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good morning. good morning, jackpot. just one winner in powerball's massive $758 million drawing. the largest prize ever for a single ticket. the search now under way for the lucky person waking up three quarters of a billion dollars richer. breaking overnight, harvey breaks into a powerful tropical storm and could become a hurricane. millions bracing for nearly two feet of rain and potentially historic flooding. al's tracking it all. new night, new message. >> it is time to heal the wounds that divide us. >> president trump uses a speech to veterans to call for national unity just 24 hours after blasting his rival a
house reportedly gets set to tell the pentagon how to implement that controversial ban on transgender people in the military. all that, plus -- the painful video that has parents of cheerleaders furious and police investigating. the driver behind this frightening parking garage plunge now suing and speaking out. >> it was just the most horrific thing. >> and why gwyneth paltrow's company goop is coming under new fire. today, august 24th, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody, welcome to "today." thank you for joining us on a thursday morning. >> if you're waking up this morning and getting ready to check your powerball ticket, you'll be much more excited if u
>> let's get more specific, if you bought it in this store in watertown outside of boston, because that is where the lone winning ticket was sold, making the $758 million jackpot the largest single prize ever in the united states. kerry sanders is at powerball headquarters in tallahassee for us. hi again, kerry. >> reporter: good morning. yes, it is the second largest jackpot ever in this country, but it is the largest single ticket holder winning the jackpot. here's the check they will get. $758,700,000. as you noted, they pulled the numbers here in tallahassee, florida, last night. the numbers, 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and the power ball number 4. now we go back to that shot in watertown, massachusetts. this is where that winning ticket was sold.
was. maybe it was somebody in the neighborhood. the winner could take the payout over 29 years or get a $443 million payout with the one lump sum payment. the reason you want to check your tickets this morning, even if you're not from watertown, massachusetts, there were six $2 million winners and 34 $1 million winners. we don't know if it was one person, a family, a group that bought the ticket, but clearly with a check this big, it has not only changed their lives, but changed their family's lives for generations. >> a lot of cash. >> i read on twitter, maybe it was tom brady who won the ticket. thank you. >> people would love that. also breaking overnight, harvey strengthened into a tropical storm. al is on the road inin
here in the studio of that region. there is an awful lot of orange and red on that map. >> reporter: yeah, there's a lot of moisture and what there isn't is big steering currents to bring this thing onshore and up and out. we're going to be talking about harvey into next week. so right now it's more than 25 miles south/southeast of port o'connor, texas, moving north/northwest at 24 miles per hour. we expect it will strengthen to a category 1 storm, making landfall some time saturday morning with 85 mile per hour winds. storm surge is an issue, but what's really concerning is this thing's going to just hang out there right along the texas gulf coast. you see monday morning at 1:00 a.m. it's still there. we right now have hurricane watches, hurricane warnings, i should say, and tropical storm warnings all along the texas
port mansfield, you've got hurricane warnings up. we've also got from port mansfield five to seven-foot storm surge. look at the rainfall with this thing. we're talking about isolated amounts of 20 inches or more. 25 inches. but we've got a widespread swath of anywhere from ten to 15 inches of rain before this is all over. so massive flooding and the big concern is we may start to drift further east, louisiana comes into play, new orleans, where they are having those pump problems. this is going to be, potentially, a catastrophic flooding situation. we can't stress this enough. we'll continue to track it, but this is going to be a very big deal for a very long time. guys? >> see you with your local forecast in a while. >> we have a lot more to get to this morning, including the president taking a much different tone in nevada than what we heard the day before at a campaign rally.
house this morning. good morning. peter, good morning. >> hey, savannah, good morning to you. you'll be excused for experiencing a little white house whiplash watching this president. it really has been like a tale of two trumps. one sticking to the script talking harmony, the other angry and unplugged targeting familiar opponents like a speech in arizona this week. the president zigzagging from one night to the next with different messages to different audiences. first somber, then searing, then back again. the president punctuating a roller coaster 48 hours, the president with a message of love and unity to veterans. >> time to heal the wounds that divide us and seek new unity on the common values that unite us. >> it didn't feel like it tuesday night with critics arguing president trump is the one fueling divisions. >> we don't need advice from the washington swamp.
we need right now to drain the swamp. that's what's happening, too, believe me. >> in arizona teaseing a controversial pardon, relentlessly attacking the media. >> but the very dishonest media, those people right up there with all the cameras. fake media, they make up stories. look no further than the fake news and the crooked media. >> even antagonizing members of his own party. mr. trump's aides saying it was a campaign event not presidential address. will it impact his ability to govern. mitch mccom this morning dismissing reports of a disintegrating relationship between the two. >> i'm very disappointed in mitch. but if he gets these bills passed, i'll be very happy wit. >> "new york times" reporting political cold war between the leaders, privately expressing whether mr. trump will be able to salvage his administrio
after a series of crisis. press secretary say the two remain united on many shared priorities including tax reform and a border wall, adding they will meet together soon as planned. this morning house speaker paul ryan pushing back against talk of a government shutdown after this presidential warning. >> if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall. >> i don't think a government shutdown is necessary, and i don't think most people want to see a government shutdown. ourselves included. >> they may not want to see it but a senior administration official tells me the president is serious about the fight and shutdown threat. they say the showdown with congress over funding for the wall could come as early as next monthter. >> we're hearing reports now that the white house may be close to finalizing these guidelines for the ban on transgender service members. can you tell us more about that? >> the white house purportedly preparing to give defense secretary jim mattis marching orders to enforce the
initially indicated by twitter, would include authority to kick transgender troops out. this would bar pentagon from recruiting transgender, cut off medical payments for those serving. "wall street journal" reported white house memo expected to be sent to the pentagon in the next several days. press secretary sarah huckabee sanders says they will. >> after the threat of a possible attack forced the cancellation of a rock concert in rotterdam, they had to call off the show wednesday night after spanish police tipped off dutch authorities about a terror threat. hours later police stopped a van near that concert venue that contained gas canisters. the driver being questioned by police. earlier this morning a second suspect taken into custody during a
>> also this morning u.s. officials taking look at a disturbing new propaganda video from isis. this features a boy, who claims he is an american, and the son of a u.s. soldier. nbc's kristen dahlgren has the story for us this morning. kristen, good morning to you. >> good morning. we've seen americans speaking for isis before but never a child. experts say a script was likely written for him. but to hear those words spoken by a young boy is unsettling to say the least. counter-terrorism officials say that may be the goal to shock and get attention for the group's dwindling territory. in the video the boy speaks english. appears to read off a script, the child saying he and his mother moved to syria two years ago. >> my father is an american soldier. >> nbc news has not verified the boy's identity, nationality or
whereabouts. the seven-minute propaganda video shows him playing with another child he says is his 7-year-old best friend. the two children seen walking through rubble in what he says is the syrian town of raqqa, where u.s. estimates 2,000 isis fighters remain under siege. the boy mentions the president by name. >> a message to trump -- >> seen training with isis fighters, threatening to take the battle to the u.s. >> so get ready, because the fighting has just begun. >> the video seen by many as exploiting a young boy, glam ris o"glamouglamorizing terrorist lifestyle. >> sits choreographed, deliberate, designed to catch the attention of america and americans. >> isis has shown videos before. researchers estimate about two dozen children are used in operations every month. but who this boy is
mystery this morning. >> we've been able to build up a large profile on lots of people but we don't have anything on this child. >> now, the u.s. military tells nbc news no service members have reported this as their child. experts say if he is american, they don't think it will take long to identify him and any relatives in the u.s. matt and savannah. >> very disturbing, kristen, thank you. new information about diplomats that may have been victims of a mysterious sonic attack in cuba. gabe gutierrez with more on the investigation. gabe, what can you tell us about this. >> reporter: matt, good morning. it sounds like something out of a spy novel. we're learning some victims of acoustic attacks were evaluated by university of miami health system. reports now indicating they may have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries and possible central nervous system damage. this morning deeply troub
that caused severe hearing loss for u.s. diplomats at the embassy in cuba is far worse than originally thought. the state department said multiple u.s. agencies are now investigating and they are very concerned. >> we are working and have been working to provide our staff and u.s. government employees with the best medical attention we can provide to them. >> possibly due to exposure of ultrasonic sound waves, reportedly suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries and possible damage to their central nervous systems according to cbs news which said it reviewed the medical records. nbc news has not independently confirmed these reports. the apparent attack unprecedented according to u.s. officials. >> we have not seen this type of activity take place before. >> reporter: doctors say acoustic attacks could lead to significant medical problems. >> if we get exposed to noise whether we can hear it or not hear it and exposed over a long period o t
health. we don't know how much effect it causes. >> reporter: officials are trying to who may be responsible. state-run tv, cuba never would allow cuban territory be used for any action against accredited diplomatic agents or their families. but americans say the cubans are accountable for the safety and security of u.s. diplomats in their country. >> we hold cuban authorities responsible to find out who is carrying out these health attacks. >> reporter: former spies and intelligence officers tell nbc news it appears this may have been a misuse of cold war era technology, but it's unclear who exactly was responsible. american diplomats weren't the only ones affected by this. the canadian government said some of its staff may have been victimized. matt and savannah. >> all right, gabe. thank you very much. now to dramatic images out of st. louis. a car driving through a group of protesters who had been blocking the street. the don
last night in response to the police-involved shooting death of a transgender woman there earlier in the week. a few people tried to stand in the way of the vehicle as it drove down the street and it kept going. a few protesters reported minor injuries but refused medical attention at the scene. police stopped the driver and he was taken into custody. at least 12 people dead, dozens others injured amid extensive flooding, driving rains and powerful winds that reached 100 miles an hour. in macau, researchers search for cars that may have been trapped as crews restore power to thousands of residents in that city. in the meantime at least eight people missing after a massive landslide in the swiss alps caught on camera. sent mud, rocks into the italian border. about 100 people had to be evacuated from the area. now rescue crews using helicoptero
missing. >> let us head back to al now. he's on the road. he's got the rest of his forecast. al. >> y, >> hey, guys, here in st. paul, minnesota. today is the opening day of the minnesota state fair. it is the largest state fair when it comes to population of people. they had too many people visit last year, we're going to give you the sights and sounds and tastes of the fair in a bit. let's look at what's going on around the country as far as your weather is concerned. today, fire threat in the pacific northwest and western plains where hot, dry weather, florida with the risk of local flooding. northeast of new england, plenty of sunshine and the rain starts to move in along the stationary front. not even yet associated with harvey. we're going to continue to track that, as well. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
good morning, if you're about to walk out the door, temperatures are still comfortable right now. 71, 67 in clinton and if you're exercising today it's going to be fantastic all day long, even through the afternoon. perfect weather to be outside. 82 for a high temperature, upper 70s around lunchtime tchl. it's going to be nice through the weekend, highs in the upper 70s and we look to stay dry and mostly sunny.
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here are the numbers again, 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and the power ball was 4. good luck. now let's check on your commute with jack taylor and your first 4 traffic. good morning, jack. >> bad luck, unfortunately, on the beltway. tyson's interloop cleaning up the crash blocking two left lanes. delays have crept back in. all lanes have reopened, at least the delays have eased. i believe we have activity in the median, but it's not slowing down traffic. back to you. >> thank you, jack. quick break now. your forecast is up next.
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>> we're back now 7:30 on thursday morning. we welcome you back. there's been an awful lot of news breaking overnight. >> good morning, everybody. want to get right to the headlines. let's start with lottery history. >> the number up is 7. >> giant jackpot, a single winning powerball ticket is sold in massachusetts making its lucky owner three-quarters of a billion dollars richer. >> the winning ticket sold right here at this tiny convenience store called handy variety in watertown, massachusetts. the white house set to tell the pentagon how to implement controversial ban on transgender people in the military giving defense secretary james mat toes make it
major flooding event. >> tropical storm harvey strengthens overnight taking aim at texas and other parts of the golf course as millions preparing for what's expected to become a dangerous hurricane in the next 24 hours. >> it could stall and stay over the top of south florida. that would be a huge threat. >> hundreds rally outside the nfl's headquarters in support of quarterback colin kaepernick. the free agent remains without a job after protesting during the national anthem. >> we've got to make sure that the modern day muhammad ali, colin kaepernick, we surround and support him. >> and brazen theft. robbers smash into a louisiana store using their truck as a battering ram before driving away with the store's atm today thursday august 24th, 2017. that's one way to do it. >> certainly. now we want to talk about disturbing videos out of colorado. they have outraged parents of young
investigation. nbc's lucy kafanov has that story. good morning. >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning. those videos taken at a cheerleading camp. you can see the girls forced into painful positions. now they are sharing their stories as school officials placed on leave. shocking new video released overnight by nbc affiliate kusa shows teenagers crying out in pain. cheerleader at denver's east high school are seen being pushed into splits over and over aga again. their arms and legs held down by teammates. >> videos recorded back in june during first week of cheer camp. now they are investigating incidents involving multiple cheerleaders. alley wakefield, incoming freshman said she was forced by the cheer coach into
she's one of the cheerleaders and mothers who spoke exclusively with kusa. >> i didn't expect to have to do elevated splits and be forced into it. he was pushing down on the back of my right leg. he was pushing with his other knee on my back to try to keep my posture straight. >> this is a grown man pushing my 13-year-old girl so hard against her will while she's crying and screaming for him to stop that he's ripping tissue in her body. >> reporter: she sent an e-mail to the director on june 15th. >> i don't understand why this man is still employed there. >> reporter: the cheer coach, as well as the assistant cheer coach high school principle, assistant principal and deputy counsel have all been placed on leave while the incidents are being investigated. a standard practice in an investigation of this type that does not comply or prejudge in any way the
investigation might determine. the coach telling kusa he had seen one video not the others and learned this growing up. released a statement in part, the itages and actions depicted ar extremely distressing and absolutely contrary to our core values and public school community. while this investigation is ongoing we are entirely focused on ensuring our staff and students at least are receiving the support they need. the investigation is ongoing. this morning many parents in the school district and across the country are waking up with new questions and concerns about their kids safety and how much is too much when it comes to sports. matt, savannah. >> i think that is over the line of too much right there, lucy. >> hard to watch that. >> thank you very much. also this morning a lawsuit has been filed against the owners of a texas parking garage where a woman's car fell seven stories and slammed to thelo
>> reporter: it was the moment she thought would be her last. >> my car went straight down. it was just the most horrific thing. >> free-falling seven floors, bouncing off concrete after accidentally pressing the gas instead of the brake. >> good samaritans came out of nowhere. i was covered in blood. i said if you would please call them so i can tell my daughter and husband good-bye. >> more than a month after the horrific accident christy and her attorney filed a lawsuit against the owner. the suit claimed the owner knew it wasn't safe, required stronger barriers and they crashed through dangerous, dilapidated and in need of upgrade and repair. they are seeking $1 million in
sure she's compensated for her injuries and medical expenses. but we also want not only this parking garage to understand the consequences of failing to maintain but all owners of parking garages. >> i can damn sure make sure that no one else -- no one's daughter, no one's wife, no one's husband ever has to get that phone call. >> last year another car drove over the edge of the same parking garage dangling by a cable. that driver climbing to safety. >> and the fact that this already happened once already, this is just horrific to me. >> reporter: reached by phone, the owner of the garage company hung up on nbc news. other calls to dtt parking have not been returned. recovering from a broken back, sternum, ribs, elbow and ankle has been excruciating. but thanks to the kindness of
face-to-face thank you. >> christy knows her survival was a miracle. for "today," jacob rascon, nbc news. >> incredible. >> let's get another check of the weather. al is at the minnesota state fair. al. >> hey, guys. good mo >> hey, guys, good morning, while we talk about harvey and something to talk about in florida, 25 years ago today, hurricane andrew was slamming into florida. and as you can see, it was rough. it was terrible. the winds, 165 miles per hour, category 5 storm, picking up more than 12 inches of rain, causing 26 deaths and damaged $26 billion. as we look at florida this morning, we're talking about some severe weather. we're talking about the possibility of flooding as we already see heavy rai
to push its way in. this is the remnants of a little bit of a tropical system that we've been watching and it's going to continue, this tropical low, bringing heavy rain, intended with downpours, flash flooding, a real mess there through saturday. rainfall amounts anywhere from three to five inches, but locally could be upwards of seven inches in parts of southern florida. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good thursday morning. many areas still in the 60s right now. 64 gaithersburg, 67 manassas and clinton. even upper 50s parts of the valleys, higher elevations this morning, dry on radar, clouds out there this morning, but later this afternoon we'll see more sunshine. chance of a stray shower mostly north and west of the district, but highs will be unseasonably cool, only around 82 today. upper 70s across the weekend and we're going to stay nice and dry. >> that's your latest weather, guys.
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>> status update, facebook may be starting to feel its age. >> facebook is really for old people. my grandparents use it and my parents use it. >> according to new data from the research company emarketer, facebook usage among 12 to 17 years old will decline this year by 3.4%. researchers say teens and tweens are logging in less frequently and spending less time on the platform. part of the reason? >> well, it finally happened. your mom is on facebook. >> the perception that the social media giant has been taken over parents. the study even refers to so-called facebook nevers, kids skipping the social network more than ever. >> it's too public. i have social media. my accounts are private. i can accept who i want. in facebook anyone can see my page. >> instead teens are flocking to snapchat and instagram, cameras and disappearing videos and pictures. nbc universal and snapchat are in a business relationship.
or three times an hour. >> by year's end predicts snapchat usage in 18 to 24-year-old range will increase 19%. for the first time ever the firm is forecasting that snapchat will overcome facebook and instagram in two age groups, 12 to 17 and 18 to 24. some analysts say stories of facebook's demise among young people are greatly exaggerated. mark zuckerberg owns it, may give facebook a thumbs-up. >> as they graduate schools, they graduate from facebook. it is an easy way to find a broader group of friends and family. >> declined to comment on the story as does snapchat. more competition than ever. instagram a year ago created stories which really very much emulates snapchat. >> imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. >> that's what they say. >> tha
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we're back with one dad's remarkable solution for a problem facing a lot of parents. sheinelle is in the orange room with more on that. >> we all know smart phones will be a great way for parents to keep in touch with their kids, not if your child is ignoring messages. nick was fed up with his son ben not getting back to him. he came up with an app that is reapply asap. sends a message to the phone that will sound an alarm and freeze the phone until they reapply. doesn't matter if they are playing a game, watching a video, anything, their phone will be useless until they respond. social media users sharing thoughts on app. genius for emergency situation. appallingingly intrusive app for parents. we asked on twitter what do you think of the app
66% say good for safety, 34 say too controlling. reapplyasap available for android users but plans to make it available for iphones in the next few weeks. >> are you listening my kids? i think it's a disbood idea in important situations. >> you can't do it every day. if you need to, i'm impressed. parents are resourceful. yay parents. sheinelle, thank you. coming up, the newest controversy facing gwyneth paltr paltrow's lifestyle company goop. his career ended with a pitch now pitching strength and perseverance. we'll catch up with adam greenberg but first your local sara, could you come in here. yep, coming. oh wow, what kind of underwear are those? they're breathable underwear from fruit of the loom. [gasp] what are those? guys... they're breathable underwear from fruit of the loom. yes, they have these tiny holes to let the air through, can you help me? wa wa weewoo look at those.
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stick. >> everything on a stick. and big cups of lemonade. this is a nbc4 "today" news break. >> it is 7:56, we have breaking news right now. we just found out that one of you won a million dollars in the powerball jackpot last night. someone bought a ticket that matched all the numbers except the powerball. it's in gaithersburg. that ticket was sold at the potomac shell on darnstown road. $1 million, nothing to sneeze at. now let's check your commute with jack taylor and your first 4 traffic. anyone you know in ghaiaithersb, jack? >> i'll check my numbers after this. south capitol street is blocked off right now. the accident itself is near atlantic. you'll find yourself redirected in both directions. also better news out of springfield, still almost solid, but the crash at the toll road is gone, nothing left to look at. hopefully the la
it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, we have a winner. >> $758.7 million. >> the largest ticket sold in massachusetts as the search gets under way for the $758 million powerball jackpot winner. plus goop dupe? this morning gwyneth paltrow's popular lifestyle brand being accused of unsubstantiated and deceptive health claims. >> goop does not have the right to market its products using disease treatment claims. that is flat-out against the law. >> the art of perseverance. the baseball player whose second chance inspired millions ope
precious. >> adam greenberg gets his moment. >> it was so real and so raw i didn't really have many words for it. >> today thursday august 24th, 2017. good morning to -- >> dallas, texas. >> hello saginaw, michigan. >> why are you here this morning? >> i'm turning 18 today. >> yay! >> we have a milestone this morning. greating a birthday in new york city. >> an epic countdown. >> 168 days until the olympics. go team usa! >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." so nice to have you with us on thursday morning. they are playing our song. >> that's a big crowd,
equal to the size of the people at the minnesota state fair where al is. >> outside a certain shop in massachusetts. >> big news there. >> news at 8:00, powerball just made someone ridiculously rich. a single ticket sold in massachusetts was the winner of last night's massive $758 million jackpot. nbc's kerry sanders at the powerball headquarters in tallahassee, florida. good morning, kerry. >> this is where they pulled the numbers last night. this is the check somebody will be getting. it's the largest single ticket winner ever in the united states. $758,700,000. look at the numbers last night. powerball numbers 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and the powerball number 4. we've had our eyes all morning on watertown, massachusetts, which is where we thought the ticket was sold. it turns out it was sold
massachusetts. now, everybody is scrambling down there. it was sold at a pride station store in chicopee. the store there will get $50,000 for selling it. but of course everybody wants to know who bought the ticket. they could walk away, if they take the lump sum with $443 million. the amount of money here not only $758,700,000, on top of that some $2 million winners across the country. six people get $2 million. there are 34 $1 winners. so think about it. chicopee, massachusetts. somebody in watertown thought they had the huge ticket but turns out 82 miles away, guys. >> that store owner in watertown thought he or she had some cash and that doesn't happen. >> hear that sound? it's the news trucks backing up and going over to chicopee. kerry, thank you. moving to the white house, the president back, the newly renovated mansion today, a widening rift with congressional republs,
gop agenda as well as party unity. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker has the latest for us this morning. kristen, good morning. >> savannah, good morning to you. president trump again is sending out mixed messages when it doss unity. in one instance calling for the country to come together and another taking aim at everyone in his path. it all comes as the administration is getting closer to rolling out details of a policy dividing the country. it's highly controversial ban on transgenders in the military. >> overnight the white house reportedly closing in on its military transgender ban policy. "the wall street journal" reports that according to u.s. officials familiar with the document, new guidelines give defense secretary james mattis six months to prepare the ban and will allow him to consider a service member's ability to deploy in deciding whether to kick them out. the two and a half page memo also calls to deny admittance to transgender individuals and stop spending on medical treatment for those currently
the twhous declining to comment but saying they will share an announcement when they have one. the ban on transgender troops a sharp contrast to president trump's call for unity in front of an audience of veterans earlier in the day. >> it is time to heal the wounds that divide us and to seek a new unity based on the common values that unite us. >> those words also causing whiplash after a day early president trump released a 75-minute unplugged rant in phoenix, taking aim at all his familiar targets, including the media. >> these are really, really dishonest people, and they are bad people. and i really think they don't like our country. i really believe that. >> reporter: but it was this threat that sparked an immediate backlash. >> we have to close down our government, we're building that wall. >> speaker of the house paul ryan saying, not so fast. >> i don't think a government shutdown is necessary, and i don't think most people want to see a government shutdown, ourselves included. >>
legislative agenda in jeopardy, president trump is pushing back against reports his relationship with senate majority leerader mitch mcconnell is deteriorat g deteriorating. the two haven't spoken in weeks. still they say the president and mcconnell united on top priorities. we're committed to advancing our shared agenda together. anyone who suggests otherwise is clearly not part sophisticate conversation. a senior administration official says the president is serious about his shutdown threat. for the first time we are getting a glimpse of the newly refurbished west wing. an ongoing renovation project that started several weeks ago, the oval office now has new wallpaper and a rug used by a former republican president, ronald reagan. savannah, as you can see, those renovations are ongoing
me here on the north lawn. >> they are idea. we know that leaf blower well. kristen, thank you so much. >> we were at the white house earlier this week. brand-new carpets, new paint on the walls. it looked and smelled great. i have to say that. meanwhile preparations under way in texas as tropical storm harvey is taking aim at the golf course. in beaumont people are filling sandbags and u.s. army corps of engineers has emergency generators rolling into place. fema is getting traed to unpack a massive warehouse packed with supplies for emergency shelters. we're going to have more on where harvey is headed in a while. a lot more to get to, including why gwyneth paltrow's goop brand accused of deceiving consumers. also questions surrounding princess diana's death 20 years later. >> who needs actual stores. gene chatzky explores the consumer phenomenon that can save you money big time. >> al sinks his
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health claims are deceiving. joe fryer with the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sold in boutiques and online wellness products include crystals to essential oils saying they can treat ailments like migraines, depression, autoimmune. one watchdog group crying foul alleging goop and its founder gwyneth paltrow are duping customers out of their money with health claims. gwyneth paltrow promotes her brand goop as one-stop shopping for a better life selling fashion, beauty and wellness products. now consumer advocates charge some of the claims hide an ugly truth. >> goop is using deceptive marketing to tell consumers it has products that can treat, cure, or prevent a host of diseases and disorders. >> reporter: in a complaint to california regulators, the watchdog gup
advertising, like treating infertility, black rose bar for acne, eczema, and wearable stickers that reduce inflammation and anxiety. paltrow came on "today" with goop products for matt. >> one of your supplements called, why am i so f'ing tired. one is called balls in the air. one called high school jeans. looking at me, which of those would you leave in my dressing room after the interview? >> maybe balls in the air. >> truth in advertising said it asked them to take down the deceptive materials but the statement did not fully comply. the group said tina provided limited information and made threats and a
which were not reasonable under the circumstance. >> women that are having infertility problems are desperate to find a cure or treatment. goop is taking advantage of people at their most vulnerable positions and really just not acceptable. >> since its inception in 2008, goop and its products often have been the butt of jokes. even paltrow herself appeared confused about them. >> i don't know what [ bleep ] talking about. >> sometimes there are things you go, oh, that seems a little bit -- >> yeah, for sure. >> we reached out to paltrow and goop for comment but did not hear back. a group spokesman told "people" while the claims are unsubstantiated and unfounded we will continue to evaluate our products and content and make improvements we believe are reasonable and necessary. >> i think it's outrageous. goop does not have the right to market its products using disease treatment claims. that is flat-out
say they have received the watchdog's complaint letter against goop and it is being reviewed, which is standard for any complaint it receives. back to you guys. >> all right, joe. thank you so much. now time for what's trending today. ready? >> good morning. >> parents who have had babies, mastered the swaddle at one point or another. did you ever look at your baby in a crib saying that looks good, the swaddle. >> anything cuter than a baby in a swaddle. >> the baby burrito. >> check it out, you're not alone. check out the new trend in japan, adult swaddling. people opting to be swalelled, stress anxiety, postpartums even help with posture and pain. >> that's not the way i remember swaddling. do you cover the baby's -- >> no, of course. >> would you ever
swaddled. >> i think we should try it. >> i do remember. i had a baby most recently. let me try to swaddle you. let's go. you trust me, right? >> are you good at this? >> of course i am. i have two kids under three. i think i can swaddle you, if you're willing. obviously this baby blanket is a little big since you're a bigger baby than most. lay down on the pillows. >> yeah. >> the first thing you do is bring this one over like this. you've got to get a nice good tuck because i want you to feel safe. a swaddle is supposed to mimic the womb. >> is it? >> yes. >> can you make your feet a little more in the baby fetal position? good. i need to bring this up like a triangle. this is the hardest part. >> this supposed to alleviate stress? is that what it is? i'm feeling a little stressed out now. maybe it's the cameras or
filled with people. >> shhh. baby. now, i might need your help here. to really get a good swaddle. >> or we could say maybe people get the idea. >> we have to lift you up -- >> lift. >> bring this over. you're not helping. >> you're not making it easy for camera people to get this. then tuck it in. how do you feel? >> i feel stressed out. i don't feel at all comfortable. >> do we have a pacy. >> no. that i'm not doing. you know what, this is already going to appear in about 1,000 sites online. you don't need to put a pacifier in my mouth. >> yes, matt. >> he was somewhere by himself in a darkroom, it might be
relaxing. >> all right. i'll pop start now. you should see him get out of it. taylor announced her new album, reputation, she broke with a series of images including her cover art. this comes following her social media blackout and release of those mysterious snake videos. this taylor's sixth studio album. it's been three years since her best selling 1989 album. reputation set for release may 10th and her single debut today. >> now to this is "this is us," breakout drama released the new season s the character randall asks him mom played by mandy moore for some advice. take a look. >> our marriage wasn't perfect, that's true, but none are. your father wasn't perfect either, but he was pretty damn close. as close as they come.
he pushed a stranger on me, and that stranger became my child, and that child became my life. he became you. >> break out the tissues. you can catch the season -- the premier tuesday september 26th right here on nbc. >> that's so sad. i need my pacy just for comfort. >> we'll talk later. boy, will we talk. >> i know. good thing al wasn't here to see it. >> exactly. let's check >> well, i can't quite unsee that, but we've got a palate cleanser for you coming up. i'm going to be milking a cow. stay tuned for that. but first, let's bring you u
date on the latest on harvey right now. tropical storm harvey. the winds have actually increased now. last hour they were about 40 miles, 45 miles per hour, they are up to 60 miles per hour moving north at 15 miles per hour, so its forward speed has started to move a little faster. and you can see it's going to come onshore some time saturday morning around 1:00 a.m. heavy rain. what we're looking for, it's going to meander, hang around texas, the gulf coast of texas through monday. 25 inches of rain possible before it's all over. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. 73 degrees right now, washington. we still have clouds around, but they are breaking up a bit. sunshine this afternoon. kind of fall-like temperatures with the north wind today. dry across the area, but as we go through the afternoon with the low humidity, fantastic and staying dry. if you want to exercise outside today, by lunchtime near 80 degrees. this afternoon low 80s. upper 70s tomorrow
the weekend. we're going to stay nice and dry, fantastic for your saturday and sunday. and this is princess kay. she was named milky way princess, dairy princess at the minnesota state fair. this is ray. so they showed me how to do this. good girl. okay, ray. going to come down here and just kind of like that. look at that. getting a little something there. all right. in about an hour i'll be able to bring you a nice cold glass of milk, guys. in the meantime we'll have more here at the minnesota state fair on opening day. back to you. >> all right, al. thank you very much. in order for you to remember this -- >> one week from today marks 20 years since the passing of princess diana. two decades later there's still confusion surrounding that fateful night. here is
♪ ♪ >> reporter: a short while ago buckingham palace confirmed the death of diana princess of wales. >> midnight, a car accident that stunned the world. inside this mangled vehicle was princess diana. these are some of the last images of diana with her boyfriend dodi al fayed. they leave by car heading for dodi's apartment. ominously the driver henri paul had been drinking. twenty minutes after midnight, their mercedes traveling 75 miles an hour hits a pillar in a tunnel. the doctor and his american friend arrived on the scene 30 seconds after the crash. >> as we got into the middle of the tunnel, we saw there was a car accident that just happened, a very severe one with a large
of the pillars and had turned around completely 180 degrees and was facing the other direction. >> at 12:26, the doctor calls the emergency services. another witness described holding diana's hand. after nearly an hour paramedics rushing to save diana's life rushed her to the hospital. 4:00 a.m. paris time diana was declared dead. how was perhaps the most famous woman in the world let so unprotected. allegations and recriminations quickly followed. diana's vehicle chased by paparazzi. some were arrested at the scene. did that pursuit help cause the crash? paint from another vehicle was found, a white car. >> we have only one paint, it was for fiat we know. >> the colonel identified it as a fiat owner. >> the right side of mercedes i can
a demonstration, small contact, light contact between this mercedes and the car. >> reporter: his analysis showed there was small contact with the fiat uno and the mercedes. it was never found inspiring conspiracy theories diana was murdered. the one survivor of the crash, the bodyguard, trevor jones, apparently believe it was an accident that could have been avoided. his lawyer blames the hotel and the car company, both controlled by dodi's father. another theory was that diana was engaged. dodi bought a ring the day of the crash. but trevor's father said it was dodi's father who pushed sup stories. >> i think trevor jones was pressured by mohammed al fayed to say many things he did not remember or did not know. one of the things is that diana was
the possibility was later ruled out by a british coroner. but richard said she did have plans. >> she wanted to make changes. a lot of people talked about her living in america. >> one of the last people to see diana live, on night duty of the french interior ministry. he was the first to open ambulance. >> she was very quiet. >> as he looks back over 20 years, what stands out most was that diana had been able to create her own life after the divorce. >> she was a symbol, a symbol of free woman. i think about that night and the accident that claimed her life, it was such a banal way for someone who was such an extraordinary figure to die. diana seemed too big a figure to die in such a humble way. >> for today keir simmons, nbc
>> next week. absolutely. just ahead, how the baseball player whose career ended on the very first pitch he faced is using his story to inspire others. >> love to hear about him. then cutting out the middleman to save you money. jean chatzky and how we can all take advantage of something called v-commerce.
this is a nbc4 "today" news break. >> good morning, it's 8:26 now on this thursday, august 24th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's get a check on your morning commute with jack taylor. jack? >> hey aaron, thank you. we had a crash on the outer loop branch avenue, state highway is on scene and unfortunately the left lane is closed at the scene. already, toll road eastbound, activity before wiehle avenue blocking the left lane. causing delays to get on to the toll road. hopefully that will be cleared if that's where you're headed. back to you. >> thank you. a check on the forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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we're back 8:30 thursday morning. it's the 24th day of august, 2017. and the day before our next big concert right here on the plaza. country star jason aldean is going to be on our city concert stage tomorrow morning. >> so exciting. love him. >> you guys are so much fun. where is cecily? hi, cecily. cecily, tell us why you're here this morning. >> it's my 18th birthday. >> happy birthday, cecily. >> here is the thing. i hear you're a big jason aldean fan. is that right? >> yes, i am. >> would you like to go to
concert? >> i would love to. >> guess what, happy birthday. vip tickets along with four of your friends. are you crying? don't cry. isn't that nice? >> happy birthday. >> the best birthday present ever. >> happy birthday. we'll see you tomorrow. >> by the way, we have some more good news about our concert series. we're actually going to extend it. check out our new lineup. kelly clarkson friday september 8th, one of my faves. fergie a return on friday september 22nd. the week after that. camila cabello. >> good prices for high-quality stuff. jean chatzky will introduce you to the new perks of online shopping. >> let's send it over to al still fairing it up in
>> hey, guys, especially here at the minnesota state far, 4h so important. one big tradition, the llamas and alpacas. so we've got a harley-davidson llama and the biker chick, we've got top gun, we've got a llama disguised as a cow. we've got batman and robin. also we've got the -- what are you guys? >> and we've got a park ranger and a camper. we've got -- what are you guys? >> 1940s salvation army. >> and we have llamas. you don't see llamas like that anywhere. you only see them at the minnesota state fair here in st. paul. let's look at your weekend outlook, see what the opening weather looks like for this weekend. plenty of sunshine in the eastern half of the country, some flooding down through florida. hurricane, i should say tropical storm harvey right now causing big problems. that
beautiful weather along the east coast, although wet down in florida. sunday, sunday! we are looking at a pleasant weather day for the northeast of new england, midatlantic states, heavy flooding due to harvey down through texas and the gulf coast and the sun continues out west. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. 73 degrees right now. we're still looking at the clouds around, but again, this will make way to more sunshine through the afternoon. can't rule out an isolated shower mostly north and west of the district today, but overall dry, low humidity. lunchtime beautiful, near 80 degrees. low 80s is where we're going to top out at and the normal high is mid 80s, in fact. this weekend is going to be cooler, but sunny. about the mid 70s. inland upper 70s, plenty of sun and humidity does stay low. guys, take a look. this is a picture from last year's
it's really pretty impressive what they do with these llamas, they are very nice. we don't see fernando lamas out here. pretty good. coming up andrew has all kinds of food for us, including a pale of cookies you won't believe. >> bring it home, al. >> he's a tease machine today. there we go. every once in a while we like to check on people who have touched us with their stories. that is certainly the case with adam greenberg. his is an inspiring story about major league success, a life changing event that ended his dream, and second chances. >> i love baseball. it's a part of who i am. it's a game that relates to life in so many ways, so i love the game. >> adam greenberg making his major league debut here. >> in 2005 adam greenberg stepped up to the plate wearing the uniform of the chicago cubs for his f
in that one moment, with that one pitch, his major league career ended. >> i turned my head just to try to get out of the way. that's where in a split second everything changed in my life. >> greenberg spent the next few years trying to recover, suffering from vertigo and unable to play. >> a lot of soul searching and struggles. the emotional side really took effect, really took toll on me because i started questioning myself. >> one at-bat. >> 2012 seven years later greenberg got a second chance, a one-day contract with the miami marlins. >> adam, we'd like to sign you to a one-day contract. >> putting him back at the plate one more time. >> i cannot wait to see this. >> the feeling of gratitude and appreciation. >> adam greenberg gets his moment. >> it was so real and so raw i didn't really have many words for it. >> struck out
>> it was never about me. it was really about the fans and the audience and my friends and my family to really be able to connect with my story of struggles and obstacles and overcoming those. >> what's your name. >> greenberg wrote about his journey in a new book "get up, the art of perseverance." >> it was important for me to share my story through the book, because i'm not a hero, if you will. i didn't sacrifice my life. i'm just a guy who played baseball at a high level and had an unfortunate incident happen to me. anything is possible if you really set your mind to it and you're willing to put in time and effort. the main message i try to share is just the message of perseverance, having a goal and overcoming the obstacles that get in your way. the heroes are the people that can pull from my story and my experiences and relate to what i've gone through. >> greenberg recently had the opportunity to step out on wrigley field, throwing out the first pitch for his
on the field and just kind of looking around, it was magical. >> when you were struggling, what was the feeling. >> back in his hometown guilford, connecticut, adam shares his experience with younger players who dream of one day -- >> stay here, stay down and on it. >> playing in the big leagues. >> there you go. >> he's taught me little tips and tricks on how to hit it, but more just how to be a better baseball player. >> he's taught me basically everything. the swing itself is not the biggest thing he's done for me, everything aside from it to make your self a better person and better player. >> to these kids, that's what makes adam greenberg major league. >> seeing a child smile. seeing another human being progress in life, that's a personal satisfaction i get. it doesn't just have to be on the field success. seeing a human being grow up and mature and be able to handle life's
it's hard to put a word on how it feels. it just feels good. >> in 20 plus years here, adam is one of the guys who impressed me the most. after getting hit by the first pitch he faced in the major leagues and ending his career, he never thought baseball owed him anything. never said this sport owes me anything. >> it's so incredible he got his chance to have one day in the major leagues. he's done so much with a moment that could have been the worst moment in his life and turned it into something beautiful. >> in spirg. >> inspiring. >> it really is. ahead the shop on. how you can take advantage of really big safes but fir this is "stto
and traditionally don't have brick and mortar stores. instead they rely on social media to spread the word and make one-on-one attention a priority on websites. that direct to consumer relationship helps reduce prices and maximize profits. v-commerce companies did 6.6 billion in sales in 2015 and projected to hit $16 billion by 2020. to walk us through all of it financial editor jean chatzky. good morning. >> good morning. >> i see you went on a shooppin spree. >> i did. i wanted to show you the lay of the land. they figured out companies want a relationship with their customer and the shopping experience should be experiential. we've got things like peloton bike where you can take a spin class in your own home. this luggage from away where they have clued into a fact no one wants to find an outlet at the airport so you can use
charge. solving problems. underwear from tommy john and third love where they are focusing on things like fit. a lot of companies key in on price. so hubble contact lenses half the price. harry shave, half the price. companies like brandless where everything is $3. >> they are able to get those prices because it's direct to kur consumers. >> that's right. >> you give us tips. first off how do we find these v-commerce companies. >> you may receive in snell mail, looks like a val pack, where they are together. google the words direct to consumer with whatever you want to buy. direct to consumer shoes you may end up at a place like ever lane where they are very transparent about their process of making products and how much it actually costs them. >> how do you know if it's really good quality s
well. >> yeah. well, you know by looking at the reviews. the reviews not necessarily on their websites. these are companies that are really focused on social media so you want to listen to your friends, look at your friends social feeds. it an edited line of products all over social media, that's how people are learning about it. >> the one thing, with online shopping, they want to try it on. something like glasses. >> or mattresses. >> how are you going to send a mattress back? >> they make it very, very easy. it comes in a box, goes back in pa box. we have products from lisa here where you can test it out in your own home for 100 days. if you don't like it, you can go ahead and send it back and they will actually pay for it. also things like swim suits from andy. they are giving you a 30-day, i believe, free trial suits you can try on. nobody likes trying on swim suits in the store. >> nobody does, because it doesn't look good no matter
good. next subject, i guess, how we consider the value proposition. whether we really get a good deal. >> that depends what you're buying. i mention brandless, where everything is $3. some of their products are amazing deals. their lotions, their beauty products. other products you compare peanut butter to jiff. jiff is cheaper. you take into consideration this is non-gmo, all organic and you make a call on your own. but they are not all an amazing value. you really have to judge. >> have you to do your homework. a lot are subscription services which a lot of people are into. >> hubble contacts, harry's shave, they set you up. you're going to get something almost every 30 days. you have to want it every 30 days, otherwise you're paying for things you don't use. if you're one of those contact people, me, who gets daily contacts but wears them for more than one day. my eye doctor is not happy right now. >> righe
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>> fermented, saltwater. >> we are here right now in minnesota, we're in saint paul, it's the opening of the minnesota state fair. you can't talk about a state fair without food, and you can't talk food without andrew and you can't talk about minnesota without senator al franken, who i used to see years ago nbc commissary. we didn't have great food like this. >> not nbc commissary. that was terrible food. >> glory
>> you guys have been coming to the fair for years. >> sure. >> let's start with the classics. >> i'm a classicist. roast corn from roast corn booth. get them well done if you like brushed with butter. that's your favorite, right? >> it's actually my favorite fair food. you can't get a bad ear here. unbelievable. >> thousands of pounds a day roasted fresh. >> local corn from fields dedicated. >> how sweet is that? >> that's like sugar. >> isn't it just the best? we love it. really great classics here. the gizmo that came up from the iowa state fair a decade ago. >> on its own. >> on its own. sausage, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese on a bun. invented in iowa. >> perfected in minnesota. >> unbelievable. >> made on the north end of the state fair. turkey legs a
tradition. only one booth i'm aware of that actually brines them, roasts them to order with fresh legs as opposed to commodity, texas steak out on the north end of the fairgrounds. that's nice turkey. >> that is very smoky. >> as al knows. >> the corn is really good. >> fantastic. this fair was birthed and fed by all the church dining halls, right? it was originally the 4h aspect of it, the politics aspect of the state fair, 160 some-odd years old are still relevant today with incredible wpa buildings. the dining halls are going out of fashion but wild rice meatballs, it's a two napkin -- >> wild rice. >> cranberry, swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes served up by real minnesota grandmas. >> you're in a church basement now. >> tt'
>> wow. >> fantastic. two new items? >> they get more and more gimmicky each year. but i think minnesota tachos, an elvis vibe, ban, a, a, bacon. >> peanut butter. >> i wouldn't eat that. >> my money for best new item is the sausage sisters and me one bad dog. it's a hot dog mexican jalapenos wrapped in bacon. >> speaking of hot dogs. >> this is my favorite. al can have his corn and my second favorite. my favorite, speedy's old booth, the foot long hot dog on carnes just down the road over there. really snappy seasoned dog, great mustard, caramelized pus
i have one a day. sausage by cynthia, makes all their sausage by hand. they have 14 different items in their booth. this is chorizo, a blend that's incredible. >> back to classics here. >> nothing more classic than mini doughnuts. these came over warm. have a warm doughnut. >> they are warm. >> that's good. >> sweet martha's cookies. >> everyone told me i had to have a sweet martha's cookie. >> it's literally synonymous with the state fair. >> the motto dpis gla, glass of >> started in a tiny little booth over there and now is all over the fair. >> lemonade. >> very few booths actually squeeze the lemons and make real lemonade. the people who do right over there, fresh lemonade and cheese on a stick. they do it from scratch. like the
came years ago and i discovered and have been promoting endlessly, cini minis. tiny cinnamon roles making them in the booth with vanilla ice cream to dunk into. >> thank you so much. >> did he enjoy the corn? >> i loved the corn. >> that's why he's a big fan of me. the corn. >> corn balls and corn. >> guys, thanks so much. back to matt and savannah. >> let me tell you, senator franken had a field day on that ear of corn. there's no question. thanks, al. >> thanks, guys. in a moment we're going to have more, but first this is "today" on nbc.
al is having so much fun at the state fair, but he's got to do some birthdays, too. hi, al. >> absolutely. i keep hearing people go, hey, al. i look and they are talking to al franken. it's great. let's celebrate birthdays. spin the smucker's jar and we'll show you fabulous folks. first up, happy 100th birthday to fred, a golfer from new york, graduated from both law school and midshipman's school before serving world war ii. we absolute you for your service, sir. margaret lester of las vegas, also 100. she says the secret to
every morning. most important meal of the day. happy 104th birthday to milton kwan of los angeles, california. remember those fantastic disney movies, fantasia and dumbo, my hero, worked as an animator on both films. elsie, auburn football fan from alabama. her motto, just keep smiling no matter what life throws at you. professor from new york celebrating 102 years. he's taught at utica college, founded the school's public relations program. last but certainly not least, happy birthday to the pines ladies. you are looking at 12 lovely ladies who are all from the same senior care campus in sarasota, florida. get this. they are celebrating a range of ages from 100 to
i'll have what they are having. that is fantastic, guys. >> that's really cool, al. happy birthday to everybody. thank you, sir. safe travels. >> he says thanks. >> he's in a food coma. >> make sure you stick around for the next hour. we're going to have fun. this is a nbc4 "today" news break. >> 8:56 now on this thursday morning. it's august 24th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's start by getting a check on the commute. jack taylor has your first 4 traffic. jack? >> aaron, thank you. eastbound on the toll road we had some earlier activity, a broken down dump truck finally cleared to the left shoulder. inter loop of the
good morning. 73 degrees right now, washington. 70 in frederick, 69 gaithersburg. temperatures are starting to go up still. very comfortable outside. 82 for an afternoon high. more sunshine, maybe a stray shower north and west. later today, but overall looks fantastic as we go through your weekend, into next week. humidity staying low, too. aaron? >> sheena, thank you. you can get the latest any time on the nbc washington app. another update here in 25 minutes.
this morning on today's take get ready for a super fun time with hollywood hunk dean cain as our co-host. how old stars, how to get their look for less. game on. serving up a friendly competitiontennis superstar caroline wozniacki. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is today's take, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> a beautiful day. welcome to "today" thursday morning august 24th, 2017. you're listening to just hold on. keeping me company today, look who we have. dean cain and jill martin. hello, guys. >> both fun peop
dylan and al has a well deserved -- i can't say al. >> he's in minnesota. >> having fun opening day of the minnesota state fair. we'll check in with him. he's hanging out with lumberjacks. let me see. >> axes. >> they are not hitting. >> we'll check with him coming up in a few minutes. i have fond memories of state fairs. i'm from kansas. we didn't miss a year at the state fair. >> throw axes. >> we did that, all sorts of fun things. >> speaking of which, throw-back thursday. >> i win this one. >> you win this one. >> at home. so i was an intern for regis and kathie lee 20 years ago. >> i didn't know that. >> when i remet kathie, she was like, i don't remember you from then. she said, that's why. >> oh, no. >> you know what, it's a beautiful picture but i feel like you guys are getting better with time. >> lookt
>> i'm never the kind of person that says, wow, i look great. we look much better now. kathie is hot. >> looks great. >> we thought, the hair, that's better. i think, i don't know, your throwbacks. >> i prefer the new version. >> it's encouraging when you get better with time. i also think sometimes you're looking at the '80s. >> hey. >> let's see, 1, i was 20. so that's 21 years. 17. >> it's '90s. >> it's '90s. >> '90s. >> i was an english major, not my forte. >> i saw the hair. >> '96 i'm thinking. >> princeton. >> i didn't take math. >> what about you? did you bring one? >> i don't know. apparently there's a throw-back. i don't know what it is. that's my boy. that's bosco underneath the malibu pier, down from my house. >> what's
>> photo shoot. >> you don't pose like that. >> i do. that's how i wake up. i sleep under the pier. >> do you wear tank tops a lot like that. >> no. it was the '90s. >> you're so observant. >> well, i saw the arms. >> hello. >> they were like, let's do a dotto shoot. bring your dog. i ran down and took the picture. >> i love that stuff. i don't have a picture today. i was cleaning out the basement, the kids were gone and we feel like we should take advantage. so many random things. first of all, this has a picture to go with it. because of rules we can't show the picture. >> shining star of the month. >> school activities, pep club, tutoring. favorite pastime, dancing and talking on the phone. that was a pass time, to be on the phone all day long. >> i used to get in trouble with that. >> look at goals
want to go to college and become a news reporter. >> where are you now? boom. >> amazing. dylan the other day, she had was it girl scout patches, something like that? she had like a weather patch. >> get out. >> it goes to show, moms, dads, aunts, uncles, you think about, read about it, say it all the time but look at that. last but not least. >> i don't think anybody knows what those are. >> isn't this crazy. i found negatives, ritz one-hour photos. remember that, you take them there. >> a couple of -- >> some of them don't have a clue. back in the day. >> no clue at all. >> wait. you guys didn't have real cameras. the crank. >> everybody asking me, what are the pictures. hold them to the light. >> photo roulette. develop them.
>> i have a company you send all your pictures to in a mess. >> in a box. >> they sort them out and try to get them by the year the way you look. >> digitize them. >> send back a link. nothing salacious. >> hopefully something salacious. it's sheinelle. there's something salacious on there. >> we're going to try that. there's a place in the building. i don't know if we can get it down by the enof the hour but we'll try. >> start now. >> racy photos, you want them developed? >> no. no. >> i had a friend who worked behind the camera where you develop pictures and people would turn in raunchy stuff. i'm surprised you're willing to give that away. >> you can't prove anything. you can't prove i did that. >> were you one of those guys. >> i think there was pictures i was surprised when they came back. what? i went to college. >> you knew when you took the picture. it's not a mystery. >> i went to college, so i didn't know everything all the time. that was before the internet,
stuff. >> times have changed. >> there was that robin williams movie, one-hour photo. >> so creepy. >> check that out. >> that's true. now put it on your phone. can we talk about powerball for a second? one lucky person winner of second largest jackpot in powerball history? >> geez. one person. $758.7 million. >> did you guys play? >> i missed it. >> i think we did, the crew. i asked al for $5. >> did he give it up? >> he did for -- time is flying. christian slater. he gave him $5. we didn't win. >> it was not sold in watertown, chicopee, massachusetts. the people in watertown -- that watertown guy has to be upset. >> i was thinking about that. >> money there. >> when you're owner of the shop, don't you win a good chunk. >> notoriety. >> $750 million, you get a portion of that. >> literally it's gone thesh
wrong place. >> i told you a friend of mine won the lottery, they split it. three people, $1 million each. my probability of winning, 25ds, i don't even play anymore. >> i play. i would play if all my friends won i would play. >> really? >> you're saying there's a chance. >> "dumb & dumber." >> you know we like to play games around here. >> yes, we do. >> today we'll play a game producers are calling relationship roulette. >> love is a game. >> you guys still on the market? wrong way to put it? >> married? >> not married, still date. >> something this. >> i was in a serious relationship and just started dating. >> so you're like back. back on the scene. >> let's talk about that. >> yeah. >> what are the occasions? they are both dating. >> that's the box from valentine's day. >> do i open it up? i do. i open it up. >> we all have to answer
>> i'll go first, get it over with. i feel like this is planned. >> you chose. >> where do you draw the line when it comes to pda, at a concert, a party, on the street? >> that's good. >> i draw the line with all of that. >> when you hold hands, you kiss? >> i'll hold hands and like a -- i have to say, this is just a quick, embarrassing story. the other night i went to an ex-boyfriend's home and he's like meticulous about everything. he's single now. just to go for a drink. nothing happened. >> she had to throw that in there. >> i was down the stairs to the wine cellar because obviously there was another bottle of wine. i tripped down the stairs. i haven't seen him in five years, rolled down the stairs. he's so meticulous with his home i managed to hold the wine glass and the red wine was all over my family and they were there. that was my first back into the -- >> that is the best. >>
>> will you go out again? >> i don't know if he'd go out with me again. i ruined the house. >> next? >> you'll kiss but no longer than a second. >> my 17 me was way worse. now i'm a little more chill about that. i was a little out there. fill in the blank. it's okay to get intimate on a blank date. >> we saw you on a date? >> you did. i didn't get intimate. listen, i'm just going by -- it can happen. >> define intimate. >> that's not for the 9:00 hour. that's for the 10:00 hour. that's for hoda and kathie lee to come up with. >> this an interesting one. what do you guys think? when you're dating someone, you're dating their family. true or false? >> true. >> me, too. >> i think it's true. >> so you can love the woman, love the guy. but if his family i
a no. >> or if the family doesn't like you, you'll be out, too. >> that makes it harder. i'm not dating. if it's a good one i'm going to give it to you. >> come on. >> on the first date, is it okay to reach over and pick-off a person's plate? >> i think that's subjective. depends on the person, depends on the date. how is it going, what's happening there? >> she can put her fingers in your plate. >> she can. >> a crab dinner i had, i'll tell you afterward. >> get ready for positively amazing tricks. al and some all-star stunt dogs at the minnesota state fair. it's really good. coming up after this. really good. >> that's right. we've got chris right here. he's been on my back all day. i'm telling you. hold on. wait a second. >> sit, enamel is the strong, e,
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because i feel like it will be helpful. here is the study. nearing the end of summer and everyone trying to maintain swim suit bodies. behavioral medicine suggests weighing your self every day can help maintain weight loss and even slim down. they found students who weigh themselves daily not only prevented weight gain but also lost weight. >> here is one thing, al saying he steps on the scale every day, that way it doesn't get out of control. i kind of know in the back of my head whether the next day is great, so i don't. it hurts my feelings. >> do you own a scale. >> i own a scale. when i feel like things are going well, that's when i step on it. having a good day or work out. i know if i'm feeling puffy, why am i going to step on it? it's going to be higher. >> i was told not to talk weight sitting between two women. >> i think i have asomething i might steal. >> i'm going to stand here. >> i've never own a
>> never? >> never. >> these are pants from 10 years ago. what i do is when i start eating poorly or lose weight, if they fit i'm in good shape. >> then you're okay. >> if they don't, i'm not in good shape. only a couple pounds in and out. three weeks ago they were like this, i couldn't close them. >> three weeks later. >> i have a picture from last night, i don't know if we have it. i put them on when i heard about this story and they fit in three weeks. >> it works? >> only a few pounds but all women and men go through this. you feel when you have a few pounds, your jeans are a little tighter. my friend tonya suggested these crackers. >> can i tell you we've been talking about this a lot in the makeup room. jill, what's the secret, i'm always snacking all day long. she says this is the answer to snacking. >> snacks. >> i don't want to touch your food because we just discussed this. >> i have no problem with it. >> the middle one. >> these are
i like to eat and i like to snack. so this is a fiber cracker. little carbs, joy said it's fine i checked in with her. vegan cheese, i cut out dairy, tomato sauce. a spicy tomato sauce. i eat four for lunch. >> you eat four of these. >> at night -- normally i didn't eat lunch. at night fish and vegetables. do you like it? >> this is horrible. >> i'm all right wit. i like it. >> joy bauer said if you don't like it, put peanut butter on it. it's like a loaf of bread. >> but i want to fit into my jeans, wait. >> i think it's delicious. >> i think it's a little
i'm in food heaven here in st. paul. not only is it great food, but great entertainment. including our friends from all-star stunt dogs. this is confetti, and you've been performing here at the fair the last four years. your dogs are rescues. >> we are, that's our mission, promote animal rescue and adoption and encourage people to spend more time with their pets. >> can we look and see some of them? >> this little girl does a hand stand in the palm of my hand, i call it the paw stand. check this out. >> wow. that's pretty impressive. >> nice one. >> this young lady is 8 years old. >> she is, she's 8. she's got some cool
circle, circle, circle. >> reverse. >> nice, come back. over over over. over. yeah. yes! >> good girl. >> yeah, she's a sweetheart, i tell ya. >> thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning, 73 degrees right now. still some clouds around, but we're going to see more sun this afternoon. north wind bringing in the cooler, drier air. look at the temperature around lunchtime, 75 degrees by 9:00 a.m. most of us do stay dry, though. across your weekend, upper 70s, some areas might be in the mid 70s, staying nice and dry with morning lows in the 60s, feeling like fall.
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caroline wozniacki one of the top athletes in the world with 25 career singles titles. she's currently ranked fifth in the world in women's tennis and the first woman to reach 40 wins in 2017. >> she's also a bona fide celebrity off the court. she's got millions of followers on social media. just last month she graced the cover of espn magazine famed body issue. >> two-time open finalist getting ready to head back to arthur ashe stadium in new york. that tournament kicks off august 28th. >> u.s. open around the corner. how are you feeling in this moment? >> i'm feeling good. i have a few more days to get ready. i feel relaxed. when it gets to this weekend i'll start thinking about matches. until the draws start you're really chill. >> you don't know who you're drawn with. >> it's friday. on friday we know whether we
we play. >> if you win this, might you be ranked number one again. >> yeah, i'm not sure but i think so. i think someone told me that. >> your boyfriend david lee is here. he's like nodding yes. >> he's like, she's already number one. >> in my book already number one. >> do you have game day rituals getting ready for a big match? what you do? >> i usually do the same thing, hit for half an hour tennis balls. if i have a match, i sleep most of the day and just relax. really not much going on. >> i have to ask you about espn the magazine. >> i was going to ask. so you got there rainfall i'm just as interested. were you completely nude? how many people around you you're sort of covering up. i know you pretty well and i know that's not your personality? >> well, they ask you if you want an open or closed set. i was like, no, no, no. it has to be closed. >> who
clothes a lot. not that i know. >> a photographer and two or three more people out there. in the beginning i was really nervous. i was like oh, cover up. cover everything up. them by hour three, you're like, you know what, just get the photos. it looks cool, the lighting looks cool. i love the photos. i think they are very strong, artistic. obviously as an athlete we work hard for our bodies. it's our tool. >> it pays off fantastic. >> we're about to have a throwdown. >> this going to happen. >> should we assume because you're an amazing tennis player you're an amazing ping-ponger? >> yeah. >> over here. forehand or backhand? >> please. i don't even know what that means. >> does steven play tennis? >> he does actually. >> come on. >> it's 15-love. that's
>> see how easy she's doing this. >> i'm crushing this right now. >> i usually stay away. >> look how she's doing. you want to go after caroline. >> so not the u.s. open. >> caroline, thank you. you're a good sport. up next, jill takes m for years, men have enjoyed their man caves without guilt. now, it's mama's turn. welcome to my she shed. ...where high heels are forbidden by royal decree of the queen. ...and my treats are only for me. fiber one 90 calorie brownies. allll mine. the toothpaste that helps prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse. help stop the journey of gum disease. try parodontax toothpaste. ♪ another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair
to visibly reduce wrinkles. neutrogena®. this is a nbc4 "today" news break. >> good morning, 9:26 now on this thursday, august 24th. i'm aaron gilchrist. today summer is over for thousands of kids in our area. schools are back in session in loudoun county. more than 80,000 students are in the classroom this morning. several other local school districts return to school in the next week. check your tickets. one of you won a million dollars in the powerball drawing last night. somebody bought a ticket that matched all the numbers except the powerball in gaithersburg. the city was sold at the potomac shell on darnstown road. time and temperature when we come back.
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good morning. temperature is still feeling really comfortable outside. we saw some upper 60s, 69 gaithersburg, 73 washington. 82 for a high today. this is unseasonably cool. more sunshine later on. there's a chance for a stray shower north and west of the district, but that's about it. into the weekend, temperatures in the upper 70s. sunny, low humidity, even into next week, and we will be
weekend. that starts off your labor day weekend, unfortunately. >> all right, sheena, thank you. of course, you can get the latest news and weather any time on the nbc4 app. the "today" show continues in a moment. we just moved in about four months ago, but the living room's pretty blank. it's really nice when clients come in and have done some of their own research. working with a bassett designer was really easy.
ery well. we love it! so full disclosure i see jill on instagram doing adventures, skydiving, paragliding. i told her next time you do something crazy like that i'm in. my only rule i won't jump out of a plane. i'm not superman. i can't fly. >> i can't either. i don't like flights. what happened? >> i took a somewhat skeptical sheinelle to something i discovered a few months ago. we didn't have to go far, just seven blocks away from here. >> here is what made an extra whatever. i was told to wear sweats and sneakers and no makeup. i trust you, jill. >> you wore makeup. >> after tuesday's show sheinelle and i mettous the studio and our mystery girls day out adventu
>> here is comes. >> this going to be good. >> ki say something i've been told to put on sneakers, that's it. no purse, no phone, it's freeing. i don't know what's going to happen but it's kind of fun. >> you're not afraid to fly? >> while our girls day didn't involve flying, i did want to heighten sheinelle's experience by keeping her in the dark. >> this killing me. after a quick trip from 30 rock to the heart of times square we arrived at madame tussauds. as soon as we entered we had great celebrity sightings. >> morgan freeman. >> look at susan sarandon. >> who is real? >> we even made a new friend? >> is this going to be on "today"? >> i don't know. that's the thing. >> ki say, i've always wanted to be right here. >> and then the time had come. you first. >> for us to enter another dimension. >> this is like creepy but co
>> really? >> leslie jones. i'm a jones. >> here is your first hint. >> okay. >> who are you going to call? >> "ghostbusters." >> we're about to put you in the "ghostbusters" movie. >> nice. i love it. >> let's go. >> do i get slimed or something? >> before we go in, we have some special guests here? >> mr. lauer, mr. roker. >> in shock. i'm about to take you in. >> after release of gohost buster, madame tussauds puts you in the center of the most iconic scenes. >> a influence place for your mind to go and experience take new world. >> this i wanted sheinelle to experience for herself. >>
>> you told me an adventure, this is unlike any adventure i ever imagined. >> do you trust me? >> i ain't afraid of no ghost. >> who you going to call? >> ghost busters. >> with, that it was time for the real adventure to begin. >> you look like you know what you're doing. >> get them. >> in our 12-minute adventure, we went head-to-head with ghosts from every angle. >> they come from all sides. >> and even took on the marshmallow man. >> he's stubborn. >> oh, my gosh. that was amazing. >> wow. >> were you scared? >> yes. >> i know that it's not real and i'm still like ducking.
>> i'm still smiling. i feel like a 7-year-old. >> i think now it's who you going to call? us. >> that was epic. so i feel like we should explain. so once you put everything on, you know those rides you're 3d, 4d, you're experiencing it and your heart drops. you're doing it but walking around, room to room, in the middle of the city. it was amazing. >> vr is seriously the next level in gaming. >> it was amazing. at one point we're on an elevator and i thought we were dropping. jill was like we're not dropping. >> the whole space looks like this. you feel like you're on an edge. you visit new york it's something to see. >> you saw madame tussauds for the first time. >> i talk about it all the time but never. >> touched the faces. >> i'm real. that's me. >> madame tussauds and the void. coming up two
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a fair favorite. hey, al. >> hey, guys, how are you doing? we're taking a food favorite a fair favorite and making it high class. we've got gavin caisson, minnesota born and bred. he's a chef here in minnesota, minneapolis area. congratulations, "time" magazine naming spoon and table best restaurant in minnesota. all right. so we're going to take a staple of cheese kurds and put it with creamed spinach. what can possibly go wrong. >> exactly. we created at spoon and table, shallots, garlic, oil. sweat that down. throw that spinach in there. >> amazing to me how much it takes to make spinach, just wilts down. >> keep throwing it in. there you go. >> some salt. >> we'll let that cook. if my cook saw that, i'm in trouble. i'
fine. >> basically wilt that down and get this. what you want to do is let it sit on the rack and squeeze out the excesses liquid. now, a cream mixture. it's low fat. what i mean by that it's got a lot of fat. >> of course it does. >> put this cream mixture in, reduced cream with a little bit of egg yokes. we stir that in. that's creamed spinach. >> mm. >> when we opened spoon and table we decided to put this on the menu. we've done pretty well with this side dish. >> not just creamed spinach, you add something extra. >> we have to. we take cheese kurds. >> the official snack food of minnesota. >> yeah. basically most people -- watch your self. these we bread, just traditional breading method, flour, egg wash and breadcrumbs, then deep fried. >> they are deep
on top, because we want to make sure you go away feeling like you have a great meal. >> or you don't go away. you just lay there. >> sleep at spoon and table that's all right. this is chicken bratwurst with cheese kurds inside, grilled with bacon and slaw. have to use cheese kurds all ways. >> are you trying to kill us? we'll go with a smile. >> that's right. you're going to be happy, that's for sure. see. >> that's fantas
let's check your weather, especially if you're coming to your state fair. truly fantastic on saturday. friday, i should say, in the northeast. looking at strong storms. again, a lot of wet weather down through texas because of harvey. moving into saturday, western half of the country still going to be dry. a spectacular day in the northeast, midatlantic states, new england. wet weather in florida and in texas, and on sunday, sunday! we've got more severe weather, flooding most likely down in texas. heavy rain in florida. gorgeous the rest of the east coast, great lakes looking great and out west not too shabby either. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we're still really comfortable outside. the clouds are with us, but as we go through the afternoon, more sunshine moves in. temperatures mostly around 70 degrees right now in the area, but we'll warm up to around 82 this after
shower north and west of the district. really at best most of the area stays dry. going into the weekend if you're heading to the beach, it is going to be cooler at the beach, right around the mid 70s, sunny skies across the weekend. farther inland we're looking at the upper 70s and the humidity is going to stay low all the way into the beginning of next week. these are fresh, sheinelle. look at this. ooey, gooey cheese. >> everyone here tells me how yummy it is. thank you for that. i needed that extra little bit. >> just ahead, wish you could dress like your favorite celebrity? a few tricks
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. we all see stylist celebs on the red carpet or magazines and you know their designer duds cost a fortune. >> today we'll show you how to get their looks for much, much less with help from andrea lavar laventhal. >> this is important. i don't want to spend a lot of money for these looks. >> who is first? >> first we have chrissy teigen in a gorgeous outfit but expensive. the top is $275, ula johnson trousers, $370. we recreated the outfit for much, much less. >> let's check. >> look at that. >> sarah's top and pants are $42 combined. the top is forever 21, the pants are boohoo, great accessories from target. a bag from free people.
>> rocking the look for very little. >> the off the shoulder, wide leg pant. >> the bell sleeve. >> this is like kathie lee and hoda shoulder here. they would love this outfit. >> i'll take your word on that one. >> i'm sure. this is -- selena gomez is next. she's doing the '90s trend here. this is actually a one piece. it looks like two. it's a $400 dress. her shoes are like $1100 from louis vuitton. we created the entire look for less and her sunglasses. unreal. >> fantastic. >> her dress is cotton, $2 .95, shoes aldo, $90, her shirt from the gap and her sun glasses are $10 from t.j.maxx. she looks like a million bucks. >> you can have all this or half of her pair of displaz. >> a
>> fantastic. >> super easy to put a t-shirt you already have. >> totally extends the life of a sundress into cooler months. >> i was thinking the same thing. >> who is next? >> sienna miller, who is such a fashion plate. always looks so great. this is all about the accessories. those are gucci loafers, the shoe of the season, the dior bag, about $3300. no big deal. we created the look on sarah here. >> go sarah. >> for way, way less. her bag is express. it's about $70. her shoes $24.95 from cup i had. so cute, so on trend. she's got a shirt from gap, sweater from zahra. >> looks exactly the same. >> the same. >> they all do. when you say a fraction, it's not like 50%, it's like
point over and over. if i could do math i could tell you. >> last. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we don't want to forget about the men. we're copying milo ventimiglia. >> nicely done. >> he has very expensive tastes, you guys. those shoes are about $1200. $800, apc shirt. he looks great. but ben looks better especially because you can afford ben's look. he's an in h&m suit. i love how the plaid shirt makes it look more edgy, not as serious. his shoes are $99 from macy's. they are amazing. >> the at that titats on his ha look edgy. >> ts go shopping, guys, you can afford it. it. >> i can
thank you so much for hanging out today. jill, you'll be back next week for an hour long, this is epic, steals and deals. dean, you'll stick around with kathie lee and hoda. >> just changing my clothes. it's going to happen. >> national walk today and new york's clinton hall has hooked us up, carnival waffle, cotton candy and this one here, red velvet waffle. >> this is the kind of thing you share with a grooch people. >> my son is huge waffle fan. waffle versus ice cream, waffles win.
this is a nbc4 "today" news break. >> good morning, it's 9:57 now on this thursday, august 24th. i'm aaron gilchrist, and you might want to take a second to double check your powerball tickets, because somebody in our area bought one that matched all the numbers, except the powerball. this happened in gaithersburg at the potomac shell station on darnstown road, so good luck. let's get a check of your forecast with sheena parveen. >> wasn't us,
you if it was you. 82 degrees, clouds move over to more sunshine this afternoon. we could see a stray shower north and west of the district. at best most of the area stays dry. tomorrow, high of 79. across the weekend, mid to upper 70. look at these morning lows in the 60s. it's going to feel like fall in the morning hours, even through the afternoon, with low humidity. into next weekend, labor day weekend, we've been watching the remnants of harvey potentially impacting the area. more about that on midday. aaron? >> thank you. also coming up, we'll have a look at the beginning of the first day of school for students in loudoun county. that's at 11:00 a.m. working with a bassett designer was really easy. just kind of ties in very well. we love it!
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