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en. >> don't forget to for sitting with us and. have a good weekend. good morning. . good morning, power play. the president pardons a comm commentator and floats the idea pardoning martha stewart and rob blagojevich. should they get special treatment? would be witnesses in the russia probe. secret message, a high-ranking north korea official carrying a letter from kim jong-un set to meet president trump at the white house today. >> i think it will be very positive. i think it will be very positive. >> is the on again, off again summit on again? we're live at the white house. bee falling? samantha bee begins to lose sponsors in the wake of those
vulgar comments made about ivanka trump. >> do something about your dad's immigration practices you [ bleep ]. he listens to you. >> the cable comic apologizing amid calls for her show to be cancelled. those stories, plus, throwing life a curve. white sox pitcher danny farquhar back to the ballpark today six weeks after an aneurysm nearly took his life. >> i'm very thankful to still be here. the sweet spell of victory. the texas teen proving he has what he needs for victory. >> that is correct! e'k toim about his big night. j.r. you kidding me? >> misses, rebound to the cavs. >> game one of the nba finals ends in a heartbreaking loss for the cleveland cavaliers after j.r. smith loses track of the score. >> you get the feeling j.r.
smith didn't know they had the lead. >> lebron james in disbelief has cleveland fans hope the team can recover today, friday, june 1st, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda. live from studio 1 a. good morning. we're waving back. friday morning. feels good. first day of june. great crowd outside waiting for sean mendez and willie is in for hoda this morning and you're the one person that can explain what the heck happened in that basketball game last night. >> you and i will be fine this morning if you don't pull a j.r. smith and start dribbling the wrong way. >> lebron, that face says it all. >> memes of lebron asking his teammate, what were you thinking? >> let's begin with the power play. after pardoning a commentator, the president is considering a
pardon for one constestant of te celebrity apprentice and that's happening as this meeting between the president and kim jong-un use right-hand man is hours away and he's carrying a secret message. we have it covered. let's start with peter alexander, peter, good morning. >> good morning. it's highly unusual for any president to dole out pardons to political figures or friends this early in the presidency but this is one power the president embraced and today how president trump is using that power is getting scrutiny, specifically that he's abandoned the traditional vetting process and may be sending a signal to others under scrutiny they could also be spared. this morning president trump wielding his pardon power, delivering a controversial reprieve to dinesh dsouza.
>> i've gone through going to jail. >> reporter: martha stewart, the host of an "apprentice" spin off that spent five months in prison for lying to feds. president trump says he was harshly and unfairly treated. she used to be my biggest fan in the world before i became a politician. the prosecutor in that case james comey fired his fbi director by the president and up for clemen see, rob blagojevich fired on "the apprentice." the president suggesting he might shorten the sentence convicted of corruption after trying to sale the vacated senate seat. plenty of politicians settled out worse. he should have been put in jail. his wife responding overnight. >> we're so grateful the president is thinking of us in this way. >> reporter: he's officially pardoned author and fill l maker dinesh dsouza.
known for provocative comments, he pleaded guilty in 2014 for making fraudulent campaign contributions. speaking out this morning on fox news about his conversation with president trump. >> he said i got to tell you man to man, you've been screwed. he said i've been looking at the case. i knew from the beginning it was fi fishy. >> reporter: the assists the white house. the prosecutor in dsouza's case, taunting him on twitter. karma is a blank. he got fired and i got pardoned. so is president trump sending a message to allies caught up in the russia inquiry? >> each of the president's actions on pardons and things should be judged on the merits. >> peter, let's stay on the topic of pardons because we know kim kardashian west had a meeting with president trump on
that very subject and now she's saying more about it. >> reporter: yeah, the president is considering plenty of people for pardons including alice johnson. she's the 63-year-old great grandma, first-time non-violent drug offender that caught the eye of kim kardashian that pitch that pardon to the president on wednesday. overnight, kardashian-west describing that west wing visit and frankly what happened behind this photo saying mr. trump spent time listening to her case and she's quote very hopeful it will turn out positively. savannah and willie? >> peter alexander, thank you. also this morning, this high-stakes letter expected to be delivered from kim jong-un direct tly to president trump tt could pave the way to a meeting. chief white house correspondent hallie jackson has more on what we could expect. good morning. >> reporter: willie, good morning. remember last week when president trump called off the singapore summit originally and told kim jong-un, do not hesitate to call me or write.
apparently the north korea dictator is taking the president up on that sending a secret message to the white house and saying publicly overnight according to north korean staid med media, he's recommitting to duh denuclarzation. we've heard that before. will that be part of the note kim is sending to president trump today? signed, sealed and soon to be delivered to the white house, kim jong-un's personal message to president trump handed off later today by kim yong chol, the right-hand man to kim jong-un. what will the letter say? not even the president knows for sure. >> i don't know. i don't know. but if you know, steve, let we kn know, okay?it wl be positive. >> reporter: the world hasn't seen a moment like this in two deca decade when a military leader delivered a note to then president clinton in 2000. today's talk, the clearest sign yet the singapore summit could
be back on again with new hints it may not be the only one on one. >> i want it to be meaningful. it doesn't mean it gets done in one meeting. maybe you have to have a second or third and maybe none. >> reporter: team trump taking the possible june 12th talk hour by hour after secretary of state mike pompeo's face-to-face, the former north korea official is a top spy that needs special permission to be in the u.s. at all. that meeting in new york apparently went so well, it ended earlier than expected according to a state department official. >> we made real progress in the last 72 hours towards setting the conditions. >> reporter: the u.s. demanding denuclearization by north korea, economic boost from the west. he tells reuters wants it to cover the traditional missile program, too. adding i'll be happy when the day arrives we can take sanctions off and have a very
good relationship with the entire korean peninsula. >> halle, in the midst of this, the white house announced tariffs of steel and aluminum against canada, mexico and the e.u. what's the reaction like? >> reporter: not good, willie to put it in a docouple words. all three countries says they will retaliate that puts us at the start for a trade war. it means we could pay more for everything from beer to cars but the white house is brushing off talk of a trade war saying their priority is protecting american workers, particularly in the steel and aluminum industries. >> criticism from republicans, we move to the desperate scene on the big island of hawaii where residents can't believe their eyes. 77 homes destroyed and with the powerful volcano spewing lava on a daily basis, that number could grow even higher. nbc's gadi schwartz is in hawaii this morning.
good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, savannah. unfortunately, that number is definitely expected to grow. just a little awhile ago, we were with the national guard and took us to the fissure. it's a monster sitting in the front of someone's yard in a neighborhood where so many homes and families lost everything but even still, some of those families are doing everything they can to help out their neighbors as these evacuations continue to grow. this is the fissure shooting lava in heath's neighborhood. >> how could something so beautiful be so destructive? you're awe struck. there is absolutely nothing you can do. >> reporter: recently, he's been going back into the evacuation zones, not to save his property because nothing is left. >> the house got burned up. >> reporter: instead joining other families carrying what they can to safety. you lost your home but you're in there helping others on a daily basis.
there is a group of us working together. >> i'm proud of him. i really am. i know this is part of how he's dealing with things with he doesn't want what happened to us happen to other people. >> reporter: his wife denise trying to bring normalcy to their children and trying not to think of all that she's lost. >> a punch in the gut. just thinking of things we lost and the pictures and kids' baby blankets and little things you can't replace. >> reporter: it's difficult to keep things together. this saturday is a big day for gabriel. >> she has a birthday. she's turning 5. >> reporter: birthday presents her parents bought her gone and toys. >> toys got ruined. >> reporter: your toys got ruined? the bike she rides now given to her by a stranger. >> he said this bike is for you and she just goes, oh my god, it's so beautiful. these are people that don't though you. it's people in the community. it's phenomenal. >> reporter: generosity this family says is the spirit of
aloha, alies and fissures of moll tten rock. the family had insurance for the home but everything inside is a total loss. relatively speaking, they are still lucky. somebody donated a couch and they have a couple air mattresses to sleep on but tonight in shelters because of this volcano, there are 399 people that are sleeping in shelters and many of them, their homes are a total loss. willie, savannah, back to you. >> this has been going on for weeks, too. thank you very much. let's turn to another comedian under fire. samantha bee is apologizing for a vulgar joke she made about samantha trump. what sponsors pulled ads but bee's show is still on the air. craig is here with more on this story. good morng this is a punch line that is not suitable for morning tv, both bee and tbs, the network that area her show "full frontal" apologizes but it has a lot of
folks asking in the climate of the tense political discourse, has comedy gone too far? is it time to dial it back? comedian samantha beace bee conspicuously absent on the red carpet where she was honored. she had this to say about her controversial comments concerning ivanka trump. we spent the day wrestling with the repercussions of one bad word when we all should have spent the day as a nation we're wrenching children from their parents and treating people legally seeking asylum as crimina criminals. if we're okay with that then really who are we? that one bad word setting off a firestorm wednesday night. >> do something about your dad's immigration practices you feckless [ bleep ]. he listens to you. >> reporter: on thursday, bee took to twitter to apologize to ivanka trump and her viewers writing it was inappropriate and inexcusable.
i crossed a line and i deeply regret it. tbs also expressing regret for bee's vile and inappropriate language adding it should not have been aired. no response from ivanka trump about bee's response but the white house is not accepting the i'm sorries. a spokesman for melania trump calling it a double standard and the collective silence by the left and media allies appalling. the show remains on the air, but some advertisers including auto trader and state farm are pulling their sponsorships. it comes as roseanne barr, another comedian under fire is seen for the first time since abc pulled the plug on her show earlier this week. >> i'm not going to talk to you except for to say have a nice day. i believe in one law for all people, i love all people. thank you. >> reporter: after she posted a racist tweet about a former
obama advisor, barr tweeted that she begged abc not no cancel the show. some calling it a double standard that barr's show was cancelled and bee's was not and others arguing there is a distinction between barr's race et comme under fire for all sides aimed at the trump administration from the correspondent's desk. >> the only thing your mouth is good for is being putin's [ bleep ] holster. >> reporter: then this joke last year as political punch lines take a personal turn -- >> people want this sort of frontal in your face criticism of people associated with the trump administration even if it
crosses lines that conflict with their own values, and that is an alarming development. >> we'll be right back. >> so we had the debate during the piece watching as people are right now, i think what people pointed out is barr fired off the terrible racist tweet, sam bee, a written joke, a taped segment, tbs knew it was coming, not like she was flying off the handle saying what she said. >> this follows a familiar pattern. someone crosses a line. there's a mea culpa, online or in a formal speech, but folks ask the question you posed. how do we as a society take a step back and have thoughtful conversations about how we talk to each other, politically or not. by the way, "full frontal" is on tv, but pulled that episode off the web. >> all right. >> thank you. here's a story everyone's talking about this morning, especially these guys.
did you stay up to watch game one of the nba finals? >> yes. >> if not, you missed a good one, or bad one depending on your perspective. willie has that story. you stayed up late. i couldn't believe it. >> giving you the play by play. golden state warriors pulled out a 124-114 win last night after jr smith made a move that had everyone, especially lebron james, scratching their heads as the cavaliers could have had game one when smith mistakenly thought his team was ahead of the warriors. call it the opposite of a buzzer beater, seconds left on the clock of the nba finals, the cleveland cavaliers, offensived after a missed free throw with enough time on the clock to win the game, but instead of shooting the ball, smith dribbling away from the basket, throwing a pass as the clock ran out, seemingly unaware the score
was tied. >> i get the feeling jr doesn't know they are in a lead. >> the frustration was written all over the face of lebron james, playing in his eighth straight finals, scored 51 points. >> watch james. he wanted a timeout. >> that image of james viral overnight with captions like, this is why i hate group projects, and how are you hearing yanny. >> didn't go your way, things you could have done, wake up tomorrow with a fresh mind and move forward. >> reporter: smith in the moment seemed to indicate he thought the cavaliers were winning. after the game, telling reporters, he knew the score all along and had a plan. >> i knew the time, i just thought they were going to call timeout because of the rebound. i thought we were ahead. >> a moment that will live in cleveland sports infamy. by the way, game two is sunday night. the explanation -- >> that makes no sense.
>> he said, i had a plan. >> absolutely no sense. >> easy game winning layup, dribble it out, call a timeout with a half second left. >> maybe he wanted to play more basketball. he was, like, let's do ten more minutes of basketball. >> they might lose in four games. >> somewhere this morning, chris weber is smiling. >> always. >> i don't know what you're talking about. >> michigan finals. >> we'll talk in the break. >> okay. let's go to the weather. dyl in for al, something i can understand. >> i'm lost too. right there with you. there's a lot of unsettled weather in the country, round of thunderstorms in north dakota. this is going to continue to move north today, and we're looking at more storms to redevelop later on this afternoon. north dakota right into south dakota and down into nebraska, a threat of large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornados all possible, and also down through the southeast, the possibility of seeing severe weather as well. out ahead of the coldunsettled
northeast. scattered showers and thunderstorms are all a possibility through the mid-atlantic, into virginia, the carolinas, and that is going to linger, unfortunately, through the weekend as well. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. and american express has your back every step of the way- it's pretty amazing out there. the world is full more possibilities than ever before. whether it is the comfort of just a call away or getting financing to fund your business. no one has your back like american express. where ever you go we are right there with you. the powerful backing of american express, don't do business without it. don't do live without it. a live look outside, all clear beautiful sunrise as we start the month of june. it will be a lot warmer for inland areas today. reaching through the mid-80s.
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we are heading up to 80 degrees. i think today will be comfortably warm reaching up to 86 in concord. it is upper 60s for san francisco. tomorrow that heat ramps up to 93 degrees. it is 91 on sunday. we'll be cooling off with low to mid-80s throughout next week while san francisco will stay at 69 degrees tomorrow and upper 50s for next wednesday. let's get an update on the roads now. we have had a couple of fender benders this morning. we are starting to notice slowing in the south bay along highway 101 and along interstate 280. it appears to be an early morning commute build up. a couple of delays including the bay bridge. you're looking at about 26 minutes towards the san mateo bridge. >> okay. thanks. we have a local news update
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>> i think it will be positive. >> trump set to meet with kim jong-un carrying a message himself ahead of the summit. >> we've made progress in the last 72 hours towards setting the conditions. >> threats caught on tape. >> so i'm warning you, trade very [ bleep ] lightly because what i'm going to do to you is disgusting. down do you understand me. >> michael cohen threatened a reporter in 2015 over a story involving president trump's ex-wife. >> don't think -- caught, police catch that fugitive suspect who was on the run in tennessee wanted in connection with the murder of a police sergeant earlier this week. rolling the dice, 50,000 las vegas casino workers preparing for massive city-wide strike after their contracts expired hours ago.
and fish fly. famed seattle fish throwers take their skills to the zoo tossing tasty treats to the popular bear exhibit today, 23rjune 1st, 201 an unsettling trend. more white nationalist than ever are running for office. at least eight of them are on ballots across the country running on the message of hate. nbc's morgan radford spoke with some of them. morgan, good morning. >> good morning, guys. the truth is something we're seeing right now is something we've never seen in recent history. white nationalist coming out publicly running for national office in historic numbers but the question this morning is why do they feel emboldened now? why do they think this is their year to win? a warning to some of our you m following language and views pretty offensive. >> my name is art jones, i'm
doing a little early coal pa campaigning. i received over 70% of the votes from the republican party in the march 20th primary. >> reporter: once a member of the american natzi party that denies the holocaust happened, he's one of eight white nationalist running for state or federal office this year according to the southern poverty law center. he's campaigning to make chicago's neighborhoods at least 90% white. >> most white people want a white neighborhood. genetical >> the average iq is 20 points lower than a white person. >> reporter: i went to harvard. >> all right. you got a lot of white blood in you, too. >> some white blood. i'm african american. >> that's where your intelligence is coming from, i think. >> you think it comes from my white side?
>> i think so. >> reporter: many can't believe he's on the ballot. >> this angers me to see ignorance and hatred. >> that makes it mute yeual. >> reporter: anti white groups say those running for office is higher than ever before, many on the republican ticket. >> we're seeing something we've never seen before. why do you think that is? >> i think we have a tone that's been set during the campaign and the presidency of donald trump that some would say creates a dog whistle, a signal to these types of groups and individuals. >> reporter: like patrick little whose running against diane feinstein in california. did you vote for president trump? >> of course. >> reporter: why? >> he dog whistled about globalist. i didn't understand he was talking about jews until after the election. >> reporter: he's seen dragging and spitting on the israeli flag. the republican party says it doesn't want anything to do with
little or jones but the candidate supporters say this is exactly what they think will make america great again. >> it's not because we're racist, it's because we feel marginalized and we're the ones being oppressed. >> all right. so the republican national committee says there is no place for white supremacy in this country, but the reality is in a lot of cases this ideology can translate to action. anti hate groups say the number of hate crimes has jumped up 20% last year in major cities and the number of people killed by white supremacist doubled in 2017 compared to the year before, guys. >> morgan, i think we all were there marveling your restraint in hearing that and as hard as it is to hear, people need to hear it. especially when you see these numbers are rising. >> thanks for saying that, savannah, i appreciate that. for some areas, it wl
very, very hot. we have heat advisories for kansas into oklahoma and texas, too, where the heat index is 100 to 110 degrees when you factor in the humidity. temperatures will feel like we're up around 100 in little rock askand gh louisville. as we go into next week, we will start to see temperatures drop off a bit. nashville goes from 85 to 83 on tuesday. we're staying in the 90s in houston. brownsville, mid to upper >> good morning. it's going to start to warm up today akrotscross the bay area. it is 82 degrees in santa rosa.
upper 60s for san francisco. we'll continue to heat up and the hottest day will be tomorrow. inland areas up to 93 degrees. we'll gradually cool down with low 80s. upper 60s throughout the weekend. >> that's your latest forecast. >> thanks so much. coming up, we're calling it the sweet spell of victory. we're going to talk to the texas teenager who beat out all of the other kids at the national spelling bee. and parents under fire. we'll hear from the georgia couple battling to allow their son to smoke pot to deal with seizures. and more of our interview h mother in an emotional interview. up next, a major league comeback. after a near-death experience just six weeks ago, we'll hear from the white sox pitcher on his big return, later today. his big return, later today. that's right after today, historical sites are disappearing, but ai can help us
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mattered to danny before he left the mound and headed into that dugout matters just a little bit less to him today. it was not his best effort, that's for sure. but little did the pitcher know when he headed to the dugout on april 20th, how his life would change. >> god has a plan and purpose. i have not figured it out yet, but thankful to be here. >> reporter: surrounded by teammates, the 31-year-old threw up and passed out with a brain hemorrhage. >> danny is taken off by the emts. >> reporter: you don't remember much, what do you remember? >> so i remember working out that day, and, you know, my last memory is walking out to the pull ben and askedates if i was acting weird, you know, feeling weird, complaining. he said no, you were normal. >> reporter: usually 40% of people who suffer a brain aneurysm die, others suffer permanent neurological effects.
yet, now six weeks later, other than being weaker than usual, danny is taking the mound again, throwing out tonight's first pitch. take me what it's going to be like to be back on the mound? >> it's going to be definitely weird. you know, especially with the fans in the stands and the good thing is i have my wife by my side and kids will be out there, and the doctors crews will be out there as well. >> reporter: his high school sweet heart, wife lexi, close to his side. >> i never doubted that he was not going to be okay. i knew it was going to be different, and i knew it was going to be a struggle, but the first time that i kind of took a deep>> reporter: mustering up t courage to let his kids see him in the icu where he spent 17 days. >> seeing my kids for the first time was just absolutely incredible. >> reporter: while the team came up short the last time he pitched, he says there's a bright side. >> apparently, i struck out jose that day, which, you know, one
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realized -- we saw your face. you look pretty darn happy. here you are. you're at the end of the line. you beat out 514 other kids. i mean, did you imagine this moment in your mind before? did you ever let yourself think this was possible? >> i had confidence that it was possible. but i didn't really think it was going to realistically happen. >> karthik, do you feel any pressure on that stage? it doesn't look like it watching you. >> i get really nervous before my word. if i get it, i know it, i calm down. >> you seem quite calm this morning. also, probably a little tired. we're so happy to get to talk to you. thank you for waking up early for us and letting us share your excitement. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> go get a nap, my friend. >> thanks, karthik. >> you got a smile out of him. >> you know what i like about
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good friday morning. it will be warmer with san francisco reaching 67 degrees, 86 in concord. san jose looking at a high of 80 degrees. napa 83 degrees. it gets hotter heading into the weekend. 93 tomorrow and 91 on sunday. it starts to cool off into next week. upper 70s by thursday. san francisco upper 60s and sunshine and cooler next week. how are the roads? >> a lot busier. we are seeing chevy delays. a crash and there i lane ocked. you can see it all the way backed up. go ahead and take the surface streets. ear morning tic california
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the plaza is packed as pop super star sean mendez gets set to start off the summer concert. and trust us, nothing holding us back. friday, june 1, 2018. >> the plaza is ready for us. >> first concert ever. >> this is my 16th time seeing sean in concert. >> i got a selfie with sean mendez. >> b 11:00 last night for sean mendez. >> and good morning, everybody. welcome back to today on a friday morning. you think that's crowd is excited? we've got a big one this morning. a great way to kick off the month of june. sean mendez is going to take or city concert stage this morning.
earlier this year sean performed for the queen. now he's going to perform for all these wonderful folks. and they're feeling like royalty. carson is out there. carson, how is it going out there. >> doing quite good. notice the trending topic on twitter is hashtag, sean today. how are you feeling. >> really good. it's exciting. tons of people out here so thank you. >> we're getting ready for sean mendez. savannah, back to you. >> thank you so much. looking forward to that. let's get right to your news at 8:00. martha stuart and former illinois governor could find out if they will receive a reprieve from president trump. on thursday, president pardoned conservative commentator who pleaded guilty in 2014 to campaign finance violations. the president also said he is considering a pardon for martha stuart who served time for lying about a stock deal and a sentence for having 14 years for corruption set him free from
prison. both appeared on trump's tv shows. >> meantime expecting a personal letter from kim jong-un today that could pave the way rescheduling their canceled summit meeting. that letter will be delivered by the north korean leaders right hand man. he's been in the u.s. this week for preliminary talks. secretary of state mike pompeo said talks made hour by hour saying there could be no meaning at all or perhaps more than one meeting. >> and we have now more on the woman at the center of the bill cosby criminal case. she is speaking out for the first time. in an exclusive dateline interview. andrea constand and her mother detailing their experience with legendary comedian and trial that brought him down and cnbc national correspondent kate snow got the interview. this has been fascinating. >> in april, bill cosby was found guilty of drugging and
sexually assaulting andrea constand back in 2004. his lawyers are appealing that. after the assault, andrea moved home to toronto. told me she didn't tell anyone about what happened because she thought no one would believe her. for a full year, she didn't tell a sole until one morning and we want to warning you some of the language is graphic. >> i woke up and i had a bad dream. that dream was that mr. cosby would do this to somebody else if i did not say or tell someone. so i woke up crying and i said mom, mr. cosby drugged me and he sexually violated me. and she was so caught off guard. >> mom, she said he's abb basta and i said andrea, who are you talking about. >> and she said mom he drugged me and raped me and i said who and she said bill cosby. >> i can't imagine how angry her
mother must have been hearing that. >> they're really close and she then called cosby to confront him. he apologized and agreed he was sick. then she went to radioshack and bought a recorder to record another phone call with him hoping he would confess on tape and you're going to hear that recorded phone call with bill cosby and his own words talking to mrs. constand. >> did that come into the trial. >> it did. it was played in the courtroom, but never before heard on television. we have it tonight. >> we'll look forward to that. >> what are the lawyers and people saying about this. >> they haven't commented for us for this report. we asked them for any comment if for an interview and they decli declined. appealing the case. they long maintained his innocence. >> see much more of the exclusive interview with andrea constand on dateline tonight. right here on nbc. stuck with me on the most. no hoda this morning. i'll try. session last night between an oregon couple and middle school
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>> the parents say smoking marijuana is the only thing that helped but it is illegal. and now, the state has removed the boy from his home. gabe gutierrez has been following this. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: hey, guys. good morning. this couple says they were being good parents, doing whatever they needed to do to stop their son's seizures, even if it meant breaking the law. now, they say they are determined to get their son back. matthew and susanna are trying to help their 15-year-old son, david, who say they suffers from debilitating seizures several times a day. >> we found a treatment that worked. >> reporter: that treatment got ey allowed david to smoke marijuana. >> i'm not a doctor. but from what i read, i mean, yeah, there's a good success rate. >> reporter: they say it worked for david. when he smoked marijuana, his seizures stopped for 71 days. but smoking marijuana is illegal in georgia. and the sheriff says what they're doing is criminal. >> it doesn't matter if i agree
with the law. or like it. it doesn't matter. >> reporter: according to the sheriff's office, they admitted they were supplying marijuana for david to smoke. and matthew said he smokes it first to make sure it was good. the parents were charged with reckless conduct in the state's division of family services took david away and placed him in a group home. david's seizures return. >> he'll stare off into space, 30 seconds, up to 30 minutes, followed by bad behavior. fighting people, throwing desks, throwing books. >> reporter: scientific research has shown an ingredient in marijuana can have a positive effect on two rare forms of epilepsy. they have not said if david suffers from the neurological disorder. the jury is still out on whether smoking marijuana is an effective way to treat seizures. the sheriff says that's no excuse to use an illegal drug. >> my next course of action would be, i'm we're going
to find some medicine that's going to help my child. >> reporter: they say they've done that. >> we tried it all. everything under the sun. >> reporter: in the end, these parents say, it's all about david's welfare. >> he has to live. he has to have a quality of life. >> all we did was give this child his childhood back. >> reporter: they are now out on bail. no hearing has been set in their criminal case. but there will be a custody hearing in two weeks. guys, back to you. >> interesting story. gabe, thank you very much. now, to "your health." we look at the latest breakthroughs changing medicine and the way you take care of yourself. this morning, the unofficial start of summer. >> as the weather heats up, you will be outside. with cases of skin cancer on the rise, kerry sanders has a look at something new you might want to throw in your beach bag. >> i had a sleeveless tank top on and it was a pinhole on the back of my arm.
>> reporter: adrian went to her dermatologist. you knew it was the big "c." >> yes. i was worry because they don't tell you what stage it is. >> reporter: adrian grew up in indiana, 1 of 11 children. >> we were outside all the time. my mom probably needed us out of the house. they ask you that on the questionnaires. how many blistering sunburns did you have as a kid? i can't count them. >> reporter: when you found out, were you scared? >> a little. younger, people even now, you don't think you will die from melanoma. >> reporter: one in five americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. half the u.s. population experiences a sunburn once a year or more. >> as of last year and this year, we're estimating about 98,000 new cases of melanoma. almost a two-fold increase. >> reporter: how do i know when i've been outside too long and getting too much u.v.? >> right now, it's when you get a sunburn. >> reporter: she was one of the
melanoma survivors who participated in dr. xu's study for this new u.v. protection device, called u.v. sense. how do you know you're being overexposed to u.v. rays? especially on a cloudy day like this? researchers have come up with an interesting piece of technology. a little wearable device, a sensor that tells you when enough is enough. using your smartphone, you enter your skin type. when you last applied sunscreen and your activity. the device is piaper-thin, water-proof and doesn't require a battery. you can wear it anywhere on your body. does the technology have the ability to change the way we live our lives? >> yes. we live under the sun. that kind of data on your skin really can make a difference in how you behave. that ultimately will be a health benefit to you. >> it's an alarm i don't have to set. i mean, you know. even waking up, i decided -- i
don't have to do anything. this is going to say, you're done for the day with the sunshine. >> reporter: for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news. >> dr. raj is a "today" contributor. walk us through how it works. it's not a bluetooth thing. it's not wi-fi. how does it do its job? >> it syncs with your phone. it needs a battery. it's water-proof. it never needs to be charged. and you wear it. it's one of the tiny wearable devices plus far. you can wear it on the tip of your fingernail. you can wear it on a watch or a s sunglass. when you want to see how much u.v. exposure you have, it will sync with your phone. when it's time to go in or seek shade. this is launched by l'oreal. they'll probably be recommending their own. the other data is important and we want to raise awareness for skin cancer prevention. it's easy to lose track, with
our kids, with ourselves, at the beach, at a park. it's good data. we're a data-driven society right now. >> how effective do you see this being against melanoma, specifically? >> we know that melanoma is on the rise. it is the deadliest form of skin cancer. the majority of cases are involving sun exposure. if this is something that people readily adopt and because it's tiny and easy to use, we hope it will be. this could make a big difference. really, the thing we need to do is decreasing our sun exposure. >> especially a cloudy day. you think you're not getting exposure. my little ones got pink cheeks from that the other weekend. it will be useful for parents. >> probly get more exposure. now, with the environment and less of the ozone layer, we're getting exposure that way. and tanning beds. people are still going to tanning beds. one exposure to a tanning bed significantly increases your risk of cancer.
>> as a member of a pasty family, i appreciate that technology. dylan has another look at the weather. >> good morning. it is june 1st. that means it's the start of hurricane season. the names are out. it's hard to believe that today it starts. we're already done with alberto. we will continue through this list, as we go through the year. one thing to note is that the temperatures in the atlantic ocean are actually a little below average. that could help with this season making it not as bad as seasons past. either way, as we continue through june, july, into august, it's not until late august, early september, when we get the maximum amount of hurricanes typically scene each year. kind of an estimate of what we can expect in the meantime today. we have the tropical downpours from alberto. you'll notice how humid and moist the air is. that will create pockets through the m tennessee and ohio river valleys. scattered showers in the northeast. we could see sever
morning. >>. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we'll be warming up with the upper 70s. expect the low 80s for san jose for livermore. and 86 degrees in concord. now, today it will be comfortably warm but unbearably hot tomorrow with a high of 93 degrees. and it will still be in the low 90s for sunday, but cooling down next week. we'll be in the upper 70s by next thursday. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you very much. let's check in with carson in the orange room. hey,>> when you think of mick jagger, what do you think of? probably late nights, a lot of partying, rock 'n' roll. e turns into every doting dad out there. an editor at "nashville scene" noticed that jagger leaves corny
comments on his 19 ye-year-old son's instagram photos. what a dad right there. looks like fun, ha. that's from mick jagger. then, a post of the sunset. that's what his son wrote. dad writes, cool pic. and his son is at the beach, mick jagger writes, watch out for the water. social media users were loving the comments here. patrick writes, can you imagine being, uh, dad, shut up, to the guy that wrote "jumping jack flash." these should be added to the rolling stone exhibit. lucas does the same thing to his dad when his dad posts pictures. mick jagger posts this picture. and lucas chimes in, scute. using some heart emojis. lucas is the second-youngest of jagger's eight happy to see that even though he's a rock star god, he is good for dorky dad moments, as we all are. >> it's your voice reading the post that makes that. >> well, thank you very much.
>> all dads are the same. >> i know. it's so cute. >> sex, drugs and emojis. >> and some cargo shorts like you and i. what's going on in "pop start"? >> sandra bullock, she's the lead in "ocean's eight." hoda got to sit down and chat about the film. the two had a candid conversation about adoption and motherhood. here's a sneak peek. >> hundreds of thousands of children are ready to be your child. you're a forever parent the minute you accept the love of that child. and it's amazing to me how we can take away people's happiness by telling them this is the box you have to stay in. >> yeah. >> there is no box. there's no box. >> imagine that conversation. two just incredibly people. you can watch hoda's conversation with sandra bullock monday on "today." and more with the entire cast of
"ocean's 8" all next week. chip and joanna gaines, the pair sharing their 15th wedding anniversary. it's been a good 15 years, chip gaines. here's to 50 more. joanna is currently pregnant with the couple's fifth child. our congrats to them. and jimmy fallon, "the tonight show" host is off in the hamptons. he decided to try out a new look. a goatee. let's see how it's working out for him. >> i wish i had another goat. two goats in a boat. we're just two goats in a boat. two goats in a boat. listening to hall and oates. two goats in a boat. wearing our winter coats. two goats in a boat. sometimes we put our goats in our totes. >> stop it. >> that's vacation? that's like working. lin-manuel of course, just making a video there.
that's funny. got to get to "the daly click. "this is a good one. dogs will bark or whimper. this dog named walter prefers to sing. watch this. >> no, no. i'm having a conversation. no. no. no. no. walter, i'm right here, buddy. >> it's not the dog. >> that's the best "daly click" we've ever had. >> this is the best. >> just wanted to be part of the conversation. just makes me want to find other dogs that sing and start a broadway band. >> i hear your skepticism. we were looking at it yesterday. we didn't believe it at first. there's a library of youtube videos of this dog singing. that's the dog. >> i'm going to start -- >> he's talking and like, no. >> we're going to do the voice for dogs on animal network. animal planet or something.
>> you're joking. >> that's walter. >> i could watch that 100 more times. amazing. best "click" ever. carson, you can retire. coming up next, we're minutes away from the moment everybody is waiting for. a whole half hour of music from one of the brightest stars out there. a whole half hour. singing dogs are good. shawn mendes, even better, after a check of your local news and weather. i )m ...
california )s primary election - now a few days away. and contra costa county election leaders today will be nchsz good morni good morning, it's 8:26. contra costa county leaders today will test the new voting machines ahead of next tuesday's election. you might remember we showed you last month. they will still use paper ballots but voters will scan the ballots into a machine. then the machine processes them much more quickly and more efficiently. meteorologist karis u that s over 90 degrees in some places, so there are fire concerns in the east bay. that is where firefighters already have been tested this week for a brush fire in byron burned 5,000 acres and destroyed a mobile home. we want to take a look at the tropical pictures as you head out on the door. >> we have a lot going on out on the roads, especially heading to
the peninsula right now. we are still seeing some delays. this is all from the earlier crash on northbound 101 right before broadway. a lane remains blocked. unfortunately, that's causing delays all the way back through hinsdale boulevard. hop on off airport boulevard. that's your best chance to avoid the delays. also seeing delays in the san jose area and the south bay as well. bridge drive westbound 80 to bay bridge is 16 minutes. more local news coming up for you in just a half hour. see you then.
♪ ♪ 8:30, now. it's friday morning. it's the 1st of june. what a great morning. all right. it is raining a little bit. but shawn mendes is here. [ cheers and applause ] of his favorite people, so happy. how do you feel about singing in the rain this morning? >> it feels good, actually. i'm so happy right now. >> the crowd goes wild.
>> craig is somewhere out in this mass of humanity. craig, what's going on out there? >> i've been talking to some of shawn mendes' biggest fans. i found one. what's your name? from? maddie, you flew in for the concert from wisconsin. >> last night at 8:00. >> this is a big day for you. >> definitely, yes. >> you're graduating from high school tonight. >> tonight, i have to be at my high school at 7:00. >> you're going to fly back for high school graduation. >> yep. >> how big of a shawn mendes fan are you? >> i would say -- see him up c. come with me. come with me. >> superfan on her way. >> you got to hustle up. this is television. watch your step, though. be very, very careful. be very, very careful. you take the lead, maddie. you take the lead. >> come on over. >> take your sister with you.
take your sister. shawn mendes, this is maddie. >> she says, you're real. >> oh, my god. >> how are you? >> you're a real person. >> you're a real person. >> yeah. >> i hope you do, too. >> awesome. i know, he's real. >> he's a real person. >> and he sings, too. we're going to have the whole half hour of music. hope you're story at the top of the show today. you remember back in england when the royal wedding. and there were all sorts of cotv. on the bbc and so on, talking about the royal couple. turns out, one of the most prolific experts out there, in a british accent, talking about the royals, is called upstate tommy.
he's from outside albany where i live. we will show you the videotape and we'll talk about how upstate tommy managed to fool a lot of people. it wasn't real. >> no. >> he did star in "oliver" in his high school play, which is how he learned how to sound like that. >> you should do an interview with him, give him the megyn kelly treatment. >> upstate new york. i'm proud of him. >> a megyn kelly exclusive with uptown tommy, coming up. how about a check of the weather? >> it's raining and humid. it feels tropical out here. we'll see the scatt etered show today. as we go into sunday, there is the cooler temperatures in the northeast. it's wet in the mid-atlantic, south through the carolinas, we're going to see how e we are going to see a lot of sunshine today and much warmer temperatures inland areas, as
warm as 85 degrees, and up to 93 degrees tomorrow. it will still be hot reaching up to the low 90s and cooling down next week. as we look at san francisco, upper 60s today. and that's what we'll see throughout the weekend with some breezy winds and sunshine cooling down into the upper 50s with morning clouds and fog by next wednesday. but overall, inland areas with the heat will be the main story today. ♪ the "citi concert series" on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> shawn mendes is ready to rock our concert let's look at his journey to becoming one of most from the stage to the red carpet, shawn mendes' rise has in-demand pop stars. been years in the making. starting out on vine, as a social media sensation. ♪ ♪ out of my control ♪ i'll be needing stitches
♪ help me >> reporter: he is a global pop phenomenon. ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ i just can't it isn't my blood ♪ >> reporter: at just 19 years old, the singer/song writer has two number one albums, seven platinum singles and 4 billion views on youtube. this year, he was named as one of "time" magazine's 100 most influential people and even performed for queen elizabeth's 92nd birthday. ♪ now, shawn is heating up the charts with his self-titled third studio album and headed on a world tour next year. first, he's getting the party started right here on our citi concert stage. all right, guys. the wait is over. performing "in my blood," ladies and gentlemen, shawn mendes.
♪ help me it's like the walls are caving in ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ but i just can't it isn't in my blood ♪ ♪ laying on the bathroom floor, feeling nothing ♪ ♪ i'm overwhelmed and insecure give me something ♪ ♪ i could take to ease my mind slowly ♪ ♪ just have a drink and you'll feel better ♪ ♪ just take her home and you'll ♪ keep telling gets better ♪ ♪ oh, yeah, does it ever >> sing it with me now. ♪ help me, it's like the walls are caving in ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ no medicine is strong enough ♪ someone help me, i'm crawling
in my skin ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ but i just can't, it isn't in my blood ♪ ♪ it isn't in my blood ♪ looking through my phone again feeling anxious ♪ ♪ afraid to be alone again, i hate this ♪ ♪ i'm trying to find a way to chill, can't breathe, oh ♪ ♪ is there somebody who could help me ♪ ♪ it's like the walls are caving in ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ no medicine is strong enough ♪ someone help me i'm crawling in my skin ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving
up but i just can't, it isn't in my blood ♪ ♪ it isn't in my blood ♪ i need somebody now i need somebody now ♪ ♪ someone to help me out i need somebody now ♪ >> sing with me. ♪ help me, it's like the walls are caving in ♪ ♪ sometimes i feel like giving up ♪ ♪ but i just can't, it isn't in my blood ♪ ♪ it isn't in my blood ♪ i need somebody now
when the worst oil spill hit san francisco, first responders went to work. and mayor gavin newsom, he went to hawaii. man: newsome left the day after the spill for a four-day vacation in hawaii. the same gavin who said his job as lieutenant governor was so dull, he only showed up for work at the state capitol one day a week, tops. gavin's not gonna work as governor.
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 the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein we're back, now, with singer/songwriter, superstar, shawn mendes. recently named "time" magazine's most influential people. he released his self-titled third studio album and is headed on a world tour next year. >> shawn, one of our favorites. good morning, good the see you. >> good morning. >> this is the third studio all
bum. are albums like children? do you love them equally? or is this your best ever? >> i'm most proud of this one. >> why? >> i think it's the most honest i've ever been with my music. i'm honestly so thrilled that the fans have stuck with me through everything. and they're loving the music, too. >> shawn, you're one of these guys on our show, we watched grow through the years. when you were a kid, we had you inside in the studio. and the crowds have grown every year. what's it like to stand here, sing a new song and watch all these people know every word. >> it doesn't get old. i'm blown away by what's going on here. yeah. >> you don't need to sing. you sing one word and they do the rest. that will save your voice. >> they're part of my band. >> you're doing a bunch of festivals and stuff. i think you're doing the governor's ball. >> later today. >> what's the festival scene like? >> this is my first run. and gov ball was the first festival i ever watched. this is a big deal for me today.
i'm excited. >> you're coming back as a hero. >> what's the next song? what are you giving to us now? >> it's called "nervous." it's off the new album. >> i think they know it. >> i think they like it. shawn, take it away. >> thank you. >> hey, guys. you good? ♪ i get a little bit nervous i get a little bit stressed out ♪ ♪ i on a sunday i get a little bit ♪ all right. guys. you got to sing with me. ♪ i saw you on a sunday in a
cafe ♪ ♪ and all you did was look my way ♪ ♪ and my heart started to race and my hands started to shake, yeah ♪ ♪ i heard you asked about me through a friend ♪ ♪ my adrenaline kicked in 'cause i've been asking about you, too ♪ ♪ and now, we're right here in this room ♪ ♪ i get a little bit nervous around you ♪ ♪ get a little bit stressed out when i think about you ♪ ♪ get a little excited baby, when i think about you, yeah ♪ ♪ talk a little too much around you ♪ ♪ get a little self-conscious when i think about you ♪ ♪ get a little excited i get a little excited ♪ ♪ when i think about you yeah, when i think about you, babe ♪ ♪ we walked in the rain
a couple blocks to your apartment ♪ ♪ you told me to come inside caught me staring in your eyes ♪ ♪ and i'm not usually like this but i like what you're doing to me ♪ ♪ what you're doing to me ♪ i get a little bit nervous around you ♪ ♪ i get a little stressed out when i think about you ♪ ♪ get a little excited i get a little excited ♪ ♪ when i think about you when i think about you, babe ♪ ♪ talk a little too much around you ♪ ♪ i talk a little too much, yeah ♪ ♪ get a little self-conscious when i see you ♪ ♪ get a little excited get a little excited ♪ ♪ when i think about you yeah, when i think about you, babe ♪ ♪ you got me acting like i've never done this before ♪ ♪ i promise i'll be ready when i walk through the door ♪ ♪ and i don't know why
i don't know why ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah ♪ get a little nervous around you ♪ ♪ get a little stressed out when i think about you ♪ ♪ i get a little excited i get a little excited ♪ ♪ when i think about you when i think about you, babe ♪ ♪ get a little nervous i talk a little too much, baby ♪ ♪ i get a little self-conscious, yeah ♪ ♪ i get a little excited get a little excited ♪ ♪ when i think about you yeah, when i think about you, baby ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. >> shawn is coming back with another song. first, this is "today" on nbc.
here's my pledge to you. i'll keep our budget balanced. invest in affordable housing. fight for universal healthcare. and stand up to donald trump. as governor, you can trust me to do what's right- because i always have. marshall tuck will change that. in california, 3 million kids can't read at grade level. tuck turned around struggling schools, raising graduation rates over 60%. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck. shawn mendes putting on a show for us on a drizzly friday morning. he's not done yet.
performing a song you may have heard of, "there's nothing holding me back." ladies and gentlemen, once again, shawn mendes. ♪ i want to foal low where she goes ♪ ♪ i think about her and she knows it ♪ ♪ i want to let it take control every time she gets close, yeah ♪ ♪ she pulls me in enough to keep me guessing ♪ ♪ oh maybe i should start confessing ♪ ♪ confessing ♪ i've been shaking i love you, you go crazy ♪ ♪ take my inhibition there is nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ you take me places that saver my reputation ♪ ♪ and baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪
♪ there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ she says she's not afraid just picture everybody naked ♪ ♪ she doesn't really like to wait ♪ ♪ not really into hesitation ♪ pulls me in enough to keep me guessing ♪ ♪ oh, baby i should stop and start confessing, confessing, yeah ♪ ♪ i've been shaking i love you when you go crazy ♪ ♪ you take all my inhibitions ♪ baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ you take me places that tear up my reputation ♪ ♪ manipulate my decisions
baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ if we lost our minds and we took it way too far ♪ ♪ i know we'd be all right ♪ i know we would be all right if you were by my side ♪ ♪ and we stumbled in the dark ♪ i know we would be all right 'cause if we lost our minds ♪ ♪ and we took it way too far ♪ i know we'd be all right wee all right♪ by my side and we stumbled in the dark ♪ ♪ i know we would be all right ♪ baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ you take me places that tear
up my reputation ♪ ♪ manipulate my decisions baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ oh, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ ♪ oh, no, no, no ♪ baby, there's nothing holding me back ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. >> shawn mendes, ladies and gentlemen. shawn, thank you. we're back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. m. education isn't the goal, - it's the gateway. hold the key... to every child's opportunity. we reject trump's attacks on our public schools. and invest in the teachers dreamers. modernize our curriculum and empower educators to teach beyond the test because creativity and critical thinking are as important as facts and figures. i'm tony thurmond the work starts now. state superintendent.
that was an awesome concert from shawn mendes. you made the rain go away. >> it wasn't me. it was them. >> what's the coming up this weekend? >> tomorrow, we're going to have the latest on the controversial tweet that roseanne barr sent out earlier this week that let to the cancellation of her show. she has yet to speak out. that's going to change today. we'll tell you what she has to say. >> when dylan and i get together on sunday, my guests will be andrew garfield, oscar-nominated. he's now nominated for a tony award for "angels in america," the iconic broadway play he's starring in right now. >> you met -- what happened to shawn mendes? i turned to talk to you and you were talking to your friends. you met the queen. >> i met the queen. >> how cool was that? >> really insane. meghan markle was there. i was nervous to meet her. it is something different than
meghan markle. >> it's duchess. >> yeah. sorry about that. >> we feel closer to royalty because you're here. >> one more round of applause for shawn mendes. >> "megyn kelly today" is up next, after a check of your local news andi )m - -... meteorolgist kari hall tells us warm temperatures are on tap this weekend - over good morning, it's 8:56. i'm kris saz. kari hall tells us we have warm temperatures on the way with 90 degrees in some places. the rep mi-- reminder here is w this is a concern. a brush fire burned 500 acres and destroyed a mobile home. and happening now, talking with firefighters about prevention efforts. we'll have a live report in the midday newscast. and we have rallies on the
impressive unemployment job rate that came in at the lowest number in 18 years. and did you see it? the warriors steal a huge game one win over the cavs overtime drama in a play that had a lot of people saying, what was he thinking? see you at 11:00. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein
boasting. overselling his achievements. making false claims. as lieutenant governor, he skipped many of his duties, saying the job was "so dull," he only shows up to work at the state capitol "like one day a week, tops." the same gavin who, as mayor, "split town" during a massive oil spill and "jetted off...to hawaii." gavin's... not gonna work... as governor.
[ applause ] good morning, everyone. and happy friday. shawn mendes was amazing, right? he was amazing in the plaza. welcome to the program. i'm megyn kelly. this has been a week of wicked words followed by quick mea culpas. first, there was roseanne barr, now, it's samantha bee. samantha bee apologizing for a disgusting comment she made about ivanka trump. it was planned and it was read with the intention and the blessing of her staff and her show. two sponsors pulled their bee's show is still on the air. and nbc's craig melvin has the very latest.