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the federal reserve wanted to raise interest rates. is that now on hold, do you think, in light of what's happening in global markets and things now looking more volatile? >> that would be the common sense position. the federal reserve, people out there haven't articulated such a position and we don't know until the federal reserve meets in september. you and i would agree and matt would agree that's the wrong thing to do in the face of what's going on. the federal reserve was silent yesterday. the chief janet yellen didn't speak -- hardly reassuring which is why i don't think the selling is necessarily over. but you are getting a good day at least at the open. >> sit tight, jim. we'll check in with. thank you very much. >> we'll watch the numbers on the screen carefully. also in politics, new signs this morning that vice president joe biden is inching closer to jumping into the presidential race. that would pose an interesting dilemma for president obama. let's head to the white house
and national correspondent peter alexander. what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning. aides within the white house have said the vice president earned the right to take all the time he needs to consider a 2016 run. overnight one senior democratic source tells cnn president obama gave biden his blessing at the weekly lunch yesterday to go for it if he wants to. a spokesperson for biden says sources are just speculating anything about. this morning the buzz about a possible biden bid is building. the latest leak that the vice president will reportedly huddle privately with top democratic donors at his residence after labor day, adding with the drum beat that began with his not so secret weekend lunch with elizabeth warren. who would the president back -- his vice president or former secretary of state? josh ernest said the president respects and admires clinton but heaped praise on biden. >> there is probably no one in
american politics today who has a better understanding of what's required to mount a successful national presidential candidate. >> reporter: later adding to the intrigue. >> i wouldn't rule out the possibility of an endorsement at the democratic primary. >> reporter: what would a biden-clinton showdown look like? they have parted ways on national security. secretary of state clinton pushed for more aggressive military action in afghanistan, libya and syria while biden was more cautious. the biggest split -- the osama bin laden raid. clinton said she pushed for it. biden acknowledged he initially thought it was too big of a gamble. >> if they did get into the race together you could see this becoming a defining point on judgment on presidential judgment. >> those messages disappear all by themselves. >> reporter: meantime republicans aren't letting up on clinton today releasing a video mocking her handle of the e-mail controversy.
she's leaving her hamptons vacation tomorrow for a swing through the midwest. first stop -- iowa. biden met with two of obama's most trusted advisers last night. there is a piece of good news for bide . only a small percentage of obama's top fundraisers from 2012 have committed to bundling large sums of money for the clinton campaign. matt? >> take me back to the press briefing room yesterday. what was the feeling among the press corps when josh ernest went so far in describing the biden? >> reporter: it was obvious josh biden. he had notes and heaped praise on biden himself. i spoke to several people very close to the president and vice president last night who said there is great affection for the vice president here at the white house right now. him. a lot of them want to see he ends a storied career on a high note.
they have anxiety that he could end up losing. >> peter, thank you very much. no accidents in what's said up there. that's for sure. now to the republicans in the bitter rivalry between jeb bush and donald trump. it is intensifying. a familiar issue is front and center in the war of words. chris jansing is in texas with the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. i'm at the epicenter of the escalating immigration fight. the border between the u.s. and mexico. jeb bush came to south texas to punch back hard against donald trump. a new strategy. to prove to skeptical republican voters he's tough enough to beat the billionaire front-runner. jeb bush in his home state of texas, taking shots at donald trump over his promise to buildle a beautiful wall. >> you have to have a much deeper strategy than just building a fence. >> reporter: hours before, trump had launched a preemptive strike. >> bush attacked me in a modest way.
person. when he attacks, he attacks with low energy. >> reporter: trump's trouncing up. >> this is ludicrous. >> reporter: a more combative bush, speaking in both languages about his use of a term some anchor baby. >> we need to take a step back and chill out a little bit as it relates to the political >> reporter: that sounded like trump and so did this. >> you may want to read my book "immigration wars" which i published four years ago. >> president obama, secretary of state kerry, i think you should read this book. >> reporter: while bush was meeting with local officials, trump was posting this video. >> would you like to see him run? >> no. i really don't. it is a great country with a lot of great families. there are other people out there that are very qualified. we have had enough bushes. >> i wonder if you have seen the
instagram of your mother when she said we have had enough. >> i don't follow the instagram feed from donald trump. >> reporter: as bush and trump touted differences, hillary clinton put out her own ad, gleefully suggesting they are just alike. >> most of the other candidates are just trump without the pizzazz or the hair. >> reporter: this morning nbc news said the bush campaign is cost cutting. they say the fund-raising is going well, but clearly the un unexpected staying power of donald trump has forced all the republicans to reconsider that this might be a longer, tougher and more expensive campaign than first anticipated. matt, savannah? >> chris jansing, thank you. >> in the meantime, the racing world is in mourning. a popular indycar justin wilson died a day after he was struck in the head by debris from
another driver's crash. craig melvin has the latest on that. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. we are at pocono raceway where the tragic accident happened two days ago. justin wilson was 6'4", the tallest driver in the sport. he was also quite soft-spoken. this morning the racing community and fellow drivers are all remembering this gentle giant whose life was cut short far too soon. tributes are pouring in for late indycar driver justin wilson. >> great guy. one of the few if only guys who was a friend among everyone in the paddock. >> reporter: his family calling him a loving father and devoted husband to his wife julia and their daughters. his younger brother stephan tweeting i often told him, i just want to grow up to be half the man he is as that will make me a pretty good man. >> justin's elite ability to
drive a race car was matched by his kindness, character and humility. >> reporter: the 37-year-old england native died monday night, one day after crashing at pocono raceway. the fatal chain of events started when another driver crashed into the wall. seconds later, the nose cone, a heavy piece of debris from the front of the other car struck wilson's head as he drove by. >> if that's the nose of the car, that's a very thick, heavy object. >> into the wall goes justin wilson. >> medical teams rushed to treat him but he entered a coma. leigh diffey called the race. >> he understands how the game works. i'll really miss him. >> reporter: wilson's tragic
death is the second in indycar in four years. fellow british driver dan weldon died of severe head injuries during a 2011 race. mario andretti spoke out about the safety of the sport just before wilson's crash. >> the sport actually, i'm knocking on wood, but we have reached a point that it's as safe as you could make it. on the other side it's a work in progress. >> reporter: justin wilson was well liked, well respected, he was one of the most popular drivers in this sport. here's the thing about indycar driving, it is very dangerous. the cockpits are open, the helmets are exposed, the cars frequently approach speeds of about 200 miles per hour. the last race of the season is this weekend. after that, lots of folks think attention will turn to how they can make the sport just a little safer. >> craig, thank you very much. that piece of debris could have
landed anywhere and unfortunately landed in the worst possible place. >> absolutely. so sad to read the headline. meantime, we are learning more about what's next for the heroes who stopped a gunman from attacking a crowded train to paris. a fifth passenger is being praised for his bravery that day. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. there were smiles all around here when alek skarlatos and spender stone arrived today. spencer is getting a medical evaluation and he's expected to recover from the bad gash on his hand. another american is improving in a hospital in france. a man whose bravery nearly cost him his life. [ applause ] >> reporter: a hero's welcome. an impromptu honor guard. more than 200 airmen and their
families cheering them on as more details emerge about the bravery of another train passenger, french-american mark moogalian who confronted the attack, tried to warn passengers and was shot. his wife telling the story on french radio. [ speaking french ] . >> he looked at me and said, i'm hit. i saw the blood. i was so scared he was going to die. the bullet went through mark's back and out his neck. spencer stone, his thumb almost severed, kept mark alive. >> found what i thought to be the artery, pushed down and the bleeding stopped. i said thank god, held that position until the paramedics got there. >> reporter: mark's sister paying tribute. >> it was overwhelming, one, to realize our brother was shot and we almost lost him. to realize what he did, how he stepped in without even giving it a thought, we couldn't be more proud.
>> reporter: moogalian, recovering in a french hospital, will also receive a medal of honor. the tributes keep pouring in. a possible parade in sacramento. another medal for spencer stone. stone was in an air force medical operations unit. matt, he was trained in trauma care. right person, right place, right time. matt? >> kelly, thank you very much. >> right character as well. >> no question about it. to tamron now. something happening on a college campus making people shake their >> absolutely. good morning, everyone. a fraternity at old dominion has been suspended over sexually suggestive banners hanging from an off campus house. jacob rascon has the story. >> reporter: welcome signs aren't unusual this time of year. many find these banners downright offensive, asking parents to drop off their
freshman daughters for a good time sad adding go ahead and drop off mom, too. banners call one a daughter day care adding, dads, we'll take it from here. >> we're not trying to cause havoc or anything or stir up trouble. we're having a good time. >> seems condescending to say they are going to be the babysitters as if we need someone to watch over us. >> reporter: social media erupted with responses like that odu frat proved that college doesn't make all boys smarter. the president of old dominion said there is zero tolerance for sexual assault and harassment. >> the actions taken by a few individuals this week do not represent the position of the university. >> reporter: the sigma nu national fraternity suspended the local chapter calling the banners derogatory and demeaning after the back to school prank that failed to make anyone feel welcome.
jacob rascon, nbc news. >> a utah woman is in jail accused of driving the wrong way on a freeway and leading police on a chase. the suv made a u-turn to drive in the right direction. a state trooper attempted a pit maneuver to stop the vehicle. the back bumper of the vehicle is ripped off, but she kept driving. they try again. this time they flip the suv. officials say the woman got out and tried to hijack other vehicles. eventually she was taken into custody. police say she was high on drugs breakdown. more on the impact of the volatile stock market. the starbucks ceo says to be nicer to customers after the dow tumbled nearly 1500 points in three daydays. in a memo he said customers may
experience increased levels of anxiety and concern. a 10-year-old boy lost in the utah wilderness for 29 hours is safe and has been reunited with his family. a helicopter carried him to the open arms of loved ones monday afternoon. sunday he was camping with his dad and siblings when he wandered off to look for wild mushrooms and got lost. when it got dark he use a makeshift shelter of rocks to shield himself from the elements. rescuers spotted him from a helicopter five miles from where he was last seen. of course he was hungry and tired but otherwise, as you see there, he's doing okay this morning. pretty scary situation for the family and for little malakai. >> very open arms. >> thank you. al is back with a check of the weather. >> thanks, guys. the tropics are active. look at the southern most large island in japan.
this typhoon is causing flooding, high winds, waves from 10 to 12 inches of rain as it continues the trek west. closer to home we are watching the tropical atlantic start to get active. we've got remnants of danny hanging around. we've also now got tropical storm erika and another wave coming offshore of africa. let's focus on erika and give you the latest. 45 miles per hour winds. moving west at 20. it's booking at a good clip. as it continues its travels to the west we'll watch what happens with this. tuesday, it becomes a tropical storm. then by friday it's over puerto rico. by saturday, a category one storm. by sunday morning approaching the bahamas. we'll watch this extremely closely as we get into the beginning of next week.
we'll get to your good morning, everyone. tracking some rain earlier this morning. right now, pretty quiet on storm tracker. very muggy. loss of humidity. we have heavy downpours later this morning and bring your umbrella to be on the safe side. going for a high temperature of 86. scattered storms early afternoon and we're drying out for the evening commute.
and that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. prosecutors set to wrap cases as early as today at the rape trial of a former student of an elite prep school. coming up, how testimony from the suspect's friends and his own list of girls to allegedly pursue could impact the case. >> and on rossen reports, the new tool that could end the dangerous and sometimes controversial police pursuit. we'll show you how it works but
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it's 7:26 on this tuesday, august 25th. good morning, i'm michael gargiulo. we're learning in two hours from now whether wall street will react badly or well to another drop in the asian markets. news 4 katherine creag joins us for more details. >> it created worries at first. almost all the asian markets finished down. u.s. futures are up, european markets up as well. you are looking at what happened yesterday. within the first few minutes of the opening bell, the dow plunged more than 1,000 points. by the end of the trading day, the dow finished close to down 600 points. for the regular investor, don't touch your money and let it stay put and at least buy low. >> let's take a look at the morning commute. >> we have an accident out there on the cross island parkway, this is southbound out by northern boulevard.
the two lanes are shut count with that accident. very heavy delays in both directions. then heading over to the belt parkway, we still have that accident with a fuel spill, delays back to ocean parkway. >> thanks. we'll be right back with rafael's forecast. good morning, everyone. very muggy out there on this tuesday morning. 76 degrees. scattered storms a possibility as we head throughout the morning and the afternoon. 86. the mugginess is finally got
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one fine day you're gonna want me f r your girl >> it's august 25, 2015, 7:30 on a tuesday morning. it's "oneotine y" oe'n the plaza as we get ready for a live performance from the great carole king. >> let's look at what's making headlines this morning. another nervous day on wall street following monday's wild roller coaster ride. the dow eventually closed down 588 points, the eighth worst one-day decline ever. >> indycar driver justin wilson has died from the head injury he sufficiented when he was hit in the head by debris during sunday's race. he was just 37. >> some of the world's most
popular beaches are closed today. heavy rain, flash flooding, half a million gallon sewage spill near the waikiki beaches. >> e in the meantime, a key day at the trial of a former prep school student accused of sexually assaulting a younger classmate. the prosecution could rest, clearing the way for the defense to call their client to the stand. nbc's gabe gutierrez has been in the court since the trial started.ht gabe, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. all along the defense insisted that owen labrie never had sex with his accuser. here, uncomfortable testimony from several of his former schoolmates who told a different story. toetday, prosecutors could wrap up their case against 19-year-old owen labrie after four of his classmates testified he left
them believing he did have sex. a what was the message he conveyed? >> certain y a smile. i left under the impression hat they did have sex. >> he eventually toldlee in his words that he had [ bleep ] her. >> what does that word mean to you? >> i assume it would mean they had sexual relations. >> reporter: one classmate, a minor, said labrie was more direct. >> there was a private conversation between me and owen where i asked him if they had sex which he told me they did. >> reporter: labrie pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and other charges telling police he never had intercourse with e girl. one of the nation's most elite boarding schools now und scoot any and testimony details the senior salute. st. paul's said the allegations aren't emblematic of the school but the dean said he learned of the senior salute in spring o 2013.
>> were you familiar with the practice or what was involved in practicing of the senior salute? yes. >> reporter: prosecutors alleged laevbrie was plotting the encounter with the 15-year-old freshman for months on a list of girls he wanted to pursue or slay, her name was in capital letters. labrie's attorney said crude messages to his friends don't mean labrie is guilty. >> his statements have been typical teenage statements in my view. with all the immaturity, impeysrfections, uncertainties that are reflected in teenagers. >> reporter: jay carney said his client plans to testify. that could happen as early as today. but probably tomorrow. in fact, he could be the only witness the defense calls to the stand. matt and savannah, this entire case could hang on his words. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you very much.
let's bring in the "today" legal ananalyst lisa bloom. let's start with owen labrie terylling police he dodn't have sex with the under aged student yet the prosecution called four former friends of his. they all say he either told them he had sex with her or he led em to believe he had sex with her. how damning is that to the defense? >> his friends, as a group of them and it is consistent with his allegedly saying to her afterwards, are you on birth control and her asking about co ndom use. >> is it typical with teen behavior where guys often brag about things they didn't do or embellish the facts? >> sure. of course. there is other evidence also to corroborate that. >> on the flip side this is a case of contradictions and the prosecution has to face the weaknesses in her account. the fact she did send back a
flattering text after the encounter, she laughed uncomfortably, told a school nurse the sex was consensual. how do you deal with that? even if you believele the that? >> i think her inconsistencies are more significant legally speaking. the prosecution has the burden of proof. she's not believed there can't be a conviction. >> we were sheing the alleged victim remained in court during the testimony of the four young men and had to listen to accounts of this alleged sexual i encounter in sometimes demeaning language. there? >> she has the right to be there and decided to be there. she's been very emotional in court. you have to wonder if it has an effect on the jury. ultimately, i think they have a against this young man. as to the forcible rape, more serious charges that's a tough one. >> the prosecution may res today and the defense is potentially calynling just one
witness, the defendant himself. is that a sensible strategy? i guess the case comes down to his story and credibility. what if jurors think, that's all they've got? >> that's right. but most of the witnesses have been called already by the prosecution. i don't know who else is left. all eyes on him. this is a young man, very intelligent, was admitted to or hard, watchff the entire trial. i'm guessing he'll do a good job. >> 11 men, three women on the jury. how might gender impact the verdict? >> a lot of people -- prosecutors say they prefer to have men on the jury in a rape case. women are more tough on other women. i don't know if that's true or not. i think it comes down to the facts and the evidence. unfortunately the accuser's credibility and she's got some tough issues that came out in cross-examination. >> lisa, thank you very much. >> let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> thank you very much. we are watching changeable
weather along the eastern seaboard. marginal risk of strong storms to the east. a stronger risk in new england of hail, wind gusts and cloud to ground lightning. we'll be watching this. you can see showers and thunderstorms racing up, off and through into new england. as the day wears on and we have a front pushing through, we'll see drier air. showers and thunderstorms fire up into new england. that's the worst of it. then we m ve on through with cooler conditions. as you look at the rest of today, we expect a gorgeousrday throughout the gulf coast. breezy conditions around the fwrax. downright chilly into the good morning, everyone. hazy sunshine out there right now. mug good start to your tuesday. cold front is right around the tristate, we're dealing with a chance of scattered showers throughout the morning and afternoon. mile right now. 76 degrees.
up to 81 by lumpling time and it gets a little better later on this evening. down so low 67 tonight. morrow, 85 and sunny with low humidity. go to the weather channel on cable, weather.com online. savannah? >> thank you. coming up, disturbing fallout tied to the ashley madison hack. what police are saying about alleged cases of suicide linked to the data dump. plus -- >> good morning. i'm jeff rosen. we have seen high speed dangerous police chases but there is a new gadget that could be a game changer, a device that shoots out of the police car. look at this. fire. it actually flies onto the suspect's car. how this could help it's a long day and sometimes, an even longer night. helping with homework before doing your own. and you may think no one notices... but she does.
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crashing into several cars. and in california, this suspect missing bystanders after crashing into a sidewalk cafe. more than 300 people killed. thousands injured every year in police chases. but now police departments across the country are starting to use a new high tech tool. this palm-sized gps tracker called star chase. how does it work? >> this is the gps tracker. it is shot from the front grill of a patrol car down here. >> reporter: shoots out of here. >> sticks to the suspect's vehicle and we begin tracking in real time. >> reporter: no chase needed. >> no chase needed. shot. i will drive in my car playing the suspect while the police officers chase me and shoot the gps tracker on me to see if they can find me. right away the two officers try to pull me over. >> i have one refusing to stop. >> reporter: i try to get away, but not before they tag me. >> tagged. >> they stopped chasing me.
if they shot the tracker on my car, i have no idea. i didn't feel anything. i didn't see anything. >> reporter: meanwhile the officers are pulled over, sitting on the side of the road, tracking my every move on their laptops. >> the vehicle is westbound. >> reporter: i drive down winding road s s. going to make a right here. making several turns. >> the officers have no idea where i am or where i'm going. not even my producer knows. i come to a stop in this neighborhood. let me get out of the car here. you can see we are at the dead end of a suburban street. no one here. no one up there. me and the car. will the comes comele down the road to find me? we'll see. >> he's probably two miles away. we have tracked him to the end of this subdivision. >> the vehicle has stopped. let's get him. >> reporter: within minutes they find me. >> look at this. and they have me. that's incredible. how long did it take you? >> from the location, probably three minutes. >> if i were a suspect you would have me. >> absolutely.
>> reporter: and no dangerous police chase. >> not at all. nobody got hurt on our side and the general public is safe. >> reporter: and you have your man. >> he's in custody. we got him. >> reporter: the company that makes it, star chase, says the technology can save lives. it is in place in more than 20 police departments from florida to arizona to texas. they say more to come this year. guys? >> wow. >> we have four thumbs-up here. we like this. >> remember when jeff was on the diet. she could put it on jeff and know if he went to taco bell. >> how many people want to see jeff shot with one? how great would that be? >> we love you, jeff. >> we love you. seriously. coming up on trending, in this health-crazed world why are experts telling some men to avoid salad? >> million dollar mishap. a little boy who learned a costly lesson about watching
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restore the painting. it's actually covered by insurance. this video has racked up half a million views on youtube. no word on what he was drinking but he was able to finish his drink. >> are you allowed to have drinks in the museum? >> i wouldn't think so. >> do you want charges filed? >> numerous charges. >> wow. >> like a farmer's insurance commercial. >> thank you. >> all right. coming up, surviving the slump. we'll talk about the best ways to protect your money given the jitters on wall street.
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thursday and friday, a little warmer. today show, arc tor -- actor pierce brosnan talks about his newest thriller called "no escape." we'll be back in a half hour. see you then. my name is amanda and i smoked while i was pregnant. my baby was born two months early and weighed only three pounds. this is the view i had of her in the nicu. my tip to you is speak into the opening so your baby can hear you better.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> i came in from bergen county just to hear carole king. >> happy birthday national park service! >> we came from clinton county, illinois. hi, mom and dad. >> hi. we're on the "today" show. >> good morning, everyone. 8:00 on this tuesday, the 25th of august, 2015. the waning days of august. wrangler is here ready for a liver treat. >> there you go. >> somebody tweeted me, matt, give the dog the treat already. he's staring at you. >> speaking of treats we have creative food hacks for breakfast, lunch and dinner to save you time now that the kids
are headed back to school. >> that's katie quinn with interesting ones this morning. first tamron is here for natalie with a check of the top stories. good morning. >> good morning. anxious eyes on wall street after monday's wild ride that ended with a 588-point nose dive by the dow. the market downturn pegged largely to an economic slowdown in china. stock there is town for a fourth straight day but they rebounded in other asian markets and europe. speculation that joe biden may ent er the presidential race is being fanned by the white house press secretary. monday josh ernest said there is probably no one in american politics who has a better understanding of what's required to mount a successful presidential campaign. biden's spokeswoman down played a report that president obama gave biden his blessing to run. meantime hillary clinton is
tomorrow for a swing through the midwest. jeb bush took on donald trump during a visit on monday to a texas city. bush called the plan to build a massive fence to seal the mexican border unrealistic. he said a much deeper strategy is needed to fix the immigration system. earlier trump launched a preemptive strike calling bush a low energy person. the hacking of a website for extramarital affairs led to embarrassment, concerns about blackmail and now reports of suicide. the fallout from the ashley madison scandal turned tragic as two alleged cases of suicide have reportedly been linked to last week's massive information released from the website. >> as of this morning, we have two unconfirmed reports of suicides associated because of the leak of ashley madison's customer profiles. >> officials spoke about the personal impact of the scandal
that's affected nearly 37 million ashley madison users. >> you have to understand, people. the social impact behind this leak. we are talking about families. we are talking about their children. we now have hate crimes as a result of this. there are so many things happening. >> the company behind ashley madison is offering a $378,000 reward for information leading to those responsible. while toronto police is offering tough talk to the hackers s s involved in the growing scandal. >> i want to make it clear. your actions are illegal. we will not tolerate it. this is your wake up call. >> ashley madison's parent company avid media said it is confident the investigation will lead to arrests and convictions. an american runner provides our latest teachable moment on the hazards of celebrating too early. molly huddle thought she had
clinched the bronze medal in the 10,000 meter race in beijing but raised her arms a half step too early. her teammate surged past to capture third place. huddle later said it is going to take a long time to get over that. oh, look at that. over to you. >> so sad. thank you very much. anyone with money invested in the stocks, the headlines out of wall street are scary. a 588-point loss on monday. the eighth worst single day decline in the history of the markets. on the heels of a 530-point fall on friday. your money? sharon epperson is cnbc's senior good morning. >> good morning. >> it's cyclical, these things happen every four years. if you've got money in the market, this is gut wrenching. >> it is gut wrenching, particularly for people who are near retirement, in retirement watching account balances go down or concerned it will happen.
it's a scary time. it is something that's a natural process in the market. >> jim cramer likes to say no one has made a dime by panicking. what's your advice for people? what should they do today? >> first review what you have. you have. do your research. if you don't have a plan, that's a problem. if you do have a plan you need to stay the course. figure out what your goals are. how much risk you can stomach in this market. and then stay on that plan. >> a lot of people aren't picking up the phone to a broker and buying specific stocks. they have 401(k) plans. they have i.r.a.s. what should they know? that's how they are invested in the market. >> they need to know what they are invested in. this is a great wake-up call for people who haven't checked the 401(k) to find out what the different investments are and looked at the mutual funds to see what they are holding and how they are diversified. that's the word we say in the markets that helps people. make sure you have a little bit of everything. that will help you when stocks start to slide.
>> are the real estate markets impacted by this if you are trying to buy or sell a house? >> when you look at where mortgage rates are as opposed to where they were a month ago we have seen it slide below 4%. a lot of people think this may be a time to buy or refinance. this is a good time to do it. others say, if i'm feeling poor in my investment portfolio, i don't know if i want to do anything. >> the take away, sharon, is what, as we continue to watch the crazy numbers on wall street? >> review what you have. portfolio. good time to buy things cheaply. look at whether you want to do a roth conversion to your i.r.a. you can talk to your tnl adviser. you will pay less tax if your balance is lower. look at what you can do in terms of other tax advantage ways to save money if you are using the losses you have seen to offset gains you have had. we have had a great run-up. this is the time to look at those opportunities. great time to talk to a
financial adviser, a professional to calm you down. it's not time to panic. >> something about you calms me down which is good. >> that's good. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. >> sure. >> up next, using iced tea to crown the most honest city in america? we'll explain. plus, raw emotions on display. the couples retreat that takes couples out of their comfort zone to hopefully bring them together. and carole king performs with t you owned your car for four years. you named it brad. you loved brad. and then you totaled him. you two had been through everything together. two boyfriends. three jobs. you're like "nothing can replace brad!" then liberty mutual calls. and you break into your happy dance. if you sign up for better car replacement, we'll pay for a car that's a model year newer with 15,000 fewer miles than your old one. see car insurance in a whole new light. liberty mutual insurance. does your makeup remover
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kicking off with a little myth busting. what do you hear about water? what do we say on the show? >> eight glasses a today. >> and we all feel guilty and depressed that we don't. guess what. it's a myth. we are free from it. good-bye, glasses. >> yes. the "new york times" said there is no science to back it up. there is no proof that drinking water keeps your skin healthy and wrinkle-free. good-bye, water. >> where did this come from? >> there was a study in 1945 that it came out of. but it doesn't hurt you. >> no, no. it's hard to drink eight glasses of that size of water every day. >> how much do you think you get? >> maybe two or three. if i work out, four. >> you feel like you're in bladder training. gradually work your way up. they say coffee counts as water though it's ees 's caffeine and some of the food has a lot of water. >> fruits and vegetables. >> can i have one? it's making me thirsty.
>> there you go. never mind. here's a question for the ladies on the panel. say you're on a first date. you go to a restaurant with a guy and he orders a salad. >> like as the entree? >> no. >> that's all he's getting? >> like a chef salad. >> that makes me feel guilty because i probably ordered a filet and he's getting a salad. >> what do you think of him? >> i think he's not a tough guy. >> a little bit wussy. >> go figure. apparently guys skip the salads. women find it bore and wimpy according to a new survey that says what you order can make or break the first date. other tips for guys. always pick up the check. at least for the first date. women like that. for women, order hands-on food. burgers, ribs, corn on the cob, things like that. guys like it. >> you added corn on the cob. >> guys like it when you're
willing to get messy. >> i feel like back in my dating life 300 years ago i wouldle get a salad. like, oh, no, i couldn't possibly. >> but you're ale woman. >> guys like that. >> that's what i learned. >> i'm single. going in for the burger and -- >> of course. >> if you're picking up the check the guy loves that. i'll have the iceberg. >> don't go for the surf and turf. >> all right. how honest do you think your community is? the makers of honest tea set up stands and asked people to donate a dollar if they took a bottle. everything was on the honor system. the question was, who did the right thing? nobody was looking. the city of atlanta. congratulations. people there left a dollar 100% of the time. >> there's a shock. >> washington, d.c. people actually took money out of the box. seriously. other interesting note.
women and those with brown hair were the most honest. the least honest -- bald people. >> yep. >> what about bald people who once had brown hair? >> good. >> owen wilson opens up about a family struggle and a big anniversary for the boss, bruce dylan? >> owen wilson sharing the news that his father is battling alzheimer's disease. willie sat down with owen to talk about "no escape" and asked about his father's condition. >> it's, you know, bad luck and just a really terrible disease. but the good luck is that, you know, he's at home. he's with people that love him. >> he's a giant figure to you and your brothers. i have heard you talk about him before. >> huge. i didn't study acting. i didn't even finish college. my dad used to have the joke that he was the charter member of the 3970 club which stood for three sons, nine high schools,
seven colleges, zero degrees. >> you may not have the diplomas but i bet he's proud. >> my dad still keep it is ticket stub in his wallet of "bottlerocket" our first movie. dad was proud of us. >> sounds like he has nice memories. you can see more of the interview with owen thursday in the 9:00 hour. in the next half hour pierce brosnan will be here for the same movie. these days we are all obsessed with smartphones but 20 years ago it was all about microsoft windows 95. the cutting edge operating system was released this week in 1995. check out this throwback promo video. it's jennifer aniston and matthew perry getting a tour of bill gates's office and a lesson on his computer. could it be any more '90s than this? >> so this is bill gates's computer. that's like using wayne gretzky's hockey stick.
>> oddly enough, none of it seems to rub off. >> i meant for her to sit at the keyboard. want to take a little backlit drive-thru the road through the microsoft network? i will keep both hands on the keyboard i promise. >> smooth. i think i have to go with no. >> this video came out a year after "friends" premiered and proves the internet was obsessed even back in 1995. for a lot of people the world changed 40 years ago today and music hasn't been the same since. what happened? take a listen. baby, we were born to run >> yes. it was august 25, 1975 that bruce stringstein released "born to run," his album that took him from promising artist to legend. it landed him on the covers of
time and newsweek in the same week. >> wouldn't it be cool to have one of the original albums. i would love it. maybe like this one? signed by springsteen? >> you're like that kid. >> how did that find its way in here. >> yes, hello? oh, yes, we hate him, too. >> one of my favorite possessions right there. >> my mom went to high school with bruce springsteen. she was a couple years younger. >> you have been story topped. >> does she have one of those? >> i think -- >> signed her yearbook. >> really? i have a picture with him at the stone pony. >> i have been to the stone pony. >> i have a go bag in case of the zombie apocalypse.
>> i have bruce's phone number. >> i will end this. al, please do the weather. >> i'm sorry. anyway, let's see what's going on. right now we are keeping an eye on erika. that's right. 840 miles east of the leeward islands. 45 miles per hour winds moving west at 20. if you look at the track it will move relatively quickly. it passed the lesser antilles into the caribbean. by monday it's just around the bahamas. this one bears watching. that's a good morning, everyone. very muggy out there on this tuesday morning. temperatures in the 70s. high humidity. sunshine today. also a chance for a few spotty showers and storms. have your umbrella to be on the safe side. best chance of rain, late morning, early afternoon, drying out eventually from west to east throughout the day. high 86 degrees. overnight down to 67. turning less muggy. skies clear setting us up for a beautiful day tomorrow.
wednesday, your day. sunshine. 85 degrees, and low humidity. and that's your -- hi, bruce? you want dylan's mother's phone number? okay. >> sounds like he may have it already. i don't know. t today two of th summer of secrets this heweek. >> this morning we have an flinching look at marri e and what it takes for some couples to stay together. andrea canning has more. good morning. >> good morning. weh!icked off the series reminding you communication is the key to a happy marriage. that's exactly the cornerstone of an intense three-day program called couples retreat. i was a fly on the wall of the boot camp for emotions a it was brutal at times. it can work to repair and restore even the worst marriages. over the next few days, you wille meet four struggling couples. for some it's their last chance. it is an intense weekend. >> welcome to the couples retreat. >> reporter: dedicated to helping couples revive rocky relationships.
>> this is not therapy. all right? this is n interactive program that's going to cause you to get uncomfortable. >> reporter: tina conkin, the founder of couples retreat said in 20 plus years running the program her success rate is over 80%. she uses what she calls an r-3 factor -- reveal, rewrite, renew. >> the reveal is really recognizing that you can't change or heal what you don't reveal. the rewrite is seeing it from different glasses. renew is makin it etter te n it was before. >> reporter: what's the one thing you do on this retreat that you think can really get the spark back? >> it's compassion. >> reporter: masie and pat are here to repair two years of betrayal. >> we were engaged for the last year. we are currently separated. i wasn't looking for a resolution. i didn't want to do anything
like this. iot kind of just feel shut down. he's a complete fraud. >> thank you. pat, what's she talking about? what did you do? >> my name is patrick. what i did is i have been dishonest with her. >> are you owning that? >> yes, i am. >> that's not her saying that? >> no. i started a relationship on a lie. i told her that i could have kids when i can't. that was a major lie. when that came out, it was devastating. i knew it. i have since spawned other lies. >> now you have three kids that are aware that this is falling apart. >> her daughter is living with us. her daughter loves me and this definitely affected her daughter. >> what are you crying for? stand up. you were numb and now you're -- >> my daughter -- i just failed her.
again. >> pat, what are you willing to do? >> i'm willing to change myself. not for her, but just for myself. to be a better person. >> reporter: conkin asked the couples to look at how their own history affects their current relationships. they rate their relationship, write their own eulogy and have their partner read it. they stare without speak ing into each other's eyes. there is fun thrown in. >> reporter: but for masie as days go on, the emotions sit at the surface. in a forgiveness exercise she has a hard time accepting pat's apology. >> i know forgiveness is for me, not for him. i feel like it's condoning everything he did. >> forget about him. he let you down.
>> yes. i betrayed myself and i betrayed ed my daughter. >> can you forgive yourself for that? >> i don't know. >> would you cry right now if you got hit by a bus and died? really? why? you don't want to wish him well. that tells me you want him to feel pain. >> he owes you. >> he can't die because he owes you? >> i can't wish him well because he owes me. >> if he tied you would be sad? >> yes. why? gu >> because i love him. >> hard to watch. >> it is really hard to watch. >> intense. >> they are still together.
they're working on it. >> you're going to have more examples of other couples going through the program. >> three more couples. it's an emotional detox. >> thank you. up next, we'll liven things up with live look on the george washin son bridge. it's 8:26 n this tuesday, august 25th. good morning. i'm michael gargiulo.
police investigating a carjacking in little ferry, new jersey. it happened an hour ago on bergen turnpike. the victim driving a dodge charger. looking to are four men, two armed ahandguns. in westchester county, a body found by a jogger along route 133 yesterday morning. an autopsy shoedws the man was stabbed multiple times. the victim had no identification on him. believed to be a person between 40 and 60 years old. the morning commute. re's aurenup with that. hey, michael. an accident on the manhattanbound brooklyn bridge blocking a lane on the span and on the l.i.e., disabled vehicle. two others, one northbound on the cross island by the whitestone bridge and southbound on the major deegan by yankee owstadiuin back to you. > weather, spotty thunderstorms, humic. less muggy tonight 67. tomorrow sunny. low humidity. 85.
i feel the earth move under my feet 8:30 now on a tuesday morning, the 25th day of august, 2015. our crowd about to be treated to a live performance from music royalty. carole king is here along with th me hit musical inspired by her life "beautiful". >> just start singing now. "natural woman," oh, my, that's amazing. >> a real treat for us. speaking of natural things,
savannah naturally hanging out with a handsome man, pierce brosnan, no less. he's here and they will let us in on their private conversatio tn coming up. ooh, la, land. >> with sun setting on ummer the busy school days are here. we have katie quinn here to teach you simple kitchen hacks to make every meal af the day a ttle easier. >> all right. first, mr. roker, a check of the weather. >> i did it, but i forgot to take the rubber band off. >> it's there in your teeth. >> let's see what's going on right now. for "today," wet eather along the atlantic coast. stronger storms in northern new england. smoky conditions in the pacific northwest because of forest fires. rain through the desert southwest. tomorrow we expect cooler conditions through the great lakes. down into the south. showerslong the southeastern atlantic coast into florida. the southwest continues on the wet side. unfortunately the temperatures stay warm in the pacific good morning, everyone.
another muggy day on this tuesday. high humidity. some sunshine as well, but tracking a c hance for a few scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. yeah. grab your umbrella to be on the safe side. drying out from west to east in the afternoon and humidity dropping later this evening. feeling a big difference heading home. overnight, low 67. nice and cool north and west of town. a beautiful stretch of weather tomorrow through the end of the week. sunshine. 80s and low humidity. don't forget, any time you need the weather go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. now let's head back upstairs to ms. savannah and mr. brosnan. >> all right, al. thank you so much. "no escape" focuses on a family caught in the middle of a violent uprising over seas. they have no one to turn to except for a mystery man played by pierce brosnan. >> most of the merciless men out there are just trying to protect
their children, just like you. so don't thank me. i'm the one who put your family in harm's way. least i can do is get you out of the bloody place. >> pierce brosnan, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. >> you are mysterious in this role. how would you describe this character? >> he's an enigma. his name is hammond. this is an intense movie made by young film makers who came to me th the role. i said, okay, i will do it. >> it's an action film but you have a softer side in the movie as well. >> i do, yeah. he's a man that's a desolate kind of fellow really. you're not sure if he's a secret agent, a mercenary. he comes to the aid of this family, owen and lake bell. they play a mother and father who set up a new life in this country which is really nondescript. but a coup happens.
>> and the action never stops. >> it grabs you by the throat. if you have children and you're a mother, a father and you see the film, it's devastating actually. >> owen wilson, i adore. i never think of him as omeone you would find in an action movie. how do you like working with him? are you a big fan? >> i'm a big fan of owen's work. he did a movie with gene hackman years ago called "behind enemy lines". >> you're right. >> owen has been there in action. he d s a brilliant job. and lake as well. it's palpable, the fear you have for this family. that's a testament to the film makers. >> you're a member of the bond family. i like to think in my mind that all the former bonds get together, hang out, have a club. if so, could you tell me the
date and time when you meet? >> which one do you want to meet? you have the irish one here. >> i have the best one. >> i don't know about that. it's a small group of men, a small club. they say more men have walked on the moon than played james bond. it was a great honor to play the role. i was a huge fan. sean connery was my james bond. >> he turns 85 today. >> really? oh, sean, way to go. >> the best. do you have opinions about w might make a good bond in the future? >> no. i really don't keep tabs. there is a great bond right now, a bond for his time. it's amazing it's been going for 50 years. >> i saw on your inst gram feed you have a new grandbaby, a little girl. >> i do. marly may cassandra. she's gorgeous. she's about 7 weeks old.
there's my son. bonny baby. a rose. very grown up. listen. it sounds so good. >> oh, thank you very much. >> very nice to have you here. once again the movie is "no escape." it opens tomorrow. just ahead, french toast in a mug, creative back to school food hacks to give your kids the this is "today" on nbc.
back at 8:38 with our ongoing series "fuel for school," fast and fresh food hacks for your family's hectic skenl. katie quinn is the host of q-katie. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> hacks for people like me, helpful tips. >> yes. >> i love your breakfast ideas. this is a complete healthy breakfast all in one.
>> right. breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day but it's easy to skip. this is my solution. take half a banana, stick a popsicle stick in it like that. >> okay. >> yogurt, love it. >> good for you. >> good for you and it's a convenient adhesive for this little trick. brush it on the banana and do you want to grab some granola and sprinkle it on. >> do it like this. you go all around it. >> all around. eat it as is or put it in the freezer for a couple of days. >> they can take it and run with it. this is french toast, but much easier to prepare. >> yes. french toast is a treat but you can have it during the week, believe it or not, in a mug which is super fun. take cubes of bread. i prefer challah bread. >> okay. >> milk, eggs, butter, cinnamon, vanilla vanilla. in the microwave for a minute to 90 seconds.
>> mix it together, pour it over, put it back in the mug. >> yep, back in the mug. pop it in the microwave. get that cinnamon in there. you're good to go. then syrup on top. >> they can carry it in a spoon with a mug. >> such a treat, yeah. >> as a parent i have cut an apple into sections, sent it to school. by lunch the apples are brown. >> totally. oxidation makes the icky brown. but you can save it with a rubber band. it's that easy. preslice it, keep it together and it stays fresh. check it out. take the rubber band off. >> how long would it last without turning brown? >> you have until lunchtime. >> that's great. >> you go that way, i will go this way. >> this is a salad that you can prepare and take with you. it won't get soggy. >> right.
place. soggy salads are the worst. it's all about strategic layering. >> in a mason jar, you put the dressing on the bottom. >> dressing on the bottom. leafy greens on top. >> hard vegetables like carrots right above the dressing because they won't a sosh it. >> grains, beans and proteins, cheeses, tuna, anything like that. >> when you're ready to eat it, you shake it into a bowl. >> the best thing is this keeps really well all week. on sunday, you can make salads for the week. >> is there a nobel prize for salad preparation? this could win it. >> it looks so good. >> finally you have a pocket pizza. >> yes. a pepperoni pocket pizza. my friend put this one on her youtube with ultimate hacks. this is genius. you have a tor till la. spread sauce on it. this is healthier and more
delicious than the frozen pre premade stuff. cheese, maybe some which he had lar. pepperoni slices. fold it like a burrito, pop it in the microwave for a minute or two. >> they can take it right to school. >> good for college kids or a busy weeknight meal. >> good ideas. katie quinn, good to have you here. for more head to today.com/food. more hacks in the next hour. before that, friday night lights, 25 years later. the man behind the phenomenon reveals what happened to the high school football stars in the best seller. and carole king live on the plaza. first, this is "today" on nbc.
it's 8:44. it 's been 24 years since buzz bissinger shined a light on football in west texas. friday night lights was a book, movie and television series. buzz went back to visit six members of the panthers he originally profiled. he writes about the embassy appearance in a new edition of the book. buzz, good morning. nice to have you here. >> good morning. >> was it the plan always to go back on the 25th? >> it wasn't. often you do it by e-mail, phone. i wanted to see the kids face to face. it was an important part of my life. >> did you have expectations of what would have happened in the players' lives? >> some i could have predicted, some not. some of it's great to see them. in one case it was tragic. >> let's talk about the tragic case. miles was a star player but got injured in the preseason. >> right.
>> what happened? >> one of the reasons the books endured is because of miles. a black running back from the wrong side of town. not a lot of money. he was basically treated as a football animal. it was his only skill in life. when he got hurt before his senior season that was it. he was cast aside. he had no academics, no underpinnings. the result when i saw him was he's in prison. i have to say i wasn't surprised. >> does he talk about the days and being featured in the book? >> he talks about those days in a bittersweet way. he liked the book because the book was honest in terms of parents living through their kids. it's bittersweet. i think the movie -- you know, the exposure is a double-edged sword. you get the exposure but you are who you are. >> one of the guys you wrote about in the book, don billingsley, the renegade did drugs, drank alcohol.
25 years forward, how did he turn out? >> he's done great. the worst barometer of future success is high school. i thought he would be road kill, the first to end up dead. don did get religion. had a close friend who committed suicide his freshman year in college and he woke up. he's now a health care consultant. he looks great. he's at his playing weight. it's unpredictable as to how the kids do. >> the public reacted in a positive way to what you wrote. i mentioned what it went on to become. the people in odessa had very, very mixed feelings about your finished product. >> right. >> they were not happy with the way you described their culture. >> right. >> the racial divide in town. >> correct. >> when you went back was the tension still there. >> there is slight tension. because of the movie they ignore me now. folks, the book came first. they ignore me but i'm going back to do the book tour.
i had to cancel it 25 years ago because of threats of bodily harm and two public venues wouldn't have me in odessa at a bookstore. they said, it's too can he recall. i will not take back a word of what i wrote. >> as i say it and now that i know you're going back, has the culture changed? you can say it before you book your flight. >> the culture has changed. winning creates obsession. they are no longer the winningest team in texas state history. there is not the fanaticism, but other places, not just in texas. all over the country. we care more and are more obsessed with sports in this country than ever before. it can be dak ngerous. >> one of my favorite books ever. i love your work. 25th anniversary edition of "friday night lights" available in stores today. up next, a special performance on the plaza. carole king live with the cast of the musical inspired by her life. but firz st on a tuesday morning
cast including abby mueller and shynella kennedy, the women who play her. you have a broadway show. here you are. >> shylene will be in the national production. i'm all over! >> you guys are about to perform. you have seen the show a couple of times now. >> i finally did, yes. >> you have never performed together, have you? >> no. not until now. >> are you nervous? >> i'm really excited. it's just incredible. i have seen you and your broadway. did you give tips to abby? >> she'll be fabulous, amazing. >> you are being honored this >> yes. >> what does it mean to you? >> i don't know if you can have more accolades. list. >> that's a good one. there are so many great people. we don't have time for me to list them all. great, great people. >> why do you think the show has
resonated so much with people? why do you think it's so popular? >> not only the music. it's worth coming just to hear the incredible songs but the story of her life, it's very moving i think to all generations and to men and women. >> earth-moving, one might say. >> come on! >> i feel the earth move? get it? can i get an amen? what are you singing now? >> "earth moves"! >> see, it's a segue. [ cheers and applause ] i feel the earth move under my feet i feel the sky tumbling down i feel my heart because it's trembling whenever you're around ooh, baby when i see your face
melle low as the month of may oh, darling i can't stand it when you look at me that way i feel the earth move under my feet i feel the sky tumbling down i feel my heart start trembling whenever you're around oh, darling when you are near me and you tenderly call my name i know that my emotions are something i just can't tame
i feel the earth move i feel the earth move under my feet i feel the sky tumbling down a tumbling down i feel the earth move under my feet i feel the sky tumbling down tumbling down i feel the earth move under my feet. >> i feel the sky tumbling down tumbling tumbling i feel the earth move under my feet i feel the sky tumbling down tumbling down tumbling down tumbling down come tumbling down [ cheers and applause ] >> carole king, thank you so much. remember, "beautiful" heads out on tour. check it out. ladies, thank you so much.
>> can i say something? al, be honest. we both had that suit. >> i had that suit! >> carole had that dress. all right. thank you so much. it's great to have you. we have willard scott with take a look. >> hey, you gang in new york. you have to try orchard's finest from smucker's, their new jelly unbelievable. i mean it. grandma couldn't make it better. franklin, tennessee, goo-goo candy bars are big down there and so is bonnnie bennett. likes to play word search. we wish her the best of everything. edna jackson, you are something from cleburne, texas. 100 years old today. one thing she loves to do in life is bowl. can't beat it. good exercise. roger robinson, hello, roger from new orleans, louisiana. he's 100 today.
his hobby is growing okra and tomatoes. mix it together and it's delicious. august di gregory from ft. wayne, indiana. that's where johnny appleseed is buried. he loves a little bit of red wine at night to sleep tight. having a great time. hope you are. best-looking bunch on tv in new york city. >> willard, thank you very much. did i show you my signed "tapestry" album? that was really great, ladies.
thank 8:57. breaking news from the bronx. firefighters at the scene of a raging house fire. there it is. live pictures from chopper 4. kai simonsen has details. fully involved right now. good morning. the fire broke out a little while ago in a three-story multiple family home. you see it here. live pictures from chopper 4. first on the scene over 1050 east 232nd street. the fire continues to rage out of control, mainly focused on the top floor. firefighters trying to get the fire under control, no luck just yet. up to a second alarm. in injuries reported. live in chopper 4, i'm kai simonsen. back over to you. >> continuing to watch that. quick check of weather.
this morning on "today's take," pierce brosnan on "no escape" and who he thinks should be the next james bond. plus edward burns is here with his novel "public morals" and feel the earth move with a performance by the great carole king, coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today's take" with al roker, willie geist, tamron hall and natalie morales, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> big crowd on the plaza for the great carole king who just finished a performance. we'll have another song this hour.
i'm willie with tamron and al roker is back. natalie has the morning off. how was it? >> it was fun. we went to do the travel channel 50-50 thing with a couple off the plaza. i have never been hotter and not my looks. being on the beach on friday i was drinking a gallon and a half of water per hour. never had to go to the bathroom. it was humid. it was brutal. there is a reason they don't allow workers out in direct sunlight between noon and 3:00. we started the show at 3:00 their time. so it cooled off dramatically. >> this as we listen to your jam >> i don't know if we have a
photo. the lead singer is the daughter of vanessa williams. babe. she performed at the astro pump festival in weekend. her mother so proud. when i tell you to put it on your play list it's absolutely -- vanessa williams -- >> i can't get past the morning jam graphic. >> is that what you were laughing at? >> it's new. >> inspired by bit moji. get it. it's the most important thing. >> tamron has been showing us grace jones performances. >> we have had an exciting few days. grace jones, by the way, two
matt lauer said, grace jones, icon from the '70s. she's about 7'0" tall. >> beautiful. >> she was only wearing body paint. i got trapped in front of her. >> were you in times square? >> brooklyn. it was like times square. >> we are always on our phones. i was busy trying to record grace jones. she's on a man's shoulder. i was grace jones roadkill. the video -- >> down here. >> the video isn't safe for tv i don't know what to say. it was amazing. >> beautiful woman. >> 67. she hula hooped a song, walked off stage, still hula hooping. >> what a show. >> body paint. >> like when i'm 67. >> grace jones in body paint. >> we are going to do
springsteen, listen to "thunder road," i think. i can't hear it. >> yes. the great classic album "born to run" turns 40. >> no way. >> it was released august 25, 1975. check out the track listing. thunder road, 10th avenue freeze out, knife back street, born to run, she's the one, meeting across the river, jungle land. eight for eight. unbelievable. >> happy birthday "born to run". >> i saw him in concert. he looks amazing. oh, my gosh. he looks better now than 40 years ago. now. >> proportionately, this guy. >> can you pull the album cover back up? that's handsome personified. look at him. >> yes. >> look at his hair, his beard.
>> anybody who's been to a show knows he plays for three hours without stopping. >> amazing, brilliant. >> so flexible. >> what does that mean? >> the grace jones story? >> he bent backwards on his knees and was parallel with the floor, lying on the floor. >> he looks athletic. >> were you hanging out? >> i said, bruce, can you -- he did the backwards bridge thing. >> i learned it from bruce. you were hanging out with owen wilson. >> we have pierce brosnan in a minute to talk about "no escape" which is a thrill ride. i sat down with the star of the movie. we'll air it tomorrow. he talked about his father with alzheimer's. he talked about it publically during the press. it was great to sit down. i loved him first of all. the comedic actor is great. he was so sweet talking about what his dad meant to him and
luke wilson, his brother. just a warm, deep conversation. we'll play it tomorrow. >> so great to open up, hear your celebrity. you want your private life private but you hope it can help other people. >> exactly. >> that's incredible. >> what about you? and tennis, little miss backhand. >> that's my nickname on the street. this is me yesterday playing with serena williams. that's match point. let me be clear. i had never touched a tennis racket, played tennis. two of our producers, i will tell you more. we'll do a quick interview with pete sampras, roger federer, andre agassi and serena williams and then we'll have you play a round. there were thousands of people. serena actually heckled me. >> oh. >> she said, don't you know how to do a backhand. i was like, do you know how to
read a teleprompter? i do sometimes, serena. >> i bet on serena. >> she loves the show. she's an "i.d." addict. she stays home all the time to watch crime shows. interesting factoid. we'll air the interview. i have to tell you, talk about the quality of a person and who they are, pete sampras, andre agassi, the whole time, the most important thing they wanted to talk about was their children. pete has two kids. of course andre has a girl and a boy with steffi. that's a barometer for all things. it was beautiful. we'll show me winning the tennis match. doubles partner. >> i was with owen . >> you could have done both. you didn't have game. feel better. >> who says that. >> a study. people who sobbed during a movie felt happier 20 minutes late than those who didn't cry.
>> is this a credible study? >> i have no idea. researchers say that crying actually changes your brain chemistry. if you are in the movies and it makes you cry, you will feel better. >> i was told this is a university in the netherlands. >> they are well known for their studies. >> ever been to amsterdam? >> i saw architecture. >> i love how your voice went up. >> what movie makes you cry? >> "beaches." it sends me, like, into the ugly cry with mascara, fake lashes. i melt. i look like a little boy because the makeup is gone. what's yours? >> i went with the last scene in
"saving private ryan" where matt damon morphs into the old man at the american cemetery and asks his wife, tell me i have been a good man. he wants to know if his life has been worth the effort and death of those great american men. gets me every time. >> "frequency" with dennis quaid. he's a father, a firefighter. dies fighting a fire. they are talking via ham radio over time and space. i just lost my dad. it was -- >> that's an under rated movie. >> it's terrific. >> that will send me to tears in this one. pierce! mr. brosnan! hi! what sends you into tears? >> this show. >> yeah, this show. i said that without moving my lips. good morning, everyone. "bridges of madison county". >> oh! >> yeah.
>> when she reaches for the door handle. >> ooh. >> we need tissue and drinks. >> have a drink. >> we are doing the weather here for a minute. >> can you put the weather up in there? let pierce try to -- there you go. >> oh, dear. >> tsunami. big swell here. coming up. then it will clear up and, al, i need help, please. >> i'm coming over right now. >> this is going around and around. >> we have a tropical storm. this is erika. 750 miles east of the leeward islands moving west at 20 miles per hour. >> that was hawaii. >> they are still getting wet weather. three to five inches. now we are watching -- are you going to the bahamas? >> no, no. >> it's headed that way. erika. by monday morning a category 1 storm making its way -- sunday morning, i should say.
they will be left with that. >> thank you. th thanks, guys. good morning, everyone. tracking muggy sunshine out there now. temperatures in the upper 70s. already low 80s in spots. there is a cold front parked around the tri-state now. enough instability we could see a few more scattered showers and thunderstorms heading into the afternoon. temperatures topping out in the mid-80s. 86 your high for today. and eventually drying out nicely for the evening commute. humidity dropping tonight as well. a comfortable night ahead. low in the 50s and 60s. tomorrow fantastic. sunny, with low humidity. i just did the weather with james bond! >> is he the most dashing man on the planet? >> still doing the weather. >> "no escape". >> can i come over and join you?
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take a look. >> my daughter gave me this the last time i saw her. then she said, nothing bad would ever happen to me as long as i wear it. i would like you to take it. okay? okay? you're safe now. no matter what, okay? >> what about bea? >> we'll work for both of you. stay quiet. stay fast. stay close. >> those are the calmer moments of the movie. it is unbelievable. you're with owen wilson and lake bell known for comedic roles. this is an intense, grab you by the throat -- as you describe -- thriller. they were more than up to the task. >> they do a magnificent job. owen and lake are outstanding in this film. those little girls are incredible, too. we shot this about two christmases ago. in thailand. it was an amazing experience, really good. the young writer, director of the film were incredible.
>> we talked to lake yesterday and got to talk to owen as well. one of the niemi themes was the mama bear and papa bear instincts. if you have children particularly, you can't get off the edge of your seat. you are panic-stricken for a lot of the movie. >> it's a testament to the writer, directors. drew and john and to the performances within this. my character hammond comes to the rescue. he dips in and out. it was very good. i had days off. that's what i look for in a script. >> days off. >> that's amazing. it's such a physical movie. i was watching it. i have to selfishly admit the entire time i kept thinking what's it like to have pierce put a necklace on you and tell you that you'll be safe. >> tamron, pull yourself together. >> thank you very much. >> i just kept thinking that.
is it true that you vowed never to give up your accent for a movie role and this is something you would not do. is that true? >> maybe i said that a long time ago. you say silly things in interviews at times. just to fill the space. >> we are learning so much here. >> this guy, ginger baker, i designed him on ginger baker. i watched a documentary. i was reading the script on the plane. i said, how do i do this character? what's the voice? hammond. that's fascinating, isn't it? whatelse? >> could have been ginger rogers. >> is there any more james bond in your future? do you see anything else down the road for you?
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>> announcer: hack to school broutht to you by nature valley granola bars. nature comes in many flavors. >> back now with our hack to school series. your kid will be counting the hours to lunch. we have easy and fun ideas. >> dustin chab ll is the host of mad genius tips on food tv. you're going to make lunch fun. >> fresh and new. we'll make our everyday sandwiches and take fun cookie cutters in all different shapes and cut it through the sandwich. go as close to the crust as possible. >> right. >> then take it out and you get awesome shapes. we'll do stars, little leaves. >> the kids can do their own. >> you pack them in awesome bento-style boxes. >> how about keeping it cold? >> yes. some of the boxes come with ice packs.
one. take an ordinary clean sponge, soak it in water, throw it in a resealable plastic bag in the freezer and you have this. >> brilliant. >> pop it in the lunch tote. keeps everything chilly. >> this is amazing. slow down. i'm sorry. this stays frozen inside the lunchbox? >> by the time lunch is over it will be defrosted and they can use it to wipe their hands. >> yogurt parfait. >> we take plastic light jars, yogurt, granola, blueberries. by lunch it's defrosted and delicious. >> is this plastic? >> pop it in the freezer. >> for the older kids, larger jars for salad. has an a some little container for your dressitong. >> if you get the small ones you can throw in hummus, ranch dressing, crudites. >> and invisible ink.
>> you take a push pin, write on it. don't go too deep. you can do "i lo you" be happy. it's a secret message. >> i see you. >> i see what your doing. >> that's frightening. big brother. >> thanks so much. today.com/parents. find the video and tips for packing school lunches. up next, ed burns coming up i can't find my way through the trees so so so so don't don't don't don't wait wait wait wait for for for me me me me me me me to get home
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entry atle all 408 national parks today. about 127 of the parks usually charge an entrance fee. video of an escape artist exhibit is gaining steam on the internet. the red ball art project rolled away from handlers near the toledo museum of art over the weekend. eventually they caught it. >> that's spectacular. >> but now some other people are having fun with this. they have created a new version of the incident by turning the ball into -- you see it there -- a giant tomato. >> that's great. oh, man. >> al has the weather. that. today. wet weather along the southeastern atlantic coast and thunderstorms through new england. monsoon moisture through the southwest. the fires continuing to create smoky conditions.
tomorrow, more of the same and temperatures heat up. we have red flag warnings in the pacific northwest. the monsoonal moisture continues in the southwest. beautiful and cooler weather from the gre thanks, al. good morning, everyone. quiet out there now. hazy sunshine in new york city, but right here a cold front. that's waiting to spark off more showers and storms later on this afternoon. best chance from new york city on eastward. keeping storms in the forecast from time to time. otherwise, it's hazy, hot, humid. high of 86 degrees. the humidity takes a break later on today, though. notice that as your heading home. overnight, low 67. much cooler, and more comfortable there. tomorrow's fantastic. sunshine, 85. and lower humidity. and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. these tv dinners will -- in just a second.
a show getting a lot of it. the nypd in the '60s. the streets of new york are riddled with crime but his toughest case is his son. >> when you were born my hope, my dream is you, my oldest son would grow up to be an [ bleep ]. and you have done that. it makes me proud. you know, you can't imagine the joy i felt sitting in the classroom listening to sister paul and hearing the stories about what a fool you are with your asinine jokes and comments. i was hoping i was doing a good lojob raising a complete imbecile and you have shown me that my hard work paid off. so i just want to thank you for that. >> oh, wow. good morning. tough love. >> here is the best part of the scene. that happened with you and your dad. >> word for word, me and my dad when i was in the 7th grade. he got called up to school.
i come in the house and he's waiting for me. not a good sign. >> no, no. >> she said get in the car. he said we go into the classroom. my teacher explains what i have been up to. we get back in the car. we pull up outside. he put it is car in park. he delivers the speech. continued to dinner where he asked, tell us some of the funny jokes that got the class all riled up. i'm like this. when i show him the script for the pilot he says, you forgot the third scene in the pilot. that night when he comes into choice to make. there is a fork in the road. you can be a good kid or continue down the path. dressed down. the life lesson. >> the moral. >> we have to explain why you
provided dinner for us or lunch here. you cook it yourself. >> we are busy in the back room. >> the show takes place in the '60s. tv dinners were popular back then. >> you guess. it was a staple. >> this is what we've got. >> i love that you're diving in. >> i'm in. >> for season 2 could you make the trays? >> absolutely. >> this is a passion project for you. you have been trying to get it done for 15 years. >> when making "private ryan" my dad and uncle, retired comes, came to visit the set. they were telling us stories about being a come in the '50s, '60s. with steven spielberg. steven said, you need to make a movie about those guys. when we wrapped "ryan"
dreamworks hired me to write the script. i wrote my attempt at an irish-american godfather, family saga set against the police department. we tried for a couple of years to get it made for a number of reasons couldn't get it made. flash forward 17 years, tnt asks if i'm interested in making a tv show. i had this idea to revisit that type of story, not the same script. after i wrote the pilot i sent it to steven who has remained a mentor in my life since "private ryan". i think he'll give me notes on the script but surprises me and says this is terrific. i want to help you get it made, why doesn't amblin come on as executive producers. >> wow. >> i recognize how lucky i am to have steven in my corner. when you do, folks have a lot of faith in him, therefore me and the vision of the show. tnt really left us alone to make the show we wanted to make.
>> nice. >> which is rare. >> i understand you have already started working on season 2. but it hasn't been green lit. i suspect it will be. >> all signs indicate we are moving in the right direction. tonight is the big premiere. we do a nice big number and we are guaranteed. >> we want the tv trays. everybody watch. >> angling for the tv trays. >> we are huge fans. the show is incredible. can't wait for the public to see it. "public morals" tonight on tnt. >> the first four episodes available on demand tomorrow. you can binge watch the first four. >> i'm sorry. you can't add that. >> i can't? >> and eat your vegetables. be a role model. >> when we go to commercial. >> we have pearl onions in here. >> he brought us food without eating. up next, a new trend. all the summer trends that you said, i really want to try but you haven't gotten to it. the summer trends you can get in
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> she's been making the earth move and now from "beautiful" the musical, carole king singing her hit "natural woman." rain i used to feel uninspired and when i knew i'd have to face another day lord, it made me feel so tired tired
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you talk about a show. that was fun. pierce brosnan doing the weather. tv dinners with ed burnes, closing with carole king "natural woman". >> stay tuned to watch kathie lee and hoda. the best of home show. >> with the property brothers and barbara corcoran gearing up for a curb appeal show. >> and barbara is crazy. >> she's crazy about you. >> in all the best ways. >> and a million dollar listing, jeff altman. >> he's fun to watch. news and weather. have a great day.
good morning. a live look at the tappan zee bridge. it is 78 degrees outside at 9:57 on this tuesday, august 25th. i'm kerry barrett. wall street appears headed in the right direction after a half hour of trading. the dow rising since the opening bell rang. right now at more than 300 points. a far cry from yesterday when it lost more than 1,000 points in the first four minutes of trading.
the nasdaq and s&p 500 are also up this morning. over seas most of the european markets rose at least 4% recovering from yesterday's losses. however, china's shanghai composite fell causing china's central bank to cut its interest rate. weather, less muggy tonight. tomorrow sunny. humidity's outta here. thursday, more of the same. friday, again, 84 degrees. sunny. a little warmer. 88 is the high. coming up on the "today" show, kathie lee and hoda revisit some of their favorite home segments from this year. we'll see you in 30.
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. photonote take me home >> it's a miracle, i like that. that's cash something? >> cash cash. >> i like cash cash. >> you know what it is besides 25? it's regis's 84th birthday. >> happy birthday, reeg.
>> we love that you're a special contributor? contributor. he said "what do i have to contribute?" welcome to our special best of home show. >> this is one of the topics everyone loves and people love redoing their homes so you can't talk about that without talking about the property brothers drew and jonathan scott. they'll tell you how to update house. >> and real altman -- >> i know josh well. >> he's going to tell us which home improvements are more a attractive to buyers. >> and you never know when our good friend and your special pal barbara corcoran stops by. misguts. again. may the best woman women. >> yes. all right. >> we have a question for you. how old is your mattress? think about the last time you replaced your mattress. >> and if it horrifies you that change it. >> there's a new poll in the uk that discovered tens of thousands of people are sleeping
on mattresses that are more than 40 years old. 4-0. i wonder why. >> money. mattresses are not cheap. and you get cozy, you know? you know what you know. it's like remember the time we had my pillow and i didn't want to get rid of. >> it because it had mites in it. >> and the fecal pellets of mites at that. no, mine didn't, it was good. it has a special thing over it but i loved it, i missed it. thanks a lot, joanne. >> experts say you should change your mattress every seven to eight years. >> not just for the cleanliness aspect, the support. it breaks down. you also might want to because experts say -- >> you won't believe this stat. >> i'll say it. the average eight-year-old mattress contains more than ten pounds of -- dead skin. that's the weight of a small