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good morning. breaking overnight. north korea makes a major announcement suspending all nuclear testing. kim jong un claiming the quest for nuclear weapons is complete. president trump praising the news while other world leaders express skeptism. is this all talk or could it lead to a deal? classified memos. fallout this morning over fbi director james comey memos about the meetings with president trump. the justice department investigating if comey shared classified information when he leaked memos to a friend. remembering barbara bush. hundreds expected today at the
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funeral of the former first lady. dignitaries and friends all paying respect to the wife of the 41,president and mother of the 43. all that plus murder mystery. >> i thought within days of missy's murder that somebody would have been apprehended. i never imagined it taking this long. >> the family of texas fitness instructor speaks out two years after she was murdered. her killer still on the loose. throw out your lettuce. a major warning to get rid of romaine lettuce in the house as the e. coli breakout moves across the country. and royal wedding. prince harry and meghan markle have another public appearance. and the queen turns 92.
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today, saturday, april 21st, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," with sheinelle jones and craig melvin and dylan dreyer. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." thank you for joining us on saturday morning. >> a lot to get to on saturday morning. overnight breaking news. >> to our top story. the breaking news from north korea. kim jong un saying his country will stop nuclear testing immediately. it is a surprise about face and comes ahead of the meeting with president trump. we have lucy kafanov with more. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. the north korean leader announcing a freeze on nuclear and missile tests. this is a far cry from the end
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of the nuclear programming. overnight, an announcement that no doubt stunned north korea and the world. kim jong un said to declare the quest for nuclear weapons complete. pledging to halt nuclear tests and closing a nuclear test site and promising not to transfer the weapons or know how to anyone else. this comes ahead of the summits with the south korean leader next friday which could pave the way with a face-to-face with the american president next month. president trump saying very good news. tweeting big progress. praise from china and south korea. caution from japan. prime minister shinzo abe calling for complete verifiable denuclearization. the dictator is not giving up the nuclekes yet. a pledge not to use his arsenal
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unless provoked. the regime is thought to possession a functioning nuclear weapon and able to hit the united states. kim says it is time to focus on rebuilding his country's shattered economy. north korea has duped the world many times before. and resolving this threat will take more than just talk. it is unclear whether it is a genuine olive branch or a trap to buy more time or give the regime economic relief. what is clear the nuclear weapons program gave kim legitimacy. he is not likely to give that up without concession. back to you. >> thank you. >> let's bring in national security analyst jeremy bash. good to have you here, sir. president trump says the suspension of the nuclear testing is quote good for the world. you have kim jong un who is saying essentially they are stopping because they are now a
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legitimate full nuclear power. is this good news or bad news? >> i would be driving under a yellow caution flag this morning, craig. north korea possesses a number of nuclear weapons. they still possess the intercontinental ballistic missile that can hit the mainland of the united states. they are not giving up any of that. this is a halt and frankly reversible freeze on testing. i think the trump administration will have to get a lot more concessions from north korea before we can completely declare them having become denuclearizati denuclearization. >> let's talk about this situation where the north koreans meet with the south koreans and then the meeting with president trump. what will they expect in return for this? >> sheinelle, they will ask u.s. troops leave the korean peninsula and ask for suspension of american and south korean military exercises and relaxation of sanctions. all of those things are the things the united states should
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be careful about giving to the north koreans before destroying nuclear stockpiles. >> jeremy, mike pompeo, cia director, went three weeks ago. they had a face-to-face with kim jong un. a secret meeting. is there a correlation with that meeting and this announcement? is this a win for the trump administration? >> i think the trump administration and mike pompeo produced this wave. >> jaeremy bash, thank you. questions about the comey memos and if classified information was leaked when released. this as the democratic national committee sues over the 2016 election. we have geoff ben net winet wit latest on that. >> reporter: good morning. let's start with the released comey memos which are now the subject of the justice department review over whether james comey mishandled
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classified material when he shared those documents with a friend last year. this morning, the justice department is investigating james comey's handling of the newly disclosed memos. nbc confirming at least two of the comey memos contain material now deemed classified. >> i created records after conversatio conversations. >> reporter: it offers a rare look of the comey conversations with the president. >> he was focused on the personal piece. he would bring it up repeatedly. >> reporter: and a claim that the russians had tapes of mr. trump with prostitutes in a moscow hotel room in 2013. according to comey, the president pushed back hard saying he did not spend a night in the russian capital during his trip there. publicly available details of the president's eschedule state otherwise. now being reviewed by the democratic national committee.
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it is suing the campaign and wikileaks. claiming the conspiracy to help mr. trump win the 2016 election. the lawsuit says that in the trump campaign, russia found a willing and active partner in the effort. to launch a brazen attack on american democracy. the trump campaign firing back slamming the move as a sham lawsuit about the russia collusion claim filed by the dysfunctional democratic party. all of this as the legal drama with stormy daniels against the president gets the first hearing in the california federal court. if the case moves forward, the president could be deposed about the $130,000 payment daniels said she received to keep quiet about the alleged 2006 affair with mr. trump. >> it is about what the president knew and when he knew it. i think that is at the forefront of what the american people should be concerned about.
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>> reporter: there is another story breaking this morning. that is with "the washington post" stating jeff sessions is threatening to resign if president trump takes steps to oust deputy attorney general rod rosenstein. sheinelle and craig. >> geoff, thank you. in houston today, friends and family are preparing to say good-bye to former first lady barbara bush. she will be laid to rest during a private funeral. friday, hundreds of people stood in line to pay respects for hours. we have kelly o'donnell outside the church in houston where the funeral will take place. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. this is an invitation only gathering. 1,500 are expected. we will see former prime ministers and former presidents and vice presidents. former first ladies and the current one, melania trump. for 12 hours on friday, the doors were opened for many barbara bush had never met. all day and into the night.
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by bus, and on foot, thousands joined a procession to honor former first lady barbara bush. but this moment was not in the official plan. president george h.w. bush made his first public appearance since losing his wife of 73 years. extending his hand. >> frankly, i did not expect to see him. i was so glad to see him. he was so personable. he shook everybody's hand who came through. >> reporter: offering his smile and thanks. surprising those he met. >> it was just very emotional when the president was there with her. that's what caught us off guard. it made it real. >> i almost started crying. it was overwhelming seeing her coffin and seeing him there. it was a lot to take in. >> reporter: with his daughter dorothy, president bush had his quiet moments. standing watch, long time secret
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service agents who stayed with mrs. bush around the clock since her death. outside the church, something unmistakable. so many paid tribute in bright blue. >> my pearls are to honor her and the blue which was her favorite color. to honor her. >> reporter: but blue does not describe the mood among those who came to show respect. texas governor greg abbott. >> they are coming here to celebrate a life well lived. >> reporter: former press secretary marlin fitswater. >> i'm on assignment for mrs. bush because she was so close to her staff and people around her. she commanded great loyalty. >> reporter: and one measure of that loyalty secret service officials tell me that agents assigned to mrs. bush over 38 years are coming from around the coup country to pay respects today. her sons will be pall bearers.
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she will be laid to rest next to daughter robin who died as a toddler at the presidential library outside houston. >> the eulogy coming from craig bush. we should mention that nbc news will have special live coverage of mrs. bush's funeral on many stations starting at noon eastern. some other headlines this morning. the faa issued an emergency air worthiness directive ordering inspections of 737 fan blades. that is the same model that caused the explosion that killed a mother of two on southwest flight this week. the critics say the faa should have ordered the inspections sooner. embattled missouri governor eric greitens is facing a felony computer tampering charge. he allegedly stole a donor list
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to fund raise for his campaign. greitens has denied all allegations. we are hearing for the first time this morning from a bartender who served the minnesota grandmother who went on the run after allegedly killing two people. marshals finally caught up with lois riess in texas after she killed her husband in minnesota and look alike in florida. we have maya rodriguez in florida. maya, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. investigators here describe her as a cold blooded killer and they are now hoping she will be brought to florida quickly to face charges. this morning, the month long manhunt for a grandmother on the run is finally over. law enforcement caught up with lois riess thursday night in south padre island, texas. 30 miles from the border with mexico. >> a citizen saw her based on the video on tv. >> reporter: the hunt for the
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56-year-old started last month after police discovered the body of her husband david in their home. that same day, the fugitive at the gas station in iowa where she asked for directions. >> 2018. cameras everywhere. >> reporter: cameras spotted riess in april in ft. myers bleac beach, florida. >> this case from the very beginning struck me as odd. we look at her appearance. she looks like anybody's mother or grandmother. yet she is a cold blooded murderer. >> reporter: riess spent last hours of freedom at the sea ranch restaurant on south padre island. >> she said a have a $100 bill. i don't have anything smaller. is that okay. >> reporter: lori is the bartender who served her. a tip led investigators to the
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restaurant. they found her here and took her in custody. >> i looked up. the next thing she was led out of the bar. >> reporter: for the family of pamela hutchinson, killed in florida, this capture brings some comfort. >> it will not bring pam back. hope it prevents somebody else from going through this. >> reporter: she will make a court appearance in texas and then jurisdiction of minnesota and florida to decide where she will face murder chance first. sheinelle. >> maya, thank you. if you don't know where your romaine lettuce is from, don't eat it. the cdc says that warning this morning. the centers for disease control and prevention expanding the warning of the lettuce. it includes whole heads and hearts of romaine and chopped romaine and salad mixes. the cdc says you should not eat it in any form unless you are sure it is not from arizona. at least 60 people have gotten
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sick so far. a major rallying cry on friday as thousands of students across the country took part in the school walkout. the protests came on the 19th anniversary of the columbine shooting. students who participated were not born back then, but the students in parkland are calling for stricter gun laws. dylan dreyer is standing by with the check of the weather. >> here in the northeast, things are sunny. back through the plains, we have some heavy rain moving through kansas and some light snow in the denver area right now. oklahoma city will see heavy rain. we are not looking at severe weather. torrential rain and cloud-to-ground lightning. all a possibility as this moves east through the day. it moves into arkansas and eastern texas. into sunday, it pushes through mississippi and new orleans. we will see heavy rain in alabama and work into the southeast with heavy rounds of rain possible through the carolinas and georgia too.
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how much rain? it looks like we could see a widespread 1 inch to 2 inches. somehigher amounts in western tennessee and atlanta. you could run into delays because of the heavy rain. we could see small chances o as we ease into the weekend, we're definitely going to be seeing much more warm weather out here, also sunshine. lfr more right now, 47 degrees, hayward, 50 degrees, san jose 52, so we're off to a mild and cooler start but the temperature trend, especially for san jose, shows how quickly the temperatures jump from the 50s up into the 60s but about 10:00 a.m. and then quickly into the 70s by 12:00. expect some 80s further inland. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. still ahead, still unsolved. two years later, the family of
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the texas fitness instructor speaks out two years after the murder. a case that remains open still today. and officers respond to a call for a truck in a house. then the house explodes. how did they
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we're back on a saturday morning with "the weekly download." the look back at the week that was. >> many headlines devoted to the death of barbara bush and the news that mike pompeo met with kim jong un. we start with the tragedy an board the southwest flight. tragedy at 32,000 feet. an engine exploding at 32,000 feet and blowing out the window and passenger from her seat. >> she was sucked out from the waist up.
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>> passengers pulled her back inside. then performed cpr. >> sadly, she did not survive. flight attendants wearing oxygen masks keeping passengers calm. >> everybody. >> the pilot hailed as a hero by passengers. >> that lady has nerves of steel. >> savannah pressed james comey about his jabs at the president in his new book. >> did you stoop? >> i don't think so. >> you don't think you diminished yourself? >> his announcement before the election he was reopening the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. >> you acknowledged you had some impact on the election? >> i assumed it would have some impact which made me realize i was choosing between two terrible options. i could not find a door labelled no action. >> authorities state that the death of preince was an acciden.
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>> video of paisley park. the victim of a drug overdose. authorities say what killed prince counterfeit vicodin laced with potent fentanyl. >> in all likelihood, prince had no idea he was taking a counterfeit pill that could kill him. >> damage control for starbucks after two men arrested fortre for trespassing at a store in philadelphia. >> ceo personally flew to philadelphia and apologized to the two men. >> the coffee company announcing it will shutdown for an afternoon so employees can get racial bias training. david copperfield forced to reveal a secret behind a popular trick after a lawsuit filed claiming he was seriously injured in the stunt. >> i don't think i'm responsible. >> some of the week's most
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dramatic moments caught on camera. these officers lucky to be alive after a truck slammed into the home in texas. hit a gas line and caused the massive home explosion. >> a girl in poland pushed her friend into the oncoming bus. >> and the bear scare had this california grandmother scooping up her grandson and scrambling to safety. >> and cancer survivor mary shertlieb stole the show at the boston marathon. she had to stop at mile 15, but after a shhot shower and changef clothes, she finished the race 15 hours after it started hand in hand with her husband. >> she beat leukemia not once, not twice, but three times. she raised $30,000 for cancer
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research. >> that is something. >> you have not defeated anything like that. you did run a half marathon. >> we talked about it. it was a little more emotional as i thought. as a child, you are forced to try new things. i will for my 40th birthday push myself to do something i never thought i would do. >> you know i'm not an emotional person. you posted video of you meeting your family. stopping in the middle of your run to give them a hug. >> they were proud. it was a special moment. push yourself to do something new. that's the moral of the story. >> we are proud of you. still ahead here on "today," new video in as prince harry and meghan markle make another appearance as britain is excited about the royal wedding. and daniel craig
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good saturday morning. this is a live look outside at downtown san jose. nice way to start our weekend. we really appreciate your joining us. good morning. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at our microclimate forecast. another good day? >> yeah. warm weather is sticking around for your saturday and also dry conditions. we've got this nice warming and drying trend that kind of took over at the beginning of the middle of the week but right now, san francisco, 51 degrees, and we're starting to see a couple of clouds out there, but overall, expect mostly clear skies into the afternoon. temperatures in the south bay also in the 50s. hayward at 50 degrees and if you notice, even though we're in the 40s and 50s, we will be jumping into some upper 70s and some 80s
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for today across, especially, the interior valleys. now, san jose's temperature trend, if you notice by 10:00 a.m., will be jumping into the 60s and then quickly by 1:00, right around your lunch hour, will be jumping into the mid 70s. san jose is expected to top out in the 80s. i'll talk about how long this warming trend is expected to last coming up. >> we'll stay tuned. thanks. this morning, berkeley police are looking for a man with a gun who sexually assaulted a teenage girl. here's a map of where it happened on thursday just blocks from the uc berkeley campus. a high school student was walking down the street when she says a man grabbed her from behind, covered her mouth and pointed a gun to her side. police say he sailexually assaud her in a nearby yard. >> i never heard of something like that happening in this proximity. that's scary. >> detectives say they have a vague description of the man. they need any surveillance
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videos from nearby homes to help solve this case. three men are under arrest, accused of stealing copper wire. santa rosa police say the group had been targeting the abandoned hospital building for months. about 2,000 feet of copper electrical wire shown here in the back of the suspects' truck was stolen from the old hospital, which closed in 2014. the estimated value, more than $3,600. what do we want? gun control! when do we want it? now. >> bay area students demand tougher gun laws. the walkout took place on the 19th anniversary on the columbine massacre. student say they're angry school shootings are still happening nearly two decades after columbine. >> as long as you have an opinion and you feel really strongly about something, you have every right to go and tell the world, hey, this is what i believe in. >> in san francisco, students marched to city hall and held a rally there. and in oakland, students from skyline high school united on
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the football field. we posted videos of other bay area student walkouts on our home page, nbcbayarea.com. at 5:29, coming up this morning on "today in the bay," a surprising shutdown no one saw coming. we look into what could have caused a popular cafe to suddenly close. we'll have that plus all your top stories and another beautiful forecast, it sounds like, coming up at 7:00. in the meantime, we'll send you back to the "today" show.
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we are back on saturday morning, april 21st, 2018. finally starting to warm up in new york. we will get outside to see the crowd in a bit. >> let's begin the half hour with the check of the headlines. starting with north korea's announcement it is suspending nuclear tests. >> suspended. overnight, north korea suspending all testing of intercontinental ballistic missile and shutdown a nuclear test site after years of touting the country's nuclear abilities. president trump tweeting his approval saying this is very good news. big progress. look forward to our summit. in the hot seat. james comey once again taking heat for memos he wrote and
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leaked after meetings with president trump. portions of which contain classified information. this as the dnc files suit against the presidential campaign and government and wikileaks claiming a conspiracy to help mr. trump win the 2016 election. rally for resignation at michigan state. >> resign now, board of trustees. >> dplemonstrations held on friy after the handling of the sexual abuse of larry nassar. more than 250 athletes have accused him of sexual abuse. today is the last day to use any toys r us gift cards. they are in the process of lick which diedi -- liquidatinliquidating.
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tulips are out in the countryside. rows of red, yellow and purple. it has us all wishing for spring in america. here on saturday, april 21st, 2018. we will get to dylan's forecast in a moment. an update on the murder of the texas fitness instructor. this week marked two years since missy bevers was murdered. a mother of three. her killer is still on the loose. her family is speaking exclus e exclusively to nbc news. kerry sanders has more. >> reporter: two years after the murder of 45-year-old fitness instructor missy bevers, helps husband brandon remembers her and an -- her husband brandon remembers her as outgoing mother. >> she lived every day to the fullest. >> reporter: missy had gone to the midlothian church to teach a class. a short time later, she was found dead. security camera video caught someone else there, too, dressed in police gear carrying a hammer
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or tool which investigators say appears to be consistent with missy's wounds. police don't know if it is a man or woman, but noticed an unusual walk and they were hopeful it would help solve the case quickly. after 1,600 leads, still no arrests in the case. >> i thought within days of missy's murder that somebody would have been apprehended. and i never imagined it taking this long. >> reporter: since the murder, brandon has worried about his three daughters. hannah, then 15, allison, then 13, and sarah, 8. >> and my primary concern is just making sure that my children were emotionally taken care of and they were. >> reporter: brandon says given the tragedy, he is amazed where his children are today. >> i'm absolutely surprised at how far they have come in two years. not to mention what they have
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had to live with. >> reporter: now 10, sarah sometimes struggle struggles. >> i'll have tough times. >> reporter: 17-year-old hannah, can think about her mother and smile. >> she was the biggest role model. >> reporter: 15-year-old allison auctioned a pig raising $15,000 to help with the police investigation. when officials said they could not accept the money, she donated it to special needs children. a cause close to her mother's heart. >> she is definitely an inspiration to me. >> very much like her mother. her knee jerk reaction was to find a need for that money. >> reporter: the midlothian police are not giving up on the case. >> i think the main thing is to remain diligent and hold out hope. >> i have faith that this will be solved. i just don't know when. the longer it goes on, the harder it is.
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>> reporter: for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news. >> tragic story. dylan, how about a check of the weather? >> guys, we are not seeing anything warm for a lot of the country. freeze ranwarnings. roanoke, virginia at 34. charleston at 30 degrees. no wonder why we are not seeing flowers coming up. temperatures are chilly. spring chill across the plains with highs 15 to 20 degrees below average. tulsa, 57. kansas city, 50. temperatures running 5 to 10 below average. 66 is the high for atlanta which is ten degrees below normal for this time of year. on monday, into the 60s. washington, d.c. at 69. that is still below average. out west, we have some warmer temperatures. that's really the one area where we will see temperatures running 10 to 20 degrees above average. especially as we continue
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through the week. vegas, 85. los angeles at 80. it spreads through the rockies. sund you can see it right now on doppler radar, we've got a clear look over the san francisco area and across the bay area. we can expect to see that ridge of high pressure keeping us warm and dry. temperatures remain in the 40s and 50s at this hour, 47 degrees for oakland, 50 degrees for hayward. and the temperature trend into the afternoon will warm up very nicely, definitely expect above seasonable temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. and that's your latest forecast. >> based on your map, the only people enjoying spring are out west? >> and we get the allergies. still to come, remembering barbara bush. -- matriarch of th
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hager came to work here in 2009. >> our thoughts are with her family this morning. savannah takes a look back at the first lady who never hesitated to speak her mind with an unapologetic sense of humor and devotion to family. >> why do you think we call you the enforcer? >> because i enforce. you do something bad, i point it out to you. >> that's true. i can account to that. >> i stood up for you when you stuck your tongue out at the press. >> you have been wanting to do that for years. >> every american has. >> reporter: barbara bush known for quick wit. popular first lady. out spo outspokenness endeared her to many. >> do you feel you were stereotyped as the first lady? >> that's okay. >> that's okay. >> the pearls are pocover the
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wrinkles which they no longer do. you cannot wear pearls all over your face. the white hair was because i wanted to play golf and tennis and i wanted to swim and my hair turned as i'm sure someone else will tell you orange, green, yellow, depending on the chlorine in the pool. i decided to go white. >> reporter: barbara bush told us how grateful she felt. married to president bush for more than 70 years. blessed with a family she adored. >> i've been luckyest woman in the world. i know it. >> reporter: and through the years together, president bush wrote precious letters to his bride. >> january 6th, 1994. for barbara pierce. will you marry me? i forgot. you did that 49 years ago today.
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i was happy on that day, but happier today. you give me joy that few men know. i've climbed the highest mountain in the world, but that cannot hold a candle to being barbara's husband. mom used to tell me, george, don't walk ahead. >> you never listened to your mother. >> reporter: their love helped carry them through the toughest of times. oldest daughter robin diagnosed with leukemia. she was 3 years old. when she was almost 4, robin died. >> i was combing her hair and holding her hand. i saw that little body. i saw her spirit go. >> reporter: unbearable heartbreak together. they went on to raise five kids and 17 grandchildren and a life that led to public service with a family of two presidents. >> congratulations, dad.
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>> reporter: they could not have predicted one president would paint the portrait of another. revealed for the first time on "today." and we knew one review mattered above all others. >> that's my husband? i really like it. >> gammy, come on. what do you think? >> i like it very much. >> reporter: and on halloween two years ago. >> it is jenna bush. aka, mrs. barbara bush. >> reporter: no one had more fun that day than the first lady herself. >> does your grandmother know you dressed this way? >> glad you mentioned it. we just happen to have someone who is joining us right now. >> oh, gammy! >> mrs. bush, good morning. what do you think of our costumes and your granddaughter's likeness? >> good morning. >> what do you think? >> i heard she was going to dress up like a witch. so i did, too. >> i didn't say that, gammy. >> reporter: she was the first lady of the united states, but to us, she was jenna's beloved
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grandmother. >> your mind doesn't seem like it is getting older. >> no, i'm brilliant. >> your humor. you're a good girl. you're one of my blessings. >> get me to cry this morning. >> her gammy. a couple of days ago we found out that barbara bush slipped away. jenna wrote the letter she written. if you have not had an opportunity to watch that, please go and watch it. more on barbara bush throughout the day on nbc. for now, we are back after these messages. >> vo: these neighbors are starting right.
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like one of the best. >> so happy when i skate and i just am free and it makes me feel like no one can stop me. >> reporter: small and mighty, this 9-year-old is the youngest professional skateboarder in the world. ranking in international competiti competition. fearless as she floats and flips sky high. >> when were you growing up, did you see a lot of other girls skating? >> no, i didn't. girls are brave too. you can do anything that boys can do. maybe better. >> what is your big dream? >> i want to show kids out there don't be afraid. do what you want to do. go for it. >> reporter: that credo runs family deep. this is ocean. skye's 6-year-old brother. he has been surfing and
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skateboarding before he could run. >> how did you get into skating? >> i saw my dad skating and i thought i want to do the sport. >> do you remember how many competitions you have had? >> no. >> wow. >> i don't go to much because my dad doesn't really want me to go. he wants me to have fun. >> he wants you to have fun. >> i like competing. >> reporter: last year, the x games, extreme sports event said she was too young to compete. even so, she hopes to represent native japan in the 2020 olympic games where skateboarding and surfing debut as summer sports. >> will you compete in the olympics? >> i winner. -- i wish. >> reporter: she is designing her board in los angeles. >> this is where they make the skateboards. >> reporter: inspired by a trip to cambodia, the collaboration will give back to kids in need. >> i want to help them get
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education and food because i'm lucky so i want to give the lucky to them, too. >> if you have one super power, what do you think it would be? >> i want it to make kids laugh and see the kids having fun. >> through skateboarding? >> through anything. >> reporter: for "today," morgan radford, nbc news, los angeles. >> how cute is she? >> amazing parents to raise such a caring person. >> my goodness. she has done more in nine years than most people do in a lifeti lifetime. still ahead on saturday morning, royal excitement is building from the great baby watch to the countdown to the royal wedding and oh, by the way, it is the queen's birthday. we have it all covered for you. but first t hi
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good saturday morning. it is 5:56. here's a live look outside towards san francisco from san bruno mountain. wow, water color skies, purples and blues and pinks, a gorgeous way to start our weekend. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at our microclimate forecast. that's gorgeous. i always want to look behind us. >> clear skies. we've got no clouds. and for the most part, that's what we're expecting for your saturday. 51 degrees right now in san francisco, and it feels like 51 because we don't really have a windchill factor going on here. but it will get a little bit breezier along the coast later tonight. if you notice in the temperature trend by about 11:00 a.m. and 12:00, we'll already be in the upper 60s for san francisco so for today, we are trending on the warmer side, believe it or
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not, some spots will jump as much as 15-plus degrees compared to what we saw earlier this week, so some areas will likely see upper 70s and also mid 80s. now, doppler radar right now looking nice and clear. we'll talk about how long this drying and warming trend is expected to last and when we're expecting to see a spring cooldown. all of that coming up at 7:00 a.m. >> we'll stay tuned, vianey. thanks. this morning, berkeley are looking for a man with a gun who sexually assaulted a teenage girl. we have a map of where it happened thursday, on addison street just blocks from the uc berkeley campus. a high school student was walking down the street when she says the man grabbed her from behind, covered her mouth and pointed a gun to her side. police say he sexually assaulted her in a nearby yard. >> i've never heard of something happening like that in this proximity. that's really scary. >> detectives have a vague description of the man. they say they need any surveillance videos from neighbors to solve this case.
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these three men are under arrest, accused of stealing copper wire. santa rosa police say the group had been targeting the abandoned sutter hospital building for several months. about 2,000 feet of copper electrical wire, shown here in the back of the suspects' truck, was stolen from the hospital. it closed in 2014. the estimated value, more than $3,600. what do we want? gun control. when do we want it? now. >> bay area students demand tougher gun laws. yesterday's national school walkout took place on the 19th anniversary of the columbine high school massacre. students in morgan hills say they're angry school shootings are still happening nearly two decades after columbine. >> as long as you have an opinion and you feel really strongly about something, you have every right to go and tell the world, hey, this is what i believe in. >> in san francisco, students marched to city hall and then held a rally and across the bay in oakland, students from skyline high school united on
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the football field. we have posted videos of other bay area student walkouts. it's right there on our home page on nbcbayarea.com. at 5:59, coming up this morning on "today in the bay," a surprising shutdown no one saw coming. we look into what could have caused a popular cafe to suddenly close. we will have that plus all your other top stories coming up at 7:00 and weather of course. weekend forecast for you. in the meantime, we'll send you back to the "today" show.
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good morning. breaking overnight. north korea makes a major announcement suspending all nuclear testing. the leader kim jong un claiming the quest for nuclear weapons is complete. president trump praising the news. remembering barbara bush. more than 1,500 expected today at the private funeral of the former first lady. dignitaries and family and friends all planning to pay respects to the beloved wife of the 41st president and mother of the 43rd. as people waited in line for hours on friday to say good-bye to the mother who inspired so many. and royal fever.
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prince hearry and meghan markle with another public appearance as they prepare for the wedding and the people wait for the royal baby and the queen's birthday. today, april 21st, 2018. ♪ >> i'm mike. this is my 24th time at the "today" show. >> it's my mom's birthday. >> boston girls weekend. dill yer dilly-dilly. >> i love you, mom. >> hello, from port republic. >> hi, dad. thanks for spring break. heck of a crowd outside. >> very big crowd. spring break. >> we will get outside in a moment. welcome back to "today" on saturday morning. let's get right to the top story. the breaking news from north korea.
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the leader of that country kim jong un saying his country will stop nuclear testing immediately. it is a surprise about face and comes ahead of the meeting with president trump. nbc's lucy kafanov is live with the latest from seoul, south korea. >> reporter: good morning, craig. this is a significant development in the surprising reversal for kim jong un. the north korean leader announcing freezing of nuclear and missile tests. this is still a far cry from dismantling the nuclear weapons program. overnight, an announcement that no doubt stunned north korea and the world. kim jong un said to declare the country quest for nuclear weapons complete. pledging to halt nuclear tests. suspend long-range missile launches and closing a nuclear test site and promising not to transfer weapons or know how to anyone else. the shift coming ahead of two
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summits. a meeting with the south korean leader next friday which could pave the way for a face-to-face with the american president next month. president trump sdridescribing news tweeting big progress. look forward to the summit. praise from china and south korea, but caution from japan. prime minister shinzo abe calling for complete verifiable denuclearization. the north korean dictator is not giving up nukes yet. a plen ndge not to use his arse unless provoked. the regime is thought to possess a functioning nuclear weapon and able to hit the united states. the sixth test last november sparking fresh sanctions. kim says it is time to rebuild the country's shattered economy. north korea hand duped the world many times before and resolves this threat will take more than
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just talk. it is unclear whether this is a genuine olive branch or a trap to buy more time and eventual economic relief. the nuclear weapons is what gave kim jong un his legit p imacleg. he is not likely to give it up without significant concessions. >> less ucy, thank you. there is latest information on the comey memos and if classified ninforms was release. -- information was released. we have geoff bennett with the latest. >> reporter: let's start with the released comey memos which are now the subject of the justice department review over whether james comey mishandled classified material when he initially shared the document was a friend last year. -- documents with a friend last year. the justice department is investigating james comey's
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handling of the newly disclosed memos. nbc news confirming two of the memos contain material now deemed classified. >> i created records after conversatio conversations. >> reporter: they offer a rare look into comey's private conversations with the president. >> my sense is he was focused on the personal piece because he would bring it up repeatedly. >> reporter: and an unsubstantial unsub stang unsubstantiated claim that he had a meeting with prostitutes in a hotel room in moscow in 2013. he hit back hard. publicly available details of the president's sdchedule at th time suggest otherwise. the comey memo is used as ammunition by the democratic national committee. sues the government and trump campaign and wikileaks claiming a conspiracy to help mr. trump win the election. the lawsuit says in the trump
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campaign, russia found a willing and active partner in the effort. to launch a brazen attack on american democracy. the trump campaign firing back. slamming the move as a sham lawsuit about a bogus russian complain by a nearly insolvent democratic party. and yet another story we are tracking this morning with "the washington post" reporting that attorney general jeff sessions told white house officials he would quit if the president fired deputy attorney general rod rosenstein. rosenstein is overseeing the special counsel russia investigation which trump rep t repeatedly dismissed as a witch hunt. >> g earthquake eoff, thank you thousands are expected in houston to say good-bye to former first lady barbara bush. she will be laid to rest this afternoon in a private funeral. this as many as 6,000 stood in
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line for hours on friday to pay their respects. we have nbc's kelly o'donnell outside the houston church where the funeral will take place. >> reporter: good morning, craig. the service is expected to draw 1,500 invited friends and family and dignitaries. she planned much of the funeral herself. she chose song to deliver the main eulogy. her husband and son will be joined by the first family who succeeded them in office. president bush greeted mourners on friday. more than 6,200 people filed past the casket on friday. the burial will be private at the presidential library. we saw how this city embraced barbara bush this week. especially grateful for the
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public service to the nation and this community and the years after the white house. craig. >> kelly in houston. kelly, thank you. in other news, temple university in philadelphia suspended a fraternity friday among a police investigation into allegations of sexual assault, drug use and underage drugging at alpha epsilon pi. if you have romaine lettuce in the refrigerator and you don't know where it came from, don't eat it. the cdc expanding the warning of the lettuce baecause of the growing e. coli outbreak. avoid all romaine, whole heads and hearts and chopped and salad mixes. at least 60 people have gotten sick so far. dylan is out on the plaza
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with another check of the weather. it is chilly. >> it is chilly. i'm sorry. it is not a good spring. one place it is warm is out in california. there is a little town in extreme northern california. >> yreka. >> who do you wachnt to say hi ? >> blake and nate. >> how you doing? let's look at what is going on across the country. let's talk about warmer temperatures. as we go into may, june and july, we are looking at the outlook. in the northeast you will see above average temperatures and above average in the southwest. it is just the northern plains and upper midwest where temperatures will be seasonable as we go through may, june and july. it looks wetter than average across the northeast. average in the middle of the country. drier in the pacific northwest. we will see if that forecast holds up. for right now, we can expect that forecast.
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happy birthday. >> logan. >> where are you from? >> baltimore. >> are you having a good time? >> yes. >> give a big and temperatures are still running in the 40s and the 50s this morning, but at least we're starting to see a couple of changes out there in terms of these skies. we will expect to see some patchy fog starting to build along the coast. hayward, 49 degrees, san jose right now 49 degrees, palo alto, 54, san francisco 51 as we head in towards the afternoon, expect those dry warm conditions to remain. a quick look at your temperature trend for san francisco. by 12:00, we'll be at 66 degrees, and we'll climb into the low 70s for san francisco. and we have sexy southern sisters here on the plaza. how many? four of you? all four sexy southern sisters. guys? >> love it. >> i like that. big happening across the pond where royal fever is in full effect. prince harry and meghan markle
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made another public appearance a few hours ago as the countdown to the wedding grows closer. britain is buzzing over something else. a royal baby expected to be born any day now. >> all of that plus today is the queen's birthday. nbc's tammy leitner is in kensington palace with the royal rundown. tammy, good to see you. >> reporter: good morning, guys. i can tell you that duchess kate is still here at kensington palace. there are a lot of royal fans hoping she will give birth today on queen's birthday. this morning, the royal family is watching and waiting with plenty to celebrate. prince william and pregnant duchess kate expecting their third child any day. prince harry and meghan markle's wedding day is less than a month away. and today is queen elizabeth's birthday. excitement is in the air. >> i think to have a royal baby and royal wedding happening
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almost at the same time is quite exciting for royal watchers. for the family, it is challenging. >> reporter: royal fans have been camped outside the hospital since last week. anticipation growing for the next royal prince or princess who will be fifth in line to the throne. kate's exact due date? a closely guarded secret. though prince george and princess charlotte were reported to have been born late. the other royal couple, prince harry and meghan markle have not slowed down at all ahead of the may 19th wedding at windsor castle. the couple stepping out today at a ceremony for the upcoming invictus games and meghan markle preparing to take on aigrole
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his tour hkicks off in august ad held in a number of nfl stadiums on saturday. if he is on town, the team can't play at the stadium on sunday. these are the teams affected. lions, patriots, giants, jets, titans and chiefs. football took to twitter. outside of nfl scheduling, here is the man that may have most influenced the nfl schedule. so remember if your team is on the list and you lose that week, you can blame ed sheeran for it. and then you had me at blame at sheeran. i love ed sheeran. he should not take the heat. taylor swift has three concerts and beyonce has two. >> we know we cannot blame beyonce. >> you can't blame her for anything. >> i didn't know that. >> i didn't either. >> how about "popstart?"
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>> yes. first up, there is sad news. fans and friends are mourning the death of tim bergling. known as avicii. the swedish artist was the most successful dee jay in the industry with the song "wake me up." he was found dead in the home on friday. the exact cause of the death is unknown. he suffered from health issues in the past. in 2016, he announced retirement from touring. tributes from the music world pouring in. his family is asking everyone to respect their need for privacy during this time. avicii was 28 years old. moving on, taylor swift. moving in this morning, a fan broke into her manhattan townhouse on friday. the man took a shower and nap there. a neighbor called the cops after seeing him climb up the fire escape. roger alvarado has been charged
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with sdatalking and trespass. and finally, bond. baby bond. rachel weitz and daniel craig revealed the news in the article saying we are so happy. we are going to have a little human. they both have children from prior relationships. as for the sex of the baby to e be, they say we cannot wait to meet him or her. >> that's a family. >> james bond will be a dad again. dylan, thank you. coming up, a bounty of bourbon. a lesson from a ledgend on how the spirit is made in this country. >> you brought us a sample? >> i brought back some. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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good saturday morning to you. it is 6:26. here's a live look outside at the golden gate bridge and two lonely cars. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at our
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microclimate forecast. beautiful skies this morning, pinks and purples. >> i have a feeling a lot of people are going to be outside today. if you didn't plan on it, plan on it now because doppler radar isn't showing any rain for us. we're expecting to remain dry and warm for today so we're in a bit of that warming and drying trend. we do have a little bit of a system that will swoop in on sunday that could bring some changes but for now, we're in the 40s and 50s. santa rosa, 44 degrees. oakland, 49. mountain view, 48. and san francisco is at 51 degrees. and look at your temperature trend. if you notice in the icons as well, clear skies all the way. we're talking 70s for san francisco and some 8 00s for inland areas so it's going to be one of those really nice, warm saturdays. i'll talk about the changes that i'm looking forward to as we head in towards sunday night coming up at 7:00 a.m. >> we'll stay tuned for that, vianey. thanks. developing news overnight. one person is dead after a shooting in san francisco. police are still looking for
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that shooter. it happened around 1 1:00 last night at 3rd street near the bay view hunters point ymca. police tell us six people were shot. just one passed away. here's what we know right now. we do have calls for more information. we'll bring you more information as the investigation develops. berkeley police are searching for a man with a gun who sexually assaulted a teenage girl. here's a map of where it happened thursday on addison street just blocks from the uc berkeley campus. a high school student was walking down the street when she says a man grabbed her from behind, covered her mouth and pointed a gun in her side. police say he sexually assaulted her in the nearby yard. >> i've never heard of something happening like that in this proximity. that's really scary. >> detectives have a vague description of the man. they say they need surveillance videos from nearby homes to help solve this case. what do we want? gun control. when do we want it?
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now! >> bay area students demand tougher gun laws. yesterday's national school walkout took place on the 19th anniversary of the columbine massacre. students in morgan hill say they're angry school shootings are still happening nearly two decades after columbine. >> as long as you have an opinion and you feel really strongly about something, you have every right to go and tell the world, hey, this is what i believe in. >> in san francisco, students marched to city hall and then held a rally there. and in oakland, students from skyline high school united on their football field. we posted videos of other bay area walkouts on our home teenagpage. at 6:29, coming up this morning on "today in the bay," it was a surprising shutdown no one saw coming. we look into what could have caused a popular cafe to suddenly close and it has something to do with twitter. we have that plus all your top stories and weather, of course, coming up at 7:00. we hope you join us.
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in the meantime, we'll send you back to the "today" show. ♪ we'll be back before you know it ♪ we are back on this saturday morning, april 21st, 2018. such a great crowd. we gave some hand warmers. it's slowly, but surely starting to feel like spring.
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you still need hand warmers. >> the sun is here. >> right where we are. >> not where they don't want us to stand. still to come, if you are looking for a vacation destination, we will take you around the u.s. with activities that include rafting and glamping. and we are making a chicken dish that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. and another treat. especially for me. i head to kentucky for quite the lesson from the master on how to make bourbon. >> that will warm you up. let's get a check of the weather. the sun is getting stronger. it is chilly out there today. it will remain below average for the northeast and midwest. temperatures running about 10 to 20 degrees below average. we are looking at stronger storms through kansas and oklahoma and down through texas, too. a bit of mountain snow. denver starting off with light
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snow. frosty in the northeast with temperatures freezing. severe storms push through tennessee and parts of alabama and mississippi. warmer temperatures will be working into the western part of the country with and we're off to a fairly mild start in san francisco right now. 51 degrees. we've got some pretty clear skies out there. your temperature trend into the afternoon, we will stay dry and warm by about 11:00 a.m. look at the temperature, 63 degrees, topping out in the 70s today for san francisco. but san francisco won't be the only spot with warm temperatures. inland areas can expect to reach some 80s for today's forecast. we'll remain fairly dry before we see a cooldown on the way as we head in towards sunday. and that's your latest forecast. today is a big day for thousands of volunteers across the country. comcast cares day. it is the nation's largest single day corporate volunteer effort. comcast employees are hard at
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work all over the country. including here in philadelphia. the folks working on the farm at the garden which will provide thousands of pounds of fresh produce for the community. more than 1,000 people will participate today. this year, comcast cares day will surpass 1 million volunteers since the annual day of service started in 2001. awesome day across the country. everybody is doing amazing work. >> obviously, i lived in philadelphia for a long time. on comcast cares day, it takes over the city. you cannot go anywhere across the city without seeing the people doing good deeds. >> dylan, thank you. we have an amazing high school athlete to tell you about this morning. >> a 15-year-old catcher. a video of him went viral of him playing with one afrrm. here is kerry sanders. >> reporter: you are watching a rhythm that is astonishing
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mesmerizing. luke terry performing a ballet of emotion. someone wrote on twitter saying please watch the catcher. let's make this guy known. that clip has been viewed 7 million times. >> it is awesome to think this video can go viral overnight. >> reporter: born with both arms. at 19 months old, luke's right arm was infected by a life tl threatening bacteria. his arm and shoulder were amputated. >> at the time, i didn't know. he managed awesome with it. he hasn't let it slow him down. it hasn't stopped him from doing anything. >> reporter: when he is not playing for the bulldogs at cornersville high school in tennessee, luke is on the family farm. every day chores are demanding. his grandfather says luke's never given an excuse that it is too much. too hard.
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>> the word "can't" is not in his vocabulary. >> you see that on the field? >> yes. >> reporter: luke makes it look simple. remember, he had no one to mimic, tossing the ball, dropping the glove in one movement. invested by luke in his backyard -- invented by luke in the backyard after hours of practice. >> throwing the ball up and glove off. >> not easy to do. >> reporter: the big names of baseball too. jim abbott. #nothingcanstopyou. chipper jones tweeting, this guy can play on my team any day. deion sdanders. i want to meet him. his coach ben putman. >> he earns all the playing time he gets. >> reporter: he is an inspiration. and for those who wonder if the unstoppable luke terry can hit?
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boy, can he. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, cornersville, tennessee. >> we had great stories today of great people under age 15. >> remember jim abbott? coming up next, exploring the great outdoors from camping in style to surfing in texas. but first these messages. >> i want to do that. your hair is so soft! did you use head and shoulders two in one?
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to spend time outside, we have option roptis for you. we are michael roberts. director of "lifestyle" magazine. great to have you. >> thank you. >> let's start with glamping. you have a favorite spot? >> so many good places to go glamping. it is getting more and more people outside. sandy pines camp port maine. they have he safari style tentsd all styled nicely. the site has a swimming pool and it is near a beach. they do lobster dinners there. you can go into kennebunkport, maine. this was the summer home of the bush family for 75 years. >> the thing about glamping is it is not as expensive as other actives. >> you are still campcamping.
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>> let's go enjoy man made waves. >> artificial technology is amazing. they are about to have professional competitions on the artificial waves. now this park has two waves. i have a colleague who was out there. she caught 20 waves in an hour. that does not happen in the ocean. great place to train and learn. they have idea ja dee jay on th beach. >> from surfing to rafting. a beginner or a pro? >> this is the wild scenic rivers act. some are running the protected waterways. the river outside yosemite national park is fun for beginners. if you want to go for a longer wilderness experience, the main salmon river in idaho for six
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days. big mountains and wildlife. >> road tripping. i tell my wife all the time when i retire decades from now, this is what i want to do. hit the open roads. >> live the van life. americans are dreaming of road trips. everyone wants to chase down warmer weather. the olympic peninsula in washington state is an exceptional spot. you can start the trip in downtown seattle and get your car and ferry over to bainbridge island and head to port angeles with big peaks and wrap out to the west side and open beaches. you will not see anyone out there. great towns. rain forest. such an incredible escape. >> a lot of folks don't think about america when they think about rain forests. i saw that picture. >> rain forest in washington state. incredible. >> michael roberts. thank you so much.
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when the weather does ease up. coming up, nigella lawson cooking up a delicious chicken dinner that the whole family is sure to love. after that chicken? how about a nice glass of brown liquor. bourbon. i'll head to kentucky to see how it is all made at one of the oldest distilleries around. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ this morning on "today food." we have nigella lawson with us. she is the author of the books "at my table." a celebration of home cooking. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's give a beat to your book for a second. not just to teach us how to cook or yummy recipes, but a story book with your family. >> what i feel so important in
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this book is to remember the food i have eaten and in a way grateful for the memories. also kind of remind people that home cooking has such emotional weight as well. actually you make food that tastes good and simple and makes your life run well. i think it is so easy to be inspired by what the chefs do. i know that. i can be inspired. i actually can't sit down and incorporate one of the recipes in my life. >> that is why i love this recipe. one pan. eight ingredients. i like we have frozen peas. >> you can have it in the freezer. >> easy enough. peas. >> leeks. nice and cold. it is weird. i am saying put frozen peas in the oven. you can. something wonderful happens. you give it extra flair wivor w
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leeks. i don't like some are smaller. i would not go that much size. that means some will caramelize more than others. i use vermouth. i'm not a huge drinker. i don't have a bottle of white wine on the go. if you don't want to use alcohol, a bit of chicken stock. i don't mean homemade chicken stock. broth. just helps the flavor of white wine or vermouth. it is white wine mellowed with measure -- with herbs. and garlic. >> i want to ask you about this recipe. we try to get tips from you guys with the tools in the kitchen. what do you like? >> i like something like this.
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i cut myself often. this is going in the oven. let it go in. >> what does that do? >> i use this for lemon zest and garlic and ginger. i use a bigger and flatter one normally. the same thing. >> you just dump that right in the there. >> i do. i will get a bit of dill. it is fantastic with thyme. i use this a lot. that is really cold. >> can i say this smells delightful? >> i like this actually. it makes me feel like i'm doing something. i'll put oil. olive oil. not really expensive extra virgin olive oil. we are cooking. >> we have to hurry. >> i go like this. and i go like this. i put the chicken on like that. move along. that's it. it tastes delicious.
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this is 45 minutes. after 45 minutes, i see some of the peas need to be stirred. i want to keep the leeks above. i want them to caramelize. i want the chicken browner. the miracle here. here it is. >> it reminds me of thanksgiving. >> it is gorgeous. >> can i try it? >> i love you to try it. should i give you a bit of dill? >> yes. >> you said it is gorgeous. >> i feel it is so simple. you know, this is manageable. the ingredients. you can use chicken broth. this is what the book is about. home cooking. easy. >> you know it is good when you give the chef a hug. so you know, for dessert, chocolate. >> yeah. that's easy too. >> nigella, thank you. we can do this. for more on the cookbook and cooking tools.
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there is something special in a glass of bourbon. with one sip, you taste the heritage, tradition, cra craftsmanship. especially when you are drinking with the legend in the state where it all began. >> started in kentucky. >> how much made in kentucky? >> at least 95% or more. >> how much of the good stuff made in kentucky? >> 102%. >> 83-year-old jimmy russell. the longest master distiller in the business. with over 60 years at wild turkey. >> why wouldn't you retire? >> the first day it is work. i haven't worked a day in my life. i enjoy what i do. >> he is doing it seven days a week. >> this is the office? >> this is where i spend time. >> in an office filled with treasures, jimmy shared a special relic. >> this was made before prohibiti prohibition. >> this bottle? >> oh, that's so good. it is like it has been in a bottle for 100 years.
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>> it tastes close to what we do now? >> it does. >> reporter: it is still built on small town families. his son and grandson following in his footsteps. >> i came for a summer job. 36 years later, it is a good job. >> did you grow up dreaming of doing this? >> for me, it is these guys. the pride and passion they took. >> reporter: what they do is a complex craft. the ingredients are simple. first, water. nearly all of the distillers in the area get the water from the same place. the kentucky river. it acts as a natural water filtration system of sorts. limestone runs underneath the whole thing. then, grain, corn, rye and b barley. at yeast and let it ferment. >> that is the yeast attacking the sugar.
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>> reporter: that gets distilled and the first taste. >> the gracins. >> reporter: this is not bourbon yet. it is just clear alcohol. finally, it goes in the barrel. >> this is the last step of making bourbon. the aiming process. it takes about five days to get it here. a lot of times it is 6 to 13 years before it comes out. >> reporter: fortunately i did not wait that long for a taste. >> that is fresh bourbon. >> cheers. >> thanks for coming. >> indeed. that's pretty damn good. >> that was good. i brought you ladies some back. >> okay. >> we start with the 101. the baseline bourbon. taste a sip of that. >> okay. >> strong. >> what do you think? >> it's a little strong. >> bourbon is tough at 9:00 a.m. >> no. it's never too early. >> dylan is a champ.
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>> this is the barrel proof. the one in the middle. >> all right. >> the rare breed. >> that makes your eyes water. >> that's got a bite. >> which is your favorite? >> this is matthew mcconaughey's. he came out with the new line. long branch. it is this one. >> i should not have taken sips of this. >> i feel i'm 40. i should try something new. >> smell it. you get a little. >> i like this one. >> and a bourbon lover is born. she went back for a second sip. you have to do some work today now. are you kidding me? >> so good. >> you realize you are supposed to sip that. >> it's so good. try it. >> you sip it. what is wrong with you? what the heck is wrong with you? >> it's so good. >> i'm glad you enjoy it. >> you sip bourbon. >> that will do it for us on saturday morning. tomorrow on "sunday today," willie sits down with actor
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damian lewis. >> what is wrong with you?comin bay .... a deadly night in san fra good morning. i'm kira klapper. coming up next on "today in the bay," a deadly night in san francisco. what we know about a late-night shooting. also this year's 4/20 celebration was san francisco's biggest yet but what happened that sent 12 people to the hospital.
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plus, the weekend warm-up across the bay area. vianey arana says some areas will see highs in the 80s.
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good saturday morning to you. it is 6:59. here's a live look outside. through hazy skies, you can see
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the sun is shining as we look towards san francisco. from san bruno mountain and it will be a sunny day. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at that microclimate forecast. about an hour ago, we were seeing lots of pink skies, purple skies. >> little bit of haze, but have no fear, it doesn't bring any rain with it. it's just a little haze out there. now right now the south bay, 49 degrees, peninsula, 50 degrees, 45 for the tri-valley and it is nice and sunny, pretty much across the board. you can see some of that haze in the north bay as well. little cooler out there at 44 degrees and east bay, 48, san francisco just dropped down to about 49 as we're peeking into the cooler temperatures for the morning. doppler radar, right now, you can see we don't have much activity going on over the bay area. that's because we have that ridge of high pressure that's been keeping us dry and warm the past couple days and it's on top to kind of warm us up very nicely through the day. the temperature trend in san francisco, just to give you a
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little bit of a sneak peek here, by about 1:00 will be in the upper 60s for san francisco, so definitely expect some nice conditions. now, we may be seeing breezier conditions as we head into the evening hours. i'll break all of that down for you coming up in about 15 minutes. >> we'll stayed tuned for that, vianey, thanks. developing news overnight now, one person is dead after a shooting in san francisco and police are still looking for the shooter. it happened around 11:00 last night near the bay

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