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and traffic when we meet again at 7:25 with a local news update. >> take time to enjoy this tuesday. have a great one. good morning. breaking overnight. on edge. new violence erupts in the middle east. israel launching air strikes against hamas one day after dozens of palestinians are killed. thousands hurt in clashes with israeli soldiers. the opening of the new u.s. embassy in jerusalem fueling outrage with more protests planned today. we're there live. first lady health scare. melania trump remains hospitalized this morning recovering after kidney surgery. we've got the latest on her condition. royal wedding drama. meghan markle's father reportedly backs out with just four days to go in the wake of
that paparazzi photo scandal. meghan and prince harry speaking out calling it a difficult situation. so if her father isn't there, who will walk her down the aisle? we're live at buckingham palace. those stories plus new house of horrors. ten children removed from a home in california. this morning the disturbing charges facing their parents. new eruptions. as lava and toxic gases engulf nearby communities, a mass evacuation may be necessary. and remembering margo kidder. the actress best known as lois lane for generations of superman fans. >> you've got me, who's got you? >> as we look back at her life and career. today, tuesday, may 15th, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from
studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody. welcome to "today." thank you for joining us. >> nice to see you on a tuesday morning bright and early. we've got a lot to get to. let's start in the middle east. it's a volatile situation there. >> it is. there's been violence along the border this morning. the clashes among the deadliest in years. nbc chief correspondent richard engel is in the thick of it. hey, richard. >> reporter: good morning. this is one of the main conflict areas here in the gaza strip. what's been happening here is palestinian protesters have been crossing this open stretch of land. they're heading toward the israeli fence which is right behind me. and when they've reached that fence, they've been shot at. and today is another day of rage. there are many funerals in the gaza strip today, and they are angry. 60 palestinian protesters, hospital officials say, were killed. nearly all shot dead by israeli forces.
among the victims, seven under the age of 18. 2,700 others were injured when palestinians rushed toward the closed and heavily fortified border. the gaza strip run by hamas is sealed off. palestinians have been protesting here against their lack of freedom for weeks. but their fury boiled over on monday when the u.s. embassy was officially moved to jerusalem with president trump's blessing. the palestinians saying it negates their claim to the city. the goal of the protests? to show their outrage. some say they can't take it anymore. israel says it will and must defend its borders and blamed hamas for pushing people to violence. at the u.s. embassy opening ceremony, the american ambassador david friedman also blamed hamas. people here including yourself talked about peace, how this could open the door to peace. but today we saw a lot of violence, a lot of deaths in
gaza. how do you square the two? >> hamas has to end its seizure on gaza. it's a terrorist organization beseeching its own people. >> reporter: president trump says moving the u.s. embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem was long overdue and will open the door to peace. so far, no sign of it. >> richard, i mean, it's hard to summarize the view of an entire people. but palestinians in gaza you've been speaking to, seeing what happened in jerusalem, are they just saying there's no hope for a peace process now? >> reporter: in a word, yes. they are not talking about a peace process at all. they say there can be no peace process with president trump, with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. then what happened moving the embassy to jerusalem, say say it takes away their hope of having jerusalem as their capital as well. there's not even talk of peace.
>> richard engel, thank you very much. also this morning, the well wishes are pouring in for first lady melania trump. she's recovering this morning after undergoing a surgical procedure on her kidney. let's get to white house correspondent kristen welker who's got the information. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. good morning to you. the first lady is resting and doing well as she recovers here at walter reed medical center this morning. the president tweeting about her condition writing, our great first lady is doing really well. will be leaving hospital in two or three days. thank you for so much love and support. this morning recovery mode. first lady melania trump remains hospitalized after treatment for a benign kidney condition. the procedure was successful and there were no complications. president trump wasn't there at the time, but spoke to his wife beforehand and tweeted, successful procedure. she is in good spirits. thank you to all of the well
wishers, before flying to walter reed medical center to visit her. overnight, a show of support from both sides of the aisle. house speaker paul ryan tweeting, so pleased her procedure was successful. and the senate democratic leader chuck schumer, sincere wishes for her speedy recovery. the surgical procedure comes a week to the day after mrs. trump introduced her be best initiative in the rose garden. >> together we can be best. >> reporter: aimed at tackling bullies, drug use, and mental health issues in children. >> let's encourage children to think big, dream big, and be best. >> america is truly blessed to have a first lady so devoted. >> reporter: the former model taking on an increasingly visible role. seen at her husband's side last week welcoming home the three americans held captive in north korea. and spearheading the first state dinner of the trump white house last month.
mrs. trump now becoming the first first lady to undergo a serious medical procedure since 1987 in the white house. she will likely remain in the hospital for the week. eager to make a full recovery and get back to what the slovsh. working with children. the procedure was long planned. the first lady's office had had no comment on that or the specific timing of when the first lady learned she needed that procedure. >> kristen, thank you. >> let's bring in nbc news medical contributor dr. natalie azar to help us understand this. we wish the first lady well, but what is actually happening? what was wrong there? >> well, so the reason to do something that was done was to cut off the blood supply to one of the arteries in the kidney. the two most plausible explanations is there might have been a benign tumor in the
kidney when it gets to a certain size could bleed. or there might have been a blood vein abnormality. >> they did describe this as a benign condition. perhaps that is a clue. could this just come up on someone or something that might have been a problem for some time and finally you have to take this drastic measure of having a surgery? >> in the case of the benign tumor, they can be completely asymptomatic. or you can have some back pain or blood in the urine. they are often incidentally found as a workup for something else. they say oh by the way you have this. and sometimes people can have a blood pressure issue. >> was reading she could be in the hospital for possibly as long as a week. is that a normal way this is handled? >> that's been discussed a little bit, the length of her stay. typically this would be considered more of an outpatient procedure or even on overnight procedure. so we think this is probably just an abundance of caution, that they want to monitor her. certainly for any pain, any
bleeding at the site, or anything like that. no other information thus far. >> all right. dr. azar, thank you for that. >> thank you. now to that dangerous situation unfolding in hawaii. new volcanic eruptions have rattled the island once again. let's go to miguel almaguer working hard covering this story once again. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here at a police check point where mandatory evacuations are being enforced, we can hear loud explosions in the air. a clear sign the volcanic activity here is not over. in the distance we can also see an orange glow. lava this morning still on the move. this morning in the shadow of kilauea, geysers of lava spews high into the sky. so far no injuries and no fatalities. >> watch out, watch out. >> reporter: but officials on the big island fear that could soon change.
as the earth violently splits apart, authorities say the lava is now moving faster, burning hotter, and is more explosive than ever. astronauts can see it from space. 250 miles up. with plumes of poisonous gas pouring into the air, trees untouched by scorching hot lava are tying because of all of the fumes. they call this condition red. >> mother earth, like, boom boom bo boom creating all this flow. >> reporter: with kilauea's crater, a lake of lava threatening to blow, boulders could become missiles hurled through the air. a few miles from the crater at 3,500 feet, a bird's eye perspective of the damage. from here we can see how quickly the lava is still spreading. with dozens of homes destroyed, the president declaring a disaster. the true scope of what's been lost is still unclear. this is what they call the hot
zone. this morning in a constantly changing landscape, the very lava that created this land is now taking so much of it away. >> miguel, i know you've been talking to residents there. how are they handling this? this is a long time now they haven't been in their homes. >> reporter: yeah. it's been over a week. they are being fortunately for them allowed back into their homes for the most part every day but they're not allowed to sleep there overnight. the big concern is the sulfur dioxide in the air. you can certain lly smell it. it's why the evacuations are still in place. that air can kill. >> thank you very much. we have a lot more to get to this morning including a disturbing story from california. a young couple facing serious charges involving their ten children. a 29-year-old father is under arrest for alleged torture and child abuse. his wife accused of child endangerment.
gadi schwartz has the latest on these troubling allegations. >> reporter: good morning. there are two very different stories emerging in this case. the couple say they called police after one child running away. but the police say they saw some of the worst abuse they've ever seen. a warning, it's disturbing. shocking allegations of a house or horrors. police say ten children ranging in age from 4 months to 12 years old were found in this fairfield, california, home living in squalor. horrific stories of alleged child abuse. >> every day they lived in torture. every day all day long. >> reporter: wanda rogers is the children's maternal grandmother. six of the children removed from the home are now in her care. she agreed to talk to nbc news but did not want to appear on camera. these photos show examples of the mistreatment. >> they went through a lot of abuse. >> reporter: their father 29-year-old jonathan allen is charged with nine counts of torture and six counts of child
abuse. their mother, 30-year-old inna rogers charged with child endangerment says it's a big mistake. >> my children are my life. >> reporter: but authorities say what went on inside this house was sadistic. >> puncture wounds, burns, bruising. the injuries consistent with being shot with a pellet gun or bb gun. >> reporter: wanda rogers says police seized a knife from the couple's home and this book about satan. >> jonathan worships the devil. he had a devil room he called a meditation room. >> reporter: this is just the latest case involving child abuse. multiple children were found malnourished and shackled to their beds. david and louise turpin held their children captain for years. their attorney says the allegations are not true and she wants her children back. >> mommy loves you so much. and daddy loves you so much.
and we are not going to stop. >> reporter: jonathan allen is still in jail. his bail has been set at $5 million. now police are looking at the possibility that some of these incidents went back to 2014. meanwhile, those children are now staying with extended family. back to you. >> gadi, such a disturbing story. thanks. this morning states across the country are racing to take advantage of yesterday's lands mark supreme court ruling which opened the door to sports wagering nationwide. the court struck down a federal law which barred gambling on sports in every state except for nevada. it leaves individual states whether it wants to allow betting on football, basketball, baseball, and other games. it could create a financial boom for cash strapped states and the gambling industry. the first bets could be placed within weeks. >> all right. time now for a check of the weather. we have mr. roker at the weather wall. hey, al. >> that's right. we got 3-1 odds you've got bad weather coming at the northeast. we are looking at strong storms
from messina, buffalo, back into the midwest. in fact, we've got a risk of severe weather for 47 million people. it's concentrated in the northeast. in fact, an enhanced risk from bingh binghamton into hartford. we could see tornadoes in this enhanced area. as this system slowly makes its way to the east, by right around rush hour today, 5:00 boston, new york, down to washington, d.c. we could be looking at extreme weather, strong storms, significant airport delays likely. then another system. this really kind of meanders. we'll look at more wet weather through the day tomorrow to the north of the front it stays dry. but from new york south, it is going to be a wet one. in fact, look through tomorrow. you can see down to atlanta and charlotte we've got 3 to 5 inches of rain. also in the northeast, flood watches for baltimore, atlantic city, philadelphia. look for rainfall amounts 1 to 3 inches of rain later tonight on into tomorrow. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. did our story.
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people in one fairfield a very good morning to you, it is 7:26. i'm laura garcia. people in one fairfield neighborhood stunned after police say officers found ten children living in horrid conditions, tortured and abused. the father jonathan michael ap len is facing felony torture and child abuse stages. they range from age from 4 months to 12 years old. their grandmother provided photos showing what appears to be filthy conditions inside the home. authorities also arrested the children's mother. she's now out on bail. she actually spoke yesterday and calls the charges appalling. >> switching gears, a look at the forecast, another cool start. >> cool and cloudy start as we take a live look outside in dublin. a little bit of sunshine trying to peek through there and we're
heading up to 69 degrees in livermore and 68 in concord. and it's going to be breezy in san francisco today, 61 degrees and 68 in san jose. and for the next few days, it will be a little bit cooler than normal but with more sunshine in the forecast, we'll warm it up in time for the weekend. saturday expect a high of 76 and sunday 72 degrees. let's get an update on how the commute is moving. >> pretty mild the south bay is starting to see more traffic for the northbound push. southbound the push is here for the nimitz down towards stevenson boulevard and the crash has been on the shoulder for a while. a focus point for the build past the dumbarton bridge and san mateo bridges. concord moves nicely, good recovery across the bridge in towards contra costa county. highway 4 westbound typical slowing and backup at the bay bridge. the east shore freeway has plenty of folks joining you. 32 minutes from highway 4 to the
♪ 7:30 tuesday morning, 15th of may, 2018. our lips are moving, our crowd the moving. we're going to start the summer concert series today. meghan trainor is doing the honors and is going to hit our citi stage one hour from now. >> there's a lot of people that were lined up last night at 8:30, standing on the sidewalk waiting. >> they're right. you want to be in the front row for this. we will begin this half hour with the headlines and new clashes in the middle east overnight. >> middle east chaos. new violence erupts at the israeli border after dozens of palestinians are killed while protesting the controversial opening of the u.s. embassy in
jerusalem. >> president trump is now entering into israel's history books. previous u.s. administrations had promised to do this move but had deferred the decision, fearing it could cause an outbreak of violence. no end in sight. new volcanic eruptions rattle hawaii's big island. residents fleeing lava and toxic gases as growing pressure from inside the earth threatens to blow the top off of the volcano. >> a few miles above the crater, at 3,500 feet, a bird's eye p perspective of the damage. we can see how quickly the lava is spreading. facebook suspends nearly 200 apps that may have misused user dat data. tailspin. dramatic video captures the moment a south korean airliner
collides with another jet in istanbul. and picasso fiasco. christie's forced to pull a p t picasso painting after damage is found. >> i'm sure it's not that precious or anything. >> sure. let's go into last-minute drama surrounding the royal wedding in the wake of the photo fias fiasco. there's reports that meghan markle's father will not attend the ceremony. keir simmons is outside buckingham palace. what's the latest there? >> reporter: this should be a morning that we're talking about harry and meghan's picture on postage stamps. the queen and residents palance finding her family and the soon-to-be family at the center of a opsoap opera.
this morning, the royals are just like us. not immune to big-family drama days before a big event. the father of soon-to-be american princess, meghan markle, now in the spotlight. according to tmz, thomas markel sr. will no longer walk his daughter down the aisle as planned. he's not going to attend the wedding at all. the news coming after mr. markel allegedly staged these photos of himself for the paparazzi, selling them for a reported $100,000. the former tv lighting director telling tmz, he meant no harm to meghan or the royal family when he made the deal, which he now regrets. calling the photos stupid and hammy, he reportedly says he won't travel to london because he doesn't want to embarrass his daughter. overnight, meghan's half-sister, samantha, defending her father on a morning show, saying he urged paparazzi so they wouldn't
snap photos of him. the goal of those photographs was basically because he was feeling defenseless. >> reporter: mr. markel also revealing to tmz, he suffered a heart attack a week ago. the newly-obtained photos show him at several fast food restaurants just days after the alleged health scare. the palace is not reporting on the heart attack and not confirming if mr. markel will attend the wedding. but reads a statement saying, this is a deeply personal moment for ms. markel. she and harry ask that the respect be extended to mr. markel in this situation. >> i think if he doesn't come, her mother will step up and will spend the night before the wedding with her daughter but also may end up walking her down the aisle, as well. >> reporter: speculation, as the towns of windsor and eaton, prepare to hold the royal event of the year. now adorned with the union jack and crowded with visitors,
excited to experience history and the happy ending of this modern-day fairy tale. >> keir, you've covered the royals for a long time. how unusual is it for kensington palace to release the statement and in that statement not be clear as to whether or not her dad is coming? >> reporter: well, i think they're trying to figure it out. the queen is likely trying to figure it out. clearly, hoda, for meghan, for any bride, this will be a devastating situation to find herself in. for the royal family, of course, they are show business. but they are also a serious business. the queen is the head of state here. and in many countries. this is bad for business. on the other hand, they are a normal family. these are normal families, even though, hoda, i guess, it feels like we're living through a cross between shakespeare and "dallas" and "dynasty." >> it's a human story. you have thomas markel.
he's her dad. he didn't ask for any of this. he's living a quiet life in mexico. and suddenly, the paparazzi descend on him. they're taking pictures going through the drive-through of mcdonald's. he didn't leave question as to whether he was coming. he said he wasn't coming. do you read between the lines that they're trying to purr ser him to come? >> i'm sure they're trying to persuade him to come. if he did collude with the paparazzi, if you like, it's hurtful for harry. you know his background, particularly in relation to princess diana and the paparazzi. here's the crunch, guys, for me. i spoke last week about this wedding breaking through class barriers, through racial barriers, through national barriers. that is not easy. it's easy for us all to stay in our bubbles, to close the door, in a sense, right now, it seems like politicians around the world want us to do that. and isn't it interesting to see an unelected member of the
british royal family, the son of diana, holding out the example of not doing that, of reaching out to each other. and tif it is hard for this couple, if you agree with reaching out, we should be out there supporting them. >> quickly at the end, we wonder who will walk her down the aisle. we heard that possibly her broth mother. is that likely? >> reporter: it would be unusual for doria to walk her down the aisle in royal circles. in many ways the royal family are adept at changing. they are traditional but they have changed many, many times. another possibility might be william. maybe prince charles. or maybe, just maybe, as many brides have done in modern weddings, she will walk down the aisle on her own. and won't that be a striking image? >> another piece of suspense for
the royal wedding, in addition to whether harry will shave. >> yes. i say no shaving. >> i say shave. we have a lot of wedding announcements to make. we are throwing a party on the plaza. a royal plaza. get dressed up in your british best. grab your passport. you may be joining us in london. today.com/royaltreatment. >> we're putting together wedding invitations at home. this is a primetime special, 10:00, 9:00 on nbc. >> on thursday, i'll be in jolly old england. we'll have a lot more there, all week including our live average saturday morning at 4:30 a.m. eastern. >> grab your tea and crumpets. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> "today's weather" is brought to you by the capital one savor
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cooler than normal weather today starting out with some cloudy skies and our high temperatures santa rosa, only up to 63 degrees, 68 in concord and 64 today in oakland. san francisco expect a high of 61 and 68 in san jose. heading into the day tomorrow, we start out with clouds and we may even have sprinkles and drizzle, up to 67 degrees but then looking at more sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week and into the weekend saturday. 76 degrees. that is your latest weather. >> thank you, al. coming up, john cena gets candid, opening up about his breakup and his future. >> that was an extraordinary moment on your show yesterday. and the tributes pouring in after the sudden passing of "superman" star, margot kidder. and robert kennedy jr. on the lessons he learned from his family and the ruling to overturn his cousin's murder conviction. and a city changes the 911 system in the wake of a system in the wake of a teenager's
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blake, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. cincinnati's mayor says they failed this young boy. the teen's father is saying this morning that the answers he's been getting so far from the city aren't good enough. and he's demanding an independent investigation. trapped in the back of a minivan, unable to breathe, kyle plush called 911 for help. cincinnati police never found him. >> the true tragedy here is, we had a young man call for help. and we weren't able to help him. >> reporter: a new report released by the city monday outlines the failures that day in april, when plush was reaching for tennis gear in the back of his honda odyssey minivan, the third seat becoming unsecured and pin him down. he used siri to voice-activate the cell phone in his pocket and call 911. >> help. help. help. i'm stuck in my van outside the seven hills parking lot. >> the seven hills what parking
lot? >> reporter: among the reports' fi findings, the dispatchers had trouble hearing kyle and giving the information to officers. officers never left their vehicle during a search of the parking lot to cover more ground. a second 911 call went unheard by a different dispatcher. the call center was having technical problems. >> i probably don't have much time left. tell my mom i love her if i die. this is not a joke. >> reporter: ultimately, the report concluded everyone involved followed proper procedures. kyle plush's father, who found his son's body, is demanding more answers. >> kyle knew he was in trouble and didn't call his mom and dad. he knew he needed to call the one entity that could respond quickly and ultimately address the immediate crisis the best. >> reporter: the city council is going to meet again to give that
father more answers. they'll meet again in two weeks. meantime, the city of cincinnati is getting new technology later this year that could have helped prevented this. going forward, the exact gps location from cell phones won't just be sent to dispatchers. it will go directly to a map in officers' cars to help them track the location of 911 caller mrs. quick callers more quickly. coming up next, we're remembering the remarkable life of margot kidder, an actress as a control enthusiast, i'm all-business when i travel... even when i travel... for leisure. so i go national, where i can choose any available upgrade in the aisle - without starting any conversations- -or paying any upcharges. what can i say? control suits me.
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story. >> good morning, you guys. along with being an actress, margot kidder was an outspoken political activist. she never stopped working for the causes she believed in, despite a very public battle with mental illness, leaving behind quite a legacy and memories for millions of fans. >> i got you. >> you've got me. who's got you? >> reporter: as ace reporter lois lane, margot kidder rose to fame in the '70s and early '80s, alongside co-star christopher reeves, appearing in four "superman" films. their on-scream chemistry was a breath of fresh air. >> get the picture? >> reporter: born in canada in 19 1948, kidder caught the acting bug early, moving to los angeles after landing parts in television in the late '60s. later, starring in a horror film "sisters."
>> lois lane, say hello to clark kent. >> reporter: but her career took off in 1978. winning the role of the no-nonsense love interest to the man of steel. >> we've held each other long distance, through some pretty rough times. >> reporter: her work with reeve, turning into an off-screen friendship. >> we were like brother and sister more than anything romantic. he was really special. >> reporter: throughout her career, kidder became an outspoken political activist, supporting a host of progressive causes. as her star faded, her personal life took a tragic turn. a car accident in 1990 kept her from working and left behind crushing debt. the injuries exacerbated her struggle with bipolar disorder, which later became public. after disappearing for several days in 1996, kidder suffered a nervous breakdown and was found frightened and disheveled behind a home, not far from where she
filmed "superman." the episode caused her to speak candidly about mental illness when few did so. >> if i was that bad, then anyone can get better. >> reporter: the star becoming a mental health advocate. fighting through her private struggles, kidder returned to acting and scored a daytime emmy for her work in children's television three years ago. now, her unexpected passing at the age of 69 has fans and friends in mourning. teri hatcher tweeting, it is a privilege to have shared the role of lois lane with this wonderful actress. she led the waybrilliantly. my heart goes out to her family and friends. >> kidder is survived by her daughter and two children. >> sheinelle, thank you. we're back on a tuesday morning, first, let's get a check of local news, your local weather and these messages. like we do.
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good morning, we start out with cloudy skies. in san francisco we'll be the in upper 50s and then up to 61 degrees in san francisco. 64 degrees for oakland and 68 degrees today in san jose. also 68 in napa. by tomorrow morning, more clouds and drizzle and couple of sprinkles possible but then we'll gradually warm up heading into the weekend which looks to be a really nice one. legts head over to mike for an update on commute. >> the south bay holding pretty steady, 85 seeing the most volume. 880 through hayward and earlier crash clear eed but still slow there. the exit there may be blocked by a crash. distraction slows you lafayette and or rininda. the bay bridge slows a bit and crash clearing in harrison, san
francisco side. back to you. happening now, police in san jose investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and it happened a little after midnight near calero high school. the second person in the shooting is expected to survive. a fairfield father remains in jail on $5 million bail. he's accused of torturing his ten children. the children's mother is facing child endangerment charges and out on bail but calls the accusations appalling. a link to more including images from inside that home. another half day in a half hour.
it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, on-edge. it's 8:00 on today. coming up, on edge. new protests, new clashes along the israeli border after the move of the u.s. embassy. how bad will it get? plus melania on the mend. the first lady recovering after undergoing a procedure for a kidney condition. >> they want to take extra precautions. >> the latest on her recovery and what you need to know about the procedure. >> and trainor's day. ♪
>> we are all aboard the as me began trainor joins us live to kick off the summer concert series. ♪ >> skipping school to see megan trainor on today. >> we got selfies with megan trainor. ♪ ♪ >> all right. welcome back. it's tuesday morning. it's the perfect tuesday to be watching the show. >> this is going to give you this. she will get the blood pumping.
>> we'll get outside in a little bit. we want to get to your news at 8:00. israel escalated the response the deadly protests over the new american embassy there. richard is in gaza city this morning. tell us the latest. >> reporter: good morning hoda. this is one of the main places the crashes have been taking police. i think it's fair to call it a kill zone. they have been walking across the open area approaching the israeli border fence. when they get to that border fence h fence they have been shot at. yesterday they were shot at in large numbers and many are than 50 protesters were killed. nearly 3,000 of them were injured. israel says it has no choice but to defend it's borders. they say hamas which runs the
gaza strip her is in order to disguise problems here. it's not over hoda. >> all right. thank you. melania trump spent the first of what is expected to be several nights in the hospital after kidney surgery. we are at walter reed medical center. what's the latest? >> reporter: a white house official tells me the first lady is resting and doing well as she recovers here at walter reed as what is described as a benign kidney condition. they said the proceed your was successful. president trump wasn't here for the actual procedure but he spoke with her beforehand and spoke with her come to immediately afterwards and visited. thank you to call of the well
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and their children. through it all, the kennedys have occupied a unique place of power and privilege. now, we're looking at the death of robert kennedy and his son is sharing his experiences in a new book. robert kennedy jr. joins us now. >> thanks for having me, savannah. >> there's so much in this book. you cover so much terrain. i do want to ask about an item in the news and you've written a book about michael skakel and his murder case. his conviction overturned by the connecticut supreme court. have you talked to your cousin michael? what's his reaction? >> he's elated. you know, the supreme court decision, people should understand, was effectively exoneration of michael because the court overturned it because there was a credible witness. there's five eyewitnesses that put him 1 11 miles away at the
time the murder was committed. he could not have committed the crime. >> the lawyer that represented michael at trial made a mistake by not aggressive live going after that albi alibi and said should have pointed the finger at thomas. >> thomas didn't commit the crime, either. the court acknowledged there were a lot of other people that could have made third party culpability defense. the press nor the police wanted to investigation a member not of my family. right now, tony bryan, a young man, has given a full confession to the crime, that he and his two friends actually committed the crime. and i've interviewed all three of them. we have it on tape. the police refused to investigate it. >> as i said, you wrote a whole
book about it. people are interested in the case, they can find your views. we want to talk about your book you just wrote, of course. it's almost the 50th anniversary of your father's death. what made you want to write this book? and what are you hoping to remind people about your father? >> originally, harper collins asked me to do the book ten years ago. and it was conceived as a book about the expeditions i had taken with my father. whitewater and mountain climbing and that kind of thing. it evolved into something much larger. i spent a lifetime of people asking me what was it like to grow up in that family at that time in history? and basically, i tried to tell that story and answer those questions. for all of us, it was a magical time. it was filled with laughter and humor and idealism. our household was the second white house at that time. it was a crazy, fun place with a
sea lion living in the swimming pool and eskimos building igloos. >> i marvel at your mother. she had 11 kids and it sound like she ran a tight ship. you had to go to dinner with your hair combed and all that. >> i have seven kids of my own. and the older i get, the more i admire her for being able to impose some kind of order on that extraordinary chaos. >> there's lots of anecdotes. we even have a picture of it, when you were a little boy and you got a meeting with the president, john f. kennedy jr. because you had something to talk to him about. and you brought a salamander to the oval office. it was just incredible. but the salamander didn't farewell,fare well, apparently. and the president was okay with
you? >> the sealamander had died because i put him in chlorinated water. i didn't know we had chlorinated water. and a lot of the meeting was about the salamander's health. my uncle doesn't look well to me. and i was saying, he was sleeping. >> just sleeping. there's so many different anecdotes and you take on a lot of issues. it's a really good read. robert kennedy jr., thank you for your time this morning. thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> and the book is called "american values." you can find more on today.com/shop. jack schlossberg will be here tomorrow, live. he will have a preview of the profile in courage awards. now, to al for a check of the weather. >> we're looking at wet weather down in florida. a low pressure system developing there. yesterday, we thought it might develop into a tropical system. it doesn't look like it. however, it is going to combine to create big problems. today, we're looking at 47 million people at risk for
severe weather. could be isolated tornadoes within this area north of new york, hartford and binghamton. there's the low pressure system. and off the coast, we have high pressure, between that bermuda high that's pumping up a lot of moisture from the atlantic. we have a heavy rain risk through the weekend. we could be looking at 5 to 7 inches of rain through florida and upwards of 4 to 6 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. we're still seeing all these clouds rolling by. as we take a live look outside in san francisco, at the golden gate bridge. we will see some clearing today there. and the clearing happens a lot sooner for the inland areas. expect it to reach up to antioch and livermore. 68 in san jose and 64 in oakland. for the north bay, 68, in napa. tomorrow, even cooler, as we get more clouds, as some sprinkles for the morning hours.
>> don't forget, check us out on the go. "today" show radio siriusxm channel 108. >> that's quite a channel, al. when you fly and you go to have a beverage, what is your go-to beverage? all right. don't tell me. you better listen up. we're going to talk about it in the orange room. >> big suspense there. united airlines announced some changes to their in-flight beverage options. and passengers were not pleased about one option in particular. the airline said they are going to stop serving tomato juice on all flights under four hours. >> don't tell carson. >> people are up in arms. they got rid of sprite zero and jim beam. when it came to taking away the tomato, people were passionate. no tomato juice on a plane? what are you doing american airlines? betty posts, plain tomato juice
is all i drink on your flights. and jason said, the airline serving tomato juice will get my business. they responded to tweets individually. you say tomato, we say we hear you. tomato juice is here to stay. many said they don't drink it on the ground but they love it in the sky. it turns out there's something to that. research has shown that the altitude and pressure change actually makes the sweet and salty drink taste better in the air. i agree with that 100%. >> is that true? >> i only like a bloody mary in the sky. >> the bloody mary mix without the alcohol is one of the best things. >> i think it's healthy, right? >> it has too much salt. but that's okay. >> that's all right. you have "pop start" too? >> yes. let's talk about john cena. he sat down with hoda and kathie lee on monday and opened up about his relationship with nikki bella. after the two called off their engagement last month just weeks before the wedding. take a look.
>> for anyone out there speculating on what's going on, i love her. i want to be with her. i want to make her my wife. i want to be the father of her children. i just want us to work. and that's so just from here. i am really trying to support her in her trying to find whatever it is she wants that made this fall apart in the first place. in doing so, i'm also trying to live. i don't have any other hopes other than maybe one day that we can work it out. >> and later on "extra" they asked nikki about john's comments. >> i have hope. i'm at a point in my life where i feel like i lost me and i want to find me and work on me. i just want john and i both to live, you know, happily ever after, whether it's together or separate. >> it seems like both are willing to work it out. hoda, you were there for the conversation. what do you think? >> i was surprised how revealing he was. he really, really loves her from
deep down. they've been together for six years. if i just get 5 years and 364 days, those would be the best of my life. he was laying it out there. he was not holding back. >> he seems like he was in pain. >> i've never seen him nervous before. he got on the set, he was pacing around. and i said, do you really want to do it? >> my heart, i literally almost ran in and was like, i'll marry you. it was so heartfelt and real. >> it was real. >> isn't she on your show tomorrow? >> yes. i know. maybe it will all come together. she was literally, while he was here, across the streets at radio city. she was walking the red carpet. so, they were in very close proximity. >> maybe get him back over tomorrow. >> you never know. coming up, we will finally -- sorry. i'm so emotional. take two. let's get to bono and the edge. u2's frontman and guitarist made
their first appearance on "the ellen degeneres show." the band talked about ellen and the 40-year history. >> the band is still together, same members. and you still like each other. you're still touring. >> it's like a family more than a band. >> that's sweet. >> a dysfunctional family. >> is it like -- do you have things that drive each other crazy? >> we know each other so well -- >> -- we can finish each other's sentences. nothing drives me crazy about them in any real sense because genuinely, they kind of saved my life. i really felt as a teenager, i had no reason to exist until i found them. and they also supplied food and refreshments. >> you can tell why the band is still going strong. you can catch the full interview today on "the ellen degeneres show."
monday was a special occasion for you, savannah. savannah was honored with the spirit of life award by city of hope, a research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other diseases. our own jenna bush hager presented the award to savannah. and we want to show you what jenna had to say about savannah and hear from savannah herself. >> savannah has become a sister. standing by me with unparalleled loyalty and love in moments of joy and sadness. she doesn't take a single day for granted or any of her blessings. she lives with purpose and spirit, resilience and grit and grate faith. she knows by serving others, her life is a full one. >> back then when i was struggling with my own sadness when i was afraid to believe in a brighter future, i found that choosing to hope was not blindly believing in a utopian future. it was about a happy present.
and if my hope was misplaced or wrong, well, who cares because i would have spent my precious present in expectant hope. and here's what i wrote in my journal back then. i would rather be hopeful and wrong in the end than hopeless and right. well, ten years later, god never gave up hope on me. and though no life is perfect, i have my happy ending. i will kiss my dreams come true tonight before i go to bed. their names are mike, vale and charlie. >> i get emotional every time you talk. congratulations. >> thank you. it was a lovely event. >> that was the most beautiful speech. we saw one minute of it. it was beautiful. >> it was just so nice. and city of hope is this wonderful organization. i loved learning what they do to help people suffering from cancer, their research. it was a cool event. >> you're giving it back to them. that's what you do. >> that's where it belongs. just ahead, we're heading outside. we're going to join our plaza
police in san jose are good morning, everyone. 8:26. police in san jose investigating an early morning double shooting that killed one man. officers expect the other person shot to survive. it happened a little after 1:00 a.m. in an area right across the street from calera high school in south san jose but that's not where the two men were found. they ended up five blocks away in a strip mall parking lot. right now, there's no word of the name of the man who died and police are not saying if someone targeted the men or if this was maybe a random shooting. a number of problems on the commute this morning. let's check in with mike. >> we started out nicely, now we have continued slowing in the east bay. north 880 toward high as the disabled vehicle has cleared so we should see improvement there. south 880 moving a little
better. but it was really tough getting out of freemont towards hayward. peninsula side, over near el camino, right in that whole area, a crash, tying up things in the off ramp and slowing down 92. 101, slowing through east palo alto. as things do bog down. look at how jammed it is toward willow. all this construction over here, that's the overcrossing that continues with the interchange there. and the overcrossing at university. so it's a tougher drive through this section of palo alto. and will continue. back to you. >> all right, mike, thank you. more local news in half an hour. we'll see you then.
♪ it's 8:30. it's tuesday morning, it is a great day it's 8:30. it's tuesday morning. it is a great day on our plaza. we are just moments away from a great crowd, great concert. meghan trainor is here. and she's going to kick things off in a moment. we seem to be missing someone. has anyone seen hoda? >> maybe it's her proud moment in the crowd. >> all right. so a lot of great people made the journey to be here. we've got some flight attendants. all right. so these flight attendants, meghan, they coordinated their layover so they would be here with you on your concert and one of the flight attendants was
meghan on your flight? >> you were? >> she was on my flight. from l.a. to atlanta. >> all right. so meghan, what do you say we bring these flight attendants up front? >> yes, please. >> come up with us. come on. come on. what airline are you with? >> delta. >> they're with delta. come on. coming up front. coming up front. all right. back to you guys. >> did meghan have tomato juice on the flight? >> or some variation thereof. >> exactly. awesome. >> do you want to come say hi? >> yeah. come say hi. >> come here. come on stage. hi, ladies. >> i am such a huge fan. >> so cute. >> i am so excited. >> y'all want to get a little meghan hug. >> we can all hug it out. >> hi al, take it away. >> all righty. let's do the weather. here we go.
look at what's happening today. we got lots of wet weather on the seaboard. record highs in the southeast. look for some showers in the pacific northwest. heavy storms later today. into tomorrow and the mid-atlantic states hot and humid in the gulf. and let's all put on our ascots and put on our top hats and think about the royal wedding. that's right. our wedding planner weather for you. windsor castle. we expect tomorrow, sunday, i should say sunny and mild. friday will be mostly cloudy and 62. 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. mostly cloudy skies as you head out right now. we'll get some clearing behinds reaching into the upper 60s. more clouds tomorrow with some spotty showers. and then as we go through the rest of the forecast, warming up into the mid-70s. just in time for the weekend. san francisco, upper 50s and low 60s as we go through the middle of the week. and some low 60s for saturday as
well as sunday. >> announcer: the city concert series on "today" is proud by presented to you by citi. >> okay. we are so excited to be kicking off our citi summer concert series this morning. there's no one better to do it than meghan trainor. >> nobody. nobody. we've got a full half hour of music in store for you guys. but first, why meghan is one of our favorites. she is a grammy winner who has sold more than 3 million albums. ♪ i know you're lying because your lips are moving ♪ with hits like "dear future husband." and "all about that bass."
this morning meghan trainor is here on our plaza. and kicking off our citi summer concert series. >> okay, kick it off, meghan. take it away. >> y'all ready "today" show? ♪ talking crazy ♪ looking at me sideways ♪ always coming at me ♪ why you acting hard when you just a baby ♪ ♪ baby i keep it real with you but you trying to play me ♪ ♪ have you lost your mind ♪ open up your eyes ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ there ain't no excuses excuses
babe ♪ ♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ ♪ talking crazy ♪ looking at me sideways ♪ always coming at me ♪ why you acting like you never met me ♪ ♪ i don't disrespect you don't you disrespect me ♪ ♪ have you lost your mind ♪ open up your eyes ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ there ain't no excuses excuses babe ♪ ♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ >> y'all ready? ♪ take it back.
♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ ♪ have you lost your mind ♪ open up your eyes ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ you wrus have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ there ain't no excuses excuses babe ♪ ♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ >> everybody put your hands up. ♪ you must have confused me confused me with ♪ ♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ ♪ come on babe ♪ your momma raised you better than that ♪ >> and that is how you start a citi summer concert series. meghan trainor just getting started. more music ahead, but first this is "today" on nbc.
wow. >> she is all about that bass. but we're all about her. meghan trainor. >> oh, my gosh. the grammy winner released two songs, "let you be right" and can't dance." you bring such happiness into our world. every song that comes out, we're singing within 30 seconds. you have that thing. >> that's my goal. >> do you have a title for this album? >> oh, you sneaky girl, you. >> what is it? >> can i say it? no. he's saying no. i don't know it yet. >> you sneaky girl. >> you sneaky girl, you. >> i like it. >> i said to you and hoda said the same thing, we've known you a long time. you have never looked better. you have never seemed happier.
>> thank you. >> what's going on? you're compuexuding joy. >> i'm so in love. there's my fiance. >> that handsome man has transformed you. you come off the stage and jump into that man's arms. >> yes, i do. >> you're getting married. it's all happening. >> yeah. i don't know when and where, but we're going to do it. i'm locking it down. >> you said this new album, the unnamed one, is your favorite. why? >> it sounds mature for me. and my song writing has never been better. i'm proud of it and in love. there's more happier songs and more love songs, which i didn't have before. >> do songs come to you in a second? >> yeah. >> i feel like they pop in my head. >> kathie lee and hoda song came out of my head at 6:00 a.m. i wrote it down on my phone. >> you're unbelievable. what are you going to sing for
us now? >> my new song. "let you be right." >> "let you be right." >> take it away. >> if you know the words, please sing along. ♪ love me love me ♪ ♪ don't forget you love me when i break things, make things ♪ ♪ a little bit uncomfy baby, don't hate me ♪ ♪ you probably think i'm crazy and it's stupid and foolish ♪ ♪ the way we've been behaving don't you drag this on and on ♪ ♪ when you know that you're wrong ♪ ♪ you're wrong ♪ i don't wanna fight tonight i'm going to let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right
♪ we can make up if you kiss me at the next traffic light ♪ ♪ i don't want to fight tonight ♪ ♪ i'm going to let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right ♪ trust me, trust me i need you to trust me ♪ ♪ 'cause i say things i don't mean ♪ ♪ words for me ain't easy ♪ baby, don't hate me you probably think i'm crazy ♪ ♪ and it's stupid and foolish the way we've been behaving ♪ ♪ don't keep dragging this on and on ♪ ♪ when you know that you're wrong, you're wrong ♪ ♪ i don't want to fight tonight ♪ ♪ i'm going to let you be right i don't want to fight tonight ♪ ♪ i'm going to let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ we can make up if you just kiss me at the next traffic light ♪ ♪ i don't want to fight tonight
i'm going to let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right hey ♪ ♪ love me, love me don't forget you love me ♪ ♪ hey, yeah love me, love me ♪ ♪ don't forget you love me ♪ hey, yeah oh, hey ♪ ♪ i don't want to fight tonight i'm going to let you be right ♪ >> hands up. ♪ i don't want to fight tonight i'm going to let you be right ♪ ♪ we can make up kiss me at the next traffic light ♪ ♪ i don't want to fight tonight i'm going to let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right let you be right ♪ ♪ let you be right ♪ so we can make up
kiss me at the next traffic light ♪ ♪ whoa, oh let you be right ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> stop it. stop it. we got more music from meghan trainor coming up. and also, one of her classics. first, this is "today" on nbc. to california schoolsd, need big change. marshall tuck is the only candidate for state superintendent who's done it before. less bureaucracy, more classroom funding. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck.
i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein we're having too much fun. we're going to keep the summer concert series going. meghan trainor, take it away. ♪ i found myself dreaming silver and gold ♪ ♪ like a scene from a movie that every broken heart knows ♪ ♪ we walk in the moonlight ♪ you pull me close
a split-second and you disappear ♪ ♪ i was all alone ♪ i woke up in tears with you by my side ♪ ♪ with the belief and i realize when i promise tomorrow ♪ ♪ i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪ ♪ i'm gonna hold you like i'm saying good-bye ♪ ♪ whether we're standing i won't take you for granted ♪ ♪ because one never knows when we'll run out of time ♪ ♪ so, i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪ ♪ i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪
♪ in the blink of an eye just a whisper, a smile ♪ ♪ you could lose everything the truth is you never know ♪ ♪ so, i'll kiss you longer, b y ba baby ♪ ♪ every chance that i get i'll make the most of each minute ♪ ♪ with no regrets take our time ♪ ♪ say what we ♪ you'll know it when i promise tomorrow ♪ ♪ i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪ ♪ i'm gonna hold you like i'm saying good-bye ♪ ♪ wherever we're standing i won't take you for granted ♪
♪ we'll never know it when we'll run out of time ♪ ♪ so, i'm gonna love you and i'm going to lose you ♪ ♪ i said, i'm gonna love you >> ladies and gentlemen, give it up for drew. drew, play for them. ♪ ♪ i'm gonna love you >> like what? ♪ i'm gonna hold you like i'm saying good-bye ♪ ♪ wherever we're standing i won't take you for granted ♪ ♪ baby, we'll never know when we'll run out of time ♪
♪ i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪ ♪ i'm gonna love you like i'm gonna lose you ♪ >> thank you so much. thank you for coming out today. thank you "today" show. [ applause ] yes. >> meghan, we love you. she's got one more song for us, a classic, coming up a little bit later. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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genetics. jeanetics. i see what you did there. jean's mom lived to be over 100, as well. >> that's amazing. >> can we just say how great the concert was outside? meghan trainor knows how to do it. and every song feels like a song you've known all your life. >> the crowd, the look they have on their faces, she seems to have a moment with each person. >> there was one little girl that she was looking at, and the little girl started crying. we will have more music in our fourth hour. john cena is back. randy zuckerberg, the sister of mark zuckerberg is here. she has a book out. >> and meghan trainor has another song on your hour. >> she does. >> the one that started it all. >> the one that started it i )m
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[ applause ] good morning, everyone. welcome to the show. i'm megyn kelly. and we begin this morning with the road to the royal wedding, which is a little bumpy at the moment. you thought you were the only one with family drama, well, you were wrong. we all have it. there's four days until prince harry and meghan markle say i do. and there's reports that the father of the bride will no longer attend the wedding. keir simmons has the latest from buckingham palace this morning. keir, what's the story? >> reporter: megyn, good morning. this is a morning we should have been talking about the last-minute preparations for the wedding, with the new stamps released