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good morning. new sheriff i new sheriff in town. moments after being sworn in, white house chief of staff john kelly fires communications 6/5u%9ñ shown the door just ten days into his job. is it just the first step in kelly's quest to bring discipline and order to the west wing? dangerous threat. the remnants of tropical storm emily marching across florida dumping heavy rain along the way. this morning the new risk facing millions up and down the east coast. smooth operation, how peanut butter helped those 12 inmates escape from an alabama jail, the search ramping up for the lone escapee still on the run. all that,
thrones" hacked. redemption for the can you be's most infamous fan. and ununforgettable class trip to celebrate a teacher's big day. today tuesday, august 1st, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. hoda is in for savannah once again while savannah enjoys a little vacation time. >> good morning. the president's new chief of staff john kelly is quickly showing it is not going to be business as usual at the white house. >> he immediately dismissed newly minted communications director anthony scaramucci, five senior administration officials have been given the boot since president trump was sworn in a little more than six months ago. in a moment we will talk exclusively to senator lindsey graham to get his take on all of this. nobody likesor
than senator graham so it's good to have him here. we have a lot of other news to cover as well. let us start at the white house, nbc national correspondent peter alexander has a latest on the goings on. >> reporter: to be clear let's try to break this down. sean spicer quit because of anthony scaramucci who forced out reince priebus who was replaced by general john kelly who forced out anthony scaramucci. that was just the last week and a half. this morning underscoring the challenge that chief of staff kelly now faces a new report says president trump overruled his closest advisors including members of his own family orchestrating his son's initial questions about a 2016 meeting with a russian lawyer. this morning the "washington post" reports according to multiple sources with direct knowledge president trump personally dictated the initial statement in which you his son donald trump jr. said he and a russian lawyer had primarily discussed a program about the adoption of russian children. during that june 2016ti
a misleading statement the younger trump had to clarify multiple times. days later trump junior releasing e-mails to suggest he really took the meeting because he was promised dirt on hillary clinton. the president has downplayed the encounter. >> they talked about adoption and some things. adoption wasn't even a part of the campaign. >> this morning one of the president's lawyers telling nbc news the "washington post" story is fake news, incorrect and mist informed, of no consequence, but two weeks ago the president's outside counsel told nbc's chuck todd. >> the president was not involved in the drafting of the statement and did not issue the statement, it came from donald trump jr. >> barrel an hour after president trump insisted no white house chaos, his communications director anthony scaramucci was out, ousted by retired general john kelly, introduced monday as the new commander for president trump's troops. >> general kelly will go down in terms of the position of chief of staff
>> reporter: dumping the communications director who pounced on his predecessor reince priebus to the new yorker as an expletive paranoid schizophrenic. >> the final straw for the president, sources say both >> the president certainly felt that pt a knee's comments were inappropriate for a person in that position. >> reporter: scaramucci spotted dining at the trump hotel restaurantc'in washington, d.c. late monday. in this motto/vt taken by the dy mail. gone just ten days after he was announced for the job, setting a the latest in a growing roster of rapid departures. chief of staff reince priebus and press secretary sean spicer both booted, the last communications director mike dubke didn't make it three months. and national security adviser michael flynn just 23 days. presjv÷y+hárump dismissing the? disorder, tweeting, a great day at the white house. top republicans less
monday arizona senator jeff flake argues the gop is in denial about donald trump writing, we created him and now we're rationalizing him. when will it stop? the broader more important question how much political capital has this president skaund erred and how much does he still hold to accomplish this agenda. many lawmakers no longer fear president trump's threats and in the wake of last week's failure to repeal and replace obamacare several republicans have indicated they're ready to move on. we're joined now exclusively by senator lindsey graham. always good to see you. >> good morning. >> thanks for coming by. we have so much to talk about. i want to ask you about this "washington post" story that says that president trump may have been the one who drafted that memo released by his son donald trump jr. about that meeting with the russian lawyer that said it was primarily about adopting russian children. we know that's not true now. >> right. >> if the president was directly involved in creating that statement, it's not illegal to lie to the
you? >> yeah, it bothers me a lot because, one, he put his son in jeopardy. now we have to wonder about what don jr.'s team will tell you about what he actually did. if he didn't know about the e-mail the statement may have fooled you. if you know about the e-mail with don jr. then it's a misleading statement. >> it sounds like the president was trying to cover up the truth about that meeting. >> if that's true then that was a bad decision by the president which will make us ask more questions. when you get caught in a lie about one thing it makes it hard to just say let the other stuff go. >> let me ask you about john kelly's first day on the job. he is a military guy, he knows what discipline smells and looks like. he wasted no time in go he get rid of a loose cannon in anthony scaramucci. do you feel confident that john kelly can bring discipline to the west wing. >> the marines can do almost anything. the marines have landed to the white house, he has a beach head, he is a' clearing
president trump. this will only work if president trump will empower him to continue to do what he's doing. >> and if he can install some discipline in the president himself. >> we are talking about healthcare and 40 other things in the same week. if you want to get healthcare passed you have to have a laser like focus. i have a bill that would block grant all obamacare money back to the states, it's never been presented to the senate. the president has to work with the z tgovernors, we should loo outside of washington to fix obamacare, it was a mistake by republicans not to do that, but for this to work, president mr. president, you have to listen to the governors, work with a group of us in the senate and stay on message for round two of healthcare. >> senator graham you have been an outspoken critic obviously of the president. as we just heard senator flake and i will repeat what he said in the piece, he said of trump we created him and now we are rationalizing him, when will it stop? what do you think the president could do starting today to regain your confidence?
general kelly in charge really helps, focusing on healthcare. can he make it between now and september 30th focus like a laser on trying to rally the congress, working with governors of both parties to come up with a new way to deliver healthcare. discipline is what i'm looking for. we didn't create him. the american people chose him. i like jeff flake, he is a good guy, but he beat me and 16 other republicans and the former secretary of state. we should honor his win, but he has an obligation to be president for all of us and to stop the chaos. ñ and no one else. >> do you feel that he'svpñ damd the office of the president, just the credibility of the office over the last six months? >> i think he's done some things that most -- that to me are unpresidential but it's not hopeless. if you can pass healthcare to get money and power closer to the patient, away from
effectiveness deal with north korea, his presidency can still be very consequential, but general kelly was probably the best choice available to him. he is a good man. listen to him. >> with all due respect you didn't quite answer his question. do you think to date in the last six months he has damaged the credibility of the office of the presidency? >> i don't -- a lot of people thought obama had. it's in the eyes of the beholder. rather than me critiquing the office of the president, why don't i do this, not empower him when he does dangerous things. we are not going to change the rules of the senate because he tells us to. we're not going to deal out our democratic colleagues. for 200 years the minority has had a voice in the senate. i don't want to become the house. i've been in the house, i love t but i'm not going to change 200 years of history because donald trump is mad. at the end of the day we rebukd him when it7
push back against donald trump. i will call him out when i think he's saying things bad for the country. i have an obligation to work with him. fell help me and others deliver a new form of healthcare i need to help him. he is our president, by the way. >> on the subject of north korea the president has said we will handle north korea, we will be able to handle them, it will be handled. in your opinion over the next year is it more likely that there is some sort of military conflict on the korean peninsula, whether that's a surgical strike or something larger, or is it more likely that north korea will cement its place as a nuclear threat in the world? >> well, this is the ultimate question. i know it's early in the morning, but president trump has said i will not allow them to get an icbm with a nuclear weapon on top to hit america. they're headed that way. the only way they're going to change if they believe there is a credible threat of military force on the table. the chinese are miscalculating trump and so are the north koreans. he has to choose between
stability. japan, south korea, china would all be in the cross hairs of a war if we started one with north korea, but if they get a missile they can hit california, maybe other parts of america. >> every military expert says there is no good military option. >> they're wrong. there is a military option, to destroy north korea's program and north korea itself. he's not going to allow president trump the ability of this madman to have a missile to hit america. if there's going to be ao be wa to stop them, it will be over there. if thousand die, they will die over there. that may be provocative but not really. when you're president of the united states, where is your allegiance lie? to the people of the united states. this man, kim jong-un, is threatening america with a nuclear missile. president trump doesn't want a war. the chinese can stop this. but to china, south korea and japan, donald trump is not going to allow -- >> are you saying it's okay to use a military optiont
people in that region? >> i'm saying it's inevitable if north korea continues. you're making the president pick between regional stability and homeland stability. they've kicked the can down the road for 20 years. there will be a war with north korea over the missile program if they continue to try to hit america with an icbm. he's told me that. i believe him. if i were china, i would believe him, too, and do something about it. you can stop north korea, militarily or diplomatically. i refer the diplomatic approach. but they will not be allowed to have a missile to hit america with a nuclear weapon on top. and to allow them to do that is abandoning homeland security. >> we will end with just a quick note on senator john mccain. he is in a tough challenge, he is a friend to you, he is a patriot. just describe what he means to you and to the nation. >> i can't think of anything i've done in 20 years of politics plus that john hasn't been b s
been my wing man. i've traveled every place in the world, mostly crappy places. i am inspired by him. he has taught me what it means to be an american patriot. he's a good example of what it means to be a senator. above all that he's a friend. not a washington friend, a friend. i don't know what god has in store for john. every day that he's here is a blessing. he wants to come back to the senate and god willing he will come back and help us fix healthcare and rebuild the military. >> all right. >> it's nice to have you here, senator. thank you so much. really appreciate it. there is a lot more to get to including heavy rain from the short-lived tropical storm emily, it's drenching parts of this morning but the rain isn't the only concern from this fast moving system. al his eyes on this guy. >> let's show you what we have to talk about. again, heavy rain from this. this is a fast moving system. yesterday 5:30 it was a tropical pr
by 10:45 it's tropical storm emily making land fall. top five fastest u.s. land falls in 30 years. it's continued to cross the florida peninsula, now it's a tropical depression, 50 miles north northeast of vero beach, moving quickly offshore and as it does it lessons its effects on the mainland, however, along the southeastern atlantic coast we are looking at rip current threats and high waves into the midweek period. in the meantime not all that bad, the heavy rain is done, a although there is heavier rain down along the southern florida peninsula, but that's due to a cold front, nothing to do with emily. now to the search for the lone escapee who remains on the run after a brazen jail break in alabama. in all 12 inmates escaped, now we're learning they used peanut butter to break free. gabe gutierrez explains. >> reporter: this morning a manhunt is u
brady kill patrick, the last of a dozen inmates still on the run in alabama after a bold escape on sunday night. >> changing some numbers on the door with me nut butter, that may sound crazy, but these people are crazy like a fox. >> reporter: that's right, peanut butter. investigators say the inmates busted out of the walker county jail northwest of birmingham by covering the number on a cell door using peanut butter and tricking a guard into opening an exit door instead. the prisoners 18 to 30 years old, charges ranging from disorderly conduct to attempted murder, most caught within hours, but police say kil patrick is still on the loose, keeping residents in jasper, alabama, on edge. >> it kind of strikes a nerve. >> reporter: as authorities investigate how one group of prisoners pulled off a baffling jail break. >> it was a
caused this to happen. >> reporter: for "today," gabe gutierrez, nbc news. now to a special moment for one of the most infamous and beleaguered fans in the country. steve bartman, that was back in 2003, he became an instant scapegoat in the windy city, but now he has received a priceless gift from his favorite team and willie is here with that story. this is a good one. >> this is a good one. good morning, guys. nearly 14 years after he became a household name for all the wrong reasons steve bartman now has a piece of cubs history that was more than a century in the making and he's speaking out about what it means to him. >> this infamous play in the 2003 national league championship series made him the lightning rod for a century of frustration, but now long awaited redemption at wrigley field for steve bartman. the team giving him his own 2016 world
nearly 14 years after he became as tormented as his favorite franchise. >> the players in that game, the guys who ran that team, you know, all understood in time kind of what happened and why he did it. everyone would have done the exact same thing. >> reporter: it all began on an october night in 2003 when bartman interfered with a foul ball in a critical playoff game. >> reaching into the stands and couldn't get it and -- >> reporter: rather than recording the out the cubs allowed eight more runs that inning, losing the game and eventually the lj,clseries. >> i'm surprised someone hasn't thrown that fan on to the field. >> reporter: that night the friendly confines of wrigley field were not so friendly. bartman reportedly haç kç to be escorted from the stadium wearing a disguise. many long suffering fans blaming him for yet another cubs curse. former illinois governor rob blagojevich
place him in witness protection. >> he will never get a pardon out of this governor. >> reporter: since then bartman has maintained a low profile, never returning to wrigley, not even traveling to cleveland last november to see the cubs end their 108 year long title drought. the ring has 214 diamonds along with rubies, sapphires and even the billy goat representing the perceived curse that kept a world series title away from wrigley field from 1908 until last fall. the cubs announcing in part, we felt it was important steve knows he has been and continues to be fully embraced by this organization. bartman releasing a long emotional statement of gratitude to the cubs and team owners, writing, although i do not consider myself worthy of such an honor, i am deeply moved and sincerely grateful. and saying the ring serves as an important reminder for how we should treat each other in today's society. that's a great job by the
this thing spiraled so far out of control. if you talk to a lot of real cubs fans they always thought this was ridiculous, to blame this guy for doing what we've all done and would have done this that moment. >> in an instant. >> governor blagojevich, what happened to him? >> well, there was some irony in that sound bite, why he. >> just curious. >> thanks, willie. >> all right, al. sorry. >> not at all. i'm sure he is. >> anyway, let's see what we have around the rest of the country. humidity returns to the northeast, mid-atlantic states, we are also looking at record highs, going to take a look at that in the next half hour in the pacific northwest andwfiç monsoonal moisture continues into the southwest. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
good tuesday morning. 73 degrees right now, still feels pretty nice outside but you will notice humidity is up just a tad this morning, sunny skies, we will see that through the day, expect another beautiful dry day. 65 right now dulles, 63 manassas, clinton is 70 degrees, 68 quantico, 68 gaithersburg. today 91, going to look a lot like yesterday but again the humidity will be up a little bit. we will stay sunny over the next several days, maybe an isolated chance tomorrow and friday. then as we get into saturday. >> and that's your latest weathe >> that's your latest weather. hoda. >> by the way, welcome back. we missed you yesterday. coming up a spoiler alert, the major cyber attack targeting of your favorite shows. then alarming new numbers on how many americans are
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. 7:26 is your time now on this tuesday, august 1st, 2017. eu yang. and i'm aaron gilchrist. in the news this morning, a new cleaner way to move around d.c. will be unveiled today. mayor muriel bowser will introduce the new flier excelsior buses, these will be the first wave of d.c. circulator buses that will use clean diesel technology. the new buses will have usb charging ports so you can charge your phone. tonight police across our area are trying to build better relationships with their communities, this is part of national night out, neighborhoods will host block parties, seminars and safety demonstrations with police and first responders, it's happening all over the country and you can find out about local events in
search national night out. now let's check your commute with jack taylor. >> -- a crash in manassas you had near sudley road just got pushed over to the shoulder. beltway has been pretty quiet, normal delays, outer loop to georgia avenue, new trouble out in falk year county. the outbound lanes are blocked, you are under police doctor ex- >> we will check your forecast next.
7:30, now, on this tuesday morning. it's august 1st, 2017. >> what do you say we get a check of the headlines, matt? the remnants of tropical storm emily are moving away from florida, after bringing flooding rains to pars of that state. the system is expected to bring rip currents along the east coast. it's day two of jury deliberations of the trial of martin shkreli, best known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug. he lied about his investing prowess. if convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison. and lobstermen in maine pulled off an
they spotted a bald eagle struggling to stay afloat in the current. they got the bird onboard. and after about 40 minutes, that bird flew away towards land. another story we're talking about this morning. a major cyber attack hitting hbo and some of its most popular shows. miguel almaguer is in los angeles, with more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. hollywood is a target for hackers. it appears three different series on hbo was targeted. "ballers," "room 104" and "game of thrones." the criminals are going after high-profile shows. a spoiler in "game of thrones" may be a medieval fantasy. but it touts high-tech security measures, including coded scripts to prevent plot leaks. but it may
cyber hacks claim to have a script and document from the hit show's final season. hbo not commenting on what was stolen or the hackers' demands. but confirms to nbc news, proprietary information was compromised. in a letter to employees, the network's chairman writes, any intrusion of this nature is obviously disruptive, sunsettlig and disturbing for all of us. the fbi tells nbc news, the agency does not support businesses paying up. saying, paying ransom cannot only embolden those demanding it, it perpetuates the ak ctivit activity. this season, the fifth season of "orange is the new black" was hacked and leaked online. and a major hack at sony revealed embarrassing e-mails and
another headache for the cable giant. after the "game of thrones" writers, announced "confedera "confederate," where modern-day slavery exists, thousands of hbo fans launched a social media protest, making no "confederate" a topic worldwide. hbo execs are standing behind the show, asking fans to reserve judgment until there's something to see. as for "game of tloehrones" no future episodes or scripts have hit the web yet. but hbo is working with cyber security firms and law enforcement to stop any potential spoilers. this morning, it's unclear if authorities are dealing with an organized crime group or a single hacker looking to make a splash. but they certainly have had a big impact on hbo. back to you guys. >> all right, miguel,ha
very much. tough times. showed 3 >> a little tough if you're up in the pacific northwest. we are talking some record is setting heat, heat advisories and warnings for 15 million folks. we will have consecutive days of record highs and overnight the temperatures won't drop that much. so it's going to stay warm. this strong ridge of upper level high, look at these temperatures, 110 medford, that will probably set a record, salem, also eureka, all time record endangered, reading, california. as we make our way into wednesday, again, possible all time records for salem, medford, a record possible for reading, seattle, we'll probably see a record as well. on thursday portland gets into the act with a possible all time record, eugene, medford and yakima the records are within danger of falling. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. you wake up this morning it's just slightly muggy out there, temperatures will
lower 90s for daytime highs today with that humidity increasing but we still have plenty of sunshine, not a lot showing up on the storm team 4 radar right now, not even on the satellite. 91 is going to be our daytime high today, it's going to be another pretty day, and then as we head through the day tomorrow we are looking at temperatures right around 90, but we will have that humidity all through the day. another dry day before rain for the weekend. >> check out your friends on the weather channel on cable. al, thanks so much. still ahead we have your morning boost, it's a class field trip like none other. startling new findings tied to the nation's opioid crisis and the consideration you really should have with your doctor before you take them. that's right after this.
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every three weeks in america. >> reporter: a startling statistic, bolstered by yet another stunning new federal report. more than one-third of americans use prescription opioids in 2015. that's 92 million people. 11.5 million of them reported misusing opioids. and 2 million of them said they were addicted. of the adults who reported misusing opioids, 60% said they did not have a prescription. >> this is what happens when you make bad choices. >> reporter: mike and linda are raising three young grandchildren after their daughter and husband died of overdoses. they were found on the side of a florida road on new year's eve. their sons strapped in car seats in the back. >> if the kids are left behind. it's the parents that are left behind. the grandparents left behind. they're the ones that suffer.
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welcome back, everybody. tributes are pouring in this morning for a claimed playwright, author and actor sam shepherd. >> his family has announced that shepherd died last thursday from complications from als, also known as lou gehrig's disease. >> you know, i'm a fearless man but i'm scared to death of you. >> sam shepherd was an oscar nominated actor who appeared in more than 50 films, but his role as a play right came first. >> has he been taking those pills, those teeny little blue pills. >> shepherd penned 44 plays including true west and full for love. his fans and leading ladies were drawn to both his power on stage and rugged good looks.
>> sam shepherd was wonderful to work with, he's anything but sentimental and ironic. >> he's socksy. >> but it was jessica lang who stole the actor's heart while filming the movie "francis" in 1982. they had two children and remained together for nearly 30 years before they parted ways. on twitter an outpouring of admiration for shepherd. reese witherspoon calling him a truly original actor and incredible writer. josh groban said he was titan of a human and artist. most recently shepherd played robert rayburn on the show "bloodline" and was recently interviewed for a documentary california typewriter out later this month. typewriter" out later this month. i. >> i would rather ride a horse than drive a car. that puts you in a different relationship to the modern world. >> reporter: always marching to the beat of his own drum, sam shepard referred to avoid the
where he died at age 73, his family by his side. for "today," natalie morales, nbc news, los angeles. >> i was not aware he had written so many shows. >> and he seemed like a reluctant celebrity. he liked the craft of it. >> we thank natalie for that piece. just ahead, a parenting controversy, here is a question, would you ever smoke pot at a playdate with your kids? well, we're going to meet a group of moms who swear by it. and a surprising launch from nasa, the story behind a new campaign after your local news.
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. 7:56 is your time now on this tuesday, august 1st, 2017. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's get a check on the morning commute, wtop's jack day taylor is in first alert traffic. >> good morning. we had trouble in fauquier county trying to roll through opal on 29 northbound after 17, northbound lanes are closed, authorities are on scene. watch for rerouting instructions. also beach drive in northwest had been closed between tilden street and blag don avenue. beach drive had been blocked. back to you. a check on your forecast right after a quick break.
temperatures in the 60s and 70s for daytime highs today, so, yeah, it's very nice this morning, maybe if you want to head out to workout temperatures will be in the low 90s by this afternoon. humidity continues to creep in through the area today and, in fact, we will continue to have that humidity tomorrow, friday and saturday as well. of course, we will have somej-ñ isolated thunderstorms as we get into your weekend, most likely on saturday. aaron. >> lauren, thank you. another local news update for you in 25 minutes. for now back to the "today" show after a short break.
it's 8:00 on it's 8:00 on "today," coming up, west wing reset. new details emerge on the stunning ouster of white house communications director anthony scaramucci after just ten days on the job. the man behind it, president trump's new chief of staff, john kelly. so what's next for the military man and an administration in turmoil? we're live in washington. plus, smoke pot? be a better parent? meet the controversial marijuana moms who are putting down their wine glasses and lighting up a joint. >> you can still be a good parent and use marge at the same time. >> today tuesday august 1st, 2017
2017. >> from one girl scout to another. >> where are you from? >> west valley, new york. >> hey, savannah, we're missing you on the plaza. >> hope you're having a good vacation. >> i'm going to clemson. ♪ >> i spy a future playdate for cal are vin here. who is this? >> michael from boston. >> you want to say hi to someone special? >> hi to my mo number st. pete. >> hi, grandma. >> and we say hi to all those nice people out on the plaza. we will get outside in our next half hour and say hello in person. we welcome you back on this tuesday morning. savannah is enjoying a little time off. >> probably listening to this song somewhere i would imagine, wouldn't you guess? >> kind of gets in your head. >> it does. >> there's a lot to get to this morning starting with your news at 8:00. the white house was ready
fresh start this morning after the new chief of staff laid down the law but overnight a breaking story is putting team trump on the defensive. nbc white house correspondent kristen we will der joins us with more on this. kristen, tell us about it. >> reporter: the latest revelation to rock this white house is yet again about russia. this time the "washington post" reporting president trump personally dictated a misleading statement from his eldest son about that controversial meeting with a russian lawyer. all of it as mr. trump's new chief of staff is determined to show there is a new sheriff in town. this morning the "washington post" citing multiple sources with knowledge of the deliberations is reporting that president trump personally dictated a misleading statement attributed to his son, donald trump, jr. jared kushner and paul manafort and a russian lawyer at trump tower. the initial statement was about russian
trump jr. released his e-mails, which showed he set up the meeting after being promised dirt on hillary clinton by russian operatives. the president has downplayed the encounter. >> nothing came of the meeting. it's a meeting that most in politics would have taken. >> reporter: "the post," advise whoers fear the president's actions, could place him and some of his inner circle in legal jeopardy. the president's outside counsel, jay sekulow, telling nbc news, apart of being no consequence, the character accusations are misinformed. but two weeks ago, sekulow told chuck todd -- >> the president did not issue the statement. it came from donald trump jr. >> reporter: this as the white house hits the reset button again, with the ouster of communications director, anthony scaramucci, who was announced ten days ago. the shortest tenure ever for that role. the move was
general, john kelly, sworn in first thing monday morning. >> he will do a spectacular job. >> reporter: scaramucci was in that oval office photo op but was gone before lunch. forces familiar with the decision, say scaramucci they have overplayed his hand, assuming he was closer to the president than he actually was. >> i'm here to serve him. and i'm here to serve the people inside the west wing. >> reporter: but white house aides say it was scaramucci's profani profanity-laced rant about reince priebus and steve bannon that axeccelerated his departur. that tirade disturbing officials, disturbing the first lady and ivanka trump. >> the president felt that anthony's comments were inappropriate for a person in that position. >> reporter: now, as the president tries to revive health care talks and his stalled agenda, one republican senator is lashing out at the entire
flake, writing in an op-ed, to pretend the situation in washington is normal requires a suspension of critical faculties and tremendous powers of denial. it's a sign the president's own party is starting to lose patience with the discord here. >> kristen welker at the white house. thank you very much. and president trump awarded his first medal of honor on monday. it was given to an army medic who ran into danger to save wounded soldiers in the vietnam war battle, despite his own wounds. he mouthed thank you as he placed the medal around his neck. he is credited with saving ten lives of his company. ? his story is unbelievable and inspiring. olympic news to share this morning. los angeles reached an agreement to host the 2028 summer games, creeding the 2024 games to paris. the mayor called it a historic day for los angeles and the united states. earlier this
international olympic committee took the unusual step of awarding the 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously. it wasn't until now that we learned which city would go first. the deal would make l.a. a three-time olympic city last hosting the games in 1984. an ioc vote is set for september. now, it's time for "hoda's morning boost." >> are you ready? the people you want at your wedding are the ones that bring joy to your life. that's why this schoolteacher invited her entire class to be at her wedding party. 20 kindergarten and first grade students. they walked down the aisle wearing white. she says the kids are a huge part of who she is. she wanted them to be there on her special day. you have to see the look of anticipation on their faces. and the icing on the cupcake, she threw a minireception for the kids. sh
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♪ it is now 8:10. we're back with our series "pot nation." this morning, moms and marijuana. >> yeah. a growing number of them are putting down their wine glasses and lighting up to cope with stress and all the things that parenthood brings. special anchor maria shriver, is here with this. >> wow. nice to see you guys. according to the cdc, across cities and suburbs, more and more parents are using marijuana. its use among adults is up nearly 50%. we visited with one group of moms who smoke pot every day. even at play dates with their kids. and they claim it makes them better parents. for casey and her friends, play dates mean fun. food and for the moms, some herbal refreshment. >> mommy needs a joint just as much as mommy needs a glass of wine. you can be a good parent and use marijuana at the same time. >> reporter: today,
pot than their teenage kids. for these moms, it's a panacea. taking it to treat their aches, pains and depression. and they say, as an easy way to relax and boost the productivity. here in california, recreational pot use is legal. >> i can smoke it and go clean my whole house and do all my laundry and just get everything done. >> i feel like i'm actually more attentive and focused, while i am medicated. it gives me the spruce of energy i don't have. >> reporter: casey, who suffers from migraines, says prescription pills left her feeling foggy and disconnected from her kids. so, she tried marijuana, having never used it before. now, she grows it on her patio. saying it's made her pain-free and a much better parent. she's even started a blog called the cannabis mom. >> i heard from hundreds of moms who use marijuana. they're happy i'm put
there. there's so many moms that are still hiding because they're ashamed and you shouldn't be shamed. but some health experts warn that parenting on marijuana, is a slippery slope. >> coordination may be umpired. >> reporter: moms say, this calms me down. this is beneficial. this makes me a better mom. are they just trying to convince themselves of some storyline because they want to smoke pot? >> smoking is inherently unhealthy. and by sending the message that we're smoking something to take the edge off or to cope with pain, that sends a message to our children. >> reporter: casey says her moms all practice moderation. and use designated drivers when smoking. her kids know to never touch mommy's medicine. and she always stores it out of reach. but being a pot user comes with some backlash, like when the mom of one of her daughter's friends found her blog and banned her child from
>> seeing that i was a cannabis mom. and savannah's mom is a pothead and i don't want you to hang out with her anymore. >> reporter: her goal is to remove the stigma. >> i think people think that marijuana lakes you lazy, that you're going to sit on the couch and let life pass you by. and it doesn't. i'm playing with my kids. we're that normal family. >> health experts say about one in ten people who use marijuana become addicted to it. unlike alcohol and the quality of strength is also pot is unregulated. that's a really important thing to remember. and in eight states, it's still banned. i think it's really important to remember that most people don't know exactly what they're getting. >> did your opinion change after meeting the moms? >> living in california you hear a lot about this. my era, when kids were young, women were mainly drinking alcohol.
the edge off. this is new. i'm not in this mommy and me group. but i was very fascinated that all the parents here were paying close attention to the piece. moms and dads. >> the interns who sit >> do you know those interns who sit at the front desk answering phones. >> yeah. >> they are in for a fun day today. >> do you want to stick around for trending? >> i'd love to. >> let's get to it. >> all right. >> announcer: this portion of "today" is sponsored by citi. >> let's dive right in. what is more trendy than millennials? millennials put avocado toast and they're taking credit for rose on the map. matchable published a list of the 70 things that millennials have killed. here is what we decided to do, we wanted to call in the experts. here they are, meet our "today" show millennials. some of them work here and some we just grabbed off the plaza. hi. all right. so we're going to read you off some t
need you guys to weigh in. these are things that match abls says you guys have killed. raise your hand. bars of soap. do you guys use bars of soap? raise your hand if you do. >> not entirely dead. >> two millennials. >> i like bar soap. >> for millennials, they've been accused of killing golf. raise your hand if you play golf. one. >> one millennial. >> all right. raise your hands if you take a lunch break at work. oh, you do? a little. >> wow. >> all right. okay. you guys, this is a big one. they say that millennials no longer shake hands when they greet someone? do you shake hands when you greet someone? raise your hands if you do. >> who did this survey? >> matchable. >> raise your hand if you are not afraid of commitment if you're great with commitment, raise your hand. all right. >> they're doing
>> girls and boys raise it equally. >> raise your hands again for commitment. let's see. where are the boys? >> only two guys. >> these kids not in the survey? >> no, just mashable did it on the phone or something. >> here is ones we think will resonate more. talking on the phone. everybody texts now. raise your hand if you love to make a phone call. >> yeah. >> see. >> those are my kind of millennials. >> what about your kids. >> my daughter says stop leaving my voice messages, nobody talks on the phone. just text. >> we have producers who say that about you, matt. >> i do leave voicemail. >> they go matt is the only guy. >> i leave voice mails. >> i enjoy is nice phone conversation. >> by the way, it's faster to get on the phone than it is to text back and forth. >> we think ca=q4=ñ is dead. millennials, would you prefer cash or a credit card? that's a hard one to answer? >> cash. >> and lastly you
accused of killing beer and wine because you like cocktails. would you choose cocktails or beer and wine? beer and wine is cheaper. >> they want tequila. 'pthat was pretty much worthles. that was fantastic. >> we have this whole setup, we have t-shirts -- >> we should have asked the millennials first before we did the survey. >> what boomers are bringing back, we could do boomers. >> you're right. >> with another millennial. >> where is the cutoff for millennials? >> nobody knows. >> you can be a millennial. >> all right. we begin pop start here with carol burnett the legendary actress and comedian is heading back to television, netflix announced a new series titled "a little help with carol burnett" they will have candid conversations with kids. check out the official announcement. >> okay, kid, i will give you a
that was easy enough. >> here is what i will need you to do. don't use your phone to make phone calls, use text. >> text. >> when you sit, slouch. you have an instagram, get one. >> so i have the job? >> yes. >> thank you. >> stay woke. >> stay woke. i will. >> she's a millennial. >> that's right. >> looks like carol did keep her word and joined instagram. her handle is its carol burnett. the inscription reads here because an eight-year-old told me to. and now to billy lord the 25-year-old daughter of carrie fisher and granddaughter of debbie reynolds opens up about her family's loss and legacy. she graces the september cover of town and country and tells the magazine i have always kind of lived in their shadows now it's the first time in my life when i get to own my life and stand on my own. it's a lot of pressure because she, carrie had such an
to uphold that and make it evolve in my own way. the issue hits news stands august 8th. >> the global citizen festival now in its sixth year, the star stutded music festival has supported a lot of causes and this year's lineup will not disappoint. here are the stars coming together for the effort. >> stevie wonder, green day, the killers, the lum nears and featuring the chain smokers. special guest performances by pharrell williams. many more great artists, the global citizen festival will take place on september 23rd in central park. you can tune in on msnbc or check the live stream on msnbc.com. >> how about the daly click. >> let's get to it where we often hear negativity when it comes to air travel but this time we may have foundhe
sky. take a look. >> hi, everyone. >> hi. >> that is so cute. >> thank you. >> that's two-year-old guy he boards a flight in style, the toddler made his way up the aisle fist bumping everyone within reach, even the flight attendant dragging his blanket behind all the way. the mother says the fist bump is his signature move. he does it every time he boards a flight and just about everywhere else he goes for that matter. >> very cute. >> adorabldorable. dylan, thank you very much. >> mr. roker, check of the weather. >> that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. -- sunny out there, really nice conditions north wind at 5 miles an hour so we will see things staying quiet as we go through the day today. expect highs right around 90 degrees this afternoon. it
really as we go through most of the week. temperatures elsewhere right now mostly in the upper 60s to low 70s, it's going to be really nice day. your planner for the afternoon, though, putting us at 91 degrees by 4:00 p.m. >> that's your latest weather. >> all right, al, thank you so much. now to houston where a pivotal place in american history is in sad disrepair. >> it's an amazing story. nasa's mission control at the johnson's space center dictated much of the space race including the 1969 moon landing and a new mission is under way to save that historic control room from ruin. nbc's kerry sanders is there. kerry, good morning. >> good morning, guys. mission control here was last used for a shuttle mission in 1992 and since then this room has been nothing more than a stop for tourists. it's long ignored, falling apart. so to take an old twisted quote that was first'%py heard in thi room during
we hav-tn problem. >> it's one small step for man -- >> reporter: behind nearly every step in america's early space program were the people in in room, nasa's mission control. >> 19 minutes into the flight. shuttle missions, all three engines up and burning. >> reporter: nasa directed its space missions from here. >> this is a place where things happen. >> reporter: is it fun to be back here? >> oh, hell, yes. >> reporter: this morning former nasa flight director 84-year-old gene cranz is back in mission control. >> this room is one that has memories for every person. >> reporter: but this temple to america's space program is in a shocking state of disrepair. >> brightness you have to adjust -- whoops. as i say, the place is falling apart. >> reporter: yeah. >> failure is not an
>> reporter: as memorialized in the movie apollo 13 when a crippled spaceship and it's crew of three were brought back from the edge of disaster mission control has seen its share of tough challenges. >> i believe this is going to be our finest hour. >> reporter: four years ago the federal government declared houston's mission control a threatened facility, equipment left to decay, some stolen from souvenir hunters. >> when you think about what was going on here, disrespecting the history here. >> i don't even think there was a sense of history. they did not have the feeling that comes from having worked and lived and sweat and saw people die in this room. we saw incredible tragedy. >> fire in the cockpit. >> reporter: but also triumph. >> reporter: now they are hoping for another triumph, the restoration of this historic mission control center using the online funding sight kick starter. it's estimated $5 million can restore mission control to its
>> all of the con soles will be restored and illuminated, you will see coffee cups and the ashtrays, it will be as if they've just stepped away for a moment and left this space as an operating mission control center. >> reporter: in just 12 days donations to stick starter raising more than $300,000. the woodson family gave $35. >> just felt compelled to give. i thought it was really special. it's one step for mission control, one giant leap for future generations. >> they're going to see this thing as it was and they are going to live exactly what we did and that's what we're going to create for them. that is going to be our gift to the next generation. >> reporter: as a nod to the engineers who did so much in this room i've put on the black tie, the short white sleeve shirt, the glasses. new york, this is houston, how do you read me? >> we read you. >> really loud and clear, kerry. what a great story. and i think a lot of people will be interested in donatito
>> elon musk, are you listening. >> kerry, thank you. just ahead, how to throw the perfect beach party in your own backyard right after your local news. this is a "news 4 today" news break. hi, good morning, everybody, the time is 8:26 on this first day of august. i'm angie goff. we do want to get a check on your roadways and commute with wtop's jack taylor. what's going on? >> good morning. troubles getting into college park off 95 southbound and rolling on the inner loop of the beltway past new hampshire avenue and i-95. the crash coming off 95 south was along the right side but if you are on the through lanes of the beltway three left lanes are closed as authorities have arrived on scene. fauquier county 29 northbound after route 17 moving from opal to warrenton have one lane getting by at the scene of the crash. its causing sizable delays. back to you. >> jack, thanks. and a check on your forecast with sheena, that's next.
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♪ it is 8:30, now, on this tuesday morning. you know what it is? >> what? >> the first day of august 2017. >> it is. >> you know what that means about summer? >> it's over? >> no. >> i don't have a good feeling about this. we're listening to music of julia michaels. she's written all kinds of great songs. hits for big stars. now, quickly becoming a star herself. she's here for a special performance. >> she has written "sorry" for bieber. this is the time of day i love. we get to pick a couple of people or one person out from the crowd. someone who is special. come with me this way.
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mid-mississippi river valley. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. well, you know, the humidity building out there today, unfortunately you may have felt a little mugginess this morning it's only going to increase as we continue through the day. plenty of sunshine, small rain chances this week. we will remain fairly quiet. 76 here in the district. still in the 60s out in the shenandoah valley. those temperatures are going to continue to come right on up and in fact we will be in the 80s before noon. topping out at 90 degrees today with lots of sunshine out there. >> don't forget, anytime you need your weather you can check out our friends at the weather channel on cable. >> and we have all these nice folks -- you don't get to see -- you are behind this palm tree. what's your name? >> evan. >> etch, where are you from? >> ohio. >> ohio. oh. >> yep. >> you're supposed to go i-o. >> yep,
>> let's go back inside much. this year marks a somber anniversa anniversary. 75 years since a shameful chapter in american history. >> after pearl harbor, with paranoia relating to everything about japanese. president roosevelt signed an executive order, japanese-americans were shipped to primitive concentration camps in remote areas. nbc's tom brokaw spent the weekend at one of those in wyoming. tom, this is an incredible era in our history. >> i've been aware of it for a long time. but every time you bump up against it, you can't believe it happened. fdr signed that world. the chief of the supreme court signed off on it. i went to a place called heart mountain, in north-central wyoming. when you get there, you have
loneliness and the isolation and the un-american attitude that it caused all of that. in august, 1942, 10,000 japanese-americans from the west coast were shipped to a remote, barren concentration camp, that's what it was, in north-central wyoming. heart mountain. it was a shocking change from the lives they left behind. norman mineta, california congressman later and transportation secretary under president bush, was 10 years old when the signs went up. >> you see a big placard and it says, instructions to all those of japanese ancestry. >> reporter: housing was crude in wyoming. stifling hot in the summer. bitterly cold in the winter. the wind was relentless. towers with armed guards. wartime
paint a false picture. >> they're not prisoners. they're dislocated people. >> reporter: after they arrived, the inmates, that's what they were, began to organize gardens and schools. but they also began to resist. the young men were drafted in the army from the camp. imagine that. a number were unwilling to fight if their country would not free their families. and so, many did hard time in prison. raymond uno, now 83 and a retired judge, cannot forget one night soon after his family arrived. his father, clarence, an american citizen, and world war i veteran, went to a uso meeting. >> he came home and never woke up. he died a prisoner of war for the united states governor that he served in world war i. dane in
entrepreneur, fishes a river his mother could only look at. his father sent to a camp in california, so the family's fishing fleet confiscated by the government. and no reason given. >> i am bitter. i am bitter. that legacy was lost. it's really my generation, who are obviously a little more ticked off about it. >> reporter: shirley is the child of a heart mountain family, making sure the world does not forget what executive order 9066 did to thousands of families. >> every time i come to this place and i see the photographs of my parents, i do start crying. it's very difficult. >> reporter: that is heart mountain in the ground, for which this camp was named. what an irony. heart mountain. in fact, this was an outrage. but it was also the beginning of a lifelong friendship. al simpson,
wyoming senator, came here as a boy scout from nearby cody and met norm mineta, another boy scout. >> there was barbed wire, guard towers, guys in the towers with a search light and a gun and a uniform. why would you want to come here? >> reporter: and the two have not stopped talking since. an enduring friendship. >> our friendship went back as if we were sitting in that tent, 1943. >> reporter: despite the painful memories, heart mountain, in its own way, called its people home this past weekend. families gathered to honor the sacrifices made and to bear witness. >> we've wor >> we've worked hard, we've survived, but now our story is here to tell others so it doesn't happen again. >> and not only that, but young men of draft age were drafted out of the camp and sent to war. there is an amazing new book out called "just americans" about the
heavily decorated unit in europe while their relatives were in concentration camps effectively and when they resisted, the young men, they were thrown in jail as draft dodgers. one when he got out after two years joined the army and fought in korea. >> in our last half hour we celebrated some proud moments in space exploration and while it's interesting and important to remember those moments, it's really important for us to go back and remember some of the moments we are not proud of. >> no. >> in our nation's history. >> so many americans were really unaware later, our generation, and younger generations like yours, were completely unaware of what had happened there and we do need to be reminded, especially during these days. >> tom. >> so important. >> powerful piece. >> thanks, tom. >> we are back with much more on a tuesday morning, but first this is "today" on nbc.
living large outdoors. we're throwing a summer beach party. will is the owner of puritan company in cambridge, massachusetts. summer is flying by. how to make it last, throwing it a party. >> lobster rolls are so essential where we come from. we want to make it easier for everyone. lobster is the main ingredient here. want that to shine. >> when you mike lobster salad, you don't gunk it up. >> i want to start off with a little salt. a little. pepper here. >> you're going to do this at home, right? >> let's break down the lobster. the best thing is a sharp knife. start here, right down to the top of the tail. just like
and you can pull the meat right out and get ready to chop it. take one of the claws -- >> i should have put an apron on here. >> we start by cracking that meat, right there. got it. >> once you try to get the meat out, everybody has a skewer in their house. take that, use that, pick your meat out. perfect. good to go. >> we put together lobster lad salad at home. you do things like take the buns and you toast them up. >> you want to bring the buns with you. a little butter. a skillet is able to toast that. lobster salad there. a little lemon juice. little celery for crunch factor. and a little ma
together. great to pack it up for the road. >> we have a lobster salad. we're going to talk about a clam boil or bake. how do you do that? >> this is going to make it easy. take it on the road with you. we're going to start off with a little sheet of foil and a little pat of butter. rub that down on the bottom. and leave that in there. that's going to add flavor to it. we start with clams, muscles. an you have to have a good sausage. all this is going to make its way into the boil. grab a couple pieces. if you don't have anything like this available to you, you can make this with shrimp, anything you want to grab. now, we add our aeromatics. we have a little onion. garlic. >> 30 seconds lef s left. >> you fold that up to the beach where you have a hibachi going. >> how long does it cook? >> 15, 20 minutes.
and what's it look like when it's done? >> we got this right here. look at that. >> that's great. how is it, guys? >> fantastic. >> what do you mean? is that a trick question? this is great stuff. we're going to be chowing down. good way to extend summer. i like your jars of slaalad, to. >> thanks for having me. >> if you want this recipe, or any of our recipes, go to today.com/food. tomorrow on living large outdoors, all of the food and gear you need for a summer camping trim. just ahead, a special performance by one of the big names in music, julia michaels. first, this is "today" on nbc.
music's rising stars. her name is julia michaels. she was named as best new artist at the mtv awards. you know some of her big hits that she's written. take a listen. ♪ you don't touch me as if you did, baby ♪ ♪ i would touch you, too >> reporter: julia michaels is making waves with her debut single, "issues." ♪ i have issues >> it's gone platinum. at just 23, she's one of pop music's most in-demand song writers, responsible for top 40 hits. like justin bieber's "sorry." and "good for you," by selena gomez. ♪ i don't know what it is i feel ♪ >> reporter: now, julia michaels is becoming a pop star in hen ore right. she released a bay bu
called "nervous system" and her debut single, uh-huh" is heating up the charts. here she is, julia michaels. ♪ lit's electric, when my lipstick makes its own way right into your kiss ♪ ♪ and it's pathetic mow we both get kind of meshed up hanging on each other ♪ with our head down, should we slow down ♪ ♪ should we slow down now ♪ 'cause i'm getting some kind of shake without you ♪ ♪ uh-huh ♪ i think you're moving in to close i think it's my body wanting it the most ♪ ♪ uh-huh ♪ i don't know what it is i feel but i know it's my
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update to a story we first talked about i think it was last week. >> we did. it's a company in wisconsin offering employees micro chips to replace id badges, it's hosting a chip day party to implant the devices in the employees. our guy ron mott is at the party. hey, ron. >> reporter: hoda and matt, good morning. we all know people complain their companies treat them like machines, three square market is sticking it to their folks today using these needless. this microchip is about the size of a grain of rice. patrick is the cio, andy is a licensed body piercer. let it rip. we will see this now. >> i can't look. >> you're doing fine. >> i can't look. needle is in. chip it in. >> bingo. >> not very much blood at all. patrick, how did that feel? >> better than getting my wisdom teeth out. >> you are still conscious. >> yeah, immigrat
but you had to be talked into doing this. how long did it take youu°m to yes to this. >> i was hesitant at first, but i had seven days to think about it, once i learned the facts there was no question in my mind. >> one last thing we want to show you over here, they can buy their goodees in the brea3"n by using their hand. he's going to get a kit kat bar and it's paid for, $1.06, guys. so the question, again, as we ask you last week are you ready to be chipped? let's send it back to you. >> i don't know that i would do it. >> no? >> would you do it? >> for the convenience of it, maybe. >> maybe?e/uñ >> i don't know. >> not for a kit kat bar. maybe for a klondike. certainly not7ç kit kat. >> rob, thanks. let's go to dylan, dylan has more. you've been asking folks about it. >> we've asked on twitter would you be willing to have a microchip implanted and not surprisingly 93% said no. what's wrong with this? it's easy to keep
them next to it, charge them. >> you just bought me a kit cal. >> what do you have coming up. >> >> backyard makeovers for 100 bucks, new places to put your fax machine, new top rated colleges and we have your august entertainment guide. implanted, he was like -- no, it's fine. it's good. call 911. i'm all right. this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning, it's 8:56 on this tuesday, august 1st, i'm angie goff. we want to get a check on your tuesday morning commute with wtop's jack taylor. angie, good morning. 95 southbound in maryland tough spot, unfortunately the crash after route 100 still blocks a rate lane. it'sutq caused massive delays.
and temperatures out there right now already up to 80 degrees, 76 at dulles, 72 at ft. meade at this time as we continue over the next several hours, again, temperatures right around 90 as that humidity begins to increase. nothing happening on the storm team 4 radar right now, looking good through the remainder of the day. showers chances tomorrow and also on friday. >> you can get the latest news and weather anytime in our nbc washington app.
this morning on "today's take," major star power, matthew mcconaughey, idris a alba and more. and five ways to make over your backyard for under 100 bucks. what? coming up right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. first day of august. is that possible? >> where did summer go? >> come on. no. to make it up to you, we're listening to "wild, wild love." just the description of my
co-hosts, by pit bull featuring grl. >> what does that mean? >> is it you? >> you know, low-key. >> crazy. nutty. wacky. >> hi. welcome back. haven't you in forever. you were on an island. >> all our schedules. >> we're back. >> we're here. >> over the weekend, i picked up -- nick was gone for a month. and he's already gotten kind of tall. but i was not prepared for what i saw. >> look at the picture. people were asking, is he standing on a box? he's not. he's in flip-flop. >> does height come from your side of the family? >> no. we are a small people. from the bahamas, we're built low to the ground, with one leg shorter than the
deborah's father was 6'2". >> your head is under his underarm. i went to hug him. his head was in his chest. >> his bosom. >> guys don't call it the bosom. >> come here, dad. >> i'm luke a little polly pocket next to him. that's crazy. >> in that short amount of time. >> in a month. >> what was he eating? >> fairly healthy food. they didn't do a lot of burgers. stir fry and indian food. i got a little nostalgic. leila, in three weeks we take her to college. we had a little tykes log cabin in the backyard. we got that when she was 2 years old. and i can't get rid of it. >> it's still there? >> still there. >> are there spider webs in the corner? >> we won't go in it because there's sounds coming from it. >> that's so
>> i'm going with the no, sstal, though. >> just keep it there. >> oh, for your grandkids. not yet. i'm getting old. >> you should. my parents had a merry-go-round in the backyard. and now, my kids play on that merry-go-round. >> we have the swingset because leila and her friends -- i look out the kitchen window. and talking. >> i get motion sickness when i go on a swing. >> really? >> have you been on one lately? >> yeah. >> look at the sky. that good stuff. >> i would not picture as someone who gets nauseous. you do adventure stuff. >> i don't. people think i do -- i'm not that adventurous. >> you're athletic and stuff. >> don't you jump off stuff and things? >> i've skydived twice. but that's it. >> i haven't skydived. >> i don't like rollercoasters. >> i used to love rollercoasters. >>
with. >> didn't you go down that situation? >> that's not a rollercoaster. >> that's just a drop. >> the thing about the rollercoaster, it -- >> the anticipation. and then, bang. >> you're put in a tube and there's a countdown, and you did it right before the weather. >> i did that in college. >> boom. anyway. you were in los angeles. >> i was there for one day. i squeezed -- >> one day. >> you fly and take the red eye back? >> yeah. >> you're young, you can do that. >> i'm tired. so, i -- >> didn't get back this morning? >> i got back like 3:00, 4:00 a.m. >> yesterday. that's why i couldn't pull off. i did that and brushed my teeth in the bathroom. that was too much. >> that's a good place to brush them. >> the work bathroom. >> i had a suitcase. it was too much. >> i had a guy, i was in charlotte a
and a guy coaposted on twitter, just the peed next to al roker. >> i saw that. but i didn't get the response. >> they were peeing on the side of the street. >> it owas the oddest thing? did he see the bottom of his feet? >> should he have said hi to you or no? >> no. eyes forward. >> people -- i had somebody slip a piece of paper under the stall, asking for an autograph. you know what? i'm -- >> how long were you in there? >> there's paper right there. >> in the bathroom? toiletexactly. >> like a post-it. >> that's funny. did you sign it? >> no.
>> you couldn't spare a square? >> that's good, dylan. >> she has no idea it's a "seinfeld" reference. >> why did you tell me? i gave you credit for that. dylan made a funny joke today. >> you make that sound like an unusual thing. >> i was witty and quick. >> why were you in l.a.? >> i feel like that's not as amazing. there's a professor, a coach out in l.a., in architecture and he lives in the midwest. but he's doing camps where he's traveling around. he's meeting kids from the city and exposing them to arch texture. you want to be a lawyer or a doctor, but he does it through hip-hop. it's so interesting. they rap and the rap, however they do it, they make bar graphs out of it. and they use that to build cities.
i can't wait to show you that. >> did you try your hand at rapping? >> i put it on instagram. but it was just a little clip. i don't know. ♪ you can't even hear it. you can't hear the clip. they wrote a rap for me. and there was a line that said, born in '78 and all the kids go, damn. just so hold. that's where that came from. it was really cool. >> now, everybody has been going on. i've not seen this. but everybody has been going on, you saw this crazy long line for chicken. >> yeah. on my way to the airport, if you live -- if you know somebody in l.a. and you can tell me about this place. it's called hal and ray's. we were going through this area in china town. >> this is in the airport? >> on the way to the airport. we decided to get something to eat. what are these people waiting for? they're waiting for chicken. the place is called hal and ray's. the line keeps
>> what kind of chicken is it? >> hot chicken. >> isn't all -- >> no. it's fried chicken, with a real hot sauce poured on it. started in nashville. >> yeah. >> i think the chef here was -- >> there's versions of it. the people have shirts. and the line still goes. >> wow. >> isn't that insane? >> you didn't wait. >> no. i'm so curious as to what the chicken tastes like. >> hal and ray. >> you know, on the other side of the country. >> might not be hot when it gets here. >> maybe they can send the chicken and the sauce on the side. >> would you wait in line -- >> no. six months ago, i had never been to pinks in l.a. >> oh. >> for the hot dogs. it's a famous hot dog stand. and waited in line. >> how long did you wait? >> i waited about 25 minutes. >> there's a restaurant in the north end of boston called jackmos. it's casual-onl
and the line is around the block. you stand in line and you wait an hour. and you sit down and have a nice italian meal. and it's so worth it. you need to do it once to prove to yourself it's worth it. >> you have to have a meal while you're waiting in line. >> a little snack. >> you wait online. >> no. you're in line. >> you notice that? >> brian gets mad at me for saying that. >> online? >> yeah. you both said that. >> there's an imaginary line and i'm on it. >> exactly. >> no. the rest of america is agreeing with me. but you can't hear them. >> all right. orange room. #inline. #online? >> and the east coast is watching us right now. >> #inline. #online. here's something a lot of people not on the east coast say. at our window. can i have my picture made with you? >> what? >> a ton
south, say, can i have my picture made with you? >> if you're drawing it, maybe. >> talking about taking a photo. >> really? >> what about this one. you're driving and giving a direction, make a right or take a right? >> make a right. you're making the car go right. >> you take a right. >> brian swears it's taking the right that the road gave you. >> by the way, speaking of which, obviously, brian didn't check on you before you left this morning because you had a little wardrobe malfunction. we all -- we all got to see your back. >> showing your back. >> you could have done that. it's like a style. >> well, this is not is what i did this morning. it's not like the best topic in the world. but my dress broke this morning. getting dressed is the most stressful thing. >> it is. trying to pick out your unioutf. all good to go. >> the night before. >> in my head. and i put it on -
>> oh. >> i go to put it on. and the zipper is broke. shoot, what will i wear? >> you have clothes that you think you're going to wear without trying it on or anything? >> bless you. >> they say you can't sneeze if you're on tv. eric wasn't on tv. >> was he in tv? >> in tv or on tv? >> were you trying not to? >> you try to hold on and your head blows up? you have a closet with tons of dresses? >> they're all my dresses. i wear them i just leave them here. >> for anybody just to rifle through them. >> you can go flu tthrough the closet. >> we have to move on. we know marriage takes work. obviously, celebrities do, too. justin timberlake and jessica biel. she and justin constantly work on their relationship by spending time as a couple and staring at each other. >>
to date each other. that was interesting. they plan a date night once a week, where they take a vacation, just the two of them. you do date nights? >> yeah. but somehow something always seems to come up. with the kids. and now, it's a little easier. now, we can just dump them. >> don't you find you talk about the kids most of the date? >> i try not to now. >> you learned. >> they're on their own. >> dumped them. >> all right. just ahead, you want to know the secret to living long center. >> yes. >> the easy way you can add years to your life. >> did you see this? >> yeah. >> depending on howhey! this is lloyd. to prove to you that the better choice for him is aleve. he's agreed to give it up. ok, but i have 30 acres to cover by sundown. we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. yeah, i was ok, but after lunch my knee started hurting again so... more pills.
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they did a study over a course of a lifetime. over years. isn't that interesting? >> it makes sense. i feel out of shape and i feel bad about myself and i go for a 20-minute run. i feel great. it's like a mental thing. >> if you look around, you think you're healthier than your peers. what you think about, you bring about. that's interesting. tell yourself you're healthy, you're strong. >> what you think about, you bring about. >> is that living clean in 2017? >> i have that in my jewelry box. i wanted to be a news reporter. >> my high school yearbook quote was, i don't think about it, be about it. >> what did you say, al? to yourself? >> i hope i graduate. >> silly. >> get out of here. all right. >> you >> all right. >> and you made it out. >> just barely. that's what's going on -- all you weather people, that's
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think you need a good laugh. let's start off with the newest comedy. >> yes. "fun mom dinner." have you had a chance to see the trailer for this? >> no. >> basically, it's "sixteen candles" meets "bad moms." four moms go out. it stars toni colette, paul r rudd. an all-female crew. the writer is julie rudd, paul rudd's wife. a lot of girl power. something you rarely see in hollywood. >> other end of the spectrum, if you want to go in the other direction. stephen king's "the dark tower" turn into a movie. >> yes. this is based on a series of books by stephen king. a classic tale of good
it starts idris elba and matthew mcconaughey. this has taken about a decade just to make. but it's considered to be one of stephen king's masterpiece stories. if you're a big stephen king fan, this is the movie to watch. >> and let's talk about something for the whole family. >> "leap." if you like animated movies for the whole family, this carries a great message. about pursuing your dreams to the fullfullest. and it's about a little girl who wishes to go to paris to become a dancer. it has a great soundtrack, too. on the it's carly rae jepsen. >> i would go by myself. we have one, this one is a tv movie from our sister network, sifi. and it includes al roker. >> that's right. "sharknado" returns for the fifth movie in the franchise. can you believe
and al roker -- i feel like he's been in "sharknado" before. >> it's his thing. >> this time around, our heroes, have to go and travel all around the world to save their son, who is trapped inside a "sharknado." >> wow. let's talk about ray donovan. he's coming back this month. >> america's favor problem fixer for the rich and famous. this time around, susan sarandon is joining the cast. and this season is going to be a shocker. i'm sure that it has to do with susan sarandon's character. >> poeople don't have to wait fr the weekend to get their "weekend update" for next month. >> they've been going pretty well. this summer, there's a summer edition. it will be four weekly half-hour shows. i'm sure they will be talking about everything, especially what's happenin
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good tuesday morning. we're already up to 80 degrees now. perfectly clear skies, though, plenty of sunshine today, you can expect it to stay dry. 76 right now dulles, clinton coming in at 78 degrees, 91 for stay dry tomorrow, mostly dry through the area, 91 thursday, still around 90, even friday chance of a late shower, showers around for part of your saturday, not a washout.
it's summer. you've probably been spending a lot of time in the backyard. and it may need some sprucing up. >> here with backyard makeover ideas for 100 bucks. >> under 100 bucks. >> is monica, the pinterest expert and host of weekend makeover series. >> we have a ton of summer left. okay? and we're going to be moving into the fall. it's not too late to create the ultimate entertaining space. all right? >> you got a before picture? >> a before picture to show you. let's look at this. >> that's pretty drab. >> plain as it gets. >> pretty sad. >> on my youtube show, "the weekender," i help homeowners tackle one space in a weekend with five projects. that's what we'veon
let's look over at this finished space here. >> i love this. >> one of the big pinterest trends right here is bringing the inside out. bringing some items from your home into this space. that's what makes this feel like an extension of your home right now. we have an outdoor chalkboard. gallery calls have been popular. but outdoor gallery walls are up 32% right now. this space feels significantly different than before. >> it's cozy with all of the pillows. >> i'm going to give you tips and show you how you can replicate this. first thing are the papers. cement tile papers are very in right now. >> they're inexpensive, right? >> you see how fabulous they look over there? let's show you how we did this. >> i have four kids.
we have outdoor point paint. and we use platinum tape. you want your tape to hold the stencil in place. fully got this one at michael's. you can get them online. at amazon. you can make your own if you are that crafty. let's show -- real ly tape that on. you pull it off. an it's that easy. for $3, it gives you the eye-end look. it dries. and you can hit it with a water s sealant. i grab that at lowe's. and one of my favorites is the gallery wall. i don't want to put screws and hammers and nails into my sense. command makes a line of outdoor hooks. a little trick for
it says outdoor, too. one of our coolest pieces of art, the succulent artwork? >> are they alive? >> you can pop one in. it's a picture frame with some chicken wire. they will stay alive because they don't wire much water. >> i've seen people do that with herbs and stuff. >> you pop them in and put them on a command rook and you got it. you can make your own artwork. there's so many types of sealants and things. we just panlted that. we used painters tape, painted it up. if you spray it with the seal t sealant, it will stay. >> that looks like you would need some artistic talent. >> a little bit. that's where the painter's tape comes in, i was able to make the lines and it does it for you. >> i love pillows outside. it makes things every so cozy.
for the love -- >> what we're going to do here is take an everyday inexpensive pillow and paint it. you just toss it on. >> is this fabric paint? >> yep. at the end, you're going to hit it with scotch guard. we did, you can do simple brush strokes. it gives it the look of simple artwork. >> we don't like pillows. >> they're so comfortable. >> look how nice this looks. >> that looks fantastic. >> al, you're -- >> isn't it fun to paint? >> i don't know. hey, look. i'm picasso. >> look at these beautiful ones. they're cute, right? >> guys hate pillows. >> this is so nice. >> unless you're going to sleep on it, we don't want a pillow. coming up, do you know somebody that is a close talker? we got one here for you to show you how to use body language to
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have you ever been to a party and your have you ever been to a party and your face is faced with somebody who talks really close. you're trying to back up and they are always in your face. >> or do you have a hard time saying no and standing your ground? >> we're going to show you how to get out of sticky social situations with the help of gentleman niece driver. >> good morning. nice to be back. >> so let's start at home. things happen, you have a friend who is always kind of coming to you at the last minute, they need a baby-sitter. how do you, you know, stand your ground and get out of this? >> if you are the flexible person and they alwaysok6kn it' fine if it's one thing one time but if you're always the person going our brain and body are constantly in a conversation so as soon as you know a favor is coming stand up, get off the
because when your body is feeling pressure your brain will also resist pressure. you can simply push into the chair. janine, can i borrow $100. you already owe me $600 from the last five times you asked. push into the chair. what your body feels your mind feels. hip, chair, push. an increase in pressure will resist against difficult odds and resist pressure. you know the favor is coming, push in. >> maybe should you just plank? >> plank it out. send us a picture when you do that. >> there's another one, let's say you are in front of your pos and he gives you add news and you want to cry in front of him but you don't want to cry. how do you not get emotional? >> it's not even just your boss, it's anyone, someone breaks up with you, your kid is not going to go to your favorite college or you find out your adult child is moving out of the country. you simply lift up your chin,vz you know, politicians do this, they will say their chin is up or look down
your forecast in order to cry your eyebrows have to be pulled together. chin up, look at someone else's forehead. put the tongue on the roof of your mouth. it creates a distraction for you not to cry. in those moments when crying is probably not the best move. >> relax away. >> that's interesting. let's move on to a picnic. >> let's talk about aer, especially if their breath face. >> close talking is connected to where you live. in new york city you((lc might more close talkers because there's lots of people, if you are out in australia they tend to say hello close and back it up. be careful of thinking they are you have in a town the more close talkers you will get. >> it freaks me out. >> we're outside, you say it's too buggy, let's go inside. now'm
front of you. if we're outside we go inside, with if we're inside we go outside, we say it's stuffy. >> so move around. >> how about you say you stay here, i will be right back. >> i will get you a drink. >> move your body, move your mind, ifflñ it's outside say it buggy, if you're inside say it's stuffy. >> if you see somebody?o t they're starting to argue how do you diffuse it. >> anytime anybody is arguing do a palm down gesture. a palm down but with your hips to the side. let me see your sex hip. >> your what hip? >> sex hip. kick it to the side. lock your hips like this and go enough already. >> enough already. >> that's too aggressive. >> kick your hip to the side. this is awkward. hip to the side palm down, hey, guys, let's all get around. >> let's go over to the situation in the office because we're all walking like hop along.
>> maybe there is a boss that's particularly intimidating. how do you stand your ground and not just buckle under the pressure. >> if you have a boss that's overly intimidating, maybe they do this handgun steeple to you, al, i need you to get this undid. you want to take up space. you want to be like a dog in heat and pee in your perimeter here. >> this is just like the guy in charlotte. >> hand on a wall, a desk, a share and hand on your hip, or let me scoot over here, al, watch this, buddy, if i'm sitting down, around around for me. if i'm sitting on a chair and you're being aggressive, i want want to do an elbow pop and take up space this way. >> i'm an elbow popper. >> is this subliminal. >> it is subliminal. it sends the message to the other person, listen, i'm not affected by you, your aggressiveness is boring. it's boring. >> that's interesting. >> mike drop. >> is it that way or that way. >> thank you very much. i'm going to
going to get some space and get my sex hip out and then do some other things. >> let's do the weather first, though, how about that. yeah. am i getting too close to you right now? >> anyway, humidity returns in the mid-atlantic states, tropical downpours down through florida. remnants of a cold front, not emily but a cold front. record highs will be continual right into the -- toward the23ço of this week, scorching heat dock all time record highs in the pacific northwest, hot and humid in the mid-atlantic humidity continues to build throughout the day today. plenty of sunshine, though, now, we do have a few small rain chances but not until later in the week. it's still fairly quiet out there for this workweek. 80 degrees already in this 9:00 gaithersburg. right now maybe take it to the pool today, temtu
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get ready to take notes. princeton review is out with the top colleges in 60 categories. >> the latest rankings appear in the new edition of their book, "best 382 colleges" available today. >> good to see you both. >> let's start with best classroom experience. sara lawrence college. >> and west point.
talking about the faculty. >> that's a good school. >> once you finish, best career services. northeastern, bentley and clemson. >> clemson, in that spot. six years, five last year. one this year. best career services. >> you scared me. >> 75%, 18,000. 18,000 folks, 75% seat internships each year. >> congratulations. >> this is good for the moms. >> this is fantastic. >> great financial aid. colgate, vanderbilt and bowden college. the degree reviews, $42,000. the sticker cost over $60,000, bringing that cost down to $22,000. >> that's aggressive. so many parents are -- it's important to know that there's a lot of money out there. >> you say it correctly. two-thirds of all students in college, are getting some
>> that's fantastic. so much talking about happiness. >> absolutely. we as 130,000 how happy are you? vanderbilt, best run colleges. best food. awesome stuff. >> that scared me. >> are you happy? >> you're a little jumpy. >> it is a superlative. willie geist graduated from there. >> did you go to vanderbilt? >> no. >> and college food. >> one of the most popular, back in the number one spot. university of massachusetts, the flagship of the umass system. we have chef abad and matthew with us. 45,000 meals every given day to happy students. >> what are you serving? >> we have a vietnamese summer roll
and tasty. >> and a chicken tiki indian food. and our chef made an almond tart. >> my daughter is going to college. but so many of her friends did not get into the schools they wanted. is there something going on out there? >> schools are continuing to get more and more competitive. if we were having this conversation 15 years ago, with a smaller subset of students. i tell students there's a best fit college out there for everybody. academically, campus culture. >> this is delicious. >> this is amazing. >> back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> good morning, it's 9:57 now on this tuesday, august 1st. i'm aaron gilchrist and in the news this morning police across our area are trying to build better relationships with the communities they serve today. this is all part of national night out. neighborhoods will host block parties, seminars and safety demonstrations with police and other first responders. this is happening all over the country today. you can find local/( - events ir nbc washington app, just search national night out. now your
morning out there. oh, look, i have black back i will tell you the temperatures right now, we are in the 60s and 70s and we are warming up. i'm not really sure what's going on right there, but we are warming up. there we go. 91 right now for our daytime high, humidity creeping in. it is going to be another beautiful day. tomorrow just as gorgeous, temperatures are going to be around 90 as well, but the you're definitely going to feel it to have. we have an isolated chance of a shower or storm tomorrow. temperatures around 90 all the way through friday, next chance of rain will be on saturday as that umd hooity falls. >> lauren, thank you. you can get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app. we will see you back here.
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