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breaking overnight. nbc news has learned parts of president trump's controversial travel plan set to take effect this evening, when you there are a lot of questions this morning. just who will be banned? how will officials enforce the new les? criminal behavior? sex assault charges filed against highest ranking vatican official ever, a cardinal and member of the pope's circle. >> relentless character assassination. >> this morning why he claims he is a victim and what the pope is saying about the accusations. central park mystery. nearly a year after a teenager lost his leg when h
the crime still unsolved. what investigators are now asking the public to do to help them crack that case. all that plus powerful tornadoes slam the midwest. pharma bro's lady gaga defense, and the iphone celebrates a big milestone today thursday june 29th, 2017. >> announcer: 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 thursday morning. nice to have hoda back with us as savannah continues on vacation. life before the iphone. can you even remember it? >> no. like a tiny vague memory of a flip phone maybe. >> a little blackberry action. >> a little blackberry. >> talk more about the milestone in a couple minutes. busy news with headlines tied to travel as we head into the long holiday weekend. after months o
administration will begin implementing some of the president's travel pan a little later today. u.s. officials are also announcing new security measures for all flights headed into this country but not that proposed ban on laptops. our team is covering it all this morning beginning with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> matt, good morning. you said it. months after president trump first signed this, his revised travel ban, or at least large portions of it, will begin being implemented later today. homeland security confirming that to nbc news overnight. the specifics of the new guidelines are still unknown. already this morning immigration advocates worry airlines and border agents may not be adequately prepared to enforce the new rules. president trump's controversial travel ban expected to take effect today. the restrictions on travel to the u.s., limiting entry to travelers from six muslim majority countries if they don't have any direct connection to someone here. the rollout following a supreme court decision monday clearing the
the travel ban was a major focus of trumps campaign which is already gearing up for 2020. president trump driving past protesters outside his washington hotel where he rallied supporters at a closed door event, no cameras allowed. nearly $10 million raised. the re-election kickoff coming barely five months into the president's term. by comparison barack obama debate hold his first re-election event until more than two years into his presidency. despite a stunning setback for the republican effort this week to repeal obamacare, the president is expressing optimism. >> health care is working along very well. we could have a big surprise with a great health care package. >> but even as the senate's top republican mitch mcconnell tries to hammer out a bill by tomorrow before lawmakers leave before their fourth of july recess, some republicans are voicing doubts about the likelihood of a friday deal. >> and pigsld
>> one idea now on the table scrapping proposed tax cuts for the rich. >> this is policy driven. we really want this to be a good policy change for a lot of people out there. >> calling for bipartisan bill is growing even among republicans. >> that's what we should have done from the beginning. >> still mr. trump is dismissing chuck schumer's call to bring democrats to the table. >> he'd have to be very, very serious. he's done a lot of talking, bad talking. he just doesn't seem like a serious person. >> americans take the issues seriously with three new polls showing overwhelming opposition to the republican plan, support hovering below 20%. that was amid all americans. senate republican plan is unpopular even among republicans. it's new approval rating in the 20s and 30s. mitch mcconnell working against a new clock hoping to get a revised by tomorrow hoping to get a vote before the
recess in august. matt and hoda. >> peter alexander at the white house. thanks. to big changes for airline passengers and airline themselves. the department of homeland security is raising the bar for every flight coming spot u.s. from a foreign airport. this is instead of a ban on personal electronics that we've been telling you to expect. it's all tied to the ongoing threat from isis. nbc's tom costello is on that part of the story for us. hey, tom, good morning. >> hi, hoda, good morning to you. so to be clear, this does not affect domestic flights in the united states. this is for the 325,000 people who come spot united states every single day. airlines must meet tough new security requirements. if they don't, they could be banned from flying into the united states or everybody on board would be banned from having any personal electronics either in a cabin or cargo hold. if international travel is in
heightened security on the return flight home, homeland security ordering any airline that flies into u.s. airport from abroad to meet strict new security protocols. >> we cannot play international whac-a-mole with each threat, must keep traveling public safe and make it harder for terrorist to succeed. >> reporter: after isis claimed responsibility for downing a jetliner over egypt and blew a hole in the side of somali ailer. coming from airports, bag check any electronic device larger than cell phone. a plan was shelved after airlines and frequent flyers fought back. more bomb sniffing dogs, more swabbing for explosives and more 3d carry-on bag
ones tested in phoenix. security experts warn every foreign airport at risk. >> you have returning fighters trained by isis and groups in the middle east returning to locations all around the world. that could increase the possibility of those smaller airports being higher risk. >> in miami, mixed reaction. >> i do feel it's kind of targeted to certain countries. i feel it should be all countries. >> i feel the world we live in today is so crazy, you just never know what's going to happen. >> i feel like we're trying to put a band-aid on a flesh wound and call it good. >> reporter: so 2100 flights being affected every single day and they come from all corners of the world, the middle east, europe, canada, the caribbean, mexico. everybody treated equally. as a result, the airline industry says it wishes there had been more collaboration because it says it
focus on the riskiest airports. instead it's going to have to do along with what homeland security tells it to do. >> all right. tom costello, thanks. >> on the subject of travel, 44 million americans expected to leave home for the fourth of july weekend. some good news if you're driving to your destination. gas prices are plunging. the national average $2.24 per gallon. that's the lowest for this holiday weekend in years. nbc's gabe gutierrez at a suburban atlanta area with more on this. gabe, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. it's a different price gas price story than we're used to hearing. gas at this station down to $1.89 a gallon. right now 34 states have at least one station offering regular unleaded for under $2. this morning u.s. gas prices are at their lowest in 12 years, just in time for the 4th. >> this is awesome. you're going to make me get all excited and g
it really is awesome. >> cheapest gas on average south carolina and oklahoma. in indiana prices plunged as far as $1.49. drivers comesing from california to arizona can save $0.67 a gallon. >> i'm particularly observant with the gas prices because i don't have any money. i'm a student. >> americans will pay an average of $2.21 a gallon over the holiday weekend, the lowest since 2005. for the first time on record prices are expected to be lower on july 4th than on new year's day. >> we usually don't see such a big plunge before july 4th. national average down $0.16 a gallon from two months ago. that's a tremendous decline. >> reporter: according to gas buddy.com, the cheapest day to buy gas is monday, most, thursday. fueling the drop a surplus of crude oil. analysts predict price hike duringur
>> it's summertime, we'll have to see. after fourth of july they might go up. >> reporter: dramatic turnaround. analysts say gas closer to $3 after fourth of july. for every cent dropped, americans save a million dollars. >> $2.24, pretty good. gabe gutierrez, thank you. we have a lot more to get to including a stunning decision rocking the vatican. this they have charged a top adviser with multiple accounts of sexual assault. this morning we're hearing directly from him. nbc's chief global correspondent bill neely has the development. what can you tell us? >> good morning, hoda. the cardinal has defended the catholic church in the past against sex charges, the most senior official ever to do so. now he faces charges himself. police didn't specify the age
this will shake the church, not just number three, treasury secretary, he was the man handpicked by pope francis to change the way the whole church operates. never before has a cardinal been charged with sexual abuse. at the cardinal, he insisted he's innocent. >> i'm looking forward finally to having my day in court. the whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me. he's been the victim, he said, of relentless character assassination. australian police have a different view. >> the cardinal is facing multiple charges of sexual offenses, and there are multiple complaints relating to those charges. >> this morning the pope said mass and he regretted the news of charges against his cardinal for
he wasn't among those today. mishandling sexual assault charges against priests and he admitted mistakes. >> a catastrophe. a catastrophe for the victims and a catastrophe for the church. >> reporter: now he is accused directly. >> it's going to be difficult to untangle this. it becomes, as you know, his word against their word. >> reporter: dark clouds at the vatican, it thought sexual scandal had crested. now it's reached inside very corridors of papal power. this will be a huge test for a pope who said there must be zero tolerance for abusers in the church. the test for pell, 76, begins july 18th in an australian court. matt, hoda. >>
much. we have new developments to tell you about, fraud trial of pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli. from explosive to bizarre. thomas roberts has been following that case for us. thomas, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. day three of the martin shkreli trial will begin here shortly in brooklyn. it took over two days to actually seat a jury. 200 potential jurors were dismissed because they had negative impressions of the 34-year-old. the prosecution is painting the brooklyn native as a liar. the defense says he's a genius and described him in odd parallel to the musical work of lady gaga. the star of opening statements wasn't martin shkreli himself, but instead lady gaga. the defense invoking her songs repeatedly. defense attorney benjamin bratman said much like the rock star his client was born this way painting himself
genius. >> shkreli's attorney said they talked about him behind his back, he might be autistic, questioning his sexuality. >> reporter: also telling the jury, is he strange? yes. will you find him weird? yes. he was charged by s.e.c. committing a series of frauds over five years. he pleaded not guilty and flee on $5 million bond. these charges had nothing to do with what earned him his name of pharma bro. he hyped the price of a lifesaving hiv drug daraprim by 5,000% from $13.50 to $500. purchased wu tang album. he said, you may have a reason to hate
>> reporter: with all these references to lady gaga, do you wish martin's had more of a poker face. >> i'm happy with martin's face exactly the way it is. >> the defense strategy, again, could it be the cure to the prosecution's allegations? we'll find out shortly. the trial is expected to take six weeks. matt and hoda, as we know, shkreli has embraced a romance with headlines from the media. we'll see how this day goes. back to you. >> lady gaga, go figure. thanks so much. newly released video of a deadly police shoot-out. an officer boards a bus near baltimore to confront an armed robbery suspect. the gunman opens fire and orders passengers to get off the bus after shooting from the doorway with two handguns he makes a run for it and ignores an order to surrender.
the suspect was killed when an officer and bystander were wounded. the prosecutor said the video backs up the conclusion that the use of deadly force was justified. we have an update now on a story we've been following, the son of a former major league baseball player who was seriously injured while playing in the game. according to his families, doctors say the teenager may have now turned a corner after his latest surgery. nbc's catie beck has more on this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. two weeks ago wen jason lockhart was hit in the face with a baseball, it was thought to be just a routine injury. quickly for the lockhart family it turned into a life and death situation. this morning for the first time family and friends of 15-year-old jason lockhart are breathing a sigh of relief after what's being called a successful surgery and a great report from doctors. his sister sydney writing on facebook wednesday night that lockhart is awake
recovery and the doctors are confident that this latest surgery resolved the bleeding problem. it's the first piece of good news since this nightmare began for the lockhart family nearly two weeks ago when the teen playing in a baseball tournament was hit in the face by a thrown ball. the injury tearing an artery in his nose, doctors unable to stop the bleeding. according to his sister's frequent social media updates on jason's condition, this latest surgery is at least six in ten days. at one point doctors medically sedating and paralyzing him to allow him to heal. >> we have a lot of arteries around the face f one of those facial bones gets fraud, that fracture bleeding hidden in bones can be hard to find. >> reporter: the lockhart family thankful but asking for mayor prayers as jason begins his road to recovery. again, doctors saying he is through the worst, really turning a corner after that latest surgery. this is good news
lockhart family who has been enthusiastic so much this week, really sticking together by the bedside, hoping and praying for the recovery. matt and hoda. >> craatie, thank you for that. >> love it when there's a follow-up like that one. mr. roker, a tornado in the country. >> 26 yesterday and more on tap for today. this is n watches warnings and flash flood watches out now along this line of thunderstorms firing up. we have a risk today for 15 million people including an enhanced risk around parts of iowa, missouri and parts of nebraska as well. tomorrow from oklahoma all the way into western new york and parts of north eastern ohio. watching this line that
scattered severe storms make their way across. we'll will looking at this moving into the east coast by the time we get to friday afternoon, strong storms. heaviest rain an additional four to six inches as you get to the midsection of the country. going to get your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good morning. hope you're having a good thursday morning so far. temperatures quite comfortable. not terribly humid out. mid to upper 60s arounde
now. heat and humidity are making a comeback. today the heat comes back. tomorrow the humidity really starts to increase, as well. shouldn't have to worry about rain today. high near 91 degrees. maybe a few isolated showers on friday afternoon. next best chance for rain in and around the saturday comes up late in the day saturday. and that's your latest weather. matt. >> thanks, al. still ahead the push for leads in central park explosion that cost a college student his leg, as the victim's father speaks out. are you listening? the surprising podcast from unexpected place that is rocketing to the top of the charts, but first this is "today" on nbc.
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. 7:26 is your full-time on this friday, june 29, 2017. >> in the news this morning, record low gas prices. many of you will hit the road for a holiday weekend. if you are, leave before 10:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. tomorrow leave before 8:00 a.m. or. on saturday might want to get on the roads before 6:00 a.m. if you're going over the bay bridge, avoid traveling during the middle of the day. don't be surprised if a metro worker coming up to you to say thank you. nearly 700 employees will be out at zefrlg stations during the afternoon commute to say thank you for people for their support. now let's check on
>> good morning, right now traffic report showing us a beautiful picture of the bay bridge. pretty because of the scenery and pretty because of the nice light volume. as you just said leaving before ten or after ten tonight. a look before gallows roadblocking the left lane. also report of a problem 270 southbound. not seeing it quite yet, but just a warning in case you see something when you head out. >> thanks. it's thursday. not friday. >> almost there. >> check on your forecast after that.
7:30 now on this thursday morning june 29th, 2017. we take a look at the nerve center of the "today" show. >> is that what we call it? >> i was going to say the brain. let's just go with nerve center of the "today" show on this thursday morning. >> we've got a lot going on this morning. let's get right to a check of your headlines. the white house is expected to implement parts of the president's travel ban later tonight. the move follows a supreme court decision to reinstate much of the order. a powerful explosion badly damaged this dormitory at murray state in kentucky. school officials say it was apparently caused by a natural gas leak. fortunately students were gone for summer
one college employees inside that dorm was taken to the hospital for treatment. check this out. colorado springs woman pulls into a garage and finds that. yeah, that's a black bear. her screaming, honking her horn. she's trying to get that thing out of there. it's believed to be the same bear that stole ice cream and m&ms from the same home in a neighborhood. wildfire officials are working to track that bear down. i cannot imagine being in her shoes in that garage. >> exactly. also this morning on a new serious notah push for leads in a serious explosion that rocked central park last summer. a virginia teenager lost part of his leg in the blast. one year later investigators are searching for clues and victim's father speaking out. nbc's stephanie gosk has the latest on that. steph, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. in just a few hours, there will be lots of tourists and kids on these rocks, just like there are every summer like conner golden was exactly a year ago
innocent victim in all this, in the wrong place at the wrong time. they still don't know who planted that explosive or why. this morning nypd is looking for help, hoping visitors may have photos or video-of-rocks in central park. in the days before 18-year-old conner golden came here with his friends. >> right now we're still missing a lot of answers. we need a lot of information. >> reporter: it was july 3rd of last year when golden jumped off the rocks and landed on a plastic bag filled with explosives. the blast so strong his left leg was severely injured. his parents were at home in virginia. >> they put him on the line. he was conscious at the time and told us he had stepped on a bomb. >> reporter: a surnl called back later to say conner was going to lose the lower part of his leg. >> we were obviously very sad knowing he was not have the use of his leg for the rest of his life. >> reporter: while golden struggled to learn how to walk
many leads but came up empty. they still don't believe it was terror related. >> there wasn't a timer, shrapnel, others things. >> the explosive tatp said had been used by isis, used at the ariana grande concert. >> it was instructions are on the internet, it's a compound we've come into compound with a number of times. >> reporter: the nypd has increased the reward to $40,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. conner golden's father said they appreciate the work they are doing but the lack of information is painful. >> we're frus straighted this occurred in one of the most watched places in the world and we don't seem to be able to identify who is responsible for it.
>> reporter: one of the questions investigators are trying to figure out is how long the explosives had been here. they think it could have been a number of days. they are asking people who have photos or video of these rocks to send them in. someone could be walking around right now with an important lead on their phone and they may not know it. guys, back to you. >> stephanie gosk in central park. stephanie, thank you very much. time to check in with al roker for fourth of july weekend weather. >> we'll get to that in just a little bit, but first it's a little hotter than fourth of july out west. look at the wildfires in
if you're on the block wise size. looking at temperatures below norm. on the return flow very warm air on the south. see temperatures continue to rise. seeing triple gijts. see fresno at 100 degrees by sunday. reno 98. salt lake city 96 and denver high of 90 degrees and the heat will be on in the east as well. that's what's going on around the country. here's your weather. good morning. the temperatures are going to be hotter today too. very comfortable. 68 degrees. plenty of sunshine. elsewhere looking at mid 60s this hour. it is 65 in clinton. plenty of sunshine today. if you're eating outside. little more humid around lunchtime. mid 80s right around happy hour. dry and sunny around 90 degrees. tomorrow looking at low 90s. thunto
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sheinelle in the orange room for carson with that. >> went on sale, didn't have app store or selfie cam back then but sure made an impact. gadi schwartz in los angeles with more. good morning. >> this is it. this little guy is the first generation iphone. it's smaller, a little slower when you fire it up. other than that it feels pretty much the same and the world hasn't been the same every since. >> we are calling it iphone. >> ten years ago on a stage in cupertino, steve jobs made a promise. >> today apple is going to reinvent the phone. >> this is how you turn it on. >> a single device that would ban issue all backberries and keyboards. it was one of the hyped tech announcement ever made. when it finally came out, lines around the block. >> it's like an historic occasion. >> steven levy was one of the first journalists given a prototype. >> can you see right a
anything that had come down the pike. >> ten years and 15 models later, steve jobs was right on the money. apple, worth nearly a trillion dollars, over a billion iphones sold. >> this is a call on this your iphone. >> the iphone bringing to market touchscreen, selfie cameras, all connected to the icloud and carrying more computing power in our pocket than it took to put a man on the moon. drawing people from afar closer together, while sometimes making us forget about those a few feet away. the app store fertile dproupd for tech giants, google, snapchat, all given space to grow into their own revolutions. even in the news it affected the way we broadcast, a fire, yosemite, a surfboard and waves. a phone that changed everything. >> i think this is where the world is going. >> the steve jobs prophecyha
hi, guys, look at this. we right now are in the studio broadcasting live. it may not be as pretty but this is via face time. this is something that would have been absolutely impossible about a decade ago. hard to imagine where we're going to be in another ten years. guys, one more fascinating little piece of trivia. since the iphone came out, of all things chewing gum sales have dropped. the theory, because now people are staring at their phones in the grocery store checkout line instead of perusing like they used to. >> aren't pulled in by eye candy. we all may feel like we mastered the iphone now but take a lo at how things went ten years ago today when we first got our hands on the device. >> i've got a phone call coming in. >> i think it's from me. >> i don't know. look at this. hello. >> hello. >> i told you never to call me here. >> no, it's still ringing. >> you have to answer it. >> see, the thing doesn't work for me.
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7:56 is your time now on this thursday, june 29, 2017. right to traffic for a look at the roads. good morning. taking a look at the beltway. good overall. no major problems there. southbound 270 has delays in the main lane. report of perhaps an overturned vehicle. headed on the bay bridge, no problem. crass on the right shoulder. should big issues. >> thank you, melissa. quick break now and check your forecast next. stay with us.
good morning. comfortable temperatures. 70 right now in the district. 64 frederick. clinton coming in at 65 degrees. for today a little bit hotter. 91 degrees. sunny skies still. little bit more humid you might notice that more humid 93 across the weekend. hot and humid storms come on saturday 4th of july looks good. another local news update in 25 minutes. for now, back to the today show after this short break.
. it's 8:00 on "today." taking effect president trump's controversial travel ban set to be enforced today following the supreme court decision. how much has changed and who will be affected. we're live on capitol hill. plus recipe for success. >> i can't even quantify how many hours. >> blue apron, the cook it your self company, changing the way people eat now going public. so will it deliver amid growing on demand dinner trend. >> music, minions, and milestones, legendary julie andrews joins us to talk about her life, legacy and
today thursday, june 29th, 2017. ♪ >> we have three generations on the plaza. where are you guys from? >> houston, texas. >> wait. i need you to see this sign. you've been a fan since 2002? these "dance moms" have a special message. >> we love you matt lauer. >> so where is the 423. >> chattanooga, tennessee. >> we have a first timer. where are you from? >> raleigh, north carolina. >> how about this couple right here? >> we just got married! and welcome back, everyone, to "today" on thursday morning. nice crowd outside. savannah is on vacation this week. we're happy to have hoda here. we have music. that is c
attitude. he's going to be our summer concert tomorrow morning out on the plaza, which remind me of marvin gaye and let's get it on. >> how about your fan club. >> "dance moms." >> "dance moms" for lawyer. i like that. >> let's start this half hour with a news at 8:00. trump administration rolling out a key part of the president's national security program today. nbc's chief white house correspondent hallie jackson is on capitol hill this morning. good morning. >> reporter: hi, matt, good morning to you. one of the president's most highly profile and highly publicized campaign promises goes partly in effect. we're talking about his travel ban, of course. the department of homeland security confirms it will be implemented today. this means travelers from six muslim countries will be banned for 90 days. refugees can't travel here either unless they have a relationship with someone in the u.s.
court makes a decision whether to make this permanent. for now some immigration experts worry airlines and border agents may not be totally ready for these changes. so the white house has viewed this partial implementation of the travel ban as a victory and they are looking for another on health care. even as senate republicans scramble to try to put together a new plan some hope by tomorrow. one potential compromise to get support could include getting rid of tax cuts for the wealthy and more talk about a possible bipartisan solution, even from some republicans. all of it comes as the president works on his re-election five months. drew big money donors along with protesters outside the building. it was expected to raise $10 million for the president's 2020 push. matt. >> hallie, thank you very much. now to the vatican, where one of the church's highest ranking officials has been charged with multiple accounts of
cardinal george pell, the top financial adviser, has been granted a leave of absence to face accusations in australia. the charges date back to 1970s when pell served as a priest. he is the first cardinal ever charged with the abuse. pell insisted he's innocent. he said he's looking forward to having his day in court. there's a lot of cleaning up to do after a series of damaging tornadoes touched down across the midwest. this is one in iowa, where severe storms left a lot of people without power. at least one injured there. another tornado in wisconsin damaged homes, dozens of farm buildings as well. and imagine this strange sight when you're on your way to work in the morning. we're talking about an avalanche of foam. people surprised to find themselves surrounded by the frufy stuff outside of an arcade in tokyo. it was released when a car hit
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back for you with big announcement, hottest trend. >> reporter: good morning, good news popular meal delivery service blue apron going public on new york stock exchange, the company leading business boom in ready made meal kits, expected to serve $4 billion worth of food. it's turning the tables on how millions of families are doing dinner. >> leave it to beaver. >> the cleavers made it look easy. >> boys, what went on at school today. >> lots of stuff, dad. >> fast forward six decades and making dinner is no longer so black and white. our hectic lives fueling appear tied for convenience. now satisfied more than ever online through on demand meal kit delivery services that pre
need in a box, ready to be chopped and cooked. it's a fast growing trend led by blue apron, which has become a nearly $3 billion business since it was founded five years ago. >> what they have done is they have taken away the stress of figuring out what to make at dinnertime while still getting something that's fresh and something that consumers can customize to their own specific taste. >> blue apron has delivered 159 million meals across 48 states starting around $9 a person. >> i can't even quantify how many hours it saves, because it is as simple as using an app. >> blue apron is trying it take a bite out of the $600 billion grocery store market at the same time amazon is snapping up whole foods and walmart and kroger ramping up online grocery delivery game. blue apron facing a long list of hungry competitors including plated, hello fresh, and home chef. even celebrities like martha stewart
brady backing high-performance meals with purple carrot. the rise of meal in the box comes with restaurants slowing down as millennials eat out less and demand healthier, locally sourced ingredients. >> this is getting more people cooking and staying home and not ordering in and going to restaurants, then more people have control over what they are eating and it's only positive for health. >> family dinners making another comeback with no need to think outside the box. >> for now meal kit delivery on amp average is more expensive than grocery trip. items like blue apron are more affordable than takeout or ordering in. what i find so interesting, you've got to do all this prep. most people end up leaving the meal kit delivery service after six months. >> really? >> because there's work to do. >> yeah, yeah. so a little interesting tidbit. >> on an unrelated note, your hair looks fantastic. >> thank
likewise. >> it works. >> thank you. >> i didn't see that coming. >> hey, al. >> how about my hair? thank you very much. let's look at what's going on right flash flood warnings and the last three hours these storms have been firing up on their march to the east stretching and you can see right now. we've got 15 million people at risk. strong storms especially enhanced risk in the midsection of the country. tomorrow we've got more of a risk again from oklahoma city stretching all the way to springfield missouri. 21 people at risk for strong storms. later in the afternoon. another four inches of rain. especially the mid mississippi and ohio river valley. look for severe storms today. a lot of heavy rain down through the gulf again. heat continues out west. high fire danger. beautiful day in the pacific northw
temperatu temperature. that's what's going around in. quiet start to the day. cool and comfortable outside. temperatures in the upper 60s right around 70 degrees right now. warmer today than yesterday. today we're forecasting 91 downtown. most of the outlying suburbs stay in the upper 80s this afternoon. then for tomorrow, more humid by far. 93 and humidity means there may be isolated shower in the valley. metro rain chances ramp up sate saturday night. looks like we'll be dry for the fireworks. trend. before i sprou my treintroduce topic i'm going to go around the table and ask, how many drinks do you think is okay to order on a first date. if you were sitting on a first date with someone how many drinks would you order? >> at a time? i think three at a time. three vodk.
>> no. >> i'd say overall two on a first date. >> al? >> one. >> two glasses of wine. >> i think one for me because on a first date after the second drink i start confessing things. i start -- sometimes something hits a button. >> that's what happens. >> here is why i'm asking. there as headline from "gq" says three drinks is perfect on a date. >> three. >> the writer shared her experience. she discovered two drinks is nice, four drinks is risky but three is just right. >> four drinks on the a date. >> that's when you are confessing all. >> yeah. >> what about other etiquette dating dos and don'ts on the first date. >> i don't think you talk about previous relationships. >> that happens, have you ever done that after a few drinks and start blabbing. >> two is enough. >> oversharing is one of the
do. i do think on a first date you can lesh everything you need to know about somebody. how they order, how they treat the waitress. they pick the bill up quickly and that kind of scuff. >> people say you can learn everything you need to know in golfing. you see them in situations, whether they are honest or not. >> what are you like as a golfer, matt lauer. >> not very good right now. sheinelle. >> miss jones. >> shall we pop start? academy awards, motion picture arts and sciences invited 774 new members in order to increase diversity in the oscar voting pool. you may remember the backlash voupding lack of diversity. some of them sarah paulson, betty white, dwayne johnson, lin-manuel miranda, chopra, leslie jones, chris pratt and
to michael phelps, most decorated swimmer of all time. as we already know he's gearing up to face his most dangerous opponent yet, great white shark. it will take place during shark week, dramatic trailer just released. take a look. >> one trained to be the best since the day he was born. the other has been perfected by evoluti evolution. the great white shark meets the greatest of all time. >> team phelps or team shark, what would you say? >> i hope for his sake he wins. >> are they in the same lane? >> like that old joke, i don't have to outrun the bear, i just have to outrun you. by the way, it's michael phelps birthday tomorrow. >> could be his last prfl al. >> tune into phelps vs
july 23rd on discovery. finally macy's fireworks spectacular, the star-studded lineup, jennifer lopez, sheryl crow, brad paisley, lady antebellum, hailee steinfeld and charlie puth. the largest fire display in the nation. you can catch it july 4th at 8:00, 7:00 central. speaking of charlie puth, he has another pig concert lined up right here on the plaza. he'll be taking over concert stage tomorrow. >> here we go, a few buddies out on what seemed to be a pretty successful fishing trip. look at this. they pulled out a good-sized carp out of the water and the camera. look at this. the carp has other plans, wiggle his way free from the fisherman's hands. >> bye. >>
>> get it back? >> no. >> swims away. >> get it a little further from the water before you celebrate. >> there you go. >> gone. out of there. >> thank you, sheinelle. >> now to a man who brought big changes to breakfast tables across the country. >> a decade ago you probably didn't know about greek yogurt. that changed when chobani hit shelves stirring up controversy along the way. savannah recently talked to the man at the center of it all. >> thank you for having us. thank you. >> the man who changed breakfast ten years ago. seemingly everywhere now, it may be hard to believe his product, chobani only hit stores in 2007. >> does it feel like ten years? >> it does not not. i don't remember the first six years because it was total blackout. i was in the factory. >> greek yogurt was 1% of the market then. now what is it?
>> how much of that is chobani. >> we're number one. >> his journey to top of the food chain started in new york, a charming rural landscape that reminded him of his childhood in turkey where he raised sheep in the mountains and devoured one particular thing. >> i love yogurt. i loved how my mother made it. >> at age 22 he left for america with no family, no friends, little money. he took a risk and a big loan to buy an old yogurt plant that kraft foods was shutting down. >> extremely painful experience you go through. >> what do you mean by that? >> you worry all the time. you think about this all the time. you don't think about anything else. i'm glad i didn't have my son then. i've never been running a company, never been a ceo, i don't know much about finance, branding and marketing, i've never done that before. >> in five years chobani's sales went from $3 million to $1
billion, but his mission remains personal. >> if someone says i don't like your yogurt because of this and this, i personally get involved. i take it personally. why? the strawberry? can i make you something else. >> are you calling them up? >> i did for the first five years. i have a son. when you make the food you serve to your own kid, that's the test. if the answer is no, shame on you. >> today he's gracing the nation's top magazines, not just for his yogurt but for his pioneering policies, extending paid leave to new mothers and fathers for six weeks. famously giving every employee a 10% stake in the company, making a point to hire refugees. >> i say the generosity of this country and receiving people from all over the world has been part of this country's amazingness that i hope never
made the company a target. he sued alex jones controversial internet host for making false claims about chobani employees. >> i regret chobani, its employees in idaho the way we did. >> 100% okay with different opinions, that's what healthy societies are but we have a line that we can't cross. >> you want an apology, right? >> we want a correction. that happened and we move on. >> it does seem you have two sides to your personality. on one side shepherd humanitarian benevolent ceo. on the other side when it comes to your competitors, you're a killer. >> i am a competitive person. >> do you have another billion dollar idea. >> i have so many in my head. >> one that's about to hit the shelves, the famous agreeing yogurt maker is getting into traditional f.
yogurt, this is it. >> this is like a wine tasting. >> i do this day after day after day. i probably eat -- >> i was going to say, have you ever gotten tired of yogurt? >> no. >> he's never forgotten the chance this country gave him. >> a kid from the mountains one day can come and build his dream and give the recipe of his mother to everyone in a proud way and this doesn't happen everywhere around the world. >> it's the american dream. >> it's the american dream. >> it's impressive. >> i wish i could come up with a billion dollar idea. >> don't we all. earlier we were talking bought tenth anniversary of the invention of the iphone. let me go back to that moment where we messed around with it here on the show. >> phone call coming in. i don't know. look at this. hello. >> hello. >> i told you never to call me here. >> no, it's
>> you have to answer it. >> i am answering it. the thing doesn't work for me. >> you're blowing the whole schtick. >> look at the photo. >> you know what, meredith, what i'm hearing in my handset says you've been forwarded to automatic voicemail. >> talk about someone who has really embraced and learned how to use technology, there's miss vieira right there. >> hi there. >> how are you? >> i'm fine. i was sitting here on my deck in wellesley, massachusetts. look at this. >> wow. >> nice. >> the phone rings and it's you. >> so your day just got better. >> you're welcome. >> huh? >> so your day just got better. >> yeah, my day got a lot per. >> which iphone do you have now, mer? >> what do you mean? it's white. >> which number? >> which number? >> oh,
possibly a 6s or something. >> anyway, i'm sorry we woke you. >> you didn't wake me. i've been up for hours. >> do you still have that dog jasper. >> of course. jasper, come here, honey. i'm on the phone. >> jasper. >> that dog loves me. seriously. >> the dog has never liked you. >> okay. meredith. >> i bit one person, you. >> have a great vacation. >> guys, are you seriously on the air? >> yes. >> pathetic, just pathetic. >> good-bye, mer. love you. >> sweet. >> where are you going? >> guess who is over here. >> come on, i'm with a legend. >> royalty. >> julie andrews is in the house. we'll do anything to get
good morning. 8:26 this thursday june 29. let's start get accident a check on morning commute. hi, good morning. right now bay bridge looking quite good there. outbound and inbound no problem either. headed out probably want to go before 10 today or after 10 if you can. beltway looking booed. eastbound west montgomery between 270. crash reported there and westbound 56 have a crash there as well. >> thank you. we will get a check on your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
>> there are some people who love them some matt lauer. who loves matt lauer the most. >> let me go over and say hello. >> the most? >> "dance moms." >> these are dance moms. >> where are you from? welcome, nice to have you here. i love you guys, too. thank you. >> do you dance? >> tell us why you love matt lauer. >> the suit. >> the suit. >> i love the suit. >> thank you. >> i'd like to know why. >> al is wearing a suit as well. >> thank you. very nice. >> anyway, coming up -- >> that's right. we are so thrilled to have julie andrews here. she's doing to talk about everything from minions to mary poppins and everything in between. >> if you're headed to the beach or pool this holland weekend, we have the best book. >> someuc
drop ten today plan. talk about how the weight can stay off as you go to things over the summer like barbecues, amusement parks. by the way, such a strongs storm on saturday. very hot temperatures out west. sunny and dry through the plains. sunday humid in the northeast. showers down to the southeast. monday on the third, we're looking hot and dry weather continuing the western half of the country. showers in the mid plains and the southeast and atlantic states and on tuesday storms move east and north up into the mississippi and ohio river valleys. rockies are going betos tosiastn to the southwest on your 4th of july. that's w'
the country. here's your neck of the woods. good morning. 70 degrees now. plenty of sun. that south wind is going to make temperatures get up into the 90s. low 90s mostly for some of you. might notice the humidity creeping up a bit. 68 in leesburg now. 64 in frederick. dining out today, keep in mind it will be hot. a little more humid around lunchtime. mid 80s this afternoon. 90s dinner time. comfortably warm. mid 80s. tomorrow 93: storms part of saturday. sunday will be hot. don't forget. get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. hoda. >> despicab"despicable me 3" hi theaters tomorrow and legendary julie andrews returns as the mother. she shares a secret with her son that not even a spoon full of sugar will help. >> you never told me i
brother. you told me dad died of disappointment when i was born. >> yeah. that was the agreement. >> agreement? what are you talking about? >> shortly after you and your brother were born, your father and i divorced. we each took one son to raise on our own and promised never to see each other again. obvio obviously i got second pick. >> oh, my god. julie andrews, good morning. >> good morning. >> isn't she terrible? >> she's horrible. i don't picture you playing anything but a light, lovely, happy person. >> this is such fun. >> a little nasty, a little mean? >> she couldn't be more awful. >> she couldn't be. >> yes. >> in the very first film the little tiny orphans say, he looks like a girl, in the pictures i'm shown, yes, an ugly .
that accent. >> it's thanks to steve carell. i heard his first. i said, what do you want me to do? i don't think i can do this? why me, miss white bread english lady. he said try, just keep trying. >> it must be fun to do these movies. >> what do i have to lose. >> you must have a ball. your grandkids can see it. have they seen you in the first "despicable me"? >> yes. they haven't seen this one. >> what do they think of these movies in general when they watch? >> they love them. i'm as much a child as anybody. these minions i adore. they make me laugh so hard. it's their voices, i think. >> you've had -- we love this movie but you've had so many incredible roles in your lifetime. when you think about those roles, mary poppins, the sound of music, everything, h
great roles. >> as i say, i have a sign in my house that says, are we lucky or what? and i am. i just think -- i can't tell you why. i think it's just one foot in front of the other. great good fortune and wonderful mentors and doing the homework kind of led up to it. i happened to be in the right place at the right time when people were looking to fill the roles. it's amazing. >> you're so humble, by the way. that's the other thing about you. >> no. i know how lucky i am. i really do. >> for "mary poppins" you won an oscar, which is amazing. now there's a sequel coming out with emily blunt. >> yes. >> when you heard about the sequel, were you excited about this? what do you think? >> listen, hoda, it's 55 years since that "mary poppins" was made. this "mary poppins" is going to star emily
huge fan. it's a totally different story. disney had all the other "mary poppins" stories in his archives. why not use them up and make another one. >> emily said when she heard she got your stamp of approval she cried, it meant so much to her. have you guys communicated? >> i have met her. she's fun and real and very talented. >> i love you do different projects. you have something on netflix i saw for the first time and fell in love with it. tell us about the project. >> julie's greenroom? i love it. i'm a lady who runs a small regional theater that gives master classes in the arts, teaches young, young children. but my children happen to be puppets and looking like wonderful kids but they are puppets. i call them my greenies, because it's juli
i saw alec baldwin came through, singers like farrell. you think it's important for kids to be informed about the arts? >> i do. you can't bring the arts too soon to kids. the arts are the first thing in schools that are cut in terms of funding. >> sure. >> everybody struggles. it's worse than it ever was now. >> julie, you're so beloved. you had a cup of coffee and you said to me, can i give you a sip? you're such a sweet person. >> like to be the only one here. if you want some. >> thank you so much. appreciate you joining us. >> i can't wait to see this. i've done my bit but i haven't seen the whole thing. >> you're going to be back in the next hour to talk some more. "despicable me 3" from our sister company universal opens tomorrow. coming up, treats to bring to your urth of july fo
all right. welcome back, the fourth of july weekend almost here. that means beaches, barbecues and books. here with their favorite beach reads, buzzfeed books editor isaac fitzgerald, "new york times" best selling authors emma and brad. guys, good morning. we've got teachers back here as well. three categories, fiction, nonfiction and dealers choice at the end. isaac, why don't you start and talk about fiction. >> my man, gabe habash. a wrestler driven to cincinnainy his obsession. >> do i have to love sports? >> no, a human with drive, this is for you. >> fiction territory.
my favorite novelists, the most gripping. it's the kind of book that will make you stay up late. it's two families on a cruise. things go wrong. >> things disappear. that's all we can say. >> i've got john grisham's new book, he's known for courtroom dramas, this is a caper book. criminals make a serious mistake at the first moment of the crime and sets off a great chain of events. really fun book. >> we love john grisham here. >> nonfiction. >> hunger, rockies ann g-- roxa gay. >> you love her. >> it's a powerful story told through her body. her life through the lens of her body. anyone who has a body should read this book. >> count me in. how about you, emma. >> the bright
posthumously. her memoir of dying of cancer really. it's so beautifully written. she really makes you want to live every single day and to hug your kids and to write about your experience. >> meaning in your life when life is limited. a great choice. >> my choice is "world changer" by karen vaughn. this the perfect patriotic read on fourth of july. her son died in a tragedy in the navy s.e.a.l. community. great kids who want to make a difference in the world. parents and people who care about the future of the planet and the country should read this book. >> the next category what we've said is forget fiction, nonfiction. just give us an author's choice. what did you come up with isaac. >> sour heart. this is first out by lena dunham, a short collection about emgrants, son of immigrants, children, compelling writing about what it means to be a teenager. brilliant, dark,
filled with love, jenny zhang. >> how dark? >> dark you feel compelled as a human but not so dark you feel compelled to put it down. >> emma. >> a debut novel "what we lose." my husband and i opened a booksto bookstore, this is why. we want new writers, put it in their hands. short vignettes, about being a daughter, mother, such an exciting debut. >> isaac, say the word shameless for me. >> shameless. >> what did you pick? >> matt, this is my favorite book of the summer. i love this author. it's by brad thor. >> "use of force". >> last year. >> give
>> id'd, alarm bells go off with cia, worried about big attack over the summer. they have been looking for this guy for years. when he pops up they realize things are doing to be worse than imagined. my new thriller, "use of force." >> it's my job to know what's going on out there and people are talking about this book. i'm seeing it everywhere. >> you may have snuck it in there. i love the fact you're a bookstore owner. i really do. thanks, guys. have a great summer. nice job. can you find the full list including bonus pick electric each of these people exclusively at "today" show's app. up next joy sharing drop 10 today success stories.
the past few weeks we've been helping you get summer ready with drop 10 today channel. >> dr. oz and nutritionist joy bauer shared perfect way to lose weight. here are success stories. >> i started on the plan april 26, i lost seven pounds. >> i've lost 28 pounds since being on drop 10 today plan. >> my name is adririenne and i lost 13 pounds with drop 10 today. >> what i love about this plan, i'm not hungry. >> my favorite tip would be drinking water before every meal and 15 healthy snacks. >> my tip would be to keep it fresh and fun. you'll find you can lose, eat good fun and have fun at the same time. it is possible. >> my number one drop 10 today tip is stick with that a
water, the key to success. >> i love those women, so in spirg. we have more than 5,000 people formally following along, so those are just a few stories. >> so it works. now we're really getting into summer. there's some places where we go where we get tempted and you've got some tips. >> that's right. we're going to first start at the amusement park. the whole idea here is you don't have to give up all of the fun and experience in order to stick with the diet plan. i think you're going to be surprised because you're not going to see one carrot stick or celery stick throughout this entire segment. >> thank god. you have choices when you go to amusement park. these are a couple, funnel cake, cotton candy. >> instead of funnel cake, this is like great big mound of refined dough in a vat of oil, 760 calories. >> sign me up. >> lose the funnel cake. but choose the cotton candy. it's only 175 calories. that's pretty good deal. >> to be fair, that is not the typical cesc
amusement park, maybe cut it in half. >> no, you know something, 175 is for the typical size. if you can cut it in half, even better, matt. i love that tip. >> a milkshake? >> minstead of a milkshake at 80 calories go for a slushie at 200 cal came rice. a refreshing beverage. instead of snow cone, go for ice pop. no matter how big it's going to be 80 calories. this one is 40. >> great ideas. now we go to a ball game. that's where i really fall down at a ball game. >> two tips for the ball game. you know what to do with that seventh inning, stretch, walk around the ballpark and get exercise. also for beer drinkers, stick with light beer. you want to alternate each beer with a water, so this way you feel less pilatbloated and more
>> peanuts. >> peanuts and popcorn, more than 2,000 calories. this is so much oil. you want to go for the elephant peanuts. 28 is only about 160, so you could have two or three times the portion -- >> i love peanuts like that. >> it takes work to get them out. >> heart healthy protein. >> what about the soft pretzel. >> it's so delicious but so much carb. 630 calories. this is a little melty soft serve cone, 190 calories. >> i don't know what i think is more caloric in these two but help us out. >> when you get the fries with the cheese sauce, it's about 1300 calories. a lot of people get this. instead go for chicken fingers. even though it's still battered and fried, you're going to be taking in a lot of filling protein and it's about half the calories, 700 calories.
>> hoda, so not good. >> tortilla chips. >> barbecue, baby. >> backyard barbecue. >> so good. is that a t-bone. >> you want to give up the porter house and prime rib, all the fatty meats and wings. on average at 8 ounces, this will cost you -- these are oversized portions. this will cost you about 800 calories. this one, on the other hand, only about 300 for lean london broil or sirloin or thighs or breast from the chicken. >> that looks good. >> it does look good. >> it doesn't matter, you can do a thigh and that's fine. >> thighs and drum sticks, breasts are good, too. >> okay. >> so this is half a rack of fatty pork ribs, 550 calories. instead, get a burger, regular burger, pile on lettuce and tomato, use the bottom bun, ditch top bun, that's only 360 calories. >> cole slaw or corn. >> definitely corn.
calories per cup. that corn on the cob with pat of butter, and you can put a little bit of lime on, just 130 calories. >> people put lime on their c n corn? >> i do. i love it. >> good ideas. not a celery stick in there. >> the only lettuce was just right over there. >> i like it. for even more tips sign up for one small thing newsletter by texting the letters ost to 66866. it will be on the website. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
we're back on a gorgeous day. we're going to celebrate. >> you betcha. always ready for that. bring on smucker's jobs and say happy birthday to minnie, 100 years old. she worked for u.s. army signal corps during world war ii. that's fantastic. thank you so much for your service, minnie. and enriqueta, 100 years. her secret to longevity, drinking a beer every day. i'll drink to that. carmel, new york, served his country in world war ii, we absolute you as well.
longevity, a cocktail every day during happy hour. i see a trend developing here. r.b., 100, loves watching braves and collecting baseball caps. a happy birthday to irving, former pilot, work as master machinist for 30 years. don't forget somebody celebrated milestone birthday, tell 8:56 is your time on this thursday, june 29, 2017. good morning to you. we want to check on your commute right now with melissa and first four traffic. right now beltway overall not looking bad this morning. as we zoom in here for just a minute, northbound gw 123 debris there in the left lane. back up to montgomer
good morning. it's going to be a little hotter today. 91 for a high. humidity will be creeping up, not just today, but tomorrow and the weekend beach forecast looks good. mid 80s across the board. best chance of storms comes late in the day saturday. here's your ten-day forecast if you're inland temperatures in the 90s 4th of july. not looking bad. >> thank you. get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app.
this morning, legendary actress julie andrews, dishing on her "despicable me" role. all-star cast of baby driver. we'll kick into high gear with summer shape up secrets coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to thursday morning, june 29th, 2017. you are listening to something people said about me, talk to much. >> since like birth. >> i got in trouble in third grade because i talked to much. >> i think we all
talked a little -- >> mrs. shimer was my first grade teacher. mrs. hamburger. yes, ps 272. she said, albert would be so much more if he didn't talk so much and if he didn't want to be the center of attention. >> but now look at him. >> i love being the center of attention. >> i remember the first time my mom, she didn't hit me hard but popped my hand while she was driving. she was like, sheinelle, would you stop talking. i'd go, doo, dao, dao, i'm not talking. >> remember when we were driving and you'd go, are we there yet? are we there yet? >> memories. >> throw back to last night. >> that's what throw-back thursdays are for. >> debra and layel leila were o just the boys,
grilling, striped sea bass, zucchini. >> whenever i look, i follow you on instagram. who doesn't follow al on instagram, it's a good follow. whenever i look at your instagram meals i become unbelievable jealous. al roker, invite me over. >> i made a rookie mistake, i forgot to score the skin of the fish. if you put some cuts in it, then when you flip it over it doesn't curl up. >> yes. do you know how it's not a rookie mistake because you use the word score when cooking. >> neither one of us understood what you were talking about. >> on saturday we're taking nick to summer camp for a month. >> my gosh. >> he'll have his 15th birthday while at camp, so we're going to drive up and see him for his birthday. this is a throw-back from his fifth birthday, number five shirt. >> how cute is that nf there he was. >> goes by too
shoe. >> it's fun y, still looks like the same guy, just stretched out version. >> i looked at pictures of iphone and i found one from my early karaoke days, this day in history like circa 1982 or '84 or something like that. this was in philly. i'm far right. that was my neighbor and big sister. can you tell we used the backdrop of the shade at our stage. >> that's very cute. >> so cute. >> i was just going to say, you look exactly like your daughter or vice versa. >> clara looks exactly like you. >> so funny. >> you liked performing even at that age. >> i liked -- it was fun to me. there wasn't anybody watching. it was fun to just -- >> you're a performer. >> am i? but i don't need people. >> no. >> that's what it is. >> i do think when
person around. >> there a show going on in your head. >> #dropmic. >> i like this next photo, this is you. >> this is me at a baby, if we can get to it. >> what's your last name? >> bush. >> how old are you? >> two. >> what's your favorite color? >> blue. >> blue. >> what's your name? >> the funniest part, what's your first name. they called me benny as a little girl. somebody came up to my parents and said, what cute boys. my parents were the type that played along with everything. they were like, they are cute. >> what's their names. >> this is benny and beauregard. >> you notice i say benny. >> last name. >> boji. >> that didn't sound like bush. >> it was like my name was
bush but i didn't want either of the names right. >> what's your last name? >> boji. >> how old are you? >> two. >> you had a cold, too. >> evidently my mom couldn't wipe my nose. i probably wouldn't have chosen this one if i had seen it closer. >> that's adorable. >> also, why did we all have bowl cuts. >> not all of us. >> just me? >> it was a look. >> it was an '80s looked. my mom is shocked by how long mila's hair gets. >> she doesn't want to cut it? >> no. >> it's so cute. it almost looked like it was on film. >> it is. >> you can hear the camera. >> my dad's voice sounds like he was sucking helium. >> they used film. >> super 8 movie film. >> cartridge. >> y'all didn't use film? >> no. i don't think so. >> i mean, i don't know. i'm not an expert. >> camcorders were in at that point but they were big
bulky. this had just came out. >> this was a little thing. >> i kind of like that look, don't you? makes it artsy. >> vintage. >> exactly. speaking of vintage, one of our producers, gaffe p, looks kind of vintage? >> he does. >> he definitely looks like he was at woodstock. >> we take shots of gavin and our producers, if allie is up we get that, too. >> with adam. >> somebody on twitter is now taking off after our man gavin. we're allowed to make fun of gavin but not folks at home. so there's this, quote, actor named mike biddle. >> looks like an actor. >> says get this man a razor, not a fan of neck or facial #puppy. >> theyal
>> the cutest puppy in the world. >> there you go. >> first of all, i don't like the idea mr. biddle is out there beard shaming. >> trolling. >> we like you as you are, gavin. >> thank you. >> i love you as you are. i will say from the moment i met you, i thought you were a throw-back from a different generation. >> different era. >> we went to vegas together. >> that's random. >> he went to vegas with the 10:00 and we did this hangover skit. gavin was totally up for it. he was the part of the boy who woke up with a pizza box over his head, where am i? i was like, this guy -- >> no shirt. i had to have no shirt for that. >> you weren't wearing a shirt? but i thought he was -- >> see, we can do it, just not you, biddle. >> here is the thing. we decided to set up a poll and we want your feedback at home. should gavin shave his facial hair?
#shavetoday or #noshavetoday. >> i hate to promote this guy, biddle, he's got this hair product and he's got this faux serious i'm an actor. >> tweet about you. >> leave us alone. >> i will say this. >> we love your oscar winning performance as -- oh, i'm sorry. >> here is the question. trolls are going to troll, al. >> trolls be trolling. >> let's leave those trolls alone. >> my thing is you call out the trolls. you do not -- >> i don't think that's a good idea. >> don't engage. >> i like to shut them down. >> sometimes it doesn't shut them down. smlts sometimes it starts them up. >> gives me anxiety. >> we want to know, should he shave? >> i don't think so. >> only thing, maybe under just to clean it up just under there, but i like facial hair. >>
>> i think you should trim it. >> i have an idea for a summer cut. >> you be you, gavin. do you. >> what do you want to do, gavin? do you want a trimy trim? >> no matter what i found, even when i shave i look like a bearded guy. i just am a bearded guy. it doesn't matter. >> the most important opinion, what does your wife think about it? >> shave. shave and definitely a haircut. she says i look like a clown. >> by the way, our hair stylist, his name is elliot. do you know he's a hair stylist to the stars? >> i did not know that. >> he does questlove's hair. >> there you go. >> that's a huge beard. >> i love questlove, but i guess it's work getting that together. >> that means gavin, he's going to clean it up. >> are you ready to go, gav? >> start tweeting. >> the sides of your
>> like a sheep, i sheer it and it grows back. i don't style it. >> one of the fellow producers says let's wrap this. >> #shave, let's see what happens. here is a good question. after you're married, are you able to stay friends with somebody you have a crush on. we ask this, because this is that star milo vicinity milmilo played an engaged couple. a throw-back photo, in a movie they stayed close friends even as alisa went on to get married. can you be friends with opposite sex? >> i say yes. >> for the most part. >> for the time -- >> we
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♪ . back now, more of today's take, should gavin change facial hair? 67% say yes. >> a nice towel. >> nice. >> that moistens and makes your beard easier to shape. >> one of my least favorite words is moistens. >> i've got to tell you, for guys, one of the greatest luxuries you can do is get a hot shave. straight razor shave from a barber who knows what he's doing is the greatest thing going. it's like a facial. >> do you get one once a week butve
>> for a special occasion. >> i get my head shaved. >> you don't do it your self? >> no. sometimes i do. >> can i feel it. >> please. >> didn't say rub it, said feel it. >> i've always wanted to rub al's hair for good luck. >> want to touch it. >> that's okay. >> she doesn't like germs. >> no, i'm fine. >> it's actually not what i thought. >> what did you think? >> what did you think? >> like a hairless cat. >> you know what it is? it's like -- this is going to be the wrong word, kind of sticky. >> i didn't think so. i thought it was soft. >> no, right there. see. >> i think he has some gel there. >> you put your hand there, you've got to pull it. >> no, you do not. >> i have makeup oppose up there. >> on your head? >> yes. otherwise it shines. it's all shiny. >> i feel like we
important things. >> what were we going to talk about? where are we? >> oh, man. is it too late good morning, everybody. a nice stretch of hot weather. hope you like it hot. today will be up to 91 degrees. tomorrow as you can see here in your tomorrow forecast, sun up 5:47. in the 70s tomorrow morning and about 93 degrees tomorrow afternoon. slight chance for showers primarily west of the blue ridge on friday. meanwhile the extended forecast is going to stay on the hot side. all the way to the 4th of july holiday. optimistic the fireworks will go off without a hitch. all right. let's take a look at gavin. >> he's being shaved. >> all right. getting ready. >> up next, a summer shape-up change challenge. three viewers on
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to lose weight, diet, exercise or both. three amazing viewers put that question to the test. >> lisa, a busy mom of three who tried out joy's idot plan. a new mom schar leap who tried both plans. a dad and cop who tried out obi's exercise plan. it's been a month since we last seen them. >> hi, guys. how are you guys? lisa, let's start with you. your starting weight was 185 pounds. your current weight is 167. i'm not great at math but that means you've lost a total of 18 pounds. >> how much did you lose from a month ago? >> i think almost about 8 to 10 pounds. >> in a month. >> yeah. so it's been great. >> that is incredible. >> what's been the hardest part? >> the hardest part for me, through this journey and even before was
i would try to get myself focused or run to the pantry, refrigerator, and see if there's any cookies or chips there. i had to refocus and maybe take a walk or exercise on my nordic track bike, which is great. it's been really great for helping me with that part of it. and just refocusing. basically, i would look at something, if i had a stressful time, that problem is always going to be there. it's not going to make you better by eating something that's not good for me. >> obi, what's some of the ways to relieve that stress. >> there's a great stretch called side and pec stretch. you put your hands behind the back of your neck and go to the side. this will open up your lungs and stretch your side and chest. >> and makes your muscles look much bigger. >> geez, obi, i didn't realize what was under that.
>> just make us all feel like -- >> whoa. >> stretch to the side, make sure you're breathing. >> your story, weighed 227, current weight 259. you've lost 18 pounds. >> 18 pounds. >> yes. yes. >> what's the biggest challenge? >> my daughter's plate, gold fish, shts she leans into her plate and sometimes they hop into my mouth. >> that's the hardest. >> what do you do, joy? >> biggest thing is preplan, have things in the frig you can nibble on, unlimited food. first cherry tomatoes, so fabulous now, juicy, sweet. a full cup less than 30 calories. this you can eat until the cows come home. >> i love these. >> frozen grapes. >> they are fabulous, like little slushies, almost like
italian ice. >> reuben, quickly, have you done fantastic. >> starting weight 283, current weight 266. you've lost 17 pounds. that's you a make. >> thanks. >> what's it been like for you? >> it was hard. i had a death in the family. my son reminded me about the show, when are you going to go back. i had to make sure i stuck to it. >> it is hard to do when you're grieving. >> that's tough. guys, thank you so much. we're going to continue to follow you. you've done fantastic. by the way, joy, i've got a tip for all of our viewers. my daughter leila found these. they are caldecole called cotto grapes. >> where can you buy them? >> i found them at fairway, a local market. >> local market -- >> cotton candy grapes, they are insane. >> coming up, obi and joy
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we are so excited today to have hollywood royalty with us oscar emmy golden globes grammy winner julie andrews. >> of course we all know she made her big screen debut with just a spoon full of sugar and classic "mary poppins," brought music back to the von trapp family as maria, more recently part of the franchise "the princess diaries." these days she's turned down right despicable in "despicable me 3" playing drew's mom. take a look. >> these are my diving instructors. vincen vincenzo, paolo.
ciao, boys. what do you want? >> mom, do i have a twin brother? how did you find out? who told you. >> what? it's true. you never told me i had a twin brother, and you told my dad died of disappointment when i was born. >> best part you barked. >> do i have a brother? >> it's funny, because you're very sassy, you've got attitude in this role. >> you know what, anything goes in this role. it's the pleasure of it. it's the worst lady you could possibly play and it's great fun. >> is such the opposite of julie andrews. >> what have i got to lose, al. i said, i can't do that, why are you coming to me? they said, please just come and try. it became such fun. now it's mine. >> you have ten grandchildren.
want to take them to? >> yes. >> what's your grandmother name? >> granny jules. >> look at granny jules gone bad. >> i don't have to say a thing. they know. they know. >> when you do this you're not -- >> one of pleasures of these movies, you don't have to get into makeup, don't have to do your hair, just put a cap on. just go in front of the mic and try and try and try whatever the director would like you to say and try. >> you've been so busy lately. there's so much hype over the sequel with emily blunt? >> are you going to be in it? >> no, it's totally her movie and totally different. it's not a recreation of the original by any means. disney had a whole mass
other stories. >> it's not the same. >> people think it's a remake? >> no. it is about the same character and other aspects of what she did in her life. >> i think that's good. don't you? >> yes. >> i love emily blunt. i'm a great fan. she's great. >> let's talk about arts in schools. i have two little girls. avis teacher. i so believe in it. how important is it to you? >> oh, my gosh. the trouble is these days, the arts in schools are the first things that go, gone. if there's a cut to be made, it goes with the arts. the arts are out. it's heartbreaking because i can't imagine a world without the arts. can you? >> no. >> it's so proved -- it's been proved beyond a shadow of a doubt they make you a more responsible human being as you grow up. more able to be smart, do your math, all of those things, if you're involved in the arts. >> speaking of thgs
favorite things, you're associated with that phrase but we know roses and rose gardens are some of your favorite things. >> yes, they are. >> what is it about roses you love so much? >> there's a kind of quiet pleasure in pruning them. i have some very beautiful. >> how beautiful. how did you do that? >> wait, there's more. >> there is more. >> because you're our favorite thing. >> you could not have made me more happy. >> in your dressing room. >> are you kidding? >> do you like them? >> they are beautiful. >> al got them for you. >> i grew them. >> not g-r-e-w but g-r-u. >> thank you so much. i have some lovely roses because i live by the sea. they have to survive the sea air, and they do. they are especially great for that. >> can i quickly -- princess diaries 3, any possibility?
about it. >> would you want to? >> it's a yes if they ask me. wait, wait, wait, only if it happens, of course. >> let's make it happen. >> julie andrews you bring me such joy. >> anne hathaway. >> our sister company universal "despicable me 3" in theaters tomorrow. finally get that scale moving in the right direction with food and fitness tips right after this. >> thank you.
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we are back with experts leading summer challenge joy bauer and celebrity trainer obi obadike. other three with us on the challenge. >> a diet reboot. exercises and pantry staples to help you get back on track. okay, obi. not to put you on the spot again but we're going to start with you. >> on the spot. >> i like to put you on the spot. we're going to start with exercises all of us can do at home and should be doing. >> exactly. first exercise move is cardio boot camp move that will help you raise your heart rate, burn calories. it's called vertical jump. a lot of people have bad knees. we're not asking you to jump out the gym. it's just a small hop. squat down and just like
>> when doing vertical jumps, you wan to make sure you get low center of gravity and explode. >> you really want to make it hard you do horizontal jump. >> exactly. horizontal move. going to work glutes, hamstrings and also help burn calories. it's cardio. if you do it maybe 10, 15 seconds, three to four sets. you'll really feel it if you do it several times. next exercise is called quick feet. it's almost like you're jumping on egg shells, moving your feet just like this. real quick. done this before. just like this. you do it for about 10 to 15 seconds three to four sets and you'll feel it. these are moves you can do in your living room. cool moves. not too much pressure on knees and hips and joins. >> is that all you've got for us. >> those are the two moves. >> that's enough. >> there could be something with the abs involved. >> wo
>> all right. joy. >> i'm going to show you five staple items that everybody should have in the kitchen because they are super versatile and help keep you on track. lean ground turkey. you can do so many things with this. turkey burger, turkey tack osama. >> looks like meat ramen. >> i love your turkey tacos. >> turkey chili. >> legumes. >> black beans. >> no, you're exactly right. so a can of black beans. again, you can do so many things with it, toss it in a salad, stir fry. >> refry it but not actual fry it. >> with a little on the skillet. you could do that. eggs, of course, whether omelettes in the morning. i make fridttata
isn't home i make eggs for dinner. >> frozen vegetables. they are just as healthy as fresh. >> say that again. we don't know that. they are just as nutritious. >> think about it. they pick them, they flash freeze them and lock in all the vitamins and minerals. the nice part about frozen is there's no waste. you can use it at your leisure, they don't go bad in the refrigerator. fruit. the idea is make sure the fruits you like are in the house. nothing like a totable banana, 100 calories. it can travel, put it in your purse. we talked about frozen grapes. i like organic pitted cherries, eat them out of the freezer. >> they aren't like italian ice but they are good. let's find out what you're
looking at as far as july 4th weekend. storms in the north ooers. western third of the country hot and sunny. move into sunday. warm and humid in the northeast. wet weather to the southeast. on the third for monday, sunshine in the mid atlantic states. hot and dry out west. finally on firecracker fourth, the heat continues with the rockies out into the southwest. storms start to move east through the ohio. will have a decedent amount of sunshine and clear skies for your 4th of july coming up right there on tuesday. right there. on tuesday. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the mid to low 70s right now. eating outside today, going to get hot around 90 degrees. lunchtime in the mid 80s. might notice the humidity going up a little bit by
this afternoon 91 for high temperature. going up southwest wednesday and it will stay like that across the weekend. beach forecast is looking good. mid 80s. best chance of storms comes late saturday. sunday looks good and 4th of july looking dry. >> that's your latest weather. you want us planking? >> plank, great exercise. >> for abs. >> push-up position. >> coming up next, car chases set to music. going to be fantastic. >> hold it. >> all about baby driver. sheinelle catches us up coming up with jamie foxx, jon hamm and the all-star cast coming up next. ♪ ♪
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music. ansel elgort stars as baby, the fresh faced getaway driver who has to queue up the perfect song before hitting the accelerator. >> i've got to find a song. >> okay, go. >> his passengers, an unhinged band of thieves led by kevin spacey's doc. >> that's my baby. >> jon hamm and eiza gonzalez with jamie foxx rounding out the gang as bats, king of crazy. >> position taken. >> baby wants to leave his criminal life behind. but ditching the crew isn't easy. >> it's like a real group of people. you believe them because they are such insane characters. baby wants to be quiet and not get into any trouble. at the end of the day you realize he just wants to run away with debra. >> his girlfriend played by lily
chase and fight scenes choreographed by the rhythm of the beat, edgar wright. >> i'd listen to songs and it would give me ideas. >> two decades to make, longer than ansel has been alive. >> i waited for him to grow up, 22 years. >> can we talk about driving scenes and how this works. >> full sequences where four of us are in a car that's going the wrong way on a busy active street. sometimes ansel is driving, sometimes the stunt driver was driving and sometimes on a rig that makes it look like we're driving. either way we're going 50, 60 miles an hour going sideways in certain cases on an active freeway. >> really? i wondered about that, behind the scenes. you really did that in traffic? >> yes. we made a lot of people miss church that
>> what? >> taking every -- >> watch it. >> were you afraid when you were doing those things? >> i'm a man. i am a damn man. no, to be honest with you, i'm going to tell you the trickiest thing, which was great, is when the truck goes underneath the diesel. that's practical. that's real. >> what was it like on the set for you guys. >> i couldn't stop laughing. >> it's fun. >> jon hamm, jamie, kevin, these dudes are so funny. it was like, i'm finally working with these oscar winning actors, emmy winning akers, and i can't stopping at serious scenes. i'm never going to make it as an actor. >> there were moments we'd spend a lot of hours in the subaru. a lot of things kbo down for that amount of hours. >> these guys are lik
incredible. there is a thing you get, i call it eating popcorn, when an actor is so great at doing his lines, you're just like -- >> with fast cars and hot music tracks, "baby driver" takes us full throttle on an adrenaline filled ride. >> great. >> so good. not unlike anything else we've seen so far. "baby driver" is in theaters now. back in a moment. >> is that your new movie? >> check in on
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91 for high temperature. little more humid i think you'll notice that with breezy southwest wind. into your friday looking at another hot and humid one. isolated shower possible. better rain chance later in the day saturday. highs across. humid and isolated shower. sunday and monday look good. will be hot and humid all of next week peopfeeling like summ coming up we'll have a look at what you can expect on the roads as many of you get ready for the july 4th holiday. we'll see you at 11.
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. well, hello to you. it's thirsty thursday, june 29, 2017. kath's taking a few days off, but look who is here. >> ah! >> a smokin' hot celebrity on the hottest show, i think, of the season. definitely on nbc, but all around. this is justin hartley you guy, from the show "this is us." hi! >> hi. how are you? >> look at you. >> look at you! good to see you. i had to dress up for you. >> i am like, wow. ay