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is slower drive. despite the traffic to and across the san mateo bridge okay. >>. we're back at 7:25 with a local news update. >> have a great day! two people killed at least 14 injured. several suspects in custody. a frantic search for more under way. trump bumped. a new ll out shows donald trump taking the lead over hillary clinton after the rnc. just as democrats arrive in philadelphia for a convention in disarray. the party's head abruptly announcing her resignation after leaked e-mails suggest the bias against bernie sanders. his supporters taking to the streets. savannah is there live.
horrifying scene, a woman at a wildlife park gets out of her park. a tiger drags her away. two others in the car run to her rescue. one of them mauled to death. and scorched. the mastiff wild fire outside los angeles, 18 homes destroyed, more threatened, thousands of residents evacuated. while farther east oppressive heat wave going from hot to hotter monday, july 25, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news this is a special edition of "today" at the democratic national convention with matt lauer, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and savannah guthrie live from philadelphia. good morning everyone. welcome to a split edition of "today" on this monday morning. savannah is down there in philadelphia. i'm up here in new york. and you know, i talked about this heat wave a second ago.
the heat has been turned up on the democrats as well. >> in a lot of ways. it's steamy here and you mentioned a lot going on in the democratic party with the abrupt resignation of the head of the democratic party, that's going on. we have this new poll that shows trump leading the race, that same poll had him many points behind clinton a week ago. we're here at independence mall in front of the historic independence hall. this is a city of course steeped in history. about 20 minutes south of here the wells fargo center where the convention will be held the next four nights. and matt, in case you wondered the declaration of independence was signed there at the wells fargo center, in 1776. i've been studying. >> you got a little mixed up but most is right. we'll be back with you in a second. let's talk about this breaking news overnight, though, another deadly shooting at a florida nightclub, this time ft. myers. kerry sanders made his way to the scene.
what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, matt. at least two are dead and the death toll could climb, 16 wounded in a shoot-out here right in front of a club called club blu. this comes six weeks after the shooting in orlando. this is again another florida community on edge. terrifying moments overnight as gun fire erupted at a nightclub in ft. myers, florida. >> automatic gun fire at club blu. people are scattering. >> reporter: police responding to the shooting in the parking lot of club blu bar and grill. found several victims suffering gunshot wounds. two people died and at least 14 others were shot with injuries ranging from minor to life threatening. authorities say three people have been detained for questioning, one of them five blocks away from the nightclub where shots were fired. this morning police say the motive is still unknown, and they are actively canvassing the
area looking for other persons who may have been involved in this incident. the authorities are continuing their investigation here. meantime, the club has issued a statement that says in part, we are deeply sorry for all involved, we tried to give the teens what we thought was a safe place to have a good time. there was armed security as well as full security inside and out. among those wounded in this, children as young as 12 years old. the authorities are saying this has nothing to do with terrorism, but in the light of what's happened in orlando, of course, this has people quite concerned. matt. >> two dead, 14 others injured. thank you. let's go back to savannah now. >> ahead of today's start of the democratic convention there is a new poll out this morning as we mentioned shows donald trump getting a big bump from the republican convention in cleveland. look at these numbers, trump now leading hillary clinton 48 to 45.
clinton led in that exact same poll by seven points a week ago. and the convention is kicking off today amid controversy. debbie wasserman schultz announcing her plans to step down rather unexpectedly. andrea mitchell is here with the latest. good morning. good to see you here in philly. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. debbie wasserman schultz was booed off the stage at a caucus of delegates from her state of florida undercutting the party theme of the convention opening united together. bernie sanders supporters marching in philadelphia demanding revolution. what they got was a stunning resignation under pressure of congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz. the party chair who will step downpour once the convention is over. only 24 hours earlier she was headlining the miami rollout of the new clinton/kaine ticket. >> i'm with her. >> reporter: now taking the fall
for a trove of e-mails posted by wikileaks showing apparent party evidents to sabotage the sanders campaign. one from wasserman schultz saying sanders isn't going to be president. another from a staffer suggesting they play up that sanders is not a religious jew writing i think i read he is an athei atheist. clinton disavowing to "60 minutes" any knowledge of the messages. >> i didn't know anything about it and i haven't read those but i'm adaptly opposed to any one bringing religion into our political process. >> reporter: the sanders campaign saying party leaders must be impartial during the primaries and this year were not. >> clearly, what we experienced during the campaign was real bias. i this i the chairwoman did the right thing. >> reporter: another for sanders who will speak at the convention. clinton's choice of tim kaine. >> his political views are not my political views.
he is more conservative than i am. >> reporter: kaine in an intervideo conducted mostly in spanish tried to smooth over differences. >> after a campaign there's going to be bruised feelings. >> reporter: donald trump relishing the infighting tweeting the democrats are in a total meltdown. after the republicans bashed clinton for a week she told "60 minutes." >> i seem to be the only unifying theme that they had. there was no positive agenda. it was a very dark, divisive campaign. >> when i see this, you know, crooked hillary or the lock her up, it's ridiculous. >> reporter: now democrats are trying to keep wasserman schultz off the convention stage hoping speakers from michelle obama will get them back on message. savannah. >> new jersey senator cory booker a finalist for the vice presidential pick is scheduled
to speak tonight. senator, good morning. good to see you. >> you as well. >> in steamy philadelphia. let's talk about what's going on with the party. was it the correct decision for debbie wasserman schultz to resign? >> absolutely. i think looking forward we need to unify. we don't need folks that are a lightning rod for division. >> she is chairing the convention, include her taking the stage, gaveling it in and out. her statement she plans to address the delegates. you think she should or that might create a moment not unlike ted cruz at the republican convention? >> i don't know the details how that is going to play out but my hope is that we are going to show america who we are, which is two candidates bernie sanders, hillary clinton who have come together and focus on leading america in a unified way. >> to push you do you have an opinion whether or not it would be productive for her to take the stage? do you worry about a moment that shows anything but unity? >> i think that the reason why she resigned was try to take
that off the table and i think she's going to do the right thing by the party. i believe she's not trying to be a point of division. i think how it works out in a way that benefits our party uni unity. >> you think this e-mail scandal which shows the dnc had the finger on the scale for hillary clinton dhaugs disturb this fragile party unity? >> i play independent lots of games where i felt referees were benefitting the other team. doesn't stop the competitors. two that ran a great campaign. hillary clinton got millions of more votes. i think happened was the right thing of it bernie sanders agen. i have seen her incorporate bernie sanders' ideas and one of the pillars important with me, with elizabeth warren making college more af forwardable, the things that we see as major pillars of our campaign, i think is a good thing.
a great contest of ideas and in many ways it was a melding of our party. >> before i leave this, hillary clinton's campaign manager said something interesting on a show yesterday that he thinks the russians who are accused of actually being behind this hack, are trying to influence the american election because they are hacking into dnc e-mails but not rnc e-mailings. you have information or opinion? >> i no idea. i'm not worried about the russians. the biggest threat is donald trump's candidacy and what that will do. >> there is a new poll out that shows trump did get a convention bump up 3 points. but more significantly, a 10-point swing. he was behind 7 a week ago. are you nervous? >> i'm not. this is early polls, i have seen them go all ways. this is a time our country is going to have to choose which way to go. we've seen what the republicans offer, a dark view of america, a lot of vile and negativity, it's time we elevate our nation for
the strength of our country as we face challenges abroad and here at home. we need to be united. not a candidate that will demean folks because of their religion, we need people to elevate our values and ideals. that's what concerns me now. >> and quickly you were a finalist for vp, could have been you on that stage. what was that process like? >> you know, i'm really happy to be in the conversation. my mom has a saying behind every successful child is an astonished parent. my mom was astonished i was in the conversation. it's nice that happened. >> we'll look for you tonight. thank you so much. >> thank you. let's bring in chuck and steve. good morning. let's talk about this whole thing with the e-mails. some democratic disarray. did debbie wasserman schultz, did she have her hand forced? >> 100%. i'm old enough to remember it was the republicans that had a unity problem. >> you mean last week. >> yeah.
look, the only piece of good news out of this for democrats, jeff weaver, bernie sanders campaign manager told me yesterday the best thing is her resignation. and that could calm the waters today, without her resignation today could have been worse or as the assumption, could be worse. let's see. sanders' team may be satisfied that they finally got her resignation, something they have been calling for. i think we have to find out what sanders delegates respond. we'll find out today. >> we don't know whether she is going to gavel in the convent n convention, plans to address the delegates. you can have a moment on the floor. >> in talking to the sanders delegates, they are happy that she's resigning but believe me, you put her on that stage today, they are not sitting on their hands. she said in that statement, you were asking senator booker, she intends not to gavel to order but address the delegates. there is time to reconsider, time for somebody to get in her ear and say you might want to
think about what that's going to look like. if she thinks she can get out of it i gave a speech, that's going to be a scene. >> by the way she's -- may lose re-election. she has a primary, by somebody who sanders supported. that moment offing booed at the convention. that's a tv ad ready to be made. it would be a big political mistake. >> those thinking that this is inside politics, what's the bottom line? if the dnc had been more impartial would that have made a difference for bernie sanders? >> i asked the sanders campaign. do you believe this cost you the nomination? and nobody will go that far. but you know what, go back, remember the primary calendar and the debate calendar, the fact that the republicans were looking for prime time t democrats looking for saturday morning can tune venues, but you go back there and you can't help but wonder if you are a sanders person what if the debates had been a bigger deal. and then you never know.
>> 30 seconds, what does hillary clinton need to accomplish from this convention? steve. >> now we see today she needs a bounce. donald trump look likes got some kind of a bounce. there is a new poll out by the way that shows a tie race at 42, but at least a small bounce for donald trump. maybe a bigger one. she needs to answer now. >> i think it's all about getting the progressives semiexcited about her. >> you see this more as a base election than appealing to moderates. >> now it is. at the end of the day it is. both of them were struggling dealing with their own bases. >> chuck and steve, we'll have many happy returns this week. thank you. we'll have a lot more from this historic city in a moment. we should mention nbc news will have live coverage from the dnc tonight prime time 10:00 eastern. and one quick note. tomorrow i'll be sitting down with president obama at the white house for an exclusive interview before he addresses this convention. we'll have that wednesday morning on "today." for now i'll send it back to you, matt. >> busy week ahead. thank you.
also this morning germany has been shaken by a fourth attack in the past week, this time an apparent suicide bombing in the city of ansbach. officials say a 27-year-old syrian who had been denied asylum blew himself up sunday after security workers barred him from entering the festival. 12 people were injured. officials said the bomber's request was rejected a year ago but he was allowed to remain in germany because of the strife in syria. the attack comes two days after a gunman killed nine people at a mall in munich. ap out of control wild fire that's raging north of los angeles. it's already destroyed nearly two dozen homes and forced thousands from their homes. on the front line, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, mattment evacuations here have continued to expand, there are now more than 20,000 people that have been forced from their homes.
this fire also claiming one life. and overnight fire crews holding back flames in several communities still in this fire's path. in the hillside towns north of los angeles another sleepless night. hundreds watching a ridge as it turns into a wall of flames. >> it's like a war zone here. and you can't stop looking. >> reporter: the so-called sand fire going through brush at incredible speed. the burn area tripling over the weekend, nowhere close to contained. >> like someone threw a switch, all of a sudden the wind changed and picked up by 20 to 30 miles an hour. >> reporter: hundreds evacuated and homes are burning. so far at least 18 houses destroyed, while firefighters and homeowners saved hundreds of others. >> another five minutes. >> reporter: frank protects what cannot be replaced. >> no time to wait for a trailer. >> reporter: some of the scenes surreal.
the road through some canyons look like a drive through hell. choppers hauling water through yellow skies. back on the front line, crews fight through shifting smoke and flame, as a town watches and waits. the only certainty, another day of fire ahead. the fire right now is only 10% contained. fire crews say it will likely be friday before they can get a handle on this thing. no rain in the forecast. >> gaddy, thank you. shaping up to be a week of dangerously high temperatures. across a big portion of the country. al's off of it dylan's here. >> out west it's hot and dry. it's hot and humid. that's what's going to make it so dangerous because when you have the humidity in the air your body can't cool down the way it wants to. it does make it dangerous to do too much strenuous activity outside. you want to stay hydrated as well. we have 53 million under some
sort of excessive heat warning or advisory. so what is it going to feel like? through philadelphia if we hit 98 that could break a record for today. but the feels like temperature when you factor in the humidity will feel like 106. new york city like 101. in new england it's going to feel like between 90 and 100 degrees. down south it's even hotter, temperatures in raleigh today about 97 degrees, norfolk 100, the feel likes closer to 110. there is a cold front starting to cool things down back through the midwest. minneapolis will drop to 88, chicago 84. still humid but you'll notice improvements through the next couple days. st. louis will drop down in the 80s by the end of the week, chicago, beautiful on thursday at 82 degrees. in the northeast we'll start to see things cool down sooner than across the mid-atlantic. it stays hot all week through d.c. and philadelphia, new york city we should drop to 88 by friday. your local forecast is coming up in 30 seconds.
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>> all right, dylan. thank you very much. coming up, the harsh reaction from athletes all around the world for the decision not to ban the entire russian team from competing in the rio olympics. we'll talk to bob costas about that. savannah? and could ousted news ceo roger ailes work with donald trump on his campaign. what the republican nominee is saying about that and the heavy hitter set to speak at the democratic convention. first on a monday morning, this is "today" on nbc. is "today" on.
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it's 7:30 now. monday morning. 25th of july, 2016. we have a happy crowd starting the week with us at rockefeller plaza. they're happy because matt is back in new york holding down the fort. by the way, we're here at independence hall here in philadelphia. this is where the democratic national convention kicks off today and those are six of my closest friends, matt. i expect big crowds when you come later this week. >> it's early. the people attending the convention are just arriving in philadelphia. i was listening before on our in-house audio system and i heard you asking for a look at the liberty bell. have you found it? >> i did. i wanted to compare my current size to the liberty bell.
>> did you find it on ground level in that building there? >> there's a big crack, did you know that? let us set the scene in this historic city. we're here on independence mall downtown philly five miles north of the wells fargo center. that's where the actual convention is taking place. it's normally home to the philadelphia flyers and the 76ers but this week the democrats have the floor. just like we saw at the rnc, each night of the convention has a theme. supposed to showcase the clinton's campaign vision of a united america. tonight's theme, united together focusing on struggles and future of american families and there are some heavy hitters among the speakers tonight. senator elizabeth warren, first lady michelle obama and vermont senator bernie sanders and of course sanders supporters will be a major headliner at the dnc all week long. this morning republican nominee donald trump is trying to court sanders voters while weighing in on a number of things including hillary clinton's choice for a running mate. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is on the convention floor with that part of the story. peter, good morning.
>> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. we've now moved up into the stands next to the vermont delegation seats. this of course is bernie sanders' home state. his appeal has grown wider than that. as sanders gets prepared to take the stage tonight, what he says could go a long way to bringing together the democratic party even as donald trump tries to stoke the party's divisions. after trying to unite his own party, donald trump look to divide and rile up sanders supporters. >> the choice of tim kaine was a slap in the face to bernie sanders and everybody. i was shocked. i love it from my standpoint. >> reporter: trump unleashing a weekend tweet storm predicting sanders' supporters will fight. if not, their blood, sweat and tears was a waste of time. kaine stands for the opposite. the kaine pick is a sore spot for progressives. >> his political views are not my political views. he's more conservative than i
am. >> reporter: still trump is hardly the kill them with kindness strategy. days after name checking with the rnc. >> just like it was rigged against bernie sanders. >> reporter: ripping into him as exhausted, weak and pathetic. what will sanders primary voters do? a recent poll found 11% back trump. 76% for clinton including sanders himself. >> my job is to see that donald trump is defeated and hillary clinton is elected. >> reporter: trump now taking sides in another public battle defending roger ailes who is ousted from fox news and accused of sexually harassing at least two dozen women. accusations ailes denies. >> it's very sad. he's a good person. i found him to be a very good person. >> reporter: already facing a major deficit with female voters, trump questioning the accusers' credibility. >> when they write books recently released saying wonderful things about him and now they say horrible things about him.
>> trump is teasing about a potential ailes partnership. >> a lot of people think he'll run my campaign. >> reporter: donald trump has not said whether or not a lot of people are right. as for bernie sanders, what's best needed to help unify the party may have just happened. at least according to sanders' campaign manager jeff weaver. he says that's the resignation of party chair debbie wasserman-schultz and that may bring bernie delegates over and more inclined to support hillary clinton. savannah? >> peter alexander, thank you. let's go back to chuck todd on this whole issue. trump has not exactly been subtle. he's going after these sanders' voters. there's a subcategory of those voters who like the rhetoric on bernie sanders. could trump get a cache of sanders voters? >> it's not about being upset at the party. he's trying to woo them on an issue and trump said it, trade.
if you look, that's where there was common ground. and that is where there is sort of a similar message which is, hey, globalization has been bad for america. sanders was making a version of that case and so is trump. this is more than trump needling. this is trump looking for numbers and by the way, he does need them if he's going to win. >> sanders was on your show "meet the press" yesterday. it does seems like he's trying to send a clear signal to supporters that trump is not your guy. >> if you're the clinton folks, you're relieved that he's doing that. he never took that bait. for a long time during the primaries, trump would try to sort of put his arm around sanders and sanders always pushed it away. >> he mentioned sanders in his acceptance speech. >> again, it goes back that there is common ground. >> do you feel like sanders is being a good soldier? even though he registered his discontent with what had happened at the dnc, he didn't seem to be fanning the flames.
>> no, but the clinton folks weren't pleased with what he said about tim kaine. >> he would have chosen a more progressive nominee. >> the night he was picked, one call to president obama and the other to bernie sanders. i think they thought he would say he's more conservative than i am. the fact that he didn't add a but, i think that upset them a bit because it sent a signal to sanders supporters that kaine is not your guy. >> do you think sanders will give that call to action endorsement for hillary clinton tonight? >> i think he's going to work on making a case against donald trump. i think the unknown how forcefully does he make a progressive argument for hillary clinton. >> chuck, thank you. we'll see you a lot. back to dylan in new york with a check of the weather. >> thanks, savannah. good morning, everyone. a couple storms trying to move through parts of missouri and into areas like central illinois. we also had severe thunderstorm
warning earlier this morning in philadelphia. this is all associated with a cold front that's finally going to start to cool things down. first in the midwest but then it takes a while in the northeast. probably until the end of the week actually. you can see this area in yellow that includes pittsburgh all of the way over to philadelphia down through dover and even washington d.c. later on this afternoon and into this evening it's in this area where we could see stronger storms. downbursts that cause gusty winds along with torrential downpours. this front is moving eastward. as it does so, we'll see an increase in clouds. heat and humidity combined with that front is why we'll see stronger storms. that's a look at the weather across the c good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have some low cloud along the coast and awith our view the temperature now 56 degrees. most of us upper 50s to now 60s degrees in palo alto. and 50 degrees in santa rosa. highs today nice and cool san
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7:42. we're back with a decision by the international olympic committee that's courting controversy. russia will not be hit with a total ban for rio despite an investigation that revealed state-run doping. we go to london's olympic park for more on that. >> reporter: a lot of athletes who competed here in london four years ago and anti-doping officials are fuming this morning. the ioc going against the world anti-doping agency recommendations giving team russia a chance to compete at the rio olympics. no all-out ban on russian athletes. that's the decision from the international olympic committee on sunday. instead, each sports governing body will have to decide who's clean. >> taking into account only reliable international tests that means russian tests cannot be taken into consideration. >> reporter: the decision bringing relief from russia,
outrage around the world. spineless, said british long jumper greg rutherford and if passing the buck was judged a sport, then the ioc showed us perfect execution. in moscow, the sports minister said he was grateful. it comes just days after an independent investigation confirmed russia's state sanctioned doping program. and many anti-doping officials are furious saying a blanket ban on all russian athletes was the only fix. >> it's a level of corruption of the olympic games that we can't tolerate. >> reporter: in the days before the decision, growing concern among the world's top athletes over the state of competitive sports. >> you cheat or you go against the rules, then you're going to take severe action. >> there are a lot of kids out there that look out to us. >> reporter: will clay says the
ioc's decision is fair. >> people deserve a chance to show if they're legit or not. >> reporter: russian athletes will have 12 days to prove they're clean. that ban against the entire russian track and field team still stands but some 20 or so international sports federations now have this monumental task of going through test results for more than 300 russian athletes before the games begin. matt? >> kelly, thank you very much. bob costas, nbc's prime time host for the 2016 rio olympics joining us now by phone. bob, good morning to you. >> hi, hat. >> the ioc was under huge pressure to restore some sense of competence in their anti-doping capabilities, did they do the right thing or did they simply punt? >> somewhere in between. it's substantial penalty but some athletes, obviously reduced number, but some athletes will march under the russian flag and a lot of people including some
who were a candidate for ioc president and used to head the world anti-doping agency, they said that the best message to send as kelly laid out in her report, the best message to send would have been to ban the entire russian delegation. now, with less than two weeks before the competition begins, you've got 28 separate international sports federations, some more vigilant than others about doping and some involved in political connections to russia, having to sort through all of this. it will be a hodgepodge. >> let's make sure people understand that. if we take sochi alone, there was coordination between russian officials. they took dirty samples switching them out for samples that were clean passing those samp samples through holes in the wall. >> they said that any russian athlete who had previously been found to have been doping, even
if they had served a suspension and suspension was over, they were also banned. that would include a middle distance runner who was a whistle-blower and a lot of people think what's justice in that? she sevrved her suspense but at the moment she's barred. but there are athletes from the united states who have served doping suspensions and now they're back and they will compete in rio. so there seems to be no consistent rhyme or reason to some of this. >> last question. ten seconds if you don't mind. any time a russian athlete win as medal in rio, will there be a mental asterisk next to it? >> i would think so. a cloud of suspicion. >> bob costas, see new rio, pal. >> okay, matt. >> 11 short days by the way. coming up, the big thrill that adele just gave to one of her biggest fans but first
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good monday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have some low clouds and fog in san francisco, and along the coastline, well, the other places are all clear. it's 56 now. we look at the highs up to 68 degrees and 76 for tomorrow. so our temperatures warm up quickly as we look to the next several days and above average in san francisco as well as the inland areas. from 88 degrees today to 96 degrees tomorrow and triple digits temperatures for the inland valleys on wednesday. dangerous heat continues through the end of the week highs in the upper 80s and some 90s for the rest of the week. a lot of sunshine. now as we head over to mike, let's see what is happen on the roadways. >> across the san mateo bridge we have your slowing. a pretty typical pattern here. look at the map and anywhere north you're doing all right. south of there it's the south we're concentrating on.
northbound 87 an earlier crash -- i've seen some recovery on the approach heading toward doubt san jose and northbound 280 heading past 858 and 17. back to you. >> thank you very much, mike. happening now a car smashes into a north bay senior center. the driver is under arrest. on our facebook page why police say the situation could have been a lot worse. bay area fire crews on the front lines of a wild fire raging through monterey county. the fire destroyed at least six homes since friday. for the latest updates on twitter. trending this morning does fans are teeing off on one of the plans to eliminate one of the most terrifying stories. a link to the stories and
it's 8:00 on today. coming up, democratic disarray. the head of the dnc forced to step down on the eve of the party's national convention as hillary clinton looks to bernie sanders for support to unify her party before taking on donald trump. >> again, i don't know anything. i don't know anything about these e-mails. i haven't followed it. i'm very proud of the campaign that i ran. i'm very proud of the campaign that senator sanders ran. >> we're live in philadelphia as the convention kicks off. plus, game changer. maria shriver reveals the new program designed to give your brain a boost and improve your
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>> we're back now. 8:00 on a monday morning. it is a beautiful 25th day of july, 2016. when i say beautiful, i mean hot, humid, sticky. the kind of day you walk up to people and go how are you, what kind of deodorant are you wearing? we've got great gang on the plaza. savannah not here. she's down in a nice air conditioned studio in philadelphia getting ready for the democratic national convention. >> air conditioned? what? the city of brotherly love turned into the city of frizzy hair. >> looks good though. we'll see you in just a second. by the way, we mentioned that we're just 11 days now -- did i mention hoda is here? 11 days away from the start of the rio olympic games.
we'll come to you each morning from a beautiful spot. >> the olympic rings were installed right there on the beach. the sculptures nearly 10 feet tall, 20 feet wide made out of recycled materials. the colors of the olympic rings were chosen because at least one of them is present in the flag of every single country in the world. >> speaking of countries, a lot of them in the summer games. over 200 countries. >> i've been studying my olympic book. coming up this morning, our summer long series "today's social star" is back. last month we introduced you to three people of dreams of making it big on youtube, instagram and vine including a beauty blogger angela cruz. we paired her up with candy johnson, a youtube beaut guru and they are here to show their favorite summer beauty tricks online. get ready. you can catch all of it on a youtube live stream. it starts at 8:30 eastern on
today.com. >> look at the nice colors. >> we're bright and summery. >> summer styles. savannah, back to you. >> all right. thanks so much. the democratic convention officially begins today but the drama and disarray is well under way here in philly. debbie wasserman-schultz will step down as chairwoman of the democratic national committee later this week. a decision that was unexpected. it comes in the wake of leaked e-mails that suggest the party may have favored hillary clinton during the primary over bernie sanders. nbc's hallie jackson has the latest on all of it. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. all of that is why a lot of folks will be watching to see what bernie sanders says on stage here tonight. elizabeth warren, michelle obama also making remarks kicking off a big week packed with big names. this morning all eyes on bernie sanders set to take the stage less than 24 hours after a stunning shake-up at the dnc.
chairwoman debbie wasserman-schultz out after the convention stripped of her position. a move to soothe sanders supporters after leaked e-mails suggested the party may have favored hillary clinton in the primary. clinton insisting to "60 minutes" she knew nothing about the controversial notes. >> i don't know anything about these e-mails. i haven't followed it. but i'm very proud of the campaign that i ran. i'm very proud of the campaign that senator sanders ran. >> reporter: sanders former campaign manager acknowledging the lack of party support hurt. >> i'm not going to say it cost us the nomination, no. we were put at a disadvantage in ways we should not have been. >> reporter: and as clinton tries to taut her vp pick tim kaine as a progressive sanders saying he's better than donald trump but -- >> his political views are not my political views. he's more conservative than i am. >> reporter: republicans trying
to turn the page past their own convention missteps practically gleeful at the democratic drama. >> when you rig a system and you spread e-mails around with each other and senior staff in that manner, this kind of outcome is inevitable. >> reporter: now preparations in full swing for night one of the democratic national convention. along with sanders, michelle obama set to take the stage. a white house official telling nbc news she'll talk about the role that presidents play in the lives of children but the first lady isn't the only big name in the spotlight. lots of celebrities lining up to support clinton, too. get ready to her katy perry roar. eva longoria outside of the arena and lady gaga, madonna, fergie, performing in philly in support of clinton. stars aligning at the center of the political universe.
while the focus is on democrats here in philadelphia today, on the republican side donald trump who is back out on the campaign trail is seeing a bit of a bounce after his convention. a new poll out this morning, savannah, now shows him up three points over hillary clinton. >> all right. hallie jackson inside the hall. let's go back to new york and the other morning's top stories from sheinelle jones. good morning. >> just six weeks after the orlando nightclub massacre, police in florida are on the scene of another deadly club shooting. nbc's kerry sanders is in ft. myers. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. gunfire broke out at a club known as club blu. two people were killed. at least 16 wounded. tragically, this was teen night so some of the victims are as young as 12 years old. the authorities say at this point there are no indications of terrorism. the club has released a statement that says in part, we are deeply sorry for all
involved. we tried to give teens what we thought was a safe place to have a good time. there was armed security as well as full security inside and out. but as you point out, this is yet one more tragic shooting at a nightclub. it does not appear to be terrorism related as was the case in orlando where 49 people were killed and 53 were wounded just six weeks ago. sheinelle? >> so sad. thank you. police in dallas are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy found inside a hot car sunday in a church parking lot. the outside temperature was at least 98 degrees. officials say the boy's family was at a bible service when the parents realized one of their five children was missing. the father ran outside and came back with his unconscious son in his arms. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. there was tragedy this weekend at a wildlife park in china. a siberian tiger killed one
woman and severely wounded another. >> reporter: a family of four, a man, two women and a child were touring beijing's 6,000 acre wildlife world. it's the largest safari park of its kind in china where animals are allowed to roam freely and visitors can drive through in their car. the man and one of the women both seated in the front got into an argument. at that point she gets out and calmly walks to the driver's side. the driver opens the door and they start talking. the woman doesn't appear to realize the danger until just a split second before the tiger pounces. the man jumps out to help. while the first woman is being attacked, the second woman also tries to help. but the tiger goes after her. within seconds, park staff arrive on the scene but it's too late. the first woman is badly mauled. sustaining serious injuries. the woman who got out to help was killed by the tiger almost instantly. according to officials, visitors
are forbidden from getting out of their cars. a spokesman for the park had no comment on the attack. both the man and the child are said to be okay. two years ago a security guard at the same park was killed by a tiger after he stepped out of his patrol vehicle. amazing video shot this weekend shows the moment when a small plane with mechanical problems fell from the sky over connecticut. it crash landed on the roof of a house. look at this. people at the scene were able to pull the pilot from the wreckage and stabilize him before he was air lifted to the hospital. nobody on the ground was injured. guys? >> that tiger. >> i can't watch that video. >> heartbreaking. >> sheinelle, thank you very much. coming up next, a bizarre jersey destroying outburst that landed a star baseball player on the bench. plus those hacked dnc e-mails revealing why air ana grande wasn't allowed to perform. >> "the price is right."
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to wear. he walked in the locker room and cut them all using scissors. didn't work out for him. he was suspended for five days because he violated team rules for insubordination and destroying team jerseys. >> that's really bad because they were from 1976. >> this is a guy who played before him and that's disrespectful to him. a lot of guys held out so guys today can make they money they make. >> that one looked good. >> it was a nice looking uniform. >> another interesting story from sports. on friday night kendra harrison kpeetd in the track and field
event. she is flying. she easily wins the race. at the end she looks happy but not overly happy because on the clock her time was place in had incorrectly. it had her above the world record and about a minute later they corrected it showing they had broken a 28-year-old world record. watch her face after realizing this. >> that's amazing. >> she's not going to compete in the olympics because she actually placed sixth at the olympic trials and only the top three athletes go to the olympics. she's still the world record holder. >> a fun story from last week's republican convention. they cannot stop talking about
the beautiful earrings ivana trump was wearing. someone came to the rescue. a student came to the convention and found the earrings on the floor. they tweete tweeted #getivankaherearringback . it did not take too long for a trump campaign worker to see the tweet and coordinate a reunion. here you see them all reunited together again. >> dylan last part of a diamond earring on a plane and no happy earring there. >> no one returned it. >> my mom lost her wallet and someone tweeted me and they found it and my mom got her wallet back. >> everybody's getting they're
stuff back. >> the singer took heat after a security camera footage showed her licking donuts in the store and tweeting she hated america. it angered the dnc more in the hacked e-mails from the dnc. they asked for her to be vetted for potential performance at the white house. and after vetting her they discovered that donut incident and the backlash that followed so a white house employee said no, sorry to her possible performance. up next the actress known for her role in room and snagging an oscar. she's announced the next big role she will be taking on, it's captain marvel in the series. the news was announced sunday. following that announcement she posted this instagram photo call
me captain marvel. it's going to be the first film to resolve around a female exacter. that movie not expected to be released until 2019. adele started her north american tour this month. she stopped in vancouver and the performance end had up being memorable for a nan. adele pulled the man on stage and watch what happened next. >> how old are you. >> 31. >> where do you live? >> nigeria. >> kiss you missed it, you see the fan there and adele briefly kissed. much to his excitement she leans in to take a selfie. you can find more pop culture
news on our facebook page. >> it's very cute. thanks very much. dylan a che we're starting out at 61 in sunol. inland areas warming more quickly today. in san francisco, expect a high of 68 degrees. near average temperatures, and then warming to 76 degrees by tomorrow. we'll have mostly 70s throughout the week. then in the inland areas, much hotter. today, trending closer to average with mostly sunny skies. then temperatures ramping up to 96 degrees. and 100 on wednesday. . that's your latest forecast. >> stick around because game on is on today pulling back the kurtan on your favorite game shows. >> the longest running game show in tv history, "the price is right." >> i get excited every time i
hear that phrase. i battled to get this assignment. i'm a huge fan of the price is right. i got a chance to see how it comes together. >> it's "the price is right." come on down. >> like millions of americans across the country i have been a price is right fan for as long as i can remember. i spent countless afternoons watching and flag along with my grandma doris who happens to be the winningest contestant in the show's history. >> we're pleased to present doris and she has won a total of $72,000 worth of merchandise. >> it was 1963 when my grandmother went to a contestant on her favorite game show. after six weeks of competing, grandma doris came home a winner with the prizes to prove it. >> thank you.
>> more than 50 years later the price is right is still still making dreams come true. in 2011 drew care re stepped into the role. >> he said to try to make it your own show and don't copy. it was really good advice. it's "the price is right" but it's me. that was bob's advice and i took it to heart. >> it seems like one of those jobs that once people get it they don't leave it. why is that. >> it's so much fun. >> i'm always really happy i get to wake up and come to this place and be around people i work with and the crowd. >> what do you think it is about this show. i feel like it never had to really reinvent itself. it's been going strong. >> it's like -- it's the consist
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it's 8:30. it's monday morning. 25th of july, 2016. a hot day in philly. look at that cutie. in new york and along the east coast, we'll sign off but tomorrow carson and al are coming here and matt we'll be reunited and feel so good when you come wednesday morning. >> i love that song. nice throwback there. ity
receive the first seven "harry potter" books. you need to be 13 and older. parents, come along with your kids. >> carson, time to get that outfit. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> there was a breeze for a second. felt nice for a second. it's hot and humid and will stay that way early this week. we do have a chance of stronger storms today especially across the mid-atlantic, southern new jersey including philadelphia, down through delaware. it stretches back to pittsburgh, pennsylvania, too. it's all because of that cold front combining with heat, humidity and we could see some strong gusty winds with the storms that develop later this afternoon. spotty showers and storms also back through the southern plains but nothing too strong expected there. now tomorrow a slight risk through south dakota and into nebraska. again, large hail and damaging winds will be the biggest threat and spotty showers through the carolinas and also down along the gulf coast. otherwise, it remains hot and humid. feels-like temperature when you factor in humidity will feel like it's up around 105 for most
of the eastern half of the country and the southwest it's just hot but good morning. our temperatures coming down a couple of degrees today. right now, we get a live look at downtown san jose. 61 degrees. we'll see 60s as you head out and get the day started. 64 in concord. up to 87 in los gatos and redwood city. 76 in san francisco, on the embarcadero, to 68 today. 92 in concord. 72 in oakland. napa up to 83 degrees. 92 today in livermore. >> and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> dylan, thank you very much. you probably heard about programs to increase your brain power. now a major study has pinpointed one that can fight the symptoms of ageing. nbc special anchor maria shriver is in los angeles with more. good morning. >> good morning. we all know with age comes
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>> a top neuro scientists created hq based on years of research. he found like building muscles at the gym, you can build up your brain at any age. you're here to say that in fact you can grow your brain, 40, 50, 60? >> absolutely right. you have a capacity to continue to grow to the end of your life. you don't have to go into retreat. >> as i was about to find out, his brain workout isn't easy. >> you'll see one of these two vehicles. you have to remember which one it is. >> it's making me nervous because it's going really fast. he says his program works when others don't because it sharpens your brain speed and accuracy. the fundamentals needed for better memory and thinking skills. i'm growing my brain. my brain is getting fitter. it's not just talk. in a new long-term study of over 2,800 seniors funded by the
national institutes of health, researchers found those that took just several weeks of brain hq speed training had an up to 48% lower risk of dementia than others. even ten years after they stopped the program. jerry edwards is the study's lead author. >> these are significant findings that have a chance to change how we view the ageing process. >> reporter: trainees had fewer at fault car crashes and a much lower risk of depression. >> these exercises ended up lowering the cases of depression. why? >> very substantially. it's because you're uprighting processing the processes that control function. you are more alert. you're more on the ball. all of these things are by their nature anti-depressants. >> after just months on the program, phyllis says she was
transformed. her memory, speaking skills and even reading comprehension before than decades before. >> i don't have to sit down and say nature is going to be taking control of my life. i have control of my life. >> a subscription to brain headquarters cost between $8 and $14 a month but many libraries and senior centers off it for free. you can find out more information about the program at today.com. matt? >> you have five buyers right here on the sofa. that sounded great. >> it actually is. it's much harder than you think as well. i think a lot of people don't do these exercises because they're afraid of them and afraid they'll have a lower baseline but most important thing is to get on there and keep exercising your brain and that's really new philosophy that you can exercise your brain, grow it daily just like your body. >> great info. nice seeing you. thank you. up next, cool new tools and gadgets to keep your whole family entertained during the
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and hold onto the handle. >> would you rather see me on this or hoda on this? >> come on, hoda. you can do it. you will go back and forth. move your legs back and forth. hanging from the porch or trees. it's the hot new swing. what i love about it is small kids can sit and hold handles or big kids can -- >> you have to try it. who wants to see matt. >> grown-ups love it. >> this is so cool. it feels like it could be really good exercise, too. how is the dismount? >> 10. 10. >> talk about this. obstacle course in the air. >> this is designed with help of an american ninja warrior himself ryan arnold.
this is a ninja line. they go up the line and then they increase in challenge. these are not too hard and then they'll go to the next one. this is a great way to get kids and their parents fit and active and playing outside. >> love that. i like the swing we got going here at the end. >> way to go. keep going. >> one more. >> this is the swing that holds up to 500 pounds. two kids can get on it or a parent and children. it's really sturdy. they can spin and swing. again, these all are hung from trees. >> is it fun? having a good time? good for you. >> kids play together on their own with each other and not just always with parents. i love this. you're looking for first wheels for your toddler. what's great about this is these are for 1 year old and up and encourages them to scoot on their own and steer on their own and folds up flat to take it to the park or wherever you have to
go. the most fun thing in preschool was water and sand table. this seems simple. kids love these. this is a sand and water table. this one is filled in shaving dre cream. they love it. they can draw letters in it. they love to get messy. you can get in there and get messy. >> have you smelled that? >> this isn't your first rodeo. kids love a tree house. if you don't have room to build one of your own, this can hold three to four kids in there on their own. they can have snack time, story time, pretend play and l.e.d. lights light up at night. hang it from the tree or they sell this fun crescent stand for a portable tree house. and if you don't have room for a
big trampoline. this is junior jumper. safer. they have handles. they can bounce high. this can go inside or outside. in the winter bring it in and keep them active inside as well and then finally i love these. these are the megabounce ball. they bounce super high. i can bounce it so high off your camera. it goes on sand or grass. >> that's fantastic. >> meredith, great ideas. thank you very much. that's going to get the camera. for more ideas and add your own, head to today.com/parentingteam and join o. we're cooking up the perfect summer dessert. but first this is "today" on nbc.
"today's food" is brought to you by toaster strudel." >> we show you that making pies is easy as pie. here to share a great recipe, author of "let them eat cake." good to see you. it's pie week. >> pie week always in my house. >> what's your go-to pie if you weren't making this recipe? >> apple pie or banana cream pie or -- any kind of pie. >> this is devil's cream pie. let's take a look at the ingredients. we have oreos. >> my favorite. so this takes 36 oreos which is exactly the number in a regular old pack because if there were more, i would eat them and then butter, chocolate, espresso powder, gelatin. good stuff. >> we do crust first? >> you pulverize the cookies
with filling in there. if i didn't, i would scrap them with my teeth and eating the filling. we add just a little bit of butter. >> this is a healthy recipe i can tell already. >> if i were doing this for real, i would take two tablespoons of this cookie set aside for later and it's a magical ingredient. get that nice and moist. you take a little bit to make sure it sticks together so it will work. you just put it inside -- >> how thick do you want that to be inside? >> you just want to make sure there are no moist clumps or dry clumps. >> thick in terms of here? >> you want to go up the sides. thin enough layer on the bottom that you have enough cookie to run it up the sides. it doesn't have to look perfect up top. jagged edges. make it look evil. >> what's in here? >> that's heavy cream, sugar and salt. you get it just to a boil and as that's happening, you have some
milk and gelatin and you want to sprinkle gelatin evenly over cool milk. it helps it set up. we'll put chocolate in there, too. the gelatin just gives it smoother mouth feel and when you cut it, it stands up to attention and looks gorgeous. >> we have people downstairs digging into this. >> it's so good. i need a big glass of milk. >> going right to hell. >> that's why i did it. >> look how cool that looks. a pattern on top. >> now it's bloomed in this one which means that the gelatin is saturated. if it doesn't get like this, you'll bet hard bits of gelatin. after this comes to a boil, you take it off and add your gelatin and stir that up. thank you, sir. you add vanilla. and then this is vanilla bean paste which is my favorite. you can use regular. you can use other extracts. if you like orange, chocolate, that's perfect. dump in that chocolate. i'll do that and you stir.
you just make sure that gets melty enough that it is melted. melty is pretend. here we have it. you want to strain it. here's espresso powder that makes it more chocolatey. >> did you chill something here? >> yes. i bake the crust for ten minutes. you don't have to bake the crust. if it's hot and you are like, forget it. i'm not going turn on the oven. ten minutes to make it crispy and then sieve it into the crust. and it will come right through. and if there are any bits of gelatin leftover, they'll get stopped by the sieve. it will go a lot faster in case you're impatient like i am.
this is swiss meringue. i add a little bit of salt. i do. i swear. >> it's humid. >> and then you put it on top of hot water and whisk it until it's melted and reaches 160 degrees because that kills the nasty in there. no raw eggs. and then you whip it on high until it's nice and fluffy. and you just dump this gorgeousness on top of the pie. you could pipe it and be fancy. no. i just like to do it. you can also torch it. >> i want to take a piece. guys, what's the verdict? >> unbelievable. >> it's so indulgent and delicious. >> and there are other options. put peanut butter mousse or strawberry mousse on top. >> that's attractive, matt. >> this is really good. >> we saw that. >> i didn't want it to fall on the floor. thank you so much. fun to work with you. we have recipes for this and
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this morning on "today's take," . plus the cast of . that's easy as pie. all that coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. welcome to "today" on this monday morning, july 25th, 2016. everybody is happy right at this moment at 9:00 because i'm here with our good friend wwe superstar and ray of sunshine john cena. tamron and willie are in
philadelphia for the democratic national convention. we'll get the latest from there in a couple minutes. is this something you selected? >> this is my morning jam. i love the piano. >> let me ask you this. you're in your house, apartment -- >> i live in the sky. from one place to another. >> when you're in a private moment and "my house" comes in and you're all alone, it's just you and flo rida and nobody is looking, how does john cena react? >> i relate often back to wwe. it makes me think of big wres e wrestle mania moments. >> can you dance alone in front of a heremirror? >> i only danced on this show when i learned how to twerk and that was a disaster. i folded. i can't unlive that. >> you would seem like you have
moves. >> i have two step. that's it. >> you've been busy. we'll talk about things you have coming up. as matt said at the end of the 8:00 hour, the espys are such a great award show to watch. i actually flipped it on and there you were hosting that. i feel like you have a lot of hosting hats. that one seemed to be to me in your power alley because you're an athlete, you're connecting but you also know how to work a room like that. >> the thing about the espys is it does celebrate a year in athletics but it's a wonderful show in that it does get you to think, laugh and cry and it's very emotional moment. there has to be some mood lightening and humor involved. we took a chance and everybody had a fun time. >> you got something coming up with flo rida. what's cooking? >> a concert august 18th. they're going to kick off a week for us and we're doing that concert on august 18th and proceeds will go to a good cause
which will help fund research for children's cancer, pediatric cancer and follow-up to that is a performance by wwe at the barclay's on august 2 1 which everyone can catch live and that's party slam. i'll be there. i don't know what i'm going to do. >> what do you do at these kind of things? >> i have fun. if you're going to see me dance, it would be there. >> would you go on lip sync battle? >> i would not. >> this is how you know someone is not telling the truth. look at me. you said no. but you nodded. they say that your nonverbal is -- >> yes. yes. >> you'll be busy hosting another big event. the teen choice awards are coming up. >> i snuck into co-host with victoria justice last day of july. we have all sorts of things going on. i am now not on mondays for wwe
anymore. you can't see john cena but smackdown is live on tuesday nights. don't get too pumped up. it's not until tomorrow night. >> i'll wait. >> i can see you're excited as well. >> so we're going to talk a little bit about men's fashion since you have on this adorable -- >> i'm wearing a couch. >> this british newspaper was giving men's dos and don't about what to wear in the summertime. i want to see if you agree. is this to work or just in life? >> we should set the record -- i don't know. hawaiian shirts. >> hawaiian shirts is the first one. would you wear a hawaiian shirt. there was a party and you're going to your friend's house? >> i would never wear it to work. there's a reason they make hawaiian shirts. a relaxed atmosphere having fun in the heat, i would go for it. >> i'm a fan of a hawaiian shirt. my boyfriend is crazy about
hawaiian shirts. there was another study that said they were back in. i think it takes a real man to wear a hawaiian shirt. don't you? >> i need to stock up on hawaiian shirts then. >> what about boat shoes? do you wear those? >> i do spend time in florida so it's hot all year. i wear boat shoes all year. >> britain says no. >> i'm kicked off the island. >> shorts to work? >> no. i wear shorts every day to work. >> look at you. >> you got me. would i wear shorts here? no. i wear shorts every day of my life. i wear jean shorts. it's like the '90s are back. why are you still hanging on? it's not cool yet. >> how about this sneakers outside of the gym? they say no. >> i say yes. i say yes. stylish and sneakers are a part of culture. really classy shoes out there. i think they totally go. >> they say socks are a no go.
>> no socks. it depends. i'm not agreeing with great britain on this one. >> okay. so we're going to switch gears just a little bit. as we told you and as you know, news is coming out of philadelphia where the democratic national convention is being held in philly and that's where tamron hall is. hey, tamron. >> hey hoda. hi, john. you did a fantastic job on the espys. i'm getting feedback here. you were talking about casual dress. john was with us in casual attire. full-on suit to what he was wearing. >> casual. >> i'll put this back in so i can hear you. >> casual. that's the day i learned to twerk. >> that was all in one day. and hoda, for the record -- we're a minute from having a full-on afro. >> we have weather sensitive
hair. we stay away from rain whenever we can. >> humidity that's at 90%. let me rush down details of dnc because when i come back i'll have a fro. senator bernie sanders and first lady michelle obama will speak and elizabeth warren is part of tonight's agenda. yesterday the story the chair of the democratic national committee, debbie wasserman-schultz announced she'll step down at the end of the convention in the wake of leaked e-mails that suggest that some within the dnc may have favored hillary clinton in the primary. looking ahead, former new york mayor michael bloomberg will endorse hillary clinton later this week. that came as a big surprise yesterday. and there had been some lighter moments of really sweet moment last night at the dnc as staff prepared for the convention.
staffer liz hart was on the stage at the wells fargo center five miles from where we are when a video began to play on the big screen ending with a question will you marry me written on the sand in the beach. her boyfriend got down on one knee and proposed and what did she say, hoda? >> she said yes. >> she said yes! >> how sweet. >> in the city of brotherly love, we've got a lot of love there. i counted individually. nine and growing. willing to deal with the heat and humidity. it's going to be a -- dylan will have more details but seriously it's going to be feel-like temperature around 100. these nine people really love watching "today's take." >> they are hardy. >> it could feel like 105. just so you know.
it's a very, very wet heat. and that's why we have these heat advisories in effect. when you add in the humidity, it feels like it's that much warmer. we could even break a record high temperature today in philadelphia. the forecast is about 97 degrees. again, it will feel like it's 106 later on today. new york city will feel like 101. hartford will feel like 100. you go farther south, it's warmer and more humid and it feels even worse. it's important to note that you need to drink a lot of water, stay inside during that 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. time frame and watch out for pets and elderly, too. we do have a cold front that will help cool us down. it takes until the end of the week before it hits the northeast. back through the midwest, chicago should hit 84 we are in for some clouds that are quickly clearing along the coastline and some sunshine inland. it's 62 degrees right now in san francisco and the trivalley 66 degrees and a mild 57 for the
north bay. it will still be hot in the trivalley, but coming down from the triple digit temperatures we had yesterday we'll be up to 82 degrees in the peninsula. 87 in the north and south bay. san francisco expecting a high of 68 degrees as skies become sunny later on today and our temperatures warming up for the rest of the week. >> that's your latest forecast. >> thank you. i was noticing your hands. they're huge. >> usually it's 10:00 hour. now we shifted it. >> they're huge. coming up next, never have i coming up next, never have i ever played with cast of "bad if you suffer from a dry mouth, then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. coming up next, never have i ever played with cast of "bad but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? well, there is biotene, specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants...
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work. >> when you're in the car the first time with the newborn in the car seat. >> driving 20 miles an hour home. do you really drive that slowly? >> yes. i sat in the back seat with him. what if the car. >> he because they're so little. >> now that they're bigger, they develop these personalities so now that they're not as breakable, do they ever give you a moment where you wonder did you really just say that? >> every day. i start writing stuff down because it is so ridiculous. constant ridiculousness. and the other day i said are you going to finish your breakfast. dude, i'm eating it. she's five. she's five. and then i found myself not even knowing it, dude, you don't have to give me attitude. dude you're so annoying. back and forth. what have i done? >> i'm going to be late for my first soccer practice. >> i'm sorry. i'm trying. >> try harder, dude.
>> in the movie you guys are a little bit overstressed. overworked. overrun like most real moms. in real life, what do you do for a mommy time-out? >> i like to workout and probably the only time i have a moment to myself. not because of that but it's the only time i have a moment to myself. twice a week i do pilates. it's not like i'm running marathons. >> i'm done with you. i need a time-out. you take care of yourself and we switch and we sort of know that eye contact and we immediately engage the kids so nobody ever gets too frustrated with one kid. >> before we go, we want to play a little game of never have i ever but "bad moms" edition. we pulled some of these from hashtag bad mom moments. never have i ever given my kid
cake for breakfast because i was too tired to make pancakes. >> i've had cake many times for breakfast. >> or something similar to cake. a muffin that was really just cake. >> me. all the time. >> never have i ever told my child that when ice cream truck plays music it actually means the truck is out of ice cream. >> that's a great idea. >> that's clever. >> my husband's mother told him that. yeah. >> did it work? >> yes. >> good for her. >> i told her that all of the ice cream on that truck had strawberries in it because she's allerg allergic. i've done that. i use it all the time. can i have -- >> it has strawberries in it. >> never have i ever secretly hoped that my kids will go to bed early so i can actually go to bed early. >> that's a full glass for me.
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i'm very much looking forward to this being one of those movies. financial movies always are high risk, high reward. what was it like being a woman in a position known as a boys club? >> i did a lot of research and i was lucky to talk to a lot of women who are on wall street and were not only inspiration for this character and the other female characters but also investors in the movie. so i was given a crash course on how to walk the fine line between being tough and being soft and that perception and that's a very timely issue. >> what did they tell you to be? >> they said it's a lot of psychological -- there's a lot of work in terms of reading the person. sometimes you have to hold their hand and nurture them and sometimes you have to push them. depends. it's an asset that women have in
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traffic good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. right now we have bright sunshine and temperatures now in the upper 50s. it's now 61 in oakland. 63 degrees in san jose. as we go into this afternoon, it will be in the cooler in spots. especially as you head for the inland valleys. it will still be hot reaching into the low to mid-90s.
72 degrees in oakland. let's head over to mike for a look at the roadways. >> overall looking pretty good. the south bay u starting to show better movement. but the one i'm worried about is southbound 101 as you approach the exit. we have a crash and there's a traffic break going on right now. should clear quickly, but i'll track that on the peninsula. a smooth flow northbound toward the coliseum. still slow, but the earlier crash at 66 has cleared. i don't see anything remaining in lanes. >> thank you very much. that's it for us right now. we'll see you in just 30 minutes.
taking a look at the headlines. a wildfire north of los angeles is gaining power this morning. two days after it first started. the fire destroyed 18 homes and burned more than 33,000 acres. about 10,000 homes have been evacuated. so much smoke in the air that fire fighting planes had to be grounded. the most extreme fire behavior so early in the season. >> international governing body ruled seven national athletes are not eligible for the olympics because of doping violations. olympic officials ruled sunday they would not ban the entire russian team from the game and said they would let each sports
governing body decide. >> a major shakeup for a silicone valley legend. verizon is buying yahoo for $4.8 billion. hoping to get a most in advertising technology. includes yahoo's e-mail service and websites devoted to finance and sports. ford says all of it's 2017 models will be smartphone ready. every ford car, truck and suv will come with its think three entertainment system. also compatible with apple's car play and drivers can use their iphones or an droids to access apps on their vehicle screen. the star ship enterprise soared to first place. "star trek beyond," ticket sales of almost $60 million. the secret life of pets next and third place was a tie between lights out and ghostbusters.
i have a lot of movie watching to do. >> i know. i haven't seen any yet. >> me either. c'mon in. >> a special handshake or something. >> it's going to take a while. >> i'll focus on the weather which we have a chance of scattered showers through the northeast through philadelphia, washington, d.c., pittsburgh as we get to the middle of the week again because of the heat, humidity, we're looking at popup scattered showers and storms through the south. also across the midwest, scattered showers and storms by later in the week. this whole general area where the heat and humidity will continue for the most part and improve through the midwest, especially where temperatures will be at or below normal. above normal in the western half and the eastern part of the country by the middle of the week again the coast will deal above normal and much above normal in california and pacific
skies are clearing along the coastline. we're seeing some sunshine for the south bay. and that's where highs will reach to the mid- to upper 80s and some low 90s in gill roy. expect a high of 82 degrees. 83 in napa. 92 in concorde. and pleasanton, 90 degrees. our temperatures running slightly above average in spots, but we'll get very hot as we go to the next couple days. we're talking valley temperatures over 100 degrees. that's your latest forecast. >> all right. dylan, thank you. kids love these lazy days because they get a break from the school grind. but the national center for summer learning says student who is do not engage their brain lose the equivalent of two months' worth of math and reading skills. >> here to prevent the summer brain drain is mom laurie sacks. >> we're in the midst of the lazy summer days but we can have
so much fun. we'll start with metamorphosis. our original butterfly garden and lady bug land. we start getting everything we need. then we get our cater pillers. >> we'll watch it turn into a butterfly. >> and eventually into the painted lady butterflies. same thing for our lady bugs, we have our larvae. 7 to s 10 days. we'll feed them and release them. >> i would say even for a grown-up. >> so cool. >> back to the cards are great. bicycle makes educational ones. there is a deck of shark cards, so 52 fascinating sharks, and our presidential deck. so we have all 44 presidents and
four first ladies as well. kids get an education. >> i should point out that young man who john was standing behind, were you so excited to see john? he was like this. john cena is here? >> there is nothing more stressful than kids getting ready for tests. so all kinds of but i love this. the s.a.t. prep gives you 150 cards, it's vocabulary. a question how would you tell a friend he or she is too girlish? which means they talk too much. it's a great social way to get going. >> so these are for what age? >> this is for like 14 and up but they start younger. >> let's use our hands. >> is our budding engineers, our design and drill power play vehicle. three kids here, race car, summonster truck, kids put it together, use the kids friendly
drill. they customize it with stickers, then they put it together, take it apart. have a great time. now we're going to talk about harnessing energy. so this is our air arpd water power. what we do, this is just water. water and air. we can, by the way, make 15 models from one kit. all i did is pump it and then -- >> down there too. >> it goes. look, no battery, no motor. nothing. how cool is that. kids are going to learn about natural energy and how forceful it is. and let's talk about physics. this is robotics. let's give these a try. >> while we're doing that -- >> kids put this together by snapping it. there you go. and this one is all about the gear. >> we have a couple of seconds. >> we have our first piano. you want to play? so this is great. 61 keys instead of 81.
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eggs, sugar, lemon juice and touch that i had is sour cream that makes it flakey. you're a huge baker, right? >> i am. i didn't know about sour cream. >> what we do is take all of the dry ingredients and when i mix it, all that butter. you add butter. >> look at that. >> this delicious butter goes inside there. once it goes inside there, we add a pinch of salt to get flavor in there and then butter is cold. cold. run with me here. then we add sour cream and vinegar to here. john, you're doing so well. >> i'm in the right place right now. >> sour cream or add it in there. add sour cream and put vinegar in the water. you slowly -- here you go, you add this in the top here. as you go.
boom, boom, add. go faster. we have a minute left. >> do you have muscles? >> no. >> cool, i'll do this for you. you take the crust out and take this. form it. >> look at those hands. >> dear god, john. >> have you ever seen hands like that. >> here we go. >> who needs a mix ter wher whe is around. >> if you want to spend money you don't have to. blind bake it. we take parchment -- >> you don't put it in the oven with eyes closed. >> what's the point of having beans in the pie crust? >> keeps the crust down otherwise it's puffy. make the custard. roll up sleeves. >> i'm in a jacket.
i'm so afraid of you right now. >> hold your hand up next to his. >> dear god. >> enough about that. back to meringue. >> all right. water, cornstarch, bring it to a boil. mix it in there. put it in there. we're going. comes to a boil. lemon juice and butter. you make custard. then it goes to here. >> ends up looking like this. john made this beautiful pie. try this. >> finish the last of this. >> eat it with your hands, john. i dare you. >> oh no. >> are you going to do this? >> victory. >> do it. >> yes! yes! do you like that? >> did you get lemon in there? is it good? >> head to today.com/food. coming up next, o.a.r. performs their newest song live right after this.
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"xx." the name of the song is important to you, isn't it? >> when we were coming up with the album and the idea, i looked at my kids and i realized i have one responsibility in the world. it's to move forward. be an example for them. the song is about not standing still. ever. especially now in the climate that we're in. we need to move forward. move forward. that's what i want to set a good example for the kids. >> continue to evolve after 20 years. congratulations on a long success. without further ado, let's hear the song. >> good to see you. >> you, too. ♪
it will still be hot for the interior valley, but over the next couple days, we are expecting those highs to reach closer to 100 degrees. let's head over to mike to see what's happening on the roadways. >> first, the rails. bart recovering from a 20-minute delay system wide. delays up to 20 minutes in some stations. no delay the a the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll show you the map where anywhere north of the san mateo bridge, traffic flows smoothly. still slowing westbound 84. slower drive from pomp ler to san mateo. happening now, a car smashed into a north bay u senior center. the driver is under arrest. why police say the situation could have been a lot worse. hours from now the democratic national convention gets underway. . you can find out what you need to know with a link to our dnc guide. you can access that straight
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> your day just looked up, right? hell everybody. so glad you're here with us. it's fun day monday, july 25th. hope you had a great weekend. that is "shattered" by o.a.r. after 25 years, they're still churning out music. they'll be performing all summer long in front of sold-out crowds and will sing this song for us in a little bit. >> they also have done a video for the rio olympics that i'm excited to see. >> and we are here with our