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goo good morning. still at war. overnight president trump hits back at hillary clinton on twitter after she takes a few jabs at him during an appearance. >> he should worry less about the election and my winning the popular vote than doing some other things. >> as the president's new bid to dismantle obama care hits new roadblocks. is his second attempt on life support already? spectacular crash. a small plane plummets from the sky onto a busy street clipping power lines and sparking two massive fire balls. several cars damaged but incredibly, no injuries. how the quick thinking pilot saved lives. standing up for what's right. >> and here
first time today. >> baltimore oriole's player. >> there's bigger issues than the baseball game. this is entertainment. >> how jones turned an ugly scene into a positive outcome. >> and first on today, brad pitt breaking his silence about his split. we'll share his comments, what was behind the breakup, how it's impacted him, and how it's forced him to face his weaknesses and failures. "today," wednesday, may 3rd, 2017. >> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-5
plaza. >> brad pitt doesn't love to talk about his personal life. that's why this interview is so revealing. >> we'll have a look at that in a couple moments. but you'd think it was november 2016. clinton versus trump sflchl. >> we'll talk about that. we'll start with a wave of headlines coming out of the white house from fresh obstacles to retool the health care in the nation, to the phone call with vladimir putin and a new war of words with hillary clinton. we have complete coverage starting with peter alexander. >> reporter: president trump and vladimir putin eyeing an in person meeting. here in washington while top white house aides shied away from another artificial deadline for a health care bill, house republicans may be running into another wall now looking for last minute tweaks with new indications they are
>> this morning the latest republican attempt to overhaul obama care appears to be in critical condition. a tally of house republicans revealing 21 oppose the bill with no democrats on board republicans can only afford 22 defections. president trump in the rose garden still searching for his first major legislative victory. >> how is health care coming, folks? all right? we're moving along? all right. i think it's time now, right. during a ceremony to celebrate an air force team, boasting about the budget compromise that avoids a government shutdown. >> this is what winning looks like. something that you folks really know a lot about. >> reporter: the spending bill does not include more than a billion dollars the president wanted for a border wall. the budget director insisting the president delivered on his promises. >> we are building this. we are taking their taxpayer money to build
his frustration with democrats tweeting the government needs a shutdown in september to fix the mess. >> i think the president is frustrated that the presidents tried to make him look bad. >> reporter: following the call between trump and vladimir putin, word of a possible russian rendezvous. the leaders are trying to schedule their first face to face meeting at the g 20 summit in july. thank you very much. overnight president trump fired back on twitter after new comments from hillary clinton about the presidential election. clinton saying with days to go she was, quote, on her way to winning before two major events influenced the outcome. andrea mitched has more on this. >> hillary clinton in her most candid comments about her loss, not holding back about the man who defeated her, donald trump. >> hillary clinton surrounded by
planned parenthood event. >> four words. resist, insist, persist, enlist. >> earlier tuesday declaring she is back. >> i'm now back to being an activist citizen, and part of the resistance. >> reporter: and no holds barred clinton taking on donald trump. >> health care is complicated, and so is foreign policy. >> reporter: including the president's talk of meeting with north korea's leader. >> negotiations are critical, but they have to be part of a broader strategy, not just thrown off in a tweet some morning that hey, let's get together and see if we can't get alone. >> reporter: clinton almost taunting the president to tweet at her instead while taking a jab at winning the electoral college. >> he should worry less about the election and my winning the popular vote than doing other things. >> president trump taking the bait tweeting about his
thing that ever happened to hillary clinton, and then he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds. the phony story was an exexcuse used by the democrats for losing the election. perhaps trump just ran a great campaign. but clinton deflecting blame for her loss. >> of course. i take absolute responsibility. i was the candidate. but i was on the way to winning until the combination of jim joemmy comey's letter and russian wikileaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were intending on voting for me but got scared off. >> reporter: never mentioning her lack to inspire blue voters or why she lost a majority of white college educated women. >> did i make mistakes? oh, my gosh, yes. you'll read my confession, but the reason why i believe we lost were the intervening events in the last ten
>> reporter: comey is testifying today before the house intelligence committee and they will be asked about clinton's charge. but even some former clinton aides say she is not really confronting her own political failings for her unexpected defeat. a loss from which they say she has not recovered. >> thank you. let's bring in nicole wallace and steve karnaki. did hillary clinton strike the right tone? did she draw the right line in terms of the blame she took and the blame she laid at the feet of others? >> she got it half right. it was the most honestly i've seen her describe the process. but i don't think -- he's the worst winner i've seen, and she's publicly going through the ten stages of grief. her supporters are still upset, but she's not winning over any converts. >> what did you think? >> if that's truly how she
assesses the situation, give her credit for being honest, but she didn't grapple with some of the bigger thinks that were in the air and maybe driving the election. the simplest one is i cannot think of an election where the climate was more anti-establishment than it was in 2016. and hillary clinton had 25 years of experience not just on the national political stage but at the center of it. and i think that was a major ingredient. i didn't hear her grapple with that. >> and what about president trump? she kind of trolled him a little bit by saying i won the popular vote. she all but dared him to tweet to her, and he took the bait. >> she's making the same argument as the debate. she said we can't have a commander in chief who can be baited with a tweet. turns out the voters thought it was a risk to bake. and more than the big stuff about change versus establish. . she got logistics wrong. her plane didn't landin
michigan, wisconsin, the states that she lost are states where democrats where not made any gains. i'm not sure her appearance yesterday will help. >> let's pretend the election is over, because it is, and get to the business of running the government and funding it. if you're a republican member of congress, steve, you're in one of the majority in the house or the senate, how do you feel about the president's tweet where he says, quote, our country needs a good shutdown in september to fix mess. this is donald trump responding not just to democrats taunting him, but he has talk radio saying trump got rolled on this budget deal. and donald trump doesn't like to hear that. the only thing he can come up with is the next time this funding comes around, we'll give them the shut doub, but meanwhile if you're a republican on capitol hill, what do you want to do between now and september? you want to get tax reform done. that's where you want your focus and emphasis. now he is side tracking with talk of a shutdown. >> good to talk to you as always. throwing it bac
thank you. breaking overnight, a suicide car bomber struck a u.s. military convoy in afghanistan. it killed at least eight civilians and injured three american service members. it happened near the u.s. embassy in kabul. isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. there are shock waves this morning. new developments tied to a number of police involved shootings. let's begin in baton rouge, louisiana where the justice department decided it will not bring charges against two white police officers who shot and killed an african american man back in july. nbc's gabe gutierrez is outside the convenience store where the shooting took place. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. this city has been bracing for the justice department's decision for days and lawyers for the family of alton sterling thought they'd be the first to know, but they say they have net to be notified.
the word leaked out that emotional outrage was immediate. the news spread quickly overnight. that no charges would be filled against the two police officers who shot alton sterling. through the night protesters holding an emotion value vigil. >> it's been almost a year and we're still suffer like it happened yesterday. >> reporter: last july police went to the store after a 9-1-1 caller told them someone matching his description pulled a gun. on the video the officers are scene wrestling sterling to the ground and holding him down. what happened before the graphic recording of the shooting is unknown. >> shoots fired. >> reporter: an officer can be seen pulling something from his pocket. police say it was a gun and sterling was reaching for it. i spoke to the owner of the store. did you see mr.t
for that gun or threaten the officers with the gun? >> no. no. >> reporter: for days after the shooting protesters filled the streets. dozens of arrests were made. almost immediately the justice department opened a civil rights investigation. now sources tell nba news, they concluded there isn't enough evidence to bring charges but sterling's sister said the officers should be arrested. >> the it's not okay with me. because now you all are going to let these two officers walk, and that's the end of it. i guaranteed you if i shot somebody and they didn't even point the gun at me or anything of that sort, i'd be in jail. so why are they [ bleep ] not in jail? >> reporter: city officials are now pleading for calm. there were a few peaceful protesters around the convenience store overnight. the state could still bring charges against the two officers but that decision would be up to louisiana's attorney general. gabe, thank
now to texas where police have fired the officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy as he was leaving a party. they say he violated several department policies in the shooting death of jordan edwards. the teenager was killed on saturday night when oliver filed multiple spots. police say the car was driving aggressively toward the officer, but officials changed it after viewing body camera video that showed the car driving away from police. his family is calling for criminal charges against the officer. in south carolina a plea deal for the officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed motori motorist michael slager pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of walter scott. slager's murder trial ended last december in a hung jury. as part of the deal the state of south carolina will not file new
slager was fired after cell phone video of the 2015 went viral. scott's brother said his family was grateful to have justice. back to the amazing video. a small plane crash north of seattle. this incident caught on a dashboard camera. watch the right side of your screen. the plane plummets to the ground over a busy intersection. it crashes into the power lines in a massive explosion. officials say the pilot had just taken off from a nearby airport when the plane lost power. neither the pilot for anybody on the ground was injured. to an incident at a baseball game that has the boston red sox in damage control. the organization apologizing for apparent racist taunts from fans at fenway aimed at an opposing player. today national correspondent craig melvin joins us with more. >> reporter: good morning. earlier in the season the red so
got into heated arguments. the bad blood between the teams took a dark turn monday night when baltimore's adam jones claimed he was being targeted with racial slurs by a small group of red sox fans. the fallout was swift, but last night some of those boston fans tried to diffuse a tense situation. >> here comes jones for the first time tonight. baltimore orioles all-star adam jones receiving a round of applause from red sox fans at fenway park. taking the field one day after being the subject of racial slurs. jones heard the n-word shouted a hand full of times from the stands. >> it was stupid. it caught my attention. >> reporter: one person even threw a bag of peanuts at him. the fan was ejected. >> the thing with throwing things onto the field is unfortunate. our backs are turned. we don't know what you have. we don't know the intent. >> reporter: jones says he's end
before. but called this the worst he's seen during his 12 years in the league. >> my immediate reaction was of disgust. it was sickening, maddening. >> reporter: the red sox president met with jones on the field before the game and delivered a heart felt on air apology. >> what he heard is entirely and completely unacceptable behavior at fenway park. it will not be tolerated. >> reporter: one of boston's stars also tweeted his support. urging fans to stand up for jones saying we as red sox and mlb fans are better than this. the city's mayor lashed out at whomever was responsible for the racial taunts. >> fool. i'm going to call him or her a fool. i'd like to say worse. >> reporter: through the uproar, jones is being praised for his handling of the controversy. >> it's bigger than the game. these kind of things are bigger than the game. this is a game. this isn't life or death. there's bigger issues
world than a baseball game. this is purely entertainment. >> this controversy in boston is happening as the league itself celebrates the 70th anniversary of jackie robinson breaking the color barrier. the current percentage of african american ballplayers is single digits. >> it was a nice gesture of fans to understand the moment and make sure they sent a loud message last night. >> agreed. >> thank you. let us check in with mr. roker. he's doing a road show this morning. first, al, some serious flooding in the midwest. >> yeah. absolutely. and there's more on the way. in fact, as you look, this is eureka, missouri, a town just outside of st. louis. they've been dealing with massive flooding. 20,000 sandbags have been deployed to try to prevent more flooding. there's more heavy rain on the way. we lookwn
river right now to show you where we're going to be looking at the severe flooding. 19 million people under flood watches. we've got an enhanced risk from houston including new orleans and parts of mississippi. 19 million folks for the chances of tornadoes and louisiana on into the texas. the heavy rain upwards of 6 to 10 inches of rain in that area is going to be falling over the next several days into thursday and into friday. we're getting to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
good morning. i'm chuck bell. a beautiful start to your wednesday morning. temperatures are comfy and cool in the 50s in most areas. 57 now in virginia. 55 in front royal. school day forecast, temperatures in the 50s now. low to mid 60s by lunch. afternoon highs today mid to upper 60s. plenty of sunshine and perfect weather for the baseball game tonight. staying cloudy but dry tomorrow. heavy rain on friday. >> and that is your latest weather. we hope in the next half hour to be making history. the first live broadcast ever from the venice or yeient expre. we're in italy and on our way to paris. it's a once in a lifetime trip. >> what a name dropper. >> i was
boondoggle. >> you deserve it. two late night comics found in washington's cross hairs for different reasons. >> and brad pitt opens up about his breakup. what he's revealing act his split their weaknesses, and why he's largely stayed out of the spotlight. first, this is "today" on nbc. my name is jenny doan i'm a quilter and i'm a mother and i'm a grandmother. 2008 was when all the markets crashed, we lost our retirement. hamilton was losing hope and my husband and i were losing hope. my sister and i we challenged ourselves to help figure out a way to help them. our kids bought us a quilt machine.
e just this cute little shop, just like everybody else. one day al came in and asked me if i wanted to do tutorials and i was like "sure honey what's a tutorial?" i had not a clue. hi everybody i'm jenny from the missouri star quilt company. youtube gave us the opportunity to really differentiate, we got to a 1,000 subscribers year one and now we're at 300,000 subscribers. we started carrying all the fabrics that mom would use in the tutorials. now we're the world's largest provider of pre-cut quilting fabric. in the beginning we were just shipping 10 orders a day. now we ship 5,000 orders a day. opening a business in hamilton kinda sparked things. we've got 14 quilt shops in town, three restaurants, a little hotel, we had over 100,000 people come to hamilton last year. we love jenny. my whole life i've always wanted to own a business. none of that would have been possible without missouri star quilt company. all i have to do is open my door and bake my goods and missouri star does the rest.
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♪ and walk out on me? ♪ oh baby, i get by with a little help ♪ ♪ from my friends ♪ 7:26 is your time on this wednesday, may 3rd, 2017. good morning to you. >> we're following a developing story in prince george's county. police trying to find out who shot and killed a nan. this gas station on silver hill road, officers found a man inside a car just after midnight. the victim died at the scene. police have not identified a suspect or motive. american university police say this person is responsible for a recent hate crime that left students disgusted and disturbed. take a look. campus police home hope the man's mannerisms or
help identify them. they believe he hung several bananas on nooses earlier in the week. a rally is planned this morning at 4:00. >> let's see how the commute is working out with melissa mollet. outer loop top of the bellw beltway is slow. northbound branch before st. barnabas road, disabled roadblocking the left lane. and westbound rout 50 after 197, a crash reported. >> a quick break now. your forecast is next.
tomorrow 60s with increasing clouds. heavy rain likely for friday morning. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. >> back for the "today" show after a short break. i ain't looo compete with you ♪ ♪ beat or cheat or mistreat you ♪ ♪ simplify you, classify you ♪ ♪ deny, defy or crucify you ♪ ♪ all i really wanna do ♪ ♪ is, baby, be friends with you ♪
♪ >> 7:30 now. the it's wednesday morning, the third of may. a great crowd this morning. we'll get a live concert from the great john mellencamp. good morning, everybody. good to have you along. >> this job, listening to him or her is fun. a good concert. >> i like that. >> let us get a check on the top stories. president trump busy on twitter overnight responding to hillary clinton's latest take on the election. he says he ran a great campaign and accused democrats of using russia as an excuse for losing after clinton had this to say at an event inew
>> i was on the way to winning until the combination of jim comey's letter on october 28th and russian wikileaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were implying to vote for me but got scared off. >> clinton added she took responsibility for her loss. >> the phone call with president trump and vladimir putin a good discussion. >> and take a look at this life saving moment in kansas recorded by a police officer's body camera. when a four-year-old boy fell into a pond, the officer sprinted into action, jumping into the water, saved the little boy. the little boy was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >> boy, good to have him there on time. >> out of the two late night hosts who find themselves in a political cross hairs this morning. >> good morning
all the time. but it doesn't always make news. this morning two of the biggest names in late night are in the headlines for different reasons because of comments they made in their monologues, and they're both taking political heat. >> the it was the late night joke that left audiences shocked. >> you talk like a sign language gorilla who got hit in the head. the only thing your mouth is good for is being vladimir putin's [ bleep ]. >> a crude phrase while attacking president trump during a monologue monday night. the comments received instant backlash online. the hash tag "fire colbert" trending. conservatives pounced. >> i thought it was lewd and inappropriate. and it shows how out of touch that part of the media is with the rest of america. >> it wasn't just trump supporters blasting the late night host. some called the comments anti-gay.
cover of mocking trump. >> last night was a rare time i did not just watch our show. i also watched our dear friend jimmy kimmel. >> reporter: amid some calls for his fires, he ignored the controversy tuesday night. instead urging his audience to watch jimmy kimmel's monologue from the night before. >> if you haven't seen jimmy's monologue last night, it's an absolutely beautiful heart-felt story. >> reporter: kimmel in the headlines as well for his emotional monodog. >> billy was born a heart disease. detailing his newborn's son emergency heart surgery. >> he opened the vol v, and the operation was a success. it was the longest three hours of my life. >> reporter: but his opening monologue wasn't just about the first few days. he inserted himself directly into the battle over health care. >> you know, before 2014
were born with congenital heart disease like my son, there was a good chance you'd never be able to get health insurance because you had a preexisting season. >> reporter: he praised obama care's. president obama took advantage of the moment tweeting well said, jimmy. that's why we fought so hard for the affordable care act and why we need to protect it for kids like billy. after taking a political stand, kimmel ended with a heart felt plea. >> if your baby is going to die and it doesn't have, it shouldn't matter how much money you make. i think that's something that whether you're a republican or a democrat or something else, we all agree on that, right? >> reporter: the answer to that question may be yes, but how good affordable health care should be provided deeply divides this comfortable. kimmel reminded everybody what's on the line if we get it wrong. as for the colbert
cbs has not commented on his comment or any of the calls for his dismissal. thank. let's get a check in on al's adventure on the orient express. al? >> hey, al. >> guys, this is actually history. now, almost 29 years ago the "today" show was on the orient express, but the train was not moving. we are moving right now. we are live. we're on the vincent orient express. we're on our way to paris. we're talking about a great movie coming out. in the meantime, this is a bucket list for me. i am thrilled. let's show you what we have going on. for all our friends suffering with the flooding in the mid mississippi river valley, there is more on the way. we have flash flood watches and warnings for over 19 million people. another round of heavy thunderstorms move through today into tomorrow. heavy rain will continue to
tomorrow into tomorrow afternoon. we're looking for anywhere from three to five inches. some areas may even see more. we will continue to track this. serious weather in the midwest. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good wednesday morning. a cool start. 61 degrees right now in the district. a little breezy. plen plenty of sunshine. it's going to be about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. by lunch, mid 60s. right around the afternoon, we'll be topping out in the upper 60s. by dinner time, mid 60s. cooler tomorrow morning. 50 for a morning low. friday morning we could see heavy rain. some of that lingers into saturday. >> okay. this is great. we're just about to hit a tunnel. so you're probably going to lose it. more coming up including a big hollywood star coming up right here live
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we're back with brad pitt breaking his silence speaking out for the first time about his split from angelina jolie. >> a candid interjurview, he ta about why he stopped drinking and started therapy, and how he's coping with the breakup. >> brad pitt is speaking out in gq style. only once does he mention angelina jolie by name, but he talks about life since his life broke up. he says at first he didn't want to spend time in a los angeles home he once shared with his family, instead spending a month and a half crashing with a friend. he says
crazy. voices and bangs coming from everywhere. and then as you see, there are days like this. very, very solemn. except for a few occasions like a surprise appearance at the golden globes, he has remained out of the limelight. instead he says he prefers to spend time creating art and working on his upcoming film, "war machine". he also reveals he just started therapy going through two therapists until he found the right one. i love it, he tells the magazine. the news created shock waves when jolie filed for divorce last september just days after an incident on the family's private jet. he was investigated for allegations of physical abuse and was cleared by the fbi. a court eventually ordered family counseling. speculation only grew around the cause of the couple's split including rumors of infidelity and substance abuse. he says i
it's just become a problem, and i'm really happy the it's been half a year now which is bittersweet. i had to step away for a minute. and truthfully, i could drink a russian under the table. i was a professional. i was good. later adding this period has been about looking at my weaknesses and failures and owning my side of the street. jolie for her part has said little, but she and pi thett ag protecting their children is the most important thing. >> we are a family, and we will always be a family. and we will get through this time, and hopefully be a stronger family for it. >> earlier this year the actors decided to seal any court documents related to custody. pit the t says i heard one lawyer say no one wins in court. fortunately my partner agrees. the it's jarring for the kids to suddenly have their family ripped afar. >> pitt says his focus is now on his kids,
people on their death beds don't talk about what they obtained or were awarded. they talk about their loved ones. adding he hopes everyone comes out of this stronger and better people. >> more about this with will, editor and chief of gq style. it's quite the interview, and you really see him open up. he's not throwing his heart on to the table, but he's really sharing some personal revelatio revelations. >> yeah. he's sort of working through his feelings with the writer who interviewed brad pitt at home. that's -- he's one of the most famous actors in the world. i think there's an element of rawness, and he's going through a bit of a dark night of the soul. what i think is exciting and a great example for the readers is he's confronting his feelings in a way he never has before, and i feel like that's something if we can all learn to get our emotional lives in order, and that family and career areha
example of that. he says i won the lottery, but then there are other ways in which he was lost. so to watch a guy at age 53 make that adjustment, i think it's really interesting and a good example. >> this may be redundant, but what caught my attention in the intro was an eight-day photo shoot. that's a long time to spend with someone like brad pitt. you would say that the place he's in right at this moment is what? >> well, he was open to collaboration. so much of the celebrity work these days is transactional. what we brought to him was essentially an art project with the photographer. when we were thinking about what we wanted to do with our summer issue, we were in a divided country right now. we wanted to find a common ground we could celebrate which became the national parks. that's what i protected to the photographer and brad pitt. he said it was always his dream to ride his m
white sands national park. we took him to do that. you see there's a different level of collaboration with us. >> i was struck at how open he was about the alcohol abuse, and all the other things. and just how introspective he seemed to be in this interview. were you surprised by that? >> yeah. i think there was a certain amount of trust built up over the course of the shoot. but that's just the place he's in. and i think what's commendable is he's coming from this place of i'm done hiding. i'm done using crutches. i'm ready to look this in the eye. and that could have just been something that he kept private, but in this case he felt compelled and felt like it was the right time to share that. and i think that's exciting for all of us. >> quickly, we were talking, and is there any element here that you think this is a message he's sending out to angelina, that i've done a lot of soul searching and i'm in a better place, and maybe is there an
effort -- >> to have the whip of reconciliation? maybe we're projecting. >> of course, everybody is invited to read the interview and interpret it however they want. i didn't get that sense. i felt like this was a guy who has been stripped down to the sort of foundation, and he's looking to build it back and move forward. >> fascinating interview. >> congrats. >> thank you. >> we should mention summer issue of gq style available on stands may 16th. we're back after this. ♪ what would you do if i sang ♪ ♪ out of tune
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good wednesday morning. temperatures are cool to start off your wednesday. 62 in the district. 58 dulles. quantico 61. this afternoon plenty of sunshine. 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. mostly sunny with a breezy northwest wind. 69 for a high temperature. tomorrow 67. we'll see increasing clouds late in the day. then heavy rain friday morning. >> thank you. another local news update in 25 minutes. for now back to the "today" show.
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>> good morning. >> hi, guys. what a fun group out here today. a lot coming up. jill martin is here with an extra special steals and deals. >> first this morning's top stories. here's the news at 8:00. i'm kristen welker at the white house. president trump is pushing for a vote on health care, but the it's not clear the republican plan the to overhaul obama care has enough votes. later today mr. trump will meet with at least two house republicans who are opposed to the bill. the president touted the new bill during a ceremony yesterday. but the major sticking point, the plan could increase the cost of coverage for those with preexisting conditions. now, according to an nbc news count of house republicans, 21 now oppose the legislation. the gop can only afford 22 defections. overnight it felt like 2016 all oveai
spoke out about the election extensively for the first time. largely blaming her loss on the wikileaks disclosures and james comey's decision to revive her e-mail issue in the final stretch of the race. president trump lashing out tweeting overnight. fbi director comey was the best thing that ever happened to hillary clinton. he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds. that a reference to the fact that comey never charged clinton over her use of a private e-mail server. meanwhile, president trump spoke by phone with vladimir putin yesterday about syria and north korea. and he has a high stake meeting at the white house with the president of the palestinian authorities. all right. kristen welker at the white house. thank you. north korea announced a third u.s. citizen detained in that country was attempting to commit what it called hostile acts. american kim song dook was arrested at the airport last month as he was about
kim was reportedly invited to the country to teach a university course in accounting. this new information about his arrest comes at a time of rising tension over north korea's missile and nuclear the testing programs. >> it is hard to believe that the pilot and passengers involved in this plane crash caught on camera survived uninjured. the accident happened tuesday north of seattle. watch the right of the screen as the plane plummets to the ground over a busy intersection. it hits power lines. it sets off a massive explosion. officials say the pilot had just taken off from a nearby airport when the plane lost power. the crash knocked out electricity to thousands of homes in that area. incredible. >> just ahead, an emotional play from prince william as they take the paparazzi to court. then a first look at the new exhibit celebrating john f kennedy's life ahead of the 100 th anniversary of his birth. >> and are we going to have fun on trending. look who's
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blames the paparazzi for the death of his mother, and then there were these pictures again taken in france of kate when she was on private property with a reasonable expectation of privacy. >> in his own devastating words, prince william's anger reveals over pictures of kate topless. comparing it with the death of his mom in paris pursued by photographers. it seems like he was really hurt by this. >> i was with them when it happened. he was absolutely furious. the duchess is a bit more relaxed about it. she thought it was unfortunate. she was personally quite affronted. he was in a rage. he was very angry. >> reporter: william saying in a legal statement the facts of court are painful because they remind us of the harassment that was the source of what killed my mother. the racy pictures published while the royal couple were on a
2012. the couple claiming they never saw the photographer. the deceit involved in the taking of the photos and their publication shocked us due to the breach of our privacy, his court statement says. >> we're told the royal couple are claiming more than $1.5 million in u.s. dollars. >> reporter: six people in court including photographers and the editor at the magazine who at the time defended the shots. >> this picture, the picture of her wonderful couple, young couple, in love -- >> reporter: the prince deeply protective of his family. kate taking the official pictures of the children, some worrying about freedom of the press. but royal officials compare the french pictures to the worst excesses to the paparazzi during dianna's life. >> times
earlier this year william was pictured partying in a ski resort. the pictures appeared to have been taken by members of the public. anyone famous faces any member of the public armed with a cell phone. >> thank you. strange transition. someone else in europe this morning is al roker. let's check in on this orient express trip and get a check on the weather. al? >> hey, guys. thank you so much. we are in one of the three restaurant cars. this one renovated in 1929. it has panelled inlayed that are antique. they're gorgeous. 17 cars on this train. we'll tell you why we're coming to you live and making history from the orient express. but first, let's take a look at your weather. see what we've got going on. we are watching severe weather today. we have flash flood watches and flood watches stretch
into the midwest where they've already been suffering from all this rain. we are going to be looking at a lot of rain coming down between now and thursday. some areas picking up 6 to 10 inches of rain. serious flooding is possible. and damaging winds down through the lower part of the gulf with a possibility of tornadoes. we're also looking at sunshine out west. with temperatures that are nice and comfortable. we are looking at sunshine rrning to the east. all the heavy showers and thunderstorms are are in the midwest and gulf coast make their way east by the weekend. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. it's going to be a beautiful day to be outside. plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. now afternoon highs today mid to upper 60s. a northwest wind as much as 25 to maybe 30 miles per hour. for tomorrow clouds on the increase. any chance for rain isn't until late in the day tomorrow. most likely not until after sunset. heavy rain likely th
morning commute. tuwhsru0a cooler this weekend. >> guys, coming up in the next half hour, mr. josh gad, one of the stars of the movie murder on the orient express. that's why we're here. we'll the tell you all about it coming up in the next half hour. >> okay. thank you, al. >> all right. thank you very much. it's time for trending today. and this morning we have a special guest. andy cohen is here. >> good morning. >> you look dapper. >> thanks. i appreciate it. >> you ready to do this? >> let's do it. >> well rested. >> i'm not well rested. >> question for the table. how many close friends do you have? >> maybe four? >> yeah. >> i have a lot. >> close. >> close? >> like a hand full? >> no. yeah, like two hand fulls. two buckets. >> i think i have four. >> i'd go with four. >> maybe eight. >> it raises
you define what a close friend is. a linguisters expert interviewed women of all ages about friendship and they shared interesting conclusion. she said for women, it's about conversation. they talk more often than men. they talk at greater length and get more personal. that's how most women define their close friends. it means someone they can have those long, deep, meaningful conversations with. >> i'm a woman, i guess. there you go. yeah. i have meaningful conversations. >> that's what your friendships are about? >> yes. >> i think most guys, it's more about doing things. guys, you play golf. >> i knew you were going to say golf. >> or go out to a bar together. >> i go to bars with people. >> when you play golf with ryan, do you talk about your feelings and stuff? >> our feelings? actually, to me, i define a
arrested and you get one phone call, is that one of the people you would call. that's how i define a close friend. >> i want someone who would get me out of the mess. >> after the lawyer. who's the first person you call when you have something to tell them? >> i got a phone tree happening. >> you do? >> yeah. >> i'm still trying to think of my four closest friends. i'm running names. usually someone i don't dread hanging out with. >> we've never had a long meaningful conversation. >> i'm here for you, matt. i'm here. >> i appreciate it. let's talk about the selfie that's taking the world by storm. kylie jenner's bathroom selfie from the met gala. we showed it to you on tuesday. it got a lot of buzz. it may break a record. it has more than 3 .3 million likes on instagram. can it dethrone ellen's? she got 3 .4 million. hers are retweets.
kylie's is on instagram. >> instagram counts more. >> why? >> because i think they're more dedicated. i think that the likes on instagram are more meaningful than on twitter. they show nothing. but the moral of the story is the most fun place at the met ball is in the bathroom. >> did you go? >> i didn't, but i heard. i've been and that's where you go to smoke and hang out. >> not to make out. >> have meaningful conversations. >> next time we're there. all right. prom. outside of going with a friend, you know it will be a friend. do you go with a friend? >> i went with groups of friends. yeah. >> that was like our generation. the downside of going with your best friend, they are not afraid to call you out. look at this texas teen. it's adorable. he was chatting with his best friend and prom date. he asked her do i have
crossant. she tweeted back, do you mean a corsage? >> i like that. >> we're going to start off with harry styles. the singer sends fans into a frenzy when he release third down new single on tuesday. it's called sweet creature. it's the third song we've heard on his new album. before then he will take over our plaza on may 9th. i think we have to check in on the harry countdown. let's see how much time we have left. >> oh, my god. >> serious? >> 6 days, zero hours, and 16 minutes. >> doesn't a count down clock need seconds to be exciting? >> i know. it's not exciting when you look at that for a little while. and now to paris jackson. she's the new it girl and a star on the rise. her incredible year is getting en
debut. she will appear in a movie still to be titled. she'll play an edgy 19-year-old girl opposite charlize theron. and now to goldie hawn and amy schumer. no one is more excited than amy's dad. he had a crush on goldie. >> why are you crying? >> the weather. >> who are you about to meet? >> am i, goldie? >> hi. >> so cute. >> amy captured the heart warming moment on video sharing it on instagram with the caption my dad
life. >> this was at watch what happens life. this was in my dressing room. i saw the whole thing. he was crying for a while. and it was the sweetest thing. she sat there talking. it meant so much. he never goes to amy's press appearances with her, but he came to this and wanted to meet goldie. it was the sweetest. they were face to face. that airs -- we taped it yesterday. it airs next week. >> watch what happens live. >> normally it's live. >> all right. >> i know. >> you're allowed. i am getting up. i have to go catch a flight. >> it's a walkoff. >> i got to go catch a plane. >> come over here. >> bye, matt. >> good-bye, matt. >> i'm back. >> no. no. >> this is awesome. >> do you like it? >> yeah. i love it. >> you started in news. >> i did. >> so you're newsy
>> i like how you're sitting on the serious. >> andy returns to bravo for a second season tonight. it's a look back at iconic pop culture headlines from years past. plus interviews with celebrity guests on everything from bath and fashions to other stars and scandals. >> good. now do your own interview. >> andy, this show sounds fascinating. tell us about the it. it's on after the real housewives tonight. and it's first person accounts of big events in pop culture and world events. as told from housewives, news makers. it's super great, and it looks at those events and how they affected things that are happening today. so every episode is a year, and then we look at how those things affected today. >> some amazing guests on the show. you booked a lot of great guests. >> i did. it's a lot of friends of mine. we have
melissaette ridmeliss melissa ette ethrigde. >> tonight goes to 1997. >> yes. that was the year dianna died. the death of versace. >> titanic? >> we talk about "titanic" and "lion king". >> it was matt lauer's first year on the "today" show, 1997. >> is that included? >> no, but we do talk about the beginning of "the view". and we get some shade from the host of "the talk" who said she doesn't like the portrayal of women on there. >> i had an interview for "the
round. >> back in the day i was a news producer and i tried out for an all male version that tick clark was producing for nbc. >> what happened to it? >> i didn't get it, but i'm in matt lauer's chair now. >> can we get a picture of matt lauer show 20 years ago to make this work in. >> andy, we love you. then and now premiers tonight on 10:00/9:00 central. you're coming back. you are going to be with me and kathie lee. >> yes. wines day wednesday. >> we love you, andy. >> all right. >> a new exhibit opens at smithsonian american that celebrates the life of john f kennedy. >> an event was held there last night. this morning tom brokaw takes you inside. >> john f. kennedy was born
but in our memory, he will remain forever young. the 46-year-old president assassinated in dallas. the kennedy family gathered at the smithsonian for a celebration of his life. it was a reminder of how the kennedy legacy has so many parts and how it's been a part of our lives for so long. >> president kennedy's memory sill resonates. that's because of the vision he set forward for america. >> caroline kennedy exhibits grace under pressure. that was her father's definition of courage. care line kennedy is the sole survivor of the president's immediate family. a child during camelot, an ambassador to japan, a reserved carrier of the flame during so many dark days. mother, elegance, american royalty. always her own person, a victim
john, the prince, his wife and sister-in-law died in a small plane crash at sea on the way to a family wedding. >> i just think that we just have to change our policy. r.rfk, the next kennedy who might have been president was murdered in los angeles. but ethel and his public minded children, including a grandson now in congress. >> we have to breathe new life. >> reporter: ted kennedy tried to be president but failed. he was never able to escape his dark scandal, but he was highly regarded as a u.s. senator. he died of cancer leaving his second wife vickie, his sons and his daughter. jean kennedy smith is his sole surviving sibling. she was the ambassador to
england. maria shriver on television and in california politics. always a survivor. her brothers separate forces in special olympics and other causes. one irish catholic family from boston with a father of relentless ambition for his children. an ambition from brought historical claim, scandal, and with pop culture fascination and crushing tragedy. a family that's been part of american life for almost 60 years was w admirers determined to go on 100 years after president kennedy's birth. we knew him only as a young man of charisma, ambition, and accomplishment, brought to a violent end. his family wants us to remember what might have been. wow. >>
>> we'll have an exclusive live interview with caroline kennedy and her son. that's jack's first sit-down interview live. coming up, john mellencamp. good morning. right now let's get a check on the morning commute with melissa mollet. >> good morning. right now in your first 4 traffic, a slaedown top of the belt way. outer loop near georgia you can see the delays headed southbound there on 95. 270 southbound a little slow through rockville. as we zoom in inbound river at bray burn parkway, one lane getting by. chain bridge, crash reported. >> a check on the forecast when we come back. stay with us.
going to the baseball game tonight, it will be in the cool 50s by the time is game is over. tomorrow increasing clouds and in the 60s. >> chuck, thank you. another update in 25 minutes. for now, back to "today." ♪ ♪ award winning interface. award winning design. award winning engine. the volvo xc90. the most awarded luxury suv of the century.
as you can see, savannah is up with jill martin. can we show this baby? where is she? okay. come here. come here. oh, we just have to look. what's her name? >> anna grace. >> we just found a play mate for our kids. >> we found another girlfriend. you know who's birthday it is? willie geist. happy birthday, willie. >> all right. we're going to check in with al roker. he's on special assignment on the orient express. hey, al. >> hey. we are here in the orient express. i'm joined we any friend josh gad. one of the stars of the new movie coming out "murder on the orient express. >> we're going through italy on a moving train. it doesn't ge
[ speaking italian ] . >> you speak english? >> yeah. >> in fact, speaking of weather, let's show you the weather along our trip where we're making history for the first live trip on the orient express. we'll be pulling into the alps later today. we may see rain and snow. and tonight we go to switzerland. josh and i are neutral about that. we don't have a feeling act it one way or another. partly cloudy. i'm sorry. and then tomorrow morning we pull into france. >> so excited. it's amazing. i feel like every different area that we go into, we should speak in that unique accent. >> or do bad accents. >> and we'll be mime. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods.
>> good wednesday morning. a little cool out this morning to start your day. plenty of sunshine. 62 degrees. a breezy northwest wind. you can expect it to continue this afternoon. 58 dulles. 59 frederick. through the day about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. 69 for a high temperature. mostly sunny, and breezy. tomorrow around 67 degrees. clouds roll in later in the day. by friday heavy rain in the morning. that's a weather alert day. 75 for a high. showers saturday. all right. we're back. we're going to be back with jash this half hour. we'll talk about "murder on the orient express". back to you guys. >> all right. thank you so much. and now a brand new steals and deals for you. jill martin is here. she has exclusive discounts an stylish items. today's theme, a pop of color. good morning. >> you're wearing it. you have a pop on color in your shoes. >> i'm a shoe
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>> the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> we are so excited. we're back with music legend john mellencamp. he is here to celebrate the release of his new album called "sad clowns and hill billies". first a classic hit called pink houses with the help from june carter cash's daughter. ♪
♪ ♪ there's a black man with a black cat ♪ ♪ living in a black neighborhood ♪ ♪ he's got an interstate running through his front yard ♪ ♪ you know, he's thinking he's got it so good ♪ ♪ and there's a woman in the kitchen cleaning up evening slop ♪ ♪ and he looks at her and says darling, i can't remember when you could stop a clock ♪ ♪ but
and me ♪ ♪ ain't that america we're something to see baby ♪ ♪ ain't that america home of the free yeah ♪ ♪ little pink houses for you and me ♪ ♪ oh more you and me ♪ well there's a young man in a t shirt ♪ ♪ listening to rock and roll station ♪ ♪ he's got greasy hair and a greasy smile ♪ ♪ he says lord, this must be my destination ♪ ♪
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>> yes, yes, and yes. wait, there's more to come. we'll come back and talk music. you'll sing another one for us. first this is "today" on nbc. love that. >> thank you. well it's a perfect nespresso morning here, george. hold on a second. mmm. ♪ [mel torme sings "comin' home baby"] hey there. want a lift? ♪ where are we going? no don't tell me. let me guess. ♪ have a nice ride. ♪ how far would you go for coffee that's a cup above? i brought you nespresso. nespresso. what else?
john mellencamp sent to stardom in the 80s. nearly 40 years later he's still cranking out the hits. >> that's right. he's out with his 23rd studio album. he's headed out on tour this year. >> your last record you called an age appropriate rock album. how do we describe this one? >> an age appropriate rock album. >> the it's working for you. >> some things
>> i think they reflect the songs on the record. it came after the record. this is the title, let's make the songs fit. it was like you heard the song and that worked. >> carlene, you're june carter cash's daughter. how did this happen? >> we circled the hallways but never got to know each other until about three years ago. john called and asked me to record a song called "sugar hill mountain". and it's actually on the "sad clowns and hill billies" album. then he asked me to be a part of another one. next thing i know i'm on tour with him in 2015 and 2016 for the "plain spoken tour", and then he says let's make a record. >> what are you going to play? >> she pulled me
drums. >> what do you have for us today? >> grand view. >> just an hold country boy wearing my osh-kosh boots. ♪ walked by the trailer factory every day on my way to school ♪ ♪ early on in life the only thing i wanted to do was buy me a trailer and move it down to grandview ♪ ♪ i got out of high school got on at
♪ bought me a car two guitars and everything ♪ ♪ me and patty were falling in love before the summer was through ♪ ♪ i started thinking about trailers and high lots in grandview ♪ ♪ it was a scorching summer night we just left the dairy bar ♪ ♪ we was sitting down at ridgeland road in the front seat of my car ♪ ♪ i said patty, if you mary me baby i'll take good care of you ♪ ♪ i'll buy a brand new trailer and move it down to grandview ♪ . >> she said oh your wedding song it sounds real nice ♪ ♪ and i could sure get off an sleeping with you at night ♪ ♪ but i tell you
want me here's what you got to do ♪ i want a brick home like my mother's ♪ ♪ ain't moving down to grandview ♪ ♪ that's what she told me ♪ ♪ well there's been a lot of years a lot of debt a lot of pain ♪ ♪ our youngest baby's moving out when she gets married next spring ♪ ♪ when the bash is over i'll tell you what i'm going to do ♪ ♪ i got my trailer picked out ♪ gonna move it down to grandview ♪ ♪ i got this 28 by 70 double-wid
honey ♪ ♪ we can chock those wheels real good ♪ ♪ i want it setting nice and level ♪ ♪ and don't get no mud on my front porch ♪ ♪ because the son of pitch is brand spanking new, baby ♪ ♪ stick it into grandview ♪ stick it into grandview ♪ stick it into grand view ♪ slide it on in there, honey ♪ stick it into grandview ♪ stick it into grandew
first birthdays. >> let's turn around the smuckers jars and see who we're celebrating today. happy 100th birthday to sue forester. she worked as a register nurse until she was 75. joseph cria is 102. an educator from brooklyn new york. he was a law school professor for more than 60 years. >> and happy 106th birthday to essie smith. she's known for her delicious home cooked meals. >> and 103 years for in a than yal june. >> nelly davis is a businesswoman from worthing ton west virginia. 100 years old. she didn't retire until she was 97. last but not least, happy 102nd birthday
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♪ this morning on this morning. it's rock in the usa with john mellencamp. and al aboard. al goes on the ride of his life from venice to paris. and get beach body fit by memorial day. all that and more coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's" take. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today." i'm sheinelle along with jenna. we have dylan. al is on assignment. a very cold one. >> i was going to say a tough one. >> he's on a train. where are you right now, italy? >> excuse me
mario, thank you. oh, thank you very much. this is great. thank you. >> poor al. >> yes. it's really tough here. it's tough. we're in balzano on the orient express. we set history this morning with the first live broadcast from the moving orient express train, and josh gad is joining me shortly. and it's just a four-star restaurant on wheels. really roughing it. >> it looks like a fancy restaurant. is it narrow? it looks spacious. >> it's a train. >> it is spacious. these cars, there are three restaurant cars. these were renovated from the 1920s, 30s and 50s. it's elegance defined. >> well, your elegance defined and we miss you. >> too bad you can't take it all the way back home. >> that would be over water. >> that's what i mean. it's to
>> they haven't created the submarine express yet. but when they do --. >> one day. yesterday a lot of you on the facebook page were saying it was like girl talk yesterday. it was almost therapeutic for everybody. >> we felt like we were just chatting. >> we kind of forgot about the cameras. >> and it reminded me of -- do you remember that game from the 80s called "girl talk". >> was that how the commercial went? >> i play to win. the it's "girl talk". >> what kind of girl talk girl are you? >> did you see the boy? that was the kind of kid i had the crush on with the hair. >> totally. his name was chad or brad. >> what's funny is i begged my mom for this game. my other friends had it. i never had it. >> i didn't have it eit
and maybe we understand why. one, it promote the sleepovers which my parents never wanted to have at our house. that means a lot of kids staying up and laughing. but wait, let's play. >> by the way, i think our producers got this off craigslist last night. >> wait. a used pack of zits. wait. remember, if you get something wrong, you put these on your face? >> if anyone in the room with you is wearing nail polish at all, your first child will be a girl. >> uh-oh. >> dylan. >> this is not true. >> okay. >> here's one. >> your future husband will watch you catch the bouquet at your best friend's wedding. >> my future husband watched me catch the bouquet. >> wait. are these predictions? >> i don't remember the game. >> okay. >> you spin it? >> this one is good. your hands will be important to
i always do this. this is what i do. i do this for a living. that's amazing. >> wow. >> oh, my gosh. your daughter will look like the next person you see on tv. >> wait. >> lucky you. >> it should be this. >> but mela does kind of look like me, and the next person i saw was me. i believe this. we have found something here. >> let's keep going. >> one more. >> sorry, guys. this is ridiculous. zach, can you get behind me for a second? you ready? a boy who sits behind you in science class will be more interested in studying you. >> but it isn't science class. >> it's a different type of science class. >> wait. wait.
the person to your right is wearing. that's you. that's how many kids you can expect. >> does this count as two? >> all i know -- >> last one. and oh, my gosh. you will give birth to twins five days after your 23rd birthday. it was actually my 33rd birthday, ten years off. but it's true. >> by the way, 23rd birthday is -- this is -- we have to say, this is breaking -- we're not all for some of these questions, but i have to say, it is fun to playgirl talk. >> did you just give me a zit? >> yeah. do you want a zit? >> well, sure. >> you know what? times have changed, because i don't think you could have a game where you would say you're going to have twins at 23? >> no. but you know what else i would say? do you remember being little and wants zits and braces? and then you get the zits and braces and then you're a 35-year-old
you're like hm. >> thank you for reminiscing with us. >> how much did we pay for this? >> $4.99. >> the fact that it made it here overnight is more impressive. >> and some owner is like someone bought it with used zits. >> brad pitt is breaking his silence. seven months since a file for divorce. he's speaking out for the first time about the divorce. >> they spent an 8-day photo shoot with him. does that even happen? >> not for us. >> they were at national parks all across the country. in the interview he reveals it was too sad to be in his home for the first time after his split because it was always filled with kids. >> so he stayed at a friend's house and slept on the floor. he also said that he started therapy and stopped drinking about six mo
much and it had become a problem. good for him. >> i like that he says now his focus is that everybody comes out better people. the summer issue of gq style is available may 16th. the thing about this business, if you don't feel the vacuum, people make stuff up. and you have a hot couple and everybody is saying things that happen. i applaud him. i feel like he filled the vacuum with fact and reality and truth. and divorce isn't easy for anyone. they have kids. >> he said he went to therapy, and it took him until his third therapist to find the one he connected with. he was able to be honest and kind of heal himself. >> i like that. >> so important. he also says -- okay. >> what did he say? >> he praises angelina on how she handled the legal proceedings. he said i heard one lawyer say no o
fortunately my partner in this agrees. it's just very, very jarring for the kids to suddenly have their family ripped apart. >> no one wins in court. >> kudos to them for handling it the way they have. can't be easy dealing with this in public. can we talk about bad moms for a moment. >> i have not seen it. >> i saw it on a plane. it was like therapy for me. have you seen it? >> i haven't. >> it's one of those things, even if they didn't see it in the movie theater, you watch it now. >> could you relate with "bad moms"? >> so relatable. this is the scene everybody talks about, the school bake sale. take a look. >> what do we have here? are these store bought donut holes? >> what? no. gosh, i made them by hand, and then i put them in the weird plastic containers. >> oh, thank god, because we do not allow store bought holes. >> it's kind ofil
albuquerqkwi -- but there's a truth to it. there's a sequel. it will focus on the original "bad moms" attempting to have the perfect christmas with their families. >> don't you feel like holidays really create the atmosphere for failure? >> are you kidding me? >> you think about let's raise the expectations. this year we're going to really do it. one of my mom's friends said the key to a good holiday is to lower your expectations and drink more. >> i like that. >> i've already started thinking about a christmas card. everybody has holiday cards finished by june. i'm like maybe i'll do a beach one. yesterday -- we're out of time. lunch with my girlfriends and they were like have you -- >> did you say we're out of time and went on. >> it will be quick. this is therapy. quickly. because i started. anyway. have you finished the progress report? you have to write the school, say what he needs for next year. i'm like i'm going to get to it. all the other moms have
i'll get it down. and one of the moms said today is may 2nd. this was yesterday afternoon. >> i got one word for you, sweet tea. >> i think that was a bad mom moment. that's all. >> we've all had our bad mom moments. >> that's why we have this and we have girl talk. >> we have to move onto commercial. >> let's get there. coming up, we're on the right track. we'll have more with al and josh gad. on the orient express. >> al says it fancier. they make their way from venice to paris. dd this. and this face... wait, we can do better. yeah... that's the one. and of course fresh brewed lipton iced tea. because it goes great with this. woops, more of these. and definitely more of this. ah, that can wait. but not you buddy. huh what's this? ah... i like it. what makes a lipton meal? what you bring to it. and the bright refreshing taste
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♪ back, now, back with more of today's take. we are having a major challenge. earlier this week we launched the ultimate cookoff. you're a foodie. you can call the foodies out. >> let's get all the foodies together. we need you to spend your most delicious recipes and you'll have the chance to come here and took with us. in our studio and our kitchen is amaze. >> can i enter? >> you can have a friend enter. >> you can cook with us. >> this is awesome. salad, dinnerdinner, dessert, appetizers. >> don't you hate when you get deadlines the day before? you only have until tomorrow to enter. i would start entering right now. you don't want to be like sheinelle. >> i'm like,
april 28th. it's may 2nd. >> i want to meet you and try your breakfast and lunch. >> if you want to be part of the you would in the cook off, enter for a chance to come to new york and cook in that kitchen. i want to cook in that kitchen. >> i know. we've never cooked in that kitchen. >> i know. i've only watched other people. >> al, i can't wait to see what other people come up with. are you eating right now? >> of course he is. >> guys, i am eating right now. >> it's nice of you to offer me anything, even bread at this point would be lovely. >> here's a lovely piece of bread. >> this is exactly what i wanted. whatever this bread is. >> it is good. >> it's different. josh gad joining us on the orient express. you are one of the stars. >> yes. >> of the remake of "murder on the orient express". >> i am one of many. >> many stars. this is a
>> i've never done an interview with food in my mouth before. it's far more difficult than i think anyone understands. >> i'll talk while you swallow. >> johnny bdepp is in it, michelle fipfeiffer -- >> who are you? >> i'm josh gad. i'm on a train right now with you. we've met before. in the movie, i play johnny depp's assistant, but there's so much more than meets the eye. i'm going to tell you, but it's got a sixth sense style surprise ending. >> this is not your grandmother's murder on the orient express. >> no. this is your grandfather's. it's much more -- >> there's nudity. >> no. you know what's brilliant? brenna takes these legacy properties like cinderella and
way i can't wait for people to see. the breathe stataking scope of being on this, and it has intimacy that only a movie set on a train like this can have. and the way he handles it is so brilliant and incredible. and i can't wait for everybody to see it. >> you were in on the work. you are a huging a that christy, and entertainment weekly, there's the new cover with all the cast on it. >> i love that. >> you're a big agatha christy fan. >> yes. "murder on the orient express" was something i watched with my grandparents growing up. now being part of it and doing a new adaptation that is hopefully timeless, it's a dream come true. >> i can't wait to see it. we'll show you m
>> hopefully sometime i'll get to eat. >> i will conduct that menu for you. >> oh, god. we're doing props now. >> i'm the gallagher on the orient express. it's fantastic. >> carrot top? >> let's take a look -- >> feed josh. >> what are you eating? i want to know what's on your plate? >> feed josh. it's an asparagus -- josh, you eat while i do the weather. thank you so much. >> lovely. >> let's show you what's going on as far as your weather. we have flash flood and flash flood watches and warnings from ohio all the way down into the gulf with more showers and thunderstorms firing up over19 million people at risk. we're also going to be looking at severe weather down through the south, the southern gulf. rainfall amounts through thursday upwards of 6 inches or more before this is all over. how is
>> that's your weather around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. bright sunshine here in washington. temperatures are climbing slowly but steadily. back up to 63 in washington. 58 at dulles. 52 in the shannon doe ya valley. the shenandoah valley will stay in the low 60s. in and around the city, mid and upper 60s. breezy at times. a lot of leaves whistling around outside this morning. temperatures in the 60s tomorrow. heavy rain weather alert coming up friday morning. >> i love my job. we'll have more a little bit later. >> poor al. >> from the orient express. >> fancy. >> have fun, al. >> his murder, she says. >> all right. coming up, music legend john mellencamp on his new album, and he's going to perform his latest hits right after this.
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legendary singer/song writer john mellencamp staple on the music scene for nearly 40 years. he has hits. >> he's showing no signs of slowing down. he released his 23rd studio album. he's headed on tour next month. >> john, good morning. >> how are you today? >> we're great. >> can i say, first, "jack and diane" came out in '82. i was born in '81. it was the first song i remember my dad introducing to me. to be here with you is such an honor. >> i'll bet you could probably sing along then. >> i could sing the whole thing. nobody wants to hear that. >> that's the beauty of it. there's this story, and now years later we're talking about "sad clowns and hill billies". what was the inspiration for that a
>> the title was chosen after the songs. it made sense that was the name of the alalbum. >> and you're with carlene carter. >> yes. >> how did you come together? >> carlene and i met -- i did a sound track for a movie megaryan dire -- meg ryan directed. there was a couple songs and carlene came and song. and we were working on a musical. carlene had a small part in that, and so it just was all organic, very natural. >> i'm interested in how when somebody like you, a song writer, you keep cranking out hits. how are you inspired? i read you're a painter as well. were you painting and you get a tune? how does that work? >> well, when you're a young guy and you start writing songs, it's difficult. you really haven't found your voice. i got my first record when i was 20, 21.
i got my first record deal. i wasn't really prepared to become a song writer. but as time went on, you know, the more that you're creating, painting is creating, the more you become open to ideas. they just kind of come into you. and there's a song on the new record called easy targets. and i was painting, and the this voice goes john, you might want to put your paint brush down and write these words down, and i went no, i don't want to. i kept painting. finally the voice got the best of me. i walked to my phone. i sang the song into my phone. i put it back down, and then found it a couple days later and go when did i write that? >> so lost in the painting world that you just bang out another album. i love it. >> on your tour you're in outdoor venues? >> right. >> thank you for coming i
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good morning. breezy and sunny outside. a little cool as well by early may standards. we're only in the 50s and 60s now. we'll get up into the 60s later on today. it will be a good night for baseball tonight. good luck to the nationals as the diamondbacks are in town. for tomorrow another day which is cooler than average. highs only in the 60s tomorrow with clouds rolling in t
this is the million dollar question. what is the most successful way to lose weight. is it diet, exercise, or both. we're serchging for answers. last week when we challenged our viewers to sign up for our summer shapeup, more than 500 of you wrote in. everybody wants help. >> and you all told us you wanted to get in shape before memorial day. we'll make it happen with help with joy bauer and obi. obi wrote the cut. lose up to ten pounds in ten days. >> we chose three viewers. one to go on the diet plan, one on the exercise plan, and one brave enough to take on both. first we're going to say hi to is
>> my kids are 21, 19 and 16. >> congratulations. you made it through. let's take a look at your before. let's set the stage. you're 5'0". 185 pounds. and you want to stop a lot of yo yo diets? >> yes. a lot of yo yo dieting and frustrating going back and forth. doing good and then fall off. >> we can all relate. joy, are you going to -- are we going to talk about what you're eating? >> do all three and then yeah. >> next up is reuben. you're a police officer from newark, new jersey. thank you for doing that. why do you want to lose the weight? >> i want to better myself for my kids, for my own health. better off for my job too. >> it is. let's look at your starting numbers. you're 511 and 283 pounds. and you are going to go on the ou
>> no dieting. >> charlene. what's your catalyst for getting involved? >> i have a two-year-old. i want to have enough energy to keep up, and i want to ride my motorcycle across country. >> wow. >> look at your stats. you're 52 and 277 pounds. you're doing both. >> yes. >> all right. now we can jump in. >> now i'm going to put the lovely ladies on the diet plan. they follow the drop ten diet plan. it's online. the idea is the it's a mix and match plan. it's versatile, and all of the meals are forulated so they have the perfect balance of lean protein and high quality starch and healthy fats. the weight will fall off. these are just two sample days. one day could be this is
egg scramble. >> the it's a lot of food. >> for lunch, sandwich. bread is legal, but it's one slice. >> that's smart. >> charlene just went like that. why? >> because i love bread. >> in the right amounts. and there's a snack. we have nuts. and a sweet potato with baked fish or grilled chicken and broccoli. >> these are big portions. >> yes. they're real people portions, and again, you'll feel satisfied and lose the weight. and i love this breakfast. this is my apple protein pancakes. they're delicious. >> they're not too bad. they're pretty good. >> and they're packed with 20 grams of protein. a huge salad. lots of filling produce. this is sausage sauted with peppers and onions. and again, snacks are allowed. yogurt with berrys, and there are many
>> i think it's doable. >> reuben and obi, let's get to the work out. >> reuben and charlene, we're going to have them exercising about four to five days a week. what's great about the exercises, you can do them in your home. all you need is a pair of dumbbells and maybe a chair. we're going to show you a couple quick exercises. we'll start off monday, wednesday, and friday are boot camp card owe moves. the first move is high knees. simple. and i want reuben and charlene to do them with me. you can check it out. high knees is simple. move your feet like this. and if you have bad knees, you don't have to move your knees up that high. use your arms. and make sure you're upright. about 15 seconds, second move is basically jumping over a towel. grab a towel.
>> okay. you're going to stand next to the towel. use your arms and just like this. jump over. just like that. it's a good boot camp card owe move on monday, wednesday, friday. simple. 15 seconds. small little jump. all right? that's another move. now we're going to do strength training exercises tuesday and thursday first exercise we're going to do, shoulder dumbbell press. grab the dumbbells. work the shoulders, tone the arms. left foot forward, right leg behind. come over your head just like that. >> we're out of time, but the it on today.com? >> absolutely. 30 minutes a day, four to five days a week. >> and we get a body like yours? >> it will take time. i can't make big promises now. >> if they survive week one,
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relationship with a co-worker. >> last night i accidentally told amy she was sexy and was up all night kicking myself for it. >> why would you do that? >> i don't know. i had a few drinks. you're not making me feel better? >> i'm not trying to make you feel better. what you did was crazy. >> should i tell her i didn't mean it? >> definitely, please. just make sure i'm there when you walk up to amy and say, hey, you're not sexy. why would you use that word? >> i don't know. lots of people use the word sexy. >> i love this show. >> we are in the end of season two. we found out there's a tornado coming. >> there's a tornado. both metaphorically and literally. >> there's a lot of drama going down. can you tell us anything? >> no spoilers. >> i was watching the preview that nbc put out. all the spoilers are there. le
everything. no. they've been sort of dropping those little hints about a tornado coming the entire season, and you should see our actual set. the it's destroyed. if you drive by there's parts of l.a. where you can see it. people will text me and say are you okay? >> do you need a weather gill to maybe -- i know. just blowing in. >> weather woman, by the way. >> i'm sorry. but you know what? >> guys, meteorologist. >> first of all, we were just playing girl talk at the top of the show. >> by the way, i don't mind being called a girl after having a baby or two. >> back to you, though. are you anything like jonah? >> yes. i'm exactly like him, unfortunately. i start reading scripts and i feel like the writers are now roasting me. it's 19 people in a room like what else is wrong with ben.
writers write to you and you see what other people think is funny about you. it's a weird thing where i've become this character. >> talk about the cast. we almost want to be friends with the characters. >> they're monsters? >> you can relate to a lot if you have a first job at target or a big box store. what about you? >> the first i had was baskin-robbins. >> i got fired from them. >> i i worked at a ice cream shop too. >> i would put tubs of ice creme with everything sold. >> why did you get fired? >> i didn't show up to work one day. >> one day? >> yeah. that was different. >> that was months of giving away free merchandise. >> it didn't take much. >> we don't want you to leave. >> will you come back? >> sure. i have nothing to do. >> thank you so much, ben. the season finale is tomorrow night right here on nbc. back in
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thank you. while we're hav while we're having this fest here, al roker on the train of a lifetime. >> we got it. >> he was in a tunnel. >> is he drinking a martini? >> this is champagne, and guess what. these are crystallized rose petals. this is desert on the orient express. with cream. >> oh, poor al. >> thanks, al. >> bye. >> what is a crystallized -- >> what? >> roses. >> is it like a candy? >> we look at you like --
and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. stick with zyrtec® and muddle no more®. this is a news 4 "today" news break. >> 9:57 is your time now on this wednesday, march 3rd, 2017. good morning. we're following a developing story in suitland. prince george's police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man at a gas station. it's at the exxon station near silver hill and suitland road. the victim died on the scene. no suspect has been identified. now let's check your forecast. how is it
a beautiful day. 63 degrees right now. breezy northwest wind. that will be the case through the afternoon. plenty of sunshine today. nice and dry. tomorrow morning cooler around 50. more clouds in the afternoon. friday is a weather alert mainly for the morning commuter. heavy rain moving in better by the afternoon. then we go to your weekend. it will be cooler with a chance for showers on saturday. but temperatures in the mid 60s. then the low 60s and that trend continues into next week. >> thank you. coming up on news 4 midday, justin finch is live with a look at how students are coming together at a rally against hate.
from nbc news, this is from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> i'm happy. hoda said she'd join me for a few lunch. >> it's may third. that's "jack and diane" by john mellencamp, who i think sang 100 songs here today. >> he's a rock and roll hall-of-famer, a grammy winner. he's going to perform one of his hits today. >> of course. andy cohen talks