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good. and that's it for us this morning. we'll back later with more live news. >> have a great monday. good morning. state of emergency, catastrophic flash flooding sweeps through maryland, turning roads into rivers, leaving nearly an entire city under water. the search for survivors under way this morning ahead of the next round of rain. we're there live. all eyes on alberto. the powerful storm strengthens overnight, set to make landfall just hours from now. millions along the gulf coast bracing for impact, with damaging winds and up to a foot of rain expected. evacuations are under way. we'll tell you where it's headed and how bad it's going to get. health scare. george h.w. bush, back in the hospital just a month after
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saying good-bye to his beloved wife, barbara. we're live at the hospital with the latest on his condition. outrage after a violent altercation between jersey shore cops and a beachgoer caught on camera. real-life spider-man. a bystander turned hero scales the building to save a young boy dangling high above the street. and all hail the king. >> james, from the left. rattles th again, leading the cleveland at cavaliers to a decisive game seven win over the boston celtics. >> to the paint. falling away. it's up and good. >> now, he's headed to his od eighth-straight nba finals, today, monday, may 28th, 2018. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
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and welcome to "today." thanks for joining us on the memorial day morning. sheinelle and i are happy to be with you while savannah and hoda have the day off. >> we have a very large crowd outside for troye sivan.av the line was wrapped around the corner. some of these guys slept outside. >> we'll get outside and enjoy that show. it is shaping up to be quite the dangerous holiday in parts of this country. two powerful storm systems threatening millions of americans from florida to the mid-atlantic.e rescue workers scouring the streets in maryland for anyone trapped in cars or buildings after catastrophic flash floods ripped through the baltimore area on sunday.pe the governor declaring a state of emergency. meanwhile, down south, tropicals storm alberto is about to make landfall.er our correspondents are spread out around the coast to help you start your day.
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we start with kristen dahlgren. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, craig. coa we're getting word of one person reported missing. rescue crews are looking for him this morning. i want to step out of the way so you can get the sense of the power of this water, the ability of the water to lift these cars and drop them.thth the river rose 17 feet in 2 hours, taking with it much of what was in its path. flooding in ellicott city, maryland. a stone cottage collapsing, forcing a man out in the current.t. the water prompted sudden rescues and shutting down roads. cars swept down the street. >> nobody come to ellicott city right now. >> reporter: creating a dangerous situation, as more than 6 inches of rain came down
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in 2 hours. >> severe flooding all across the region. >> we're down in the valley. when the downpours come like that, this is the bottom of the bowl. ow >> rep sign. >> saw a jeep float by. saw water coming in under the doors. >> it's terrible.rehe >> reporter: heavy rolling waters washing away everything. this is the scene at tea on the tiber in ellicott city.vy >> it's heading towards the second floor. we're on the third floor. there's nothing we can do until. somebody comes and gets us. >> reporter: flooding on i-95 north creating dangerous driving cnditions. the flooding causing this road to collapse. two years ago, ellicott city suffered catastrophic flooding as the area got pummeled with a similar amount of rain. people were desperately clinging to their cars when flash floodwaters went through the er center of town, catching many by
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surprise, only now to see it all happen again. >> i can tell you, my heart is broken.wnwny i am thinking about what the people have gone through here. >> it's devastating.g.'s i would say it's as bad or worse than the storm two years ago. >> kristen, that scene all-too familiar with those that were there before. i know you've been talking to folks this morning. are they prepared to rebuild? what's the mood like there this morning? >> reporter: that's a good question. when they called it two years ago, they called it a thousand-year flood and we're two years later and it happened again. many can't see what the damage is.al but they're already saying it's too much for them. they don't have the funds to rebuild.he many had just finished rebuilding from the last time. ironically, they had just announced plans for a high-tech flood warning system. but that comes too late for people here.ig >> kristen dahlgren. our thoughts with the folks in ellicott city. farther south, subtropical storm alberto is b
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the gulf coast and bringing a rising storm surge. kerry sanders is in panama city, florida this morning. >> because of the rising storm surge will be coupled with the high tide. they will have evacuations to the east of me in franklin county, florida. in this county, they've opened up evacuation centers for folks that want to get out. the concern is the rising water and the wind.coid there's some downed tree limbs that are downed with gusts at 25 or 30 miles per hour. but the real concern later today is the possibility of tornadoes. this morning, ahead of c subtropical storm alberto, heavy downpours and strong, potentially damaging winds in parts of florida, with more to come. up to a foot of rain expected in some isolated areas of the llll region later today. >> everybody has to watch. these things are unpredictable. >> reporter: but predictions are already damping holiday fun.to
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winds are whipping up strong e waves and rip currents and beaches. vacationers grabbing whatever time they can despite the weather. >> we were hoping for some sun, and not rain. >> it's better to at the beach raining than at home raining. >> reporter: residents of low-lying areas weren't sitting on the sand, but bagging it. >> i'm filling up sandbags to hopefully keep the rainwater from coming through my front door. a >> reporter: also this weekend, heavy rain near philadelphia, swelled this creek to a torrent. some folks in roanoke, virginia, had to be evacuated when floodwaters threatened their apartments. and in houston, a strong storm n with lightning and hail knocked out power to 50,000 customers. here it's a two red flag warning.
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they have the flags out. the beaches are closed.wo that doesn't mean that there might not be a few surfers who decide to get out there. but the real warning is not the surf but the rip current that can actually catch somebody.ar as they've said before, even an olympic swimmer can't beat a rip current.ym guys, back to you. let's follow up on that. dylan is filling in for al today. she's tracking alberto's path.p >> we're six hours or so from the storm making landfall. it's a subtropical storm based on the way it's organized and its structure. h it has winds up to 65 miles per hour and it is producing a lot of rain.on this is going to hit near i destin as we go into lunchtime today. then, it will continue its northward track. it starts to rain itself out along the tennessee river valley. it makes its way up to michigan. we have tropical storm warningsc in the panhandle of florida to mobile, alabama.ll 2 million people under those
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tropical storm warnings. but the flooding extends into tennessee and the carolinas, 2 with 35 million people under threat of the flooding potential.nd as we go through this afternoon, we're going to see the feeder bands that produce downpours. even spin-up tornadoes, as well. wednesday and thursday, that rain goes up into the great lakes, believe it or not. as for additional rainfall, we had a couple of inches fall at this point. in panama city, we could see 4 to 8 inches and that could lead to flooding, something we'll keep an eye on as this turns closer to shore. guys? >> dylan, thank you. the holiday weekend took an' unexpected turn for former president george h.w. bush. he's back in the hospital this morning. last month, the 93-year-old was hospitalized for a blood infection, only days after his wife, former first lady barbara bush, passed away.y.. rnas blake mccoy is outside of the hospital in maine. what do we know?
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>> reporter: good morning to you. a health scare for the former president, here in maine on vacation. he was in good spirits just a day earlier at his last public appearance. now, this morning, the well-wishes are pouring in. this morning, former president george h.w. bush is back in the hospital for the second time in recent months, admitted to the hospital. experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue. he will likely remain here for a few days for observation. the former president is awake se and alert and not in any discomfort. the morning before, all-smiles, joining veterans for a pancake breakfast for memorial day. his chief of staff joked, i guess he partied too hard with the american legion.n.t he has been hospitalized several times in recent years because of feeling health, most recently in houston with a blood infection shortly after the death of his beloved wife, barbara. m
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he arrived in maine a week ago where he's due to spend the summer to cheering crowds lining the streets. >> i think everybody's feeling really special that he cares sog much about coming here. we want to let him know how much that means to us and how much he means to us.at >> reporter: waving from his car window, bush sr., the commandere in chief from 1989 to 1993, is the oldest living u.s. president. the bush family has vacationed here in maine nearly every summer since he was a child.d. this year, the first without his wife of 73 years by his side. >> blake, president bush means a lot to that local community in maine. what does this mean for his plans today? >> reporter: he was set to appear at a memorial day parade in kennebunkport he has ties to that community.
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he is comfortable here. this wing is named after his mother, dorothy walker bush.ai he is said to be, again, awake and alert, being kept here for observation. also this morning, we're tracking new developments in that on n-off again summit between the u.s. and north korea. an american delegation met with north korean officials in the dmz, a sign that plan is moving forward, despite skepticism on both sides. bill neely is in seoul.z,in what can you tell us? >> reporter: for the third time in as many months, an american delegation is inside north korea this morning, preparing for a possible summit between president trump and kim jong-un. the president sounding in a optimistic, even enthusiastic about the prospects. but many questions and doubts remain.pr kim jong-un was at his border's
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demilitarized zone this weekend for a surprise summit with south korea's president moon. now an american delegation is there on a surprise visit to discuss getting rid of his nuclear weapons.is it's led by u.s. ambassador sung kim, who has negotiated with north korea before. he's meeting the north's deputy foreign minister, who recently undermined talks by calling mike rence a political dummy. they'll prepare for a summit that was pronounced dead. >> i have decided to terminate the planned summit in singapore on june 12th. >> reporter: -- but seems alive again. >> it's moving along very eicely.de we're looking at june 12th in singapore. that hasn't changed. >> reporter: the president tweeting, the team has arrived for the summit, as if it's fact. and hinting at benefits for as
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north korea to be a great economic and financial nation. kim jong-un, he says, agrees with me on this. this momentum was boosted by a korean summit of hugs and smiles. kim jong-un asking for the grgro meeting and committing to a successful summit with president trump. kim may clear his commitment to denuclearize said moon, and to peace. moon has reported that kim is worried about trusting america not to attack and depose him if he does give up nuclear weapons. everyone is now saying they want a summit for their own reasons.r but th by ob denuclearization are still f fr. a team from the white house are due to begin work in singapore soon to prepare for the summit.d the team inside north korea are highly experienced and they'll be looking for real commitments from north korea on denuclearization. not just fine words.
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that's what's been missing so far because all the talk about denuclearization nobody is ng absolutely sure what that means. and many both here and in the united states are deeply and many both here and in the united states are deeply skeptical that kim really is willing to give up his nuclear weapons. craig, channel. meanwhile back here at home, the parents of freed american missionary held captive in venezuela prison are speaking out in interview with nbc news. for the first time, they're giving new details about their emotional reunion on saturday after two long years without their son. nbc has more on that. haley, good morning. >> craig, good morning. listen, stepping back here, this is now for the second time in less than three weeks the world seeing an american being returned back home after being held overseas. we are getting new look at how josh joshua holt's homecoming is
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progressing and what his parents are telling us now. new imagine images released night. posting on facebook they are getting valuable care from incredibly talented team dedicated to helping people return from captaivity readjust to surroundings emotionally and physically. come as they are speaking out for the first time since returned caught on camera. >> just closed as tight as he could squeeze and so did i. it was awesome. >> it was good to have one of your buddies home. i told him, welcome home. >> their son finally on u.s. soil. after two years in captivity in venezuela prison. 26-year-old missionary traveled there to get married. he and his wife were arrested by officers in their apartment. accused of stockpiling weapons, charges the state department calls questionable. >> i just knew i had to be his voice. i knew i had to make as much
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noise as i could. i had to get to the top of the government as far as i could reach kwhr reach, which i got to the very top. the release was secured after months of negotiation. the couple flying out of venezuela saturday. senator bob corker headed the senate foreign relations committee escorted both of them home just a day after meeting the vends president. hours later the landing in washington and the arrival at the white house. >> just overwhelmed with gratitude for you guys for everything that you've done. >> holts side by side with president trump in the oval office with his wife looking on. >> you were a tough one. i have to tell you. that was a tough situation. >> holts returned came just a week after this prison riot where he was held. video posted to social immediate shows him begging for help. how long do i have to suffer here. how long do my kids have to go asking for their mom and dad.
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calls it a gesture. does not change the united states policy towards the country. senator warren hatch also instrumental at getting him home. says they plan to head home to utah tomorrow. as for what or who might be next, president trump over the weekend alluded to talks happening with turkey about potentially releasing american pastor held there, craig and channel. >> holly jackson in the white house this morning. turning now from politics to professional sports. lebron james headed back to the nba finals if for the eighth straight year and that's because the cleveland cavaliers beat the boston celtics in game seven of the eastern conference last night. 87-79. king james had another monster game for the cavs. finishing with 35 points. 15 rebounds. nine assists and get this, he played all 48 minutes of the game. so get a few well deserved days off this week.
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you'd be that excited too. nba finals start on thursday. cavs will face either the rockets or warriors. game seven of the western conference tonight in houston. meanwhile from the court to the ice, the stanley cup final gets underway tonight. vegas golden knights taking on washington capitals. you can catch all the action right here on nbc. the golden knights, this is the first year the team has ever exist sdp exist. >> we talked about that. >> do you get upset if you're on the cavs and you're note getting the ball. >> not if you're winning. >> when is the last time you were so excited you just looked at the camera and growled. >> you do it sometimes during commerci commercials. >> how's is forecast looking. some areas not looking great. down near the gulf coast we do have storm system makes its way closer and closer. flooding threat all across the southeast. we also have a strong chance of storms through the eastern rockies and western plains.
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large hail damaging winds and isolated tornados are possible. triple digit heat down south. that's a look at that's what's going on around the country. we'll get to your locate forecast. akrop across the country. get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. i'm editing content. or i'm running around new york with a huge bouquet of balloons. so having a light laptop is a game changer. plus the battery life on the surface lives forever. my blog is sometimes about fashion, sometimes about sprinkles. it's usually always about color. find what makes you different, because that sets you apart from everyone else. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall on this holiday. we wake up to sunshine, about to be a hot day, in san francisco highs will reach into the mid-70s. inland, highs to 93 degrees, low 90s for much of the north bay.
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san jose today, expect a high of 85 degrees. slightly cooler tomorrow, but only by a couple of degrees, still very warm. them a big cooldown in time for the middle of the workweek. that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. coming up, beach day gone bad. a violent confrontation between jersey shore police and a beachgoer leads to an investigation. and a courageous teacher who stopped a school shooter gives us details about his life-or-death-confrontation with the gunman. but first, this is "today" on nbc. gives us details about his
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and silences aches and pains. fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer with advil pm. 8 people including a 3 year-old child are safe .. after a scary crash this morning 7:26, good morning, everyone, i'm scott ma agree. eight people are hurt including a three-year-old child after a crash in pleasanton. police are looking into whether it might have been a hit and run. investigators say a minivan crashed into a steep ravine a little before 6:00 a.m. and ended up in a drainage creek. fortunately the eight people in the van managed to get out on their own. some of the passengers had minor injuries but for the most part they're expected to be okay other than a little shaken up. let's check with kari and your memorial day forecast. >> it's going to be a hot day. we start with sunshine across the bay area. a live look at dublin as we get started, maybe heading to work on this holiday. it's going to reach into the low
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90s for the interior valleys. much of the inner bay will reach into the 80s. san jose up to 88 degrees. 90 today in santa rosa. our seven-day forecast shows as we go through the week, it's going to cool down significantly by wednesday into thursday, highs in the low 70s inland. then it warms up a few more degrees in time for the weekend. san francisco, 75 today, but 67 tomorrow. a stronger onshore flow brings back our ocean breezes. near normal temperatures. ase a live lookow,si it is looking all nice and clear if you do have to drive this morning. the traffic map shows across much of the bay area, there's not a lot of traffic issues out there. a lot of people have taken the day off. as we get a look closer at the east bay, we've had a couple of minor incidents. but for the most part things are flowing smoothly all across the bay area. and as you head out, make it a great day.
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enjoy the warmer weather, scott. >> kari, thank you. more local news in half an hour.
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♪ back, now, at 7:30 on this memorial day monday, may 28th, 2018. with a look at arlington national cemetery in virginia, where our nation's fallen heroes are laid to rest. we want to thank all of our servicemen and servicewomen on this holiday and everyday. >> it's easy to forget when we're scarfing down hot dogs and drinking beers why we're actually celebrating memorial day. savannah and hoda off on this memorial day monday. rain and floods are putting quite the damper on long weekend plans. memorial day mess. a state of emergency declared as the baltimore area is recovering from some devastating flash flooding that turned streets in into rivers. >> they say this is a once every thousand year flood and we had
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two of them in two years. >> this as subtropical storm alberto bears down on millions along the gulf coast and the south. >> it's going to be a rainmaker over the next couple of days. back on? speculation rampant that the high-profile summit between president trump and kim jong-un could happen as originally scheduled, as the president confirms the u.s. delegation is inside north korea negotiating terms. in full flow. lava from the hawaiian eruption reaches a geopower plant on the big island, sparking fears that toxic gases could be released. may the force have issues. >> when do you know how to fly? >> "star wars" highly anticipated "solo" stumbles out of the gate. disney low ring expectations as the film barely tops $100 million for the weekend. the smallest opening for the franchise in more than a decade. >> what do you think?
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and social climber. a spider-man wows paris, rescuing a child dangling from a high-rise balcony. the young man, a migrant, he's now going to be made a french citizen for his heroics, today, monday, may 28th, 2018. he's sitting there with france's president, emmanuel macron, going to be a french citizen. i think he earned that. >> the way he jumped into action to save that little boy, priceless. >> my goodness. let's turn to the disturbing video captured by a beachgoer in wild wood, new jersey, this weekend, showing a young woman's violent arrest that spawned an investigation. nbc's anne thompson is here with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. boy that video is tough to watch, isn't it? you may have seen it on our news feeds. a young woman said she was approached by officers for underaged drinking. moments later, those officers are caught on camera violently arresting her. now, this morning, wild wood police have launched an investigation to figure out how
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and why this happened. >> reporter: cell phone video gone viral this holiday weekend, showing the moment a day at the beach went horribly wrong. one new jersey police officer seen here repeatedly punching 20-year-old emily wineman in the head, as another holds her down. beachgoers heard pleading for the young mother to stop resisting. >> stop resisting. stop resisting. >> reporter: as the two officers wrestled her into the sand, placing the philadelphia native under arrest. >> i didn't do anything wrong. >> reporter: a third officer is seen holding bystanders back from the chaotic scene. >> back up. >> reporter: but according to the officials, it's what you're not seeing on camera that explains the other side of the story. wildwood commissioner of public safety, saying in a statement, the officer was assaulted first. kicked in the groin, she took off running. in a now-removed facebook post, wineman says she was approached
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for underage drinking. the 20-year-old admits to having alcohol on the beach, but claims to have passed a beth lyser test. she says she refused to give her name to the officers, and it's a what led up to the arrest. this morning, the wildwood police chief said the video is alarming, but says he's not rushing to judgment until the investigation is complete. now, wineman faces multiple charges including assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. officials say the involved officers have all been reassigned to administrative duty pending the outcome of this investigation. as you can see, there's lots of questions about why this got to the level it did. >> so out of hand. anne, thank you. also this morning, we're learning some new details about what happened inside an indiana middle school just days after a student opened fire there. the hero teacher who intervened speaking out this morning after reinased from the hospital. nbc's ron mott continues to follow this story for us. he's in noblesville, indiana.
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ron, good morning. >> reporter: hey, craig, good morning to you. that hero teacher jason seaman is speaking out this morning, recounting how one of his students was asked to leave the class and came back with guns and opened fire. ,this morning, three days after being shot three times science teacher jason seaman is speaking outs. >> i want to make it clear that my actions on that day in my mind were the only acceptable actions i could have done given the circumstances. i deeply care for my students and their well being, so that's why i did what i did that day. >> reporter: chaos erupted friday. seaman's 7th grade students were taking a test when a shooter walked. 13-year-old el la whistler was struck by gunfire multiple times as well and is recovering. >> i can't say enough how proud of ella i am and how we all should be. her courage and strength at such
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a young age is nothing short of remarkable. we should all continue to keep her in our minds as she continues to recover. >> reporter: the shooter whose name has not been released taken into custody shortly after. police say he asked to be excused from class and returned with two handguns. students in nearby classrooms bracing for the worst. >> we ran out of the back the locker room door and we just started running towards the farm field. >> reporter: already a beloved teacher receiving widespread praise and gratitude from students and parents alike. >> he's taken him under his wing. so just a really, really good guy. really cares about the kids. >> reporter: and from president trump, thanks to very brave teacher and hero jason seaman of noblesville, indiana, for his heroic act and saving so many precious young lives. his quick and automatic action is being talked about all over the world. jason seaman is still recovering, but thningisor she's thankful for the support from his community. >> i'm still processing much of what happened.
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i can say i'm proud to be a miller. >> jason seaman will be honored today at a high school playoff game. >> thank you, ron. how about a check of the weather on this memorial day? >> craig. we do have alberto we're keeping an eye on in the southeast but also through the western plains just off the rockies we're seeing a round of heavy rain and thunderstorms moving through nebraska. this will move up into south dakota this morning, but later on this afternoon, we are going to see an increased threat of some severe weather. looking at from cheyenne, wyoming, into the panhandle of texas, we have an enhanced risk. a good bet. also some tornadoes are possible as well. besides that, we have very hot temperatures, dozens and dozens of record highs will be broken today. green bay will be running about 20 degrees above average, chicago 93 for a high today.
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detroit same thing. cincinnati 91 on tuesday, temperatures stay in the upper 80s and lower 90s. 10 to 20 degrees above average and as we go later into the week, temps will be in the 80s we are going to have a much hotter day on this memorial day and it's going to reach into the low 90s for antioch, concord, as well as livermore and from napa to santa rosa up to ukiah. san francisco, 75 degrees. it will cool off as the week goes along especially wednesday into thursday with highs in inland areas up to 70 degrees and a gradual washirm-up. >> and that's your latest forecast.
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coming up, pop superstar troye sivan kicking off our memorial day with a live concert on the plaza. he has a big announcement to make, as well. ryan reynolds announced that blake lively drove them both to the hospital when she was in labor. and meet the military mom helping kids better understand the sacrifice of service. and natalie has a tale of murder, revenge and freedom. what happens when a threatened prosecutor disagrees with the parole board? that's right after this. that's after this. but like a real hike. with deer and stuff. at a-a-r-p, we're all about hikes, bikes... swims... and... whatever this is... because we're here to help you become your healthiest self. it's why we offer health tips for your body... ...and your brain. yeah, your brain! today is your day to make fitness happen... and a-a-r-p is here to help take on today and every day with a-a-r-p. if you have moderate to thsevere rheumatoid arthritis, month after month, the clock is ticking on irreversible joint damage.
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and a father for different reasons. now, they both have to ask and answer the same questions. for convicted murderers in california, should they ever get out? what's the standard for parole? and what's the impact on victims and their families? she was just 21 when she found her mother's body. >> it was then when i walked back into the room and i caught something out of the corner of my eye. when i turned, i could see my mom laying down by the piano. >> reporter: her mom had been executed. the estranged suspect, women t. bradfo bradford, shawn's father. >> they asked, does your father own a gun? and that's when everything sunk in. >> reporter: the murder occurred after joan was awarded $40,000 in the divorce settlement. it was 1988. the murder went unprosecuted for over a decade. her father's freedom left shawn
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in a constant state of fear. >> there was a fear that if he's done that once, what's to stop him from doing it again? >> reporter: in 2000, deputy district attorney john lewen reopened the case. and in 2002, at the age of 69, william bradford was sentenced to prison, the sentence, 26 years to life. >> this is a guy that has found out his wife had beaten him, she had gotten the money. and he executed her, shot her five times. >> reporter: that same year from prison, an angry william bradford issued a cold-blooded threat. >> in front of me, he was going to murder my family so i could watch. and he was going to, quote, blow my head off. >> reporter: it is a threat that lewen saw as credible. >> i've had challenging and serious cases in my career. this person is unique. >> reporter: when bradford was approved for parole this
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january, despite objections, a new fear settled in. >> am i concerned about the safety of my family? absolutely. any reasonable, competent person would be worried. >> reporter: the most scared you've ever been. >> reporte >> i don't think he's look to commit a crime he can get away with. >> reporter: california law mondandates once an inmate is eligible for parole, they must be paroled, unless there's evidence they are still a danger to society. therein lies the conflict. the skatate argues that bradfor is severely diminished and no threat to society. >> he has mobility issues. he has dementia. he had a hard time figuring out how to sit in his chair at the parole suitability hearing. this was a no-brainer as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: lewen is arguing
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that he has anger issues and his advanced age and diminished health cannot assure everyone's safety. >> who is to say with dementia that something doesn't get triggered? violent outburst last time put my mom in the coroner's office. >> reporter: the parole board hears decisions that result in a grant of parole. and it has 120 days to reverse their decision. after that, it would be reviewed by the governor. if his parole is upheld, he will be released february of 2019. craig and sheinelle? >> thank you, natalie. interesting to see what happens there. coming up, a military mom shares a story that hits close to home, helping kids understand when parents come back from serving their country (tiffany) i quit smoking. but i still get those cravings. so, i talked to my doctor and with counseling,
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good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. right now it's 7:56. we wake up, we look out the window, we see a lot of sunshine. it's going to be a hot day. san jose highs up to 80 degrees. we'll be in the low 90s from concord to antioch and down to livermore. and for the north bay, expect a high of 90 degrees. 75 today in san francisco. inland areas are going to be up to 90 today and some upper 80s tomorrow. then we'll have a cooldown with a stronger ocean breeze. highs will reach into the low 70s for the rest of the week. a little bit warmer in time for the weekend. san francisco today, highs into the mid-70s and 60s with morning clouds and fog for the rest of the week. bay bridge toll plaza, a live look, we're seeing not a whole lot going on. the traffic map shows overall across the bay area we have some smooth driving as you head out the door, scott.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, it's 8 cl:00 on today. coming up, dangerous washout. heavy rains bring flooding to maryland. cars washed away, homes completelysubmerged. people rushing to higher ground. >> saw a jeep float by, waters coming under the door. >> alberto expected to make land fall this morning. plus turning the page on this memorial day. share the heart warming story of a military mom making a difference for her family after experiencing the unthinkable. >> i was surprised there was not another book that taught children about the injuries of war. >> how her new book is helped
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wounded veterans across the count country. let's hear it for the troy. internet sensation troy sivan goes from youtube to the stage. today, monday, may 28, 2018. ove. >> spending memorial day with troye. ♪ >> we slept on the streets overnight to see troye sivan. >> happy monday from the plaza. >> hi, mom. >> it's time for troye on "today." >> we're ready for troye sivan. >> and welcome back to "today." sivan. back to today.
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we appreciate you being with us this monday memorial morning. savannah and hoda have the day off. look at that crowd. >> so many young adults visiting. going to get outside in just the minute. have a concert for you later. a busy morning a lot going on. let's get right to your news at 8:00. powerful storms making this hazardous holiday. rescue teams in maryland searching for possible victims of dramatic flash flooding. got it covered for you this morning. start with nbc. ellicott city outside of baltimore. mentioned officials there were searching for someone who was missing. any update on that person just net yet. >> reporter: unfortunately, no. rescue crews still looking for that one missing man. learned about him earlier this morning. take a look at the video. really incredible we're not talking about more people missing and more people injured in this flooding. the river rose 17 feet in just two hours. rushing down main street and carrying away cars. this morning, people going to be allowed to get back into the
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area, that's when the damage estimate really gets underway. expected to go into the millions and craig, this is an area that just saw what they thought was thousand year flooding two years ago. they had just finished rebuilding. >> kristen, in ellicott city, maryla maryland, thank you. meanwhile, first big storm of the hurricane season making land fall on the gulf coast today. got stronger overnight. let's get the latest from kerry sanders in panama city beach. here in the florida panhandle, they know it's likely to be coming in the forecast because they've seen what's hit from miami up along the west coast. see some of the rain falling can you describing problems. people have been putting up sandbags, but the real concern here along the pan handle is low lying flooding that will likely happen. some people have already been evacuate in franklin county. the biggest concern this morning, the possibility of tornados. >> thank you. dylan is here with a look at
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alberto's path and how intense the storm is likely to become. what are we see accidening, dyl storm is a few hours away from making land fall. see it make land fall near destine florida. winds 65 miles an hour. moving north at six miles per hour. going to see it get closer to the pan handle of florida early this afternoon. then it moves all the way up into the michigan area by the time we get into thursday. that's where it's going to rain itself out. we have tropical storm warnings along the pan handle of florida. flash flood watches extending up into tennessee and into the carolinas. the rain is going to be heavy at times. we could see very dangerous rim currents as well. flooding rain-x tends through the tennessee river valley and makes its way even further north as the remnants rain its way out. 4-8 inches of rain along the coast. that's why we have major threat for flooding rains.
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>> thank you. american diplomatic team in north korea trying to get the canceled summit meeting between president trump and kim jong-un back on track. president trump said sunday that he still looking at the original time and place for the meeting. june 12 in singapore. tweet thad he truly believes north korea has great potential. on saturday hopes for a summit got another boost when south korea's president met with kim jong-un and said that kim made it clear he's committed to peace and denuclearization. good wishes are with former president george h.w. bush and his family this sunday. admitted after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue. spokesman said he'll stay in the hospital for a few days for observation. also said mr. bush is awake and alert and not in any discomfort. the 94-year-old was released
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earli earlier this month from the hospital. >> we certainly wish him the best. hoda is not here this morning. i get to do the morning boost. are you ready. >> i'm ready. >> supposed to be a quick sightseeing tour high above oregon's beautiful view. the pilot had bigger plans in mind when he took off from the airport with his girlfriend by side. a few minutes into the journey, gave copilot some special instructions. >> see there's an orange wind sock right there like right next to the river. i need you to take a really good look at that for me. >> babe. oh, my god. yes. >> i love you. i love you with all my heart. let me land this airplane. >> there you go. you see it there. moments later the pilot landed the plane on the beach. took his goifl to the same spot where the message was written in the sand and got down on one
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♪ we are back on this memorial day, paying tribute to our fallen soldiers and veterans, "honoring our military today." you have a heartwarming story. this is how one military mom, using her family's experience, helping her children understand the effects of war. >> sarah is one of tens of thousands of people with a family member who was wounded in action. her children started asking about her husband's injuries, she realized the need for a way to explain war's affects to their kids and kids everywhere. >> we're all going to have a turn. >> reporter: like most moms,
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sarah flips through her daughter's favorite books. but last year, when she realized she couldn't find a book that reflected her family, she decideded it was time to write one. >> this is grace's dad. he was sent to afghanistan to protect america and was wounded in action while fighting for our country. i was surprised there was not another book that tangibly taught children about the physical injuries of war. not anything i could find that showed what it looked like when dad looks different. >> reporter: she penned "hero at home," an illustrated book to help children understand how war affects military families across the country. >> he wears a special leg that looks like it belongs on a robot. his arm was rebuilt with lots of tools. >> i found it, momma. >> good job. >> reporter: the hero on the cover, michael verardo, sarah's
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husband, a retired sergeant in the u.s. army and a wounded warrior. >> grace is pretty fun. she's trying to point to this and that. and flip the page for me. she likes to say, this is dadda and gigi's book. >> reporter: in 2010, michael was wounded in afghanistan during an ied attack. >> we came to a wall. i was the eighth guy over that wall and i stepped on an improvised explosive device. it was pure chaos, just total confusion. >> reporter: michael has undergone over 100 surgeries. >> then down. >> reporter: he lost his leg. his arm was partially paralyzed and he sustained a traumatic brain injury. >> he needs help with almost everything he does all day and will for the rest of his life. his recovery is very much ongoing. >> reporter: ongoing and not
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always understood. that's why sarah was inspired to experience at one of her daughter's preschool events. >> i heard a little girl say to our daughter that grace's dad was weird and gross because he didn't have a leg. my children never knew anything was wrong or different about their dad until other people started to tell them. so, this gives them an easy way to share it, understand it and be proud of his military service. grace's dad says people get hurt and their bodies change but they have the same heart. >> reporter: as it southeturned sarah's family wasn't the only looking for these conversations. >> it's hard to answer the questions in a way that's respectful of the veterans and a way that the kids understand. i think the book does a very good job of that. >> sometimes he uses a wheelchair. >> i was very proud of my wife and how she did it. it's almost like a family album with our day-to-day. >> reporter: "hero at home" has
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helped them begin a new chapter in their lives. it's helped them honor those whose stories came to an end too soon. >> i wrote it for those who gave their lives. 37 men that mike left with never came back. there's no way to feel other than we're the lucky ones. >> that's a beautiful story. i can only imagine people watching. some people affected by this may want to purchase this book. sarah says for many families like hers, the recovery process never ends. she hopes this book helps children and adults understand that. all proceeds from "hero at home" will be donated to sarah's nonprofit, which supports wounded veterans across our country. you can find out more about the book at today.com/shop. >> i love this idea. my nieces were very young when my brother lost his leg. and to them, it was normal. but trying to explain it to other kids. you have a book like this you
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read in class and you make it part of the normal to know it's a cool little thing they get to wear. you know? >> it's perfect. >> good story. how about another check of the forecast here? >> it's hot. very hot, especially down south. not so much in the northeast, where temperatures are below average. look at the 90s to 100s we've got. this has been an expansive and extensive heat wave for parts of the southern plains and the midwest, where dozens of record highs will be broken today. we have a risk of strong storms across the western plains today. this will move eastward. later this afternoon, we will see the threat of isolated tornadoes but large hail will be the biggest threat. we're keeping an eye on alberto 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. it's going to be sunny and hot. it's already starting to warm up in san jose. we're heading up to 88 degrees for an afternoon high and 91 in
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livermor75 degrees, and tomorrow, still very warm, with some upper 80s inland and much cooler on wednesday into thursday. then the weekend, it does warm up, back to 80 by sunday. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right. to "today's talker" now. and we're talking dating apps. i know. like we're qualified. you've heard about tinder and bumble. those looking for love, among the more exclusive crowd, a host ofpp promises to connect aspiring power couples. >> we went to san francisco to find out about the rarified world of exclusive dating apps. >> reporter: if they're in the league, they may be out of yours. >> our brand is driven people seeking other driven people. they're crazy ambitious and they value that trait in their
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partner. >> reporter: this is a real-world meetup for members of the league, a smartphone app that's the brainchild of amanda brad bradford. this is a what do you think about the latest trend in bitcoin crowd. >> reporter: her idea, use the wide social acceptance of popular dating apps like tinder and bumble, to launch something more exclusive, what she calls the app for aspiring power couples. >> this is it. this is the team. >> reporter: bradford launched the league in 2014 when she was studying at stanford business school. >> i was single and frustrated by the datie ining apps out the. you couldn't tell anything more about someone than what she looked like. >> reporter: she targets people like herself, accomplished singles looking for like-minded partners. she targets the other apps that inspired her. >> we took the 30% most serious
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daters on tinder that cared about finding a relationship and brought them to the league. >> reporter: the world of dating apps is beginning to look more like war than love. last month tinder's parent company match sued bumble for copywrite enfringement. raya is aimed at people in the media and arts. and it's so protective of its members you can get booted off for taking a screen shot. tinder is having invite-only tinder select. applicants are vetted by real people and secrecy reigns supreme. they're so exclusive and elusive, that most won't agree to talk to us on camera. >> the past, you had aunties who were good at fixing people up. what the new exclusive apps are saying, we can be your aunties because we know you and we know who we're introducing you to.
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you are members of a group that we have prevetted. >> reporter: the league has 300,000 active users. some of the apps charge a small monthly fee, compared to the free services like tinder and bumble. a digital rope that makes members more committed. >> you go to a nightclub and you see the line around the block, of course, you want to check it out. >> reporter: isn't there a fine line between exclusive and pretentious. or exclusive and elitist? >> i don't think that creating a small admissions-based community is elitist? or every college can be called elitist, every workplace could be called e lilitist. >> reporter: it's where singles are finding love and looking for a selection that's cerebral. >> you should date in your league, whatever league you think you're in. >> reporter: for "today," matt bradley, nbc news, san
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francisco. >> what do you think? >> i just learned a new term. digital velvet rope. okay. why not, i guess. >> there's some folks on the floor who were attention to that. dylan? >> not dylan. >> we're talking about an unlikely group of phone phobics? >> this is an interesting story. there's a teacher in louisiana. she asked her second grade class to write about an invention they don't like. after four of the students spoke out about the same thing, the teacher shared one of their essays on facebook. it reads, i don't like the phone because my parents are on their phone every day. a phone is a really bad habit. i hate my mom's phone and i wish she never had one. the teacher's post went viral, as many parents saw it as a wake-up call. one post says, while we are guilty of having our faces in our phones, parents of young children better start looking up. jen writes, our kids should not have to compete for attention withelectronics.
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and jo posts, my 6-year-old instigated phone-free sundays and we agree. are you addicted to your smartpho smartphone? 71% of people said yes. 29% said no. in the past, day cares have posted signs encouraging parents to put down the phones when they pick up the children. but to hear it straight from the kids themselves, they notice. >> my son's preschool was that way. when we picked them, we were not allowed to have our phones out at all. >> makes you think, doesn't it? >> when i'm feeding calvin dinner, i check it every once in a while. i don't need to. it can wait. >> 71%, though. there's people being honest about their addiction. >> they admit it. how about "pop start"? >> first up, ryan reynolds and blake lively. reynolds revealed about the day lively went into labor. it started when lively shared the trailer for her upcoming movie, "an upcoming favor" after
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a girl goes missing. reynolds tweeted, you can tell me we're married. you once drove me to the hospital when you were giving birth. that's right. lively drove her husband to the hospital while she was in labor. >> that's amazing. >> as for what happened to emily, you have to see the movie to find out. ariana grande poking fun at brown. grande teased her friend, comments, i wasn't allowed to leave my house until i was 20. the photo has been deleted. perhaps she got busted by her parents. on the "graham norton" show, the topic of conversation turned to doppelgangers. and bryce howard is often mistaken. and tandy newton has a
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doppelga doppelganger, zoe saldana. even victoria beckham confused the two. >> we're in soul cycle in l.a. we're talking away. this close, jeff. and she made a comment about, it's so great that you're coming to soul cycle even though you're not pregnant. i said, no. i had the baby a few months ago. i obviously look like rubbish. after a few more minutes of chatting, i realized she thought i was somebody else. vic, do you think i'm zoe saldana? and she was absolutely mortified. mortified. >> that's funny. >> there's worse things in the world than being mistaken than zoe saldana. >> i never thought about the two of them. >> when i first started watching the show, i thought it was zoe saldana. oh, yeah. straight ahead, this is not your standard memorial menu.
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and we have a huge crowd on the plaza to see troye sivan live on the plaza.i )m ... 8 people including a 3 good morning. it's 8:26. i'm chris sanchez. eight people are safe after a terrifying crash this morning near the 680/580 interchange in pleasanton. chp is looking into whether this might have been the result of a hit and run crash. investigators say that minivan crashed into a steep ravine off 680, just a little before 6:00 this morning. it wound up in a drainage ditch. fortunately, all eight people managed to get out on their own. some of the passengers did suffer minor injuries. they are a little shaken up. and we want to take a look at your traffic picture, just in case you're headed to the office today. >> yes, it is starting out nice and calm this morning. a lot of people have the day off. you can tell as we look at all the traffic sensors. a lot of green on the map.
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even though we've had a couple collisions around the bay area. a lot of them noninjury which is of course great news as we look at san francisco. it's also been fairly quiet and for much of east bay, we've seen just minor traffic incidents out there that may slow you down but our drive teams looking pretty good. all green, westbound 80, from 4 to the bay bridge, 14 minutes right now. as we look at our san mateo bridge camera, all clear, just a few cars making it on across. >> more local news in half an hour.
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♪ and we are back at 8:30 on this memorial day. we have a huge crowd outside for pop sensation troye sivan. he has an album out later this summer. and troye has exciting news to share, as well. that's a tease. >> i will have that song in my head. where is dylan? >> where did dylan go? >> i wandered over here.
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we found some fans who are so excited. i mean, the fact you are containing yourself right now is crazy to me. when did you get here? >> 2:00 in the morning. >> you slept on the sidewalk? >> we came from connecticut. >> why? >> we love him. >> who loves him? >> we all do. >> there are tears out here for this young man. well, this is -- they don't want to talk to me at all. i'm going to let this play out. >> i'm overwhelmed. >> that was a good one, dylan. >> right? >> this is the ultimate surprise. >> she might have to be resuscita resuscitated. >> there are actual tears. >> are you happy right now. >> this is my fourth time seeing him. i love this guy. he's been my soul bess best
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friend. he got me through so many tough times. >> that makes me feel so good. >> we have to get you back on stage. >> okay. >> that's what this is all about. >> that's what this is all about. >> the power of music. >> we're going to enjoy his music. we have donatella arpaio. she will show us how to impress your friends and family this memorial day. first, dylan has made her way back up here. we're going to look at the holiday weather. and we have game one of the stanley cup final going on in vegas. a forecast for that, as well. >> that's inside, right? >> they need a forecast for folks going out there. >> it's hot in vegas. >> give us the forecast. >> we have a flooding threat along the southeast because of alberto making its way onshore. it should make landfall this early afternoon. rain and storm, unsettled through the southeast on wednesday. we're looking at storms across the midwest and the great lakes.
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very hot weather continues across the southern plains. and friday, scattered showers and storms up and down the east coast, making things unsettled. watching out for the threat of flooding with so many storms in the southeast. the heat continues across the that's a look at the weather across the country. now here's a peek out your window. >> it's going to be hot and sunny for the inland parts of the bay area today. reaching 90 degrees. more sunshine tomorrow and still pretty warm up to 87. wednesday is when it cools down. it will give back our natural air conditioning with a stronger ocean breeze, highs in the mid-70s for thursday and friday. we've got 60s in for for the rest of the week and the winds continue to pick up. breezy with morning clouds and fog starting on wednesday into thursday. "today food" is brought to you by bush's beans. black beans, garbanzo beans, new
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barbecue baked beans. bush's makes them all. >> forget about boring burgers and hot dogs on this memorial day. our next guest has recipes your family will fight for. donatella arpaio, executive chef and partner of provo pizza bar. always good to see you. you're becoming a "today" show staple. >> i've been here a long time. >> i don't want to age myself. >> before we start cooking, you have news to share. >> you see these two buns here? i have two buns in the oven. >> how about that? >> i didn't get fat. i'm pregnant. yes. very exciting. >> that's so fantastic. >> thank you. >> when is the due date? >> october. >> all right. >> let's start cooking. >> let's cook some burgers. >> we have short rib meat which i love for burgers, worcestershire sauce and pepper.
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>> what about short rib meat? >> it has the right percentage of mat afat and meat flavor. and you form them into balls and we add cheese in the center. >> you put an indention in the middle of the burger. >> you know. >> when you don't, they form up like a hockey puck. if you indent it, it helps the burgers retain their shape. >> laa little pro tip. >> at the last minute, you want to add salt and pepper. if you add salt too early, it draws moisture out of the meat. >> salt and pepper on the grill? >> last second. boom, boom. don't overwork the meat. four minutes a side and flip once. >> that's a hot grill. >> a little sticky right here. >> our tasters have made their way over to the picnic table, doing what they do best, stuffing their faces.
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>> this is amazing. >> do you love the cheese? >> everything about it. what's spicy? >> a little worcestershire sauce and garlic powder and the cheddar. >> you stack it in a certain order. >> sorry. >> that's okay. >> i like my classic, mustard, mayo, tomato on top. a little tomato, a little bacon, boom. >> that's a burger. >> this is delicious. >> these nacho dogs. >> aren't they fun? >> i created with avocado, a touch of olive oil, cilantro, lime juice and salt. and you want to mash? >> i would love to mash. >> do you like to cook? >> i love to cook. i'll be cooking this afternoon. >> okay. what i did, you keep mashing. >> yes, ma'am. >> i take this avocado. and just a little fun tip to prevent your avocado from browning, add saran wrap to
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touch it. we don't like brown avocado. a little store-bought salsa is fine, or you can make your own, if you don't have time. >> what kind of buns are you using? >> these are brioche buns. you can use sweet buns, potato buns. everyone has their own mix. cilantro. >> a little jalapeno. >> if you like things spicy. >> we do. >> a little jalapeno. and i like to crunch. i don't know about you, but i like sandwiches with potato chips. >> yes. >> it adds that salty crunch. >> regular hot dogs? >> regular hot dogs. you can swap it out with a turkey dog if you're not into pork. and that's it. you want to give it a try? >> absolutely. >> this burger and the hot dogs with the crunch. >> when you're grilling your hot dog, as soon as it starts to expand -- >> that's really good. >> good, right?
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>> it's kind of like -- it's a nacho dog. >> four or five flavors in there. >> buttery and salty. it's like the perfect memorial day club. >> welcome to the twin club. >> you're having twins? >> i missed that part. >> yes. >> congratulations. >> donatella, thank you. >> thank you. >> you can get these recipes at today cl today.com/food. donatella sharing her baby news at today.com/parents. check it out on the website. up next, look at that crowd that has assembled across the street for pop superstar troye sivan. you don't want to miss his live performance and a preview of his new album. and a very special announcement. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> oh, welcome back. welcome back to "today" on this very special memorial day. we have quite the concert here for you. >> oh, yes. we're about to see pop superstar troye sivan perform live on the plaza. first, how he went from youtube sensation to global superstar. ♪ my youth is yours tripping on skies ♪ >> he is troye sivan. ♪ his hit song "youth" has wracked up more than 96 million views on youtube. >> i'm troye sivan, full-time youtuber. >> reporter:yo that's where tro got his start. millions of subscribers following his candid and personal posts. troye using the platform to come out to his fans. >> i am guy. >> reporter: now, the 22-year-old is more popular than ever. recently singing his smash hit "my my my" on stage with taylor
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swift. ♪ oh, my, my, my >> reporter: his album "bloom" will be released later this summer. this morning, he's here on our citi concert stage. they are ready. here he isad singing his hit so "my my my" troye sivan. ♪ shine on, diamond don't make me wait another day ♪ ♪ 'cause passion is passion you know it just as well as me ♪ ♪ now let's stop running from love ♪ running from love
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let's stop ♪ ♪ my baby ♪ let's stop running from us running from us ♪ ♪ let's stop, my baby ♪ oh, my, my, my i die every night with you ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my living for your every move ♪ ♪ spark up, buzz cut i got my tongue between your teeth ♪ ♪ go slow no, no, go fast ♪ ♪ you like it just as much as me ♪ running from love running from love ♪ ♪ let's stop, my baby ♪ let's stop running from us running from us ♪ ♪ let's stop, my baby
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♪ oh, b my, my, my i die every night with you ♪ ♪, oh, my, my, my living for your every move ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my i die every night with you ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my living for your every move ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my >> happy memorial day. ♪ should be the last night ever ♪ ♪ should be the last night we're apart ♪ ♪ got myar name on this treasur
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on this treasure ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my oh, my, my, my ♪ ♪ i day every night with you i die, die, die, yeah ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my i'my living for your every move♪ ♪ living for, livinr, yeah ♪ oh, my, my, my i die every night with you ♪ ♪ oh, my, my, my oh, my, my, my ♪ ♪ i'm living for your every move ♪ ♪ living for your every move oh, my, my, my ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> we have a huge crowd out here this morning. they're loving troye sivan. he's not finished yet. we'll ask troye about his new album, "bloom." album, "bloom." this is "today" on nbc.
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we're in the middle of a fantast fantastic memorial day concert with troye sivan, youtube star. he has a new album out later this summer called "bloom." >> we're thrilled he is here with us this morning. and all of these fans, no question about it. troye sivan, let's talk about the new album. what can they expect? "bloom." >> i think, i hope people can expect to really dance to this album. i don't know if people could do to my first album. i'm excited for the live shows. i think it will be really craze se a si and a lot of fun. i hope the album connects with people. it's from a personal place and i'm proud of it. i can't wait for it to come out. >> we showed video of you on stage with taylor swift singing the song you just sang, "my my my." what was that like? >> it was crazy. i thought, i'm going to try to
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get a free ticket to her show. and she said, you can come if you sing with me. and so, it was just a really surreal moment. more people than i've seen in my entire life. and a dream come true. >> a lot of folks have been waiting for this special announcement. you want to let your fans know what you have to share. >> yes. i want to stay, everybody, stay tuned to my socials today, because today, i'm announcing the "bloom" tour. it's happening in the fall. i can't wait to see everyone. i'm so excited. >> that's all they needed to hear. >> yes. >> what are you going to sing for us now? >> i'm going to sing the song "bloom." >> let's do it. troye sivan. ♪ take a trip into my garden ♪ i have so much to show you, the fountains and the waters ♪ ♪ are begging just to know you ♪ and it's true, baby
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i've been saving this for you, baby ♪ ♪ i guess it's something like a fun fair ♪ ♪ put gas into the motor i'll meet you right there ♪ ♪ we'll ride the rollercoaster ♪ it's true, baby i've been saving this for you, baby ♪ ♪ i need you, tell me right before it goes down ♪ ♪ promise me you'll ♪ hold my hand if i get scared now ♪ ♪ i might tell you to take a second, baby, slow it down ♪ ♪ you should know i ♪ i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ come on, baby play me like a love song ♪ ♪ every time it comes on i get this sweet desire ♪
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♪ i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ now, it's the perfect season yeah, let's go for it this time ♪ ♪ we're dancing with the trees and i've waited my whole life ♪ ♪ it's true, baby, i've been saving this for you, baby ♪ ♪ i need you to tell me right before it goes down ♪ ♪ promise me you'll hold my hand if i get scared now ♪ ♪ might tell you to take a second, baby, slow it down ♪ ♪ you should know i you should know i ♪ ♪ i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ come on, baby play me like a love song ♪ ♪ every time it comes on
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i get this sweet desire ♪ ♪ yeah, i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ just for you >> new york city, how are you feeling? [ cheers ] ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ baby, babe, i've been saving this for you ♪ ♪ baby, yeah, i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you i bloom, i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you ♪ come on, baby, play me like a love song ♪ ♪ every time it comes on i get this sweet desire ♪ ♪ yeah, i bloom, i bloom just
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for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom just for you i bloom just for you ♪ ♪ i bloom, i bloom just for you i bloom just for you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> i'll see you on the "bloom" tour. thank you so much, new york. >> troye sivan, thank you. that's how you do a memorial day concert. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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and a big thanks to troye
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sivan. and thank you, as well, for spending part of your memorial day with us. "megyn kelly today" with some tasty recipes for grilling from a guy who really knows his burgers. guy fieri is going to join her. >> local news and weather coming up. i )m - -... around the nation - america good morning. a few minutes before 9:00. around the nation, america honors the military members who died serving our country. this is a live look at arlington national cemetery where president trump is attending the wreath ceremony at the tomb of the unknown soldier. he is now addressing the military members there. there are also commemorations happening in the bay area as san francisco's presidio, they're marking the 150th anniversary of the first
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memorial commendation there. pete suratos is there and will have a live report in our midday newscast. also at midday, eight people in one minivan, all safe this morning after their car crashed down an embankment on 680 into pleasanton creek. one bay area cr
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[ applause ] good morning, everyone. good morning, everyone. welcome to the show. i'm megyn kelly. it's memorial day, which means the official kickoff to summer. and the perfect time to head to the beach or head to the pool. it's time for parents to remember important summer safety tips. and jeff rossen takes a look at the dangers that come with enjoying the great outdoors. >> the chances of you getting bit by a shark are like 3 million to one. i'm that one. >> reporter: just weeks ago, off the coast of hilton head, this 10-year-old boy attacked by a shark, running out of the water in a panic. >> i saw blood dripping off of

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