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good morning. breaking . good morning, breaking overnight. mass shooting. a man opens fire during a birthday pool party at a san diego apartment complex that leaves one person killed, seven others injured. the gunman killed by police. an overturned truck, floodwaters quickly rising. how they all got out alive as the death toll climbed to at least 15 people overnight, even more bad weather expected today. crisis averted. congress reaches a late-night deal avoid a government shutdown
to come? and chaos in the cabin. an airliner hits extreme turbulence. 25 people injured, some seriously and why the pilots never saw it coming today, monday, may 1, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. [ cheers and applause ] good morning, everybody, welcome to "today," it's a monday morning. we have craig in for matt. looking at that video, it's incredible. if you're one of the people who ignores the pilot who says "fasten your seat belts, turbulence is coming." >> a scary scene in the sky. more than two dozen folks were injured. more on that in just a bit. but first, this terrible shooting. it happened in california. a man suddenly opening fire on guests at a large pool party that was being held at the apartment complex where that man lives. katie b i
overnight developments on this investigation. katie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the birthday party was being held at an outdoor swimming pool. it quickly turned horrific when witnesses say the gunman, who was calmly drink ago beer, suddenly started shooting. while police aren't saying whether race played a factor, almost all of the victims were african-american and the gunman shot and killed by police was white. terror-filled moments at an upscale apartment complex monday in la jolla, a gunman opening fire, shooting eight people attending a pool side birthday party. >> six or seven shots were fired at the pool. i called 911, we got down, we closed the windows and then about a minute later, six or seven more shots. >> reporter: overnight, authorities identifying the gunman, 49-year-old peter sellis. witnesses say he was sitting near the pool drinking a beer and holding a larg
handgun before he began shooting. police inside of the helicopter first spotted the suspect while officers on the ground made their way into the complex. >> the helicopter saw that the suspect was still in the pool area and was armed and appeared to be reloading. >> reporter: one witness said that sellis who live into the complex walked into the pool area where the group of friends were celebrating the 50th birthday of another tenant. when they invited him to join the party he apparently lifted up his shirt, took out the gun and started firing. he kept shooting until he was out of bullets. >> from the scream you could hear somebody or multiple people were hit. a lot of screaming. and i could see people on the balcony just ducking down for cover. >> reporter: police quickly moved in, shooting and killing him. >> the suspect pointed the gun at our officers and three of our officers fired on the suspect and the suspect
>> reporter: seven victims were african-american and one victim was hispanic. police say they have no motive and it's unclear from race played a role. >> this is a horrific act of violence that took place here today. on behalf of our entire city, all of our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. >> reporter: several victims remain hoin hospitalized in cri condition. craig and savannah, i'll send it back to you. >> catie, thank you very much. the severe storms that have wreak wreak wreaked havoc and we're seeing dramatic rescues caught on camera. we'll get to that in just a moment but let's start with nbc's gabe gut area resz in hard-hit texas.
>> reporter: at least 15 people are dead across five states. four people killed here in east tex texas. this home was obliterated. a husband and wife huddled together barely survived. he's recovering in the hospital and we are hearing of widespread devastation and incredible stories of survival. an amazing rescue unfolds in the wake of saturday's deadly tornados. inside this overturned pickup truck with floodwaters raging all around a father and his two babies. this video from wfaa shows a half dozen good samaritans desperately working to free them. one baby comes out limp, apparently not breathing. tom mitchell, who shot the video, puts the phone in his pocket and starts cpr. a woman over his shoulder prays. >> let him both, lord.
breathe. >> reporter: at the same time, the second infant strapped in a car seat is rescued along with his father. >> debris everywhere, violent tornados. >> reporter: throughout that part of texas, four confirmed tornados cutting paths of destruction. >> my husband and i were looking out the window and i said "we dent need to be looking out the window, we need to be getting in this closet." >> going to hit the power lines. >> reporter: dozens injured. the twisters cut a path of destruction, 35 miles long and 15 miles wide. these homeowners barely survived by huddling in a hallway. >> i don't know how we got out of the house. >> reporter: david birdsong's home collapsed around him and his wife. their daughter found them in the debris. >> we were here in easter and the whole family was here and now it's gone. >> reporter: this barn is where a high school prom would have been held saturday night. if this had happened an hour later this thing would have been packed with kids. >> it wouldn't have turned out
>> reporter: the same destructive storm system pounding arkansas and missouri, flooding homes and washing out bridges. >> we've been here 22 years and i've not seen it like. this it was just crazy. in arkansas, the search is on for two missing children swept away by the floodwaters. here in east texas, thousands of people are left power and there's a massive cleanup everyday under way. craig, savannah and al, back to you. >> gabe, thank you. as we said, the threat of more severe weather not over. >> it's moving east and the same area that's been so hard hit going to get hit again later on this week with more heavy devastating rain. the flood warnings continue because the rivers are still rising as the runoff continues but you can see these storms moving to the east. so for today, 80 million people at risk for severe weather. the enhanced risk stretching from upstate new york into northern north carolina. tornados can't
strongest storms will be from the great lakes into the northeast. flood watches are up for northern maine, rainfall amounts anywhere from one to three inches but here's what we're worried about. by midweek period from tuesday night into wednesday, strong storms firing up over the same areas where they've had so much rain already. we're talking about anywhere from another three to five inches of rain, some areas locally, guys, could see another six inches of rain. so far, the first three months of this year have been the costliest in about 20 years over $6 billion worth of insurance claims filed already. and it looks like the month of april and may are going to be just as bad. >> thank you very much. we'll check back in with you. now to washington where a critical budget deal has just been reached after weeks of tense negotiations. if approved, it would fund the government through september. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house for us this morning. hi, kristen, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah, good
congress reached the funding deal overnight and after president trump dropped his demand that spending from the border wall be included. mr. trump aiming to jump start the next 100 days of his presidency after a somewhat rocky start. overnight, progress on capitol hill. lawmakers reaching a deal to fund the government until the fall, averting a potential government shutdown. the bill will include billions in defense spending and border security but none of that money goes to funding a border wall or hiring i.c.e. agents. congress is expected to vote on the package this week. earlier sunday, president trump touting his job performance in an interview with cbs news. >> it's something that i really love and i think i've done a very good job at it. >> reporter: despite the failure of the republican effort to repeal and replace obamacare, the president insists the new gop plan has evolved. >> we have now pre-existing conditions in the bill. we have -- we've set up a pool for the pre-existing conditions so that the premiums can be allowed to fall. >> reporter: now, those comments come days after
new amendment that would allow states to waive coverage of pre-existing conditions in certain scenarios. republicans are hoping for a vote on health care this week but it's still not clear they have the votes. savannah, craig? >> kristen welker at the white house for us, thank you. president trump is also weighing in on the north korean crisis leaving open the possibility of u.s. military action if kim jong-un conducts a sixth nuclear test. kelly cobiella is in seoul, secretary, with more. kelly? >> reporter: it's the conversation with rodrigo duterte that's rising eyebrows. the white house is defending what it's calling a very friendly phone call with the controversial president of the philippines, rodrigo duterte, about the escalating situation in north korea. >> i'm not? sure it's a matter of honoring this president. it's really a matter of a potential
massive destruction in asia. >> reporter: duterte has drawn international condemnation for his brutal crackdown on crime. that has claimed thousands of lives amid his country's ongoing drug war. mr. trump inviting the leader to the white house, marking a change in direction in relations between the two nations. duterte was a vocal critic of president obama, sometimes using crude language to describe the former president when he was in office. all of it comes as the president is down playing the significance of the latest failed north korean missile launch. >> this was a small missile, this was not a big missile, this was not a nuclear test. >> reporter: the unsuccessful launch detected by u.s. military officials early saturday was believed to be a medium ranged land-based ballistic missile, a type that could be used to hit mobile targets like aircraft carriers. trump is not ruling out using force against north korea's kim jong-un. >> if he does a nuclear test i will not be happy. >> does that mean military action? >> i don't know. we'll see.
missiles. >> reporter: the president is raising his rise to power. >> at a very young age, he was able to assume power. a lot of people tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else and he was able to do it so obviously he's a pretty smart cookie. >> reporter: this morning, we're hearing from north korea's foreign ministry responding to the u.s. policy of maximum pressure and engagement by vowing to push their nuclear programs "at a maximum pace." savannah, craig? >> all right, kelly cobiella in south korea, thank you. now to the story we talked about at the top, scary moments on passengers from an arrow plot flight. tom, what did you learn. >> reporter: these injuries are said to be quite severe. two dozen people and the video of the aftermath on board the plane is
of the plane, some of them seemingly unconscious, others moaning in pain. we also are seeing catering carts upended with broken bottles, food strewn about the cabin. the russian embassy in thailand says this happened just 40 minutes before the plane landed in bangkok after a trip in from moscow. passengers who weren't seated were literally thrown to the ceiling when the plane hit clear air turbulence. the injuries are said to involve broken bones, internal and external bleeding, medics met the team on the ground and took 25 people to area hospitals, including babies. there was an aeroflot boeing 777 and thailand is a major resort destination for russian tourists. clear air turbulence can happen literally without warning. it happens when an air mass meets another air mass moving at a different speed almost like two fast-moving rivers meeting and colliding. very difficult to anticipate. it's why flight attendants always say keep your seatt
seat. back to you. >> terrifying. tom, thank you very much. now to more dramatic video showing a massive explosion just moments after a wrong-way crash. this one happened last night on interstate 75 in dayton, ohio. you can see that thick plume of black smoke pouring from the vehicles when suddenly a huge ball of flames shoots into the air there. police say a 30-year-old driver was killed after traveling the wrong way on the highway and slamming into an oil tanker. the truck driver, meanwhile, suffered minor injuries. southbound lanes of i-75 are expected to be closed for the rest of the day. now to the hack attack that has hollywood on edge. cyber criminals managed to steal and then release part of the upcoming season of netflix's popular show "orange is the new black" and now hackers are threatening other studios. miguel almaguer has this story. good morning. >> reporter: the hackers virtually kidnapped unreleased episodes of orang
file sharing site when netflix refused to pay their rand? demands. the fifth season of "orange is the new black" was set to come out june 9 when hackers claiming the twitter handle "the dark overlord" released them to a torrent site over the weekend when netflix refused to pay their rand? . who's next on the list? fox, ifc, gnnat gegnanat geo an? "oh what fun we're going to have." netflix designing to be interviewed only releasing a statement. "a production vendor used by several major tv studios had its security compromised." it's the highest-profile cyber attack since the notorious sony hack in 2014 when sensitive e-mails, celebrity gossip and the movie "annie" were stolen and made public. since then, the major
have beefed up their cyber security but some independent vendors remain a weak link, according to experts. >> this move the hackers made with "orange is the new black" is a warning shot and perhaps we could see more such incidents with other networks and other shows. >> reporter: it appears the hackers may have more shows and movies. the criminals posting "and to the others, there's still time to save yourselves. our offers are still on the table for now." this morning, studios are under attack and this may not be the hollywood ending they were hoping for. and hollywood studios are already on edge because of the threat of a writer's strike which could come as early as tomorrow. the last time there was a strike it cost the industry more than $2 billion. craig and savannah, back to you guys. >> miguel almaguer up early in l.a., thank you. >> mr. roker is back. this is
>> i took my picnic table. >> love it. >> the weather will be spectacular. there will be showers in the pacific northwest. we are looking at some may snow. that's right, first day of may we got some snow up in the northern plains, that wet weather will start to work its way into the east coast later today. southwest looking sunny and dry. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good morning, a lot of clouds outside but we're all dry right now. there a
coming up after 4:00 or 5:00 this afternoon and also could have strong to severe storm this is evening. right now we here in the 70s, afternoon highs low to mid-80s. toasty warm and breezy but we have an enhanced risk for strong to severe storms, especially this evening. most of the rain is way back out to our west but again severe weather possible between about 5:00 this afternoon and midnight tonight. the breezy and dry tomorrow. >> that's your latest weather. al, coming up, guess who's coming to dinner, mark zuckerberg's surprise trip to ohio and it's fuelling new speculation, does he want to run for president? and an emotional interview with parents of madelyn mccann ten years after their daughter's mysterious disappearance but first this is "today" on nbc. y"
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mollet on your first four traffic. >> outer look at bw parkway has the crash. right now the right lane and ramp lane coming from northbound bw parkway is shut down as they try to get things straightened out there. this has cleared out before new hampshire, we were blocking two right lanes. northbound 295 near benning road has cleared as well. new problem inner loop after little river turnpike center of the roadblocked by a disabled vehicle. >> thank you, melissa, we'll take a break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] good morning, everybody, 7:30, it's monday, the first of may. >> wow. >> how many rents due, among other things? and your car payment. good morning, everybody, we have a great crowd on our plaza and we think it will be an even bigger crowd. >> why is that? >> because onerepublic will take over. >> that will be great. >> savannah guthrie is here, craig is in for matt. hoda is here. >> i can't believe it's may 1. >> winter is over. >> i always think rent is due, you know? just old habits die hard. >> let's do a check of this morning's stories. investigators searching for a motive in a
san diego. a 49-year-old man opened fire on guests at an apartment complex pool party. he killed one women and injured 17 others. when the police moved in, the suspect aimed a gun at officers and they opened fire. >> they're just cleaning up from powerful weekend storm, high winds and tornados blamed for deaths across that region. the weekend deluge has rivers rising. it's expected along parts of m.o.'s current river later in the week. we have a picture that will make you smile. do you know who that is? >> cute, though. >> that is princess charlotte. the duke and duchess of cambridge releasing this brand new photo ahead of her second birthday. she looks like will. doesn't she look like william? >> as cute as she can be. but you said you know who that is? and we had a big graphic that said it's princess charlotte. that's how i knew. >> adorable. in the meantime, this is a story that will get you
founder mark zuckerberg. he traveled to parts of the midwest. he says these trips are helping him with his work and philanthropy but others think he has his eye on a bigger prize, perhaps the white house. nbc national correspondent peter alexander has the story. good morning, peter. >> good morning, for mark zuckerberg, that focus on philanthropy will give him a greater voice in washington so this weekend road trip hitting four states in three days could be more good business or perhaps it's something more with some asking whether zuckerberg may have 20/20 vision. the 32-year-old facebook founder made a surprise stop in ohio over the weekend. >> it was so incredible. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: dining at home with the moore family. >> he thinks he can do more in his company than getting stuck with the gridlock in washington. >> reporter: mark zuckerberg reportedly asking his staff to find democrats who voted for donald trump last nove.
lisa and daniel moore both voted for president obama twice but didn't know zuckerberg would be their mystery guest until 15 minutes before dinner. >> my adrenaline is still running high. >> reporter: the dinner highlighting a full plate of weekend travel for zuckerberg, all of in the the midwest. on friday meeting with muslim students at the university of michigan in dearborn. saturday sitting down with recovering opioid addicts in dayton, ohio, and sunday stopping by a family farm in wisconsin. zuckerberg's has been keeping a running diary of his travels on his facebook page. >> i'm here with my friend. >> reporter: in between, zuckerberg is swinging by south bend, indiana, taking a driving tour with the city's democratic mayor. >> this didn't feel like a political visit. we certainly weren't talking about politics. we were talking about community, we were talking about jobs and the economy. >> reporter: it's not a one-time deal, zuckerberg's visited at least 10 states since january. when he announced a personal challenge to have visited and met people in every sta
leading some to speculate zuckerberg may be dipping his toe into the political waters. the first sign, this line buried in last year's s.e.c. filing by facebook that read "mr. zuckerberg's leave of absence or resignation would not constitute a voluntary resignation if it were in connection with his serving in a government position or office." here on today with savannah back in 2014 he alluded to undisclosed future plans. >> i'm just so grateful to have the opportunity that i've had to serve so many people and i think the best is yet to come. >> reporter: as for the moores, they say if zuckerberg runs, they're in. >> i doubt if he would run but if he did i would vote for him because i trust him. >> reporter: asked if he had plans to run for president, zuckerberg simply said no. with more than a billion people logging on to facebook each day, zuckerberg hardly lacks for a public platform but he'll have a good one later this month when he returns to where it began, that
famously dropped out of. he will be back this time as its commencement speaker. savannah, back to you. >> peter, thank you so much. we want to bring in nicolle wallace on this. >> we're already thinking about 2020. >> do you think he's laying the ground work for a run or do we need to get a grip? >> i think there are two things we learned from the republican primary, and i never thought those words would come out of my mouth, but the democrats should look at this like a basketball tournament and they should have an outsider bracket and he's a perfectly adequate candidate to put in the outsider bracket and the other bracket is the comfy jeans bracket where you put fan favorites like joe biden and bernie sanders. the problem for mark zuckerberg is that as a brand and policymaker facebook is associated with things like fake news. people have killed themselves on facebook. people have murdered people on facebook so it's not associated with the public good. >> step back into your old life as a campaign consultant. if you were advising
zuckerberg, what advice would nicolle wallace give him? >> i'd tell him to drop the hoodies, to drop the company profile for all the reasons i just listed and i'd tell him to stop thinking that leaving one of the coasts makes you presidential material. it used to be the heads of sears roebuck and the people that make cars would spend all their time in the middle of the country where people live so the notion that it's even the beginning of a credential to run for president to simply leave a coast is ludicrous. >> real quickly. joe biden was chatting over the weekend. let's look at what he has to say. >> guys, i'm not running. [ laughter ] i know it caused a lot of speculation. [ boos ] no. look -- >> he's not running but he decided -- he would be 78 when he did. you talked to trump democrats. are they open to him? >> every one said they would have voted for him. he's beloved and i'd say -- we talk about how president obama is the leader of the democratic party, we know he can never run again.
most popular leader of the democratic party about he can still run. >> nicolle, see you for the next four years. thank you so much. big congrats, by the way, new show. >> congratulations. >> thank you, guys. >> does it have a title, yet? >> no. >> how about the nicolle wallace show. >> nicolle at 4:00. >> just named it. >>roker is here with another check of the forecast. >> i don't think you'll be co-hosting with mark zuckerberg. >> you didn't think that went well? >> wow. hey, how am i doing? look at this, some of the rain we have gotten out of this system over the last 48 hours. since friday morning, rogers arkansas over ten and a half inches of rain, all the way to seven and a half in parts of illinois. generally about 32 trillion gallons of rain fell. that would equal 49 million olympic sized swimming pool. that, my friends, is a lot of water. and the tornado reports aret
spread over 30 states. that's way above the average of about 485. now, for the rest of the day today we have those severe storms making their way into the east coast and the ohio river valley down into the gulf. river flooding still continues in the mid-plains and may snow into the northern plains. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the goods. good monday morning. starting off dry, 73 degrees, but we will keep the clouds around and temperatures will warm up ahead of thunderstorms. these thunderstorms could be strong to severe late in the day. the main threat being damaging winds. we can never rule out an isolated tornado but, again, that will be after about 5:00 p.m. today. most of your day will be dry, those storms will be here this evening with highs in the mid-80s. tomorrow 77 degrees, much drier, sunny, cooler as we go into wednesday. >> and get your weather any time you need. check out our frie
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♪ we're back at 7:43. this week marks 10 years of the mysterious disappearance of madelyn mccann. >> after a decade of chasing leads around the world, are detectives any closer to figuring out what happened? nbc's chief global correspondent bill neely is in london. bill, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, craig, good morning, savannah. it's the beginning of a week the mccann family has been dreading -- ten long years since three-year-old madeleine disappeared. no trace of her has ever been found. now in an interview mccann's parn
is alive. kate and gerry mccann lost their daughter and a decade, ten years of pain since madeleine disappeared. they call it stolen time. >> it's time that we should have had with madeleine. we should have been a family of five for all that time. and, yeah, it does feel stolen. >> i think before madelyn weine taken we had a perfect nuclear family of five and now we're a family of four. >> reporter: madeleine vanished on a farmly vacation in portugal, left in an apartment, discovered missing by her mother who went to check on her while eating with friends. she found the window open, her daughter gone. for ten years, madeleine's been the focus of a global search and every birthday, every christmas her parents search for a present for their missing daughter. >> i couldn't not, you know? she's still our
always be our daughter. >> reporter: for all the searching, what tortures them, the total lack of evidence, is also what comforts them. >> there's no evidence that madelma madeleine's dead. >> reporter: they cling to hope their daughter is still alive. >> that hope is still there. >> no parent is going to give up on their child unless they know for certain the child is dead and we don't have any evidence. >> my hope of madeleine being out there is no less than it was almost ten years ago. >> reporter: british police have never dealt with a case like it. >> we've got no definitive evidence whether madeleine is alive or dead so we have to keep an open mind. >> reporter: just last month they said they're pursuing a significant line of inquiry. ten years on, hope again. but this week will be hard. >> everyday is another day without madelyn. 10 is a
get by as we have any other year, surrounded by family and friends. we'll be there remembering madelyn as we always have. >> i think the day and the pointipoint y pointian -- poignancy of it, inevitably anniversaries are by far the hardest. by far. >> reporter: so in the next week or so kate mccann will go shopping far 14th birthday present for madeleine and four detectives will keep on searching and dozens of other parents of other missing children will wonder why this little girl captured the world's attention and so much police time. craig, savannah, hoda? >> bill, thanks. bill neely in london. >> such a heart breaker. coming up, we will shift gears and get over to the orange room. dylan is there and she has the story behind the failed music festival that's got
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arrive. barely assembled relief tents and box lunches. distraught attendees shared the scene on social media. you can see beds piled up outside of the tents. people sleeping on their suitcases, a completely unassembled concierge desk and, this is my favorite, cheese sandwiches that were served for dinner. even the festival's headliner blink 182 backed out saying "we won't perform at fyre fest, we're not confident we would have what we need to give you the quality of performances we always give our fans." the festival co-founder ja rule tweeted he was heartbroken and organizers released a statement and said "we thought we were ready, but everyone arrived. the team was overwhelmed. the fyre team takes full responsibility for the issues that occurred." all ticket holders will receive a full refund and a vip ticket to next year's fyre fund. [ laughter ] >> really? next year?
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good morning, we're watching storms later today. we have a weather alert for these storms to the west. those will be moving in after the evening commute around sunset tonight so from 5:00 p.m. we have the threat for damaging winds across the area. lunch time looks good, even afternoon hours, mid-80s but then around dinner time we'll see those storms flaring up. tomorrow dry, breezy, cooler, 77. by wednesday, highs will be in the 60s. uni? >> gina, thank you. another local news update in 25 minutes. for now back to the "today" show after this short break. have a great day.
8:00 on tonight, coming up, inside jackie kennedy's private world. in an intimate new book, her long-time assistant opens up for the first time, sharing stories from the family's life outside the white house. we have an exclusive sneak peek. plus -- >> you broke my heart. >> -- an interview they couldn't refuse. >> it's sort of ever-present, those movies. >> five decades after "the godfather" hit theaters, matt sits down with the stars of the legendary films. >> i was honored that francis wanted me for the second. the first was a big hit. >> and the new golden girls, two of hollywood's funniest ladies stop by studio 1a to talk about teaminup
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seven others injured in a deadly shooting rampage. that incident started last night in the evening at an upscale apartment complex where witnesses say the gunman was calmly drinking a beer and suddenly started shooting. police have since identified that gunman as 49-year-old peter selis. police say selis was using a large-caliber weapon and turned it on them as that i approached. police moved in, shooting and killing him. selis had been invited to a 350h birthday party, lifted up his shirt and started firing, continued firing until he was out of bullets. police are not speaking to whether race could have been a motivating factor in this shooting. there were almost all of the victims were african-american. the gunman in thisication was whi white. police are continuing to investigate talking to witnesses trying to take whatever evidence they can. for the victims, several remain
hospital. police say as soon as they are able they will be speaking with those victims to try and determine exactly what happened here. continuing an ongoing investigations. i'll send it back to you, craig? >> overnight on capitol hill, lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal to avert a possible government shutdown. the agreement would fund the federal government through september. it provides more money for defense and border security but not for a border wall. congress is expected to vote on that bill this week, meanwhile president trump says a new republican plan to overall health care is on its way. he tweeted sunday it will have "much lower premiums and deductibles and also cover pre-existing conditions. the death toll is climbing to at least 15 overnight following the weekend of violent storms in the south and midwest. four people died when tornados destroyed houses and overturned cars east of dallas-fort worth. others were killed by falling debris and rushing floodwaters in arkansas, missouri
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for ice cream in the middle of the night. >> i loved her and she loved me. >> kathy worked as the personal assistant to jackie kennedy. for months after the assassination of president kennedy, jackie, still a young woman of 34, was facing an uncertain future. now in new york with her two small children, caroline seven and john just four. kathy was 19 interviewing for a job with the most famous woman in the world. >> all of a sudden she cohe com down the hallway with his dog and i said "my name is john." and i said "my name is kathy." he said "do you want to see my dog do a trick?" so he put his hand up and said "go, shannon, go, go." and then all of a sudden this lady
what are you doing? you're ruining my couch." and she said "i'm mrs. kennedy, your name is kathy, right?" and i said "yes." and she said "when can you start?" >> little john helped you. >> little john interviewed me with his dog. he did. >> cat lived with jackie and her kids on 5th avenue for the next seven years, rarely leaving mrs. kennedy's side. so you saw a side of jackie kennedy that few people outside her own children would have seen. you saw jackie at home. >> i'd seen jackie at home, yes. >> what is that jackie like? >> she's very, very polite. very sweet, very kind. >> when caroline and john's nanny had time off, cat says she helped care for the kids. three months into the job, little caroline asked cat the question whispered by so many
"where are you when my father was killed?" she says "i thought in your opinion new york." i said, no, no, i was in ireland. i asked her "where were you?" she said "i was in the white house." and she said "i don't believe what happened to my father. i don't believe what happened to my father. he was such a good man." >> the family's heart break was eased by a devoted uncle and friend, bobby kennedy, struggling with his own loss, he lived with his family just blocks away. what was their relationship like? jackie and bobby kennedy? >> they were good, good friends. he came to see the kids all the time. they loved him, they loved him. >> then the unthinkable -- five years after the death of john kennedy, bobby kennedy was gunned down. cat says she mourned on the train carrying their uncle's body to washington. john was on the floor playing with a toy car, startled, he jumped to cat. >> somebody threw a wreath, like a christmas wreath through the
window and john said "are they coming to get us, too?" i said, no, john, that was somebody very sad for your uncle. >> he thought it was a gunshot? >> yes, he thought it was a gunshot. >> not long after that, the former first lady surprised many by marrying aristotle onassis. >> you had seen aristotle onassis but you thought they were just friends, didn't realize there was another relationship. >> i never put two and two together. >> was she happy then? >> she was happy, yes, very happy. >> and when cat got married, jackie and her kids attended her wedding in queens. cat moved out of the 5th avenue apartment but continued to work for the family for years, even after jackie's death, spending summers in the kennedy's hyannis home managing the estate. when jackie died in 1994, cat's last visit with her became all the more meaningful. jackie gave her treasured personal photos. >> this is caroline's wedding. >> that's care'
yes. >> cat's scrapbook filled with her lifetime of memories is a rare glimpse into history, too, and some of the sweetest memories are most simple. i like she says "they can have cousins and friends stay with them at the apartment, four or five. no more." underlined. >> yes, she was good for that, yes. >> this is from john, it says "kathy, just so you know, i got here late last night, see you in the morning, love john." >> he didn't have keys to get in and he came through the laundry room window and he didn't want to scare me in the morning to that's why he wrote the note and left on the kitchen table. >> i can just see him climbing through the window. in 1999 when news broke that john f. kennedy jr.'s plane was missing cat refused to believe he was gone, expecting him to show up in hyannis at any time. and they said, the plane did go down. it was so sad. so sad. everybody loved him. everybody loved him. >> and when you think about it now and you reflect back and now you've written the book d
and your memories, how do you think about this whole experience? >> i can't believe where i ended up and who i worked for. it was so nice to be part of that family. >> cat mccowan is such a lovely, lovely person and she's had all this memorabilia. >> it makes you wonder why she didn't write a book sooner. >> i asked her and she said her grand kids started asking her and she thought maybe i'll write it down, maybe i'll tell the story. >> all the memorabilia. it seems like a craig scrapbook you get at kmart. >> and all of this is priceless stuff you can't believe. we mentioned jackie kennedy went to her wedding and she said one of her relatives asked jackie kennedy to dance and she never forgave him for it. [ laughter ] i said "do you remember the relative?" she said "oh, yes." by the way, we reached out to caroline kennedy schlossberg
to comment. the book hits stores on may 9. i think this is usually where we trend. >> remember when we introduced you to the quadruplets from ohio? they made headlines because all four of the brothers were accepted to both harvard and yale and a bunch of other great colleges. okay, we have information now. they're face timing us. they have exciting news and they have their a.p. exams. are you with us, nigel, zach, aaron and nick, good morning to you. >> hello! >> we hear you, we don't see you. we lost the shot but can you hear us? do we still have the audio? i think it's gone. >> oh, my gosh. well, that went well! >> oh, that would have been so good. >> well, i'm not going to tell you -- >> oh, there they are. they're back. >> all right, guys, tell us -- i know you were going to go to different school, maybe, what are you going to do? where are you going to go? >> we're all going
[ cheers and applause ] >> amazing. now will you all room together? how did you decide on yale? >> what decided for us was yale's visit and so we really enjoyed -- we had a great time there and we felt that it would work best for all of us to go to yale university. >> and they treated us really well when we were out there, super nice and they seemed like they really wanted to have us. >> so awesome, we love your cameraman, too. [ laughter ] >> i was just about to ask you that. is that my mom shooting that video? guys, congratulations to you. so happy for you they were cute because when they were here they were like "maybe we should go to the same school so our parents won't have to go to four graduations." >> can you imagine the laundry when they go home? [ laughter ] to a man who will without a doubt be named world's best uncle. check this out. this adorable little boy from nashville, tennessee
celebrating his first birthday, there he is with the cake and there goes the cake. >> oh! look at that uncle swoop in. >> he got a handful. >> that's impressive. >> he got enough. >> that's adorable. >> finally, a little trending roundup. what do you see when you go on your commute? a few people were spotted traveling with peculiar odd items. so first up, here's a guy riding a bus with his 30 gallon container of cinnabon frosting. >> oh, yum. >> he wouldn't have gotten off that bus if i had been on there. >> spotted on the train, a woman with a raven on her lap. totally normal. >> never more. >> how about this woman? she fell asleep on her train dropping her entire pizza pie on the ground. >> oh, no! >> just so you know that photo was taken at
it could have been the end of her night. you never know. >> we need birthday cake uncle in that moment to grab it. >> we are starting off with shania twain, we are so excited for the release of shania's new album, her first in 15 years, the country music all-star performed at the stagecoach music festival and debuted her new single for the first time called life's about to get good. take a look ♪ it's all about giving up, the will to walk away ♪ love the way i should, life's about, life's about ♪ to get good >> got hoda snapping. >> go shania. >> i have a feeling that will be in our heads for the rest of the day. now the chainsmokers. they were headed to their chicago concert saturday night when they decided to make
stop. they cashed a high school prom. take a look. ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> the surprise performance giving huntley high school students a night they'll never forget thanks to one student who e-mailed the band's manager. for those who have prom in the coming weeks, there's a glimmer of hope. the chainsmokers tweeted "your prom could be next." that's pop start. >> their manager is about to be inundated. >> no great deed. dylan, thank you. mr. roker? >> that severe weather we've been talking about caused all the big problems through the midwest, it's heading to the east and we can see showers and thunderstorms from the great lakes into the gulf coast. more today, we have 80 million people at risk. the strongest area from upstate new york all the way to
north carolina. can't rule out a tornado or two out of this system. we have severe storms throughout central minnesota, river flooding still possible through the mid-mississippi river valley and a few showers into the pa nisk northwe pacific northwest. good morning, everybody. we have a weather alert day here as well. the possibility of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into this evening. have our nbc washington app downloaded to keep you ahead of potential for severe weather. it's mild, already in the low to mid-70s and that enhanced risk for severe weather chances later this afternoon. chance of getting rained on, 70%, be ready for it. most likely after 6:00 this evening. dry weather tomorrow. >> that's your latest weather. savannah? we are joined by nbc's senior correspondent tom brokaw who documented what became known as the greatest generation after world war ii. >> this morning he brings us the stories
veterans from the war in vietnam. good to see you. >> thank you. it's great to be here. i had a wonderful time at a reunion recently and one of the most remarkable stories coming out of vietnam involved those american pilots imprisoned in the north in brutal conditions, many for years, seven, eight years. and yet so many emerged and picked untheir lives, even resuming their military careers, they were bound by brotherhood and the exhilaration of flight. i joined some of them for a reunion in san antonio. general chuck boyd, u.s. air force retired has never lost his love of flight. not even after almost seven years in a north vietnamese prison. >> there's a special bond that exists between men who not only survived but in many ways prevailed under difficult circumstances. >> boyd was shot down on 23ri
22, 1966, and experienced some of the worst the north vietnamese prison system had to offer, including the infamous hanoi hilton. so did julius and tom curtis. is there a time or week and a month where you don't remember where you were when you were in prison? >> ever present fact. >> reporter: facing isolation and torture, the p.o.w.s were desperate to communicate with one another, but how? >> there were six pilots that were taken prison, a guy named smitty harris and he remembered learning about a tap code taught in survival school. >> reporter: the tap code harris taught them was based on a simple 5 x 5 matrix with the letter c standing in for k. if you tapped once and paused and tapped again it was an a. if you tapped once and two together it was
>> reporter: suddenly the prisoners were suddenly no longer alone. every tap, every word meant home. >> we did it religiously because i shortly learned communication was the key to my survival. >> absolutely. >> without that, i wouldn't be here today. >> reporter: by chance, another captured pilot was a spanish language whiz. ken fisher became a tap code professor. >> they use med like a dictionary. >> he would send words and the guy in between the cell would come over and top them on our wall and we would collect them in our minds. >> all by tap? >> all by tap. >> reporter: how good was your spanish when you tried it back here. >> i found out that absolutely everything that this man taught me was correct. absolutely everything. >> reporter: it wasn't just a language, it was a lifeline. astonishing astonishingly, all three emerged from captivity speaking spanish fluentl
that's something you learned, about how the brain works and how endlessly powerful it is. >> the brain is not like a computer disk, it doesn't get full. the more you put into it, the more it expands and becomes greater. >> reporter: perspective on what matters earned the hard way. >> any day the door handle is on your side, it's a good day. >> reporter: to honor those who did not return and to celebrate those who did, boyd leads a ceremonial missing man flyover, soaring high, forever free. remarkable. i couldn't learn spanish with an instructor standing right in front of me but they didn't have anything really else to do and they all said the brain has so much greater capacity than we realize and that if you keep testing it, it keeps expanding its ability to deal
they also talk about the things they remember they didn't know had been buried in their brain and that was activated in part by this exercise. >> it's so interesting because here they went through this incredible ordeal, tortured, all the rest of it, but that human connection is so important to them. several of them told you if it weren't for each other they would haven't made it. >> and we'll do a story tonight on "nbc nightly news" that deals with just that, two guys who got their final 100th flight and the other people who had been in prison and the fact that they all emerged as whole as they are is astonishing. >> tom brokaw, terrific. thank you for that. just ahead, we are going to get a real treat. everybody is excited because two of the funniest women in hollywood, amy schumer, goldie hawn, they star in a new movie together. oh, my goodness, can't wait. but first a check of your local news and weather.
good morning, 8:26 now on this monday, may 1. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's get a check on the roads now. melissa mollet has a check on traffic. melissa? the inner loop at the springfield interchange has a new crash slowing things just a bit. the rest of the beltway looking okay, recovering in a couple spots from earlier issues. northbound 29 at university crashed there in the left lane and inbound 66, the roosevelt bridge, crashed blocking the left lane causing slowdown. >> melissa, thank you. we'll get a check on your forecast. stay with us.
afternoon. temperatures were in the 70s now. afternoon highs in the 80s but, again, with storms moving in. aaron? >> you can get the latest forecast and news any time in the nbc washington app. ♪ ♪ award winning interface. award winning design. award winning engine. the volvo xc90. the most awarded luxury suv of the century.
♪ [ cheers and applause ] good morning, everybody. it's 8:30, the first of may, 2017. great to have you with us on a monday morning, first of may. your rent may be due, your car payment may be due. i always think that on the first day of the week. >> this is the best part about filling in for matt. >> the best part? how do we take that? >> coming up, talk about a comedic match made in heaven. goldie hawn and amy schumer teaming up for a new movie called "snatched." it's goldie hawn's first movie in 14 years. among other things, we'lli
>> savannah is exploding to do this interview. >> i'm so excited and also get the seven-second delay ready. speaking of movie stars, we have matt's interview the godfather cast as they reunite 45 years later. this morning, they'll reveal the star who almost got fired. and if they think the sequel will be better than the original. >> and let us say a huge congratulations jim gaze. he just won an emmy. [ cheers and applause ] emmy-winning director of to "today" show. that was one of the things they highlights, our historic broadcast live from the white house, remember that? we brought you unprecedented access throughout 1600 pennsylvania avenue and a tour of several rooms rarely seen by the public. jim made it happen. that was an extremely difficult feat to pull off and that's the kind of thing he does everyday and we adore him. >> jim gaines is the best in the business. >> now he insists we call him
let's get a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we've got. first we're going to be looking at a beautiful -- and now. [ laughter ] i feel bad, i blew jim's whole thing for him right there. sunshine through the plains states down into texas. wet weather in the pacific northwest and as we get into wednesday, more storms return, unfortunately the same areas that got hit over the weekend. toward the end of the week it's the east coast wet and windy and cooler, sunshine from the plains all the quway down to texas. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. temperatures outside. if you're heading out now, about the mid to low 70s. later today we'll be in the '80s and we're watching thunderstorms apphi
they're far away right now. we are currently dry but as we go through the afternoon there's the severe risk covering the entire area. that's an enhanced risk for severe storms. those are damaging winds, heavy rain, hail, lightning. we can never rule out an isolated tornado, mostly after about 5:00 p.m., mid-80s but cooler and dry tomorrow. >> that's your latest weather. get that latest weather on the weather channel and cable. savannah? >> al, thank you so much. we are joined by two leading ladies of comedy, amy schumer and goldie hawn, they've teamed up for the new movie "snatched." schumer plays a mother who returns home to her mom after getting dumped by her boyfriend days after they were set to take a south american vacation. what could go wrong. >> honey, have you seen arthur, did he get out? >> he's right there. >> oh, good. hi. >> does he ever move? >> sweetie, want to watch a movie? >> i don't care, mom. >> honey, i know you feel so sad but everything iso
better, honey. i'll tell you when dad left. i thought i would never have sex again. and i was right. [ laughter ] >> amy schumer and goldie hawn are here. amy just said the most terrifying thing. she said "is this live?" i said "yes, amy, it's live." >> i said, don't worry, i've grown, i've evolved. >> she's evolved over the last year. i don't even recognize her. >> who is this woman? >> okay, stay classy, it's morning tv. >> good morning. >> i saw the movie over the weekend. you are both delights. it's hilarious and kind of wrong in some areas in a very amy schumer way. >> what? >> thank you. you pitched goldie for this part on the airplane and she had no idea who you were? >> that is pretty correct. i left her alone during the flight. i never met. then i went up and harassed her and i was like "i want you to play my mom in this
>> i really -- you know, i thought you were the cutest thing but i'm still trying to remember, you know, when that happened. >> were you like "security?" >> no one remembers meeting me, it's hurtful. >> it's not but there's that thing where you're getting your bag or doing your thing and amy came up and she was just sweet and adorable and all of it and i didn't -- you know, i hadn't seen the somehow. >> girl, it's all good. >> i feel bad. >> in your mind when you read it you were like "it's got to be goldie. goldie's got to be your mom." >> 100%. yeah. >> i could ask why although it's kind of obvious because she's amazing and a legend. >> there's no one funnier than goldie. there's no one else -- >> you're funnier than me. >> i can't even respond to that. i'm thinner than you but that's it. that's it. >>
movie in a long time. you were kind of out of it for about 10 years or so. >> i was so out of it, i don't remember where i was, what i was doing. >> i think she was in jail, personally. >> i was in jail. >> you were enjoying your real normal life but then -- >> no, i was working on a program for children. so what i did is i went off from poe deucing movies to producing a program for children. >> which is very important. >> i disagree. >> now, i don't care for children and this is where we differ. >> this is where we clash, right? so that's what i did for those years and i'm loving it and i'm still doing it. >> well, i have to say you were a complete match in terms of mother/daughter chemistry. in fact, goldie i read a quote and you said "i look at amy and i watch her. she could have been my daughter. would have been a troubled daughter." >> isn't that the truth? >> i said that on graham norton. >> we said a lot of things on there we can't say here. >> what advice would you give to amy if she were your daughter? >>
you don't give advice. see, that's the thing. what advice do you give somebody? >> keep your feet in the bucket. >> that's what your mom says? >> that's what my mom says. because you can't open your legs if they're in a bucket. >> what? >> but i fell for it. i thought -- oh, is that a cute expression? keep your neat a bucket?" like that's some sweet -- >> keep your nefeet in a buckets good. and every time you do this you get something from your mom about it. mine told me to stay off the casting couch. that was hers. but in terms of advice to give amy, i watch her fly and not try to hold her back. >> you guys have so much fun. it seems in the movie -- i have to laugh because i'm not giving anything away, you're kidnapped and there's mayhem that ensued. youbo
the same outfit for the whole movie and you were wearing this cute white slip dress that by the end it's a dirty old rag. >> oh, god, yeah. >> and it was like tarzan/jane kind of thing. were you like everyday you have to put this on? >> everyday. i was happy to take that off for the last time. >> is that a real jungle or a staged judge? do you have any -- >> that was real. >> yeah, we were out in the jungle definitely. it was really fun. >> we have all our vaccinations. >> and beautiful. and, by the way, it was hawaii. not a bad location. >> it wound up being nice in hawaii. >> it was sort of like a meditati meditation. is. >> who knew? >> well, you guys are quite adorable in this movie. i have to say, goldie, we love you all over again and need you do more movies, would you do that? >> of course. >> great! you know they're doing a remake of "overboard" your hubby curt -- wecur kurt -- well, not hubby but do you love "overboard?" >> my favorite movs
we have "overboard." >> that's a good point. >> you can rewatch it a million times. >> we had dinner with chris and anna and -- >> they're in the remake, right? >> yeah, well anna is doing that and she's a lovely girl. >> she's so funny. and what about you, amy. you have settled down. you have a man now? >> baby girl's growing up. i'm good. i'm so proud of the movie and i'm happy. >> amy, goldie, thank you so much. "snatched" opens in theaters may 12. up next, the cast of "the godfather" reunited years later. what they have to say about matt about the iconic movie that could surprise you. but first this is "today" on nbc.
making, this year marks the 45th anniversary of "the godfather" franchise. >> can't believe it, can you? over the weekend, matt sat down with the originals and the sequels, robert duvall, talia shire as well as robert de niro who brought the cast back together for the tribeca film festival and matt found the stars haven't lost their touch. >> it was the offer five hollywood legends could not refuse -- the chance to reunite for the 45th anniversary of one of the greatest movie franchises in history. >> leave the gun. take the cannoli. >> "the godfather." >> i was telling my friends in the office they were going to do this, aside from their jealousy, they were all shocked to hear it's 45 years. does it feel that long to you, al? >> well, everything feels long to me now. everything is, like, in the distance and i question whether i did it or not, that kind of thing. no, it's
that long because it's somewhat in conscious life, it's referred to a lot, it's sort of ever present, those movies. >> "the godfather" follows the epic rise and fall of the corleone crime family. >> don't ever take sides with anyone against the family again. >> at the helm, a young director named francis ford coppola who seamlessly weaved together horror -- [ screaming ] -- and heart break. >> my boy. >> the truth of the matter is -- and this may never happen again and it's all really due to francis, the director. >> he's your brother. >> he's my brother. >> the story i read, talia, is he didn't want you in the movie because he didn't want you to have to witness some of what he was going to have to go through in that movie. >> and it was -- it's all true. it's all true because he could have been fired at any minute. apparently the dailies came in very dark and at a certain moment after two weeks
it together and they went "there's something really great here." >> but was the studio in favor of you getting cast as michael corleone? >> no. my god. as somebody said there, brando, pacino, over my dead body. >> the wedding scene sticks in my mind here. describe what it's like to be shooting a scene dancing at what was your wedding with marlon brandon. >> i was overwhelmed. i couldn't believe when he came towards me. very handsome man. i'm dancing with him and i'm tripping but he was so kind to me. such a kind man. >> dancing with marlon brando! >> i know! >> the movie premiered in 1972 and became the highest-grossing movie of its time. but during filming, not everyone was so sure of its success. >> the story goes out a couple weeks in after the wedding scene was shot you and diane keaton go out, have a couple drinks and say "this movie is going to suck. this is going to flop." >> he
>> not me. >> you didn't think so? you thought it was going to be a hit? >> absolutely. >> why did you think it was going to be a hit? >> well, it was a great script but the whole environment of shooting something, at the time we were so young and inexperienced. we didn't know what film making was. especially when you're doing scenes and hearing people snickering. you're saying well, this isn't going well. when is the ball going to fall? any way, francis being as clever as he is gets the scheduled change and puts the solozzo scene first so he shows the studio this is what pacino can do. >> coppola's bold style opened the door to a whole new world of film making, both his original masterpiece and its equally acclaimed sequel were rewarded with oscars
and the two men who played veto corleone best actor. >> i was honored to be chosen, that francis wanted me for the second. the first was a big hit, the second was going to be the idea of playing brando when he was younger, it was great. >> no trepidations about that? kind of taking on a different version of that same veto corleone? >> no, no, not at all. >> was the sequel better than the original? >> geez -- >> james caan might have something to say about that but was the sequel better than the origin all? >> except that i wasn't in it. >> it was different. i think francis was trying to express something there that he was really talking and thinking of michael. >> hopefully better than the third one. [ laughter [ laughter ] the second movie starred both al pacino and robert de niro. they never shared a scene but their steely
any truth to it? >> what do you mean? >> no. we -- you know, we've known each other a long time. we were up for the same parts but that's what it is. it's -- but not a rivalry. >> we sort of grew up together. >> yeah, once i told him one night i forget -- what was it the thing with depalma? >> "scar face." >> "scar face." >> i said "if you don't do it, i'm going to do it." >> that worked out for me. >> happy 45th anniversary and for bringing this group together. >> bobby de niro made this happen. >> he did this. >> let's hear it for de niro. way to go, guys. >> thank you, tribeca. >> very cool! >> somewhere matt is still pinching himself. like did that happen? >> i think this morning he woke up and watched that segment. >> how exciting. >> good to hear james caan echo
who's seen the trilogy "they were both better than the third." oh, no you didn't. >> little known fact, dylan watch this is movie every christmas. >> it's become our christmas tradition. it's always on, that music just gives me chills. >> by the way, if you can't get enough, matt will have more of the interview and behind-the-scenes stories later in the week from that cast. >> looking forward to that. coming up, an eye-opening new look at the nation's opioid epidemic from families who experienced that firsthand. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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recent years, heroin overdoses have tripled. everyone ask what can be done. this documentary focuses on awareness with stories told by the people who tragically understand the problem better than anyone. >> if somebody told me six years ago that i was going to be a heroin addict i would have thought that they were crazy. >> lynn was starting not to get out of bed. that's when i started finding the pill bottles around the house. >> it almost felt like i was the parent. it's like the roles switched where i'd be searching her room for drugs. >> >> reporter: four families, four stories about opioids and their destructive power. >> i felt happy. i felt warm. i felt like it loved me and i loved it back. >> reporter: a raw personal look at the drug epidemic from filmmaker perry paltz in hbo's new documentary "warning, this drug may kill you." >> these are very different families, different stories, different parts of the country
that each of these families, each of these stories began with a prescription from a doctor, a real legitimate prescription for pain. >> reporter: like stephanie, who took painkillers after getting kidney stones as a teenager and then started sharing them with her sister ashley. >> we didn't know what could happen, you know? we thought thought, like, well, our doctor started giving us the -- these painkillers so it can't be that bad. >> reporter: the sisters got hooked. ashley overdosed and died. as did lynn doyle, a mother of three. and bran dan cole, a promising young athlete. >> for the longest time, i couldn't come in his room. it's literally like the day he died. it took me a year to come in and throw his garbage out. >> reporter: just a few of the tens of thousands of deaths a year from overdoses, now a number greater than from car crashes. what do you see is the biggest obstacle
grappling with this epidemic? >> the biggest obstacle in my opinion, without a doubt, is the stigma. the stigma that surrounds the disease of addiction. one of the moms said it so well "when our son overdosed and died, people didn't come around with casseroles the way they do if your child dies of another disease." >> what i think this film helps us do is understand this isn't people choosing an alternative life-style, that these are people truly suffering from opioid addiction. >> reporter: and many people, like those in this film, have little idea of how quickly they can get hooked? >> we know if a patient is prescribed a ten-day supply that one in five patients wind up stuck on opioids long term. >> there's a good chance a lot of us will find ourselves in a position where we are prescribed an opioid for pain. should we be scared of that prescription? >> what we feel is get off these drugs as quickly as you can.
don't keep them in your medicine chest, because that is its own recipe for disaster. producers of the film aren't arguing that opioids are all bad but we need to understand them better and doctors need to write fewer prescriptions. the other key is an attitude change towards addiction and that may be tougher. the stigma is hard to shake and they hope these stories will help shake it a bit. >> wow, just to think that just that brief ten-day supply and it could change your life. stephanie, thank you so much. this documentary airs tonight on hbo. we're back in a moment, this is "today" on nbc. hey allergy muddlers are you one sneeze away from being voted out of the carpool? try zyrtec® it's starts working hard at hour one and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. stick with zyrtec® and muddle no more®.
> what's coming up? >> liev schreiber, naomi watts and susan sarandon. >> something for everybody. >> that's right. 8:56 is your time on this monday, may 1, 2017. good morning, i'm eun yang. we want to check on your morning commute with melissa mollet and your first 4 traffic. good morning, melissa. >> good morning, on your outer loop bw parkway, still slow but it's cleared a bit. maybe residual traffic from that
good morning, temperatures in the mid-70s, we have a lot of clouds around but as we go through the afternoon we will be warming up and that will help to fuel thunderstorms. we're dry but off to our west, that's an area of showers. the biggest threat will be damaging winds as we go through the afternoon. 5 degrees today. late day storms are dry and a little cooler 77 degrees. on wednesday we're in the upper 60s, nice and dry, eun? >> get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app. have a great day. there's the view. you've gotta stop and look around a little. come, shed life's layers in asheville. let the child inside you out to play. remember who you are. life is for the taking, not for taking it easy. asheville. discovery, inside and out.
♪ this morning on "today's take," this morning, naomi watts and susan sarandon in their new movie. and liev schreiber telling us about his new becomesing movie. and swimsuits for real bodies, that and more coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, the first day of may, may day and we are all here bright eyed and bushy tailed listening to give it to me twice by -- we played this last week. i guess they gave it to
twice. john kingston and the rich kids. >> i look forward to mondays because i like to hear what you did over the weekend. >> we played snippets on instagram. al? >> i don't believe this. >> i went to the metropolitan ope opera. renee fleming is retiring. i look like i'm retiring. but retire ago number of her most famous roles. this is a three act opera, it's four and a half hours. this was friday night. >> you'd been going since 3:00 that morning. >> i fell asleep during the first act, the second act, the second intermission and the third act. >> that wasn't the plan. >> no, i was going to nap during the second intermission because renee fleming wasn't
second act but it just -- you know, the music. it just takes you. >> did a friend take the picture. ? >> deborah took the picture. but she admitted she dozed off a couple times, too. >> i doze off during the "nutcracker" which is beautiful and lovely but it's hard going to these at night when you've been up -- >> and it went until 11:30 at night. . why don't they have an express opera? >> i felt like your sleep would be a pretty sleep, dylan. >> that's an ugly sleep. >> you were out! >> you may as well just close the casket and call it a day. >> i used to think if you can close one eye the other eye would stay open. >> not so much. >> but some people you're like are they just resting your eyes? >> but i have such a good night sleep. i went for a bike ride along the hudson river which was lovely. even got down to the little
lighthouse under beneath the george washington bridge. a great kids story. look it up, it's a great kids book about the story of the little red lighthouse underneath the gwb. then my sonic got confirmed on sunday. he made his confirmation and good-looking lad. there's my family. >> good looking family, too. >> thank you very much. except for me but other than that -- >> you look nice and rested? >> there's our christmas card. >> he's towering over you. >> every picture. leila keeps going "hello, little man, how are you? you're such a cute little man. you're so cute. little daddy." thank you, sweetheart. and for dinner, in the "new york times" cooking section, i love it it was -- i think it was mark bitman but it's boneless leg of lam with an anchovy garlic ro rosemary crust. >> i don't even like
that looks delicious. >> you don't like lamb? >> no, the only thing i don't eat is lamb. >> next time you'll come over. i think you'll like it. >> okay, so i am intrigued by your weekend. >> you had a weekend. but brian likes to videotape things that are happening around the house and i was putting p.j.s on calvin so here's my thing. >> it's like you're being possessed by edith bunker. >> it's so dumb. >> or marge simpson. >> look at his face. >> they say talk to your kids through everything you're doing. >> but don't scare them! >> if you look closely, he smiles a bit. >> it's almost like he's like what's mom doing? >> i
i was telling him he's wearing lobsters to bed. >> so in keeping with that theme, you got in a big pot of salt water. >> i did. this is one of the coolest things i've ever done. this is supposed to be relaxing. >> do we have the picture or do we have to show it on the phone? >> i sent them in but -- looks like a dark blue something. >> this is the tank you go into, there's stars on the ceiling, there's water all in the bottom, they fill it up with tons and tons of epsom salt so when you go in -- here we go, so when you go in you float immediately without even trying because there's so much salt in the water it's like the dead sea. so you lay in here and then -- this is me. i have plugs in. the gist of the whole thing is you put -- you close the door, you turn off all the light so it's pitch black. your ears are underwater so you can't heara
temperature as your body. >> so like sensory deprivation. >> so you're supposed to be ultimately relaxed and you just sleep. >> how long were you in there? >> i was in there for an hour. i was having so much fun. i'd put my hands up and spin around. >> like a kid playing around. >> if only you were playing opera music you would -- >> i would have fallen asleep. >> that's cool. >> this is an interesting thing. >> what's the point? to feel free? >> it's supposed to be ultimate relaxation. >> i felt almost heavy. you're floating and weightless and then i got out and i had the shakes. >> wow, this sounds great. >> i was also starving. >> i feel like i've got three times the gravity pulling on me and i've got the shakes. sign me up. >> it was a different experience. >> speaking of feeling free, here's the thing. one of my friends were calling it a sprinkle because she
so instead of a shower she's having her third daughter. so it's a sprinkle. >> what are you thinking about. >> what? it's a sprinkle? >> okay. >> sprinkle because this was for the moms as well so when we celebrate you having your baby. so i want to do something for you. it's very new seven floors really nice rooms of hot tubs and massages. like a bathhouse. >> i long to be one of those women -- >> i feel like you have to be 85 in the gym. >> no, people in the locker room -- >> so there's men there, too. you have on the same shirt and shorts but in the other areas if you want to be that way, if you want to just change your clothes in the locker room and be free -- are you a -- >> no. >> no? >> no. >> because i feel like if there's anybody that should be free it should be you
>> no? this is me. i'm in the room like oh, shoot, my clothes are down there, i need my bathing suit here. so i'm like -- i couldn't get in in any clothes fast enough. other women are like, hey, so, you know, just breathe. and i longed to be -- >> it's a locker room. >> so -- >> are you free in the locker room. >> well, i'm not going "hey, look at me! "but i get undressed? >> but no quick -- >> no! nobody's -- >> what is the mentality of someone who does that? just because it's free -- >> what do you mean the mentality? it's called a locker room. >> i feel like i can't get dressed fast enough. i'm quick with the shirt on shirt off. >> okay, in the kitchen here, ladies, do you get -- do you guys have a problem being naked in the locker room? >> if you're neighborhood in the
woman? >> i'm a quick dresser. >> you're a quick dresser? anybody free in here? >> okay, we have guys in the control room. here in the studio. do you get the rush to get dressed? do people ask you to rush to get dressed. >> are you wearing underwear? >> no. >> not the ladies locker room, that's another show. >> so the guys are all -- >> we're fine! it's not like, hey, let me do a courtroom sketch. >> you may not be looking around, i'm not looking around but i notice the women who i admire who are free. if i could be more free i could enjoy the body scrub or whatever. it's like oh, you're
>> you wear clothes when you get a body scrub? >> exactly. i want to do it but i can't be that free just laying on the tabl table. >> so when you wear a massaget are you fully clothed or -- >> >> i wear a towel. well i wish i could be like that woman i admire. >> a little hashtag battle, #free or #not free. >> all right, i love that. okay, are you the queen or king of cuisine in your kitchen? >> you are. >> summer entertaining is right around the corner. we decided to launch "today's" ultimate cookoff. >> stand by. >> that's what these are for. >> we're looking for your rock
>> you have a big melon! if you wear that in the locker room you'll be fine. we want your go-to favorites, your best breakfast, appetizer, salad, dinner and dessert. are you talking about the locker room again? if you want to be part of today's ultimate cookoff, head to today.com/food to enter for a chance to come right here to new york and cook in our studios. >> that's huge. >> naked. >> i can't even listen to what you're saying. i'm trying to make this cute and that's not what's happening. coming up, what's the next big tv reboot of a classic comedy? we'll tell you after these messages.
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it's that simple. back with back with more of "today's" take. go to our twitter, #fre twitter, #free, #notfree if you don't get naked in the locker room. >> or if you do get naked then you're free. one of the biggest comedies of the late 1980s and 1990s could be making a comeback. deadline.com reporting an eight-episode revival of "roseanne" in the works with roseanne barr, john goodman and sara gilbert returning. >> i wonder if they still have that afghan. >> i would be curious -- you know, i almost would want a do over because that last season where they won the lotto, i think they lost their way. i would like them to go back. forget that season and go back. because that was a
>> i thought it was interesting so many of them are on board. these reboots are popular. a lot of us don't want a good thing to end. >> it has to be well done. >> they did a great job with "gilmore girls" and "fuller house" so we'll see. it's may 1 and in honor of may 1 we're going to play a game of famous firsts and you folks can play along at home. dylan and sheinelle? you buzz in with your foam finger. in the first episode of "friends," which character made a grand entrance in a wedding dress. >> is that your buzz? >> rachel. >> yes. jennifer aniston's character rachel. okay. very nice. okay, here's the first frame from a classic movie. what's the movie? shermer high school. okay? >> that wasn't a confidence because. >> is that "ferris
off"? >> no, but you're close. want to try. >> i have no idea. >> "breakfast club." next, a little social question. who was the first person to reach one million followers on twitter? katy perry, ashton kutcher or taylor swift? >> katy perry. [ buzzer sounding ] >> taylor swift. >> wrong. ashton kutcher. >> really? >> really? >> i don't know him on twitter. >> me know what they are. who was the first singer to win "american idol." i'm going to give it to sheinelle. meryl streep won her first oscar for her role in either "the deer hunter" "cramer versus cramer" sophie's choice. >> sophie's choice? >> no, "kramer versus kramer." >> that was a poke. >> stop poking me. maybe i'll take those in the locker room. >> oh, no you didn't. oh, no. let's show you what's going o
as far as your weather is concerned. for today boy did we have a lot of rain in the midwest. 32 trillion gallons of water. that's 39 million olympic swimming pools filled. the storms move to the east today. we have 68 million people at risk for strong storms. maybe one or two strong tornados. we'll be watching that closely. severe storms stretching from the gulf coast. river flooding will continue to rise in the mississippi river valley as the runoff continues. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we have that enhanced risk for severe weather in our area later today. the cold front is back out here coming through cincinnati now so timing on that will bring a chance for strong storms into the schehenandoah valley by lat afternoon and potentially into the d.c. metro area as early as 6:00 or 7:00 this evening. download our nbc washington app to help keep you ahea
cooler weather moves in for tomorrow. >> dylan was free in the salt pool. >> but it was an enclosed room. no one else was around. i also shower free. >> well, everybody does that. you are really -- you got real problems if you wear a bathing suit in your shower. up next, the story of a boxer who inspired the film "rocky." liev schreiber is here to tell us about his latest passion project "chuck" right after these messages.
>> you follow boxing? rocky. >> i can handle this. would you mind telling her that chuck wepnor is here. >> is he expecting you? >> what? >> is he expecting you? >> yeah. yeah, he's expecting us. >> that's good, liev, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >> let's talk about many this movie. it was a passion project of yours. what drew you to this role to chuck wepner? >> i've always been a fan of boxing and when michael ke brou the script ten years ago i was shocked and embarrassed that i didn't know chuck's story. >> i feel better because i didn't, either and i thought, you know, i lived in philly for ten years, we all know rocky but i didn't realize it was based on, you know, this guy here. >> chuck was a remarkable guy, a
incredible story. >> when it comes to fighting in the movie how much of that was real? did you want it to be as real as possible? ! >> we had a couple boxers come in from wild card east to do some boxing on radon vy develop a -- donovan. and they were making contact because they spar together so much they know each other's timing and i thought that's the way to do boxing on film because pooch hall, the actor who plays muhammad ali and i are also sparring partners i thought why don't we try to learn the fights, practice and he can make contact because i think so much of what defines chuck as a fighter is resilience and getting hit and moving through that because ali put a whooping on him that night. so that's what we did. >> at the end of a day of filming -- >> i was a little swollen.
i had so much prosthetics on and pooch, to his credit, has tremendous control. >> what's the message you want people to take away from this? >> i think for me, you know, we've had the script for ten years. i think in the course of that time i've had a couple of children and i've been on a television show so the aspect of chuck's life that i think is a kind of cautionary tale about fame and our desire to be appreciated by the anonymous mob rather than the ones nearest and dearest was something that had a profound affect on me. >> you played intense characters but can we talk about "my little pony" for a second? >> probably one of the more intense characters. >> you play the evil guy. >> i'm usually the bad guy. that's another thing i love about chuck because i think chuck is a good guy. i have to do something my kids can see. >> cheers to that. liev, thank you so much. all the best. "chu "chuck" is in theaters this friday. coming up, bathing suits that can make you feel like being a rock star.
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looks like a little trouble with chuck's microphone there but i think he's telling us about the storm system working its way into our area likely bringing us rain. later on this evening, high temperatures in the mid-80s today but for us the chance for thunderstorms happening after 4:00 this afternoon into the later part of the
♪ if loving your body if loving your body in a swimsuit sounds like a dream, we want to change that today. >> here with five women to celebrate swimsuits for all shapes and sizes is deputy editor of "style watch" brittany bourke. brittany, good morning. >> good morning. >> we're excited and the girls look beautiful. >> they do. >> so we should just jump right in. >> let's do it. >> this is audrey. she's rocking the off-the-shoulder look. >> i love this. >> so pretty. >> we love this suit. so flattering and this is a high-waisted bikini so if you want more coverage you can have that on the bottom and it hits at your natural waist and that trend you were talking about, the off-the-shoulder, we get the little bit of
collar bob and it's on trend with the ruffle" >> if you want a two piece but modesty around the tummy, it's beautiful and not that expensi e expensive. >> each piece is $25 from old navy. >> 50 bucks isn't bad. >> for a whole bathing suit that's gorgeous, flatters he curves, loves the way it highlights that shape. >> i like this one because of the pattern is bold but still a one piece if you don't want to go two piece. >> and tyla is wearing this gorgeous -- we love a graphic print. but this is super flattering, you see the way it creates an hour glass pattern on her which long wait going gaiths -- elon her. you stand taller, who doesn't want to look taller. it has that controllable halter neck which is on trend and then it lets you have more support if you would like it or if you have smaller chest you can just rock
>> super flattering. >> i love the back with the crisscross. our next model is patrice and i love the bright colors in this. this top is -- >> i love this suit, too. this is echo design. it's a great way to wear -- people think a bra bathing suit top is boring but it doesn't have to be. this is great because it gives you support if you have a bigger chest on the beach and you'll be playing beach volleyball but if you have a smaller one you don't have to have a ton of padding. >> squeeze them out when you get out of the water. >> super cute. >> so this next one i like because of the shear trend is in. but not all of us can rock shear all over the place so this is shear in the right places. >> this is so true and it's just like -- a one piece is so -- people think it's boring but it can be so interesting. this shear creates a flattering illusion. you highlight her waist which shows off her gorgeous curves and has this cool halter
trend beshowing in the a new way. it shows off the shoulders but it has a cool neckline and we also tried this on every single girl, looked amazing in this suit. this is cool, everybody looked great in it. >> any favorite. where is this from? >> kenneth cole, house of swim for under $100. >> all right, let's bring out katie who you said that you're very active so this is a good bathing suit for that. >> yes, we love a one piece that has some support. this is from gabby fresh who makes great curvy bathing suits and we love it has that retro neckline but it has that sexy modern look of the zipper, you can unzip it. it's a working zipper if you want to show a little more. but i love that and it has that mesh paneling on the thigh, too, to make it sexier. so it's a retro look with a modern twist. >> and i like the color. >> and it harkens to that blush trend which is huge right now so it's a great look for -- to play off for summer. >> let's do
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naomi watts. >> it's about one family's changing dynamics, over the course of three generations. and what happens when 16-year-old ray, played by elle fanning, wants to transition from female to male. wasn't sure if we had a clip. good morning to you guys. >> good morning. >> this is so good. i feel like it's a must see. what took you guys so long to work together? >> they usually only allow one gal per film. [ laughter ] >> and then you hate each other and you're not in the same scene. it's very rare that you get to hang out. >> but in all seriousness, we were talking about the fact that transgender issues are very topical. it strikes a chord and you learn a lot when you're watching it. talk about this film. >> i think one of the reasons it appealed to us was that it was so accessible, it does -- it's not a documentary but it does bring up fears that a parent
concerns and this amazing -- all of the specifics that a kid would be going through and plus another subplot. you do find out but it's kind of funny. it's like a sitcom. but i'm so stupid in it. i ask the dumb questions and not have the misconception so it gives a voice to concerns and she's the mom so she's kind of -- >> we're all going through it in our different ways on different time programs so it's just -- it can relate to every person in terms of their schedule. >> it's a story about real people. >> it causes some kind of discussion. i'm always so happy when i would go out to a film with my kids and te
about them even days later but elle grounds it. she goes from being this geeky girl to being this powerhouse and it shows you how much it means to her -- him at that point. >> and elle was only 16 when she shot this. what do you think it was like for her to take on such a demanding role? >> i think she embraced it fully. she did a lot of research. there's a lot of things to read, a great documentary and things availab available. >> she has kids in her school. >> exactly. kids in her school who fully transitioned. she met with kids that became very, very helpful that we knew we were connected through the producers and as did i with one of the moms who'd gone through it. we were going through it in our different ways and it just -- there's so much humanity and heart and the family is united
there are times when i don't struggle. >> and it's very important to talk about the significance of support of the family. that plays a huge part in the survival of a person that's transitioning to have the support of their family. the suicide rate is much, much, much lower so it's about the family, not just about -- but as she said, about everybody that's transitioning with her in a way. >> and when you work on something like this and transition in between different roles you have this movie of the tv series "feud" you're again working with another strong actress. it's kind of -- it's so great to see. >> well, that was like joining a cult in a way because it went on forever and it was ryan's world and jess had been in that world and these really huge people to take on so i was terrified.
fear/fun ratio. i'm happy it's over and it was an extraordinary experience. because everybody's loving it, i'm going to dine out on that. if i see it i'll just think you know i should have done that better and so no i'm going to go with everybody's positive reaction and just delude myself. >> it's one of those things with a water cooler situation. >> susan sarandon and naomi watts, thank you for coming. it was a treat. three generations hits theaters in new york and los angeles this friday with an expanded release next friday. >> don't mean to be rude but i have to step over here and do the weather. so as we get a look and see what's happening as far as the week ahead for today a lot of wet weather along the east coast from the great lakes to the gulf coast. the rivers willti
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and co-owner of a restaurant in chatham, new jersey, making a delicious roasted chicken and broccoli. good to see you. >> here's our ingredient grid, including beer, which we like. >> beer is the most important thing in this recipe. it helps to tenderize the chicken, gives it great flavor. >> beer can chicken without the can. >> exactly. salt and pepper. lime juice. parsley, a little bit of cumin. a little bit of beer. >> i've never seen that combo before. >> the nice thing is if there's anything left over, you can drink it. >> and what happens? >> we let it sit minimum four hours in the fridge. >> the longer the better? >> exactly. then we pat it dry, tie it with string so the bird looks nice and tight and cooks more evenly. roast garlic. my favorite.
use this all the time in the garlic. >> just put in the the oven with the olive oil? >> 400 degrees for 45 minutes. cut in the half and we keep heads of these in the kitchen and just smear it around, all around, that gives a nice color. a little bit of olive oil helps to make the bird beautiful always get the legs because the legs need help. in the oven -- >> any salt and pepper? >> yes, thanks for reminding me. it looked a little naked. free or not free? >> everything is better with salt and pepper one hour, 400 degrees in the oven. >> that's it. now the broccoli part. >> broccoli. believe it or not, broccoli is a spring and fall crop so buy broccoli. i wish it, put in the a bowl, spin it dry or get most of the water off of it. a little water left over helps
y from burning. >> a lot of people don't think about roasting broccoli. >> it's the best way to do it. >> my favorite way to have broccoli. >> the flavors get concentrated and sweet and tender. >> then you put it on a baking sheet with salt and pepper. how long does it go in the oven. >> until it's done. >> there you go. >> about 20 minutes. >> so you'll show us how to cut this up? >> this is the finished bird. cut the string off and make nice slices there. maybe i'll use my hands. >> that's what scared me about roast ago chicken is being able to cut. >> it then you put that broccoli together. >> cut it there. finished product, broccoli. see how colorful it is? still maintains the green color. >> and asparagus is great this time of year, too. and with all the berries coming out -- >> not a lot of sugar, crispy topping. my favorite cobbler. >> the best. >> thank you so much.
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let'e storm team 4 meteorologist sheena parveen. hey, sheena. >> temperatures are warming up across the area. 76 in the district. it's cloudy and breezy outside but temperatures are warming up to the mid-80s. we have a risk for severe storms. we could be seeing damaging winds so we'll be watching that this evening. then for tomorrow we're dry and cooler and wednesday highs in the upper 60s. coming up on news 4 midday, the latest on a rash of car break ins in loudon county.
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