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in the bay," back at 7:25 with a local news update. >> as we watch people leave sfo. 40 million expected to leave for memorial day weekend. have a very good day. >> we'll be here tomorrow. this is "today" with salve savannah guthrie. the president has called off that historic summit with kim jong-un after new ultimatums and threats from north korea overnight. >> kristen welker is standing by at the white house with more. kristen, what do we know? >> reporter: this is a truly stunning development. and we're getting this news from a statement that we just got from the communications department here at the white house. this is from president trump to kim jong-un. i'm going to read you part of that statement now.
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it reads, we were informed that the meeting was requested by north korea but that is totally irrelevant. i very much am looking forward to being there with you. sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, i feel it is inappropriate at this time to have this long planned meeting. now, the letter also states, you talk about your nuclear capabilities but ours are so massive and powerful that i practicepray to god that they will never, ever have to be used. u.s. detainees were released from north korea but now north korea is pulling out in the wake of joint preplaned military exercises between the u.s. and south korea. and overnight, one of kim's
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closest advisers calling vice president mike pence a, quote, political dummy. pence's comments are reminiscent of similar comments by john bolton that roiled north korea. north korea making this stunning announcement that they are pulling out of this summit planned between president trump and kim jong-un. the president leaves the door open a tiny bit saying that if things can be resolved, perhaps the summit can take place in the future. but he ends that letter saying, quote, this missed opportunity is a truly sad moment in history, savannah and craig. >> kristen, is there more than meets the eye here? because we've seen this kind of name calling going back and forth between the two leaders, of north korea and trump, for months and months, yet the summit was organized and was going to happen.
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was the president souring on it behind the scenes? is this a face saving thing? >> reporter: i think that's the exactly right way to look at it, savannah. remember the terms of this summit, the administration, president trump had called for north korea to completely denuclearize. that is what they wanted to come out of these talks. and then kim jong-un backtracked on that term. you heard president trump in recent days, when asked about denuclearization, did he want to see full, immediate denuclearization, on fox news in an interview he said perhaps it can't happen immediately, perhaps it needs to be phased in over time. i think the president had deep concerns that ultimately he would walk away from these negotiations not getting what the united states was demanding out of them, looking like he had the weaker hand to play, frankly. we're also told that he was frankly caught off guard but some of these last minute threats by kim jong-un.
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this is certainly a stunning turn of events. remember, president trump had already to some extent started taking a victory lap, musing about the fact that others were talking about the possibility of him getting the nobel peace prize. now, all of that, savannah, has reversed in this truly stunning development today from the white house. >> a few moments ago, kristen, we heard from florida senator marco rubio applauding this decision to back out of the talks in singapore saying it was 100% the right thing to do. i know this is news that's just breaking. any other response coming from the hill just yet? >> reporter: no response yet, beyond what you just mentioned, craig. but i can tell you, i've been speaking with lawmakers in recent days as we've been tracking these very fast-moving developments. and they all had a very similar message. democrats and republicans. they wanted this summit to move forward but only, only if the united states got out of the summit what it was demanding. again, that call for complete denuclearization.
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when it seemed as though that was not going to be the case, i can tell you that based on conversations with sources over the past 24 hours, increasingly it seemed like the summit was jeopardized. and now we have the realization that the stakes were just too high and the united states not confident enough to move forward with the summit. >> kristen wielker with the breaking news that the summit between president trump and kim jong-un will not happen as scheduled. for most of you, there is more of "today" just ahead. this has been an nbc news special report. the president making more news, this time on the nfl's policy on
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the national anthem. >> and a major move to quiet a firestorm. the league now says it will fine teams if players kneel during the anthem. just this morning, president trump said anyone who does kneel may not belong in our country. >> reporter: this morning, president trump speaking out about the nfl anthem controversy. >> i don't think people should be staying in locker rooms. still, i think it's good. you have to stand proudly for the national anthem. or you shouldn't be playing. you shouldn't be there. maybe you shouldn't be in the country. you have to stand proudly for the national anthem. and the nfl owners did the right thing if that's what they've done. >> reporter: the president's comments after nfl commissioner roger goodell announced a change to the league's policy on kneeling during the national anthem. >> our objective as a league and to all 32 clubs, which was unanimous, is that we want people to be respectful to the national anthem, we want people to stand. that's all personnel. >> reporter: since 2016, dozens
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of nfl players led by colin kaepernick, then quarterback for the san francisco 49ers, kneeling duiring the national anthem as a protest for social justice. personnel who choose not to stand can stay off the field after the anthem has been performed under the new policy. but if anyone on the field chooses not to stand, the nfl will fine the team. >> this will be viewed as a clampdown. this will be viewed as the nfl attempting to gag players, to prevent them from raising issues of police violence or racial inequity. >> reporter: the nfl players association said they were not consulted and adding they will challenge any aspect of it that is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement. malcolm jacobs of the philadelphia eagles tweeted, while i disagree with the decision, i will not let it silence me or stop me from
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fighting. not all team leadership is on board either. new york jets chairman and ceo christopher johnson says he'll pay any finaes for his players, telling "newsday," if somebody takes a knee, that fine will be borne by me, not the players. >> the nhl, major league baseball, they don't have policies directing whether players should stand or whatever for the national anthem. the nba has arguably an even more forceful policy, mandating the players stand in a dignified position during the singing the national anthem. but the nba, players have carved out a niche for being socially active. this is the scene from 2012, you had the miami heat wearing hoodies after the trayvon martin shooting. now you have a number of nba players who still wear sneakers that have "black lives matter" written on them. the league in an attempt to try
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to handle the situation, a lot of folks don't think this is going to be something that goes away. i talked to a player just yesterday who said that players in the nfl were already talking about ways that they could still somehow protest. >> there are ways to get your message across for sure. speaking of the nba, actually, this incident in milwaukee that we had at the top of the show, just released body cam footage show police confronting and tasing a player for the milwaukee bucs. nbc's ron mott is there with the story, ron, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. this all happened back in january. milwaukee police just last night releasing that body cam video. in it we see sterling brown of the milwaukee bucs being surrounded by a bunch of police officers, they tackle him to the ground and tase him. all the while, he seems to cooperate. the body cam video from the early hours of january 26th shows nba player sterling brown coming out of a walgreen's. a milwaukee police officer approaching after brown had
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double parked in a handicapped spot. >> where is your driver's license? back up. i don't see the issue here? hold on. >> reporter: as the officer explains why he's stopping brown, he calls for backup. >> i told you to back up. because you're going to try to get in the car. i'll do what i want. >> reporter: it's not clear what the officer is referring to and despite never appearing combative, brown never appears to raise his voice or resist as the situation escalates. >> these are legitimate questions, right? >> i ain't got no problem. >> you look at me like i've got something going on in my head. >> you touched me. >> because you got in my face. >> reporter: multiple officers arrive. as brown talks with them, one demands he takes his hands out of his pockets. then another grabs brown. the officers force him to the
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ground. then tase him. brown was arrested on the scene for resisting arrest but then issued a simple parking ticket and released, playing in a nba game later that night. wednesday, milwaukee's police chief and mayor responding. >> our department conducted an investigation into the incident which revealed members acted inappropriately. those members were recently disciplined. >> mr. brown deserves an apology. >> reporter: but in a city where police and the african-american community have had a strained relationship for years, the milwaukee police association seemed to push back, writing, use of force will never look pretty but it is unfortunately a necessary component of policing. brown now saying he'll take legal action against milwaukee police, tweeting, this experience with the milwaukee police department has forced me to stand up and tell my story so that i can help prevent these
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unjustices from happening in the future. the milwaukee bucs issued a statement which reads in part the abuse and intimidation that he experienced was shameful and inexcusable. unfortunately this isn't an isolated case. it shouldn't involve an incident with a professional athlete to draw attention to the fact that vulnerable people in our communities have experienced similar and even worse treatment. savannah? >> ron, thank you. let's turn back to washington and another major story in our nation's capital. today, lawmakers are set to get their first look at classified information tied to the russia investigation. nbc national correspondent peter alexander has that story. peter? >> reporter: hey, craig, good morning to you. overnight, a change. now house and senate leaders will meet with top intelligence officials. the president will have his own emissary in the room, chief of staff john kelly expected to attend, that is a reversal. it comes as president trump is
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trying to fuel new suspicions into the investigation into his campaign. today, not one but two closed door briefings, reviewing highly classified documents that may detail whether an fbi informant was embedded in the trump campaign. the white house adding that second meeting with congressional leaders from both parties overnight after complaints from democrats that the first meeting was republican only. >> i have over 20 years of experience in terms of intelligence and i've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: it comes as president trump is now branding his controversial claim that that government source wasn't an informant but a politically motivated spy. >> we now call it spygate. >> reporter: there's no evidence to suggest a spy was inserted into team trump. where is the president's proof? >> when they look at the documents i think people are going to see a lot of bad things happened. >> reporter: that charge punctuating a barrage of tweets blasting what he calls the criminal deep state plotting against him. mr. trump asked if he's undermining his own justice department. >> no, no. no, no.
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we're not undercutting. we're cleaning everything up. >> reporter: challenging the president, a familiar foil. fired fbi director james comey, tweeting the agency's use of confidential human sources, the actual term, is tightly regulated and essential to protecting the country. attacks on the fbi and lying about its work will do lasting damage to our country, comey writes. how will republicans explain this to their grandchildren? the president responding. >> how is he going to explain to his grandchildren all of the lies, the deceit, all of the problems he's caused for this country? i think a thing that i've done for the country, the firing of james comey, is going to go down as a very good thing. fbi is great. >> so peter, on the idea of a government conspiracy, it seems not everyone there at the white house is on board. >> reporter: craig, you make a good point, the president's.c t diplomat, secretary of state mike pompeo, appeared wednesday to disagree with the idea of this broad anti-trump government conspiracy, saying that he
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doesn't believe there is a deep state at the state department where he now serves, or at the cia where he was formerly director. but he acknowledges he has never led an organization that didn't have, as he says, some bad actors. >> peter, thank you. new images from hawaii showing the devastating impact of the kilauea volcano. exactly three weeks after its first eruption, it is still sending waves of lava and plumes of toxic smoke into the air. this morning officials have a new concern. nbc's national correspondent miguel almaguer is there for us, hi, miguel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. kilauea turning into a triple threat. as you can see, these massive geysers of lava shooting out of the ground. air concerns are a bigger issue. the national guard worries they may have more evacuation routes that are cut off. some are calling this hell on earth. boiling cauldrons and fiery
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rivers of red show kilauea pumping out staggering levels of lava. so much, the national guard says, only one evacuation route is left for 1,000 residents. choppers may need to ferry out those who get stranded. but for some, it's already too late. >> we have lived there precisely two weeks. >> reporter: john parr's family gno home near pahoa is now too dangerous to live in. it's danger the parr family never imagined would be so real. >> we kind of figured it would be like taking a walk while it was a storm outside. you could get hit by lightning but you probably won't. >> reporter: for those still holding on in the leilani estates, they're losing ground. >> it's definitely gotten bigger
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since the last time i was here. >> reporter: this home teetering on a 10-foot-wide crack. the earth moving every day. >> it's the stuff you see in movies. >> reporter: they have no homeowners insurance. even if they did, how do you rebuild here? the local roads are buried in volcanic rock. even when the eruptions stop, the damage will be long-lasting. >> so far, no end in sight? >> so far, no end in sight. >> reporter: a part of paradise forever lost. with these massive fissures still exploding, the national guard is asking 1,000 people with just one evacuation route to get out now while they can, because had this lava spews downhill, it certainly can be difficult to make it out, guys. back to you. >> miguel, nthank you. it's incredible to see those images. we've got dylan in for al this morning. it's memorial day weekend, we've got to know the forecast.
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>> a big weekend as we unofficially kick off summertime. out west, a little below average. a couple of clouds, a few spotty showers as this area of low pressure makes its way onshore. things have dried out for the time being but we'll see increased threat of showers into the next couple of days. today, though, besides medford, oregon, most of the western half of the country is looking nice and sunny. inland, warmer temperatures. across california, san francisco a high of 60 today. 67 in l.a. so temperatures are running about ten to 15 degrees below average for highs today. that will last into tomorrow as well. on the eastern side of the country, if you happen to be traveling for the upcoming holiday, we're watching a tropical system that could event impact the gulf coast or down into florida. today we're seeing tropical downpudow downpours through the middle of the country. texas, temps 10 to 20 degrees above average. highs today should top out well into the 90s.
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northeast, nice and sunny, in the 60s in massachusetts. good thursday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. another cloudy start as we take a live look outside in san francisco. our highs today staying cool with cloudy sky for the coast in san francisco, 59 degrees. inland areas will clear up again today and staying nice and cool with highs in the upper 60s.
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there will be scattered rain in the forecast for tonight, especially in the north bay and then as we go into the day tomorrow. spotty showers and warming up for the weekend. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, the newly launched investigation into harvey weinstein as gwyneth paltrow reveals how brad pitt defended her against the disgraced movie mogul. and a summer hazard, hot cars. new research at just how fast the temperature can rise in your car, even if you park in the shade. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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our breaking news: drivers in the south bay feeling a . good morning to you, 7:26. i'm laura garcia. we are following breaking news this morning. drivers in the south bay feeling a sense of deja vu as they sit on southbound 280. kris sanchez live with the flooding. >> we have some improvement, three lanes of traffic southbound 280 but 87, the connector is still closed. you will be able to access in northbound direction from this area. let me show you here. you see that debris pile and puddle of water, that is an improvement. the water was up to the edge of that wet line and now receded
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with the pump. caltrans have the sweepers out. before they can open all of the lanes they have to sweep up all of that debris that was flooded onto the roadway because of the water. mike inouye has been tracking detours but some drivers might be thinking this again and might be familiar with detours. mike. >> this time they might be trying to get to sjc, airport can't use southbound 280, should be using 880 to get up to sjc anyway. watch that and slowing. northbound is the main commute to the other. that's basically looking pretty smooth as you travel 87, 85, 101. the rest of the bay showing a smooth drive. a back-up at the bay bridge toll plaza. how is the weather looking? >> looking good, does start cloudy. high temperatures for the afternoon heading up to 69, upper 60s for interior valleys. still cool and cloudy for the coast and san francisco. 59 degrees. for the north bay highs in the
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low- to mid-60s. tracking rain in the north bay as we go into tonight, laura. >> sounds google. another update in half an hour. see you then.
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it's 7:30. it's thursday morning. 24th of may, 2018. there's a beautiful shot of a ga gas station. >> sunoco. >> the unofficial start of summer is this weekend. guess what? gas prices are through the roof. the national average now approaching $3. >> if that has you rethinking your memorial day plans, stick around. our rossen reports team found ways to save every time you fill up. >> worth tuning in for. first, the top stories. including a new twist in the russia investigation. behind closed doors. >> we now call it spygate. >> two meetings set today for congressional leaders to view highly classified documents connected to president trump's claim that an fbi informant was
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embedded in his campaign. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> when they look at the documents, i think people are going to see a lot of bad things happened. in the hot seat. >> the eyes of many survivors, the culture of medals and money, won out over athletes' safety. >> executives from usa gymnastics and the u.s. olympic committee grilled on capitol hill over whether they did enough to protect your athletes from sexual abuse. >> right now, there is a parent driving their child to gymnastics class. i want that parent to know that we are doing everything we can every day to protect your child. back in the building. teachers and staff members return to santa fe high school in texas for the first time since that deadly mass shooting that left ten people dead. >> i laid down ten flowers for the kids and teachers. straw vote. mcdonald's shareholders set to vote on whether to phase out the difficult to recycle plastic straws. putting it on ice.
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>> ovechkin scores! >> washington capitals move on to the stanley cup finals, setting up a showdown with the nhl's cinderella story, the golden knights, in tlheir first year of existence. >> we call ourselves the misfits for a reason. >> may 24th, 2018. >> you have to love a cinderella story. >> the most successful expansion team in the history of sports. going to the championship game. here's the thing, ovechkin and the caps have never gotten there either. ove, arguably one of the greatest hockey players that ever lived. >> golden knights take on the capitals monday night on nbc. all coverage will be on nbc. >> you're capitals? >> i'm going vegas. i love a cinderella. >> i'm officially neutral. in the meantime, we move on. there are new developments to tell you about in the harvey weinstein scandal. we're learning about potential legal action against him, as one
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of his most high-profile accusers is speaking out. kate snow has the latest on this. >> good morning. weinstein harassed gwyneth paltrow, she alleges, in a hotel. now 45, the actress and entrepreneur is offering new details about her allegations and how her then-boyfriend, brad pitt, intervened, in a new radio interview with howard stern. also, news on two different fronts that could potentially lead to criminal charges against weinstein. >> i would like to thank harvey weinstein. >> reporter: harvey weinstein helped propel gwyneth paltrow to the oscar stage in 1999, winning best actress for ""shakespeare n love." >> reporte she accused weinstein of sex yag
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-- sexual harassment. >> you were alone in a room with him. >> did you have a vibe he'd be dangerous? >> definitely not. >> out of the blue? >> yes. >> let's take a massage. that's the move? >> that was the move. >> reporter: paltrow says she declined weinstein's advances and stood up to him. she's revealing then-boyfriend brad pitt later confronted weinstein. >> it was so fantastic because what he did was he leveraged his fame and power to protect me at a time when i didn't have fame or power yet. he said if you ever make her feel uncomfortable again, i'll kill you. or something like that. >> reporter: paltrow is one of at least 95 women who publicly accused weinstein of sexual harassment, misconduct or rape. weinstein denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. police in los angeles, new york, and london have been investigating allegations against him. no charges have been filed. but this morning, there are major developments on the legal front. two sources familiar with the
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case tell nbc news a grand jury has been convened in manhattan to hear evidence and decide whether weinstein should be indicted. the nypd and the manhattan da have been investigating weinstein for allegations of sexual abuse made by actresses lee s and back in march, the district attorney said this. >> we are working hard with them to complete the investigation. >> reporter: separately, an attorney for harvey weinstein tells nbc news that federal prosecutors in new york have opened an investigation. possibly focusing on interactions between weinstein and any of the alleged victims that may have crossed state lines. win ste weinstein's attorney said he met with federal prosecutors in an attempt to dissuade them from continuing. the official who oversaw the manhattan investigation called the recent allegations credible. the lawyer for the women did not
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immediately return calls for comment. >> why is it credible? >> there are details she can recount about where she met why steen, exactly where they went, exactly where they were. intricate details that lead him to believe it is credible. >> kate, thank you. turn now to a check of the weather from dylan dreyer, who is in for al. hey. >> hi again, ghuys. we have the hold day weiday wee coming up. we will keep an eye on the tropics. if you're traveling for friday, the trouble spot will be across the midwest. into mississipwisconsin, minnea. paul. if you're traveling on the roads, we could see ponding on the roads because of brief, heavy downpours. going into saturday, still looking at the potential for tropical downpours, especially across southern florida. it is warm and humid. scattered showers and storms will be that, scattered. it is not a total washout. it remains unsettled as we go into sunday for the east coast. the heat starts to build into
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the plain states. looking at possibility of heavy rain moving into the gulf coast. it is dependent on the track of this storm. heavy rain is likely memorial day, as well. for travelers along the southeast, that'll be the trouble spot. exactly where the storm lines up will determine if the delays a likely through orlando or miami. that's something we'll keep an eye on. the roads, either way, will be wet, with the ponskies across t starting again this morning and in san francisco expect a high of 59, 65 in napa with partly cloudy skies, inland areas will get some sun later today. nice and cool with breezy winds, highs in the upper 60s. for tomorrow expect mostly cloudy skies, couple of spotty showers passing by, highs up to 69, up to 90 by memorial day.
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>> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, back where it all started. david letterman's wild return to late night. then gas prices soaring, as we mentioned, just in time for the holiday weekend. luckily, our rossen reports team has found three good ways to save. look who is here. dr. oz. simple tests we can all do at home to measure our health. he'll have those. with temperatures rising, an eye-opening new study showing just how fast your car can just how fast your car can become a death
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it's got to be tide. on >> on a hot day do you park your car in the shade to keep it cool. >> well, a revealing new study is showing that won't get you the relief you're hoping for for the results of an eye opening especially for parents as we head into the summer. good morning, kerry. >> reporter: well, sadly, it has happened again. this time in nashville where yesterday temperatures reached 88 degrees, a one-year-old girl left inside the family truck was discovered hours later dead and as you'll see from this study, even parking in the shade can be deadly. this morning, new evidence that leaving a child alone in a car on a hot day can turn deadly regardless of whether you're parked in the sun or the shade. >> the idea that because i've parked the car in the shade i'm safe, it's okay is not really the case. >> reporter: researchers from arizona state and the university
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of california san diego conducted a series of realistic tests and the results are frightening. in the sun, when the outside temperature is over 100 degrees, the thermometer inside hits an average of 116. seats, 123 degrees. the steering wheel, 127 and the dashboard averages 157 degrees. hot enough to cause third degree burns if a child touches it. all in just 60 minutes. in the shade, a car or van still turns into an oven. it just takes longer to heat up. an economy car heats up faster than a mid sized sedan or a minivan. >> whatever you have to do to make sure you don't forget the child, you just don't want to leave them in the car. >> reporter: the summer is just beginning but already there have been seven confirmed hot car deaths so far this year. children ranging in age from
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five months to one year including a pair of five month old twins. last year 43 children died after being left in hot cars. >> you have to use your mind if it's too hot for you it's ten times too hot for a kid. >> reporter: some car companies are using new technologies trying to prevent hot car disasters. in one, sensors detect when the back door is opened at the beginning of the trip and reminds you to look in the back at the end of the trip. but some parents are already especially vigilant. >> i always double check in i'm getting out of the car even when she's not in the car, i'm always double checking to see if she's there. >> a lot of people do make the mistake of leaving their child in the backseat but are there any other ways you can think of to remind us that our child is sitting back there. >> reporter: well, safety experts say when you really need to do, when you get in the car think about some things that you can do that remind you that your child is in the backseat. take your cell phone, put it in the back, maybe your purse if
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good morning, 7:55. i want to show you this video, down to one lane. last week the same thing, flooding last week, same spot, same reason, the rump was not clearing groundwater. let's look at the maps. considerable back-up. we do have three lanes open now. expecting by 8:30 to have connector reopen. right now it's closed. a look at the airport, use northbound 880 off 280. northbound routes are building a bit through san jose but the commute this morning not bad. the one area of flooding, rest of the bay in a nice flow of traffic. >> the weather looks good as we start out, mostly cloudy skies, storm rangers around the bay area show we don't have any rain yet but it is close to the coast. as we go into tonight there will be a weather system that could bring in spotty showers mostly along the coast and for the north bay but we could see
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spotty showers throughout the day tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies as our temperatures cool off as we go into the weekend all of this clears out and our temperatures will be warming up with low 90s by memorial day. scott. >> kari, happening now, we're following this morning's surprise development at the white house. president trump canceled next month's summit with north korean leader kim jong-un. the latest is on our twitter feed including a link with the letter sent by the president to un. one of the men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire in court today. max harris lived at the warehouse faced 36 counts of manslaughter asking to be set free on bail. stubborn is an incurable insomniac.
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>> does anybody ever fall off. >> savannah gets a look at a medical facility promising to revolutionize your health care. how this lab could change medicine forever. ♪ boys are back in town late-night homecoming. >> meant a lot to be another host of late night. >> god bless you. isn't he the nicest man in the world? >> david letterman stops by the show. he started with a few questions for the current host. >> your second son, axel, was born at costco. something like that. >> it was not a costco. it was the lobby of our building. >> wow. is the lobby cheaper? ♪ we ride the highs and lows lifelong "today" show fans. another on the way. >> shoutout to my husband deployed in the middle east. miss you, babe. >> 30 years after saying "i do." >> we finally made it to new york city. ♪ >> on the plaza! >> from california, i'm on the "today" show. >> we waited until today to
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say -- >> it's a boy! ♪ we ride the highs and lows >> it's working. welcome back to "today." we appreciate you being with us on this thursday morning. we are so very happy to be joined by these members of the military out on the plaza ahead of memorial day. we are going to honor these wonderful men and women in our next hour. >> yeah. >> also explain why folks are wearing the red noses. >> red nose day. also, lots of going on on the plaza, and guess what? you can be a part of the whole thing, as we just saw. just record a short shoutout video, about five seconds, as if you are on the plaza. just pretend your living room is the plaza and just send it in. >> yeah. >> send it in. >> twitter, instagram. #my today plaza. upload it to the facebook page, as well. you can see yourself on the plaza like those folks. >> keep them coming, guys. let's get to your news at 8:00, the president supporting
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the nfl's decision to start fining teams if their players kneel during the national anthem. craig, you've been following this. >> reaction to the hot-button issue pouring in this morning. on wednesday, the nfl announcing that players who are on the field during the anthem must stand. they also have the option of just staying in the locker room. president trump this morning reacting on fox news. >> i don't think people should be staying in the locker rooms. still, i think it is good. you have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn't be playing. you shouldn't be there. maybe you shouldn't be in the country. the anthem, they'll be fined by the league. since 2016, dozens of players have taken a knee to protest racism and social injustice. the players union said it was not consulted about the new policy. the naacp said team owners have chosen to bury their heads instead of addressing the root of the problem. now some breaking news from washington. the president has called off his summit meeting with north korean
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leader kim jong-un. it had been scheduled for next month. nbc white house correspondent, kristin welker, joins us with the reasons for canceling. >> reporter: the white house releasing a statement from president trump to kim jong-un moments ago that reads in part we were informed the meeting was requested by north korea, but that's totally irrelevant. i was looking forward to being there with you, abut i feel it' inappropriate at this time to have the long-planned meeting. in recent days fresh tensions with north korea threatening to pull out of the summit last week after preplanned military drills by the u.s. and south korea, and moving the goal post on the terms of the summit. overnight one of kim's closest advisers calling vice president
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mike pence a political dummy for dangling the possibility of a regime change. the president leaving the door open for the possibility of reschedule, but right now it's a moment in history. >> looking at highly classified information on the russia investigation, and president trump's spy gate theory. a second meeting was added overnight after the democrats complained the original session was only for republicans. top national securities are expected to brief lawmakers on whether an fbi law enforcement was embedded in the trump campaign. without offering any evidence of it the president is claiming the fbi infiltrated his campaign for political purposes. let's get a boost. a little girl in connecticut was thrilled to meet her new baby sister for the first time. listen to what she says when she finds out the baby was born wearing nothing but her birthday suit. >> why do babies get born in this package? >> in this blanket?
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>> yeah. >> these are just blankets that the hospital gives you. she was born -- >> she was born naked. daddy, did she have undies on? >> undies? >> her bum was sticking out. >> valuable lesson learned. >> bum was sticking out. >> adorable big sis gives the baby a kiss, welcomes her to the family. what a revelation for that little girl. >> i love the look on her face. wow. that happened. hoda, you're heading off on assignment. going out west. >> i'm heading to l.a. kath and i are doing our show out from l.a. tomorrow. speaking of hitting the road, gas prices are on the rise and we are heading into the a holiday weekend jeff rossen has tips to help you save money on your trip.
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past month alone. a lot of folks are going to be hitting the road this holiday weekend. that is where we find "today" national investigative correspondent jeff rossen. you've got money-saving tips, huh? >> reporter: yeah. this is how we do it, craig. we've got your back. there's the interstate up there, the turnpike. so many of us hitting the road this holiday weekend. when you pull into a rest stop like this, you get sticker shock. come over here for a second. $3.09 a gallon for regular at this particular gas station. we've seen a lot higher. don't worry about it. we have discovered three tricks
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to save you money at the pump no matter where you live. from the west to the east, big cities to small towns, we are paying the price to fill up. in fact, according to the u.s. department of energy, american households are expected to spend nearly $2,500 on gas in 2018. but you know how we do it. road trip. we're about to save you a whole bunch of money. first tip, a new feature on the popular app gas buddy. it is known for tracking cheap gas stations near you. now, they've introduced a free discount card. you can sign up for it on the gas buddy app. just link your bank account. then you'll get your free card in the mail. use it like a regular credit card. stick it in. just for getting this card, you save 5 cents a gallon. for nothing. it's free and works at almost every gas station in america. everything except exxon and mobile. love it. back on the road, and it ain't pretty. look at the price at this gas station. $3.99.
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we're just getting started on savings. our next tip is here at costco. yes, i know it is the home of bulk everything. did you know many costcos and even bj's wholesale clubs have gas stations attached to them? they offer huge discounts. huge discounts on gas for members. i've been driving around the chicago area where we are right now. a lot of gas stations are like $3.18 a gallon. $3.19 a gallon. some higher, some lower. look at the price at this costco. $2.89 a gallon in the same location. don't feel like getting a card or joining a club? you're in luck. the cheapest gas we found is sitting right on your phone right now. inside the waze app. it's totally free. on the where to screen, see the gas pump icon? click on that. it loads up nearby gas stations and the prices. at the top of the list, look at that shell station. it's saying $2.78 for a gallon
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of gas. we're going to head there now. see if it is accurate. waze leading me right to the gas station. sorry. $2.78. look at this right here. $2.78. waze was right. a bonus tip here, you can also use google maps to map out your entire trip, along with gas stations and prices along your route. when they go high, you go super low. such great tips, right? i hope that helps you and saves you money at the pump. i have chills from my own family trips here. driving down the turnpike, right? here's another tip, by the way, guys. you know the rest stops? the kids are like, let's go to the bathroom. you try to get gas. near airports, off interstate
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rest stops, this is where typically you'll find the highest gas prices. try to get off the beaten path. we have more tips than we've already given you. how many do you need? if you want more, >> useful information, indeed, my friend. >> are we there yet, jeff? >> reporter: exactly. are we there yet? >> thanks, jeff. now to a special series we are launching today, your health. we got an exclusive look at what they are calling lab 100. it's a place that promises to revolutionalize your health care. to
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>> i think it's going to be 110 over 70. >> including a thorough review of my presubmitted medical history. >> this is your life. the write something literally on the wall. so you could probably decrease sugar -- >> is sugar not a food group? >> not a food group. >> in my life, it is. this is our 3-d body surface scanner. it's a scale and turntable, and there's a camera embedded in here. >> sounds fun. >> a 3-d scan measures thousands of measurements. >> what is this? >> this next station is body competition. physicians analyze where you are and
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where you may be heading. >> this tells us your percentages, fat, protein and water. >> lab 100 goes well beyond the standard physical, measuring strength. >> give it a squeeze as hard as you can. >> as well as tphao cognitive measures. >> we will measure your manuel dexterity. put these pegs in the holes and then take them out, and put them in as quickly and as accurately. this is your performance compared to our monthly high performer here. we will see how you are doing. >> oh, yeah, i beat this person. >> you are our new dexterity champion. >> the high didn't last long. >> this is balance. balance is one of the
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most important aspects of daily life. we know that half of accidental deaths in the elderly are due to balance-related falls. you are swaying in different directions as you are standing still. >> oh, god. has anybody ever fallen off? >> not bad. not too bad. you are in the 11th. >> that doesn't sound too good. the point of this is to have a conversation about what is going well and what is not going so well, and the goal is you will walk out of here with a plan. this is great. this is a lot of blue. blue is good. red is bad. i'm liking everything here. >> reporter: good. >> body composition, you're doing fair with your body mass.
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your skeletal muscle mass is excellent. proportionately speaking, you're a lot of muscle and lean. that's great. cognition is excellent. >> reporter: good. >> 99.8 percentile. balance is an issue for you. >> reporter: yeah. >> you're low average but not off the scale in the negative direction. i'm not concerned there is a medical issue going on. how do you feel? >> reporter: relieved. if you come back for a second visit, you see what has gone up and down and measure your progress? >> exactly. the point is to give patients visibility into their own health. >> reporter: great. >> we should mention lab 100 is still in the testing phase and is not open to the public yet. thanks to david stark and the folks at mt. sinai for showing us around. we have another doctor in the house. dr. oz here. you have things we can do at home, just as easy, give you great information. >> when we give advice, especially on television, we know it is not going to apply to everybody. we're all different. there are tests you can do at home that mimics what you had done at home. >> first, test, blood pressure. >> guinea pig. >> so many questions. >> answer all the questions. the right blood
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pressure, interestingly, it just changed. it used to be 140/90 was before. now, the number has changed. you, my dear, have a blood pressure -- >> it was 115/78. >> that's close to 80. is that bad? >> it's fine. the optimal blood pressure, the place you want to be, is 115/75. you're where you want to be. a couple things, when you measure the blood pressure, legs uncrossed. you haven't smoked this morning, have you? >> smoked? >> just kidding. you don't want to have smoked or have coffee before you take your blood pressure. do it at the same time every day. be in a solid setting, not a sofa. >> craig gets in on this, too. >> measure my waist on national tv. >> you take a tape measurer. put it around the waist. >> don't suck it in. >> i can't. >> where is your waist, above the hips? >> above your hips. above the hipbone at the belly button. suck in. suck? >> they said he
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couldn't. >> 34.5. to do the math, your height divided by two. >> 6'1". that's 73 inches, right. divided by two it's 36.5 inches. that number should always, always be greater than your waist size. >> i'm okay? >> you're good for a while. this is important. good measure of belly fat, which causes diabetes and high blood pressure. >> dylan just left. >> okay. what do you got for me? >> carson isn't having it. >> this is the hero. alzheimer's, number one feared thing among americans. cool study done out of columbia university shows that scents can be early predictors. no nasal problems? >> no. >> four scents. you need to be able to smell at least two of these. start off with this one. take a scent here. these are the scents. six inches from the nose. carson is taking a big smell. >> man, i don't know what that is. peppermint of some sort.
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>> take a taste. >> oh, like mouthwash. >> thank you. next one, take a smell. >> thanks for letting me drink mouthwash. that's coffee. >> coffee, that's good. mouthwash, coffee. >> i should have drank that. >> not we're getting harder and harder. smell this. little harder. >> no idea. >> taste that. >> no idea. >> cocoa. >> should we put him down? >> this is hard. this is hard. the last one. >> you can't smell. you can't taste. >> i don't know. no idea. >> this is hard. >> chalk. >> this is a non-perfumed chalk. >> and i didn't want to measure my waist. >> if you can get at least two of these, you're good. ideally, you get more
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than that. there are subtle things that throw it off. these test how we diagnose people early. soap is hard. the other three, people usually get. four scents. >> thirsty? here's more mouthwash. thank you, dr. oz. check your local listings. let's get over to dylan and get a check of the weather. >> did you get one or two? >> two. >> you passed. >> give me the measuring tape. >> let's look at the heat building across the country, very warm highs running 10 to 20 degrees above average. kansas city, 87. indianapolis, 85. as we go to friday, that's a look at the weather across the country. now here's a peek out your window. >> mostly cloudy skies today. inland areas into the upper 60s. upper 60s tomorrow as well. as we will see a slight chance of rain moving through. heading into saturday, 75 degrees and 84 degrees on sunday. by memorial day, up to 90 degrees. and we continue on with some above normal temperatures into the middle of next week.
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for san francisco, upper 50s. mist and drizzle today. memorial day, to 73 degrees. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. by the way, carson, we're happy you're back. >> thank you so much. >> "voice," another successful season. youngest winner ever. >> that's right. brynn cartelli. she won and did a great job. so sweet, so talented. she auditioned for us. we recently decided to lower the age for the show not long ago. this is really why. she auditioned at 14, i think. >> kelly's first season as a coach. boom. >> that's right. >> she got it. >> blake, who has won more than any other coach, had two of the final four. there's kelly clarkson, who was so great. what a great addition. >> love her. >> do you remember how to pop start? >> i think so. >> he invented it. >> i don't know how to smell soap, but i can do pop start. david letterman returned to his roots, joining seth meyers. before he could start the
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interview, letterman needed to ask seth questions of his own. have a look. >> your second son, axel, was born at costco or something. something like that. >> it was not at costco. it was the lobby of our building. >> wow. >> yeah. >> is the lobby cheaper? >> no. >> it's not cheaper? >> you know why it's not cheaper? when you call 911, ambulance comes. >> you get a fee for the ambulance. >> you get a bill for the ambulance. you have a moment of, like, wow, i thought ubers were expensive. >> were there a lot of jokes like, well, one day, maybe he'll be a doorman? >> i didn't get that. >> did you get that crap? >> one of the fireman escorting us out said, i guess you have your monologue for monday. >> there you go, good to see dave back on late night. mindy kaling joined the "tonight show with jimmy fallon."
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she and jimmy had more important things to talk about than her upcoming movie, "oceans 8." the royal wedding. >> everyone was replaying it. i felt because i am an actress that lives in l.a., that i should have been invited to it. >> you were mad you didn't get invite s invited. >> i looked at the guest list. i felt like you should be invited. i saw the list. it was like, james corden. i felt like we're synonyms. right? >> that is funny. that is your pop start today, guys. >> good job. great to have you back. >> thank you. ahead, we'll honor the servicemen and women who have honored us with a visit to our plaza. we have a great surprise for somebody on that plaza. they have no idea what's coming. it is a good one. first, a check of your local news, weather, and these i )m .
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one of the two men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire in oakland .. will ask to 8:26. good morning, everyone. one of the two men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire in okakland will be asked o be freed on bail today. they face 36 counts of manslaughter for each person who died in the 2016 fire. harris' attorney argues recent changing to state law should allow his client to be let free. almena is not part of this hearing. in the past, prosecutors have argued his family now lives too far away and the judge considers him a flight risk. a criminal trial still appears to be on track for this summer. meanwhile, let's check with mike. the waters have receded. >> they have, but behind me, this was our view from sky ager showing the reason why we had only one lane open. it was that lake just like last
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week, the pump was not clearing the ground water. it has finally done that. as we get back out to the map, 808 roughly, the update from chp saying they just cleared all lanes. there was areak to clear those lanes. that process did create a backup which is recovering from highway 17. all lanes are open and the connector is too. a smoother drive for all folks heading to the area. the airport likely getting a lot of traction there as well as oakland over here, scott, and everything around the area is looking good. there is slowing though, 880, past the coliseum, there you go, back to you. >> all right, we'll have more local news in half an hour. maybe you could save energy by
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♪ i've got a roof over my head 8:30 now. thursday morning. the 24th of may, 2018. holiday weekend almost here. we are celebrating with some great folks out on our plaza as we're honoring our military. it is fleet week here in new york city. we are in great company this morning. fair to say. >> yes. >> we have great music. our summer concert series kicks off tomorrow. >> we are doing it right with country superstar darius rucker. he'll be here live on our citi
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concert stage. while we're talking about music, we have another concert on monday. memorial day. 22-year-old sensation troy troye sivan. find out how to get fan passes at two great shows. darius tomorrow. dr troye on monday. >> like you're still on the "voice." also coming up, we'll talk to the fabulous jane lynch. we'll tell you why she is wearing a red nose. some of the biggest stars will get together for a great cause. now, we want to say hello to special guests on the plaza. it is fleet week here in new york city. the u.s. navy, marine corps, coast guard sailing into our harbor. they're with us this morning. we're happy to be with them. >> give them a round of applause, ladies and gentlemen. take our purpose withppy with a. we have our military here. great to have them. what's your name and title?
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>> corporal robert wolf. >> thank you for your service. we appreciate it, corporal. >> petty officer devin turner. >> where are you from? >> san diego, california. >> i'm from santa monica. >> who is back home? anybody you'd like to say hi to? >> my wife, stephanie. ki kids. >> rouhow old are the kids? >> 6 and 2. >> does your wife watch the "today" show. >> you know what would be nice, why don't you deliver -- if they can see daddy do the news. read a headline. take the mic. >> our top story this morning is fleet week, as our ship sailed into new york. people from all over came to honor our military, including one family, who traveled all the way from san diego to surprise their husband and father, devin turner. >> go see daddy. >> we gotcha! how about that? >> daddy!
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daddy! >> how about that? >> daddy! daddy! >> daddy's here. another great thing here, nice to see you. good morning. >> good morning. >> thank you for flying across the country for us. >> of course. thank you for having us. >> what do you think, guys? the kids didn't know, right? >> i was the only one that knew. >> daddy! >> you kept it from the kids. >> i did. we're on a secret adventure because she did so well at school. >> that's great. what do you think? >> daddy! >> it is amazing. this is amazing. >> when is the last time you saw each other? >> january. >> wow. >> my goodness. >> how many times have you been deployed? >> i've been deployed once, but we've been underway about 40% of the time, the last couple years. >> thank you for your service. you have a beautiful family. we're glad we could make this reunion happen sooner than it might have happened otherwise. thank you to all the men and women out here. we appreciate it. devin, thank you so much, sir. >> thank you so much. we know daddy is strong because he has a handful of babies there. >> that's right. we always see the surprise in
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reverse. the military member surprises the family. this time, the family surprising the military member. this is nice. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by walgreen's. buy your red nose today, only at walgreen's. because everyone counts. >> wiping away the tears here. i love seeing it in person. let's take a look at what's going on for this memorial day weekend. to start off, saturday, it is going to be unsettled, especially down across the southeast. we could even see tropical downpours through florida. heat builds through the middle of the country and spotty showers and storms in the rockies. sunday, unsettled weather. not a total washout in the northeast. scattered showers and storms, especially later in the day. heavy rain through the panhandle of florida. heat continues with highs in the 90s to over 100 down south, especially through texas. on memorial day itself, it is going to be cooler in the northeast. spotty showers.
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heavy rain along the gulf coast. dependent on how the tropical system decides to move through the eastern gulf of mexico. it stays hot through the middle of the coun that's a look at the weather across the country. now here's a peek out your window. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a live look outside in san jose shows it's still cloudy. highs reaching into the upper 60s. we will have a chance of rain overnight and into the day tomorrow. a few spotty showers and a cool day, 67 degrees. after that, iter cl eclears out warms up for the holiday weekend. we'll up to 90 degrees for memorial day. san francisco, upper 60s today and throughout saturday and 73 on monday. >> can i ask just how happy you are right now? >> so happy! >> non-stop hugs out here. guys? >> i love that little giggle. >> never gets old to me. i could watch those -- all right. >> so awesome.
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thank you, dylan. here is a question. how far are you willing to go to lose weight? megyn kelly is here with one woman's warning to people. >> exactly right. jessica traveled youtside of th united states for her weight loss surgery. she thought it'd be cheaper. it was. but she was left praying that she would survive. >> i tried a bunch of different things to lose it. it was a constant battle. there's no way i could afford the options in the states. first thing i can remember coming out of surgery, that i was in horrible, horrible pain. i didn't know if i was going to get out of there or not. >> this poor woman woke up not just bleeding internally but bleeding externally out of her belly. got back to the states. things went downhill from there. we've got her and two young men who did the same thing with equally horrifying stories on the show today. >> you mentioned they went out of the u.s. because it is cheaper, i guess. >> a lot. you can get this weight loss surgery in the united states for
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$23,000. there, they are getting it between $6,000 and $8,000. promises about how you're going to be fine. some of the surgeries, the aftercare is the most important part. they spit you off, give you a recommendation for which clinic to go to. the clinics they're sending people to are equally potentially troubling. it is completely changed the lives of the people for worse. one of the women related to one of these three lost her life. you can get surgery here in the united states. you have to think about, you know, the money, and whether you're getting what you pay for when you go down there. >> absolutely. sounds like an important one. megyn, thank you so much. coming up at 9:00. straight ahead here this morning, a "today" exclusive. the hero officer who stopped a school shooter in illinois before anyone else was injured, speaking out for the first time. speaking out for the first time. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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only marshall tuck will change that. year after year, policians fail to improve public schools. tuck turned around failing schools, raising graduation rates 60%. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck.
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we are back with the illinois officer hailed as a hero for stopping a student who brought a gun to school and opened fire. >> he's sharing his story for the first time. nbc's ron mott talked to him exclusive. >> reporter: good morning. officer mark dallas told me yesterday he never once thought about his own personal safety when gunfire erupted at the high school last week. his quick actions are credited with preventing a possible deadly rampage. in a flash, officer mark dallas says he recognized the sound of gunfire in the hallway. >> shots fired at dixon high school. shots fired at dixon high school. >> reporter: and knew he had to do something to stop it. >> when you're put in that stress, i guess, the training makes such a difference, that you revert back to it. it is automatic. it is the muscle memory. >> reporter: just came back to you? >> came back to us like that. >> reporter: officials say
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19-year-old student matthew millby walked into the school where students were practicing for graduation. he stopped in a bathroom first and came out firing. did you recognize him? >> i was familiar with him. i knew who he was. >> reporter: officer dallas was in the office across the hall. his son, josh, in the gym. >> i never feared for my life. i knew he would protect us all. >> reporter: dallas yelled at the suspect but can't remember what he said. >> it happened extremely fast. all my thought is, oh, my god, he's going to get somebody over there. i need to continue. continue. that's all i -- i was not going to let him get away. >> reporter: after exchanging shots, officer dallas continued chasing the suspect near the school's football field, taking cover along the way. he then apprehended the suspect in a parking lot. the suspect wounded in the
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shoulder, eventually charged with three counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm in a school. jailed on a $2 million bond. he's pleaded not guilty. no one else was injured. for officer dallas, being a school resource officer is more than just a job. >> i'm dad to all these kids. these guys, especially the senior class. >> reporter: it would be many hours after the shooting before dallas could reunite with his family. >> i didn't see him or my daughter until i got home later in the afternoon. we all embraced. told them i loved them both. was glad that they were fine. >> reporter: as scheduled, josh got another big hug over the weekend. a proud dad and even prouder son. you okay with people calling him a hero? >> yeah, he is a hero. >> reporter: as is standard, officer dallas was placed on paid administrative leave. he told me he is looking forward to once again patrolling the hallways at dixon high school. guys, back to you.
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>> great story. >> hero there. >> no doubt. >> ron, thanks so much. >> thank you. coming up next, the new documentary on senator john mccain's extraordinary life, and one of the most surprising moments of his political career. this is your first look coming. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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cute baby. we're back with a powerful new look at the life and career of senator john mccain as he battles a life-threatening form of brain cancer. >> this new documentary is out. it is premiering on hbo monday. it is called "john mccain, for whom the bell tolls," reference to the ernest hemingway book. a character that takes a dangerous mission on out of the sense of duty. the battles mccain has waged in and out of washington. >> he has an inner moral compass that, i think, drives him crazy
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when he doesn't follow it. >> reporter: the new hbo documentary, "john mccain: for whom the bell tolls," takes a look at the battles of prisoner of war and maverick senator. >> instilled by his dad and admiral. grandfather and admiral. military code of conduct that he began realizing as a pow in vietnam. it kind of steered his political course right up until today. >> reporter: both personal after a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer, and political, highlighted by the republican rush last summer to replace obamacare, that he ultimately doomed with a historic thumbs down vote in the exclusive clip. >> we tried to do this by coming up with apo behind closed doors, in consultation with the administration, then springing it on sceptical members, trying to convince them that it is better than nothing. that it is better than nothing? >> i think the vast majority of
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republicans and democrats know better. they've got to start to stand up. as john would say, get back to regular order. all regular order means is you introduce a bill, have hearings, let the public see what's going on, show the press, have witnesses, amendments, make up your mind. that's how democracy is supposed to work. >> i will not vote for this bill as it is today. >> i think the republicans felt that he had marshalled all his physical strength to come back after the surgery, and that naturally, he would vote with the republican party. but they totally misread john. he came back for a different reason. he came back to do the right thing and to send a message to his colleagues and to the country. >> reporter: the film takes a warts and all approach to
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mccain's life, which he insisted on. >> he remembers where he made a mistake, let the country down, let himself down. he doesn't gloss over it. he wants to talk about it and make it right. >> reporter: in what will probably be the closing chapter of his life, he remains a fighter, but with whit at the ready. >> i'll be here for a few days. after that, i'm going home for a while to treat my illness. i have every intention of returning here and giving many of you cause to regret all the nice things you said about me. i hope to impress on you again that it is an honor to serve the american people in your company. thank you, fellow senators. >> it looks like a fascinating documentary. >> powerful. >> you saw joe lieberman there. one of john mccain's finest political attributes was his willingness to work with lieberman. whether it was campaign finance, other reform, as well. "john mccain: for whom the bell
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tolls" premieres on hbo monday night. break out your red noses and get ready to laugh. we'll chat with jane lynch. she has
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i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message. i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
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>> announcer: smucker's celebrates "today" is celebrated by smucker's. with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. >> all right. this month is all about moms. viewers are celebrating mothers who have birthdays in the month of may. victoria says her mom, kathie, is great at her job and also a fun grandmother. rachel says her mom is a neverending force of positivity and selflessness she hopes to emulate one day. ashley says her mom loves her unconditionally, and is always proud of her 12 grandchildren. you can keep the photos coming in to guys? >> carson, thank you. now, take a look outside. our crowd is decked out.
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they've got their red noses on. they are ready for the red nose day special, which airs tonight on nbc. here with more on that and a special edition of "hollywood game night" is the show's host, jane lynch. good morning. >> morning. >> you were giving a clinic on red nose wearing. >> the horizontal squeeze is better than the vertical. >> i'll put mine on. >> holds on tighter. >> yes, it does. it is very flattering. >> it is. i don't know if you notice, but they're sparkly this year. they have sheen. >> mine isn't staying on. tell me about your special, the "hollywood game night" special. >> this is a special edition of "hollywood game night" for red nose day, which is today. we have jack black, sarah silverman, chelsea handler, sean hayes, kelly clarkson, all on the couches. >> was it insane? >> like herding cats. it really was. these are alpha comedienkmeecom. they are givers. they care about this. they care about helping red nose
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day getting children out of poverty. they raise millions of dollars. it really, really helps kids. >> that was my next question. for people that don't know, because red nose day is still kind of catching on. >> we're in our fourth year, yeah. nbc has partnered with the -- we're the american partner. it originated in the uk. they're wonderful people. nbc, in its infinite wisdom, said, we're going to partner with you and do this in the united states. we raise a lot of money. >> there's a big stage out on our plaza actually because there is this special tonight on nbc. you're staying up late, my dear. >> we're in bed by like 7:00. i don't have a job where i have to wake up at 4:00. >> coffee. >> yeah. >> we have a live hour hosted by chris hardwick tonight. a bunch of us are going to be there. there's a special edition of "hollywood game night" tonight. do you know what time? i think 8:00 or 9:00. i should know that. one job, to know when my show is on. >> i'm going to get it done here. >> we have a red nose day ninja
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warrior special tonight. that is, of course, hosted by matt iceman and chris hardwick, hosting the entire night of red nose. >> "hollywood game night" starts at 8:00/7:00 central. >> i knew that. >> then we have the special. jane is up all night. >> yes. >> thank you so much. >> thank you for having
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>> announcer: this is an nbc news special report. here's chuck todd. >> good day. not wasting time. let's take you right to the white house in the roosevelt room. >> many things can happen and a great opportunity lies ahead potentially. i believe that this is a tremendous setback for north korea and, indeed, a setback for the world. i have spoken to general mattis and the joint chiefs much staff and our military, which is by far the most powerful than anywhere in the world and has greatly enhanced lately, as you all know, and is ready ifness. likewise, i have spoke with south korea and japan, and they are
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not only ready should foolish or reckless acts be taken by north korea, but they are willing to shoulder much of the costs of any financial burden, any of the costs associated by the united states in operations if such an unfortunate situation is forced upon us. hopefully positive things will be taking place with respect to the future of north korea. but if they don't, we are more ready than we have ever been before. north korea has the opportunity to end decades of poverty and oppression by following the path of denuclearization and joining the community
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of nations, and i hope that kim jong-un will ultimately do what is right not only for himself, but perhaps most importantly, what is right for his people who are suffering greatly and needlessly. all of the korean people, north and south, deserve to be able to live together in harmony, prosperity and peace. that bright and beautiful future can only happen with the threat of nuclear weapons is removed. no way it can happen otherwise. if and when kim jong-un chooses to engage in constructive dialogue and actions, i am waiting. in the meantime, our very strong sanctions,
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by far the strongest sanctions ever imposed, and maximum pressure campaign, will continue as it has been continuing, but no matter what happens and what we do, we will never ever compromise the safety and security of the united states of america. i want to make that statement, feel very, very strongly about it. our military, as you know, has been greatly enhanced. we will soon be at a level it has never been before. our approval of $700 billion this year and $716 billion next year largely due to the help of a lot of the people with me today and standing right here, we appreciate
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it, but we had to do that for our military and we have done it and hopefully everything will work out well with north korea. a lot of things can happen, including the fact that perhaps, and i would wait, and it's possible that the existing summit could take place or a summit at some later date. nobody should be anxious. we have to get it right. okay. with that being said, we have something else which i have to tell you, all of you chairmen, mike and everybody -- >> president trump addressing americans and explaining his decision to essentially cancel the summit for now but holding out a fig leaf to the north koreans saying he is willing to have the summit again if the terms are better, and the president saying he will continue maximum pressure. it's one of those times to remind folks
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a summit is not successful down the road if you don't have a moment where you don't think it might happen or a point of walking away, and there's plenty of away. let me go to christen welker down at the white house today. i think what's interesting here is how much of this decision is through just the lens of what's going on with north korea and how much of this decision is tied into the tense negotiations over the trade surplus issue with the chinese? >> reporter: that's certainly a part of it, chuck. there is no doubt with that. in recent days president trump really pointing the finger at china indicating that they may be responsible for the fact that north korea has to some extent threatened to first pull out of that planned summit. essentially saying that china hasn't been tough enough from its


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