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supreme spat. donald trump calls for supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg to resign overnight after she called him a faker. as bernie sanders takes one last, long victory lap before he finally endorses hillary clinton. >> i intend to do everything i can to make certain she will be the next president of the united states. >> so what exactly does that mean? we'll ask senator sanders this morning. chilling plot. four people arrested in connection with an alleged plan to kill police in louisiana. a manhunt for a fifth suspect now under way, while in dallas funerals begin today for the five officers killed there.
serial killer on the loose. officials searching for a gunman believed to be responsible for at least seven random murders in phoenix. a community on edge, residents refusing to leave their homes. is this the man they're looking for? and fed up. jennifer aniston lashes out at the media for all that speculation that she's pregnant. her brutally honest essay on body image, motherhood, the paparazzi, and why she's finally fighting back "today," wednesday, july 13, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone, welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. a morning that has a lot of political news to talk about. >> are you ready for the roller coaster? >> yeah -- let us start with the presidential race. some new polls out this morning showinnc
this election is. a new national poll shows hillary clinton expanding her lead over donald trump to 13%. >> but as we know, this race will be won or lost in the battle ground states. according to quinnipiac polls just out this morning, trump is now leading in florida, 42%-41%. that's a big reversal. clinton was up big in that poll just a month ago. in pennsylvania it is 43%-41% and it is a tie in the battleground of ohio. we have a lot to get to this morning, including our interview with bernie sanders. but let's start with the republicans. nbc's hallie jackson is in cleveland where the republican convention gets under way in about five days. hallie, good morning. >> hi, matt, good morning. before that convention here begins, we should know who donald trump's vice presidential pick will be. top trump insiders telling nbc news trump will appear publicly with that person on friday with one source close to the campaign telling m
decision has been made, and until trump definitively settles on who he wants as his vp pick, that source says don't go printing the yard signs just yet. today with tryouts over, it's decision time now for donald trump. >> i am supporting donald trump -- >> indiana governor pence wrapping up his whirlwind. >> i don't know if he is going to be the governor or your vice president, who the hell knows. >> trump promises his. >> he's looking for an attack dog that can take on hillary
critics, too, like ruth gator ginsberg. calling trump a faker, who says whatever comes into his head at the moment, trump firing back in a tweet saying in part, quote, her mind is shot. resign. elsewhere, predicting this supreme stat would energize his base, and many supporters headed to cleveland. majority leader, mitch mcconnell, now revealing he will speak, and along with trump's family and paul ryan, insisting now he doesn't regret endorsing the candidate. >> if i had not done that i believe i would have contributed to cutting our party in half. >> meanwhile, trump is under fire this morning from the ncap
after declining to speak at the convention next week, and the organization's president saying it could have been a chance to dominate, and with their own gop convention here in cleveland. >> halle jackson in cleveland. thank you so much. after the end of the primary season, bernie sanders has thrown his support behind hillary clinton, and the question is now will his supporters do the same. first, nbc's andrea mitchell is at the clinton sanders event, and good morning. >> today hillary clinton is going to be delivering a speech on race relations, and winning the endorsement of bernie sanders. bernie sanders finally bowing to political
clinton more than a month after she locked up the nomination. >> hillary clinton will make an outstanding president, and i am proud to stand with her today. thank you all very much. >> listing his campaign achievements, with clinton at times watching awkwardly on the sidelines. >> we have begun a political revolution to transform america, and that revolution continues. >> clinton urging the two camps to join forces. >> i am proud to be fighting alongside you because, my friend, this is a time for all of us to stand together. >> will sanders' loyalist heed clinton's call.
those who would play to the worst of our feelings. >> clinton's next move, picking a running mate. the clinton campaign is vetting the former nato supreme allied commander as a possible vice presidential choice, and king, a is that considered to be at the top of the short list. lynch repeatedly deflecting questions about the investigation, pointed to fbi director, james comey's -- >> i would have to refer you
nothing of any relationship to the e-mail investigation was discussed. >> that e-mail issue still overshadowing clinton's campaign, even as she tries to move on from a contentious primary and unite democrats behind her. >> thank you. senator bernie sanders is with us from washington, d.c. senator, good morning to you and thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> let me start with a question a lot of people have been asking lately, and hillary wrapped up the nomination of your party about 35 days ago, and why did it take so long for you to endorse her peufplt it was a lot of work to do to make sure we have the strongest platform. what my campaign is about is expanding the pheult class and raising the minimum wage and
she adhered to some of your core principles. >> well, it was a question of bringing the party together around the progressive agenda. what ended up happening is the democratic platform turns out now to be the most progressive platform the democratic party's ever had. i'm proud of that. we didn't get everything we wanted but it is a progressive platform. >> senator senator sanders, let's be blunt about it. this is more about you, donald trump ought not to be president, and in your mind is this really a choice between a lesser of two evils? >> no, this is a choice about making sure that the middle class of this country that has been in decline for 40 years gets rebuilt. >> in your speech, what exactly did that mean?
side by side? will you speak at the convention? >> i suspect i will speak at the convention and i suspect i will be running all over this country. look, i think the election of donald trump will be a disaster for this country. i don't think the people of this country want to see somebody proposing hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks for the richest two-tenths of 1%. that's not what this country needs. >> lastly, the fbi director came out and said hillary clinton was extremely careless with highly sensitive e-mail information, and in fact many of the explanation she has given about her practices, turned out not to be true. did any of that from director comey give you pause before you endorsed her, and if not, why not? >> hillary clinton is not
perfect human being, and bernie sanders is not a perfect human being. and it's not donald trump as a person or hillary clinton a person. >> that's not a personal issue. >> which candidate is going to do more for ordinary americans? i think the answer to that is very, very clear. if you are talking about creating jobs and rebuilding our infrastructure and expanding health care and making college affordable for all people, i think that is hillary clinton's agenda. if you want a candidate for president in 2016 who thinks that climate change is a hoax despite what the entire scientific community is saying, i guess donald trump is your guy. if you want somebody who divides us up by insulteding muslims or mexicans or women, donald trump
days or weeks, senator, you have had direct discussions with secretary clinton about you would like to see her choose as a running mate. >> that subject did not come up. >> would you hope she won the p won the nominating process. >> but can you have an opinion. >> this is what i think, . we need somebody who is not attached to wall street, and we have a history for somebody fighting up and working for families and we should make college education public colleges and universities tuition free. >> senator bernie sanders, we appreciate you spending
>> thank you very much. investigators in louisiana are searching for more suspects in what they described as a chilling plot to kill police officers. it comes as we learn more about the gunman behind the shooting campaign in dallas. nbc's gabe gutierrez is covering the story for us. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. as the city tries to heal, the president insists the country is not as divided as it may seem. today police in louisiana says there's a credible threat just days after the shooting death of alton sterling. this morning in baton rouge authorities are frantically searching for a missing suspect in a chilling plot that killed cops? >> there's a credible threat. >> police called to the pond shop early saturday morning for a burglary in progress. >> be advised there's multiple
>> eight handguns were missing and one 17-year-old suspect caught by the police telling police. >> they were looking for bullets to kill officers. >> and four people in custody, including a 13-year-old, and one suspect remains at large and two weapons are missing. >> look at what happened in dallas. >> one of the weapons used in dallas by micah johnson was an ak-74, similar to an ak-47. >>. >> he just didn't seem to be motivated. >> he was a little clumsy, klutzy, goofie at
>> and he shot, what, seven or eight times, and i barely got grazed. if god had not been watching over me i would not be here. >> and an emotional president obama and president bush honor the fallen five officers. >> even those who dislike the phrase black lives matter, surely we should be able to hear the pain of alton sterling's family and we have to do what we can to do better to prevent another life like his from being lost. >> later today at the white house, president obama is expected to meet with law enforcement officials and civil rights activist. here in dallas, another somber day, funerals for the three fallen officers. >> dave gutierrez, thank
britain is getting new leadership. david cameron finally stepping down after a meeting with parliament and the queen, and his replacement to be the replacement. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning, just as hillary clinton is vying to become the first female president of the united states, may has been called a safe pair of hands, both reliable and ruthless. theresa may will be only the second woman to hold the top job in britain, three decades after margaret thatcher.
>> she's pretty tough. >> may's rise comes after a wild three weeks, britain's surprise vote to leave europe, and first the prime minister -- >> the country requires fresh leadership. >> and then the favorite to replace him. >> that person cannot be me. >> and this week, may's final challeng challenger, who claimed she would be a better leader because she like may, is a mom. suddenly the moving fans were parked outside and the prime minister was happily humming his way out of office. while the new leader's signal standout shoes were making headlines. >> this is the one area in which she let's herself go and you
interesting heels. >> she was against leaving europe, brexit, but now has to pave the way out. >> brexit means brexit, and we are going to make a success of it. >> reporter: but first, an all-important meeting with the queen. that meet something private and will happen in just a few hours, and it's called the kissing of the hands, and it's not taken literally and it's more of a ceremonial process and the british version of a swearing in, and teresa may will get the keys, and larry, the cat, stays. >> kissing by the hands followed by the administration of the purell, right? >> can you imagine the key it would take to open that door? we'll explain what we are doing here a little later on, but in the meantime, let's b
weather today. we are watching thunderstorm watches and warnings, and we do look for a risk of severe weather from wichita and chicago and into parts of ohio and michigan, and 36 million people at risk of severe storms. rainfall amounts could equal 3 to 5 inches. and it's shifting down to the south and look for the rainfall to total 3 to 4 inches, and some areas locally could even see up to 5. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
good morning. thick summer humidity hanging over washington, and you can barely make out the washington monument, and by 10:00 sun breaking out, and in the lower 80s by 2:00 p.m., and then greater chance of thunderstorms in the late afternoon, early evening, and perhaps a passing thundershower, and after that, here comes the heat wave until the end of next week, and highs in the 90s. >> that's your latest weather. coming up, the frantic search for a serial killer in arizona, and seven people have been shot. do they know the man behind the nd
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. >> good morning, and welcome, not a great ride if you are headed to prince georges counts tea. an accident and delays are back before branch avenue so plan ahead. otherwise we are in decent shape was make a ride on the belt itself. getting heavier through springfield and heading up on the inner loop towards mccain. 7:26 is your time on this wednesday, july 13th, 2016. good morning. i am eun yang. >> i am erin gilchrist. and police are investigating what they are calling a
the killing that happened in the backyard of a home and the homeowner says he was not at the house and tells us the victim was a 22-year-old man renting out his basement and the homeowner first learned of the shooting when he got a text message from the victim's aunt. and then responding to a fire that started just around 2:00 a.m., and the firefighter went to the hospital for heat exhaustion and should be okay and nobody else was hurt, and no word on how that fire started. a check on your forecast is coming up next.
request morning, everybody. the time is 7:30 and it's wednesday morning, the 13th of july, and just 48 hours now until our next big concert. gwen stefani, on friday will make our plaza one of her first stops. >> i like gwen stefani. a new national poll gives hillary clinton a 13-point lead over donald trump, but take a look at the new quinn pea abg polls. ohio.
today for three of the police officers killed in last week's sniper attack in dallas. all five officers were honored at an an emotional service on tuesday, and it was attended by president obama and former president, bush. e synthetic drug flown as k-2. more than 30 people were hospit >> also this morning, police in arizona are on a manhunt for a serial killer on the loose near phoenix. at least seven people have been gun downed randomly in cold blood. >> the sun rises over phoenix after another fearful night in the community of mary veil.
there's a lot of similarities striking to the detectives. striking at night, three men and three women and a child have been gunned down without a motive. many locals are staying indoors, even on hot summer nights. business in this normally busy strip mall at a standstill. >> i lose my customers and people not coming to this area. >> in a 500-square mile city, the shootings have taken place in two-square miles, under suspiciously similar circumstances. >> a car pulled up and started shooting. >> nancy pena lost her brother. shot in the driveway. >> he was grateful, and that's what i am going to do, i am going to be grateful
>> the lingering fear turned this suburb into a ghost town. >> people are being killed. we never know who is next, and it's sad, scary. >> now with the new lead a. community waking up and hoping this nightmare ends soon. for "today," miguel almaguer, nbc news. this pokemon go phenomenon sparking fresh outrage this morning, over where some people are playing it and apparently the makers of the hit app are not the only ones profiting. >> pokemon go is raking in the big bucks, and since it came out a week ago the value of nintendo shares are up by $10 billion. the game is also benefiting people in your very own neighborhood.
and small businesses and restaurants are cashing in. >> over the weekend, it was like a holiday. we have even creased our sales about 75%. it was nuts. we were not expecting it at all. >> pokemon go is a free augmented reality game that integrates the pokemon world with your smartphone. it has been downloaded an estimated 7.4 million times. businesses can help attract them to their establishment. >> we see it as a great opportunity to bring in new customers. >> this home in massachusetts was designated a pokemon gym without the owner's permission, and the owner tweeted i officially stopped counting after easily 30 plus people
and people caught playing at the holocaust museum and the 9/11 memorial. there's just a generic request form. pokemon go is the latest money-maker in a $25 million mobile industry. kim kardashian has made $45 million on her new mobile game, and at the height of candy crush's popularity, players spent $1.3 million in purchases in 2014. >> i am not interested in any of the stores or anything, just playing this, but if they offered anything related to pokemon, i would be in there. >> and it's a big step towards wider adoption of
reality in our daily lives, and then it could be gold for other companies. >> a lot of things i don't understand. this is racing up to the top of the list. >> i am right there with you. let's turn to al who has a check of the weather. he's in orlando this morning. al, good morning again. >> what happened to reality, reality? who needs augmented reality? we will talk about that later. let's show you what we have going on right now, and we are talking about heat out there and we are talking about the heat advisories from tulsa into parts of new mexico and texas, and this heat will be expanding as we move on during the day, and even out east, here in the east, thursday and friday afternoon, parts of pennsylvania and new jersey getting -- it will feel like it's over 100 degrees, and a jet stream way up to the north and it's going to stay very warm out here, and lubbock will be 12 degrees above normal and 92 in jacksonville, and atl
and cleveland warm, and the heat will continue to rise. that's what is going on around the country, and here's what is happening in your neck of the woods. >> in addition to the heat we have the humidity and you can see it hanging in the air over washington this morning and the sun will break out this morning and a small chance of a shower around 2:00 and a greater chance between 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 or 10:00 p.m. this evening, and then highs tomorrow, 96, 97 on friday, and only a small chance of a storm on thursday, and the heat wave continues into next week and the hottest days may be the end of next week. >> get the latest on the heat in your area, go to the weather channel on cable. guys? >> mr. roker, thank you very much and we'll see you in a little while. just ahead, the debate sparked
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get answers to most burning questions. >> a popular arcade game, you just can't seem to win it. jeff rossen is getting to the bottom of this. >> we are talkinging about the claw machines, you see them at aur kaeudz and bowling allies, and my kids love them and savannah does, and no matter how many times you play you can not get that claw to go in and grab the prize, so are you really that bad at the game or is the machine rigged, and this morning you are exposing the secrets. it seems pretty simple. dump in money, move the joy stick and drop the claw over the prize. my son loves playing. who doesn't? but try after try,
dollar, it feels like you just can't win, so it is you or is the machine rigged? the answer is? yes, most claw machines are rigged. >> jeremy has analyzed hundreds of claw machines and runs claw struck, a popular youtube channel and website showing how many different models work. >> absolutely not fair. crane operators can change the strength of the claw throughout the day, and it can pay out at different rates, 1 in 25, 1 in 50 means you will not win until they say so. >> how do they control the machine? my producer went out and actually bought one from a distributor. i brought the claw machine back to my own apartment and my kids will love this and the expert has joined me. thank you. how do you do this? >> there's two knobs inside
plush at the bottom and one how strong it carries it to the shoot. >> what do you do? >> would you like to win or lose every time? >> let's start with me losing every time. >> we need to turn these two jobs. >> that's it? i can't win now? >> extremely unlikely. and try after try -- it dropped it. i just can't win. now i want to win. >> now the operator can open the door and move these knobs the other day. that's max claw strength. >> reporter: i have my eye on this orange buddy right here, and i really am going to line it up and here we go. get him! yes, it worked. when i try again, i'm a winner, just turn the knobs and it's easy. another prize, yep. that's what
other models are more sophisticated, letting them set specific odds for winning. khepbg out the owners' manuals on line. managing profit is made easy. the machine cal cue hraeuts when it's time for somebody to win and then sends full strength to the claw making it easier to grab a prize. what needs to happen here? >> there needs to be moreover sight. now basically there's none. >> in my house, we are keeping the knobs to win. >> yay! >> reporter: if you still want your kids to play the claw game, our expert says you can do lurking or creeping, hide back in the back of the arcade and you see the machine has not paid out i a
not it is probably ready to pay out, and if you want to look at how the expensive the toys are, sometimes it can be set to 1 in 10,000 odds. >> you are not suggesting the people pick the lock on the panel that conceals the knobs. >> i don't want to say you should do that. >> i will get that little orange teddy bear for you. and then after changing the words at last night's all-star game.
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we're back now, 7:50. savannah, big fan of baseball's all-star game. or as she calls it, mid season classic. >> when i'm not playing those when you watching last night? >> oh, didn't miss a minute. >> i didn't even know it was on. >> before that game in san diego on tuesday night, canadian singing group were performing their country's anthem when one singer went rogue and held up a sign that said all lives matter. ♪ ♪ all lives matter to the grave" >> with it's not what he sang. let's get right to it. people were offended and
lives matter are retorted by the black lives matter movement. caroline adds apparently all lives matter except those whose anthem you are singing. the rest of the tenors were shocked and embarrassed. they said he will not perform with the group again until further notice. that's what you missed, savannah. >> i don't call it the mid season classic, the midsummer classic. >> either one. >> come on, i don't get a point there? jennifer aniston's blistering new essay on the constant rumors she's pregnant. that's why i use fast-acting excedrin for my headaches.
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" new break. >> 7:56 is your time now on this wednesday, july 13th, 2016. good morning to you. i am eun yang. >> let's check on your commute right now with jack taylor. how's it looking out there, jack? >> heavy traffic trying to move through rockville and we have a live shot on 270 at 28. not good news out of baltimore, southbound headed towards arun dull mills boulevard, there's an accident. back to you. we'll take a quick break and check your forecast, next. stay with us.
good morning. humidity hangs over washington and the entire region this morning. warm and humid morning, sun breaking out late morning and during the afternoon reaching around near 90 after 3:00, and small chance for a shower around 2:00 and then 5:00 and 8:00, and then heat wave into next week. another news update for you in 25 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show.
it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, tabloid takedown. jennifer aniston opens up in a candid new essay addressing pregnancy rumors and blasting the media over body shaming. >> catching up with michael johnson. is there really anything wrong with this picture? victoria beckham slammed after a picture of her kissing
daughter on the lips goes viral. now parents are puckering up as a sign of support. detroit! woo! >> good morning, georgia! >> we love matt lauer! woo! >> i'm the best "today" show anchor. >> and so am i. >> woo! it is 8:00 now on a wednesday morning. it is the 13th day of july, 2016. little bit of a sticky morning on rockefeller plaza. going to be a warm one today but we've got a great crowd gathered. and it is always nice to get outsi outside. air conditioning can be a little bit overbearing. >>
i need a little space heater in my office because the air conditioner is so cold. >> you can complain about almost anything. >> yes, we can. coming up, actress megan markle is here grilling up a summer salad you can eat with your hands, carson. >> grilled salad? >> yes, grilled salad. let's get a check of the top stories. sh sh . we have new refinminders th morning showing how unpredictable the presidential race can be. hillary clinton's lead is quinn apea ac. quinn apea abg. ida. in pennsylvania he now has a two-point lead. and in ohio, it is a tie at 41% a piece. nbc white house correspondent kristin welker
candidates are gearing up. >> these days it's all about party unity and rounding out the top of the ticket. donald trump who is expected to announce his vice presidential pick. >> you will be calling up mike pence. i don't know whether you will be your governor or vice president. >> trump is criticizing some of his opponents after not endorsing him. >> it's called a pledge. i pledge that if i don't make it i will support the nominee of the party. it doesn't say subject to change. subject to the weather. >> while trump tries to rally republicans, the democrats are putting on a united front. bernie sanders endorsing hillary clinton, the former rivala
hampshire. >> i intend to do everything i can to make certain she will be the next president of the united states. making it clear with matt and savannah, his key goal, defeating trump. >> i suspect i will be speaking at the convention. >> trump taking aim at ginsberg after she slammed trump saying he is a faker, he has no consistency about him, and he really has an ego. now some on both sides of the aisle say those comments cross the line coming from a sitting supreme court justice. >> and trump called for her to resign on twitter, and trump is facing his own criticism for
declining a request to speak to the ncap. coverage, tune in to msnbc throughout the day. police in baton rouge, louisiana are searching for at least one more suspect in what they say was a foiled plot to attack police officers. it all started with a weekend burglary at a pawn shop where eight handguns were stolen. four suspects were arrested in connection with that crime. police say one of the men police say one of the men reveal their goal was to shoot officers. two of the stolen guns are still missing and tensions between the police and public have heightened since the killing. in some parts of the country, bears in backyards are not unusual. >> how did he get in? i don't see a
the woman left her doors unlocked overnight, and deputies pwauped the latch and the bear was happy to get out. >> not getting back in that car. >> can you imagine? >> no, i can't. just get rid of the car at that point. >> jennifer aniston speaking out on all of the topics in a visceral way for the first time. >> and then the baby that can copy balboa's workout move for move. >> amazing. first, these messages.
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is pregnant. aniston wrote i am fed up with the body shaming that occurs daily. aniston tired of the scrutiny over whether or not she plans to have children, and in the post she takes the tabloid media to task writing the shear amount of resources being spent by press trying to simply uncover whether or not i am pregnant, points to the notion that somehow women are complete, unsuccessful or unhappy if they are not married with children. it's a subject she discussed on "today." >> i don't have a checklist of things that have to be done and if they are not checked then i have failed some part of my tpeplnism or my being a woman or worth and value of
woman. >> she writes, every day my husband and i are harassed, and photos like these while the couple was on vacation, and her response, i resent being made to feel less than my body is changing, and i was photographed from a weird angle, and deemed one or two things, pregnant or fat, and not to mention the painful awkwardness of people being congratulated for a fictional pregnancy. he onificat scrutiny we put women through is and stu absurd and disturbing. measured against some warped standard of beauty. hoping to finally put an end to the speculation of whether or not she's pregnant, anniston wrote, yes, i may become a mother some day, and since i'm
ever do, i will be the first to let you know. we think it is important to >> we think it's important to note, guys, she's not a complainer and this is the first time she has spoke out about the issue and she talks about the obsession with body image, what is it saying to our young girls and felt like enough is enough. >> i read it and was like, amen, sister. >> she puts up with a lot. >> she does. and it's happy french friday, everybody. we have a tasty snack for trending. you have the original and the garlic fries. without looking at the prom turz guys, how much in terms of french fries does the average american eat every year? >> in pounds? >> each individual? >> how many pounds? >> ten. >> ten -- >> 30 pounds of french fries
and americans do not consume the most fries, and that country would be belgium. >> i was going to go to french. >> how did you get a milk shake? >> they asked for my favorite condiment. >> let's talk about a photo that has a lot of people talking about. victoria beckham kissing her 5-year-old daughter on the lips. and the photo ignited an online debate, and some criticized her for kissing on the lips and others supported her. do you think it's okay to kiss your kids on the lips and a lot of people have different ring opinions. >> my dad kissed me near the lips every single time he saw me up to the end of his life, but i do not kiss my kids on the lips. >>s
>> i kiss them on the lips and love every second, too. >> my daughter went right for my lips, and i was like, oh, it's innocent. >> if she kisses me, fine, but i don't think we need to be criticizing parents who do. that's crazy. we asked our viewers, do you think it's okay to kiss your kids on the lips, and 75% yes, and 13% when they are under a certain page and some said never. >> and it goes so fast and enjoy while they are young, and kiss them on the lips because soon they are going to be in a dorm. we will start with taylor swift. a sweet story here when she made a surprise visit to a children's hospital in australia, and she sang with the patients and showed support and
lot of selfies and the hospital thanked taylor on face book, saying they will never shake off the memories you made tonight. selena gomez made it into the instagram hall of fame today with the most liked photo on the site's history, 4.1 million likes on that photo. she sat down to talk about instagram with kevin hart. she always posted her own photos. and then the anniversary of the series hit. n smaller roles. some have gone on to play it big like courtney cox. she played jerry's girlfriend. denise richards played molly, the daughter of the show's before he had an entourage,
>> i forgot about that. >> and auditioning for elaine, hargitay. for more popstart stories, go to our facebook page. back to your fries. >> we were recognizing the 27th anniversary. >> and national french fridy da. how about bryan cranston. >> yeah. >> there you go. the anti-deny kite. >> we have our friends from orlando skprbg there's the skull island, and we will give awhole big deal coming up at 9:00. the sun is not out strong here at this point, so we're not sweating. it's perfect. let's show you what we have going on right now. we have an area of severe weather to deal with, and we are watching the storms firing up right now in
missouri and on into illinois, and we have the area of severe weather from wichita into the parts of theup of michigan. 36 million people at risk for damaging winds and hail and can't love a isolated tornado or two, and rain amounts from three to five inches from oklahoma into missouri, and rest of the country looking at plenty of sunshine along the eastern seaboard and expect to see sunny skies out west, and puget sound, hot in texas, and dallas is going to get up to 100 degrees, 96 in houston and the m mid-atlantic states seeing warm. >> the metro area is a cloudy look and warm, and sunshine breaking out elsewhere around the metro area, and highs reaching near 90, and then tomorrow the real heat moves
upper 90s thursday, friday, saturday and sunday, and also the mid-90s. the hot weather continues all the way through next week. hottest temperatures may be the end of next week, up near 100 degrees. >> guys, coming up at 9:00, we are celebrating the official opening of skull island. reign of kong. how exciting is it going to be the first to ride the reign of kong, because that's what we do, we make it rain in here. now the countdown to rio, and this week we are catching up with famous athletes from the olympics past. team usa will be represented by 126 men in track and field and that includes 500 current world champions, and 84 first timers, but who is counting. >> and all of them could learn a
and natalie recently caught up with her. >> good morning, and long before usain bolt came along, there's the man with golden shoes. these days, johnson is helping other athletes reach new heights using new technology at a especially designed performance jump. if speed were a superpower, michael johnson would be a superhero. >> i woke up every day with the singular objective to run faster and i was obsessed with that. >> it was that obsession that propelled his relentless drive to become the fastest man on the planet. >> take me back to the '90s, the er of a of michael johnson. >> he was unstoppable, defying critics throughout the decade breaking records and
eight world championships, and nabbing gold at three different olympic games. >> i was the fastest kid in my class and i was the youngest of five kids so i could stay away from the older brothers and sisters. >> by the time he graduated in baylor university, he was a red-hot runner, and ranked number one in the world and qualified for the barcelona games in 1992. but then a crushing blow just before his first olympic race. >> you had a terrible case of food poisoning and did not make the 200 meter finals. >> that's still to this day the most difficult thing i ever had to deal with. >> it did not stop him, and it propelled him. >> michael johnson of the u.s., a big lead over great britain. >> you got to have a strategy mapped up out in your mind. >> at the '96 games in at hrapb
golden tphaoeubgies. won the 40 mooert a meter and the 200. his time, the fastest in history solidifying his super hero status. johnson was overcome with emotion. >> to be successful is a great, great sense of pride. >> reporter: king of the track and nicknamed super man, the endorsements poured in. michael johnson was a household name. on top of the world, johnson was tenacious in his training for the 2000 sydney games but he didn't qualify for the 200 meter final after pulling up with an injury in trials. in the 400-meter, however, he held on to his title winning his fourth gold at age 33. at those same games johnson took home his fifth and final gold medal with the 4x400 relay team. but in 2008, devastating news. that last medal of his career would come backo
eight years later, one of your teammates admitted to doping. >> that was very difficult. i was very angry about it >> that was very difficult and i was angry about it but at the end of the day it was a very tragic situation. >> today at age 48, johnson says he still winning off the track. >> life is good. i am very fortunate. i have a great wife and great son and have my charity foundation. >> and also is an intrapreneur, and after a long-standing relationship with the maker of his golden shoes, he optimizes ability. athletes train here using nike technology. >> the next one you will try to stay more symmetrical. >> i got
the golden shoes. >> reporter: if we had more time together i might be able to compete in rio. when it comes to that other speed demon. >> usain bolt, michael johnson, if you could turn back the clock, who would win? >> every time we line up, i win, guaranteed. >> reporter: he certainly does still win when it comes to the 400 meter, and johnson still holds the record for the 400 meter, and his record for the 200 was broken by bolt eight years after he retired and he was rooting for him to break the record. >> we should say in all the years we covered michael johnson in the olympics, one of the gracious and generous guys we ever dealt with. >> i love the way he says,
we will catch up with the michael phelps of his generation, mark spits. >> we are going to talk about . >> announcer: this is a news4 today news break. >> it's 8:26 on this wednesday, july 13th. let's check on our morning commute with jack taylor. >> thanks and good morning. we had a lot of slow traffic this morning, and it's the continuous track work, and route 1, the gorge washington parkway, a broken-down vehicle. and then south of baltimore, the earlier crash has been put to the shoulder so the delays should begin to ease. we will have a check on your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
banana bananas. your your ultimate summer survival guide. "consumer reports" rounds up the absolute best of the best, from speakers to suntan lotion, barbecues to bug spray. and we'll show you how to create a deliciously different summer salad done on a grill. first, let's get . al is in orlando all morning. good morning again. >> good morning, guys. let's show you what we have going on. very exciting. universal orlando resorts' new ride officially opens today. behind me some of the characters you will get to meet on this great ride. skull island brings the next generation of the king kong legend to life. and filled with menacing prehistoric beast, and
outraging struggles with kong, and he is friend or foe? we rode this ride yesterday, and ina stunning experience, and one of the longest universal ride experiences ever created. a lot in store for you but we will get to that coming up in the next hour. the weather in orlando, 98 degrees, but it's a cool heat. not really. we're looking again at lots of hit and miss showers and thunderstorms here in the gulf coast and a slight risk of strong storms from ohio into kansas, and then the pacific northwest looking good, and for tomorrow a slight risk and wet weather from the northeast into the mid mississippi river valley, and gulf showers into the southeastern atlantic
states, and western part of the country toasty and plenty of sunshine. >> good morning. cloudy in the metro area and a live view from the camera, and we don't have rain anywhere in the vicinity. later today might get a thundershower popping up in the afternoon and near 90 degrees and as we get into tomorrow, a smaller chance of an afternoon storm, but all about the heat after that. all the way into next week, each day, into the mid-90s, and even upper 90s by the end of next week. >> by the way, savannah, these doors over here, these doors are 36-feet tall. >> big doors. >> those are big doors, al. thank you so much. "mr. robot" fans are happy, and break out star
troubled cyber vigilante. >> i thought we were done with all that. >> here. there's more work to be done. our revolution needs a leader. what are we doing instead? journaling. you think this is going to get rid of me? i am not to be gotten rid of. >> this year's golden >> this year's golden globes were good to "mr. robot." good morning. >> good morning. >> let me issue a correction, your character's name is alderson, not anderson. >> not a big deal. >> the show has been critically acclaimed and you guys have been critically acclaimed and are you surprised at how successful it has been? >> happy. >> yeah, i think it has been -- you know, the whole experience, when you sign on to do a
you never have any idea how it's going to be received, what people are going to take away from it, and it started, and we screened it about a year and a half ago, and from that point on it has been an exciting ride. >> christian we have known you for many years, and this is your first break out role, what has it been like to go through it. >> pretty wild. to garner the attention it has, it has been huge. certainly changed my life. >> nobody will accuse the show of not taking on the big topics. you have cyber security, and you have corporate greed, and you have mental illness, and i mean, is that what makes it interesting every week? >> definitely something in there for everyone, besides being a ridiculously cool and fun and
are deep layers that people socially -- we create this global pandemic that removes people from financial debt, and it's also entertaining to watch. >> it is a show, obviously, about technical issues and all of these relevant subjects, and at the same time it's about human beings, and the generous creator was adamant about making sure these characters were all extraordinarily flushed out and relatab relatable. >> it's complicated in terms of the plot but it's interesting because one of the key threads is this relationship between mr. robot and elliott, and we learned in season one, there's more to it than suspected and i -- am i giving anything away if i say the true nature of the relationship? >> you are to those that have not seen it. >> i
ramy malik. >> there's a depth to the relationship -- >> and also great chemistry going on as well. >> we enjoy each other. >> you mentioned the cyber security angle of it, and has it made either of you think about what you do online and on your phones and stuff? >> yeah, it raised -- hey, look at her jumping in the background. certainly raised her levels of awareness with the dangers out there with the internet, and it's an amazing tool and can also be a very powerful weapon as well. >> and you changed your password from password to something else. >> constantly. >> we know your password is password. i change my e-mail like every two weeks now. i am so worried about it. i just think i am hacked. i assume that my life is hacked,
>> exactly. >> and then go from there. >> that's how it is now. >> we are real excited. season 2 of mr. robot. congratulations on all of your successes. >> thank you so much. >> boy or girl? >> i will never tell. >> come on, what do we have to do? >> don't hack me. "mr. robot" and elliott alderson. we have consumer reports ultimate summer survival guide. first, this is "today" on nbc. man: hey baby, how are you? woman: i have a surprise for you. man: you have a surprise for me? narrator: at dominion, 1 in 5 new hires is a veteran.
according to the magazine. nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> we will start at the beach and it's hot and you need protection, and how do you get the umbrella to stay still? >> the scariest thing at the beach is a flying umbrella. this is called the dig it. this was the hardest one to pull out of the ground. >> you have to anchor it far into the sand. >> could you weight it if you want with a cooler, and it will fit almost any umbrella. >> do we know the prices? >> $40. and the prices will be on the website. >> chanel and savannah in our beach chairs. c, by the way. tell me about the cooler. >> this is the 18-quart coleman cooler. this is great. this will keep your drinks cooled in 100 degree heat. one thing that's really nice -- hoda, kathie
listening -- you can actually stand up a wine bottle inside and it holds up to 24 cans or bottles. >> fantastic, ladies. enjoy your cool drinks. if you're like me, you walk into a drugstore or some store like that and you're just kind of at a loss for all the different kinds of sunscreens. >> hard to tell. "consumer reports" thankfully reviewed them all. this got a 98 out of 100 from "consumer reports." this is pure sun defense. you can get it for $6 at walmart. spf 50, unscented, water resistant so great for kids and ideal for sensitive skin. >> all right. >> this is the big winner. a 100 out of 100. this is trader joe's spray. i'm a little bit lazy, i don't actually like to get in there with the lotion. spray this all over, oil-free. spf 50 and also a little bit of aloe. on this one, an 85. this is more of a face lotion so it is even for more sensitive skin. it absorbs quickly, no white residu
face. >> let's take a look at some of these other items. bug spray. something everybody needs in the summer. >> everybody's particularly worried at a barbecue. right? this is a sort of natural. it this is sort of natural, and it's effective for up to eight hours and it's deet free. >> this is considered the natural repellant. got an 87 out of 100. acts maybe six or seven hours, and it did get an excellent rating. >> and this is the throw-back -- >> yeah, looks like amplifiers from rock bands. >> these are from marshal dials.
portable, bluetooth. one of the loudest. >> "consumer reports" loved this. we've got two different grills to talk about. this is a very portable grill. >> are you more of a tailgater or more of a cook at home? >> more of a cook at home person. >> if you were actually a tailgater, this is what you want to look at. the weber 1000 portable grill. button push start, stainless steel burner. $170 is a pretty good price for a portable grill. best of all, it comes fully assembled out of the box. >> and this one back here comes with carson doing a little cooking. >> happy summer, everybody. >> who knew carson can cook? >> that's delicious. this is the next grill. it has the highest score from consumer reports among the mid-sized grill. >> what do you like to do on the side burner. >> in this case you
chilly over here, chili dogs. >> i know i hated when the burgers tasted like meat, so put them on the separate burner. >> again, all of these products rated highly by consumer reports. olivia stearns, thank you very much. up next, once you got the grill you will want to throw almost everything on it, but salad? we will show you how with megan marco back here, but first this is "today" on nbc. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 100 meg internet.
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on her blog, the tig. megan, nice to see you. welcome back. >> thank you. >> we're making something unusual here. people don't think of this. we are talking about salad on the grill. let's start -- here's the ingredient panel. what do we need to know? >> really simple. we will do a nice grilled sallid, and you can do any sort of dressing you want, caesar or anything else. we will start with marinating the shrimp. all of the seasonings here. >> how long in advance do you do this? >> an hour in advance. you definitely want to put it in the fridge and let it marinate for a bit. >> before you cook the shrimp, what temperature do you like them to be at? >> don't put
on, it will make it tough. too . we'll pretend like the magic of tv. they've been marinating a bit. but then the lettuces. this is what i love. you can grill lettuce and it has the most amazing flavor. >> i've never heard of that. >> it holds up. you can grill radicchio, kale, whatever you want. half it length wise so it ends up still keeping that base on there. because ultimately you can end up holding it like a hand-held salad. you can take the creases out of the middle to create a bit of a boat to put our ingredients in. we'll put that there. >> very happy about grilling lettuce. >> exactly. do a little bit of olive oil, get them ready for the grill, a little bit of salt. and then we can take this with our shrimp over to the grill. >> we don't need tongs, i guess. >> just in case. >> let's do the shrimp
>> exactly. thank you. so you're going to let those gril >> you are going to let those grill, and at the same time on low heat, have your lettuce, olive oil side down and they will cook quickly, and you will get a nice char mark like this. >> this is what it will look like when you have them grilled for a while. you like croutons, and you have bread on the grill as well. >> we will end up pounding it down, so it's almost more like bread crumbs. >> i think we are good. >> so from our toasted bread, we will move your malut and get that smaller. little bit smaller. i think it is nice to make homemade breadcrumbs. >> can we look at our tasters for a second? carson, you like anything you can eat with your hands. >> taco
fun, too. it is great for kids as well. at a barbecue people have a hot dog or hamburger. people who don't want gluten, you can have a hand-held salad. we'll take some shrimp that's already been chopped a little bit. we can put some of that on there. >> you make sure you cut the tails off those. >> exactly. obviously they're peel and deveined. it makes this little boat shape so it is really easy to fill in. then we can give it a little squirt of lemon. we have two dressings, ball samac or caesar. you p. then a little sprinkle of breadcrumbs. yep. >> not a lot, right? >> no. exactly. especially if you're going to hold it. you don't want it spilling everywhere but still get all that good flavor. and if you'd rather, just use a fork and knife, you can do that, o. these look really good. >> they are really yummy. >> and easy. >> yeah, exactly. >> thank you.
al is down in orlando on birthday duty. hi, al. >> thanks so much. thday duty. >> hey, guys. thanks so much. because we're on the road and can say happy birthday to some great folks. let's check out who is on the smucker's jar this morning. happy 100 birthday to maxine beatle of sanford, florida. she enjoys spending time with her kids, and 17 grandchildren. cyrus worked as a watchmaker into his 90s but then he said it was time to retire. he's been happily married for 74 years. say hi to dorothy ralston of farmington, connecticut. this scrabble champion is 102 years old. when she was 85, she rode a motorcycle for the first time. got to love that. how about a happy 106th birthday to
springs, new mexico. a life-long rancher who's proud of her prize winning horses. love this guy's next name -- ace simpson. ace celebrating 100 years. from birmingham, alabama, served during world war ii. again we thank him for his service. and a 100th birthday to ralph cranston of salt lake city, utah. an active guy. still bowls three times a week and he scores higher than i do. if you know someone who's celebrating a 100th birthday or anniversary of 75 years or more, please tell us about it at today.com/celebrate. remember, send us a photo as well. guys? >> all right, al. you guys are about to take a big ride down there in orlando, right? >> that's right. we're about to we're about to transport from studio 1a to hear, and then we will show you food, fashion and everything going on from universal
much more ahead on a wednesday morning. we're back after your local news and weather. >> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. >> 8:56 is your time now on this wednesday, july 13th, 2016. good morning to you. i am eun yang. right now jack taylor has an update on your morning commute. >> we had trouble around dupont circle affecting new hampshire avenue and the trc
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check it out. they finally installed the transporter here in the orange room. let's try it out. >> i don't know. >> you will never make it back for the show. >> fine, you don't try. we will try -- >> i am out of here, see you. >> where do you want to go? >> i don't know. >> there's a new ride at orlando -- >> alex, beam us up. >> sending you now. >> something is tickling. >> whoa! that was some ride. >> man. >> where are we? >> a jungle but i don't know if this is skull island. >> at least
>> yeah, that transformer's got a nice fashion sense. >> it does. >> we got to get to the show. i don't know where heck we are. >> i don't know and they're probably looking for us. >> yeah. >> transporter malfunction. >> where's skull island? i don't know where we are. i have no idea. >> that's crazy -- what the heck! >> what? this isn't skull island! it's jurassic park! oh, wait a minute. come on, come on, skull island is this week. look, we'll take this. oh, it's locked! come on, come on. just run. you don't have to outrun the raptor. you just have to outrun me. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today's take." with al roker. >> let's do it! >> natalie morales. and tamron hall.
the world. >> announcer: live from universal orlando resort in orlando, florida. >> we should have flown. >> did you see in we were almost eaten alive. >> well, i got here at midnight and i still beat you guys. >> the transporter malfunctioned. >> i've already had my banana frostee here. >> thank you. cheers! >> welcome. >> welcome to a special edition of "today" for a wednesday morning, july 13, al along with natalie and tamron. we are happy to be celebrating the spirit of this great city, and hopefully bringing joy after a few tough weeks
rebounding. we are -- we are excited to be opening the brand-new ride. >> you guys checked it out yesterday. it's amazing, right? >> it's amazing. we got so close that kong's breath was right up on us. >> but first we ended up at jurassic park. it's really amazing. the raptor, there's a guy that works with him, and he's a raptor wrangler, and he is a guy that controls the -- >> cameron did not quite understand that he was in character. she thought he was controlling the captor. >> this is me, and i was -- >> it's so realistic.
bit the top of al's head and i thought it was going to bite me, but the detail from skull island's ride to jurassic, it's incredible what happens. magic. >> including these banana icies you can get here at skull island. whaeufplt is the temperature now? >> about 85. >> our audience, the coolest people in the world, not one is dripping sweat. >> they have a booth where you can have your sweat glands removed. >> later, we will take you on the ride. it's amazing. it's 3d and the only ride outside and inside. it's cool. >> you feel like kong is right around you. >> you are in the middle of the fight. >> yeah. >> wow. >> we were at universal hollywood and
of it there, and we did that three weeks ago, and the animation and graphics, fantastic. >> we have been perusing around for great memories, and buzzfeed, they came up with 24 things that theme park lovers will understand. are you ready for the list? >> we are not going to do all 24, right? >> no. >> the joy of finding a ride with no lines. >> yes. >> unfortunately, that means usually the ride is close. >> trying to find out where the cameras are so you can strike a pose for the picture. >> yeah, we road the hulk coaster, which was getting ready to re-open, and it was pretty intense. >> that's one of my kids' favorite roller coasters. >> i look like i am just barely getting through this. barely getting through it.
>> deciding whether you are brave enoh for the front of the roller coaster. >> what do they say? >> for that first drop, for example, you see that, and there's nothing in front of you. >> this one for natalie, another one on the list is judging everybody that did not bring a swimsuit to your ride. >> last time we were here we went on a water ride and clearly i was not well prepared and did not get a memo on the ride. we were drenched. >> you dried off because it's so hot. >> yeah, it was a sunny day. we appreciated being cooled down a little bit by get
avoid getting in line behind the group with the matching t-shirts. >> who is wearing matching t-shirts -- >> we weeded them out. >> a couple days ago i saw a group, and i said is there a limit to the number of people that can be in one group, had to be 50 or 60 people. about 25% of the people that visit the park are international. i happen to be behind a group from argentina, and it was fun watching them in their matching shirts. >> let's talk music, things that get you in vacation mode. who has a favorite vacation song? yell it out. think vacation -- >>
the go goes. ♪ ♪ beautiful day ♪ >> classic, mr. lionel richie, "dancing on the ceiling." >> do you guys want to get up and dance? >> they can't hear it. >> my song, and i bet you know this one, "hot, hot, hot." ♪ ♪ >> there you go. >> any execute. >> there's a raptor right beside us. >> these are really good, by the way. >> let's show what you have going on weather-wise. we havee
we are looking at strong storms already firing up in kansas, and we have severe thunderstorm watches and warnings, and from wichita into indianapolis, and can't rule out an isolated tornado or two and these systems will push south and east, and flash flooding possible and will last into tomorrow morning and push further into the south and the gulf coast. looking from anywhere of three to five inches of rain in the plains. good morning. sunshine breaking out. don't have rain in the vicinity, one shower north of baltimore but later today we have an increasing chance of scattered afternoon thundershowers and no severe storms, and 90 midafternoon, and then comes the heat wave, highs in mid and upper 90s all the way to the end
of a storm tomorrow, and as well on monday and perhaps thursday into next week, when it will be up near 100 degrees. >> that is your latest weather. coming up next, tam and i take on kong. find out who won. we may never be the same again. >> kong won. >> that's right after this. you think differently about w
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of kong. >> that's right, nat. the 3-d attraction is set in 1931 brings the king kong legend to life for a brand-new generation. >> so being the thrill seekers that we are, al and i buckled up, threw on our glasses and went for a wild ride. >> ready to visit skull island? >> um, i guess. >> skull island awaits. >> al roker, you know i'm so nervous. >> glasses on. >> glasses on. >> all right. let's do it! >> whoa. door's closing. look at those doors. >> oh, my goodness. >> it looks like the legend has passed on. >> those are some big bones. >> that must have been a heck of a barbecue. oh! >> bet you didn't see that coming. >> wow.
oh, he's looking at you, al. >> you're the boss. >> yes, you're the boss, kong. >> okay, folks, wait until we come to a stop. >> woo! >> wow! >> that's amazing! okay. skull island -- >> is messy. >> -- is bug gutsville. >> man. >> and how about kong? how big was he? >> he's -- but you know what? his breath is refreshingly sweet. >> i thought the same thing. >> it was right up on us. >> maybe it is the bananas. >> the best breath i've ever smelled. >> kong likes ba flan thats? he flosses and eats bananas. >> you were worried about kate, and she is here.
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and loud. one, two, three, four! >> guys, check this out. ♪ i don't want to work i want to bang on the drum all day ♪ ♪ i don't want to work i want to bang on the drum all day ♪ ♪ ♪ >> woo! yeah! >> thank you, guys. univers universal. thanks so much. coming ing up, universal wi never shall the same as tamron and her nieces hit all the attractions from the wizarding world of harry potter to minion mayhem. we'll check it all out after your local news and weather.
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concerned for today we are looking at plenty of rough weather making its way through the parts of the mid plains where we have a risk of strong storms and we have plenty of sunshine along the east coast, and tomorrow more of the same, the heat continues in the southeast and gulf coast and out west we are expecting to see, again, a risk of strong storms in the central plains. that's what is going on around the country, and here's what is happening in your minion world. >> we are in the upper 70s near 80 degrees, and a little shower here around baltimore, and elsewhere no rain anywhere around. tomorrow the mid-90s, only a small chance of an afternoon storm and then a major heat wave moves in and will be in place all the way for the next ten days. the hottest days may be the end of next week, and it may be up near 100 degrees.
>> that's your latest weather. in minion speak. hey. i didn't hear you, al. you are racking up the points here. >> i came down to florida with my mini squad and we hit the ground running here at universal orlando from harry potter, there were so many options for my bffs. but we wanted to make sure that we made the most of our day so we called upon travel expert and contributor, universal's official blogger, angie. she gave us a little advice. >> universal studios, florida. we're here! >> i'm tamron. >> hi, tamron. i'm abgi. >> i'm leah. >> i'm
you are a universe annual expert? >> i guess you could say that. >> what are you interested? >> harry potter. >> and minions. >> reporter: with that, it's time to get started. >> when you come to universal, you have to plan your day. the easiest way is to open the unversal app, and it tells you wait times and you can get more out of your day. >> how are you guys? >> minions! >> reporter: bye, guys. thank you. are you ready for the despicable me? >> for any kid nervous about jumping on a ride, there's something on the app for that. >> if you happen to have anybody
to ride, one adult stays with the kids and one adult gets to ride and you get to swap. >> that's cool. minionized. >> it's a >> reporter: it's a minion gone tkpwau line. one of my favorite things to do is to show the folks harry potter. >> yeah. >> guys, look what angie has. >> ladies, i have the very most special wands in all of >> reporter: thank you. ready for hog wart school of wizardry. >> don't mind us. we are just
walls here at platform 9, the best route to hog warts express. 45 minutes of walking in between each park. >> now that we've arrived, sweet treats. >> what's it taste like? >> sour. >> let's try chocolate frog. and then, there's that famous drink. >> cheers! >> and giana would not let me say no to this next journey. [ screams ] aunt tamron's ready to slow things down. >> seuss landing. we're off to the carousel! >> this is one
redfish bluefish. >> at the end of the day, nothing like a water ride to make everyone happy. >> you are the driver! >> ever! >> thank you. i'll take it as a compliment. >> we had such a great time but you know this as a mom. so there we are with the two kids. layla, fore24 hours, talked only about meeting the minions when she met them. got completely nervous. and that app was so handy. a lot of parents can relate to when you get to the park, one kid gets tired. maybe one is fussy and you don't want to ruin the whole vacation. >> absolutely. got to count on that. >> by the way, tomorrow, universal orlando welcomes the first guest to its fifth on-site hotel, the caribbean inspired got all kinds of stuff, early admission and some attractions, and meet popeye and his girls. >> if you are
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beachwear because it is all on sale. this collection is all under $50. love always by s.d. i love this coverup. moms always ask for coverage with a cover-up. this one isn't too sheer. it is from bloomingdale's. these sandals are from white plum. then on the kids, they love their outfits. he's wearing his entire look from old navy. everything is under -- >> his hair's from old navy? >> no , his hair is amazing. both of these pieces are under $15. she's rock being the coordinated look. those sandals are payless. under $20. >> these kids have great hair. >> like their gorgeous mom, our producer. thank you, guys. >> next up, we're
it is all about comfort. you want fabrics that breathe and that are really, really cool. let's start with mom here. samantha. she's got a jean jacket but it is short sleeved so there can be a little bit of coverage in the morning, then as it gets warmer, you can take it off. then she has a great little top from h and m. how cute are her slip-on sneakers? hottest trend of the summer. these here. then billy is rock being the romper trend. this is from old navy, under $20. we matched her little slip-ones to mom. >> they coordinate but it is not matchy-matchy. yes. then on aaron, he's just cool style all the way. of course he has his fed dora here. these t-shirts are the kind your kids will beg you to wear because they are super soft. >> the great thing is if they get wet on one of the rides, they'll dry off. >> then these
all about comfort for the theme park for the family. >> thank you, guys. like your hat, very al roker of you. >> finally, going out on the town? >> if parents are going to make a little time for themselves, whether they're bringing kids or not, you want easy outfits. the trendiest way to dress up on vacation. it is all about color for the lady. she's doing two trends in one with the off-the-shoulder top from top shelf. then it is all about texture this summer. beautiful lace skirt from top shop. her bags are from banana republic. mix in a print. then here on jason, ultimate dad chic style. it is basically just a t-shirt but the new khaki has a little bit of a grey tone to it. these are from express. this is a travel blazer. it doesn't wrinkle, made of cotton and linen. you can roll that up in your suitcase. this is from h & m and also under $100 for that. super affordable for parents and kids. >> thank you so much. coming up next, three words
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universal parks and resorts. >> hi, welcome to universal orlando. >> we are so happy to be here and so happy to be in front of this. >> these are the big pinks. eight inches wide. perfe perfectly frosted. three-quarters of a pound. so eat at least two of them. >> these are at the simpson's. large lads is probably the best part. then we have at city walk the nbc sports grill and brew. and we have this giant -- look at this -- 12 inches wide, bigger than your head. delicious for slayering. it comes with a queso -- white queso dip and a little bit of specialty mustard. >> then we have a two-foot
boy, they love these. this is actually the size of six regular hot dogs. >> that's incredible. >> but we -- boy, they love them. guests love them. >> the volcano nachos. >> that's when you want to chill, put your legs up on the chair at margaritaville, jimmy buffett's margaritaville over at city walk and have that volcano. three pounds of volcano nachos. >> al was looking forward to this. the giant turkey leg. is that throughout the park, too. >> these are. they're throughout the park. >> you just squirted! >> these are about a pound and a half a piece, average. boy, our guests just love them. >> at vivo italian kitchen, being italian i'm partial to cannolis. this thing is two pounds of filling with chocolate, vanilla, chocolate chips. >> a healthy alternative. >> sure. is
this is one of our dishes that we feature at mythos. little butter, onions, chorizo. a wonderful swordfish dish. i'm going to caramelize that. then put the swordfish on here, a little salt and pepper. >> something for every pallet. the fun size to the more sophisticated here. >> it sure is. i'm going to finish this off with a little farro. a little escarole. a little bit of mint. yellow raisins. golden raisins. and a little bit of lemon. this is a beautiful dish. we also have some whole grains. in a few other of the restaurants, too. >> so you can eat healthy. >> absolutely. >> we have something for everybody. >> you've got this delicious sauce on top right here. >> this is a sweet yellow pepper sauce that goes perfectly with it. the rur
>> when you are away from your tv, check the latest forecast and weather where you are with the nbc washington app. storm team 4 radar showing sprinkles along the bay and later today might get an isolated thundershower with a high around 90, and then here comes the heat wave that will last for several days all the way to the end of next week where it will be up to near 100 degrees by the end of next week, and a small chance of a storm as we get into monday and then the following thursday. back to you. coming up on "news4 midday," we will have the latest on a commercial fire on northeast washington that sent a firefighter to the hospital.
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