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and thunderstorms will be popping up in philadelphia just in time for the evening chute. >> commute. >> very nice. download the nbc 10 app for the latest information. good morning. desperate search. the hunt for that egyptair plane and its black boxes widens, as a robotic submarine joins the search. investigators try to figure out what set off smoke alarm warnings during the flight's final moments. dead heat. donald tmp and hillary clinton in a virtual tie. the majority of voters unhappy with both choices. in fact, they are the most unpopular candidates ever. why has this race suddenly tightened? controversial choice. zookeepers defend their actions after killing two lions to save a man who jumped into the enclosure and began taunting the animals. this morning, the outrage and why officials say it was their
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only option. and let the music play. adele and the weekend dominated the billboard music awards. the fiery performances. ♪ just like fire >> highly anticipated returns. and an emotional tribute to prince. ♪ purple rain >> on a big night for music. today, monday, may 23rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. we've got willie in for matt. some of us watched the billboard museic awards for the outfits. others for celine dion. >> i had my lighter up for
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celine dion. you were going to wear britney spears' outfit. i had to talk you out of it. >> who wore it best? we'll get to more on the outfits in a minute. first, the search is expanding for egyptair flight 804. officials stepping up efforts to find the plane's black boxes. nbc's chief global correspondent bill neely has the overnight developments from cairo. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. day five, and we are no closer to knowing why flight 804 fell from the sky. it seems no nearer to finding the critical black box flight recorders. but the search and the emotion here is intense. >> reporter: on board a u.s. navy search plane, all eyes are on the sea. for six hours, 11 crew members scan the water for any sign of life or the missing plane. >> we have a lot of windows throughout the aircraft. everybody is looking out windows. we have a camera on board, and
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we're looking ining with our c. that'll be our best way to get any type of eyes on any survivor or debris we can find. >> reporter: on this mission, they see nothing that can help. the search for answers is intensifying. egyptian teams flying over the sea, a robot submarine searching under. >> we have been recovering wreckage. we have been recovering human remains. other parts of the plane. >> reporter: but there's no sign the life vests or clothing have helped investigators find the cause of the plane's disappearance. so the agony deepens for waiting families. for the parents of a young flight attendant, for the father of the pilot. who called his son a hero. >> i feel sad for my son. >> reporter: the pilot's colleagues in the dark about the cause. >> you have no answers at the moment. >> we don't have any answers. the answers will be in the investigation. >> reporter: the pilot,
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mohamed shoukair, had been promoted four days before. he was calm as he talked to air traffic control before the trash. >> egyptair 804, good day, uh, good night. >> reporter: the most likely cause is thought to be a bomb. >> 30% something is wrong in the aircraft. >> 70%, it's terrorism? >> yes. >> reporter: in its latest statement, isis said nothing about the missing plane. investigators are focused now on the data showing computer failures and smoke around the cockpit minutes before the plane disappear disappeared. >> egypt's president says the investigation could take a long time. the airline told families that finding the bodies could take weeks or longer. meanwhile, those critical black box flight recorders will keep sending out signals, pings, for another three and a half weeks.
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then the batteries will die. so this is a race against time. savannah and willie? >> bill neely in cairo, thank you. let's bring in former ntsb investigator, greg fithe. good morning. >> morning. >> they found just a little wreckage. not to minimize how difficult this search is, but are you surprised they haven't found more? >> i am, savannah. given the fact that when we were talking about mh-370, we knew the plane had flown out of radar coverage. we didn't have satellites looking in the indian ocean. here, we have a heavily radared environment. not only from the dpreekgreeks, from the egyptians. of course, we got good information from the military that gave us a little information about how the airplane was descending and some of the motions of it. it surprises me that we didn't have any radar coverage or any coverage at all all the way to the water. you know, we don't have assets
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exactly where the airplane hit the water. >> investigators will be looking for the black boxes as they always do when a plane goes down. we're getting reports this morning that the equipment needed to find the boxes hasn't even been sent to the area. could that be possible? >> it is, willie, because it's not something that is on station, you know, all over the world. they're acoustic beacons, or acoustic microphones. they're listening for these pings. but it's, again, we're in one of these points where they're searching a large area without any real pinpoint information. so trying to scour that area, of course, you know, there's a lot of things that will affect, you know, those pingers. if the wreckage is sitting on top of those boxes, it may dilute the signal, and they may not find it. there's a lot of ifs about it.
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the fact that the equipment isn't on station yet doesn't really surprise me. they don't really know where the wreckage is at this point. >> greg, i have a few seconds but, of course, the reports about smoke alarms going off, the equipment on the airplane sending those about two, three minutes before the plane goes down, what do you make of it? >> the sequencing of that, savannah, will be critical. putting it together in a timeline with the air traffic control communication. it's obvious the last communication with the crew, those alarms started to go off in two minutes or less, right after that. so something dramatic was happening at that point. then the sequencing of when those alarms went off or the warnings went off, versus when they lost control of the airplane. the cockpit voice recorder can fill in some of the gaps. it's not going to be like where all we heard at the end of the cbr was the plablast. here, a crew will probably talk about issues.
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the messages were actually messages that were given to the flight crew on their cockpit instruments. >> making that search for the black boxes all the more important. greg, thank you very much. >> thank you, greg. now to the presidential race. our new poll showing just how close the likely matchup between donald trump and hillary clinton has become, and just how unpopular those candidates are with voters. we'll begin our decision 2016 coverage with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning, willie. in one month, hillary clinton, a double digit lead over donald trump has evaporaevaporated. republicans are rallying around trump faster than democrats are around clinton. the democrats are still locked in the contentious primary fight. the bottom line, the winner this fall may be the candidate that americans dislike the least. >> reporter: their dual now a dead heat. hillary clinton's lead over donald trump, just three points within the margin of error. down from 11 points last month. >> there's no evidence he has
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any ideas about making america great, as he advertises. >> hillary is weak. she's a weak person. she has bad judgment. >> reporter: the 2016 contenders now unloeading. the latest flash point, guns. with trump accepting the nra's endorsement. >> we're getting rid of gun-free zones. >> reporter: clinton is speaking to the families of gun violence victims, including trayvon martin's mother. >> if you want to imagine what trump's america will look like, picture more kids at risk of violence and bigotry. picture more anger and fear. >> reporter: trump trying to clarify his position, but contradicting himself in the same breath. >> i don't want to have guns in classrooms, though in some cases, teachers should have guns in classrooms, frankly. teachers are, you know -- things going on in our schools are unbelievable. >> reporter: trump and clinton are the two most unpopular likely presidential nominees in the history of our poll. 58% with a negative view of
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trump. 54% for clinton. clinton now looking to capitalize after a recent report showed the last time trump's tax returns became public in the late '70s, he didn't pay the federal government a cent. >> you have someone running for president who is afraid to release his tax returns because it will expose the fact that he pays no federal income tax. i think it's a big problem. >> bernie! >> reporter: it's not a one-on-one race yet. clinton's immediate challenge, wooing bernie sanders' supporters. 2/3 of democrats behind sanders say they'd vote for clinton this fall. 17% for trump. sanders seemingly at war with the party. now backing debbie wasserman schultz's opponent. >> i'm not interested in that. >> reporter: bill clinton setting his sights on trump, name dropping the presumptive republican nominee four times. using his own slogan against him. >> it's, hey, i'll make it the way it used to be, and you'll be
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better off. if you're not, at least you'll have somebody else to look down on. it is a dumb idea, and it will not work. >> to emphasize how unpopular hillary clinton and donald trump are, half the voters we polled said they would consider a third party in the presidential election. 47% tell our pollsters they would be open to voting for that third party option this november. savannah and willie? >> peter alexander in washington, thanks. let's go to steve kornacki. he'll dive into the new nbc news/wall street journal poll. take it away. >> we look at the bottom line numbers. a month ago, this is what the race looked like. hillary clinton, a double digit lead. then, we were hearing from democrats. trump is hillary's dream opponent. you had the never trump republicans saying, don't bother having the election if trump is the nominee. he can't win. a month later, check this out, we basically have a dead heat here. what is the difference when you look inside the numbers over the last month? right here, this is the biggest single difference. that is not it at all. i had to go back one.
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this is the biggest difference. this is republican voters. a month ago, donald trump was trying to lock up the republican nomination. 72% of republican voters said they're with him against hillary clinton. still a lot of republicans were saying, i don't know if i can get on board. he locks up the nomination. the race becomes clear to them. the number of republicans supporting trump has jumped by 14 points in the last month. he brought republicans home. republicans are on board with him right now. if there's one silver lining in this for hillary clinton, it's this. that could still happen on the democratic side. these are bernie sanders supporters right now. 66% of them say, look, if it's not bernie, if it's hillary clinton as the democratic nominee, i can support her. that number n a healthy party in the fall, should be higher. that's the challenge for hillary clinton. can she get the bernie sanders number up into the 80s, the 90s? that could move the overall number up. that's her challenge right now. take a look at this. we mentioned this. the overwhelming vote, over 50%
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negative scores. these are the two least popular nominees you'll see pitted against each other. strong support for hillary clinton with black voters, latinos, women, younger voters, double digit lead. on the flip side, donald trump 16 points up among whites, double digits for senior citizens. men leading among independents. when you add the groups together, you know what this looks like? mitt romney versus barack obama in 2012. almost identical. all the talk that donald trump was uniquely the worst republican you could ever put up, he'd lose in ways you'd never seen, he's getting exactly what mitt romney got. >> steve kornacki, come have a seat. we'll bring in nicolle wallace. let's talk about the numbers there. how much of the tightening of this race is donald trump bringing people around him? and how much is hillary clinton fighting a two-front war with bernie sanders in the race? >> steve summed it up nicely.
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her mission is to bring along the sanders' voters, while trump's mission is to crush hillary clinton. uncle bernie refuses to go home to vermont. refuses to message to his supporters that it is over. he can no longer become the democratic nominee. it's news to them. they express dismay and disappointment and rage he should get out of the race. it's hillary clinton's largest problem. >> you feel strongly if hillary clinton loses in november, this will be the moment people should look at as consequential. >> should we convene in this exact group the morning after election day, and should hillary clinton have lost narrowly, it will have been because of the events of this month. it will be because long past the point when it was possible for bernie sanders to win, he stayed in, called her corrupt, called her unqualified. and independent voters, the people still up for grabs, were hearing the same message from donald trump as they were hearing from bernie sanders.
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>> steve, how much of this is hand wringing in may, five and a half months ahead of the election? won't democrats eventually, given the choice between donald trump and hillary clinton, go for hillary clinton? >> there is a chance -- keep in mind what happened eight years ago. the hillary clinton and barack obama fight. hillary was saying in june, i'll be the nominee. i'm more electable. she talked about the kennedy assassination happening late in the '60s. it was ugly. as soon as the primary process ended, she didn't have the numbers, she dropped out and endorsed obama. we don't remember it being tumultuous because it worked out for democrats. >> you don't remember anything about that race, do you, nicolle? blocked it out. >> exactly. president obama is making history today, announcing the end of a decades of old arms embargo on vietnam. this is the first stop on a
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week-long asia tour. ron is in hanoi this morning. good morning. >> president obama said lifting the ban on lethal military sales, in place 50 years, is one of the last steps toward completing normalization between the relationship with united states and vietnam. president obama, the third u.s. president to visit here, a relationship that has come a long way since the end of the war. >> reporter: president obama arrived in vietnam to a typical diplomatic welcome. crowds lining the motorcade route. the president taking part in local traditions. a far cry from the emotional visit by president clinton in 2000. the first by a u.s. president after the end of the war. now, america and vietnam are all about business. today, signing multi-million dollar deals with boeing. lifting the ban on military sales, the president says another sign of how far the two nations have come. >> just a generation ago, we were adversaries, and now we are
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friends. should give us hope. should be a reminder of the ability for us to transform relationships. >> reporter: from here, mr. obama traveled to japan. another painful chapter of american history. hiroshima. he will be the first sitting u.s. president to visit one of the other planly places on eart devastated by an atomic weapon. not to offer an apology. >> my purpose is not to revisit the past, but affirm that we should do everything we can to try to promote peace and dialogue around the world. >> in japan, the president will also attend a summit of world leaders. on that agenda, the sluggish global economy, the global war against terrorism. president obama also confirmed the u.s. did, in fact, kill the afghan taliban leader, mansour. he said the message was that america would protect and take
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care of its own. back to you. >> ron allen, thank you. sports news. playoff games last night. we'll start in the nba with game three of the western conference finals. oklahoma city hosting golden state. this one, all thunder. russell westbrook leading the way with 30 points. okc wins huge, 133-105. they now lead the series two games to one. on the ice, tampa bay and pittsburgh, game five of the eastern conference finals. tied, 3-3, end of regulation. the shot bounces off of johnson's lower back. into the goal. check it out. hou how's that for a redirect? tampa bay goes up, 3-2. watch game five between the sharks and the blues tonight on the nbc sports network. >> is it weird i'm focused on how he must have back pain today? >> there's padding. >> okay, good. >> and he's a hockey player. >> good. let's turn to dylan, in for al this morning. >> good morning, guys. we are talking about some more
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severe storms. the same general area where we saw storms yesterday. look at this tornado that was caught on camera near spearman, texas. along the border with the oklahoma panhandle. you can see how huge that tornado was. fortunately, it was in more of a rural area. it was caused e ed by the stor chasers. 27 tornadoes yesterday across the western plains. that's the area we could see more storms fire up late they are afternoon and into tonight. sioux falls seeing pockets of rain. rain moving through oklahoma city. cloud-to-ground lightning north of dallas. major cities should be spared today. dodge city, storms, isolated hail and tornadoes will be the concern. tomorrow, it moves slowly to the east. that's a look at the weather across the
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds but some sunshine. don't forget your umbrella. a big warm-up for each of these locations. cooler at the jersey shore. the clouds will linger. 67 degrees in wildwood with just the chance of a shower. showers are more likely inland for haddonfield and glassboro. it will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into the 70s later today. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. coming up, two lions shot at
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a zoo to save a man who intentionally jumped into their enclosure. thisthis morning, the growing controversy over the zoo's decision. inside a brutal weekend on mt. everest. three climbers died. others missing and dozens more fell ill. is it getting more dangerous to climb the world's highest peak? first, this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. just before 7:30. let's get our forecast from bill henley. bill? >> we're seeing some rainfall in delaware and south jersey. not everybody's going to see these showers. they'll stay to the south and east of the city. but this afternoon, wilmington, philadelphia could see some showers and thunderstorms. and that's not the only spot. sunshine right now in the lehigh valley. 52 degrees. it's this afternoon that we'll see showers pop up. and possibly thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. the temperatures will also warm up, 77 in the lehigh valley. at the shore a little cooler, upper 60s and 76 this afternoon for philadelphia. vai? all right, thank you, bill. let's get a check on your morning rush with jessica.
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how's it looking? >> we are seeing some problems. there's an accident now on welsh road and walnut farm road. just be on the lookout for that. also there's a special emergency schedule in effect for patco's woodcrest station. and this is in effect in between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. rush hour because of derail construction equipme equipment. you can expect adjusted departure times and two fewer trains until 8:00 this morning. vai. speaking of trains, starting today positive train control will be up and running on septa. positive train control, or ptc, is a safety feature that helps reduce the chance of human error by monitoring and controlling a train's speed and even stopping a train, if necessary. and visitors returning to the jersey shore for memorial day weekend will find some beaches narrower. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. we'll see you then.
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♪ can't stop the feeling it's 7:30, monday morning. good morning, everybody. may 23rd, 2016. happy crowd out on our plaza. the week is just beginning. full of possibilities. good morning. nice to have you along. we have willie in for matt this morning. let's take a look at the headlines. a robotic submarine is joining the hunt for the black boxes from egyptair flight 804. also involved in today's search is a u.s. navy plane. so far, crews have not spotted any debris. president obama is in vietnam, kicking off a week-long tour of asia. he made a major announcement overnight, listifting a long-standing arms embargo on the united states' one-time foe. >> this will ensure that vietnam has access to the equipment it
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needs to defend itself and removes and v s lasting images cold war. >> president obama will be the first u.s. president to visit hiroshima later in the week. this tornado was spotted along the oklahoma border. dylan says there is a threat of more tornadoes in the region today. a disturbing scene at a zoo in chile over the weekend that's getting a lot of attention. tamron that has that story. >> this is hard to believe. you may find some of these images disturbing. officials say a man deliberately jumped into the lion enclosure and started provoking the animals. they attacked, eventually leading zookeepers to shoot and kill the lions. officials say it was their only choice, but people are furious. >> reporter: shock and outrage saturday at the zoo in chile after officials say a 20-year-old man broke into the lion's den, took off his clothes
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and taunted the big cats, causing them to attack. the images graphic, we have to blur them. zookeepers tried stopping the lions by spraying with water, then used a tranquilizer dart. when it didn't work, they shot the lions with a gun, killing them. the man who left behind a suicide note survived. the incident sparking protests and uproar on social media. the lions were not at fault, one person posted. they should not have been shot. another wrote, why kill them for his mistake? let him die, not the lions. the zoo expressed heartbreak at losing lions that had been there more than 20 years. the zoo's director defended their actions saying, if a person's life is at risk, we have to bring in the shooting team. the mission becomes to save the person's life. wildlife experts agree. >> a tranquilizer can take five, ten minutes to activate. they felt like they didn't have that kind of time, so they chose to use lethal force.
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>> reporter: unfortunately, zoo patrons acting dangerously isn't new. columbus zoo, 2015, a man wearing a camera jumped the fence to pet a cougar, then posted his stunt online. bronx zoo, 2012, a man leaped off the monorail into the tiger exhibit and was mauled. 2009, this woman was attacked by a polar bear after diving into the pool during feeding time. earlier this month, tourists at yellowstone national park put this wild bison calf in their suv because they thought it was cold. officials later euthanized the calf because the herd wouldn't accept it back. >> you shouldn't come in contact with exotic animals. view them at a safe distance and enjoy. any time you uneducatingly try to interact, you may risk the lives of that wild animal. >> the zoo is holding a funeral for the two lions today. the man who was hauled is in
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critical condition on a ventila ventilator. no word if he will be charged with anything. according to reports, this man has mental health issues. >> clearly. >> the lions had to lose their lives as a result of his actions. >> interesting to hear the one wildlife expert agree with the zoo's decision, to save the person. tamron, thank you. let's turn now and get a check of the weather from dylan. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by walgreen's. get your red nose today, only at walgreen's, to help kids in need. >> we've been dealing with cooler temperatures across the northeast. we've had a dip in the jet stream through virginia, the carolinas. temperatures have been below average. we're going to see changes. today, 83 in nashville. 60s and 70s in the northeast, slightly below average. 82 in raleigh, getting above average. then we're going to see this ridge in the jet stream, the one that has been through the plains
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the last several days, finally build to the east. it pushes out the cold in time for memorial day weekend. temperatures will get very warm. cincinna cincinnati, the mid 80s to the weekend. pittsburgh is 87 by friday. if you're in the northeast though, with the southerly wind across long island, new york city, up through boston, temperatures will be cooler but still mild, in the uer 70pp good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, some sunshine but don't forget your umbrella. afternoon showers and thunderstorms for philadelphia the suburbs and into the lehigh valley. a big warm-up for each location. cooler at the jersey shore. clouds will linger. just the chance of a shower. showers are more likely inland for haddonfield, glassboro. those afternoon storms will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into the 70s later today. have a great day. >> that's your latest forecast.
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joe fryer has more on this story. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. after two years of disasters, this has been a busy year on mt. everest. the world's largest peak has proven dangerous as of late. this morning, a climber from india is the third to have died in as many days. two others are missing. about 30 more have developed frostbite or become sick near the summit. >> reporter: 29,000 feet above sea level, triumph and tragedy were separated by hours. two climbers died last week on the way down, apparently from altitude sickness. one had just reached the summit. >> you've been up for so long at that point, you've been pushing, you know. for most people, it's getting close to the limit of what they're capable of. >> reporter: one victim was maria, who taught finance at an australia university. >> she was superwoman. she could do anything, and she wanted to make her mom, dad and
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family proud. >> reporter: she'd already scaled four other peaks. her mom flew to bid her farewell before this climbing, something she hasn't done before. >> i had a bad feeling and said, i had to go say good-bye. >> reporter: it also killed this man, after reaching the summit, his fourth attempt. the "washington post" profiled him. >> because he had failed attempts before, friends would say, maybe it's not your fate to climb everest. he'd say, no, i have a passion for this. i want to keep going. >> reporter: he narrowly survived last year when an earthquake in nepal triggered a deadly avalanche. after that, his descend was called off after guides were killed in another avalanche. this year brings a remember nan -- renaissance, with 330 climbers reaching the summit. that includes a veteran who lost
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part of his leg in afghanistan. for a vets group called the heros project, he opened up about what was ahead. >> definitely got nervous, whatever you want to call it. it was knowing that i've been training for x amount of months, getting ready for the mountain. finally seeing it for the first time. >> reporter: now, he's in the history books, becoming the first combat amputee to ever reach the top of mt. everest. >> linville and his team are working down the mountain. they did make it safely to a camp below the summit. meanwhile, the third climber who died had reportedly fallen sick and was being helped down the mountain by sherpa guides but didn't make it. experts say the way down can be just as dangerous as the way up. >> incredible. joe fryer, thank you very much. >> add our congratulations to marine linville, getting to the top. we'll go to chicago for a big celebration. 30th anniversary of "ferris bueller's day off."
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tribute to prince that has people talking. a parade of superstars took the stage in las vegas on sunday at the billboard music awards. while pop princess britney spears took home the billboard millennium award, opening the show with a medley of her greatest hits. others staged emotional comebacks. kesha taking the stage and bringing down the house in her first tv performance since her legal battle against long-time producer dr. luke. her cover of bob dylan's "it ain't me, babe," receiving a standing ovation. and celine dion, breaking down in tears after her son made a surprise appearance on stage to present her with the icon award. the 48-year-old performing for the first time on tv since the death of both her husband and her brother in january. ♪ nothing compares to you
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>> reporter: but it was madonna, donning a purple paisley suit, that had people talking. the material girl belted out a rendition of "nothing compares to you," in tribute to prince. the performance had mixed reviews. while some defended the material girl, calling her "heartfelt performance to the musical icon who died april 21 at age 57, touching," others let out a purple rain of terror. i'll be the first to say she sounds awful. another saying, dearly beloved, we are gathered here to see a horrific, flat version of my music. #prince tribute gone wrong. >> meanwhile, adele took the top artist prize, after debuting her new music video. she was not there to accept the award. the british artist landed a massive deal with sony, $130 million. it would be the biggest deal ever given to a british
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musician, making her the highest paid female artist ever. >> if anybody deserved it, it's probably her. >> worth every dime. >> i agree. >> thank you very much, sheinelle. coming up, pure joy. why the woman behind the laughing chewbacca mask, the one that willie tried to purchase over the weekend -- >> true story. >> why she has more reasons to smile this morning. first, a check of your local news and weather. after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online.
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good morning, i'm vai sikahema. it's just before 8:00. a little sun but also overcast clouds. let's get our forecast from bill henley. bill? >> yeah, some people are seeing sunshine but others will need an umbrella. look at the rain moving through central delaware, south jersey into camden and gloucester counties also seeing some of that rain. even at the shore we're seeing scattered showers moving inland. nothing but light rainfall here. thunderstorms could pop up this afternoon. along with the temperatures. they've already started to warm up a bit. now 55 in northeast philadelphia. chestnut hill is 55. and near 60 degrees in society hill. into the 70s today. but keep an eye on the sky for afternoon showers and thunderstorms. vai? >> thank you, bill. let's get on a check on the roads. jessica? >> this part of 95 we're watching right before an accident scene. 95 headed southbound right before ridley park we're
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approaching this accident scene right here so you can see it's pretty much gridlock traffic northbound at this point. doing obviously a bit better. we're also still watching special emergency schedule for some emergency construction right around the 7:00 a.m. rush and into the next couple of minutes, actually. near woodcrest station for a derailed construction equipment for patco. vai? police are looking for the people behind a home invasion robbery in rocksborough overnight. investigators say three or four masked men entered a home. they took money and a cell phone. no one was hurt. and the man police believe is responsible for taking pictures up women's skirts is behind bars this morning. this is surveillance video of the incident in the pretzel factory on may 10th. police say bobby hayden is the man snapping pictures up a woman's skirt. police arrested hayden over the weekend. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. always get the latest news and weather with our app. back to the "today" show. have a great day.
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it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, al gore, one-on-one, in an exclusive interview. the former vice president opens up about the environment, the economy and the race for the white house. >> what do you think of the tone of the presidential campaign so far? >> well, i'm one of millions who sometimes just -- i do a double take. whoa, what was that? plus, the new middle age. no more flashy cars or flings. we break down the cliche of the midlife crisis and look what it means in the modern day. >> there is this mythic idea you're on the decline. that's simply not true.
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and the force is with her. >> i'm such a happy chewbacca. [ laughter ]. >> meet the mom behind the mask who is shattering facebook records, giving her another reason to experience pure joy. >> it's the simple joy. >> today, monday, may 23rd, 2016. >> omaha, nebraska, we love the "today" show. >> all the way from florida. >> good morning, baltimore! >> celebrating 20 years of friendship. ♪ all my secrets are with you >> good morning, ohio. >> i'm celebrating my 21st birthday in new york city. >> all the way from houston, texas. >> to celebrate my wife's birthday.
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good morning, everybody. it's monday, may 23rd. it's 8:00 and a beautiful morning out here on our plaza. great crowd, great temperatures. a wonderful start to the week. nice to have you along. willie is in for matt. >> perfect weather. not too cold and not too hot. a huge crowd out this morning. memorial day weekend is almost here. savannah is getting smashed, to get ready, as she usually does. smashed burgers, that is. why you need to try it at your cookout for the juiciest burger ever. >> and we do want fries with that. let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is in for natalie. a robotic submarine has joined navy planes and others searching for the black boxes from flight 804. bill neely is in cairo with the latest on this investigation. bill, good morning. >> good morning, tamron. day five, and we are still no nearer to knowing what made
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flight 804 fall from the sky. no closer, it seems, to finding those critical black box flight recorders. but the search and the emotion here is intense. >> reporter: on board a u.s. navy search plane, and all eyes are on the sea. for six hours, 11 crew members scan the water for any sign of life or the missing plane. >> we have a lot of windows throughout the aircraft. everybody is looking out the windows. we have a camera on board, and we're looking with our camera. >> reporter: on this mission, they see nothing that can help. the search for answers is intensifying. egyptian teams flying over the sea. a robot submarine searching under. >> we have been recovering wreckage. we have been recovering human remains. other parts of the plane. >> reporter: but there's no sign the life vests or clothing have helped investigators find the cause of the plane's disappearance. so the agony deepens for waiting
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families. for the parents of a young flight attendant, for the father of the pilot. who called his son a hero. pilot mohamed shoukair had been promoted four days before. his voice calm as he talked to air traffic control two hours before the crash. >> thank you so much. good day, uh, good night. >> reporter: in its latest statement, isis said not a word about the missing plane. >> that is significant. no claim, either from isis or any terror group, not even rumor of one. but what is critical is those black box flight recorders. they'll keep sending out signals, pings, for another three and a half weeks, and then its batteries will die. so this is a race against time. tamron? >> bill, thank you. in hanoi this morning, president obama announced the u.s. is lifting its embargo on arms sales to vietnam, its
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former enemy. vietnam pressed for the move to stand up to china, which has been making disputed territorial claims in the region. president obama also attended a signing ceremony for billions of dollars in trade deals between the two countries. hillary clinton and donald trump are virtually tied in a head to head matchup according to our new nbc/wall street journal poll. clinton's double digit lead is within three points, the poll's mo margin of error. trump and clinton are the most unpopular likely presidents shl nominees in the history of the poll. 48% of those responding said they would consider a third party candidate if clinton and trump are the major party nominees. the san diego padres are apologizing over a national anthem miscue. the voices were drowned out by a recording of a woman singing.
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♪ can you see, by the dawn's early light ♪ >> that recording played through until the end of the song. the padres issued a statement, saying they have found no evidence of malicious intent. the team said it's terminated the contract of the third party responsible for the mistake. major league baseball is called to investigate the incident. no word on if they'll be invited back to sing again with their own voices. they weren't able to cut the audio before. >> they need to get another crack at this. tamron, thank you. ahead, the new queen of the internet. have you seen chewbacca lady? oh, my goodness. just another reason to laugh. plus, what is up with these adult strollers and where do we purchase them? >> come on. >> we'll have the story behind that. >> who pushes it?
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the big way the city of chicago celebrated 30 hello! nice to meet you! welcome, welcome! today i'm going to show you the all-new 2016 chevy cruze and ask you what you think. but here's the catch. you can only answer in emojis. what emoji would you use to describe the design? sfx:message sent i think it's sexy. mm-mm-mm! it has available built-in 4g lte wifi® sfx:message sent rock on. that's excellent. we got wifi. the cruze offers up to an epa estimated 42 mpg highway. sfx:message sent this car is like a unicorn. it's magical! (group laughing)
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we're back at 8:09. just turned 8:10. we have the video people are still going wild for. >> a woman wearing a plastic chewbacca mask, really entertaining herself. we're laughing along with her. hoda has more on the star. >> love this story. videos don't always go viral for the right reasons, but the force was strong with the mom who destroyed records this weekend with a laugh that's been heard around the web. >> i'm really excited to share with you something i got. >> reporter: not so long ago in a parking lot far, far away, candace payne took to facebook live to show friends and family a recent purchase. >> stay patient, people. this is going to be worth it. i promise. maybe not. maybe not. but it's worth it to me.
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>> reporter: payne giddy with anticipation, could not mask her excitement. >> here we go. yes! now watch when my mouth actually moves. [ laughter ]. >> that's not me making that noise. it's the mask. >> reporter: once the laughing flood gates opened, they did not stop. >> i'm such a happy chewbacca. this is worth every penny. >> reporter: payne, a huge "star wars" fan and mother of two, bought the $18 chewbacca mask as a late birthday present to herself. it was pure joy. >> i can't stop. i can't stop. okay, okay. [ laughter ]. >> reporter: it's been viewed more than 134 million times, smashing, so to speak, maybe live's previous record holder,
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buzzfeed's watermelon versus rubber band challenge. it had 10 million views. payne's enthusiasm, a force to be reckoned with online. that's the happiest wookiee in the galaxy. needed a laugh today. thanks, candace. hours after posting the video, the mask sold out on the kohl's website and caused sales to skyrocket by 1.3 million percent on amazon. >> you said it, chewy. >> reporter: when kohl's got wind of payne's love of "star wars," they brought her family a galaxy of gifts. >> we all get a chewbacca mask. >> reporter: a reminder that happiness can be as easy as unmasking your true self. >> y'all have an incredible day. it's the simple joy. >> we reached out to candace about the video's success. she was excited to see so many
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people get joy in their feed. people were struggling with depression and lost hope, and some people that needed a pick me up, all walks of life were laughing with me. couldn't be more grateful for the internet webs. do you not love her? >> i love her. >> i was driving to work by kohl's and wondering where matt was this morning. >> face pressed against the glass. >> need that mask. >> you joke about it. we were driving past kohl's on saturday. my kids watched the video and they said, can you check? they laughed in my face. we have a boba fett mask. >> this is a sellout. one great viral video. >> the reason it worked is because she wasn't trying to make a viral video. >> i know. >> just a mini segway here. i believe we do have a shot of willie dressed as chewbacca. yes! >> oh! >> that's a real picture from halloween when i was 5.
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my mom made that costume. >> you're kidding! >> we bought the mask, and she made the -- >> can you do any wookiee sounds? >> not without the mask. >> all right. >> hoda, will you stay for trending? >> sure. an article that resonates with a lot of women, we think. why i stopped wearing pants for good. it's by a woman named erica smith. she said she's fed up with the lack of options for curvier women. she said, i gave up on pants because it was almost possible to find ones that fit me. size 12 and curvy. the pants were to fit bodies different from mine. tailoring is expensive and time consuming. she's decided to give up pants forever and sticking with dresses and skirts. she said, i wish i did it earlier. it would have made me feel better about my body sooner. >> i almost never wear pants. i feel they only look good on
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some people. i'm not one of them. >> i like the plflowy feel. >> cookie johnson, magic johnson's wife, has a jean life specifically for these problems, when you have curves. the waist on our jeans, it's loose and it sags down if you have hips. she designs her jeans specifically for curvy girls. >> what if you're petite? >> petite, as well. she was on oprah's show years ago. the jean line is popular. my mother is short, curvy. sent her the jeans. >> she loved them? >> i never have to give that woman another gift. that's not a plug. >> you may be getting some free stuff. >> i'll hook us all up. >> hopefully we're all getting chewbacca masks, too. i have a great one. the oklahoma high school senior who planned a surprise for his classmates at graduation. this is michael mcdade in the
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wheelchair. he was born with cerebral palsy. during the ceremony, he did something his classmates have never seen. he stood up, and he walked. his classmates immediately erupted into applause and gave him a long-standing ovation, as he accepted his addiploma. he had been working for months to make this moment happen. boy, did it pay off. >> gives you chills. all these kids went to school with him for years and never knew he could do that. >> you hear the cheers in the video for him, too. >> rooting for him. >> beautiful. different story now. a lot of people have been out with kids on a hot or cold day. you don't have to have kids. have you seen a kid in a stroller and thought, that looks like a sweet ride? i wish i had it. one company is doing just that. the adult-sized baby stroller. >> oh, yeah! >> it stands 8 feet tall. >> giant. >> yes, please. >> you're right, it isn't real. not for sale. you can't buy it, sadly.
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but the idea is to give parents a taste of what their kids experience. it is kind of a marketing tool. >> oh, my gosh. >> they're trying out these strollers in chicago. the test is june 7th. how good is that? >> it's a stroller and the pajamas with the feet. that's like life. >> what about when the kids are in there, they have their sippy cup. >> i want it so bad. >> living the life. >> we're out of the stroller years, but there were sunday mornings i can recall when baby had a big saturday night. i felt like i wanted to be the one in there. that's the answer. a terrible car crash, and the epic parade celebrating ferris bueller's 30th anniversary. sheinelle has our pop star. calvin harris recovering after a car crash over the weekend. here are the photos obtained by tmz. he was a passenger in the black suv when it was struck by the beetle. the dj and producer sustained
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minor injuries but cancelled two shows. calvin's team saying he's been told to rest. so far, no comment from calvin's girlfriend, taylor swift. katy perry never confirmed she's dating orlando bloom, perhaps until now. seeming to make the relationship official in a 2016 way. on instagram. she posted this photo of orlando and herself in matching robes. look at this here. sprawled on the steps of a hotel near the cannes film festival. the caption, quote, we can't. the photo, was enough for folks on foessocial media to christen company, korlando. >> nice photo. >> i like it. >> they're artists. finally, the city-wide dance party three decades in the making. it's been 30 years since ferris bueller famously took his day off, culminating in this parade down the streets of chicago.
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everyone letting loose to "twist and shout." the people of the windy city put ferris back on a float to bust moves. fans sported "save ferris" t-shirts. the festivities wouldn't be complete about the red ferrari. the celebration capping off the week-long ferris fest. that's your pop start. >> tamron, what was your favorite part of that movie? >> the end? >> sheinelle, also yours, too. >> you haven't seen it? >> i've seen half of it. >> i committed. >> committed to half? >> i'm making my way through "blues brothers." >> they're classics. >> i tried to fake it. bueller, bueller. our producer went, you haven't seen it, have you? >> no. >> you have to save things for your retirement. >> the trollepica stroller, tv >> savannah, what was your
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favorite part of it? >> everything. every scene from the beginning. >> she knows every line. >> in the shower. >> she passes the test. >> it's brilliant. >> he had a test today. >> righteous dude. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have storms in the middle of the country. it's all because of this dip in the jet stream. it's going to dig into the central plains. combine that with the slow-moving cold front. moisture streaming in from the south. it'll trigger stronger storms today. it looks like through western texas, western oklahoma and western kansas, we could see large hail today. also some isolated tornadoes. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, some sunshine but don't forget your umbrella. afternoon showers and thunderstorms for philadelphia, the suburbs and into the lehigh valley. big warm up for each of these locations, cooler at the jersey shore. clouds will linger, 67 degrees in wildwood, just a chance of a
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shower. showers are more likely inland for haddonfield and glassboro, afternoon storms will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into 70s later today. have a great day. the new middle age is brought to you by aarp. real possibilities. we are launching a special new series this morning. we're calling it the new middle age. >> people living longer, what defines middle age is changing. our friend joan lunden is here. she'll look into in all week. >> nice to be back here. when it comes to middle age, we often think of the dreaded mid-life crisis. some experts say we throw that term around pretty loosely. is midlife crisis even real, or simply a myth? >> the cultural script is, once you hit midlife, you're over the hill. there's an expiration date. >> reporter: at what age do you consider someone middle-aged?
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according to our new today.com survey, 52% of you say 55 is the magic number. it sure doesn't look like it used to be. >> there's this antiquated, mythic idea you're on the decline. well, that's just simply not true. >> reporter: is the notion of the guy getting the flashy red car, or having a fling to cope with getting older, just a cliche? according to our survey asking, is midlife crisis real? 52% think the midlife crisis is real for some people but not for everyone. >> in over 80 countries, people have found this correlation between age and happiness. >> reporter: studies suggest midlife blues can be measured on what researchers call a u-curve of happiness. the low point dips in middle age, and then you become more staats fied satisfied as you age. >> that happens in midlife. it's a stop and pause moment. you say, am i on the right
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track? >> reporter: karina found herself asking that question. instead, she hit a wall. >> in my 20s, i was nonstop and kind of living the single life. then in my 30s, i think you kind of get so focus and had working, the kids, and you don't really take the time for yourself. things start getting behind. you wake up one day, and you're like, wow, what am i doing? you kind of wake up. >> reporter: does financial security affect whether you have a midlife crisis? 57% of our respondents say yes. >> it often has to do with people feeling like they didn't meet the expectations they had for themselves in their lives. or that other people had for them. >> reporter: karina says a meaningful trip abroad made her grateful and helped put her life in perspective. >> a lot of the stress and anxiety i had built up inside of me, and maybe even depression, just change sd so much. >> reporter: a new study suggests midlife blues can have a silver lining. by stirring your curiosity and
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boosting your coping mechanisms. >> a lot more empowered and excited and just motivated. i feel alive now. >> i love how you changed that. >> reporter: not everyone experiences the blues. 42-year-old mom of two, tricia, is unphased by middle age. >> when is the midlife crisis? i haven't experienced it. >> reporter: according to our survey, 75% of those over 40 have not experienced it at all. some experts think the midlife crisis is a myth. >> do the data support its existence? barely. if at all. >> reporter: dr. susan says age is not the key. >> you can have a crisis at any age. when it happens to you, it's bad. no question about it. but to call it a midlife crisis, i think, is a misknonomemisnome. >> reporter: woman don't have to fear that their prime is in their past. >> if you rebel against this idea that culture has, that once you leave youth, you no longer
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have any value, that it's not true and to kind of own their power and their promise. >> we've been having a fascinating conversation as we watched that piece. as people live longer and longer, the definition of midlife is later and later. >> absolutely. and the worst thing people can do is hit 50 and think that they're over the hill. or elderly or a senior. then it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. in reality, most people are at their peak when they hit 50. >> yeah. >> we have to change the way everybody thinks. >> yeah. >> personally, i was looking forward to a midlife crisis, but okay. bummer. >> get your ferrari. >> yeah. >> tomorrow, we'll explore the impact of friendship on midlife. this is fascinating. today.com survey, 63% of you said experiences with friends make everything
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. just about 8:30. you can expect some rain in some places day. dry out tomorrow. let's get our forecast for nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. >> progressively warmer. already seeing temperatures climb with sunshine in the lehigh valley. 58 degrees. some clouds over center city. we've seen breaks of sunshine. 59 degrees we'll be in the 70s this afternoon. 74 in philadelphia with chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. and the shower threat, well that takes a break tomorrow. but right now a few rain drops falling in delaware and south engineer six moving east to west falling short of wilmington and philadelphia. let's get a check on area roads with jessica boyington. >> we're watching the schuylkill
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expressway, big delays. this is right around the boulevard. you can see you're headed eastbound. westbound a slow go. 24 minute drive into center city. eastbound from the blue route to vine street expressway. speeds are into the 30s as well. there's an accidents in upper dublin. so watch out for that one. starting today positive train control or ptc will be up and running on septa's fox chase regional line. it's a safety feature that reduces the chance of human error by monitoring and controlling train speed and stopping a train if necessary. today delaware's department of public health will be demonstrating zika prevention kits for women. a new report shows 279 pregnant women in the u.s. and its territories tested positive for zika. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update for you in 25 minute. we'll see you then.
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it's 8:30 now on this monday morning. great crowd out on our plaza. some good folks from tucson, arizona, right here. hi, guys. so happy to have you here. great to have everybody on our plaza. we have to give a shout out. coming up, guys, memorial day is upon us. it's going to be all about burgers and cookouts in the kitchen. controversial, this approach. you know how you don't squeeze out the burger's juices? we have a slash burger. our award-winning chef, this is the only way to go. >> they look and smell good. i can report that so far. plus, an exclusive interview with former vice president al gore. what he's saying about the tone of this presidential race, a
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possible endorsement and why he is such a lightning rod. and we'll catch up with two of the guys behind one of this summer's most anticipated movies, "warcraft." first, red-nose day is this thursday. it's a day to have fun and, of course, raise money for kids living in poverty around the world. last year, matt the mighty cycled 226 miles from boston to new york in the tour de rose red nose. you can ride with us this year. it'll be live on the plaza. today.com to sign up. you can also donate $10 to the cause by texting key word "today" to 80077. don't forget to watch the red nose day primetime special, airing thursday here on nbc. thursday, this plaza is going to be incredible. >> yes. we're all going to cycle. matt's chafing has just resided from last year. >> 12 months. >> exactly. >> these guys are like, you're
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horrible. you appreciate it. dylan, let's get a check of the weather. >> it'll be warm on thursday. things are warming up around the eastern half of the country. we do have right through the central plains a chance of strong storms. the area in orange across western kansas, western oklahoma, and stretching down through texas, we could see large hail and damaging tornadoes possible. mainly in rural areas. certainly worth watching. into tomorrow, we're looking at the same general area with the best chance of stronger storms. isolated tornadoes, again, possible up and down the east coast. spotty showers and a couple clou. the temdspe good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, some sunshine but don't forget your umbrella. afternoon showers and thunderstorms for philadelphia, the suburbs and into the lehigh valley. big warm up for each of these locations, cooler at the jersey shore. clouds will linger, 67 degrees in wildwood, just a chance of a shower. showers are more likely inland for haddonfield and glassboro,
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afternoon storms will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into 70s later today. have a great day. >> today is the last day to enter today's reign of kong photo challenge. ten people can win a trip for four to universal's latest attraction, reign of kong. a part of our broadcast on june 24th. the 3-d attraction puts fans in a truck, past prehistoric creatures and eventually to kong himself. here's how to answer. you can attend a preview of skull island, reign of kong, at universal orlando resorts. enter for a chance to win. go to today.com and send us a picture of your family adventure. >> uh-oh. >> al makes it look that much cooler. again, today is the last day to enter. send us your photos.
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>> dylan, thank you so much. now to an nbc news exclus e exclusive. former vice president al gore marking a milestone for his documentary and weighing in on the presidential election, as well. >> anne thompson is here with more. >> it's been ten years since "an inconvenient truth" debuted. coal use is down in the united states, and solar panels are going up in record numbers. there is a new threat, and it comes from the presumptive gop nominee. just one of several topics i discussed with the former vice president. >> what do you think of the tone of the presidential campaign so far? >> well, i'm one of millions who sometimes just -- i do a double take. whoa, that was what? >> who believes in global warming? raise your hand. >> it's been unusual. >> nobody? >> do you see a trump presidency undoing all the progress that the u.s. has made in the last
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ten years in the fight against climate change? >> he has said some things on the climate crisis that i think should concern everyone. i'm not pollyanna about it, but there is some basis for hope. >> this is a man who called climate change a hoax and other words we cannot use on network tv. >> and a chinese plot. >> right. where's the hope? >> president carter said that he hopes he'll be malleable. i don't know. >> climate change, gore insists, cuts across party lines. >> i'm proud to have tea party allies. it's being called the green tea party. >> reporter: he praises bernie sanders and hillary clinton for addressing climate change. he's not yet picking sides. >> has either democrat sought your endorsement yet? >> i've gotten signals that you can interpret that way. >> the earth is so big.
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>> reporter: that's because "an inconvenient truth" made al gore an unexpected movie star. >> somebody said, al gore giving a slideshow, what doesn't grab you about that? >> the different isotopes of oxygen. >> reporter: one reviewer called it nerd p orkporn. gore made the connection between increased carbon emissions and our climate for movie goers in 2006. >> it's connected to our economy. it's connected to our national security. it's connected to the refugee crisis. it's connected to health. a horrible, unprecedented -- >> reporter: the movie didn't get everything right. ten years later, there's still snow ont. kilimanjaro, and there hasn't been a hurricane that hit the u.s., as his critics point out. >> why are you a lightning rod? >> it's not unusual to see attacks on a messenger by people who don't like the message. i don't own a private plane.
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my house runs on 100% renewable energy. i do walk the walk. >> reporter: his efforts won gore the nobel peace prize and a little gold statue for the movie. >> where's the oscar? >> actually, the oscar belongs to david guggenheim, the director of the movie, but i like to say i have visiting rights to the oscar. >> for more on the tenth anniversary, paramount will offer free downloads on the movie. >> did gore give you any impression who he might back in the race, between bernie sanders and hillary clinton? >> he's been a lifelong democrat and will back the democratic nominee. >> interesting interview. thank you. we're going to go behind the scenes of one of summer's most anticipated bck busters,lo pat toomey started his career as an investment banker. then, a wall street wheeler-dealer overseeing
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we're back now at 8:40 with a movie that's getting a ton of buzz right now. >> "warcraft," a battle between h humans and orcs. some soof the giants consider joining the human side. >> if our people are to make a home here, my friends, it must be stopped. >> we're not strong enough to defeat gul'dan. >> no, no. with the humans' help, we could be. >> rob kazinsky is the orc and duncan jones directs the film. good to see you.
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>> good morning. >> first of all, we could get you no show up in full costume, makeup and cgi. we replicated it on the plaza. 11-foot version of you, sir. what do you make of that guy? >> that guy, i mean, honestly, i think there's only one of these statues and it goes everywhere. the shipping cost on that make up the majority of our budget. >> he's not a light load. >> he's not light. >> makes you look good through. >> i feel you have to have the greatest character name in history. >> it might well be. i mean, to live up to that, that's my job. it's hard to do. >> duncan, i understand as director, to get everybody in character, you created this orc camp. >> we did. >> what is that? >> we had two separate groups that make up the film. the humans and the orcs. the orcs have this very specific way they had to move and walk. we had a movement coach who
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actually took rob and a bunch of the people doing that work into orc camp. they basically had to learn a vo k -- vocabulary of movement. >> did you sleep in cabins? >> it's different from that camp. we characters are between seven and eight feet tall, 500 to 700 pounds. they're big guys and you had to move differently. we had to have a uniform way of moving and then add your own you nance -- nuances. it was a voyage of discovery. >> this is based off the game. >> it is? >> a lot of people are obsessed with it. >> "world of warcraft," i'll tell you about it. that was my question, are you big gamers? >> we are. rob more so than i. >> yeah. i was a player of the game. i played it for 12 years. i used to play for 18 hours every day. >> whoa!
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>> i was dedicated. for me, making this movie, it's kind of very much full circle. being in this movie means that, you know, spending ten years of my life and 18 hours a day on something is cool. >> research. >> you were just preparing for a role your entire life. duncan, this is a little bittersweet for you. this moment, a huge day for you as the movie comes out, but also losing your father, david, in january. i understand he got a chance to see some of the movie before he passed. >> he did. this has been an amazing opportunity and a crazy experience. my wife had cancer, and we got through it just before we started the movie. my dad passed away as we were reaching the end of the movie. my first child is coming next month. it's kind of a weird chapter in my life. >> how is the family doing? >> good. everyone is good. we're kind of moving with it and kind of getting used to the new life we've got. >> and the baby is coming any moment, right? >> yeah, probably on the red
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carpet. >> they've got a lot to be proud of. the film is great. rob and duncan, thank you. "warcraft" opens june 10th. >> want to go to orc camp with me this summer? >> fan camp for orcs. >> we can go to dork camp. coming up, smashed cheeseburger
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today food is brought to you by camping world. get one-stop shopping for everything rv at your nearby camping world rv super center. we are back now at 8:46 with today food. memorial day, one week away. we're kicking off a week of burgers and barbecue to get you ready for cookout season. newly minted james beard award winner is the author of "the food lab." he's here with the science behind the perfect smashed
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burger. kenji, good morning and good to see you. >> morning. >> we have excited people at our tasting table. let's start with the ingredients. >> we have the sauce and burgers. thousand isles style. sugar, salt askand pepper. we have the potato rolls and ground beef. >> let's start with the sauce. >> we got the mayonnaise. this is homemade but you can use store bought. little ketchup. >> kind of the secret sauce, right? >> literally but not too secret. sugar. >> little sugar. >> vinegar, white vinegar. whisk that up. over here, we've got our really hot griddle going. you can do this in a stainless steel pan, too. the idea is we're going to smash the burgers. >> let's talk about that. it's controversial. everything i've been told is don't press down the burger patty. you're losing the juices. >> on a griddle, as long as the burger meat is cold and you
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press it down at the beginning, you're not losing juices. >> do it at the beginning? >> yeah, so we maximize the surface area. this is really fast, by the way. 2-ounce patties here. two per burger. season them up with salt and pepper. >> these are little guys, but they turn out to be full-sized burgers? >> flip them over. >> how are we downstairs, guys. >> i'm enjoying every second of this. >> the flay rvor is great. >> $5 at home depot here. put two patties down, this far apa apart. >> can you use the back of a spatula? >> you can, but i like the trowel. give it a twist to get it off there and get it to stick to the griddle. >> there we go, okay. >> perfect. >> the idea is we're getting a ton of the browning reaction. when you get a seared steak,
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it's the brown crust. we're getting a ton of that, two per patty. cook it 90% of the way through on this one side. that way, you get a lot of brown crust while it's juicy. >> less than a minute? >> cooking it most of the way through. grab on the edge of the griddle. this is a paint skracraper. >> oh, scrape it off? >> you want all the crust there. >> the cooking utensils from home depot. >> yup. >> add the slice of cheese, stack them. >> oh, i see. double. double, double. get my scraper. there we go. >> we should have assembled these beforehand, but we're going to put a little sauce on each bun. >> got my own over here. little homemade. >> great. >> guys, what's the final
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verdict? >> monday at 8:49, and our diets are blown for the week. >> i'm almost done. the french fries complement with the incredible burger. >> we all are finishing our burger even though it's 8:49 in the morning. >> it still has all the juice. thank you so much. delicious. >> thank you. >> you can find the recipe at today.com/food. coming up next, a special performance from the broadway cast of "tuck everlasting." first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are back with the best of broadway this morning. the cast of "tuck everlasting." based on the 1975 award-winning novel, it's the story of young winnie foster who meets the immortal tuck family. when she's asked to join them, winnie must decide if she wants to live forever. it stars keenan-bolger and sarah charles lewis, making her broadway debut. performing "partner in crime," here is the cast of "tuck everlasting." ewe beyou've been all over world, all by yourself? >> i've been places you'd have to see to believe. >> i have an idea.
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♪ you need a partner in crime ♪ someone to share in the view ♪ why see the world and all the glories without a friend to tell your stories to ♪ ♪ someone to stand at my side ♪ two extra fists in a fight ♪ why should the road be long and lonely ♪ ♪ why not ♪ we've only got tonight ♪ with you, the fun is two for one ♪ ♪ chock-full of surprises ♪ no one realizes ♪ reminiscing ♪ the two, i know that something isn't missing ♪ ♪ i have a partner in crime ♪ someone to share in the view ♪ why behold all the glories
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without a friend to tell your story ♪ ♪ tomorrow, we're gone >> oh, yeah, no problem. ♪ ♪
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♪ >> that was so good. ♪ you need a partner in crime ♪ two extra fists in a fight ♪ the road can be long and lonely ♪ ♪ we've only got tonight ♪ my partner in crime
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♪ my partner in crime [ applause ] >> thank you so much. you can catch "tuck everlasting" at the broad hurst theater. we're back at >> good morning. i'm tracy davidson. let's get your forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist. >> we're seeing more sunshine in the suburbs. 61 degrees. showers and possibly thunderstorms return to the area. storms just in time for the afternoon and evening commute.
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temperatures will be climbing in to 20e7z before the storms take shape. >> you mentioned the evening commute. let's check the morning commute. >> just seeing some delays. this one on 422 right around tripper road. maybe doubling our drive time. 12 minute trip headed towards the schuylkill expressway from route 29. typically six or seven minute trip. disabled vehicle, disabled truck in the right lane. 295 southbound around the new jersey turnpike. aggressive counselors at burlington city high school after a student was killed by an alleged drunk driver. the 17-year-old was walking home along route 130 with a friend after leaving wawa early sunday morning when he was hit. police arrested 42-year-old man and charged him with dui and reckless driving. today delaware's department of public health is distributing zika prevention kits for women.
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279 pregnant women in the u.s. right now and its territories tested positive for zika. i'm tracy davidson. another update in about 25 minutes. remember you can get the latest news and weather while on the go with nbc 10 app. the "today" show continues in just minutes. thanks for watching. have a great day.
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this morning on "today's take," madonna's tribute to prince with a surprise guest that has everyone buzzing today. one of the biggest movies of the weekend, "neighbors 2," and we have one of the stars. tips for staying safe on memorial day. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's monday, may 23rd, 2016. a beautiful day here in new york city. thanks to dylan dreyer, who brings us good weather. >> you're welcome. >> al is on assignment, and natalie is off. this is your morning jam.
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wayne newton. >> it was more for "ferris bueller's day off." i thought ferris was singing this when he was on the float in chicago. >> was he? >> he was not. don donkake -- >> danke schoen. >> this is one of my all-time favorite movies. right, tamron? >> dylan, when you're visiting, you're supposed to be nice. >> there are few movies i can quote from beginning to end. >> you can? >> not that i condone fascisms or any isms. a person should -- >> that's from the movie? >> after all, he was the walrus. >> it's only a one-hour show. >> sorry. >> that's all from the movie?
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>> it was all one line. >> she just did a monologue. amazing. >> i love it. >> one of my favorites. it's the 30th anniversary of "ferris bueller's day off." debuted june 11th, 1986. friday was a celebration in chicago. they recreated the parade. >> do we have video? >> there you go. that's the parade scene. >> they sang "twist and shout" during the parade. >> does he get kicked out? >> the bigger story was the ferrari they rode around in. it got severely damaged at the end of the movie. >> i wondered for a while, if it was true. if you could throw it in reverse and set back the odometer. i was 9. >> it didn't work in the movie. it was actually dramatically -- didn't work. i feel we're spoiling a great movie for you. go see it.
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>> this is why i believe in spoiler alerts. this is nonsense. >> how long has it been out? >> 30 years. >> you've spoiled it for me. >> she wants a 30-year spoiler alert. >> it should be at least 40 years. >> you can't spoil the ending of any film for 40 years. >> have you seen "star wars"? i won't give anything. >> if you ruin that, i've seen it six times, we will be -- people will have pitch forks. i never have to see it now. thanks a lot. >> you should see it. don't watch it with me because i'll ruin it for you, every line. >> is there a -- you know how they do the rocky horror picture show? they should do a ferris bueller thing. you should do it because you know the lines. >> sign me up. >> my brother might show up. >> just you. >> this is the 30th anniversary. >> look for my party. we are not in vegas last night, sadly. this was the billboard music
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awards. madonna paid tribute to prince, singing "nothing compares to you," and then was joined on stage by stevie wonder for "purple rain." ♪ give it another try ♪ cause nothing compares ♪ ♪ nothing compares to you ♪ only wanna see you laughing in the purple rain ♪ ♪ purple rain, purple rain >> "purple rain," what a jam. stevie coming out there, it was great. >> i didn't see the billboard awards. just saw the clips. i have to compartmentalize.
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i've learned in the last few weeks, there's prince the artist, and then there's prince, you know, the personal part of my life. so i compartmentalize different things to survive this. i did not like that version. >> really? >> i'm being honest. i love madonna. right before, some writer called me and asked, what do you think of madonna? i said, i don't have a comment. i love the idea of madonna. they had a friendship, knew each other. he was just so specific. i mean, honestly, we wanted him to perform on the "today" show. it was a big deal. he just went, what about the audio? he's very to the letter about the audio. maybe that's how it sounded on tv. maybe it sounded better in person. i'm sure she was nervous as heck, even though she's madonna. i wasn't against her doing it, but once i heard it, i have to be honest, i didn't like it. >> i think for everybody there watching it, i'm sure everyone was singing along and really couldn't hear what it sounded
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like. hearing it on tv -- >> it was hard. it's hard when someone is so iconic and so -- and was such a perfectionist and is a perfectionist still. i was like, oh, i can't imagine being in her shoes. and she has a similar situation. she knows him personally and is trying to separate the artist and you have this responsibility. >> tough to repaint a perfect painting, like "purple rain." >> so beautifully put. that's beautiful, will. celine dion gave an emotional performance before accepting the billboard's icon award. ♪ the show must go on >> here to present you with the billboard icon award is your son, rene charles.
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[ applause ] >> i want to be so strong for my family and my kids, and i didn't expect that. i'm sorry. i don't want to cry in front of you. you make me so happy. thank you. >> i love her so much. >> so much. >> her husband died in january, so all of that with her on stage last night. and the surprise of her son coming out, it was beautiful. >> one of the coolest things when you go to vegas, when she came back, they had a big billboard, like celine is back. every time i walked down, i like fell on the ground. she's the most amazing woman ever. >> when she pounds the steps. >> gets into it. >> celine is going to be on our plaza july 22nd as part of our concert series. can't wait for that. britney spears was there. she opened the show with a medley of all her hits. she got the millennium award.
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♪ i'm a slave for you >> what is she wearing, dylan? >> that is a sequenced, red number, classic of her britney days back in the day. >> look at her body. >> still got it. >> definitely. >> as an objective viewer. >> and artist. how about pink performing "just like fire." she does this daring acrobatics. this was a high wire act up in the clock. i think we'll get some flames in a second. there you go. man, she puts on a show, huh? >> it's like "mad max." >> yeah. >> post apocalyptic. >> one show a couple years ago, the grammys or something, she dipped herself in water and came back. >> it's part of her tour. >> acrobatic. she's very athletic. kesha sang a cover of bob dylan's song, "it ain't me,
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babe." ♪ it ain't me, babe ♪ oh, no, no ♪ it ain't me, babe ♪ oh, no, no ♪ it ain't me, babe ♪ me you're looking for, babe >> last week, it was announced that kesha wouldn't perform because her producer, dr. luke's label, rescinded approval. she got the green light at the last minute. i have to confess, i only know kesha has the tic-toc thing. she can sing, man. amazing. >> she has quite a story. a lot of female artists have lined up to support her. she's coming into her own. the weekend was the huge winner last night. eight awards, including top 100 artist. he dedicated the award to prince. adele won the biggest honor of the evening, top artist. she released a video of her new single. it was like every star in the
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galaxy was there last night. >> did you stay up to watch? >> i saw clips. >> i missed it. we'd just moved and got our cable turned back on yesterday. i hadn't seen the commercials leading up to it. >> it's the best sensation in the world, when the cable comes back on. if the roof falls off the house, i have my cable. >> we were just flipping channels. dylan, what's the weather look like? >> finally going to warm up. it'll be about 75 degrees out there today. we've got a lot of sunshine in the forecast in the northeast. we're finally going to start to see this pattern change. we've had a dip in the jet stream that's been holding strong across the northeast for quite some time. we are finally going to start to see that lift away. we'll get rid of the wet, cool weather. it's been raining in virginia for days. warm through the middle of the country. it's been cool out west. we are going to start to see this whole thing shift right in time for memorial day weekend. temperatures will begin to warm up. in fact, we're looking at highs back in the 80s for most areas, even upper 80s as you get down to the atlantic and
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mid-atlantic. cooler up in boston. still in the lower 80s. we have a risk of stronger storms today. the front is moving eastward. the western plains have a chance of good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, some sunshine but don't forget your umbrella. afternoon showers and thunderstorms for philadelphia, the suburbs and into the lehigh valley. big warm up for each of these locations, cooler at the jersey shore. clouds will linger, 67 degrees in wildwood, just a chance of a shower. showers are more likely inland for haddonfield and glassboro, afternoon storms will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into 70s later today. have a great day. >> that's your lates latest for. dylan, thank you very much. coming up, we love this man and we're not afraid to say it out loud. not zac efron. the guy behind him, ike barinholtz. we'll talk about him playing dumb about his new movies, and
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britta olsen is my patient. i spend long hours with her checking her heart rate, administering her medication, and just making her comfortable. one night britta told me about a tradition in denmark, "when a person dies," she said, "someone must open the window so the soul can depart." i smiled and squeezed her hand. "not tonight, britta. not tonight." [ female announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. ♪ welcome to my house ike barinholtz is best known not for just his long criminal arrest record, but also his role as morgan, the lovable, slightly slow, male nurse on "the mindy
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projt project." >> he is in "neighbors 2." he plays a lovable, slightly slow, character, jimmy. >> there's a theme here. >> jimmy is having a hard time adjusting to adulthood. >> you okay, man? >> no, i'm not okay, man. i'm freaking out about paula having a baby. i don't think i can do it. >> dude, you'll be a good parent. don't worry. >> i don't any anything. you can't leave a baby alone. if you're at home and you want the baby to stay while you see a movie, unacceptable. >> i would never do that in real life. i left the baby in my hotel room. i've got to go, you guys. >> baby peyton, how many months? >> three months old. >> named after? >> walter peyton. >> that's the coolest. >> what was the conversation like with your wife? >> we named our first after one of the greatest writers of all time. i was like, cool, now a football
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player. >> tradeoff. >> she's from chicago, so she was a bears fan. >> you were doing the super bowl shuffle, you and willie, taking turns. one of the most iconic rap songs ever. >> name someone. >> should we do it? >> yeah. >> let's go to mcmahon. ♪ when i hit the turf, i ain't got no plan ♪ ♪ i throw my body all over the field ♪ ♪ i can't dance >> we can do this all day. ♪ i play so cool ♪ i motivate the pass >> oh. >> maybe that was a bad one to do. ♪ mama's boy otis ♪ ladies love me for my body and my mind ♪ >> mike richardson. >> afterpar-party to finish thi >> we digress. you own that tape. >> icons.
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got it. >> there's a movie coming out. >> right. >> back on track. >> it came out this weekend. it is chock-full of really dumb people. if you like really stupid people do dumb things, you have to see "neighbors 2." >> it makes sense you have a baby now, in the movie. >> how can we make the dumbest guy dumber? show him as a father. so, yeah, we got into that. >> what's the deal? zac efron was here a couple weeks ago and -- >> he's so ugly, am i right? >> hideous. >> what a monster. >> you're hiding the same look under the sweater, the jacket. >> under five layers. >> it's why you layered. we couldn't handle it. >> it's 80 degrees. >> zac has abs and i have flab. >> why did he say you were mean to him? what does he mean by that? >> listen, zac and i, when you're someone's men ttee, you know, like i taught him to
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dance. he was living in a trailer and i was like, you're going to be in "high school musical." that was me. >> i didn't know you discovered him. >> i discover lots of young talent. >> what about him stood out? >> his eyes. they sparkled. look, i'm very proud of him. he's left me behind, but i'm glad he thinks i was mean to him. >> you're getting a lot of work. you're leaving him behind. "central intelligence" is coming out. >> very fun. dwayne johnson. >> another hot body you're standing next to to shame. >> i taught him to work out. >> the rock. >> i spot him a lot. >> you spot the rock a lot? >> i do, yeah. >> you're a mentor to a lot of talent. >> i don't throw the term "hero" around a lot. some people say police, firefighters, soldiers. the real heros are comedy actors living in los angeles. >> kevin hart is in the film, too. >> i told him, you need to do stand-up. you need to. he's like, yes. he credits me, yeah. >> who knew? >> wow. >> and you can rap "super bowl
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shuffle." amazing. >> this is a special segment. >> we have more. >> give the baby a hug from us. >> oh, you're sticking around? >> yeah. >> we have a game. as if we didn't have enough fun with him. >> yes. >> we'll be naming the famous neighbor. stick around after this. >> and more "super bowl shuffle." i had a wonderful time tonight. me too! call me tomorrow? i'm gonna send a vague text in a couple of days, that leaves you confused about my level of interest. i'll wait a full two days before responding. perfect! we're never gonna see each other again, will we? no-no. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back. 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. new root cover up.ion? 3 seconds to flawless roots. 3, 2, 1 roots gone!
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>> yeah. >> let's start with the first neighbor. take a look. >> oh! >> i feel like you -- >> wilson from "home improvement." >> next? >> steve. >> we're just talking now. >> it is from "family matters." next one. >> betty bubble. >> ike had his raised. >> barney rubble and betty from "the flintstones." >> who is next? >> cramer! >> so it is just talk first. >> it is. >> literally just shout it out.
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>> let's do another one. >> alison -- >> nope. >> fred and ethel. >> she didn't see much of fred. >> i noticed that bald head. >> hunky brewter? >> kimmy gibbler from "full house." >> no. >> winnie foster. >> she looks different behind the fence. >> that's why the fence is there, to throw you off. one more. >> mr. -- from the jeffersons. >> i don't know the name. >> what was it? >> mr. bentley. >> harry bentley. >> harry bentley! >> tamron wins the game. you get this. >> two years i've been a host of
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'cause now like, this is the cliffhanger, so we don't know if he loves you. what's gonna happen if he doesn't? good morning. i'm tracy davidson. let's get your forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. how's it looking outside >> looking pretty good. boat house rowe, look at the sunshine, a beautiful start to the day. no sign of any showers in philadelphia. see some breaks in the clouds. that's going to warm us up into the 70s today. clouds are a bit thicker to the south, seeing scattered showers in new jersey and streaming into delaware now. starting to taper off but later this afternoon we're likely to see more showers and possibly some thunderstorms too. as of now 64 in society hill, chestnut hill 69 degrees and low 60s in northeast philadelphia, 76 degrees this afternoon. thanks. let's check the roads first
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alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is doing that for us. >> we're watching 95. a few spots where we're seeing slow downs. right now focusing right before highland avenue. gridlock traffic headed northbound from the delaware state line up to the blue route, 17 minute trip there, average speeds down into the 20s. big slow down headed northbound from delaware on 95. also watching some construction, broad street between 95 and oregon avenue and then be there until 4:00 p.m. today doctors and nurses from across philadelphia will announce their support for the mayor's tax on sugary drinks. they say it's the best way to reduce the risk of diabetes. he wants to add three cents an ounce tax to sugary drinks. distributors say the plan is bad for business. in south jersey ten families are out of their homes because of this fire in burlington county. the flames broke out just before midnight at the wood lane crossing apartments in edgewater park. no one was hurt.
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i'm tracy davidson. another update in 25 minutes. thanks for watching. 2/3 of
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the country. below normal out west. it'll stick around through the end of the week. the northeast, temperatures will start to get back into the mid to upper 80s. some of the warmesttuff we've s good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, some sunshine but don't forget your umbrella. afternoon showers and thunderstorms for philadelphia, the suburbs and into the lehigh valley. big warm up for each of these locations, cooler at the jersey shore. clouds will linger, 67 degrees in wildwood, just a chance of a shower.
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showers are more likely inland for haddonfield and glassboro, afternoon storms will affect delaware as well. temperatures warming into 70s later today. have a great day. this weekend, the delicious aroma of steaks and burgers will be filling in air in every neighborhood across america. >> that's the good news. the bad news, nearly 9,000 home fires are caused by grilling every year. on rossen reports live, we have tips on how to stay safe from jeff rossen. good morning. >> by the way, i don't have many friends, and this is the way i grill. the tie and an apron. >> always that apron. >> and this shirt and tie. >> always promoting yourself. >> you'll help us. >> yeah. >> you're starting out with this grill. >> a lot of us think, who is going to get hurt by grilling? 16,000 people a year go to the hospital from barbecue problems. obviously, memorial day is coming up next weekend. this is timely.
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first thing you want to do, we have the side of the house here. a lot of us, including at my house, you have the grill sort of against the house. get it out of the way. literally move it ten feet out. >> that far? >> is that the minimum? >> yes. flames can come out the back sometimes. they have caught homes on fire. you want it ten feet out. >> wow. >> next thing you want to do, make sure there are no gas leaks. do the soapy water test. come down to the -- see the propane tank? put the propane tank on. you want to spray the soapy water. soap and water in a thing here. >> what does it do? >> if it bubbles, you have a gas leak in the pipes. >> i've never done that. so smart. >> 15 seconds. you know if you have a leak. >> if you have a gas leak, don't use it. >> exactly. >> one other thing, too, what a lot of people do is they keep the lid closed while they ignite it. don't do that. the gas builds up. before you turn it on, you want to open the grill up, let the gas dissipate a little bit.
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it's still enough to ignite but not enough to create a fire ball. >> i didn't know you could start it with the lid down. >> all you have to do is that. >> oh. >> open the lid. here's the thing that i do a lot, which turns out is 100% wrong. you start ignites it and doesn't go, so you keep doing it? don't do it. if it doesn't ignite the first try, walk away three to five minutes with the lid up, then try again. >> what's here? >> how long can you keep the food out without making your guests sick? according to the usda, you can have food out like this outside for two hours. >> really? with mayo in it? >> yes, all good. >> longer than i thought. >> if it's over 90 degrees, if it's over 90, it drops to one hour. >> sun, shade? >> sun or shade, anything. 90 degrees out or more, bring it in. otherwise, two hours. these things for a couple
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dollars look great as hats, one. >> i was going to do it. >> you'd be lovely, dylan. like your derby hat. this protects it from bugs. those are just a couple dollars. it will help you grill safely this summer. >> i always thought if it had mayo in it, it was danger zone any length of time outside. >> same as other foods. you're good with the mayo for two hours under 90 degrees. by the way, you don't have to throw it out after two hours. bring it in and refrigerate it. the burgers, you can freeze them. >> when are you available to cook out for us? >> coming this weekend. memorial day. >> thank you, jeff. willie, what's next? >> oh. >> he has a pair of tv sisters from the hit netflix show, "grace and frankie." >> this is who i have right here. going to be amazing. it's coming up next. sorry i was late, ♪
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our next guests are supermodel actress and super hilarious comedian, who star in "grace and frankie." >> they play sisters brianna and mallory who don't always see eye to eye, especially when it comes to cancelling their father's wedding at the last minute. >> can't get the deposit but we can get the money back. >> we should play up the heart attack. the surgeon had to go in because they left a coke can inside. >> over the top. >> glass? >> is the rusurgeon a riverboat gambl gambler. >> you take the list. >> shouldn't you because they like you better? >> they'll be eager to get off the phone with you, so it'll go quicker. >> brutal but good point. more than i give you credit for. >> the just is show is renewed third season. we were discussing whether or not there should be spanks for
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men. >> yes, yes. >> i'm in. i'm not protested. >> if they exist, i'd wear them. >> they do. >> all right. >> we debated whether it's okay for men to wear lifts or heels. >> look, do i love the idea of a man in lifts? no. >> i do. >> i'm 5'9". >> it's not easy being a tall actress in this industry. >> okay. >> news flash, most of the actors are tiny. and male actors don't want to be on the apple boxes. >> no. >> we also want them to understand what we go through every day. you said, thank goodness you have the third season coming up because all of this beauty -- >> it costs a lot of money. $5 million you're looking at right now. i've been up since 1:00 in the morning. >> it's working. >> just getting ready. thank you. >> it's really working. it's really working. can i talk about the show? or spanks, is that more
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important? >> willie wants some. >> would you suggest your husband wear spanks? >> i want to see him in spanks, a lift. i want to see it. i do, and you should, too. i feel the responsibility should be equal. >> just so they know what it many feels like. >> just for a day. be me for a day. >> i can't breathe right now. >> human spanks. just hold me in. >> you guys have amazing chemistry. is this because you've been working on the show, these great characters? >> it's all fake. >> we do not like each other. no, you know, brooklyn and i met on the first season of the show. and, yes, naturally got along. both of us being supermodels was helpful because we had something -- >> commonality there. >> galavanting around every day, it was helpful. i'm a genius comedian. >> not everyone gets it. >> i don't like hanging out with
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anyone not a supermodel, so it works out well. it's really good. >> it does. it's very good. >> you do get to hang out with jane fonda and lily tomlin, which although not supermodels, might as well be. >> i would argue they are. >> i would say they are, too. >> you have supermodel status. >> you're? >> three for three. >> how cool is it to be on set with the two of them? >> incredible. >> humbling every day. there are moments we're sitting in the corner watching them work in awe. >> they're incredible. >> you're clearly pregnant in real life. >> no. i -- >> that's awkward. >> wow. >> i had dessert last night. is that what you're implying? >> that came out wrong. >> obviously. >> obviously. >> you're with child. >> i may be a little bloated, but no, i'm not pregnant.
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by the way, i truly learned to not ask people until like i see a baby coming out of them. it's what i need to see. >> you're not supposed to ask until you see a baby coming out? >> yeah. >> there it is. >> i completely agree with that. i've been nailed on that one. you learn your lesson once, and it's over. >> i saw it happen. i saw it happen. >> you sat down and said, how are you feeling? >> it was an open -ended -- >> that's code for are you pregnant? >> yes, and i'm feeling great. >> so glad. sorry, i tanked this interview. >> no, no. >> if you were pregnant, would you -- if you were pregnant, would it -- i mean, would you identify with your characters? anybody have children at this table? >> we have like six fictional
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and real -- five and a half -- six and a half children. >> i can't follow this. >> between the two of us on and off the show. >> it is confusing. >> it is confusing. even the crew is like, wait, you were pregnant -- it's confusing for all of us. i can't keep up. i'm not pregnant but sometimes i feel like it. >> why do you look it though? >> don't have the spanks. >> how can you not watch this show? >> the best. the best ever. brooklyn and june and spanks. thank you, all. babies, maybe. i don't know. and heels. season two of "grace and frankie." this is why they got season three. currently streaming on netflix. binge watch. coming up, the only steak recipe you'll ever need. once you seat it, people will think you're pregnant. it's okay. the most delicious recipe for your memorial day think fixing your windshield is a big hassle? not with safelite.
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this week on today food, we'll be firing up the grill to get you ready for your summer cookouts. today, we're making the perfect steak with scott, a chef here in new york city. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> what are we making? >> a steak with sauce. traditionally, it's in the south of italy, naples, serve it with grilled fish. i kind of like the acidity of it. this is what we're doing. we have some extra virgin olive oil. this is our version of it, so to speak. carmelize this garlic. we're going to add the crushed red pepper. parsley and capers. we're going to cook that together. it really develops that flavor nicely. >> how long is that? >> it's going to take about three and a half to four minutes or so. really low temperature, maybe a little longer. just make sure it's nice and
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brown like that. capers, the crushed red peppers, it's a little spicy, acidic. >> beautiful. >> then we come here. we have a little oregano. add chopped parsley, oregano, lemon zest. lemon juice, as well. we like the nice, bright acidity. >> why do you like this steak? >> first of all, it's known for flavor, not necessarily the tenderness. if you cut it the right way. i like a lot of salt on my steak. >> what do you do first? >> we forgot that step. we marinated it in a -- >> here we are. >> it's only 9:00 a.m. we marinated with herbs, olive oil and it rested overnight. super hot grill. that's the key to a great steak. we want to sear the exterior of
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it. >> how good is this, ladies, by the way? >> amazing. >> we cut this against the grain. nice, sharp knife. >> that's tender. >> that's where the tenderness comes from. >> so good. >> then we simply put it on a platter with the beautiful sauce. >> beautiful. >> loving it. >> the lemon is bright. >> it's different. >> we're going to eat this now. today.com/food for the recipe. click on the grilling tab. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. i'm tracy davidson. let's get your forecast from nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. looking at conditions where you live. >> things are warming up nicely depending on where you are. sunshine is bright in philadelphia and to the north and west but still tracking showers and clouds across delaware, coming to an end for now into new jersey. 60 degrees in lehigh valley. look at the sunshine. still a few clouds in the suburbs and philadelphia at 64 degrees. warming to the 70s this
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afternoon but keep an eye on the sky. i'm expecting showers and thunderstorms to develop later today. now check the roads first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. how are they looking? >> we're starting to lighten up. some delays on the schuylkill expressway near the conshohocken curve. just a little increase from the in the street to the blue. typically a 12 minute trip. add five or ten noirns drive on the schuylkill. brood street between 95 and oregon avenue construction until 4:00 p.m. philadelphia police are looking for the people behind a home invasion rockaway beach in roxborough overnight. investigators said three or four mesquited men went into the home on domino lane took money and a cell phone before take off. upper darby police have arrested the man responsible for taking pictures up a woman's skirt at the pretzel factory on may 10th.
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