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guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hi, everybody. good morning. thanks for being with us on a wednesday morning. here are the pictures the whole world was waiting to see. those little boys from thailand, they're headed home. >> wow. it's so funny. i bet they have no idea they are stepping into this world, they are international celebrities about to step into the hands of their parents. >> that's right. and they are going to give an account of their ordeal today. and janices mackey frayer is there. good morning. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning. this is the day so many were looking for to see and here the boys and their coach. after missing 10 days in the flooded cave, now out of the hospital and going to be right here in front of us healthy, they're looking strong, and they're talking about it. revealing details of the ten
days missing with no concept of time and nothing to eat. they said they licked the caves walls to drink water, their minds tired thinking only of food. then out of the darkness two british divers found them. i was surprised he was a foreigner, he said. i said hello and he said hello back. it was a miracle. and across the town where the boys lived families are getting ready for a homecoming like no other. the boys were saying when those british divers popped out of the water they thought it was a hallucination and told each other to be quiet because they thought they heard talking but just couldn't believe it was real. the next step for the boys is an unusual one. going to a monastery ordained as monks, will shave their heads and stay there about a week, doing it as a pledge, an
offering of gratitude and thanks to all of the people around the world who said prayers for their safe return and those prayers were answered. but first there is some partying going on tonight in the hometown where they're from. families are preparing meals and those boys are preparing to sleep in their own beds. savannah, hoda, back to you. >> thank you so much. >> so nice to see those smiling faces and we'll hear from them in a bit. now to washington and the president trying to end an international firestorm. claiming he misspoke when he appeared to side with vladimir putin over u.s. intelligence officials on whether russia was trying to influence the 2016 election. once again, this morning the president is on twitter and hailing the summit as a success. we have complete coverage and start with nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker.
good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this president rarely admits to making a miss tatake but this w too intense from democrats, republicans and many within his own administration with critics blasting his performance in helsinki as everything from a misstep to treason. under fire for his explosive comments oversea, president trump now attempted to clarify these words about russia's election interference. >> dan coats came to me and some others, they think it's russia. i had president putin. he just said it's not russia. i'll say this. i don't see any reason why it would be. >> reporter: now claiming he misspoke. >> in a key sentence in my remarks i said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." the sentence should have been i
don't see any reason why i wouldn't, or it wouldn't be russia. sort of a double negative. >> reporter: critics saying the president sided with putin over his intelligence. >> i have great confidence in my intelligence people but i will tell thaw president putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial. >> reporter: interrupted as the lights went out. >> oops, just turned out the lights. must be the intelligence agency. >> reporter: meanwhile on capitol hill, a surge of criticism including from top republicans. >> but russia is a menacing government that does not share our interests and does not share our values and that should be made very, very clear. >> reporter: a person with direct knowledge tells nbc news top security officials huddled tuesday for an unscheduled meeting to address the fallout. vice president pence and
secretary of state pompeo had a private conversation with the president urging him to clarify his comments according to a source familiar with that conversation. >> i accept our intelligence community's conclusion that russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place. >> reporter: but in the same breath, the president delivered this aside. undercutting what he just said. >> could be other people, also. a lot of people out there. >> reporter: cameras capturing mr. trump's teichedwr etrump's >> there was no collusion at all. >> now the president is up and tweeting. kristen, is he sticking to what he was saying yesterday? >> reporter: savannah, no. in fact, he's digging in on what he said initially. the particular ed in a tweet storm this morning is anything but apologetic. in one tweet today, so many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press
conference performance in helsinki. putin and i discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting, got along well which bothered many haters who wanted to see a boxing match. big results will come. there were no voices with the intelligence community who came to do defend him in helsinki and latest comments adding to the confusion. another chance to hear from imhad, though, today, savannah, when he holds a cabinet meeting later this morning. savannah, hoda. >> kristen, thank very much. president trump's about-face came on the same day former president obama delivered a sharp attack on today's politics without mentioning his successor's name. take a live. >> look around. strong men politics are ascendant suddenly. but those in power seek to undermine every institution or norm that gives democracy meaning. unfortunately, too much of
politics today seems to reject the very concepts of objective truth. people just make stuff up. we see the utter loss of shame among political leaders where they're caught in a lie and they just double down and they lie some more. >> if i say this is an elephant, it's hard for us to cooperate. and add denial of rights, the denial of facts runs counter to democracy. it could be its undoing. >> obama also defended the free press warning social media was being used for spectacle outrage and disinformation and called anyone intent on putting people down and puffing themselves up as small-hearted and afraid. >> with the president facing criticism in washington how are his supporters feeling?
on the road near milwaukee for us, morgan, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. standing in the heart of kenosha county, wisconsin and many local republicans here feel this week the president was bold and authentic. remember, this is a county that flipped. they had not voted for a republican president since nixon and that was not new trump. many here say they made the right decision. fueling outrage by republicans supporting russia over u.s. intelligence agency. the president is now trying to back track from this controversial statements in helsinki after taking serious heat even in traditionally supportive places. >> this has got to be the most incredible thing i've ever witnessed. >> should have defended us. >> reporter: what do supporters think? >> when he backtracked those statements today, did that surprise? you w., he did get some republican backlash on that and i think they just didn't hear the whole story before they
started -- coming after him. so he was trying to appease them a little bit. >> reporter: some voters in red states are praising mr. trump's approach to russian president vladimir putin. >> what they've been doing in years' past being enemies with him and just not talking to him or anything hasn't worked. so why not try something new? >> reporter: in kenosha, wisconsin, a county that flipped from blue to red in 2016 -- many here say the president is still their guy. >> i know there's a lot of backlash going on now. especially when he said, well, i said i didn't, and i didn't, but, whatever. >> reporter: a lot of people aren't happy. >> yes, but i'm totally in support of him. >> reporter: and why, why are you still supporting him? >> because he's -- an entrepreneur, a businessman, working-class person's president. he's trying to make this country great again. >> reporter: even local republican leaders like aaron decker aren't wavering. do you support the president? >> yes. >> reporter: do you continue to support him despite the -- >> yes, yes.
>> reporter: the president's clarification he misspoke and now accepts u.s. intelligence reports appear to be aimed at quelling the firestorm inside the beltway eason doubts of some republicans. >> i'm glad he clarified it. i can't read his intentions. >> reporter: close ally and former house speaker newt gingrich, who criticized the president now says president trump did the right thing today in clarifying his comments. and while lawmakers worry about america's place on the world stage, some trump voters aren't concerned. >> i'm not one bit worried about the rest of the world. they ain't worried about us. so, you know -- i'm not worried one bit about what the rest of the world thinks. >> you talked to those people obviously. they weren't concerned with the backlash, but were they concerned with the republican backlash against the president? >> reporter: they were not, hoda. they doubled down saying their allegiance is to the president. in fact, they were upset with elected officials because they feel they weren't getting the
job they were sent there to do. weren't standing behind the president 100%. >> morgan, thank you. we have a programming note. tomorrow on "today," we're going to talk about all of this and more with president trump's former press secretary sean spicer. he'll be here for an exclusive live interview. >> now to really big news from the tech world this morning. going many is facing a record $5 billion antitrust fine from the european union. the company's accused of abusing its android market dominance by bundling its search engine and chrome apps into the operating system. that fine comes after a three-year investigation by the european union. baseball's biggest stars were out at our nation's capital last night and who better to talk about this than you, craig?
and solo shot to the left was -- the game's most valuable player. the american league doing what the american league has done a lot here in years -- game, of course, important, because the winner gets home field advantage in the world series. american league, last 22 times that game has been played, won 18 times. >> oh, my gosh. all right. >> predominantly. >> you think? okay. all right. >> thank you. a check of our weather. che. we have al roker at the weather wall. >> take a look. we had wild weather here in the northeast. 3 to 5 inches in parts and even a funnel cloud over new york harbor. there was massive flooding throughout the region. a real mess out there. as you take a look with, this is what you can see. this is the subways getting flooded here in new york city. there was all sorts of flooding
all throughout the region. and, of course, that funnel cloud. and then out west, you can see wildfires going on also. these had tornados, kansas, i should say, we're looking at hail. a real mess out there. in fact, more severe weather going to be happening in the midwest today. look had at this. in the plains, we've got an enhanced risk of severe storms in central nebraska, kansas going to be under the gun again. large hail, damaging winds. we are looking the at strong storms pushing their way from the plains into the midwest. gusty winds. a hail risk today right on into tomorrow and this system will be making its way into the east coast by the weekend. but in the meantime, rainfall amounts anywhere from 2 to 3 inches, especially in the upper midwest. rainfall rates up towards of 2 inches per hour and that could cause flooding. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
good morning. reaching into the 90s. we'll feel an increase in humidity. we have a chance of lightning. i'll keep you up to date on that. humidity drops for the weekend and it stays hot with low 90s. expect a chance of spotty showers and lightning there as well. highs in the low 70s into the weekend.
this is the last year. you got a mention last night. take a asleep. >> i was asleep. >> take a listen. >> what's the deal with the weather? i mean, i know al roker has made weather sexy again, but what's your fascination with weather. >> my pop got me into it as a kid. my whole family follows it. i'm on another level in the off-season. i like to track storms, follow-up with jim cantore and guys with the weather channel. -of- blast with it. >> was that mike trout? >> you made weather sexy again. >> on the field having an interview. >> that's crazy. >> thank you. my director jimmy gains makes sexy with our big weather wall. i'm just a conduit. >> some say weather has always been sexy. >> me and justin timberlake. hey now. >> coming up, is this woman a russian spy? what we're now learning about the alleged secret agent
arrested in washington as she heads to court today. >> plus an eye-opening new rossen reports to protect your privacy. >> hi, good morning. i'm jeff rossen. is facebook reading your private messages? is amazon alexa recording you all day? what about uber, are they tracking you even when you're not using the app? we're answering all your questions and showing you how to stop it next. >> but first this is "today." >> yes, it is. >> on nbc.
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we take a live look outside right now. low 60s as you get ready to head out. we are heading into the upper 80s today in the south bay. there will be spots near 100 degrees. livermore 96. also hot in the north bay. as hot as 105 degrees here. we'll be up to about 70 degrees in san francisco. inland areas reach the 90s. increase in humidity will bring a chance of dry lightning and spotty rain. it is drying out for the weekend. how are the roads moving? >> they are moving period. the bridge look at that westbound your commute direction moves much better. great improvement. it is better for west 92. west 84 jams up. you approach the high-rise a distraction and all of the lanes are clear. recovery here for south 880
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7:30 wednesday morning july 18th. we want to put a smile on your face and here it is. members of that soccer team rescued from a cave in thailand. they are playing soccer. they are released from the hospital. look at them. >> cute. >> isn't that nice to see? >> good place to start our headlines this morning, craig. >> that's right. as we mentioned, we are hearing for the first time from those kids. the 12 boyst 25-year-old coach speaking at a news conference right now. they are said to be generally in good health aside from some minor infections. doctors, social workers and psychologists are on hand at that news conference to filter
questions and ensure the boys well-being. >> the president said he misspoke on monday when he said he saw no reason to believe russia had motive to interfere in the election. the president faced backlash from both sights of the aisle and and to clarify. >> in a key skn in my remarks i said would instead of wouldn't. the sentence should have been i don't see any reason why i wouldn't or it wouldn't be russia. >> the president also said he now accepted the intelligence community's conclusion that russian meddling took place but could have been someone else as well. the democrats said clarification came 24 hours too late. trying to figure what caused two small planes to collide in midair over florida everglades. three people were killed. it took helicopters and air boats. both were painted with the logo
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according to the fbi, her plans included much more than earning a degree. 29-year-old maria butina is a former furniture store owner in siberia. the passionate down rights advocate coming to the country for college. now the red haired russian is accused of being a secret agent. butina set to appear in court this afternoon accused of pursuing ties with u.s. politicians and politically powerful american organizations to further russian interests. but the fbi says the russian national was not working alone. in court papers, the fbi says butina and a russian official took steps to develop relationships with american politicians in order to establish back channel lines of communication. the description of that official matching aleksandr torshin, the russian politician with close ties to vladimir putin was sanctioned by the u.s. back in april. butina attended the national prayer breakfast in 2016 and
2017. and photos she posted on social media in 2014 and 2015 show her with rick santelli tore um, bobby jindal and scott walker, all future 2016 presidential candidates. both jindal and walker saying they were just ordinary photo ops. the faeb said bbi said she work establish a relationship with an organization, later known as national rifle association. >> the basic for any freedom, of course, is gun rights. >> in a tweet one day after the 2016 election, torshin boasted he and butina were the only lifetime members of the nra from russia. the nra, a major supporter of president trump during the campaign, has not responded to our request for comment. >> this is an area where we have deep concern. not only in terms of the nra as a potential back channel but also to investigate and ensure the russians weren't funneling
money through the nra. >> in 2016 butina bragged about being part of the trump campaign's communications with russia. a year before she pressed then candidate trump about russian sanctions. >> do you want to continue the politics of sanctions that are damaging both economy, or you have any other ideas? >> i don't think you'd need the sanctions. i think that we would get along very, very well. >> craig, what do we know about the timing of this arrest? >> according to senior law enforcement officials they arrested her on sunday because there was some concern, growing concern she was about to move out of the d.c. area. in a statement we should note butina's attorney called the charge itself overblown, denying the client is, in fact, a russian agent, claiming she's a student cooperating with various government agencies and she's been doing so for months. >> all right, craig. thank you. >> why don't we switch gears and talk to al roker. hi, al. >> a lot of weather to talk
about. start in california, yosemite area, central california, known as the ferguson fire. right now only 5% contained. over 13,000 acres burned, 100 structures being threatened right now, evacuations going on. we're going to be watching this carefully. no help from the weather. look at temperatures. we've got red flag warnings, heat warnings and heat advisories from a wide area stretching from california into the rockies. we're also looking at a lot of heat from oklahoma all the way into texas. we've got 19 million people at risk. look at some of these temperatures for today. these are not heat indexes, these are actual air temperatures for lubbock, san angelo, waco over 100 degrees. tomorrow we may see records set for amarillo, dallas, san angelo, almost 100 in little rock, beaumont 97. friday records possible for dallas, san antonio, laredo and midland. out west the heat continues as
well for today, 110 in redding, 103 here. look at salt lake city. almost 100 degrees. we are going to see temperatures cooling down here in the east, nice and seasonal for green bay, cleveland, greensboro good morning. i'm kari hall. we'll keep it cool with low 70s there. santa rosa warming up to 89 in san jose. in the trivalley it will be 6 in livermore. we'll keep 90s in the forecast. add in humidity which could spark off a few spotty showers and some dry lightning into tomorrow as well as friday. >> that is your latest weather. >> thank you so much. we have a lot more to come to,
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in most cases we're allowing it. people reading your private messages, yes, private messages. maybe even listening to you inside your home. this morning we're telling you what's true, what's not once and for all from amazon to apple, facebook to uber. we send texts day and night. but when you send private messages through facebook messenger, reports that facebook can see them. so is facebook really reading your messages? yes. facebook telling nbc news it may read your conversations looking for images of child exploitation, malware and terrorism using automated systems but won't use them for targeted ads. but there's an easy solution. encrypt your facebook messages. >> i had no idea you could do this on facebook. >> almost nobody does. >> okay. so i just wrote you a regular message on messenger. hi, jim. how do i turn this into encrypted. >> click on my picture. >> your face there. >> so secret conversation, just
click on that. >> okay. >> now the message you type to me is going to be private. >> i see that block next to your face. now when i write hi, jim, sending it again. >> now i see it's a secret conversation. it says right at the top of the message. >> facebook cannot see, this no one can. >> only you and me. >> this next app may be tracking you, too. uber. so many of us relying on it to know where we are when we're using it. so the question, is uber watching your every move when you aren't on the app? no. >> uber was doing this. when people found out, they were pretty upset. uber went in and fixed it, said, okay, we're not doing itney anymore. it's still on the phone, you may be using it by accident. you can check your phone. i'll walk you through. >> here we are. i'll call this up here. >> go to settings. >> settings. >> privacy. >> scroll down here to privacy. >> now go to location services. >> right on top, location services. >> now find the app itself.
>> find uber app. hold on. there's uber right there. >> what's it say. >> while using apps. >> that's what it should be. if it says always, change it to what you have. >> while using the app. >> not just apps spying on you. smart home devices designed to listen tower demands may be listening all the time. it alexa listening all the time? yes and no. it's always listening for the awake word, alexa. the company says it won't report until it hears it. >> the problem we run into, there's so many times you're talking about something that have nothing to do with the wake word and it turns on and recording. >> if the volume is down, you don't know it's recording. >> the device will wake up in rare occasions if a word and background conversation sounds
like alexa. it even happened taos on the very day filming this segment. >> you're out with your crew. you weren't even talking about amazon at all and it turned on and started recording you. >> you have the history in the phone. >> i'll hit play. if you notice it says go back to that first part. you were talking about something specific to what you filmed, nothing to do with amazon. >> and it recorded me. >> yes. so now i have that recording. those types of recordings get picked up all day long. >> amazon says it continues to improve wake word accuracy and minimize false responses but there is a way to delete those conversations off amazon servers right on your alexa app. just open the app, hit settings and scroll down to history. all your recordings and transcripts pop up. click on any one of them right there and hit delete voice recordings. it's that easy. we're not done yet. here is something else we all wonder about, imessage on the
iphone. we're going to answer this question for you. are there really private? can someone read your imessages, what do you think? >> i think they are encrypted. >> that's right, al. they are encrypted. apple says your imessages are encrypted end to end, which means only you and the person you're messaging can see them. apple couldn't decrypt your messages if they want to, even with a court order, only you and the other person. there is one exception. listen up. >> a text message right now. >> if you have your icloud back-up on, the messages go to the cloud. they are still encrypted but apple gets a copy of the encryption key which can unlock your messages and is stored on apple servers. this is not to say apple has done anything with it but they have. there is a way. come on in here. i'm going to show you how to do it. you want to shut the icloud back-up off. come on in. go to settings. up top is apple id. al is here.
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we see a thick blanket of fog. this will be slow to clear as we go through the day keeping temperatures cool through the coast in san francisco. all of the sunshine inland it will be a hot day. up to 89 in san jose. martinez up to 96 degrees. we are looking at some more 90s for the inland areas and higher humidity. it may cause a couple of spotty showers. we'll be watching out for that tomorrow as well as on friday. for the weekend highs in the low 90s as the humidity drops. it will also be what we'll expect through early next week. let's get an update on the commute. all right.
looking at a couple of problems now. northbound 101 backing things up. a crash has you slow heading up here. mountain view has recovered. as a result 101. westbound 92 the slower drive here. back to you. >> all right. thanks. happening now google's alphabet says it plans the appeal a record $5 billion fine. that's what the commission handed down today. google forces android to preinstall to access google app store. transportation leaders are gathering. a large section of highway 1 is set to reopen after more than a year. in may of 2017 storms trigger
it's 8:00 on today. coming up, heading home. the 12 young soccer players and their coach speaking out about their ordeal for the first time after being trapped inside a kay for almost three weeks. live in thailand with the latest mpk . plus, breaking her silence. bowdy miller's wife opening up about the tragic death of her young daughter. her tragic warning to all parents. meghan markle's milestone. >> there's a learning curve. she seems to be doing well. >> we go inside her first 60 days as a duchess. what her new royal lifestyle is
really like. today, wednesday, july 18. 2018. good morning from bakersfield california. we watch the "today" show after our show. >> representing nebraska. >> carter is turning ten today. >> bow de so happy to have you with us. >> nice to see local anchors giving a toast. >> keep that coming. head to the facebook and illn s instagr instagram. we'll put you on the air. >> why not. >> get right to your news. members of the boys soccer team
rescued from the cave in thailand have reached another milestone. it's a big one. heading home from the hospital. speaking out for the first time about their ordeal. nbc january nhas been on the st the very beginning. what a happy day. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this is the day that everyone has been waiting for to see these 12 boys and their coach coming in to this room, smiling for the cameras, they're looking happy and health. and feeling thankful to rescuers and to the world for helping them get out of that ordeal. and they're talking about it. they talked about how they had only planned to go in there for an hour or so. they were exploring that day. it was a team bonding mission. so they didn't have any food and most of them were barefoot. they talked about licking water off the walls of the cave. and digging holes to try to get to more water. and nobody have a watch. so they had no concept of time. of how many days had passed
before the british divers finally found them. they did talk about their worries. they worried that their moms were going to give them trouble for being away. they worried about thinking about food because they thought if they thought about it, then it would just make them more hungry. tried meditation. it kept them calm. it conserved their energy until those divers were able to locate them and we saw that remarkable three day rescue mission to get them out. this is the end of one milestone for these boys. the beginning of another. they're going to be reunited with their families. we visited with some of them earlier today and there are big time preparations underway. one kid is getting a bigger room. they're also preparing food. they're going to have a party. there is this sense of relief in very deep gratitude that these boys are able to come home. savannah. >> all right. janice, thank you so much. not only great to see them smile ing. i love seeing them play soccer. >> we learned a lot from the
news conference. licking the water off the wall. >> the idea of not having a concept of time might be helpful. >> no watches and no natural light. you would have no idea day after day how long you had been there. we're so happy to see them home. >> where h >> we are. indeed. president trump tried to clarify a controversial remark the president was criticized by republicans and democrats for saying he didn't see any reason why russia would interfere in the 2016 campaign, but on tuesday, he claimed he misspoke. >> in a key sentence in my remarks, i said the word would instead of wouldn't. i don't see any reason why i wouldn't or why it wouldn't be russia. >> however, just moments later, the president seemed to undercut his own statement saying there could have been a lot of other people who engaged in election
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welcome back. the wife of olympic gold . welcome back the wife of olympic medalist boydy miller is opening up for the first time. >> my joints us with more on this. the miller family is determined to turn loss into a learning moment for other families working on a foundation that will educate parents about the dangers of children and swimming pools. >> reporter: this morning, we're hearing the words of a heart broken mother. after the tragic death of her daughter. morgan beck miller, wife of olympic skier making a heart felt plea to other parents.
warning of the dangers of infant drownings. it's been 37 days since i've held my by by girl. i pray to god no other parent feels my pain. in a new instagram post that includes a photo of their daughter, the grieving mother writes, we talk about vaccinations, car seats, organic foods, screen time, et cetera at length the not the number one risk your children's lives face. a silent killer. it takes seconds. she also shared the story of another mother who lost her son to drowning the very same day. three-year-old levi drown in a pool just seconds after leaving his mother's side on a family vacation. it was june 9 when 19 month em line miller was found in a neighbor's pool. >> what is the emergency. >> the pool. the baby fell in the pool. >> she was rushed to the hospital with a faint pulse.
her heart gave out the following day. former olympic skier and his wife, a professional beach volleyball player, have since shared photos of their daughter on social media. hoping to raise awareness. >> every day, every hour is different. there's nothing that's going to be normal about their lives anymore. they're going to have to find a new normal. >> the mid wives who helped birth her have been working with the grieving couple to start a campaign to raise money for water safety education charity. >> the purpose of this foundation that they're creating is to share and spread light on prevention. >> sharing this story of one tragedy in an effort to prevent countless others. >> in addition to the foundation started by the miller's, nicole wrote about her son's drawing in and started levy's legacy. nonprofit and water resource education campaign.
>> in los angeles, thank you. >> can't say it enough. they're very brave to be talking about it and hoping to help others. switch gears now. al has a check of the forecast. >> show you what we have going on now. today we are watching some showers and thunderstorms firing up through the southwest. mid plains could have severe weather on later there today. in fact, we're also looking at the front that moved through the northeast causing all the problems. now sagging to the south. linger late day storms. heavy rain with the system. probably going to dump especially on the southeastern atlantic coast. anywhere from 2-3 inches. could be a flood risk. especially in lower lying roads. severe storms firing up in mid plains. gorgeous day in the north east and great lakes. heat wave continues down through texas. heat also building in the pacific northwest and into nort good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. temperatures will be spread out around the bay area and depending on your location,
you'll have hot or cool weather if you're along the coast. or really hot temperatures like we're going to see through the inland valleys today and the delta. as we get a look at antioch, it will reach 99 degrees. 89 in san jose. 70 in san francisco. 86 degrees in santa rosa. then the humidity increases and that can bring in a chance of lightning tomorrow and friday. >> and that is your latest weather. guys. >> look who is joining us now, our friend, special anchor maria shriver. she's got a story you're going to want to see in a minute. but first "pop start." >> meghan markle not just adjusting to married life but royal life as well. kelly cobiella has all the details for us. kelly, good morning. >> hey, carson, good morning. can you believe it? it's been two months almost to the day since meghan markle became the duchess of sussex and she's learned all sorts of things like when to curtsey and why she can't wear a pant suit
with the queen. life as a windsor, a whirlwind of outfits and outings. the latest event tuesday honoring the legacy of nelson mandela, the latest outfit canadian designer. meghan has been a duchess 60 days. what it's really like being a royal. her close friend actress priyanka chopra telling people, she's doing amazing. it's so nice to see. >> what we've learned about meghan's transition into the local family it's pretty smooth. there's an adjust but he seems to be doing well. >> the duchess has a long list of firsts. her first family christening. >> the royal highness duke and duchess of sussex. >> her first overseas royal tour. her first wimbledon with sister-in-law kate. she very much let kate take the lead. veteran royal photographer told
people, there's no rivalry. she's aware kate will be queen one day and her position is different. still right now all eyes are on markle's every move. at her first family wedding what some said was a fashion fail in flirty oscar de la renta. meghan made headlines for cost of her dublin wardrobe four outfits in 48 hours with a $36,000 price tag. as for who pays that bill, prince charles. the clothes part of the royal job, watchers say but they come with a set of rules. on her first tropical storm solo with the queen meghan had the monarch laughing. she finds it hard to understand why the queen prefers women in dresses and skirts instead of trouser suits. >> sometimes she asks harry, why do we do it this way? what are the rules? she's curious but unfailingly polite and respectful and taking it all on board.
>> reporter: the duchess all smiles since her wedding with prince harry, her inner circle and adoring husband seems to be winning hearts. the next big test is the royal tour in the fall, tonga, fiji on the itinerary. a royal marathon for the duchess of sussex. guys, carson, when kate and william went down under they were gone for 18 days and covered nearly 27,000 miles. carson. >> there you go. "pop start" correspondent kelly cobiella doing a fine job overseas. "pop start" going royal take. move onto the trailer for queen biobic. it's on now. a lot of fans singing their old favorites. >> no one would play us on the radio. >> we've got to get experimental. ♪ ♪ >> one more.
>> how many more galileo's do you want? >> roger, there's only room in this band for one hysterical queen. >> mark these words, no one will play queen. >> i want to give the audience a song they can perform. >> what's the lyric? ♪ we will we will rock you ♪ >> we've always said there's that whole idea in a blink of an eye, is it going to be good? it's going to be good. "mr. robot" plays freddie mercury. did you notice another familiar face in the trailer. do you know who that is? recognize that guy? >> no. >> that's mike myers. he plays ray foster, the emi executive for queen. "bohemian rhapsody" will hit theaters on the 2nd. al, decline, sheinelle, went off the rails.
al is a master at getting people to gravitate toward them. this is the moment vice president joe biden's inauguration, perfect example. just as you were getting started with yesterday's radio show you waved in the great, the legend howard stern walking by and he wasted no time controlling how the interview would go. >> who would think al roker would keep the weight off. look at you. you look good. you're a good looking man. you really kept it off. my guess is he would right through the stitches and gain all the weight back. >> you don't follow him on instagram. he's very disciplined. >> that's what i do, i follow al on instagram because that's exciting. >> scallops. >> watch al roker make scallops must be so great. >> he also said dylan pretty much is waiting for me to die so she can get -- she was hoping i would gain the weight back, have a heart attack and she would get the desk.
>> all those shows are lined up there. everybody wants howard to swing by. he said hi to you. >> top that today? >> i have no idea. >> nothing about that show was suitable for television. >> not really. but it is on facebook.com. >> speaking of uncle al, it's a theme today. today's daily click, you've got take youtube channel. this is al and celebrity guests making, i guess they have signature deli sandwiches. >> yes. >> today's episode features cheech and chong. >> no way. >> the pair opened up about what the best part of their career has been. >> what's the best thing about doing this, you guys being together? >> our fans, you know, meeting people. all ages now. they love us. it's a love thing. they love who we are. not so much what we do but who we are. that really is a joy. >> can't ask for more than that. >> that's really great. >> we got arrested one time. even when we got arrested, the
cops had a fight who was going to take us into the police station. >> because they had all our albums. >> cheech and chong look amazing? some of my earliest memories out of the fan. >> he's 80. >> cheech and chong eating sandwiches. >> when you use how high are you for cheech and chong it's different. >> i thought you were asking. >> that's exactly what i was asking. >> that was a natural high. >> no. are you crazy? >> okay. >> who are you, howard stern? >> okay. >> what sandwich did cheech and chong make. >> i don't remember. you know why he was called cheech. when he was called cheech? when he was brought home from the hospital his uncle said that. youtube/today, part of today.com summer of original
videos. >> hoda has been on. >> i made a sandwich with you. >> what's your signature sandwich? >> i don't remember. >> first of all, maria is here because we just love her but she's also here for a series called, for your health series. looking into gender bias in medical care that can actually put lives at risk. >> that's right. what we uncovered is eye-opening from the way medicines are researched and tested to the way doctors diagnose and treat diseases. experts say there is a bias against women in our health care system. it means many female patients aren't getting the care that they need. all her life laurie edwards said she struggled to breathe. she suffers from a chronic but rare lung disease that growing up was never properly diagnosed with doctor after doctor telling "her" symptoms were all in her head. something many female patients endure. >> it's very easy to say you're just stressed out.
you're just another anxious, young, type a female type student. take a deep breath. maybe you need antidepressants, maybe you need anxiety medicine. >> more and more research shows a shocking bias against women in medical care that can jeopardize their health. now there's a timely push for change. >> this is the #metoo of health care. >> dr. noel runs one of the country's largest cardiac care centers for women. in a recent report she found the heart disease is the number one killer of women. only 40% of their routine care includes a heart risk check. women are nearly twice as likely as men to die in the year following a heart attack. she says too often doctors treat women at risk for heart disease very differently than men. >> young women were more likely told to lose weight. where the young men, who were actually more overweight, were
more likely put on effective preventive therapy. >> is that because the doctor doesn't think of a woman as getting heart disease? >> people are always sort of judging women according to their weight. the irony, of course, is that weight loss doesn't reduce cardiovascular disease. >> and there's more. the women are twice as likely to suffer from chronic pain as men. studies show women's reports of pain are more likely to be dismissed. it wasn't until laurie was in her 20s and in the hospital with lung problems that her disease was correctly diagnosed. >> i'm in a great place, but how much better would my long-term prognosis be if i had been doing all these things all the time. >> gender biases exist in medical research, too. while clinical trials funded by nih are now required to include female subjects, those funded by private medical companies are exempt. in lab studies, mostly male animals have been used meaning many drugs are never evaluated
for females at all before coming to market. perhaps it's not surprising that women are up to 75% more likely to have an adverse drug reaction than men. >> they are actually really important differences between men and women. that goes all the way down to the level of our cells. every single cell in our body has a sex, xx, xy, female or male. that actually translates to different chemical reactions. that can have important dramatic effects on how we respond to treatment. >> what can women do? first experts say when prescribed medication, ask your doctors if the drug was ever studied in women. does it have potential side effects for women. if they don't know, go somewhere else. second, if you're told to get a medical test, ask how accurate it is for women. many common diagnostic tools were designed only around men. third, when it comes to assessing your body and health,
listen to your gut. >> my message to women is to be willing to look for a second or third opinion and to be willing to walk away from the partnership that isn't working. >> so enlightening. you're hoping that progress is being made in this field. there is some? >> there is some progress. this is really important that nih is doing educational outreach to physicians and pharmacists and medical journals are now requiring researchers to include females in their studies. while many people do think that having a female doctor makes them more sensitive and many do say that the issue also is that many of these female doctors also have their own biases. so it's really up to the patient to be educated, to be informed and to ask these questions. many women think that a physical is a mammogram and a pap smear and it's not. >> wow. >> i think that's such a biggie. >> you're not crazy. >> maria, thank you. >> well, i might be.
just ahead the makeup trend making it easier for women to find their perfect nude foundation. >> grill masters here to share their secret for the perfect i )m ... a parking program for san francisco church-goers is reportedly getting the "long-term" green light. the so-called "parking for god" good morning, a market program for churchgoers is apparently getting a green light. the parking for god program starts sunday. about 90 minutes from now, a large section of highway 1 in big sur reopens. this is after it's been closed more than a year. you'll remember back in may 2017, storms triggered a massive landslide that washed away the roadway. speaking of your traffic commute, do you have one? >> i do, marcus, san jose moving
pretty well for most of the freeways from north 1 owe 1. and up north, it's jammed solid. an earlier crash since this morning, 217, that cleared up. and call north 101, it's off of the roadway but we have at least one lane blocked with that big distraction. that's it for the south. and looking relatively smooth coming out we have this in this section. back to you. >> thanks, mike. we'll have another update in 30 minutes.
great puppeteers ♪ we live on avenue here our friends do, too ♪ ♪ we want all of you to come avenue q. >> fifteen years. >> avenue q ♪ >> a special performance from avenue q. we want to thank them for shout ou out." thank you for being here. happy 15 year anniversary. >> you completely -- they fade away. >> speaking of great musicals, a amanda seyfried from "mamma mia!"
>> how the beauty business got inclusive and how to find the shade just right for your skin. >> guess who is back, grill dads, whipping up ultimate summer meal. how does lemon chicken sound. we're going to make it. >> what have you got? >> a fun shout at the top of the hour. kerry sanders did a all right on the most unusual job i've ever heard of. imagine delivering pizzas under water. we'll show you what we're talking about. then a woman who grew up in an amish community, strict, no electricity, no english, german, somehow managed to get out with just the clothes on her back. she's going to talk about what it was like, in particular the dating routine in this community was bizarre. this the first time she's spoken publicly on television about it so i hope you find it
fascinating. >> do you have a translator. >> she speaks english now. she's gone on to college, has her mba. >> the pizza under water. >> jacques cousteau's grandson. >> mr. roker, a check of the weather. >> starting off with today. nice day today, great day in great lakes, heat wave through texas, severe storms in the northern plains. tomorrow continues around ohio river valley and on into the northeast, southeast, fire danger increasing in the western plains. record highs will continue in texas as good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. it's going to be a hot day for inland valley. reaching into the 90s and then by tomorrow, the monsoonal moisture moves in. also a chance of lightning and
spotty rain and also that chance continues on friday. it's going to be dropping for the weekend, low 90s, and then the temperatures for the low 70s. we'll get a little more sun for the weekend. >> and that's your latest weather. hoda. >> all right, al. thank you so much. get ready to sing, get ready to dance, because "mamma mia!" is back. amanda seyfried and lily james, just two of the stars you'll see in the highly anticipated new movie "mamma mia! here we go again." yes, that means the return of "dancing queen." ♪ you can dance you can shine having the time of your life ♪ ♪ see that girl watch that scene digging the dancing queen ♪ >> amanda and lily, hi.
how much fun was this to make. >> ridiculous. >> give me a little flavor here. >> croatia. >> on an island, amazing people, sunshine. >> just abba. it's crazy. >> did you guys get close? did you become great friends. >> we're not even in the movie together really until the end, and yet i feel like i know you so well because we spent so much time off camera. we all did. >> i want to talk about your relationship in the movie. first when abba came out 10 years ago, i saw the broadway show, the movie wauss awesome. i thought, how could they come out with a sequel. where were you when this happened? >> i was attempting to breastfeed two days -- i had just gotten home from the hospital and i got the call from the agent. i thought, this is a joke. how could i possibly prepare to do something so amazing in my
career and be able to balance this. >> was there any part of you that said maybe the timing isn't right for me. >> i thought, how is this possible, what is the story going to be. i read the script and i said, okay, this is perfect. >> do you think it's better than the first one? >> yeah. i do. >> lily, do you. >> i don't know. i loved the first one so much, anastasia, saw that a lot of times. i certainly think it captures the joy and essence of the first one. >> you play a young meryl streep. >> yeah. >> when you landed this role, were you like omg, how am i going to do this? >> of course. i was so intimidated and terrified. but then just focused on what a gift to play donna sheridan and draw from everything meryl did. she created the most fierce, passionate woman. i couldn't not do it. >> can we listen to you sipping a little bit.
we've got a little clip. this is lily singing. "mamma mia!" here i go again my my ♪ ♪ how can i resist you "mamma mia!" does it show just how i missed you ♪ ♪ brokenhearted since the day we parted ♪ ♪ why why did i ever let you go ♪ >> first of all, that was fantastic. you said that's the anthem of the movie. >> anthem of the movie. it's my favorite song. oh, my god, they were spectacular. you see them in the dining room in their moment. >> was it true at a table read you guys had to sing with abba the there? >> the entire room. it was just so overwhelming. i was burying my head in my script. >> she's incredible. >> don't you love having a friend like that, too. >> she's amazing.
for me that table read listening to amanda sing, her voice is glorious, this is happening. >> can we mention cher as your grandmother. hi. what was that like working with cher. >> cher is like the most honest, sweet, caring, kind person i ever met to. walk in cher's shoes it was amazing. so good. >> there's a moment at the end that i don't want to give away. it's a great, beautiful moment where you were there, meryl streep is there. there's a lot happening. you think it's going to be like a joyful, just a fun show. then all of a sudden it really pulls at your heart, doesn't it? >> it goes a lot deeper, for sure, in terms of motherhood and family. it's designed to really make you feel like the most emotional you'll feel, especially in this movie. >> first of all, congratulations, this thing is getting rave reviews. we're so happy for you. thanks for coming by. "mamma mia!" here we go from
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all right. we are back with "today's" style. nude makeup is not the same for everybody so beauty brands started offering more shades of foundation than ever before. now there's a range of more than 40 options. our style squad beauty guru is here with brands to know and tips for finding the perfect shade for you. baby, good morning. >> good morning. >> it's really cool to think about this. we don't all come in one color. >> we don't all come in light, medium or deep. this is a really exciting thing to witness. the 40 women you see out there have really brought a new
collection called flesh beauty to life. we have to thank flesh beauty for giving us their range literally in both women and men out there. >> 40 models wearing 40 different shades. >> color matched. they have launched to lots of fanfare. these are thicksticks. i love how portable. on the heels of rihanna, big celebrity and helped grab headlines with the beauty, it was important because of sales. that validated consumer demand. we are all speaking up saying we want this option. dior when the royal wedding happened everybody was inspecting every pore of meghan markle. >> her flawless skin. i don't think she was wearing any makeup she looked so good. >> she was rumored to be wearing a prototype of that. >> one of the dior. >> she's perfect example of not typical cookie cutter. >> not caked on.
>> some of these have been at this for a while. it's popular but tried and true. >> i've been covering putin for 20 years. i do want to give credit to old school folks. makeup forever back since 1984 has been shade inclusive. back in 2015 they offered 40 shades. and trade fx, these companies have options. it's great to see all these companies jumping in the fray. >> the drugstore brands. is that next? >> i have to give credit. some brands are overachiever. jouer, 50 shades, not 40. something for you to know, coming next month, this is a sneak peek, estee lauder is offering 56. >> not to be outdone. >> you mentioned drugstore. >> this is tricky because you can't try it on. >> first i'm excited cover girl and maybelline offer 40 shades because it's under 10 bucks.
they have shade finders. what i suggest because they don't have them in the store, go online and narrow it down. a lot of shades have warm or school in the descriptor. if you want to look at the inside of your risk. typically if you're cool you have purple blueish veins and you look best in white or silver metal. if you're warm you tend to skew warm, like you. >> i was going to say i'm cool. >> no. you're hot. you have greenish in there. you have a little down the road, some people can be neutral. those are helpful words to know. in the article i put information about testing on jaw line, look outside, lights inside can be too harsh. leave it on, doesn't always look like it does on your skin when it oxidizes. best scenario test it on your skin and let it sit for a few hours.
>> if you haven't found a match yet, two important for you. l lancomb has 50 shades, bare minerals has an app that can take photos of your skin and to your doorstep can send one of a kind personalized shade. i don't want to forget we have findation, they will find a similar match in another brand for you. if you're interested in finding something, please go to the website. >> it's insane. if you want to get into this, you can really get into it. thanks for the information on our website, check out today.com/shop. up next, time to eat. the grill dads here to liven up plain ingredients and you only ♪
all right. let's do this everybody. welcome back on "today's" food. we are grilling with one and only grill dads ryan and mark. they have a food network show. you'll watch it in july, comfort food tour. they hit the road in search of what else, comfort food. right now they are going to show a couple of dishes of their own. mark, i want to mention your cousin is downstairs, executive producer matt, the guy to the left, you might as well be related. >> brother from another mother. >> worked together outside the food business now in the food business. your show is good. i'll watch food network at night and write places down. >> base your vacation on it. >> we're going around finding best comfort food, what comfort means to different people. >> this not comfort food. >> this is comfort food.
summer comfort food. it's different. this is lemon chicken. super simple, not a lot of ingredients. >> with your paillard, pounded out chicken. >> which we'll do in a second. first thing make a marinade. lemon juice, lemon zest from a whole lemon. a little salt, a little pepper. >> some people use an orange. what is it about citrus that's so good on chicken. >> wakes up the acid, gives it a sharp flavor, wakes it up a little bit. counter-acts the grilled flavor really nice. >> how long will it marinade. >> four hours. you don't want to do more because it will start to cook the chicken. the main part. paillard. take the chicken butterflied, if you have a good butcher they will do it for you. them -- >> pound it out. >> that's all right been marinated? >> no.
quarter inch thick, nice and even all the way around. got them here in the bag. going to marinate for four hours. >> that's easy. >> do this ahead of time before people come over. now we have chicken here, marinade off so we don't have flairups. will you grab the lemons for me. >> these are so thin, you don't have a lot of cook time. >> three to four minutes per side. wait a few minutes, turn them and get beautiful grill marks. >> this is something so simple and delicious. >> lemons, throw them right on. grill marks. the heat from the grill wakes up the juices in the lemon. here we go. voila. >> three minutes a side and chicken paillard. >> serve it with arugula salad or on its own. what are you making? >> how are you doing, man? >> doing good. what we've got today, not just grill dads that do meat. we like vegetables, fruit, et
cetera. this is a beautiful comfort food salad. it will surprise guests at barbecue. this is grilled peach salad. we're going to make dijon vinegarette, really good, champagne vinegarette, flowers. >> wow. >> we're fancy, man. >> we have our tasting table over there. >> i was saying do you remember that song, millions of peaches. >> president of the united states. >> there you go. >> so what we're going to do is put some oil on these peaches. >> a little oil on the peaches. >> take my tongs. >> are these soft peaches like about to bite into it. >> you want the skin on the peaches. you reason, you want the moisture in of the fruit itself. put it down. doesn't matter, you can start either way. >> less heat or normal. >> obviously, normal heat, 350, 400. depends what your grill is.
you've got to watch for grill marks. come down here and make a marina marinade, a dressing. this is simple, olive oil, dijon mustard, champagne vinegar, lemon, salt and pepper. >> not a lot. >> it's cool, super cool, easy. we're going to plate this. this is a really nice spring mix. we're going to do grilled peaches we've done. >> whole like this. let people fight and grab what they want. >> al, how are the peaches? >> then borrata cheese. you don't have to you can use fresh mozzarella. >> why would you have fresh mozzarella when can you have borrata, which is creamy and delicious. >> you don't have to put this on there. >> you have to. >> put this on as well. this is something i think will impress everybody. >> where did you get these edible flowers.
>> in grocery stores, any health food store, et cetera, those types of place, "they will do this. you want to eat one? >> there we go. >> all right. again, just drizzle a little bit of our -- it's really good. this honey dijon champagne vinegarette. >> a little rough around the edges. look at the salad. it's gorge. way to go, guys. >> i always finish everything with a little bit of olive oil and a little bit of finishing salt. there you go. >> we're going to get on our harleys and ride out of here. if you want the recipes go to today.com/food and look for the premier of comfort food. thank you. >> thank you. >> we're back in a moment. but first this is "today" on nbc.
we've got a lot coming up in the fourth hour but can we wish a happy birthday to katie ryan. in the graphics, happy birthday to you. we're going to talk about dishes, cook with the absenti twins and kristen i )m - -... google is being hit with a (5 good morning. it's 8:56, i'm marcus washington. google is being hit with a $5 billion fine by the european commission for antitrust violations. google requires smartphone manufacturers to install a search and chrome app. says the condition for licensing the app google plans to appeal. in about an hour, a large section of highway 1 will
reopen, this is after being closed more than a year. you'll remember back in may 2017, storms triggered a massive landslide that washed away the roadway. you could travel through big sur, but you have to take a detour and then continue on to southern california. drivers can only go in parts south and town of gorda. happening now, we have a crew with more coming up in the midday newscast. and the boys from the thai soccer team and their cope waac walked out of the hospital today a little more than a week after being out of the cave. >> another major company is saying good-bye to plastic straws. by next july, marriott plants to get rid of all of its plastic straws.
good morning, everybody. welcome to the show. it is wednesday which means a very special guest is here. savannah guthrie, please welcome savannah. [ applause ] >> how are you? >> good. >> you look so cute. >> i think we should call it savensday. >> it's like tuesday with maury. >> this is going to end better than that. >> yes, they will. >> speaking of happy