who we are. thank you. al is outside, even as we take a look down from a chopper looking at this massive crowd on the plaza, al is in the middle there somewhere. >> that's right. i'm going to do my disappearing trick for them. it's unbelievable this crowd. it's just grown. let's see what we've let's see what we've gault. a growing issue as far as hurricane coverage is concerned down in the pacific. tropical storm carlotta probably become a hurricane later today. 410 miles southeast of ocpaco by sunday makes landful affecting aul cupoco by then. rainll amounts anywhere from one to three inches from des moines to kansas city. that's what's going on around the ecountcountry. >> gorgeous morning here. it is fresh and cool. clear sky over the metro area and clouds in parts of virginia. later today, right now in the
upper 50s and low 60s. later today up around 80 degrees with low humidity and lots of sun. you'll definitely need sunblock if you're out for a length of time today. clear this evening and down to the 60s by midnight and 50s by dawn saturday. beautiful weekend coming up. near 80 >> and that's your latest weather. ann. >> thank you. as tamron mentioned, the jerry sentenced trial resumes monday after the prosecution calls the final accuser to the stand thursday. michael isikoff at the courthouse in bellefonte, pennsylvania, once again this morning. michael, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. prosecutors nearly wrapped up their case thursday with one of their strongest witnesses. a young man who said he screamed for help in jerry sandusky's basement. jerry sandusky and his lawyers now have the weekend to prepare their defense after prosecutors call their final big witness on thursday, an 18-year-old known
as victim number nine who testified to a pattern of sexual assaults in the sandusky home over a three-year period. the witness, at times nervous and biting his nails, said sandusky took him to his home more than 100 times where the former state defensive coach got really aggressive and forced me to commit varying sex acts in his bedroom. sometimes, the young man said, he would scream, telling him to get off of me. pressed by sandusky lawyer joe amendola, he acknowledged he didn't tell anyone at the time. he's an important guy. he's the guy everyone knows and he's a football coach for real, who would believe kids. the young man was the last of eight alleged victims to testify, all participants in sandusky's second mile charity for troubled kids. prosecutors presented photographs and doums including affecti affectionate letters and stories
he allegedly wrote. >> the letters are a powerful pea piece of prosecution evidence. they began with them and closed with them. >> reporter: a state investigator explained how they built the case against sandusky over an often frustrating three-year period using undercover surveillance of sandusky and a lot of knocking on doors. it was a daunting case to try to get other victims to come forward, he testified. people wanted to maintain that secret. but then a break. an anonymous e-mail that led investigators to mike mcqueary, the former penn state quarterback who told them he had discovered sandusky late at night with a young boy in the school shower. then in 2011 they got the search warrant for sandusky's home and later a locker room at penn state where they found various photographs of the alleged victims and lists of second mile children with asterisk and
dashes next to some of the alleged victims' names as well as notes on their clothing and shoe sizes. when defense lawyers start presenting their case on monday, they say they will show sandusky was really a caring father figure for the alleged victims and that they are now lying about what he did in hopes of making big money from civil suits against him and penn state. ann. >> michael isikoff this morning. michael, thank you. it is now 7:10. here is matt. >> thank you, ann. presidential politics. president obama was in new york city last night, this after dueling it out in the afternoon with mitt romney in ohio. they both gave competing speeches on the economy. chuck todd, nbc's white house correspondent and political correspondent. good morning. >> good morning. it wasn't quite bieber fever at sarah jessica parker's house but the president found himself again rubbing elbows with celebrities as he raked in catch
at a fund-raiser last night with performance from mariah carey and alicia keys, but at the end of the day found him toe-to-toe and arm to arm with republican rivals. >> at the home of sarah jessica parker were filled with more paparazzi than usual thursday evening in anticipation of a different kind of visitor. >> president obama and michelle are coming to my house for dinner. >> reporter: it was one of two-star studded fundraisers the president attended. the second featuring mariah carey. while in new york city he signed his names to one of the final beams to be installed at one world trade center, open next year. officials including governor chris christie, a vocal critic of the president and mitt romney reporter, politics were put aside to mark a building almost 12 years in the making. >> it is great to be back in cleveland. >> reporter: but political gainsmanship was all the rage in ohio earlier thursday. both the president and romney in
the state delivered dueling speeches on the economy. mr. obama spoke for almost an hour contrasting his vision with that of his opponent. >> if you want to give the policies of the last decade another try, then you should vote for mr. romney. >> reporter: the president is trying to this this a choice between two visions, romney 250 miles down state at a factory in cincinnati stuck to his goal of trying to make this election simply a referendum. >> he's been president for three and a half years. talk is cheap. action speaks loud. if you want to see the results of his economic policies, look around ohio looks around the country. >> of course the economy isn't where it needs to be. of course we have a lot more work to do. everybody knows that. the debate in this election is about how we grow faster and how we create more jobs. >> reporter: while the president tried to laugh off his gaffe about the private sector last week. >> you my have heard i recently
made my own contribution to that -- >> reporter: romney campaign featuring it in a new tv ad claiming he's out of touch. >> private sector is doing fine. >> reporter: something the president made passing reference to. >> that may be there plan to win the election but it's not a plan to create jobs. >> reporter: mitt romney went from ohio to chicago, the president's hometown last night to raise just over $3 million. mitt romney begins a five-state bus tour over the weekend to a bunch of smaller towns in battleground states. the president is going to be headed to mexico for the g-20 summit. >> chuck todd at the white house. chuck, thank you very much. david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. >> two speeches in ohio, presidential debate with candidates in separate rooms. they are talking about the number one issue, the economy. if we assume the people on the left and people on the right made up their minds. if you look at the people on the fence and this subject is so important to them, how did these
competing messages play. >> i think they were important. what they underline is you've got two distinct visions for how to create jobs, as chuck alluded to, how to get the economy to recover, how to deal with this looming fiscal cliff that the country faces. >> you say two distinct visions. what are the most glaring differences between their economic philosophy of a all comes down to taxes. a monumental fight whether to raise taxes, the government raises taxes. romney says don't do it, wants to continue tax cuts especially for wealthy americans. the president says no, the way we get fiscal taxes in order is raise it on upper level americans. >> how does mitt romney he say accomplish in the next four years what i haven't done in three and a half years. >> mitt romney is running a
referendum. you're not happy, vote him out. you need an alternative. what the president has to do is say, don't forget about george w. bush. things got really, really bad under him. >> i hear that. i hear him saying that all the time. the question is three and a half years into an administration do you think that strategy works, the blame bush strategy or do people want you to take ownership at this stage. >> they want you to take ownership. i think the argument is they have got to prevail providing context. looks it's not about blaming the previous president, the hill was so high to climb. we're making some progress but the hole is so deep. this guy isn't giving you any better ideas how to get out of it. i, president obama, have a vision. >> let's turn to the guy who called this guy. romney going to wisconsin, the governor there just survived the recall. he's calling on mitt romney to tell people in his state and across the country why he should be elected, not why barack obama
should not be elected. has mitt romney accomplished that? >> i think it's something he's still working on. no, i don't think he has. i think he's in the process of trying to be distinguished. what he's got to distinguish himself in this area is from national republicans. president obama wants to make mitt romney a continuation of all the problems on capitol hill. mitt romney has to stand up and say i've got a distinct vision. how do you create jobs. that's the big question for any challenge now who said the president failed. >> coming up on sunday "meet the press," who are you going to be talking to. >> david plouffe and senator john mccain as well. >> happy father's day to you. >> same to you. >> now here is ann. now to an update we brought you earlier this week. max page, the young boy who played darth vader in a successful super bowl ad is roving from open-heart surgery this morning. michelle franzen has more on this story. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. max remains in icu. the first 48 hours following
open-heart surgery like this are the most critical. max is showing incredible strength and doing fine so far. his mom gave us an e-mail update in the last few hours saying max is awake at times, talking, and looking forward to going home. max page, the little boy behind the darth vader mask in the famous volkswagen super bowl commercial put on a brave face to undergo open-heart surgery, doctors say with flying colors. >> we're very pleased with his progress and outcome. i think everybody was calm. i think max was more calm than the parents actually. >> reporter: his parents jennifer and buck said in a statement it was max who offered them comfort and laughed heading into surgery. holding onto his stuffed animals and his brother's hand, his mom said he told everyone, it's okay. i'm not scared. it's the same upbeat attitude max displayed at home just days before, running around and
running through the can do list he created of things he plans to do while recovering this summer. >> hide and seek, scavenger hunt. >> what do you think is going to be the best part after you're done with the surgery? you have a lot on that list you need to do. >> i think i'll just be able to do much more stuff then. >> reporter: the seven-year-old was born with a congenital heart defect that affects one in 1,000 children born each year. doctors say the valve in max's pulmonary artery was underdeveloped. doctors inserted a new valve helping his heart function and helping max to be like other kids. >> running and playing was becoming more difficult for him. as we know max, he was a real competitor so he wanted to keep up with his friends. >> doctors say they expect max to make a full recovery, but he'll have to rest at home at least six weeks. he'll do that in mom and dad's
bed when you funned up before the surgery. >> he looked around and said if i'm going to be in the house all summer, it needs to be more fun. waiting for the force to return. doctors expect max to stay here for a few more days, about a total of five days. they say that replacement valve should last anywhere between 10 and 15 years, which, ann, we'll make sure max gets time to enjoy being a kid until he becomes an adult. >> good news he's out of the surgery and doing better. michelle franzen, thank you so much this morning. still ahead the countdown is on. justin bieber takes the stage for a full 8:30 half hour. but first, this is "today." [ male announcer ] this was how my day began.
revelation from a teen set on fire by a group of classmates. what he said at the stand at the trial of the alleged ringleader of the attack. >> on a much lighter note, adam sandler will join us, but first we'll head out to al and justin bieber. >> they are getting ready. even having fans having breakfast. are you big justin bieber fans? having a good time? what's for previous, bagels and cream cheese? what time did you get here? >> 4:00. >> woke up at 2:30. now you're here. what's your favorite bieber song. >> i like them all. >> you like them all. "boyfriend" that's a new one, right? >> yes. >> all right. back inside. >> all right, al, thanks very much. we're going to sit down and talk to justin in our next half hour before the concert. but first your local news and weather. [ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water from the first ever hands-free dispenser,
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7:30 on friday morning, the 15th of june, 2012. bieber mania day here at rockefeller plaza. thousands of justin bieber fans have shown up this morning. it's one of our biggest crowds ever. many of them have been camped out for the last four days just to be here. i'm ann curry alongside matt lauer, we're excited about this day. coming up we'll sit down with the man himself. >> we'll find out what he thinks of all this bieber fever and talk about the new direction he's taking in his music.
then justin has convinced me to do something i have never done before. >> are you scared? >> a little bit nervous about that. should be interesting. justin has lined up a couple of special guests who will join him as well, coming up. >> i think they will make the crowd very happy. begin this half hour in florida on a serious story. the prosecution is expected to rest its case today at the trial of a teenager accused of instigating a brutal attack on a classmate, this after the victim took the stand thursday. thanh truong joins us. good morning. >> reporter: ann, good morning to you. for the first time since he was severely burned, 14-year-old michael jackson brewer testified against the teenager accused of being the ringleader on the stand. at times he was frustrated about the attack and surprisingly admitted he lied about some of the stories. minutes after michael brewer took the witness stand thursday, he described the events in 2009 that led to him being set on
fire. >> i just remember a cold liquid going down my back. i started walking and i started feeling burning, then i started running. >> reporter: with flame on his body, brewer ran to a nearby pool and jumped in. >> i could see skin hanging from my arms. i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: prosecutors claim now 17-year-old matthew bent charged with second degree murder instigated the attack, that he offered money to other teens to douse brewer in rubbing alcohol. the defense countered on cross-examination. >> you at no time ever heard him tell anybody to pour anything on you, did you? >> no, i didn't. >> you at no time ever saw him or heard him tell anybody to set you afire, did you? >> no, i didn't. >> the repetitive, direct questions seemed to frustrate brewer. >> in my defense, they set me on
fire. >> reporter: in previous sworn statements, brewer said the attack happened after he and bent had a dispute over a $40 little mermaid video game. but on thursday brewer changed his story saying the fight was over a marijuana bowl he refused to buy from bent. >> you told us it wasn't about this, it was about a bowl. >> yes, sir. >> are you telling us you lied to us back when we took your deposition. >> yes, sir. >> the defense has argued bent was present at the scene the day of the fire but was never directly involved in the burning. >> you never saw him with any containers or anything in his hand. >> no, i didn't. >> two others teens have admitted their roles in the attack. one teen confessed to pouring the alcohol on brewer. the other said he flipped the lighter that set him ablaze. both have testified it was all bent's idea. those teens took plea deals and are now in prison. an emotional brewer left court on thursday wiping away tears after recounting the horrific day.
if matthew bent is convicted, he could face up to 30 years in prison of the trial resumes this afternoon where the defense will present its case and likely closing arguments will follow later today an. >> thanh truong this morning. thanh, thank you so much. now let's get a check of the weather from al. >> all right. we are up here on our perch going from the 48th street all the way to 50th street, it is packed with bieber fever fans. whoa, perfect morning for bieber fever. let's see what we've got as far as your tem concerned today. it is going to be hot in midsection of the country. big ridge of high pressure dominating. look at these afternoon highs. chicago 93, st. louis 95 and memphis 95 and rest of the country, those 90s extend and 60s in the pacific northwest and 70s and 80s in the mid-atlantic
states and the northeast down into the southeast and florida. that is what is going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> a delightful morning here. the air is fresh and cool on this friday morning under a clear sky around the metro area. low to mid-60s. only 60 south and north. later today near 80 and lots of sunshine and low clouds around and clear tonight for a friday evening and great weather for the nationals and yankees at nationals park tonight will be in the 70s through the early part of the evening and then over the weekend, saturday and sunday. highs near 80 both days and low humidity. you know who else has bieber fever, my people! my people! my people! [ cheers and applause ] matt. >> all right, al. thank you very much. now to a consumer alert for anyone with a checking account.
according to a new report many banks are charging americans excessive and confusing fees. senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has details on this story. lisa, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. with so many americans living on financial edge, a new report cautions your own checking account can be hazardous to your financial health. it warns consumer can be hit with excessive overdraft cost, hidden fees and in comprehensible disclosure agreements. two years after reforms designed to curb abuses, many banks are still getting rave reviews from their customers. >> also some hidden transaction that's going to catch up with you two weeks later and, bam, you have an overdraft. >> the new report from charitable trust says bank practices are putting kurps at financial risk through high and unexpected cost through little benefit. it says the typical checking
account now has as many as three dozen fees, some of them exotic. empty envelope fee, self-service fee, even a fee for counting coins. >> we don't know what a lot of these fees are but they are in the disclosures. >> reporter: the report says overdraft fees, which generated $29.5 billion last year, remains excessive and are especially damaging to families like steve dolan's, which live paycheck to paycheck. this week dolan accidentally overdrew his account by $150 and got hit with $102 in penalties, which he calls predatory. he thinks it's all about sagging bank profits. >> they had to do something so they decided to go after people like myself, the working class, who they can count on overdrafting now and then. >> reporter: banks admit they are under financial pressure and say all the fees are necessary to recover what it costs them to service checking accounts, an average of $250 each year. they insist all their practices
are spelled out in checking account disclosure agreements which now run an average of 69 pages. richard hunt is a spokesman for the banking industry. but a 69-page disclosure. >> we don't like. we don't like it. >> do you think any consumer can comprehend it. >> i know i can't. >> why do you do it? >> we have to. all the regulations passed by congress and regulators force us to do so. we have to protect ourselves from liability. >> reporter: consumers who have a dispute with their bank can take it to arbitration. there's a catch here, too. some banks have carried in the fine print a requirement consumers play all the bank expenses and attorneys fees even if the bank loses. matt. >> so it's a win-lose for the consumer. all right, lisa. thank you very much. coming up a one-on-one with justin bieber before he gets to the concert stage, but first these messages. -my shoulders know. know. [ female announcer ] do you know what a difference dove nourishment can make?
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autism that could impact millions of families. dr. nancy snyderman, nbc's chief medical officer. good morning. >> reporter: the challenge is to diagnose kids. doctors have relied on a book called diagnostic and statistical manual of disorders, a lot of big words, doctors call it dsm, to diagnose autism. doctors are looking at putting everyone on the autism spectrum into one category. tony leonard was 15-month-old when his parents saw he was developing differently from other children. >> at the time he was diagnosed, he was two and a half, and he was diagnosed with pddbos. >> reporter: stands for pervasive disorder not otherwise specified. pddnos. although it was devastating, the leonards say this early
diagnosis was the best thing that could happen to the family. >> made a good point. this the same child that woke up this morning. just because there's a nam for what he has didn't doesn't mean he's a different child. >> the standard for diagnosing children with autism is known as the dsm 4. they are in three occasion. for helen, dual role as mother and educator, getting the diagnosis right is key. she runs a school for high-functioning autistic school that her son, tony, now 15 attends. >> it's thank you and until we meet again. >> very nice. >> she says the words for these classifications children like tony would fall through the cracks. but the guidelines are now
changing. dr. katherine, a psychologist and on the american psychiatric association panel appointed to make sure dsm criteria are up to date. >> in the new dsm 5 criteria only one category of autism disorder no longer pddnos and asperger's. >> that has some parents worried. this doctor is one of them. >> the problem is if you take away the autism label or asperger's label, it enter fees with people thinking conceptually in a sensible way of what does a person need fnd3 themes ones we've incdelud now, the mo can be the people who support and become
productive members of society. >> for many parents the results of the doctor's study strikes a nerve. the possibility of losing government-funded services is terrifying. >> he's had so many wonderful people, therapists and teachers who have invested the other expn the panel caution the changes are in patient's best interest. >> one of the things our committee really wanted to do was to have a single autism ser >> with the may 2013, stakes ae high. >> what we don't need are economic or political issues to distract us from the fact that despite what the diagnosis, the label is, the needs these children have don't change. at the end of the day, that's what we need to be focused on. >> a shared focus and a common
ren will have the opportunities they need to reach their fullest potential. believe this field has been too segmented, too complicated, and this move will help narrow the playing field and in a weirdann simpler, it can include more kids. >> the idea is if we make changes, some kids will fall through the cracks. >> that group, high functioning kids, look, these kids can be mainstream, don't need as much help, but those kids, some parents would argue, are exactly the kind of kids you should invest in because those children are silicon valley of tomorrow. so this is, i believe, going to be a battle in medicine, sociology and funding. i don't think this is over. >> a very interesting story. nancy snyderman, thank you for
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meantime what's going on inside? matt? >> that's right, ann. i can hear you. we're in the greenroom on the main studio floor. i'm here with justin bieber. justin is here with a young lady we learned a little about in the past. tell us a little about her. >> say hi. >> how are you? >> hi. >> avalona has a nickname. >> mrs. bieber. she had her own little wedding at the hospital. >> and we -- but it raunt really the red sauce. do you want -- >> what she's trying to say, there was a paper cut-out of me
and she did the whole wedding with the paper cut out. >> there was a paper. >> paper bieber. and you guys have stayed in touch. >> yes. basically we talk on ichat all the time. right? didn't we? >> didn't had it. >> i didn't think i had it, then i found it and we figured it out and faced time. what did you say about your mom. >> mother-in-law. >> mother-in-law. >> it's nice to have you in new york for this concert, because i know you're a huge fan. he's going to go outside in a couple of minutes with all the other fans. are you ready for that? >> i'm excited. i'm excited to see the other fans and be back in new york. >> we should just mention and we'll talk more about this, you're in the midst of an international tour. you're a busy young man these days. do you even know where you are. >> sometimes i don't.
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good morning. delightful morning under way. sunshine in the 60s throughout most of the area and later today up near 80 and then tonight, big game. the red hot nationals are taking on the yankees at nationals park and looks like great weather first pitch time at 7:05 and sunny beginning of the game and mid-70s and towards the end of the game dropping into the 60s and tomorrow bright and sunny with 80 degrees and low humidity.
♪ we're back now 8:00 on friday morning. it's the 15th day of june, 2012. it's a day when we have gathered about, i don't know, what do you think, ann, 8,000, 9,000 of our closest friends. let's go for 10. can you do it. there you are. 10,000 justin bieber fans here on the plaza. get ready for a summer concert coming up in our next half hour. i will tell you this guy not only the pop music world, talk about social media, 44 million
friends on facebook. >> it's amazing. that's part of the reason he's become such a phenomenon. we're going to talk with him, sit down with him in just a couple of minutes. then justin has convinced me to try something i have never tried before. >> macrame. >> that's something i've never tried before. >> you want to tell us mo? you're scare. >> i'm matt lauer with ann curry and al roker. what else? >> he'll give usa half hour of music. also he's got two special guests this morning. this crowd will love who his guests are. >> if justin bieber and special guests were not enough, we have another big star. wait, there's more, ginsu knives and adam sandler. he's got a new movie out, that's my boy." >> playing a father. it's hysterical.
very interesting. >> a lot to get to. let's go inside. natalie is away today. tamron hall at the news desk. good morning. >> good morning. prosecutors at the trial of jerry sandusky, penn state assistant football coach finished calling eight witnesses to the stand. one testified he screamed on being assaulted in sandusky's basement bedroom hoping sandusky's wife would here him. he said the basement must have been soundproof. the trial resumes monday. a nationwide manhunt for a buffalo surgeon wanted as a person of interest in a deadly hospital shooting wednesday. dr. timothy jorden, an award winning surgeon with army special forces training. the shooting was a hospital receptionist who colleagues say had broken off a relationship with jorden. to wall street, mandy drury at the new york stock exchange. good morning, mandy. >> good morning. we had a really big late day surge on the news global bank
standing ready to provide support if there's significant global market turmoil after this sunday's greek elections leading the eurozone. that's under their belt but a lot of cautiousness. an encouraging note as we go into the weekend and hit the roads as well. the average gas prices down 10% or $0.40 a gallon since the peak back in early april. that is good news. back to you, tamron. >> mandy, have a great weekend. a look at what's trending. a quick roundup what has you talking online. new details as police are reviewing witness statements and security video of the brawl at a manhattan club reportedly between singer chris brown and rapper drake. pictures show the aftermath. officials say bottles were thrown and at least eight people were hurt. brown tweeted a picture of a cut on his chain. drake denies any involvement. the scuffle started with an insult over singer rihanna who
dated both stars. twitter lit up when an other worldly spaceship, the aircraft was a drone being delivered to the naval station in maryland. "call me maybe" hit the top of the charts due to parodies, corgi courtship by the pet collective. ♪ that's pretty cool. also on board internet favor has racked up more than a million hits with his deep baritone version. ♪ i just make and it's crazy but here's my number call me maybe ♪ >> okay. also a favorite of justin
bieber, who live in concert on the plaza, tick-tock only minutes away. back to ann and al. >> we want to tell everybody about the weather. >> this young man is in a sea of young ladies. what's your name? >> asher. >> just hanging out? >> yes. >> who you here with. >> my mom and ter. >> very nice. are you a big bieber fan? >> yes. >> you've even got a are you a . >> yes. >> you even have a justin shirt. >> take a look at the sunglasses. >> wow, justin bieber. she has bieber vision. bieber vision. all right. let's see what we got as far as your forecast is concerned. our pick city of the day, saginaw, michigan. nbc 26 sunny and warm and high of 87 degrees and pretty good storms firing up in the midsection of the country. that's where we have a risk of strong storms firing later today. isolated tornadoes, damaging
hail. east coast looks fantastic. we have beautiful weather in the pacific northwest, as well. sunshine and 75 in seattle. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, tom kierein in storm center 4. just past 8:00 now. our temperatures warming into the upper 60s to 70 around the metro area and later today we'll continue to climb up to around 80 with low humidity and lots of sun. you'll definitely need sunblock and tomorrow more of the same and sunday a few clouds during the day and mostly cloudy on monday and a high near 80 and then getting hotter and more humid as we get into that's your latest weather. we still have to pick -- justin is going to pick the best justin bieber sign. that person is going to get two tickets to a concert. >> i'm sure the competition was pretty intense. you can see the signs raised behind us. up next, matt is going to go one-on-one with justin bieber.
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our massive crowd counts down to a concert with justin bieber. 18 years old, already toured the world, made a movie, wrote a book and graced the cover of "forbes" magazine. about to release a brand-new album called "believe." justin bieber, welcome back. good to see you. you've done it again out there. >> thank you. thank you. >> it's great. we've had people out here since tuesday, sleeping out in the rain. >> wow. >> you did something really nice yesterday. as we look out over this crowd, you stopped by yesterday as you came by rockefeller center and surprised these people. >> we had some time off. i made an effort to go out and see the fans. a lot of those people in the streets back there, they are not going to be able to see me. >> that is ever nerve-racking? you know what's going to happen when people have been waiting three or four days and your car pulls up and you got out. it's going to create a scene. do you get nerve out about that? >> no, i have security around me. they know what they are doing.
they keep the fans at a safe distance. they aren't trying to hurt me. >> i mean they haven't showered since tuesday. >> no. >> these people gathered around the stage. you're going to play hits and music from your new album, "believe." i heard somebody in the record company describe it as transitioning from a teen phenomenon to an adult artist. is that scary for you? >> at the end of the day, it is. i'm 18 and i have a lot of insecurities. at the end of the day me being in my position, it doesn't like get rid of those insecurities. so like coming out with this album, i know i've been working hard on it and i know i'm doing really well. i'm confident in the album. it's coming out in two days. >> people have different expectations of a quote, unquote, adult performer as opposed to someone who is a teen performer. >> exactly. but i think it's about proving people wrong and going out there and making good music, and going
out there performing better than everyone else. that's what you have to do in order for me to cross over, or else i'm going to be another teen heartthrob and just -- i want to be remembered. >> eighteen is a milestone. forget music. just in life. i want to read you something your manager scooter, your manager said in an interview. just because he's legal doesn't mean he's an adult. he still needs guidance, still finding his way. he's no longer a boy but definitely not yet a man. keep in mind this is from a guy named scooter. do you agree with him? >> i agree with him. definitely. i think i'm in a place where i'm 18. i'm still growing up. i'm still learning about different things. girls, my music. so it's like i'm not all the way there but i'm at a stage where i'm growing, my fans are growing with me and i want to make music that reflects that. >> you talk about music and girls. you co-wrote every song on the album.
let me read you a couple of titles and tell me whether there was anyone in your mind. boyfriend, as long as you love them, one love? anyone in particular come in mind. >> for the album i wanted to work with different artists and different producers. i worked with drake -- >> that's not what i meant and you know it? anyone in mind when you write songs like "as long as you love me." >> i worked with big shawn. >> all right. i get it. i get it. you're in the middle of an international tour. i want to get a sense of how much of a blur something like this is for a young man like you so i've got some quizzes for you, some questions. >> all right. >> over the past two weeks, about how many miles have you traveled? >> i don't know. probably over 10,000 miles. >> 16,000. we should have given him half credit. 16,000. how many countries have you been in? >> six.
>> seven. >> seven. i was just guessing. >> how many planes. that's too hard. how many buses have you ridden on? >> two. >> good. okay. how many fire boats have you been on? >> one fire boat. >> no. i'm afraid that's two fire boats. >> oh, yeah, there and back. >> you're arguing. how many interviews have you done over the last two weeks. >> over 100. i feel like over 1,000. you're asking me new questions. they were asking the same questions over and over again. >> you've done over 100 interviews in the last two weeks. that's exactly right. how many glass walls have you run into? >> let's not talk about that. >> what happened? >> i'm pretty clumsy. i don't see glass walls. obviously i think -- i wasn't wired to see glass walls. >> you really hit your head. >> i really actually hit it
hard. i got a concussion and everything. >> you're all right now. >> i'm good now. i've had concussions. i used to play hockey. i got hit in the boards. >> you're used to it. you're manning up. that's okay. let me talk about social media. 44 million friends on facebook, 23 or so million followers on twitter. how much is that responsible for what's going on outside the studio. >> 100%. i couldn't -- i wouldn't be here without all my fans and all their support. it's like -- i wrote a song called 'n' believe" on the album "believe." it's basically how my fans inspired me. it's a song for them. i always like to pay it for. even like carly jefferson, the number one song in the world right now. i was able to give her that platform and sign her with scooter. just giving back in general. >> that's how you stay in touch with these people until you get your message out. do you know how many twitter followers i have. >> how many? >> zero. >> you know why? you just started it. >> here is what's going to
happen. you are going to help me send my very first tweet. >> okay. >> i worked on my phone yesterday. i'm still a little clumsy at this. i want to find out the power of bieber. do a little test here. let me sign onto twitter. there it is. you're typing faster. what should be my first tweet ever? >> your first tweet ever. i'm going to speak very proper, because i know that's how you talk. hello, period. next capital. >> first tweet ever. >> everyone go buy justin bieber's -- >> how about hanging with justin at the "today" show. >> hanging with justin -- >> at the "today" show. >> yeah. at the "today" show.
>> concert coming up. >> just a second. >> you're slower than me. >> you know what, it's because -- all right. all right. then what? >> tweet the name of the first song you're going to do but don't say it out loud. just for your twitter followers. >> hello. everyone go by justin bieber's album "believe" july 19th. >> you didn't write any of the stuff i asked you to write? >> ready? if you want to find out my first -- justin's first song -- >> this is your tweet, not mine. >> i said if you want to find out justin's first song he's performing -- >> i want you to send this out quickly, and then i want you to get your phone. and i want you to tell your 23 million followers to follow me. >> good idea. >> here is what we want to do. i have the director of our digital news operations at nbc,
ryan osborne. he told me if i have more than 750,000 followers tuesday, he will streak in the studio. >> you're going to streak in the studio? >> he'll streak in the studio. you've got to get your people going. >> i have to now. >> tell them to follow me. i'm not sure we actually wan that to happen, but we're going to see the power of justin bieber by tuesday. we have 9,000 already. okay? this has been going on three minutes. ryan, start taking your clothes off. >> everyone follow -- >> over 10,000. we'll figure this out, give you an update later in the show. >> mlauer. >> my handle is @mlauer. okay. justin coming up in concert. check this out on twitter. you can catch justin bieber all around the world, a special next
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>> why are you so jealous, al. >> because you're so good. that's why. >> sandberg and you together you pull off the father-son connection. >> a nice boy. he did feel like a son to me. >> you have a lot of similarities, similar sense of hum humors. snl. are you sure you're not related? >> same name. same initials. no. i'm positive. i met his parents there. amazingly nice people. for a minute me and his dad was fighting over who was his real dad but i let andy go back to his roots. >> he sure admires you. >> he should. >> he says he stalked you, grew up really admiring you. it's a dream come true for him being in a movie with you. how do you react to that? >> i think that's fantastic. he did know my old stuff better than i know it. he quotes lines to me. yeah, that was a good one. he reminded me i used to be
something very special, but still i'm fantastic. >> everything about this movie is wrong, true or false? >> that's true. that's true. it's a funny party. you'll have a good time if you see it. you should not bring little kids. no doubt about that. >> rated r for crude sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use. did you even try to make it pg-13? >> no, we knew it was filthy right offer and embraced the filth and dirtiness. >> you played a kid who had a relationship, not legal with a teacher. >> went to jail. >> became a father, had to raise the boy, was not good at raising the boy. he named the son. >> hans solo. we thought it was a cool choice. my boy is mad at me for naming
him that. >> you show up as the father only when you needed money. >> maybe i wanted to see my boy get married. he turned his back on me. remember that. >> that's where the movie gets really good. you idea in you in these movies. your movies gross something like $3 billion according to your bio. >> that's enough, right? >> that's not enough. you're still going. >> now it's spare change. we're looking for spare change. >> what are you looking for? >> i have no idea. what else am i supposed to do with my life. i make movies. i like making movies. when i'm not making them, i stare at the wall and say what am i doing. i hang out with my kids, my wife a lot but i like to work. >> this is about fathers, father's day is coming. two little girls, three and six-year-old. >> my six-year-old has a bieber toothbrush. >> she's going to be mad. she knows about bieber in different ways. >> the beauty of the bieber
toothbrush, by the way, it plays a song. they have to brush the whole song. that's a lot of brushing. >> here that's one of th so, that's a lot of brushing. >> well, here that's one of the songs that we're hearing. good morning. it's 8:26 on this friday, june 15th, i'm aaron gilchrist. this morning's commute shaping up to be a melt especially on the beltway. let's check in with danella. >> i have good news. that earlier crash approachi route 50 now on the shoulder lane. you are absolutely jammed this morning even as you make your way past central avenue. your delays around pennsylvania avenue. continuing on the outer loop of the beltway still seeing
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lauer and al roker. welcome to the plaza this morning. boy, you are shameless. >> this is the power of bieber and what he can do with a simple tweet or two. at the moment i think i have something like 33,000 followers and that's just in a few minutes. i did send my first solo tweet, by the way. i said -- >> you held out for twitter. when you go twitter, you go twitter. >> one of my own. keep it going. we'll have a streaker on tuesday. >> by the way, all these kids out here, somebody had to get them here. let's have a shout out to the moms and dads. >> it's the moms and dads on twitter, i would like them.
>>@mlauer. >> justin looking for the best sign. the lucky win ner to the bieber concert. take mom or friends. >> a check the weather. >> let's show you what you have for the weekend. father's day weekend. rain in the upper mississippi valley and strong storms in the mississippi river valley and east coast looks fantastic and then sunday, father's day, sunny and cooler in new england and mild in the states and a lot of heat out west and showers into the pacific northwest and risk of some strong storms through the dakotas. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning here a beautiful day under way. temperatures in the 60s and low humidity. and over the weekend, still not very humid, warm afternoons, cool evenings and cool mornings. and highs near 80 each day. then as we get into next week,
tuesday, wednesday and thursday. getting more humid and heating up. in fact, each one of those days highs near 90 and a small chance of afternoon thunderstorms each day. great weather for the father's day weekend with low humidity in place all the way into monday. >> and that's your latest weather. matt. >> al, thank you very much. we have been counting down all morning. al, thank you very much. we have been counting down all morning. let's not count down any longer. ladies and gentlemen, justin bieber! ♪ if i was your boyfriend i'd never let you go i can take you places you anlt never been before baby take a chance or you'll never ever know i got money in my hands that i'd really like to blow
♪ i'd like to be everything you want hey girl let me talk to you ♪ ♪ if i was your boyfriend never let you go ♪ ♪ keep you on my arm girl you'd never be alone ♪ ♪ i can be a gentleman anything you want if i was your boyfriend i'd never let you go ♪ ♪ never let you go ♪ ♪ i'd like to be everything you want hey girl
♪ if i was your boyfriend never let you go keep you on my arm girl you'd never be alone ♪ ♪ i can be a gentleman anything you want ♪ ♪ if i was your boyfriend i'd never let you go never let you go ♪ na na na na na na na yeah girl ♪ ♪ na na na na if i was your boyfriend ♪ ♪ na na na na na na na na na na na na na na if i was your boyfriend ♪ >> justin bieber, thank you very much. we're back with much more music and a special guest. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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>> announcer: toyota concert series on "today," brought to you by toyota. >> well, as you can see, bieber mania has taken over rockefeller plaza. camped out since 6:00 in the morning tuesday morning. justin bieber joins us with a new album "believer" coming out next week. when you look at these people, you hear more than 8,000 people, biggest ever for us, what do you want to say to all the people. >> all i can say, it's just amazing for me to see all you beautiful faces. i want to say thank you guys for coming and waiting in the cold. i always appreciate everything they do for me.
>> bring with them to the concert today. a lot of people took us seriously. there are some great ones. i know you and scooter have been checking them out. >> i have been. >> any one stands out in your mind. >> i like all of these. there's one right here. it's got like buzz lightyear and me. maybe that one there. >> right in the middle. is that the one you want to choose? the winner of the sign contest will get what? >> two free tickets for my concert. >> is that the official announcement. >> that's the official announcement. we got the winner. over here with the globe. >> we'll get that person's sign and get that person. we'll meet them in a couple minutes. >> meantime, an international tour, your u.s. tour is about to start. tell your fans this morning. when will that tour again? where will it be. >> start off in arizona.
all across america, then over to europe and south america. i'm really excited to be able to travel the world, see my fans. i can't wait. everyone, they have got to believe. >> here is what i'm supposed to do now. they want us to take a photo. come up and take a photo of justin, ann and me. we're going to tweet this out. what's the handle again? @mlauer. we're at 43,000 followers. all right. >> now all you need is a bidi account. >> take it easy, one step at a time. vidi. it works good, like a video account. >> we want to hear another song. ladies and gentlemen, singing
"baby." once again, justin bieber. ♪ ♪ you know you love me i know you care ♪ ♪ just shout whenever and i'll be there you are my love you are my heart ♪ ♪ and we will never ever ever be apart ♪ ♪ are we an item? girl quit playin' we're just friends what are you sayin'. >> said there's another and looked right in my eyes ♪ ♪ my first love broke my heart for the first time ♪ ♪ and i was like baby baby baby oh like baby baby baby no like baby baby baby oh
i thought you'd always be mine mine ♪ ♪ baby baby baby oh like baby baby baby no like baby baby baby oh i thought you'd always be mine ♪ ♪ mine ♪ for you i would have done whatever and i just can't believe. >> we're here together ♪ ♪ because i'll buy you anything i'll buy you any ring ♪ ♪ i'm in pieces baby fix me. >> and just shake me till you wake me from this bad dream ♪ ♪ i'm going down down down and i just can't believe my first love won't be around ♪ ♪ baby baby baby oh like baby baby baby no like baby baby baby oh i thought you'd always be mine ♪ ♪ mine ♪ baby baby baby oh
like baby baby baby oh ♪ ♪ i thought you'd also be mine ♪ mine ♪ baby baby baby oh like baby baby baby no like baby baby baby oh i thought you'd always be mine ♪ ♪ mine ♪ yeah yeah yeah ♪ gone gone gone ♪ i'm gone [ cheers and applause ] >> and we have more music from justin bieber in just a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. when mitt romney says
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good morning. we've got another song from justin bieber. for right now let's take a look at this sign contest. >> let's talk to the young lady and her dad that created it. >> this is paige and her father keith. congratulations. >> how are you? i'm justin. pleasure meet you. did you help make our sign? really? how did you make it like do that? >> my mom did that. >> your mom did that. cool. your sip is really awesome. definitely the best sign here. five? i don't think i could have done that when i was five. >> at the rick of sounding like a game show, tell her what she's
won? >> you've won two tickets to my concert. >> way to go, paige. >> congratulations, paige and keith. this is pretty wonderful. i don't know how they made this happen. >> are you dad? >> yeah. >> we've got to get three tickets, mom and dad and you come. we'll do three tickets. >> that's pretty lucky. congratulations to the both of them. much more coming up, including your local news and weather right after this.
8:56 is your time now on this friday, june 15th, 2012. good morning. this morning's commute is turning out to be a mess, mess, mess on the roads and the rails, too. let's check in with danella. >> starting with the rails, metro center is causing delays on the orange and the blue lines because of a single track. expect delays in both directions. over to the roadway, 295
good morning, almost 9:00. temperatures near 70 degrees. a perfect june morning with low humidity, lots of sunshine. later today, climbing to near 80 with low humidity and we'll have plenty of sun during the afternoon, as well. clear this evening, great weather for the nationals/yankees game at nationals park. be in the 70s through much of the game a been all around the d
[ cheers and applause ] >> i love you so much, new york. thank you so much! >> more "today" on friday morning, the 15th day of june, 2012. wrapping up. it's been an amazing concert for justin bieber out on the plaza as he continues on the international tour. a brand-new album called "believe." thank you so much. >> thank you again. always a pleasure. album comes out june 19th. >> show us that one move you do with your feet. how do you do that? >> the one move? this one. >> that's awesome. >> you're like gumby.
>> that was more from my man usher. >> a day that's fun for us. have a good concert tour. justin bieber. >> thank you. thank you. >> thank you, guys. thank you moms. >> we've got a lot coming up. let's start at the news desk with tamron hall in for natalie today. >> hey, guys. good morning, everyone. a manhunt nationwide for a surge. timothy jorden, a person of interest for a fatal issue of his former girlfriend. he may have altered his appearance. defense attorneys for jerry sandusky could call their witnesses as early as monday. prosecutors called eight victims to the established who claimed the coach sexually abused them
when they were children. mitt romney starts the five-state bus tour. president obama coming off a star-studded night of fund-raising in new york city. he collected about $2 million at the home of actress sarah jessica parker. the president is trying to appeal to struggling middle class voters but also targeting wealthy supporters as he seeks a second term in the white house. jurors have rejected claims that kevin costner duped stephen baldwin out of millions of dollars from a profitable contract with bp to use cleanup technology in the wake of the gulf oil spill in 2010. costner testified he and a business partner would not have sold their shares in ocean therapy had they known bp would order more devices. costner said he allowed the case to go to court and refused to settle because his reputation was at stake. new parents with sticker shock, a baby born in 2011 can expect to spend $235,000 to raise their bundle of joy over
the next 17 years. that, by the way, does not include college costs. that is a 3.5% increase from 2010. april was a good month for air travel. the department of transportation says more than 86% of flights landed within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival time. that's up from 82% in march. the carriers also posted a record low amount of loss, damage or delayed luggage. after undergoing open-heart surgery with no complications, little darth vader is on the road to recover. max page, the seven-year-old pint-sized darth vader in the popular volkswagen ad had surgery to correct genital heart defect. the your honor say the procedure went very well. max is recovering in the intensive care unit at children's hospital in los angeles. it is now four minutes past the hour. let's go to al with a check of the weather. >> children's hospital. let's go to al with a check of the weather.
>> we do have a little bit of a tropical storm to talk about. carlotta maybe become a hurricane later today. winds 70 miles per hours and at that rate it would land onshore some time early saturday into the afternoon. now, closer to home from rapid city all the way down to garden city. risk of strong storms and tornadoes. you can see already we have firing up from oklahoma city down to dallas and up to omaha. ramp amount anywhere from two to three inches from kansas city to des moines. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> delightful morning under way. tom kierein, storm center 4. sunshine, low humidity and later today up around 80 by mid to late afternoon with lots of sun and great weather for tonight's national/yankees game at nationals park. should be in the 70s through much of the game under a mostly clear sky and then saturday, beautiful, sunny. afternoon highs near 80 and near 80, again, for father's day with low humidity getting hot and
more next week. >> guess what, justin is doing another song right now for our crowd. >> what a sweetheart. >> what a guy. that is really special. >> he said it's all about his fans. that's why he's here. he's grateful for them and giving them a little love. they have been out there for days. >> that's why he's giving back. a very nice young man. >> joey and knell, mr. and mrs. 60 years. bieber would be lowcountryy to find that love. the secret for wedded bliss throughout the decades. we're told matching outfits. he's got 146 ties and she has 146 dresses. they are truly cut from the same cloth. good morning. >> good morning to you. it's been a pleasure being here. >> you are feisty already. how do you keep him in line all these years? >> it's a struggle. [ laughter ] >> but you've managed to do it
successfully. >> how did all this start? >> well, it started with we already had a dressmaker. we had a dressmaker for 48 years. she was making my dresses with belts and things. he said, you know, i really don't like you in belts. and so i said -- she was real tight with material. she said, well, then, what am i going to do with the extra material. i said, well -- she said i have a tie pattern. will he wear a tie? i said sure. that's what started it. >> you're nodding like it was my idea. this was part of your plan. >> it's a mutual idea. we work things out together very, very carefully all the time. >> all the time. no matter the occasion, you're prepared. >> absolutely. >> look at that closet. how much closet space do you have? >> one whole side is full of dresses and the end of the closet is full of 146 ties and my coats on the other size. >> do you pick the tie first or
dress. >> the dress. he'll pick one and i'll say that's too warm or too cold or, no, this is going to work better today. or somebody saw us in that yesterday, we can't wear it today. >> people are expecting this when they see you guys. >> absolutely. >> what is that? is that halloween? >> i hope so. >> yeah. we were just clowning around. >> you keep a sense of humor with it all. >> oh, yeah. >> what is the secret to a successful, happy long marriage. >> lots of cooperation and of course i think respect. respect is one of the things -- we're real respectful of each other. that helps a lot. but it's kind of fun doing it. people expect it now, so you just -- you can't get buy without it. you go to church on sunday. >> on sunday morning they check us both out to be sure we match. >> or some gentleman will say
i've got to see the tie to that. >> have you ever slipped up and not matched? >> no. >> occasionally. >> which is it? >> which is it? >> when i go to wellness center, he doesn't dress like that. well, he does sometimes but not real often. >> i still have on my tie when i do the cleanup of the material she uses on the wellness center, i clean up the machines for her. >> i called you the marine and beauty. you're back in new york for the first time in how many years? >> 1952. >> 1952. this is a big trip for you? >> we had so much fun yesterday. people kept stopping us and asking if they could take their pictures with us. >> things haven't really changed in new york. >> left me speechless. >> thank you so much. god bless you. >> thank you very much. it's been a pleasure. >> honored to be in your company. up next, ready to pack your bags for the summer vacation? we'll show you how to fit it all
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direction. going from lack of presence to presence in the home and the power behind that presence. the impact and outcomes on children. >> in fact, you find fathers are far more involved today than they were 20, 30 years ago. >> fathers are much more involved than their fathers were involved with them. so moving in a great, positive direction. >> it comes down in a sense to raising awareness about how important fathers are. any football player scores a touchdown and says, i love you, mom. rarely do they say, thanks, dad. >> fathers have a huge impact. that's why we're calling it power, the power of getting your child to evolve. the rate of substance abuse and depression, all kinds of things are much lower when dad is involved. >> there are all these studies showing us now, especially when it comes to dads and daughters. absolutely. why don't we know this more? why isn't it more -- why aren't people more aware of this. >> sometimes it's hard to draw and connect the dots. the actual impact of a father
and daughter is how she's going to learn how a man should treat her and how to pick a man. on a son, how to pick a wife and treat a woman. >> also have to stress, take a look at the divorce rate. that has an impact because parents split up. there may be some acrimony. the dad may take the path of least resistance. >> i know that. but i always tell fathers you're divorcing your wife or partner, you're not divorcing your children. you need to stay involved. >> i think what's interesting, there's an interesting survey. today's mom.com did a survey, spouses were asked, what most makes you feel appreciated by their partner, 61% say they would like a verbal acknowledgement while only 39% of the moms say that. >> a lot has to do with confidence. moms are more confident in their role as parents. they need a little push. tell them good job and you'll get more out of them.
>> most dads don't feel appreciated? >> exactly. they need that pat on the back saying, changing that one diaper in a month was great. >> also asked, what you had to do to be the disciplinarian. vast majority of moms thought they were the strict ones while just over half of the dads said it was them. that's kind of interesting. kind of turns what you think about who is going to be the tough one. >> right. i think the perception is if you're not around a lot like maybe a dad and they come in, if they have one disciplinary action it's tough but mom is really there to run the show. depends who is in the show. usually it is mom. >> one of the things you said, accept imperfection in parenting more in moms than a dad. >> dads are more comfortable. as long as the diaper is on they don't care. they would like it to look right, hair be right, go to the park, dads are like let's go, but they are happy. >> thank you so much. >> thank you.
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interior california, risk of strong storms in the mid-plains and mild and sunny all along the east coast and same on father's day, father's day and kind of cool in new england and northern plains will see a slight risk of strong storms and wet weather through the western plains and the sizzling weather continues to the gulf coast. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> red hot nationals are back home and starting a big series with the yankees tonight. here's your first pitch forecast for tonight's game at nationals park. temperatures by 7:00 should be in the mid-70s and then during the game, holding steady in the low to mid-70s and we will be under a clear sky and beautiful weather for the day games, too, over the weekend. sunshine with low humidity and highs near 80 and monday high near 80, again. >> that's your latest weather. >> all right, al. up next, the coolest thing in men's fashion, the white trend but first these messages. for months, i had this deep pain all over my body.
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first thing you think of, don johnson, miami advice, colonel sanders. >> good role models. >> that's not what we're doing here. we think the coolest suit is white, literally. you're going to be dry and looking good. >> first starting off, robin wearing white jeans. >> if you're not used to wearing white in the summer, white jeans are a great place to start. five or six years ago it felt like a trend but it hasn't gone away. it's not a trend anymore, it's a staple, something you should have in your wardrobe when it's homohot. >> h&m, $20. keep with a dark t-shirt. the white is statement enough. keep it simple from there. if you want to dress it up a little bit, a blazer is a way to do that. >> seersucker. >> yeah, super lightweight,
keeps you cool. >> thanks, robin. next, a bolder all white look, kind of the tom wolfe look. the full suit which andrea is wearing. what's the key to pull this off. >> number one question, my friends, five summer weddings. they are worried about what to wear. this summer, just get in white suit, wear it to any wedding any time of day. dress it with a plaid shirt, dark tie, dark pair of shoes. >> let me ask a question. he's obviously let himself go. what if you're not in the same shape as andrea, a full figured guy, can you pull this off. >> the key is they are nice and slim cut. no matter what shape, spend a little more time in the gym with a trainer, these will slim you down a little bit. >> thanks so much. don't want to go with the full white suit, can you go with maybe a little bit of a blazer, nice compromise. we've got andrew with this look.
>> a lot of guys worry, i don't have a ton of money. i don't know if i want to buy a suit i'm only going to wear a couple times a year. white is versatile. leave the pants at home and just wear the white blazer. >> if you stain you have a problem. >> if you stain it a little bit, not too many problems. summertime, a grass stain, natural dirt from walking around, that's not a problem. a couple of wrinkles, you've just got to kind of own it and go with it. >> thank you very much. casual daytime look. when it gets hot, michael in white shorts. >> the thing about white shorts, some guys know they can wear them for golf. at gq we think there's a way to make it hipper. instead of pink polo, going super preppy or dorky, has he a denim shirt, looking more cool,
going to have drinks at a summertime barbecue, top it off with a straw fedora, makes you hot. a change-up the way you think of white shorts. >> the thing is contrast. >> the don johnson comes into play when you wear electric orange. >> get everyone out here. >> will welch, thank you so much. gentlemen, thank you. you look terrific. when we come back, a father's day feast for the steak loving dads right after these messages. i used to only wear sun protection on a beach day.
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delicious dinner for dad, the way to dad's heart is through his stomach, we have the perfect meal to satisfy dad. chef, host of the new cooking show, pop your collar there. tell us about the new show, on the road with you. >> it's a great show, going to interesting unique places, finding something big about those places, whether a burger or dish or chef. we like to find little hole in the wall places that have been talked about locally but not nationally, let people know what they are doing. >> i like that. go on the road. meantime in the kitchen and maki making steaks for dad. >> start with the marinade.
wooster shire sauce. making sure you're paying attention. bourbon optional. >> why optional. >> big boy weekend okay but if it's for kids you might want to heat it out. >> i thought the alcohol cooks off. >> it does. add all that together. >> red onion. >> a little bit of those. all good. it works out. add all that garlic, shallots, mustard. we have brown sugar first. what happens, we've got the sweet and alcohol. it gives it a great flavor. >> texture. >> pour that on top of the skirt steak. the reason for the bag is so that it marinates. seal it up. >> how long do we marinate it? >> a day or half an hour.
depends how much time you have. >> will it have the same impact if i do it half an hour. >> it won't. but you'll get some flavor. once you seal it up. >> it gets in there. >> obviously if you do it for a day it's going to be a little better. >> what's great about the grill pan. woodall rodgers in new york, you may not have a grill outside. the grill pan is great. we take it out, get the garlic off so it doesn't burn. >> nice. >> now, this skirt steak. >> why do you like skirt steak. >> it's overlooked. you think about fillet mignon, new york, but skirt is super tender and really easy to cook. so if you're starting out, skirt steak is where you want to go. this is what we end up with. >> nice. >> what i did was was made these small portions. see how i'm slicing it. >> is it room for me to dig in.
>> it is. the good thing about this, once you do this two or three times, you can figure out if you want to marinate is a little longer, a little less. as you cook it, you'll figure it out. >> now. >> we're going to do this with a couple different types of bread, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes. this is like the butter spread we put on there. >> i got chills when you said butter. in a good way. >> butter is good. put a little steak on this. >> kids can get involved, whole hands on thing. heirloom tomatoes. >> heirloom tomatoes. get those going. >> that's beautiful. >> maybe one more. >> one more. >> this is the finished sandwich behind us. >> the finished behind us. check that out. see how quickly it cooks? >> yes. beautiful. >> what else with the sandwich. >> fried corn, which is absolutely amazing. but this is what you want right
here. see how it's warm. what we did was melted it down. we should take a bite. >> i feel like a man. >> this is a big boy sandwich. it's good, though. >> i'm a man. thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> al is missing out on this meal. happy father's day to all of you. >> you are not a man. >> i'm a man, baby. >> one more song with justin bieber. >> how are you doing? >> good, sir. >> big boy weekend for dads. we'll be right back. i was paying too much with cable.
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from justin bieber as i enjoy this pound cake. >> justin sent out the inaugural tweet, it went from 0 to 70,000. follow matt at twitter @mlauer. >> the power of the bieber. >> the biebs. >> all around the world, here is pop music superstar justin bieber. you've got to say it like that. >> happy father's day everyone. >> if you love justin bieber, make some noise. ♪ ♪ you're beautiful you know it take your time and show it your beautiful ♪
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good morning, 9:57 on this friday, june 15th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's go to danella sealock with a check on the roads. >> right now we're looking at southbound route 123 at international drive. police are maybe blocking a few of your lanes. let's head over to i-66 making your way past nutley. left by the road work there and
it's not terrible. to the beltway that drive taking 15 minutes right now. but the weather looks way better than your commute. let's check in with tom. >> lots of sun around the region and low humidity and we're climbing into the low 70s today and near 80 and lots of sun and low humidity and then tomorrow, more of the same. sunday father's day partly cloudy and near 80 and still not a lot of humidity, although it does look like it will get more humid and hotter mid-week next week. highs tuesday, wednesday, thursday near 90. aaron? >> thank you, tom. >> thank you, tom. don't forget "news 4
captions paid for by nbc-universal television it's try day friday, june 15th. it is crazy here. a great start to the weekend. >> we heard a rumor that the justin bieber concert was a huge success. >> no, it was crazy. the girls were screaming. >> enormous crowd. the songs were top notch. it was all perfect. >> father's day coming up this weekend. it's a wonderful time for
families. sad time for those who either never knew their father, and more and more that seems to be the case in this world or have no relationship with your father. for people such as hoda and myself who feel like we've been eternally blessed to have the fathers we had. my dad eppy with cass when she was little. it will be ten years this november since daddy went to be with the lord. what about you? where is your picture? i love that. >> yes. that's my dad back in the day. i'm the one with the anchor object her shirt. let's not discuss that outfit or her hair. that's an old picture, my sister obviously in the middle. i thought my dad was larger than life. i used to have dreams that he was the president. when i woke up, when you believe something, i was like of course he is, but in the dream they said since your dad is not born in this country i can only be
the vice president. okay. but it was so real in my head, you know? >> here's the difference. hoda and i adored our fathers, but my daddy had a very long and very painful illness, about eight years from beginning to end. you lost your dad suddenly. >> yeah. i was in college. he had a heart attack. it was like healthy. i never got to say good-bye. those kind of things are hard. what's interesting about women who lost their dads, no matter what age, a lot of women like that i find are kind of ambitious. i wonder what that's about. sometimes it's sort of the itch you can't scratch. you keep pushing yourself because you want someone to say you did good. once someone says that you feel like you can rest. until that, and when you know that's not coming, even though you feel that anyway. >> we lost them but feel -- i'm so grateful i had a man like that in my life as my dad for the years i had him.
i can't even begin to talk about how priceless a gift it was to have a dad like that. i know you feel the same way. there is a tree outside our house that i wrote a song about when i found out daddy was going to hospice. there is this tree. it was the coldest, windiest, worse day in november. it was november 13th. i remember going out. i prayed, god, you just have to tell me that it's going to be okay, you know. there was one leaf hanging off this tree. just one. it was such a picture of my dad's life. i wrote this song that i put in a little musical called "under the bridge" called "he is with you." he comes before and gone on with you. >> wish your father a happy father's day this weekend. >> you never know when the last chance to hug him will be. >> there are good tv dads.
people are like, i wish you were my dad. i used to love mr. brady. there was something about mike brady. who didn't love him? robert reed. how could you not? he was so calm. it's okay. marcia, marcia -- it was so good. >> it's a generational thing. i was working during that time and didn't watch that show that much. i loved ward cleaver from "leave it to beaver." he was so wonderful. he looked like he smelled good like my daddy did. my dad wore old spice. look at him. he never raised his voice. and the beav was always in trouble. >> so was wally. >> it was a hard choice. i also love peter griffith on -- what's it called? "family guy." next to homer simpson the worse
father ever and i love him. >> i do, too. do you think you can judge a person by their shoes? okay. about to find out. is there a study that says yes, you can. 90% of the time if you look at someone's shoes you can tell their personality traits. we wanted to have our own little experiment, didn't we? we plucked three people out in the audience standing outside one, two and three. in front of them are three pairs of shoes. don't look at the size of their feet. >> i'm not. >> number one, tell us one line about you. >> okay. i'm outgoing. i love to laugh. i enjoy exercise, being outside and like to socialize with family and friends. >> i love to run. i love to read and i love people. i just like to have fun. >> okay. number three. >> i'm a runner and i'm also on a competitive dance team and i'm outgoing and fun and love to be with my friends. >> okay.
who is left? >> all right. i got it. >> how are we going to do this? s. >> number one, will you show us -- >> i say number one is a. >> i said number one is c. >> we're both wrong? number one, who are you? >> i am c. >> i said c. kathie lee got it right. number 2 is c which means i'm already wrong. >> i said number two is a. >> yes. >> what? >> and number three -- >> let me try for number 3. i said number 3 is b. >> it's b. >> number 3 is b. i got one right and the other two wrong. >> okay. >> what have we learned? >> what have i won? forget what we learned. >> what was the point. >> let me show why i picked what i picked. it makes sense.
1 is c. i looked what she is wearing. i said these go perfectly with her little outfit. number 2, perfect with her outfit. number 3, it goes perfect with her outfit. it's very simple, very female. >> nice job. >> bobbie thomas, are you proud of me? >> what about me, do you still like me? >> all right. we have a big reveal here. the independent handbag designer awards selected the number one handbag featured in "style" magazine. $875. >> okay. can we go back? we need to say the name of it. >> bring it out. here it is. >> it can be covered by a napkin. it's teeny. >> it's by rita and ruzita from washington, d.c. it's made from turquoise blue italian leather and it is beautiful. how pretty is that for the
summer? itacollection.com. >> $875. >> it's heavy. wow. i didn't see the others. oh, it's beautiful. >> it is beautiful inside. it really is. you can fit your lip gloss and glasses in there. >> and your bowling ball. >> i think that's gorgeous. good for them. >> we have another study out because that's what we do around here. did you know if your husband snores you may take issue with this, but people actually sleep better in pairs. they followed women for eight years and those in long-term relationships claim they slept better when they were with their husband or boyfriend, i guess. what do you think about sleeping in pairs? >> what is the chance frank is watching right now? >> 100. >> when we were first married, we were like -- i slept like a baby. >> then? >> menopause. i blame it on me, frank.
i got hot. >> you weren't in the mood. >> you know who sleeps together better than anybody? lola and louie, my two dogs. you can't find where one ends and the other. they are so happy together. frank and i, not so much. >> i think the snoring part and the -- [ snoring ] >> that was my first husband. just kidding. he was a lovely man. it was a joke. >> i think being wrapped, some people like to sleep cuddled and wrapped up. >> i can't do that any more. i need to breathe. i need air. >> need to breathe. >> this one i agree with though. >> another study. it says that morning people are happier than night owls. they say that you're more satisfied with life. evening people are more prone to, they call it social jet lag. >> more teenagers are night owls for whatever reason. by age 60 if they haven't
destroyed their lives and they live to age 60, they are more morning types. you've been there, it's over. it's not that it's over. you don't want to do the stuff late at night you realize was stupid. >> when anyone says we're going to have a dinner at 9:00 or 8:30 or 8:00, what is this spain? >> no i go at 6:30. nobody is there. >> early bird special. we went to dinner last night at 5:30. i love it. there's nobody there. >> and you're done. >> you don't have to wait. they don't like you much because they are still putting on their little suits. >> i love that. i love to be in bed under the covers 9:30. >> but you get up at 4:00. >> still. >> there is something -- here's the thing. if you could do it like we do, you get the sunrises and the sunsets. if you're a night owl you miss everything. you may see a sunset. you miss one of the most glorious moments of the day.
my kids, i made them crazy. every night we would go sunset alert. no matter what they were doing, you had to go and appreciate the sunset. >> will you make us laugh, please? >> i'm going to try. this was sent in by one of our fans. i hope her name is up there in a moment because i don't have it with me. a woman goes to the doctor's office with a bad case of the hiccups. she goes into the examination room and patiently waits for the doctor to come back. the doctor that sees her is not her usual doctor. five minutes after he enters the room she comes out screaming. the head doctor sees her. after hearing her story he goes up to the new doctor angry. why in the world would you tell that 65-year-old woman she was pregnant? the young doctor cracked a slight smile and said, got rid of her hiccups, didn't it? i like it. >> that's a good one. you know what it's time for? bobbie's buzz. >> you've got some friends.
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home dad for the past seven years. >> a growing phenomenon. >> absolutely. three times as many stay-at-home dads today as a decade ago. >> how much of that is the economy? >> i think a lot of it is the economy. according to this baby center survey, over 60% of dads say it's the best job they could ever have. hard times can yield great opportunities. >> john, is it the best job for you? >> definitely. i wouldn't change it at all. i get to do everything that i never did in the past with them. i could do it with them day by day and it's fantastic. >> you're outside of the home a lot. look what he does. cub master to 50 cub scouts, little league coach and cpr instructor in the local emt. >> did you get laid off? >> yes. i worked for a large manufacturing facility. we were bought out by another facility. they came in and just laid off
the middle management staff and decided to stay with their own. >> couldn't be helped. >> not at all. >> scott, tell us about your situation. >> i was in between jobs around the same time my wife found out she was pregnant. we looked at our scenario and it seemed to make sense. we really wanted someone to be home. her job at a burgeoning level of flexibility. that helped us make the decision. >> i like your expression. >> they are 7 and 5? >> yeah. i've been with them since they were 7. >> there are challenges obviously. when you're at the bus stop there are a lot of the moms dropping off. what is the most challenging part of being a stay-at-home dad. >> adjusting to them. they feel comfortable with me being there. i feel comfortable with them being there, as well. i think it's just the adjustment you need to make to be the father versus the mother being
at the bus stop. >> i was going to ask one last question to the two of you. if you were offered the job of your dreams right now, what would you do? >> i'd have to speak with my wife. i would probably take it. i can't take back what i get right now at home. absolutely not. >> again, according to the baby center survey, 30%, only 30% of men see this as a temporary situation. there is a lot of restlessness. i work with a lot of stay-at-home dads. they are happy and it's a unique opportunity. >> they appreciate it. >> but there is a desire to get back in the work force. >> what about the wives resenting a little? you get to spend time with the kids, they come home from work and the kids are probably maybe more attached to you than the moms. >> i think the situation is the same as you would have in any household. there are those little conflicts, those little back and forths, there's always going to be one parent who wishes they
were with the kids more and always one parent who has more indepth knowledge of what's going on. if you work it together, then it's always going to be fun. >> it's interesting to see men are discovering what women have known for centuries and centuries. there is a profound, singular joy being home raising the children. >> studies show dads can serve all the kids biological needs. dads bring a lot of unique attributes to child rearing. they engage in more physical play. they engage in unpredictable patterns of play. >> they sometimes don't care about the rules so much. >> frank gifford is a stay at home dad. you're in good company. sara is riling up the crowd. >> we can hardly wait. look who we got here. put a little pepper on that. i'm a typical mom. i go to amusement parks. and my kid's games.
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it is time for 3, 2, 1, live with sara haines hanging out with the crowd at the nbc experience store. >> i've got adorable people here. ben and toby from florida have a twin question. >> we are twins and we always finish each other's sentenses. >> do you ever finish each other's sentences? >> i think we do. it depends. >> we do. when you spend that much time together, you sort of, and you get a rhythm with each other. i will say something like, how
do we do it day after day? you start to pick up on that. >> that works. that's twinnish. next up kerry from indianapolis. >> what is your best advice for raising girls? >> kath, this is for you. >> because i've got one girl. it's very different. you know what? i think it's the same for boys, too. you teach them god loves them more than you do and he has a plan for their life. just be friends with god your whole life and you're way ahead of the game. >> one last question from kayla from texas. >> how does a young aspiring journalist begin their career? >> you don't get our jobs. >> take a baby step. start small in a small place and make all the mistakes where no one can see you. when you move up the ladder you get better and better and make fewer mistakes. >> read hoda's book. it's called hoda.
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that's 1-877-729-3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. ♪ fios. a network ahead. we are back on this try day friday with more of "today" and answers of your burning questions about men. we gathered holiday related topix. >> here is our very good friend and father of two our man big willie geist. >> one of our favorite big willies. >> dripping with innuendo always. >> we're so happy you're here. are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> our first question was asked by lauren and christina. when a dad says he doesn't want anything for father's day should i respect that and not get him anything? >> no. get him the gift. there is a famous "curb your enthusiasm" episode where larry david is invited to parties with
no gifts. he shows up, everybody's got a gift. larry, no gift means gift. everybody wants a gift. they don't want to have to ask for the gift. >> get a gift. >> i mean it when i say it. i'm all wrong. >> get the gift. >> how far do you have to go when celebrating father's day for other people in your family? should you acknowledge your siblings or just your husband and own father? >> immediate family is good. if it's a new father, call your brother and say happy father's day. it's about the baby more than you. then you can drift away and stop calling your brothers. it happens inevitably. i feel mother's day is different, call your grandmother, your sisters, every woman you know. with the fathers, let it go after a couple of years. >> i've been doing that for birthdays for years. next question, what is the best advice your father gave you? what is the best advice you will give to your own children? >> great question. sometimes the easiest advice is the simplest stuff. my dad said just treat people
well. it sounds simple. that's my wedding. wow. >> we should point out, tell everyone who your dad is. >> my dad works for tbs. his first advice was don't get into the tv business. here i am, dad. i violated that. be good to people. when i was a kid, go sit with the kid who is sitting alone at lunch, which is a hard thing to do for a kid. >> love your neighbor as you love yourself. >> absolutely. simple but true. >> the wisdom is great. we have every question we ever wanted answered. ellen, what are the go-to men get any guy you love? >> you can't go wrong with a gift certificate for home depot. don't get me something because it's going to be wrong. don't get me the gardening pail. i want to get a chainsaw. tickets to something. go see a movie, maybe a ballgame. just something we can do together. like the father and son, a nice home. . hang out together. >> what did you get last year? >> don't look at me like that.
>> i'm admiring you. >> what did you get last year for father's day? >> i don't know. i'm sure it was wonderful. >> look at them. where was this? >> this was at my sister's wedding last fall. that is my son george who is about to be 3 and lucy who just turned 5 yesterday. and my beautiful wife christine whom i've known since what is 11 years old. >> did you love her the minute? >> the minute i saw her. she's watching so yes. and every day since. and every day from here on. >> did it take her a while to fall for you? >> yes. she had an eye for the older men. she was cool in high school. when we were freshman she was dating the juniors. so i waited and i waited. >> you suffered in silence. >> and i was rewarded. >> don't you love a big willie? >> who doesn't. >> again. >> we love you, willie. >> happy father's day. >> thank you so much. >> you need to spend more time with us. >> any time you call, i will
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is anthony meccioni, host of "hotel impossible." >> good morning. >> you've got to do research. that's one of the tedious, boring things. don't websites do that for you? >> absolutely. there are a lot of websites out there. when are you going? are you in peak season, offpeak or somewhere in between? kids off school, not off school? if you can change your dates a few days, be flexible, you can save a lot of money. >> how much do you think you can save? >> 20%, 30%. especially if you package it. if you go to travelocity, they get great discounts from hotels. from the flights, the car and airplane you can get 30%, 40% off by doing packages. and the brands, if 2 you're a club member with marriott, peak season you can get 40% off. >> you say that you can walk into a nice hotel and ask for a
discount while with you are checking in. i never heard of that. >> this is a very competitive environment, between the recession, everything going on, there are a lot of hotels still being built. especially in new york and cities. it's a competitive environment. if you guy onto that front desk and you need a room and you're nice -- >> you don't have a reservation? >> if you don't have a reservation or if you do have a reservation, i saw a price on a different site, i'd like a discount. absolutely. >> they do it? >> absolutely. >> what are other ways to goat discounts? >> how do you do it? >> there are many ways. you go to expedia, go to hotels.com and check out their rates. look at the first and second page. that's where the lowest prices are for hotels. then you go to the website. if their price is higher, you call them up directly and say i'd like a lower price. hotels try to book you directly because expedia hotels.com charge us 30%. >> it's better to call the hotel
yourself. >> call directly and you get a better rate. >> what about the all-inclusive hotels with the meals and everything, are those good deals? >> who's the boss of the family? mommy, right? i've been married 19 years so i know that. when we travel, i'd like to be all-inclusive so my wife doesn't have to worry about entertainment for the children, dinner, lunch and drinks. everything is done for you and mommy can take a break. >> is the quality good? >> absolutely. depending where you go, absolutely. again, you have to do research. >> these hotels come with kitchens and extras. >> when you're traveling with a family, especially with a baby, you want to make your formula cold so you want to look for kitchens. the best place for that is extended stay hotels, like express suites or residence inn. >> you save a lot of money when you can cook some of your meals. >> absolutely. go to the grocery store, get
cereal. cup of noodles. >> you're driving down the road, exhausted, long road trip, see a hotel because you've got to sleep. you say not a great idea? >> book tonight.com or bandb.com, you can get deals, but look for the branded hotels. especially when doing the show "hotel impossible." i'm going to a lot of nonbranded hotels. you're seeing something you never want to experience. >> you may come out with a bad case of bed bugs. >> yeah. >> thank you very much, anthony. >> coming up next, we'll get the scoop on creating your own ice cream flavors at home. ♪ ♪ ♪
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delicious desserts. ice cream. maybe there is something you've never seen on the shelf? >> why not create what you like in your own kitchen? "ladies' home journal" food director is here to show how easy it is. >> part of this is for hoda to keep her little hat on. >> there we go. >> they don't come in her size. >> we get to make our own flavors. >> how do we do it? >> everyone is talking about the artisan ice creams. let's make our own. >> stop talking, let's do it. >> turn the mixer on. >> what is in there? >> vanilla ice cream. we know kathie lee likes coconut. >> yes. >> we'll throw coconut in there. secret is to mix quickly because ice cream waits for no one. now what we do is we swirl that hot fudge in. >> you're so good. look at you. >> she used to work in an ice
cream place. >> i did. >> swirl it in. >> don't lose your hand. you're done. >> congratulations. >> then you put that in a container. >> can i have some fudge? >> we have to get making yours. do you want to scoop your own? >> sure. >> did i make that? >> yes. you made it. vanilla chocolate fudge coconut. >> chocolate peanuts. >> my favorite part. >> turn it on. >> what we've done is store-bought ice cream. >> mine is broken. >> i found it. okay. >> we are putting peanuts in. mixing it in. really easy. >> do you put fudge in it? >> yes. swirl that fudge in like kathie lee did. >> i don't want to do it how she did it. i want to do it my own way.
>> think of all the things you can put in these ice creams. be creative as you want. donuts and coffee, peanut butter and jelly swirl. >> this is so good. too bad you can't have this. oh, this is good. >> taste yours. we did nondairy chocolate sorbet for you today. >> wow! this is delicious. how long does it take to freeze it up to make this? >> i would say leave it in there three, four hours. once it's soft you have to refreeze it. >> i said two days ago i was going to give up sugar. >> oh, no. indulgent. >> we'll start that next week. >> you build muscles by scooping this for a party, right? >> oh, please. >> thank you very, very much. next, we are so excited. nine-time grammy winner norah jones. she is sensational and she will
it has been a decade since norah jones took the music scene by storm with her debut album "come away with me" which sold 20 million copies worldwide. >> love that album. now she is out with her fifth album called "little broken hearts." >> so good to see you. we've been waiting. we are so excited this is out. how is this krz different from the one we heard before? >> this was a lot different process for me. i went into the studio and we wrote all the songs together for scratch till it was done. >> and a different subject
matter. people are calling it a break-up cd, but there is variety on it. >> all songs come from similar things in general. >> we know you're hitting the road. next week going to indy. >> so excited for you. what are you going to sing for us? >> a song called "say good-bye." >> thank you for being here. we are looking forward to it. norah jones, everybody. >> thank you. ♪ ♪ bring me back the good old days ♪ when you let me misbehave ♪ always knew it wouldn't last ♪ but if you ask i'd go again
♪ i'm loosened up but it's too late to turn it around ♪ ♪ i'm dropping bolts on the ground and i'm coming unwound ♪ ♪ don't you miss the good old days ♪ ♪ when i let you misbehave ♪ you don't have to tell the truth ♪ cause if you do ♪ i'll tell it too ♪ oh i'll tell it too ♪ well it ain't easy to stay in love ♪ ♪ when you're telling lies ♪ so i'll just have to take a
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