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i know some young ladies starting school. it a great year, everybody. we'll be back in half an hour. >> and of course we'll see you at 11:00 as well. good morning. breaking overnight. >> shame, shame, shame. >> protests rage as president trump returns to trump tower after vowing to pressure and condemning white supremacists by name. for that deadly violence in virginia. >> racism is evil. >> demonstrators in north carolina toppling this confederate statue. as tensions rise, reports of new tension inside the white house. is a key adviser on the outs? ready to fire. north korea's kim jong-un reveals plans to launch missiles at the u.s. territory of guam, as defense secretary mattis
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warns of dire consequences. >> if they do that, then it's game on. >> this morning, where the showdown could be headed. breaking his silence. scott peterson, speaking out for the first time in nearly 15 years, claiming he did not kill his wife, laci, and their unborn child. >> i was the last one to see laci that day. >> this morning one of the nation's most notorious convicted murderers in his own words from death row. those stories, plus gert strengthens into a hurricane overnight. swift justice for taylor. and the silent song that's racing up the charts. [ silence ] today, tuesday, august 15th, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." thanks for joining us on this tuesday morning. >> when you have a chance, you have to explain that silence of
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music thing to me. that's over my head. >> we'll explain it, i promise. it's a busy morning. a lot of news to get to. we want to start with the protests facing the president, after it took him two days to specifically denounce those hate groups in the car attack in charlottesville, virginia. we've got complete coverage this morning and we'll start with nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker outside trump tower here in new york city. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is president trump's first time waking up in trump tower since taking office. it wasn't exactly a warm welcome home, with hundreds of protesters lining the streets. many still fuming after they say what was an inadequate response to those violent clashes in charlottesville over the weekend. overnight, president trump back at home. hundreds of protesters lining the streets around trump tower, greeting him with boos and jeers. the uproar over president trump's response to charlottesville, not going away, despite delivering much sharper comments on monday, following
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intense pressure. >> racism is evil. and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs. including the kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as americans. >> reporter: pressed to explain why he didn't immediately call out those hate groups over the weekend. >> they've been condemned. they have been condemned. >> reporter: it was his initial response that sparked a widespread backlash. >> hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides. on many sides. >> this is not the first time mr. trump has been criticized for failing to repudiate white supremacists, many who openly support him. asking during the campaign to rebuke the support of former ku klux klan leader david duke mr. trump repeatedly deflected. >> i don't know anything about david duke, okay. i don't know what you're talking about white supremacy and white supremacists.
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>> reporter: while he said he condemned duke, there's other questionable moments since his election. including waiting nearly a week to speak out against an uptick in racially charged incidents by some of his supporters. >> they're harassing latinos, muslims. >> i'm so saddened to hear that. and i say stop it, if it helps. i will say this, and i'll say it right to the cameras. stop it. >> reporter: as for the latest controversy, the consequences are real for the president. the ceos of merck, under armour, and intel, announcing they're leaving the president's manufacturing council, each citing their company's commitment to diversity and equality. this latest controversy sparking a new round of fingerprinting inside the west wing, and fresh speculation president's controversial top adviser steve bannon could soon be out. overnight former communications chief anthony scaramucci weighing in. >> is he going to be gone in a week? >> that's up to the president. >> what do you think? what does the mooch think?
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>> well if it was up to me he would be gone. >> okay. >> but it's not up to me. >> the president may have given critics fresh fodder this morning, retweeting an image of a trump train crashing into a person with a cnn logo. a white house official tells nbc news this morning it was inadvertently posted and as soon as it was noticed it was immediately deleted. >> all right, kristen welker up the street from us. thank you very much. >> now as for the suspect in the deadly car attack, he remains behind bars this morning after that initial court appearance and in the heated aftermath of the violence a new movement against racism is under way. nbc's tom costello is in charlottesville with that part of the story. tom, good morning. >> matt, good morning. this is where 32-year-old hepter heyer died on saturday. we have seen decades of white nationalists, white supremacists type of violence in this country. the lynchings in the south, the oklahoma city bombing, of course, the mass murder in charleston. with charlottesville we're seeing a very public backlash against racial hatred and
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violence. in north carolina, anger reaching a boiling point overnight as anti-hate demonstrators took to the streets. tearing down this confederate monument. it was another statue of confederate general robert e. lee that was at the heart of the weekend violence in charlottesville. on monday, the man accused of ramming his car into a crowd at that rally, appeared in court. 20-year-old james alex fields says he understands the charges against him. second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and hit and run. according to police records, he has had previous run-ins with the law. >> i don't really understand. >> reporter: accused of threatening his mother, samantha bloom, with a knife back in 2011 when he was just 14. fields is now charged with killing 32-year-old heather heyer, who was protesting the white supremacists gathered in charlottesville. her grieving father now speaking out.
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>> proud of her for standing up. she had more courage than i did. >> reporter: among the 19 people injured in the crash, natalie romero, on rotc student at uva who trasuffered a fractured sku. her mother in texas. >> we need to be strong. and these kind of crimes has to stop. >> reporter: james alex fields, now being held without bond. and this photo of him standing among white nationalists going viral. online people across the country have been banding together. exposing people who attended the white nationalist rally. making sure their neighbors, employers and schools all know about their names and affiliations. university of nevada reno student was one of the protesters who was named and shamed. he says he received death threats and calls to be expelled. >> you can call me nazi and hate my ideology but i wouldn't threaten anyone. >> reporter: his university under pressure releasing a statement saying in part we
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remain firm in our commitment in denouncing all forms of bigotry and racism. cole white resigned from his job as a cook at top dog restaurant in berkeley, california, after he was identified on twitter. his former employer posting this letter on the front door saying white no longer works at top dog. social media sites have been cracking down on neo-nazi and white supremacists groups saying that they will no longer host them. we've seen godaddy and google both making that announcement. in addition facebook says it's trying to crack down on any site, anybody who posts glorifying the events on saturday. guys, back to you. >> all right, tom, thank you very much. >> turning to nbc's justice correspondent pete williams who has more on the response to this violence in charlottesville. peter as we say good morning, we know the suspect here is facing state charges, second degree murder, among them. but what would the federal government charges be? what are they looking into? >> they are looking at just the fatal attack with the car on saturday.
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that's the focus of the civil rights investigation. and the question is did that violate civil rights laws that forbid interfering with a federally protected activity. that's what the law says in this case it would be the counterdemonstration. and if they do bring that charge, it could carry the death penalty, savannah. >> what happened in charlottesville will generate a lot of outrage and discussion, and it should. but take us behind the headlines. what are the people who look into these types of groups saying about their strength right now? are they growing? are there more of them? are more people following them either in the streets or online? what can you tell us? >> not so much a growth in the number of groups, but yes, in the number of followers. they say there are two factors at work here. something of a surge in hate group numbers in response to the nationwide efforts to remove or rename the symbols of the confederacy. as you've noted many cities have done this after the pictures surfaced of dylann roof with the confederate flag after he killed nine people at that church in south carolina. and the second thing civil rights advocates say is that
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these groups feel emboldened by some of donald trump's campaign rhetoric, to sort of come out of the shadows believing their message is no longer taboo. >> how much does the federal enforcement authority, the fbi, monitor and look at these groups, keeping in mind a lot of it is protected first amendment speech and activity? >> that's the trick, the fbi and to some extent local police do pay close attention to these groups and they're out there on the internet all the time. on hate sites. they're in rallies. but threats or actual plots are a different matter. last year, more than half of the domestic terror attacks in the u.s. were caused by race-based hate groups, minority groups and police were most often the targets. >> all right. pete williams good perspective this morning. thank you. >> thank you, pete. there's a lot more to get to this morning, including breaking news overnight, in the north korea crisis, after reviewing his military's plans to attack the u.s. territory of guam, kim jong-un now says he'll wait and watch, before deciding to launch. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has more on this. andrea, good morning to you.
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>> reporter: good morning, matt. i've been talking to officials overnight. and they are discounting those reports. that kim jong-un has blinked, if you will, after a government statement promising to back off his threat to guam if the u.s. pulse back its military forces. u.s. officials say that is a false hope of a speedy diplomatic way out of this crisis. kim jong-un, north korea says, reviewing plans from his generals for a missile launch toward the u.s. territory of guam. a smiling kim saying he will make a decision about his threat to guam, if the yankees persist. and repeating his demand that is a nonstarter with the u.s., that it cancel upcoming joint military exercises with south korea. at the pentagon, defense secretary mattis warning, if they fire at guam, it's the same as if firing at the united states. >> if they fire at the united states, it could escalate into war very quickly. yes, that's called war. if they do that, then it's game on. >> and if they do fire a missile
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at guam? >> we'll take it out. >> reporter: this as the chairman of the joint chiefs in beijing, on a four-day tour of the region. earlier in south korea, pressing china to cut its economic lifeline to north korea. >> it's going to require china not only to do what they did at the united nations security council, which was to vote for sanctions, but to enforce those sanctions. >> reporter: critics say trump is undercutting the outreach to china by launching an investigation monday into china's unfair trade practices. >> this is just the beginning. i want to tell you that. this is just the beginning. >> experts say that the president is choosing a bad time to deliver on a campaign promise to punish china over trade, when he needs china to help find a diplomatic way out of this escalating crisis with kim jong-un. this, u.s. satellites are again spieg a mobile missile launcher for a medium range missile, not a long range missile, one that if fired would not reach all the way to guam. savannah? >> complicated.
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andrea, thank you very much. >> also breaking overnight, a tragic story from overseas. rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far after a mudslide in the outskirts of sierra leone's capital of freetown. a mountainside collapsed on monday. some of the deadliest natural disasters in africa in recent years. the president is urging residents in that area to evacuate immediately so military personnel and other rescue workers can keep searching for survivors. history was made at west point on monday. simone askew is the first black woman to lead the long gray line at the u.s. military academy. she was name first captain at west point, which is the top leadership role for cadets. as first captain sheetz responsible for the overall performance of the core of cadets. askew calls the honor humbling and exciting. court case we've been following. taylor swift speaking out after a jury in denver ruled that a former radio deejay did in fact
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touch her inappropriately during a 2013 meet and greet. nbc's joe fryer has been covering this trial from the start. he's at the courthouse -- or he's in l.a. good morning. >> good morning. it was a clean sweep for taylor swift in court on monday. the pop superstar mouthing thank you to members of the jury, after they unanimously said she was assaulted by that former radio host. deliberations taking just four hours. this morning, taylor swift is vowing to turn her courtroom win into something bigger. writing in a statement, my hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. therefore i will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves. the jury in the pop star's high-profile groping trial against a former radio host decided in her favor monday, awarding her a single symbolic dollar. >> it is of immeasurable value in this evergoing fight for us to figure out where the lines are, and what's right and what's
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wrong and tolerance and whose body is whose. >> reporter: the case hinged on this 2013 photo in which swift says david mueller groped her under her skirt. the picture published last year by tmz was repeatedly shown to jurors. swift never reported the allegation to police. but her rep told mueller's station, kygo. two days later, he was fired. mueller filed a suit against swift and her team saying they cost him his career. swift later countersued for assault and battery. last week in court the singer testified, this is a photo of him with his hand up my skirt. you can ask me a million questions, i'm never going to say anything different. mueller maintained he never groped swift or reached under her skirt. instead saying his closed hand touched her rib cage where they were jostling for position. the pop star responding strongly on the stand, i'm not going to let you or your client make me feel in any way that this is my fault, because it isn't. swift's fans stood by her over
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the six-day trial, even using post-it notes to display lyrics from her hit songs on nearby windows. >> she looked so relieved and happy that it was over. >> she's a really good role model. >> to have her standing up for women around the world is really gool. and empowering. >> as for mueller's lawsuit, swift was dropped as a defendant by the judge on friday. then the jury found her mother and her radio promotions rep had not interfered with his contract getting him fired. an attorney for mueller said he's disappointed for his client but respects the jury's decision. back to you guys. >> joe fryer. so ends that saga. thank you. >> mr. roker joins us now with a look at the weather. >> that's right. things starting to heat up in the tropicing. we now have hurricane gert we're watching currently forming, the good news is, it doesn't look like it's going to affect land directly. right now, 450 miles west of bermuda, 75-mile-per-hour winds. moving to the north at 12 miles per hour. threads the needle between the coast of -- of america, and
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bermuda, so the only effects we may see are basically some rip currents from jacksonville, even all the way up into new england, and there's a chance for some tropical storm force winds right around bermuda. and we're watching this, tropical disturbance, invest -- 91l in the next five days we may see development and we'll be watching this one closely as we are now starting to get into the heart of the tropical storm season. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. state farm is here to help. giving us all the chance to simply sit down and learn. visit or talk to an agent.
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good tuesday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we are seeing some mostly cloudy skies for much of the bay area. a look outside in the tri-valley from pleasanton 60 degrees. low clouds and fog in san francisco and 54 degrees now in the north bay. high temperatures in san francisco will reach 64 degrees. we'll stay in the 60s throughout the week while the inland areas will go from the mid-70s today to more sunshine and warmer temperatures by the end of this workweek. >> and that is your latest weather. >> invest 91l. >> morticia i love when you talk weather. >> i didn't understand most of what you said. >> neither did i. >> scott peterson breaking his silence from death row. why he claims innocence to his friends and family. everything you get ready to know as you get ready for that historic total eclipse. first, this is "today" on nbc. e.
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the united states postal service. priority: you ♪ a very good tuesday morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a few hours from now an oakland couple will have their final moments in the united states before being deported to mexico. maria mendoza sanchez came to the u.s. illegally with her husband and daughter more than 20 years ago. they fought for legalization but kept getting denied. and as a result she will be force d to say good-bye to her daughter at sfo. if deported as expect maria will not be allowed to return for ten years. check the forecast right now with kari. a cooler start to our day. we do have a cooler start, also some foggy conditions as we get a live look outside in san francisco. we may have the drizzle for
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longer while skies will slowly clear over san jose and our temperatures will be nice and cool for this afternoon. cooler than normal reaching the mid-70s. the east bay will have upper 70s, even lower 80s for concord and antioch. oakland today up to 67 degrees and 69 in san mateo. 64 degrees on the embarcadero and novato a high of 79 degrees. let's get an update on the commute with mike. kari, we had yet another issue going on the tremont line recovering from an earlier delay ktrack maintenance causing a small delay there, again, under ten minutes. a smooth drive through fremont as well as the rest of the bay. things are moving well. slow through hayward and here are your northbound routes through silicon valley. 85 northbound. a new fender-bender looks like everything is on the shoulder. we'll track that for you as well. >> thank you very much. another local news update in half an hour.
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we're back, now, 7:30 on a tuesday morning. it's the 15th day of august, 2017. a lot of people working hard downstairs. and a lot of nice people outside. we're going to get to them in a couple minutes. >> a lot going on. let's goat to today's headlines. the president spent the night in trump tower for the first time since his inauguration. his arrival was met by demonstrat demonstrators, some that were specifically were shaming him for not mentioning the violence groups. kim jong-un has been said to be planning launching missiles near guam. and they called on the u.s.
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cancel upcoming missile exercises with south korea. and a female stunt driver died in a crash on the set of "dead pool 2." ryan reynolds released a statement on twitter saying the crew is heartbroken, shocked and devastated. also this morning, we are hearing from one of the nation's most notorious death row inmates, scott peterson, who was convicted of killing his wife, laci, and unborn child. >> reporter: scott peterson is sitting on death row in san quentin. and that's where he made a phone call. it happened in june. and it's now coming up in a six-part series. and peterson covers a lot of xwru ground, including his reaction to the jury's convict.
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nearly 15 years after he was convicted of killing his pregnant wife, laz laci, and un son. scott peterson breaking his silence, fetelling how he felt when the verdict was announced. >> i threw the chair i was sitting in. my vision was blurry. >> reporter: the statements are fetchered in a six-episode dock you series. it's the first time in more than a decade that peterson has sp e spoken publicly about the 2002 murders. speaking from san quentin's death row, peterson, proclaiming his innocence, saying he was blind sided by the decision. >> i was stoaggered by it. i had no idea it was coming. >> reporter: the disappearance of laci peterson, created a
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media frenzy, along with a murder trial that gripped the nation. >> they wanted a bad guy in this case. >> reporter: laci vanished on christmas eve 2002. four months later, her body washed up on the shores of san francisco bay, a mile from where her baby was found a day before. scott peterson became the prime witness. while there was no evidence tying peterson to his wife's death, the jury didn't buy it. >> reporter: scott peterson was sentenced to die by lethal injecti injection. he is continuing to maintain his innocence, claiming investigators didn't look for other suspects. >> i was the last one to see laci that day. there's so many witnesses who saw her walk in the neighborhood after i left. the police failed to find my family. >> producers of that series say
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this isn't a relitigation of the case. rather, they wanted to look back at a case that captivated so many people all around the ku country, guys. >> morgan, we appreciate that very much. mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> i'm going to walk back over here. >> that was dramatic. >> we try. everybody is into -- i hope you're into this eclipse. it's going to be kind of cool. we're looking at the places it could be at risk for totality. 10:00 a.m. mountain tans. madras, oregon, you could be look at haze and smoke. boise looks good. we have clouds through north plat. st. joseph, possible clouds and showers. we make our way into poarts of nashville, tennessee. colombia, south carolina, a chance for storms and right along charleston. a little bit of a hole there.
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you have some clouds and could be some problems. safety issues, you want to make sure you don't look at the sun without protection. especially the glasses, you have to make sure they're certified. looking through your phone, you don't want to do it through your eclipse forecast is within view for san francisco as well. we're starting out with clouds and fog, temperatures in the lower 60s on monday and we're going to be there today. as we start out with a look at the inland area for today a high of 77 degrees with some clearing by this afternoon. we will have some warmer air in the forecast that will feel more like summer by friday and then cooling down for the early part of next week. >> and you can get your eclipse forecast anytime you need it on the weather channel on cable. >> all right, al. thank you so much.
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♪ tuesday morning. getting you ready for the can't-miss event of the year, next monday's total solar eclipse. the first time in the u.s. since 1979, the first that will stretch from sea to shining sea in 99 years. what's going to happen and how can you get the best look at it? mike masanino, the first person to tweet from space. the host of science channel's "great american eclipse." how did you fit in the space shuttle? you're a big dude, man? >> when it came time for my physical, i crouched down. >> eclipse 101. what is going to happen here? >> we're going to see a real cosmic event. in space, i was able to see the earth and look at the stars and the moon and the sun and have this experience. realize we're part of a cosmic ballet. we're going to get to see that
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proof here on earth. the sun is here, you can see it on the left. the moon orbits around us. when a total eclipse happens every year and a half, everything lines up perfectly. the moon between and the sun casts a shadow. >> you hear people talk about this all the time, saying they're going to have their phones held up. experience the moment. that's why guys like you are so excited. >> just enjoy it and let the professionals take the video. you can watch it later. you can watch it on television later. >> what we're seeing is the path diagonally across the united states. we call it the path of totality. >> it's only coming across the united states. and in that region, that path, that's where the moon will perfectly block out the sun. the scientists will be able to study the sun. the bright sun will be blocked
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out. >> very lucky people right in there. >> it will be like nighttime. birds will start tweeting, owls, crickets. >> dogs and cats will play together. >> i'm not sure about that. listen for the birds. >> let's talk about the path of totality. our new favorite thing to say. let's look closer. what will you see? >> the eclipse itself when it gets in totality will start over the specific. when it hits land, will it in oregon, travel across the united states, and go back out to the ocean on the atlantic side after it comes over south carolina. and when you're in that path of totality, it will get dark. it will be just like night. >> really? >> it will be like a hole in the sky. we need good weather, al. it will be like a hole in the sky. the sun will be blocked and you'll see a ring of fire around the moon. >> what's so special about carbon dale, illinois. >> carbondale, illinois, is the winner as to who gets to look at
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this the longest. >> but 2:40. >> there's other places that are lake 2:39. but the exact -- if you had a stopwatch, carbondale, illinois, wins to get a totally blocked so sun. >> how long do you have to see? >> about 2 1/2 minutes in totality. it will be like an afternoon event. a couple hours when it starts to eat away at the sun. when it covers it totally, that takes a while. >> that's the whole day. thank you, mike. so exciting. you can see more from mike on science channel's "great american eclipse" next monday night." . >> i have more on the event. if you're not in the path of totality. get in the car and drive. traffic will be busy. get going early if you want to get to carbondale, illinois.
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we need you to pack the special eclipse glasses. make sure they're certify. otherwise, you can have serious damage to your eyes. if you feel like hopping into the car, no worries. if you don't feel like that, you can watch it live on nbc and obviously, if you are going to take pictures, matt lauer, some people like to have photo proof with it, here's what you do with your smartphone. you have to put the glasses over the lens because you can burn your phone out. do not zoom? . do not use a flash. and do not use auto focus. okay? they also say if you want a crisp image, you can attach a telephoto lens to a tripod. this baby is flying fast, like at mach 2. nbc will have special coverage all day long, starting with al
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♪ welcome back, everybody. dylan is in the orange room for carson, talking about one of matt's favorite things. he loves this. >> i live for emojis. >> oh, yeah. >> don't we all? we have received this smiley face in an e-mail. we probably sent it ourselves. but according to a new study in "the journal of social logical science", researchers have determined that it makes the sender seem less competent and discourages people from responding with detailed information. one of the study's author says, in formal business letters, a smiley is not a smile.
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social business users are weighing in. when i'm at work, i feel i need to add a smiley face to make sure they don't think i'm ann annoyed. are smiley faces appropriate in the work e-mail. 54% of you say yes. and 46% of you say no. some might think twice today before you put that in your work e-mail. what do you think? >> send the smiley face. >> exclamation points. >> if i were going to put a smiley face in a work e-mail, it's because lionel richie is here. i just looked and i thought, smiley face. and exclamation point. >> lionel's coming up, of coursel coursely. but a man recovers a painting that was worth $37
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good tuesday morning. it's 7:56 and a cloudy and foggy start around the bay area as we get a live look at the golden gate bridge. it will be drizzling for a little while. seeing mostly cloudy skies in fremont it's 61 with a breezy wind. high temperatures today in san jose had reach up to 75 degrees. 81 in antioch. napa today expecting a high of 79. oakland will be at 67. san francisco again in the mid-60s, and will hold steady there as we go through the week. inland areas will have much more of a change in those temperatures. upper 70s today. up to 90 friday. cooler temperatures for the end of the weekend into early next week. an update on the commute now from mike. this tuesday traffic flow is great. tuesday tends to see a heavier volume of traffic. we'll see that in the fall. westbound 84, dumbarton does
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pick up the volume. northbound 85 an earlier crash looks like it may have cleared. you see the speed sensors recovering and a live look past the oakland coliseum shows you there's some haze and slowing from 66 up to high street. earlier debris looks like it cleared from the nimitz freeway. the metering lights are on. happening now the fda reviewing new technology. a new way to test cosmetics and drugs. stock market looking better today as north korea has eased its rhetoric about its nuclear missile program. the dow and nasdaq gaining on the start of trade and new economic data shows retail sales and imports both rose less than a percent last month. you can check out for the latest news. we'll update you in half an hour with all of your traffic and weather.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, protests and politics. >> shame, shame, shame. >> demonstrators take to the streets outside trump tower to send a message to the president, just hours after he denounces the hate groups behind the deadly attacks in charlottesville. >> racism is evil. and those who cause violence in its name, are criminals and thugs, including the kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups. >> this, as protests spread to cities across the nation, including durham, where anti-racism ralliers topple a century-old confederate statue. we're live with the latest. plus a remarkable journey back home.
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natalie brings us the story of a world war ii vet fulfilling a promise seven decades in the making, bringing families from opposite sides of the war and the world together for an emotional reunion. ♪ all night long all morning long, the one and only lionel richie stops by our studio. today, tuesday, august 15th, 2017. >> it's tuesday. and we're going to have a dance-off. is hawaii in the house? north carolina? where is iowa? north carolina in the house? ♪ you're here for a special occasion. it's your anniversary. what's your husband? >> sleeping in. >> aspen's mom. aspen's bff. aspen's grandmas. and who do we have here? >> aspen.
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>> iowa takes on nyc. ♪ good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." so nice to have you with us on a tuesday morning. not just any tuesday morning. >> that's right. you may have seen a little quick shot in that montage of olivia, who is the person who is doing such a great job with our friend charlie. and it's olivia's birthday today. >> happy birthday. >> so happy birthday. or as charlie would say, woof-woof. >> let's get right to your news at 8:00. lots going on. no letup on the outrage unleashed by violence in virginia. president trump's response to it as well. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in charlottesville, virginia, with the very latest this morning. gabe, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. as the city mourns its victims, 32-year-old heather heyer and the two state troopers, president trump spent his first night at trump tower since the inauguration. he ran into protests after taking a tougher stance condemning white supremacists but critics say it was too
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little, too late. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> reporter: more protests across the country overnight from outside trump tower in new york city. to a courthouse in durham, north carolina where demonstrators toppled a confederate statue. the waves of unrest coming after president trump delivered the message many on both sides of the aisle wanted to hear sooner. >> racism is evil. and those who cause violence in its name, are criminals and thugs, including the kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups. >> reporter: the president explicitly denouncing those groups, after his initial comments on saturday seemed to spread the blame. >> hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides. >> reporter: when the ceo of drug giant america ken frazier quit the president's manufacturing council, as a matter of personal conscience, mr. trump attacked him on
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twitter within minutes. but his more forceful response to charlottesville took two days. that delay sparking outrage and more questions. >> mr. president can you explain why you did not condemn those hate groups by name over the weekend? >> they've been condemned. they have been condemned. >> can we ask you some more questions? >> it doesn't bother me at all. i like real news, not fake news. you're fake news. >> reporter: this morning 20-year-old james alex fields is being held without bail. in court monday he did not enter a plea. the charges including second degree murder. police say fields used his car to mow down a crowd of anti-hate demonstrators in charlottesville, killing 32-year-old heather heyer. >> she was a strong, opinionated woman that was willing to stand up for what she believed in. >> reporter: outside the courthouse, two self-proclaimed white nationalists yelled at police, the media and counterprotesters were to blame for saturday's violence. >> the nationalist community came to charlottesville to defend our heritage, to stand
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for robert e. lee. >> reporter: this, as police, who lost two troopers in a helicopter crash saturday, responded to allegations they didn't do enough to keep the peace. >> absolutely, i have regrets. we lost three lives this weekend. we certainly have regrets. it was a tragic, tragic weekend. >> reporter: virginia governor terry mcauliffe says his office will conduct an expensive review of how permits are granted for these types of rallies. and this is something that police departments and local officials are having to deal with across the country. texas a&m university just canceled a planned white nationalist rally that organizers had planned to hold on 9/11. savannah? >> gabe gutierrez in charlottesville, thank you. >> in the meantime the united states top military officer arrived in beijing this morning to discuss the alarming behavior of china's rogue ally north korea. general joseph dunfor, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, wants china to help reduce
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tensions in that region. on monday north korean leader kim jong-un reviewed plans for his threatened missile launch toward the u.s. territory of guam. kim hinted that he might delay a launch, if the u.s. cancels upcoming joint military exercises with south korea. defense secretary jim mattis warned that if north korea fires at guam, it is, in his words, game on. we have new details this morning about tiger woods' dui arrest in may. a toxicology report says the golf legend had five different drugs in his system. nbc's kerry sanders joins us from west palm beach with more on this. hey, kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hoda. we're learning more about tiger woods, the golfing great, and the cocktail of drugs that were in his system. as you know, it was back in may when we first saw this video, it was dash cam video, as well as body camera video from the jupiter police department. they had come upon tiger woods in his car, sitting in a median, two flat tires. he was partially asleep.
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at times seemingly incoherent. at the time, he revealed he had vicodin and xanax in his system. now, according to an espn report, the toxicology also shows in his system was dill aud id, ambien, and thc. thc is the active ingredient in marijuana. in florida, with a prescription, marijuana is legal. now, tiger woods has released a statement, saying recently, i had been trying on my own to treat my back pain and a sleep disorder, including insomnia. but i realize now, it was a mistake to do this without medical assistance. i am continuing to work with my doctors, and they feel i have made significant progress. it was just last week that tiger woods, with his attorney, entered into a pretrail diversion program for dui. if he completes all of those requirements, he will have his record cleared. hoda? >> all right, kerry sanders in florida, kerry, thank you. an interesting story.
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a painting picked up at an estate sale for a couple hundred dollars turned out to be a masterpiece worth a fortune. and its discovery brings detectives one step closer to solving a mystery that began three decades ago. story. >> reporter: this morning, after missing for 31 years, this priceless work of art is finally home. >> closure for an injustice that happened 30 years ago. >> reporter: the painting, a masterpiece was stolen from the university of arizona museum of art the day after thanksgiving in 1985. it was a classic heist. police believe someone just cut the painting out of its frame, rolled it up, and walked out the door. brian seastone was the detective on the case. three decades ago. >> there was very little evidence. >> there was no surveillance video of the theft. but police came up with sketches of two suspects. the trial eventually went cold. but whenever stolen art was
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found anywhere, seastone, now the chief of the university police department, would ask -- >> is she there? and unfortunately it wasn't the case. >> reporter: fast forward 31 years to silver city, new mexico. antique store owner david van auker picked up what he thought was a nice oil on canvas at an estate sale. >> wow, great cool midcentury painting. >> he tossed the masterpiece into his truck with other finds. >> the painting got kind of thrown in on top last. >> the next day at the store, customers started asking, is that it? then auker did what most would do. he googled it. >> we blew up the picture on our computer screen and we started comparing. it was an exact match. >> reporter: he thought he would keep the painting for himself. he liked it. so he paid $200. >> if i were buying it in the estate for resale, i probably would have paid $100 for it. but since we were going to take it home we pay a little bit more to, you know, to make the offer a little better. >> reporter: its actual value,
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roughly $137 million. today, the long lost woman ochre is back at the university museum, safe and sound. but what happened in between is still a mystery, unsolved. >> boy, if she could talk she'd have a great story. . for "today", jo ling kent. >> how about that? wow. >> does he get any kind of reward or anything? >> i don't know. that's what we're wondering. he knew he did the right thing. it's his own reward. >> he didn't say finders keepers. >> exactly. exactly. >> hoda's got the morning -- although that's kind of a boost. >> all right you know, today was an interesting day. we have lionel richie here. so it got me thinking about what's he famous for? for singing and dancing. on my radio show the other day i was thinking we aren't enough fun as people and when was the last time you slow danced. think about when the last time you slow danced. >> my wedding. >> was it? you did? >> yes. >> say more about that. now we're really getting to something here. >> i think for some of us, we get busy with life. we have a challenge for you tomorrow. go into your kitchen, go into
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your home, get your husband, your boyfriend, your kids, your dog, do a little slow dance. put it on tape, or put it on video, and send it to us at we want to put it on the air tomorrow for our morning boost. because, if you got to dance to a lionel richie song. we're going to air a couple of them tomorrow. we feel like that would be fun -- >> i like that idea. slow dancing only? or can you fast dance? >> you can. but you know how you want to take mike in your arms. >> do like the seventh grade hug dance. >> honey. >> love it. >> you might do a little dancing with lionel. >> it's in the stars, lionel. >> he's coming up in just a little while. >> and we will also get to the bottom of this story. oprah is revealing why she never got married. and the coolest tech gear to get the kids as they go back to school. >> and chef daniel boulud is here with a recipe that's sure to please your picky little eaters. after these messages.
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♪ oreo thins. ♪ a thin twist on the oreo cookie you love. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] it is now 8:14. a good time to trend on a tuesday morning. >> is it my turn? >> it is your turn. >> i'm getting up in your business, people. i have a question. what do you like to wear when you sleep? some people like to wear regular pajamas. i prefer an oversized t-shirt. some sleep in the buff. what do you sleep in? >> t-shirt and boxers. >> t-shirt and granny panties. >> wow. those big underwear. the big -- >> you don't know what granny panties are? >> no. >> savannah guthrie?
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>> p.j.s. oversized p.j.s. >> just underwear. >> what about you? >> i do a t-shirt and underwear. here's the reason i ask. no one is doing it right. >> is there a method behind that madness? >> according to "the new york post" we're all doing it wrong. they say you should be sleeping naked. it can help regulate your temperature to get a better night's sleep. and a better night's sleep can prevent illnesses and diseases and things. the sleep expert says that sleeping naked can help decrease cortis cortisol, increase hormone growth and balance melatonin. why don't you sleep naked? >> i don't like to be naked, in general. it makes me feel naked. >> with kids, it's tough. >> that's why. if you have to get up in the middle of the night, unexpectedly, to grab a sheet or something. >> would you? >> i don't know.
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nothing i've never done. >> here's what our viewers said. we asked twitter, go you sleep in the nude, 66% said no, they don't. >> it is interesting. >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> joel sleeps -- >> how does he sleep? >> he sleeps really well. >> don't try this at home, any other husbands that might be watching. >> joel, my man. >> come on, many now. >> words you wish you could take back. >> joel will have a good day at work. >> really awkward but interesting. >> should we switch? >> no. keep going. >> please. talk about a new song that's climbing the charts. and the reason behind it. take a listen to see why.
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that's it. your volume -- i wanted to see how long i could keep it silent. it's titled "a, a, a, a, a very good song." it's released and in the top 200 songs in the itune charts. it's at 95 because people are buying a silent song that was created to be the first song to play when you plug your phone into your car. so, instead of "ain't that a kick of the head," now, it gives you a chance to go and pick out your playlist. >> i'm happy your face is what it is right now. i don't get this. >> do you ever plug it in? the silence -- >> now, you think the radio is broken. >> it gives you a chance to pull up a playlist. >> it starts alphabetically.
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>> you build a play list. >> when you first plug it into your car. >> not if you put a playlist. >> ain't that a kick in the head pops up for me. >> did you have to pay for that song in. >> it's 99 cents. >> and it comes with a pet rock. let's move on to oprah. opening up about her relationship with steadman graham. the two have been together for more than 30 years. at one point, they did consider getting married but never followed through. oprah opened up why she is glad they never married. we would not have stayed together. his interpretation of what it means to be a husband and what would mean for me to be a wife, would be traditional. and i would not have been able to fit into that. you can read oprah's full interview in "vogue." >> he also sleeps in the nude.
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>> did hoda tell you that? and lawrence akins have welcomed a new addition to the fally. james akins on sunday night. and yesterday, the pair shared on instagram the first daughter willa gray -- >> you're not going to blame this on me. >> bends over to give aid daa a kiss. thomas rhett will be performing in our studio next month. i messed up the name 100 times. >> the good news got through. >> it did. >> the first daughter, willard. you have a chance to give the "daly click." >> alex's dad has an extreme fear of heights. when he attempted to face that fear, she was there to catch it on camera. when they were visiting one of
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ireland's famous forts, he was determined to get a look over the edge. he scooted on his stomach, saying i can't, before scooting on. he worked so hard to take in the view. and this video has been viewed more than 1 million times on youtube. >> i love it. >> good for him. >> if you want to see this entire segment again, go to the museum of broadcasting. >> our emmy submission. mr. roker? >> joel sleeps naked. >> so i heard. oh, man. we're looking at showers and thunderstorms firing up through the dakotas into nebraska, parts of iowa. a slow-moving system. going to develop over the rockies. strong storms overnight tonight, into tomorrow. especially the heaviest rain will be coming across the ohio
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river valley. we'll be looking at a stationary front over the southeast. heavai again, new orleans only to down to one turbine running those pumps so they'll be watching this very, very closely. heavy rain down through louisiana, gulf coast, and the heaviest rain for minneapolis into north plat. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. temperatures in the north bay into the upper 70s this afternoon. it feels a lot like fall around the bay area. our highs reach up 2077 in li r livermore and 75 in san jose, 64 degrees in san francisco, still cloudy and foggy with at times some drizzle. for the rest of the week, temperatures in the 60s, the inland areas will be warming up, 77 today to 90 on friday. >> remember, you can check us out anywhere on "today" show radio, siriusxm 108. we are dancing on the
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ceiling of the studio this morning because the one, the only, lionel richie is here. >> love you so much. four-time grammy winner, touring with mariah carey. as if that didn't enough, he's a special announcement for us. he was watching "trending." you have the floor. >> i don't know what this show has come to. you know. butt-naked in the bed. what is going on here? i mean, nude is the only way to do it. nude is the only way to do it. >> is that the way you sleep? >> of course not. i have grandkids running around. what's wrong with you, pop-pop? are you out of your mind? >> hoda's boyfriend does. >> let's move on. >> how about that? and oprah's interpretation of the marriage thing. what? i saw your face? what? >> we needed you in "trending."
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you would have been a good guest. >> i was in shock. continue. >> we have so much to talk to you about. one of them is a huge honor. the kennedy center is going to honor you. you've had every honor. okay? oscar, check. grammys, check. this is amazing. >> i must tell you. i've been watching this show forever. just, you know, it's a body of work. it's really -- it's not the gramm grammys. not the oscars. it's really the country. it's your country, saying we recognize you as a creator. and just -- when i got the news, i must tell you, it was blindsided me. >> we're so happy for you. there's controversy attached. norman lear was saying he was going to boycott part of the ceremony. gloria estefan says she will go but she wants to discuss immigrati immigration. where do you stand on that stuff? >> i have to play it by ear. i'm not really happy as to
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what's going on right now, with the -- the controversies. and the weekly, daily, hourly. i think i'm going to wait it out and see where it's going to be, by that time. this is going to be in december. we may be in a whole -- >> other world. >> -- other world by that time. i'm going to wait it out. i understand norman's point of view. and i understand where we are as a country right now is going backwards. all we can do is sit here and hold our breaths. stay tuned for that. >> well, speaking of stay tuned, your vegas residency, is going to well. hoda has seen it. and i know you have a great announcement. >> i was famous. and then, she showed up for the interview. and i really got famous. >> everybody wants to see this show. >> starting in december. we start back in vegas in december. that's the announcement. >> you're adding more days.
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>> adding more days. >> right. more people are dying to see this. one of the best things about this show, it is one massive sing-a long. >> you don't mind if we swing. >> it helps me. after this long, i've forgotten most of the lyrics for the second verse. it's so funny. i find myself on stage watching the crowd. the crowd -- once the crowd is on this show. "dancing on the ceiling" or just to be close to you. or easy like sunday morning. there's someone -- what i do now, i shoot the audience. ♪ easy easy like sunday morning ♪ >> oh, that was good. oh. i know you. >> savannah -- >> this is why i love you. >> detail. and detail. what happens is the crowd picks over. and i find myself going, really?
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really? you're going to do that? that's where the excitement is. >> we love you. it's a great i )m ... =vo= tonight you have a chance to weigh in on a new plan that some say may ease the problematic conges in the bay area. samtrans will present it )s j good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. tonight a chns to weigh in on a new plan some say may ease congestion in the bay area. sam trans will present its yearlong story that brings back dumbarton rail. the "mercury news" reports this time around it will be electrified so cal trans connected with ace and capital trains. the first public meeting is tonight at 6:30 at the new city library. e good morning, mike. good morning. i don't think anyone's been quiet how they feel about traffic. we're looking at the issue, crossing the bay, not bay bridge. that has your standard meetering lights on. it's over here, the backup because of an earlier crash at
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canal boulevard slow es your commute until it cleared a few minutes ago ashs smoother drive towards the richardson bay bridge towards san rafael. a wider look at the bay and the south bay has the biggest commute right now, silicon valley starts later. we see no major problems north 101 slows past the airport, sjc, 280 bogs down around 17 but starting to clear up petter now. the crash southbound at 101 university cleared from roadway, recovery into palo alto. back to you. we'll have another local news update coming for you in a-an hour. see you then.
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[ cheers and applause ] it is 8:30 on this tuesday morning. the is15th day of august, 2017. a little thick out here. >> a little soupy. >> humid. rain this morning. seems to have cleared off. we have a nice crowd. you know what that means? >> you know what that means? >> it is time to search our crowd for people. people near and far. they spent a lot of time getting here. these ladies had the longest journey. mother/daughter here. mom and i hiked 30 days on the appalachian trail to get here. is that right? >> it is. >> why was it important to get here?
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>> we love the "today" show. someone hiked for 30 days. >> we carried our house on our back. >> i think we should hike over there and say hi. >> good morning. >> that was so sweet. i can't believe that. >> thank you so much. was it fun? >> yeah. >> it was a challenge. it was fun when we were done. >> congratulations. >> linda and monica. >> it was fun, but we're done. i get it. coming up, jean chatzky's here. she has money lessons to teach your teens. jean has some recommendations. natalie has one of the best stories of the day. about a promise that was made in world war ii, just fulfilled more than 70 years later. if you have picky eaters at home, listen up. we're going to make a meal
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that's secretly fancy. a check of the weather? >> by the way, charlie looking good. ynl why he's happy today? it's olivia's birthday today. i think charlie is baking you a cake. >> is he? >> he's that good. that's how good charlie is. let's show you what's happening as far as your weather's concerned. we're looking at temperatures starting to warm up a bit. for some folks, august has been on the cool side. new york city day, umm erupper . heat and humidity building up down through the south. charleston will feel like 104. 106 in houston. as we move on into the latter part of the week. it forms up, d.c., jacksonville, on into memphis, new orleans. and dallas, as well. that's what's going on around the co that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. also taking a break from summer heat for a little while as you step out the door in the
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trivalley. i want's starting to clear at 61 degrees there, 62 in the peninsula, 60 now in the east bay with san francisco still foggy and 5 5 degrees with high temperatures reaching 64 for the afternoon, 67 for the high in oakland and san jose will be up to 75 degrees. lower 80s for concord and antioch and over the next several days, san francisco keeps those temperatures in the upper 60s. >> don't forget, get that weather anytime you need it. check out our friends on the weather channel on cable. trying to get everybody on in here. savannah? >> al, thank you. day, two of our special series, "kids and money." we focused on the lessons you should teach your little ones. this morning, middle and high school kids. jean chatzky is back with us. yesterday, we said you can start as young as 3. but this is where the action is. middle schoolers and high
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schoolers. >> absolutely. this is where materialism starts to kick in, especially among your teenagers. you got to be careful of this. there's interesting research that comes out of the university of missouri. it says, if you are rewarding your kids with things, or things like grades or you're showing affection for not being there. or you take away phones or video games as punishment, all those lead to more materialism. you want to stay away from that. >> it's giving the wrong message. you want to teach them about money. they have to have some money. and how much do you -- do you give it for chores? >> having money and understanding that money is a limited resource is the best way to go. i'm not a big believer in money for chores. i like allowance for allowance sake. come up with a list of things you have paid for in the past in a you know your kids want that you're no longer going to pay
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for. make them el kate theallocate t resources. there's some research that shows in a kids who get an allowance understand credit is not unlimited, which is a really important lesson in the future. >> you start saying, i'm going to give you an allowance. but you have to pay for x, y and z. the question is how much? >> this is a national survey that's ongoing from you start with $9, $10, per week. it goes up from there. by the time the kids are driving and paying for gas, the numbers get bigger. if you think about, what am i going to put on that list? school lunches, extra school supplies. >> middle school. >> there's a bake sale. pay for it yourself. video games and entertainment. but let the list that you come up with, drive the amount that
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you're going to give your kids. if they're driving and you expect them to fill up the car, you have to give them more money. you can allow them to >> are you a fan of giving cashs or credit card or debit card? >> cash for middle school. once your kids are in high school, you can set up linked accounts with your bank account. and give them an electronic allowance, so they learn to manage. they will get on venmo. you can watch what's happening. you schedule the transfers accordingly. there's other lessons that you can factor into things. even like your back-to-school shopping. you make a list. you look at what you got at home first. >> key thing about the bank account. you put the money on, do not get the overdraft protection. >> absolutely not. it is much better to allow your kids to go to a checkout and
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find they don't have the money for something. it's a little embarrassing. they'll do it one time. they'll never do it again. >> otherwise, you get a $35 fee or something. >> and it's chronic. people who overdraw do it again and again. >> jean, thank you so much. we're going to tackle money matters for the college age set tomorrow. still ahead, an emotional promise made more than 70 years ago coming full-circle. natalie has an incredible story for us. first, this is "today" on nbc. natalie has an incredible story for us. first, this is "toy" on nbc.da this is the new comfort food.
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we're back we're back with a beautiful story, a remarkable reunion seven decades in the making. natalie is in los angeles with that story. hey, natalie. >> reporter: back in 1944, when an american combat marine ended up with a family heirloom belonging to a japanese soldier. and it's come full circle for that marine's journey to give it
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back. a moment of healing for a grieving family. more than 70 years after battling the japanese army in world war ii, marine veteran marvin strombo returned a flag he found on the body of a japanese soldier to grateful relatives. >> i made a promise that i would return it to the family. >> reporter: now 93, strombo fought in the south pacific. >> some wanted to be in the first ones in. and just about gave our lives for it. >> reporter: the memories of the painful days, still fresh in his mind. >> he was ahead of me. and he turned around and started shooting. and there was five japanese warriors there.
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ambushing. but we got by that. >> reporter: shortly after that close call, strombo came across the body of a dead japanese soldier. inside his uniform, a white japanese flag. >> he had it tucked into his coat. i barely saw it. i knew it was sacred to him, it was special. but then, i realized that if i didn't, somebody else would. and it might be lost forever. so, i reached over and took it. and i kind of made a promise that i would return it. >> reporter: through a nonprofit group that works to bring american and japanese veterans together, he learned the man's name. and he learned that the flag he carried off to war had been signed by 180 members of his village, including more than 40
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members of his family. seven of those villagers are still alive, including his brother and two sisters. his family never knew the circumstances of his death until strombo made the 10,000-mile trip across the ocean. to bring his story and treasured flag back home. >> i never owned a flag. i'm glad i got it back to you finally. it's been a long time. >> reporter: for strombo, it feels like destiny, a promise he made seven decades ago, finally fulfilled. >> and the younger brother said, today, of the emotional event, it's like the war has finally ended and my brother has come out of limbo. the oban society, the group that brought these former enemies together, say they get thousands and thousands of people,
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veterans who have returned the spoils of war back to japan that call them yearly but never get the chance to do that. >> that's a wonderful story. coming up next, back-to-school tech, to deal with everything from homework to lunch. first, this is "today" on nbc. io ♪ hey, is this our turn? honey...our turn? yeah, we go left right here. (woman vo) great adventures are still out there. we'll find them in our subaru outback. (avo) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. get 0% apr financing for 63 months on all new 2017 subaru outback models. now through august 31.
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this morning on back-to-school today, some gadgets to make your kids' lives and your life easier in the process mario has must-haves for every age. >> good morning. >> you have great ideas. what is osmo? >> an award-winning, created by google engineers. teaching your kids how to do coding and music and programming.
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taking math and making it fun. on the ipad, you have cubes that are tactile that you have. and i'm going to make the guy move. >> it plugs into the ipad. >> it plugs in. you hit play. you see the monster here start to move. what that's teaching them are the steps of programming and code. >> it comes as a kit? >> 19 different coding blocks. all things you can do with that. >> this is amazing. lunchboxes have come a long way from when i carried one for school. >> it has two temperature zones. what you have is the ability to have cold fruits and vegetables. and insulated thermos for hot foods. >> you put the apple sauce in the wrong temperature zone. interactive globe? >> not just any interactive globe. oregon smartglobe has been doing this for a long time.
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it can teach you history and facts across the world. 4,000-plus facts. you can take the pen and touch india and it will start to tell you all the history, the music, the songs, the flag, the capital. >> you got a couple of different headphones on the list. >> the buddy phones are really great because parents are worried about volume. volume-limiting headphones. >> they can only go up a certain decibel level. >> great for the young kids. the older kids, what's trendy is wearing the headphones. i'm wearing a set of the wraps is what they're called. simple name, called wraps. they come in different colors and styles. the idea is you can carry it on your wrist. >> that's a smart idea. a couple of different laptops
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that are great for younger and older. >> starting at $179, matt. we used to do the segments when $500 was the least expensive. these are chrome books by acor. acor has a line of chrome books, that look to do things that are different. this is a convertible acer. you can use it with four different display modes. >> touchscreen. >> complete touchscreen. boots up like that. >> they are pretty durable. >> they can drop from a desk down to the floor and withstand that. acer has chromebooks that are excellent. >> got to keep the morning hot chocolate warm. >> this is a usb warmer. they've said, you have to have the long nights at college or long nights studying, you have to hook it up to your laptop and
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keep that coffee warm. >> we've sat down to write that essay and we've come up blank. >> this is called essay dog. they know how to write a story. short videos. four steps. if you get through four simple steps, by answering questions that are in preformatted boxes. >> helps you jump-start the process. >> you have your essay. it's done. >> it's still your work. they're not giving you the essay. they're giving you a way to spur your imagination. >> finally, amazon. >> a student membership. a lot of people don't know this. you get a six-month trial with that. free two-day shipping. amazon music. college kids that are away, that need stuff shipped to them, amazon prime is a great opportunity for them. >> good you got it all in. if you think this segment is kid
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kid-approved. if you're stumped for dinners your families can eat. daniel has great ideas. to prove it, we have four children with us. they're ready to judge and taste today's meal. and give it the thumbs up for daniel or the thumbs down. they are wyatt cooks, gavin collucci, is a carnivore. and kayla will also try anything. and mia is 9. a picky eater. trying new food makes her nervous. our judges start tasting, let's get cooking. fish sticks. but you're throwing some vegetables in there. >> a very unusual fish stick. i'm doing a pea puree. i put the pea into the milk.
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a cup of milk, two cups of peas. >> and for us, these are local peas. >> freshly shelled peas, like that. those peas are from the hudson valley. then, the peas get cooked tender. and then, blend like this. that will be used into the plate with the carrots. the carrots, cooked with orange juice. >> why do you do that? >> a fruitiness to it. and a little bit of -- break off a little sweetness. it's fruity. and it's healthy to put vitamins together. >> does that caramelize as you cook it? >> absolutely. you can put a little orange zest inside. it gives a little more orange flavor to that. so, the carrots get braised slowly, very tender. i have flounder. flounder from long island.
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carrots from new jersey. peas, from here. >> all local. >> and the fish, the good thing with flounder or sole or any flat fish, is there's no bones. they get cut like this. i have a little bit of rice flour. it's gluten-free. a little bit of eggs here. >> what are those? >> this these are rice flakes. you can buy that in the market, where it's dry rice flakes. >> you only did one side of that. how come? >> it's not thick enough to do two sides. it works better if one side is crispy and the other is made like this. >> throw it in the pan with the rice flakes side down. >> and cook it mostly on the rice flake. it gets nice and crispy like that. and that's kind of delicate. >> that should take only a couple of minutes. >> exactly. that's quick. that's the advantage of this kind of fish.
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it's fresh and quick. on the plate after, i have my pea puree here. maybe we put a little here like that. of course, when you cook for kids, it's important not to mix the food too much. so, bring it in. i would rather keep things a little separated. >> okay. you're going to plate those fish sticks right in the middle of that. as you do that, let me ask our tasters. guys? thumbs up or thumbs down for the fish sticks? for the fish sticks. up? up? not so much. not so much. why don't you like those? >> i'm going to give you -- no. >> thumbs up for the bacon. how about for the peas and carrots? are they tasty? 2-2. you got to make up your minds. >> i like the bacon.
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after all this, they want the bacon. >> bacon for everybody. >> daniel, thank you very much. we're back after local news. i )m ... ==topvo== today -- an oakland nurse and her husband will say goodbye to their daughters as they are forced to return to good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. today an oakland nurse and her husband will say good-bye to their daughters as they're fosed to return to mexico. this after a 15-year fight for citizenship. maria mendoza sanchez and her husband will fly to mexico city. they've been in the u.s. for 23 years and have three children here. activists and co-workers rallied for mendoza sanchez yesterday at highland hospital where she
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worked. she spoke to to us about how hard it is to believe. >> i don't want to think about it. i know it's going to be very difficult, so i have some of my friends i want to be there for them. >> her son, age 12, is going to mexico for two years but plans to come back for high school. her special-needs daughter will stay legally here in the united states. another daughter is close to graduating from uc, santa cruz, with a degree in biology. happening in san jose ark news conference society to begin in five minutes, the santa clara county board of supervisors will recognize the fifth anniversary of the dhaka program, the program that protects immigrant who is arrived in the u.s. as children from deportation. they'll vote later in the morning to affirm the commitment to upholding that program. more news in a half an hour.
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this morning on "today's take," oprah getting personal. revealing her seven aha moments everyone should live by. and find out why working out only on the weekends could be better for your health. and schoocool back-to-schoo fashion that send your kid to the head of the class. see what we just did? coming up right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey. it's tuesday morning. august 15th, 2017. there's an order. you're listening to "move your body." >> i don't think she meant it to be that mean. >> no? >> finger-pointing. i thought it was more happy. like, dance. >> move your body. >> still a little too
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aggressive. welcome back. >> thank you. >> we see al every 17 days. >> hold on a sec. you've been off a little bit. you've been off a little bit. >> sheinelle's not off that much. and i'm here if you're off. >> there you go. i've been here when you haven't been. >> really? hmm. >> yeah. >> we mean that as a compliment. >> you don't want me. >> you two have been fighting all morning. >> like we're married. >> it's all love. >> i guess you are my tv wife. >> what does that leave me then? >> then, it gets weird. >> al and the girls. >> like "sister wives." >> the annoying sister. can we talk about your bon voyage dinner you had. >> leila is getting ready to go to college. we had friends and family up. had nice, fun little courtney cooked. she went crazy. made soft shell crab and buns.
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she made the countries. >> i love them. >> they're really good. >> bao buns. >> they're like a squishy, soft bun, with delicious meats inside. >> or pork or veggies. >> it was an asian-themmed dinner. >> yes. we had a good time. pepper, i -- you know, we live -- >> the dog. >> our dog, decided -- she wanted to go on a boat ride. >> she wanted to go on a boat ride. so, we went on a boat ride. she has a little -- got this inflatable boat. >> is this for -- >> here's what i'm confused about. just the physics behind this picture. going one way but her hair is blowing the other way. >> i don't know. it's going -- we're going forward. and the hair is -- >> her hair is going way from her face. >> probably. hold on. >> watch.
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this is leaning forward. >> it's kind of blowing around. >> that is awesome. >> that's so cool. >> she just started it off. >> you're her photographer. >> she's so beautiful. >> that's a frameable picture. >> she's a good girl. >> that's so sweet. she gets to go on jet skis by herself. >> that's right. >> she hot-wired the boat. we're going to go to food. i made avocado post. >> here's the thing with avocado toast. >> that's a full avocado. >> where is the extra avocado? >> why aren't we -- >> that comes up with intention. >> put a little shopping bag and olive oil. and red pepper flakes. and we have bread. bread here. and the coffee. >> i was going to get oatmeal and put it in a cup. >> you went all-out for dinner. >> okay. let me tell you about my
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favorite meal. now that the kids aren't here. my husband said, i'm ready for the kids to get back. he goes, i'm hungry. i'm not cooking. the kids are gone for 15 days. that's 15 days -- >> he can cook. >> exactly. to eat whatever i want. one of my favorite meals. >> this is a delicacy. pearl couscous, with red pepper. black beans. >> what restaurant did you get that from? >> cvs. >> the drugstore. >> i automatically got in line. and this lady said, oh, no. when you turn the bin, there's that area with the celly sticks. >> what cvs are you shopping at? >> it he's like a walgreens or duane reed. >> i know what a drugstore is. >> a lot of people don't have cvs. we didn't have them in wichita.
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it is the best meal ever. sometimes they sell out. >> when i think of buying food, i go to a place where people are going in that are sick. next, i'm going to go to an emergency room and go to the cafeteria. >> i'm right there with you. >> low standards? i love how she tried to defend me by saying low standards. this is what we're going to do. i'm going to go to cvs and get some of the couscous, that is so good. you get some fancy kind and we'll put it on a plate. we're going to have a taste test. >> that would be fun. i guarantee you -- >> cvs is a lovely drugstore. >> it's only 140 calories. >> i'm not eating food from cvs. >> good for you. good for you. >> you won't even try it. >> no. >> i will try something you want me to try. >> no, i won't. all right. so -- >> you missed it.
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we were at a wedding the other day. and she had a little one too many drinks. and she let me drink from her drink. >> it was one or two glasses -- >> did you drink out of the same glass? >> i did. >> and lived to tell about it. >> wow. >> do you realize what just happened? >> i said, can i taste that? it was a fun, fancy drink. and i said, can i taste that? she said, sure, here you go. wait. >> are you sure? >> i was like, girl. >> how many drinks had you had? >> not even. >> like a glass of wine. >> just a moscato. >> that's all it takes. >> can we get back? >> i'm not changing the subject. >> can i bring some for you guys? >> i'm not eating it. >> i'm not here tomorrow. >> what is the chunky couscous -- >> it didn't start out as chucky. >> israeli? is there cheese on it? orso on
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delta flight. >> have you flown delta recently? capers with spicy shrimp. >> i like capers. >> pillows of salty deliciousness. >> you're into pillows. >> i'm into pillowy things. >> i had my divine meal from cvs, dylan had a food i had never heard of. >> i made chicken piccata with the capers. nice pan-seared chicken. lemon and white wine. >> for dessert. >> it looks very much like a b cobbler. >> until you see the inside. do we have a picture of it on the fork? we don't have that one. if you were to see it, it's very cakey. >> does it have a topping like a cobbler? >> a crumble on top.
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not like a crisp. there's no oatmeal in it. >> like a pie? >> like a coffee cake. >> can you make it for america? >> in blueberry season, we're at the end of it, but the blueberries are so big and juicy. it's a blueberry coffee cake. >> almost like an aha moment. in fact, oprah -- oprah recently opened up to "vogue" magazine. >> this is good. >> she had a number of aha moments revealin ining greatwa f advice. don't take failure to heart. focus on what you have instead of what you don't have. failure is how you learn. >> it's not fun. >> every scientific advance, it was borne out of failure. >> that's true. here's another one. she says, do the work assen ean
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offering. when it happens, it happens. >> you don't expect anything. >> more advice. she says set aside your fears and do whatever it is you want to do. that's hard to set aside your fears to do stuff. >> this next one is very, i think, appropriate. wrapping up her hit talk show, know when it's time to call it quits. that's very important. >> how about this one. set aside your fears and do whatever it is. did i miss that one? >> don't repeat what somebody else said. >> this is it. >> or stick to the prompter. >> this is me and reporting. i talk about reporting. it's not always about you. really, the other person. >> the last one, don't get the couscous at a drugstore. okay. up next, could exercise on the weekends be better for your health than exercising
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♪ we are back with more of "today's take." so, if you're the type of person to only get exercise in during the weekend, we got good news for you. do you exercise during the week and the weekend? >> i'm like an exercise through the day kind of person. if i'm watching tv and i feel like -- i'll do some squats or lunges. >> dylan taught me something. she has an 18-pack. her abs. she says, you said you keep your stomach in all the time. >> my dad taught me -- if you hit me in the stomach. you can always punch me in the stomach. >> i'm not going to do that. >> you don't have to do it hard. >> it's okay. i'm not going to do that. >> you do it. >> you can always punch me in the stomach.
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you can't explain to him them how it feels. >> my dad told me if you keep your stomach tight all the time, it's like built-in exercise. >> the new study says working out on the weekend has similar health benefits to working out during the week. it's only working out the same time. >> you have to work out a lot. >> you should get 150 minutes of moderate activity a week. or 75 minutes of vigorous activity. i would like to spread it out. >> i was telling the crew this morning. i have mom guilt over it. i feel like if i go away to exercise, it's time i should be with them. that's probably -- it's just the truth. >> as they're getting -- as they're getting older, they're going to have more activities. and so, you know -- >> they're at school. that's when i try to find the time. >> here we go. gira girard. >> one, two. all right. >> pretty good. >> you talked about your favorite meal on the plane.
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how about adding a fun activity to go with your meal? a toilet paper race on a plane. check out this video. southwest airlines flight attendants decide to do a toilet paper roll race with all of the passengers. pass it from one side. and the other side, doing it down the other side. >> okay. >> that's funny. >> do you like it -- dylan, you were not a big fan of the flight attendants making fun for you. >> my problem is, when i'm on a plane, i'm usually -- what are we doing? >> do it all out of studio? >> when i'm on a plane, i'm usually tired. i can't wait to get in my seat and sleep. when there's activity going on, it's all of the time i could be sleepling. and i have to pay attention to the activity. >> and you feel rude -- sometimes you get on and they make jokes? >> yes. >> i feel like -- >> oh. sheinelle lost. she broke it.
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>> i broke it? >> you pulled too hard. >> look at this, guys. you can see the whole crew. >> that was nice. >> like a bonding experience. >> start on this end. >> that's my thing. i'm with you, dylan. we're happy people. when we get on the flight. >> i tend to fall asleep right away. >> do you talk to the americper next to you, al? >> not a head nod? >> i say hello when we start. >> do they recognize you? >> they don't know who i am. >> come on. that's ridiculous. >> hey. we're t.p.'ing the studio. it's like halloween. twinge everybody down here. >> don't pull too hard. we're going to rip. i hope nobody has to go to the bathroom. >> thank you. normally, i would say something like that. let's show you what's happening as far as weather is concerned for today. >> what are you doing? >> looking at wet weather around
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the gulf. also showers and thunderstorms in the mid-atlantic states. wet weather making its way through the northern plains. for today, the heat continues through the gulf coast, southwest on into the southeast and looking at showers wet weather making its way down through the gulf. good morning, i'm kari hall. we're going to see the fog in san francisco at times drizzle throughout the morning. and high temperatures today reaching 64 degrees. no major changes as we go through the week. we're taking a break for the summer heat for the inland areas. today reaching 77 degrees, warming up over the next few days. by friday we're up to 90 degrees, which will be the warmest day in the forecast. it gradually starts to cool down as we go through the weekend. >> it's mischief night in the
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here. >> let's start with our minds. how do we relax our minds? >> i'm going to share one of our favorite techniques to relax the mind and the body. >> can they do it at home with us? >> we might look a little silly. are you willing to look silly with me? >> ahave you seen our show? >> take the thumb and the ring finger. close your nostril with the thumb. inhale through the left. and switch sides. closing your left nostril with the ring finger. you got it. this balances the left and the right of the brain. inhaling through the right. really good. switching sides. exhale to the left. >> can i add something? >> yes. >> my mind wanders, like right now. how do you not do that? >> this is actually the number one disconception around meditation. people have to clear their minds. we medicate to get good at life,
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not medication. the mind thinks involuntarily, sxwrus like t just like the heartbeats, involuntarily. i want to give you a little scent to wake you up to host the rest of the show. like a smelling salt. >> that smells great. >> victoria, what about our bodies? >> lots of relaxing things over here for the body. so, first, we got this fantastic -- would you like to come over here. check them out. >> got a smelling stick. that was amazing. >> the smelling stick. a couple masks going on here. the jell undereye masks from elf. they are soothing and help to depuff. they have licorice to brighten. it feels so good. it's nice and cooling on the skin. >> can you reuse them?
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no. you get three sets for 8 bucks. >> it's like a facial for a raccoon. >> okay. we have sheet masks. these are all the rage right now. they are at cvs. >> i like that place. >> what is great about sheet masks, they influse the indwre d ingredients. and you don't have to be at home. when you need a midday refresh. you spritz this on. it has the most amazing scent. rosemary, mint. >> how do you feel? good? she's like, mm. >> for people trying to get a good night's sleep. >> yes. that's so important. we have this bath from the body shop. you do this before you go to bed. green tea. and the citrus scent helps to calm anxiety. and lush body lotion.
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going somewhere? here's some advice. tripadvisor now searches more... ...than 200 booking sites - to find the hotel you want and save you up to 30%. trust this bird's words. tripadvisor. good morning, i'm kari hall. we're getting the slow clearing of the clouds, looking at the south bay, and our high temperatures are headed up to 75 degrees with breezy winds. still cloudy and misting in san francisco. and it's going to be up to 64
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degrees for that high temperature. napa expecting a high of 79 and antioch, one of the warmer spots up to 82 degrees. in morgan hill, expect a high of 76 degrees. for san francisco, each day we will not see a change in the fog as we will start to see some temperatures trending into the upper 60s by the end of the week. a more dramatic change in our temperatures warming up quite a bit. upper 70s today, but lower 90s on friday. and for the weekend we'll start to see the temperatures gradually coming back down. what's great around most of the bay, the south bay easing up around 237 and 101. typical of the late morning commute. typically slow here, the crash at the top, that's actually cleared seconds ago. in the backup, another crash around sick mother valley, still slow heading up through diablo. the rest of your approach toward
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the bay bridge is great toward the oakland side. the disabled vehicle at treasure island. slowing through the nimitz freeway. typical here. san mateo bridge slowing right at the platt bridge. a quick look at the golden gate bridge shows there are low clouds and fog hanging out. you see the headlights coming toward us, we do not see the windshield wipers. not enough mist to use the spritzer to clear off any mist. >> sounds good, mike. we'll have another local news update coming in a half hour. in the meantime, you can check out nbc bay
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in an effort to get more ridiculous, you know how it is. you're sitting at the pool or beach all day. and you're starving. you want to eat healthy. but there aren't really a lot of options. >> actually, i don't. today is about smart summer snacking. in a game we're calling sink or swim. here to choose food that won't sink your diet is joy bauer. >> this is a crazy hilarious segment. i'm going to ask you a bunch of questions. and you have to answer by giving us the slimmest, lightest in calorie choice. >> okay. >> our first question, we have our hot and sassy cabana producers helping us out. which is the lighter option? a turkey leg or a slice of
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cheese pizza. >> i'm going turkey leg. >> i'm going cheese pizza. >> al would have it right. a lot of people think the turkey leg, but there's so much fat and skin marbled within, it's about 1,000 calories. the pizza, if it's plain cheese, it will be just about 500. >> i had a couple slices the other day. >> you're at 1,000. swoop out the lighter snack. is it a cone with sprinkles? or a blaglazed doughnut. al said ice cream cone and al said doughnut. the key was a soft serve ice cream cone. it whips in a lot of air, and is lower in calories. and sprinkles only add about 100
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calories. the doughnut is heavier. question three. >> where are we finding these things? >> is it going to be a hot pretzel? or a large soft pretzel? or a popsicle stick? >> the at least amount of calories. >> i'm going with the popsicle. >> both would be right. the hot pretzel, even though it's baked, a lot think it's the healthier option. but it's like eating seven slices of white prebread. no redeeming factors here. but only between 40 and 80 calories. not one this big, though. >> i was going to say. >> now, you have your nets again. you're going to scoop out the lighter option. is it going to be a hot dog with a medium french fries? or a burger on a bun? >> i'm going burger. >> burger. >> you guys both nailed it.
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a new school year means new clothes. when it comes to their style, kids want to look cute and cool and comfortable. >> here's some back-to-school fashion that will get an a-plus from parents and kids. amy, good morning. >> we're so excited for this one. >> this is the most adorable segment. >> first, our little letterman, a ally's son, joaquin. >> letterman style is not only for college kids. the jacket and the pants are $23 as a set. with the retro '70s shirt, new from boonedash. a lot of fun boutique clothes. >> ellie, she's our director's daughter. those shoes are so cute.
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>> there's a huge forest animal movement. she has a little deer doe on her back. >> can we see? >> want to turn around to show us your little deer? and her graphic t-shirt. lots of graphic t-shirts. all of the separates are under $10. >> really? >> that's awesome. thank you, guys. >> looking adorable. our next group, a trio, all wearing comfortable layered works. our first look, we have sarah's son, henry. >> henry, one of my favorite brands. this is pink chicken. the buttondown and the pants from hannah anderson. a supersoft t-shirt. so soft, you could sleep in it. we love that. and the boots, faux leather, from tom. next up, anna and rowen are wearing a brand called orchestra, originally from france, just came over to the
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u.s. she has a romper from summer. pair that up with a windbreaker and tights, she is ready to go. and rowen also wearing orchestra, supersoft tee from hannah anderson. these are fleece jeans. really comfortable. >> when they go to gym. they have on the cute outfits. >> you need something you can move and groove in. and he's actually -- he doesn't love jeans. he likes the pants. >> thank you, guys. >> our next group, we have a darling -- look at sofia. i was next to her in hair and makeup. isn't she adorable? >> anna, was her sibling in the previous group, too. she is showing us how to do a l luxe and be comfortable. the vest, the dress and the necklace come together for $43.
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i love a vest. it's great for the in-between weather we have in the fall. not too hot. not too cool. team that with leggings to keep her warm. and the boots are from a brand by uggs. it's a more affordable brand. >> are the price of the boots? >> around $65. but that's a lot more reasonable than the normal uggs brand. >> and jamarry, how cute are you? >> a lot of asian invasion on the clothes. look for embellishments on the bombers. these are performance fit jeans for boys. really comfortable. lots of stretch. really fantastic. the backpack is from society 6. they just launched last week. all independent artists, all individually designed. you have to check out the website. very fabulous backpacks. the next two backpacks you see
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are by that brand. >> thank you, guys. final group, middle schoolers. we have, amy, your daughter, fio fiona. >> this is at leisure update. and the sporty movement with the logos is popular. we have the really butter-soft hoodies that the teens must have. and the joggers. look for prints and patterns. the cammo is a must-have. the backpack by society 6. and the zoom bracelets are emoji bracelets. and charlie, kick box is a fun box that comes to six to eight separates in the box. if you buy the box, it's $98. if you buy the box, they give a box to a child in need. this is an example of the separates you can get. the plaid buttondown to the joggers. he is not a sweats kind of guy.
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but loved these pants and shoes by keds, the champion denims. >> i want this outfit. it looks so comfy. can we see all our kids? >> what a group we have here, with all our producers and everybody. >> so adorable. amy, thank you so much. as we look at the cute kids, al, do the weather. as we look for today, severe storm plus the plains. flooding in the central mississippi river valley. afternoon storm plus the gulf. showers in the northeast. tomorrow, we continue with that flood threat. now moves into the upper mississippi river valley. heat continues in texas. out west, temperatures cool down. 76 in seattle. same temperatures in los angeles. high rip currents due to hurricane gert from the florida all the way up into new england. we still have some fairly
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mild weather on tap today for the inland areas. reaching into the mid-70s and cloudy skies and cool temperatures along the coastline. san francisco will reach up to 64 degrees. 74 degrees in palo alto, and 81 in antioch today. and for san francisco. looking at some highs in the mid to upper 60s over the next several days. we won't see much of a change in the weather there, the inland areas are going to go from mild temperatures today to some higher temperatures and heat by the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. coming up next, hitting the road for a labor day getaway? hours of fun to keep your kids entertained in the backseat. after these messages. at petsmart, we love all pets like this little guy, sam. he eats blue wilderness. it's protein-rich, grain-free and made with more meat to satisfy the wolf spirit that lives in every dog. right now, buy one select blue wilderness bag at petsmart and get 2 free cans or tubs. because every dog still has
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>> cute kids. >> we found some children to try out some fun, backseat entertainment, from liz vaccariello, editor in chief. >> we're going to start under 5. >> yeah. under the 5 crowd. the book i'm going to recommend is "carson crosses canada." it's a wonderful water color picture book. it helps the toddler or preschooler understand the concept of road trip. carson sees the waterfall, a prairie, and the ocean. >> a podcast. >> if you get sick in the car, and you don't want a book, a podcast is storynory. they have wonderful kid voices, fairy tales and poems. >> my kids like games. >> i love this persiversion of
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building game. they are flexible and easy to build. great for toddler fingers in the backseat. what parents love is the building board in a keeps all of the creations on a platform and not flying around the car. >> i don't think our car is has ever been so quiet. are you guys okay there? >> sofia is going to town with the travel bricks. >> he got to his destination. >> older kids, ages 5 to 10. >> "gone fishing" is a novel in verse. we chose this one because kids don't often read aloud. this gets them in the swing of things. you can read about building your tent and making s'mores. the child can read it to the younger sibling in the backseat. our podcast is dream big.
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this is hosted by emma and her mother. she teaches that you can be whatever you want to be. >> aspirational. >> you can be whatever you want to be. >> and a good, old game. >> good, old game. i think we have a fan of a fidgets back there. a fidget spinner meets a r s s s cube. you have the brain teasing element until the topside is white and the bottom side is blue. hours and hours of quiet backseat entertainment. yes. >> you just drive. >> we'll probably get you that. how about ten-plus. >> we're going to get mom and dad. we have a boxcar children's book. the first in a new five-volume series of new adventures. our kids are being encouraged by
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a secret society, to return artifacts to people's homes. we love there's historic references in the book. and it's boxcar children. it's a crowd-pleaser. >> our podcast? >> our podcast, we're all about brains on. all about science. they have kid scientists. and national public radio reporters are hosting this, that have legit answers to some of those back-of-the-car questions. why is the ocean salty? and how does a plane stay alot of? >> since we're traveling, you have a geography game. >> this is an app for ios or android. it's called stack the states. in tetris form, you learn about the state capitals and flag. >> and bonus movies? >> "homeward bound" michael j. fox. and "diary of a whimpy kid" dvd
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about a road trip. >> we never heard, are we there yet? the september issue of "parents" magazine is on stands now. how are we doing? back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ so, ladies, what's coming up? >> nice of you to show up. >> guess who we have. lionel richie. >> so great. >> channing tatum. >> wow. >> and julie from "difficult people." >> not difficult. i love her. >> did you love being on that show? >> i did. i had a ball with
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while much of the east bay and trivalley will be in the upper 70s. oakland up to 67 degrees. san francisco reaching 65 in the mission district and some upper 70s for the north bay. mike, what's happening on the roadways. >> traffic is lighter obviously later in the commute, we're almost at 10:00, 9:57. i am showing slower spots. just past foster city boulevard, an earlier crash. we see late slowing over that high rise. tied up around 101 and 92. that is crowded right now. the second crash lingering around sick mother valley road. the first one not blocking lanes. happening now, the oakland a's are mixing baseball with science at the coliseum. pitcher kendall graveman will host the clinic to get you into math, science and technology. all through the teaching of science and sports. that starts in about five minutes. for the next 20 years uber
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