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good morning. breaking overnight. out of control. the death toll mounting. new emergency evacuations ordered as massive wildfires ravage california. >> one minutes it's fine. the next everybody is screaming. >> nearly twoozen burping right now, all aoss the state. entire neighborhoods consumed. firefighters pushed to the brink. >> dream is not t even right adjective to use anymore. >> we're live on the front line. >> operation quiet ay. ecret government program now revealed. undercover air marshals following americans with no criminal history at the airports and on flights. is thisur good sy or an invasion of privacy? >> today exclusive.
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body and morgan miller opening up in their first since their daughter's drowning. >> i open the door and she wasn floating i the pool. >> this morning, why they say their tragedy couldappen to anyone, as they look to change the way we all think about children and pool safety. >> i think it does wn some help to heal a little bit, that maybe we're preventing it from happening to somebody >>else. all that, plus caught on camera. officials in minneapolis release body camideo of a controversialolice shooting. >> black eye. the board of cbs meeting today over newfallout overal legations of sexual misconduct from l ceoes moonves. >> and new findings on the disappearance of mh-370. will it answer the question of ed?t rlly happ today, monday, july 30th, 2018.
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>> from nbc news, this is "today." with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> arn good g, everybody. welcome to "today" on a bright and early monday morning.o so niceave you with us. >> one of the things in the show is a very powerful interview you did in l.a. a few days ago. >> i really hope people will watch this. bode miller, who we know from eolympics, and his wife morgan, lost their baby girl. emmy. she was 19 months old. she towned. younk you know everything you node to know about water safetyyo i ask especially if you're around little ones, to interview. it changed me. i hope it changes a lot of earts and saves lives. i think itwill. >> it was difficult for them to talk about, but that is their purpose. >> first, it is a busy morning with lots to get to. we're going to start wh the raging wildfires out west. >> an important breaking story. happening in northern
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california. the death toll fromvehe mas carr fire is climbing. it exploded over the weekend. and it is only one of nearly two dozen major fires now ripping through the state. nbc's miguel almaguer is inin re california, for us. he's right there. good morning. >> savannah, good mowhing. that massive fire blew through this neighborhood, firefighters weren't trying to save homes. they were trying to save lives. they were focused on evacuations, but six people did not make it out. now this is all that's left. charredremains of people's lives. this is what used to be a boat. it looks like this block after block. the most destructive fire torching california becoming one of the most devastating in history. the carr fire damaging or destroying more than 1,000 structures, mosy homes. incineratedhborhoods in just minutes. >> wasn't just our place. it was all of our family, our friends, all of our
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children's friends, and is a big loss. >> ripping into redding, the blaze almost the size of denver. the unstoppable force taking the life of a firefighter and ado bur operator working on the front lines. melanie b wrapped a wet blanket around her great grandcldren, emily and james, as fire tore into their home. their bodies discovered over the weekend. her husband was evacuating neighbors. >> canha lose more tn family. and then e you loseverything on top of that >> some 40,000 have now been evacuated. driven out by the raging wall of flames. verything literally that i can think of that's valuable and shoved it in my car as fast as possible. >> withome people still missing, 5,000 structures are threatened. we were with crews onhe front lines. with this firefight now going block by block, firefighter
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losing more houses by the hour. and there is very little they can do. >> with erratic winds spawning o fire, the blaze is creating its own weather. across california, 19 fires are burning. resources stretched thin. near yosemite, a second te firefi a hot shot, has lost his life. >> if you feel like you need to leave and nobody has told you, ave. >> the inferno in redding jumping rivers,orching mountains, taking lives and homes. still out of control. >> wow. >> and as dangerous as ever. with fire still sweeping across the hillsides outside of redding, firefighters are now focused on protecting what's left of this icity, but so many neighborhoods, this is what it looks like this guys, to you. frightening. thank you very much. >> also this morning, president trump is ramping up his attacks against special counsel robert
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mueller. udy president's attorney, giuliani, also going on the offensive. nbc white house correspondekr ten welker has the very latest. good morning. >> hey, good morning to you. and thig, morn president trump is lobbing some of his most direct attacks yet against special counsel robert mueller and it's a one-two punch his lawyer lashing out at mr. trump's former attorney, michael cohen. rudy giuliani questioning the authenticity of that tape le ed by cohen, and taking aim at cohen's credibility. president trump ignoring shouted questions sunday, but unleashing a barrage oftweets, now calling the special counsel investigation an illegal scam and calling out t head of it by name. tweeting, is robert going to release his conflicts of interest with respect to president trump? includin the fact that we had a very nasty and contentious business relationship. mr. trump has accused mueller of conflicts in the past. and while the special counsel declined to comment, deputy
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attorney general rod rosenstein knocked down the idea of any li confs during a hearing on capitol hill in june. >> i'm not aware of any f squalified conflict interest. >> this morning, mr. trump's attorney is going on offense amid speculation inprident's former personal attorney michael cohen could be poised to flip on him. >> the man is a pathogical manipulator, liar. to my surprise, he turns out to be almost an instinctual liar. >> cohen, who is under investigation, including for bank fraud in new york, all but declared war when his attorney released a tape of him and mr. trump discussing a payout to buy the right to karen mcdoug mcdougal's story who claimed she had an affair wh mr. trump, an allegation mr. trump disputes. >> no, no, no. and then cohen raised the stakes with a knowledgeable source telling nbc news he's welling to tell the special counsel that mr. trump knew about the 2016 trump tower b
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meetinween don jr. and a russian lawyer before it happened. something the president hasde ed. >> if he taped everything else, ?why didn't he tape th not on tape. it's flat out untrue. >> giuliani initially incurd cohen to talk to prosecutors calling him honest, but no more. >> i didn't know him well. i knew nothing bad about michael cohen unthi all of started to happen in the last couple weeks. >> and on another note, kristen, it looks like president trump is threatening another government shutdown. what's that all about? >> heis, that's right. he did it on twitter over the weekend. let me read you that tweet. quote, i would be willing to shut down government if the d.s do not give us the votes for border security. the president essentially saying he's not going to sign a spending bill that doesn't fund his border wa. it's high risk rhetoric with ai spending looming in september. republican readers pushing back against the idea of shutdown with the top gop senator saying
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that's not going to happen. we'll hav to see. >> kristen, thank you. >> in the meantime, we're learning more this morning about an undercover tsa program that puts everyday americans in some instances under surveillance in airports and onboard planes. if their travel history and behavior raise red flags. tom costello covers aviation. he's at reagan national for us this rning. what's this all about? >> savannah, good morning. it's called opene skies. bottom line is that federal air marshals will be following passengers through airports onto planes. americans who may have no idea they're being followed, butus be of their travel histories and a couple of other factors, they have tripped alert with the tsa, and civil libertarians have real concerns. internal octsa duments suggest it happens 40 to 50 times a day. armed, ntd cover air tracking and surveillingev yday passengers through airports, even onboard domestic
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flights all across the country. passengers who have no crimina history and are not on any terror watch list. but have still raised red flags. with air marshals watching their every move, even sitti next to them onboard. the boston globe's jenna winter broke the >>story. his means they write down, are you talking on the phone, what are you saying, do you have a computer, are you reading something, are you going to the bathroom, are you looking in a weird direction. do you change your clothes on the plane or at the airport? >> the information then sento tsa headquarters. in a statement, the tsa says the primary purpose of the pract is to make sure psengers and flight crew are protected on air travel. passengers are selected for surveillance if their foreign travel and otherai factors r concerns, including criminal records, curious financial transactions, e-mail or phonet numbers tould be tied to terrorism. we recently talked to the iea about the air marshals. >> we keep their presence covert
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because we don't want our adversaries t know they're on particular flights. >> but passengers aren't told if they're on the quiet skies list. what happens to the information that is collected about them? some federal air marshals complain the progr is a waste of money. the union saying the american public would be better served if hese marshals were instead assigned to airport screening and checking areas so active shooter events can be sbift swiftly ended. civills libertarians are concerned. >> it should go without saying government agents shouldn't bet mong travelers without a good reason to do so. h >> do yoe any how long someone on the list might stay on the list. >> i misspoke, quiet skies is the name of the program, not open skies. the tsa says you can be on the list for up to three months after rurning from an overseas destination. among those individuals who have been ,surveill a business woman who happened to go through turkey. another law enforcement officer
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and a flight attendant with southwest airlines. >> an interesting one. thank you very much. fwle do have a lot more to get to, including a controversial and deadly police shooting of a black suspect in minneapolis. amid growing outrage, we're seeing now exactly what the officers saw that day. joe fryer has the story. good morning. >> hoda, good morning. the police body camera video was released sunday night. it shows officers repeatedly warning a mho appears to be armed to put his hands up as they chase him through a neighborhood before those fatal shots were fed and a warning, the video may be disturbing to some viewers. m overnight, tinneapolis police department odleasingy camera video from twofficers chasing 31-year-old thurman blevins through a residential neighborhood last month, fatallg shooim in an alley. in the first video, the officers sp a man matching the description from a 911 call of someone firing shots into the
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air. >> black tank top. >> the man t whourned out to be blevinsnas sitting the street corner with his dog, a speaking woman standing next to him with a a baby in stroller. as the officers pull up to t curb, blevins stands up andng starts run away. the officers jumput of their vehicle and begin chasing blevins, repeatedly warning him to p his hands up in a second body cam video,bl evins can be heard pleading with oicers not to shoot him. >> put your hands up. >> a third video of the incident slowed down and stabilized by a california forensic video firm hired byol the minne police department appears to show a gun in blevins' pants and in his hand, shortly before more than a dozen shots were fired, killing him. the death of blevins, who is black, at the handse of wh officers sparked tensions keroughout minneapolis, which has been rocd by a number of high-profile fatal police shootings in rent years.
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>> regardless of the circumstances and facts that took place on the afternoon of june 23rd, let us all recognize one conclusion. a life was lost. and that in and of itself is tragedy. while the body camerage foo is now released, this is just one partf an effort to bring greater transparency to these proces fs. >> theily of blevins saying sunday night that they believe the video confirms he was not a threat to police and tha he did not deserve to the officers have been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates this fatal shooting. >> all right, joe, thank you so much. >> also on a busy monday morning, new developments to tell you about tied to those explosive allegations of xual misconduct against longtime cbs president and ceo les moonves. morgan radford is following this story for us. good morning. >> les moonves is one of the most powerful and influential
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people in hollywood. the 68-year-old dubbed a tv programming wizard is the latest high-profileedia figure swept up in the me too movement. today, the "wall street journal" reports the cbs board is now holding a conference call to discuss his fate. thismoing, another media titan under fire. six women accusing cbs ceo les moonves of sexual misconduct. the new yorker reports legations rangingrom forcible touching or kissing to hysical intimidation between a 1980s and the 2000s. all of theen w say their careers suffered because they rejected his advances. four of them spoke on the record. including actress ileana douglas, whoay moonves forcibly kissed her in a meeting in his office in 1997. at it feels like to have someone hold you down. you can't breathe, you can'tmo ve. the physicality of it was horrendous, she said. douglas claimed she was later fired. theke new y reports it
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corroborateder story with numerous people, including her ex-girlfriend, martin scorsese. les moonves says in part, i recognize there were times cades ago when i may have made some women mfuntable by making advances. those were mistakes and i regret them immensely, but i always understood a abided by the principle that no means no and i have never used t my position harm or hinder anyone's career. last november, moonves talked openly about the me too monkment. >> i t it's important that a company's culture will not allow for this. >> a month later, the cbs mogul helped form the commission on sexual harassment and advancing equality in the work place, chaired by anita hill. ther new yorke also contained exclosive allegations against theormer chairman of cbs is urrent producer of "60 minutes." six anonymous former employees
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say a drunk sager touched employees alt parties that made them feel uncomfortable. 19 anonymous current and former staffer also said he allowedra ment in the news division. sager denies the claims. in a statement,cbs said it takes each report of misconduct very seriously, adding we do not believe, however, that the picture of o company created in the new yorker represents a laer organization that does its best to treat its tens of thousands of employees wit dignity and respect. well, these allegations come just ascbs is locked in a legal battle over whether to merge with its former parent company viacom. shares of cbs stock fell 6% on friday when these accusations against moonves first broke. this isn't the company's first brush with the me too movement. charlie rose was fired last november after harassment allegations surfaced against him. >> rgan, thank you. >> going to switch gears and go to mr. roker and get a first check of the weather. >> good morning, and thank you
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forir getting your f weather from us. boy, we had bad weather back in parts of northeastern colorado. you can see it caused big problems at the airport, demolishing buildings, flipping planes and that sametem is pushing into parts of oklahoma with strong storms. these willsi dispate in the next several hours but in the antime, they're pretty strong between oklahoma city and if you likweather you had last week, you're going to love it next week. if you didn't like what you got, you're not goingso like t week. another bermuda high in the east, and in between, we have an upper level storm that's going to cause big probitms. going to bring that heat continuing out west, and days of rain andte pontial flooding in the east. hrlook at thisgh friday. we could see upwards of 4 to 5 inches os rain you make your way from the panhandle of florida all the way to the interior sections of the w midatlanh an increasing flood risk as the week wears on. we'll get to youras local for coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good monday morning. 73 degrees right now in washington. 're dry right no but this is all going to be changing, especially as we get closer to welunch time. ave showers and storms just down to our south, but we'll see an increase in those rain chances as we get closer to noon today. widespread showers through most of the area. scattered showers throughout the afternoon hours. highs in the upper 70s, but for the rest of the week, want the umbrella. high rain chances through friday and even into the weekend so
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far. high temperatures, mid to upper 80s. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thanks. >> thank you, al. >> coming up, a "today" exclusive. bode andil morganr opening up about the drowning accident that claimed the life of their little girl ass their new n born out of that unspeakable tragedy. >> we have the choice toive our days with purpose, to make sure that no other parent has to feel what we're hafeeling. >> the millers want every parent to hear. but first, this is "today" on c. yo
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who won't be held back. learn more at this is a news 4 today news break. >> 7:26 is your time now on this monday, july 30th, 2018. good morning to you. >> hundreds of people had to sleep on their amtrak trains after multiple northeast trains were extremely deyed. one ohe trains was delayed by more than four hours. amtraks blaming this on some sort of issue with the overhead power lines. someassengers took ride shares that ended up costing reportedly hundreds o dollars. >> construction is under way on the gw parkway. crews with working on the bridge not far from stop one. effe affecting north and southbound traffic. you can find out more about it in our nbc washington odapp.
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morning, jack. >> good morning. we had unfortunately two pretty g hiccups, both in maryland with truck fires. south 95 before thebeltway, everything got moved to the right shoulder. outer loop of the beltway before iversity boulevard, the bridge still has the right lane blocked, removing a trash tru involved in a fire. george washington parkway, two lanes southbound, one lane terthbound. there's a ial for delays. the lowest travel is northbound. 270 southbound at 85, a crash in the right lane. >> thank you.a we'll takeak now. the forecast is next. oo
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morning. temperatures as you walk out the door not too bad to start off your monday. we do have rain down to our south. we're also watching showers moving into parts of charles county, st. mary's county. as we go through your monday, we'll see showers more
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widespread by lunch time and then we go through the afternoon. we still have a chance for scattered shers, and keep the umbrella for the rest of the week. >> more local news in 25 minutes. now, back to the "today" show.
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7:30 now on a monday morning, july 30th, 2018. more than four yearslater, the disappearance of mh-370 remains one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries. but this morning, a is shedding some new light on what investigators believe what happened. we'll hav the latest just ahead. >> let's start with the headlines. the death toll in northern california's massive c fre is now up to six people. officials say the latest victims did not abide by an evacuation order. some 40,000 people near the city of redding have been forced from their homes. flames engulfed almost 100,000 acres now and damaged or destroyed more tha 800homes. firefighters did gain ground on sunday. the fire said to be now 17% contained. >> president trump is ramping up
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his attacks against special counsel robert mueller, tweeting onsunday, is robert mueller ever going to release his conflict of interest with tespect to president trump? including the fhat we had a very nasty and contentious business relationship meantime, mr. trump's attorney is also going on offense amid speculation the president's formericersonal attorney mel him. could flip on giuliani called cohen a path logical manipulator and a liar. >> two american cyclists were killed on sunday by aiv hit-and-runer. it happened in a central asian country. officials there are investigating the incident as a ropossible tst ask. a tourist from switzerland and one from thehe nands also killed. three other tourists were injured. police have aested a suspect, and they killed anothersuspect while trying to detain him. three others remain at large. >> supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg says the hopes stay on the bench for a while longer. on sunday, the 85-year-old told cnn, quote, my senior colleague
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justice john paul stevens stepped down when he was , so i think i have at least five more years. ginsburg was apointed by president clinton in 1993. now to a today exclusive. story you may watch the through tears but i hope you don't turn away. it's been seven weeks since bode miller and his wife morgan, who is pregnant and due in october, lost their baby emmy in a their pain is unthinkable, but their bravery andfl ssness were on full display when we sat down with them in their home in southern california. >> she was just a she was, you know, had such a powerful, full personality where she did what she wanted. >> such a bright ligh and she wasdetermined. >> no. >> bode and morgan miller are workheg to put lives back together. everywhere, reminders of the little girl they loved, her room
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untouched. this cannot be easy. can't be easy to talk about. why did you want to speak. >> the obln to some degree. i think it does in some way help to heal a little bit that maybe we're preventing it from happening to somebody else. >> we have the choice to live our days with purpose, to make sure that no other parent has to feel what we're feeling. >> i know part of t reason that you want to talk about it is so people can understand whag aar day it was. >> it was a normal day. every morning, the kids would go swimming. d bodeould go swimming with them and they would be in there for hours. and they loved it. >> after some time in their pool, the miller family made their way to a birthday party. 19-month-old emmy fell asleep on the way. >> i got to hold her. and i was w standingh a couple moms. we were just chatting about life and school. slept. still i kept saying, this is so crazy.
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she never lets me do ithis. haven't been able to do this for months. it's so rare at that age for them to sit still and for mommy to hold you. >> yeah, so i held her. and then about an hour later, she woke up. and saw she was in chuck e. cheese and was so excited. >> after an afternoon of visiting friends and grand parents, morgan and emmy returned home to say good-bye to bode who was getting ready to take his oldest daughte toer softball game. ? he was loading up thear and i gave him a kiss. out of nowhere, she leanedf ov and m another kiss. we were so amused by her reaction because it was notty cal of emmy. so i kissed him again, and she did it agn, and we laughed. i turned around and walked inside. waved.e and said bye to her dad. >> morgan decided to bring tex kids door to visit the
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neighbors. >> we go er, back and forth multiple times a week. they're family tous. and it was just a normal day over there. we sat on the sofa and she played in frontus of and i had my cup of tea. and the boys were right next to us. in the downstairs guest bedroom, playing on the ipad, playing outh toys. and emmy go back and forth, which was all of 15 feet. all o a sudden, it was too quiet for me. we were midconversation and i stood up. and i turned and i walked right do where the boys were and said where is emmy? and before ne could respond, i turned around and the door that leads to the back rd, that was closed, had a tiny sliver of light coming thou the side. and mysaeart .
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and i opened the door, and she was floating in the pool. and i ran and i jumped in. >> morgan pulled emmy out ofhe water and started cpr while her neighbor called 91 i >> whats the emergency? >> she fell in the pool. the baby fell in the pool. >> shortly after, bod got the call he will never forget. >> i was at the softball so i was hearing all this through the phone when they were doing cp and in the ambulance and all that. and just, youknow, in shock. >> must have felt so helpless. >> yeah, yeah. >> doctors first told the millers they had reason to hope emmy might survive, but the next ndy, , june 10th, they lost their precious baby girl. >> theocr said that her brain had just not had enough ox oen for too long a time. >> there's not a day that goes by that i don't pray for the
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opportunity to go back to that day and make it different. but now we have this opportunity to make other parents' days different. >> in their grief, the millersy learned t aren't alone. drowning is the leading cause on tentional death for children 1 to 4 years old. >> the number one way could potentially lose your kid. if it's number one for me, i want t know about it. >> do you feel like this is somethinghat pediatricians or the medical community or public health community, have we not been paying enough attention to this? >> definitely, the yintensit behind this conversation is where we are lacking. this should behe number one thing that we talk about. you need to be hyperaware. >> iave been to all the pediatricians meetings, and check-ups on our kids, and i can't say it's ce up one time, not a single time. >> bode and morgan say drowningn
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preventi protective barriers around pools are key when it com to water safety. before they moved into their home with a pool, they did just tat. training their two older boys before emmy was born, and blocking easy access to their pool with a fence. you are very careful parents. >> i tnk we did the best with the knowledge that we had. >> and the realityis, as a parent, you can't dodge responsibility for your kids. you know, that part is probably the single most difficult part to get >> and guilt is a very painful thing. i hope and pray and beg that it gets easier. >> they move forhrd now w a mission. to encourage others to be more vigila and honor the memory of their dearemmy. they say their three other children are guiding them through their darkest days. >> when they talk about her, and they share stories, they always have a smile on their face.
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and they constantly remind us we're. still he and it allows us to bring ouro focus back the things we still have to be incredibly grateful fo k >>s grow up fast, and we don't want to miss time with them. >> how are you thinking about the new baby? the fact that you are going through this and creating life. >> that was my first concern. besides the fact of never being able to see my daughter again, it was every me, howm i supposed to bring a new baby into this world with just losing my baby. emmy was so excited to be a big dister. she walked aro all the time with her babies, and now we have an opportunity to get to love that baby not only fores ourse but for emmy. >> where are your eyes? >> eyes.
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>> where is the nose? >> it'she little moments with emmy that morgan and bode miller will cherish forever, moments that fuel their desire to spread awareness and affect real change. er>> i want to remembers my baby girl. she brought so much to our live and nowhe's helping us bring so much to everyone else's lives. >> i think that was one of the most moving interviews i hav seen. >> i could barely get through that interview because i, of course, could see that little girl and her picture everywhere ane all know if you have a child or love a child and you care somuch. you know, it's not easy for them to do this. i think they went back and forth about it, but they feel a real responsibility. it's not that we don't know that drowning is a concern. it's not that we don't know that water can be dangerous. but as morgan said s well, where is the intensity around the conversation? and thisio convers with her has changed me and the way i think about it. and just in terms of t urgency
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you feel. if you've got a body of water in your ownuse, their house had a fence, it had all of that. they just went to the neighbors, they weren't even swimming. wasn't in their thoughts. the other thing i know morgan want me to mentio little emmy was a fighter, and she really hetried, and was in the hospital for a full day. and her health came back and athere was hope for time, but then she wasn't able to pull through. soer death doesn't even get counted as a drowning, technically. so when you see these alarming t istics, they probably don't even capture it fully. they don't captur w kids die after 24 hours. they don't capture a near , drownihich can be as devastating in the sense that somemes these children need life-long care and never are the same again. >> like you id, who hasn't looked away for one second, knowing that your child is g,ere. you do somethnd you turn back and they're gone. >> we all think we're careful parents. they were careful. i canell you, they were careful than even me and i think
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it's 8:00 on "today." breaking overnight, new emergency evacuations ordered as the deadly wildfires continueteo across california. >> it wasn't just our place,ll of o family, all of our friends, all of our children's friends. it's a big loss. >> one out of control fire becoming one of the most devastating in history. we're there live with the latest. plus, lashing out. meghan markle's father opening up once again. this time insisting his daughter has cut him off completely. what mr. mark is revealing about their troubled relationship >> and a sweet surprise. >> i want to say thank you from the people of area for
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everybody'shand. > a good crowd out there and a really nice monday morning. so happy to have them onan the plazyou watching at home. >> we'll head out in little bit. >> let's get started. news at 8:00. firefighters pushed to their limits trying to crel that terrible wildfire in northern california. the death toll there is rising. neighborhoods have been destroyed. and new evuations ordered just overnight. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is in redding, california, for us. miguel, good morning. >>ah sava good morning. as the massive carr fire continues to explode, let's start with the death toll which now stands at at leastsix, though officials say seven people are still reported missing. more than 1,000 structures damaged or destroyed across this region. 5,000 remain under threat this morning. of course, thosee flames h been pushed by those hot winds and hot conditions all across this region. firefighters say it's still moving from hilltop to hilltop, though not making runs into the city now. though that could chae later
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on today. across the state, nearly0 larg wildfires are burning. cal fire says they have 12,000 firefighters on the front lines. we werer yosemite where last week covering a massive blaze there, two firefighters have now been killed battling that. the big concern remains here in the city of redding where so many homesndtructures remain under threat. again, 5,000. a massi number, as crews battle the most destructive and biggest wildfire this year. savannah, back to you. >> edinly intense time there. miguel, thank you. >> investigators release their final report overnight on the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370. it says unlawful interference by a third party cannot be ruled out. however, it reaches no conclusion about the plane's ultimate fate. kelly cobiella is covering the story from london. good morning. >> oohi,morning, hoda. this report is lengthy, detailed. the work of a safety investigators from eight countries, including the u.s.
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but families hoping for answers were sappointed. four years of searching and exhaustive investigation and aviation's biggest mystery still remains unsolved. flight mh-370 disappeared on its way from kuala lumpur to beijing on march 8th, 2014. investigators this morning saying the flight was delibeartely diverted t the indian ocean, veering thousands of miles off course, but they couldn't explain why. releasing their final report, te investigatim says the boeing 777 was air worthy. the pilot was very competent and showed no signs of stress or ha oral changes. and they cannot rule out unlawful interrence by ahird party. a second private underwater search for the passenger plane was called off in may. debris haveeces of been recovered, but only thr
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areconfirmed to be from mh-370. and no bodies have ever been found. this morning, devastated families of the 239 who were onboard left wondering how a massive passenger jet could simply disappear. some are angry and questioning the report'sfindings. >> we are no further in finding our loved ones four and a half years on. that's frustrating. it mes you very angry. >> with no wreckage and no cockpit data recorders, investigators said they can't solve the mystery. the families really do want this search to resume, but malaysia's newly elected prime minister says that will only happen if newlues surface. they have essentially closed the book on this. >> all right. kelly cobiella, thanks. >> the president spent a lot of the weekend talking about the russia investigation. apparently stepping up his efforts to try to discredit the special counsel's investigation. in a twitter barrage on sunday,
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talker, a new interview with meghan markle's father making headlines around the world. keir simmons with us. >> you guys love the crown, right? >> the show? >> yes, the show. >> of course. >>atne of the g things about "the crown" is how it brings out how painful it is to be a royal. i feel like this first experience of that because her dad has given an interview in which he says sheso longer speaking to him. while at the same time, admitting that while she was growing up, he tk drugs. >> meghan markle's father, thomas markle, lashing g t, insistins daughter has cut m off completely, simply, he says, f saying a few critical words about the royalfamily, changing meghan. the duchess of sussex has beena pearing frequently in public, sharing a kiss with new husnd harry last week and rfming official duties with the queen, but she has apparently not found time to phone her dad.
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it's a complaint thomas markle had been making for weeks he in "the sun" newspaper. >> since the interview, i have had no way of contacting her at all. the phone number that i call doesn't work anymore. i guess liaison with the royal family never answers back. and there's no address i can write to. >> an interview on british television wants sympathy as he scribes missing his daughter's wedding. >> i'm a footnote in one of the greatest moments in history raer than the dad walking her down the aisle. >> but it would have infuriated the royals because he also talked about privateon conversa with harry. >> they talked about prince harry's opinions about donald trump and brexit and toy rals don't like that. they don't want their private conversations discussed with the press. >> just before the wedding, mr. markle caused controversy when he posed for paparazzi es pictur
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in his latest interview, meghan's fher tells the "daily mail" perhaps it would be better for meghan if i die. everybody would by filled with sympathy for her. i would hate to die without speaking to meghan before. ge also appears to threaten the couple, say i won't be silenced. a lot has changed since the gagement interview when meghan hoped harry would meet her dad. >> he's talked ao my dad few times. hasn't been able to meet him just yet, but it's all been worth every effort. >> now, her father fears if the couple have children, he'll never see them. so we would imagine that the royal family isn't happy about these interviews and all this stuff, but what can they do and think?ey do, do you >> this has really got me going. i feel like there are three aspectsf this. come on, to the dad. keep talking le that and then say that his daughter won't talk to him. i mean -- >> what do you? expe >> what do you expect?
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come on to the royal family. why didn't y takeore care of him? they always get this wrong. they don't look after the relatives, the people on the tside of that family. and a little bit as well, come on to some o the journalists who were just going back and feeding and feeding and feeding ain on this father's comments. it's so painful. but you know, harry said in that engagement interview, i have tried to tell what she's getting herself into, and this is it. >> you make som good points. a pox on all of our houses, i guess. you make a good point. thank you. >> al, let's get a check of the weather. >> let's see what we've got going for you. we're watching this one area of strong storms. this big complex of thunderstorms coming out of oklahoma city, causing some tornadoes yesterday in northeastern colorado. we have also got a lot of heat stretching hundred degree heat stfrom the pacific north to the west and into texas. 90s through the gulf coast,ar0s
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in of the northeast. strong storms will be firingp and hopefully disapatding later today through the south. y'ngerous heat continues in the southwest where t not going to get relief for the wildfires out there. and strong rip currents along the mid-atlantic and southeastern coast. here'spehat's hng in your neck of the wood. >> good monday morning. do not forget the umbrella. we have rain down o to south mostly in parts of southern maryland, near fredericksburg some showers. st. mary's, calvert county seeing much of the rainfall right now, and aloodarning for st. mary's county until 1:30. your planner for tolly, w see more w aespread rainund lunchtime. most should be south and east of d.c., then a chance as we guo through the afternoon, cloudy skies, upper 70s. for the rest of the week, pretty rainy. >> savannah. >> all right, al, thank you so much. >> sheinelle is in for carson today. she's got a great t story in orange room to tell us about.
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>> this is a e scofield was driving along the highway when she spotted a manolding asign, it or d homeless, hungry success. take a resume. this is 26-year-old david casarez. a college graduateith work experience. when he moved to california in hopes o creating astart-up, he lost all of his money and his vehicle he lived in. she took his story and wrote if anyone in the silicon valley could help him ou that would be amazing. please retweet. her post has now been retweeted more than 350 times and the job offers for casarez are rolling in. montana writes, yes, i have been looking for developers in santa moni monica. i' e-mail him. ryan says direct message me. i recruit for a tech company in the south bay. scofield said google, netflix, linkedin and many other companies have already reached out. with the sudden viral fame, he decided to start his own twitter page. his lates tweet said, thank you
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almost just like us. at the beyonce and jay-z concert dancing and waving their hands in tair, and about 1,000 peop posted the moments to social media, with one person t sayihe obamas are living their bes live and why not? >> and finally, to neil diamond, the legendaryperformer surprising a few hundred firefighters battling the lake christine fire in colorado, thanking them for their efforts. >> i just wantha to say you from the people of this area for coming down, and this town has not been thisap since i don't know. i've been here for 20 years, and you made everybody >> diamond then leading the group in what else? a sweet caroline sing along. ♪ reaching out touchinoume touching♪ ♪ sweet caroline good times
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never seemed so good ♪ ♪ so good so good so good >> the impromptu performance six months after diamon enounced his retirement from touring. >> sounds good. is a cute anyone with a brother, sibling, cousin, maybe you can relate to this, the dailyclick. check out what these two did for fun after a rainstorm. he started pedaling mud. >> he's got goggles. the boys came prepared. he fully understands what he's doing. >> isn't that hilarious? >> genius. >> for the win. >> all right, thank you, sheinelle. >> that's t the next story, is it not? >> that is something parentsba have py noticed. >> there are growlings that the toy industry coue in trouble, but the bike mud in face industry is rong.
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savannah sellers has the story. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. righ back atyou. the closing of toys "r" us marked the end of an era. now, the rest of the toy industry is struggling to find its way forward in a world without the iconic store. and one that's embracing tech more a more. ♪ believe you're beautiful >> you might remembe playing with these as a kid. or howut a this? ♪ mr. potato head >> but in a world with phones, tablets, and endless apps at kids' fingertips, could it soon be game over for classic toys? >>t's extremely hard for toy companies, these old line toy companies to continue to ecaptue imagination of kids. >> it's no secret most kidsre toda more about tech than mr. potato head. a 2017 report finding kids younger than s arending an average of two hours and 19 minutes a daylued to screens.
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42% of kids have a personal tablet, jumping 35% in just four years. ♪ i don't want to grow up i'm a toys "r" us kid ♪ >> the end of the iconic toys "r" us chain also hitting toy makers hard. mattel aouncing it will cut 2200jobs, blaming the shutdown of toys "r" us for a 14% drop in sales. there is a bright spot for mattel, with recent sale numbers proving brby never goesut of style. hasbro also in a sales slump, but getting a boost on wall street after the company behind playdoh and monopoly beat predictions last quarter. it's not just toy industry giants challenged in the time of tech. both parents and kids are trying to find the right balance. >> you still want the real toys even though you have a screen? yeah. >> now they play on screens and stuff. >> i really try my best to limit it. it's hard. >> so we have new tec ology and an old fashioned stuffed nanima.
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>>he local level, small mom and pop toy stores are cashing in on toys "r" us'sabsence. >> now people who used to go there find us and they can't believe there's actually a place like this that exists once they come in here. >> a place that' got classic toys like action figures, race cars, even gumby. >> so even the kids that like computerized toys are finding joy in the simplest items because they have never seen it before >> toys offering everyone the e chance to b a kid again. >> my friend and i just saw that light bright, so that's kind of like a nostalgic toy. i was thinking of buying that for my boys. >> old-school toys are fun to se. brings bac goodmemories. >> both mattel and hasbro are hopeful they can overcome their losses from toys "r" us, but another concern,he trade dispute with china. hasbro, which makes the majority of its products in china, said to move ontinue
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production elsewhere. >> screen time is one thing, but the other thing is a lot of people are buying toys online now instead of stores. what do thes famil you talk to say about that the. >> they said amazon is convenient every now and then, pecially when i need something for a birthday party and can overnight it, but theyei like kids being able to actually see and touch things in the store. i have to wsay, when i in there, i left with a gumby. it was fun actually being in a toy store. >> i'm gumby, dar it >> that's all you got? you were in an entire toy stor expense it to nbc. go crazy next time. >> two giwords. t jenga. >> thank you, savannah. >> sometes you need those toys so your kids can play makeli e. you want them to think. >> plus, the fun. where do you get the line, like a kid in a toy store? you want to be dazzled. to pick one thing.wn the aisles >> just ahead, i don't know if toys are on the list, but what to buy in august. wel tell you whaou can find
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the hottest deals on, including savings on back to schoo supplies. >> and sweet treats, the best of the best ice cream products picked by your friends at good housekeeping after this.
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this is a news 4 today news break.hi >> good morning. it's 8:26 on this monday, july i'm angie goff. we want to get a look at the road with jack taylor. he has your first 4 traffic. >> hey, angie. gook. a crash leaving the beltway just pushed off to the right shoulder, but the r line is back in alexandria. george washington parkway is a mess withhe new traffic pattern. one lane getting by. lanes und maintains two going south. also, we had issues with the penn line trai about 20 minutes late this mo 7ing. trai is running 40 minutes late. >> a check on your forecast is next. stay with us.
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good monday morning. have the umbrella before you step houtside. e rain mainly south of d.c. mostly moving into parts of
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charles county now. heavy showers, parts of st. mary's, also where we have a flood warning. as we go through the day, more widespread rain.
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>> it is 8:30 on a monda morning, july 30th, 2018. a big hello to our crowd. look who i found. okay, i just -- >> o my gosh. hi, ba. >> i found grace, and i'm not kidding. grace's mom, wheres grace's mom? will you wave your hand? >> grace islike, can i have my baby back? >> you want to see >> you want to see sunny? who do you want to see? >> or maybe mommy. >> oh, reyeah, t's a dog. >> all right. i'm going to return grace because i thinker mom is getting worried. >> hody took my baby.
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>> hoda took my baby. i saw that movie. >> aw. sweet girl. moment is my favorite >> oh, my god. >> okay, i'm going to take you back. bye-bye. say bye-bye. wheres's your mama? hi. >> hoda wants to keep her for too.fternoon, that's okay, >> oh. >> oh, my gosh. come on. >> what lovebug. >> can i show you our crowd moment? at was a cute baby, but hold on. >> wait, there's more. >> where am i going? hold on. hold on. okay. so we've got a family here. the delaney family. all right, i would like to know who is nicknamedhewhopper. raise your hand? why were you nicknamed the
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whopper? >> when i was born, i was 11 pounds and 14 ounces. >> where is the whopper.? jr how much did you weigh when you were born? >> ten pounds 8 ounces. >> w was the enchilada. and how much did you weigh? >> 13 pounds 12 ounces. is that insane? anyway, you are here around the time you were born, weren't you? didn't you come back totoday" in 2005. >> from milwaukee, we were interviewedn the show from our home in milwaukee. >> how about this family. you make some big babies. thanks for coming to see us. how about that? >> you got another baby. w >> while youe out, i met a little girl named cverly. >> i't handle the baby situation. >> she's 6 months old. isn't she the cutest? and her mom said take her. beverly, i want to tell you what's happening next monthn
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the "today" show, and you can stay here forever. thank you. coming up, we're going to help you save money by revealing everything you want to buy in auguch, and back tol supplies are on the list. sorry, kids. it's time. plus, one o our country's hidden gems. we'll take you on a journey to cover the mysteries of a spectacular island chain off alaska southern coast. >> babies ay z ies are popping p everywhere. >> and we'll g revealood housekeeping's picks for top ice cream. >> a we're adding more concerts, more acts this summer. check out these names coming on the city summer concert stage. august 15th, one of the biggest bands of all time, aerosmith will be here. friday, august 24th, janelle monae. >> i give you our friend, meghan trainor, she's going to close out the month on aust 31st, and get ready because on labor day, september 3rd, b the hitd
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why don't we will be here. >> and w aren't stopping there. alessia cara takes the stage on sept7th, and on the 14th, get ready because carrie underwood is heading to the plaza. who do we have thursday? >> keith urban on thursday. >> wow. scheduley >> me and beverly have a big announcement. you want to fill in with me on megyn kelly "today" at 9:00? you busy? she's going o cometoo. we have a great story coming up next hr, guys, about couple who dreamed of starting a family of their own. si siblings later, they all met, adopted, and it's afu beau beautiful story. see you at the top of the hour. >> you're going to be esome. tune i at 9:00. >> i feel like beverly and i understand each other. >> she's totally locked in your eyes. >> hi, sweet girl. mr. roker, you have a check of the weather? >> you want a baby? could i find y one?
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>> that would be fantastic. i see some balloons inbout nine months. any, let's take a look and show you what's happeninghe for week ahead. heat building out west. summer storms, milder weather in the plains. as we get to the midweek period, look forore wet weather in the eastern third of the country. nice and warm from theo plains texas. the heaton fortunately continues and it's going to be sunny and dryidy fray. steamy in texas and a flood risk continues along the mid-atlanti states. that's what's going on around the country. ought to be interesting to see how fast t they're able get inside. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> well, good morning. have the umbrella with you today. currently,ough, the rain is mostly south of d.c. and parts of charles county, st. mary's county, and this is all moving to the northeast, except fhu thaterstorm in charms county. that's heading in the direction of quantico. i so this moving separately from the larger area of rain.e, otherwhe flood warning out for parts of st. mary's county
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until 1:30 this afternoon. widespread rain by lunchtime, and we go through the afternoon, still a c rest of the week.he >> savannah goes inside after having ston a baby. we want to let you kw you can always carry us along with you, even once you leave home. you can go to today sirius xm channel 108 and check us out. we've got allorts of great shows, a happy hour. we havetoday" show confidential. we've got one of my favorites, off the rails with dylan and sheinelle. it's all on "today" show radio sirius xm channel 108. ready, savannah? >> i'm readynow. thank you for the extra time. now, to our ongoing series called "what to "bu from mattresses to back to school supplies, there are deals in stores and online this week. the founder of t i
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he tell us what to buy in august. i love these segments. i'm out of brengh so i'm g to let you take it away. >> we're going to start off with mattresses. st tends to be an amazing month to buy mattresses. that's great because you should upgrade your matess every 7 years. at nectar sleep, you can save $125 on all mattresses, plus you get two free ispillows. eal is good from now until the end of august. go to dream cloud, save $200 on all mattresses. this deal from now e until the of august. we're seeg aavings up to 60% atf at places like macy's. andess firm too. >> sleep is my favorite subject. next, furniture. maybe buy a bed to go with y mattress. >> one of the biggest deals is all couchesre $200 off from now until the end of august. this is, again. ace hardware. let's say you want to revamp ur backyard you can save up to $200 off
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select dining ets at or ace stores now until the end of august. let's say you're looking for a new night stand, a bed frame, a table for the kitchen. a sings up t 75% off at places like allmcom has good deals, and west elm, you can save 30% off select furniture. >> what's behind door three here >> we're doing swim suits. it's still august. still summertime.ov >> i that because you still have another six, eight weeks to wear it. >> if you're likeme, doou feel like you wear the same suit over and over, and at some point -- >> i try not to wear a swim suit if i can help it, but in theory, yes. >> aime, it's warn out. places like lord andou taylor, can get a swimsuit as little as $14.99 and up. macy's, 60% off swim suits, bod shorts, and at other places like dick's sporting goods, you can get buy one full
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price, get one 50% off. nordstroms also had an amazing deal, up to 40% off swimwear, and savannah, they have their anniversary sale. are you familiar with that? >> no. >> sto wide 40 off a lot of things from now until august 5th. >> sounds good. stock up now. thecan wear it the rest o summer and next summer. >> exactly. >> back to school. sorry, kids, that's we' talking about back to school already. >> right around the corner. whether you have someone going into first grade or maybe you're sending someone off to college. now is the time to stock some of the deals, staples, if you buy a backpack, you get % off school supplies. at, they do great as far as dorm room essentials. you can get everything from like that bean bag that everyone has to storage containers, hangers, all of that starts at $30 and up on l place target and walmart, if you need crayons, pencils, rulers, all of that basic stuff is a dollar or morett tar and walmart, and at other places
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we're also seeing bigger on even computers which we're going to get to next. >> i'm impressed you that all in your head. computers is something that rarely goes on sale, it seems. >> these days, everybody, whether you're in high school or incollege, you need a big deal on computers. we're seeing that select pcsre actually $200 off or up to $200 at dell. if you want to go to, they have packages where you get a computernd office software as well, and that's 20% off now. and filly, as places like best buy, you can get up to $100 off of seleclaptops. >> you have given us so much information. in case you're not bahar and don't have it committed to memory, go to and fin out more to buy in august. >> coming up next, a hidden travel gem right here in the u.s. we're exploring the unparallbeed auty of alaska's aleutian
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at ross. yes for less. we're back with "today" travel. this morning, one of our y' coun hidden gems. >> the aleutians. five dozen islan off alaska's southern coast. on most days, they disappear into theutfog, you see them, the chain is truly something spectacular. >> the aleutian islands are 1200 miles of islands coming off the alaska pea. a lot of time we're in the fog, but on a clear day, they're erald green. you see the birds flying a lot. the whales and the blue ocean. >> step foot onto the aleutian islands and it's as if time has stood still. patty is one ofus j a few thousand people who live here in un-alaska, the chain's most populated island.
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>> my favorite part of the island would be the waterfalls. see the grassoving from the winds. just to sit back and enjoy the flowers. >> lush andru ed, these five dozen volcanic islands to the south of alka'smainland are picture perfect. our country's most western territory, which alongside pearl harbor, was attacked in the second world war. much of theses watan only be accessed by boat. its history matched only by their mystery. >> myts r go back, i was born and raised here in alaska. high dad's famy comes from russia. none of the history is documented, not written. >> in the 1700s, russian trars and missionaries began exploring and claiming the area. among the first, a group of orthodox priests which built the first chapel o this site. after the united states purchased the island more than a century later, many russians flocked but the religion remained.
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>> a church here that is over place, but we have ccepted the russian orthodoxy. >> today, the cathedral is the island's most iconic landmark. this is their only church bell ringer. you couldwing up, hear them when they were rung. >> a full body dance. >> we use our whole body. a knee that pushes one big bell. your right foot over the ropes and your hands, which is kind o rhythmic motion. it's a true honor. i keep thiining i'mging them for god, so i ring them as loud asca >> a beautiful tradition onlyby rivalets beautiful backdrop. >> gorgeous. >> patty is teaching that tnce, way, to the next generation. a celebration of her ancestorsd heritage she hopes will move on. all week, we're showing you ese beautifulareas. >> still ahead, get ready to
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make room in your fridge. we have the sheop on best tasting ice creams. >> but first, this is "today" on nbc. i like these yogurt bites. (phone buzzing) and i like these yogurt bites.
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this morning on today's w consumer,re all about ice cream. nothing beats a cool cone in the summer heat or any te of the year, for that matter. if you scream for it like us, we have the best of the test taste from our good friends at good housekeeping magazine. jackie london is ad registe dietician. how are you? >> good morning. >> you come through and did l se re work, did you? >> absolutely. first things first, it's taste. then we look at nutritional quality and quality of the in edients. >> taste first. we're going to start with bars because they're easy and fun to carry around in t summertime. >> they're portableti and p controlled for you. we're going to start with good humor's strawberry shortcake
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bars. it's one of the lowest sugar bars we have seen. 11 grams of sugar per serving. it's more satisfying than a lot of other diet blends. a big tip is frozent yog can often be a lot higher in sugar and lower in fat, which means it's going to be less satisfying. however, skinny cow'sreek yogurt has five grams of protein so you're going be satisfied. >> salted caramel in there. >> try it. it has the salt and sweet together. >> the coffee version, this is like a latte in a pop. like a frozen coffee drink a h 70 milligrams of caffeine. perfect for breakfast. >> now we're going to move on to the indulgences. >> when you're looking for ice cream, fun fact is that the fda has a definition for ice cream, and it's got to be 10% milk fat in order to be considered ice cream. >> uh-huh. how is the breyer's? >> simple ingredients, really just these classic flavors.
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chocolate, vanilla, always your best bet. oh, yeah. >> how is it?s >> i happening, sweetheart. >> it's glightful. yo a portion, so at least you get a little taste. >> it's amazing. great for the whole family. >> so what's going on here? >> gelato, this is a lower -- this is 3.5%. go for it. amazing. in here, you have pistachios in the ingredients. >> makes it even better. because if you don't like pistachios, there's a lot in there. >> that's goo stuff. >> always classic >> come on, al. >> okay. >> we got it. >> how is it? >> we have great deserts. these are your classics. forf you're going to opt something with those built-in topics, if you're a topping
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girl -- >> you like toppings, al? perfect. how is that? >> i don't even know what it is. >> what's thi one? >> that is also the peanut butter. pendut butter a jell-o. you can get these all of august. and we have this movie night, this is made -- >> enlightened? hold on. you like sprinkles? >> i love them. >> movie night has the popcorn, it has salty sweetod ss. >> you like that? was that good? you want to try it? >> what isit? i don't know. just eat it. >> like going the movies. >> sheinelle is lactose intolerant, so good times later. >> we're getting ready for a fun afternoon. >> we are.on >> i do mint. >> you don't like mint? >> you hate mint? >> i love mint. >> how is that?go
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? >> yeah. >> refreshing, delicious. this is going to be lower in calories. is serving size is two thirds cup. now we're into -- >> you can do this. >> i'm going to do this on >> it's made from banana puree. >> what is? all right. >> it makes it i low sugar and also delicious. >> you taste the banana? >> yeah. good. >> so now, these are made from almond milk, look for that instead of coconut milk. that's going t be higher in sugar and fat. last but not least, we have cado, which is nade from pureed avocado. >> i'm going to try. >> this is refreshingly delicious. i think you're going to be into it. >> it's lemon.
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>> try it again. >> i'm not trying it again. >> that's like lemon lemon. >> exactly. it's higher in monounsaturated fats, but it's quite hirefr. >> no, it's not. >> like an italian ice that's creamy. >> like a creamy italian ice. >> thank you, sweetie. for an even bigger scoop of ice cream, check out >> it's great.
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this is a news 4 today news break. >> 8:56 is your time now on this mondays, july 30th. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. we want to check on the roads with jack taylor and the first 4 traffic. >> good morning. the george washingto parkw project, there long term one, get used to this delay. it'snorthbound, unfortunately for those leaving the airport.n one lane the right. southbound, two lanes maintained
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but everybody is on the northbound side. so far so good for the southbounders. 110 northbound near the memorial bridge, a broken down v the left lane. back to you. >> thank you. we'll take a break now and check your forecast when we come back.
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goodonday morning. still watching some showers on the radar, especially in charles county. these are very slowly moving in the direction of quantico, but they may have stalled out a little bit. otherwise, still have rain to our south. that will move in as woe g closer to lunch time today. still that flood warning also in parts of st. mary's county throughout the afternoon, highs in the upper 70s. the rain chance for wee rest of th.
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hi, everybody. good morning. so nice to be here we have a great crowd this morning. 't believe it. i've savannah guthrie. i get to i fill for "megyn kelly today," she's on vacation. we're happy to be here. we have a great, warm, wonderful crowd. thank you so much. i was telling them, i have never done a show in front of a crowd, it's very exciting. i hope they don't throwge bles or anything. we have a lot to get to this morning. to help me break it all from across the pond but right here across the table, keir simmons, he's here. we have msnbc


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