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few backups out there. >> that's what's happening on "today in the bay." and we're back at 7:25 with a live local news update. here is the golden gate bridge. back at it. donald trump returns to the trail after a four-day break and suggests he's being cheated out of delegates. >> the system is corrupt. >> while ted cruz conceives he'll likely need a contested convention to win the nomination. and on the democratic side, bernie sanders keeps firing away. >> the terms of a judgment are something -- is clearly lacking. >> this morning, the new poll that shows clinton widening her margin in the next race, new york. road rage or revenge? new questions over the murder of a former nfl player in new orleans, shot and killed after arguing with a man who rear-ended his car. this morning the surprising back story that some say could be a motive. hail of a storm. severe weather hammers the
south. hail the size of tennis balls. the potential for even stronger storms today. and here in the northeast, the long-awaited spring weather may finally be on the way. and augusta implosion. >> oh, my goodness. this is unbelievable. >> defending champ jordan spieth squanders a five-shot lead to lose the masters in one of the most epic meltdowns in history. today, monday, april 11th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. willie is in for matt. watching that live yesterday, i think i chewed off half of my hand. it was so hard to watch. >> matt is probably out today
recovering from watching that. jordan spieth, arguably the best player in the world. the biggest meltdown on one of the biggest stages in the world. he's a young player and will be back and recover from this. we'll walk through exactly what happened. >> he had a great tournament until the back nine. first, our top story. politics. all about the race for delegates in the presidential race. a race that donald trump complains is stacked against him. here's where things stand. trump has the overall lead. over the weekend, ted cruz completed his sweep of colorado's 34 delegates. bernie sanders added another win to his string of victories over hillary clinton, this time in wyoming. but they'll split the delegates evenly. we've got it all covered. let's begin with hallie jackson. she's following the republican race for us and is in the studio. >> good morning. donald trump is hoping a win in new york will help him reset his campaign. even though a new nbc analysis shows he is benefitting from the delegate rules, he's still taking aim at his rivals and the system.
>> reporter: for the first time in four days -- >> there's nothing like a trump rally, folks. >> reporter: -- back on the campaign trail and back on the attack. donald trump bashing "the boston globe" for its fake front page, warning of deportations, riots, if he's president. >> they made up the whole front page, which is really no different from the whole paper for the whole thing. >> reporter: he's ready for another rally in new york today, where the latest poll shows trump beating his closest competitors by double digits across almost every demographic group. a win in new york would make it easier for him to lock up the nomination. but if that doesn't happen, his campaign seems to be struggling with plan b -- how to handle a contested convention. as trump slams the system, arguing it's set up against him. >> we've got a corrupt system. it's not right. we're supposed to be a democracy. we're supposed to be, you vote and the vote means something. >> reporter: his newly hired
right-hand man, a delegate wrangler, sounding secretive, explaining their strategy. >> there's the law, there's ethics and -- i'm not going to get into what tactics are used. >> reporter: taking aim at ted cruz. the cruz campaign touting its superior organization now pushing back, calling it, quote, no surprise trump's team will lash out with falsehoods to distract from their failure. as cruz cleans up in colorado. >> together, we won all 21. >> reporter: he's acknowledging how hard it'll be to win the nomination outright. >> the odds of going to a contested convention in cleveland have become much, much higher. >> reporter: but cruz, confident now he has what it takes to beat trump in cleveland if this campaign gets that far. >> in that scenario, i think we will go in with an overwhelming advantage. on a subsequent ballot, we're going to win the nomination and earn a majority. >> on that delegate front, a cruz campaign aide tells me if trump doesn't like the system,
he shouldn't be part of it. cruz is campaigning in california today. john kasich, donald trump in upstate new york after what was, for trump, a relatively quiet weekend. the first time in five months, by some counts, he hasn't called into or appeared on one of the sunday political shows. >> laying low for a little bit. hallie, hang out with us for one second while we turn over to the democrats. hillary clinton up big in new york, but bernie sanders keeps winning states. kristen welker joins us with more on the democratic battle. >> great to see both of you. clinton and sanders will spend another day crisscrossing new york. sanders gained a little momentum over the weekend with the win in wyoming. he essentially split the delegates evenly with secretary clinton, making the fight here critical. >> reporter: lost in a bitter battle for new york, sanders and clinton are becoming contentious on the trail. >> we have someone who rejects the idea that president obama has made progress. >> secretary clinton has been going after us along with her
surrogates very, very hard. >> reporter: sanders backing off his charge that clinton is unqualified, but now accusing her of lacking judgment. >> she may have the experience to be president of the united states. no one can argue that. but in terms of her judgment, it's something is clearly lacking. >> reporter: sanders picked up another win in wyoming this weekend, his seventh state in recent week, but he didn't dent clinton's delegate lead. but a poll shows clinton topping sanders in new york. he released this new ad, touting his big apple roots. >> brooklyn born. native son who knows what we know -- we're all in this together. >> reporter: meanwhile, clinton is still dogged by her use of a private e-mail server as secretary of state. over the weekend, president obama called the move careless but also defended clinton. >> i continue to believe that she has not jeopardized america's national security. >> reporter: some are questioning whether clinton's
top surrogate helps or hurts her campaign, after bill clinton responded angrily last week to protesters. sanders called on the former president to apologize. clinton acknowledging regret. >> the young people were trying to get good television, and they did. but that doesn't mean that i was most effective in answering them. >> he takes defending and protesting me very seriously, and i appreciate that. >> reporter: as hillary clinton looks to rebound from a string of losses, "saturday night live" having a little fun with it all. >> who can remember how many states i lost in a row? is it two or three? >> i'm here to fix seven holes in your walls. >> despite clinton's dust ups in philadelphia, the campaign insists he's the best person to speak to his wife's record and knows what it takes to be president. president clinton will be back on the trail today. the democratic race heating up. >> we have a great group assembled here. let's bring in nbc news political analyst nicolle
wallace and mark halperin, managing editor of bloomberg politics. good morning. >> good morning. >> party. let's go all morning like this. back to philadelphia. bill clinton with the black lives matters protesters. backtracked, said he probably didn't handle it the right way. a presidential candidate is campaigning with a husband who was the president of the united states and has a legacy of his own that he has to defend on the trail. how complicated is this for hillary? >> super complicated. we saw it eight years ago when he campaigned for his wife and she lost. the next days in new york are going to be incredibly important for the nomination. not just a question of who wins. hillary clinton is heavily favored. but how the clintons navigate the trail. there is no greater testing ground than new york city and new york state. we'll see how president and hillary clinton deal with it. see if sanders can narrow the gap in a state that's critically important to his chances. >> anything about using bill clinton as a surrogate?
you mentioned, they're using him again today. >> i think after that happened there were probably discussions that occurred behind the scenes. in fact, bill clinton was asked a question about a different matter and said, i'll stay on message today. it's cheer that message received. look at the polling. he's widely popular with democrats. again, he served as president and is the best person to make the case for his wife. having said that, i don't think an incident like what we saw in philadelphia hurts secretary clinton in the primary election. i think heading into a general, he'll have to be more cautious. >> we saw in kristen's piece, the president of the united states, once again, speaking out about the fbi investigation into the e-mail server belonging to secretary clinton saying he doesn't think she broke any national security. are you surprised he decided to weigh into this again? >> i put on my white house staffer hat and couldn't imagine anyone on the white house communications staff wanted him
to say that. or anyone on the national security staff wanted him to say something about an ongoing fbi investigation. the president's first meetings of the day are usually with the fbi directors. cia directors. i'd love to be a fly on the wall in that meeting. i think the political side of this is he has her back, and it's powerful. >> let's talk about the republicans. donald trump, no phoneathon on sunday. not calling any sunday shows. >> counts as progress. >> hallie reported. does that mean you won the argument of last week that trump can change? >> every woman likes to say, i told you so. chuck todd, i told you so. after his epic fail in wisconsin, the question was whether he was capable of evolving as a candidate. i think he's proven that he is and he has. what i think is more promising for donald trump is that he's settled back into a message that has worked for him since he descended the escalator in june. he is the only one that can stand up against the rigged system. which is what the endeavor to take delegates from him feels
like. a lot of trump voters. >> trump indicating he's taking this seriously. hiring a wrangler to get him through the convention. >> the cruz campaign, looking at the argument that the system is corrupt, they compare it to a football game. you have to get the ball over the goal line. not just the red zone. they can comment and do delegate maneuvering and get that touchdown. when you're in the position to explain the rules to people, instead of saying, a vote is a vote and everything counts, it maybe puts you on the defensive a little bit and has you forced to talk about a message you may not want to talk about. >> last question for mark. is that a winning argument, to complain about the rules? is there a no-whining rule in politics, or is it fine for trump to say, i'm getting cheated. did i not get the most votes? >> get ready for three months of schoolhouse rock. we'll learn how delegates are picked and chosen. infinitely complex system. 50 states, 50 sets of rules. watch it all play out. each side will have to spin like crazy.
there's no right answers. >> fun having you all here. >> thank you. >> love it. >> see you again sometime. also this morning, we're learning more about the shooting death of former nfl player will smith. he was gunned down in new orleans over the weekend. a suspect has been arrested. but there are a lot of questions this morning about what led to this shooting. nbc's gabe gutierrez has the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there's a makeshift memorial at the scene and a court hearing is set for later today. the alleged gunman's attorney says his client is innocent and felt threatened before he opened fire. now, there are new questions about whether this was road rage, revenge, or something else. this morning, police are trying to piece together the motive behind the shooting death of one of the new orleans saints most beloved players. >> male down with about six gunshot wounds to the chest. >> reporter: former defensive end will smith gunned down late saturday night. >> reports a body. ems notified.
>> reporter: his wife shot in the leg and rushed to a hospital. the chaos, steps from wayne's home. >> i walked out of the house. there was screaming and yelling. then i heard, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. it was rapid succession. >> reporter: police say a hummer rear-ended smith's mercedes. drivers exchanging words until one opened fire. >> does this seem like a road rage incident? >> seemed that way to me. >> reporter: the driver of the hummer, 30-year-old cardell hayes, now charged with second degree murder. his attorney says he'll plead not guilty and he was not the aggressor. >> not only did my client call 911, but my client secured a witness who was about to leave the scene, and my client waited for law enforcement to arrive. now, tell me if that's the behavior that's consistent with someone who is an animal out here, looking for blood. >> reporter: hayes once received a settlement from the city over the 2005 police shooting death of his father. earlier in the evening, smith had dinner with a former police
officer named in the lawsuit. >> at this time, we have no information to suggest they knew one another or this was anything other than an accident that turned into a dispute that turned violent. >> reporter: the saints drafted smith back in 2004 from ohio state. the pro bowler and part of the 2009 super bowl team. >> so rare these days in the nfl to have a player spend an entire career with one team. i think that's why this really resonates with the city and people of new orleans. >> reporter: smith's family says it is thankful for all the support and is asking for privacy as it grieves for the loss of a devoted husband, father, and friend. meanwhile, the suspect's attorney says that that previous settlement with the city had nothing to do with the shooting. savannah and willie? >> gabe, thank you. meanwhile, millions are in the path of a new round of dangerous storms this morning sweeping across the south. al has a look at it. >> a lot of activity overnight.
we have video just in for you. as you look right now at oklahoma, you can see heavy thunderstorms, a lot of hail and damaging winds falling. look at the hail come down. west texas, driving was a nightmare. you can see, it looks like it's been snowing. that's all hail. we're going to see more of that today as the storms fire up and continue to move to the east. we've got showers stretching from new york, but the heavier storms as you get back to the southern plains, we're looking at the storms right now. severe thunderstorm warnings between wichita falls and mcallister. we're watching these fire up. the moist, unstable air is coming in. severe storms will track near the low. locally heavy downpours from montgomery to alabama -- atlanta, i should say. heavier storms overnight tonight up to new york. we have the risk of severe weather north of houston, up into little rock. 13 million people at risk. flood threats as well.
3 to 4 inches of rain per hour. overnight, the next 24 hours, we could see about 4 to 5 inches of rain in that region. we'll see rain all the way up into the northeast. >> get to your local forecast in a bit. troubling allegations being made against an officer in the u.s. navy. a man charged with espionage. pete williams is following this story for us. good morning. >> good morning. it's been decades since an active duty navy officer was charged with spying. but the military has brought these allegations against a man who came to the u.s. from taiwan. officials say it's lieutenant commander edward lynn, assigned to a unit that oversees some of the navy's spy planes. what's been disclosed by the pentagon says nothing about the nature of what he revealed but he was in position to know how the navy uses intelligence and the aircraft. officials say he was spying for either china or taiwan. he was born in taiwan and came to the u.s. with his family when he was 14 years old, speaking no english, and became a naturalized citizen in 2008. the military charging documents
are heavily redacted with all the details blacked out. but they charge him with espionage, failing to report to places he visited on foreign travel, patronizing a prostitute and adultery. he's accused of revealing intelligence information that was classified at the secret level. that's a step below top secret, which covers the military's most closely guarded information. he's being held in a navy brig in virginia. >> pete williams, thank you. now to an nbc news exclusive. cia director john brennan says his agency won't engage in water boarding even if the next president ordered the agency to do so. the issue has been thrust back into the spotlight during the campaign for the white house. donald trump and ted cruz suggested they'd end the ban on water boarding. brennan said the cia won't engage in so-called enhanced interrogation techniques. >> i wouldn't agree to having any cia officer carrying out water boarding again. >> you can see more of that
interview with the cia director tonight on "nbc nightly news." back to the drama-filled, final round of the masters. it'll be talked about for years to come. englishman danny willett capturing the green jacket. for most of day, it was jordan spieth who appeared to be in complete control. until he self-destructed. >> reporter: a shocking collapse for golf's brightest young star. as he turned for the back nine at augusta with a second consecutive green jacket in sight, the usually unflappable jordan spieth fell apart. for the first half of his final round sunday, the 22-year-old looked unstoppable. with birdies on the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th holes, opening up a five-shot lead at 7 under par. but he ran into trouble with bogeys on 10 and 11. and then the hole where it all came undone. number 12. spieth finding the water not once but twice.
>> oh, my goodness. this is unbelievable. >> reporter: when he finally found land, it was sand. >> i'm losing count. >> reporter: spieth falling from first to fourth in a matter of minutes. the defending champion tried to rally, but he never recovered. englishman danny willett was the beneficiary. but willett almost didn't play this week. his wife was due to give birth on sunday but the couple's son came early. and dad was able to make it to augusta. in keeping with masters tradition, last year's winner slipped the iconic green jacket on to the new champion. on sunday, it was spieth who gave away the title to danny willett. >> jordan spieth handled what was the worst moment maybe of his life with such class. did the interview afterward. then had to stand there and slide the green jacket, that rightfully should have been his, and slip it on danny willett.
let's not take away from danny willett. played incredibly. shot 67 at augusta under those conditions. the due date for his child was yesterday, wasn't even going to play. he was lucky to be there. great day for danny willett. unfortunately, it'll be remembered for jordan spieth. >> so much drama and a great competition. >> and spieth will be back. 22 years old. >> young guy. al, let's get to your forecast. >> that's what's going on. we're going to get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. you're a young farmhand and e*trade is your cow. milk it. e*trade is all about seizing opportunity. good morning, i'm
meteorologist kari hall. we have clouds still hanging over the bay area after a soggy weekend. and the temperature now is right about 55 degrees. as we go to this afternoon, expect highs in the mid up toer 60s. a mix of sun and clouds. we will get some sunshine today and look for a high of 65 in the peninsula, 67 in the north bay and san francisco 63 degrees. our temperatures hold steady over the next few days and we'll get some more dry weather with rain some rain returning on thursday. latest weather. >> al, thank you. coming up, new drama over the o.j. simpson trial two decades later. why the former district attorney of los angeles says he never wanted marcia clark to prosecute the case, and how she's responding this morning. jury selection begins in a charged case. did a father intentionally leave his toddler to die in a sw sweltering car? first, this is "today" on nbc.
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==anim== a developing story... a very good monday morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. investigating an early morning hit and run. investigators so far saying little about the case but our news crews did see people who appear to be family members on hand talking with police. police officers and witnesses nearby who saw something. so far has not been released. we're also waiting to hear from investigators about a vehicle description. the accident closed down skyline but reopened before the morning commute. a lot of rain over the weekend and let's see how this monday morning is holding up, kari. >> still have the clouldz over san francisco and much of the bay area this morning, but as the clouds clear out, we'll get
some sunshine today. a beautiful look at front now and our temperatures have been in the mid-50s as you head the door expect the temperature of 55 degrees in oakland with a high today reaching 67 degrees in los gatos and 68 degrees and 58 in pleasanton. >> thank you very much. taking a look at the monday morning commute looks overall pretty great across the bay area. the east freeway moving well and the maze has relatively light traffic. in the east bay, the nimitz is slowing from hayward to fremont but in the south bay, this is the problem we've been watching all morning. connectors from highway 85 to north highway 17 are closed for a deadly crash investigation. happened earlier this morning. your ticket may be to take surface streets through camden avenue this morning, but definitely soexpect some slowin through that area as they may
7:30 now. monday morning, the 11th of april, 2016. april showers to begin this week. >> rain but warming up a little bit. >> feels good. inside studio 1a, some of the stories making headlines. donald trump blasting the election system, calling it corrupt, during a rally in upstate new york. trump says it's not right that a candidate who wins a state does not always end up with the most delegates. >> they're taking your vote away. they're disenfranchising people that want to see america be great again. >> secretary of state john kerry visited the memorial to hiroshima's atomic bomb. the most senior u.s. official to
travel to the site. secretary kerry said he is deeply moved by the experience. massive storm along the texas-oklahoma border overnight brought heavily rain, damaging wind and tennis-ball sized hail. millions are in the path of that system as it moves east today. we begin this half hour with jury selection getting underway today in a gut-wrenching case in georgia. 35-year-old justin ross harris accused of intentionally leaving his 22 month old son in a car on a hot day, causing his son's death. nbc's kerry sanders is outside the courthouse for us. good morning. >> good morning, willie. picking a jury that has no knowledge or pre-conceived notions of guilt in the case is going to be difficult. young cooper's death was, according to the authorities, horrific and premeditated. they believe that his father intentionally left him in a car to die because he wanted a life free of responsibilities. >> reporter: as his trial begins today, justin ross harris has
never waivered. almost two years after leaving his 22 month old son, cooper, strapped in a baby seat in a sweltering hot suv where he died, harris' defense has never changed. >> cooper's death was a horrible, gut-wrenching accident. >> reporter: authorities aren't budging either. they say cooper's death was delirate. that he was murdered by his father, who was living a double life. >> evidence is showing us he has this second life he's living, with alternate personalities and alternate personas. >> reporter: at a 2014 pre-trial hearing, police dropped bombshells, alleging harris was exchanging sexually explicit texts and pictures with up to six women, as his son was trapped in a car with temperatures that climbed to 120 degrees. three of the women were under 18 years old. police say two months before his son's death, harris researched child deaths in overheated cars
and life without children. >> proved motive because he was unhappy in his marriage and wanted to live a child-free life. >> reporter: harris' defense attorney kconsistently pushed back. >> there's been no connection between the events of that day and the death of this child and this fantasy texting or whatever it is. >> reporter: charged with 16 counts, including murder and child cruelty, harris has pled not guilty to all the allegations. >> morning, mrs. harris. >> reporter: harris is divorced from his wife, cooper's mother, but she says she does not think her son was murdered. >> she always stood by him. she always believed it was an accident. she never has waivered from that. there's no doubt in her mind that it was it was an accident. >> in the early days of this investigation, police looked closely at the wife, thinking that she may have conspired with her husband in a sinister plot. she has never been charged.
now, may find herself as a witness for both the prosecution and the defense. willie? savannah? >> horrible story all the way around. kerry sanders in georgia, thanks. turn to the o.j. simpson trial. it's back in the spotlight. with that, la county's former district attorney is speaking out. he's saying he never wanted prosecutor more eor marcia clar the prosecution. natalie has more. >> good morning. the district attorney saw high-profile cases, including cases against michael jackson and those accused of beating rodney king. none would attach itself to his legacy more than o.j. simpson. >> 20 years in public service and i feel like my headstone will say, he lost o.j. >> reporter: gill has only seen the first three episodes of ""the people versus o.j. simpson," but called it misleading. he criticized marcia clark,
telling the "post," i didn't pick her to lead the prosecution. saying, quote, she didn't heed the advice of our trial consultant who said not to pick african-american women. a strategy highlighted on the series. >> if i can make it black women, we're in good shape. >> why? >> they're sympathize with anybody coal. >> reporter: the panel that included eight african-american women acquitted simpson of double homicide. clark disputes the account, telling today that she was assigned to the case and never lobbied to be on it. for jury collection, clark called it untrue and utter non-sense that she wouldn't listen to the d.a.'s jury consultant. i understood very well what we were up against with the african-american community, clark said in a statement. the question was never whether african-american jurors would be reluctant to vote guilty. the question was what to do about it. in 1995 with the trial underway,
g garcetti spoke to "today". >> by a 49-13 margin, blacks say he's not guilty. what does that disparity say to you? >> i'm not sure, other than i can go back to the beginning where people did not want to believe that mr. simpson could have done such a thing. >> reporter: 20 years after the verdict, fingers are still being pointed. clark tells savannah she's at peace with the effort she and her fellow prosecutors put? >> i can say there was nothing more i could do. to say i'm at peace with the verdict? no. i mean, no. justice was not done. >> while there are different versions of what happened behind the scenes, of course, they'll always be linked by the o.j. trial. many observers say the not guilty verdict ended garcetti's political career. his son, mayor of los angeles right now. marcia clark, it also ended her career, as well, as a prosecutor. >> she's now an author. >> well-published author.
>> natalie, thank you. let's turn it over to al for a look at the weather. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by ihop. come together over breakfast. >> in the east, we've been whining about the cold air. the good news, it's about done. we have a chilly start to the morning in the northeast. also in the great lakes. the good news is, we've broken the back of winter. we're looking at temperatures above normal from the northeast to the mid-atlantic states. as you look at the next three days, up to 62 by thursday in new york city. 65 in richmond. charlotte, 57. 54 in cleveland. peoria, a high on thursday of 66 after the rain we had this weekend, we're still left with some clouds this morning. but we will get some sunshine this afternoon and our temperatures all across the board right at about 55 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. our winds increase today and a nice onshore flow keeps our
temperatures right at about average for this time of year. expect a high of 58 degrees in the south bay and 67 in the north bay and mid-60s for san francisco and the east bay and the peninsula and milder temperatures today and into the next several days more dry weather with some rain returning her.hursday. savannah? >> al, thanks. up next, our exclusive conversation with anita hill, as the new movie puts her claims against justice clarence thomas back in the spotlight. later on trending, what savannah and i were looking at to cause ugs to s to react like mastering the art of refinement
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we are back at 7:50 with a game of guess the guest. tamron has that. >> this is a good one. coming up, we'll have a very special visitor on the plaza. only i know who the person is. i have a few clues for you about our surprise guest. here we go. first clue is, he is one of matt's best friends. he has over -- >> wrangler. >> -- 212,000 instagram posts. don't guess. he loves supermodels. is savannah, you may or may not be right. i don't know. >> i think so. >> depending on your reaction. >> we should play poker with tamron. >> you don't know. trust me, you don't know. >> wrangler's return after your local news.
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. good monday morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have still some clouds across the bay area and we will see them throughout at least most of the morning and a look now at the temperatures that are in the mid-50s as you head out the door and get the day started. we are heading up is to 68 degrees in san jose and 63 degrees in the mission district. in napa, expect a high of 66 degrees and also 66 in oakland. and pleasanton a high of 68 degrees. now, we will have a couple days of dry weather, but then by the middle of the week, we'll start to see some rain moving back into the north bay and by thursday morning, we'll have some light rain all across the bay area. that will quickly move out and give us some breezy winds by the afternoon. after seeing a weekend total of rainfall in most of the bay yare a, anywhere from 0.5 to 1.5, we will have another 0.1 to 0.25 by thursday by the morning. let's check in now with laura.
>> a look at that morning commute. looking at the east bay crashes in sunol and northbound 880. traffic is not doing too badly. you got some slowing now across the dumbarton bridge heading over to the peninsula and south bay traffic moving well likely helped by a little bit of spring breakers out there folks staying in. but in los gatos the deadly crash investigation continue to close connectors from highway 85 to northbound highway 17. be careful through that area. happening now, the search is on for 2-year-old girl whose mother's body was found in the san francisco park. police consider the girl at risk. the mother was last seen on april 1st. we spoke to the sister of the victim who is hopeful her niece be found. steph chuang is reaching out to police this morning. watching the royals visit to india. the week-long tour by prince william and the duchess of cambridge making headlines everywhe everywhere. and i'll have another local news update for you in half an hour.
♪ you are the reason i breathe it's 8:00 on "today" and coming up, royal road trip. william and kate embark on a historic trip to india as they kick off their first royal tour since the birth of princess charlotte. >> when catherine and i were married, india was the first place she wanted to visit. medical pioneer. the texas woman who made headlines for undergoing the first uterine transplant in the u.s. she opens up about the latest setback and what's next. >> it'll be a while until i work through everything, because we had high hopes. ♪ talk to me, baby costner goes criminal. >> did you work with billy? >> i don't think anyone like him
ever would have worked with somebody like me. >> kevin costner stops by studio 1a to talk about his dark new film today, monday, april 11th, 2016. all the way from dallas, texas. we're here celebrating 35 years of wedded bliss. >> taking on nyc. >> three sisters from texas. hi, mom! >> all the way from alabama, celebrating her eighth birthday. >> all the way from san diego so i can wave on tv. yay! it's 8:00 on "today". it's monday, april 11th. great day.
we have our wonderful crowd. taking a selfie. we have willie here. matt has the day off. >> suspense is building. >> time to reveal today's mystery guest because we have no idea, despite the fact you nailed it. tamron is ready. >> here's our guest. you might recognize him. >> hey, buddy. >> look at him. >> sit. good boy. i dropped your treat. i have the treats. come on. you remember this guy. >> hey, buddy. what's up, man. we've missed you. >> sit. >> good boy. >> wrangles. >> he's back and looks good. >> what's going on with wrangler? >> he reached the number of miles -- >> i'll hold him while you talk.
how about that? come on, buddy. some things never change with old wrangle. >> he has another jacket on. he is doing fine. doing wonderful. is this when i reveal the other big thing? >> is there another one? >> we're getting another puppy! >> what? now that's a surprise. >> that's a surprise. >> is that true? >> wrangler, close your eyes. >> he's not having the puppy. he doesn't have a girlfriend yet. he's single. >> that took a turn. >> but we're getting another puppy. more details will be revealed later. meanwhile, wrangler is doing great. you can follow him on social media. he is succeeding the guiding eyes for the blind. i'm out of breath. >> i wanted to give a shout oou to you, tamron. not everyone could run out wrangler in four-inch heels. >> when i walk my own dogs, i'm not wearing these.
but he's doing great, and we're getting another puppy. >> that's great. >> exciting. >> wrangler, good to see you. >> wrangles, good to see you, buddy. let's go inside to natalie for the rest of the day's stories. in the news this morning, donald trump is on the campaign trail in new york after a four-day break. on sunday in rochester, trump said the candidate who wins the most votes in the primaries should be the gop nominee. he bashed the process that could lead to a contested convention and possibly deny him the nomination. >> we've got a corrupt system. it's not right. we're supposed to be a democracy. we're supposed to be, you vote and the vote means something. >> in that scenario, i think we will go in with an overwhelming advantage. on a subsequent ballot, we're going to win the nomination and earn a majority. >> ted cruz strengthened his hands, picking up 34 delegates in colorado. democratic hillary clinton
released a new campaign ad this morning, attacking donald trump on abortion and immigration. meantime, with over a week until the new york primary, a poll shows clinton leading sanders by double digits. sanders maintained momentum with a victory in wyoming, but failed to dent clinton's delegate lead. he's backing away from his claim that clinton isn't qualified to be president, saying instead she's lacking in judgment. secretary of state john kerry making history. the highest u.s. ranking official to visit the hiroshima memorial in japan. it commemorates those who died when the bomb was dropped in 1945. it helped lead to japan's ve surrender in world war ii. will smith's car was rear ended saturday night by a hummer driven by cardell hayes. the two men exchanged words and hayes allegedly opened fire,
killing smith and wounding his wife. the accused gunman had once sued the city of new orleans and several police officers over the shooting death of his father. one of the former officers named in the suit had dinner with smith earlier saturday evening. a small plane in trouble landed on a suburban street on new york's long island on sunday. officials say the plane had engine trouble just after takeoff and was trying to return to the airport. both the pilot and passenger were injured but survived. the plane also clipped a utility pole, briefly leaving 250 customers would power. get that goat a grande. police in northern california got several calls sunday morning after this. a goat inside a starbucks. employees tried to give the goat a banana but it kept chewing on a cardboard box instead. an off-duty sergeant caught the goat and took it to an animal shelter where she was reunited with her owners.
guess she doesn't like lattes. >> maybe the cups would be good. >> that's right. >> natalie, thank you very much. now to royals on the road. >> the duke and duchess of cambridge are spending the week in india. this is their first royal tour in two years. keir simmons made the trip, as well. >> good morning. these very grounds, gandhi was assassinated, the man who brought independence to india. the duke and duchess, william and kate, are here to pay their respects. you can see them now being given their ceremonial scarves. it's an event later in the week that might be more emotional for william. >> reporter: it's the first time william and kate have been together for a royal trip overseas in almost two years. already, they're loving it. welcomed with bouquets of flowers, one each. learning the local language. but arriving in india to tragedy, a fire here killing at
least 110 people at a religious temple. >> catherine and i would like to offer our condolences to those affected by the terrible fire at the temple. >> reporter: and their first day in mumbai at a hotel attacked by terrorists in 2008. they met victims and staff who rescued guests. the duke and duchess could be targeted, one former scotland yard officer warning. >> even a failed attempt or attack elsewhere is going to cause an awful lot of attention and will be a cue for isis. >> reporter: the fears, one reason perhaps their children, prince george and princess charlotte, stayed at home. kate still desperate to make the trip. >> when we were married, india was the first place on catherine's list she told me she wanted to visit. two children and five years later be with we have finally made it. >> reporter: the couple visiting
children who live in poverty, in an area made famous by the movie "slumdog millionaire." one young man dancing for them, then kate urging now you show off your moves, william. later on this trip, william must decide how to handle a very personal moment. he and kate will take in the taj mahal, his mother pictured there alone during a visit to india with prince charles in 1992. the image telegraphed to the world, their marriage was over. how will the duke and duchess behave in that infamous spot, facing such a painful memory. >> reporter: palace officials are saying william want tos make his own memories before they get do that location. before then, there is a busy schedule for them both. they plan to be back in london, with their children, by the weekend. guys? >>. >> approaches the green. >> hole in one. >> he has the iron.
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my dentist recommended pronamel. he said pronamel can make my teeth stronger. pronamel is helping me lead the life that i want to live. it's 8:15. let's do the first trending of the week. >> shall we trend? first item is a top story at today.com, as a matter of fact. it's about a word that, frankly, is used often around here. what does it mean to be creepy? psychologists did a little research on the question. they came up with a list of behaviors that most unsettle people. here they are. standing too close to someone. >> yeah. >> laughing at inappropriate times. >> mm-hmm. >> asking to take pictures of people. if you don't know them, maybe. >> random. >> not letting someone out of a conversation. >> that's like locking the door. >> the close talker thing, it's like, back away. little too close. >> i'm surprised something
wasn't there with the eyes, when they stare. it's creepy. >> they give you the up and down. male or female, while talking. what's that move? >> creepy. >> look at you, roker. yeah. >> creepy face right there. >> such a creeper, dad. could be a hallmark talk. if you were stuck on a deserted island, what would you do? what would be the best way to get to safety? >> make a fire. >> smoke signals. >> something you see in the movies. >> this is exactly what happened. three men were stranded in the pacific last week. they used palm leaves to spell out the word "help." guess what? it worked. a navy plane actually spotted the men, rescued them after their three days on the island. the men said they were stranded after strong waves in the area capsized their boat. who knew? >> glad to know that works. >> tuck that fact away. you might need it someday.
>> rescue their soccer ball. >> the volleyball, wilson. >> right. huge hit on social media is called face swap. it allows people to see their faces on someone else. >> yikes. >> john legend and chrissy teigen. >> oh, my goodness. >> ryan seacrest and demi lovato did it, as well. >> savannah, you and i did it. >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm smiling. >> that's evil. >> we did severe smiles. >> that is my smile. >> you have a beautiful smile. >> how about natalie and al. >> wow. >> so bad. >> i don't know what i'm looking at there. >> shouldn't be allowed by law. >> that could be outlawed. >> tamron, you and i got in on this. oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> you look like prince. >> he would take offense to
that. >> willie, that's a lot of makeup. >> i know. >> not really your shade. >> your brows are nice. >> you put enough makeup on me, that is what i look like. >> not bad, willie. >> my kids have to try this. >> scary. you look decent. now to highlights from the mtv music awards and the victoria beckham photo that's turning heads. >> let's get it started. mtv movie awards. the 25th anniversary edition held sunday night in l.a. hosts dwayne johnson and kevin hart pulled out all the stops. rapping during the telecast. kos sums. the top award went to director j.j. abrams, "star wars: the force awakens," winning movie of the year. will smith won the generation award. joking he's being recognized as the "karate kid's" bad.
melissa mccarthy won the genius award. perhaps the most awkward most. reb >> kept going. >> won best kiss. >> if you win best kiss, you have to bring it. they did. we have to talk about the fashions. charlize theron killing it, as always. halle berry with a similar look. black and lace was the thing. showing off her midriff. ariana grande channelled marilyn monroe. complete with the fur wrap around the diamond necklace. lovely look for her. this is what savannah was talking about. victoria beckham, is she the latest victim of a photoshop fail? look closely from her upcoming spread in "vogue" china. showing off different poses in
the black and white pictures. all eyes are on this. what do you see? >> her legs. >> separated from her body. >> behind the leg. >> some are saying part of her right leg is missing. so far, no comment from victoria or "vogue" china. it does appear that something went wrong in that. >> or she's very bendy. >> it would be a whole -- >> maybe she has replaceable parts. >> she was a ballerina, and her pose is not the problem. >> take the leg over her head. >> there is a swath of flesh missing from this. >> ouch. >> it is very strange. anyway, if you pay attention, sometimes you see the #photoshop fail. it trends a lot. that's the thing to do. look for celebrities with the photoshop fails. little tip for you this morning. >> tamron, thank you. >>
test. clouds over the bay area but no worries about rain. you can leave the umbrella at home. a live look over san jose, we continue to see these clouds for a few more hours and as the temperatures hold steady in the mid-50s, we have breezy winds kicking up on shore today and a high of 65 degrees in gilroy. 67 in palo alto and 63 degrees in the mission district. 70 degrees in the north bay. east bay, 67 degrees in fremont and also in san ramon. >> announcer: today's health is brought to you by pro namel toothpaste. protect your enamel against every day acids. >> al, thank you. now an update on a story we followed. a texas couple that hoped to make history, delivering the first baby in the u.s. using a donor uterus. >> it was part of an experimental program at the cleveland clinic. but that organ failed.
now the couple is opening up in their first tv interview about what happened. here's nbc's janet shamlian. >> reporter: lindsay mcfarland made headlines across the country last month when she was introduced as the nation's first recipient of a uterus transplant. >> it provided me with a gift i will never be able to repay. >> reporter: hours later and two weeks after the historic surgery, it was over. >> the press conference was at 10:30. by 2:30, my incision was bleeding. several hours later, i was still bleeding. so they took me into o.r. at 7:00 that night. >> reporter: the 26-year-old was sedated when doctors told blake they had no choice but to remove the organ. >> you lose more than just the uterus. you lose a lot of the hopes and dreams that you had for the future. >> reporter: it was heartbreaking. with three adopted children, the couple are parents. but lindsey, born without a uterus, always hoped to experience childbirth. the clinical trial seemed like an answer to those dreams.
after a year of being monitored with the donor uterus inside her, doctors would implant the couple's embryo. >> it's going to be a while before i work through everything, just because we had such high hopes. >> reporter: the cleveland clinic said the organ had to come out after a serious complication. a yeast infection in the uterus that turned life threatening when it spread to lindsey's arteries. a major setback for the program. the only successful transplants have been in sweden. >> we would not proceed with another transplant until we have come up with a clear understanding of how this infection occurred and a clear solution to avoid it from happening. >> reporter: lindsey is not eligible for another transplant. the trial will continue with other women once doctors study her case. >> if you could do it all again, would you go through it? >> we can always say that we gave it a shot. and that even if they just learned something from her
procedure, that it was a success. >> reporter: it's been a long time away for the texas couple. >> i can't wait. i'm ready. >> reporter: anxious to see their family, they haven't given up hope of having their own biological children. now a new dream. >> what's next for you, in terms of your family? >> obviously, we have the embryos that we got from ivf. my mom has offered to be our surrogate. >> reporter: lindsey said received letters from others, and she will be there for them. >> what's your confidence level that this trial in the united states will yield a baby? >> i have high hopes that one of these -- one or several of these women will have that bundle of joy at the end. >> reporter: the mcfarlands say they have no regrets and are looking to the future. >> we're excited to get to go home. >> it doesn't end here. we're still excited about the
future possibilities. >> reporter: both heartbreak and hope, after trying for a medical miracle. for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news, weston, florida. >> still hopeful that this could work out for them down the road. >> can you imagine? they put so much into it. let's head over to tamron. what have you got? >> we have a packed half hour. superstars like kevin costner. this is my dream. i've always wanted him to be my bodyguard. get it? anyway -- geez, people! kevin got it. we've got a great segment with kevin costner after your local news and weather. thank you. good morning, it's 8-26...
i'm ... ==anim== a developing story... good morning. it's 8:26 on your monday, i'm sam brock. right now, a developing story. authorities on the peninsula are still investigating a deadly early morning hit-and-run. this happened in san bruno on skyline boulevard. so far, investigators are saying very little about this case. but our news crews did see people who appeared to be family members on hand talking with police. police also say there may have been witnesses nearby who saw something. so far, the name of the victim has not been released. we are also still waiting to hear from investigators about a vehicle description. the accident closed skyline but reopened right before the morning commute. we will stay on top of that story. in the meantime, let's get a check of your microclimate
forecast with kari. >> we'll get sunshine by the afternoon. we have clouds across the bay area with temperatures in the mid-50s. expect a high of 53 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. also, in the south bay, 68 degrees and 65 in the peninsula. if you're planning to go to the a's game, first pitch is at 63 degrees and cool and breezy winds and a few clouds by the end of the game. sam? >> you won't need that poncho, though. thank you very much. that will do it for us. we'll be back in half an hour with more updates.
it is monday, april 11th. 8:30. we're saying hello to a great crowd on our plaza. it is still a little chilly out, i have to say, al. this is it, right? >> the last of it. >> this is winter's last go. coming up, we'll have oscar winner kevin costner here. we'll talk to him about his new movie. it explores the dark side.
it's called "criminal." >> he was walking in and i was like, who is that guy wearing shades? >> he's super cool. >> the coolest. plus, one of our favorites, star of stage and screen, jane krakowski will be with us. and easy spring diy projects to brighten up your space. little spring pops. >> cute ideas. we also have good news to share. last december, we chose someone to pay it forward to. natalie, you picked an organization that helped foster kids. you have an update. >> that's right. i have an update on one of the former foster kids. demetrius and about his life. he was a former foster kid who helped pay it forward by making our video. we heard that demetrius was accepted into his dream school, nyu. >> wow. >> awesome. >> he also is like super honor honor roll student. unbelievable. we're proud of him.
great job. >> congratulations. >> good job, demetrius. great school. >> he's the man. al, how about a look at the weather? >> let's check out the week ahead. it's chilly today. a little on the wet side. severe weather through the southern gulf coast and central mississippi river valley. the midweek period, clouds in the east. latter part of the week, more rain in the gulf coast to the florida panhandle. snowy conditions through the plains. much above normal out west and through the southern texas region. much below normal around the great lakes. stays cool in the mid-atlantic states. watch the above normal temperature into the latter part of the week, make its way to the east. warmer temperature gets to the northeast, as well. stays cool in the rockies. that's what's going on around the country. our weather turned milder today after weekend rain and cooler temperatures. we have the clouds now over san francisco and we will see those
clouds for the next couple of hours with a high today of starting out in the mid-50s reaching up to 63 degrees in the mission district. and then gilroy today, 65 degrees. 70 in fairfield. pittsburgh, 68 degrees. also, 68 in pleasanton. over the next few days, our temperatures hold steady with rain returning on thursday. >> the rolling spring break continues here. just wanted to get a chance for our huge crowd to be seen. look. show these folks. go down the line. show those beautiful people. look at them there. wow, oh, my gosh. a lot of these people are in for a real treat. they didn't realize they were going to be in focus all the way down the line. impressive, jim.
glad you got a lot of rest this weekend. savannah? >> al, thank you. we're here with oscar winner kevin costner and his new movie, "criminal." he plays a convict whose brain is surgically manipulated in hopes of completing a deceased cia agent's mission. >> we had orders to put a bullet in the dutchman's head. you thought you could trust him and pay him off. >> billy! >> where did you put him? >> remember! remember! >> you have me confused with somebody else. >> kevin costner, good morning. >> morning. >> this is a departure for you. this is kind of a scary character. >> yeah. he is a survivor. half his life in prison and gets drawn into this -- our big
concept movie. it's about memory transfer. some information is really important. it's something they tried with animals, but certainly not with people. that's the theme. about how he moves. he's an uncontrollable character. it's kind of fun. you're not really supposed to root for him but, i think in the end, even you were. >> i was. i was saying in the beginning, you're not supposed to play him with any human sympathy because, although he is human, this character is devoid of any emotion. >> he is. that's what makes him uncontrollable and unpredictable. he's pretty resourceful on the street because of his prison background. when you mix him up with the cia, they're not quite in control the way they'd like to be. >> in the very beginning of the movie, there's almost a hannibal lecter feel to it. you're scared of this guy. you have all this hair and big beard. how did that go over at home when you were shooting the film?
>> my children are used to that. you have to explain, daddy looks different sometimes at the pta meetings. if i come home, and the haircut i have there is severe, and gracie looks at me and said, daddy has been fighting again, huh? so they understand. you know, i can usually tell where i've been in the world by the haircut i have. >> speaking of fighting, there are some incredible scenes. a lot of action, a lot of violence. not violence. i mean, it is violence. we can't sugar coat it. i heard you choreographed some of the scenes. >> i do think it's not reasonable i go in and beat up five people. some actors have those scenes. i think if you show a level of resourcefulness, when you saw the fight, it was not balletic. it was made up on the fly. there was a certain amount of creative strategy that i think makes people smile. you realize, you go, that could
happen with somebody that is that reactive. >> you were able to really put your input on how this would happen. >> i've always done that when it's come to the stunts and things. that's been kind of fun part. i know some actors step away from that, but i'm thinking, why would you not want to ride with a buffalo? why would you not? everybody wants to kiss the girl. i get that part. but why do you -- would you give up the fun stuff? i never have. i've always put myself in the middle of it. >> i'm glad you brought up the buffalo. i was thinking that "dances with wolves" is one of the movies, if it is on at any time of the day or night, i have a compulsion. i have to watch the whole thing. it's not short. >> yeah. >> i watched many, many hours. do you ever find yourself watching it? >> i really don't. but i understand because it wasn't a plot movie, it was a journey. there's this idea, i think, that within all the jobs we do, everything we do on a daily
basis, sometimes when the lights go out and, specifically, with dances, you go on this journey. you don't know where it's going to go. it takes place when america was really pretty much the garden of eden. i mean, it was just -- it was just plentiful, if you can use that word. >> seems like you're doing so well. you're picking and choosing the roles you want to do, and you're living in california. beautiful place. what do you do when you're not working? >> you know, most of the time, it's experiencing what the kids are going through. i mean, we're -- just the way i was raised, i think there is a lot to be said with how you're raised. we're at all the little league games. you know, we're in the car constantly. we're trying to get the kids on the same team so we won't have to go to three different practices. poor little hayes in the middle is playing with 8 and 9 year olds and he's 6. he can hack it. there's going to be that, why
was i always forced into leagues? then, of course, grace is my girly girl. she's sewing and dancing. but when she sees the ball bouncing in the backyard, i can feel her gravitate out with the boys. but everything has to stop when she plays. >> sounds like life is good. the movie is called "criminal." kevin costner, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> opens in theaters this friday. coming up next, legendary film maker ken burns is here to talk about the life of jackie robins robinson. first, this is "today" on nbc.
its black citizens as subjects and not just objects. it meant that there were six and seven and eight-year-old boys who suddenly thought a black man was a hero. >> ken burns, good morning, sir. >> good to see you. >> you've assembled some pretty good voices in this film. >> yeah. >> i was struck about how active jackie robinson was in civil rights before he broke the color barrier. in 1947, martin loout uther kin saying robinson was a freedom rider before there were freedom riders. >> no brown versus board of education. no organized sit-ins, except robinson is refusing to get up until he is served. rosa parks is a decade away from refusing to give up his seat.
we think of him as just the person who turns the other cheek for three years when, in fact, he is this fiery, competitive guy who will not accept second class citizenship and fights his whole life, before baseball, as a kid, during baseball and out of baseball, as a civil rights leader before his death way too early. >> i was struck by how little i actually knew about jackie rockrock rocken -- robinson. he's painted one dimensionally. >> my co-producers and i felt that he had become a mythological figure and, therefore, the superficial thing we have for him. all of a sudden, we can remove that. we can liberate him from that tyranny and tell you about the complicated person, good and bad, but also the much more interesting and, at the end of the day, much manufacture hore . this is a beautiful love story.
rachel and jackie. a man who loves his country but can't do it without the extraordinary woman by his side. >> do you think he grasped in april of '47 what he was stepping on to the field to do? he knew it was historic. but do you think he understood what he was in for, the good, bad and the ugly? >> i don't think anybody could predict the horrible abuse that he would face. i think branch rickey understood that of the people he was thinking of bringing up, jackie alone was the one who could do it. the one who could turn the cheek because he was understanding of what his role would be in history. if he could do this, he was opening the door for a whole bunch of people, including the president of the united states. when we spoke to the president and first lady, they were very clear that they held jackie as a pioneer that permitted them to move into the spaces they've moved into. while they're two couples from two different times, they're representing the same aspirations. one day, we might finally live out the full meeting of our c w
creator. we judge people on the content of character, not the color of their skin. >> he retires from baseball in 1956. still had a lot of lif ahead for him. was it tough for him? >> us in the media talk the talk. jackie robinson walked the walk. he got up every day and said, i am going to make the world better for other people. he did it. i think he understood that there were going to be inevitable troubles, abuse and problems. but he never steered from that course. when you remove the sanitized madison avenue view of him, it makes him that much more heroic. as we grapple with politicians, there was at the convention when the republicans switched from lincoln to somebody else. he watched the change. he was a republican, supported nixon initially, and back in
'64, supporting the liberal rockefeller. it's a great story of america, too. >> you tell it so well. again, i was amazed by how little i knew. thinking irock rocken -- robinson story. as only ken burns can do. you co-directed with your daughter and son-in-law. >> yeah. sarah burns and david mcmahon. >> it premieres tonight on pbs. part two airs tomorrow night. great to see you. >> great to see you. simple diy projects add
ceramic mirrors pop up in storiestory -- stores. this is an inexpensive mirror, $19. painted it with a flat or matte paint, so it doesn't have the shine. mimic the look of mer rceramic. find all those things you got on vacation, christmas ornaments, my daughter's hair barrette. dip them in. submerge it, which i'm not going to do because i have a manicure. then you set it out to dry. once it's totally dry, come over here and start constructing your mirror. hot glue gun. your painted accessories. you build it out. we started with the focal point here, the toy frog. you build it out until you have
something beautiful. >> you were saying in the note, it's good to plan out what you want to do. >> i do like to plan. >> take a picture. >> you can have fun with it. get the kids going and their imagination can go wild. but i'm a planner so it helps. >> love it. these are cute, bright stools. >> this is diq, do it super quick. busy mom or dads with an hour or two. acrylic paint. tape off where you want your paint to go. then you're going to go to town. two coats is really all you need. >> wow. >> it sticks. pull off the paint and you have a clean edge. do it with chairs, tables, anything. >> these are a few ideas. >> it's the little things you can add to something plain or simple, like a painted basket. we used the same supplies for the welcome mat down here. >> yeah. >> it's the little touches that make a big impact. putting tassels on an inexpensive blanket. >> sew it on? >> yeah, and this is a no-sew
version. >> so cute. abby, thank you so much. so clever. >> thank you. >> i love it. you can find these diy ideas and more by liking our "today" home page on facebook. thank you. >> thank you. up next, jane krakowski is here with an inside look at the new season of "unbreakable ki y my schmidt." my schmidt." thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud?
we are back with "today" co-host, unofficially, jane krakowski. >> let's make it official at this point. >> right. >> season two of her fantastic show "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" streams on netflix on friday. >> i love this little couch experience. >> by krakowski standards, it was a lame introduction. usually, you roller skatetheatr >> give me some time. >> where is jacqueline? jacqueline white, how is she doing now? >> trying to figure out who she is now that she's no longer a mrs. struggling with her $12 million settlement, socialite status. she definitely stoops to new lows to keep her social status. we have amazing guest stars this year. anna camp is one of her
socialite rivalries. one of my dreams, if we have future seasons, season three, that tina fey will guest star as a character for jacqueline. it would be fun to act together. >> and you're back on broadway. >> yes. >> how are you doing all this? >> whoa. >> speaking of kicks, your leg gets up really high in the show, "she loves me," right? >> let's go. >> we're having a wonderful time. i mean, it's a very special experience, to have the audience come every single night. we perform for the group. it's a special thing. that group will never -- that group of people will never all be assembled again in the theater to watch that experience. it becomes very special every single night. >> reunion. >> you had a late night and early morning today. >> yes. >> wow. >> very late and very early.
>> how did you get up? >> professional help. >> broadway? >> until the end of june with a possible extension, if people still come. >> the reviews are great. i read the "variety" review. you'll be around for a while. >> we've been welcome and had i'm happy. >> this is a sampler platter of jane. i'm ... e back in the 9:00 hour. ==anim== happening today... good morning. it's 8:56 on your monday. i'm sam brock. happening later today, two students are expected to come forward with new allegations against an unnamed cal professor claiming that they were the victims of sexual harassment. attorneys say the students will file a complaint against a southeast asian's study professor. the pair is expected to accuse the university of not acting promptly on those complaints. this marks the latest in a
series of allegations of misconduct against school employees who later left. one of them involved assistant basketball coach who has now left the team. another involved a prominent member of the astronomy department. into happening right now, our reporting is reaching out to officials for their response and talking to students. you can find an update right now at the top of our home page. and starbucks certainly attracts all kinds. in the north bay, that apparently includes a goat that needed its morning fix over the weekend. it's a story and some pretty amazing images that go with it trending on our website. check out the link on our facebook page. that's going to do it for us right now. we'll be back in half an hour with more news. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile.
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this morning on "today's take," the one and only jane krakowski from broadway to the emmy-nominated "unbreakable kimmy schmidt." plus, sir ben kingsley like you've never seen before. the star of "the jungle book" joins us. plus, comfort food. how to make dishes from your home. all that and more right now. >> announcer: from n brbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today", it's monday morning, april 11 th, 2016. it's chilly but al promises spring is around the corner. al, what's this song? >> this morning, it's an oldie
but goodie, spring fever by orleans. >> tips of our fingers. we'll feel it soon. >> '70s vibe. >> kind of chill. >> one of the first signs of spring, the masters. >> oh, yeah, green jackets. >> it was a wild day at augusta yesterday for the masters. incredible moments. we'll show you how it ended in a second. there were three holes in one on the 16th hole. par 3, the best chance to get a hole in one. watch this now. ready? gosthuizen. combination of golf and billiards here. >> cornhole. >> little of that, too. >> hit right at the pin. >> another ball. >> another ball here. >> doink. >> oh, wow! >> watch it. >> unbelievable. right? >> crazy. >> by the way, got his partner a
little closer to the cup, as well. helped him. incredible. he couldn't do that with a million chances, to do it again. >> three holes in one on the same, what are the odds in that? >> they're small. >> crazy. >> really? >> really small. i don't have the numbers but -- >> the most scientific answer i've heard. >> tiny odds. >> nice, mr. geist. >> mr. vegas over here. >> the real story of the day, pains me to say it, last year's champion, jordan spieth. probably the best player in golf. he came undone. he was up by five strokes as he made the turn to the back nine. after bogeys the previous two, quadruple bogeyed on the 12th. when he got to land, he lands in the bunker. it's come apart at this point. he shoots a 7 on that par 3. then he sprayed his tee shots
into the woods. he's an unflappable guy. he's an incredible guy. he made a birdie on the next hole. he couldn't push back. the winner was englishman danny willett. almost didn't play. the due date for he and his wife was sunday, april 10th. the baby came a little early, their son zach. he said, the baby is here. mind if i slip away to augusta and pla the masters? he did that with his young baby at home and won the masters tournament. amazing. this adds to jordan spieth's pain. as the previous champion, he is the one who has to slip the jacket on the new champion, holding the jacket in his hand. >> it was bad. >> it's worth saying how well he handled that. he is well ahead of his years in terms of poise. he'll be back. he's a good player.
>> it's also one of the butterfly effect things. if the baby had been born that day, the whole time -- and i don't pretend to know golf. i know jordan has been on the show and he's a super cool guy. you see these situations and it's the if-then scenario. if the baby had come that day, he wouldn't have been there and who would have won? >> started with a meltdown with ernie els and ended with jordan spieth. >> did jordan explain what happened? there was a term. >> i'll say what he said. went into this long question of, what happened? he looks at the guy and went, i sucked. i was bad. he said he misread the club and everything. once the wheels start coming off, it gets in your head. >> double bogeyed the two holes back to back, then you have the moment. it's tough to come back from. >> happens on this show. >> we go in the water all the
time. wizarding world of harry pott potter. can't get enough right now, nobody can. now you have something to look forward to. a new movie is coming out. >> wow. >> not necessarily the harry potter. but eddie redmayne revealed this last night at the mtv movie awards. he popped out of the suitcase to debut this highly anticipated trailer for the heart by potter spin-off. called "fantastic beasts and where to find them." it's a j.k. rowling book, as well, like the prequel to the harry potter series. here's the first look. >> what makes albus dumbledore so fond of you? >> first trip to america? >> yes. must get that fixed. >> anything edible in there? >> no. >> any livestock?
>> no. >> welcome to new york. >> it's going to be fantastic. j.k. rowling is the screen writer to this one. first time she's screen writing. eddie redmayne's character is the author of one of harry potter's books about beasts and mythical creatures. it's going to be amazing. opens november 18th. right before thanksgiving. it's going to be huge. >> blockbuster. >> huge. the mtv awards, i didn't watch it, but it was huge with the kids last night, apparently. >> a lot of bleeping moments. >> the kids at mtv are edgey.
we used to be the kids and now we're talking about. the kids we love, the women we love, funny woman, comedic geni genius, jane krakowski is here. you didn't know that was going to be your introduction. >> that sounded like someone else's intro. >> it's a tie-in to the fact that melissa mccarthy was at the mtv awards last night. she made an entrance. we want jane to give us a review of what we saw there. have you ever done that entering a room? >> no, but the next time i come on the "today" show -- >> yes, yes, yes. >> all the people in the plaza can carry me into the room. >> melissa received the comedic genius award. here's what she said. she thanked all the comedians who have come before her. take a listen. >> i think i'm a walking human patchwork of all the remarkable,
funny women who i have loved and studied over the years. and i am only here because carol burnett, whoopi goldberg, lucille ball, dreyfus, lily tomlin and my mom, sandy lynn mccarthy, taught me not to fear being the butt of a joke, or not worry about being likable or perfect. and lovingly go for the kill. >> so good. >> i think she said jane krak krakows krakowski, too. >> she did, yeah, yeah. >> al fa bphabetically. she sent me flowers this morning. >> the voice over, they put it
in for the west coast feed. >> little awkward that she didn't mention you. >> oddly you asked me to come out and she didn't say my name. >> you have to point that out. >> let me tell you, i brought that up when i said, guys, did she say jane? they were like, no, but you bring jane out. we want to hear from the comedic genius. >> i adore her and endorse her winning the prize. she's hilarious. >> as a kid, who was the female comedian, or when you were studying, that really you thought -- >> so many of the ones she said. i think those are the women that inspire all of us. i agree exactly with what she said there, by saying, you know, you can't be afraid to be the butt of the joke. you have to make fun of yourself. it's something i learned by working with alec baldwin and tina fey on "30 rock." when you're comfortable with that, you can go anywhere in
comedy. it's more fun. >> just come on our program. friday night, what were you guys doing? >> nothing. >> lying on a plane. you were on broadway. >> broadway! >> you had an exciting night. >> 800,000 people were tuning into facebook live to see buzzfeed staff members attempt to make a watermelon explode. they put individual rubber bands around the watermelon. after 686, boom, it explodes under pressure. that was live. >> oh, my gosh. >> the thing has almost 10 million views now. >> wow. >> watch a watermelon decapit e decapitated. >> how long did it take? >> i don't know. >> 45 minutes. >> where's gallagher when you need him? >> we don't want to do it. >> gafdaffy duck version.
i can do the trick but only once. heavy showers and thunderstorms firing up along the texas-oklahoma border. we have a risk of strong storms as the system comes into this moist, unstable air. the storms will fire up. we're looking for locally heavy downpours. can't rule out a tornado or two. look at the heavy showers and thunderstorms tonight. get into new york and all the way down into jackson and new orleans. montgomery, alabama. 13 million people under risk of strong storms and rainfall amounts could be upwards of 4 to 5 inches in parts of the lower mississippi rive we will finally get some sunshine today but we do still have the clouds across much of the bay area. our temperature now at 57 degrees in the east bay and peninsula, 56 degrees in the north bay and san francisco. here's a look at the highs this afternoon, a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures about average for this time of year, feeling very nice with a breezy onshore flow. we will still have some clouds
mixing in with the sun. poke skies in san francisco with a high of 63 degrees and 68 today in the south bay. >> that's your latest weather. we have more comedic genius of jane krakowski. >> yes. >> we're going i'm going 100 miles per hour. a branch catches me here. you think that stopped me? i was about to be the first 3rd grader to jump the cook county creek. jump 50 feet over the rapids and i crash land. mom patched me up. check out my scar. there's nothing there! you didn't jump the creek! what? now there's a new neosporin antibiotic that keeps her protected and minimizes scars. new neosporin plus pain itch scar
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schmidt." >> and -- wrap this up. there have been changed for her character. >> to give you a hint, her name is now jacqueline white. let's take a look. >> kimmy, i need your help. >> help? that's what we elves are born to do. >> you are dressed like an elf. i assumed it was the trucker pills. so what's the hardest thing in the world for a trophy wife to do? lose the jerk but keep the perks. trademark me. he's the jerk. the perks are everything i worked him so hard to achieve. and i'm going to get it all back. >> love that character. >> woman on a mission. >> i love the dog. he's always there. perfect. >> i love that. >> i guess you've lost the jerk but kept some of the perks? >> trying to keep the perks. >> the perks aren't as good.
>> no, she has a new apartment. she's struggling with her $12 million settlement. >> struggling. >> all of the perspective of jacqueline, of course. you know, i love season two so much. i'm so excited for everybody to see it. this friday, it starts to stream, april 15th. the show has got so much heart this year. they grow each of the characters so much. they actually sort of help jacqueline become a much more fully formed human being. >> wow. >> is that possible? >> it's a big step. >> huge. >> another thing you were excited about was the fact you saw we had ken burns on the show. >> mm-hmm. >> you sent us a picture that you actually look exactly like ken burns. >> well -- >> when you dress as a man. >> that was a scene in "30 rock" many, many years ago. i was dressing as a male photographer. i was written months later saying, we had no idea when we were editing this, you looked like burns. >> creepier. >> that's what i here.
>> it's kind of amazing, the similarity there. >> i'm honored. ken burns is amazing. >> he puts on a blond wig, does he look like jane krakowski? >> maybe. let's try it. >> i like that you had the picture at the ready. ken burns is on. here you go, guys. >> it's on my photo stream right now. >> it's why i have no storage left in my phone. >> you're also starring in "she loves me," which is getting crazy good reviews. your adorable son, bennet, who is going to be 5 this week. >> yes. >> happy birthday. >> he saw the show and reviewed your performance a little bit. >> it was sweet. he knew he couldn't talk to me during the show. i was worried he might run down the aisle and go, mommy! he's never seen me on stage. he was amazing in the audience and a good theater goer. but apparently, he gave me signals during the numbers, whether he liked it or not. my love interest dumps me and he was going like this.
in the second act song, he was like, two thumbs up. it was very, very sweet. >> could you see the signals or not? >> i could see the signals. >> you kind of directed your attention to him a little bit, or were you nervous? >> i'd be stressed out he'd jump on the stage. >> he was great. this is not his first broadway show. he kind of knew it but he'd never seen me up there. i was like, you can't yell, "mom!" >> any birthday plans? >> yes. i have a little jedi in training. bennet takes it seriously. there he is. >> oh, my gosh. >> all dressed up. >> look at his hair. >> we're having a "star wars" jedi training party. >> looks like he's taking it seriously. not kidding around. >> he's a kid after my own part. he loves the costumes and to do all the parts. he's fun and dramatic. the other day i came home from work and he ran to the door with the joy and excitement, which i love, and he goes like this. he literally faints on the
floor. he couldn't believe i was home. i was like, that is -- i love you more, which i didn't know was possible. >> i'm going to keep you after all. >> we see where he gets it. >> you don't have to do a blood test. you're mine. >> his dad is in there, too. >> amazing. >> we love having you here. keep visiting all the time. "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" is on netflix on friday. "she loves me" on broadway. up next, "secret life of pets." what our furry friends are thinking right after this. 'kay, babe, i think we should head north, past the park. 'kay. oh, hit up jimmy's for some chicken and waffles. oh, and those truffle fries. truffle so good. it's less than a mile. come on, we can do better than that. okay, uh... ooh, juanitas! oh yeah, those chimichangas. oh, with the mangoguac. stop it! 3.5 miles. oh... so worth it. yeah, we got this. 3 point nothing. hey!
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shared by obi-won. i like the name. >> cute. >> they kind of watch our show. >> not really. they're snoozing during our hour. >> nothing going on there. ouch. >> and this pooch, i guess, is -- well, listening to "today's take." we've got much more of that. at the end of the day, everybody is having a lot more fun when we're not around. >> having a good time. then out. boom. >> peace out. >> keep the pictures coming to #pets 411. >> log on to today.com for more adorable pet pics. what do you think pepper is doing? >> probably walking herself. we let her out. she has keys. it's fantastic. >> in and out. >> "the secret life of pets" comes out july 8th from our sister company universal. ahead, the delicious queso dip.
==anim== a developing story... ==topvo== good monday morning at 9:26. i'm sam brock. a developing story right now -- authorities on the peninsula investigating a deadly early morning hit and run. this happened in san bruno on skyline boulevard right by sneep lane. investigators so far saying very little about the days but our news crew did see people thought to be family members on hand there talking to police. police say investigators did talk to witnesses who were nearby. so far the name of the victim has not been release and we are still waiting to hear directly from investigators about a vehicle description. that accident closed down skyli skyline boulevard but re-opened before the morning commute. two students are expected to come forward today with new allegations against an unnamed cal professor claim he that they
were the victims of sexual harassment. attorneys say the students will file a complaint against a southeast asian studies professor. the pair is also expected to accuse the university of not acting promptly on these complaints. it is the latest in the series of allegations of misconduct against school employees who later left. one of them involved assistant basketball coach who has now left the team. another involving a prominent member of the astronomy department. we saw rain all weekend. that's cleared up, a nice day in store. kari hall has your microclimate forecast after the break.
good monday morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. after a soggy weekend we are still left with the clouds but we will have some clearing as we go through the day. a live look now the a the outer sunset. you can still see those clouds and temperatures are nice and mild. it is 57 degrees in napa and oakland, as well as santa rosa. 58 degrees in livermore and san jose. if you're planning to go to the
a's game tonight, you will have some cool weather. it will be right about 63 degrees at first pitch and the end of the game, 58 degrees. cool and breezy, winds out of the west. a look at all the microclimates today, highs reaching the mid to upper 60s and some sunshine peeking throupeek ing pits. rain holds off until thursday when it returns all across the bay area. not much to complain about. that will do it for us right now. back in half-hour with another news update. for now, back to the "today" show.
taking a look at the headlines. the zika virus now may be tied to another brain disease. according to a small study, the virus may be associated with an auto immune disorder, similar to multiple sclerosis. the research was presented this week end at a neurology conference in vancouver. the author said it may provide evidence the virus has different effects on the brain than those identified in current studies. experts say it's too soon to know if there is a link. being married has its advantages. this one could save your life. nearly 800,000 cancer patients found unmarried men had a 27% higher death rate than married men. unmarried women were 19% more likely to die from the disease.
married people have better financial resources, private health insurance and more social support. what may be a first, a man's fitness tracker helped him survive a medical emergency. the 42-year-old went to a hospital in new jersey after experiencing a rapid heart beat followed by a seizure. doctors needed to know if the heart beat was chronic or a one-time to current. they check td data on his fit bit and it revealed the heart beat spike was an isolated episode. they gave him the credorrect life-saving treatment. "the boss" brought in more than $23 million in the opening weekend. "batman versus superman" fell to second. "zootopia" was third. the story out of hollywood. three men left stranded on a pacific island last week. they used palm leaves to spell out the word "help" in the sand. that home mamade s.o.s. worked.
the navy plane spotted the signal and they were rescued after three days on the island. they were stranded after strong waves in the area capsized their boat. happy ending to their story. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> they left the volleyball behind. >> poor wilson. >> wilson! we're looking at some wet weather for the early part of the week. especially snow in northern new england. strong storms in the lower mississippi river valley. wet weather out west. the midweek, soggy along the gulf coast. hit or miss clouds in the northeast. mid-atlantic states, the midwest looking good. and latter part of the week, sunshine returns to the great lakes, mid-atlantic, the northeast. showers up through the plains. wintry mix in the inner mountain we are drying out from that weekend rain and we still do have some clouds outside. temperatures are in the mid to
upper 50s. in to the day we will get some sunshine and more of that than we've seen over the past few days. up to 63 for a high today in san francisco, 68 degrees in the south bay, and 67 in the north bay. our winds will be breezy, mild per temperatures. peninsula topping out at 65. over the next few days no major changes in our temperatures and some rain on thursday. >> that's your latest weather. natalie? >> thank you, al. all this week on today food, we're recreating some of our favorite restaurant dishes at home. "today" food contributor si siri daly is here with some of her favorites. from chi chili's kwa sequeso di >> this is what i always order. it's a simple recipe. we're going to make the marinade. out of that, there is orange
juice, brown sugar, soy, liquid smoke. i'm going to throw it all in. i like to marinade this overnight. however, 30 minutes. if that's all the time you have, it'll be great. >> you have orange juice. >> exactly. i like fresh orange juice. easy shortcut is the store bought. now i put in veggie oil. this is liquid smoke. >> amazing. >> i love this. if you're doing indoor grilling, it'll seem like i brown sugar, fresh garlic, cyan pepper and cumin. >> you can do it in a dish or bag. >> shake it up. >> exactly. >> mush it in there. >> we're going to use the cast iron skillet, which i love if you do indoors. it gives you the smokey char. about four to five minutes per side, until it's cooked through.
>> that's a thick breast, you might need more time. >> over here, we have our pan with the chicken. after the chicken cooks, let it rest a second. i like to do the veggies in the same pan. we have the oil. i like to do onions and all different color bell peppers. >> beautiful. >> once that's all done, it's marinating, i throw the chicken back in and squeeze it with fresh lime juice, salt and pepper if you need. >> fantastic. >> then we're ready over here to build -- >> all the ingredients here. assembly line. >> you can pop in whatever you want in there. >> go ahead. >> let's make one. >> what's your favorite? >> little bit of everything. this is going to our good friend jimmy. what about the queso dip? >> this is carson's favorite thing to eat at chili's. >> jimmy, it's coming. promise. >> we have our velveeta cheese. a nice brick.
>> there you go, my friend. >> multi-task. can of chili with no beans. i add fresh cheddar, as well as the velveeta. it gives it a little more texture and flavor. >> got to use the velveeta. >> chili powder, paprika, cumin and lime juice. >> perfect. >> couldn't be easier. add it to a pot. cook it on low heat until it melts. >> the cream is going. >> you can use milk if you want to be slightly healthier. >> come on, we have a pound of velveeta in there. >> just go for it. cheese, chili. you want to grab the spices and throw them in. once it all melts together, let it simmer on your stove for about 15 minutes. stirring occasionally. >> lime juice? >> little lime juice. >> how did you come up with this? just studying at chili's all the time? >> i kept tasting and tasting. >> seeing what was most like it? >> exactly. >> i don't think i've ever had this --
>> we had this on friday night and it was a hit. >> wow. >> another trick, if you have leftover cheese in the pot, put refried beans in there and cook it up with the leftover queso. >> insanely delicious. seriously delicious. yum. as i sit here and soak this in. find all of today's food res recipes at today.com/food. willie? i'm with the star of "the jungle book." we're talking about how visually incredible this film is. sir ben kingsley is the panther, bagheera. he'll tell us all about that right after this. if you misplace your discover card,
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>> bow your head. >> why? >> show them respect. the elephants created this jungle. where they made forrholes with r tusks, the rivers ran. they made everything, but they didn't make you. that is why you must go. >> h >> sir ben kingsley, good morning. >> hello. >> we were captivated by that. how beautifully integrated the real-life actors are with the cgi is incredible. >> our esteemed leader brought us right back to the book, "jungle book." the emphasis is on the fact it was a great piece of literature about a child completely isolated from his human tribe and brought up by animals. it's, i think, an echo of
disney's fascination with children. because if you look at "bambi," "du "dumbo, "pinocchio." charles dickens. you find a child isolated in almost impossible circumstances. usually an orphan. disney embraced this theme again. i think they brought to life a book which describes a little boy surrounded by wild animals that talk. that's what you see on the screen. absolutely miraculous. >> you play bagheera. we all remember him from the animated movie. how did you envision him? >> oh, colonel. >> military. >> colonel bagheera, absolutely. he's the kind of colonel, the best of the military, of course, is not aggression. the best of the military is making sure that you bring your
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nice moment for a husband and wife right there. >> getting into his work. his career has taken a detour. he's set to star in a comedy about a family road trip that gets a little weird. take a look. >> that man is drunk. >> here, here! >> why would you give me alcohol? >> you seemed tense. >> what is that deep booepi inb? >> a retest. >> fail. >> you failed because you're drunk. >> said some models may honk repeatedly. >> wow. >> jason jones. listen, you told us the goal was to make people laugh. in three seconds, we're falling out of our chairs. >> i did my job, and i can go
home. go back to bed. >> the show hasn't started to air yet. season two of "the detour" already -- >> i think there was a lack of white families on television. >> we need diversity. >> that is why i am here. >> so brave. >> telling another story about a white family. >> although i will say this is not a story about a white family that i've seen before. takes it to a new place. >> we have taken the modern sitcom and bent it as far as it can go. woody allen said, it's funny when it bends. i actually think it's funnier when it breaks. >> exactly. >> so we break the family. >> it's a family that, you know, at the core, loves each other. >> yes. >> but you go on this road trip and stuff goes bad. >> you know, it's a family of four. i have a family of five, actually. which actually isn't funny. the three kids, it's just not
funny. so i made it two. >> you're married to samantha bee, who is not funny. >> not at all. i'll say that. i've been fired from my job here, and i'm not telling my family about it, which never goes in the right direction. >> no. >> and we're moving from syracuse to ft. lauderdale. fraught with disaster the entire way. >> you were coming off "the daily show." you had to figure out what your next move was. i remember when you were developing it, explained it, sounded cool. is this what you had in your mind to do it after "the daily show." >> i actually wanted your job. i want to ask hard-hitting questions. >> see? see? take note. >> like you did on "the daily show." >> take notes, jason jones. >> that's hilarious. >> yes. >> are you a mini van guy?
>> i am. yes, we have -- we nickname our mini vans. this one is blue thunder. personally, i drive black panther. >> tough mini van names. >> you have to give your mini van a tough name because it's a mini van. >> dude, that's what i haven't done. >> i'll give you one. >> it's silver. >> silver? >> keep it coming. >> "detour" tonight on tbs. >> silver street. >> silver bullet. >> yes! >> too late. it's
looking back at the weekend and how much rain we had, in many spots it was about a half to three-quarters of an inch. but concord had well over an inch of rain, which is over the average amount for the entire month of april. we also have some high rainfall totals in livermore and freemont, as well as morgan hill, over an inch and very close in san jose, and mountain view, close to an inch of rain there as well when the average amount for the month of april is over an inch of rain. so we will be drying out over the next few days. now, two california students plan to levy new sexual harassment allegations against an an unnamed teacher there. this comes after three recent cases involving former cal staffers. we'll have a live report in our midday newscast. go to the top of nbcbayarea.com for more. starbucks attracts all kinds
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