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good morning. good morning. breaking news. cindy roars ashore. landfall in louisiana overnight. the tropical storm blamed for at least one death. residential rain leading to dangerous flooding across the region. we are live in the storm zone. the big reveal. republicans set to unveil their new health care bill this morning. president trump weighing in during a raucous rally in iowa. >> i hope we're going to surprise you with a really good plan. >> what's in the plan? terror in the terminal. a possible motive emerging in the chilling knife afac on a police officer inside a michigan airport. the suspect a canadian who investigators say shouted in arabic and expressed
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road rage leads to this terrifying chain reaction crash. one of the heroes shot at the congressional baseball practice gets a very special honor. [ cheers and applause ] today, thursday, june 22, 2017. this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it's a thursday morning. glad to have you with us. it's a different day but we're starting with the same story. tropical storm cindy slamming parts of the south. >> high winds, drenching rain. ripping up the surf there. some getting as much as a foot.
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sanders. he is in the thick of it in alabama right now. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. the impacts from tropical storm cindy being felt from florida far west to texas. here on dolphin island in alabama you can see the impact of the storm. the rising tide continues. you can see some homes threatened. this morning there are more than 7,000 people without electricity as power crews try to keep up with the impacts of tropical storm cindy. this morning tropical storm cindy's loosely defined eye making its way onthshore with a massive wet punch. 12 inches of rain in spots flooding coastal towns and spawning water spouts in the panhandle. winds of more than 50 miles an hour taking down trees, leaving a baseball field in ruins. in alabama cindy has already
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a large log in the surf launched at a 10-year-old boy walking with his family. >> the wave hit the timber and rolled it on top of the child. >> reporter: on dolphin island, despite warnings, some still ventured into the heavy surf. cindy definitely putting a damper on a beach vacation. >> thought i would go home with a tan but i don't think i'm going to. >> reporter: alabama and louisiana this morning remain under a state of emergency. louisiana's governor warning the powerful storm system could hammer the entire state. >> people should take it seriously because it has the potential to drop an awful lot of rain all the way through as it moves north. >> reporter: low-lying grand isle partially submerged this morning. in new orleans despite new levees and flood walls, memories of katrina 12 years ago remain raw. a survivor with a useful lesson to everyonn
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storm. >> make sure you have your insurance and your papers ready, and just be prepared to run. >> reporter: the west end here of dauphin island with restricted access this morning. the road in and out is under water. police have set up a checkpoint. they've told some people, especially those impacted the hardest, it's probably not a good idea to stay in their homes because the tide is still rising. back to you. >> we can see it behind you. thank you so much. al, you're tracking the impact of where it's headed. >> the eastern half of the u.s. will be affected by cindy by saturday. the feeder bands. pink areas are tornado watches. with a vigorous system like this coming onshore you can always see a tornado. lake charles. this is the first tropical system to make landfall in louisiana since
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it makes its way friday into saturday into the tennessee river valleys. the moisture will spread to the east. as it comes on shore, weakens on land, we'll look for rain in the southeast and midwest. then it will interact with this cold front pushing down from the north, and that's going to squeeze out even more moisture, more southwest through the mississippi and ohio river valley. by saturday into the northeast looking at severe storms as the tropical fed moisture continues. here is the flash flood risk. the highest around the eastern parts of texas into louisiana and parts of arkansas. but as you can see, by tomorrow we have got a flood risk all the way from alexandria, louisiana, up into bingamton, new york. we're talking about 3 to 5 inches of rain. some areas picking up as much as a foot. nashville to memphis, they'll see 5 inches of
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this. it will be a big impact throughout much of the country. >> incredible to look at the map. al, thank you. thanks very much. a possible motive emerging in the chilling terror attack at the airport in flint, michigan, where a police officer was stabbed in the neck. a canadian man has been charged as the fbi launches an immediate investigation. blake mccoy has the latest. blake, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. the airport in flint is back open after the lone wolf attack. this morning we are learning more about the attacker who came from canada and our law enforcement sources tell us was not previously known to the fbi. overnight police in canada searching the home of a michigan terror suspect. a simple person, calm, i never saw anything bizarre says his neighbor. according to the fbi, 50-year-old amor ftouhi left his home in montreal last friday, entered the u.s. through new
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flint, michigan, where he is accused of attacking an airport police officer. lieutenant jeff neville, father of two, is recovering from a stab wound to his neck. >> he is a good friend of mine, yes. it was very terrifying to see something that quick. >> reporter: the attack happened before the security checkpoint of flint bishop international airport. witnesses say ftouhi yelled all all allah akbar during the attack which means god is great. >> reporter: the attack is similar to one last september at a shopping mall in saint cloud, minnesota, where another knife
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people while yelling allegiances to allah. the town touched by terror. >> it's terrible. i don't know who did it, why they did it but it's done. >> reporter: the fbi has found no evidence of a larger plot. the question now, if the man was radicalized, when and how did it happen and why did he choose flint, michigan. matt and savannah. >> thanks very much, blake. the president holding a campaign-style rally in iowa late last night while in washington the republicans are finally ready to unveil their health care bill. two reports this morning. start with peter alexander. >> reporter: this morning the senate republicans rewrite of the health care bill remains a secret to many of the lawmakers likely voting on it before the end of next week. a draft of the bill is expected to be released. still no indication that the president has seen
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road trip, his fifth rally in his first five months. president trump back on the road and back in his comfort zone, relishing an iowa embrace wednesday night. >> it's always terrific to be able to leave that washington swamp. >> reporter: mr. trump riding high after republicans' special election win in georgia tuesday that some cast as a referendum on his presidency. >> we're 5-0. the truth is, people love us. >> reporter: the night a celebration of mr. trump's resilience, escaping woes in washington with the russia cloud still looming over his administration. raising eyebrows for this comment on immigration. >> those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and should not use welfare for a period of at least five years.
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since 1996. still, the president appeared energized. on a proposal the border wall be lined with solar panels. >> pretty good imagination, right? good? my idea. >> reporter: on the wealth of his economic cabinet picks. >> they love all people. rich or poor. but in those particular positions i just don't want a poor person. does that make sense? >> reporter: the president teasing today's unveiling of the senate republicans' health care plan. >> i hope we surprise you with a really good plan. i said add money to it. >> reporter: after weeks of secrecy and complaints even among republicans about a lack of transparency a draft of the bill headed up by majority leader mitch mcconnell expected to be released this morning. how deep will medicaid cuts go. tax credits, will they be tied to a person's income or their age like in the house bill. whether federal funding for planned parenthood is
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voicing opposition. >> health care is a right, not a privilege. >> reporter: also this morning, the congressional black caucus rejected an invitation for a follow-up meeting with the president at the white house arguing that their concerns presented in their first meeting, quote, fell on deaf ears. the chairman writing the president, we have seen no evidence that your administration acted on our calls for action and we've in fact witnessed steps that will affirmatively hurt black communities. it's become abundantly clear that a conversation with the entire cbc would not be entirely productive. white house press secretary sean spicer tells me this morning the president enjoyed meeting with the cbc leadership and looked forward to a follow-up meeting with the entire group adding that the president hopes to continue to work with the cbc on several issues that they previously identified. matt and savannah. >> thank you. the special election losses that we have been covering, democrats' losses, have democrats scrambling to regroup. and as finger-pointing begins,
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directly at house minority leader nancy pelosi. nbc's kristen welker is on capitol hill with that part of the story. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt. house minority leader nancy pelosi has served in congress for three decades so she is no stranger to a fight. after the defeat in georgia more and more democrats say their party needs a new message and a new leader to deliver it. overnight president trump taking a victory lap in iowa. after republicans won four out of four special elections, including georgia's hotly contested sixth district race. >> they have phony witch hunts going against me. they have everything going. and you know what, all we do is win, win, win. >> reporter: with the democratic party showing signs of disarray it's clear their anti-trump strategy has not been working. this morning there are mounting calls to replace house minority leader nancy pelosi. some
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j jo jon osoff loss in georgia. >> nancy pelosi is the leader of the democratic party. it's going to be very difficult to win. >> we clearly need to have the right message and the right messengers to show the american people that we can help. >> reporter: ohio congressman tim ryan who challenged nancy pelosi's leadership position last year inflaming the situation. >> do you think nancy pelosi is more toxic than donald trump? >> you know what, the honest answer is, in some areas of the country, yes, she is. >> reporter: south carolina congressional candidate tweeting, if i am elected i won't vote for nancy
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the buzz about her a product of republican efforts to smear her. the politics of personal destruction has been a gop hallmark. other democrats caution the party's problems go beyond pelosi. >> this is not an issue of who this specific leader might be at a given time. it's really a question of message. >> reporter: many democrats are digging in. the congressional campaign committee circulating a memo to lawmakers declaring, there is no doubt the party can take back the house next fall. the reality is it would be difficult for anyone to unseat pelosi. she has a lot of allies and is seen as someone who has raised a massive amount of money for her party. as for republicans, it's way too soon for them to start drawing big conclusions about what this might mean for the midterm elections. their recent victories have been in reliably red districts where democrats are outpoerforming wht they did in 2016.
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we move to a rock where one of islam's most important monuments has been destroyed by retreating isis fighters. ariel photos show the damage to the ancient landmark that stood for more than 8,000 years. the minaret is leaning over. thousands of iraqi troops supported by u.s. forces have tried to retake mosul. isis controls only a few neighborhoods of the city. to a road rage incident caught on tape. it happened wednesday morning on a freeway in santa cla rita, california. watch what happens after the motorcyclist speeds up and kicks the door of a car. the sedan swerves into the bike, loses control and slams into a concrete divider. it bounces across several lanes of traffic and hits a pickup truck that flips over several times. remarkably the man driving the truck was the only person
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injured. the passenger who took the video said he was prompted to start recording after witnessing an exchange between the motorcyclist and the driver of the sedan. the biker sped away. police are looking for him. now a story we hope makes you feel good. a capitol hill police officer received a well deserved honor. krystal griner threw out the first pitch at the softball game. she was shot in the ankle as she engaged the gunman in the shooting at the congressional baseball practice. she is expected to make a full recovery. good arm on her. steve scalise, his condition upgraded to fair now. >> mr. roker. >> let's look at what else is going on around the country. we can show you that out west it's sunny but sizzling. we'll look at that coming up in the next half hour. beautiful weather in the pac
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northwest. mississippi tennessee and ohio river valleys. severe storms through the western great lakes. a nice day here in the northeast. we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. good thursday morning. nice conditions as we go through the afternoon today. high temperatures will be around the low 90s. then we go into tomorrow. that's when we'll have rain moving in from remnants of tropical storm cindy. your beach forecast, looking at
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the rest of the area too. saturday morning we have rain. sunday we're talking about clearing, less humid and comfortable for the second half of your week. the low humidity lasts into next week. >> al, thank you very much. today, a celebration of life to honor former north korean detainee otto warmbier, plus what the white house is doing to free three other americans held by the regime. burning and crash. look at the dangers you could face on the road in states where marijuana is now legal. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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7:26 news your time on this thursday morning. good morning. we're following breaking news right now in montgomery county where crews are trying to figure out why this car went in the potomac river. they don't think there was anyone inside, but it is completely submerged in the water near edwards ferry road. when we find out what happened we'll put it on the nbc washington app. police are tracking for a person who left the secene of te tractor-trailer crash on the green belt overnight. there was a fuel spill. the crash has been cleared but police are trying to figure out o
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traffic with melissa mollet. >> southbound connecticut avenue, the ramp to the inner loop. we have police activity. inner loop crossing the bridge a little bit slow this morning. colesville at university. lanes blocked. a pedestrian was struck earlier this morning. eastbound 66 at fairfax county parkway crash on the ramp. >> thank you, melissa. a quick break and we'll check your forecast next. >> stay with us .
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good thursday morning. 77 degrees right now. we have some thin clouds out there. through the day you'll notice just about mostly cloudy skies. elsewhere, we're sitting around 70 for the most part. we'll heat up this morning. tomorrow the moisture from tropical storm cindy will be here, so we are looking at rain in your friday forecast. today 92. tomorrow starting with early rain. rain continues saturday morning. we'll clear out s
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afternoon. and sunday. the humidity will be dropping off for a while. back to you guys. >> thanks, sheena. another local news update coming up in 20 minutes. >> for now back to the "today" show after this short break.
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it is 7:30 now on this thursday morning. it's the 22nd day of june, 2017. look at these images we're showing you right now. tropical storm cindy is slamming the south after making landfall in louisiana. that is a shot, as you can see, from dauphin island in alabama. and the surf is angry. >> it is! that's a george costanza line. >> the impacts of cindy felt across the southern region. bands stretches from texas to tennessee. one death being blamed on the storm, a 10-year-old boy killed on an alabama beach when he was
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ashore. the fbi investigating wednesday's stabbing of a michigan police officer at an airport as an act of terrorism. investigators say the suspect came to the u.s. from canada but say there is no indication he was involved in a wider terror plot. the officer injured in the attack is in the hospital and said to be recovering this morning. good news from buckingham palace this morning. prince philip is out of the hospital after a two-day stay. he was admitted for treatment of an infection. the duke turned 96 two weeks ago. >> we wish him well. this will be an emotional day in ohio where former north korean detainee otto warmbier is being laid to rest. nbc's katie beck has more on that. katie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we join you from wyoming, ohio, the hometown of otto warmbier where thn
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to pay their respects. otto graduated second in his class at his high school four years ago. blue and white ribbons line otto warmbier's hometown, a somber sign of a funeral for a young man remembered as kind. >> he was truly one of the nicest, most compassionate people i have known. >> reporter: at a vigil this week at the university of virginia, warmbier's girlfriend recalled his impact. being with otto made life all the more beautiful rngs she said. it was not just my life he made more colorful but everyone else's. >> his fraternity brothers shared that otto was someone always looking out for other people. one said, everyone needs a friend like otto. >> reporter: warmbier died monday, days after being carried off a plane in a coma after 17 months of
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stealing a poster. warmbier's parents refused an autopsy despite his mysterious death. we're hearing from a danish woman who travelled with him. i do not think he did anything wrong, she says, besides being an american, being very young and looking very good on pictures and in propaganda videos. on wednesday, defense secretary james mattis condemned north korea. >> this goes beyond that he understanding of law and order, humanity, of responsibility towards any human being. >> reporter: white house sources say president trump had an emotional response to warmbier's death. on tuesday trump appeared to blame the previous administration. >> frankly, if he were brought home sooner, i think the result would have been a lot different. he should have been brought home that same day. >> reporter: still today three other americans are being kelled by north korea. tony kim, a professor, arrested in april for
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kim hak-song, a professor, detained in may accused of hostile acts and kim dong-chul, a businessman, serving ten years accused of espionage. >> the north koreans should release the other three americans under detention as a gesture of good will and contrition. >> reporter: in another touching moment at the vigil this week. warmbier's girlfriend mentioned the three detainees still in north korea and asked the crowd not to forget them. nbc learned two state department officials will attend the funeral today. one diplomat joseph eun who helped with his release. back to al, who is following tropical storm cindy and the heat out west. >> it will barely break heading into the weekend. 40 million people from california into the southwest, i should say 27
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are under some sort of heat warning through sunday. that dome of high pressure still hanging in there. the extreme heat continues good, going into the weekend. we are looking at records very close in roswell, winslow, to redding with triple digit temperatures. cools down in albuquerque. el paso. you cool to 97. phoenix and las vegas continue with triple digits next week. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. a warm morning. the humidity back as well. 77 right now in the district. 69 at dulles. everybody coming into the 70s at this point, if you're not there already. low 90s today. 92. more humidity out there. passing shower. we have a few showers in western maryland. we could have a few isolated showers today. period of rain and thunderstorms tomorrow. rain leading into early
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be a powerful force. nature valley we are back now at 7:40 with a growing danger on the nation's roads. >> more than two thirds of states have legalized marijuana in some form. according to a new study drivers are causing more crashes on the road. >> reporter: this is kind of a
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country. now the insurance institute for highway safety says the three states that started with legalizing pot have already seen a higher risk of people getting in accidents from drivers high on weed than even people in neighboring states. more and more drivers today are taking the high road. and the results already are deadly. those killed on colorado roads by a driver high on marijuana are up for a third straight year. >> you smoked 30 minutes ago, and you're saying i'm not going to find any weed in this car. >> reporter: sergeant rob madden is with the colorado state patrol which now makes almost a fifth of dui arrests for pot. >> although marijuana is legal, to possess and to use in the state of colorado, it is not legal to use marijuana to the point where you are intoxicated and drive a motor vehicle. >> reporter: a new study out s
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institute for highway safety finds colorado has had 21% more crashes than its neighbor, utah, since colorado sparked the trend, a hototal of 38 states n allowing medical marijuana in some form. eight and washington, d.c., permit recreational pot including oregon and washington state where the study also found crashes are up. >> we see a 3% increase in the risk of insurance claims in the states that legalized marijuana. we can't explain it by any other means. >> reporter: the marijuana policy project, which pushes to legalize pot, acknowledges that states that made marijuana legal saw some increases in collision claims. but adds, there is no evidence that marijuana contributed to the accidents. back in colorado, more than half of marijuana users in a state survey said they think it's safe to hit the roads after smoking pot. so the states rolling out ads like this. >> rolling one up now could mean
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>> if you are doing anything that induces, includes, adds an intoxicating substance to your body, don't get behind the wheel. find another way to get to your destination. >> reporter: retail sales of recreational pot expected to double this year. meantime, one recent survey found that, of the people who are pulled over on the weekend for dui, 13% had marijuana in their system. this is a trend that could result in even more crashes and drive all of our insurance rates even higher. back to you. >> statistics are very alarming. >> important warning. tom, thank you so much. just ahead, who could it be? special guest set to join us for trending. >> dylan is in the orange room, in for carson this morning. >> is it ever okay for men to wear shorts to work? we'll get into that, but first, these messages. hey, honey. dad, where's the car?
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. we are back, 7:48. dylan in for carson in the orange room. >> twitter user joey posted this picture and said, if women can wear short dresses at work can i wear smart shorts like so? he got his answer quickly, no. just been sent home from work. he dons this dress and said, if women can wear it to work why can't he. he tweeted this next photo and said, see you soon, twitter. i'll be sent home soon. he was sent home ag.
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he couldn't wear the dress but he said you can wear shorts now. as long as they're not brightly colored. a win for everybody. this is a group of french bus drivers sporting skirts in protests. they say it's absurd they are not allowed to wear shorts while female coworkers are allowed to wear skirts. we asked is there a double standard when it comes to men wearing shorts in the workplace. 65% say yes. here at the "today" show, matt, you seem to like wearing -- >> eat your heart out, there you go. there is a story on the front page of the "new york times" style section about the designer tom brown who designs for men suits with shorts. >> would you wear it? >> no, i wouldn't wear it. >> unless you're in bermuda. >> here is the cover of the style section. i kind of like this look. i want to know, would men allow us to wear like full-on suits in the
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because no woman wants to wear a skirt when it's freezing cold. >> you wear pantsuits. >> sure. >> thank you, dylan. the future of the royal family. we are setting up a $25 or less bonanza on the plaza. the latest sizzling steals and deals offer with jill. first, your local news and weather. your latest news and weather.
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7:56 is your time now on this thursday, june 22nd, 2017. good morning. i am eun yang. checking on the traffic with melissa mollet. >> colesville at university boulevard has reopened. inn inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, couple slow spots but pretty normal. inbound 66. fairfax county parkway. still a crash on the ramp. 270 southbound better than yesterday. still going 45 miles per hour. >> a quick break and we'll check your forecast next.
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honey bunches of oats. have you tried it yet? a little on the sticky side out there right now. temperatures in the 70s across the region. it's 80 here in d.c. we'll take the temperatures up into the 90s for daytime highs today. tropical storm cindy sends moisture our way. periods of rain through the day tomorrow, thunderstorms last into saturday morning. we clear out saturday afternoon through sunday. another local news update in 25 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show after this short break.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, it's 8:00. coming up. landfall. tropical storm cindy slams into the coast bringing the chance of dangerous flash flooding. >> make sure you have your insurance and papers ready and be prepared to run. >> states of emergency declared across the region. we're live with the latest. plus, royal revelations. prince harry opens up in his most candid interview ever, talking about his mother's death, the funeral procession and why he says no one in the royal family really wants to be king or queen. you're a member of the family now. you find we stick together. >>
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all? >> and ages. >> exactly. welcome back to "today." nice to have you with us on a busy thursday morning. >> hear the sounds? andy grammer music. tomorrow right here on "today," we've got andy grammer live in concert on our plaza. come down early. it will be a busy one and a fun one. a lot to get to in this half hour. let's start with the news at 8:00. tropical storm cindy made landfall along the gulf coast overnight with damaging winds and torrential rains. it's also turned deadly. nbc's kerry sanders is in alabama. kerry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. sadr sadly, a 10-year-old boy walking along the beach in alabama was struck by debris hidden in the surf and got launched by the tremendous surf. his family mourning this morning. we're here on dauphin island. you can see the power of the surf hammering homes on the west end. the rad
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restricted access because the water is washing over. the threat of water spouts and tornadoes continues from yesterday into today. you can see the video here of several waterspouts spotted. we have flooding all along the coast from florida all the way to texas. let's look at a live picture right now of new orleans. the impact of cindy will be felt well into this afternoon. matt, i am hopeful for the folks who are here that they'll go back to their homes and find that, while a lot of sand washed away, there is no serious damage on the island. >> we agree. kerry sanders in alabama for us this morning. kerry, thank you. senate republicans revealing their new health care bill this morning. during a rally in iowa last night, the president acknowledged the bill faces a tough road ahead on capitol hill. he also blamed democrats for stalling his agenda and said republican
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congressional elections like the one this week in georgia are proof of the party's popularity. >> we're 5-0. we're 5-0. and they thought they were going to win at least like three, right? wouldn't you say? at least three. it would be a devastating defeat. the truth is, people love us, all of us. they love us. >> president promised that he'll eventually get funding for his proposed border wall with mexico. also this morning, family and friends gathering for the funeral of otto warmbier, the american college student who died days after returning to the u.s. in a coma after being in prisoned by north korea for 17 months. katie beck is in wyoming, ohio, with more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hoda. thousands are expected to gather here today in the hometown of otto warmbier to say their good-byes. the funeral will happen at a
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graduated just four years ago. now, friends and family members have been paying their respects this week, saying what a wonderful and kind soul otto was. one of his fraternity members at uva saying otto was a friend that everyone should have. as you mentioned, the 22-year-old died monday days after being carried off a plane in a coma. he had spent 17 months in prison in north korea for allegedly stealing a poster. president trump takes aim at the previous administration for not bringing warmbier home sooner. three other americans continue to be detained in north korea. again today, expected a huge turnout at the high school. thousands are expected to be there today to say their good-byes. hoda. >> katie, thank you so much. a lot more coming up this morning, including an emotional interview and a revealing one with prince harry. >> guys, we have got a special guest joining us with trending andp
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get zero percent for seventy-two months plus an additional thousand on top of your trade-in. offer ends july 5th. 8:08 now. we're back with prince harry speaking out in a revealing new interview. >> he gets very candid about his mom's death, a heartbreaking moment from the funeral and the
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world. nbc's keir simmons in london with the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: hey, hoda. good morning, matt. this is a real reflection of prince harry's views. people will be pretty surprised by some of the things he says. in private he said he suffered from panic attacks. while in terms of public life, get this. he says no member of the royal family would want to be king. prince harry, 12 years old, head bowed, fists clenched. 20 years ago, just a child. he was watched by millions grieving for him. harry now says diana's fatal crash was made more unbearable because of this famous walk. i had to walk a long way behind her coffin surrounded by thousands of people watching me and millions more on television. i don't think that he child should be asked to do that under any circumstances.
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today. "newsweek" magazine had access to harry for much of the past year for. he yearns, he says, to be something other than prince harry. my mother tried to show me ordinary life. people will be amazed by the ordinary life william and i live. i do my own shopping. he insists he is in a rush to make something of my life. saying playfully, there is just a smallish window where people are interested in me before george and charlotte take over. people who know harry say he and meghan markel are very much in love but he hasn't proposed, yet. for years he bottled up his grief, harry admits, going through total chaos. he served in the military and was resentfulo
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now he channels his energy into veteran's charities. >> you sort yourself out so you can sort everybody else out and help others. >> reporter: harry admits he has been close to breaking down. last year launching a mental health charity. >> i think that what the boys are doing and keeping their heads together has been incredible. >> reporter: there is one role harry suggests presents the greatest challenge of all. simply being a royal. is there any one of the royal family who wants to be king or queen? i don't think so. but we will carry out our duties at the right time. >> reporter: let me show you how the front page of britain's daily mail reflects on those comments. it is a pretty incredible thing for the brother of
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king to say, guys, and i guess one of the talking points out of this will be how will william and harry change the royal family when they become in charge of it. >> i kind of understand it, though. it's a huge burden. it's a privilege but a huge responsibility. >> you would take the throne, wouldn't you? >> absolutely. >> i'm there! [ laughter ] we have ice cube here. good morning [ applause ] >> trending this morning and then we'll talk to you about the awesome new project we want to talk about. you have to get involved. zendaya, she actually has an interesting ice-breaker game. we just learned about it. one of her costars revealed it during a press tour for her spiderman movie. she says everyone around the
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first impression of the other person. we don't have time to do everybody's. for example, matt. what was your first impression of someone sitting here at the table? honest. >> honest! >> we had a rough start. >> we did. >> we had a rough start. >> it's amazing we are dear friends now. >> what was the impression? >> long story short. we were on the air one time, local television, years ago. al said something to me that i did not appreciate. live on television. >> i said not so easy in the big leagues, is it, pretty boy. [ laughter ] >> that was pretty good. >> i think everybody is cool until they prove me wrong. i don't know. it's like -- >> you just met dylan two seconds ago. >>
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when you first met her? >> she is a fine mama. >> you pick somebody. >> the first time i met you, i think i thought you were cute. >> really? >> yes. >> that's nice. that's better than not so easy in the big time, pretty boy. >> first impressions and the idea that you can get a sense of someone right away. do you believe in love at first sight? raise your hand. >> yes, i do. >> yes, i do. >> has it happened? >> with my wife. when i saw her i was like, man, that could be my woman. >> my mom says that about my dad. they met on a blind date. she said she looked at him and she was like, that's the man i am going to marry. which ruined me for life. >> you want to believe there is someone who can stir you that way. >> your
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>> there you go. >> even your kids! >> can we mention the real reason you're here. you have a really good idea. it starts this sunday. i am all into it. explain. >> the big three, professional three on three basketball. it's incredible. we have a lot of former nba stars that are in one arena. it's like a basketball festival. one ticket gets you four games. >> wow! >> it's great. these guys go hard. and what's cool is, a lot of these guys said, man, my kids never got a chance to see me play in the league so, man, this is cool that my daughter and son get to see me play. >> they've still got game. >> former nba but they're still amazing players. >> without a doubt. some guys don't even know they're retired. they just don't get the call. they still have a lot of ball in them. >> for us old guys it's half-court. we don't have to run up and down the floor
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these guys look like all-stars. >> did the guys raise their hand and say, please pick me. >> a few guys did. it was a process. we signed our coach -- we got great coaches. hall of fame coaches like the ice man. dr. j. gary paton. clyde the glide. we got momentum and people wanted to be part of it. >> they had to try out. >> yeah. we don't care about the name. you got to bring your game. got to bring your game. >> think about that in the room with me. bottom line on that one. >> talk to me afterwards. >> how many cities? >> it's ten cities. and it's great. like i said, one ticket gets you four games. the games are to 60. we're not keeping you there all day. but man, the competition is great. it's cool just to see 48, you know, fams
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favorite players, you know, allen iverson, hopefully chauncey billups. kenyon martin. jermaine o'neal. cory mcginty. >> are you play? >> no. i t i am the founder. >> big three. >> thank you! dylan, pop stuff. >> let's get to it. courtney cox. making headlines for her interview with a new beauty magazine. she opened up about her appearance and realizing where she may have gone wrong. cox said a friend brought to her attention how her face has changed over the years due to using fillers. she said i had all my fillers dissolved. i am as natural as i can be. i feel better because i look like myself. now i look more like the person i was. things are going to change. everything is going to drop. i was trying to make it not drop but that made me look fake.
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like a few years ago with fillers versus now. >> looks great now. >> absolutely beautiful now. >> kudos to her for being candid too. up next, george clooney with seriously big news. the actor and his business partner. rande gerber, cindy crawford's husband. sold the tequila business. >> why wasn't i in the room for that? >> i want to be in the room when it happens. >> along with partner mike melvin founded the company in 2013. they had no idea that what started as a passion project would become so successful. clooney and gerber will stay involved with the brand. clooney said, we're not going anywhere. we'll still be very much
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of casamigos. i know you are a big fan of the show "downton abbey." >> it is coming back! >> what? >> i never saw the first one. >> news about the beloved show's return blew up the internet wednesday. the series that ended in 2015 portrayed the lives of an aristocratic family and the work at the estate. nbc executive confirmed that a movie is in the works. michael edelstein, president at nbc universal international studios said we're working on getting the script right. then we have to figure out how to get the cast back together because as you know people go on and do other things. he added they hoped to begin production in 2018. >> little-known fact. ice cube one of the big "downton abbey" fans ever. >> what was your impression of lady mary? >> she was cool. >> she was a hot ma
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prove me wrong. all right. that's your daily click. >> can we call it the dylan click? >> the dilly click. >> i like it. >> there we go. this may be our sweetest daily click. an act of kindness that's gotten over 425,000 likes an facebook. 23 alonso johnson helping an 83-year-old man descend the escalator. he gave him his arm and after a second's hesitation the man accepted. the woman who snapped the photo said it was the sweetieest thin she ever witnessed and reminds us to be kind to one another. >> ice cube. thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> he'll be back inur
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hour. >> mr. roker. >> we'll play three on three. >> not really. you, me and ice cube against hoda and dylan. cindy, 40 miles northwest of lake charles, louisiana. moving north at 12 miles per hour. continues inland. it will affect a good portion of the country in the eastern half, especially away from the southeastern atlantic coast. we have flash flood watches and warnings right now. look at the rainfall amounts through saturday. through northern louisiana into arkansas. 10 to 12 inches of rain all the way into tennessee. louisiana into the florida panhandle. talking about 7 to 8 inches. flooding is going to be a big problem going into the weekend. that's what's going on around the country. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. we're warming up quickly. almost 80 degrees right now in the district. the rest of the area mid to upper 70s. it will feel like summer this afternoon
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cindy. here is future weather. tomorrow morning, friday, 5:00 a.m. rain around through the morning. commute. bit of a break through the afternoon. it comes back saturday morning. today is looking good if you're heading out. hot, though. 92 for a high with rain tomorrow. >> check us out on our siriusxm channel 108 today. it's time. we have been waiting. it's here. time for the sizzling summer steals and deals. >> if you have been with us all week, you know jill martin started with $100 or less. we've been moving steadily down. today $25 or less for everything you see. >> tomorrow $10 or less. >> starting with sunglasses? >> yes. almost every day. who doesn't need sunglasses. >> convergence. >> earlier in the week you were like, no. >> those look cool. >> that's not a yes. >> i like those. >> these white
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i think those are cute. >> they look good on you. >> sunglasses retail 55. 100% uv protection. they come with a case. 70% off. >> these are awesome. >> we're going down here. >> floats for the pool. >> how cute! >> can you lay on it? >> is that fabulous? >> $74.97. one surf board, you choose, and then two out of four designs of the fruit. >> the set is one surf board, two chutes. >> $22.49 for the duo. >> we like the combination. >> $59.99. cooler and speaker. it's a speaker, and it holds 24
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>> a speaker and a cooler? >> yes. >> wow! >> dance and drink. we sell $59.99. the deal $18. 70% off. >> $18? wow! >> moving on to beauty, everybody. the original sprout beauty bundle. retail, $90.95. celebrity fans brook shields and kate hudson. the deal is $25. 70% off. [ cheers and applause ] >> stock up for the summer. >> this is for me. >> headphones. $69.99 the retail. somebody was cracking their gum, my biggest pet peeve. you talked about that on the show. this is ear noise isolating headphones. they push together so they're neat in your purse. retail at $69.99. the deal $21. >>
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>> can we get them apart. jewelry department? >> yes. we're moving on to this. ncla nail polish. retail $74. i think we're doing nail polish. set of four nail polishes, made with a premium set of words. super cute gift. celebrity fans beyonce and madonna. the deal is $21. 72% off. amazing deal. they rarely give discounts like this. robert lee marsh jewelry. the gold and silver plated collection. clip-ons. values go on to see all the versions. $15. 73% off. look at the matching sunglasses. hi, charlie. >> is charlie not the best dog? >> retail at$9
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75% off. >> it's a towel or a sarong? >> for a shawl if you are cold at the beach. this is a news4 today newsbreak. >> hope your morning is off to a great start. i am chris lawrence. let's start with a check on your morning commute with melissa mollet. >> northbound frederick road south of middlebrook road. college park. two center lanes blocked. rest of the beltway looks okay. westbound toll road near wolf trap, a crash reported there. >> we'll get a check on the forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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good morning. temperatures heating quickly. almost 80 degrees in the district. clouds around today. it will still be a warm one. by lunchtime 90 degrees. this afternoon. low 90s. you see
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the remnants of that will impact us tomorrow. rain tomorrow morning, saturday, and then we dry out sunday, chris. >> thanks, sheena. you can get the latest news and weather in the nbc washington app.
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we're back. 8:30 on this thursday morning. by the way, i know we've been talking about a lot of rough weather in the gulf coast. it is beautiful here in the northeast. at least for the time being. >> that's right. terrific day for leila roker's graduation from high school today. kind of scary. >> really scary. >> how old do i feel? anyway. thanks to the crowd for coming. appreciate it. >> should we go find our moment? we were scouring the crowd. so many wonderful people. i love the beautiful sign, the matt and
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above. this lady. what's your name? >> carrie. >> these are your personal goals. beat cancer, check. came to new york city, check. now you want to take a picture with the "today" show hosts. can we do that? >> sure. [ cheers and applause ] >> i'll help you. >> i'll get on the other side here. hoda, you have to get in here. >> you want a selfie? >> here we go. ready? >> everybody in? gotcha! [ cheers and applause ] >> great to have you. >> thank you, guys. thank you. glad you're here. just ahead, how to make sure you pick the best sunscreen for your skin type this summer and new products to stay safe in the sun. a question. what is a she-shed. >> is this one of those he-said, she-said? >> we'll tell you why you need
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she-shed. we'll take out the trend. man caves we have one up on you. >> recipes for a beautiful summer dinner to be enjoyed in the great outdoors. >> we came in with music from andy grammer. he will be here tomorrow for a live concert on the plaza. mr. roker! >> looking ahead for the weekend, starting with tomorrow, flooding rain into the ohio, tennessee and mississippi river valleys. excessive heat out west continues. toasty in the pacific northwest. look how hot it gets in the pacific northwest as well. saturday, wet weather through the gulf into the mid-atlantic states, in the northeast, along the coast. sunday, sunday! a great day from the great lakes into the mid-atlantic states. wet weather in the gulf. the intense heat continues. southwest and northwest continues. record highs possible there as wellme well. sunday a beautiful day around our area.
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the way. in the 70s right now. topping out in the low to mid 90s for daytime highs today. we have the humidity out there and a slight chance of a passing shower. most of us will stay dry. tropical storm cindy just made landfall. all the moisture spreading into our area. rain showers overnight through early tomorrow and late tomorrow afternoon through early saturday before we clear out by sunday. for the weather anytime you need it, go to our friends at the weather channel on cable. with summer here, you need to protect yourself from harmful uv rays. here with the hottest new products in sun protection is our board certified dermatologist. dr. debra wattenberg. how are you? >> great. >> you're in the drug store trying to figure out what to pick. everything says spf xyz. >> greater than 30.
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uva/uvb. you need coverage for the wrinkles as well as skins cancer. it should say water water resistant. up to 40 to 80 is the most you can buy. there is no such thing as a waterproof sunscreen anymore. >> sometimes we have the right product but we do the wrong things. >> the biggest mistake is people actually forget to put on sunscreen. you need to apply it thickly, at least two ounces, which is a shot glass of sunscreen, to cover your whole body. apply it 15 minutes before you go outside. you cannot do it one minute before you jump in the pool or you're already outside. you want to rub it in. if you don't the sunscreen is missing spots. >> we'll go down some of these products. are these the spray-on ones? >> yes. sprays are super convenient but the problem with them is, when you spray them they go all over the place. >> yeah. >> sometimes you misre
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rub it in. my sort of personal favorite is to take a spray that's more of a lotion and spray it on and then rub it in so you can see where it's been. >> i like this segment a lot. >> the combination of these kinds of sprays together are great. kids love them. they're super fun. >> this is a cool one that i have not seen yet. we'll show you and reveal. this is a new one. it is mousse! suntan mousse lotion. >> suntan mousses are fun. you put them on, rub them together, spread them on. they are not greasy and they disappear easily. okay. so you have a lot on there. we can take this and rub them off. >> i got it. >> they work really, really well. what i am loving about all these new products is that they are products you can use on any part of your body. we have primers for under your makeup. you can apply a tinted moisturizer that has sunscreen on so
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makeup. and then these fabulous makeup setting sprays. spray them on your face and they go on top of your makeup and don't ruin your makeup. these are fantastic for the person who is starting to a lose a little hair. spray it directly into your hair. it feels like a hair spray but has a great spf in it. >> your lips are very vulnerable. >> they have no melanin and can't protect. you actually have to wear a lipstick with an spf. >> which one? >> these have spfs. these are great colors. and there are also lip glosses that they make. if you put a lip gloss on your lips without an spf it's like applying baby oil and you can burn. >> like they did in the old days. not great. >> people complain that sunscreen is hard to get rid
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if you feel greasy and want to get rid of it. use these makeup removing oils. you rub it on and it kind of dissolves. these cleansing facial wipes. easy to get rid of it. >> just wear the right clothes. >> spf clothes. this is specially designed to block out the sun. it's by land's end. you don't need to wear sunscreen under them. the sun cannot penetrate. if you wear a white t-shirt you are only getting an spf of 7 and you can burn easily. >> great suggestions. thank you. move over man-caves. why she-sheds are all the rage. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back with a trend that is apparently sweeping the nation. >> that's right. you know
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certain spots around their homes. people call them man caves. women are answering back, creating places of their own to unwind. the she-shed. >> love it. >> meet the she-shed, the woman's answer to the man cave. >> there is a growing trend on pinterest of something called she-sheds. moms will have their own space. dads will have their own space and the kids will be like where the hell is everybody? >> around the world, across the country, women are designing getaways in their own back yards. transforming humble garden sheds into a ca seta in dallas. a cabin on lake superior and a sewing sanctuary in england. >> i think it really is a modern woman's prerogative. >> erica wrote a book on she-sheds and built this space with her sister-in-law over a few weekends. >> it's a pretty no-frills shed. >> as a growingnu
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and stressed at work than male counterparts, an inviting hideaway could provide a much needed break. >> i think we really scored on the windows. >> she found high-quality windows at a second-hand sale. >> how much of these she-sheds are a response to the busy, crazy lives of women who are just trying to do it all? >> i think they are appealing to human beings who are overexposed, overstimulated. have way too many commitments. it's a stay-cation, a sanctuary. >> athis is my escape. >> jenny carp, mother of three and owner of two businesses built hers out of 100% recycled and salvaged material with an assist from her husband. >> it's nice to be able to have a space that's just mine. the kids know this is mom's space. >> on the higher end, kim manning
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she-shed is a place to store her riding gear and a getaway for her girlfriends. >> i created this space to really house my equipment, but then it evolved into something much more personal. >> she-sheds can cost anywhere from a couple hundred bucks to thousands of dollars. home improvement stores like lowe's and home depot offer do it yourself kits and professional crews to build a customized she-shed. >> i feel like i am a better mom. i can come out here, do my thing and be a mom too. >> from luxurious lounges to zen sanctuaries, she-sheds are a quick escape from home that feel a world away. jolene kent, santa cruz, california. >> would you like one? >> yes. >> it seems cool. >> would somebody else like to have one? [ cheers and applause ] >> you know what? >> what? >> i think we're going to give away one she-shed. >> what?
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they have one surprise. who should we give it to? where is marty from knoxville. >> do you want a she-shed? >> i want a she-shed. >> why? >> because i would love to relax, have a nice chaise lounge, wine fridge and a good book and disappear for a little while. >> that's what savannah just said. i heard your husband has a man cave. >> he has a man cave, garage and a shed. >> you need a she-shed. >> you got a she-shed! that's right, baby. >> come on in. come check it out. come on over. >> check it out. >> this is your she-shed right here. >> you get this one. >> don't sit on the couch, all right? it's not actually put together firmly. >> it's a show couch. >> we took these from your back yard! >> this is awesome! oh my gosh! >> everybody, my mom and
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caitlin and haley and abbey and shannon all come join! >> you've got on outdoor area as well. >> check it out. >> can she sit there? >> can she sit on those? >> those are good. [ cheers and applause ] >> awesome. >> thank you so much. this is awesome. >> marty! >> thank you! >> exciting! coming up next, a great way for the family to enjoy time together outside the she-shed. great recipes and decorating ideas for some outdoor dining. but first, this is "today" on nbc, your home. i don't think this will go in the overhead!
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welcome back, everyone. this morning on "today" food we're dining al fresco. summer is the right time to set up a dining table outdoors and
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enjoy the weather with a nice, simple meal. before you send out invitations you need a go-to menu, caterer. contributor elizabeth has that covered. great to see you. >> hi. >> we're going to make a couple great dishes and serve the dishes on a beautiful table. what have you done down there? >> this is my favorite time of year. normally you invite people over. scrubbing baseboards. trapping the dust bunnies inside your house. take them outside. we took pots planted in the garden, put them on the table. farmer's market bustling with fantastic produce. throw it in the middle. all edible and incredible. >> a little fancy there. do you mind when people do plastic plates and forks and knives? >> absolutely. i want this to be easy. rarely do you have eight of anything. always something is broken or missing. mix and match. that makes it even more fun. >> what are we making. >> avocado
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salsa. >> simple ingredients. >> five-second rule. >> exactly. >> we pull that out. now we'll cut this. you have a rolling ball, a sharp knife. you want to give it a flat side. i like it to be a little bit chunky but remember you want it to get on the chip. we have beautiful funs. >> different kinds of tomatoes. >> lime juice. we have also got olive oil. and then all of these wonderful things. >> name them as they go in. >> green onions. cilantro. jalapeno peppers. we did not add the seeds for that. it's not going to be as hot. you can do it if you're bad, matt. you want to add them, add them. it will be a little bit more spicy. >> the colors look great. >> you can make this in the morning. let it marinate through the day. we have enough lime juice that your avocados will not turn
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brown. >> serving it with the great chips. >> the blue chips make it look fancy. pork shoulder. talk about the ingredients. >> the pork shoulder from your butcher. seasonings. bay leaves and a little bit of dark beer. when you see these in the store -- when i first started cooking i thought, how do you turn that into anything. it's simple. you put hot water on it, and then what i like to do -- they're going to want to float because they're so light. take a plate, put it on top, press it down. that keeps it submerged. i'll reserve the liquid because it has a ton of flavor in it. we might need it when we're making this. this is where we're going. we have more lime juice, sugar, then turn the blender on and blend it. you may have to add a little bit to get it -- >> to make it moist. >> right. >> that's
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for at the end. >> here is the gorgeous shoulder. people ask me do i season all sides and the bottom? yes. if you're going to eat all sides, honey, we're going to season all sides. with the paste. with this, since we are on tv and don't want to get too dirty -- >> how far in advance do we do this before we cook it? >> you can do it two days before you cook it. it will be better. if it sits in the refrigerator and gets worked in. at home i would throw that in the sink and get my hands all on it. this is where we are with it. we're already sweating some onions. and then we want to add -- garlic, we have coriander, oregano. bay leaves. add that to it. >> the big shoulder goes in on top of that? >> goes right in. >> guys, how is this? >> wonderful. >> the smells that came outwh
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>> could you smoke this on the grill? >> you could. you could even put it in the crock pot. if your kitchen is curraniburni you don't want to turn on the stove, throw it in the crock pot. >> go, girl. >> i am putting the beer here. >> how long does that cook? what, honey. >> how long does it cook? >> two and a half hours, at least. it may take a little bit longer. it's natural for me to hold this beer. look. it's second nature. >> not your first rodeo, is it. >> this is the star of the show, the sleeper today. the corn salad. >> so good! the corn salad. >> lime juice, cumin. mayonnaise. >> what happened here? what is that? >> my favorite thing in the entire world. strawberries and simple sauce in the blender -- it's an
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>> so good! >> you're ready to go. isn't that good? >> elizabeth had a little bit of a car accident a few weeks ago, so we're happy she is doing okay. >> are you all right? >> i am. i am. thank you, guys. >> i am okay. >> okay. >> to outdoor dining. thank you very much. you can get these recipes and more at we're back eating more in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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[ cheers and applause ] we're still eating because this is so delicious. >> the birthdays. >> okey-dokey. a little smuckers to glaze the pork would be nice. happy 100th birthday to lois cunningham from valdosta, georgia. she performed at the grand ole opry in nashville. her performance was viewed 10 million times on youtube. ben goldberg. 103. golfer from grenada hills. loves to travel. hubert mills, happy 100 years old. did not retire until 95. i was going to say 95 degrees.
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bernice winter of alexandria, minnesota. 100! the secret to longevity she says, working hard. uh oh, i'm done. jesse howard robertson. our next centenarian. he served in the air force in world war ii, earned the rank of staff sergeant. we so lualute you for your serv. lillian evangelista. the secret to longevity, she says chocolate, lots and lots of chocolate. there you go. >> if you know someone celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, tell us all about it and send the pictures to we have to get back for the next hour. >> we have an awesome guest. >> holly hunter. >> we love her. >> more with ice cube and grilling with our good
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>> are you going to grill al fresco like matt in the last segment? >> first your local news. this is a news break. >> good morning to you. i am eun yang. we'll check on your commute with melissa mollet. how is it looking, melissa? >> inner loop before route 1. debris blocking two lanes. northbound 95 after 198 crash blocking the left
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bw parkway a crash blocking the left lane. metro, delays to glenmont on the red line. >> thank you. a quick break and we'll check your forecast next. stay with us.
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welcome back, everybody. temperatures right around 80 degrees for daytime highs today. we'll take them into the 90s. 80 right now. taking it into the low 90s with the humidity around. showers and thunderstorms as we get into your friday. your friday morning and again on friday afternoon. some could lead into saturday morning. humidity dropping on saturday. sunday looking gorgeous. we'll have sunshine, comfortable conditions. we stay comfortable through next week. thank you. get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app. see you in 25 minutes.
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this morning on "today's take," it doesn't get cooler than ice cube. find out why the superstar is in a league of his own. holly hunter from the set of "the big sick." and the back yard barbecue blowout, coming up right now. from nbc news, this is "today's take," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> today, thursday morning, june 22nd, 2017. you are listening to snapback by old dominion. >> i like it. snap back. >> snap back. snap back. >> i don't kw.
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>> okay. >> i know. >> anything i do -- >> snap back. >> that's it. >> you gotta do the head too. i can't do all that. i'll throw something out. >> speaking of your kids. >> yes. throwback thursday. my daughter, leila, is graduating from high school today. >> my gosh. >> look at her. >> that was her kindergarten picture. now this. i remember when she -- when they -- when we took her to school the first day. in kindergarten they said, welcome to the class of 2017. boom. >> how are you feeling about it? >> i am a little misty. i feel a little emotional, you know. >> will you cry? >> i probably will, oh, yeah. i'll be thinking about my parents, for them to have seen this, they won't. all those things. i have family coming in. >> will leila cry? >> i don't know. i think she is feeling a little emotional. >> it's a
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>> very excited. nick is realizing the woman who torments him but loves him like no other is leaving. >> will he cry? >> he is a little emotional too right now. it's an interesting time. time moves on. >> you have to be so proud. >> so very, very proud. >> this is what you prepare them for. as a dad you hope -- >> they go out, leave the nest. >> i don't want my children to ever leave the nest. >> it's not such a bad thing either. because that's what you want. >> my parents i think wanted us to leave the nest. when they're 4 they're innocent and lovely. when they're 14, not so much. >> i have courtney who is 30. she is up and running, doing all her stuff. nick will be a freshman in high school. do you guys have traditions, certain milestones like i remember leila's first day of kindergarten?
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single year we have -- used to have in front of our house a little brick sidewalk. so we always had to stand on the brick sidewalk. usually, once we got older and started wearing backpacks we'd stand with the backpacks facing the camera and look over the shoulder and wave. that was what we did. >> we really didn't. and i need to create some of my own. no shame to tammy. but last night i went out with mila's finishing her 3s program. not a huge milestone. >> well, it's a milestone. >> i went out with some of the parents and met them on the last day of the school year. i mean, really became close with them. we were like, why did we not get together earlier! you know? i need to create some traditions for my own kids. not that my parents didn't. we took pictures. but nothing that really became every year. >> it's one of those things, you know. of course, there is our t
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>> oh, yes. this is cute, tammy. >> the oh the places you'll go tradition. >> she has this book that she bought i think when they are youngest was in preschool. she had every teacher -- she is going to have every teacher sign it for her and give it to her when she is 18. >> tammy, you are one of the moms that we can't get enough of. >> they've already started signing it. >> i imagine that wherever you'll go it will be with a song in your heart, love miss maury. >> another one wrote -- >> this road will lead you right to broadway. you are a shining star. my love and wishes, ms. drummond. was that to ashley or tammy? tammy sings a lot. >> i have a book which i had never read "all the places you'll go" for whatever reason. it was never given to me. i was never introduced to it. >> i'm going to buy you a copy. >> i have kind of a copy. i have a baby bo
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"oh, baby, go, baby" which is the same -- >> is it by dr. seuss? >> same pictures. same dr. seuss. but it's geared towards babies. >> i'll get one for you. >> gavin, you have a handshake tradition? what's that? >> take a look at these. there you go. >> oh. look at you. >> yep. >> what a fine young man you've turned into, gavin. >> was that an accident with every picture? >> jenna, we didn't start this as a tradition. we just loved that picture and then, like, later on we were like, oh, let's recreate that picture. then we did it every time and now we have a tradition. >> we do have a tradition. >> there you go! >> we do a family dog pile. so weird. we do a family dog pile. i did it with my parents. henry and i -- >> like you pile on each other? >> yes. >> for school? >> nothing to do with school.
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we did take this picture. this is the same picture i took with my parents. >> perfect! >> that's great! >> nothing to do with anything. but i have a tradition. >> i think you're getting misty thinking about the tradition. >> our other producer, alli, what is the buddha statue tradition? >> she is in the control room. >> oh, standing next to a statue. >> about the same as the dog pile. makes very little sense but makes you feel warm inside. >> hey, oh, let's take a look at tammy. >> oh. >> wow! tammy. >> all the places you'll go, honey. >> those bangs were like what i always wanted. >> me too. >> mine never got like that. >> did you ever try to spray them up like this? >> and then you let this part fall. >> put that picture back up again. i love that. >> here is thein
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it's exactly the same. >> you are beautiful, tammy. you don't want to say anything? don't want to take a bow? >> she does but it would be off the air if she did. we'd love to see your tradition. tweet us at #milestonetraditions. or post it on our facebook page. >> they can be as strange as the family dog pile. >> it's throwback thursday. today is one of our favorite days. before we show you ours, we'll show you an amazing celeb throwback pic posted last night and we'll all guess together. let's see. >> bruno mars. >> bruno mars. >> looks just like him. >> baby bruno mars, the cutest thing i have ever seen. >> he looks exactly the same. same hair and everything. >> he is holding a guitar. >> is that a guitar? >> i think it is. >> it's a baby guitar. >> that's crazy! he looks exactly the same. same hair.
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>> i don't think baby bruno mars exists anymore. he became big bruno mars. >> here is a picture of -- i copied dylan. i do what dylan does. >> that's you on the left. >> yes. me on the left and sissy on the right. >> probably no sunscreen. >> back in the day, who knew. >> they didn't even care. nobody shamed us for it. nobody knew any better. >> you're standing by the pool. with no sunscreen and no sunglasses. >> hesitant to jump in because, not a strong swimmer. >> there it is! >> that was pli grandmother's best friend muriel, her pool that we went to. >> this one is interesting. a new article on n
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if you want a happier relationship, leave your partner at home. >> all the time? >> the argument is, no need to force your partner to come to a social function that they really don't want to go to. >> i can see that. >> that's a good call. sometimes when henry has a lot of work or is exhausted and i force him into something we don't have fun. either one of us does. >> the tension is there, nobody is happy. getting out of the house doesn't go well. >> one of the worst fights debra and i ever had was a wedding of a friend of hers she made me go to. it was knock-down, drag-out. i ended up getting a ticket because i was speeding. >> i have gone to weddings solo. it's expensive. now especially, to find a baby-sitter. if you really love the person, you take it, you take one for the team. unless it's a great friend. >> except being at a wedding together you can an
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miserable. >> why would you be miserable? >> it was a horrible wedding. it was the worst. i am telling you, start to finish it was a disaster. >> was it an i told you so moment? >> yes. >> you have a sense of the tenor of the wedding when the bride is walking down the aisle chewing gum, okay. that's -- >> ooh! >> i hope she's not watching. coming up 56 new ways to express yourself. i am sure debra will be after me. the new emojis coming to your phone. a sneak peek of some of the best after the messages. but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement™, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels.
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parentheses. >> i love all emojis but i love the cat emojis. >> do you have a cat? >> yes. i love them but i'm allergic to them. >> do you have any? >> a have bernadette but she lives with my parents. there may be new emojis out from the unicode consortium. i think that's from a bond movie. they're rumored to be 56 new emojis for you to annoy your friends and family with. >> i got very excited. >> do we have them? >> i wanted to show off some of my favorites and you depict what this he are. the first one, vampire. i'm not sure why you'd send it to somebody. >> i don't see anybody over the age of 16 using these. >> my mom. or mothers. >> yes, yes. >> moms then because
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oh, this is cool. >> this is a text -- let's not have her number come up. this is a text i got from my mom. a bit emoji that says i love you. >> wait. hold on. now you know what it is. do you know what this one means? can you do the one with the explosion? >> it's a genie. >> not that. the other one. >> looks like a chef's hat. >> i think it means mind blown. >> hmm. >> i like it. >> this could have saved me hours of texting time. henry would write and be like, can you meet me for dinner? i could have sent the breast-feeding. >> i think it's -- i think why -- >> it looks like she is breastfeeding a be.
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be there because you were breastfeeding you could send that one picture and it says it all. >> it's a bottle. >> it's a baby's head with a bonnet on it. >> it looks like a bottle. that's like when you go to barbecue places and they have pictures of pigs barbecuing. why would you do that? >> i never thought of that. >> anyway, nobody cares about my emoji but i am very excited about it. >> you never see chickens eating chickens down south. >> can we play more for me? golfing. that's a man showering, i believe. >> what? >> showering? why has he got a spoon. >> that's a superior spigot. >> it looks like a spoon. oh, that's disgusting! come on! [ laughter ] >> oh! >> that's one i need to put on -- if i could put that over my face, that would work. can you put that over
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um, no. >> i don't think there is any reason anyone would do that. let's show you our weather emoji, if you will, which is what we call our map. cindy made landfall. this is the first land-falling tropical storm to hit louisiana in -- since 2012. not 1912, 2012. look at the system. it will affect a good portion of the interior parts of the eastern united states. you can see the flash flood threat right over there. we are looking at a lot of wet weather, upwards of 7 to 12 inches of rain from texas to tennessee. 7 to 8 inches louisiana to the florida panhandle. >> there you go. >> that makes me so happy. sno that's what's going on around the country. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. temperatures are already around 80 degrees. 80 in
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78 manassas. 75 in frederick. we're watching tropical storm cindy because a lot of the moisture will be here when you wake up tomorrow. future weather. friday morning. rain moves in throughout the afternoon and then into saturday morning the rain continues. the good news is the second half of your weekend looks good. dry saturday afternoon, dry sunday, and the humidity drops quite a bit. >> pig usually has a chef hat on. >> he does. >> there she is. look at that. >> up next, being called one of the best comedies of the summer. "the big sick." holly hunter, we'll catch up with her after these messages. with type 2 diabetes a lower a1c is a lot about choices. but it can be hard sometimes, 'cause different sides of you struggle with which ones to make. well, what if you kept making good ones?
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southern charm. we stars in the new rom-com, "the big sick," getting a lot of buzz. >> the film was based on the writer's love story with his wife emily. cultural differences. they break up. then emily falls into a coma and he is there to help along with her parents. >> you really don't have to stay. you've already done -- >> i'm just going to stay for a second. is this seat -- okay. is that lady still looking at me? >> holly, nice to have you here! >> it's so great to be here. >> we have had your cast here. it's such a terrific story. such a terrific cast. what was it that attracted you to the script when you read it? >> you
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one -- it is from the top down. the producers have such impeccable taste. they are so smart. their movies are genuinely kind of originally funny. so that immediately got my attention. then i read the script. the script is like an inside track. it's such a private story that you -- you couldn't make it up. and then, it's just so funny. i mean -- >> that's the thing. it's such a heavy story line, when you think about everything involved with the coma and everything, but it's really funny. how did you balance that? >> it was so interesting because we're going to -- we had all these hospital scenes. and then, like, they're funny. >> do you feel bad laughing? >> hospital scenes shouldn't be funny but they are. that juxtaposition was really kind of cool. and i think it really keeps
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audience slightly off-kilter and interested. >> what's it like -- you are in a room, acting with ray romano, kumail. did you learn something working with them? [ laughter ] >> i think so. >> is that a yes? >> i was very intimidated, to begin with, you know, taking the role. i was like, oh my god. what will this be like. but you know, in fact, they're extremely approachable, extremely accessible people. they don't put up a wall with their comedy. their comedy is very inviting. and they are funny as hell. but at the same time, there was a tremendous integrity that the script had, that the scenes had as written. so we did a lot of stuff as written. but then there was also a lot of,
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ends june 30th. get it now at good morning. we are warmed up to 80 degrees now in the district. most of the area is around 80 degrees. mix of sun and clouds out there. tomorrow morning at i
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ice cube is a ice cube is a legendary hip hot artist, producer and movie star who just landed a star on the hollywood walk of fame. and a die hard sports fan. >> he created big three, a professional half-court three on three basketball leagues with games throughout the summer at arenas throughout the country. >> some of your favorite nba stars will be back on the court. ice cube. thanks for being here. >> i love this idea. how did you come up with it? >> just as a fan. when you see somebody like kobe retire and score 60 points on his last game you say, man, somebody wants to see this guy play again. i started thinking of the other pros people might want to see play again.
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full-court and nba schedule is so grueling, but these guys are still top-notch basketball players. half-court. three on three. here we are. >> it's kind of like the best of the nba and street ball. >> without a doubt. three-on-three basketball is the most played form of team basketball in the world. back yards. playgrounds. school yards. everybody grows up on three-on-three. we thought. why not take it to the pro level. bring it from the back yard and streets to inside the arena. that's how we got big three. >> one of my things is that kids can go for free. >> yes. >> tell me about that idea. >> shawn lewis is a great guy. he wanted -- he said, yo, what's cool is my kids get to see me play. so let's let kids under 13 to get ir
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a ticket, you're with your son, daughter, niece, nephew. they get in for free. >> 14-second shot clock and a four-point shot. >> four-point shot. yeah. 30 feet away. i think -- i think the globe trotters was the first ones with it. but it's never been in pro basketball. so we wanted to be the first. we think the nba will follow us soon with this four-point shot. and it's great. and what's cool is like, if you can't make it to the games, you can see us on monday night basketball, fs 1. every night. 8:00 to 11:00 eastern. >> people are going to watch. >> yeah. >> you also just got a star on the hollywood walk of fame. how does that feel? >> i'm still glowing because of that. you never think about getting a star. you do your work, do your thing. you look up and they reward you with something like this. it was cool. i had my family, my
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dre, dj pool. everybody came out and supported. >> full circle for you. >> straight full circle. >> while we've got you here, we may as well play a little basketball. >> we can't do three-on-three. >> let's do this. >> two on two. the teams are very unmatched. we have you and dylan versus me and al. >> we got this. >> how are we doing on the clock? >> okay. >> go. >> we go? >> okay. >> that was it? >> that was in. >> i scored in your basket. >> that's okay. that counts. >> how do we know when it's over. >> we're terrible. >> i'm not doing so terrible. >> you're doing great, dylan. every single one. >> she is killing it. >> can i join? >> you can join the league. >> four-poin
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>> am i beating ice cube right now? >> i think so. >> but you're on the same team. [ buzzer ] >> all right. >> this is not going to be pretty. it's already starting off -- all right. >> you got it. >> how many did they get? >> 81? >> start us off. >> oh, no! >> too hard. >> were you throwing underhand? >> i was. >> oh my gosh. >> all right. >> this is unfair! >> i thought we were terrible. >> okay. >> that was horrible. >> we're over here. >> the big three kicks off this sunday at barclays center. coming up next, secrets to cook everything from chicken to
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a lot of us will be firing up the grill this weekend, kicking off summer. we wanted to bring in an expert to share his no-fail secret to the grill. mike la manico. awarded title of absolute best steakhouse in new york city by new york magazine. congratulations. >> thank you. >> well deserved. >> thank you. i have a great team. it takes a lot of people to make that happen. >> we know what that's like. starting off with steak. you don't want to break the bank. but what are some of the cuts you could grill? >> it's popular to go to the
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rib steak, strip steak. i like a sirloin for a party. a flank steak. the hanger steak is beautiful. i think they have beefier flavor. >> plenty of flavor. i marinate it with olive oil and thyme. salt and pepper before you grill. the key is to carve it afterwards. it makes for a better presentation. >> is this one of the cuts where they say cut against the grain? >> right. here is the grain. what they're saying is cut against the grain. that's against the grain. this will make it -- when you have your aunt tilly over, it's more edible for her. so she is not struggling with it. it's a delicious cut.
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cook very quickly. look at that. these grills are great. i use them all the time. >> chicken. what do you like to do with chicken? >> chicken is low and slow. i marinate chicken. i like to marinate a chicken two or three hours or overnight if i can. this is kind of a little thai inspired sauce. lime juice. soy sauce. sugar, fish sauce, a little hot pepper. seasoned with a little salt before it goes on. i'm going to leave the skin on. this is a breast. >> i don't know why people take it off. >> take it off before you eat it. >> it self bastes as it cooks. >> this is a thigh. >> i am a thigh man. >> i like the thighs. what i'll say about indoor, i like to put a lid on chicken after i have turned it over. say we got there, we turn it over. because it will take e
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cook. >> it almost becomes a little convection oven. >> yes. on the outdoor grill i would move the chicken to a lower and slower part. >> fish. >> fish shouldn't be frightening to grill. swordfish, tuna, salmon, all popular on the grill. >> how do you keep it from sticking? >> with all of this, grilling is hot, fast cooking. you have to have a hot grill. one of the key things is really a little bit of oil on the grill and a little bit of oil on the fish will really give us a chance to -- you see how great that takes off? >> right. >> that is important. so fish sticks to a grill when it's the wrong cut or the grill isn't hot enough. >> what about cleaning the grill? >> number one. hot grill but a clean grill. one other thing about fish i like, these are fish baskets. you can put vegetables in here too. but it's a great way to grill
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your fish and even your vegetables in here. >> makes it easier to turn. >> with especially whole fish, it makes a big difference. >> thank you so much. controversi congratulations on the award for your restaurant. >> thank you. all the tips and recipes on see if you'll have good grilling weather. tomorrow, unfortunately, in the mississippi, ohio, and tennessee river valleys it will be very rainy. out west. i don't know if you want to grill, it will be so hot. saturday, wet weather from texas to the southeastern atlantic states. cools in the plains. excessive heat out west. sunday the pacific northwest gets involved with record highs, intense heat in the southwest. spectacular day for the northeast, mid-atlantic. a few showers around the great lakes. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. temperatures making it into the lower to mid 90s.
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it's a joke. we'll tell you layer. the only way to keep cool is by dressing light. >> we put together family fashions for all your summer fun with the help of style expert and "today" contributor cassidy post. good morning. >> we'll start off with a trend i didn't know was a trend. gingham style? yes! >> gingham and army inspired fabrics. here is our first fabulous family. mark, chuck and lucy. gingham and army inspired is universal. everybody can wear it. man, woman, child. any age. mark has a great, slim, navy and white gingham shirt. love the deep olive pants.
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mark, show us the crop there. it's all about the ankle for guys this summer. great with no socks. j. crew. jack has upped the ante with neon gingham. new take from gap. this shoe is the shoe of the summer. >> cool slides. these are from famous footwear. $35. last but not least, look at miss lucy in her army green jacket with furry details. gingham pants. >> love the roughliuffles on th pants. >> would you wear these, lucy? >> her look is from zara. >> so cute. thanks, guys. >> this is alicia one of our
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producers, family. fred, william and kelly. >> fred and william are totally twinning. >> cute. >> this onesie t-shirt look. $40. great gift for dad, right? they're also twinning in the adidas track pants. >> i love those. >> it is possible to be a miniature version of your dad. they look so cute. kelly we sort of made a more sophisticated ath-leisure. '80s inspired. the holes and the splattered sweatshirt from zara. over an easy tank dress from h&m. 12 bucks. the shoes. everybody is wearing them. from aldo. >> coming up is a beach look. >> here are our beach boys. we have walt, wyatt and
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trend so much we put them together. walt is wearing the micro-stripe p polo. he has sea horses on his great little shorts. >> can you unfurl our towel. >> beach accessories. >> $29. we all want to lounge on our own likeness, right? the boys. wyatt in a stripe. henry in a navy and white rash guard. both the little suits, the dinosaurs and sharks from boden. $24. >> these are so good! >> they're plastic and perforated. from puddles to
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>> yes. >> they get dirty and you put them right in the sink. >> these are from zappo's. >> the last style is seersucker. >> seersucker. >> this is my favorite summer fabric. kern. dapper dad! wearing a great light-blue seersucker blazer and pink shirt from macy's, starting at $32. crisp white jean and sneaker. >> little tyler. >> let's start with the bow-tie. it's from stinky mcgee. it's $28. >> so cute! >> he has a little pink shirt from h&m, $14. he has his seersucker shorts. so cute, from brooks brothers. >> little boat shoes. >> these are a great alternative to sneakers. >> just adorable. >> last but
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>> beautiful mama and her pretty in pink seersucker from j. crew. we have got the giant ruffle. she looks beautiful. >> guys, thank you so much. >> models, thanks for everything. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. so good! y'all look great! you're ready to go to a wedding.
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jo here are some of your family traditions. >> jessica sent this. a memorial day picnic. i love it. >> they take a first day of school and last day photo in the same spot and the same outfit. >> a last day of school finish line for the boys. ambush makeover is next after your local news. i love the tradition. so fun!
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this is a news4 today news break. >> 9:57 is your time now on this thursday, june 22nd, 2017. good morning. i am eun yang. the man who pled guilty in the so-called pizza-gate shooting last year will be sentenced. edgar welch said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about a child sex ring connected with the hillary clinton campaign. darcy spencer will be at the
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developments. now let's check the forecast. we've got tropical storm cindy moving through the gulf of mexico making landfall just several hours ago. that will bring some moisture into our area. we'll have some rain showers not only through the overnight, possibly overnight and early tomorrow morning. a break midday. tomorrow afternoon, evening and into saturday morning. by saturday afternoon we dry out. hot with an isolated shower passing through. humidity drops as well. lauren, thank you. coming up, justin finch live at metro headquarters where employees are protesting working conditions at the transit agency.
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