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good morning. it's on. two of the most powerful and controversial men in the world, president trump and russian president vladimir putin, meeting one-on-one for the very first time, just hours from now. so much to discuss. but will russia's meddling in the u.s. election be in the aga agen agenda? outside, protesters clash with police. we're live in hamburg. more trouble in the skies. a frightening scene playing out on a delta flight. a first-class passenger accused of assaulting a flight attendant. the plane forced to turnaround as other passengers struggle to
qvc buys the home shopping network for $2 million. will these giants combined stop amazon's quest to corner to market. and drama at wimbledon. blowing shade at the tour de france. and savannah marks five years on "today", as we celebrate her savannahversary. today, friday, july 7th, 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 friday morning. a lot to talk about. first of all, happy anniversary. >> thank you very much. >> we'll get to that in a little while. the story that everyone wants to talk about today is the high-stakes, highly-anticipated meeting between president trump
today's meeting comes after the president acknowledged just 24 hours ago, that the kremlin meddled in the 2016 u.s. election. but then adding, nobody really knows for sure. we got it all covered beginning with peter alexander in hamburg. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah, good morning to you. presidents trump and putin have seen each other, greeting each other with a handshake a short time ago. but the substantive meeting, that's still to come. the president this morning, tweeting that he's looking forward to it. saying there is much to discuss. president trump greeting german host angela merkel, braising her as leaders met in hamburg. but stealing the show, president trump's and putin's closed-door session. the spy master o
an official familiar with the meeting telling nbc news, there will likely only be six people in the room. the presidents, secretary of state rex tillerson, his russian counterpart and a pair of translaters. tillerson describing the u.s./russia relationship attal all time throw. an investigation into russian interference in the election. and the president refusing to admit russia's role. >> i think it was russia. but i think it was probably people and/or runs and i see nothing wrong with that statement. nobody really knows. nobody really knows for sure. >> reporter: a growing number of democrats are pressing the president to confront putin about moscow's meddling, sending this letter. on the agenda, possible areas of cooperation, like fighting isis. and more fraught pressure
and north korea. just days after dismissing beijing's willingness to help, here, more optimistic as he's never giving up on china's president. anti-capitalist protesters clashing with police in riot gear. smoke bombs and water canons, dispersing the crowd. also on-tap, a meeting with mexico's president, their first meeting since the election. those thorny issues certain to be a topic of conversation between the two men today. back in hamburg, you can hear police helicopters overhead. we heard flash-bangs, more than a dozen of them. more protests, after
officers were injured yesterday. sporadic outbreaks around town. we've seen blaockades. we're hearing from a spokesperson for the first lady that she is unable to leave the residence where they are staying at because of the protests. she was supposed to attend a boat trip and go to a climate center. that's now off. the first lady tweeting moments ago, thinking of those hurt in the hamburg protests. hope everyone stays safe. police are bracing for more. 100,000 protesters expected over the next couple days. >> peter alexander in hamburg for us. the president made no secret of his hopes to improve relations with moscow. but for past presidents, that's not been so easy. former president obama's attempt at a reset, largely collapsed. what makes the russian leader so difficult
richard engel is in germany with that part of the story. richard, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. president trump will have to work hard to avoid falling into any traps. president putin is expected to come into this meeting well-prepared and to try to stage manager it so he looks like the stronger leader. in style and demeanor, presidents trump and putin couldn't be more different. while trump wearing his emotions on his twitter feed, butputin h the ultimate poker face. and russians who try to stand up to putin say trump is being played. >> he's playing into putin's hands. >> reporter: gary cakasparov sa putin is no strategist. but understands power. >> he's a dictator.
dictators don't play chess. he's playing a poker player. he's a cardplayer. a gambler. >> reporter: a gambler who focuses on his opponents' weaknesses. he has gone out of his way to flatter trump. critics say putin's russia is mostly a mafia state and president trump should freet tr as one. this activist was poison eed twice. he blames the kremlin. do you think a closer relationship between president trump and putin puts activists like you in greater danger? >> the only thing we ask of colleagues and political leaders is that they don't help mr. putin. first of all, by ltreating him s a respected partner on the world stage. >> reporter: and putin, the lifetime intelligence agent, has never appeared to like
president trump, which is why so many wonder what he's up to. analysts say this meeting could be a win-win for vladimir putin. if nothing comes out of it, putin can say that trump is weak, that he's hamstrung by domestic politics. and if trump wants to make a deal on almost anything, putin can say the u.s. had to come to the kremlin for help. matt? savannah? back to you. >> richard engel, thank you. richard will have more on msnbc's on assignment atted: e9 eastern time. let me bring in jeremy bash and michael mcfaul who served as ambassador during the obama administration. is it essential, if president trump wants to say this meeting is a success, is it essential that he confront vladimir putin on meddling in the u.s. election? >> absolutely. he has to go in with a strong message and say, we know what you did last summer.
it was unwelcome and you have to cut it out. >> ambassador mcfaul, by his comments the last couple of months and even yesterday, he said, yes, i think it was russia, but nobody really knows for sure, hasn't president trump boxed himself in? hasn't he given vladimir putin the perfect response to any accusations? >> they've already reacted to those comments, in the kremlin. one of his spokesperson said, we agree with president trump, that it is not clear who did this. and maybe other countries were involved. that was a very inopportune moment to say that, precisely because i agree with jeremy, if he wants to win putin's respect, he has to be tough with him. he has to say, i know what you do. when i'm president, you're not going to do it again. >> ambassador, you've been in the room many times with meetings with putin. >> we were in with obama and putin. >> i wasn't in the room. you
what is it like? is he a poker player? a chess player? what is trump walking into? >> he's been doing this for 17 years. our president, this is his fourth meeting with an american president. he always comes prepared. he always does his homework. he has an agenda. he does his psychological work about his -- he's a kgb operative. he used to do this for a living. he's going to come in with a game plan. my suspicion is his game plan will be simple. donald -- maybe he won't say donald. but he'll say, president trump, you and i can do great things if we work together because we think the same thing. now, the fake news people, the deep state, heeds goi's going t those phrases. they're our enemy. you and i can unite to do something together. >> i want to go back to something you slipped in there. he said vladimir putin wil
president trump goes right at him and say i know you meddled. if he doesn't bring that up in a direct term, vladimir putin will sense weakness. >> think about the converse. had the americans or the chinese done this in russian elections, how do you think vladimir putin would react to that? he thinks he needs to push back. and make no mistake, putin knows what he did in our election. for trump to not bring it up, that's a sign of weakness. >> there's a lot of topics. syria, isis, north korea and the threat they pose. what would be a headline, jeremy, coming out of the meeting that would show there's a possibility of cooperation between our countries moving forward? >> there can be conversation about deconflicting the skies of syria. i think the president has to go in there saying don't continue to prop up the assad regime. we have counterterrorism operations
the we need you to stop in the middle east and ukraine and europe. >> we're looking at the live picture. this is angela merkel in the summit room. we saw vladimir putin, a few moments ago, president trump will be along, as well. according to white house aides, the president doesn't have a set a agenda. maybe he is not telling us. would it be smart to go in there and wing it? >> no. putin is not going to wing it. i'll give you a concrete example. i fully expect putin to explain all the bad things that president obama did. in the first meeting that president obama had with putin, he spent the first hour complaining and explaining about the mistakes. and he's going to want trump to react to that. president trump needs to know what his response is. when putin says the sanctions they put in place, they were illegal. president trump, you should lift them. he's got to have a response.
>> real quickly, jeremy. these two guys have something in common. a few things in common. one of the things they have in common, on occasion, they both play fast and loose with the truth. what happens if after this meeting, president trump comes out and says, i confronted him on the election meddling. and putin goes home and talks to his own people and his own press and says, never happened? >> there's no way to know what happens unless somebody takes detailed notes. we may never know. i think the president really missed a layup yesterday. he was asked by hallie jackson, yes or no, did the russians meddle? he could have put that one to bed and he did not. >> wish you could stick around longer. thank you very much. >> appreciate it. now, to a scary scene on a delta flight. this happened thursday night after taking off from seattle. a first class passenger allege think assaulted a flight attendant and forced the beijing-bound plane to turn around. miguel
for us. hi, miguel. good morning. >> reporter: initial reports that the passenger tried to storm the cockpit are untrue. this is a serious situation. one flight attendant and a passenger were injured when another passenger got out of hand in the air. tense moments thursday, after an unruly first class passenger forced a delta airlines flight headed to beijing, to return to seattle-tacoma airport. a man aboard delta flight 129 assaulted a flight attendant. several passengers then helped restrain the alleged attacker until the plane landed back in seattle. sources tell nbc news, plastic handcuffs or a device like zip ties, were used to restrain the passenger. with the incident creating frustration and rattling
overnight, reading in part, two were treated and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the subject was taken into custody by police. the seattle fbi says the 23-year-old man is from florida, and was removed from the aircraft shortly after 7:00 p.m. local time. law enforcement officials say the incident is not considered to be a national security threat. this morning, the fbi's investigation is ongoing. they hope to release more information later this afternoon, when the suspect has his first appearance in federal court. savannah and matt, back to you guys. >> miguel, thank you. a five-story apartment block collapsed near naples. rescuers are digging to find people that are trapped. images of the partially clamsed building rl
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likely this evening. keep that in mind if you are headed down to the nats game you could have noir delay. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, by the way, dylan, thank you very much. venus williams goes from the tennis court to a courtroom drama. the emergency protective order she just won. and the united states of opioids. why there may be a glimmer of hope for millions caught up in the drug epidemic. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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police activity outside the congress heights metro station. let's go to melissa mollet. the good news is things are clearing up there and you can take a look as far as the green line goes we are no longer single tracking through that area, do have some delays still remaining, though. beltway outer loop after old georgetown crash on the right shoulder, outer loop before rock hill pike crash on the left shoulder, slow outer loop basically over to 270. eastbound 50 after carlin springs road right lane getting by a crash there. >> we will get a check of your weekend forecast coming up next.
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we're back at 7:30. it's friday morning, the 7th of july, 2017. >> a busy friday morning. we're inside studio 1a. we'll look at headlines. president trump and russian president vladimir putin met for the first time just a short time ago at the g20 summit in germany, where protesters have been filling the streets. now, putin and trump will sit down for a one-on-one highly anticipated meeting a little later this morning. a frightening scene played out in a delta flight from seattle to beijing on thursday night. a first class passenger allegedly assaulted a flight attendant. other passengers worked to subdue him as the plane was turned around and two people
the running of the bulls festival in pamplona, spain. two americans were gored. thankfully those injuries were not considered serious. >> things i would never do. >> why, why, why. >> there were three people gored in total. and two were americans. we have to run faster, folks. we can do better. >> we can, indeed. or just go to the beach. we begin this half hour with venus williams and her latest battle that's happening far from the courts of wimbledon. the superstar has received a court order against the family of the fan who died after the two were involved in a car crash. t tammy leitner has the latest on this. >> reporter: in just a few moments, both sides will be in court. this motion prevents the attorneys from inspecting either of the cars involved in the crash. and we learned there
the accident. venus williams will battle it out on the court at wimbledon today. the same day her attorneys are battling in a court of law, over a fatal crash involving the tennis superstar. 78-year-old jerome barson eventually t lly died from his injuries. the key contention, black boxes in both vehicles. williams won an emergency protective order this week from having the cars further inspected until after the hearing. lawyers want to examine williams' suv. >> ms. williams' lawyers are attempting to stop us from getting the information. >> reporter: williams' attorney says he wants a judge to establish a protocol that will govern the inspection that will ensure extraction of critical information from both parties in a way that preserves the evidence. nbc news has learned
the accident but won't release it. the police report says williams was at fault for violating the right of way in the accident on june 9th in palm beach gardens. the barson family has filed a wrongful death suit against williams. in a statement, her attorney called the case an unfortunate accident. and williams posted a message on her facebook page saying, i'm devastated and heartbroken by this accident. my heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of jerome barson and i continue to keep them in my thoughts and prayers. right now, she's playing at wimbledon, getting emotional when asked about the accident at a press conference earlier this week. >> i'm completely speechless and it's just -- n >> reporter: now, williams is trying to focus on her game, while her lawyers take on her legal trouble. venus williams was not issue
accident. and police say she was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. back to you guys. >> all right, tammy leitner, thank you. i'm going to a story that may give hope to millions of americans to this nation's powerful prescription epidemic. >> a new report shows it's not too late to stop the ep demmepin its tracks. stephanie gosk has that. >> reporter: for so many opioid addicts in this country, the beginning starts with a prescription from a doctor. one of the ways to slow down the epidemic is to slow down the prescriptions. the cdc is making progress. but opioids are way over prescribed. and people don't realize how easy it is to get hooked. this morning, the cdc says the number of opioid prescriptions is still too high. >> enofo
the clock for three weeks. that's just too much. >> reporter: they have fallen 18% between 2010 and 2015 overall, in one in five u.s. counties, the numbers are actually up. mainly, low-income white communities with high unemployment. and higher rates of diabetes and arthritis. in an extreme case, oklahoma doctor described 1,800 pills in a single month. she is expected to plead not guilty to second-degree murder charges. more 33,000 people died of overdoses in 2015 alone. in the war against opioid abuse, some states have promising results. between 2010 and 2015, prescriptions decreased by 85% in ohio. 80% in florida and 82% in kentucky. >> things like a brokeneg
kidney stone, don't require opioids. >> reporter: this medical center started a program to replace opioids with alternatives. people are saying i'm in so much pain, i need something else. >> what people are discovering is that effective pain management, specifically the first couple of days after an injury, can be accomplished with different medications. >> reporter: a slow by ke but k change in the medical community that can save lives. >> it's a challenge to overcome challenges that they need opioid medicines to manage their pain. >> reporter: the cdc refers to doctors when to take opioids. it's never good to take the painkillers to take them for long term. and to give them for acute pain like surgery and late-stage cancer. >> i had a back injury
give me two pills. if you need more, you can go back. but this idea of getting a jar of pills is really scary. >> i talked to someone this morning who got a jar of pills last week from the doctor. and the doctor did not sit them down and say, you need to be careful with this stuff. and this, to me, is alarming. >> stephanie, thanks. >> thanks, steph. let's turn to dylan and get a check of the weather. we see stormy
still have a few light showers around but as we go through the day today you will notice a bit of a break around lunchtime and into the afternoon, then the shower chancesjñ doç return as go into the evening.op so around lunchtime z?85 degree chance of a- shower, but@ mostl dry. of a shower with temperatures close to 90 and then around dinnertime that's going to be the best chance for more rain moving in. the beach forecast is looking good saturday and sunday with temperatures staying in the 80s. by sunday the humidity is going to be a lot lower. >> and you can find your full forecast, 24/7 on the weather channel on cable.
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shopible video content a year. >> and i press. >> reporter: hocking everything from juices to jewelry. >> this is included because it is the birthday surprise. >> reporter: over the years, turning celebrities like suzanne sommers, joan rivers and lisa renna into saleswomen. >> they're the perfect pant. >> reporter: but changes in tv viewing and shopping have tested the model these networks created 30 years ago. >> put some happy on. >> this acquisition of hsn by qvc, is one step closer to this gigantic company trying to go up against amazon. >> reporter: a spokesperson for qvc saying it has a slightly different model. we go to amazon to get what we need. but qvc to get what we didn't know we wanted. it will rank behind amazon and walmart and ecommerce. more than 300 rai
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> good morning, everybody, it is 7:56 on this friday, july 7th, i'm erika gonzalez. we want to get right to melissa mollet. >> good morning. hearing about a new problem eastbound montrose road at montrose parkway, they have turned the camera to shooting down montrose, we are just not quite seeing that problem right now. inner and outer loop of the beltway bottom sections all fine, outer loop up top as you're approaching connecticut is still our slow spot right now and on metro still have delays on the green and yellow line. we will be seeing more rain this weekend? we will check your forecast coming up next.
good morning. cloudy skies to start your friday, a few light showers here and there, but as we go through the afternoon and evening that's when we will have our second round move in, but dry for the middle of the day, 89 for a high temperature today, it will stay humid. across your weekend not too bad, much better especially on sunday that's when the humidity will really drop and it's going to heat back up as we go into next week. erika. >> thanks, sheena. we will have another local news update in 25 minutes. for now it's back to "the today show" after this short break. now at havertys furniture, it's our star spangled sale. now through monday, save up to one-thousand dollars in bonus discounts to create your perfect home. plus, you'll get thirty-six month, no interest financing. hurry, this sale ends monday! with havertys, your home can be perfect. even when life isn't. i'm going to the movies with britney.
s on now at havertys. life looks good. it's 8:00 on "today." and coming up, the president and putin. donald trump and russia's leader meet for the first time at the g20 summit, where tensions are high as protests erupt for a second-straight day. we're live from germany. plus, buble's joy. after a battle with cancer, michael buble's son is on the monday. what the couple is saying about their son's recovery. and savannahversary. >> i can't. it's flown by. five years and everything's changed. for the better. >> it's a special day in studio 1a, as we celebrate five years of
today, friday, july 7th, 2017. >> hey, guys. we have an anniversary. guess what. someone is celebrating five years. who is celebrating five years? >> savannah. >> you love the "today" show? where are you from? >> arkansas. ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ >> savannah, you're not the only one celebrating anniversaries. >> 25 years. >> celebrating one year agent. >> 40 years with each other. >> happy -- >> savannahversary. >> you are welcome. >> look at you. >> welcome back to "today." we thank you for joining us on this drizzly friday morning. but it's a great friday morning on "today" because we are celebrating savannahversary. >> carrying around a big sign. >> i happened toe
>> so cute. >> that was fun. >> congratulations to all of us. you've been great for the show. let's begin with the news at 8:00. a big game in germany with the g20 summit under way. and president trump sitting down with russian president vladimir putin. let's get right to nbc's chief correspondent hallie jackson in hamburg. hall hallie, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, matt. good morning. already in germany, we have seen the first casual greeting between president trump and president putin. this handshake just the scene-setter to the more formal discussions later on today. and nbc news has learned in that meeting, set to last roughly half an hour, there will probably only be six people. an official familiar with the planning tells us the two presidents will be joined by the secretary of state, rex tillerson, sergey lavrov, and two translators. the group may not be big. but the significance, cta
already this morning, our first look at the first greeting between president trump and president putin. posted online by the german government. a handshake and pat on the back. the quick interaction before a more substantive one later today. a private meeting between the leaders. president trump tweeting today, i look forward to all my meetings today, with word leaders, including my meeting with vladimir putin. much to discuss. what will they discuss? most likely syria, the fight against isis, and the state of u.s.-russian relations, with back home, growing calls from congressional democrats for the president to confront putin about meddling in the 2016 election. the president and putin will be joined by secretary of state rex tillerson, foreign minister sergey lavrov and two translators. already today, the president's been welcomed to the g20 by german chancellor angela merkel, the summit's
trade of presidents and prime ministers, including putin and china's leader, too, who could be critical in trying to diffuse the threat from north korea. trump, now saying he hasn't lost hope that president xi can put pressure on pyongyang. >> never give up. >> reporter: the two are set to talk later in hamburg, with the president holding multiple meetings behind closed doors. as out in the streets, more protests again today. anti-capitalist demonstrators, facing off against riot police. hamburg police say more than 100 officers were hurt after yesterday's protests, with 29 people arrested. smoke from burning cars, visible. and those protests have already created some problems here at the g20. a spokesperson for first lady melania trump says she has been prevented from leaving the residence she's staying at here in hamburg because of the streets being blocked.
wouldn't clear her to head outside. matt? >> hallie jackson. thanks very much. hackers working for a foreign government have breached the commuter networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations, as well as manufacturing plants here in the united states. this is according to a report in "the new york times." it's not clear whether the sniper attacks were to steal industrial secrets or part of a plan to cause destruction. the department of homeland security says there's no indication at the moment of a threat to public safety. the origins of the hackers are still unknown. a frightening injury at wimbledon on thursday. when american tennis player, bethany maddoxson charged forward and collapsed when she tried to stop. her right knee appeared to give way. she began screaming for help. medical personnel rushed to her side. they tended to her for about 25 minutes and put her on a stretcher. she was taken to
hospital for further treatment. people who were in the stands were just gasping because it was so sudden and the screams were horrific. >> to hear her scream like that. absolutely. a lot more to get to this morning, including good news about michael buble's family health scare. and highlights of five years of the wonderful miss savannah guthrie on "today" as we celebrate her savannahversary. and perfect gifts to bring to any host or host teess partyl summer long. are cocktails the new ♪ are cocktails the new ♪ ♪
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of hoda kotb. >> this should be good. >> you know we talk about how parents behave badly at sporting events. you watch parents get out of control a little bit. they get out of hand. there's a place that's decided they should make the games completely quiet. in other words, on a saturday, you come to your kid's game, you cannot cheer and you cannot boo. they're doing that in south carolina. >> i'm going to boo that. >> that's a thumbs down. >> it's called silent september. they actually do this, tom says they do it at his games. and the reason they do this, the referees were not showing up for games because they were getting so badgered by the parents. >> there's got to be a better solution than that. >> can you imagine if your kid, playing to kick the goal. and mom and dad are like this. >> you have to cut beer sales off after the third inning. >> why not use a soccer bal
a socck sacker soccer game. everybody gets a trophy. let the kids play. >> i used to coach, youth basketball league. and i put a girl in a game because it was her turn. and parents were screaming they were so upset because she wasn't that good. and i thought, that's not cool. >> you bar bad parents from the games after one offense. >> don't penalize everyone. but don't stop people from cheering. >> our viewers agree with you. 75% say parents should not be banned from cheering and jeering. and 25% said keep it silent. >> calm it down. >> exactly. >> i can't wait for this. "pop start" is next. >> sleeveless dresses are allowed in the halls of "pop start." >> no jeering. some exciting news for
another cloudy morning here in washington, a little bit of light rain still dotting the landscape this morning. these light rain chances will continue between now and 10:00 or so this morning. then we will get back to sunshine for the afternoon. it will move temperatures from the low and mid 70s up into the mid and upper 80s later on
a warm afternoon and 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms late afternoon into the evening as well but dry for the weekend. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. you know what else is trending right now? savannahversary. >> no, it's not. >> it is. seriously. someone -- it really is. >> really? >> we norm aally just say that stuff. someone is working a milestone. miss savannah guthrie began co-anchoring five years ago. >> it's a tradition we celebrate with a look at some of your incredible work. let's take a peek. ♪ >> good morning to you. >> five. >> has it been five years already? >> five years. wowza. f
really? >> i can't. it's flown by. five years and everything's changed. for the better. >> welcome to "today." we are thrilled to have you. how does it feel? >> great. good morning. it's an honor to be here. >> i think savannah is one of the most well-rounded people/personalities on the program. when you meet her, you immediately feel like you've known her for a lifetime. >> there's a humility about her which is part of her charm. >> she's an awesome colleague. but more importantly to me, she's a great friend. >> she's one of those people that just fits. >> you can really get a sense of how talented an anchor she is when news breaks. >> breaking news out of boston. here's what we know right now in this rapidly-developing situation. >> her coverage during the boston bombing -
hours and hours she did. and it was flawless. >> at that moment that the story breaks, you just let her journalistic experience take hold. >> there are rivers of grief in this town. horror, as we learn more o about the unimaginable that went on in the home behind me. the search for survivors continues this morning. there is this feeling of re resilien resilience. it's hard to put into words how full of grief and sadness this community is. details coming in about a shooting that happened in alexandria, virginia. >> she gets out of the way and just gives the facts. >> do you feel any responsibility for your own role in that tone that we do see in washington? >> well, congratulations, you're four for four in managing to find a negative approach. >> how is the rest of your day going? you know, i pick her brain a lot when it comes to politics. >> another day
dabbling at war with isis? you said that you regretted not running for president. it's our responsibility to convey the information, convey it accurately. and without a lot of hype. >> in one minute, have a beer with the president and a second later, ask a tough question. criticism that i hear a lot, that you are sometimes slow to react. you're passive. >> savannah, you've repeated that comment three different ways. >> from start-to-finish in this campaign season, she was right there at the top of her game. >> it's primary day here in new hampshire. time to vote. it's caucus day. this has been our home all week long from the democratic national convention. not my typical vegas night. but what an exciting one in terms of our politics. hillary clinton has arrived for our town hall. are you having a problem connecting? how are you going to convince them you are their candidate? the voters have spoken. and thee
president of the united states. on election night, not only the weight of the night and the importance of it, i had 45 pounds of extra weight because i was almost nine months pregnant. >> charlie is probably the most politically astute baby ever born. ♪ >> if you were to go to savannah and say what's your favorite part of the job, she would say interviewing people. and she's fabulous at it. what did it feel like to fly? facebook will be here in another ten years? >> i hope so. >> in five short years, savannah has done some of the biggest interviews. ♪ >> if you are sitting across the table from savannah guthrie, puck buckle up. >> the behavior that got you into trouble, that's behind you. can you describe that moment? >> i shot him and i killed him. >> all of a sudden -- >> once
cut defense spending and now you want to increase it 16%. i wonder if you've mellowed out. there's been interviews that just reach out and grab your heart. >> i'm still in denial. i still expect kayla to come through the door. >> i looked at the defense attorney in disbelief and said, i was raped. >> i think you have to have that feeling, especially when you're holding someone's heart in your hands and they trust you. >> you are a survivor. with a capital "s." >> you have these pinch-me moments when you get to interview people that you've always wanted to talk to. ♪ >> hi. >> here's my intern. >> you can touch my cranium any time you want. >> yes. you feel this? >> there's people that savannah loves and she can't hide it. >> colin firth, i love you. >> we have a seat for you right here. i
friends. i love isshakira. and my lips don't lie. >> hello. is it me you're looking for? >> savannah. >> i love you so much. get out of my way. i met all of my junior high crushes. i mean, duran duran came. ♪ and i'm hungry like the wolf >> she was like a 15-year-old when they walked on to the stage. >> okay. i'm flustered. here we go. stand by. animation and music. ♪ >> all of a sudden, you peel back some layers and you see the other side of savannah. ♪ i see it go by >> savannah guthrie, what's up. no doubt. >> i'm kind of self-conscious. and this show has gotten that right out of me. hello. hello. hello.
>> as you were, gentlemen. >> everyone is in on the joke. and you better be, too. >> hey, i just met you. >> and this is crazy. >> and here's my number. >> lose it, won't you. ♪ come round and cook with me >> i believe that if forced to, savannah could cook a decent meal. i don't necessarily have to eat that. but i believe that. >> what is that? that's onions. what is this? >> this is fennel. >> oh. wait a minute. hold on. >> you got it. yeah. she sticks the landing. >> i have never eaten anything she's ever made and i never will. >> in five years, her life has changed completely. >> all of a sudden, she went from single girl on the move -- >> to married. >> i got married this weekend. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> to a mom. >> it's a girl. her name is vale guthrie-feldman. >> baby vale.
>> to mom of two. >> it's a boy. >> round of applause for charles feldman. >> there you go. >> charlie. >> she's a mom and she's a beautiful mom. >> this is my daughter vale, a huge miley fan. >> she's my new background singer. >> i walk into this building. i can't believe that it's me. and they call this work. no way. this is the vjoy of a lifetime. >> yes. >> laughter, tears, both at the same time. the thing that hoda said -- when you think about what's happened in your life, over the five years. married, two kids, t
you has been awesome. i feel completely overwhelmed with gratitude. what a joy it is to come here every day and get to do all that fun stuff. >> any announcements you want to make? >> i'm done. no. that's a wrap. >> get all those clips in. except one. there was one clip we didn't get in that piece that i thought was one of your favorite moments. >> i know. >> the mother of competitions. >> that was the morning that savannah almost didn't talk to any of us ever again. >> i was crying. and also, i almost bit my tongue off. >> but a good sport. you kept trying. you kept going. that is something i will always say about you. you keep going. and i also say this, as we raise milkshakes in your honor, you make it look too easy. >> you do. we love you. >> i love you guys so much. >> thank you.
>> thank you so much. it's beautiful. and thank you for making a fuss. you know i just love it. we're this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning, it's 8:26 now on this friday, july 7th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's start with a check on the roads. hey, melissa. >> good morning, aaron. taking a look right now northbound gw parkway the ramp to the inner loop do have some delays there, you have to stay left to get by that crash, you can see that slow down as you're headed outbound. beltway everything loops good with the exception of the top outer loop 95 over to george it old georgetown road is slow and east montrose parkway still have that crash in rockville. >> we will have a check on your forecast when we come. [001:26:52;00]
rain a l there could potentially be another delay at the nats game this evening, hopefully not as long as last night. for tomorrow the sunshine comes back and the humidity falls away. >> thank you, chuck. another update in 25 minutes. noo text "blades" to gillette on demand text to reorder blades... ...and get $3 off your first order with gillette on demand.
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it's pretty nice. >> even in these people next friday. go home first, and come back next friday, when pop star hailee steinfeld takes our stage. >> savannahversary is trending. not just online but on the pl a plaza. carson, will you walk with me. behind you, some teachers from oregon. they made your report card. journalism. a-plus. >> personality. >> a-plus. >> fashion. >> a-plus. >> mommy. >> a-plus-plus. >> all right, the arkansoregon teachers. >> we want to stress that she exceeded the common core standards. >> good one. there, you got it. >> thank you for my report card. i love it. >> very cool. >> that was sweet. coming up, it's summer party
savannah, you're rose all and it is a cloudy start to the day, even some showers still around, 76 degrees currently and if you look at the radar not too much but there are a few sprinkles heading into loudoun county and we will see a few more as we go through later this afternoon and evening. 89 for a high temperature. we will see those breaks of sunshine around lunchtime and into the afternoon, then that rain chance comes back. as we go through this evening beach forecast looking pretty good saturday and sunday, humidity will be dropping sunday. even if you are farther inland, but 90s return as we go into next week. s your latest forecast. savannah? >> all right, dylan. thank you. from backyard barbecues to beach weekends, this party season is well under way.
no matter where you're going, you never want empty-handed. elizabeth mayhew has creative gifts that any host or hostess will love. >> good morning. >> i feel like i'm in a rut with the hostess gift. a candle or a bottle of wine. >> these are different. and some are specific to the party you're going to. if you're going to a beach party, these cute beach spikes are fun to give. they're personalized. $16 each. and all they do is fit in the sand to keep your drink from spilling. >> they're cute and personalized. >> that's from white elephant designs.com. next, a little diy. this is supereasy. i went to world market. i bought this drink dispenser. and filled it with fruit and wine. >> i like to bake.
i baked you something today. you are the hostess of the mo >> okay. >> if you're going some place for dinner, i love to bring any favorite kitchen gadgets. feel these. they're so cool. they're $8. >> it's a sponge. >> but it never smells. it never gets disgusting. >> i like it. >> it's made from silicon. >> you made it look cute. otherwise, it might be a weird thing. here's a sponge. >> but i tie it up with a dish towel and my favorite dish soap. and you can stay and do the dishes, too. >> that's a cute idea. >> these are cute. $14.99. from world market. they're a whale-shaped salad tosser, with a note that says thanks for a whale of a good time. it's an easy gift. >> exactly. >> if you're going some place overnight. i personally think a really good thing to do is to bring breakfast for the next morning. >> definitely coming from a
city, too. >> these are from william is a sonoma. they come frozen. if the hostess gets them, she can leave them overnight, pop them in the oven. they're 39.95. the most delicious croissants and cinnamon buns. blackberry farm in tennessee. their granola is delicious. it's gluten-free. it comes in this big jar full of nuts and grains. >> that's a fun gift. tell me about this map. >> if you're going some place for a party and it's rainy like this, a puzzle is a good idea. this is from l.l. bean. you send them the address of where you're going and they do the map. it's a five-mile to seven-mile radius. and your address is a little house-shaped puzzle. that's $44.95. these are guest towels that you can have personalized. they're great for powder rooms.
one s.g., "today" show. those are from the stationary studio. if you're going to a barbecue and you have beer drinkers. this is a new invention that takes a bottle or a can and turns it into a draft beer. you just go ahead and you pour the beer at a $45 angle. >> how much is this? >> $129. >> we have melting beautiful ice cream sandwiches. this is fun to bring. an ice cream sandwich maker. you put a brownie mix and ice cream, $19.95. same thing, i put a kit together. went to the container score. filled it with everything for a sundae. if you're going to a big party
than ever. first this, is "today" on nbc. this morning on "today style" boring, uncomfortable, unflattering swimsuits are things of the past. with so many options, it's time to upgrade to modern beachwear. maria garcia is here to show us how to do that. i like this, melissa, if we don't like showing our business, these may be the right swimsuits for us. and their new. >> i don't care if you're a size 0 or 16, putting on a bathing suit is really scary.
i have great options for us today. >> joanne has a fun nontraditional piece going on. >> you love the idea of the bikini but you're not comfortable in one, go for something like this. this is a monokini. a middle in the midsection. a touch but still conservative. you see when she turns around. she has full coverage in the back. a lot of women are self-conscious about their backs. and the best part about this, i love the matching short. these are bathing shorts that you can wear into the water. and you can use them for additional coverage. >> does that work on most body types? >> honestly, it has a higher waist. it works on most body types. it does. >> thanks so much. let's bring out janet. if you want full sun protection, i love a wrap.
i think they look so cute. this is from guard. they're really breathable. and you don't have to worry about getting a sunburn and i love the shorts. allot more women want the coverage. if you want more coverage, if you're running around with the kids at the beach, this is a board short but it's made for a woman. it has a longer inseam so it's more flattering for a women's body type. they're not going to stick to your body. they're perfect. and they dry beautifully, as well. >> affordable? >> both pieces under $100. >> scljanet, adorable. >> let's bring out elisa. >> i love the idea of doing a jumpsuit. most people don't think to wear a jumpsuit to the bench bauds it's a great option. one piece and done. all you do is pick out your shoes. your bathing suit underneath. make sure you have a light material. so, it's gausy and you don't get
too hot in it. this is we did a pop of color with her bag and statement earrings. really fun. >> you leave the jumpsuit on while at the beach. you leave your bathing suit underneath. >> you leave it on. >> akorbdorabldorable. i never thought of a jumpsuit. let's bring out jennifer. >> leisure is a big trend. i love the idea of going from the gym to the beach. here, we have a great, new one-piece swimsuit. when you're working out, zip it all the way up to stay concealed. you go to the beach, zip it down, have fun. and these shorts are another pair of swim shorts. she can ride her bike, running, and right into the water. >> you can swim in that. beautiful, jennifer. >> we bring up nicki at the end. i love this. fun and traditional.
>> so fun. this is actually a one-piece bathing suit. wh i lo what i love about this is this suit can go out at night. three major trends. off the shoulders, ruffles and body suits are another big trend. i paired it with a tropical print pant. at night, you can switch out your pants for a jean. you can wear this bathing suit at night. it has a built-in bra. let the pieces work overtime for you. >> that neckline works for so many women. the collarbone and the shoulders. >> such a beautiful part of the body to show off. >> can we bring our models out? if you don't want to put on a bathing suit, these are options. >> thank you. up next, this is a dream come true for some people. personalized cocktails. it's going to be a big summer show. we're celebrating our savannahversary. we'll do it with drinks. first, this is "today" on nbc. fios is not cable. and we believe everyone deserves faster internet.
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go to fiosgigabit.com. this morning, food cocktails are back in a big way. they are getting a modern twist. we sent this guy right here on a mission to find the perfect summer drink. >> yeah. it was a tough assignment but i said i'm willing to do it. i can handle it. >> take one for the team. >> i did, matt. thanks to millennials and their love of cocktails, sales of spirits are outpacing sales of beer and wine. cocktails are getting crafty. gets at-home bartenders and mixologists alike, a chance to get creative. spirits shaken and stirred, with house-made spirits and cubes to bitters and garnishes. how violent a shake should you have? >> very cool. like tom cruise in "cocktail." >> you have a smile on your face when you shake. 20 miles outside of new york
city, inside this coffee secret door leads to cork and carry. a speak easy modeled bar that serves up 90% of their sales in craft cocktails. beverage director, doug brickell, says to get in with the times, it's out with the wine. he puts his twists on classics like espresso infuse e ed bourb. >> what's difference from me ordering a glass of beer or wine? >> we can make a drink suited to your tastes. make you a drink that's going to fit. people are looking for different things. >> has the record liquor sales above beer and wine. >> oh. it's a cocktail craze that has people toasting from coast-to-coast. >> that's a beautiful job. >> that's delicious.
in philadelphia, at british pup gin with celery and lemon. in san francisco, their cherry bounce is a sweet mix of brandy and champagne. and in denver, their cocktails are literally smoking. but in los angeles in sin city, it's all in the name, with provocative cocktails that reflect their hometown culture. fire breathing dragon and classy lassie from chandelier. and zuma's fish in a bag. why do people want cocktails so bad? >> they look for identity. a story. >> what would you say if you have to call it? the drink of the summer. >> tough to beat a daiquiri. >> i think i would be blending stuff. a classic daiquiri is rum, sugar and lime. >> happy summer. >> well done, carson. >> thank you very much. i want to thank doug and the guys over there.
we have tom ma the cocktail bar's clover club in brooklyn. he's going to show us some of the favorites here. >> i have five drinks of five spirit categories. and i can find a little bit about what you like to tring. they're based on some of the preferences. i don't know if i hit the mark or not. this first one with tequila for happy savannahversary. >> thank you. >> it's a thing. it's trending. tequila is big now. what i like to do is take recipes that work and use them as a formula to create a new recipe. so, this is like a margarita. we have some lime muddled in there. some pineapple juice. you know, pineapple juice is good. and some tequila. and there's a tridrink called a bramble that's popular. >> that's a lot of tequila. >> a strong pour there, my friend.
>> sweet elements to the alcohol, one of the big hangovers. proper hydration and not drinking to excess and you'll be fine. >> you need a little sugar in a cocktail. but balance is important. you just throw -- >> you lose your balance. >> and a little bit of blackberry liqueur over the top. we call this the savannah sunrise. >> i like it. i do. >> you'll be trending for a whole other reason. >> coming up with cocktails is the easy part. coming up with cocktail names is so difficult. >> the vodka drink is a planet gin or vodka gimlet. >> was that matt's drink or carson's? >> this is mine. i like vodka. >> he asked for vodka. we have a little sugar and muddled basil and cucumber. >> i like that. >> very refreshing. initially, i was just going to do that with lime juice.
if you throw a little champagne on using these recipes as formulas and just adding things to it to dress it up. >> we'll put the other recipes on our website. back in our single days, which one of the ladies across the way you could have convinced to leave the bar with you? >> i think it's time to take a commercial break. unbelievably weird question to ask here. >> i want to know the answer. come on, carson. >> we're back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. good seeing you folks.
thank are you still dodging that question, carson? >> yep. >> look who is here? >> this is my kind of tv show. carson hands you a drink. >> we should do this on sundays. >> toast to you, savannah. congratulations on five years. you got more work to do. don't put your drink up. coming up on "sunday today." my guest is malcolm gladwell. the number one podcast on itu s itunes. a crazy phenomenon and a fun guy to sit down with and bounce things off. one of his things is the decline of the taste of mcdonald's french fries. we go on at length about that. >> can you notice the change? >> he says they've gone downhill. mcdonald's say they're as good
as >> he's -- >> it's about to be. this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning and happy friday, it is 8:56 on this july 7th. i'm erika gonzalez. time for a check of the roads with melissa mollet. >> good morning, erika. taking look at the beltway, outer loop at georgia avenue crash is on the right shoulder, still see a little bit of a slow down but the rest of the beltway
forecast coming up next. good morning. we're still a very warm and humid outside, 78 degrees, still looking at cloudy skies, a few sprinkles around, but as we go through the day today we will see a big break and another round of rain later this evening. beach forecast is looking good, both saturday and sunday. humidity is lower on sunday aside from of course the showers later on this evening, but next week we are back in the 90s. erika. >> like summer again. thank you, sheena. you can get the latest news and weather anytime with our nbc washington app. we will see you back here in a
few minutes. this morning on "today's take," our celebrity co-host dean cain dishes on his big date last night. and we'll battle it out in a baseball showdown. and hail caesar. two summer salads from celebrity chef cat cora, coming up next. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." li from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on this july 7th, 2017. you're listening to st. motel. dean cain.
>> i'm drunk. >> d h >> we did a whole alcohol segment. >> it's not even 10:00 a.m. >> vodka and milkshakes. >> that's the breakfast of champions. >> how was your date? >> i don't kiss and tell. >> we should probably say -- >> you did kiss? >> no. it was great. >> should we explain? if you didn't see the show yesterday, we played a fun dating game. and dean had a chance to choose between three beautiful bachelorettes. this made it fun. the ladies were chosen. i chose one. your mom, sharon, and our executive producer. when all three of them walked out, we were like, okay. you can do no wrong. they were beautiful, kind women. and you ended up choosing your mom's pick. er her name is erin, and she's from los angeles. >> i would not choose mom's pick.
she did a great job. erin was someone gave me a hard time in my e-mail and stuff. i chose the girl who said she didn't have kids. for me, i love kids. that has nothing to do about it. might have been some of the l g length of answers. the less chatty i went for. short and sweet was good for answers. maybe not for a person. but she was wonderful and great. >> tall and mean. >> that's more my choices, honestly. we had a great time. top of the rock. >> bar 65 at rainbow room. >> absolutely gorgeous. i don't like heights. but that was unbelievable. you're way, way up there. looks like i had a little alcohol. >> you loosened your tie. she was amazing. >> beautiful. absolutely gorgeous. she was supersweet. and she knew friends of mine which was funny. we had plenty to talk about. we had a good time.
>> you look like something out oftr good lord. >> central casting? >> beautiful people. >> those are extras. come on. >> i know the real lingo. you're in the business. i'm trying to throw in -- you look like you could be in a movie. >> i do that sometimes. on occasion. >> i hear there was a surprise guest? >> we were up there having a nice date. and this woman was peeking through. that woman. checking it out. >> was this for real? >> no. >> mom showed up. don't think i'm a momma's boy all the way through. they're friends. those guys know each other. it was a good time. we had a great time. it was fun. it was sweet. she was superwonderful. i'll tell you what. it's a scary thing to sit there, with the blindfold on. and choose. and i was nervous yesterday. >> i knew who all three were. and i knew the order. and i was told the order. and when you said number three, i wasn't sure which one it was.
i got the numbers mix being able to make sense of it all. >> i got some feedback, too. you chose the right one. we were at the thing, at the date. and this older lady, wonderfully sweet, came over and said, excuse me, excuse me. hello. and she's like, you chose the right one, honey. right there. i was like, if it was the wrong one. you chose poorly. what? >> what's funny is how many people were invested in it. if anything, entertained. we were waiting to see who you would pick. >> people were all around looking. i had a great time. awfully sweet. the girls were supersweet. your girl was sweet. >> they were all sweet. would there be a date number two? or -- >> i never -- can you see? on my neck here. >> that little mark right there. >> none of that. it was a lot of fun. >> that was a beautiful picture? >> i took it. that's a selfie. i took that. >> wait.
you started it was day. and you e i >> they had to retake things. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> was the camera there the whole time? >> there's the real date. those two had the real date. they were there for a little bit. just a really nice night. it's really beautiful up there. i've been to new york 100 times. never been up there. that's some place you should see. >> and kudos to you. you're a really good sport. can we give dean a round of applause. >> i'll take it. it was terrifying. >> that's nerve-racking not on camera. >> i'll throw one more thing in there, too. maybe, maybe, my son and i worked out some baseball signs. >> i figured. chris, his son, was over on stage right. yeah. >> maybe he gave me a sign. maybe he didn't. i'm just saying. >> we're not sure. >> we love chris, by the way. >> got to meet ed sheeran yesterday.
>> is he sleeping in this wake up. no chance. teenag teenager. you guys are awesome. fantastic. >> your side job, you're the most of "masters of illusion." and coming up this morning, we're going to have ferrell dillon join us. what can we expect later? >> when you see these guys do their close-up magic, it's shocking. i'm sure you've seen plenty. but it stuns me every time. i can't figure out how they do it or what they do. and i'm sitting here. >> did they tell you how it's done? >> no. i have, because i'm on stage and i'll see things from the side, i'll be -- that's an illusion. >> that's how it's done. >> i always want to know. when i find out, oh, that's it. >> you're disappointed. >> yes. i like not knowing, even though i want to know. that makes sense. >> that's so good. you rarely get to see it.
>> i'm amazed at how many >> or a trip with a new twist to it. now, they take your iphone. >> i don't know how they cut people in half. since i was a little girl. >> i have an idea now. >> really? >> isn't there a separate person tucked in on the bottom half? >> i never heard -- >> i have an idea. i didn't say i was going to give up the joke there. >> is dylan right? >> come on. that's the oldest trick in the book. >> you have to con court yotort body. >> did you see cirque du soleil the other day? >> you got me. >> you get to see and meet the greatest people and watching that bit with savannah this morning, her five years, that was so cool. i love those look back five year in review things.
you lack baook back and the hais we were watching it and mary makeup was crying. she loves the family. >> there's a lot of things you don't see at home. >> right? all of the things you see. the different stories and the interviews. but savannah is a good person. there's been times when all of us at one moment or another, thought we were going to implode from stress or anxiety. and savannah has always managed to say the right thing at the right time. with each person, kind of one on one. she's a sweetheart. >> she wins. what else? >> there's a controversy going on down in d.c. all about dresses. and in the summertime, clearly, belike to wear sleeveless dresses. there was a reporter who was barred from entering the speaker's lobby on capitol hill because she was wearing a sleeveless dress. rules state that women are not allowed to show their shoulders in that part of the building. one woman who tweeted that, whatever made that dress code doesn't know the hell of dress shopping and how hard it is to
find a dress with sleeves. >>eo people will e-mail us and say why do women wear the sleeveless dresses? if you go to the department stores, even in the winter, the sheathe dress. if it's winter material, it's hard to find sleeves. >> they have to change that rule. they are ridiculous. >> i thought it was an archaic rule. but the men have to wear a suit and tie. >> change it up. you look great. >> i remember michelle obama, she had a black dress with the pearls. we thought, okay. arms of steel. and it made it okay. it was like, you can be conservative and -- >> steel. ju sa you said it. >> sitting next to superman. >> that's crazy. >> you don't have to wear a slip or hose or any of that stuff.
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♪ ♪ ♪ back, now, with more of "today's take" and our guest co-host dean cain. we asked going intobreak, is it best to give your honest opinion to friends. one said she has trouble staying silent when a friend is making a choice that she doesn't agree with. maybe your friend is dating somebody that in your opinion is a bad choice. the woman says she is torn between giving her opinion and keeping her mouth shut.
do you tell a fr dating situation because when they're in the relationship and that world, they can't see anything but this relationship and how good it is. in their eyes. i feel like you can lose a friend until they break up with that person. and thank god -- i should have listened to you. >> yep. i say say it. >> you to? >> say it. sometimes you can say it without saying it. hey, i'm going out with so and so. well, i can't go. there's subtle ways of doing it. >> i think guys are cooler. girls can -- no offense. i don't mean -- i don't mean to offend women. but we can be a little catty. and i feel like we can stop talking to a best girlfriend. >> i lost friends like that before. when i was in high school or something like that. because of that, i'm scarred over it. as an adult, i just don't say anything. >> as a man -- i want to hear it. >> really? >> i want it up front.
tell me. let's deal with it. happen when you break up. i never thought she was right for me. >> i know. i had a relationship that i was in for a while. after i broke up with him, that's when everybody says, oh, thank god. >> why didn't anybody tell me? i didn't listen. i have to figure it out on my own. >> that's what some say you should be honest, if a friend wants your opinion. if they ask you -- >> you give it. >> it's a slippery slope. >> you don't want to lose a friend over it. >> my friend, i will say something. in y >> you need that one friend. >> we all have those.
we need those. >> let's talk about the weather. right here at home we're still dealing with a little light rain across the area. this will move out of here then we get a dry slot, but notice there are thunderstorms now, quite a few of them, in southeastern ohio, those are also coming our way. we have a 60% chance of more rain and thunderstorms coming back late afternoon into the evening hours. nothing all that heavy out there right now. current temperatures are in the muggy mid to upper 70s, highs today mid to upper 80s because of a little sunshine during the early parts of the afternoon,
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we're excited for return of "masters of illusion." dean, you're the host. >> ooh, that's right. i just magically appeared. and we're in for a treat today. ferrell dillon is here. he's one of our standout magicians. wait until you see what is up his sleeves. >> is that part of the trick? >> i roll up my sleeves. i like to start, if you don't mind, with the most macho trick in the world. really big. watch. check it out. >> nice. >> thank you. >> that was -- >> dean, you're laughing like you expected something bigger. >> is that a thimble? >> i would have accepted a miniature hat from the band dee v devo. i can make it disappear. a thimble, if i shove it into my
elbow, it changes fromic red, to yellow, to red. pretty cool, huh? if i take the red thimble, it jumps back up to my finger. and put it into my fist, it changes to green. the green changes to blue. the blue one disappears completely. comes back. rainbows. 2 1/2 years of my life. wasted. >> and they're real. >> can we have those? >> you can have them later, if you want. >> you can't have anything fever your kid's birthday party. >> i created this for you at the "today" show. if you want to come closer. i wrote down the hosts of the "today" show's names. willie, al roker, kathie lee, hoda, jenna, matt lauer,
savannah, craig, >> spelled dr eed properly. >> i know. i looked it up on google. and carson. i'm going to hand half the cards to you and half to you, dean. sheinelle, you make a decision. dean's cards or dylan's cards, which do you want? i'm going to get rid of these. >> i don't trust dean, either. >> you know each other. >> i'm going to have you point to any of these. you sure. you can change your mind. i'm going to hand you this card. look at it and show it to them. don't show it to the camera though. i don't want to see the card. all right. before the show, i put this in my pocket. it's a piece of paper. you looked at the card, yes? put it away in your pocket. we don't need it again. concentrate on this piece of paper. it's like a chalkboard. imagine this person that you met
before on your life. >> the name on the card. and concentrate on this piece of paper. project the name on this piece of paper. they get a shot of this really close. we're going to commit that memory to flame. >> no. no way. >> who were you thinking of? >> al. >> la. la. l.a. >> come on. you can touch that there. make sure it is really the ash. >> that's the ash. wow. >> this is isn't al. but that's al. that's amazing. >> so amazing. >> that's just a little of what you see on the show. >> that's right. >> i want to say how did you do it? >> "masters of illusion" is a great show. it's great for families. and really the longest running network television magic show in histo history. >> that's fantastic. you can catch "masters of
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anytime. ♪ this morning on "today food" superstar chef cat cora. you know her as iron chef cat cora who showed off her cooking skills on the food network. she is the woman behind mesa burger in santa barbara. good morning, cat. >> all right. >> good to see you. >> teach me how to do this. i'm not good in the kitchen. you have a 17-year-old that eats a lot. >> six boys. 13 to 7. >> oh, my. >> we have to cook in bulk. >> you deserve an award just for that. >> i'm going to show you how to
make the delicious? >> they're not even talking. they're so good. >> that's a good sign, they're not talking. i'm going to start the croutons. this is my spicy caesar salad. fat bird is my southern roots. i love. and all in my family recipes. my great grandmother and grandmother's biscuits and fried pudding in the deep south. i want to show you that you can get salads. >> you don't have to be a fat bird. >> olive oil and anchovy oil. these are going in the oven at 375. >> could be the best croutons i've ever had. >> you can use olive oil. >> it ooh 's not fishy. >> that's the key. bringing these out.
nice and christy. it's tv magi spicy vinaigrette. the vinaigrette that goes in it. red wine vinegar. what i had was dijon mayonnaise and anchovy. caesar salad, that's classic. >> it is. not overbearing at all. >> little lemon juice and chili. that's chipotle in there. worcester sauce. >> oh. >> southern coming out and garlic. whisking that right nup. what you do is continue adding a little oil. it will be a nice emulsifiy eie chipotle dressing. i like my caesar whole leaf. it's fun. you can pick it up or eat it with a fork, one way or another. and then, my croutons. >> 100 kids, you have to do it that way. >> serving in bulk. big bowls of food for the boys.
>> that looks great. and these are family recipes that we worked hard in bringing to new york. and so excited about fat bird happening. >> that's so good. am i allowed -- >> you can. just dig in and try them. >> not going to argue with you. >> aren't those great? >> my god. >> aren't those delicious? >> more stuff cooking over here. >> the second salad i'm going to show you, is a spinach salad. the drunken cherries on it. >> we found that out. >> little bourbon, some mushrooms. this is a family recipe. hot, sweet mustard. my grandmother and great grandmother passes it down. we make it homemade. nice and spicy. i'm going to add oil to it. olive oil. >> this is so good. >> you got to have that. not just your ordinary caesar salad. a little bit of almond oil, as well.
secret vinaigrette. >> okay. >> you can have that, too. that's good. we can get champagne at fat bird. >> that's cooking. >> a little cracked pepper, salt and walla. you have a nice, hot, sweet spicy mustard that goes great with spinach. this is what i call my mustard -- my bourbon glaze mushroom. a little brown mushrooms in there. you can get any grocery store, just go in. the less expensive. you can add a shiitake if you want to. nuttier. we like to use these because they're delicious. what i'm going to add in here, i'm going to finish with bourbon in here. and add some there. in the beginning. and then, one -- >> i need another. >> one caesar glazed up. >> this is the real deal.
>> glazed up and finished. i'm going to add some of my >> little thyme and garlic. bourbon, you want to drink it but we have to put it in the mushrooms. the solid spinach with rush rooms and the cherries. caesar salad. and my mile-high lemon icebox pie. you have to try that. >> mile-high. >> all this at fat bird. right at ninth avenue, 14th. right on the corner in chelsea in the meat packing district. an incredible place. >> you can find the recipes on today.com/food. up in ex-where some of america's fiercest athletes show off their fighting spirit. this year's warriors games,
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this year's opening ceremony was performances by blake shelton and kelly clarkson. ♪ because we belong together now ♪ >> this event is a really cool thing because it's focused on overcoming such hurdles and celebrating them. it's about celebrating the individuals who have, you know, been through so much and are on the daily having to fight. >> reporter: one such individual is christy gardener. in 2006, just two years into joining the army, christy was injured while overseas in asia, leading to a brain injury and spinal cord damage. >> when you meet with the doctors and they tell you all these limitations, that part was especially hard. when i first heard that i wasn't going to be independent or do any of the things or achieve any of the goals i had for myself, i believed them. i was so depressed for years. >> reporter: but everything changed, once she discovered adaptive sports. >> adaptive sports is life-saving because you get told so many things you can't do or you'll never do.
and you'll fin at. things that make you feel proud of yourself and your abilities and make you feel like you can set more goals on and off the court. >> reporter: and last april, christy walked for the first time in ten years, after completing a double-amputation surgery. you accept that goal and limit kags limitations. >> reporter: up next for christy, competing in her first warrior games. >> to come back and represent our country and get to wear the army shirts again, be a part of the unit as a warrior is huge. and not pretending to be normal but getting back to the normal activities. things that everyone else takes for granted. >> reporter: another member of team army going for gold is retired sergeant first class david uhly. david retired last year after being diagnosed with a heart condition. >> the transition from the
military life to civilian life would be. doing something for so long, to not doing it anymore, puts my mind and my body in shock. >> reporter: but participating in his second warrior games has helped david with the transition. >> give me something to focus on. the goal was to make it to the warrior games and do the best that you can. ultimately, you want to win gold. but you see the faces and the people that are here, the journey alone is just really helps you. it's an avenue for our soldiers to get back to normal. >> reporter: as this year's games come to a close, it is resilience that makes every participant a true warrior. >> you fight for what is right. continue the fight for your team and never give up. >> david and christy are
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who is the only player history have his number retired by every team? babe ruth, willie mays or jackie robinson. his number 42 was retired in 1997 on the 5 50th anniversary of his first game. >> dylan has no confidence many me. >> i have zero. we know the cubs won the world series last year. did you know that, sheinelle? who won the year before? >> oh, gosh. >> put your face in there. kansas city royals, boston red sox, or bost-- >> the kansas city royals beat the new york mets in the 2015 world series. the rock ford peaches do not win in "a league of their own." instead, who upsets them in the
world series. the kenosha comets, the racine bells or the blue socks. >> the kenosha comets? [ laughter ] >> wow. >> that's so fun. >> i'm a good shot. >> get back in there. get in there. get in there, girl. >> oh, my gosh. >> did you play softball in high school? >> i can't. >> my next pie. >> your arm is tired. >> it's shaving cream not whipped cream. who holds the record for the most home runs in his career? barry bonds, hank aaron or babe ruth? >> face in there. >> i have to get my hair back. >> i'm going to say babe ruth.
>> no. [ laughter ] >> i had to do it. that's shaving cream. >> that's shaving cream. >> barry bonds hit 762 home runs in his major league career. hank aaron is close with 755. another movie one. jimmy fallon hit the big screen with drew barrymore in "fever pit pitch." which team was he crazy more? >> i'm going to say, chicago white sox. >> sheinelle's up. >> we're out of time. >> we have plenty of time. >> this one's easy. you'll get this one, sheinelle. >> no, i won't. >> i have to aim a little further left. what number did -- >> i can't see. >> what number did derek jeter
wear during his entire career? >> 2, 7 or 11? >> 11? [ laughter ] >> they retired his number 2, this may. i don't know why you're getting the movie ones. but if you don't know this, you're disqualified from being a boy. squints, bennie, scottie, they were all featured in the sand lot. they were all in fear of the beast. who was the beast's owner? >> the name of him was, was it mr. higgins? >> no. >> one more. >> okay.
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it's foam. thank you for just being game for all of our ridiculous games. >> the only reason we're not getting her is because she has news to do after this. otherwise, it would be over. >> can we see it again? >> i never played with shaving cream like that. >> we need to see the shot. >> i didn't think you could throw like that. oh. dylan, you have a real arm. >> this is the most fun i've ever had. >> what does this have to do with baseball? >> i don't know. >> everything. everything. good throw. >> i still don't get the connection. up next, kathy lee and hoda and jane lynch. wait until you see what they do with chocolate. >> dean, you're the best.
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>> temperatures will be heating up today, hot throuth we do have the chance of more showers returning later on this evening as the beach forecast goes, same thing there, chance of showers today but tomorrow looking mostly dry, upper 80s, sunday mid to low 80s, that's where the humidity will really drop. tomorrow we have a slight chance, mostly dry, near 90 for a high, by sunday lower humidity, comfortable on sunday, even on monday, but next week we do get back into the 90s so we will be feeling like summer with more thunderstorms in the forecast. aaron. >> sheena, thank you. a local veteran ask receiving the gift of a lifetime that
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