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gun violence has plagued our nation and terrorized our children >> i hope and believe that we will have a vote before we break for the fourth of july the new week and potential deal for new federal gun laws. a bipartisan group of senators announced the framework, but now a bill must be drawn up. we'll tell you what's in it and what's not
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round two of the january 6 hearings will begin in a few hours as the committee will focus on what they call former president trump's big lie. stock market deep in the red. inflation soaring. prices on everything rising. families forced to cut back and do without our kate snow goes "in depth." country superstar toby keith's cancer diagnosis revealed can your future weight be predicted at birth a fascinating study to battle obesity. it's monday, june 13th "early today" starts now >> thanks for starting the week with us. i'm frances rivera >> and i'm phillip mena. summer is getting an early start with a blast of dangerous heat more than a million americans across the united states are facing record breaking highs this week. temperatures in phoenix, arizona climbing to 114 degrees this weekend. evacuations have been ordered north of flag staff, arizona, over the pipeline fire has exploded to about 5,000 acres in just one day
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fuelled by the extreme heat and strong winds for more on intense conditions let's bring in nbc meteorologist michelle grossman. michelle, good morning >> good morning. i hope you had a great weekend it was a sweltering weekend for many of us we'll continue at least through wednesday. we'll see hundreds of records broken this is an historic area, high pressure bringing in the southerly flow we have a jet stream so far to the north bringing in summer like temperatures. let's go ahead and take a look at the warnings. we have a lot of them, 54 million americans today under some sort of heat alert. this most likely will be extended as we head throughout the next couple of hours those numbers are going to climb, but we are looking at excessive heat warnings, excessive heat watches we had report of a man baking a cake and also a burger on his dashboard in phoenix so it is hot out there we're looking at heat stretching from the southwest to upper midwest, ohio valley into parts of the carolinas here to set up the jet stream so far to the north allowing the summer like heat to climb all the way to the upper midwest, we're going to see heat indices
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at 115 that's why it's so dangerous we're going to see itfor a couple days. we're looking at 100 records in 125 states that record heat continuing today. also wednesday look at some of these temperatures, guys we're looking at 105 in parts of kansas and it will feel like 115 for some >> wow >> all right, thank you, michelle a bipartisan group of senators may have finally ended a years long impasse over new federal gun laws in this country. ten democrats and ten republicans say they have a framework for a stricter set of gun safety laws. it comes after thousands protests in cities across the country calling for an end to gun violence nbc's job nbc's josh lederman breaks it down for us. >> reporter: democrats and republicans doing what almost no one thought they could, reaching a deal on guns it's a compromise, far short of what democrats wanted. like an assault weapons ban. still president biden saying it would be the most significant gun legislation to pass congress
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in decades the president pushing congress to pass it fast, writing, the sooner it comes to my desk, the sooner i can sign it just this weekend, tens of thousands took to the streets across the u.s demanding that congress act. >> i want to bring a measure to the floor for a vote as quickly as possible. >> reporter: the center piece of the deal targets 18 to 21-year-old gun buyers, requiring them to wait for enhanced background checks that will include a check with local police it's just a framework with details missing, but ten republicans have signed on, enough to survive a filibuster and stand a real chance of becoming law even senate republican leader mitch mcconnell a staunch gun rights advocate issuing a statement supporting the negotiations, though not necessarily the final product. >> i think that there is a breakthrough here. >> reporter: a breakthrough congress failed to reach after so many previous mass shootings. this time lawmakers reaching for more modest steps, agreeing to
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help states carry out red flag laws which let courts take guns away from people deemed a risk to themselves or others. and closing a loophole that has allowed some domestic abusers to buy guns despite their violent past there is also money for school security and mental health key republican asks. the most recent push on gun violence following major mass shootings in buffalo and uvalde, texas. >> our thanks to josh for that report in just a few hours, the january 6 committee will reveal more of their findings lawmakers are expected to layout the case that former president trump knew he lost the 2020 election and made an effort to spread disinformation. the witness list includes former trump campaign manager bill steppian, and former fox news political ed for chris steilwalt. here's more. >> reporter: a key witness to
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testify, 2020 campaign manager bill steppian. the committee forcing him to testify by subpoena. he supervised the conversion of the 2020 campaign operation into a disinformation campaign to overturn the election. that messaging, they say, was then echoed by the rioters >> stop the steal. stop the steal >> reporter: former fox news political editor also expected to testify >> i was asked to testify and i got to go. >> reporter: he is coming under fire from the former president after defending the network's decision to call arizona for then candidate biden, the first major signal trump would lose his reelection bid the hearing expected to focus on how the deadly attack on the capitol was no spontaneous riot, but the direct result of the former president's misinformation campaign. >> the president absolutely tried to overthrow the will of the people >> reporter: members confident their nearly year long probe has produced sufficient evidence for a criminal indictment. >> once the evidence is accumulated by the justice
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department, it needs to make a decision about whether it can prove to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt the president's guilt or anyone else's they need to be investigated if there's credible evidence, which i think there is >> our thanks for that report. lester holt will lead nbc's special coverage of this morning's hearing starting at 10:00 eastern. captured on multiple cameras 31 members of a far-right group police say were on their way to disresult pride celebrations this happened in coeur d'alene, idaho. they heard of impending attempts to disrupt the pride in the park celebration. on saturday afternoon, acting on a tip from the public, they stopped a u-haul truck with 31 men on board, many wearing masks and holding shields. a smoke grenade was also found among the suspects' belongings they have all been charged with conspiracy to riot police say they are affiliated with the national patriot front as a hate group by the southern poverty law center >> let's go back to michelle for
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today's severe weather forecast. hi again, michelle >> hi there. yeah, we're looking at stormy weather once again today the ohio valley into the great lakes, parts of the northeast as well 43 million people at risk. we could see winds gusting up to 57 miles per hour. that is more than hurricane force winds. you only need 74 miles an hour for category 1 hurricane it will be gusty out there also looking at a chance of hail a few tornadoes are possible tomorrow we're going to see the risk into the carolinas. we're looking at 8 million people at risk once again for gustyds, wi winndt in south central stat1 in san antonio, 97 oklahoma city guys, we'll talk about the week ahead. we'll talk more about the heat, stormy weather and fire alerts out there. >> all right, we'll talk to you soon, michelle
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thank you. during this pride month we will take a look back at the pulse night club shooting now six years removed. >> millions are facing tough economic times with sky high inflation. we'll talk to multiple families about how they are coping next i literally use this every day. to make my house smell amazing. after i make the bed, after my dog jumps off the couch. so i can wear my jacket or jeans one more time, before i wash them again. it even makes shoes smell fresh. it doesn't cover up odors with scent... but actually eliminates them! ♪ over one thousand uses. febreze fabric refresher. my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... the tightness, stinging... the pain. emerge tremfyant®. with tremfya®, most people saw 90% clearer skin at 16 weeks. the majority of people saw 90% clearer skin even at 5 years. serious allergic reactions may occur. tremfya® may increase your risk of infections and lower your ability to fight them.
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vice president kamala harris made a surprise appearance at a pride festival in d.c. she took the stage addressing the alleged far-right plot that was foiled at an lgbtq event in idaho. >> no one should fear going to a pride celebration because of a white supremacist. [ cheers and applause no one should fear loving who they love. >> after a two-year hiatus, the pride festival was in full swing in los angeles thousands came out with 130 floats the first-ever permitted pride parade in the world was held in l.a. in 1970 country superstar toby keith is giving his fans a health update, announcing his battle with stomach cancer on twitter keith diagnosed he was diagnosed last fall and has been receiving treatment. his july performance at the ohio state fair was canceled. no mention about whether upcoming concerts will be canceled the singer has assured he is
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taking time to rest and recover with his family and said he will see fans, quote, sooner than later. next on "early today," the full impact of inflation from wall street to your wallet the new report that's sparking massive sell-off >> and how it's hitting average american families. we'll hear from those forced to get crti teaveo make ends meet as food and fuel prices soar . detoxifies below the gumline... and restores by helping heal gums in as little as 7 days. crest. the #1 toothpaste brand in america. want more from your vitamins? get more with nature's bounty. from the first-ever triple action sleep supplement. to daily digestive support. to more wellness solutions every day. get more with nature's bounty. with depression, you just feel...blah. not okay. all...the...symptoms. need to deal with this.
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wall street is bracing for anotherbloodbath nasdaq futures are down 2% on the heels of friday's sell-off the index dropped 3.5% while the dow plummeted 900 points after a hott hotter than expected inflation report cryptocrashed at $25,000, its lowest level in a year and a
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half >> inflation is leading more and more families struggling gas is now at $5 a gallon on average nationally, and new data shows inflation is at its worst since 1981 up 8.6% since last year. kate snow spoke to families making big changes to get by >> reporter: what's your day look like? across the country americans are waking up to a new reality >> whiz wake up in the morning i start worrying about bills that need to be paid. >> i start worrying about how i'm going to, you know, provide for my family. >> i worry more about what my kids are feeling more than anything >> reporter: in the town of lumberton in southeast texas >> be with everyone in the country that is in need. >> reporter: rising prices have forced bridget and johnny to drastically change their way of life >> i feel stressed about everything >> reporter: they've had to cut back on activities they enroll their three kids in. >> we find more activities to do that are cheaper, free
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>> reporter: and they stopped eating out >> the other day my kids were talking about how they miss eating pizza hut because for us that was a luxury item >> reporter: instead bridget keeps to a tight grocery budget. >> if i start to see my budget going over, then i go back through my list and see what do i absolutely have to have this week they don't get their frozen waffles and things like that as much any more because they cost. it's luxury items we cut out >> reporter: outside sacramento, melissa and mike carr are making sacrifices, too. >> we're giving grant a haircut here so that we can save about $30 from this haircut. my husband gets -- does his own hair, and we cut our 22-year-old son's hair as well and then i was able to find somebody to cut my hair for about $25, which is amazing for a woman's haircut. >> reporter: rising prices have taken more than just a financial toll >> and so i thank the lord >> we are so low on everything i'm dreading this grocery trip
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the economy the past two months has been a lot for us. it just really emotionally and mentally just trying to figure out how to make everything work. >> reporter: melissa now sells old items from her home on facebook market place to make extra money. >> i use facebook market place probably one to two times a week and sell several items at the same time. it's just a great way for us to save money, make some money and then we can do special things like date nights or help us out with some bills and there. >> reporter: outside detroit breeze brown had to take a second job delivering groceries. >> we're doing extra orders to get extra morning. >> reporter: she's scaling back her 2-year-old's son's activities >> my son noticed we had to make changes in the activities we usually do you know, he's usually into
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swim, martial arts i've had to cut costs just to put the necessities first. the hardest part of all of this is just having to, you know, keep going no matter what. of course, i have to keep going, but between inflation and me, inflation is winning >> reporter: that sense of defeat perhaps felt most when filling up for gas >> my feeling pulling up to the gas station is anxiety, stress >> it makes me very anxious and very stressed out. >> just how much it keeps going up especially in the last week we've gone up 50 cents just in the last week a gallon we have to start figuring out more ways to save to stay on our budget >> i'm okay right now, but i'm pretty sure it's going high, so i'm a little bit anxious about it this is a lot, guys. this is hard this is really hard. >> reporter: the lovell family drives far less combining most of their trips to use less gas >> most weeks we only leave
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twice a week >> reporter: breeze even switched her son's day care to save on gas. >> it was just, you know, a little bit cheaper and way closer >> reporter: families making major changes to get through uncertain times. >> my biggest fear right now is to keep a roof over our head, gas in our car, food on our table. >> my biggest fear is that things aren't going to get better that it's just going to keep getting worse. >> i also hope that no matter what that my family and people around us that we can see true hope and value in the life that we do have no matter what is going on >> our thanks to kate for that report michelle is next with a look at your weather and the week ahead. the dinosaurs of "jurassic world dominion" are the new "top gun" at the box office we'll be right back. same state farm agent. texted the next day? same guy. is that even legal?
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i made a promise we would bring it home. >> you made a promise to a dinosaur >> yeah. >> why >> dino domination at the box office "jurassic world dominion" pulled in $143 million over the weekend. the nbc universal film had the third biggest debut since the pandemic nbc's meteorologist michelle grossman is back with a look at the week ahead hey, michelle. >> it's a hot one. good idea to go to the movies. we're looking at temperatures in 100 in many spots. it will feel like 115 in many spots. that's a big one today, extreme heat across the country. looking at severe weather, ohio valley into parts of the upper midwest, great lakes and the mid-atlantic later today showers in the northern plains, a high fire danger in the southwest. we're watching the pipeline fire north of flagstaff and continued heat wednesday back to you guys >> michelle, thank you
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zyrtec. muddle no more. now to our nbc news series beyond the scale a look at the groundbreaking research underway to stop obesity before it starts so just how much of your health and weight is predetermined at birth? erica edwards investigates >> i know, little man. >> reporter: at just two weeks old, jamison hardy is helping scientists uncover the beginnings of obesity. first into the pea pod to measure his body fat why is it important to measure his body fat at 2 1/2 weeks old? >> from pregnancy to 2 is really setting the stage for lifetime
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health >> reporter: then into this chamber to calculate metabolism, how fast he burns calories during a typical newborn cycle of sleeping and eating >> this is the only machine of its kind in the world. why is it important in the study for obesity? >> if we don't understand what makes the metabolism different between people, so by making measurements of metabolism in very small people where it's really just about their biology, because the food is generally the same it's going to lead to some really exciting discoveries and how it can set the stage for future health and disease. >> reporter: leigh ann redman directs the lab at biomedical research center in baton rouge, louisiana. her team's work could provide the missing link in solving america's obesity crisis by breaking the cycle over generations. >> a child is definitely born predisposed to obesity it doesn't start with the parents. obesity risk can be established over two generations >> reporter: in other words my
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health right now will influence my grandchildren >> um-hmm, yes >> reporter: work at the lab addresses head-on a generally taboo topic, how overweight children often turn into overweight adults. the ultimate goal of this research is to prevent that pattern from ever beginning. how? by creating an individualized early intervention plan for at-risk babies >> if we make improvements to the child's diet and eating environment and habits early, that we can change the trajectory >> reporter: redman expects results from the research next year so far 40 babies have been in the metabolic chamber and hundreds more in the pea pod jamison's mom julie is aware that the research may not only help him, but millions of others >> more children have obesity. more children are developing diabetes if i can prevent that for my children, i think other parents would want to do that, too >> reporter: babies like jamison leading the way to fight
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obesity. erica edwards, nbc news, baton rouge, louisiana >> we do all this prenatal testing, you know. you can all the information you can get immediately after birth, all the better >> i was going to say once those babies come, a whole different world. anything to help out when anything to help out when comes doitwn big tobacco's cigarette butts filter practically nothing and are made of microplastic fibers that are toxic and cunning. they may seep into water and food, and air, too. and the smaller microplastics get, the more damage they do. could they end up in you, your bodies, their prey? new studies indicate possible links to mutations in dna. an evil lie with a future's worth of harm. to the world, now you know. so sound the alarm.
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and we're not trying to take guns away from people who are law-abiding citizens and we're trying to protect people from this epidemic of gun violence >> once the text is finalized, i will put this bill on the floor asap, as soon as possible, so that congress can quickly act to do something meaningful against gun violence >> this weekend a ne


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