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breaking news. mounting problems from a targeting major companies in the u.s. and around the world. hospitals, banks, airlines, the food industry, all affected. the hackers demanding a ransom. how will it impact you? good progress. republican leaders express confidence about passing their health care bill after a strategy session at the white house. >> i think we have a good chance of getting there. it will just take us a little bui bit longer. >> the vote on hold until after the holiday break. held captive. tension between the u.s. and syria, adding new urgency for the efforts to free an american journalist kidnapped a
their for nearly five years. this terrifying bus crash caught on > guardrail prote protect. do they pose a danger? and the new silver fox. steve carell will be here, today, wednesday, june 28th, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and, good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. hoda, once again, in while savannah takes some time off. >> good morning. we have a lot going on. we have everything you need to know to get your day started. we want to start on this wednesday morning with that crippling cyber attack. it's a new form of ransomwear that's
the world. cyber attack and the full extent of its impact is difficult to gauge. but this morning, the list of companies impacted around the world is growing. this morning, an international cyber attack has reached america's shores. the global virus called petya, crippling thousands of machines worldwide. taking control of computers and demanding digital ransom from their owners to gain access. even if victims pay a ransom, they may not get control of their systems. among the targets, maersk, the chernobyl nuclear plant switched its radiation monitoring to manual to protect against attack. two hospitals in western pennsylvania were hit. patients posting on social media, saying some surgeries were canceled. >> this is a profitable business. we have to remember t
most sophisticated attacks, using a dozen tools that were stolen from the national security agency and leaked online by a group called the shadow brokers. >> it's fast spreading. we're seeing the ukraine, the u.s., in india and the u.k. and other countries, as their worm is spreading around. >> what can all of us do to protect ourselves? use long, complicated passwords. keep your operating system and anti-virus system up to date. back up your computer on an external drive. and never click on suspicious e-mails or web links. >> good to see you. thanks. republican leaders are voicing confidence in the future of their controversial health care bill. that, after
meeting with psi with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, hoda. it is back to the drawing board for senate republicans who insist they will keep after it even after this embarrassing delay. for the house, that time helped them to pass the bill. but the same may not be the true for the senate, as they get an earful as they head home. the longer this goes, the harder it gets. this morning, after a stunning setback for the gop health care bill, top republicans say they aren't giving it up for dead. >> everybody around the table is interested in getting the yes. interested in getting an outcome. >> reporter: president trump, hosting dozens of gop senators, touting progress and strategy on his effort to push through an
but for the country,enge're not going to like. >> reporter: later tweeting, i ealth care. they really want to get it right, unlike obamacare. the senate majority lead eer pulling a vote. >> it's a complicate ed subject. >> reporter: nine gop senators oppose the bill. as the republicans reboot, the challenge doesn't disappear. finding a bill that satisfies conservatives who complain it didn't go far enough. >> we promised to repeal obamacare. the current bill looks like we're keeping large parts of obamacare. >> reporter: and those closer to the center. >> i cannot support a bill that's going to result in tens of millions of people losing their health
opponents, utah's leaders to c. >> when did we get to the w no. we're not going to talk to democrats about a fix. we should be working with our colleagues on the other side of the aisle. >> reporter: a lot of people think a bipartisan plan is the way to go. top republicans say they're goal is to come up with an agreement by the end of this week to be reviewed by the independent budget scorekeeper while lawmakers are away for the forty of july recess, which would set up a vote, if they come up with the votes, when they get back. >> peter alexander. thanks. amid mounti ining tensions the u.s., what's being called an
morning. it's putting iran and russia on notice, too, they will bear some responsibility if syria does act. this comes as the president's foreign policy is coming under fresh scrutiny. syrian president bashar al assad outside of damascus, touring a russian military base. the visit some see as defiant, coming hours after the u.s. put his regime on notice over a potential chemical weapons plot. sean spicer telling asad, he will pay a heavy price. the message came as a surprise to some national security officials, who tell nbc news they were caught off guard by the timing of the statement and the threat of military action, a major step. some in the defense
alerted.the was there a principals meeting, a deputies meeting before that statement was issued by sean spicer? >> i know there was a routine meeting that took place. >> reporter: but this isn't the first time president trump may have kept some of his own team guessing when it comes to foreign policy. >> big stuff. >> reporter: one of the president's first actions, his controversial travel ban targeting residents of seven muslim majority nations was announced after limited consultation. mr. trump signed off on a raid in yemen, over dinner with a few, key advisers. but the disconnect was on display when saudi arabia announced an embargo against qatar. trump's secretary of state criticized the move. but the president tweeted his approval and blasted qatar from
>> the questions on camera, this tense exchange between a journalest and sara huckaby sanders. >> news outlets get to go on day after day, and cite unnamed sources, use stories without sources. >> we're here to ask you questions. you're here to provide the answers. and what you just did is inflammatory to people all over the country who look and say, see, once again. the president is right and everyone else is fake media. and everyone in this room is trying to do their job. >> reporter: as for the president's foreign policy, a senior says it's not accurate he's not with his principals on all key policy issues. and syria, we may learn about
capitol hill at a moing to you. >> good morning, matt. >> house had a hiccup when it came to their health care bill. they went back to work. then, they passed that bill. now, the senate has pulled the vote. are we seeing deja vu or something different? >> it's different in this case. one advantage the white house had in the house is that the president has some ability to lean on house members. he's popular in a lot of the house districts. he had an ability, many of them share the same political base. many felt they had to listen to the white house. the difference here in the senate, is the senators are much more independent actors. the idea of the white house leaning on them actually, you know, almost emboldens them to push back. i would never write off mitch
anything through the ws h to maneuver legislatively. if it was anybody else, this morning we would be saying this bill is dead. only because mitch mcconnell is so good at behind the scenes aspects of this, is this thing on life support. >> a lot of the senators will be going home for the july break. they're going to be seeing their constituents. does this extra time help the passage of the bill. >> this is not wine. it does not get better over time. this is a bill that gets harder to support over time. this is why mitch mcconnell so badly wanted in to be done in a week. you know? a shock and awe sort of legislative strategy. introduce it on a thursday and vote on it and get out of town. now, you have the mobilization of opposition groups. any of the republican senators that decides to hav
'rotesters. probably going to be hounded by constituents. i don't think time is on the side of mitch mcconnell. they have a week to get this done. or they're going to have to admit, they have to work with the democrats. >> chuck todd. thank you very much. >> you got it, guys. there's a lot more to get o to, including a lawsuit being filed against the makers of highway guardrails. they're supposed to keep you safe. but do they actually pose a deadly safety risk. here's nbc's catie beck. >> reporter: tomorrow will be exactly one year since lauren gamble and her friend, jacob davison, were killed when their car plowed into a highway guardrail. lauren's mother remembered seeing her for the last time. >> i waved and that was it. last time i saw her alive. >> reporter: lauren was 21 years old. just out of college. >> she was just so wonderful. >> reporter: as part of their
it's not supposed to do that. >> reporter: gamble blames this piece for the deadly outcome. in your mind, do you think there could have been a different result had that guardrail been different? >> absolutely, yes. >> reporter: in 2016, four families last loved ones on tennessee highways in similar crashes. three are expected to file suit against the guardrail manufacturer, the lindsay corporation. claiming the guardrail didn't collapse on impact, like the one in this video on the company's website. >> the failure of that system is piercing through and acting as an impaling system, killing t i occupants of the vehicle. >> reporter: l defends its guardrail, saying it meets safety standards. and they have no reason to conclude that it is unsafe. writing a statement that reads, the equit'
si fe factors that cricket to the severity of impact. they are monitoring the performance across the country. gamble says she doesn't want other families to suffer like they have. >> we want to save other families from this pain. lauren would want that. she would want a difference in this world. >> reporter: for "today", catie beck. we're learning about what caused a train derailment in new york. dozens of passengers were injured. service was disrupted for hours. the accident, the latest in a series of problems facing transit officials and frustrating riders. nbc's thomas roberts has the latest on this. thomas, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. and the a.m. rush hour getting started here.
repair them. but nationwide practice. but that's not enough for millions of people that have to commute today that realize this is not a track defect. chaos, deep underground. a subway train derailing. sending people to the floor. smoke, darkness and fear. >> up and down, all over the sides. people were flying all over the cars. >> it was traumatizing. >> i'm really shooken up right now. >> we have to go this way. >> reporter: the passenger who took this video, said he thought he was going to die. these photos show the derailment damage. passengers taking pictures of a door ripped off of the
car. passengers rig there is the third rail. in the middle. >> reporter: until they made it to the platform. overnight, the mta said, the cause was an improperly secured piece of replacement rail score stored on the tracks. it was human error, not a track defect. earlier this month, passengers tried to claw their way out of this dark and steamy "f" train after it was stuck underground after it lost power. for "f" sake, six the subways. new yorkers are bracing for a summer of hell for computers. am track overhauling penn station after two derailments this year. earlier this month, president trump gave a speech about instra structure. >> the
the american society of civil engineers have slapped the u.s. transit system with a d-minus grade, noting there's a $90 billion rehabilitation backlog. so, work crews have been here overnight, trying to get everything back up and running for those commuting this morning. three dozen people were injured in this accident. they are all expected to be okay. one commuter this i spoke to this morning, said she was in one, two, three. i tried to speak to some of the mta workers. they were courteous but couldn't give me a statement. al and dylan can confirm this. if you're going to be late to work, and because it's an issue with the subway, today is a beautiful day to walk. take that into account. >> thomas, thank you very much. al is back this
yesterday in massachusetts. torrential rain pour, downpour. we had hail, a real mess. people are diving for cover with all this going on. and we're going to see this kind of weather in the midsection of the country today, stretching from the dakotas all the way down to kansas, parts of missouri, as well. we have an enhanced risk of storms. 16 million people at risk. much of iowa under enhanced risk for tornadoes. tomorrow, it extends from nebraska, kansas, all the way to cleveland. 22 million people at risk for damaging winds. a torrential downpour. we're looking at the system, pushing past into the great lakes tomorrow, into tomorrow night. isolated storms along this
good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. bright sunshine, low humidity and comfortably cool outside this morning, we are in the 50s to around 60 degrees now, all sunshine all day long today with a high up near 83 in downtown, upper 70s in the shenandoah valley up to northern maryland. for the baseball game tonight if you go to see the nats and cubbies play, tonight is the decider in the series, dry for baseball and temperatures in the
for tomorrow the heat comes back, temptuatest weather. matt? >> all right, al. thank you very much. just ahead, an american journalist taking captive in syria nearly five years ago, not as much of a claim of responsibility since then. we'll talk to his parents exclusively. first this, is "today" on nbc.
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7:26 is your time on this wednesday, june 28th, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. we're following breaking news this morning in d.c. a deadly amtrak accident, two csx employees were hit and killed by an amtrak train late last night, that accident having a major impact on rail service this morning. >> here is a live look at the scene in northeast washington right now, the train is still on dú9q= union station when those two csx employees who were on the tracks were hit. >> union station not the only place where you will see delays this morning. this accident is impacting rail service on metro,çç4 marc and amtrak. >> melissa malae is tracking the
very slow for folks on marc. amtrak temporary service suspension right now, trains not running between d.c. and philadelphia because of this fatal accident. take a look at marc here, brunswick line unaffected, camden line service only to and from greenbelt and penn line only to and from new carrollton. now, metro is honoring tickets green and orange line obviously those bet bets from those stations, use either of those lines into d.c. >> we will take a quick break, we will check your forecast next.
we are back, now. 7:30, on this wednesday morning. it's the 28th day of june, 2017. >> we want to get right to a check of today's headlines this morning. a new ransomwear tcyber attack s attacking computers around the globe. it demands a digital ransom to regain access. everything from shipping to utility companies and major corporations have been targeted. two hospitals in pennsylvania have been hit. mitch mcconnell is saying there's a good chance the republic republicans' health care bill will pass. he spoke out after a meeting with president trump, hours after delaying a vote until after the fourth of
and cash cam video so violent, it sent a bus through a brick wall. a white suv triggered the accident. the bus goes right through the wall of a food warehouse. the cameras inside the bus show the driver and the passengers thrown from their seats. five people were hurt in that crash. the warehouse was open at the time. thankfully, nobody inside there was hurt. >> amazing video. also this morning, a newfound sense of urgency to secure the release of austin tice, an american journalist held captive in syria. it comes amid tension between the u.s. and the assad regime. in a moment, we'll talk to austin's parents exclusively. but first, their son's story. for nearly five years, american journalist austin tice has been held in captivity. the former marine and georgetown
law sg the summer in syria. sharing stories of those living through that country's devastating civil war. but just days after his 31st birthday, austin was taken hostage, aside from this video shown him blin fodfolded, there been no claim of responsibility. u.s. officials say they're trying to get specific information about his whereabouts. recently speaking with the trump administration about what can be done. the state department, working on the case at the highest levels. "the new york times" reports that earlier this year, the administration set up a back channel with the syrians in an attempt to free tice. but following the u.s. response to assad's chemical attack on civilians back in april, the talks, according to "the times," stald. now, the fate of americans held overseas is taking on new urgency, following the death of
[000:32:59;00] by north korea, putting other americans detained in the spotlight. austin's parents, deborah and mark tice, are with us exclusively. thanks for being here. that video -- want to put that video back up that was released almost five years ago. that's the only video you have been able to see that anyone has been able to see of your son in captivity. do you know anything more today about the people that are holding him than you did when that video was released? >> we don't know who is holding him. we know he's being held captive in syria. and after that video, no one reached out to us to give us any information about what we needed to do next to bring him home. so, we're looking for that information, what we need to do to bring him home. >> no claim of responsibility so you don't know who you're dealing with here?
>> it is one of the trying things anything else, we like to reach out to whoever is holding austin, so that we can begin whatever kind of dialogue is necessary to bring him home. >> the u.s. government says there's reason to believe that austin is alive. have they shared with you why they believe that? >> yes. >> can you share anything with us? i know you don't want to do anything that would jeopardize any efforts to bring him home. but can you share anything about why there is that belief? >> i don't think it would be a good idea for us to share that, matt. >> yeah. >> they do share with us. and we need to keep their confidence so that we can keep working well together as a team. >> "the new york times," as you know, had an article, i think it was last weekend that talked about the trump administration creating a back channel communications with the syrians. at the same time this is happening, as you heard us say all morning long, there's also rising tension between the u.s. and syria. how much is that complicating
th >> the effort to bring austin home is a humanitarian effort. it's not a political effort. it's not a national security effort. so, we trust and we believe and we hope that whatever needs to be done will be done on a humanitarian basis. >> you talk about whatever needs to be done, you both have been working tirelessly to keep this story in front of people. keep it in the headlines. you lived. you went to damascus and lived there for a while. can you describe what that was like? what your day-to-day existence -- were yu trying to make contacts? how did that work? >> well, in damascus, i did the same thing i do here in the united states capital. i fried to meet with anyone that i could meet with. raise awareness about my son. ask anyone for information to reach out to me. i felt completely safe when i was in damascus. >> did anyone contact you while
you were there once they found >> unfortunately, matt, no. that didn't happen. >> mark, from time-to-time, you will hear someone say about austin, he was going to a very dangerous place against the warnings of the u.s. state department. and there are consequences for that. how do you react to people when you hear that? >> you know, austin is a journalist. and he was going from so that all the rest of us could see the story, hear the story, know what was going on. just like any american, you know, our government has a responsibility. there's international treaties around the requirement of governments to take care of their citizens. we think that anyone else would like the same for their child, their loved one. >> i mentioned a little in our piece that led to our discussion here about austin's background. a member of the u.s. military. law school at georgetown. tell me more about him.
what should we know >> i think the most important -- we're so proud that he's actually an award-winning journalist. but to us, he's the oldest son, the big brother. he loves being a big brother. he loves being an uncle. he now, in these past five years, he now has a niece and a nephew that he has not met. yn you know, an excellent scholar. intense reader. >> what's it been like as parents to not be able to account for his whereabouts for five years? >> well, it's turned our lives inside-out and upside-down. you know, one of the things that is as difficult as anything else is that it prevents us from giving our other children, who are very tired of being called the other children, the attention they deserve. so, it's been a tremendous challenge. >> our thoughts are with your
family. we thank you for joining us this morning. mark and deborah, thank you very much. let's head over to al. >> all right, guys. thanks so much. we take a look right now, down locally, 63 degrees right now in the district, sunny skies, very wellk¢b humidity, it's goingv# comfortable all day long.é
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] this is a breaking news 4 today news break. .56 is your time on this wednesday, june 28th, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. we're following that breaking news concerning your commute. let's check in with melissa mollet on your traffic. >> big problem on the rails, amtrak, remember, temporary suspension right now, no trains running between d.c. and philadelphia here this morning. we are expecting updates soon. we were expecting one at 7:00, they are pushing that one off right now. as for marc, this is affecting marc, major delays, camden line service only to and from greenbelt, penn line only to and from new carrollton, brunswick unaffected. eun. >> we will take a quick break now, we will check your forecast
when we come back. good morning, very comfortable outside still, sterling park locking at 59 degrees right now, 57 potomac. in the district we are at 67 degrees, 57 in upper marlboro. comfortable start to the day, 83 this afternoon, sunny, low humidity, 90s tomorrow and friday, humidity goes up, too, some storms for the weekend. >> thank you. another local news update for you in 25 minutes.
back to "the today show." it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, feeling confident? gop senators say good progress is being made on their health care plan, despite cancelling a planned vote. >> we're continuing to talk about it. it's a very complicated subject. >> is that controversial bill suddenly back on track? we're live on thrill. ♪ plus, how to be married. what's the best relationship advice you've ever gotten? >> the biggest thing is just having good communication. and talking before things start to get weird. >> our ongoing marriage series takes you around the world, in search of the secret to wedded bliss.
and star-studded morning. >> no, no. >> steve carell and kristen wiig stop by to talk "despicable me 3" and silver foxes. and lin-manuel miranda reveals his latest project. today, wednesday 28th, 2017. >> who do you want to say hello to? >> new orleans. >> what do you wish more than anything? >> tickets to "hamilton." >> hoda, we have a message for you. >> we love you, hoda. ♪ >> what message do you have for your husband? >> hope the kids are okay. >> what did you guys do last night? >> we went to "hamilton" for our christmas present. >> what are you doing? >> our first girls trip to new york city. [ cheers ] >> welcome back, everyone, to "today" on this wednesday morning.
thanks for joining us. hoda is here. a lot of comments about "ham "hamilt "hamilton." that show may catch on. that's starting to get some buzz. >> i am noticing a smile from the man behind him. >> oh, stop it some more. >> we have a lot to get to this half hour, beginning with your news at 8:00. despite the setback for the senate health care bill, republicans hope they can move forward and find common ground. nbc's chief correspondent hallie jackson is on capitol hill this morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this morning, republican lawmakers are here in washington for at least another day, scrambling to see if they can put together another version of that senate health care bill, after a vote of the original was delayed by mitch mcconnell. now, there's a lot of talk about potential bipartisan solution. but new questions about how realistic that might be and how long it will take. one top republican predicts the senate will work to hammer out a new bill this week, get it
looked out by the it will cost, while lawmakers are gone for july 4th and then take a vote after the recess. almost all gop senators met with president trump yesterday, who raised eyebrows who said, if we don't get it done, it's going to be something we're not going to like. nine republican senators say they cannot support the bill as written. republicans can only afford to lose two. the white house watching developments on the foreign policy front. and a new show of defiance from the syrian president. you're looking at bashar al assad making a rare appearance at an air base, climbing into a russian jet. likely a signal to the u.s. after the white house's statement about syria's preparations for a chemical weapons attack a lot going on here overseas and here at home. two hospitals are looking to
reset their computer network after an attack overnight. targets, includie ining merck, largest container shipping company, maersk. not sure who is behind the attack. security experts says it appears to use ransomwear that is familiar to that that infected 300,000 computers last month. a flight at an airport in shanghai, china, was delayed for five hours for an unusual and potentially dangerous reason. an elderly woman was caught throwing coins into the plane's engine while she was boarding the staircase for good luck. all of the passengers were evacuated. they recovered the coins. they're wondering if nine was the lucky number. that was not a smooth move. >> they should put a fountain at that airport, instead. more ahead on "today," including a good samaritan's actions, that were mistake bin a
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♪ we're now back at 8:07. if you thought you saw someone trying to kidnap your child, what would you do? >> a lot of parents are asking themselves that after a strange incident in florida. a man was beaten up after he tried to help a little girl he believed was lost. nbc's kerry sanders is in lakeland with the story. >> reporter: good morning. police say what happened at this ballpark was a complete misunderstanding. the parents of a 2-year-old little girl they say lost track of her for, they say, 30 seconds. they looked up and they saw over there, a man holding the child about 100 yards away, walking away. now, that man, who may have been a good samaritan, says that he was asking the little girl, is this your parent? is this your parent? but the parents of the child say they saw something completely different. ran over. the father started beating on the man. and then, someone posted that
man's picture on the internet, telling other parents to be on the lookout. a day at the park turned into somewhat of a nightmare for a florida family, when they thought a stranger was trying to abduct their little girl. >> you know, i thought he was taking my kids. >> reporter: the child's father, speaking to us by phone. >> i wanted to kill the man. >> reporter: according to a police report, this man approached a little girl he thought was lost at a softball game on lakeland, florida, on saturday. >> i sat down and constantly asked the question, where is your daddy? where's your parents? where's your mom? >> reporter: the girls' parents say all they saw was a stranger walking towards this parking lot with their daughter. the mother, on the phone, with 911. >> we took off running, grabbed my kid from him. and then, i hit him. i'm not going to lie. i hit him. >> reporter: when the child's father and some friends caught up to the man, he admits they punched him. >> probably about five or six times.
>> they start hitting me from behind. and they constantly started hitting me. >> reporter: reading from a statement, the girl's mother, who did not want to be shown on camera, says it was the scariest experience of her life. >> how would you react to a stranger carrying your child away from a population of people? >> reporter: police say it was a misunderstanding. >> there's an independent witness that saw it, didn't knower theknow either couple. they saw him looking for an adult. >> reporter: no charges were filed against the parents. and police verified patel was at the park with friends. but the story does not end there. after the incident, a witness posted patel's name, photo and place of employment online, calling him a child predator. >> my whole life is tragic now. and everybody is looking at me funny. and my respect is engaged because nobody will trust me. my life is tarnished. >> reporter: mr. patel says that he has now had to leave town for
his own safety and for he is nursing some but told police he did not want to present any kind of charges against the people who beat him up. guys, back to you. >> what a complicated and bizarre story. kerry, thank you. i guess he could have stayed right in the park with the little girl and gotten on his phone and tried to call police or something. it was that -- seeing him walk away with that child. >> that good samaritan looked like he was saying, is that your dad? is that your mom? a lot the sort out. al, how about a check of the
weather. right here in washington about as nice as we can get it here in the tail end of june, clear skies, all sunshine all the time today, temperatures are warming up quickly, we are now at 68 in washington, 58 manassas, 61 frederick county maryland and 59 in martinsburg, virginia. today's forecast up here 83 degrees downtown, upper 70s across the shenandoah valley and northern maryland. the heat and humidity are coming back, this he will be here by the weekend with highs in the low to mid 90s. >> and that is y weather. gang? >> thank you very much.
time to trend. and "hamilton" creator and lynn man wein-manuel miranda is out. raise your hand if you had a roommate. not talking about a spouse. about a roommate. save your horror stories for a second. want to tell you about a new survey. really bad roommates. a new survey from the website rentca rentcafe, asked what they consider to be the worst offenses. 24% say if the roommate doesn't pay the rent. >> that's bad. >> okay. trailing right behind, mean or insulting behavior. 16.3% says the worst roommate has passive aggressive behavior. >> notes on the fridge. >> and just over 12%, this surprised me, said uncleanliness makes a bad roommate. i would put that at the top. what's the worst roommate story
you have? >> i roommates. >> we don'tt to know the good stuff. we want to know the bad stuff. >> i can tell you that -- my freshman year roommate, josh glis. he used to blast wu-tang. but he converted me. he made me into a wu-tang fan. we spent most of freshman year playing n.e.s. pro wrestling and blasting wu-tang. >> my freshman year, first day, my roommate came in. i had moved in. he said, after a little awkward pause. he said, so, you're black. >> yeah. >> yes, i am. i am. well, we only lasted a year. >> all right, dylan? >> i was a nerd in college that my thing was, when i had an 8:00 a.m. class and my roommates were partying the night before, i'm probably a bad roommate because i -- as revenge, i put olive oil
y >> why? >> so she started breaking out slowly. >> what? >> that's some sick thinking. >> that's sws. >> really? this is the first time you're admitting it publicly? >> i'm admitting that right now. >> this is a new window into dylan. >> i apologize for your breakouts. >> i don't know if we can top that. >> i'm here to say that i was the messy roommate. when you said unclean. >> really? >> we used to win the messiest roommates area. terribly sorry for the one that lived with me. >> it's hard to believe that when you look at this picture here. there's my desk area. take a shot. and there's hoda's desk area. >> i cleaned up. >> i had a roommate, i won't say what year of college. he was taken out of the room in the middle of the evening because he had been stealing dominos pizza from the delivery truck for a while.
i ended uph there's an upside to>> nmore fr. >> i shared a dressing room with dylan. i'm a little nervous. >> i learned my lesson pip have gotten nicer. i haven't sab taotaged your lotions. how about "pop start." >> we begin with steve carell. the actor has a new do. his new look caught the attention of the internet. and people are calling him a silver fox. one person tweeted, someone tell me when steve carell got gray and turned into george clooney's brother. here's the side-by-side. and steve carell is here in studio 1a. we can ask him about that and "despicable me 3" that's coming up in our next half hour. "america's got talent," week after week, we're wowed by tall lens. but every once in a while, there is a performance that gives you
chills. videos on youtube this morning. here's johnny manuel, singing "i got nothing." ♪ don't make me i don't want to hurt anymore ♪ ♪ stay in my life, if you dare or just stay there ♪ >> that's a hard song to even try. lin-manuel, what do you think? >> i might be wrong. but i think he's in her key, which makes it more incredible. >> have you ever gotten a standing ovation -- kidding. [ laughter ] finally, the man of the hour, lin-manuel miranda, the tony award winning, emmy winning, mastermind behind
"hamilton" brings the first video for the song ♪'s it a matter of time before the checks all come ♪ ♪ imgrants, we get the job done look how far i've come ♪ ♪ look how far i've come look how far i've come ♪ ♪ we get the job done look how far i've come ♪ ♪ look how far i've come look how far i've come ♪ ♪ immigrants, we get the job >> you can catch the full music video on today.com. do you like watching yourself watch that? >> no. not even a little bit. i'm incredibly proud of the video. you know, i wasn't around for the filming of it. i was in london working on "mary poppins." we but we have an amazing director. he was giving notes throughout. and it's just, the fact that we can get all of the artists on
one track is incredible. but to get them in the video, are you excited about that? >> i'm really excited. it's an incredible cast right now. they're in san francisco. they're going down to l.a. you know, and it's just an incredible company. i can't wait to see them take l.a. by storm. >> can we expect to see you back on the stage ever playing this role again? >> not anytime soon. but i tell people, i'm -- i'm going to be -- i'm ted nealy. i'm going to be -- i've written a part i can age into. i'm sure down the line, i'll play it again. >> will there ever be "hamilton" the movie? >> i suppose so. i'm waiting for my "wicked" movie. my "book of mormon" movie. >> talk about the move to l.a. i want names. which big stars have hit you up for tickets when it gets there? >> many. that's the other thing with the
challenge. that's kind of an opening night. >> if i did the challenge, i can ask for tickets for the new york show? >> yeah. do the challenge. >> who is the coolest person you looked in the audience and saw sitting there? >> julie louis-dreyfus. she was living watching the show. and i was -- i've watched her since she was on "saturday night live." so, i remember being -- that one made me nervous. >> when you're up on stage, you see -- >> i see everyone. i see you texting. i see -- i see everything. i can see about 20 rows back. >> you're kidding? >> i'm very farsighted. i can't see this in front of me. but 20 rows back. >> "hamilton" opens in l.a. on august 16th. now, we have your -- i thought it flips. there we go. all right. "the daly click" flips. our friends at moto are known for epic pranks. ahead of the spider-man movie, they are at it again.
this i have a cold brew for spider-man. >> i'm sorry. did i scare you? >> oh. >> what's up? >> i'm quick, huh? >> hello. >> bye. >> oh. >> the video has been viewed more than 5 million times on facebook in less than 24 hours. i have a feeling that no one in starbucks needed the caffeine after that jump-start to their day. >> we discussed the little problem. if he was the real spider-man, he would flick a web out. nice to have you here. >> nice to be here. everybody stick around. all this week, we have been examining marriage in our series "to have and to hold today." >> that's right.
according to the census bureau, june is the most and this morning, jenna bush hager introduces us to a woman who decided to search the world over to start her marriage on the right foot. >> as a newlywed, joe piazza, in hopes of learning about marriage, set off with her husband on a mission. traveling to 20 countries on 5 continents. interviewing hundreds of people on the secrets of successful relationships. compiling their findings in her new book, "how to be married." >> when the french women say, be your husband's mistress, what they mean is, retain a little bit of the mystery and the fun that you had when you were still dating. ♪ in israel, the women there taught me about the importance of self-care. about taking care of yourself before you try to take care of another person. and really being good to yourself in a marriage. ♪ so, the danes, and northern europe in general, they're
really great at prioritizing prioritize your career. they told me was, when you're having dinner with your husband, put your phone away. and this advice has stuck with me throughout the first year of our marriage. and if i learned anything, especially spending time with the tribes in kenya and tanza a tanzania, is that marriage takes a village. it takes people to support you. it takes family. it takes friends. your husband can't be your everything. ♪ one of the most important things to have a happy marriage is to stay your own person. to stay a little bit independent to have your own interests, your own hobbies. and the women in chile told me to travel without your spouse. ♪ in mexico, we visited a
spiritual guru/marriage counselor, who taught us the not just talking to the other person, but listening. and really listening to your spouse, a lot of times i think gets lost after the wedding. in india, i learned the importance of gratitude. real gratitude. not just saying a fake thank you. but expressi ining gratitude tor spouse. here in the states, in maine, we actually did a wife carrying race together, where we learned how to take two independent people and bring them together. as a team. >> come here. >> reporter: now, 1 1/2 years into marriage and expecting their first child with her husband, nick, what's the best piece of advice she's learned? >> when it comes to how to be married, there's no one magic bullet. i was thinking that someone had figured out the secret to a happy marriage. the biggest thing is having good communication and talking before
things start to get weird and difficult and strange. about how to actually be married. we talk way too much about how to have the perfect wedding. >> true. >> how long have you been married? >> seven years. >> what's the best piece of advice you received? >> it does take a village. like, lean on your family and community. and support each other. when we met, vanessa had a job. i was a broke substitute teacher. we supported each other. i was the breadwinner when she was in law school. you're going to go for upswings and downswings. >> someone told me laugh, and when you're done laughing, laugh some more. >> you don't always have to be right. just let it go. >> lin, we're so happy you're here with us today. >> this challenge has been incredible in terms of raising money for immigrant groups that are really working hard right
now. thanks >> love having you here taking over because the stars of today news break. good morning, it is 8:26 on this wednesday, june 28th. i'm aaron gilchrist. we're following breaking news concerning your commute. let's get right to melissa mollet in first 4 traffic. >> amtrak again temporary service suspension right now, trains not running between d.c. and philadelphia. this is a big problem for folks trying to take amtrak this morning or on marc. brunswick line is the only thing unexpect affected. camden to and from greenbelt, beltway looks okay, northbound, indian head before old ford have two lanes blocked there. inbound 395 at the 14th street
weekend washouts. ♪ it's 8:30 on a wednesday morning. it is the 28th day of june, 2017. and by the way, it is a gorgeous start to the day, here in midtown, manhattan. >> this is a bumping crowd. this crowd is in. why don't we go over and say hello to some people over here. merry christmas. hi, sweet girl. >> hi. >> wait a minute.
did you -- have you seen "hamilton"? amazing. it last night. wouldn't it have been cool to met lin-manuel miranda. he had to leave. i'm sorry. but i'm glad you got to see the show. i think he left. is lin here? >> yeah, yeah. hello. hello. don't cry. i was at the show last night, too. >> you were? >> yeah. i was taking notes. i was with you. >> my god. >> taking pictures. my goodness. >> you want me to take a picture? >> let's do it. >> my gosh. hello. this must be fun to watch on tv. >> how sweet.
animated characters, steve carell and good morning, we're warming up now, 68 degrees in the district, sunny skies and you can expect the sun all day today, very comfortable this afternoon. 61 right now gaithersburg, 66 leesburg, quantico 64, manassas still in the upper 50s, 65 right now in clinton. 83 this afternoon, humidity stays at a very comfortable
level. tomorrow it goes up 91 for thursday, 93 friday, storms in the afternoon on saturday and it will be hot and humid this weekend. >> i just heard from lin-manuel. he's casting an all-minion version of "hamilton." it will be unbelievable. third time's a charm for steve carell and kristen wiig. they're reprising their rules as gru and his superspy wife, louis s lucy. when we left them, they were the captains of the villain league, when things go sour, so do their prospects. >> i'm this close to bringing them in. this close. >> ha. interesting. you're fired. >> what? >> that's totally not fair. gru is a great agent. if you fire him, you have to fire me, sister, sister. do you really want to do that?
do you? >> this is going to be a long five minutes. i can tell you right now. >> hi, guys. how are you? >> we're really good. >> you look great. >> thank you. you, too. you're newlyweds. you got married at the end of the last movie. and you're newlyweds. how is married life going? >> i can't do it. >> i can't, either. >> i can't do it. >> it's going great. >> it's great. >> my character is struggling with the stepmom thing. >> and sometimes people say when you get that piece of paper, it changes a relationship. is it true in the animated world, as well? >> you're going deep. right off the bat. >> i have nothing else to talk about. >> it is true in the animated world.
the animated world, mirrors the real >> it's a kids movie. >> i love the fact that the villain here, was it balthazar brat, he's a former child star who is pissed off because hollywood shunned him. as if child stars don't have enough problems already. >> this shows them they can seek revenge. maybe that's a good thing? >> yeah. an outlet. >> we were watching you two deadpan in here, it makes me -- does it make you wish you could work more on the actual product together, as opposed to just getting together. >> that's why we do things like this. it's the only time we get to hang out. >> it's true. >> you voice a new character in this. dru. how do you not confuse gru and dru? >> you want to know about my
method? >> you just said,'s movie. an animated moav a method? >> no. it is a higher and sillier version of gru. >> a twin brother. >> a dwtwin brother who has hai. he is effervescent. and the new guy sounds like this. he's very excited all the time. >> as opposed to gru, who is like this? >> always down in the dumps. >> were you surprise how'd iconic that voice has become? >> yeah. it took about three seconds to figure it out. it was not -- >> it was not more method than that? >> no. >> no deep soul searching? >> i did it for my kids. they laughed. all right. that's it. >> and lucy kind of sounds like kristen. >> yeah. pretty much. i did a lot of research and i went away to a voice camp. came back with that. >> this was the result? >> yeah. >> extensive research.
>> i need you to weigh in on >> oh, no. >> what do you mean? everybody is talking about how great he looks now that he's let his hair go -- it's not even -- turn to the side a bit. it's not really salt and pepper. >> matt, my eyes are down here, okay? >> you know what it's like now, right? yeah? what do you think about all of the tweets out there. whoa. when did steve carell turn into george clooney's brother? >> he's always been handsome. that's what i saw. >> oh, my god. >> duh. >> yeah. >> tell me something i don't know, right? >> i have to say, at least during -- contractually. >> what have you thought about all this response? the reaction? >> i love it. >> do you? >> i'm really embracing it. >> he loves the attention. it takes longer to get ready. >> you feel responsibility to your fans? >> to everyone. the world?
>> and to kids now. >> tid i'm really happy you didn't deadpan through the entire interview, which i had a fear you were going to do. >> we couldn't do that to you. >> you can put the glasses on. >> they're going to be back in our next hour. "despicable me 3" from our sister company, universal, hits theaters this friday. up in ex-we're revealing a new list -- you should do this with me or with hoda, the most valuable beauty products of the year. >> i am all over it. >> i imagine.
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first this, is "today" on nbc. we're back with a special edition of "today food." we partnered with craftsy for our first "today" cooking class. >> we're going to be baking the ultimate berry pie. we have a pastry chef and a contributor to craftsy.com. and we have a dozen bakers here, eager to learn the secrets. good morning. nice to see you. >> good morning. >> this is not complicated. hoda, you're going to talk to the bakers. >> i am? nice talking to you, everybody. >> any questions, ask. >> we're going to go step-by-step. they're going to follow along. is this easy or hard? >> this is easy. you just need fingers. we're going to start with flour. some salt. >> you guys doing it?
>> and some sugar. we're going to stir it up a >> then, we're going to toss in the butter like a butter salad. >> does cubing it make it equal to mix? >> you want them to be large cubes. when you do the smushing, pretend you have lobster claws. you want to get all of the pieces nice and flat. once you get them nice and flat, you will add some lemon juice to ice water. take the ice out. you want it to be nice and cold. pretend this is flat. we're going to mix it up. once it is mixed, it will look kind of awful before you roll it out. it is not going to look like a great dough. you roll it out. and you should see nice chunks of butter in the dough. this is 12 inches by 16 inches. and we're going to do a letter fold. some people don't know how to fold a business letter.
kids. >> you do it in thirds. those who have only >> try to fold, folks. give it a shot. >> once you have that letter, you fold it in half again. and that's your little packet. your dough baby. you will refrigerate this for 20 minutes. >> this one, you can really see the chunks of butner there. they're going to make it flaky later. >> i call it jazz hands. then, you want to roll it out. this is a square. you can do it. one of the things about rolling out dough, you want to keep moving it so it doesn't stick. and you don't role over. you don't role over the edge of the dough. that makes it flat. >> once you get it to the size you want it, you're going to put it in the pie plate. >> tin. whatever you're using. you're going to dock it. you're going to make holes in the bottom.
this keeps it from risg the bottom. and you put parchment. >> explain this. >> these are pie weights. not a good thing. and what the that does is it weighs it down so it doesn't puff up in the middle. and you take them out before you fill it. >> you bake that. make the fill ing for me. >> i'm here with the 27-year-old twins -- i love these guys. they're having trouble with the rolling. but they're getting the hang on it. >> little extra flour on the rolling pin. >> breathe. >> back to our filling. >> this is sugar, instant tapioca, and nutmeg, you can leave out. red raspberrraspberries.
we're making a flag. i'm putting two this one, the blueberrie a little more. and you just want these coated. it's best to let this sit with the tapioca for about ten minutes. >> who are you with now? >> what's your name? >> lindsay. >> are you getting the hang of this? >> we're following along. this is pretty easy, i got to say. >> here's the baked kru ed crus. >> a little brown. you're going to add the red first. add the red. what you're going to do is use your hands, your fairy fingers. and you're going to make a square on one side for your blueberries. and put your blueberries there. that's our field for our stars. >> we're going to rush ahead. we have to cover this. >> going to make strips. half an inch. and use your pizza cutter. and you're going to lay them across i think you know what we're doing.
this is obvious. >> you have some precut here. going to pop this back in the oven. >> bake it until brown. and you put egg cash and swedish sugar, that stays white out of the oven. >> this is what it looks like. i'm going to find out what it tastes like. >> what's your name? >> paulette. put that top on. >> put the top on. >> we're getting it. >> hoda, thank you. bakers, thank you. she's going to bake three more perfect pies on our facebook live page. we have good news. thanks to our trefriends, you'r receiving pie dishes and bakewear to put to use this season. everyone at home for the next 24 hours, you can get the "today" show baking for free. go to today.com/food for information. and by signing up, you're automatically entered to win a kitchen aid mixer. this is cool stuff.
back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. this is a breaking news 4 today news break. 8:56 is your time on this wednesday, june 28, 2017. good morning. i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news concerning your commute right now, let's get right to melissa mollet and your first 4 traffic. >> amtrak we have things closed rights now, trains not operating
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eun. coming up on "today's take," it's minion mayhem. steve carell and kristen wiig giving us a sneak peek at "despicable me 3." and start your engines, we put the pedal to the metal with two nas tcar superstars, right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey. it was and it is -- it was wednesday morning, june 28th, 2017. you're listening to "all of you," by peter thomas, featuring our good friend, betty who, who performed on our show a few times.
>> the morning. >> you're a traveling man.razy . saturday, i went to go see "dear evan hanson." and i took my son and some friends. and one of the stars of the show, this young man, will row land, who plays evan hanson's cousin. i happened to follow him. and his mother sent him this picture. he tweeted it out. where should i hold this? >> you follow him on social med media? >> he came to visit when he was t 10 years old in 1998. that's him and that's me. that was a crazy -- >> did you take a new picture? >> i didn't -- he didn't know i was there. i just went. if i go again, i would love to do it. >> how cool is that? >> then, sunday, i flew to los angeles, and went to don rick
rickles' memorial. an grand canyon, with our three, young kids that we talked about. >> how was that? >> it was magic. >> for people who may not remember, al, you surprised a group -- here we go. this was epic, really. you surprised a group -- are they high school? >> they're seventh graders. >> they're middle cool. school. and i told them. >> look how happy they were. on monday, we flew to the grand canyon, sunday. we took a train ride from williams -- we stayed at the grand canyon railway hotel. and took a steam engine trip to the grand canyon. and then, from there, we went into the grand canyon. and first, we walked up to the rim of the grand canyon. and they were just awe struck. they couldn't say a word. and then, we took a mule ride.
and you literally ride along the >> there's no fence. >> there's no fence. >> you're right there. >> you're just riding. >> you're trusting the mules. >> they've been doing this mule ride for like 100 years. >> wow. >> there's two. there's a rim ride. >> the mules must be tired. >> 100-year-old mule. they're on smucker's jars. and you look down into the canyon, and it's just -- >> i've never been there. >> i've never been, either. >> you haven't, either? >> no. >> was it as hot? >> it wasn't as bad. it was the mid-80s. >> was it all you wanted for them? i know you love it. when you love something so much -- >> to see it through their eyes. what was that like th? >> you see it for the first time again. >> all the things you named, they hadn't experienced before they got there. with the train and -- >> everything.
>> that's really cool. i see the piece. that's cool. >> you had a busy -- >> i had a great day yesterday. i hosted the gracies luncheon. and ryies are award that are given out. it's an event that celebrating women and stories about women that are produced by women. jane pauley was recognized with a lifetime achievement award. i have to say, she gave the best speech. she talked about authenticity and just being your true self. there were times when she forgot where she was going. and she was like, it says here at the top of this page to say this. but i wanted to say this over here. she had everyone in stitches. everyone was laughing. it was just so -- as someone who is looked up to, you know, someone like her, it's -- it's just so cool to see her talk about being yourself because that's what i try to do. it was just, you know, to know
that i'm kind of doing the right thing, you know, whe t advice. it was such a great event. >> that is so awesome. >> you had busy days. >> my mother keeps calling me. >> hi, sweetheart. are you at the dmv? okay, great. she's trying to get her permit. i'm on the air right now, sweetheart. as soon as we go to a commercial break, i will look to see if i have a copy of it. sheinelle and dylan say hi. i'll call you back. love you. >> i mean, you've only been on tv her entire life. >> after the fourth call, you're thinking, maybe something's wrong. >> that's whey was panicking about. >> she knows, i think -- >> on the air. >> and the general times i'm on. >> i knew something was up. >> and it kept going off, bing, bing. >> what is it? >> she needs her social security
number. -- >> kind of like the melissa mccarthy storm. his routing number. don't you use that. everybody turn that off. >> our cameras are acting funny i noticed. who is on our camera? oh, my gosh. it's the minions here. >> we got dave in the hat and in the straw hat. and jerry in the -- almost the same height as our jerry. jerry, walk over to the other minion. >> there you go. >> he's actually taller than jerry. >> here's the thing. they're the stars of "despicable
me." >> in the movie, the >> but when you meet them in person, there you go. your family can enjoy them, too, this friday. >> that comes out this friday. >> it's great. they got a couple other, like, no-names in the film. steve carell and kristen wiig. >> who? they might have a feature. they're going to join us later this hour. >> it's almost taking me back. i remember when we were at volcano bay in orlando. >> i know. >> did they have to get two seats on the plane? >> i don't know. we first at the minions on in 2012. at the london olympics. and maybe it was even before that. no. it was at in vancouver, the winter olympics in 2010. >> really? >> the first time they showed up. that was the first "despicable me." >> well, now, they're beyond
rock stars. i can't tell yo the shots may be in focus now. fantastic. we finally figured out what's wrong. that's the camera. bob yeager's camera. >> which camera is yours? >> up there. >> i didn't know there was a cam a ra up there. >> that's almost intimidating. >> when do we take that shot? >> cooking. the cooking segments. >> oh. >> all the way over there. >> or we do stuff along here. >> where is the gadget? how is he moving it? >> it's a vulcan mind melt. >> i see him sitting over there. >> there's a little keyboard. >> you get to play nintendo every morning. >> i didn't know why he was sitting over there. >> nobody does. nobody does. nobody has any idea what bob yeager does. >> take his camera to give him
something to do. >> just a while, just a heavenly shot. >> that's nice. >> all right. >> who knew? learning new things every day. >> that's right. coming up, is your -- you know what? banana. banana. >> wonder why they love these so much? >> they're the same color. that's why they love them. >> it's that simple? >> we have more of "today's take." we have some control by then. in the meantime, we' whoooo. you're searching for something. like the perfect deal... ...on the perfect hotel. so wouldn't it be perfect if there was a single site where you could find the right hotel for you at the best price? there is. because tripadvisor now compares prices from over 200 booking sites... ...to save you up to 30%... ...on the hotel you want. trust this bird's words. tripadvisor. the latest reviews.
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camp. he w and i just met this lovely father of another kid that our kids were playing with. that's a first impression. i'm like, it's dinner time, we'll get dinner and can have ice cream later. i'm like this -- if you don't -- >> the face. >> if you don't -- and you know what he does? i want ice cream. and he kept doing it. >> that scares me. >> and he falls down. this is why we're talking about this. have you seen this justin valdone. the little kid gets on the floor. he starts to have a tantrum. and the dads look over him. they're so cool. so calm. he put this on instagram with a caption. it's a long caption, it's worth the read. but part of it says, this is one of my favorite photos of me and my dad. two men, standing together in silence, forever bonded by
unconditional love for this new, raw soul, who we go to the of the earth for. i can only imagine how many times i did this. this post is one about one thing only. he says, being comfortable in the uncomfortable. >> what makes me uncomfortable -- again -- >> yes? >> tell us, al. >> i'm not judging, believe me. i've been there. the kid's facedown in the mat. >> yes. >> that's fine. >> it is, i think. yeah. i get uncomfortable. >> no. >> what would you say? can you turn your head a little? i would flip her over. and let her scream and let her cry it out. >> i have always -- you know -- >> i keep a spatula just for that.
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>> but maggie, thinks the truth can be underrated. >> let them try. i don't have anything to lose. >> i don't know why you feel the need to unburden yourself to everyone, starting with kelsey. >> i can't keep lying to the people i love. >> sometimes lying to the people you love best is the most loving thing you can do. >> you sound like a twisted fortune cookie. >> i accept that. >> sometimes. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> everybody's buzzing about season four. give us the scoop. what can you tell us? it's tilting. >> there's a lot of hard drama. sutton foster's character, falling in love with different guys. i'm having art shows. i'm finally out of the apartment. i'm not just serving wine and cooking and listening to her problems. it's great. i get to, like, have beautiful
girlfriends this season. a l and you know, the stakes are very high. i think her lying has been -- it bothers her a lot, obviously. i don't think it's so much about her age, as she's been deceptive. people are finding out her secrets. and it's fell ee's melodramatic. >> when you were younger, did you lie about anything to get jobs? >> of course i did. >> like what? >> i had to get a job. i lied about being a dental assistant once. >> what? >> i had the outfit on. i had the job. >> what about the patients? >> i figured out in the first day. can you pass me the hemostat? >> the picker? >> i auditioned, basically. i acted i knew what i was talking about. i lied about my resume when i was coming up. who hasn't? >> it goes to show that you are a great actress. >> that worked for you. >> you're here in new york. and you've been renewed for season five already.
what i you know, walk out your door? just be there at work? >> i feel so blessed. it's the american dream for me. i live in brooklyn. my kids go to public school. i take the subway. i drive to the studio. i do my work. new york city is a character in the show. brooklyn, is, as well. this utilizes new york in a fantastic way. sutton foster reminds me of mary tyler moore. it's wonderful. you know? i left hollywood thinking i ruined my career. and only took to come home, i wanted to be here to raise my children. and i'm working in new york city. >> how perfect is that? you have two daughters? >> two daughters. >> where did i see this? 11 and 15? >> yes. >> can they watch the show? >> you know, they don't want to see me.
sneak peek of "despica this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning, it's 9:26 on this thursday, june 28th. i'm aaron gilchrist. we're following a developing story this morning, two csx employees were hit and killed by an amtrak train. this happened just after 11:00 last night in northeast d.c. that train was headed to union station. the commute is being impacted while police investigate. we did just learn that the amtrak service between d.c. and philly is resuming, some trains in and out of d.c. will be operating at slower speeds, now, to residual delays are expected. this accident is impacting rail service on metro and marc. check our nbc washington app for updates. >> we will have a look at your
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hbo and multi-room dvr service for two years all with a two year agreement. they're back. those mischievous minions, gru and crew. "despicable me 3." >> the franchise that has gru and brother, dru, and lucy. check it out. >> mm. looks too good to even eat. am i right? >> but i made it for you. >> oh. mm, mm, mm. good soup.
i love the combination of gummi bears and meat. >> i'm going to hold it in my mouth. it's so good. i don't want to swallow it. >> steve carell and kristen wiig, good morning to both of you guys. we got the screener to prepare for the interview. and i will admit, i use it as bribery for my kids. they don't normally watch the screeners with me. you're good for the rest of the week. you can watch it with me. i have the best behaved kids i ever had in anywhere life. in the four years of life. it's so funny, we can all watch it together. the adults are laughing just as much as the kids. that's the goal, right? >> yeah. there's a lot of stuff for adults. yeah. it's not that racy. i mean nothing, racy. that would be a weird movie. >> come see it.
>> you're welcome, universal. >> way to sell th >> i don't think you really have to worry. considering the franchise is in the billions. >> the billions. >> that's crazy. >> why do you think people like it so much? it's just fun. >> did you see the little yellow things walking around? that's a big part of it. >> a huge part of it. i think it appeals to adults and to kids. it's really fun to see the movie with an audience with kids. because you get that side of it. then, you hear the adults laughing at the things that are appropriate for them. there's a villain in this one that i think the adults will spark to. >> yes. he's an '80s former child actor, turned evil guy, which is almost redundant. >> right. >> you guys, that's one of the fun -- you have such great villains in this movie.
>> for sure. >> trey parker i'm glad he did it. >> balthazar brat. you get to play two roles in this. >> i do. i stretch my mind as an actor. >> was it hard to come up with a different voice? >> it was the easiest thing of the world. this is gru. and this is the other guy. >> where else could you go from this? >> hope he doesn't have another brother. >> yeah. >> or a sister. >> i'm out of voices. >> what was the best part of this whole process for both of you guys? what would you say? >> i mean, recording it is so fun. i wish we did it together. but the director and illumination, the whole crew, they're so deliberative, we get to play around. and actually doing the stuff is fun because it's the only time we're together. we're not in the booth together. >> you said when we were talking, you've been going around the world, literally, promoting this. including spain. >> yeah.
>> but your voices spanish version. >> no. we're not in that movie. >> so, what do you say to the questions? >> thank you for the free trip to spain. we'll spend some time at the prada museum. >> did you think maybe we should do it in spanish, too? >> sure. oh, yeah. the brother will be spanish next time. it's actually really interesting to see it dubbed into other languages and to see, you know, their version. it changes. there's a different take. there's a different tone to it. it's fun. >> i love that. before you leave us this morning, everybody has been talk about your hair. but it is pretty nice. we were talking about it off-camera. you look good. here's the thing. this is what we did. i don't know why i got up. >> where were you going? >> here's the thing. look at some of the tweets. we put these together. i don't know why i'm jumping across the table.
and i apologize for scaring you. the firne take your goslings and your zayn malik and give me 2017 steve carell. and "gq" says, steve carell makes us want gray hair. another one from "cosmo" nothing will prepare you for these hot photos of steve carell. >> look how comfortable he is. >> is this my camera? >> hot. >> there we go. >> did you realize, kristen, you were working with such a sex symbol? >> a heartthrob? >> yes. he's always been an attractive man to me. >> he's beyond attractive now. >> he's -- he looks great. >> this is the worst interview ever. i feel it's dripping with irony, really. >> this is sincere. >> in all sincerity. looks good. >> thanks. >> we like it. >> you look pretty good, too. >> now, you're just saying that. >> no, i'm not. >> it's all right.
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evening. and her shoes night. those are from lulus.com. >> it's good from day tonight. >> and off the shoulder, all summer long. >> we're spending a day in miami. >> yes. roma is going to miami. she's celebrating life. she is in her 70s and looking amazing. so, she has on a one-piece bathing suit under that jacket. she has the sash pants from express. they're $69.90. i love the color on her. now is the time to embrace as much color as possible. she is flanning to dance through the night. and her jacket is from h&m, in case there's a breeze. >> can't forget about the guys. >> adam is our california guy. we put him in these amazing board shorts. they're only $31. we gave him a simple white
and we gave him boat shoes. you n good morning. 70 degrees now, plenty of sunshine. low humidity again today, it's going to be a fantastic wednesday. elsewhere we still have some spots in the 60s, manassas 65, frederick at 66, clinton coming in at 71 degrees. beautiful afternoon, sunny skies like i mentioned, low humidity but enjoy it today because whom the humidity goes up. 83 degrees in afternoon, tomorrow 91, 93 friday, staying dry, storms return into the weekend and it will be hot and humid. >> that's your latest weather. i thought i would bring somebody in that could maybe finish a segment up. >> thanks, al. i got nothing. i've got nothing. that's it, i guess. right? up next, it's nascar on the plaza. getting revved up for a heated competition, with some help shed for her compassion and care.
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cup series winner, will put the pedal to the metal this weekend's at the 2017 nascar cup series. before they rev up their engines, we're going to find out if sheinelle and dylan have what it takes to be nascar champions. kurt will team up with sheinelle and dylan with clint. this is one of the fastest tracks out there. >> you were racing? >> i was racing by to get to the airport. how do you mentally prepare for speeds of 200 miles per hour or more? >> what do you do? yoga? >> kind of like in new york. everybody is going 200 miles per hour. >> my mind. all good. >> it is a rhythm. a lot of things we do, watching videotape. studying. getting back in the zone. that's the focus we do every weekend. >> do we go up to 200 miles per
ho >> you do just floor it. hold the pedal to the metal and go for it. >> i don't know how people realize how physically challenging it is. you're not just driving. you're driving. >> we have power steering, though. it is hot in there. >> way hot. >> that's not comfy. >> and three hours, usually. >> daytona in july is not much fun on the heat index, as you know. >> you guys team up. here's the course we're going to be doing. let's walk over this way. starting over here. >> going to change a tire. >> first, you have to suit up. you have to suit up. when i wave the flag, you got to put your goggles on and zip up. you can jump or go around. change the tire. take the tire off. and then, you're going to roll the tire down.
>> we'll do the tire. >> there's a power thing. car. >> on your mark, get set, go. >> all righty. >> you're so collected. glasses. >> getting together. >> i can't get these on. >> got to go. >> got to go over the wall. over the wall. >> over the wall. >> over the wall. >> i'm coming. >> there you go. >> they're over the wall. now, it's to -- look at that. >> hold on. >> all right. look at this. ten seconds, gone. >> i know it. >> all right. all right. yes. and we have a winner. that's right. dylan and clint, coming up number two -- >> she's not zipped up. >> that's illegal. >> it came unzipped when i flew over the wall.
i didn't realize t why are you putting itire back on. >> i thought we were going to take the tire off. >> you still won. >> we won. >> yes, you did. >> the best thing is going to come out of us today, our pit crew is going to make fun of us. >> i'm out of prbreath. >> we're out of shape. >> we have to get you to a race. >> we would love to get it on nbc again. >> 9:00 hour, "today's take" going down to nascar. and you can watch clint and kurt, nascar on nbc, at 7:00 p.m. eastern. we are back in a moment. but first, this is "today" on
[ cheers and applause ] we were joking about it in the race, doesn't it? from the temperature on the track to the weather conditions. >> we love to see 60 degrees every day, if you make that happen. >> make that happen, al. especially in daytona. >> looking forward to you guys. best of luck. >> thanks. >> at 7:00. coming up next, a performance by lee bryce. >> and liliana flies high with the u.s. thunderbirds. >> and finding adorable gifts for the host or hostess of your next this friday... get ready... oh, no! run! for the breakout event... [ minion gibberish ] of the summer. we're going back to villainy. despicable me 3.
rated pg. this is a "news 4 today" news break. 9:57 is your time. good morning. i'm eun yang. we continue to following some developing news right now, two csx employees were hit and killed by an amtrak train, this happened just after 11:00 in northeast washington last night. we just learned that amtrak service between d.c. and philly is resuming, expect procedural
delays, the accident is also impacting rail servicen make sure to check the nbc washington app for updates. >> now let's check your forecast with sheena parveen. >> temperatures will be fantastic in afternoon, 83 degrees, low humidity, sunny skies. nice and dry. tomorrow 91 for a high, hot and humid friday but staying dry. over the weekend mid 9 09s, more humidity, it will feel like summer and thunderstorms late day saturday through sunday and next week and going through fourth of july it looks pretty good but will feel like summer. coming up we will have team coverage of the double fatal
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