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good morning. good morning. one step forward, one step back. hours after republican senators including john mccain vote to begin debate on killing obamacare -- something has to be done. >> a bill to do just that falls far short. chilling intel. officials believe north korea could strike the mainland as early as next year. the regime issuing a stern warning overnight. new video emerging of a daring jail break
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through walls and showing off their time on the run. >> friday night in san francisco. >> now, they're back behind bars and facing charges. plus, a controversial change coming to the vmas, major challenges to airbnb, and not even close. katie la execy finishes nearly 20 seconds ahead of her competition. swimmer, july 26th, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it's a wednesday good morning, it's a wednesday morning. thank you for being with us. carson in for matt. >> it is a busy morning. president trump and republican senators facing new setbacks in their latest attempt to repeal
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>> also new fallout tied to the russia investigation and the president's ongoing attacks against his own attorney general, jeff sessions. we're ready to break it all down and start with peter alexander. good morning to you. >> good morning. hours after republicans squeak through with barely enough votes to start the debate on overhauling obamacare they came up well short of passing an actual plan. they needed 60 votes but only got 43. moderates and conservatives raising new questions whether republicans can deliver on their promise to reshape what remains the health care law of the land. overnight another setback for health care reform. the senate rejecting a republican plan to repeat and replace obamacare. on this vote the yays are 47, the nays 57. the amendment falls. >> reporter: sending the republicant
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gop leaders trying to find a path their party can agree on. another nail biting vote to begin the debate. senator john mccain returning to the senate floor 11 days after brain surgery, just in time to cast a critical yes vote even while acknowledging he's not satisfied with his party's health care effort so far. >> i will not vote for this bill as it is today. it's a shell of a bill right now. we all know that. >> reporter: president trump back on friendly turf holding a late night campaign style rally in blew collar youngstown, hello i high, hailing the senate vote. >> any senator who votes against repeal and replace is telling america that they are fine with the obamacare nightmare,
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predict they'll have a lot of problems. >> reporter: the president touting his achievements. >> with few exceptions, no president has done anywhere near what we've done in his first six months. >> mocking his opponents. >> it's time for democrats to stop resisting. that's their term, resist, resist. >> reporter: mr. trump at the white house ramping up his public feud with his own attorney general, blasting jeff sessions' recusal from the russia investigation. >> he should not have recused himself almost immediately after he took office, and if he was going to recuse himself he should have told me prior to taking office and i could have, quite similarly, picked somebody else. >> amid speculation the president tried to replace sessions, the president refusing to say whether he's going to fire sessions. >> disappointed with the attornege
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what happens. time will tell. time will tell. >> reporter: sessions showing no signs of quitting. sources say he's hurt about the president's comments. sessions' former allies standing by him. >> i hope the attorney general doesn't resign. i hope he's not fired. >> reporter: the president and his attorney general appear to be playing a game of chicken right now. another revealing reminder about the dangers around working with microphones. a hot mic picking up a conversation between republican susan collins of maine and democrat jack reid of rhode island discussing the budget and criticizing the president. icizi. >> i know. >> i don't say that -- >> not lightly. >> as a kind, you know. a goofy guy. >> reporter: senator collins may be one of >> senator collins one of the holdouts on health care. >>
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nbc chief white house correspondent halle jackson is on capitol hill. >> good morning. today we expect senator mccain to be back on the hill. to give you a sense of the mood, it's been a hero's homecoming, even with scars visible from recent surgery. he's been in the hallways joking with senators from both parties after lashing out in a lecture from the senate floor, an extraordinary moment in an unusual day. packed with drama, it was the maverick delivering most of it. john mccain arriving in washington, creating split screen suspense. >> this is a tremendous fight. >> reporter: in the senate mid-vote, the wait and then the welcome followed by one of the most mab
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senators 30-year career. >> i stand here today looking a little worse for wear i'm sure. >> reporter: after the surgery that led to his brain cancer diagnosis, bruising by his eye but his focus sharp, his words too. >> stop listening to the loud mouths on the radio and television and the internet. to hell with them. >> reporter: himself an institution, mccain pushed his colleagues to remember they serve one, the senate, sometimes called the world's greatest deliberative body. >> i'm not sure we can claim that distinction with a straight face today. we're getting nothing done, my friends. we're getting nothing done. >> his own declaration of independence. >> whether or not we are of the same party, we are not the president's sbaubordinates. we are his equal. >> reporter: after a bipartisan embrace. >> great to see him back strong
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that he had lost any integrity, listen to that speech. >> it's that vote to start debate that has critics con derming the senators's cross-country trip. like mccain came back from the senate to take away from his constituents the kind of health care keying heping him alive. the president is no longer disparaging the former p.o.w. but hailing him as an american hero. >> some of the praise could be premature. while mccain was not one of the republican no votes, he still has not committed to supporting whatever the senate comes up with on health care. >>
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i'm going to make you explain this in a moment but let's talk about jeff sessions. the public shaming continues. it started ten days ago. what's the end game? i don't understand what the president's motive is, what he wants to do. if he really wants him gone, why not fire him? >> public shaming is a good word or cyber bullying. we have to hit pause and look at what's happening. our president is cyber bullying, public shaming a sitting member of his own cabinetment the fi. t the fight is different than his fights with the media, his former president and former opponent because this is someone with a solid trump base, someone more popular than he is with folks like rush limbaugh and the talk radio audience and has more trust
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the senate than he does. this is the fight where i don't think sessions has any motivation to blink first. a game of chicken. >> it raises the question, let's say you get rid of sessions tomorrow, whether he resigns or is fired, the presumption is the president thinks he's going to get someone in there who's going to blow off the russia investigation. what's the possibility of that? >> no one who would do that would be confirmed by the senate and i can't imagine a moment where people are nervous and anxious about the stability of the federal government, i can't imagine them appointing an attorney general who would ov oversee the russia investigation. >> health care, are you surprised the republicans are still at it? >> health care is still alive thanks to john mccain getting on the plane and flying back. as everyone's reported this morning,re
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the dynamics are the same. you make it more appealing to the moderates, lose the conservatives. that dynamic is unchanged. >> nicolle, your work here is done. much more to get to including a chilling warning on north korea. officials believe the regime's ability to potentially strike the u.s. is advancing rapidly. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. good morning. >> good morning. there are troubling signs that north korea may be getting ready to test another long range missile as soon as tonight even as u.s. intelligence believes the regime could strike the u.s. mainland as early as next year. north korea's first successful long range missile test, catching u.s. intelligence off gu
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regime is making dramatic progress, developing a nuclear warhead small enough to mount on the missile two years early they're than previously thought. the chairman of the joint chiefs at a recent conference. >> whether it's six months or 24 months, they're on a path to develop that capability. >> reporter: kim jong-un, awarding medals to the defense team has alarmed the u.s. and its allies. the u.s. is testing missile defenses from alaska as japan steps up training on u.s.-made patriot missile defenses, but they are not foolproof. >> unimaginable to me is all allowing a weapon to land in denver, colorado. my job will be to develop military options to make sure that doesn't happen. >> reporter: overnight harsh words from north korea saying it will launch a, quote, powerful nuclear hammer at the heart of
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remove kim jong-un as supreme leader, after these words from cia director. >> i'm hopeful we'll find a way to separate that regime from the system. >> reporter: saying the trump administration needs to remove kim from his glowing nuclear stock pile. >> the people are lovely people and i'm sure would love to see him go. >> reporter: the house tuesday night approved tough sanctions against north korea as well as russia and iran despite opposition from the white house and state department. the white house fought that bill, especially the sanctions on russia, arguing that it limits the president's powers. now mr. trump will have to decide whether to veto a measure pact overwhemgly by a veto-proof majority. >> thank you so much. breaking overnight, one of the most senior manages in nevada makes a court appearance on sexual
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as the cardinal left, police had to push their way through a media scrum. the cardinal plans to formally plead not guilty at a future court date. he's pope francis's top financial adviser and the highest ranking official charged in a sex abuse crises. the potential link between football and brain trauma. craig melvin is here with how the nfl is responding. >> researchers from the boston university school of medicine and the v.a. boston health care system looked at the brains of two former football players and found evidence of the brain disease cte in all but one. a devastating blow to the nfl, 99% of deceased players' brains examined in a new
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brain disease linked to repeated hits to the head. >> much more common than we previously anticipated. >> it can only be formerly diagnosed with an autopsy. doctors examined brains of amateur players and found cte in 91% of former college football players and 2 1 percent of high school players. in a statement sunday the nfl said, quote, the medical and scientific communities will benefit from this publication and the nfl will continue to work with a wide range of experts to improve the health of current and former athletes. >> the family of former nfl defensive tackle brian price blames cte for this disturbing outburst in front of police officers at a michigan auto parts store in april. price charging full speed ahead
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glass doors. he now tells our nbc affiliate he doesn't remember any of it. >> i know i'm not the only one going through this. >> reporter: but it's a window into a problem for the nfl. matt talked to roger goodell about it last year. >> do you think the fans care? >> very much so. they care about our players today and in the future and want to know that we're taking care of them and doing the best we can to protect them while they're playing and for the years after they get away from the game. >> reporter: there are signs that some athletes are still playing with concussions. in may gisele bundchen said he is one of them. >> he has had concussions. >> reporter: families too are worried. in an interview tom brady did not deny his wife's claim, only saying she is a,
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the nfl said there were no records of a head injury or concussion as it relates to brady. as far as the study, the report does not necessarily confirm that cte is common in football mayors but only in this particular research sample. many of the brains used were donated because of the player's successes and troubling symptoms before their deaths. >> still staggering results. >> all but one brain. >> wow. stay tuned on that one as well. turn to al. i have to compliment you on your suit today. >> looking sharp. >> thank you. we're all in a blue mood. let's see if you're in a blue mood because of the weather. flood threat for iowa, parts of missouri and illinois as we watch a line of showers and thunderstorms pushing in. severe threat today for 4 million from kansas city to des moines, davenport, chicago almost in that. tomorrow a
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nashville and parts of arkansas. 56 million people at risk, damaging winds possible as this front pushes in. the storms will form along the cold front. chicago, storms late tonight and early tomorrow. then that shift into the mid-atlantic states in the northeast with some of the heavy rain and winds a big problem. in the midwest, three inches per hour possible today and tomorrow. five inches through thursday morning as we make our way from cleveland to washington. richmond could be looking at flood risks, storms and a coastal low causing big problems.
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. good morning, everybody. skies are mostly clear out towards the shenandoah valley where temperatures are in the mid 50s. a couple of clouds around, nothing major. temperatures upper 60s to around 70 degrees. another beautiful day outside. a few sprinkles near the bay bridge and i can't completely rule out one or two drops between the beltway and the bay but most of us will be dry today, another great night for baseball tonight. let's hope this time the nationals can pull out a win. >> that is your latest weather. >> al, thank you. new video of a brazen and daring jail break, and yes, this was record by the inmates themselves. and how venus williams is fighting back after being sue over her involvement in a fatal
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just ask your doctor about taltz. we have breaking news at 7:26. we just found out about a homicide. >> this is in loreton, virginia. two men found dead in a car early this morning on dollcy grove drive. it's not clear when the men were killed. police are investigating whether drugs were involved. chopper 4 is live over a very serious crash. this is impacting a lot of commuters westbound route 50 shut down. three car crashed there at around 2:00 this morning. a man and a woman both died. we're working to find out wheer
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seriously injured. jack taylor is tracking how big this problem is right now on the roads. good morning. >> good morning. it is a big delay beginning right on the bay bridge itself. that long-standing crash happened 2:00 this morning. all traffic diverted onto cape st. claire onto the service roadway. it will put you beyond the scene of the crash. northbound 95 in virginia, new accident activity takes away two right lanes. red line riders on the metro. back to you. >> thank you, jack. we'll take a quick break and check the forecast next. stay with us.
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cool and comfortable outside this morning and low humidity again for today. current temperatures are in the 50s and 60s in the suburbs to about 70 degrees downtown and by the bay. afternoon highs only in the upper 70s and low
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near 90 tomorrow with a chance of showers late in the day, a lot of rain possible on friday. >> chuck, thank you. another update in 25 minutes. >> back to the "today" show after this short break. down to each piece of equipment, so they can protect their teammates and the surrounding wetlands, too. because safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better. you each drive a ford pickup ryes.? i'm going to show you a next generation pickup. awesome. let's do this. the bed is made of high-strength steel, which is less susceptible to punctures than aluminum. stronger the better. and best of all, this new truck is actually- (all laughing) oh my.. the current chevy silverado it's the chevy summer drive. get 17% below msrp on all silverado 1500 lt pickups. that's over eight thousand two hundred dollars on this chevy silverado. find new roads at your local chevy dealer. bp uses flir cameras - a new thermal imagining technology - to inspect difficult-to-reach pipelines, so we can detect leaks before humans can see them.
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because safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better. we're back. it's wednesday morning. it's wednesday morning, the 26th of july 2017. good morning. everybody. matt is enjoying time off. we miss him but he'll be back next week. headlines today, hours after voting to open the debate on health care, republicans hit with a setback. a measure was rejected by a wide margin, a new round of debate is happening today. >> the senate is holding a hearing an russian meddling in the presidential election. paul manafort will not testify yet. a subpoena was dropped after he turnev
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investigators including the notes from last summer's controversial meeting with a russian attorney. manafort agreed to negotiate a date for a future interview. >> katie ledecky is further cementing her title as the world's most dominant swimmer. the 20-year-old american lapped the field by winning by more than 19 seconds, her 12th career gold medal, the most of any woman ever. katie is back in the pool today. >> maybe katie should race the sharks. >> that's what i was thinking. also this morning, dramatic video surfacing of a daring jail break in california that involved three dangerous inmates. miguel almaguer covered that escape. good morning. >> good morning, the vo
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attorney connected to the case was taken by the inmates themselves and documents their escape and time on the run, a jail break that embarrassed local authorities and terrified this region for days. released with music, the edited video takes you inside the maximum security wing at the orange county jail where three dangerous inmates executed their daring escape, grinning for a cell phone smuggled in. the men began their caper by removing a steel leg from a bunk, then carefully sliding over a metal grate already sliced open. the video goes silent as the first inmate shimmies through the hole, returning into the frame giving the all clear to a theme song. inside the jail walls, the men remove a series of bars using rope and cloth creating a
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ladder, snapping photos of their handy work and themselves. partially dressed in jump suits, the trio reaches the route. in no rush, pausing for more photos. with freedom in sight, they would repel five stories down using ropes and tools to make their unbelievable escape. >> these three are extremely dangerous felons. >> it launched a massive 8-day manhunt. one wanted for murder, another for attempted murder and another for kidnapping and torture. >> my name is is adam hussein. >> the video includes a series of selfies and snapping photos of a cab driver who claimed he was kidnapped and forced to drive them to northern california. >> friday night in san francisco. >> posing for more photos, the inmates even filmed inside their
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whiskey, smoked marijuana and ate bananas. a baffling escape that was both stunning and embarrassing. during the manhunt, one inmate decided to drive back from the bay area with the cab driver who was kidnapped and turn himself in. the remaining two were captured in san francisco. because the escapees face more criminal charges and this case remains open, the d.a. and sheriff's department is not commenting on the video. >> i've seen it all now. thank you very much. the music, i mean -- >> unreal. new developing stories in a fatal car crash involving venus williams. her legal team is fighting back claiming williams wasn't to blame. >> reporter: good morning. it's been about six and a half weeks since this accident and this morning we're getting new clues from the bla b
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williams' car. experts from both sides will be analyzing that data trying to understand who may have been at fault in this accident. venus williams is coming out swinging off the court. the tennis star's legal team saying she's not to blame for a car crash that killed 78-year-old jerome barson and injured his life linda, instead suggesting the elderly couple was at fault. >> there are really no words to describe. >> reporter: earlier this month during wimbledon williams broke down in tears while discussing the accident. in court documents filed in response to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the barsons, williams lawyers say the barsons are at fault for failing to adequately maintain their vehicle and use their seatbelts but the barsons' lawyer disagrees. >> the black box shows that mr. and mrs. barson were wearing their seatbelts. the vehicle
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a year old in perfect working lawyer. >> reporter: also telling nbc news he has newly uncovered information from the data recorder in venus's suv that he says contradicts her claims. >> what was most surprising was the fact that ms. williams' vehicle was not going 5 mile per hour as she has claimed but in fact was going nearly 20 miles per hour. >> reporter: the initial police report said williams was at fault but after police found surveillance of the accident, they said williams lawfully entered an intersection near her home but got stuck when a car turned in front of her. when she started moving again, the car driven by linda barson entered the intersection and the two collided. >> we see from the video footage that ms. williams delayed entering the intersection. it appears she was distracted. >> williams' team tells nbc there
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black box and did not want to comment. barso another thing experts will be analyzing is the green light at the intersection behind me, how long was it green, long enough and did it malfunction. >> tammy, thanks very much. time to head over to mr. roker for a check of the weather. >> heat advisories in places you might not expect. miami, you think, well, it's hot there but not actually all that heat. we've got a heat advisory where it's going to feel 105 to 110. they had only one advisory last year, none in the previous four years so this is very unusual for them. in the midsection of the country tha they've been feeling the heat. indexes from 110 to 115 from illinois to texas and louisiana. temperatures are going to feel brutal and they'rein
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louis, memphis, jackson, tulsa and kansas city where temperatures are going to be steamy. then a frontal system pushes through. that brings in cooler air and relief. temperatures start to drop from thursday to saturday in little rock, louisville, oklahoma city and even a little down in dallas. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. comfortable outside, 70 degrees right now. mostly sunny but as we go through the day we'll see a mix of clouds and sun, maybe a couple sprinkles. a lot of areas still in the 60s. 64 dull us. if you're exercising today it's going to be nice through the entire day, only 83 for a high, so we're unseasonably cool. tomorrow closer to 90, late day storm chance there. friday scattered showers and storms lingers into saturday. >> get t
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good morning. >> good morning. a big change to the mtv video music awards and it's causing controversy. we'll tell you about it after this.
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[ cheers and applause ] and welcome back. welcome back. we're in the orange talking about my old stomping grounds. >> i feel like you should be talking about this. on tuesday mtv announced the nominees for the 2017 video music awards and missing from the list this year are the best male and female video categories. instead, mtv has combined the two into one for artist of the year, eliminating gender-specific categories. they did the same thing at their movie and tv awards in may when emma watson received the gender neutral award for best actor. social media response to this decision has been so mixed. roxanne tweets, i'm so glad you're doing this. it's about time. it's the art
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gabs writes, why did the vma's get rid of gender categories? a lot of people are getting excluded from the show. we asked on twitter what you think of the decision to eliminate gender categories. look at this, guys. right now it's split. 51% say they prefer keeping it gender specific, 49% say they're for combining the awards. we'll see who will take home the first ever artist of the year awards live on august 27. carson, i know you'll talk more about this but it's split. >> we'll have that exercise the nuclear vote right here. we can push it over. >> 51% of me likes it and 49 doesn't. >> lady gaga is going to lose to jay-z. she's a winner, she should win. >> why should she lose to jay-z. maybe she'll win. >> a better shot in a different category. >> it's not
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there are differing athletic skills. >> do you think the oscars are going to have best actor? >> i think that would be all right. am i missing something? >> it's fun to watch people who we're used to see compete against each other go at it as opposed to throwing in a jay-z or somebody else. i want to see christina, brittany. >> they keep trying to wrap us up. five women, five men, ten people nominated -- >> a suggestion box at mtv? >> a lot of people who are against it are saying it's because they feel like they need more people involved. >> more accoladeaccolades, it's >> this is more difficult than health care. >> bye-bye. nts...♪ ♪...from far away. but they only see his wrinkles.♪
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7:56 is your time. we are staying on top of that breaking news in maryland. two people died in a bad crash on route 50. here's a live look from chopper 4. if you're headed toward the district, that road just re-opened. we want to go to jack taylor who's following this for us. what's the latest? >> reporter: thank you, good morning. the delay is back on the queen ann side as you come across the bridge as you head down toward the county side. the pace greatly improves. nothing in the left on the shoulder to look at. new trouble spot is going to be in washington county on i-70 eastbound as you approach i-81. a single file right lane is getting by. authorities on the scene outside of hagerstown. back to you. >> we'll check your forecast next. stay with us.
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good morning. another nice start to the day. most areas in the 60s. 72 in washington, 83 for a high this afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds but we get the rain chances increasing late tomorrow into friday and for the start of your weekend. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. back to the "today" show.
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it's 8:00 on 8:00 on "today." breaking overnight, health care setback, the senate rejecting the latest effort to repeal and replace obamacare just hours after john mccain returns to washington with a message for his colleagues. >> we're getting nothing done, my friends. we're getting nothing done. >> where does it go from here? we're live in washington. ♪ plus, pushing the limits. natalie scales mountains with a rock climber who's making history and learning a thing or two about climbing herself. >> i think that is the scariest thing i've ever done in my life. i would take childbirth ten times over again. and over the line, why this pop star is sliding her way
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a social media firestorm today, wednesday, july 26, 2017. >> savannah, please come out and meet our savannah. hi, savannah. >> hi, savannah. >> mother/daughter bucket list, selfie with matt. >> we miss you, matt lauer. >> i came to new york city hoping to see someone famous. and you will today. who do you want to see today? >> hota. >> she's like who is that? breaking news on the plaza. >> we're pregnant! >> baby number two on the way! >> talk about headlines. good morning. welcome back to "today." nice to have you along with us. matt has the morning off but he'll be back
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next week. let's start your news at 8:00. >> senate republicans are struggling to advance their campaign to repeal and replace obamacare. tuesday's vote signalled a tough road ahead even with a big boost from senator john mccain. we'll get the latest from kristen welker. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. president trump is increasingly using his bully pulpit to try to get a health care reform bill passed but overnight the gop's latest effort failed just hours after they had opened debate on the issue, all highlighting the steep challenges republicans still face to overhaul obamacare. overnight, another setback for health care legislation. the senate decisively rejecting a republican plan to repeat and replace obamacare. >> on this vote, the yays are 43, the nays 57. >> reporter: the proposal failing to get the 60 votes needed, sending the republican-controlled senate back to the drawing board. the vote coming six hours after senate republicans tried to
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effort to overhaul obamacare with another nail-biting vote to begin the health care debate. one critical yes vote coming from senator john mccain returning 11 days after brain surgery to a hero's welcome. mccain delivering a powerful message to his colleagues, even urging them to stand up to the president. >> we are not the president's subordinates. we are his equal. >> reporter: president trump was back on familiar ground tuesday night, a campaign-style rally in ohio, a state that helped him win the white house. >> we're now one step closer to liberating our citizens from this obamacare nightmare. >> reporter: the event had all the hallmarks are 2016, from pointing out protestors -- >> boy, he's a young one. he's going back home to mommy. >> reporter: to making bold statements. >> with the exception of the late great abraham lincoln, i can be more presidential than
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this office. >> reporter: and bashing one of his favorite foes. >> fake, fake, fake news. >> reporter: also under a microscope this morning, attorney general jeff sessions after the president renewed his attacks against sessions for recusing himself in the russia investigation. >> i am disappointed in the attorney general. he should not have recused himself. >> reporter: but mr. trump stopping short of saying whether he plans to fire sessions. >> we will see what happens. time will tell. >> reporter: attorney general sessions is showing no signs he's going to step down, although those close to him acknowledge he is feeling hurt by the president's comments. the president has the authority to remove a cabinet member at any time for any reason. carson. >> kristen welker at the white house, thanks. north korea threatened overnight to launch a nuclear strike at the heart of the u.s. if washington tries to remove kim jong-un from power. the cia director mike pompeo
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the u.s. was looking into regime change options in north korea. u.s. officials now believe the north is progressing so quickly it could have a nuclear missile capable of reaching the u.s. mainland as early as next year. another long range missile test is expected within days. a california teen was arrested this week after police say he was seen on surveillance video abandoning his newborn baby in a mall parking lot. you can see the young man open the back door of his toyota, takes out a car seat with his child inside, places it on the ground next to his vehicle, gets back in his car, backs out and pulls away. the 16-day-old baby was discovered minutes later by a barber shop employee. police tracked down 18-year-old daniel mitchell a short time later. he faces several charges. that baby was taken to a hospital where he's being treated for an unrelated medical conditi condition. dramatic video of a heroic rescue at sea. it shows the captain
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capsized fishing boat who jumped into cold, choppy waters to save two crewmen. another fisherman was pulled out by a good samaritan in a passing boat. the coast guard air lifted the most serious to an ambulance. the widow of a new york city police detective who was killed more than two years ago has just given birth to their baby girl. the nypd posted pictures of her and her new daughter who was born on tuesday. chen was a newlywed when her husband and his partner died in an ambush. she was able to conceive through in vitro fertilization using sperm that had been preserved. now she wants to introduce angelina to the nypd. speaking of babies, we have baby names going the way of the dinosaur. you'll be surprised at the new list. natalie is going to extremes with a
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the protection that they need and the whiter teeth that they want. ♪ ♪ we're back. we're back. it's wednesday. you know what's happening? we are going to trend. let's do it. baby names, the trends, come and go. here are the most popular names right now. girls, emma, olivia and ava. >> classic. >> boys, liam, followed by noah. names on the verge of extension, not chosen yet once in 2017. ready? betty, blanche, krista, olga and rhonda have not been chosen yet. >> krista is kind
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>> and rhonda. >> and olga. >> you guys want the boys' names? here they are. homer has gone away. lowell, roosevelt. >> i like roosevelt. >> rudolph and willard. >> willard, come on. you can't do that. >> are you guys ready to find out where your names rank? >> yeah. >> carson, you lead the pack. 82. you're in the list of normal names. you're number 82. albert, you are 461. >> yes! >> savannah, you are 1,414. >> that doesn't sound right. >> i feel like there are a lot of
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shanelle and me. who has the weirdest name of all. i am ranked 10,238. and schenn elle, there are no results. >> i think about my parents now. something about a car and the sun. >> a guy named johnny. >> what were they up to? >> thinking about that. >> get to pop start. starting with justin bieber, we're learning more about why he cancelled his tour. scooter braun releasing a statement saying on behalf of justin and myself, we're sorry.
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first. bieber spoke to tmz and said everything's fine. after two years on tour he plans to rest and relax. he apologized to his fans, added at the very end, have a blessed da day. he needs some time off. sierra and her husband russell wilson recently took a family trip to china. sierra shared video from that trip as you see her riding on the great wall of china toboggan slide. she's got the 3-month-old with her. people online quick to criticize her. greg tweeting, has your attention seeking narcissism as a couple affected your parenting decisions too? this is ridiculous, she's three months old. others jumping in to defend her. one comment, people please, stop the mommy judging. she and russell are great parents and wouldn't put their kids in danger. on the
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their nominations on tuesday. leading the pack, the video for kendrick lamar's humble. the weeknd and katy perry each got five nominations. new category, best fight against the system, that celebrates videos that inspired viewers to fight injustice. nominees for song of sum ear will will be allowed at a later date. de despacito. >> there's only one despacito. >> i'm still plugging mtv. check out the awards live on sunday august 27. daly click. i don't know if you remember the video i showed of a bear
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motorcycle. here it is. >> i love that. >> in the theme of motorcycles, here's two buddies cruising down the highway. they notice something on the side of the road. check out what they see here, a closer look as they pass by. that's a nun riding on her bicycle. >> wait -- >> just out to fulfill her need for speed. she's in the full tour de france position pushing the bike to the max. >> with the basket. >> nun on the run. not something you see every day. that's what i imagine martha stewart looks like in the hamptons, basket filled with fruits and veggies, on her way to snoop's house. >> you may get a letter from martha for that one. >> al, let's do the weather. >> excellent stuff, carson. i like that. let's show you on the radar we've got some strong storms stretching from just south of minneis
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fair skies out to the west. we are looking at severe weather today from kansas city, davenport, des moines, 4 million people at risk. we're looking at strong storms firing up into chicago, parts of the great lakes later tonight. sun finally out in the northeast. new england heavy rain along the southeastern atlantic coast. monsoonal moisture starting to abate just a little bit. up and down the west coast a spectacular day. i love the nun on the bike video. good stuff. i don't know what her hurry was. probably trying to leave a bad habit behind. temperatures in the 60s and 70s, nice day today. afternoon temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. maybe a sprinkle or two close to the bay. tomorrow, better chance for showers much later on in the day. rain and thunderstorms likely on friday and showers likely to impact most of your saturday. have a good day.
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>> and that's your >> that is your latest weather. carson. >> al, thanks so much. more of our special series this week, pushing the limit. >> a rock climber is making history and natalie got a chance to do a little climbing with him because she's pretty brave too. good morning. >> good morning. i pushed my own limits. in the world of rock climbing, tommy caldwell is a true legend scaling mountains with just his hands and feet and has already achieved what many thought was impossible, free climbing yosemite's don wall, a man going to extremes with his mind and body. >> my whole life has been about pushing myself. >> reporter: combining a masterful grip with his innate grit, tommy caldwell transforms the unthinkable into the incredible. >> you feel the power of mother nature in that environment. >> it's in your blood. >> yes. >> reporter: tommy's records on the rocks began when he was just a teenager, here near
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>> what got you so hooked? >> all about my dad really. >> did you ever have any fear? >> i almost was addicted to it in a way from a really young age, not very fearful. >> reporter: that aversion to fear became tommy's secret weapon. >> i would climb six days aweek either in the climbing gym or we started traveling all over the world. >> reporter: at just 16 years old he entered his first international climbing competition and won it. mountains became tommy's quest but at the age of 21 a harrowing event nearly ended it all. tommy was with a small expedition group in kyrgyzstan and captured by rebel fighters for six terrifying days. >> we were progressively getting closer and closer to death. >> reporter: when he saw his captor alone and vulnerable, tommy pounced, pushing the armed militant over a cliff. incredibly, they all managed to escape. >> how did that change you? >> it made me want to live every day to its fullest. that's
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started to sky rocket in a way. >> reporter: did it ever. from patagonia's fifth traverse to yosemite's magic mushroom, almost nothing could stop tommy, even losing part of a finger. then he set his sights on something nobody had ever done before, el capitan's don wall, the biggest, hardest, blankest surface, considered the world's most dramatic rock faces. >> we worked out the climbing moves. we failed at times. >> his training grueling. for seven years he practiced the moves. he partnered with kevin jorgenson and in 2017 the two set out to climb their way up the wall and into history considered the most difficult climb in the world, using ropes only to catch their falls, they pulled themselves up inch by inch over 19 days. up the don wall's
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bad but the anchors are always good so we get in a situation where we can fall 60 feet. >> reporter: as the world watched, their climb became an international sensation. >> incredible and historic feat by two american climbers. >> reporter: after a lifetime of training, that impossible dream became real. >> my family had sacrificed so much to help me do that. it was really a shared moment. >> reporter: a shared moment that he describes in his new book, the push, a climber's journey of risk and going beyond limits. >> it teaches you how to negotiate the risks in life. >> reporter: tommy calls it a state of bliss. and as somebody who had never climbed before, he took me up the rocks near his home. >> it's going to get easier here in a second. >> i think that is the scariest thing i have ever done in my life. i'm not kidding. >> reporter: the thrill is very real. >> ah. >> i got you
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real for me. >> oh god, i don't like the wind. i would take childbirth ten times over again. >> reporter: but for tommy it's a way of life, and at home in colorado the father of two still trains religiously. by embracing fear and learning from failure, tommy is changing the game and living every day to the extreme. >> what pushes you to the limits? >> i think it's built within me to want to push myself as hard as i can. i can't really imagine a life without that. >> for now, tommy says he is focusing on his family. he's a very devoted father of two before diving back into another all-consuming goal but he is planning some smaller climbs near his home and also in canada and green land. i'm telling you, he did push me to my limits. that's the most scared i've ever been. >> that's saying something. >> it was scary. o
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from the couch to the refrigerator. natalie is a real athlete. nat, thank you so much. >> a lot of fun. >> al, we moved birthdays up because they're so exciting this morning. >> we've got a couple of good ones. they're all terrific but a couple of folks getting up there. happy 101st birthday to elizabeth shawbacker from port st. lucie, florida. says her secret to longevity, two glasses of wine every day. eileen stewart of sun prairie, wisconsin, 100. better known as grandma eek and specializes in spoiling her grandkids. nice hobby. happy 108th birthday to henry van stellton, an entrepreneur from california, still drives his car around town. when he was 105 he passed his
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license. you go. maybe become an uber driver. rosie caesar, port author, texas, celebrating 100 years, keeps her mind sharp by watching game shows. lisa cohen, also turning 100, married to the love of her life for 70 years. a happy 100th birthday to leonard osland of sycamore, illinois. this gentleman didn't retire until he was 84 years old. if you know somebody celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, we would love to hear about it and show it. send us a phot photo >> the 100-year-olds are whipper snappers. >> still driving his car, great. >> thank you. just ahead, a new batch of steals and deals, cannot afford to miss
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plus summer dinner dishes after your local news and weather. and dish. >> can't wait. >> after your local news and weather. [ cheers and applause ]
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8:46 on wednesday july 26. an update now on the incident near the chesapeake bay bridge. the westbound lanes of route 50 are back open after a double fatal crash early this morning. let's check in with jack taylor more the morning's commute. >> it's still a tough one if you're coming off the queen ann side of the bay bridge, that's where the pace starts to improve now. you're going to find it's still pretty heavy and slow but at least all lanes open from that earlier serious crash. new trouble spot with massive delays both sides of 295 across the 11th street bridge onto t
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blocks a single right lane. authorities are with it. enjoy that ride because it's going to take you a while. back to you. >> a check of your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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another comfortable day with temperatures cooler than average and low humidity around today. stormy weather likely for friday and showers linger into your saturday.
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♪ good morning, good morning, everybody. it is 8:30 in the morning. taking selfies on the plaza. the crowd is so cute. adorable. hi, everybody. we have some darn good weather out here. let's dosy doe. 48 hours from now, you know who's going to be here? fitz and the tantrums. >> there's fitz right there. >> great show band.
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we're digging into the decade and pulling out great songs of summers past. '70s. margaritaville. today we're winding back the clock to 1981. "jesse's girl." ♪ yesterday you had margaritaville and brought us margaritas. is jesse's girl coming out? >> my sister tortured me with this song. she would play it over and over. >> this is the time of day where we point somebody out, a single person from the crowd. today we're going to mix it up. jill is assisting with the surprise. jill? >> hi, guys. today we're going to highlight five of our friends in the
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basket. if each of you could come over, you're going to -- [ cheers and applause ] >> what? >> a full basket they get to keep. >> we get to give it away? [ cheers and applause ] >> i like these ladies back here. there you go. >> this is for his wife. >> this is for you, honey. >> this is so exciting. >> that was awesome by the way. >> salmon recipe straight from
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restaurants in new york that's easy enough for you to make at home. >> that was so fun. >> thank you, jill. let's show you what we have happening starting off with today. looking at a milder day in the northeast, beautiful day in the mid-atlantic states. heavy rain through the southeast. strong storms in the upper mississippi river valley and sunshine along the west coast. for tomorrow, we got severe storms making their way into the ohio river valley, oppressively warm and hot through florida, heavy rain through the southwest and plenty of sunshine making its way out west. a nice family here. where are you guys from? >> great falls, virginia. >> your name? >> rick and my beautiful wife brenda. that's justin, that's -- i got to look at their faces. camille, carson and his twin brother. >> thanks so
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good wednesday morning. still comfortable outside right now. 72 degrees, cooler than normal as we go through the day. mainly dry conditions, maybe a couple sprinkles at best. most of you should stay dry. 69 in clinton. most of the area now in the upper 60s but later on this afternoon 83 for a high, normal high is 88 degrees. a mix of sun and clouds through the day today. tomorrow hotter, near 90, rain chances increase friday lasting into your saturday. >> don't forget, get the weather you need any time of the day or night. go to the weather channel on cable. hota. >> hello, al. >> thanks so much. you guys, it is time, you've been waiting all day, time for steals and deals. why go out and shop. jill martin is here with unbeatable bargains you cannot get anywhere else. you top yourself week after week. let's sta
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[ cheers and applause ] welcome back, everybody. ah, summer. the long, magical welcome back. summer, those long magical days, no school, swimming and fun and then you hear, i'm bored. abby larson came up with fun and clever solutions for kids of all ages. the only down side of summer is kids get a little crazy. >> we're at the end of july, a little bit to go. we have some fun projects that won't break the bank, won't get too messy and you can use stuff you have around the house. this is the best one. parker is going to help us make ice cream in a bag. we have a gallon bag and a pint sized bag. parker is going to add about a cup of
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size bag. i'm going to add a couple tablespoons of sugar. then a little bit of vanilla. now we zip this really tight. in our larger bag we filled it halfway with ice. we add a half cup of kosher or sea salt. the salt lowers the melting temperature of the ice so it stays solid for longer. when you put your cream mixture in the bag and zip this up tight ly, you have time to create that ice cream mixture. parker is going to start shaking.
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the sweet spot with usually 8 minutes. when he's done, it's awesome. it comes out as ice cream. >> wow. >> i know. >> parker needs to taste it. he can have a real bowl but at our house we just throw some toppings in there. >> make your sundae. here we have audrey and william. you know these kids, don't you? >> these are my beautiful kids. they're going to help us paint with water guns. >> a lot of parents are like painting, oh, no. >> this is so easy and doesn't involve very much parental supervision, unless they're painting each other. mix equal parts washable paint and water and then load it up into a water gun. >> oh, my gosh. >> i know. scary but i like these little bottles right here, makes it super easy tol
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grab a gun. we've hung some water color paper on an easel. >> audrey is so ready to fire. >> fire, guys, fire. >> let them go town. this this will keep them busy for a long time. >> good job. this is cute. >> it's not always sunny in the summertime. sometimes it's rainy so we're making summer glitter globes which is basically a snow globe. start with a jar with a tightly fitting lid, whatever you have. emily is going to hot glue a little figurine.
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found. >> we've all got this stuff. >> glue that down and set aside to dry. it only takes a couple minutes. power it up to the top. >> that's just water? >> plain old water. you can add a little bit of vegetable glycerin, a clear, vegetable-based oil and makes the glitter go through slowly. we're going to skip that and go straight to the glitter. add as much as or as little as you want. place the lid on and screw it on as tight as you can. give it a good shake. >> really fun. >> if you turn it upside down you can see it's a beautiful snow globe. >> cute. >> and they make good
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>> i'm mesmerized by this. >> this is a good one. we are making pool noodle sling shots. cut the noodle to four to six inches, tie off the end. then we're going to cut off the top. then fit the balloon around the noodle. get that tie right in the center. secure it with a little duct tape here. the kids have some finished ones. i have a finished one for you. >> how do we do it? >> load them up. don't load too many or they'll get stuck in there. >> what do we put in these? >> more issu
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game. pull as hard as you can. pop. imagine the games you can play with this one. >> that's really fun. last but not least. >> all you have to do is give a kid a cardboard box and duct tape and they're going to have a lot of fun but this is for the parents. we've made this collapsable but cutting down the back and bottom. you can collapse these guys and slide them into the closet or under the bed. >> nice little pad she's got. >> exactly. >> so cute. thank you, these are great ideas. kids, good job. you can find more on look for more fun ideas. up next, if you need ideas for dinner, we have a recipe for a light and easy meal. you can try it tonight. first, this is "today" on nbc. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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it is 8:50 here. we're back with "today food." if you're looking for a simple summer dish to brighten up the plate, this is roxanne, the chef atki kingsley in new york. you have a no-waste policy. >> we produce zero trash at the restaurant. we compost and recycle everything and use whole animals. we're not buying extra bones or doing that stuff. we use of every part of every piece we get in. >> that's cool. are we going salmon? >> we're going to do a salmon for the summer and a dill cream sauce. >> it ee's by the season. what kind of salmon are we doing today? >> this is a sock eye salmon. >> we were noticing the color.
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what's the first thing we start with? sauce? >> we get the sauce going. salmon takes zero time to cook. we're going to get everything together. >> is this a sauce you would do ahead of time? >> i would recommend you bring it all the way to the last step. and you can have your reduction ready to go. keep it cold in the fridge for a couple days. you can warm it up, mount the b butter and be done. >> this is an awesome knife. is that your knife? >> your knife. >> i have sticky fingers. why do you use twine on the dill? >> it's easier to take out of the pan. >> what if you don't have kitchen twine? >> rubber band. >> do you cook all the time? >> i do. >> you also do -- you will break down a pig. do a lot of difre
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you use every part of that pig. >> it's local. it's seasonal. we'll have pig. duck, whole venison. what did you throw in there? >> vinegar and white wine, we're going to make a reduction. we don't want to have too too much acid in there. we're going to concentrate it. >> how long to get to that point? >> you can come down in probably 10 minutes, 15 minutes. that's is going to set. at this point, is where you want to add your cream. >> real deal cream, right? >> real deal cream. the whole dish is healthy except for this one thing. >> got it. you don't have to have the sauce. >> absolutely. >> that normal? >> it's just reduced. you're eating the salmon.
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>> and the creaminess. it's yummy. >> do you have the sauce on there? >> i have some sauce. >> you want to reduce it down tightly. if you add your butter and it's too liquidy, you have to separate it out. >> going veggies. >> sauteed veggies. you are going to go -- any oil down? >> yes. oil in the pan, skinside down. >> how long? >> just a couple minutes. as soon as you see it took, you want to flip it. >> put the fleshl side down. >> i've been going two minutes on first sides and i bake it off. >> i prefer my salmon on the medium-rare side. >> salmon comes in a hard shape. youav
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here. there's a butter flip on your salmon. did you know that, savannah? >> she's flipping butter on it. that's why it tastes so good. >> oh. >> this is good. check out -- we have to go. go to kinsley. check out roxanne. i want to know what you can do with the scraps her. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. thanks to roxanne here.
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all righty. what's coming up, guys? >> i'm excited. we have chrissy teigen. >> a lot to talk about. >> and home generations with the listed sisters on 8:56 is your time on this wednesday, july 26, 2017. good morning to you. we want to check on your commute with jack taylor. good morning to you, jack. >> good morning. 50 west still a little bit of a trip coming off the bay bridge headed toward annapolis. all the activity has cleared but the delay remains. new trouble out
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♪ this morning on "today's this morning, model and tv host motherhood, marriage and her man, john legend. we'll show you easy room red redos. and sweet treats to beat the heat, coming up right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey. it is wednesday morning. humpday. hu humpday. >> that's what's new. >> when have you ever said -- >> the geico commercial. remember? >> with the camel. >> mike, mike, mike. july 26th,
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"roses" by the chain smosmokers. mila. before she goes to bed. she will call me seven times. she will go -- ♪ don't let me down i think i'm losing my mind now ♪ >> and you go in. that's funny. >> that's creative. >> can you record that for us one day, please. >> sure. >> it comes to mind, the percentage adage, one day yours will do to you what you did to yours. >> i can't wait until she's 16. >> this is a recuring theme. >> if you're out on the town -- >> most of the time we don't have the latest. >> i didn't do anything besides worry -- worry is not the word. my boy twin, the 5-year-old, he doesn't eat dinner. and i posted -- how long ago did
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>> did he eat the toast? >> that's all he eats. bread and bagels. >> he's like us. he likes the cashercarbs. >> let's try brown rice. if you take the brown off of it. we walk into whole foods. i'm going to try something different. you can pick anything healthy. let's create a mraplatter from whole foods. he looked at the buffets. we went to all of the stations. the world is your oyster. you know where he goes? muffins and the croissants. >> if anybody has suggestions. >> don't tell me, put the broccoli in the blender and he won't see it. he loves vegetables. >> put him on a veggie diet. >> that's all he eats is vegetables. vegetables and carbs. >> is he like that the rest of the day? >>
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i'm giving him bacon every day. >> what about turkey bacon? >> nope. >> my pediatrician says as long as they're eating a lot of veggies, you're okay. >> does he eat grilled cheese? >> i'll give it to him, and he will tear it apart. >> he doesn't like cheese? >> when you tear things and you spread it out. >> he doesn't like cheese? >> sometimes. some days. >> if he's eating veggies, he's okay. and he's a little string bean. >> he'll be fine. >> really? >> he's fine. >> my children are also car carb-lovers, just like their momma. and they went on -- last night, there's a new restaurant in our neighborhood, that opened up. and mila, mommy, i've been dying to go to serafina. i called henry. i said, you're going to come home early.
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>> how cute. >> aren't they the cutest? >> do they get dressed up to go to din center. >> mila put on that little black dress. i'm going to put on a little black dress for the occasion. >> yeah. you're in big trouble. >> yeah, right? >> a little black dress already. >> and poppy refused to change. we had so much fun. and carb loaded. i'm not worried about the carb loading. >> it seems like he doesn't eat. >> he'll eat. >> when? everybody keeps saying that. relax. >> he needs to try some of al's protein shake. >> his cold brew? >> get him a cold brew. >> i underestimated the cold brew craze. you make it. but at the store. >> cold brew is in. i'm trying to go into business with al. >> we'll mawork on it. >> can my face be on it, too. >> cold
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brew. i did a story a few weeks ago for "weekend today" on hans zimmer. his movies collectively have grossed $25 billion. he's done everything from "driving miss daisy," to "the lion king," to "pirates of the caribbean." as soon as you hear it, you know the composer. >> you think of "driving miss daisy," don't you think about the music? >> yes. he is on tour right now. he sold out coachella. he did six concerts. this was at radio city. sold out. as a 50-piece orchestra and a chor chorus. >> this was last night? >> this was last night. it's a soundtrack of your life from the '80s, '90s and today. >> did you hear and say, i didn't know he did that? >> because i'm a
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>> we would have been like -- >> i didn't know that. >> you hear the music. "man of steel." >> that's fun. >> and so, there was noble it issing neis i nobody sitting next to us. one of your friends decided, you know what? there's somebody sitting here and someone famous asks, can they sit there? >> i am with you. and i get up to use the restaurant. >> and john mayer. he teams up with bud light would you give your seat to a celebrity? two friends at a bar. one goes to the bathroom and asks the other to save the seat. a series of folks looking for that seat. all builds to john mayer. >> it's reality. i didn't realize that. >> she scoots the seat? in. >> is this taken? >> it's okay. i will just get a drink here. i'm sorry. >> i'm
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>> i'm from connecticut. >> i'm from fair field, connecticut. right on. >> i wish my friend was here. >> it's funny you say your friend. i'm doing a friend test to see if you would hold the seat for your friend. you're not letting me seat. i'm going to give you two passes. >> can i have a hug? >> can i sit for the hug? >> no. >> it was a test. you passed it again. >> she is a good friend. >> don't you always want friends like that? >> wait. okay. >> i think you're under the bus. >> jenna knows, i have been in a similar situation. >> i was not with sheinelle, but hen sheinelle was with a friend. and did you save that seat? >> come on. >> it didn't happen like that. the point is, i think a real friend should understand if it's a celebrity that you really like. >> who was the celebrity? >> why does it matter? >> don't you know? who is
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you can't bring it up and not say. >> it's no big deal. >> it wasn't a big deal. >> just saying. >> it's no big deal. >> come on, now. come on. >> oh. >> come on. >> i was at -- >> by the way, i didn't throw you under the bus. >> it's fine. it came up. it wasn't the other day. apollo theater. >> man or woman? >> yeah. >> good-looking man. it's not about that. it's not. >> good-looking man? >> see? this is why i can't tell a story. >> don't bring up the story. >> my point was that i would probably give the seat away. >> you would. >> who is your biggest crush? al? >> halle berry. >> if halle berry walked up and you were saving the seat for matt lauer. would you give the seat away? >> no. i would offer her my
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>> tow chuche. >> i didn't think of that. >> i would think that matt lauer would understand. >> i could do both. >> you have to stand up the whole time. so what? it's halle berry. >> he will take the stand. >> your mystery guy. >> i will tell you during the break. >> i'm the surrogate for the audience here. we don't want them to feel left out. >> the point is, she would give the seat up. >> i would give it away. >> we're going to ask this to our next guest, coming up. chrissy teigen, a fantastic mom and game show host. up next, do you hate shhers? folks that shh you in the movie theater? we're i'm leaving you, wesley. but why? you haven't noticed me in two years. i was in a coma. well, i still deserve appreciation.
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more of "today's take." >> okay. i read a thread this week that's gone viral. folks asking questions what little thing would you make illegal because it annoys you. some on the list, talking in a movie theater. do you shh people talking during a movie? >> you give them a look. >> i like the look. >> the look is effective. >> and i smile when i look. i try to -- >> like a cute look. >> hey. >> but i will say, i was in a broadway show, right after mila was born. >> you were in a broadway show? >> i wasn't in a broadway show. >> "lion king." >> the only thing, mila. >> that would be fun. it is tempting to holdli little mila up. and henry, the first time he baby sat alone. >> not
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it's called parenting. he called it baby sitting at the time because we were very new. he was texting. where is the bottom warmer? it ee's plugged in. where is the bottles? i was writing him back. this was too early. i was with my sister. a man next to me depose, do you want to put that phone away and enjoy the theater? i hate being scolded. it took me back to sixth grade in the principal's office. and i was like, yes, sir. and i put it away. i have a newborn baby. >> he didn't care? >> i don't care. i get his point. it's ee's annoying to see a lit light. it's rude. i think you never know where people are coming from. >> that's true. for me, two things. somebody puts a finger in my
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you better know what you're talking about. >> i don't like that. >> i want to be, can you take your finger out of my face. that was one. and the other thing, if somebody says, oh, sweetie. don't call me sweetie. unless it comes out of indearment. do you get annoyed when i call you sheinelley? >> no. >> when you hold the door for people and they don't say thank you. it's annoying. >> like they expect it. >> my mom gets annoyed when people say, bless your heart. it happens a lot. in texas, it's a common saying. i don't think it comes out of malice. but her heart doesn't need -- doesn't need blessing. she's fine. >> oh, bless her heart. >> i'm comes out of -- >> a little jab. >> a little knock. >> i don't know if we could prosecute any of
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by the way, when they said this went viral, i was like, what do you mean viral. >> 10,000 likes in over 24 hours. now it's 100,000. >
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saturday before we see significant chances of rain. friday one to two inches and saturday a little on the showery side. >> thank you. you can get the latest news and weather on the nbc washington app. another update in 25 minutes.
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she's a television host, model, chef, mom and social media superstar. >> of course, we're talking about this nice lady, chrissy teig teigen. unless, a "new york times" best selling cookbook author and has another one in the works. >> it's noise to be at the table. >> we like you at the table. can we talk about lip-sync battle? >> always. >> you got nominated for an emmy. i know. i can't believe it. john has got his g.o.t. and what if i had the "e"? >> i would be excited for an emmy. >> i
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you heard her name the products. does it feel like work to you? do you think, is this happening? >> things are fun. i'm lucky to be part of the things i'm apart of. it feels like work. especially with baby. it's feeling more like work as i age. i'm out of breath. running to your studio. we're late? >> where am i? and now, you're on tour with john. >> yes. >> on face value, people say, that's got to be glamorous. it's probably not as glamorous. >> no. you're on that bus. we love being on the bus. we watch movies and netflix all day. but then, though, you have to get off and get into a hotel at some point. usually at 4:00 in the morning. you're barefoot. everyone's like, who is in this bus? you look disgusting. you stumble out and go to the hotel room. it's like groundhog day a bit. >> do you forget where you are? >> all the me
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with your darling girl. >> i don't know if it's more for so me. i love aquariums. we try to find a coolest little place for her. she is so lucky. she gets to go backstage. >> do you have the earphones? >> she hasn't gone to a show yet. >> she hasn't? >> i don't know. not quite there. she sees pictures her and she gets excited. >> just like us. >> i mention you're a social media superstar. there's one instagram post. you were vacations in bali or something like that. >> fab. >> amazing. >> we're calling it a cleanse. it was a retreat. >> with the baby? >> yes. >> you need to. >> look at this. >> wow. like "the king and i." ? >> at the resort, they wanted to dress us p. john went all--in. he has double-earrings. >> what dough yo
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cleanse? >> you eat healthy. and you are -- for me, it was all about moving again. i hadn't moved, hadn't worked out. and luna is 15 months now. >> 15 months? >> yeah. that went fast. >> i hadn't worked out once. for me, it was getting back into pilates. and kind of really figuring out my body again and getting back to a better mental state. yeah. >> talking about babies, there's a social media phenomenon. people sending you pictures that look like john. baby pictures that look like john. >> how did this start? >> it started with one. >> is that not john? >> started with that guy. >> that's not john? >> john's bigger, i think. >> as a baby. >> yeah. started out with him. and then, kim kardashian put it on my baby shower cake. it came back to haunt me like a year later. now, there's a new john baby.
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the simple fact is, john looks like a baby. you're showing me things i know. >> it's cute. >> it's cute. but i'm flooded with it. flooded. >> john look like a baby. >> and there's that undertone is, is this john's baby? >> i hadn't gone there. >> you're working on a cookbook. you have a great one that's so fun. >> thank you, yeah. >> what's your favorite summer dish? >> i have so many. i love eating hearty foods. i love casseroles. my mom's scalloped potatoes is my favorite. people talk summer and lean toward a lighter fare. i like watermelon and tomato salad. >> you teamed up with mcdonald's and uber. >> i have the best life in the world. truly. there's two things i love.
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mcdonald's. and now, they have this -- now, they have mcdelivery. and everyone that orders mcdelivery on uber eats, gets some kind of dope piece of item. i got a sweatshirt. i got a picnic basket. >> everybody? >> you can only get it in this way. >> do it now. >> yeah. do it now. >> really? >> yeah. it's so fun, now. it's so instagramible, too. once you wear it, you get flooded with comments about how badly everybody needs to order it. >> i like it. >> always great to see you. >> i love you guys. >> thanks so much. coming up, the dynamic duo who generate homes on a budget. now, the listed sisters will help you needles. essential for him, but maybe not for people with rheumatoid arthritis. because there are options.
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>> let's go outside and then in. >> all right. >> go ahead, sis. >> there's a lot of things that you can do to spruce up your exterior that doesn't take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. this is the before of a home we just did. it aired on the new season of "listed sisters" a couple weeks ago. with some paint, completely transformed the space. we painted the trim. if you want to swipe again. >> and you have a new door. it makes it look modern. >> it's the same door. we took down the storm door. >> the screen. >> we stripped the paint and stained it. you can paint your door and make a statement. >> you couldn't tell there was a porch in the left one. you highlighted it, right? >> after
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off. it starts to look dingy. putting a nice coat of pain brings it back. >> this is the bedroom. >> looks a little dated. very bland. and after, complete transformation. >> you changed the bed direction. >> you put it in a catty-corner, which is interesting. >> we were staging this house to sell. this showcased the room best. you have a window here and a window there. all we did was bring in a fresh coat of paint. we got rid of that dated light fixture. that fan. >> do before and after. >> there we go. >> oh, yeah. >> there was that fan. it just felt like it was just big over your head. we updated the flooring. these are the same floors. we sanded them,
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and we added some curtains and a fresh coat of paint. >> can we move to the den? >> this looks like a typical den. >> before and after. >> whoa. >> big transformation here. i think there was a transformation there. >> yeah. >> where do you start? >> if you notice, a lot of people have the dated brick fireplace. you can update it with paint. and in this case, we put reclaimed wood on it. built-in shelving. brought in lighter furniture. >> a lot of guys like the dark leather. >> that was awesome. thank you so much. >> this is why you have a show. you're good. >> we like twins. >> yes. >> she has twins. i am a twin. >> my gosh. >> bring us in.
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al, does he have -- >> he doesn't have twins. but he's got -- >> mike. what's the guy that looks like you? we're looking at a milder day in the northeast. mid-atlantic states severe storms as you make your way up into the upper midwest. monsoonal moisture continues in the southwest but trying to cut that off but it's not happening. lots of sunshine along the west coast and then for tomorrow the heat continues, texas on into the central plains. heavy rain makes its way into the southwest. again, west coast looking spectacular. severe storms into the ohio river valley and making their way into the alleghenys. oppressive heat and rain down through southern florida. good morning. 75 degrees now in the district. we're looking at nice conditions across the board through today. then we get those rain chances increasing late tomorrow and
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79 in gaithersburg. it's not going to be hot today at all. we'll be staying below normal for our high temperature. 83 degrees, a mix of sun and clouds, maybe a couple sprinkles at best but the rain chance is coming late tomorrow through the day friday and into your saturday. >> and that's y >> that's your latest weather. up next, triple berry cheesecake chocolate chip cookie balls, dessert. satisfying your sweet tooth with no-bake desserts. shut the front door, coming up next. i go with anoro. ♪go your own way copd tries to say, "go this way." i say, "i'll go my own way" with anoro. ♪go your own way once-daily anoro contains two medicines called bronchodilators, that work together to significantly improve lung function all day and all night. anoro is not for asthma .
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♪ ♪ when you make a pb&j with smucker's, that's the difference between ordinary everyday and exquisitely delicious in an everyday sort of way. because with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. "today food" is created with our sponsor, smucker's fruit and honey. naturally sweetened with honey. >> sounds good to me. this morning on "today food," no-bake desserts. sounds good to me. the last thing you want to do in the summer is to turn on the oven in the house. >>
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we like a no-bake situation. >> we are making some triple berry no-bake cheesecakes the we have the triple berry fruit and honey. cream cheese. the little tart shells you can get in the baking aisle. >> i love mint. >> dream cheese, soften it up. this is not how you do it. >> this look like something i would do. should i just do it like this. >> that works, too. get yourself a jenna in the kitchen b to heto help you. if you have owe guyogurt, that too. and then, the triple berries and the honey. use mix that all up. >> okay. >> we have it over here
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>> you love a cheese take? >> dress it up with a little mint? >> do you put them in the fridge? >> what about the freeze center. >> it's a good idea. >> i like it. >> what's next? no-bake cookies. these are so cute. they're little cookie balls. without the eggs. we are using strawberries, honey, vegetable oil, slivered almonds and oats and chocolate chips. we get our oats and the slivered almonds. and you blitz it up quickly to get it finely ground. you add your honey, your vanilla extract. >> not bad on health factor. >> this is a good breakfast cookie. i'm
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cook cookie. you have oats and fruit and honey. if the mixture is too wet, you can add some extra. i don't want to break another machine here. i already did one. >> not working. okay. >> you scoop them out. >> we scoop them out. you can use a little vegetable oil on your hands. we can do this. we got this. you started it nor for me. >> we have a minute left. >> all right. >> this is -- >> you like it? >> this is my favorite. we have a dessert peanut butter and jelly sandwich. we have pound cake. >> i just started slicing. >> that's perfect. you brush the grill pan with a little bit of butter. and you put your slices. it caramelizes. >> you can buy the pound cake, right? >> buy it. do
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9:57 is your time on this wednesday, july 26, 2017. that breaking news involves this police activity you may see near the river walk trail in northeast washington. police say a man was found shot. he is dead. police are looking for a shooter right now who may be on a bicycle. and chopper 4 was over the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash in laurel. take a look at video from chopper 4. officials say the personas
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struck on route 1 at buoy road after 7:00. we'll update you more as we get more information. now let's check your forecast with sheena parveen. >> another really nice day. temperatures a little cooler than average. normal highs 88 degrees. 83. a few sprinkles possible. most of the area stays dry. late tomorrow will be warmer. a few thunderstorms possible. friday is a better chance that lingers into saturday. we dry out for sunday and heading into next week. >> sheena, thank you. coming up, the latest on a double homicide in loreton. we'll see you more midday at 11.
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